Winners Announced!

Thank you everyone for taking the time to follow along the blog tour and for entering the sew along and giveaways!

I’ve been updating the winner’s list for each of the ten smaller giveaways here. I’ve reposted them below so you don’t need to go hunting around:

Gracious Threads: Anne J.
Jalie Patterns: Heather W. H.
Thread Theory: Sarah S.
Audrey & Tiffany: Kirsten N.
E+M Patterns: Elena W.
Victory Patterns: Fenna O.
FABulous Home Sewn: Shelley C.
Filles a Maman: Meri B.
Closet Case Files: Sarah C.
Elegance & Elephants: Heather F.


But I know you’re wondering… Who won the Grand Prize sew along???


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I used to choose the winner as you can see above. It was entry #18! Congrats to Sara of Made by Sara!!!

Sara has won:
Secret Garden and Holly PDF patterns by Audrey & Tiffany; 2 PDF patterns of choice from Closet Case Files; 1 PDF pattern of choice from E&E Patterns; 2 PDF patterns of choice from E+M Patterns; 2 PDF patterns of choice from FABulous Home Sewn; 1 PDF pattern of choice from Filles a Maman; 1 PDF pattern of choice from Gracious Threads; 3 PDF patterns of choice from Jalie; The Parkland Wardrobe Builder tissue patterns (3 patterns) from Thread Theory; 3 PDF patterns of choice from Victory Patterns;  35$ e-gift card from Simplifi Fabrics; $50 e-gift card from L’Oiseau Fabrics; 1 PDF pattern of choice from Serger Pepper.

You can check out all the entries here if you missed them: Link up entries

So what about the Second Prize winner??

The winner of the Second Prize was Dana B. Congrats Dana!!

Dana has won:

$25 e-gift card from Simplifi Fabrics; $25 e-gift card from L’Oiseau Fabrics; $25 e-gift card to; 1 PDF pattern of choice from Serger Pepper.

Congrats to all the winners! Thank you so much to everyone for participating and following along with the tour! It has been lots of fun, and I learned lots of new things about some of my favourite designers and the beautiful places that they live. Can’t wait to do it again next year!

What Canadian designers should I interview next year, and is there anything different that you would ask them? Let me know in the comments!

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Canadian Pattern Designer blog tour: List of Canadian pattern designers

I want to give a big shout out and say a huge Thank You to all the designers who took part in Canadian Pattern Designer blog tour! It was fun and I really enjoyed learning more about each of them.

However, they are definitely not the only the Canadian pattern designers out there. So without further ado, below is a list Canadian pattern designers who design clothing, accessory and toy sewing patterns. If there is anyone I missed please let me know in the comments or email me!

Click on the picture below to open the PDF file. **July 5, 2015: The PDF has been updated. New designer added!**

Designer Name


A Accessories

B Boys





W Women



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Canadian Pattern Designer blog tour: What I’ve Made

Ok, so originally my goal was to make one pattern from each of the designers on the tour. But then hubby lost his job and I needed to work full-time for a few months so I barely had a chance to sew (especially since on my days off, Miss V would be sooooo clingy). I went back to working part-time at the beginning of June so I’ve had a bit more free time, but working on this tour took up a lot of my me time so I didn’t have a chance to sew too much.

I did however, manage to sew up the Starfish shorts from Gracious Threads.


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Tour Stops: Sew Far North and AmandaRose


First up we have AmandaRose with a cute Ponderosa dress:




I love how she played around with the pattern and got her daughter involved with designing the dress! Go check it out here.

Here are the other stops on the E&E tour:

June 25: Sprouting JubeJube – June 27: Mae & K

And don’t forget to read the interview and enter the giveaway here! There’s a discount code too good until tomorrow night, so you don’t want to miss out on that either!

Today is also the last stop on the Closet Case Files tour! Check out the pretty Nettie that Patricia of Sew Far North made:






She did an amazing job! Go read her post 🙂

Did you miss one of the other reviews? Here they are below:

Gloria June  –  Rebel & Malice

Since it’s the last day of the Closet Case Files tour you don’t want to miss out on entering the giveaway!