Thursday, January 3, 2013

Catch-up + a Thank You Giveaway

Well hello, 2013. You're already three days old. This year we've been ringing in the New Year with lots of snow. We've already shoveled more times in the past 2 weeks than all of last year combined. (Those are perfect snow crystals on my coat this morning.) It's pretty, but I definitely enjoy it most when I don't have to go out in it.
We've been wrapping up the holidays by hanging out with out-of-state family, going to basketball games, making trips to downtown Salt Lake City to see the lights...
... sledding and tracking down the gourmet Waffle Love Truck. And trying to put the house back together after all the Christmas hoopla. And zero sewing. I had great plans for a productive few days while my husband was off work to get a lot done, but instead I got a bug that made me feel like a piece of hud for a few days. Not a throw-up-kind-of-bug (thank goodness) but it wiped me out nonetheless. All part of the Christmas holidays, I guess. So now I'm trying to get caught-up and back on track.
And while I do that, I have something for you. I've wanted for some time now to have a giveaway as a way of thanking all of you for the lovely support and encouragement you are to me and to this blog. I have three copies of Moda Bake Shop's Sweet Celebrations book to share as well as Moda fat quarters or pre-cuts to go with each book. To enter just leave a comment telling me something you'd like to see more of in the quilt-blog-world during the next year.

One entry per person, please. Be sure to leave an email address where I can reach you if you are a no-reply blogger. Giveaway open until Sunday, January 6 at midnight MST. GIVEAWAY CLOSED.

Winners are:
 hennies.pennies said...
Thank you for such a wonderful giveaway! Oh, how I'd love to win! I would love to see more quick little projects, I especially love combining embroidery with quilting. Be especially blessed!
chris said...
Oh, Amy! I'm sorry you've been unwell. My whole family got the flu, despite having flu shots. It's been a rough Christmas break. Hoping everyone in your home and happy and well. Thank you for sharing your talents and kindness. I love seeing your work and learning how to do a little of what you do.
Alanna said...
I'd like to see more giving back to others(thinking of myself for sure!). There's so much talent in this blogging community, and hand mades are a great way to show someone love and compassion. I don't think there can ever be too much of that to go around.

Happy beginning of January.

604 comments:

  1. I'm always looking for those fast projects ... while I LOVE making quilts I never finish them in a timely manner :) thanks for the chance!

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  2. basic quilting tutorials would be great for me !! thanks for the chance :)))

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  3. I'd love to see more projects using pink (my favorite!), pre-cuts(I love how much time these save) and easy/fast quilt patterns. Sometimes I just want a quilt done quickly where I don't have to think LOL! Is that too much to ask? ;-)

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  4. I always love tutorials, and suggestions for gifts to be made! I realized recently (with the excitement over the "many trips around the world" quilt) that it is SO much fun to see different quilters' interpretations of pieced quilts. I cannot think of how to implement that, however, unless you do a quilt along. I have participated in only one -- and liked the quilt so much that I ended up making it larger and not finishing with others -- but I learned alot from seeing the variety within one pieced pattern. Happy New Year!

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  5. Would love seeing more projects using half square triangles.. they are so handy and fun!

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  6. I'm always happy to see anything on blogs...pictures are a definite must...but tutorials, ideas, suggestions of places to shop, notifications of great sales...all those things are great. =)

    Happy New Year!

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  7. As a knitter for the past several years, I'm looking for more quilting inspiration to help me get back into quilting again. Some quicker projects as well as a few more indepth projects. Thanks, I look forward to reading your blog this year!

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  8. I love ideas for gifts! Some people are so hard to shop for, and it's much more fun to make something than buy a mediocre gift.

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  9. I love easy tutorials, and pictures of other peoples projects. That's how I get ideas! Thanks so much!

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  10. Would love to see more posts on new fabric lines hitting the stores so I can fuel my fabric addiction. Thanks!

