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I’m in a book! (*Giveaway Closed*)

2018 August 17

The coolest thing ever is showing your daughters the page in a “real live” book with your tutorial in it. They are so proud. I wish I had filmed their reactions – makes a mamma feel great!

sewing, book, 50 little gifts

sewing, book, 50 little gifts

sewing, book, 50 little gifts

sewing, book, 50 little gifts

sewing, book, 50 little gifts

sewing, book, 50 little gifts

sewing, book, 50 little gifts

sewing, book, 50 little gifts

Lucky Spool’s new book “50 Little Gifts” is a compilation of 50 simple sewable projects, perfect for gifting or swapping. And, to be honest, I’ve got a list of things to sew right away for me!

My contribution is the Cat-Eye Zipper Pouch tutorial. I love having it close by, now I won’t have to go back to my post for the instructions!

I was thrilled when Susanne Woods asked to include my tutorial. And doubly-thrilled to be in the company of contributors I’ve silently stalked followed around for forever – Anna from Noodlehead, Deborah from Whipstitch, Abby Glassenberg and Denyse Schmidt to name a few.

As I was flipping through it again this morning. I commented to my husband that I want to make so many of the projects in it – some books have a few great tutorials – this one is chock full of greatness. #notjustsayin

Wanna win a copy? Lucky Spool gave me an extra, just for me to give to you! 

sewing, book, 50 little gifts

This giveaway is open to everyone worldwide, from today (August 17) until midnight August 24, 2018 (EST). Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter – and if you don’t have Facebook to sign in with, use your name and email address. There’s a “click to enter”, no social media login entry too!

 BONUS: Find my giveaway post on Instagram and comment to get an extra entry!

** Edited to add the WINNER! **

From a total of 344 Rafflecopter entries and 65 Instagram entries,

and as per Random.org – the winner is entry number 29: 

Kirsty M. from Australia! 

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Thanks for reading Thread Riding Hood. Don’t miss a post – come #alongforthreadride!

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45 Responses leave one →
  1. stacey permalink
    August 17, 2018

    i think my favourite has to be your FQ skirts! my niece has DEMANDED more lol! although the Cat’s Eye Pouch gets rave reviews too :D

  2. Erin permalink
    August 17, 2018

    I have the Cat’s Eye Pouch and I still haven’t made one. I think it should be my project this weekend.

  3. Kirsty permalink
    August 17, 2018

    I love making any sort of pouches including your lovely cats eye zipper pouch, it’s sew cute

  4. Sandy K permalink
    August 17, 2018

    I like making and giving mug rugs.

  5. Tammy permalink
    August 17, 2018

    Congrats to you. This looks like a useful book. I like to make zipper pouches and fill them with various treasures for handmade gifts.

  6. Catherine permalink
    August 17, 2018

    i have this book on my Indigo wish list but it’s sold out – :( – hopefully more available soon. looks like lots of cute things to give as gifts. congrats for your contribution.

    • August 22, 2018

      Oh dear, Catherine, that’s too bad! I did find it on Canadian Amazon for a couple of $$ less (!) if you are still looking?

  7. Debbie permalink
    August 17, 2018

    I make a lot of zipper pouches as gifts!

  8. Sarah J permalink
    August 17, 2018

    I love gifting zippy pouches! I think I need to up my game and make the cat’s eye version- it’s beautiful and I can’t resist a good fussy cutting project!

  9. Kathy E. permalink
    August 17, 2018

    Congratulations on being a part of this book! Your cat-eye zipper pouch certainly deserves a page or two of its own! I enjoy making personalized mug rug sets/coasters for friends. I use my embroidery machine to add their name or initials.

    • August 22, 2018

      Awww. Kathy thank you so much! It is so fun to see. Personalized things are a great idea!

  10. Rebecca K. permalink
    August 18, 2018

    I love making so many things but I often make zippered pouches of some sort!

