And the winners are . . .


Hi!  It’s time to announce the winners of the Giveaway .  The winners were picked by using the random sequence generator (how techie!) at

The 3 winners are . . .  Lisa Marie, Stacy Alfanso, and Rikki.

They will each receipt downloadable pdfs of my 3 most recent patterns–the Bridget Handbag, the Flower Power Table Runner and the Olivia Bag.

Congratulations winners!  I will be emailing you later today to confirm your email address and then sending your patterns!

To all of you, thank you so much for stopping by and for all your fun comments. It was so much fun to read what everybody liked for purse styles.

Please stop by tomorrow for a tutorial on sewing a receipt holder for all those holiday receipts as you do your Christmas or other shopping!

Happing Sewing!


Giveaway Day

Giveaway Day


Hi, Welcome to the Around the Bobbin blog.  Today is Giveaway Day!  As part of the Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day, I’m giving away my 3 newest patterns to 3 winners!  I’m a little late to the party here, but better late than never!  You still have 3 days left to participate.

Three winners will each win these 3 patterns in PDF format:


Here’s a close-up of the bags and table runner:

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Bridget Handbag

Flower Power Table Runner

Flower Power Table Runner

Olivia Bag

Olivia Bag


First entry: Leave me a comment with your favorite kind of bag–cross-body, satchel, clutch, shoulder bag, etc. (Please include your email address so that I can contact you if you win).

Second bonus entry: Simply follow me on facebook or sign up to follow my blog and leave a second comment saying that you did.


  • The giveaway is for my 3 most recent patterns in PDF format: The Olivia Bag, The Flower Power Table Runner and Trivet and the Bridget Handbag
  • I will choose 3 winners using a random number generator
  • Giveaway ends Dec. 13th at 6 p.m.  11 p.m. CST
  • PDF patterns will be e-mailed to the winners
  • International participants are welcome to enter

If you are not familiar with Around the Bobbin patterns, please take a look at my website.

Good luck and thank you so much for stopping by!