Weekend + a Giveaway!

Sunday, February 13, 2011


Jane Market Tote WIP, originally uploaded by jenib320.
Started patching together the pocket for my new tote bag!


Zippy, originally uploaded by jenib320.
Finished up another zippy pouch!


Vintage Sheet Finds!, originally uploaded by jenib320.
Actually had decent luck thrifting on Saturday! Listed these beauties in the shop!


George, originally uploaded by jenib320.
George bunny :)


Valentine's Day Giveaway!, originally uploaded by jenib320.
As promised, a little giveaway is in order! The vintage sheet scraps are OUT OF CONTROL over here! So I put together this fun rainbow of vintage sheet scraps for you guys! Each piece is a little under a fat quarter, so this makes for a great starter pack if you're new to vintage sheets!

Just leave a comment to enter! One entry per person, giveaway ends Friday at 10pm EST! Don't forget to include your email if it isn't viewable in your profile!

Good luck! :)

147 comments :

5wildkids said...

What a great giveaway! Would love to win
Lisa P

Kathleen @ Measuring My Life said...

Love what you pieced together in the 1st pictures! Great giveaway too!!!

Debbie said...

i love the bright colours :)

Also- i noticed George has a med. flat rate shipping box :)

Laura said...

Ooh, pretty, pretty :] That owl printed tote is super cute and George is too!

Impera Magna said...

Great give-away... thanks for the chance!

I love George... what kind of rabbit is he? How old? I used to have chocolate Dutch rabbit and she was so sweet...

SixBalloons said...

Love it! Thanks for the great giveaway!

Andrea said...

yay! love the patchwork owl pocket :)

Cate Lindsey said...

Lovely, yummy patchwork!

Kate said...

I am a fairly new sewist & I haven't had the pleasure of working with vintage sheets yet. I'd love to win these scraps!
akmajor (at) gmail (dot) com

Anna said...

ooo, I think this could be fun. :) thanks jeni.

Elena said...

So fun, Jeni! This would be a perfect companion to my planned Dream On quilt...whatever that design will be :)

Anonymous said...

George is so sweet :) The owl tote looks great - would love to see the finished project.

Jill said...

Such a lovely giveaway! I keep drooling over the blue sheets in your shop.

Allison Chambers said...

I don't know how you have such great luck finding vintage sheets, I guess I am not shopping at the right thrift stores. Or someone in my area is beating me to them. I would love to win this starter pack. I love following your blog!

Little Creatable said...

i love the colours. That pouch is super cute too!!

Katie said...

Beautiful scraps!!

Jessica said...

Love that collection! I have some vintage sheet pieces waiting to be pieced into a picnic quilt top...but they need a little oomph--so these would be perfect. Thanks for the giveaway!

PS: Love the prints you put w/ the owl block print...

Karen P. said...

I can't wait to see the finished market bag! It looks lovely!

Jocelyn said...

Wow what a great giveaway! I love vintage sheets, and these are beautiful. Thanks!

Katie_M said...

I love the beginning of that tote! The Modern Meadow Herringbone prints are some of my faves!
Thanks for hosting such an awesome giveaway! Those vintage sheets are yum-o!

Angie said...

So Cute Scraps! I'd love to win :)

And wow, love the Innocent Crush little zippy pouch :) You make me want to buy some.

Carmen said...

I'm collecting sheets for my next project, a vintage sheet quilt. Would love to add these!

Angela {fussycut} said...

great giveaway! you totally got me hooked on those sheets. :)

Sydney Simon said...

What a lovely giveaway! I'd love some vintage sheets for my stash.

Elizabeth said...

I'd love to expand my vintage sheet collection!!

Molly said...

Such a lovely giveaway - would be my first venture into vintage! Got my stash all organized this weekend thanks to motivation from your recent posts, so thank you!!

annemarie said...

I am new to vintage sheets and this would be a welcome introduction - thanks for the giveaway!

kelly said...

you know i love your vintage sheets!

Tennjenny said...

I'm a vintage sheet addict, but you always find better ones than I can! I think somebody in my area is getting all the good stuff before I get there. :-( I LOVE your blog and would love to win!

stitchinpenny said...

I bought a great sheet or 2 and still haven't cut them up. Maybe this is the motivation I need to get them cut up and have my own giveaway.

Nina said...

