Monday, September 26, 2011

I'm back.....with another giveaway and

........I have a new computer...and back to blogging!!
My dead computer was old...almost could pass for an antique!
I'm  not looking forward to the day I have to get a new phone....
I'm still using a flip top with a pull out antenna
NO laughing PLEASE.....
yes, you too, Mama Spark....no laughing
 and....
the battery doesn't hold a charge....sEw I know the day is coming
when I will have to upgrade to new technology again!!

I've finished block #3 from the Bird Brain pattern 'Here Comes Santa'

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and I also finished piecing the WONKY SANTAS quilt....
It is a Lynette Anderson pattern using her new fabric line
'Scandinavian Christmas'
wonky santa closeup

 wonky santa
Sorry......I must admit I'm also not good with a camera.


Back in July....I had decided I would do a giveaway
...on the 14th of each month

July 14th was a FQ bundle of Lily and Will II
August 14th I had two winners.....both Crabapple Hill patterns and

yes I know September 14 has come and gone and I promised
a Halloween giveaway in my last posting

DH's laptop died too....2 computers in one week = no blogging!

Since then I have gotten a new computer...DH is still without a new laptop
He is )o:
DH figured out how to upload pictures this week.....
sooooo today he gave me a quick lesson...
...yippee now I can blog again!!

I said it would be a
Halloween giveaway but it is now a Christmas giveaway
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How to win

remember to check out Robin's FREEBIE section,
there are lots of quick and easy stitchery designs...
even free wool patterns!!
2.  Come back and tell me your favorite pattern, any pattern.
3.  Be a follower of my blog...
....you do not have to follow Robin's blog
but I know Robin would love it if you did.

My favorite Bird Brain Designs pattern is
'Snowmen and Reindeer Bluework'
I've stitched 54 blocks.
So far I've gifted three quilts using 9 of the blocks in each quilt....
....one of my first giveaways was a set of 9 of the blocks....
they now live with Karen in Australia.
I still have 18 blocks to make into 2 more quilts.

Giveaway closes Wednesday October 5th at midnight
 and I will post the winner's name Thursday morning.
Make sure I have your email address to contact you. 
 If I draw a 'no-reply' winner I will draw another name.

October 15th giveaway will be a Halloween one.


happy hugs and nighty night...I should be sleeping



54 comments:

Sunnybec said...

I already get Bird Brain Designs newsletter so I don't miss any of their offers! My favourite pattern is Home Sweet Home. I am also a follower of your blog, not sure if that counts for another entry or not. Linda

gill said...

I like Robin's Leaping Bunny pattern1 and she's got lots of great free patterns!
Thank you for the introduction
I'm a follower!

Catskill Quilter said...

My favorite stitchery was "All things grow with love." Adorable!

Catskill Quilter said...

I am a regular follower of your blog. So sorry to hear you both had such serious computer problems -- that is so frustrating!

GailM. said...

I'm a follower. I love her stitching site. I never saw those bubbles to store balls of floss before, and they are a good price. Those are neat. I'm definitely keeping a note of this site.

So, my favorite pattern would be the sampler. I'd love to give my try at covering all 18 various stitches.

sosarahsew said...

Scarecrow In Wheelbarrow is a really nice pattern, especially now that we are in a wonderful autumn. Thanks for the link and for the giveaway.

Chiska said...

Snow people is my favorite pattern. Thanks!

Wanda said...

Thank you Pauline. I love Bird Brain Designs )although why I haven't been a follower or gotten hooked up with the newsletter before now is anyones guess). I did sign up for the newsletter, their blog and have been following yours for awhile. I love any of the Bird Brain Designs - especially if it has any of their snowmen in it. But, I've been coveting the Four Seasons in the Garden pattern for awhile.

Wanda
http://wandas-quilts-crafts.blogspot.com/

Cathy said...

Pauline: So funny, you should get a new phone!!

I love all the Bird Brain Designs. Already follow both of you. The birds are my favorites. I love using her designs in my work.

Hope I win. thanks


cathy

JCnNC said...

I am a devoted follower of both sites and my favorite designs - Scarecrow in Wheelbarrow and Americana Celebration. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity to win this Christmas runner. Just beautiful. Judy C in NC

Kathy H said...

I love bird brain designs. I have made up several of her patterns and just love them. Right now I am getting ready to work on the Redwork Stitch Sampler. Thought it would be a good idea to have a handy reference of stitches. I am a follower.

James-Linda said...

HAPPILY FOLLOWING YOU!
THANKS FOR SHARING!

jldouglas@wispwest.net

James-Linda said...

LOVE BIRD BRAIN DESIGNS!
I'D CHOOSE REDWORK SAMPLER!
THANKS FOR SHARING!

jldouglas@wispwest.net

Rosa said...

