Sunday, December 12, 2010

Giveaway Day! (CLOSED)



I am very happy to be joining in the Giveaway Day through Sew, Momma, Sew.  I have chosen to share one of my finds from a shopping trip, or treasure hunts as I think of them.  This is an antique sewing box -  I could not resist it when I saw it for sale!  Were you able to guess the item from the sneak peek earlier in the week?


The box itself is fairly small, 8 inchs X 6 inchs and 4 inches high (20 cm X 15 cm and 10 cm high).  From my research it is of Asian origin.


Inside the sewing box is lined with hand-painted silk.  The inside of the lid features a neat little needlebook.

In the bottom of the sewing box there are more beautiful hand-painted blossoms and an attached pincushion.  I hope you are as charmed by this little box as I was when I found it and that you will enter my giveaway.  I will be pleased to mail internationally so everyone is invited to enter.

To enter, visit my Etsy shop and then come back and leave me a comment telling me which item you like best.  Feel free to suggest other items you would like to see in the shop  as well! We are just getting started on Etsy so the store is still very small and advice is welcome.

You have until Friday midnight to enter.  Once you have entered the draw here, be sure to visit Sew, Momma, Sew for the complete list of all the blogs and shops having giveaways this Giveaway Day!  Good luck in all the draws!

120 comments:

Miss 376 said...

What a delightful find, I'm surprised you can bear to part with it.
I love your decoupage buttons, but I also think you've found a lovely way to use your CQ, it was so hard to choose

Mystica said...

I like the crazy quilted dresser set!

Thank you for sharing.

gill said...

This is beautiful!
If you are sure about shipping internationally I would love to enter!
Gill

Homemaker Honey said...

Such a sweet sewing box. I think it is beautiful!

My fave from your shop is: Awesome Cherry Rocking Chair Pinsuchion

I'm participating in the Sew, Mama, Sew Giveaway Day! I hope you have time to stop over and enter my giveaway at homemakerhoney.com

Merry Christmas!

Deborah
Homemaker Honey
homemakerhoney @gmail .com

Sara said...

Cute sewing box! Thanks for the giveaway!

Sara said...

eegads I hit the comment button too soon! Those decoupage buttons are really nice, but my favorite is the crazy quilter handcomb set

Marilyn said...

Kerry, I love the sewing kit. Of course, I love boxes of any kind but that one is so charming. My favourite thing on your Etsy page is the Oak CQ purse. It is stunning.

Caroline said...

That is wonderful! Im in need of a sewing box and the basket design is so cute.

I really like the Quilted Hand Mirror Backing that you did, it is beautiful

LindaSchiffer said...

I love your CQ items ... but my most favorite is the wooden rocking chair pincushion!

:) Linda

Katherine said...

I really like the quilt candy dish! How unique!

karoliinahv said...

the sewing box is simply perfect! and from your shop i love the rocking chair pin cushion - great idea!

Kitty Vane said...

Such a gorgeous little sewing basket! I don't know how on earth you can bear to let it go.

I really like the quilted dresser set, not only is it beautiful, but it's such a super and unique idea too!

Debbie said...

I love, love, love the little girl buttons! What an adorable little sewing basket too! Debbie (Maine)

Peg said...

What a lovely little sewing basket!

Kerry & Ronan said...

The whatnot dish is great, but you should list some of your embelished quilt blocks, they're beautiful!

Gina said...

I am such a sucker for buttons and I love your decoupaged buttons!

Love the sewing basket too - so unique!

Rachel's Quilts said...

The miniature tablecloth is nice. The sewing box is amazing. Thanks for such a great giveaway.

mtrose59047 said...

Oooh that box is beautiful! I do like your Crazy Quilt Candy or What-not Dish its beautiful.
mtrose59047@gmail.com

Lauranie said...

LOVE it!! Thanks for the chance to have it! :) And thanks for visiting my blog...good luck! I really like all of the decoupage buttons...divine!! Have a great giveaway day! :)

Susan said...

What a beautiful little box! I popped over to your Etsy shop and thought your little rocking chair pincushions were so cute! Seems like one of my grandmothers had something similar. Good luck with your shop!

corvustristis said...

What a lovely find! I like the decoupage buttons, though I wonder how they'd stand up in the wash. Also, some of the pictures are a bit dark on my screen- have you tried adjusting the light balance with photoediting software? It's easier than it sounds and can make a big difference (plus, then you can take pictures in diffuse light to avoid harsh shadows, yet still get them bright enough to pop).

corvus.melloriATgmailDOTcom

Carrie P. said...

What a sweet little sewing box. I am here visiting from IN STITCHES.
I went to your Etsy and I love the little bunny buttons. very cute.

sandyandcosmo said...

