Friday, 8 March 2013

Blog Hop Party! - Giveaway now over!

GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED :)
Winners are Fiona @ Celtic Thistle for the charm pack, and Siouxzq for the patterns. Thanks for entering!


I’m jumping on board the giveaway train again! It’s all happening at the Quilting Gallery. Lots of bloggers involved, lots of awesome goodies on offer, lots of fun new blogs to find!

So what do I have up as the giveaway prize? Well I’ve decided to have two prizes!

First up is a charm pack of one of my fave lines of fabric. Simply Color. I will post internationally so everyone’s welcome to enter!

Simply Color CP

Who doesn’t love a bit of rainbow goodness? And such pretty prints! I’ve used this line of fabric in a couple of projects now. So pretty!

Embroidery Hoop Sewing Caddy_thumb[3]Ornate Simple Color_thumb[3]

Second prize is your choice of 3 of my paper pieced patterns from my Craftsy shop. Three patterns (of the winner’s choice) will be emailed in PDF format to the lucky winner.

You might go with some paper pieced alphabets…

Just My Type Paper Pieced Patterns

Or a bit of retro kitchenware:

Sew Retro paper piecing patterns

Or something else. Turns out I have been busy and have 43 patterns listed (who knew?!) so you have a few to choose from!

So what do you need to do to be in the running for a chance at these prizes?

Easy. Simply leave me a comment with a theme or idea for some paper pieced patterns (always love new ideas).

Bonus entry for followers - just leave me a separate comment saying you follow my little blog.

Giveaway is open til March 15th 8pm EST Aussie time. That’s it! Good luck and have fun checking out all the giveaway blogs in the party!

PS. As much as I'd like to - I won't be replying to comments on this giveaway post as it gets a bit overwhelming but thanks for leaving me some paper piecing pattern ideas!

Blog Hop Party with Give-Aways

362 comments:

  1. Oh, and I am already a loyal follower.

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  2. How about a phone pattern? Imagine PP phone than few blocks with numbers or little mat to lay your phone on it.

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  3. And I'm your happy follower. Thanks for fun posts and ideas etc..

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  4. how about a range of baby themed patterns?

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  5. I'm already a follower as well!

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  6. Thanks for the lovely giveaway! I am a follower.

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  7. I would love to see some Australian animals patterns!

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  8. I would love to see some chicken, birds and owls. Always like them!

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  9. Thanks for another chance being a follower. Like to read your posts!

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  10. Oh oh pick me pick me!!! I LOVE your patterns!! I guess I would love to see a ladder :) Strange I know!!

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  11. Yay I am a happy follower!!! Another pattern I would love to see would be a Toothbrush. Another strange one, sorry!!

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  12. What about some Australian birds, particularly the smaller ones. My hubby is a bird keeper and while there are lots of things for parrots and larger birds, not much is out there of finches! There's a challenge for you!

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  13. I'm a follower (and loving it!) Great giveaway!

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  14. Farm animals and chickens?

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  15. I would love a puppy pattern (and that I get to test it for giving the idea lol) and if I win I am so getting the songbird for sure, I really love that pattern! thanks for the chance to win!

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  16. I am a follower, of course!

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  17. Oooh great giveaway.
    I would love to get your letter patterns.
    I am always on the lookout for unusual paper pieced patterns - particularly those with a musical theme.

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  18. I always think its much more difficult to find good patterns for boys. I loved your Lego quilt (still on my to do list), but what about dinosaurs/dragons, robots, superheroes, motorbikes or monsters? Just a few of the things my 4 year old is in to....

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  19. A paper pieced Batman head or Batman logo :)

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  20. I'm a follower. You know, the other day I was thinking about something that I would like paper pieced and I thought to myself that I could ask you if you could make it up as a pattern, and for the life of me I can't remember what it was!!!

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  21. a new animal, a ladybird would be nice?

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  22. fabulous prizes! I'd love a paper piecing pattern of a rabbit - so how about a pet-themed set?

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  23. Oh yes I'd love to win some patterns...ideas for new ones? How about gardening theme? tools, seeds, plants? I have great admiration for your design skills, I'm sure you could do it!

