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interview & giveaway with Patterns by Figgy’s

I’m really happy I had a chance to interview Patterns by Figgy’s and they also graciously offered up some patterns for a giveaway as well!  Read on for the interview and giveaway.

How did Patterns by Figgy’s get started?

Figgy’s got started from a simple idea that came from frustration. I know that sounds terrible doesn’t it? In 2008 I decided to take my sewing to another level by opening a little Etsy shop so I could stay at home but still help pay the bills. I frequented a wonderful fabric shop (“Sew to Speak” in Ohio) that carried adorable children’s patterns. The only issue was I could never use them to help create garments for my shop. So I began drafting my own patterns.
In 2009 I met a fabulous designer through Flickr, Karen LePage. She was not only a great designer but she was also a graphic designer and that’s what I needed. She took my pencil drawings and made them “pretty” (keeping it simple, it takes a lot more work than you think). As I got to know her more and more and realized how well we work together I quickly asked her to become my business partner. Thank goodness Karen said “yes”. Because of our teamwork Karen and I became an official company in 2010. The best part is that we shared a very important belief, which is that we wanted the seamsters that purchased our patterns to use them and create garments to sell at farmers markets and online venues.

Where can we buy quality knits?

I always suggest checking the locally owned fabric shops and talk to the shop owner about what you’re looking for and perhaps they’ll have just what you need.
If that’s not possible a few terrific online outlets are: “HARTS Fabric” has terrific fashion apparel knits and “Sew Mama Sew” always has a nice selection.

Do I need to have a serger?

There’s nothing like having a serger around the house. Cuts a lot of my time in half when constructing garments but if you’re not sewing five garments a day then your sewing machine will do the trick. It’s as simple as changing your stitch to a zig zag stitch, change the width to 1.0 and the length to 3.0. There are some terrific knit tutorials out on the web if you prefer to have a visual guide. We just added a new one to our blog that was part of the “Great Knit Experience” that Jen from “Stitch Simple” began last week.

I know I hinted at patterns for adults, and you do have a larger sizing of the tee for two pattern for kids that fits adult s/m, but are there any other plans in the works?

By popular demand we have also released the “Little Woo” in teen and Small/Medium adult sizes “(Big) Little Woo”. We’ve had some requests for the “Ofelia” pattern to be sized for teens/adults so that’s something we’re taking into consideration.

What’s in store for your next pattern collection this spring?

The Spring line is my very favorite line since we began the business. We have a total of 3 patterns with a total of 6 garments coming out in May to be introduced at or a little before Quilt Market this coming Spring in Salt Lake City. We are offering both boy and girl patterns that have a vintage feel but with a modern twist.

We are working with an amazing fabric designer “Happy Zombie” who is with the Lecien fabric company. I wish I could share more and I will, just as soon as we can! We’ll also have a big announcement in regards the book we just finished for Wiley publishing next month. At that time we’ll actually get to tell everyone what it’s about!
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Thanks Shelly and Karen!  I’m really excited about all your upcoming business adventures, should be fun to see what’s to come!

Now on to the giveaway:

There will be 3 winners selected to each win their choice of a Patterns by Figgy’s pattern!  How fun is that?!

To Enter:

  • leave a comment!
  • one comment per person
  • leave your email address in your comment (so I can contact you when you win!)
  • three winners will pick their choice of pattern from Patterns by Figgy’s
  • giveaway open until Friday, February 18th, 2011

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347 Responses to interview & giveaway with Patterns by Figgy’s

  1. Anita 02.15.2011 at 6:40 pm #

    I got a serger about a year and half ago, I still haven’t tried out knits on it. I think I’m ready…

  2. Ooty 02.15.2011 at 6:46 pm #

    Oh I love that Knit Experience post! Thanks for this giveaway =)

  3. Alice 02.15.2011 at 6:46 pm #

    I would love to win this. I just bought the Tee for Two pattern last week and love it, (except for the fact that I am incapable of sewing a collar.)
    kirkandalice (at) gmail (dot) com

  4. Timmi 02.15.2011 at 6:56 pm #

    Just started making clothes so I am very very new at this but the patterns look easy enough!
    bluepuppybites(at)hotmail(dot)com

  5. Ramona Burke 02.15.2011 at 6:57 pm #

    I’ve never tried their patterns, but they sure look cute!

  6. audreypawdrey 02.15.2011 at 6:58 pm #

    I love their patterns! I have the Little Woo and want one in my size.:)

  7. VictoriousVixen 02.15.2011 at 6:58 pm #

    oh yes, I have plenty of knits to upcycle…would love to try these patterns out! =)

    Nani@VictoriousVixen.com

  8. Alexandra 02.15.2011 at 6:58 pm #

    I just recently learned about Figgy’s . . . very cute!
    girlwillgo@gmail.com

  9. Lori 02.15.2011 at 6:59 pm #

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  10. Lori 02.15.2011 at 7:01 pm #

    I love the Robert Kaufman fabrics. Thanks for this opportunity.
    Blessings, Lori
    itsybitsystitches@gmail.com

  11. HollyBaum 02.15.2011 at 7:02 pm #

    Oh how cool!! I only hope to have a serger one of these days. And your story sounds like where I am now. I want to stay home and craft and create but can’t afford to. So you have given me a little inspiration. thank you so much Figgy. (my email is mamabumx3@yahoo.com)

  12. Triana Ord 02.15.2011 at 7:04 pm #

    I just got a serger for Christmas and am DYING to work on some knits! These patterns are amazing!

    triana@sk8erord.com

  13. Andrea 02.15.2011 at 7:05 pm #

    how cool!

  14. Rachel Le Grand 02.15.2011 at 7:06 pm #

    please enter me in your generous giveaway :)

  15. Steph 02.15.2011 at 7:10 pm #

    Thanks for such an informative interview and great giveaway! I’ve purchased some knits, my mom bought me a serger, and I’ve yet to make anything! Thanks for the inspiration.

  16. Lissy 02.15.2011 at 7:10 pm #

    I have a serger but haven’t done much with it but would love to start sewing knits!

  17. Brylie Muhlestein 02.15.2011 at 7:12 pm #

    I just found your blog not too long ago and have secretly stalked it. I love it though.
    I would love to pick a pattern!

    brylie.muhlestein@gmail.com

  18. the dowiaks 02.15.2011 at 7:13 pm #

    i’d love to try out knits! especially since my kids sorta live in them, especially during summer. texasdowiak at gmail dot com

  19. Megan 02.15.2011 at 7:14 pm #

    I’d love to try one of their patterns!

  20. Dymbrulee 02.15.2011 at 7:15 pm #

    I would love the tee for two pattern :) I can see so many possibilities!
    ipompyro@gmail.com

  21. Emily 02.15.2011 at 7:15 pm #

    Super exciting! I love knits too!!

  22. Annette 02.15.2011 at 7:17 pm #

    Little Woo is Adorable! I would totally wear an adult version too! :) ahibbie at gmail dot com.

  23. LeeAnn 02.15.2011 at 7:19 pm #

    I’m so excited to learn about Figgy’s! And I can’t wait to check out the first fabric source link.

  24. Chris 02.15.2011 at 7:20 pm #

    I am still gun shy with knits…perhaps this is the kick I need!

  25. Monica 02.15.2011 at 7:22 pm #

    love those dapper dillingers! My boys would be so comfy in them! mehartman at gmail dot com

  26. Shannon 02.15.2011 at 7:23 pm #

    Oooh, great give-away! I’m a knit junkie…
    Thanks!
    Shannon mamashustling(at)gmail(dot)com

  27. Mary 02.15.2011 at 7:25 pm #

    Very excited to learn about the adult sizing on some patterns! Thanks for hosting the giveaway!
    mary.maul@gmail.com

  28. Meagan 02.15.2011 at 7:26 pm #

    Yay for Ohio! :) What a fun company!! I would love to win this! ::Crossing fingers::

    Trendymeg@msn.com

  29. Cricket 02.15.2011 at 7:26 pm #

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  30. Shannon 02.15.2011 at 7:26 pm #

    Ooooh – I was JUST looking at the tee for two pattern for my first foray into knits! The dress is so cute and could be embellished in so many ways, love it! Sign me up for this giveaway STAT!

