It’s no secret how much our team loves sewing with Cuddle® fabrics. This minky, plush fabric from Shannon Fabrics is so soft and perfect for a variety of projects, especially items for babies and children.
We’ve partnered with Shannon Fabrics again this year for our live and in-person events and retreats. Martha Pullen Co. instructor Connie Palmer, our team’s expert on sewing with Cuddle®, even teaches a fantastic Cuddle® Blanket Workshop at the Original Sewing & Quilt EXPO. Registration is open for her class at the Arlington EXPO in August. You can make a baby-sized blanket in class – a perfect gift any time of year – as you explore Connie’s tried-and-true methods for cutting, stitching and controlling the fuzz. Of course, many of your other favorite Martha Pullen instructors will be teaching at the Arlington EXPO, too: Kathy McMakin, Alicia Welcher, Libby Ashcraft and even Martha Pullen herself! You can also join us for the exclusive EXPO “pre-retreat” — the Heirloom and Beyond: Essentials to Indulgences licensing event. We hope to see you in Arlington!
Click here to see our full schedule of upcoming Martha Pullen Co. and EXPO live events.
Enter the I Love Cuddle® Kits Giveaway!
Shannon Fabrics has sent us amazing prizes for this giveaway. We’re giving away a quilt kit AND a stuffed animal kit: the Lullaby Cuddle® Kit Carried Away and an Ellie’s Elephant Cuddle® Kit. What sweet gifts these will make! Two lucky winners will each win BOTH of these awesome prizes.
The quilt kit includes fabrics for the top, appliqué, backing and binding, as well as the pattern. The kit can be made either in the version with applique or with strips. The finished size is 28″ x 41″.
This adorable elephant family kit is easy to sew with only two pattern pieces. Each complete kit includes the fabric, pattern and safety eyes. The finished size for the Mama is 11 inches and the Baby is 9 inches.
To enter to win, simply comment below with the hashtag #ILoveCuddle and tell us why you want to win these kits. Then, head on over to Shannon Fabrics’ Sewciety blog and comment there for a second chance to win. Be sure to comment by midnight EST on Sunday, June 25 for your chances to win. TWO lucky winners will be chosen randomly and announced here next week.
UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered; we loved reading all of your comments! Our two random winners are Leisa Hillman and Marcia Barsotti.
Leisa said: “#Ilovecuddle. My daughter is a leukemia survivor and we did not think she could have children. She married in October and unexpectedly was pregnant in two months! Her theme is elephants in the nursery for her miracle baby. These are so cute for me not to get for her!!”
Marcia said “#ILoveCuddle because it’s so-o-o soft and cuddly. And so will my newest granddaughter that’s due in about a month. I want to surround her in soft beautiful things made from Cuddle fabric. Winning this would help me to reach that goal.”
Congratulations, Leisa and Marcia!