January 03, 2019

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12 Days of Christmas - Day 10 January 3rd, 2019


Welcome to Day 10 of our 12 Days Of Christmas celebration!

Giveaway Update: Whoop Whoop!  Congratulations to the following people who have each won a Design Academy course: 

Kathy Bickel, Debra Samblanet, Cheryl Rich, m McDowell, Martha Richardson, Tami Avery, Jane Parks, Taylor Linneburg, Lori Koeb, Tanya Walker

 

Today we are giving away the Liberty Jane Design Academy course to 10 people! This is our most popular course! Explore the world of design, through the eyes of Cinnamon and the Liberty Jane design team. Learn how to choose the right fabrics, colors, accessories, and embellishments with the patterns in your collection to make stunning eye-catching garments like the ones pictured above! This course is valued at $79 - 10 people will receive it for free in today's giveaway!

Bonus Fun For Everyone! Today we are highlighting our Red Carpet Pattern Collection at Pixie Faire.  Simply add two patterns from this collection to your shopping cart, and enter discount code: DAY10BOGO in the discount box at checkout to get one of the patterns for FREE!   

Note: This offer is for the Red Carpet Fashion In Miniature Collection only. This coupon code will be good for one day only - January 3rd (12 AM-11:59 PM PST) and is available for one use per customer. Limit one free pattern. The least expensive item will be free.

 

The items included in today's giveaway are:

  • 10 "tickets" to the Liberty Jane Design Academy course (10 individual winners)
  • The recipient will receive a discount code good to redeem towards the Liberty Jane Design Academy course. The course content is available on demand immediately after purchase, the interactive private Facebook group will open on February 1st! It's a great way to meet new people, learn in an exciting community, and go deeper with Cinnamon Miles!

 

Whether you've been sewing for years or are just a beginner, there's always room to learn something new! Maybe you want to perfect a skill or pick up some new tips and tricks for some of the more challenging topics like Sewing WIth Knits, Adding Embellishments, Making Shoes, and Getting Organized are just a few examples.

Here at Pixie Faire, we have been working hard to bring you fun and informative classes and are always looking for ideas for new classes and topics for Sewing With Cinnamon! We'd love to know what you'd like to learn or perfect :) In the meantime, be sure to check out our collection of On-Demand video based sewing and design classes.

To enter this giveaway, simply respond to this post in the comment box below and complete  one of these two sentences:

 1. "I'd love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to [insert topic here] "

2. My Favorite Pixie Faire course is [insert class here] because [tell us why]"

 

Comments must be left (on this blog post- scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page) by midnight (pacific) 1/3/2019.

One entry per person.

No purchase necessary, void where prohibited. Must be 18 or older to enter. While we wish we could run this contest everywhere, for legal reasons it is only open to eligible residents of the U.S. and Canada, not including Rhode Island. This contest is exclusively endorsed by Liberty Jane Clothing and Pixie Faire.

The winner will be chosen randomly from the comments received and contacted through the email provided in the comment.

We will choose a winner and announce it tomorrow to let everyone know who won.

Okay, good luck, and if we’ve forgotten anything we will modify and/or update this post as needed.

Happy New Year,

Cinnamon & The Liberty Jane / Pixie Faire Team


100 Comments

Jo Cecil
Jo Cecil

January 03, 2019

I would like to take a Pixie Faire class to help make my clothes look more professional.

June
June

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to sew steam punk fashions with all the extra touches that make the outfits look so wonderful.

Joanne
Joanne

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a class from Pixie Faire on pattern making. It would be so cool to be able to make my own patterns!

Patti
Patti

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to do more advanced shoe making. I learned so much in the first shoe making class and there are so many great show patterns.

Pat
Pat

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire course that shows me how to make my doll clothes look professionally done.

Candace
Candace

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class to learn how to do the finer points in design. Just to make the outfit look amazing. Thank you for this opportunity.

Louise Coffield
Louise Coffield

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to design fabulous new creations for beautiful ladies to wear to special events.

Kristen
Kristen

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to design doll clothes for different size dolls.

Deanna
Deanna

January 03, 2019

I’d love to win $79 in patterns, but have already taken the academy courses and have been SWC for a couple years! So if by chance my name would be drawn, please choose another lucky winner in my place!

Char
Char

January 03, 2019

I have learned a lot from all the Sewing with Cinnamon classes, however, I think my favorite was learning to use all those presser feet I’ve kept in a drawer all these years.

