Crafty Chica’s 30 Days of Glitter + Book Giveaway!

Did you know that March is National Craft Month? Kathy Cano-Murillo, aka the Crafty Chica, is making the most of this momentous month, along with the release of her debut novel, Waking Up in the Land of Glitter ($13.99, Grand Central Publishing), with a 30-Day celebration of all things glitter. Each day in March, she’s posting exclusive glitter-related tutorials, videos, tips and techniques on her blog. I’m definitely a fan of glitter, so I can’t wait to try some of the super sparkly ideas, such as these cool Frosted Gift Tags. If you need to stock up on glitter or want even more inspiration, check out the exclusive Crafty Chica product line from iLoveToCreate.

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Last year the Crafty Chica came out with her first-ever sewing book, Crafty Chica’s Guide to Artful Sewing ($21.95, Potter Craft). In honor of National Craft Month, we have an exclusive copy to give away to one lucky reader! Just leave a comment on this blog post between now and Monday (3/22) at 5 PM Eastern time, telling us what you’re currently sewing, and you’ll be entered to win. We’ll randomly draw from the commenters and announce the winner on Tuesday. Good luck and Happy National Craft Month!

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38 Responses to Crafty Chica’s 30 Days of Glitter + Book Giveaway!

  1. Danielle says:

    Currently I am working on a couple of projects. I have a circle quilt going, some wool applique blocks, and a couple of bags all in the works.

  2. Betty Edelman says:

    Making a Bag out of a T Shirt, for a business owner out of his logo Tee

  3. I’m currently sewing sock monkeys with clothes on! I have to make a lot.

  4. Jaime Lyerly says:

    I am currently trying to get over my fear of the sewing machine, and luckily, I am in a Fibers class to do that. I just need to get in there more often and sew some stuff badly to be able to get good at it. I am currently finishing a shibori dyed drawstring bag.


  5. I am currently starting new projects. I am starting summer night gowns for our 4 yr old. And planning a Thomas the Train quilt for my grandson.

  6. The quilt I had started involved Cars and now he’s into Thomas instead so gonna finish the Cars quilt and save for a gift.

  7. kris says:

    I’m currently sewing fabric magnets. Also working on a frilly flower aka: Sarah Jessica SATC style. That’s about it for now.

  8. Beth says:

    All of these projects sound fabulous! Thanks for sharing!

  9. Mayra Nieves-Bekele says:

    I am currently knitting some fingerless gloves.

  10. andi says:

    ive always got a ton of projects going, making two lap quilts, plus a skirt or 3 and just got a new job so im making scrubs for that.

  11. This afternoon I’m making a lightweight fleece cover for my DSLR camera – hope it works out! Thanks for the giveaway – I’d LOVE to win your sewing book!

  12. Lisa says:

    I am sewing ATCs, greeting cards, and acrylic skins for an art installation.

  13. Martha says:

    My 5 year old daughter and I are going to sew some rag dolls by hand.

  14. Sherry says:

    I’m currently sewing a small art quilt with found objects from my walks around the neighborhood. Making memories, and doing something healthy!

  15. Christi says:

    I am actually formulating my next project – my dad passed away 2 years ago, and when we were cleaning out the house I took snippets of his clothing that was too worn to give away – things he wore ALL the time, and things like the blankets on his bed & I plan on making 2 wall hangings out of the items I collected – for me, the “percolating” of the idea is the beginning : ). Now, I also have a sewing machine fear (I have TWO of them & I am clueless) so I know they are going to be hand stitched : )

  16. Pauline says:

    I am currently teaching my young ladies how to use a sewing machine , we are currently working on simple quilt pillows. I can’t wait to see your book and get some ideas to share with my young youth and teen girls.

  17. I am making tote bags from recycled denim. I purchas3 denim dresses/jumpers and colorful dresses from a local resale shop ($1 each) and make into totes complete with lining w/pockets.
    Some of the denim dresses have pockets and embroidered bodices, so I work these into the pattern. I love recyled totes.

  18. Pat J G says:

    does it count if I’m ‘sewing’ beads together? lol, I am currently making another of my chapstick necklaces.

  19. Susan says:

    I am working on a pattern for a circle skirt for my granddaughter. Thanks for the giveaway Kathy.

  20. Evana says:

    Right now I am working on a baby blanket present, and an apron and set of pot holders.

  21. Tamera says:

    I am working on an alternative art tea cozy…:)

  22. Donna Davis says:

    sounds good. I want one. I’m designing another Joseph’s coat (see my website), doing alterations for a store, awaiting prom season alterations, planning two college t-shirt quilts, and so on…

  23. Brenda says:

    I am currently sewing a play canopy – kind of like a mini carnival tent that gets suspended from the ceiling.

  24. Heidi L says:

    I am currently working on home dec items – curtains, etc…Soon will be working on a prom dress…

  25. Mary Ann Westfield says:

    I am about to work on a space pirate outfit.

  26. robin west says:

    felt sacred winged hearts, so cute

  27. Sherry Scott says:

    I’m a BIG fan of glitter and sequins and beads. I use them extensively in my crafting, especially my “art skulls”.

  28. Lynn Corona says:

    I am currently making totes, and little holders for artificial sweetener packets.

  29. Susan says:

    Waiting patiently for my sewing work area to be completed so I can finish my quilt project and sweat shirt make-over.

  30. Laura says:

    I’m currently doing an “upcycle” project from an old angora/mohair sweater that I felted. Received sweater as a joke from Rita Farro at the Puyallup Sew Expo. Am also finishing a quilt for my bed.

  31. LizM says:

    I’m currently sewing a zigzag quilt and hope to make an apron soon…

  32. Gwen H says:

    An apron for mom, which is taking way too long!

  33. CatlynnSews says:

    I am sewing pillowcases for the APQ challenge – 1 million pillowcases. I am a member of an online group that has challenged each other. I am anxious to see the total number we donate.

  34. kathy c says:

    I make altered art journals and sew things in them . I also am teaching my grandaughter how to sew barbie dolls clothes

  35. Jodi Olson says:

    I am making a wall hanging quilt of sugar skulls for next year’s day of the dead! Love Crafty Chica!

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  38. sue a says:

    I sew a lot of purses to keep busy while my husband does karate.

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