Posts tagged ‘giveaway’

Giveaway: Mwendas Japanese Fabric, Craft Books, and Supplies

Fridah of the Singapore-based shop Mwendas is offering up $30 gift certificates to two lucky True Up readers. She’s also offering free shipping to the winners on top of the gift certificates! Mwendas offers Japanese fabric (mostly of the cute variety, but some more traditional-leaning prints too), Japanese sewing books, notions, and craft supplies. To [...]

May Giveaway Day: Happy Scraps

We interrupt this Spring Quilt Market coverage to bring you Sew, Mama, Sew!’s May Giveaway Day! If you don’t know what I’m talking about, follow the link and get lost in hundreds of giveaways from crafty blogs worldwide. I recently realized most of my giveaways on this site have been books and gift certificates — [...]

Best Fabric Posts of the Week

Sew Serendipity gushes over her continuous steam iron. Bee Square Fabrics is holding a Dr. Seuss Doll Quilt Contest through March 31 — with a $75 gift certificate as top prize! All of Sew Mama Sew’s Fat Quarter Project links in one handy post. And more stash interviews: Lara from Thornberry, Alissa from Handmade by [...]

Giveaway: This and That From Japan

This and That From Japan on Etsy offers a wonderful range of Japanese fabrics and craft supplies, straight from Japan! Owner Lisa, an expatriate originally from Hawaii, provides a one-stop shop for designer Japanese fabrics (like Shinzi Katoh, Decole, and Cozy Tomato), Sanrio character fabrics, and cotton and cotton-linen blend prints from Kokka and other [...]

Amy Butler Pattern Giveaway!

Amy Butler has three great new patterns out and she’s generously contributed two of each for a giveaway here on True Up. The Sun Surf Halter is a followup to her v-neck Cabo Halter top. It’s a great beginner pattern and has sizing for both women’s and girls’ sizes. Materials list here. The Domestic Goddess [...]

Blog Giveaway Day: Michael Miller Fairy Frost Charm Pack

One winner will receive a charm pack containing 5″x5″ (approx. 13x13cm) squares of Michael Miller‘s Fairy Frost fabrics in 50 different colors. Fairy Frost is a near-solid, tone-on-tone print with an iridescent floral overlay. To enter, leave a comment on this post about your favorite sparkly person (celebrity or otherwise). This drawing is open to [...]

Blog Giveaway Day: Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Color Card

One winner will receive a Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Solids sample card. This is an indispensible tool if you are (or want to be) a regular user of these high-quality solid cottons. To enter, leave a comment on this post — make up a name for a color that features prominently in your life. This [...]

Blog Giveaway Day: Stitch Magazine

Happy Sew Mama Sew Blog Giveaway Day! Two winners will receive a copy of Interweave Press‘ Stitch Magazine. See my review here. To enter, comment on this post about a gift you’re making (or have finished, lucky you!) for someone this holiday season. This drawing is open to the whole world. I will close the [...]

True Up Seeks Posse

Quilt Market was a big opportunity for me to increase the True Up audience, so I ordered 500 business cards from to help promote the site. I was going to challenge myself to get rid of all of them. Unfortunately, I waited too long to place the order, which forced me to have them [...]