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Another Hankie Giveaway!


I came across more initial hankies at the thrift store, another box of three, with the initial "E" this time. I am popping one in the mail to my friend, Leslie E., and the other two are up for grabs. I love the embroidery on these ones and think they would make a lovely addition to a piece of crazy quilting. So, if your first or last name starts with "E", or if you have someone special in your life with an initial "E" that you would like to make a project for using one of these hankies, leave a comment on this post. The first two comments will receive the hankies.

Comments

qwerty said…
This is a beautiful hanky! Such exquisite stitching!!
ellen said…
Hi Kerry, I love visiting your blog because I always either learn something new or am entertained by your lovely pictures and eyecandy.I would love the letter E hanky for when and if I every make a CQ just for me. Ellen P
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Thank you for commenting, Aida and Ellen! If you send me your addresses I will get these off in the mail!
Hugs,
Kerry
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Eileene said…
My name is Eileene could I have one.? They are beautiful!!! Eileene
Absolutely Eileene! I haven't been able to get in touch with Ellen so I have one available still! Email me your snail mail address and it will be on its way!
kerrykatiecakeskeb43@gmail.com
Hugs,
Kerry

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