Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways Day 4!

Good Monday everyone! Congratulations to our Day 3 winners, Beth B. and Diane DeNormandie, who won a copy of the Updated Supplement to Sulky’s Secrets to Successful Stabilizing AND a sample package of Sulky water-soluble stabilizer! Remember to email with your mailing address to receive your prize!

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(Read up on the magic of stabilizer in all its various forms and create the beautiful sashiko potholders Ellen Osten demonstrated in season 3′s “Simply Sashiko.” <–Get the free instructions!)

Two lucky winners will receive our Day 4 prize, a copy of Stripped Down Patchwork by Erin Gilday!Stripped Down Patchwork by Erin Gilday01 229x300 Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways Day 4!

These free-spirited designs are based on a traditional sewing technique known as Seminole Patchwork, which uses quick and easy strip piecing. Erin explains the history of the original Native American sewing technique and shares how she adapted it for use in her projects. Create all 12 of these exciting designs for yourself, or make them as thoughtful gifts.

You may remember Erin from episode 304, Patchwork Primer, when she created a warm and cozy winter scarf with tips and tricks for perfect patchwork.

For a chance to win this prize (AND the Grand Prize, season 3 on DVD) answer the following question in the comments section below, “What patchwork projects do you have under your belt?”

Are you one of those talented people who quilt? Have you figured out how to piece your scraps and incorporate them into a purse or garment? I’ve toyed with the idea of quilting, but all those tiny pieces might get the best of me. Share your patchwork piecing stories for a chance to win a prize! What could be better on a Monday morning??

Good luck– the winner will be announced tomorrow along with the Day 5 prize!

 Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways Day 4!
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42 Responses to Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways Day 4!

  1. L Zakostelecky says:

    I need 48 hour days to fit in everything I would “like” to piece!!! Just finished a baby crazy quilt.

  2. Babette Klaus says:

    I have made a variety of patchwork quilts, totes, wall hangings, pillows, purses, bed runners, table runners, bowls, and a jacket.

  3. alice says:

    i have many quilts under my belt but my favorite patchwork projects tend to be small ones…like purses, book covers, totes and other quick projects.

  4. Mama Lusco says:

    Not very many at all!

  5. Maria Kievit says:

    Anything that can be sewn together, and if one piece doesn’t fit, add others till you have a piece of material big enough to work with. Patchwork anytime!

  6. Jackie says:

    I’ve sewn pillows, bags, aprons, clothing, place mats, curtains and quilts using patchwork!

  7. Mary M says:

    I just patched up the knees on a pair of jeans with a tree and birds. It was great fun. I’m working on a patchwork purse currently. Thanks!

  8. BJMarley says:

    Red faced confession. I have never completed a patchwork project.

  9. Paula H says:

    right now I am reworking a quilt into patch work as a baby quilt. It started out as a strip quilt but when I washed it it fell apart. So now it will be patch work since that is all I can come up. It should really be cute in the end.

  10. sunny says:

    I have made place mats, and a few small patchwork quilts.

  11. Cheryl says:

    Quilts, a coat, purses and totes… name a few.

  12. gail m says:

    I’m teaching myself free motion and have been making placemats, the various colors make it fun. I just read that someone wrote they make mug rugs, I love that idea.

  13. Carol K E says:

    I have a king sized Quilt, a throw and a baby quilt currently in progress. Also just started 3 table runners for a silent auction for our church fall festival. Bless Meta who gave us bins full of hand dyed cotton fabric in every color and hue.

  14. shirley richardson says:

    Along time ago, I made a patchwork pocket tote to carry her doll & doll clothes, she saved it and now my 2 granddaughters play with it for hours and hours. Time to make more heritage projects.

  15. Diane Cook says:

    I did a patchwork skirt once. I got alot of compliments on it!

  16. Pat Hersl says:

    Hundreds of them. It’s a disease that can’t be fought. Too many enablers.

  17. Kelli says:

    I have made a few purses but would love to make more & this book would be great for more ideas.

  18. Roberta Schultz says:

    I’ve done quilts, pillows and pj’s.

