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Love that God blessed me with a creative gift to share! Love creating new embroidery, needlework and patchwork projects of all kinds! Passionate about my family and my faith. Love where we live on the south coast! Wish I had more time to be creative!!

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"She who sews with courtesy reaps friendship and she who sews with kindness finds love"

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Saturday, January 19, 2013

4 Years of Blogging and Grow Your Blog Party

Below is my giveaway to celebrate 4 years of blogging in conjunction with Vicki's "Grow Your Blog" Party.   Vicki now has a list of all the blogs who are "partying" so enjoying browsing her blog HERE to find some wonderful new places to visit ....


And yesterday I showed this in its not quite finished state .... but here is the finished pincushion or brooch pad .... sitting in a beautiful bunch of flowers I was given this week .... just to brighten my day!!


If you wish to join in the fun of the giveaway, please leave a comment on this post or the previous post and you will be in the draw on 1 February 2013 to receive this special gift!!  Good luck and thanks for visiting!! 


45 comments:

  1. Great, great, great!!!!
    Wowow beautiful work!
    Have a nice week end:-)
    Emanuela

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  2. wow..that's a gorgeous finish

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  3. lovely finish Fiona,well done.xx

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  4. Fiona, congratulations on 4 years of blogging. That's a pretty big commitment of effort ... Thanks so much for the inspiration and your generosity of spirit.

    PS Love, love, love the pincushion!

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  5. Lovely Pincushion. Love your blog. Hugs judy

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  6. What a beautiful little pillow...would love to join your giveaway;-)

    Gaby

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  7. Hello! I've enjoyed visiting your blog. I'm the mom of four too. :) I am now following your blog. I would love to be entered in your giveaway.

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  8. I love your little pillow!! Just wonderful!! Thanks for sharing your blog!! Will take some time to look around :):)

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  9. The pincushion is to pretty to be stabbed by needles and pins :-) Congratulations on your fourth blog-anniversary!

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  10. Your stitching is beautiful. Thank you for joining in on the party and sharing your blog. ~Elizabeth

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  11. Hi Fiona! I'm Quinn, here from the GYB Party, too! Congrats on your 4 year blogiversary...gosh, the paint is still wet on mine :)
    But I do have a little giveaway, too, at http://comptonia.blogspot.com/
    Your quilts are stunning!

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  12. You have a lovely blog, thank you for sharing. I am a new follower and 'Grow Your Blog' participant. Have fun at the party!

    Evalina, This and that...

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  13. It is so nice to meet you and see all of your beautiful creations. I love that giveaway prize! And I like your list of completed projects in your margin...what a great idea! I found you through the Grow Your Blog party. Have a very pleasant weekend!

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  14. Love the pincushion it is gorgeous. I love reading your blog every day:-)

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  15. I am visiting from the blog party-your giveaway is gorgeous! thanks for the chance Kathy

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  16. Hi Fiona... I always enjoying reading your blog. LOVE your work and what you make. It is usually what I am making!!! thanks for the opportunity to win.

    Hugs

    Sandyn




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  17. Just beautiful, far more creative than I could do. I would love a chance to win! Thanks di@cottage-wishes

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  18. What a gorgeous piece, I've also signed up to be a follower.

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  19. nice giveaway. i'm glad to have found your blog thanks to the blog party. take care & i hope you will stop by my blog soon. enjoy your weekend. ( :

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  20. Very nice to meet you through the GYB party. There are some fabulous crafters in blogland and the pincushion you've made is simply charming. I love the colours.

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  21. The pin cushion is even more lovely finished! I put my name in yesterdays post.

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  22. love the colours!! love stalking your post - here's to another year!

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  23. I always read your blog, Fiona - it's always so interesting and I love seeing all the lovely things you make. The pincushion is just gorgeous!

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  24. Your stitching is exquisite and such wonderful colours! Nipped in via GYB : )

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  25. Beautiful pincushion. I am looking forward to reading your blog.

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  26. This is just a beautiful pincushion. Please enter me in the giveaway. I am so happy to read your blog, and all the new blogs I am finding. I feel like I've struck gold!

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  27. Fiona, your pincushion is BEAUTIFUL! Oh my, so colorful and charming. Happy New Year - blog on!

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  28. beautiful pin cushion
    follow me-mscreations27.blogspot.com
    love
    maria

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  29. what a beautiful pinchusion!
    thanks for the giveaway

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  30. Hi Fiona! Just wanted to pop by for a quick visit and thank you for signing up to follow my blog. I'll look forward to visiting you again.

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  31. Gosh, what a charming item. I would love to be the winner. And if you get a chance, please stop by and visit my blog. I am making my give-away - a hand woven scarf.

    Elaine
    retiredknitter@gmail.com
    http://mynext20yearsofliving.blogspot.com

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  32. Hi Fiona. What a beauiful pin cushion and such a lovely giveaway. Couldn't resist being in it. Well done on 4 years of blogging! Must be almost my anniversary too.

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  33. What a gorgeous pincushion! I'd love the chance to enter your giveaway.
    I look forward to reading more of your blog.
    :o)
    Rose
    pippirose59 at gmail dot com

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  34. Hi Fiona,
    I´m glad that I found your blog, and I would love to win this beautiful pincushion, thanks for the chance!
    Bente

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  35. I'm glad I've made it to the end of the list and found your blog! Looking forward to reading more. Please enter me in your giveaway...that piece is gorgeous!

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  36. Good morning Fiona....happy 4 years of blogging! I'm a bit like Sylvia here...can't resist that pincushion...it's gorgeous! Happy Australia Day to you xo

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  37. Hi Fiona,
    Your blog is beautiful!, I look forward to reading more. Thanks for sharing the photos.

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  38. Hi FionaI'm so glad I came to visit you here thanks the wonderful work of Vicki. You are so like me in that I am happiest most with fabric, thread, wool, fibres and needle in my hands.
    You do such gorgeous needlework and I wish you every success in publishing your embroidery book on "Peaceful Threads".

    Where on the coast do you live?
    You may like to come over to my blog and put yourself in my Giveaway of a Vintage lace collage too.
    Wishing you all the best,
    Suzy

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  39. Your needlework is absolutely beautiful. And, your blog is wonderful, too. What a fabulous giveaway. Please stop by if you haven't already and sign up for my giveaway. (I'm tardy because my motherboard died and went to the grave!) But, I have a replacement now! Hugs from Alaska. Karen

    www.alaskabluemoose.blogspot.com

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  40. that is a gorgeous give away!!
    I found you through the blog party - if you need a giggle - come and visit me at
    http://leftoverchocolatestitches.blogspot.ca/
    :)

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  41. Happy Blogoversary!
    Beatiful pincushion :-)) So colorful!
    Please enter me in the giveaway.
    Thanks!

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  42. Beautiful stitching and adorable Nala puppy! Happy to have found you via Vicki's blog party - now I shall add myself to your Followers so I can return and read some more!

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