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Winner of 2nd Birthday Giveaway!

It’s snowing today in Sapporo and I dread to get out of my cosy bed. But I know you must be waiting for the announcement! Before I do that I just wanted to thank you all for your wonderful suggestions and for taking part in the contest. There were 110 participants in all. I hear […]

Summer Magazine Giveaway – Cotton Friend


So, being terribly ambitious, I said I was going to release a new pattern today. But it was not meant to be. I’m still in the middle of drafting the different sizes and testing out patterns, I have not even started on the video/photo taking yet So in the absence of a “real” blog post […]

Winner of Giveaway #5


And…The winner of Giveaway #5 is Pamela. Congratulations Pamela! I will be emailing you soon for your address. Pamela MAY 13, 2013 AT 9:19 PM These books fascinate me. I want to find them and just page through for as long as it takes. Thank you for all the information you provide on your blog. […]

Giveaway #5 of 5 – Last chance to win!


And…The winner of Giveaway #4 is Evie. Congratulations Evie! Inna will be contacting you soon. Evie • 3 days ago I really need to try Japanese patterns. Just need more sewing hours in the day! But I suspect I’m not alone in that… And now is the time to announce the fifth and final giveaway – 毎日着たいワンピース […]

Giveaway #4 of 5


Thank you all for the comments! The winner of Giveaway #3 is Maider. Congratulations! Inna will be contacting you soon for your mailing address. Maider • 2 days ago Thanks for the giveaway!!! I am sewing a jersey knit top, after sewing a jersey knit dress, I want more and more of jersey knit! Ha, ha, ha… […]

Giveaway #3 of 5


Once again, very fun to read all of your comments The winner of Giveaway #2 is Angela. Congratulations Angela! I will be emailing you soon for your address. Angela MAY 5, 2013 AT 7:52 PM I sew from the children’s books, but not for the adult-sized books, so I would love to try this one  Thanks […]

Giveaway #2 of 5


Thank you all for the lovely comments! The winner of Giveaway #1 is Athena Neill. Please contact either Inna or I and provide your address. GuidingDuck (Athena Neill) MAY 1, 2013 AT 10:29 PM Please enter me in the giveaway! Thanks so much for sharing the Japanese pattern love:) And now is the time to […]

More Japanese Sewing Books Giveaways!


So everyone loves a giveaway. In the last giveaway announcement post, I did mention there were more coming. But did I mention how many more? Inna of Thewallina and other creatures is having a series of Japanese Sewing Books giveaways because she is about to move from lovely Japan to London. Since she won’t be […]

Spring Magazine Giveaway!

It’s time for a Spring Magazine Giveaway! Yay! Up for grabs is this brand new, still in shrink wrap copy of the latest Cotton Friend Spring 2013 Magazine. You can read more about the contents in my previous review post here. How to enter? Simple! Just leave a comment below. No need to like or […]

The Japanese Sewing Books Birthday Giveaway

One year ago on this day,  I posted the very first post on Over the past year I’ve made a few changes to the original blog template, added new blog features, and a few great giveaways! But I’m glad to say that I’ve stuck to my original intentions, of sharing the beauty of Japanese […]