  19. Beth says:

    I have done tons of quilting. I LOVE cutting up fabric and sewing it all back together. You have to try it once because it does sound a little silly describing it that way. And then you will be hooked!

  20. I used to make tons of patchwork bags. Time to make another!

  21. Becky Donaldson says:

    I’ve done a few patchwork pieces. Mostly little tabletoppers, pillows, even a kimono pieced quilt picture from fabric from Japan. Most recently was one with Flip Flops for my daughter-in-law. The granddaughters tried to confiscate it! I will be doing more and more as my grandchildren continue to come!
    This book looks interesting- Native American! How interesting!!!!

  22. Regina Roza says:

    many wallhangings and tablerunners…working on holiday stuff next!

  23. Susan Harvey says:

    I do “patch” work all the time for my little grand kids. Seems like something always needs “patching”. I am planning projects for fall that involve more fun, though.

  24. Savannagal says:

    I’ve never done any patchwork projects. Would love to try. I have a load of fabric scraps. Thanks.

  25. Vicki Fisher says:

    I have made a few tied quilts, but I would like to do more. It always seems to be on my “want to do” list.

  26. Debby says:

    I love making “mug rugs”, gives me an opportunity to practice free motion quilting and they are wonderful gifts!!

  27. Cynthia Harper says:

    I have enjoyed patchwork since I was 10 yrs. old, started out making patchwork blankets for dolls, and then pillows,then moved up to lap quilts and bigger quilts, with patchwork the possibilities are endless!!! In high school, I entered a contest and won first place ribbon for a patchwork vest, I’m 51 now,eyesight fading ,but still enjoy doing patchwork.

  28. Susan Spiers says:

    Working on felt, Holly Hobby Christmas stocking…..ssshhh Embroidered then stitched together.

  29. Audrey says:

    I enjoy making patchwork items…potholders, mug rugs, and just about anything patchwork. Makes me feel good being about to make something useful out of scraps.

  30. Cindy Dubay says:

    I have one patchwork jacket made, and some mug rugs, quilting looks too complicated though. The seminole patchwork would be a great way to use up my bushels of scrap fabrics, I like the quick & easy projects!

  31. Rebecca Mashburn says:

    I’ve been saving all my scraps from my daughter’s dresses I’ve made. I want to make her a strip quilt with all those memories in it.

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  33. Diana Ross says:

    I love patch working using lace to patch up jeans, quilts and anything worn and loved, so the love can keep going:)

  34. Carol says:

    What patchwork projects do you have under your belt? I think the best answer is the project I just finished. A friend of mine just lost 25 pounds (great job Paula!!) and her brand new Jeggings (knit leggings that look like jeans) no longer fit well. She asked me to add some belt loops so she could wear a belt to keep them comfortable. Easy project with some left over denim!! Patchwork and belt all in one answer!!! :-)

  35. melissa bailes says:

    I make prayer quilts which are simple but very meaningful . I use patchwork to make stoles for priests and banners for churches.

  36. Cindy F says:

    I’m new to patchwork. Have done a couple small wall-hangings, a couple table-toppers and a ‘princess’ quilt for the birth of my granddaughter last year. In the planning stages of a quilt for my grandson who will be born any day now.

  37. angela cianfaglione says:

    I have never heard of patchwork so this book looks very interesting. I would love to learn!

  38. Lauren A says:

    i haven’t really been doing any patchwork unfortunately since I am getting ready to move. i am toying around the idea of cutting of tshirts into strips and making a few new garments. But I don’t want to make a mess before I move. :)

  39. I have done quilting in various forms, but never patchwork piecing, and the skirt on the cover is so inspiring! I’d love to make it!

  40. Lynn H says:

    Years ago I made a patchwork apron that I dearly love. Lately I’ve made my GRANDs several “blankeys” out of scraps for them to drag around and love on. I always have plans for bigger, better more planned quilts but don’t seem to ever get started! I guess I just like the scrappy look.

  41. Jeanne says:

    Several quilts and a jacket that was made from large patchwork squares.

  42. Penny says:

    Ive done a few patchwork mug rugs. And I’m working on an American Flag wall hanging with scrap fabrics.