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Sunday, May 22, 2011

It's May Giveaway Day!

It's that special day: Sew Mama, Sew's May Giveaway Day! 


I love participating in SMS's Giveaway Day - hundreds of blogs will be giving away fun stuff all week, so visit the link to check out what you can win.

This time, I'm giving away a copy of Amy Karol's Bend the Rules with Fabric, and two fat quarters of vintages linens. 

May Giveaway Day!

If you haven't read the Bend the Rules books, you'll love them! Very inspiring stuff. 

To enter you must:
  • Leave a comment on this post before 9pm on May 25th
  • Leave your email address in the comment
  • Live anywhere on planet earth
If you'd like, you can leave me a link to the most inspiring project you've recently come across. I love new inspiration!

The winner will be chosen at random on Friday morning. Good luck, and happy Giveaway Day!

334 comments :

  1. Not so much a project, more a really inspiring art project. I absolutely adore the pairing of gems and words. http://poppytalk.blogspot.com/2011/05/rock-collecting.html.

    I'm catface85@gmail.com. Thank you for the competition.

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  2. Love your post on craft fairs. I'm a craft fair fan myself!

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  3. I live in Singapore and I love flower-flower fabric.

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  4. Those or some of my favprite colors!

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  5. i was just looking at one of those books yesterday. Very inspiring.

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  6. I would love this book. For inspiration one of the best places to visit is www.oneprettything.com. Stack loads of great projects all the time.

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  7. Now I wish I had saved the link but I just read about an 'embroidery quilt' project and I'm very excited and inspired by that idea.

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  8. Thank you for the chance to win! Not really a project per se, but definitely inspiring: http://hollylevell.tumblr.com/post/4778337033/the-shopping-set-so-far-im-really-starting-to

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  9. Thanx for a great giveaway

    krawczykfamilyatgmaildotcom

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  10. The book seems to be really interesting.

    minimanuals@gmail.com

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  11. I love sewing and hate rules! Thanks for the chance to win. tiedyediva at gmail.com

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  12. Thanks for the chance to win! I have been recently inspired to try some quilting with vintage linens...inspired by Rita at RedPepperquilts. If you haven't seen her latest couple of quilts made with reclaimed vintage linens, check them out.
    smargster@msn.com

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  13. I have read the book! I checked it out at the library but would love to own it! Cute fabric as well

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  14. love your giveaway! meadows.marybeth@gmail.com

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  15. I remember when that book came out, it sounded really interesting at the time :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  16. Great giveaway! Please count me in!
    andumuresan@yahoo.com

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  17. Great Giveaway! Thanks for the chance! gougeonathome@charter.net (Allison)

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  18. How funny...I just checked this book out of the library and decided it was so great I needed to actually buy a copy. Thanks for the chance to win one!

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  19. Darn I'm a Martian (ok not really LOL) nugglemama at hotmail dot com

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  20. I've heard so many good things about the Bend the Rules books!

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  21. Book looks great and the fabric is lovely. There is so much inspiration out there, I wouldn't know where to begin!

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  22. Thanks for the chance to win!

    -craftytofu at yahoo dot com

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  23. Awesome giveaway! Thank you :)

    sevan76dress {at} gmail {dot} com

    Lately, I've been finding lots of crafty inspiration via Pintrest.com!

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  24. wonderful bundle. thanks for the chance to win them!

    liz1611 at gmail dot com

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  25. Great giveaway, I would love to win!

    sanders4 at austin dot rr dot com
    ~JamieS@ Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

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  26. So cute and I really would love that book! Here is a project I found recently http://pinterest.com/pin/25531873/ sarahbeth_smiles@yahoo.com

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  27. I love Amy Karol's books--she is awesome!

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  28. I live on planet earth!
    Thank you for the giveaway - I've wanted to read this book for awhile now.
    blueberryblues5(at)gmail(dot)com

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  29. The book looks interesting! I get much of my inspiration these days from reading quilting blogs! (They make me think!)

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  30. I love that book but don't actually own it :)

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  31. Oh, I really desire that book!!!

