Canadian Pattern Designer blog tour: Week 3 in review!

We’re closing in on the end of the tour! Just three more features left this week, and then next week is the end of the giveaway, so get to sewing and linking up what you’ve made from the featured designers’ patterns!

This week we featured interviews three different designers, E+M Patterns, Victory Patterns, and FABulous Home Sewn:


Ongoing Coupon Codes:

15% off at Victory Patterns with CANADATOUR. Valid until June 23!

25% off at Thread Theory with code CANADATOUR. Valid until July 8th.


Ongoing Giveaways:

Grand Prize Giveaway: Enter the link up here. If you’ve made *any* pattern from any of the featured designers link them up!! You have the chance to win over $300 in prizes.

Second Prize Giveaway: Go to the bottom of this post to enter the Rafflecopter. Up for grabs are gift cards from Simplifi Fabrics, L’Oiseau fabrics and Amazon and one PDF pattern of choice from Serger Pepper. Combined retail value of approx $85 CDN.

Winners of the past giveaways are displayed at the bottom of this post.


Come back tomorrow when we’ll have an interview with Filles a Maman, then later this week Closet Case Files and Elegance & Elephants!

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Sprouting JubeJube and Calm and Carrion share their projects!

Today’s the last day of the Victory Patterns mini tour, and today, Deb of Sprouting JubeJube shares the Roxanne she made:



Deb shares lots of the fun things she sews over at Sprouting JubeJube, (like these cute elves she sells around Christmas time). She’s also half of the design team for Audrey & Tiffany. Go read her full post about the Roxanne here.

It’s the last day to enter the giveaway from Victory Patterns. Go here to enter!!

We also have Alyssa of Calm and Carrion sharing the Sunburst clutch from FABulous Home Sewn:


Love that fabric! Alyssa sews a lot! She’s tests for practically every PDF pattern designer out there. 🙂 Check out the rest of the pictures of her pretty clutch here.

Go here to enter the giveaway from FABulous Home Sewn.

Another double feature! Thread Riding Hood and Create 3.5

It’s day 2 of the Victory Patterns mini tour and day 1 of the FABulous Home Sewn Tour!!

For Victory Patterns we have Sherri of Thread Riding Hood sharing her Ava:

Thread Riding Hood - Ava- Victory Patterns


Sherri has loads of tutorials! I really like the Quiet Book pages and want to try one of the tote patterns too! She also has a series of interviews with Canadian online fabric stores so if you want to immerse yourself in even more Canadianness head on over here. I can’t wait to see the rest of her Ava! I love how it coordinates with the colours of her blog 🙂 Check out the rest of the pics and the review here.
Sherri has sewn up patterns from some of the other designers here: Finlayson sweaterSecret Garden dress, Bohemian babydoll (and again here), and the Extraordinary Girl. Lots of inspiration for you to get going on your entries to the link up!

Did you miss the first stop on the Victory Patterns tour? Oh no! Here it is below, (with tomorrow’s stop too):

June 17: Swoodson Says – June 19: Sprouting JubeJube

AND we also have Meriel of Create3.5 sharing what she made from a FABulous Home Sewn pattern:

Petal purse sewn by Create 3.5

Meriel sews up lots of cute things for her cute kiddos. If you need some inspiration when sewing for your children, you should check her out. Read the rest of the post on her Petal Purses here.

These are the bloggers posting the rest of this week for FABulous Home Sewn:

June 19: Calm and Carrion – June 20: Stitches by Laura

So come back tomorrow to check them out!

Double feature! Climbing the Willow and Swoodson Says

It’s the last day of featuring E+M Patterns and the first day featuring Victory Patterns! Scroll down to see the look from today’s VIctory Patterns blogger Stephanie.

The last blogger to feature E+M Patterns for this tour is Teri of Climbing the Willow:

Climbing the WIllow - E+M Patterns, pattern no.6


I love love what Teri made, the fabric is so pretty! Teri is the designer behind the free Izzy top pattern that many many people love, it went viral in one of the pattern groups I’m in on Facebook. Teri sews beautiful clothes for her children, you should check her out! Read her full post about Shirt and Dress Pattern No. 6 here!

Here are the rest of the other stops on the E+M Patterns tour:

From-a-box – Made by Sara

Last day to win 2 PDF patterns of choice from E+M Patterns!

Go here to read the interview and enter the giveaway(There’s also a discount code!!)


Today is also the first stop on the Victory Patterns mini tour! Today we have Stephanie of Swoodson Says:

Lola Sweatshirt Dress

Doesn’t Stephanie look absolutely adorable! She’s so cute in everything she makes herself. She also sews for her children, admins a Facebook group for creative bloggers, and maintains a social sewing calendar on her blog (as well as all the million other things she does). Read her full post on the Lola pattern from Victory Patterns here.

Here are the rest of the stops on the Victory Patterns tour:

June 18: Thread Riding Hood – June 19: Sprouting JubeJube

You could win 1 PDF pattern of choice from Victory Patterns!

Go here to read the interview and enter the giveaway(There’s also a discount code!!)

Don’t forget to link up anything you’ve sewn up recently by any of the featured designers!! You could win a prize package with a retail value of over $300!! Go here to link up!

Canadian Pattern Designer Blog Tour at Lulu & Celeste

Canadian Pattern Designer Blog Tour Schedule and GIVEAWAY details

I’m so excited to be hosting my first blog tour! I started planning this in my head over a year ago (just ask Deb) and finally decided to put things into action a few months ago.


There are 10 Canadian pattern designers taking part in the tour and 29 bloggers.


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