  31. Cricket 02.15.2011 at 7:27 pm #

    What I think is the best part is that they allow people to make and sell garments made from their patterns. Because not all of us have the ability or desire to draft our own patterns.

    Thanks for the chance to win a pattern.
    wisecricket (at) gamil (dot) com

  32. Jacqui 02.15.2011 at 7:29 pm #

    This summer Hazel is pretty much living in simple knit dresses like that one on the front of Tea for Two, so it would be the perfect pattern to win! Of course if I did it would promptly turn to fall and get cold :) But that would actually be a good thing. jacqui{dot}craig{at}gmail{dot}com

  33. Kristin 02.15.2011 at 7:29 pm #

    I want to try her Tees for Two pattern so bad! nkmeldrim at hotmail dot com

  34. Mare 02.15.2011 at 7:30 pm #

    I have some knits laying around that need to be made into something. Thanks for the chance to win.

  35. Mika 02.15.2011 at 7:31 pm #

    Yay, would love to win!
    mikayoshida [at] yahoo [dot] com

  36. Jenette 02.15.2011 at 7:32 pm #

    Pick me… I would love to win and start experimenting with knits…

    jwmice at yahoo dot com

  37. Katrina 02.15.2011 at 7:36 pm #

    I love sewing with knits! thanks for the great post. katrina_hertzer2000 at yahoo dot com

  38. Anonymous 02.15.2011 at 7:36 pm #

    I’m a knit beginner but so far I’ve found out that what once seems hard just means you need to read some online tutorials and give it a try!~

    thanks for the chance to win.
    lesliewilliams@hotmail.com

  39. Brittany 02.15.2011 at 7:37 pm #

    These look really cute!
    bland_brittany at yahoo dot com

  40. sisters4saymoreismore 02.15.2011 at 7:38 pm #

    oh goodness! too fun! fingers crossed!

    sisters4saymoreismore(dot)gmail(dot)com

    ~selina

  41. An Ivory Beauty 02.15.2011 at 7:47 pm #

    I just got a serger for Christmas and my 4 year old could sure use some new clothing.
    I am loving the Dapper Dillingers! They look so comfortable!
    -Paty
    angel.baby.paty@gmail.com

  42. Tammy 02.15.2011 at 7:52 pm #

    I’d love to win! :)

    mrstammys {at} hotmail {dot} com

  43. Bec Clarke 02.15.2011 at 7:57 pm #

    Ohh I looove their patterns, I have a little woo and want more!!!
    beccaj74 (at) yahoo.com.au

  44. Amy @ Increasingly Domestic 02.15.2011 at 7:58 pm #

    Cute pattern! If I win I will have to try my hand at sewing with knits(scary!).

  45. Jen B. 02.15.2011 at 7:59 pm #

    Patterns by Patterns by Figgy have been on my list to buy for a while now. I love that they have patterns for boys!

  46. Em 02.15.2011 at 7:59 pm #

    I’m still scared of knits.

    (and it seems I’m not alone)

    em_komiskey (at) yahoo (dot) com

  47. Darcy 02.15.2011 at 7:59 pm #

    Love that Tee for Two pattern – thanks for the lovely interview and give away!

  48. Krista S. 02.15.2011 at 7:59 pm #

    I have been to Sew to Speak, love it!!! Would love to win a pattern!!!

  49. Cammie 02.15.2011 at 8:00 pm #

    What a great post! I really want to try making clothing…it seems so scary!
    This would give me the push I need, thanks!

    theredkiwi at yahoo {dot} com

  50. Fab 02.15.2011 at 8:01 pm #

    I would love to win, a pattern I have never sew knits but would love to try. thanks

  51. truthinmypocket 02.15.2011 at 8:03 pm #

    I’ve been dying to try the Tea for Two pattern!! If I don’t win, I may just have to break down and buy it!

    stephanie dot e dot carroll at gmail dot com

  52. Sewfast 02.15.2011 at 8:04 pm #

    How awesome…I didn’t even know about these great patterns!

  53. Jeanne 02.15.2011 at 8:05 pm #

    I would love to win a pattern. I have two nieces and a nephew that would look cute in any of them!
    I have been enjoying reading your blog.
    jeanne.egler@comcast.net

  54. H2Ogirl 02.15.2011 at 8:07 pm #

    I’ve loved these patterns for a bit. . . thanks for the chance to dip my feet back into knits.

  55. J A C Q U E L I N E 02.15.2011 at 8:08 pm #

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  56. J A C Q U E L I N E 02.15.2011 at 8:08 pm #

    What a wonderful story and so inspirational! These pattern are super cute! I hope I win! pick me! pick me!
    Email Mukweto @gmail.com

  57. Sew Much Ado 02.15.2011 at 8:11 pm #

    Ooh, awesome, I’d love to win!

    sewmuchado@gmail.com

  58. Stephanie 02.15.2011 at 8:15 pm #

    I’d love to try their patterns – I’ve had my eye on the Tee for Two pattern for a while. :)

  59. Megs 02.15.2011 at 8:17 pm #

    I just purchased the Tee for Two pattern but have yet to actually make it (sigh). Also just recently got a very basic model serger. I’m primed and ready to sew for my two awesome kiddos! Thanks for the chance at such a great giveaway!

  60. Melanie@Crafty Cupboard 02.15.2011 at 8:18 pm #

    Sounds fun! I have no fear of knits, although they might fear me!!
    melcollette at gmail dot com

  61. Kristie 02.15.2011 at 8:20 pm #

    Count me in, Anna. I am getting rusty at sewing clothes, a new pattern would be great ;)

  62. Twins Squared 02.15.2011 at 8:24 pm #

    Great giveaway! I can’t wait to try one of these patterns.

  63. Susanne 02.15.2011 at 8:25 pm #

    Oooh, I have the Tee for Two, and my Little Woo just arrived in the mail today! Can’t wait to get started. Thanks for the chance to win!
    susanne(dot)ruder(at)gmail(dot)com

  64. jayayceeblog 02.15.2011 at 8:28 pm #

    Pretty exciting stuff! jayayceeblog@gmail.com

  65. Holly @ Domestic Dork 02.15.2011 at 8:30 pm #

    Another great place to get knit fabric for small projects (i.e. kid clothes) is the clearance section in women’s clothing. You can get a large or extra large shirt that is about a yard of material for under $5.

    Someday, I’d like a serger. But if I win the giveaway my trust old White sewing machine will have to do.

  66. Erin 02.15.2011 at 8:32 pm #

    I love Figgy’s patterns!

  67. MoveYourAsana 02.15.2011 at 8:33 pm #

    very fun! and an inspiration, if you can dream it…it can happen!

    patti (at) dobrindts (dot) com

  68. Josie 02.15.2011 at 8:34 pm #

    Yay! Thanks for the giveaway! I have, thusfar, been a little (lot) afraid of patterns, but I’ve heard such great things about Figgy’s patterns and would love to give them a shot.

    josiestamps[at]gmail[dot]com

  69. missy 02.15.2011 at 8:35 pm #

    thanks for sharing a new pattern resource, and for the chance to win.

  70. carey 02.15.2011 at 8:36 pm #

    I have been thinking about trying one of these patterns out for weeks now. Thanks for the chance to win!
    carey.penn@gmail.com

  71. Bailey 02.15.2011 at 8:36 pm #

    I am slowly starting to work with knots and would love to win!
    hrobbins422 at yahoo dot com

  72. amy 02.15.2011 at 8:44 pm #

    Woo hoo!! Their patterns are adorable!!! I would love one!
    amyedunn (at) gmail (dot) com

  73. Ruth @ Hammer and Thread 02.15.2011 at 8:46 pm #

    I’ve been eyeing the beech hoodie pattern for a while.

