A New Addition to Stitch Upon a Time!

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jennifer sewingWelcome sewing geeks, sewing novices and those who are just passing by! If you don’t recognize the name Stitch Upon a Time, you might have been hanging out under a rock! Or rather a large pile of fabric, we know how those projects can build up! Either way, we’re glad you’re here! If you’re not new to the name, you may be wondering “Why the blog? Things are great as they are.” We want things to be a little more personal, to give you a deeper look into what goes on, and a better way for us to connect with you all.

My name is Lakota and I’m a long time friend of Jennifer’s, who is also known as the “Oz” behind the sewing curtain. She is who has shown you that you already had what it takes to get where you need, you just needed a little guidance! Whether that guidance is a pattern to express yourself, a general sewing question, or a sew along, Jennifer has been by your side! Hey, and maybe you made some great friends along the way in the Facebook chat.

My role is being “The voice for the business” on this blog, no pressure right?! In being the voice, I, rather this blog, will be the StitchUponaTime.com go-to for so many things! Sales, who doesn’t love a discount?! Need free sewing tutorials? General sewing and SUAT sewing tutorials will be featured here!  Love the interaction of a sew along? Fear not, it will be here! Not sure what serger/machine to get? We’ll feature sewing equipment reviews! Oh! And I’m sure you guys love to get free stuff? So you guessed it, there will be giveaways, big ones, small ones, and gigantic ones!  The most important thing you will find here, pattern releases! And because we know and understand that deep longing for the next pattern release, Jennifer and I will keep you busy in between time with general life and mommy posts.

Now, it would be horrible for me to mention giveaways and then not let you get a little taste, right?! So our first one will be included in this post, and the prize, a free Stitch Upon A Time pattern of your choosing. Not only is that an awesome giveaway but Friday (7/3/2015), will be the next pattern release and a multiple winner giveaway that may or may not feature a serger as a grand prize! So keep an eye on us and if you’re from the Facebook group, it’s ok to make the transition in full or participate in both the Facebook and here!

Enter to win the Stitch Upon A Time pattern of choice by filling out the GT form below by 11:59 p.m. EST on 6/30/2015

Lakota

344 thoughts on “A New Addition to Stitch Upon a Time!

  1. robyn says:

    Hi I am Robyn, I am a stay at home Mom, I have 5 very active children and love creating new and wonderful outfits and clothing items for them. I love the Brazi and boxerwear patterns because I can never find anything to fit me right.

    • Lakota says:

      Hi Robyn! So glad to have you as part of the SUAT community! Feel Free to share any of your creations in the SUAT Facebook chat!

  2. Tara Cross says:

    I can’t decide between the Flora or Spoxxy tops. I really want to try one. As soon as I learn how to use my serger.

  3. Kim Jonas says:

    I love all of the patterns so far! The scrundies and boxer wear are great and so customizable, the brazi dress is so flattering and comfy, the spoxxy top is great to work out in or wear every day, all of the kids items are fun to sew up… I could go on and on! I can’t wait to finish our move so I can make a bunch of Artemis tops and dresses for my girls!!

  4. Sarah says:

    I’m so excited, I follow many blog but none of them sewing. I can’t wait to follow!!You’ll give me more reasons to use my favorite tool – the rotary cutter! Nice clean and crisp cuts 😉

  5. Heather Curley says:

    I hope I’m doing this right for the giveaway… but either way, I’m excited for the blog and love the patterns. My favorite so far is the brazi dress. 🙂

  6. mrs.sievert says:

    Just making a start into the sewing world and looking forward to making the crossover top Brazi for nursing after our first child comes in September!

    • Lakota says:

      Congrats on the new little one!! You won’t regret having a great nursing friendly piece in your wardrobe and Since you made it yourself you’ll have only yourself to thank 🙂

    • Lakota says:

      We did have a bit of a technical issue in the beginning as the form only showed as a link. Thanks for being patient and sticking by!

  7. Brittany Salcido says:

    I love all of the patterns I’ve purchased. I think my favorite is the Artemis and Archer. I love to make stuff for my kids. They looks so adorable.

    • Lakota says:

      Sorry for the confusion, we had a bit of technical issue with the form in the beginning not showing up as a widget.

  8. Jennifer says:

    I ❤ scrundlewear. I have bought many pairs from very talented makers and am now going to be brave enough to attempt making my own!

