Sunday, June 9, 2013

Hands2Help - Giveaway Winners Announcement!

Hi, all!

Wow!!  I stand amazed at the generosity of quilters - and here's why...

Hands2Help 2011 - 47 quilters, 60 quilts donated
Hands2Help 2012 - 55 quilters, 94 quilts donated
Hands2Help 2013 - 65 quilters, 127 quilts donated!

You guys are absolutely amazing!!!  And I'm very happy to say that after a long afternoon of paperwork, photographing, and a little juggling, each person who linked up last week with a quilt for this year's challenge has won one of the giveaways!  This makes me happy.....  

So here's the list!  Take a look and see what you won!

Vicki of Dotty Jane Quilting and Dyeing is providing 
some of her beautiful hand-dyed fabrics.
Won by Sharon of Vrooman's Quilts!

Sharon of Vrooman's Quilts is chipping in with 
a Fellowship jelly roll and an Ooh La La jelly roll.
Karen P. won the Fellowship jelly roll!
Sally M. won the Ooh La La jelly roll!!

Emily of Em's Scrap Bag is providing three sets of two of her quilt patterns.
The three winners are Loris, Sheila, and Mina!

Diane of DEW Quilting has offered 
a Terrain layer cake, and two sets of an Oasis jelly roll with some coordinating fabric!
The Terrain layer cake goes to Selina!
The two sets of Oasis jelly roll and fabric go to Norma and P.!

Miki of Miki's Fabric Creations has joined in the giving with a $35 gift certificate from The Old Country Store in Pennsylvania!
This gift certificate goes to Carol S.!

Sue of Sue Daurio's Quilting Adventures is offering Sinta Borland's Blogger's Choice fat quarter bundle!
And the winner of Sinta's FQ bundle is Susan M.!

Terri of QuiltNCards has donated five beautiful batik fat quarters!
Kathy S. wins those pretty batiks!

Annie of Annie's Ruby Slipperz is offering three 
 great quilting books, a $30 gift certificate to The Fat Quarter Shop, and a $30 gift certificate to Hawthorne Threads!
Cathy L. wins Scraps Plus One!
Jamie wins Kaffe Quilts Again!
Ann F. wins Modern Designs for Classic Quilts!
Charmaine wins a $30 gift certificate to The Fat Quarter Shop!
Sandra D. wins a $30 gift certificate to Hawthorne Threads!

KatieQ of Katie's Salt Marsh Path is offering an Oasis layer cake!
And the winner is...... April!

And from some anonymous donors...

A copy of Angela Walters' book, Free-Motion Quilting!
Karen G., this one is yours!

Two winners will each receive a ten-FQ bundle of Farmers Market!
These are going to Pat P. and Jennifer L.!

Someone has won a charm pack of A Stitch in Color!
And that someone is Lisa E.!

And two people will each received a charm pack of The Ladies Stitching Club fabric!
Julie K. and Alyx, you are the winners!

One lucky winner will receive three spools of Aurifil thread and a thread sample chart!
This one goes to Carol E.!

Here's a copy of Bend The Rules With Fabric by Amy Karol!
And it's going to.... Rebecca!

And a copy of Hill & Valley Log Cabins... belongs to Anita S.!

A copy of New York Beauty Diversified... going to Connie C.!

A copy of Quick & Easy Hexie Quilts...
Kathy S., you're the winner!

And a copy of Stars 'N Strips Forever!!
This book is going to Kathy D.!

It makes me happy to see participants step up to help promote the Challenge, whether by posting the button, blogging about it, or chipping in with giveaway items.  You guys are awesome!!

And now for our business sponsors...

Kate Spain, who blogs over at The Drawing Board, has donated four ten-fat quarter sets of Verna fabric!!
And the four lucky winners are Kathleen W., Kate R., Deb A., and Ann S.!

Kate Conklin, who blogs over at Kate Conklin Designs, is offering two sets of two of her PDF patterns!
Carolyn J. and Miki W. are the winners!

