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And the Winner Is… for Little Flowers in Silk Ribbon

 

Last week, I reviewed Di van Niekerk’s new silk ribbon embroidery book, Little Flowers in Silk & Organza Ribbon. It’s a gorgeous book, accessible to beginners and beyond, with beautiful ribbon embroidery projects within!

Little Flowers in Silk & Organza Ribbon

And then, for the fun of it, I ran a quick little give-away so that one of you could add the book to your needlework library.

And to enter the give-away, I asked you answer this question: What attracts you most to ribbon embroidery and makes you Really Want this book?

And then many of you entered the give-away, and I got to read all your fun answers! I love reading your answers! Because give-aways always generate the most comments, I like to ask questions that give me some insight into what people like, embroidery-wise, and why. I always find them interesting to read, often inspirational, sometimes thought-provoking, sometimes funny, sometimes heart-warming or heart-wrenching. Sometimes, they’re very practical answers. Sometimes, they’re the stuff dreams and aspirations are made of: Some day, I will do this…

Well, whatever the case, I love reading your answers!

But down to business here – the next step was to generate a random number and pick the winner.

And today’s winner is…

Elizabeth Braun!

Elizabeth has a lovely needlework blog called Sew in Love, where she writes about her own embroidery and needlework adventures, along with other interesting tidbits. I know Elizabeth is not one to add items arbitrarily to her needlework library, and I suspect she will make good use of this book! I’m excited to see what she does with it!

So, Elizabeth, drop me a line with your mailing address, and I’ll make the arrangements to have it delivered to you soon!

Thanks again to all for participating. You know if I could send you each a copy of the book, I would – but since I can’t, we’ll just have to do this again soon with another beautiful book or two!

Where to Find the Book

If you’re looking for your own copy of Little Flowers in Silk & Organza Ribbon, you’ll find it through the following book affiliates:

In the US, you’ll find Little Flowers in Silk & Organza Ribbon available here through Amazon.

Worldwide with free shipping, you can find Little Flowers through Book Depository.

 
 

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  1. Congrats to the winner! I didn’t enter since I have tons of her books already but it is a nice one. Thanks for these contests Mary they are enjoyable!

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  2. Dear Mary

    Congratulations to Elizabeth I’m sure you will enjoy the book and the lovely ribbon designs. Thanks Mary for the opportunity of entering for the give-away so generous of you.

    Regards Anita Simmance

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  3. I ordered my copy through Abebooks.com for $17.64 and free shipping. It should arrive by the 15th – almost as exciting as winning a copy!

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  4. Goodness! I won! Many thanks, Mary (private e-mail with address coming soon….), and thanks to all those who said ‘congrats’ on here and the 40 new subscribers that I’m aware of in the last 6 hours! I’m delighted and motivated too to keep up the good work and, hopefully, keep them all happy and subbed.=) Actually, I found out from a comment on my blog!!!

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  5. Congratulations Elizabeth!!! So excited for you! Love your Needle painted bunny. Looking forward to your next creation.

    Thank you Mary for your book reviews! So inspiring.

    Blessings,

    Shaorn

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  6. Dear Marie and Elizabeth,
    Congratulations to Elizabeth, very glad I got to know your blog via the website of Mary, of delight to see …

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  7. Mary:
    I came across the following humming bird and tho’t it worth sharing. It can be found on:

    The above is all that is at the bottom of the page. If you cannot get it let me know and I will send you via postal mail a copy of the pic. I will need your address to send. It may be that the following is part of what is missing (Fusiible Applique Quilt Patterns).
    I hope you can see this beautiful humming bird.
    Jane

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