Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Arcadia { A Fabric GIVEAWAY } : :

Sarah Watson's new organic Arcadia collection for Cloud9 Fabrics

As I work my way to turning my beautiful fat quarter bundle of Cloud9 Fabric's Arcadia collection into a new quilt top, I thought it would be fun to have a special midweek giveaway for the second bundle today!

Arcadia Beginnings

There are so many wonderful prints in this collection, including many great low volume prints, if you're on the look out! I especially love the whimsical forest theme -- toadstools, wildflowers, bees, & butterflies, such a perfect collection for these Summer days! Be sure to click right HERE to get a better look at lovely Arcadia!!

Sarah Watson's new organic Arcadia collection for Cloud9 Fabrics

Enter to win a bundle today!

 -- Simply leave a comment here in this post! I'd love to know what you'd make with your FQ bundle of Arcadia?
-- You can follow the Cloud9 Facebook page, Blog, or Instagram as an optional extra entry! Just let me know that you do by making a separate comment here to record that entry.
-- My followers get an extra entry, too!
-- Help spread the word! I know that many of you already do, so I've added that as another way to enter. Whether by Instagram, tweet, facebook, pin, blog, etc...   

I'll be sure to add the winner to the bottom of this post!
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Thank you to all who entered the Giveaway!!

From 1,590 entries, Mr. Random says the lucky winner is... 

Comment #281 --   *  Little Ella Lu * Congratulations! I will be in touch shortly!  Maureen

1,602 comments:

  1. Im6 not usually a fan of the graphics, but the colours are amazing. I think either my mom or mother in law would get a throw quilt out of these.

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  2. Beautiful fabrics! They'd make a great quilt for the cottage. (sdenzel@hotmail.com)

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  3. I follow you on FB. (sdenzel@hotmail.com)

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  4. the Happy song comes to mind when I see this fabric!

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  5. I'd make pillow covers out of this lovely bundle!

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  6. I follow you on Facebook, too :D

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  7. I'm following Cloud Nine on fb.

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  8. I have been following Cloud 9 for a while now, love the whimsy!

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  9. Love these summery looking fabrics. I think my deck could use a new quilt, so that's what I'd make. Thanks for this mid-week giveaway.

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  10. I love these prints! I'm thinking pillows of some sort for the family room

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  11. As always, I'm sharing the FB post with my quilty friends.

    Have a fun and safe 4th of July weekend!!

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  12. I just LOVE that blue! I'm not sure I could cut into these.......

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  13. Love the colors in this collection! Perfect for a throw for the couch!

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  14. I follow you on facebook :)

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  15. I love these! As a garment sewer, I make something sweet and full of ruffles for an adorable 5 year old and her newborn sister!

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  16. My go-to seems to be baby/toddler quilts so I'm sure this would find it's way into one of those. :-) Thanks for the giveaway!!

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  17. I would love to make a quilt or incorporate it into a bag of some sort!

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  18. I follow your blog, Maureen, and also follow on facebook.

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  19. I will definitely make something wonderful with these great fabrics. And I am a FB follower!

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  20. I'm new to the quilting world and would love to try this fabric!

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  21. I already follow Cloud 9 on fb, and now I am following on ig also.

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  22. I adore this fabric! Thanks so much for the chance!

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  23. I would love to make a throw out of these for my step MIL. Her cancer has returned and she is going down hill. I think the colors and graphics would really brighten up her day.

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  24. I'd make some new book bags for the little people in my life.

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  25. Oooh, that's a tough one, I think I'd need to see if before I could decide. The prints are sooo pretty.

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  26. 2 entries:
    --I follow your blog
    --I "liked" Cloud9s page on FB

    thanks!

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  27. I follow you every-which-way-but-loose. :-)

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  28. I follow Cloud 9 on Instagram and FB.

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  29. I subscribe to your newsletter.

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  30. My 10 year old is in need of some new designer clothing. I think I would make her a flowy summer dress with these beautiful prints!

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  31. I follow your blog through feedly.

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  32. I follow Cloud 9 on Facebook and Instagram!

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  33. Love these fabrics! I think I would like either a pretty tote bag or a lap quilt made from these.

