Sunday, July 31, 2011

your comments are still here and above...


58 comments:

  1. Dear Madam, I am so glad events have led you here today, into the quilting world and ergo into my world ... I'm blessed, as I feel every single new quilter will feel during this campaign! Thank you!!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I'm back to tell you of course I follow Dear Jane and love that you have a laughing companion and even better, a crying companion ... What Joy!! .. p.s. I follow you both ;)

    ReplyDelete
  3. I stayed up until midnight just to read the post. This is going to be a very exciting and fun place to be visiting...you made it happen..excellent job! THANKS :)

    Kelly Jackson

    ReplyDelete
  4. Oh, a great many Wantobe quilters are going to have a lot of fun and get a lot of inspiration from this campaign! I so enjoyed reading your story, Madame Samm! Your dolls are delightful and your quilts are sew lovely! And when I clicked to "her blog", I wonder if it was a blogger I might be familiar with....and it was...Dear Jane and I have followed her blog for some time. I'll pop in when I can to follow along on the campaign. Off to do some pre-posts for my blog and then on the road in the morning.......won't be back to my computer for at least a week. :-(

    ReplyDelete
  5. Thank you for finally being a guest! Now isn't that silly - why did it take so long? Oh, I wish all the best to those Wantobe's - I saw Gracie Frames and almost fell off my chair. I'll visit those newbie days to see the lovelies and who are lucky winners - cheering all the way.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Dear Madame Samm...I am so happy to be here to enjoy all that you are , have been and will become! I too believe in new beginnings and know the feeling of no longer being needed. Silly huh? To you from me...(((smiles))) I look forward to each new day!

    ReplyDelete
  7. Oh by the way, I return to mention I am a follower of Wendy @ "Why Knot Kwilt? as well as a follower of both of your wonderful Blogs! Wendy...I thank you for all you are, have been and will become!! Never give up!

    August 1, 2011 1:31

    ReplyDelete
  8. Thank you soooo much for putting this together. I think it's going to be amazing! I'm definitely a wannabe quilter. I just started sewing about a year-and-a-half ago (bags, easy dresses for my daughter, and, funnily enough, a doll), but I have always been obsessed with quilts and have been wanting to learn to make them myself. So I do have basic sewing equipment but not all of those wonderful tools that I see quilters using (and no fabric--is that a problem?!)
    I arrived here through Diary of a Quilter, where I'm a follower. I'm also a follower of your wonderful blog.
    Thanks again!

    ReplyDelete
  9. I just checked out Jane's wonderful blog and subscribed. It looks awesome!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Looks as if I am back once again...First to say. "Thank you Madame Samm, thank you……" Secondly to say I have become a follower of Jane's. Another wonderful Blog!

    ReplyDelete
  11. You are such an inspiration! I don't know which category I fall into, as I have a tiny bit of experience quilting, but few supplies with which to do so! I am a follower of Amy @ Diary of a Quilter, and I found out about this awesome program to recruit new quilters through her blog. What an awesome idea! I can't wait to read all of the posts from your guest bloggers! :)

    ReplyDelete
  12. I have never ever quilted in my life... and I'm a follower of Amy @ Diary of a Quilter via RSS. I've sent her my info and I'd love to win today's starter set as I don't have any of this stuff yet!

    ReplyDelete
  13. Dear Madame;

    I have recently (if somewhat unwittingly) stumbled my way into being a wannabe quilter. I was directed toward your fabulous contest by my mother Janet (of the blog: Caribou Crossing Chronicles).
    After years of bugging my mother to make me a quilt she deterred my pestering by encouraging me to make my own. I protested of course that I didn't have the tools or know-how to which she replied that she had the "perfect" project. The "perfect" project turned out to be about a billion (seems like anyhow) cut/basted hexies that had been abandoned and thrown into the garbage by an obviously fed up quilter. I was slightly sceptical however, after sewing the first 6 matching pieces into a nice neat flower shape I was quite taken with the project so I stole a needle and a pair of scissors from my mothers collection, bought a couple spools of thread and 10 months and who knows how many hexies later I have something that covers my legs and is growing everyday.
    Much as I enjoy this past time, I must say I just might be ready to see what else the world of quilting might have to offer...perhaps a project that doesn't take multiple years to complete?????
    Thanks so much for opening up a new and exciting world of quilting;)