Michelle
Michelle

January 03, 2019

I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO make my own patterns for different sized dolls.

Francesca
Francesca

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that taught me more techniques and tips for designing my own patterns, I love making my own!

Jennifer O.
Jennifer O.

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to do color blocking on fabric to create new looks with simple patterns.

Linda
Linda

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire Class that shows me how to make my clothing look very professional and beautiful! I love sewing, but I just can’t get that extra edge to make it look fantastic! Thank you Pixie Faire!

peggy
peggy

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to work with knit fabrics and zippers.

Joyce
Joyce

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire course that shows me how to make my doll clothes and shoes look professionally done.

Aaron
Aaron

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire course that shows me how to make shoes.

I’d also love a class on selling doll clothes and the best way to go about marketing them.

Sue Normann
Sue Normann

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that teaches how to draft patterns and to adjust patterns for different sized dolls or different looks.

Darlene
Darlene

January 03, 2019

“I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO make patterns, or at least to adjust patterns to make a different looking piece of clothing.

Rosemarie
Rosemarie

January 03, 2019

I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO PUT MY IDEAS TO WORK BY MAKING MY OWN DESIGNS. I HAVE SO MANY IDEAS OF THE TYPE OF DOLL CLOTHES I WANT TO MAKE BUT I DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START!

Donna
Donna

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a Pixie Fairie class to learn how to resize doll clothes and I could also use a refresher course on zippers. I would also love to make shoes. Thanks for thos wonderful giveaway.

Glenda Penner
Glenda Penner

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that showed me how to knit a tiny sweater.

Marti M.
Marti M.

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire course that teaches me how to reduce bulk in the tiny clothes as I sew without compromising quality finishes

Deb
Deb

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to combine patterns for a new look. I tried it on my own once and had pretty good results and found it to be a fun challenge.

Kara
Kara

January 03, 2019

I would love to take this course so that I can enhance my seeing skills and knowledge.

Beth C
Beth C

January 03, 2019

My Favorite Pixie Faire course is the “Sewing with Zippers Master Class” because even though I’ve been sewing for many years, I’ve always avoided zippers. This class was informative and provided tips and tricks that helped me to overcome my fear of sewing zippers!

Lyn
Lyn

January 03, 2019

I’d like to take a class that shows me the top tips and tricks, and best tools and notions to use in making doll clothes. When you have and use the right tools, use the correct sewing foot, and know the little things people have perfected when sewing small scale, you can achieve a better quality outfit. My favourite course was sewing closures, not so much how to, but what to use to make it easier.

Betty
Betty

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to resize patterns.

Joyce Kirby
Joyce Kirby

January 03, 2019

Greatpatterns

Pat B
Pat B

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to design and draft my own doll patterns. I have several of my own design patterns I use but wold love to be able to sell them.

Louise
Louise

January 03, 2019

MY FAVORITE PIXIE FAIRE COURSE IS the zipper one BECAUSE I’ve taken it and it’s great.

Kate
Kate

January 03, 2019

I haven’t taken a course or had instruction at all on doll clothing. (any size) So, I would love to take a Pixie Faire course on SHOES! I always feel these need to be purchased, so if I could learn to make them, that would be awesome. (but there is also a list of stuff before that. . . :( )
But really, footwear! :)

Lena
Lena

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire course that help me learn how to make shoes

Rachel
Rachel

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to insert and fix a zipper, and make button holes.

Darlene
Darlene

January 03, 2019

I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO… make doll shoes.

Rose
Rose

January 03, 2019

I would love to learn how to resize patterns to fit different dolls and also any hints to the little things you do all the time. For example turning tubing, etc. I have sewed for about 60 yrs but love learning new techniques and such. Love Pixie Faire.

Diane
Diane

January 03, 2019

“I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO change the look with embellishments. I also love the accessories like purposes and shoes. Sounds like a very fun class.

Amanda
Amanda

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows how to do beading/sequins/applique.

Kat
Kat

January 03, 2019

I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO …
a mommy-and-me class so I can sew along with my daughter (saving not only my $$ on doll clothes but possibly my sanity as well!) I’m an int-advanced sewer but she’s only beginning!

Suzan
Suzan

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows how to sew knits and add appliqué designs and to improve my basic sewing technique

Sandra L
Sandra L

January 03, 2019

I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO PICK FABRICS AND TWEEK PATTERNS.

