Tuesday, February 22, 2011

The Fairy Gardener’s First Give Away!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. 
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I’m very  excited but a little embarrassed too. 
I planned on doing my first give away last month on my blog’s six month anniversary, but that came and went and I missed it!  Duh!  Then I thought—”Well I’ll just do it on my 50th blog post” but  I’m past that point now, so I had another brilliant moment of inspiration and thought, “I’ll  do a President’s Day give away, but as you can tell, I’m late again [sigh]. 
So I think I’d better strike while the iron’s hot and call today, February 22nd,  “Blog Follower’s Appreciation Day”!   Please realize that I have absolutely no power or authority of any kind to declare such a day, unless notary publics can declare holidays, but what the hey…
I hereby officially declare February 22nd, 2011 as Blog Follower’s Appreciation Day (on my blog).
So in honor of Blog Follower’s Appreciation Day,  I’m giving away this very pretty stack of fabric from Studio E’s “Road to Marrakesh” and “Soho” lines. 
I picked this fabric especially because it just felt like spring.  The Cool blues, spring greens, chartreuse, yellow, & soft tangerine all reminded me of sunny spring days, daffodils, crocus, grass and new leaves.
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I tried my best but  I don’t think these pictures do the fabric any justice. 
BTW,  There are six half-yard cuts in this bundle.  I was originally going to give away five but I felt bad about missing the give away dates so there’s six now. Smile That’s a total of three yards of fabric—see I told you this give-away would be a doozey!
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To enter the drawing  just leave a comment.   If you’re a gardener,  tell me  what you’re looking forward to the most when spring comes.
If you’re not a gardener tell me what new project you are most looking forward to doing that’s spring related.
Answer the bonus question, “What kind of project would you use this fabric for?”, and receive another surprise half yard of fabric from Studio E.
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I’ll pick a winner on Monday night February 28th and announce it Tuesday morning.   Good luck and spread the word.
Gail

243 comments:

  1. Hi Gail...well I am a gardener and I have been working on all white garden. All of our blossoms are all white and they begin in spring to the fall...we discourage any bees from pollinating lol.
    This fabric is lovely, sew I think I would use it for some doll quilts or mug rugs..t.y. for the chance

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  2. Spring is still snow covered for us usually, so everything in my garden gets a late start. But when the tulips start poking through, I get almost giddy! We had one (or several) gophers a few years back, and they ate a lot of my bulbs....but I keep planting more hoping for the best! I love to see the pics of 'spring happenings' on the blogs....helps me get through the wait!

    I love these fabrics....they are so beautiful! They would definitely be the focus of a quilt!

    Thanks for having a giveaway! We love that!

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  3. Hi Gail, thanks for the chance to win! I'm not a gardener but I look forward to my azalea bush blooming in the spring... it only looks decent 2 weeks out of the year, but those two weeks are pretty!

    I'd make a quilt for my brother, who's jealous because I made my niece one and not him! Men! ...go figure.

    Linda

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  4. Those fabrics are great! I think they would be good in a modern squares quilt-large squares surrounded by two borders, all sewn together. I am really looking forward to having time to work on a quilt that is a PHD-made from whites and Kaffe Fassett prints as well as a few others.

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  5. I love your proclamation!!

    This last week we have woke up to snow on the ground 5 days! Enough already. I always know spring really is on the way when my crocuses start sprouting.

    I was inspired today by a quilt from Bonnie Hunter. It would be lovely with these fabrics.
    Happy blogging.

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  6. Gorgeous fabrics. I live in an apartment and while I love flowers I limit myself to just a couple of small containers on the balcony.

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  7. oh gosh, i'm not a gardener at all, but I am looking forward to spring and sunshine. i want to make a YELLOW quilt and some fun dresses for my Ruby!

    I hope I win!!! :)

    (thanks for your comment - I don't know if I can do it again in March though, haha!!)

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  8. Just found your blog, and I love the pics and information on African Violets! I have never had success in growing them but I had a beautiful Streptocarcus which unfortunately didn't survive our move to the country last year - they are from the same flower family as the Saint Paulias. We're coming to the end of our summer now, but I am thinking of planting some sweet peas along the back fence to have them blooming next spring - in Australia, we plant sweet peas in mid-March. The "gardening rule" says to plant them on or by St Patrick's Day.

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  9. hello from oregon, love your blog and love the pretty fabrics. weatherman says we are to get snow tomarrow or thursday..we will see what mother nature brings us.
    with the fabric i would make some mug rugs and also potholders for gifts.
    am sure looking forward to longer days and sunny warm days. hubby does most of the gardening and does a great job of it.
    happy sewing.
    cindy

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  10. I live in Portugal so Spring in about a month away. Nevertheless some time ago (a long time to be honest) I bought a beautiful panel full of adorable Spring pictures. Now I've just have to decide if I'm going to quilt just as it is or cut into the little pictures and make a whole new quilt.

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  11. Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving kind comments. I am a gardener and enjoy each new flower as it head pops up. I love stars and would make a ohio star quilt.
    Waiting for spring.

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  12. everything i try to grow dies, so i guess i will just watch hubby keep the grass green. and for the fabric i will use it to make a spring garden quilt and make like i have flowers in my back yard.

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  13. Hi Gail! I'm a gardener too! I'm super excited to get started on my veggie garden. Last year we did a pretty small one to see how it went. We have plans to enlarge it this year. Oh, and I cannot wait to get started on my flower beds. I keep walking around the yard...through the snow...thinking about what needs to be done this year. :-) The fabrics are gorgeous and I think I'd like to make them into some sort of gardening apron. I'm new at sewing, so I still have to think small.

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  14. Happy Spring from a new follower... looking forward to reading along as you blog!

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  15. I am looking forward to warmer weather and being able to take my 3 boys outside!
    babyfickas at gmail dot com

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  16. Hi from Vancouver where we are suppose to get snow in the forecast! Though the bulbs are still pushing up out of the garden! I look foreward to actually planting the first seeds every spring. The fabric is gorgeous, I would make a quilt out of it. Thank you for having a give away.

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  17. I would probably make a quilt out of this for my parents. They have been so supportive these last few months!
    babyfickas at gmail dot com

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  18. I am not the greatest gardener but I love flowers and as the years go by, my garden is progressing nicely. The fabric you have chosen is perfect for spring and I would make a lap quilt with some matching toss pillows. Please consider me a new follower as I have just discovered you today!!