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  11. I would love to see smaller projects that are good for gifts or quilts that can be done quickly :)

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  12. I would really love to see more free-motion quilt-along skill builders like the ones last year that I couldn't participate in. :)

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  13. I love quilt-alongs and quick small project tutorials that use pre-cuts such as charms.

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  14. I'd love to see more about people's creative processes.

    Love the perfect snowflakes.

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  15. Would you post to Australia?
    I would like to see some interesting colour combination ideas ... something that's a bit out of the box and modern, while still being feminine and pretty.

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  16. I'd like to see more tutorials for wall hangings, as opposed to quilts. I love to make wall hangings, especially seasonal ones.

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  17. I'm looking for projects for a fairly novice quilter--and that is my FAVORITE new book!

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  18. I love traditional quilts..would love a QAL or mystery quilt. Thank you!

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  19. HI! ALWAYS LOOKING FOR CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS:PLACEMATS,TABLE CLOTHS,ORNAMENTS ETC.
    THANKS FOR A BEAUTIFUL GIVEAWAY!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  20. I love QAL. Perhaps a modern quilt QAL. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  21. I would love to see some small fast projects but I'm inspired from just about everything.

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  22. Small quick projects to share (downloadable projects) along with tutorials that you can download to keep and do at a later date as we can't always get to them right away, nor can we always remember where we saw them.

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  23. I'm always looking for quilts using pre-cuts (charm packs are my favorite!) I'm a busy mom (who isn't) and I love using pre-cuts with a great easy peasy instant gratification quilt top, but looks complicated. Maybe that's asking a lot, but I know it's doable! Great giveaway, HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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  24. Well there's plenty of BOMs already on the go, but I do miss the classic block tutorial!

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  25. I like to hear inspiration for quilts and a story about them. I also like great photos!

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  26. Maybe it is just me or because I am about to start one, but I want to see recipes for full bed quilts. Especially king size. Yep, I am going to attempt a king sized pinwheel quilt. Wish me luck or that I will stay sane.
    Brittany_bratt@yahoo.com

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  27. I love projects made with charm packs and really would love to see more mini quilts and/or bags and totes made with charm packs. Thanks for the chance!

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  28. I'd like to see more quilt-alongs in Blogland. I just love them. Thanks for the opportunity to win your giveaway.

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  29. I always love tutorials, I'm amazed at how creative some people can be. I have just joined 3 quilt-alongs, which I've never done before....and I'm thinking of maybe looking into joining a BEE....yikes! I also love any kind of bag to make.

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  30. Greetings!!

    I don't know about you but in the last couple of weeks I've noticed a slight change in the blogger world I visit...there seems to be more "traditional" with a twist (fresh fabrics) and I'm really liking it.

    I know my style is changing, I'm developing my sewing groove, so I am enjoying this new look on the old.

    I don't know if it's really changing or if it's just my perception, either way I like it and look forward to more.

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  31. Mistakes. :) C'mon ladies, keep it real! ;)

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  32. I would love to see more modern stuff..modern BOM, Modern Mystery, etc!

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  33. I'd like to see more tutorials and more helpful hints/shortcuts. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  34. I would like to see more project ideas for scraps and leftovers. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  35. I am new to your blog and have enjoyed what I have read so far. I like to see ideas for small projects and always appreciate the tutorials. I am doing a lot of baby quilts and lap quilts for charitable donations to shelters and hospices and am always on the look-out for simple ideas that look great.

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  36. I would love some fast and easy quilts. Happy new year!

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  37. What great pictures! I am always looking for tutorials! I love the old patterns, pinwheels, double wedding ring, etc. Thanks!
    missysaprons@gmail.com

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  38. I would like a tutorial on how you pick you colors... everyone seems to have such great ideas. I really like QAL's as well, even if I don't join and just watch everyone's progress.

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  39. I love the projects and tutorials that are shared! Such creativity, I really appreciate everyone being so willing to share!

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  40. Happy New Year and lovely giveaway! I'd love to see more of the front end design process for quilts and projects.

