To Do Tuesday- Cross Stitch Pattern Review and GiveawayCLOSED

 

Getting to know Tracy (Design Lab 443)

Where are you from? And a little bit about you

I live in a charming town called Webster Groves, about a 15 minute drive from downtown St. Louis. I love the area, most people walk their kids to school and there are a lot of locally owned shops. I have been a freelance Graphic Designer for 9 years, which lets me stay home with my kids. I love to blog, I think of it as a journal, I have a bad memory so this will help me remember all the little things I don’t want to forget about my life. I love to make things, everything… sew, quilt, paint, embroidery, scrapbook, craft, cook. It all feeds my soul!

How did you decide the name for your shop?

My graphic design business is Design Lab 443 so I just used the same name. The “443” is my house number.

How did you learn to embroider?

Self taught through the internet, I love the internet!

What items do you most enjoy making and why?

I love making plushy friends, I love to think of them as becoming a treasured toy and a wonderful childhood memory.

Anything else you would like us to know?

I recently made two fun youtube stop motion videos featuring my plushy friends. It’s another new hobby for me, take a look here…. http://www.youtube.com/user/designlab443
etsy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/designlab443
graphic design: http://designlab443.com/

My Thoughts
I love to cross stitch. I am not very good at it so please don’t judge my stitches. But it has been a hobby of mine since I was a little girl. One day I just decided that I was going to teach myself and so I did. I love Tracy’s pattern. It is nice and easy for a newbie to learn with, or if you already know what you are doing than it is fun and cutesy for you to make for yourself or a loved one. Cross Stitch patterns are not the only wonderful item that Tracy has! She also sales Plushy animals, Paper Items, Pillows, and Soft Sculptures! Tracy’s items are unique and kid friendly and she has many items that can be used for kids of any age! I encourage all of you to check out her wonderful shop. I know that if you are in need of that specialized baby shower gift or a gift for a young loved one she has just the right item for you!
Buy It!
You can go to HERE to purchase Tracy’s Creative items!
Win It!
 
ONE of my lucky readers will win the Sweet Treats Cross Stitch Pattern!
 
Mandatory Entry….Go to designlab443 and tell me another item you would love to own
 
Extra Entries
 
1. Purchase an item from designlab443 (5 entries, 5 separate comments)
 
2. Blog about this leaving a link to this giveaway as well as a link to designlab443 (3 entries, 3 separate comments)
 
3. Heart (favorite) designlab443 etsy shop (2 Entries, leave 2 comments)
 
4. Follow designlab443 Shop Feed
 
5. ReTweet this (leave a link) can be done daily
 
6. Follow me via Google Connect
 
7. Grab My Button
 
8. Let me know where you found this giveaway (2 Entries, leave 2 comments)
 
9. Enter Brandy’s Giveaway at Giveaway Blogdom
 
10. Follow Tracy’s Blog
 
11. Follow Tracy on Twitter
 
I WILL verify each entry! All entries that are not verifiable will be deleted!

Contest will close on Tuesday May 25th at 11:59 p.m. MST and the winner will be chosen via Random.org and notified via e-mail. Giveaway is open WorldWide!

Winner will have 48 hours to reply to my e-mail. If I do not hear back from the winner than another winner will be chosen!

**This was not a paid post and my honest opinion was used. The opinions are solely my own and may vary from others. Thank you, Tracy (designlab443) for supplying the product(s) for the review and giveaway

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