Friday, April 13, 2012

A Fabric GIVEAWAY : :

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It's Fabric Giveaway Friday!

QuiltCon Block Challenge Bundle Giveaway!!
 Begins Friday morning, sponsored by The Intrepid Thread

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Meet my sponsor The Intrepid Thread, a family owned and run business. In their shop you'll find Fat Quarters, Half Yards, Yards, and Yardage, as well as patterns and embellishments. Their designer fabrics include many of our favorites -- Amy Butler, Joel Dewberry, Anna Maria Horner, Riley Blake, and Aneela Hoey just to name a few! The owners work extremely hard everyday to bring their customers the best fabrics, 
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For this weekend's giveaway The Intrepid Thread is offering the most beautiful bundle of designer solid fabrics! This particular bundle was designed for the Quilt Block Challenge for QuiltCon : :
"Use the colors of the QuiltCon logo to make a quilt block that reflects what modern quilting means to you. Stretch yourself and plan an interesting composition that represents your own unique voice."

QuiltCon Block Challenge Bundle Giveaway, sponsored by The Intrepid Thread!!! 


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This lovely collection of Tile Blue, Fresh Water, Cozumel Blue, Dark Citron, Empire Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Tango, White, Ash, and Manatee high quality, designer cotton fabrics is everything you need to create something beautiful!

This weekend's winner will receive one bundle of these QuiltCon Solids including 11 fat quarters for you to use in the Block Challenge or in any other project you could dream up. I think they would make such a pretty quilt!

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Enter to Win!

Here's how,
 
1. Simply leave a comment here in this post. I'd love to know if you plan to enter the QuiltCon Block Challenge or if not, what you would use these solids for? (one entry)
2. Follow The Intrepid Thread on facebook, blog, or sign up to receive their Newsletter. Just let me know that you did by making a separate comment here to record that entry. (optional extra entry)
3. My followers get a third entry! Whether you follow me here or on Facebook, just let me know that you do by making a separate comment here to record that entry. (optional extra entry)
 
That’s 3 possible entries! Enter now through Monday, April 16th. Mr. Random will pick the winner and I will announce their name in a new post here on the blog.
 
* Note * This giveaway is open to EVERYONE! If you're a "no reply" or anonymous commenter, please remember to include your email address in your comment so that I can contact you should you win!
 
                                       
Good Luck everyone!!! Have a great weekend!

1,280 comments:

  1. I would love to have these so I could have a play and possibly enter the challenge. Fingers crossed

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  2. I'm loving solids and I would use them as good contrast in my quilting work. I wouldn't take part at the QuiltCon-contest because I've got enough projects running ;)

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  3. I'm following the intrepid thread in their newsletter!

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  4. ...and I'm one of our followers ;) - Thank you for the chance!

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  5. Ooh, gorgeous colours! Have to admit I am not a quilter (yet!) but I would love to make a rainbow skirt for one of my girls :)

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  6. I wasn't going to enter the challenge but if I won I would give it a shot.

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  7. So cool! I'd have to make a half square triangle quilt. Veer Geo metric...gotta love auto spell... it should read, very geometric.! Clumsy thumbs! :)

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  8. I have exactly TWO solids so far- brick red, and Kona snow white! Would love ot win this super bunch and use it with my prints for paper piecing, say, the New York Beauty?

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  9. I follow Intrepid Threads by blog, newsletter, and Facebook!

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  10. I follow your blog and Facebook entries!

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  11. Take me to your leader..... I am a follower (impose an automated voice when you read this :)

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  12. I am following intrepid thread... now to shop!

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  13. I would use these solids in a quilt paired with some beautiful prints.

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  14. I follow Intrepid Thread's blog.

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  15. I would make gorgeous skirts/dresses from this stunning fabric:-)) Thankyou for the great comp.

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  16. Love the bundle!! I would like to make a sampler quilt with just solids. These colors would be perfect :) Thank you.

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  17. I'm a new quilter so this would be a stash-builder. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  18. I LOVE this selection of fabrics! The colors are great! I think I would make a wall hanging with them!

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  19. I follow the Intrepid Thread, too!

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  20. Fabulous colours!
    I'm not entering the challenge - these fabrics would make a fabulous improv picnic quilt!

