16.10.08

Almost there!

WOW!! I don't even know how to respond to all of you! I am so glad that everyone seems to like, love, adore the quilt. I originally wanted to go on each individuals blog and post a comment and keep it all very human. However the entries are coming in so fast and furious that my poor kids would be orphaned if I tried to keep up that way! So instead I have decided to feed the kids, try and be humble, and not let this go to my head, and fold a bit of laundry so I don't lose focus all together! I will visit you all slowly after the contest and get around. It matters to me! 
So a few of you have asked how I could give away that quilt, well here is your answer..... This one pictured here, all MINE! I made two and that makes this all a lot easier. I am in love with both as I see them sitting side by side though, and so luckily I have scraps and may just have to make another quilt in those yummy retro fabrics for the new baby! 

The next common question was " How do I get the pattern if I don't win?" Well since there is currently over 1700 of you entered I suspect a few may need the pattern! I would be sooo abbliged to sell you the pattern!! I have my website in the works to receive orders, but until then Please fire off an e-mail to
elizabeth@lizzyanne.com
to place your order. I will Invoice you via paypal, it's the easiest for you and me and then once your funds are confirmed it will be mailed out to you!
The pattern is $12 retail or if you buy 3 or more $6 wholesale.
I am so excited to get this pattern out there! It has been such a labour of love, and my husbands patience! What a good man he is!
A reminder that the Contest will sadly be coming to an end Friday at 7pm Oct 17th
(I'm a little relieved, then I can start sorting through all these entries!)
This is the Andalucia fabrics by Patty Young for Micheal Miller. The line is debuting at Houston quilt market Oct 24th. Check your local quilts stores soon for her line, or even make a request!
It's amazing, the whole line all 24 fabrics! Definite must haves!

Because the volume of entries has been SO large, I am going to require some time to process them. After all I wouldn't want anyones extra entries to go unaccounted, but this is a thorough process! So if you all will kindly give me the weekend to tally our three lucky, (and with these odds I mean LUCKY, blessed, oh chosen ones) winners, that would be so great!!! And my children will thankyou.
So Winners will be announced at 10am on Mon the 20th of Oct.
I cannot wait to see who wins!!!!!!!!

REMEMBER if you are new here, to post on the GIVEAWAY post ABOVE for entry in the contest. Not on this post! Unless you just want to tell me something nice!
Thanks!

94 comments:

Isela said...

This quilt is lovely in this colourway too. The yellow one reminds me of a summer's day and this one reminds of a spring's day. Lovely both!

If I knew how to sew and had any talent in this direction I would very happily purchased the pattern, unfortunately, I even need help in threading my sewing machine's bobbin--can you say pathetic (LOL).

agoodwitchtoo said...

Wow! It's even lovely in this color scheme!

~TAMY 3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

I can see why you like the pink. It almost makes it look like an entirely different pattern with the color change. You do very beautiful work!

Maranda Marie Burke said...

I love the quilt made with Patty's fabric too:) I hope I win the quilt, but with almost 1800 entries...I'll just cross my fingers:)

Jess said...

You have done an amazing job on the quilts. I love them, especially in Patty's fabrics.

THE SANDY DOG BAKERY said...

It's absolutely GORGEOUS! I would LOVE to win it!!!

Pink Lemonade Bags said...

Best wishes for getting all the entries sorted!

I love the pink and brown quilt, it is going to be a favorite at QM!

Custom Blog Designs said...

Oh, Beautiful!!!
Please enter me! I'd love to win!!

Daesha said...

Your quilts are beautiful! Thanks for sharing the pictures with us.

Beth said...

such a lovely quilt - the colors are amazing. What's even more amazing is you are giving this away!

Erin K said...

Oh I love it in these colors too! I KNEW you'd get thousands of entries, it's such a yummy quilt!

thanks for offering it up to the world. You rock.

Becky said...

Oh my goodness you are giving away that beautiful quilt. It is gorgeous! I sure would love to win it.
I have some old quilts top from my great great grandmother that I need to learn to do. They are incredible. I will have to share the pictures with you . They are from the late 1800's.
I am restoring an old Victorian and they will look wonderful in it one day.
Becky

Katie said...

This is the one I really want to win! I'm so glad you get to keep it. I might have to sneak over this weekend just so I can get a peak at these two beauties before they're gone to the winner and to the quilt market.

Berry said...

