February 4, 2012

Giveaway Love: Mary Thomas Embroidery books

Hi Guys! Remember I told you February on Feeling Stitchy was going to be all about love? Well, I wasn't kidding, and we've got some giveaway love for you today! By the way, I had every intention to do this post last night, but hail, thunder, and some creepy lightning got in the way, switching off my computer at least once! eep! So, the giveaway's today instead. :)

A couple of weeks ago, I stumbled on 2 books that so many of you love and swear by as embroiderers. So, I decided to do a giveaway of both, for those of you who haven't had a chance to own them!



Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (updated version)

Mary Thomas Cover
Mary Thomas's Embroidery Book (vintage edition)

I'm doing a giveaway today of one updated version of Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches and one vintage copy of Mary Thomas's Embroidery book. (2 different books) The vintage copy won't be the one in the picture - but it will be the best quality vintage copy I can track down!

To win, just leave a comment on this post by 9 PM, US central time on Sunday, Feb. 5. Tell me which copy you'd like, and tell me one thing you love about Feeling Stitchy!

Edit: 9 PM, Sunday - comments closed! Two winners will be announced tomorrow! :)

Hi, I'm floresita, editor of Feeling Stitchy. I'm an avid stitcher, knitter, and crafter. You can see more of my stitching on my blog, and find my vintage transfer collection at Vintage Transfer Finds.

Feel free to email me with any ideas for the blog!

152 comments:

  1. I think I'd love to receive the vintage copy, which is unusual for me, since I am not usually a fan of used books. But, embroidery feels like such a vintage craft to me that I think I should honor it with the vintage version :)

    And, I love how Feeling Stitchy has inspired me to learn to embroider (or re-learn, since I haven't done it in a couple of decades).

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  2. I'd love to have either copy! I like the variety of projects to be found on Feeling Stitchy.

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  3. What DON'T I love about feeling stitch? I myself frequently feel stitchy, and love to know that I'm not alone. Plus, you post some of the most beautiful, creative stitching I've seen. Hope in humanity...restored! (and I like the vintage copy)

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  4. I would love to win the vintage copy of Mary Thomas. I have the updated version, but I have heard the vintage edition is better. I love the interviews on Felling stitichy and seeing people's work from the stitch alongs. Nice to see people's twists on projects.

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  5. I'd love either copy :) My favorite is the monthly stitch-a-longs! It's fun to see what everyone can do with the same pattern! & a great to expand my experience!

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  6. Ooh, I've heard great things about the older version, but I love books of all kinds. I love seeing what other stitchers are doing on Feelig Stitchy, and get all sorts of inspiration

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  7. I love how you highlight all the geeky, pop-culture pieces! If I win I would like the updated version because unfortunately old books make me sneeze :(

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  8. I would absolutely love to receive this, I am a stitcher and a stitchery designer, and I love collecting vintage things. This would make my day!!

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  9. I would love the vintage copy, I love feeling stitchy because it feels like home, I love seeing the creativity and talent of everyone that is featured, but it also reminds me of all the time I spent with my grandmother learning to embroider and how she would always point out some new stitch or interesting piece of art. Feeling Stitchy has such a great sense of community.

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  10. love embroidery books, especially vintage! feeling stitchy is so inspiring and love all the great tutorials!

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  11. Either copy would be wonderful, but I'll request the newer version. What do I love about feeling stitchy? What don't I love??? I love the wonderful variety of work you showcase on this blog. It's always a happy place to visit!

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  12. I'd be happy to win either copy, I'm new to embroidery. I really love your links on the side of your blog, everything's at my fingertips!

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  13. I would love to have the dictionary as I am not too good at embroidery, but I love it!. And that is the reason why I follow you guys, because I would love to sew as you do!!!! Thanks for the chance!.

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  14. I'd love the newer one. We can't have nice things. :-)
    I love feeling stitchy for introducing me to hand embroidery and needle craft. I have enjoyed crafting several projects and look forward to many more in the future. All of that is thanks to this website!

