A Lovely Year of Finishes – October Goal Party

Welcome to October! Time to bust out the pumpkins and all the little ghoulies! October is a fun month for my family, two of my favorite people (my mom and Anne) are downright obsessed with Halloween, and I always try to make it special.  Last year I made Anne’s Halloween outfit and I am going to do it again this year and that is my goal, very simple – make Anne’s costume.

Simplicity Pattern 2855Anne wants to be the cat. This will be quite a challenge for me as I still consider myself a beginner at clothes sewing. Tomorrow we will go shopping for our fabrics and notions and Thursday I will get started sewing!  Wish me luck!

As we approach the end of the year Shanna and I would love to get some feedback from you on how this year has gone! Please take a couple minutes to fill out our brief survey so we can get ready for Another Lovely Year of Finishes.

Your turn!

What one item will you choose to do for October?

You have two requirements to be entered into the prizes this month.

1. Link-up {on this post} the first 7-days of the month

and

2. Link-up in the last 7-days of the month.

Add your blog post or flickr photo (with appropriate descriptions) to the linky party below.

Please grab a button or link back to Shanna and I so other people can join in the fun!

 **Please note, the linky party is the same here and over at Shanna, so there is no need to enter twice **

 For those unsure of how to link up go check out our Q&A Page for A Lovely Year of Finishes – there are instructions on how to link up from a blog and from Flickr.

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Oh yeah and there are prizes this month (as always!), here is what our fantastic sponsors are offering:

October Prizes Include:

1. A Fat Quarter Bundle from Moda United Notions

2, 3.  TWO winners each getting to choose one pdf pattern
from Sew BitterSweet Designs – that’s me!
($10 value)

4. Choice of $15 or 2 charm packs from Stitch n’ Giggles

5. A Paper Piecing Kit from Paper Pieces

6. $25.00 Gift Certificate to Superior Threads

7. Quilting Patterns designed by Quilting Lodge

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10 Responses to A Lovely Year of Finishes – October Goal Party

  1. Kristy Lou says:

    I made a panda costume from this pattern about a year and a half ago. I have never sewn clothes before. You can do it!

  2. Vera says:

    I really am not sure if I should join in since I already failed twice. Oops.

  3. Debbe says:

    I’m sure good ‘sewing support’ is only a text away 🙂

  4. Andrea says:

    For some reason, the link to the survey didn’t work for me…

  5. Don’t give up Vera. I failed last month, so I vow to finish this month. I’ll link up with pictures soon.

  6. Carrie P. says:

    OH, she is going to be so cute!

  7. Katy says:

    My post will go up while I’m away teaching, but I’m hoping there’s wifi so I can link up. If not, imagine I’m in 😉

  8. CeLynn says:

    Don’t give up Vera,it has been hard for me to finish lately too! But any and all progress puts us that much closer to a finish 🙂

    Super cute costume Melissa,of course she will be adorable no matter what costume she picks! Good luck!

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