The OOAK CQ purse is awesome!

Heather said...

I really like the decopauge buttons!!
Thanks for the great giveaway!
h_freund@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

Hi! Just strolling through the Blog Roll from the Holly Jolly Bingo Blog and you were on the list! Glad I found you. Your etsy store is wonderful. My favorite is the cq purse, but your buttons are just as cute as can be! (I might have to order some after the holidays when I have a few bucks.) :)
Thanks and have a great Monday.
grami
gramisews@gmail.com

Lisa said...

What a cute sewing box!

Kaye Prince said...

This sewing box is just lovely - love the hand-painted flowers! I really like the quilt brackets that you have in your shop and am seriously considering buying a pair or two!

Victoria said...

The felted bag is amazing! If I win this I will give it to my good friend Vi, She loves all things blue and was looking for a small sewing basket. This would be perfect!

piney cq said...

Goodness! I was NOWHERE close on the teaser! LOL!! What a cute box! Not positive about my fav in the shop! I think you're ingenious with the way you're re-doing the dresser set and candy dish! :)

Cinzia Allocca said...

I love your rocking chair pincushion. I have one too. Part of my collection of sewing related memorabelia. I wan thtat basket!

Villa-loredana said...

If it is an international shipping let me in, in not only to say good luck to the winner. Loredana.

noe said...

I like the cherry quilt brackets!

B @ Sweet Limes said...

That purse in your shop is FAB! I totally love finer art stuff like that so that's what I'd like to see more stuff like that.

limes.sweet(at)gmail(dot)com

Christine said...

the decoupage buttons are really cute

Laura Reese said...

I really like your cherry quilt brackets - what neat finds!
laurakreese[at]gmail[dot]com

Allison B. said...

I love the cherry rocking chair! Thanks for the giveaway.

sukie said...

Hands down the mirror & comb set. Thanks for the chance to win! (sukie80@gmail.com)

Carolina Girl Mommy said...

I like the cherry rocking chair pincushion

Desiree
weeshareblog@gmail.com

Annette said...

I immediately fell in love with the children in the orchard buttons - adorable! Then I looked closer at the CQ dish. So beautiful!

Needled Mom said...

I love your decoupage buttons - what a great idea!!!

Your basket is lovely too.

F-o-x said...

love the cherry quilt blocks

A.S.K.-P. said...

My favorite item would have to be the mirror. It's soo pretty!

smurfy4ever@yahoo.com

handmadehappiness said...

Rockin' Robin Pincushion Chair is may fave from your shop... I adore your giveaway prize LUSH!! x

SoozeM said...

Wow isn't it just the most precious little sewing box ever, hand painted silk - wow!! I just love the crazy quilt candy dish!!

Brooke said...

Love your buttons! How cute are they? Especially the little bunny ones!

italydreamlol said...

this is really prtty i would love this as a gift for my mom she likes sewing but all her stuff are always everywhere. happy holidays


italydreamlol@yahoo.com

Carol in E TN said...

I love the What Not dish in your shop!

merlinthecat said...

I love vintage sewing baskets! I really like the buttons in your shop!

Tawny said...

The Children at Play buttons are just precious! Good luck with your Etsy shop!

nrnoodle said...

The rocking chair pincushion is great. I have one of these. It was a gift my mom got at my baby shower. So fun.

ariuna said...

What a cute basket! I love the little collection in your etsy shop - I especially love the little rocking chair pincushion. So cute :)

miss~nance said...

That is the most gorgeous little sewing basket.I really liked the CQ dressing table set.

Thanks for popping by my blog.

Gail

Kissthis said...

I love the rocking chair pincushions!

tanya said...

i love the buttons - beautiful
thanks for the give away
tanya_cruick@hotmail.com

Vroomans' Quilts said...

I just love your buttons - the bunnies are just to delicate and cute. You should make broaches with your buttons.

AZviaTx said...

I love Crazy quilts best of all quilting genres. I think the Under the Sea is stunning. The shells you've created are remarkable standouts. In your etsy shop the candy dish and the mirror set are my favorites. Lovely items. The sewing box is a fabu find, certainly. The irises would look lovely on a quilt, don't ya think? Too bad I can't paint! Tina

quilthexle said...

I can't resist to enter this giveaway - this little box is too cute! But you've got lovely things in your etsy shop, too ;-)) My favourites would be the Solid Cherry Quilt Brackets.

Anonymous said...

Hi there, Went to your shop and I love your buttons were on the top of my list,of course I also loved the rocking chair. What a great giveaway your having! Thanks!
jackie m.
jcmpmorrison@gmail.com

Cathy said...

