Monday, 9 December 2013

GIVEAWAY DAY - Giveaway #2 handmade item

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED ~ Joanne is the winner!
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Welcome to Giveaway Day!!!

Giveaway Day

I have two giveaways for Giveaway Day!

You are currently on my HANDMADE ITEM giveaway [Giveaway 2]
Click HERE for my SUPPLIES giveaway [Giveaway #1]

Thank you for stopping by!  I hope you like what I have made for you!  Even if you don't like the handmade item, this giveaway will also contain a few SURPRISES so enter anyways and be surprised by what I send!!  Mystery parcels are always fun!   Here is a picture of my 'handmade item':


This lined drawstring gift bag will be full of things for you to discover!  Want to enter?  Great!  Here are the details:
  • Leave a comment on this post - any comment will do but maybe tell me your favourite notion (hint hint in case you win).
  • Open internationally - yay!
  • Second entry if you are a follower - woohoo!
  • Wordpress people -- please leave an email address as you are often 'no-reply' bloggers.
  • Draw will close on Friday December 13th and the winner will be emailed and announced soon after.
Good luck and enjoy blog hopping   !!

P.S.  Please feel free to enter my SUPPLIES giveaway and be sure to stop by Sew Mama Sew for the list of participating bloggers!

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Jessica said...

Oh no, number 1 on both posts - maybe it will be lucky? Lol. I love flat pins and I need to get new ones soon!

Jessica said...

Follower!

Michell said...

A seam ripper is my fav notion. All ways comes in handy

Michell said...

I follow you

Teresa in Music City said...

Oh I LOVE mysteries! My favorite notion is my stiletto :). Thanks for the fun giveaway

Teresa in Music City said...

I'm a happy follower!

sew.darn.quilt said...

My can't do without notion is my tweezers! Who knew how handy they'd be :)
Thank you for the chance, I love a mystery!

sew.darn.quilt said...

Of course I follow you :)

Jackie T said...

Favorite notion is my seam ripper. It is one of my most used friends! :)

Jackie T said...

I am also a follower. What fun, a mystery pack!! I love the idea!

Paula said...

Such a generous giveaway! My top fav is the frixion pen, I don't know how I ever survived without it!

Paula said...

Already your follower on bloglovin

Christine S said...

Follow on bloglovin!

Christine S said...

Love your bag :) I don't really have a favorite, they are all handy!

Michele T said...

I'd have to say that my rotary cutter is probably on the top of my list. I am dying to know what's in the cute bag!!!

Michele T said...

I follow you via Bloglovin' - thanks!!

Textile Recycler said...

Are gloves for free motion sewing considered a notion? Well I just can't sew without them... and I have tried! Happy Holidays :)
textilerecycler@yahoo.com

Pam said...

I love all my notions but I do have a weakness for rulers.

Pam said...

I am happy follower

the running hare said...

Sadly, probably the seam ripper for me too!

the running hare said...

I follow via GFC

Tammy said...

I do love a surprise!

Tammy said...

I follow on inoreader, which is just like the old googlereader

Erin @ Missy Mac Creations said...

Ooo fun! My fave notion at the moment are wonder clips. So awesome! Otherwise, yes, the seam ripper does come in handy more often than I'd like. ;)

Erin @ Missy Mac Creations said...

Bloglovin' all the way, baby! ;)

lynaeve said...

my favorite notion is those super long (longest) pins so that I can decorate them as I choose. I love putting beads on them and I'm thinking about doing polymer clay.

lynaeve said...

I'm a follower via the old reader. thanks for the chance!

Elisabeth said...

Thank you so much for the chance to win this lovely drawstring bag. My favourite notion is chop stick as it's so handy for stuffing and poking without being too pointy.

Elisabeth said...

I follow you on feedly!

SewLittleToSay said...

I've no favourite notion, but love discovering new ones.

SewLittleToSay said...

Follow on Bloglovin.

moira said...

