Friday, November 14, 2008

Quilt Giveaway Winner

It's finally come, I've been waiting so long for this opportunity to announce the lucky winner of my Quilt Giveaway, and hopefully make someone's day. I was so touched by the number of wonderful comments many of you had left for me!

When I stopped at midnight there was a total of 424 COMMENTS!! WOW! I won't ever touch Old Red Barn Co. comments :P but this was a great number for me! THANK YOU ALL! You all really have made my week.

I was also amazed and proud of the number of people who loved my quilt.....thankfully, aside from getting my orders done, I was also busy creating the pattern for those that would be interested in purchasing it themselves and trying their hand in making a quilt out of love. You will have the opportunity to purchase the Hard Copy and have that sent to you via USPS or receive the PDF form for instant gratification! Here's a preview of the pattern:






















And now, to announce the winner! I really wish I had the ability to make all those who left a comment here a quilt. I hate only picking one, but that was the rules. Although there were 424 comments, There were a couple that had duplicate comments, so those were omitted and then the tallying began. For each person that left a comment, I did visit your blog to see what you had up, either blogging about it, and or putting the pic in your sidebar. You would have earned a maximum of 4 entries. I went about it the old school way and placed your name on paper and tallied the number of entries. I tallied everyones up and came up with an actual # range to enter into Random.org, and well from 403 comments, it tallied in actuality 764 entries. Your name each had a number next to it. For example, if you were #20 in leaving a comment, and you posted about the giveaway in your blog and then added the pic, then you held comments 20-24. So this was my method used for everyone.......and...........through........random.org......... the lucky winner is:


Random Integer Generator
Here are your random numbers:87
Timestamp: 2008-11-14 06:57:23 UTC


NUMBER 87 is Jennifer of rundpinne.blogspot.com


Congratulations Jennifer ms. Knitting mom of 3, please contact me either by email so I can get your color-scheme and have an early Present out to you!
I'm sorry I couldn't pick everyone, but have no fear!---There is another quilt giveaway coming soon! If you scroll down and read my previous post you will see the picture of the quilt I will be giving away--- It was really hard for me to say only 1 person won, so that quilt-top will be split in half, quilted and batted for a generous size Crib or could easily be Lap Size--2 WINNERS this time! I can't wait for that. Please add me to your favorites or follow my blog to watch for that giveaway.

Remember, the pattern for Brenda's Quilt, I've titled "With All My Heart" is now available in my etsy shop. Visit http://www.thehandmadequilt.etsy.com/ or you can also click on the link in my sidebar. Thank you all again! I look forward to reading more of your comments and reading your blogs!!

25 comments:

Shari said...

Congratulations to Jennifer! She's a lucky lady.
Cheers

Carla said...

Sure wish it had been me but congrats Jennifer! You are one lucky gal.

SkippyMom said...

YA! Jennifer!

I love the pattern - thanks for sharing it on Etsy. I am thinking pale green, muted reds and yellows -....mmmmmm yep!

Hugs and thanks for the great giveaway.

gin said...

congratulations to the winner!
I'm going to check out the pattern and see if I can make one. It was a beautiful quilt.

Vickie said...

Congrats to Jennifer. Also, I love your playlist. An 80's retro mix.

marmee said...

congrats jennifer, abbie i know she will love and treasure this handmade quilt.
thank you for being so generous.

i was wondering how you put your signed name on your blog and how you put kind words in the comment section. if you don't mind you could email me, rosebudn6@aol.com
thank you.

Amber said...

hey congrats to Jennifer for winning the beautiful quilt I am giving you a blog award hun i just love your work come visit my page to pick it up

King family said...

Congrats Jennifer. Happy you must be. Abbie that was fun and will be looking forward to the next time.
Will stay tuned though. Enjoy your blog. Thanks for the opportunity.

Jennifer said...

Oh my goodness I cannot believe I won. I am still is shock, happy, and crying. Thank You!!

I sent an email, hopefully it makes sense. LOL

Jennifer

Terri said...

Congratulations, Jennifer! I'm happy for you! Thanks, Abbie, for hosting the giveaway - you are awesome!

Keri said...

Congrats to Jennifer!

Abbie, that quilt was so beautiful. I kept seeing it pop up in posts and sidebars of the blogs I read! It was a great idea to sell the pattern.

Cheers!

VINTAGE GIRL AT HEART said...

Yay for her and that you spread the word about a great cause!!! In the end so many will be winners!!!

Valerie said...

Well, if it couldn't be me, I am glad it was Jennifer! Congrats!

Lea of Farmhouse Blessings said...

Congratulations Jennifer! I'm so happy for you.

Blessings,
Lea

Diana said...

What a beautiful Blog...So glad my friend Shannon sent me your way..Such beautiful Artistry, I love Quilts, and admire women who make them..Blessings, Diana

ccswch said...

Congratulations!!!

Wendy said...

Beautiful Quilt!! And also love the playlist. Love your blog!!!

Morti said...

Nothing to do with quilts whatsoever - but Hi there! I'm a new member of SBS 26 and am just popping by to say hello.

I'm amazed by your work - it's gorgeous, I tried quilting once and it's not for me LOL.

Looking forward to getting to know you better!

Kathryn said...

Congrats to the winner --

Your quilts are lovely!

I'm Kathryn and a newbie to Sisterhood #26 -- Looking forward to getting to know everyone! ;)

sarah, rsm said...

congrats to jennifer ... and thanks again, abbie! :-)

Tonya said...

Congrats!!! Enjoy and stay warm!

Kathi~Lavender, Lace and Thyme said...

Congratulations Jennifer! You are truly blessed :).

Toni said...

I just found your blog through Lea of farmhouse blessings. I love this quilt!!Too bad I missed the deadline:( Anyway,I`ve been looking through your blog and you do beautiful work! I would love to learn how to quilt!! Hope your having a blessed day!!Great "meeting" you!!Blessings,Toni

Ikki said...

Well done, great job. Ikki SBS#26

Valori Wells said...

Abby, Thanks for asking me to be a part of your quest to make those who are in pain feel a little bit better with a quilt. That is what it is all about. I am glad that I can help by donating some fabric. Good luck to you!!
Valori Wells

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