So when I logged in today, Blogger told me I had 100 followers. Wow. It still blows me away that there are people out there interested in my quilts and what I get up to from day to day (I mean apart from my family who are kinda obligated to be interested!)
Just to celebrate the New Year and life and the fact that I'm apparently interesting, I thought I'd have a little giveaway.
I've become a little addicted to dyeing thread and I thought some of you out there might like some of my hand dyed, silk/cotton embroidery thread. It's not quite the weight of perle cotton but makes a lovely embroidery stitch. You could also use it for big stitch decorative quilting. I've tried separated it into two strands for a finer stitch, it doesn't separate as easily as stranded embroidery thread, but it will.
And it's luscious!! It's soft and strong and sews beautifully and, being silk, has a wonderful lustre to it.
Each bundle has 10 strands of thread in it. Each thread is 1.3 metres long, so you get 13 metres in each bundle (I can't call it a skein because it's not continuous, but I'm not sure if there is a correct term. Anyone know?)
If you'd like some of these threads, here's what to do: write me a comment telling me what you hope 2014 will bring for you, and what kind of colour bundles you'd like if you won. You must be able to be contacted by email so make sure you add your email address into your comment or be a reply-enabled commenter. I'm happy to post overseas.
On Saturday 25th January 12pm New Zealand time, I'll pick a random number for a winner. Then I'll contact the winner by email and send that lucky person a parcel with five different bundles of thread in it, inside one of my hand printed zip pouches (I'll try and match the pouch to the thread colours).
And if you don't win but would like some of this unique thread, I'm going to be adding some bundles to my Etsy shop very soon.