Tuesday, January 4, 2011

First Finish? and Anniversary Giveaway

This is my first finished for 2011! Well almost, I need to finish hand sewing the binding.
I did a little hand embroidery on this one. It's a Valentine table runner which will soon find it's way to the shop. This was made with some of the many fabrics I bought for the Pink swap.



 Now for the giveaway! For my 1 year blog anniversary I've chosen 5 fat quarters of Pillow and Maxfield's Pretty Bird fabric.
If you'd like to have this fabric, you have 3 chances to win!
1. Leave a comment telling me what your first finish is or will be for 2011
2. Blog about this giveaway.
3. Become a follower.

Please leave a separate comment for each entry.
Good luck to you all.
This giveaway is open until Jan. 15th.

94 comments:

Tiffany said...

My first finish - does a block of the month count? LOL

Im hoping my first finish is the quilt for my brother. Gotta quilt n bind it - its basted and just taunting me!!

Tiffany said...

I am currently a follower!

Dee said...

Ooooohhh love the table runner! It's so pretty. All that pinkness going on soothes my boys only momminess! LOL

First finish? Eeks. Ask on another day. Today I would have finished cutting out fabric for the IMQG block for January that's mine. Instead, I'm catching my first bug of the year!

Dee said...

I am already a faithful follower!

Happy Anniversary!

Emma said...

First finish will be a baby quilt that's 3 months overdue...but it's hand-quilted, which is why it's taking so long...

Emma said...

I'm already a follower!

Shay said...

Love the Valentine Runner. Too cute!

My first finish will be Mr. P's Loungin' Around Quilt. (I think) Hopefully before the end of January. If I can tear myself away from those Dresden blocks I've been making...

Shay said...

Oooh and I follow you and I'd love to be in with a chance at winning some fabric since Im on self enforced rations this year.

Stray Stitches said...

My first couple of finishes for 2011 have been block swap blocks. I hope to complete a quilt that has been waiting to be quilted since August some time real soo.

Stray Stitches said...

I am a regular follower. Thanks for the opportunity to enter your giveaway!

webmailaddress2 said...

I'm pretty sure my first finish will be with my double hourglass blocks, but I'm still debating whether I want to bulk it up into a lap quilt or make them into a wall hanging, and if so, whether or not I want it to be one piece or multiple coordinating art pieces. So many options! Happy anniversary!

webmailaddress2 said...

follower on google reader too

Deb said...

My first finish: hmm..I just signed up for psiquilt's postage stamp quilt, and she says something about posting finished quilt by Feb 1st! Oh my, I'm not sure I'm that fast, but that's what I'll put on my list as the first finish.

Deb said...

I just became a follower!

Stray Stitches said...

I included your giveaway in my blog today:
http://straystitches1.blogspot.com/2011/01/can-you-supply-remedy.html

hayleym765 said...

I would love to win this, such beautiful fabric! Hopefully my first finish of 2011 will be my daughter's long awaited quilt!! :)

vEr0n!c@ said...

Such lovely fabrics! Please sign me up too. My first finish will probably be a bag for my mum whose birthday falls on 14 January.

vEr0n!c@ said...

I've just become a follower.

vEr0n!c@ said...

I've also posted about your giveaway on the sidebar of my blog. Thanks again!

Natasha said...

My first finish better be the quilt that was a Christmas gift for my mom. It is almost done so hopefully before the end of January.

annmarie said...

I have been playing catch up so my first 2 finishes were /the Dec & Jan paperpieced Simply Radiant BOMs from the Carol Doak group. I'm hopong my first big finish will be a t-shirt quilt that just never gets done! Pretty fbric you're giving away - thanks.

annmarie said...

Congratulations - I am a follower

Melissa @ Happy Quilting said...

My first finish was my first ever Bee Block. Sew Fun!!

Melissa @ Happy Quilting said...

I follow your blog :)

Sarah Craig said...

My first finish for 2011 was a baby quilt for our church's quilt ministry!

Sarah Craig said...

And I'm a new follower!! Can't wait to see what you do this year!!

