Competitions Feed

EDIT: WOOP! And the winner of the most creative comment below is Veronica Johnson! Congrats! Please email me so I can give you your Penny Inn Pattern + Video prize!.....PLUS Cindy Huggins....I would like to also give you a copy because....well just because life can be tough sometimes and I know what that feels like so I hope this will brighten up your day a little! Please email me Thanks everyone who took part! Great comments from all!... Read more →

We've got a week of adventure planned with 15 bloggers* and 15+ handmade handbags, in 6 countries around the world. Some of these bloggers are experienced bag-makers, while others are new to sewing bags. They'll share the gorgeous creations that all started with a ChrisW Designs pattern. Read more →

Let's Celebrate! Come one, come all to our 6000 member celebration! Not only are we having an exclusive member discount BUT you could also WIN some fabulous prizes via some FUN, easy to enter mini competitions! BUT.......we aren't quite there yet.... so please help us hit that target! Spread the word, tell your friends and join us in some cork popping FUN as soon as the 6000th member signs up! WOOHOO! Join our group NOW! It's FUN and it's FREE!... Read more →

Firstly a great BIG thank you goes out to Marsha and Ellen for hosting the Hack-a-Bag-a-Thon over in our Facebook group! Ladies, you ROCK! I must say I have been blown away by the awesome talent shown by everyone who entered a hack! I really wish EVERYONE could win 1st prize! I think I am going to have to do some serious arm twisting to get everyone to share their hacks with us over the coming months.....wouldn't that be nice?... Read more →

Calling all Hacks & Quacks! Clear your sewing tables & get out your cameras because you won't want to miss this... July 1 - 31 2016 We're hosting the first ever ChrisW Hack-a-Bag-a-Thon in our Facebook group HERE. Creativity, Prizes, & FunFunFun! Prizes: First Prize - $50 voucher from the Fat Quarter Shop - $25 voucher from Emmaline Bags - A guest starring role on the ChrisW blog* Second Prize - $25 voucher from Hawthorne Threads - 1 ChrisW pattern... Read more →

It was NOT easy to choose a winner for our Photo Competition as there were so many fabulos entries to choose from! I have to admit that I passed the buck to my daughter Amy (Thanks Amy!) to make the hard choices! LOL So without futher delay.....our winners are: FIRST prize: First prize goes to Mara! (grecomara) Mara gets to choose any 5 of my bag patterns PLUS $50 store credit to buy hardware kits (Yes I still have some... Read more →

Hi everyone.....some of you already know that I have been SNOWED under (Well, it certainly feels like it!) with a lot of happenings at home so I am sooo far behind in my work it isn't funny! That's life I guess! I do apologise for the absense of Bag Brag Tuesday ....I'll get that happening again as soon as I can BUT.....more pressing is my new tote pattern.... Kenny and my new tote bag! Speaking of my new tote pattern....Yes... Read more →

WHO wants to win some patterns and hardware kits just for taking a nice photo? Admittedly it is SO much nicer to see a bag alongside a human so we know the scale, right? Well....I admit I don't particularly enjoy being in front of the camera and I don't have any willing models who will agree to be in front of it for me....(despite copious amounts of begging and bribery, my daughters REFUSE!) SO....I have had a least I... Read more →