Monday, October 11, 2010

200 Followers Celebration Giveaway

"Friends are like fabric - you can never have enough!"
                                                ~author unknown

It's Monday!  Like you needed to be reminded.  How was your weekend?  My Saturday was busy but Sunday was rather restful.  Saturday morning was our normal run to the Farmer's Market where I probably over bought because of not being able to go the previous weekend. I felt like I was in a fresh produce drought last week - lol.  Next we were off to the Cruise 99, a car show being held downtown.  There were some absolutely spectacular cars on display (pictures further down in the blog).  Then to lunch and on to our ALS Support Group meeting.  There we said good-bye to our case manager of 5 years and met the incoming case manager.  Two hours later we were on the road to Petsmart - have to feed Weasley and Snickerdoodle!  And finally home about 4:30.  A very full day and I was pooped.  Sunday was much more relaxing even if it was wash day.  We were able to sit outside for a couple of hours enjoying the Sunday paper and a cup of coffee.  I managed to complete one more hexagon flower for my GFG quilt (picture on One Flower Wednesday) and started assembling the garden.  We caught up on some shows on the DVR (we're over a week behind) and just generally vegged.

Photo Of The Day:

Coast Redwood in our backyard

Coast redwoods range from southern Oregon to central California, extending not more than fifty miles inland- only as far as the coastal climate has its influence. Fog plays a vital role in the survival of these trees, protecting them from the summer drought conditions typical of this area. They also need abundant winter rain and moderate year round temperatures. In ideal conditions a coast redwood can grow 2-3 feet in height annually, but when the trees are stressed from lack of moisture and sunlight they may grow as little as one inch per year.  We have 7 of these trees in our little backyard.  This is my attempt at bringing the mountains to our valley home.
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Here are a few of the cars that we saw at the car show on Saturday:

 This last car belongs to a friend of ours.  He completely restored the car by himself (except for the paint job).
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Friday's mail brought me my first block from the Australian Block Swap.  An envelope arrived from Cathy, who lives in Golden Grove South Australia.  She sent me a beautiful green and white block in the Blazing Arrows block that I requested.  She included a post card "Greetings From Adelaide" with a picture of the Rundle Mall.


Isn't it pretty!?!
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As I previously mentioned, I was able to start assembling my Garden for my Grandmother's Flower Garden quilt.  My 'stepping stones' are just a plain white but I thought that it was the best way to really make the bright colors of my flowers pop.

I can't even imagine how many flowers or stepping stones it will take to make a full quilt.  But I haven't set myself any time limits and am thoroughly enjoying creating each and every flower.
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This giveaway is now closed.  The winner will be announced Monday, October 18, 2010
200 FOLLOWERS!!  I can't believe I now have over 200 followers.  Thank you all for deciding to follow my rants and raves, creations and failures, hopes and dreams.  Calls for a celebration - don't you agree?  How about another giveaway?  Would you like some fabric?  How about these.............

This is a set of 5 - 1/2 yard cuts of fabric from the line called "Indian Summer Style" by Hoffman California International Fabrics.  These are really pretty fabrics!  You can't really tell it but each piece of fabric is highlighted with sparkly gold in the leaves (I just couldn't get a decent picture - sorry).  You could win 2 1/2 yards of fabric to add to your stash!  Here is what you have to do to enter:

1.  Leave me a comment on this posting - anything you want to say.  Let me know why you quilt, or what you are doing today, or what the weather's like  -  I think you get the idea

2.  And, if you would like a second chance to win this fabric, blog about this giveaway and come back here, leave me a separate comment and tell me that you did and include a link to your blog.  This must be done in a separate comment or you won't get two counted entries.

That's it!  Simple enough don't you think?  This giveaway will close Sunday, October 17th at 6:00 pm PST.  The winner will be selected using random.org.  I will announce the winner on Monday, October 18 in my posting for that day.
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GIVEAWAYS

Kati over at The Blue Chair is having a great giveaway.  She is giving away personalized blog business cards (a $50 value) and four fat quarters of Modern Meadow by Joel Dewberry.  This ends Oct. 13th.

