Monday, May 17, 2010

Giveaway Day!

GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED!!! 

Welcome to my regular visitors and all new ones here for Sew, Mama, Sew!'s Giveaway Day!  So glad you stopped by.  I am happy to be participating in this giveaway with many others all over blogland!  

I ran out of time and creative juices for making a really cool handmade item, so I am giving away stuff to help YOU make an awesomely creative something.


One lucky winner will receive an Island Bundle of 18 Summer Splash batik fat quarters



and the book Color Shuffle new quilts from karla alexander just in case you need a little inspiration to along with those batiks ;-)

The giveaway will stay open through this Thursday, and I will announce the winner on Friday the 21st.  To enter just leave a comment on this post.  The random number generator will do its thing and pick the winning number.  Make sure I have your email address to contact you.  I will ship internationally. 


Speaking of creative inspiration, these ladies got it goin on!! The Orlando Modern Quilt Guild had its third Sew Day on Saturday.  This group is so much fun!  If you are in our area, you should look us up.  We'd love for you to join us.


Michele worked on all kinds of projects including this fabulous doll quilt. She makes me feel like such a slacker!


It was great meeting Julie who worked on this stunning quilt!  I was envious to hear she learned first hand from Kaffe Fassett himself.  You can tell by her work that she paid attention in class!

More pictures can be found on our Flickr page.

Have an amazing day!!  

440 comments:

  1. What a great bundle. Would be perfect for a quilt for my brother.

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  2. Ooh, pretty pretties. Count me in. :)

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  3. Oh, my! Julie's quilt is just stunning!

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  4. Thanks for the chance to win your gorgeous fabrics and the book, Rene'; I love (LOVE, did I say love??) colourful batiks.-)

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  5. Nice things! I'm glad to visit you again on your blog.
    Greetings from Berlin!

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  6. just lovely! i hope I will be lucky :)

    jessmellifont@gmail.com

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  7. Great giveaway Rene! Please count me in.

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  8. Really lovely! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  9. The guild work looks like so much fun! Count me in!

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  10. I can't wait to get my hands on Karla's book - I've enjoyed her other titles. Thanks for the fab giveaway.

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  11. Nice giveaway, Rene'. Now I feel like a slacker! I sure had fun Saturday. Wish we could go to our play house every day!

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  12. Great giveaway, fabulous colours in the batik.
    Lizzie
    xxx

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  13. I haven't seen this fabric before, but it is lovely. And with the book, someone is getting a great quilt this summer. So great.

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  14. That bottom quilt is gorgeous. I'm trying to figure out if the border is pieced.

    The batiks are beautiful and seeing what you have done with them, eg in the peace quilt is a lot of inspiration.

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  15. My goodness, what a lovely and generous giveaway! Thanks for the chance, Rene'!

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  16. Great giveaway!

    pepsi324[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  17. I hope I can make it to a guild sew day one of these weekends since I can't make the meetings during the work week, it always seems that my weekends are crammed full of activities and chores (that I'd skip in a heartbeat). It looks like you all have such a great time and I'd love to see the creations in person. Thanks for offering such a fab giveaway :)

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  18. Oh these are divine, can see a gorgeous day quilt for my lounge.

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  19. Love those fabrics! melanie.yaya487@gmail.com

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  20. This would be perfect to get me started into batiks!!!! Beautiful!!

    Blessings

    KT

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  21. There's no better giveaway than fabric!!!

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  22. Wow... What a beautiful Giveaway!!!
    shrutinow(at)gmail(dot)com

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  23. OOOOOOO
    BATIKS!
    OOOOOOO
    I can hardly walk thru my house for batiks but somehow, I always make room for more. These are yummy!

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  24. what a great giveaway! i love everything! thanks for the chance to win. i adore your blog! :)

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  25. Thanks!!

    Stacey
    luv2knitnsew@gmail.com

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  26. what a lovely giveaway, count me in :)

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  27. How incredible generous of you!! I'm busy peeking through all your posts - gorgeous gorgeous Gorgeous!!!!!!!!!

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  28. i love super bright fabrics! oh the things i could make with these!

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  29. I love giveaway day!!! Beautiful!

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  30. Fun giveaway!
    amwawillever@aol.com

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  31. Are you freaking kidding me?!!Crazy-cute giveaway! Thank you for putting together this creatively awesome prize! I can see that I am in for a ton of inspiration as I begin to follow your blog. And the next time I visit my mom in Florida, I'm going to crash your quilt guild meeting!!
    Pick me Mr. Random number generator!! Ooohhh, Pick me!!
    ♥♥

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  32. Those are beautiful fabrics Rene!

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  33. What a generous bundle of beautiful fabrics! I've never made a Karla Alexander quilt, but would love to! I just found you and I loved reading your past posts! Thanks for the chance!

