Sunday, March 13, 2011

Fifty/Fifty

Def: being equally likely or unlikely

COMMENTS CLOSED - WINNER ANNOUNCED 4/20/11 12:00 EST

Fifty posts and fifty followers, plus half of my March goals are already done. It sounds like a raffle. Well, instead of a pot-o-gold I am offering these:

A fat 8th bundle of lovely Antique Fair. Aren't they just yummy? So to my faithful followers this is for you - leave me a comment and I will throw your name in the hat. And you will get 2 (two) chances - one for the comment and one for following, but you have to comment to have your 2 chances. I would like to thank the lovely Kelly (Charming Girls Club)at Cotton Charm Quilts. I love shopping at her little shop, and very quick with orders that arrive so nicely bundled for protection. Yes, I treated myself too.


BlockaPalooza
This is Ryan's (I'm just a Guy Who Quilts) block from Thursday. I love this block the most and can see a whole quilt from this one block - turned in different directions, geese flying everywhere. I can't believe that this week will be the end of the blocks. I will have to add this one for finishing on my April goals - it's not going to be a UFO!



I made two blocks and mailed off for United Notions/Moda's "One Star Project". They are asking quilters to donate a star block (pattern on site) for quilts to be made and given to returning soldiers. http://www.unitednotions.com/LA_just_one_star.pdf



And these blocks I mailed off to Colleen at Lucky Duck Dreams blog - she asked for star blocks (cancer)that will be made into a quilt for raffle "Relay For Life" .



SQUARED UP


Ta-Da! Here is the "Let's Play Marbles" quilt top with those snowball blocks. I will let it hang a while to decide if I need to add 1 or 2 borders. Or I may add a flange with border - need to think on it.



And the "Picnic Cherries" quilt top is ready for quilting. It's 40" square, which I like for this type of quilt. I have a cute cherry blossom fabric for backing and a green for binding.





The Moda Charm quilt is done as well as the Monochromatic, but waiting on some sunny weather to do an outdoors photo shoot. Once I know the photos are locked into their respective compititions, I promise to show them.

Remember the 50/50 - I will draw the winner on the first day of Spring - March 21st Ancient Proverb: Luck Never Gives, It Only Lends.

Sewingly Yours
Sharon

63 comments:

  1. Congrats on you 50/50. I'm happy to be one of those 50 Followers.

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  2. And did I mention that I love Antique Fair?

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  3. Oh you have been busy Sharon. I have hardly had time to think these days let alone sit down at my machine.

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  4. congrats on 50/50...i think i was # 50......

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  5. Congratulations on your 50+ followers!! That's a very nice giveaway so thanks for the opportunity to win!! You are one prolific quilter; I love your work. Way to go!

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  6. I read your blog every time you have a new post from my blog roll. Don't know why I wasn't a technical "follower", lol. Love the fabrics.

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  7. Congratulations on 50/50!!
    I still am amazed at how much you manage to accomplish each and every day.

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  8. I am a regular follower of your wonderful blog!

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  9. OK, I am in !! Congratulations on all your milestones! And great give away!

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  10. Congratulations! Looks like you are continuing to get more followers....I am one of those!
    Jacque in SC
    quiltnsrep(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  11. Oh, that is beautiful fabric! Hope I can win! I hope even more that I can finish some projects like you do! You sure get a lot done! (Maybe when I actually retire....) LOL Right now I have projects that are scheduled out to about 2014!!
    Jacque in SC
    quiltnsrep(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  12. I think some of your snow is drifting down our way. Flakes are falling, but I doubt they will leave a trace.

    Congratulations on reaching 50 followers. I'm always delighted to stop by and see all the lovely things you accomplish.

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  13. this is the second time today I've been # 13:)

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  14. OH Oh Sharon, I so would love to be the winner of the wonderful fabrics..
    Yes I follow you and I do leave comments sometimes..

    Whoo Hoo!! Thanks for the chance to win..

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  15. I made a snowball quilt this year and I think it's one of my very favorites - yours is wonderful because those colors are perfect! I've copied off the Moda pattern but haven't made any blocks yet - must get that done this week. The fabrics in the giveaway are perfect for spring - I hope I win! blessings, marlene

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  16. Your stars are beautiful, Sharon. Very worthy causes.
    Your quilts are beautiful, too. Nice flying geese square.
    50/50! Congratulations! Love your blog. You chose very pretty fabrics for your give away : )I'm happy to say I have been a follower for awhile now.

