Scrap Buster Tutorial Contest Poll ~ Vote for Your Favorites!

on October 15 | in Contests & Giveaways | by | with 133 Comments

Well, the awesomeness of the Scrap Buster Tutorial Contest is coming to a close. We were stunned by the quality and quantity of fantastic new tutorials. Many, many people were writing a tutorial for the first time, which we think is really wonderful. Some people wrote tutorials that should be published. Some you’ll see again soon because we think they’d make fabulous Christmas gifts, so we’re going to remind you about them during next month’s Handmade Holidays. They are all great in one way or another, so it is practically impossible to choose winners. We did, however, say that we would give 3 people a $50 gift certificate to the shop, so we hope you’ll help us decide.

Below are two polls (we had too many submissions for just one.) You should vote for 4 in each poll, for a total of 8 votes. Judge the entries based on the originality of the design, the quality of the work, and the clarity of the instructions. We’ll keep this open through Thursday and announce the winners (or have a runoff) on Saturday. (Note that the poll results will not be visible.) You might want to scroll through all 114 entries before you start voting ;-). And don’t forget to hit both VOTE buttons!

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133 Responses to Scrap Buster Tutorial Contest Poll ~ Vote for Your Favorites!

  1. Heidi says:

    Amazing work, everyone! I love this contest and all your scrappy ingenuity! Thank you!

  2. Elizabeth says:

    It was sooooo dang hard to narrow it down. There were too many great ideas out there with easy instructions. I hope to see another scrapbusters series in Sew Mama Sew’s future.

  3. Teresa says:

    thanks for all the great Christmas gift sewing ideas, just when i was looking for something to do with all my scraps and when I was looking for homemade Christmas ideas :)

  4. Kim says:

    so many great ideas!!! I’ll have more on my to do list than I know what to do with!!!

  5. Amorette says:

    very difficult decisions! thanks everyone for all the great ideas!

  6. Rebekah says:

    I really enjoyed Scrap Buster month. I look forward to using these tutorials real soon!! Thanks!

  7. __L__ says:

    Wonderfull!
    I’ve chosen 8 from them… it wasn’t simple!

  8. Jennifer says:

    Thanks for hosting such a fun contest. The ideas are so inspired and inspiring.

  9. Kaye Prince says:

    I really loved this months theme – so many great projects to get started on!

  10. Christina says:

    It was so hard to choose my favorites! They were all great. Thank you to everyone who provided so many great ideas!

  11. carmel says:

    great monthe
    cant wait for the next one youll do hear

  12. Jenny says:

    Good luck to everyone! It was SO hard to vote!

  13. bruinbr says:

    so many amazing tutorials! Thanks so everyone who took the time to share their talent! :)

  14. Akma_zaini says:

    So many great ideas. Now i can clear up my stash with something useful. Thanks

  15. simona says:

    I know what I’ll be doing through the long winter nights, how about you?

  16. TiinaK says:

    Wonderful projects, many of these are now on my to-do list.

  17. ~Helena~ says:

    Wow! Boy this was hard to choose so many great items were shown. Thanks to everyone who shared.

  18. ter says:

    I love the ticker tape quilt and am heading over to the
    scrap bag to pull some to make one for my grandaughter
    what fun….
    thnks for the chance to win
    ter

  19. Jenny says:

    So many great ideas. Thanks for hosting such a great competition.

  20. tanja says:

    That was hard to choose! So many so cute, simple, great and amazing ideas! Thanks to everybody!

  21. Michelle says:

    Wow-so much inspiration! My sewing list is huge now:)

  22. Amy says:

    So many great ideas! I have enough inspiration to last all winter. Thanks!

  23. Tong says:

    Great great entries! My to-do list is so long now!!!

  24. Kate M. says:

    Can’t wait to see if others liked my favorites!

  25. Lauranie says:

    AWESOME! AWESOME! AWESOME!!!! So much talent here!! Sew, Mama, Sew THANK YOU for having such spectacular ideas that allows so many creative people to SHARE!!! Looking forward to Handmade Holidays, but I suspect I will be BUSY picking things from all of these FABULOUS tutorials!! Good Luck to everyone, and thank you for sharing your talents!!

  26. Jody says:

    This has been such a fun contest!!! So many good ideas!

  27. Michelle says:

    This was so much fun! Being a new sewer it was inspiring, what’s on the calendar for November??

  28. katie says:

    Sheesh! How did I miss so many tutorials!?? Now I have lots more to review and I’m sure I’ll put many on my to-do list. Thanks so much!

  29. Kerry says:

    So hard to choose – but I had great fun going through the tutes! Lots of lovely ideas that I will be coming back to again and again no doubt. :0)

  30. zohreh says:

    All were great Ideas.I had to choose just four.thanks.

  31. Annick says:

    Beaucoup de belles réalisations! Bravo à toutes!

  32. Trish says:

    Thanks to all of you that took part. All of the posts were fab and it’s so difficult to choose. My list of “things to make” has turned into about 3 pages long! :-D

  33. Laura Griffin says:

    I’ve been dreaming about starting some of these tuts as I have my hands in necessary housework and baby rocking. Hope to get to a few some day soon! Great gift ideas! Thanks to all who took the time to enter!