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  19. Love the fabrics. I am planning on a bedroom redo in greens and blues. These fabrics would make lovely accent pillows or a table runner. I found your blog today thanks to Sew Many Ways.

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  20. Gail, I found you through Karen at sew many ways. I love your blog! I am a neebie to quilting but have been sewing for many years. I also love to crochet. I live in MN and we are currently covered in snow, so Spring is not as close as I would like:) The project I'm looking forward to is raking up the remnants of last year's leaves and watching the tulips pop out. In addition to running around with my kids to baseball games. As far as what I would do with the gorgeous fabric, I'd have to look at it and touch it for a while. I just love fabric! Eventually, I would like to make a quilt for my niece who's graduating and heading off to college. Thanks for listening and thanks for the chance to meet someone new and enter your drawing.

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  21. A fellow New England gardener/fabric lover - how great is that!!! I am looking forward to early spring greens, my new mini-greenhouse that Hubby got me, and watching the scilla erupt in my yard!

    These cuts would make a great throw quilt for my garden swing - I usually pull a quilt off the bed to take out there with my planning notebook in the early spring to catch some early sunshine and doodle my garden dreams for the year. Having a green quilt would be an added bonus!

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  22. I'm looking forward to my peony's coming up.

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  23. I'm not much of a gardener but I am looking forward to weeded out some of the beds that have gone astray for far to long. I love when flowers can be planted.
    If I win, I would use the fabric to make my sister or niece a quilt for Christmas. It would be a reminder of spring all year long. Thanks for being so generous.

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  24. Congratulations on your blogaversary! I am going to have to replant much of my yard. We had a devistatingly cold spell and the temperatures got to 7 degrees here in AZ. I think I would like to make a lap quilt from your gift. There is a great tutorial on Missouri Quilt Company called a tube quilt. It looks really fun. I want to try it.

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  25. I am looking forward to wearing flip flops outside! Thanks for a great giveaway! The fabrics are yummy!

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  26. I keep trying to have a nice garden but those gophers just love to pull my vegetable plants down to their hole. Anywho, I look forward to putting in an herb garden. I love using fresh herbs when I can.
    I would love to use the fabrics to make some bags and maybe a wallhanging.
    Thanks for a chance to win!

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  27. spring is an exciting time of the year...I'm looking forward to autumn and some cooler temps...it's been so hot here...and get my vege patch planted...love to be included in your giveaway...and what would I make if I won...it would be so exciting that the fabric would be inspiration for a new quilt to stitch!

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  28. I am a gardener and I am looking forward to plant my vegtables in small pots to be ready when it is time to put them into my garden. Love your blog and I am looking forward to follow you. The fabrics are so lovely and at the moment I am in the mood to make some cushions!

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  29. Love the spring fabrics. I can't do a lot of outdoor gardening as I have allergies, but I can create pretty quilts using 'spring' fabrics. Thanks for the chance to win.
    Gail from Verona, VA
    gauen@ mbc.edu

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  30. I'm a new gardener and I just love all the flowers. I smile every time I see them.

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  31. Those fabrics look great. Of course, green is my favoirte color!

    We are hoping to have our first real garden, this year, and I am intimidated!

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  32. What a great giveaway! Unfortunately I don't have a garden, but I can enjoy my parents garden once in a while. If I had a garden, I would plant lots of poppies, bluebottles and bellflowers (I hope I have the right translation, I only know the Dutch names!).

    Lenore from the Netherlands

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  33. I am a gardener and what I am most looking forward to this spring is for my raspberry bushes to bud and blossom.
    If I were so lucky as to win this fabric, I would make a quilt to put on the recliner in the sun porch for those chilly spring days!
    Congratulations on Fan Appreciation Day on your blog!

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  34. What fun! I don't garden, but I am a great admirer of those who do.

    I do quilt, though, and those fabrics are yummy!

    Thanks for the fun!

    Blessings,
    Celia

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  35. TOMATOES! Fresh off the vine, huge and juicey, all spapes and sizes, chopped in salsa with fresh cilantro and peppers from my porch. Sliced with mozzarella cheese and mushrooms in Italian dressing on beggattes. Forgive my mispellings. I just love tomatoes!

    The fabric would be my "porch picnic quilt"! So I can watch the deer eat my roses and apple trees.

    I will use the card trick block or a nine patch and make tea and coffee and burn .....i mean bake another coffee cake! If I win it will be tomato time by the time I finish it...

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  36. Oh, two of my favorite things - gardening and quilting, cooking and genealogy can take up my whole day if I didn't have to go to work!!

    My favorite spring plant is our beautiful Texas Bluebonnets growing across the fields and pastures of our Texas Hill Country. If I ever get a blog set up, a picture of my bluebonnets will be on it!!

    Love those fabrics and I certainly hope I win!!

    Thanks for your blog and I'll be putting you into my favorites.

    Will leave my e-mail (I don't have a blog) because I am having a problem leaving my comments.

    Jackie
    jackiemorgan02@yahoo.com

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  37. The words "Road to Marrakesh" stopped me in my tracks. I have a little bit of that collection and I love it. I have not made anything with it because I need more. And here is my opportunity....yeah :)

    What I look forward to doing in the garden this spring is planting tomatoes...fewer plants this year....and seeing our raspberry bushes spreading. Very exciting for us...we have two little boys who love the garden.

    What I plan to make with the fabric....that is a no brainer for me....make a throw for myself....everything I've made has been given away last year....time for something for myself.

    Smiles,
    Kelly

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  38. Wonderful giveaway! I'm looking forward to seeing my perennials pop through the soil - can't wait!

    As for what I would do with the fabric - probably make a snuggle quilt for myself and back it with flannel - something to keep me warm while I read next winter! ;)

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  39. Just found your blog, and I love it!
    Thanks so much for the chance to win. The fabric is gorgeous!
    I've been working on some home improvement projects and I think these would make lovely fabric baskets and maybe also some pillowcases!

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  40. Oh I would love to make some pieced covers for some little journals for Gardening notes - the flower garden, the veg patch, the herb quarter, the orchard fruits, the recipes for homegrown stuff...

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  41. Love the fabrics. This spring I plan to become a gardener. Can't wait to start growing herbs and maybe a few veggies!