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  17. Congrats on your 50/50 - and thanks for the giveaway :)

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  18. Way to go for your 50/50!! I am a follower too!

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  19. You have chosen some yummy fabric for your giveaway!! Please count me in, thanks!

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  20. Congrats on making 50 and 50!! That is so exciting!!

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  21. I am one of your followers for a while now :)

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  22. Congratulations! And what an awesome giveaway - lovely fabrics! :)

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  23. I am a happy follower...but I think I was before the days of 50:)

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  24. Well hello! Good for you! You keep me inspired to sew. Thank you for the very nice give away!!

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  25. I just started following - and I love the blocks you made! Great job!

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  26. Congratulations on your 50/50. I'm a new follower...#60!! Way to go!! You have been busy with your sewing! And i love Ryan's block, too, and can see lots of geese on a quilt looking quite nice. Thanks for the giveaway, and i'll be back to check out your blog.

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  27. Congratulations!!
    I'm a happy follower!
    xx, shell

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  28. Just started following. I am looking forward to reading more of your blog entries. I love when i feel inspired by people, and you look like you come up with some fun blocks and coloring arrangements. Thanks!

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  29. Not sure if we need to comment twice to get entered in twice or not. But wanted to also say Thanks for doing the giveaway!

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  30. Congrats on your 50/50. I love that fabric, not sure if you will send to France...but I hope so. Linda

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  31. Love that Antique Fair! Thanks for the opportunity to win!=)

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  32. I am now a follower of your blog. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  33. What a lovely giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity to win. I can never have too much fabric.

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  34. Congratulations! - you are a great blogger and so proficient and kind enought to post to other blogs with encouragement

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  35. Yummy fabric. Generous blogger. Any one of us would be thrilled to win this. Thanks for the opportunity. dmj53(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  36. I'm a new follower. dmj53(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  37. Oh, you know I am a follower....
    you lead to so many interesting places....

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  38. I love the banner on your blog-it reminds me of a Grandma Moses painting. I remember Scoharie, NY from decades ago when I went to college in NYS, though I don't recall its exact location.
    Thanks for the opportunity to win Antique Fair-in my favorite colors.

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  39. And I follow your blog. Thanks for sharing your quilts with your readers.

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  40. I almost missed this one. Grandkids having been hogging the computer....grin.

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  41. I'm a follower and I love Antique Fair.

    Thanks!!!

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  42. Congratulations on your 50 followers.

    rochellebuckley@optusnet.com.au

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  43. Lol, how did you manage to have that balance of 50/50? Pure chance?! There's some lovely work here.

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  44. Looks like I'm your 68th follower and thanks for offering a lovely giveaway to celebrate :). You'll be at 100 followers shortly!

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  45. Congrat on the 50/50. And thanks for the giveaway.

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  46. Happy 50/50! I've just come across your blog from Stray Stitches. Looks like you've been pretty busy.

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  47. Congrats on 50 followers.....I'm PrOuD to be one of them too! Thanks for a chance Sharon!

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  48. I'm a tad late... sorry! but congrats on 50 posts AND an up to date work load! yeh!!!
    Thanks for giving us all a chance to win a great gift. :)

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  49. Love your blocks for Moda! I am goign to send some myself! What a great idea! I sure hop ethey get enough to fullfill their dream!

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  50. 50/50 I suspect this will just keep growing and growing Sharon..your heart just follows us through each blog..
    great projects you have...particularly the second one...oh my

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  51. oh a follower why yes, for a long time

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  52. WOW! You get so much done! I like that snowball quilt. It looks nice already without a border...but if you want it bigger it sure wouldn't hurt, right?

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  53. COngrats on your 50/50! I am so thankful to have someone like you read my blog! I love the blocks you sent for the Relay quilt! They are wonderful!

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  54. Hey cute Sharon!! Thanks for the chance to win this gorgeous fabric and congrats on your 50/50!! This blogging stuff is pretty fun, huh? Also, I really like your One Star Project stars!! I have a few of them in the works as well!! Glad you are spending the day in the sun!! Hugs, Kris

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  55. I've been admiring your work on Flickr now for so long and I thought I'd never find your blog ... Yay! I did and I instantly became a follower. Your work is amazing ... and inspiring! Thank you so much for sharing :)

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  56. I'm a new follower. Congrats on passing 50 followers. I like the marble quilt - those are my colors... :)

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