Monday, June 29, 2009

New PDF file Pattern

Hi Everyone,
I'm really excited to release my new baby bib pattern. They are reversible, lined, and really stylish. I love them because they give a great deal of coverage and they wash up really well.
They are for sale in my Etsy shop!

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The Winners

Thanks Everyone. The winners of the giveaway have been notified. If you didn't win this month stay tuned for next month. We already have amazing donations.

The Winners Are:







Joyous Treasures

Karen (Venzie Bags)


Shiney Green Penny




Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Thanks Indie North

Thanks Indie North for the lovely feature!! This is a wonderful place to promote your business!

Monday, June 15, 2009

The Winners

Hi Everyone,
The Random Number Generator has done it's magic and the winners have been chosen. I am notifying people in the order in which their number was drawn, so that they can pick a prize!!! Then, I'll let the next person know. Thanks so much to everyone who participated and those who donated prizes. Looking forward to a big giveaway in July!!!! Please let me know if you would like to donate a prize!!! Thanks everyone!!!

Thursday, June 4, 2009

June Giveaway

 June Giveaway
Tuesday June 9th - June 14th at Midnight
Welcome to our giveaway! This is  an absolute amazing giveaway.My baby is turning one this month, so I will announce the winners on her birthday, June 14th.  
Please take time to stop by shops and blogs of the generous people who are featured.  All of them are exceptional at what they do.  Spread the word about them!  There is no particular order to the featured  items.  Winners will be chosen based on his/her draw number.

This is how the giveaway will work:

You will recieve 1 entry for each of the following comments (there is NO LIMIT on the number of times you can enter).  Please make sure that you post a seperate comment in order for each on to count as an entry.

Follow Publicly

Post a Comment

Share Information About the Giveaway (Twitter, Facebook, Etc.)

Refer a Friend

****Please make sure you leave a comment for each of the above and an email address so that we can reach you.

We will use a random number generator to choose the winners and you will be notified via email if you win.  Because all of the prizes are awesome, you can pick the one you want based on your draw number.  The first person gets first choice, second picks second, etc.  The hardest part is going to be choosing a prize.  Entries will start today and  the contest will close at 12 am Sunday, June 14th and the winners will be announced on Monday, June 15th .  You will be contacted by the seller to arrange delivery of your items. 

Winners from outside of US and Canada may be responsible for some of the shipping charges.

1.  Flair for Fabric                                                  Shop:  Blog:

Coming from the IT field, Sophie is now a working at home mom of 2 wonderful boys.  Her rapidly growing fabric shop has a great selection of modern designer fabric and sewing patterns.  It is her goal to simplify online fabric shopping and she does this by using multiple pictures showing the fabric in use.  Her site is very well designed, organized, and makes shopping for fabric an excellent experience. In addition to yardage and patterns, Sophie's shop offers a number of ready-to-sew do it yourself kits. Keep checking her site for new fabric, kits and other innovative ideas for fabric use!

Giveaway Item ( 1 Winner):Summer in Pink 8 Fat Quarter Set

This 8 fat quarter set is perfect for any summer project : a feminine purse or clutch, a twirl skirt, an apron or a fun quilt play mat, etc...Featuring 8 prints from Amy Butler's Midwest Modern, Tanya Whelan's Ava Rose and Darla and Heather Ross's Mendocino.

2.  Urban Fusions
Urban Fusions is a girl named Jen, bits and pieces of glass, a few tools, intuition and her kiln. The
 urban represents her, a small town girl in love and in awe with everything that is "big city",  Fusions is literally "fusing her inspirations and visions together through the medium of glass".                                                                                                       
Giveaway Item:  (1 winner) A part of Jen's collection of small scale pendants called "Little Lovelies". A deep blue indigo pendant with a tiny yellow flower with a red center. Wrapped with wire and hangs from an 18" ball chain.

3. Lil Miss Dolls

Katrina Marie is the innovative and talented designer for Lil Miss Dolls!  Her lifelong love of dolls 

and their fashion has led to the creation of Lil Miss Dolls, which features doll patterns, accessories, 

and fashions.  At the age of eleven Katrina designed an entire line of doll clothing for her "Hot 

Looks" doll by Mattel.  She made a limited edition of each outfit and sold them at a local craft show 

that her parents were taking part in.  This was the beginning of her entrepreneurial ventures. For 

more info on the Lil Miss designer, Katrina Marie see


Giveaway Item: (4 winners)

Lil Miss MISSY Cloth Doll PDF Pattern- Meet Missy, the fashion editor of Lil Miss. She knows how to choose great style and gives fun fashion tips. Her girly, sweet personality helps keep everyone motivated, but who wouldn’t like someone so pretty in pink! 

