Friday, April 5, 2013


Guess what....
I won a prize in the "Message in a bottle" challenge.

Marjolein Mieras
3rd Runner-Up (Experienced): 25.00 Gift Certificate to the website
Copy of Pat Winters 2013 Crazy Quilt Calendar

The winning pieces can be admired here.

More close up pictures are here.

Very special is the piece by Vivienne Garforth.
She made a storybook including a real message.
She also has a beautiful blog.


  1. Congratulations on your very special win. I adore your "Message in a Bottle" CQ. Creative Hearts are Happy Hearts Dear...

  2. Congratulations! I have enjoyed looking at the process you took to make this wonderful piece.

  3. Congratulazioni per questo premio che è meritatissimo!!!

  4. Congratulations! It is indeed a wonderful quilt as you did an amazing job on it.

  5. Congratulations! I KNEW you would do well! Had I been one of the judges I would have put you higher up as I think you have shown great skill in making the most of the kit.
    Enjoy the honour and the winnings.

  6. Congratulations! I still think yours was one of the best. Some of the others were too busy for my taste. The fold out book was exceptionally stunning!
    Cath @ Bits 'n Bobs

  7. a well deserved award. we have all enjoyed following your jopurney, weel gone and congratulations.
    Good to see Nicki also got an award for hers.

  8. Congratulations Marjolein! It's a well-deserved award, and I really enjoyed all your blog posts showing how it all came together. Enjoy your prize, and thanks for all the wonderful eye candy!

  9. Congratulations Marjolein!!
    I'm happy for you!!!!
    Your " Message in the bottle " is WONDERFUL!

  10. Congratulations Marjolein! Well done... Am off to see photos.

  11. Congratulations and firm hugs to you, that's so good that you won a prize. I knew you would. Your beautiful picture is showing so much peace and calm that it is good to look at it.

  12. ... and thank you for drawing attention to Vivienne Garforth, to her blog. It is extraordinarily interesting and beautiful to see and read.

  13. Congratulations Marjolein! I love your Message in a Bottle entry! You did a beautiful job in using all of the elements in the kit and created a calm, serene "I want to take a walk in that picture" entry. I'm looking forward to seeing what Thearica has in store for us for the next challenge.

  14. congratulations! Very well deserved

  15. Congratulations - your entry is so thoughtful, inspired and very well done it is a complete textile work of art :)


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