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Win a Crafty Chica-Fied Sewing Machine!

Our friend Crafty Chica’s Kathy Cano-Murillo, the chiquita of all trades, has a new craftacular book that’s on sale today,The Crafty Chica’s Guide to Artful Sewing. Whether you can hardly sew on a button or thread bobbins like a champ, Kathy’s got a project just for you. The Crafty Chica’s Guide to Artful Sewing features 30 fun, easy to sew projects for you to carry, wear, and use around the home. To celebrate the release of Kathy’s new book, this spectacular sweepstakes is filled with prizes that will help you channel your inner Crafty Chica!
One grand prize winner will receive:

  • A custom-decorated Janome ThreadBanger TB12 sewing machine, decorated by Kathy herself, and featured in The Crafty Chica’s Guide to Artful Sewing (courtesy of Janome)
  • A copy of The Crafty Chica’s Guide to Artful Sewing (courtesy of Potter Craft)
  • Thirty (30) Jars of Crafty Chica Glitter (courtesy of Duncan)
  • A custom-made Crafty Chica Picture Bracelet (courtesy of the Crafty Chica herself!)

This giveaway is now closed as of Feb 27. Thanks to all who entered!

22 thoughts on “Win a Crafty Chica-Fied Sewing Machine!

  1. Courticus says:

    Is the link to enter correct? Should we just send a blank email?

  2. missbhavens says:

    Ooooh, but clicking the link launches a mail program in my computer that I don’t use

  3. Kylie says:

    I would love to join, but I am having the same problem. I don’t have a direct connection to my email, so the link doesn’t work. Other options? :)

  4. Norm says:

    Simply use the following email address in any email.

  5. Natalie Zee Drieu says:

    To enter, please email Allison at amalec[at]randomhouse[dot]com with the subject line: Crafty Chica Sweepstakes.

  6. uyek says:

    On a Mac, hold down the Ctrl key when you click on the link, select “Copy Email Address.” You can paste the email adress in the email programme of your choice … no pesky mail programme will launch.
    On a PC, I suspect that you right-click and copy address but perhaps someone will post definatively.

  7. missbhavens says:


  8. Crafty Chica says:

    Thank you CraftZine, Potter Craft, Janome, and Duncan!
    In the book there is a picture of my first sewing machine that I covered in buttons, it is currently on display in the Heard Museum in Phoenix, AZ.
    For the projects in the book, I used a Janome Memory Craft 11000. Sweetness!
    For this contest, Janome sent me a Threadbanger TravelMate to trick out exclusively for this contest!
    I had so much fun decorating it! It is brand-new and fully functional. None of the decorations will get in the way of creating your projects! I used permanent Crafty Chica paints, sealed. The buttons permanently secured with Liquid Fusion adhesive. It also has Crafty Chica sacred heart and rose/scissor tattoos all over it, plus gems and polka dots on top. There is a message in Spanish on the handle, dedicated to sewing :-)
    P.S. There is a little bit of brush on gliter, it is sealed too…
    Good luck!!!

  9. Alison says:

    Um…should I, like, put my name or some other info in the email?

  10. Anonymous says:

    you need to manually take out [at] and replace it with @ symbol. then do the same with [dot] and relace it with .
    copy and paste into your email.
    good luck everyone!

  11. Anonymous says:

    copy and paste email address into whatever email you use then change [at} to @ and [dot] to .

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