Tuesday, December 13, 2011

December Giveaway

A week ago Saturday, I erroneously mentioned that I was going to have a giveaway for SewMamaSew giveawaypalooza. Except I got my dates wrong. Yeah, sounds like me. :) Well it gave me time to think and to change my mind, slightly. I am not going to link up to SMS (although I highly recommend stopping by - there is great loot!) because I would rather have this giveaway go to all of you who make a trip to stop by on a regular basis. Thank you so much for coming to visit me.

So for you I put together a bunch of goodies including an I-spy Charm pack and quilt pattern.  This will be the grand prize for the first winner chosen, but I will also pick 5 others and send you one of my patterns (your choice.) So if you'd like to enter feel free to leave a comment. Giveaway goes until Friday, Dec 16 at midnight MST.  GIVEAWAY CLOSED.  Winners listed at the bottom of the post.

Homemade Christmas Crackers for sharing with the 2nd grade class about "Christmas in England" 

I may be a little bit scarce this week - we've got a full slate of Christmas hoopla going on (Orchestra performance, dance recital, elementary school Christmas sing, piano performance, 2nd grade class party, husband's office party . . .  and somewhere in there I need to find time to finish all the Christmas shopping before the kids get out for Christmas vacation on Friday. Whew!) I'm still waiting for the "all is calm" part of Christmas to show up, but I'll take the craziness too.

Grand prize winner: Jennie!

Pattern winners: Elle, mjb, Cassandra, Christie S. & Theresa

502 comments:

  1. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  2. I love Christmas time, and this is a fun little bonus celebration! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  3. They're all so cute! I'm newish to quilting and would love to try my hand at a new project.

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  4. Thanks for the chance at a Christmas present!! Merry Christmas!

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  5. Thanks for a chance to win! I hope all goes well for you this week!
    bimbi9 at verizon dot net

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  6. Wahoo!! Great giveaway! Good luck everyone!

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  7. Wishing you a very Merry Xmas & fabbo 2012!

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  8. I love you blog. Thanks for sharing!

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  9. What an awesome giveaway! And that owl fabric is adorable! Thanks for a chance to win! :)

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  10. Thanks for the generous Christmas give away, my wife Beverly would love it. I remember always having christmas crackers on the tree growing up in York,Yorkshire, and enjoying pulling them apart for the snap and the little gift. It's to bad they are not so well enjoyed here in Western Canada.

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  11. What a great giveaway and with sew many winners!
    Thanks and wishing you and your family Happy Holidays!!

    Thanks for a chance to win.

    usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

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  12. I want to win! Love the English crackers!

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  13. Good luck with all of your many, many things to do!

    In December my sewing room gets so little use that it becomes the best place to hide gifts. Shhh...don't tell the toddler. He hasn't figured it out yet!

    Thanks for the giveaway Amy!
    --andy

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  14. Thanks for the giveaway! It's very sweet of you! I love stopping by your blog.

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  15. I would love to win a pattern or even the grand prize. Double Crossed quilt pattern would be the pattern I would choose.

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  16. what a great bundle of goodies. Have a great week full of Christmas craziness... i mean cheer!!

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  17. Christmas really has crept up this year! I thought I was organised but there's still more to do. Just one more sewing project... (think I've said that a few times in the past few weeks!

    Thanks for a lovely giveaway :)

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  18. I would LOVE to be a winner! You always have the cutest fabrics and make the most amazing things. I just love your blog!

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  19. wow, you rock!! merry christmas to all us blog followers. have a very merry christmas and try not to get too stressed out!

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  20. What a great before Christmas gift! Thanks for the chance.

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  21. I am so stoked about this giveaway! I just started quilting fairly recently and am now addicted!!! I love your work and I would love to enter your contest! Enjoy your Christmas festivities and I hope you have a fabulous Christmas! Thank you!

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  22. Thank you for a chance to win. Have a Merry Christmas!

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  23. I would love to win! I am new to quilting and just finished my 3rd one. It's a wonderful hobby, I can't get enough :)

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  24. Oh such a nice giveaway Amy. Thanks for the chance to win. I'm collecting I Spy prints to one day make a quilt for the kids with things to hunt for.

    Still waiting for the calm part of Chrismas too and hope it will be here next week!
    :)

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  25. Super cuteness! Love those owls!

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  26. I would love to win! Thanks for the chance :) We always have those Crackers at Christmas since my husbands family spent some time living in England. Have a great break and holiday!

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  27. Thanks for hosting another fabulous give-away!!

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  28. Awesome giveaway! And I LOVE the Christmas crackers! Karin

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  29. WOW! I just found your blog and am sooo happy I did! I've been quilting for a year now (self taught), and am always looking for tutorials and patterns to try! Your site is very informative and easy to navigate!!
    I would love to win anything!!!!
    Thanks for sharing your knowledge!
    Kim

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  30. What a lovely bundle! Happy Christmas, Amy - it will arrive, and it will be peaceful :)

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  31. Thanks for the giveaway, I hope your crazy week goes wonderfully and you enjoy the craziness of it all.

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  32. Sounds like you are very bussy...Thanks for the giveaway : )

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  33. Thanks for the chance to win this great giveaway! And thanks for the inspiration you share with your blog readers all year long!!

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  34. What a great giveway!

    I'm waiting for the "all is calm" to show up too! :)

    Merry Christmas!

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  35. I plan on making an I-spy quilt in the new year! This would be perfect!
    Merry Chistmas!

