Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day!



Yay, Sew Mama Sew's annual giveaway day is finally here! I'm so excited to be taking part for the first time, and I may even be more excited to check out everyone else's wonderful giveaways. Head on over to the Sew, Mama, Sew blog to find the master lists with links to all the goodies!

So up for grabs today we have a tote bag handmade by me using fabric from Joel Dewberry's Chestnut Hill collection with a cotton canvas bottom to add stability.




Also included will be some stash builders - a bag of buttons, and a stash of fabric scraps. The fabric is a mix of designer (including Amy Butler, Tina Givens, and Moda) and random cotton, and some flannel.



Okay so here's what you have to do to enter: leave me a comment (preferably something other than "pick me!") for one entry, if you are a follower (or become one) leave me a second comment saying so and you'll get a second entry. That's it! Please make sure I have a way to contact you so that if you win I can let you know!

This giveaway is open internationally and comments will close on December 6th (as per the giveaway guidelines). I will announce the winner here on the blog that day and send an email to the winner.

*The giveaway is now closed*

433 comments:

  1. Love your bags! I'm having a blast reading all these creative blogs. So much for laundry! I hope everyone has clean undies.

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  2. hi from México! your blog is great! thanks for the hance to win, the prizes here are amazing! besos!

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  3. The bag is fabulous. I have only made one so far which was the friendship tote from Rachel's tutorial. My daughter loves buttons and I love the fabric. Thank you for the giveaway.

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  4. What an adorable bag! Great giveaway!

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  5. Sweet tote! Hope you'll find time to visit my blog as well.

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  6. What a pretty bag! I'm on the hunt for cool fabrics to make dollies - fingers crossed you pick me!

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  7. i could never have enough buttons!

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  8. I love the bag and all the other stuff, it's been anice morining hoping to win some of these amazing gifts! Thank you!

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  9. Oh yes! Sign me up. And then come enter mine.

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  10. Love the bag, just the right size for taking a project to go. I should stop with these comments because the kids are wondering why I'm in my jammies still. Should've gotten a sitter for giveaway day.

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  11. Your bag is gorgeous! Love the color and fabric.

    The stash builder scraps will be great as I am working on that crazy scrappy pineapple project. Yikes.

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  12. I have gladly added you as a follow blog. I have met so many great bloggers from Sew Mama Sew Giveaways in the past.

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  13. I'm happy to have found your blog! I will be a frequent visitor now! I can use all the stash stuff I can get!

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  14. i'd love that bag and what great fabric! happy holidays!

    phillandlesley(at)msn(dot)com

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  15. Bags with fabric make for great giveaways. Thanks for the chance!

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  16. i love the stash stuff. i'm a stash hog! :-) thanks for the chance to win your stuff!

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  17. Sew Awesome! :) Thanks for participating and giving newbies like me the chance to build up a stash!

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  18. What a lovely giveaway! It's a chilly morning here but made more pleasant by procrastinating and checking out all these amazing giveaways! Have a great day.

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  19. Pick me! Oh, wait, we're not supposed to say that :) Well, I really love your giveaway, I'am a fabric addict, so fabric is always good. And your tote is simply lovely!
    Thank you for the opportunity to win.

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  20. oh, cute! stash builder giveaways are the greatest :) thanks!

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  21. The fabric is cute but the bag is cuter! I can see myself putting a knitting project in there or stuffing it with yarn!

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  22. i have to win this! it is way too cute! happy giveaway day! here's my giveaway http://www.simplymodernmom.com/2009/12/the-gift-box-a-giveaway/
    simplymodernmom(at)gmail

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  23. Oh, wow, what an incredible giveaway! I LOVE the bag! I'd love to know more about how you made it.

    And the pile of fabric--drool.

    Thanks for hosting this! I hope I win :)

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  24. Oh, and I'm a follower, of course!

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  25. I've been following your blog for awhile now and you always have such super-cute stuff! I'm loving the bag!

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  26. And I have that same carafe with the tulips in it! Very cute, btw. :)

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  27. cute bag! i could always use more stash busters.
    jacquelynbateman@hotmail.com

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  28. i'm a follower :)
    jacquelynbateman@hotmail.com

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  29. What an awesome giveaway! The bag is adorable and the colors of the fabrics/buttons are great! Hope I win :)

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  30. Beautiful bag - and my stash probably shouldn't be built any further, but those fabrics are lovely!

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  31. That bag is super cute! Love the fabrics as well, I definitely need to up my stash!

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  32. That bag is beautiful! thanks for the giveaway op! toilandtrouble [at] spambog [dot] com

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  33. Love your fabric choice on the bag! Thanks for the chance on all the great goodies!