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  42. My hubs and I put in what I refer to as a "pantry" garden, full of the ordinary, staple things - potatoes, carrots, onions, peas, corn, cukes, cabbage, broccoli, etc - that manage to grow here in my zone 3b. The fabrics? Fab. I can think of many, many fun things I would do with them during the winter...thanks for the giveaway!

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  43. I'm not a gardener, so my spring project would be to give my car a good cleaning.. It's been too cold to do it, so I'm waiting for a warmer day!

    I'd probably make a lap quilt or pillow with the fabric!

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  44. Gorgeous fabrics! I am a gardener, although I garden in the Southwest, not New England, so our seasons are a bit different! What I most look forward to is waking my "spring" veggie plots up with a good dose of compost and getting them planted. Even though I grow herbs, veggies and flowers year around, I still look forward to the spring planting season! Karin

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  45. Hi Gail, well I am not much of a gardener, so I hope what I do plant will live!!

    Spring projects, moving rooms around and spring cleaning and working on our spring line of little girls clothes at bumblebeeandsophie.com

    the fabrics are awesome, I will most likely use them for a baby quilt, have a new grandchild on the way and a few others I know having babies...

    Cindy

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  46. I am not a gardener, but am hoping to plant some veggies this spring. Its on my to learn list. I don't know what I would use the fabric for. I like to let stuff stew in my stash for a bit while I think about the pattern of the fabric and let it inspire me!

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  47. I'm a gardener and I've been looking forward to getting a start on my deck herb garden. But, darn it, it's snowing here in Victoria, B.C. today so I guess I'll have to keep waiting, and waiting. There are lots of bulbs blooming here and yesterday I saw a camellia bush in bloom, so spring must be on the way, but the snow is a bit of a setback. Love the fabrics in your giveaway. I would be making a lap quilt for my deck because the colours reminds me of my garden in summer.

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  48. I would garden, but we're moving into a rental townhouse next month, so this year we won't have a garden.

    If I won I might make a spring-y table runner out of them, and some matching placemats?

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  49. I'm a gardener (aren't all quilters?) and I am just anxious to see the snow melt and see the Johnny Jump Ups appear. So sick of winter!. The fabrics you have chosen are wonderful. I think a little quilt for my screen porch would be the ticket for me.

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  50. Hi,
    I am a gardener and look forward to so much. My crocus are peeking up out of the ground, the tulips will be coming soon and getting the ground ready to plant early peas. Just finished ordering my seeds so that's fun to look for too.

    Happy almost spring!

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  51. We are fortunate enough that we can garden most of the year round, but I always look forward to my spring bulbs. I am also looking forward to see what blooms in my new iris garden this year. We've had such a cold winter so it will be interesting.

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  52. I found you through Sew Many Ways. I'm an off/on gardener. I'm from California and when I lived in the Sacramento area I could make anything grow. I moved to the Mendocino area and my thumb turned brown. I just moved to Massachusetts and was hoping that my thumb would turn green again. In any case I always at least grow strawberries. I'm allergic to them but they are pretty and the kids love them. :)

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  53. I love my flowers that come up every year. I hope to plant a small vegetable garden. The fabric is lovely and I would make a table topper. Any leftovers would go into new curtains for my kitchen. That way, I would enjoy a garden inside and out. I found you through Sew Many Ways and truly enjoyed your gardening posts. I bookmarked you so I can come back often. I need all the help I can to have a pretty garden. Thanks.

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  54. I wish I was a gardener. Unfortunately, I have black thumbs and there are lots of snakes out there. I'd use those yummy fabrics with white to make a quilt.

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  55. I'm so looking forward to the bulbs coming up. Some have started here already, I can't wait. The bonus is that I didn't even plant them, the previous owners did, they just came up in spring and delighted us all.

    I think I would have to make a quilt from that material if I won, although I really like those navy blue fabrics and might use them in a tunic pattern I have. Very nice! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  56. Vegetable gardener here; last year was one of the best seasons in a long time. I put free veggies down by my mailbox and people scooped them up. Looking forward to a new year...as soon as the 3 or 4 feet of SNOW covering my cold frames goes away so I can get started!

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  57. I'm not much of a gardener (unless you count planting tomatoes for squirrel consumption) but I'm looking forward to spring cleaning my quilting studio and finally translating all my scribbled notes into follow-able patterns. And then, of course, making more quilts!

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  58. What pretty fabrics! Thanks for the chance to enter. I found you by way of Sew Many Things.

    I am what I like to refer as a pseudo-gardener, which means what I grow best is weeds. What can I say? I didn't inherit my Papa's green thumb. I did, however, purchase a Topsy Turvy for my back porch on clearance yesterday and intend to plant some tomato plants in it. Does that count?

    If I were to win this giveaway, I would donate the fabric to my Daddy's Dreams project, making quilts for cancer patients. Even if I don't win, would love your scraps or cast-off cotton and flannel fabrics to use in our effort. The info is here: www.bellabdesigns.blogspot.com/daddysdreams

    Again, thanks for the opportunity to enter. You have a very interesting blog! HUGS

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  59. those fabrics are gorgeous, and 3 yards is huge!! Came over from another blog, can't wait to explore!

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  60. I live in upstate NY and can't wait to start "working" in my garden. I love dahlias and want to expand my flower bed to grow more, more, more! I also love to sew and caught the quilting bug a few years ago. I have three quilts to make this year - my stepson is getting married and would use those delicious fabrics in a quilt for him and his sweetheart! Thank you! Hope you pick me!!!

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  61. Would love to win that yummy pack of fabrics! Bring on spring! We're just starting to see green poking up in our daffodil bed.

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  62. I am actually planting my first garden this year and have been looking forward to it all winter! I can't wait for some fresh veggies from my very own garden.

    These fabric look like a great quilt inspiration!

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  63. Hi, I am a new follower and not a gardener. I do put some pretty flowers in pots on our deck. We have groundhogs and deer who like any flowers that I put in the yard, even the ones that they shouldn't like. I do appreciate a beautiful garden though. Your fabrics look beautiful, I would make a quilt from the book, 6 halves make a whole. A great book to use those fabrics. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  64. What a lovely giveaway! I'm looking forward to planting with my sons (4 and 6 years old). Their excitement and wonder really make it a special time for me.

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  65. I am a Gardner... well, by marriage not by trade!! My last name is Gardner.
    I am not a gardener at all. My parents would wake us up at 6am in the summer to weed the flower beds and vegi garden. They said it's either now or in the heat of the day! So there. Someday I hope to grow into wanting to garden. I love the look of it, just not the mess of it.

