Sunflowers in Purple (Blanket No. 56) – up for auction!

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Auction Rules:

1. Please check the latest comment for the latest bid before putting in yours.

2. All bids are placed as comments on this blogpost. All comments will be published instantly in chronological order. 

3. The auction ends at 5.00pm, on Tuesday, 19th August 2014.

4. The winner is to bank in payment no later than 72 hours after the closing time failing which we reserve the right to offer it to the next highest bidder or to reauction. Winners who fail to bank in payment will be barred from participating in future auctions.  

5. You may use a pseudonym when placing your bid, if you wish, but please use a genuine email address as we need to contact you if you win. Your email address will not be displayed.    

6. Please participate responsibly in the spirit of goodwill, honesty and fun!

100% of the winning bid will be channeled to our Fund for the animals.

Do we hear RM150?

The bids as they come in:

19th Aug:

At 12.12pm, PF bids RM250.

18th Aug:

At 6.05am, Liew Wy bids RM180.

mini-P1060296 These appliequed sunflower motifs were sewed by my mum many years ago. We found them in her treasure trove recently and decided we could make good use of them and turn them into a blanket. So we washed the pieces and sewed them together. mum

The applique is handsewn, as are all the bag designs.

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And of course, Ginger helped me design the frame around the sunflowers.

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In the spirit of patchwork where nothing goes to waste, we used whatever cloth we had to match.

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This is a two-layered cotton patchwork without padding in between.

It measures 50 inches by 72 inches.

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 The backing is done by my mum in beige cloth contributed by Agnes and Gerley.

For donation of RM150, you get to help a dog’s neutering or a cat’s plus two vaccinations. Neutering and vaccinations go a long way for a street animal. It’s their most basic medical need. We cannot adopt every street animal, but we can get them neutered and vaccinated and hope they lead a safe and reasonably happy life with the help of their caregivers.

Anyone’s birthday coming up? This would make a lovely gift for a loved one. The blanket tells a story – a very meaningful one too!

100% of the winning bid is channeled to our Fund for the animals. All materials and workmanship are contributed by my mum, Agnes, Gerley and me. 

Happy bidding and thank you very much for your kind support!

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