Friday, December 14, 2012

A Fabric GIVEAWAY : :

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It's Fabric Giveaway Friday!

My sponsor, Contemporary Cloth
has a wonderful offer for this weekend's Giveaway! 

Simpatico Fabric Giveaway with Contemporary Cloth!

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Contemporary Cloth began for owner Sondra, as a way to provide a resource for interesting, contemporary, modern, and retro-look textiles for home or office, at reasonable prices.The fabrics she offers can be used in art quilts, wearable art, wall art, interior design projects, crafts, mixed media, book arts, etc. They have a worldwide customer base that has inspired them to continue on that path. In the shop you'll find a large variety of quilting & home dec fabrics, bold cottons, Yuwa Japanese Fabrics, notions, magazines & books and more.

We invite you to sign up for the Contemporary Cloth email newsletter on the website, so you can stay up to date with their new arrivals and sales. You can visit and follow them at on their various social media sites --

* Shop * Blog * Facebook * Twitter * Pinterest *


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We hope you enjoy visiting Contemporary Cloth!!  

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For this weekend's Giveaway, Contemporary Cloth is offering a TWELVE Fat Quarter Bundle of the lovely Cloud9 Organic Fabric collection, Simpatico, Designed by Michelle Engel Bencsko!
They are so gorgeous!! I love the combination of this soft palette with grey and the geometric patterns!

In addition,  Contemporary Cloth is offering a special discount to my readers for 20% off ALL orders (excludes just clearance and Celia Mancurti's Textile)!!  Use discount code :  ThanksMaureen - on orders placed today thru Wednesday, Dec. 19th! 

Simpatico Fabric Giveaway with Contemporary Cloth!

Enter to win! 

Here's how,

1.Simply add a comment to this post! If you'd like, you can share with us what sewing project you're working on right now? (one entry)
2. Follow Contemporary Cloth's facebook page, OR sign up to receive the Newsletter on their website. Just let me know that you follow them, by making a separate comment here to record that entry. (one optional entry)
3. Followers of Maureen Cracknell Handmade get an additional entry, too! Just let me know that you do by making a separate comment here to record that entry. (one optional entry) 
4. Help spread the word!! I know that many of you already do, so I thought it would be nice to add that as another way to enter! Whether by tweet, facebook, pin, blog, etc... (one optional entry)

Please, enter now through Monday morning, December 17th. Mr. Random will pick the winner and I will announce their name in a new post here on the blog. I try to have that up in the morning and will contact the winner via email, as well!


* Note * This giveaway is open to EVERYONE! If you're a "no reply" or an anonymous commenter, remember to include your email address in your comment so that I can contact you, should you win! Please check to make sure you can be contacted!



Wishing a wonderful weekend to all!!!

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Thank you to all who entered this past weekend's Giveaway!! 
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  From 1,484 entries, Mr. Random says the lucky winner is...

Comment #255 -- Carmen, who said...
I think Sondra is sooo nice. Thanks to you both for a great giveaway!
Congratulations!!! I will be in touch shortly!

1,494 comments:

  1. Right now I'm working on Mug Rugs for teacher gifts! Trying to hurry becasue they need to be delivered on Monday!

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  2. I am making a quilted tote for a Christmas gift.

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  3. Beautiful fabric! Thanks for this giveaway.

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  4. Just made an apron for a little girl at our church and working on split skirt for my niece

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  5. Facebook follower!! Oh, I LOVE these fabrics!!!

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  6. Sewing up Christmas presents! Star Wars throw pillow, toddler party dress, placemats, quilt. Just keep sewing!

    Sarah MacRostie
    sdemac@paulbunyan.net

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  7. I am making stockings and working on my Christmas quilt

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  8. I'm a follower of Contemporary Cloth.

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  9. I follow Contemporary Cloth on FB.

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  10. I am just finishing up the binding on my 1 year old grandson's Christmas gift quilt. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  11. Following Maureen's page!

    Sarah MacRostie
    sdemac@paulbunyan.net

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  12. i love my daughter n i am making shoes shirts n many more things for her :)

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  13. Following Contemporary Cloth of FB, too!

    Sarah MacRostie
    sdemac@paulbunyan.net

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  14. I am stuck the idea of sewing for a friend.. She is coming tomorrow to make cookies with us, but I can't decided what to make her. Zippered pouch? infinity scarf? book tote? on the other hand.. i got S' {kin-cha-ku} finished and start few more needle books :)

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  15. I Follow Contemporary Cloth on FB. Thanks again.

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  16. I'm working on aprons for Christmas presents.

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  17. Working on embroidery applique sweatshirts.

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  18. I'm not working on any sewing projects at the moment, I did finish a skirt recently.

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  19. working on tshirt quilts for my niece and nephew

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  20. I am working on several projects - new ideas - so I am a bit anxious

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  21. I follow you on FB - love your blog~

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  22. I follow Maureen Cracknell Handmade too. Thanks again for the giveaway chance

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  23. follow contemporary cloth on fb

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  24. I follow them on FB - - thanks!!

