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Needlework Give-Away Winners Announced!


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For this give-away, which I announced Monday to celebrate Needle ‘n Thread’s 3rd Anniversary, I’ve selected three winners, who will receive a nice little package of needlework supplies!

Each package will contain a selection of embroidery threads, some accessories, and a few little embellishments. I’m pretty sure the winners will like them!

Each winner needs to contact me with a mailing address, so that I can put the goods in the mail. However, since I’m going out of town tomorrow for vacation, the packages probably will not be mailed until I return. (Sorry!)

Without further ado, the winners of the Needle ‘n Thread Third Anniversary Give-Away are:

Pierette (Love to Stitch 99)

Agne (who I believe is in Lithuania!)

Haley Shurtleff (which works out well, because she’s a college student, and we all know what college students’ budgets look like…!)

Congratulations, you winners, you! Please don’t forget to contact me with your mailing address!

Now, for the nitty-gritty! Tomorrow, I’m off! But don’t forget to check the website each day for several interesting articles that are coming up – among them, an aquatic sampler that will have you just bedazzled by the colors and stitching, a hand-embroidered coif (for you historical embroidery buffs), some first-hand discussion on stitching your way into a successful Etsy shop experience, a tutorial on a form of Indian embroidery, a beautiful quilt made by a grandmother and featuring one of the patterns here on Needle ‘n Thread, a tutorial (from me) on mitering corners for finish work, several really nice free online book links, a new silk resource, finished photos of the pall, a review of a goldwork kit perfect for beginners (yes, well… I couldn’t resist buying it, so I thought I better show it to you), and … well, I’m HOPING to give you some updates of my journey and any stitchery shops along the way, but that depends a lot on hotel internet connections!

So, see, I won’t be abandoning you! I’ll do my best to keep comments moderated, but chances are, I won’t be able to answer too much e-mail!

Wishing you the best in the next couple weeks! Keep stitching!


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  1. Congratulations Pierette, Ange and Haley.

    Thanks Mary for all the interesting stuff that you have waiting for us.

  2. Mary, thank you very much for such great news. I am so glad 🙂
    Have a wonderful vacation:) We will wait you coming back with new great ideas which are just flowing from you when you are writting about your plans…

  3. Mary have a wonderful, exciting, adventure of a vacation, stay safe, hope the weather co-operates, and we will be there right along your side, listening to your adventures….. thank you once again for taking the time to keep us busy and keeping us in the loop! your little resume of what is to come sounds very exciting….
    Congratulations to the winners! We all know you will really enjoy your gifts….
    Keep Stitching….
    Kathy K

  4. Congratulations to the winners !! 🙂
    Wish you a joyful & fun trip Mary. We will be lurking around here, Stay safe and have fun !! Take care!

  5. Hi, All!

    Thanks for your kind wishes!

    I'm dreadfully sorry I couldn't make it to the PO yesterday, but ladies, I have your addresses saved and will see to it upon returning!

    "See you" in a few weeks!


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