Wednesday, January 12, 2011

A Week of Giveaways Day 3 {part 1}: Apples & Pears Abbey Bag

My husband is a human pincushion. –Unknown

Since today is my birthday, this super adorable Apples & Pears Abbey Bag is giveaway number 1 for the day, and I have another for later in the afternoon. A girl's gotta party all day long, right?

Cute, no? If you would like to give it a good home, just leave a comment on this post.

• You can enter each giveaway during the week only once {with the exception of the $50 machine quilting gift certificate}. However if you spread the word about my week of giveaways by posting on your blog and sending people on over to check it out, you can have one additional entry on one giveaway of your choice. After you post, leave a comment on the giveaway post for which you'd like a second entry with a link to your post.
• Non-blogging and international entrants are welcome. If you do not have a Google account, use the name/url or anonymous commenting options and make sure you leave me a way to contact you if you win.
• Duplicate posts or comments with no contact information will be deleted.
• The giveaway will close at 10:00 pm {MST} on Friday, January 21. Winner will be chosen by random drawing and announced by 5:00 pm on January 22.

A Week of Giveaways Directory:
$50 Long-Arm Machine Quilting Gift Certificate
Apples & Pears Apron
$35 CSN Stores Gift Certificate
Double Pinwheel String Quilt Journal
Fabric Die Cutting With the Go!
Scrappy Red Abbey Bag

71 comments:

Njeri said...

I love to collect cute pincushions and this is beyond cute: I would love to win please.

gill said...

This is gorgeous! count me in please!!

Fiesta said...

This is adorable. Thank you for the chance to win.

PaTcHwOrK jEnN said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I hope your birthday is turing out wonderful. I figure mine can only get better. My 2 yo woke me up by peeing on me. ;)

Barb said...

Oh...I remember this puppy and I fell in love with it the first time and well....every once in a while it will enter my dreams.
Thanks for the chance and I will blog for you.

Barb said...

How rude of me

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!

I hope you have an amazing day.

Sarah Craig said...

Happy birthday!!! How cute is this pincushion/string catcher, too! Thanks for the chance!

Lee said...

Wow - how adorable - thanks for a great givaway and happy birthday! Have fun celebrating!
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P. said...

Happy Birthday, Elizabeth! Hope you enjoy the day and that you get a little extra pampering...and cake!

Cute pincushion/bag!

stampmeup said...

Happy Birthday, Elizabeth! I hope you have a wonderful day blessed with family & friends. Love the cute pincushion and scrap bag. Pink is my favorite color!

Thanks!
Julie
http://sweet-quilt-n-bee-shoppe.blogspot.com/

Brenda said...

I love your pin cushion.

Annelise said...

love these bags, LOVE the fabric :) count me IN!

Joyce H. said...

Happy birthday!!!
I love the colors you used. It's so bright and fun! I think it would look great in my newly almost organized sewing area.

Have fun today!
Joyce

JazznJenna said...

Feliz cumpleaños, mi querida amiga. ¡Espero que tu día sea super bien! Te quiero : ).

Angie said...

You know I love these! I am just too lazy to make things for myself. ;)

~Laurie~ said...

Hi Elizabeth!
Happy, happy birthday! Hope it's not only a wonderful day for you, but a happy, healthy new year :)

mills5 said...

Happy Birthday Elizabeth!! Super cute bag!

SueWis said...

Happy Birthday! This bag is adorable!

How sweet of you to turn the tables and give things away on your birthday. :)

Hands Sew Full said...

Hi There, just over from Barb's at Bejeweled Quilts. That is a spectacular pincushion!! Would love the chance to win it, Happy Birthday!

Gantt Clan said...

You are amazing. Thanks so much for sharing your great talents with so many of us. Hope you have a great birthday.

Maggey and Jim said...

I always wanted one of those little bags.. so nice. I am new to blog and will post on my blog too.
Thanks
Maggey

Maggey and Jim said...

Hey, I just became your 100th follower.. Yahooo. Be glad when I have 100, never thought I would see 50 but love bloggin'.. mostly reading others..
Maggey

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Happy Birthday! What an adorable pincushion. Thanks for entering me.

Rhonda said...

happy birthday Elizabeth!

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Elizabeth! Hope you are having a fabulous day. I would love to win this bag is super cute. (and looks way to hard for me to try to make one myself)
Kirsty LaPine on facebook

Bridget B said...

Happy Birthday- love the pin cushion. Thanks for the chance to win.

sandrah0702 said...

Elizabeth!!!
Voce eh tao talentosa...Ainda lembro do vestido que vc fez na missao, e agora quanta coisa bonita...eu quero muito aprender...quem sabe um dia.
Feliz Aniversario, minha amiga.
Te amo.
beijao
Sandra

Our Busy Little Bunch said...

This would be a much better solution than throwing my threads on the floor ~ haha. Seriously, this is really cute. THANKS for the chance!
ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

Karen K said...

