Wednesday, May 16, 2012

It's my blogiversary!



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Exactly one year ago today I started this blog - I had been thinking about if for a while but was quite nervous about actually posting! My first post was for a mini quilt as part of the Bloggers quilt festival. I was also participating in my first flickr swap and a month long stitching event where I was in the progress of making a quilt which I gave to my father for his 70th birthday last year. Since then I have "met" so many lovely and inspiring fellow crafters from all over the world, been involved in quite a few more swaps and even written a couple of tutorials. I really appreciate everyone who takes the time to visit and see what I am up to,  and I love reading all of your comments !
So to celebrate, I am giving away a signed copy of the "Pieces Of Me" book which was written and photographed by a friend of mine here in Australia, Janelle Wind.  I first met Janelle through scrapbooking, and it was after seeing all of her beautiful stitching and sewing that I began quilting a few years ago.
There are so many wonderful projects in this book, and I have sewn a few of them already - including a patchwork Tote bag..............
as well as numerous ipod/iphone pouches.


I am more than happy to post internationally too, so please leave a comment below. The winner will be drawn randomly and contacted via email so if you think you may be a "no-reply" blogger then please leave an email address in your comment so that I can get in touch with you. I am doing a 12 km beach walk or charity on Sunday, so if I am still alive after that, I will draw a winner then. Good luck! 


COMMENTS CLOSED - WINNER ANNOUNCED SHORTLY!!
Kirsten.

48 comments:

  1. Congratulations and thanks for the chance hugs

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  2. Very cute book. Good luck on your charity walk!

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  3. Congrats! I can hardly believe you have only been blogging a year. :) This is such a fantastic blog you've created! Good luck with your walk.

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  4. happy blog birthday and thanks for the chance to win :)

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  5. Congrats on your blogiversary! What a fun way to celebrate. Have fun on your walk!

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  6. Wow! As a not-yet-blogger, this is so inspirational! Keep up the great work :)

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  7. Hey congrats! One year is a big milestone!

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  8. Happy Anniversary! ;)
    myownpemberley@gmail.com

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  9. Congratulations Kirsten on your anniversary and by the way, I love your blog design! Thanks for the chance to win what looks like a terrific book!

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  10. Congrats! Good luck with the walk on Sunday!

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  11. So pleased you started blogging, Kirsten. You inspire me all the time.

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  12. Happy blog anniversary! Your live will never be the same again... so many wonderful things happening in blogland.

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  13. Hey, congratulations! I love your blog!
    Last April was also my bloganniversary and I'm still thinking about what to do. A book giveaway is a great idea (except that I've written any).

    lauramdd(at)terra(dot)es

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  14. Here I am!!!
    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I love this book and Janelle's projects ... a big thank you for the prize ^__^
    Hugs from Italy

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  15. Happy blogiversary - what a beautiful record for this past year and how lovely of you to think of all of us with this thoughtful giveaway. Thank you for all your lovely comments and indeed, all of your inspiration.

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  16. wow....big walk...good luck! I think my body needs that! Congrats on your blogversary! and thank you for the giveaway...

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  17. Awesome! Happy blogiversary :o)

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  18. Congratulations on your blogiversary. I just celebrated my second - and I remember feeling many of the same emotions you described. Thanks for the giveaway. Best wishes for another great year!

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  19. Happy bloggiversary!! Can't believe it's only been one year! I love reading your blog :)
    I adore your projects and the book looks fab!

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  20. Congratulations and good luck with your beach walk!

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  21. I'm so glad you took the plunge and began posting a year ago! I hope you continue for many more years...happy blogiversary!

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  22. Happy blogiversary! And hope you have a lovely day for the walk!

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  23. Happy Blogiversary, Kirsten!

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  24. Happy Blogiversary!! Best of luck with your walk!

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  25. Happy bloggiversary, good luck with the walk, I'm sure you'll be great :o)

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  26. happy bloggiversary!!! thanks for the giveaway

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  27. Congrats on one year of blogging! with 141 posts you're quite the prolific blogger! (I've been blogging a little over a year myself and have yet to hit 50 posts)

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  28. Have a great blogaversary.. what a great achievement congratulations and having a giveaway as well - we're lucky THANKYOU

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  29. Good luck on your beach walk and congratulations on the anniversary of your blog.

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  30. I'm so glad I found your blog! Your friend's book looks beautiful. Love that patchwork tote!! Happy blogiversary and have fun at your 12k!!

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  31. Congratulations on your blogiversary! I think a blog is a challenge to keep up with so I congratulate you on a great achievement!

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  32. Congratulations on your blogiversary! I was really surprised that you've only been blogging for a year, your blog is so polished & your posts so entertaining that I thought you were an old hand at all of this. Thanks for all the inspiration.

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  33. Felicidades en tu blog aniversario! and good luck on the walk on Sunday, doing something for a good cause is always rewarding.
    Thanks for the giveaway too. saludos!

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  34. Parabéns,que você possa continuar por muitos anos.Boa caminhada e depois pé para cima.beijo.

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  35. Congratulations! I've enjoyed reading your blog and seeing what you've created. Can't wait to see what you come up with in the future!

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  36. I love the projects you have made from Janelle's book. Thanks for the opportunity to win it.

    Marion

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  37. Yes...I too am shocked that you are only 1 year into this journey. Love catching up with your creativity.

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  38. Congrats Kirsten, I can't believe you've only been blogging a year.
    Here's to many more to come ... I always enjoy seeing your beautiful creations :)
    xx

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  39. how awesome, congratualtions on one year and hoping for many more to come.
    never know anout this no reply thing so kjbdesigns@bigpond.com if it is my lucky day, :)

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  40. Thanks for the giveaway. This would be a wonderful book to win.

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  41. Happy 1st Bloggiversary....make sure you have some Epsom salts at hand for when you get home...soak your feet in a salt bath and whilst they won't be as good as new, they'll feel better than when you walked in the front door.

    Hugs
    Naomi

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  42. Congratulations on your anniversary! Looks like a lovely book... fingers crossed :)

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  43. Congrats on your blogiversary. Looks like a great book!

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  44. It's my one year blogiversary too this month! Congrats Kirsten :)

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