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Prizes! Craft Book Month 2014

Did you see the Craft Book Month 2014 blog hop schedule and sew along details? All month long, we are inviting you to create any project from a craft book and share it via your blog, instagram or Flickr.

If you link up your crafts here, you’ll have a chance to win one of the prizes below! Refer to the original post for rules and to link up your crafts.

Prizes

1 Winner (International): Fat Quarter Shop $75 Gift Certificate

#7 – Star Crossed Love Clutch – Marci Girl Designs

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1 Winner (U.S. Only): Fat Quarter Bundle of Geofabulous from Blend Fabrics

#1 – Applique Pillow Makeover

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1 Winner (U.S. Only): Fat Quarter Bundle of Turkish Delight from Blend Fabrics

#9 – From Bolt to Beauty: Amy Butler’s Cosmo Bag

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1 Winner (U.S. Only): From Quarry Publishing, Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction and Made by Yourself

#40 – Paint Creek Quilt – Flower Bed quilt

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1 Winner (U.S. Only): From C&T Publishing, Patchwork City

#46 – My Summer Quilt from Bioni’s Book!

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2 Winners (International): 3 Sew Sweetness PDF Patterns

#26 – Make A Travel Pillow
#34 – annies home: Cherries Jubilee

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1 Winner (International): 3 Clover & Violet PDF Patterns

#8 – Vera @ Negligent style

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1 Winner (International): From Emmaline Bags, Spring Sling, Butterfly Sling and Totes Ma Tote PDF Patterns

#29 – Norma’s Bag Boutique: Go Go Bag

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1 Winner (International): Complete set of PDF Patterns from Imagine Gnats

#21 – The Littlest Thistle

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1 Winner (U.S. only): From Fabric Seeds, Signed copy of Little Stitches by Aneela Hooey

#38 – Quilt Color Workshop: Dresden Flower Tote

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1 Winner (U.S. only): From Tuttle Publishing, Basic Black and Stylish Skirts

#14 – Lisa Liza Lou Designs: Craft Book Month Blog Hop

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1 Winner for each book (U.S. only): From Storey, Little One Yard Wonders and Quilting with a Modern Slant

#16 (Little One Yard Wonders)- Lisa Marie

#13 (Quilting with a Modern Slant) – 13 Spools

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1 Winner for each book (U.S. only): From Martingale, Sew a Modern Home and Imagine Quilts

#32 (Sew a Modern Home) – El’s Journey – Craft Book Month – Orange Pomander

#36 (Imagine Quilts) – Kinda Quilty: Craft Book Month – Quiltopedia

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1 Winner (U.S. Only): From Potter Craft, Adventure Time Crafts and Let’s Sew Together

#30 – A Blue Sky Kind of Life: Paper-pieced pouch

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1 Winner (U.S. Only): From Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Better Homes and Gardens
Best of Halloween and Best of Christmas Ideas

#12 – A Prairie Sunrise

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1 Winner (U.S. Only): From Lark Crafts, Wee Felt Worlds

#37 – Hen & Chicks Softie – Handmade Toy

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1 Winner (U.S. Only): From Lark Crafts, Fabric Blooms and Never Been Stitched

#15 – sewVery

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1 Winner (U.S. Only): From North Light Books, New Dimensions in Bead and Wire Jewelry
and from Wiley, More Jewelry Making

#44 – Jen B. My Raspberry dessert

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Are you ready to create with us? Grab your favorite craft book and sew along!
Here’s the post with the official rules for Craft Book Month 2014.

 

Back to the Books! Announcing Craft Book Month 2014

Craft Book Month

September marks the 4th Annual Craft Book Month at Craft Buds! This year, we’re excited to celebrate all month long with a blog hop of your inspiring craft book projects and LOTS of giveaways for sewing along with a sewing, knitting, cookbook or other craft book of YOUR CHOICE.