Lil Miss AUDREY and JENNY Hair Style Add-on Pattern
- Meet Audrey, she keeps up with the latest everything, but wants the romantic side of every girl to shine through. Meet Jenny, smiles are never kept in the closet, they’re essential for cheerfulness, no matter what you’re wearing!

Lil Miss JADE Cloth Doll PDF Pattern-
Meet Jade, she can’t resist a good shot.  She likes fresh, spunky, and new angles. 

Lil Miss GINGER, HAZEL and AMBER Dress Combo PDF Pattern- A great Summer Dress Combo including:

4. Whimsy Graphic Designs

Whimsy Graphic Designs was a little adventure Rebecca (the designer) decided to explore after a long, boring, snowed in weekend.  She put the skills she learned while earning her Accessory Design degree (you can find her handbags at to great use by creating one of a kind/customizable graphics for Etsy (and non-Etsy) members!  Whimsy Designs creates unique, fun graphics at an affordable price.  Each design is created with the buyers shop or design need in mind, and Rebecca works until her clients absolutely love it. 

Besides creating just graphics for your Etsy shop, Rebecca also creates graphics for your websites, other online selling ventures, trade shows, craft fairs, and much more!  Have your graphic design needs met in this little graphic shop on Etsy. 

Giveaway Item: custom banner/avatar set for your blog or etsy shop (I know from first hand experience how awesome Rebecca is, she designed my banner, avatar, business cards and it was a pleasure)

5. Jennuine Candles

By day, Jenn is an Occupational Therapist. She works with the older adult population in an assisted living/memory care environment. Although she has many opportunities to help people maintain a higher quality of life, she sometimes needs an escape from her  stressful career. She has always had an interest in homemade hobbies and has  tried several over the past years, but it wasn't until she found candle making that she found the perfect hobby. 

Initially, Jenn started out with the idea of making candles for her home and as gifts for family and friends - after all, who doesn't like candles, especially candles that have a scent that lasts from first light to the last light? Once she and her husband took their candles to work their coworkers loved the candles and started ordering them. She had finally found "her hobby"; one that she could enjoy, one that she could find pleasure in, one that she could use to escape, yet one that she could share with others... and that is how jennuinecandles was born.

Giveaway Item (1 winner)

9 ounce Palm Wax candle in your choice of scent and color

6. Danielle Todd Designs


Danielle's etsy site features one of a kind handmade handbags and accessories, as well as, jewelry, vintage housewares and crocheted items.  She lives in Burlington, Ontario.  I was lucky enough to meet Danielle in person at a show once,and I have to say that her sewing is very precise and every piece is created with care.

Giveaway Item: (1 winner) Handmade Wool Bag 

Handmade wool bag with a cotton lining and measures approximatly 8"x 11" with a 23 inch strap.There is an Inside snap closure.

7. Little Raven

Little Raven, like all ravens, loves shiny things.  Unlike a raven, she doesn`t hoard them, she turns them into jewelry and sends them back out to make the world shinier.  She lives in Toronto and is the founder of the Etsy Street Team T.Dot and Friends. (  She holds regular pickups for local orders too!  Find her on twitter (littleravenshop)

Giveaway item (1 winner): a pair of tiny sparkly flower earrings.  With about a centimetre of dangle, these are lightweight enough to forget about, but long enough to be eyecatching. Each earring has a frosted white flower and a swirly pink flower, both with delica accents. They are built on silver-plated leverback clasps and sterling silver headpins.

8. Monpetitviolon (epattern)

Vita is originally from Latvia, but  moved to Italy after marrying her husband.  Currently she lives in Trieste with her French born husband.  She learned to knit and crochet as a child and has has a hobby ever since.  At first, Vita was knitting for herself and family and friends.  After the arrival of her first child she decided to stay home and do what she loved.  So, she turned her hobby into a business. When she discovered Etsy and she was facinated and amazed by the online business environment! 

"My Etsy shop is the best job I ever had! "

Giveaway (3 winners)

An epattern of your choice.  (I know that these patterns are great, as I have knitted several pairs of booties myself from her patterns)

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Some Free Quilt Patterns

Hi Everyone,

I am attaching some links to free quilt projects from


Monday, June 1, 2009

Ron Sexsmith

We just got back from Toronto. Tonight hubby and I had a date to see Ron Sexsmith.  He's so great!!  Http://

He is a Canadian singer/songwriter of the highest level.  Recently he collaborated with Fiest (from the 1,2,3,4 Ipod Commercial), Steve Earl produced his BlueBoy album, Paul McCartneyand Elton John love him, and Chris Martin does a duet with him on the album Cobblestone Runway “Gold In Them Hills”.  He just got back from touring the UK with Nick Lowe.   He is really sweet!  You should check him out if you haven't yet!