Hayley M said...

I am now a follower also :)

Needled Mom said...

What a cute Valentine's quilt. I love the stitching on it.

I have several projects that I am trying to finish, but I think the red and aqua D9P will be done first.

Needled Mom said...

I am a new follower.

Donna said...

Many congratulations on your blog anniversary! I just discovered blogging in 2010 and absolutely love meeting all the quilters out there. Your giveaway is most generous. Thanks!

First finish for 2011 WILL be a baby quilt made from bright, boy colored, polka dots (and Kona solids). This is for the much anticipated arrival of my first great nephew! Happy quilting.

Vesuviusmama said...

What a lovely finish - I particularly like the embroidery detailing. So, my first finish for 2011 will be my GGG quilt that was supposed to be finished for Christmas (argh!) so I'm not going to count that. I think my first finish will be my son's Boys Will Be Boys quilt - I need to get it on his bed before it gets warm outside.

Vesuviusmama said...

And you probably already know this, but I am a follower!

robin said...

gorgeous colors in those FQ's! My first finish - either my wallhanging or daughter's quilt... time will tell...

robin said...

I blogged about your giveaway at: http://quiltyascharged.blogspot.com/2011/01/giveaway-at-cloth-stitched.html

robin said...

I'm a new follower! Thanks for the giveaway chance!

deserae said...

I got a Go! for Christmas and I am making a tumbler quilt! It is pretty fun!

Mimi said...

My first finish for 2011 will be a fresh and bright table topper for my sister - her birthday is at the end of the month. I know I can do it and on time!!

Mimi said...

I am a new follower and love your blog! Can't wait to see future posts.

Linda said...

Love the bright colored fabric!! And congrats to you!

Staci said...

Such pretty fabrics! Thanks for offering them!
My first finish will be a 6 year old UFO. It has been languishing in the closet waiting for binding for all that time!

quiltzyx said...

Congrats on your 1 year anniversary!
I think my first finish will be a few mug rugs....

Sandy said...

Adorable table runner! My first finish for 2011 was a crocheted scarf. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Who knows if I'll actually have a finish....grin. I do plan to quilt two of my tops this year. Haven't picked which ones. Wish me luck.

Billie

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

I'm following.

Janet said...

My first finish for the year was a mug rug - a late Christmas present which I finished on the 3rd. Thanks for a chance to win this great fabric.

Deborah in Atlanta said...

My first finish for 2011 will be a lap-sized calendar quilt for my daughter's birthday in March. I'm almost finished with all the paper-pieced blocks and will be putting the sashing on soon. Then it will be ready to be framed, sandwiched and finished. dmj53(at)hotmail(dot)com

Deborah in Atlanta said...

I'm a follower. dmj53(at)hotmail(dot)com

Talin's Corner said...

I am hoping it will be a college wallet for my daughter. But so far, I have not been able to get into my sewing room.

Doina said...

Great giveaway! Please count me in! My first finish for 2011 was a baby quilt.

Doina said...

I am a follower.

Doina said...

I put your giveaway on my sidebar.

Christine M said...

My first finish (and I only started it last Sunday) was a peg bag to hang on my washing trolley!

Kurt the Quilt Geek said...

My first finish will be a quilt for my brother in law. Almost done with the top!

Kurt the Quilt Geek said...

I am now a follower :D

Thanks for the giveaway opportunity

AStarrA said...

Well it's not sewing but needle felting...will be done with my art book for the Art House Sketch Book Project soon
disintegratingstarr@hotmail.com

AStarrA said...

Follow
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free indeed said...

My first finish will be an Eye Spy bag toy for my grandson; then 9 blocks for a block lotto I'm involved with.

Natalie A. said...

I'm part of a monthly quilt group so my first finished project will be of blocks that I made throughout last year! Thanks!

coolnatty12 at yahoo dot com

Natalie A. said...

I'm a follower!

coolnatty12 at yahoo dot com

Quiltin' Sandy said...

