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And the Winner Is… for Little Flowers in Silk Ribbon


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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!

  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

  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!

  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!!!

  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.



  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 …

  7. Mary:
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    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.

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