Friday, December 9, 2011

Gingher Shears Giveaway

From me to you this holiday season....


 Gingher 7" Knife Edge Dressmaker Shears

Guess what? I was given these 7" Gingher scissors and I already have a similar pair.   I figure that 'tis the season of giving, so this is my holiday gift to one lucky reader.

I love my shears!  You'll love this pair too.

To enter:  just leave a nice comment!

Comments will be open until Friday, December 23rd at 11:59 Pacific Standard Time.
International entries are welcome.

Additional entries:
  • Become a new follower of  Serendipity Handmade via Google Friend Connect
  • Like Serendipity Vintage on Facebook
  • Follow me on Twitter and tweet about this giveaway (be sure to use @SerendipityVint in the tweet)
  • Blog about this giveaway (be sure to leave a link to the blog post in the comment) 
Don't forget to leave a way for me to contact you (like an email address!). Winner will be chosen by random number, as always, and announced on December 24th. Good luck!

176 comments:

  1. Wow! What a great giveaway! I'd love these. :) Man, if it's not fabrics I'm drooling over, it's scissors. :)

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  2. What a terrific giveaway... love a pair of wonderful shears dedicated only to fabrics... count me in!

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  3. I have been a follower for awhile.

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  4. I happily 'liked' Serendiptity Vintage on Facebook.

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  5. I love my shears. I have a friend who's getting started and these would make a perfect gift.

    marrok AT g mail dot com

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  6. Thanks for hosting this giveaway

    serenap95(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  7. I am following using GFC


    serenap95(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  8. I am following on Twitter

    username - serenap95


    serenap95(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  9. I would love those scissors. Lovely giveaway, Happy Holidays, Beth

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  10. Man! I would love these scissors! Every time I turn around my boyfriend is grabbing my decent pair of fiskars to do something ungodly with.

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  11. Thank you for the giveaway Collette! :) Please count me in! xo

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  12. My cloth scissors just got abducted (by dog, by aliens, by husband, by clutter---you choose), so this would be a livesaver

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  13. Great giveaway; I bought a left-hand pair of these for my left-handed daughter many years ago. I still make do with a not nearly as nice (brand not to be named) pair for myself and would be thrilled to win.

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  14. Fantastic - just what I need. My scissors are in sad shape!

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  15. I really need a new scissors mine are so old

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  16. I would love to win new scissors! Thanks for the nice giveaway!

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  17. I Like Serendipity Handmade on FB!

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  18. Oh, yes, please enter me in your give-away drawing...My shears have seen better days...I believe that someone in the house....not mentioning any names;-) .... May have used them on, horror of all horrors, paper!!!! Thanks so much for this chance to forgive and forget;-)))

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  19. Ginghers are the very best. Thank you for this giveaway. I looked at your tutorial on Swedish Weaving and found it quite interesting. I'll have to try it after the holidays. mkm.ky.abc!gmail.com

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  20. Scissors! Thanks for this great giveaway!

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  21. Have yourself a merry little Christmas!

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  22. I'd love a pair of these! Can not get them over here!

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  23. Following and Tweeted on Twitter:)

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  24. I would love to win a pair of these!! I am a new follower.

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  25. I am following you on Twitter - yay!!

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  26. I tweeted @mimistarquilter
    Thanks for the chance!!

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  27. I have a friend who only uses Gingher's. I've never used them so would love to win this pair. There's nothing like a great pair of scissors! Thanks for your generosity.

    Nancy

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  28. A girl can never have too many scissors!! :) I've never had a pair of really good scissors, so this would be fab! Thx for the opportunity.

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  29. I am a new follower of Serendipity Handmade on Google Friend Connect

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  30. Your blog was so fun to explore. It was really interesting to see all the patterns & hand stitching tutorials. My favorite part is the fortunate finds. I had a blast with that section. I'd love to win shears for my quilting.

