Tuesday, February 3, 2009

The Great International Stash Busting Giveaway


Katy, from I'm a Ginger Monkey is hosting an International Stash Busting Giveaway. I must admit I have a little bit of fabric stashed away. There is a list below of the other participants and a picture of what I have decided that I could live without. Do you know how hard it is to part with a piece of fabric?? I have some fabric that I know I will never use but I love to just take it out every once in awhile and gaze at it. Does anyone else do this? Surely it's not just me with this crazy obsession with fabric. Anyway, here is the list of participants, so go and check out there blogs and enter to win their giveaways.

Hurry, because it is a one day, February 4, event.
I'll have my lovely assistant, Mallory, draw a name on Thursday morning, Feb. 5.

I 3 different sets. There is a yard of each of the first 3 fabrics that could go together for a project, then there is a yard of the blue with sunfloweres and a fat quarter of the yellow for another little project and then 20 5x5 squares of the each of the iris prints.

1/4 of an inch
2 Fun 4 U
A Tiny House
a very mary design
Adventures of a Fabric Junky
AJ's Antics
Anna Yama
Another Dilettante
blog memories
By a Thread
Citrus Daisy
Debbe Sunshine
Diary Of An Unconscious Mind
domestic anarchy
dotty cookie
Fairbanks Fancy Goods
finding Jimmy Macinko
Go Lani Go
hmm designs
if I could set my soul free
Im A Ginger Monkey
Justin and Nichole
Kylie's Stitch and Sew
life and times of Jill
making memories
millions of thoughts trapped in my head
Modern Jax
Mrs Schmenkman Quilts
Nini Makes
one big adventure
Patchwork Of Mini Grey
Piecemeal Quilts
Puggle Logic
purple paisley patch
Quilting on the Run
Quilty Gal
sago on tuesdays
Sampaguita Quilts
Selina's Vintage
sew funky
stamp gram
Summer Sadie
Three Kitchen Fairies
Tiny White Daisies
what I do beside work
Zakka Art

Enjoy yourselves and have fun meeting some new friends!

I had to show off a new picture of my newest grandson, Chad, Jr.

and his beautiful momma, Jenn.

He's about 13 days old an weighs 10lbs. 4 oz.


CassH said...

Oh my, am I the first? Don't worry I do the whole taking fabric out and gazing at it thing all the time heehee! You fabric is gorgeous and I hope I win!

Lydia said...

Those fabrics are lovely and I would absolutely be thrilled to win!!

You family is gorgeous!!!



Beth said...

Oh, I would love to win those gorgeous fabrics! I know what you mean about just gazing at your fabrics.. I love to just repile them and reorganize just so I can go through them again..

*Meg Larsen* said...

thanks for the chance to spice up my own little hoard!

Jilly said...

I also love to take my fabric out just to play with. Unfortunately, my preschooler's also love to take it out of my stash . . . and spread it all over the basement.

Count me in for the cute Iris squares. Thanks. Jill

sewfunky said...

What a gorgeous little boy...

Please enter me in the draw and don't forget to enter mine for 7 great fat quarters...


Ariane said...

I love your fabrics. Please enter me in your giveaway.
Your Grandson and his mom are gorgeous.

Jenn said...

Beautiful picture of the little man with his mom.
And pretty fabric...I'd love to be entered to win.

Nichole said...

I love it! I hope i win :)

Anonymous said...

Lovely photos of your new grandson and of your family at the bottom of your blog. :D

Ohhh there are so many pretty stash piles out there in the blogosphere today. Love what you have in yours, especially the blue and in the yellow. Hubby is so pleased that I participated in a stash busting giveaway, but, if lady luck smiles on me and a busted stash comes here.... I can hear it now, oh the hippocracy of it all ayama-chan..... Hmmm now for a cuppa and a read while I wait for the pixie to wait. :D

Kelly said...

Gorgeous skin to skin photo of your newest grandbaby and his mummy. You must be so proud!
Your fabric is lovely too, and I probably spend more time admiring my fabric than I actually do creating!!! But hey, the fabric itself is worth some admiration. Please enter me in your giveaway. I love it all, but if you are splitting it up my preference would be for the iris charm squares. I'm giving fabric away too, so drop by and take a peek at the Purple Paisley Patch. :-)

Margy said...

I would like to enter your giveaway.

tiff said...

those are beautiful fabrics! pelase enter me.


Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for the opportunity to win some great fabric! Please count me in =)

Melanie said...

fabulous ! count me in the draw please :)
mel xx

check my blog for my giveaway as part of One World One Heart

Megan Chamberlain said...

Please add my name to your giveaway draw, I love the fabrics. Your grandson and his Mom look so beautiful.

vickie said...

wonderful lovely fabric youhave a beautiful family. vbarton24 at gmail dot com

AJ said...

Looks lovely! Count me in please!

Cute bub too!!

AJ said...

Looks lovely! Count me in please!

Cute bub too!!

Kylie said...

