Tweet it, Email it, Facebook it, and more! WIN!

by Kim on August 5, 2009

You may have noticed a new feature on each product page — social bookmarking icons like Twitter, Facebook, and more are available so you can share with the world your excitement over a product.  There is also a small envelope icon that will notify your friends, too!

So let’s have fun with this, shall we?  From now until August 31st, you have a chance to win a Mini Kimmy Bundle Package by sharing links to your FAVORITE e-books on the site!  It’s very simple to do!

  • Find your favorite product pages on www.YouCanMakethis.com.
  • Locate the social bookmarking icons (as shown below) and choose ANY of those ways to share the link with others.  Remember, you can Twitter, Facebook, Email a Friend, and more.
  • Each time you share a link through one of those avenues, let us know right here on our blog. No need to keep posting — simply let us know how many links you shared in one or several blog comments. We’ll make sure to count all of them for the drawing!
  • 10 people will win the new Mini Kimmy Doll pattern for the SEWING machine, the Mini Kimmy Quilt Pattern, and a YCMT download of their choice!

Here’s a sample page of what the social bookmarking icons will look like:


So give it a try! Here’s what you can win!


Have fun!

{ 106 comments }

1 Pam 08.05.09 at 5:52 am

recommended the incognito wallet to my friend Stephanie on facebook

2 Maria 08.05.09 at 6:04 am

I recommended Ellie’s Twirl Dress to my friends in Facebook! the dress is so cute! i know of a lot of friends looking around for girls dresses that are unique and cute!

3 carol c. 08.05.09 at 6:22 am

I tweeted Make Your Own Fabulous Tiered Babydoll Top! It’s an easy sew and turns out soooo wonderful!

4 Niki Miller 08.05.09 at 6:23 am

I shared the Miss Lily Dress on my facebook page!

5 Niki Miller 08.05.09 at 6:28 am

I also shared the Mae and John doll patterns on facebook!

6 carol c. 08.05.09 at 6:40 am

I tweeted about the FREE! Hanging Holiday Star. I made several of these last year. Everyone LOVED them!

7 carol c. 08.05.09 at 6:43 am

I tweeted about the Pumpkin Patch Hat – Knit Pattern. It’s a favorite in our house!!

8 carol c. 08.05.09 at 7:09 am

I tweeted about the Make Your Own Chic Nap Mat. My girls are going to be home schooled at least for a while and I think they are going to LOVE this mat!

9 carol c. 08.05.09 at 7:17 am

I tweeted about Kimberbell Kids 24″ Cloth Doll Pattern – Hair & Clothing, too! I just love this pattern and so do the twins!

10 Amy W 08.05.09 at 7:20 am

I emailed my friend the reversible crayon apron and the iphone carrier. I think she will love these patterns!

11 NancyL 08.05.09 at 7:35 am

Shared the Faith top on Facebook! Love YCMT.

12 Sherri Cannon 08.05.09 at 7:40 am

I love the chic nap mat and have been contemplating making these for my kids. I also need an apron so I put up the trendy full apron on facebook. Maybe my friends will have some feedback for me. I also emailed a link to the Modern Accents Handbag & Simple and Chic Handbags to my friend because she needs a new cute purse and her birthday is soon.

13 Laurel 08.05.09 at 7:51 am

I put ten links to patterns on my Facebook. I love this site!

14 Laurel 08.05.09 at 7:55 am

Who Says Pirates Can’t Wear Pink? Applique Patterns
Imagine This! I’m a Pirate – Applique Patterns
Frayed Applique: Hogs and Kisses!
Little Miss Spider – Applique Patterns
FREE! 3 Free Digiframes from the Fairy Pixel
Embossed Recycled Soda Can Frame
Full Apron for Women
Patchwork Messenger Bag
Emily’s Camisole
Lucy Tote

15 Alice S 08.05.09 at 8:09 am

I shared 7 patterns on Facebook.

16 heather b 08.05.09 at 8:09 am

I put 2 links to products on my facebook- carla c’s easy fit pants and raglan ts and also emailed the raglan ebook to a friend

17 Jennifer C. 08.05.09 at 8:36 am

I just tweetered about the Trendy Full Apron for Women and Simple Elegance Table Decor with Bonus Quilt Journal. I’m thinking these might be good Christmas gifts for some of the women in my family.
You guys need to add Blogger to your list of options. I intended to blog about these two patterns and a few more, but couldn’t with using your links. =(

18 Jennifer C. 08.05.09 at 9:15 am

I posted three e-patterns I actually own on my blog instead of my wishlist I put on Tweeter. I included my favorite Boutique Bottoms and the two patterns I bought for me; the Reversible Wrap Skirt and Patricia Tunic.

