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Welcome to day 12 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win the Ultimate Embroidery Kit from Sublime Stitching! Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Monday, December 13th to be entered to win!

The Original Embroidery Kit! Everything you need to learn how to embroider (and keep embroidering) with high-quality supplies all brought together for you in one kit. Hundreds of possible projects, endless possibilities. Become an embroiderer like magic!

Comes Crammed With:
- 5" Plastic Embroidery Hoop
- 4 Embroidery Needles w/ Magnet
- PINK all-metal embroidery scissors
- Complete Embroidery How-To and Stitch Diagrams by Jenny Hart

Kit is packaged in super cute Floral Fantasy Tote!

Sublime Stitching was founded independently in Austin, Texas in 2001 by Jenny Hart, due to an overabundance of bunny-n-duckie patterns and outdated, overly-difficult instructions for embroidery. After first trying embroidery in the summer of 2000, Hart was unable to find any alternative patterns for stitching (“alternative” meaning: anything other than cutesy teddy bears, duckies, bunnies and scarecrows). Instead of waiting for the craft industry to do something new, she did it herself. Jenny decided to create the company she wished existed: introducing her own designs in non-traditional themes, with new education and new anything for embroidery.

Hart’s vision for updated embroidery has grown from her first line of four design sheets to over fifty themes, including the collaborative Artist Series, and a complete product line that includes quality tools and textiles for embroidery.

Sublime Stitching endeavors to maintain fair-trade relationships both locally and internationally and to collaborate with communities of other independent crafters, artists and locally-owned businesses whenever possible. All for embroidery and embroidery for all!

Comment to Win: What level sewer would you consider yourself?

Congratulations to corvus who won a DVD package from Threads!


This giveaway is sponsored by Sublime Stitching


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    Dec 13, 2010, 03.12 AMby coppergonzo

    I would say I’m a beginner who likes a challenge!

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    Dec 13, 2010, 03.07 AMby LolaOxOx

    I would consider myself a beginner i plan to become better than advanced!!

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    Dec 13, 2010, 02.47 AMby chopsticks

    hmm I suppose i consider myself a beginner, I have made several outfits, i can follow a pattern but there’s still so much to learn and i want to be better then i am like right now ;)

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    Dec 13, 2010, 02.32 AMby keljie87

    With clothes I’m beginner to intermediate – I must have a pattern and directions. I make my own patterns or just wing it for bags and other odds and ends.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 02.23 AMby Ophelia K

    Beginner, but my passion is more than that;)

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    Dec 13, 2010, 02.23 AMby Vivat Veritas


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    Dec 13, 2010, 02.22 AMby sewharing

    probably intermediate. I’m just fine at sewing, but I have some problems with managing to make clothes with the perfect fit.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 02.18 AMby suz123

    basic beginner

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    Dec 13, 2010, 02.18 AMby limer

    I am a novice. A beginner’s beginner. A nascent sewer, if you will.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 02.18 AMby elegantmusings

    Oooh! I’ve been wanting to get back into embroidery (and improve a lot at it! ;)—and this would be perfect!

    I think I consider myself an “advanced intermediate”. Some people tell me I’m at an advanced level, but even though I’ve been sewing most my life, I feel like there is still so much to learn! ;)

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    Dec 13, 2010, 02.10 AMby rachelnicole

    intermediate venturing on advanced…. I am venturing on drafting my own patterns and am very confident adapting patterns to better suit my needs.

    p.s. Sublime stitching is fantastic for all levels, I have utilized many a kit as well as given it as gifts to friends who are just starting out. It is very accessible for all levels. Adding a little embroidery to a less than stellar homemade pillow goes from frumpy to fantastic! And for those of us more advanced it makes something refined seem gorgeous. Cheers Sublime Stitching for working for all levels!

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    Dec 13, 2010, 02.08 AMby Tricia Marshall Jones

    Intermediate…I guess. I sew a lot, but haven’t been doing it for too many years.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.57 AMby sewsmart321


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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.55 AMby snow-sews

    Beginner, but moving up to beginner-intermediate, and having loads of fun while I’m at it!

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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.53 AMby denisepet

    I’d say intermediate beginner, and always looking to improve!

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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.46 AMby monibug

    I would say intermediate…I constantly try new techniques on many diffrent levels sometimes I’m successful and sometimes I am not…I know I love sewing and that motivates me to keep learning and growing and being able to share what I made with love with my family and friends that is what matters to me….

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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.40 AMby debw

    I’m an expert dressmaker but I’m working on my creativity, hence my great interest in this website. Technically there isn’t much that I can’t do. Following the great ideas here is taking my sewing to a whole new level.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.39 AMby krncpa


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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.38 AMby mylinh

    Intermediate, because I have been sewing almost everyday. I still need practice, but as the days goes, I’m getting better.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.28 AMby kamavenue

    Advanced beginner. I am beginning to piece patterns together. :)

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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.25 AMby dolldr

    I love this! My fiber adventure started with embroidery! I say, intermediate and improving!!

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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.20 AMby suntory

    Beginner definitely.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.19 AMby junlynch

    I would have to admit to intermediate. I’ve been watching my mom sew since I was little, so I’ve had quite a bit of practice, but I’m still timid. I get so inspired sometimes by seeing something and knowing it is in my range of skill.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.11 AMby stephaniehyatt

    I call myself an intermediate sewer. I can tackle “advanced” projects, but they’re a challenge!

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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.08 AMby Lindsay Foucht

    Intermediate. I can follow a pattern, but I also design my own small things like bags.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 01.02 AMby jpannill1

    I think I would call myself an intermediate sewer. I was more fearless when I was 17 and received my first Kenmore machine for a graduation present…I remember an olive drab corduroy jacket that I made with welt pockets (an Esprit pattern) fondly. Of course, the pockets gave me problems, but I look back at that project and sort of admire my fearlessness. Now, I am much more about getting the finished project right the first time. My mother-in-law is an expert sewer; she designs costumes, purses and couture gowns; as well as being able to do upholstery and drapes. I hope some day to have a smidgen of her technical skill…her collars are so perfect it almost brings tears to my eyes! ha ha..

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    Dec 13, 2010, 12.59 AMby marilynmd

    Intermediate / Advanced

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