Karla Anderson
Karla Anderson

January 03, 2019

“I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO design and work with more expensive fabrics. I have a course on working with satins that I love. Anything to improve my sewing skills and produce a more professional looking product interests me. I also would like more on embroidery as I think that really highlights any outfit.Love your courses and patterns

Maryann
Maryann

January 03, 2019

“I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO sew a zipper in such little clothes.”

Amy
Amy

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to draft my own patterns.

Tanya
Tanya

January 03, 2019

I’d like to take a Pixie Faire class that deals with accessories like making jewelry, flowers,, hats, belts beading work and sequin designs, maybe something like making purses, or developing a set of accessories for an outfit. How to pull it all together that compliments the outfit. from head to toe. Maybe repurposing old costume jewelry to accessories, making belt buckles…LOVED the repurposing you did this last month…very creative.

Deborah Fields
Deborah Fields

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a class that would teach tips on combining different patterns to create a newly designed fashion.

Amy G
Amy G

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a Pixie Faire class that showed me how to easily make slopers for different types of dolls.

Betsey
Betsey

January 03, 2019

1. "I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO alter patterns to fit the plumper original American Girl Dolls.
Ashley
Ashley

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a class that shows me how to design and draft patterns. I love all of the classes that are offered :)

Nina
Nina

January 03, 2019

I think you have most of the topics about sewing covered in your classes! Possibly a course in creating accessories would be fun? Furniture and items to use with the dolls?

Cheri
Cheri

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to make shoes.

Pam
Pam

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a course that would show me how to design clothes for dolls. I love making other peoples designs and have made a few designs myself, but would greatly benefit from expert advice and knowledge.

Misty
Misty

January 03, 2019

I would actually really love to take the design course, I’ve had my eye on it for so long and am trying to justify the cost. I really would love to learn from you how to design my own clothes and would be so excited to win this course. I also have considered the knit and zippers courses, both of those seem really useful.

Cheri
Cheri

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shoes me how to make shoes.

Michelle
Michelle

January 03, 2019

“I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to adjust patterns to fit other size dolls. I would consider myself as an advanced beginning sewer and would like to learn how to mix other patterns to make new outfits from the patterns I already have.
Kathy
Kathy

January 03, 2019

I have never taken a sewing course but would like to learn how to make buttonholes and sew tiny zippers for doll clothes.

Angelica V.
Angelica V.

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to resize a pattern. Either to make it smaller or larger.

Connie
Connie

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to make the most of all the wonderful patterns I have obtained through Pixie Faire.

Crystal
Crystal

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that teaches how to combine patterns and altering them.

Cathy
Cathy

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a class to show me how to finish edges without a server. Two daughters in college leaves me no money to purchase a sever.

Audrey
Audrey

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to make a sloper for any doll (blouse, pants, skirt), as I love making costumes for my vintage dolls of all sizes.

Shar
Shar

January 03, 2019

I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO make shoes and sew on specialty fabrics to have my doll clothes look more professional.

Lori
Lori

January 03, 2019

I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO choose fabrics that will work together on the historical patterns.

Maureen
Maureen

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a Liberty Jane class that shows me how to mix pieces from different patterns (like a sleeve from one and a bodice from another) to make a different look. People should check out your Sewing with Cinnamon classes, I saw requests above for classes you already have!

Helen Scoley
Helen Scoley

January 03, 2019

I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO ACHIEVE A REALLY NEAT FINISH ON DOLL SIZED ITEMS… I FIND SEWING WITH TINY HEMS AND TINY ITEMS REALLY CHALLENGING, BUT AM READY FOR THE CHALLENGES A COURSE WOULD BRING.

Ruth
Ruth

January 03, 2019

MY FAVORITE PIXIE FAIRE COURSE IS zippers! Zippers have always been a challenge for me, after this course I have managed to put zippers in that looked great. Thank you Cinnamon.

Patty J
Patty J

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to combine all the information of materials, pattern, and techniques together to create an awesome outfit for my granddaughters dolls.

Debra
Debra

January 03, 2019

I would to take the Pixie Faire class that teaches me everything.