I started collecting vintage sheets recently, but I don't have any of those.
thanks for the giveaway.

Kara said...

Happy Valentine's Day! I love these sheets - what I see in thrift stores are never this cute :)

Cathy said...

Love Vintage sheets! woo hoo!

Anonymous said...

I would LOVE to start a vintage sheet stash :)

candy at fiber dot net

thanks for the chance :)

Sara said...

I want some or I may just have to buy some soon:)

Annali said...

Beautiful scraps!

manybooks said...

Fun finds! Your sheets are wonderful. I've never used vintage sheets, but I'm sure I could figure out how to enjoy them :)

Julie Weaver said...

I love the sheets, and would love to win.

Anonymous said...

pretty rainbow!

Elizabeth Dackson said...

Oooh, super pretty! You must have the best thrift stores, I never find goodies like these in my neck of the woods. I would love to have some beautiful vintage sheets like these!

Sara @ Sew Sweetness said...

I don't have any vintage sheets left, so I would love to win! Thanks for the chance!

Julie said...

Thanks for having such a wonderful giveaway!

Kelly said...

I need to win! I have NO vintage sheets! I'm sheet-less! Please Mr. RNG, pick me! :) Great giveaway!

Anonymous said...

I love that zip pouch! So colorful:)

Anonymous said...

This is a great idea! I've had horrible luck finding good vintage sheets in the thrift stores near me. Love it!

RyanSarahN said...

Count me in! The colors in vintage sheets make me so happy

Runa said...

thats one generous giveaway! thanks....vintage bedsheets is something I see alot on your blog only :) great cool prints for the summer...would love to win them and try out the zippy pouch you made...LOve it!

**nicke... said...

i am currently in LOVE with the vintage sheets!

Angelina S. said...

Love those scraps! And that pink and red backdrop you're using is making me drool!

Hope I win! Thanks for the chance. :-)

Angelina

figure8angel[AT]gmail[DOT]com

Anonymous said...

Sounds like a good weekend for you!

Bec said...

Would love to relieve you of some scraps!

rebecca.keall AT gmail.com

Vanessa Hewell said...

loving your zipper pouch! count me in for the giveaway-i'm working on my first vintage sheet quilt and can definitely see making another :)

thanks!

Susan said...

I like your bunny!! :)

Martina said...

Just lovely! Thanks for the chance to win such happy fabrics!

*Cornelia* said...

wow wonderful love this vintage pack

Sheetal said...

you have such great luck with vintage sheets! Do send some my way!

Jessica Wright said...

Oh i just love vintage sheets...I'm trying to grow my collection. It's pretty measly at the moment

Johanna said...

I am new to the vintage sheet collecting so I wouldn't mind winning at all :)
I seem to have really bad luck with finding vintage sheets but always admire others who find them. Thank you for sharing with us!

Charlotte said...

oh, those are gorgeous! We just don't seem to have such pretty ones here in the UK - ours are all delightful polyester ;-)

avellana said...

Ooo so lovely - I even dressed up as Rainbowbrite for a fancy dress this weekend!

www.hazeljennings.blogspot.com

Kelly Rachel said...

George!!!! I love you!!!
You are so lucky with your vintage sheet finds. I am totally inspired to start looking more regularly.
Thanks for the opportunity to win!

jessankney said...

Just about to finish my first quilt. This would be a great addition to my tiny tiny stash! Hope I win!!

jessica.ankney[at]gmail[dot]com

tweed fox said...

What a nice set of sheets. :) i would love to win them! Thanks so much for the giveaway. :)

Phyllis said...

I would love to win those. I have been trying to collect some vintage sheets recently. I have only found about six or seven so far. You always find the best selection.

Teresa said...

Love this! I have no vintage sheets! Everytime I go thrifting I look and find nothing but ugly stained up ones!

SewLindaAnn said...

Always happy to add to the vintage sheet collection. Love the pink bowl!!

Rachel at Stitched in Color said...

no sheets for me... I just wanted to say that the fabrics you paired with the owl print are PERFECT. I've never seen that loopy print. so cute.

Katie said...

I'd love to get my hands on these scraps!!

qltmom9 said...

Oh, those are utter delight. I'm hoping I win. Thanks for the chance.~

Lucy (in IN)

allisa jacobs said...

