Hello hello! Welcome to my turn to the spell it with fabric blog hop! I’m Very excited to have you! I’m your host Vanessa Christenson of V and Co. This post is brought to you by the letter V 😉 naturally. download the letter V here Of course V is an awesome letter for me […]
first things first. here are our winners. i chose 5 of you randomly, and these are the winners of 2 small candy packs and a free pattern. Abby said… ummm a favorite? Confetti and Kaleidoscope its a toss up – love them both so much ozone3 said… Love the Kaleidoscope pattern & the Colorblock zipper pouches. THanks […]
welcome to my turn on the size matters blog hop! my block is the dutchman puzzle block (free download!) BUT as you can see i decided to go even BIGGER for my final block: i used the ombre fabrics in the simply style line for moda, and used a white bella solid as the background. i […]
sorry so silent over here! yes yes! we have a winner i’ll announce her at the end of this post. 🙂 my mother left earlier this week and i had a few things i had to get done. i’ve been hard at work over here. for months now i’ve my little graph pad next to […]
well it’s my birthday. yup. last year i turned 36 this year i’m deciding that i’m turning 29. and then next year. 29 again. sound like a plan? yeah i’m excited to turn 29 i feel like it’s going to be a good year 🙂 29 is a good year. actually 37 isn’t so bad. […]
today i get to be on the blog tour for miss angela yosten’s new book: Stop. Go. Quilt. Sew! and i just have to gush a little about this lady. she is the most delightful person, so genuine, nice and kind, and of course super talented. as most of you know that 3 of my […]
today we are having a sponsored giveaway by the ever awesome Fat Quarter Shop. yup, they are pretty much the shiz on the web for well just about anything you want in the fabric/pattern/kit world. and trust me when you see what they are giving one V and Co. reader…you’ll be professing your love even […]
from my iphone archives first and foremost: winners: winner of book and magazine: heather D who said: I’ve finished a number of medium sized projects in the last few weeks and things are pretty quiet right now for me! I’m working on small baby quilts for our local hospital foundation, and not much else at […]
so operation spring break is in full swing over here. i have forgotten how much i love a scheduled break. the kids and i have been cleaning and organzing in the mornings, run errands in the mid morning then…we go and play. and with this weeks crazy awesome weather, we’ve been outside everyday…all day it […]
winner of this lovely fat quarter bundle is # 364 liz (your email address has already been sent to judi of green fairy quilts. you should be hearing within the next few days from her! thanks for all who entered. we’ll talk real soon. 🙂
i have valentines on the brain. green fairy quilts thinks you might too. so, to make your projects happen…here’s a sweet giveaway. read more and enter to win here ps: tutorial coming soon.
winner of the awesome giveaway by modern fabric studio is lucky # 16: cammie your email has been sent off to modern fabric studio and she will be getting back to you shortly so you can get all that wonderful fabric and patterns sent your way just in time for christmas! i don’t know about […]
today modern fabric studio is giving away enough fabric to make you think she was kidding. nope she’s not, and here’s your chance to put one more fabulous gift under your tree. read more and enter to win here
first off thank you for the lovely birthday wishes, the oh get over yourself you don’t know what old is, the oh my gosh i just turned 25 and i feel so olds, the i know EXACTLY what you are feelings, the oh honey the best is yet to comes, and the i don’t know […]
so yes i turn the big three-six today. for some reason the number 36 is hard to look at. i soooo don’t feel 36, i feel uh…maybe 26. 26 would be so doable. if i were turning 26 i would so totally be like “i’m so cool i’m reaching my prime and i totally have […]
this picture basically describes the state of the rest of the house. this is my daughter’s dresser top that is always cleaned off. it’s not so cleaned off right now. as a matter of fact i had to move everything over just to take this picture of the other two patterns that arrived (and now […]
this month’s giveaway brought to you by none other than the Fat Quarter Shop. and what are they giving away? a FAT QUARTER bundle of northcote by cabbages and roses. valued at $100. yeah you are gonna wanna read more here.
