Wednesday, 4 February 2009

I won !! (176)

Do you find that some people are born luckier than others? My mother, for instance, rarely entered a raffle without winning at least one prize, whereas I never seem to win anything. But this time I was lucky. Back before Christmas, Kate (at Stitched with Love) had a giveaway and I was the lucky winner. And today my prize turned up on my doorstep, delivered by a postman in his little red van.

Such excitement, but I did remember to have my camera at the ready. First, the box, all covered in airmail stickers and customs declarations and stamps - all the way from Australia. 









Then, inside that, a brown paper carrier bag.













And then all these goodies spilled out. Wow! and double Wow!! There's a dinky little bag - I've not decided what I'm going to do with that yet - and a stunning notebook cover, complete with notebook. Then there's a wonderful pincushion, which is going straight into use in the lounge, for my evening sewing. There's a cute little tin, with some glass headed pins inside, two pieces of fabric, one with lovely little bluebirds on; there's a pattern for a pincushion shaped like a little cottage which I'm looking forward to making. And an Australian Homespun magazine which is earmarked for my next rest and cup of tea.















Thank you so much Kate - it was well worth the wait!

10 comments:

Anita said...

Congratulations on your win. I also won for the first time a giveaway the Chocolate Cat was doing. Enjoy your good fortune.

maria said...

Lucky you. I've not won a give-away yet, maybe one day. Perhaps entering a few more may help.

Kate said...

Yay so glad you like them and I am even more happy that the postie managed to get through all that snow. Enjoy your goodies :)

Linda said...

Congratulations! Great stuff!

Isabella said...

Wow thats a great give away Quilters are soo nice dont you think.

Becky said...

Congratulations, Amanda! What lovely goodies you received all the way from Australia. Enjoy!

Simone de Klerk said...

Ha, this looks lovely!
Btw, I love your Dear Jane blocks on the side bar too. Very pretty. I'm going to start a Dear Jane stitchery soon.
Have a lovely weekend.

clare said...

Hi Amanda , thanks for visiting my blog and entering my giveaway . Looks like you have been lucky already hope your lucky streak continues.
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Candace said...

Congratulations Amanda, you received some wonderful gifts.

Becky said...

Congratulations on your winnings! Love blog give-aways. Such generous spirit.

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