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  15. I would l♥ve the vintage copy :) and really how can I just put one thing I love about your blog, hum!!!!!!!!!! Variety and links, always inspiring :)
    cheers
    corrine aka jafabrit

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  16. I would love to win Mary Thomas's Embroidery Book, well, really either, I don't own either one. Oh, I love Feeling Stitchy because of all the awesome inspiration I find here! It is one of the blogs I check almost everyday. Thanks for being a constant source of inspiration to us all!

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  17. Two of my favorites. Love books and love stitchng. As the saying goes "My soul is fed by my needle and thread" Would love to win either edition. Thank you for having such a great site.

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  18. To answer your questions...I'd enjoy having the Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches. And I love your blog for all the eye candy you continually provide...so awesome!

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  19. Oh my gosh! The vintage one would be awesome! Love Feeling Stitchy for the inspiration.

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  20. Oooh, how I'd love the Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches!!! I love this blog because it is the finest one that has provided a healthy diversity of consistent, quality entries of the finest stitchery embroidery has to represent itself. I've seen every post and will for the rest of forever!

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  21. I love seeing the beautiful work showcased on this site, and the pattern give-aways aren't too shabby either ;) I would love either version of the book, but I suppose if someone were to twist my remaining arm I would go for the new version.

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  22. I would love either! I truly love the inspiration of Feeling Stitchy.

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  23. I would be happy with either but with a toddler and 2 cats running around my house I would be afraid to use a vintage copy! I love the stitch a longs, they are so fun!

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  24. Ooh I would love the embroidery dictionary.

    The thing I love most about feeling stitchy is how it keeps stitching close and on my mind. I do a lot of other crafts and embroidery is not always high on the list. But every time I see a post I'm reminded how much I love it. Stitching was my first crafty love :)

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  25. One thing I love? Oh my gosh! I would have to say...all the beautiful inspiration! Inspiration without intimidation...I walk away from reading feeling like I could actually stitch some beautiful things!! That's powerful! Thanks! (p.s. hope I win...would LOVE those books!)

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  26. I'd be happy with either book as I don't have a dedicated embroidery stitch book. I enjoy learning various embroidery stitches.

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  27. I would love the updated version. Feeling Stitchy gets my creative juices flowing and I have to grab my supplies and get busy. :)

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  28. I'd quite happily have either copy! Eek! So exciting!

    wickedsister69@gmail.com

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  29. I checked the new one out of the library and kept renewing it until they made me give it back, so I would love to have my own copy.

    This blog is great for inspiration and new patterns.

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  30. Half my pins on my pintrest stitches board are from feeling stichy! Either book would be fun, but my heart longs for the vintage one :-)

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  31. I would love either copy, but I would prefer the vintage. Have allways loved embroidery, I love the blog for the versatility in embroidery - the classic and the new ways to inspire.

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  32. I'd like either copy!
    My favorite thing about feeling stitchy is seeing all of the great projects- I always get so inspired! I also like the stitch alongs, even though I've never joined in :)

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  33. I would love the vintage book! I am trying to teach myself embroidery this year... a new years resolution, and find all the loveliness here a great motivation, so creative and fun!

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  34. I especially love the variety of projects. I'd love the new version.

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  35. either copy would make me happy!
    I love feeling stitchy because of all the new stitch artists I find, and all the lovely patterns.

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  36. Either copy would be wonderful and put to good use here, I'm sure. My favorite thing about this site is all the tuturials and the great links you have. That - and your header. Oh - did you say ONE thing?

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  37. ooh, I'd love either one! and I've been loving all the inspiration coming across the blog lately. thanks!

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  38. The updated one would be fabulous!! I love feeling stitchy for the wonderful inspiration!

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  39. Its hard to find one thing I love most about feeling stitchy! I read every post and get some amazing inspiration from them. I just love the beautiful stitching!

