Giveaway Day is here again – now closed

6 May

Hello and welcome to all of you lovely people visiting for the first time as part of the Sew Mama Sew giveaway day and happy Monday to all my regular readers, especially if you’re in the UK where it’s a bank holiday.

I’m Mary, I live in the south west of England with 3 young children and a wonderful husband.

I love to sew and to support my sewing/fabric habit a year ago I opened an Etsy shop as an outlet for my excessive vintage sheet collection, thanks to all you who been helping me out by buying the kits and charm packs over the year!  As a little extra treat on top of the giveaway, use code: SEWMAMASEW to take 15% off any purchase in the shop through till next Sunday 12th May.

Last summer I started teaching some workshops which has been great fun.  One of the classes is a zip pouch workshop and earlier this year I took part in the Triple Zip Along, (yes using not one but three zips in a pouch) and made two pouches that are very similar.

Triple zip pouches

I used some text print fabrics from a charm swap and I mentioned at the time that didn’t need two pouches and at some point I would give one away.  Now seems as good a time as any to do just that.

Triple zip pouches

I’m happy to fill the pouch with scraps too if you’re a fan of scraps!

So to be in with a chance of winning it’s simple; just leave a comment below telling me what was the last thing you sewed and who it was for.

The giveaway closes on Friday May 10th at 5pm (PST) (which I believe is midnight here in the UK, funnily enough I’ll probably be asleep so any comments left after this time will be deleted!).  I will use the Random Number Generator to select the winner who will be notified by email and announced on the blog.  Please ensure that I have a way of contacting you by email.

Thanks for stopping here and good luck with this and all the other giveaways listed on the Sew Mama Sew blog!

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428 thoughts on “Giveaway Day is here again – now closed

  1. A lovely pouch 🙂 And of course I love fabric scraps! The last thing I finished sewing was a cushion cover for my sister-in-law, and I am currently making another one for my other sister-in-law.

  2. Cool :o) The last thing I sewed, in the wee small hours of this morning, was a flag for Boston.

    Thanks for the chance to win 🙂

  3. Love those pouches and also scraps. I have just finished the Strings attached trivet, from Fresh Quilting by Malka Dubrawsky. I used her Simple Marks fabric which I love. I made this pattern just for fun but it is perfect as a mat on the dining room table for my husband’s accordion. At the moment he uses a kitchen towel to protect the table top and now he has a very smart customised mat. jennylarking@gmail.com

  4. What a lovely pouch! The last thing that i sewed was a lace blouse. I’m not completely satisfied with it, but I’m still learning 🙂

  5. They’re so beautiful! The last thing I sewed was two churn dash blocks for Miss Emily. I had a great time making them 🙂

  6. Love the bag and love scraps! The last thing I made was finishing a charity quilt last night by sewing the binding over. I tried some free motion flowers on the quilt and so I am probably not sewing today to get rid of the tensions in my neck and back. :)Turned out pretty good though.

  7. I last sewed a pair of undies for myself that ended up looking so terrible I summarily dumped them in the trash…

    • I apologize, I forgot to add that the last thing I sewed was a dress for my niece’s High School graduation. I used Alexander Henry’s mustache fabric. I think she’s going to love it.

  8. Once again, a lovely blog discovered thanks to SMS!
    The last thing I sewed was as skirt for myself… & that’s also my next plan!
    Thanks for the chance!

  9. I made some little pouches yesterday for a friend and her husband to keep their sunglasses handy in the car. I love the triple zip pouches you’ve made! Brilliant!

  10. Such a cute pouch…and I love scraps! The last thing I sewed was a ruffled shoulder bag and a sock monkey for an auction fund raiser at my daughter’s school.

  11. The last thing I sewed was actually a couple of hours ago. I finally put the binding on the wall hanging I’ve been working on for what seems like forever! It is for some lovely newlyweds! I made a quilt with their wedding colors that was hung at their wedding reception. I sent them the left over 5″ blocks and they had their guest sign them instead of the usual guest book. 🙂 I found inspiration from Blue Elephant Stitches pixelated heart quilt. The signed blocks are in the center of the heart and the heart is outlined in purple fabric. It turned out really great. I can’t wait to finish machine binding it at naptime and send it off to its owners! Thanks for the great giveaway! I love scraps!
    mrs(dot)hbraun(at)gmail(dot)com

  12. I’m sewing up some personalized pillow cases for party favors at my daughter’s Birthday pajama party this coming weekend. I love the zipper pouch. It would be helpful in organizing my purse! Thanks for the chance to win. 🙂

  13. The pouch is gorgeous, learning to use zips is one of my goals for sewing this year. The last thing I sewed was a bag for a friends’ birthday present, it is all done in hexagons using EPP. Thank you for a lovely giveaway.

  14. Ooooh theses are sooooo sweet. Thanks for such a lovely give away.
    I just sewed two bibs for my next-door-neighbour little Sophie who is two and is super cute. I will blog them in the next few days.

  15. I designed and made a cell phone pouch for the Sew Mama Sew giveaway… 🙂 I adore these zippered pouches of yours!

  16. I just sewed 3 zippered pouches last night. All for my girlfriend’s birthdays. I fill them up with candy! 🙂
    Thank you for the giveaway!

  17. what a great giveaway – zippers give me a headache – and sure scraps are always welcome, just in case…

  18. The last thing I sewed was a simple summer dress for my little girl. I love your pouches … and scraps. Thanks for the great giveaway 🙂

  19. Your bag is so cute! I love scraps and scrap quilts are my favorite. The last thing that I made was a ” buppie” ( a small blanket with several textures) for my youngest granddaughter. Thanks for the great giveaway.