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  41. I always love a good tutorial or quilt a long. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  42. Happy New Year! Because I do better with visuals, I would love to see more tutorials with youtube instructions :-)

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  43. I love all of your snow. Looks fantastic. Though I can't name something in particular I like to see more on your blog, I would like to say a big thank you for all that you already share so freely with us. It's blogs like yours that motivate and inspire me, and for that, I am truly grateful.

    Just incase I'm a no-reply blogger: 4mrsgaskell@gmail.com

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  44. I love the variety and range of your tutorials and posts! Just off the top of my head, something more about bags, and gifts, would be nice to see. Thanks for the inspired giveaway!

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  45. Thank you for a lovely giveaway! Tutorials are always wonderful! How about some more knowledge of fabric sales? With shipping and fabric prices going up sales are always a great thing to know about! Thank you!

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  46. Tutorials! Bags, quilts, blocks - not fussed, just love learning new techniques :o)

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  47. Thanks for the great giveaway! I just found the blog today, but with my Christmas sewing machine I'm sure this will come to be a huge resource of knowledge!

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  48. It's so nice to see all your snow. I love Winter!
    What a great giveaway! I would like to see more shortcuts to quilting, and time saving tips, also how to pick your color combo as well as pattern size picking.
    Would love to win your fab giveaway.
    Creativecaincabin@gmial.com
    Thanks!

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  49. I love your blog and all you share with us. I like patterns that look complicated but are really easy to sew. Temple Square is so beautiful during the holidays, isn't it? Thanks for all you do!!
    txjennywren.blogspot.com

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  51. Hi! I would like to see a QAL-even if it's just for something small like a wall quilt; or a hot pad gift set with different blocks for each. Thank you for the chance! ~AmyB

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  52. I would love to see more easy tutorials as I am a beginner. Would love to win this book! a(dot)haun(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  53. Thanks for the chance to win this great giveaway. I particularly love all the great tutorials that people post. They are always very informative. So lots more tutorials. lyn.robyn.smith@gmail.com

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  54. Love your tutorials - we can always use more of those. Being a fairly new beginner, quilts on the easier side are nice, too. I love small projects also. Thanks for the giveaway.
    beatuofm@cox.net

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  55. I like pattern ideas and tutorials. Thanks!

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  56. I have the first book, and I'm interested in checking out the second. This year I hope to see lots of ideas for low volume quilts (since I just joined my first fabric swap - for low volume charmes)

    Thanks,

    Sarah

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  57. Really enjoy your blog and appreciate all that you share with us. Love tutorials and quilt-alongs. Thanks for a chance to win a great giveaway!

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  58. Anything that has to do with scraps! scraps are growing snd need to do something with them. help! great give away

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  59. I'm a newbie so small projects are best for me. Thanks for the chance to win!
    Dakaman_68@yahoo.com

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  60. So Sorry you were sick, we had it over Christmas here and had to cancel Christmas to New Year's because 90% of family was sick. A lot of disappoint little boys but they were to sick to even open presents. I love tutorials especially ideas with all the new fabric that is out this year. Happy New Year Sandra

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  61. I agree that small projects are fun for the immediate gratification. I love your quilts too and look forward to every on!
    xoxo

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  62. Love your blog Amy! I would love more tutorials and quilts made from jelly rolls and charm packs or layer cakes. Fingers crossed!

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  63. I'm always looking for ideas for small projects - mug rugs, nice hotpads, etc. - using fat quarters, charm squares, strips. Thanks for the inspiration you give us! Happy new year.

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  64. I would love to see more crib quilts

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  65. I love your pictures of the snow, i wish we had some instead of the never ending rain we're suffering in the UK!
    Whilst I love seeing quick projects, I also like the "big" blacks that are around at the moment - finishing at 12" or bigger so you don't need many to finish a quilt!
    Thanks for another great giveaway!

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  66. Hi! I'm a new self taught quilter, so any tutorials are good tutorials for me! I would appreciate learning some easy gift ideas for teachers, co-workers, etc.

