Sunday, December 12, 2010

What does Santa have for you?

Last year at this time I stumbled across the Sew Mama Sew Giveaway day. All I can say is Wowee, yowzer, whaaaaat?, and Golly gosh! If you didn't come here from there, click on the button at the top right and check it out. Links, links, and more links to all kinds of blogs with giveaways.

Well, this year I decided to join in. Why not, right? Tis the season and all that. I like my little blog but I have to admit, I don't get too many comments and I am definitely motivated by comments. This is a good way to round up some readers and I think it's time for a giveaway too.

So here you go. As my gift, I will give one person two of my folios. One is my favorite with the little birdie and the other is rather traditional with a blue toile. There are pockets inside, handy for keeping your current quilt patterns or household info or lists of things to do, blah blah blah. Can you see the pattern I have in there? Birdies! I really have a thing for birds lately. Sorry but I'm going to keep the pattern, I tore it out of one of my quilt magazines.




Since I'm not sharing the pattern, I'll be nice and toss in six fat quarters of these lovely shot cottons.





Shot cottons are delicious. Soft, almost delicate, and they have a depth to the color from being woven with two different colors.




So there you go folks. Two folios and 6 FQ's. All you have to do is leave me a little comment. Just tell me what you like in a blog. What draws you to a blog? Humor? Great pictures? Just quilty stuff? A range of crafts? I will pick a random winner on Dec. 17th, so don't worry about giving the right answer. And you can wish me a happy holidays if you like.

Following is certainly welcome but not necessary.

Good luck with all those giveaways. Don't forget to come back and see who wins!








311 comments:

  1. Great giveaway. I love any sewing or craft blogs -- especially if they have lots of pictures and tutorials!!

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  2. Its all about the pictures and creative tutorials for me. thanks for the giveaway!

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  3. love;y giveaway. I love blogs about anything crafty. It's always good to have lots of pics or tutorials
    steveandmelissa@ihug.co.nz

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  4. Lovely giveaway - I love those shot cottons. I enjoy most quilty blogs and especially tutorials

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  5. I like a blog that is fairly regularly updated, the pictures are pretty important too!

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  6. I like blogs where I can be inspired and learn something new, and a sense of humour never hurts!

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  7. I like your folios, the different pocket styles make them look really useful (and pretty to boot!). I like tutorials and how-to's, and I *really* like to see categories listed on the sidebar.

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  8. SMS directed me to your blog! First time visitor...and a very Merry Christmas to YOU!

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  9. Okay I go to blogs for patterns, tutorials and help I also go for the giveaways - who doesnt!! I have regular blogs I visit and I like the ones that inspire me to try something different.

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  10. Oh Bum.... forgot to say HAPPY CHRISTMAS...now you will have to delete this one as I have already entered giveaway LOL.

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  11. Anything that inspires me, tutorials, pictures, ideas....

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  12. Happy Holidays!
    I always love tutorials on blogs!!
    Thanks for the great giveaway!
    h_freund@hotmail.com

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  13. Tutorials!

    I'm participating in the Sew, Mama, Sew Giveaway Day! I hope you have time to stop over and enter my giveaway at homemakerhoney.com

    Merry Christmas!

    Deborah
    Homemaker Honey
    homemakerhoney @gmail .com

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  14. I love me a good tutorial w/ lots of pictures! Also, I really like hearing how projects went wrong, and how/if it was fixed. So much perfection in blogland, it's reassuring to see the dark underbelly occasionally.

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  15. Lovely prizes! I look at blogs for all sorts of inspiration. I follow blogs that really speak to me - usually in a funny way, or ones that have great projects. If they have both-all the better!

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  16. I love crafty blogs. Any and all craft inspiration.

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  17. I like tutorials and seeing great pics of on going projects both crafty and quilty :D

    senjosuki at yahoo

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  18. I like getting to know someone, either through their artwork or their personality. I love when you can see a real person behind a blog! Your folios are fantastic! What a neat gift!