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  34. Fabulous prizes! Thanks so much. alusco@centurytel.net

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  35. I'm a new follower! alusco@centurytel.net

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  36. Love the fabric you made the bag from! I know exactly what I'll use it for - carrying student work to and from school (it always gets bent in my personal bag filled with who knows what!)

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  37. Don't know whether I love the bag or the stash-builders more! Lovely!

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  38. Love the fabric. Thanks for the give away and celebration of CHRISTmas.

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  39. mind already busy with ideas what can be created from this fabrics. nice colour bag, well done:)
    and thanks for this giveaway

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  40. That's a great shape for a knitting tote, actually!

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  41. What a gorgeous bag! I love that fabric you used.
    sarahannseitz@gmail.com
    http://comeandseetheseitz.com

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  42. hi what a great giveaway!
    i love bags!
    gill x

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  43. I love the bag! What wonderful stuff. Thanks for the chance!

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  44. I love me some fabric scraps, and Joel Dewberry is probably my fave right now. Thanks for such a generous giveaway!

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  45. That's a lovely bag, and I'm addicted to collecting scraps :) Thanks for the giveaway.

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  46. I think that the word verification applet ate my last entry :( Love the bag, and the scraps! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  47. Oh, and I am also a follower :)

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  48. I have happily joined as a follower!

    Sue Cahill (sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

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  49. The bag is wonderful and what a bonus the scraps are!

    Thanks for the chance.

    Sue Cahill (sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

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  50. Your bag is so nice, job well done, i would love to be the owner of that! thanks for the scraps...i see some Arcadia and thinking to use mine in a quilt for my son. great giveaway!!

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  51. great giveaway love the bag its fun finding new blogs

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  52. I would love to enter for this!

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  53. And a great giveaway! Love that Joel Dewberry fabric on the bag!

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  54. I will be following your blog - so nice to get to know other Canadians (I'm from Kingston, ON).

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  55. The bag is beautiful and my stash could definitely use a little growing. Thanks for the giveaway!
    jmhamlin826 AT yahoo DOT com

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  56. What a great give a way! Thank you!

    My children and I are sewing stuffed bears to bring the Filipino children this Christmas and your adorable fabric samplings will make a great addition to our work.

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  57. and now i am a follower

    lezlie21(at)aol(dot)com

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  58. what a beautiful bag, and it is so generous of you to give all the extras away.

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  59. Fabric Bag, Fabric scraps, giveway what more could a girl ask for!

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  60. Thanks for the chance to win. I love all the cute things you make! Kat.

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  61. the bag is lovely! the blog is lovely! I'm just learning to quilt and sew, and I'm glad I found you.
    ggross(at)gwendolengross(dot)com

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  62. I just became a new follower. Your blog is so cute!

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  63. The bag is so adorable! Scraps are always useful.

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  64. And I just added you to my bloglines.

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  65. Kaye, this is soooo pretty! I love it, what a great prize!

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  66. Are you an Anne of Green Gables fan? I love those books too! Great movies as well. Such a beautiful tote bag! I'd love it!

    ltenhage@gmail.com

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  67. I love the bag and the fabrics! So cute!

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  68. Following you... can't wait to see more from you

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  69. That is an adorable bag! I'm always in awe of people who can make cute bags like that, I'm hopeless if it's not flat :)

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  70. Love the bag! Would be great to tote around toys for my little one!

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  71. Are those dogs with clown ruffled collars? Love the orange flowers material!

    Happy rainy Wednesday! :)

    Hootie

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  72. What nice prizes! Thanks for the opportunity.
    Vicki

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  73. (Sorry about the double post earlier. Please delete one of them!)
    I'm now following your blog!

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  74. I love the pinwheel baby quilt you made

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  75. The bag you are giving away is so beautiful, and practical too! What a generous gift for one of us lucky people!

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  76. I love the fabric you've used for the tote - so pretty.

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  77. Love your giveaway....

    here is a favorite cookie recipe!

    http://allrecipes.com/recipe/chocolate-truffle-cookies/detail.aspx

    Barbara
    abarb1000 at yahoo dot com

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  78. Hey! Im a subscriber now! :)
    Barbara

    abarb1000 at yahoo dot com

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  79. always need more bags! :)
    and stashed fullof crafty goodies- sooper dooper!

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  80. Hi I'm Cortney from MI. What a great prize. I'm having a giveaway too, if you'd like to enter :) Have a great day!!
    http://gooeyknits.blogspot.com/

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  81. I love the idea of using canvas for the bottom of the tote - great fabric by the way.
    Thanks for the chance to win the "stash builder" (hah!) as well

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  82. The bag is fantastic! Very professionally done--which is something I hope my bags are! Thanks so much for the chance to win--this is too much fun!

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  83. Pick me, Pick me, pick me!

    Ha~I just couldn't help myself;o} L.O.V.E the bag!

