Sunday, October 2, 2011

Blog Hops and a giveaway

Do you like blog hops? I do! I think they are so much fun.



Miss Daisy Mae Duke, however, seems less than impressed!


I recently popped about on a blog hop sponsored by Pat Sloan about the new frosted Sullivan's Edge ruler. Have you all tried that one yet?


I haven't tried it, but maybe I will win one and then I can test it out. It is supposed to sharpen your rotary cutter as you cut. (I tried to copy a picture to post... but I had some trouble. So pop on over to Pat's site check it out.)


So the Sullivan's Edge rulers are frosted. Some people like the frosted rulers- they say it is easier to see the lines because the fabric does not show through as much. I have not tried a frosted ruler yet. And, I have one! How crazy is that?



I received this ruler at Quilt Market and somehow it got thrown into the ruler drawer and I only just found it recently. Silly me.


So now I am thinking I will let someone else test it out and tell me how they like frosted rulers. I, obviously, am unworthy and do not deserve this ruler as it has languished in my drawer for far too long and deserves a good home.


So leave me a post about whether you have ever tried a frosted ruler, or if you want to try this one, and I will send the ruler to some more deserving person. And since I don't have too many followers at this point, chances are pretty good you will win!


Of course, if you let me know you posted about my giveaway somewhere or encouraged a friend who came to visit here, I will give you 2 chances to win!

Hmm... I guess I will draw a name on Sat Oct. 8th.


I might even include this cute little mug rug.

I made this because my cousin was going to borrow my Audrey sewing machine when she went to NJ for work for a whole week. She did not want to spend an entire week in a hotel room with nothing to do!


Irene really likes to have a mark on the machine for a 1/4" seam- and even though my machine has a quarter inch foot, it is a generous quarter! So I used these red, green and white scraps to come up with a mark for the perfect 1/4" and I marked it blue tape.

But then I had these little scraps and thought it was a shame to throw them out. So I cut them up, added some more strips and viola! A little mug rug was born!

Off to make another little striped knitting bag and then... who knows!

Happy quilting
Kate

10/8/11- comments are now closed! Good Luck!

39 comments:

  1. So nice of you to share! I've never tried the frosted rulers. Thanks for the giveaway chance!

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  2. Blogged about your giveaway here: http://quiltyascharged.blogspot.com/2011/10/giveaway-at-kate-n-libby-design-divas.html

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  3. I'd love to try a frosted ruler - and nope, like you, I've never tried one. In fact, I think it would really be interesting to see if you can really see the lines more through it than the regular one. Thanks for your generosity -- after the winner receives their giveaway and tries it, you may want to go buy another one. Thanks again for the chance to win!

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  4. I've never tried the frosted rulers, but I would love the chance. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  5. I blogged about your giveaway at http://salliessampler.blogspot.com/2011/10/thank-you-and-frosted-ruler-giveaway.html

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  6. Well, I'm very happy to be a new follower...just because I love finding nice new quilting blogs! I seen two of the blogs I follow posted about your ruler giveaway...so there ya have it...word of mouth. =)

    I would love to try the ruler...I've never heard of such a thing as a frosted ruler, let alone used one. =) Thank you for this nice opportunity to try and win. =)

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  7. I tweeted about your giveaway! =)
    http://twitter.com/#!/AMKreations/status/120604087040487425

    Thanks for another chance. I'll try to share with my friends online too!

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  8. I'd love to try out the frosted ruler and win the mug rug on top of that. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  9. I would be glad to test this for you. Thanks for sharing

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  10. I shared your giveaway on my blog http://gapquilter.blogspot.com/p/giveaways.html

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  11. I've never used a frosted ruler, but do think it would make it a bit easier and would love to try one. Thanks for a cool giveaway.

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  12. I haven't tried the frosted ruler, but I think I would like them. I have trouble sometimes seeing those pesky lines.

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  13. I tweeted your giveaway. @nalaxu

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  14. I've never tried a frosted ruler but would love to give it a whirl. I'm now following. Hello

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  15. I have used a frosted ruler and it does help, but I really prefer the yellow lines -they make it easier for my old eyes to see the mark.

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  16. No, I've never tried a frosted ruler but would love to! Thanks for the chance to help you clean out your drawer. :)

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  17. I've never tried a frosted ruler. Thanks for the chance to get to try one.

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  18. Oh, I love the cute little mug rug! I don't have one yet either! I was a very early follower of yours, so I have been following all your posts for a while! I would love to test out that ruler, I do not have any frosted ones....

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  19. Thanks for your generosity! I've never tried frosted rulers but would be happy to! :-)

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  20. I'm a new follower and have tried frosted rulers and they are pretty decent. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  21. I've never seen a frosted ruler! I'd love to try one

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  22. Chances of winning one of my giveaways is pretty good too. We will get there. I have one frosted ruler and I like it. It doesn't seem to slide around as much as other ones. Thanks for the chance.
    http://averagequilter.blogspot.com/

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  23. how sweet of you! I have not tried the frosted ruler but would love to give it go. thanks! and I follow!

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  24. I have never tried a frosted ruler! I can't see that it would be a whole lot different, than a clear one! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  25. LOVE TO TRY THIS RULER!
    THANKS SO FOR SHARING!

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  26. I am new to quilting & need more supplies - I would love a chance to try this out
    Thanks for the fun

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  27. You silly girl! I've been wondering how you've been doing :) I've not used the frosted ruler, but have so many others, I'm sure I'll survive. It's nice to see you again ;)

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  28. I've never tried frosted rulers and saw that this one has a cool circle on it. So, would like to try it. My mother will thank you as keeps me from borrowing her rulers - just when she needs one of them. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  29. I haven't tried a frosted ruler - yet - but I will one of these days. Maybe sooner than I think, if I get picked!! :D

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  30. As a recent newbie to the quilting world and tools as expensive starting out i would love the chance to win this. Thank you for the opportunity!

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  31. Thanks to everyone who has left a message. What fun!
    Can't wait to pick a name on Saturday!

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  32. I'm a new follower! Yay! I haven't tried the frosted rulers yet. Thanks for being so generous and having a giveaway. ;->

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  33. I've never used a frosted ruler. Maybe it doesn't slip as much as the unfrosted rulers do. Love the mug rugs. I haven't made one yet. Could be a good project for my new hand crank.

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  34. I've never used a frosted ruler, but I could use a new one. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  35. I've never tried a frosted ruler. I'd love to win one to try. Throw my name in the hat.

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  36. I posted about your giveaway today at
    http://new2quilting.blogspot.com/

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  37. I would love to try the new ruler. I have a guild meeting today- I will be sure and tell all of my quilty friends about your blog. They will love it!

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