I'm hoping to get one of those bevelled rollers for chrimbo. I'll et you know if it overtakes seamripper!

moira said...

official stalker!

patti said...

I think Wonder Clips are my favorite notion right now since I've been making a bunch of bags! Lovely drawstring bag!

patti said...

I follow you by email.

Darlington Delights said...

What a lovely bag! It's so festive! Thanks for sharing with us. As for notions....I don't have a favorite, but I could use more flat head pins. I never seem to have enough! UGH! kmcassie@gmail.com

Darlington Delights said...

I follow by email kmcassie@gmail.com

Lisa said...

My super sharp applique scissors!

Lisa said...

I follow you!

Karen M said...

My favorite notion is a great thread (Aurifill). Thanks for the chance to win your surprise bag.

Karen M said...

I follow with Google Friend Connect.

Tammy said...

I am a follower via Bloglovin

Tammy said...

I cannot live without my lint rollers..I use them constantly to clean me up the sewing table off, the cutting table off and if I have to rip something out. I quick roll and it helps to lift all the little tiny threads right out...

JoyceLM said...

My favorite notion is my Olfa rotary cutter - thanks for the giveaway.

JoyceLM said...

I'm a follower with Bloglovin'. Thanks again.

Usha Murugesu said...

I am an avid follower...thanks a zillion for your giveaway...wishing you everything and anything that will bring a broad smile upon your lovely face.

My favourite notion...hmmmm..I have always believed that 'What goes around will come around!"

Usha
usharaneem@yahoo.com

Lisa Marie said...

What a cute bag! One favorite notion is neutral colored thread for piecing.

Lisa Marie said...

I follow your blog.

Leanne Parsons said...

Surprises are always fun! I love my rotary cutter, but I dropped mine the other night and broke off the button for closing the blade. Not good!

Leanne Parsons said...

I follow via Bloglovin.

shawn said...

Ooouuu, I love mystery bags, I like rotary cutters. Thanks for the giveaway.
smjohns63 at yahoo dot com

shawn said...

I am a follower via email, thanks.
smjohns63 at yahoo dot com

Beth said...

Surprise bags are the best! My current favorite notion is variegated thread - having so much fun with it with my Christmas sewing.
beth.sebastian@gmail.com

Beth said...

I follow via email
beth.sebastian@gmail.com

Dorian said...

What a pretty little bag! My favorite notion is my rotary cutter. Thank you and Merry Christmas!

Sowing Stitches said...

:)I love surprise packages! :)One of my favorite notions... long soft sculpture sewing needles...they are difficult to find but are so wonderful when basting quilts!

Sowing Stitches said...

I follow via email.

Linda said...

I love thread. Couldn't make a quilt without it! Thanks

Linda said...

I follow you with GFC and BL

Coser Tejer Crear said...

Hello Amy! I love Aurifil toread!

Coser Tejer Crear said...

I follow you on Bloglovin

Elisabetta said...

Thank you so much for this lovely prize and surprise ��
My favorite notions are several, first tweezers, long needles and I'd like to have a twister ruler too ☺️

What, well it's Christmas, let me dream a bit!

Elisabetta said...

I am your bloglovin' follower

Bonnie58 said...

I am an email follower. Thanks so much for sharing. Right now it is my seam ripper...

Bonnie58 said...

I am an email follower.Thanks for the opportunity on a wonderful gift

Myself said...

I just cannot live without my rottary cutter, it is my right hand :)
Many thanks for this great giveaway!

Myself said...

I'm your loyal follower!

barb said...

i would love an electric rotary cutter but they cost over one hundred dollars!! my favorite quilting notion is a rotary cutter. thank you for a great giveaway.

barb said...

i am a happy follower via email.

Joyce Carter said...

The bag is adorable and I really love a good mystery. My favorite notion is my rotary cutter. Thanks foe the giveaway.

Joyce Carter said...

I follow through GFC/Bloglovin.

pennydog said...

I love a good sharp rotary blade the absolute most, straight out of the packet!

pennydog said...

