Monday, January 31, 2011

OWOH 2011 - Welcome



Welcome to my little corner of OWOH 2011 (#381). Rest your wings, sit a spell and chat.
First things first .... Thanks to Lisa at http://awhimsicalbohemian.typepad.com/ for being the heart behind this event. This is the fifth and final event and I for one appreciate all her hard work bringing her vision to reality.
If you are new to my blog it's all about hand stitching. I love to cross-stitch, embroider and hand quilt. I'm learning to design my own patterns and will often take an existing one and add my own twist to it (just for fun). For those of you who visited my blogs last year during OWOH2010 ....... welcome back.
My "growing up" part of the world is a long ways away from this hilly, scenic, region of middle Tennessee. I was born and raised in Scotland and winged my way to the USA, with a few suitcases in tow, in 1987. The hubster, kidlets and I have lived in Ohio, Michigan and now Tennessee. All great states with unique charms of their own.
Before you take flight again I have a door prize but it's not being revealed all at once. It's all ready for the winner but let's have some fun with it. I'll change out the photo every so often and reveal a new item each time.


1. 5" mini cushion. (I found the freebie pattern at http://pics.livejournal.com/own_two_hands/ in the biscornu section, page 2)
2.  4" 'Birds in Tree' door hanger. (I found the freebie pattern at http://cargaudlabrico.canalblog.com/)
3. Bits & Pieces By Joan - a vest pattern, with wooden star buttons included, entitled "I Love Snowmen"
4. It's going to remain a mystery ... all I'm saying is .... it's in keeping with the theme ;)
5. Depending upon how many people leave comments I might do two packages.

(You do not want to know what early hour of the morning it is here BUT all of a sudden I was woken out of a deep sleep by excited twittering from my birdie transportation. Well now what do we have here ..........now I am excited ........ enough visitors for the second package....... woohoo !!!)



Package #2 (reveal photo #2)
1. a 51/2" mini cushion/pincushion made from one of my "orphan" blocks.
2. Beginners quilt pattern - couch throw size
3. 41/2" "Birds in Tree" ornament. (I found the freebie pattern at http://cargaudlabrico.canalblog.com/
4. It's going to remain a mystery .... all I'm saying is ....... it's in keeping with the theme ;)
5. What's that you say birdie ...... mmmmm I'll have to think on that idea.

Just remember to leave a comment with a way to contact you. If you are set to no-reply (with no contact info) you will NOT be entered into the drawing. OWOH finishes on 17th Feb. and my winners will be announced on February 18th.
So thank you for taking some time to visit BUT it's time I sent you on your way. Fly carefully and I hope you enjoy your trip round the world.
(My birdie transportation this year is somewhat elderly. We will show up but it might take a while since we plan on taking many opportunities to rest up, refresh ourselves, and be impressed by all the art work out there. OWOH hugs to all of you.)

Up-date Thursday 17th - It's now the last day of this fabulous event. Thanks to everyone that has visited. You can continue to leave comments till 2.00 p.m. this afternoon. I'll then do some drawings, contact the winners and post the results TOMORROW. My daughter is participating in a school event this evening and we need to do some prep time beforehand.)

167 comments:

  1. SO awesome.
    What a great giveaway.
    Please include me in your drawing.
    Thank you.

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  2. I'd love a chance to enter!
    Thanks :)
    kimberlybreid at hotmail dot com

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  3. G'Day from Brisbane! Thank you for visiting Homemaker Honey and for entering my OWOH giveaway. I'm here to say, "hello", and enter your mystery giveaway. The mini pillow is wonderful. I just love surprises, so am looking forward to what is yet to come.

    Deborah
    homemakerhoney.com
    homemakerhoney @gmail .com

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  4. A lovely little cushion! Thanks for the chance to win. I too love to stitch!

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  5. Wonderful blog!
    Fantastic Giveaway!
    I am so excited to have new friends...come see me at www.creativeyearnings.blogspot.com

    {{HUGS}}
    Karen

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  6. Thanks for your giveaway. It looks great. Please visit my blog to enter my drawing if you'd like. avennett AT verizon DOT net

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  7. Thank you for taking the time to offer this lovely gift and thank you for the opportunity to win!

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  8. Sounds like it will be a lot of fun. I used to do a lot of cross stitch and I love the pattern on this little sachet. Please add me to your giveaway and come over and visit me on my blog too. I am #229 on the list.

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  9. You are so talented! I enjoyed visiting your blog, and I hope you will visit mine, too (#307).

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  10. Great blog and nice to meet you.Awesome giveaway. Please enter me and stop by my blog too. I hope you are having fun with the OWOH event and thanks.I'm number 96 on the list.

