Thursday, November 3, 2016

2 Huge Giveaways - because we're thankful for you!

Today we get to show you how thankful we are for you!  We've planned 2 amazing giveaways because we're thankful for how much you love Project Run & Play and for everyone of you who has participated in the past.  Where would we be without you?
And that brings us to another thing we're thankful for; all the past designers on Project Run & Play who have made it such a wonderful event!  So very many of them have gone on to be hugely successful designers and creators in the sewing community.  It's because of their ability to bring their best to everything they do that has made Project Run & Play great and what they're doing now so amazing. 
So we're extremely thankful that when we asked, they agreed to help make Project Run & Play successful once more by providing some amazing prize packages for this month's giveaways.  Here's how amazing: approximately $600 in value!  


Here's what is included in Giveaway #1:

$50 gift certificate to Fat Quarter Shop
$40 shop credit to Imagine Gnats
$25 gift certificate to Blank Slate Patterns
$20 gift certificate to Gracious Threads
3 patterns from Mouse House Creations
3 patterns from Jennuine Designs
3 pattern from Nah Connection Shop
2 patterns from Elegance & Elephants
2 patterns from Paisley Roots
2 patterns from Craftiness Is Not Optional
New Tic Tac Toe dress pattern from Sew Pony

To enter to win this Giveaway #1, just leave a comment about something you're thankful for in the comments below.  Giveaway #1 ends at midnight on November 26. Winner is chosen at random.

And here's what is included in Giveaway #2:

$50 gift certificate to Fat Quarter Shop
All 7 printed patters by Imagine Gnats
$25 gift certificate to Blank Slate Patterns
$20 gift certificate to Gracious Threads
3 patterns from Mouse House Creations
3 patterns from Jennuine Designs
3 pattern from Nah Connection Shop
2 patterns from Elegance & Elephants
2 patterns from Paisley Roots
2 patterns from Craftiness Is Not Optional
New Tic Tac Toe dress pattern from Sew Pony

To enter to win Giveaway #2, follow us on Instagram!  We have a newly created account on Instagram and want you to follow us there too!  Giveaway #2 ends at midnight on November 26.  Winner is chosen at random from our Instagram followers.

Want another chance to win?  Visit this post featuring Blank Slate Patterns for another entry.


187 comments :

  1. I'm thankfull for all the healthy babies that are born in our family and friends the last few weeks!

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  2. Thankful for sewing therapy and good friends.

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  3. At this very moment Inam thankful for my ripper, which gives me the chance to learn from my mistakes and improve my skills! ( and for the opportunity to win a giveaway like this off course 😉)

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  4. I'm so thankful that we were able to go on a very memorable family vacation this year.

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  5. Thankful for my huisband, who's really the most amazing partner in crime and superdad for oud 3 children. Heks my rock!

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  6. Thankful for my hubby because he is my biggest supporter and without him I wouldn't be where I am today!

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  7. I'm thankful for my husband, the most amazing man, in the world!

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  8. I am thankful for an unusual week of warm fall weather that is letting the kids and I enjoy more time playing outside!

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  9. I'm thankful for my sister in law who has become a great sister and friend.

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  10. I am so thankful for my children's teachers, principals and staff. Volunteering with them has allowed me to see how dedicated they are to their jobs and their education.

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  11. I'm thankful for the wonderful community of sewists around the world whose goal is to promote sewing and self-care.

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  12. I am so thankful that I learned to sew. This art has brought me so much happiness over the past 9 years.

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  13. I'm thankful to be able to have a hobby I'm passionate about. I'm even thankful for all the sewing mistakes I've made and wasted fabric; because it has made me a good sewist.

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  14. So thankful my parents/sisters are living near me now and my mom's health is improving!

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  15. I'm thankful for some of the good friends I've made this year.

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  16. I'm thankful for my mom always bringing me back to reality when I'm freaking out.

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  17. I'm thankful for healthy kids and an awesomely supportive husband that doesn't freak out toooo much when I get fabric in the mail.

