Tuesday, January 5, 2010

And The Winner Is…

While I have you attention  *wink*  and before I announce the winner, I’d like to say  few things.  First and foremost, I’d like to thank you for the kind words and interest in my designs.  It certainly is my pleasure to bring them to you once a month and allows me to indulge the creative side of my brain as well. 

Please consider this my reply to all of you who took the time to leave a comment.  I always reply to each of you individually but because of the numbers, I elected to reply here.

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On Sunday, I received an email from Monica with the following photo attached…

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Don’t you love it?  The design was released on Friday and by Sunday, this is what Monica had done!  I love the fact that she made it her own by stitching it in color and by adding a pieced border.  Awesome job!

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So without further ado, on to the business at hand.  I couldn’t get the  “Random Number Generator” to print so you’ll have to trust me here. The number selected was 153 which happens to be Jantine from the Netherlands.  Jantine said in her comment that her favorite color is red so my redwork sample will be on the way to it’s new home as soon as I hear from her with her snail mail address.

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Thanks for making this past year of blogging a special one.

Happy stitching!

Kaaren ♥

28 comments:

Darlene said...

Congrats to the winner - woohoo! She's going to enjoy having your shared work. :-)

Heidi said...

Hello my dear friend Kaaren! Sorry that I have not commented lately but you have so many comments I felt they would be lost in the flow. I love your latest freebie. I have a mother who is a major snowman collector so might have to make this for her one day. Are you enjoying 2010 so far? It has been a cold start here to the new year. Perfect weather to stay indoors and stitch or quilt.

Hugs ~
Heidi

Lynn @ Painting Thyme Needfuls said...

Lucky girl.....congrats!
Hugs,
Lynn

Valerie said...

Congratulations to the winner. How fun. 2010 is my year to learn how to do this.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Congrats to the winner. Such a sweet little pattern :-)

Jytte said...

Even if I wasn't lucky to win, I feel I am lucky to get your pattern free and have time to make it myself. You call it 'Let it Snow' and believe me, we have got a lot of snow here in Denmark these days.
hugs
Jytte

Stephanie said...

Congratulations to Jantine! How much fun for you to see everyone enjoying your patterns and putting their own spin on them. Great job Monica and Kaaren!

paulette said...

Lucky lady!! AND thank YOU, Kaaren! I love all of the FF of the month give aways- WE ARE ALL WINNERS!! Take care!
Paulette

Quilt Hollow said...

Congrats to the winner. How wonderful to already receive photos of your new released pattern!! She did an awesome job! Applause to you both!!

Sherri said...

How appropriate that the darling snowman is going to the Netherlands where he'll feel right at home in the cold weather! And how fun for you to see your design finished in just a couple of days!

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Congratulations to the winner. I love the snowman in the middle of the scrappy blocks.

cyndi said...

I love the way Monica made her snowman. Beautiful job!!!!!
Happy New year!

Kimberly said...

Congratulations to Jantine (and what a beautiful name!)

WoolenSails said...

Congratulations to the winner and I love how she made up your design, into a quilt, just beautiful.

Debbie

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Congratulations Jantine! You have an original piece of art from the artist herself!!

Christine said...

I love Monica's version of your design ... she was very quick with this project. Congrats to the winner.

Janet said...

Congratulations Jantine. Wow Monica is a speedy stitcher, it looks wonderful.

Polly said...

Kaaren,
Did you make those adorable snowman heads in the photo at the top of your blog? They are just tooooooo cute!! How about a tutorial for those? Polly :-)

pajudie said...

Congratulations to Jantine. And I love what Monica did with your design - too cute. Thanks for sharing your talent with us, Kaaren -
Judie

Julie said...

congratulations jantine. you lucky girl! :)

stitchinfiend said...

Wow what a fast stitching and what a beautiful job she did of the pattern.
Congrats to Jantine I am sure she will love it.

Beth Karese said...

Congratulations Jantine!... and what a nice job by Monica!

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

It has been such a joy getting to know you this year, I look forward to 2010!! congrats to the winner!

Kim D. said...

Oh, I think I missed the giveaway.. Congrats to the winner. Thank you Kaaren for the Snowman pattern, I collect snowmen so it is perfect. She is just delightful and I love how someone finished your pattern already so we can see it in the bright colors. It's fabulous!! Thanks for sharing again..

Allie said...

Wow Monica is fast - and I love how she did that! I still have to print mine, provided I can stay home long enough!
Congratulations to Jantine!

Stina said...

My Pleasure to visit you... :o) Congratulations to the winner... :o) Enjoy the cool days of January... ;o) If we can..lol...

Siobhan said...

Congratulations to the winner! WOW, what a gorgeous quilt Monica made. Lovely job!

Karen said...

Wow, that Monica is a fast stitcher! Well done.