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  19. Nice giveaway!I really like beautiful pictures!
    anvazmu@gmail.com

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  20. Happy Holidays! Thank you for the giveaway!

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  21. How awesome of you to do this giveaway. I love blogs with lots of good-quality pictures, especially if they have tutorials that are well photographed and easy to follow.

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  22. I love the birdies too! What I love is tutorials and patterns that people share on their blogs. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  23. Thanks for the Awesome giveaway!

    Being a WAHM who is in Nursing school Folios would be such a useful item !

    I like blogs with fun info, great pictures, and a LOT of tutorials =)

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  24. Thanks for the giveaway! I'm in MD also.
    I love step by step "how to" postings.
    Merry Christmas!

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  25. Shot cottons are totally awesome, I agree! Thanks for the awesome giveaway and super cute organizer folders!

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  26. i'm all about birds too! thanks for the chance, i love shot cottons!

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  27. Lovely folios! I like good photography on a blog. And your background design is so darling!

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  28. Thanks for the giveaway! I love the colors of those FQs--I'm a sucker for solids.

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  29. Oh my goodness, I LOOOOVE shot cottons! An all-shot-cotton quilt is on my to do list. I love blogs with humor and helpful tips/tutorials. I also LOVE your page background! So pretty.

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  30. I love lots of pictures, explanations of the process and close-ups of the details. thanks for the chance to win. strings@mts.net.

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  31. What really draws me to a blog is good photography and a non-distracting background so that the beauty of your work is the most prominent feature.
    Thanks for the giveaway
    cynsaw2@yahoo.ca

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  32. I Love step by step tutorials and fun fabrics :)
    Dkburroughs21@aol.com

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  33. I like the tutorials
    Thanks for the giveaway
    violet_bg1@yahoo.co.uk

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  34. Great giveaway! I love quilt blogs and especially tutorials.

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  35. I like things that give me ideas or tell a great story - doesn't have to be both!

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  36. I love seeing what items have been made by the blogger, tutorials and pictures....thanks for a fun giveaway...

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  37. I love crafty funny blogs ...

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  38. Humour is important but so are pictures,tutorials etc so I think the main thing is a good mix!!

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  39. Lovely giveaway!
    I adore tutorials and project photos, but a blogger with a great sense of humor and a bit of edge is always at the top of my list.

    hugs & happy holidays,
    Heidi
    heidig@gmail.com

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  40. This is a fantastic giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!

    Sonja
    sonjagreene(at)veryverdant(dot)com

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  41. Love your question for the comments. Am tossing around the idea of starting a blog after the new year, and will be interested too in reading others comments to your question. For me, I love tutorials (who doesn't). I shy away from video tutorials and love the pictorial type so I can go at my own speed.
    Have a wonderful Holiday season! If you feel overwhelmed, know that we all do. Have a cup of hot cocoa and bird watch!
    nsue21702 at gmail dot com

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  42. I read back over your previous post - just hilarious by the way - and decided you are someone I need to follow. :) Come on over to my blog and follow for a while - I think you'll like it. I'm a wannabe organizer, sort of. But quilty, definitely. My sister is a Physician's Assistant but me, medically challenged when it comes to blood and stuff. blessings, marlene

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  43. These are very nice gifts; it appears you have mustered up alot of comments! great. I like to go to sites where there are lessons, craft pictures, and less talk about the home & family ; while those are nice, but typically only for those who have the time to catch up on your life, etc.
    I love the lessons and tutorials more so

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  44. I love blogs about anything quilting but also other fabric projects. It is so cool to see what others have done or may be having fits with - nice to learn but also to commiserate.

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  45. I love blogs that incorporate a sense of humor and realism into their descriptions but mainly I'm attracting to blogs that deal with sewing and quilting stuff. I definitely find solace in reading about a blogger's frustrating attempts to finish a project, or the first success after a series of projects that were sub-par. Thanks for the offer and Happy Holidays!

