Monday, September 12, 2011

I heart Boys

sewing.for.boys

What Shelly Figueroa and Karen LePage got so right with Sewing For Boys is the keen combination of simple but slightly rough around the edges that is so completely perfect when sewing for the young lads in your life. I think you know by now that I don't share anything here that I don't truly adore, and I get shown many, many books. I share only those that I would be purchasing myself anyway, and this one is definitely in that category. I have already set aside cut lengths of my new (soon to be released) Loulou Flannels to make the Goodnight, Sweetheart PJs, plus some bias binding for the adorable piping detail. A long way to go to put a rowdy boy to bed? Not at all. The patterns are so straight forward, doting just enough on the details that make it worth home sewing to begin with. Roman has just outgrown most of the patterns in Handmade Beginnings, so I am happy to have this sweet and inspiring resource as staples for him. Who wants a copy? You will love it, leave me a comment and I'll draw a name next week for a giveaway.....I'll even throw in the above flannels just for fun.

In other news, I was honored to be a featured FACE (a super smiley one) of Nashville on the StyleBlueprint online mag today. It is a very well curated site, and as a mere coincidence, my friend Ashley Hylbert was hired for my photos. She took the first headshots I ever quivered my bottom lip through about 10 years ago. What I love about Ashley is she's talented, she's really fast, and she'll suggest something that I think is goofy, I whine, she talks me into it anyway, I do it, she looks at the photo and says things like, "No, you look stupid", or "I don't like your face in that". The world needs more honesty like hers.

What else..... OH! Those crazytown super wonderful people over at Sew4Home are giving away a serious pile of my loot! (This suddenly sounds like a local furniture store liquidation sale, but) Seriously lots and lots of stuff, so go enter for a chance to win. I don't even care if you don't want it, save it for Christmas gifts.

Think that's it.

I had Asian chicken for lunch today and it made me really thirsty. So I keep drinking. And I keep going to the bathroom, which is all the way downstairs. Its cutting into my work time.

Okay. That's really it. I couldn't guess where it would go from here anyway.
xo,Anna

482 comments:

  1. Okay, that book and those flannels would be an amazing combo. Please count me in!

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  2. Hurray for a boys book! I have a little boy toddler, and another one due in Dec...I could really use this book :) The flannels only make it better!

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  3. I would LOVE to win this book. Plus to have some of your beautiful new flannels thrown in is like frosting on the cake. So wonderful. thanks for the chance to win.

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  4. I have a three year old grandson that would adore new PJs! Please pick me!
    Monica

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  5. Boys always get jilted when it comes to sewing patterns...there are loads for little girls. It's about time someone took the lead and this book looks great. I would love to make some of the cute outfits for my grandson!

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  6. I have 3 boys so I need this book! And winning some of your fabric too would make me feel like we are friends! :)

    knspears (at) gmail (dot) com

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  7. What a great book and lovely flannels. Thank you so much for the opportunity! :)

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  8. Oh, I am covering this book!!! Thank you for the giveaway, my two boys thank you too! :)

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  9. I would love to win, the book looks awesome, and the fabric to go with it... eek! Thanks for the chance!! The pictures look great too :)

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  10. the book looks amazing! would love to have a copy

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  11. Yay for sewing for boys!! Would love to get my hands on a copy! Thanks : )

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  12. I need this book. So does my little boy who I don't sew for nearly enough.

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  13. I would love to get a copy of that book. I want to make some cute things for my nephew!

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  14. I would L-O-V-E to win this book. I've been wanting to get it to whip up some stuff for my boys.

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  15. I would love to win this!

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  16. Would love that book!! So many girl books out there, it's hard to find cute stuff for the boys in my life!! :) So enjoy your blog!!

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  17. Who doesn't love flannel pjs! Amy @ gasudimack@sbcglobal.net

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  18. With 5 grandsons and a sixth on the way I NEED this book! And to top it off with those great flannels, yes, yes, yes.

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  19. Ellen K.6:16 PM

    I'm pretty sure I need this book. Yes, yes I do.

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  20. Oh how this book would make my boys feel special, being the only two boys planted right in the middle of our family of seven children. :)

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  21. I need this book badly! I am having a boy in December and have found it very difficult to find patterns that aren't to girly.

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  22. Thanks for the review on this book; I saw it on amazon the other day and was wondering about it. I know I can trust AMH! The flannels are lovely and I bet my three boys would fight over who got them for jammies....

