As part of the Grow Your Blog Party I held a Giveaway for three different cover gifts from various magazines. There were three winners chosen -
I have all the addresses now so the charts will be in the post soon. I also had a Secret Giveaway for my 3000th commenter. I like to keep an eye on my comments and noticed that 3000 was looming. The lucky person was Linda from Stitchin with my Furbabies for her comment on the January WIPocalypse post. So there'll be a little something in the post to Linda too.
It's good to have some post to send out because I'm taking part in this -
Stitching-wise I had one finish last week, the Joan Elliott January design from the 2013 Diary:
This is a January finish for the Needlecraft Haven Freebie Challenge. Peace by Happiness is Cross Stitching blog. I stitched it over 1 on the same 28 count sparkly evenweave. It's framed using a Christmas card I kept for this purpose. I keep lots of cards that look like frames because I like to horde, and sometimes they come in useful.
I also stitched the next JBW cat for February's ornie. I dyed some fabric using fruit teas, 2 bags of blackcurrant tea make a lovely strong pink. Here is the cat on the backing fabric I bought yesterday:
Finally, don't forget to send me your Secret Stitching Sweetheart photos before the 10th February (that's this Sunday!) if you want to join in with the Blog Hop. Click on the Heart on the right hand sidebar for all the information.