Monday, December 3, 2012

Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day

It is the Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day!  If you are new to Plum and June - welcome!!!

This giveaway is from Tactile Fabrics - have you visited this shop?  They stock such a fun variety of fabrics including Bella and Chicopee as well as some organic fabrics from Birch and Cloud 9 and many beautiful custom bundles.  And I was excited to see that they have some Chicopee corduroy too!




One lucky person will win the pictured bundle of 9 fat quarters which includes my favorite Bella print as well as some Velocity and Monaluna.  You have 3 chances to win!

1.  To enter, simply leave a comment on this post.  Any comment will do but if you'd like a topic, how about recommending a good book - an exciting novel you just couldn't put down, a fun book for kids, a quilting book, or even a cookbook? (one entry)

Bonus Entries
2.  Plum and June followers - old and new - get a second entry.  Leave a comment indicating how you are following. (one entry)

3.  Tactile Fabrics followers -old and new- get a third entry.  You can follow them on Facebook here or Twitter here.  And if you are not on Facebook or Twitter, you can get this third entry by visiting Tactile Fabrics and coming back here to leave a comment about your favorite thing from their shop.  Leave a comment indicating which one of these you did and/or your favorite thing from Tactile Fabrics. (one entry)

So you can enter up to 3 times!  This giveaway will remain open until December 7, 2012 at 5pm PST and a winner will be picked at random and will be notified by email by December 9, 2012.  This post will also be updated with the winner's name by December 9, 2012.

The giveaway is now closed.  The winner is Carla who wrote:  Want something fun to read? Try . The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A.N. Roquelaure aka Anne Rice.  Carla - I've sent you an email - Congrats!

****And unless you are sure that you are NOT a no-reply comment, please leave your email address in your comment.****



**Tactile Fabrics is offering a coupon code for all readers good for 15% off - use code PLUMJUNE15



And visit Sew Mama Sew to find more fun giveaways to enter!


1,024 comments:

  1. I highly recommend any Cooks Illustrated/America's Test Kitchen cookbook!

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  2. I like Tactile Fabrics on facebook too!

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  3. I recommend Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood - a bit of a mystery and some quilting too! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  4. I follow you in Google Reader!

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  5. Fabulous giveaway, Beth. Thank you. And if you want a good series of books to read with the girls then I can highly recommend the Percy Jackson series. Fun to read for myself as well as them.

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  6. I follow Tactile Fabrics on facebook

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  7. Since the movie just came out, I was reminded how much I truly loved Life of Pi.

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  8. Thanks for the chance to win, at the moment I love Chadwick's books about old England

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  9. My recent, good read is The Host by Stephenie Meyer. Completely different from her Twilight novels but just as good (if you ask me).

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  10. A Tale of Two Cities is my favorite :)

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  11. If you like thrillers, anything be Vince Flynn.

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  12. I follow Tactile Fabrics on Twitter. Thanks for the give away!

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  13. Fabulous Giveaway! I would reccomend the Game of THrones books, not my usual style, but I couldn't put them down!!!

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  14. my favourite quilting book is Elizabeth Hartman's first on modern quilting, but I'm sure there aren't many quilters who don't have that already! That bundle looks great, thanks for the give away!

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  15. What a great set of fabrics

    I'm a follower

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  16. A recent great read for me is Moon Over Manifest. My library recommends it for all, even if it is about a kid growing up. Great twist at ending.

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  17. Can't beat a Nigella Lawson cookbook - love them all but mostly Kitchen

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  18. I love the older quilting books from McClun and Nownes!

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  19. I am a Plum and June follower!

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  20. Fun fabrics. Very patriotic and my stash is quite void of dark blues. Thanks for the chance.

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  21. Love that blue floral fabric! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  22. Love the fabric bundle! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  23. I recommend Gerties new book for better sewing (if you also enjoy clothes sewing) its fab!!

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  24. That is my favorite Bella print too! I read lots of urban fantasy so I'm reading Jim Butcher's new book Cold Days next. If uf interests you then check out Charlaine Harris's Sookie Stackhouse series. It is one of my favorites.

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  25. I just ordered Artisian Bread in Five Minutes a day. It's been on my wish list forever.