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  23. Have a whole rash of boys in my circle of friends and am always looking for good patterns for them.... It's a challenge.

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  24. The book sounds amazing and fabric is looks so fun. Winner or not, my boy may be sporting the same thing soon!

    Thanks!

    nikkiglasscock(at)gmail(dot)com

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  25. about time there was a book just for boys!
    Please put my name in the hat.
    and how about keeping a big bucket in the studio so you can cut down on bathroom visits?

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  26. I've been eyeballing this book for awhile and would love to win! I have a 2 year old boy and would love to whip up some cute stuff for him! And flannels too!?! Well, Fall is just about here! Oh my! ;)

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  27. This looks like a great book!

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  28. I would love a chance to win the book. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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  29. Deirdre6:33 PM

    Count me in! I have a few boys I could do some serious fun sewing for....

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  30. Finally! A book for little boys clothing!! Yeah! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  31. Number 6 grandson on the way! I need to cute ideas for boys!!

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  32. I would love to get my hands on this book! And the fabrics!'

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  33. An awesome book and some gorgeous flannels? Count me in!

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  34. Pick me, PLEASE!!! I am surrounded by boys, this book would be great!

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  35. this book is all over bloggy land right now, and I am so excited. I want one! Bring on the flannels.

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  36. The online magazine article about you was very interesting. Your studio looks amazing. I have a few boys to sew for so would really enjoy the book.

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  37. Oh man. I'm surrounded by boys in my house: boy husband, two boy sons, and a boy dog. I need this book!

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  38. Melanie6:48 PM

    Oh boy, this would be an amazing book to sew clothes for my little six month old son, Evan. Both now, and as he grows. I. Need legitimate excuses to get some sewing time to myself these days, this book would be just the thing!

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  39. I'd love to have that book!

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  40. Those yummy flannels and the book! A match made in sewing heaven!
    Thank you!

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  41. Loulouthi flannels?! AM! You are the coolest. I got my hands on your Little Folks flannels not too long ago, and all I could think was, "I can't cut into this until she comes out with more." And you did. Thank you! I love the stripey one! I'm officially thrilled. Also, I've been wanting to get my hands on this book, but I'm hesitating because I'm not sure if our next one is a boy or girl. I find out in November. :D I still want the book though. I have friends with boys. Anyway, thanks for the post! And I loved your 9/11 post. Very touching. And it brought me back to that time. I was only 11.... Have a good night!

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  42. Please count me in.
    Even though my little man is big enough to now be horrified at the prospect of clothes made by Mum, I have 2 tiny nephews just waiting for some sewn up love.
    Thanks for the chance.
    Jenny

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  43. This book sounds great and with 2 boys, I'm excited to find patterns for them. Its going on my Christmas list if I don't win a copy first.
    stephensons4 at embarqmail dot com

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  44. Oohh pick me! I would make clothes for my little girls... wait, is that allowed?

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  45. a book and some pretty yummy fabric?! count me in!!

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  46. I really want this book! I have a 19mo old little boy and I'm trying so hard to give him a homemade wardrobe. these projects look great.

    amandawithpcos at gmail dot com

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  47. I have the book, but would LOVE the flannels!! And then I could pass the book on to my MIL who does the real sewing around here! ;)

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  48. Love them both--the flannels and the book. Thanks!

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  49. Ms. Dale7:07 PM

    Would be delighted to have book..flannels..and anything else from your wonderful place!!! Thanks..

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  50. Yours is the second glowing review of this book that I've read! I'd love to win a copy and your beautiful flannels...what a treat! Thanks for entering me :)

    jennifercunha@aol.com

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  51. ah! with two boys, i'm dying to try this book out! thanks!!

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  52. wow this book is cool. There's so much stuff for girls out there. It's about time they came up with cute sewing ideas for boys.

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  53. Would love a copy for the many boys I sew for!!

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  54. That is a wonderful article. The photos of your new work space are amazing too! I can't wait to get a copy of this book!

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  55. I would love a copy of this book, and some flannel to go with it would be perfect for my little guy!

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  56. Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  57. I have a new newphew that I have been sewing up a storm for. This book would be great inspiration!

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  58. Thanks for the chance to win :)
    lanova dot jo at gmail dot com

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  59. Oh great! I'm dying to see this book! Love sewing for my little boy...

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  60. I would love to sew for my boy more, sometimes I worry that his sister gets all the goods because I like floofy!