  20. The last thing I sewed was when I resewed the lining of a vintage bag for my friend’s mom.. it had undone itself so I had to resew it back to the frame of the bag.

  21. I last sewed a small fabric box to put on my dresser. I love the zipper pouches, I have yet to tackle a zipper. I would love scraps in mine should I be lucky to win. Thanks.

  22. I haven’t sewn anything in a while, but in October I made my husband a Lando-style cape for his office Halloween party.

  23. The last thing I sewed was a summer dress, reconstructed from a thrift shop dress. I always make a few for my oldest daughter, so that she can have plenty of sundresses.

  24. I made some tiny bunting for my newly created sowing corner (and it really is a corner!)And i cut some sleeves off one top & added them to a t shirt. So both for me then! :)Lovely pouches. X

  25. I love your pouches! And I love some scraps too. Right now I’m working on a quilt for my youngest son.

  26. The last thing I sewed was a quilt for my best friend’s new baby boy!

    I love that pouch, it’s awesome! Thanks for the giveaway!

  27. Lovely pouch, and I love scraps. 😉 I am in the process of finishing up a tote bag for my mom’s mother’s day gift. Hoping to get it done today and send it off in time for Sunday. Thanks for the giveaway!

  28. I sewed a zippy (single) pouch yesterday for myself, but my 3 year old decided it’s his :/

  29. I hand-sewed my EPP hexies to “the Pelt!” Not sure what it will be yet; I’m just seeing how big I can make it before I’m sick of it. 🙂

  30. The last thing I sewed was a pillow for my mum. Currently working on a jacket for my daughter.

  31. Love, love, love your triple zip pouch. I also love text fabrics. Yours looks awesome. Thanks for the chance to win.

    Donna
    don_mae2(at)yahoo(dot)com

  32. Oops, I was so excited seeing your fabric I forgot to answer your question.

    I sewed a 20″ pillow made of 1 1/2″ squares for myself.

    Donna
    don_mae2(at)yahoo(dot)com

  33. The last thing I sewed was a yoyo for the wall hanging/coverlet I envision in my head. For ME!

  34. awesome! how handy! i am teaching my daughter to sew on the machine so the last thing was something i did while she was working – a set of quilted pillow shams for her bed.

  35. Last think I sewed was a super cute crochet flower art hoop for my etsy shop, cherryandjane.

  36. I’m thrilled to have found your blog! I am a big fan of vintage sheets and am off to browse your etsy shop..
    The last thing I sewed was a quilt block last night, my first try at curved piecing!

  37. Wow, lovely work. I am currently working on a quilt for one of my daughters friends. Thank you for the wonderful give away chance.

  38. I love that pouch, and I need a new one.
    the last thing I sewd was a newborn short romper for my first grandson due mid September. Our hottest month here in California. Thanks for the giveaway

  39. The last thing I sewed was a baby quilt for my grandson’s preschool teacher. I would love to win this pouch and I love scraps.

    Thank/

  40. The last time I sewed was when I tackled the mending pile-lots of rips repaired, legs hemmed, and buttons reattached.

  41. I just finished up Mother’s Day gifts and Teacher gifts for the end of the year… tote bags made from cloth napkins (tutorial from DanaMadeIt.com).

  42. I love all the zippers! I sewed a little travel jewelry roll for my own giveway last night (waited til the last second!). And I’m also working on a postage stamp quilt.

  43. The last thing I sewed was a bag, which I’m still in the process of making…I’m testing a pattern for someone. Haven’t decided who its for yet! I love your pouch!!!

  44. Well I just finished up another baby quilt to put up on etsy! 🙂 LOVE your pouches! I make them too, although no triple zips! I would love to have one that I didn’t make! lol! Can’t wait to check out your blog! 🙂

  45. Gorgeous pouches and filled with scraps!!! Yes please! 🙂 The last thing I finished sewing were my April blocks for the Sugar Block Club BOM. The quilt will probably end up on one of my girls beds when its done! Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  46. The last thing I sewed was my quilt top for Siblings Together last night – and I found a perfect boot fair sheet to use as the backing today, I’ve never found one before – serendipity!

  47. The last time I sat down at my machine it was to hem my dad’s pants! The last thing I actually “made” was a quilt for my daughter who is about to be 1. 🙂 (If I win, please send scraps! I love playing with scraps.)

  48. The last thing that I sewed was a set of 3 mobile phone covers for my daughter, as a break between 2 large quilts. BTW I love scraps, you can not have too many.

  49. Hi Mary, love your blog! The last thing I sewed was a quilt for an auction at a benefit for a friends sick little girl. Now I am currently hand quilting my Marcelle Medallion quilt 🙂 Love the pouch, and so hope I win because I can’t see myself making anything with one zipper let alone 3!

  50. I loved your three zip bags when I first saw the. I still love them. Even better if filled with scraps. The last thing I mad was a new purse for ME! I am always making and giving away things, but this is mine.

  51. Let’s see…It was two table runners from two Bonnie and Camille charm packs. They turned out really nice and the friends who received them both loved them!

  52. hi mary 🙂 i just finished a baby quilt for a new mom – she had been trying for 12 years to get pregnant. hope you have a great week!!! i love your scraps! i love your vintage sheets 🙂

  53. The last thing I sewed well…I’m at 1.5/6 blocks for a pillow using the kaleidoscope mini pattern by Ellison Lane Quilts. Not sure why I stopped, must not have been up to paper piecing this weekend!

  54. Hello, I just love the zippered pouch, it is so cute!!!
    I also love scraps. The last thing I sewed was for my daughter, her fave jeans had a tear in them omg!!!! LOL
    Thanks for the giveaway.

    smjohns63 at yahoo dot com

  55. I love the 3 zips!

    The last thing I sewed was an aprom and mixer cover for a friend’s birthday last week!