    I think that fabric would make a beautiful bag. I really want to get a Bow and Tucks bag pattern and try it out!

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  66. Congrats on all your milestones...50+ posts, 6 months...awesome! These fabrics are lovely, and just what we need to help us believe that Spring will arrive.

    I'm in a February funk!

    I'm not much of a gardener, but two summers ago I had a plot in a community garden and grew some veggies. I really enjoyed it. I was away all last summer, but may be able to try again this year. Other than that, my looking-forward-to-Spring projects include sewing dresses and skirts in gorgeous fabrics.

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  67. I am a gardener and am looking forward to my tulips blooming soon. I'm not looking forward to all of the weeding that needs to be done.

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  68. If I am lucky enough to win the beautiful fabric I will probably make placemats with it!

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  69. very nice blog!! I have add you to my favourite list
    congratulations!!

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  70. I am already planting flowers and veggies!!! We have had a blast of warm, and the sweet impatients were calling to me. Of course I live in Florida, so it's all right to plant. Also planted tomatoes, cukes, and yellow squash. I am hoping they all make it. Thanks for your very generous giveaway. I am having one too, so please stop by and check it out ;-D

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  71. Looking forward to planting spring vegetables -- especially spinach! But until spring planting is possible, I'll plant some new herbs in my Aerogarden.

    As for the project, I need to do a wedding quilt for a nephew and his bride. Their taste in fabric is definitely more modern than mine, so my stash of reproductions won't work for them. This fabric would be the perfect starting point for their quilt.

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  72. What lovely fabrics - spring in the garden....I look most forward to the tulips! If I won this fabric, I'd use it for mug rugs for my sisters when we have our sisters' weekend in the spring - and maybe a tote that my sister has asked me to make for her Kobo. Thanks for the chance!

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  73. Hi Gail-
    We had a bit of a teaser about spring with temp's in the 60's, it was record breaking. Then this morning, it was only 6degree's. Quite the heartbreaker for a gardener. But I'm certain spring will come.
    As for what I am looking forward to... I really miss being outside without shoes, to walk in the grass. I love it! After that there is planting and mulching and icetea!

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  74. I am looking forward to the sun on my back as I dig in the soil! Thanks!

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  75. I can't wait to see my daffodils this Spring. Right now all I can see is snow!

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  76. I look forward to EATING! I love vegetable and fruit gardening and I love most of all harvesting tasty tomatoes, delicious herbs and juicy berries!

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  77. I am not a gardner but I can't wait for Spring to clean out the closets and organize them.....yes I like to do it when my kids are not underfoot...LOL....

    Shannon Margaret

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  78. If I won this big give away...what I would prob do is give the fabric to my sister ..... she is starting to sew and I know this would be awesome for her to have something beautiful.....Thanks for the opportunity......

    Shannon Margaret

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  79. I'm not a gardener per say, but I enjoy it from time to time! I love my collection of aromatic herbs and when I'm cooking I always go there to pick some.
    This fabrics are amazing! I think I would make one or two aprons (one for crafting and one for gardening), a table runner and/or a tablecloth.
    Thank you for the opportunity!

    sompy_stuff@hotmail.com

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  80. I just painted my quilt room and I am going to make a new quilt wall hanger so this fabric would be perfect.

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  81. I am a veggie and flower gardener. Two seasons ago we had to take down our veggie garden and I tried square foot gardening. What an abysmal failure. This year I am looking forward to tilling up a new veggie garden, I missed those fresh peppers, tomatoes, cukes, eggplants and zucchini so much last year.

    I have a grandson with Alexander's disease who will be turning 3 this summer. I would like to make him a new quilt this year and if this fabric isn't too girly, I would like to use it for him.

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  82. I love gardening and cannot wait to get my hands in the dirt ...once it unfreezes that is!!

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  83. I would use the fabric to make a new throw for my den ...it could really use a springie feeling. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  84. I avoid plants as every plant I have has died. Recently I came across Air Plants. They literally survive on air and a little water. I'm thinking of getting one. But so afraid(for the plant). I make bags so no surprise the fabric will be turned into more bags.

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  85. Last year was the first year our blueberry bushes produced berries so I am looking forwards to waffles with blueberries!

    I love the fabric! I would definately use them for a quilt!

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  86. Thanks for the giveaway. I'm not a gardener, but I am looking forward to buying some gerbera daisies for spring. I would use the fabric to make a quilt.

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  87. I cant wait for spring and lighter nights daffodils and tulips..pure quilty inspiration.

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  88. I garden a bit. I can't wait to clean out the raised beds and plant some flowers in the pots by the front door. Of course, after a rough winter in New England there are a few shrubs that haven't survived the snow. I think I would make a pillow for my daughters room and also a small doll quilt for my niece.

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  89. Your give away fabrics are fun. Thanks for sharing with us. Once the warm weather arrives with the coming of Spring, I'll be creating and decorating my homes 'out door' rooms. Hope Spring comes soon because it has been a cold winter.
    Your fabrics might be just the thing for the row I add to a garden theme row quilt round robin.
    Roberta

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  90. Planting for the garden starts after April 15th in the NW and tomatoes starts will be the first thing in the ground.

    I think that a cute wall hanging--pattern to be determined will be what a make if I won. Thanks for the chance

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  91. These fabrics are just screaming to be used in a quilt. That's what I'd use it for. And I can't wait for the nicer weather so we can get out and plant tomatoes, and cucumbers, and beautiful colorful flowers. Can't wait!! dmj53(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  92. i would use them for my first quilt,at the moment i am waiting for my snowdrops to flower .

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  93. Hi Gail, i was sent over by Karen at "sew many ways" what a great blog you have, both gardening and quilting including care of indoor plants. I am in Australia, so we are preparing our coastal garden for the cooler weather. We don't get snow but get blasted by salty sea winds. We hopefully will get one more flush of roses before the weather changes. The beautiful fabrics would offer some brightness through the coming season, both during the making of and snuggling under a sofa quilt

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  94. I love that you established your own holiday! I am in the midst of basting a Hawaiian quilt block for my spring-inspired project. I absolutely love the fabric in your giveaway. I am starting to collect greens for a St. Patrick's Day quilt (for next year, obv) and this would be a wonderful addition!

