Monday, July 27, 2009

Giveaway!

Giveaway?

So, since I've been so busy WEEDING my garden...

Making food requests for my girl...

And buying way to much fabric....



I figure this is a great time to Giveaway the bag I made!

But you have to answer this question:

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am __________________.

(keep it clean please! But make me laugh, and maybe you'll win!)


Follow me and give your self another comment.
blog it, add another...
(you can use the image of the bag on your blog)

A second prize of strings scraps to play with will be given too.

so comment away!

Good Luck!

Ends Saturday August 1st, 9 am.

108 comments:

Cheryl Arkison said...

That's your garden? But your profile says you live in NYC?

If I am not sewing, I am reading (in my dreams)
In real life I'm cooking, cleaning, shopping, working, painting, bathing, wiping butts...

Rachel said...

Oh, and I am already a follower. Of course.

I will blog about your lovely giveaway... and I'll be back!

Rachel said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing I am... writing a novel as I sit in a cafe in Paris. sigh. I only dream good things!

Sarah said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing I am... buying more fabric of course!!! Have you seen my latest stash? I'm absoluting in love with fabric at the moment.

Andi said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I am .... still sewing.
Sorry can't help myself.
Andi :-)
PS Your garden looks wonderful.

Sarah C said...

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am trying to find a way to bring my new fabric stashes into the house. you see i hide them in my car...in various places....until the coast is clear and i can bring them in. then i have to find room in our room to store the fabric. you see it is very complicated since I store the majority of my fabric in our closet...which my husband uses everyday. so I have to move the old fabric to the front and the new fabric to the back and i cant change things too much on his side or he will say something. so yes, i dream about how to bring my new fabric finds into the house...sad but true.

Jackie said...

What a wonderful garden! Oh to have one like that!

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I am fighting my way to get to my sewing machine/studio. Nothing can keep me from sewing, not even a dream.

stitchinpenny said...

In my dreams, if not sewing, I would be hiking in a national park, I have visited just a few and there are so many. My favorite hike was the one in Glacier National Park that left from the visitor center at the Continental Divide and I think that I would like to go back.

True Blue Nana said...

In my dreams if I am not sewing I am cleaning my house because I sure don't do it when I am awake! Sewing is so much more fun that cleaning this old nasty house!

free indeed said...

In my dreams, if I'm not sewing... I'm chasing stupid cows! We have a few animals 16 cows and then some chickens...seems my subconcious fear is loose cows. In reality I have had to chase down a few...living on a highway, I have a constant dread of them causing an accident and killing someone. So much for waking refreshed and ready for a new day....I'm stressed and tired out!

free indeed said...

I just became a new follower. I read your blog quite often, just have never officially made that known.

foodmathquilts said...

In my dreams, when I am not sewing I am trying to convince teenagers to behave while learning math (for some reason its always math).

I do follow your blog on google reader, but despite my named blog, I haven't written anything yet.

Chris@Cats On My Quilts said...

In my dreams if I am not sewing I am someplace warm in winter. Can you tell I'm not looking forward to winter already? Since we have hardly had a summer this year winter seems to be looming on the horizon.

I'm already a follower and I will blog about this great giveaway.

Anne said...

In my dreams, if I'm not sewing, I'm living in an immaculate house with a yard that is mown and doesn't need weed-eating (yuck!),and I'm done with my daily exercise by 7 AM! Since we're allowed to dream, I'd dream about winning the string scraps since I want to make a string quilt!

Natalie said...

Oh and I recently become a follower. ;)

Natalie said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I am buying fabric. Lots and lots of fabric. With someone elses money. While driving cross country. To visit quilt shops in every state. I've always wanted to make a quilt with fabric purchased in every state.

Natalie said...

Oh and I posted on my blog too! http://polishquilter.blogspot.com/2009/07/bumble-beans-giveaway.html

synnove75 said...

