We hope you love our Handmade Holidays prizes as much as we enjoy sharing them with you! Here are the final giveaways through the end of November. We’re leaving Week #4 giveaways up through the end of the month so be sure to comment on all of the posts for your chance to win. We’ll announce all of our final winners at the end of the month.

We want to extend a huge thank you to the publishing companies, shops and artists who made our Handmade Holidays prizes possible: STC Craft, Martingale & Company, Wiley, Shambhala Publications, Potter Craft, C&T Publishing, Storey Publishing, F+W Media, Interweave, Lark Crafts, Stash Books, Jennifer Ladd, Candied Fabrics, Peanut Envy, tortagialla, Slightly Biased, That Clever Clementine, KSC Designs, Mister & Mouse, The Silver Diva, Green Bag Lady, QuiltedCupcake, Tenderfeet Stitches, Mrs. Crafty Pants Designs, Dolls And Daydreams, Deux Petites Souris and Gramma’s Linen Closet, Skinny laMinx, The Cottage Mama.

The Silver Diva uses sterling silver and birthstones or pearls to create personalized hand-stamped jewelry for moms and families from their sunny studio on Bainbridge Island, Washington. The art of hand-stamping involves striking metal with steel stamps to create letters, words and designs. The result is a unique, one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry.

This week you can win a $50 gift certificate to select something fabulous from The Silver Diva!

Amanda of Tenderfeet Stitches writes, “My passion for color and textured, coupled with my need to create has led me to design and write patterns for children’s clothing. I hope you can find inspiration to create something beautiful through my tutorials.” You can win a $25 gift certificate to Tenderfeet Stitches, where you can purchase PDF tutorials for children’s clothing designs. The image here is for Amanda’s Girl’s Classic Sundress PDF eBook for babies, toddlers and kids.

Learn more about Tenderfeet Stitches on Facebook.

Mister & Mouse bags are made with designer-quality fabrics and lots of love. Fabrics are carefully selected to give every individual bag its own character, so fabric pairings are almost always one-of-a-kind. In salute to history and pop culture trivia, each bag is named after an event that took place on the day the bag was completed.

This week you can win a Mister & Mouse bag of your choice! (Prize Value: $48)

Mrs. Crafty Pants Designs offers fabric flower hair accessories and small home decor items. Kassandra writes, “Our hair accessories are categorized by headbands, barrettes, and bobby pins. All headbands are one size fits all, with an option to upgrade to a plastic headband. Each piece is one of a kind and handmade with love.” This week you can win a $25 gift certificate to Mrs. Crafty Pants Designs!

For shop updates, exclusive discounts, and DIY crafts follow Kassandra’s blog at Coffee and their Kisses.

This week you might win two patterns from The Cottage Mama! (Retail value: $25) The Cottage Mama Sewing Patterns include the printed Shortcake Reversible Romper + Dress and Janey Jumper patterns. (The darling Janey Jumper is pictured here!)

Find more from Lindsay at The Cottage Mama and The Cottage Home blog.

Win a $25 gift certificate to Tortagialla! Artist Linda Tieu creates handmade leather journals, illustrated art prints and craft zines– striving to bring joy, empower and inspire us all to live happily. Find more from Linda at Tortagialla.com.

Modern Log Cabin Quilting: 25 Simple Quilts and Patchwork Projects (US Winners Only)

Author: Susan Beal
Publisher: Potter Craft

If you think quilting is too difficult or too complicated, you’re not alone. Cutting hundreds of pieces and joining angled seams can be tough work! But log cabin quilting, an artful and simple way to piece strips of fabric around a central square, is different. From the intuitive construction through the straight-line stitching, this style of quilting is simple as can be.

In Modern Log Cabin Quilting, Susan Beal outlines the entire process from start to finish, including basic quilting how-to as well as extensive design, fabric, and embellishment information. Since all log cabin designs follow the same formula, once you master straight lines and right angles, any of the 25 projects in this book are possible. From stash-friendly designs like the Charming Camera Case to more ambitious undertakings like the Vintage Linens Quilt, there’s sure to be a project that will get you into (or bring you back to) quilting!

Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life

Author: Julia Rothman
Publisher: Storey Publishing

What’s the difference between a weanling and a yearling, or a farrow and a barrow? Country and city mice alike will delight in Julia Rothman’s charming illustrated guide to the curious parts and pieces of rural living.

