Friday, October 19, 2012

Know Thy Machine

As I have been telling you guys before...

We're kicking off our "Know Thy Machine" Blog Hop on Monday!

I'm so excited about it!

From Monday, October 22 to Friday, November 30, some wonderful ladies will be sharing their Sewing Machine details with us!!!

Here's the schedule for the next week

Monday, October 22 - Emily from Mommy's Naptime
Tuesday, October 23 - Kimberly from Fat Quarter Shop 
Wednesday, October 24 - Doris from Made by a Brunnette 
Thursday, October 25 - Jennifer from Ellison Lane
Friday, October 26 - Sara from Sew Sweetness
Saturday, October 27 - Vicki from Sew Inspired

All these ladies are going to answer  a few questions about their sewing machines.

And guess what? You can win prizes!

Every day of the week, you will have to answer one question based on the blog post of that day. You will have to answer that question to enter that week's giveaway!!!

You could win a $50 Gift Certificate from Fat Quarter Shop EVERY WEEK!!! And you have 6 chances for this week!!!

How amazing is that?

And there's more!

At the end of the hop! There will be a grand prize giveaway! There are some awesome prizes too!

Stay tuned!

Want to join?

Here are the questions. Just write a post about your own sewing machine and leave a comment with the link for everyone to read!

1. What machine(s) do you have? Brand and Model.

2. When and where did you buy it? What were the reasons for selecting this(these) particular model(s). What was its approximate cost.

3. What do you like about your machine? Have you named it? Have you made a cover for it?

4. Does your machine give you any problems? Could you tell us a few?

5. What do you sew on it mainly? Quilts, Clothes, Bags etc. How much time do you spend sewing on it? What are the features of the machine that help you improve your work?

6. What advice would you give others when deciding about which machine to buy?

7. Will you share with us a special memory associated with your machine?

8. If you had unlimited resources in the world, which machine would you choose to buy and why?

So stay tuned for a truly fun 6 weeks ahead!

I'm off to the craft fair! See you all next week with a detailed post about both the craft fair as well as the falling-off-the-chair-laughing-fun sew-in we had at my place!!!



  1. 6 weeks or 6 days!!?? ;) Sounds a lot of fun. Mr Toyota will ove being talked about!

  2. How fun!! I need a new machine so I'm thrilled to read all about them. I wrote about my two machines....a Tale of Two Janomes...


    What a great blog hop! I thought it'd be fun to answer the questions myself so the above is a link to my page! ~fenna

  4. It took me a while, but I finally managed to finish my Know Thy Machine post!


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