I'd love to add these scraps to my stash...and make lovely little patchwork things with them :)

thank you!

Lynne said...

I love vintage sheets! Those are gorgeous! Thanks for the great giveaway!

Paula said...

wow! what a generous giveaway! I love vintage sheets and are on my "needing" list. Love yr blog. xoxo

sukie said...

I would love the vintage sheets!!

knottygnome said...

beautiful fabrics! vintage sheets are awesome but i can never find them. thanks for the giveaway!

knottygnome@gmail.com

Anna said...

I LOVE the owl! Did you print that, or is it a piece of fabric? It's adorable.

Donna said...
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Donna said...

Your vintage sheets are beautiful and I would love to win your starter pack. I now check the linens section every time I go to our local thrift shops but no luck so far. :(

ladynredd2003 at yahoo dot com

Unknown said...

I'm always looking to add to my vintage linens stash. Especially scraps, since I have a hard time cutting up the full sheets.

Caroline@ToffleCraft said...

Those sheets are beautiful. I'd love to win them, so that I could gift them to my best friend, who wants to make quilts but lacks the funds. It would make a great present for her.

A Seam to Sew said...

Can't wait to see your owl printed tote.

Paula Lemos said...

How cute, love those yellows! Thanks for the chance!
ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

Caroline said...

Really love the pocket, can't wait to see the finished tote ! And very nice thrift finds, I can't find anything where I am !!

Minx's Den said...

hope you and your george are having a great valentine's day!! you sure did have some good luck in finding those sheets!!!
-Lauren :)

jackie said...

ohh i love the fabric! i def need to work on my vintage fabric collection.
applejack85@yahoo.com

Unknown said...

Happy Valentine's Day! I love those scraps, I am always looking for new patterns I don't already have!

Meg said...

I love vintage sheets and have terrible luck finding them when I go thrifting. You have great luck!

Stina Blomgren said...

Love vintage sheets... sure would love some pretties...
and these can't be found in Sweden... :0)

Jeni said...

Like!

beachiesews said...

How fun! Who would ever have thought to save those sheets!!! Thanks for the nice give away!

Unkown said...

Oh love this! what a great thing to offer people!

safieh said...

Thank you so much!! I love these colors!! Happy vday to you, too!!
safieh[at]gmail.com

Sandy said...

Love those fabrics. I have never worked with vintage sheets and this would be a great way to get started.Thanks for the opportunity to win.=)

Lee said...

Thanks for a great giveaway! Happy Valentine's Day to you and George!

Chase said...

George bunny is so cute! Still in his little gesture. I have look into more info on the bunnies after last visit here.
I never sew with vintage sheets, but curious about the texture. Thanks for the chance~

Cristin said...

LOVE the zippy pouch :-)
I've been wanting to start a collection of vintage sheets - what a great way to begin, right? haha
Thanks so much!

mle said...

The colors you surrounded your owl with are perfect!
Lovely giveaway too!
mle_mcclendon(at)charter(dot)net

Anne Thompson said...

Wish I had luck like you when vintage sheet shopping : ) Happy Valentines day! Anne cnathompson@shaw.ca

R and B news said...

Your vintage sheets are beautiful. Thanks for the giveaway!
Rachel Horton
ravery at email dot unc dot edu

Alex said...

Those are so pretty! I've started collecting vintage sheets to make a blanket (inspired by yours!), so these would be an awesome addition!

alex (dot) hanam (at) gmail

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the chance. Really having vintage envy. These would be a great addition to any stash - hoping my number comes up.

Anonymous said...

I would love to enter for a chance to win those vintage pretties.
Your little George gets cuter every time I look at him!!

Gwendolyn35 said...
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Gwendolyn35 said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Hope to be sewing with these soon!
Ellis.WendyKaye@gmail.com

Jen B said...

Looking forward to seeing the project with the owl finished.

Michele T said...

George is sooo cute - I wuv bunny wabbits (we raised them when I was a child). The vintage fabrics look so pretty - would love to win this sweet collection. Thank you!

Chancy said...

Love those sheets. Thanks for the opportunity!

chancyf at gmail dot com

Margaret said...

I don't suppose that lovely Pyrex bowl is part of the giveaway? :-) Thanks for the chance.

Becky (My Fabric Obsession) said...

oohh.. so pretty! and I love the bowl it's in too. Can't find those around here.

