Monday, November 29, 2010

Truckload Giveaway

 
   
This giveaway package includes a 10 skein assortment of my hand dyed thread, a copy of my latest book Up and Tat 'Em, a new 2-pack of Clover plastic tatting shuttles, a new size 12 steel crochet hook, a new size 16 (0.4mm) steel crochet hook, and a brand new toy dump truck (in its box) suitable for ages 18 months and up.

Now what you have to do to have a chance to win this fantastic prize package, is to leave one comment on this post. You don't need to put your contact info if you are going to check back here on Friday, December 3rd to see if you've won. I'll choose a winner using a random number generator on Friday, December 3rd between 12 noon and 1 pm central standard time.

Hey now, if you already have a toy dump truck (or any of the other items in this giveaway), I betcha there is somebody near you who would love to have it (nice gift!)

International readers are welcome to enter this giveaway. If you win, the package will have a customs form marked "gift" and the contents as plastic toy, cotton thread, needlework tools, book.

182 comments:

Lenhen said...

I'd like to take part -- count me in, please )
Your threads are fantastic )

tatting-marie said...

Wow, that is some giveaway! All that lovely thread plus the other extras! Who wouldn't want to win something special like that. Me, that's for sure, so please enter me in your drawing. I'll be checking back on Friday.

Winterhart said...

How exciting! I'm very (very) new to tatting, and as such haven't had the chance to play with hand-dyed thread yet. This is such a fun idea (including the truck)!

Jill said...

oooh free HDT! please count me!
thanks for having the giveaway!!

Anonymous said...

I would love to be entered in this give a way. I have wanted to try some of the hand dyed threads and my nephew would love the truck.

Thanks,

Libby Hall

Kersti said...

I'd love to take part :) Fabulous idea!

Sally Kerson said...

What a marvelous, generous giveaway. Would love to win - adore your thread. Will come back and check in the meantime will cross fingers and toes!

tattabugg said...

Oooooh!! wow! please count me in on your wonderful giveaway!!! I will check back on Friday to see who has won!!

Marj said...

I would love to win such a generous giveaway. Wow! the threads alone are to dye for....lol
Thank you

craftydiane said...

What a fantastic giveaway! Your threads are beautiful! count me in, too, please!
Blessings,
Diane

Celticflame99 said...

I want to be in this contest! looks fabulous!

Jessica said...

Great collection. I'd love to win! :) Count me in. Thanks!

Karen Tapahe said...

I love the "truck" load! Great idea! Count me in.

deanna7trees said...

i have some of your threads and they are beautiful. would love to be in this drawing. thanks.

Chaos said...

Oh, what a wonderful prize! Please count me in.

Megan Chamberlain said...

This is an amazing giveaway. I love your thread and would dearly love to have your new book. So exciting, thank you for the chance to enter.

Mary Robinson - Peachtree Cottage said...

What a great give-a-way. Please include me. I love your threads!!

trh said...

Yes, that is a fantastic prize package indeed! I would love to win it . . . I would love to win it if it only included the thread!!! I really love your thread so much!

Jenni said...

Count me in! What a wonderful giveaway!

Anonymous said...

Sweet Marilee, how generous you are!! I'd love a chance for your HDT's--am tatting with your peace rose right now! My grandsons would love the little truck!
Katie V in Creedmoor NC

Lelia said...

Wonderful giveaway! Please add my name, too.

Always, L.

leliaevelyn (at) gmail (dot) com

Tuome said...

wow! that's gveaway :D
maybe I'll have some luck at last? :)

Gina said...

Who could pass up such a fun giveaway? It appeals to the child tatter in all of us!

*♥* Heather *♥* said...

ooohhhhhhhhhh PICK ME!!! I would LOVE to win this!!!!!!

Red said...

This is such a generous giveaway and your HDT is so pretty!

Anonymous said...

HOw gorgous are those threads. Looks better than the halloween candy that is still floating around here, please please enter me
Adriana

Jen (pieKnits) said...

Ooh I love your thread and patterns! Thanks for the giveaway. :-D

Ana Ruggeri said...

I would like to be the lucky winner!!! The skeins look wonderful!!!
Thanks for having this giveaway!!
Kisses

Jeff Hamilton said...

That's a very generous giveaway. I'd love to be entered.

Jeff

TypsTatting said...

Please count me in I would love a chance to try your hand dyed threads!