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  11. Hey Carol what lovely stitching. Don't know if you remember me but I also hale from TN....take care and see you in blogland.

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  12. Cute, cute! Thank you for the chance to win something so sweet :)

    Smiles,
    Cameron #83

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  13. Greetings!...So pleased to visit your lovely blog. I am a Canadian Mixed Media and Digital Artist and look forward to meeting a new friend. I hope you will visit my blog as well.
    http://gaylepage-robak.blogspot.com or #230 on the OWOH list.

    Thank you for including me in your wonderful gift draw.

    Hugs, Gayle
    e-mail: gaylepage-robak@westman.wave.ca
    my blog: http://gaylepage-robak.blogspot.com

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  14. What a terrific prize you are giving away! Please enter me in your draw. I really enjoyed looking around your blog!
    connie from kauai, hawaii

    crinwil2@yahoo.com

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  15. the mini cushion is wonderful... please enter me in the drawing! My brother-in-law lives in Allons, Tn and owns the Deep Valley Trout Farm... lovely part of the US!

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  16. Oh I love cross stitch and had planned to pick it up again, now the kids have grown. So glad I found your blog! Love your doorprize also! Please enter me in your give away. I am also a participant in OWOH :)

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  17. Oh this is gorgeous!! great giveaway, please count me in!!!!!

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  18. Lovely give away. Blogging is a great way to meet new parts of the world.
    Please enter me in your draw.

    wizzybuff

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  19. Hi there, nice to meet you and thanks for visiting my blog. Your cushion is great.

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  20. Hi Carol & thank you for visiting my blog!
    Lovely minicushion!! Pls count me in !
    Now I'm your follower :)
    Thank you for the chance to win!
    Hugs from Tuscany, Italy
    Mila :)

    #58 on Magic Carpet
    http://bellbookandcandleseason.blogspot.com/
    milamarchetti@libero.it

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  21. Aren't you talented?! What a gorgeous giveaway gift. I'd be thrilled to receive it.
    I am interested in card making and decorating boxes - but sadly found out about OWOH too late to participate.

    I have two blogs - come & see me sometime
    dormouse.wibsite.com
    fatdormouse.blogspot.com

    alison.wale@hotmail.co.uk

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  22. Greetings from Canada. Nice giveaway!
    Visit me at #336 at Shimmer and Tulle.

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    How lovely! I would love to win it!
    Please come to my Blog to win a real crystal ball!
    http://rich-witch.blogspot.com
    Be well & wish well,
    RichWitch
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  24. What gorgeous work you do! I'm so glad I stopped by.

    Jean Callaghan
    jeanieatc@gmail.com
    http://jeanieatc.blogspot.com

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  25. Yea! So glad to be here. You have an awesome blog! Come check mine out sometime. Thanks for entering me!
    Cherry

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  26. Hope you have oodles of fun during OWOH. I've enjoyed it so much over the years. Thanks for your generosity and participation in the event. Love your creativity, your stitchwork is fabulous. Count me in please.
    Jody
    visionquest2020 AT msn DOT com

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  27. Great giveaway!!
    Count me in please.
    Thanks!

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  28. Please put me in the pot for your OWOH Door Prize!
    Thank You,Tee creationsbytee@gmail.com

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  29. Greetings from Fresno, California :-)
    Please enter me in your drawing for your lovely give-away gift.
    ~Cheryl over @ Artsy Fartsy
    cheryl-comfort.blogspot.com

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  30. I know it takes time to stitch and I'd love to have something as lovely as your giveaway, please add me in! Thanks for stopping by and entering my giveaway!

    Lisa
    pearlavenuestudios@sbcglobal.net

    #70

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  31. Beautiful stitching and finishing. Isn't it fun to find an on-line freebie to stitch? I'm getting out a sampler to add some more stitches - needlework at the end of the day, could there be anything better?

    Enjoy the day - stitch well.

    Always, Lelia
    Blogging at: http://leliaevelyn.blogspot.com/
    Leliaevelyn at gmail dot com

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  32. Ooh, I'm so glad I get to come back again and again, not only for the prize photos, but to explore more of your blog!

    If you haven’t already, I hope you’ll drop by both of my giveaways (at Twigs and Tulle and Kindergarten’s 3 R’s: I’m giving away a mini bunting and some pattern blocks) during this awesome blogging event! Happy OWOH!

    Michaele

    michaelek1(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  33. How adorable!

    Please stop by my blog and enter my OWOH giveaway also! I'm #590.

    hoerauf at comcast dot net

    Mimi

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  34. Lovely work. Please include me in your drawing.