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  40. Such a RAD giveaway! While I think I would love the vintage one, I would rather own the newer version just for the pictures :)

    What do I love about Feeling Stitchy? Um what don't I love? haha, the thing I love the most though is probably when you share different projects from readers and those in the Flikr pool!

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  41. Oooo! I would love to win either copy-- please count me in on this lovely giveaway!
    Hugs,
    Jill

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  42. I'd love to win the newer version!

    I love Feeling Stitchy because it's getting me back to my thread embroidery roots. I started embroidering when I was 14, and I find it such a relaxing, calming way to make beautiful things.

    I do much more bead embroidery nowadays, but I'd love to make some jewelry that incorporates thread and bead embroidery stitches.

    -- Sarah, a newcomer to Feeling Stitchy.

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  43. Great giveaway! I don't mind either but I think I'd go with the updated version if I had to choose (I love pictures!) As for what I love about feeling stitcy... all the variety and inspiration that I get from y'all.

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  44. Yea, agree with above comments, love seeing what different designs people can do with the same design.

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  45. I'd love the vintage copy--I adore old books. And as for something I love about Feeling Stitchy, whenever you possible you link us to the patterns used for the lovely pieces featured here, which are often patterns I wouldn't have stumbled across on my own.

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  46. Hi Floresita! I would like to win the vintage one because I have many dictionaries but I haven't this one... =/ Anyway, Feeling Stitch inspires me a lot in so many different ways! A guess I love the variety of amazing projects made by so many talent people. I hope this wonderful book can travel abroad, ok? Regards! Simone

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  47. I'd love to win either book! Feeling Stitchy is always full of inspiration! I love seeing new stitches, I love seeing interesting color combos, finding new blogs--just all of it!

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  48. How wonderful!
    I love the shiny new version better.
    Everything about Feeling Stitchy is FAB, but what drew me to it first was its memorable name.

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  49. This is so cool! I love that you have a modern fun feel when it comes to embroidery. It's nice to see that such an old practice can become modern!

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  50. I would love to receive the updated version if I won. My favorite thing about Feeling Stitchy is your ability to find and share other embroidery blogs on the net. I love seeing everyone's different abilities!

    Kris
    krisjimprice@att.net

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  51. I would love to receive the vintage one! I love Feeling Stitchy because it connects me to the threads other people following their embroidery dream are making. So many beautiful pieces every single day!

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  52. Thank for the chance to win one of these great books! I would be thrilled with either one!
    Desi

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  53. I'd love to enter the drawing for the updated copy.

    My favorite thing about Feeling Stitchy is being introduced to stitchers and blogs I haven't come across before.

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  54. I'd love the vintage copy! How fun!

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  55. I would love to have a chance to win the vintage copy. I love reading about a time when embroidery was more prevalent around the home. I have one book that recommends dipping your needles and hands in asbestos powder to keep them sweat free!! One thing in particular I like about your blog is the pattern collections that come out every once in a while where you collect free patterns. It makes it easy to discover new artists and to not miss a hidden gem.

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  56. I'd love to win the updated version embrodery book treasure.
    What I love the best about Feeling Stitchy is to touch, feel the embrodery stitches through your lovely articles and photos.
    Thanks a lot!

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  57. Wow- I'd love to win either one! I do have a soft spot for vintage books, but I'd love the pictures in the updated one.

    My favorite thing about Feeling Stitchy is finding new patterns to stitch up. :)

    ~Kristin

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  58. What a wonderful chance to win this amazing book! I'd love either of them, but if i have to choose, i'd prefer the updated one.

    There are different favorite things about Feeling Stitchy. When i first came here i've been caught by the colors at the header!:D Then, it was easy to become a follower, specially because of the posts' diversity, the oportunity to know other's awesome works and all the inpiration i get here.

    Thanks for the great giveaway :)

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  59. would LOVE the dictionary so i can relearn & brush up on various stitches. i haven't embroidered in quite sometime...this is sparking my interest!

    thanks...Christine Basta
    Facebook Friend

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  60. I would love the vintage copy! I love lots of things about Feeling Stitchy - the sense of community, the exposure to different styles, the features you do of awesome stitchers, the quality of the work and the immense effort put into it by all of you. :)

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  61. Hello, I'd love to win the vintage copy!
    Thanks for sharing!