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  32. I live in Victoria BC, Canada. What a great giveaway. I would love a copy of this book. I am teaching a friend to sew and this would make a great gift for her too. If you get a chance, I would love for you to enter my giveaway :)

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  33. G'Day! I'm here for the Sew, Mama, Sew Giveaway Day! Please visit me, too:
    http://www.homemakerhoney.com/2011/05/sew-mama-sew-may-giveaway-day-ends-may.html

    Deborah
    Homemaker Honey
    @Homemaker_Honey
    homemakerhoney.com
    homemakerhoney @gmail .com

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  34. fun stuff - I've been collecting vintage sheets for a quilt.

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  35. Great giveaway...Thanks for the chance..

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  36. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!! Here is my latest inspirational find ...

    http://greenleafgoods.wordpress.com/2011/05/13/bloggers-quilt-festival-2/

    Cheers!
    Rachel
    http://www.DewberryLane.com

    HappyQuilting at DewberryLane dot com

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  37. Hey... that's me! I live on planet Earth, hooray!
    (and hooray for vintage linens!!!)
    Thank you for the chance to win :)
    zabecc(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  38. I just saw these origami stars today that I'm in love with: http://southerngirlquilts.blogspot.com/2011/02/tutorial-origami-pinwheels.html

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  39. My husband says I'm spending more time online seeking inspiration than I am stitching on my new machine :) Love the www!!

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  40. I have her first book, Bend The Rules Sewing - didn't know about this one. I know I do love vintage sheets though~ what a treat!

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  41. I have been wanting this book forever!

    alisonDblanchard [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  42. I love those vintage sheets!! Haven't heard of the book yet but I've become 'addicted' to fabric and sewing so I'm sure I'll love it :) fenna_otten at yahoo dot ca

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  43. I didn't know she had this book! I've been wanting her other one for some time... and getting it for free would be just plain dreamy! (even though you've already mailed me such lovely bracelets :D) Your vintage fabric included is WAY CUTE too!!!!

    I have this project book marked for my next undertaking, am I crazy??? I can crochet a straight line so far- hehe http://www.kusine.com/hooking/hottiebluelagoon.htm#notes

    Thanks for the chance to win :D Thestitchylife@gmail.com

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  44. Don't know these books - looks great. Thanks for a chance.

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  45. Thanks for this giveaway !

    marika_ouellet@hotmail.com

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  46. i haven't read the book yet-but i'd love to

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  47. Thanks for the chance to win, I love new projects!

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  48. That book looks awesome!

    odessa.who.rox@gmail.com

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  49. Found that book at the library and would love to own it! thanks for the chance!

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  50. Such cute fabric, and the book looks like an interesting read. Thanks for the giveaway!
    crazyncrafty (at) gmail (dot) com

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  51. Cute fabric! Love to look thru the book! Thanks for the chance. SChalle171@aol.com

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  52. Giveaways are so fun, but I am on overload...

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  53. Thanks for the giveaway!

    Sarah @ Kiwi Gets Crafty
    http://kiwigetscrafty.blogspot.com (I can be contacted through my blog)

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  54. i love your etsy moustaches. they are the best.

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  55. Loving the vintage linens. Am feeling all inspired by the Flickr Single Girl Support Group, not just because of all the fabulous quilts and cushions people have made but for the support, guidance and assistance everyone offered one another.

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  56. What an awesome idea and I love the vintage fabric!! Thanks so much for the giveaway!

    - Gracie (thimblethief@gmail.com)

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  57. lovely fabrics!
    mandicoulter@gmail.com

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  58. What a lovely generous giveaway, beautiful fabric.

    lily (lilyvalentine@hotmail.co.uk)

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  59. I would love to win this book...and the pretty vintage fabric! Thanks

    tarapage22(at)gmail(dot)com

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  60. i'd love a chance to win! gooberific@yahoo.com

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  61. Oooh, vintage linens--Love them!