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  67. Love your blog and the inspiration you give me. I would love to see more ideas on quilt backs, something so the back is as unique and beautiful as the front.

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  68. I enjoy getting inspired by seeing what others are making, especially with unique color combinations. Tutorials and gift ideas are always welcome.

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  69. More tutorials and lots of pictures for inspiration.

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  70. I love tutorials, pictures of projects, along with comments on how you made this better/easier. I'd also like recommendations for quilting products, like what brand of fusibles you like best, etc. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  71. I love to see the projects everyone is coming up with...especially small, easy projects.

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  72. Love your blog, I guess I would like to see more quilt blocks but as a quilter with a family I know how hard it is to find sewing time.

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    1. love you blog but mostly quilting I need to learn all I can

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  73. I like to see what you are working on. And tutorials are always good. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  74. More projects using precuts would be fun. Thanks!

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  75. Sorry you were sick. There are so many nasty flu-like bugs going around in Ohio. Take care of yourself and get plenty of rest. I go to blogs for friendship and inspiration. I love to see what you and the rest of my blog friends are working on. Thanks for the LOVELY giveaway!

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  76. I love quick and simple projects that are easy enough for a near-beginner, but don't necessarily LOOK like they were all that easy-and-simple. ;) Happy New Year!

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  77. I would love tips on paper piecing, appliqué and reverse appliqué techniques... lots and lots of pictures of pretty fabrics in yummy colors are enough to make me happy

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  78. Jealous of the snow...haven't seen any here in North Carolina yet. I would love to see more Christmas gift ideas. Thanks!

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  79. I'm always looking for tips from more experienced quilters.

    theresa n
    weceno(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  80. Familiar with everything except the gourmet waffles! Love to see more about the tools you use and love and how they work. Thanks.

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  81. Hi! I just found your blog recently and enjoy your posts. I'm new to quilting so I am learning from anything I read on the subject. I do have a question. Do you foresee any problems with making a quilt using corduroy squares mixed in with lightweight cotton upholstery fabric?
    Have a great evening!

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  82. i love everything about bloogs especially reading and seeing pictures of where people live

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  83. Thanks for the opportunity! I think I need less in the blogging world :) Or more willpower to walk away from looking at the beautiful pictures of what everyone else is creating so that I can make something myself!

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  84. I love how impromptu quilts alongs are featured that are no pressure and fun. I also love a good tutorial and when a quilter shows the entire process of quilting including how they picked the colors/prints.

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  85. More information and tips on free motion quilting would be awesome. I have moved away from quilting because I get so frustrated that I can't do it beautifully like all yours and other awesome quilters.

    Thanks for everything you do share!

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  86. I think I would like to know "A Day in the Life of a Quilter". Thank you for always being there for us.

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  87. Thank you for a chance to win. I love the opportunity to meet new blog friends so blog hops are fun.

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  88. I love any kind of tutorial. They get me inspired to create something new.

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  89. I love sew alongs and tutorials for all kinds of things. I get to "meet" so many nice new people when I participate in a sew along.

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  90. Snowflakes... I haven't seen a single one yet this winter - all we've had is rain. Nevermind. Well, I would love to see more linen in the quilting world and in a variety of projects. I adore it! Fab giveaway - amycav at hotmail dot com

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  91. I would really like to see tips and techniques on machine quilting using your home sewing machine. It's such a pain pushing a large quilt through a small opening.
    Happy New Year!

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  92. I would like to see more video tutorials. Sometimes it is hard to follow written tutorials and video can really liven things up. Thanks for the giveaway. It's very generous of you!

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  93. I love using charm packs and jelly rolls so anything using them would be appreciated. QAL's would be fun and some projects for new babies as I have quite a few friends who are having them this year.

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  94. I'm loving all of your inspiration, so keep up the great work!

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  95. I know there are a lot of tutorials using color/value- but I want more! I absolutely love value-based and color-based inspiration!
    They are my favorite.

