Left: The Orange Owl Gift Basket including soap made right in Vermont at the Orange Owl, soap dish handmade from reclaimed wood, vegan body butter, vegan bath salt, and a one lip balm. The winner will receive his/her choice of each product just visit: The Orange Owl
! The Orange Owl provides all-natural, handmade products that will leave you feeling extraordinary made in an eco-friendly, socially-conscious manner.
WINNER: 21. Gabi J (1555-5887-1-4997256-5529350)
Right: Bracelet and Earring Set designed and handcrafted by Lush Beads
of Lowell, Massachusetts. Liz Stewart creates each piece in her shop located at the Western Avenue Studios in Lowell.
WINNER: 84. Alison (1555-5887-1-5033436-5572056)
Left: Hand embroidered wishbone stitch necklace by The Merriweather Council
. We have an embroidered piece by The Merriweather Council and our lives are the better for it!
WINNER: 50. Betz (1555-5887-1-5014267-5548838)
Right: Waxed canvas lunch tote by Redstaggerwing Designs
. As seen in Apartment Therapy's the kitchn
. Winner selects color!
WINNER 16. Cathleen O'Connell (1555-7927-1-4991345-5522838)
Left: Hand-dyed merino wool fingering weight yarn: 440 yds / 400m, 100g. Colorway: Concord &
Handspun 2-ply yarn mix of wools, sparkle & more: 319 ft (106+ yds) / 97+ m, 3.2 ozs. (MIX TAPE VII) by rhinofluff aka migration goods
(I've knit with rhinofluff's yarn and it is spectacular!)
WINNER: 55. Sally/Mommers (1555-7927-1-5014707-5549375)
Right: Miles Lewis Peck House, located in Bristol, Connecticut. His 1881 house, on
Summer Street in Bristol, was designed by his brother, the Waterbury
architect Theodore Peck. This historic home hand printed pillow is by Not Without Merrit
. Image printed on pre-washed twill with envelope enclosure back.
WINNER: 75. Katt (1555-7927-1-5023432-5559901)
a blend of superwash and tencel hand-dyed by Dirty Water Dyeworks
100% Superwash Blue Faced Leicester hand-dyed by Dirty Water Dyeworks.
A skein of each in the color of the winner's choice!
WINNER: 28. Kristina Shaughnessy (1555-7927-1-4999696-5532074)
Left: Daisy Janie organic canvas & Geo Grand Patchwork Pillow
by Jan DiCintio from her award-winning Fall Quilt Market Booth. We are proud to carry Jan's Daisy Janie
fabrics in the shop and can't believe she gave this pillow up!
WINNER: 69. MollyGreer (1555-7927-1-5019061-5554431)
Right: Cloud9 Fabrics
Owl Pillow (blue or pink) & 8 pc fat quarter bundle (selected by Cloud9). This owl pillow is made from Cloud9 Organic Flannel and is all kinds of awesome.
WINNER: 35. Susan Arnott (1555-7927-1-5006835-5540223)
Left: Made in Lowell Pincushion Ring
- Chocolate & Strawberry. Liz created this ring in response to many "folks at craft shows requesting a pincushion ring". Pins included! Use it and wear it with pride.
WINNER: 7. Alexis Deise (1555-5887-1-4972899-5502937)
Right: To Boldly Fold: Follow Your Heart Cards (4 pack)
created by Melissa Chao. Melissa is also the co-mastermind behind The Handmade Campaign
: bringing awareness and excitement for making to the "world"!
WINNER: 41. Nick Zavediuk (1555-7927-1-5010161-5544001)
Above: Yoga Mat Bag Sewing Pattern by Needle and Spatula
. I had the pleasure of meeting Kate just last weekend while she was visiting Cambridge.
WINNER: 43. Holly Rossi (1555-5887-1-5013332-5547689)
Above: Free-Motion Applique Messenger Bag Pattern by Needle and Spatula
. Visit Kate's blog
for interesting patterns, tutorials and more.
WINNER: 14. Annie Rota (1555-5887-1-4988185-5519306)
Above: Super Amazing Awesome Lion Quilt by Maritza of Soto Softies
. Perfect for just about anyone - cotton and felt, backed in a cotton polka dot print. Whoever wins this must let me come over and play, please.
WINNER: 95. Mike (1555-5887-1-5036605-5575825)
Left: Set of "Thank Ewe" cards by Shortcake Scraps
. Hand stamped, hand colored and hand sparkled! And Candice writes a nifty blog
WINNER: 45. Louisehl (1555-7927-1-5014075-5548622)
Right: 2 Skeins of Arden Fingering Weight from Fleur de Fiber
- bottom skein Gem of the Ocean, top skein Bluegrass. Hand painted and hand dyed in Chicago. Content: 80% Superwash Wool/10% Cashmere/10% Nylon (We met Angela just a month or so ago & she was just the nicest person!)
WINNER: 51. Marci (1555-7927-1-5014295-5548867)
Above: Four workhorse yarns from our wonderful Cascade
representative, Warren. Plus a pattern (B&B sock pattern or Cabled Head band) with the corresponding yarn.
