Week 5 of the Gingercake Gifts Holiday Sewing Series Giveaway!

Week 5 of the Gingercake Gifts Holiday Sewing Series Giveaway!

The is the last week of the sewing series and I have another fantastic giveaway for you.  Drum roll… First we have we a really cool set of sewing tools from Dritz!  These tools were chosen by the folks over at dritz as the best and newest must haves for us sewers!  I would really like to try these out!  Click on the titles below to learn more about each one.  Thanks so much Dritz! 202 LED Needle Threader 803 Needle Storage Tube 204-M Soft...

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Gingercake loves to embrACE elephants!

Gingercake loves to embrACE elephants!

My bloggy friend Hayley of Welcome to the Mouse House and her daughter Ainsley have a wonderful fundraising happening!  They are working hard to sew up Lucky elephants to raise money for the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennesee.  Have you ever heard of the elephant sanctuary?  Be sure to go check it out!  They are doing a wonderful job with one of earth’s most fascinating and beautiful creatures. Hayley was yesterday’s stop on the...

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Sew Mama Sew Giveaway DAY!

Sew Mama Sew Giveaway DAY!

I love to participate in Sew Mama Sew giveaway day.  I often miss it but today I opened my emails early enough and thought YAY!  let’s do this!  So, for sewers all over the world, I would like to offer THREE sewing patterns from my pattern shop and the e-book of my book , Sewing to Sell.  To USA residents, I will send you a copy of my book (or if you prefer, you can have the ebook instead! My book, Sewing to Sell has been out for almost 2...

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Week 4 (already!) Giveaway from the Gingercake Holiday Gifts Sewing Series

Week 4 (already!) Giveaway from the Gingercake Holiday Gifts Sewing Series

Last weeks winner was Serina from Stuart FLA.  Congratulations Serina!  This week I have another fantastic giveaway coming your way!  Have you ever shopped at Bloomerie Fabrics?  It is a beautiful online fabric shop that sells quilting cottons, patterns, organic fabrics, home decor and gorgeous fabric bundles too!  People often ask me where I get my fabrics, and Bloomerie is one of my favorite shops!  I bought all the solids I used to make this...

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Sew Can She Llama! Sew Sew Adorable

Sew Can She Llama!  Sew Sew Adorable

Caroline from Sew Can She is the guest blogger today on the Holiday Gifts Sewing Series.  She made the cutest llama!  Head over to her blog to check it out and see the rest of this furry friend. Caroline runs an amazing sewing blog that features free sewing tutorials from around the web everyday!  She also has a craftsy class (which I took and highly recommend!), has written a book, and has a pattern shop on etsy herself.  She is a true...

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The Jedi Penguins! Another chance to enter the giveaway

The Jedi Penguins!  Another chance to enter the giveaway

Do you all see the Penguins made by Amanda of Jedi Craft Girl last friday?  Love them!   Thank you so much to Amanda for participating in the Gingercake Holiday Gifts Sewing Series.  You can read more about her cute penguin pair by visiting the Jedi Craft Girl Blog.  She made these gifts using the very popular Annie’s Penguin Pillow Pattern. I have never tried to use minky before at the belly but it looks so soft!  She used a basting...

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Week 3 of the Holiday Gifts Sewing Series Giveaway

Week 3 of the Holiday Gifts Sewing Series Giveaway

I hope you are enjoying the Holiday Gifts Sewing Series as much as me!  This week we have a fabulous and exciting giveaway that I am so excited to share with you.  You have heard of Stash Box Builder, right?  It is a monthly subscription service geared specifically toward quilters and sewers building their stash.  Stash building is a never ending adventure, and this is like giving yourself the perfect gift every month! Ready to open up the...

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Gingercake’s Gifty Frames and Free Printables!

Gingercake’s Gifty Frames and Free Printables!

This is my stop on my own Gingercake Holiday Gifts Sewing Series!  I knew immediately that I wanted to share the Quilted Fabric Frame pattern!  It is my new favorite gift to give When I created the new frame pattern this past summer, my oldest was immediately smitten.  She is into decorating her room and accessorizing (like many 12 year olds I know!).  Giving a frame can be a little tricky since you either need to have a photo already in it or...

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Kitty Backpack by SweetKM and Week 2 giveaway of The Holiday Gifts Series!

Kitty Backpack by SweetKM and Week 2 giveaway of The Holiday Gifts Series!

You all know how I fawn over Kristy of Sweet KM, right?  Such talent!  I was so pleased when she agreed to be part of my Gingercake Holiday Gifts Sewing Series.  I knew she would sew something unique, useful and gorgeous!  I was certainly not disappointed  Her Day off Backpack is amazing! Kristy is an accomplished garment sewer- working her magic at making a stylish and practical wardrobe for herself one piece at a time.  Her simple, chic...

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Sara sews an elephant and 24 hours left to enter!

Sara sews an elephant and 24 hours left to enter!

Sara Soares of Made by Sara is a talented sewer and makes the most beautiful children’s clothes!  She just had her 4th baby (a little boy!) and wanted to make his first made by mama gift.  She chose the Lucky the Elephant pattern. Sara made him at 75% size (better for little hands!), added a rattle while stuffing and made a grabby t-shirt tail (you have to visit her blog to see it!). Less than 24 hours are left to enter the Week 1...