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  62. What I like best about Feeling Stitchy is the variety of embroidery featured and the stitch alongs.
    I'd love to win either copy, both look like fantastic books

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  63. O wow, I don't know which copy I would prefer, either one would be fabulous!
    One thing I like about Feeling Stitchy is the sheer variety of embroidery styles represented here. So much inspiration!

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  64. I would love either copy - the books look great.
    I get a lot of inspiration from your blog and love seeing other stitchers are doing.

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  65. I enjoy Feeling Stitchy because of the creative and electic embroidery that it features and because I feel inspired after I've read this blog.

    I would love to have a vintage copy. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  66. I would love to win the updated version. Embroidery is one of my favorite hobbies.

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  67. Feeling Stitchy has led me to do many great artists and resources! I would be happy with either copy. :)

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  68. Wow, wow!! I would prefer the vintage book if I was lucky enough to win, and I would do a little dance of joy!! :D I love the beautiful variety of artists that you feature!

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  69. I'd love the newer copy, but either is fine with me!
    I adore Feeling Stitchy because I get to see what creative and beautiful ideas stitchers are doing. I also like looking at all the possible patterns and projects.

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  70. I would love to win the updated version since I've been winging it thus far! How kind and generous of you, thank you so much for the opportunity.

    I enjoy your blog so much and find it so inspirational and motivational, too.

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  71. Oh my... I would love either copy, but I *think* I'd love the vintage copy more. Why do I love Feeling Stitchy? So many reasons, but especially because the range of projects and embroidery styles pushes me to expand what I do and get more creative.

    Thanks for doing this giveaway!

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  72. Oh neat! I'd love the vintage one for sure, but heck, any ol' embroidery book is awesome! :) And the thing I love about Feeling Stitchy is getting to see loads of different types of embroidery, from everywhere!

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  73. I would like the updated version. Thank you for having this giveaway.

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  74. I'd love either copy! I love the variety of projects and designers featured, especially some of the quotes! (Who knew tv shows would make great inspiration??) I LOVE seeing the different ways people use their embroidery, I never realized it could be used in so many places!

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  75. OH that is so cool! Totally awesome prize for anyone! I would love to get hold of that vintage version! Lovely! I love seeing the range of abilities showcased here & how you only need to have a thought & it CAN be done! So many talented stitchers out there.

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  76. I'd take either one! I just found Feeling Stitchy a couple weeks ago, but have already enjoyed the cute projects so much. I haven't hand stitched much lately and hope to get back into it this year.

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  77. I would like to have Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches because I am somewhat of an embroidery beginner and I always want to learn more....and it's almost my birthday so it would be a great present fo rme haha. I love Feeling Stitchy because it is so inspiring to see all the different creations people come up with, I want to try everything! I have learned so much from visiting this blog.

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  78. OMG I would love to win either of these. I love vintage but I guess the newer would post better!
    And (forgot to include this bit when I commented earlier) I love seeing new and different designers. Been busy on etsy buying some of my favourites as a result!

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  79. Please, Please, I adore vintage embroidery books, and I would be so honoured to have a Mary Thomas'early edition. What I like about feeling stitchy is not only the variety of projects, but the fact that your blog encourages the younger generation to get involved with embroidery and to discover what a wonderful pastime it is.

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  80. Either copy would be amazing! I love seeing all the different ways people use stitching to craft, it's very inspiring!

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  81. I'd really like either copy. I actually learned to knit out of her vintage knitting book, so having the embroidery book would be special.

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  82. I have the updated version but I would really like a vintage copy! I love Feeling Stitchy for all the inspiration and projects that look great but don't take months to complete.