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  84. That bag is beautiful! I'd love the stash builder as well, I am getting a sewing machine for Christmas and can't wait to dive in!

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  85. Great giveaway! I'm here at home with a sick husband and a baby who's sad that she can't go jump on him.

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  86. Gorgeous fabric. I love the one with the bright pink flowers.

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  87. Cute fabrics and I like the size of that bag. I'm amazed that you have fresh flowers in that vase. I can't even take care of a cactus.

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  88. cute bag! What a great giveaway!

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  89. Love the fabric on the tote! and Thanks for participating in this fun event! I'm a scrap queen and will love using your treasures in something!

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  90. pretty bag. thanks for the giveaway

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  91. wow! i love what you are giving away!
    looks so tasty!!
    thanks for the giveaway!

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  92. Merry Christmas to me if I win this giveaway!

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  93. The giveaway is great. Thanks so much. Hope you all have a wonderful Christmas season.

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  94. Cute bag! I also adore your pinwheel baby blanket! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  95. greetings from chilly Calgary, but originally from Collingwood. this giveaway day is great, wish i had time to stop at all the wonderful blogs. love your little pile of goodies.

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  96. Oh, wouldn't this be awesome! Love your blog and your mom's!

    Thanks for the chance to win such a fabulous giveaway!
    Merry Christmas!
    http://thequiltingdee.blogspot.com/

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  97. Love the bag...I already have a use in mind for it. I'm always looking to add to my stash that is just starting up.

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  98. Loving the fabrics and the Bag is fantastic!!! thx for sharing.

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  99. That is an awesome bag! Love it!

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  100. what a cute bag, loving the stash builder stuff too...

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  101. Just became a follower...looking forward to sitting down for a good read.

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  102. pick me! pick me! (just kiddin') the bag is adorable & who cn't use more stash?!?

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  103. wonderful giveaway! i hopw i win :)

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  104. i'm a follower! i wish i found your wonderful blog earlier :)

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  105. Love the bag!
    Love the fabric scraps!!
    Love the buttons!!! (Especially that yellow one I can peek from here... even though I'm far far away!!)

    Cheers from Barcelona, and thanks for a chance to win!

    Contact:librosfera(at)gmail(dot)com

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  106. Love the bag. And more stash--sign me up for that baby!

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  107. I'm following you on Google Friends Connect.
    shannoncarman at yahoo dot com

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  108. I love scraps, the possibilites are endless!
    shannoncarman at yahoo dot com

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  109. I'll be coming back for more. One of the best things about this giveaway is finding new great blogs I didn't know about before!

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  110. Pretty selection of fabrics! I really enjoyed browsing through your blog. We live in the same city and are of the same age! lol, it's so rare to find other young people who are into sewing. Every other blog I see are of mommies of x beautiful children, so it's really refreshing to see what another fellow young sewist is up to! Keep up the great job!

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  111. Great bag. I'm glad I discovered your blog!

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  112. Pretty fabric! I love giveaway day because I find new people and blogs to follow! I'm now following your blog.

    Giveaway day is awesome.

    Michelle
    michelou[at]gmail[dot]com

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  113. What a great bag!! Too cute. Thanks for your generous giveaway! Aloha from Hawaii. :)

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  114. that pink floral print fabric looks awesome!!!! Thanks for the fun giveaway.

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  115. The bag is very beautiful! Also I see some really great fabric in the stash.

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  116. Hello I'm from Greece! I think your bags are awesome!! Realy like the choice of fabrics!!thanks for the giveaway!

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  117. Hi Kaye, you've got me in with your header alone- it's really nice. I want a nice blog header- but it's on a really long to do list. Have added you to my google reader so will be able to keep up with you. I am in Austraila and it's really really hot where I live today.
    Thanks for the giveaway, it's really great!
    Tanya

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  118. i've just come across your blog but i'm so pleased to see 'kilmeny of the orchard' in your header. it's one of my very favorites. i'm looking forward to reading more. thanks for the giveaway!

    jesshea at gmail dot com

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  119. I love this bag!

    I am also a huge Lucy Maud Montgomery fan so I just got sidetracked by all of your links!

    I love Kilmeny of the Orchard . . . I mean we all love Anne of course, but Kilmeny is such a sweet, satisfying story!

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  120. Hello fellow Canadian! I'm from Nova Scotia. Great giveaway!

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  121. what a pretty bag & lovely giveaway goodies! I'd have fun with those...

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  122. What a lovely giveaway. I have that same fabric in the chocolate shade in my stash!

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  123. they r all cute.. thanks for giveaway :)

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  124. GULP. how lovely are THESE goodies. you always have the best things. thanks for another chance. loves!

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  125. the tote bag would be enough for a giveaway . . . but you want to add to our stash!!! THANK YOU. . . thank you ... thank YOU!

