Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Winner and another giveaway..........

Fall is in the air.  This tree is across the street and is already losing leaves.  Other trees have barely started turning.

Now, for the winner of yesterday's Lapel Stick.  First, I said NO REPLY people would automatically be disqualified.  Image how I felt when the first three comments were all no reply.  Numbers 4 and 5 were too but they put their email in their comment so they were included.  Those of you  NO REPLY with blogger accounts, go to your profile page, click on the Edit Profile button (top right corner), put a check mark in the box after Show my email address, scroll down and SAVE.  If you don't save it, it isn't done.  Those of you with Google+, almost all of you are no reply, I wish I could help you but I don't know how to get your email enabled.

Now for the winner, 19 people were in the drawing.  I did it the old fashioned way of writing names on slips of paper and picking one out of the pile.  The winner is KadyB.
Today anyone in the US can enter.  My second test for the Lapel Stick was for a binding all by machine.  I quilted a little sample of 3 layers and sewed my binding onto the front side.


Then I put a very small amount of the Lapel Stick glue near the fold edge of the binding and pressed it in place with my fingers on the back side of the sample.  Then I stitched from the right side and caught the folded edge with my stitching.  I even glued the corner in place with a very light coating of glue and it didn't move.  I can't stand the idea of a stream of wet glue on my quilts so I was happy with this thin coating of glue stick that doesn't gum up my needle.


Giveaway drawing CLOSED at midnight 9/30/14 

76 comments:

journeying said...

Once again - I LOVE your work! Also your flowers. I use Elmer's glue but would welcome the chance to try a stick that would work because it would be easier to use.
Thank you for a very enjoyable blog.

Carole in Nebraska said...

I'm going through chemo now and would welcome ANY thing that would help me get back to my beloved quilting which has become a chore if I can manage to get to it at all. Your work was the inspiration for my 'cheery quilt' that I take to treatments. No place there for CW repros!

Roxanne said...

I've not tried to finish binding on the machine but am tempted to give it a try with this glue. Thanks!

Mary Ellen said...

I have used ordinary, washable, school type glue stick to good effect. I would be quite interested in trying out the lapel brand given your glowing recommendation!

Anonymous said...

So generous of you. I love seeing your wip and finished quilts. They are an inspiration to me.
Sue dot quilts at Verizon.net

mb-RI said...

I have not been successful with machine applique but enjoy the process of hand work. Perhaps this lapel brand glue stick will help with the machine work. Thanks for the give-a-way!

Jeanie said...

I've never thought of using glue to help keep things in place for binding. Thanks for the chance to give it a try!

Cathy L said...

I love your work! Would love to try the glue stick. Thanks for the chance.

sharon said...

I sound like a copycat, but I do love your work, the colors amaze me. I have corrected my profile so I should not be "no reply" any longer - - would love to win a glue stick, hate pins and need to work on machine sewn bindings.

Fran said...

I have got to try binding by machine! It looks like the lapel stick makes it a breeze. fdemmert at windstream dot net

Dolores said...

If it doesn't gum up your needle, then I'm all for it.

diane said...

Would love to give the glue stick a try.

Michele said...

Thanks for the chance to win. love to give this product a try.

Jean said...

Thanks for a chance to win this product. I like your pictures of nature and your plants Trees are turning and losing leaves here, also, and I'm busy picking up black walnuts.

Mary said...

I would love a chance to try this product. Thanks for hosting the giveaway, Wanda!

Hannah said...

I'd love to try it, thanks.

Stoney said...

Love the idea of help with binding my quilts. This little glue stick is worth a try. Thanks....


spirit dot in dot stoney at gmail dot com

Judy Cloe said...

Would love to try this glue stick on some machine applique.cloe007ATbellsouthDOTcom

Becky said...

Very interesting. I would love to try Lapel Stick. Thanks!!!

LavenderBlue said...

I keep intending to use glue for the binding process. I like the idea of a glue stick much better than wet glue. Thank you for the opportunity.

