Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Stitching Pouch & Tools Giveaway

Hello friends and followers - thank you so much for visiting...I am so glad you are here!

As I mentioned yesterday - I have officially surpassed 400 official blog followers...and you all know what that means...it is time for a milestone giveaway!

First, here are the details on the prize (exactly as seen below)...it is a small stitching pouch with two inside pockets...and I made it with my own two hands. It is approximately 4" W x 5.25" H (when closed) with a Velcro closure. It will come "fully stocked" with a pair of gold scissors, tapestry needles, needle threaders, and a magnetic needle minder. It is made with the cutest cotton button fabric and is completely lined.

How to enter and particulars - please read carefully:

You can receive multiple entries - one entry for each of the following:
  • Leave a comment = 1 entry
  • Be an official follower (current or new) = 1 entry
  • Follow on Twitter = 1 entry
  • Post about this giveaway on your blog = 1 entry

Leave me one comment with all of this information and be sure to include your email address (or make sure it is viewable in your profile) - entries without a valid email will be not be eligible.

A sample entry may look like:
Words, words, words...your comment.
I follow your blog.
I follow you on Twitter (User ID).
I posted about your giveaway on my blog (blog address).

A comment like the one above would be worth four entries (entry information will be confirmed).

I will be choose the winner by random draw on Sunday, February 6, 2011 - entry cutoff time will be Saturday, February 5th - 11:59 PM CST. The winner will be posted here on Sunday, February 6th. I will contact the winner via email - you will have 48 hours to respond, if I do not hear from you in that time, I will choose a replacement winner. So those are all the "details" - good luck to each and every one of you...and again, thank you for following!!


  1. SO EXCITING!!!! This pouch is adorable Belinda :o)
    I'm a long time Follower of your Blog.

    My email address can be found on my profile page if I were to win ;o) LOL!

    Thank you and congrats on 400 Followers!

  2. What a wonderful pouch and I always need new new supplies.
    That would be nice for traveling too, I always take small projects to work in the car.
    I am also a follower.


  3. I'm only the third comment... Wow!

    Just finished reading your newsletter and I'm looking forward to seeing the new designs!

    I follow your blog. :-)


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  5. Wow, 400 followers is certainly a milestone.
    Congratulations to you on a wonderful blog.
    I am a follower and I your interest in following mine, even if I don't post very often.
    I need to get better, I know.
    I would be very happy to recieve your giveaway gift. My best wishes to all those that post.
    If I am the lucky winner please contact me at mrebec4@hotmail.com

  6. You rock, Blue Ribbon!!!! What a very cute bag!! I follow your blog. I love seeing the new stuff, and 400 followers??? Sounds like it's time for a margarita to celebrate. Hope you pick me!! My email address is "ilove2stitch@gmail.com".

  7. This pouch is perfect for on the go! I'd love to win it!! Thanks!

  8. I am a follower - thanks for this sweet giveaway!

  9. Congratulaions on 400 followers! I'm one of the followers. :D Thanks for your giveaway!

  10. Congratulations on 400 followers and your "new" Christmas tree for next year. (I have some catching up to do on your blog.)
    My email address is cemond64@myacc.net

  11. What a gorgeous stitching pouch! Congrats on 400 followers. I'm a follower, Please enter me in your giveaway. I'll post it on my sidebar.
    Thanks and Prim Blessings! Robin

  12. Congratulations to you on your 400 followers as well as soon to be released 100th chart/design!

    What a wonderful item to offer to one of your readers!

    Stay warm, my friend!

  13. How exciting! I think that pouch is just darn cute... I can not believe I was not a follower till today. I have you in my blog reader so I guess I did not realize it.

    Thank you for a lovely drawing :)

  14. Belinda, congrats on the 400 followers! Love the pouch and all the goodies. I have been a follower for a very long time. Will mention the giveaway on my blog on my next post. My email is on my profile.

  15. I want in toooo!!!
    I follow you here
    I follow on twitter
    and I will post to my blog


  16. Oh, that's a fun design for a stitcher, and I'd love to have something made by you! I'm a follower.

  17. Congratulations on 400 followers! And thanks for a great giveaway. I am determined to try to make a zippered pouch similar to yours. Please count me in-I am already a follower and I have posted about your giveaway on the sidebar of my blog.

  18. Congratulations Belinda!
    This little pouch is to die for! Love the fabric and it would be perfect for all my travel stitching. Tahnks for being so generous.

  19. I follow your blog.
    I follow you on Twitter Brokenfairy
    I will post about your giveaway on my blog (stitchabilities.blogspot.com).
    my email is on my profile page

  20. Congratulations on 400 followers. What a cute pouch. You have the best giveaways!
    I follow your blog.
    I follow you on Twitter (carolbushong).
    My email address is carol.bushong@gmail.com

  21. I visit your blog when I received your newsletter and became a follower!
    I like your patterns very much and hope to stitch one sometimes.
    My e mail adress can you see on my blog.
    Regards from Holland, Riet

  22. Congratulations on 400 followers!! I'm so excited for the new releases..especially "Turn the Page". I recently became a follower and after taking some sewing classes, realize I'll probably never be able to make a pouch that incredibly cute! Thank you for the opportunity.