Debbie
Debbie

January 03, 2019

I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT would give me the confidence AND encouragement to make more doll clothes — especially clothing that looks professionally made.
I have yet to take a Pixie Faire Class because I simply can’t afford it. So I wish there were some way you could lower the cost so more people could benefit from your sewing knowledge :)

Deb H
Deb H

January 03, 2019

I would love to learn how to combine pattern pieces from different patterns to come up with a new pattern. I would also like to have a refresher course on resizing patterns. I don’t have a favorite course because I am fairly new to Pixie Farie and have not had the time to take a course.

Michele
Michele

January 03, 2019

I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO EXPAND MY SELF-TAUGHT SEWING SKILLS WITH SOLID NEXT-LEVEL SKILLS

Ruth
Ruth

January 03, 2019

I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO FIRST FIT PATTERNS TO THE DOLLS SIZE AND THEN TO KNOW WHAT SESIGN OF FABRICS TO COMBINE THANK YOU

Janet
Janet

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a class with Pixie Faire as I am sure it would be as awesome as their clothing. Mixing and matching patterns would be something I would love to learn. Janet

Jant T
Jant T

January 03, 2019

I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT FABRIC, MIX AND MATCH COLORS AND PATTERNS AND GET THE COURAGE TO START AND FINISH AN OUTFIT!
SOMETHING FOR THE TRUE BEGINNER

Lorraine M
Lorraine M

January 03, 2019

I am a very experienced sewer and have lots of design ideas, but would like to learn how to use slopers to create my pattern designs for 18" dolls and Wellie Wishers.

Lorraine M
Lorraine M

January 03, 2019

I am a very experienced sewer and have lots of design ideas, but would like to learn how to use slopers to create my pattern designs for 18" dolls and Wellie Wishers.

Wanda Bullion
Wanda Bullion

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a class that would show me how to combine pieces from various patterns to make new creations, and one that addresses the problems in sewing knit fabrics.

Sharon
Sharon

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a class on zippers.

Jo
Jo

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a pixie faire class that shows me how to resize patterns to fit other dolls

Shaya
Shaya

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a Pixie Faire course that shows me how to sew with knits! I know it would open up a whole new level of sewing for me!

lilly vincent
lilly vincent

January 03, 2019

1. "I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to [insert topic here] " make patterns for a girl for all time.

Janet B
Janet B

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that helps me improve my skills especially working with narrow Velcro putting in small zippers, lining things and finishing. I have so many ideas and not the skill or knowledge to do them

eileen
eileen

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to make custom patterns for American Girl dolls.

Rebecca
Rebecca

January 03, 2019

I would love to learn more about sewing on a small scale, in great detail.

Brisja
Brisja

January 03, 2019

I’d like to take a Pixie Faire course that shows me how to machine sew stretchy and knit fabrics.

Marianne
Marianne

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire course on how to make shoes and boots.

Jenny Schear
Jenny Schear

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire course that teaches me how to make different types of shoes. The shoes I’ve made haven’t turned out very well, and Id love to get more professional looking results!

Dawn
Dawn

January 03, 2019

I would love to take all the classes, especially the pattern making class.

Motorcycle Oma
Motorcycle Oma

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a Pixie Faire class to show me how to sew with stretchy knits.

Judy
Judy

January 03, 2019

i’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO make sure the pattern will fit before I sew the outfit.

Doris
Doris

January 03, 2019

I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO actually get the courage to get out my supplies and actually start.

Dorothy
Dorothy

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a pixie faire class on sewing with knit fabric.

Quinna
Quinna

January 03, 2019

My favorite class was sewing with knits!

Carol
Carol

January 03, 2019

I would enjoy a Pixie Faire class teaching clothing design. Thank you very much.

Lisa
Lisa

January 03, 2019

1. "I’D LOVE TO TAKE A PIXIE FAIRE CLASS THAT SHOWS ME HOW TO sewing techniques are done and include tips and finishing seam edges that look professional without a serger.

Motorcycle Oma
Motorcycle Oma

January 03, 2019

I would love to take a Pixie Faire class to help me with stretchy knits.

Brenda
Brenda

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a Pixie Faire Class to learn how to make fun trendy outfits my granddaughters would love.

Marjorie Brown
Marjorie Brown

January 03, 2019

A Pixie Faire class that shows how to crest modern clothing for my granddaughter with knowledge of Appropriate trims

Peggy A
Peggy A

January 03, 2019

I’d love to take a pixie faire class that shows me how to earn money on the clothes I make.

candy
candy

January 03, 2019

“I’d love to take a Pixie Faire class that shows me how to create doll slopers..

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