Amy Smart, who blogs at Diary of a Quilter, is offering one set of three of her patterns, and a Bear Country School layer cake!
Sherry B. wins the patterns!
 Pauline F. wins the layer cake!

Hawthorne Threads is giving three $25 gift certificates!
And the winners are.... Adele, Beth, and Maria!

Green Fairy Quilts is offering a fat eighth bundle of Marmalade!
Jackie L., you win!

The Fat Quarter Shop is chiming in with three $25 gift certificates!
And guess who gets these?  Carla, Irene, and Cindy B.!

Fabrics N Quilts is giving two $25 gift certificates!  
And everyone who donated a quilt can expect an e-mail from Fabrics N Quilts with a special Thank You!!
The two gift certificates go to Rhonda and Shannon W.!

1 Choice 4 Quilting is giving two In From The Cold charm packs!  She also asked me to let you know that she will have coordinating yardage in the shop this Wednesday - what a great way to start your holiday sewing, with a little Kate Spain!!
Come on down, Ann W. and Terri J.!  You're the winners!

And last but certainly not least, FabricWorm is donating a $20 gift certificate to their shop!
And our final winner is Sue D.!

Be sure and check out these great shops and give them your business - they are very generous to help sponsor the Challenge and it's the least we can do!!


Well, that's the end of this year's Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge!  Once again, thank you so much for everything each and every one of you did to help out this year - this is always an amazing experience, but I am just touched beyond words this year.  You all are the best!  

And if you haven't taken a look at the quilts that were made this year yet, be sure to check out the links on last Sunday's post.  It's an amazing group of quilts, sure to touch hundreds of lives and hearts.  Reach around and give yourself a pat on the back!  You've done good!!



PS If you're reading this post and you didn't join in the fun this year, there's always next year!  Just follow my blog and you'll be sure to find out about the 2014 Challenge in time to join in!!


  1. It is all a success because of our wonderful leader - thank you for all you do to put this all together. Yeah, just love those numbers!!

  2. Thank you so very much! You are so very amazing for organizing this. I would love to be able to give as much as you do! Thank you again!,

  3. Thanks for keeping track of all of us and for your hard work for these great causes. Thanks to ALL of our generous sponsors. Quilters are awesome! Can't wait to participate again!

  4. Thank you, thank you, thank you for all of your hard work! We couldn't have donated so many beautiful quilts without YOU! :)

  5. WHOOP WHOOP! Thanks again Sarah for organizing such a wonderful opportunity for us to share our talents and help those around us. Many thanks and it was a lot of fun! I must start now and get ready for next year!!

  6. Thank you Sarah for another year of H2H challenge. We appreciate all the time and effort it takes to make this a huge success. I am already looking forward to next year.

  7. How awesome for all those that donated to win something fun! So happy you had so many quilts donated! Yipee! Kathi

  8. You do an amazing job of pulling everything together for H2H every year and making it so much fun to participate. Thanks for all you do! I'm glad it was a big success, and congrats to everyone!

  9. This was such a great project to participate in. I certainly did not expect to get a prize. I am truly grateful for all those bloggers who donated prizes. What a nice way to share with your fellow quilters.

  10. THANK YOU SARAH!! for being the leader of this event. I am amazed at the amount of quilts donated. How exciting!!! Thank you also for the gift. I can't wait to go SHOPPING!! Thank also to everybody that donated of their time and talents. You will all be blessed because of this!!!

  11. Give YOURSELF a big pat on the back! How cool is it that all those quilts were made and donated. Thank you for all the hard work and time you put into this great project. I can't believe you made it possible that everyone received a prize. How cool is that?
    Great job!

  12. Congratulations to all of us! I really do feel like a winner, and that was before the prizes were determined.
    I have had a couple of my followers tell me they are going to get in on the H2H next year, so prepare for more quilts, Sarah.
    Thanks for a fun quilt along.

  13. Thank you so much for holding the H2H challenge. I enjoyed making the quilt I donated and I hope to participate again next year.

  14. A standing ovation for you, Sarah! Thanks again for all the work you do for this project!


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