Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Free Stitchery, and a wonderful giveaway!

As you know by now, my greatest delight in stitchery design is to bring God's Word to life with needle and thread. 
As I stitch these Scriptures I meditate on them, and take them deep within my heart to cherish and love.

Today I am sharing a life verse for many of  us.

Psalm 119:105 ~ "Thy Word is a Lamp" ...


I stitched this verse to embellish my daily prayer journal...


I used a piece of lovely cotton lace as a bookmark, which I stitched inside the back sleeve of the journal cover...


Be blessed as you stitch this verse, and treasure the truth of God's promise.

You can download the pattern free HERE in my shop.


  I have a dear, dear friend who has just published her second *amazing* book!


Michelle May of the Raspberry Rabbits, is the talent behind her very own "Folk Art Fusion" technique, and her new book FABLED FUSIONS teaches you how to create ten wonderful reverse wool applique projects that are all gorgeous!

I have this one below, "A Spot of Tea", ready to make for myself, as Michelle also has kits for each project if you like things all prepared and ready to go...


There are so many sweet patterns inside the book; you won't know what to make first!


Perhaps you'd like to WIN your very own copy??

Great!

Just leave ONE comment on this blog post, with a valid email address or blog link, and on November 12th I will draw a winner!
If I cannot contact you, I will draw another name.

Now if you can't wait and would like to purchase Michelle's book today, you can do so HERE in her shop.
 In fact, drop over HERE to her blog and see all the other lovely things she has to show you!

She's a darling, and one of my sweetest, quirkiest,  and most generous friends...

 Enjoy the stitchery, and good luck in the giveaway...

Jenny
xx

148 comments:

Vickie said...

your stitchery looks gorgeous as your journal cover...oh yes Michelle has some lovely patterns that is for sure,c heers Vickie

Anonymous said...

Thanks for showing us your beautiful stitching. Please include me in the give-away. My email address is: jenniebrewster@hotmail.com The book looks lovely. Jennie

ukcitycrafter said...

Love the Bible quote stitchery, just right to put onto a journal or Bible cover.

ukcitycrafter@live.co.uk

Karen said...

Thank you for your gorgeous stitchery and thank you for the lovely give away! You are both amazing designers.

Heidi [Banks of Frog Creek] said...

Sounds like a lovely book! And thank you again for taking the time to create and share... Love it!!

withajoyfulheart said...

I've been waiting for this stitchery since you first gave us a glimpse. This is my favourite quote and you can be sure I will be making this. Love Raspberry Rabbits. Hannah and Harrington are wonderful inspiration!

Mhairi said...

I love Michelle's blog and her bunnies. I am so pleased that her book has been published. Thanks so much for sharing her beautiful work and patterns.
And your beautiful work too, love the stitchery.

Ольга Карелина said...

Really want such a book!!! Willing to wait))So want to join such a beauty!!!
karelina7070@bk.ru
http://karelina74.blogspot.ru/

Helen said...

Oh thank you so much for the chance to win the book, I love it and Michelle's blog and work . Helen M.
hmarasco@bigpond.com

Marina said...

Hello my lovely!

Just a quick note to say how pretty the bible verse from Psalms is - looks so fresh and full of spring in the light green and pink (I've always thought those colours go together). Am very tempted to purchase that particular pattern from your Etsy store and give embroidery another try (especially now that I 'inherited' a bag full of lovely embroidery threads).

As for your friend, Michelle's, patterns, I must say that they are very interesting and charming!

Cheers, and God bless ~ Marina
marina@wrightfamily.com.au
http://thewrightwaylifeacademy.blogspot.com.au/

Joy from Bundy said...

Another beautiful stitchery design, thank you so much Jenny. To win this book would be just wonderful, thank you for the chance, Cheers Joy .xx

Anonymous said...

Thank you for giving me the chance to try and win this book, I have been following Michelle's blog for a while and I really admire her work. my email address is lizdwyer@skymesh.com.au. Thanks again Jenny. Warm Wishes
Lizzi xo

Lynn - JnL4God said...

Jenny so awesome - thank you for the pattern and the giveaway. Email is JnL4God@live.com.
Thanks again, Lynn

Donna Pheneger said...

