Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Three Years Ago Today...

Three years ago today, I started this blog! I had no idea what I was getting into, but I'm glad I did, and I hope to keep it going! I've met some very cool, creative, and generous people and have collected more inspiration from the whole quilt/knit/craft blogging world than I could hope to use in a very long lifetime.

To celebrate reaching this three-year milestone, I've decided to have a GIVE-AWAY! Please comment on this post before Saturday morning Finnish time to be entered to win one of three small prizes. Please mention where you're from (just because I'm curious - I'm willing to mail anywhere) and mention which one of the three prizes you'd most like to win (or would least like to win - for example: I don't knit, please don't send me yarn!):

A. One of my stawberry miniquilts
B. Sock yarn from Finland
C. A small scrap bag of Marimekko fabrics

40 comments:

Brenda said...

I enjoy reading about the quilting hedgehog in Finland and would love to win a Marimenko scrap bag! Keep on blogging!

mereth said...

Congratulations on your three year stint! I've never regretted starting a blog and I love the feeling of having friends all over the world.
I'd love some sock yarn from Finland, can never have too many socks...

Egater said...

Congratulations! Palju õnne!
Paljon onnea!And lot of intresting ideas and inspiration!

craftydiane said...

Congratulations! I would love the sock yarn!
Have a blessed Day,
Diane
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Nancy said...

A three year anniversary is a milestone! congratulations! I visit regularly and seldom comment. I live near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, and would absolutely love to win your Marimekko scraps.

miniaturequilter said...

Congrats on your 3 year anniversary!! All the prizes are great, I would be happy with any of them. Although I am curious about the Marimekko scraps, it's a line I am not familiar with so that would be great to get!!
From USA

Vicki W said...

Congratulations on your blogiversary!

Sweet P said...

Congrats on three years of blogging! I read your blog all the time, but seldom post. I would love to win the sock yarn if my name is drawn. I live in gorgeous Dover, NH USA.

Heather said...

Congrats on your three year anniversary! Any of the prizes sound great! Thank you for the chance!

Laurel/USA said...

Congratulations on your blogaversary! Wouldn't I love your marimekko scaps! I am from New Jersey/USA.
Laurel
WHaeser1@aol.com

Anonymous said...

Hi! Nice of you to throw a give-away. I'm following your blogg and enjoy it a lot!
I'd like to win a miniaturequilt, if I do win.
/Susanne in Alingsås, Sweden

Carol said...

I enjoy following your blog and would love to win a miniature quilt! I'm in Calumet, Michigan - USA

Joyce said...

Congratulations! I'd love to win the scrap bag, being a scrap quilter at heart. Besides, one person's scraps are another person's treasures!

Kigwit said...

Congratulations! Three years is quite an accomplishment. I just started reading your blog recently and I really liked your post of all the socks you knitted this year!

I live in Pearland TX which is right near Houston. If I won the give away I'd probably go for the strawberry mini quilt because they are just too adorable!

Dolores said...

Well, congratulations on your milestone blogversary. I wouldn't mind any of your generous giveaways but if I really had to choose, it would be the Marimekko fabrics. I hail from Toronto and am of Finnish descent. My mom came here after the war from Karelia (Karjala) and I can't right now remember where my father's parents were from. Good luck to all.
(Typy)

Kathie said...

3 years WOW!!!
that is an accomplishment
I am from NJ would love the sock yarn for my teenage DD she loves to knit socks!
btw congrats on meeting your goal of 9 pairs in a year!
can't wait to see the mitten patterns you use
I love mittens
Kathie

Sara said...

Good job, hedgehog, getting to the end of three years!

I am a sox knitter and so would like to see what Finnish yarn is like.

I live iin Michigan, USA, and we are just leaving to spend the afternoon at the beach on Lake Michigan--lovely sand dunes all along our side of that Great Lake.

Sara

Chelsea said...

Congratulations!
I live in Washington State. I would love the scrap bag.
Great blog, keep it up.