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  21. I subscribe to Intrepid Thread's newsletter! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  22. I subscribe to your newsletter (and follow on Facebook). Thanks for the chance to win!

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  23. These fabrics are really beautiful. I would use them in a scrap quilt along with some beautiful prints.

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  24. They are such wonderful colors and would make a great quilt!

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  25. I follow Intrepid Thread--and THINK I am signed up for their newsletter.

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  26. I follow the Intrepid Thread and get the newsletter!

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  27. I follow your blog. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  28. Please count me in on this give away - the fabric is beautiful and would be included in several quilts - I do applique and others.
    Karen

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  29. I follow Intrepid Threads on Facebook.

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  30. I did not have the colors to enter, if i got these i would. I love coming up with my own blocks!

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  31. I think I would sew a baby quilt with a grey background.

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  32. I follow you on your blog and on facebook.

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  33. I have followed Intrepid threads on facebook and receive their newsletter. What a great store!

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  34. I would love to make a picnic quilt to take with on camp trips!

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  35. And I am a happy follower. Thank you for the chance!.

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  36. I am a follower of Intrepid thread on their blog and also their FB page.

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  37. I will definitely enter the challenge if I win !

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  38. I am still building my stash, but I would love to use this in a simple 9 patch.

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  39. Gorgeous colors! I haven't thought about joining the contest as I'm in the middle of move and my life is a bit chaotic right now. I would use these to build my stash and maybe make something for the new house once I settle in.

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  40. I follow the Intrepid Thread blog :)

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  41. I follow you everywhere and am so glad to see you back on Etsy!

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  42. I love solids and find myself adding some to every quilt lately. I think they add a lot of interest to any quilt.

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  43. Wow what beautiful solids!! I don't think I would be a part of the challenge, but I would love use these solids with my other fabrics. I mostly have prints, and these solids would add so much color and fun to any quilting project!

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  44. I follow Julie at Intrepid Thread everywhere and love getting purple tied packages from her as often as possible.

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  45. I have been wanting some solids for awhile to mix with prints for a four patch star block.

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  46. Holy moly, what a lovely bundle. My apartment is blues, greys, yellows and oranges so I think whatever I came up with would have to stay here with me!

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  47. I'm still relatively new to quilting so I'm not sure I'm brave enough to enter the challenge. However, I'm working on some quilts for a charity called sibling quilts which I could use these for.

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  48. I'm a follower of your blog too!

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  49. I soooo love solids atm and would love to win. I would try and make a quilt with a bit of a twist, yet to decide what that twist means though!

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  50. Those colors are so beautiful! I don't have many solids so would at them to my stash. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  51. I love Intrepid Thread. Have bought from her and signed up for her newsletter :)

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  52. I'm a follower here and on facebook

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  53. I am making different size pouches and bags and always love to throw in some solids. Wonderful colors. thanks for the giveaway.

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  54. I have been drawn to these colors for a while. I would love to make a rainbow-ish quilted table runner.

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  55. I follow your blog through my google reader.

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  56. Ooooo .... ahhhhh ... gorgeous colors! What to do what to do ... stare and drool for weeks .. and then some fabulous idea will pop into my head!

    Thank you for the chance!

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  57. I also follow Intrepid Thread.

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  58. I don't feel experienced enough to enter a challange....yet. I have "pinned" some awesome solid fabric quilts - I've never made one - so I would try one of those.

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  59. I already follow the Intrepid Thread.

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  60. These is the most beautiful color combination! Thanks for a chance to win!

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  61. I follow your Blog and on Facebook!

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  62. I follow you on Facebook and your blog.

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  63. Thank you for amazing give away! Those are really summer colours and the challange sounds exiting! x Teje

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  64. Using only soloids is very new to me. But I admire all this quilts I've seen so far. Would love to try it myself, but I don,t thing I could join this challenge allready!

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  65. I am already a follower of Intrepis Thread's blog!

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  66. Oooh, I was needing a good kick start to get started on a block for this challenge, I think I've had a mental block holding me back a bit, but this would definitely help :oD

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  67. I don't plan on entering the challenge. I am a novice quilter and need more confidence before I do anything like that. I would use the beautiful fabric in quilting projects. Thanks for the chance at your giveaway.

