Manic Monday Amy Butler Pattern Giveaway!

To celebrate the beginning of another great week of sewing, we have an extra-special pattern to give away to one lucky reader! Favorite designer Amy Butler has just come out with an adorable new bag pattern: The Charm Clutch. The pattern includes instructions for both a handbag and shoulder bag style and lots of closure options. Make it in a combination of bright and beautiful prints for a fun mid-winter pick-me-up:

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So cute! To enter for your chance to win The Charm Clutch pattern, answer the following question in the Comments section below: What’s your favorite quick-and-easy sewing project? Enter by tomorrow afternoon when we’ll announce the winner!

 Manic Monday Amy Butler Pattern Giveaway!
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119 Responses to Manic Monday Amy Butler Pattern Giveaway!

  1. Ann says:

    Quillow. It is a quick & easy gift.

  2. Ginger Hammachi says:

    Reusable grocery bags or totes! I’d love to see everyone using these instead of the horrid plastic.

  3. Pat says:

    Eyeglass cases….can never have too many and pillowcases…..always have materials on hand to make a quick gift if needed.

  4. Suse says:

    Pillowcases, drawstring bags, pot holders or tote bags.

  5. Deborah says:

    Pillowcases – I make one for every holiday for my grandkids

  6. Linda says:

    I love making totes and bags. Embellishing them with ribbons, buttons and yo yos.

  7. Ann Hudson says:

    Decorative pillowcases, often personalized for the recipient. Cell phone pouches made with crazy piecing to use up small scraps.

  8. Linda Boothman says:

    I love to make luggage tags and small zippered cosmetic bags out of my scraps. Both are so useful and everyone loves them!

  9. Charlene says:

    Wristlet bags – they don’t take much fabric, and I can be creative with decorative stitches. They make nice gifts.

  10. Alison says:

    Love making grocery totes for friends. Quick, easy and very appreciated by them.

  11. Linda says:

    I love making bags, pillow cases, pj bottoms for the grandkids. Would love to have this new clutch pattern. Will probably be snowed in for a couple of days, looking forward to sewing!!

  12. Wendy says:

    Boxers. Love ‘em. Pick a wild fabric and have at it. I even have a vinyl template for the front stitching and open snaps for the fly.

  13. Lynn says:

    I have fun decorating towels with fabric remnants and various trims and laces. I have done this with bath and hand towels for the bathrooms and hand towels for the kitchen. It is fun to make each one different. In the kitchen I have made cloth napkins and potholders and then used scraps to embellish the handtowels. simple and no right and wrong way to do it….

  14. daisy hovey says:

    My favorite and fun sewing project is to make PJ pants for my son, 2 pieces to sew together! Fast, Fast, and super easy project!

  15. shelley says:

    wristlets are quick and easy and everyone loves them as gifts.

  16. Brooke says:

    I love to sew for family and friends………….easiest quickest thing I like to sew are pillowcase dresses!

  17. Diane says:

    Making fun and stylish pillowcases with unexpected fabrics. Amy Butler Fabrics make beautiful pillowcases to spice up plain blue, or white, or any solid color sheet sets. The wide hem is always of a coordinating fabric from the same series. Fun!

  18. Kathy says:

    pillowcases made from holiday fabric that I give to each of my kids at home or away at college

  19. Chris says:

    I love to make dog coats! I have a great pattern that is easy to sew and the dogs love to be kept warm when we are out in the cold. A matching bag would look great when we take a walk together!

  20. Beth says:

    Those little baby tag blankets! So cute, so fun to find the pieces for them!

  21. JudyD says:

    Scarves created with yarns, ribbons and other “stuff” and free motion quilting.

  22. Connie says:

    I’ve had lots of fun making checkbook covers out of funky fabric scraps….now I can find my check book!! Also, enjoying making pillows envelope style! So much to do, so little time!

  23. Miki Bennet says:

    I love making curtain valances!

  24. Nita Carr says:

    My favorite easy project is making baby burp cloths for friends and friends of friends. I add creative touches with ribbons, fabric, appliques, and anything I have on hand. I am always making new things and have found some great fabric to make my “green” grocery shopping bags for me and my friends.

  25. Kate says:

    Shopping bags! I have been making them out of repurposed fabric. I add embroidery and give them as gifts to friends and family. They take no time and each one is unique.

  26. Laura says:

    Monogrammed cosmetic bags with a zipper.

  27. Joanne says:

    I love making baby blankets and table runners. Both are so appreciated!
    It is just so much fun putting the colours together for that special someone.

  28. Tammy says:

    Potholders. I made my first one a couple of weeks ago and now I can’t stop!

  29. Lori says:

    I love to make wristlets w/fun fabrics. I also love the 10 minute table runner!!

  30. Beej says:

    Pillow covers! Our 2nd grade teacher chooses a new theme for her classroom every year and I recover her DEAR (drop everything and read) pillows to match each year’s theme!

  31. Kim says:

    They call me the bag lady. I just love making bags/purses.

  32. Pam Pope says:

    I like to make small wallets with cute fat quarters or I like to make small cosmetic bags! So easy and fast!

  33. JAH says:

    pillowcases from fun fabrics!

  34. Jeny says:

    Baby stuff: blankets, burp cloths, bibs

  35. TheresaL says:

    Pajama pants. Everybody love them.

  36. Jennifer says:

    The little tissue pocket packs – they whip up quickly and you can do all sorts of fun prints!

  37. Ashley smith says:

    I love making small purses and wallets, especially when I am able to give them as gifts to special ladies!

  38. Terri Achmann says:

    Any a-line, especially wraparound, skirts!
    Love them…

  39. Heidi Card says:

    OMG! Pick Me! Pick Me! lol
    My new favorite quick project is the Amy Butler Nigella Yoga bag! There is a free tutorial on her website. I LOVE AMY BUTLER!!!!!
    I’ve also made the small sweet greetings portfolio. I try to make something with my AB scraps every day. LOVE IT!
    and… PICK ME! PICK ME! LOL :-)

  40. lisa says:

    My favorite quick and easy project are gift/wine bags. Fun to make for all holidays and occasions :)

  41. Alyssa says:

    Mine is sports headbands. Quick and cute.

  42. Darlene Warren says:

    I have a favorite purse pattern that I make over and over…it has lots of pockets on the inside and two big pockets on the outside to embroider on and it only takes about 3 hours start to finish depending on the embroidery.

  43. Jo-Ann Sutherland says:

    I love to sew anything I just love to sew ! Pjs and pillow cases are FUN ! (0:

  44. Janice Porter says:

    Embroidered felt jewlery pouches

  45. Cheryle says:

    Produce bags & pillow cases are just a few of the easy things I love to whip up!

  46. Rose Henry says:

    Purses, purses, and more purses. I love making them with the wildest and boldest patterns available.

  47. Linda says:

    I love the quick and easy apron pattern from Amy Butler. It works up quickly and everyone loves them.

  48. Victoria Butler says:

    My favorite quick project is mending anything. There is always something that needs mending and I keep a basket of them on hand for that “sewing” fix. My grandkids even save up mending for me. I get such satisfaction out of extending the life and doing it without it looking mended.

  49. Barbara Bridson says:

    My favorite quick project is making pillowcases and decorator pillows.

  50. Jenny says:

    Burp cloths and embellished onesies – easy peasy. but would love to start making some cute purses ♥