Friday, August 30, 2013

A Fabric GIVEAWAY : :

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It's Fabric Giveaway Friday!

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

AMH Field Study & RK Essex Linen Giveaway!

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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 --

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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 gorgeous, 1/2 YARD bundle of Anna Maria Horner's three Field Study Linen Parenthetical feather prints, AND the winner will also choose three 1/2 YARD cuts of Robert Kaufman's colorful Essex Linen Fabrics!!!

You can find these lovely AMH Field Study Linens available HERE and the RK Essex Linens right HERE!

In addition,  Contemporary Cloth is offering a special discount to my readers for 25% off ALL orders! Use discount code :  ThanksMaureen on orders placed now thru Wednesday, September 4thClearance Categories are also included (selected Yuwa Japanese textiles, organic fabrics, fabric stamps and stencils, destash books and more!!

For Friday's Fabric Giveaway!!
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For Friday's Fabric Giveaway!!

Enter to win! 

Here's how,

1. Simply add a comment to this post! If you'd like, you can share with us what you'd stitch up with these beautfil linen fabrics? (one entry) 
2. Follow the Contemporary Cloth Blog, 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 instagram, tweet, facebook, pin, blog, etc... (one optional entry)

Please enter now thru Monday, September 2nd. Mr. Random will pick the winner and I will announce their name at the bottom of this post, here on the blog!


* 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 the Giveaway!!

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From 1,430 entries, Mr. Random says the lucky winner is...

    Comment #1,047 --   *  Heather A *   

Congratulations!!! I will be in touch shortly!  

1,432 comments:

  1. They'd make a lovely quilt...thank you!

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  2. Shared the giveaway on Pinterest! Thank you.

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  3. I can see some great bags made from those stunning linens!

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  4. Love these fabrics! I would probably make a purse and accessories with these lovelies.

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  5. Hi!
    I'd make some lovely quilt, for sure :)

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  6. These are definitely going into a quilt :)

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  7. Beautiful fabric giveaway Maureen....I would add it to a quilt.

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  8. I follow Contemporary and get their newsletter

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  9. I'm a FB follower of yours, already.

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  10. Ahhh. I love these prints and solids!

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  11. I follow you in bloglovin, as well :)

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  12. Pinned: http://pinterest.com/pin/278519558178549962/

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  13. Beautiful Feather Fabrics! have to do something really special with these. mburnette912@bellsouth.net

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  14. I follow you via bloglovin'! Great Blog!
    mburnette912@bellsouth.net

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  15. I could see a bag or a quilt. Maybe just sit and pat them for a while first.

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  16. I love following your blog too.

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  17. I follow Contemporary and get their newsletter

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  18. I do follow your blog.Have a fun weekend!

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  19. I am drooling over those prints, GORGEOUS! :D
    xoxo melzie

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  20. These fabrics would make a great bag/tote.

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  21. I follow your blog :)
    (bloglovin, which is totally malfunctioning lately! what other blog readers are there??)
    xoxo melzie

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  22. Those are beautiful! I've been making a lot of bags these days, so that's probably what I'd do. :)

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  23. Follow Contemporary Cloth on facebook

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  24. I follow Contemporary Cloth on Facebook.

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  25. I've always loved that feather fabric. I would stitch up a wallet with some of it esp the light background one. Just LOVE that one.

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  26. I'd love to make a big tote for myself!

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  27. Maureen, I follow you on Facebook and Bloglovin.

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  28. I follow you on fb as mickey louth

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  29. I'm following Contemporary Cloth on FB as well. :)

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  30. Oh my gosh! I have been dying to get my hands on some of this fabric! Beautiful!!

    Awesome giveaway as always!! :)

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  31. I've never worked with linen, so I'd love the opportunity to!

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  32. I follow you by email,facebook and Bloglovin'.

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  33. I follow contemporary cloth on FB! :)

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  34. I also follow you via Bloglovin :)

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  35. I'm a follower of you on FB and RSS and Bloglovin! :)

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  36. Great give-away! have a wonderful weekend...
    designteam9@aol.com

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  37. I would make a wall hanging quilt to display them to all. there gorgeous.

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  38. I follow maureen cracknell handmade on FB

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  39. I follow Contemporary Cloth on Facebook

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  40. I think it would be fun to make some kind of bag!

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  41. Thanks for the chance! These would make a fabulous bag!

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  42. What colours! And linen....love linen. I think these fabrics would look beautiful in a quilt!

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  43. I follow you by email, on Facebook and Bloglovin.

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  44. I follow contemporary cloth on facebook.

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  45. I follow your blog, Maureen...and your facebook page. :)

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  46. I follow you on dvd, love the fabric :)

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  47. Thanks for sharing. I would use these fabrics as the focal fabric to build on. They are beautiful !

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  48. Gorgeous prints, I would actually luv a summer top made from them....

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  49. And i shared on FB as well :) fingers crossed

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  50. I follow Contemporary Cloth on facebook.

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  51. I follow you on dvd, love the fabric :)

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  52. I follow Contemporary Cloth on Face Bk...

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  53. I like Contemporary Cloth Inc on FB

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  54. I would use it for a quilt I am making for my granddaughter.....the colors are perfect!

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  55. I follow you Maureen too,thank you for the gorgeous give away too....

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  56. Beautiful fabrics, would love to have them for a tablerunner. nancyannmcfall@yahoo.com

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  57. I follow Maureen Cracknell Handmade.

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  58. I have shared your give away on Face Bk too..

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  59. I signed up for the newsletter from Contemporary Cloth.

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  60. I follow you on facebook! Love these fabrics!!

