Category Archives: Free Stuff Friday

Sew News Flickr Group!

Great News! With the newly created Flickr Sew News Reader’s Projects Group I get the chance to see what everyone is sewing! Join the Flickr group here and start posting your photos, ask a question and get inspired by what … Continue reading

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Sewing News For Monday

American Sewing Guild Conference is going on this week in Washington D.C. Here is a link to the ASG site, hope to see you there! For those lucky ones heading to Paris, be sure to check out this exhibit at … Continue reading

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Royal Baby Fever!

Did you know that the gown that will be used for the christening of the new royal baby is steeped in tradition? Of course it is, we’re dealing with the British Monarchy here. No ordinary christening gown bought at the … Continue reading

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Aprons Galore For Free Stuff Friday!

Whenever I think of aprons I always think of good things.  Like my grandmother baking, or making a mess in the craft room.  For this Free Stuff Friday the book The Best Apron Book Ever edited by Julie Johnson is … Continue reading

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Create Your Signature Style Winner

Hope everyone had a long summer weekend to sew and of course to be with family.  I  completely reorganized my sewing room, inspired by upcoming tips in the latest Sew News Aug/Sept issue! Last week I asked what your favorite … Continue reading

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Creating Your Signature Style With Free Stuff Friday

Hope everyone is able to take a long summer weekend to celebrate Fourth of July.  We are now firmly in summer!  If you are sweltering in your sewing studio and need some easy and quick projects get inspired by Signature … Continue reading

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Handmade Hostess Winner

For Free Stuff Friday we had the book Handmade Hostess up for our weekly giveaway. A lovely book indeed with great ideas for making parties sweeter with handmade touches. And, on to the winner!  Maddie M has won the book … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday –

Summer is always a great time to throw a little party or fancy soiree.  One way to make it even more special is by making special handmade touches beyond the handmade invite. The book Handmade Hostess has over 35 beautiful … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Winners Announced!

Well, I was hoping that no one would care for this giveaway and I could keep the books.  Alas, there are many out there who love sewing vintage, old patterns and who would love these books as much as I … Continue reading

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Vintage Sewing & Free Stuff Friday

I love vintage anything, but especially vintage sewing patterns and books. I love looking at the patterns from the 1940′s and imagining who the woman was who originally had them.  Why did she buy this particular pattern?  Was it for … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Winner Announced!

The winner of Free Stuff Friday for June 14th is BJ M!  Thanks BJ and everyone for commenting and sharing your memories of summer camp! BJ please send me your mailing address at sewnews@sewnews.com and I’ll get the books Fabric, … Continue reading

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Time For Summer Camp & Free Stuff Friday

Remember summer camp? Being away from home, meeting new friends and doing all those awesome arts and craft projects!  I went to a summer camp in Kenosha, Wisconsin and fondly remember sitting in the craft room where it was cool … Continue reading

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5 Lucky Winners from Free Stuff Friday.

Here are the lucky winners for the latest Free Stuff Friday!  It’s so good to know that a little heat doesn’t keep us from sewing! Susan (from sewing404) Susan likes to make all kinds of items that “freshen the house”. … Continue reading

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Sew it All Volume 6 & Free Stuff Friday

Sew it All, Volume 6 is hitting newsstands June 18th! We’re really excited about this issue, with so many projects from stylish to simple to perfect it’s an issue that can’t be missed! For me, I love the maxi skirt … Continue reading

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The latest winner from Free Stuff Friday

Loved reading the comments from the last blog post.  A lot of us hating ripping out and re-doing things, but love shopping for fabric and proudly exclaiming “Ya, I made it!” after we get all together. As for the winner … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday!

Another Friday is here and so is Free Stuff!  Today we’re giving away the book Sewing in A straight Line by Brett Bara.  This is a lovely book with fresh, modern garment projects as well as lovely home decor sewing. … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday Winner!

Hope everyone had a great and long weekend, and thanks for posting your comments for the latest Free Stuff Friday giveaway. One winner was randomly picked for this prize which is Sophia H!  Sophia is very organized and gets some … Continue reading

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