    ReplyDelete
  14. thank you, Madame Samm. You made such wonderfull quilts with a short time experience. I follow amy's blog. Ioana

    ReplyDelete
  15. thank you samm for the chance to win some goodies good luck every one !!!

    ReplyDelete
  16. just to tell you i am following
    http://lilysquilts.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  17. Sweet, shiny, bright, sooo beautiful quilts in banner!
    Congrats banner-ladies!

    ReplyDelete
  18. Thank you!!! I love the song on Jane's blog :) i'm an email follower of hers now! And I sent an email to Corrie at Quilt Taffy to sponsor me, Thank you Madam for doing this!

    ReplyDelete
  19. I'm a newbie to quilting..and a follower of both you and Jane's fabric and quilts, and I have sent my information to amy (@) diaryofaquilter.com for sponsorship :)

    mcsweeney.erin@gmail.com

    ReplyDelete
  20. Thanks so much for this campaign ! I have sent my info to HappyQuiltingMelissa for sponsorship ; I love all the orange quilts ! I too began quilting in June 2010 , however , I am nowhere near your level of quilting !! I am now following Janes Fabrics & Quilts !!

    ReplyDelete
  21. Thank you Samm! For sharing your path, kindess and oh so sew much more.
    I also thank Brenis for offering to help me out as a WantToBe Quilter. I'm getting there one stitch at a time.
    All the best,
    Christina / Brenis

    ReplyDelete
  22. First I have to say I LOVE ORANGE!!! There, now I feel better. You have done a phenomenal job! It is simply amazing what you have accomplished. I've a follower of yours for a looooong time. I'm here every day checking in, even Sundays, just in case.
    The best part is that you have lead me to more blogs that I also check on a daily basis and have fallen in love with, mamacjt, popppyprint, redpepperquilts, etc.
    What you're doing is astonishing! Good luck to all wanna be quilters! xo

    ReplyDelete
  23. p.s. I forgot to say I'm now a proud follower of Jane's Fabrics too!

    ReplyDelete
  24. I am excited that today is finally here! I just wanna say how much I enjoyed your post! I love your quilts! A foot pocket is a wonderful idea! Your story is very inspirational! It always helps to have someone believe in you! My daughter is the one that is always pushing me to try new things! So that is what brings me here today! Thank you so much for all your hard work! My blog sponsor is Jane's Fabrics!

    ReplyDelete
  25. I have been a follower of Jane's for sometime! I did leave a comment with her just a while ago! Thanks again!

    ReplyDelete
  26. WOW! ! ! I can't wait to see the prizes everyday! I feel like a kid in a Candy Store! I signed up several Newbies! YES! They are so lucky to have the chances to win!
    I am following Jane too! Thanks for the suggestion!
    What a great start!

    ReplyDelete
  27. You go girl! What a fabulous first post! Thanks for all the encouragement you give. Hope you don't run out of high octane coffee. :-)
    Hugs from Mary

    ReplyDelete
  28. The editor/proofreader in me can't help myself. Your badge for us Tuesday-Thursday quilters has a typo - "quitlers." So from one quitler to another, I thought I'd mention it. Thanks for all the work you're doing!

    ReplyDelete
  29. Good morning, Madame Samm! I am a "Wantobe Quilter" and follower of your blog, Jane's blog and Kathleen @ Kd Quilts.com. I am so excited to be a participant in the "Wantobe Quilter" campaign. I don't know that I will be up at midnight every night to watch the goings on, but I will be up around 3-5 am unitl this baby is born eating my peanut butter and following your blog. You are a total inspiration for me as I can't seem to get a blog going to save my life...LOL! I am excited to see what quilting is all about and yes, mother, you better bring your machine with you when you come for the birth. I can see I have a busy year ahead of me! Thanks, M. Samm!