  56. These pouches are stunning! I really love the double zip action. I’m still a little intimidated by a single zip, so this is super higher grade stuff 🙂

    The last thing I sewed was a gift for a friend of mine that started studying again after a long iota to become a school teacher. It was a book bag with a pencil case. It had hidden little images on the inside. It was fun to make and to see her treasure it was fantastic 🙂

    Thank you for the giveaway and a chance to win.

  57. It’s birthday crazy in May here, so in the last week I’ve made a cushion, a fabric covered notebook, and a quilt top… Now on with the quilting! Thanks for doing a giveaway.

  58. Hi Mary. I like the way you have admitted to an “excessive” rather than “extensive” vintage sheet collection – was that a Freudian slip? 🙂

    The last thing I sewed was a batch of pillowcases to send to Dress A Girl Around the World.

  59. What a fabulous giveaway. The last thing I sewed, honestly, was the key fob and zip pouch for today’s giveaway. I only learned how to sew the zip pouch last month and love it. I haven’t gotten the nerve to try 3 zips yet but your pouch looks awesome.

    Thanks for the chance to win.

  60. wonderful pouch, love it. I just finished a log cabin quilt and right now it is for me, but who knows where it will end up.

  61. Hi Mary, I just want to tell you that you have influenced me to go vintage sheet hunting, although I am not having too much luck, but not giving up!
    The last thing I made was a few pincushions & plastic bags holders which I will be donating to my churches Strawberry & Craft Festival.
    I love the triple zippered pouch!
    Thank you for participating in the Giveaway Day!

  62. The last thing I sewed was last night- bee blocks that are due at the end of the month. I love your triple zips and scraps. Thanks for participating in the Giveaway Day.

  63. The last thing I sewed was a top, it was supposed to be for me, but it turned out too big, so I’m giving it away in the SMS giveaways. =) Thanks.

  64. Lovely pouch, fab chosen text fabric! One can’t get enough of text fabric, right?! 😉

  65. Lovely pouches. I just sewed a table runner for a Quilt University class on Tessellating Stars & I’m keeping it for myself. Of course my cats will instantly adopt it as theirs as soon as I lay it on the coffee table. Thanks for the chance to win.

  66. What a fab pouch-I adore the triple zip, especially with texty prints! And I love scraps too. The last thing I made was a baby quilt for a colleague

  67. I love those pouches and have been meaning to make one. The last thing I made was a pillowcase market bag for the family. I was trying out a new applique technique on it as well. Happy Monday to you!
    jb

  68. The last thing I sewed was actually a pouch ( a simple one zip/compartment thing) and that too was a year ago! It wasn’t for anyone in particular as I was and still am new at sewing and that was supposed to be a trial project. Your triple zip pouches make me want to take a little time out to sew again.
    Thanks for the inspiration and chance to win!

  69. Wonderful pouches! The last thing I sewed was a appliqued bird wall hanging for the It’s For The Birds blog hop.

  70. Wow, you have impressed me with those pouches! The last thing I sewed was a pair of pants for my son.
    mcintoshsusan@hotmail dot com

  71. Love to win a pouch filled with scraps!! Fun! I am in the process this week of sewing a scarf for a friend’s bday on Friday made with Anna Maria Horner’s Field Study in orange voile!

  72. The last thing I sewed was a pouch for my son’s teacher. Thanks! & PS I loooove scraps!!

  73. I just made an apron this weekend. I’m giving it away on my blog later this month, so it’s for some lucky food lover!
    Thanks!

  74. Love the pouches! The last thing I finished sewing was the binding on my nephew’s quilt!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    Suzanne dot Jourdan at gmail dot com

  75. What a coooool pouch!! & with scraps included??? Oooooh, I’d feel so spoiled!! lol It is beautiful!! & in “my” colors too! 🙂

    Last thing I sewed, isn’t finished…my daughter & I are makin’ purses together…will finish up this Thursday tho (her next day off since we started). Neither have made a purse…pattern said Easy…Hmmmm….lol lol lol riiiiight…

  76. How cute! The last thing I sewed was curtains for my 83-year-old neighbor lady’s kitchen.

  77. The last thing I sew was a skirt for myself. As I just started taking sewing lessons last year, this was only my second project ever (we made a pillowcase first).

  78. The last thing I sewed was a pair of new farm signs for myself. More heat setting than sewing, except for hemming them. But that and zig-zagging the ends of the new hand woven towels before they went through the washing machine are all the action my poor machine has seen lately. Lots of plans, but haven’t taken action yet.

  79. This pouch is so cute!!would love to see it in your vinty sheet charms too… Yes, I love them too so would love some scraps. The last thing I made, and finished, were bee blocks… They let me get something done between my four kids, including my two month old 🙂 now,over to look see in your Etsy store…

  80. The last thing I sewed was my quilt top of Pippi blocks…. when I sliced the tip off my finger and haven’t been able to do any sewing since – I reckon it’s on the mend now though, and I will be back in the sewing grove some time this week!! x

  81. I am doing a massive amount of sewing right now, I am making a whole bag kit for my stepdad right now and need to get it done by the 14th, ps I love scraps, oh and pss I so wanted to make one of these triple zip pouches (even bought the zips) but haven’t found the time) Thanks for the lovely giveaway.