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  34. beautiful fabrics! I'd love to win!

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  35. Great fabric! Thanks so much for a chance to win! :)

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  36. Winning that giveaway would be a good motivation for me to sit down at sewing machine and finally do something :). Thanks, Paulina

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  37. That looks like a great bundle. Thanks for the chance.

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  38. what a great giveaway with a fun bundle of fabric.

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  39. Wow, I'm deeply impressed!
    Would be so nice to be the lucky one.

    Kind regards from Germany
    Claudia

    frauknopf@gmx.de

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  40. Those batiks look scrumptious and the quilts from your sew day are wonderful! Just a little far to travel from PA to Orlando to take part!!

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  41. Thanks for the giveaway!
    bcgood83@yahoo.com

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  42. Wonderful giveaway, and I have that book on my wish list!

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  43. What fun fabrics! Thanks for the chance!
    crafts[at]oursideofthemountain[dot]com

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  44. i'm ready for a creative sparks-- fabric and books are just the right start.

    http://patchworkposse.com

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  45. Love the fabrics, so colorful! Great giveaway! Thanks.
    renic@verizon.net

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  46. Love the fabrics- thanks for the giveaway. Would love to win.

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  47. What a great giveaway! Thanks so much.

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  48. ooh, i love batiks! keeping my fingers crossed!

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  49. Your pinwheel quilt is fantastic. I was introduced to quilting by my MIL 7 years ago, and it's been my passion since. Thanks for the inspiration from all your beautiful projects.

    Cheryl
    sayitaintsew10@yahoo.com

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  50. What a fabulous prize! The fabrics are lovely and the book looks great too! Your sewing days look such fun. I wish I was nearer so I could pop in! Thanks for the fabulous giveaway!

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  51. Greetings from WA state! How generous of you - thank you so much! Beautiful fabrics!

    Jodes
    spiritchaser(at)gmail(dot)com

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  52. Thursda is my anniversary so I sure hope I win at least one of these giveaways I'm entering so many of... I would love this one for sure!
    messy_mcspud (@) hotmail (.) com

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  53. Great fabrics! I love the idea of a quilt group. I want to be in a room full of sewing machines all humming!

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  54. batiks are my most recent passion, i love them!

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  55. Your quilting group looks like a lot of fun--I've recently started quilting and it would be great to have a group to quilt with. Love seeing people's quilts. Thanks for the chance to win.

    ktyoung1(at)gmail(dot)com

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  56. I do love batiks, the colors are so rich! Your guild looks like a lot of fun, I haven't joined one yet but I'd love to.

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  57. Batiks always grab my attention. Love it!

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  58. I love the yummy colors. What a fun giveaway.

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  59. I would love to win thanks for the give a way

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  60. Awesome giveaway! I'd love to be the winner! Thanks

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  61. I love batiks!

    And now, I'm coveting that quilt, too.. :)

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  62. gorgeous fabrics! Count me in!
    spiralowlcreations at gmail dot com

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  63. Thanks for the giveaway!
    escuishi (at)hotmail.com
    http://hello-my-little-world.blogspot.com/

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  64. Those quilts are gorgeous! Thanks for a wonderful and fun giveaway! jinglesells at gmail dot com

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  65. Great give-away, i don't have any batiks in my stash yet :)

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  66. What a wonderful giveaway - I love batiks!

    ikkinlala AT yahoo DOT ca

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  67. Thank you. So pretty!
    kaiminani at gmail dot com

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  68. So awesome! Crossing my fingers!
    http://justeventeux.blogspot.com/

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  69. Beautiful fabrics and awesome book! My email is in my blogger profile.

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  70. Wow--I love the batik bundle! And I sure wish I lived closer to y'all. I'm about 2 hours away from Orlando, but I've checked in on your group a few times.
    kelli
    kellbell_6@hotmail.com

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  71. Yummy!! Batiks are some of my fave!!

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  72. Those are great fabrics! I bet the book would be awesome, too!

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  73. Batiks! How great!


    michaelacking(at)gmail(dot)com

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  74. ich drück mir ganz doll die daumen :-)

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  75. I've always wanted to try batiks...I'd be so lucky to win this! Thanks for the giveaway. SChalle171@aol.com

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  76. Sew, Mama, Sew! actually introduced me to batiks! Great giveaway!

    Check out my fabric giveaway at http://pitterputterstitch.blogspot.com.

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  77. Awesome giveaway. I'd love to win. Thanks.

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  78. What a beautiful giveaway!

    Many greetings from germany
    annette

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  79. The modern quilts are so inspiring.

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  80. What a great giveaway! Beautiful fabrics. Thank you for participating.

