Saturday, August 14, 2010

Lucky you! Retirement update #3



Life is good, and I want to pass on some of my good fortune to my readers.  Starting today, and ending on Friday (20th), there will be a giveaway right here on biblioblog.  I have excavated the first layer of my pattern stash and have 10 patterns to give away.  It's easy...just leave a comment describing which pattern interests you, add in a contact email addy and say "thanks so much". 

At the end of the week (Sat 21st) I'll tally up the takers and contact those people who won a pattern and voila, a new to you pattern will be on its way to you via USPS.  In the event that more than one person wants a particular pattern, I'll put names in a hat.

Here is a list of the patterns available, along with a description and a photo. 

                                      
V8482 (8-16) uncut; tunic and pant
  V8585 (6-12) uncut; loose tunic, dress, pant
                              









                                                                                                                
                                                                         
V2911 (ABC) skirt cut on C
S8720 (all) retro aprons-heavily used









S4149 (10-18) top cut on 10-12
                                                     
M5715 (4-12) fleece jacket uncut
M5711 swing jacket uncut
M 5940 (4-12) zippered top, pant, skirt uncut
B5351 sundress (8-14) uncut
KS 3667 (XS-XL)  cut on M, hoodie
whew, that was a lot of work!  Off to ride now, Mary
                       

15 comments:

  1. Hey Mary! I thought for a few minutes you were going to give away the rest of your grandma fabric! ;) LOL I love the vogue 8482! Put my name in the hat please...thank you for the giveaway! Brenda bcdesigns@yahoo.com

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  2. Hi, I saw your post on PR! I like the Vogue 8585 and think it would be great for hot Texas summers! I also like Butterick 5490 for the same reason, and it's super-cute! Thanks so so much!

    CurlySu717 (on PR)
    aka Sarah
    sevannoy@gmail.com

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  3. That Kwik Sew pattern looks really interesting! I'm always on the hunt for patterns with hoods. Thanks so much!

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  4. I love the retro apron pattern!

    Thanks for doing this!

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  5. Please put me down for the M5711 swing jacket--I'd never noticed that pattern before and I am on the hunt for a new Fall jacket (not quite ready for cold weather, though, despite our hot summer). Thank you!

    trena/nicegirl on PR

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  6. hurray! 5 patterns have found homes. Remember that I'm waiting until Fri at midnight(PDT)to assign pattern to recipient.

    Vineta, I will need some contact info after next Friday. You can set up yahoo email or something like that so we can communicate on the mailing address.

    Debbie, leave a comment and we can arrange mailing through PR. :-)

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  7. Hi Mary,
    I love the S4149 pattern. I'll trade you! I have too many patterns.

    Did you get your shirt (my shirt) entered into the contest?
    I love your blog.
    Sharon1952

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  8. Thank you for sharing your patterns! I think the McCall's 5940 looks unique and challenging.

    Hopefully, I'm posting this correctly this time!

    ~Debbie

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  9. Ack! I've been searching for a retro apron pattern! It even looks like it has a cobbler apron! But someone else already called dibs...so sad, too slow! Well, if something changes I'd love it! And would thank you a million times over. It's neat that you're doing this!

    (Oh, and my email is mgust77@gmail.com)

    ~Rybe

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  10. Rybe, you still have a chance. I'll draw a name if there are 2 or more people interested in the same pattern. Good news, huh?

    Debbie-thanks:-)

    Hi Sharon! Yes, I did enter your shirt and maybe we'll get a chance to see it on the runway.
    Trade a pattern? Oh yeah baby!! Glad you enjoy my blog.

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  11. Hi Mary!
    I was happily typing M5715 when I realized the size was too small! :-( Oh, well...
    Good luck to all the other ladies!
    And thanks for the chance to win a nice prize. :-)

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  12. Oh, too bad Barbara! Better luck next time.

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  13. Ooh, I love that Kwiksew hoodie. Very generous of you to give away your patterns, thankyou so much!

    Carolyn.S at Pattern Review, or http://handmadebycarolyn.blogspot.com/

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  14. The M5715 looks interesting. I think it would make a great a top or dress for work if sewn up in a knit fabric! Please put my name in the hat for that one!

    How nice of you to pass on your good fortune to others! Thank you!

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  15. This is great...only one pattern left. I'm going to be busy on Saturday getting these sent off to each of you.

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