Monday, April 11, 2011

Winners and Awards!!!

First things first... Here are the giveaway winners!

1. The Gardens of India Winner
Since only 2 people bought it there'll be only 2 winners...
Congratulations to Barbara and Ginger.

2. Paalvi Pattern Winner
Congratulations to Jessica who said 
"I like that it's a different kind of name than you would usually hear for a pattern! 
And I love the fabric you used. :)"

3. Paalvi Quilt Kit Winner 
Congratulations Jodi... 
I already have your address, so I'll inform Lori right away!

Wow girls congratulations... And for those of you who did not win my pattern or my quilt kit, well, you can always buy it from my shop... Say "ILUVSHRUTI" at checkout and get a 10% discount on your shopping...

Now onto some Awards... Well, I have received not one but two awards this week! The first is the Stylish Blogger Award that I got from Bryanna of A Blond Quilts!

Thank you so much, Bry!

By getting this award there are a few things you are asked to do:

1. Thank and link back to the person who awarded you this award. - Done
2. Share 7 things about yourself. - Thats a tough one
3. Award 6 recently discovered great bloggers.  - Thats fantastic
4. Contact the owners of the blogs you nominated to tell them about the award. - I'll love to do that

So 7 things about myself... hmmm...

1. I am scared of Water - I learnt swimming so that I wont be scared, but it didn't help. I am still scared of it...

2. I go around the town mostly on my bike! I love it.

3. I worked at one of the best architects in town in the coolest office - Architect Pramod Chaugule. Thats where I learnt concepts like recycling which inspired me to start 'up'cycling clothes!

That was my office..

4. I love to shop fabric online! My favorite line is Echino and I dream of owning at least one yard of EVERY print someday!

5. I love to dance! But not when anybody is watching me... 

6. My favorite food is barbeque chicken and Caramel Custard... do you know why? Because I can make it!!! LOL

7.  I dream of writing a book someday!

Wow! Those are 7 things about me...

Now on to nominating 6 people for the award :
Here's my list
1. Shilpa Mirasdar - She is one of the few Indian quilters that I know. I'm going to be meeting her soon. :) I know we're going to have a great time

2. Preeti from Arm Candy for you. She makes the most wonderful purses. She even has a great etsy shop.

3. Lynne from Lily's Quilts... This lady has come a long way in one year! You have to drop by her blog to see some fabulous stuff.

4. Emily from Mommy's Nap Time... This gal does the most awesome tiny piecing that I have ever seen! You have to pop over and see it...

5. Kirie from Shape Moth - This gal made the awesome mug rug for me in the scrappy mug rug swap!

6. Quilary from Take a peek over the fence... She was a winner in one of my giveways during the SSF days...  Hop over to see her wonderful adventures....

Phew!!! Done!!!

I said I won two awards!!! Well, the other one is a feature on Lily's blog!!! Here is the link to the announcement! Wow!

And of course this was what I had entered for the Fresh Sewing Day! I am really proud of this quilt... :) It puts a smile on my face every time I see it...



  1. I'm dumbstruck! I can't believe I won your gorgeous quilt kit, Shruti! I'm soooo excited and can't wait to receive it! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! What a fun post you just wrote, too, but I have to go back and read it again because I was too distracted with the wonderful news to really focus! :-)

  2. Congrats to you on the Stylish Blogger Award. You absolutely deserve it. :) Fantastic Blog.

    The Things We Find Inside

  3. Many many thanks, Shruti - I can hardly wait to make this quilt

    You are just too dear !

  4. Congratulations on your award and you generosity in passing it on to me. I'll have fun going to look at the other bloggers you've mentioned too! It's especially exciting that you'll feature on Lily's blog - looking forward to that!

  5. Really like the quilt. The colors are beautiful.


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