Thursday, November 1, 2007

And the WINNERS are.....

After thinking really hard about all of the lovely comments that everybody left me I've finally decided on the 3 winners. We have......

JODIE from Ric-Rac,
JADE from My art is my outlet, &
BIANCA from Hollabee

Thankyou all so very much for your wonderful advice!!!!!
Good karma has definately come my way after my blog giveaway.... I recieved this gorgeous bundle of fabric for the very generous Corrie over at Retromummy. Isn't she just a doll??? I love it all, especially the sweet strawberry one!!

I can't believe how fast this year has flown by! Christmas is literally just around the corner and I really do need to get my AR#@ into gear. I've joined the 'Pledge to buy Handmade' this year which I'm really excited about. I read all about it on this post at Ric-Rac. Thanks Jodie!!! Just like Jodie, I will include a note in each present explaining why I've opted for handmade this year and as much info about the crafter/artist as possible.
I bought a beautiful shirt on Tuesday with some of the money I made at the markets. It's such a simple design I decided to have a go at reproducing it myself. I've got it all cut out and ready to sew up so hopefully in the next couple of days I'll have some pics to share with everyone. It hasn't even used 1/2 a metre of fabric, that means if the top turns out it will only cost me a 10th of what it did to buy the original, now that's pretty good!! Wish me luck......


  1. Yay, thank you so much Jodie, I'm glad I could be of assistance! Now I need to get sewing as well since I am thinking about doing a market. If only I didn't have a fulltime job. Look forward to the shirt.

  2. Yippee on the handmade christmas jodie - you don't have to send me a gift you crazy woman - I would be happy to share what little knowledge i have with anyone. Send it instead to someone who needs a cheer-up this week.
    I have started the Christmas crafting already - with mixed results

  3. Congratulations to your winners and isn't Retro Mummy so generous. I loved my parcel too. Can't wait to see your new little project.

  4. goodluck with the shirt - i think you're very clever to be able to reproduce things.
    can't wait to see the pics

  5. well done jode... can't wait to see what fabric you chose.
    luv Ab

  6. Lovely fabric! I recognise every one on them!!! I've got them in my stash too. Good taste, I say!

  7. That's a great idea...slipping the note in with the handmade presents! I might borrow that from you, if I may. Glad to be of help with the market advice! I'm also looking forward to see your shirt creation.

  8. Hi Jodie,
    Glad that the markets went well... You are a brave woman...unlike me....Congrats on the win Jodie, Bianca and Jade,lucky girls... Take care!
    Melissa xxx


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