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  46. different crafts i guess cause i even visit the blogs where the pictures are very small, happy holidays
    ryderryder38@hotmail.com

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  47. I'm drawn to blogs that have good pictures, tutorials and nice quality projects! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  48. LOVE PHOTOS!

    jldouglas@wispwest.net

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  49. Cute folios! I love blogs that help inspire my crafty mind.

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  50. Hi!Happy holidays! I love your birdies...as for blogs, I like a range of projects and tutorials are always nice...nice pictures are good too!
    Thanks!
    lisa d pope at yahoo.com

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  51. Hi, I love good photography and a good blog design.

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  52. Great giveaway!! I like beautiful pictures and great sewing ideas. Humor's a definite plus. Happy holidays!

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  53. Good photos and some funny writing!

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  54. what a great giveaway! I'm a new follower!

    Amanda
    amandaandandy@yahoo.com

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  55. I always look for personal touches in a blog. I love getting an idea of what the blogger's daily life is like.

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  56. I like unique projects and tutorials. Great photos help too.

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  57. I like tutorials and great pictures.

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  58. thanks for the lovely giveaway! i love blogs with beautiful inspirational photos!

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  59. Personally I like a range of crafts but a sense of humor is great to.
    mtrose59047@gmail.com

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  60. What keeps me coming back to a blog is a consistent focus on one (or a few) topics, and great photos.

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  61. I think one of my favorite things about blogs is reading about mistakes! Silly I know but I love knowing that I am not the only person who manages to put a sewing machine needle through their finger, accidentally had fabric bleed, or cut things in completely wrong measurements! LOL!

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  62. Thank You!
    Mef from Italy :)

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  63. I like tutorials and inspirational pictures.

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  64. I really enjoy blogs about being crafty and being a mommy. It's also a bonus when a craft blog includes tutorials to the items that are created.

    And I really like the background on your page!

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  65. My favorite thing in a blog is tutorials with lots of pictures. Thanks for the chance!

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  66. Folios and shot cotton?!?!? Count me in! Thanks!

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  67. pictures and variety always pull me in:)
    I'm hosting a giveaway too, so pop on over if you have some time...
    belle-n-bee.blogspot.com
    beckymac1@hotmail.com

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  68. Thanks for a great giveaway. I love great pictures, humour, tutorials and of course, giveaways on blogs. I like to see that a blogger is passionate about the contents of their blog, not just using it as a promotional tool.

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  69. One of the things that draws me to a blog is the sense of sharing, I love looking at the different kinds of projects someone is involved with. And I love a sense of humor in a blog! I also love the kind of things that they do at Sew Mama Sew blog. It's really nice being able to find different blogs that you might not find on your own. Thanks for joining in!

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  70. I like lots of pictures and a little humor!

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  71. I enjoy blogs that post useful information (useful for me at least)! Great pictures are a bonus. :)

    Thanks so much for participating in the giveaway!

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  72. I like blogs for tutorials & great pictures. Of course, giveaways are a nice bonus. =)
    Happy Holidays to you!!!
    darlenezor@aol.com

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  73. I really like tutorials in a blog or other tips like that. New ideas are nice.

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  74. I like a blog which have regulary new posts , tutorials and inspire me with lots of pictures.

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  75. Birdies! -grin- I really like when blogs have good pictures and tutorials. It makes it so much more fun when you can actually make the things, and see how well they might turn out. They usually don't turn out as well as the picture, but it doesn't stop one from trying.
    embyrfire@hotmail.com

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  76. There are two things I like in a blog - one is PICTURES, the other is REGULAR POSTS (I, myself, am guilty of not doing the latter, shame on me:)

    :) Linda

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  77. Love the pockets!! What a great idea!! Terrific giveaway!!! Thanks!
    mugirl113 at gmail dot com

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  78. Yeah I like a blog that has frequent posts! I am bookmarking your so I can read it later:)
    Thank you for your give away and Merry Christmas!
    lee_nicholas@hotmail.com

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  79. I like fun creative crafts that I can do easily or make for my kids. Humor not a neccessity ;)

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  80. I love it! I love the birdie!