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  81. I love those brilliant colors! thanks for the giveaway!
    parknj at verizon dot net

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  82. Great giveaway - count me in
    I love that doll quilt by Michele

    Gill

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  83. I love fabric, so I'd love this gift!
    Greetings from Chile!
    mmimica(at)maimonides(dot)cl

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  84. Those batiks are so pretty! Thanks for the opportunity!

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  85. I love the colors! Very unique. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  86. OMgosh what a wonderful give-a-way. Pls enter me...

    jleibfried@aol.com

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  87. Pretty fabric. Please enter me.
    iluvchrisnlevi@aol.com

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  88. Keeping my fingers crossed--I love batiks!

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  89. hmmm.... i think that bundle has my name on it.... :-)
    and Julie and Michelle - you have great quilts!

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  90. i made my first batik quilt just recently and now I am in love! I would love to be entered into your giveaway! thank you!

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  91. Lovely fabric bundle! I wish I lived a bit farther south (I'm in Jacksonville) so that I could join your modern quilt guild! It really looks like fun!

    Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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  92. beautiful give away. Love, love, love the supplies one. Always fun to have new inspiration. Thanks for the chance to win. feel free to check out my giveaway.

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  93. Beautiful fabric! Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  94. lovely!
    thisisdishy@gmail.com

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  95. I have recently fallen in love with batiks! But I don't know what to do with them, so this sounds great for me!!!

    fruitandfoliage@gmail.com

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  96. I love batiks! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  97. Greetings from Italy! Thanks for the giveaway, it is lovely :)

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  98. What a generous giveaway. Thank you!
    Please come visit my giveaway at http://buttonandbean.blogspot.com/

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  99. that is a gorgeous quilt! i'd love to use the fabrics in a summery quilt.

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  100. I know someone who would LOVE quilt made with those fabrics! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

    kelli_s1@yahoo.com

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  101. Great giveaway, hope I win! Love those batiks.

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  102. I don't think that I have seen that book before!?!? But the fabrics are totally awesome!!!

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  103. Beautiful. Fingers & toes crossed here. Please count me in. Thanks!

    gevin13{at}gmail{dot}com

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  104. thank you for the giveaway. the colors are really beautiful!

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  105. Book and fabric? Seriously doesn't get much better. Good luck everyone!

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  106. I am in love with batiks right now, but your giveaway is just soo awesome!!

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  107. This is very nice fabric, I would love to quilt with it.
    twoofakind12@yahoo.com

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  108. Love the colors & style of that fabric!

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  109. Thank you for a wonderful giveaway!

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  110. oh wow, I love the colors! So bright & happy!
    mjwebhome (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  111. would LOVE to win this beauty of a prize. thank you!

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  112. I love batik! Among my many crafts, I make batik egg ornaments. http://www.alcunlimited.com

    You can contact me using the form on my site.

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  113. What a pretty bundle! And some amazing quilts on show!

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  114. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

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  115. Beautiful batiks! even more GORGEOUS quilts!!

    skooksplayground[at]gmail[dot]com

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  116. Lovely giveaway! I would be thrilled to win!

    ajoyfulnoise@live.com

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  117. Brilliant giveaway, Rene'! So generous! And folks at your guild are doing some gorgeous work! Love that big snowball quilt!

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  118. What a great giveaway! thanks for the chance to win.
    spottedwhale(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  119. What a beautiful set of fabrics! Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  120. Great quilts...I like the flowers on the doll quilts!

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  121. I want a modern quilt guild by me!!! Beautiful work, and thanks for your generosity!

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  122. Beautiful bundle, thanks for the giveaway!

    bytesizedpieces (at) gmail.com

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  123. Such a beautiful prize, thank you! Count me in!
    missa.moe@gmail.com

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  124. doodlesstudios@gmail.com

    awesome giveaway!

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  125. Oh, nice! I do like batiks. Have refrained from buying any yet though. My overflowing stash and my pocketbook thank me, but not loud enough sometimes. So pretty!

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  126. kell22 @ cox.net
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  127. Fun giveaway - nice to include the book. :)

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  128. Such a pretty stack of fabric! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  129. Wow! It's like Christmas in Blogland!! Thank you for throwing my name into your give away hat!! Love your give away!
    Take care!
    Paulette

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  130. what an amazing prize. Thanks so much for participating. Cheers!

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  131. Those fabrics are delicious--very fun!

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  132. Great giveaway! Please count me in!

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  133. What a great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  134. What a great prize. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  135. I've had this book on my wishlist for a while now. I'd love to win it and that awesome fabric bundle.

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  136. Those are gorgeous! Hope I win!
    waldoswife at gmail

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  137. Julie's quilt is IMPRESSIVE! Like, Holy Cow Wow!

