Friday, February 10, 2012

It's Giveaway Time - Parson Gray's Curious Nature!

Hey all! So it's that time again - we've got another giveaway from the fabulous Fat Quarter Shop! This time around we've teamed up to giveaway Parson Gray's Designer Select Fat Quarter Bundle which is a fabulous mix of twelve prints from the debut line - Curious Nature - and three coordinating Free Spirit Designer Solids (Espresso, Cream, and Manatee).


So who is this "Parson Gray" you might ask? Well, his real name is David Butler and he just so happens to be the husband of the oh-so-fabulous Amy Butler! I've met Amy a couple of times at Quilt Market, and even though I'm sure he was running around somewhere, I haven't had the chance to meet David - although, if all of his lines are as stunning and versatile as this one I am sure that I will meet him at a Quilt Market in the future!



Feel free to watch this awesome interview with David in his Curious Nature booth from this past Quilt Market and you can find the quilt pattern that he shows and talks about as a free download on the Free Spirit site. By the way, I totally agree with John when he was doing his Hey Girl tweets and said "Hey girl, I'm as excited as u are that Amy Butler's husband is designing fabric now too. And you're right: that is one ruggedly handsome man." Yup, ruggedly handsome...anywho...

Okay, so I guess you want to know how to enter, right? You have two chances but please be sure to leave separate comments for each entry. Here's what you've got to do:

1. Leave a comment letting my know which item (fabric, pattern, bundle, etc)
is your favourite from FQS' Newest Additions page.

2. Leave another comment if you are a follower of my blog.

That's it! Two easy-peasy ways to enter! I will close the comments in a week (on the 17th) and announce the winner here on the blog. International entries are, as always, welcome! Also, please remember that I have comment moderation enabled so if you don't see your comment right away it just means that I haven't had the chance to approve it yet (duplicate comments will be deleted). 

Man guys, I'm super-jealous of whoever wins this - I would love to get my hands on some of this fabric to make a quilt for Alex! Good luck everyone - you're all winners in my mind *wink*!

*the giveaway is now closed*

394 comments:

  1. I'm a follower! Thanks for the chance to win - I love this line!

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  2. I am a follower of your blog and love love love the Parson Gray, Bark Curious Nature FQ bundle. I have an obsession right now with olives :)

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  3. It's hard to pick a fave. My boys would love Battle over Gotham, but I love the Reunion fabrics!

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  4. I really like the Aviary Birds on White fabric. Great give away...thanks.

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  5. actually, the curious nature FQS exclusive pack is my favorite! i don't have enough non-foofy fabric.

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  6. Yes, I follow your blog. Your work is beautiful.

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  7. Love the Carnation Wildflowers Collection...I am always attracted to the shabby chic look and colors..LOVE IT!

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  8. i ♥ the Bark Curious Nature Fat Quarter Bundle.

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  9. I really like the Sassy fabrics by Sandy Gervais. :)

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  10. I'm a follower. Thanks for the giveaway chance!

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  11. I have been waiting for the Husk from this Curious Nature fabric line. I have also been waiting for the Pezzy Prints too. I love all the colors!

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  12. I am a follower so thanks for a giveaway that is so much fun.

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  13. I sure like Rouenneries Deux by French General.

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  14. That designer select bundle is my absolute favorite thing on their new additions. I don't get crazy over fabric, not to say I don't love fabric, but I'm not a drooler, but this fabric is gorgeous I think. So my colors. I could see a quilt made of this.

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  15. My fave would be the new Hello Kitty prints- part of me will never grow up and will always love Hello Kitty!

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  16. That whole Parson Gray line is my favourite new thing! I've been waiting for it anxiously ever since I saw it previewed on True Up.

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  17. And, I'm a follower of your lovely blog!

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  18. I like the Pezzy prints and Reunion!

