Monday, December 3, 2012

Giveaway Day!

It's giveaway day at Sew Mama Sew!
I'm happy to be giving away a copy of my
Library Tote Pattern. 
This tote has been my go-to teacher gift for years -- 
here's my progress on a new one:
As you can see, this bag works with lots of different colors and patterns!
Simply leave a comment for a chance to win!
(the pattern is also available here --
if you purchase it but then win it,
I'd be happy to issue a refund!)

173 comments:

  1. I love this pattern! Thanks for the chance to win it :)

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  2. Cool! My mom would love a bag like this for her weekly trips to the library. Thanks for the chance!

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  3. I am a teacher! Love that bag!

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  4. Perfect tote for all of my quilt books :)

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  5. Great bag for all book lovers;) Thanks for a chance to win!

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  6. I love this tote! I'd love to win a copy of your pattern!

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  7. Beautiful tote.Thanks for the chnace!!

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  8. this is a great tote - thanks for the chance to win the pattern!

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  9. You are very creative! And this tote is really COOL! Thanks for the chance to win.
    Mary Malone

    mary and russ at wi dot rr dot com

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  10. It is a cute bag. I always like it when I see it on your blog.

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  11. I love the bag!
    My family and friends are big reader.
    What a great christmas gift it would be!

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  12. Oh wow! This pattern has been on my "want" list for some time now. Crossing my fingers :)

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  13. I am a librarian, so how could I not love this?! Thank you for a chance!!

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  14. I love quilting and love reading and I am also a teacher... The perfect prize for me :-)

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  15. I love this pattern! I'm pretty sure that I followed it to your blog in the first place and then became a follower. Thanks!

    Sarah

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  16. Love the bag, Michelle! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  17. I love this tote and would make one for the new teacher who moved in next door.

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  18. I'd love to win this - thanks for hosting a giveaway!

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  19. Cute! Would make a great teachers gift!

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  20. Love the colorways you chose! I would love to make this.
    XOXO melzie
    melzie4boyz@aol.com

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  21. What an awesome pattern! My mom is a librarian and I've love to make this for her (and another one for myself!).

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  22. Lovely pattern. Thanks for the chance.

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  23. What a great pattern!! I'd love to make this for my daughters' teachers!! Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  24. What a great pattern! My little one is just learning to read...this would be fun to make for her!

    Thanks for a chance to win!
    Julie

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  25. :)
    I am holding my breath! This would be perfect for my daughter's Christmas...She starts a new job in January as.... a Librarian!!!

    sowingstitches [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  26. I pinned this bag forever ago thinking it was super cute!

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  27. What a great tote. My kids would love that for library days!

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  28. I love this! I have a lot of friends that would love a tote like this. :)

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  29. What a fabulous pattern. I'd make one for every reader on my list.

    limor477 at aol dot com

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  30. Great pattern.Thanks for the giveaway!

    robyn(dot)geddes(at)gmail(dot)com

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  31. So cute!! I have a couple of folks who would love this bag - I must make it!

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  32. We have over a thousand books in our house - so this would be very fitting (and help organize them a bit!)

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  33. How cute! I've been thinking that we need a new library bag-we were just using a reusable shopping bag we got for free somewhere with a big corporate logo on it, but it has a tear in it. This would be a perfect replacement, and much cuter!

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  34. I would love to win this, I'm always looking for a cute bag to take to the library.

    carolinebock1 at yahoo dot com

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  35. we could use a good library tote, and this pattern looks perfect for that

    Desi
    weeshareblog@gmail.com

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  36. So cute! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  37. As a ardent supporter of my local library, and as someone who takes books with here everywhere, your tote is fantastic!

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  38. that is an adorable bag! love it!

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  39. This is super cute. I'd love to win -- thanks!

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  40. Lovely pattern would love to try some of that clever quilting/peicing stuff!

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  41. Very lovely bag :D
    I liked it :D

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  42. Love this tote design - thanks for the chance to win!

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  43. that tote would make a great gift for all the librarians I work with!

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  44. Your tote pattern looks like so much fun! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  45. Love your tote - thanks for the chance to win.