  9. Sabrina says:

    I absolutely love all the patterns! I think my favorite right now is the scrundlewear. It lets me gift myself with a little bit of awesome 🙂

    • Lakota says:

      Sorry for the confusion, we had a bit of technical issue with the form in the beginning not showing up as a widget.

  10. Joanne says:

    Congratulations on the new blog! And new website. Looking awesome. My favourite pattern is off course the Brazi! Love all the options.

  11. Kelly says:

    Scrundlewear are one of my all-time favorite patterns! I only wish I had more time to sew; I’d have a drawer full!

  12. Katelyn Morley says:

    I’m not sure where to leave a comment for the giveaway, but I just wanted to say Hi! I’m new to sewing/serging and SUAT! So far the journey has been fun, rewarding, and addicting. Out of all of the groups I’m in, SUAT, is hands down my favorite (seriously). So far, for myself, I have loved the popular Brazi dress. For my daughter, I really like the look of the Artemis dress and tank, they’re so much fun! I want to give a big thank you to Jennifer and Lakota for making SUAT the amazing group it is.

    • Lakota says:

      Awe, such genuine words! SUAT works very hard to maintain a positive and friendly environment but you amazing fans are what makes the community so unique! We’re glad you feel at home here!

  13. Karen Frost says:

    Love the scrundies pattern that I purchased from your etsy store. It allowed me to make some really comfy undies!

  14. Julie says:

    I’m so glad to see your blog up and running. Love my SUAT patterns and hope this gets the word out to even more people!!

  15. Shawn says:

    Congratulations on the new website!

    My favorite pattern do far is the Spoxxy Top. My daughter saw mine and loved it so much that she’s asked me to make four of them for her honeymoon cruise!

  16. Alexandra says:

    Looking forward to seeing more. Can’t wait to try my first pattern – the girly boxers – for going under summer dresses!

  17. Colleen says:

    Yay for giveaways! I already have my favorite pattern, the Brazi, but I would love to win something for my son or my little one on the way, like the swaddle pattern! 🙂

  18. maile leimomi says:

    Love the new website! These patterns are clear and easy to follow!keep up the good job! I have already have 5 people stop and ask me where I got my Brazi dress from 🙂 I love it! Thanks again!

  19. Katie Layne says:

    I love all of the patterns I’ve gotten so far, but I’d say my favorite is a tie between the Brazi and the boxerwear. Love that my husband loves the boxerwear so much that he’s ditching his tidy whities for them!

  20. stephanie says:

    I’ve only ordered the men and women’s boxerwear. I’m having trouble finding my fabric but can’t wait to sew these up. Next on my list is Spoxxy, Scrundlewear, and Brazi.

  21. Nina says:

    I’m fairly new to all these wonderful sewing communities, but so far I’m loving it! Can’t wait to see what’s in store with SUAT! 🙂

  22. Melanie says:

    I’m totally in love with Scrundies! Can’t wait to make myself a Brazi, but I’m afraid of wasting expensive knit and haven’t tried yet. Love your patterns!!

  23. Laura Butler says:

    I just can’t decide which pattern is my favorite. Brazi, scrundies and women’s boxer wear are the ones I’ve made so far but i also have the flora pattern waiting for some inspiring fabric! I think I’d have to say the brazi is my fab because i never find bras that fit right for a good price.

  24. Nicole J says:

    I can’t wait to make a Brazi for myself. I’m so excited about your new website. Scrundies will be another one I would love to make. You have awesome patterns.

  25. Dani says:

    This is soo exciting! I love all of the beautiful patterns but my next I’d like to own is brazi and dress. Thank you for the awesome opportunity Lakota

    • Lakota says:

      I have a bit of a pattern crush on the Brazi dress too! You are very welcome! But the thanks is owed to SUAT 🙂

  26. Aleisha says:

    I am so glad I stumbled across the scrundies pattern on etsy. My love of sewing has been reignited. I have most of the SUAT patterns now and I have to say I will be a fan for life. Thankyou.

  27. Tabitha H says:

    No way I can choose a favorite! Each one joins my list for favorites the first time I sew them up. First was scrundlewear, then the flora, then Archer/Artemis. Can’t wait to make a bunch of spoxxy’s (I’ve had plans to do so for a while) and I’ve got a brazi cut out but I’ve been procrastinating on that because I’m terrified of sewing the bra cups…don’t ask me why. Oh, and my poor husband has been waiting for his boxerwear for a while but I’m too busy with selfish sewing, lol. Bring on the patterns!!