Following on Bloglovin!

pupton said...

my favorite notions are spools--both wooden thread spools and metal bobbins. Thank you for the giveaway.

pupton said...

I am a follower!

Bonnie Pfrimmer said...

I love my disappearing ink pen. The one you iron off. I couldn't do without it.

Bonnie Pfrimmer said...

I follow you by e-mail.

Pippa Parsons said...

im a happy follower

Pippa Parsons said...

I really love the wonder clips, except I keep losing them under settees and stuff

Terry@ a quilting blog said...

My favorite notion are Pin Moors. Thanks for the sweet giveaway :)

Terry@ a quilting blog said...

Happy Follower :)

Liz said...

Fun! I like surprises! My favorite notion is my yarn needle.

Beth Strand said...

My rotary cutter tops my list! pbstrand@msn.com

Beth Strand said...

Oh, and I'm a follower! pbstrand@msn.com

Born4Travel said...

Thimbles or little snips are my favorite notion. Thanks for the chance to win.

Melissa Graham said...

Some extra sharp small scissors.Thank so much

vwlady said...

My favorite notion is Aurifil thread and fork pins. I couldn't make quilts without either! Love the cute bag! Thanks for the chance.

vwlady said...

I'm a follower, too.

Archie the wonder dog said...

I love my 1" x 6" rulers (yes, I have more than one!) and my small embroidery scissors (and yes, I have more than one pair of those, too!) - both of these are in every hand piecing tin I have!

Archie the wonder dog said...

I follow through Feedly!

LethargicLass said...

I hear that a Hera marker is awesome and so I am going with that LOL!

Bailey said...

Hera marker and seam ripper

Ariadne Skyrianidou said...

I do love mystery parcels ever since I was a kid!Tell me what you are getting me for Christmas and you spoil the fun for me!AriadnefromGreece!

Madeleine said...

I want to try the Frixion pens. They sound awesome!

Stephanie @ Quarter Incher said...

Yay! I love surprises! I love my rotary cutter!

Stephanie @ Quarter Incher said...

I already follow you :)

Ann said...

I like my seam ripper - what I have not found is a marking pen/pencil that is good. Any recommendations?

Nupur said...

My favorite notions are the fun ones- buttons and ribbons! Thanks for the giveaway.

lesleyjean said...

I love Frixion pens! They come in handy when I don't expect them to!

Sheila said...

My favorite notion would be my rotary cutter ,would be lost without it :-) I follow you by email ,thanks for the chance.

Susan said...

My favorite notions are a rotary cutter and embroidery scissors.

Laura said...

My favorite notion is my seam ripper!

Laura said...

I'm a follower!

Sara said...

ooohhh..fun! My favorite notions are buttons, I'm a button collector for sure! Thanks!

Lynn said...

sharp embroidery snips

Lynn said...

i'm a follower!

LittleHouseontheDairy said...

My favorite notion is buttons or bright colored zippers.

LittleHouseontheDairy said...

I am a new follower on feedly

Kay said...

How exciting I love surprises. Thanks for a fun giveaway. I always sew with a magnet nearby in case of dropped needles and pins.
ks(dot)eyles(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

Kay said...

I already follow you on GFC.
ks(dot)eyles(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

Brooke said...

My favorite notion is needles. Can't get much done with out them .:)

Bobbie said...

I don't know if its considered a Notion but I love steam a seam 2

Amanda said...

I love buttons!

Donna said...

I love rickrack and buttons!

Lee said...

I love buttons and pincushions! I love the stripey surprise bag you made - always the best type of giveaway I think. I enjoyed your blog! thank you!

Heather said...

Scissors or my seam ripper both get use to where they have broke. I've replaced both a couple times I like the color pins too. It's hard to choose a favorite though. bashfulhal(at)hotmail(dot)com

Lee said...

I am following now/ GFC -thank you again!

Heather said...

I follow GFC. bashfulhal(at)hotmail(dot)com

Patti said...

