April 6, 2010

Toot Toot!

Horn I don't really like to toot my own horn (although my quilt shop coworkers who have heard me brag about being a part of this project for over a year would surely disagree!)   But since the Schnibbles Meister spilled the beans on her blog yesterday, I have chime in and tell you how excited I am about Carrie's book coming out this month.

Shortstory Martingale has always been my favorite publisher of quilt books - they have the most beautiful photos and quilt content.  When Carrie asked me to be a part of this project last year, I jumped at the chance!   I made the Big Schnibbles version of McGuffey out of Fig Tree's Patisserie line, and then Carrie assigned me one other quilt - Short Story out of Basic Grey's Sultry fabrics.

I am absolutely head over heels in love with the Sultry quilt, and it's taken all my willpower not to show it off on my blog!   I'm really proud that Martingale is going to take it "on the road" with them for the next several months, but sad that I have to wait so long for my quilt to come home!

I bought some Sultry charm squares in order to make myself a small Schnibbles version, so I can look at it while I pine away for Big Sultry.  But oh wait - I have about a billion other projects I need to finish before I can make that (including another project for Miss Carrie) - Baby Sultry will just have to wait!

What are you waiting for?   Go!  Order the book!   Order one for all your friends!   Come on, you know you have to have one - it's Carrie Nelson for goodness sake!!

Thank you, Carrie, for letting me be a part of this wonderful project!

April 5, 2010

Big Day!

Babies.jpgIn 1997, these two sweet Bundles of Boy joined the Stashmaster household.   Happy Birthday to my 2 wonderful, sweet, smart, talented BRAND NEW TEENAGERS!!   I couldn't ask for 2 more wonderful boys.

And now - I'm sure more than one of you is waiting anxiously to learn the winners of my blog contest.   I want to thank each and every one of you for stopping by and wishing me a happy blog anniversary.

I used the Random Number Generator to select 3 names.   The winners are:

2 Eva charm packs:  #119 - Valerie - who posted at 8:17 a.m. on April 2

1 Lumiere de Noel layer cake:  #30 - Norine - who posted at 8:30 a.m. on March 29

2 Rouenneries layer cakes:  #84 - Amy - who posted at 6:06 a.m. on March 30

Congratulations, ladies.   Will the 3 lucky winners please send your mailing addresses to me at 07fireball@clearwire.net?  I will get your prizes out to you later this week.   Thanks again to all of you for helping me celebrate!