Link Up Your Craft Book Project

All month long, we’ve been inspired by craft books. Now it’s your turn to show us what you’ve made!

1. Make It

Find a project from any craft book (sewing, knitting, baking–whatever craft inspires you), and make it. If you’ve completed a craft book project any time in 2012, you are eligible to enter! One entry per person.

2. Blog It

Create a NEW blog post or Flickr photo (dated September 1, 2012 or later) and tell us a little about the book, your project and how you personalized it! Link back to Craft Buds/Craft Book Month in your post or photo description. You can use the button code to the left.

3. Enter to Win

Link up the direct URL to your craft book post in the inlinkz widget below from Sept 23-30, and enter to win prizes. Winners will be announced on Monday, October, 1!


From all entries, we’ll randomly choose 27 winners to take home a prize below, from our fabulous sponsors! International entries welcome.

4 winners! $25 Gift Certificate from Fat Quarter Shop

3 winners! Dual Duty XP Thread Set and Anniversary Tin from Coats & Clark

1 Winner! Anna Maria Pearl Cotton gift box, Anna Maria Embroidery Floss gift box and Anna Maria patterns courtesy of FreeSpirit

1 Winner! 6×12 Frosted Ruler, 45mm Ergonomic Rotary Cutter and a 12×18 Double-Sided Self-Healing Rotary Mat from OLFA

1 Winner!
Prize Pack from Pellon featuring:
1 pkg 70 Peltex® Sew-in
-1 pkg 805R Wonder-Under®
-1 pkg Cheesecloth (36″ x 3 yards)
-1 pkg Perfect Loft™ Cluster Fiber (16 oz.)
-1 pkg Fusible Fleece
-1 pkg Craft-Fuse®
1 Winner! Fat quarter bundle of Sweetwater’s new collection “Noteworthy” from Moda, United Notions

1 Winner! Fat quarter bundle of V&Co.’s new collection “Simply Color”  courtesy of Moda, United Notions

Simply Color fat quarter bundle Moda V&Co

1 winner! Complete collection of 10 sewing patterns from Amanda Murphy Design

1 winner! Scrap Basket Sensations book and fabric Wee Folks jelly roll courtesy of Fabric Seeds

Online Quilting Class

1 Winner! Pieces of Hope fabric bundle from Riley Blake Designs

1 winner! Three patterns of your choice from SUCH Designs

1 winner! $25 Shop credit from Zipit

1  Winner! 100 Moo Mini Cards to advertise your handmade business

1 Winner! Three Modern Quilt Relish patterns of your choice

1 winner! Little Stitches book from Stash Books
1 Winner! Anna Maria’s Needleworks Notebook from Wiley Craft

1 winner! Pair of Generation T books from Workman Publishing

1 winner! Skip the Borders from Martingale & Co.
1 winner! Sew Merry and Bright from Martingale & Co.

1 Winner! Heart Felt Holidays and Stash Happy Applique books from Lark Crafts

1 Winner! Grow Your Handmade Business book from Storey
1 Winner! “Yarn Bombing” book from Arsenal Pulp Press

yarn bombing book


Sponsors: Amanda Murphy DesignAngela Yosten PatternsCoats & ClarkFabric SeedsFat Quarter ShopFreeSpirit FabricsMartingale & Co.Moda United NotionsOLFAPellonRiley BlakeStash BooksStoreySUCH Designs /  WileyWorkmanZipit


Craft Book Month at Craft Buds


There’s still time! Comment to Win:

A full set of Angela Yosten sewing patterns (ends Sept. 24)

The book “Quilts from the House of Tula Pink” (ends Sept. 26)

FreeSpirit Fabrics (ends Sept. 30)

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  11 comments for “Link Up Your Craft Book Project

  1. Em Bremner
    September 23, 2012 at 9:38 pm

    I love the array of crafts, quilts, fabrics and tools offered in the give aways. I would relish any of the offerings to enhance my skills and add to my stash!

  2. September 24, 2012 at 8:10 am

    What wonderful sponsors and prizes! I’ve linked up my project!

  3. September 24, 2012 at 10:23 am

    This has to be one of my favorite events yet! Thanks so much for adding my link for me…you’re amazing Lindsay!

  4. September 25, 2012 at 9:22 am

    What a fabulous linky party! Thanks :)

  5. September 27, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    This is so fun! Thanks!!!!

  6. September 27, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    Yay!!! This is such a great idea. I love seeing what people make, and it’s a great way to get to see other craft books!! Awesome!!!! plus, awesome giveaways!! So excited with all my fingers crossed!!

  7. Mara
    September 28, 2012 at 11:06 am

    I don’t have any “craft books” except you said baking so does a recipe cook book count? I would love to win a sewing quilt book so could I enter a recipe I have recently made?

  8. September 29, 2012 at 12:35 am

    hi! Just doing my link now! Such wonderful prizes, and the hop has been so much fun!

    My favorite prize, that I would love to win, is the Riley Blake Pieces of Hope….I want to make a quilt for my Autistic son.
    So here’s my hope! Thanks for an opportunity to share and win!

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