Molly from Molly's Place is giving away a subscription to McCall's Quilting. Not sure when this one ends.

Have you checked out the Fall Into Fall Bloggers Giveaway?  There are around 140 blogs participating and 8 businesses all holding a giveaway.  Make sure you check them out!  I still haven't made it all of the way through the list!

And, of course, don't forget that I, too, am participating in the Fall Into Fall Giveaway.  You can enter my giveaway HERE.  In this giveaway I'm giving away a darling quilt kit!!
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Final Thought

When I started this blog I thought having just 5 followers would be an amazing accomplishment - and, even then I thought I would have to beg family members to sign on.  Once I reached 100 followers I thought that would be the top goal I could attain.  But you all have made me so happy by becoming my followers, whether daily readers or if you just stop by for the occasional visit.  I am blessed to have each and every one of you in my life.  So many of you already seem like close friends just from our little comments to each other via email.  I know that I won't ever meet the majority of you, but I want you all to know I honestly do appreciate your comments and friendship through my daily journeys called life.  You bring a special sunshine to my day!!  Thank you all so very much for becoming a follower of Stray Stitches!!

97 comments:

Anna, Sweden said...

Hi, I found your blog from the Quilting Gallery and I love your Fall leaves. Congratulations on 200 followers! I'm gonna browse your blog for a while now and look forward to it!

Joanne Lendaro said...

Your hexies look wonderful, can't wait to see it finished, the cars-fun!!, you backyard will be a forrest if those trees keep growing under the best of conditions, love block swaps and the ones from other countries are the BEST! Congrats on the 200 followers!! Have a wonderful day!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Hi Linda,
Congrats on 200 followers! That is so great! I am a new follower and I have enjoyed reading your fun blog. Keep it up :-) Our weather is beautiful here in Central Florida. We've had cool nights and warm days. Perfect paradise weather.

Donna said...

200 followers! Way to go! Congratulations. The fabrics are beautiful - so very generous of you to offer the giveaway.

Now what am I doing today - I have the day off from work (Yeah!). I plan on giving the house a good cleaning, baking something delicious and catching up on some sewing. Cha Cha (my cat) is a bit confused. She can't figure out why I don't leave like I normally do. I am wondering which of her cat plans my staying home is putting an end to! Happy quilting.

Linda said...

YaHoo! Congrats on your 200 followers.. Today is our Canadian Thanksgiving. My daughter will be cooking this year. There will be 15 for dinner. My eldest daughter had us over yesterday since she can't make it today or the total would have been 21. Yummy hot turkey and all the trimmings.
Such a beautiful giveaway. Love all the fabric.
Thanks!

Peach Rainbow said...

Congrats and thank you!
Those are beautiful fabrics :D
oh, the weather is kind of cool here.

Winona said...

Hi Linda, congrats on 200 followers. I enjoy reading your blog daily. It is raining off and on here today. Maybe it will settle some of the dust. I am way behind in my Christmas sewing, so I need to step it up a notch or maybe 5 notches. LOL Lovely fabric you are giving away. I would love to win it. Winona

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I just posted about your giveaway on my blog :-)

http://happycottagequilter.blogspot.com/2010/10/monday-monday.html

Maria said...

Congratulations on your 200 followers Linda.
as always I enjoyed reading your post. Love the hexie flowers.
I am relaxing today after a very hectic weekend.Had my DD2 and friends stay for our groups Quilt Hanging.
Check it out at
http;//maria-lifeontheblock.blogspot.com

WvHmmngbrd said...

What a wonderful day! My 7th wedding anniversary and I get a day off from work too for Columbus Day!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

Mariliz's Musings said...

Congratulation on 200 followers! Today I am doing some yard work and food shopping and maybe a little sewing tonight. Thanks

deserae said...

I was going to finish a quilt today, but I ran out of batting! Now I have to make a trip to the quilt store... :)

Debra said...

Let's see... I started quilting a few weeks ago because I have cats and its the right thing to do. No really I just wanted to make the beautiful things I've seen. Lealee@insightbb.com

Karen ~ Briarside Lane said...

