Today I want to celebrate the work of the Free the Bears Fund, started by Perth woman Mary Hutton in 1993.
An amazing group of people working, campaigning and succeeding in alleviating suffering in our fellow creatures.
Beautiful Shell at Raspberry Rabbits has this on her blog
You can judge
and I agree whole-heartedly.
Do you have something that is important to you to share today. Just pop your details into Mr Linky and play along.
A Tuesday Treasures Giveaway
Once again, with many many thanks to fabulous Michelle at Rag Tag Stitching, I have another giveaway to share with you.
One of very talented Michelle's fabulous stitchery booklets, beautiful fabric, linen, threads, buttons and a scissor fob.
And there's three ways to enter.
- play along with Tuesday Treasures
- leave a comment on this post
- pop over and visit Michelle at Rag Tag Stitch', leave her a comment and call back and let me know you visited
This giveaway will end on April 2nd and I'll announce the winner on the next Tuesday Treasures post.
FABULOUS FREE STUFF
The sweetest little teddy pin cushions kindly shared by Lisa at Megelles. An Australian designer who makes, sells and teaches divine bears.
An adorable little hedgehog pin cushion from Fiona Marie. Thank you for sharing, Fiona Maree.
And this adorable stitchery from Liz at Teddlywinks. You can find out more about Free the Bears at Liz's lovely blog. She has even designed a beautiful Sun Bears quilt pattern with all proceeds going to the Free the Bears fund.
Oh those pin cushions are soooo gorgeous ,I wouldn't want to stick pins in them incase I hurt them.xxxReplyDelete
Love those pin cushions ,wouldn't want to stick pins in them ,incase I hurt them.xxReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing. There is so much cruelty in the world...hearing about what people like Mary do is a small ray of hope.ReplyDelete
The bear work is all so great Melody.... they are amazing creatures...ReplyDelete
I also agree that a person can be judged by how they treat animals . How sweet of Michelle to give her lovely work as a giveaway . Thanks for the links, the hedgehog is so cute.ReplyDelete
some lovely links there Mel i need to check out ,thankyou.xxReplyDelete
Lovely post Melody and amazing and special work to free these poor bears. You are all treasures indeed and I concur wholeheartedly with Shell's message.ReplyDelete
Very sweet giveaway! Count me in! I don't have a blog so I can't play linky.ReplyDelete
I left a comment @ Michelle's blog - thanks!ReplyDelete
Thanks for sending me over to Michelle's blog. I love to see the work Australian women are doing and I left her a comment.
Please include me for today's drawing!ReplyDelete
Hi Melody. Thos teddy pincushions are gorgeous, as is the Sun Bear quilt. The prize from Michelle looks delicious. I'm looking forward to my first Tuesday Treasure experience :-) Have a great day, Tracy.ReplyDelete
People like Mary Hutton are always an inspiration for the work they do!ReplyDelete
Great freebies. Must make another pincushion as they are so useful.ReplyDelete
Popped over to visit Michelle tooReplyDelete
Free The bears was my mum's favourite charity too Mel. Lovely giveaway from Michelle. Tracee xxReplyDelete
Cute little bear; sweet little rabbit. I had occasion once to hold a newborn rabbit - so fragile and tiny.ReplyDelete
I hopped over and visited Michelle. A wonderful stitchery posted over there!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous give-away, thank you for the opportunity to win it! I have made Fiona's hedgehog pincushion, it's very lovely.ReplyDelete
Lovely thought-provoking post Melody - as always.ReplyDelete
What a lovely giveawayReplyDelete
I've linked up with Tuesday Treasures, LindaReplyDelete
I visited Michelle and left a comment. HugsReplyDelete
what a great post, thank you for the chance to win, have a great day.ReplyDelete
What a gorgeous giveaway!ReplyDelete
I left a comment at Michelle's.ReplyDelete
What a wonderful giveaway.....ReplyDelete
Oh your statement about how we treat animals is so true. Thanks for highlighting this through you post today.
Have a happy day.