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  18. I'm thankful for my wonderful family and having found a hobby (sewing) that is therapeutic and I enjoy!

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  19. I'm thankful for my wonderful husband who is willing to put up with my craziness. I'm thankful for my children who keep me busy and young.

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  20. I am thankful for this sewing hobby of mine. It's an escape from the tedium of housework (/motivation to finish my chores so I can get back to a project), a creative outlet, a challenge, and a source of much pride to see people wear things I've made.

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  21. I am thankful for this beautiful part of the world where we live with views of the mountains, gorgeous sunrises and sunsets and those sometimes pesky deer.

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  22. I'm thankful for my hardworking, wonderful husband.

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  23. I am thankful for so much that it is hard to pick one. At the moment I'll say my kids who woke up cheerful and not at the crack of dawn.

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  24. I am thankful for my family, my friends and all the wonderful people I work with! Love my furry buddies too!!! mumbird3(at)gmail(dot)com

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  25. I am thankful for my immediate family. Good designers who make my sewing life pleasurable and really lots of other things

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  26. I'm thankful for my family and neighbors who became friends since our move last winter. :)

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  27. So thankful for my 2 little kids and how much love they give is.

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  28. I am thankful for my Granddaughter's successful heart surgery and quick recovery!

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  29. So very thankful for my sons and granddaughters .. they light my life.

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  30. I am Thankful that at the age of 9 years old, I found an outlet through sewing, to help deal with childhood abuse. So thankful, it has shaped my creative side.

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  31. I am so thankful for finding a community of fellow sewers online and for the opportunity to enter your contest!

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  32. I am thankful for the joy and laughter my fierce and fabulous daughter brings to my life.

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  33. At the moment, I'm thankful for finally discovering how wonderful sergers are!

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  34. I'm thankful for my kids. They make me laugh, cry and smile.

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  35. I am thankful that no matter how tough life is or has been, we have always had everything we need to survive, a warm place to call home, and friends and family who love us.

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  36. My family! They are my favorite people!

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  37. I am thankful for my husband and beautiful kids we have together. I am thankful for my love of sewing and my husband's support of it.

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  38. I'm thankful for my beautiful healthy three girls that I love to sew for 😊

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  40. I'm thankful for creativity, mine and those that inspire me.

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  41. My Husband! He has no problem driving ours to take me to a fabric store. I love him bunches!

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  42. I am thankful for my husband who is also my best friend.

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  43. I'm thankful for all of my children that I've been blessed to have and watch grow!

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  44. My double rainbow baby, who we waited and wished for for so long

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  45. I am thankful for my litte family. And the rest of our family who live close and those who live farther away.

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  46. I am thankful for our children's hospital and the fantastic staff--from the friendly cleaning staff to the top-ranked surgeons!

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  47. Thankful for my faith, my family, and friends!

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  48. I'm thankful for my family and friends! ��

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  49. I am thankful for my sweet family!

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  50. I am thankful for my daily life of work, kids, mother, and sister (including Benny). Thank God every day for them.

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  51. I'm thankful for all the knowledge and wisdom my parents and elders have passed on to me. Also, all the knowledge ang wisdom I've acquired in my own, through mistakes and by watching others' mistakes.

    "If you learn nothing new, learn what not to do."

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  52. I'm thankful for my kids, even though they are a ton of work and make it so I can't sew very often (saying that to be funny, not serious!) Without them, who would I sew for???

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  53. I am truly thankful for my husband of 40 years. He is now and always has been my best friend, my true soul mate and my only love. Hope we will have a few more more years together.

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  54. I'm thankful for my husband's continuing good health

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  55. I'm thankful for my 1 year old baby girl and my baby boy who I am 25 weeks pregnant with ��

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  56. I am thankful my families good health!

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  57. I'm thankful for my family (especially the three new babies that joined us this year)!

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  58. I am thankful for a gracious God, a wonderful family and a supportive sewing community!

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  59. I am thankful for my two healthy and wonderful daughters and my husband whose support and love mean the world to me.