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am... running a quilt-shop! But I'm afraid I wouldent sell any fabric, I would keep it just for me:)
I just became a follower, love your blog!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Okay, I am now a follower ;-)

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

In my dreams.......... I have a maid, and I have a long arm (so I can quilt) and I own a quilt shop (so I have endless access to fabric). Other then that, I don't ask for much, in my dreams :-)

Tricia said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I'd be running a bed and breakfast complete with chef and maid, with a craft store downstairs, have 3 kids (2 boys and 1 girl), 2 dogs, end world hunger and war. I am dreaming right?!?

Tricia said...

I'm a follower now too!

Mimi said...

Ahhh, when I'm not sewing, I am jet setting around the world with handsome young men at my feet. They are all scampering for my attention!! I'm pampered with the best. As I lounge in my private quarters, grapes are peeled and fed to me by these "hunks". Baubles, expensive fabrics and other treasures are brought to me for my perusal...

(Yes, it's a fantasy world, isn't it!! If I'm going to do a fairy tale, I'm going to do it right!)

I'm a follower, have been for some time.

Have a great day. Nice garden, darling child.

Hugs

carmel said...

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am having a baby!!!!
{tomorrow i'll be starting the last month of pregnancy. and i all ready had enough...}
:-}

carmel said...

and i blogged about it 2
thank you!!!!!!!!

allsewnup said...

In my dreams, if I'm not sewing, I'd be travelling, shopping for fabric and thinking about what to sew next.
I'm already a follower...now I'm off to blog about this.
Thanks V
Carolyn*

carmel said...

and i am a follower and thanks for the giveaway!

Fiesta said...

I am gardening.
I make my dreams come true. I do this in real life. Love, love your garden.

Patty said...

If I'm sewing I'm stuck cleaning the house or cooking.........take me away

Patty said...

I have posted your giveaway on my blog

Patty said...

I am a follower

krousegirl said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I'm creating a wonderful new fabric line. I am in love with fabric and can't stop thinking (and dreaming) about it...would love to create my own line of fabrics!
Thanks for the chance at your lovely bag and strings!
Jenny
Krousegirl2 at aol dot com

carolyn said...

In my dreams if I'm not sewing, I'm designing the biggest quilt going up the side of the Empire State Building, No the Chrysler building, and worrying about all the platforms I need to build and how I'm going to get my sewing machine up the side, always designing in my dreams, always. Not sewing just designing.

Michele said...

...sitting on the beach drinking a strawberry daiquiri.

linda Schiffer said...

if I"m not sewing ... I'm quilting while I sit on a verandah in Rivendell (a la the recent Lord of the Rings movies). Beautiful art, fresh air and leaves for the spirit, a needle and thread for the heart. Happy sighes!!

:) Linda

PS Love what you do with this focus fabric!

Anonymous said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I am designing a custom walk in closet for all my fabric! Lovely little pull out drawers for the smallest of scraps, lots of shelves...best lighting and if Im really sound asleep, a nice big design wall!
Thanks for the chance!
Brina
blrohloff at aol dot com

Michele said...

In my dreams, if I'm not sewing, I'm watching a team of qualified maids clean and organize my home from top to bottom amazed at their talent and attention to detail! LOL! I dream big!

Cyndi said...

In my dreams, if I'm not sewing, I'm cooking all the fabulous recipes I find on the blogs of of some wonderful cooks.

Erzebat said...

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am __________________. chasing tom selleck, sam elliot and john travolta, begging them to let me measure their inseams.....
(mauh) Liz

Dinah said...

Hello,
In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I am thinking of new quilts to make!
I love the bag! Since I never win anything, I would like to know where to get the pattern!
Thank you, Dinah

Phyllis said...

Hi, in my dreams if I'm not sewing I'm definitely gardening or designing a project. I actually do that instead of count sheep if I can't sleep :)

That bag is so cute; never seen one designed like that. I'd sure like having it to call my own!!

Julia said...

In my dreams if I'm not sewing I'm playing with my grandbabies.