  82. These are gorgeous. I especially love the bar code. The last thing I sewed was a pair of yoga pants for myself.

    ~ K

  83. Your bags are both adorable. The last ting I sewed was pj’s for the hubs.By the way I do love scraps. Thanks for the chance

  84. The pouches are cute! I have a thing for text fabrics and also scraps, for paper-piecing purposes 😉

    The last things I made were tote bags for my own Sew, Mama, Sew Giveaway 😀

  85. The last thing I sewed was a table runner for my son’s new apartment. And HE’s the one that asked me to do it.

  86. I am working on a quilt for a friend whose wife is disabled. It is black, white and yellow. I think she will like it. Thanks for the scraps. I DO LOVE ME SOME SCRAPS!!!

  87. I’m in the middle of sewing a quilt for a tiny little newborn baby who has already undergone two surgeries (one of which lasted ten hours!). I love your blog, and the pouches are darling — thanks!!

  88. wow.
    super cute pouch. love it.

    i just finished a pillow for the post sew south swap. of course, i haven’t sent it yet. but, maybe soon. 🙂

    thanks for the generous giveaway…

  89. The last thing I sewed was a Geranium dress for my beautiful daughter. I’ve just, today bought some more fabric to make a couple more!

  90. I just finished sewing a purse for myself. It actually turned out pretty well, so I can’t wait to fill it up! Thanks for sharing a great pouch with us!

  91. The last thing I finished was a hexie butterfly for a flickr hexie Bee I am in. Love your triple zip- thanks for the opportunity to win!

  92. Lov the triple zip pouch and scraps! I recently made a pillow with a friends name on it for her birthday gift.

  93. Last thing I made was a bag for my mom for mother’s day. My 13 month old fell in love with it so I may make her a little bag to match Grandma’s.

  94. I’m impressed with your triple zip! The last thing I sewed was a zipper bag for my father-in-law.

  95. The last thing a sewed (and finished) was a quilt for my daughter. I’m currently sewing a quilt for her older sister but am a bit scared of starting the quilting! I’d love some scraps if I won.

  96. I just finished making a couple of skirts for my daughter. I love the 3 zip pouch thanks for the chance to win.

  97. I love scraps, especially inside a beautiful pouch!
    The last thing I sewed was a dress for my grandaughter.

  98. What a fantastic bag! Oh yes I do love scraps, the last thing I sewed was a mini quilt for one of my potter tool caddies. Thanks for offering such a wonderful giveaway!

  99. The last thing I sewed was a pillow for my living room. Thanks for the giveaway! Amy @ gasudimack(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

  100. I love your pouch, especially the text prints you used. I love scraps too. The last thing I sewed were dresses for my 3 young granddaughters. Thank you for the chance to win your cute pouch.

  101. I sewed a hot water bottle cover at the weekend, for me. I know it’s too hot for them at the minute, but I cut it out ages ago and it seemed just right for a bank holiday.

  102. The last thing I sewed was an apron for a family member. I’m currently working on a purse for my mom.

  103. The last things I sewed were baby quilts for a dear friend of mine. Her son, who was in the Marines, came home for Christmas and was killed in a tragic car accident. His fiance is pregnant with their first baby. I made the baby a couple of quilts out of his Dad’s favorite western shirts.

  104. I upcycled some tshirts for me that involved a little sewing but my last big project was sewing last name letter pillows for a gift for my in laws.

  105. Love those pouches – I have a small stack of charm squares that I was wondering what to do with – this is a great idea!
    And speaking of scraps, I just finished handsewing my son a little doll/bear thingy out of my fabric scraps as he wanted a baby like mumma has in her tummy! Awwwww!!!
    Thanks for the chance to win something fab!
    Hugs from Australia!

  106. The last thing I finished sewing was a large zippered pouch to tote around knitting projects. The last thing I sewed that is not yet finished were some yo-yos for a very large WIP (that’s been in process for years….)

    Love, love this zip pouch – thanks for the opportunity!!

  107. I just got through sewing on my daughters baby quilt for my new grandson. I quilt on it a little bit each night and it really hurts my neck. I’m doing a chevron pattern.

  108. Just finished a pair of cropped linen pants from Simple Modern Sewing this morning. They are a gift for my mother but I like them so much I may have make a pair for myself. Also whipped up two pairs of simple shorts for the kids on Saturday.

  109. The last thing I sewed was Halloween treat bags. At least by machine. I had foot surgery and it was a long recovery. But now it’s time to get back to the old sewing machine instead of just collecting fabric. Oh who am I kidding, I’ll always be collecting fabric 🙂

  110. I made a quilt for a neighbor’s sister undergoing chemo. A star quilt. It should be on my Flickr under SewLindaAnn.

  111. I love this fabric!! Font fabric makes me happy. Sweet little bags you are so talented… zippers scare me ha!

    The last thing I stitched was a and embroidery for a baby <3

    Thank you for the opportunity to win!!
    krenthom@gmail.com

  112. I just sewed a quilt backing together! I love your zippered pouch…it would be perfect for storing the interchangeable knitting needles that I just got! (Scraps would be most welcome too…it’s always fun to play with somebody else’s scraps!)

  113. The last thing I sewed was a small pillow for my son’s wedding ring…it was a family ring we had resized and I wanted to present it to him in a special way. Thanks for the giveaway.

  114. The last thing I sewed was my daughter’s tshirt quilt…it is actually finished before her high school graduation in a few weeks!

    Thanks for a chance to win!

    Julie

  115. I love this zip pouch! I’m already thinking of what I could organize inside it…I would love fabric scraps for making flower hair clips! The last thing I made was matching pajama pants for my two little ones. Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

  116. Last project was a baby quilt. Love the fabrics used in your zip pouch and I love scraps!
    Thanks for the opportunity!

