Thursday, March 10, 2011

Wendy Week Day 4: Video Lessons with Wendy (& another great giveaway!)


Welcome to Day 4 of Wendy Week here at the Sew Beautiful blog! With the release of designer Wendy Schoen’s new book Mastering Shadow Work Embroidery, we’re honoring the renowned artist and teacher with a week of special promotions and giveaways. Join us on the blog every day this week for exclusive book previews, an interview with Wendy, and our awesome giveaway contests - a different one each day!

Today we are giving away two copies of Wendy's instructional Shadow Work Embroidery DVD! Each will be paired with a floche sampler pack (in either "layette" or "spring" colors) from Wendy to help you get started. Details follow the videos.

Have you always wanted to attend our MPC School of Art Fashion and take classes from Wendy, but haven't been able to make it? You're in luck. We produce teaching DVDs that are as close as it gets to the real thing! Here is a quick introduction to Wendy's DVD collection from the designer herself:



Today's Wendy Week feature is an excerpt from today's DVD giveaway, Shadow Work Embroidery with Wendy Schoen. Here, Wendy introduces you to the basic supplies you'll need to get started with shadow work as well as tips on tracing your design. (Hint hint...these will come in handy when we share a free design and instructions on tomorrow's Wendy Week post!)



All of the products and supplies mentioned in the video above are available from either Martha Pullen Company or Wendy Schoen Design. The rest of this DVD is filled with more great information, tips and instructions for shadow work embroidery, and would make a fantastic companion to the instructions found in Wendy's new book!



TODAY'S GIVEAWAY
Today we are giving away two copies of Wendy's instructional Shadow Work Embroidery DVD! Each will be paired with a floche sampler pack (in either "layette" or "spring" colors) from Wendy herself to help you get started. (Visit Wendy's website to order floche in many colors!)

To enter the contest, simply leave a comment on this blog post below.
Be sure you include an email address or contact information so that we can contact you if you're a winner. Entries will remain open through the rest of Wendy Week and the winners will be drawn at random and announced next Monday, March 14, 2011.


If you are a Sew Beautiful fan, make sure you've "liked" our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter to keep up with Wendy Week events (and more). Don't forget that Martha Pullen Company is also on Facebook and Twitter – you definitely don't want to miss out on this week's special deals. While all Wendy Schoen merchandise is on sale in our online store for 20% off all week, MPC will be featuring additional, deeper daily discounts on certain Wendy Schoen products!

102 comments:

  1. I would so love to win the floche....My MIL Martha Brengle Lovorn taught me to do this and my floche is now all gone.

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  2. I love floche, and would love to win this give-away! Wendy rocks!
    alicat314@yahoo.com

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  3. I too would love to win this gift. I have two of your shadow work kits and have been too chicken to start them. This DVD would be very helpful.
    Gita
    quiltnb@hotmail.com

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  4. I learn so much from watching Wendy! Thank you for giving us the benefit of your knowledge!

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  5. I just received my newest Sew Beautiful magazine and saw this DVD. I would love to win it and try my hand at it for the grands.
    Anny458@aol.com

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  6. Want!
    Diayoung@sbcglobal.net

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  7. What a fun giveaway--having the needed materials on hand would certainly make it easier to jump right into a project! Here's hoping...rcedson@embarqmail.com

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  8. I am so excited about Wendy week, I really want to win a prize!

    Renae
    salsathebugs1@yahoo.com

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  9. It looks so easy when Wendy does it! Her work is perfection.

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  10. Love Love Love the new book!
    tksimons@bellsouth.net

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  11. Beautiful work once again! Love the colors.

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  12. Please enter me, too.
    Christa McGrew
    crsta33@yahoo.com

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  13. This is a lot of fun!

    Karen

    sew mommy @windstream.net

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  14. Love watching Wendy's videos. She is so interesting and assuring that we can do beautiful work too. I have enjoyed Wendy week.
    Thanks so much!
    grannysuesue@yahoo.com

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  15. I love it! It is beautiful!
    Thank you for showcasing Wendy this week!

    blessedwith5@hot.rr.com

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  16. It just keeps getting better and better!
    cyndimanson (@) gmail (dot) com

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  17. These give-aways are fun, fun! This would be a great birthday present! 8-)

    dorrell106@gmail.com

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  18. Doing this handwork with such great materials is so wonderful. I just love Wendy's work.

    donna k
    thread47@hotmail.com

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  19. just found out yesterday I'm going to be a new grandma! Yay!!! How fun it would be to win this! I must start stitching!

    ruthheath10@comcast.net

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  20. I think I will like the DVD; I enjoyed seeing what Wendy had on the 'sampler'.