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  25. Its my birthday today. Please pick me! :)

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  26. Follower of Maureen Cracknell Handmade

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  27. I am working on my first quilt

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  28. I'm working on some herringbone paper piecing.

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  29. I shared this on Pinterest
    http://pinterest.com/pin/99923685452975877/

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  30. Following you on FB. Can I arm wrestle Mr. Random for this fabric?

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  31. I follow CC on FB and their blog

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  32. I'm working on Coloring book totes for all the kids in my daycare

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  33. Lovely fabric! I am working on a tuffet pillow for my niece.

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  34. Thanks! Hope to win these awesome fabrics! I'm working on a purse as a gift for my best friend.

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  35. I follow contemporary cloth on facebook. thanks!

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  36. MC.. I made those cute cute charlie brown ornaments.. you liked them because I saw your comment.LOL. but today I am binding my moms quilt ..

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  37. I follow your blog. Thanks Maureen.

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  38. I Follow Contemporary Cloth's by email, blogs and FB

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  39. I'm working on a dirndl dress right now :)

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  40. I just finished making 4 Xmas pillows...that are just covers so can change them for every season! They are sooooo cute! Next...a baby blanket for a little girl to be born next March!

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  41. I put it on its own seperate blog post and my FB

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  42. Shared on my FB page :)
    https://www.facebook.com/handmadebychezvies?ref=hl

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  43. I follow, share, recieve newsletter and like... Please let me win this one!!!

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  44. I am all of the above .... fb fan,follower, fabric lover, etc. ... right now I'm putting my daughters weddingquilt together...i cut 5" squares and had the guests sign them instead of a guest book... just need to sandwich & quilt it... it is a simple quilt but so much fun to read all the sentiments!

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  45. I follow MC I even have her Button on my blog.. Cool Huh ??

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  46. I just signed up to get Contemporary Cloth newsletter!

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  47. Liked Contemporary Cloth on FB ^_^

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  48. I follow you, thank you for the giveaway.

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  49. I'm working on a king size quilt for my bed.

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  50. I'm working on Christmas sewing..... Pouches for the teachers, 3 quilts a kindle fire case and I'm sure there is a few more I'm forgetting!!! Thanks for the chance to win,

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  51. I'm working on a stack of mending and a stack of UFO's
    conn_and_vans_mom(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  52. Working on a crazy quilt for my daughter

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  53. I have signed up for the newsletter.

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  54. I liked their facebook page.
    conn_and_vans_mom(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  55. I follow Maureen on FB and thru email.

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  56. Right now I'm working of making pillows for the back of the day bed in my guest room. They are made out of fabric I had left over from a quilt I made for the bed. I pieced and quilted the 27x27 covers and put a zipper in the back so they can easily be removed for cleaning. I've finished one and have two more to go!

    I am now following Contemporary Cloth and Maureen Cracknell Handmade on Facebook. I'll "Share" on FB and pin some items as soon as I finish here.

    Love getting free fabric! Thank you for extending the offer.

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  57. I follow you here and on facebook!

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  58. and i follow contemporary cloth on facebook - I love their shop!

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  59. I'm making Christmas decorations and a baby quilt

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  60. Such gorgeous prints. Love it!

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  61. I'm a follower of your blog through google reader. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  62. I have several quilts I am working on.

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  63. i should be doing some christmas sewing... but am in between projects right now. taking a break to do the baking

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  64. I've liked Contemporary Cloth's facebook page.

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  65. I use FQ to make little girl purses. Would love to enlarge my stash.

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  66. I'm binding a little quilt for my great niece ~ really happy that it's all done and I'll be meeting her for the first time on Christmas day!

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  67. Gorgeous giveaway! It made me start dreaming on new projects as I work on a stack of Christmas gifts :)

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  68. tweeted https://twitter.com/thecraftinfiend/status/279587161240649728

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  69. I'm putting together a bunch of skirts for my 3yo who is on a pants strike.

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  70. I already follow Contemporary Cloth

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  71. I am making a car organizer for my hubby :)

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  72. I already follow your blog here.
    conn_and_vans_mom(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  73. i am finishing up 3 diff quilts for xmas presents

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  74. I like Contemporary Cloth on Facebook.

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  75. I follow your blog on Google Reader!

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  76. I follow you both on FB and via Google Reader. Love your blog!

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  77. those prints are amazing. what a great giveaway

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  78. I've also shared on Facebook. I'd love to make a spring time quilt with these gorgeous colors. The patterns are so nice, that it would make a colorful quilt and it could work for either men or women with the patterns.

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  79. I follow Contemporary Cloth of FB.

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  80. I just shared via my facebook page Tammy Lyons
    conn_and_vans_mom(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  81. I will be working on a Christmas dress for my sister soon. I have a whole list of other projects I want to work on, and sewing will finally happen now that I finished fall semester! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  82. I like Conteporary Cloth on facebook.

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  83. just pinned your giveaway! http://pinterest.com/pin/250442429250443840/

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  84. Beautiful fabric! I would love to win.

