Thursday, December 12, 2013

After Christmas Sew Along 2014 is coming!!!

"After Christmas"??????
It's not even Christmas yet!

You're probably thinking that I'm crazy right about now,
but there is a method to my madness.
If you are anything like me,
 you are WAY behind
 on your Christmas crafting and sewing again this year. 
And all those really fun projects
 that you wanted to make for yourself and your own home
 got pushed to the backburner
 while you try to crank out those Christmas gifts for everyone else.
I've been ooohing and ahhhing over all the cute table runners
 and Christmas quilts I've seen all over the sewing blogs
 and wished in my heart
that I had the time to make one or two of them for me :)'s your chance!!!

Instead of an After Christmas Sale......
why not have an After Christmas Sew Along!

It's the perfect time of year to pick up holiday fabrics and notions
 at rock bottom prices 
and after Christmas you don't have the stress 
of getting things made by a certain deadline!

So here's the plan:
The fun starts Monday January 6th 
and runs through Friday the 31st.
I will set up a flicker group for you each week
to show off your fabulousness :)

This is NOT a talent contest!
Sewistas of ALL skill levels are welcome!

And YES...there will be awesome prizes!!!!
And don't have to sew Christmas items.
For 4 Fridays in January I will pick a winner at random 
from the flicker group and I'll post the winners the next day.
Even if you don't win a prize,
you'll finally have some new Christmas goodness for yourself!!!
So who's ready????

Tell all your friends!
The more the merrier!!!

I'm having trouble with my blog button,
but check back later and I should
have it all worked out :)

Oh...and please leave a comment
and let me know if you are planning
on joining :)


  1. Count me in..I have that whole month off to sew before I begin packing Easter Baskets for six weeks ..a temp job that starts Feb 4 this year.

  2. Count me in - sounds like a bright start to 2014.

  3. Sounds like fun even if it is later than the first posts.

    1. I'm not quite sure what you mean by it's later than the earlier posts...?

  4. okay I have never joined in on one of these sew longs but I am going to join yours Obi Wan :-)! I cannot wait for the fun to begin :-)!

  5. I am a newbie to sewing and sew a-longs. First time for everything right-RIGHT! I'm going to do it. Kaffy

  6. I'm in! I'm still doing Christmas sewing but as I cut out my projects, I cut out and kitted extras (usually to finish off the fabrics I chose). Now have a nice stack of goodies prepared and ready to sew in the new year!

  7. I'm seriously thinking about doing this. It might JUST be the push I need. :) sounds like fun!

  8. Why not? Sounds like a plan. Need to get a kick start into 2014.

  9. This is exactly what I need! I really want to do a tree skirt, stockings, bunting, etc. but I'm already stressed about the presents I still have to make (3 of which are quilts)! Sign me up!!

  10. I'm in. I'm doing holiday sewing all thru the year.

  11. Awesome idea.....I am behind, just like you. I was just thinking that I wish I was disciplined enough to sew for Christmas year round.

  12. Count me in..Just luv your pattern for the tissue holder..going to make it for a friend out of aida cloth and cross stitch a design:)

  13. I have never done one of these before but I am very tempted! I have been dissapointed I haven't been able to use some of the great fabric I have from last year!

  14. Ha! I am so in since I begged for you do this again :)

  15. I will be sewing so I might as well play too..