  117. Last week I made several seat belt pillows for my great nieces and nephews for their summer travels.

  118. This zip pouch is especially fabulous. The last sewing project I completed was a simple baby blanket for a friend.

  119. I last sewed a flapper dress for a couple 20s themed parties we were invited to.

  120. I sewed a montessori-style apron for my niece’s 4th birthday. Her mom said she wore it for a week! 🙂

  121. The last thing I sewed was a quick upcycled sweatshirt skirt for my 6 year old daughter. She needed something for our recent vacation and inspiration struck. It only took about 20 minutes and she loves it. Thanks for a chance to win one of your amazing zipper pouches. It’s just what I need for my bag. kristie_keely(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  122. I just finished a cute scrappy dresden plate for a pillow that I’m making for my partner in the Pillow Talk Swap on Flickr.

  123. I’m sewing a quilt for my infant son right now, and before that I made some decorative button pillows for our family room.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  124. I’m working on a quilted bath mat for my mom for mother’s day!! Cute zippered pouch. thanks for the giveaway!

  125. Wow, thanks for the generous giveaway! I’ve been admiring your bags for a while. The last thing I sewed was an infinity scarf for myself. 🙂

  126. I finished a hattie tank for my neighbor and my daughter. Next on the finish list is a doggie uniform.
    Thanks!

  127. The last things I finished were 4 bags given to my grand daugters as Easter baskets. Now Mom is hinting for one for her birthday. Thanks from Minnesota paaslesen2(at)gmail(dot)com

  128. The last thing that I made was some linen potholders for myself!! Lovely pouch! Thanks for the chance!

  129. I am new to sewing. The last and only sewing project I have completed so far is tank top for myself.

  130. Wow, I am trying to wrap my mind around how to sew a triple zip pouch. There must be a seam somewhere inside 🙂

    The last thing I sewed was a dress up outfit for my daughter’s best friend. She celebrated her birthday with a party and a sleepover with my daughter and the sleepover was at our place 🙂

  131. Last thing I made was a baby quilt for a friend who is expecting any day now. Lovely blog! I was just in the UK last week, and your weather was better than ours here in Munich!

    adriprints(at)yahoo(dot)com

  132. Mmm, the last thing I sew was a little bag for anything that would come into mind until my daughters saw it and snatched it from my hands. Good taste they have, if you ask me. 🙂

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    lauramdd(at)gmail(dot)com

  133. That pouch is fabulous! The last thing I sewed was a boxy bag, for me, for small knitting projects.

  134. I’ve been wanting to make one of these, but I’d rather have the one you made!

    Last thing I sewed: the hem on my daughters prom dress!

  135. What a lovely pouch. The last thing I sewed is not the last thing I completed. Last finished item was a scarf for my mother’s birthday present but I’ve since started a set of placemats for my new flat (in Bristol, by the way – where do you recommend for supplies in the SW?) and a play-quilt for my baby niece. The placemats are coming on nicely but not bound yet, and the quilt has only just been started.

  136. what a beautiful giveaway!
    I finished 5 minutes ago, a dress for a little friend’s 2nd birthday

  137. I sewed a pillow for my living room. Thanks for the giveaway! Amy @ gasudimack(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

  138. I have the materials ready to make this bag but just can’t find the time – lovely fabrics and who can’t use more scraps! Thank you for the giveaway.

  139. The last thing was a Triangle quilt for an engagement present. The quilt wasn’t triangular in shape but the pieces where triangles.

  140. That is so neat! I love text-print fabrics. 🙂 the last thing I sewed was some napkins for my home – my husband and I are going to stop using disposible ones.

  141. I just finished sewing twenty zippered pouches from some special fabric used at the last event that my sister hosted. I will give a zippered pouch to each person who was at the event in memory of my sis who lost her brave battle with brain cancer in February. I think she would be pleased. Thanks for the chance to win your great texty pouch – I just love it!!! And scraps…yes, please!!!!! They are my favorite thing of all!

  142. The most recent thing that I sewed was just over the weekend, and I made a bag for myself 🙂 Now I just need to make a pouch/wallet/coin purse to match it 🙂

  143. The last thing I sewed was a civil war vest for a civil war re-enacter. Your pouches are so very cool. I love scraps since I really don’t have many at the moment. Thanks for a chance to win.

  144. What a lovely pouch! The fabrics you used for both are great. (And the ones in your store too! I love vintage fabrics.)
    I don’t really sew much, so I think the last thing I sewed was probably the curtains I made for my home umm – three years ago? Since then it’s really just been hemming and patching, which I don’t think counts. I’ve been thinking of getting a sewing machine though, I’d probably do more if I had my own.

  145. the last thing I made was a quilt for my daughter! I love this zipper pouch! Zippers are not my favorite thing to sew…so this would mean i didn’t have to sew zippers if i won!

  146. The last thing I finished sewing was a smocked Easter dress for my daughter. I had so much fun doing it that I’m currently working on a smocked sunsuit for her. I’m impressed that you have three zips on your pouch- zippers are my nemesis!

  147. I made a wooden ruler growth chart for my cousins new baby!
    Thank you for the opportunity(;

  148. The last thing I have sewn was a dress that I made for my daughter, from a pattern that I am a tester for.

  149. Hi Mary hope you’re having a happy Tuesday. I stitched an underskirt/slip/petticoat yesterday. Bought a fabby bargain dress but it was a little flimsy on the fabric and being over 40 thought it would be wise to have something under it with a hint of lace showing. It looks great and I’m wearing it in the May sunshine today. sarah x

  150. The last thing I sewed was reusable Christmas bags! They were for my Brother in laws family.

  151. The last thing I sewed was 3 Snap Happy bags for my 3 girlfriends. We get together on a regular basis & take trips. Thr four of us live in 3 different cities. We have been friends since grade school & we always have so much fun when we get together.