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  35. Thanks for visiting my OWOH giveaway! I would love to win one of your prizes.
    Hugs,
    Jen
    jenzfrenz3(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  36. OoOO can't wait to see more!

    mallorygoldie.blogspot.com
    goodasgoldie at yahoo dot com

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  37. Hi Carol. Thank you for welcoming me to your Blog. Your cross-stitching is so lovely, it inspires me to get back to it! Please feel free to visit me and join in my drawing. Just click on the kitty icon, or I'm #625.

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  38. I love surprise prizes!!! so I definitely am in for your draw. Please, do pop over to my blog, too at
    http://marieneigedotcanalblogdotcom
    email address: mari-neigedotcadetatorangedotfr
    Greetings from France.

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  39. oooh i love your blog!! Your cross stitch is beautiful!! I love how you are doing your secret giveaways - great idea!! Please do count me in and enjoy OWOH x

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  40. These are beyond gorgeous! I'll have to check back for more photos!
    Stop by and visit my OWOH! I'm #50!
    http://inspiringadventuresofalwaysinspired.blogspot.com/

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  41. Great giveaway ! They are really beautiful! Please throw my name in the hat for your drawing. And, if you are out and about in blogland, drop in #521!

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  42. Glad to meet you! I too love stitching; and will be following your blog journey.
    Kathy
    www.shawkl.com

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  43. This is so cool! Maybe we'll make a connection here. I'm of Scottish ancestry, wrote a book on my family history back to 17th century in Scotland, used to do a lot of embroidery/cross-stitch... but now I focus on jewelry and knitting.

    Thank you for finding me via OWOH earlier and leaving a nice comment.

    Janet, Pacific Northwest

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  44. I enjoyed visiting your KEWL blog

    Please stop by mine OWOH 2011

    www.hoopiesart.blogspot.com

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  45. So lovely! Count me in, please.

    Hi from Russia
    Nataly
    http://klik-leisure.blogspot.com/

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  46. Hallo , nice to meet you.
    Thank you for giving us the chance to win your great doorprice.
    This is really beautiful.
    I would love to win that.
    Please count me in.
    Come visit me on my blog,I join the OWOH- event too.
    Regards from Germany and happy OWOH
    Janine

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  47. These are beautiful. I would love to enjoy them as my own.
    Elizabeth

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  48. Beautiful stitching...I would love them!
    Micki
    #168

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  49. Hi Carol, so lovely to meet you! Please add my name for your giveaway, I would so love to win your delightful mini cushions and whatever other surprises you have up your sleeve:-)

    Make sure you come by and enter my own giveaway if you haven’t done so already!!

    Hugs, PEA from Canada xox

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  50. Thanks for the giveaway, these cushions are beautiful! I really admire your cross stitch stills~

    shou.milk@gmail.com

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  51. So very nice to meet you... I am having so much fun reading all the wonderful blogs..

    Please enter my name in your lovely drawing
    Bonnie in Florida
    Blogs Southern Style #566 and Nanbon's Corner #567 USA

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  52. I love the birds in the tree doorhangers! Please include me and thanks for visiting my blog.
    Sharon #89 in California

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  53. you create beautiful stitches. If you have time come to my blog and get in on my drawing too
    barb
    BabesbyBarb.blogspot.com
    b_guilford@yahoo.com

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  54. I am so excited to participate in my first OWOH blog tour . Your creativity is lovely. If I am lucky enough to win
    please contact me through my blog

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  55. Lovely giveaway, I love cross stitch and yours is wonderful.

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  56. I was in Scotland this past summer and really fell in love with your homeland. The people were all so friendly and the seafood was wonderful..the weather..now that is another story though.

    Your cross stitch is so perfect looking. You must have tons of patience to create anything this beautiful. Please add my name to your drawing and if you haven't already, please stop by to visit me at number 92.

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  57. These are really pretty!!! You do beautiful work. I hope you get a chance to stop by my post, too! #357 jinglesells at gmail dot com

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  58. Very cute little pillows! I'm adding more things the more people that visit too... however One winner gets the entire stash! Thanks for visiting me at #380! Would love to win one of them!

    Lynne

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  59. Hi, beautiful giveaway, hope to win.

    Greetings from Finland, travelling on the wings of
    OWOH, number *451*, welcome to visit;-))m

    leikkaan AT gmail.com

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  60. Hellloo from Texas!!!! What a lovely giveaway! Please include me. Thank you so much.
    deb
    adbt16@suddenlink.net

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  61. Hi Nice To meet you ! Love your blog ! I am also participating in owoh too!! hopefully you can visit my blog if you get the chance .My giveaway is a ooak polymer bunting baby.
    http://belindaferrell.blogspot.com/
    Hugs Belinda

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  62. Your work is so lovely! I would be honored to win one! Visit me at #123 in the OWOH event.

