Saturday, January 19, 2013

The Big Four-Oh Giveaway: Winner's Roll-Call

Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. –Edwin Hubbel Chapin

I would like to thank everyone who entered my giveaways this past week-and-a-half. Thank you for the birthday wishes as well. I spent the day simply and it was just what I needed; a quiet day at home spent with the people I love and doing what I love. For those of you who are dreading 40, you don't need to worry. I feel the same as I did at 39 and 33 and 27 and 18, except perhaps, I am a little wiser.

And now it is time to reveal the winners. This part always kills me because I only have four prizes to give to four winners and I'm rooting for all of you. I wish I had a little something for everyone, but that's not the way it goes. I had the No-So-Little Bugs help me with the random draw. Based on the number of entrants for each giveaway, I gave them a range of numbers and let them pick one. I didn't tell them which giveaway they were doing or coach them in any way to pick the winners. It was completely fair and absolutely random.

• Quilter's Care Package Winner:
Drawn by LadyBug

Congratulations to
:partytime: Shay :partytime:
at Quilting In My Pyjamas

who said: Happy Blogiversary E! I always enjoy reading your posts.

And as for your actual birthday...shouldn't we be giving you presents instead of vice-versa? I hope you have a wonderful birthday no matter how you decide to celebrate. My 40th is a little hazy because it was a number of years ago.

My favourite sewing tool are my flower head extra long pins. Did you know you can usually sew right over those suckers with no side effects? Note I said “usually.”

Chocolate Sundae Batiks Fat Quarter Bundle Winner:
Drawn by Grasshopper

Congratulations to
:partytime: Hafza :partytime:
at Hook 'n Needle Creations

who said: My favorite colors combination are red, pink, brown and yellow!

Special thanks to The Fat Quarter Shop for sponsoring this giveaway.

Indie Fat Quarter Bundle Winner:
Drawn by LadyBug

Congratulations to
:partytime: Richard :partytime:
at Richard and Tanya Quilts

who said: My wife has bought the full Ticklish line and Twirl and Amelia all from the Me and My Sisters collection. I did not buy the full line but almost the full line of Architectural and Reunion. But mostly I just buy random fabrics that interest me. I am all over the place but I do love when I can make a quilt out of a full line of fabrics.

• Stitchy Kit Winner:
Drawn by Grasshopper

Congratulations to
:partytime: Martina :partytime:
at Sunshine Quilting

who said: How lovely! The kit looks just great! Happy birthday to you! Be very much blessed and enjoy your day.

I remember my birthday as a child. My favourite cake always was the Black Forest cake. It has a lot of whipping cream and cherries in it. So on my 10th birthday we went on a little hike into to forest and had the birthday celebration there. And my mom just brought this cake in her backbag with it. Wow, I don't know how she managed to do this but this was such a sign of love for me which I never forget.

Thank you again to everyone who entered and to my sponsor, The Fat Quarter Shop. The winners have been notified by e-mail and prizes will be mailed out shortly.


Paulette said...

Congratulations to all the winners! And thanks for having such fun and generous giveaways the week of your birthday!

Shay said...


Thank you so much E !

Im completely thrilled ...and dumb struck that I'm one of the lucky winners!

Christine M said...

Congratulations to the winners. So glad you had a lovely birthday Elizabeth. Like you, I felt the same at 40 as other ages but was wiser. I've got the big 50 coming up this year. I can't believe I'm going to be that old!

Richard Healey said...

Thank you for the Great B-Day Giveaway. I did the same thing on mine and my wife's B-days last year after seeing your giveaway. It is always fun to give. Oh and to win. Thanks


Deanna said...

Congratulations one and all. Thank you for sharing your birthday with us.

Bente-I like to QuiltBlog said...

Great giveaway, thank you Elizabeth and congratulations to the lucky winners.
Liebe Grüße