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April 20, 2013


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Lynn Andersen

I love to sew with knits and would love to have this book! Thanks for the chance!


You all know how much I love knits! This might just inspire me to get in front of the sewing machine. LOVE

Mary Hutson

Just started going back tosewing with knits and theres a huge inspiration on tv and facebook. I really want this book! I love how she showed you can hem with the twin needle for a professional looking finish.and Im dying to see the other valuable secrets in the book!


What a great book. Just love the red dress. Very pretty and the neckline looks amazing.

Toni Leli

I just love your dress -- red is my favorite color. Thanks for sharing and thanks for a great giveaway!

Kailey B

So beautiful! I love it! :)

Elizabeth  P

I like knits for one not-so-glamorous reason. I have fibromyalgia and I can wear knits with finished soft seams and nothing hard to rub against my skin on the more painful days. Nancy also makes things so much clearer and I enjoy her designs.


I love knit. Jeanine thecraftingfiend@gmail.com

Maureen Tayse

Nice patterns Nancy has come out with. I'd love a copy of the book and patterns!

Western Warmth

I've been scared of sewing with knit...but I want more maxi skirts just enough to really want to learn more. This is so timely for me. I'd really, really like to win :).

westernwarmth *at* gmail.com


What an awesome dress for all ages.

Melissa Stramel

Hello ladies! Such a pretty dress. Hope you are having a lovely weekend. It is nicer here today but snow expected on Monday (again). xoxo

Tiffany H.

I love to sew with knits. I think it is something that you continue to learn with each piece that you make. So excited about this book and patterns. The dress you made is a favorite!


I've got to start looking for more knits locally. They really are easy-peasy. And Nancy's new patterns are beautiful! Would love to win them.


I LOVE knits. They're so comfortable and they hide little mistakes. :-) joannakay4(a)gmail.com


I have been afraid to sew knits as well... it seems so intimidating. This book sounds awesome! I am Anna and my e-mail is: annabananafive (at) gmail dot come

Kirsten @ Lovespun Studio

Oh you are toooooo cute! Love this interpretation of the pattern. Seriously, seriously, adorable! And the bottom drawn, up. Brilliant. Thank you for hosting a giveaway too! kirsten (at) lovespunstudio (dot) com

Natalie @ Life In The Fast Lane Blog

Hi! This giveaway looks great. As a beginning seamstress, my goal has been to broaden my sewing skills - and knits would be a fabulous (yet I admit a little intimidating!) skill to try! What a blessing it would be to learn how to sew knits! Because my main goal in sewing is to bless others!

My email is natalie.tederoff@shaw.ca

PS > please check out my website at www.lifeinthefastlane.doodlekit.com as I am having a giveaway as well for a beautiful duct tape wallet!


I just love her videos on how to sew knits - I'd love to make the dress.

Donna N.

I love the idea to lengthen it!

Carrie C.

I love knits and love working with them! Using a serger takes away some of the fear. I have a knit border print that I think would be beautiful in this pattern! Can't wait!

Love the knot...it gives you dress a romantic feel!

Connie D.

Beautiful interpretation, really hope I can give this pattern a try--have knits in my 'stash' but remain hesitant to use! Sounds like Nancy's book can help me get past that!


I love the red knit dress. Am learning so much from theses blogs. You can contact me at eyejs at hotmail dot com. Thanks see much.

Henria O.

Your red dress looks awesome! I love it with the jacket and boots! I like knits but usually sew with wovens! Thanks for the chance! sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com


I want to learn to sew with knit! That Dress Is So Pretty!


I so love wearing knits, but they do scare me a bit to sew with them. Knit skirts I can handle, but anything with a neckline gives me the shakes. It sounds like this book will give me the confidence I need to sew with knits regularly.

Deborah S.

Love the new red dress. I just started sewing with knits. Thanks for the wonderful chance to win this book.


i like the book and the red dress looks great! I haven't sewn much with knits but would be inclined to try with those patterns. Thanks!


I prefer knit clothes, but sometimes I become intimidated sewing knits.


I love wearing knits and have sewn with them a little bit. This dress is awesome. Great choice on the color! I would love to sew one for myself!


I'm a bit intimidated by knits, but would love to overcome that!

Erin Twirl

Love it! I can't wait to get my hand on this book!

Nancy L Starr

Wow - great idea to add the length. I think it makes the dress look terrific! Nancy has been inspiring me since I started buying notions from her catalog many years ago. Her books are wonderful. I'm sure this one is no exception - it would be marvvy to win it!

Janice Beitz

Great Dress. I can hardly wait to see the book and try the patterns.

Marsha McCaulla

Great fabric choice! The color is dramatic. Have enjoyed visiting your site through the blog tour! Love giveaways!

Lynn Poulin

I would love to sew more knits for myself--love Nancy's new patterns! LynnP lynnpoulin at gmail dot com

Tricia Waitkus

I haven't sewed with knits much but I love wearing them. This pattern looks so cute.


Have yet to sew with knits though I would really like to since I love to wear knits a lot. This book will surely help to give that boost to take on the adventure of sewing with knits. Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

Ellen Sherman

Have recently rediscovered knits, and they are so much easier than they used to be. Of course, today's machines help tremendously.


I feel semi confident with knits, but defintiely need more practice. I LOVE the red dress. What do you think, do you think it could be worn easily to nurse a baby in? Does the top part pull down easily? Thanks for the chance to win!
justinsgirl 06 at gmail dot com

LindaC in AZ

I love to sew with knits and I love Nancy's books. This is a win-win for anyone who is selected. :) Thanks for the opportunity.

Colleen Bell

My girls just love knits and your choice is just right for them - knit - trendy - maxi AND one of them adores red!! Thank you for showing them exactly what I wanted them to see.

Judy Nolan

What a clever idea to lengthen the dress! That gives it a completely different look.


I've never sewn with knits, but it's something that I would love to do.



Knits have come a long way in the past decade or so. The pattern you used gives us many opportunities to individualize it to make it our own.


Just lovely! I love the bodice on this pattern. I would love to have the book and patterns as knits have not been my go to fabric. :)


I LOVE sewing with knits! I don't think they are as difficult as some sewists have been led to believe, and I'm so glad that Nancy has put out a book and some patterns that will encourage people to give them a try. Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

Denise Z. G.

So nice to stop by to see your rendering of the great patterns by Nancy! Great work!

mama lusco

I love sewing and wearing knits. Your Santa Fe dress is gorgeous! Definitely a pattern I would love to own. Thank you!

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