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Saturday, June 5, 2010

Now for the giveaway . . . . .



I have been blogging for almost two years now and can you believe I have never had a giveaway!  I figured it needed to be a big one !!

You know how this works but here are my rules . . . . .

For entry number 1
     Post a comment on this post ONLY

For entry number 2
     Become a follower on THIS blog.  If you are a quilter, follow my other blog and want to take your name off the other one and just follow this one.....go ahead.....you won't hurt my feelings.

For entry number 3
     Post about it on your blog.

For entry number 4
     Right click on this picture, save it to your hard drive and put it on your sidebar.


Now for the prizes !!  Since there are 4 chances for you to enter, there should be 4 prizes, right?

First is a collection of my own hand-dyed wool.  Eight pieces of fat 16s for a total of 1/2 yard.  If you work with wool applique you know this is a lot.


Next is a collection of Thimbleberries fabric.  The faux applique panel is on the back of the chair.  There are 15 of those blocks.  Along with the panel is 4-1/2 yards of coordinating fabric.  Several yard and half-yard pieces.


Also is a kit from Benartex and a large spool of piecing thread . . . . .


And finally one of my handmade tote bags that is so versatile, it's ridiculous.  The perfect size for carrying a book, a hand work project or even lunch!


So there you have it. Four chances to enter and four prizes to win. 

Yes, international comments are welcome! 

And to make it even more fun, I will have the first name I draw pick their prize.  The second name will pick from the remaining three and so on.

The deadline will be Monday, June 14th at 6:00 pm

Good luck and don't forget to tell your friends!!

Blessings, Cathi

193 comments:

Darlene said...

A new blog and a giveaway - woohoo! Two years!?!?!?!?!? that's awesome, Cathi.

Laura said...

Congrats on two years of blogging! Thanks for the great giveaway!

Kelly@ Charming Chatter said...

This is so exciting - love your new blog!!! And, a great giveaway - to start you off with a bang! Congats Cathi!

paulette said...

Hi Cathi!
Wow!! A new blog...now are you going to write two blogs? Or will you close the old one and just do the new one? Love your give away!! Take care have a great weekend!!
Paulette

Mary @ Neat and Tidy said...

Yeah! I'm the first to follow. Cathy, I love all the stuff you do. I am sure this blog will be wonderful!

Brenda said...

I am now following this blog too. Can't wait to see and read all the quilting things you have to share.
bveinotte@juno.com

Brenda said...

I love all the prizes. Thanks for being so generous.
bveinotte@juno.com

sunny said...

I'll be following along on your new venture. You have a great list of prizes!

Teresa said...

Wow Cathi...I have enough trouble keeping my one blog current. I enjoy reading about your decorating in your house and your gardens, so I will just have to follow all three. Great giveaway your are having and I will post about it on my blog too, although you have a greater followership than I do already. Good luck!

Mary Burn said...

Congratulations, Cathi. I love reading your blog and am impressed with all you do. Please include me in your giveaway. See you next week.

Quilt Hollow said...

Hey...what about Rudy Day blog? Hee!

OK...I've checked all the requirements. My number one choice if I'm lucky enough (lottery ticket here!!) to be pulled first....WOOL!

Enjoy the week!

Leann said...

Hi Cathi

Wow, that's some giveaway my friend. I'll post and add to my side bar - hopefully you'll get a lot of new followers and traffic.

Enjoy the weekend!
Leann

Red Geranium Cottage said...

Love the new look and name. That quilt is awesome on your banner.
LOVE that wool. I'd love to be entered in your drawing. Thanks Cathi!

onlymehere said...

I probably shouldn't tell you since it will lessen my chances but Mary at Quilt Hollow wants the wool, lol!! I also just became a follower. I've bookmarked you in my favorites and am excited to look over your blog! You do beautiful work.
Cindy

miniaturequilter said...

Very nice giveaway!! Love the hand-dyed wools!! Plaese enter me into your giveaways. Thanks!!

Melody said...