Mary Uzarraga said...

I have used the elmer's school glue for binding and it was a sticky gooey mess. I would love to try the lapel stick! Thanks!
uzarragam at gmail dot com

Hedy Hahn said...

Would love to have this and try it on some charity quilts I have yet to bind. My email address: hedy.hahnatgmaildotcom

Hedy Hahn said...

Would love to have this and try it on some charity quilts I have yet to bind. My email address: hedy.hahnatgmaildotcom

Jan Hoover said...

I'm in. Never heard of this stuff before and if it's good, hurray. Love the idea of dabbing for binding and tight spots!

Thanks

Jan

Hedy Hahn said...

I would love to try this on my charity quilts I just finished and haven't bound yet. My email address: hedy.hahnatgmaildotcom

Joye with an e said...

This glue looks promising. I would like to try it. Thanks,
Joye

joyecox AT yahoo DOT com

I am not sure if I am no reply or not!

Christine said...

ready to try the glue stick! thanks

patty a. said...

I am with you about the no reply blogger comments. What is the point of even them leaving a comment if they block you from replying? I recently had a giveaway and the winner was a no reply person so therefore they didn't get the prize! I have never tried the Lapel Stick. I will have to try and find a source for them.

Nancy M Stevens said...

I'd love to try this on my hand-buttonhole applique in place of the bonding filament.

nancymstevens@verizon.net

Sewing Up A Storm said...

Wow another cool give away. I have been wanting to try the all done by machine binding. Well I tried it once and did not like the outcome so ripped it out and did it by hand. That looks like a sure fail way to keep it all in place. Would love to try that product as well.

LynneP said...

Great idea to use the stick for binding! Thanks for the chance to win. Read your blog every morning with my morning cup of tea.
jlpfeffer at gmail dot com

Barbara B said...

This looks promising--thanks!

sally in saint paul said...

I would enjoy trying this product. I have avoided machine sewn binding, but will try it now based on your instructions.
Sally
morzil@tcq.net

Jeanne in Ohio said...

I haven't tried this technique. Thanks for the giveaway.

Alice Turcotte said...

I always like to try new products. Have used another glue for appliqué which is so so. Would like to compare. Thank you for the opportunity. Alice
Alvgore. At. Nycap dot rr dot com

Deb said...

Sounds like Lapel Stick can be used different ways. I am interested in trying a new product. Thanks for the giveaway.

Paule-Marie said...

Looks like a great product. Even if I don't win, I will tell my LQS about this product. (so I win anyway) Thank you.

Denise from Sacramento said...

Well I'm signing up just to give something new to try. Until you told us about it, never heard of it.

Needled Mom said...

It would be a great way to tack the binding down for sewing it in place.

Gypsy Quilter said...

Finally a glue stick that works. I'd love to give it a try once my sewing room is set up and running. Thanks for sharing.

Gari in AL said...

Count me in again. I do all my bindings by machine but they do not always come out as neat as yours.

B Hunter said...

I was just in a shop that had it, (can't remember which shop tho), couldn't think of why I wanted to get it... and didn't get it. Now that you have pointed out several 'good' reasons to have it, I wish I did get it!!! And will put it on my list of GETS.

Anonymous said...

Count be in. Anything to make the binding of quilts easier is a winner in my book!
Thanks.

Kay in Kansas

kkarlinATsalpublibDOTorg

Anonymous said...

I meant to say Count me in!

Kay in Kansas

kkarlinATsalpublibDOTorg

Anonymous said...

Thanks for a chance to try the Lapel Stick. Using it for bindings sounds great. Patti
tric99cia at yahoo dot com

Apple Avenue Quilts said...

This a great use for this glue. Thanks for the chance.

Marci said...

I would like to try the lapel stick, looks like it will be great for bindings.
marcih AT kc DOT rr DOT com

As for why people leave remarks that you can't reply to -- maybe they want to tell you how they enjoy your blog, don't really need to reply to that.