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  62. I borrowed Bend The Rules from the library a while ago, and loved it, and added it to my list to purchase, it would be amazing to win a copy. And vintage linens? Well, I have a passionate love affair with them!

    avital at gmail dot com

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  63. very cute fabric! jnine_n(at)hotmail.com

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  64. Beautiful fabric and I would love that book.

    kirkandalice (at) gmail (dot) com

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  65. Love it! I've been hearing a lot about that book, and would love to get my hands on it.
    missa.moe@gmail.com

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  66. Thanks for the chance to win such a nice prize!

    pstaveley(at)roadrunner(dot)com

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  67. I live on planet Earth! At least physically. Thanks for the chance to win! :)

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  68. Awesome! I call Planet Earth home.
    I'm thinking about giving this project a whirl:
    http://www.lowescreativeideas.com/idea-library/projects/Side_Tables_0511.aspx

    catherineh_78 (AT) yahoo (DOT) com

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  69. I love vintage linens so this must be for me (wish wish) What a fun blog. I will have to come back and visit you. thanks for sharing!
    Angie
    www.quiltingmelodies.blogspot.com

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  70. Lovely fabrics. I'm currently obsessed with cloth diaper patterns. I want to build a stash.

    limor477 at aol dot com

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  71. wonderful blog you have, also a great giveaway

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  72. I live on earth :-). Thanks for the giveaway!
    jmhamlin826 AT yahoo DOT com

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  73. WOW! Love those fabrics. Nice package of goodies. :)

    skooksplayground[at]gmail[dot]com

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  74. I do live on earth but apparently i'm in my own little world. I hope that still counts ;)

    me (at) sasha morgan (dot) info

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  75. Yes please, add me too. I live in New Zealand way down in the Southern Hemisphere, wonder if you know where that is?

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  76. Lovely giveaway! :) Thanks for participating!

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  77. lovely giveaway. verypurpleperson just posted a hat tutorial which was inspiring. susan.h.hwang@gmail.com

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  78. I live on Earth :) WOOT!! Yipee :)

    candy at fiber dot net

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  79. This would be lovely to win - thanks for the great giveaway!

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  80. What a great giveaway - I haven't seen the latest bend the rules book yet!

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  81. Love the fabrics! jenilynmulkey @ yahoo dot com. I'm hosting a giveaway too at www.gritsandgiggles.blogspot.com . Check it out!

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  82. Pertty fabrics! I recently came across a tea wallet but don't have the link. Sorry. Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway.
    jmniffer at comcast dot net

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  83. Great fabric. Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway.

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  84. Just love the felt ball necklace from Purl Soho:
    http://www.purlbee.com/felt-ball-necklaces/

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  85. Love, love, LOVE your giveaway! Thank you!

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  86. Great giveaway! My email is ericajackman2000 (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  87. I've heard raving reviews about Bend the Rules, and I think it'd be a great addition to my now growing sewing book collection :)

    rachaelroyce [at] gmail [dot] com :)

    thanks!

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  88. That is a great book which I have never seen before, and I LOVE vintage fabrics!
    email-tara[at]thedress[dot]net.

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  89. Great giveaway, thanks!
    mindfulhome at gmail dot com

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  90. Cute fabric and you can't have too many quilting books I think.
    breejackson at hotmail dot com

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  91. Wow! Thanks for the great giveaway. I love inspiring books. In fact, lately I've been inspired by Linen Crafts: 40 Projects for Home & Body by Florence Le Maux. It's lovely.

    ammieloris (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  92. That's very pretty fabric. My latest inspiration has come from pinterest, which I spend entirely too much time on. I have bookmarked sooooo many tutorials!

    Great giveaway! emgilley at hotmail dot com

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  93. Oh, those fabrics remind me so much of the sheets at my grandmother's house! I love them!

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  94. thanks for the chance to win :)

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  95. Lovely giveaway -- thank you!

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  96. lovely!

    cathy.erickson1@gmail.com

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  97. Can you believe I haven't read either of the BTR books yet?
    hilary1 at gmail............thanks!

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  98. Great giveaway, love that vintage fabric!!!

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  99. thanks for participating in the giveaway! would be nice to win something for once!

    jenny
    overallbaby@gmail.com

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  100. Bend the rules is SUCH a good name for a sewing book.

    jshen37 at gmail dot com

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  101. This is s fab giveaway, love the vintage linens. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  102. Thanks for a great giveaway - I've been eying that book but never got around to getting it! :)

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  103. My sister would love this book :> And those linens look so nice!

    my email is halfturtlesoup (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  104. http://www.flickr.com/photos/gabby-girl/5545068286/in/faves-sarah_petit/ I thought this was such a cute idea

    Lizzabella1@gmail.com

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  105. Super prize! I love those linens! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  106. Oh I have seen rave review of that book, thanks for the chance to win.