Quilt Hollow wants that wool! :-)

Allison B. said...

Congratulations on your 2 years blogging! What wonderful prizes! Good luck to everyone.

Gran said...

2 years and counting Wow.
I am a follower.
I am begging to win :o)
Looking forward to following your "new" blog.

Anne said...

I don't know if I've been on your blog before, but a giveaway is a perfect time to land on it. Count me in - and I look forward to spending a rainy afternoon catching up on your two years worth of blogging! Congrats!

Diane H said...

Congratulations. I'm now a follower and look forward to it.
Have posted you on my sidebar at
http://sideroadstitcher.blogspot.com/. Thanks for including me in your great giveaway.

Gene Black said...

Ooh nice prizes! count me in!!!

Martina said...

Lovely give away! Thank you so much!

Martina said...

I am looking forward to follow you now!
Be blessed
Martina

Peaceful Piecer said...

congrats on two years of blogging and thanks for the chance to win

Peaceful Piecer said...

I'm a follower

Deb said...

Congratulations on two years of blogging. I'd love to entered into your giveaway. I just found your blog through another blog, but now I'm going to have to follow your other blogs too. I love primitives as well as quilts!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Congrats on your blogiversary! Thanks for entering me in your sweet giveaway.

Jorie said...

Ooooh Congratulations!!

I am eyeing the fabric (allergic to wool, unfortunately!) or the tote!

Completed all four steps, though :) Thanks for the opportunity

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I have signed up to follow your quilting blog :-)

Jeanette said...

I love quilting, so I'll add it to my bloglines and become a follower.

Quilt Rat said...

Wow!!! This is quite the giveaway! Mary at Quilt Hollow sent me....she is a big fan of yours.
I absolutely LOVE those wools, you have created some gorgeous pieces!

Angie said...

I found you through another blog - this is beautiful!!! The wools are beautiful!

andsewon said...

Congrats on 2 yrs and what lovely gifts you have gathered!!Wool Thimbleberries.. Wool Thimbleberries.. I reckon I could let Mary have the wool...;-)Okay I think I have fulfilled all requirements!
Good luck to me!!
Hugs,
Lola

JenniferSylvie said...

I'd like to be entered for the giveaway please, lovely stuff.

Barb said...

The Thimbleberries fabric...is my choice. What a wonderful giveaway, truly wonerful. ...and sew on sent me....

Michelle Lovatt said...

Thanks for the give away. I love your wool. Congrats on two years.

Michelle Lovatt said...

I'm a follower of both blogs now.

Barb said...

I posted about your giveaway....I just love Thimbleberries. Just look on my left sidebar.

congrats as well...on your two years.

Barb said...

Now a follower!! Thanks again.

Linda said...

Looking forward to double the fun with two blogs! Wool...Thimbleberries...great giveaway! Count me in!

quilterfaye said...

Congratulations on your 2 years WOW! Just found you thru Barbs creations. Sorry no blog of my ownbut will certainly tell friends who enjoy my quilts and love rughooking .they would love the wool! thanks for the great giveaway chance.

quilterfaye said...

Hey Cathi, I've just becoe a follower. Now I'm heading over to check out your other blogs

Linda ★ Parker's Paradise said...

Must be my lucky day--doing catch up after a hectic week. Always glad to see new blogs about things I have an interest in...
Your prizes are delightful and generous!
I am a follower of both blogs now and am posting your giveaway on my sidebar, using your picture, right now! Your bags are gorgeous!
★Linda ★

James said...

Cathi,love your blogging!
Thanks for sharing such a nice Giveaway! Love,Linda

jldouglas@wispwest.net

free indeed said...

Glad I found you! This is a HUGE giveaway! And all the items are wonderful. THanks.

free indeed said...

I just became a follower and since I just found this site, I'm looking forward to what you have in store for us. A giveaway this big is going to spoil us you know :)

Screen Door said...

What generous offering....throw my name in the hat....thanks.

Screen Door said...

I'm a follower ---just did it.

