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A Quilter’s Nook, New FREE Gift & 50% off Sale!

Filed under Art Projects, Collage Sheets, Fabric/Sewing, Giveaways, Miniatures, Newsletters, Sale, Shannon Cooper
Update! A newer post about Shannon’s artwork is here.

NEW Mini Button Cards FREE Gift Collage Sheet!
In honor of Design Team Member Shannon Cooper’s Mini Quilter’s Nook (see below — and the related new sale) I created this mini set of vintage button cards.

ALL ORDERS on Thursday through Monday, April 6th through 10th (2017) will receive one of these collage sheets FREE!

More info (plus photos of some of the button cards cut out, with dimensional glue used to “pop” the little buttons!)

A BIG NEW SALE: It’s been ages since this section was on sale (!): ALL Vintage Sewing & Cooking Collage Sheets are on sale! Over 40 sheets plus some of those ladies would be a great combo with the men in this month’s kit! The sale ends MONDAY night, April 10th at midnight PST (April 10, 2017). See below for a few more highlights!

Wow! I am amazed by Design Team Member Shannon Cooper’s The Mini Quilter’s Nook!

For the past couple of months, I have been been assembling a miniature craft room inside an 8″ x 6″ x 5″ deep room box. It is a pretty small space but there are so many things going on inside. It started with a Treadle Sewing Machine, then a (new) Sewing Room Thread Cabinet, along with a Library Table that worked out great as a place to store bolts of fabric, and finally half of a Chipboard Steamer Trunk for a bookcase…

Personally, I love the bolts of fabric Shannon made (you can spy a couple with a cat lounging on them in the wide photo below… and more are stashed under that “cutting table”).

And (of course!), I also love the new Sewing Room Thread Cabinet (that Shannon is holding open in the photo at right). She did such a good job decorating it (and distressing it… the cat must have been scratching at it). Plus that orange-y “leather” box of thread on the bottom shelf is made from the (recently added) 1 inch Faux Book Box!

More info (and more photos!) in Shannon’s blog and/or see her supply list. You won’t believe some of the photos like the teeny, tiny knitting sample Shannon made (see the red knitting in the basket in the lower left corner of the wide photo directly below?!) Or the tiny embroidery in that basket at right?

Plus, Shannon posted a separate Floor Lamp Tutorial blog post (to make a working lamp from LED Balloon Lights!)

I’ve been threatening to have an easter egg hunt in one of these (ahem) busier projects (and today I am: check down in the Giveaway for an item to find and a special prize).

Hooray for The Mini Quilter’s Nook Giveaway!

All of these items from Shannon’s artwork are in the Giveaway package:

– Sewing Room Thread Cabinet
– Small Brass Scissors Charms (in the oval basket, and inside the top of the cabinet, so look at photo above to see that 2nd one)
– Small Oval Basket
– Antique Brass Mini Oval Drop Handle (on front of the cabinet)
– Tiny Thread Spools- Set of 5
– Treadle Sewing Machine on Table
– Fancy Gold Stork Scissor (on the sewing machine table)
– LED Balloon Light (used in lamp)
– Polymer Clay Cane – 5mm Halloween Gargoyle (a free digital collage sheet to the first person who posts a comment correctly naming where this item is in Shannon’s room!)

Here is Shannon’s The Mini Quilter’s Nook supply list (Psst! That link is to the supply list, with photos and links to all of the goodies used, including the subset in this Giveaway.)

Plus I added these 2 items (not in the artwork, but on clearance!):
White Plant Stand with Plant
Superior Thread Rubber Stamp (unmounted)

AND one of the Mini Button Cards FREE Collage Sheets!

To enter The Mini Quilter’s Nook Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY OR TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, FRIDAY, April 7, 2017)!

And tell me: What inspires you most in Shannon’s artwork? OR: how will you use the items in the Giveaway prize?

Don’t forget to leave your (hello! correct) email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via So check your mailbox on Sunday morning to see who won and for the next Giveaway and Newsletter!

Hey, who won the Dapper Gents Kit Giveaway? That would be Nancy E! Congratulations! Check your email for more info.

Posted by Leslie, April 6th, 2017

58 responses to “A Quilter’s Nook, New FREE Gift & 50% off Sale!”