Chole said...

I would love to take part of this giveaway! I'm so excited. My email address is mama2caleb@gmail.com

shannon_in_love said...

i would like to be entered and yes my kids would love a dumptruck :)

Jane S. said...

What a very generous give-away! I even know a little boy who would like a dumptruck. Really! I wouldn't be keeping it and playing with it myself! ;)

Jane S.

Marty said...

What a wonderful giveaway! I love your threads and even though I have your latest book -- my niece does not. I even know somebody that would adore the truck! Please enter me, too!

Jane Eborall said...

Crikey WHAT a giveaway. I'd love to be counted in on this, pretty please with sprinkles on the top.

Kathie said...

What a great opportunity. I would like to be included in a chance to win your giveaway.
Thank you.

Bonnie said...

A great giveaway, how very nice of you!

Dianna M. Sparks said...

I would love to be included also!

Claudia said...

wow,, such a giveaway!! please count me in.. your book is lovely, such as the threads . and of course the lovely truckkk!!
greetings,
claudia

Maureen said...

There is someone in my family who would LOVE that yellow truck! (and his grandmother rather likes the thread....)
Exciting Christmas giveaway, I would love to win it!

Crazy Mom Tats! said...

Count me in! I love your thread and your designs!

What a generous giveaway...

God's Kid said...

That's an awesome generous giveaway! I love all the colors you have included and I would love to get your book! :)
Have an awesome day!!!

Anonymous said...

What a great give away! I'd like to participate. Count me in, too.

Nanccy said...

Wow what an owsome giveaway. I love your work. I would love to try some of your thread.
Nancy in Canada

crafts@home said...

Count me in please, your very kind offering so much and internationally, I have a home for the truck to go to :)

BSOTF said...

Marilee,
Please include me in your drawing. I love the truck! I could play with it hauling around the thread until something stuck me to make it. Then I could get poked with the shuttles too. This is a lovely way to include big trucks in tatting. LOVE IT!!! Have a wonderful day!!

Trayna said...

Please count me in - What a Christams present that would be LOL - keeping fingers (& everything else too) crossed!

Thank you SO much for your generosity not just with the giveaway but your time & effort too.

Anonymous said...

Please enter me in your wonderful drawing. Would love to try some of your wonderful hand-dyed thread, adn your wonderful new book. And my son would love the truck.
Bonnie
yeoldetatter at telus dot net
will be checking back on friday.

Gala said...

I'd like to join this giveaway :) Wonderful gifts.

Ladytats said...

ooohhhh Marilee, that looks like a really great giveaway, I have grandsons who would love the truck, the rest, would be mine..

Lace-lovin' Librarian ~ Diane said...

Now, that's what I call a giveaway! I don't need any more thread, but I sure would love to be a winner!

Karen in Or said...

Please count me in. Your HDT is so wonderful to use for tatting and your pattern book would be a wonderful addition to my supplies. Karen in OR

Anonymous said...

Would love to take this off your hands for the holiday. Find your blog very informative. Thanks in advance. Robert Kent, in northern Iowa (where it just hailed).(rjkent at netamumail dot com)

TattingBina said...

Just the cutest idea for a giveaway! Oggling over the thread with big smiles:) Love your creativity!

Tattin' Kat said...

I have a daughter who would just love that dump truck and her mother loves the thread!!

Sharon D. said...

What a wonderful giveaway. I love HDT. Thanks

TAT19540 said...

Put my name in the hat!(hope it wins!) Your HDT is the best! And how sweet of you to have this giveaway!

'RainbowRose' Connie Faulconer said...

Now this would be any tatter's dream,, along with Isa's giveaway too! LOL!!! Please do count me in!

I know a couple of grand daughters who would LOVE the dumptruck!

Thanks and I'll definitely check back.

LacePins said...

What a generous offer! count me in too..........:)

Krystle said...

Yes Please!!!! I have an 18 month old girl who would adore the dumptruck, and she has a 26 year old mommy who would love everything else!

lyndaangela said...

The truck is adorable, but the thread looks delicious. I'd love to win because it would get me tatting again after a long time away.

Jessamyn said...

Henry, age two and a half, would like to enter to win this for his mama. Isn't he thoughtful!

Seriously, what a wonderful prize... fingers crossed:)

tatterjil said...

Ooh! I would love to be entered for that truckload of goodies.

