Thursday, May 5, 2011

Mother's Day Giveaway






Mother's Day will be here on Sunday and I'd like to have another Giveaway. How about you?
Would you like one? If so, please make a comment on this blog post and late Sunday night, I will announce the winner. Kindly make sure I have a way to get in touch with you....

So, what am I giving away, you ask? I've given it some thought. I have a small collection of vintage aprons and for a while, I have toyed with the idea of giving one away on this blog. Now is good! This is another flea market find. As you can see, the apron is blue and white checked and embroidered with a cross-stitch pattern. One of the things I like about this apron is there is no waistband...it's pleated and stitched to form the waist. Different. Then, a month or so ago, I bought a recipe box at Hobby Lobby. Liked it so much I bought two. One for me and one for YOU. You know I love birds, so the recipe box appeals to me. So cute, and notice the
cards inside match the outside of the box....just another 'cute as can be' thing. I thought an apron and a recipe box would go well together.

While thinking about the Giveaway...I thought I should add a couple of other items. Just for fun. So there is also a 'watch fob' with silk ribbon embroidered roses and a heart. This is a pin.
I have had it pinned on the mannequin in the studio for a while, but thought you might enjoy having it.

And, lastly, a vintage dresser scarf, also from the flea market. It would make a great table runner too. It has some very pretty lace trim in crochet. Just love that! There is a medallion sewed in the center....I think that was added years later. Makes this scarf pretty unique. I thought you might like it also....if, indeed, you like the vintage stuff as I do.

So, leave a comment on this post and you might win this stuff. And, on Sunday, have an absolutely wonderful Mother's Day....then very late Sunday night, check this blog to see if YOU won. You never know....it could happen. Take care.....pat

27 comments:

Fourteen Countess said...

Wow! What an incredibly generous give-away! Such a thoughtful collection of gifts; I would be thrilled to give them a happy home. :) Thanks! ~Shelly (14countess at gmail dot com)

ga447 said...

Now I know what you were doing in your studio. This is just a fabulous giveaway. You are so kind.

Sheila said...

What a generous giveaway, I would love to be entered in it.Just love all the items. Thanks
sheilarbales@gmail.com

P.S. Happy Mother's Day to you

Nan S. said...

Happy Mother's day to you. I would love to be entered in your giveaway.
(sewhandy13 at yahoo dot com)

Cathy H. said...

What a lovely giveaway! You've put together such a wonderful package. I especially love the apron and it's in my favorite color! Thanks for the chance to win!!

COUNTRY PICKINS said...

What a beautiful giveaway...so gorgeous! I would love to be entered in your very generous giveaway. Who would not want to win this! I am a follower of your blog. Thank you so much for a chance to win this awesome package of goodies,
Hugs,
Linda gypsyluv1010@gmail.com

Sarah or Semmy said...

The top of my receipe box just broke off! I do need a new one and I find you are giving away a Wonderfully generous Mother's day gift that includes the same. The apron is just a beautiful bonus. Have a great Mother's Day. Sarah

Leann said...

Oh my word - how wonderful! Everything is so beautiful. How generous of you to share with us.

Happy Mother's Day to you too!

Leann

silverroses2 said...

what a beautiful little collection! Mother would love this :)

Erin in MI said...

I think it is very sweet of you to have a Mother's Day giveaway. And even though I'm not a mother, I do take care of 5 very noisy pets - they count! LOL Beautiful items you chose :)

Raven In A Blue Room said...

what a wonderful thoughtful array. I especially love the recipe box

have a great mother's day
Thank you for hosting this giveaway

Louis
schnitzomage {at} gmail {dot} com

Darlene said...

Please count me in for the treasure trove of blue beauties!
Happy Mother's Day to you.

Darlene ddoersch@yahoo.com

Cottage Rose said...

What a wonderful and generous give away... every thing is so lovely.. please count me in..
And a very Happy Mothers Day to you too.

Hugs
Alaura

Anonymous said...

Happy Mom's Day, Pat! And thank you so much for the beautiful letter and pattern. Such an incredibly neat thing to do. I will be writing to you. I think you deserve opne, too!

Blessings, Karen

Anonymous said...

Forgot the address!

toots.karen@hotmail.com

I would love to receive the lovely goodies from the giveaway.

Blessings, Karen

Christy said...

Hi Pat! You know I LOVE your giveaways. You always give away the nicest things. I would love to win this for Moms Day. I'm also glad to see your post and know you're keeping your head above those rising waters! I hope your area isn't flooded or storm tossed!! Take care.
Christy botm2@yahoo.com

Huxtabio said...

Oh, what a lovely giveaway! I have been enjoying the email updates from your blog for some time, and today's was extra nice :)
Huxtab io@yahoo.com

LindaSchiffer said...

What a kindness! :) I admire that 'chicken scratch' embroidered blue apron ... and adore the embroidery on the scarf. I really enjoy multi-colored surface stitchery. Will have to do more of my own!

:) linda

French 75 said...

What an amazing array of items! Each one is so lovely, I would be happy to have just one. The vintage dresser scarf caught my eye. I love the design and the addition of the motif is just perfect. And, the sweet apron with its cross stitch is a treasure. The little birds on the recipe box are so sweet. I'm going to have to hit the local Hobby Lobby to find one of my own. Thanks for such a generous giveaway, but even more thanks for your great blog. P.S. Your studio looks like a great place to play.

Brenda said...

What a great gift! Any mother would love it all. The blue apron tugs on my heart.

Cathy K said...

What a generous giveaway, Pat. I do not want to enter the contest (even though I do collect aprons too), but just wanted to say hello and wish you a Happy Mothers Day! And thanks again for the lovely handwritten letter and the lovely cottage card. You are so sweet! Hugs, Cathy

Julie Fukuda said...

My mothers day is half over by now and I got he best gift because when I picked out kids I was a winner already. I've only won one thing ever in my life but not only do I have the top six kids but a few extra kids-on-loan to fill up the empty nest!

Deanna said...

Oh, The cross stitch apron brings back memories of my mother - like "comfort food" ! Beautiful - Happy Mother's Day

Vivian said...

Oh goodness, I hope I'm not too late. Love the apron and other goodies.

Anne said...

Wonderful treasures!

Happy Mother's Day to you, Pat. I hope you are healing quickly, and I surely hope that you're high and dry!

Lady J said...

I hope I'm not to late, almost missed this. Lovely gifts as always.

Julie
(julie at comcast dot net)

Thearica said...

oh wow! This was a fantastic giveaway! Right through the middle of the retreat so I didn't get signed up but I know Darlene from CQI and I am so happy she won!! Go Darlene!

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