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  126. Darling tote bag- truly, so cute! I am a LMM fan too!

    grl_4_God@hotmail.com

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  127. I love the monkey in your header! Did you make him? And it's fun to know that you are Lucy Maud Montgomery fan! I didn't read the Anne of Green Gables books until I was an adult, but I love them!
    What a cute bag and fun fabrics!

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  128. I have become a follower of your blog! And I still like that monkey :) Is there a pattern for her?

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  129. cute tote! I am also a fan of LMM~

    grl_4_God@hotmail.com

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  130. What a lovely bag, I can't wait to look further through your blog more :)

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  131. Beautiful bag! Love the colors and the style:) Love your blog....

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  132. You are so nice to share the bag with us. Thanks a lot.

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  133. GReat blog. Love the bag and the fabrics.

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  134. Love the bag and fabric. Very nice!

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  135. Just subscribed. Looking forward to learning more about you.

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  136. Hi -- Thanks for the chance. Great bag.

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  137. Of all the give aways - this is the one that I really love the best.

    bettyrollins@gmail.com

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  138. Thanks for hosting a giveaway. :) Hope you get lots of followers and traffic to your blog

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  139. Wow, what a generous giveaway! The bag looks great and you're throwing in buttons AND fabric?! Yay!

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  140. HI there, What a fantastic Giveaway! We make dolls and would make fast use of all that fabric! Thank you for participating.

    We're also a part of the giveaway. Check out our blog at www.thirdst.blogspot.com

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  141. Beautiful bag! Thanks for the giveaway and happy holidays.

    roadside@cybernet1.com

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  142. Love the bag. Thank you for the chance to win. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas. -dez
    simply.simon.sisters(at)gmail(dot)com

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  143. I am loving that bag! And my stash needs some excitement!

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  144. Great Bag! looks like there are some interesting fabrics in there too!!!

    Melaniesenko(at)yahoo(dot)ca

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  145. That is a nice tote!! And what a stash! Thanks for doing this!!

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  146. That bag is great!!!

    Thank you for the opportunity to enter!

    SheilaC

    shecarita(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  147. I'm making totes for Christmas - but this one would be just for me!

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  148. Oh wouldn't I look lovely carrying that tote to and from work everyday ;-) Thanks for offering a giveaway!

    -Julie
    may(dot)julie(at)gmail(dot)com

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  149. I became a follower of your blog!
    Merry Christmas!!!

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  150. Thank you for a great giveaway. That tote is gorgeous.
    Merry Christmas!!!

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  151. Your work is beautiful! I love the baby quilt you made (pinwheel!)

    I would love to win this prize!
    viv.ruble(at)gmail(dot)com

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  152. Love the tote bag! Would work awesome for my husbands music. And scraps...I love scraps...and buttons :)

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  153. I think I could happily have a fabric bag for every day... I love to make & buy them!

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  154. Oh this is a gorgeous bag and goodies!! I would love to win this.
    Happy Holidays!
    h_freund@Hotmail.com

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  155. Oh, and I am now a follower! :-)

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  156. What a gorgeous bag! Thanks for the giveaway! If I should happen to win, please let me know - elizabethdaming(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

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  157. Ooohhh.... groovy stash builder collection ... and love the bag. This is a rockin' giveaway!

    jrenshaw@hotmail.com

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  158. Such a cute tote. I hope that you have a wonderful holiday season. Thanks for a chance to win.
    curry(dot)jessica(at)gmail(dot)com

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  159. What a cute bag! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  160. Yay! Your bag is gorgeous, and I can definitely use some stash builders. (Well, my husband may disagree with me needing more fabric, but I definitely WANT more fabric and really need buttons!)

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  161. What lovely prizes! Thanks for the chance to enter!

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  162. That tote looks like it could hold a lot of stuff! Very cool. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  163. Hello! I'm a follower and added you to my blog list. Thank you for participating in this great give away!

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  164. Almost forgot, I'm a new follower. Thanks again.

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  165. I am glad to have found your blog. I'm enjoying nosing around some of your older posts.

    Thank you so much for the chance to win these goodies, the bag is really cute.

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  166. The bag is great and so are the extras! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  167. I have just subscribed to your blog through Google reader.

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  168. What a wonderfully generous giveaway Kaye! the best part about these giveaways is finding all these great blogs out there and making new blogger friends. thanks for being part of this.

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  169. Since I do not have a stash (I seem to buy just what I need and use it) and could use any help in getting one going.
    thanks for the chance!
    kbsteuber at yahoo dot com

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  170. I just followed you.

    kimmieluwho at yahoo dot ca

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  171. Your prize package is very exciting! I love the bag. I looooove the fabric scraps.

    Happy Holidays!

    kimmieluwho at yahoo dot ca

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