Thanks you for the opportunity to win - I've never worked with wool before and would like to learn how.

Anonymous said...

I love your work, I hope one day to stitch as pretty as yours. Thank you for all your freebies. Have a blessed day., Pam

Lesley UK said...

Goodness Jenny, in all my years of stitcing I've never seen anything like your prize book. I love your notepad cover. Clever Lady. Blessings
technoturt@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Your stitching is so pretty, maybe one day I will be able to do this as well, thanks for your freebies and for God's word in stitches. Pam
pnaugher@bellsouth.net

Larissa said...

Another gorgeous stitchery Jen!! And what a fabulous item for a giveaway - this book looks wonderful!!! You have my email :)

Ruth Oblinski said...

Jenny, how pretty your quote is, a beautiful design as always. Love the book too!

Brenda said...

Love the new stitchery pattern. It will be perfect for a gift for my secret pal. Thanks for the chance to win the book.

monica said...

Kenya grazie x tutto

Anonymous said...

neenajack@sbcglobal.net
Wow your stichery is beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win the book. neena

Lilian said...

Bom dia,
Gostaria muito de ganhar o livro. Ele tem trabalhos maravilhosos. Beijos e fique com Deus.
liliancostamachado@gmail.com São Paulo/Brasil.

Anneke Potgieter said...

Thanks for the stitchery, blessing
henneke@telkomsa.net

Tammy said...

Love the new stitchery verse. And you are right Michelle is very talented. I follow her blog and love to see what she come sup with next. Her rabbits are gorgeous.

Tammy said...

oops forgot to put the required info...conn_and_vans_mom(at)yahoo(dot)com

Robin in New Jersey said...

Beautiful! You ladies are so amazing and talented!

rjbmom7@optonline.net

daisydilly (vicki) said...

Love the stitched verse. As always its beautiful.

I would love to win the book!! I have been following her for awhile. That book is certainly on my "dream"list. Thanks for a chance to win a copy.

nvictoria77@yahoo.com

Marilyn said...

Another beautiful stitched verse, Jen. Michelle's book looks like it is full of gorgeous projects, will be waiting to see your project made up.

Deb said...

I love that verse too! The wool projects are stunning!

Bonnie58 said...

wow. love the stitchery and such a wonderful giveaway. Thanks so much for sharing

Stitches said...

Thank you so much for the beautiful stitchery, it and the verse are wonderful and so is Michele's book and pattern.

donnag said...

Thanks for the wonderful Bible verse stitchery. I will be making this for 2 special friends that will have no Christmas....their kids will not come home nor invite them....
I love the bunnies but that teapot and cups is over the moon beautiful. I love working with wool and felt!
Love you precious friend!

Kathy MacKie said...

Oh Yes, I would love to win,thanks for the chance!

Michelle May-The Raspberry Rabbits said...

Hugs and love to you my dear friend and good luck to everyone.
xx

Viveka said...

What a Lovely stitchery, and the new book looks fantastic.

Viveka said...

Sorry , forgot my email. veka@vqe.se

Capi said...

Thanks, Jenny for sharing another of your sweet designs and for the giveaway. They look so cute...perfect for winter stitching in the northern hemisphere. Enjoy your warm weather...ours is waning.

kathyinozarks said...

thank you so much Jenny for the free pattern by you and a chance for a giveaway-the book looks wonderful

momid5 said...

You both are so generous and sweet... thank you so much for your patterns and the chance to win; I wish I were there with you, what a wonderful invention is the internet so to allow us all to enjoy yours and Michelle's creativity, even a world apart! seasoned5[at]yahoo[dot]com

Lina Fry said...

Thank you for yet another beautiful pattern - you are so very talented and I love that you are a christian and that you bless us with your work.

Miss Nancy said...

Love the book! Love your stitching and the verse! Great work, well done! Thank you for this great pattern and for the chance to win.

Have a super great sewing and stitching day!

Linda said...

HI,BOOK LOOKS GREAT!
THANKS TO BOTH OF YOU FOR SHARING!

msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

quiltercaroline said...

Love the scripture in todays stichery - also love the raspberry rabbits designs. Thank you

Cattinka said...

