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My SMS Giveaway Day Winners!

Ghainsom from Germany won my Humble Luna giveaway with the comment, “This tail is a great idea. Count me in!”. She’ll be picking out one of the tails from Humble Luna’s shop. Remember, if you are interested in buying one of these adorable costume dragon tails type “The Handmade Experiment” into the notes for seller’s section and receive a 20% discount!

Grace won my Craftypod eBook giveaway with the comment, “I think the project linus charity is pretty cool! I love that you’re donating 15% of your profits! My fave is crafty tree trimmings!”. So she’ll be receiving a copy of Crafty Tree Trimmings. If you’d like a copy of this eBook, don’t wait. They are only available for purchase until December 31.

Thanks again everyone for such a great SMS Giveaway Day and for leaving really fantastic and encouraging feedback for the artists.

Don’t forget to check out my current giveaway with Sesame Seed Designs.

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Diane Gilleland, aka Sister Diane, is one of Portland’s top crafters and craft authors. Her podcasts, tutorials, tips and tools have helped guide many crafters and small business owners through the murky waters of the handmade movement.

That is what this blog is about too. I started this whole experiment as a test. To see if I could really do it. Teach myself to sew, learn how to read patterns, find a community and a group of people that help to spark my creativity and inspire me to learn and do and handmake more.

And the more I’ve learned the more I’ve tried to share with you. So what could be better for my Sew, Mama, Sew December Giveaway Day contribution then a chance to help Sister Diane spread the word! Diane has graciously offered up one of her ebooks (winner’s choice!) for giveaway and all you have to do to win is leave a comment here before Sunday December 6th, (midnight PST) telling us which ebook you would be interested in winning and why.

For an extra chance to win please leave a second comment telling us your favorite crafty charity. I know a lot of people are feeling the need to reach out this holiday season and your comment might give someone the information they need to do some good.

Diane, along with Susan Beal, Linda Permann, Kayte Terry, Betz White, and Patricia Zapata are helping reach out by donating 15% of each sale of their new ebook Crafty Tree Trimmings to Project Linus. They’re a nationwide charity that collects handmade blankets for children who are suffering from serious illness, trauma, or otherwise in need. This ebook will be on sale only until December 31, 2009!

Thanks for reading this past year. Make sure to check out Sister Diane’s podcasts and tutorials. Her book Kanzashi in Bloom is on sale now. And good luck! I’ll pick the winner at random and I’ll announce it on Monday. Good luck!