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Surprise Pay It Forward giveaway

I don’t have any takers for this yet.
If you’re interested and you have a blog of your own, click through to the original post and leave a comment!

I have an ever-increasing pile of goodies that I will trawl through to choose the 3 surprises to give away.

only the first 3 commenters will get a gift.


I found this idea on Danette’s blog Quilting Chemist

who found it on Teresa’s blog Quilting, Stitching and Sew On

This is how a surprise Pay it Forward works (I’ve borrowed Danette’s explanation, I couldn’t do any better):

I will send a surprise gift to the first 3 people to comment on this post.  This gift will be made by me and I will send it sometime within the next year.  Exactly when you will receive it will be a surprise ( it will probably be a surprise to me too).

Of course there are some rules in this game.  Here it goes:

1.  I will make a little something for the first 3 people who comment on this post.  It will be a surprise and may arrive at any time in the next 365 days (yes, a year).

2.  To sign up to receive a gift from me you must…

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Resolved to Sew 2012

Very Berry Handmade (another one of my favourite blogs) is having a fabric giveaway at the moment themed “Resolved to Sew 2012“.

I have been thinking about what I want from 2012 sewing-wise and this is it:

To sew, not just MORE but BETTER

To take the time to undo the bits that didn’t come out quite right, to use smaller stitches, to finally work out what’s wrong with the tension on my main sewing machine, to learn how to service said machine, and to sew a lot more.

Last year I trained myself to iron everything before and during sewing, and that worked out very well.

Claire Bear

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