How nice of you to host this giveaway, as always I would love to win!
And thank you very much for the free stitchery!
KATRIN W.

Genevieve V said...

Thank you for your lovely stitcheries and the lovely giveaway

lauraluvsloons said...

I would love to own Michelle's new book. Her designs are so neat.

Carrie P. said...

such a sweet cover for your journal.
I would love to own a copy of Michelle's book. thanks for a chance.
I can say that I have been blessed to actually meet her in person.

Judy1522 said...

Thank you for the beautiful journal cover. Don't count me in the giveaway as I already have Michelle's book and am planning to definitely make "A Spot of Tea".

Barbara Pricola said...

Jenny I love your faith stitchery and your blog. I also love Michelle's blog! This book would be a great treat!

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Thanks for the Bible Verse Jenny! Throw my name in the rabbit hat for a chance.....grin.

cq4fun said...

It looks like a WONDERFUL wool book! Thank you so much for that Bible Verse. I think it has to go in a cover I put around the composition book I make notes in during Sunday School and Sacrament. It's perfect for that kind of journal - or any kind, really! dezertsuz at gmail

Barb said...

As always, your designs bring joy into my life. Thank you for sharing your belief. 'A Spot of Tea' is awesome, this looks like a great book :)

Melody said...

A beautiful new stitchery. I'd love to enter the giveaway. I love Michelle's designs and her blog and sweet bunnies too.

Kate said...

I follow Raspberry Rabbits and would love a chance to win a copy of her new book. Thank you for the wonderful Christian freebies. Blessings

Dorothy Matheson said...

I do know about her book and sure would like to win a free copy.

Dorothy Matheson said...

dorothymatheson@gmail.com

Wendy said...

thank you for the free stitchery, it is one of my favorite verses as well. I would love to win this book by Michelle, I follow her blog on my sidebar and love all the creativeness that she shares. And of course her sweet bunny friends are so cute. Hope you are having a great and wonderful day.

jo williamson said...

I am an avid fan of Michelle's design's because I see them as always bringing happiness to everyone. Michelle's talent keeps growing and evolving.. just beautiful.

Jusmom1 said...

I have never dabbled in felt and would love to win and give it a try! Thanks for the chance to win!

Rhonda D. said...

Love your stitchery & journal book cover. The book looks wonderful Thanks for the chance to win!

Anderton's said...

Thanks for the stitch dry and a chance to win a wonderful book.

Anderton's said...

Sorry stichery!

Susanne said...

Just love your and Shells Work, and would love to be the Lucky Winner of Shells book. Have a great day, best regards Susanne in Denmark. mail: sblomst@hotmail.com

Wivi said...

Thanks for the chance to win that wonderful book.

Patricia said...

Thanks for the design. I would love the book, visit her blot often.
Patricia C
patsystitch@gvtc.com

grann616 said...

Jenny, You know I love all your patterns! I have looked at Michelle's book and I love the pattern you are going to do. Would love to have her book. Thank you for the giveaway and have another blessed day. Sharon slozano5at earthlink dot net.

Sharon said...

and when the student is ready the teacher appears... I have been musing about a cover a journal which I want to use for some writing I want to do... I open up your blog this morning and behold there is it is.... Thanks Jenny... I would love a chance at your giveaway too - I follow Raspberry Rabbits and love the things that Michelle creates....Have a peaceful day...http://stitchtodayresttomorrow.blogspot.com.au/

Carin@Ullhärvan said...

I love your stitchery! Thanks for the chance to win a beautiful new book!

apple blossom said...

love the hat. thanks for the chance to win this book

ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

Edi said...

Michelle is a very talented lady. Have my eye on that book. Thank you for the stitchery pattern, it looks lovely on your journal - and I have a piece of that Tilda fabric too.

http://ediscraftinglife.blogspot.com/

Christine M said...

Your bible journal cover is lovely Jenny. Michelle certainly has some gorgeous projects in her book. Thanks for the lovely giveaway.

Wendy B said...

another beautiful stitchery Jen-girl....we are all truly blessed by His word! Love the teapot and cups.....I'll be watching it's progress....looks gorgeous...Michelle truly is talented! xox biggest sugary hugs :o)

Sandy said...

