Recovered and re-charged from the wonderful quilting retreat, it’s time to do something specific about my blog anniversary and the traditional giveaway concept seems to be a great way to celebrate. As many of you know, I feel particularly connected to Egypt, and so I thought an appropriate giveaway would be a cushion/pillow sized (16inch square approx) piece of Tentmaker applique (featuring my favourite Egyptian blue) together with a copy of my first Egyptian-themed pattern book –
I have Carla Barrett at Feathered Fibers to thank for her inspiration and encouragement in actually getting started with a blog – not to mention all those of you who have subscribed, commented, lurked or looked, or have blogs or contacts on my sidebar. I’m not going to make this into a full rollcall but thanks are very much in order for my quilting partner in crime, Chris Franses who has kept our Chris&Barbara enterprise on the rails over the past year. And, although he probably won’t see this, I would like to pay tribute to Himself who has been patient, generous and forbearing way beyond his usual limits.
So, the deal for the traditional giveaway is also traditional – leave a comment at the foot of this post if you would like to be included in the draw, which will take place on Friday 18th February. I’m off to play loud music and perhaps stitch that final quarter of Whigs Defeat …..