Oooohhh I love the pink and green version too! It's hard to decide which one I love more. Can't wait to find out who wins!

Sunny said...

Both of these quilts are just stunning! Wow!

Congrats on #4!! (our #4 was a boy...who has 3 older sisters!)

I dont know how you quilt with all those little ones around! I'm impressed!

Jackie Russell said...

I think I like this one even better. Of course I will be very happy with the yellow one but I won't be holding my breath. WOW! 1769 comments, I can't believe the response you have gotten. Wishing you much success with your pattern (it looks like you are off to an amazing start).

Celia Marie (W.) B. said...

I think the pink is even more beautiful than the yellow. I didn't think that was possible! (I did already comment on the other one, just wanted to let you know you're AMAZING!)

Lisa said...

The quilt your keeping is very cute too. Good job picking fabrics and colors. Thanks for sharing and good luck getting through the bajillion entries!

kerri69 said...

you are very talented youre quilts are beautiful i have never been able to sew i have fumble fingers and no patitence thank you so for the wonderful giveaway

zana said...

How wonderful...I'm a quilting novice and your design is so inspiring!

Anonymous said...

WOW Lizzy!!! What a beautiful quilt!!!! Love your colors too!!! please put my name in your drawing. BH Debby Long in MI

KZK said...

Oh holy smokes! Not to take anything away from the golden-toned quilt... but this is INCREDIBLE! They're great examples of just how much a different color-way can change a pattern! I love them BOTH!
KZ

Amy said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!! I love the color scheme!!!

mumovearls said...

Wow Liz I LOVE the colors of this one! DID I SAY LOVE because I Meant L-O-V-E! and for real 2000 entries? It should go to your Head! That is AMAZING! So proud of you!-NEna

Lorilee said...

Wow!! I love the colors on this quilt!! You did such a great job!! WOW(deserves another wow!)!

TheGirlYou'llNeverKnow said...

LOVE your quilt, you are very talented!! link to my blog where Ill post a link to you :D

C

http://thegirlyouwillneverknow.blogspot.com/

pescbrico said...

Congratulations on your pregnancy! This one with those colors is very lovely! :) I bet you want to make one for the new baby :)

Teresa said...

Yay for giveaways! :)

I really love the color of this quilt! I want to snuggle in it! So perfect for fall!

Teresa said...

I really want to win this awesome blankie! I just added your banner in my side bar! I'll be blogging about it too! :D

You can check it out in my blog. :)

Flo said...

Beautiful comment! I would love to win it....thanks for the giveaway!

Esther said...

Beautiful quilt - I hope I win or the pattern would be great also. Great job.

Esther said...

WOW - what a beautiful quilt - I would love to win.

Esther said...

What a beautiful quilt - I hope I win - either quilt or pattern will do. Great job Lizzy

Sarah said...

Liz, what beautiful quilts! I saw them on Jo's blog and I am seriously impressed! I LOVE the pink one. So, so cute. I'm happy to find your blog, too! It's fun to see what you're up to! :)

Dana said...

You know what? I LOVE the yellow and brown colorway but this one is TO DIE FOR! I must find these fabrics soon!!!!

glorv1 said...

It's a beautiful quilt. You have much talent. Have a great weekend.

A Bite of Country Cupcakes said...

You area super talented and generous girl..I tell ya!
Both quilts are devine..I am amzed how differnt they look just done in different fabrics.
Beautiful..either way you look at it!

Spanish Princess said...

I love the colors on that quilt, but I am a pink lover. My mom's house is the same way. She so many quilts she could wrap them completely around her two story house! She's funny about them though because she won't let any of them go. My brother and I both live out of state and that's too far away, so we get "visitation" of our quilts when we visit.

Katherine said...

Both are beautiful. The Yellow and Brown version is relaxing, and scerene. But this on is fun, young, and vibrant!! I Love it!!!
Thanks for sharing :)

inspiration=creation said...

I love your quilts! I'm glad I stumbled upon your blog :)

Traci said...

I love the pink. So pretty. Both color choices are just lovely.

Jenny said...

Sooooooo just wondering how much would you charge for your services to personalize a quilt for a family??? Just a random thought!!

Elaine said...

Be still my heart~ Even more lovely than the first! What a generous quilter you are! I've decided that I can too share the happiness, and if I win, I am going to gift the quilt (as much as I hate doing it) to a gal that is an exchange student from Vietnam who is SOOOOOOO amazingly appreciative of EVERY little and great thing that has passed her way. She will be staying with my friend/co-worker through the end of the year. I hope she gets it - even though I really really want it!