Tonya said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I'm "dreaming of sewing".

Barbara York said...

In my dreams if I am not sewing I am busy with my Traveling House on wheels touring the country and every quilt shop in every town I visit. Of course while in the quilt shops I most difinately must buy more fabric because there is never enough. Love the bag and your blog is great to. I came by way of the Quilting Daze site. I will become a follower and post the bag on my blog.

amandajean said...

in my dreams, when i am not quilting, i am sleeping! i am one tired mama. and when i finally get to bed at night, i don't sleep much. ugh.

Kaye said...

In my dreams, when I am not quilting, I'm on the beach in Hawaii, with a cool tropical drink in my hand, learning to do the hula! In a grass skirt of course, with a red hibiscus behind my ear.

Kaye said...

I am now a follower, Happy Quilting

Janet said...

In my dreams, when I am not sewing, I'm on a 120 day cruise, visiting all the exotic ports of the world. but I'd sneak my machine onboard too.

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am swimming of our pontoon in my lake with my husband.

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Of course....I'm a follower!!

Renee G said...

In my dreams, if I'm not sewing, I am collecting awards for my prize winning quilts.
rsgrandinetti@yahoo.com

Cherry Possum said...

In my dreams if I'm not sewing I'm sitting on a Balinese beach, drinking a Pina Colada, having a massage chillin' out! (Hopefully I'll be doing all three in a few weeks!

Cherry Possum said...

I'm now a follower!

Bobbie Bentneedle said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I'm prepping blocks for stitchery or applique. Hey - it's my dream, right? That's a gorgeous bag - but STRINGS??? That's what I'm dreaming of stitching!!!!

Quiltmoose - Dagmar said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I am travelling around in the States visiting all those American Quilt Shops along the way and at each stop my husband would encourage me to stay a little longer and buy some more fabrics! (Well that truly is a dream!!!!)

I'd LOVE to win that beautiful bag of yours and of course I am a follower of your great blog!

Dagmar

Dianne said...

I'm now a follower!

Dianne said...

In my dreams, if I'm not quilting, I'm watching someone else weed my garden :) I would love to have someone come do all my yucky chores for me!

linda said...

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am buying the winning super lotto ticket, so I can buy each of my children a house, so I can have a sewing machine in every room in mine!

linda said...

I'm already a follower!

MichelleB said...

And of COURSE I already follow you.

MichelleB said...

In my dreams, if I'm not sewing, I'm knitting, or reading. Which I guess I do in real life. So maybe knitting or sewing on a cruise ship, or a tropical beach, with an exotic drink sitting next to me.

Regena@QuiltnQuiltthings said...

If I'm not sewing I'm enjoying the day with my son.
Hope you have a great day. :o}
Regena

Vesuviusmama said...

OK, this better not get back to my family because they will think I am trying to escape them and I am not...

In my dreams, when I am not sewing, I am designing a little 2-room cottage just for me. A great two-sided fireplace separates the kitchen/living/dining room from the bedroom. It is a small place that is easy to keep clean and organized with built-in just about everything. There is a front porch with rockers and a balcony off my bedroom in the back that looks out over a little pond and my abundant bug- and weed-free garden. My cat and dog are best buddies, don't shed, and follow me everywhere. Down the lane, closer to the main road, is a quaint old log cabin, rustic but updated, where my twin sister and I run our cottage business. She is a knitter, and I am a quilter, and we have a joint studio and a showroom where we sell our creations, mostly stuff for tots - sweaters, quilts, hats, booties, etc. Life is great. Somehow all the cleaning gets done without me, and the bills get paid without me, and the groceries get bought without me. It is a dream, after all...

Vesuviusmama said...

It's official, I'm a follower :)

Martha said...

Thanks for having a giveaway! In my dreams if I'm not sewing, I'm knitting. Uh..but that's the reality.
mtower@bellsouth.net

Annie said...

