Monday, December 12, 2011

Giveaway Day!

ANOTHER  GIVEAWAY!!!! Welcome blogland....I'll keep this post simple and focused on the giveaway, but if you're curious about who I am and why I'm blogging, please read my post from Friday where there is another HUGE giveaway.

SewMamaSew is hosting 'Giveaway Day' - December 12, 2011 ...and letting it last through Dec. 16, 2011 5pm PST to give you all a chance to get around to all the blogs.
The other giveaway 'Blog Hop Party & Giveaway' is hosted by Quilting Gallery, with more than 240 blogs listed...so...check it out if you'd like to try and win more--way more! My own giveaway in that event consists of 7 half yard cuts of cotton sateen ombres. You'll have to leave an appropriate comment on my other posting to be eligible.

'Tis the season to give, right? And SewMamaSew's linkup is prompting me to do ANOTHER giveaway!

So...this giveaway is fabric with lavender flowers on it. It will make up beautifully as lavender sachets or in a quilt or whatever your creative mind comes up with!  I'll send you one (1) yard.

How to qualify? Leave me a comment of what you might do with this fabric if you win it. Be sure you're not a no-reply blogger or leave me your email within the comment. I'll randomly choose a comment  at the close of the giveaway and the winner will be contacted for snail mail information.

Thanks for stopping by! 'Follow' me if you'd like to keep up with my long-arm quilting tips and quilt top designs. Good luck w/the giveaway(s??), and I hope you'll check out my other post and try to win that fabric too.

12/16/2011 5pm PST. The giveaway is now finished. Thank you for participating!

Here is my summary of comments received and statistics.
108 comments; 5 inelgibile (no 'what you would use it for' was indicated).
In order of popularity of what you'd use it for:
  • Quilt  (31)
  • Little girl/spring dress (20)
  • Sachets (18)
  • Tote/Bag/Purse/small purse (11)
  • Skirt; Pillow/pillow case (8)
  • Table runner/Placemats (4)
  • Flaxseed/lavender heating pad; eye mask; scarf (2)
  • rice sock, shirt, gift bag, pin pillow, stash, patchwork wallet, garden apron, cosmetic organizer, earrings, curler wraps, sunbonnets, mug rug mat by the bath for soaps a 'tub rug', book cover/gardening journal, zippered pouches, something for mom. (1)
Some great ideas here...thanks!!

Here is a view of the entire line of fabric at RJR Fabrics.
http://rjrfabrics.com/fabrics/collection.cfm?packageID=911

And the winner is: #34 -- Morgan "A dress for my purple-loving girl. Thanks!"

What a fun week with all the comments too!
If you are interested in purchasing some of this fabric, I do have some more of this particular piece, you're welcome to contact me directly to get some.


109 comments:

  1. Beautiful fabric,,now I'm first..that has to be good,right?? lol

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  2. oh my goodness that fabric is luscious!! Well I look at one of your beautiful creations and see how the fabric would work and go from there :)

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  3. I love this lavender fabric. I like to make little lavender sachets. I put one between the folds of quilts that will be given as gifts

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  4. This fabric is so beautiful. I think I would have enough to use it in a Floral Sripture hug Quilt. I make these to give to ladies that are going through treatments and illnesses that can't have live flowers. I alternate scripture blocks with different floral blocks. Thank you for a chance in winning your giveaway.

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  5. I think a little girl dress with matching headband for spring

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  6. beautiful fabric, possible the backing for a baby quilt?

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  7. What pretty lavendar fabric! I am really wanting a green and purple quilt for myself, so I'd use this to start that bundle!

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  8. I would definitely make a quilt with it.

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  9. I would use the fabric in a baby quilt for my new granddaughter.

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  10. I'd make a spring dress for my daughter-- purple is her favorite color :)

    Desi
    weeshareblog@gmail.com

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  11. Back a baby quilt or make something from One Yard Wonders, which I am hoping to get for Christmas!

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  12. Lavender sachets are actually a great idea. This would also be really nice for a rice sock that was scented with lavender.

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  13. Oh my goodness! Such loveliness! I would have to say that I would make a quilt for my guest bedroom.

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  14. Matching shirts for my daughters. They would love that purple flowery prettiness!

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  15. I would use it in a quilt for my youngest niece!

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  16. Pretty fabric! I'd make gift bags!

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  17. how beautiful! I would make some flax seed/lavender heating pads.

