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Crooked Brook is sponsoring a Custom Embroidered Tote Bag Giveaway just in time to “tote” your stuff from the farmer’s market!

One winner will receive two, 10″W x 14″H x 5″D, gusseted bottom, 10 oz., 100% cotton canvas tote bags personalized with two of the winner’s favorite herbs embroidered, one on one side, of each bag.

Total value including SHIP…$50.00

Here is the list of herbs that winners can choose from:

· Basil
· Caraway
· Chamomile
· Chives
· Coriander
· Cumin
· Dill
· Fennel
· Lemon Balm
· Marjoram
· Myrrh
· Oregano
· Parsley
· Peppermint
· Rosemary
· Sage
· Spearmint
· Tarragon
· Thyme

Images of the embroidered stitch outs can be found here: embroidery designs.

Tote bags have become one of the most used bags in America. They can be utilized for a multitude of purposes, which explains why they have become so popular. These bags are truly an American Classic. For those looking for convenience and ease of carrying things, the tote bag is often the best suited for the job.

The word tote started to be used back in the mid 1700’s and literally means to carry, with technically unknown origins; originally attested in Virginia. The Oxford English Dictionary questions the popular theory of its origin in a West African language (cf. Kikongo tota “pick up” and Kimbundu tuta “carry, load,” linked to Swahili tuta “pile up, carry”).

Embroidery a form of art that involves decorating a surface, typically fabric, with designs created by using a needle and thread (or yarn) that started out as a form of hand sewing and eventually advanced into a type of machine sewing. The exact origins of embroidery are hard to pinpoint, but there are many early examples that have survived throughout the centuries from ancient Egypt, Northern Europe and the Zhou Dynasty in China. In many cultures throughout history including ancient Persia, India, Japan, Byzantium, medieval and Baroque Europe – embroidery was a sign of high social status and wealth and became a hugely popular art form.

To enter this giveaway, please leave an answer in the comment section to this question:

What form of art involves decorating a surface, typically fabric, with designs created by using a needle and thread?

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Terms and conditions:
· You must be 18 years or older to enter.
· Crooked Brook will ship the prize to the winner within 30 days of contest end.
· Physical address required for shipping; no PO boxes, US recipients only residing in one of the 48 contiguous states. If address is undeliverable or prize is unclaimed and sent back, winner is responsible for re-shipping charges.

Can’t wait to see if you won? Receive a 20% discount on all Crooked Brook custom shirts (embroidered or printed), custom polo shirts (embroidered or printed), custom sweatshirts (embroidered or printed) or custom hoodies (embroidered or printed) custom jackets (embroidered or printed) custom patches(embroidered) and custom embroidery (on anything else that can be embroidered) from 6/3/14 through 06/15/14 with the Coupon Code “XmasDolly Custom Embroidery Giveaway”.


  3 Responses to “Custom Embroidery Giveaway – Tote Bag Embroidered With Herbs Ends 6.15”




    What form of art involves decorating a surface, typically fabric, with designs created by using a needle and thread? I would say embroidery and it is beautiful



    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

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