SewSensible said...

this quilt is absolutely beautiful as well!!

Pam said...

Your work is just breath taking. I hope to someday learn how to do this. I have never made a quilt but have always wanted to. Thank you so much for showing us your wonderful work and for giving away such a beautiful quilt. And to find the time to do all this with Children will God bless you.

Hugs Pam

Valerie said...

I could not imagine getting this many comments. You are good!!! Good Luck in going through all the comments.

Elissa said...

i love this one too! amazing how the different colors and patterns give a different feel to the same quilt... both incredible though... good luck sorting.. my fingers are crossed :-)

Jean9 said...

This quilt is also so lovely, the yellow is my very fav though. Your contest certainly has been popular when I entered a couple days ago the responses were at over 800! Your quilt is muchly desired. I wish you success with your pattern sales.

Karen said...

You are so talented. I really hope one day I will have talent that is close to yours. Gook luck with the sorting! :)

Sweet Simplicity said...

You are very talented! I would love to buy a quilt from you! Do you have an etsy page??

Pam in Colorado said...

Okay, I could gush all over this quilt, as well, but instead I'll gush over you. You are talented, beautiful and the mother of 3?! Your picture makes you look about 17. Surely you are not still 17? ;)

Glad you chose to feed your kids, fold the laundry and give your dear husband some of your precious attention. I'm sure they will happily give you some extra "quilt" time now that they are filled up with your food and love.

Have a great weekend!!!

brigette said...

love it in pink and green!!! can't wait to see that fabric line. thanks for sharing it with us!
i'm also impressed that even after designing the fabric, writing the pattern, sewing two quilts....... you still love the quilt!! sometimes when i'm done just making one i don't want to see it for a while.

congratulations on the new little one.
such joy!

Sam said...

the pink one is pretty too! It's funny but I actualy prefer the yellow and brown one - I suppose personal taste really does matter!! I think that I said this before, but it's fab quilters like you that give me the inspiration to keep quilting!!

NaomiG said...

Wow, this one is gorgeous too! Normally I'm a curtain, clothing, rag quilt seamstress, but I've always said I want to quilt a real quilt, and your amazing art is definitely making me want to do it sooner rather than later! Gorgeous! My blog is new, and I don't currently have any of my sewing projects on there yet... hopefully this week. I hope you don't get to mine before that happens! :-)

Sandi said...

When I learned about your lovely quilt from Cedar Chest blog, I popped right over and signed up. You were over a thousand comments at that time and I thought "wow, how fun"! So every once in a while I would pop back to see how many comments had been added. It got to be fun to see the number grow and grow and grow! How very cool for you to know that so many people love your quilt and it's design and fabric choices!!!

Amy @ Park City Girl said...

Your quilt does make the qiveaway a bit easier :)

Stephanie M Larsen said...

Super gorgeous Liz! Loving it!

Stephanie M Larsen said...

Love the fabrics! Lucky you!

Yarn Tails said...

Wow The pink one is gorgeous too! For someone who does not quilt I would almost be willing to get the pattern and learn real fast like just to make myself one! Gorgeous!!!! I wonder if I could do a crochet or knitted version of this. I bet it would be great. Beautiful job!!

Lindi said...

This one is beautiful, too. I wouldn't be able to part with either of them, if I were you!
But they do show how versatile this pattern is - a completely different look each time! I'll definitely have to make it up in some of the fabrics I have in my stash. Even if I'm really, really lucky enough to win yours!

Angie said...

I know that had to be extremely exciting for your whole household!
You are gifted in a special way---and I know it brings delight to many!

Good luck in getting around to everyone...just keep the brood fed...and maybe--just maybe---you can get it all done!

Brooke said...

WOW! This is a beautiful Quilt too! I love all your color choices! You just do beautiful work! Thanks for sharing!
;-)
Brooke

Soukies said...

It is beautiful in pink too! You did a fantastic job on both quilts and I wish you the best with your pattern sales!

Lynn

Anonymous said...

AAAAaaack!!
Did I make the 7pm deadline?? I did if you're in California, or west of the Missouri River :o)
BEAUTIFUL quilt. My daughter Victoria Grace is a snuggler and has many babies to wrap :o)

Count me in!!
HeatherJ

Mother Goose said...

