Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways Day 5: Win a Signed Copy of Christine Haynes’ New Book!

It’s Day 5 of our Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways, and that means more prizes for you!  Six lucky winners will take home a prize from Christine Haynes, one of this season’s fabulous guests.  Plus, get sneak peek at Christine’s episode from the upcoming season!

But first- yesterday’s winners are Lori M., Jess Z., Peggy A., Lori G. and Mary M.! Check your inbox for more details.

When Christine visited the Sew it All studio, she showed us how to experiment with dressmaking techniques to create this adorable dress.  She’ll teach you how to select a pattern and fabric that suits your body, and show you dressmaking techniques to get you stitching the perfect dress in no time.

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Get full instructions and patterns for all season 8 episodes at sewitalltv.com beginning September 1st. Gather your supplies and be ready to sew when the episode airs!

You can also find instructions and patterns from past episodes, like this easy and elegant draped dress from Project Runway alum Althea Harper.  Check out the full episode from season 6 here.

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For today’s giveaways, we have two signed copies of Christine’s book, The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction. Learn all you need know to sew clothes for yourself and others, with step-by-step photos to make learning easy!

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We’re also giving away four patterns from Christine Haynes patterns.  That’s a total of six winners!

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Plus, every day you enter, you’re entered to win the grand prize, a Sew it All Season 7 DVD pack!

To enter today’s contest, answer below in the comments section.  Who do you sew for?  Do you love creating for yourself, or do you enjoy making handmade gifts and garments for your friends and family?  Tell us your who gets you sewing and enter for a chance to win!

And don’t forget to watch Sew it All TV season 8 starting in September on PBS.  Check pbs.org for your local schedule.  If your station doesn’t carry it, contact them and request it!  Host Ellen March and guests like Christine and Althea show you sewing projects you can finish in an afternoon, plus tips and techniques for beginner and experienced sewers alike!

Good luck and happy sewing!

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33 Responses to Sew it All TV 13 Days of Giveaways Day 5: Win a Signed Copy of Christine Haynes’ New Book!

  1. Judy Haley says:

    I sew for myself and sometimes the granddaughters. When I sew for myself, I’m always available for fitting. :)

  2. Kimi Blake says:

    I’ve sewn for husband, my kids, baby gifts, weddings, and love it. Been sewing about 50 years!

  3. Kimi Blake says:

    I have sewn for just about everyone. I love sewing and have been about 50 years.

  4. Fooniks says:

    I sew for myself, my family and then some. I sew a lot and it makes me so happy :)

  5. Molly says:

    I love to sew for family but mostly I love sewing clothing for myself!!!

  6. Alexis says:

    I sew quilts for my boyfriend, and our cat, Lazer and basset hound, Douglas! They’re way more appreciative of them since they usually come out a little wonky… ;)

  7. Jenn N says:

    I sew mostly gifts for friends, family, and my boys. A favorite is a baby bonnet for a newborn. Soon going to sew my first baby quilt! Also, I do make the occasional skirt for myself!

  8. wendy says:

    I sew mostly for my family & myself. i like the feeling I get when someone is using or wearing my creation. I feel pride when I am meaning a garment and getting more time out of it!

  9. Michelle N says:

    I sew mostly for myself, but have sewn for close friends and family. My first venture into sewing for someone else was when my Mum made me sew her a dress. :)

  10. I’m completely selfish when it comes to sewing! I started dressmaking as I could never find anything in the shops to fit my plus-sized pear-shaped figure, so I love making dresses & tops that flatter my figure!

  11. Cindy says:

    I sew for myself and sometimes my mom.

  12. Mary Mac says:

    Most of my sewing I do for my grand children.

  13. Kerry says:

    I sew clothes mainly for myself and sew quilts for friends and family- I never seem to run out of people to sew for!

  14. Who do I sew for? First for myself because there was nobody else when I started sewing garments some 32 years ago. Now sometimes my kids want or need special things I sew and I also like to make gifts for friends who aprreciate them really.

  15. Annie Bowers says:

    I sew mostly for myself, but am always happy when I can sew a special gift for a friend.

  16. Peggy A. says:

    I sewed for my children when they were young and now I sew for my grandchildren and charity.

  17. Piroska says:

    While I do sew a bit for myself, I mostly like to sew for my daughter and grand-daughter.

  18. Tina L. says:

    More and more these days, I sew for myself-especially with all the great indie patterns like Christine’s. I do enjoy making gifts and working on project for friends and family member, too. Thanks for this great opportunity.

  19. Kristina says:

    I’m often a selfish sewist, but I also sew gifts!

  20. Ginger says:

    I sew for myself and my family

  21. Sandra says:

    I sew for myself, mostly. Occasionally, I sew for my daughter and my sister.

  22. Lori Graham-Sullivan says:

    I enjoy sewing most for my children (ages 22, 23, and 24), as well as for gifts for children of friends and family. My favorite age to sew for would be infants and toddlers–so many fun patterns out there!

  23. MelodyJ says:

    I sew for myself.

  24. Ashley Place says:

    I mostly sew for myself, but have made my son clothes, too.

  25. allison pogany says:

    Usually, I sew (mostly quilts) because I have the need to create them. At some point during the process, it becomes clear who they are for. So far, an aunt and uncle, some nieces and nephews, my grandfather and my brother have been recipients.
    allisonpogany@gmail.com

  26. Arianna Macy says:

    I mostly sew for myself, but I do give my friends and relatives handmade gifts for Christmas, so that often involves sewing.

  27. Dawn says:

    Sewing is my “ME” time! I sew for my love of clothes!!!

  28. Gina S. says:

    Family and close friends. Hardly anything for just me.

  29. Nan M says:

    I sew for myself, my almost grown daughter, my friends….. and for my dog ; ) We live in an area where there is alot of deer hunting in the fall – our large dog crashing through the woods could be mistaken for a deer. So every fall, I make several Blaze Orange dog coats for him to wear until the season is over.

  30. Marie Nelson says:

    I sew for my self and I have started sewing for friends. I also do alterations and teach lessons.

  31. MARY STOTT says:

    I sew for myself.

  32. I sew for friends, family. Most don’t have the time or the inclination.

  33. Susan Y Osterbur says:

    I’m semi-retired from Sue’s Pins & Needles, a custom drapery workroom where I’ve sewn anything for the home you could possibly imagine. But now that I’ve slowed down my business I’m sewing for my own home and clothes for me and family. Waaaaahoooooo!

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