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Mega crop giveaway X Kirstie’s Handmade Fair

Mega crop giveaway X Kirstie’s Handmade Fair

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Elle Harris

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  • Sneak peek of my @mccallpatternuk dress for the @eveappeal Sip and Sew initiative. I'm working with ALL THE tricky fabrics but bullied them into submission. Also thanks to the lovely Brenda of @vlieseline_uk I did away with stay stitching the neckline of my liquid satin (it usually distorts it) and used some of their staystitch interfacing! Worked an absolute treat... I'm 100% converted! Where can I get a whole roll guys? @vlieseline_uk 😍.
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#garmentsewing #memade #couturesewing #sipandsew #imakethings #sewingwithlace #vlieseline_uk #vlieseline #v1428
  • For those of you who missed the sarcastic undertones in my last last, I DID NOT make that beautiful seahorse. That was all @englishtailoress work. I did however learn to how to lace up the frame and the fundamentals of tambour beading ❀️ @englishtailoress has a 3 day course running in London to learn how to create the seahorse. Anyone want to put me up? πŸ˜‚.
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Apart from my tambour beading investment I made two sensible purchases that I needed. Some exquisitely heavy corduroy from @hollandandsherryapparel of Seville row and some green jersey (rach got the blue version) for a seasonal cardigan from @doughtysonline .
Loved seeing so many people over the weekend. ❀️
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@thegbsblive #tambourembroidery #hollandandsherry
  • Today I've been learning tambour beading with the super talented @englishtailoress. Obviously this is what I made in 2 hours..... πŸ˜¬πŸ˜‚.
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Maybe my dream of a tambour beaded wedding dress are just dreams...
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#gbsb @thegbsblive #tambourembroidery
  • You go to a sewing event and you end up only buying socks for your partner ... well, they are his favorite socks πŸ˜‚ first selfless sewing spend I think I've ever had!
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@thegbsblive @community_clothing #communityclothing
  • #lovesewingcoverstar @lovesewingmag
  • Doing the thing. Arriving super late today but I'm staying over tonight so I'll see you all Saturday! Anyone fancy meeting up for a hug before we all leave tomorrow? Thinking maybe at @thefoldline (stand F8) as it's near the entrance/exit. Nothing that gets in the way of workshops/shopping. Maybe around 4? Anyone up for it?
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@thegbsblive #greatbritishsewingbee
  • Ed got me a little 'work desk' treat ❀️ Don't forget my mega haul crafting giveaway of awesome closes at 9pm tonight so get over to the blog and join in! You may win a prize package of 12 amazing items from @toft_uk, @sewmesomething, @thesewingcafeuk, @folkit.co, @faitparmoi, @hawthornhandmade, @jazzy_lapin, @eggnogguk, @custardandrhubarbemily, @belleandboo + @theartycraftyplace .
Details on the blog. Link in profile. Xxxx
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#sewpositivitygiveaway #sewcialists #sewing #craft #handmadefair #kirstieshandmadefair #toft #toftuk #sewmesomething #jazzymenagerie #blockprinting
  • Win big! My massive craft competition is still open and in the haul you'll find this beauty! @sewmesomething amazing season appropriate Bianca coat!.
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Head over to my blog to find out more!.
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#sewmesomething #biancacoat #sewcialists #sewing #crafthaul #sewinggiveaway
  • I've had a few handmade holidays, but this dress was definitely my favorite. 2 years ago when I went to Ny/Fl I needed a dress for the Halloween πŸ‘» horror nights that I wouldn't get told I could not wear.... (no costumes) but was costume enough to be Halloween. I decided to try a neon sugar skull reversible @byhandlondon Anna dress! It worked perfectly. I wore the blue side to sneak in and then did a switch-a-roo in the toilets before heading out into the fright fest. Got SO MANY compliments about that dress that the tactical lining was worth every hand stitch.
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@houseofpinheiro #sewphotohop @schnittchenpatterns #annadress #byhandlondon #sugarskull #ilovehalloween #memadeeveryday #reversabledress
Mega crop giveaway X Kirstie’s Handmade Fair

 

It seems a very long time ago since I visited Ragley Hall’s Handmade fair, and won a bottle of Toffee vodka for being part of Sunday’s best dressed, met Patrick Grant in the VIP tent and gave off stalker vibes to Mr X Stitch.Β  Needless to say the Vodka is now history, but the memory lives on as does the memories of hanging out with some awesome people.

 

 

What also lives on is the Mega collection of merchandise I managed to swag to do you guys a bumper crop giveaway! admittedly it was designated for right after the event, but with one thing and another it has been an odd year and now is the only goodΒ opportunity I have had to share the wealth….. that or really I have been holding onto it all hoping it can all be mine!

