Monday, May 25, 2009

Woo -- My First Giveaway!!!

I am super excited to tell you about SEWN! SEWN is new and innovative online quilting and sewing community for all lovers of fabric crafts. We have Tips and Innovative Tools to help with your projects, an Advice Centre for all your sewing questions, online forums and chats, and information on your local shops, sewing groups, quilt groups and classes. There will be articles, interviews and tutorials from industry experts, competitions and free patterns!
To help celebrate the launch of SEWN, I am giving away a copy of the wonderful Bend the Rules Sewing by Amy Karol of Angry Chicken. It is has the cutest projects, clear instructions and beautiful photographs.

To win, please leave a comment on this post. For an extra TWO entries, become a blog follower or leave me a comment letting me know you are one. FOR an extra THREE entries, link to my giveaway on Facebook or Twitter or your blog and let me know. You could have as many as SIX entries! I will randomly select the winner at 8 p.m. Central Daylight Time on June 8, 2009. Be sure that I have a way to contact you in case you are the winner!!!! Thanks for playing!

Ooh -- be sure to click on the SEWN icon at the top of this post. It will take you to the SEWN website where you can enter their AMAZING launch giveaway.
THANK YOU SO MUCH - COMMENTS ARE NOW CLOSED!

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Melissa Christianson said...

Ash - I soooo want to win this!!

Melissa Christianson said...

Oh and I forgot - but you already know - I'm a follower!!

Stephanie and Carlos said...

This book is fantastic... I just got Meet Me At Mikes for mums day too... I Facebook-ed and twittered for you girl... and we're joining the party too...YAY!!

xo Steph

Anne said...

OMG, embarrassment, I thought I was already following you. Well, I definitely am now! And I'm reposting this on FB, not just for the extra chances to win, but because I love Ashlee.

Lindsey said...

Oohhhh what an awesome giveaway!! I would be tickled pink to win this book!

Lindsey said...

Im a follower!

The Harris Family said...

Great giveaway!

Annie said...

How exciting! That book looks super cute!

I follow you through my RSS feed. Do you have a twitter?

Veronica said...

SEWN sounds great!
And so does the awesome giveaway, what I wouldn't DO! lol
Been a follower for a good long time now too. :D

Anne said...

I would love to win! count me in please!

Kara said...

just found your site and i love it!

nap time journal said...

Oh how fun! Thanks for the great tips!!!

TheGigglingE said...

Oh I would LOVE to win this Ash! Shoot and I already follow you :) haha I'll link you up on my facebook and twitter though!

KIM said...

OOOO OOOO Pick me, Pick me!!!!

Nova said...

I want to go in the hat please!

Christina said...

hello friend! just checking in, i would love to win the book! i am a follower and will add the facebook!!!!
love the projects you've posted.

Deb said...

What a great giveaway...please count me in!

Lilly said...

This book looks great!!!
Thanks a lot for the chance to win it!

Lilly said...

I follow.

angela said...

I would love to win this!

angela said...

I'm a follower now!! Woohoo! 2 more entries!!!

angela said...

I tweeted!!!

Anne said...

Follower #1

Anne said...

Follower #2

Deborah Stinson-editor said...

I love to bend the rules! I hope the book has shortcuts! I am an amateur seamstress at best and can use all the help I can get when it comes to sewing. I tried making some bags recently and really need to practice more I think! sierramuse8 at aol dot com.

Pam said...

I had checked this book out of the library earlier. I would love to own it! :)

Lisa, wife to Bryan, mommy to Andrew said...

I don't even know how to sew on a button. The book will not help me. I think I just need you to come spend some time at my house. Linking to Facebook now! xoxo

Sarah said...

ohh I would love to have this book!!!! thanks for the giveaway

paryjeja said...

I love to sew, so this book would be great to have.
paryjeja at sbcglobal dot net

ydsddd said...

I love to sew but could sure use some help

Vanessa said...

i love sewing and learning new way to do it this books sounds awesome

Tes283 said...

I have begin to sew with my sewing machine. I am learning and trying so many different things. This book sounds like it could really help me to learn more. Thank you.

Abby said...

