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Sew Grateful... giveaway

And a bit more (I have edited this post so many times it hurts).

Back in May, when I kind of stopped blogging due new work commitments, I had promised a proper giveaway to mark my one year of sewing. I never did that giveaway, so I'll do two today.

I'm giving away two sets of fabric. Here they are

In the warm-coloured corner, sporting funky circles and dots and measuring 2m in length is an extra wide  Turkish cotton. Around 2.20m. I bought this but then realized it wasn't me, so I'd rather see it to a new home. It was originally going to be one of those pretty 50s dresses, like the one on the latest Threads cover:

The bigger circles are approximately 3cm in diameter. It's all very pretty really, but that style just isn't me.

In the cool-coloured corner, we have two fabrics: a fashion fabric in an intriguing blue shade with various embellishments and some cream winter skirt lining. I suppose the lining could be used for something else, but it's medium weight so I would use it for a winter skirt. Both are about 1m in length and the usual width. The blue fabric I picked up especially for this giveaway!

I do apologize for the very bad photographs. My SD reader is broken and I cannot find my camera cable.

Giveaway rules: I will ship anywhere, make sure I can find your email address so I can email you if you win. If you prefer just one of the two giveaways, let me know which one. This is open until Sunday February 10th at 23:59 GMT, and I will announce the winners on Monday.*

* If you for a certain internet corporation in London near Victoria and you win, not only will I deliver this personally to your desk but I am also offering a "Sewing 101" lesson as well.


  1. What beautiful fabric, Laura! Could you pop my name into the draw, please...J

  2. I'd love to be entered! The fabrics are all great!

  3. I love the circle fabric. I instantly imagined a 50s dress made with it. Thanks for the opportunity.

  4. I am your newest follower in google+, I found you through sew grateful ;) Your name sounded somehow familiar, so I checked your "about" and... doubts confirmed! (no, we don't know each other but we share origins ;) )
    :D Hope you'll enter me in both giveaways, I love these fabrics!

  5. I love the "cool colored corner" fabrics!

    The Middle Sister and Singer

  6. I'd love to win the circle patterned warn colour piece. I'm sure I could squeeze a '50s style shirt dress out of it!


  7. Lovely fabric! I will like either one! Thank you for the giveaway!!
    my email:

  8. HI there.
    I am new to your blog.
    What a wonderful giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win some fabric.
    I love the Turkish cotton.
    buttonhole at charter dot net

  9. What a wonderful giveaway!! Thanks!

  10. The fabric is really nice. Thanks for the giveaway.

  11. Beautiful fabric. Thanks for the giveaway!

  12. Lovely fabric! I like them all, but the one with the dots is my favorite. Thanks for a great giveaway!

  13. I love the blue with the skirt lining. Very beautiful.

  14. I would love to win the lining fabric! I'm in the middle of my very first fully lined dress and i'd love to use some nicer lining fabric on my next project. Thank you for the giveaway! =)

  15. Lovely giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win the circle fabrics :D

  16. the circle fabric would be great, and it would be come a fifties style dress.

  17. The circle pattern is right up my alley! What a great giveaway.

    minaholliday at gmail dot com

  18. Oh, what gorgeous fabric! I'd love either of them. :-) The circles would be my first choice though - I can totally see that in a vintage 1950's dress pattern! I'd use the blue floral for a 1940's blouse pattern.

  19. that is an awesome circle fabric!

  20. I would like to try the first one, some circle skirt would be nice.

  21. Lovely fabric! I would love either of them! Either one would make a nice skirt.

  22. I love the warm dots. Thank you for hosting this giveaway.

  23. I would love to be entered as well! And I have that issue of Threads, I could not resist that beautiful dress either :) I am hosting a giveaway on my blog as well if you are interested.

  24. I love the second batch. Thanks for your generosity.

  25. It might not suit you, but that Turkish cotton is so far up my alley it's, well... Okay, can't finsih the analogy, but it is totally my style. No blog to link to so my email is

  26. Circle fabric!!
    Thank you for the wonderful giveaway! Cheers!!

  27. Oh, circle fabric please! What great colours!

  28. I love the circle fabric! Thanks for the giveaway!

  29. Thanks so much for the giveaway! What fun fabrics!

  30. The circle fabric is wonderfully 60-ish! Thank you for the generous giveaway!

  31. Wow! Thanks, the circle fabric looks fabulous!

  32. Oh I hope I'm not too late. Please count me in. I'd be happy with either lovely giveaway. Thanks and happy blogging.

  33. Oh I love the spotty one so much, and I just realised that while it is way past midnight here, it's a couple of hours until GMT midnight so hope I am not too late :)


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