As stunning as those fabrics are, nothing beats that beautiful baby boy and his mother is gorgeous! However, since I gather you are even less willing to part with them, I'll happily enter the draw for the fabric!

sewhappy627 said...

I would love to win these fab fabrics I'm a beginner so they would be very handy to build up my stash.

Red Haired Girl said...

Oooh, Please, I'd love the iris squares, I'm making an iris quilt for my daughter who's middle name is Iris and am collecting anything I can find with Irises on.

Count me in.


Becky said...

Lovely, lovely, fabrics and children. Thanks for entering my name in the drawing. I can use them all.


ethel and edna's tearoom said...

Please may I be included in your giveaway?
Thanks so much.

PS Beautiful photo

Anonymous said...

Hi, I'm looking (and longing!)for bright and shiny fabric for the blankets I often make for the children of orphange Almaz Ashene, in Addis Ababa Ethiopia were my youngest son lived before we adopted him. We will visit Ethiopia at the end of 2009 and I will bring the blankets myself.


Stacey said...

cute baby, thanks Stacey luv2knit@roadrunner.com

Vicki said...

You have an adorable little grandson. Please count me in for your giveaway.

Anonymous said...

I would love to win your stash and your daughter and grandson, just breath taking! I can't wait to be a g-ma.

So please count me in your giveaway.


Trying Traditional said...

Great stash, adorable grandbaby!


Sam said...

Greetings from Sunny Perth in Western Australia. I would love to win the fabric. Thanks for doing this; it is great fun. You sound like a 'lady after my own heart'; I have five kids, only one grandchild yet and yes, I love to look at my materials and dream of the time to make more quilts. email: s.downes@murdoch.edu.au Cheers Sam

Sherri S said...

What a SWEET baby photo!!! I love that fabric with the squares of photos on it. And I think I see Sunflowers? on the blue? MY FAV. Thanks for another giveaway.

Rachel said...

Yes, I like to just "gaze" at some of my fabrics too! Please enter me in the giveaway!

mamaspark said...

Great photo. They are both beautiful. Please enter me in the drawing.

Sardana said...

Gorgeous grandson! And Mummy! I love your stash, please count me in :)

Shean said...

Beautiful picture of that grandbaby. Please count me in.

Digital Misfit said...

awwww your grandson is gorgeous (as is his beautiful mommy!). That is such a sweet photo.

I would LOVE to win a fabulous stash from you. I love the bold and bright patterns in the first set, and I am a sucker for lovely charm squares too.


Deirdre said...

Count me in! Great fabrics. Does the baby come with the fabric?!

Lisa S said...

I'll take Chad too - he is adorable!
Mom of 2 Boys, Wife of 1

VintageCrafter said...

AAAWWW! What a beautiful family picture! Please count me in your drawing.
*smiles from Canada*
Carol :)

"Stampgram" said...

love your offering ... cute fabrics...please enter me.

Anya said...

All of those fabrics look great -- and so does your family! Thanks for the chance.

sarah said...

very nice fabrics! please enter me.

fertawert AT yahoo DOT com

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

Thank you, I would love to win, he is just beautiful and looks just like his Mama!

Pnkcndy at abcglobal dot net

Karissa said...

Nice giveaway!
Also, how cute is that chubby face?!?

Donna said...

Please enter me! Thanks for the chance to win! southerner@aol.com

Susan said...

Congratulations on your new grandson! We also have a new grandson just about the same age!

AlwaysInspired said...

Lovely pieces! I'd be more than happy to win! Please enter me!

sfer said...

Am I still on time???
Please, please, count me in!!

Thanks for the opportunity! :-D


She said...

Thank you for the giveaway!

grendelskin said...

Thank you so much for participating, your fabrics are gorgeous. The photo of your latest grandchild is beautiful, too!

Jenna Z said...

Ooh, all so colorful and wonderful@ Thanks for the chance to win!

Janet said...

Great selection. Please count me in your draw.

DianeH said...

Congrats on your new grandbaby, lovey picture! Nice to "meet" you and I look forward to checking out your blog. Thanks for putting my name in your draw and your generosity.

Miche said...

Beautiful grandson (and his mom), what a lovely photo. Your stash giveaway is so generous, I am amazed at all the great stuff being given away, it is especially nice for those of us who are building their stash. Thank you.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful photo. :) Count me in please, and thank you. :)

jenny said...

Congrats on your new grandson!

Thank you for the lovely giveaway! I could use some more farics in my little pile!


Lisa said...

You're not weird! I do that with my fabric too! (Unless we're both weird... nah!)
You grandbaby is too cute! What a chunka! I had big babies, too, and they sleep through the night faster I think.
Love the fabrics and would like to win them!

Annette said...

Such an adorable baby! Lucky you. And the fabrics are sweet too. I'm hoping I can be lucky on this one.

Sam said...

I definitely have a variety of fabrics I hold onto just to stare at them; I've had a hard time cutting into more than one piece of fabric in my day. :)

kerrykatiecakeskeb43 said...

Char Jr. (and his momma!) are both gorgeous - congratulations!
I would love to win so please put my name in the draw if you would. Thank you!

kerrykatiecakeskeb43 said...

