... I am in the final stages of quilting the Diagonal Madness quilt I am making for my Mum and here it is posing with Mandy's old sewing machine which she is lending me until my birthday comes along in October. Mine died of old age and had for some time been held together with duck tape, some blu tak and a pencil as many of the parts snapped off over the years. I bought it when Grandpa McLaren died when I was 14 and left me a legacy of £100. My sisters were cool and bought clothes, make-up and records (as they were called in the old days). I was dorky and bought a sewing machine:
Celtic Fusion Fabrics has very kindly agreed to give £20 of fabric or items of your choice to the person who guesses correctly how long it will have taken me to cut, piece, occasionally rip and re-piece, measure, mend, sandwich, quilt and bind the quilt. You can have two guesses, one on my blog and one on the Celtic Fusion fabrics blog where you can also let Gwen know what you would like to have if you win The winner of the giveaway will be announced just as soon as this quilt is finished which should be over the next week or so. I still have all the old guesses stored up and all the guesses will go into the mix, if more than one person is correct, I will choose my favourite of the winning comments to receive the giveaway.