Thursday, June 16, 2011

blog-o-versary giveaway (and ruffles too!)

****This Giveaway is now Closed****

My one year blog-o-versary actually fell during Sew Mama Sew's Giveaway Day at the end of May, so this is a post celebration giveaway, but a giveaway none the less! 

There are still days when I cannot believe that there are people that actually read my blog and are interested in what I am up to.  I just love the "bloggy  friends" I have made over the past year, and enjoy reading everyone's comments and opinions that help to improve everything I work on!

So this giveaway is to say thank you!  Who wants some free fabric??  I am giving away a fat quarter bundle of 6 prints from Aneela Hoey's Sherbert Pips line (and a few little pin toppers)


And a Charm Pack of Sugar Pop! by Liz Scott for Moda (and a few little pin toppers)


This giveway will be open through Monday, June 20th at 9:00 PM.  As for the nitty gritty, you have two chances to win, here's how to enter:

1.  Become a follower, and leave a comment saying so (or comment that you already are a follower) - rss readers count as well!
2.  Blog about this giveaway, and leave a second comment with the link to your post.

Be sure your contact information is available, no-reply bloggers, please leave your email address in your comment.  International entries are welcome.


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This Giveaway is now Closed
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As for part two of this post, I figured I'd share the finished apron that I showed a sneaky-peek of yesterday.  

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I used an Alexander Henry print I had tucked away in my stash and a pretty pink for the apron strings.  When I cut the pattern pieces out, the body of the apron is much shorter than the sample picture on the front of the book.  According to the instructions, there are supposed to be 2 more rows of ruffles on the bottom about 2.5 inches apart, and another row of ruffles along the top.  


After walking away from this project on Monday, and taking another look at it on Tuesday, I decided to just go with the one row of ruffles along the bottom, embroider the recipients monogram, and call it a day.  


I will say, I do like the apron patterns in this book because there are different sizes!  This is the medium apron, and there are optional darts to give a little shape as well.  If I had this to do again, I would probably add a little more length to the apron body, and add the extra ruffles, but I think its cute as is.


One more thing off the check list, happy sewing!

118 comments:

  1. Happy blogoversary! I am a follower!

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  2. Cute! I love following your blog.

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  3. Fun giveaway! I love that apron.
    already a follower!

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  4. Happy blog-o-versary to you!! I'm already a follower:)

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  5. What a cute apron you made. I like the one ruffle, too.
    I am already a follower of your blog!
    Love the fabrics & pin toppers that you'll be giving away.

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  6. Congrats! Love the ruffles on the apron. I'm already a follower

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  7. I'm a follower! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  8. I'm a follower! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  9. I am a follower and a new blogger myself... I too am amazed that people actually read what I write.

    Your apron is adorable, if my wife would wear one, I'd make one.

    Thanks for the opportunity to win!!

    Paul
    www.OutnumberedQuilter.com

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  10. Happy Blog-o-versary! I follow, I follow! :)

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  11. I'm a follower! Your blog is fun to read.

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  12. Am already a follower! Love your work.

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  13. I am already a follower! The apron is just soooo cute!
    mrsunclefuzzy(at)gmail(dot)com

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  14. Congratulations! It's my anniversary today too! I'll be having a giveaway when I'm organised too. (I already follow you)

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  15. Im a follower of your blog. Congrats on your Blogiversary! :)

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  16. Cute apron! I am a follower and enjoy seeing what you are up to. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  17. Super cute, Jess! Happy bloggy-versary to you :)

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  18. Happy Anniversary! I'm a follower!

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  19. Congratulations on your blog-versary! I'm a loyal follower!

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  20. Blogged about it here..http://kiki-itssewkiki.blogspot.com/2011/06/check-this-out.html

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  21. I am now a follower of your blog and am off to blog about your giveaway.

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  22. I'm your new follower, yay for you!!!, thank you for sharing and happy blog-o-versary to you, wish you many more to come!!!!