19 Katie 08.05.09 at 9:15 am

I shared a link to the All-the-Rage Raglans pattern on Facebook. I make tons of those – love them!

20 Rmenda 08.05.09 at 9:33 am

Everytime I click on the facebook icon it just shares a link to YOUCANMAKETHIS webpage but NOT the item I want to share. (aka ea. pattern).

I tried logging in and out of facebook and youcanmakethis website and still the facebook link only lets me share the homepage link..

So I will have to share it the old fasion way..and hope I can get credit for it…
my facebook acct.
http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/rowanmayfairs

I shared the Euro Charm Skirt,Karen Capri Pants and Halter Top,Easy Fit Pants,wipe case pattern, and Pillowcase Dress Pattern.

21 admin 08.05.09 at 9:58 am

Thanks Rmenda! Our tech team is looking at the facebook app right now. The link should be working within the next hour.

Thanks everyone for sharing your excitement over your favorite patterns!

22 Juli 08.05.09 at 10:42 am

I recommended the LTB hair bow instructions and the Sweet Dress on facebook. :)

23 Deb 08.05.09 at 12:14 pm

I recommended Ava’s sundress and Ellie’s Twirldress to my friends on facebook…both are so cute!

24 admin 08.05.09 at 12:38 pm

The facebook app is now working correctly! YEA! You can choose a cute thumbnail image too when you link it on facebook. It’s very easy to use – give it a try! :)

25 Amie 08.05.09 at 12:38 pm

Your site has so many great patterns! I am having trouble deciding which to start on first!! I send the link to three dress patterns to a friend and added the John doll to my facebook page! You have a great site I love getting the word out!

26 Jennifer Geiger 08.05.09 at 1:12 pm

I have posted several YCMT e-books to my facebook profile. The ruffle back halter dress, the spiral skirt, the peasant dress, the twirly bib and flared jeans bundle pack, and the ruffled capris. I have LOVED sewing from every single one of these patterns. Love this site so much!

27 Christine Jensen 08.05.09 at 4:19 pm

I shared the boy’s tie pattern on facebook! Christine Hellewell Jensen is my facebook name

28 Garilyn 08.05.09 at 8:51 pm

I shared 3 patterns on Twitter!

29 carol c. 08.06.09 at 6:44 am

I tweeted about Make a Funky, Frayed Patchwork Denim Skirt. :)

30 carol c. 08.06.09 at 6:46 am

I tweeted about Furry Monster Bag – Crochet. I have the pattern, the yarn… now just to find the time!

31 carol c. 08.06.09 at 6:47 am

I tweeted about Gadget Pouch – Small & Large. Now just to find the time!! I’m not into purses so these are perfect!

32 carol c. 08.06.09 at 6:52 am

I tweeted about FREE! Fabric Headband – Sizes Baby-Adult! Made bunches of these in the past 2 years! Very useful around here since girls have hair almost to their waist.

33 carol c. 08.06.09 at 6:53 am

I tweeted about FREE! The “Ruffler”…Unruffled! It really helped me when I first used my ruffle foot!!! Thanks!

34 Dina 08.06.09 at 12:55 pm

I posted a link for the Smilin Daisies photo quilt to my facebook page!

35 Amy 08.07.09 at 1:01 pm

I just sent my friend the gorgeous pettiskirt pattern. She wants to make one for her daughter’s upcoming birthday.

36 Jolene Lim 08.09.09 at 3:04 am

I shared on Facebook! :) I love YCMT!!!!

Patricia Tunic
Perfectly Peppy Skorts and Skirts
Easy-Fit Pants
Portrait Peasant Tops
Stripwork Dress
Women’s Reversible Wrap Skirt

37 carol c. 08.10.09 at 5:52 am

I tweeted about the Fun Fleece Animal Hats! They are sooo cute!!!

38 carol c. 08.10.09 at 6:07 am

I tweeted about the cute Pom Pom Bag!!! Love’m!

39 Mama Lusco 08.10.09 at 10:44 pm

I shared the Easy Fit Pants- love them!

40 Mama Lusco 08.10.09 at 10:48 pm

Also shared the Patricia Tunic…so lovely.

