Tuesday, August 30, 2011

"While You Were Sleeping" GIVEAWAY!!!!

So guess what happened while I was sleeping????
I woke up to 302 followers!
How did that happen?
I am so overwhelmed at the lovely comments
and all the encouragement I receive here on my little blog :)
Thank you all soooo much!
So I decided to send this "Owlie"
to live with one of you.
This Giveaway is open to the U.S.A., Canada and Europe

The Rules of Adoption are:
1. Mandatory : you must be a follower of my blog (I will check :)
2. Leave me a comment telling me you are a follower,
also tell me a little about you, what State or Country you live in and how you found my blog.

You have until Midnight September 5th to enter and you only
need to enter once.
 I will choose a winner with the help of the random number generator on September 6th
and I will post the winner that morning.

Good luck
and Thanks again everyone!!!


  1. I am a follower from your great state of CA. It was your "don't fear the zipper" that got me hooked on your blog.
    I know that cute little owl wants to come live with me.
    Teresa's Heartfelt Stitches

  2. I am a follower and promoter of your blog.
    I found you during an Apron swap.....Halloween or Alice...or both!!
    I live on the CA Delta
    ps....I never win your giveaways, but that's okay, I have a better gift....you as a friend!!

  3. I'm a follower from Texas, the greatest country in the world! (hehe, we've no state pride here or anything.)
    I found your blog through my BFF...I think you might know her!

  4. I am a follower of your blog, I found you through Regena and apron swapping, I love long walks through quilt shows, eating fried chicken and plantains and sewing wonderfully ginormous tote bags! :o)
    (and I already have an owlie but I think he needs a friend)

  5. I am a follower from just around a few towns away from you. I met you on the Hot Mama Apron Swap way back sometime early last year. I think that little owlie sure would be good friends with my little orange owlie and my gnomie...just sayin'

  6. I am a folloer of your wonderful blog. I found you during a linking party. I am from FL. I am stay at home mom who crafts all day.... I absolutley love the color pink and anything with bling.... Thank you for the chance to win....

  7. I'm definitely a follower of your blog. I love it! Have been since I found you... although don't remember how I came across it. The day I found you I read through your whole blog... all the way back to your first post... and no I'm not a stalker!

    I'm a native California girl living in Corona. I grew up in Fountain Valley, CA. I love the colors red & pink (not necessarily together). I love all things vintage. I have always loved fabric! Thanks for giveaway! Would be great to win! Have a Great Evening! :)

  8. Of course I follow your blog--who dosen't?? i found you during a Hot Mama apron Swap and since have made some of your projects (baby wipes) and I have ordered the super cool shopping bag pattern you have made soooo many adorable ones of! I would love to own one of your owls. Please draw me. If you do, I want the last owl necklace at your Etsy shop. You can ship it all together to KY :)

  9. I'm a follower (and fan!) of your blog! I honestly don't remember how I found you. On one day I was searching for a specific tutorial (I can't even remember what it was for), and clicked one link and led to another and so on and found a couple of fun blogs that day that I've followed since. I'm here in the hot midwest and ready for some cooler weather!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  10. I'm a follower of your blog and love it! I think I ran across you in a blog hop, and haven't looked back! I love that little owl and would love to adopt him!

  11. I'm from Illinois (chicago area). I've been a follower for a while, and to be honest I don't remember how I found you!!!! Glad I did! =)


  12. Hello! I would love to give your Owlie a good home in the Pacific Northwest. One of my other crafty blogs linked to you and now I follow your blog directly! Cheers!

  13. picked you up at a link party I am teaching myself to sew while my kids nap here in sunny FL

  14. Hi sweet Karen --- checking in from beautiful Oregon. I found your blog when you joined one of my apron swaps. And it's been to my good fortune!


  15. I'm a follower of your lovely blog.Though I've only joined today your blog has been living in my side bar for quite a while.I'm from Portugal and I've found your blog through FNSI.