Linda, congrats on achieving 200 followers. It IS wonderful to meet and make new friends in blogland, though as you said we may never meet them in person.

My choice for the GFG background was white! It looks great.. very crisp with all those beautiful brights you are using.

I am a happy follower...
and I need to get off this computer... RIGHT NOW!

There are some yo-yo mouse ears and some mouse tails to embroider on my round in the round robin I am participating in.

Patrick and Emillie said...

I enjoy sewing but have not done much "quilting." Would love to win!

emilliepeters(at)yahoo(dot)com

Weatherbee ;) said...

What a wonderful celebration! Love all of the fabrics...I think these would work up as a beautiful Christmas gift! Love your little hexie flowers, so cute!

Thanks for such a great giveaway!
ps...I live in Seattle, WA, and surprise surprise...it's raining! :)

free indeed said...

THose fabrics are lovely! I esp like the top one and would use that one right away in a Christmas runner I want to make...I have 4 I want to make for presents this year.
We are past peak here in norhtern Maine, and we need to build a fire every day now. Otherwise I wrap up in a blanket and spend my time in front of the puter looking at blogs.
Canned some chili base and spaghetti sauce base today to use up the abundance of garden tomatoes. The house smelled wonderful!

Diane H said...

Thankyou Linda for such a lovely and generous giveaway. Congratulations on attaining your 200 followers. After reading your heartfelt thankyou I see you feel the same about your blogging experience as I feel about mine.

Gene Black said...

Congrats on the 200 follower milestone. I am at 185 for now.
I have trouble getting the gold overlay on the fabric to show also. We need to learn the trick to that don't we!

I love the fabrics with the gold highlights - here's hoping I win.

James-Linda said...

CONGRATS OF 200!
LOVE TO MACHINE QUILT LIKE YOU AND I LOVE READING YOUR IDEAS! THANKS FOR SHARING,LOVE,LINDA

jldouglas@wispwest.net

Janet said...

Thanks for showing your hexies. I (well actually my daughter) am working on hexies and need to decide about stepping stones. It really helps to see what other people are doing in making that decision. Thanks for a chance at your lovely giveaway!

arlette said...

Congrats in your 200 followers!!!!, way to go!!!!
I'm going to answer the 3 questions for you!
I love to quilt and I love to feel the fabric in my hands and get creative using all together
I'm working in a embroidered snowman today, I know isn't quilting related, but I'm going to add some fabric on it
The weather today, is just gorgeusssssssssssssssss, we're getting the weather we use to have during christmas, so I'm feeling festive!!!!
psssttttttttt Love the fabric with highlights you're giving away, just for the record!

Cassie and Lou said...

Congrats on 200! I'm glad I was one of them. I'm working on a quilt for my neice (only 2 years in the making)...I'm going to be done and able to give it to her for Christmas! I'm so excited. I can really see it coming together! Thanks for the opportunity!

ccarring81(at)hotmail(dot)com

Lisa said...

Hey Linda, congrats on the 200 followers!

Lisa said...

Blogged about your giveaway!
http://amildseason.blogspot.com/2010/10/great-giveaways.html

quiltmom said...

Congratulations on having 200 followers-it is so nice to make so many quilting friends around the globe.
Your fabrics are quite luscious to look at - your winner will enjoy creating something beautiful with them.
Thanks for the chance to win them.
Warmest regards from a Western Canadian quilter,
Anna

Lovie said...

Congrats on hitting 200!!!!!! I love the fabric, currently working on a quilt with multiple fabics all with metalic touches, both gold and silver. Good luck to who ever wins.

Quilting Mom said...

Hi Linda! Congratulations on 200 followers! Your hexies are perfect and sooo pretty! The fabrics are beautiful in the giveaway! I am in it to win it! :)

Pam said...

Congrats on 200 followers!!! Today was a nice fall day ...I'm getting spoiled with all this beautiful weather.

IHaveANotion ~ Kelly Jackson said...

Leaves!!!! I love leaves and the outdoors!!! I loved the photo of the tree in your back yard. I love fish and leaves....hmmmm....I wonder what that says about me?

