Monday, January 23, 2012

Some good news and a Trims/Embellishment Giveaway!!

Let's get straight to the more exciting news I have to offer-my Trims and Embellishment Giveaway, to celebrate my b-day on the 29th and my gallbladder surgery on the 27th! The insurance company couldn't argue with the test results! I have more 'stuff' on order coming for this giveaway, but here's what I have now
On order are undyed chenille trim to try your hand at dyeing and pastel dyed ric rac, mother-of-pearl buttons, and a special surprise! I may have to go back and order me a special surprise too! I just hope it all gets here in time! What are the particulars for your chance to win you ask? None! Just leave a comment. That's fine and great if you want to follow, and fine and great if you don't. You have 'til the 30th to comment. On the 31st, my daughter will pull a name out of the hat and I'll announce the winner the next morning here since I'll be home recuperating. Who knows, I may surprise someone else with a second place draw for a smaller bunch of goodies!

I survived the CJC 2012 Challenge and took a week to stitch more on Tweet from the 2010 JCS ornament magazine

Here's what it looked like before
Yes, a pitiful start but it's coming right along. I stitched almost all day Sunday. Today, in keeping with my plan to stitch on a new Crazy every week, I've picked up Stars and Angels from JCS ornaments 2011

I'll stitch on this for the week.

I got me some stash too!

I've been admiring Zippity Doo Da for awhile after seeing some finishes of it. Any of you stitched it on a different fabric? I'm not too crazy about the Tin Roof WDW linen used. I'm envisioning it on Days Gone By linen used for Tweet above! And of course I'm getting a nice collection of PSS going. All the threads are for a couple of my Crazies.

Well that's it folks! I have to go pick up my daughter. A huge WELCOME to all the new followers! It's so exciting to see all of you; the more the merrier! Have a wonderful week!

13 comments:

  1. Would love to have a chance at your giveaway. Good luck with the surgery.

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  2. Oh how lovely I just adore trimmings and fabric I would love a chance to win. Thanks so much.

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  3. hello!
    I want to play with you...please enter my name....

    lapappilon@blogspot.com
    lapappilon@gmail.com

    hugs
    Eva from Serbia

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  4. Hi! I'm a new follower and I'd like to be entered in your giveaway, I have posted it on my blog's sidebar so people can see it and come to join you: http://wagapapacreations.blogspot.com/

    Tweet is cute and your new stash looks great.

    Have a good day!

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  5. Good Morning. I am a new follower and I would love to join in the awesome giveaway. Your project is coming along nicely. Thanks

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  6. I'd love to be entered into your drawing!
    tpatterson1961@gmail.com
    www.rosystitches.blogspot.com

    Good luck with the surgery!!

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  7. Great new starts and love your new stash. I'd love to be in the giveaway!

    I'll be thinking of you on the 27th. Hopefully, it will actually happen this time!

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  8. Love your new starts.

    Please count me in the giveaway.....

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  9. Hi Shelly, I just became a follower thanks to a blurb on Sarah of Craftymoo's blog. I would love to entered in your giveaway. Good luck on your surgery and I look forward to seeing your progress of your stitchy items since you will be home recuperating.

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  10. Just wanted to say lovely stitching. Tweet looks good.
    Good luck with the surgery and Happy Birthday on the 29th.

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  11. Hi Shelley, hope everything goes well with the surgery and that you have a lovely b-day :D...
    You're having a gorgeous giveaway and I would love to try my luk on it ;) Thanks,
    Sara

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  12. wat een leuk give-away doe graag mee. succes met de operatie en een hele fijne verjaardag
    djoekie

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  13. Thank you for the chance at your fabulous candy.
    http://inga2010.blogspot.com/

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