Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Birthday & 100 Followers Giveaway

Because it's my birthday and because I apparently have over 100 followers, I am having a little celebration with a draw for the 100 block Quiltmaker magazine! I have never really understood what the follower thing is about,  but I did some research on it and think it has to do with people who read my blog regularly? It's so funny to me that I can write a blog for so many years, and yet am so computer illiterate in many ways!!
Anyway, thanks for checking out my quilt adventures here and for all your comments, advice, laughs, and encouragement over the years!  If you would like to be in the draw for vol. 2 and vol. 3 of this great magazine, leave a comment on this blogpost. Unfortunately we have rotating postal strikes here, so your prize may take a while to arrive, but you'll have lots of time to anticipate it's arrival!

55 comments:

  1. good afternoon Kathy,
    I am and will continue to be a loyal follower of your quilting adventures!! I love seeing your finished quilts and your UFO's!
    Keep on Bloging!!!

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  2. I haven't figured out followers entirely either. I put my faves in my blogroll, and follow from there (which is what got me here :)

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  3. Followers are readers who add your blog to an RSS feed reader (google reader is one example) which pulls in your new posts and allows the follower to see all the new posts from all the blogs they follow in one place. Blogspot also allows you to see new posts from blocks you follow.

    And yea, I've been a follower for a while.

    Happy birthday and congrats on being so popular ;-)

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  4. I always enjoy seeing what you are working on...lots of variety with your projects.

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  5. Happy Birthday and I'm like Krista, I follow you thru my blogroll. Thanks for the chance to win the books! postal strike and all. :)

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  6. Oh, yes please, yes please! I have been playing with the idea of purchasing a copy, so this Giveaway may be Fate's way of intervening :0)
    Plus, I dare say you have even more Followers than you think; I "follow" you regularly, but am not a "Follower." (I don't think anyway)... ;0) I simply put all my daily-reads directly on my blog sidebar rather than tracking my Follower list as some do.

    A dedicated reader :0)
    -Amy

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  7. Congrats on your birthday! Celebrate in style. I've been reading your blog for years now and I'm also one of your Followers. Have a great day!

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  8. Happy Birthday! Love peeking in to see your gorgeous work! Have a happy day!

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  9. Happy Birthday and what a great giveaway. Yes this postal strike is annoying but what can you do right.

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  10. A very happy birthday Kathy and many more to come xxx

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  11. I'm not a follower, but you are in my Google Reader. That's how I know when you update. :) Congrats on the followers and thanks for the chance to win the Quiltmaker Magazine.

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  12. Have a great 50th Birthday Kathy. We must celebrate our birthday's next week when were in Vermont.

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  13. I follow your Blog and don't need the Magazines. I just wanted to wish you "Happy Birthday!"

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  14. Happy Birthday, Kathy. Hope you have a wonderful day. You are one of blogs I read faithfully every day. You are so inspiring, especially with your DSM quilting. I have volume 2 but would love to win Volume 3.

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  15. Happy Birthday.

    No need to enter me in the contest as I already have both issues.

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  16. Well happy birthday and congrats on all those (myself included) followers. :D

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  17. Hope you have a very happy birthday! Thanks for such a generous giveaway!

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  18. "Happy Birthday" and I would love to win.
    M. Henderson

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  19. Happy Birthday Kathy,

    I read your blog everyday and always look forward to what you are writing about.

    Have a great day.

    Dianne

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  20. Happy Birthday!! I follow you through my favourites but should work out the google follow thing as I comment through google. I have not seem any of "Quiltmakers 100 Blocks" where I live and would love to see at least one.

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  21. Happy Birthday! I hope you had a wonderful day doing what you love with the people you love. I have volume 3 not volume 2. I enjoy checking in with you via your blog.

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  22. Happy Birthday!
    I hope you enjoy your day and it brings everything you would like!
    I have your blog address on my blog to watch for postings and I just realized I wasn't a follower, but now I am!
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Take care, Leslie

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  23. A rotating postal strike sounds like a very polite way to protest. I already have the 100 block issues which are great. But have a happy birthday!

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  24. I am a follower because I like to see what you have to say, and I would love to win those magazines too!!!

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  25. Happy Birthday....and I keep reading so I can keep some thread of a long distance friendship going....
    (and to be inspired)

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  26. Well happy birthday! And congrats on your followers!

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  27. Happy Birthday! Congratulations on breaking the 100 followers mark. I really enjoy seeing your quilts come together.

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  28. Happy Birthday. I would like to win the mags as I have just started back reading them after straying to the web for so many years.

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  29. Isn't that the truth? I am constantly asking my kids what something means on the computer LOL

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  30. Hi di hi
    congrats on reaching the 100 followers milestone. Keep up the good work.

    Cheers

    Linda

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  31. Happy birthday! and 100 followers? congratulations! I'd love to win the magazines, like many other people..... Plum xx

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  32. Happy Birthday, Kathie!!!! Don't you just love birthdays. Hope you are having a fabulous time celebrating. (I have these magazines, please don't add my name to the giveaway)

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  33. Happy
    Birthday to you!!!
    Hope your day was special!!!!

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  34. I fit the daily read category I guess and was intrigued by some common things, like nursing and Canadian heritage. Love seeing all your projects and hearing small bits of life up there. Congrats and Happy Happy........!Georgeann

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  35. Happy Birthday! Hope your day was wonderful. I often read your blog but rarely comment.

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  36. You've been on my blogroll for quite awhile, but I guess I didn't click the follower button until today. Hope you had a Happy Birthday!

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  37. You've been on my blogroll for quite awhile, but I guess I didn't click the follower button until today. Hope you had a Happy Birthday!

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  38. I've been reading you for a while - now I'm an official follower!
    By the way what are rotating postal strikes??

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  39. Happy Birthday! I have the first issue but not the next two so I'd be happy to win. You're on my google reader list!

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  40. Happy Birthday.
    Please include me in the draw.

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  41. I would love a chance to win this lovely magazine!
    I have you in my favs!

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  42. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!
    THANKS FOR SHARING1

    jldouglas@wispwest.net

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  43. Hi Kathy, wht a wonderful way to celabrate. Happy Birthday. I Wish you all the best, Love to follow your blog. Thanks for the chance to win these wonderful magazines.
    hugs from Brazil

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  44. I'm just stopping by to wish you a Happy Birthday and to send heartiest congrat's on having so many loyal followers.
    Please do not put me in the drawing. I already own all 3 issues of the magazine and love the variety of blocks in each. Someone else will LOVE being chosen your winner.

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  45. I always enjoy your posts and seeing what is happening under your needle and thread, Kathy! Congrats on 100 followers :P Thanks for the chance to win one of these great mags.

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  46. Joyeux anniversaire Kathy !
    I love to see your beautiful work even if I leave not comment every time !
    XO

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  47. I love reading your blog. Congratulations on your 100 + followers and Happpy Birthday!

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  48. Happy Birthday!!! Hope it is a great one. Don't enter me in the drawing as I already have these two mags, but thanks for the thought!

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  49. Congrats on reaching the 100 followers !

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  50. Hi Kathy,

    Congratulations on having a 100 followers. I love to read your blog. It's like catching up with an old friend. Thanks for the chance to win the magazines.

    Marsha

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  51. Love reading your blog, it's like catching up with an old friend. Congratulations on your 100+ followers.
    Thanks for the chance to win the magazines.

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  52. Just wanted to tell you that I am a "lurking" follower. I have you in my favorites and I do like seeing your work and wish I had your energy. Happy belated Birthday!

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