Chris Wells said...

Looks like a great tool! Thanks for the chance to win.

cwells3 AT aol DOT com

Debbie said...

I always wanted a chance to see what this Lapel stick thing is all about. (I have a U.S. mailing address.) Thanks, Wanda!

Donna~~ said...

I've been using Elmer's glue (drying it with an iron), so this sounds easier. Would love to give it a try, as I have 4 quilts at the binding stage (just waiting for me)

Phyllis in Iowa said...

Thank you for this giveaway! I've used School Glue and welcome the chance to try something new.

dhoff said...

Lapel stick sounds like the perfect ticket to perfect binding by machine. It certainly would beat pinning. Thanks so much for a wonderful blog that I look forward to early each morning!
dianne gdavidhoffmanatyahoo dotcom

one line lane said...

That's a quick tip for gluing a binding down and glad this product does not gum up the needle. Thank you for the opportunity to win a sample!

Anonymous said...

I'm in Wanda. This sounds easier than the fine tip on a glue bottle. Cari J C_Jimi@succeed.net

barbara woods said...

have to get me some of that.thanks tjwbewatcharterdotnet

Julie in WA said...

What a practical idea, to use a glue when machine binding. I always have problems with the corners!

Carol said...

Would like to try this method of attaching binding. I help out a friend with binding quilts she does for a children's home and do them all by machine. If I don't win this one, please share where we might find this product.

KateKwiltz said...

I think you should start making "No-Reply" t-shirts. :)

Pam said...

Never tried it but I am willing to try it. Thank you for the chance. I believe your word is golden!

Marge said...

Would love to try Lapel Stick on several projects.
Thank you for the opportunity, I have an US postal address.

BRD Girl said...

This is the first time I have read about the Lapel Stick, so I am quite interested - I would love a chance to try one out - it looks like it would work perfectly for many of my sewing/machine embroidery projects. Thanks for the opportunity!

Jean said...

I would love to try that Lapel Stick.
jtruchanATgmailDOTcom

artfilstitch said...

I've never heard of this glue before, would love to try it. Your work is beautiful. Love your Blog.
Thanks,
Libby

artfilstitch said...

If I have posted twice, sorry i goofed.
Love your work.
Libby

Eileen said...

Love your blog! Love the Kaffe fabrics-I'm never happier than when I'm just surrounded by them.
I've never seen this glue before, but would love to give it a try.
Thank you for your generosity doing these giveaways.

Julie said...

Thanks so much for the giveaway offer. I like to try new products.

Anonymous said...

I would be interested in trying this product. I have enjoyed following your blog and your lovely work for quite a long time.

Andrea
andreajohnson730ATgmailDOTcom

pbj fiber marietta said...

I have learned so much from reading your blog! I enjoy looking at all your beautiful quilts. Thanks for the opportunity to win Lapel. Sounds great!

JJM said...

OMG... 68 ahead of me... But I will try again today. The more you tell us about the Lapel Stick the more excited I get.

JJM

cutandsew@q.com

Charlotta said...

I recently had to do a sort of picture quilt - a bird's eye view of the river that runs through the farm where I live, and some of the surrounding fields - a first for me. And I used a glue stitch a lot, to keep the pieces in place. The stick you have would undoubtedly have worked enen much better!

Laura T said...

I've not heard of this nifty glue stick and would love to try it out. I've got quite a bit of binding to do coming up and that sounds great!
LauraT

Pat said...

Lapel stick sounds wonderful. If I don't win I will have to find it at a shop.

Helen@Till We Quilt Again said...

I am all for anything that makes life easier! I would love to try this product.

Diane said...

Sounds like a great product. Love your work!

Diane
dh.wick@gmail.com

Susan Ulrich said...

I love this idea! I'll definitely give it a try! Thanks for this information and giveaway.

Susan Ulrich said...

I enjoy using glue sticks and would love to try the lapel stick. Love your blog, so many inspirations!