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  95. I just found your blog from SewManyWays. I'm a fellow quilter and a gardener-wanna-be. The Springtime is so exciting and I look forward to picking out and planting veggies & herbs in our small garden. Then I usually look on my shrubs with guilt and wish I'd do more to spruce them up. Maybe this year .....
    Kim

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  96. I'm going to make a beautiful bag with a spring fabric full of flowers that I have been given.
    With the fabric in your give away I would make a quilt for my daughter.

    charosgd@gmail.com

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  97. Every year I plant a Sunflower Garden/patch & also a veggie garden. We always get a late start here, because if you plant too early the frost will kill everything! Growing a garden in the Rockies is a challenge, but one I love!
    Your beautiful fabric would make some beautiful throw pillows & a matching lap quilt!
    Thank you for a chance to win such colorful fabric! :)
    So glad I stumbled across your Awesome Blog!

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  98. So happy to have found your blog, I am new to gardening and planted my first alliums in the fall, can't wait to see them this spring if the squirrels have left them alone..lol

    I would love to use this fabric in a quilt for my beautiful grand-daughter who is graduating high school this year.

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  99. I'm looking forward to tomatoes!!! I think I'd use that fabric to make a hexagon quilt! so pretty.

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  100. I come to your blog through Sew Many Ways. I can't wait to explore it. It has already started to warm up here in the southeast so the pollen has started. I need to finish my winter clean up! My 13 year old has already planted her cool weather vegetables. The fabric is beautiful. I need to get going on a new quilt. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  101. I am a gardener and we are getting ready to plant about 50 fruit trees in a little (well, kind of big) area that we just put up a deer fence. So I am looking forward to getting it all in the ground and seeing some blossoms!

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  102. That fabric would be perfect for a little baby blanket I need to make for my first grandchild due in April.

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  103. Hi Gail,,,,I love that I can come here and feed both my loves in one stop as I love to quilt and I love to garden and right now the garden is calling so I can not wait till spring arrives here in the mid-west but in the mean time I will keep those quilts a rolling.
    Blessings,

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  104. I love when my peonies bloom...they are huge!!!

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  105. I would add a touch of orange and make a quilt

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  106. Hi Gail, I also am an avid New England gardener :-) Looks like awhile yet before we'll see the earth, but I can't wait for my tree peonies! Love those! I also love the beautiful fabrics. I have been sewing for over 50 years, but am just beginning to quilt! I would love to create with this fabric. Thank you for your fantastic blog!
    Sandra

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  107. Good Afternoon, I also found you through Karen at sew many ways & I am SO not a plant person (I do wish I was, if only plants could talk to remind me to feed them) Green is my favorite color so these fabrics scream new purse & matching flowered headband.
    Thanks,
    Tara

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  108. I cant wait for spring, I was unable to play in the garden last year due to knee replacement surgery, but look out this year weeds! I plan on adding a couple of shade gardens this year and moving our vegie garden to the front lots more sun there. This fabric would make a great spring porch quilt, nice to sit out there on the cool evenings and listen to the birds. This giveaway is very generous and I thank you for the chance at winning.

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  109. Nice blog! I just found you and am just learning to quilt! Our favorite thing in the garden is the snap peas.It is the first thing we can plant and eat. They usually never make it in the house because they all get eaten as soon as they are picked!

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  110. Hey Gail, I'm a gardner. Many gardens around the yard, 2 large lilly gardens on a hill in the back. A large vegetable garden in the back - tomatoes, peppers, corn, zucchini, cantalope, eggplant. Looking forward to it getting warm enough to start getting the soil ready. What would I do with the fabric? to be honest, I'm not really sure...I'm into art quilting lately. I would surely use it in an upcoming project. Hoping someday to make a king sized quilt for my bed - the greens would work well as part of that.

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  111. Greetings from Alaska! Here in SE Alaska, the ground is still frozen solid. It should soon thaw out, bringing to life our berries, rhubarb, cherry trees, and flowers, and reminding us to prepare the greenhouse (for the tender crops) and the pots/beds for potatoes, peas, onion, carrots, and beets.

    And what would I make with this fabric? Oh, a quilt of memories, of course! The greens would recall our summer garden when we're snuggled underneath it in winter.

    May you enjoy many, many more posts! Kayli

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  112. I am a gardener and our first daffodils are just starting to bloom. Let spring begin!

    I could see using this fabric in a lap quilt maybe with churn dash blocks.

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  113. We have raised beds for our veggie gardens and my favorite thing to look forward to in the spring is getting them all cleaned out and ready for planting. Then we go shopping and bring home some nice healthy plants and pop them into the ground. Then the waiting begins!

    I would probably use those fabrics for some super cool tote bags or cinch sacks.

    MGM

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  114. I used to garden, and I definitely miss it. Now I live the apartment life and don't have access to my own little piece of earth. So I enjoy houseplants. If I had better light, I'd grow some sort of herbs in a window. I still get the itch to get my fingers in the soil every spring (sigh). I'd like to use the Studio E fabrics to make a new market bag and a new pillow or two to freshen up the living room for spring :D

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  115. My husband is a gardener. I love when he prepared the soil to plant tomatoes and cucumbers:) Thanks for this wonderful fabric giveaway! Looking forward to reading your blog.

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  116. I'd use the fabric to make the 15 minute table runners. I'd make one for my MIL's senior apartment and one for our family table.

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  117. I would definitely make one of my Zippy bags with this fabric and probably try different sizes. yay!

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  118. I garden, but have a deer problem. But with Spring around the corner, I'm longing for more sunshine and warmer days!

    The fabric is lovely~ thanks for the chance!

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  119. I'm not a gardener, but I'm looking forward to starting a new dress this weekend...I suppose it could be considered a spring-related dress because it's strapless, so I won't be able to wear it until it gets warmer and/or the snow melts, lol! Thanks for the generous giveaway!

    If I won these fabrics, I would use them to make 2 quilts for twin babies that will be here at the end of summer. The mother really likes paislies and interesting prints, so these would be great!

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  120. Beautiful fabrics! Come spring, my little family should be moving into our own little place, so I will have to start working on home decor. I would use these fabrics to make throw pillows and maybe a spring wall quilt. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  121. Hi Gail....I am new to your blog and love it. I came by way of SEW MANY WAYS.

    Last year I had my very first garden....and I loved it. I was able to pick several types tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, squash, green beans and egg plant. I am getting ready to prepare the garden for the spring and get the seeds planted indoors. I will definitely plant additional tomato plants and green beans this year.