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  31. I am not a huge sewer, but when I want to make anything requiring fabric,especially fat quarters, You just have to have quality scissors. And you must hide them from other members in your household!! Thanx so much for the opportunity to win a pair.

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  32. That's a nice pair of scissors! Thanks a lot!

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  33. Oh! New GOOD scissors are on my list to Santa cause I have been a good crafter all year!

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  34. Thank you for the nice giveaway! Those scissors will last a lifetime.

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  35. You gotta have the right tools, always makes the project go smoother.

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  36. My blog is following your blog now!

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  37. Please count me in! I'm so happy to have found your website :)

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  38. I would so happily use these. They would be delightful! Happy Holidays.

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  39. what a generous gift! two sewing machines will be gifts this year..scissors? what scissors? i totally forgot about scissors. i would love to be gifted these. whoever the lucky winner is~ congrats & thank you for the giveaway!!

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  40. I "liked" Serendipity Vintage on Facebook =)

    angellycherries@yahoo.com

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  41. Thank you for the generous giveaway! =D

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  42. I am a follower of Serendipity Handmade =)

    angellycherries@yahoo.com

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  43. Thank you for such a wonderful giveaway. Happy Holiday to You and Yours.

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  44. Thank you for the giveaway. I love a good pair of shears. =)

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  45. I have a pair of these...they are wonderful!!! Thanks for the giveaway! Blessings!!!

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  46. WOW! so many comments, so many followers! Like sewing machines, you just can't have too many fabulous, quality shears/scissors. I would be ecstatic to be the winner! and if I'm not, well, I send my congrats to the lucky one!

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  47. I could certainly use a good pair of sissors! Would love to have these show up in my stocking this year. :) Thanks.
    sweepster49 at comcast dot net

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  48. Wow, such a fantastic giveaway, I had asked Santa to bring me a pair :)

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  49. those are some awesome shears. fingers crossed!

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  50. Hi, I would love to have these Shears. I have the rotary cutter and just LOVE it. I have blogged about you on http://centergranny.blogspot.com/ my blogspot, joined on Google Friends, as well as on the friend connect. Could not find you on FB and the link above doesn't work :( as well as leaving a comment here. Never have won anything like this, but who knows. I look forward to following you in 2012~ Hope you have a Merry Christmas. sisgray_71@yahoo.com

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  51. The one thing my mom has asked for for Christmas is a good pair of scissors! These would be perfect!

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  52. I fb liked Serendipity Vintage from my professional fb page (kiss me awake)!

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  53. I'm following you on twitter and tweeted! (from @kissmeawakeshop)

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  54. I am a follower, scissors are so important in sewing and especially good ones.

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  55. Love looking at your vintage section!!

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  56. I have been looking for some goo sheers for so long!!!! Kinda hard to find in my neck of the woods. What a great giveaway!

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  57. tweeted about the giveaway on twitter https://twitter.com/#!/Summie20/status/145892467303124992

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  58. What a great giveaway!! You must know that, everywhere, unhappy crafters are finding their good fabric shears covered in frozen juice goo and other assorted bits of crud... like at my house!!

    xo
    Catherine

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  59. Wow what a generous offer. I have been using my mothers good fabric shears for over 40 years (yes I get them sharpened, too often). What a treat to own my own pair 4**** pair.

    I am following on Facebook too

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  60. This is a generous giveaway, one to be truly appreciated. My mother gave me a pair of shears when I went away to school over 40 years ago. After much good use and 2 children who would use the most visible scissors for any purpose, I could put a new pair to good use. Have a wonderful holiday season. Cathleen

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  61. What a generous gift! I've never owned a really good pair of scissors - I'd love to know what it is like to own such a find.

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  62. I would love to have a pair of these amazing shears. Thank you for wonderful giveaway!

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  63. Nothing like a great pair of scissors.

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  64. You are such an awesome crafter!!!!! Don't we all think of others before our selves!!!! I would love a pair of these scissors! It looks like alot of crafters would.....good luck on deciding!