Screen Door said...

Just added your button... Cute, cute, cute....

Country Prims said...

Wow, you are amazing! Another amazing blog to follow and what an amazing giveaway!!

I am sooo excited that you have included us internationals too:))
Fingers and toes are crossed for any of those wins, but I'm so excited for the wools....yummy!!!

I am a follower and going to to see if I can get it on my sidebar,

Thanks again,
Blessings, Shazy x

Doina said...

Great giveaway! Please count me in!

Doina said...

I am a follower.

Doina said...

I put your giveaway on my sidebar.

Magnolia Bay Quilts said...

I'm excited about your new blog -- I'm all about the quilts. And Mary said to tell you "Quilt Hollow wants the wool." :-)

Winona said...

Congrats on 2 years of blogging. I would love to be entered in your drawing. It is a great giveaway. I am also about to become a follower. Winona

Marcia said...

Congratulations on your new blog and two years of blogging. I am new to your site and found it via Quilt Hollow. Thank you for this sweet giveaway. mlwright29 (at) hotmail (dot) com

Jo said...

Wow...two blogs!? That's ambitious. The wool is beautiful...

Dawn said...

I love your blogs, and am now a follower! Congrats on two years, and thanks for the give-away!

Joyce said...

OK, I have fulfilled all of the requirements and now I expect to win the prizes.
Love the new look,
One Loose Thread

Trish said...

Two blogs will keep you very busy!!
Look forward to seeing all your beautiful quilts. Please enter me in your very generous give-away.
Trish www.quilttalesandcattails.com

Vicki said...

Looking forward to reading all that you get up to in here. Lovely lot of prizes too :)

Vicki said...

I have become a follower as I look forward to reading all that you do and create :)

Becky said...

I am a new follower to your blog. Looking forward to getting to know you:)

Michelle said...

Great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!

Lynn said...

What a generous give-away! Thanks!

SheilaC said...

Wonderful give away!! Your wool is gorgeous!

Thank you
SheilaC

SheilaC said...

New follower!

SheilaC

SoozeM said...

What a fantastic giveaway! The prizes are just gorgeous.

SoozeM said...

I have signed up as a follower :)

Patty said...

what a gnerous giveaway, Lola from andsewone sent me here,

Cathy M said...

Your wool is beautiful. I am just now starting to think about incorporating wool into some of my projects.

Colleen said...

Ohhh count me in!!! I am hoping for beautiful gorgeous WOOL! Congratulations on your nearly two year bloggiversary :o)

Colleen said...

And I am a follower :o)

Colleen said...

Into my sidebar you are going :o)

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

I'm a new addict of wool and that little bundle you are giving away looks amazing!

Doni said...

Wow what an awesome giveaway!!! I'm so glad I found you! Please enter me in your giveaway and I'm looking forward to getting to know you better!
Blessings,
Doni

Doni said...

OH! I'm a new follower as well!!!
Doni!

Loris said...

Congrats on the 2 year mark! Strong work! This is a generous giveaway to celebrate. I'm here to tell you that Quilt Hollow wants the wool :-) It is BEE-utiful. I would like to too!

Sherry said...

Quilt Hollow sent me telling me about your great give away I also love your site I will become a follower. Thanks

call me crazy said...

Congratulations on your blogiversary! Thanks for the great giveaway!

call me crazy said...

I'm a follower now too! Love the quilt in your button. :-)

esquiltingpassion said...

What a great give away, I love the hand dyed wools, but I would take anyone of your give aways.
Elaine

esquiltingpassion said...

I just became a follower of your new blog, the best part of give aways is sometimes you get to meet new bloggers.
Elaine

arlette said...

Congrats in your blogiversary, it's have been a while, huh?, well I'd love to join the fun, please enter me in the drawing and pick me lol

arlette said...

Sorry I was wrong, congrats for your almost two years in blogland, (I made the mistake because I'm sleepy),lol!!!, I'm your new follower!!! :)

Prim2Pink said...