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  26. just started quilting again after 16 years, started in january and working now on my sixth quilt. Thank u for the give away. Love the bundle

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  27. I love all books..many, many, many books and I was excited to receive the Colette sewing handbook last month. A book AND sewing patterns?! *swoon*

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  28. I'm subscribed to your feed. I think it's through google reader but the magical ways of the internet are usually a mystery to me! x

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  29. If you have a Kindle reader, there are some great free cookbooks at onehundredfreebooks (dot) com.

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  30. Right now it's Harry Potter. My grandkids are getting hooked.

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  31. Right now I am looking forward to reading some Christmas story books... You know - the Night Before Christmas, all the books that have hidden in my attic for 11 months.

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  32. I love to read mysteries, so I would recommend anything written by Agatha Christie, or Dorothy Sayers. Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  33. I cannot reccomend Zakka Style more strongly. I have already made many projects from this book. Some multiple times.

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  34. My go to sewing book is Heather Ross' Weekend Sewing. I just love her sewing style and her book has an easy and "breezy" feel to it...

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  35. I love a good Haruki Murakami book - totally confusing but completely engrossing

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  36. I have worn out my copy of Once a Month Cooking. Love it! Setting aside 2 days to cook for the month = more time to sew and create!!! :)

    sowingstitches [at] gmail [dot] com

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  37. I'm a big fan of your blog!

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  38. I love the Arcane series by Amanda Quick. thanks for the chance to win!

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  39. Your quilts are very sweet. I love the colors.
    As for books... try "Goodbye for Now" by Laurie Frankel. It's different, sweet, and a nice read (says the librarian).

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  40. I don't know my favorite book at the moment is available in english, it's named "Sonne im Glas" (which means 'sun in a glas') and at the moment i make a xmas-liqueur (which has to mature 8 weeks) *mjam*

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  41. Thank you for sharing this giveaway!

    kerry(AT)penny-dog.co.uk

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  42. ...and i follow you on Pinterest...

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  43. The best book I've read recently was Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  44. ...and like tactile fabrics on facebook :)

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  45. For a great quilting book I recommend String Fling by Bonnie Hunter

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  46. One of my all time favorites is The Hobbit....but I'm always reading so it's hard to pick just one!

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  47. I follow you on Google Reader. :)

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  48. Ooh, pretty! Oh, I have so many favorite books! I really loved What is the What by Dave Eggars based on a true story of a Sudanese refugee. For cookbooks, I'm enjoying The family Dinner right now-lots of good ideas for making mealtime special!

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  49. I've been reading my way through the Christmas stories at the library lately. I don't usually do that and it's getting me in the Christmas spirit! Very fun!

    flowerbubbleskids(at)gmail(dot)com

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  50. Hmmm, favorite quilting books are Elizabeth Hartmans and Quilting Modern

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  51. I follow you pretty much every way possible haha

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  52. I just finished the Thorn Birds by Colleen McCoullough... best ever!

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  53. I just got to review a great baking book (haven't even posted about it yet!) called "how to be a Breadhead" and it's definitely the best beginner's bread baking book I've seen. I'm trying to decide if I am willing to share it with my SIL or if I need to buy her a copy of her own!

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  54. I am currently reading the Game of Thrones books, which I love! But I also highly recommend any book by Matt Ruff, he is a genius! Thanks!

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  55. Here's a cooking decoration book I just bought - Decorating Cookies: 60+ Designs for Holidays, Celebrations & Everyday

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  56. I love Sunday Morning Quilts - I am scrappy at heart. Love the fabrics you chose!! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  57. I am a happy follower of your blog (GFC). Thansk for the extra chance.

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  58. I like Tactile Fabrics Facebook page, too.

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  59. I love any of the Moosewood Cookbooks. Thank you!

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  60. I recently devoured the Graceling series by Kristin Cashore. It's great world building, fantastic characters, and really well crafted relevant plots. Great for both adults and younger readers

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  61. The last book I finished for fun was "The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton. It's actually highly depressing, though lovely, so if that's not your thing, then I recommend "Bossypants" by Tina Fey, which is what I'm reading now. I'm pretty sure I kept the occupants of the apartment above me awake last night because of laughing. :)

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  62. And I am a follower! I love that blue flower print from "Bella" so much.

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  63. One of my favorite books is The Quiltmaker's Gift! Thanks for the chance!