If you are a craft book hoarder, you are not alone. Several years ago, I had an urge to dust off my craft books, unfold those crisp pattern sheets and put those patterns to good use by actually making some projects. :)

2014 Craft Book Month Blog Hop!

I’ve teamed up with some fabulous bloggers who will be showing off their projects made from craft books, all month long!

Monday 9/1: Fabric MuttLindsay Sews

Tuesday 9/2: Rae Gun Ramblings / Craftside

Wednesday 9/3: The Feisty RedheadThe Fabric Studio

Thursday 9/4:  Marci Girl Designs / Small Town Stitcher

Friday 9/5: LRstitched / A Prairie Sunrise

Monday 9/8: Hopeful Threads / sewVery

Tuesday 9/9: 13 Spools / Lisa Liza Lou

Wednesday 9/10: Stitch This! / My Sewcial Hour

Thursday 9/11: The Littlest Thistle / Fabric Seeds

Friday 9/12: Sew Sweetness / Clover + Violet

Monday 9/15: Inspire Me Grey / amylouwho

Link Up

9/1-9/30: Link up your craft book project at Craft Buds from your blog, your Flickr or (NEW THIS YEAR) Instagram, and enter to win prizes. Please hashtag your posts #craftbookmonth so we can find them!
Note: Even if you share on instagram, please also come back and link the instagram URL in the linkup tool below to be eligible for prizes!
You may link up any project you’ve made from a pattern in a craft book. That easy! You’ll tell us a little about the book, the project, how you personalized it, etc. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, October, 1!

Rules

1) One entry per person. 

2) Your craft book project must have been completed in 2014. 

3) Create a new blog post, instagram or Flickr photo (dated September 1, 2014 or later) and link back to Craft Buds/Craft Book Month in your post or photo description. In your post or photo description, make sure to list the craft book you used and provide a link if possible.

4) All winners chosen via Random.org. Some prizes available to international winners, so please join us!

Prizes

Visit Craft Buds and link up your craft book project during the window of Sept 1-30 and you’ll automatically be entered to win some fantastic prizes from the Craft Book Month sponsors!


 

  Craft Book Month at Craft Buds

9 Free Women’s PDF Shirt Patterns!

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This post contains two of my favorite things, sewing and freebies! Here’s a roundup of women’s sleeveless or short-sleeved shirt patterns that bloggers and companies have graciously released for free. These aren’t just tutorials, there are printable pdf pattern pieces for each one along with instructions! Click the link below each photo to go to the pattern’s website learn more about each one. Some are multi-sized and others are not so see each description.

If you know of any more free shirt patterns, feel free to leave a link in the comments. Or, let us know if you’ve tried any of these patterns and how it turned out!

Note: We wanted to let you know about these patterns, but they are not affiliated with Craft Buds. If you have any questions or problems, please e-mail the website the pattern originates from.

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Deer and Doe: Plaintain T-Shirt

Includes European sizes 34-46 with options for short, long and 3/4 sleeves and elbow patches.

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Colette: Sorbetto Top

Sizes 0-18.

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Tanit-Isis Sews: Ariadne Tunic

Sizes XS-XL.

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Skirt as Top: Scoop Top

Size small/medium.

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It’s Always Autumn: The Easy Tee

Includes size L pattern with instructions to grade up or down and 5 variations. Scroll to the bottom of the post for different looks.

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Dixie DIY: The Portia Top

Includes 5 sizes ranging from bust size 32″-40″.

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Made with Hugs and Kisses: Button Down Peplum

Includes pattern for bust, 40 inches and waist, 32 inches.

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Cake Patterns: The Tee

Includes multi-sized pattern for 30″-59″ bust. Click the link above to go to the website, and on the right side of the website you’ll see an option to purchase the $10 paper pattern, and below that a link for a free pdf pattern download.

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Grainline: Hemlock Tee Pattern and Instructions

One size, finished measurements are 44.5″ bust and 46.5″ hip. Just leave off the sleeves for a summer top!

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