What a generous giveaway! I would love to win any of those gifts!
Judy

Prim2Pink said...

I am a follower of both of your blogs!
Judy

Prim2Pink said...

Congrats on almost 2 years of blogging!
I will post your giveaway on my sidebar!
Judy

Cisca said...

Congratulatons on two years of blogging! I love your giveaways!!!
Greetings, Cisca

Joanna said...

I learned of your giveaway on Bejeweled Quilts by Barb. You have a lovely site here, and I will visit the other blog you mention. Your prizes are beautiful, and I hope I win. Thank you for the chance.

Joanna said...

I've become a follower of your blog. Thank you for the second chance.

Joanna said...

I have just done a blog entry about your giveaway and your blog.

Joanna said...

I have added your button to my site. Thanks again.

Sandra said...

Congrats on two years of blogging! I am new to your site, but love it! Sandra

ikkinlala said...

Congratulations on your new blog!

PriviesAndPrims said...

There's a lot of competition out there, but I'm hoping I win! Love the tote bag!!!


For entry number 2
Become a follower on THIS blog. ~Did it~


For entry number 3 & 4
Posting the photo and as a giveaway.

Doreen
priviesandprims@ yahoo dot com

Blogless me said...

Congrats on blogging for already two years! You have thought of beautiful prizes - good luck to everybody entering your giveaway!
PS Is the date on this post deliberately three months in the future ;-) ?

Carrie P. said...

boy, 2 years flies by fast. Congrats on all the things you are doing.
Great giveaway. I know what I would pick.

Carrie P. said...

I just became a follower of this blog.

Raggedy Angel said...

Wow what a great giveaway....I really want to win so I am doing all 4!!!! Beth

JayTee said...

I love the quilt at the top f the blog...although the date had me alittle confused at first!! LOL!
I enjoy your new blog

JayTee said...

I have become a follower of this blog

JayTee said...

I added your button to my blog (www.jayteespatchworkplace.blogspot.com)

Micki said...

What a wonderful giveaway! I would love to win!
Micki

JayTee said...

I added your giveaway on my blog. I hope I win fabrics, or the kit or the handbag...anything!!

Micki said...

I am a follower of your blog and love following your work.
Micki

Micki said...

I put your picture of you blog on my sidebar.
Micki

Micki said...

I posted about your giveaway and here is the link:
http://thedote.blogspot.com/2010/06/great-giveaway-at-shakerwood-quilts.html

Micki

SewCalGal said...

You have a delightful new blog.
Interesting trick to keep the post at the top. {I had not figured that one out}.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Cynthia said...

Great prizes--what fun!

mtrquilts said...

Your prim blog has been so enjoyable. Now more on quilts, that's great.
Thanks, Marlene

Deanna said...

Fun blog, Fun giveaway. Thanks for a chance.

Janet said...

Lovely giveaway. Micki sent me over and I`d love to enter the draw.

Janet said...

And I`ve become a follower.

Terry said...

Congratulations on the new blog! And thanks for the great giveaway! :0)

Terry said...

I've just become a follower too! Thanks again! :0)

Terry said...

I've added your button to my sidebar too! :0)

deserae said...

Great prizes! Thanks for the chance to win!

deserae said...

I am a follower!

Kristen said...

This is so wonderful! Thanks :)

Kim said...

Congrats on your new blog! It looks wonderful.

Kim said...

I am following.

Mystica said...

Fabulous prizes. Thanks for giving us the opportunity to win.

Christine said...

love to enter your giveaway...2 year anniversary...congrats

Kristy said...

What fun! Congrats on 2 years ~ what a milestone in blogworld :0)

Kristy said...

I've also become a follower of your new blog ~ I'm sure wishing I had my own blog to add your button and share your "new" blog news with my followers. 4 entries could be better than my 2. Those kits look like fun. Thank you for offering such a fun opportunity :-)

retdairyqueen said...

Have just found your blog and have just become a follower
Congrats on 200 posts

Brenda said...