Hmmm...why do I quilt? Honestly I don't know. I love giving gifts and these make wonderful gifts.

What did I do today....took care of my son. He has a boo boo and had to stay home from school...so mommy spent the day taking care of him.

Thanks for the great post and for the chance at some beautiful fabric too.

Smiles,
Kelly

crafty pug said...

can't wait to see the finished hexies quilt - definitely something i would love to have a go at one day!
and congrats on 200!
xx

Barbara said...

What a nice giveaway! Congratulations on your 200th follower. Very pretty fabrics. I hope I win!

Barbara said...

I blogged about your giveaway. Here's the link:

http://straystitches1.blogspot.com/2010/10/200-followers-celebration-giveaway.html

Melissa said...

Hi there! Thank you so much for the ALS info. My BIL has ALS and I would like to put together a couple of quilts to donate (he already has his!). Congrats on 200 followers. It really is amazing all of the folks we can meet through blog land.

scottylover said...

Your Hexies are so pretty with the white! The quilt my grandma made me for my wedding is satin hexies. You can imagine how hard those were to sew!

Congrats on 200 followers, that is wonderful!
Sandy A

Lana said...

Congratulations! I love it here...I slow my day down, get a cup of tea...and just marvel at all the fun everyday things you celebrate everyday...
Thank you...
:)
and here's to another hundred followers!!!

Lana said...

Ok, and so wouldn't want to win that fabric! It is b.e.a.u.t.i.f.u.l.

Count me in and Thank you!!!!

Me said...

This is the first time I've seen your blog, and am adding it to my Google Reader list. I'm brand new to quilting and would love to win some fabric. Congratulations on 200 followers.

Me said...

I blogged about your giveaway.

Debbie said...

Congratulations on 200 followers, Linda! I love Hoffman metallics. Some years ago I collected a bunch of Hoffman leaf fabrics, so it would be great to be able to add these beautiful ones to my collection! Actually, they were bought with a specific quilt in mind, but still sitting there! Thanks for counting me in.

Cheryll said...

Oh Linda... you are on FiRe!! Blogging is soo much FuN isn't it. Lotsa new friends and new ideas. I LoVe it!
:) keep on keeping on !

Kathy said...

Congratulations on your 200 followers! I am working on a strip tube quilt!

Quilary said...

Hi, You asked what I'm doing and I have to say that I'm spending far too much time reading blogs and entering giveaways and very little quilting. Congratulations on 200 followers, that's a fantastic achievement!

Ann Flowers said...

Wow that is fantastic to reach 200 followers!

I am always up late at night with insomnia, one very great thing is that I get quiet time all to myself and time to read all the blogs in peace and quiet.

Your blog is very nice to follow.

Gorgeous cars!! Your friend did a wonderful job. We have Hot August night here in Reno Nevada each year, the whole town fills with beautiful cars.

I love your plain white stepping stones they do allow the colors of your flowers to blossom:)

Thank you so much for a chance to win your gorgeous fabrics!!

Have a great day!

Ann Flowers
flowerscrazyq@gmail.com

Irina said...

Congratulations! Thanks for the chance to win such lovely fabric!

Mary said...

Absolutely gorgeous fabrics! I'm following your blog now so it's over 200, fantastic. I'm sewing up some Christmas gifts this week. Got a Christmas tree skirt panel on my pilgrimage to the Great American Quilt Factory, because my soon to be daughter-in-law loved it. It needed a backing, so I am piecing a backing for it in brilliant Christmas fabrics, the tree skirt will be reversible. Then I'm going to go crazy with embelishments on the panel side. It's really cute, Santa and polar bears and penguins, a North Pole kind of scene, lots of snowflakes. So really just enjoying the beautiful fabrics available. Why do I quilt? The fascination with color and design, love of fabrics and their endless combinations, the desire to create. Love it, love it.

Nancy said...

Congratulations. I love the quote at the top of your blog. So very true!

ledamewood said...

Congratulations on reaching 200 followers. I'll bet with this giveaway you get at least 50 more. And you're so generous with your giveaway, these are yummy fabrics.