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  61. I would love to win this as I am pregnant with my first little boy& I need some sewing patterns for him! Fingers crossed!!!

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  62. ooo how i would like to get this book... and especially some of your lovely flannel! jmcboutwell @ gmail dot com

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  63. I love the look of 'Sewing For Boys'! I'm just learning to sew and my goal is to make clothes for myself and my 5 year old son so that book looks just perfect (-:

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  64. Mmmmm, Loulou flannels, I like :) I love the look of this book too!

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  65. This is such good news...a book dedicated to boys' clothes. I would love to win it XoXO

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  66. My little man is in serious need of some new duds! This would be perfect! Thank you for the generous giveaway!

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  67. The book looks great! I would love a copy!

    The flannels are a great added bonus :)

    lynn[dot]chouw[at]gmail[dot]com

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  68. I have three boys and would love to win! Making pj pants is on my fall list. :) Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  69. Would love to win! I have two boys!!

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  70. Thanks for sharing this book -- I love sewing and I get frustrated at the multitude of hyper-feminine patterns and projects out there (for little and big folks!). Looking forward to making something for my nephew, and thanks for the giveaway!

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  71. Pattern books, fabric books, recipe books = Fun, fun, fun. The best eye candy! As a mom of three kidlets 3 and under, 2 girls and finally a boy, I have my hands full but love to sew for them.

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  72. Love those boy patterns!

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  73. Sounds like a wonderful book!

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  74. I love sewing for boys!

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  75. Thanks for the tip on the boy book - def not enough of those around! Loved the interview too - we have 6 kids here too from 6 months to 17 years so I totally get the whole age spread thing ;)

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  76. So fun! Love the idea of making flannel PJ's for the pumpkins for Christmas. ;o)

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  77. Hooray! A book for boys! <3 My new little man will be sporting a rocking wardrobe.

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  78. Ooooh pick me! I have two boys and 4 nephews!!
    Love flannel!

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  79. Oh, I want a copy!! And the flannel is gorgeous.

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  80. The book AND the flannels?! You are too good to us :)

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  81. I would really love a copy of this book. And fabric, too? You are so very sweet :)

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  82. I would love any ideas from this book. I have 2 nephews and never know what to make them. It's the only time I can say that girls seem so much easier! Hehe...pick me!!

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  83. I have a boy and I definitely sew...ha ha!

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  84. Wow - giving away the book AND fabric? Awesome!

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  85. I keep hearing wonderful things about this book. I'd love to get my hands on a copy and there's no such thing as enough flannel in one's life.

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  86. Anonymous7:53 PM

    here's too a new wardrobe for my 4 wild and crazy boys!!

    the book looks great----and so does the fabric. thanks for the great opportunity to win both!

    megan
    thewallenfangs@gmail.com

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  87. Oh, this looks lovely! It can be hard to find cute ideas for boys... Thank you! :)

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  88. I just declared that I was going to write patterns for boys (after looking through pages and pages of girl patterns). I want this book!

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  89. generous giveaway w/your fabrics to boot! i can't wait to start sewing w/this book.
    thanks

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  90. my little boy has been busy outgrowing all of his clothes - this book looks fabulous! Thanks!

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  91. Ohhh, would love to win this book!! There is a lack of boys sewing books. The fabric is just as appetizing though... simply great!

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  92. Melissa L8:04 PM

    I can't get enough of sewing for my little boy and his three big sisters and I know this book is going to keep me stitching cause it's just all so darn fun!

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  93. Great giveaway, thank you:) would love, love to win:)

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  94. Angela Bumpus8:06 PM

    I've only ever made my two-year-old son two Halloween costumes and a pair of p.j. pants. I'd love to get this book and try my hand at more, including day-wear. All the better with your fabrics.

    p.s. I just became acquainted with a woman today with a similar aged son as mine, and what did we find out/talk about...that we both love your blog! Small world.

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  95. Congrats on having your smiley face featured! And thank you for showcasing this fantastic book, I am following it's book tour around the web in the hope that I win a copy!
    Cheers,
    Christie

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  96. I soooo want this book, my 7 yr old is always left out when I sew for my youngest but all the patterns for boys his age are just not right for him and now my little one is out of toddlers and I'm back where I started with no patterns for him,

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  97. oh pop my name in please! this book looks great

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  98. oh, oh! Pick me! Pick Me! Heehee.