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  36. I would love to win one of your prizes. Thanks for offering the giveaway. I entered a lot of them on sewmamasew.com. I love giveaways.

    marypichotta@yahoo.com

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  37. I love this...very cool i would love to win. so in england you pop fireworks?

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  38. I would love to win!! I am just getting started in quilting and your blog has been a great resource! Love your tutorials!

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  39. Oh, I would love a new pattern! Or, obviously, to be the big winner. It would be so hard to chose just one of your patterns, though! They are all so great!

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  40. oo! pick me :D I have never used a charm pack and am always looking for new patterns :D

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  41. Enjoy your Christmas Season! Kids grow fast, don't miss it.
    But...I do have my eye on that I spy charm pack!

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  42. Thanks for the giveaway.
    bdmckinnie@yahoo.com

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  43. The Christmas Crackers are so cute! I would love to win this giveaway!

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  44. Thanks a BUNCH for the giveaway! Merry Christmas!!

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  45. Thank you Amy and Best Holiday Wishes to You and Yours - I find your website beautiful, inspiring, and just plain lovely.

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  46. What a great give away! I love your patterns!

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  47. hmm I don't remember there ever being a "all calm" part during Christmas.. that part usually comes afterwards.
    Thanks for the fantastic chance!

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  48. What a great giveaway!

    I am a new follower. :-)

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  49. What a wonderful giveaway, thank you for the chance to enter.
    Carol xx

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  50. thank you for the chance to win such goodies! Hope you and your family have a fantastic holliday season!

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  51. I love your blog and all the great things you make. Happy Holidays!

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  52. How fun! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  53. how fun - how did you make your 'crackers'? ... do they actually 'pop'? if so, how'd you do it???

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  54. What a great giveaway! I finally made it, I am slowly trying to catch up with my google reader whenever I get a chance, but I am almost 400 posts behind. I hope you had a wonderful week (since it is already almost done!)

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  55. What a well-curated collection of fun!

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  56. What a wonderful way to celebrate Christmas - and with such great loot! I hope you have a wonderful Christmas season!!

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  57. Wow! You are busy! Merry Christmas!
    I would Love to Win!

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  58. Hope you have a lovely Christmas. Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  59. Would love to win this giveaway! I need projects to break in my new sewing machine!

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  60. I'd love to win any of your patterns!

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  61. Thanks for the chance - I love all of the wonderful goodies! Happy Holidays!

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  62. Great giveaway! Merry Christmas!

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  63. great giveaway! thanks!

    jesshea(at)gmail(.)com

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  64. Oh please, random number chooser, choose me, choose me!

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  65. What a great giveaway! Hope you have a wonderful vacation. :)

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  66. I'm waiting for that "all is calm" moment too. :) I guess you just have to snatch up the small ones as the come. Thanks for such a cute giveaway!

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  67. I'd love to make an i-spy quilt. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  68. I hear ya on the hoopla. We've been busy trying to fit everything in, but it looks like things are slowing down. Whew! Thanks for the chance to win this great giveaway. Merry Christmas!

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  69. Thanks for the chance to win a bundle of goodies!

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  70. Wonderful giveaway! Thanks for the chance. Merry Christmas.

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  71. Have a Merry Christmas! Betsy
    badputts@aol.com

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  72. Oh, what a glorious giveaway! How generous! Hope your whirlwind of Xmas activity doesn't exhaust you.

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  73. I love your blog and I'd love to win!

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  74. I would love to win your giveaway. Thanks so much for the opportunity. Love your blog and all you sharing. My husband was born in England and we always had crackers at his parents house for the holiday.

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  75. Is there a limit to the number of comments per post? Hope not. :)

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  76. Thanks for the chance to win. Merry Christmas!

    Caryn

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  77. I love your i.spy charms! thanks for the chance!

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  78. Please enter me in your giveaway - Happy Holidays!

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  79. Thanks so much! I'm definitely a regular here. Thanks so much for sharing your crafy wisdom with us :-D

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  80. I am thankful your life is hectic right now, 'cause that means I might get to reap the benefits! :) Love your blog. Keep up the good work and have a wonderful, family fun-filled Christmas!

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  81. Please throw my name in the hat too!
    Thanks for the give-away...

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  82. This would be great to win! Merry Christmas!

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  83. I hope the calm will come soon for you. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  84. So much talent in one woman!! I'm super jealous of your mad skills!

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  85. Great giveaway! Thanks for an amazing blog!

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  86. Ooh, those little owls are so cute! Thanks for the great giveaway and Merry Christmas!

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  87. how fun! what a super giveaway. thanks for the chance!

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  88. Merry Christmas to you and your family! Enjoy the hoopla :)

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  89. Hi Amy,

    Thank you for your blog, which adds a bit of cheer to my life, not just in December but throughout the year.

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  90. I haven't been around blogland much this week. Too busy! But I'm so glad that I stopped by to see what you've been up to. I love your patterns. What a great giveaway!

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  91. So glad I stopped by - what a great giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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  92. I neeeeed this! I had emergency surgery, and I'm going to be stuck at home for a while :(

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  93. I hate that I missed the giveaway but absolutely love your blog. I just stumbled across it earlier this week and am so excited to try and make my first quilt. Your tutorials are wonderful and you are such a talented person! Thanks for sharing your talent with us

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  94. I love your blog and this is a very generous giveaway. I really love your countdown to Christmas Quilt.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

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