Well, if I was working on the dollhouse with my gds like I keep thinking I will then I would like the little miniature tablecloth best. BUT since I'm not and if I had older gds who would value the dresser set I would pick the dresser set as my fav and buy two but they are only 6 and don't know the value of such items. Right now they only value their fav stuffed animal/doll. So, I guess it boils down to I LOVE the buttons. I'd say I love the candy dish BUT I just gobble up candy out of the bag so it has no time to reach any dishes.

Cathy L

Jen said...

Love that sewing box! I just keep everything in random places. It would be nice to have it all in one place! I love your vintage decopauge buttons! And thanks for entering my giveaway!

Avena_Crataegus said...

Love that chair pincushion!

Sarah said...

Cute box!! Dec 17th is my birthday, so winning would make the day extra-special.

I like the pincushion chair in your shop.

MJ said...

The pincushion chairs are so adorable and unique! Thanks for hosting a great giveaway

Marybeth said...

Oh my goodness! How beautiful! Thank you!

mamafox said...

The rocking chair pin cushion is SO CUTE! I love it. Thanks for the great giveaway! I love the little sewing basket. Great treasure find!

Anne said...

Those rocking chair pincushions in your shop are adorable! I'd like to see crazy-quilted coasters.

The prize sewing box is a wonderful find! Thanks for participating in Giveaway Day!

Jingle said...

Oh, wow! I so love this! It is really a great piece!!! My favorite item in your store is the set of 'At the Seashore' buttons! They are beautiful! jinglesells at gmail dot com

Beth said...

What a charming gift. Thanks so much for sharing it.

You have such cute things in your shop. If I had to choose, I'd go for the decoupage buttons, but a pin cushion is calling my name, too...

MoeWest said...

Thanks for the giveaway and Merry Christmas! The sewing box is wonderful! I like the cherry rocking chair pincushion.

jennifer said...

Pick me please and Merry Christmas

Melissa said...

What a gorgeous find. Thank you so much for sharing it with us.
I love the quilt brackets in your shop.

Jesse said...

The crazy quilted dresser set is amazing! But I do like the decoupage buttons too, they're really pretty.

Nanbon44 said...

I just love the Purse and the mirror and your blog header is wonderful.

Please enter my name in your lovely drawing...
ladycolmn(at)aol(dot)com
Bonnie in Florida, USA

Alli said...

I liked the cherry rocking chair pincushion. Useful things are fun!

Liza said...

I love the mirror - so pretty!

Jessica said...

I love the awesome cherry rocking chair pincushions! You could make even more unique pincushions... :)

SheilaC said...

Amazing sewing box!! thank you for a wonderful give away!

In your shop I love the what-not dish!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/62368657/ooak-crazy-quilt-candy-or-what-not-dish

SheilaC

Christy said...

I am thrilled by this sewing box!!! So fascinating!!!
My fav item in your shop is....the decoupage bunny buttons!!
christyd8(at)bellsouth(dot)net

dianne said...

Your purse in your Etsy store is wonderful. Thanks for the giveaway.
jmclean at mts dot net

Sarah said...

I like the Awesome Cherry Rocking Chair Pincushion. It's fabulous.

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

I really like your buttons.

Billie

Patty said...

My favorite is the crazy quilted dresser set. The box is beautiful. Thanks for joining in the giveaway.

Janet said...

I love the pincushion chairs. And that is one lovely box you acquired. Thanks for the chance to win.

Crissy said...

the rocking chair pin cushions are very cute! and unique!

Please take a peek at my giveaway if you get the chance!

http://crissybell.blogspot.com

crissybell17(at)gmail(dot)com

ottomania said...

Hi! I love your buttons :-) Thanks for a chance of winning. happy holidays.

Katie said...

The Handmirror is exquisite! Thanks for the lovely giveaway :)

Cid said...

I love this little basket. Just right for my needles and thread. Thank you.
cidtwoatcoxdotnet

Sarah McGrath said...

I love the rocking chair pincushion!

godscricket said...

I like th hand mirror. Thanks for sharing.

Chiska said...

I love your bunny buttons!

Wendy B said...

Just came for a visit...and what eye candy!!!!!! Thanks Kerry and lovely to meet you! I love the candy or what-not dish......I could think of a zillion things I could do with it! How gorgeous!
I'll be visiting again, I'm sure!
XXX Sugary hugs
Wendy :O)

Jerimi said...

Your crazy quilt purse is truly beautiful!

-Jerimi
jerimi (at) threecatlimit (dot) com
www.threecatlimit.com

CMEH said...

I very much like the decopaged buttons! I think they are different and a great idea! Thanks for the great giveaway that box is wonderful!

Emily said...