  28. Tracey says:

    SUAT are great
    im not a fan of sewing with knit but the scrundleware pattern made it easy and i love the beanstalk britches

  29. Amber Delorme says:

    I’m very Glad to have come across SUAT website a few weeks ago..I am Brand-New to sewing, but I’ve been given a few helpful hints and have Read a few Great tips thru a few different posts on the SUAT website..One day here soon, I Hope to feel confident enough to make myself a GROOVY New Spoxxy Top and once I do that there’ll be NO stopping this Momma!! I’ll be making my 3 Lovely Galz maxi dresses and Spoxxy Tanks…Please keep the Helpful Tips & I’m ALL for anyone who cares to drop me a helpful hint-tip here and there..Many Kudos..

  30. PunkRockMomma1980 says:

    I just LOVE the Spoxxy Tops, along with the patterns to make them Comfy boxer undies (if and when I make my hubs a few pairs, I’ll Definitely be borrowing them from time to time as they Definitely look that comfortable LOL)..

  31. Christina Michalowski says:

    Hi there, congratulations on the website! Finally have all my fabrics in and prepped. Going to start sewing me some… something tomorrow. Maybe Scrundies, maybe Spoxxy! I am not sure if I can decide.

  32. Audrey w says:

    I made my first Sporty, the nursing version, this morning for my daughter in-law. It was a hit. For myself I love the Flora. It is a great fit. For the kids the Archer and Artemis are great.

  33. Monica Bryant says:

    I bought the Artemis and Archer bundle and I think that is my favorite pattern so far!! All of SUAT patterns that I have a great!

  34. nicholekasey says:

    I absolutely love all your patterns but my favorites would have to be the spoxxy & artemis tops. Love making little miss and I mommy & me tanks!

  35. Heather Toczek says:

    THe Flora top and Scrundlewear Underwear pattern are some of the quickest and flattering patterns I’ve ever come across. I love them.

  36. Brianne says:

    Scrundlewear for me and the men’s boxerwear for hubby are a must. The love the versatility of both patterns.

  37. Holly Stillwagon says:

    The undied sew a long has been really fun. Thank you for organizing! Congrats on the new site! SUAT is growing!

  38. Katie Thomas says:

    Congrats on the blog and new site! I love SUAT patterns and can’t wait to see what’s coming out next 🙂

  39. Amelia McReynolds says:

    I really enjoy the scrundies!!! 😀 I have never been able to find comfy undies until I started sewing and found SUAT!!!!

  40. Vanessa Van Meter says:

    This is just fabulous. So happy to see you growing. I am so in love with all the patterns and cannot wait to see what the future brings. Congrats!!

  41. Miki Bridges says:

    Congratulations on your website! Love SUAT patterns. My favorite is the Scrundies but they are all terrific.

  42. Lucy Wildschut says:

    would love to try the nursing brazi! Looks so comfortable and easy access for my constantly hungry little man lol 🙂

  43. LaurenF says:

    The Beanstalk Britches were my first favorite, so I’ll give those a shout out! They were the only pants/shorts my kids wore last year!

  44. Mary Foyes says:

    I’ve purchased like four of the SUAT patterns and am waiting for time to sew for myself! Love the new website layout.

  45. Alys Hejl says:

    I love he ladies riding hood! I’m not sure if I could actually sew it, I’m a pretty new beginner but I would love to have something like that one day!

  46. Kristina says:

    I love all of the patterns, but the Brazi and the Scrundies are my favorites! Congrats on all the success and the new website!

    • Lakota says:

      Thank you for the kind words we cannot iterate enough how truly awesome it is to see genuine happiness for one another!

  47. Angela Tozier says:

    I love the Brazi so far! I still can’t believe I made myself a dress and sewed with knits. I want to try scrundies next!

  48. Julie Ann says:

    I’ve been eyeing several patterns for a few weeks now and I’m finally biting the bullet and purchasing them!

  49. Amanda Austin says:

    My favourite is the scrundlewear pattern. (but I also like the brazi) Maybe one day I’ll try sewing some of my own underwear.

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