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  61. I follow you on facebook. nancyannmcfall@yahoo.com

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  62. I'd love to make something with those feathers...not sure what just yet...

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  63. Lovely prints! I would do a lap quilt.

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  64. I would make some new couch pillow covers!

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  65. I follow Contemporary Cloth on FB under Jonquil Alexia.

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  66. I also follow you on Bloglovin'

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  67. I get your Maureen Cracknell Handmade

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  68. Beautiful!
    I'd make a lap quilt!

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  69. I shared this on FB and thanks for doing this.

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  70. I'm in love with linen :) I would like to make more totes, cosmetic bags and maybe circle skirt for daughter

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  71. I would probably use the fabrics for some bags :)

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  72. What an awesome giveaway! Thanks for the chance!

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  73. I would make a quilted jacket (for myself) or a pieced long-sleeved shirt (also for me).

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  74. Thanks for the chance!! I can see a skirt made out of these.

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  75. The first thing I'd sew would be a linen ring sling!

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  76. I'm the Contemporary Cloth follower on FB

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  77. Maureen, I'm your follower :)

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  78. Ahh, Sondra is always so generous -- I would looove to win this prize! Have a great weekend!

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  79. lately all my thoughts go to quilts, so that is what it would have to be.

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  80. I love linen, and in the past I have sewn outfits for my daughter from it. It is a cool and beautiful material and wonderful to work with. With this bundle I am not sure what I would sew yet. Gorgeous colors scream home decor to me, but do not know what.

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  81. Since they are 1/2 yard pieces of fabric I will be uc=sing to make school cloths for my 3 youngest grandaughters. Thank you for thr great giveaway!

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  82. I follow contemporary cloth on facebook, celia L

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  83. I follow you on facebook, celia L

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  84. I've wanted to try Essex Linen for a while now... love the colors of this giveaway!

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  85. And I follow Contemporary Cloth via Bloglovin

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  86. I follow their blog on bloglovin

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  87. I would love to make a jacket out of the white with feathers for me.

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  88. My daughter would love those feather fabrics!

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  89. I follow your blog on Bloglovin.

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  90. Really? I would have to cut them up and sew something with them? I think I would just hang them on the design wall to admire!

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  91. Hmm. I am thinking I would like to piece these beatiful fabrics into a bag so I could carry them around with me. Throw pillows would be lovely too!

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  92. Oh-- and I signed up for the Contemporary Cloth newsletter on their website.

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  93. I will be including this giveaway in my next Giveaway Roundup post this weekend on my blog.

    http://www.missourimel.com/

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  94. I also follow *you* on Facebook!

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  95. I am following Comtemporary Cloth on Facebook.

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  96. I follow your blog on Bloglovin'. Thank you for the extra chance to enter.

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  97. Signed up for the blog and newsletter, already liked their fb page

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  98. I am making some wall pictures with fabric in frames and words or letters made out of buttons and sequins.

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  99. Follow you to the ends of the earth, both here and on fb. :)

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  100. you offer THE best fabric give aways!

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  101. I signed up for Contemporary Cloth's newsletter.

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  102. ooo I'd probably make myself some skirts :)

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  103. I follow Maureen Cracknell Handmade

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  104. Great selection of solids. The fabric would make up many wonderful things. Quilts and totes just to name two. Thanks

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  105. And, I follow CC on FB (Fabulous Home Sewn Products)

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  106. I would love just to try using linens! I have never done it before.

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  107. blogged, tweeted, shared and googled your fantastic giveaway. :)

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  108. I shared this giveaway on FB

    https://www.facebook.com/sylvia.zajis/posts/667676793244639

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  109. I think I would make some book covers.

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  110. I think these are just begging to be made into shams for my bed!

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  111. I have some great ideas for these fabrics. (On CC's mailing list)

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  112. I receive the contemporary cloth newsletter!

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  113. So I hope it's my lucky day! (shared the giveaway on FB) Now, I am off to buy thread!

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  114. I would make some little zakka purses to start my Christmas gift making. Thanks.

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  115. Ok, in my humble opinion, this is the best giveaway! Those linens are so beautiful!!

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  116. I follow you on FB and Bloglovin!

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  117. I am thinking some fun throw pillows would be in order for these fabrics!

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  118. I follow you thru bloglovin & fb!

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  119. Love the colors-as always I would use them in a quilt or a bag.

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  120. I tweeted
    https://twitter.com/nalaxu/status/373440222614155265

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  121. I see some beautiful purses to be madefor Christmas gifts.

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  122. Have had my eye on that linen for a while! Would love to make a tote or bag from it!

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  123. I've been itching to make a Super Tote (pattern by Noodlehead) and these feathers would be perfect for it !

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  124. That fabric is so beautiful!

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  125. YES! I would stock up on some solids!!!

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  126. I follow you on Bloglovin and FB

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  127. I follow you on Facebook and Bloglovin.

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  128. Love Anna Marie Horner...Such beautiful fabrics.

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  129. I follow Contemporary Cloth on FB (Deborah Gunthorpe)

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  130. I also follow you on facebook.

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  131. I follow you on FB and Blogger

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  132. I think I'd have to sew up some new pillows and curtains for my new house!

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  133. Squeal! I love, love these fabrics. I think they are great for bags

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  134. Wow! What an exciting prize! I love AMH!

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  135. Some people use drugs for a high, but not me! I get my high from fabric! It is addicting but at least it's not illegal! Lol!

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  136. I have very limited bag-making experience/skills, but these just scream to me to be made into an awesome bag. On the other hand, a quilt with these linens would be something new and fun for me!

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  137. I follow your blog. Thanks, as always, for the chance to win!

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  138. I follow you on fb and newsletter.

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