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  81. Crafty pictures always make come back to a blog!

    thepricklypinecone(at)gmail.com

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  82. Humor is what keeps me coming back, pictures are a big one too. =)

    (nanerjoyatgmaildotcom)

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  83. What I like in a blog ... I like tutorials and patterns of course! But also just inspiration. Photos! Definitely. Humor does not hurt, too! ;-)
    Well, now THAT was a helpful comment. But seriously - I think it is a kind of mix of everything.
    Thanks for the giveaway! Come and enter mine if you want to!
    ulli-xox[at]web[dot]de

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  84. I'd say personality, tutorials + photos.
    Thanks for the giveaway.
    jofacebook(at)vodafone(dot)co(dot)nz

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  85. great pictures and something interesting to me of course

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  86. Great giveaway. I think regular posting is a must.

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  87. Great photos and a lot of craft do it for me!! YAY...

    great giveaway

    xo Steph

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  88. Awesome! I love great pictures, stories, and tutorials.

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  89. Primarily I'm looking for someone with similar taste to me--better for me if they feature one item I'd love to make myself, rather than ten that just aren't my thing

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  90. Nice pictures, humourous content and if possible clear tutorials!

    Thanks for sharing this stuff.

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  91. Oh, I'm with you - I love comments but don't get many on my blog.

    What I like in a blog is little stories about what's happening, along with photos of projects and tutorials. I do enjoy humour too. I have enough heaviness in my life (don't we all) so I read blogs for entertainment as much as for information.

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  92. What a lovely giveaway! I just love blogs!!! All types. I do like funny/crafty ones best though. Thanks!

    ashleycardon@yahoo.com

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  93. I love shot cottons!
    I like reading blogs with a nice combination of crafty stuff and family stories, etc.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    parknj at verizon dot net

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  94. i'm new to your blog, which is exciting. i'll love looking through it now. cheers!

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  95. let's see... humor and pretty pictures, aka eye candy draw me in! thanks for participating!

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  96. Ohhh . . . shot cottons! I like a blog where you can download the tutorials as a .pdf so you can print it off easily!

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  97. What a great giveaway. I could use something like that as I am always carrying my patterns with me to work so I can read them during my down time. I like blogs that have a lot of pictures of the in progress works. Not so much tutorials, although those are helpful as well, but just pics of things along the way. I also like pictures of clothes on people rather then dress forms. Thanks for your giveaway and Happy Holidays.
    Michelle

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  98. I'm a big fan of inspiration, process, and beautiful FO photos!

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  99. Hi. I too, like lots of pictures, tips (I'm a newbie), and I'll admit - the occasional giveaway. Thanks for the giveaway chance.

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  100. I love to see someone enjoying being original and enjoying them self. No complaining in between.

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  101. I, too, love your originality and your ability to laugh at yourself. Sometimes, life just gets too serious and we need to laugh for a bit:) Thanks for hosting and have a grand Christmas season!!!

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  102. Are you trying to say that your sewing room is messy?? Girl...you need to come to MY house!! :) Love your blog and very nice Portfolios...maybe they would help me be less messy and more organized! Have fun today!!

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  103. Grand giveaway. Those folios are totally a me thing, I love them. I like blogs that inspire me one way or another.

    limes.sweet(at)gmail(dot)com

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  104. Hello there! I am new to your blog, and like what I see today!
    I like blogs with pretty pictures, some humor, and some little bits of the bloggers thoughts and life tossed in for some personality! I don't like music on blogs, in fact, I just hate it!
    Now, something I love is fabric! And organization! So, your giveaway is tops for me! Thanks for asking!

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  105. What a lovely calendars and gorgeous shot cottons. Hope I win. Thanks for the give-away.
    sewjournal @ twokhans DOT com

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  106. I really love when people show their mistakes and their successes.

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  107. my favourite blogs are the ones that show WIPs--it helps me to learn, and to know that amazing people make progress too, amazing things don't just appear fully formed in their hands!

    supersharmie at gmail dot com

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  108. I love a good laugh, a glimpse into someone's world, photos and ideas and tutorials.

