Today is a Win-Win kind of a day. I'm a Winner and YOU'RE a Winner (perhaps). Well, I'm sure all of you readers are winners in one way or another. One of you, however, is the winner in my 700th post celebration give-away.
But first, friends, would you look at what I won? This terrific pattern! Kim was having a give-away on her blog of this terrific pattern that she'd designed. Do you ever visit Kim? Well, you should. She's a terrific writer, a non-complainer, a talented designer and appears to be a most engaging teacher, judging by the lesson plans she posts for the classes she holds at her LQS. This pattern was finished and she was ready to teach it, but the pattern lacked a name. So she asked for help from her readers. My name was one of those picked to win a pattern. I didn't submit the winning name, but I was among the finalists. So I won this pattern.
If you wander over to Kim's blog you'll see that it's a versatile design --presently she's making it again, this time out of Halloween fabrics with spiderweb fabric where the white is. Isn't that just adorable? And aren't I just lucky?
Okay, now for my own giveaway. Remember these lime and chocolate F8s that I picked up at Sauder's? That pretty many of you seemed to like? I like them pretty much myself. But I'm going to give them away.
I counted the comments and asked DH to pick a number between 1 and 25 and the winner is someone who apparently doesn't have a blog! Imagine that! Laura, it's time to get with the program! Here's what you wrote:
What wonderful finds you discovered! And thank you for the hint about Zands, saving those pennies for shipping help the coin purse. Laura (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Time to make yourself known -- email me your name and mailing address, and your chocolate-lime treat will be in the mail on Monday. Oh, and Sharon, if you're reading this, I'll mail that book to you at the same time!