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  34. I follow Cloud9 on facebook. :)

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  35. I follow you! bloglovin, Facebook, and Instagram!

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  36. I would make my daughter some pillow cases and throw pillows for her college dorm

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  37. Mmmm, that fabric looks delicious! I love Cloud 9 Fabrics. I think I would a fun wallhanging for my office with it!

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  38. I would love to win! I would make my first grandchild due in Dec a quilt. Rhonda rmmathis@att.net

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  39. I follow you on facebook & email. :)

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  40. I'd make a quilt for my Mom! She loves this line!

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  41. I follow you on Bloglovin and through my Feedly!

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  42. I also shared this giveaway on Facebook!

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  43. And I definitely follow you :) On FB and via Feedly!

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  44. I follow you on FB. I would selfishly make something wonderful for myself!! Thanks for the chance to own this scrumptious bundle.

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  45. I follow you on FB! Rhonda rmmathis@att.net

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  46. I follow you on FB. Would LOVE this! Thanks! debbiefoxx45@hotmail.com

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  47. I just learnt how to strip paper piece .. I could see some beautiful table runners, and lap blankets out of this fabric!! :)

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  48. I'd love to win this gorgeous bundle! I'd make a quilt. And maybe I'd even keep it!

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  49. Follow you on Facebook, Blog and Instagram :)

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  50. I already follow Cloud 9 on FB! Love their fabrics!

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  51. I follow you on FB! :) Love your quilts!

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  52. Commenting to hopefully win the lovely prize!

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  53. I would make a quilt for my sister. Thanks

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  54. Love sunflowers! What a beautiful collection.

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  55. Lovely fabric Maureen. I think I would make a new throw quilt for the living room.

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  56. I happily follow your blog with GFC.

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  57. I follow you on Facebook and thanks so much for the opportunity to win!!!

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  58. I follow Cloud9 on Facebook

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  59. I already follow Cloud 9 on FB.

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  60. Love the fabrics. I would make some small projects to give away at my upcoming family reunion.

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  61. I would try my hand at a lap quilt or pillow covers.

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  62. My niece has requested a quilt using her favorite color, Sky Blue. Several of these fabrics would work very well with her color scheme. And of course I will use the other fabrics. There is no end of people wanting comfy quilts. :)

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  63. I follow you on Facebook!
    satterfieldfamily@sbcglobal.net

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  64. I'd make a quilt for my 6 year old daughter. She saw these fabrics the other day and loves them.

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  65. I follow Cloud9 on Facebook.

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  66. I follow you on Facebook

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  67. I would make a table runner.

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  68. Following Cloud 9 on facebook and instagram.

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  69. Thank you for the offer, it looks sweet! I wanted to make a quilt of some sort: lap, full-size, table runner or something for each of our 10 grown kids, for Christmas...may not reach my deadline but it just might take longer...

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  70. I follow Cloud 9 on Facebook!
    satterfieldfamily@sbcglobal,net

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  71. I follow Cloud9 Fabrics on fb

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  72. These are just so wonderful, I can't wait to get my hands on some. I think I would make a value quilt with a bundle. Those little butterflies are delightful :)

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  73. Shared on facebook, twitter and Google Plus.

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  74. I love following you on Facebook! Love your posts!

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  75. I Spread the Word by sharing your post on Facebook.

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  76. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  77. Follow on FB

    Connie B

    cbquilts345@yahoo.com

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  78. Great bundle! I would make a quilt for somebody wonderful!
    satterfieldfamily@sbcglobal.net

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  79. Oh, oh, oh! A chance to win mid-week! I follow you on FB!

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  80. I would have my talented cousin make me a quilt for my 60th birthday! Love the colors!

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  81. I seem to be making a lot of baby quilts lately, but I think these fabrics might look good in an I Spy quilt.

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  82. I follow Cloud9 on instagram

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  83. I love cloud9 fabric. I think I would whip up a few accessories ... Sunglass case, wristlet, makeup pouch. Beautiful fabric. Thanks!

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  84. I follow Cloud9 on facebook!

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  85. I would love to make a quilt with this!