    Thanks for the fun giveaway!
    amandaewoodruff (At) yahoo (dot) com

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  138. Oh I would love these. I have just started making my first hexs and am having so much fun. I haven't even started sewing them together yet...hehe I may go bananas but I am loving it!!

    xo Steph

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  139. OMG - that's a huge giveaway!!! I would love to try something with those lovely fabrics!!

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  140. My heart skipped a beat when I saw the fabric! GORGEOUS! Thanks for this giveaway. I hope I win!

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  141. Oh these are gorgeous such a lovely giveaway. Thank you for the chance

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  142. What a fabulous giveaway! Thanks for participating.

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  143. Fun Fabric! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  144. Fun!

    addyforrest(at)gmail(dot)com

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  145. Great giveaway - thanks!
    jmhamlin826 AT yahoo DOT com

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  146. You're web site rocks and you ROCK for giving away terrific things here! Pick me!

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  147. love the bundle, please enter my name in your lovely drawing
    ladycolmn(at)aol(dot)com from Florida Gulf Coast area

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  148. Wow! What a wonderful giveaway. I love batiks.

    nanny_lor4@yahoo.ca

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  149. Hi Rene--great fat quarter bundle--I could make a real cute quilt with those :)
    Thanks for sharing!

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  150. Such a wonderful giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity.

    ninjaeema at aol dot com

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  151. What a fabulous giveaway. I wished I lived closer to be among such creativity.

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  152. What pretty batik, I've never used this type of fabric but would love to!
    crystalball137[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  153. love your blog and hope I win this cute selection of fabrics!! cjgruen@gmail.com

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  154. Thanks for the giveaway!
    rach62803@yahoo.com

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  155. What a truly inspiring giveaway!

    I am amazed at those quilts, and I have yet to try my hand at making one. :)

    My email is enclosed when clicked on my name.

    Happy many giveaways to come.

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  156. Those batiks are stunning!! I love the quilts you shared too, great inspiration!! Thanks for the giveaway!

    Rachel

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  157. oh! lovely choice of fabrics!

    rlynnbaker@gmail.com

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  158. Wow, love the Fat Quarters. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  159. Batik fabrics are so pretty!

    alittlesparc(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  160. Great giveaway, those batiks are so beautiful! Thanks for a chance to win!

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  161. Lovely fabrics. Thanks for having a giveaway!

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  162. Wow, I would love to win! Thanks so much for sharing with us... Peggy
    peggymunday@yahoo.com

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  163. looks like lots of cool stuff at your quilters guild! alas, i am in IN not, FL! thanks for a chance, at the batiks...the book is great, ive had it checked out twice from my local library!! thanks for a chance.

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  164. would love to win the fabric and book, thanks for hosting the giveaway!
    love the quilts from your guild :D

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  165. Those are super colourful and pretty. Just the thing to make more baby summer hats. I've been making tons of them! http://tawnykw.blogspot.com/2010/05/how-to-laneys-emergency-summer-hat.html
    They only take a fat quarter to make, so I would have more to be inspired by if I win :)

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  166. The batiks are beautiful! Just the thing for summer sewing.
    Thank you for the chance to win.
    Colleen
    Butler83@aol.com

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  167. Thanks for being part of giveaway day. Love your quilts.

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  168. Thank you for your lovely choice of batiks. Here's hoping for alittle luck

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  169. Batiks are great! I'm making a stained glass turning 20 quilt and can't wait to see it finished.

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  170. my sister LOVES batiks and is expecting her first baby in august so these would be perfect for making her something!

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  171. great giveaway, count me in!
    jamiemueller0522@yahoo.com

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  172. Oh, I love those fabrics and that book would be awesome...

    nhsarab at yahoo dot com

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  173. Great items!

    elle8130 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  174. I love batik fabrics! Thanks for sharing :-)

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  175. Love the fabrics! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  176. Looks great - I just came across that book yesterday and it looks great.

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  177. beautiful fabric
    sntbosch@msn.com

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  178. Hi Rene! Sign my up for your sweet giveaway. At least the postage would be reasonable ;-)

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  179. thats a lot of batik which might help me finish a few of my projects!

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  180. What a lovely collection! I would make a colourful quilt for my next niece/nephew, and perhaps a bird mobile from any leftover squares. Thanks for the giveaway! amo [at] zoic (dot) org

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  181. Beautiful fabrics!! I LOVE them!Thanks for a great give away!

    Stop by my blog when you get a chance!

    SheilaC

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  182. What a great giveaway. It also looks like your MQG branch is fabulous too!

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  183. I really think this is great. I like the bright colors in your blog.

    norahauk (at) gmail (dot) com

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  184. Wonderful! Thank you!
    luscofamily(at)ortelco.net

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  185. Great to discover your blog through this giveaway! :o) Thank you for the chance of winning something lovely!
    toriatrix@googlemail.com

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