Stitch Savvy Blog Tour

Hooray!  My second book, Stitch Savvy, is out in the world and available.  It was two years in the making, and quite honestly, a ton of work–but I think it’s just beautiful, and couldn’t be more grateful to my publishing and editorial team at F+W for making it such a joy to hold!

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I’ve asked some of my very favorite people to help me introduce the book to you over the next two weeks, and I am so flattered and pleased that they’ve agreed–so over the coming days, I’ll be showing photos of some of the projects from the book, and then leading you over to their sites to see more from the inside, hear their impressions, and get excited about taking your sewing to the next level!

Stitch Savvy is written as a kind of sequel to Stitch by Stitch, and is geared to the advanced-beginner-to-intermediate sewing level.  I wrote Stitch by Stitch because I really wanted a go-to book for folks who were very first learning to sew, something that started at the very beginning and worked in a logical sequence from there.  I love the book, and have been overwhelmed by how many people have really enjoyed using it, and even how many shops have designed beginning sewing classes using the projects I designed!  Stitch Savvy will hopefully pick up where Stitch by Stitch left off, and is designed to allow each reader to choose their own sequence of projects as they work through the book.  I’ll let the folks on the blog tour tell you more about that, but I’m really excited about the format of the book and the projects in it–I hope you love them!

For a sneak peek of the insides of the book and a little more about it while you wait for the blog tour to get rolling, check out this lovely mention on Sew, Mama, Sew from the holiday season.

Stitch Savvy blog tour

Wednesday, January 8:  One Shabby Chick

Thursday, January 9:  Pink Chalk Studio

Friday, January 10:  Noodlehead

Monday, January 13:  Fresh Lemons

Tuesday, January 14:  This Mama Makes Stuff

Wednesday, January 15:  I’m a Ginger Monkey

Thursday, January 16:  MADE

Friday, January 17:  Stitched in Color

Monday, January 20:  The Long Thread

Tuesday, January 21:  Creative Thursday

Wednesday, January 22:  right here on Whipstitch, where I’ll be giving away a copy of the book PLUS two samples from it!

13 Comments on “Stitch Savvy Blog Tour

  1. Youhou !!!! I wanna see what’s in it…but it’s on my b-day list !!!!

    I also take the opportunityDeborah to thank you for everything, the clases I attended last year, the time you took to answer. I wish you a very very great 2013, may it be full of laughs, light and life.

  2. I just skimmed through the digital preview on Sew Mama Sew and for real – where on earth do you find such amazing fabric? I don’t even know where to begin. I LOVE the fabric for the purse on the cover of the book, and the blue reversible little girl dress, and and and … That’s one thing that drew me into sewing in the first place – the options for amazing fabric that are out there. You can’t get stuff this good and unique in generic store-bought clothes.

  3. Guess what my dad got me for Christmas?! Thanks to Amazon wish lists. Can’t wait to read through the blog tour! You might have even talked me into doing a quilt. Maybe. We’ll see. There’s definitely a summer dress in my future.

  4. The little reversible dress looks like something I would like to make for my granddaughters. I look forward to finding out more about your new book and designs. thanks. I would love to win a copy.

  5. Looks like an amazing book! Loving all the reviews and seeing the projects.

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  6. Ok I have a confession I couldn’t wait and ordered it !! It’s awesome your first book is on its way now. If i win I’ll love the sample and my sisters bday gift is compliments of you ;)!!

  7. I have just received your book and can’t seem to work out the sizes on the pea coat, I have looked on the pattern on the disc and in the book instructions and can’t seem to find it. Perhaps I am being blind but if you could point me in the right direction that would be awesome as I really want to make it as it is so cute! Thanks!

    • Not blind! It’s not there and it’s so annoying! Can we find a sizing chart online for it yet?

  8. Please, please, please – can we know what the sizes are in you book? It would really make this so much easier!

    • Hi, Maria! The sizes range from US2 to 22. Hope that helps! You can also see that information in the “see inside” feature on Amazon. :)

  9. Hi
    I’ve searched the Internet, but I can’t seem to find the patterns for half the items in this book. I see 13 on the cd, but where are the rest? Is there a link to them online?
    Thanks,
    Danielle

    • All the projects that have patterns are included on the disc; the other projects contain measurements and instructions, which are included in the project details in the text of each chapter! Hope that helps!