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  85. Im working on my 1st. patch quilt pillow.

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  86. I'm working on making a Quilt!

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  87. Gorgeous fabrics! I'm going to be quilting my "Laundry Day" quilt today!

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  88. Im a fb follower

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  89. https://twitter.com/CarolynRoss3/status/279588774965551104
    I Tweeted :)

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  90. I am finishing up a Christmas wallhanging for my sister. I would love to add this fabric collection to my stash - especially the gray shades. Thanks!

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  91. I love those colors and wouldn't they make great pillows with a gray background?! Victoria
    vicmil at aoldot com

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  92. I'm working on a surprise quilt for my mother-in-law for Christmas!

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  93. I am a follower of your blog. Thanks again!

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  94. I am trying to follow you on facebook, but facebook won't come up. So when it does I will follow you.

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  95. I follow you through GFC :)
    Thank you for the chance

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  96. Thank you for this giveaway!
    I'm still looking for the perfect project, hope I'll find one for tomorrow!

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  97. I'm working on patchwork tree skirts

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  98. I would love to make some aprons with these.

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  99. I follow Contemporary Cloth on FB!

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  100. Right now I'm working on my first ever quilt - a baby quilt for my BF's baby girl. Since it's my first quilt, I went very simple, it's large squares; so far I've finished the top, and now have to figure out how to put the thing together :)

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  101. I'm working on a dresden plate pillow for my grandmother's christmas gift!

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  102. I also follow Maureen Cracknell Handmade!

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  103. I have been a customer and received the newsletter of Contemporary Cloth for several years. Victoria
    vicmil at aol dot com

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  104. I'm working on Bonnie Hunter's Easy Street and. Quilt for a friend.

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  105. And I've shared your giveaway on FB :)

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  106. I liked Contemporary Cloth on Facebook

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  107. Still trying to get a quilt done for Christmas!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  108. I'm working on lined drawstring bags

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  109. I now follow Contemporary Cloth on fb

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  110. Oh boy. I am in the middle of a couple sewing projects. Of course they are all projects I should have started a month ago and will probably be scrambling to get them done by christmas. My mom requested a kitchen set so I am making those for her and my mil. My dad loves to grill so he is getting a grill apron. Scarf for my trendy sis. Pajamas and hopefully comic book quilts for my boys. Still no idea what to make for my husband. LOL Thank you for an awesome giveaway!! Sending you warm holiday wishes!

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  111. I love contempiray cloth and have bought home dec fabrics there.! Very nice. I follow them as well

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  112. I'm working on little house ornaments for my neighbors..thanks for the giveaway!

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  113. Right now the only thing I'm working on is getting over this crud. I have to make my niece a t shirt quilt before Christmas and here I am struck down by a germ.

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  114. Am working on christmas quilts currently.

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  115. I am working on a commissioned quilt...'Bluenose'

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  116. P.S. OH and I love your blog Maureen. I've actually been to where you moved to and used to enjoy visiting P. County.

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  117. I am a fan of Contemporary Cloth Inc. on Facebook!

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  118. I followed on facebook..you have great material

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  119. I Follow Maureen Cracknell Handmade on Facebook! Love new sewing ideas!

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  120. I shared the giveaway on Facebook!

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  121. This is beautiful line. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  122. I just signed up for you emails :)

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  123. I'm working on some machine embroidered page corner bookmarks for stocking stuffers. audiodropzone(at)gmail(dot)com

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  124. I'm a follower of you on Facebook!

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  125. Maureen, I already follow you on facebook.

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  126. Sweet fabric! As with a lot of people, I've got serval projects going...Swoon quilt, x and plus blocks, and a few gifts-all fun to do!

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  127. I'm working on my son's Christmas attire for school program!

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  128. I am working on a million different gifts right now. Zip pouches, throw pillows and a quilt. Over doing it maybe?

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  129. Would love to win this bundle! I've been mooning over Simpatico for a while now =) Trying to find a good print for my little girl's room.

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  130. working on basting quilts...no new quilts until I get some tops basted and quilted! (she says with hope in heart)

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  131. I follow Contemporary Cloth's FB page

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  132. I follow Contemporary Cloth on FB.

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  133. I follow Maureen Cracknell's FB page

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  134. I am a follower!!!!!
    and I am working on lots of things at present, a quilt for my bed, a memory quilt about my niece who was murdered (for her mother to be given in time for what would have been my nieces 17th birthday), baby bibs and fitted cloth nappies for my new great nephew and animal doorstops - owls, elephants and hippos - for Christmas presents. Phew and I hand sew the quilts and use a 29yo sewing machine for the others lol :)

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  135. I'm a fan of Contemporary Cloth on FB already!

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  136. Right now I'm hemming a christening dress for my soon-to-be-born baby girl! christina112358 at gmail dot com

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  137. I Follow Maureen Cracknell Handmade on Facebook!

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  138. Tweeted

    https://twitter.com/lilcorbinhill/status/279593703604105216

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  139. I follow your blog! christina112358 at gmail dot com

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  140. I'm quilting my grandson's quilt today.

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