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  63. Hi Carol,
    Wow, these are SO beautiful!!! What a gorgeous giveaway...I love your blog and all your work...so, I'm going to post this and become a follower!
    XO

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  64. Greetings from Wisconsin! It is lovely to 'meet' you. Thank you for taking part in One World, One Heart. Please come stop by my blog if you haven't already. www.squareonebeads.blogspot.com

    Heather
    hhertziger at mac dot com

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  65. They're all so beautiful! Happy OWOH, nice to meet you!

    http://MistyMoonCreations.blogspot.com

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  66. What beautiful stitching! I love your banner...it caught my eye! Thank you! ♥ Please visit me soon! I'm # 389 ! ♥ http://lavenderdreamstoo.blogspot.com/

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  67. Carol, your gifts are gorgeous, especially the birds in tree hanger. Thanks for the chance to win. Please pop over to my blog and enter mine http://fairlygirly.blogspot.com/ #636

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  68. Thanks for visiting my blog! I love yours and the wonderful things you make.

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  69. I love your blog! Thanks for visiting mine. I think your gifts are fabulous!

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  70. Hi Carol, thank you so much for your visit with me (#377)! Happy OWOH! Your embroidery is so wonderful. I'm not very good at it, I'm afraid. The pattern you selected is pretty! Enjoy all the OWOH fun! Theresa

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  71. A beautiful giveaway and more surprizes to come? wow, Please include me
    I'm#65. stop on by if you ahvent yet
    Lynn

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  72. Oh I love the cross stitch thingy.

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  73. Fantastic giveaway! It is so much fun seeing all the different types of things being given away and meet new(to me) bloggers! Please enter me in your giveaway!

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  74. Love your playfulness! The gifties are wonderful and have enjoyed my blog visit. When you've time, please visit thistle cove farm.

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  75. Greetings from Louisville, KY - USA
    Nice to meet you and visit your blog.
    Winning your give away would be awesome!
    Thanks for including me in your drawing..Come visit me, I am playing too.

    jacque4u2c.blogspot.com
    jacque4u2c@gmail.com

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  76. Great giveaway! Please enter my name! Thank you for a chance to win such a great offering!!

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  77. Your cross stitch is so beautiful!
    Thank-you for the chance!♥

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  78. Hi Carol! Your embroidery is beautiful! I'm in NE Tennessee, only here a couple of years and originally from MD and VA. I love seeing the mountains out my windows.
    cathyguitarteacher at yahoo.com
    http://www.cathyhorner.blogspot.com

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  79. yeah for owoh cupids!! Thx so much for the enthusiasm and well wishes...it is an amazing "love story"...and thx for loving Mathilda as much as I do...

    In the meantime you are REALLY good at what you do...my mother is a rather well known stitcher. She teaches at seminars around the country and has tons of magazine articles and covers showing her needlepoint designs...you should check them out...her webstie is posted on the bottom of my blog...designs by Ro...I am going to tell her about your blog, I thing she would be impressed...thx again for all the love...june # 75

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  80. such beautiful offerings you have...you do lovely work! we lived in south-west tennessee for 12 yrs. nearby communities of horse 7 buggy mennonites, and my girls grew up in a plain & simple farm life!
    please come visit my blog #30 on the list, http://rustedwingsstudio.blogspot.com
    warm hugs & blessings from Montana.
    abigail

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  81. Oh my. Color me curious. Thanks for the chance to win this lovely offering.

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  82. Ciao! I am so happy to meet you today on the wings of OWOH! Thanks for a chance to win your wonderful giveaway - I love that you are changing out your photo - I am slowly making my way around the world!!
    Hugs, ♥ ♥ ♥ Antonella ♥ ♥ ♥
    wing stop #153, snowy New Jersey
    Please stop by #153 for a chance to win my giveaway!

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  83. What a fun way to show a door prize!
    binafan at hotmail dot com

    http://musingsofamilitarymommy.blogspot.com/

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  84. You are such a tease. I love what you have chosen for us so far. I'm number 11 and my contact information is on my profile page.

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  85. I have been addicted to embroidery for a while now, so I would LOVE to win your gifts! Please enter me in your drawing, and be sure to stop by my blog to enter mine!

    :) Michelle
    www.myjourneytohope.blogspot.com

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  86. Your giveaway is so beautiful!!! I would love to win something so special!
    Thanks for the chance to win :D

    Come to enter my giveaway if you have time!

    http://rey-gato.blogspot.com/

    Hugs !!