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  96. I'm always on the lookout for fast and easy quilts that I can whip up as presents so I'd love to see some tutorials or small projects. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  97. Thanks for the giveaway,, I like any tutorial, It keeps us all inspired.

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  98. I would like to see some mini video directions! Sometimes it's hard for me to picture the process and some motion would give me a little more idea of what I should be doing! Thank you for the giveaway and have a wonderful New Year!

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  99. I like well written tutorials. Not on your blog, but sometimes I have a hard time following the instructions because they seem to leave out crucial details.

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  100. I would like pre cut friendly quilt tutorials, but appreciate so much, any tutorials!

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  101. I'd love to see more quilting projects using precuts, especially layer cakes and jelly rolls!

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  102. I love to see a really great tutorial with step by step pictures.

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  103. I would love to see more basics on modern quiliting!! Thanks, Audrey purple_dino18@yahoo.com

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  104. Hi, Amy! So sorry to hear you were sick, but hope you will be back to 100% soon. Although I love your blogs and find the photos to be excellent, have you every considered offering short instructional videos? They are fairly cheap to produce and would be a great way to demo specific techniques. Feel better soon and Happy New Year to the whole family!

    Susan Rink
    srink100@yahoo.com

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  105. I value anything I read in blogs especially tips & tricks. I would like to see more on quilting with your domestic machine.
    Thanks so much for a chance at the give-away!
    mgw070 at shaw dot ca

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  106. I'm always a fan of any tutorial that helps use up scraps; quilts, pouches, placemats, whatever, so long as my carefully saved leftover bits can be put to good purpose.

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  107. Thank you for such a nice giveaway! What I'd like to see in the blogging world for 2013 are smaller projects featuring modern design and the use of pre-cut fabrics. :)

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  108. I get super excited when I see a tutorial on how to do things easier. It's also great to see small little projects. Thanks for the give away!
    sixmantzs@sbcglobal.net

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  109. I would like to see some fast and unique ideas. Whether they are quilts, crafts or gifts that can be made. Basically new, fresh ideas. Thank you for the giveaway :)

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  110. Thank you for such a wonderful giveaway! Oh, how I'd love to win! I would love to see more quick little projects, I especially love combining embroidery with quilting. Be especially blessed!

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  111. I love the giveaway! Thanks for the chance!

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  112. hmm...maybe quick and easy patterns and ideas for FMQ. Maybe more of the same...especially from your blog. Thanks!

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  113. I love quick instant gratification projects! What a great giveaway!

    deebriese@yahoo.com

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  114. I like to see ways of using precuts and also scraps, I've not been quilting long but seem to be accumulating a fair bit of both.

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  115. Great giveaway! I would to see more items that are not quilts to sew for decorating and gift giving. Thanks Mary

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  116. I would enjoy more examples of quilts and projects using precuts and any that use up scraps. Thanks for all your wonderful inspiration!

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  117. I'd love to see tutorials on short cuts to cutting fabrics for projects. Sometimes I get really slowed down in the cutting and I am bit hesitant to try new ways!
    Thanks for such a wonderful giveaway, very generous!
    therese.aiken@gmail.com

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  118. Quick projects, please! I have 4 kids!!

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  119. I'd like to see more collaboration between bloggers!

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  120. Thanks for offering the giveaway! Things I'd like to grow in this year, and so things I'll be looking around for on blogs are: small hand-sewing projects, embroidering words onto quilts, and tips or examples of quilting using a regular sewing machine and walking foot.

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  121. Thanks for asking everyone for suggestions. What a great way to begin the new year! I too would like to see projects made with precuts as well as quick and easy gift projects as well. Money is tight, so making presents that are cute are a must!

    Love your photo of the lights in downtown Salt Lake..so pretty!

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  122. I'd love to see more tutorials on machine quilting on a regular sewing machine and how to adjust the tension so the back isn't all loopy! (Can you tell what I have problems with? :))

    Hope you are all over the sickies! We have a head cold/sinus mess going around work right now & I have caught it, tho almost over it now!