  1. Faye Scharber says:

    I loved the way she used so many items to express what a craft room usually looks like–not the cleaned up put away version that only occurs on rare occasions!

  2. Barb macaskill says:

    Omg! I NEED this collection of goodies in this awesome prize package! I would use them to create my own mini craft room with a twist! It will only include goodies to make faerie clothes, wings and wands!
    Fingers crossed and here is my Email:
    Thanks for the chance to happy dance if I see that I won this! 😉

  3. I would not make a craft room. I would use the items in a dollhouse I have been working on.

  4. Karen says:

    What an adorable sewing room. It would be so much fun to personalize a room similar to my own sewing “retreat.”

  5. Oh My teeny tinyness!! How Adorable!

  6. Deb Young says:

    There’s a bat face on the bulletin board. Oh and I love this room.

  7. Traci says:

    Love the sewing theme and what a cute idea by Shannon. I would make a shadow box sewing room. >^..^<

  8. Peg Crescenzo says:

    What a great project! I am a quilter so I can see this in my sewing room to enjoy!

  9. Lou Anne Colodny says:

    How absolutely adorable… Love it and want it…

  10. Parisa Javidi says:

    This would look adorable in my miniature sewing room!!

  11. Kathy Hudak says:

    I would love this kit! I am a quilter too and it is so much neater than my quilting room!

  12. cathy says:

    OMG my first love is quilting – so trying to combine quilting and a shadow box is the best of both worlds. I have a ton of little fabric scraps – I would try hard to recreate my sewing room with some of the projects I have going on. And, of course, the cat is exactly like the cat I have!!!

  13. Vera Collier says:

    I love to quilt. This inspires me to do a quilters corner for my sewing area in my studio.

  14. My friend has part of a room decorated with antique everything related to sewing! I’d love to make this for her to put in that room.

  15. Jen C says:

    Easter egg hunt—The gargoyle is just above the left side of the sewing machine in the frame :). And I would go right ahead and make a crafty/sewing room! Adorable!

  16. Cg says:

    Omg!!!! The embroidery!! The tiny knitting!!! To die for! I’m not a quilter but I could sure a heck become one by making this!! What a technicall masterpiece! And gorgeous to boot!

  17. Jo says:

    Love the tiny sewing cabinet!! Would work great for my miniature witch’s house!

  18. Barb A says:

    This is cute as a button! Gargoyle is on the bulletin board.

  19. Jean marmo says:

    Wow- so creative and fun!! LOve all those tiny projects. Those mini climbing roses are so pretty!

  20. Cheryl Lee says:

    This is sooooo sweet! I would use all the items in the mini quilt/sewing shop I have planned. LOVE that new sewing table!! The whole room is full of ideas and inspiration!! 🙂

  21. Georgina Wood says:

    I love this site, I have shared it with many members of my miniature club in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Love it, love it, love it!

  22. Jo says:

    The gargoyle is on the framed cork board above the sewing machine.

  23. Love these items would love to make a collage out of them

  24. Carolyn Bowlby says:

    How could any quilter resist this! I love the “messiness” of the room, because you know we crafters do not always have neat rooms. Just darling.

  25. Dona Mandell says:

    How inspiring! I have a friend into quilting and I ‘d make a box for her I know she would treasure.

  26. Dona Mandell says:

    How inspiring! I have a dear friend who is a quilter and would love to make a mini scene for her.

  27. Nadine says:

    Lots of great stuff. I have been saving things to make a miniature sewing room so this would get me moving on it!

  28. Mary says:

    I make fairy gardens. I would love to incorporate these items into a fairy garden.

  29. Mary says:

    With a love of miniatures how could someone even resist this!!!

  30. Carol Slowik says:

    I love Shannon’s work! I have three friends who are quilter’s and what a wonderful gift I would make for one of them!

  31. Diane Dainis says:

    Love this collection! I love fabrics, needlework and sewing. Great assortment of products. I own 2 dreadle sewing machines so this miniature is perfect!

  32. K Toews says:

    the gargoyle is on the bulletin board. I gotta have that cat!

  33. Karen Wood says:

    I would love to put that in the fairy house I’m making in memory of my deceased sister. She loved all of those things and so do I.