  74. Lainie 02.15.2011 at 8:48 pm #

    I love your patterns! Especially the thicker paper. Beach Bum hoodie is awesome!

    Thanks for a chance to win a freebie!
    Lainie

    mishmashmaggie@gmail.com

  75. Zia Maria 02.15.2011 at 8:52 pm #

    Fabulous giveaway, would love some of their patterns.

    plnewhou(at)juno(dot)com

  76. motherof4 02.15.2011 at 8:53 pm #

    I would love the chance to win one of their patterns!

  77. Gochoun et Pouchoun 02.15.2011 at 8:57 pm #

    Still waiting for the perfect pattern to start sewing knits… could this be it? I think so!

  78. Jenny 02.15.2011 at 9:02 pm #

    I love to sew knits and I have two boys that are constantly growing out of their clothes — I’d love to win! jenny and sullivan and parker at comcast dot net.

  79. Amanda 02.15.2011 at 9:04 pm #

    I would love a pattern! I have only tried to work with knits a few times so far! schirizzle@gmail.com

  80. Nikki 02.15.2011 at 9:05 pm #

    I would love to win the tea for two pattern! I want to get better at sewing with knits.

  81. Nathan and Kristy 02.15.2011 at 9:06 pm #

    I’d love one!
    -Kristy
    bakkernk at gmail dot com

  82. SummersDesigns 02.15.2011 at 9:10 pm #

    I haven’t worked with knits, but I am willing to try!

  83. brittney 02.15.2011 at 9:12 pm #

    Always love new patterns!
    benldlw@yahoo.com

  84. marisa 02.15.2011 at 9:13 pm #

    Would love to win a pattern!

    montreuils6 at aol.com

  85. Marissa 02.15.2011 at 9:16 pm #

    Love the pattern, pick me pick me!

    marissa@dogwoodhillemb.com

  86. Kristin 02.15.2011 at 9:16 pm #

    I would love to try the tee for two pattern!
    kristin.hagaman(at)gmail(dot)com

  87. Sascha 02.15.2011 at 9:17 pm #

    I just got the Big little woo. can’t wait to try it out. There’s a few more I’d like to try out too.

  88. Kasey 02.15.2011 at 9:19 pm #

    Fantastic giveaway! Thank you!

    kaseymgm (at) gmail (dot) com

  89. beth lehman 02.15.2011 at 9:21 pm #

    Based on your recommendation I just bought Tee for Two at Pink Chalk today. I can’t wait to try it – I would love some adult patterns….!!! Reading throught the knit experience was great – elizabethlehman@hotmail.com

  90. Ellen 02.15.2011 at 9:28 pm #

    Would love to experiment more with sewing and jump into knits! What cute patterns! -ellen
    mcstellen1 (at) yahoo

  91. midnight hysteria 02.15.2011 at 9:39 pm #

    great patterns … looking forward to sewing t-s … darlene

  92. eatmoresmores 02.15.2011 at 9:42 pm #

    I’m hoping to sew more with knits this year. I’m sure a new pattern from Figgys would motivate me more.

  93. 4throse 02.15.2011 at 9:47 pm #

    This is so helpful. I’ll have to check out those patterns!

  94. Mirja 02.15.2011 at 9:48 pm #

    What wonderful patterns!

  95. Ally's Threads 02.15.2011 at 9:50 pm #

    Thanks for the knit sewing tips!

    allysont@ecologyfund.net

  96. Stephanie 02.15.2011 at 9:55 pm #

    I would love to tackle sewing with knits–I have never done it but it is on my never ending sewing to do list. ;) Thank you for offering a great giveaway.

    scharlefour[at]gmail[com]

  97. CityHouseStudio 02.15.2011 at 10:05 pm #

    I would love to win!
    I have a few knits I picked up on sale, but am a little scared to start sewing with them.
    Michelle
    cityhousestudio@yahoo.com

  98. mashley 02.15.2011 at 10:05 pm #

    mk_ashley[at]msn[com]
    I am just getting restarted sewing after about 10 years! I would LOVE to win this!!!!

  99. Katiebee 02.15.2011 at 10:07 pm #

    Great line of patterns! Thanks for the opportunity to play along~

    rekrab@windstream.net

  100. Collette 02.15.2011 at 10:10 pm #

    Ooh, I already follow their blog and have been eying (that looks weird) the Tee for Two pattern. That would be a lovely winter pick me up!

  101. bri and shawn 02.15.2011 at 10:10 pm #

    I am SO ready to try that tee for two pattern! I wish I had a serger, though…buuuut, no space in this house, ha!

    brierleigh (at) gmail (dot) com

  102. Mary on Lake Pulaski 02.15.2011 at 10:11 pm #

    You sure got busy and found places to get knit fabric and patterns Anna! I would love a new pattern. marykolb (at) charter (dot) net

  103. Lucie 02.15.2011 at 10:15 pm #

    I am a novice at sewing, so having a fun pattern would be AWESOME. Thanks for a great giveaway.
    Lucie (Lucka73601@gmail.com)

  104. Brad Fallon 02.15.2011 at 10:23 pm #

    Great post! I love reading this kind of article and viewing their crafts. You guys have so many ideas. Very creative!

  105. Jocelyn 02.15.2011 at 10:24 pm #

    It would be so fun to win one of these! I just got a serger for Christmas and would love to try and make some cute clothes for my kids!

  106. Lindsay Conner 02.15.2011 at 10:25 pm #

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  107. Erin 02.15.2011 at 10:25 pm #

    I would love to work more with knits! Thanks for the giveaway!
    emariehannon at gmail dot com

  108. Lindsay Conner 02.15.2011 at 10:26 pm #

    How fun! I actually picked up a business card from that indy fabric shop, Sew to Speak, because it is in my hometown (I was visiting one trip) and had a cute owl on it. (lindsay.conner@gmail.com)

  109. Lydia 02.15.2011 at 10:27 pm #

    Thanks for the advice on what to do without a serger!
    lydia(dot)norvell(at)gmail(dot)com

  110. Elizabeth 02.15.2011 at 10:31 pm #

    Great interview! Thanks for the advice for those without a serger–I think I’m ready to try those knits!!

    mompenkert@verizon.net

  111. Katie Penfield 02.15.2011 at 10:37 pm #

    I’d love to win!! I’ve been wanting to do more with knits! what a perfect excuse! :) katiepenfield(at)gmail(dot)come

  112. Pink Stitches 02.15.2011 at 10:39 pm #

    The patterns are great! Hope I win!!

  113. redzshadow 02.15.2011 at 10:41 pm #

    I dream of the day I can get a serger. I guess until then it is zigzag for me. A free pattern would be awesome!

    redzshadow at gmail dot com

  114. BeachQuilter 02.15.2011 at 10:41 pm #

    Charming patterns and great advice! I love sewing for my granddaughter and am always looking for something fun to make!

  115. Grandma G 02.15.2011 at 10:44 pm #

    My new serger and I would love to have one those patterns to make something for my granddaughter!

  116. The Bairs 02.15.2011 at 10:45 pm #

    I’m excited to try out Figgy’s patterns, thanks for sharing! victorialeebair(at)gmail(dot)com

  117. Rachel 02.15.2011 at 10:50 pm #

    I bought a used serger a few months ago but haven’t tried my hand at knits yet. I’m excited to see the dress version of the T for two. A pattern that will work for my son and daughter! Thanks for the info rachel(underscore)ahc(at)yahoo(dot)ca

  118. Gwen @ Gwenny Penny 02.15.2011 at 10:56 pm #

    Thanks for the opportunity. Love these patterns!

    gwennypenny(at)live(dot)com

  119. Jade 02.15.2011 at 11:00 pm #

    I’m serger shopping right now because my girls prefer wearing knits (me too) and I have been coveting their patterns for awhile. Thanks for the chance to win! jadelovesbrynn at yahoo dot com

  120. cowbell kelly 02.15.2011 at 11:05 pm #

    Oh my darling patterns!!!!

    katinydancer@gmail.com

  121. Jennifer @ Patchwork Collaborative 02.15.2011 at 11:06 pm #

    love these patterns and love your blog! so great.
    patchworkcollaborative(at)gmail(dot)com

  122. Nathan and Brooke LeBaron 02.15.2011 at 11:20 pm #

    Way cute patterns!
    brookelebaron@hotmail.com

  123. Betty Crocker Ass 02.15.2011 at 11:20 pm #

    Shelly is just the best. I have the pleasure of seeing her at least once a month…yet, I don’t have a pattern! WHAT? So, sign me up! I’d love to win one of her awesome patterns!