 

I don’t want to over excite you all BUT LOOK AT ALL THE PRETTY THINGS! I thought it would be appropriate to introduce each company who kindly provided some goodies so let’s start do this alphabetically so no one can acuse me of having favorites…..

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I know right. YOU NEED IT ALL!!! That is exactly what the winner will get. Everything in the picture. So how do you enter this giveaway? Well as it’s such a biggy I thought I’d offer a few ways of being entered into the priza draw. Please follow the below instructions as these are mandatory to be entered and is classed as one vote.

 

  1. Have a read of this post and leave a comment (please include your Instagram name in the comments . I’ve done an example below) about the giveaway. You could say which is your favorite prize etc.
  2. Head over to my Instagram. Find the picture of the giveaway collection. Follow the instructions on the post. (like, follow and tag someone in the comments who might like to win)

There are some extra ways of getting some entries into the hat buy doing the following. These are not mandatory, but will give you another entry into the giveaway.

  1. As the Handmade fair is on right now, visit any of the companies who have gifted an item (Toft, The Sewing Cafe, Block Craft, Jazzy menagerie, Hawthorne Handmade, Eggnogg or Folkit), take a photo on thier stand during the weekend and post it on your instagram using the hashtag #SewPositivityGiveaway. Be sure to tag the company in the picture too so they know we love them. The more photo’s of unique companies the more entries!
  2. For those of you not attending you can get an extra entry by snapping a photo of yourself with one of the giveaway companies merchandise (maybe you have a Sew me something pattern to show off) and post the photo on Instagram using the #SewPositivityGiveaway, again tagging myself and the company. The more photo’s of unique companies, the more entries you get into the compertion.

You can also repost the Giveaway picture that is on my instagram feed for ANOTHER entry into the Giveaway making sure you need to tag me and use the hash tag #SewPositivityGiveaway

The last way of getting an extra entry is to head over to my New Facebook Page and give me a follow on there. (Let me know you’ve done that either in the comment below or on instagram). That’s my Facebook PAGE, not my personal profile.

If you count it all up that give everyone the chance to have up to 15 entires into this mega prize giveaway. If you have any questions please read the FAQ’s below and then if you still have a issue, leave a comment.

Rules and FAQ’s.

BECAUSE OF INSTAGRAMS SHADOW BANNING ISSUE, IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU NOW FOLLOW MY ACCOUNT SO YOU CAN SEE MY POSTS. BE SURE TO TAG ME AS WELL AS USING THE HASHTAG SO YOU ARE VISIBLE TO ME AND GET ENTERED THE APPORIATE AMOUNT OF TIMES INTO THE GIVEAWAY.

competition opens from now until 9pm uk time Tuesday 19th September 2017. Winner will be annonced over my stories/Instagram feed so be sure to follow my account for updates.

Open to Mainland Uk postal addresses only. Those who live abroud but have valid non PO BOX postcodes can still enter. Prizes will be send by myself to my own cost, and all care will be given to have them arrive safely but I am not resposable for lost, damaged or delayed prizes.

No accounts soley used for giveaways will be entered.

If the winner does not respond, or provide a valid address with in 5 working days the prize will be forfitted.

Winner’s instagram must be Public between the start of the giveaway and 22nd September 2017. Private accounts will not be entered.

Only those who have followed the Mandatory steps of commenting on this post, leaving thier instagram name, and followed my instagram picture’s instructions will be entered into the giveaway.

Extra entires can be gained by following the steps above, but you must have completed the mandatory steps first.

If you visited the handmade fair and did’nt get a photo of the stand/merchandise/or staff you can post pictures of merchandise from the show. Only unique photos will counted as unique entries. Be sure to tag myself, the company and use the hashtag #SewPositivityGiveaway

Due to Instagrams constantly changing userface, I can not be held responsible for issues such as shadow banning and advise you to follow my account and use different hashtags between your photo entries.

Instagram is in no way affliated with this giveaway.

All effort has been made to make sure that information is correct at the time of posting this compertion, but I can not be held responisble for companies not being at the show or other circumstances out of my control.

The prize has no monatory value, and can not be swapped or changed by the winner. Although every care has been take to represent the prize in fairness, slight variations or changes to the prize may occur at the companies discretion.

Prize will be drawn using an electronic name generator, where duplicate entries will be given a unique number to make it fair. Eg. Elle Harris would become Elle Harris2, Elle Harris3 and so on.

Incase you are struggling to open any of the links, please find a list of the websites below. Go Explore!

www.thesewingcafe.co.uk

www.thetoftalpacashop.co.uk

www.custardandrhubarb.uk

www.batandwolf.com

www.Belleandboo.com

www.theartycraftyplace.co.uk

www.sewmesomething.co.uk

www.facebook.com/JazzyMenagerie

www.hawthornhandmade.com

www.folkit.co

www.faitparmoiuk.com

www.eggnogg.co.uk

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39 Comments
  • Simona says:

    hey! that is a monster of a bumper pack to win! please pick me! really hard to decide which of the items i like best. I think the pineapple printing kit is just ahead of the lot.
    my instagram handle is @draculashbv

  • Elle@sewpositivity says:

    Comment example: Wow! what a massive giveaway. I love dinosaurs so the necklace is my fav. Instagram: SewPositivity. Thanks!

