I won this book:
(Don't look inside - I just borrowed the image from Amazon.)
What a great book! The quilts are very nice, the instructions look very clear and there are lots of photos. There is also a Nancy Zieman DVD included, which demonstrates the technique. I haven't cracked that open yet. This book should help me put a dent in my scraps!
The second lucky thing that happened, is that Mary and I discovered that we don't live all that far apart from each other. So, I got to meet her in person. That was fun, and a story for another blog post.