Thursday, November 21, 2013

Hugs completed

 Welcome if you have arrived from the Blogathon Canada or the Blog Hop Party from Quilting Gallery.  click on either to go to lots of blogs and giveaways

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Blog Hop Party with Give-AwaysI hope you enjoy visiting my blog.  For last couple of days I have been blogging about the making of these two very special quilts. See more here and here







At last the two memory quilts are completed.  They have actually been delivered and will be given as Christmas gifts.  The mother couldn't have been more happy with the results. I could tell by the tears.  She knows the quilts will continue to bring herself and her children comfort in the coming years.





Hello Lily

(Notice the difference in landscape in just a couple of weeks.)  

If you are visiting from the Quilting Gallery Blog Hop, I hope you are enjoying hopping around, all over the world, checking out amazing blogs, getting tons of inspiration and entering giveaways!

My winner will receive this cute little zippered pouch and these great Moda marble bright charms!

To Enter:

1. Just leave me a comment here about what sewing project you are currently working on.

2. For a second chance like me on my Facebook Page

3. For a third chance follow me on Instagram User name: lalaslovelys

This giveaway is open until November 26th and I will ship internationally

Enjoy your hopping!
P.s. I am also linking this post to Crazy Mom Quilts Finish it Up Friday

Giveaway is now closed

175 comments:

  1. Currently finishing up some Christmas ornaments for gifts, and working on a quilt for a friend experiencing the world of cancer right now. Love the 'hugs' quilts - so precious!

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  2. I liked your FB page, thanks for the chance to win.

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  3. I'm working on my oldest son's Christmas quilt.

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  4. Working on table toppers and table runners for Christmas gifts. Thanks for the chance to win. These quilts turned out quite beautiful. I can't imagine how thrilled this family will be.

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  5. Just finished a quilt for my sister...all there is left to do is the pictures!

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  6. I am working on finishing a quilt for a Christmas present. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  7. I am currently working on an apron for my Mother for Christmas. She adores aprons so I know she will love it. Thanks.

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  8. I am finishing up projects for my craft show on Saturday :)

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  9. Believe it or not my current project is a Tree skirt.

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  10. I am working on an orange and neutral quilt for my son. He's going to love it. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  11. Equilateral triangle wedding quilt. Love your homespuny quilts

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  12. I just finished a winter table runner that will be a Christmas gift. Now my "sewing" project is cleaning up the sewing room before Thanksgiving guests arrive.

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  13. I am currently working on a baby quilt for a new grand daughter and a reproduction appliqué quilt. And I am trying to finish up my quilt top from the quilting gallery quilt along!

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  14. The change in the scenery of your shots is really striking and the quilt is beautiful!
    I'm currently working on a couple Christmas gifts, such as a quilt for my little brother, a pouch for a friend and so on :)
    Thank you for the chance to win!

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  15. I'm currently sewing 4 pcs of dining chair cover as Santa's hat using red and green polka dots fabrics to spice up the dinner table.

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  16. I'm in the cutting out stage of a pinwheel quilt for my neighbor. She is moving away, I may have to sew pins into the batting so she knows how upset I am about this. But she's been a great friend and minus the pins, I want to give her something to remember us by.
    My nephew recently passed away and I approached his widow with the offer to make several memory quilts. Unfortunately I don't think she understood what I was offering and said she didn't want any Tshirt quilts. I love what you've done. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  17. I just finished up a table runner for my parents' Christmas present and now I need to start some small projects for my stocking stuffers.

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  18. I'm currently working on quilting a quilt, your quilt is really neat!! I am following you on FB.

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  19. I'm in a monthly block swap and I have 2 more blocks to make for this month's partners. One wants bright colors and this would be great.

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  20. I am working on a quilt for my grandson.

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  21. I am following you on instagram marg 1950

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  22. i am making a charity quilt and a quilt for a wonderful lady at church who is losing her eyesight. thank you for a wonderful giveaway. babscorbitt@gmail.com

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  23. i liked you on facebook babscorbitt@gmail.com

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  24. I'm currently working on finding my studio underneath the piles of unfinished projects! And working on some fun little Christmas gifties. Thanks for the lovely opportunity!

    emily@thecaffeinatedquilter.com

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  25. I enjoyed looking thru your blog, especially at your first quilting projects. I am trying to finish up a primitive BOM quilt by Cheryl Wall. Love love love her designs!!

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  26. I am working on a Chicago Cubs fleece blanket for a new grandchild due in April. Thanks for this great giveaway.

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  27. I'm working on a quilt for my mother in law. Thanks for the giveaway. I've added it to my weekly link up.

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  28. working on my lizard quilt, my swoon block quilt and a christmas stocking

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  29. I'm working on a medallion quilt right now :)

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  30. I am working on lots of pouches and accessories.