    Crys Plattner

    ReplyDelete
  30. I'm so excited about this "Wantobe Quilter" campaign.
    I took a class last year and made a small 9 block quilt, but that is the only experience I've had quilting. I have minimal supplies and I want so badly to get to quilting on a regular basis!
    Biz

    ReplyDelete
  31. thank you, Madame Samm :o) You made such wonderfull quilts with a short time experience,I'm impressed!! I am now a new follover of Jane's and look forward to much inspiration( I've followed you a while already which also is VERY inspiring ;) ) Good luck too everyone in your wantobe quilter campaign :o)

    ReplyDelete
  32. I'm so excited to be apart of this project! I'm a wantobe quilter with Jane's Fabric. Can't begin to imagine how many people you are reaching and how large an area of the world that you are connecting. Thank you for all you hard work!

    ReplyDelete
  33. Hello Madame Samm! I am "sew" happy to be here!:) What a wonderful story of how you found the quilting love! And my oh my what gorgeous quilts! I can only hope that my first quilt turns out just as amazing!

    I started sewing about 2 years ago, after my son was born, and have been wanting to learn to quilt ever since! Thank you for this wonderful campaign!

    I am here through Amy Smart at Diary of a Quilter. I follow her blog as well as yours!

    Have a wonderful day!!

    my email address is: kempfyre21{at}yahoo{dot}com

    ReplyDelete
  34. Hi Samm! I am a want to be quilter! I have emailed my information to Corrie and Quilt Taffy. I am a follower of them because of your kind words about them. I also lived in Idaho in 1978 during the first ten months I was married. I love your blog and have followed you for a while. I enjoy your guest bloggers. I haven't started a blog, yet because I am so new. Who knows? I may start blogging when I really get into quilting.
    Teresa

    ReplyDelete
  35. Thanks for the campaign. I follow Melissa @ Happy Quilting.

    Nancy R.

    ReplyDelete
  36. I really would love to learn to quilt. I want to be able to make quilts individualized for each of my children and grandchildren. I have a quilt made for me by my grandmother and I really cherish the memories it brings back. I am here through Paul at Outumbered Quilter.

    Thanks,
    Angie Black
    ab050565@aol.com

    ReplyDelete
  37. I enjoyed seeing all your dolls that you have made. Now you can make them all their own quilts! I follow both you and Marcia's crafty sewing and quilting. One of my daughters just loves orange so I am enjoying all your orange pictures with her.

    ReplyDelete
  38. Your dolls are just dear ! I follow Melissa @ Happy Quilting

    ReplyDelete
  39. I am a fairly new quilter and am excited about this campaign and the chance to win some goodies! I learned about this from Vickie at My Full Color Life and also Melissa at Happy Quilting - I am one of their followers and now one of yours too!

    ReplyDelete
  40. I am a wannabe! My sponsor is Patty from A Stitch in Time!

    ReplyDelete
  41. I'm so excited that this has begun. Since I am new to quilting, I need all the help I can get! lol Raspberry Rabbits is sponsoring me. Im a follower of you and Janes site.

    ReplyDelete
  42. Hi again. I am a new follower to Grandmama's Stories blog/Gmama Jane. She sent me here to enter into the contest. Hope this is all right.
    Teresa

    ReplyDelete
  43. I'm a wantobe- working on my first quilt with borrowed equipment and a few things found on craigslist! I'm registered with amy@diary of a quilter. Thanks! Oh, and I'll be following everyone you suggest. I love getting ideas!

    ReplyDelete
  44. Thank you sew much for your doll disclosure. I am thinking of making some and you sew inspired me. Of course I foolow jane, she rocks!

    ReplyDelete
  45. Hello!

