Free Stuff Friday Giveaway!

It’s another Free Stuff Friday Giveaway!

We just got back from the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo in Atlanta and are about to head out to the Chicago OSQE on March 31st.

Going to sewing shows is a great place to take informative classes, buy amazing fabric & notions and meet other sewing enthusiasts. And you always need a tote to carry around all the goodies, so we’re giving away an exclusive OSQE reusable tote bag!

OSQEbag 169x300 Free Stuff Friday Giveaway!

For your chance to win, simply answer the question: What’s your favorite part about a sewing expo? Enter your answer in the Comments section below by Monday afternoon when we’ll announce the winner. Good luck!

 Free Stuff Friday Giveaway!
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108 Responses to Free Stuff Friday Giveaway!

  1. Nancy Lee says:

    Love sewing expos…love to see all the new notions and ideas..and SHOP..

  2. Sharon Thomas says:

    Inspiration. New ideas. New products to see.

  3. Jeny says:

    Just got back from the one in Lakeland. I liked the Make and Take workshops although I just watched, looking at the awesome vendors, making new friends. Lots of courtesy!

  4. Ruth says:

    See allt he new items and learning new suff so much to absorb but love trying to.

  5. Lynn Lawrence says:

    I have never been able to go to the expo but would love to be able to go and get new ideas, see the new stuff available and get inspired!

  6. Tammy says:

    I’ve never gotten to go to one, so pretty much everything would be my favorite the first go around anyway! LOL

  7. Brenda Hojonski says:

    Getting fresh ideas and looking at all the new things to make sewing easier, more fun, and more creative.

  8. Linda Sue says:

    I try to attend every year. Favorites: Taking classes, buying products from vendors, the daily drawings, checking out new embroidery machines (bought one in 2005), seeing all the people being courteous to everyone.

  9. Wendy Adams says:

    Adding to stash – new gadgets – looking at what others have made.

  10. Jennifer says:

    New Sewing Ideas!!

  11. I have never been but since I love fabric and color, I would imagine I would love everything but leaving!

  12. Sounds like lots of fun. Have not had the opportunity to go to one. Hope to to it soon. Classes would be my interest.

  13. Sharon says:

    Adding to our stash of collectibles and notions, and learning so many new techniques.

  14. Linda says:

    I have never been to one, just have gone to quilt shows but I would love the see the new machines and upcoming trends.

  15. Nora says:

    Since they do not hold sewing expo’s in rural area, I have never had the opportunity to attend one. But I would like to attend one just for the ideas.

  16. Mary Ann Coleman says:

    I’ve never been to one. It is on my bucket list.

  17. Donna Albanezi says:

    Love all the creative ideas

  18. Alice says:

    Since I’ve never had the opportunity to attend one, it would be reading about all the fun things that others have experienced!

  19. Irene Holmes says:

    checking out all the vendors!!!

  20. Laura says:

    Making new friends (many from out of state) and seeing all the wonderful things everyone creates.

  21. Anna Torres says:

    I am always looking to see where the next quilt show is..I love the sewing, fabrics, machines, books, patterns, new gadgets, I really like when I get to meet some quilting celebrity..

  22. Anne says:

    New ideas!

  23. Cindy Amend says:

    All the wonderful new ideas and knowledge gained!

  24. anne V says:

    Anything that has a hands on, classes, make and takes, etc….I love to try(get a taste of) new techniques, without having to invest a lot of cash right off the bat. After that, if the technique grabs my interest…I’m off to the second favorite thing!

  25. Maureen says:

    Only attended Quilt Expo’s I love seeing all the spectacular Quilts which give me inspiration, love the merchant stalls would love to attend a show like they have in your country.

  26. Linda Olson says:

    I love it all, but I am especially excited to see how much interest in sewing, quilting and using these kind of skills since the rest of the world seems to not really be interested in sewing.

  27. Peggy says:

    Love the classes–I go to the Sewing Expo in Cleveland every year for two days of classes. The teachers are fantastic and I pick up new ideas and techniques in every one. Wouldn’t miss it for the world.

  28. Maria C Enriquez says:

    I love everything about a Sewing Expo, it’s FUN, FUN, FUN, start to finish!!!

  29. Doris says:

    I have only been to one ( a few years ago). It was so nice to see other people that love to sew as much as I do and I also loved seeing new ideas!

  30. Cathy says:

    Love it all. New ideas, vendors (savings), meeting new people, seeing the quilts, workshops available, fashion shows. I could go on and on.

  31. Patsi says:

    Seeing the new machines and gadgets on the market and of course all the great ideas and inspirations!!

  32. Jo says:

    I love the vendors. It is always fun to see all the new gadgets that make my projects easier to complete!!!

  33. Kris says:

    the chance to learn something new or refresh something old

  34. Becky says:

    All the new stuff at the Expo. I’m like a child on Christmas morning when I get home and play with all my goodies.

  35. Penny says:

    A sewing expo always leave me full of new ideas and renewed enthusiasm for sewing.

  36. I have never been to one but would love to see all the books and patterns and gadgets!

  37. Bridgit says:

    Meeting book authors as well as pattern designers. So nice to talk to them and ask how they get their ideas. I didn’t even know the first time I went to Puyallup that they had fabric available until I had spent most of my $$ so I only got 1 piece. :( now I know better tho!

  38. Brenda says:

    coming away with new ideas

  39. Brenda says:

    coming away

  40. Linda Crouch says:

    taking pictures to save for future ideas!!!!

  41. merry says:

    i have never been to one but i would love to see all the new fabrics that are coming on the market

  42. Vickie says:

    I have never been lucky enough to have attended one. I am not sure there is even one in my area. But if I ever get chance to go to one I would love to attend one. I am always looking for ideas and new ways to do my sewing

  43. Michelle says:

    I love seeing the new products for sale, and learning new techniques from the classes at expos. :)

  44. TrinaLee says:

    Seeing all the vendor booths and all the new gadgets for the hobby that I love!

  45. Martha says:

    Seeing all the interesting new products. Meeting new people with the same interest! Thanks for offering the bag.

  46. LisaAnn says:

    It’s been years since I was near one but when I did go it had a wonderful selection of vendors, new items, great prices on daily needs and a bunch of super classes!

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  48. Sarah says:

    Never been to one yet, but it would be to see all the new stuff coming out:)

  49. Tara Rose says:

    Just being inspired!

  50. Catlyn says:

    Ive personally never been to one but I know I would love to see all the upcoming sewing books the authors would have to preview :)