Giveaway A Day Each Day Of September

| September 3, 2010

In celebration of National Sewing Month JoAnn Fabrics and Martha Stewart have teamed up to host daily giveaways every day this month.  Today’s giveaway is for a Xyron Personal Cutting Machine, a $144.99 value, and there are other awesome giveaways each day including three Singer heavy duty sewing machines!  Check out the giveaway calendar here […]

Enter to Win a Brother Sewing Machine

| June 1, 2010

Enter to win a Brother Free-Arm Sewing Machine with 26 Stitches – XL2600I from J. Leigh Designz and CSN Stores.  It’s easy to enter with up to ten different entry methods, click here for official rules and be sure to enter before June 11th! Related Posts:Test Drive a Brother Innov-ís For a Chance to Win […]

BlogHer 2010 Conference Pass Giveaway

| March 20, 2010

Although I’ve only been blogging about it for a couple of years, I have enjoyed designing patterns and teaching others for over twenty years!  Now that my oldest is in kindergarten and my quadruplets will be starting pre-k this fall (YAY!) I decided that this would be a great year for me to attend the […]

Bernina Favorite Feature Contest

| March 11, 2010

Sewing machines are a little like cars, they last a long time but new models keep coming out with new features.  Heck, the new Bernina 8 Series machines even have alarm clocks if you need to be reminded that it’s time to do something else 🙂  They pretty much do everything but make coffee (at […]

Winner of the Gingher Pinking Shears & Snips is……

| February 2, 2010

The winner of our giveaway for these beautiful 7 1/2″ Gingher pinking shears and Gingher 4″ featherweight thread snips ($89 value) is Sally, who said, I am a subscriber. I am just taking quilting classes 🙂 Please get in touch Sally and give us your mailing address!  Thanks so much to all who entered – […]

Extreme Sewing to Win a Janome Sewing Machine

| December 15, 2009

The U-handbag blog is hosting an exciting Extreme Sewing Holiday Giveaway with some terrific prizes!  All you have to do to enter is submit a picture of yourself doing some extreme sewing, which simply means grab your sewing machine and take it somewhere that you normally wouldn’t sew, like this hilarious lady who is sewing […]

And The Gingher Scissor Giveaway Winner is…

| November 30, 2009

We have had soooooo much fun with the “Sarah Series” Gingher Scissor Holiday Giveaway — the comments are all so nice.  It seems that most of the readers are making assorted gifts for friends and relatives – with the most popular item being pajamas!   Others are creating decor items like Christmas wreaths, Holiday table runners, […]

Enter to Win a Gorgeous Pair of Collectible Gingher Scissors

| November 6, 2009

We’re excited to announce our first annual Holiday Giveaway!  You can enter to win this gorgeous pair of 8″ Gingher Designer “Sarah” Series Dressmaker’s Shears in a gift tin with sheath, PLUS a length of pattern paper.  The “Sarah” series has been retired and currently retails for up to $99.99, and the value of these […]

Grab a Free Christmas Crafts eBook and Enter to Win a Rotary Cutter

| November 3, 2009

There are 51 days until Christmas, 38 days until Hanukkah, 52 days until Kwanzaa and we’ve found this terrific ebook with over 25 quick and easy holiday crafts to help you make some homemade gifts that come from the heart. You can make your own decorations and cards in addition to making gifts so you […]

“Project Runway” Provides Excellent PR for Fashion & Sewing Industries

| September 3, 2009

After a long court battle between NBC Universal (the parent company of Bravo) and the Weinstein Co., which produces the “Project Runway” series, season six of the show finally aired on Lifetime on August 20th and it was the top-rated premiere in Lifetime’s history. Ratings were also up an amazing 32% over season five’s numbers, […]