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  46. this pattern is way too cute!!!! Thanks for the giveaway

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  47. My son and his girlfriend are both studying to be teachers so this would be perfect.

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  48. I could really use this, thanks for a chance to win!

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  49. Adorable pattern! I really think I need it! It would definitely be wonderful for teacher gifts! Thanks so much for the chance to win one!

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  50. Such a great pattern! I like the colorful letters against the solid background. Thanks for the chance. transeau(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  51. I spent seven years as a school librarian, so I naturally love this pattern!! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  52. Great pattern. I can see why you like to make it as a Christmas Teacher gift... If I was your child's teacher I would be chuffed.

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  53. Great pattern! I made my sister a miniquilt similar to the bookshelf side. Thanks for the chance to win! akmajor (at) gmail (dot) com

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  54. This is so cute!! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  55. I love your library tote -- what fun to make some as gifts for the teachers I know!

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  56. I Love this tote! I have seen the book shelf in a mini quilt, but never on a bag... So cute!

    turtle tote bags (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  57. I love this tote! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  58. Awesome. I know a few teachers and librarians who could use one of these totes. I'd love a pattern. Thanks! kristie_keely(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  59. I love this bag! Thanks for this giveaway!

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  60. Great tote! Perfect for my daughter the librarian. Thanks for the give away!

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  61. Great pattern. I know lots of teachers who would be happy to get a bag like this. Thanks for your giveaway!

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  62. what a wonderful pattern. Thanks for the chance.

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  63. I love this pattern! Very cool! Thanks for a chance to win! :)

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  64. Beautiful bag! As I'm a teacher, I'm probably in dire need of a library bag (I've transported the pupils' exercise books for marking in shopping bags so far). :-)

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  65. Such a GREAT bag! Great way to use lots of fabrics and send a super message. Plus I could get all of my books back to the library in style! Thanks for joining the giveaway- so fun! I am now following your blog!

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  66. What a fun pattern! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  67. Nice tote! thanks for the chance!

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  68. Great pattern...thanks for the giveaway!

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  69. Love the pattern and I'm glad for the chance to win. You're right perfect teacher's gift. Thanks for the chance.

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  70. It's beautiful! Thanks for a chance to win.

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  71. Darling bag. I love the paper pieced letters. em_komiskey@yahoo.com

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  72. This would make great Christmas gifts! Thanks!
    peachstateme (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  73. What a fun pattern, my daughter loves the library she would love this. eatkin85(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  74. Still in love with this pattern! I have to tell you the bag you made for me has held up really well! We take it to the library just about weekly and load it up with 20+ books and movies, and it is in great shape.

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  75. I have liked this since I first saw it on your blog. I could really use one of these I do a lot of reading

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  76. Great pattern - thanks for the chance to win.

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  77. Being a librarian, I would adore this pattern! Thanks for the chance to win it!

    qwilltr@gmail.com

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  78. Awesome! As a librarian, I approve this pattern!

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  79. Love the pattern! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  80. Thank you for the chance to win! It's cute to go to the library!

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  81. thanks for the giveaway!

    radiyas(at)gmail(dot)com

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  82. Adorable, thanks for the chance to win!

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  83. I've seen this bag around, it's adorable! I will need something like this when the kids start school!

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  84. Oh this is so cute - thanks for the chance!

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  85. This is a great idea! What a wonderful companion to the books I give each year.

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  86. This is such a great pattern, thanks for the chance to win.

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  87. This is a perfect library bag! Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  88. As a volunteer librarian this is the most lovely bag I've ever seen. If I don't win I will buy!

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  89. What a cute tote. thanks for the chance to win.

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  90. Wonderful! What a darling tote.

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  91. What an awesome pattern! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  92. So cute -- love the books on the back side!!!

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  93. This is adorable! I would love to win the pattern!

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  94. Great pattern. As a teacher in a book club with the kids my fingers ae crossed.

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  95. What a great pattern!! I especially love the one you're working on. Thanks for the chance.

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  96. As an avid reader, I would love to win this. Love the pattern!

