December 26, 2021

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12 Days of Christmas - Day 2 Giveaway! (Dec. 26, 2021)

Welcome to DAY 2 of you 12 Days of Christmas celebration!

For our 2nd Day Of Christmas giveaway, we are doing a GIVEAWAY of one $100 aleksandrajones Gift Card to one lucky winner. The gift card can be used towards any item available on aleksandrajones! Woot, Woot!

Maybe you'll use your gift card to snag a few patterns to go along with one of the many sew-alongs featured in Sewing With Cinnamon!

Currently you can find over 20 courses with sew-alongs walking you through each and every step of the process all demonstrated in a video format!

  • Sewing Tiny Gifts - Cute Felt Kitty Kitty pattern, Thimbles & Acorns Marionette Theater
  • Embellishing The Holiday Dress - Liberty Jane Carnaby Street Dress
  • Sewing Meaning Through Purses - Sew Powerful Purse For Dolls, Killara Fringe Purse
  • Sewing With Rainwear Fabrics - Liberty Jane Pepper Hill Raincoat
  • Sewing Pretty Little Pincushions - Tomato Pincushion, Circle Puff Pincushion, Bottle Cap Pincushion, Keepsake pincushion
  • Sewing With Zero Waste - Thimbles & Acorns Hooded Big Coat, Envelope Shrug, Denim Patchwork Fabric
  • Sewing The Denim Jacket - Liberty Jane Denim Jacket (plus two pattern hacks!)
  • Sewing Curves and Corners - Liberty Jane Culotte Jumpsuit
  • Sewing The Doll-sized Quilt - Lilie Stone Tropical Illusions Doll Quilt
  • Hip, Hip, Beret! - Liberty Jane Newsboy Cap & Beret Hat
  • Sewing a Themed Wardrobe Aussie Style: Liberty Jane Alice Springs Dress
  • Sewing Raglan Sleeves - Donna Kinley E=dk2 dress
  • Simply Shoes - Liberty Jane Janes, No Sew Janes, Open Toe Janes
  • Sewing The Silk Road Dress - Thimbles & Acorns Silk Road Dress (plus a few pattern hacks!)
  • Small-Scale Smocking For Dolls - Genniewren Katya Pattern
  • Sewing Swimsuit Variations - Liberty Jane Swimsuit Variations pattern
  • Sewing Tiny Swimsuits - 123 Mulberry St Gotchies
  • Sewing Upcycled Socks - Liberty Jane Pullover Sweater (plus a few pattern hacks)
  • Sewing With Wool Fabrics - Liberty Jane Piccadilly Peacoat
  • Sewing In Bulk Quantities - Liberty Jane Salina Dress

And we have many more planned for 2022!

Watching these sew-alongs just got SEW much easier because...

Sewing With Cinnamon has just gotten a huge upgrade! We so excited to announce that you can find our app on all streaming services! You heard me right! Roku, AppleTV, Fire TV, IOS apps, Android Apps, and Google Play! 

 

Just 6 Days Left to Take Advantage of this Amazing Sign-up Offer!

The big news is that we are offering this new SWC+ experience to all current Sewing With Cinnamon members. That means if you are currently a member, you'll be given access to this new platform at no additional charge and still receive all the benefits of your existing SWC membership!

Get An Extra Benefit If You Sign-Up Before January 1st: If you're not a member yet, or were a member in the past but have canceled, you should consider joining before January 1st. Why? After January 1st, we will be running all signups through the new platform (not through aleksandrajones). This new experience is amazing and will include the pattern and course guide each month, no coupons needed for that any more. So, if you sign up through aleksandrajones before January 1st, you'll be grandfathered in and receive a monthly coupon code for a free pattern of your choice in addition to the one that is included with the topic as it releases - Wow! Double bonus! Sign Up Today!

  

ENTER TO WIN A $100 Pixie Faire Gift Card!

 

To enter this week's contest, simply click the link below and then enter through the giveaway widget at the bottom of the blog post, there are many things you can do to earn multiple entry points!

Contest Details: You enter through the entry form that is embedded on this page and appears just below this paragraph, if you don't see it, be sure to visit the page from your desktop or an alternate browser such as Google Chrome. It may not appear on all mobile devices. The complete rules and entry details appear on the entry form. This is not a comment contest - in other words, leaving a comment on the bottom of this page is not an official entry method. The only required entry method is to leave a comment under this post and then confirm that you did it in the contest widget. One person will receive the Lifetime SWC Membership. You can enter once, or gain multiple entries by completing the other entry methods and increase your chances of winning. Please review all Terms and Conditions on the giveaway page before entering. While we wish we could run this contest everywhere, for legal reasons it is only open to eligible residents of the U.S. and Canada, not including Rhode Island. This contest is exclusively endorsed by aleksandrajones and Sewing With Cinnamon. 

