It’s My Birthday and I Have Some Gifts to Give Away!

starIt’s my 34th birthday today! And a strange birthday it’s shaping up to be. My husband was scheduled for a minor outpatient procedure yesterday, but then they called and bumped him to today. I firmly told him “this does not count as a birthday gift!” He’s having what most guys might refer to as the *snip snip* procedure today.

Anyway, I’d like to give away some gifts today! This will be a quick and easy contest, you can enter by using the contest widget below.

I’m giving away 5 free access passes to the 2013 Ornament Pattern Club!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Giveaway begins December 27th and ends at Noon January 3rd – winners will be posted here on January 4th

2013 Ornament Pattern Club registration is only open until January 6th – we’ll start sending out the patterns January 7th. Remember, registration closes on the morning of the 7th! You’ll be able to purchase patterns individually later on, but registering for the club gets you all the patterns automatically delivered at about half the price πŸ˜‰

Happy Stitching!

FAQ from the comment section:

Will there still be time to register for the 2013 Ornament Pattern Club if we don’t win a slot in the giveaway?

YES! Contest will end January 3rd and registration is open until January 6th – first pattern goes out January 7th.

Can we enter and win even if we’ve already purchased a spot in the Ornament Club for the year?

YES! If you’ve already purchased and your name is drawn as a winner you will have the option to either receive a full refund of your membership fee or to gift your second slot to someone of your choosing.

About Loretta

Passionate stitcher. Mom of four amazing young men. Wife to a comic book geek who makes me smile every day. Transcriptionist by trade. Gluten-free by necessity. Writer at heart. Seeker of knowledge and reader of novels. Dreamer of big colorful creative dreams.


  1. Sherry via STNA's Facebook Fan Page says:

    Happy Birthday!!

  2. Thanks for offering the contest! Happy 2013!

  3. Thank you! <3

  4. Happy New Year! is facebook the only way to enter the contest? I would like to enter, but don’t have facebook or twitter.

    • It is not the only way to enter – there are several options up above, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and/or leaving a comment here on Stitching the Night Away – you can do one of the items on the list or all of the items on the list πŸ˜‰

  5. Thanks for the giveaway and having an awesome site! Fingers crossed that I’ll win, and not just because the 4th is *my* birthday. πŸ™‚

  6. Joseph via STNA's Facebook Fan Page says:

    Happy Birthday! Enjoy!

  7. Cherie via STNA's Facebook Fan Page says:

    Happy Birthday!

  8. Thanks for the giveaway! Where!

  9. I’ve shared the contest and I would certainly consider that a partial birthday present! πŸ™‚

  10. Happy Birthday to yoooooooooouuuuuu!! Have a marvelous day.
    Thanks for the chance at a giveaway!!
    I have been thinking I need to do some ornaments, this might just push me over the edge if I win!!!

  11. This would be an excellent thing to win, especially as stash money is very tight for me. What a wonderful thing for you to do! Good luck to your DH with his snip, snip! May he have no complications and little pain or discomfort.

    • Thank you πŸ™‚ The doctor does prescribe some pain killers just in case, but they said most guys are feeling back to normal within just a day or two, so hoping for a good result.

  12. What a nice birthday gift to us! Happy Birthday and do enter my name in the draw please.

  13. Came over from Stitchnmomma who mentioned your club. Neat that you’re giving away a spot. Would love to do more Cross stitch this coming year! πŸ™‚

    • I love doing the ornament club because it keeps *me* motivated as well. I don’t think I’d have nearly as many finishes without the support and encouragement of the group!

  14. Happy birthday!

  15. Happy Birthday!

  16. RoseMary via STNA's Facebook Fan Page says:

    happy birthday, hope it is a good one, and hope you get spoiled!

  17. Thank you! <3

  18. Henny via STNA's Facebook Fan Page says:

    Very happy birthday with many more to come!

  19. Mike Stewart says:

    Loretta, Congratulations on another trip around he sun, here’s hoping the next one will be just as blessed. I also hope your hubby’s procedure goes well. I’ll add him to the prayer list. Peace and hugs from PA! πŸ™‚

  20. I’ve enjoyed your posts on facebook for a number of months now. They have have inspired me to keep up with all the crafts I’m working on, not just the cross stitch ones. Thanks!

  21. Happy Birthday πŸ˜€

  22. Could I be entered into the contest even if I have already paid? Thanks. Enjoy the newsletters.

    • Sure!

      If your name is drawn you can either gift the free pass to someone else or you can receive a refund of your purchase πŸ˜‰

  23. Happy Birthday! Hope its one filled with joy!

  24. Thank you for the birthday wishes for me and the well wishes for my husband today ~ he just got home a few minutes and everything went well with no complications πŸ™‚

  25. Happy Birthday, Loretta! Today is my 44th birthday.

    • Well, my post shows up as being the 28th but my birthday is the 27th, same as your’s.

      • Happy Birthday to you too!

        Funny story… I share my birthday with my cousin, he’s older by two
        years though. My mom’s birthday is the 26th and my best friend’s
        birthday is the 28th. It’s kind of a crazy birthday week for me πŸ™‚

  26. Happy Birthday and thank you for a chance to win your drawing.

  27. Happy birthday. πŸ˜€

  28. I love your website & designs. Thank you for the giveaway and happy late birthday!

  29. Love the stuff you do Loretta!

  30. A very Happy Birthday to you!
    I hope your husband recovers quickly and then he can take you out for a night on the town;)


    • Thank you Debbie πŸ™‚
      He’s doing really well today already, we made a quick trip to the grocery store and he did some light walking, we’ll try a little more activity tomorrow. I think by Monday he’ll be back to normal again.

  31. Thanks for the contest Loretta and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

  32. Thanks for the Bday giveaway Loretta! If we don’t win, will there still be time to sign up for the club?

  33. Myrna Hallman says:

    Thanks for the contest! Hope you have a wonderful 2013!

  34. Thanks for this opportunity! I did last year’s ornament club, and it was fun!!!

  35. Happy Birthday! Thanks for a great giveaway! πŸ™‚

  36. What a Great way to share your Birthday!
    Happy Birthday Loretta!!!!

  37. Amaranthology says:

    Oooooooooooooo fingers crossed!

  38. What a great idea! Happy New Year!

  39. great giveaway thank you so much happy holidays

  40. Happy Birthday!!!

  41. Pam Rhodes says:

    Happy Belated Birthday. Hope you got all that you wished for

  42. Hope you had a terrific birthday!!

  43. Happy Birthday!

  44. Terry Forester says:

    Happy Birthday and may the next year be full of blessings. Thanks for the contest.

  45. Marty Askins says:

    Happy Birthday and thank you for the great giveaway. Happy 2013 to everyone!

  46. Marella Troyer says:

    First – Happy Birthday… Hope you have a great one. Also, thanks for the contest.

  47. Barb Brainard says:

    Happy belated Birthday Loretta! I’d love to be entered in your contest. Blessings in the new year.

  48. Thank for the giveaway, and happy birthday! πŸ™‚

  49. Happy Early Birthday to you! I would love the opportunity to be in the ornament club…fingers crossed πŸ™‚ that I win!

  50. Hope you had a great birthday. Thanks for the contest. Oh, and Happy New Year, too! πŸ™‚

  51. Happy Birthday, Loretta! I hope you have a great day.

  52. Can’t wait to see what great tips you have this year!

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