Sunday, 19 January 2014

HAM-TASTIC GIVEAWAY - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!!!





...and the 2 lucky winners of the GIVEAWAY are UK commentor No. 21 Alexandra who blogs over at Alexandra and the Cuckoo Clock and International commentor No. 29 - Candace who blogs over at Sad Sewista.

Congratualtions Ladies! I've sent you an email requesting your postal address so I can send your fab new goodies to you :) And I'll be emailing you photos of your fabrics available to make your individual-selections from - so that I can make you the custom-made, specially commissioned Tailors Pressing Ham of your heart's desire!




And if you sadly missed out on this opportunity to win a Tailor's Pressing Ham and Pressing Ham Holder... then please do keep a keen eye out for new posts on my blog in early February 2014 for some exciting news about how you might be able to get your hands on your own special set of pressing tools to add to your arsenal of sewing notions 'n' tools ;)!!!

Sunday, 5 January 2014

MY HAM-TASTIC GIVEAWAY!!!


Comments are now closed guys - the winners of the Giveaway will be announced tomorrow evening (Sunday 19th January 2014). My thanks to everyone who entered!

As promised a couple of days ago I'm holding a Giveaway to celebrate my 3rd Blog-i-versary. So, if you fancy winning a some fab sewing stuff then please enter here! 

There are 2-sets of sewing-items to Giveaway :)
1 for a UK Winner, and 1 for an International Winner.

  
  And here's the list of goodies in my special sewing-bundle of fun :)

  1. A really useful mini 'Repositionable Tripod' great for your sewing and craft photos.
       (The Camera is NOT included LOL!)
  2. A pair of lovely sharp Thread Snips - just perfect to keep right next to your sewing machine.
  3. A packet of Milward Between Hand Sewing Needles.   
  4. A Tailor's Pressing Ham approximately 24cm long x 14cm wide x 12.7cm tall (9½ x 5½ x 5 inches).
  5. And, finally Tailor's Pressing Ham Holder - to hold your lovely new Ham!

     BTW - The items 4. + 5. are hand-made by yours truly!

 



  Here's how to enter the GIVEAWAY... 
   ENTRIES WILL CLOSE ON SATURDAY 18th JANUARY 2014 AT 5.00PM UK TIME. ENTRIES ARE ELIGIBLE FROM BOTH UK AND INTERNATIONAL READERS. THE WINNER'S NAME WILL
  BE DRAWN AT RANDOM. THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON SUNDAY 19th JANUARY 2014!
 
  1. Please leave a comment in this post below + state if you are in the UK or Internationally based :).

  2. Please, please ensure that I am able to contact you if you're a lucky winner! Make sure
     that your comment is associated to your blog/profile
. If you want to leave an email address in
     your comments feel free to do so - but to reduce
the chances of you receiving tonnes of spam to your inbox, please
    post it in the style: name[at]domain[dot]com
.


  3. [OPTIONAL] Oh, and do please share what you're planning to sew for your first project of 2014!


PLEASE NOTE: That if I cannot easily find your email address
then you shall NOT be eligible to enter the Giveaway (sorry!)


And, the cool thing is... I'll custom-make your Pressing Ham in fabrics of your choice :) I'll email photos of swatches and colours to the winners. (The Hams in the photos are just a couple of examples of Hams I've already made.)




Good luck everybody





Thursday, 2 January 2014

PRIMA Pattern, January 2014 - Blouse & Jacket



It's a New Year and the January 2014 PRIMA Magazine pattern is
still currently available to order by phone until the end of this month.

  PRIMA Magazine - January 2014 - Cover
  
For the first month of 2014, Prima Magazine are offering a simple easy to sew blouse and jacket.

Prima Magazine - Pattern, January 2014 (02)

This brilliantly versatile top is so easy to sew - with no fastenings, the fronts are stitched together in a waterfall effect or left open as a loose-fitting jacket. Sizes 10 - 20 (UK).

Prima Magazine - Pattern, January 2014 (03)

Prima Magazine - Pattern, January 2014 (04)

See my old post here on tips for ordering their patterns: PRIMA Magazine: How to Order Their Sewing Patterns.



Wednesday, 1 January 2014

My Third Blog-i-versary, and a GIVEAWAY!!!




HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY! My how time flys!

I've now established myself a little tradition of organising an ANNUAL GIVEAWAY on the anniversary of my blog :)

I do hope that you'll bear with me - as I'm a little behind on putting-together (and making too!) the items that I wish to share with 2-lucky sewing fans.

So, do please keep an eye out on my blog as I shall be launching the giveaway on Sunday 5th January 2014.

EDIT 05/01/2014: Here's the link to the Giveaway :)