Lisa M. said...

Congratulations on 200 followers! Great giveaway...very pretty fabric.

Today I am laid up :-( I fell yesterday and have a severely sprained ankle. Went to ER last night, nothing broken or torn thank goodness but am in an air cast and crutches for a while. Time to get out some hand-work.

Brigitte said...

Congrats on reaching 200. It's such a nice sounding number. I would love to win the fabric because they would make a great 1930/1940's quilt.
www.quiltsampler.blogspot.com

Cheryl said...

Congratulations and thanks for keeping it simple! Love to win the yummy fall fabrics.

Leah said...

Congrats!

I'm finishing up my first quilt in a long time today... only have 6" or so of binding to stitch down... and now onto the next one... its started, time to dig it out again.

Debra said...

I love the white stepping stones. I agree, I think it is really going to make your bright flowers pop. Love the pictures from the car show. What cool cars!

AnitA said...

I love to read everyone's blogs - what they are doing and such. Never have posted back, this is a new one for me. I spend way y y too much time on line, really need to get more quilting done. I am going to do PatchworkTimes mystery and Erics Homemade Christmas mystery.Erics' other mystery was the first mystery I did along without seeing the final results.

Anonymous said...

Hi. I'm one of your new followers. I love this blog with its range of stuff - the quotes are great. Thanks for the celebratory giveaway. C
carolinehemsley@btinternet.com

Mimi said...

I have a few projects on the go and really hope to get serious and finish some soon... luckily they are small projects, so they won't take long. Thanks for a fantastic giveaway!!

Mimi said...

Congrats on 200 followers... I happen to be one of them. Thanks for the chance to win a fantastic giveaway!

Mishka said...

Gorgeous fabrics for your give-away. Love the block you received from Australia.

Painting 4 Him said...

Ahh, I would love to win some fabric. It is amazing to have 200 followers, I am pretty new to blogging so maybe I have 3? I am really enjoying learning to quilt, so this fabric would be great.

SewLindaAnn said...

Congratulations on the Followers! I think I'm 2oo and somthing. Great blog, I enjoy reading it! Today I'm SUPPOSED to be doing paperwork that I have put off for a long, long time. But, instead I'm keeping the dogs quiet in my sewing room while my rotted deck gets replaced and in my space I am reading blogs and sewing. And, I am planning to go get a piece of fabric for a Bee I'm in. Have a lovely day!

Talin's Corner said...

Please enter me in your giveaway. The car show looks like it would be a lot of fun. I love the look of the gold/yellow car (the one in the middle). How cool would it be to have one of them? Your friend is lucky.

Lee said...

Hi - I am over here from the quilting gallery. I am a follower and today I am taking my son to get his wisdom teeth out :( taking some stitching with me and he can wrap up in a quilt and rest while I sew later. Have a great day and congrats on your blogaverisary. I love your hexies and your fabric giveaway! Thank you.
butler83ataoldotcom

quiltzyx said...

Beautiful fabrics, cool hot rods (wait, that sounds odd, doesn't it?) & Grandmother's Flower Garden ~ a wonderful start to the day!
Congrats on your over 200 followers - I'm #213!!

Kathleen C. said...

Congratulations! I came to visit your blog via catpatches.blogspot--one good blog leads to another and lots of good reading.
I'm in New England and its chilly here, with rain coming. We've got to prepare ourselves for colder temps, soon to followed by winter snows.
But having fun in the sewing room will cure any bad weather days; your fabric giveaway is really lovely. Thanks for your generosity.

Faith Hope Cherrytea ~ said...

COngrats on 200 :) that is definitely a milestone to celebrate! and thank yu for sharing your joy with us :)
i'm LoVinG your fabric choices ~ mmmm what wouldn't i love to do with those! with gold embellishment too ... HUGE THX Linda!
and many blessings for your generosity :)

Becky said...

Congratulations, Linda on reaching 200 followers. Wishing you many more!

Faith Hope Cherrytea ~ said...