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  31. Love your blog. I am working on a wall hanging, Poppies

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  32. I am not currently working on anything because my machine is in for a check up. I was working on armchair caddies for my husband and myself. Your quilt is gorgeous! Thank you for sharing! anglanouette at gmail dot com

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  33. What a delightful pouch! I'm working on some quilted pouches too, for Christmas gifts. Thanks for sharing!

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  34. I am working on a hand-stitched lap qult

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  35. Currently working on a baby quilt for a friend.

    syvisser@gmail(dot)com

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  36. I'm currently binding table runners!

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  37. I am working I a quilt called midnight at the oasis

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  38. Just finished 2 doll quilts for my GDs. They received doll beds for their birthdays in Nov.

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  39. Hoping to start on a baby quilt soon. Thanks for sharing pretty stuff for the giveaway.

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  40. I am working on a small table topper.

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  41. I am finishing up a table runner. I am here for the Party Hop and Canadian Blog Hop. New quilter from Oklahoma, USA. Glad to meet our Canadian Quilting Neighbors. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

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  42. I am a new follower on your facebook page. New quilter from Oklahoma, USA. Glad to meet our Canadian Quilting Neighbors. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

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  43. I'm currently working on coasters and hotpads. =) Thanks for a chance to win.

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  44. I'm quilting a quick holiday table topper and preparing to quilt a sampler made from this year's blocks from the Block Lotto. I'll be taking a break today to do some de-icing and snow shovelling--the first snow arrived (with lots of ice) in Santa Fe last night.

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  45. I am working on pj's for my sisters and quilted place mats for my mom. powersjlc at gmail dot com. Thanks for the giveaway. That pouch is so cute and I love the fabric.

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  46. Your "hug" quilts turned out very nice. I'm sure they will be dearly loved by that family. I am currently working on small Christmas gifts for my family.

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  47. I am currently finishing up some table toppers.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  48. I almost shed tears when reading about your Hugs quilts. I am working on an Amish Sampler and a Bonnie Hunter scrappy trips.

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  49. I loved reading your blog and liked you on Facebook.

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  50. sock dolls, sashay yarn crochet ruffled scarves & a faux chenille flannel baby quilt. dfnanney@gmail.com

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  51. I am currently in the process of FMQ two different quilts one that my mother did for my niece and the other one I am going to be gifting to a close family friend for use in their RV. I also started a small baby quilt that I decided to do with some FQ's, and now I am on the hunt for a yard of material that will coordinate and finish the top so that I may give it to our neighbor since her daughter is expecting their first grandchild. So much to do and would love to win these Moda fabrics. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  52. I like the blogs of the memory quilts and the story behind them. I am working on potholders to match kitchen towels I embellished. Thanks for the giveaway, the pouch looks very nice.

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  53. I'm currently working on a round robin kaleidoscope quilt. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  54. Love the giveaway. Thank you so much. Right now, I am quilting some tops that I made during the Summer.

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  55. Your memory quilts are beautiful. I am working on quilted bowls to fill with home made cookies to give as Christmas gifts. Thanks.

    dbelliott@outlook.com

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  56. You did a wonderful job on the memory quilts. I know they will be well loved and cherished.

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  57. I'm currently working on a quilt for my mother in law, for Christmas. It is my first time using Batiks and it really suits her.
    Thanks for the chance!

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  58. I am currently working on a Tumbling Leaves wall hanging that's done in lovely Fall colors. It's ready to get basted. Thanks for the chance!

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  59. Jesse Tree Ornaments! See pictures here: http://etsy.me/1gGUUAZ

    Deborah
    pinkscissorsdesign @gmail .com
    Pink Scissors Design on Etsy

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  60. Christmas presents for my sisters. Quilts of course.

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  61. I enjoy reading your blog. I'm currently working on two projects - a quilt for a 5 year old girl my office adopted for Christmas, and Morning Joe, this month's Schnibbles pattern.

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  62. I am just finishing a mug rug for a friend's birthday gift next week. Thanks for the chance at your giveaway.

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  63. The quilts are amazing. I am currently working on binding some quilts for Christmas. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  64. Right now I am working on some Christmas table runners.

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  65. Your quilting is lovely. I am working on a Spider Web quilt right now.

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  66. Right now I am not working on any quilting projects as recent foot surgery forbids me to put weight on my foot. When I can, I have a few kids quilts to finish and I recently received a kit for a table runner that I excited to try.

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  67. I'm working on an alphabet quilt for my son for Christmas.

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  68. Currently making a small bag and next will be planning a quilt for a 7 year old grandson.

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  69. I'm currently working om winter quilts for my girls :) Thanks for this great giveaway!

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  70. I'm making some cushions for Christmas gifts at the moment! Thanks for a fab giveaway! Cute pouch!

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  71. I've been hand-quilting a queen size quilt for my son for his birthday. Hoping to finish it before next year! This giveaway, blog reading is fun!

