Applique Thursday 2/7/13 & a Giveaway

This is why I started Applique Thursday.  I love applique, but with Life and other commitments, I never seem to get around to it.  AT makes me stop and do some - even if it's only a little progress. And that's what we have today:

The last pieces of block 5 of Anna's Garden are now prepped.  I just have to turn under the seam allowance and start stitching.  I use Linda Cantrell's method of tracing the right side of the piece.  I then iron the freezer paper to the right side and cut it out with my micro-serrated scissors.  Then I baste around the tips.  Once the basting is in, I place the piece with the dull side touching the back of the fabric - or shiny side showing on the back.  I then press over the seam allowance onto the shiny side and use a toothpick to get some nice points (as Becky Goldsmith taught me on her blog).  Then I'll be ready to watch Person of Interest tonight on TV.

                           Now for the giveaway.  Remember this?  I picked a winner, but she was no reply.  I hoped she still read my blog or was signed up for email notice of new post to my blog, however I never heard from her.  So then my so busy two months happened and recently I picked another winner.  I emailed her but after two weeks have not heard from her either.  So..., it's up for grabs again.  Please, please be sure there is a way for me to contact you if you are no-reply on blogger.  And so your email won't be harvested do use this format:  areader at gmail dot com   Okay?

 To win this copy, all you need to do is comment or link to have a chance for it to be yours. Or do both and have two chances. And for extra chances, tell your friends about this giveaway. If they comment or link and mention you in their comment, you'll automatically get another entry in this giveaway. Submissions end Wednesday night. Use the blue link below. And remember, it doesn't have to be applique (that you share that is) -  all sorts of eye candy is eligible.

Comments

I would love to win! thank you. lisaursino@msn.com
Gill said…
Third time lucky???
Carrie P. said…
pretty block. I love my little serrated scissors.
Person of Interest is one of my favorite shows.
I have the pattern so don't add my name in the giveaway. Some people are missing out on a great pattern.
Linda said…
HI! LOVELY BOOK!
I'D LOVE TO WIN IT!

msstitcher1948@yahoo.com
ritainalaska said…
applique thursday is the best part of my week! would love to have this book; thanx for the chance to win it.
GG said…
Would love to win this book. I have several applique projects in various stages & like you, I can't seem to get to them & work on them. So frustrating.
Bonnie58 said…
I would love to win a copy. Thanks for the opportunity
bonnielarson@gmail.com
hiyacinth said…
That pattern looks so appealing! Thanks for the chance!
Mommarock said…
Love this book! Thank you for a chance to win it. I have linked a picture of my table topper that I made. Lately though I have been busy with embroidery on a project I am making for my momma. I am making her a quilt called Vintage Tin that has a lot of embroidered blocks on it. It will be great once it is done...3 more blocks to embroider but they are quite detailed.
Connie said…
Beautiful block Angie, I always enjoy seeing what you are working on!
Beth said…
Thanks for another chance to win this book. And seeing "a little progress" is very motivational, so thanks for that, too.
hueisei said…
I love to win this book! Thanks for the chance!
Your AT is lovely. I watch Person of Interest as well. Great show.
Rosa said…
Beautiful block.have a fun weekend!!
Karen said…
Angie -- this applique is beautiful! Thanks for sharing the tips and tricks with us too. I have a pair of Elan serrated edge snips... I LOVE THEM TOO! Thanks for the linky party and have a wonderful weekend!
audrey said…
Very nice giveaway! Love your applique.:)
m'lissa said…
I love applique and would love to win this book to help me do it better!

Frances
WyoPat said…
Your Block 5 is so pretty--the colors I love!