  23. Hey Belinda what another great giveaway-you are always so thoughtful. I follow your blog as well as twitter and enjoy reading all of your accomplishments. Mary A.

  24. The pouch is adorable--Always get good ideas on your blog.
    I follow your blog.

  25. What a wonderful giveaway.
    I follow your blog.
    I don't have a blog but I would post it on my blog if I had one.
    My e-mail S_kane@sbcglobal.net


  26. Belinda,
    What a cute bag and the goodies with it are great. Who couldn't use more!!
    I'm a follower and I posted on my blog


  27. Looking forward to all of your new designs you are working on. I am a follower and would love to win this lovely giveaway! You are extremely talented and busy, busy, busy.

  28. So excited to see your updates!
    I follow your blog
    I stalk, um, I mean, I follow you on the tweeter
    I posted about your giveaway on my blog!

  29. I love your designs, and this little pouch is adorable!
    I follow your blog.
    I follow you on Twitter (sholowsmom)


  30. Congratulations of 400 followers - Please include me in your giveaway

    I follow your blog
    I don't tweet - sorry :(
    I will post in the sidebar of my blog :)
    My email in on my profile page :)

    Take Care

  31. Congratulations on reaching 400 followers...that is awesome!! And what a lovely collection of goodies to celebrate the occassion...I would love to be entered.

    I am a devoted follower.
    I do not tweet or twit, LOL!
    I will definitely post this on my blog.
    My email is available thru my blog.

    Congrats again...and thank you for such a generous giveaway!

    Happy Stitchin'

  32. I would be thrilled to receive your giveaway! Congrats to you! I'm a follower of your blog.

  33. The pouch looks great..looking forward to your new releases from market..

    I'm a follower


    Thank you,
    Debbie in VA

  34. I love all your designs, own most of them, stitching on more than one of them :)
    I follow your blog.
    Will post on my blog as soon as I get over there.
    Love the pouch!

  35. What a generous giveaway! Thanks for offering it!

    I'm also a follower.

    maurer dot katie at gmail dot com

  36. Four hundred followers - whoo hoo!! And I'm one of them!
    You've got some nice things in your giveaway and I'd love to be the winner - wouldn't we all?

  37. Great giveaway - please enter me into the draw. I am a follower!

  38. Belinda,
    This is my first comment to your blog. I love your designs and have stitched all the stitch starters to give as presents. If you do more, please do an Adam and Eve. please enter my name in the drawing. You have my e-mail on file.

  39. Hello Belinda, congratulations for your 400 followers. It is always exciting to take part in your giveaways!!!

    I follow your blog
    I follow you on twitter (@iconoisa)
    I will post in the sidebar of my blog

    Thank you and good luck to everybody!

  40. I found your blog through another that I already follow. I am a new follower to you and will post a link to this on my blog. Thanks for the opportunity!

    frggygrl at aol dot com

  41. Precious sewing pouch and lovely, lovely blog and website. Am I a follower? - I get your emails... AMP

  42. Congrats on your 400 followers.... please add me to the drawing....

    I am a follower and here's my email:


    take care, Claire

  43. Congrats on reaching a milestone. I would love to be entered in your drawing.
    I am a follower. Sorry, not a tweeter.

  44. Congrats! Can't believe you have reached 400 followers! Love the sewing pouch and the tools. Please enter me for a chance.
    I am a follower and I am now following you on Twitter (@LilysMiMi28). Thank you for the great contest and all your wonderful designs.

  45. What a great stitcher's pouch, Belinda. I have been a follower of your blog for a bit.
    Hugs & Happy Stitching, Sandy

  46. Belinda: I follow your blog and enjoy your patterns from Just Cross Stitch magazines. You have a wonderful talent, keep up the Good Work!P.S. Great contest idea!

  47. Love it, cute fabric too!
    I never win anything, but enter me anyway please... :-)
    I am a follower!
    Amycspals @ yahoo.com

  48. Oh I love that little pouch - your sewing is fabulous! I am a long time follower. :o) Thank you for offering such a generous giveaway.

  49. What a fabulous giveaway. And WOW 400 followers. Holy Cow. Congratulations.

    I am a follower and will post again once I link your giveway on my blog. :)

    Thanks for the chance to win your wonderful giveaway.

    katkiley @ aol .com

  50. What a great giveaway. Please enter me.
    I am a follower.



  51. That is adorable! Please include me - I'm a follower!

  52. Congrats on over 400 followers!! I'm still struggling to get to 50!!

    For my entries:

    I'm posting here
    I'm a new follower
    I now follow you on twitter - @purpleladybug30
    I've also posted on my blog - Here's the link address


    My email address is in my profile, but I will post it here as well.