What a great batch of giveaway goodies. I'd love to win any of them, but I'd probably pick the hand dyed woolens as my first choice.

Brenda said...

And I just signed up to follow your blog. Will have to explore your other blogs when I have more time, but I wonder how you have the time to do all that you do!!

B/

Jutta(quilt) said...

Congratulations, a wonderful blog which I like very much

Jutta(quilt) said...

.... and I'm a follower

Rana said...

congrats on the new blog and the up and coming new floors. And what an enormous giveaway!

McVal said...

That's all so gorgeous! Pick me! Pick me!
I'm now a follower too!
Val

Fiesta said...

thank you for the chance to win. I became a follower. I am looking forward to reading your blog.

Mollye said...

Thank you for the gorgeous offerings in your giftaway. Oh I'm keeping my fingers crossed. I am doing all 4 steps! Yay. XXMollye

Nanbon44 said...

great giveaway, I love, love, love the fabric, the kit, the purse oh well, I just love it all and would be thrilled to win any one of the prizes

Nanbon44 said...

I am now a follower

Just JaiCi's Crafts said...

LOVE it!!!

lisa said...

what a great giveaway! I love those fabrics!

Gale, Ky quilter said...

Wow! Please enter me!


galew417@comcast.net

Gale, Ky quilter said...

I'm a follower now!

galew417@comcast.net

bluebird-lyn said...

Congratulations on your two year Blogaversary...love to be in the draw...Warm Regards, Lyn

Btrie said...

Oh this is wonderful please enter me in your giveaway!

Btrie said...

I am following this blog.

Btrie said...

I have placed your giveaway in my sidebar! Thank you for these chances.

Carrie P. said...

Hey Cathi, just wanted to let you know I did a post on my blog today.

sforme said...

Just found your blog and other sites. Love your wool!

Shasta said...

Congratulations on your blogiversary.

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Hi Cathi~
What a lovely blog and a fabulous giveaway!! I am a follower and am leaving my comment! Please stop by and see me too as I am also having a giveaway! Thanks and congratulations on your 2 year milestone!
Blessings,
Julie

soggybottomflats said...

Wow, great giveaway! Congrats to you, Elaine
echristian851@gmail.com

soggybottomflats said...

Wow, great giveaway! Congrats to you, Elaine
echristian851@gmail.com

KaHolly said...

Everything you have going is looking great. Best of luck to you! ~karen

Ceamz said...

giveaways are soooooooo much fun!
I am a new blogger and just found your blog today. I am looking forward to reading your past posts.

Carol/Firecrackerkid said...

*For entry number 1 Post a comment on this post ONLY.
I would love to be entered in your giveaway please:)

Carol/Firecrackerkid said...

*For entry number 2 Become a follower on THIS blog.
I am now a follower of your blog:)

Carol/Firecrackerkid said...

*For entry number 3 Post about it on your blog.
Pleased to post your giveaway on my blog.
http://firecrackerkid.blogspot.com/2010/06/shakerwood-quilts-giveaway.html

Carol/Firecrackerkid said...

*For entry number 4 Right click on this picture, save it to your hard drive and put it on your sidebar.
Is so done and placed on my right sidebar.
Thank you for a generous giveaway:)
Carol

Sheila said...

Please enter me into this AWESOME give-away! Thanks for being so generous.
Blessings~
Sheila

PRIMITIVES FROM THE ATTIC said...

Oh wow!!! I would LOVE to be entered for your giveaway! I am a follower and will post your giveaway on my blog and my business group page!

Thank you for your generous offer!
Wendy
http://primitivesfromtheattic.blogspot.com/

Mamaws Creations and Bear Mountain Prims said...

Love your blog! I am now a follower and would love to enter your giveaway.
Marie

Valley Primitives Gift Shoppe said...

What a wonderful giveaway. I found your blog on Firecrackerkids blog :) I have become a follower and I will post this on my side bar, with a blog post as well.

Thank you,
Kim

House of Mouse said...

