Tuesday, 13 April 2010

New competition - In conjunction with Sewbox

Sewbox Competition

In celebration of the launch of Sewbox http://www.sewbox.co.uk/ we have teamed up with Sewbox to offer a brilliant all in one kit to two lucky winners. These great kits come with a sewing pattern, matching fabric, interfacing, thread, zip etc - they've done the hard work to match everything up so that you can get sewing sooner! They currently have 6 great kits to choose from and are adding more every few weeks, click here to view the kits you could win, worth up to £32.50 each.

Plus we have 2 great books up for grabs - Button and Stitch by Kristen Rask and Hand-Me-Ups by Lorine Mason kindly provided by David & Charles. Please visit their website or their rucraft website to find a great range of sewing and craft books. We have reviewed both these books here. Sewbox also stock a range of fabric and notions perfect for making the projects in these 2 books.

How to enter

Post a comment on this blog or Sewbox's blog to let us know which of the kits you would choose if you win, plus which fabric you would like with the kit. Don't forget to follow our blog to find out if you've won and to find out details of The Sewing Directory's weekly competitions.

If you blog about the competition you get an additional entry, but don't forget to post a link to your blog so we know to give you a 2nd entry.

Competition Rules

All entries must be received by 7pm Tuesday 20th April 2010. The competition is open to UK residents only, with despatch to UK addresses only.

No multiple entries; please only comment on one of the blogs. We will pick one book winner and one kit winner from each blog.

The winner will be drawn at random from all of the entries and announced on the morning of Wednesday 21st April 2010. If you have won you will need to claim the prize by sending us your full address so that we can ship the prize to you.


helenjwright said...

if i won i'd quite like the wrap dress in the navy floral. by the way there is a typo in this. its in the link to the sewbox, it has a ) in which shouldn't be there.

kmkm1969 said...

Hi,if I was lucky I would chose the,all in one kit make oriental style top,kwick sew 3573 looks lovely.& thanks for this oppertunity.my nana taught me to sew so thanks for the #goodtimes memories.also following on twitter @katiemack12

maddymonster said...

I'd like the oriental top in the navy gingko berry fabric, PLEASE. These are such a good idea.

helsbels said...

if i was to win i would love the

All-in-One Kit to make oriental style top (Kwik Sew 3573 View B)
in choice 1 fabric

unfortunatly i would need the larger size

hels xxx

p.s well done with the site its brill :) (thats not me wanting browny points lol its just true :) )

Ellie Boyde said...

Definately the wrap around dress! Very classic and could be dressed up or down. Oh Gosh I am turning into my mother!

VixW said...

I would choose the oriental top in the navy cotton fabric. looks lovely.

The Sewing Directory said...

Thanks for your entries so far...looks like most of you have the same taste as me. I prefer the oriental top too. Shame I can't win :-(

Good luck to you all

The Prickly Pinecone said...

I would pick the kit to make the gathered skirt. I adore the yellow butterly's fabric!


Leah Taylor said...

Hi all, thanks for your comments... it's funny, over on my blog it is the Colette Patterns Sencha Blouse that is proving most popular! (with the wrap dress a close second). Good luck to you all! Leah at Sewbox xxx

Anonymous said...

All-in-One Kit to make summer wrap dress in Green & Black Jersey wd be fab @kikicomp

Ails said...

If I were to wind I would love the Colette patterns Sencha blouse with the red dotty fabric by John Kaldour. I own a few of the other Colette patterns styles and I made the Rooibos dress only yesterday which I will soon be posting up on my own blog Sewseamly.wordpress.com

Angharad said...


If I won it would have to be the oriental style top kit in the navy floral fabric.


PinkFizz said...

If I was lucky enough to win, I would love to receive the summer wrap dress in green and black jersey...that would be gorgeous (even on a big girl like me!)

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