Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Leap Day Giveaway: Retro Inspired Apron

You've got a lot of choices. If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you're not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice. –Steven D. Woodhull
Leap Day Giveaway

Hooray! Today is Leap Day! I'm really excited to offer a cute little retro inspired apron to one lucky winner, made-to-order in the size of your choice. The little apron on the right is an example of the apron and the fabric and rick-rack on the right are what your apron will be made of.

Fabrics are pre-washed 100% cotton and each apron is professionally finished to stand up to a long life of washing and wearing. The winner's apron will be made to order in the size of their choice.

Children's Sizes:
Extra Small (3-4)
Small (5-6)
Medium (7-8)
Large (9-10)
Extra Large (11-12)

Adult Sizes:
Extra Small (2-4)
Small (6-8)
Medium (10-12)
Large (14-16)
Extra Large (18-22)

• To enter, simply leave a comment on this post.
• Non-blogging/non-Google users and international entrants are welcome.
• If you do not have a Google account, use the name/url {url optional} commenting option and make sure you leave your e-mail in your comment in the following format: address (at) domain name (dot) com.
• Comments with no contact information will be deleted.
• Google account users: not sure if your contact information will be attached to your comment? Click here:


• Duplicate comments will be deleted. Comment moderation is on, so don't panic when your comment doesn't show up. I'm notified of new comments and will approve them periodically throughout the day, after which they'll show up on the post.
• The giveaway will close at 10:00 pm {MST} on Wednesday, February 29th. Winner will be chosen by random drawing and notified by e-mail and announced here by noon March 2nd.

Don't forget to check out all of the other great Leap Day Giveaways!

Leap Day Giveaway Guidelines:
• Choose something to give away on Leap Day. Keep it simple. You can make something, give away a bit of your stash, offer a service, buy your favorite gadget to give away or offer something completely non-crafty. Your blog, you choose.
• To participate in the blog hop, your giveaway must start and end on Leap Day {February 29, 2012} in your time zone. You can open it at 10:00 am and close it at 10:00 pm, or go midnight to midnight, or anything in between. Your blog, your rules.
• Your giveaway winner does not have to be announced on Leap Day, but should be notified within a reasonable amount of time.
• Post your giveaway and then link up here. Please remember to link to your specific post {instructions here}. Please also include the Leap Day Giveaway button {code found below} somewhere in your giveaway post.

• The linky will open at noon MST on February 28th and close at 10:00 am MST on March 1st, to allow for people in different time zones to participate.
• If you want to include the linky tool on your giveaway post then others can link up from your blog and it will automatically update in every location the linky is posted. The code is available here or under the linky below. If you choose to add the linky to your post, you MUST include the above rules so that it is fair play for all.
• Consider changing your comment settings to the pop-up window option for faster and easier commenting for all the visitors who'll be stopping by your blog. Instructions can be found here.

71 comments:

Janet said...

I would LOVE to win this prize as I have a request for an apron for a little girl. Thanks for a chance. Oh and I'm sorry I couldn't figure out how to include the Linky in my post....

Samantha said...

Awesome! My daughter was just saying the other day that she needs an apron. :)

Linda Coleman said...

what a great prize to give in your giveaway.

Irina said...

Oh it's adorable! I'd love an apron like that for my wee girl. I'm just after making one but not as nice...

Pat V. said...

I love your fabric choices! Thanks for offering such a wonderful prize.

Ann Marie @ 16 Muddy Feet said...

What an adorable apron! Your Blog Hop is Leapin!

strandkorbtraum said...

Uhoh that's a lovely apron, now I need to find some size charts, just in case. Always be prepared.
Thanks for organising the give-away I would have loved to join, but most of my belongings are still in storage. But there will be others, and the next leap day is only 4 years away...

B Greene said...

What an adorable apron! I would be thrilled to win such a great prize. Thanks for organizing this wonderful Blog Hop - it has already been great fun and I have found lots of new sites to explore!

Ullhärvan said...

I really need a new apron!

Mhairi said...

My little girl loves to help me in the kitchen and while I could make her an apron these are SO cute and I would love to get one for her.
This is so much fun - I am loving the Leap Day blog hop.

Njeri said...

Thanks for the chance to own a lovely apron. Happy Leap Day.

Martha said...

Love this apron...and I am the first to comment. Thanks for being so generous.

Sadie said...

Hi there :-) I hopped on over as part of the blog hop :-)
Your aprons are adorable, please count me in. Fingers crossed!

Angie said...

ooooo, if I win, then I would have TWO! ;)

Cheryl said...

Love the blog hop!

Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

I LOVE aprons....please pick me :)

Sue Daurio said...

I LOVE that apron, so cute :) Thanks for the chance to win

Jan said...

Where does a non blogger enter? If this is it I can't believe I'm #1. Love the apron! I love retro.

Teri said...

Who wouldn't want a nice unstained apron to wear. Glad to see so many participating in the blog hop

Dee said...

You just made my Leap Day:) - Very cute apron. Thank you for hosting.

Richard Healey said...

Yea Becca still needs a apron.

Richard Healey

Gill said...

Great giveaway!
I would love to win one of your aprons!

Rachel said...

Oh, they look amazing (and I LOVE aprons...LOL) Thanks so much for the opportunity!!

Kathy H said...