  124. Sarah 02.15.2011 at 11:21 pm #

    One of my sewing goals for this year is to learn to sew with knits. This would be great.

    sassysarahl@hotmail.com

  125. Jan 02.15.2011 at 11:25 pm #

    What fun! Loved the interview.

    jansturtevant@gmail.com

  126. Madison 02.15.2011 at 11:27 pm #

    I’m new to sewing and haven’t gotten a chance to try out knits yet. I’ll be honest…I’m a little afraid. But I got a couple yards of knit on clearance for REALLY cheap recently (meaning I’m not afraid to waste a lot of money if I totally mess it up), so I’d love one of Figgy’s patterns to give knits a try with!

    mseaber(at)gmail(dot)com

  127. Anonymous 02.15.2011 at 11:29 pm #

    What a fun giveaway. I just recieved tee for two pattern in the mail yesterday and can’t wait to try it out :)
    krisjd(at)gmail(dot)com

  128. Malea 02.15.2011 at 11:32 pm #

    How awesome! I’ve been nervous about trying knits, but this cute pattern might finally push me to go ahead and give it a shot!

    malea[dot]walliser[at]gmail[dot]com

  129. Megan 02.15.2011 at 11:41 pm #

    I would love to win a pattern – I’m ready to try out my serger on knits!

  130. CraftCrave 02.15.2011 at 11:45 pm #

    Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [16 Feb 12:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

  131. Kristina 02.15.2011 at 11:46 pm #

    Would love the opportunity to win. Thanks so much for the giveaway! One of my goals this year is to not be afraid of knits anymore … and buttonholes! Sirbubbadoo at gmail dot com

  132. Emily Elizabeth 02.15.2011 at 11:47 pm #

    Pattern’s by Figgy are my absolute favorite! They totally banished my fear of knits!

  133. Meg 02.15.2011 at 11:54 pm #

    Ooohhh! I’ve never seen this company and now I NEED a pattern from them!! Hope I win!

  134. Dorothy 02.16.2011 at 12:05 am #

    Ooooh. I am saving up for a serger, and some Figgy’s patterns would be a great addition to the must-have list….

  135. Clover 02.16.2011 at 12:14 am #

    would love to win. thanks for the giveaway!

    cloverafton@cox.net

  136. Kristen 02.16.2011 at 12:16 am #

    I’ve eyed their patterns for a while, but knits scare me! I got a serger from santa, so maybe with a little push and a pattern, I’ll be able to create something adorable for my kids!

    kuffens (at) yahoo (dot) com

  137. Rebecca 02.16.2011 at 12:29 am #

    I would love some of these patterns! I have a pile of interlock just waiting for me to do something with it!

    rebecca.keall AT gmail.com

  138. Heidi 02.16.2011 at 12:39 am #

    I just tried knits for the first time, and I would love to do more!

  139. Tamara D. 02.16.2011 at 1:27 am #

    I love patterns by figgys – I have the tee for two and love it. Thanks for the giveaway. tamdeford at yahoo dot ca

  140. QuiltyGirl 02.16.2011 at 1:30 am #

    I love how the company was created to help people who choose to sew for a living!
    And I can’t wait to see Patterns by Figgy’s and Happy Zombie come up with together. :)

  141. CSA Family Dinners 02.16.2011 at 1:32 am #

    Serger is gathering dust would love a reason to bring it out again.

    jennbill1 at gmail.com

  142. The Pritchard's 02.16.2011 at 1:52 am #

    enter me in for this one!! I am ready to start and adventure with knits

    c_pritchard at hotmail dot com

  143. barneyn 02.16.2011 at 1:55 am #

    how exciting! this is really great!

    nelly dot barney at yahoo dot com

  144. Natalie 02.16.2011 at 1:56 am #

    I would LOVE this–thanks!
    personatalie1 {at} gmail {dot} com

  145. RyanSarahN 02.16.2011 at 2:00 am #

    i have been wanting to try out the tee for two pattern! thank you. ryansarahn at gmail dot com

  146. Erin 02.16.2011 at 2:01 am #

    I love Pattern by Figgy’s. I have begun sewing my children’s cloths and have been wanting to purchase these patterns. Thank you for the give away.

    Erinlebaron at gmail dot com

  147. craftifairy 02.16.2011 at 2:15 am #

    Wow, It’s great having patterns for knits, especially for children.
    Thanks!
    my email: liat1hh@gmail.com

  148. Leia 02.16.2011 at 2:28 am #

    I have just discovered and started drooling over these patterns!

  149. Jody 02.16.2011 at 2:38 am #

    Would love to win! The only problem would be trying to decide which pattern to pick-they are all so wonderful looking. jjrenn at sbcglobal dot net

  150. Addy 02.16.2011 at 2:40 am #

    I’d love to try out one of these patterns, and, Karen, you’ve inspired me to try to tackle knits on my regular ol’ machine. I read your tutorial, and I’m ready to give it a whirl!

    addyforrest(at)gmail(dot)com

  151. Kerry 02.16.2011 at 3:43 am #

    such a useful interview- thank you Anna, I have never been able to master sewing knits but there are lots of tips here, bookmarked it!

  152. Floor (Holland) 02.16.2011 at 4:17 am #

    Wow, would love to win a pattern!
    floorvk @ hotmail.com

  153. gill 02.16.2011 at 4:25 am #

    I love my overlocker but I really should use it more!

  154. Anonymous 02.16.2011 at 4:45 am #

    Nice interview. And I would love to win a patern! eendtje@versatel.nl

  155. Polkadotjes 02.16.2011 at 4:49 am #

    I love knits and never seem to find good knit-patterns. I’m in!

  156. Rachael 02.16.2011 at 5:11 am #

    Nice to see some fashionable patterns for BOYS!!!

  157. Irina 02.16.2011 at 5:17 am #

    I’m diving into making clothes for my daughter now and one of this patterns would be great to have. Thanks for the chance!
    irinadejuanATgmailDOTcom

  158. Tezzcan 02.16.2011 at 5:29 am #

    Beautiful Fabrics and Patterns.
    I’ve been wanting to try knit fabric for a long time but I’m too scared to try.

  159. Nikki 02.16.2011 at 6:00 am #

    oh I would love to win a Figgy’s pattern :)thanks for the chance.

  160. Lynn 02.16.2011 at 6:18 am #

    I’ve looked at all the lovely Figgy patterns before, and now that I have a serger(birthday present!) I’d love the chance to win a pattern.

  161. Jesy 02.16.2011 at 6:19 am #

    thank you for the chance, Figgy’s patterns are adorable! little woo is my favorite!

    punkydoll at gmail dot com

  162. Ellen 02.16.2011 at 6:43 am #

    I have had a serger for years and didnt do much with it. In March, I am going to take a serger class to be able to really use my serger!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  163. karlyn Jackson 02.16.2011 at 7:25 am #

    Great patterns, thanks for the chance to win.
    Karlynh@optusnet.com.au

  164. Ruby 02.16.2011 at 7:39 am #

    These patterns are great! Really unique. I would love to win one and try it out.

    rubybansal@hotmail.com

  165. Avlor 02.16.2011 at 7:44 am #

    I just checked out the Patterns by Figgy’s site. How exciting! I love her tutorials and her patterns! cloudlake [at] gmail.com

  166. Chandra 02.16.2011 at 7:56 am #

    I’ve just been starting to delve into knits. This pattern would be awesome!!
    chandradawn (at) yahoo (dot) com

  167. Kelly 02.16.2011 at 8:08 am #

    I tried one tee for my daughter, but couldn’t stand the pattern, so I gave up – but now I have a serger that does coverstitching, so it would be a perfect time to try again with an awesome new pattern!

    kellyjo.haines(at)gmail(dot)com

  168. Sarah 02.16.2011 at 8:09 am #

    That would be awesome to win! sarahgreeneye (at)yahoo (dot) com.

