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#stitchingsanta 2017!



The last three year’s #stitchingsantas were such a roaring success, that I promised to do it all again this year and the time has come to sign up!

It’s a Secret Santa with a difference aimed at all the like-minded crafty folk here on the internet – YOU!

Whether you’re one of the lucky few whose family know and understand you so well that you receive endless perfect gifts based on your love of sewing/crochet/knitting or, like me, your wish list is met with a “What do you want one of those for….what is it anyway?” – #stitchingsanta is for you.

Can you imagine unwrapping a gorgeous skein of wool, a perfect metre of fabric, some vintage buttons or some embroidery silks? Perhaps a little handmade gift has been popped in the parcel too? All lovingly thought out with your interests in mind and guaranteed to be under your tree on Christmas morning. What a treat!

There are TWO categories to choose from – you can enter both or just one but PLEASE state your preference in your email. Choose from “Sewing” or “Crochet/Knitting”.

The idea is simple: if you would like to take part, comment below by the deadline of 31st October and I’ll send you the details of your lucky recipient.

You may already know this person as a follower of their blog but, if not, have a good look around their blog and try to put together some gifts that they would really appreciate. See my experience of previous #stichingsantas for what to expect: –

Gifted to my Secret Santa recipient 2014

Gifted to my #stitchingsanta recipient 2015

Gifted to my sewing #stitchingsanta 2016

Gifted to my yarn #stitchingsanta 2016

Received from my Secret Santa 2014

Blogging about Secret Santa 2014

Blogging about #stitchingsanta 2015

Received from my #stitchingsanta 2015

Received from my yarn #stitchingsanta 2016

Recieved from my sewing #stitchingsanta 2016

I will update this page with details of the blogs that are taking part so why not follow along and make some new blogging buddies!

How To Enter: –

  1. You can enter from anywhere in the world but I will try to match countries in order to keep postage costs down.
  2. State which swap(s) you would like to enter and send your email address, blog site and postal address to me at by midnight on 31st October 2017.
  3. I’ll email you the details of your recipient by 7th November.
  4. Spend a maximum of £10 (€13, $15US, $20AUS) excluding postage.
  5. Blog about your #stitchingsanta (linking back to this post) and share using the hash tag on social media.
  6. Post your parcel in time for Christmas – check last posting dates well in advance!! International dates are much earlier in December.

UK Inland: –

last post

I hope lots of you join in – don’t forget to share, share, SHARE with your own followers, the more the merrier, HOW exciting!

Here’s who has signed up so far: –

sewchet (that’s me!)

The Crafty Creek

Squirrels Knitting Conquests

Mad About Bags

The Tialys

Mollie And Claire

Power Tools With Thread

The Contented Crafter

Appleby Makes

Wendy Wendal – IG: @wendywendal

The Small Sewing Room


Sewing Nikki

Jo – Through The Keyhole

Let The Sewing Begin

Jana Kaiser – IG: @ja_ma_ka

Pins, Needles and Thread

Little Black Dog SA

The Material Lady

The Snail Of Happiness

Julia’s Creative Year

Nana Cathy Dot Com

Lilly My Cat

Creative Chaos


Quiet Water Craft

Emma Craft Projects

Quirky Hannah

Beads And Barnacles

Rita’s Designs

The Dartmoor Yarn Company

Sweet Fallen Angels

Enchanted By Books

I Am Simply Hooked

Entropy Creations

Sarah Naylor-Hagger – IG: @sierralima14

Hazelnut Thread

Christerson Adoption

Sharon Ansley – IG: @sharonfa50

Zeens And Roger

Flirty Thirty Guide To Life

Sew and Snip

Annegret Pohl – IG: @annegretpohl


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Author: sewchet

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72 thoughts on “#stitchingsanta 2017!

  1. Well, how spooky! I was only thinking of this very thing in my hours of insomniacal (made up word?) tossing and turning last night.
    Of course I am definitely in again so please sign me up for the fabric one and the woolly one.
    Call me pathetic but I have been squirreling a few little bits and pieces away already – so unlike me to be organised.
    Thanks Sheila for offering to organise us all again.

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  2. Yes please! I would love to join in the sewing one again. Thanks so much for taking it on for another year.

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  3. Oohh. Yay. Stitching Santa time again. How awesome. Please may I join in again.
    I’ll send all my details to you via email just to confirm latest details.
    Thank you so very much for doing it again. 😘😘

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  4. Yay, thanks Shelia. I needed something to cheer me up today. Email sent.

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  5. Me please Sheila!! You are so fab to be organising this again, and no doubt this year it will be even bigger than ever! 😍

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  6. I don’t have a blog, just Instagram , can I sign up?

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  7. Please count me in! This is such fun. Will be sending email with particulars in just a few. Thanks for another year of Stitching Santa!

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  8. Hi!
    I just sent you my mail to enter again. I am soooo looking forward tk it. Got my parcel from tialys last year,and it was lovely! 😍

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  9. How exciting, just sent you an email, hopefully it will arrive ok! Thank you for doing this – its a great idea.

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  10. Count me in again for both sections. My Stitching Santa gifts last year were delightful – and great fun stalking your recipients blog 😉

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  11. Please may I join in? It’s such a lovely idea. How cool to have twice the excitement… Once for putting an exciting gift together and once for receiving one. I’ve sent you an email with my details

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  13. I’m looking forward to take part in this fun exchange. Thank you for hosting it! Pat

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  14. Thanks for stumping up to do this again 🙂 Count me in!

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  17. I would love to join in and have just emailed you with my details. This sounds a great swap.

    Best wishes

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  18. Oh what a lovely idea! I’m excited already

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  20. Hi!
    I would like to participate again in the sewing category! Thank you for organaising, it’s a lovely idea, I had so much fun last year!

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  22. Yay joining in and looking forward to it!

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  24. Can I join if I live in England?

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  25. Thank you for adding me, just seen my name in the list and am so excited!! Just love a crafty swap!

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  27. Count me in too please! I am a great fan of home made presents and think the less than a tenner rule is just perfect. Off to find your email address!

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  28. Wow, this looks like fun. Sending the email now.

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  29. Woop looking forward to this. Just swung by to check you had received my email. Looks like you did. Did you get nikki’s as well?

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  31. Yes please! I loved it last year. 😀 I’ll go and email you now. x

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  35. Oh, bother! I missed it. It was a terrible October. LOL Well, I’ll cheer from the sides then! I know everyone will have a great time!


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