Monday, May 23, 2011

Giveaway Day!


I'm excited to be participating again in Sew Mama Sew's Giveaway Day!  I'm giving away two items to the lucky winner:

First, your choice of either of my two PDF sewing patterns:



More info about each pattern if you click on the photos.

Second, this green patchwork zip clutch, or your choice of any other zip clutch/pouch or tote bag in my Etsy shop.



To enter leave a comment on this post telling me what your most recent sewing project was (or your most favorite recent project).  As a thank you to my readers, you can get one bonus entry if you are (or become) a follower, feed subscriber or like my facebook page, for a total of two possible entries - leave me a second comment letting me know that you follow, subscribe and/or like on facebook for your second entry.

The winner will be picked at random, and the giveaway is open to both U.S. and international entries.  The giveaway will close at midnight 11 pm Eastern time [updated so I get some sleep!] on May 25 and I will contact the winner via email - so make sure you have an email address in your blogger profile, or include it in your comment!

Thanks, good luck and happy giveaway day!


UPDATE:  Thanks to everyone who has entered so far!  I am loving reading about all your projects.  To keep the odds of winning good, if there are more than 250 entries I will pick a second winner who will get their pick of either sewing pattern!

GIVEAWAY CLOSED - WILL POST WINNER SHORTLY!  Thanks :)

371 comments:

  1. Hey Kate,
    My most recent (and first!) project was a pillowcase, but you know that. ;) There's a picture of it up on my blog if you want to check it out. I'm hooked! Now I'm going to need more projects!

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  2. I liked Needle and Spatula on fb!

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  3. My most recent favorite project was the coasters. They were quick, fun and useful. Thanks for the sweet giveaway!

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  4. Im working on a king size coin quilt for my dad for father's day. Its taking up most of my crafting-time lately but I'm super excited to give it to him in person when we go visit for 4th of July weekend :)

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  5. I am a follower of your cute blog :)

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  6. Hello! My most recent project (still working on) is a set of placemats.

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  7. Hi!
    My latest project was a bunch of zippered pouches for Sunday School teacher gifts!

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  8. I'm a follower, and LOVE your blog!

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  9. I love your site! I'm making an apron right now! laurasienas (at) gmail (dot) com

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  10. I'm making a quilt with Drunkards Path pieces formed into fish shapes, so I'm going to check out your tutorial to see if I can work out how to do it!

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  11. ...and I've just become a follower, and look forward to seeing more of your blog!

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  12. I think the favourite project was the unicorn I made for my daughter for Easter! You can see pics on my blog if you like. I was so happy how it turned out ... never thought I could get it to look so well. :-)

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
    You are welcome to check out mine, too. You could win some custom-made buttons! :-)

    ulli-xox [at] web [dot] de

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  13. My most recent project was a Mug Rug for the swap on Flickr, and I'm so happy with it! Thanks fot the chance!

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  14. My latest project is a dresden plate quilt
    Thanks

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  15. One of my favorite sewing projects recently was making a baby sling for my soon-to-be bundle of joy. I would love to make the messenger bag as a diaper bag!

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  16. I recently made a quilt! It was so much fun! It's a little small for the bed, but we use it anyway.
    katelyn.j.stephens at gmail dot com

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  17. I'm a follower :)
    katelyn.j.stephens at gmail dot com

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  18. i just finished a bunch of baby stuff for a friend. thanks for a fun giveaway!

    --cheers

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  19. I'm not a lemming, but I am a follower!

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  20. Currently I'm working on a blue gradation quilt.

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  21. My most recent favorit project was a dress (my first!) that I made myself. I'm now getting distracted by embroidery, believe it or not, and am working on stitching my daughter's initial onto a skirt I'm making for her. I would love to win the yoga tote and make it for my mom.

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  22. And I've been following this blog for a while now.

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  23. My most recent sewing project was a cape for a little ninja softie I made for my son.

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  24. My most recent sewing project was some scrappy bunting!

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  25. My latest project was reuseable grocery/market bags out of some left over upholstery material I had. tjchez@charter.net

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  26. I love being a follower on your blog is so fun to see what you are making.

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  27. I am making a queen size quilt for my bed !
    Thank you for the giveaway!

    marika_ouellet@hotmail.com

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  28. Right now I'm working on some aprons, but there are always a number of projects awaiting my attention. :)

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  29. Yup. I'm a stalker, er, follower of yours via the various social network sites. ;-)

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  30. Lovely giveaway! My most recent finished project was my Supernova quilt.

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  31. I just started Camille Roskelley's "Just Swell" sewing machine cover!

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  32. I've been making the "easy Striped table-runner" and mug rugs from the scraps.