  169. sarah 02.16.2011 at 8:19 am #

    ooohhhh knits! i’d love to be confident! gorgeous patterns! x

  170. Keyco's Cachet 02.16.2011 at 8:34 am #

    Here is my comment… it is just one comment… I would love to win this pattern… I love making new things! O how great this would be!
    crystallacombe_photographer(at)yahoo(dot)com

  171. kristi 02.16.2011 at 8:49 am #

    What cute patterns. I am always looking for a cute pattern.

    brettandkristi@gmail.com

  172. amber 02.16.2011 at 9:00 am #

    when i saw the knit dress you made the other day, i was wondering if i could make it in a larger size; it’s so cool to see that a teen/small adult is becoming available!

  173. JuneBug 02.16.2011 at 9:06 am #

    Cool! Might just be my push into the knits world…

  174. maureencracknell 02.16.2011 at 9:09 am #

    I have been shopping around for just the right pattern to make my very first garment — this is perfect!

    maureencracknell@hotmail.com

  175. Linen and Tulle 02.16.2011 at 9:10 am #

    I adore that you make larger sizes since so many people do not. My older kids are always left out and have to do with scarves and hats. Can’t wait to hear about the book!

  176. joliesjunebugboutique 02.16.2011 at 9:13 am #

    I have never sewen with Knits but would love to give it a try!
    tmsatterwhite@hotmail.com

  177. babygirlhoarder 02.16.2011 at 9:15 am #

    What a great giveaway! I love your blog and your two daughters are so cute :)
    mtrand2 “at” gmail “dot” com

  178. Jennifer 02.16.2011 at 9:16 am #

    I just started sewing with knits! I’ve been using old t-shirts for projects, I’m practicing! I found that the key is to use my iron with lots of water and steam to make the finished project look good!
    j_banyay (at) yahoo (dot) com

    monkeyseemonkeydo-jennifer.blogspot.com

  179. Emillie Rose 02.16.2011 at 9:20 am #

    ooh would love to win! have never tried this before :)
    hisprincess886(at)yahoo(dot)com

  180. Anonymous 02.16.2011 at 9:27 am #

    I have four little people and would love a dependable tee pattern!
    andreaswheeler@hotmail.com

  181. evamarie 02.16.2011 at 9:37 am #

    I just bought a serger, so i sure would like to try and tell my friensd in holland bout it! evamariebeij(at)gmail(dot)com & zusjeb.blogspot.com

  182. ltmommy 02.16.2011 at 9:41 am #

    I “splurged” on the Tee for Two” pattern and it was worth every single penny – so far this winter I have made two shirts for my son, a shirt for my daughter, and two nightgowns for her too. I even fooled around with it a little and enlarged it to make a shirt for me! I am planning to make summer shirts and dresses soon too. So versatile!!! And so adorable too! I’d love to try another pattern. lesliegrossman at yahoo dot com.

  183. Just Barb 02.16.2011 at 9:44 am #

    ooohh…I’ve been eyeing some Figgy patterns for a while…LOVE that she has ones for boys too!!

    Threadsofgray@yahoo.com

  184. Sonja 02.16.2011 at 9:45 am #

    This is the first I have seen of Figgy’s patterns. Would love to try the T-for two…lots of use for that one : )
    Cheers!

  185. Tez 02.16.2011 at 9:45 am #

    Oh wow, 187 comments already! I’ve just recently *christmas time* begun my love affair with knits, I’m totally pumped to try one of these patterns!
    toute_suite at yahoo dot com

  186. Miranda 02.16.2011 at 9:54 am #

    I just started working with knits. It took a long time to get over the “fear”, but I’m so glad I did. I upcycled t-shirts and other knit clothing I had on hand. This made the fear factor less because if I really messed up or it didn’t look good, I wasn’t out a lot of money.
    I would love to try the Tea for Two pattern. It is just adorable!
    Miranda
    lifeonhackberryroad@yahoo.com

  187. Cat 02.16.2011 at 9:56 am #

    cute teaa! and, the pattern looks easy for a beginning seamstress like me :)

  188. alayne 02.16.2011 at 10:03 am #

    really cute patterns! i would love to try one. thanks for another fun giveaway.
    missalayneous3 at gmail dot com

  189. jill 02.16.2011 at 10:08 am #

    I’ve never sewn with knits–other than an applique on a tee. Would love to win! Thanks for the giveaway!

    jillderosa4 at gmail dot com

  190. Deb 02.16.2011 at 10:09 am #

    With a grandchild on the way, I’ve been looking at kid’s patterns. I have to say, I love Figgy’s patterns, and would love to win one!
    ddechurc at indiana dot edu.

  191. katiemarie 02.16.2011 at 10:13 am #

    I’ve never sewn with knits before (they scare me a little), but I’ve always loved Figgy’s patterns! I’m expecting my first baby in October and would love to sew some adorable clothes.
    ktbbc01(at)aol(dot)com

  192. Marty Wolsey 02.16.2011 at 10:29 am #

    I love having new sewing adventures. This would be a great one!!

  193. Monica 02.16.2011 at 10:32 am #

    I would love the tee for two pattern for my daughters. So awesome!

    mmhemsley (at) gmail (dot) com

  194. Cat 02.16.2011 at 10:33 am #

    Oh my gosh the Beach Bum Hoodie & Board Shorts pattern is adorable. ccjt24 at gmail dot com

  195. vashkita 02.16.2011 at 10:34 am #

    i would love one of these patterns!

    mary dot kellerman @ gmail

  196. Raddness 02.16.2011 at 10:39 am #

    What a great story! I would love to win one of their patterns!

    rlsjtm@hotmail.com

  197. syocom 02.16.2011 at 11:12 am #

    The patterns look so fun. You can’t go wrong with a knit

  198. Corrie 02.16.2011 at 11:14 am #

    I just got a serger! I really want to try this. :) corrie(dot)merricks@gmail.com

  199. miq 02.16.2011 at 11:15 am #

    I bought a serger about a month ago, and I still haven’t tried it out yet! I am almost ready…

  200. Kenda 02.16.2011 at 11:20 am #

    I really love the Patterns by Figgy website. There are a lot of helpful tips. I’d love to try a new pattern. kenda.headley@gmail.com

  201. Dolly 02.16.2011 at 11:21 am #

    I hope to win that Nie Nie skirt pattern to make up for my 7-year-old granddaughter !
    biking underscore dot at
    yahoo dot com

  202. DianeY 02.16.2011 at 11:30 am #

    Love her patterns-I find it difficult to find many cute ones for knits, which I love using

  203. Anonymous 02.16.2011 at 11:31 am #

    Awesome patterns! :)
    pink.karen(at)gmail(dot)com

  204. kristen 02.16.2011 at 11:42 am #

    These are great! Thanks for introducing such a great resource!

    iamkristen.martin at gmail dot com

  205. Tracy 02.16.2011 at 11:47 am #

    OH! I’d love to win the tee for two pattern! Thanks for the inspiration!

    tracyannhong@gmail.com

  206. Kallie 02.16.2011 at 11:54 am #

    Just discovered those patterns and I love them a lot!;) homemadekallie@gmail.com

  207. Lisa 02.16.2011 at 11:55 am #

    I think I’m ready to try sewing with knits. Would love to try one of their patterns for my first experience with knits!

  208. Renee 02.16.2011 at 12:02 pm #

    I’d love to win!
    renee dot buist at yahoo dot com

  209. Melissa 02.16.2011 at 12:02 pm #

    What great patterns! I would love to win :)

  210. Tabitha 02.16.2011 at 12:07 pm #

    I used to sew knits about 10 years ago, but then I stopped. I’m getting inspired to start again! Thanks!

