We want to see your costumes! Are you sewing up something fabulous this year? Add a link to share your costume(s) from this year or prior years, now through November 1; you could win one of two book prize packages! Winners will be randomly selected from all entries.
Prize Package #1:
|We Make Dolls! by Jenny Doh
Making super-cute stitched dolls is a beloved tradition, and today it’s more popular than ever! Here are some of the freshest new designs from 10 of the world’s leading dollmakers. Along with the book’s 23 projects– which feature full-size templates and include trendy plush creatures as well as sweet-faced human and animal forms– are profiles of the artists, including colorful pictures of their studios and explanations of their signature techniques.
|Return of the Stupid Sock Creatures: Evolutions, Mutations, and Other Creations by John Murphy
They’re back! John Murphy is famous for his weird and wacky sock creatures. In this follow-up to Stupid Sock Creatures, John shares the spotlight with guest designers in 20 projects that push the boundaries of stupid with crazy-cute quadrupeds, two-headed beasts, pop-eyed monsters, and more. The wide range of difficulty–from a simple one-sock monster to a four-sock extravaganza–means this book will attract all levels and types of crafter.
Prize Package #2:
|Fleece Hat Friends by Mary Rasch
Soft, warm, comfy, and durable, fleece has taken the crafting world by storm– and the hottest new trend is animal hats. Whether you’re already a fleece junkie or a first-time fleece sewer, this fun collection will have you making oh-so-cute hats in no time. Thanks to a few basic templates, the hats are easy to make. But there’s plenty of room for variety! Whether you choose an owl, kitty, dinosaur, or monster, every hat includes custom templates for unique facial features.
|Sock It to Me by Brenna Maloney
Come on over to the dark side of socks… Brenna Maloney is back with 16 all-new sock creatures to stitch – key-stealing gremlins, killer snowmen, sssslow sloths, evil clowns and more pop off the pages in this fun and colorful book. Projects range from super easy to satisfyingly complex, and you’ll learn about all the right tools, techniques, and of course, socks. Let your imagination run wild as you embellish all your beautiful beasts and make them each one-of-a-kind.
|Heart-Felt Holidays from Amanda Carestio
Celebrate– and craft –from the heart! The same team that brought you the top-selling Fa la la la Felt now offers another adorable book of fresh, easy-to-make felt decorations–this time with festive and fun holiday themes for the rest of the year. Using readily available store-bought felt sheets, crafters can have year-round enjoyment creating 40 charming projects for Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween, Mother’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and more.