Dissecting everything from tractors and pigs to fences, hay bales, crop rotation patterns, and farm tools, Rothman gives a richly entertaining tour of the quirky details of country life. From the shapes of squash varieties to the parts of a goat; from how a barn is constructed to what makes up a beehive, every corner of the barnyard is uncovered.

A perfect gift for gardeners, locavores, homesteaders, and country-living enthusiasts alike.

Civil War Sewing Circle, The Quilts and Sewing Accessories Inspired by the Era

Author: Kathleen Tracy
Publisher: Martingale & Co.

Kathleen Tracy, popular author of Prairie Children and Their Quilts and Remembering Adelia, has outdone herself with this combination of lovely projects and fascinating historical tidbits. Patterned after quilts made during the Civil War era, this collection is ideal for nineteenth-century reproduction fabrics.

* Choose from 16 easy projects, including large and small quilts, plus a pincushion, sewing box, and needle case.
* Learn how women’s efforts during the Civil War era led to increased civil and political involvement among women.
* See historical photos and read eloquent excerpts from letters written to and from soldiers during the Civil War.

Where Women Cook: Celebrate!: Extraordinary Women & Their Signature Recipes

Author: Jo Packham
Publisher: Lark Books

Based on the Where Women Cook magazine, this unique book profiles 28 extraordinary women who share their passion for cooking and entertaining. Every meal they make and share is a celebration, and each photo-rich profile offers a peek into their cooking environment, favorite recipes (more than 60 of them), and tips on how to turn every moment festive, whether it’s a holiday party or a family dinner.

The women include: popular food blogger Molly Wizenberg of Orangette; bestselling author and blogger Angie Dudley of Bakerella; The Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond; Farm Chick Serena Thompson, and other popular food personalities.

Fabric-By-Fabric One-Yard Wonders: 101 Sewing Projects

Authors: Rebecca Yaker, Patricia Hoskins
Publisher: Storey Publishing

The best-selling authors of One-Yard Wonders are back with another all-new amazing collection of 101 sewing projects. Responding to the increasingly diverse range of fabric weights and types now available, Fabricby-Fabric One-Yard Wonders is organized by fabric type. From home dec to knits, wool to flannels, corduroy to cottons, these patterns show how to make the most of each fabric’s unique characteristics.

The Knitter’s Life List: To Do, To Know, To Explore, To Make

Author: Gwen Steege
Publisher: Storey Books

Knit a traditional gansey sweater with indigo yarn. Tour a spinning mill. Discover five ways to cast on for socks. Use steeking to make a tube into a cardigan. The Knitter’s Life List is a richly illustrated compilation of more than 1000 experiences and adventures that knitters won’t want to miss. You’ll find unusual yarns to work with, classic techniques to master, time-honored patterns to try, innovative designers to know about, museums around the world to see, books to read, festivals and retreats to visit, and much more. Check off each item as you complete it, and move on to the next; you’ll find more than enough knitting adventures to fill a lifetime!

ReSew: Turn Thrift-Store Finds into Fabulous Designs

Author: Jenny Wilding Cardon
Publisher: Martingale & Co.

Yearning for a unique look–yet shopping on a shoestring? Learn fashion designer Jenny Wilding Cardon’s secrets for finding the creative possibilities in cast-offs! With a snip here and a tuck there, you can turn common thrift-store items–such as sweaters, curtains, and jeans–into sassy, stylish originals.

* Turn secondhand basics into first-rate fashions with over 20 beginner-friendly projects.
* Make chic tops, skirts, dresses, purses, scarves, bags, and hats–plus a rug, simple quilt, and more.
* View before and after pictures that illustrate the potential of your thrift-store finds.

Cake Ladies: Celebrating a Southern Tradition

Author: Jodi Rhoden
Publisher: Lark Crafts

In the south, cake ladies are the ones with the skills and heart to bring a little sweetness to life’s big moments–potlucks, christenings, weddings, funerals–and their communities treasure and depend upon them. Modern-day cake lady Jodi Rhoden shines a spotlight on this great tradition with profiles of 15 diverse southeastern women who wear the term with pride. Each profile features a bite of that woman’s “life in cake,” and includes luscious photos along with at least one signature cake recipe, from classic Vanilla Almond Pound and Hummingbird cakes to Mississippi Mud Cake and Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes.