OOOHHH my gosh!!! I am so dying here! these colors just sing music to my soul!!

DO YOU HEAR ME!!
THEY SING MUSIC TO MY SOULLL....


I ache for this.
begs!!! You have no idea!

Mother Goose said...

come visit me!

Mother Goose said...

can I bribe you with homemade cookies?


how about starbucks?



sonics?




rio cafe??




what? what???

Melzie said...

well personally I like the yellow colors better LOL luckily for me ;) well we'll see how lucky I am! LOL I am so glad all the entries made you happy ;) xoxo melzie

sandra said...

o0oh, its so lovely in pink too.
i hope you are having a wonderful weekend.
sandra

Karin said...

wow, the pink one is even prettier! love it.

sarah, rsm said...

BOTH are gorgeous, YOU are very talented, and I am jealous!!! :)

sweetmemorymakingmom said...

Both quilts are beautiful! How amazingly different they look with different color pallets. hugs, Ellen

Tiff said...

wow 1700 entries?? Did you ever in your live think that would happen? Can't wait to hear who wins!

Tranquility said...

Wow - your quilt is BEAUTIFUL in both colors! I'm so impressed and would love to buy one. I'm keeping my eyes open for your Etsy store ad!

Cheryl A said...

Both quilts are gorgeous, but I have to admit I like the scrappy background on the yellow and brown one. Or is that just the fabric? I'm partial to scrappy backgrounds with applique...

katelnorth said...

Well, I missed out on enterring the giveaway, but I thought I'd drop a line to say that I do love the quilt - and actually, I like the one you are keeping better anyway :)

King family said...

Hooray, Hooray, it's almost Monday. I must say you really know how to place each piece of fabric in the right spot. You young quilters and all the new hip fabrics take quilting to a whole new level. Greaaaaat
job. I know it doesn't matter, however, I like the pink one best. :-)

Barbara said...

Both color schemes are lovely. It would be very hard to decide to give one away. Enjoy your weekend. Hugs, B,

Danielle said...

Do the raw edges eventually wear down if you wash these types of quilts too much? Did you serge all the edges on this one or just some of them?? Thanks.

Elizabeth Anne said...

Liz both quilts are so beautiful...and so different even though they are the same pattern....love them, I really do! Thanks for posting pictures, you are definitely one very talented girl.

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~kristi said...

Oh what great colors, no one you chose this one in the end. I am redoing my girls room, we did not find out what we were having, so they have had a gender neutral room for years. This quilt inspires me, I knew I had want pinks & greens, but the chocolate pops and much mor subtle than the black I was thinking. You have a great eye for color and I love the quilt, both of them.

Jenn said...

They're both STUNNING!!

PiaTillys Boutique said...

I just wanted to say how gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous these quilts are! Amazing job ~ Congratulations!! :-)

Kelly

The Taylors said...

Wow, Liz i am so proud of you! great job, sad i missed the entry!! Congratulations for all your many many fans!!!

~Tonya said...

HI Lizzy, it still ASTOUNDS me at the numbers you pulled in for your quilt giveaway.

The quilt you are keeping is just as beautiful...if not more beautiful, then the one you are giving away. Your work is amazing.

ONE would be so LUCKY to win your quilt, that you are drawing for tomorrow. I am keeping my fingers crossed that you will choose me, but with all those entries, it is far and few :)

I hope you had a great weekend and just stopping by to check out any new posts.

Blessings,
~Tonya

carrie said...

you have got to be kidding me right now. That quilt is gorgeous! I love that fabric. Way to go... I will be putting my order in soon. How difficult is that pattern??

carrie said...

you have got to be kidding me right now. That quilt is gorgeous! I love that fabric. Way to go... I will be putting my order in soon. How difficult is that pattern??

Lavinia said...

Wow! I love it in Pink!! Did you hand or machine quilted these works of art??

Kaci said...

Oooo it's so pretty!!

vickie said...

Beautiful in Pink! Beautiful work.
Congrats to the winners!

Heather said...

Gorgeous - I will definitely be ordering a pattern from you - this will look perfect in my girls room. Thanks once again for sharing your creativeness with the rest of us.

Thistledew Farm said...

Come on over to my site - you inspired my co-blogger to hijack my site and do a coop give away - I loved that quilt and am planning to copy the design in a crocheted afghan....I'll let you know how it works out!

Nichole said...

wow! these are such beautiful quilts! i am quite amazed!