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  97. I love reading and this tote pattern would make a lovely bag to bring to the library. Thank you.

    anglanouette(at)gmail(dot)com

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  98. I'm a book lover (and work in a library!) so this would be perfect. I've never tried this kind of piecing before so it would be a nice challenge. Thanks for the chance!
    ellen(at)myerly(dot)net

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  99. As a teacher I would love this bag pattern - I love bags and I love books- it is a terrific design.
    Thanks for the chance to win such a nice prize,
    Regards from Western Canada,
    Anna

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  100. What a lovely design! Thanks for the chance to be in to win the pattern. :-)

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  101. Aren't those nice! I especially like your red and brown books.

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  102. So cute! Thank you for a chance to put my books in it!

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  103. My two kids and I love books and reading. This tote would be perfect for our Thursday library trips!

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  104. this is so cute, I think I might try and make one of these!

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  105. Oh - I love it! Happy holidays from Minnesota.

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  106. What a cute bag! Teacher gifts for sure!!
    Thanks for the chance.

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  107. This pattern would make a nice gift for a friend of mine who likes to make bags, if I don't keep it myself.

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  108. What a cute bag! Thanks for the chance to win the pattern!

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  109. So cute! I am a librarian and would love to make one of these!

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  110. Really cute. Lately I have really been drawn to this type of piecing. thanks

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  111. I have often thought of making my girls 'library bags'. Those are adorable. Much, MUCH cuter than the little reusable Target bags we use now.

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  112. I'm an English teacher, and I would love that pattern. :)

    krabillk(at)frontier(dot)com

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  113. Ah, we are just getting to the teacher gift age, and that would be perfect!

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  114. I'm such a bag lady! Perfect for on going projects, groceries or the flea market :)

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  115. I am a huge reader and I love this bag, I have ever since I first saw it. It would be a great teacher bag - bet every teacher wants to have your kids in their class!!!

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  116. So perfect for teacher gifts! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  117. Love, love , love that bag!! Thank you for a chance to win!!

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  118. Great bag - love that it's two sided.

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  119. Oh my goodness, my daughter would love this so much! She almost never goes anywhere without a book tucked under her arm or in her bag. Oh, she's 8--I see a long list of books in her future. This would be perfect for me to make for her!

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  120. I have your tote pinned on pinterest - I think it's a *great* bag! Thank you so much for the chance to win the pattern!

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  121. I love the tote bag. What a great pattern. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  122. THis is fantastic! Thanks for the chance!

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  123. How clever! I just might have to steal your idea! Thanks for the giveawy! Amy @ gasudimack(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  124. What a cute pattern! I'd love to make these for the teachers in our life.

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  125. What a cool pattern! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  126. Cute! Would love to make this for my niece.

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  127. I'm a teacher! I love it!
    mandiprout80 @ gmail dot com

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  128. Awesome pattern...& your bag is wonderful! My BFF is a Librarian
    at the Grade School...she would be thrilled if I made her a bag like this!

    Thanks for chance to win your Drawing! :)

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  129. As a teacher, I would love to have this pattern! It definitely would make for great gifts for the other teachers that I work with! :)

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  130. So fun! I love it. My kids could use new library bags... Thank you for the giveaway!

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  131. That is so cute. I'm a total library goer, so this would be perfect.

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  132. We visit the library frequently and I always have more books than I can carry.

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  133. I can see using this pattern with bold colors.
    freesignge (AT) gmail COM

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  134. Awesome book bag! I go to the library at lunch time from work.

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  135. perfect - i go to the library often, so this is awesome

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  136. Great fabric for a library tote or two.

    Dotvining@yahoo.com

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  137. Ohhh you are soo creative!! Thanks for sharing!

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  138. Such a cute tote! And its a perfect teacher gift. I would love to make one for my friend and daughter for their library bag.

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  139. Very cute bag! Thanks for a chance to win.

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  140. I really love this pattern! My daughter is going to be a librian and would love this! thanks!

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  141. I would love to win this! I'm a huge word nerd. (not huge in size, just very word nerdish.)

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  142. We are at the library weekly! We all love to read.

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  143. Love your bag pattern, and the fabric choices! Thanks for the opportunity to win your giveaway, Diana
    hrh.dmk AT gmail.com

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