  152. LOVE all the text prints!! The pouches are gorgeous. I finished sewing a teeny tiny peasant dress yesterday for my sister’s new baby, due this week. Can’t wait to meet her!

  153. Dear me, that is lovely! I am a sucker for typography.

    Last thing I sewed was about 12 hours ago. Finished a little sleeveless shirt with bow for my 9 year old daughter. I love to slave away into the wee hours of the night, mostly because then I can leave them something on a hanger to find in the morning and hear their little squeals (or sometimes groans…)

    Thanks for the chance to win. I’d be thrilled if it was me.

  154. Those pouches are super-cute! I’m a sucker for text fabric.

    I spent yesterday at my friend’s house (yup, bank holiday!) where we taught another friend of ours how to sew, and we all made cushion covers. Mine were from two panels of Japanese prints my friend gave me for christmas. And they’re for me!

  155. Your triple zip pouch is LOVELY. Love the text prints too. I made 20 hair scrunchies recently for my daughter’s dance team!

  156. My last finish was a donation quilt for Project Linus. There are also several WIPs for others! Thanks for the chance at this cute pouch.

  157. Oh my gosh, these are GREAT!! I just finished a baby quilt for my new grand daughter!

  158. 3 zips wow i havent got that far before, well the last thing i made was a lovely bag for a friend for her birthday x

  159. The last thing I sewed was a pillow cover for my couch pillow! Not very exciting, huh? LOL! Anyway, I would love to win this pouch and any fabric scraps you would care to share. Thank you for the chance to enter!

  160. Teh last thing I sewed was a make-up bag – and it was for me 😉

    Would love to win these and definitely add the scraps in!

  161. I love you zipper pouches, the fact that they have several zippers and I love the text fabrics you used – too cute!

  162. Worked on a quilt for a granddaughter born last Sept…bad Grammy 😛 Was just squaring up the sides and noticed the backing is at least 2inches short on one side sigh! I beginning to hate that quilt….hahah.
    I do love scraps!

  163. The last thing I made was my giveaway prize 🙂 Last minute as always!
    Love your texty, zippy pouch. Fingers crossed!

  164. Awesome awesome triple zippy pouches! And ye, I am most certainly a fan of scraps. Last thing I sewed was drool bibs for Annie who owns The Village Haberdashery for her new gorgeous baby son and for Danielle and her new baby daughter!

  165. Great giveaway. My 11 year old daughter would love this.
    The last thing I sewed was a simple shirt for me. Not sure if I will wear it but it was good practice:)

  166. The last thing I sewed was a Textile Artist Trading Card as part of a swap over at Very Berry Handmade. I can’t tell you who it was for though, as I’m sworn to secrecy until the first week in June when the recipient will receive it!

    Thank you for the chance to win a piece of your beautiful work x

  167. Last think I sewed was a wee pouch for a Galaxy phone for a friend. Just big enough when she does not have pockets.

  168. I love all the text fabrics that are so popular. Your pouches are very cute. Yes, I would love to win a pouch and br sure to load it up with scraps. Scraps rock!

  169. I just finished up pillow for our couch, we are expecting guests next week so that was the motivation I needed 🙂 I love your scrappy pouches!

  170. The last things that I sewed were pouches and card wallets for my two friends at work as Christmas gifts! I love the text fabrics and have yet to buy even one for my stash! I love your pouches and would love one stuffed with scraps!

  171. I LOVE that pouch!!! I have been wanting to try that pattern!! would love to win that a I am a big book reader ! thanks for the chance!
    Last thing I sewn was today I finished a fleece jacket for my grand daughter..

  172. Nice giveaway! The last thing I sewed was purses for my granddaughters but I embroidered a shirt for my one granddaughters birthday.

  173. The last thing I completed (I am in the process of making a quilt for my grandson) was a charm tote for a friend’s daughter.

    I love scraps.

    Thank you

    sandyb720 at gmail dot tocm

  174. I actually just finished sewing a giant man-dress for a theatre production in which the man is dressed as a woman. It was purple and gigantic and homely! I adore this print fabric of yours though.

  175. I just finished up a crochet hook holder! I love your zipper pouch! Especially love the fabric. Scraps are one of my favorite things to use and save!

  176. The last thing that I sewed is a little felt stuffie for my daughters best friend. It was supposed to be a pig, but it had really long ears. So they call it “bunny-pig”. I’m on bunny-pig number three right now and two more little girls in the class want one too.

  177. That is so cute! I would love to win one and of course I love scraps! The last thing I finished sewing was quilt blocks for the 4 QAL’s i’ve joined. Thanks for the chance to win!

  178. That pouch is absolutely perfect! Although I’ve got two quilts in progress at the moment, the last thing that I finished (just last night!) was a scrappy trip-around-the-world quilt for my mom, that I made largely out of scraps that she had destashed to me. It goes without saying that I’m definitely a fan of scraps 🙂 Thanks so much for a chance at your giveaway!

  179. I made a big zip pouch and some brownies for my friend Karis birthday last Sunday. Thanks for the chance. I always enjoy your blog.

  180. Last thing I sewed was wallet for myself. (the wallet would look great with these zipper pouches!!) 😉

  181. i love this so very much! it fits my aesthetic perfectly.

    the last thing i sewed – i think it was a doll coat, for my daughter’s doll. 🙂

    thanks so much for the chance.

  182. The last thing I sewed was a quilt top that I made for my granddaughter out of Children at Play fabrics. Thanks, kathy

  183. The last thing I sewed (and finished) was a pouch for a secret swap. It was my first zipper (ugh!). Now I am working on EPP an elongated hexi (or coffin) quilt. Thanks for the giveaway!

