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8/7/10: We All Love a Giveaway


A couple weeks ago I was googling some sewing information and came across a site called It is a sewing website created by Bernina and is updated weekly with online sewing material geared towards the sewing and quilting enthusiast. It includes Free Stuff!, Sew to Serve, Favorite Facebook Finds, Favorite Sewing Blogs, and Favorite Videos. This week, starting Friday, August 6, my St. Gemma’s blog is being featured in their Favorite Sewing Blogs section. Yay! Thanks We All Sew for adding me to your list this week!

For all the new visitors that are coming here through We All Sew, well, I have something monumental to bring you. My first ever Giveaway. I’ve been dreaming of doing one for months and now I am finally going to make it a reality. I read many sewing blogs faithfully, some of which have a giveaway almost every two weeks, so I’m very excited to have the shoe on the other foot. 😀

The Prizes:

The winner of the Giveaway will be receiving one of these three items. . .
1. A quilted set of potholders made by me, in a color scheme of his/her choice. The finished potholders will look similar to these:

2. A glass pearl rosary made by me.

The winner chooses the color, the medal, and the crucifix.

3. Or one of these cute amigurumi dolls (Japanese crocheted dolls), that were featured in Crochet Today magazine.

How to Enter the Giveaway:

  • For one entry, leave a comment stating which prize you like the most. Remember to leave your email address or make sure it is available in your profile.
  • To better your chances of winning, you can do a second entry by becoming a follower of my blog and leaving another comment saying so. However, you must do the first entry before the second!
Giveaway Deadline:

The Giveaway will end on Sunday, August 15, at 12 AM EST.

That’s all you need to do! Hope to hear from you soon!


  1. Thanks for making your very first giveaway! Hm… the amigurumi it is~ Are there more animals? I went looking for the pattern at the site but I couldn’t find them…

  2. i’m a follower! And, may I ask that you show us your progress on the prizes no matter who wins…? I’m interested in seeing the process.

  3. I love the rosary. My email address is

  4. And I’m following!

  5. Hi Icitea,

    Crochet Today has more amigurumi in back issues but I will be doing only one of the animals that I selected above. You cannot view the crochet patterns on the Crochet Today website because it is only available in the magazine at the moment. The animals were featured in the May/June 2010 issue, by the way.

    If you would like to see a amigurumi pattern, I do know that one was featured in the premier issue of Crochet Today and is now available free to the public. Here’s the link:

    Sure, I will post about my progress when the time comes. Thanks for the interest!


  6. I love the amigurumi dolls they are so cute!
    My email is:

  7. o ya im a follower!

  8. Im a follower and I loveee your jewelry, Soooo yeahhhhh!!!!!!!!! GOOD JOB! I like the rosary and earrings the best! my email is 🙂

  9. Hi! i love the japanese dolls! ah they’re so cute!
    oh email:

  10. and i am now following your blog!

  11. Hi! I really like the rosary. I was excited to see you are having a givaway. My email is

  12. I would love to win the cute amigurumi dolls, especially the pandas! Cute!


  13. I’m a GFC follower!


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