Free Stuff Friday! Win Clover templates to make a custom tech case!

It’s another Free Stuff Friday! This week, we have a great prize from Clover: Nancy Zieman’s Trace ‘n Create templates and shapers for E-Tablet Keepers, as featured in “Cool Tools” in the Oct/Nov Sew News.

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Do you have an iPad, Kindle, Nook or other tablet? A case or cover is important for protecting your device, but ready-made cases can be very pricey! Use the Trace ‘n Create templates to create your own personalized case for your iPad, Kindle, Nook or other eReader. The pre-cut shapers add a sturdy protective layer. As the holiday season approaches, a customized cover would also make a great gift for the techie on your list.

For your chance to win, answer this question in the comments section below: What are your favorite online sewing resources?

Tell us about your favorite sewing blogs, websites or online classes. On Monday, we’ll randomly select a winner from all the commenters. Good luck! And don’t forget, if you do have an e-reader or tablet, you can now view digital issues of Sew News, Sew it All and CME on the go!

 Free Stuff Friday! Win Clover templates to make a custom tech case!
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106 Responses to Free Stuff Friday! Win Clover templates to make a custom tech case!

  1. Anabel says:

    YouTube and Craftgawker for tutorials and Pinterest for ideas and new blogs.

  2. Beverly Belaska says:

    All sewing related sites

  3. Rosemary Griffis says:

    I usually go to Sew News, Threads, We All Sew, Nancy Zieman, AllFreeSewing,, and lots of others. I will click on links on those sites, then others, until I realize that I’ve wasted a lot of sewing time.

  4. Beth says:

    This looks very cool! Would love a chance to win it and try them out. This could really make a dent in my Christmas List!

  5. Lorie says:

    Sew News, Husqvarna Viking, Pinterest and many more!

  6. Barb S. says:

    Ah, some many blogs so little time, my main sites are Quilting Daily, Pinterest, Nancy Zieman, and we all sew to name a few.

  7. Alisha says:

    Sew News, Husqvarna, Singer, Craftsy, Sew4Home, We All Sew, You Tube, Burda Style, and the blogs that I follow.

  8. Vickie Phillips says:

    I love and sewing with Nancy

  9. Jennifer Wright says:

    Pinterest. I’m painfully addicted.

  10. Abbyk says:

    I like craftsey but there are a bunch more that I love too! Ty!!

  11. Bridgit Montgomery says:

    I love the internet thanks to all of the different places I can go to.

  12. JEAN says:

    I use google a lot. I google what I want to find information about and start searching web sites.

  13. Maureen Mather says:

    I use multiple sites, depending if I need help with sewing or quilting or embroidery. To many to list. Enjoy Nancy’s program. She does a little of everything.

  14. Gertrude Ezell says:

    I like Fashion Sew BlogTV on Youtube -

  15. Pamela Kay says:

    Sew News, of course. American Duchess, Burda Style, Threads, Craftsy and Pinerest are all very inspiring.

  16. Lynn Sarmento says:

    I am a junkie….I can spend hours pouring through their DIY projects!

  17. Sue Cooper says:

    So many, how do I decide. has the best links to online sewing sites. I’ve downloaded so many, I will never in my lifetime be able to sew them all. LOL

  18. Bev Weis says:

    My fave online sewing resources list keeps growing! Among them are,,, & more. I’ve bought many Clover products over the years. Sew News magazine & online is at the top of my list.

  19. Loveta fowler says:

    Burda and Sew New are my favorite sites

  20. Audrey says:

    I’m always searching for new craft/sewing blogs and websites. I love pattern review, craftsy, oh, so many.

  21. Nancy A says:

    I use Pinterest the most lately, but I love Quilter’s Cache, and Erica B’s – DIY Style! I tried to make a case for my Tablet, but it was a miserable failure. Those templates would help tremendously!!

  22. Deb E. says:

    I’m new to the online sewing sources and have started with Many years ago I started reading Sew News and it was great inspiration.

  23. LucyC says:

    My favorites are Burda Style, Thread magazine and website, Sew4Home.