    I'm visiting from Ellison Lane Quilts (also where who I'm registered with). I love your story and it really goes to show you can't knock something until you try it! I visited Jane's blog (I follow both of you now) and I especially loved the background music. :) Thanks so much for all the work you put into the blog and this wonderful giveaway!

    Alisha

    ReplyDelete
  46. Love your blog. I tried to grab the badge yesterday, but never could get it to go on my blog. Can't wait to see who the first winner will be. Happy stitching...I'm out and about to spend time with my mom.
    Beckie in Brentwood, TN

    ReplyDelete
  47. Oh Samm, What a ride it has been! How I loved to listen to you squeal with delight as you got sponsor after sponsor to join your campaign. The quilting world will never be the same now that you are in it! Thank you for allowing me to go along on the ride with you. So much giggling and fun! Good luck Wantobe's!!!

    ReplyDelete
  48. Enjoy your blog and Jane's. I check in on your site everyday! Thanks for all you do and thanks to Jane also.

    ReplyDelete
  49. I am just starting with quilting. I needed something to do while being on medical leave from firefighting/paramedic job because of knee injury and while my husband is deployed to Kuwait for a year( something to keep my mind off of him not being home) I am a follower of Amy @ Diary of a Quilter and yours. I just joined jane's blog.I have sent Amy @ Diary of a Quilter my info. Thank you for doing these giveaways

    ReplyDelete
  50. I am so excited that Aug 1 finally got here. Thank you so much for doing this for this beginner. I found about this from Jane's Quilts. Margaret Erb

    ReplyDelete
  51. Thanks Madame Samm, but you need to post a second cup of coffee with that much to read! I ran out before I even hit the middle. I love the doll story, (I am also a doll person) and your quilts are great. I'm afraid if I had a foot pocket I'd end up tripping when I jumped up to get the phone.

    ReplyDelete
  52. Thank you for this amazing giveaway. Thank you to the sponsors too. I follow your blog and also Diary of a Quilter. Pick me! Pick me!

    ReplyDelete
  53. Hello, Madame Samm!
    Brilliant idea!
    I'm your fan and Insights From SewCalGal blog!
    This will be fun!
    A hug!

    ReplyDelete
  54. I'm working on my very first quilt and it is a learning experience! I found this campaign through Corrie @ Quilt Taffy

    ReplyDelete
  55. I'm a wantobe quilter and a follower of Shell's at Raspberry Rabbits
    Mary Beth
    marybeth.ticknor@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  56. Good morning!!! This is a test to see if my email will show up! ;)
    Hugs!
    Christina

    ReplyDelete
  57. Bless you Madamme Samm!!!! I can comment now!!!
    I am A L I V E !!!!
    Hugs to you and Brenis for giving me help in getting Google to cooperate!!!
    All the best and hugs,
    Christina / Brenis

    ReplyDelete
  58. Okay...I'm not sure if my comments from few minutes ago made it through so I'm going to try this again:) I've missed a few days commenting on this blog but for a good reason. My 21 year old niece was given a birthday trip to New York City and invited me...her 51 year old aunt to go with her. We had an amazing time and saw more things than I can remember....Times Square, Battery Park, the Empire State Building, the Plaza Hotel, Central Park including a carriage ride, China Town with foot massages, Little Italy, Tiffany's, etc. But the most impressive and moving sight for me was going to the construction site of the Twin Towers....seeing those buildings reaching into the sky again to declare our strength and determination as nation was humbling. I hope to go back once the Memorial is completed.
    Now back to quilting...I'm a new quilter and I love the orange. It's so bright and cheerful. I've been able to come to this site because of my sponsor and good friend Freda from The Adventures of the Empress of the Universe. She has been very helpful and encouraging while I learn this new skill. Again thank you for the opportunity to be a part of this give away...and yes, I hope to win something to help me along the way. Thanks! ~~Deborah~~

    ReplyDelete

You think they are just words...they are sew much more than that...your wee messages tell me, you are kind, smart and important...