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  64. I have the Oliver+S book "Little Things to Sew" on my Christmas list. Lots of cute projects.

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  65. Thats a great bundle of fabric, thanks for the giveaway. I love books by Terri Blackstock. She writes Christian mysteries which are my favorite. But she also writes other genres too. She is an excellent writer.

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  66. I follow you on Google Reader

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  67. I highly recommend any book by Dorothea Benton Frank for a quick, fun read-she develops the characters so well, you will find yourself thinking about them long after the book is done!

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  68. I love Nicholas Sparks books! I would love to win these fabrics!

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  69. I follow tactile fabrics on twitter

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  70. I just re-read two of my favourite children's books, The Secret Garden and A Little Princess

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  71. Very nice giveaway - thanks very much for the chance!

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  72. I am a follower by the GFC thing on the side of your blog lol

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  73. I follow Tactile Fabrics on FB.

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  74. Taste of Home has amazing cookbooks.

    Thank you for a chance to win.

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  75. I'm a fan of anything Brandon Sanderson, but Mistborn is my favorite. Give it a try!

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  76. On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness is a good kids book for young adults.

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  77. I can tell you not to read Anna Karina, dear god, it's taking me forever. Tolstoy is soooooo...overly descriptive!

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  78. Fab giveaway Beth - I cannot recommend a book, I only read trashy novels ;-)

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  79. Beautiful fabrics! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  80. For the fantasy type, just finished Theft of Swords. A very fun read

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  81. I follow on my non operating blog as a lurker. Thanks for blogging!

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  82. Love the Blue Range! My middle daughter wants a rainbow quilt, this could be the blue section. Do rainbows have a blue section?

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  83. I love reading and I would suggest the golden compass series - so great. =) Thanks for the great giveaway

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  84. I am not much of a reader lately. But I buy every church cookbook I can get my hands on and read them cover to cover, marking recipes I want to try.

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  85. I LOVE those fabrics.I'm currently hooked on the Swedish mysteries by Camilla Lackberg.

    lawton_linda (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  86. I'm just about to start THE DEVIL'S PUZZLE by Clare O'Donohue, if you like a mystery.
    Thank you for the chance to win.

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  87. I follow you and really enjoy your blog.

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  88. I am also a follower. Thanks for the chance to win these beautiful fabrics!

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  89. The Art of Simple Food by Alice Waters has some great recipes in it, not to mention many great ideas about food. I've enjoyed flipping through it recently and have always loved what I've cooked from it.

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  90. Firefly Lane by Kristin Hanna was a great read.
    Great choice of fabrics, hope to win!

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  91. i've been reading the professor by charlotte bronte - i enjoy it so far

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  92. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand is a great book! I couldn't put it down.

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  93. I love the Bella Turquoise Grey Bundle. Those little chickens are perfect.

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  94. My favorite series of books right now is the Harry Potter books. I'm rereading them this year and I have to say, as much as I like reading other books, I still always come back to these!

    Fawn

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  95. My favourite books to read are the vintage crafting ones, but I picked up my husbands "The Republic of Pirates" - and I can't put it down. So good. It's a history of real pirates in the Caribbean and it's just fascinating.

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  96. I am also now a new follower.

    Fawn

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  97. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon -- LOVE! Thanks for the giveaway, Beth!

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  98. Just about to pick up Ready Player One. My non-reader husband was co-erced into reading (listening on ipod) and he couldn't put it down! jamesandpennym(at)gmail(dot)com

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  99. I've been reading The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan. There are 14 (I think) books in the series, and I'm on book 8. Thanks for the giveaway!

    robyn(dot)geddes(at)gmail(dot)com

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  100. We had our guild holiday party yesterday - the hostess had a cookbook called "50 Shades of Chicken"... we got a good laugh just from reading the back of the book!

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  101. I love those colors! And I can't wait to read some of the books people are suggesting!
    lizeves(at)gmail(dot)com

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  102. Love any books by Karen Kinsbury! Thanks for an incredible giveaway!

    Julie

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  103. Judith McNaught

    Almost Heaven... love love love that book..could not put it down.

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  104. Follow your blog on facebook....thanks for a chance to win!

    Julie

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  105. I read all of the Hunger Games trilogy.. in a row three days in a row. Couldn't put them down. LOVED IT!