41 Mindy Adkinson 08.12.09 at 7:49 am

I shared 5 links on facebook!!!!:)

42 debbie 08.12.09 at 8:10 am

I just shared a pattern on twitter. I LOVE the new Halloween Table Runner….will be adding to my list soon.

43 holly 08.12.09 at 8:11 am

i shared on facebook the next pattern i am going to work on!

44 Kristen 08.12.09 at 8:21 am

I facebooked about my favorite pattern – Easter Boutique Baskets! I’ve already made FOUR!!!!! :)

45 Twyla 08.12.09 at 8:22 am

These are what I shared on facebook…
Cakes and Brownies – Felt Food
Ice Cream Felt Food
How to Make a Corset Top With a Shirred Back

46 Steph 08.12.09 at 8:30 am

I posted Giraffe – Plush Toy Pattern on Facebook.
I posted Amigurumi Giraffe Toy – Crochet on Facebook.

I agree you should add Blogger. I will still blog about these two whether they count or not. http://s2m2show.blogspot.com/

47 Bobbi Erickson 08.12.09 at 9:09 am

I shared on facebook! I love the new peasant top/dress for girls and Mommy’s!

48 Bobbi Erickson 08.12.09 at 9:12 am

I posted how much I love the Weekender Tote on my facebook!

49 Linda Meziere 08.12.09 at 9:15 am

I just shared the new Peasant Dress on Facebook. I think it’s adorable!

50 Bobbi Erickson 08.12.09 at 9:20 am

I just shared the halloween table runner on Facebook!
It is so awesome!

51 Kelly 08.12.09 at 9:38 am

I shared two patterns on facebook!

52 JenZ 08.12.09 at 9:41 am

I just posted one link to my FB page but will be back when I have time to post more :)

I can hardly wait for the Mini Kimmy doll! My daughter loves her big doll, and when my friends saw the doll and my daughter’s matching outfit, they asked me to make some for their daughters too! I haven’t quite gotten to that large project but hope to do it soon, and maybe the mini doll will be a better way to go for them.

53 Rena 08.12.09 at 10:23 am

I tweeted and facebooked the Ellie’s twirl dress pattern. I just LOVE IT. :)

54 Risha 08.12.09 at 10:59 am

I posted a link to the Softee Scootz Double-soled slippers on facebook. Now I just need to learn to crochet!

55 Leslie 08.12.09 at 11:44 am

Just poated on facebook the

Portrait Peasant
Stripwork Jumper
Bowling Shirt
Easy Fit Pants

(Can you tell I’m a CarlaC fan??) Rellay looking forward the the mini-Kimmy doll!!

56 Leslie 08.12.09 at 11:49 am

I added these 2 to my Facebook page too!

Too Cute to Spook frayed Applique
Thanks a Melon

57 Garilyn 08.12.09 at 11:54 am

I tweeted 1 item.

58 Tonya Blevins 08.12.09 at 1:49 pm

I shared:
patricia tunic
tiered sundress
criss cross top/dress
On my Facebook!
Thanks for this opportunity!

59 Heather 08.12.09 at 10:50 pm

I shared the Octopus toy Amigurumi pattern with my friends on face book. I love this pattern and so does my daughter. She’s two and probably has about 10 of them. She loves them.

60 Heather 08.12.09 at 11:04 pm

I shared:
the criss cross twirl top
The cuddlebugs pillow
the Amigurumi mini monkey
Jungle blankies
Make your own chic nap mat
monkey booties and plane booties

61 Crystal 08.13.09 at 2:03 am

I shared The Wrap top and dress ebook, The precious dress, Amelia’s dress and Ava Sundress on Facebook. I love how girly these patterns are.

62 Crystal 08.13.09 at 2:15 am

Posted on facebook about the skirt pattern by Franciose Lama Solet and the fabulous skinny bell pants pattern by Tony Hamal.

63 Amy 08.13.09 at 6:41 am

I posted the link for the Personalized name Pillows on my Facebook profile.

64 Dina 08.13.09 at 6:54 am

I blogged about the Go Family Fishin’ – Printable Card Game! What a cute idea!!!

