Wednesday, August 29, 2012

My First Sew Beautiful Story- A Giveaway!

Look! Do you see my name?

That is my name right next to 

 Yes, much screaming and jumping up and down
was done by me when I saw it!

is my very favorite magazine.

I have learned so very much of sewing,
and inspiration 
from this magazine
and it's writers.

Janet Gilbert is my favorite!

(Yes, she knows that I was a stalker fan before
we finally "met" and now we are friends!)

And look!

Our story is even a "cover story"!

So Janet and I worked on this article together.

It features 3 of my skirts
and 3 of Janet's skirts.

One of the skirts is my 
Monkey Girl Bloomer Skirt pattern.

You can buy the pattern here from my blog,

Or from my Etsy store

The corduroy A-line skirt with zipper trim
is featured in the article as a free pattern!

My photos are awful but the photos in the magazine are 
much better!

And the free tutorial for my "Math Skirt"
pattern are featured on the 

There are many, many more
wonderful articles,
ideas and patterns in the Back To School issue
of Sew Beautiful!

So to share my joy and excitement,
I am giving away a copy 
of this issue of Sew Beautiful Magazine!

If you would like to be included in this giveaway,
please leave me a comment 
with your email address.

Thank you for sharing my joy!!!!!

Happy Sewing!!!



Kim said...

Congratulations Sivje!!! Fantastic skirts!

Jenny Jo said...

Congratulations! How exciting!! I can't wait to read this issue!! j-j-s AT juno DOT com

Jan said...

I'm thrilled for you my friend!

Deb said...

I picked up a copy of the magazine a few days ago and the first article I read was yours. Nicely done!!

Kristy said...

This is so exciting, Sivje!! Of course I'd love to win :) xoxo Kristy

lynaeve said...

Thanks for the chance!

Colleen said...

Congratulations, Sivje! I'm so proud of you, my friend!

Donna said...

How exciting for you to see your skirts and your name in the article title! Congratulations!

Renee G said...

These skirts look great. I'd love to have a copy of this magazine.

Kelly said...

Love, love, LOVE IT! <3

Karen said...

Congratulations! I am so very happy for you! The article is just great and the skirts are beautiful.

Ruth said...

How wonderful, Sivje! The magazine spreads look fantastic. And the skirts are all so pretty. Congrats!

njeri said...

Congratulations on being published. How amazing is that? I love the zipper trim on the skirt, it's truly the little things that make all the difference, especially in sewing.

Carolyn said...

Congrats, my friend! I'm so excited and happy for you!

shaninvb said...

I am so proud of you and your work! If I win send my copy to Marg just because I know that she wants it so very badly:)

Anonymous said...

So very very happy for you my darling daughter. Congratulations for being published-much more to come!!! We are so proud of you.

Josh's Pearl said...

I love the zipper skirt and would like to make it for my daughter's winter wardrobe! Congratulations on a job well done! joshspearl at gmail dot com

Dakarimom5 said...

I was just thinking that your math skirt would be perfect for my daughter.

lynaeve said...

thanks for the chance!