    Thanks for the fin give away!
    Sandy A

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  123. I've been very happy with what the blogging world has been offering... So I'm looking forward to another great year!

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  124. I'm satisfied with how things are. I am always grateful to see tutorials and pictures as I am a fairly new quilter. Thanks for the giveaway but I think you deserve something for all the time devoted to your wonderful blog. Thank you so much for such enjoyment.

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  125. First, I really enjoy your blog and find it inspiring and very helpful. I would like to see more tutorials with precuts.

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  126. Hi Amy, I'm with the others who have asked for more tutorials for small gift items. I'd also love to see more projects for hand-stutchers/piecers/quilters. I love hand-stitchable take-along projects for when my quilt buddies and I get together for a stitch and chat. Looking forward to a great 2013.

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  127. I would like to see anything someone is willing to share. I love being about to share my own sewing/quilting projects and like to see others to add to my inspiration.

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  128. I can't think of anything more than what's already out there. I would like to see more BOM's than QAL's, but since I've already found two I think I am good to go! What beautiful lights!

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  129. Easy to make projects. And maybe bags. I love bags. :)

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  130. I would have to say that tutorials are one of the best things about blogs. I enjoy seeing how other people do their quilts. I've gotten so many helpful hints that way. Thanks for the chance to win. I really enjoy your blog.

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  131. I love to see the tutorials and simple tips on how to make quilting easier.

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  132. I always like to see pretty girly quilts. I also like it when the bloggers are able to tell me what the fabric is called so I can get me hands on some :-)

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  133. I love tips and tricks and lessons learned. :) Thanks for the giveaway and a very Happy New Year to you!

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  134. Tutorials for smaller quilts...thanks for chance to win these awesome prizes!

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  135. I just love to see quilts, quilts, and more quilts. I love to see what everyone is up to and learn from their ideas. Happy New Year!

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  136. I would like a bit more help re: putting colors together. This is difficult for me so I tend to follow previous pictures instead of striking out on my own.

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  137. I'd love to see some more English Paper Piecing! Something other than hexagons. Happy New year, I hope 2013 will be good to you!

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  138. I'd like to see more tutorials for wall hangings or smaller projects that are good for gifts or quilts that can be done quickly :) I have a bare wall in my sewing room and would like to make some small quilts to display on it. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  139. I would love to win the inspiring book!, Fabric is ALWAYS welcome, as well:). I haven't done a Quilt-a-Long yet and would like to try one with a trusted leader. I also would like to know about color choices

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  140. I don't know that there's something I'm not seeing that I do want to see from quilt bloggers. I love getting lost in the beautiful photographs (love yours) and dreaming about fabrics I see (since there really isn't much room for them in my stash). Maybe what I'd like to see is effective ways to use stash in more quilts (I see lots of ideas for using stash in other sewing projects, but I know it's the quilts that will stick around for a while.)

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  141. I would like to see projects that could be done in a couple hours to make as gifts! I love quilts to make always. Happy New Years! Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

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  143. How about more give aways? :) Just kidding! A quilt-a-long would be nice. I just finished Bonnie Hunter's Easy Street - well, okay the quilt isn't actually finished just yet, but hopefully in a few days. I always like your tutorials, too - especially for quick and easy projects. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  144. Beautiful lights!!
    I'd be happy seeing a bit more ideas/help/suggestions for quilting (the actual quilting part - free-motion, using my walking foot, etc.)
    Thanks for the giveaway. I've enjoyed following along with your blog.

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  145. I love seeing mini quilts that teach something along with them. Read: a tutorial for cathedral windows built in with a 36x36-ish quilt that I can be proud of :)

    Thanks for this giveaway!

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  146. I really like tutorials and the names of fabric!! you have a great blog and I so appreciate all of your tips!! I basically learned to quilt from you!