  11. Brenda Maxwell permalink
    August 18, 2018

    Congratulations, I love your Cat’s Eye Pouch! I made one for myself and use it at work to hold my pens, pencils, etc. I often get comments on it from people who pass by and notice it.

  12. Veronika Bush permalink
    August 18, 2018

    This book looks the CUTEST!! Congrats on being included, that is super neat! My favorite things are probably pouches, but I haven’t branched out very much

  13. Laura M permalink
    August 18, 2018

    OK, sorry if this is submitted twice!
    I love to make pouches or little covered books as gifts/for exchanges. Gives me a place to play with fabrics and thread.

  14. Lori Morton permalink
    August 18, 2018

    I like making mug rugs, and quick applique on a dishtowel & add few crocheted dishrags :) Thank you for chance to win your give-a-way too :D

  15. August 18, 2018

    For babies – dish towel bibs or quilts
    For grown-ups? It really depends on the person. But probably bags and pouches.

  16. August 18, 2018

    Congratulations!! I can imagine your excitement!

    • August 18, 2018

      Ah and I just read the thing for an entry! I like making little zippered pouches. I also enjoy giving away baby clothes!!

    • August 22, 2018

      Yes! So excited! It was amazing actually holding it in my hand! Plus nice that it is such a useful book :)

  17. Natasha permalink
    August 18, 2018

    This book looks great! I like the idea because I often sew little things for my co-workers. Happy sewing!

  18. mom permalink
    August 18, 2018

    That is absolutely awesome that you are a part of such a cool book. I know I can’t win in…but…I’d like one and Christmas is coming. subtle! ha ha. love mom

  19. NancyB from Many LA permalink
    August 18, 2018

    Love the book!
    Mug rugs are always good!

  20. August 19, 2018

    It would be such a thrill to have that in print. Very cool.

  21. Kathleen permalink
    August 19, 2018

    I like to make hot pads that you put your fingers and thumb through to grip the hot items.
    Thanks for the opportunity to win! I have had your zip pouch tutorial saved for I don’t know how long and I just recently bought some special fabric to make one. How’s that for coincidence!
    kakingsbury at verizon dot net

  22. sam permalink
    August 20, 2018

    So many cute projects. Love to swap mug rugs and mini quilts.

  23. Debbie Rogowski permalink
    August 20, 2018

    I love to give bowl ‘potholders’ for adults and children (for their icecream) and pillow cases for the kids.

  24. August 20, 2018

    I think pouches are the best

  25. Michele T permalink
    August 22, 2018

    Congratulations for being part of this book… it looks like an amazing source for gift ideas! I like to make table runners as special gifts.

  26. Jenni Hunt permalink
    August 22, 2018

    Such a cute pouch! I think pouches and little fabric baskets make the best little gifts!

  27. Mary D permalink
    August 23, 2018

    I love making and giving pillowcases and fleece blankets. And I always have a stash of double sided flannel baby blankets to send to forever homes when needed.

  28. Jen W permalink
    August 23, 2018

    This book looks adorable!

  29. August 24, 2018

    This looks like a wonderful book. Always looking for ideas for little presents for my friends.

  30. Debbie permalink
    August 24, 2018

    Your daughter’s should be proud of you. Your projects are great. Congratulations. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the book too.

  31. Emma P permalink
    August 24, 2018

    So happy for you, Congratulations. It will be nice to have so many gift projects available
    in one place. Thank you for the preview and the give away.

  32. August 24, 2018

    I have been sewing and gifting iPad cases. I’m pretty much a beginner but they look A-ok.

  33. Dorie permalink
    August 24, 2018

    I love giving lap quilts and wheel chair bags.

  34. Kay Lemieux permalink
    August 24, 2018

    I love sharing blocks to incorporate into Cuddle quilts.

  35. Allison C permalink
    August 24, 2018

    Really love those ebook covers! Need to make a few!

  36. Fireside Quilter permalink
    August 24, 2018

    Love that cat eye pouch!! I like to make small projects like pouches as gifts too!

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