Welcome to DAY 3 of our 12 Days of Christmas celebration!
For our 2nd Day Of Christmas giveaway, we are doing a GIVEAWAY of one $100 Sewing Machine Plus Gift Card to one lucky winner. The gift card can be used towards any item available on the Sewing Machine Plus website. Woot, Woot!
Maybe you'll use your gift card to buy an accessory to go with your favorite machine or a new tool to make sewing even easier! Sewing With Cinnamon has several courses that highlight specific machines, specific features, and specific accessories! For these courses we frequently bring in guest instructors that have a high level of expertise in a specific machine or area. It's a treat to bring these courses to you, I always learn so much too!
One of our most popular courses, Serger Basics is taught by my friend, Donna Kinley of DKinley Designs! Donna is an expert instructor and has contributed towards many of the Sewing With Cinnamon courses. You can find a collection of courses that feature her videos in the new Sewing With Cinnamon format too!
Here's a sneak peek at the course:
We have a variety of machine specific courses, here are a few highlights:
In 2022 we plan to bring you more courses, such as:
Watching these resource videos just got SEW much easier because...
Sewing With Cinnamon has just gotten a huge upgrade! We so excited to announce that you can find our app on all streaming services! You heard me right! Roku, AppleTV, Fire TV, IOS apps, Android Apps, and Google Play!
The big news is that we are offering this new SWC+ experience to all current Sewing With Cinnamon members. That means if you are currently a member, you'll be given access to this new platform at no additional charge and still receive all the benefits of your existing SWC membership!
Get An Extra Benefit If You Sign-Up Before January 1st: If you're not a member yet, or were a member in the past but have canceled, you should consider joining before January 1st. Why? After January 1st, we will be running all signups through the new platform (not through Pixie Faire). This new experience is amazing and will include the pattern and course guide each month, no coupons needed for that any more. So, if you sign up through Pixie Faire before January 1st, you'll be grandfathered in and receive a monthly coupon code for a free pattern of your choice in addition to the one that is included with the topic as it releases - Wow! Double bonus! Sign Up Today!
To enter this week's contest, simply click the link below and then enter through the giveaway widget at the bottom of the blog post, there are many things you can do to earn multiple entry points!
Contest Details: You enter through the entry form that is embedded on this page and appears just below this paragraph, if you don't see it, be sure to visit the page from your desktop or an alternate browser such as Google Chrome. It may not appear on all mobile devices. The complete rules and entry details appear on the entry form. This is not a comment contest - in other words, leaving a comment on the bottom of this page is not an official entry method. The only required entry method is to leave a comment under this post and then confirm that you did it in the contest widget. One person will receive the Lifetime SWC Membership. You can enter once, or gain multiple entries by completing the other entry methods and increase your chances of winning. Please review all Terms and Conditions on the giveaway page before entering. 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 Pixie Faire and Sewing With Cinnamon.a Rafflecopter giveaway
Commenting below and confirming your entry in the widget above gives you one entry method, the other methods are listed in the widget above, be sure to enter in as many ways as you can to receive the maximum amount of entries to win the prize!
Entry method #1, comment on this blog post finishing the following sentence…
“I'd love a demonstration for _________ (machine type or tool).”
Comments must be left (on this blog post) by midnight (pacific) on Tuesday, 12/28/2021.
The widget will be updated the following day with the first name of the winner. The winner will be contacted at the emial provided when entering.
Additionally, by commenting, you agree to allow us to use your comments for future promotional activities. In other words – we might quote you when we are putting together new testimonial pages. If you’re not okay with that – don’t leave a comment
Okay, good luck, and if we’ve forgotten anything we will modify and/or update this post as needed.
We hope you enjoy our 12 Days Of Christmas Celebration. We are incredibly grateful for your ongoing support and wish you a happy holiday season, and a terrific new year!
Cinnamon & Pixie Faire Team
I would love a demonstration on smocking and machine embroidery.
I would like to see video instructions on making doll shoes.
After reading others comments a couple items really are of interest to me too. I would love to see a demo on an embroidery machine. AND a demo on the plastic snaps.