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  18. Oh, this color would be great for my daughter - one yard is more than enough for a cute dress for her (she's only two), so that's my vote. Thanks!

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  19. Beautiful fabric, I love purples! For me the simple, pretty design would be perfect for finishing cross stitch pieces into pin pillows etc.

    Thanks for the giveaway
    Sarah @ http://kiwigetscrafty.blogspot.com

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  20. Absolute beautiful material would do pieced dresses for my twin grand-daughters....
    Love purples and pinks

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  21. I'm lavender stash poor at the moment and I have a quilt that is crying out for a purple splash. Thanks for the oppt.

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  22. I see so many people talking planning to use this in little girl dresses. That would be lovely , but I don't think my 26 and 19 year old sons would appreciate the effort. So, I guess.... it will have to go into a quilt for me!! Thanks for the opportunity.

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  23. I would be making a quilt with it. My favorite color!

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  24. I would put it in a rainbow quilt.

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  25. Pretty fabric, I love the colour. It would go well in a colours of the spectrum quilt.

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  26. A bag a patchwork wallet.
    Thx for the chance to win ^^v

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  27. I won't be making lavender sachets since I am allergic to lavender but love the colour!

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  28. i would like to turn it into a skirt. love the colour!


    waipueyyee(at)gmail(dot)com

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  29. I would have to take your advice and make some lavender bags for my draws. Then I think I would have to make a cute little outfit for my daughter with this and some coordinating rick rack and quilters basics in mauve.

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  30. I would make a matching bag for my and my sister Pam.

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  31. I'd definitely make lavendar sachets and lavendar eye masks, and maybe a heat bag too with some lavendar in it!

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  32. Such a lovely fabric. I'd do a small purse with it.

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  33. It looks like it would make a beautiful skirt for one of my girls, but I have to touch it before I know for sure. Merry Christmas!

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  34. A dress for my purple-loving girl. Thanks!

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  35. I'd love to make a little girls dress with it.

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  36. I would also make a dress for my niece!

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  37. I would use it to make a dress or skirt for my baby girl.

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  38. Maybe i follow your suggestion and start with some lavender sachets.....

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  39. There is a stars quilt that is made with different florals that I would love to use this for.

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  40. I would make it into a scarf so I could wear it anytime. I love lavender and the color purple!

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  41. I would use the fabric in a table runner. Great giveaway!

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  42. Beautiful. Somewhere in a quilt. thank you.

    skowens (at) sbcglobal (dot) net

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  43. I'd make a pretty drawstring tote bag.

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  44. A new pillow case for myself. My room is that shade of purple.

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  45. Oh, this would look so great on the "nurse" quilt I will be making for my daughter this year. She completed LPN school last year, age 42, and this Jan she is beginning RN school. I have some of the fabric for this quilt but will be using a lot of purple also since that is her favorite color. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  46. Hmm I'm going to have to think about that--a quilt, a skirt, a dress for my little girl. I think lavendar is the prettiest flower. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  47. My favorite color!!! I would make myself a skirt or a purse!

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  48. I love lavendar! I'd make a bag, and use the scraps for sachets

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  49. such beautiful fabric! i will probably use it to make a lap quilt for myself

    nabihawangde(at)gmail(dot)com

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  50. I would use it in a quilt. Thanks for the giveaway! Merry Christmas!

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  51. I think this fabric would make beautiful pillows.

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  52. What pretty fabric -- yes it is perfect for lavender sachets! I'd also make a pillow case from it.

    Thank you for the generous giveaway! :)

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  53. I'm making a purple quilt soon (for myself, it's my favorite color!) and this would be PERFECT. thanks for the chance!

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  54. Ooooh pretty! Um, I dunno! Maybe an apron to wear when working in my garden? Or maybe a pretty table runner for our new dining table!

    joanna at lifeinalens dot ca

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  55. I would make a pillow case for my daughter...It's so pretty!

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  56. That is really pretty! I think it would be great as a pair of placemats.. Definitely great for lavender sachets too!

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  57. Thanks for the chance to win... I'd make lavender bags. I have some drying now. It would also make lovely zippered pouches.

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  58. Looks like the perfect fabric to make my new baby niece a dress!

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  59. I would use it in something for my mom because her favorite color is purple. Thanks for the giveaway! robyn(dot)geddes(at)gmail(dot)com

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  60. I'd put it in a baby quilt for sure! christina112358 at gmail dot com

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  61. that sateen looks like it would a lovely princess dress!