  211. Katie 02.16.2011 at 12:11 pm #

    Such great patterns!

    kathleenann08(at)gmail(dot)com

  212. carrie 02.16.2011 at 12:24 pm #

    I have a serger and have just started sewing knits. I’d love to try out some Figgy’s patterns!!

  213. Melanie 02.16.2011 at 12:25 pm #

    I haven’t ventured into the wonderful world of knits yet (I’m too scared!) so this will be the push I needed!

  214. Lynda 02.16.2011 at 12:26 pm #

    I’ve never made anything with knits, but I would love to try!

    lmr3683 at hotmail dot com

  215. Ruth Yoder 02.16.2011 at 12:31 pm #

    My sister has a serger, but i think my sewing machine can do it too!
    frances.paris@yahoo.com

  216. brooke 02.16.2011 at 12:42 pm #

    Oh fun! I love her patterns and I’ve heard great things from everyone especially about the Tee for Two :-)

    brookeali(at)hotmail(dot)com

  217. Amy 02.16.2011 at 12:50 pm #

    Oh I have been dying to try that Tee for Two pattern!!!

    -Amy
    Crafting by Candlelight

    bibanon1@gmail.com

  218. Oberschin 02.16.2011 at 12:50 pm #

    I would pick the tee for 2. :)
    oberschin@gmail.com

  219. Alisa 02.16.2011 at 12:52 pm #

    I’d love to try a pattern! I’m looking forward to the book too.

  220. neubiewaters 02.16.2011 at 1:23 pm #

    I have been eyeing the Tee for Two pattern for a while now. I’m excited to see new patterns by Figgy’s!
    erin(dot)n(dot)waters(at)gmail(dot)com

  221. keri 02.16.2011 at 1:29 pm #

    What a fun giveaway – I have to sew almost all of my 8 mo old daughter’s clothes since she’s about 2T size and wears cloth diapers. I would love to try one of their patterns.

  222. Kim @ craftyNHmom 02.16.2011 at 1:42 pm #

    Thanks for the chance to win! I own the “tee for two” pattern, and would love to win the larger sized “little woo”. I’m dying to try that one out! Thank you so much for offering larger sizes.

    craftyNHmom@gmail.com
    http://www.kdmullen.blogspot.com

  223. micdarz 02.16.2011 at 1:46 pm #

    I would love to win a Figgy pattern!
    micdarz(at)gmail(dot)com

  224. Anonymous 02.16.2011 at 1:49 pm #

    I just got a serger for christmas and would love to win one of these.

    m.t.commerford at gmail dot com

  225. Sahmy 02.16.2011 at 1:49 pm #

    What great patterns! I think I am ready to try out some knits! susanmv@comcast.net

  226. Lori 02.16.2011 at 2:00 pm #

    This would be so so fun to try!
    ericjandlorik(at)yahoo(dot)com

  227. Tanya 02.16.2011 at 2:02 pm #

    I’m looking forward to seeing her spring patterns! They sound great.

    tavsmummy at cableone dot net

  228. Anonymous 02.16.2011 at 2:15 pm #

    Oh, knits. How I love you, how I use inappropriate language when I sew you… A pattern might help a lot!

    kathleenpoling (AT) yahoo (DOT) com

  229. janusje 02.16.2011 at 2:19 pm #

    I’d like to win such a beautiful pattern!
    crjanne at yahoo dot com

  230. sunflowerlin 02.16.2011 at 2:20 pm #

    I have done a few knits before, but they still give me the nervous tummy!

  231. Kristen W 02.16.2011 at 2:20 pm #

    Nice interview! I’ve been wanting to sew more with knits, so it’s great to have resources like this. Thanks!

    kwaltz119@gmail.com

  232. Melissa S. 02.16.2011 at 2:31 pm #

    How fun! I would love to win but I may just buy some of these patterns anyway. How have I not heard of this company before?

  233. lucyjanegallery 02.16.2011 at 2:45 pm #

    Thanks for the chance to win a pattern! I’ve been lurking in the online store for ages…

    lmhr515 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  234. jessyz 02.16.2011 at 2:47 pm #

    oooh I was just checking out the website and thought the T for two was cool

  235. Heidi V 02.16.2011 at 3:03 pm #

    I would love to try some of these patterns!

  236. tjp 02.16.2011 at 3:24 pm #

    I’ve been wanting to attempt sewing with knits with my serger…and I would love to try one of these patterns!
    ltprotts at gmail dot com

  237. Kimberly 02.16.2011 at 3:38 pm #

    Awesome. Nice interview. Thanks for the giveaway.

  238. olive.oyl 02.16.2011 at 3:49 pm #

    WOW!
    Here’s one I just HAVE to win.

    Thank you!
    ayalilti(at)gmail(dot)com

  239. Heather 02.16.2011 at 3:55 pm #

    Very cute classic patterns!
    transeau(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

  240. paperandclouds 02.16.2011 at 3:56 pm #

    Thanks for the tips, and the giveaway! hooray

    jenn dot nienaber at gmail dot com

  241. Anonymous 02.16.2011 at 4:06 pm #

    I´d love to win…my moms birthday is on friday, hopefully that means I am lucky…lucky to have her anyway. thanks for the giveaway!
    andrea.auras@gmx.at

  242. Amber 02.16.2011 at 4:16 pm #

    We are learning how to fit and sew knits at our ASG meetings right now. I would love more patterns!

  243. Callie 02.16.2011 at 4:21 pm #

    I have been wanting to try one of their patterns! Would love to win one!

    calbryn (at) aol (dot) com

  244. Kristina 02.16.2011 at 4:45 pm #

    There are a couple of their patterns I’d love to try. amace@cox.net

  245. grace 02.16.2011 at 4:46 pm #

    love the patterns and would love the chance to try one out.

  246. Alsacianne 02.16.2011 at 5:01 pm #

    I just recently started to sew knits… So nice :)
    Thanks for the chance, this is a wonderful giveaway!
    alsacianneATliveDOTfr

  247. Jessica 02.16.2011 at 5:08 pm #

    You can never have too many patterns! Would love to win! monkeyshinersbaby at yahoo

  248. Anonymous 02.16.2011 at 5:08 pm #

    I’m a pretty new sewer and have experimented with knits a bit, but would love to get my hands on some Figgy!!!!Thanks for sharing this!
    Crystal crywrigh@hotmail.com

  249. ~M~ 02.16.2011 at 5:13 pm #

    Just got a serger for Christmas so I’m itching to try something with it. I’d love to try one of these patterns! They have a really helpful site too! :o)

    blueyedkitty04(at)hotmail(dot)com

    ~M~

  250. Ana 02.16.2011 at 5:33 pm #

    Would you believe I have a serger that I don’t use? Criminal, I know. I need to break it back in again. I’d love to start out with a pattern from Patterns by Figgy!
    anabrightful at yahoo dot com

  251. Vira 02.16.2011 at 5:44 pm #

    Would love to try the patterns!
    vkrykus(at)yahoo(dot)ca

  252. Bumblebee and Sophie 02.16.2011 at 6:01 pm #

    How awesome to have patterns that we can use to create items for our shop!! Thank you Figgy!!! They are really cute!!
    bumblebeeandsophie@gmail.com
    cindy

  253. Landon and Kylie 02.16.2011 at 6:33 pm #

    I have been dying to try the “Tee for Two” pattern. Love this shop!
    ky.jackson@gmail.com

  254. Amanda 02.16.2011 at 6:58 pm #

    Oh- love these patterns. :-)
    I’d love hearing peoples stories on how they started. Trying to get started myself!

    av_valley (at) yahoo (dot) com

  255. Kelly 02.16.2011 at 7:35 pm #

    Fantastic! I could really use some tips for working with knit — Thanks!

    wimseyfan(at)yahoo(dot)com

  256. Edra 'Langford' Chamberlin 02.16.2011 at 7:53 pm #

    I am just learning to sew with knits and I love them!!!!!!! My daughters will love knits (who would not!!) and the patters are simple and cute, just what I need. leaachamberlin@hotmail.com

  257. Robyn *Ü* 02.16.2011 at 8:08 pm #

    I would certainly love a chance. I’ve been apprehensive about working with knits but reading your posts lately have given me a bit of encouragement.

