Tag Archive: Giveaway!

Sewing for Tweens – Pattern Choices

Today we’re going to share some things we’ve learned about sewing for tweens.  We’re going to focus on pattern choices; what’s available, what they’ll wear!  You can also check out our thoughts on fabric choices over at the Cali Fabrics blog, later next week. We’re joining the Growing Up Handmade blog tour.  It’s all about […]

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Polina Peplum and French Terry Ila

We are so excited to be a part of the Coffee + Thread patterns blog tour.  As you might know, we love Olga’s patterns, and we’ve sewn up both the Antalya dress and the Elena dress before.  For the tour, we would have loved to sew either one of those 2 dresses again, but we […]

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Win the Spring Collection!

Hey y’all – today I’ve got something fun for you – a giveaway! You can win all the patterns featured in the spring lookbook. Take a scroll through it below: Enter now through the end of the day Monday, March 27 to win. Must be 18 to enter, void where prohibited by law. One winner Read the Rest…

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Pattern Review and Giveaway: Indygo Junction Everyday Tank

Hi!  My name is Judi and I have a pattern review for you. It was my pleasure to make Indygo Junction’s Everyday Tank. Indygo Junction describes the Everyday Tank as follows: “Classic tank top which features decorative mini-pleats along the front neckline. Finish with bias along neckline, arm holes and curved hem. Available in two lengths. The…

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100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 48 + Giveaway!

Hello and welcome back to Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along! We are down to the final quilt block. Can you believe it? We are having a giveaway to celebrate, but first let’s take one more look at this wonderful … Continue reading

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Chetnanigans Elite Hook Organizer Giveaway!

I have something very exciting to share with you!!! I’ve been fans of Chetnanigans for years. Sean and Holly are such lovely people and they make such beautiful handmade hook organizers. I’m a real sucker for gorgeous woodwork! Here’s my organizer, just as pretty as can be. When Sean told me he wanted to giveaway […]

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7 Years Of Blogging & Giveaway

Wow, how did that happen? Seven years of sharing my sewing, my life, my dog. It’s my bloggiversary today. I’ve made lots of lifetime friends, I’ve made a lot of clothes (I just chucked some out this morning!) and I’ve … Continue reading

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My Latest Obsession: God’s Eyes or Ojo de Dios and a Giveaway

You guys! Remember those fun yarn weavings from summer camp? Yah, those colorful God’s Eyes. (Did you just have a flashback?)  Well, they’re back in a big way but they’ve grown up a bit. I’m obsessed with making these little beauties right now. … Continue reading

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Kaffee Fassett’s Adventures in Color – Book Review and Giveaway

Happy Saturday everyone! I’m a bit late with this today. My computer isn’t recognizing my camera and I wasn’t able to get the photos I took onto my computer! I’ve been at the Farmers Market all day and just got home. These photos are taken with my ipho…

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Happy Friday + Sewing Happiness Winter Tour (Giveaways!)

Happy Friday, friends! I’m thrilled to announce a little blog/IG tour of sorts happening over the next couple of weeks. A few of my wonderful international sewing friends have agreed to do a feature of Sewing Happiness, and we’re doing a giveaway that includes a signed book + 45 euro gift certificate from the wonderful […]

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Another Archer and #SewingCommunityGives

Another day, another Archer. I’ve now made Grainline’s Archer shirt more than any other pattern. What can I say, I love this pattern! A classic button-down shirt with an easy fit and no darts? Sign me up! This pink and… Continue Reading

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Giveaway Winner

Last week during the Runway Skirt blog tour, we had saw so many beautiful skirts!  A huge thank you to each and everyone who sewed and modeled a Runway Skirt. Make sure you didn’t miss a single day: 12/5 Day 1 12/6 Day 2 12/7 Day 3 12/8 Day 4 12/9 Day 5 And many of you […]

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This Adorable Cookie Bag is Perfect For Your Next Cookie Exchange and a Winner

Now that the holidays are in full swing, cookie exchange season is upon us. But the last thing you should do is show up to the sugar fest with plastic-wrapped sweets resting on boring paper plates. Bah, humbug! Give your … Continue reading

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Happy Friday + Drop Top!

Happy Friday! Has it really been over four months since I posted something I made for myself?? Whoo-boy, it’s been a long time. Well, I’m bursting at the seams to tell you all about the Drop Top by Madeit Patterns today — I’ve already worn my Drop top multiple times and can’t wait to make […]

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Happy Friday + Drop Top!