Love your Heres Come Santa,spectacular!!

http://www.birdbraindesigns.net/products/734-herald-angel-holiday-stitchery.aspx

This is one of my favorite.
I `m follower of both side.Thanks for the chance.

Kira said...

Following too.

Kira said...

I like Let It Snow, a freebie for a tea towel.

Madame Samm said...

OHHHHH I love your Santas...beautiful....your work is just the best....stitching and appliques.. you are D best

Mama Spark said...

ROFLOL, How old is that phone??? Seriously folks it's THAT old! I love you anyway even if you are technologically challenged. Maybe I should buy you a new phone for Christmas? I promise I could teach you how to use it too!! Great quilts, great patterns. I'm partial to the cat house one, wonder why? = ) I'm glad you are back blogging again. You were missed!

Jennifer Gail said...

I like the free Christmas pattern.

Jennifer Gail said...

I already follow you.

Heartsdesire said...

I love the red work snow people. There are so many great patterns to choose from at Bird Brain Design I really had a hard time. Your Wonky Santa quilt is fabulous. Great fabric choice.

Heartsdesire said...

I already follow you.

Brenda said...

I like the Home Sweet HOme and the Fresh Strawberries patterns.

suemac said...

The most interesting thing on her website is the info on sticky solvy. Who knew.

Quiltin' Sandy said...

Hi I have been a follower for quite a whiel. :)

Quiltin' Sandy said...

I love the Home Sweet Home redwork pattern- it is lovely. :)

Quiltin' Sandy said...

I am now following Robin's blog, too! :)

Marcia W. said...

Home Sweet Home RedWork - I've always liked home sweet home samplers and this is a nice bright red. mlwright29(at)hotmail(dot)com alternate email

Marcia W. said...

I'm a follower of your blog too. I can readily empathize on the computer problems. Mine has been ill for two months - with several weeks in the shop. Hopefully your DH can find a great laptop soon. Thanks for the giveaway.

Shannon said...

I love Scarecrow in Wheelbarrow. This time of year I start thinking a lot about doing stitcheries and that one is so cute. Thank you for the give awa. I am glad you have your computer problem figured out. It is so nice to have all of those things working!

Sallie said...

I like the EarMuff Snowman Pillow pattern. Thanks for the giveaway!

Sallie said...

I follow your blog.

Debra said...

I love the Cat's Purrfect World redwork Pattern. Lots of great stuff over there!

Debra said...

I'm a follower!

Stray Stitches said...

My favorite pattern at Bird Brain Designs is the Falling Leaves Table Runner. Thanks for the opportunity to enter your great giveaway! Welcome back :)

Stray Stitches said...

I am a regular follower of yours and Robin's blog :)

Barb said...

I love love your stitchery....and your quilt...what a fun blog...I will have to come back later...expecting company in a few...

Lee said...

i like the big fat pumplin pincushion pattern! thanks!

Lee said...

I follow your blog.

Sandie ~call me crazy said...

I love Bird Brain designs! My favorite pattern is Home Sweet Home, but all the snowmen and Santa's are a close second! LOL Thanks for the chance!

Sandie ~call me crazy said...

Love your Santa stitching and quilt too. I'm a happy follower. :-)

Karen said...

I am so pleased you have computer access again! Wonderful. Thankfully we have children who will keep us up to date with all the new computer related info. I will not laugh at your phone as I have the same. It still works!!!!! And I still take photos with my camera, not my phone. I like it that way.
I love seeing your Wonky Santas. They look fantastic. Beautiful sewing. And your Here Comes Santa block is so beautifully stitched!
Have fun with your Bird Brain give away. There are so many wonderful patterns. Good luck to everyone!

Mhairi said...

I love the ladybird beads but the pattern I love is the cat and mouse pincushion.

Mhairi said...

I follow your blog. Thanks for having this giveaway. Love reading about others crafting.

Mommarock said...

Oh gosh so many choices. I love the Loving Hearts Redwork.

Mommarock said...

I am a new follower, so glad I came by!

Cecilia said...

My favorite pattern is also the Snowmen and Reinder Bluework Quilt. Thanks for the great giveaway. I'm also a follower.

Deb said...

Love the flower filled heart pattern. I'm not the greatest at embroidery, but I'm working on it! I'm a follower! Thanks!

Nanbon44 said...

I like the lacy heart pin cushion pattern.

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

My favorite pattern is Eggs On Display!

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Do I need to leave a second comments saying that I follow your blog? Not sure, so here it is!

Jodi said...

I follow your blog and I now follow Robin's too. Her patterns are lovely. My fav so far is "Herald Angel Holiday Stitchery", but I can see i am going to be looking at them all night.

Robin (RsIslandCrafts) said...

I'm a follower. I like the scarecrow in a wheel barrel embroidery pattern.

Laila L S said...

I like Frozen Fred Stitchery Leaflet. I also have downloaded some of the free patterns for later use. I'm a follower of your blog.

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