Char Jr. (and his momma!) are both gorgeous - congratulations!
I would love to win so please put my name in the draw if you would. Thank you!

Anonymous said...

I'm in! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

(what an adorable baby!)

Dayna said...

Am I too late?? Love the fabrics.
That is an absolutely beautiful photo of your grandson and his Momma.

Wood Violet said...

Love the family pictures - they are just beautiful. Thanks for being so generous with the give-away.

Dolores said...

No fair putting up that adorable photo of your new grandson and his lovely, proud mom. I have no grandchildren yet but hopefully one day...
What a wonderful, bright group of fabrics. I hope I am the lucky winner. Please enter my name.
Thank you, Dolores

Aimee said...

What a great selection! I know what you mean about parting with fabric. It is all so nice!

Kim said...

What a cute little boy!! Fun fabrics. Thanks.

Lola....L..O..L..A....lo--oh--luh! said...

That picture is gorgeous!
Enter me in your drawing please!

Mindy and Lola said...

he is sooooo cute! thank you so much!

Becky said...

Awweee your grandson is adorable. Grandchildren are just the best thing EVER! (I have 7)

I would love to win your fabrics. I too covet certain fabric pieces and just will not part with them. I always think that I will be hit with the brilliant idea of what to use them for and I would be oh so sad if I had gotten rid of them.

Thanks for the wonderful giveaway and for sharing your precious grandbaby with us.

dbkagrayson2002 [at] gmail [dot] com

Esther said...

Beautiful baby (and Mum) and yes I have some fabric I just love to look at, doesn't everyone?. Please enter me in your draw.

Nancy said...

Thank you for the giveaway - the fabrics are lovely! The new baby is precious!

allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on you new grand baby!

I would have such fun quilting with the fabric you have to giveaway!

Deborah @ Comfort Joy Designs

kathy said...

that picture is beautiful! And I know what you mean about fabrics you just *can't* part with.

Momilani510 said...

I would LOVE to be in your giveaway...please & thank you ( & what a beautiful picture of your grandson & his mom!...CONGRATS)

Kim said...

Great giveaway - Please enter me! Thank you, Kim


Marielle said...

What a beatiful grandson you have. just lover the bright colors of the give away fabric so please count me in

Shannon Hillinger said...

Congratulations on the new grandbaby!

Anonymous said...

Oh your grandson is a cutie! Please put my name in for your wonderful fabric. I have so little and this would be a treat for me.

Amy @ Park City Girl said...

No you are not the only one! I would love yours :) Cute grand baby!!! Congratulations

ozlynda said...

Your grandson is very cute.
And I would be thrilled to win any of your sets.
Thanks for being so generous.
Lynda - Australia
lyndat65 at tpg.com.au

Codi said...

id love to win, please enter me, codiandtim@gmail.com

isabel f. said...

Hi!! lovely fabrics you have :D
count me in, please!!
hugs from Portugal

Merc said...

Congrats on your grandson! And please enter me in your giveaway! Thanks, Carrie

Fran said...

Oh what a beautiful baby. Aren't grandchildren fun? I have 11 and I love each and every one of them more and more every day.

Boy what nice fabrics you are giving away. I'm almost shy to ask you to come see my giveaway at my blog http://blogmemories.blogspot.com


Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

Please enter me...m..

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

Please enter me...m.

ikkinlala said...

Congratulations on your grandson!

I'd love to enter your giveaway.

ikkinlala AT yahoo DOT ca

Sue Cahill said...

That is one beautiful baby and one lovely prize.

Please throw my name in the hat.

Thanks for the chance to win.
Sue Cahill (sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

Jackie said...

Congratulations Grandma!

I'd love to be entered into your giveaway!

Reeva said...

I'm having so much fun blog-hopping and making friends this year.

Thanks for such a generous giveaway! I hope I'm chosen as the lucky winner!!!

Beautiful family!Peace and Blessings!

Janet said...

Beautiful baby and mother. Count me in your drawing.

debbie said...

Firstly, I must say what a gorgeous baby.Pls pop me in the draw.

maggie fellow said...

great picture, and love the fabrics - thanks for offering.

Angela said...

enter me in

Lisa said...

I would love to be entered to win. Thank you! :-) I am also having a giveaway that is part of the OWOH giveaway and would love for you to stop by and enter. :-)

Melinda Cornish said...

Ok,you twisted my arm...sign me up....If I win it may have to be sent ot Utah though....The baby is just beautiful...mama too...Melinda

AwtemNymf said...

awww- that's a gorgeous photo!!

Great-Granny Grandma said...

Beautiful picture of Chad Jr. and mom. Congratulations!

Thanks for stopping by my blog and entering my giveaway. Now I'm trying to find yours so I can enter it too. :-)

Mary said...

What a gorgeous picture!! Congratulations!

ozlynda said...

The fabric arrived today and I am so excited. It is very different from what I have seen here in Australia.
My daughters have already claimed some and I am sure we will have fun with it all.
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