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  109. Look at all these comments already...so many others are drawn to these delightful folios as I am! I love birdies too. :D

    So many things draw me to a blog...it really depends. Sometimes it's the overall deal, sometimes their craftiness that inspires me, sometimes their writing and humor, or even sometimes just people I feel like I can relate to.

    Thanks for participating. If you haven't already, swing by my blog and enter my giveaway! Merry Christmas!

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  110. Fabulous! I love reading blogs for their sewing projects and great pictures for inspiration.Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  111. Awesome giveaway! I love great pictures, humor and reading about all kinds of crafty adventures! Thanks so much for the giveaway and Happy Holidays! :)

    ~Teresa W

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  112. hey there! I love good pictures.. easy to read to the point tutorials and knowing a little personal info about the blogger.
    thanks!
    camistewart@hotmail.com

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  113. I do like photos, especially of work in progress followed by the finish! Tutorials are great (not that you'd find one on my blog...). Love your giveaway - I'm a big fan of shot cottons! Thanks for your generousity!

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  114. Hi! I'm drawn to birdies, too!!! Cute giveaway... Also, I'm now following... Thank you! mbkufen@yahoo.com

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  115. Plenty of pictures draws me to the blog.


    Thanks for the chance to win (sukie80@gmail.com)

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  116. I really enjoy pictures! I'm a picture person. =) a good laugh is always fun too...but I really like it to be clean...no vulgarities.

    Thanks for a beautiful giveaway!

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  117. Great photos are important to me and anything crafty - like, anything!

    Great giveaway! Happy Christmas to you!

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  118. I like the inspiration and tutorials. Thanks for a great giveaway!!

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  119. I enjoy good pictures and great fabrics! Thank you!! :)

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  120. Hello! I am drawn to blogs I can learn a thing or two from. I love tutorials and anything quilt-related. Some variation in topics is nice too.

    (I took a look around I love the Nashville quilt you made. The quilting looks awesome.)

    thetottery at gmail dot com

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  121. I love some good tutorials with pictures. Especially if they are something that a mom of boys would find interesting to make.

    Thanks for the great giveaway...keeping my fingers crossed.

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  122. I love quilty blogs with good pictures. Thanks for a chance to win!

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  123. I love a blog with good tutorials and good pictures, thank you for the opportunity of a giveaway.

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  124. I love reading about everyday life stuff (sometimes it makes feel better about how crazy my life it!) and tutorials with pics cuz I hate patterns.
    Thanks so much!

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  125. Cool! Those are awesome folios, especially the one with the bird! I'm not sure if I can exactly pinpoint what I like in a blog. Maybe if the person has similar fabric/design tastes, projects or if they have nice photography.

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  126. Thanks for the sweet giveaway.

    I look for good pics, crafty inspiration of any sort, and either tutorials or interesting writing.

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  127. What a great giveaway. I hope I win.

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  128. I love blogs with good photos and tutorials. I don't like blogs with music!

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  129. Cute...love the birdies too. I like the creativity I find...

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  130. I just became a follow of your blog, and all because of the post "My Truth." I can relate. The things I like in a blog? Good pictures, inspiration, humor, and imperfection. Who wants to read about people who have it all together? Not me......
    I would love to win your giveaway. Thanks for participating!

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  131. I love craft blogs becuase they inspire me. I love to see all sorts of things, patterns, tutorials, new ideas.

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  132. Love the birds!
    I like blogs with a lot of variety and fairly frequent posts. I want to see how the process is going, not just the end product. I often times learn more from the "mistakes" than the successes.

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  133. Tutorials, variety and pictures . Thanks for the giveaway! enjoye your blog!

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  134. I love sewing and crafting blogs with tutorials- they help alot if you can see step-by-step

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  135. I like fun ideas and humor. Slice of life.

    Happy Holidays!

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  136. Great pictures are really important.

    j_banyay (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  137. I love that your as organized as I'm happy holidays

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  138. The first thing that draws me to a blog is crafts and tutorials. But I also like funny posts :) Happy Holidays and I'll keep my fingers crossed that I win

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  139. Humor and good pictures definitely keep me reading. Good recipes every so often help, too. ;) Thank you for the giveaway!

