12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Day 5!

Happy Thursday everyone!

SN 500 Square Logo 12 days xmas text 150x150 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways   Day 5!Today marks the 5th day of the Sew News 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways. There have been several fabulous prizes and a variety of winners. Today’s prize promises to not disappoint, but first let’s reveal the lucky winners from yesterday! The prize from yesterday was a Stitch on the Go Cross Stitch Case from Coats & Clark. Designed to fit over an iPhone 4 or 4S, these cases show off your cute stitches while on the go, pick one up at shopsewitall.com for someone special this holiday season. There were three fun cases to giveaway and we have three winners:

Judy G! Diana R! Jessica W-S!

Winners have been contacted via email, but feel free to send your mailing address into sewnews@sewnews.com if you happen to be Judy, Diana or Jessica.

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Now, onto today’s giveaway. One lucky winner will be receiving a copy of Brett Bara’s book Sewing in a Straight Line (published by Potter Craft).  This fabulous book hosts quick and crafty projects that are fun to make and only require a straight stitch. Perfect for the beginner sewist or experienced pro looking for a fun project to fill an afternoon. Brett visited the Sew It All studios to tape an episode a few years ago, and she was a delight. Watch Brett make a shirred maxi dress in episode 301 of Sew It All. If you don’t win the book, consider picking up a copy for a friend or yourself.

To win, answer the following question in the comments section below:

Are you stitching (or crafting) a project for someone special this year? If so, what are you making?

One winner will be chosen tomorrow on the CME blog. Keep watching for the next 7 days of giveaways and have a wonderful Thursday!

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104 Responses to 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Day 5!

  1. kathleen says:

    I make items for Christmas every year. Making pj’s for grandkids, doll dresses, party dresses. I love to go through my stash and just start sewing! I am making a table runner and coffee/dessert mats, too.

  2. Jessica Silver says:

    A pillow for my husband. It’s a present for him for our 1 year anniversary, made out of a burlap coffee bean bag and leftover fabric from our chuppah (wedding canopy).

  3. Ann Murphy says:

    I have made 2 pink camo quilts. Now making 2 country wall hangings. Would love to win the book. Need some new ideas.
    Pick me!

  4. Connie Russell says:

    I am making Christmas tree ornaments for my children and their families, I am also making fleece jackets for my 2 grandaughters and grandsons. i would love to have this book in my collection of books.

  5. Evelyn says:

    My son and daughter-in-law just bought a house, so I’m making placemats, potholders, and whatever else I can think of for their kitchen.

  6. Donalyn Dufour says:

    A dress for my granddaughter. And a tote for a friend that has been helping me set up a space for sewing. The dress is the first dress that has boning, it was fun.

  7. leila says:

    I am making retro style aprons for 5v of my friends, all different. And I am making plushie owls for other friends and some of their children. And then I’m making some jewelry with semi precious stones for my mother, aunt, and a close friend!

  8. Lynda Shamitz says:

    I made quilted wall hangings for the grandkids. One gets a robot and the other gets fairies.

  9. Dorothy Urberg says:

    Just finished a long skirt and blouse which I wore to my son’s wedding earlier this month

  10. Lynn Madonich says:

    I made a dress shirt for my son!

  11. Jean L. says:

    Sewing up mini Christmas stockings for the kids & co-workers.

  12. Nadine Rowland says:

    I am hopefully going to embroider names on scarves that go on teddy bears and stuffed puppies for all of my family.

  13. Cara H says:

    Sure am! I’m making a quilt to go along with a doll for my granddaughter.

  14. mary mac says:

    I stitched up burlap Christmas tree ornaments for my family.

  15. Carol K E says:

    I am making tote bags and cosmetic bags fro grandchildren and mug rugs for my church sewing group.

  16. JC says:

    I am making drawstring bags and pillows. Plan on donating bags and pillows to a nonprofit that helps kids. Thank you. :-) .

  17. Polly says:

    I’m making four small one-patch quilts for my brothers and sisters out of my late Dad’s neckties. Tears will be shed.

  18. Inita Bermudez says:

    OOOOOLALA, I like that book

  19. Cassandra Buckley says:

    I am making a Jungle Quilt for my friend’s Baby Boy.

  20. I’m sewing WITH a special person. My 9 year old daughter and I are working together on a tunic from a vintage children’s pattern (1972). We’re taking it slowly and having lots of fun working together!

  21. Ann High says:

    I am making my Grandaughter and Grandson Pajamas. I am making them not really knowing any measurements at all. If they fit this will be a miracle.

  22. kelli says:

    Made flannel nightgown for my niece and reversible laminated fabric totes for several of the ladies in my life.

