With unaccustomed efficiency, I shut off the comments to the previous post at 12:04 New York Time, and promptly drew the winners. The stitch dictionary was such a huge favorite (this is a knitting blog, come to think of it) that it took 7 more draws until the random magic struck someone who wanted the sewing book, fab as it is (we’re not worthy).
The winners, blogless both, are:
400 Stitches That Could Change Your Life and Make You See Double goes to Mimi (I think the only Mimi who competed).
A Sewing Book That Could Change Your Life and Make You Go On a Diet goes to Evelyn (the Evelyn who has “mama” in her email address). I am emailing both winners.
Mimi and Evelyn: don’t be surprised if there are a few tooth marks (Olive’s) and tear stains (mine), as we are both a little sad to see these tasty gems leave the Maison de Oui Oui. (Olive’s photo pose is always “Utter Despair/Life Is Not Worth Living”, but this time she has a reason.)
For those who long to hear how Rhinebeck went for us, Bonne Marie and Gale can give you a full picture. The only thing they left out was how we bit our lips to hold back the tears when we realized that there were a lot fewer Utilikilts on the grounds this year. Skirty-boys: see you in 2010? Please?
Don’t jump, Olive! The publisher will send more books, I promise!