Oh, I don't even have a pin cushion (seriously ... can you believe it ... make them for other people, but not for myself) so could definitely use this to tame my mess of pins on my tables!!!! Thanks for the give away no matter what!

Linda said...

Happy Birthday!What a sweet thing to do to celebrate your birthday. Thanks for having all the great giveaways and of course, I'll post about them. What an adorable pincushion. Thanks for entering me.
I hope you had a great day and an even greater year ahead!

Shay said...

Everytime you post an abbey bag I think about making one . I still havent got round to it. Yours are always so cute!

I guess I'll just keep my fingers crossed that I can win one !

Thanks for the chance.

Charlene S said...

That snippet bag is fantastic. I would love to have it on my sewing table.

Amber said...

would it be like heresy if I said that I don't even own a pincushion!? Seriously, what kind of a seamstress am I. Not. Apparently. I really need this. a lot.

Jackie said...

Love the cute bag and pincushion. Please enter me in your giveaway. And have a happy birthday!

Kay Lynne said...

Have A Happy Birthday!

Michelle K. said...

Happy Birthday! If I don't win this, I'm definitely making one for myself! Love it!

Mystica said...

A very happy birthday. Please count me in and thank you for sharing.

Terri said...

This is so cute! Is it your own design? I would love to start a pincushion collection. Thanks, Terri in BC

Amy said...

Happy Birthday! I would love a chance at the pincushion/bag.

Susan Entwistle said...

Happy, happy birthday! Love the scrap bag/pincushion. Such happy fabrics. Would love to win it. Thanks!

JJ said...

That is the cutest bag. Have a Happy Birthday. Mine is this month also.

Miss 376 said...

This is so gorgeous. Have a fun week

Martina said...

Happy birthday! This is so cute! Have a great week!

Peach Rainbow said...

That is so cute :)
Thanks for the chance!
~Have a lovely day~

Diane N said...

That is so cute! Hope you had a good birthday!

Betty said...

Your pin cushion/thread cathcer is adorable. Would love to be the lucky winner. Thanks

edmontonjb said...

This is so cute and useful!

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JANET said...

That is toooo adorable. My granddaughter just atsrted to sew and she would love this.

free indeed said...

Have you been peeking in my sewing room this week??? I've got threads everywhere from some *@(*$(@( ripping out I had to do...that thread catcher sure would have been handy! Love the color combo.

happeningswithLana said...

Just found your blog and I am enjoying looking around!!!! I love the thread catcher and would love a chance at it. Love the round pin cushion on the top. Ones I have seen just have the square pillow. I sure need one in my craft room.

Nicki Lundeen said...

That is SO adorable. I have the perfect place for that cutie! Thanks for sharing...maybe I'll get lucky.

Karen said...

Happy Birthday. I would love to win the pincushion. The apples are so colorful.

Elke said...

A lovely pincushion! Happy birthday.

Debra said...

Great Giveaways. Happy birthday week!

battatter said...

Me likes this one too! yeah!

Marilyn W said...

WAY TOO CUTE!!!!! How fun!

Marilyn
marilynjw1971@gmail.com

lynett.Fh said...

Thats lovely though I suspect I am far too far away to win anything being in the UK.

Mimi said...

This is very sweet and so practical... so how come I don't have one? Why don't I make one? Would be really nice if I won one!! LOL Thanks for the chance!

Sue's Kitchen said...

This is a sweet little pincushion. I have just into the quilting world. I married off the last child and so I have made the cutest sewing room to make many fun quilts. And this pincushion would look so cutie on my cutting table to hold my sewing supplies in. Pick me, Pick me Please!!!

Back Porch Extras said...

First off, I hope you have had a really good day since it's your Birthday. Happy Birthday!!
I love the thread catcher and would really make for a good week. But every day is a Good Day!!

Patty said...

The bag is so cute. I've seen them before, but don't have one. It would be great to win one. Happy Birthday.

cakegirl said...

So very cute. Thanks for a week of very generous giveaways.

dooddles said...

I would love to give this a new home :o) Too cute!

Just JaiCi's Crafts said...

such a cute idea and I love the fabric choices!
Happy Birthday :)

Teresa in Music City said...

Oooohhhh! I just love this and I need one desperately too. Hope I win! Just found your blog and enjoying it very much!
Teresa in Music City

GerryART said...

Oh, those gathers in such a happy print!
LoVe the Pink and think the Green inner pocket is a perfect touch.

Hugs,
Gerry

Nancy Sue said...

Happy Belated birthday! Thank you for having us celebrate the day with you with the week of giveaways! So cute, again, way too cute to use :)

Joyce said...

What a cute bag! Thanks for the chance to win this!

Elizabeth said...

This is so cute! I would love to have it.

Kathi said...

I've been wanting to make this type of pin cushion for quite a while and just have not found the time. I would love to win this, it's darling.

Amber White said...

I love it! This would look great in my studio!