Thursday, March 11, 2010

We have a winner! And she has...

We have a winner! And she has...


The winner of the T-Fal iron from CSNStores is Julia of NuggleMama and NuggleMe. I checked out her Twitter feed and her husband posted that she's in the hospital battling pneumonia! Hopefully this news will cheer her up when she gets home. If you're a Twitterer, why not hop over and send some get well wishes her way, I know she'd appreciate it!

Thursday, March 4, 2010

This post is steamy!!! Giveaway!

Comments are closed, winner is posted here.

It's a little known fact that sewing is a steamy activity... Hot hot hot!

Of course I'm talking about ironing, what did you think I meant?

A few months ago I got a new iron, and I can't believe what a difference it makes to have a clean, reliable iron. A nice big water reservoir so you're not refilling constantly, a non-stick plate that just glides over the fabric, adjustable steam... Sounds great doesn't it? Want one for yourself?

Here's your chance! You can win THIS IRON, courtesy of! It's just like my beloved iron, except BETTER! This model is a "step up" from mine, and I'm just a little jealous of you!
Ooooh! Green! Ahhhh! Comfort grip handle!

CSNstores is a parent site for hundreds of specialty stores. There are furniture stores, toy stores, kids bedding, housewares, home decor, luggage, SEWING MACHINES, school and office supplies... Seriously, an endless variety! They also have the cutest little sewing machine ornament that is going on my wishlist!

Want to win this fabulous new iron? Here's what you do. Leave a separate comment for each item, pretty please. Make sure your blogger profile is public, or include an email address so I can reach you if you win!

1. Comment on this post. Any comment is fine, but I'd love it if you'd tell me something funny!
2. Become a follower of this blog, or if you already are, let me know that you are!
3. Blog, Tweet, or post on Facebook with a link to this post.

The giveaway will be open until the afternoon of March 11. CSNstores will ship to a winner in the US or Canada only- sorry to my international readers, I'll have another giveaway soon! I'll post here when the giveaway closes, I'll contact the winner to get their info, and the iron will ship directly from csnstores! Easy peasy. Good luck!!!

Monday, March 1, 2010

The Big 5-0!

I just reached 50 followers, so I think a giveaway is in order... Watch this space in the next few days!

In the meantime, I wanted to share a few cool links I've stumbled across recently.

Dolly Donations for Haiti. Sarah started this wonderful program to send dolls to less fortunate children all around the world. Her current project will send 181 (or more!) dolls to children in Haiti through the Abundant Ground Foundation. Her site provides a free patterns and tutorials. She's shipping the dolls to Haiti on March 31, so if you want to help out, get cracking! I'm planning to make one or two and have my daughters pick out their clothes.

This tutorial for binding a quilt, by Amy at Diary of a Quilter is one of the best and clearest I've seen (and I've looked at a LOT of them!). I still haven't attempted it, because I'm a big fat chicken, but when I do, this is the tutorial I'll use!

Here's a nifty trick for making a pillowcase! I can't find a blog for the maker, but her YouTube name is scruplesanddrams.

So there's your random assortment of cool links for the day! Keep an eye out for the giveaway, it will appear in the next couple of days!