From 1 Versatile Blogger to another :)
i've posted your blog giveaway with photo link in my sidebar - basically i made you a button that i'm displaying on my blog for your giveaway! thx for your gorgeous fabrics offer. i'm happy to get the word out :)

Coloradolady said...

congrats on your 200 followers. I KNOW that is a good feeling. Thanks for the chance....I love the process of quilting the best, and the satisfaction of the completed quilt.....it is a feel good feeling!

Rhonda G said...

I love the fabrics in this giveaway. And you have really inspired me to try hex's with your new project. The bright colors just pop - ohhh so beautiful. I think my mom would love a quilt like this, maybe my aunt too, and my daughter - lol. may have to make several. I've never done hex's so it will be a learning experience.
I'm currently finishing up my sewing room renovation - moving in tables and supplies this week. Yay - so happy to get back to work doing things. : )I am a follower of this list. It's wonderful.

teresamnj said...

Hello Linda! Found your blog through Faith, Hope, Cherrytea's blog. Coincidentally, I'm also having a 200th follower giveaway, along with my "Fall into Fall" giveaway, which will be ending at 8pm eastern time tonight. Isn't this so much fun? Will be posting about your giveaway on my blog right now.

teresamnj said...

Hi again Linda! Just blogged about your giveaway over on my blog!
http://countrycabinthoughtsandcrafts.blogspot.com/2010/10/another-200th-follower-giveaway-going.html

Carin said...

Congrats with the 200+ followers !! Currently I'm not doing much except taking care of my Dh who had a knee operation 1 week ago, so he needs alot of helps. So not much quilting and stiotching for me these days !
I love the fabric of your give away, I'm now colecting fabrics with leave prints for my Farmers Wife sampler quilt which I want to make with all kind of autumn fabric.

Carin said...

I have mentioned your give away on my blog http://cazwa.blogspot.com/, look at the sidebar on the left. Hope you will have alot more followers :-)

Sarah Craig said...

Hi, Linda! Congratulations on 200 - I'm rapidly approaching that number myself, and it is a good feeling! In just the past year, I've started quilting, started a quilt ministry at my church, and finally feel like I'm doing what I've trained all my life to do! I think blogs are one of the world's great inventions, because I've learned so much and made so many wonderful friends! (There, that's a little about me - probably more than you wanted to know!)

Sunnybec said...

Hi Linda, just found your blog following the link from another blog. I started quilting about 6 months ago so it's all new to me at the moment. I am learning all the time, thank goodness for the internet. I live in France but am originally from the UK. Linda

Natasha said...

Thanks for the chance to enter your giveaway. I like to quilt because of my grandmother. She made some fancy quilts in her day but she mostly made utility scrap quilts. She put anythings into them, including old clothes. I made one with her when I was 12 and quilting now makes me think of her.

alice said...

What gorgeous fabrics! Thanks for the chance to win. The weather outside is frightful--dreary and windy and trying to rain. Perfect hide in the sewing room and sew weather. I am piecing 3 tops at the same time. Short attention span.
L,A-

Quiltin' Sandy said...

Hi from Australia, Linda. Yes, across the pond. LOL. I read about your swap with a lady in South Australia. I am in New South Wales, north of Sydney. :-)
It is Spring here but we have had a cold snap and had to get the winter woolies out again!
I love quilting, handpiecing and needleturn applique. Love traditional style quilts best of all, and adore pretty florals. Bye for now, Sandy.
sandangels1945@hotmail.com

Canadian Kristin said...

Hi Linda! I'm a new quilter who is loving seeing all the beautiful things other quilters are coming up with! Those flowers you are making in that stepping stone quilt are beautiful... can't wait to watch you progress through that! I agree, the white makes the flowers really pop!!!!
Congrats on 200 posts!!!

Stormy Days said...

Congratulations on 200 followers, that's pretty impressive. The weather here is beautiful, 73 degrees with a light breeze, makes it hard to stay inside and quilt. I'm having a visit from my daughter who is in grad school, so I don't get to see her very much. It's going to be a wonderful weekend.

Karin said...