Happy Bluebird said...

I would LOVE that truckload! Thanks for the chance to win your generous giveaway :)

Susanne said...

Sounds like a perfect christmas treat, please count me in! I already have both of your beautiful books, but another one could be a nice gift for a friend.

bhappetat said...

What a fun and generous idea. Thanks so much!

Singtatter said...

Wow, what an unique and generous giveaway, the truckloadful of threads!

Anonymous said...

What a great prize, please count me in.

Michelle B

Quayceetatter said...

Love the beautiful hand dyed threads. A very nice gift plus all the other bobbins, book etc.
Linda M

DTJ said...

Absolutely love your threads and tatted jewelry! Please include me in your drawing! Thank you! Dyan

dmr said...

This is amazing. So much to win especially those threads. I am so hoping to win this.

mica said...

What a generous give away! I would love to have a chance to try some of your HDT and play with the patterns in your book!

Michelle said...

I've been ogling your book and hinted strongly for a Christmas present but with the HDT, please consider me for your giveaway!

JB said...

Please include me in your giveaway. I love your thread.

Carol Lawecki said...

I'd love to enter in your giveaway!! Thank you! This is an amazaing giveaway!

Katherinne McKay said...

Nice selection! Please enter me!

Gemini said...

What a wonderful give-away perfect for holiday tatting. Count me in!

Tattips said...

I would like your book and the HDT's so count me in!

zarina said...

Yes, it is a truck load. This is very generous of you and thank you for opening up to your international readers.

Suz said...

Sombody will be having a wonderful Christmas early! You are so giving to your fellow tatters! This would put a smile on anyones face! Thanks for all you do and good luck to everyone!
Suz

Bead Lola Bead said...

What a delightful and generous giveaway!!! Thank you!

Val said...

What a wonderful truckload! I know I want it!

Cindy said...

Woohoo! I would love a Truckload of your thead!

Imoshen said...

I've avoided joining any giveaways recently but I just can't resist yours..especially since my son say Car, Car!

umintsuru said...

What a great giveaway. I love your HDTs. Count me in.

The Chung Family said...

Oh WoW!!! Awesome giveaway!!! Sign me up!!! Exciting! I'll be checking back on Friday!!! (ok...going overboard on the exclamation points, but I'm really excited!!!!!)

Anonymous said...

Cool! Please add me to the list for the giveaway. I love the look of your threads.

Anne H.

Kathy Niklewicz said...

Glad I caught this post! This is so generous of you! Very exciting!

***Jon**** said...

Oooh I want this, please!

After missing out on a few giveaways before this, I hope my luck is good this time.

Karrieann said...

..OOOh My Golly! I wanna play!!!!

Sparrow Kelley said...

Not only are your threads amazing, but my son would looove that truck. :D

.:Sparrow

Jor Jessica said...

Please count me In!

SunshineCraft said...

I can't resist a toy truck. Please could I enter the drawing too?

Bri's Bits said...

wow, what a fabulous give away, please count me in, and, even if I don't win, I need to contact you on how to look at getting your book :)

Bree

Paige Marie said...

Oh my! Please count me in.

StringyDogs said...

Tee Hee. According to your comment counter, I am #73. I guess we all want to win--but, my, you are being so very generous! I am unlikely to win, but I do want to thank you for giving me (and each of us) a chance at such wonderful items.

Martha said...

How generous! Please count me in!

meg7 said...

you have the most beautiful thread I've ever used. I love the one my daughter bought me but I never remember if its spring garden or spring afternoon. I like the others as well but that one calls to my soul. thanks for the opportunity to enter.

Fox said...

Well, here I am at #72 or so... Lovely threads... : ))
Fox

TZel said...

Such a cute idea, and gorgeous threads. Thanks for sharing!
bridgestranslation at yahoo dot com

Isdihara said...

You betcha I am jumping on this incredible giveaway! Love the clever marketing vehicle, hee, hee.

Ridgewoman said...

Just love it! My Yorkie, Jaime when he was a baby sat in a dump truck just like this . .
put my name in the generator… xx bj

SallyBiggers said...

Please add my name to the drawing pot! I have set aside some thread and beads to tat the Vision necklace for my DIL over the winter. Your threads are lovely! I have not yet had occasion to use them but hope to in the future!

Hope you are doing well!

Jeanie said...