  34. Julia M. in MI says:

    Wow! There were a lot of great tutorials. Way to go everyone!

  35. Margie says:

    Such wonderful fantastic how to’s!!

  36. Ramona says:

    I am so glad we got to vote for more than one. So many fun projects. I am glad I have so many scraps.

  37. Carolyn says:

    thanks for sponsoring this challenge…….lots of great ideas and inspiration!!!

  38. Lexi says:

    Thanks so much for so many inspiring projects. I loved checking your blog everyday! WIll miss it when it’s finished :(

  39. Betsy M says:

    This was the BEST month! You ladies have such great ideas and were so nice to share. Thank you!

  40. Andi says:

    Thanks for an awesome month of projects!! I can’t wait to try some of these!

  41. Peggy B says:

    So many wonderful ideas!!

  42. Jane says:

    Great ideas and many wonderful tutorials Thansk
    Jane

  43. Suze says:

    I am totally impressed by all the creativity. I don’t even do projects any more but may have to use those scraps I’ve been saving since the 70s.

  44. Crystal says:

    Awesome projects!! I love how many there are!! So many to choose from!

  45. Miss Nancy says:

    Great scrap projects. All were great ideas. Thanks for sharing.

  46. ulli says:

    It was hard to make a decision, most of them are so lovely and useful.
    Ulli from Berlin, Germany

  47. Christine Bolin says:

    Good job everyone! So much talent here.

  48. Stephanie says:

    It was hard to choose…”sew” many talented items. Good Luck to all.

  49. wow! that was tough! There were some fabulous entries! Good luck everyone!

  50. Natasha says:

    Great work! So inspiring.

  51. Pam says:

    What great tutorials, it was very hard to pick. Good luck everyone, and thanks for sharing these great items with us. Lots of great ideas for Christmas.

  52. patty says:

    What wonderful ideas!

  53. keren says:

    great projects! thank you!

  54. susan jonsson says:

    Love all the ideas here. Lots to look forward to making for gifts. Thanks to all who shared.

    Susan

  55. Lorna says:

    Thank you doesn’t seem to be a big enough word somehow – but I do thank all you kind folk for the fantastic tutorials that you give out so freely.

  56. Jerree says:

    This month has been great! I have so many new projects to start! Thanks so much

  57. Jens says:

    Thanks a lot! So many ideas made it hard to choose only eight to vote for – I just need more time to try some of these projects, maybe for christmas gifts.

  58. Gabrielle says:

    This was so fun! Thanks for holding such an awesome event!

  59. Diana says:

    I’m glad we didn’t have to vote for just one!

  60. Sarahe4e says:

    The ones I liked best were so hard to choose. I like all of the ideas! This was a great topic for the month. Do it again soon, please.

  61. Marci says:

    I had so much fun watching these come in. I got very inspired!

  62. Kathy says:

    wow..great entries!

  63. Nancy says:

    WOW you all were great; it was hard to choose. Good luck to all of you.
    Nancy in IN

  64. Sara Landry says:

    I loved so many more than eight – everyone did a fantastic job!

  65. Krystina says:

    It was really difficult to choose only 8. It has been really fun and I am so full of ideas, I need a month off just to finish everything in my head! Thanks for all the inspiration.

  66. Laura says:

    looooooooooove these ideas. i have TONS of scraps and can’t wait to get cracking (just as soon as the sewing machine is fixed!)

  67. Jan says:

    These have been great. Thanks. Also, it was fun to vote.

  68. Leesa says:

    What a fun contest I wish I would have entered too. Maybe next time.

  69. Ruth says:

    So inspiring! Loved them all!

  70. april says:

    I am a scrap lover so this was so much fun to see.

  71. elizabeth says:

    These were amazing ideas. Thanks to all the creative geniuses out there.

  72. Louby Lou says:

    So difficult to pick only 4 from each group. Good luck to everyone who entered and a big thanks for all your scrap-buster projects.

  73. Thank you so much for this month – amazing ideas and inspiration all around!

  74. Lori Jones says:

    there are a lot of really nice tutorials here. I was really hard to just pick 4 out of each group.!!
    Congrats to the winners

  75. Patty says:

    It’s hard to narrow it down, there are so many interesting ideas.

  76. Mary says:

    Great Ideas. I can’t wait do some of them.

  77. This was really great! I hope you make it an annual thing like Handmade Holidays! Can’t wait for that too!!!

  78. Karen C. says:

    Love these ideas!

  79. Jennifer says:

    So many great ideas! Thanks ladies.

  80. greeblygreebly says:

    So hard to choose! I can’t wait to get done with Halloween projects so that I can give a bunch of these a go!

  81. SewLindaAnn says:

    This was really fun to look at every day. Very inspiring.

  82. Karen says:

    Great scrap ideas!

  83. Megan says:

    Thanks for providing such a great venue for sharing…my to-do list is much longer now and I’m so excited to try these great ideas!