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  106. Also a new follower of Tactile Fabrics on facebook. Thanks for a great giveaway!
    Julie

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  107. I liked Tactile Fabrics on Facebook.

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  108. Great giveaway! and as for a cookbook recommendation: any "Food52" (also a great blog) cookbook!!

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  109. If you like romances then the Yellowstone series by Peggy L. Henderson is a great read. Some of them are time travel, but done wonderfully. I love this series. Great fabrics. Who doesn't love these colors.

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  110. I recommend the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon. :D

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  111. I'm reading The Guardians of the Covenant by Tom Egeland. It's great.

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  112. I'm a follower. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  113. Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers is my favorite book! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  114. I enjoy reading mystery/detective type books. Love Kathy Reichs books. Thanks for the chance to win these gorgeous fabrics!

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  115. I follow Tactile Fabrics on Twitter.

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  116. I love NEW Sweet Tea Bundle - (5) Piece FAT QUARTER. Thanks!

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  117. I love princess academy by Shannon Hale it has been my favorite for about seven years now. eatkin85(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  118. i am a new follower! thanks for the giveaway!

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  119. I follow Tactile Fabrics. eatkin85(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  120. I'm a follower of your blog. eatkin85(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  121. My latest favorite sewing book is Hexa-Go-Go. Great bundle, Beth!

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  122. I follow you through Google Reader!

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  123. Lovely fabrics! I've just enjoyed Sanderson's Mistborn trilogy - a very refreshing fantasy, loved it.
    hillwards*gmail*com

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  124. I've been reading a new mystery series by Jenn McKinlay - Sprinkled with Murder - CUpcake Bakery series. They are fun and quick reads. Lovely choice on fabrics!

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  125. Beautiful fabric! I finally read The Hunger Games series and enjoyed it!

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  126. The series beginning with Outlander, by Diana Gabaldon, is my all time favorite. Oh, and The Time Traveler's Wife...best book ever.

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  127. Hmmmm, can't pick a favourite book right now but my go to cookbooks are the Cooks Illustrated magazines!

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  128. right now my family is reading the series the dreamhouse kings it is amazing.

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  129. Good books - I'd recommend Shanghai Girls, and Cutting for Stone. Both very good!

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  130. Such great fabrics! Thank you for the giveaway.
    :)

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  131. I am a new follower through feed Demon

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  132. I am a follower of tactile fabric on facebook

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  133. Great prize

    Thank you :)

    violet_bg1(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

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  134. Just finished The Kingmaker's Daughter by Philippa Gregory, the fourth in her Cousin's War series and thoroughly enjoyed them all.

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  135. I am going to recommend a favourite Christmas book. Mortimer's Christmas Manger so sweet :)

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  136. I really liked the Bailey Flanigan series by Karen Kingsbury.. I couldn't put them down and was left in suspense while I waited to get the next one from the library! jrae_228 at yahoo dot com

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  137. I'd say 'my heart in his hands' about ann judson.

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  138. I love Anne of Green Gables. Just see my profile pic! :-)

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  139. At the moment I am reading "The girl with the dragon tatoo" and enjoying very much. On a sewing level, "Sewing for boys" has been my favourite book! Thanks for the giveaway. Ana

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  140. I just finished The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde and really enjoyed it!

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  141. I am a new follower on google. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

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  142. I like Tactile Fabrics on Facebook. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

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  143. The colors are great for modern projects. Thanks for the chance. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

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  144. I'm following tactile fabrics via Twitter.

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  145. modern designs for classic quilts is a great quilting book

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  146. awesome giveaway! My fave book is The Gallowglass by Ruth Rendell!

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  147. Recently finished several books by author Aunne Hood. would recommend!

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  148. I "like" Tactile Fabrics on FB, thanks :-)

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  149. I love books by Gillian Flynn. They are dark and not for everyone, but engrossing!

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  150. I follow Tactile Fabrics via Twitter (Px2Patchwork).

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  151. Love the giveaway, thanks for the chance to win!
    I don't get much reading in these days but I love Elizabeth Hartman's quilting books.

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  152. I like the Chicopee fuschia strip bundle

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  153. I am reading The Help right now and loving it!

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  154. My favourite read is 'The Timetravellers Wife'

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