Congratulations on reaching 200!! Quite a feat! And those hexies are charming!! You're right - the white makes 'em pop. Those cars are quite pretty too - sounds like you had a full day..

We're still at 90* days, so it's hardly fall, tho it gets cooler in the evenings. I must be honest - I'd LOVE to win those fabrics, so thanks for the opportunity!!

Hands Sew Full said...

Wow, congratulations on 200 followers! I am new to blogging and can't quite imagine that many followers! I have been quilting since I was (almost) ten, I learned with a group of girls on Sunday's after church. I wasn't really invited to join but I found out about it and basically begged to go! I technically wasn't 10 which was why I wasn't asked but Mrs. M let me come anyway. I LOVED it!! after all of these years I am the only one in that group of girls who actually kept quilting after those Sunday classes ended. Some 20 odd years later I made a quilt for my Mom and Dad after they both had heart surgery. My Mom thought she should show Mrs. M. so she called and invited her over to see. Mrs. M was teary and could not believe that it was because of her that my parents now had this beautiful quilt to keep warm with as they recovered! She still talks about how that MADE her year...knowing she had gifted a child with the ability to quilt! I think I am the one who is lucky , if she wouldn't have let me come....I would never have learned to quilt!
Thanks for letting us share something!

Coyote Quilts said...

Going from one giveaway to another is great! Thank you for joining in on the 'Fall into Fall Giveaway' this past 2 weeks. I found your blog since you found mine! Love the Hoffmann fabrics!

Maggee said...

Congratulations on having 200+ followers! I just reached 100+ on my cross stitching blog, which is MY passion. But I love collecting fabrics to back my finishes! What a great giveaway! Please enter me! Thanks!

Bridget B said...

Congratulations on 200 followers. The fabric is beautiful. It is a beautiful Sunday morning here in SD and we are ready to leave for church. Thanks for hosting a giveaway.

Mary Grace McNamara said...

Congratulations on reaching this great milestone! Your fabric is just lovely. It's a gorgeous fall day here in New England and the leaves are spectacular! I hope you are enjoying some wonderful fall weather out west too!

MGM

Elin Synnøve said...

Congratulations on 200 followers.
The very best wishes for you in Blogland. I'll be following you :-)
Elin S. in Norway

Char said...

Congrats on 200 followers!

Ann Flowers said...

Good thing you reminded us today is the day. I posted my first entry when you opened the contest. Here is my second entry. I posted about your giveaway on my blog here: http://crazyqcorner.blogspot.com/2010/10/fabric-giveaway-you-know-you-need-some.html

Thanks so much for giving away such yummy pretty fabric.

Ann Flowers
flowerscrazyq@gmail.com

Rosie said...

Congratulations! I enjoy your blog. Crossing my fingers to win those beautiful fabrics.

Quilt Rat said...

200 followers...AWESOME! I found you through Kathy but I see we share some common blog friends.
I have designed a "leaf Bowl" that will be used in an event coming next spring.......we want to make a great number of them for it ( I think the plan is that they will be given away)and so I just had to enter this draw cause of course those fabrics are perfect!

Tracy said...

Congratulations on reaching 200 followers! I agree, 'blogland' is an amazing place! You meet such wonderful and creative people, don't you?

Ulla said...

Congrats on 200 followers! We have a quite a bad fall weather today here in Finland. It's windy and raining. I hope tomorrow is better day.

Lynda said...

Wow, how did I miss this getaway!! I can see a beautiful bag from those fabrics in my future...or maybe a table runner....oh or maybe......

Phyllis said...

Would love to win these fabrics. Thank you. This weekend our daughter graduated from university after 7 years. It was a great weekend. rpshandATnsDOTsympaticoDOTca

Needled Mom said...

Those are going to make a gorgeous flower garden quilt! I really like the green and white design. I wonder what that would look like in a full quilt.

Great giveaway fabrics. Someone will be really happy to win those.

quiltma said...

Wow would I love those fabrics.
The weather was great here today. My youngest daughter and her 2 boys went for a road trip along the Great River Road through Grafton, Il and the surrounding areas. Had a great day.

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