  258. thecaseyfam 02.16.2011 at 8:13 pm #

    I have been wanted to get the Tee for Two in old kids sizes! thecaseyfam@hotmail.com

  259. Johnson 02.16.2011 at 8:18 pm #

    I would love any of these patterns!
    aaronhannahjognson@yahoo.com

  260. Erin 02.16.2011 at 8:53 pm #

    I love the Tee for Two pattern because it can be used as a top and dress. So cute and perfect for working on my serger that I just got.
    Thanks for the great giveaway!

    emstone28 (at) gmail (dot) com

  261. jack 02.16.2011 at 9:27 pm #

    How exciting!! Which one would I choose?? Tough question. Thanks for the opportunity!
    maxthebull@hotmail.com

  262. Marsha 02.16.2011 at 9:32 pm #

    A serger is on my shopping list. Would love to sew one of these patterns for my 3 grandchildren. Thanks for the giveaway. yowly06@verizon.net

  263. Steph 02.16.2011 at 10:10 pm #

    I need to get my sewing mojo back.. a new pattern would be just the thing!

    steph6467 @ q (dot) com

  264. Jessica 02.16.2011 at 10:38 pm #

    I’ve had a serger for years, and just got brave enough to use it last fall – LOVE it. Now I have some knit to use, but a pattern would be wonderful… it would surely make the project more successful!

  265. Caroline 02.16.2011 at 10:46 pm #

    What a great giveaway! I don’t have a serger … yet … I’m still dreaming of one.

    carolinejaco@gmail.com

  266. SunShineyRain 02.16.2011 at 11:10 pm #

    I wil be so excited to try the pattern that i am going to win, my serger is screaming for something fun.

  267. james and bess 02.16.2011 at 11:14 pm #

    my daughter is so into comfy clothes – these look perfect!

    bess :)

  268. Kate 02.16.2011 at 11:19 pm #

    Very fun! Its great to hear their business story. I want to do more sewing garments (and learn how to sew knits) this year, so this would be great!

    NeedleAndSpatula (at) gmail (dot) com

  269. stacy 02.16.2011 at 11:21 pm #

    I’m really into trying out new, indy pattern designers, so I’m crossing my fingers I win!

  270. Anne 02.16.2011 at 11:25 pm #

    I’ve been wanting to try the Tee for Two pattern for a while now. Thanks for the chance to win! grokgrace(at)hotmail(dot)com

  271. Kelly Simonsen 02.16.2011 at 11:32 pm #

    I am always on the look out for new patterns! I would love a chance to win some! Thanks for doing this!

  272. Ann 02.17.2011 at 12:48 am #

    I recently found the Figgy website and love the patterns. I have a small grandson and some other family babies on the way and will be sewing clothes for them. I am looking forward to trying you patterns!
    Ann (jablaskovich at gmail dot com)

  273. Kandice 02.17.2011 at 12:49 am #

    I have been wanting some patterns to use up some of my vintage knits that came from my grandma’s stash! This would be great for that! bufordkyle at hotmail dot com

  274. Kristiina 02.17.2011 at 2:02 am #

    What Fabulous Patterns…I would LOVE to learn to sew better with knits…. burns052700@hotmail.com

  275. Jess 02.17.2011 at 2:15 am #

    awesome! these look like fun patterns!

    craftinessisnotoptional(at)gmail.com

  276. twrightgirl 02.17.2011 at 3:01 am #

    Love those patterns. just got a serger this month.

    twrightgirl at hotmail.com

  277. Jamie 02.17.2011 at 4:10 am #

    Would love a chance to win! Thanks!
    violintastic@gmail.com

  278. Cindy 02.17.2011 at 8:33 am #

    This is a great giveaway! I want to be like Anna – and never be afraid of knits again!:) I have always wanted to sew with knits but have been too afraid. This post has given me the “push” to just try it. Winning one of your patterns would be great! Thanks so much for the chance!
    orr20004@msn.com

  279. ceharris 02.17.2011 at 9:05 am #

    I love “Sew to Speak”. I hope to win the patterns to use there great fabric!

    ceharris @ columbus . rr . com

  280. Anonymous 02.17.2011 at 9:24 am #

    Thanks for the giveaway! I haven’t heard of patterns by Figgy but would love to give them a try. Thanks!
    Kim

    kschm720@gmail.com

  281. Anonymous 02.17.2011 at 9:38 am #

    Serger has been in the box for 4 years…this could be the push I need ;)

    madnolopee at hotmail dot com

  282. missavene 02.17.2011 at 10:13 am #

    Knits are so great since they are so comfy, I would love to win a patten. That tee for two one looks super!!
    missavene at gmail dot com

  283. felicia 02.17.2011 at 10:40 am #

    I have heard such great things about their patterns and have been looking for the perfect basic tee pattern! Hope I win!

  284. Hilary 02.17.2011 at 11:12 am #

    Thanks for the giveaway and the info!
    hilarypeterson AT gmail DOT com

  285. Radmall 02.17.2011 at 11:51 am #

    I was just in SF and bought the most lovely, high quality knit remnants in following my personal pledge to become more confident in sewing with knits this year. I love Figgy’s patterns and would love a chance to win.

  286. MollyP 02.17.2011 at 12:04 pm #

    Loved your recent Tee for Two post. Happy to have a chance at winning some great knit patterns. Figgy’s is now on my to-do list! Thanks!

  287. Karen 02.17.2011 at 12:17 pm #

    my 2 4yo boys are long & lean… so off the rack clothes don’t do too well for them. a cute, well-designed pattern would be fantastic help! loved browsing the website – like Kenda said, a lot of helpful tips.

    Thanks for the chance!

  288. Cameron H 02.17.2011 at 12:20 pm #

    I’d love to try my hand at knits! Thanks for the giveaway chance. cbrh(d0t)blogs(at)gmail(d0t)com

  289. JamieS 02.17.2011 at 12:36 pm #

    Please enter me! I have been looking for some cute patterns for knits! sanders4 at austin dot rr dot com

  290. Melinda 02.17.2011 at 12:42 pm #

    I have been tempted to try my hand at garment sewing. I love that you can sell what you make from these patterns! What a great business philosophy!

  291. Janna 02.17.2011 at 12:45 pm #

    Love it! I need to work more with knits.

    etsyteachermom at gmail

  292. Vanessa 02.17.2011 at 12:47 pm #

    count me in! i’ve got a small pile of knits that need to be turned into something cute :)

  293. Baker 02.17.2011 at 12:55 pm #

    I would LOVE to try one of your patterns! My mom & I have been sewing for years and I have just now started sewing on my own for my 2 year old daughter and a little bit for my son. YAY for new things!! Thanks so much!
    3mckenzie@gmail.com

  294. Marci 02.17.2011 at 1:34 pm #

    Wow! With 7 grandkids, I think I NEED this pattern! Thanks for the generousity!

  295. Tara-Jean Thiessen 02.17.2011 at 1:57 pm #

    love those patterns! so cute!
    tarajeanh@gmail.com

  296. Panhandle Jane 02.17.2011 at 2:03 pm #

    I would love to have a pattern for my granddaughters. I love to sew with knits.