    I have just joined two quilting groups. One is with my church. This group makes quilts of various sizes for missions, as well as, seniors/shut-ins. They just finished a lap quilt for a triple amputee who stepped on an IED in Afghanistan. He also happens to be a member of our church. It is wonderful being a part of this group of ladies. If chosen to win the fabrics, I would definitely donate the fabric to this quilting group. Thanks for the chance.

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  122. Hi Gail,
    I'm new to your blog and I find it so inspiring! I live in Italy and I can't wait for the spring to come to se my big terrace full of flowers. This spring I will make a new vase holder using old wood pallets! Can't wait!!!

    I love the fabrics of your giveaway! I will use them to make stuffed animals! I'm waiting for an adopted kid so I'm preparing all those animals to fill in his\her room!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    Elisa from Brescia (Italy)

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  123. I love to garden, but I'm in the part of the world where spring is a long way off - we're heading for autumn. I always love to see the new leaves appear in spring - but in autumn I love the orange glow of the persimmons shining on the tree as the leaves turn red and gradually drop off.

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  124. Hi! What a generous give-away! I probably would use the fabric for napkins because I'm disabled as of 4 months ago and don't have the use of my right hand. So, simple projects are my mantra. lol I love veggie gardening and hope to arrange some containers so I can garden from my wheelchair. Hey, maybe I'll recover by planting time ... A girl can always hope, right? I have to laugh at my catchpa "bustes". I'm a GG cup! lol

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  125. So glad to fall upon your blog -- (I should be working), but it's too much fun. I am moving to Wisconsin and have a fresh canvas on which to garden. Many deer and wolves though, so would need ideas (ANY AT ALL) on where to start!

    I think a disappearing 9-patch would showcase all those lovely fabrics. Thanks so much for doing this. Mary prnmedicaltrans@aol.com

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  126. The peepers! I look forward to the hearing the peepers! It is a sure sign that spring has finally arrived!

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  127. I am looking forward to spring and to see all the flowers come back. Lovely fabric, thanks for the giveaway.

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  128. Wow! Beautiful fabrics. I'm looking forward to seeing my tulips and daffodils and crocus'. Those fabrics would make a great tote bag to carrying my gardening tools. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  129. I'm looking forward to planting me some Veggies.. I love flowers too, but the Veggies are something that will satisfy the whole family. YUM!!

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  130. I would make a bag.. A nice cute bag to carry those things home from the grocery store that I cannot make and grow on my own.

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  131. Well I really am not a gardner but I love to try. I am waiting for this cold spell to be over so I can plant some tomatos, jalepeno, cilantro and onions. I want to grow my own Salsa! I think I would try and make some cute shorts for the summer for my grandkids if I win the great giveaway. Thanks for reading.

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  132. I would love this for a mosaic tile quilt! Spring may allude us here in the NorthEast for another month, but I want to start a window herb garden now for some 'bit' of spring in my foods. But look to early planting of peas and radish

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  133. Just found you via Sew Many Ways. I live in TX so gardening is a challenge in the heat. This year I hope to grow some daisies, herbs & tomatoes! Love your blog, love to sew!

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  134. Just found you through Stray Stitches, and am glad I did since I LOVE gardening! I'm excited about this yea, our first year in our house... I love planting! I want a rose bush, it's just a matter of figuring out where. And then, in fall, I'll plant all my beautiful bulbs I've been dreaming about so that next winter I'll have something to look forward to! I had to sew a tulip this year. :)

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  135. We are looking forward to spring and the flowers in are yard after a very snowy winter. When the weather warms we will be able to take my Mother out on the deck to have her morning coffee - she doesn't tolerate cold weather well so we can't take her out much in the winter. It makes her so happy to be able to watch the birds and other animals that wander into our yard.

    If I was lucky enough to win your drawing I would probably use the beautiful fabric to make a D9P quilt - it would be beautiful.

    Your blog is great - this is my first visit and I will visit again soon.

    Sarah B mollylucybuffy@msn.com

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  136. Hi! What a treat! Spring is full on already where I live. We'll have about two more weeks of it before starting into our way-too-long summer. I'm not a gardener, but this year I sure am a Spring-cleaner. I'm reorganizing my house - getting rid of underused furniture and making room to set up the new sewing table I just got so that I can dive head-first into free motion quilting. That's my spring project!

    Wow, this fabric is marvelous! If I were so lucky, I will make a modern quilt out of it, using alternating wonky squares and circles. It would be my wonky garden patch quilt! :D

    Thanks for the offer, and I sure hope the good karma comes back your way soon.

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  137. So glad I'm not the only person who forgets to read a calendar ;-) I love this bundle of fabrics - very colorful. I like to garden, but am not what you'd call successful gardener. My granddaughter would say I plant a "salsa" garden because it's a small space that usually has tomatoes, peppers, green onions - those things you'd find in salsa. As for what I'm working quilt wise, I have 6 patriotic themed quilts to go on my Tin Lizzy. I belong to an internet group that meets at a retreat in July and we spend 5 day making quilts for our veterans/troops. These 6 are tops sent to me from various people in our group that will be part of our July 2011 donation. Oh... If I'm lucky enough to 'win' your beautiful fabrics, I'll lay them out and let them 'speak' to me. Then I'll find the perfect pattern to make up for them.
    Katie M.

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  138. I don't really garden but I do like my flowers.

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  139. Pretty fabric, I'd probaly make more yo yos.

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  140. My crocus are blooming....spring must be on it's way

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  141. I might try a new pattern for this, but think it would make a lovely bento box quilt.

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  142. We are in northern Wisconsin so Spring is still a ways off BUT as soon as it starts to melt, I'm watching for the bright green tips of my crocus to start poking up -that's the beginning of Spring at my house and I can start buying seeds for my garden.

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  143. The green daisy-like fabric caught my eye in that pile - I think they'd all make a great lap quilt to snuggle up to come spring. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  144. I am always excited for tulips and daffodils!!!
    I would use this bundle for a quilt! :)

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  145. The fabrics are lovely! The project I am most looking forward to is extending our outdoor living area with a new flagstone patio and a redesign of the back yard landscape.

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  146. I would make a picnic quilt with those lovely fabrics. Something simple, but it would get a lot of loving use!