I love handmade!! My favourite notion is Aurifil thread. Thanks for the chance.

Patti said...

Yes, I am a follower. Thanks.

Knittingdancer on Ravelry said...

Tape measurer or t pins.

ELNM said...

My favorite notions are chalk marking pencils - easy to use and they don't damage the fabric. Thanks for a very fun giveaway!
emyerly(at)wideopenwest(dot)com

Elizabeth said...

Love the bag. I'm a follower too of course well I have your blog on my home screen! Ooh that makes me sound like a stalker!! : ) off to check I'm an official follower. Looking forward to seeing what your next post is about - love the wonky project x

Elizabeth said...

And now an "official" follower

Amber said...

I love my seam ripper, I use it all the time,
red_murray(at)yahoo(dot)com

Erin said...

I love my flat pins and grabbit!

wipgirl said...

Love the drawstring bag! I don't do a lot of Christmasy decorating in my house, but that would totally get used year round.

I don't know what my favourite notion is... maybe water-soluble marking pens.

(clumsy.chord(at)gmail.com)

Heidi Babi said...

I am a huge fan of my lil' twister tool right now!

Thank you for the chance to win!

Kelly Williams said...

Love my seam ripper. So handy. Thanks for the chance. Love the little bag.

Kelly Williams said...

I follow you by email.

Ana said...

I like my disappearing ink marker.

Alison said...

Rotary Cutter!

Heidi [Banks of Frog Creek] said...

Seam rippers and rulers are my favorite!

Debra Kay Neiman said...

Mysteries are my favorite read ... ;-) I am always looking for my seam ripper...I think they get lost in a black hole. Merry Christmas. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

Debra Kay Neiman said...

I am happy to follow you on Bloglovin. Merry Christmas. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

Heather62 said...

Are seam rippers considered a notion? I know I couldn't live without one or five... I also love little charms and other sparkly findings.

Whit said...

Seam rippers, rulers, and nice sharp scissors are my best friends!

EG said...

Cute! Does basting spray count as a notion?

Gillie said...

I love my disapearing ink pens so I can write or mark up fabric while working. Love your bag :)

Lisa said...

Does Aurifil thread count as a notion!!! It's my favorite!
lisamcgriff (at) hotmail (dot) com

Lisa said...

Does Aurifil thread count as a notion!!! It's my favorite!
lisamcgriff (at) hotmail (dot) com

Bonnie Pfrimmer said...

I love handmade items and that bag is darling. Thank you.

Bonnie Pfrimmer said...

I follow you by e-mail.

Farm Quilter said...

I love rulers and templates - for piecing or for my longarm! I also really love little scissors - especially those little ones at the check out counters that cost less than $5.00. Thank you for the great giveaway and I love your lined bag!!!

Farm Quilter said...

I follow you via email!

Jan Baker said...

I love rulers, cute pin cushions.... Everything about sewing is fun.

Jan Baker said...

You have a new follower by email.

Donna said...

I love using the erasable Frixion pens for sewing and crafts!

Leah said...

My favorite notion is super-sharp embroidery scissors for clipping threads :).

Abbi said...

I like pretty pins. Threads, rick rack and things like that are rather fun too.

Calikisses said...

That's a tough one. I like my rotary cutter, and I also like my little bias tape maker :)

Stephanie said...

Favorite notion? I can't decide!

allierae said...

I just got myself an awesome little seam ripper - it's called Seam Fix or something like that. It's the best!!

ikkinlala said...

My favourite notion is t-pins, because they come in handy for both sewing and blocking knit projects.

KT said...

I follow by email

KT said...

Unfortunately my favorite notion is my seam ripper...some days we are very friendly...on days we are on bad terms its my rotary cutter.

JaneB said...

I love surprises! My favorite notion: I have fallen in love with Aurifil 50 piecing thread.

JaneB said...

I follow your blog on Bloglovin'

jeifner said...