This sounds like a terrific book!

ajcmeyer AT go DOT com

Anne said...

Tweet, Tweet! #1
http://twitter.com/amolino/status/1943690969

Anne said...

Tweet, Tweet! #2
http://twitter.com/amolino/status/1943690969

Anne said...

Tweet, Tweet! #3
http://twitter.com/amolino/status/1943690969

Hilary said...

I would love to add this to my sewing room, for some great ideas!

hilaryglad at gmail dot com

Hilary said...

I follow #1

hilaryglad at gmail dot com

Hilary said...

I follow #2

hilaryglad at gmail dot com

Valerie said...

I am trying to learn krafts and children sewing so I would love to have this book. Thanks

Anonymous said...

Just found your blog--and I am such a follower! I would love to win this book, I've had my "eyes" on it for awhile now! Thank you for the sweet offer.

clc408 said...

I love sewing and would love to have this book. Thanks for the chance.

Sunnyvale said...

This would make me dust off my sewing machine.

silverbele said...

I like to start some new sewing projects

zees5 said...

I've been wanting this book. Thanks!

izazbz@yahoo.com

zees5 said...

And I am a follower - you have great taste!

Enid Gilchrist's Kindergarten

quiltingreader said...

Sounds wonderful.

Michelle said...

So generous!! Please count me in.

I've just subscribed to your blog too.

Lorraine said...

Love to have a chance to win this great prize ...thanks !!

Danielle said...

I love this book! :) I have checked it out from the library more times than I want to admit... can you say late fees! Thanks for the chance!!!
email: bluebird dot blessings @ yahoo.com

I also tweeted about you bluebirdblessin

And if I did it right I am now following your blog! ;)

danosor said...

I'd love to win this awesome book.

Missesprincess said...

Would love to win this awesome book ~ easy to follow instructions would be a blessing. I got a sewing machine for Christmas and have a hard time following sewing pattern instructions.

Missesprincess said...

Following via google blogger (missesprincess)

BKelly said...

Ohh, I love sewing books. They always have such great ideas, and this one looks wonderful. Thanks for the great give away.

BKelly said...

ohh, and I became a follower. The great thing about the Sewn grand opening has been finding all these new blogs to read.

Childfree Trophy Wife said...

I've been wanting that book for ages! Please put my name in the draw. I'm a follower so I'll make another comment about that in case I'm supposed to.

Childfree Trophy Wife said...

I'm a follower. Also forgot to add my email address. galaxie_bleu(at)yahoo(dot)com

Julie in WA said...

I've not seen this book, but if it can stretch my sewing creativity, I sure could use it!

tango's trash & treasures said...

Wow great giveaway!
Thank you for the chance to win!

Janna said...

I would love that book! I've just added you to my google reader (jrm344 at hotmail dot com)

Lila said...

Ooh, I just found you and am now a follower! I haven't been horribly successful 'bending the rules' while sewing, so I have got a thing or two to learn!

Mistika said...

I will love to win this book..thanks for the giveaway

Marianna said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

Marianna said...

I follow!

Wendy said...

This is such a good way to find such inspiring blogs. Really like what I see :)

MaMa said...

I always wanted a copy of this book...been checking it out of the library for the past year! Thanks for hosting!!!

MaMa said...

I'm now a follower of your blog :-)

chromiumman said...

sounds interesting

The Patchwork Orange said...

I love you sight very cute. Thanks for the chance to win

Brenda said...

I would love to win this. I am now a follower, and made a link to you on Facebook. Yay for six entries!

Kelly said...

I would love a chance to win this book!

Sue said...

wow I would love this book. Feel free to visit me and see what I am giving away.

Shelley said...

Woo Hoo! I just subscribed to your blog. It is always fun to find more friends who love pretty things!

candice said...

I would love to win this book!
Pretty please with a cherry on top?
Thanks for your great giveaway!
Candice
candicekay@iprimus.com.au

Anonymous said...

I hope I win! I am going to try making the ruffled tank tomorow! Love it!

sweetsue said...

Oh please enter me-I would love this book!
smchester at gmail dot com

sweetsue said...

I'm following you!
smchester at gmail dot com

Rayna said...