I have wanted this book for a while now. I love wool and I would love to win this. Thanks for the chance.

Christina said...

Thank you so much for the lovely pattern.

Brenda said...

Thank you for another pretty pattern! I would love to win the book!

Katie said...

The book looks fabulous. Thank you for a chance to win! :-)

Stitched With Prayer said...

oh Jenny, thank you so, so much for this wonderful stitchery pattern. This is one of my very favorite Bible verses and have already printed off the pattern. I would like to get one done for me, then try to make a couple for some special Sisters in Christ from the church we fellowship at. Well, Bob does the fellowshiping just now as I haven't been able to attend for the last few months due to health issues kicking up. But I'm praying that God will kick them out, so they don't keep me down so much. Thank you again sweet friend, I have been keeping you and yours in my constant prayers too. Sending Gentle Hugs and good thoughts...

Beth said...

Oh, Jenny, of course you are friends with Michelle! I can't imagine two more kindred spirits. Thank you much for the chance to win this book which I've been admiring from afar. wordygirl at earthlink dot net

margaret said...

you have given us another wonderful verse form the best book there is, thankyou. I too follow the raspberry rabbits blog

Ellen Easter said...

What a fabulous book - I would love to be in the draw to win a copy.

chrissie said...

What lovely book...one I would definitely like to own. I am very impressed with all of your stitcheries! Try as hard as I can, my stitches are never as neat and uniform as yours... obviously a case of "try, try and try again!)
Thank you for the chance of winning.

Susan said...

+Such a lovely stitchery from you - thanks Jenny. Would love to win the book - I love that tea pot!!

Ruth B said...

Thank you for the stitchery!! The book looks gorgeous! What a talented lady and I love her hat!

Regina C. said...

I love all your work you do and share with us all.

Timtirim said...

This book looks really good. I like good tea very much, I am sure I would choose what you have, Jenny. And your book cover is wonderful again. Thank you for sharing!

eva said...

Creio que é um livro maravilhoso! Amo seus bordados, são lindos e especiais! Deus abeçoe suas mãos! bjs, Eva do Brasil
ekastecki@hotmail.com

Gai Butler said...

Another beautiful and generous gift from you Jenny. Love Michelle's work and blog too. Thank you for the opportunity. gai dot butler at internode dot on dot net

CalamityJr said...

What a great giveaway! Thank you both for sharing your talents.

Jenny said...

Wow what a quirky little book - amazing - thanks girls!

Cindy Gillis said...

Looks like a great book! Thank you for all the lovely patterns you share with us. Cindy (scgiL2@aol.com)

Baa. xxx said...

That stitchery is lovely . will be copying it out to stitch on the weekend - slowly with love and prayer. Karen

retdairyqueen said...

Love the stitchery Thank you for sharing

Joy Burkhart said...

Love Michelle's designs, have one of them meant for Easter. We are all kindred spirits! Thanks, Jenny!
Joy in Southern Indiana
burkhart1776@msn.com

shez said...

wow this giveaway is awesome ,thankyou Jenny and Shell.xx

Cindy said...

Thank you for the chance to win. Always enjoy your stitchery and blog.

Timecard24 said...

I love rasberry rabbits. I have all the free boms with the 2 cutest bunnies ever. I would love to win you giveaway.Thanks, Timecard24 My e-mail add is chantilly24@comcast.net

Wanda said...

This is the thitd time trying this. Hope it doesn't come through 3 times.

Thank you Jenny for this wonderful scripture. I hope to be making this very soon. Your work always encoutages. Continue working for what God wants in your life.

Wanda
wandas-quilts-crafts.blogspot.com

Carol Mina said...

Michelle's book would be a great addition to my library. I love felt, folk art, & primative pieces!

shawn said...

Oh my goodness Jenny, I have had my eye on this book, I would love to win.
smjohns63 at yahoo dot com

ljeanne said...

Your stitcheries is always inspirational

Sonharte said...

Eu quero muito ganhar o livro de padrões ; moro no Brasil e não sei se posso concorrer. Caso afirmativo meu e-mail é: velkmit@yahoo.com.br

Anonymous said...

