Wednesday, September 9, 2009

post #249 my big quilt giveaway!!!!


You all know it is coming...Post # 250 and I am feeling really proud of myself about it! A lot of you have been with me through the good days and the not so great days and now it is time to celebrate....I am giving away a QUILT!!!! It is so pretty in turquoise and greys and a some orange for punch and it is between a full sized and a twin so there is a lot to snuggle up with...It's on the quilter now, and I am making it for my special reader that wins it...It could be you! All you need to do is post a comment on either this, or the next two posts, put the button on the sidebar on your blog and become a follower of my blog...Each thing will get you an entry..So up to three! If you already follow my blog, one entry is automatic just cause I love you all so much!!!! I am so excited about this and cant wait to get the winner by random number generator! Good luck everyone and Happy 25oth!!!!

89 comments:

Nova said...

Love the orange!

Sherry said...

I'll be posting about it tomorrow! I really would love to win!!!

Thanks for the wonderful chance!
Sherry

Rannyjean said...

I already follow, putting the button up is a given and I am twittering for ya and facebooking for ya. Then again, I really want to win, so maybe I should keep it to myself. NOT! Call me girlie, I really want to hear how you are doing!

~*~Magpie's Nest said...

Congratulations on 250 posts...you go girl. BIG WOW on your wonderful quilt giveaway. Thank you SO much for the chance to be the lucky winner. I have my fingers and everything else crossed too ;)

Tammy said...

Congratulations on 250 posts! How awesome is that! The quilt you created is so cheerful. Please include me and I am already a follower. ;D Have a wonderful Thursday.

Tonya's Sewing Room said...

i already follow your lovely blog, please enter me at once...love this quilt.

Tamerie Shriver said...

Count me in! And congrats on almost 250! That seems like a lot, but if you keep at it, they do add up.

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Such a generous giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity to win! Have a wonderful day. Twyla

Jessica at Kids Napping? I'm Scrapping! said...

OH! Me! Me! Me! :)

roc said...

ok...enter me x 3....i'm a follower, added the blog button to my blog and i am leaving a post. now i KNOW without a doubt that this quilt has to be mine because it's MY FAVORITE colors and i LOVE it!!!

Mary S said...

Wow what a generous give-a-way...love all your work and would surely love to win this gorgeous quilt
Mary S

grandmarockton said...

would love to WIN this QUILT as I could never have to many as I give most of finishs AWAY!

Jody said...

What a nice thing to do--very generous!! Enter me 3x, please--I'm putting the button on as soon as I finish this!!

Dayna said...

Signed on Melinda. I love the pajama pants in your previous post. They look comfortable. Would love to win the quilt. Here in the cold of Wisconsin in winter you learn to appreciate quilts!

Lexie's thoughts said...

Hi! I'm Sherrys daughter from IF I COULD SET MY SOUL FREE. I looked on her blog & saw this GORGEOUS quilt. I would looovvveee to win it!!! I'm not too sure how to put the button on the sidebar so I'll have to ask my mom about that. but I would love to enter to win your beautiful quilt! Thanks!

-Alexis

She'sSewPretty said...

Thank you for stopping by and inviting me to enter your giveaway. I would love to win that beautiful quilt!

singtatter said...

Congratulations on 250 posts! A wonderful giveaway - such a pretty quilt! Love your ATCs too!

Norma Soulet (AZArtist) said...

Hi Melinda,

Oh your quilt is lovely! Thanks for letting me know about the giveaway. Hope I have luck! :)

purplepaint said...

Melinda! What a generous giveaway! You know I'm in! On my way to post about it on my blog. Marva

Yarni Gras! said...

congrats on your hitting the big one!
I hope to win.....I LURVE orange!

Sue Cahill said...

Love that quilt, going to keep my fingers and toes crossed!!

Can't believe you are giving it away!!!

Sue Cahill (sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

Sue Cahill said...

I have happily joined as a follower!!

Sue Cahill (sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

Lorraine said...

good luck everyone...what a giveaway superb

Bec Clarke said...

Oh aren't you generous to give that lovely quilt away.
Please put my name in the draw, I'll be back when I've done the other things.

luv2sew said...

I just found the grandparents raising grandchildren blog
I look forward to getting to know some of you
I also love to quilt it is my getaway. The quilt looks great. So wonderful of you to do this. I have had to give it up for the last year because of .....
I am going to a quilt retreat very soon, I can't wait.