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  21. Thanks for showing us the beginning basics for shadow work!

    Wendy
    Wendy@n7gtj.com

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  22. Wendy is absolutely great. Waiting for my latest supplies from MPC!
    kcashner@hotmail.com

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  23. I love Wendy and I love prizes!

    PICK ME! PICK ME!

    linda12452@yahoo.com

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  24. Enjoyed the video! mikeyme2@yahoo.com

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  25. savantsew@yahoo.comMarch 10, 2011 at 11:00 AM

    Enjoying "Wendy Week"! Learning so much-Thanks!

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  26. I would love to win this! Such a fun contest! senavista@yahoo.com

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  27. I love Wendy Week! THis has been really fun!
    the3salas@comcast.net

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  28. I am loving this Blog series, and I am learning things. I'd love to win the giveaway.
    thomisonc1@cox.net

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  29. These videos are so informative, and viewing them has encouraged me to try more hand embroidery. I have 5 granddaughters and I love to make beautiful clothing for them to wear. I'd love to win a prize to get me started!

    b.kensinger@hotmail.com

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  30. I would love to win this giveaway!

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  31. Wendy week just gets better every day. I enjoyed the video. Now I need to see the rest of it.
    Denise Norris
    denisenorris@bellsouth.net

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  32. Zowie, it gets better every day! Jean at roadq dot com

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  33. Brillant! so enjoying and so helpful;;; thank you for sharing!

    Faye Cairns
    hughfaye10@msn.com

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  34. Thank you for such a wonderful giveaway!
    robinfonville@hotmail.com
    Robin Fonville

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  35. I haven't done shadow work in years! Just watching her video has me inspired to give it another go! thanks Wendy!

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  36. This sounds like the next best thing to being in a class with Wendy-how I would love that experience.

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  37. It would be fabulous to win as this is so much fun to do and the end results are so beautiful

    MD
    sewmdtx@sbcglobal.net

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  38. Wendy is an excellent teacher!
    acarp@swbell.net

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  39. This is a great week.

    Dianne

    dianneholmes@att.net

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  40. Would love to win this!

    vpmsavga at gmail dot com

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  41. Wow! Another great gift! I would love this!!!

    Cindy
    sewblessed at mchsi dot com

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  42. I really enjoy watching Wendy's instructional videos. I learn something new every time. :)

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  43. Wendy has beautiful patterns and designs.

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  44. I would love to win! Sebmcfarland@gmail.com

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  45. Loved the video! Would love to win too!!!

    Nancy
    nanasewz@yahoo.com

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  46. I LOVE the layette floche colors! Of course, the spring colors are beautiful too.

    Jackie
    3young@bellsouth.net

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  47. Oh, that would be wonderful to win and get a head start on such wonderful projects.

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  48. Have to agree with everyone else, it just gets better and better. Would be lots of fun to win.

    Jennifer
    smith8two@msn.com

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  49. I have never used floche but have wanted to try it. The colors chosen for the giveaway are beautiful!

    Marissa

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  50. Enjoyed the video--lots of good info. bharms@centurytel.net

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  51. This is an awesome giveaway! I want it all!
    thatkellygirl@yahoo.com

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  52. Great giveaway and I would love to win any of the prizes! By the way March 14th is my 36th wedding anniversary, would be a wonderful thing if I won something. Kathy kewscruggs@yahoo.com

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  53. another great give away !
    Let it be me!
    joy8257@bellsouth.net

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  54. This looks cool too.

    Laura C.
    hellokitten42@hotmail.com

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  55. I marvel at the beauty of Wendy's work. Winning her DVD would be like having private lessons with Wendy. Carol
    bobbygable@bellsouth.net

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  56. Wouldn't this be a wonderful teaching tool to have! I have never used floche before. Thank you for the tips on this video and what supplies we need to get before starting projects. Thank you so much for your talent that you are willing to share with us.
    (ginger.consford@gmail.com)

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  57. 'Wendy Week' is exciting! I have learned so much
    thank you
    tx93sparkl@yahoo.com

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  58. Have other shadow work books (used given by friends) and have wanted this one.Would love to win.... Thanks
    ilvtoys(at)aol(dot)com

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  59. I'll say it again --- Wendy has always been my hero!
    Vincie Walzl
    vinciew@gmail.com

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  60. Oh pretty please!!!! Please please please!!!! I have never embroidered with floche before but I would so love to try.
    Thank you for the chance.
    Sivjegoose@sbcglobal.net

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  61. Oh l would love to win this as l can not join in classes as l live in the UK, that makes it a little difficult but l love to learn.