Happy Friday! Has it really been over four months since I posted something I made for myself?? Whoo-boy, it’s been a long time. Well, I’m bursting at the seams to tell you all about the Drop Top by Madeit Patterns today — I’ve already worn my Drop top multiple times and can’t wait to make […]

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These Cozy Sweater Trees are Perfect For Your Holiday Decorating and a Giveaway

A funny thing happened on the way to holiday decorating this year, I started WAY before Thanksgiving. I know, I know, you’re supposed to wait until AFTER Thanksgiving, but sometimes I just can’t help myself. The past few weekends I’ve … Continue reading

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Book Review + GIveaway – Ben Pentreath’s English Houses + A Story

I am so excited to share with you all today a fabulous new book called English Houses: Inspirational Interiors from City Apartments to Country Manor Houses. It is written by Ben Pentreath. The photographs are by Jan Baldwin and it is published in the U…

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Be a Yarn Hero! – free hat pattern for charity

Are you looking for a way to use your creative energy for good? Or are you just looking for a simple way to give back? Be a Yarn Hero!  I’ve teamed up with Lion Brand and 14 other really cool bloggers to share patterns and different ways you can use your hooks and needles to spread joy and warmth this season. I’ve turned my Rowan Crochet Hat Pattern into a

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Gather Azaire top and dress – with a giveaway

Hello everyone!  Jeepers I have such a backlog of projects to share with you and this is no exception.  This is the latest pattern from Gather – the Azaire top and dress.  I was a pattern tester for the Azaire quite a while back now- which I thought I would highlight with some ‘then & now’ […]

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New From Annie’s Publishing: My Refashioned Sweaters On-Line Class and a Giveaway

I’m super excited to announce the release of my new on-line and video class for Annie’s Publishing. And, it’s just in time for the holiday gift giving and present making season! I had so much fun getting this class ready for you when … Continue reading

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A Few More Books & Notions

This week marks the last of two things — the last new episode of Design Studio with Thomas Knauer, and the last QN Blog giveaway. There will still be lots of new episodes of other inspiring quilting shows on QNNtv, … Continue reading

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Uptown Downtown Maxi Dress {Project Sew It}

If you thought I was late for the last Project Sew It post I did, just wait until you read about today’s project! There’s something inspirational going on this year.  Celina of Petit a Petit and Family created Project Sew It.  You can read all about it here, but the basic premise is to sew one thing every month.  I’m putting my own twist on it by sewing one thing for each of my nieces and nephews for their birthdays this year.  It won’t end up being once per month, and sometimes it’ll be more than once per month, but it’s

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Autumn Spice

No matter how many times we check and double-check a pattern, sometimes we make a mistake. More often than not when we get asked if a pattern is correct, it actually is (though we always check again anyway). Sometimes it … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 30 + Giveaway

Hi – here we are halfway through October. The leaves have turned their autumn colors here in Colorado and are starting to fall from the trees. Although we have had some warm days, the cooler weather is definitely keeping me … Continue reading

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Last Flowers of 2016 + Botanical Inspiration – A New Book + Giveaway

We got frost a couple nights ago. My zinnias that have been blooming so bountifully are gone. The morning glories are gone too. The sunflowers have been over for a while. The birds and the squirrels have been fighting over the seeds.  T…

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Happy Friday + Giveaway!

Happy Friday, my friends! I’m becoming comfortable with my new routines. I like posting just once a week, and maybe in a few months, the urge to post more will surface but for now, this feels just right. K’s school time has shifted significantly this year, which means that we have to wake up almost […]

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Staff Picks Books

My design wall is currently blank. I finished piecing the Mardi Gras themed Irish Chain quilt I posted about a couple of weeks ago (which I decided not to add another border to, so it looks essentially the same as that … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Things Play {Twig & Tale Blog Tour}

Sometimes you get to be part of something that is just plain fun!  That’s what today’s sewing is about…Where The Wild Things Play.  Warning: it’s a picture heavy post, but I think you’ll see why.  And if you make it to the end, reward yourself by entering the giveaway! Recently an Indie sewing company decided to change it’s name.  The former Big Little pattern company changed their name to Twig + Tale.  It perfectly describes what this company is about.  Fun, nature, wild things, upcycling, and did I mention fun?  You simply must go over and check them out. To

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FREE Stuff Friday!!

FREE Stuff Friday!!

One lucky winner will receive 3 packs of glass seed beads, Glass Pebble Beads, A strand of Twinkle Angel Beads, a snowman button pendant, a strand of Blue Moon Metal Beads, and Halloween gems! Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post […]

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The Winner of the Insulated Lunch Bag and Snack Bag

There are some weekends that you need to stop working and just hook onto the boat and head to the river with your ruggedly handsome husband. Well, that just what we did last Saturday and we had a blast! Needless to say, … Continue reading

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