All those lovely lovely threads and everything else !! Please, please pick me :)
I'll be back on Friday ;>

Revi said...

O wow! This is absolutely fantastic giveaway! Count me in, please!

Fox said...

Christmas gifts! I'd like to take part -- count me in, please!
Your threads are fantastic!!!

Melankalia said...

Oh wow! What an amazing giveaway! I'll definitely be checking back on Friday.

Melankalia

csipkelelkű said...

What a fantastic giveaway! I'm an "international reader", and I'd like to participate!

Jor Jessica said...

please count me in!

Lilome said...

Thank you very much for the opportunity to win some of you gorgeous thread. I love love love it. But you probably already know that as I'm a serial stalker of your etsy store!!

Josie Passell said...

Oh wow that thread looks gorgeous and my 4 month grandson would grow into the truck!
happy tatting
Josie

dolores said...

Pues claro como no? me encantaria participar!!!!siempre biene bien un ragalito en navidad.

Dee's Blog said...

WoW! An awesome giveaway!

umpiremom said...

What a wonderful giveaway. Your threads are absolutely gorgeous!

snowy said...

I can't resist adding a comment, count me in.

Ania said...

I also would like to take part in this giveaway contest :) I follow your blog for some time and I think your threads and your works are special, their colors are fantastic. And I think that my little son would be very very happy with this truck.
Thanks for having this giveaway!!!

Poranna said...

What a generous giveaway! I'd like to take my chance too, please :o)

Elizabeth said...

Great giveaway. As always I have to enter my name.
Elizabeth

Anonymous said...

Beautiful and generous! Please include me...the truck makes me smile (mother of boys). The threads are so nice to look at! Ellie

Lily said...

Marilee, I love reading your blog and always look forward to seeing what new thread color-ways you'll come up with next. I even have one of my coworkers (who is an avid crocheter) checking your blog from time to time. ;-)

What a wonderful gift-away! Please count me in!

Josie said...

You are very generous. Thank you for the opportunity, I would love to take part. Always drooling over your threads.

Josie.

Suztats said...

Oooooh! More luscious thread! I love your thread! Pick me, please! What a great giveaway!

Pam said...

Hi Marilee. I would love the chance to win your fantastic giveaway. Your threads are the best.

Anula3333 said...

Super gift. Write up. I'm just beginning the adventure with yarn. Yours Anne

Anonymous said...

What a great giveaway, please count me in. Thanks! Oznur

Anonymous said...

I'd love to take part, thanks so much! What an attention catching giveaway!

Monica

hattalahutta said...

Wow, that's quite a prize! Love your threads, and I've been drooling over your book for a long time! Enter me please :)

yoya said...

I want to participate .... you are very generous with this award.
Congratulations

Frivolina said...

It's fantastic giveaway! I would like to win this:)

Perlen-Guni said...

Hallo Marilee, I am need of the truck to sort all my beads ;-)) How did you know? Do I need a driving licence for trucks?? To get all the thread in the right way your book will be geourgous! This is very kind of you, count me in for this fantastic gift!

Tatfully Yours said...

WOW Please enter me too!!!!

shey.. said...

what a great give-a-way... enter me in the drawing please.. your threads are gorgeous and i'd love to see your new book.. shey..

LesleyD said...

Awesome!! I don't think I've ever even been apart of a truckload giveaway!! How Cool is that?

Trish said...

I would love to enter this giveaway.

Chris Gray said...

...please count me in :-))))

Beelizabeth said...

I rarely win anything but I have to try this one. This is such a generous package. Thank you for offering it!!!

Carol R said...

Lovely giveaway - please enter me into your draw!

christy said...

Hello Marilee, I think that's a good idea, you are very generous by giving this gift, I want to participate too
Greetings from Chile
Kity

Anonymous said...

Wow! What a fantastic giveaway, very generous. Your thread is lovely to use. :-)
Please add me to your draw.
Hannah

Irene said...

I'm so new to tatting and you inspire me everyday. I hope to be blessed with your beautiful threads.

Agnė said...

Thank you for such a great giveaway, fantastic threads and funny toy (my son in law would be greatful for it). I am only learning tatting and this gift would be very useful for me.

Iza said...

I have followed your blog for some times and I'm impressed by what you do and what you've done. It is amazing!!!! I hope, I will have more luck and i win this a marvelous, giveaway.
I also found good home for this yellow truck - it is Christmas time and in our church we make gifts for poor children. Don't you think it will be good gift?

