{a fabulous Gussy Sews giveaway via Nesting Place!}

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Yesterday was our super exciting shop re-launch, and today we have a super exciting, FABULOUS Gussy Sews giveaway via Nesting Placeyeow!

Today you have the chance to win one of 2 – $50 gift certificates to the Gussy Sews shop! {open to the US only}

ABOUT GUSSY SEWS + HOW MY RUFFLES CAME TO BE:
I started Gussy Sews a couple years ago after Zack and I were suddenly unemployed. We were living in Detroit at the time and were newlyweds, recent college grads… and unemployed. It was such a bummer time in our lives but we kept the faith and pushed through, spending all of our free time expanding on our talents and dreams.

Just before losing my job I had been given my first sewing machine. I sat at our kitchen table with 30 library books {no joke} and with the help of YouTube slowly taught myself how to sew. It seemed natural to make zipped pouches and tote bags, since HELLO! we are best friends. Then I thought, These babies need a signature look, so I made my very first ruffle and sewed it on. My style has changed a bit but the ruffle has been with me the whole time. After a few months of sewing and job-seeking Zack and I found work in Minneapolis, so we packed up our house and headed west. And that feisty fire — the dream to pursue Gussy Sews full time, grew a little taller. Finally, in May of 2010 I quit my day job for Gussy Sews — and ohhhh, the HAPPINESS!

Encouraging others to chase after their dreams + constantly learning about sewing/fabric/social networking are my passions. I’m so glad you’re here — and good luck to you on winning a Gussy! ;]

Click here to read the more detailed version of my story.

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THE GIVEAWAY:
enter to win one of 2 – $50 gift certificates to the Gussy Sews shop! {open to the US only}

TO ENTER:
visit my shop and tell me which item you HAVE to HAVE! {required}

for additional entries:
♥ “like” us on Facebook + say hello!
♥ follow me on Twitter
♥ browse my shop + click “like” or “tweet” on any item from my shop, shown here…



Don’t forget ~ visit Nesting Place for EVEN MORE fabulous giveaways!

xoxo

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