Adore the bag! Thanks for having it in a giveaway. In my dreams, if I'm not sewing or knitting, I'm starring in a famous play in the West End of London to sold out shows.

upstateLisa said...

Nice garden! I am not sure our garden will bear so much fruit! Upstate has a loooooot of rain this year! like today!

Okay, so when I am not sewing, I am dreaming ....about sewing??? HA!
or driving my kids around town.... or ...

Kelly O. said...

In my dreams if I am not sewing, I am EATING!
I wish it only happened in my dreams but sadly I eat all day and then dream about it at night.

I think the only thing that really keeps the serious weight off is sewing because I don't break to eat.
It's like a fabric diet :)

thanks for stopping by my blog,
I've snooped around yours and it's awesome! your work is stunning!

Kelly O. said...

I am now a follower--you leave me no choice--your blog is too inspiring not to read regularly

Anonymous said...

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am knitting. No, really, I truly love to craft and have since I was very young. Your bag is priceless and just lovely.

Angie H
maddymaze@earthlink.net

Julie in WA said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I am watching HGTV
in an air conditioned room
in a hotel with room service
and no husband or daughter to interrupt me
and an unlimited supply of dark chocolate.

Truly a dream, for I have
no cable,
no air conditioning,
and I am on Weight Watchers, so definitely no chocolate.

Bummer.

Angie said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I am sleeping.

Barbara Myltschenko said...

I am writing a novel!

JRZ Jenn said...

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am designing some new patterns to use in my quilts, or caring for my (almost walking) 7 month old who runs me ragged.

I absolutely love your garden - I have to weed mine, but it's been rainy everytime I get a chance to start to weed (when DH is home to watch the baby). Yours looks amazing!

By the way, I'm following you and I'm linking to your blog on mine. Awesome blog - I love it!

kz said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I am chasing my almost two-year old around the house as he destroys it and then I head out to the garden.

Great Blog and I am following you

KQ Sue said...

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am: Thin & thirty running thru a park preparing for my next 5K.
OK, that was a hallucination; I flunked PE! Only running I have ever done was after my boys 30 years ago when they were toddlers.

dee said...

In my dreams I have a lovely studio to work in. Since James is getting married next year I have plans to make the dream come true...I just have to fight Roger for it since he collects toy trains and sees the room as his perfect place for a Lionel train layout. I'm working out and I think I can take him!
I'll mention this on the blog later.

Doris said...

...I'm sitting on a beach in an Adirondack chair (with footrest, of course) being served claorie free "girlie" umbrella drinks by a cabana boy, played by Johnny Depp, of course. He's VERY attentive. ;->

Michaela said...

In my dreams if I am not sewing, I do really dream about sewing,or I am designing. And of all fails I am sound asleep. :)
I am follower already.

Cathi said...

I'm walking on a beach somewhere...

Dionne said...

In my dreams, if I'm not sewing I'm dancing along the light of day, dipping my toes in emerald ponds and tasting the edge of the atmosphere, while listening to the magical sound of my children laughing.
Or maybe, if it's been a long day, I'm dreaming of taking a nap on a sunny shore with sand between my toes, and children playing nearby.
Cheers,
Dionne
ps - also a follower!

WoolenSails said...

Paddling my kayak on a long river in the wilderness.

Debbie

Gari said...

If I'm not sewing I would like to be at the beach, lying in the sand, under an umbrella, reading. Please note, housework was nnot mentiioned in this comment.

Susan said...

In my dreams, if I'm not sewing, I've met a wonderful, extrememly rich man, who greatly admires my quilting skills and abilities, so he goes and buys everything I could want and sets me up in the most beautiful house, with the largest and most organized quilting room imaginable!!

I have a number of the latest most innovative machines, a long-arm quilting machine and table.

All the fabric, wadding and thread I could want. Add to that all the beads, buttons and other wonderful emblishments we need for all our crafting.

Then all the wool and yarn for knitting and crocheting.