Love the little pincushion chair.

joyce said...

The crazy quilt candy dish is fun.

EVA SB said...

What an enchanting little basket!
Thanks for making this international

I love the vintage bunny buttons

eva.s.black[@]gmail[.]com

jane p said...

I like the crazy quilted hand mirror. It's something I would buy. I LOVE the basket.

Julia said...

I love your buttons too - aren't you clever! Thanks for the chance to enter :)

Gillian said...

This sewing basket is gorgeous. I love it! I'm surprised you're willing to let it go. :)

Your decoupage buttons are so cute, ESPECIALLY the ones with the bunnies.

Lixa said...

That's a most lovely sewing box! Thanks for the opportunity to win it!

lixapopescu [at] gmail [dot] com

Stacy said...

The basket is so gorgeous! How can you bear to part with it? This has to be my favorite: http://www.etsy.com/listing/62451055/ooak-crazy-quilted-dresser-set-of
Thanks for the chance to win!

Dresden Quilter said...

I love the mirror and comb. Thanks for the giveaway.

Joanna said...

The little chair pincushions in your store are adorable!! Of course I have a thing about little chairs - I can't resist them! I also can't believe you are willing to part with the little sewing box - it is just lovely!

Manda said...

I have a rocking chair pincushion that I got when my Grandmother died. I treasure it.

stayathomelibrarian at gmail dot com.

by Daisy said...

for you to be able to part with such a tresure it tells a lot about your generosity! thank you for the opportunity! i love the items in your shop and i would like to see more baby clothes patterns, i'm expecting my first baby and have trouble findind patterns that match my needs and taste. just an idea...

Knititall said...

That is precious!
I like your store, you have very cute things. I can't believe those rocking chair pincushions, I've never seen anything like them. So cool!
I think the Cherry one is my favorite because it's got the little drawer on the bottom as well.

Megan said...

Love the basket! I really like the candy dish listed in your shop! Thanks!
megancparsons(at)gmail(dot)com

Loralynn said...

What a darling little sewing box! You did a beautiful job on it! In your shop, I like your what-not-dish the best! So pretty! I have taken a peek around your blog and you do lovely work! I have added you to my blog roll and look forward to seeing more of your pretties! Merry Christmas!

Miss Nancy said...

Your blog is most interesting, lots of wonderful and very pretty crazy quilting. I visited your Etsy Shop and really liked the Oak Crazy Quilt Candy or What Not Dish. Very pretty. Your giveaway is lovely. I really like the Asian Sewing Basket, very, very pretty.

Have a super great sewing day.

Crystal Hendrix said...

I really like the candy dish :D It would be very pretty to put rings in and whatnot :D

I am having a giveaway too, so if you have time feel free to stop by! http://hendrixville.blogspot.com/

Melody said...

Hi! Since you visited my giveaway at www.cityandcountryquilts.com,I had to see yours. The mirror you have embelished is beautiful! and it would be my favorite pick of items in your Etsy store. The sewing basket you are giving away is lovely! Merry christmas! and thank you.

Robyn said...

I have no idea how you can bear to part with such a beautiful find, but thanks so much for the chance to win it! And I absolutely adore the crazy quilt candy dish in your shop. It's so adorable :)

Doina said...

Great giveaway! Please count me in! Your crazy quilt purse is truly beautiful!

Robyn said...

I like the Crazy Quilt Candy or What-not Dish.

Thanks for the giveaway! Robyn (dot) Geddes (at) gmail (dot) com

MayMade said...

I love the crazy quilted mirror. It's gorgeous! That basket is such a good find!

rmacoskey (at) gmail (dot) com

craftirn said...

I love the CQ purse in your Etsy shop!. Enter me in the giveaway! Thanks for sharing this.

Kellie at Echoes In Thyme said...

I love your candy dish, very pretty!

Mikhaila said...

I don't know if my previous answer went through.
I said your blog (which I subscribed to) was serendipity since I was going to start stitching and your blog is perfect and I wanted a stiching basket that was only for stiching, (not sewing) but it had to be unique! I LOVE this basket. And I LOVE your OOAK carazy quilt candy> Thanks!

arlette said...

Oh myyyyyyyyy I'd love you throw my name on the hat and pick me!!!!!, love the sweet giftie you're giving away!!!!, love all the stuff from your store, but this caught my attention Rockin' Robin Pincushion Chair, if you add more puncushions and buttons I guess it would be perfect!!!!
now cf :D

Anonymous said...

Please enter me in the drawing, the box's a cutie, from your store I'll choose all the buttons, they're so cute, I'm sure we'd love to see more handmade items there, but it's ok if you're working on it
Melba
melbaks(at)yahoo(dot)com