Book Review and Giveaway

As a craft Blogger, I am often asked to review products and books.  This week I would like to share a new book, “How to Make Stuffed Animals” by Sian Keegan.  

  • Quarry Books will giveaway one free copy of this book to one of my blog readers from the USA or Canada. 

Would you like to be the lucky person to receive this beautiful book?

  • Please leave your email address and message in my comments below this post between Sunday 23, 2012 and Saturday 29, 2012.  

  • The lucky person who will receive the giveaway will be announced on my blog on October 1, 2012. (A random number generator will be used in the giveaway).

The projects in this book are fresh and fun.  The book contains modern, simple patterns and instructions for 18 Projects.  Illustrated instructions for sewing 18 unique animals, including complete patterns.  The animals are designed with a clean modern aesthetic.

Projects are easy enough for beginning sewers. 

Learn how to make 18 stuffed animal projects with original sewing patterns and
illustrated instructions with this endearing new guide. With a complete overview of techniques and materials, “How to Make Stuffed Animals” shows that making these cuddly creatures is fun, addictive, and much easier than one would think. Anyone who has completed the most basic of sewing projects can master the projects in this book, and these cute creations can be used as decorative objects or the home or as great handmade gifts.

Inside, you'll find adorable animals like:
- A squirrel holding an acorn
- A grizzly bear
- A raccoon
- A horse
- A bird mobile
- Cute canines
- Furry felines
- And many more

Explore a comprehensive range of animals in a modern and simple style with How to
Make Stuffed Animals! 

  • Make sure to enter the giveaway by leaving your email and a message by posting a comment below!


  1. Oh how absolutely ADORABLE!!!. I would be so blessed if I were to win this wonderful book, but good luck to everyone who participates and to the one who ends up winning.
    I like your site, I still have more browsing to do though. I have bookmarked it and will visit again soon.
    My email is inkkfreakk [at]
    You will need to take the spaces out.

    Thanks for the opportunity to win a goodie...

  2. I would love to own this book. I have a brand new grandaughter and I am sure she would like a stuffed animal made by grandma. Thanks,
    Kathy Davis

  3. I love the look of this book! I would love to make some of those cute dachshounds! thank you for the review and chance to win!

  4. I don't mind being #1. I love this book and keep saying I'm going to get it and then never do. So of course, pick me please. LOL Thanks for a chance to win.

  5. OOOO this book looks like so much fun! I hope the magic generator is good to me! Thanks so much for the opportunity...Shelley

  6. I love stuffed animal and have been looking for a good instructional book to make my own. Thanks for a chance to win!

  7. How lucky I would be to win this! I have plenty of grand children that love stuffed animals.

  8. How wonderful a giveaway is this!! I would love to win and would definitely use this book to make stuffed animals. My email

  9. I've added your contest to my Squidoo article Craft Giveaways. Thanks so much! Peggy

  10. THanks! I've added your contest to my Squidoo article Craft Giveaways.

  11. What a neat book! This would be really handy for me - I have a 4 month old great-grandson and a 5 year old great-granddaughter. Email is

  12. What a neat book! I would love to have this as I have a 4 month old great-grandson and a 5 year old great-granddaughter. Email is

  13. I would to learn how to make stuff animals

  14. I'd love to win this book!
    I'm always looking for new sewing projects and the book seem right up my alley.

  15. I would love to win this book, It is awesome, and create these lovely creatures. Thanks for the chance!

  16. Those are so cute! If I win I'll share it with my niece, with a request that she put my name down for one of those sweet dachshunds. :)

    Thanks for the giveaway.

    wordygirl at earthlink dot net

  17. Oh my goodness! It's so super cute! I'd la la LOVE to win! Cheers!

    heatheranne99 at gmail dot com

  18. I want to win! I heart wiener dogs and would love to make my own fleet of them. sewbeads at yahoo dot com


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