  53. I love the Halloween piece you are releasing later in the year. I'm sure glad that group didn't want it cause I sure do! I would love to be included in your drawing. I am also a follower. I don't have my own blog or twitter so I'm only eligible for 2 entries. Thank so much and congratulations on 400!

  54. I love the new designs! Did you know that Nora Robert's home book store is named "Turn the Page"? Congratulations on 400 followers-I'm one of them-for your delightful blog.
    Katherine Marion

  55. Love the new designs and congrats on 400 followers.
    I am a follower
    I do not tweet
    I do read your monthly newsletter and I am waiting for the first pictures of your "tree"
    Will send to my basket friends who stitch

  56. Congratulations!
    I'd love to enter the drawing please.
    I am a follower and newsletter subscriber.


  57. Congratulations on the 419 followers. Fabulous giveaway, gifts are precious.
    I am a follower of your blog
    I'll post the giveaway on the sidebar of my blog

    Please add my name to draw.

    Happy day

  58. What a lovely giveaway. Congratulations on 400+ followers.
    Please include me in your draw.
    Yes, I'm a new follower of your blog.
    Yes, I have put a post about your giveaway on my blog http://maryjoanstitching.blogspot.com/.
    My E-mail is maryjoanstitching@gmail.com.

    Thank you. Happy Stitching.

  59. Hi Belinda
    Congratulations on you 400 plus followers.
    I do follow your blog. My email is:
    Thank you for being a great inspiration.

  60. Congrats on the milestone!
    I am a follower.
    I joined twitter to get your tweets.
    No blog.
    Love your designs. Fun stitches.

  61. Congratulations on your viewers... and on the many designs... some of which on in my Wish list... some are in my "to do" basket.. some are hanging in my home... and some are in the UFO basket (wow... I need to get those done and hanging! They have all been a blessing to me!

    3 entries for me Please... I am a follower... I have posted to my blog page... and I would LOVE to be added to this contest with this post.

    Thank you for such a WONDERFUL contest and for thinking of us in this way!
    My email address is stitchinpeanut@insightbb.com

  62. I enjoy following your blog, not only with the crafts but your goodies as well. I can't wait to meet you in the fall in NH and make the beatiful shaker chair. By the way love the new ornament tree!!!
    I don't have a blog but have shared your blog with friends.
    How sweet your are to have such a fun contest.

  63. Belinda
    What a great giveaway. It is even more special because you made it. I love following your blog to see what is coming out!! I would love to be entered in your giveaway. Thank you..
    Pat Matejcek


  64. Nati.
    What a great draw. Count me in, please include my name.
    I am new follower of your blog.
    I'll post the drawing on the sidebar of my blog.
    Congratulations on the celebration of your 400 followers.

  65. Congratulations on your 400 followers, Belinda! I love your work! I would love to be entered into your giveaway.
    I am a follower of your blog.

    Thank you!
    Jacki Armes

  66. Wonderful stitch roll & congrats on 400! I would love a chance to possess it.
    I follow your blog

  67. I am a follower both of your blog and on twitter and I will be posting this on my blog as well. What a wonderful giveaway! I would love to be entered in your drawing. Thanks so much!

  68. Congratulations!! I'd love to enter your wonderful giveaway and I have been following :)
    kimberlybreid at hotmail dot com

  69. Congratulations on 400... WOWIE ZOWIE

    I am a new follower here on your bloh
    I also am a new follower on twitter my name on twitter is liloldlilnew
    Kath' from dublshot@comcast.net

  70. ME! ME! ME!
    I don't twitter - -
    I might get on my blog
    I am buying a house in snowy upstate NY. I am far from home right now but this will be home soon. Any - - enter me


  71. Congrats on the 400 milestone!
    I am a follower!!!
    Would love to own this treasure so please enter me!!!

  72. Belinda, you are amazing! Congratulations on reaching a great milestone! You are so good to your readers.

  73. Congrats on the 424th follower!
    I follow you on Twitter!
    And I follow you on your blog!

  74. Thanks for a chance at the giveaway Belinda - I am a follower but don't do twitter - thanks Melody - mbryan10@comcast.net

  75. Hi Belinda!

    I follow your blog!
    Would love to win your new giveaway.

    email me @ gkilian@twcny.rr.com if i win

  76. Congratulations on surpassing 400, that's incredible! Please enter me into your giveaway. Your stitching pouch is amazing.
    I'm a regular follower of your blog.

  77. What a great little piece - you are so clever. I have enjoyed all seeing your lastest projects - the Valentine's pillow is lovely. Can't wait to do the stitch starter piece - the question is which one first? I follow your blog and check for updates every morning. Crossing my fingers that this might be my lucky day for the drawing. Thanks! Ruth

  78. I would love to enter. I just happen to stumble across your blog and it's great! thanks for the chance

  79. Congrats, and thanks for this fun give-away. I follow your blog (anonymously). I'm afraid I don't twitter or have my own blog.

  80. This giveaway has ended. Please check back for the winner to be posted on Sunday, February 6th. Good luck to all!!...and thank you for following...