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  60. I'm thankful that although my kids aren't perfect, they are healthy and happy :-)

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  61. Thankful for supportive husband and beautiful children, and for all the good things in life

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  62. Im thankful for my two year old! (reminding myself of that as she's in the terrible twos. :-) )
    drlbennett at gmail dot com

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  63. I am thankful for Nutella and coffee.

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  64. SO THANKFUL for my family+friends! Thank You!
    msstitcher1214@gmail.com

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  65. I'm thankful for all the creative people I find here, it allows me to learn to sew and make something as beautiful as they do, someday maybe.

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  66. I am thankful to have 3 grandchildren, 2 sons and 1 daughter-in-law that I love, an ability to sew and enjoy my hobby.

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  67. I'm thankful for all the creative people I find here, it allows me to learn to sew and make something as beautiful as they do, someday maybe.

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  68. I'm so thankful for renewed health and employment for my husband. Such a blessing.

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  69. Life in general. JUST to be able to appreciate the everyday things

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  70. I am thankful for my new job that allows me to be able to provide for my children in ways I couldn't before.

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  71. I am thankful for my stepsons and families, who have been so supportive of me since my husband and their father passed away on Nov. 28th of 2015. Thanksgiving this year will be very bittersweet.

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  72. I am thankful that I can keep trying to do better

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  73. I am thankful for the beautiful fall weather we have been having lately. The trees are gorgeous!

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  74. My healthy and happy (and feisty) kiddos.

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  75. I'm thankful for all the sewers who have posted tutorials. I have learned to sew from the internet and gone on to support many of those that posted those early tutorials I followed.

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  76. I am thankful for all the inspiration I find here and on the internet for sewing.

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  77. Thankful for my mom lending me her machine while mine is broken and being repaired.

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  78. I'm so thankful for my family, and for the happiness we can find together even when our circumstances may not be ideal.

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  79. I'm thankful for my newest niece, born this morning. <3

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  80. I am thankful for my family and them supporting me and my sewing and hours spent in my sewing room.

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  81. I am grateful that I have the creative outlet of sewing, a loving family, and access to a sewing community.

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  82. Thankful for my sewing friends!!

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  83. I am so thankful I found the online sewing community!

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  84. I'm thankful for my sewing machine. It's my little piece of sanity each day.

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  85. I'm thankful that I'm surrounded by people who love me.

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  86. I'm thankful for my family.

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  87. I'm so very thankful for my family.

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  88. I'm thankful for this wonderful, supportive community where I've made so many friends with the same passion!

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  89. I am thankful for being healthy, my loving family and living in a developed, peaceful country.

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  90. I'm thankful for my sewing friends. Sewing/blogging has become a great way for me to decompress and escape the stresses of daily life. It's been awesome meeting others and finding I have something to do that I enjoy.

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  91. I'm thankful for my husband, children and grandchildren and the love and support we have for each other.

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  92. I am thankful for my family. I'm also thankful that my husband and kids let me sew for them and still love having mmama-made items.

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  93. I'm thankful for my family! They inspire me, make me laugh and make our home a loving place.

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  94. I am thankful for being able to care for my daughter and being healthy. My mom was sick my entire life, and passed when I was 16, I am striving to keep her from experiencing the same.

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  95. I'm thankful for my family and what a wonderful influence they are in my life.

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  96. I am thankful for 4 healthy kids and a wonderful husband❤

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  97. I am thankful that I have the opportunity to work from home!

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  98. I'm thankful for a community of sewing peoples with tutorials, hacks, wadders, encouragement, and FUN!

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  99. Not gonna lie, I am thankful for indoor plumbing! LOL

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  100. I am thankful for the freedom to think for myself and the ability to choose and make decisions that best suit my family. I am thankful to have sewing as a means of helping to support my family and being able to stay at home with my children.

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  101. Today I'm thankful for 66 degrees. While not cold or anything its the first day I felt like I could legit wear boots without looking silly. So few boot days here in Texas you have to take advantage when you can!

