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Sew Mama Sew, New Free Pattern and a Giveaway!!?!

ETA: This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Mahlicadesigns! Thank you to everyone for playing and sharing all of your pet stories with us!


We have big news today… we are thrilled to announce that we are now a Sew Mama Sew contributor!!! We can officially check another thing off our sewing bucket list!

Sew Mama Sew is an amazing community of sewers who offer free patterns, tutorials and expertise to other sewers everyday. It’s an absolute treasure trove of content and we always love seeing what their contributors come up with.

So far, our free patterns have all been focused on one of the great loves of our lives – wine. But we didn’t want you to get the impression that all we do is drink and sew. Sometimes we drink and sew with our beloved pets by our side. So our next free pattern was designed with the furry loves of our lives in mind.

Hop on over to Sew Mama Sew to read about and download our next free pattern, the Dreaming Away pet bed!

Dreaming Away promo

And because we’re in such a celebratory mood, we decided to host a giveaway. Actually, we decided to host TWO giveaways, which means you have TWO ways to win!

  1. You can enter right here on the blog by leaving us a comment about your favorite pet, past, present or future. We would love to hear more about the furry, scaly or feathery loves of your lives.
  2. You can go to our Instagram feed and follow the directions on our giveaway post.

We will choose one winner from each contest, so feel free to enter both. You can win one of two beautiful fat quarter bundles – one Morning Walk by Leah Duncan for Art Gallery Fabrics and one Brambleberry Ridge by Violet Craft for Michael Miller Fabrics – purchased at our favorite local quilt shop, Quilting Adventures.


The giveaway will be open until 6pm EST on Sunday, August 16, and we’ll contact the winners (chosen by that evening. Good luck!

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Giveaway Day!

It’s here! The Wives of Whitewood giveaway day for Purse Palooza 2014!!!! We’re so honored, and it’s so surreal to see our bags on Sara’s amazing blog today!

Purse Palooza Giveaway

We’re giving away copies of 4 of our patterns – Witchy Woman, Classic Convertible, Tuxedo Trio and Speakeasy. You can enter to win on her blog Sew Sweetness, and the giveaway is open until midnight on Friday, October 17. Good luck!

A HUGE thanks, again, to Sara for including us this year!

(And yes, we will be giving the exclamation key a vacation after the workout it just got…)


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Purse Palooza

We could not be more excited about a little announcement we have to share with you today. This year, Wives of Whitewood will be participating in Sara Lawson of Sew Sweetness’ HUGE annual sewing event – Purse Palooza 2014!!

Purse Palooza 2014

For those of you who aren’t familiar with the event, every weekday in October, Sara’s blog will feature two bag pattern reviews as well as one bag pattern giveaway – that’s 40 pattern reviews and 20 amazing giveaways – and we are so honored to be included as one of the designers in Sara’s giveaways!

We’re not sure what day our giveaway will be just yet, but we’ll be sure to let you know that morning so you’ll have time to enter. The winner of our package will receive 4 of our PDF patterns!!

In the meantime, be sure to check out Sara’s blog daily to see the gorgeous bags being sewn up and given away. Seeing them all really gets our creative juices flowing!