Found your blog from the Painted Quilt...I look forward to perusing all of your blog here in a minute. I will blog about your giveaway on my blog and I have become a follower and put your blog on my sidebar. Thanks for doing such a great giveaway.


Anett

Beckyjean said...

Cathi~

What a wonderful giveaway. Please throw my name into the hat.

Hugs~Becky

Beckyjean said...

Cathi~

I have also signed up to follow your wonderful blog.

Becky

basketsbyrose said...

I would love to win one of prizes!

basketsbyrose said...

I following all of your blogs!

basketsbyrose said...

Will add to my blog, best of luck to you and thank you for doing this!

Beckyjean said...

Cathi~

I have blogged about your giveaway & added to my sidebar for entries 3 & 4. Thanks again for the wonderful giveaway. I'm off to catch up on your blog.

Becky

The Crafty Crow said...

Wow, what a generous giveaway, I'm a new follower and will add your giveaway to my blog. Its nice to meet you...stop and visit me sometime.
Thanks..
Blessings,
~Ronda~

Cat Haven Crafts said...

A very sweet selection of giveaways! Thank you. Its nice to meet you via your blog! I've added your giveaway to my sidebar and am now a follower!

vickie said...

Very nice give away, Im now a follower, found you from my facebook, Enter me in the contest.vt_5856@hotmail.com

The Lone Dollier said...

Awesome! I love the wool, tote, everything!

Smiles~
Marilyn

The Farmer's Attic said...

What a fabulous giveaway!!! Thanks for allowing me to enter. I am now a follower. I will post it to my blog and place your photo on my sidebar.

Back In Tyme Primitives said...

~~ What a awesome giveaway~~~
Love the tote, wool,fabric...
Please enter me...
I'm a follower
I will post it to my blog on my side bar with photo..
backintymeprimitives.blogspot.com

Dawn said...

Fantastic giveaway!

Dawn said...

I'm a follower.

Jenna said...

This is such a great giveaway - congrats on your "blogoversary"!

Margarita said...

Very nice give aways I would love to enter too.

Finicky feline primitives said...

Ok, I'm goin'for all four entries here. I love this give away....I am just starting to work with wool and what a great gift for a beginner with sticker shock right? I'm going to post this on my side bar right now! Hugs, Cathy
ctech13@yahoo.com

Tammy ~ A Primitive Place said...

What a wonderful giveaway.
I would love to be entered.
I am now a follower of your blog.
I will go post about your giveaway on my sidebar.
Thanks so much!
Tam

Sue said...

I would love to be a winner. Just found you blog and now am following.
I am adding your button to my sidebar with gladness in my heart :D

Thank you!

Jackie said...

i hope i win your first giveaway.

Jackie said...

i am a followe too

maureen said...

I am a follower of your blog

maureen said...

I would love a chance to win this wonderful giveaway. So go ahead and pick my name. Please! Please! Please! I forgot to leave my e-mail in the above comment. macbasketspa@aol.com

Bette said...

Nice giveaway. I am following and I am going to go put your logo on my blog sidebar.

Sharon -- said...

I love your blog! Congratulations on 2 years of blogging. I've only been blogging about 6 months. Please enter me in your gracious giveaway. I'm also signing up to be a follower of your blog. So I guess that gives me 2 entries for your giveaway.

Thanks.
Sharon
Starlight Primitives
myfolkart@live.com

Anne Ida said...

Congratulations on your two years of blogging! And the new blog :o)

linny said...

I have only just found your blog & would love to be part of your giveaway, I am heading to your primitive blog next
lyn.robyn.smith@gmail.com

jofridsquilt said...

Nice prices you've got. Please count me in. Jofrid

Olde*Crowe*Primitives said...

I just found your blog and I think it is awesome you are having a Give-Away God Bless you on your Anniversary

Olde*Crowe*Primitives said...

I would love to win your one of your prizes Congrats on 2 yrs God Bless Linda

Béa said...

Thanks for the chance to win this wonderful giveaway. Hugs from France