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  62. I think I'd make a table runner & a scarf! What a beautiful fabric! Thanks for a chance to win! :)

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  63. I love purples and lavenders. I grow lavender and dry it so this would be perfect for some sachets to give away next Christmas (already done for this Christmas). Merry Christmas!

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  64. Hi! Thank you for sharing that beautiful fabric! I think it is so special that I would love to see it on a bag or a pillow!
    Merry Christmas!
    nerospostatgmaildotcom

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  65. I think it would go well with other fabric in my stash for a quilt.

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  66. This looks like a great fabric for a book cover. So pretty!

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  67. A beautiful pillowcase dress with a ruffle on the bottom.

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  68. Oh, oh, oh!!! Lavender is my favorite flower and this would be so beautiful for handmade sachets. Plus, as a bit of color with a mug rug type mat for the bath soaps next to the tub. Ha! I should call it a tub rug.

    If I didn't win, and if you see this comment, can you tell me where you found it?

    Thank you for the chance to win your giveaway!

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  69. Oooh pretty. Maybe a sunbonnets would be the way to go with this piece of beautiful fabric. It is gorgeous.

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  70. That's so lovely! I would probably use it in a floral quilt I'm planning for next year :)

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  71. I need to make a quilt for a little girl , this woudl be perfect

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  72. I'd make a new cover for my gardening journal :-)

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  73. Perfect, I have a lot of lavender that needs to be made into sachets!

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  74. That would make a beautiful skirt for my little one.

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  75. That would make a nice lap quilt are maybe bag :)
    Susanne

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  76. I love lavender and have grown many lavender plants from seed. I'd incorporate the fabric in a quilt I am currently planning.
    nicolesender(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  77. I'm thinking it would be a cute spring outfit for my daughter!

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  78. A dress for a girl :D
    Thanks for the chance!

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  79. Definately lavender sachets, have them on my list forever.

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  80. Gosh - I was thinking it would go into a quilt, but then I saw other people's comments about using it for clothes, and it would be really cute in a romper or dress for my daughter!

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  81. That would be great cut into smaller pieces and included in many scrap quilts. Some strings or corner stones. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  82. I am recently obsessed with lavender scent and I think patchworking this in with some linen for sachets would be AWESOME! In every room of the house!!!! Thanks so much!

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  83. I would make a little Easter dress for my daughter!
    beth(dot)sebastian(at)gmail(dot)com

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  84. I think I would make myself a bag - I love purple!

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  85. I think I'd use it in making my new library book tote bag.

    Thanks and Merry Christmas!

    winterwrens at gmail dot com

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  86. Oh, that would make a lovely Easter dress for my granddaughter!

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  87. I would make sleep masks and curler wraps for my daughter and me. Thanks for a sweet giveaway!

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  88. That would make beautiful 2 color tote with some green fabric that I have. Thanks for the chance.

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  89. A pillowcase! Thanks for the generous giveaway and a chance to win!

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  90. I think I would make some lavender sachets

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  91. It would become a dress for my daughter. Her favorite color is purple. :)

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  92. Your idea of sachets sounds great.
    jmclean at mts dot net

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  93. Beautiful fabric--thanks for the chance to win!

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  94. I have been making earrings frame scrap fabric and I don't have any purple ones!! It's my fav colour so really I should!!

    xo Steph

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  95. It is a really pretty fabric! Thanks for the chance!

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  96. I would make a pillow for sure ! Purple is my favorite color! thanks!

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  97. That would be perfect for the quilt my sister wants me to make for her in purples.

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  98. I think it might make a pretty pillow for my daughter's bed.

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  99. I will be making cosmetic organizers for gifts. The handy organizer can be easily moved to any purse or tote.

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  100. that would be perfect in a baby quilt my neice wants me to make in Mint green and dark purple

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  101. It's so pretty! I think lavender sachets is a great idea for it. That's something I've been planning on making for a while!

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  102. Ooh what a rich color... possibly bags? I don't know yet!

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  103. Gorgeous fabrics! I LOVE lavender - planning on planting a whole bed of it next year. I'd probably make this fabric the focal point of a lavender quilt. (Too bad it's not scratch-and-sniff! *grin*)
    Thanks for the opportunity to win! :)

    sarita0818 at comcast dot net

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  104. Thank you for the link on the lavender fabric.I'm going to see if I can find some locally.

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