I really like your site and love this book! I am becoming an offical follower today. I plan to link to your contest tonight. thanks for being so creative!

Julianne said...

What a generous giveaway and what a funky lil blog you have!

ange_moore said...

Oh - looks like a fabulous book! Thanks for being such a generous blogger and for a great giveaway.

ange_moore said...

And I've just become a follower of your blog!

elena said...

Hi all!
What a great giveaway!!! Is it open to international readers? If so, please count me in. I would love to have this book. I will keep my fingers crossed until June 8th.

Warm regards,

Elena. :)

Lila said...

I just linked from my blog to yours - I really want to win!

barbara said...

This book sounds really good. I am always looking for shortcuts!

Louisa said...

that looks like a cool book. browsed your blog - funny and charming.

Christine said...

Lovely blog. Lovely prize. I've just become a follower and look forward to my next visit.
Christine

Wendy said...

Love the book giveaway! And I thought I already followed you but apparently I don't do...now I do. :) And, off to tweet about it. xoxoxo

buebau said...

Oh my...
This is an amazing prize!!!
so cool!
I've joinned this wonderful party too!
It's so much fun!

buebau said...

Oh... and I'm following your blog!
:)

Bowlby said...

What a nice giveaway! I've had my eye on this book.

Sue said...

I will follow her.....Yep, you now have me as an official follower. Great giveaway! Thanks for participating!

Christina said...

Oh, please pick me! I really want this book! Thank you for the chance to win.

Christina
cmatthies@hotmail.com

juau4 said...

I love to sew. Happy to find a forum of like minds.

judy7885 at gmail dot com

Comfort Joy Designs said...

I would LOVE to win this book!

Deborah
comfortjoydesignsATgmailDOTcom

Amy said...

This sounds great!

Amy said...

I just became a follower!!! Thanks so much!

Linda Stubbs said...

I would love so much to win that beautiful book! Can't wait for the win day!

I would love for you to come to my blog and enter my giveaway if you like.
Thank you sooooooo much for the chance to win!
Have a blessed day! Prairie Flower

BUMBLE BEANS said...

cool. very cool.
count me in,
I have a giveaway too! come see!

BUMBLE BEANS said...

i'm following you now! are you following me?

;-)

love all your craftiness!

Tiffany said...

Looks like a fun book! Thanks for the giveaway...

Doris said...

I've heard this is a great book, I'd love to have this copy!

Doris
auntiedart(at)yahoo(dot)com

La Gitan Mystique said...

I'd love to win this great book. Thanks for holding a sweet giveaway. How fun! Please sign me up.

Jody

lagitanmystique(at)q(dot)com

JJ said...

Yay, please let me win...I have been trying to get this from the library but so far they don't carry it. Thanks for offering it up!!!

isabel f. said...

What a great giveaway!!
count me in, please :)
hugs Isabel

isabel f. said...

and...I'm a follower :))

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

What a great giveaway. Love the book. Thanks for joining SEWN.

momma rae said...

ooh! this book looks amazing! i love her blog. thanks for the opportunity! ;)

Carly said...

Fun giveaway! It is a great book! I'd love to win!

craftykat said...

what an excellent giveaway!!!

Rafael's Mum said...

what a lovely giveaway. thanks for taking part!

Andrea said...

What a fantastic giveaway! I would love the chance to be in to win.

sandyandcosmo said...

I love this book! If I win, the library can have their copy back!

sandyandcosmo(at)yahoo(dot)com

Krousegirl said...

Id love to expand beyond quilting and your book looks like the trick!
THanks
Krousegirl2ataoldotcom
Jenny

Kat said...

Oh super fun!!! I would love to win!!!

Kat said...

I'm a follower. I would seriously love to win this adorable book.

Our Patch of Flowers said...

I want to read this book!

Our Patch of Flowers said...

I'm a follower!

Naomi said...

Please pick me! Love it!

Naomi said...

I'm following!

Z Family said...

I love your adorbale projects and that book looks awesome!!

Dan and Karen said...

I would love to own this book! I don't have a very big crafting, sewing library!

The Popes said...

I just found your blog and I am IN LOVE!

The Popes said...

I am a follower

The Popes said...

