Sale and Giveaway at the shop!

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It’s true!

Save 15% at the shop on Tsuru from Cloud9, Robotic from Birch, fluffy organic sherpa, terry, terry velour, french terry and fleece, vintage spools, and any other goodies you might find there. Just enter SUMMERTIME at checkout for your 15% discount. Sale ends Sunday, August 11th. Don’t be late!

Wait, didn’t someone say something about a giveaway?

Yep! Read on…

Patsycake Baby is having an ultra, super-sized, multi-vendor giveaway and worthygoods textile is offering a yard of organic cotton fleece as part of the bundle. Want to enter to win a slew of goodies? Head on over to her facebook page to throw your hat into the ring.

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Yeah, I love that hat, too.

Find it and others like it at my handmade shop, worthygoods.

Next stop on the Mirror Ball Blog Hop | And the winner is…

All aboard!

For the next stop on the Mirror Ball Blog Hop.

But first, the winner for my hop giveaway.
And the winner is...
Jenn!

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Congratulations, Jenn! 
Be in touch with your 5 Mirror Ball Dot colors 
& ship-to address, I'll take care of the rest.

Who’s up next?

Nanette Zeller!

Holy carp. Not only does Nanette’s project involve a reference to that earliest of 80’s Dr Demento’s radio show, Fish Heads but there are actual 3D fish involved. My late 80’s teen is reveling in all the weirdo-glory. Nanette isn’t full of it, {this fiber artist is the real deal} but her fish sure are. Swim on over and enter Nanette’s giveaway!

You’re just going to have to find out the rest for yourself here.

You’ll be humming Fish Heads all the while…

 

June 02:  Nanette Zeller – www.NanetteSewZ.com
June 09:  Mark Hordyszynski – Close of the MBD Blog Hop / More MBD Inspiration / Judging for Blog Hop Winner

 

Mirror Ball Hop contest & giveaway tomorrow | Fairfield World Coupon

Today’s the last day, folks.

I’m picking the winner tomorrow!

Mirror Ball Blog Hop

The winner gets to pick 5 of these fab Mirror Ball Dot fabrics and get a color swatch card to boot. See my Mirror Ball Dot contest entry and leave a comment for  a chance at winning. There are only about 16 entrants so far, so the odds are in your favor. Before you go, throw your hat in the ring!Michael Miller Mirror Ball Dot fabric by Mark Hordyszynski

What’s this?

Fairfield World has generously offered 20% off everything in their shop to us Mirror Ball Dot Blog Hop-pers. That’s you, too! Take a peek at FairfieldWorld.com has in store, {right now orders over $100 ship free} don’t forget this coupon code, MHFD13M.

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Who’s up next?

Tomorrow the Mirror Ball Blog Hop is bouncing to fiber artist Nanette Zeller. Nanette has a long history with the our blog host and Mirror Ball dot designer, Mark Hordyszynski. Working on projects in a book of his as far back as 2007. Read more about her here and get a sneak peek at the fabrics she’s chosen for project and her big blog hop reveal tomorrow!

Did you enter?

Good luck!

So, what’s up with this whole Mirror Ball Dot passion/frenzy? Read about my stash, my three degrees of separation from Mark and the man behind the mirror{ball dot}.

Ab Fab Mirror Ball Blog Hop Giveaway & Contest. Comment to win!

Welcome to my stop on the

Mirror Ball Blog Hop

Can I get you a cup of tea while I warm mine up?

Sugar or milk?

Get cozy because I’m excited to share my challenge project {and process} with you. Just be sure to leave a comment on this post to enter to win the giveaway of 5 Mirror Ball Dot FQ’s & a Mirror Ball Dot color swatch card. {jealous} Challenge? Yes! These are our hop parameters; select 4 fat quarters of the new Mirror Ball Dot collection and 3 quarter yards of Cotton Couture. Next? Well, get to work! Get your crafty Mirror Ball Dot make on.

And we did, folks.

Thankfully this wasn’t just limited to quilters, ’cause you know I’d be out of the running. So when I saw we had full permission to work 3D, I had to throw my hat in the ring. Ahem. Ab Fab‘s bold intro inspired my color choices, neon shades of Citron, Clementine and Citrus accented by cool turquoise-y Luna and Lagoon. Here’s how it went down.

First I tore it all apart.

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Then I pieced it back together.

Strip by strip.

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Fusing the layered and frayed strips together with a nice heavyweight interfacing. Leaving the raw, feathery edges free as contrast to the crisp, chic shimmery dots. This shimmery dot fabric has an amazing feel, and the pearlescent dots give it a bit more structure than traditional quilting cotton. When finished, it retains a crisp look, with body and resiliency that resists all sorts of handling and wear. Plus, it’s got a little flash and who among us doesn’t have a bit of seagull in them?

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At this point, I was already head over heels with this bright, summery, circus tent look. But I heard Tim Gunn whispering in my ear, “Make it work!” Get a move on, girl. This dreamy Saturday morning isn’t going to last forever.

So I stitched and I stitched and I stitched.

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And now I’m in love.

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The best part?

I get to wear it.

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You know what? Patsy might even love this hat. If not, Eddie would sport it in some ungainly manner, much like myself. But it’s not about how you look, it’s how you feel.

Eddie: What do you see when you look in the mirror, darling?
Patsy: Me looking fabulous. What do you see?

Think you’d like to give it a try?

This hat was made with my Over the Top Sun Hat pattern, it’s an instant PDF download via my handmade shop. The fabulous Mirror Ball Dot fabrics can be found where Michael Miller Fabrics are sold, the Fat Quarter Shop looks pretty stocked. Just rip up the fabrics in 2 dot widths, 1″ wide, layer and fuse to create one fabulous hat. Got questions? Just ask. And if you make one, please, let me know.

Before you go, don’t forget to leave a comment!

You’ll be entered to win your very own fat quarter bundle of shimmery dotted goodness and a color swatch card, to boot! I’ll be drawing the winner {randomly} next Sunday, 6/2. {good luck}

Organic Sewing Inspiration Boards & Contest Winner

Organic Sewing Ideas

Get inspired with these Pinterest sewing entries by worthygoods textile readers:

     

And two blog entries by Amanthus (thank you!) and Nikki. Read on:

And now the winner…

Congratulations, Amanthus*!

*Please email me at worthygoodstextile (at) gmail.com with your ship-to address.

And as a special thank you to all the contest entrants, please use coupon code THANKSFORSEWINGGREEN at the shop to save yourself 15% off your entire order this week {discount does not apply to wholesale 20% off 10 Yard Bolts}. Coupon code becomes inactive Monday, October 22.