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  140. Tutorials, simple living tips, variety of crafts helps too.

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  141. Fun giveaway! I like blogs that make me feel inspired & creative! Thanks so much!

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  142. Love your giveaway...I tend to like to get into a person's life and their hobbies...that's what I look for in a blog.

    nhsarab at yahoo dot com

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  143. I love blogs that seem alive, where you can tell there are real people trying to fit 20 lbs of stuff in a 10 lb bag, just like me. And I love when they share they're fabulous discoveries. Sales, tutorials, how to get your baby to eat more and sleep through the night...

    Thank you for the lovely giveaway! I adore shot cottons!

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  144. I look for blogs where I can actually see myself making that item. The tutorials have to be simple, I'm a beginner and have no sewing vocabulary. You are very generous in your giveaway.
    jmclean at mts dot net

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  145. I love quilty stuff and that is what draws me to a blog

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  146. I love blogs where the people and the projects are real and there are lots of photos to guide you along the way.
    Thanks!

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  147. I am a quilter and don't own something so pretty to store blocks in.
    I like blogs that have LOTS of pretty photos. As they say "A picture is worth a thousand words".

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  148. great pictures and clear instructions

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  149. woohoo! What a sweet giveaway!

    I certainly wish you a happy holidays and lots of new and pretty crafts!

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  150. Great giveaway! I love tutorials, recipes, and a good laugh! Thanks for the giveaway.

    kennedycraft (at) aol (dot) com

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  151. Thanks so much for the giveaway opportunity.
    dotursx4@comcast.net

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  152. Would love to win and I guess what really draws me to a blog is realness. Just be you. I try to be me whether it is happy or not or pretty or not. Just real you know.

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  153. Super cute! I like a blogger that posts frequently and includes tutorials.

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  154. love the birds :D
    in a blog i like anythign that inspires me and makes me feel like creating.. anything a bit different but cool :D

    in case i win, (fingers crossed) i'm ekswhyzed_@hotmail.com

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  155. what a great giveaway, your portfolios are lovely! I like a mix of craft blogs, not being a quilter I like to read about a mix of crafts - different sewing projects, knitting, crochet, embroidery etc. I'm not so motivated by family pictures or holiday snaps, it's the craft I'm all about!

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  156. I think this is a GREAT giveaway!
    Merry Christmas!

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  157. Your portfolios are really lovely! The fact that people let you into their lives through their blogs with such love and sincerity is the most striking aspect of good blogs. They share their craft and skills with us and all that for free in return for honest comments. I adore all you lovely bloggers out there. Thanks so much!

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  158. I love good pics of all things crafty and a smidgen of personal thrown in, like the pic of your craft room. THAT makes me feel normal and makes me like you even more :)

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  159. I like lots of pictures :)

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  160. I love great pictures and a sense of humor ;)

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  161. I am drawn to blogs that are regularly updated with lots of detail & pictures!

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  162. Great portfolios!

    I like regular updates, lots of tutorials, and really crisp, clear pictures.

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  163. nice giveaway - thanks! In blogs, I just love seeing photos of what people are doing

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  164. I love clever sewing blogs with lots of tutorials. Thanks for the chance!

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  165. Nice photos do it for me. I also like tutorials and information/links on interesting happenings, things, creations. Thanks for the chance!

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  166. I love information and tutorials and learning about things I haven't tried before! Happy Holidays

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  167. Tutorials, lovely pictures,craft ideas, inspirations & I love to see what others have made.

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  168. I love pretty pictures and tutorials. Thank you for the chance to win!

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  169. great giveaway! i hope you have a happy holiday and wonderful new year....

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  170. that bird is so cute. Thanks for the chance to win and Merry CHristmas.

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  171. Updates draw me to a blog. I hate it when I find one I like and it doesn't get updated for a month!