COUNTRY PICKINS said...

What a wonderful giveaway and what a kind person you are to do this. It is absolutely gorgeous. Congrats on your posts. I hope I win. I really love the quilt! Linda

Tonya's Sewing Room said...

okie dokie, I just blogged your giveaway. enter me 25 more times. hahaha

Renee G said...

This is lovely. Please include me.
rsgrandinetti@yahoo(dot)com

Barb said...

Tonya sent me over here...the quilt is absoutely wonderful and would love the chance to win it. I am now a follower and glad I am...I will post the button on my sidebar as well...if internet is willing. having troubles.

www.bejeweledquilts.blogspot.com

Linda B said...

Oh, oh, oh, count me in. And howdy, neighbor! Well, sorta.
I'm posting your button and am now a follower. Plus, I'll blog about ya. Love your blog.

searchfamilies said...

Lovely Quilt please count me in & i am now a follower
Hugs Janice

Gene Black said...

Hi, Tonya sent me. Well so did Linda B. I read about it on BOTH their blogs. Love the quilt. If I win, it will have a good home.
I am also following.

Pat said...

I just became a follower...sent by some of my blogging buddies who have already commented here. I will blog about this on my blog tomorrow (Monday). GREAT quilt...wonderful giveaway!! Thanks for being so generous (and I'll be even more thankful if I'm the winnner....LOL)

luv2quilt2 said...

Wow, what a giveaway. I came to your blog through someone else's, but I love it. Keep it up.

Annie said...

Congratulations on your 250th post. What a fantastic giveaway - love the colours in the quilt. I don't have a blog, but I have become a follower. Hugs

Kaye said...

Tonya,Barbara, Gene, Pat, Linda all sent me, so I am in good company. Congratulations on # 250. WOW! I have become a follower and would adore the beautiful quilt. Thanks for your generousity

Deborah said...

Such a kind and generous heart you have. Being new to quilting, I know how much money goes into the purchase of the fabrics, how much time and effort goes into the sewingof each individual piece, and then the quilting, and then the binding. You.are.so.big.hearted. This is a terrific giveaway. Please, please, please put my name in the hat. And put me in a second time, because I'm a follower. Sadly, I don't have a blog, so can't get a third entry. But ys - you go girl! dmj53(at)hotmail(dot)com

SewCalGal said...

Lovely blog and delightful quilt. You are definitely very inspirational. I look forward to following your blog.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Terri said...

What a beautiful Quilt. Congrats on 250. I'd love to be entered into your draw
threadsthroughouttime@shaw.ca

Laurie said...

Oh! I love this quilt and add me to the list! Your button is going on my blog, and I already follow! Thanks for a great opportunity!! How generous!!

Fiesta said...

Melinda what a generous gift. Please count me twice, I signed up as a follower. Your work is beautiful.

Shiree said...

it's a bit like Lotto really, isn't it, but someone has to win this georgeous georgeous quilt,

joanne lendaro said...

Cool!! Count me in!!
I'll put it on my blog, and I'm a new follower!! Thanks!!

free indeed said...

That's some serious gratitude! Wow. An entire quilt! Would love to have this to cuddle up with the grands when they come to visit...that orange will speak to them and the turquoise speaks to me! Perfect!

sewmeow said...

Thanks for chance to win! Love the blues!

BROOKE said...

Beautiful! Count me times 3 please!

Love 2 Quilt said...

Beautiful quilt

Love 2 Quilt said...

I've become a follower

Zlaty said...

Congratulations and for many more!!!

I saw on Pat's blog about your giveaway! Wonderful colors and quilt!

Happy sewing!

Zlaty

Egater said...

congratuletions!
Your quilt is just stunning
egater
Estonia

Sara said...

Turquoise seems to be the new "in" color...I love it! Nice quilt!!!

white o'morn cottage said...

Quite fabulous! count me in please!...pam

Patty said...

Tonya sent me over please enter me into your give away!

Patty said...

Congratulations on your 250th post! What an awesome giveaway!I published your button on my blog.

diplofam said...

Great quilt! Always looking to add more quilts to Margaret's Hope Chest. I would love to win!
Thanks for the chance!
Carin
www.margaretshopechest.com

Guilitta said...

Hello Melinda,

Your give away is on my sidebar, so please give me 2 entries to your wunderfull quilt.

