Win a copy of the audiobook
"A History of Hand Knitting"
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Have a favorite knitting book that you'd like to listen to while knitting?

Recommend a title for Kathy Goldner to make into an audio book and get in the random drawing for an audio copy of "A History of Hand Knitting" by Richard Rutt. To enter, simply post your comment on the show notes page and copy your post into an e-mail to Jennifer@craftsanity.com. Please include your mailing address in your e-mail so I know where to send your prize if you win.

The deadline is Saturday, March 8. Good luck everyone!

Listen to episode 71
Win a copy of 'Kristin Knits' or 'Knitting for Baby'
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This week I'm giving away two books: "Kristin Knits" and "Knitting for Baby" (the book she co-authored with Melanie Falick who was featured on episode 30.) Post a comment about on the show notes page and get in the drawing to win one of these two great books. Tell us how you use color in your work.

Do you use it with wild abandon, or you more monochromatic in your thinking? To enter, simply copy your post into an e-mail to
Jennifer@craftsanity.com. Please include your mailing address in your e-mail so I know where to send your prize if you win. The deadline is Friday, Feb. 29. Good luck everyone!

Listen to episode 70
Win a copy of "For the Love of Letters"
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To win one of two copies of Samara O'Shea's book "For the Love of Letters," write a letter about what letter writing means to you and send it to my P.O. box (address below) postmarked no later than Feb. 29. I will call upon Samara's letter writing expertise to select the winners. Are you a letter writer? Did you ever receive, or send a letter than changed your life? Send me your story for a chance to win a book and have your letter scanned and published online. Please write: "For the Love of Letters" on the envelope so I know your writing to enter the contest. Please include your e-mail address so we can reach you quickly if we need to.

Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood
CraftSanity Podcast producer
P.O. Box 888192
Grand Rapids, MI 49588-8192

Listen to episode 69
Winner of a copy of "Warm Fuzzies"
UPDATE: The winner was
MELISSA of Harmony, PA!
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Win a copy of "Warm Fuzzies." Post a comment for the show notes page for episode 68 and get in the drawing for the guide to felting and fulling your way to the creation of 30 fun projects. To enter, simply copy your post into an e-mail to Jennifer@craftsanity.com. Please include your mailing address in your e-mail so I know where to send your prize if you win. The deadline is Sunday, Feb. 17. Good luck everyone!
Winner of a copy of "Couture Crochet Workshop"
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Enter to win a copy of Lily Chin's "Couture Crochet Workshop: Mastering Fit, Fashion and Finesse." Post a comment on the show notes page.

To get in the random drawing, copy your comment into an e-mail message to jennifer@craftsanity.com.

Please include your mailing address in the e-mail so we can get the prize to you if you win.

The deadline is Sunday, Feb. 3.

Good luck everyone!
Winner of LillyBean original wool felt sandwich
Update: The winner is Teri from California20071117-ZY173088
Enter to win this wool felt sandwich made in Grand Rapids, Michigan by Hilary Seabolt, owner of Lilly Bean Market. Post a comment on the show notes page about a food toy you've made or suggest a food you'd like to see Hilary make out of felt. (You can comment about something you heard during the podcast and that will count, too.) To get in the random drawing, copy your comment into an e-mail message to jennifer@craftsanity.com. Please include your mailing address in the e-mail so we can get the prize to you if you win. The deadline is February 1. Good luck!
Winner of "Itty-Bitty Nursery"
UPDATE: We have a winner! Congrats to Beth in Glendale, CA!17893079
"Itty-Bitty Nursery," post a comment on the show notes page about the most whimsical thing you've ever made or something whimsical that you want to make. Or, if whimsy isn't your thing, feel free to respond to anything Susan said during our chat in your post and I will enter you into the drawing.

To enter, simply copy your post into an e-mail to Jennifer@craftsanity.com. Please include your mailing address in your e-mail so I know where to send your prize if you win. The deadline is Friday, Jan. 18.

Good luck everyone!
Winner of "Son of Stitch 'N Bitch"
Update: We have a winner. Congrats to Cathy of New York.
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Workman Publishing donated a copy of Stoller's new book, "Son of Stitch'N Bitch: 45 Projects to Knit & Crochet for MEN," for me to give away. To win leave a comment about crafting for men at the show notes page. Copy your post into and e-mail to Jennifer@craftsanity.com and I'll get you into the random drawing. Please include your mailing address in your e-mail so I know where to send your prize if you win. The deadline is Saturday, Dec. 2. Good luck everyone!
Winner of an issue of "Craft Leftovers Monthly"
Update: We have a winner. Congrats to Kathleen of Bonn, Germany
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Kristin Roach ships craft goodness right to the doors of her Craft Leftovers Monthly subscribers. This week, CraftSanity listeners have a chance to win the December issue that includes a zine and supplies to make a cute Christmas ornament designed by Kristin.