it’s my turn to talk about this book that nancy zieman has put together. if you haven’t watched any of nancy’s shows you can catch them here. they are full of information and has oodles of GREAT hints and tips anyone can use whether you are starting out or you are “seasoned” in sewing, nancy […]
winner winner chicken dinner of the canton village quilt works is: random # 417: jenci said: Jenci said…What would I do with that fabric bundle? I am thinking a fab ruffled/padded iPad cover. A million rosettes with which I would make bangles, barrettes, headbands, pins, etc. And of course, I would find a fab applique […]
i can’t think of a better giveaway than fabric after a long summer without a chance to win free fabric. canton village quilt works has been a long time sponsor of mine. and jaqueline giving away a fat quarter bundle of kona solids to start us off with a bang. want some fabric? want it […]
we did a little sight seeing on our trip this weekend this last week jake and i took a trip…yeah a super important one… one that confirmed where we’re moving and what we’ll be doing for the next oh who knows how long but we’re hoping for a VERY long time. i need to finish […]
our first summer giveaway has come up! it’s by the lovely little fabric shop Swell Cloth. sarah is offering some pretty gorgeous fabrics (ahem echino people…you may want to run) and if you haven’t seen it in person well, here’s your chance at winning some! CHECK OUT GIVEAWAY HERE
today’s sponsored giveaway is by the super talented julie herman of jaybird quilts. not only did i have the privilege of seeing her quilts up close and personal at quilt market…she asked me to help her out here and there with her booth so i got to meet julie and learn a little more about […]
winners of the lisa leonard $50 gift certificates are: Barbara said…I LIKED you on FB ( and I do NOT do this for any ol’ person, K?!) and wilderlamb said…This is probably something like the 53rd time I have attempted to win a Lisa Leonard giveaway.=) Her stuff is so precious! I would buy the […]
this sponsored giveaway needs no introduction, but i’ll do it anyways: lisa leonard is one of the best in the jewelry making world. i’ve fallen in love with so many of her designs and have bought them for myself, have given them as gifts, and have so many more things in my wish list (um […]
want some free modern workshop fabric by Liesl Gibson? yeah awesome i know. who wouldn’t want to win a free fat quarter bundle? check it green fairy quilts is giving it to one lucky V and Co reader.CHECK OUT THE GIVEAWAY BY CLICKING HERE
well first off i want to say “thank you” for yesterday. i was definitely not prepared to have almost all the fabric sell that quickly! i thought i had time to cut up some more but you guys swiped me out too quickly! but i have in fact cut up some more (some of them […]
alright so it’s time…well in about 30 minutes from now it’s time, (march 21st 4pm EST) to listen to the Creative Talk Radio and listen to yours truly be nervous live… i’ll be talking about creating, blogging, and family. i promise not to go all CHARLIE SHEEN on you. if anything i’m humbled to even […]
well i’ve landed on the Famous Pat Sloan’s radar (yup, feeling sick to my stomach with nerves again), and if you’d like to hear me fumble and try to answer her questions on the radio please tune in on monday the 21st (also my anniversary to hubby! 13 years!) at 4pm EST. i will be […]
the winner of the pleated poppy giveaway is random # 507 : lorina you are the lucky winner. your email address has been forwarded to lindsey. thanks to all who played!we’ll do it again soon!
this months giveaway is sponsored by the talented lindsey of the Pleated Poppy i’m excited to share and gush about her shop! click here to read more and enter our giveaway
alrighty out of what is the most comments i’ve EVER received for ANYTHING the lucky random # picked was #366 Marci said… I would love these! Very cool! Thanks for the opportunity! whoooowheeeee! you win marci from grandma’s sewing room! congrats you get a signed copy of the moda bake shop book, and a fat […]
edited: apparently 5000 comments is the limit on blogger. second post has been opened for the giveaway to continue. i will pick a winner on thursday 27th yesterday i got to let you in on a little secret. FINALLY, i was allowed to tell you! i’m in a freakin’ book. you know how hard it […]
thanks to all who entered and played in sparkle power’s giveaway! random # generator picked #25 natalie marie and #189 brumacd congrats to the winners your info has already been given to candace, and she will contact you to see which poster you chose. stay tuned for a holiday tutorial.
winners of the terrace hill giveaway: random # 143 winner of the monkey with a tat: kylar random # 15 winner of the apron and tea towels: colleen and kendra thanks to all who supported and entered this giveaway. also thanks for the love on the new quilt pattern. yeah i like it too. i […]
this month’s giveaway is one that you will just love. terrace hill is hosting a pretty sweet giveaway that includes a harley…okay maybe not the bike but most def the monkey, you know the one in the kia commercial with the tat…yeah him and some wonderful aprons as well. i’ve been privelaged to have one […]
This is a compensated review by BlogHer and Intel. so this last week i was suppose to see if having a laptop would actually be beneficial to me…hmmm well lets see, on wednesday my laptop had multiple tabs going, one of them being how to brine my turkey… you know i do it every year, […]
burgundy buttons has the sponsor giveaway for the month. free fabric just in time to make gifts for teachers, moms, mother in laws, or neighbors! or maybe you are greedy and just want to keep it for yourself…i personally don’t care what you do, but you might want to check it so you can get […]
2 winners were selected via random generator each will recieve a $75 gift certificate to go towards anything they would like at the vintage pearl: #12 the meador family who said: I love the dainty names necklace! I have wanted this necklace for so long!! Come on random number generator….PICK ME!!!!!! and #389 debbie who […]
the vintage pearl is our sponsored giveaway this month. you need to check out what erin is offering 2 V and Co readers. seriously you don’t want to miss out. click here to read more and enter to win.
