Sunday, February 19, 2012

a shamrocky finish and small giveaway

COMMENTS ARE CLOSED
A little Irish Blessing pillow for the "season".
My daughter's birthday is March 16th and so she considers St. Patrick's Day her holiday.
She's 50% East Indian....
no true Irish blood in her....
so I have a laugh about that each year,
 still... I make her these "decorations".
I don't think I will make this pattern again, it's a quick pattern but once is enough.
So, I decided to give it away.

Here is the pattern photo....
Heart Felt Finds is the designer plus the link to the original pattern in case you'd like to buy it.
It's only $3 and frankly,
 I am tempted to buy a few more of their designs.
Back to the giveaway....
if you'd like to win my copy,
Leave me a comment on this post and I will choose a winner on February 24th.
That way you still have time to stitch it up before St. Patty's Day.


46 comments:

Lee said...

How sweet - I love Irish things too. My name is Colleen so everyone thinks I am Irish but I am Scandinavian! lol Love the story about your daugthers "holiday" thanks!

Jennifer Gail said...

I got married on St Patrick's Day.

Nicole said...

Count me in. That's a cute little cushion!

PunkiePie (Jen) said...

Your daughter is just too cute Vickie!

Kate said...

My son's birthday is March 16, too! He was four hours too early to be a St. Patrick's baby. Happy (early) birthday to your daughter!

~Niki~ said...

Oh what a sweet pillow. I'd love to win this :) thanks for the chance sweetie!

Simone de Klerk said...

What a comforting saying!
I'd sure love to win a copy of the pattern! Great combination of different techniques in a small project. The ricrac gives it a very different look.

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

Such a unique little pillow...I would love to win your pattern..thank you

Angela Nussbaum said...

Oh how awesome! my family is very irish, in fact my maiden name is ireland. My ancestors came to america in the late 1800's. Id love to have that pattern!

~J said...

How cute is this, I never decorate for any holidays really and always think I would like some fabulous handmade goodeis to help with this. I am thinking a pillow like this is the perfect way to get started!! Thanks.

Teresa Felgueiras said...

We don't celebrate St Patrick's day in Portugal but if I win I'm going to start my own celebration.

Jeanna said...

Happy Birthday and Happy St. Patrick's Day to your Daughter!

And thank you for the chance to win a cute pattern!

Chris said...

How adorable! Happy Birthday to your daughter and thanks for the chance to win.

Jennie P. said...

I'm Irish, my birthday is a few days away from St. Patty's Day, so I consider it my holiday too! :) I love the pillow.

Carol said...

That's so cute. I would love to win this pattern.

Anonymous said...

I would love to win this pattern. Like your daughter, my grandson thinks everything St Patrick's Day is because he was born on March 17. Just love our little leprechaun. He is half Irish

LesQuilts said...

Hi Vickie! What a great pattern!
My son's birthday is Mar 18, and I never thought about making it his day!
Thanks for the giveaway!
Take care, Leslie

nlcalendar said...

Being of Irish descent, tell your daughter we welcome one and all! She has the right idea. When we were kids, dad always used to tease us that if we didn't wear green on St. Patty's day the birds would s_it on us. I never dared wear anything but green ;-) Love the pillow, thanks for the giveaway.

Chris, Kristina, Nathan and Audrey... said...

Cute pattern. My son's birthday is on St. Patrick's day.

Marsha said...

Cute pattern, I'm part Irish! Thanks for a chance in your giveaway!

Gill said...

Two of my sons have red hair and Irish names!
Count me in please!

Laura K said...

This would be perfect to add to my daughters pillow collection! She is five and can't get enough pillows. Thank you so much for the chance to win!

Leah said...

great work... beautiful

Sandie @ crazy'boutquilts said...

Oh I love it! I get my Irish from my Mom (whose b-day is also the 16th!) I would love to stitch this for her!! Thanks for the chance! have a happy day!

Janet said...

I am Irish on my mother's side. Half Irish-Half Dutch. I'd love to win your pattern.

Kathy MacKie said...

How generous of you, thanks sew much!

sherryberrybim said...

My daughter actually is half Irish and her birthday is March 6th so this would be a great win! Thanks for generously having this giveaway.
slmcgann@verizon.net

Jean Burke said...

Thanks for the chance to win it - the pillow is adorable. We're very Irish and my brother got married on St. Patrick's Day. I would make this for them if I won....thanks again!

Lesley said...

I love your pillows! Thanks for the opportunity to win. I'll check out that pattern company.

Teresa in Music City said...

That is just adorable - I'd love to win it!!!!

Patty said...

I love that pattern. My birthday is actually the 17th of March!

hueisei said...

Thanks for the chance to win. I loves the pattern.

Janet said...

Very cute - thanks for a chance to win.

Cindi P. said...

My SIL birthday is also March 15th :) thanks for the chance to win

Reighnie said...

Please count me in!

Snoodles said...

That's adorable! We got married on St. Patrick's Day - he has no trouble remembering the anniversary! LOL Thanks for the chance to win!

Jo Thiessen said...

I don't think I have any Irish in me either ~ but loved the Irish blessing someone gave to us when our 2nd daughter was born. Thanks for the giveaway!
www.cariboogals.blogspot.com

Karen said...

I knew it! I saw the pictures of your daughters and I knew they had some Indian in them. I am from India.

annemarie said...

Oh would this Irish gal love this pattern - St. Pat's is a big day for me and I love anything that has to do with this holiday!! Thanks for the chance to win.

michelle said...

Oh my!! My birthday is the 17th....and I have quite the Irish family....green eyes, auburn hair, etc. we always celebrate and have a great time with it. Oh, and I LOVE that your daughter believes it is her holiday and that she is Irish....because she is so right---everyone is Irish on the 17th!!!! =). Big smiles and hugs to your and yours.....and thanks for the chance to win that cute, cute pillow!!!!
Michelle

Heather said...

Sew cute! I'm trying to make more decorations for St. Patrick's Day this year since we are O'Briens.

Sunflower Happiness said...

I love this pattern. I have to make it, my husbands Birthday is on St Patricks Day and I have been decorationg already. He is Part Irish and Green is my favorite color so its a win win. Thanks for posting this giveaway! I hope I win!

Beeshebags said...

Please count me in, I know exactly who I'll make it for too, and if I don't happen to have the luck o' the Irish and win your copy, I'm about to head on over for a squizz at where to buy it from!

Hugs
Naomi

KatieQ said...

Although my family is not Irish, my name, Kathleen, was very popular around the time I was born. People always assume that I am Irish. My husband is half Irish and my daughter Patricia has red hair, so there is no denying her heritage. I always do something special for her on St. Patrick's day even though her patron saint (it's a Catholic thing) is St. Patricia of Naples.

Ullhärvan said...

I'd love to win this pattern!

Isabel said...

That's adorable!!!