  184. they are sooo pretty! Last thing i sewed.. I tested Moxie’s shorts for all three of my girls. and oh, they, loved, them! I had to force them to take them off the day after! lol

  185. I love your texty pouches! The last thing I made was a color book for my nephew Maxwell.

  186. Lovely giveaway Mary!The last thing I made was a small cushion using a block from Riley Blake’s ‘Block of the Month’. And the cushion was for my caravan!

  187. the last thing I sewed was a quilted bag for my eldest daughter who wanted a bag specifically made to carry around her 4 favorite stuffed toys (so it has little pockets on the inside so they each have their own place)…

  188. The last thing i sewed was a shirt for my son. Failed miserably. 😀 I think I have to try again when I get the time.

  189. the last thing i sewed was some scrappy bags and bookmarks for the kids teachers at school. i love scraps!

  190. the last thing I sewed was a half square triangle quilt for my daughter’s toddler bed. Those triangles were a challenge but I love how it turned out!

  191. I quilted a blue and white pinwheel baby quilt for my new great grandnewphew that was just born last month. I am not as talented as you are so I would never attempt to make a pouch for myself. To win would be just awesome and a pricless gift to keep forever. I admire quilters that can sew. I am and never will be a seamstress. Just give me squares and rectangles and I am a happy quilter. I am Sandi and I live in Sonora, CA. Thank you for being a part of the SMS giveaway and the chance to win.

    Sandi Timmons
    sandit1@sbcglobal.net

  192. i just finished a large bucket style tote bag for my mom for mothers day. I love how it turned out. I love scraps … in case I win….. LOVELY bag… Wanna learn how to do the three zippers!

  193. I just finished 2 pillow covers and a jewelry case over the weekend. I am currently working on a table runner now. These bags look amazing with the zippers! Great giveaway. Thank you!
    mugirl113 at gmail dot com

  194. I love your bags, it looks kinda vintage. Last thing I sewed was a hand-sewed purse/pouch for my mum’s birthday. Which is on tuesday.

  195. I would LOVE to be the lucky winner of your pouch. The last thing I worked on this morning was putting some fleece backings on quilts I make and donate to a local childrens home.Thank-you for the giveaway chance Becky D.
    derry04@yahoo.com

  196. The last thing I sewed was a hole in my jeans..and it was for me! haha My mom is teaching me to sew!

  197. A three-zip bag? I am impressed! The last thing I sewed (last night in fact) was a few quilt blocks for Quilt for Boston. Thanks for the great giveaway!

    xo, Meg

    3rdmargaret at gmail dot com

  198. I love the idea of more zippers! The last thing I sewed were two large box floor pillows…for my little doggies! They needed better beds.

  199. Oh these are so cute! The last thing I sewed was a throw pillow – and if I’m lucky enough to win I would love scraps since I love to quilt!

  200. The last thing I sewed ( tonight !) was an infinity scarf using Anna Maria Horner’s tutorial and fabrics from Pink Castle. It’s fab and I love it!

  201. The last thing I sewed was a dress for me! First clothing I’ve ever made for myself. I just need to take it up a bit before I wear it!

  202. I’m actually finishing up a vintage sheet queen size quilt for my bed. I love vintage sheets, so soft and pretty. Thanks for a chance!

  203. I assume you mean something I actually finished? A flower costume hood for my daughter’s spring concert. Actually two, and I have a tutorial for it on my blog.

  204. The last thing I finished was a queen size quilt for my daughter who just moved into her first home. I love your bags! I’m a new follower 🙂

  205. Last thing I made was a little wheelchair quilt for my 90 year old grandmother who currently resides in a long term care facility. I’m going to give it to her this weekend.
    What beautiful work you’ve done!!
    jodym7atyahoo.com

  206. This is gorgeous – I LOVE the colors you have used!

    The last thing I sewed is a pouch I just finished today and it is for a secret swap partner.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  207. I sewed up a bandana for my sister’s pet corgi. I added some metallic ric rac and it turned out so cute on her.

  208. The last thing I sewed was a group of shower gifts for a coworker’s baby. It was really fun.

  209. I am not sure what the last thing I sewed was, I have project ADD at the mo. I have 3 quilts on the go, a top for me, as well as other stuff cut out waiting to be stitched!

  210. Love your triple zip pouches, the texty fabrics are gorgeous & your detailing & finishing are perfect! I f made a couple of yoga mat bags this week, one for my sister & one for my daughter – they go to yoga together three times a week & I’ve been promising to make them for ages, better late than never! I followed Amy Butler’s Nigella Bag tutorial & it was a fairly easy pattern to sew. Thanks for the chance to win.

  211. LOVE…LOVE…LOVE the pouch! Wonderful chose of text fabric. I just finished hand quilting a baby quilt for my niece. Thanks for the giveaway!

  212. I sewed a baby quilt and a small “taggie” quilt for my friend’s baby shower. Thanks for the giveaway! racergirl1313 AT hotmail DOT com

  213. Thanks for the offer of this great pouch! I have just made 8 pairs on leggings and trackies for my new grandson. I was over it by the end.