  24. Debra J Webb says:

    I enjoy sew news, allfreecrafts, Gerties, Collette, sew4home, janome, bernina, Nancys notions, sew news, Pinterest, Facebook and online art, crafts, quilting and sewing patterns and tutorials on youtube and crafty sites.
    Would love to win this!
    Namaste’ blessings!
    Debra J Webb

  25. wanda tucker says:

    I like Nancy have really learned a lot from her show .I also use google and utube alot . But mainly the Nancy show,utubes, and also use the Missouri quilts site for quilting .
    Thanks Nancy i have been sewing many years but i always learn something new from your show . Thanks sew much

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  27. Beth B says:

    No one go to site, but often go to Missouri Star Quilt videos and wherever a search may lead.

  28. Bridget says:

    My fav sites are sewnews…sewmama…youtube

  29. Harriet says:

    I enjoy wild olive, the purlbee, sewmamasew, nancy’sblog

  30. Harriet B says:

    I enjoy sewmamasew, the purlbee, the pink penguin and Nancy Zeiman’s blog & tutorials, also youtube is helpful.

  31. LeAnne L says:

    Videos by Cozy Quilt Company and Missouri Star Quilt Company for simple techniques. Moda Bake Shop for great patterns.

  32. Nancy says:

    I find myself at for their machine embroidery thread.

  33. Veronica Reed says:

    One of my go to sites is Sew4Home. I like their collection of tutorials and patterns. For fabric buying, I hit and

  34. Mary M says:

    I like Collette patterns and blog, also Gertie’s blog for Better Sewing. SewNews site has some great info and tips. When I need something specific I do a search for it and will find many sites with info to help. YouTube is great since I am very visual and it’s great to see something being done.

  35. Carol Womack says:

    WeAllSewe, Amy Butler, Denyse Schmidt, gotfabric,, beyondthe reef…

  36. Jeanne Gold says:

    Thank goodness you only asked for my favorites because I have so many I enjoy. At the top of my list, in no particular order: The Quilt Show, Nancy’s Notions, Quilting Arts, Tom Russell Quilts blog, No big dill RSS, American Sewing Guild, Craftsy ….

  37. Kelli says:

    Some of my favorites are all people quilt, sew news, and sewing with Nancy

  38. Heidi says:

    There are LOTS of online sewing references now! Some of my fav’s are Nancy’s Notions, American Sewing Guild, Sew News and Sew Simple… tons of blogs out there with great ideas…..

  39. Valerie Kutzler says:

    Dana Made It, Pink Chalk Fabrics, Etsy

  40. Ginger says:

    sewnews, sewmamasew, facebook

  41. Elicia P. says:

    I use Sew News, Pinterest, and as my favorite sewing resources. Sometimes I search YouTube videos too for information.

  42. Vicki says:

    I have so many that I refer to, but I think my current favorite would have to be with Colleen G. Lea. She is fantastic, easy to understand and thorough. There are sew -alongs and plenty of YouTube videos. I also dvr Sewing With Nancy and watch her on Those are my two best.

  43. Jane C. says:

    I like YouTube, accessible from many sources. Sew4home is extremely comprehensive. is an excellent resource. The sewing forum on is interesting.

  44. John Scibran says:

    CME, Sew New, Husqvarna Viking, Martha Pullen, Quilt University, Craftsy, and LQS web sites.

  45. Cindylee says:

    I tape Nancy’s tv programs that are on WGVU and use them as my “sewing lessons” in my craft room where I have my tv & vcr. I also buy her books and DVDS when they are on sale at Joanne Fabrics.

  46. Peggy says:

    I love sew news blog, lazy girl design blog, American Sewing Guild, sulky thread, Brother site, Sewing With Nancy, Kay Woods.

  47. Dell M says:

    I like

  48. Mónica says:

    I like to browse all my favorite blogs and see what people do, finding tutorials and tips. I also love the sewing section on and

  49. Carol says:

    I like the and etsy. Very inspiring.