    With my little man and six nephews ... i need some ideas!

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  99. Susan8:11 PM

    My "boys" are now 31 and 28, so it has been a LONG time since I sewed for little boys. BUT... I have a brand new grandson, and I would LOVE to sew for him! Please pick me to win this book (and some of your flannel) to sew for him!!

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  100. Would love the book and the pile of flannel gorgeousness (when did we stop calling it flannellette, by the way? Or was that just my mom and grandma?!?) My 3 boys
    (ages 5,3,and 4 months) and I have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of this book!

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  101. My brand new baby boy would love for me to have this book :) Count me in.

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  102. I've just been looking for boy sewing projects. I'd love to be lucky enough for this. :)

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  103. I am so looking forward to getting this book. With twin boys and a girl due to arrive any day, I will be sewing my heart out! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  104. pick me pick me! :D

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  105. Hello, I am throwing my hat in the ring for myself and my 2 1/2 year old lil stinker (son) :-). We would be so excited to win!

    Big fans!

    Crystal

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  106. fun fun fun... I just gave birth to a little girl, but my boy making days are far from over!

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  107. The book AND fabric Bonanza what a deal. Pat who is all agaga Thanks

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  108. I just love following your blog! And the give-aways are nice too! :D

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  109. I've got some nephews over here that would be fun to stitch something up for them. And who can pass up on flannel! Thanks AM!

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  110. I need to get stitching for my 2 year old!

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  111. oh wow-I've been looking for a book like this! And my boy (a 6-yr-old on the tiny side) could tell me just how he wants the fabric combos :) He lurves the quilt shop.
    Thanks for doing a giveaway!

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  112. I fall in love with this book more and more every time I see it posted somewhere! I hope I win :)

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  113. a. i've wanted to say this for a long time, and i intend to everytime i read a new blog post (and i swear i am not just saying this because you are doing a giveaway), but i have SUCH a design/fabric/girl crush on you (whenever i see someone with an item made from your fabric i totally geek out for at least 5 min..)! i really admire all you do and that you still make time to be a great mother!
    b. my 2 year old boy is in need of some new duds, not to mention flannel AM jammies & this book looks like perfection!
    thanks for the chance!
    melissa :)

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  114. I just put that book in my "to buy soon" shopping cart on amazon...I have a 3 year old Roman of my own who I would love to sew for!

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  115. Love, love this book! And I would love, love to get my hands on some of your flannel!!!

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  116. Would love to win this. I have two boys and am never sure what to sew for them.

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  117. I heart boys too!! We just had our 5th child -- and 2nd BOY!!! -- on 9.1.11 :) I am so excited to see a book geared just for little boys! Oh BOY, is it a challenge to find neat patterns for the little misters!! Must have a copy (even if I don't win...). Thanks for spreading the word -- what a fun giveaway :)

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  118. I'm so excited to see that there is finally a book with lovely patterns for boys! As a mum to one gorgeous boy, and auntie to three more, I have been looking for a book like this - there's so many lovely books for girls' clothes...

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  119. I've been eying that book for my boy and my boy-on-the-way, so I'm happy to read your positive review. Count me in!

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  120. looks like a good book. lindagerig@sbcglobal.net

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  121. I would love to have that book for my grandsons. One has a twin sister and I'm too often making things for her but not for him.

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  122. I take your recommendation very seriously! This must be a fantastic book. Thanks for the chance to win! Plus the flannel! Amazing!

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  123. My little bugger is getting too big for the baby stuff. This would make a great addition to my library!

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  124. Awesome giveaway! The pictures of the patterns in this book look adorable!!! I'd love to try some of them@!

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  125. sacha9:13 PM

    Oh my goodness!!! This is just so sweet of you!

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  126. I would love to win! Count me in too, please.

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  127. I'm super excited about this book, and the flannels too!

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  128. Oh please pick me! This book and these flannels are just what I need for my two little boys!

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  129. Would I ever love that book?!?!?! It's so hard to find cute things to make for boys!

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  130. As the mom of two little boys I get so excited when I see patterns (knit, crochet or sewn) for boys! Yay for this book! I can't wait to check it out!

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  131. So my little guy and your little guy are close in age so I know that I NEEEEEED this book. :) And to get some of your "loot" would be the cherry on top!

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  132. Finally a book for boys!! Yeehaw! And, with that yummy new flannel... just a winning combination all the way around..