65 Heather 08.13.09 at 11:11 am

On Twitter I shared:
the amigurumi crochet pig
The Faith Double Layer Dress Top
Reversible Patchwork Bucket Hat
Animals Loveys-Blankies
Cotton Candy Horse
Fishy Toy Amigurumi
How to Make Hand Stamped Jewelry
criss cross twirl top
Adorable Criss-cross top or dress
Growing up with Rosy knit Leggings
Cuddlebugs Pillow
Amigurumi Mini Monkey
Octopus toy Amigurumi
Jungle Blankies
monkey Booties and Plain Booties
Make your own chic nap mat
Hoppy Easter Applique
Make your own t-dress
Apron Jumper
Apron Top
Personalized Name Pillow

66 Courtney @ Sister To Sister 08.13.09 at 11:59 am

Finally got around to trying this new system, and, it is AWESOME! So easy to do it!

I tweeted, sent a pm on facebook, posted to my profile on facebook, and sent an actual email!

They were all extremely easy to do! Thanks for adding that!

67 Autumn Ogletree 08.14.09 at 8:19 am

I shared the Ellie’s twirl dress and the Wrap top and dress on my facebook page.

68 Shannon 08.14.09 at 5:42 pm

I recommended the following via facebook today:
Patricia tunic
Beautiful sashes
Precious Dress
Preppy Skorts

69 Crystal 08.15.09 at 1:41 am

Today I shared the Sunny Wrap Dress on Facebook.

70 Jennifer C. 08.15.09 at 10:18 pm

I’m loving the quick wishlist button. I was adding some items to my wishlist the slow way when I decided to see what the little heart was. And just like that I had my item on my wishlist without having to find my way back to the other items I was looking at.

I added two more items to Twitter; Children’s Undies and Fanci Flats. I made the shoes for a charity and I really need to try the undie pattern now that my daughter it potty training. We went through six pairs of panties today… sigh…

71 Juanita 08.19.09 at 1:27 pm

I shared two items on facebook. Plan to share more. I really love YCMT, YCQT, SWAK, and YCYT.

72 Heather Flores 08.19.09 at 3:45 pm

Added GUWR ruffled pants, SewSensible boutique top/bottom; Handmade Dress Miss Mollie and Miss Lilly! LOVE this site!!!

73 Heather Flores 08.19.09 at 3:45 pm

Added (to FB) ANYTHING by CarlaC

74 Kristi 08.19.09 at 9:39 pm

I shared on facebook the Fox Cap … going to be making it for my new wee one for fall!

75 Alicia Chesebro 08.20.09 at 4:45 am

I shared the:
Meghan Peasant dress via e-mail with my BFF
Weekender tote on FB
Emma Swing top on FB
The Patricia Tunic e-mailed on FB to my BFF

I’ll do some more later…Those are my favs right now though!

76 Abbie 08.20.09 at 4:52 am

I shared Ellie’s Twirl Skirt and Sew Boutique for Dolly: A-Line Dresses!

77 Abbie 08.20.09 at 4:53 am

I meant I shared them on Facebook.

78 Valarie Lewis 08.20.09 at 5:24 am

I shared Reggie Reindeer on my facebook. He’s so soft and cute, I can’t wait until I have time to make him!

79 Denise 08.20.09 at 5:36 am

OK…I did do something on twitter bc I love YCMT, but I would to be able to pre-order or even get a rough idea of pricing for the Mini Kimmy Doll and possiblity of when in Sept. (beginning, middle, end) – I have been waiting for this sinc you all introduce the machine only version…my little girl see it on the computer screen and wants her new dolly! Please, pretty please…..give some more infromation…..am going crazy !!!!

Deta

80 Garilyn 08.20.09 at 5:38 am

I just tweeted 6 more patterns! Mostly the cute bibs.

blessed.mama4@yahoo.com

81 Annie 08.20.09 at 7:28 am

I FBed 4 patterns!

82 Amie 08.20.09 at 9:31 am

I email the Quilt Hanger with Shelf pattern to two friends

83 Sasha 08.20.09 at 1:08 pm

I recommended the “Make Your Own Fabulous Tiered Pants” on Facebook. I’m hoping to get to making these soon!

84 Laura 08.20.09 at 7:03 pm

Hello,
I emailed two different friends about each of these patterns:
Felt Food: Homemade Bread, Pan, Oven Mitt and More
Blueberry Waffles – Felt Food
Home Sweet Home -Felt Toys
Country Farm – Felt Toy
Bakery Sweets Felt Food Instructions & Pattern
Yoki the Dragon Soft Toy Pattern
Pirate Jack – Felt Toys
Sack Lunch Felt Food Patterns & Instructions
Cute Kitty Soft Toy Pattern
I think these will make wonderful Christmas gift for all the kids in our family. Thank you so much for the cute items.