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  68. And I love to be a follower of your blog! Thanks so much!

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  69. I am already signed up for the Intreped Thread newsletter.

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  70. I follow Intrepid Thread's blog!

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  71. I follow you on Facebook.
    judithlynes(at)btinternet(dot)com

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  72. I would love to enter the contest with this fabric...it is beautiful.

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  73. I would put them in my stash. They look beautiful.
    judithlynes(at)btinternet(dot)com

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  74. I recently gave the QuiltCon Challenge a closer look and I'm considering it. If I win this bundle, well, game on!

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  75. I don't think I'd enter, but I'd love to call this cheery bundle my own and come up with some happy pillow cases. The weather outside is annoyingly grey and uncheery so I need something to counter it with! :)

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  76. oh, these fabrics would be nice ~ so many possibilities :D

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  77. I follow you here and on FB♥

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  78. holly @hotmail.comApril 13, 2012 at 8:51 AM

    These are very pretty. I probably would not enter the challenge as I am not good with those things. I would like to play with the solids though. I haven't worked with solids in a long time as the colors just didn't cut it but these are vibrant!!!

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  79. Thanks for the opportunity to win, solids are such a great complement!

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  80. Signed up for the newsletter - Christine B. in FL

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  81. Eu sou seguidora de seu blog.Obrigada.tiacarminhapezzuto@gmail.com

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  82. I do follow you Maureen....appreciate these opportunities that you and Intrepid give us.

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  83. Following on Facebook - Christine Burtch

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  84. Gorgeous colors - an entire landscape! I'll keep my fingers crossed!
    Christine B. in FL

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  85. Not sure about the Quiltcon challenge but I LOVE this color combination - maybe a quilt for my daughter?

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  86. Oh, my I entered on the wrong post! Oh well, here goes again. I already follow you!

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  87. Also signed up for the Intrepid Thread newsletter - thanks again!

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  88. I started following Intrepid Threads!

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  89. Solids are such a staple in my stash as they give the eye a place to rest with the wild prints I use. And I love the bright and jewels tones--sinply gorgeous!

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  90. Love the solids! Would make an awesome twister quilt! Thanks for a chance.

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  91. I plan on entering the QuiltCon Block Challenge. I have a specific idea in mind that was inspired by the QuiltCon colors. I hope it pans out. It will require some skills I have not yet tried!

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  92. Yes, I plan on making an entry block to the QuiltCon challenge.

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  93. Eu gostaria de ganhar para fazer uma colcha para minha filha que faz aniversário no dia do sorteio 16 de abril,quem sabe a sorte venha para o Brasil.Eu adoro sólidos e minha filha de laranjas e azuis.Muito obrigada.eu sou seguidora.tiacarminhapezzuto@gmail.com

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  94. I already receive The Intrepid Threads newsletter and follow their blog. I love this online shop!

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  95. I am a happy follower of your blog, Maureen!

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  96. I'm not planning to enter QuiltCon. I'd used the solids as setting stones in blocks! Thank you for a chance to win.

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  97. I follow your blog and I like you on facebook.

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  98. I also follow The Intrepid Thread's blog and I like them on facebook!

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  99. I love these fabrics.... still debating over the quilting challenge...



    Carri Wright
    simplydonewright.blogspot.com

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  100. I think those solids look delicious! It's Autumn here so it's getting colder, but those solids look warm and tropical.. mmmm!

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  101. If this is open internationally ( uk entry ) I would love to enter. I would use the quilt colours to try out my first patch work quilt mixed in with some old recycled fabrics as well. xxx

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  102. I really really LOVE this gorgeous colours!! So bright and cheerful. I have no idea as I type this comment what I will make with this fabrics.
    jchiagan at yahoo dot com

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  103. I follow the Intrepid Thread almost everywhere :)

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  104. I don´t quilt, but it would be great to get those solids!
    Thank you!

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  105. I am a follower as well ! :) xxxxx

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  106. Wow. That is one gorgeous stack of fabrics! I wasn't planning on entering the challenge...but you never know! If not, I would certainly use these in a bright & happy quilt!