    Hugs Pat

    family300l@aol.com

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  62. Thanks for another great giveaway! Both the dvd & floche are great, wow! I love watching Wendy teach, she's the best!

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  63. The videos are a great help.

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  64. This week with Wendy is being very inspiring. Wouldn't it be a real boost to be a winner of these wonderful prizes!!!

    Thanks for sharing and "pushing" us!
    Betty Janney
    tripjanney@centurytel.net

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  65. Oh a DVD with floche would be awesome to win!

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  66. WOW! These treats seem to get better by the day!

    Thanks,

    Laurie
    l@jandle.com

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  67. What a great give-a-way!
    Nancy
    awyatt@twlakes.net

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  68. Beautiful work again!

    Jessie
    dh_davis@bellsouth.net

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  69. What a great prize.
    gasew7@gmail.com

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  70. Would love to win the layette floche sampler pack to start sewing for my first grandchild.

    Wanda Jones
    wsjones928@sbcglobal.net

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  71. What a week of wonderful giveaways. Thank you for helping those of us interested in shadow work think about getting started!

    Donna
    3dears at gmail dot com

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  72. I have always wanted to try shadow work, Free supplies would be great!
    rltejkl@msn.com

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  73. Love Wendy's video!

    michelle@campnc.com

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  74. would love to have this. Loved the video!
    mrss.bryan@yahoo.com

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  75. I would love to win the CD. My daughter and I could use some instruction as we make outfits for her new baby.

    Marie
    mharrison@cricpa.com

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  76. Oh my, ya'll are definately keeping me on my knees this week!! Please, please, please pick me... midnightsewin@yahoo.com

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  77. Loved watching part of the video...want to learn this!!!!!!

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  78. I've never used floche for embroidery yet! What a fabulous prize.
    niener987@comcast.net

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  79. The DVD is awesome! I hope I win it!
    cindy_sews@hotmail.com

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  80. Another great gift! I want it!
    lindakholder@yahoo.com

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  81. I would love to win! Thank you for doing the giveaway! Hallie at letter.to.memphis at hotmail.com

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  82. What a great prize - I would love to win!
    Chris
    sewkrazy1@msn.com

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  83. awesome prizes..soo cool1 Thanks wendy and martha..your the best Lisa

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  84. Great stuff at MP,especially Wendy's books and videos

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  85. Love shadow embroidery!
    garygore@intrstar.net

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  86. I would love this DVD and I could definately use some floche! Thanks.
    ~Chelsea
    michal_c1984@hotmail.com

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  87. This is too cool!

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  88. Thank you for putting together your instructional dvds for those of us who learn by watching. They are very well done and much appreciated.
    pamparco@msn.com

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  89. I love anything to do with Wendy..her work is amazing and I would love to be able to do this. davidl2@charter.net

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  90. I think I finally got the hang of posting comments! At least one way to do it!
    Wendy is wonderful.
    Kathryn
    kcashner@hotmail.com

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  91. Hope, hope, hope, I so want to learn how to do this. Thank you!
    Elizabeth
    letitsnow@antelecom.net

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  92. I would love to learn shadow work.

    Cynthia

    cynypr-sews@yahoo.com

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  93. Maybe today is my lucky day!!

    dkerbes@comcast.net

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  94. Thanks for a great week of inspiration.
    stevea3481 at aol dot com

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  95. What a great giveaway. Count me in.
    susan.byerly@comcast.net

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  96. Awesome giveaway!!!such talent Lisa

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  97. Love Wendy's work. I'm hoping.
    Southern_O@Hotmail.com

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  98. I love your work.
    carol-groebe@kc.rr.com

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  99. Floche in Spring colors Yummy flowers to shadow embroider Perfect for the season.
    Susan VH gmasuz1215 at yahoo dot com

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  100. Nice blog, beautiful pictures and amazing comments. I will stop by often for more of your intriguing articles. Thanks

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