I would love to win this Dee Shaw shawfox1@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Jenny, first a big thank you for all the positive thoughts you share in your blog and stitchery! Michelle's book has an interesting new technique, I would love to try it... thanks - email is Quiltc@aol.com

Eileene said...
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Eileene said...

I'm always uplifted by reading your posts. Keep up the good work. I love folk art projects and will love to use this book for helping me learn more. Anyway , I'm gonna try it even if I don;t win. hehehhe eileeneg2002@yahoo.com

Maureen Clare said...

Remembrance Day - my time to reflect on many things. Good luck to everyone in this wonderful draw. Mind you I have my fingers crossed too.
candy_cats@hotmail.com

shan said...

Good Evening Dear Jennie!! So moved by your post! Thank you for sharing. I also love to crochet when stitching isn't available to me!

You surely have a dear friend in Michelle. Her work is amazingly beautiful! I have never tried to work with the felt, would love to try it!! Michelle's book looks so attractive!!

Thanks so much for the opportunity to win a copy!!

hugs,
shannon martin+
shanber@comcast.net

Vjquilter said...

Thank you for all of the beautiful Scripture verse projects! The Fabled Fusions" book looks wonderful!

patbuckingham said...

What lovely projects! The book looks captivating. Thank you for all your projects and posts!
patbuckingham@comcast.net

shirley flavell said...

Your stitcheries are so lovely. Would love the opportunity to win the fabled fusion book. Shirley N.Z. brandy.1@xtra.co.nz

Donna Hollingsworth said...

I love your blog and find it so inspiring. I really appreciate you letting your light shine for the Lord! Thank you for the opportunity to win the Fabled Fusion book...it looks wonderful!

Nancy in IN said...

Michelle is so talented, as are you. Love to have the book. Hope to get started on your new embroidery.

Clara said...

Love your stitchery! The book would be a perfect for me, I'd like to learn this technique.... my blog is cannellaemele.blogspot.it. Hugs.

Briar Rose said...

Thank you Jenny,
I enjoy your blog and Michelle's, this is a very generous give-away.
Hugs R.

Dolores said...

I would love to win a copy of Michelle's book. The patterns look delightful.

Marian said...

You made a beautiful cover, it seems so lovely.
I am a fan of Michelle May too and I will take a Change to win the new book of her, such special things are in it.
Greetings, Marian

Anonymous said...

Dear Jenny, it is a lovely give-away. Yesterday I did not put my e-mailadress in the blogpost. Thank you for answering me. My e-mailadress: r.vanderveen07@knid.nl
With love, Anneke

Karrie S said...

Thanks for the giveaway. I'm a big fan of hers!!

karrie
ksmith8@emich.edu

Nina Dias said...

Hi! I'm a fan of hers! It is a lovely give-away.
my name is Nina Dias
ninadias61@hotmail.com.

Thanks!

JANET said...

WOW You are so talented and generous. The bubbies in the book are fabulous.

Donna King said...

What a fabulous give-away! I'd love a chance to win the book. It's been on my wishlist since it came out recently. :)

Shebandowan said...

Thanks for the lovely stitchery pattern. Would love to win Michelle's book. Thanks for the chance.

Janet

Denise :) said...

Jenny, I always appreciate how forthright you are about your faith and sharing your ups and downs and who your Anchor is through the storms! And I love that you share Jesus in your stitcheries! That makes them really special to me -- thank you *so* much for sharing them with us! And Michelle's work is always such fun -- she's another incredibly talented, creative woman. The book looks like such fun!

Wendy said...

the book looks amazing. I'm a big fan of Shell's and a fellow bunny-lover!

Kathrynn said...

The book looks amazing, thanks for the chance to win it. Thank you also for sharing your heart and love of the Lord in your blog. Through your blog I get a chance to see another part of the world, one were it is getting to summer (fall is finally here in Fresno, California).

Linda said...

Thank you for the chance to win a wonderful gift. I really enjoy your blog, so very honest and reasuring. Thank you, Linda- Pewaukee Wisconsin

Deanie said...

Would love to win a copy of "Fabled Fusions", I follow her blog, her work is beautiful! I'm also very pleased that you share your love for our Lord Jesus Christ through your work and blog. Thank you! It's very refreshing! deanie dot dreams at gmail dot com

robin said...

