Sunday, May 12, 2013

"W" is for WINNER of the WEEKENDER

Well, it's a good thing that SMS Giveaway Day lasts a whole week, or I would be in a pickle, wouldn't I?  When I got up last Monday morning, I had no idea what I was going to do for a giveaway prize, and being that I hadn't yet started sewing on Monday morning, I'm glad I had a few days to finish it.

Overall it was a really fun project and not at all the nightmare I had been led to expect.  I pretty much followed Elizabeth Hartmann's suggestions and took it slow and easy, and used a large (size 18) needle.  Since WH was out of town, I had lots of time to play on the sewing machine, so when I got bogged down with it, I worked on another project.  Consequently, I have made progress on several other projects in the process of making the bag that undoubtedly will become topics of future blog posts.


I really enjoyed reading everyone's comments.  If I didn't respond to your comment, it was because I was something of a ditz - I got so excited reading them that I forgot to respond, and once they were read, I couldn't figure out who I had responded to and who I had missed.   Thank you all for the kind words, for following the blog, and for following me on FB and Pinterest.  I hope that we can become good online friends.  Maybe I'll even get to meet some of you in person one day.



But now it's time to choose a winner.  I have to admit that I'm having a little trouble letting go of this bag.  This is the third or fourth time I have sat down to write this post, and each time I have gotten interrupted sidetracked.

But this time, I am going to succeed in posting a winner.  I asked Mr. Random, and he chose



Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:

84

Timestamp: 2013-05-12 20:09:29 UTC


Who is my friend and former swap partner, Mary,  and who writes one of the very first blogs I ever started following.

I "like" you on Facebook.


Again, thanks to everyone who entered.  Mary, I'm off to email you right now.

14 comments:

  1. Lucky Mary! the back came out beautiful. I'm gonna have to break down & make one of these I guess, keep seeing gorgeous ones online!

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  2. Ah gee, now I have to try to figure out the pattern and make one ;)

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  3. Lucky Mary!! The bag is beautiful. I'll just have to wait for another heavy hitting giveaway:)

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  4. Wonderful result! A person can't even be jealous of that.

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  5. Drat, my positivity didn't work LOL Congrats to Mary!

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  6. Congratulations to Mary, the bag is stunning

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  7. Congratulations to Mary! She is a very lucky lady and I know she is going to love this. So--ummm-do you think there is another giveaway in the near future?LOL

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  8. Omigosh! That means I might get to see this beauty in-person. I know Mary!!!

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  9. Congrats to Mary, it's a beautiful bag.

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  10. I agree, Lucky Mary! Congrats......Judith, Texas

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