A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Friday, October 09, 2015

And....we have a winner!!!!

Sorry, it isn't the lottery and there's no money forthcoming, but....

By the uber-scientific method of writing names on
slips of paper, folding them up, putting them in a 
container, and asking DH to pick one...

Christine, your name came up!

Your book will go in the mail as soon as I get your snail mail addy
(well, it'll have to wait until Tuesday because we have our
Thanksgiving weekend coming up).

Today it's dull and spitting rain here, so pictures are not good.  I do have a bit more done on my fall pillow, but will hold off on pictures of that until the conditions are better.

In the's more of the garden journal.... (I know, it's getting boring, eh?)

Throughout the journal, I not only used my own photos from our garden, but also images from greeting cards I had been saving over the years.  You can perhaps see some of them in the photo above and the one to the left.

The page on the right is fabric - woven and stitched with running stitch.  

Your quote today is from Morrie Schwartz...."The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love and to let it come in"



Christine Barnsley said...

Oh wow Mary Anne! Thank you so much! How exciting.....!! I'll send you my address. Thank you again! Christine x

Createology said...

Congratulations Christine. Mary Anne I am enjoying every page of your Garden Journal. Creative Bliss...

Baa. xxx said...

Congratulations to Christine! Love the page with the running stitch.

crazyQstitcher said...

Congratulations to the winner. I'm sure you will have lots of enjoyment using it.

Mary Ann your work is never boring - the journal is really lovely and the memories for you would make you happy as you re-view them.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and all in the USA

Lesley UK said...

Well done, Christine. I know you'll love the book. Mary Anne, your garden book is beautiful, not boring. I've loved seeing all the pics. Thank you for sharing. Blessings

FlashinScissors said...

Nice quote Mary Anne, and so true!

I love these pages of your journal - never boring, my dear! Thank you for showing them to us.

Congrats to Christine, I'm really jealous - what a lovely gift for you!

Barbara xx

janie krig said...

Good mix of colors and stitching, stay dry!

Quinn said...

Congratulations to Christine! :)

Renee said...

Congratulations Christine! :)