Friday, March 20, 2009

March Madness & a super blog giveaway!

It's march that calls for a mad blog giveaway!
What is better than the *complete* rag bag kit!
value $35.00

r a g - b a g - k i t

♦p a t t e r n
-materials and procedure
-instructions/suggestions from alternative options
-this is a pattern listing; it does not teach you how to knit
-complete instructions on how to prepare fabric for knitting or crocheting is included

♦f a b r i c - k i t
-bag of strips of fabric in your ordered color scheme
(important: the weight on the fabric strips is over 1.5 lbs....just to let you know why I have to ship parcel post or priority mail)

♦k n i t t y – g r i t t y
Version (s): knit or crochet, buyer specifies
Needles: Large (anywhere from size US 17 to US 35
Difficulty: easy

♦h i n t & t i p - guide
A 13 page pdf file which includes some of the following:
-finishing techniques
-selecting purse handles
-selecting fabrics for rag bags
-how to make a simple purse liner
-tips on felting wool
…and much, much more!

♦pdf files are digital delivery files
Once payment is received, I will email the pdf files directly to your email address!


How to enter, you ask? Here's how!

Visit my new online shop, heatherknitz and do the following 2 things:

1. Choose your favorite item in my shop and report it here in the comments thread!
2. You be the designer...look through my current listings and make me at least ONE SUGGESTION on what I should add to my line of products:)

You can also be entered additional ways:

  • To receive a second entry in the drawing, leave a second comment sharing what type of tutorial I have that is your favorite or suggest a new one!
  • To be entered a third time, post this giveaway on your blog or homepage, and/or link back to it-- *please* be sure to mention this in your comment.
  • To receive a fourth entry Tweet about the Giveaway on Twitter (and Tweet us that you did or tell us you did in another comment)
  • For a fifth entry mention this on your Facebook page
  • For a sixth entry *follow this blog*
*Anyone in the U.S. 18 years of age or older can join!
*The winner will receive the EXACT complete RAG BAG KIT seen above via US mail!
*ONE winner will be selected using!

*Do all of this by Monday, April 6th, 2009!
Contest ends at 11:59 e.s.t on the 27th!
Good Luck,

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  1. #197 button stud earring sets. add more value, make a more desirable product less trinkets please if you want to make a living at this

  2. #122 mini rag wreath I love it- beautiful and summery

  3. I love your fabric covered buttons and jewelery, but my favorite are the #399 snap hair clips ~
    I'd love to see some rag rugs on your site.

  4. Tweet!

  5. #122 The Mini Rag Wreath is cool!! Thanks for the chance.

  6. My favorite pattern is your Button Hole Rag Bag pattern--love it's triangular shape. And as for a suggestion...well, I guess my favorite color palette differs from yours because I would love to see you offer your same wacky fabric strips and fabric balls in darker colors (darker blues, reds, purples, black)!!

  7. I really like the Pocket full of posies / cute little button ring just perfect for girls
    Our Price: $4.00

  8. I really like the magnet sets,I like all of your patterns,I would like to see more pattern options.

  9. Love the pocket full of posies little button ring :)

    ktgonyea at

  10. My fave item is the #9 pdf digital delivery pattern / knitting version / messenger style rag bag purse. I have been knitting (learning to knit) for over the past year ~ progressing nicely though. This bag looks awesome! May I suggest pattern for larger bags (aka diaper bags) or Mommy and daughter matching bag pattern.

  11. I love the ID badges and rag wreath - I'd love to see the ID badges with monogrammed initials on them!

  12. I really like the Button Hole Rag Bag pattern. All of these look like fun!

  13. It is hard to choose. #122 The Mini Rag Wreath is my favorite (if I had to choose only one...)

    I don't have a great suggestion for anything to add. I like the previous posters suggestion of rag rugs. I have fond memories of those.

    Keep up the great work!

  14. really like your button headband wraps. Would love to see even more variations on hair accesories and more tutorials!

  15. I'd like to see necklaces under jewelry accessories. I love the earrings and bracelets and would like matching necklaces. My favorite is
    These earrings are so cute.

  16. I love the cupcake badge id clip! My suggestion would be a blanket or baby toy.

  17. I like the full button kit which comes with the tutorial. thanks!

  18. Rag wreath.
    Try Rag cupie dolls


  19. I love the Pocket full of posies/cute little button ring! I would like to see animal themed items.

  20. I like the rag wreath. How about a kit for those new to crochet or knitting?

  21. How about a tutorial for those new to crochet or knitting.

  22. I tweeted.

  23. I am a follower.

  24. I love the DIY Hair Clips tutorial!