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  33. My most recent project was a bag for the front of my bike to carry a few necessities when we're out riding. I just need to put the closure on it! :)

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  34. I like your Facebook page & follow your blog!

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  35. I just finished a pink and white coins quilt. it was my first machine quilting project. i'm amazed by how happy i am with it.

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  36. my recent sewing project was pouches!

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  37. I love making pj's for my little guy - he totally digs it and wears them every night :)

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  38. I;ve been doing alot of upcycling lately. It's been a really fun challenge

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  39. I am currently working on a hexagon quilt made of recycled/vintage orange fabrics!!

    xo Steph

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  40. I'm making a Sweet Little Dress from Leila and Ben. Thanks for the giveaway. Your shop is awesome.

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  41. i like to resew... last thing was a baby lovie

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  42. I just finished up an art doll! I plan to post a tutorial for her today or tomorrow. Thanks for a great giveaway! jinglesells at gmail dot com

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  43. My Most Recent Project was a Plain Cotton Shirt. It the most beautiful stretchy cotton chocolate brown material

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  44. My most recent project is a quilt I am working on that I designed called Circle me Back to Amsterdam. you can check it out here on my blog. www.randomthoughtsdoordi.blogspot.com

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  45. I just made a little quilt this weekend.

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  46. My most recent project vas a cute purse. I love sewing bags.

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  47. I'm working on a soft applique book for my new nephew.

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  48. Wow, I love that green little purse!
    I am at the moment busy repurposing old embroderies from the thrift shops into little bags and purses, and am enjoying it big time!

    dorte_dk (at) yahoo.dk

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  49. Kate what a nice giveaway! My favorite project recently was making Jane's Market bag for a swap so fun and cute.

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  50. My most resent project was a stack and wack using Asian fabric.

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  51. My most recent sewing project was the patchwork library tote I made/am making for this Giveaway Day!

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  52. That pouch is adorable! My recent project was the pillow I made for my giveaway today!

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  53. very cute pouch and patterns!
    my most recent project are the wallets in my shop :)

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  54. Just finished making a pair of shorts for my son. Cute patterns by the way

    lestra77 at yahoo dot com

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  55. Oh and i'm a follower now too.

    Thanks again.

    lestra77 at yahoo dot com

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  56. Thanks! I'd love to make the yoga mat carrier for my daughter.

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  57. I recently finished making a quilted wall hanging for a craft swap. So much fun! Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  58. I just finished a Dr. Seuss quilt. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  59. My most recent sewing project was a ring pillow for a friend who got married on the 21st (the day the world was supposed to end). I quilted with silver metallic thread on white silk for the pillow top, then added midnight blue ribbon roses I made with little silver beads in the center to the top. It looked great and her wedding was wonderful!

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  60. I just made a drawstring yoga mat bag for my sister. I'm so proud of it :)

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  61. I just started a sashiko project, which is my first foray into embroidery and has been quite fun even if I'm more of a machine quilting gal myself.

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  62. My most recent sewing project was a baby quilt for a friend, using the Zoo Menagerie fabric

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  63. My most recent project was a top pattern that I purchased from grainline!!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  64. Cool! Would love the messenger pattern!

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  65. A project that I'm loving is a do anything we want block for a bee-mate. I'm enjoying the creative process.

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  66. My latest finished sewing project was a padded cover for my nook! I used my serger to sew the edges too! Way easier.

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  67. pick me...pick me
    pmichel468@aol.com

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  68. I am currently working on an I-Spy blanket for my kids. What an undertaking! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  69. My most recent sewing project was a table runner with dragonflies on it.

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  70. My most recent project was a new bag for my daughter to hold her swim stuff. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  71. My most recent project was some flowers for my school bag. They look beautiful.

    ginnyaluna(at)gmail(dot)com

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  72. My most favorite recent project was a knot doll for my baby. My current project is a lap quilt for my m-i-l. Thanks for the giveaway!
    parknj at verizon dot net

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  73. I'm working on a plus quilt for my little girl right now. It's 30s reproduction fabrics. It makes me think of my grandmother.

    I really like your messenger bag. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  74. Ma favourite recent project was a pillow for a very good friend.

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  75. My most recent projects were bunting and a baby blanket :) Thanks for the chance!

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  76. I am currently sewing pieces together for the Mod Times QAL. It is starting to look like more than a scrap heap. YAY!

    Mary
    http://www.quiltgenius.com

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  77. I am a new follower.

    Mary
    http://www.quiltgenius.com

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  78. My latest projects are a shirred dress for my daughter and a felt cupcake.