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  23. Happy Blogaversary and I'm now a follower.

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  24. Just posted on my blog. Love your apron.

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  25. Happy bloggiversary (have no idea how to spell that, I've tried several ways!). I love the apron, particularly the contrasting tie. Thanks for the giveaway (I'm a follower).

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  26. I am already a follower...and thank you.

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  27. You are on my blog....appreciate the opportunity

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  28. Woo-Hoo!! Here I am , following you now :)
    Thanks-
    Candice

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  29. I love that apron. And I just became a new follower :)

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  30. I'm a follower! Thanks for the giveaway, I am in love with your pin toppers!

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  31. CONGRATS on your blogaversary! I am a new follower of your blog! Love the ruffles on the apron - cute!

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  32. Happy Blogoversary! I'm a follower. Love the apron - very cool with the monogram.

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  33. Yay...congrats on your blogaversary! I'm following your blog now!

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  34. I added your giveaway to my post here...
    http://amkreations.blogspot.com/2011/06/two-accuquilt-giveaways.html

    Thanks again for a chance to win. Great apron!

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  35. I'm a follower....Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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  36. I a follower of Hungary. THANK YOU FOR PLAY. I CAN I WILL win.Very nice MATERIALS! I WANT ONE!

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  37. WWW.EDITFOLTMUHELYE.BLOGSPOT.COM
    COME SEE!

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  38. Hi Jess! I am a new follower. Love that apron, and the giveaway is great! :)

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  39. Hi Jess! I've been a follower AND subscriber for a couple months now. Don't be surprised that people read your blog. You have great stuff to share! I'd be honored to win your giveaway, as I have admired your pins on several occasions. And, I never did buy Sherbet Pips! (I'm just discovering "modern" quilting after more than 30 years of traditional quilting. Off to our Modern Quilt Guild meeting tonight!) Thanks for the chance to win.

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  40. What a fun giveaway! My LQS does not carry Sherbet Pips for some ridiculous reason so I would LOVE this! I am a new follower. Thanks!

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  41. I'm always up for a chance at a charm pack......and I really like Sugar Pops.
    Thanks for the chance...........of course it's fun to check your blog....your advancement has been amazing and inspiring !

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  42. I'm already a follower!
    Thanks

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  43. I am a new follower. Thanks!

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  44. Thanks for the chance to win. I follow your blog and enjoy it very much.

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  45. Thanks for the chance to win. I am a new follower.

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  46. I'm following along! And I'm delighted to, I might add.

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  47. Love blog friends and blogiversaries! Hope your weekend is crafty :)

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  48. Also linked up at http://www.craftbuds.com/giveaway-roundup/

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  49. happy anniversary! beautiful apron

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  50. I am a follower international

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  51. Happy Blogaversary! I am a follower. Cute apron!

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  53. Happy Blogaversary Jess! I come over all the time and was shocked to see I had not clicked to be a follower! But I'm one now!

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  54. Congratulations on your blog anniversary! You do make nice things indeed, I love this apron! (I'm in love with aprons, I can't never have enough of them).
    Thanks for the chance! (forgot to say I'm a follower...)

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  55. Im a brand new follower, thanks!

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  56. Happy blogoversary, and how generous to have a giveaway, thank you :o) I'm already a follower

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  57. I'm already a follower, love those fabrics you are giving away. Your apron looks really cute too!

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  58. Happy Blogoversary , I just finished making an apron too !Love your apron ! I am a follower and thanks for the chance to win this great giveaway .

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  59. Look how many people care about what you have to say! :-) Happy blogoversary! I love that apron you made, that's great fabric!

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  60. Happy blogiversary from this follower.

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  61. I already follow your blog - best wishes for your blogiversary celebration and another year of successful blogging
    p.s. the ruffles on the apron are darling

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  62. I am a follower! Happy Anniversary!

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  63. Happy blogiversary! I'm already a follower and enjoy reading about what you're up to!

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  64. I'm a fairly new follower and really enjoy your blog. Happy blogiversary!