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Commenting below and confirming your entry in the widget above gives you one entry method, the other methods are listed in the widget above, be sure to enter in as many ways as you can to receive the maximum amount of entries to win the prize! 

 

Entry method #1, comment on this blog post finishing the following sentence…

“I'd love to see a sew-along for _________  pattern …”

Comments must be left (on this blog post) by midnight (pacific) on Sunday, 12/26/2021.

The widget will be updated the following day with the first name of the winner. The winner will be contacted at the emial provided when entering.

Additionally, by commenting, you agree to allow us to use your comments for future promotional activities. In other words – we might quote you when we are putting together new testimonial pages. If you’re not okay with that – don’t leave a comment :)

 

Okay, good luck, and if we’ve forgotten anything we will modify and/or update this post as needed.

We hope you enjoy our 12 Days Of Christmas Celebration. We are incredibly grateful for your ongoing support and wish you a happy holiday season, and a terrific new year!

Merry Christmas!

Cinnamon & aleksandrajones Team

 


100 Comments

Christine Brown
Christine Brown

December 28, 2021

I would love to see a sew along for your sweater pattern thats the slouch sweater.
Thankyou for the opportunity to try!!

Maryann
Maryann

December 27, 2021

“I’d love to see a sew-along for a ball gown pattern.”

Edith Garrant
Edith Garrant

December 27, 2021

I probably would love to work a class with fine details in the seams, and watch the instructor deal with them. Mine just always come out a bit messy.

Kathy
Kathy

December 27, 2021

I think it would be fun to have a sew along for the rag doll patterns

Betty Schlotthauer
Betty Schlotthauer

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along for a farmers pattern.

Caprice
Caprice

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for crochet or knitting patterns.

Ann M
Ann M

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for any jacket pattern with a separating zipper.

Julia
Julia

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along for swim wear with tips for serging tiny seams. Or for any of the fancy dresses using special occasion fabric.

Mendy Crumpton
Mendy Crumpton

December 26, 2021

I know it isn’t exactly sewing but I would love to learn how to make a backdrop for photo ops with the dolls. It could be sewing. 😃

Janet
Janet

December 26, 2021

I love to see a sew along for any of the shoe patterns.

Julie
Julie

December 26, 2021

I would love to see a sew-along for help, tips and tricks, or any other helpful information for sewing with knits.

Savannah
Savannah

December 26, 2021

It’d be great to have a sew along for shoe design and pattern making.

Nikki
Nikki

December 26, 2021

I would like to see a sew along for hair accessories such as headbands, barrettes, bows and ribbons.

Cherie
Cherie

December 26, 2021

A Sew-a-long that shows any one of the smocked dresses.

Deb
Deb

December 26, 2021

“I’d love to see a sew-along for the Brighton 4-Piece Outfit 18" Doll Clothes Pattern that would be wonderful

Carol
Carol

December 26, 2021

I’d love spot see a sew-along for hats (18” doll).

Linda Andersen
Linda Andersen

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for the Miss Muffett Provence dress.

Barb Yurka
Barb Yurka

December 26, 2021

I’d like to see a sew along on boots from dressy to rain to cowboy possibly with side zippers, elastic side inserts, etc; Since not everyone is enthralled by the same pattern, I think a broad topic would have more universal appeal.
Thank you for your consistent generosity!

Debra
Debra

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along on sewing hats for my 18 inch dolld

JeanetteY
JeanetteY

December 26, 2021

I would love a sew along for any fancy doll dress or costume.

Martha
Martha

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along for tips and tricks for sewing knits for doll clothes.

Cora Flispart
Cora Flispart

December 26, 2021

I would love a sew a long for shoes, too—especially how to alter the patterns for Battat dolls.

Annlee
Annlee

December 26, 2021

I would like to see a sew along for the peppermint swim suit.

Barbara
Barbara

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along for shoes. I have most of the patterns for 18", Wellies, etc., but the idea of making shoes is still intimidating to me.

Rebecca
Rebecca

December 26, 2021

I would love to see a sew a long to teach doll size smocking.

Laura
Laura

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along with more serger techniques for sewing the tiny doll seams.

Monica M Bauer
Monica M Bauer

December 26, 2021

I’d like to see a sew along for tucks. I always have trouble getting them straight and even—especially if there are multiple tucks in a row. So many of your patterns include tucks and I would like to be able to make them.

Melissa Travis
Melissa Travis

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for a formal dress for 18" dolls.