  214. Great pouch. Boy would I love to win that…Of course my daughter would try and steal it from me I am sure. I love scraps. I have just finished a table runner and matching mug rugs for my sister & brother in laws new home.Thank you for the chance toe enter your giveaway. conn_and_vans_mom(at)yahoo(dot)com

  215. I absolute love your bags!
    The last thing I sewed was a dress for my daughter. Thanks for the chance to win!

  216. Mary – What a gorgeous little pouch! I still have to tackle zippers. Soon. As soon as I leave here, I’m going to favorite your shop on Etsy. As much as I thrift, I’ve yet to find vintage sheets that I would even consider bringing home. The last thing I sewed was a little lined drawstring bag for a friend. However, out on the table today are several things for me, including 2 pillow tops and another lined drawstring bag. I am a scrappy quilter, so if you have extras, and I happen to be the lucky one, I would love to have some. Thanks for the giveaway! seelifemarvels at gmail dot com

  217. Last thing I sewed was a lovely little blankie for my newborn son <3 Excited about your scraps!

  218. The last thing I sewed was a dolly I had crocheted for a friend’s baby. I had to sew all the little bits together once everything was crocheted. She turned out lovely, with wellies on and a very large hat!

  219. Gorgeous pouches, I’m terrified of sewing zips, and you put 3 in each, amazing!

    Last thing I sewed was a wee pinwheel quilt for a week baby girl born to a coworker friend 🙂

  220. Love the text print fabrics! Last thing I sewed was a set of patchwork baby bibs for a friends new little girl.

  221. The last thing I sewed was a soft sculpture of HOPE for one of my design classes. I would rather have made a quilt.
    Love all the typographic prints!

  222. The last thing I sewed was a scrappy quilt I donated to my school’s fundraising auction. Lovely little bag – thanks for the chance to win!

  223. Wow! I would love to win that gorgeous clutch! I have been making shopping bags so that I will be a bit more “green”!

  224. I sewed a quilt top for our KING size bed. It’s a log cabin top made with Blueberry Crumb Cake fabric. Thanks so much for sharing! I love scraps!

  225. It was a dress, this afternoon for the farmers markt I sell at. Then my machine stopped working and now I need a new cord

  226. My most recent finish is my daughter’s birthday dress. She chose an excellent purple quilting cotton (and I bought extra for me of course!)

  227. Just finished sewing a quilt for hubby a few days ago. Now I’m on to a duvet cover for a friend’s little boy.

  228. howdy! Gorgeous bag! Last fiber-ey things I worked on were warping some inkle looms to be prepped for a class I’m teaching. After the class, i can get back to quilting again! 🙂

  229. Love your three zip pouch and yes I love scraps too! The last thing I sewed was a tote bag I made from leftover batik strips, loved it! Thanks for the giveaway 🙂

  230. Lovely bags! I’d take one any day and if I won I’d take it with scraps!!! I’m working on a pillow for my daughter. It has some embroidery and that has been fun. Thanks so much for the great giveaway!

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  232. I love these…if I don’t win one, I may have to make one! The last thing I started and finished(!) was some bunting for my friend’s baby, with his name on it.

  233. my friend is about to have a baby (any day now) and i made her a moby style wrap for her to wear the baby… i know… one seam isn’t really sewing something for her… but that is the last thing i sewed for someone. before that i did deconstruct a shirt from her favorite band and made it into a baby sleeping sack.

  234. Scraps? Did you say scraps? We love scraps! Your pouch is lovely too.
    The last thing I sewed, sadly, is a bra strap repair after a “wardrobe malfunction” after being at the gym!

  235. The last thing I sewed was a travel purse yesterday and I hate the pattern ( an dnow begrudge that I paid for it ) so that is why I went looking for the triple zip pouch and well came across your give away ) . Yours are lovely BTW and maybe it is karma that led me to your page as I had already been on the SMS pages and thought I entered everything I was interested in .. clearly I missed your bags.
    Hmm and I am a lover and user of scraps !

  236. I love scraps and these little bags. I had an emergency skirt sewing recently for a little granddaughter who had an accident and nothing else to wear!

  237. Last sewed a scripture cover… in the process of finishing up a birthday hat and crown. LOVE the pouch! THanks for the giveaway!

  238. The last thing I finished (!!!!!!!) was a fabric storage bucket for a baby shower gift that I gifted on Saturday. It was a new thing for me to make but I definitely see more in my future!

  239. I last sewed a little dolly quilt and dolly fitted sheet for the pram mattress. And I have also made a scrappy/crazy block that I want to make into a potholder. Thus, scraps are awesome! 🙂

  240. I love scraps, so I’d be happy with this zippered pouch full of them.
    Last thing I sewed were three pillows from the Echinops and Aster Honeycomb pillow along. They turned out great (post on my blog still to come).
    Thanks for the chance!

  241. Last thing I sewed was actually a pair of pants for myself…nothing special but it was still great to finish that one.

  242. My granddaughter is learning to use my serger. We are making pj bottoms for our homeless shelter. I love scraps although I’m not into the postage size ones. Thanks.

  243. Your triple zipper pouches are very inspiring. The last thing I made was a tote bag for my best friend’s birthday. I would love to win one of your pouches especially if it is filled with SCRAPS, thanks for the chance to win.

  244. The last thing I sewed was a bag for myself, which my daughter pretty much took over! Ah well, I’m a softie. Scraps are great! Love your stuff.

  245. What a great zippered bag! and I love scraps!
    Last thing I sewed was a dress for my daughter. 🙂

  246. SUper boring, but the last thing I sewed was buttons back on a shirt for my little sister. Two Christmas’ ago, I gave her a little sewing kit for just such occassions…I guess she didn’t get the hint! haha

  247. I’m working on a queen quilt right now. The last thing I finished? Ummm, I don’t remember. That’s terrible!

  248. Lovely giveaway! And yes, scraps are always welcome. The last thing I sewed was a Weekender Travel Bag for Giveaway Day! Going to be hard to give it away, so I’ll just have to make another for myself.

  249. the last thing i finished sewing (cause the last hing i sewed was part of a dress…a WIP!) was a zip pouch for one of my cousins! thanks for the giveaway 🙂

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