Such a lovely giveaway! Thanks for sharing and introducing me to this talented lady's blog!

Connie said...

Your stitching is so beautiful and Michelle has such fun and creative things too! Thanks for a great giveaway!

Lyn said...

Hi Jenny, I know we haven't met yet but I find great comfort in receiving all your newsletters and your beautiful work. You are a lovely sole. Thankyou for the chance to win Michelles fantastic book. Simply love the teapot and cups. Keep up the great work. Hugs Lynette Bramman. ljb22@bigpond.com

Nella Butera said...

Hi Your embroidery is so beautiful. Colours are gorgeous. Love reading your blog.

Janet said...

You and Michelle are so very talented. Love the blogs. Thank you for the giveaway.
Janet

Timtirim said...

You can reach me at timea.greman@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

I just love your blog and stitchery, I read it all the time, along with the Raspberry Rabbits, and alot of other stitchery and cookery blogs. Just lovely projects. Would love to win this book. Email is pbjdisselbrett@live.com. Thank you for all the fabulous free stitchery gifts.
Pennie. D.

RosieJoe said...

Thank You Jenny for sharing your beautiful works of praise with us. I so look forward to your newsletters, they always arrive at just the right time. I know this stitchery will bring me as much peace and comfort as it did you on your road trip. Bless You x
I greatly admire Michelle's work too and have collected her sweet bunny bom stitcheries for a long time. I am so grateful to be given a chance to win a copy of her lovely new book. Thank you x
RosieJoes@gmail.com

Bonnie58 said...

Love the stitchery and I would love to win a copy of Michelle's book. She's great. thanks so much for sharing

Joanne Schlichting said...

Love the cover of the book. You are always coming up with something wonderful. I love the new stitchery.

Joanne

bleonard02@tampabay.rr.com said...

Thanks for sharing. I will be praying for both of you.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the chance, would love to win the book
Kind regard
Tessa

Jan Gunter said...

Dear Jenny, thank you sew much for all you share, everything from the freebies and the lovely fabrics and threads, and the oh so inspiring Bible Verses you use in your work!! I just love the fact that I found "The Funny Bunny Lady" through you, she is sew fun to follow, and I love her work! I would love to win a copy of her book!!

But if not, I have already won having you and her in my cyber life!!
Hugs and Blessings, Jan xx

Jan Gunter said...

Dear Jenny, thank you sew much for all you share, everything from the freebies and the lovely fabrics and threads, and the oh so inspiring Bible Verses you use in your work!! I just love the fact that I found "The Funny Bunny Lady" through you, she is sew fun to follow, and I love her work! I would love to win a copy of her book!!

But if not, I have already won having you and her in my cyber life!!
Hugs and Blessings, Jan xx

Glenise Magnano said...

Hi Jenny
Your work is always so stunning, refreshing and inspiring. Love your stitcheries and so beautiful blessings abound always. Please include me in the giveaway. Fingers crossed.
Glenise - My email is yarragirl2@hotmail.com

Susan said...

Thanks Jenny!

Joan Ross said...

Your free giveaway stitchery patterns are always so inspiring and lovely--thank you! Your friend's new book looks wonderful. I especially love the bunny on the front cover! Please enter me in the giveaway. Praying hard for this one! Blessings, Joan email: quilting_artist123@att.net

Chandice Mcinerney said...

Thanks Jenny E for the lovely give~a~way. Your free stitchery patterns are so greatly appreciated. Especially the bible verses ;D Please include me in your giveaway. Jenny's new pattern book looks so lovely! My email addrs: brunetteinnoaz@yahoo.com

hennies.pennies said...

Hi Jenny, I love Michelle's work and love reading about the conversations her sweet little bunnies have. She is so talented!! Thank you for offering a drawing for her new book. It looks so amazing!! Be especially blessed, Kathy - hennies.pennies@yahoo.com

LindaB said...

Lovely stitchery from a lovely lady...thank you. love to read Michelle's blog and hear her bunny tales, good to hear that her book has been released. you are both very talented and generous...hugs Linda linda@stationeryworld.net.au