I would like a demonstration of different stitches you could use to change the look of a pattern..
I’d love to see a demonstration on using a hemstitch foot to sew a curved hem using a satin fabric.
I’d love a demonstration for other seam types using a serger.
I would love to see how to use a fagoter for doll clothes.
I would love to see how to use a fagoter for doll clothes.
I would also like a demonstration of the Cricut machine and what it can do
I would like a demo on sergers and the ruffle foot
I’d love to see a demonstration of the different types of sewing machines, electronic vs regular, embroidery vs doing embroidery on a regular machine, differences in the various brands.
Also, I would love to finally learn how to use my ruffler attachment after all these years, lol!
I would love a demo on the specialty sewing feet as well, like the piping, ruffler, putting on trim, etc.
I would love a demonstration on serger basics
I’d love to see a demo of a dress done entirely in the hoop
Janome Embroider I just got and am lost
I’d love to see a demonstration of the ruffler.
I’d love to see a demonstration of using a basic, non computerized sewing machine to do machine embroidery or other fancy stitch hacks. My mom used to do it with hers and I never really learned.
I would love to see a demonstration on the many different types of sewing machine feet and what to use them for. Thank you, Pixie Farie. You are the greatest!
I would love to see a demonstration of many types of sewing “feet” and what they are for!
I’d love a demonstration for machine embroidery, how to do it, how to create the files needed to do the embroidery, and what to look for when choosing a sewing machine that can do it.”
I’d like you to do a sewing machine foot 2.0 with different feet than in the last course. There are so many available! Which others do the doll sewing experts find especially fun or useful? I think that would interesting and helpful.
I’d like to see the uses of a roller foot for vinyl and leather.
Love you to demonstrate serger techniques.
I would love to see a demonstration on how to use the the specialty stitches that come on my sewing/embroidery machine.
I’d love to see a demonstration for smocking on doll dresses
I’d love a demonstration on how to add tiny trims and appliqués to doll clothes and also, comparisons of the different fabric cutting machines…both with dies and computerized ones without dies. thanks!
I would love a demonstration of machine embroidery for doll clothing.
There is so much information on Sewing with Cinnamon, I can’t even think of anything.
I love to see a demonstration for a ruffle tool.
I would love to see a demonstration surging small clothing as in doll clothes.
I would love to see a demonstration of repairing holes and tears in fabric, both hand sewing and by machine.
I’d love to see a demonstration of an embroidery machine. I have one but don’t know how to use it
I honestly can’t think of anything I’d like to see a demonstration for, mostly because I haven’t sewn in a while and need to get back into it.
I would like to see a demonstration of sergers and their uses.
I would love a demonstration on a machine that can handle teeny tiny doll clothes….such as Mattel Liddle Kiddles. With the resurgence of interest in not only our lovely 18" dolls, but so many vintage collectibles, it would be good to have a resource for this type of doll clothing construction.
I would like to see a demonstration on turning small pieces of fabric tubing.
I would love to see a demonstration on using a seam binding foot.
I would love to see a demonstration on how to use a serger and what is the best brand to buy.
I would love to see a demo on using a surger for fish line hem.
I’d love a demonstration of a new serger.
I’d love to see a demonstration on what type of serger works best with doll clothes.
I would love to see more and more of serger sewing. You can do so many things in shorter time with a serger. I’ve been told what I can do on a serger, but not HOW to do them.
Like to know more about sergers & how to use them.
I’d love a demonstration for a serger.
Would love the elastic inserted
“I’d love a demonstration for how to use a rolled hem foot.”
WOULD BE GREAT TO WIN THIS
I would love a demonstration on embroidery machines. Thank You for the awesome giveaways.😘
I would love to see a demonstration of the rolled hem foot.
I would love to see a demo on sewing with the ruffler foot. How to measure your fabric so the ruffle matches with your dress. I would also like to see a demo on sewing work elastic thread.
I would love to see a demonstration about buying a serger. What features are available and particularly useful for sewing doll clothes? What brands exist and how do they compare?
I’d like demo on machine maintenance!
