To begin with, CONGRATS to Lisa Marie for winning the link-up this month. She won with this stunning star quilt.
I initially wanted to finish the year with a project from my friend's book, Simply Modern Christmas. If you are a quilter, you MUST follow Cindy's blog and her Instagram account. Cindy was one of the first bloggers I started to follow, back in 2010 when I got sucked deep into sewing. And that was before I found out she was in my guild, and later in my bee! So when her book came out last year, we had a book signing party and I promised myself I would make something out of her book. And I still will, just not this year.
I initially had planned on making a tree skirt for our Christmas tree, and the one in the book is simply amazing, but I definitely didn't have time for that. Not when I find myself sewing maybe an hour a week right now (and falling asleep on the couch most every other night).
I also want to make the family coordinating stockings. Cindy has a pattern in her book for those too, with cute tops to match to your family's personality.
The rest of the projects in the book are just as stunning and the directions are wonderful and easy to follow. Cindy is also a local teacher at a few of the quilt stores. I hope you get a chance to check out her book, I promise you will love it!
I hope you all have had more success than I did this month. I promise to leave the link-up open a little longer this month, until January 15th, since I am so late posting this review. This is your last chance to win, so please enter!
I have another HUGE deadline looming over me, my second Moda Bakeshop project is due at the beginning of February and I didn't pitch them a small project either. Oh no... another full sized quilt. Wish me luck and a lot of energy to get back into sewing!
Thank you again to my amazing sponsor for this Sew-Along, Stitch Craft Create has generously donated a copy of Best of Stitch: Bags to Sew to one lucky Sew-Along participant!
To be eligible to win you have all month to make a project from one of your craft books and link it up at the end of this post. You can use any craft book or craft magazine of your choice, this is not only open to sewists or quilters, feel free to link up your crocheted, knitted, or any other crafty project you make. Please read the following carefully, I will delete posts that do not follow the rules!
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