Greeting Guilitta from Germany

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

What a great giveaway! Love the quilt. Thanks for entering me in your giveaway :-)

Doina said...

Generous giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity to win!

scrapworking said...

How beautiful and generous! I will begin following you as well. Love your story on how you became a quilter and that you quilt joyfully, not perfectly. That describes me too! Thanks!

Sharon in FL

Laurie said...

Yay! I am a follower already! I get an entry!

Caitlin said...

What a fab giveaway! I am so in love with quilts. I made one but gave it away as a gift to my boyfriend so alas I have none. Maybe I'll get lucky!!!

I now follow you and added your button to my blog. :)

rockgranny said...

From now on, I'll be following you and just added your button to my blog. And post about your wonderful giveaway, too.
Congratulations on your 250th post!
Simona

Martina said...

Great quilt just love it. And for sur like to follow you.

TZel said...

Congrats! And I am your new follower ;-)

Suzie Button said...

Love the quilt! I am also now a follower too! Suzie

karen said...

wold love to win this one

arlette said...

Love the quilt, please count me in 1- I'm posting a comment, lol 2- I put the button on my sidebar, in my blog and 3-I'm your follower now, yay!. Happy 250 post...

Mrs. Sew and Sew - Karen said...

Thanks for a chance to win the beautiful quilt. I love it. I am now a follower also. I just found your blog and became a follower. Now I am off to read more of your blog. :) Karen

Micki said...

Thanks for the wonderful quilt...it is a blue as the sea. I am now a follower too. You did a lovely job on the quilt!
Micki

Tonya's Sewing Room said...

man, 69 entries, I keep checking back to see how my chances are. lol don't let anyone else enter. haha just kidding

FOKXXY said...

Wow. Just found your site and LOVE that quilt. You can be sure I will be sticking around! This is wonderful!

ssummmer(at)gmail(dot)com

FOKXXY said...

I became a follower.

ssummmer(at)gmail(dot)com

Quiltmoose - Dagmar said...

Wow, Melinda!!! This is awesome! What a generous give-away!!! I'd love to win that fabulous quilt (who wouldn't?) :))

Of course I am a follower of your blog already. And I posted about your give-away on the sidebar of my blog.

Dagmar from Germany

Coloradolady said...

Oh, what a beauty. I took my first quilting class this summer, finished my quilt and entered it in a quilt show going on this weekend...I will blog about the show next week....

I clicked on follow button, thanks for a wonderful chance at a wonderful quilt

María Isabel said...

Congratulations for 250 post. I love yhe giveaways, greetings from Uruguay
javasa4@hotmail.com

Willow Lake Stitches said...

Hi Melinda !

Well, I am a new follower of yours, and I put your button and link on my blog, your quilt is so bright and fun, and what a nice giveaway ! Congrats on your 250 post, it looks like I will have some catching up on reading to do !

from another joyful quilter,

Beth

carylsrealm said...

Oh my gosh! It's gorgeous!

Colleen said...

Wonderful giveaway and very generous!!! Congratulations on 250!

isa & marta said...

Felices 250, maravilloso regalo , gracias por la oportunidad de ganarlo. anoteme,soy su seguidora , he publicado el boton y me encantó descubrir su blog.

TUTU Monkey said...

oooooo hope I am not too late.....

Happy 250!!

Jenny said...

congratulations on 250 posts, that is great...as well is your quilt. thank you for the great giveaway.
hope there is still time to enter.
krousegirl2 at aol dot com

Anonymous said...

oh! my son is ready for his big boy bed and this would be terrific!! Thanks for a chance.
blrohloff at aol dot com
Brina

Pam said...

I'd love a chance to win your great quilt. Love the colors.

Millie said...

Barb sent me over to your blog. What a lovely quilt and I love the colors so much...congratulations on 250 posts!

Barb said...

Congratulations on your 250th post! I came to you by way of Barb and I am so happy to be here! What a beautiful quilt--the colors are gorgeous....Here is for one chance to win!

Barb said...

I am now a follower of yours! Thanks!

pippirose said...

What a lovely quilt!
I'm now a follower of your blog via Blogger.
:o)
pippirost59 at gmail dot com

Barb said...

I am putting your button on my sidebar of my blog tonight for another chance in your giveaway! Thanks so much!

audreyscountrycrafts said...

What a wonderful give away!! I am now following your blog.