winner of the chic camera strap is: jenni roseland of arizona! jenni get me your email address and i’ll get you connected with shey. thanks to all who played!
this month’s sponsored giveaway is by non other than the camera strap gal *Shey* [B] i’m super excited to talk about her awesome products and give away one of her super lovely camera straps to a V and Co. reader. want to win? read more about shey and learn how you can get a chance […]
well here we go again. another shot at winning free money. get yourself a chance to win a $100 visa card by telling me what your fav thing you did this summer. this will be the last $100 giveaway that i’m scheduled to do, so go on and give it a shot! we will then […]
this week i talk about my morning squeeze, you know cause sometimes you don’t get to sit and eat a full breakfast…enter to win here also if you’d like a chance to win my patterns go here! winner of week three $100 visa card is: amy l
week three of kelloggs program where i share bits and pieces of our life and then you get a chance to win yet ANOTHER $100 visa card. this week i share about how someone who will remain un-named regressed from pooping on the potty to holding her poops yet again, and stressed out her mother […]
random # generator picked: #487 which just so happens to be simply EC thanks to all who entered. but still know that you can win week two’s: summer fun $100 visa card by entering here.
round two of the twelve week program i’m participating in with kelloggs and blogher…oh yeah and another shot at a chance to win a $100 visa card. read about our summer fun for a shot to win. ps: totally unrelated…i finished that quilt i’ve been working on all summer. pattern will be made available later […]
now that we’ve tackled organizing (are you still doing it?) lets talk about daily routines. and all this bragging i do about having all of our chores done by 10 am during the summer… i’m sort of a scheduled kind of gal who likes routines. i’ve made it so my house runs that way as […]
well one the MANY women AND MEN who entered is walking away a happy camper and is going to be able to make either this lovely custom art or one of the bazillion other things you can do with this silhouette machine. are you ready for the winner? random # generator picked #797 Melanie said… […]
well well well. are you ready for this? because i know so many of you are of the crafty type, when i was asked to review the SILHOUETTE SD to see how i liked it and to create something with it…AND oh yes… possibly GIVE ONE AWAY TO A LUCKY V and CO. reader. i […]
winner of the awesome fat quarter shop giveaway goes to: random # 387 deserae I left a comment at the jolly jabber! July 12, 2010 3:25 PM congrats!!! now email me your info and i’ll get you your winnings! thanks to all of you moochers out there for playing next month we’re having 2 giveaways. […]
well first off thanks for the kind lovely encouraging words. it’s nice to hear that people like me for more than just my tutorials. happy day! i promise to continue the tutorials but i need to most def make things well rounded and i need to make sure i’m here for a while and not […]
thank you all who entered! random # generator picked lucky number: #699 Karyli said… Please change my luck! 🙂 June 10, 2010 3:22 PM uh well there you go i guess i just changed your luck! congrats! please contact me via email with your info so we can get you your winnings! oh don’t worry […]
Hey everyone hope you had a fantabulous weekend! We’ve been bbq-ing, paying baseball, gardening and well, getting some sun. I think our summer weather is FINALLY HERE! yay! Are you ready for a giveaway? This month’s giveaway is from green fairy quilts. If you like patterns and fabric you won’t want to miss this one! […]
hi there i finally got access to internet and a computer at the same time so here are the winners of giveaway day: random #s 650 shelly you get the simple abundance charm pack 255 cammie you get the verna charm pack 1054 elise you win baby life fabric 717 jennifer you get to pick […]
Giveaway closed…I’ll pick a winner later today when I get internet! See you later thanks for playing! yes this time around i’m participating: sew mama sew giveaway day and here’s what i’m offering: three free patterns from my shop. to three lucky winners. and some fabric: one winner will win one verna charm pack one […]
apparently there are many of you that remember your mothers having wall paper or sheets or dresses in fabrics some of you remember your mom’s loving the beach, sewing, cooking, gardening or just being plain ol happy. how wonderful! i just ask that my kids don’t remember me being crazy. our lucky # this time […]
burgundy buttons is hosting our giveaway this month. ready for some free fabric? not only has leah graciously offered an amazing giveaway she’s also offering a discount till this friday to my readers! read more here about her amazing store and to enter this giveaway!