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  133. we just had our third baby but our first little boy 12 days ago! when he was born and they announced it was a boy my first thought was, "what in the world am I going to sew for this kiddo?!?" i would love the chance to create his wardrobe using patterns and ideas from this book!!

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  134. That book looks so great! I have an almost-4-year-old and I haven't been able to do nearly as much sewing for him as I would have liked. I've had such a hard time finding patterns for boys things that I like.

    The flannels are too adorable!

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  135. Yay for boy books! I have two little boys and love that fabric too!

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  136. What a great giveaway! I would LOVE to have this book as my 4yo is constantly asking me to make clothes for him (despite all evidence pointing to my utter inability to sew garments)!

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  137. with a house full of girls I am always stuck for ideas for the boys in our lives. This book looks like it's full of them! I can't wait for your new fabric to be released- it looks fabulous!

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  138. I love this book, your fabrics and Sew4Home. Thanks for letting me know about that giveaway too!

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  139. Can't wait to see this book; how generous of you to throw in the flannels, too! Thanks1

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  140. I not only want a copy I NEED a copy. My grandson just turned 10 months old and I have lots of boy sewing in my future. Plus my daughter is now expecting...it could be a boy too!

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  141. This book looks wonderful, as do you flannels!

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  142. I just had my 1st boy and also my last child and I'm in need of "boyish" things to make for him!

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  143. calbrecan9:56 PM

    Sounds like an awesome read! It can be hard to find little boy patterns that are fun and interesting. And your flannel looks super cool!

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  144. The boys have my daughter and I outnumbered... yet there is more than plenty girl related projects going on at any given time. :)

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  145. My little boy is almost 3 months old, and I'm discovering that there aren't a lot of patterns for boys. Count me in!

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  146. This is just what I need - I've been wanting to make my two boys jammie pants for Christmas this year but haven't come upon a pattern yet. Fingers crossed (and thanks!)

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  147. I don't know if I'm more excited to win this book or get my hands on your soon-to-be released flannel! Yes please, I'd LOVE both. :)

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  148. Sign me up! I love your fabrics and would love, LOVE the book. You inspired me with your beautiful fabrics I am taking my first quilting class this Friday! Ahhh...a cozy flannel quilt for fall...I love it!

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  149. This is a great book! I'd love to win a copy. Thanks for the chance!

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  150. I would love to win both the book and the flannels - fingers crossed and thanks!

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  151. Becky K10:35 PM

    The flannel is beautiful! And I am so excited for this book- I am always looking for good boy patterns. Thanks for the chance!

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  152. Have put my name in the hat for this book all over the place. Looks wonderful! And the flannels are lovely too! :)

    mary (dot) maul (at) gmail (dot) com

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  153. So very nice! I'd love to win!

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  154. I want this! My poor boy is stuck between two sisters who get most of the handmade clothes. I haven't gone far beyond pajamas for him. Thanks for telling us all about this book!

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  155. I just had my first boy and I am so excited to sew for him!

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  156. Although I have no boys to sew for yet, I have started a future-grandchild box. Kind of a hint to my son to propose and get the show on the road! This book and the beautiful flannels would be a welcome start on this road to grandmotherhood.

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  157. The interview was so fun to read and I love all the pics of your sunny studio! And baby #4 and big bro #1 would appreciate me having a book of patterns just for them! ;) And where did you get that grey shirt - love it!

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  158. How gorgeous ~ the book and of course, the fabric! I would love to try my hand at sewing for boys. This would be the best start. Thank you for the opportunity!

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  159. I would love to get my hands on a copy of that book! Boys' clothes are just the cutest in my opinion. Also I love anything flannel, it's a weakness :)

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  160. Oh I would love this book, I have a gorgeous 12 week old son and would love to make it some things, And your flannel is lovely.

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  161. Jumping up and down with excitement and crossing fingers and toes for good luck! Thanks for a lovely giveaway... I would be delighted to be chosen ;)

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  162. Whoops I mean make him some things! That is why I shouldn't type while he is sitting on my knee. :)

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  163. I'd love to see that book - and the yummy flannels!

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  164. I've been seriously wanting this book but questioning if I really need another craft book. But I found out last night some friends are having another baby and that seems reason enough to add it to the collection!

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  165. I have two boys and have not sewn nearly as much for them as for my one girl...except Halloween costumes. I am getting really good at Star Wars and so forth. :) It would be lovely to have a book of normal clothes for them-- this book is a great idea! --Anya

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  166. I'd love to have the boy stuff book! My son doesn't get nearly as many things sewn for him as his sister does- I need inspiration!