  297. Kristianna 02.17.2011 at 2:50 pm #

    What cute patterns! I’m pretty new to working with knits but I’d love to win a pattern and give it a try.

    kristiannasharma@yahoo.com

  298. Monica 02.17.2011 at 3:33 pm #

    I’ve been waiting for a good time to jump into knits…this may be it.

    what fun stuff!!

    monica
    mogriff29@gmail.com

  299. trippin 02.17.2011 at 3:49 pm #

    I love these patterns! I have been making the t-shirts and dapper dillinger pants for my boys. They look so handsome in them. I would love to win and try out a new pattern.
    jeanninetripp@gmail.com

  300. mandi 02.17.2011 at 4:40 pm #

    Wow! I love this pattern line!
    mandiandjohn{at}sbcglobal{dot}net

  301. Rocio 02.17.2011 at 4:44 pm #

    Nice patterns. Thanks a lot for the giveaway!
    marabaradesign@gmail.com

  302. VickiT 02.17.2011 at 5:05 pm #

    Great interview and the patterns look great too. I know it might not be the best choice but, last Fall I did run across some fairly nice selection of knits at Hancocks Fabrics.

    vburr at charter dot net

  303. megan 02.17.2011 at 6:08 pm #

    I’ve been wanting to try the Tee for Two pattern! It looks so good on little boys.
    meganberka@gmail.com

  304. Little Holts 02.17.2011 at 6:13 pm #

    Such a cute tee pattern! I’d love to try their patterns out for my kiddos.

    eljwholt@gmail.com

  305. Laura 02.17.2011 at 6:24 pm #

    I’d like to try this out– my children are so little, it doesn’t seem worth it to put them in anything that doesn’t stretch and isn’t totally comfortable.

  306. repeanut 02.17.2011 at 6:35 pm #

    Adore the Little Woo pattern…is the adult size pattern somewhere online? I’d love to make it for myself!!

    katy (at) afruma (dot) net

  307. Marga 02.17.2011 at 6:36 pm #

    I would love to win the pattern!!! If not, I’ll buy it!
    margarita.conde@gmail.com

  308. Ben and Katie Singley 02.17.2011 at 7:02 pm #

    I love the patterns! I have never sewed with knits, but really want to try it out. Thanks for the giveaway!
    katiesingley at gmail dot com

  309. Fox and Amy 02.17.2011 at 7:09 pm #

    I love the Tee for Two–I’ve seen it all over blogland, and I’ve been dying to try that pattern!
    Amy
    ajh15@hotmail.com

  310. Kirsty 02.17.2011 at 7:11 pm #

    Totally cool patterns. I would love a new pattern for my boys.
    litldittydesigns@gmail.com

  311. Annie 02.17.2011 at 7:28 pm #

    I have a stash of knits just waiting for a new pattern!
    acr302@gmail.com

  312. Anonymous 02.17.2011 at 7:50 pm #

    love the patterns! love the giveaway!!
    singing.in.the.rain.val@gmail.com

  313. Antonia 02.17.2011 at 8:25 pm #

    Nice giveaway!
    anvazmu@gmail.com

  314. Melanie Plante 02.17.2011 at 9:22 pm #

    I would love to start sewing with knits – and Patterns by Figgy makes me want to do it! I can ‘see’ my daughter in all the patterns. I hope I get an opportunity to do it.

    m_opel@yahoo.com

  315. Jessica 02.17.2011 at 9:36 pm #

    i just got a serger and really need to start using it. thanks for the chance to win!

  316. The Gunny Sack 02.17.2011 at 10:03 pm #

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  317. Carrie 02.17.2011 at 10:10 pm #

    i’d love the tee for two pattern. I am inspired by mini boden’s tees with mismatched sleeves and want to try to make something similar for my daughter.

  318. Alyssa 02.17.2011 at 11:02 pm #

    Oh, figgy patterns!

  319. Rebekah 02.17.2011 at 11:13 pm #

    It’s nice to know a little history! I’m newer to knits but love them and just got my grandmas serger so these patterns would be so fun to try!!!
    5reckles@gmail.com

  320. Oliver Designs 02.17.2011 at 11:51 pm #

    Very inspiring! I love to create something out of what seems to be nothing! jennifermariewalker@gmail.com

  321. Anonymous 02.18.2011 at 12:17 am #

    So cute! gwen@rhoadescrew.com

  322. Anonymous 02.18.2011 at 1:09 am #

    I’ve been looking at these patterns for a while and trying to decide which to try first. Thanks for hosting the giveaway!
    sabrinahannah at gmail dot com.

  323. sara b 02.18.2011 at 2:02 am #

    I’m so excited! I just finished my first Tee for Two and it looks so cute on my 9 month old.
    sjbutenhoff at yahoo dot com

  324. Jiaying 02.18.2011 at 2:02 am #

    I’m yet to conquer my fear for knits. Maybe this will do it? :)

  325. JenW 02.18.2011 at 2:22 am #

    this would be awesome because one goal for this year is to conquer my fear of knits! myhedwig at gmail dot com

  326. Anonymous 02.18.2011 at 3:28 am #

    cute patterns
    ekmaurer3 @ frontier.com

  327. Zoe (ReviveUK) 02.18.2011 at 4:31 am #

    Enter me please, great giveaway! thanks :0)

  328. Leisha 02.18.2011 at 7:24 am #

    My lil girl NEEDS some new t-shirts. A massive growth spurt in a few months has all her shirts showing her belly botton! Yikes! I would love this pattern! Thanks for a wonderful inspiring blog! chilemom24atyahoodotcom

  329. Nina 02.18.2011 at 7:58 am #

    I LOOOVE sewing with knits(maybe even more than wovens).
    I have 3 kiddos (9 mth girl, 5 yr boy and 8 yr girl)and would love to win the “Tee for Two” pattern because it’s something I could use for all of them.
    Thanks for the opportunity!

    imlovingeveryday@gmail.com

  330. KatheG 02.18.2011 at 10:08 am #

    I would be thrilled to win one of the patterns. And thanks for all your ideas on knits and fabric.
    KatheGTN at aol-dot-com

  331. Karen P. 02.18.2011 at 10:24 am #

    I’d love to try knit dresses!

  332. janetta 02.18.2011 at 11:07 am #

    Nice! Pick me, pick me! :)

    texanntx (at) aol . com

  333. Margaret 02.18.2011 at 12:15 pm #

    Cute patterns! It’s been awhile since I’ve sewn with knits. I’d love it give it a try again.

    mscoresby18 at gmail.com

  334. Heather 02.18.2011 at 12:20 pm #

    Cute patterns I would love to win this. memakingdo at gmail dot com

  335. Shannon 02.18.2011 at 12:22 pm #

    i love the tee for two pattern but i’ve been too scared of knits to divein! :) buuuut maybe if i win a pattern it would be the shove i need. ;)
    espeetradingco at gmail

  336. BFree 02.18.2011 at 1:04 pm #

    I would love to win this!

  337. Valaried 02.18.2011 at 1:36 pm #

    How exciting!

    Valariedobbins(at)gmail(dot)com

  338. TheBlackForrist 02.18.2011 at 2:19 pm #

    yay yay yay… lucky number 338!

    karaforristall@yahoo.com

  339. Brenna 02.18.2011 at 4:38 pm #

    These are so cute!

    adams(dot)brenna(at)gmail(dot)com

  340. Jennifer 02.18.2011 at 5:51 pm #

    Oh, lovely lovely! I’ve sewn with knits a few times and found the results surprisingly satisfying!

  341. Melissa 02.18.2011 at 6:32 pm #

    Great patterns. I would love to try some. Such great practical clothes for kids. mstroscio@verizon.net

  342. **nicke... 02.18.2011 at 6:39 pm #

    i am really excited about this post. I have had my eye on a couple of figgy patterns. love them!

  343. Stephanie 02.18.2011 at 8:14 pm #

    I’ve been wanting to try these patterns.

  344. Gorby family blog 02.18.2011 at 9:54 pm #

    It’s pretty late on Friday evening but I hope I’m not too late. I’d love the chance to win a pattern!

    akgorby@hotmail.com

  345. ifonlytheywouldnap 02.18.2011 at 10:15 pm #

    i would LOVE to win a pattern!!
    jess

    ifonlytheywouldnap@gmail.com

  346. Candace 02.18.2011 at 10:55 pm #

    Adorable patterns!!

    slccitygirl@yahoo.com

  347. gina 02.18.2011 at 11:38 pm #

    Love the patterns!

    You did a great job on the shirt!

    Hugs,
    Gina

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