Beth C
Beth C

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for Dollhouse Designs A Regal Celebration Dress.

Pamela W
Pamela W

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for a historic, costume or couture pattern such as the Thimbles & Acorns Sacque Back gown, 1870s Bustle Dress, Carrie Dress, 1830s Sarah Hale Dress, or Victorian Unmentionables, Melody Valerie Couture Ardith, Monday Morning or Lily of the Valley, Little Miss Muffettt Yuletide, Majestically Red, Soda Jerk or Miss Junior High, DKinley’s Art Deco Dress, Flossie Potter’s Founding Fathers, or Keepers Dolly Duds Bodice Details, Regency Pinafore, 1914 Pleated Frock or Colonial Day Dress. Each has great details that are tricky to sew.

Pam H
Pam H

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along for a wedding pattern.

De
De

December 26, 2021

I’d like to have a few along for more Colonial Willamsburg styles.

Deborah
Deborah

December 26, 2021

I’d love to have a few along to make Bitty Baby classics and to make pets… Dogs cats etc.

Susan
Susan

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along on making nighties, pajamas and robes for both 18” dolls and 15” size.

Melinda
Melinda

December 26, 2021

I truly you love to see a sew along using the “Memories of Australia” pattern for a replica of an Authentic Australian Coat, an oilskin coat worn by Australian horsemen and women. I would love to have suggestions of where to find oilskin fabric, or using lightweight leather or pleather. (and sources for the correct size of buttons) This would be a fabulous sew along ;)

Linda
Linda

December 26, 2021

I can not wait to start. I just signed up this is going to be my new years projects.

Terry
Terry

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for one of Genniewren’s pet patterns.

Monique
Monique

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for making 18th century doll dresses more historically accurate.

Mary Cox
Mary Cox

December 26, 2021

I would love to see A Sew Along for 18-inch doll swimsuits. Your patterns and instructions are amazing.

Brenda
Brenda

December 26, 2021

I would love to see a sew along for boots, and also when working with thicker fabrics

Dawn
Dawn

December 26, 2021

oh would love to win so many things i would love to get and even join sewing group

Kittie DiCaprio
Kittie DiCaprio

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for costume patterns. My specialty is making costumes for the 18 inch dolls and I’d love to get more ideas.

Janice
Janice

December 26, 2021

I’d like to see a sew-a-long for hats.

Amy W
Amy W

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along for any wool coats or capes. I would like to continue to learn more about how to work with thick/heavy fabrics for doll sized items.

Linda D
Linda D

December 26, 2021

I would love to see a sew along for boots. Could I use the gift certificate to join the SWC? If not I would let my granddaughter pick out patterns for us to sew together.

Pat
Pat

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along for machine embroidered boots.

Wanda Bullion
Wanda Bullion

December 26, 2021

I would love a sew along for any of the boy clothing patterns, particularly shirts with collars.

Frances
Frances

December 26, 2021

I’d appreciate a sew along making shoes and boots of all styles for 18" dolls. Thanks much!

Barb M.
Barb M.

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for your Opening Night dress!

Karen H
Karen H

December 26, 2021

I’d like to see a sew along on nightgowns, and sleepwear

Christine
Christine

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along for a complete winter outfit.

Guylaine
Guylaine

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for different types of sewing machine presser feet to use on my machine. I have a box full of them without any idea how to use them.

Karen H
Karen H

December 26, 2021

I never win anything, but you can’t win if you don’t enter, so here’s hoping….

Marjory
Marjory

December 26, 2021

I would love to see a sew-along for a lined winter jacket with hood.

Elaine
Elaine

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along on winter coats and mittens!

bev
bev

December 26, 2021

“I’d love to see a sew-along for any Expert level pattern with step-by-step instructions”, and “I’d love to see a sew-along for a knitting pattern." Merry Christmas and Blessed New Year to all!

Crystal
Crystal

December 26, 2021

I would like to see a sew along for accessories for girl and boy dolls. A sew along for boys clothes would be nice also.

Barb
Barb

December 26, 2021

Shoes and boots! Need some help in that direction…

Trish
Trish

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-a-long for a Waldorf style doll. I love the almost
“fairy like” hair and clothes.

Lisa
Lisa

December 26, 2021

“I’d love to see a sew-along for a pattern involving button holes – they are hard to make.”

Mae Lynn Beck
Mae Lynn Beck

December 26, 2021

I would like a sew along for the LJC Ginza coat and cape. As a nonsewing project, I would like a tutorial on one of the Crafty Friendly Fireplaces.

Jamie
Jamie

December 26, 2021

I’d like to see a sew along pattern for hats and shoes.

