12 Days of Giveaways kicks off today!

To celebrate the season of giving, Sew News is hosting 12 Days of Giveaways on our blog! Starting tomorrow through Dec. 23, we’ll be giving away a fabulous prize at random to one of the lucky readers who answers the Question of the Day. Be sure to check back every weekday to participate! It’s simple–just enter your answer in the Comments section each day for your chance to win.

51p7LoEW91L 12 Days of Giveaways kicks off today!

Our Day 1 giveaway prize is Sew it, Stuff it: Cut, stitch and sew 25 adorable soft toys by Rob Merrett (Cico Books). Find it here.

Question of the Day: Would you make a stuffed toy for a  Christmas gift? Who would you give it to?

Making you work for it with a two part question. Enter your answer below and we’ll announce the winner on Friday. Be sure to check back here tomorrow for Day 2′s question!

Happy Holidays!

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128 Responses to 12 Days of Giveaways kicks off today!

  1. Sharon Blaylock says:

    I made muslin dolls and gave them to Primary Medical Center a children’s hosptial here in Salt Lake City.

  2. Beth B says:

    Yes and it would go to a grandson.

  3. Lita Sanchez says:

    Yes I would and give to my grandchildren, 8 of them :)

  4. Loretta T says:

    Yes I make several every year, this year they are pillow pals for the youngest 5 great nieces and nephews.

  5. Jeremy Anne Gascon says:

    Yes., I would give it to my friend who is in the hospital now suffering from Cancer…

  6. Janet says:

    I would make stuffed toys for my grandchildren. They all love the toys Grandma makes.

  7. Pamela Coughlin says:

    Yes, I would make a stuffed toy for a Christmas gift!Actually, I would make several for the grandson and grand daughter! Merry Christmas!

  8. Sandra Chavez says:

    Love them and I would make one for each of my daughters.

  9. Lenora Sayers says:

    I would give to my 5 grandaughters
    for one Christmas gift
    they are so cute

  10. Shirley Clark says:

    Yes, I would, and I would give some to my grands, and some to the other children in the community that won’t have a lot for Christmas.

  11. Darci says:

    Yes, I would give it to Toys 4 Tots. :)

  12. Clare says:

    I would make it for my grandkids, and let my FACS students use it for projects… Fun.

  13. BJMarley says:

    Yes I would. I would make a teddy bear and give it to my daughter.

  14. Betty Brees says:

    Yes, it would be for my youngest grandson, the others already have one.

  15. I made 8 stuffed toy pillows for the Tree of Sharing at our local elementary school.

  16. Rebecca White says:

    Of course I would make a toy for someone for Christmas! I have a 13 month old daughter who I will be making one for! She LOVES mommy’s special sewing stuffies that I make for her!

  17. Robyn Fogler says:

    Stuffed toys are so much fun to make. I’ve made several over the years, for my children and now for my grandchildren. I love seeing the characters develop personality as I continue to create each toy.

  18. LauraM says:

    Yes – for children’s charities

  19. yes I would. my 15 year old daughter wants a pillow pet

  20. Melissa says:

    I would love to make some softies – either as a stocking stuffer for daughter and niece or to donate to the local fire dept./EMS so they can give them to a child they encounter on duty.

  21. Melinda Thompson says:

    Been there, done that. Donated at local store for a little one.

  22. SewLindaAnn says:

    I love making stuffed dolls and things. I have one older son so I give things to neighbors children.

  23. Gloria Allen says:

    Yes, and I would donae them to foster children waiting for a forever home, we have adopted four sisters from foster care.

  24. Amy says:

    I would and did make 2 stuffed dogs for my daughters this year!

  25. Lydia V says:

    I have made stuffed toys for many occasions…and yes Christmas would be one of those. I have made them for my own kids, grandkids, even my pets!

  26. Mama Lusco says:

    I’d make one for my daughter!

  27. Jennifer says:

    Working in a fabric store, I don’t have time to sew anything thing during the holiday season but i get overloaded with ideas. IF I had the time to sew i would definatly sew a stuffed animal for my cute nephews.

  28. Yes, of COURSE I would! I would give it/ them to the Grace Smith House in Poughkeepsie, NY , the home for battered women and their children.

  29. Jennifer Wright says:

    I would. I have a bunch of kids in the family that would love it.

  30. Margee says:

    I made a stuffed giraffe for a friends new baby.

  31. yes and L would give it to my granddaughter

  32. Yes. J would give it to my graddaughter

  33. Kathy bruce says:

    Yes, would give to homeless shelters for the littleones without

  34. Linda T says:

    My grand-daughter would love me to make her a new stuffie.

  35. Agnes Marsh says:

    I’ve made 2 dinosaurs from the book ( I borrowed it from the library) – 1 blue & 1 pink dinosaur for my girl 3 & Boy 7 – one more toy to make for my 11 month old.

  36. Evelyn says:

    Yes, it would be for my granddaughter.

  37. Sherry Mitchell says:

    Yes, I have made muslin dolls for my nieces before.

  38. Anne Marie says:

    I have made stuffed toys in the past and I would again. I made my daughter anAnnie doll that my granddaughters still play with. I would make a doll for them to pass on to future generations.

  39. Deena says:

    Love to make sock animals and with 5 grandchildren, there is always someone waiting for the next one to be finished!

  40. Mary M says:

    I have made them for my grandchildren, all 15 of them.
    More often, though, I end up repairing ones others have given them that they don’t want to give up

  41. oh yes! I would make one for my daughter, Ellen :)

    Jenna
    callherhappy.com

  42. Diana says:

    Yes, for a dear friend who really wants a dinosaur. And another that wants a pterodactyl.

  43. Tatevik says:

    Yes, I will make and will give to my daughter to create special memories.

  44. Ann Foresman says:

    I am currently making stuffed toys for our local children’s charity, and my students are helping!

  45. Liz Thompson says:

    Yes, I would. My little 13 month old grand-daughter would love it!

  46. Erika says:

    yes I would make a stuffed toy and I would probably give it to a toy drive for a child to have somethign totally unique and all their own.

  47. Barb Fandrick says:

    I’m making my granddaughter her favorite animal – a stuffed penguin and adding an apron that matches the one I made for her first Christmas cookie making experience.

  48. Jane says:

    yes I would,
    Give to charity.

  49. Tracy Champagne says:

    I would make a stuff dog bone and give it to my dogs. I would have to make a couple of different sizes.

  50. Chuck says:

    Sorry, I don’t Stuff things. If I did, I would give it to my granddaughter.

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