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  24. I have two nieces who love horses so I would like a horse head with a flowing mane.

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  25. What about...shoes? all kinds of shoes: boots, sandlas, slippers...

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  26. Birds, flowers, fashion (shows for example, different handbags). I also love the whole kitchen theme, so maybe more mugs, teapots etc.

    Thanks so much for this giveaway!

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  27. Princess or fairy related stuff, it would please my obsessed seven year old immensely!

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  28. I'm also a loyal follower of your blog ;)
    First through Google Reader, but now officially through GFC!

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  29. OOOh I love the retro kitchen patterns. thank you for a chance to win.

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  30. You have so many wonderful patterns! I really like your birds, more would be wonderful

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  31. Love all your patterns ~ how about a retro kitchen table to go with your retro chair?
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  32. Loyal follower ~ love your work ~ totally inspires me!

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  33. I am a very happy follower...love your retro kitchen ware!

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  34. How about some paper pieced Depression Glass to go with your retro kitchenware?

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  35. the other day i was just looking for a paper pieced pattern of a striped sweater. i'd love to see a series with knitwear (hats, mittens, etc)

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  36. i follow your blog in google reader

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  37. Flowers could be intriguing. Famous sights all over the world. Whatever you decide on, I'm sure it'll be fab. :)

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  38. Obviously still folowing along. :)

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  39. A flower garden theme would be great. Thank you for the giveaway.

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  40. I follow your blog through email (feedburner) :)

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  41. Paper piecing ideas & themes...I'd like to see some cat related paper piecing...ones that really look like cats! Or Trees. I'd love a forest / tree related theme!! Single trees, bonsai trees, groups of trees....

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  42. Outer space, mermaids, guy stuff (like fedoras/wingtips, cigars--you know, stereotypical "guy" stuff like that), octopi/squid.

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  43. Chairs!! I love chairs!
    Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  44. I'm a happy GFC follower!

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  45. I follow your blog via email. Gorgeous fabric to giveaway and thank you for the chance to enter. conn_and_vans_mom(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  46. lets see a theme for paper pieced patterns. How about spring flowers or easter peeps. conn_and_vans_mom(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  47. Space-themed patterns or retro toys?

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  48. Thanks for the giveaway!! I'm working on a French themed quilt. How about an Eiffel Tower or cafe cup or croissant?? : )

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  49. I am a follower by e-mail bpfrimmer@yahoo.com

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  50. How about favorite foods to go with the kitchanalia? Stacked pancakes, Dutch apple pie, fresh bread rolls, .... Mmmm I'm hungry!
    ipatchandquilt.wordpress.com

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  51. Being closs to t. Patrick Day, how about a shamrock? Thanks for the hance to win...bpfrimmer@yahoo.com

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  52. And yes, I am a follower! ;-)
    esthersipatchandquilt@yahoo.com
    ipatchandquilt.wordpress.com

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  53. I would love to see either a paper pieced zoo collection or farm animals!

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  54. Paper pieced Mickey mouse type patterns. I know there is a copyright on disney but it could be mice dressed up or something like that.

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  55. More retro would be fun and wonky houses also.

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  56. You bet I follow you by e-mail.

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  57. I follow your blog with GFC.

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  58. I love gardening, how about a garden theme?

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  59. Anything sewing related would be fun. I'm not a fan of Paper-piecing but do LOVE the accuracy of it so I do it when I have to. Love your alphabet.

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  60. I'm always looking for the perfect sewing machine paper-pieced pattern. By the way, your patterns are just darling - love them! Clever alphabets and numbers, and your block of the month is terrific!

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  61. I'm a brand new Follower!

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  62. Animals for a baby quilt would be nice. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  63. I'm a follower. Thanks again.

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  64. I am a Follower!!!

    Susie
    legato1958@aol.com

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  65. How about a hummingbird and a chickadee?

    susie
    legato1958@aol.com

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  66. I love detailed pping! Maybe something in Star Wars.

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  67. You know the cute little bird you added to your sister's pillow... How about a little group of accessories like that to go with Just My Type. They could be seasonal or shapes like a heart, the bird, a flower, birthday cake, or balloon, etc. happy Friday!!