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  72. I liked your FB page. I am working on some Christmas ornaments for my classes

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  73. I work on some Christmas ornaments for my classes

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  74. I'm working on a English pieced quilt for my husband, because he sew this pattern in a magazine and he liked the colors so much.
    Thank you for the chance to win.

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  75. I am working on new holiday stockings for my family! Your memory quilt is beautiful!

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  76. Working on Xmas mug rugs, and waiting to start Bonnie hunters Celtic solstice. Thanks for giveaway.

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  77. A nice quilt and fantastic photoes you've taken. I work on a denim quilt right now. Tutorial on my blog if you like. Thanks for this giveaway. I love bright colours.

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  78. I'm finishing up my first sons big quilt. I'm almost done!! I cant wait to finish it :) Thanks for a great giveaway.

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  79. I am working on log cabin blocks for a Christmas gift. Need to finish the top in a week and a half. Your memory quilts look great. I've had a request for a quilt made from shirts. Will look at what you did. Many thanks!

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  80. I just went and liked your Facebook page. I also left a greeting over their for you.

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  81. Hi your blog is new to me. I am Tammy from South Carolina, USA. I am currently working on 2 different hand embroidery projects. 1 is part of a BOM I am doing. The other is a floral and bible verse that will go on a quilted Sunday School Bag for my friend. I also have 2 different table runners in process on my work table . Thank you for the chance to enter your giveaway,

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  82. Thanks for a fun giveaway. This week I am finishing up a lap quilt and some stockings.
    ks(dot)eyles(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

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  83. I am hand quilting a lap quilt for my step father, just 8 squares left.

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  84. Thanks for a chance to win, have Christmas gifts on the list of projects. samlbutrim@gmail.com

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  85. I am working on one single swoon block out of batiks for a Holiday Batik swap.

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  86. 'LIKE' YOU ON FB

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  87. HELLO, CURRENTLY WORKING ON A RED/GREEN/CREAM CANDLE MAT FOR A FRIEND FOR CHRISTMAS! THANKS FOR A NEAT GIVEAWAY!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  88. I am working on Esther Aliu's Love Entwined and Tiny World Make-Do Pincushions (based on a Mimi Kirchner pattern). Love your quilts - they are so cozy looking and perfect to curl up in on a cold winter day!

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  89. I love the quilts that you made. What a gift. I have just finished my grandson's quilt and am working on my son's quilt for Christmas. I hope that I can get his quilt done in time. Thank you for the giveaway.

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  90. I'm making an Advent calendar for my newest (step) grandchild. It has to be in Monday's mail!!

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  91. I am currently not working on anything. I have a couple of UFO's, but can't seem to find the time or energy to
    get back to them.

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  92. Tonight I am hand stitching the binding on a baby quilt. Your memory quilts are lovely.

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  93. I'm working on some Christmas elves right now. Thanks for the giveaway. Linda
    wlinda_ca@yahoo.com

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  94. Little bow ties in Christmas scraps

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  95. I'm trying to complete a Christmas quilt in time to give my house a bit of handmade seasonal decor. I'm not sure I'm going to make it though. Thanks for the chance to win such a pretty giveaway.

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  96. I am currently making a lap quilt for my cousin who turns 50 in December... it is a surprise for him and I know that he will love it at his cottage!!

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  97. I'm working on some 4 1/2 inch churn dash blocks for a wedding quilt for my niece. I need 128 of them and all different fabrics.

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  98. I'm working on a Christmas Sock Swap, just about ready to send to my swap partner, I'm enjoying blog hopping, it's fun.

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  99. Beautiful quilts and an adorable pouch! Love the photo with the leaves and your pup in the background.

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  100. I am doing my best to finish quilting my charity group quilts... I did 5 that left here today for ill children and I still have the ones for the nursing homes to finish

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  101. I'm making pillow cases for Christmas gifts.

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  102. I am making a Christmas stocking.
    dana.cargill@gmail.com

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  103. Thanks for a great giveaway! I am currently machine quilting a non-traditional DWR for the NYC Modern Quilt Guild challenge, just finished piecing a lap quilt with M. Miller's siren song striped fabrics today, and I have a French Braid quilt hanging on the design wall.

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  104. I'm working on a Ghastlie Holiday quilt for a holidays hater LOL. Thanks for the chance to win,,,,hope you stop by my blog for a chance to win a half yard of Kona Solids.

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  105. A wall hanging for my Secret Santa.

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  106. I'm currently working on a Christmas table runner.
    Thanks for the chance!

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  107. I am currently sewing a rainbow dress, quiet book and bag for Christmas presents. I am also thinking of adding a pirate and viking softie to this list and then I need to finish knitting the mermaid that I have started. Think I need more time!!!

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  108. I am working on the Quilt Mania BOM 2013, just start over again. I have to learn applique :-) Thanks for the chance!

