Thank Yous All Around

My mailbox has been making me oh so happy this week. It’s like Christmas has come a bit early here at my place!  I have recently won a couple of giveaways and just generally experienced the generosity of this crafting bloggy world.  You are all so nice and so giving!!

I’ll start with a beautiful bit of fabric that I won over at Bee Square Fabric.  I love how lively this wonderful Garden Pop is! Thank you Diane!!

Pop Garden

The other day, I had a bit of an email back and forth with Elizabeth from Oh, Fransson! about our absolute adoration of Erin Michaels, new line Lush (have you SEEN it?!? If not – seriously, check it out), which led to my mentioning that I also love her first line, Uptown.  Elizabeth then offered to send me some scraps of the line.  Yes, please!! Thank you Elizabeth! Oh my goodness just take a peek:


Some if this is pretty certain to end up in the aqua & red mini quilt I’m going to make for Katie!

Next up, something I’ve been wanting for a while! I won a Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Sample Card from True Up.   I’m certain to reference it endlessly and I’m so happy to now be able to order solids online.  I often need to SEE solids to match them to various patterned fabrics, so it’s a thrill to have this. Thank you Kim!

Kona Card

And last, but certainly ANYTHING BUT least, I won a giveaway from Dallas over at For The Journey.  Would you please feast your eyes on this amazingly generous quantity of vintage sheets?!?

Vintage Sheets

Thank you Dallas!! I am in love with so many of them and I just can’t wait to tackle making them into a beautiful quilt. I’m going to love the challenge of mixing and matching all of these in with new fabrics as well. What fun!! Here’s a few of my favorites:

Vintage Sheets Detail

Now I need to really get cracking on a number of Christmas gifts… I just finished up on a freelance job so I’m beyond excited to now have lots of time to sew sew sew and tend to this here little blog.

Hope that you are all starting to feel the holiday spirit. I certainly am! With a community as generous as all of you, how could I not?!?

15 Responses to “Thank Yous All Around”

  1. Cate December 12, 2008 at 3:02 pm #

    Lucky girl!

  2. Ashley December 12, 2008 at 4:05 pm #

    How fun, what a great week! Looks like my dream come true – boxes of fabric arriving at my door! I told everyone that’s what I wanted for my birthday… though no luck so far! :) They must already think I have enough! I look forward to seeing how you use all that wonderful fabric!

  3. philistinemade December 12, 2008 at 4:40 pm #

    hello, mother lode. :-)

  4. jacquie December 12, 2008 at 5:54 pm #

    no lack of inspiration here. i love lush too. maybe santa will bring me some.

  5. Amy @ parkcitygirl December 12, 2008 at 9:22 pm #

    What a great mail week! I always love when there’s a little something extra in there. Lucky winner you :)

  6. Andi December 13, 2008 at 12:09 am #

    Lucky girl!!!

  7. Tina December 13, 2008 at 8:07 am #

    Holy crap, that’s a lot of fun and beautiful stuff! What will you do with all those sheets??

  8. Harper December 13, 2008 at 9:42 am #

    I just stumbled across your blog and WHAT A FIND! I absolutely love the aqua and red. Can’t wait to see your mini-quilt. The combination of fabrics you have are stunning.

  9. Carrie December 13, 2008 at 10:21 am #

    Lucky you! What a fun mailbox week. I love Lush, and just got an order from Pink Chalk. I heard it is in limited supply, so I ordered despite my “no new fabric until 2009″ guideline.

  10. Dallas December 13, 2008 at 10:37 am #

    Yay, I’m glad you like the sheets. I kept some of the same fabrics for myself and I am really looking forward to making a quilt, or two with them. I look forward to seeing what you do with them too.

  11. Janice Kuntz December 13, 2008 at 5:54 pm #

    Uptown? Seriously? That alone would make my entire universe. My absolute favorite line EVER, I think. I wish so badly some were still available to order online or that it would be reprinted!!

  12. Janis December 14, 2008 at 6:35 am #

    You have such great ideas, I’m anxious to see what you do with the vintage sheets. The fabrics are all gorgeous too.

  13. amandajean December 14, 2008 at 11:59 am #

    what a bunch of great prizes and gifts!!! lucky lucky you! enjoy your sewing time. :)

  14. vanessa December 14, 2008 at 10:25 pm #

    wow, those fabrics are beautiful! how much fun!

  15. katie pedersen December 28, 2008 at 6:13 am #

    Wow, what a week.

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