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  147. What a lovely give-away, i have become a follower,
    While i don't do the gardening DH does well it keeps him out my hair lol i look forward to seeing all the flowers coming up & looking pretty in the sunshine (when we have it lol)
    Also i love hearing all what DH will be planting in the way of produce we both are disable & have a very small garden but it still amazes me how much he can grow
    Hugs Janice

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  148. We have a vegetable garden, but as I look out my window at the feet of snow, it will be a couple of months yet before planting. I would make a quilt with this beautiful fabric.

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  149. What a lovely and generous giveaway. I'd love to use the fabric making my "hexie" flowers. I love flowers and in the spring, I love sitting outside while my husband gardens. I don't like to get my hands dirty so while my husband plants flowers, I sew my hexie flowers (works for both of us.)

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  150. I'm not really a gardener, but I am thinking of making some spring table runners someday.
    I think I would use this fabric to make a quilt or a table runner for my mom!

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  151. tomatoes, tomatoes and more tomatoes .... oh, yea, green beans and corn ... the garden ... can't wait to plant ... the fabric is lovely ...

    darlene

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  152. I have Iris starting in my flower beds, and there is a daffadil with it head popped up. Tulips don't do well here so I stopped trying with them and I miss them. Soon the Azaleas will bloom and it will be time to plant. I only plant flowers here, I tried veggies but it gets to hot to quick for them to do anything.
    I would use the fabric in my charity quilts. I have 7 that I designed on EQ and I am ready to cut/

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  153. I can't wait to dig in the dirt!!!! I would use this beautiful fabric for a lap quilt.

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  154. I am not a gardener (much to my mothers shame who has an amazing garden). But I have a hexie garden starting so does that count?

    If I won, I would put some towards hexagons, a quilt, mug rug and maybe placemats.

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  155. Not sure if this is open to international but I am entering just in case. I am a gardener, would rather quilt though. I love spring when everything starts to bud and flower, I don't like it when the weeds do the same thing though!!

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  156. I am a gardener and I am first looking forward to the daffodils and tulips!! Love your giveaway fabrics!
    hollygrovecarole@yahoo.com

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  157. My garden is just waiting for nights that aren't freezing - the 3 degrees we had several weeks ago stopped everything except the pansies which are now blooming again.
    Beautiful fabrics! Thanks!

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  158. The feel of the dirt in my toes and under my finger nails. I know its the worst to clean up but so much fun to do. There is a smell that goes with it saying winter is gone and warmer weather to come.

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  159. I can't wait to start planting seeds and cutting back plants that were damaged this winter! We just need a bit of dry weather - the soil is still so wet
    Roll on Spring!

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  160. It's a gray yucky day in Kansas - rain/sleet/snow. I am so looking forward to seeing my crocus making their appearance! The fabrics would make a lovely quilt for my 88 year old homebound Mother! I'd love to be the winner of the fabric - but I already feel like a winner for finding your blog! Thanks!

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  161. I'm looking forward to spring clean. Open windows. Clothes and pillows outside. Every cupboard dusted. I want warmer weather

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  162. I am not a gardener but my spring project is to purge my house of many un-needed, un-used, items. They will be donated to someone, Goodwill, etc., who can use them.
    Love the fabric choices. I like the vintage look scrap quilts so I am sure some of it would go in one of those.

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  163. I am a fair weather gardener, plants are meant to live if I have them. My next project will be removing dead azaleas and replacing with new material. Your fabric is gorgeous; so many things could be made with this!

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  164. I'm the sister of a gardner, and I'm looking forward to my roses & irises blooming. :^)

    Thanks for the chance to win this lovely fabric!

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  165. Hmmmm...what to make with these? I think I would venture in to the world of "Modern" quilts!

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  166. Thanks for the chance to win! Love the fabrics and love to garden as well. I am looking forward to the strawberries (just planted) and boysenberries that were planted last year so this is the first year for fruit.
    I am thinking this fabric would make a really pretty cathedral windows quilt. Something I have been wanting to do.
    Thanks again..

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  167. Love the fabric!!The colors are great! I am looking forward to getting my vegetable and herb garden started this spring...also love when my tulips start peeking through the soil promising warmer weather ahead!!

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  168. As soon as spring arrives, I plan to get out and get back to work on my landscaping project. I have the whole south side of our house that needs something to brighten our back yard ... and as soon as the weather gets/stays nice, I'll be out turning the dirt getting ready for the trip to the nursery to pick out plants! It will be so nice to sit out on our deck and have some color to see instead of just the green grass.

    The colors on those fabrics are beautiful ... I'm sure I'll make a wall hanging out of them (we moved into a new house a couple of years ago, and I have to admit that there are a couple of walls needing something hung ... a wall hanging might just be what they need!). I'll have to go look through my patterns to see what pattern to use. ;-)

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  169. Hi Gail- I am not a gardener yet, but am making a raised bed and will be starting my gardening experience this year. The colors are wonderful and I would make some new bags.

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  170. Beautiful fabrics! I'm going to start some container beds this year, using the square foot method. Hoping for a bumper crop of veggies and herbs!
    If I won I'd use the fabric for a quilt for my Dad, 92,who lives in NH. He needs something to keep him warm in the cool weather. And I'd add the scraps to a quilt for me so I'd have some bits and pieces to remember.
    Susan
    susie.galasso@gmail.com

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  171. Great fabric!
    I have a fairly new yard so my gardens are young. I'm most looking forward to a new fence around the yard this spring. I'm also looking forward to my strawberries that I planted last year.
    That fabric would make a fun bag and/or a cozy quilt!

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  173. I'm a new follower! I'm not a gardener but I love flowers. I was just looking at your blog and I love the pictures you have of them... :)
    I'm looking forward to making a skirt for myself, and my sister. Maybe matching. Springy!

    I might use this fabric for the skirts. Either that or the quilt for my niece that I am working on. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  174. I made my way to your blog today from Sew Many Ways blog. I can't wait to read your gardening tips that she spoke of. For spring I most look forward to all of the trees opening with new leaves. It seems every year that it all happens so suddenly. I walk out on my deck and green, everything is beautiful green. I have a lot of perennials that I also love to see poke out of the ground bloom. If I were to win the fabric, I would most likely use it for making quilted wall hangings, quilted tote bags, and quilted organizing baskets. I'm just starting to experiment with quilting so I'm practicing on smaller projects before going for the big all out quilt. I look forward to reading your blog.

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  175. Im looking forward to trying Asparagus this summer. Love to quilt as well, so many fun things to do. It's easy to stay busy!