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  87. Hey - Thats a very generous giveaway.
    Would love that chance to win.

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  88. What a wonderful giveaway...thank you also for giving those two sites...I took a look and bookmarked them:)

    http://mytategallery.blogspot.com/

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  89. I would love to win one of your beautiful giveaway prizes! Please put my name in the hat for a chance in your drawing.

    I'm having a giveaway too at :-

    http://vintagebunty.blogspot.com/2011/02/one-world-one-heart-event-2011-giveaway.html

    Barbara

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  90. Hi Carol! Your stitching/embroidery is simply beautiful! I used to do a little cross stitch ("back in the day") and looking at your work makes me miss it! It takes so much time and patience! Anyway, you have a cool blog and I will be back to look around some more! Pretty please enter me in your giveaway and if you get a chance, please pop over to my blog, Lost Coast Post (#455 on the OWOH list) Cheers! Michelle
    lostcoastpost AT suddenlink DOT net

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  91. Hello Carol your stitching is just some of the most beautiful work I have seen. It is truely lovely and so is your blog. I would love to win some of this work and it would be appreciated by me. Thanks for visiting me in Australia.
    Hugs, Suzy

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  92. What I do see is absolutely beautiful, it's obvious you take great care with and enjoy your stitch work. Oh how happy I'd be to win!

    Thanks so much for the chance,
    Grace
    #399

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  93. Hi, Carol! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today to take a break from your OWOH flight! I hope your little birdie is having fun winging you around the world? ;-)

    I used to do quite a bit of cross-stitching and embroidery before I had my children, but then put it away because they kept wanting to come close to see what I was doing and it made me too nervous with that needle flying around. eek! But all my supplies are waiting for me in a special drawer, and I think maybe I should give it a try again soon? *Ü*

    Thanks for the inspiration!
    www.loribergmann.blogspot.com

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  94. What lovely giveaways! I appreciate cross stitching as I do that too.
    Please put my name in your draw
    and come on over to mine-#348 and try your luck at my door prize. Thanks.
    http://diadsie.wordpress.com/

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  95. Oh you have such a wonderful blog and great give away! I shall have to keep my fingers crossed! Visit me too #220 needlewings at mac.com

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  96. Carol Thank you for visiting my blog! And you're from TN, not all that far away considering the global capacity of this event. (smile) Love your stitching. Cross stitch is something I didn't enjoy doing but loved looking at. Could never convince my sister to do it for me, so I'm doomed to foreever enter drawings and contests hoping to win a bit of it. LOL!

    ;-) Gina #299

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  97. Lovely giveaway pieces! I especially love the sweet birdie door hanger.
    Thank you for participating in OWOH 2011. Pop by my blog, #51, if you get a chance.
    hugs from ON, Canada
    Heidi
    heidig@gmail.com

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  98. Oh please enter me in your OWOH Giveaway! If I am the winner, you can contact me at BREATHofART@aol.com. Take a moment to visit my blog and enter my OWOH Giveaway at www.breathofart.blogspot.com

    Lezlei

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  99. Just flying in from Wyoming!

    Thank you for visiting my blog. Your needle work is lovely. Just beautiful. What a small world...we lived in Tennessee in the 1970's and our two youngest children were born there. I wish I could come back for a visit. It is such a beautiful place. Please enter me in your drawing.

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  100. Hello from Oregon! Thanks for inviting me to peek around in your blog and enter your giveaway! My mom used to do all kinds of stitchery also. Beautiful items you offer. Thanks for the chance to win.
    Feel free to come to my blog, look around and enter my giveaway for some homemade cards.
    :) Gale
    http://galevarland.blogspot.com
    gizmo01@charter.net

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  101. Oh, I love embroidery and cross stitch too! I would love to win your giveaway! Thanks for coming by my place, too...blessings, Cindy at cjfort-artandlife.

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  102. Love your giveaway. Please enter me.

    mia at jacobsracing dot com

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  103. Hi Carol... Thank you for visiting my OWOH post and leaving me a nice comment.
    I would love a chance to win your great give away, so please too my name into the hat.

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  104. Beautiful stitching! and Lovely prizes!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog (3AM Designs) and leaving such a nice comment about my necklace! Oh, I have had fun visiting your blog and looking at your art!
    Have fun with OWOH!
    Toni
    tj4heels@gmail.com

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  105. Wow! Your door prize is wonderful!
    I’d love to be a lucky winner!

    Oxana from Moldova
    http://miawoo.blogspot.com/
    fancyscrap at gmail.com

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  106. Greetings from Victoria, BC Canada

    What a delightful giveaway. Being a stitcher myself, I more than appreciate the work that has gone into it. Right now I am into Hardanger... which I just love... but boy don't make any mistakes... it is not forgiving! LOL
    I enjoyed poking around your blog. You do some beautiful work!