To enter the contest post a comment at the show notes page about what you make out of your leftover art and craft supplies. Copy your post into and e-mail to Jennifer@craftsanity.com and I'll get you into the random drawing. Please include your mailing address in your e-mail so I know where to send the book if you win. The deadline is Saturday, Nov. 24. Good luck everyone!
Winner of "KnitKnit" the book
Update: We have a winner. Congrats to Manon of Ile-Bizard, Canada

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Sabrina likes to make art in a variety of mediums. Post a comment on the show notes page about your favorite medium or mediums by the entry about this podcast at CraftSanity.com.

Let's get a dialog going. What do you like to work with? Do you specialize in one art or craft form, or like to dabble in multiple things? Why do you specialize or follow multiple interests? What did Sabrina say that struck a cord with you?

Answer any or all or these questions and copy your post into and e-mail to Jennifer@craftsanity.com and I'll get you into the random drawing. Please include your mailing address in your e-mail so I know where to send the book if you win. The deadline is Oct. 28.

Good luck everyone.
Winner of 'The Creative Family'
Update: We have a winner. Congrats to Amy of West Roxbury, Mass.

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Enter the random drawing to win a copy of Amanda's book "The Creative Family: How to Encourage Imagination and Nurture Family Connection." Post a comment on the show notes page about how you celebrate life's simple pleasures (or anything else related to this episode) and copy it into an e-mail to Jennifer@craftsanity.com along with your mailing address and I'll get you entered in our random drawing. The deadline to enter is Sept. 29.

Good luck everyone!
Winner of 'Paper Crafting with Carol Duvall'
Update: We have a winner. Congrats to Teri of Overlnd, Kansas.

Want to win a copy of "Paper Crafting with Carol Duvall"? Post a comment at the show notes page for show #57 and copy/paste your comment into an e-mail message to jennifer@craftsanity.com along with your mailing address and you'll be entered to win.

The deadline to enter is August 5. Good luck!
Winner of handmade soap from Dee Bellini
Update: We have a winner. Congrats to Bree, of Northville, Mich.

Want to sample Dee's fantastic products? Post a comment at the show notes page for show #56 and copy/paste your comment into an e-mail message to jennifer@craftsanity.com along with your mailing address and I'll get you entered in the drawing for a gift package of great soaps and skin products. Share a soap story or a link to one of your own tutorials. Good luck everyone.

The deadline to enter is July 20. Good luck!
Winner of a copy of 'Bend the Rules Sewing'
Update: We have a winner. Congrats to Beth, of Nashville, Tenn.
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Win a copy of Amy's book: This week I'm thrilled to be giving away a copy of Amy's Karol's "Bend the Rules Sewing" book.

So post a comment about this episode at the show notes page for show #55 and copy/paste your comment into an e-mail message to jennifer@craftsanity.com along with your mailing address and I'll get you entered in the drawing.

Share a sewing story or comment about something Amy and I discussed. It's up to you.

The deadline to enter is Saturday, June 30. Good luck everyone!




Winner of "Knitting Nell"
Update: We have a winner. Congrats to Karen, of Bateau Bay, Australia

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Win a copy of Julie's darling book!

This week I'm giving away a copy of Julie's book "Knitting Nell" to one lucky CraftSantiy listener.

In the spirit of Julie's Good Scarf project, post a comment at the show notes page for show #54 and copy/paste your comment into an e-mail message to jennifer@craftsanity.com along with your mailing address and I'll get you entered in the drawing.

The deadline is Friday, June 15. Good luck everyone!

(A special thanks to the publisher, Houghton Mifflin Company, for sponsoring the giveaway.)

Winner of the PBS "Craft in America" DVD
Update: We have a winner. Congrats to Anna of West Palm Beach, Fla.
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If you'd like to own a copy of this craftabulous series on DVD, you can buy a copy or enter the CraftSanity Drawing to win. All you have to do I post your response to the following questions: "What's the difference between art and craft? Are you an artist or crafter? Can you be both?" Post a comment at the show notes page for show #53 and copy/paste your comment into an e-mail message to me to enter the drawing.

The deadline is Friday, June 2.









Winner of "Domiknitrix: Whip Your Knitting Into Shape"
UPDATE: The winner of "DomiKNITrix: Whip your knitting into Shape" is Cecilia Parkinson of Santa Rosa, Calif. Congrats!

