Saturday, August 7, 2010

Shoebox

Thanks to everyone for the wonderful comments. I am truly humbled and honored. But a giveaway did help drive the traffic my way and it was fun for me.
2 mistakes on my part:
1. I forgot to include the date of the drawing.
2. I had no idea how many strips it would take to fill a shoebox.

Did I say I have grown MEN as children? The smallest shoebox I can find is size 10 (and that is my shoebox).

I could have as easily said I was going to ship the winner a boat! I feel like that is what I have laying all over my house when I trip over the shoes. Don't get me started on socks. I will save that for another post.


Last night I was home alone which is rare. I made a wonderful dinner (bowl of frosted flakes with sliced bananas), and plopped down in front of the TV with complete ownership of the remote.
I gathered my strips and ironed each of them, so the winner would not have a knotted mess. It was actually quite therapeutic looking at the variety of strips. I didn't even mind ironing, fabric that is,
not laundry.
If you haven't left a comment, please do so on the Previous post.
Will announce the winner on Friday the 13th. Make this day lucky for you and leave a comment if you want a boat, I mean shoebox full of 1 1/2" strips.

15 comments:

  1. I will be the first comment and then go do the REAL comment for a boat.

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  2. I know what you mean about boat size shoe boxes -- we have several in our house too. Plus an bunch of small rafts. We just went back to school shopping and it seems like there are 100's all over the house!

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  3. I had a night like that recently -- only with Cheerios and bananas. :-)

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  4. my husband wears a size 13 Wide... I can relate to boats! :)

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  5. sounds like a peaceful night...I'd love to win, thanks for the chance!

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  6. Don't you just love those occasional nights alone. Wouldn't want a steady diet of it but every now and then it is fun to "have control of the remote". Thanks for the opportunity to win the strips.

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  7. Ironing fabric for quilting is a satisfying task. Everything is so nice and crisp! Sounds like a perfect eventing

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  8. It usually takes me awhile to get my bearings when I am by myself. There are always so many possibilities when you don't have to make supper for the family.

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  9. My son wears a 15. I can send one of those boxes if "you need." I would take a year or two to fill. LOL I have to watch where I walk. It's like tripping over logs.

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  10. A box full of strips would be so fun to browse through. Talk about fabric therapy! I'd love to win!

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  11. I am a new reader of your blog. I picked up the new APQ at the grocery store because of your quilt on the cover!!! I love that pattern! I've been looking for a pattern for my son's bed & he said he loved (well, liked~ for a 15yr old!)so I bought the issue & can't wait to make it for him! Hope I win so I can add some of your strips to his quilt. :)

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  12. Hi Lissa~
    Long time no talk : )
    Can you please email me when you get a chance - I've been having a hard time getting a hold of you! Hope all is well!
    Hugs,
    Gigi
    gigi.minor@gmail.com

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  13. I would absolutely love to win your strips. I have been looking at the latest BHG quilt magazine as well as old issues of McCall's Quilting and love your quilts using the narrow strips. I would like to make those up!!
    Mary

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  14. Someone is going to have a lucky Friday the 13th this year. I have the magazine, nice cover by the way, and am grateful for a chance to win some strips.

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  15. Strips!!! Yaiii! you get the fabric devil out of me(maniac smile)More fabric!!

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