Thursday, September 20, 2012

Pattern Pyramid Giveaway!!

Yay!  I am FINALLY getting this up.  Oops.  So, I won a pattern pyramid giveaway from Aft Agley, and I was really excited!  When I got the package, it was laundry day and I was so good and I waited until the next day to open and take pictures (for the best light) and as you may have heard the pictures didn't turn out well!!  So, I retook the pictures last weekend and while they aren't the best pictures I have ever taken, I lost patience and I just want to put them up, because I am really excited!

Here they are in a super cute pouch that she made me!  I have already had some fights with my daughter for it.  Let me preface this by saying that she is 4 years old (which you probably already knew) and when she saw the inside of the pouch:
she asked if it was hers.  

"No, this is mine..." I said as I started looking through patterns.

 She looked at me like I was completely crazy, "but there are butterflies inside it..." 

"Yeah, I love butterflies"

<short pause>

"But you're a dolt" which I immediately took offense from, until I realized she meant "an adult"

"What?  Can adults not like butterflies?"

"No, because you're already growed and you can't turn into one..."

*le sigh* oh how I wish I could think like a four-year-old.  Anyways!  Here is the loot!


This is the one I decided to keep:
Seriously, view 4 melts my heart a little bit!  It looks like little petals on the neckline...I will definitely be making this up really soon.

I also took some closeups of the other patterns for your viewing pleasure!



So, I feel pretty guilty that it took me forever and a day to get these up, so of course I took a look through my newly acquired vintage stash (more on that later), and found just a couple more patterns to add to the loot ;)






















Sorry there are so many pictures!  Hopefully everyone can see everything!  If you want, you can go to my flickr account and check out the pictures there.  I think if you click on the pictures, it will take you there.  

So, I am now officially announcing the start of the giveaway!  The only requirement to enter is that you have to have your own blog.  You keep one pattern and then hold a giveaway on your blog and pass the rest along!  I am so happy that Karen set this up and it really is a lot of fun!  The giveaway will close on September 28th at noon (PST) and the winner will be announced that day.  So leave a comment (making sure I have a way to get a hold of you)!

18 comments:

  1. HI Michelle - I am so glad you posted this ...I was beginning to wonder if I put the wrong address on the envelope. I love that you added new patterns (fabulous patterns I must say!). This is going to go on forever! I'm not interested in being added to the list of possible winners, but I did want to say how great an experience this contest is and wish everyone luck!

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  2. Oh count me in! I've stitched some of those in my head already. I love the Simplicity dress & jacket especially.
    A dolt... I love that LOL

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  3. Count me in too, please! I love that last Simplicity dress and jacket combo.

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  4. Please count me in. This is such genius idea!!!

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  5. Oh they look so nice. Would love to be counted in as well. I would fight you for that lovely pouch as well ;)

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  6. I want to be in as well- and I also love that Simplicity dress and jacket....

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  7. Please count me in. All the patterns are lovely.......

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  8. Gorgeous patterns, glad to take part!

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  9. count me in please. I love these things!

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  10. Ooh, count me. What a fab selection of patterns!

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  11. Love to be part of this - thanks :)

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  12. What a neat idea!!! I would love to be a part of this! My blog is musthaveneedleandthread.blogspot.com. I love the pantsuit!

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  13. Loved chatting with you at the Colette party in Oakland! Your macaron is awesome, and I hope to make one of my own soon!

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    1. I loved meeting you as well! I think the macaron would look great on you! I subscribed to your blog and I can't wait to see the clovers you make! Take the plunge! Don't be scared!

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  14. What a great assortment of patterns! Please enter me.

    madebytrisha [at] gmail [dot] com

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  15. what a fantastic giveaway, great patterns. I have a blog for over a year now and wonder how I lived before I discovered blogland.

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  16. Please enter me :) clothesandsewing.blogspot.com

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