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Post a comment at the show notes page for show #52 and copy/paste your comment into an e-mail message to me to enter to win a copy of Jennifer Stafford's "Domiknitrix: Whip Your Knitting Into Shape,"

Thanks to North Light Books for donating the book. Good luck everyone!

The deadline is Friday, May 25.



Winner of "Get Your Crochet On! Hip Hats & Cool Caps"
Update: The winner of the contest was Erica in Michigan
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Post a comment at the show notes page for show #51 and copy/paste your comment into an e-mail message to me to enter to win a copy of Afya Ibomu's "Get Your Crochet On! Hip Hats & Cool Caps."

Thanks to Taunton Press for donating the book. Good luck everyone!

The deadline is Friday, April 27.
Winner of the Monsterbubbles cross stitch kit
Update: The winner of the contest was Trish from Lauderdale by the Sea, Fla.
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This Week's Contest: Win this Monsterbubbles cross stitch kit which includes the pattern, screen, beads, wood frame and bottle caps.

You supply the thread. This is design is based on one of Heather's tattoo.

To enter leave a comment on the show notes for episode 49 and copy/paste it into an e-mail to Jennifer along with your full name and mailing address. The deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 14.



Winners of autographed copy of "AlternaCrafts"

UPDATE: And the winners of the Episode #48 contest are...
Congrats to Adriana of San Jeronimo Aculco, Mexico and Deb Sawyer, of McKinleyville, Calif., who won the drawing for copies of the fab "AlternaCrafts: 20+ Hi-Style Lo-Budget Projects to Make" by Jessica Vitkus. Thanks to Jessica and STC Craft for sponsoring the giveaway.
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For a chance to win an autographed copy of Jessica Vitkus' "AlternaCrafts," leave a comment on the show page for episode 48 and copy/paste the comment into an email to jennifer@craftsanity.com. The deadline is Friday, Feb. 2




Update: Win a copy of "Itty-Bitty Hats"
The contest deadline is past. I'll announce the winner on my next show next year. Thanks to everyone who left a comment.

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Susan is donating a signed copy of her book to a lucky CraftSanity listener. To enter, please leave a comment on the show notes page about your homemade crafty tradtions. Since this book was the inspiration for a family birthday cake hat tradition in my home, I’d love to hear about your homemade traditions, too. Do you have anything in your family that has been passed down for generations? Or do you have an idea for a new homemade tradition that you’d like to share?

Also, please copy your comment into an e-mail with your address so I can get you into the random drawing. I can’t wait to hear from you. Good luck everyone! The deadline to enter is Tuesday, Dec. 19.
Winner of "Craftivity"
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Readers left comments at the at the show notes page for show #45 answering the following question: Why do you craft? for a chance to win “Craftivity” by Tsia Carson.

The winner is Donna of Australia.

Thanks to HarperCollins for donating the book.
"Sew Subversive" Refashioning Gallery

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Here's a look at the refashioning projects CraftSanity listeners submitted to get into the drawing for a copy of “Sew Subversive: Down & Dirty DIY for the Fabulous Fashionista” by Melissa Alvarado, Melissa Rannels and Hope Meng. Thanks to all who entered and Taunton Press for donating the book.



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"Color Harmony" Book Giveaway Quilt Submissions
Thanks to all who submitted photographs of their quilt projects to enter the drawing for a copy of Weeks Ringle's book. Click the link below to check out the entries.
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Winner of the "Our Lady of Weight Loss" book
Winning artwork by Anu Schnuck, of Lake Park, Fla. Congrats Anu! (Announced in show #41)
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"Hip to Stitch" contest entries
Thanks to all who submitted photographs of their embroidery projects to enter the drawing for two autographed copies of Melinda Barta's "Hip to Stitch" book. Tune in to episode 37 to hear who won. Thanks to Melinda and Interweave for sponsoring the contest.



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Sweet contest entries
Thanks to those who entered Claudine's "Sweet" 20 minute art challenge. Everyone who submitted an entry was entered into a random drawing and Abby, CraftSanity's 2-year-old vice president of fun, pulled four names from her mom's wicker garden hat. The winners are: Dorothy, Susan, Wan and Hanna. Congrats!

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"52 Projects" contest
Projects, projects and more projects...


Thanks to the CraftSanity listeners who sent in project photos for a shot at winning Jeffrey Yamaguchi's excellent book "52 Projects: Random Acts of Everyday Creativity." From quilts to knitting to stuffed monsters, you ladies and gents are very busy creating. Craftabulous!

Here's a look at what some of you are working on...
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