Anonymous said...

What FUN!!!! Thanks for making spirits bright- especially in the tatting world.....Happy Holiday. sallie

Anonymous said...

I too would like to enter your giveaway contest. It is just awesome.
Kathy Redford
kdr774@verizon.net

Crysta said...

I just started tatting a month or two ago and I would love some hand-dyed thread! The colours you make are so beautiful.

debbolib said...

This could help me get back into tatting after some years of other crafts. Thanks for the chance!

Anonymous said...

Wow that seems like a great prize, count me in.

pen said...

Count me in - I love your threads - they are beautiful - oh happy days!!!

Cerridwen said...

I'd love to win this. I've only been tatting for a few months and I've been eyeing your dyed thread on Etsy, wishing I could afford it.

Sarah said...

Ooh, what lovely threads! I would love to enter your giveaway!

HippieKender said...

Oh my goodness, I think I am literally drooling over this giveaway! I would love the opportunity to tatt with your hand-dyed threads (I've never tatted with HDT before)!
Thank you for the opportunity to win such a wonderful, generous giveaway!

H J Hess said...

Your generous giveaway is beautiful!
Thank you.
.

Anonymous said...

I would love to try my luck, count me in!
Elsie

mickchick831 said...

Great Giveaway! I am in!
Leah

LickMyKnee said...

ohhh count me in.

Jenny said...

Please count me in this is a really generous giveaway. It looks so exciting

casualtatter said...

What a wonderful, generous giveaway! I, too, love your threads, but can never make up my mind what color to start with! And I know a couple of needy kids that would love the truck! Thank you so much for your offer, and I will be back on Friday!

Tatenup said...

Wow Marilee, that is so cool. Please add me to the drawing. I love your threads.

am I still me? said...

A chance to win some of your fab dyed thread? SIGN me up!!! And who couldn't use more shuttles? I do have a copy of your book, but I bet the ladies in my tatting group would love a copy!

Anonymous said...

TNX 4 the op to tat more! Gr8 fun you...keep it going friend

Cheryl said...

Love new tatting supplies thanks good

dianelaces said...

What a great idea for a giveaway! Keeping my fingers crossed...

Tat-ie said...

So generous of you! Please count me in, I'd be delighted to have these lovely threads, and I know a kid who'd be nuts about the cute truck!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

You do such beautiful work count me in on the give away please.

klmattox@tcworks.net

Ginny W said...

Please count me in i love your threads

MissVicki said...

Thanks so much for including international folks too. Lots wouldn't :D

S. patel said...

Marilee, As usual your work is very beautiful and inspiring. Please count me in your giveaway package.

Agasunset said...

Wow, this is such generous giveaway!! Thank you!
If I would win your threads I would definitely start tatting with shuttle, no excuses!!! Maybe that would be a kick I need to go for it :)))
Anyway, count me in (crossing fingers )

Tinjamii said...

Me too! My son wants to definitely that truck and i want so badly those threads! =)

Decoromana said...

I would love to win!!!

Cathy said...

What a great prize! Please count me in.

Anonymous said...

I like! And my little godson would get the truck....the thread is lovely!
Winnie

victats@gmail.com said...

Wow! You have 172 comments! What an indication of how many people read your blog.

Marjorie said...

Love your web site. Love your thread. Would love to win. Marj

Lena Lindström said...

I love your tatting and your threads and of course I want to take part. Please enter me in the drawing.

I cannot wait till friday to see if I win. (most likely not, but someday it will happen ;D)

MimiD said...

Marilee, I'll bet you didn't know how many fans you had! Congratulations! Brilliant way to bring us all out of the woodwork. Thank you for the giveaway and for the chance to win it. I love tatting with your threads and patterns.

Sarah G. said...

How wonderful would it be to win this?!?! Thanks!

wickedtats said...

what an awesome giveaway! Count me in pls!

Paito123 said...

wonderful giveaway! beautiful colors and Would love to win, please count me

Neeneral said...

I have been admiring your beautiful threads and tatted pieces for quite some time now. Thank you for being such a huge inspiration in my newest obsession.

Dozo said...

What a nice givaway. You make such nice things!

Greetings,Marcella

Tammy said...

What a great way to promote tatting. I love your blog and your designs. I am also looking for tips on teaching young tatters. Any help?