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  83. I would like the newer version. Thanks!

    kiddomsg at gmail dot com

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  84. I would LOVE the vintage edition, but I'd like the updated version too. I love Feeling Stitchy for the wealth of knowledge and never ending inspiration I take away from here. You never fail to keep me stitching!

    a.mahar [at] frontier [dot] com

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  85. I'd really love to have the vintage copy (I'm very into vintage books) but really either would be a wonderful treat! I love visiting Feeling Stitchy for the inspiration!

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  86. Vintage copy is lovely, but I wanna USE it - so the updated version if I'm the lucky one! I love Feeling Stitchy especially for the works-in-progress shots, so interesting. Thanks for a great site!

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  87. Love Feeling Stitchy because of all the tremendously talented artists who think of fantastic out-of-the box ways to incorporate embroidery into their lives. Love the tutorials! Would Love to win a book... preferably the new edition. Ü

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  88. i would love the updated version. :) i love feeling stitchy...because it is so friendly...i love the stitch alongs (even if i don't participate)...i love the flickr pool and have spent hours looking at all of the photos...i love the variety of beauty y'all post on a weekly basis...i love the inspiration feeling stitchy gives me...and lastly i love all of the people and blogs and etsy shops i have discovered through this awesome blog!

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  89. what a fantastic giveaway! i would love to have either book! it'll definitely help in my embroidery! i love Feeling Stitchy for featuring the different embroiderers out there! There is so much talent out there! But they definitely provide me with inspiration as well as motivation to work on my embroidery!!

    granolabar@gmail.com

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  90. Ooh! I'd love to have a embroidery dictionary book. Either would make me so happy. Sometimes I just need a reference! I love getting inspired by Feeling Stitchy every time I read a post because of all the ways people are incorporating embroidery into their work/art.

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  91. I love feeling stitchy because I am learning more and more about embroidery. I would love you win the vintage book. Crossing my fingers.

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  92. Awesome giveaway!! I'd love the vintage copy if I win, but I'm happy with anything =) My favourite thing about feeling stitchy is being introduced to so many different patterns and ideas - this blog has been so inspiring and makes me want to really develop my skills. Thank you so much!

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  93. oh wow I've got to get her books so amazing. Lovely prizes. I'm really in awe of the shading and color used in these projects.

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  94. OMGoodness you are amazing! I loooove Mary Thomas' stitch book. Please enter me in your drawing. Thank YOU!

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  95. I would love the updated version- beautiful cover. I love your tutorials, like the illustrated instructions for doing a french knot. Very helpful. thank you for the giveaway!
    imnstitches(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  96. Oh It is amazing.
    Like to have either of the book.
    Nice to hear the give away.
    I like different patterens b y feeling stitchy so that i can try it out and learn more.
    viji

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  97. I like stitch along projects and the lovely patterns you share..
    I would like to have either of the book...
    Thank you
    Lakshmi Sadala

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  98. I'd like to win either version. Inspiration is the reason I read Feeling Stitchy.

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  99. What fun it would be to own either! And receiving one as a gift is even better!! If I have to choose, I choose the more recent. The colors on the cover make me smile!
    dawnmeadows@juno.com

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  100. I can't decide on which book! The vintage sounds fun!! I love all the inspiration on this blog and the simple hints that help new stichers!

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  101. I think I'd like the updated version. I'm smitten with embroidery that's why I like Feeling Stitchy, gotta follow anything embroidery on the web. Thanks and thanks for the chance to win the book!

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  102. I would love either of these wonderful books, both sound great. What I like about Feeling Stitchy is the amazing amount of inspiration I get from everything posted. Thanks!

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  103. Feeling Stitchy has inspired me to put down my knitting needles and pick up my embroidery! I love finding new materials to embroider with and this blog has always been a great source of inspiration and motivation!

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  104. I think I would like the newer copy but either one would be wonderul! Thanks for the chance to enter :)

    homespunhandmaiden(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    1. Like Hannah, I put down the crochet hooks for a while and returned to embroidery. I love that feelingstitchy showcases so many artists and makes me think, "Hey, I can do that too!"

