Thursday, December 9, 2010

Stuff you need to know....

There's this sweet person who has become an even sweeter cyber-friend to me over the past year. Her name is Tracey and she blogs over at TraceyJay Quilts. If you are a peruser of blogs off my sidebar, then you may have visited her at some point. We are in the midst of a private doll quilt swap, Tracey and I. If truth be told, it's mostly Tracey in it at the moment. She got all inspired and finished my quilt already! I can't wait to see it in real life.

Doll quilt for Krista
photo by Traceyjay

Tracey has had several gorgeous projects featured on the Moda Bake Shop and is a supremely thoughtful swap partner. She makes the prettiest things! I plan to make her something pretty in return once Christmas and my two kids' birthdays are past (who has 2 kids in the week after new year's? Crazy people, that's who).


What you need to know is this:

(1) Tracey is giving away an Accuquilt GO! cutter on her blog RIGHT NOW. I don't really want you to enter and potentially win my GO! cutter, but in the event you really want one too, I suppose you could enter the give away here.

(2) Tracey founded an online charity initiative called Quilt Hope In (and, in this sense, the word quilt is a verb. I know that because I asked. I wasn't getting it!). If you are a quilter and would like to do something to help orphans in Haiti, you can donate a quilt to this Etsy charity shop. If you are an admirer of quilts, then soon you will be able to visit the shop and buy a quilt! 100% of proceeds go to Heartline Ministries , who are working tirelessly in Haiti.

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Congratulations Tracey, on your inspiration and commitment to do something about it! Thanks for giving all of us the opportunity to help.


felicity said...

I love Tracey's work, too. And the whole Quilt Hope In is just incredible. I plan to make something in the new year (who has a kid within 2 weeks of Christmas? Crazy people like me!) to donate.

p.s. Why are you advertising the contest for winning MY Accuquilt Go! Cutter? ;)

ayumills said...

Tracy's quilt for you is really beautiful! You must be very thrilled to know that she is making this for you! I would be! You guys are really making me want to join DQS!

pinksuedeshoe said...

I heart her. A lot. She is just a whole lotta awesome. And I'm pretty sure that was MY Go! you were referring to... just sayin'.

Krista said...

That Tracy, she's amazing! But I can't wait to see what you make for her, because I know it will be awesome as well. I'll head over and try to win that Go! ;)

Diane said...

Thanks for reminding me that I need to go enter the GO giveaway...

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