The winners are out!! Creativity Inspired 2020 Sewing Contest Winners Announcement

by Altenew

sewing winners bannerWow! We were so impressed by the response to our first-ever sewing contest. The members of our Altenew family continue to blow us away with their talent and creativity. All of the entries were truly amazing!

We love that so many of you tried your hand at creating beautiful sewing projects, and we thoroughly enjoyed looking at each and every single one of your entries. It was definitely a challenge to pick our favorites, and we want to thank all of you for participating in this challenge!

Ok, so without further ado, here are our winners.

First up are our top three winners who simply astounded us with their gorgeous fabric and thread projects.

1st Place: Camping Embroidery

Our first place winner who will receive a $150 Altenew gift card is Joy Dzousa.

Altenew Sewing Contest 2020 1We were amazed by the detailed imagery on this embroidered hoop. Joy really brought a camp scene to life with a needle and thread. We love how she combined our Camp Life and Mini Moon Stamp Sets for this beautiful piece of art, and the Satin White Sequins added a lovely starry touch! Congratulations, Joy!

2nd Place: Floral Embroidery

Our second place winner who will receive a $100 Altenew gift card is Jessica.

2nd place

Jessica's beautiful embroidery on upcycled jeans was such a creative idea that we couldn't pass over this one! We love how she embroidered the flowers from our Beautiful Day Stamp Set for this project. Great job, Jessica!

3rd Place: Decorated Shoes

Our third place winner who will receive a $50 Altenew gift card is the talented crafter who sewed this beautiful masterpiece on a pair of shoes.

3rd place

We love the idea of cutting out the flowers from our Fantasy Floral 3D Die Set to beautify these lovely sandals. What a stunning piece of work!

Honorable Mentions:

Finally, 10 winners will each receive a $20 Altenew gift card.

Vintage Roses Potpourri

4th place

Wow! Anita's gorgeous DIY potpourri simply blew us away. We love how she incorporated our Vintage Roses Stamp Set into this beautiful project. Well done, Anita!

“Home” Tote Bag

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We were so excited for you all to use our Mixed Media Inks for your sewing projects, and we absolutely love what Lana did with them on this tote bag! She used our Mega Alphabet Dies and Leaf Medallion Stamp Set in such a creative way to write the word “home”.

Floral Bed Sheet


We love the floral design Nidhi cross stitched on this bed sheet. Isn't it amazing that she dyed her sewing thread with our Mixed Media Inks to get those vibrant colors? Good thinking!

Fabric Wedding Cards

7How elegant! We were so impressed by this gorgeous set of wedding cards by Maryam. We love how she incorporated tons of Altenew products to create these masterpieces, including our Sketched Line Stencil, Framed Congrats Die, Cake Love Stamp Set, Ladies' Day Out Stamp Set, and Crisp Dye Inks.

Ori Kami Cross Stitched Frame


We love how Dana combined watercoloring techniques with cross stitching on this lovely framed canvas using our Ori Kami Stamp Set. What a beautiful piece of home decor!

DIY Face Mask


Wow! Anyone would love to wear this beautiful floral face mask decorated with images from our Stained Glass Window Stamp Set.

Floral Top

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Next is this gorgeous shirt decorated with our Handpicked Bouquet Stamp Set. What a beautiful way to re-purpose old clothing!

Lavender Pillow


We loved this beautiful dainty pillow using our Build-A-Flower: Lavender Layering Stamp Set!

Hand-Stitched Card


This beautiful card with hand stitched elements by Rahmat caught our eye! We are impressed by how she used our Wallpaper Elements Stamp Set to achieve this lovely leafy design.

Elegant Cloth Napkin


Finally, we absolutely adored this lovely fabric-painted design on this cloth napkin. What a lovely usage of our Arabesque Medallion Stamp Set by M. Fatema!

Wait, that's not all!

We have also selected 3 winners from Instagram and Facebook who will each receive a $15 Altenew gift certificate. Congratulations to Edina, Catherine, and Maria!

Congratulations, winners!

How to claim your prize:

Please email a screenshot of your name on this blog post to by 9/25/2020 with the subject line Creativity Inspired: Altenew 2020 Sewing Contest Winner – (specify the prize that you won). Please make sure you are sending the email from the same email account you entered the competition with.

We loved these beautiful projects, and we hope they inspire you to create some of your own, as well. Thank you again to everyone who participated, and we look forward to receiving your entries during our next Creativity Inspired competition!


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Carla G Hundley September 6, 2020 - 10:38 AM

Amazing creations!
Congrats to the
Carla from Utah

Carmela September 6, 2020 - 10:45 AM

Wow, gorgeous projects. Love the creativity!

Karen Hale September 6, 2020 - 12:35 PM

Spectacular projects by some extremely talented artists. Congratulations to all the winners!

Teri Spracklin September 6, 2020 - 2:35 PM

Wow! Congratulations!! These are all so creative! I would love to see a tutorial(s) on making the stamped fabric washable, as well as how to convert a stamped image to a cross-stitch pattern. These look like so much fun!!

Cindy C. September 6, 2020 - 2:56 PM

Congratulations to the winners!! Your projects are all amazing!

Lee Miner September 6, 2020 - 4:02 PM

Lovely creative work on each creation. But I may never get over the skill and beauty of the world as done in the first prize winning entry. Genius!

Penny Pynnonen September 6, 2020 - 6:13 PM

Spectacular job, winners! Joy’s camping hoop is absolutely gorgeous!

norine hope September 6, 2020 - 8:40 PM

So many amazing and beautiful projects!! I’m blown away! Congrats to the worthy winners!!

Rahmat September 6, 2020 - 9:27 PM

Oh wow so happy to be featured here among all these talented girls, hearty congratulations to Joy and everyone else.

Virginia L. September 6, 2020 - 10:22 PM

Huge congratulation to the well-deserved winners! Each and every project is SEW amazing!

Jessica Lin September 6, 2020 - 11:42 PM

Oh my, I am so honored! I really enjoyed this challenge as it was a new experience for me. Congrats to all the other winners as well!

Inkin' Chickie September 6, 2020 - 11:59 PM

Congratulations to the winners! So many lovely projects featured.

kelnkids September 7, 2020 - 2:19 PM

congratulations to all the winners! These are just so breathtaking and creative!

jellybeanerz September 8, 2020 - 6:19 PM

These were truly amazing creations! Thank you for hosting such a cool idea!

Christine Hinds September 15, 2020 - 11:39 AM

Well, I learned something new today! You can use your stamps as a pattern for sewing prodjects! I love all these! Congratulation to all the winners


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