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  65. Thank you for the chance to enter this great giveaway! I found you through Craft Gossip and liked you on FB. I can't wait to chck out the rest of your site!

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  66. These are actually on my Christmas list. I've been using my mother's left handed scissors because I can't afford a pair of my own right now. Oddly, I am left handed but cut right.

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  67. Thanks for the giveaway. I would love these shears :)

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  68. A good brand of scissors is a luxury-thankyou for this giveaway!

    Elaine R
    emrosser@shaw.ca

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  69. Liked Serendipity Vintage on Facebook.

    Elaine R
    emrosser@shaw.ca

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  70. This is great! Please count me in, thanks!
    ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

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  71. I've never had a nice pair of scissors - this would be wonderful!

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  72. nothin` better than quality sissors...i'm in...nice site...just found you...i'll be back...merry xmas...play well...shelley

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  73. I would love to win these Gingher scissors.

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  74. Great give-away...lots of great ideas on your site...thanks

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  75. I am new to your site, I appreciate all the wonderful stuff you promote, and especially the wonderful give-aways.
    Thank you

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  76. I am really in need of a decent pair of scissors, I usually have to put up with the kitchen ones and they are the best you can get. So I would love to win this giveaway, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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  77. I need new scissors after catching my 13 year old cutting wire with mine!

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  78. Thanks for the give away! Merry Christmas!

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  79. So nice of you to host a giveaway with the extra pair! Happy Holiday!!

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  80. What a wonderful giveaway. Thank you!!!

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  81. I am a follower on google GFC. Thank you!!

    Merry Christmas!!! Happy Sewing!!!

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  82. Thank you so much for a generous giveaway! Gingher shears are heavenly. :)

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  83. I too am guilty for letting my scissors get to old lol
    It's quite funny how i am with my scissors as i have two little munchkins they only real sewing time i het is at night when they are sleeping so i am often sleepy and my scissors have become my "friend" lol i talk to them and more often latley tell them off for not working properly lol lol lol. They are looking a little sorry for themselves and i am sounding a little loopy lol lol lol
    Thnaks for a chance at a great giveaway!!:)

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  84. my sciccors are probably 30 years old and I would love a new pair like these

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  85. I love shears. I use them everyday. I have found so many uses for my pinking shears that I normally wouldn't have thought of. Thanks for the chance to win some nice shears.
    Glenda M

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  86. This is so great! Thanks for sharing.

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  87. What a generous giveaway. One of my resolutions for 2012 is to set up my sewing machine and get back at sewing. This would be a perfect addition.

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  88. I love Ginghers and would love to gift my daughter with these. Thanks!

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  89. Such an awesome giveaway from such a wonderful blog :)

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  90. I could use a new pair. The ones I have were my mom's - they're at least 25 years old and not working so well.

    palershade(at)gmail(dot)com

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  91. Good scissors are hard to find. These will be a wonderful giveaway. Thanks for your generosity.

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  92. Gingher scissors are really good. What a nice giveaway.

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  93. a nice givaway and i just became a follower

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  94. Ooh, what a great giveaway! I've always heard wonderful things about Gingher shears, but have never owned a pair.

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  95. I have been slowly replacing all my scissors with Ginghers for a few years now. There's just nothing like the quality, but I don't have any this large. Thanks for such an awesome giveaway. :D

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  96. My home ec. teacher introduced me to these scissors back in the 1960's. They are wonderfful and last many years, but I would love to be entered into this give-away. Thanks for the chance. Sarah

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  97. I'm also following your blog.

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  98. Gingers are the best!! I would love to win a pair, please count me in!

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  99. I am just learning how to sew and everyone tells me I must have Gingers! What a great giveaway!

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  100. I'm a new follower on GFC! (Found you through Craft Gossip.)

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  101. You certaining practice the meaning of Christmas.
    Thanks for sharing!

