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Scroop Patterns Giveaway

Scroop Patterns – giveaway time!

Giveaway time! I’ve hit 1,000 followers on my @thedreamstress account on Instagram, and I hit 5,000 followers on Facebook ( ) a few days ago. To celebrate, I’m giving away TWO Scroop Patterns: one through Instagram on my @scrooppatterns account, and one on Facebook in the Scroop Patterns Sewing Group. You can enter both giveaways. To enter on Instagram: Follow @scrooppatterns, and leave a comment with the Scroop Pattern you’d like to win (i.e. The Fantail Modern, Fantail Historical, Henrietta Maria Dress & Top, Miramar Dress Top & Tunic, etc. etc.) on the giveaway photo on that account. To enter on Facebook: Join the Scroop Patterns FB Group ( ), and leave a comment on the photo there with a link to the Scroop Pattern you’d like to win. Winners for both giveaways will be chosen by random draw in one week’s time. Good luck and happy sewing! SaveSave SaveSave


The giveaway is now CLOSED.  I’ll post the winner tomorrow So when I did my last giveaway I promised that I would do another giveaway soon, but this one would be sewing themed.  So, just in time for the holidays, a red, white, & green sewing giveaway. This giveaway is open to anyone in a country I can legally ship it to. So what’s up for grabs?  This: That is 1.9m of tabby weave cotton with a delicious Japanese inspired print of cherry blossoms and irises in pink, red, jade green, and black on white; bias hemming tape (you know how I love that stuff) in jade green and red; piping in red and green; bias ribbon in red and white check; thread in pale yellow, white, and two shades of green; plus a measuring tape (because you can never have too many of those). Plus, pick your favourite of these four patterns: They are: Simplicity 6276: a great early ’60s pattern with a cute shift dress, but the real prize is all the shirt …

Giveaway time!

In celebration of over 700 followers on facebook*, it’s time for a giveaway! So what’s up for grabs?  All the accessories you need to be the perfect little quirky-vintage hostess.   There is an adorable vintage apron with cute little front pockets: Two sweet vintage handkerchiefs and a sparkly stick-pin brooch: Want to see how sparkly the brooch is?  Soooo sparkly! If things get too warm in the kitchen, every perfect vintage hostess needs a fan: Not so hot on cooking?  I’ll send you either a bag of NZ licorice (soooo yummy!), or if you aren’t a licorice person, a block of Whittakers chocolate (I’ll even give you a choice of flavours). And, of course you need a tablecloth to put your goodies on.  This one is rayon and has Australian Flowers, and is super sweet. And finally, when you are all tired out from hosting people and looking beautiful, maybe you’d like to curl up with a good book.  Or at least one I can just about guarantee you’ve never read: the Belle of …