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  167. I would love a copy!

    You forgot to tell us what you were having for dinner :)

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  168. It looks like a great book and the flannel fabric is beautiful. Please count me in!

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  169. Lori B11:44 PM

    How weird! Amazon sent me that book for a recommendation in my email today and now here you have it on your blog. Is it meant to be?? I hope so! I have a one year old boy I'd love to sew for :) Pick me! Pick me!!

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  170. Anonymous11:50 PM

    Excited to hear about a sewing project for my boys that isn't a blanket! Seems like that's all I do these days. jvernam@msn.com

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  171. That book looks just divine, each time I see it I want it more and more... I guess thats the purpose of a blog tour... well I might just have to buy it, will see if we win first though :-) mmmm asian chicken...

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  172. AngeMade12:09 AM

    Fabulous book! It would be perfect for my 4.5 year old boy...

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  173. Oh, perfect! I have 2 boys and love to sew and find myself always telling friends that someday I'd like to have a girl so I could sew more things...I NEED some fabu boy ideas. :)

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  174. Great interview! I really loved getting to see some more pics of your studio space.

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  175. YES to this book! I would love to have a copy!

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  176. i would LOVE it!

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  177. this book would kick my butt into gear! just got a new janome machine and was so happy to see your last post....kismet!

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  178. Yes, I love this book, and would love even more to have it for my 2 little guys!

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  179. I'd love to make some flannel PJs for my 2 year old!

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  180. I have 2 girls and a boy...guess who gets more mama-made stuff...the girls. This book looks to be perfect for starting to bridge the gap in the sewing world:) Love the flannels in the pic too.. I was just thinking about when you'd release new flannels! LOL!~Ruth (vintageruth(at)hotmail.com)

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  181. I would love to make some PJs for my son!

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  182. I'm desperate to get my hands on this book - it's so hard to get good boy patterns! Claire

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  183. I can't wait to see more of this book. I actually have a little girl, but I enjoy the simpler styles! Crazy ruffles are cute sometimes, but other times it's fun to use crazy fabric with simple styles! ;)

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  184. I would love to win ;-)

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  185. :O new fabric! count me in!

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  186. I have two boys, I love flannel, and I'm crossing my fingers!

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  187. My daughter is due to have a baby boy next January,how good would that book be!!! Plus we have another little man who is 2 in November.

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  188. I love to sew but I only have one grandson to sew for, and I have no idea what to sew for him. I would love this book so I could sew, to my heart's content, things I know he would wear. Thanks for the competition - I am a fan.

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  189. Oh I so so want to own Sewing For Boys, and of course your gorgeous flannels!! Just thought that at least the interruptions to your work time can count as exercise, my interruptions today have involved feeding my boys - constantly - and cleaning up the honey that my youngest decided to trail through the entire house and smear on 2 beds! Not fun!!

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  190. I definitely NEED that book and the fabric would just be icing on the cake! Thanks for the chance!

    melanie.

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  191. This book looks great, thanks for the chance
    Byrney3 (at) yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

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  192. Helen2:54 AM

    I would lvoe this for my boy!

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  193. Looks like a great book. I'd love to win it!

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  194. Anonymous3:00 AM

    It would be nice to win this book and the flanels, I have a boy to sew for and I'm only enthusiastic but not talented, I would need the help of this book. Have a nice day!
    Tunde

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  195. Would love to get my hands on that book. I see homemade Christmas presents in my future!! A nice pile of fabric would go perfect with that!!!

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  196. Anne Maria, you are a very special and generous lady. Thank you for giving us all the opportunity to make special things for the boys in our lives and in flannel! Yeh for flannel!!

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  197. Just wanted to say that today- my lovely boyfriend just sent me on a fabric scavenger hunt with all the LouLouthi fat quarters hidden in various places all around the house- He knows how happy your fabric makes me and thought I needed some cheering up- what a keeper! Looking at all the fabrics I am so inspired and just want to thank you for being the excellent designer that you are- which makes me the inspired sewer that I am- 3 cheers for boyfriends with great taste and 4 cheers for you Anna Maria, the designer that makes me dream and smile.

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  198. Love your blog, your fabrics, your enthusiasm, your big family ... and I too love sewing for boys!

    adriennemary63@gmail.com

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