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  79. My most recent sewing project was making this skirt from Clothkits: http://www.clothkits.co.uk/tealy-blue-trellick-skirt-p-283.html
    It's absolutely gorgeous, and I'm really proud of how it turned out. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  80. My most recent sewing project was "Kaleidoscope Quilt" and it was beautiful!
    jmistok(at)gmail(dot)com

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  81. I'm a new follower!
    jmistok(at)gmail(dot)com

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  82. my most recent projects have just been mending, but next will be a nametag bag!

    needlegrrl at gmail

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  83. My most recent project was a skirt for myself using fabric from the Bazaar Style collection. Before that, I made my daughter her first Easter dress.

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  84. My most recent project was picnic quilts for my twin sisters! fun to make. thank you for the lovely giveaway!

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  85. I am a new follower. thanks again.

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  86. My most recent sewing project: on a scrapbook layout!

    thanks also for a chance to win!
    kmassmanATgmailDOTcom

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  87. I'm following now!

    thanks also for a chance to win!
    kmassmanATgmailDOTcom

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  88. Latest project was a fishing game for my kids. Sewn lots and lots of fish!
    Ana

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  89. I am making pillowcases for christmas gifts right now...it's such an easy project

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  90. Those patterns and that clutch look great! My most recent sewing project was a set of aprons. One for the giveaway I'm hosting on my blog and one for my mom who is here for a visit. :)

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  91. Today's sewing project is leaders for the quilting frame. Thank you for participating in the SMS Giveaway Day. pennyguglie@aol.com

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  92. Thanks for the chance. I love your work! My recent project was a soft toy that a friend ordered, and I'll probably have to make one for my daughter after she fell in love with it...

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  93. Love that messenger bag! My favorite project as of late was a baby doll quilt for my little girl. I needed something small to practice quilting and it turned out really cute!

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  94. My most recent project is a dresden plate mug rug for my mom for her birthday...it's so cute...one dresden in the middle and two halves on either side.

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  95. My favorite project was making a bird mobile out of fabric. Kim
    kguerrier@strongtie.com

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  96. Last thing I made was a sun hat for DD, and 2 for my shop!

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  97. Great giveaway, thanks for a chance to win! my latest project where some baby skirts for summer for our 7 week old baby girl.

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  98. I am making a graduation quilt for my son. thanks for the chance to win.

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  99. i'm not much of a sewer - but am enjoying learning more to eventually add another craft to my list!

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  100. I haven't been doing a lot of sewing since we moved. I've actually been working on turning one of the rooms into a sewing room. Although now that it's mostly done I'm working on a picnic quilt for my mom's birthday.

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  101. I've been sewing a lot of appliquéd onesies for nieces, nephews and our 3rd boy due any day now. Also just completed a simple messenger bag for my niece and would love to attempt to take it to the next level and try your beautiful pattern!

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  102. My latest project has been a purse of my own design titled the "A" purse because the handle shape makes it look like an A. Im not done with it yet because my sewing machine has been on the fritz, but I am very excited to finish it! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  103. My last sewing project was a cute shirt makeover I did on a hand me down! It turned out cute:) It's on my blog!
    kweight@byu.net

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  104. I am following your sweet blog:)
    kweight@byu.net

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  105. I am working on a baby quilt with some Robert Kaufman fabrics:)

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  106. G'Day! I'm here for the Sew, Mama, Sew Giveaway Day! Please visit me, too:
    http://www.homemakerhoney.com/2011/05/sew-mama-sew-may-giveaway-day-ends-may.html

    Deborah
    Homemaker Honey
    @Homemaker_Honey
    homemakerhoney.com
    homemakerhoney @gmail .com

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  107. What a generous giveaway! Last sewing project was some dolls. Thanks!

    beccathorn7(at)gmail(dot)com
    Becca

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  108. I have been catching up on quilting my ufo's! Most recently I finished a baby quilt and mailed it off. At least she isn't one yet ;-) Great giveaway! Thanks for participating in SMS Giveaway.

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  109. Great giveaway! The green pouch is lovely. I am in a chapter of the Modern Quilt Guild and I have recently been working on my project for the Robert Kaufman Solids Charm Pack Challenge. akmajor (at) gmail (dot) com

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  110. It's great to see a fellow new hampshire resident blogging. I can totally sympathize with you and this winter! My last sewing projects were appliqued onesies and burp clothes!
    carriestetson@hotmail.com

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  111. My most recent projects have been mug rugs. I have been very inspired by those posted on so many blogs. I have been trying to make them more interesting and have been having a lot of fun with them.

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  112. I love your blog name! I'm in the middle of making a fabric basket for my daughters tricycle.

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  113. I just finished sewing a dress for my daughter....and just winged it! Turned out awesome.
    ecisley(at)comcast(dot)net

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  114. I just finished making a stuffed animal version of the Loch Ness Monster - fun! And so neat to see something 3-D that I created from scratch. :)

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  115. I'm working on Camille Roskelley's It Takes Two quilt :)

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  116. I am currently making new curtains for my twins bedroom but my fave recent project were cute appliqued onesies I made for our newest addition, Evangeline!