so you need to check out my friend’s blog well if you want a chance to win 3 of my patterns for free go you’ll want to go and check it. larissa and i have been friends for a while. our husbands were in grad school together. she’s one gal i completely miss having right […]
thank you all who entered the what’s your virtue giveaway! the random # generator picked # 437 rebekah said… what a fun giveaway! i looove lipgloss 🙂 rebekah you are that # please contact me via email and give me your mailing address. quite a few of you would of been greedy just like me […]
this month’s giveaway is sponsored by what’s your virtue lip glosses. i personally use and love these lip glosses so i was super excited when they said they would do a giveaway for my readers! want a chance to win? click here to keep reading and enter!
well, it’s a good thing i have mad counting skills and can count up into the thousands, because apparently you guys like fabric. and if it’s free and cute even the better. either that or you guys are a bunch of cheapskates who will jump at anything free. either case thanks for making that the […]
GIVEAWAY now CLOSED the quilt shoppe has the sponsor giveaway slot this month. lani is the woman behind the quilt shoppe name. and she’s been my longest sponsor. thank you lani for your sponsorship and not only that but the friendship that has evolved because of it. 😉 she’s good people and i’m super lucky […]
it’s been wicked cold some mornings here. add some fog and we get some pretty amazing looking frost cover here’s your winner for the $40 gift certificate to the sew cute shop! Random Integer Generator Here are your random numbers: 98 Timestamp: 2010-02-11 17:08:48 UTC kristi said… I found out about your blog from Monica […]
GIVEAWAY CLOSED well hello friends! first off thank you to the ladies that were able to help out with the blankets. (give me an email to let me know that you got the address to where to send them to and what pattern you would like for your generosity, thank you to all of you […]
of the rusted chain giveaway is: random.org # 117 Tracey said… I have now told all my FB friends about this lovely giveaway. Thank you for showing me her work! I ♥ it congrats tracey! if you’d please send me your contact info through email so i can forward it to beki! thank you all […]
it’s that time of the month again where we have one of my lovely sponsors do a giveaway. the rusted chain is our first sponsored giveaway-er for the year. which coincidentally, beki was my first ever sponsored giveaway-er, so i find it fitting that she’s this years first as well. welcome back! see full details […]
nothing like skidding in at the last minute with hair singed and smoke billowing up off of it…. phew! anyone else feel like they’ve been running a marathon? i promised today…and well today it is: okay so i got to meet and learn a little about 156ish (plus emails) of you. yes, i read each […]
with like a bazillion projects and everything else it seems. so for now i’d like to leave you with this picture, imaginary elevator music and well, lets make this fun…for me. if you want to play… tell me a little about yourself. but only if you want to. cause you know a lot about me. […]
simply modern mom is having a giveaway of my stuff. go check it out to win four of my patterns for free!
random.org number generator picked #157 #157 is lindsay of: just me and z congrats to you! email me your info so i can get you in touch with shey! thanks to the rest of you for playing, and for making me laugh! stay tuned later today (or tomorrow?) for a “look at you guys go!” […]
this months sponsored giveaway is by the ever talented*Shey* [B] . i asked shey to tell me why she got started in making these lovely camera straps, her response was: full details here
well my friends, can i call you that? yes i think i will. thank you for supporting my sponsors and supporting my silliness. there isn’t anything better than to hear complete strangers tell you they love your hotness and your legs. as well as all the love you guys left for her about her creative […]
giveaway has been closed hope you all had a lovely weekend. thank you so much for the lovely sentimental comments you gave me on my boys’ quilts. you made snot drip out of my nose with the tears you created. thank you for being so lovely to me! okay snot aside here’s what we’re doing […]
you know the fab blog a soft place to land? well little miss kimba is doing a giveaway of 4 of my patterns OR a finished set of my decorative fabric balls. so go on and give yourself a chance to win and check out her awesome diy day entries!