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  102. What an awesome giveaway! Merry Christmas! ;)

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  103. There is nothing more lovely for an avid sewer than a fine pair of scissors. Thanks for this opportunity to win a pain. Happy Holidays. :)

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  104. I am your Google Friend following as kui900

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  105. I am following you on Twitter as Meecee

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  106. how wonderful.. you know i dont think i have ever used a really good pair of shears

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  107. What a great giveaway!! Merry Christmas!

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  108. I'd sure love to win me a pair of these awesome sheers! I love to sew but never have had a good pair of scissors. :)
    thank you for giving me an opportunity! :)

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  109. Oooo I could put these shears to work. Lol thank you for sharing.

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  110. Oh, boy, I could really use these! Found your blog on Craft Gossip.
    michelle.wanderingstill@gmail.com

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  111. So glad I found your blog and shop! Thanks for the chance to win those great shears!

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  112. Wow, what a great pair of shears ... hope to be the lucky one.

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  113. I would love to win! Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  114. so sweet of you to give these away...thanks for the chance!

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  115. lovely giveaway, as is the wreath surrounding them ....

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  116. I could really use a good pair of scissors! Thanks for the chance!

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  117. I love giveaways!! Plus my brother has my ginghers (GASP!!!)

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  118. Are these really worth their price tag.

    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

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  119. GFC Follow.

    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

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  120. To win these would be 'shear' fun! Thanks for the chance to win~ Happy Advent~
    micupoftea@aol.com

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  121. Oh what a 'shearific' giveaway. Please pick me :P

    josanne.mitchell@gmail.com

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  122. I LOVE your blog! Love everything about it!

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  123. What a lovely giveaway. Merry Christmas!

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  124. How kind of you to give away such a nice pair of scissors!
    Thank you for the chance to win. :)
    Merry Christmas!

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  125. I used to have a pair of gigham shears, and of course they are no where to be found. I loved them and am very sad I dont have them. I hope I am the winner of these and will treasure them always.

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  126. Love your blog! What a nice present it would be to win a pair of Ginghers

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  127. I follow on twitter (and tweeted)

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  128. My teenagers would really like me to win these so I will quit complaining about how they ruined my "good" scissors. :) Thanks for hosting such a generous give away.

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  129. I also became a follower of your site. I'm so glad I found it!

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  130. What a great giveaway of these awesome scissors! Merry Christmas!

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  131. I would love these! The kids are always taking my scissors to cut cardboard. I would have to hide these away if I won!

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  132. Thanks I love Gingher products, I wish I can win ^^

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  133. I have been wanting a nice pair of scissors and these fit the bill perfectly. Very kind of you to offer them.

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  134. These shears look awesome!! Thanks for sharing.

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  135. Those are great scissors... I also liked on FB thanks!

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  136. I had some of these years ago and loved them. They are nice and I would like to win them. I will tweet about this giveaway.
    Jo

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  137. I'd love to win a pair of Gingher Shears! They are actually on my Christmas list this year (as they were on my list last year).

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  138. I'm a new follower of your blog via Google Friend Connect.

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  139. I would LOVE to have a nice pair of scissors! Thank you for the nice thought of sharing.
    Christy
    botm2@yahoo.com

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  140. happy holidays - great giveaway

    bodhibearinfo/gmail

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  141. My hubby is always complaining that we don't have a good pair of scissors! I would love to win this to shut him up! LOL!!!!! JK! But it would be great to have! Thanks for the chance!
    Angie
    14earth at gmail dot com

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  142. I follow you via GFC.
    Angie
    14earth at gmail dot com

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  143. I follow you via Twitter as FotoMacro and tweeted here: https://twitter.com/#!/FotoMacro/status/149514569084174336
    Angie
    14earth at gmail dot com

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  144. I like you via FB as Tofu Fairy.
    Angie
    14earth at gmail dot com

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  145. How nice of you to give away these shears!

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  146. "a nice comment" :) just kidding. Thank you so much for having this giveaway!

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