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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Exciting Days

I have had a few exciting quilting days and I have not had to do any of the work! Saturday I went to a beautiful quilt guild show. Unfortunately, my memory stick got left in my computer at home.The quilts were gorgeous and there were great vendors too. Just for a lark, I decided to see if I could find an EZ Easy Dresden Ruler. I had been looking for one locally 2 years ago, when I was in the Bee Beautiful Bee, but couldn't find one so I used another ruler instead. At one of the booths, they had one hanging on a rack all by itself. I was so excited. I just found out yesterday too that there is an EZ Dresden Challenge starting June 1. There are some amazing prizes to be won!


The guild had a really neat door prize. They had collected all the spools the guild had used for a year, put them into a huge raffle cage and had you guess the number. I guessed my daughter's favourite number and on Sunday evening I got a call to say I had won the basket. I have no idea what is in the basket because I was doing it to keep my kids busy.








Yesterday when I got home, I had the most beautiful parcel package I had ever seen.







 


 It was the swap quilt from Cheryl of Polka Dots & Rick Rack. The quilt is stunning.


 

She also had made me this really cool journal and a mug rug. It will go perfectly with my Jelly Roll Swap quilt once it is done. I can sip hot chocolate put my mug on my mug rug, lie under the quilt and watch a movie.





The winner of my Sew Mama Sew Giveaway is  #14, Jennie P. who would love to visit Hogwarts. I read all of the amazing places everyone would like to visit, and I have to say I now have quite a bit more added to my list.

7 comments:

Darlene said...

You're going to love your dresden ruler. :-)

Adorable small quilt from Cheryl and the bonus goodies, too.

Ariane said...

Sounds like you had an amazing weekend. Love your swap package!!!

CitricSugar said...

Good stuff!

I saw you won some patterns from Jaybird, too. Lucky duck! Can't wait to hear what's in the basket...

Michele Pacey said...

Yay for winning unknown prizes, lucky you! I bet you it'll be good whatever it is!

angela said...

what a ton of fun! can't wait to see what you find from the basket.

I can't believe you just now got an EZ dresden! So glad you finally found one.

Kati from Kati's Quilting said...

Wow, guess it's Dresden time! :))) Can't wait to see what you'll make! Congratulations on winning the basket! how lucky are you? :)

Cheryl said...

Glad your swap package arrived safe and sound!!