fall is making itself known in the middle of nowhere. we’re waiting for the first frost to pick all our apples. i’m going to pick the crab apples to use as decoration around the house. stay tuned for that! thank you all for playing. thank you for having a sense of humor! some of you […]
SO it’s that time of the month again. no NOT THAT time of the month. a sponsored giveaway time of the month silly girls! This giveaway has now been closed! this month we will be highlighting Lani from the quilt shoppe. what can i say about lani? other than she’s super sweet and nice and […]
do you like my patterns? well i’m sponsoring a giveaway at this greatblog. go check it out, and enter to win all three of my patterns plus a yard of fabric! yeah, cause i like you so much! well what are you waiting for? GO! 😉
a few days ago, my middle boy noise maker yells out to me from his room “MOM! kyle called me an idiot!” which then the third noise maker (in his 5 year old voice) yells “NO I DIDN’T!!! I CALLED YOU A STUPID IDIOT!” these three little piggies go to school today. surprisingly, i have […]
for the csn mattress embroidery pillow giveaway: random.org number generator picked # 88 turns out that noodle is the winner. whoot for you little lady! could you please email me your address so we can get you your winnings? thank you very much mam! ************ and ladies no worries… i have giveaways booked on through […]
if you want to check out the fantabulous giveaway sponsored by CSN MATTRESSES please check out my past sponsored giveaways and sponsors blog this giveaway is now closed! thank you ALL for playing!
um i contemplated NOT telling all of you about this because i want them so bad. but then i thought…that would be mean. so even though my “monthly crankies” are in full swing over here and i’m typing this in between handfuls of chocolate chips (that were intended to go in some banana bread)… i […]
random picture to keep things interesting and the winner of the auti dress is: # 10 daysgoby who said: “I love the dresses – I tried making one of those and I’m SO MUCH BETTER OFF buying one – especially when there are such cute fabrics!” well it’s your lucky day cause the random # […]
oooohweeee! well thank you all for playing! hello to some new names and welcome back to old timer names that i’m starting to know and love! 😉 thank you beki for hosting a lovely lovely giveaway! using the random number generator, the number picked was: #69 anne come on down! you are the lucky one […]
yeah, i know i’m yelling at you but i’m excited. today’s give away is sponsored by the ever talented and lovely Pampering Beki. giveaway is now closed. thank you! i just recently found her etsy shop and love love LOVE what she does. look at these earrings. tell me those wouldn’t look fantabulous with my […]
the pincushion pattern and patterns for these cute ruffle pillows pictured above (no you don’t need a ruffle foot for this pattern!) now here’s some important info: if you leave this blog (wow,thanks jodi!) a comment about what i’m up to (oh and i think you are suppose to leve me a comment too! that […]
wow people! i mean WOW PEOPLE! seriously you guys like your moda and it shows! the man formerly known as GI Joe husband would like to know where the heck you all came from! i told him EVERYWHERE!(though i don’t think that’s what he was asking) HELLO AMERICA, CANADA, UK, ITALY, FRANCE, HUNGARY, AUSTRALIA, JAPAN, […]
alright here’s the deal: since so many of you were so kind to say some really nice things about my tutorial over at the moda bake shop, i in turn want to do something for you guys. here’s a giveaway of two lovely yummy honey buns. they are “sweet” (the one i used on my […]
well thanks for playing! yes, here’s to another fun year but with a husband in the picture! so i asked the random integer generator thing a mi-jiggy to get me a random # (uh, no way was i going to pick out the winner and have the rest of you get mad at me!) so […]
yup, it was one year ago this coming friday that i finally decided to start a blog. so here you go you freeloaders. didn’t get to win last time i gave this little cute bag away? didn’t know my blog then? well here’s your chance. go ahead use me to get free stuff, it’s okay […]
okay so camille over at simplify is having a give away…not only is she talented and has her own quilting patterns, she also, along with her mom, has a fabric line at MODA!!! moda people!!! you KNOW how i feel about moda! anywho, she’s talented and nice! and i really really REALLY want this pattern, […]
my house did get decorated for the fall, but thats about all i did… well i just want to thank you all for the so very nice comments and well wishes! THANK YOU!yes we’re pretty excited to say the least. it’s been too long you know? anyways here’s your winner i used that random.org thing […]
my husband is coming in less than 10 days for his 2 week leave so i’m feeling *HAPPY* and i’m taking a week off of blogging to clean, and create before my hubby comes back so i thought i would leave you all with a little giveaway. so leave a comment and win this cute […]
so i cut up the names that were entered and i picked out randomly from the pile…and brandy from “a little glimpse of us” you get to have my scraps and lisa from “celebrate creativity in all it’s forms” gets the charm packs! thanks for helping me organize my life a little more by taking […]
if you read my little sidebar “to do” list you would see that i’ve been “organizing” i started with the kids rooms and now i’m moving into my craft area…i’ve been blessed that i have a business that “makes” me need to buy fabric. been doing the stitchery business thing for 5 years now, and […]