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  68. You are one of my favorites and I am a loyal follower!

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  69. I follow you via Email, I think, as I get your newsletters.

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  70. I'm with Gina--I love the little bird you added to your sister's wallhanging! That would make a great pattern :)

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  71. I follow you through Google Reader.

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  72. Dinosaurs would be so cute to paper piece!

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  73. What do you think of a 50's beach theme? pink corvette, surf board, palm tree, bikini/bathing suit, sun w/rays, waves, etc.? If anyone could 'blow it out of the water', it would be you!

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  74. Well, I've been searching for paper-piece patterns for "the Tick" (comics), and Mordecai & Rigby from the Regular Show... but those are probably not the answers you sought. :)

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  75. I think it would be fun to do Monsters piecing!

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  76. I already follow you on GFC ... amateurquilter at gmail

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  77. theme... hmmmm... Wizard of Oz crossed with Owls :) amateurquilter at gmail

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  78. I'd love something related to the medical field, especially physicians.

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  79. I am a follower. Thanks for sharing and for the opportunity on a great draw
    bonnielarson58@gmail.com

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  80. Flowers and birds. Thanks for sharing and for the opportunity on a great draw
    bonnielarson58@gmail.com

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  81. I would love to have some beach themed blocks.

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  82. I love following your blog!

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  83. How about Knitting needles with a skein of yarn!

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  84. Wonderful giveaway Kristy, and I know how fabulous your paper pieced patterns are! Animals are always a favourite with most people :-)

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  85. It looks like all the things I could think of have been suggested already: monsters, pets, spaceships and aliens...

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  86. I would love to see something that has to do with books or reading.

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  87. I'm already a happy follower

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  88. I would love to see a pattern for weeping willow trees.

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  89. I am a happy follower of your blog.

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  90. I would love to see some farm animals!

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  91. I would love to see some flowers

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  92. Aliens and all things space, my youngest loves this theme so he offered the suggestion!
    You have so many fabulous pp patterns, thank you for sharing:)

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  93. HOw about some music patterns ie. music notes, instruments or even records!

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  94. Love your paper piecing. How about some Downton Abbey themed patterns.

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  95. I follow Via Google Reader.

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  96. I just started following you...can't believe I wasn't already!

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  97. Ideas for paper piecing...I really love innovative quilting blocks that are paper pieced in sections and would love to see some that are large hexagons. Can you do that? (I know you can!)

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  98. Oh I love the shoe idea! How about some fantasy creatures for kids - dragons, unicorns, etc. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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  99. How about Australian animals? I also love anything retro. Love themed pp projects so that it can be made into a quilt or wall hanging, not just one item.

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  100. I love wild birds and deer. We just got a pet budgie and I'd love to see a budgie pattern.

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  101. I would love to see a line of paper pieced patterns that are "fashion forward" - different dress or clothing patterns, shoes, lipstick, cosmetic brushes, purses, etc.

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  102. I'm an ongoing follower of your blog by email. Keep those posts headed my way!

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  103. am a follower, thank you for the giveaway!

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  104. Prayer flags or rocking chair? I love your sushi designs, so clever!

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  105. Just became a follower. Love your site!

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  106. I love your paper pieced alphabet - I am planning to use it for a quilt for my mother-in-law with a saying all about family! Ofc ourse, I'm sure she'd like Simply Colour too!!!

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  107. I'm a follower - I love popping into see what you're doing!

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  108. i love the vintage household things so any patterns in that is awesome! I totally want win the retro kitchen pattern!

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  109. I can never get enough of OWLS. so my suggestion is more owls please!

    Hugs
    Naomi

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  110. I've subscribed to follow your blog via email

    Hugs
    Naomi and thanks for the chance to win such great prizes.

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  111. I would love to see a horse and try out piecing! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  112. igear sorts of things. Oh, or more vintage-y goodness.

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  113. I'm already a follower (rss)

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  114. I am a follower. Would love to win your patterns :)

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  115. I would be thrilled to win... :) I was thinking recently that a "craft" set of paper piecing patterns would be nice (I was looking for a knitting one to put on the pocket of a knitting project bag for a friend)... could have sewing, knitting, painting, gardening etc...

