PDATE: THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THE WINNER IS:
Please e-mail your snail mail address to: email@example.com within the next week to receive your prize. Congratulations!
Name: Amy Butler
Gig(s):Amy Butler Design (Fabric, Patterns, Home Decor & More)
Excerpt from Craft Corps (Chapter 1):
“VH: Sewing, as a trend, experienced a long dry spell in popularity. Although the overflowing fabric stores that were around when I was a kid are now few and far between, sewing itself, is experiencing a resurgence. What’s different, do you think, about this wave of stitchers from the last?
AB: It’s interesting, and I really can’t quantify this, but I don’t think the spirit behind crafting is different at all. I think maybe the intensity and passion might be turned up a few notches. I think about what women’s lives might have been like a long time ago. The world is a very different place now. A lot of us raising our families have a passion for craft and might even want to start a business. That’s a lot to balance. In almost every household, both partners have work. When I was growing up, my mom and grandmother didn’t work, and women crafted for the joy and pleasure of it, but but wasn’t a stolen moment. Now, I think women and men who craft have even more passion for it, because it’s their sole outlet; it’s their stress reliever. It adds so much meaning to life and helps them define it. Crafting is not just a pastime, it’s soul food.”
Today’s Giveaway: HUGE Amy Butler Goodie Package Containing:
- Copy of Midwest Modern
- 4, 1/2 yard cuts of Amy’s Fabrics
- 2 sets of file folders from the Aqua Collection
- Liverpool & Sweet Harmony Sewing Patterns
How to Win:
POST A COMMENT HERE WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS (BY 8AM ON TOMORROW). Poster’s will be chosen via drawing at random.
Please be sure to include your real name (not just your screen name) on your post. Winners will be posted on this blog every few days with instructions on getting me your mailing address. Prizes unclaimed will be put up for grabs at the end of the Craft Corps Give-Away-A-Day in May.
Craft Corps: Celebrating the Creative Community One Story at a Time hits shelves May 4th. Be one of the 1st to get a copy by ordering today from BN.com!
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Psst! Come back tomorrow for a giveaway from Crafty Chica, Kathy Cano-Murillo!