Pin It I first have to thank you all for the wonderful things you had to say about the ovarian cancer quilt. I absolutely love the quilt and it will be hard to give it up!
The organization that is displaying it for September (did you know that today is Wear Teal Day?), OASIS of Southern California (which stands for Ovarian Awareness, Support, Involvement and Survivorship) emailed me the other day saying they had a board meeting and wanted to buy my quilt. It was with a heavy heart that I had to email them back and tell them that they couldn't have it. However! I will be making another one for them that they will raffle off next year. I told them there would be no charge, and I got a reply of, "You're awesome!". It made me giggle.
So anyway. My friend, Jason, who WILL be getting this particular quilt ended up commenting on my blog post. He's such a good guy. He would love it if you all would check out his mommy's memorial site (which is a work in progress). Here is a picture of him, his mom (rest in peace, Judy!) and his dad, who will be getting the quilt for Christmas:
And Judy's head stone, which Jason designed!
How beautiful is that?! I look at these pictures and I cry. I'm such a softie.
I suppose you all want to know who the winner is of the giveaway, though right?
(There were actually 39 comments, but two of those were from Jason and I'm sure he doesn't want to win some fabric) =]
Thearica! Who said:
That seems pretty appropriate to me. How about you? And I'm sorry, Thearica for your loss!
Send me an email and I'll get it out to you next week!
Meanwhile in all of this, I ended up winning a gift certificate for some fabric from Patchwork Gracie, which is a mother and daughter company, for a quilt contest over at Quilting Gallery.
Did you happen to catch my Guest Blog posting over there? Are you challenging yourself?
That website is just so awesome. Michele has started rounding up designers, including me and my friend Melissa, along with a bunch of other awesome people for her Celebrate Christmas Sew-Along! That should be lots of fun, so be sure to stay tuned and check her site regularly and have some fun with us!
I think I've overloaded your brain enough for today so I'll call it quits and get back to quilting.
I hope everyone has a super awesome holiday weekend!
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