  23. Anne M. says:

    Thank you for the give away! I am presently sewing the Miette skirt, by Tilly, some plush toys for the kids and whatever else I will find interesting!

  24. Janice White says:

    Making a faux fur cape for my daughter to wear for her wedding. I’m also making my adorable 2 year-old granddaughter’s flower girl dress for that same wedding. I’ve already machine embroidered a pair of “His & Hers” hand towels and a cute set of 4 embroidered snowflake coasters as wedding gifts. It’s been a crazy busy few months!! And I’ve LOVED every moment!

  25. Janice White says:

    Making a faux fur wrap for my daughter to wear for her wedding. I’m also making my adorable 2 year-old granddaughter’s flower girl dress for that same wedding. I’ve already machine embroidered a pair of “His & Hers” hand towels and a cute set of 4 embroidered snowflake coasters as wedding gifts. It’s been a crazy busy few months!! And I’ve LOVED every moment!

  26. Mama Lusco says:

    I am embroidering pillowcases for my mom :)

  27. Agustina Kesuma says:

    I made baby quilt blanket for my niece and few party dress for myself :)

  28. Judi Stellwagen says:

    I am making a simple scarf with hand pockets for my elderly father. He always has cold hands and he can use in the house while sitting or sleeping in his recliner. He is almost 91.

  29. Joan Merrill says:

    I made pillowcases for my grandchildren as well as my niece and nephews children ~ also making dresses for my granddaughters and p.j.s for my grandson.

  30. Terry Senko says:

    I made a dog coat for my nephew’s boxer this year and embroidered it with his university’s logo. I also embroidered the same logo on matching sweatshirts in the school colors so the whole family will match when they go for a walk. Which might possibly make my 30-something year old nephew gag, so we’ll see!

  31. Debbie Cooley says:

    I’m making bracelets for my mom, sister-in-law, and nieces. Doing a Chan luu style, but using seed beads, leather, and a chevron pattern.

  32. AZ Barbara says:

    Every year I make our daughters pj pants or yoga pants to wear as pj’s on Christmas eve plus an ornament. This year I am making them a knit maxi skirt and the ornament will be a zipper shaped into a Christmas tree with the help of wire and beads.

  33. Mary Angerer says:

    I’m making some pink flannel pajamas for my granddaughter’s doll. The flannel (a print) is the same I used in a pair of pajamas I made for her about four years ago!

  34. Ellen McCaulley says:

    I am making a few things for our first grandchild. A boy! So excited.

  35. Ronda Halvorsen-Ferns says:

    Well I got about 20 yards of Berber on sale at Vouge for 3.99 and sewing vest, hats, gloves, and cuddle animals…….

  36. Jeanne says:

    Having a great time making lace ornaments with my embroidery module for a craft fair and for friends!

  37. Diane M. says:

    Have had a great time sewing all the gifts for this Christmas. Still have a few to finish and find that sewing is such a great relaxing therapeutic activity.

  38. Barbara J says:

    I’m making a Merida costume dress for my granddaughter.

  39. Joan says:

    I have been making felted woolen mittens for my family!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  40. cindy z says:

    I am making sheer drawstring bags with rosette bows.

  41. jeannie says:

    I’m making patchwork drawstring gift bags to fill with goodies for coworkers.

  42. Allie Casey says:

    Not this year! I just finished a huge drapery project–sewed my fingers off so I need a break.

  43. Alison says:

    I am attempting to piece and quilt my first quilt ever. It is going to be for my son. I am expecting another baby soon and am going to give him the new quilt when the baby is born.

  44. Stacey Marrazo says:

    Making my hubby a.vest

  45. amy mayer says:

    I am actually but it’s for my grand-dogs–making each of them a dog bed!

  46. Amy Perrine says:

    I plan to make a little something for everyone. I’ve already made a headband for my younger daughter. Planning to make a cover for my older daughter’s Bible. And as always – making embroidered, crocheted etc ornaments for the tree.

  47. Nita Wragg says:

    Yes, I am sewing several projects. I am stitching a Monica Poole Design quilt for my granddaughter as my main project, several towels and several mug rugs for gifts. Home made gifts are the best!

  48. Marilee Hawkins says:

    I am making my granddaughter a dress and bolero jacket with a matching dress and jacket for the 18″ doll I am giving her for Christmas, as well as a complete wardrobe for the doll, several pairs of jeans, tshirts, blouses, vests, capri’s , etc.

  49. Sandy L says:

    Too many to list!!! Still sewing!

  50. Elise Tribke says:

    I’m sewing an apron and using the old fashion hoop clamp for the waistband.