Brenda said...

congrats on three years. I've enjoyed reading your blog. I would be happy with any of your prizes, but my first choice would be the Marimekko scraps. thanks for the chance to win.

KnitOneQuiltTooKristin said...

Congratulations! I've enjoyed your blog for a long time! The scrap bag or the quilt would be best as I have tons of sock yarn.

Ruth's Place said...

Congratulations on a three year milestone!

I'm in South Africa.

I'd love the Marimekko scraps or the sock yarn, or the miniquilt!!lol

ikkinlala said...

Congratulations on three years!

I'm from Canada, and I'd most like to win the sock yarn.

floribunda... aka Julie said...

Congratulations on the 3 years! I'm from Oakland, CA and would live some Finnish sock yarn...

Gina said...

Congratulations on reaching three years.
If you pull my name out I would love one of your strawberry minis to go with other one you made me for my first swap.

Love and hugs Gina in South Wales

SmitoniusAndSonata said...

Congratulations . Here's to the next three years ! As a fellow miniature quilt maker , I could certainly make good use of the fabric scraps ....but I'd also love to see one of your little quilts . Sonata ... the half that lives in Holland

Brittney said...

Congratulations! And thanks for the giveaway. I would love some Finnish sock yarn for the cool winter here in Music City, Nashville, Tenneesee USA :-)

Jeanne said...

Happy blog anniversary!
Finland is such a lovely place, I really enjoy your photos!
I'd LOVE to win a strawberry mini quilt.
Jeanne, Big Bear Lake, California

Sue Cahill said...

Congrats on reaching such a lovely milestone!

I would love to win the scraps, I can never get enough fabric and other people's scraps are always a treasure.

Sue Cahill from Niagara Falls NY

sbonetsue at yahoo dot com

cathicrafts said...

Happy Blogiversary Jen!! May you have many more!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your three years of blogging, the best neighbour in the world! You know that I don´t quilt and need scraps, so any of the other two would be lovely to get, if Mrs Fortune is on my side!

Cascade Lily said...

Well that bought all the lurkers out! If I win I would LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the Marimekko bits and pieces :)

Bea said...

Congrats on three years!
I'm in Texas. I'd love any of the prizes.

Cheers,
Bea

The Calico Cat said...

Amy here, in Maryland near Washington DC. I'd love a strawberry quilt.

ker said...

Congrats on the blogiversary! It is great that you are finding time to craft and to share inspiration with others.

I'd love any hedgehog quilt if I should be so lucky to win the drawing.

karen in dc

sewkalico said...

I'm sorry I've fallen so behind on your blog! But I would love to wish you a Happy 3 year bloggerversary!!! As you may recall, I'm in the UK on the border between Yorkshire and Lancashire and near the Lake District.

Julia said...

Dear Jen, hope you feel better today. Congratulations on the anniversary! It also means that we've known each other for about 3 years now :) If I may participate in the give away, please send me the one thing that is finished if I win ;) You know I don't know how to do what you do so well.

PJS said...

Hi, I read your blog from Romania, though I am Scottish myself. I love your blog, I especially love your latest quilt with the elephant, very talented. I am not a fantastic quilter myself, but I love to sew and knit and keep trying to do more quilting, I did get a fabulous japanese patchwork/quilting book which was full of insipration... so maybe i'll improve eventually. Congratulations on your blogiversary... hope you have enjoyed the ride.... I love my blog, it brings me into a world of such variety.

Clare said...

That certainly did bring out of the lurkers! If you did by any chance pull my name out of the hat, I would luuurrrvvvvveeee the scraps!

No need to tell you where I live LOL!

xx

Evelyn aka Starfishy said...

Congratulations on your blog anniversary! I've been reading your blog for a long time - from Austria, Canada and the USA!
Cheers! Evelyn

Ivani said...

Congratulations on the 3rd blog anniversary. What a fantastic give-away to celebrate!
I will love the Marimekko fabrics or the strawberry mini quilt, as I don't knit.
Ivani from Brazil