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  105. I would covet either book! I find Feeling Stitchy delightfully inspirational

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  106. Ohhhhh wow! I'd love either copy, although, I do adore vintage books. They smell so good. Weird, yes.

    I discovered Feeling Stitchy via StumbleUpon, and I am so glad I did. This blog inspired me to teach myself how to embroider (although, I'm still at very basic skills right now), and shows me so many amazing talents. The people you showcase are amazing!

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  107. Wow, such a wonderful giveaway! I'd love to win an updated book!
    And thank you so much for sharing all those original and cute creations in your blog - yours and from the net!

    Hugs,
    Tatyana

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  108. I would love to win the updated version! Great giveaway!

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  109. Hi, i love the vintage book. I follow feeling stitchy because ir inspires me and some times i can learn with it!

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  110. I love to see other artist's work and to feel I'm part of a community of passionate and innovative stitchers!

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  111. Great giveaway--I love books!! Either book would be so lovely, but I think the new one would be great! Thanks for the chance! I love your blog!!!

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  112. I like old books so i think i would prefer the vintange one.
    From feeling stichy i love the embroderie group and most of all the stich along proyects .

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  113. I'd be happy with either of the copies.
    Feeling stitchy made me realise that the embroidery can be fun and cool!

    Thanks a lot for the chance to win.

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  114. wow, fantastic! I will go for the newest copi.

    Only one thing I like? Ok... hm, I guess it must be the fact, that feeling stitcky have made me explore a world of up to date embroideries and actually has made me start to do it my self! Actually I've startet a small group of danish bloggers to follow your weekly stitch-along. You can find us here: http://tichtach.blogspot.com/p/kom-sy-med-2012-en-selvhjlpsguppe.html

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  115. I would love to win the newer copy. I've just gotten back into embroidery and I love the diversity of the styles on your blog. Everything is just so inspiring and it encourages me to try new styles and een sketch my own embroideries.

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  116. I'd love either copy!

    The one thing I love about this site is getting to see others' work and to see what other people are doing with embroidery, it's both inspirational and motivating.

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  117. either ! :) Feeling Stitchy inspired me to pick up a needle and thread for the first time in 40 years. Simple.

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  118. I'd love to get a vintage edition. I love Feeling Stitchy, because of a simple reason : I love stitching. I'm an amateur embroiderer and I learn much from Feeling Stitchy! ♡

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  119. The dictionary :-)

    I love FS because it showcases the amazing art out there and really makes me want to be part of it - even though I'm too scared to try anything other than cross stitch at the moment! One day maybe... (with the help of this book perhaps? ;-))

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  120. Since I'm a fan of vintage books in general, the vintage copy would be great! I love Feeling Stitchy because it's been a major inspiration to me-so much so that I've taken up embroidery again for the first time in about 20 years! I'm blown away by the artistry and craft of you and your featured stitchers. I've saved enough inspirational posts to last a lifetime!

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  121. Well, what's not to love about Feeling Stitchy? You've got so many wonderful things to share and I've totally gotten back into embroidery because of this blog!
    I'd love either book ~ thanks so much for the chance!

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  122. I love this site for many reasons and check it at least once a day. I guess my favorite reason to read it is for the inspiration and "permission" it gives me to be daring and original in my own work. Thank you!

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  123. Great giveaway! The vintage edition is awesome but I think I would prefer the new edition. I love Feeling Stitchy because you bring the best of the embroidery world to one place. I love how you feature artists from all walks of life. Plus, it's just eye candy, isn't it? Who doesn't love looking at pretty colors and patterns?!

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  124. I'd love a vintage copy because I collect old books. I like Feeling Stitchy because I like to see what everyone else is working on.

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  125. I would like the updated version. I love the monthly stitch along. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  126. If I was picked I would love the vintage book. I love Feeling Stitchy because it inspires and motivates me. sometimes just seeing something beautiful someone has created is all it takes!!! thanks.
    Julie

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  127. I'd like the updated version! I love feeling stitchy because I love how creative people are! I might join a stitch along one of these days!