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  176. OMG...spring is my favorite...living in central Texas my first daffodill popped two days ago...and my larkspur are green and healty looking...
    as a beginning quilter, I'm always up for more material...I luv trying new blocks and designs...I'm thinking if I won your material, I'd try the windmill pattern....thanks for the contest...and I love your blog...it is going in my favs...hugs, Fran

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  177. I have flower and vegetable gardens. I'm looking forward to the hundreds of daffodils that I have planted all over our property to come up this spring. I would use this fabric to make some fabulous table toppers for gifts. Thanks so much for a chance.

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  178. I always have grand plans for a garden but never end up with one. I am going to go smaller... i am planning on growing herbs this year, we own a restaurant and id love fresh herbs this year to use! The fabrics are beautiful I would use them for a quilt for my step daughter and her husband, they look perfect for them! My next quilty project is a birthday present for my step daughter in law, my sweet husband is trying to talk me into entering it into the local quilt show first. It will only be my 4th finish... i dont know if im ready for that!

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  179. Thanks for the giveaway. I am not a gardener but my next door neighbor is. She has the most beautiful flower garden in her front yard. I can sit on my porch and enjoy.

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  180. Can't wait until Spring. I've had all of this cold weather I want this year. I just started taking quilting classes and I am loving it. I hope to be able to complete a quilt for my bed this Spring/Summer and brighten up my bedroom. Thanks for giving me a chance to win that gorgeous fabric.

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  181. The tulips will hopefully poke through before June here in North Dakota! (We've had 64" of snow) This fabric would brighten up our dreary winter. I would make a lovely lap quilt to lay across the back of our couch. Thank you for the opportunity!

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  182. It's so nice to be appreciated! (blog following junky that I am) - I'm SO looking forward to watching those spring bulbs pop up and to putting anything new that "might" grow in the semi-forgiving ground of my little California flower garden. I have the PERFECT quilt for this yardage - it calls for 1/2 yard cuts which will be stitched together in wide strips - from Kaffe Fassett's "Museum Quilts".
    sunshdws@yahoo.com

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  183. Oh dear, I cannot remember how I found your blog but I'm glad I did!
    I'm too embarrassed to admit I'm not a fairy in my garden :) ...I'm better with needles and thread ! Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway. Happy 'Blog Follower’s Appreciation Day' I'm your newest follower!

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  184. Ahhhhhhh Spring! Can't wait for my Magnolia tree to bloom! That's what I'm waiting for:-)
    And I would make a dress for my niece - smocked with a ruffle, and a shirt for my nephew. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  185. I am going to plant a garden for the first time in years. I can't wait to start working in the yard...planting new flowers and trees. And on those rainy spring days, I can't wait to work on something cute and springy for my daughters out of that awesome fabric! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  186. I can't wait for the snow crocus to bloom! They are always the first up and bring such joy. I also look forward to the grape vines getting their leaves.
    I'd use this fabric for a 'welcome home' wall quilt. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  187. Thank you for your generous first giveaway. Congratulations on reaching so many milestones. Gardening: We are planting vegetable seeds in the cold frame, seedling trees and camillas. I always pull weeds. Looking forward to my block-a-palooza quilt along.
    Bonus: I would use this fabric in a quilt - maybe the Old Italian Block Quilt from Anita Grossman Solomon's book Rotary Cutting Revolution. Once see the fabric in it's beautiful glory, might change my mind and fussy cut hexies.

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  188. Thank you! This is beautiful and sweet. I am looking forward to my tomato plants. :-) joleehamlin [at] comcast [dot] net

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  189. Great blog! I love your RRCB quilt.
    I am looking forward to the tulips and forsythia blooming.
    I want to make a new Bargello for spring.
    I would use the fabrics for spring tablerunners.

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  190. Bonus question - Wow with three yards there are so many options. But I always like making a quilt and I think my daughter would love these colors. Thanks!

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  191. I just can't wait to get outside and dig in the dirt. we don't have room for a garden so I plant in pots....works for me. I LOVE real tomatoes. If I win I will donate the fabric to my church quilters.

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  192. I cannot wait for the tulips. Besides that I can't wait to start my veggie garden. That is the most fun. I love the taste of fresh foods. Additionally, I want to start a spring/summer monochromatic yellow quilt. Bonus question: I want to make this out of all STASH fabric. That will be a SERIOUS challenge. Thank you for this chance. I can't wait to look around your blog.

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  193. I am a gardener ( or an admirer of my husbnad's labours), and I'm looking forward to my spring bulbs popping up! I'll be retiring this Spring, so I'll have time to spend on my patio, and time to turn these beautiful fabrics into a modern blocky quilt

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  194. Such lovely fabric. I am really not a gardener but I do appreciate the efforts of others.

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  195. I moved into a new house in September so I don't know what's in my garden! I was hugely excited yesterday to discover a crocus (just one!) and that I have daffodills (my absolute favorite). I can't wait to get in there and get my hands dirty!

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  196. I'm not a gardener. I have 10 black thumbs. The only thing I can grow is a jade plant. I once didn't water it for a year and it thrived just from the humidity in the air and any water that came from the lawn sprinklers that were on a timer. As for what I am looking forward to when spring comes is no more freezing cold and snow. Everyone thinks it's hot in Arizona - nope, not where I am. A couple of years ago, we got 3 feet of snow on Memorial Day weekend.

    I have a pattern from Maple Island that would be perfect with these fabrics. It's very 50's retro and will showcase large print fabrics beautifully.

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  197. PS, forgot my name - it's not 10 black thumbs, it's Paule

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  198. Hi~I'm a wanna-be gardener with some azaleas and a few potted plants. My spring project is to repaint all porch furniture white and make new cushions. Your wonderful fabrics would make beautiful throw pillows to complete my new spring look. Off to finish looking/reading your great blog ~

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  199. Great give away.

    I'm a gardener and the first thing I like to do is get my pruning shears and clip back the shrubs. I like to start neat!!!

    Perfect colours ... I just picked up some similar fabrics on the weekend ... and plan to do a "SPRING" quilt for my bed.

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  200. I am a gardener, and I live in Georgia so I have a long growing season. Right now I'm beginning to dig up the boxes so I can get them fed soon. I also bought a whole bunch of roses to put in, and I'm trying potatoes and onions. With that stack of fabric I would make a spring like lap quilt and with leftovers a gardening apron and bandana. Happy Friday (tomorrow)!

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