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  102. I am so thankful for the heritage and skills my mother and grandmother passed to me to be a creator and maker, and that my kids are asking to have me teach them.

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  103. I am thankful for the inspiration I receive by other sewing folks out there, who I'll likely never meet, but so enjoy seeing their creations on Project Run and Play!

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  104. I'm thankful for friend and family who are always there when you need them.

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  105. Today I am thankful for our healthy family. Just coming off a week of the stomach flu. I am grateful we can all feel like ourselves again!!!

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  106. I'm thankful that my son is loving kindergarten so much and for his terrific teacher! (And for the extra sewing time I get when he's at school) ;)

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  107. I'm thankful for one comment giveaways!

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  108. I'm thankful for my children, including my son-in-law!

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  109. I am thankful for my creative mind and wanderlust soul.

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  110. I'm thankful for my family and my salvation in Jesus!

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  111. I am grateful for my family, heavenly father and fabric!

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  112. I am thankful for a supportive husband and loving kids!

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  113. I'm thankful for my four healthy kids, my ability to sew for them, and my husband who works hard (so I can buy fabric - ha!) :p

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  114. I'm thankful that this year I've made some really great local friends!

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  115. I'm so grateful for this amazing online sewing community!

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  116. I'm thankful to have my vision, hearing, and the ability to eat and breathe on my own. And that my mama taught me to sew :).
    3dears (at) gmail (dot) com

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  117. So thankful that my grandmother was a woman who sewed and was willing to teach me. I am trying to share that knowledge with my grandchildren, one by one. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  118. So thankful for my wonderful husband and kiddos!

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  119. I'm thankful for my hubby who supports my sewing hobby. :)

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  120. I'm grateful for sewing friends. They are the sweetest!

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  121. So thankful for the grace God has shown me and continues to show me through Christ!

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  122. I'm most thankful for my children - they are the meaning of my life!

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  123. I'm thankful for my family. Without them ... well, I don't want to even think about my life without them! I am blessed.
    Deborah @ Sew Much to Give

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  124. I am thankful for my husband and three children. I am eternally thankful to my husband that I can be at home to raise them and die to this have discovered my love for sewing. Wow! How blessed am I.
    Genevieve Grossmann

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  125. I am thankful for my family and friends who make me smile everyday.

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  126. Thankful for my husband and my little boy!

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  127. I have to say that I am most thankful for my children. They helped me enormously when my husband passed away two years ago, each taking time from their own lives to stay with me and help me through the difficult times. To this day, they each reach out to me every day in different ways, showing me that life can be joyful again, even on my worst days.

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  128. I am thankful for my loving family, the sweetest girl, and also for my mother's surgery's success. I am thankful we are fortunate to be able to go see her this holidays.

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  129. I'm thankful for Pr&p for introducing me to so many amazing designers!

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  130. I'm thankful for my chickens. they are sweet, soft to pet, and give me food. They are one of many blessings I have in my life.

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  131. I'm thankful for my faith and family.

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  132. I'm thankful that my husband has given up working away and is now finding work at home. We love it!

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  133. I'm thankful for this website. I've found so many amazing bloggers and so much inspiration from it!

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  134. I am thankful for all the amazing posts from Project Run & Play. Every time I enjoy them and they do encourage to go on and on and on.... :) Thank you!

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  135. I'm thankful for a supportive and loving family.

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  136. I'm always thankful for my family! I'm also thankful to the amazing online sewing community- so many great ideas and resources being shared!

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  137. Thankful for my wonderful family and friends!

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  138. I am thankful for my beautiful, caring, and funny daughters and my wonderful and handsome husband! Blessings to all!

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  139. Not to be too serious, but... I am thankful for people willing to listen to the other side, even if you don't understand/agree.

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  140. Shirley Bernal. I am thankful to live in a country where I can be thankful, where we have choices and are not dictated to.

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  141. I thankful for this year I fixed all my teeth and my husband doesn't have cancer .