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  65. It's official I'm no longer a lurker and I'm a follower.

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  66. I'm a follower!

    Your apron juts reminded me, I'm pretty sure I have that fabric & I love it! Your apron is adorable.

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  67. I am impressed to say the least. I am wanting to start a blog, but I don't know how. Thanks for being such an inspiration! :)

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  68. Thanks for the chance.. ^^v
    I am following your lovely blog ....
    Happi blog-o-versary !!! ~yey~

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  69. I'm a follower, happy Blogiversary!

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  70. Cute apron! :) I only recently found your blog, but I love reading it. You have so many great projects and quilts! :) Thanks for the giveaway! and congrats!

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  71. I'm a follower, of course! Happy blogiversary!

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  72. Happy Blog-o-versary! I am a follower.

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  73. Congrats on your blogoversary! Yay!! I subscribe via RSS! :)

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  74. Congratulations on the blogiversary, and thank you for the giveaway! I'm a follower. :)

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  75. I'm a follower. I hope I win this!!

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  76. Happy blogiversary, Jess!
    What a lovely giveaway!
    I'm a follower, of course!

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  77. Happy blogiversary! I'm a follower.

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  78. Congratulations on one year of blogging! I am a follower.

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  79. Very cute apron! I already follow your blog :) Happy anniversary!

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  80. I follow with Google Reader.

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  81. I blogged: http://quiltyascharged.blogspot.com/2011/06/giveaway-at-sew-crafty-jess.html

    Thanks for the chances!

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  82. Happy bloggiversary! I am a follower.

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  83. I'm a follower and would love a chance to win some lovely new fabrics.

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  84. Am already a follower, thanks!

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  85. Hi Jess, I'm a follower now. That apron book looks handy :).
    Cheers, Robyn

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  86. Happy blogoversary! I am a follower! Love those fabrics.

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  87. I just came across your blog and I am a new follower! Congrats on the blogiversary, I love seeing what crafty things people are up to!

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  88. I'm a new follower, I look forward to reading your blog!

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  89. I'm a follower, and I love your blog. I also love the fabric, and congrats on your blogiversary. Don't know if I'm a no reply blogger or not, so my email is cdahlgren at live dot com. Thanks!

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  90. I'm a new follower. Happy Blogiversary!
    Love those aprons.

    lmangini@iinet.net.au

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  91. congratulations on the blogversary and lots of projects and inspiration shared with us.
    I loooooove the pin toppers and of course the fabrics are of excellent taste.
    Great giveaway
    Gina

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  92. I have your subscription with Google Reader
    Gina

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  93. I've been a follower for a good while now, I love your blog, youmake such lovely things! Happy blogiversary :-)

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  94. Happy Blog-o-versary!! I am a follower!
    (but blogger isn't cooperating with me...)

    abcsemartin(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  95. Happy year in blogging. I am a follower.
    Nice giveaway!

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  96. I have blogged about your giveaway at:
    http://muchashilachas.blogspot.com/2011/06/its-saturday-in-california.html

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  97. Happy Blogoversary. I'm a new follower. Glad I found you!

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  98. I REALLY LIKE YOUR APRON!
    HAPPILY FOLLOWING YOU!
    THANKS FOR SHARING!

    jldouglas@wispwest.net

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  99. congrats! I am a follower! Love your blog!

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  100. congrats on a year! I'm a proud follower :)

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  101. I'm a follower! I love your pin toppers too!

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  102. I'm a follower! I found your blog during giveaway day. LOVE sherbert pips! Thanks!

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  103. I am a follower! happy blogaversary and thank you!

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  104. I've been lurking for a while but now I'm a follower. That whole sentence sounded creepy. Congrats on the milestone.

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  105. i am a new follower via GFC- thanks!

    asdrexler at gmail dot com

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  106. Happy Blogiversary!! I follow you :)

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  107. I follow through Blogger. Thanks for a GREAT giveaway!

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