Lovely giveaway!
My first completed project for the year will be an Angel stitchery that I am working on at the moment. :-)
sandangels1945@hotmail.com

Christine M said...

I've just signed up as a follower.

Linda said...

I'm a follower too :)
lmangini@iinet.net.au

Linda said...

My first project I want to complete this year is a cot quilt for my granddaughter :)
lmangini@iinet.net.au

Michell said...

Thanks for a fabulous giveaway

Michell said...

I now also follow you

young by design said...

My first finish will be the Sketchbook Project which must be postmarked by Jan 15. After that, it's back to sewing . . . Yay!! and continuing my envelope project. It's going to be a GREAT year!! Thanks for the giveaway chance and thanks for posting on my blog also!!

Carrie P. said...

A very cute table runner.
Congrats on one year. Hope it has been a fun year blogging.
My first finished project for 2011 will probably be a little punchneedle.

Carrie P. said...

I am now a follower.
thanks for stopping by my blog.

Amber said...

I am now a follower. Congrats on 1 year!!

Amber said...

My first finish of 2011 will be a crochet clutch (it is a clutch for my crochet needles).

Peach Rainbow said...

Hopefully a baby quilt :)
Thanks for the chance!

Peach Rainbow said...

Congrats on your Anniversary!
I posted in my side bar :)

Peach Rainbow said...

Your 85th Follower :)

James-Linda said...

HAPPILY FOLLOWING YOU!

jldouglas@wispwest.net

James-Linda said...

ACTUALLY I'M COMPLETING A SPRING-TIME WALL HANGING OF LAST SPRING FOR THIS SPRING-HA!
THANKS FOR SHARING SUCH BEAUTIES!

jldouglas@wipswest.net

MoeWest said...

My first finish will be a new ironing board cover. Thanks for the giveaway.

Seams Inspired said...

Popping over from Quilting in My Pyjama's blog post about your giveaway. My first finish was a hat and scarf set for LittleGirl's AG Doll. :o)

Janice said...

I love the fabrics. Thanks for the giveaway.

Janice said...

I just added myself as a follower. Thanks for the giveaway.

dooddles said...

Of course I a a follower! :o)

dooddles said...

My 2011 finish goal is the challenge to make more charity quilts this year. :o)

quilary said...

My first finished will be a valentine hearts table runner that will be the prize in my blog giveaway!

Renee G said...

My first finish will be a small apron that I'm making for my mom. rsgrandinetti@yahoo(DOT)com

Renee G said...

I follow as Renee G on GFC.
rsgrandinetti@yahoo(DOT)com

creativedawn said...

Hi Char,
I do follow you! love your blog...and oooooweeeee, those are some lovely green/purple fats...

hugz

Sandy said...

My first finish will be a baby quilt that I am finishing.

Sandy said...

I am a follower.

The Hungry Crafter said...

Congratulations! (on the anniversary AND the first finish!) My first finish of the year had better be the blog post I've been working on for a week ;) Seriously, though, it will be the potholders I promised my Dad for Christmas -- I haven't had a day at home to sew since the holidays started!

Deborah in Atlanta said...

Congratulations! My first finish for 2011 will be a calendar quilt. You know the ones that hang on the wall???? Well, my daughter wants one, but she wanted it lap sized. So I had to enlarge all the blocks and have finished the blocks, but need to add the embellishments (snowman arms, pumpkin stem, etc). My daughter is VERY peculiar and has to approve each step of the process. Her birthday is in March, so hopefully we'll be finished by then. dmj53(at)hotmail(dot)com

Deborah in Atlanta said...

I'm a new follower. dmj53(at)hotmail(dot)com

tong said...

my first finish of the year will be my fiance's zelda quilt, it's been wip since almost a year ago! thanks so much for the giveaway!

Jenny said...

looks like my first finish will be a postage stamp quilt using 1974 by Moda im so glad im finally using this fabric@

VeeBee said...

First finish of 2011 is a lap quilt I started when pregnant with my first-born...17 years ago! The top has been done for ages-- finally quilted! Now just working on the binding... finish line in sight!

VeeBee said...

New follower too!