  84. Bethany says:

    this was a fun month of GREAT idea!! Thanks for hosting and thank you all for doing such great job on the tutorials!! Great job!!

  85. Bettina Groh says:

    What a wonderful bunch of great ideas! Whether one replicates an idea or uses it as a jump off point… they were all great!

  86. Jennie says:

    So many fanastic tutorials!!
    Thank you to everyone who shared their ideas :)

  87. Barbara says:

    I’ve been following this all month and it was so good to see them all listed with pics. I even found some I missed. Very hard to pick just 8 but I did. Good luck everyone!

  88. Jeanne says:

    Thank you for sharing the great ideas for using scraps.

  89. Carla says:

    Fantastic. Very hard to vote for just 8.

  90. Jane says:

    This was wonderful, thank you for all your work, It was so fun!

  91. Linda says:

    It was so hard to decide who to vote for. All were so creative. Everyone has such wonderful talent. Thank you for the inspiration.

  92. Chrissy Brooker says:

    It’s so hard to choose!

  93. Christine Bolin says:

    Very talented group. I’m always amazed when I see things here.

  94. Laura says:

    I hope to make use of my scraps through some of these tutorials! Thanks!

  95. Tammy says:

    Wow, great tutorials. Time to get out the scrap bag!

  96. Shannon says:

    Way too hard to choose from. There are so many talented people out there. Thanks to all who shared their talents!

  97. Sigrid says:

    It was so hard to vote for just 8! So many great ideas.

  98. staci says:

    So hard to choose just 4! They are all fantatic projects. :)

  99. jam says:

    Loved all the entries. Really need to tame my scraps and hopefully this will do it for me.

  100. Kacy says:

    This was awesome! Such great ideas! Thank you to everyone who posted a creative entry!!

  101. Elizabeth says:

    Great contest — hope you run this again next year!

  102. Elizabeth says:

    It was so hard to pick favorites out of so many beautiful and creative entries! Thanks for a wonderfully inspiring month!

  103. Amy says:

    Thank you for a month of wonderful ideas!

  104. Lisa Vincent says:

    Wow, what an inspiring bunch of creative people! I am really impressed!!!!!

    Here’s to creating!

  105. Denise says:

    these were rally neat I love the ideas

  106. Deanna says:

    Am I missing something or are Ashley’s napkins not here? I really liked them, but don’t see them now.

    Thanks for all the inspiration, though. And good luck to all the hard working people who shared their ideas with us.

  107. Mariely says:

    So many wonderful projects- thanks!

  108. Eleanore says:

    What busy bees!

  109. Jeni says:

    This was a GREAT month. So Many terrific ideas

  110. Quinnlynn says:

    All so cute!!……….

  111. Cathy says:

    I can’t believe how many tutorials were posted! I am only new to the blog, but it is a joy to view all the new craft projects each day!

    I can only hope to be this creative! I look forward to what comes next!!!

  112. Deb Cameron says:

    It will take me a lifetime to work through this list…that makes me Happy, happy, HAPPY! Thanks for sharing all of your talent so freely!

  113. Lori Kay says:

    It wasn’t hard to make my choices – I’ve been following along and seeing such great ideas!

  114. Gina says:

    There were some real insights offered in some of the tutes which have got me thinking more creatively about using even the smallest scraps. Thanks.

  115. Susie Mac says:

    I truly appreciate the imagination and creativeness of everyone who submitted a tutorial. So many things I plan to make! Thank you all!!

  116. Elena says:

    It was difficult to choose. There are very talented people here. I wish I had more scraps to make these beautiful projects. Good luck to everyone!

  117. Mariana says:

    ha sido muy interesante y motivador ver todas las ideas
    felicitaciones a las participantes! : )

  118. lindsey says:

    It has been such fun looking at all the ideas every day. Thanks to everyone.

  119. Cindy says:

    What a great variety of projects – so hard to choose just eight! Thank you for all the great ideas – I can’t wait to try some of them myself.

  120. Suzanne says:

    Wow! This is amazing and so hard to just pick 4 in each catagory…
    I’ll never again have to wonder what to do with my scraps!

  121. craftytammie says:

    thanks so much for this month. I have so many new projects I want to start!

  122. Christiane says:

    Adorable ideas, you all are so creative!

  123. Jennifer says:

    Super fun! I can’t wait to try some of these, Thanks!

  124. Jen C. says:

    so many great tutorials!

  125. Nova says:

    so many great ideas here! wonderful inspiration to get using up some of those scraps.
    xxx

  126. Julie says:

    Very cute!!

  127. pam says:

    so many wonderful ideas, so little time. Thanks for the inspiration.

  128. Marcia says:

    Thanks for all the great inspiration.

  129. Lorrie says:

    Fantastic creativity displayed in this month of posts.

  130. min says:

    Very creative people here!

  131. Carrie says:

    This was an awesome month of tutorials! There were so many good ideas – it was hard to choose just eight. I can’t wait to dive into my scrap bin! :)

  132. Cindy says:

    this was wonderful–I love to see all the ideas out there–Inspires me to get busy!!

  133. Diana says:

    There were SO many awesome entries!

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