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  147. I am partial to the smaller, mini quilts that can be made out of scraps and go together quickly and can be displayed in a multitude of places.......
    Tutorials are always helpful also.
    Happy New Year to you and your family.

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  148. Hi Amy, and Happy New Year!
    I'd love more tutorials on easy, quick quilts...
    thanks for the giveaway and stay blessed!

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  149. I am always interested in tutorials & patterns. These are very helpful to me.
    I am also interested in projects (large or small) that use fabric scraps.
    Thanks for the chance to win!!

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  150. I have been following your blog for months. I really like step by step tutorials on anything. Thank you! Diana B.

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  151. It seems like I have the hardest time finding just the right project for a fat quarter bundle - seems funny, doesn't it? But I usually end up petting them for ages before I find a good fat-quarter friendly design. So I'd like to see more of those!

    Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  152. Amy - I absolutely LOVE your blog! I am a new quilter and have always been intimidated by quilting. Your blog has helped me SO much :-) Your tutorials are clear and well-documented, giving ME the confidence to go forth and try new things... AND end up with a nice finished product as well. I vote for your fantastic tutorials - though I will totally enjoy whatever you do, I am sure of it! Thank you so much :-)

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  153. I'd love to see more tutorials for quilts and smaller sewn items using precuts or scraps. Oh, the more pictures the better. Thanks so much for the giveaway. ;-> Toni Anne

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  154. I love to see tutorials. Especially tutorials that make scary (aka traditional) blocks seem easier. As a relatively new quilter, I would love to try to make some traditional blocks, but they always seem so difficult. Thanks for the great giveaway! Esther (lenahan at zoomtown dot com)

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  155. I would like to know more basic how tos for finishing a quilt. Specifically top stitching with a basic machine. I love your blog. Thanks for the giveaway and I want a gourmet waffle truck!!

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  156. Ha ha more giveaways! No I love the quick quilts and tutorials.

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  157. Would like to see more tutorials foe quilt projects. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  158. You are one of my favorite blogs. I also like tutorials but your blog is wonderful.

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  159. I would love to see more projects for beginners.

    carolinebock1 at yahoo dot com

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  160. I can't think of anything I'd like to see that isn't already out there. You have a lovely blog, thank you for the work you have put into the tutorials that you make available :) Reading the comments on this topic has been interesting :)

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  161. Would love to see more kid-friendly and fast projects!

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  162. Love podcasts that are quilting related and would like to see more of them. ( or listen to more of them) tha ks for the chance to win! Love your photos and your lovely quilts.

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  163. The quilt blog-world is already so rich and generous i really can't think of a general improvement. I love your blog for the pictures, tutorials, and quilt info. I wish you continued inspiration in 2013!!

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  164. I love uncomplicated tutorials, an easy gift!
    moorefamily117@gmail.com

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  165. I love reading your blog and I always feel happy when I see you've posted something new through bloglovin'. It's very kind of you to hold such a giveaway, thanks!

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  166. I would like to see more paper pieced projects. It's not something you see a lot of. I also like many of your tutorials, as they're cute and easy.

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  167. I'd love to see more quilt alongs! Thank you!

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  168. I would welcome more tutorials! Very generous give away! Carolann427@aol.com

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  169. I love your blog. I love the inspiration, the how to's, the tutorials. I am always interested in all that you do.

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  170. Love to see more projects focused on using pre-cuts. Oh and paper piecing. I always love seeing more paper piecing around blogland!

    Happy new year to you and thanks for the giveaway!

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  171. Sorry you were sick during your "free time".
    Gosh Im always blown away by all your projects!
    I guess Id have to say more of the same great stuff!

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  172. It's always fun to read your blog and I always learn something or feel inspired! This is a very generous giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity! adaisygarden@gmail.com

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  173. I would like to see information on any quilting trends that are happening in other countries, or gift ideas, or seasonal decor quilting projects. Thanks for a wonderful giveaway!
    ellen(at)myerly(dot)net

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  174. I would like to see more ideas on quilting quilts.