    Sharon
    http://mystoryart.com
    #289 on the list

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  107. Lovely cross stitching. So nice to see you and your blog on my journey around OWOH 2011. Enjoy the rest of OWOH. Kim (No. 724)

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  108. Hello from Navada! I love your giveaway! Please count me in! Thank you!!

    ¸.•´¸.•*´¨) ¸.•*´¨)
    (¸.•´ (¸.•´Keisha

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  109. What a beautiful OWOH giveaway ! Please pick me :) Thank you !

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  110. hello from Thailand! Wow, it's exciting that you're giving away two giveaways. please count me in!

    Here's my OWOH post..please click here.. :)

    laetriciajaniel (at) gmail (dot) com

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  111. I used to do cross stitch too!!! These are lovely!

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  112. Thank you for for offering this beautiful gift and thank you for the chance to win. Your hard work really shows!

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  113. Wow what a lovely giveaway! Please add me to the list !Thank you for the opportunity to win!
    Willnnabel@catel.net

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  114. Hello! I am just flying in from OWOH. Please enter my name in your lovely prize and pop on by my blog if you would like to enter my OWOH giveaway. You are most welcome to visit my blog any time. :) I love visitors. :)

    http://smittenwithspirit.blogspot.com/2011/01/one-world-one-heart.html

    email- serenite_50@hotmail.com

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  115. Hello what a nice blog. Please enter me in your giveaway.
    Nicole/Beadwright

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  116. Hello from windy England! Thank you introducing me to your world. I love those cute cushions, please count me in and if you get a chance pop by my blog #404 - a warm welcome awaits!

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  117. Hi Carol! So nice to meet you through One World One Heart 2011! :-)

    I'm #407 and you can see my OWOH giveaway at: http://www.gaalcreative.com/2011/01/31/one-world-one-heart-2011-begins/

    Pretty hand-stitched items! Thank you for including me in your draw!

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  118. Hi from Canberra Australia I would love to enter your giveaway and if you like you could swing by my blog and enter mine.
    Regards Doreen #573

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  119. I really enjoyed looking around your lovely blog. I'd love to take home anything your hands have made. Thanks for sharing.

    julie
    www.fromthesehands.net

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  120. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today! I love your blog! I am a crosstitcher also and can appreciate the work that you put into it. I also crochet and sew. I have ancestors from Scotland but that was a loooong time ago. So happy to meet you and I hope you have a Happy OWOH!

    Hugs XX Barbara
    lmoore@flippinweb.com
    barbara-moorewhimsies.blogspot.com

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  121. It is wonderful to meet you and visit your lovely blog. I would love to be entered into your OWOH giveaway. Please do stop in and visit during your journey.
    wishes and whimsy
    Wendy from Wonderland

    http://candydelane.typepad.com/curiosities

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  122. Hello Carol,
    afer reading your bio I recognise the acknowledgement to your origin in your blog title.
    I am returning your visit to our blog (#208 on Lisa's fab list) thanks for visiting us and also for the invite back!
    I am an ardent genealogist to and thanks to Bernard ( a distance cousin many times removed) have got back to 1525 - well, father's family on maternal side. Paternal is much much more difficult to follow due to "out of wedlocks".
    Please enter us in your mystery prizedraw too.
    Nice to have met you!
    http://brittanyfaeries.blogspot.com/2011/01/one-world-one-heart-2011.html

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  123. Love the crosss titched alphabet heart on the banner of your blog.
    please enter me in your mystery draw, great idea I must say.
    Hope you'll visit my blog #723
    Maya
    maya dot matthew at gmail dot com

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  124. I would love to be included in your wonderful drawing, if you get a chance to stop by my blog is #809

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  125. Hi there! So nice to meet you! What a lovely blog!!! Your giveaways look beautiful.

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  126. Well, hello there from snowy Arkansas! Please enter me in your fantastic giveaway and if you haven't already, be sure to stop by my blog and enter my giveaway, too. #215 on the list.

    Warmest regards,

    Wanda Eash
    Two Crafty Mules
    http://craftymule.blogspot.com

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  127. Ooooh gorgeous blog candy. Thank you for the chance to win!I love making new friends and your blog is beautiful.
    (my email is in my profile)
    Greetings from Russia,
    Ukka

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  128. Sweet Giveaway~Hello from Ontario Canada. Please count me in for your giveaway.
    canadianmadeskyy @hotmail.ca

    Please visit my OHOW giveaway:
    http://creativeskyyphotographydesign.blogspot.com/2011/02/one-world-one-heart-2011-giveaway.html

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  129. Great blog and nice to meet you. Lovely giveaway. Please enter me and stop by my blog too.