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  107. Im fasinating by the art quilts - especially portraits. Some of those are amazing! Thanks!

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  108. Amy Karol lives in the same city as me. I saw her speak at a book store about her newest book. I never purchased a copy cause I was very broke at time. I would really love to win. Thanks for the chance,that fabric is beautiful.
    As far as inspiration have you ever seen her work?
    http://www.dscherer.com/

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  109. Hello,
    I haven't read the book-should be interesting.

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  110. Oh dear. . I haven't read this book. The vintage fabric is uber lovely. Great giveaway my dear.

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  111. such a great giveaway, katie! here's a recent project i found inspiring: http://bugsandfishes.blogspot.com/2011/03/how-to-embroidered-faux-bois-heart.html

    thanks!

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  112. This book has been on my wish list for so long!

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  113. I don't actually know the rules, so Amy Karol's book is perfect. And I love vintage fabric. Thanks!
    kristie_keely(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  114. That fabric is fantastic!! Very curious about the book, too!

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  115. I love the fabric! I haven't seen that book yet. I'll have to check it out if I don't win. ;)

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  116. Thanks for the giveaway!Fabric looks so fresh!
    Ninu

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  117. The book looks great & I love the vintage fabrics!

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  118. Made by Rae's spring top sew-along inspired me to make something for myself--3 summer shirts!


    dvdenter (at) gci (dot) net

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  119. I just picked up a vintage sewing book that has filled me with inspiration (but sorry, I don't have a link).

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  120. I've not heard of this book before - sounds interesting!

    debyeo at hotmail dot com

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  121. Squeee!!!!! I <3 your blog btw.....
    amytuite at hotmail dot com

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  122. Thanks for the chance :D

    fsarah09 at gmail dot com

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  123. Love your blog...it is new to me and INSPIRING! All I usually new for new ideas is open up Pinterest!!

    Thanks!!

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  124. I live in Germany and I love vintage fabric.

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  125. I'm a newbie at sewing and I'd love to have a copy of the book. The fabrics are lovely too!

    verlainemarquezgmailcom

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  126. Sounds like a great book - thanks for the chance! I'm in New Hampshire, but I went to college in Chicago...love it there!

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  127. Great giveaway! wildkitten.handcrafts/at/gmail/dot/com

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  128. This whole giveaway day has brought so much inspiration that my head is just spinning!

    Thank you for this amazing chance.

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  129. Thanks for the giveaway. It's lovely.

    atchisonsteph at gmail dot com

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  130. technically i live on planet earth - but i'm not sure my brain does!

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  131. I love the Angry Chicken, she is so creative!

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  132. cstoops(at)cox(dot)net
    I need some inspiring stuff. Thanks for the chance.

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  133. Thanks for the chance! thurbs8(at)yahoo(dot)com.

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  134. That sounds like a super fun book and I love the linens! Thanks for the chance to win! jinglesells at gmail dot com

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  135. Love your giveaway!
    melindacopelan(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  136. I would love this book
    cheeksb78(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  137. I've found lots of great blogs via Sew Mama Sew. It's going to take some time to give them all a good look over and find all their beautiful things. Your felt mounted owls and hearts are lovely.

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  138. I'd love to win a copy of Amy Karol's book
    Thank you

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  139. I recently picked up a copy of this book at the library and LOVED IT! I would love a copy of my own, and I can definitely see those wonderful vintage linens fitting into my stash perfectly

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  140. I'm into books, I can read and read some more and then I actually don't get any sewing done!

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  141. Bend the Rules Sewing was the first sewing book I ever purchased. I've been eyeing this book for some time - what a generous giveaway!

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  142. Thanks for the chance to win!!

    grokgrace (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  143. Thanks for the fabulous giveaway!

