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Sunday, January 16, 2011

I Won!

My secret little addiction is reading blogs! I hop from one to another each and every morning as I am drinking my coffee... and, sometimes again in the evening to relax and daydream. I have, and I am sure you have too, entered quite a few contests and giveaways often offered on some blogs. Well, I just happened upon Kansas Troubles Quilters blog last weekend... and entered a giveaway Lynne was having... and much to my surprise and delight, Lynne drew my name as the winner Monday morning! :-)

The prize was a good sized tin from Moda that was designed to look like a well traveled suitcase! All of the "travel labels" displaying quilt designers, and fabric designers... caught my eye right away! It really is such great piece! It will be displayed among my other addiction which is collecting sewing themed tins! ;-) Lynne also added some goodies to the inside of the tin like a ceramic pie bird, a wire egg basket, some note cards, a sewing themed note pad and some Ragspun Quilting embellishments! Thank you so much Lynne!

I have been working on some projects that I hope to share pictures of soon. The one I just finished today is for a Winter Cheer Swap that is going on within our online group "An American Primitive Gathering" (USAPRIM on eBay). Once the recipient receives her gift, I can share a picture of that... until then, I will try and share some pictures of the other small stitcheries I have been working on...

Have a warm and wonderful weekend!

11 comments:

  1. LOL! So the secret addition is out in the open??? Coffee and blog reading, first thing in the morning! Aaaah, I love the feeling! Maybe we should start a support group of Obsessive Blog Readers. But will we allow 'anonymous'??? hehehe!

    Your winning travel tin is so cool! What a nice prize.
    Can't wait to see what you're working on.

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  2. Hi Sharon! I love to blog-hop too. It's so nice to see what others with similar interests are creating. Can't wait to see your finished needlework projects! Love your prizes!

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  3. woohoo - what a win- Congrats! So much fun! Can't wait to see what you are creating!

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  4. Congrats Sharon!! What nice prizes!!

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  5. wow, what an awesome prize :) :)!! Congrat's on winning!!
    I can't wait to see what you have created for your secret pal and all the other stitcheries....

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  6. Wow you lucky gal!
    I enter those giveaways all the time and never win! BTW.... Skippy really wants to see his shelf all hung up and decorated!....Please..
    Tisha and the Skippy

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  7. Sharon ~
    Congrats on your give~away win.
    I will admit I am addicted to blogs, too. Perhaps they will come up with a 10-step program for us :)
    Hugs!
    Lauren

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  8. That is the cutest little case. Congrats! Coffee and blogs go so well together. Its an addiction, for sure!

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  9. CONGRATULATIONS SHARON...I have won a couple times on give-aways....and it is always a happy surprise! That is why I love blogland so much...the comaraderie and friendships that form. Like ours...XO, Judy

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