WINNER: 64. Mlinden (1555-5887-1-5017204-5552315)
Left: Bowl of Cherries Lunch Set by Sparkle J Designs
. The reversible drawstring lunch bag measures approximately 10 3/4 inches
tall, 5 1/4 inches wide, and 4 1/4 inches deep. Sturdy nickel grommets
are strung with polyester drawstring to keep all your goodies tucked
inside. Includes TWO coordinating napkins, both 16 inches square, top stitched, with tidy mitered corners.
WINNER: 15. Jennifer Roebuck (1555-5887-1-4973355-5503444)
Right: D.I.Y. Felted Wreath Kit by Post Road
. This kit comes with precut felted
squares from repurposed wool sweaters, threaded needle, velvet ribbon
and directions for an easy and satisfying creation. Everything is
packaged in a muslin pouch.
WINNER: 38. Amanda Hooge (1555-7927-1-5008026-5541592)
Above: Fall 2011 Yarn Share
from Juniper Moon Farm
. A blend of premium extra fine Kid Mohair and the softest, finest Merino. You’ll receive a PDF shareholders certificate, daily farm updates on the
blog about what’s going on around the farm, discounts in our online
shop, an invitation to our Shearing Day Celebration and, of course, your
share in the form of yarn. The Share price is for natural (undyed) yarn; you will be give the
opportunity to purchase custom dyeing when the shares are back from the
WINNER: 25. Carlin (1555-7927-1-4997865-5530040)
Left: 4 oz. of hand dyed Blue-faced Leicester wool top by Tanuki Dyework
s. This fiber has been dyed with professional acid dyes and
conditioned for softness. Items made from this fiber should be
hand-washed and laid flat to dry.
WINNER: 53. Jenny (1555-5887-1-5014358-5548936)
Right: Hand pressed and carved black sheep pendant made from buffalo horn by Mike Burke
. Chain is approximately 21" long and is embellished with a wire wrapped amethyst.
WINNER: 32. Tegan Morton (1555-7927-1-5003537-5536473)
Above: Something awesome from Shannon of The Spun Monkey
WINNER: 56. Mimi (1555-7927-1-5014761-5549441)
Above: A craft pack (printed zipper, a button pack, a dishtowel kit, and a screen printed notebook and drawstring pouch) from the wonderful Codi of Iowa City's Home Ec. Workshop
, the stitch lounge my sister-in-law loves. And since it's because of Heather
that I decided to organize this little raffle, it's appropriate that her stitch lounge and LYS is a part of it. If I lived in Iowa City there would be no reason for gather here because Home Ec. is practically perfect in every way.
WINNER: 36. Susan Lay (1555-7927-1-5007750-5541292)
Above: Oliver + S
2 + 2 Blouse & Skirt (size 4) on left WINNER: 39. Deborah Parker (1555-7927-1-5008793-5548465)
& Oliver + S Jump Rope Dress (size 2T) on right WINNER: 19. KBP (1555-7927-1-4995386-5527238)
. Both dresses made from Cloud9 Happy Nursery Fabrics, finished with vintage buttons and handcrafted with care by gather here.
Above: Ella Rae lace merino from Knitting Fever. Exceptionally soft, machine washable, gorgeous dyed colorway.
WINNER: 86. Steffie B (1555-7927-1-5035166-5574133)
Above: Kate Spain terrain & Deb Strain Nature's Gift charm packs from moda. And yes, that is holiday fabric but shouldn't you get a head start on your holiday projects?
WINNER: 46. Pattynubs (1555-7927-1-5014104-5548657)
Left: Stitch Chains by fancy, Susanna Brown
. Winner selects the chain.
WINNER: 11. Ingrid Schorr (1555-7927-1-4984940-5515814)
Right: Elsebeth Lavold's Silky Flamme from Knitting Fever. 50% Peruvian Wool/30% Alpaca/20% Silk
WINNER: 47. Janis (1555-7927-1-5014186-5548749)
Above: A subscription to Knitter's Magazine
thanks to Kimberly
of The Knitting Universe!
WINNER: 2. Rebecca Spainhower (1555-7927-1-4971604-5501474)
Above: Large Plush Toy by Zooguu
! We love Zooguu! We love Jen
! Winner gets to pick the toy - we didn't picture all the awesomeness
that is Zooguu.
WINNER: 66. Petra - Creative Mom (1555-7927-1-5017458-5552647)
Above: Embroidered House Pin by Stray Notions
. Handstitched in Massachusetts by craft superstar, Sharon
WINNER: 62. Susan (1555-5887-1-5016617-5551664)
a special prize for Betty McCoy, my lovely sister-in-law's mother, who lost her home in the Joplin, Missouri tornado. gather here is giving your wonderful daughter, Heather, two skeins of Shibui Sock Yarn. Because you've lost everything and I wish I could have given you a home! WINNER: Betty McCoy/30. Lisa-Ann/Heather (1555-7927-1-5001627-5534322)
After all that I hope you've been inspired to head over to the Red Cross
and make a donation. And then post a comment on the original blog post over here
. For every $10 donated you receive a virtual raffle ticket. The raffle ends at midnight on Tuesday, June 14th and we'll randomly select the winners on Wednesday, June 15th. Thank you all for your generosity, even if you don't know a single person in Joplin, Missouri or anywhere that has been affected by the tornadoes and flooding, please know that you have done a world of good for those who need it most.