Free Stuff Friday: Win Valentine’s Day Fabric + a Free Pillow Project!

Happy first Free Stuff Friday of 2013! We hope your year is off to a wonderful start, and what better way to kick things off than to win some cute fabric? Today we’re thinking ahead to all of the pretty projects to make in time for Valentine’s Day, so we’re giving away a bundle of sweet heart-bedecked fabric in six coordinating prints:

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The fabric would be perfect to use for the fun pillow featured in “Love Light,” one of the free projects from the new Feb/March issue. You can even enhance the pillow by adding LED lights! Download the free tutorial for the project, which includes lots of information on working with electronic textiles.

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And on Pinterest, we’ve also just added a Valentine’s Day Sewing projects board, where you can find lots of other inspiring ideas, like this gorgeous wreath from the blog Sew Much Ado as well as lots of other project that would be great for the fabric you could win. Check it out!

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So, to enter to win today’s prize, answer the following question in the comments section below: What types of projects would you love to see this year in Sew News? Enter by Monday morning when we’ll select a winner at random. Good luck!

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183 Responses to Free Stuff Friday: Win Valentine’s Day Fabric + a Free Pillow Project!

  1. Michelle R says:

    I would love to see a variety of functional home projects! Also young boy things. There is always so much girlie stuff i never have na issue, but my little man suffers ;)

  2. Caitlin says:

    I always love to see any kind of boy projects- clothing, toys, monster stuff. There’s not enough boy stuff out there!

  3. Kathleen says:

    I’d like to see an updated sewing machine/serger ratings article. I have not seen one in eons! I <3 Sew News!

  4. Elizabeth says:

    Perfect way to get past the winter blues – fun valentine fabrics and crafts!

  5. Brandi says:

    I would like to see more clothing projects.

  6. Pamela Sims says:

    I love any patterns or hints for making dog outfits, aprons, and I absolutely love old days hat patterns! Keep the great hints coming though too.

  7. Mildred Howard says:

    I would like to see more home dec items and quick women’s fashion ideas.

  8. michelle Ford-copley says:

    I would like to see more projects for pets, boys and the adult men in our lives. Maybe some tutorials on how to make your own patterns or how to size up or down store bought patterns.

  9. Heather Carroll says:

    Boy stuff and functional gifts

  10. Violet says:

    I would love to see some projects that utilize a ruche.

  11. Debora Kerr says:

    I’d love to see projects that make good stock for craft fairs.

  12. Penny says:

    I would love to see more home dec ideas that would make my home more creative and inspiring

  13. Karen says:

    Always loved reading “Sew News” since the 1980′s. Just keep up the good work!

  14. Veronica Reichle says:

    I would love to see more things that people can make easy and sell. A lot of us sewers/crafters sell either online, local boutiques or at local craft fairs. Sooooooo, help us out and give us more ideas! I love to support local crafters and boutiques!
    http://www.etsy/buttercreamdrmz

  15. Diane Cissna says:

    Love “Sew News”…always love seeing new projects that I could possibly make.

  16. Diane Crane says:

    Because I’m going to be a new grandmother this spring (to twin girls!) I would love to see more baby-inspired creations. Thanks for all the great ideas!

  17. Linda says:

    Love the fabrics! “Sew” cute! I’d like to see more redoing and upcycling. Also styles and trends for larger women. We are not all size 8′s!

  18. Paula S says:

    I would like to see ideas that would be practical for everyday use (i.e. lapquilts, potholders, pillows, toys, aprons, clothespin bags. etc.). I also enjoy ideas using machine embroidery designs and their application on pre-made blanks.

  19. Shirley says:

    Projects that teens/tweens would like to make to learn to sew.

  20. wendy says:

    I would love to see more upcycling projects, like what to make with old jeans using the pockets and stuff.

  21. Rhonda Ellis says:

    What types of projects would you love to see this year in Sew News?

    I would love to see something sports related-making Roller Derby shorts, Building/reinforcing gear bags, Repairing overstretched elastic.

  22. Jill W says:

    How about some more useful sewing room aids? And I agree about larger size women’s clothes too. Thanks!