I love all notions :) Rulers and clips are on my list to get more of.

jeifner said...

I'm a GFC follower :)

tammi said...

I'm a notions junkie. I think I love my seam ripper the best, but I use my ripper the most! Love this little bag.

tammi said...

I'm a follower on bloglovin

DeborahGun said...

I love surprises! And I desperately need a seam ripper - mine is so old and blunt!

DeborahGun said...

I am a follower :-)

Macska said...

Oooh, how intriguing! Love it! :-D

My favourite notion.... I have quite a thing for piping at the moment, I never used to use it but am discovering it's awesomeness on garments now.

macska at gmail dot com

Deb (Two Cheeky Monkeys) said...

Ooh, got to love a mystery prize! I love needle threaders, seam rippers and 1 inch double fold bias tape. Yes, I am boring, LOL.

sofen said...

I love everything crafty, no matter what!

sofen said...

I follow on Bloglovin!

Charlotte said...

I love ribbon - but I have a problem because I never want to use it

Sasha said...

I have a thing for pretty pins. I'm not a fan of using pins so if i have to use them having ones with butterflies or flowers on the ends helps!

Sasha said...

I'm a follower!

Pre said...

I don't know that I have a favorite notion - I guess good quality needles and thread for hand-stitching. I have to say that I'm intrigued by bodkins though. I don't have one, just use large safety pins, but they look very interesting.

Pre said...

I am a new follower with feedly. Cute items on your blog!

JenJohnson said...

I have to have my seam rippers...yes plural..I tend to carry them off... :)

Catherine B said...

I love a good mystery...thanks!

Jusmom1 said...

My favorite notion is my seam ripper! I love that she helps me "erase" all of my mistakes! Thanks for the chance to win!

Jusmom1 said...

I follow on Bloglovin!

Jolien said...

Oh, surprises are always the best! Notions, are there any which cannot be loved? Buttons, pins, anything is awesome. :)

Thanks for the giveaway!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

My favorite notion is my rotary cutter!! It is such a help to cut accurately. Thanks!

LeAnne said...

Can't call it a favorite, but my seam ripper sure gets used a lot. Also Clover binding clips and Frixion pens.

Nykie P said...

I love my seam ripper, but not having to use it... Merry Christmas

Nykie P said...

I'm also a follower via email

Jo said...

What a great bag. I have just discovered wonder clips so as of a few weeks ago my rotary cutter to second place in the favorite notions department.

Jo said...

I follow on bloglovin' thanks for the chance

Jen Barnard said...

I love my water erasable marking pencils, I use them for marking quilting lines, then they come out in the wash when my project is finished.

Julia Floyd said...

I ♥ chalk and my scissors! Best wishes from Argentina

Julia Floyd said...

Following via Bloglovin'

{ HeatherK @ AReformedHeath'n } said...

What a fun idea! My favorite notion is my sewline marking pencil. I just switch out the lead from white to gray depending on the fabric I'm working with. The mechanical nature of the pencil means no dull points :)

{ HeatherK @ AReformedHeath'n } said...

I'm a new follower via Feedly :)

tarter95 said...

My favorite notion is glitter pens and lots of ribbon.

Pink Scissors Design said...

Small sharp pink scissors for fine detailed work.

Deborah
pinkscissorsdesign @gmail .com
Pink Scissors Design on Etsy

Sallie said...

wonder clips

CraftyHourMom said...

Fave notion: trims! piping, ricrac, woven ribbons...

CraftyHourMom said...

I follow on BlogLovin' too.

Helenjean said...

i love or need my little blue seam ripper

Helenjean said...

i follow you by email, thank you

Vicki H said...

My small scissors and pincushion that is at least 45 yrs old.

Serena said...

A good pair of snips or small scissors, and I love my magnetic pincushion!

Kathleen said...

Thank you for your kindness and generosity (even if I don't win)!

I love FOE!

Yvonne Campbell said...

A good pair of small scissors for stray thread. Thanks for the giveaway!

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