  • Eee look it’s me!! Love this picture!
    My favourite bits are the jazzy menagerie necklace AND the sew me something coat 😍
    Insta is roodoes_runique

  • Charlotte says:

    Oh my goodness, so many gorgeous things in this giveaway – Lola would probably steal it all so if I won I would have to hide tbe dinosaur neckless!
    – @charlotteforcer

  • Romy says:

    This is such a good giveaway! I’d love the crochet octopus for my friend who did marine biology (although I’d have to learn to crochet first!) but all the prizes are fab. My instagram is @romy.kate

  • Wow, what an amazing giveaway! 😊
    My IG name is @Madscouser

  • Chrissie says:

    Giveaway sounds awesome. Love all the pug prizes 😍 @citrus_sharp

  • Laura winfield says:

    It’s an amazing bundle to which I’d love to win ☺️ I love it all because it’s a little bit of everything but I think the bumble bee broach is my fave πŸ’• Fingers are crossed, Instagram @_dugi_pics

  • Steph Walker says:

    I would loooove to win this bundle, it would definitely cheer me up right now, plus the winner is being drawn on my birthday! I’d have to share it with my friend @thecrochetwhippet though so she could make that gorgeous octopus! (My IG name
    Is @stitchitmama πŸ˜‰

  • Annie says:

    Ooh so many lovely things! Just love that pug bag. One day I’ll have a cutie pug to keep my Yorkshire terrier company 😁🐢 Instagram: ScavengerAnnie

  • Rachel says:

    I’d love to win this amazing bundle! I particularly love the Toft Octopus (their yarn is just so gorgeous) but as I can’t crochet I think I’ll need to give that as a gift to one of my talented friends and hint very strongly! My Instagram name is @rachelalmost.

  • Tracey Nixson says:

    πŸ˜ƒI really need a disco Dino pendant – I didn’t know this until I saw it on your blog 😍

  • Sairz_sews says:

    There are so many awesome things in here! I especially love the amirigumi octopus and the triceratops necklace, but it’s all fantastic and I’d love to win!!! @sairz_sews

  • Anita says:

    Wow. Who wouldn’t want to win one item let alone them all. My favourite is probably the octopus as my grandson would love that. I’m anitabulb on Instagram.

  • Natalie says:

    Oh my gosh… so many gorgeous things! it’s hard to say which item is my fav! I’d probably have to say the Toft mini Octopus crochet kit- It is sooooo adorable! Would make the perfect handmade gift for my friends little one whose birthday is just around the corner. I also love anything pug! So the tote and mirror are just amazing. My IG- @natjadeb xxx

  • How exciting! I’m so sad I’m not going… Hope you have an amazing time. I love that likkle octopus πŸ™ xx instagram: emmaandhermachine

  • Ellen Granahan says:

    what an amazing bundle of goodies! 😍 i especially love the dino necklace, the bee brooch kit and the crochet octopus kit! good luck to everyone! (insta: ellengranahan)

  • Gemma Daly says:

    This prize is awesome!!! Got my fingers tightly crossed πŸ€žπŸ»πŸ˜€ @thedalythread

  • Maria Doylemediaro says:

    Wowsers! In it to win it – the crafting prizes are amazing but I’m going to admit – disco dinosaur – 😍😍😍
    I’m maria – instagram is Stitchy.stitchy

  • Joanna Pownall says:

    Wow-what an interesting and exciting mixture of stuff! I love the lamp kit and the coat pattern. Instagram @smudgesnow. Thank you and good luck everybody

  • Kgale Glynn says:

    Feeling all of the crafty feels as I NEED it ALL!!!!!πŸ˜‚ What an amazing giveaway. The Fait par Moi lampshade would look awesome in the our baby to be (sounds odd!)’s nursery. Plus the Pom Pom ribbon from The Sewing Cafe is exactly the right shade of pink for my bunting project for her room!! My Insta name is kmc_g.