That apron is so cute. We always use aprons here when we bake and we have lots of adult size ones but now that my kids have grown, i don't have any kid size ones. Thanks for the chance for a new apron.

momssewingroom said...

Thanks for hosting this. What a great idea.

P. said...

I have always admired your aprons!

What a great response to your blog hop leap day linky party, E.! I'm really glad I decided to play. Thanks for the opportunity to enjoy this day in a fun way!

Hilachas said...

I like that apron. I'd love to win your giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity.

Connie said...

How neat! I would love to win your apron, thanks for the great giveaway!

Rhonda G said...

Cute aprons. Thanks for the opp. to enter.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Love the apron. I use one every time I cook. And thanks so much for hosting the Leap Day Giveaway day :-)

DeAnna S. said...

How wonderful. I would love to win. It's very pretty. Thanks for all your hard work in getting this together.

Quilt n Queen said...

Thank you, Elizabeth, for hosting the Leap Blog Hop. I luv aprons and would luv to win...the fabrics are perfect!! I'm a new follower....come for a visit and enter my giveaway... Happy Leap Day...(o:

JazznJenna said...

I don't think I could ever have too many aprons, right? This one is super cute, and would be enjoyed by all the females in my house!

Thanks for helping me become a little more blog-wise today!

Lisa Cox said...

How adorable! I keep meaning to make myself an apron but never seem to be motivated to do it. Thanks for the chance to win one!

Christa said...

This blog hop thing is fun. What cute aprons!

Gwen said...

What a cute apron! Love it! It would be perfect for my kitchen as I have the "country farmhouse" theme going! :-) Thank you for the chance to win!

Margaret said...

I would love to win. Thanks for the give away.

thegoose said...

What a sweet giveaway! Love the apron.

Missy Shay said...

I love aprons, especially vintage ones! I love that material, I a new follower also.
missysaprons@yahoo.com

Michelle Olsen said...

I'm so glad you hosted this blog hop. It gave me the opportunity to find your blog, and I spent quite a while last night looking at all your 2010 & 2011 finishes, and you are so seriously amazing! Your aprons are adorable (so glad to get the chance to win one!), your quilts look perfect, and you sew clothes, journal covers, and more. Wow!

Quilting "b" said...

My Daughter has been asking me for an Apron but I have been so busy with other projects I haven't had time. This would be perfect. Thank you

Bonnie said...

What a cute apron. My daughter-in-law has been wanting one. Thanks for the chance to win.

Amy Lovell said...

I'm loving all of these giveaways, such cute aprons you make. I wouldn't mind one of those hanging in my kitchen! :)

Needled Mom said...

Very cute apron! I have some granddaughters who would LOVE it.

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Love the aprons! Count me in please.

Chiska said...

What a great give-away! Thanks for the chance.

Cassandra said...

I'm a homemaker and I actually don't have an apron. lol. Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

elizabeth said...

What a fun giveaway and a wonderful blog hop party : ) Thanks for being the hostess with the mostess!

Polka Dot Classic said...

Totally would Love a apron form U :)
Thank you for the chance and for the linking party
Having alot of fun !
Marta

Beth said...

Fun prize! Thanks for organizing the giveaway day!
beth(dot)sebastian(at)gmail(dot)com

Carla G said...

Very cute apron! Thanks for a chance to win! :)

Pippa Parsons said...

Id like a child medium if I win, my daughter would love it

Leah said...

That is a great apron, love the ric rac.

Quiltsmiles said...

Oh I'm lucky 57! Lovely giveaway and thank you for organizing this fun even in blogland. Thanks for the chance at your generous giveaway. Jane

Lisa said...

would love to have one of your beautiful aprons. this was such a good idea thank you for putting it all together. i have had fun all day.

#45 www.intheboondocks.blogspot.com

Anita said...

What a lovely giveaway! Thanks for a chance to win!

Becky said...

Thank you for organizing this wonderful blog hop!

Rae said...

Great giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity. I would love to win an apron!
raybanfandango(at)hotmail(dot)com

BeccaCooks said...

I love that apron is is so pretty.

Rebecca healey

~ Julie ~ said...

What a darling apron! Thanks for the fun blog hop on a silly day! I, too, messed up on linking, etc., but I'm glad to be part of it all! Thanks for the opportunity to win this apron!

Shawn Schumacher said...

Thanks for the great giveaway.

My address:
phishstephenson(at)yahoo(dot)com

Cute aprons!

Sallie said...

Cute giveaway! Thanks for organizing the Leap Day giveaway blog hop!

Jennifer Gail said...

I love it. Thanks

mahoo said...

What a sweet apron. Thanks for the chance to win and the fun blog hop. I've found lots of new sites to visit.

Deb said...

I would love an apron, and I appreciate this Leap Day giveaway!
debgiro at wildblue dot net

Judi said...

LOVE this!! Who couldn't use another apron? I seem to be collecting them :)

PJ said...

Very cute aprons. I could use a new one too! Thanks for the chance to win.

arlette said...

Oh please... enter me in the drawing, I'm an apron lover and I'd be thrilled to win, thank you for the chance :)

Lee said...

Your aprons are lovely! thanks for starting the leap day hop!

Nancy R. said...

I love the apron!
Nancy R.
nrowe0203@yahoo.com

Cherise said...

I absolutely love the apron and the fabric you will be using!!! Thanks so much for a great giveaway! I hope I win! Happy Day! :)