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Gingercake Holiday Gifts Sewing Series 2016 and week 1 giveaway!

Gingercake Holiday Gifts Sewing Series 2016 and week 1 giveaway!

I am so excited for another round of Gifts Sewing this year!  Do you remember when I did a similar series back in 2013?  Well, it has been 3 years and I thought it would be great to do it again!  Not only will you be seeing all the fabulous sewing of some very creative bloggers, but Gingercake is hosting some great giveaways for each of the 5 weeks of the series!  That means you have FIVE chances to win!  Your chance to win this week is at the...

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Day Off Backpack Pattern giveaway with the ADULT size kit!

Day Off Backpack Pattern giveaway with the ADULT size kit!

I really loved doing the giveaway last week with you all!  It was so fun to hear about your day off plans.  I felt relaxed just reading about them!  #51 Mary, was last week’s winner. But do not fret my sewing friends…  today, we have another fabric kit and Day Off Backpack pattern giveaway!  AND, this time, I partnered up with my pal new pal Chio from Llama fabrics.  Have you ever shopped there?  Beautiful selection, reasonable prices and...

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Pattern & Sewing Kit Giveaway!

Pattern & Sewing Kit Giveaway!

When designing this pattern and making all my samples, I ordered a lot of supplies.  A LOT.  I was just thinking how nice it would be to share some of these backpack supplies with you all and this idea was BORN.  Exciting, right?  Do you want to win not only a copy of the brand spanking new Day Off Backpack but also ALL the supplies to make a child version??? I even cut everything out for you!  You just have to fuse the interfacing and and then...

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Winner Announced! And my mother’s day gift

Winner Announced!  And my mother’s day gift

The winner of the Sew Mama Sew giveaway day is #192 Kelsey.  Congrats Kelsey!  Kelsey will recieve a copy of my book, Sewing to Sell in the mail soon. Last week through my newsletter (you can sign up on the right side of the blog over there!), I announced that as a mother’s day gift to ME, I would be donating 1/2 my pattern sales income from last week to buy a gift for a women in need through the International Rescue Committee. I am happy...

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Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day Spring 2015

Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day Spring 2015

I love Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day!  This week I am giving away a signed (cuz I’m so not famous) copy of my book,  Sewing to Sell.   This book is a great resource for starting a sewing business AND it offers 16 copyright free sewing projects. I made these 3 quick and Cool Grocery Totes (a pattern from Sewing to Sell) for my mama for Mother’s day.  It is one of my favorite projects from the book since it’s quick, there is little...

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Pretty Birds: 18 simple Projects to Sew and Love

Pretty Birds: 18 simple Projects to Sew and Love

It may be only 10 degrees outside but today we are going to chat about those feathered darlings who come to visit us in the spring.  BIRDS BIRDS BIRDS.  Last winter I spent day after day creating these fun and clever projects from my huge (i may have a problem) stash of scrap fabrics.  And this winter, I get to share my new book with YOU! Pretty Birds includes 18 projects ranging from doves to swans, from owls to woodpecker, and fairy wrens to...

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Just for You! My Selfish Sewing Venna Bag and a Book Giveaway!

Just for You!  My Selfish Sewing Venna Bag and a Book Giveaway!

  CHANCE TO WIN A COPY OF THE BOOK!  Read through and leave a comment at the end for your chance to win Sweet!  Today I am the “Sewlebrity Sewist” for Caroline and Sarah’s fantastic new book, Just for YOU: Selfish Sewing Projects from Your Favorite Sew Can She Bloggers.  This book is full of special and creative projects by some wonderful designers that are part of the Sew Can She Community.  Check it out!   I chose...

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Lots of things being sewn! Just not by me…

Lots of things being sewn!  Just not by me…

I cannot seem to start sewing!  Who knows how to break sewing block in the new year?   Oh well, maybe I should just start making a huge scrap quilt or something crazy like that.  That would get me going, right?? BUT, these wonderful bloggers below have been sewing things for the Sewing to Sell Blog Tour.   The feeling of seeing someone sew something from your book is pretty fantastic.  And these ladies are so so good! First, Vanessa sewed this...

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The winner of the DIY crayon Art Folio kit was Jen of quilter in the closet won!  She chose the corodiles for a special boy who is coming to visit at new years.  I love knowing some cute little guy will be using the crayon holder. In other news, I am still trying to get some handmade gifts done.  I thought maybe you might still be sewing too so I am running a little 2 day sale… Head over to the pattern shop and browse for some fun gifts...

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Pin Cushions and Placemats- Back to the Basics with Sewing to Sell

Pin Cushions and Placemats- Back to the Basics with Sewing to Sell

Two of my favorite bloggers reviewed Sewing to Sell this week so far- Tara Faul of Girl Like the Sea and Monica Swift of Adirondack Inspired. First, Tara tried out the boxy pin cushion.  Can you believe that she has never sewn a pin cushion before?  This one is gorgeous.  Head over to her blog, Girl Like the Sea and read about photo taking, sewing style, and pin cushions.  Leave a comment for your chance to win a copy of the book! This morning,...

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