  • Tanya Bennett says:

    Thank you for putting on an awesome giveaway! All the prizes look awesome! Good luck everyone! instagram = tanyasan_and_olliebear

  • Well I was going to comment on how marvellous the giveaway prize is and how much I like the Sew Me Something pattern, but Mini Archie has spotted the pompom trim and is now screeching in my ear that that’s the best part of the prize *sighs* Thanks for the chance to win it all! (IG name Archiewonderdog)

  • Lora says:

    Wow! This is amazing!! I love it all! But those pugs!!!!! 😍😍 Thanks for arranging this! 😊 @littlemrssewandsew

  • Erin says:

    I like the Dino necklace and the Toft Octopus- so sweet! If I won, I would give the pug bag to my brother as he loves pugs & my friend & I would have lots of crafty Saturdays! My instagram is @garrieunicorn

  • Sophie says:

    What an amazing prize!! I was there today and saw all these amazing stalls and over spent my budget that i sent but wish i could hsve brought something from everyone there the skills, knowledge and creativity is overwhelming. I would love to try and make a coat (once in my life!) But everything in the prize is something i was to try block printing, needle felting, crochet too much excitement 😁😁 @snoopsob33

    • Sophie says:

      Sorry my spelling is atrocious too excited by all the loveliness! Good luck all 😍😍

  • Natalie says:

    Oh my goodness what a fab prize pot. Thankyou to all the companies and you Elle for bearing to part with it! Love it all but particularly the belle and boo book, think there would be some good makes for the little people in my life in it. Heading over to Facebook now to see you’re new page and I’m @sewmuchtolearn on Instagram. Natalie

  • Suzi Azor says:

    Amazing prize, my favourite item is the Jazzy Menagerie Dino necklace as I was admiring them at the handmade fair. My Instagram is @suzifloozie and I’ve followed on Facebook too! Fingers crossed!

  • Sue Young says:

    So many things, I’d really like the Sew Me Something coat pattern. Thanks Elle! I’m Susan Young Sewing on IG

  • Naomi Sews says:

    What an amazing set of prizes! I’ll always have a soft spot for fabric and those ones look super cute, but I think my fave has to be the octopus!
    My instagram name is naomisewsnews

  • Naomi Sews says:

    Oh, I’ve also followed on facebook!

  • Katy M says:

    I definitely definitely need this 😍 I have a disco dinosaur brooch that I bought at last year’s fair and he needs a necklace buddy!

  • Thanks for the giveaway, I like the look of the lampshade kit but also the Toft crochet octopus as I have yet to crack crocheting in 3D so that could be the push I need! kestrelmakes on Instagram

  • Leanna Gurniak says:

    That is a sublime lot of goodies! I’m going to have to go with the Hawthorn Handmade bee broach felting kit as my favourite item. I’m a big advocate for encouraging people to think about the declining bee population. We would be lost without them! Instgram name is: petite_alouette
    ps: following on Facebook!

  • Rachel says:

    Great competition- so many lovely things. Think the disco dinosaur just pips the liberty lamp kit to be top for me! @rachelpen1 is my insta name πŸ™‚ thanks

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  • Sneak peek of my @mccallpatternuk dress for the @eveappeal Sip and Sew initiative. I'm working with ALL THE tricky fabrics but bullied them into submission. Also thanks to the lovely Brenda of @vlieseline_uk I did away with stay stitching the neckline of my liquid satin (it usually distorts it) and used some of their staystitch interfacing! Worked an absolute treat... I'm 100% converted! Where can I get a whole roll guys? @vlieseline_uk 😍.
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#garmentsewing #memade #couturesewing #sipandsew #imakethings #sewingwithlace #vlieseline_uk #vlieseline #v1428
  • For those of you who missed the sarcastic undertones in my last last, I DID NOT make that beautiful seahorse. That was all @englishtailoress work. I did however learn to how to lace up the frame and the fundamentals of tambour beading ❀️ @englishtailoress has a 3 day course running in London to learn how to create the seahorse. Anyone want to put me up? πŸ˜‚.
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Apart from my tambour beading investment I made two sensible purchases that I needed. Some exquisitely heavy corduroy from @hollandandsherryapparel of Seville row and some green jersey (rach got the blue version) for a seasonal cardigan from @doughtysonline .
Loved seeing so many people over the weekend. ❀️
.
@thegbsblive #tambourembroidery #hollandandsherry
  • Today I've been learning tambour beading with the super talented @englishtailoress. Obviously this is what I made in 2 hours..... πŸ˜¬πŸ˜‚.
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Maybe my dream of a tambour beaded wedding dress are just dreams...
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#gbsb @thegbsblive #tambourembroidery
  • You go to a sewing event and you end up only buying socks for your partner ... well, they are his favorite socks πŸ˜‚ first selfless sewing spend I think I've ever had!
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@thegbsblive @community_clothing #communityclothing
  • #lovesewingcoverstar @lovesewingmag
  • Doing the thing. Arriving super late today but I'm staying over tonight so I'll see you all Saturday! Anyone fancy meeting up for a hug before we all leave tomorrow? Thinking maybe at @thefoldline (stand F8) as it's near the entrance/exit. Nothing that gets in the way of workshops/shopping. Maybe around 4? Anyone up for it?
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@thegbsblive #greatbritishsewingbee
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