SAMZE said...

wow! great finds! great zippy pouch! :) aaacks! look at george! :) so cute.

the giveaway includes some fabulous prints! :) thanks for the opportunity! :)

kaimono[at]hawaii[dot]rr[dot]com

Sarah Chin///Bluprint Textiles said...

great giveaway! You can send George too! :-)

Allison said...

Oh, lovely! I've been wanting to try vintage sheets, you always have such pretty ones to show. (that plaid is fantastic!) George is so cute. We have a bunny living with us at my house, too.

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Love those vintage scraps! And your zippy bag!

Ange Moore said...

You always seem to have such good luck with your vintage sheet finds - and these off-cuts would be a welcome addition to my explanding collection!

Erin @ Two More Seconds said...

Thanks SO much for the chance!

Mexycan Karencita said...

MUCHAS SMOOCHAS, Flickr friend... what a MARVELOUS giveaway this is. I am keeping fingers crossed on it and a HAPPY HEARTS day to you!

Anonymous said...

Pick me! :)

EileenJosephine at gmail dot com

Jessie Fincham said...

wow great thrifting score Jeni! :) your zippy purse is so cute too, great idea for using up lots of scraps - I will definately have to make some ;D x

Linda Cates said...

Would love to start collecting vintage sheets! What a nice giveaway! Love your blog!

Dianne said...

Thanks for the great giveaway! I'd love to add these vintage scraps to my collection : )
dmlash04@msn.com

Danielle said...
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Danielle said...

ooo I really love your work! These are great pieces of fabric : ) I can imagine the possibilities...

danielle (dot) n (dot) noble @ gmail . com

Dee said...

I can't tell you how much I look forward to a new post here. The way you mix and match the vintage with the new!

George is my hero!
mayhem5@softhome.net

Tiffany said...

I can never find cute vintage sheets, but these are adorable. Thanks!

Joslin said...

Oh pick me! pick me!

Unknown said...

oooh Pretty!! Love the owl screenprint!

Lizzabella1@gmail.com

Deb said...

Vintage sheets are so soft! Pls enter me!

Rainy said...

So cute and cuddly. oh and love the color choices also.

Marcia W. said...

I'm new to vintage sheets so this would be a perfect starter kit for me. Thanks for the giveaway - would love to help you get things under control! alternate email mlwright29 (at) hotmail (dot) com

Helen said...

I love vintage sheets, but find they;'re hard to get over here.

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Would love to win. Thanks for the giveaway.

Billie in TX

Linda E in NM said...

Vintage sheets look like fun (for those of us who are "vintage")

Shanna of Fiber of All Sorts said...

these are lovely, how could I not think of this without such great inspiration. I would love to have this as a starter pack.

Kirsten said...

My daughter would love to have a quilt made from vintage fabrics - they are so lovely!

Lee said...

Thanks for a lovely giveaway! I just love those vintage sheets!

Karly said...

I'm new to vintage sheets! I found your blog earlier today while looking for ideas for vintage sheets! I love your tutorials and will definitely be adding your blog to my favorites!

Kimberly said...

Great finds! What a pretty rainbow. Thanks for the giveaway!

Tricia C. said...

Your vintage sheets are so much more fun than any I ever see. Thanks so much for the giveaway1

rachel @ idlepines said...

Great giveaway!
I find it hard to believe one can have too many vintage sheets! surely thats not possible!!

Michele said...

I would SO love to win this - i love vintage sheets but have none in my stash. Thanks for sharing! I'm a newbie quilter and am really enjoying your series too.

Unknown said...

Would love to win these...love upcycling!

Joy said...

Beautiful zippered pouch! Thanks for sharing your vintage goodies!

Jennifer said...

thanks for a chance to win, I'm still new to the quilting world and would love to add these to my stash!
jmistok(at)gmail(dot)com

Jessica said...

thanks for a great giveaway! these are lovely!

Genevieve P said...

I love vintage sheets--but I never have much luck finding them here. Thanks for the giveaway!

Anonymous said...

gorgeous! i love your blog! it's always so colorful and cheerful!

Carla G said...

Nice fabrics - would like to sew a project with those. Thanks for a chance to win!

susan said...

cute pic of george;o) yummy little pile of sheets. keeping my fingers crossed until tonight. which wont be easy!