Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Blogiversary giveaway!

Two years ago today this little blog was born. The time has flown by and I've loved being part of the blogging community. As I've also recently passed my 200th post, I wanted to mark the occasion by holding my first ever giveaway!

I've thought long and hard about what I could offer. When I've seen giveaways on other blogs, the ones I'm most attracted to are those which are handmade. Quilting is my first love and those of you who've been reading my blog a while will know that I've attended a couple of workshops by Elizabeth Wall and love her work: you can read about them here and here.

Well, I've decided to do something special and my giveaway is to make you your very own little birds quilt!


These two are destined for my quilt group's next exhibition but show you some options. You can choose the tree style (curly or spiky), flowers or no flowers, and even the colours of your birds - any colours at all.

In time-honoured fashion, if you'd like the chance to win:

  • Follow this blog by your preferred method
  • Leave me a comment with your tree style, flowers/no flowers and bird colours

Closing date is midnight 25 July after which I'll pick out a name at random. The giveaway is also open to non-UK readers.

Good luck and thank you for all your support over the last two years. xxx


  1. Congratulations on the 2 years :)

    What a lovely idea for a giveaway. I love the curly tree in the right photo by the multicoloured, patchwork looking birds in the left photo. I think I prefer to no flowers version too, but nuts might look good! I love the swirly brown fabric in the 'curly' tree. :)

  2. Happy Blogiversary and what an amazing giveaway. I like following you by bloglovin. If I was lucky enough to win I'd love a curly tree with multi-coloured birds and lots of sweet flowers.

  3. Happy Blogiversary! And may there be many more to come. Your blog is always a pleasure to visit and I always find something interesting here. What a lovely giveaway Julie! I love the spiky tree with the pretty birds and flowers and would love pretty pinks. Thank you for the opportunity to enter your generous giveaway!
    Marianne x

  4. Congratulations Jules!! I love stopping by and reading what you have been up to, and I look forward to many more happy years of reading your blog in the future! xx

  5. Congratulations on two years! May there be many more creative and happy years to come! And what an amazing giveaway! You are so generous...I'm already a follower, and I love both quilts, you are so talented! But if I had to choose, the spiky one with flowers in muted tones of pink, blue, green, well anything really! :-) Chrissie x

  6. Happy 2nd blog anniversary x this is such a wonderful and generous giveaway and I'm struggling to decide between the two as they are both lovely. But I think I would choose the swirly tree one with the birds in spring colours with flowers x

  7. Oh, what a wonderful giveaway!! Happy 2nd anniversary to you! I would love to win one of your quilts! Only thing, I think it would cost too much to send it to the USA, and I would hate to put you to that expense, so I would say not to put my name in, just for that reason alone!!

  8. Oh! If you TRULY would not mind the postage to the USA, then please, put my name in for the giveaway! You are a PEACH! Hon, I really mean it!! xx

  9. Thank you for your comment, I can't believe I won your giveaway, I'd forgotten all about it too! Yes, I like the tree shape on the right and the bird shape on the left. I'm not too fussy really though, as long as there isn't a lot of pink involved (I've always hated pink and am not that keen on red either!). I'm sure whatever you do will look great though :) Thank you.