Put a Serger in my Stocking Contest: Meet the Judges and Extended Entry Deadline!

Yes, you heard right! We are extending the entry deadline for the Prudent Baby Put a Serger in my Stocking Contest from today, Wednesday December 7th to Sunday, December 11th at 11:59 p.m. PST. That means all of you that have not gotten your entries in it’s time to start sewing. For all of you who HAVE already entered your stunning stockings, you now have time to whip up yet another beautiful entry.

With all these entries coming in it’s hard to choose a winner. Let us introduce the 7 fantastic ladies who will be helping us score your lovely stockings.

Each judge will assign entries a score of 1-5 in each of the following categories (with each category getting 25% weight): Originality, Style, Workmanship, and Presentation. The stocking with the top score will win the amazing Project Runway™Limited Edition 5234PRW Serger! The next 9 top scores will win their choice of any yard of Organic Birch Fabric from Fabricworm!

Who are the crafty creative ladies who will be assisting us in the arduous task of judging your gorgeous entries? Let us introduce them…

Meet the Judges after the jump and be sure to check out their amazing websites…

Meet the Judges!

Starting from the top left corner picture, going clockwise, we have…

Natalie, Nat the Fat Rat,

Natalie is a hopeless optimist and prodigious over-exaggerator living in a tiny apartment in New York City with her husband and fat baby Henry August (we call him Huck). Her blog, Nat the Fat Rat, is where she captures all the beautiful, silly, wonderful things that make our little lives significant, and sets them free to grow as big as they dare.

Ashley, Lil Blue Boo
Lil Blue Boo is all about encouraging others to find their creative streak. She loves sewing, silk screening, painting, photography, journaling, and power tools. She has a serious obsession for color, fabric and trinkets. She loves coming up with unique one-of-a-kind and limited edition knit clothing for adults and children and sharing the process with others.

Jen Hadfield, Tatertots & Jello
Jen Hadfield is the editor of Tatertots & Jello, where she shares creative tutorials and inspiration every day. She is a busy mom of 4, and you can usually find her knee-deep in her latest project.

Cynthia, from Fabricworm.com

Fabricworm.com offers a large selection of Modern Designer Quilting and Apparel fabrics for the Modern Sewist!, We also have one of the largest collections of both Organic and Japanese Import Fabrics!

Marie LeBaron, from Make and Takes
Make and Takes is a popular parenting site sharing ideas for kids craft, home crafts, easy recipes, and parenting tips.

Amy Anderson, from Mod Podge Rocks
Amy Anderson was born from creative genes, so she’s carrying on the tradition. She’s have been knitting for 18 years, sewing for longer and decoupaging for just a few. You can find her at Mod Podge Rocks!

Colleen Zarate, from Thumpkin
Colleen has always had a passion for making tiny treasure for the littlest of ladies. Now, you can find her handmade headbands, clips and even bow ties (for the littlest of gentleman) at Thumpkin. When she is not assembling lace, beads and bows, she is helping us right here at Prudent Baby!

And of course, yours truly, Jaime and Jacinda.

We can assure you we will all be oohing and aahing over your entries for the rest of the week. You will hear back from us next week with that lucky winning entry!




this is good news…I have been so busy I haven't gotten around to the stocking project yet. One question, does using an old sweater count?


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