Some good ideas in comments! I would love to see a demonstration on using different trims.
I would love to see a demonstration on machine embroidery for doll clothes.
I’d love a demonstration for the shirring foot! My grandmother used to sew shirring by hand but I don’t have that kind of patience!!
Winning! Winning! Winning!
I’d love a demonstration on all the different sewing feet for the sewing machine.
I’d love to see a demonstration on smocking.
I’d love a demonstration for nicely finishing seam allowances on doll clothes with a basic machine. I have a Kenmore I bought in 1982 and it works just fine. Been experimenting with seam finishes to stop fraying and would like to see what doll clothes experts like you have to say.
I would like to see a demonstration using the ROLLED HEM FOOT
I would love to see a demonstration of sergers and all the ways you can finish edges to make a more professional look to your outfits.
I’d love a demonstration on the use of the different sewing machine feet.
I’d love a demonstration for finishing stitches using a serger.
I would love to see a demonstration on making shoes that do not require use of a sewing machine.
I would love to see a demo for basic cleaning/maintenance that needs to be done.
I’d love a demonstration for using the brother scan and cut machine to cut fabric for doll clothes
I’d love a demonstration of the different sewing machine feet. Thank you!
I would love to know if a serger can be used on any part of AG pattern .
Id like a demo on how to use the Serger on ¼ inch seams and not make the doll outfit too small. How to do little curves on doll clothes with the serger. How to hide tails without bulk.
I would love a demo of Cricut machine
I’d love a demonstration for many of the different types of presser feet that can go on sewing machines.
Various sewing machine Feet and their uses.
I would very much like to learn how to use a serger. I have been afraid to buy one for fear of not being able to use it. Thanks for these give a ways Cinnamon, and for the freebee Fridays too.
I’d love a demonstration of Presser feet and Smocking!
“I’d love a demonstration for Rolled Hems on a Serger.
I would like to see how to use the Cricut to cut material for appliqué work.
I’d love to see a serger demo
I’d love to see a demonstration on a ruffler foot! It’s the one foot I can’t seem to master that I think I would actually use frequently if I could just get my head around it.
I would love to see a demo of using a zipper foot
I’d love to see a demonstration on anything, and everything related to the sewing machine
I love a demonstration of cutting machines. I have the Cricut Maker and have used it a little for doll items but I know I could use it so much more!
I’d like to see a demo of the use of a serger
I would like to see a demo of using a serger for small doll size clothes.
Would love a demo on how to attach snaps and grommets neatly. Mine look messy. Thanks.
I would like to see a demonstration of all
my special sewing feet I have bout. Blind hemmed, ruffled, etc.
Alas, so many comments are about “cutting machines.” I don’t have a clue! What is the purpose of the machine? How do they work? Where do you purchase one? How much do they cost? Etc.
I’d love to see a demonstration on using a ruffler foot, how to measure fabric to use the ruffler so it fits your pattern, etc.
I would love to see demo on sewing with elastic and elastic thread for smocked designs.
I’d love a demonstration on how a serger works.
Love the good service from Sewing Machine Plus. I ordered hoop for my embroidery machine from there in the past, they delivered fast.
I would love to see a demonstration of lettuce edging on an old Bernina 830(1970’s)
I would love a demonstration on the automatic buttonholes for the Elna SU (older model).
Id love a demonstration for specific sewing feet & how to use them.
I would like a demonstration on a serger.
I’d love a demonstration for cutting machines – including all the prep & clean up details!
I would love to see a demonstration on how to get started with a serger. Thank you!
I would love a demonstration on using all the different sewing feet that cam with my machine. I only use 4 of the many they included.
I’d like a demo on what the feet that came with my sewing machine are actually for. I have several I don’t use because I’m not sure what they do.
Any little tidbit that I can get my hands on would be wonderful. Your freebie fridays are a joy and you things you offer have enriched my ability to be a better sewist.
December 28, 2021
I would love to learn how to properly use my pin tucking feet that I have for my machine. I Have 3, 5 and 7 channel feet but don’t really know how to use them.