Then to finish off, all the wonderful x-stitch patterns, linen and thread to live a wonderful life as a "hermit" in my mansion, while he goes to work to pay for it all!!!

What Comes Next? said...

if I'm not sewing, I'm dreaming of having my own fabric store/coffee bar/bookshop, and sitting in my big red leather chair, planning what comes next!

What Comes Next? said...

I'm a follower!

What Comes Next? said...

I've blogged about your giveaway
http://round22.blogspot.com/2009/07/giveaways.html

CrochetnQuilt said...

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am a nervous wreck! Oh, wait, that's when I'm awake. Thanks for the giveaway!

Feedsack Fantasy said...

when not sewing, I am busy with charity work. TTFN ~Marydon

Corn said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I am a Broadway Star performing a leading scene with Matt Damon :)

gin said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I am reading.....in reality I am cleaning the kitchen or washing the unending pile of laundry my children seem to generate...sometimes though I think it grows on its on overnight.

Chase said...

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am baking in my 5 stars pastry shop.
I like to dream big, but work hard!

thanks for sharing and I did went back to your old blog. I am always slow on check things out.

Chase
^____^**

Fabric Fanatic said...

In my dreams, if I am not sewing, I'm back at The Quilt Shop in NC with my gurlz...hangin out, laughing, pulling fabric, and basking in the love I felt there. I miss mah gurlz!

Andrea, the little collector said...

I am dreaming about the little farm my sister and I are going to buy someday, dragging our hubbies to rural living and letting the kids run wild, making jam together, raising chickens (me) and goats (her) and maybe even swimming in the canal like we used to at my Grandma's. How's that for a NY-er dream???

Carla said...

In my dreams, If Im not sewing, I am at a high school reunion and making all those bully girls eat their heats out because I'm in the arms of some gorgeous movie star...

It's fun following your blog! :o)

Suze said...

In my dreams,if I am not sewing, I am fondling fabric (or at least dreaming of fabric in some fashion - pun intended)!

Fabric is wonder. It is so inspiring. The feel and texture of different fabrics can be exhilarating!

Amy - Amy's Creative Side said...

I am dreaming of sleeping! It seems I just don't get enough :) Love your bag!!

Jodie B-C said...

Oh...and I follow your blog!!

Jodie B-C said...

I dream of hiking in the hills... aaaah...

sewtakeahike said...

If I am not sewing, I'm reaaaaalllly sick!!! So I'm going to improvise and say in my dreams I'm sewing with the new bernina 830! And have a long arm machine. And my own brick studio with ivy and vintage windows. And an arboretum with birdies that sing good morning while I drink my coffee wearing the dress I made from curtains like in that one movie I cannot remember the name of! (oh, I remember, it's Enchanted!)

Kit Lang said...

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am one of the dancing hippopotamai in "Fantasia". No really! (Or sometimes a dancing chicken. True story!)

Am really enjoying your blog!

Heather Freund said...

In my dreams, If I am not sewing, I am trying to convince my husband to take up quilting as a hobby, so we can actually SEE each other. Maybe then he would understand my obsession with it :-) To me, this would be a dream! To him, it may be more of a nightmare.....?

h_freund@hotmail.com

Jeane said...

If I'm not sewing I am figuring out how to pay for my fabric I just bought in my dreams. Can't stay away from my favorite hobby.
JEAN

Mystica said...

I posted a comment and it seems to have disappeared. If it appears pls discount it!

If I am not sewing I will be reading. Also figuring how and where to buy fabric!


Mystica

Detta said...

In my dreams if not sewing I'm surfing the net for free BOM patterns. Rosetta

beth said...

in my dreams, if i am not sewing, I am buying the fabric, washing the fabric, ironing the fabric, choosing thread to match the quilt I am GOING to sew when i wake up. I am also choosing the pattern, talking to my friends about quilting, and getting my sewing machine TUNED UP!

beth said...

i will follow you...just found you today. :)

beth said...

oops! i got the date wrong in my excitement...sorry about that. :)

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