Seasonal Sewing Series – week 2 and another giveaway!

Daily giveaways throughout November and a Grand Prize Draw to win a PGM dress form and a Juki Serger! Running at So Sew Easy during Nov 2013.

Our first week in the Seasonal Sewing Series is complete and the projects my wonderful guests shared this week blew me away!  Not only great sewing skills, but incredibly creative and imaginative.

In case you missed them:

Quick and simple, sewn ribbon key fob tutorial.

Quick and simple key fobs

Sew this Christmas Tree Advent Calendar - complete with little ornaments to add for each of the days!

Christmas Tree Advent calendar

Scrappy potholders tutorial. These use scraps of Christmas fabric, but you could use any small pieces for these pretty but practical potholders.

Scrappy Potholders

Sew these fabric gift bags - eath-friendly alternative to wrapping paper, and cute too!

Fabric gift bags

Easy sew Hexagon Christmas Tree skirt tutorial. Great for festive fabric scraps too. At So Sew Easy.

Hexagon tree skirt

Daily sewing and fabric giveaways at So Sew Easy through out November.

The giveaways are all still open – click on through to enter and have a chance and one or more of these great prizes!

And none of this would be possible without the fabulous support from our daily prize sponsors.  Please drop over and visit these great sites and thank them for their support.

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So what do we have coming up in the coming week – more fabulous festive projects you'll love from these amazing bloggers:

11th Nov – Amber from Crazy Little Projects

12th – Hannah from Made with Hugs and Kisses

13th – Palak from Make it Handmade

14th – Caroline from Sew Caroline

15th – Heather from the Sewing Loft

And of course more great sewing giveaways every single day! If you haven't entered the giveaways for this week yet – don't delay!  Click on the projects above to go to each giveaway and enter for a chance to win lots of lovely prizes in time for Christmas.

Daily sewing and fabric giveaways at So Sew Easy through out November.

Introducing the sponsor for today – a big THANK YOU to Modes4u !


Win a cute Japanese fabric Bundle from Modes4U at So Sew Easy - closes 22nd Nov.


About Modes4U – Modes4u is an online shop for cute fabrics, stationery, bento lunch boxes, DIY clay sets, Re-Ment miniature toys and accessories, which are imported from Japan and the USA. They even offer free international shipping for purchases over EUR 60 / US$78 / ₤ 54.

Modes4U introduces the shop-special Echino Laminate collection with radiant colours, many details and beautiful print. Echino is a wonderful imported collection of printed and solid fabrics from designer Etsuko Furuya for the Japanese fabric manufacturer Kokka. They are very high quality fabric, natural-coloured and water resistant with a laminate finish. This fabric is great for sewing clothes, accessories, deco and very suitable for totes, raincoats, baby bibs, playmats, table cloths, outdoor projects and more. This fabric is BPA and lead free and therefore child safe.

Check out some of the bags made with their fabrics for some real Japanese fabric inspiration.

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If you love cute prints and Japanese fabrics – you'll love Modes4u !  As well as all of the usual fabric designers you might want, you”ll find fabrics under categories like:

Win a bundle of 10 Japanese Fat Quarters from Modes4u.  Closes 22 Nov. Win a bundle of 10 Japanese Fat Quarters from Modes4u.  Closes 22 Nov.

The prize: Japanese fabric bundle of 10 fat quarters (worth over $50)


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Giveaway terms and conditions: Giveaway closes on 22 Nov 2013 at 11.59pm.  Winners will be selected at random by Rafflecopter, all entries and entrants have an equal chance of winning. Winners will be notified by email and have 3 days to respond.  So Sew Easy is not responsible for prize delivery, your details will be sent to the sponsor for direct delivery of your prize.  This draw is in no way sponsored, endorsed or affiliated with any of the external websites such as Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest.  Giveaway open to all participants including guest bloggers, sponsors and I'm entering too!

Grand Giveaway coming soon

And of course we are counting down too, towards the eventual end of the series – but don't be sad – there's more prizes to win on 27th November.