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  107. I am not planning on entering the quiltcon block challenge because the postage would be a bit too much from Europe :)
    Just a couple of months ago I only used white as a solid and I still haven't purchased others. The reason? I just can't decide on the colors!

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  108. I follow IT on their FB and Blog...



    Carri
    simplydonewright.blogspot.com

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  109. And I am a follower of Julie's. Always have been :)

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  110. I would totally make a rainbow dress for my wee-one.

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  111. I am already a follower in your FB.
    jchiagan at yahoo dot com

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  112. I'm not entering; I'd use these for an Amish quilt. I would not have to deliberately make a mistake, those come natural! LOL!

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  113. I now follow the Intrepid Thread via their newsletter

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  114. And I follow you on facebook and in my RSS Feed! So bring on the fabric!

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  115. I'm hoping to go to the QuiltCon and making a block or two or the challenge. And I just love these colors either way!

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  116. I follow you Maureen on FB and your Blog...




    Carri
    simplydonewright.blogspot.com

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  117. I don't know if I'd join the challenge, have so many things going on now, but I'd love to add some solids to my stash.

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  118. I already follow Intrepid Thread

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  119. I have signed up newsletter of the Intrepid Thread.
    jchiagan at yahoo dot com

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  120. I'd make a rainbow lap-size quilt for my living room couch and me!

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  121. I like Maureen Cracknell Handmade on FB!

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  122. Love these bright colors. Might make some fun summer napkins and placemats or table runner. Thanks!

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  123. I follow your blog already!

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  124. I like Intrepid Thread on Facebook.

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  125. And I follow the intrepid thread through rss too!

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  126. I'm a follower ob FB..love the colors

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  127. I like The Intrepid Thread on FB!

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  128. I am so solids-deficient in my stash. This would be the perfect prize for me and I might enter the block contest if I win the raw materials ;-)

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  129. That would give me a good reason to enter the challenge!

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  130. I'm also a follower of The Intrepid Thread on FB.

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  131. I follow The Intrepid Thread in every way known to man... except physical stalking. Love that store!!!

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  132. I am a happy follower of your blog, too!

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  133. Great colors! I've been trying to build up my stash of solids for a bunch of bags I'm planning to make. This would really get me going!

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  134. I follow the Intrepid Thread blog, newsletter, and Facebook!

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  135. I am definitely planning to enter the MQ block challenge

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  136. I follow the Intrepid Thread and love her shop!

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  137. I would use the fabric to make a jean quilt. I follow both of you on fb!

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  138. I'll be taking on the block challenge with these beauties! Thanks!

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  139. I won't be entering the challenge, but without many solids in my collection, I'm sure I'd quickly find a way to use these up. :)

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  140. I would LOVE this bundle. Just found out yesterday we are expecting #6 and the little one will need a new quilt!

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  141. I follow you on FB too Maureen!

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  142. I followed intrepid thread on FB - I love when I get gorgeous color updates!

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  143. And, I of course, follow you and all your bright colored goodness!

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  144. If I won I would absolutely use them to enter the challenge. I love the pallette - so bright rounded out by the more subtle colors on the bottom of the stack. I already have in mind the block I'd make!

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  145. I follow the Intrepid thread on FB and by blog.

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  146. Fab colour! I'm a beginner in quilting, so I'd like to make a quilt bag from these wonderful fabrics :)

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  147. I'm also one of your followers.

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  148. I love solids, as a beginner in quilting I'd like to make a quilt bag from these fab fabrics :)

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  149. I'm one of our followers! Thank you for the chance!

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  150. I follow Intrepid Thread on FB! I hope I win this time!

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  151. Love these! Have just discovered solids and would love to play with these!

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  152. I LOVE solids! I don't think I would enter a challenge. I have so many of my own deadlines, it would add too much pressure to my life. I am new to quilting, but love making solid quilts. I am currently on my 2nd one with one in the early stages of planning.

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  153. I am a follower of your blog. Your fabric choices and artistry are very inspiring.

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  154. Now I'm a fb fans of The Intrepid Thread. :)

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  155. Following Intrepid on FB:) thanks!!!

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  156. These solids are so beautiful! They are actually in all "my" colors, and I'd love to try making a solids only quilt from them. Not sure that I'd get it done in time for the QuiltCon challenge, though.

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