Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways – Day 1

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To celebrate Season 5 airing on PBS beginning March 2nd, we’re giving away prizes from past guests for 13 days! Stay tuned on the blog for giveaways every day, and every giveaway you enter, you’ll also be entered to win the Grand Prize, a copy of Sew it All TV Season 4 on DVD!

Today we’re giving away a copy of Steffani Lincecum’s book, Patternmaking For a Perfect Fit. Learn how to copy and alter patterns for endless wardrobe varieties! Check out Steffani’s season 1 episode here.

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We had some fantastic guests on season 4, like Joi Mahon, who taught you how to turn a T-shirt into a pattern and stitch a cute lace top.

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Get the instructions for “Lovely in Lace” here.

To win the book above, answer the following question in the comments section below, “Do you sew with lace?”

I love the look of lace, though sewing with it can sometimes be troublesome. But with Joi’s tips from her episode and in her article in Sew it All Volume 4, it’s a breeze. Have you mastered lace yet?

One lucky winner will be announced tomorrow, along with the Day 2 prize! Remember, every day you enter, you’re also entered to win the Grand Prize! Good luck icon smile Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways   Day 1

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84 Responses to Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways – Day 1

  1. amy says:

    no, I am scared of lace!

  2. Teresa D. says:

    I use lace to embellish a quilt project.

  3. Loretta T says:

    Yes. Made my daughters wedding gown.

  4. I wanna win cool stuff to sew with.

  5. Katherin says:

    I just made a blouse using lace inserts, I never used it before. I think I will try sewing with it again since the blouse sleeve inserts turned out so well. It really wasn’t as hard to work with as I thought it would be. I have a lot of old lace that I have collected over the years and I think it would add another level to the items I make.

  6. nel fraker says:

    Not so much any more. My grand daughters are teenagers and are pretty fussy about what they wear. Sometimes I try to slip lace into a pillow case or so.

  7. Yes, I have incorporated lace into a few projects, pillows. clothes and crazy quilt blocks. Thanks for this wonderful giveaway and congrats to the winners!

  8. LJ says:

    I probably buy lots more lace than I use, but I’ve always dressed up basic store-bought clothing with lace.

  9. Paula says:

    Yes…I sew heirloom dresses by machine and hand for my 3 great nieces…and a 4th one on the way!

  10. Chris Dahl says:

    I would say I use lace only occasionally. Probably because I am not sure where to add it or what type of lace is best for my application.

    Your book would be a huge asset to have in my library of sewing resources. As a self taught sewer, and now teacher I know my students would greatly benefit from it too.

    Thank you for offering me the opportunity to win this book.

  11. BJMarley says:

    I am going to be sewing a jr-sr dress that has lace. The lace came in yesterday, and the dress has to be done in 2 weeks. Yikes!

  12. Virginia in TX says:

    not on a regular basis. Did make a T-cardigan with a piece of bolt lace. It is a fun thing to wear.

  13. Lynn H says:

    Yes, years and years ago but I’d like to try again

  14. Brenda says:

    I have added lace to garments I made several years ago but have not done so in a long time. I may have to consider working with lace again.

  15. Kim says:

    I do not think I have sewn with lace, but have my nieces wedding coming up and would love to make her a few things to remember her special day by ex. ring pillow, embroidered bag and towels. Learning how to sew with lace would only compliment these items.

  16. Savannagal says:

    I have never sewn with lace. I’ve seen a few episodes that used lace and it would be a nice addition to some patterns.

  17. Derenda L. says:

    I have five granddaughters. Lace is definitely a part of my sewing projects, whether it’s embellishment or a complete overlay for an outfit.

  18. Sharon Thomas says:

    I made a gown for the Marine Corps Ball several years ago. The inner layer was a soft lining fabric and the outside layer was all lace. (But I was thinner then and it was easier. LOL)

  19. Linda says:

    I have not sewn much the last 10-15 years, but now I have the time and am anxious to start back. My experience with lace was strictly lace trim on little girls dresses and petticoats. Would love to try some of the lace garments I see in retail stores!

  20. Dawna says:

    Yes with 2 daughters and a granddaughter I have sewn with lace.

  21. Laurie K-G says:

    I have mostly used lace as an edging

  22. Hueisei says:

    Yes. I love to sew with lace.

  23. cynthia xapata says:

    I make baby and doll blankets and put lace use it to decorate them..

  24. Bonnie G says:

    I have sewn a lot with lace when I was making wedding gowns, now I use lace when I sew holiday dresses for my granddaughter.

  25. Marthie says:

    I use lace now and then but would like to use it more often

  26. anne cohen says:

    I love lace!

  27. Jane C. says:

    Long story short. I am the recipient of 13 bolts of lace. Other than making a few dresses for my grandchild, I am hard pressed to come up for uses for them. I will be watching this closely. I am a subscriber to Sew News, the paper magazine, as well.

  28. Pauline Granstrom says:

    I’ve used lace on pillows. Not as difficult as I thought it would be and the result is so cool I can hardly believe I did it myself.

  29. Cheryl M says:

    I have not machine-sewn with lace for a long time. I do love things with lace on them and purchase many lacey items. I have made evening bags from previously-loved bras and added lace to these beautiful bags. All proceeds from my evening bags go to breast cancer research. I love this show and DVR it each week – so I have quite a library of helpful hints now. I’m looking forward to the new season.

  30. kahla says:

    I’ve new to sewing and am very intimidated by lace

  31. Joann McHenry says:

    I used to use lace in home dec projects yrs ago and also when my daughter was young. I have grandaughters now so I need to get back at it. Would appreciate the info.

  32. Lawana Whaley says:

    Love working with lace both as yard goods and as trim

  33. Beulah says:

    It has been a long time since I’ve sewn with lace…we moved to a small rural area and haven’t found a local fabric shop. :(

  34. Vickie Tinsley says:

    I have done a few things with lace over the years, I use to do heirloom sewing for my porcelain dolls.

  35. Donna Wiedenfeld says:

    It has been awhile and need to start sewing again. Grandma of a 2 year old girl.

  36. jeanne says:

    A few times but not as often as I’d like to.

  37. anna robertson says:

    yes I love to add it accesories, kids clothes and i love to make it.

  38. Vickie Phillips says:

    No but I love to learn!

  39. Billie Hulbert says:

    Getting ready to make a prom gown if my Grand daughter ever decides on what she wants.

  40. Lauren a. says:

    I love lace. I’m not afraid of it! :) practice makes semi perfect

  41. Jackie H says:

    I would love to learn to

  42. Evelyn says:

    I have often sewn with lace trim but not yet with lace yardage.

  43. cindy z says:

    I DO sew with Lace!

  44. Kristi D. says:

    No!!! It is scarry stuff!!

  45. Michele says:

    I have never sewn with lace. A little intimidating to me. But would love to learn.

  46. Donna Allen says:

    Love to add special touches to clothes, home dec an quilts. yes I sew with lace

  47. Susan Harvey says:

    Oh, lace for wedding gowns: yes; beading on lace: you bet!; lace on doll/Barbie clothes: Sure; All is fun and games. Now that life has slowed some, I am back at the sewing machine and LOVING IT!!

  48. Carol says:

    As a bridal seamstress, I use lace frequently, and know that nothing adds romance like lace!

  49. Rosemary Griffis says:

    I’ve sewn on lace trim, but never any large pieces. Rosemary

  50. Ellen Kudron says:

    I have never sewn with lace, because, frankly, it’s frightening!

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