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  128. i would like the vintage copy because i like vintage books in general. I love feeling stitchy because it gives my the warm and fuzzies about embroidery and it feels good right from the banner at the top to whatever the story is about!

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  129. I would love either book, but the dictionary seems especially helpful. I am a newly wed starting out on my own and trying to learn a lot of needlework and embroidary techniques to save money and add a personal touch to decorating. What I love about Feeling Stitchy is that there is a lot of inspiration behind the work and ideas posted and it gives you a lot of jumping off points for work :)

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  130. Ohh, I would love the vintage book. I'm a huge fan of these old books! I love the tutorials on Feeling Stitchy!

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  131. I would love either one!! I am so inspired by feeling stitchy and i love all tye patternsand ideas i get off here. It is the one site i check daily and i love it!!

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  132. Wow, what a great giveaway! I'd love either book!

    Only just found your site, and have already bookmarked it!! It's full of inspiration, and awesome work!!! will now spend a few hours looking through all the past posts!

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  133. I'd be chuffed with either of them! What do I love about Feeling Stitchy? So much gorgeous inspiration from a wide range of people!

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  134. I'd love to win the newer copy. I plan on using it, so I want one that will be able to hold up to some use. :)

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  135. One thing I feel about stitchy is, I am 72 and just beginning to learn to stitch, having the books would be an enormous reference. Thank You for offering them.

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  136. Oh I think I would want the newer version--- just so I could use it. The vintage one I might want to put on a self afraid to touch it.

    My favourite thing about feeling stitchy is all the fantastic projects!

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  137. I think I'd want the newer one, because I have a hard time following vintage craft books. I love how inspiring your blog is, I'm just learning and you have some great things.

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  138. Feeling Stitchy is my stitchery eye candy! Would love a vintage edition of Mary Thomas's Embroidery Book (I already have her Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches, which is amazing). Thanks for doing such a nice giveaway!!

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  139. I'd like the updated version. I have Mary Thomas's Knitting Book as one on my favorites and am tempted by the vintage copy, but I'm a sucker for color photos. I love the variety of fun of the projects here. I do a lot of more serious long term embroidery pieces so I love the fast and quirky stuff I find here as a change of pace. It's just the thing for days when I want to pitch things into a trash can and swear I'll never embroider again. There's always something inspiring to find here.

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  140. I love the sheer variety in embroidery Feeling Stitchy offers, and I'd love to win the vintage copy!

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  141. I would love the updated copy! I recently found Feeling Stitchy and it inspired my first embroidery project. I love the monthly stitch a longs.

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  142. I'd love to win the first book! I'm a novice at those stitches!

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  143. What a lovely giveaway! I would first choose a vintage copy - but either would be great as I do not own one. Thanks - I really love your blog!

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  144. I really like Feeling Stitchy! My thoughts on the best part - you find such great artists and feature them! I like the variety of artists you find and tell us where to find them it's like getting lucky on Pinterest or Google searches without having to do the search myself! Thanks :)
    I would love the vintage version of the book!

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  145. Ooh, i would love one of the old copies! Thanks so much for the offer to enter to win. Such generous souls here at the ol' FS!

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  146. Either copy is fine by me. They both have their own wonderful tributes to the art. Maybe the vintage more as I'm a vintage freak. i love your website because you make it fun and the fun makes it great when teaching newbies an art I love to do. Keep up the good vibes and all the fun!! kimpe@izoom.net

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  147. I just found you via CraftGossip on Facebook. I would *LOVE* the vintage version of the book!!! It would fit so well in my house! I will look around your site since this is my first visit. I'm sure you're awesome... I mean... CraftGossip shared you! :)

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  148. I love the variety you show on this site! So many interesting and creative stitchers! I have the updated version but would love to have the vintage one!

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  149. Both would be great but I think I'd like the updated version.

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  150. I love how inspiring the projects you feature are! (And the variety!)

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