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  142. I'm thankful to still have my mom around who survived stage 4!ling cancer. She is the one who inspired me to see.

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  143. I am very thankful for my wonderful family & our good health!

    Andysavi.Mom@gmail.com

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  144. I am blessed to have so many things to be thankful for: a wonderful husband of 33 years, 2 great kids, a beautiful paid-for home, loyal friends, a sweet dog, good health and a God who loves me no matter what!

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  145. I am thankful to have a God who is faithful even when my faith waivers. I'm thankful he provided a home for my family and me instead of having to live in a shelter. I'm thankful for my biological mother giving me up for adoption instead of the alternative. I'm thankful to be surrounded by loving friends and family. Lastly, I'm thankful for the internet and library without either I would have not learned to sew.

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  146. I'm thankful that sometimes I get a moment of quiet to sew. And I'm thankful for all the noise of my family that fills all the other moments. :)

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  147. I am thankful a healthy and happy family

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  148. Thankful for the sewcialist setting community. Anyways sew much fun!

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  149. I'm thankful that I've discovered sewing because it helps me stay sane.

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  150. I'm thankful for 2 great kids, wonderful husband and having a career that I love more every day.

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  151. I'm thankful for hands I can use to work for love and justice.

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  152. I'm thankful for trashy tv. It sounds frivolous and silly but when I'm stressed and need to unwind, I love having something pointless and fun to just ignore my problems.

    Also, you know, thankful for my loved ones and my health :-)

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  154. I am thankful for my grandchildren.

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  155. I am so very thankful and excited that I will be a grandmother in April! I'm looking forward to sewing lots of baby things!

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  156. I am thankful to the Lord for my loving and supportive husband. He is my best friend. I can't imagine doing this life without him. He is my answered prayer.

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  157. I am thankful for a husband who supports my sewing! He has bought me my machines and most everything for my sewing space.

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  158. I'm thankful to be slowly but surely maming progress figuring out knits!

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  159. I am thankful for all the smiles I get when my kids try on their mama made clothes. This is priceless!

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  160. I'm thankful people caring about me.

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  161. I am thankful for a lot...but mostly for my husband.

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  162. I am grateful that sewing for oneself has become popular again.

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  163. I'm thankful I inherited my families crafty gene (my husband is not lol)

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  164. I'm thankful for being able to be a stay-at-home mum so I can sew during the day AND play with my kids!

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  165. I'm thankful to be working so that I have my own income to splurge on sewing stuff! I'm thankful for my parwnts who dote on me since birth and for having 2 girls whom I can sew dresses for. A wonderful hb, great colleagues and marvellous friends!

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  166. I'm thankful for a supportive family, especially to my husband. He lets me work towards my professional career and even let's me have time to myself to sew, cook and bake while he watches the kids. He's the best :)

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  167. I'm beyond thankful for My friends and family, I'm going through a very hard time and they have poured so much love and support for my children and I, I have been left speechless

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  168. I'm thankful for my family and friends and also for having found my passion: sewing!!!

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  169. I am thankfull every day for so many things but especially having a healthy family

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  170. I am thankful that my kids still enjoy me sewing for them!

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  171. I am thankful for my family and amazing husband.

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  172. I am thankful for the love and support of my friends and family over the past year.

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  173. I am greatful for the ability to create things. Also, for all the blogs who inspire me to see and craft.

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  174. I'm thankful that my family are safe after the earthquake in New Zealand.

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  175. I'm thankful that I can stay home with my kids and sew on the side :)

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  176. I'm thankful for how my family has been held up in love, prayers, and support through a very tough year.
    3dears (at) gmail (dot) com

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  177. I am thankful for my family and friends, for all the benefits bestowed upon me and for the ability to go forward and share what I can with those I love! mumbird3(at)gmail(dot)com

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  178. I'm thankful for the ability to create beautiful things for my family, and for all the blogs that help inspire me.

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  179. I am thankfull for having 2 lovely daughters, and that they still love to wear the clothes I sew for them ;-)

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