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  175. I am new to the quilt blog world....I am a new quilter and just beginning my first quilt....so addictive...I love it. I would love to see projects, tips, tuitorials and Kits..more kits....out there for folks like me to begin with! So glad I found your blog!
    Andrea
    AndeM1@hotmail.com

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  176. I would like to see more smaller projects other than tote bags and aprons. Things that are fun and fast. Perhaps even an easy pattern that we could all follow a few times a year using our own fabric choices and posting up photos of each of our unique choices.

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  177. I never get enough tutorials! I am a confident beginner quilter who loves the tutorials by all those talented quilters outh there! awolk at rogers dot com

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  178. More giveaways! ha ha. Really I'd love to see more patterns using jelly rolls. I just don't know what to do with those things. Thanks for the chance!

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  179. I would like to see more tutorials of quilts that are easy to make but would make great gifts.

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  180. Love your gifts for the giveaway! I would love to see more tiny projects. Every so often I like to do a project that I can complete in an evening and send off to a friend the next day.
    Thanks for your inspiring blog!
    Kami

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  181. I would say a some posts on where to start if you are just starting into quilting. I am just starting and most of what I have found around the quilting blogsphere is (for the most part) for those who have been quilting for a while. That would be a huge help for me!! Thank you for a chance to give ideas and to win such wonderful prizes!! :) Hope you have a wonderful day!!

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  182. Oh I am would love to win a copy! I hinted, but Santa had other ideas. LOL I love the little tutorials you see in blog land, but I'd like to see more than just pillows and placemats... how about some quilted gifts for a spa day? or a little pampering. I love making gifts, but I've done bags, aprons, placemats and need some new ideas. :-) Thank you so much for the great giveaway!!

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  183. I would love more baby boys stuff! It's hard coming up with ideas and finding the fabrics.

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  184. What fantastic pictures! I loved the night lights, but I'm sorry you were not feeling great. With four little ones underfoot during the day, my sewing and quilting time is limited to weekends and evenings. I would love to see simple, beautiful, and quick quilts or even some ideas to use all those wonderful excess scraps from previous quilts. Thank you for sponsoring such a generous and delightful giveaway!

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  185. I would enjoy something in the biginner area for wall hangings.

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  186. Would love to see more patterns using scraps! Also tutorials w/quick projects (such as those that use charms or strips)!

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  187. I would love to see more of your awesome tutorials! In fact, I came on here to use one when I was pleasantly distracted by this post :) grandoldaubrie at gmaildotcom

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  188. I like scrappy projects - either big ones that use up lots of scraps -or small but quick ones that you can make from small leftovers.

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  189. I would like to see more quick and easy projects for kids and teens. I love your easy to follow tutorials, fabric choices, and inspiring photos!

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  190. I would enjoy seeing more projects using precuts. I love jelly rolls and charm packs - anything that saves me time.

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  191. I'm really loving foundation paper piecing lately...
    Thanks for the give-away!
    themessymouse@gmail.com

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  192. I'd like to see more paper piecing patterns and tutorials, it's something that I want to do more of. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  193. I'd love to read about how you choose your fabrics for a certain pattern or design Amy.

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  194. I'm constantly on the hunt for gift ideas. Tutorials are always appreciated.

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  195. I like small projects; makes me feel as though I have accomplished something!

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  196. I'd love to see more tutorials and ideas on quilting itself. My goal is to tackle FMQ this year and I'd love some tips. I also want to get more creative with my straight line quilting and need some inspiration.

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  197. I'm still a newbie quilter ~ pieced my first small quilt top, but have yet to finish it! I love seeing the smaller quilts geared for beginners. thanks so much for the chance to win ~ fingers crossed!

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  198. I would like lots of tutorials...I love your blog and look forward to all your personal stories and helpful hints! Thanks! Kcs619@aol.com. Karen

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  199. I love quilting and piecing tutorials!

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