Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways- Day 8

Happy Friday everyone! And happy Day 8 of our 13 days of Giveaways! Season 5 of Sew it All TV kicks off March 2nd on PBS, and to celebrate we are giving away prizes from past guests!

Yesterday we gave you the chance to win an adorable skirt pattern and patterns for cute little pinwheels and pillows. Congratulations to: Susan Karson and Melinda Thompson. Please email with your mailing addresses to receive your prize!

For today’s giveaway we are giving away the Burda Style Sewing Handbook by Nora Abousteit with Alison Kelly! It features 15 creative projects and 5 master patterns.

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Check out Alison Kelly in episode 408, “Skirting the Issue” where she teaches you to create an elegant double layered lace skirt with a waistband and invisible zipper.

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To enter to win this awesome prize, anwer the following question in the comment section below, “What’s your favorite garment to make, or makeover?”

Good luck! Our winner will be announced Monday along with the Day 9 prize!

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122 Responses to Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways- Day 8

  1. Geri Rayer says:

    I loved 2 make lounging pants 4 my son .He passed away a few months ago so now I have time 2 sew some skirts 4 myself .

  2. Norine says:

    I have been making pajamas for my grandkids. I have a few more to go. They are fun and the kids love wearing them!

  3. Lori says:

    My favorite garment to make or make over would definitely be dresses! I prefer to make my own since I can customize it to my exact specifications, but I occasionally do buy a manufactured dress if I really love the fabric. Then I just need to make it perfect for me, like increasing the darts at the waist and shortening the length, for example.

  4. Carolyn Gibeaut says:

    I love to make vests for myself. They are the perfect cover up for Wisconsin winters…not too warm…not too cold….just right!

  5. Lauren a. says:

    Dresses dressed and more dresses. Thy r so comfortable to me. I love wearing them!

  6. Alisha says:

    I love making clothes for my husband and I and coats for our fur baby.

  7. nel fraker says:

    Love to make little girl dresses!!

  8. Denise King says:

    I love making and remaking little girl dresses. Use a pattern, combine different patterns, add a skirt to a t shirt for a dress, remake t shirts into tunics for little girls, anything I can think of ! DRESSES!

  9. Peggy A. says:

    I love making and making-over little girl dresses. It’s a good thing, too, since my granddaughter is growing like crazy. Make a dress-remake it into a top or add a fancy bottom band! Fun for me and her.

  10. amy says:

    I like making scarves!!

  11. Debbie Lovas says:

    I love to make and remake tshirts. I have a favorite tshirt that I took apart and made into a master pattern. From this master pattern, I can make any style of tshirt imaginable. Then I am free to embellish it, embroider it, quilt it, etc.

  12. Connie Rabun says:

    Retro dressing gowns/robes! I simply LOVE RETRO!!!

  13. Sue says:

    Aprons. My passion is aprons. Don’t understand why they went out of fashion!

  14. craftytammie says:

    I like making skirts for my daughter and her dolls.

  15. jeanne says:

    Right now, I’m enjoying making children’s sweatshirts.

  16. Jackie Goff says:

    I love to make fashionable garments for ME! And, I’m now getting into historical gowns with all the trimmings. But, as a lady “of a certain age” I need good, fashionable patterns that fit me NOW! Not the me when I was 25! Would love this book! Thanks for the contest. You sewists ROCK!

  17. Michelle Shamp says:

    I love to make dresses and makeover them by the length of the skirt, type of sleeve, and or the type of embellishments. It is really fun to try different techniques on one pattern to see how they turn out.

  18. Judy F says:

    I love making children’s and adults aprons and robes!

  19. Mary M says:

    I love sewing dresses for my nieces and me too.

  20. Jeanne says:

    I love to take basic t’shirts or other garments and add machine embroidery to make them special!

  21. Patti says:

    I love to make just about anything for my family- dresses, shorts, tops. I love remaking t shrits for myself, also

  22. Debora Kerr says:

    I love making skirts because there is so much variety in design – length, layers, fabrics, etc.

  23. Evelyn says:

    My favorites are t-shirts and aprons.

  24. shawn says:

    I love to make vintage aprons for my self and matching ones for my daughter.

  25. Debby says:

    My favorite item to sew is little romper sets for my grandkids.

  26. natali deckmyn says:

    Onesies and baby pants :)

  27. KATHY says:

    I love to make Fall Carnival/Halloween Costumes for my grandchildren! My oldest now 13 yrs. of age won a Halloween Costume Contest when he was three with his purple dinosaur costume! Other years he placed with his green frog costume and his cowboy costume! I also love to make bassinet covers specially for my granddaughter.
    (not sure if I posted this on right day!)

  28. Carolyn H says:

    I like to make blouses.

  29. vera nichols says:

    skirts ,skirts and more skirts !

  30. Beth R says:

    I love making a skirt – simple but can look really nice!

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  32. Cindy Lee says:

    With two daughters and now four grandaughters I love to sew girlie clothes, aprons, accessories, and mostly dresses.

  33. amy mayer says:

    Skirts-”sew” easy!!!

  34. Kathy Cederholm says:

    Kids clothes!

  35. Christina Johnston says:

    I love making over dresses for my granddaughters and there American girl Dolls!

  36. kahla says:

    i love to make skirts for myself and just about anything for my little miss

  37. Mary Jo Maneth says:

    anything for my grandkids that range in age from 7-21.

  38. Tracy Enos says:

    I like to make girl clothes…even though I don’t have any and have my third boy due in June! Oh well!

  39. Patricia Lenhart says:

    I like to make dresses for my granddaughters.

  40. Dawn Sobieski says:

    I love making jackets and vests.

  41. Lorraine Hedlund says:

    Would just like to wear something that fits me. Haven’t sewn clothes in years but can’t find anything ready made to fit me. Especially pants: dress, casual, jeans, pretty much all. And, of course, blouses, skirts, etc.

  42. Linda says:

    I have been making my three grandsons boxer underwear for years. They love that I can make them longer and they can lounge in them or shorter for true boxers. And the best part is that no one else will have print they have.

  43. Laura Mendoza says:

    Love making party dresses. I’ll take the same basic princess seam dress and change neckline, hem style, sleeves, fabric, etc, and no one realizes it’s the same patttern.

  44. Gail says:

    Into making fleece jackets, fun!

  45. Mary Simmons says:

    Love making clothes for my granddaughter and now with another granddaughter on the way, I have double the fun!

  46. Maureen V says:

    Sewing dresses for my daughters years ago was my passion. I enjoyed sewing their confirmation dresses & prom dresses. My big project was sewing my sister’s wedding dress 25 years ago! Now sewing clothes for my 2 grandchildren have been my priority. I just wish I had more time to do more!

  47. Carol McCauley says:

    I like to make easy jackets.

  48. TJ says:

    My favorite thing to make is pyjama bottoms and doll clothes.

  49. Laura Nolte says:

    Pajama pants out of fleece! Super easy and super cozy!

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