  34. Lori says:

    I would love to make a mini sewing/quilting scene for my mom cause she has always been a wonderful seamstress and quilter! Thank you for the chance to win. I’m keeping my fingers crossed!

  35. Isabel says:

    Hello, I like the intricacy of Shannon’s work and the amount of items made/put together and made it look real. I love miniature works and this would be a good addition to my collection. My grandchildren will enjoy this. I think the 5mm Gargoyle in in the drawer.

  36. Megan Warren says:

    I just have to say I’m in love with those little glasses, they remind me of grandma’s sewing glasses.

  37. Karen Mallory says:

    What an amazing miniature room! I would love to make one for myself. I think I will! Now to see about ordering the stuff!

  38. Lou Anne says:

    All the miniatures are really cute. I especially like the ribbon rolls mounted on the wall.

  39. I love this sewing scene I have some sewing minis ready to set up a cute mini sewing room box!!!

  40. Linda Ellis says:

    My Mum died exactly a year ago, aged 91. She was a tailor & seamstress all her life but had to work in Boston’s sweatshops for many years. She became a quilter when she couldn’t work anymore. And she made her last quilt for my 50th birthday. I’d like to be able to re-create her quilting/sewing room, as she had last used it, for her Jahrzeit.

  41. Mary Mac says:

    Love everything about this. My favorite is the cross stitch heart.

  42. I would love to win this kit. I am about to do some kind of a display box with some quilts I have collected, including a very special ‘antique’ that I won in a contest. Perfect timing for me, hope I’m lucky!

  43. Jennie Ingram says:

    The thing that inspires me the most about Shannon’s work is the attention to teeny tiny detail, like the liner in the trash can, and the buttons on cards!

  44. Jennifer Jesson says:

    This room is just so stinkin cute! I love everything about it. I really like the desk/table and think the cat is a great addition! Thanks for the chance to win. 😉

  45. Janet T says:

    Wow, this is such a gra=eat giveaway. It combines two of my favorite things, knitting and crafts. I would love to make a little sewing room. I’m sure it will be neater than my real one!

  46. Beth JOnes says:

    Shannon’s attention to detail is incredible. It is like walking into a vintage sewing room!! I collect vintage buttons, glass and rhinestones so this is just what I love!

  47. Nancy Penir says:

    This gave me sweet thoughts of my grandmother at her treadle sewing machine sewing quilts. So adorable! Loving every detail! Even little kitty is content in that room!

  48. Leah Fein says:

    My mother was the seamstress and I would love to have a tiny sewing table that we remind me of her

  49. Carla says:

    I would make a sewing/quilt shop!

  50. LizD says:

    Holy sewing. These things are so darn cute. I would use these items in my little collages that I make for myself. Especially this one it fits my life so well. Thanks for the chance to win such a great prize

  51. Jill says:

    Love the sewing project. I would love to make one of my grandmothers room. She always had a quilt in work. Also thx for the lamp instructions.

  52. Denise Bryant says:

    What fun details! I love the quilter’s nook! I’d make mine a stamper’s nook, with stacks of paper, ink pads and stamps!

  53. Peggy Dolan says:

    I love this so much! Once a long time ago I made a little old fashioned grocery store and it was so much fun. This reminds me of that! Shannon does just wonderful stuff 🙂 I love her little sewing box and the Aunt Martha’s transfers! It would be fun to make a little sewing corner or start a tiny crafters shop

  54. Kat Cashwell says:

    this is adorable!! I love the lamp instructions!

  55. Laural says:

    Magnifico Miniature! Brilliantly done..Love this

  56. Julia L says:

    I am absolutely amazed at her attention to detail. I love it! My husband and I are into old mechanical things and one of those things is old/vintage sewing machines and we just got another Featherweight and we are going to start taking sewing classes together! I am so excited that we have another activity we will be doing together and learning something that I’ve wanted to learn for ages. I grew up watching my mom sew and my husband grew up watching his mom sew as well and she is really into quilting. So this little diorama really caught my attention and I actually sent him a link to look at it! So fascinating!

  57. Nancy E says:

    I am always blown away at the creativity on this site!

  58. Shelleybweb says:

    This is a gorgeous quilting room. I would like to make a similar room for sewing. Shannon has done all the work of finding the necessary pieces for me. Thank you, Shannon!