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Book Giveaway: Sewing in a Straight Line

Jun 04, 2012
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New-York based designer Brett Bara is an author, television host, and all-around DIY goddess. Her latest book, Sewing in a Straight Line (Potter Craft, 2011) includes 26 apparel, home decor, and adorable gift projects, all created with straight seams. With Brett’s step-by-step tutorials, you can start sewing projects like the One-Hour Skirt, Origami Dress, and City Girl Tote right away.

Leave a comment on this post before the deadline-11:59 pm, June 13th, 2012-and you could be the lucky winner who will be chosen at random and announced on June 15th.

Brett was featured in “Designer Insider” in the Summer 2012 issue of SewStylish!

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  1. User avater 39sewgal July 10th

    This book sounds fabulous and would make the perfect gift for my Granddaughter-in-law who is taking sewing lessons. Finally someone in the family who wants to learn to enjoy sewing as much as I do.

  2. User avater sandipratt June 15th

    WOW I'd love to win THIS !!

  3. Mizmash June 14th

    "Sewing In A Stragiht Line" - Probably a challenge for the best of us - newbies!!!
    Thanks for the chance to win this book.

  4. NIghtWoman June 14th

    Just about all I can sew is a straight line. I'd love to win this book and see what I can do.

  5. user-1119900 June 14th

    user: NSJ aka as Grandma Sue. The book looks like one I would use for myself and to begin teaching my 6 yr old granddaughter to sew. (I was six when I began sewing with my mother and grandmother.) The book would probably help continue that tradition. I will consider purchasing it if I don't receive one.

  6. idahomeow June 14th

    I would LOVE to get this book!

  7. jamilah June 12th

    greetings...its could be me??

  8. user-1127959 June 12th

    Boy could I use this! Sewing in a straight line has always been an issue with me!

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  10. User avater Clairinette June 12th

    With my old Singer, which can only make straight and zigzag stitches, this book will be the perfect companion of my future sewing hours.

  11. sewerdownunder June 12th

    Just love the inspiration on the title alone, would be priviledged to have a copy to pour over and use as a launch pad to create and inspire others.

  12. Karrie_S June 12th

    This book looks awesome! thanks for the chance to win. I hope I get to put it in my library!

  13. SewCapeCod June 11th

    Love that cute skirt

  14. 2much2so June 11th

    You had me at Origami Dress. Thanks for the giveaway!

  15. 2much2so June 11th

    You had me at Origami Dress. Thanks for the giveaway!

  16. LeeAnneW June 11th

    Love the cover photo. This would be a book that I would use over and over again!

  17. user-1142077 June 10th

    Sewing straight lines is just what I need to get back into sewing, I just got my hands on a 100 year old white sewing machIne and this book would be perfect to get this beauty back in business.

  18. User avater lisahenrysdatter June 10th

    Love all the cover designs. Would love to have this book.

  19. riversilt June 10th

    I don't have this book in my library. Pick me and good luck to all other avid sewers.

  20. user-1142471 June 9th

    this book has already gotten some great reviews- would be a great companion for my current fashion design classes!

  21. User avater saifonanaya June 9th

    Aw wow That's awsom give way I love colors

  22. susan718 June 8th

    I'd love to learn from this book. Thanks for the giveaway.

  23. User avater prettysewlulu June 8th

    I want to this book so bad it is an amazing book i saw at the local libary .. iam and new sewer .. i would adore and save this book forever !! <3 pretty please with suger on top

  24. Fleurty June 8th

    The projects in the book looks so cool!! I love the video tutorials that Brett posts as well, keep up the good work!

  25. denisefisher June 7th

    pick me, i can just about sew a straight line. ;)

  26. ngb91 June 6th

    Being a full time college student, this book seems like a fun and quick way to unwind from all my school work.

  27. miamihoneybee June 6th

    I am pretty new to sewing (started last November), so this would be a great book for me. Although actually sewing a truly straight line is still challenging :)

  28. Stitchy105 June 5th

    Hope to be the winner!! I'm an avid quilter but would like to try "regular" sewing! Thanks!!

  29. Sella June 5th

    I am sure I will be the winner!!

  30. Sherly_K June 5th

    Looks like a great book! Thanks for the chance to win.

  31. IamLilyMunster June 4th

    I'd love to win a copy of this book. Thanks!

  32. bajjmayer June 4th

    This looks fantastic since I am just getting back into sewing after many years and I am trying to get some skills back

  33. bajjmayer June 4th

    This looks fantastic since I am just getting back into sewing after many years and I am trying to get some skills back

  34. lynaeve June 4th

    Thanks for the giveaway. I wanted to get this book.

  35. misssarcastica June 4th

    Book looks awesome. I love both the skirts in the pics.

  36. User avater ShiningStar June 4th

    I could really use this book.

  37. Robin809 June 4th

    I would love to win this book. Thank you for the opportunity!

  38. User avater YasminS June 4th

    The projects sound interesting and fun! Would love to win a copy.

  39. user-1023732 June 4th

    Ooh, I could use an excuse to practice sewing straight!

  40. TalyQu June 4th

    That looks like a great book. Would love to have it for me and my daughters.

  41. cnewpower June 4th

    Looks like a book with lots of inspiring designs! Hope to win a copy!

  42. Katy383 June 4th

    Sewing in lots of straight lines is very appealing to me. I would love to win this book!

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