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  172. I love great pics and bright colors. Something inspiring. and I love all types of crafts

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  173. I like blogs that have a combination of beautiful things that the blog owner made to motivate me and also a good writing style so that it's interesting.

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  174. I admit I am a visual learner...so great pictures, great tutorials and upbeat banter.
    Thanks so much for a chance to win those
    delicious shot cottons.....they are not easy to find in my part of the world!
    Have the Merriest Christmas ever and
    Happy sewing.....I'm a new follower too....I like what I see on your blog :0)

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  175. I really like blogs that I can learn something from. Being funny helps also. :)

    cherie.searles(at)gmail(dot)com

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  176. The blogs I keep up with are blogs I can learn from or get inspiration from (which is usually the same thing for me)! Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  177. I read a variety of blogs but one thing they all have in common is humor. Not necessarily a joker, but a lightness on life. I love seeing a blog that takes their subject seriously, but not life. :) I think your folders are awesome. :) I like the birdie one as well. I read a few of your blog entries and I've become a new follower. *L* I think it's the "Don't judge me" in bold that did it.

    Thank you for the opportunity at such a great giveaway!

    lusive.tracy(at)gmail(dot)com

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  178. What do I love in a blog? I LOOOOVE seeing what other people do. Lots of pictures. Tutorials. I'm a newbie quilter so I really appreciate those!

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  179. I really like your detailed pictures

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  180. I enjoy blogs with lots of pictures, a few tutorials - such inspiration. Thanks for the giveaway, especially the great shot cottons.

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  181. Photos, tutorials and humor! ;o) I look for a reason to smile, and eye candy & funnies is the tops for me! Awesome giveaway! LOVE the folders!!!

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  182. I like really detailed tutorials - I need lots of pictures to understand what's going on!
    If you'd like to enter my giveaway as well, it is here: (I'm giving away some fabric coasters and a bit of Heather Ross!)
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/ananemone

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  183. Hi! I look for humor, and great color in the photos. Nothing will make me linger at a website quite like color.

    Also, your hobby room is just SLIGHTLY more organized than mine. :P I'm saving up to get some cheap plastic shelves so I can actually see the floor in here. Hey, it's a dream.

    Have a great week!

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  184. What i look for in a blog, is great pictures. Of quilting or other crafts. I want to get ideas for things to make, or things my children could make.

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  185. Great site! I love blogs with tutorials, or fun ideas for crafty things to do that aren't too difficult.

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  186. What a lovely prize!
    I go for blogs with inspiration, tutorials and how-tos.
    Ciel_s at yahoo dot co dot uk

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  187. I love seeing what everyone makes...and where they live! Thanks! ♥

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  188. Great giveaway! I enjoy blogs that are full of lots of great ideas and tutorials.

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  189. Looks like almost everyone is saying pictures (this is where my blog usually fails as I take all mine on my phone) and tutorials. I think voice is really important too, but then I read a lot of writing blogs as well as quilting/craft blogs ;) Thanks for the chance!

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  190. I enjoy blogs with photos and tutorials.

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  191. Love your giveaway. Your folios are so pretty. The first thing that attracts me to a blog is the design, and the background. It's important to have something that reflects what the blog is about. Thanks for the giveaway! My email can be found once clicked on username.

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  192. Such pretty folios! I enjoy blogs with good pictures, a good "voice" from who is writing it. Tutorials are nice, but not necessary.

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  193. I like blogs which are crafty, regular updates, photo's and humor

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  194. I love blogs that have something to offer - tips, creativity, tutorials, inspiration, recipes, even humor :)

    sarah at yesteachercrafts dot com

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  195. Nice giveaway! What I like in a blog are good pictures and lots of them.

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  196. Love the journals!!! My birthday is Dec. 17th, so winning would make the day even better!

    “But even if I find my way out of the forest, I shall be left with the inconsolable memory of the treasure I went into the forest to find and never found, and which was not there and perhaps is not anywhere? But if not anywhere, why do I feel guilty at not having found it?” T. S. Eliot

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  197. I love regular updates, tutorials, great photos and good stories. Thanks for the giveaway and happy holidays!

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