Friday, November 19, 2010

End of The Week Wrap Up/Another Giveaway

     Winner from last week's giveaway is number 2 : sweet Jeana Marie! I will send you small package if you email me your address Jeana! I know she will put the thread to beautiful use. What she makes is just lovely. My husband, the accountant,  picked the number to make it official.

     I have been working hard and am very happy to be sewing on binding on quilt #2.


I really enjoying handstitching the binding on. Very relaxing and I like to save it for night time when I can sit with the kids and stitch.


The 3rd giveaway is 4 more skeins of hand dyed thread (the pink is perle cotton) , a quarter yard of this owl print and this great pair of scissors. I  like this little Japanese fabric even if it might be too cute for you.. I have a thing for owls way before they became kind of trendy cute. I am in love with this pair of scissors-very sharp and easy on my hands. They really avoid my thumb which is full of arthritis from all those years of massages I did as a physical therapist.  Let me know what part of the process of making a quilt you like the best. Leave a comment on THIS post and I will let you know who is the winner on Tuesday.  I'll forget on the holiday week.

Again, the giveaway is just a little thanks for sharing and listening to me talk on and on the past year! Thanks for being good friends.

Be creative, my friends!

5 comments:

  1. Sounds like you are making great progress on your UFOs. I was cleaning up a bit last night looking for something else and came across the family xmas quilt from last year that I did not finish - oops! One more thing on my list. My favorite part of the process is the machine quilting. I just love how the quilt feels with all the dense quilting I ususally do. The hand dyed threads are beautiful! Please post a picture of #2 when you are done - it looks stunning!

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  2. My favorite part of quilting has to be my design wall, matching up just the right colors, shapes, patterns...love the endless possibilities!

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  3. How exciting! Thanks Colleen! Will send you an email now!
    xo

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  4. patty-I love dense quilting too-just love the texture it adds.

    lisa-the design wall is a wonderful place to be most days

    jeana -you're welcome- i got your e-mail

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  5. I just found your blog! I love, love, love all three quilts you entered (and won ribbons for!) in your quilt show description a few pages back. My favorite process is binding also. I always think it's my least favorite, until I sit down with the needle. It's so meditative.

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