  16. Hi! I'm a follower from Spain! I found you looking for linking (or not) parties, and I found your Friday night sew-in. I did sew something, but don't post it... maybe I should. I have a little blog, just starting, and starting sewing a couple of months ago. Love your blog!!

  17. I am a follower from Missouri! I am not sure how I found your blog... oh yeah! I saw your Sofie's quilt on a link up (I think) and fell in love with it.

  18. I follow and love your blog. I live in Utah but am originally from California. I don't remember how I found your blog-probably blog surfing.


  19. I love that close up photo!

    So cute!

    I am a follower and I found you..BECAUSE I was SUPPOSE too!

    Love to visit..and thank YOU for following ME!
    Such an encouragement to me also..

    HOPE (I win!! :)

  20. Opps...not meaning to post twice..

    Live in South Carolina!

    but from the WEST COAST originally.

  21. I am a follower. I love owls sooo much. I live in Texas. I found your blog from one of my nights of random blog hopping (love your tutorials!)

  22. Hi:
    My name is Teresa Alcantara and I am a follower. I live in Spain. I don´t remember from which blog but I saw your owl bag featured and here I am.

    I think that your lovely owl would like to travel to Spain and maybe be featured on my own blog. Go check if you want, I just put a translator on it.


    Kisses from Spain

  23. I am a brand new follower. I found you via Not Just a Housewife. I love love love that owl. If I don't win would you post a tutorial? I live in Washington State:)

  24. I just found your blog. It is so cute! My daughter is going to be 10 and she LOVES owls, so if I win, I know who is getting this cute little owl. We just moved to Fishers, Indiana and they are a little lonely in a new place. Praying our name is chosen!!!

  25. I'm a new follower! I love the layout!

  26. I love owls! The owl pin cushion is so cute!

  27. I am a follower! I think I originally found your blog through a link up.

    This might be the cutest pin cushion EVER!! Thanks for the chance to win....I have the perfect nest of fabric scraps for him on my cutting table! ;)

  28. I'm a follower!! I'm in northern UT right now! it beautiful but really hot!

  29. Congrats on 300 followers! I am already lucky enough to have one of your beautiful owls though honestly I only recently worked up the courage to stick pins in him. It didn't hurt him too much and he loves his new job holding onto my sewing pins! He seems happy living here.

  30. I'm a follower, from northern Utah! I agree with mrs. Prince, it's really hot here. I found you through Bacon Time and Someday Crafts!

  31. I'm a follower from Moscow, ID. I found you through someday crafts. Love the little owl. so cute!!

  32. I love your owl! Thanks for the give away, follow with gfc too. I love your new bag you just made too. I love all your things.

  33. Follower
    The owl is just too cute I have been following you blog for a while, I think I found it through a craft you post on another blog or they mentioned you, something like that

  34. Hi Karen!
    I've been one of your followers since I found your blog (after you won the Friday Night Sew-In). I live in beautiful s.w. Onario, Canada. I learned to sew when I was 12, although I've only been quilting for about 8 years.
    I LOVE your owlies! They have such cute expressions, and your embroidery work makes them very special.

  35. hi! my name is elena, I am from eastern europe - Belarus))) i am a follower and i really like your blog and the owl)))


  36. I'm from Canada & I found you during an Apron Swap. It was blog-love at first sight!

  37. Hi my name is Donna and I'm from the Sunshine Coast Queensland Australia. I have only just found you through blog hopping which started over at 'my life in lowercase'... But I asure you, you are now in my favourites and I will be following your blog from now on....

  38. I'm a follower in western Mass. Unfortunately I can't remember how I found your blog.

  39. My name is Brooke, and I am a new follower from the midwest state of IL. I saw a link on somedaycrafts.blogspot, it was the owl that got me here....now I am gonna check out your blog. I already know I am gonna love your blog, because the little owl is adorable!

  40. I love love love my new owl. I will definitely do a review on your talent. I can't sew so I think it is remarkable when I see other creations done by a sewing machine. Wow! Thanks again.