2017 Holiday Blog Tour

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Hello, December!

To celebrate the holiday season, 5 out of 4 Patterns hosted a holiday blog tour!


Over the course of our week-long holiday blog tour, 12 bloggers shared:

  • tons of sewing inspiration (gift ideas, special occasion outfit ideas, pattern hacks, etc.),
  • family holiday traditions and special memories,
  • favorite family recipes (some cookies, some snacks, even a ‘yummy’ coconut salt scrub), and


Here’s the Tour Round-Up and announcement of WINNERS for the Holiday Blog Tour!

December 1
Marvelous Auntie M

Maryanna mashed patterns for one-of-a-kind gifts and made some yummy candy cane cookies!
Pattern Winner: Andrea

ah baby! Custom Design

Amanda shared layering advice for cold weather ice skating FUN and a sweet letter to Santa along with her favorite recipe for cookies that guarantee to warm up anyone after a day on the frozen lake … or a long sleigh ride!
Pattern Winner: Diane

December 2

Elli & Nels in Stitches

Meriel brought ALL the holiday sparkle with a Camilla dress to trim a tree and shared her Peanut Butter Blossoms recipe!
Pattern Winner: Stephanie Webb

Sewn at Seams

Tasha encouraged us to ENJOY the season a bit more by choosing simplicity and inspired us with two great looks, one casual and one for a night out on the town! PLUS she shares her peanut butter pretzel bites recipe!
Pattern Winner: Kim K.

December 3
Pattern Revolution

Sarah created a cozy, red buffalo plaid Aspen vest and a wonderful coconut salt scrub recipe – great gift idea!
Pattern Winner: TBA

December 4
My Heart Will Sew On

Laurel styled her family like a pro for her Christmas card pictures and shared a creative way to make caramel apples!
Pattern Winner: Karen Christensen

Fabulous Home Sewn

Fenna changed up her Nancy with color blocked sleeves for a layered look and shared a FABulous Dutch treat, Oliebollen!
Pattern Winner: Carrie

December 5 

Wonderfully Handmade

Melissa made a favorite Christmas Eve PJ tradition a little sweeter by going ‘handmade,’ and if you love chocolate and caramel be sure to check out the Salted Chocolate Caramel Cookie recipe!
Pattern Winner: The Petite Sewist

Randoms by Rydz

Maryam shared a Weekender Tunic (with a nursing hack) and her vegan snickerdoodle recipe that was perfect for her annual cookie exchange tradition!
Pattern Winner: Alicia Hunter

December 6

Sewing with D

Diane made a super cozy Christmas dress and shares her mother’s heart along with a great Classic Spritz Cookie recipe!
Pattern Winner: Sandy Venable

Octaves of Color

Shelby carries on her mother-in-law’s tradition by creating a whole set of Christmas jammies for her family with a side of Pistachio Shortbread Cookies!
Pattern Winner: Sewncreations

December 7

Turtle Birdies

And wrapping up the tour, Amanda made a gift for her hubby with some fun modifications and shared her family’s holiday traditions starting with the winter solstice! Oh, and you don’t want to miss the Vegan Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookie recipe…yummy!
Pattern Winner: Sharon

We hope the holiday blog tour inspired you to sew up some 5 out of 4 love this holiday season, for yourself or for someone you love! And the tour was a FUN way to get to know each other a bit better through posts and comments! The 5oo4 community truly is a great group of supportive, kind people.  Thank YOU for being a part of it!

Happy holidays from the 5 out of 4 Team!

GIVEAWAY WINNERS: Please email Tasha to claim your pattern! Tasha@5outof4.com.

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