    Sarah 662

    http://blueboxbabe.blogspot.com/2011/02/one-world-one-heart-2011.html#comments

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  130. Oh how exciting to reveal only one item at a time :) makes it so suspenseful. Your artwork is beautiful... please enter my name into your fabulous giveaway.

    I would love for you to hop on over to my blog for a visit. I am #78 on the OWOH participant list.
    *hugs*,
    Jenn
    justjenndesignz.blogspot.com
    justjenndesignz@gmail.com

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  131. Wow, now that is what I call a giveaway! I love it because it is full of stuff to be creative with! I love to embroider but I haven't cross stitched in a while. Thank you for your generosity! I hope you will enjoy the rest of the event -- and thank you for visiting my blog and entering my OWOH giveaway! I hope you will be back!

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  132. What lovely giveaway prizes and what a nice blog you have... I am a quilter and beader from Western Canada.
    The OWOH festival is so much fun- lots of interesting blogs to read and be inspired by.
    Enjoy your journey....
    Warmest regards,
    Anna
    http://quiltmomsjourney.blogspot.com/

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  133. hello from the Philippines! thank you very much for the chance to win your generous giveaway. how nice to have more than one chance! if you haven't yet, i hope you can drop by my blog at http://peggyapl.blogspot.com/ (#544) and join my OWOH giveaway. blessings!

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  134. Wow what a fabulous door prize. Please add me to your drawing.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog to visit during OWOH. I really appreciate it. I hope you visit again soon. And thanks too for participating in OWOH event. I'm having such a wonderful time getting to know new people out in blog land.

    Linda

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  135. Isn’t this fun? I just love OWOH! Thank you for participating… please count me in for your terrific giveaway. If you get a chance, I hope you’ll visit me too (if you haven’t already).

    Beckie =)
    artbeckons at hotmail dot com
    San Diego, California, USA

    OWOH #119 http://artbeckons.blogspot.com
    OWOH #132 http://papertraders-art.blogspot.com/search/label/Home

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  136. a blog after my own heart!! please enter me in your generous drawings!! thanks!

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  137. OMGoodness...these warm my heart so much. Please count me in!

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  138. Hi Carol - and pleased to meet you. Your stitchery is beautiful - please enter me! And thanks for stopping by my blog as well!

    Helen Fern
    HelenFern@msn.com
    OWOH #594

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  139. Yay, another cross stitcher! Please enter my name and thank you for such a fun giveaway Carol :o)

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  140. Greetings from Wisconsin. Great giveaway. I'd love to win those treasures. Please stop on by my giveaway as well OWOH 760.

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  141. Count me in on the lovely giveaway.If I should be the lucky winner just email me through my blog.
    Such a generous give away!

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  142. Greetings from Ipswich, MA

    I'm glad to meet you. Please enter me into the OWOH give away.

    Also, I hope you can visit my blog, too. I'm giving away a shabby chic denim necklace. Come any time to chat.
    Hugs¸.•´¸.•*´¨) ¸.•*´¨)
    (¸.•´ (¸.•´Linda L

    http://www.LamoreAllure.blogspot.com
    email: Azurlin@gmail.com

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  143. hello carol! it's great to meet you and poke through your blog! i love your stitchery style!

    i've been enjoying poking through your blog this evening, and would be honored if you would add me to your drawing! i can tell i'll be spending quite a bit of time on your blog in the future, too!

    namaste'
    joe in montana
    http://manhandledthreads.blogspot.com

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  144. Greetings from a tatter in Singapore. Please include me for the drawing! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  145. beautiful blog you have. I love your hearts!
    Glad I found you! Please include me in
    your giveaway.
    Come visit me at
    http://designforty-8.blogspot.com

    Thanks Teri abella4@att.net

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  146. Hello from Nevada! I would love to visit Scotland! I love traveling and seeing new things and meeting new people along the way. Your gifts are wonderful! Please count me in!

