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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

giveaway day

this giveaway is brought to you by sherry and darlene…i blog here at adventures in life and my friend Darlene works as a long arm quilter at Lilac Lane Quilting here in vanderhoof…Darlene's quilting is simply lovely…
an image of a Darlene Wiebe quilted customer quilt
several years ago when i was off work on stress leave Darlene lovingly took me in when i "pitched up" at her quilting shed…i have tried to repay her kindness by working in the shed, cleaning labelling quilt, trimming quilts…she refers to me as "my shop slave" which i find a term of endearment…during on of our cleaning jobs Darlene gave me these panels to use for a giveaway on my blog so here we are folks…panels and fabric to make 4 different christmas stockings…yes i know it is early but really you will be finished well head of the deadline of December 25th if you start now...





enough fabric to make 2 stocking in this panel


flip side of the panel




two stocking panels with backing fabric... love the cute little snowmen on this stocking panel….
i will ship internationally so this giveaway is open to everyone…just leave me a comment and tell me something, anything what ever crosses your mind
this draw is open until monday at 9pm PST
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this giveaway is closed
the winner is Pauline who had this to say
Great giveaway - I make Christmas stockings for my local women's shelter and these would be great! Thanks.
Pauline

62 comments:

DebraKay Neiman said...

I am already thinking of Christmas ... and it is not even JULY yet! crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

Andrea York said...

Thinking of Christmas too! Hoping to make all my loved ones a quilt or pillow this year!

Wild Irish said...

I've ordered Christmas fabric last week so never too early

Lia*s Handmades said...

I've been thinking about making a stocking as present for my best friend for ages, but never got around to actually doing it, this surely would make things easier lol!
Thanks for the chance to win!

Michell said...

Christmas....is does not seem far away

Stitchin At Home said...

We just got rid of the snow, I don't want to think about Christmas yet.

Jen Barnard said...

I like the black in the bottom two panels, it's different, but somehow still christmas-y.
jen dot barnard at btinternet dot com

Diane said...

Time goes by too fast already - can't be thinking Christmas!

Deb (Two Cheeky Monkeys) said...

Hello from Melbourne, Australia! :)

Diane P said...

I would love to be able to add this to the stockings for the troops I am making.
sushikrazy@hotmail.com

tammi said...

Maybe if I win this, I will get those stockings done before December, which is when I usually start my Christmas shopping!

Bookworm said...

So funny to think about Christmas in the middle of gorgeous spring here! Still, it will come...

Quilting Babcia said...

Your friend is an angel in disguise, we all need friends like her!

kt said...

I love Christmas! Last spring I made a block a day using Christmas fabric and turned them into 4 lap quilts for Christmas presents.

Janie said...

Love your blog. I am starting to purchase Christmas fabric. Thanks for the giveaway.

Emily C said...

Good morning. I am thinking of breakfast =)
Those are cute stockings. It is always nice to have friends who will help you when you really need it. Congratulations on having a true friend.

Renea said...

The sun is shining this morning in Iowa. Thanks for the cute giveaway.

Amy's Crafty Shenanigans said...

I am thinking that I hope to see snow this Christmas - I hope to go home to Canada. And build a snowman!!!

SAHM said...

I AK So Slow ON My Christmas sewing!

Sarah said...

I'm in the process of sewing shorts for my daughter for the summer! sarah@forrussia.org

Gill said...

I haven't even thought about Christmas sewing yet!

Cheri, the Quilting Nanny said...

When I had kids around I always started christmas making in July! Now..I go to their houses! If I win, I will make these and fill them with cookies to take with me!
Cheri
fabricandmemories(at)yahoo(dot)com
www.fabricandmemories.blogspot.com

Brenda said...

It's never too early for Christmas. The more the better.

Robyn Miller said...

I have been meaning to make some more stockings...

Jenna Z said...

I am already starting to think of Christmas projects thanks to you!

Alexis Borsboom said...

Merry, merry!

t_ktl at yahoo.com

Rosa said...

Thinking of warm and fun summer days with my family near the beach!

Shaneka Giscombe said...

I love the stocking

Michele T said...

I love this idea for a panel stocking!!! Thanks for the chance!!

laurawilson25 said...

Thanks for hosting this giveaway! That's a beautiful project!

Lisa Marie said...

Cute stockings! I like to start early!

Dody said...

Thank you very much for the givaway. I love visiting new blogs!

principeta said...

Love this fabric,cute and useful.Perfect to make it for my daughter,maybe me too.=o)Thank you for the chance to win it.Lovely giveaway so generous of you.Have a lovely weekend.

Amanda said...

Very cute! :)

CarrieM said...

These look fun! I never can start christmas stuff til september at the earliest!

Melissa said...

How adorable! Thanks for the chance

minibea12 said...

I'd love to make these for my grandsons!
nikilsend(at)outlook(dot)com

Audrey Penny said...

I'm so glad you found a way to help you fight your depression.

Victoria Thwaites said...

I really need to think earlier about Christmas, leave it to late every year

sandyandcosmo said...

It's 89 degrees and thinking about Christmas cools me off a little!

Sandra said...

I like your idea. Great way to start Christmas shopping. I love Christmas anytime of time of the year and your stockings are a great idea. Thank you for being a part of the SMS Giveaway Day and giving me this chance to win that panel and fabric.

Sandi Timmons
sandit1@sbcglobal.net

Mia J. said...

I love christmas and these stockings are beautiful. Thanks for the chance.

dcargill said...

I love that cute little snowman stocking!

Anita said...

It's never too early to starting thinking about Christmas. Especially when you are a quilter. :)

dawn - Mi rincón de mariposas said...

Thank you so much for your giveaway! I'd definitely love to sew some Xmas decorations!
Have a lovely weekend!

ronnie Gosnell said...

you are so right - Christmas is just around the corner and these stockings would be perfect for new fam members! Thanks!

Michelle said...

Christmas sure is coming up fast. Need to start making stuff early for my kids so I'm not rushing last minute.

detroitgirl77 AT gmail DOT com

Kristy said...

These would so fun to sew! We've delivered stockings to our children's hospital and to our foster care offices in the past, so I would love to make these up for donation to one of these places this year! Thanks for the chance!

Her Indoors said...

They say that sewing mends the soul. I think a lot of people do find crafting therapeutic. Thanks for the chance to win.

Connie Cain said...

Never too early to start sewing for Christmas! Would love to make these for the family. :)
craftyccain@gmail.com

Kathy H said...

I love working on christmas and snowmen all year long. That way I might get some things finished in time for Christmas.

Jeneta said...

Cute! I was just thinking that Christmas will be here again before I know and I should start working on a few things so that they are finished in time.

auntie sash said...

A sewing minion sounds awesome! And Christmas will be here before we all blink twice, I swear!

Pauline Perry said...

Great giveaway - I make Christmas stockings for my local women's shelter and these would be great! Thanks.
Pauline
perry94022 at hotmail dot com

Susan said...

Great timing - it will take me 6 months to prepare for Christmas.

Lee said...

I am always late for holiday sewing - this might give me a push to get some done! thanks!

Frederique said...

Hi from France!
I have never made any stockings, so maybe it would be the chance to try!

Tiffany said...

You read my mind! I was just thinking I need to make a stocking for my new little baby before I forget and Christmas is here!

Judy Cooper Textile Images said...

I've been thinking Christmas too.

Rose Santuci-Sofranko said...

Those are SO cute! I really like the snowman one! Thanks and God bless! ILuvTheEucharist @ aol.com

annette said...

Cute patterns. :)

Bonnie said...

What cute stockings! It's never took early to start thinking about Christmas projects.
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