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  144. Awesome giveaway! I have the Bend the Rules Sewing book and would love to have this book as well! Thanks a lot!

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  145. I've been inspired by the Pennies From Heaven quilt. Thank you for a great giveaway!

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  146. Thanks for the generous giveaway!
    Lovely gifts... I hope I am the lucky one..
    Well, I am from Malaysia.

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  147. Nice giveaway! Inspiring...Not sure if you sew for children, but if you do run out now and get a copy of Sewing clothes kids love. I was truly inspired to step up my game after reading that book.

    mzanfardino(at)nc.rr(dot)com

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  148. I recently saw a photo of mobiles using fabric hoops. great if you have kids!

    liberalsprinkles at gmail dot com

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  149. I live on earth! Hehe, I'm waving from up here in the great white north. Thanks for a great giveaway.

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  150. What a great giveaway! Thanks for posting it :)

    megan at curiouspanda dot com

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  151. Gorgeous fabric!
    Gem
    x

    makedoandgemATgooglemailDOTcom

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  152. I need some rule breakin' here. :)
    jillseeu@hotmail.com

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  153. I am from Malaysia.
    Awesome giveaway.
    Thanks for the chance.

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  154. hello! thanks for the chance to win. I recently discovered this memory game, I was thinking of doing a matching fabric game for my daughter and this idea brightened me up :http://www.purlbee.com/the-purl-bee/2011/5/20/from-the-purl-beehive-emilys-memory-game.html

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  155. I so need this book. I'm a rules person so I need a little inspiration to help me bend them!

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  156. Thanks for the chance to win.
    sonjagreene(at)veryverdant(dot)com

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  157. Oh, I love those prints! Thanks!

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  158. Great fabric#

    ashleighdotsinnamonathotmaildotcom

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  159. Great giveaway! Thak you
    Ana
    anaeosviraventos@gmail.com

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  160. This book sounds awesome. thanks for the chance to win!
    jacy468 at aim dot com

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  161. Thanks for the chance to win, this book sounds awesome! krystinajiron [at] gmail [dot] com

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  162. Love love love! I wish I had inspiration to share, but alas, I don't! I'm looking for some, too! Japanese craft books always get me thinking...I'm having a giveaway of vintage sewing stuff on my blog, Foziewisp. Please stop by! Thanks!

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  163. thanks for the giveaway

    radiyas(at)gmail(dot)com

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  164. Thanks for the giveaway--I've only recently become inspired to use scraps of vintage cloth for bags and trims, so fun!


    ~Heather
    sabine4242 at gmail dot com

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  165. That books been on my wishlist for quite a while - thanks!

    starsandsunshineblog at gmail dot com

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  166. Great giveaway!!

    sweatereyes (at) hotmail (dot) uk (dot) com

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  167. Lovely! Thanks so much

    violet_bg1(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

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  168. What a great giveaway! Thanks for participating in SMS Giveaway Day.

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  169. I haven't been inspired by anything recently!
    Blogger's not working for me today, so I'll try being anonymous! shirleyssalad (at) gmail (dot) com

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  170. Thanks for the chance to win.

    mmhitchener@hotmail.com

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  171. Thanks for the chance to win!
    ninusikbel@hotmail dot com

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  172. I'm really excited about checking out the Bend the Rules books!

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  173. Fun giveaway! :-) Thanks so much! thefancyfritter(at)gmail(dot)com

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  174. Thanks for the lovely giveaway! The book looks amazing...and don't get me started on the fabrics...x
    carmenvm@web.de

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  175. Sweet giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win:)
    woodlandrabbit@yahoo.com

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  176. I've never read any of the "Bend the Rules" books, so I'd love to win.

    clothdiapermom@yahoo.com

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  177. glad i just moved from mars to earth :)
    thanks for the giveaway!
    email in profile
    or
    nicmowat (at) gmail (dot) com

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  178. Great giveaway! montse.perez.bo (at) terra.es

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  179. Never seen this book--always fun to find a new one! Lovely fabrics!
    whitedragonstudios at hotmail dot com

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  180. Hi and thanks for the great giveaway!
    pelemil (at) gmail dot com

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  181. What a great giveaway! Thank you :)

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