I linked to the facebook thingy!

Ann (oceanian@lycos.com) said...

Ooh this book is good. I hope I win a copy! Please put me in the draw.

MCH PHOTOGRAPHY said...

Awesome giveaway! I just became a follower of your blog. Thanks!

Lysa said...

Your blog is great. Thanks for the inspiration. I added your giveaway to my facebook.

Pam said...

This book looks so neat. I hope I win! Pick me :-)

~ Lisa @ AbidingThere~ said...

I NEED this book :)

Molly said...

I found your blog via Joy's Hope and love it!! I am trying you tank top tutorial on one of my tank tops. I just began following your blog and twittered about you on twitter under my name GalMolly. i would love to win this book!!! Have a great weekend!!!
~Molly P

Anonymous said...

I would love to win this book!

Thanks for the shot!
Leilani
one18fifteen@aol.com

~shannah said...

I am a new follower. I have come across this blog before, now i'm excited to see more of it. maybe i'll get some inspiration and get out my sewing machine!

shannah said...

I am a new follower. I have come across this blog before, now i'm excited to see more of it. maybe i'll get some inspiration and get out my sewing machine!

vada0427 said...

Seriuosly the best book ever! I can't wait for her new one this fall! If I end up as your lucky winner, please pass this on to your #2 lucky lady!!

Karen G.

supermedic said...

I REALLY WANT TO WIN THIS SO I AM A FOLLOWER OF YOUR BLOG AND HAVE ALSO LINKED TO IT ON FACEBOOK. PICK ME PLEASE

Bonnie said...

Thanks for the givaway, I have seen that book and would love to win it!

Lotta said...

Fantastic book and how generous of you to have it up for a giveaway!
Lotta

Bev said...

This is definitely a book I would love to own. Thanks for the contest.

Christina said...

Christina - xristya@rock.com - Glad to find someone, finally, who bends the rules and am intrigued at what I can learn from this book! Thanks for the chance to win it and congratulations on your first giveaway!

Erin@1N3sew said...

want to try my luck on your giveaway!
i am your follower too!
if you like batek prints try your luck at mine!

rach said...

What a great blog. This is my first time entering a giveaway. How exciting.

rach said...

I've just become a follower of your blog and I also placed a link on my facebook page.

roseread said...

I love the idea of Sewn. I can't wait for it to go live.
bryghtrose at gmail dot com

roseread said...

I love the idea of Sewn. I can't wait for it to go live.
bryghtrose at gmail dot com

Susan said...

What a nice giveaway! I have just subscribed to your blog with Google Reader, that way I won't miss a post. Thanks!

Dianna said...

I've heard so many great things about this book!

Thank you for the chance to join in.

A Joyful Chaos said...

What a sweet giveaway! I would love to win.

free indeed said...

I need some good summer reading for my porch swing this year! Bending the rules is so hard for me...this might liberate my sewing some and help me not focus so much on inconsequencial details.

ikkinlala said...

I'd like to enter, please!

ikkinlala AT yahoo DOT ca

Salleefur/Jesslyn/Jesster said...

Love to sew and also love to try new ways do to things. This book really fills the bill.

Trish Goodfield said...

You can never have too many books.

demmi said...

I would love to win this book con5459(at)gmail(dot)com

Renee G said...

I would love to have a copy of this.
rsgrandinetti@yahoo.com

heaventrees said...

This looks like a great sewing book. I'd like to read it.

NesieBird said...

My daughter has taken up sewing. She took a class in school this and last year. She would so love to have this!

kneecree at gmail dot com

locuasia said...

Please add me to your drawing, I would love to win the book, cannot get it here in Mexico though :( so I hope I win it! :)
Thank you for your generosity!

Tubo Family said...

First time here (from a comment by http://outofthecrayonbox.blogspot.com/ posted on Like Merchant Ships that recommended http://handmadebeginnings.blogspot.com from which I followed another link here), enjoying looking around.
tubospublic at gmail dot com

Tasha said...

oh please enter me ;) thats a great giveaway!

Tasha said...

I'm following you ;)

Justine said...