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  117. my latest sewing project was a sleeper for my baby

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  118. My most current favourite was a knitting project, but I absolutely adore it - a striped shawl.

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  119. And I'm following your lovely blog!

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  120. My most recent sewing project was a halter top and twirl skirt for my friend's daughter.

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  121. most recent project was a diaper keeper for my friend pregnant with her first child...and I really liked it too. love the giveaway....thanks for the opportunity...scrapbook342(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  122. You are so talented! Thanks for the generosity!

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  123. I just completed a swirly dress with matching pants for my daughter and now I'm working on matching patchwork skirts.

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  124. Just finishing up a twirly dress for my daughter.

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  125. first of all, love the name of your blog.

    but my most recent project was removing sleeves from a dress a friend handed down to me!

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  126. love the yummy patterns and clutch. wonderful choice of fabrics. Love your patterns.

    Thanks

    lauri(dot)rymar(at)gmail(dot)com

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  127. I had to comment when I saw that messenger bag pattern. Looks like something fun! My most recent project was a laptop sleeve for my abnormally large laptop. Next one will hopefully be a t-shirt quilt.

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  128. My most favorite project that i have recently completed is a king-size quilt for our bed!

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  129. my most recent completed project is a makeup pouch for my big sister

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  130. My most recent project was a zip top folder pouch for my sister. Thanks

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  131. Great giveaway! My current sewing project is making a custom girl's skirt from my Etsy shop & also working on some baby boy projects for my baby due in July! :-) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  132. I just finished two quilts and am in the middle of three more. thanks for the giveaway.

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  133. Thanks for the generous giveaway!
    My favorite project is Patchwork wristlet. I get the tutorial from Pink Penguin. You may find the link below.
    http://ayumills.blogspot.com/2010/08/tutorial-patchwork-wristlet.html
    She have others nice and lovely tutorial too ^^

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  134. my most recent sewing project is a set of crib-sized rag quilts for twins - a boy and a girl. They are so cute!

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  135. I am following your blog too ^^

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  136. Bags for my daughter's teachers.

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  137. My most recent sewing project was a simple drawstring bag as a gift for the 2-year-old neighbor boy.

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  138. My last project was a bike basket for my girl.
    Rytilton@hotmail.com

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  139. What a generous gift. Thanks for participating in the giveaway day. I have a stacked coins quilt made up of Australian fabrics but it needs quilting.

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  140. My latest project was a baby quilt. Thanks for a chance to win!

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  141. Thanks for the great giveaway. I've got 2 projects right now, I'm trying to finish a quilt for my Grandma and I'm sewing an outfit for my 5yr old daughter.

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  142. Working on a cathedral windows quilt!

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  143. Bird wings for my DD's class:)
    Great giveaway, thx for the chance to win!
    Shola
    annoy19(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  144. Some onesies and a burp cloth for my friend's new baby.

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  145. just finished a baby quilt for a friend!

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  146. Love the messenger bag pattern!

    I'm currently in the middle of making some toadstool girl plushies from Nelly Pailloux's gorgeous book, "Felties". And before that, I was busy adorning my daughters' t-shirts with vintage doilies. :)

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  147. I've just sewed boxy make up bag with big flower from scraps:) love to recycle!

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  148. How FUN! Just finished some boys raglan shirts and I love them!

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  149. I'm currently working on some small bucket totes to give as gifts.

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  150. My most recent project was a blanket for our friends wedding coming up this june. thank you for the chance to win!

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  151. I just finished a stuffed monster I sewed from some old shirts of mine for my little boy. Super cute!

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  152. My last sewing project were a bunch of tote bags - I like to have some of them around to wrap gifts.

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  153. Great giveaway! Thanks for a chance to win!

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  154. The Crochet Booties I made for my niece in one of my favorites :D
    Thanks for the chance :D
    fsarah09 at gmail dot com

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  155. I would love to win your giveaway! I think the messenger bag is awesome. I also love the zip, in just the color you show. Thanks

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  156. wonderful giveaway! thank you for the chance!

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  157. I just made a Kindle cover.

    I love your blog and I've been planning to make your messenger bag for a while.

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  158. and I subscribe in Google Reader if that counts.

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  159. Hi!
    My most recent project was dresses for my daughters & nieces - they turned out great and I got lots of compliments on them.
    Thanks for the chance to win the fabulous pattern and clutch!

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  160. I am currently making 130 luggage tags for a custom order...a July wedding.
    Love your zipper pouch.

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  161. Thank you for a great giveaway! LOVE IT ALL!

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  162. I am a follower by email and blog!

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