85 Jennifer Geiger 08.20.09 at 7:59 pm

I shared the free receiving blanket and baby burpies patterns on my facebook page!!

86 Laura Pearce 08.20.09 at 8:28 pm

I facebooked about the Kimberbell kids 24″ doll pattern. Can’t wait to sew one up :)

87 Cooda's Corner 08.21.09 at 10:37 am

I tweeted and facebooked each one of these. The Meghan peasant top, Sweet Pea Pleated Handbag, Sweat Pea Classy Curvy bag, Twirl Scallopini, Bowling Shirt, and the Stripwork Jumper. Love these patterns. Some I cant wait to try out!!

88 Rebecca 08.22.09 at 6:50 am

So far, I’ve shared 5 patterns on Facebook:

Reversible Pleated Dress Top
Boutique Dress Top for Teens and Tweens
The Patricia Tunic
Twirl Skort
Faith Double Layer Dress Top

89 Kelly Stockstill 08.22.09 at 7:21 pm

I just emailed my mom the Emma swing top. It is precious. She has an embroidery machine, but I don’t. I’m so jealous!

90 Jennifer C. 08.23.09 at 12:43 pm

I just added 5 ebooks to Twitter and 4 to Facebook.

91 Camille Kitchens 08.24.09 at 7:03 am

I sent 5 links to a friend by email. I sort of stumbled upon this amazing resource for not only fun and beautiful crafts, but amazingly simple how to tutorials. I  these websites!! Thanks!!

92 Heather 08.24.09 at 7:29 pm

I shared on Facebook:
I Know an Old Woman- Fun Felt Toys
The Ava Sundress
Baby Cakes Pajama Set
Children’s Undies
Chunky car, chunky bridge and play set
Embellished Patchwork Twirl
Recycled T-Shirt Ruffle Skirt & Skort
Simply Sweet Tops and Dresses
Party Box Play Set for 4-inch Doll
Furry Monster Bag – Crochet

93 Bobbi Erickson 08.25.09 at 9:47 am

I shared the Precious Patterns Fabric containers – 2 sizes ebook on my Facebook page. It looks like an awesome one! I can’t wait to try it!

94 Kira Branscum 08.27.09 at 12:19 am

Linked to Children’s Undies pattern by That Darn Kat on Facebook.

95 Vicki Arnold 08.27.09 at 7:33 am

I twittered about the fabric containers.

96 Garilyn 08.27.09 at 7:20 pm

Shared 2 more patterns on twitter.

97 Jenny 08.27.09 at 7:46 pm

Hi there :) I sent out two tweets so far. Twitter also updates my facebook so they will show up on facebook too. I sent one for the knit preemies hats and one for the crochet preemies hats. I’m going to browse around and send out some additional tweets tomorrow. Love the You Can Make This site :) Have a great day!

98 Alicia Chesebro 08.30.09 at 11:27 pm

I just shared the Boutique Easter Baskets on Facebook….hoping to make a few for Halloween! =)

99 Alicia Chesebro 08.30.09 at 11:30 pm

I just FB’d the Peyton Pinafore too! I hope to make one of those adorable dresses for MY little Peyton soon! =)

100 Carols 08.31.09 at 1:14 am

I tweeted about 4 different items. I cannot wait to start making stuff. Thanks!!!

101 carol c. 08.31.09 at 6:37 am

tweeted about my purchases from last night… can’t wait to get started… :)
Happy Halloween! Table Runner
Snowman Soup/Coco/Bag Topper Kit – Printable
Fabric Coffee Cozy Sleeve Tutorial
Make an Apron Front Jumper Dress

102 pam duxbury 08.31.09 at 1:06 pm

just facebooked 2 patterns to my 2 sisters. thanks for a wonderful site.

103 Jennifer C. 09.01.09 at 10:40 am

I added four patterns to my facebook earlier in the week.

104 Sarah in MO 09.01.09 at 12:31 pm

I e-mailed 6 people with patterns from this site! Thanks for making sharing them so easy, and thanks for the giveaway! :)

105 carol c. 09.12.09 at 8:26 pm

Was there a winner announcement? Oh I hope not. I’d love to win!

106 Kim 09.14.09 at 2:42 pm

Hi Carol! Not yet…we’ll announce the winners when the patterns are available on the site. It should be shortly! I’m glad you asked! :)

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