Nancy S.
Nancy S.

December 26, 2021

I honestly don’t know what I really would want to see in a sew along, having never done one.

Deborah L Sebring
Deborah L Sebring

December 26, 2021

iD WOULD LIKE TO HAVE MORE TIME IN THE DAY TO HAVE MORE TIME TO SEW.

Kelly
Kelly

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-a-long for a miniature Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt for 18" AG dolls.

Jill
Jill

December 26, 2021

I would like to see a sew along for Keepers Dolly Duds 1850s Girls Dress.

Suzanne Hetland
Suzanne Hetland

December 26, 2021

Liberty Jane, Thimbles and Acorns and Keepers Dolly’s are my faves. I’m partial to the historical patterns and classic styles

Toni
Toni

December 26, 2021

I would love to see a sew a long showing how to make stockings/pantyhose.
Working with that fine, thin fabric is so difficult I can’t manage it. I tear it up when I try to work with it.

marlene
marlene

December 26, 2021

Class on sewing and cutting leather.

Chris H
Chris H

December 26, 2021

I would like a sew alone for Thimbles &Acorns “ George Washington Commander” uniform!

Angel Blohm
Angel Blohm

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for Specialty Barbie and Ken dolls. My daughter collects articulated, curvey, wheelchair, etc dolls.

Christine
Christine

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along pattern for American Girl doll shoes.

Sandy
Sandy

December 26, 2021

I’d ike to see a sew along for 6" action figure dolls. Little dolls need clothes too!

Cassandra
Cassandra

December 26, 2021

“I’d love to see a sew-along for a crocheted dolls outfit pattern, one that shows some different stitches and techniques”

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Kay Carolyn)
Kay Carolyn)

December 26, 2021

I’ve been with your sew alongs from the beginning.
I look forward to another great year.

Shelley
Shelley

December 26, 2021

I would like to see a sew a long for a ball gown with multiple layers of tulle.

Dorothy
Dorothy

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along for more historical AG dolls. Those are my favorite. Thanks so much!
Dorothy

Emily Dove
Emily Dove

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a pattern for different styles of jeans for the 18” dolls! Also a pattern for a ball cap!

Emily Dove
Emily Dove

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a pattern for different styles of jeans for the 18” dolls! Also a pattern for a ball cap!

Leanna
Leanna

December 26, 2021

I would love to see the ‘Elegant’ Pattern for Barbie by Karen Lorraine. There are tiny hems, sheers and satins, and it would be fun to see a pro tackle that!

Gayle Petr
Gayle Petr

December 26, 2021

I would love to have a sew-along for the Flossie Potter Ladies Club Dress, Jacket, and Club Accessories – I try to do the hat and it did not turn out like the picture; so it would be great to find out what I was doing wrong.

Donna
Donna

December 26, 2021

CRabapples classic coat and hat would be a nice tutorial to make a classic winter coat.
Cynthia
Cynthia

December 26, 2021

I would love to see a sew along for more historical outfits.

Jo
Jo

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for any of Genniewren’s patterns.

Janet
Janet

December 26, 2021

Would love to see a sew along with shoes and boots!

Lori
Lori

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along for the button down shirts

Meliss
Meliss

December 26, 2021

Love the victorian

Kimberly Knapp
Kimberly Knapp

December 26, 2021

Would love to win for my daughter who is learning to sew!

GloriaS
GloriaS

December 26, 2021

I would love to see a sew along for making jeans.

Julia
Julia

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for KDD’s Isla Lass. Is there a tip to keep the shoulders from looking like wings???

Lucy A
Lucy A

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along for a long dress pattern with frills.

Lucy A
Lucy A

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew along for a long dress pattern with frills.

Karla
Karla

December 26, 2021

’d love to see a sew-along for Little Miss Muffett’s Let’s Play School 18" Doll Clothes pattern.

Janice
Janice

December 26, 2021

I would love to see a sew along for embroidered shoes

Mary H
Mary H

December 26, 2021

I’d love to see a sew-along for any Keepers Dolly Duds pattern.

Jackie Koepnick
Jackie Koepnick

December 26, 2021

Would like to see a boys suit maybe a 18th century

Deborah
Deborah

December 26, 2021

I would love to see a sew along for Boys shirts

Beverly
Beverly

December 26, 2021

A tutorial on the different types of sewing machine presser feet used for doll clothes would be helpful

Denise
Denise

December 26, 2021

I’m really like seeing boys clothes. My granddaughter has a boy doll and I can now make her clothes for him!! Thanks

Nancy
Nancy

December 26, 2021

Shoes!!

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