  23. Marge Lind says:

    Home decor projects, curtains,drapery,unique window coverings, organizing, and art type projects

  24. Vicci Doyle says:

    I would love to see more projects that showcase projects done with use of a blend of sewing machine, Serger, and Machine Embroidery together. Many new sewers are intimidated, like I was, by using our machines. We bought the machine, and they sit there. Simple projects that help us to understand how we can incorporate the special features of each machine in one project would be great and inspiring!

  25. I would love to make a Valentine’s Day bag with these fabrics … I can just see the ruffles!! Sooo cute! Thanks for the wonderful give-away!

  26. Linda Kingsland says:

    I would love to see more projects for males (all ages) & maybe some projects for the elderly or the disabled.

  27. Shamra Haynes says:

    I would love to see more plus size sewing fashions. I have such difficulty changing a beautiful pattern into something in my size.

  28. Marie McKay says:

    I have really gotten into making decorative pillows. I like to give them as gifts. I’m always looking for new ideas and ways to make them special. I really love the LED light idea. I’ll be using that soon.

  29. And as for what I’d like to see in Sew News … very simple clothing projects. I’ve gotten away from making clothing (since I started quilting), but I think I’d like to get back to it again. I don’t have a lot of time, so something simple and stylish. Thanks!

  30. Heather says:

    I would love to see more home decor projects and baby projects.Would love to win these beautiful fabrics. Being a 7 year breast cancer survivor, pink has become my new color theme!

  31. Mary Craig says:

    I would love to see more home dec designs. I am in the process of redoing several rooms of my house and would love some new ideas. Thanks for all the inspiration in your magazine.

  32. Ann Shettles says:

    I am becoming a grandma again and would like some baby ideas. I also would like plus size sewing ideas, upcycling and boy ideas. Thanks for a great publication.

  33. LauraM says:

    Holiday projects, projects that boys would like to make and actually use.

  34. Vickie Phillips says:

    I would like to see a lot about machine embroidery and projects for kitchen, bathroom, for kids of all ages and for teens too. love sew news!!

  35. Annette says:

    I need to make curtains for my dining room and have yet to find a style I like so I’d like to see more curtains. :) also anything for boys (8-10) is awesome.

  36. Nancy Van Deusen says:

    I would love to make Valentine pillows for my grandkids.

  37. Delores VanHouten says:

    I really enjoy easy projects. We need ‘boy’ projects, large women’s and crafts to sell.

  38. Jane Coombs says:

    Since I just got a serger, I would want to see projects for the serger. I love repurposing as well. I saw a cute idea on Pinterest for a sundress for a toddler with a heart shaped cut out in the back. This fabric offering would work well for my grandaughter.

  39. Carla says:

    I would like to see home dec and pincushions.

  40. Charley says:

    I am having a baby boy and would LOVE to see cute projects for boys!!!! There are so many for girls, and barely any for boys! I would also love to see fun home decor projects!!

  41. Crystal C says:

    I’d like to see more boy stuff, and things for gifts, goign to start making things and stashing away for gift throughout the year.

  42. Sandy Marshall says:

    I also would love to see more little boys projects. I also would love some toy projects as well.

  43. Jean Warner says:

    I would like to see more gift projects for men and some doll clothes.(Barbie)

  44. Tammy says:

    I would love to see fast, cute, easy ways to spruce up my camping trailer.

  45. Nancy J says:

    Tote bags with pockets and zippers. Different kind of pillows for home decor.

  46. Diana says:

    I’d like to see more home decor, dog outfits,and sophisticated gifts for women. Thank you.

  47. Adaire OBrien says:

    Wow ~ Everyone has such wonderful suggestions! As a 1st time college student at the age of 49, I am looking to create a bit of extra income by designing and selling dance workout wear that feels fun & sexy, yet…. Helps us avoid feeling self conscious wearing it : ). I just purchased my first sewing machine and have found it challenging to find fabric & pattern ideas for this style of wear. Suggestions on where to purchase different types of fabric would be helpful and tips with working on workout wear type of fabric would help along with a tips section for the very very beginner sewers.
    Mahalo for asking!!

  48. Sandy says:

    I’d like to see lots of cute, quick, easy, and even useful projects for all of the holidays.

  49. Lori says:

    I would love to see baby items not necessarily clothing, maybe an easy quilt, embroidery things.

  50. Beulah says:

    I would love to see a bit of everything! Old traditional time consuming projects, quick gift ideas, modern patterns, story spotlights on designers, embellishments…..

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