What an exciting giveaway - it looks like an amazing book !! Thanks for the chance to play - SEWN is creating so much fun already!

amy said...

ohmygoodness, i've been dying for this book! thanks so much for the opportunity to win it!

amy said...

oooh, and i'm following you now too!

Kim F said...

I will be sew excited if I win this book

Deci Worland said...

I need some sewing inspiration. Thanks for the giveaway.

sharon said...

I have been wanting this book for a while now. Fingers crossed.

erma said...

I would love the chance to win this.
erma.hurtt@sbcglobal.net

amy said...

i've blogged (hesitantly - i don't want more competition to win!!)about your giveaway, you can check it out here - http://craftydame.blogspot.com/2009/06/more-giveaways.html

thanks again!

Sara said...

I would love to win this book! I need all the help I can get. :)

Amanda said...

WOW! I think I am drooling! Thanks for the chance to win such an awesome prize!!!

Amanda said...

I am now following. I would've anyway, but great plus that I get extra entries!!!

Sarah Z said...

I would love this - my mom tried to teach me to sew - but it didn't work out!
Thanks
Sarah
believedreamcourage (at) gmail.com

jwallis said...

Hi thanks for the chance

jwallis said...

i also subscribed through googlereader

My stuff blography said...

I love finding new sewing sources. Thanks for the giveaway.

For the Keeper at Home said...

I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to win this book!
Thank you!
Mrs B

Renee said...

That book looks fantastic!!

Renee said...

I'm a follower. And I've blogged http://fullfurryhouse.blogspot.com/

Kim said...

This book is in my amazon "wish list"! Would be so cool to win it :-)

Great give-away. And fun blog!

Ken said...

My sister would love this. Please accept my entry. Thank you.

etrnlone said...

since i always bend the rules, i might as well do it in sewing too. looks like a fun book

skippedydoodah said...

Ooooh count me in for 2 entries as I've just signed up as a follower too! Great blog - and what a generous giveaway, I've been coveting that book for a while now...

JenniferB said...

Oh I would love to win this, thanks for the chance.

JenniferB said...

I am following your blog

JenniferB said...

following you

JenniferB said...

I tweeted
http://twitter.com/jblanton41/status/2068359854

JenniferB said...

tweeted
http://twitter.com/jblanton41/status/2068359854

JenniferB said...

tweeted about your giveaway
http://twitter.com/jblanton41/status/2068359854

Posh Mommy said...

I have recently taken up sewing and found your blog. I am love many of your posts. I am also a follower! I hope to win!!! amandawhorton607@hotmail.com

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Great looking book with lots of inspiration. Thanks for participating in the SEWN launch give away.

Mercedes said...

I had seen this book in other blogs and this would be a great opportunity to enjoy it. I´m an active girl and I die to try something new. Please enter me for the giving away and thanks a lot.

Lois0607 said...

Hello - thanks for the giveaway. Can't wait for the SEWN site to open.

carmel said...

regarding the great give away that you are having and the fact that i would love to win it, im so happy that i just found your blog cues you have alot of intresting things!
so thanks for the giveaway!
and i became a follower and blogged about your blog!

Aisling said...

I love finding new and innovative methods of anything. I've been sewing for a very long time, so would love to learn something different.

Wanda said...

I've been looking at this book in the store and it's been on my wishlist. I would love to win it!

wandanamgreb(at)gmail(dot)com

1/4 of an inch said...

Yay...I'm following you and now I'm enetering your giveaway...just to be clear...I really want to win that's all:)

You know that though, right?

Keeping everything crossed xxxxxx

Tam xo

Theresa N. said...

I'd love to see the inside of this book, cover looks so good.
Theresa N
weceno(At)yahoo(dot)com

sewpam63 said...

I ALWAYS "bend the rules" so...sew a book to give me direction would be ABSOLUTELY wonderful! GO SEWN!!!

Linda T said...

Count me in - I've heard lots of good things about this book! Enjoy your giveaway!

doozercries said...

congrats on your first giveaway. i checked out the book and i would like to learn how to make an apron. something that is useful and at the same time appealing. thank you for the chance.

dessie10 said...

Love ths books idea about bending the rules when sewing, something I've always tried or done when sewing

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