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  116. I'm thinking maybe farm animals and a barn for some themed patterns. Then they could be used for a cute baby quilt or something like that. :)

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  117. How about a bathroom themed paper pieced piece (say that ten times fast). It could feature a tub with shampoo bottles and soap and a rubber ducky on the side. Or a toilet with a roll of paper on top, beside some little whimsey. I have a little china bowl with a man fishing on top of my toilet.

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  118. thank you for the chance to win. hmmm how about a pickle..lol

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  119. Items of clothing could be fun, or household stuff.
    Thanks for the chance!

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  120. Looking for something for my kitchen featuring red apples and coffee cups.

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  121. What about a series of Thunderbird vehicles. For the boys.

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  122. Some monkey would be awesome.

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  123. I'm always on the lookout for sets that include a different theme for each month. You know, snowmen for January, hearts for February, shamrocks for March, etc. May, June, and August are particularly hard for me.

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  124. I'm a new follower! Love the patterns.

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  125. Animals are always a winner for patterns. Fish, hedgehogs, and llamas are the quirky ones that are current favs at my house.

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  126. I think a clipper ship would be cool. Thanks for the chance!

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  127. How about telephones - from inception to now - the styles have really evolved. That oughta keep you busy for a little while.
    bandkgram (at) hotmail (dot) ca

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  128. I took a peek at your designs and fell in love with The Quilter's Cottage. I'd love to see a pattern for a whole village...that would be awesome. I'm happy to be following you with all of these great ideas rolling in! Thank you sew much for this chance to win your giveaway. :-D

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  129. Lovely charm pack... good to see a fellow Aussie blogger on here...
    Cath Ü

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  130. hard to suggest something now I've read all the comments, but space or guys themes sound like a good idea!

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  131. Hi I don't know if it's very interesting but what about flowers or animals

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  132. Oh gosh....I have a brain full of ideas from the comments. I can't think now...lol
    How about money?

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  133. thanks for the chance. I love the kitchen and sewing paper piece patterns. Hm...maybe a supper mario game scene one? lol I'm a geek.

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  134. Thanks for a chance to win a prize. I love forest animals!

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  135. You know I'm a follower...love your patterns and blog

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  136. I would be thrilled to see something for a baby boy that isn't trucks or dragons or too themed. I love SImply Color. I have four projects planned with that fabric!

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  137. How about board games for a theme?

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  138. Hi, thanks for the giveaway. I was thinking about a theme based on the Hobbit...dragon, ring, dwarves, (although I haven't seen the new movie yet I've read the book several times).

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  139. I love dragonflies and herons! And I love that scissor caddy that you made out an embroidery hoop! Thanks so much for the giveaway and for your inspiring blog!

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  140. Musical instruments. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  141. Looks like you've got a lot of requests for animals! I actually think a farm yard adventure could have lots of opportunity for hilarity! I'm thinking Charlotte's Web style.

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  142. I would like to see a paper pieced peace sign with flying geese around it. I am doing your BOM and loving it

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  143. I would enjoy classic motorcycles or vintage trucks as paper pieced projects.

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  144. I am new to paper piecing, some sort of beach/water scene?

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  145. I'd like to see paper-pieced dogs. Start with an Olde English Bulldog. ; )

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  146. I'm already a follower of yours.

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  147. I'm a big fan of animals, like cats and butterflies.

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  148. I love Simply Color too! I'd be interested in a music related pattern. Something like musical notes or instruments. Thanks for the giveaway. ;)

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  149. Paper pieced Bells would be nice... Thanks!

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  150. I would love to see IT gadgets like headphone, phone or monitor

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  151. A new pattern: sailingships maybe? A few days ago it was 15 degrees celcius, sunny and spring! But now it's cold again and there is even a bit of snow.....brrr. Those loveley fabrics of yours give me a sping feeling and make me smile!
    Thank you for this great give away!

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  152. With fout grandsons my idea for paperpierced patterns is: cars! lia.vandenbrand@live.nl

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