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  86. i shared via pinterest
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/103301385177793810/

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  87. I tweeted https://twitter.com/jtjthtcthtnt/status/484344852461531138

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  88. i follow MCH in every way possible!

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  89. What a gorgeous bundle! Definitely would make a beautiful quilt

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  90. i already follow cloud 9 on facebook

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  91. I would love to make Noodlehead's Super Tote. These colors are perfect for it!

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  92. If I had these fabrics, I would make a modern quilt in a pattern that would highlight these fabrics

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  93. I am a follower on bloglovin'

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  94. I follow you on Facebook! and using Netvibes.

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  95. I think the fabric would look good in a churn Dan's or an improv log cabin style lap quilt.

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  96. I would love some new throw pillows for our bed. Super Cute!

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  97. I would definitely make a quilt, but I'd have to think about what pattern to use.
    tstanulis@verizon.net

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  98. i am new to sewing/quilting and am still learning so i would have to make something simple like a pillow or placemat - but would LOVE to work with this gorgeous fabric

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  99. Love these! I'd do a modern quilt for my teen daughter!

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  100. these fabrics are great! i have been thinking about making a new bag for the summer, so i think i would use these fabrics for that. :) thanks for the chance to win.

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  101. i also follow your blog and FB. :)

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  103. I would want to make a quilt out of those beautiful fabrics! I'm sure yours will turn out amazing. :)

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  104. For the summer, i am making blankets for picnicking, cloud watching, and star gazing. :)

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  105. I started following Cloud9 on Facebook.

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  106. I follow MCH on Facebook, Bloglovin, and Pinterest!

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  107. I'd love to make some library totes and some crayon rolls.

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  108. I am now following the Cloud 9 Facebook page!
    tstanulis@verizon.net

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  109. Hollyvan @ hotmail.comJuly 2, 2014 at 10:40 AM

    Love this. Probably would use in a bag or a table runner

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  110. I am a follower! Love to win.

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  111. I follow Cloud 9 Fabrics on Facebook

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  112. I follow your blog!
    tstanulis@verizon.net

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  113. Following Cloud 9 on Instagram!

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  114. Just beautiful. I would make a quilt with matching cushion/pillow.

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  115. I follow Maureen Cracknell Handmade

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  116. Perfect blue for what I am looking for in my new home. Please someone at least give me a good name for that color blue, when I reference to my searches in fabrics (upholstery).

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  117. A quilt for sure!! Love to win.

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  118. I am a follower on Facebook.

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  119. I follow you on Bloglovin and Facebook and this fabric is beautiful!

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  120. I shared via my blog:

    http://rainasrantsravesandrevelations.blogspot.com/2014/07/maureen-cracknell-handmade-arcadia.html

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  121. Already follow Cloud9 on Facebook.

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  122. Love these fabrics ! I have3 daughters who would also love them!! Kyla Olson

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  123. Those are so bright and cheery. I would make a quick lap or throw and it would be great to win because next week at our local quilt show we are stitching blocks with kids to make quilts for the disaster of the twin tornado that wiped out the town of Pilger near here.

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  124. I have a pattern for a patchwork apron. These prints would be cute made into it.

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  125. Haven't won yet but keep hoping.

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  126. flowrs, no particular order, birds, a frog, all appliqued on the crazy quilt back ground...

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  127. Such pretty fabric - would look great in my stash!!

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  128. Wow, this would make sew many wonderful quilts with fat quarter patterns. Might try the twenty twenty or yellow brick road or ice tea ummmmmmmmmmmm.

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  129. I would make a quilt....crochet.creations12@yahoo.com

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  130. Hi, I'm food blogger ( http://cameraconquista.wordpress.com/) and I'd like to use your beautiful fabrics as great background for my food pics!
    I'm also selling my recipe and food photos to a national italian magazine "GENTE" !
    I'm following you on FB.

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  131. I follow you on Facebook and love your designs! Kyla Hall Olson

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  132. I follow Cloud9 on Instagram

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  133. Thanks as always, Maureen, for sharing the fabric love! These prints are too amazing- I'm thinking they'd be petted and agonized over for quite a while before being cut into. Then maybe an EPP project?

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