A to Z of Sewing: The Ultimate Guide for Beginning to Advanced Sewing

Author: Kathleen Barac
Publisher: That Patchwork Place

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned sewer, this comprehensive book is a must. Filled with detailed instructions, A to Z of Sewing is an indispensable reference book for readers who wish to develop their skills and give each project a professional finish.

* Features a gold mine of more than 180 sewing techniques, all meticulously demonstrated.
* Includes clear step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow instructions.
* Contains all you need to know about sewing machine basics, equipment and supplies, working with patterns and fabrics, and troubleshooting.

Stitch Magic: A Compendium of Sewing Techniques for Sculpting Fabric Into Exciting New Forms

Author: Alison Reid
Publisher: STC Craft/A Melanie Falick Book

In Stitch Magic, fashion and textile expert Alison Reid teaches sewers how to manipulate and sculpt fabric by using such techniques as folding, cutting, pleating, tucking, gathering, and stitching, creating entirely new surfaces and textures in the process. The resulting fabrics, which look sophisticated and complex but are actually relatively simple and inexpensive to produce, can be used for entire textiles, such as cushions or blinds, or to create fashion accessories or embellishments.

Linen & Lace: Simple-to-Sew Homestyle Charm Using New and Vintage Lace (US Winners Only)

Author: Chantal Sabatier
Publisher: F + W Media

This title includes 24 hearfelt, handmade sewing projects that combine new and vintage linen and lace with stunning results. New home sewn projects are very fresh and modern, from gifts for children and friends, to chic additions to your home or closet. Experienced crafters will be inspired by the mix of practical and decorative projects, while beginners will be able to finish simple projects in an evening or weekend with spectacular results.

Marie Osmond’s Heartfelt Giving: Sew and Quilt for Family and Friends

Author: Marie Osmond
Publisher: Martingale & Co.

Enjoy the fun of quiltmaking in the delightful company of Marie Osmond!

Marie learned to sew at an early age, as you’ll see in a rare look at some of her favorite childhood photos. She continues to share her love of quilting and sewing by making treasured gifts for family and friends.

You’ll find exquisite photos and step-by-step instructions for more than 20 projects, including her “Paper Roses” quilt, bags, aprons, and gifts for babies, teens, friends, and even pets.

Oliver + S Little Things to Sew: 20 Classic Accessories and Toys for Children

Author: Liesl Gibson
Publisher: STC Craft/A Melanie Falick Book

Home sewers love to dress the children in their lives in garments they have hand-crafted. No one understands this better than Liesl Gibson, who is both a mom and the founder of Oliver + S, a sewing pattern company known for its contemporary yet classically sensible kids’ designs, its precise, easy-to-follow instructions, and its charming paper doll-inspired packaging. In Oliver + S Little Things to Sew, you’ll find 20 accessories for children, such as a hat with bear ears, scarf, vest, tutu, art smock, backpack, and quilt–all impeccably photographed by Laurie Frankel. The book includes two full-size pattern sheets and, as an added bonus, two cardstock paper dolls that can be dressed with “clothing” cut from the book’s jacket–a little something extra to keep young ones occupied while grownups stitch new items for their wardrobes!

I Am Cute Dresses: 25 Simple Designs to Sew

Author: Sato Watanabe
Publisher: Interweave Books

Start sewing simple and adorable dresses that you’ll love to wear. You don’t need complicated patterns to make these 25 easy, loose, and effortlessly stylish garments. Each of these dresses is designed from basic, simple shapes that require no difficult or advanced tailoring, and will be flattering on everyone. You just need the basic template for each dress, and then you can adjust the width using an included formula, and length by simply raising or dropping the hemline. These easy-to-sew and easy-to-fit cute dresses will quickly become staples in your wardrobe.

Schnibbles Times Two Quilts from 5″ or 10″ Squares

Author: Carrie Nelson
Publisher: Martingale & Co.

What’s a schnibble? A little bit or leftover–as in those fabric bits you’re ready to use up!

What could be more fun than a small quilt from 5″ charm squares? A large one just like it from 10″ Layer Cake squares! Enjoy 12 pairs of beautiful quilts, with a large and small quilt in each design, from the creative mind behind Miss Rosie’s Quilt Company. Each quilt includes a materials and cutting list, and the assembly directions are the same for both quilts in each set. Learn from Moda’s go-to gal for quilt designs. This author knows her stuff!