Daily giveaways throughout November and a Grand Prize Draw to win a PGM dress form and a Juki Serger! Running at So Sew Easy during Nov 2013.

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95 Responses to Seasonal Sewing Series – week 2 and another giveaway!

  1. Carey Miller says:

    I love the Christmas Gift Wrapping. What a fantastic idea!

  2. Diane says:

    My favorite project so far are the fabric gift bags with the scrappy pot holders a close second. Thanks!

  3. Pam says:

    Thanks for all the fun Deby! I liked the Christmas bag project best. I’m making some of these for gift giving.

  4. MPaula says:

    This is my first visit but I have made quite a collection of cloth gift bags and not just for Christmas. The hexagon tree skirt is a marvelous idea with such a natural opening.

  5. Judith (from Israel) says:

    I love the fabric gift bags.

  6. Marilyn Higgins says:

    I love all the projects and especially the fabric

  7. Cynthia C says:

    I like the scrappy potholders. They are a great way to use up scraps and make gifts that are useful and appreciated.

  8. Serena Powell says:

    The key fob

  9. violetgypsie says:

    The key fobs are such a great idea for a quick and useful gift. So many great sponsors and prizes. Thank you so much for all the work you and everyone put into this great combination of projects and giveaways!

  10. Tabitha Klucking says:

    I like the fabric bags. What a great idea!

  11. eleanor says:

    The Christmas Advent Calendar is lovely!

  12. Rita says:

    The hexagon Christmas tree skirt is my favorite because it reminds me of my first attempt at quilting, long ago!

  13. I really like the Hexagon tree skirt! However, all are really great ideas to make!

  14. Judith Martinez says:

    The fabric gift bags are my favorite so far.

  15. mary says:

    I love the gift card holder!

  16. tracy reed says:

    The pot holders are awesome. but I like the advent calendar too.

  17. alihaider says:

    My favorite is Hexagon tree skirt

  18. Sharon Kaminski says:

    My favorite has been the pink echino birds and berries laminate fabric cherry.

  19. Kim Johnston says:

    All the way from Japan? How wonderful!

  20. Wonderfull ideas! I really love the Christmas Tree Advent calendar! <3

  21. M says:

    my favourite is the scrappy potholder:D

  22. I just love the advent calendar. This is the first one I have seen that I want.

  23. Jean Victoria Bautista Nuñez says:

    I’m planning to give sewing a try 🙂 so winning this giveaway would truly help! Thanks

  24. amy lovell says:

    My fave project was making a baby blanket for my daughter!

  25. Leticia Fernandes says:

    I love the Molly bag/purse, very useful and beautiful!

  26. Jayne says:

    I’m loving the Scrappy Potholders. I always ruin mine!

  27. Debbie says:

    Everything is just lovely. Love all the ideas here. Love your blog too. Thanks for the chance to win.

  28. midgeknows says:

    I love the Japanese Fabric Bundle
    Good luck to all

  29. Christina B. says:

    Loved the tree skirt!

  30. Ivana Jankovic says:

    Love The advent calendar!

  31. Becca Carter says:

    I love the tree skirt! I plan to make one!! Thanks so much!!

  32. Linda Szymoniak says:

    I’ll be honest – I don’t have a favorite, as I only just discovered this site. I’m going to be doing some serious looking around, though, and you can bet I’ll be passing the link on to others.

  33. Kim M says:

    Love the hexagon tree skirt!

  34. Helena says:

    Many projects sewing and knitting but never have the time or patience to start ….
    Anyway, thank you so much fir this lovely giveaway!

  35. Nennam says:

    The key fobs are lovely and my fav ones! Thank you for havings this great giveaway!

  36. ELENA says:

    Nice giveaway! I love it all!

  37. Judy Thomas says:

    The gift wrap and bags.Great for the environment as they are reusable 🙂

  38. swoodsonsays says:

    I love the tree skirt best, I’ve never seen another like it!

  39. Janis S says:

    I like the key fob. I wouldn’t have thought to make one!

  40. DJ says:

    I like the potholders. So useful and a great way to use up scrap fabric.

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