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  147. From the Florida Gulf Coast
    I am entering for my daughter Melanie, she had wanted to participate in this year's event, but a fire changed her plans... I thought I would surprise her and do this for her..
    Visit the site I set up for her on my blog #579.. and enter her name in the contest, thank You

    USA

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  148. Hi Carol :)
    Lovely cross stitcher giveaway! Pls count me in and if you want, pls take a moment to visit my #58 on Magic Carpet :)
    Thank you for the chance to win!
    Hugs from Tuscany, Italy
    Mila :)

    #58 on Magic Carpet
    http://bellbookandcandleseason.blogspot.com/
    milamarchetti@libero.it

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  149. Count me in on the lovely giveaway.If I should be the lucky winner just email me through my blog.Warm Blessings!~Amy
    http://bumblebeelanecottage.blogspot.com/

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  150. Hi Carol,

    Oh, you are so generous to offer even two packages with wonderful prizes. Thanks for the chance to win one of them! :)

    Greetings from Germany,
    Birgit
    # 66

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  151. Hey Carol, It's wonderful to meet you and to visit your part of blogland via OWOH. Both giveaways are fantastic! Please count me in. Cheers! ~Michelle, OWOH #598~

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  152. Hello Carol from Chilliwack, BC, Canada! Thanks for dropping by my blogs during the OWOH 2011 hop! Hope you’ve had a fabulous experience! It’s a pleasure meeting you!
    Stitching isn't my forte but your work is inspiring!
    Keep art alive!
    Hugs
    ~Spike

    http://spikescreativeside.com (#22)
    http://spikestutorials.wordpress.com/ (#24)

    spikelikeart at gmail dot com

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  153. What a lovely giveaway; thank you for the chance to enter!
    :)
    ~Becca~

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  154. Hi, it's wonderful to meet you through this lovely event. I'd love for my name to be entered into your giveaway. Thank you in advance and have a wonderful day. :-) I'm off now to look at more of your blog!

    Michelle
    http://dasmauspad.blogspot.com
    mouse1996@gmail.com

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  155. Hi, it's wonderful to meet you through this lovely event. I'd love for my name to be entered into your giveaway. Thank you in advance and have a wonderful day. :-) I'm off now to look at more of your blog!

    Michelle
    http://dasmauspad.blogspot.com
    mouse1996@gmail.com

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  156. Hi Carol, I would love to win your beautifully handcrafted art projects. How sweet! Please visit my blog, too. I am the author of "16 x MOM: A Mastery of Motherhood." I am giving away my book and a couple of laminated 4 leaf clovers.
    #844
    barbara@barbaracagle.com
    http://blog.barbaracagle.com

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  157. You have lovely work...I hope I win.
    Carolyn Kight Michigan USA
    My blogs in OWOH
    http://lildarlingsbycarolyn.blogspot.com
    http://touringbabies.blogspot.com/

    email: cmkights@tc3net.com
    another email carolynleekight@gmail.com (I like this one the best.)

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  158. Oh, Carol, I am so glad I found your blog! I am a fellow Middle Tennesseean, transplanted here from Eastern Kentucky (not quite so far away as Scotland, however). How long have you lived in Tennessee? Your work is just beautiful. I have recently began doing a little crochet and sewing, although every other woman in my family does breathtaking work at quilting, embroidery, and other fabulous things that I am yet to master. I'm anxious to take a few classes and am learning quickly. My husband and I own a historic home, and it is filled with his grandmother's beautiful needlework, as well as his mother's, my great-aunt's, and great grandmother's work. Love it, love it. I am a hoarder of antique and vintage quilts. I just can't seem to get enough of them...such works of art.
    Anyway, it's so nice to meet you through OWOH. I would LOVE to win one of your giveaways! I'll be keeping my fingers crossed! Thank you so much for the chance to win. Hope you'll stop by my blog and visit me, as well.

    All good wishes,
    Paula
    www.paulasserendipity.blogspot.com

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  159. thanks for visiting my blog - what lovely work
    Dale

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  160. .. this is ** stitch-tabulous ** such a creative give-a-way..( both ) lol thanks for the opportunities
    mitz_zee@yahoodotcom

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  161. ive had lovely browse around your blog, please count me in :)
    thanks for stopping by my blog too...

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  162. Wow what a lovely giveaway! Please add me to the list !Thank you for the opportunity to win!

    Connie
    wildmtnrose at gmail dot com

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  163. Always wanted to visit Scotland...perhaps some day! Your pieces are beautiful. I appreciate and enjoy stitching. Thank you for the chance. ; )
    ~Michele
    treasuresandtea@gmail.com

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  164. Thanks for stopping by and entering my OWOH giveaway and good luck!

    xoE

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  165. Greetings from Clovis, California
    I’ve enjoyed looking through your blog and your work is wonderful! Stop by and visit mine, if you haven’t already, for a chance to win my door prize. In the meantime, I hope this journey is as fun for you as it is for me.
    Best, Holly
    My blog: http://tuscanroad.blogspot.com/
    Email: tuscanroad@sbcglobal.net

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  166. Thanks to all of you for visiting and leaving such sweet comments. The winners have been picked and notified.

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