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  109. I'm working on a quilt for my newborn grand-daughter. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway! Your quilts are gorgeous!!
    :o)
    pippirose59 at gmail dot com

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  110. I am working on Christmas projects and Tardis Quilts I sell in my shop. :)

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  111. I'm working on a QAYG sampler :)

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  112. I have too many projects at once! PJ pants, a quilt, another quilt, a tree skirt and a quilted pillow

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  113. My current sewing projects are pillow covers. Thanks for the chance to win

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  114. And I liked your FB page, thanks again

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  115. I am tacking a 10 min. break from working on a Christmas table runner. Liked you on facebook.

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  116. I just finished to the top for a tree skirt for a swap partner.

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  117. I'm working on our local quilt shop's block of the month....so not really anything related to Christmas.

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  118. I'm working on some gift bags for children. Our group, World of Charity Stitching, donates to a domestic violence shelter each year. I also liked you on FB.
    Thanks,
    Peggy
    peggy_verdongibbs@att.net

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  119. I am quilting a baby blanket. ll_gee at hotmail dot com

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  120. I am finishing up 2 sets of Raggedy Ann's and Andy dolls.

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  121. I'm working on making my list for Christmas. Top on my list is a TARDIS wristlet for my older daughter. Thanks for hosting. pbstrand@msn.com

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  122. I am working on an EPP project and sewing some winter clothes for my kiddos

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  123. I am about to begin my son's wedding quilt when the kit arrives. I have recently finished another wedding quilt for our niece. I am a follower of your facebook page. The weather here in Alberta has been crazy hasn't it? I love your memory quilts- they will be treasured by the families.
    Regards,
    Quiltmom Anna

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  124. I am currently working on a table runner for my step mom for Christmas. Love your quilts, thanks for the chance to win!
    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  125. I like you on Facebook. (Rhonda Gaines Desgranges). I also follow you by e-mail & Bloglovin. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  126. I am working on finishing my first top

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  127. i liked you on fb-karrie smith ksmith8@emich.edu

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  128. you are not really asking for a (single) sewing project?!? ...there are tons of them, the bee blocks that need to be made, 2 doll quilts, several tops want a border, one wants squaring up, another one is missing one block... and that's just the projects that are not boxed up until nect year - for after christmas more calm thinking and decision making time ..

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  129. Do you want the list? My main project is a quilt for my daughter. It's a Dreamweaver quilt from the Craftsy course, Quick Strip Paper Piecing. I'm also working on two BOMs, which are way behind... A quilted tree skirt done in purples, because my decorations are purple. A Nativity cloth book for my grandson, plus a couple of baby quilts. etc. When I get bored with one project, I jump to another.

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  130. I'm working on some PP sewing room themed blocks today. One to finish and then to sash them so I can start picking out the paper! Lovely giveaway - thank you...

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  131. I am currently working on a Christmas stocking for my grandson's first Christmas!

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  132. I'm finishing up some Quilters' Trading Cards for a few of my art quilting friends. Thanks for the chance!

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  133. Trying to finish quilts for my two kids for Xmas. Thanks!

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  134. Right now I'm working on some knitting, but I do have a lot of quilting UFOs! Thanks, Lee!

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  135. I'm working on a hoop sisters feathered star machine embroidery quilt. Great prize. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  136. I'm finishing a pillow sham to go with the quilt I just finished for MY bed. I needed a small project after tackling that bed-size quilt! =) Thanks for offering that cute giveaway!

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  137. my first Blog Hop! I'm sew excited..... Thanks for the chance to take a look!

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  138. I am currently working on a variety of Christmas gifts for my daughter. She always gets a new work tote and matching purse.

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  139. I am currently working on Christmas and birthday presents for my grandchildren, a knitted minion, shorts, and patchwork pillowcases.

    Thank you for the chance to win, such a wonderful giveaway.

    sharoneujones@gmail.com

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  140. I am currently working on a landscape quilt for my guild challenge.

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  141. No sewing projects - I'm trying to get some knit hats and mittens done for Christmas.

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  142. Hi Lee - I'm designing for spring and summer and getting ready some Christmas gifts. I've been a follower for a while and liked you on facebook. Thanks for letting us visit.

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  143. I try to work on one UFO per week, I would make a quilt for my granddaughter if I won the fabric. Warmer in northern Alberta & less snow. Thank you for a chance to win. HAPPY QUILTING:)

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  144. I'm working on a quilt for a Christmas gift. The pressure is on!

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  145. Liked you on your Facebook Page: Nicole Sender.

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  146. I liked you on Facebook. Thanks for participating in this blog hop. I just finished sewing three aprons out of novelty fabrics for my grandchildren.
    Rae (nrhaller@aol.com)

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  147. I am working on Christmas wall hangings! I love your give-away!

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