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  19. I'm a follower- thanks for the chance to win the Parson Grey fabric. It would make an awesome birthday quilt for my husband, who thinks he needs a second quilt from me now (which is probably the best compliment he could give me about quilting!).

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  20. I also follow your blog, but I usually read it in Reader, so I hadn't noticed the picture of you snuggled up with your fabric. Too funny!
    Thanks for the opportunity to win this really cool fabric.

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  21. I'm really liking this line! It's so manly. :o) I'm not sure what I'm more excited about: The Battle over Gotham bundle or the Hello Kitty yardage. Both would make my kids very happy. :o)

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  22. I follow your blog. Thanks for the chance!

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  23. I have been waiting for curious nature
    so I like husk curious nature in the new section

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  24. I love the new pattern, Full House Schnibbles. thanks for the giveaway chance.

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  25. I'm a follower! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  26. There are so many I want! Right now a Salt Air layer cake is on the top of my list.

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  27. What great masculine prints! I really like those sassy corals. I think coral is one of my top ten colors and sometimes it is very difficult to find.

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  28. I really like the Sugar Rush collection.

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  29. I love the Glass Half Full quilt pattern! Such a great giveaway!

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  30. My favorite newest addition is actually Curious Nature. It's so versatile and different from what else is out there right now. Thanks for the chance to win it!

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  31. and i actually have been looking at this line because I am looking for greys!

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  32. My favorite at the FQS new additions is Hibiscus Wildflowers Collection Fat Quarter Bundle
    Rachel Ashwell for Treasures by Shabby Chic

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  33. This is Rouenneries deux! Would love to have this FQ-bundle.Thanks for the lovely give away.

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  34. hello! I love the Farmer's Market collection. Thanks for the chance!

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  35. Other than the Parson Gray, I also enjoy "Battle over Gotham" and the other superhero prints. I actually dreamed about those fabrics last night!

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  36. I love the new things at the FQS. Right now I have my eye on on Ten Little Tings. It brings back memories of singing with my son when he was little.

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  37. Really love the Parson Grays, but also love the Wildflowers. Those Sugar Rush things are kinda cute, too.

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  38. I love the Reunion & Sassy lines. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  39. well i actually love the parsons gray, and asked to be notified when it came into stock so i could get some i think my husband would love a quilt made in this fabric.

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  40. yes i follow you, thank you for the chance to win!

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  41. I look forward to the Ten Little Things prints. So cute. Kathie L in Allentown

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  42. I follow you using Google Reader. Kathie L in Allentown

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  43. I am a follower
    This is great fabric for man quilts!

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  44. I love this idea!
    I have three sons and how wonderful is this to have material they will appreciate!

    My favorite was Curious Nature - Bark colors... beautiful.

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  45. Fluttering Wings an Wonderful Things is the one I'm looking forward to :)
    Just lovely.

    Carolyn

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  46. Hello Kitty is my fav ...perfect for my daughter.

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  47. I'm a follower through Google reader.

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  48. I am a follower officially now :-)

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  49. I like the little things charm pack. It would make a cute baby blanket.

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  50. I really like the Hibiscus Wildflowers Collection Fat Quarter Bundle. I would love to do a project with this fabric. Thank you for a great giveaway

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  51. I'm a happy follower - love your blog!

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  52. I love Sandy Gervais' Designer Select Fat Quarter Bundle from the
    Sassy Collection. Great colours!

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  53. I absolutely love that bunting print in Reunion! Thanks for the giveaway :)

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  54. WoW! Parson Gray's is my fav actually, and it's on my MUST HAVE list since I first saw it.;)
    tks fr this wonderful chance! fingers crossed;)xxx

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  55. I love all of the curious nature fabrics but also the glass half full quilt pattern!

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  56. i follow you on google reader!

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  57. I'm a follower. I love the Parsons Gray! Im a foster parent & make quilts for kids in foster care. The Parsons Gray will make a great teen boy quilt!

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  58. My favorite depends on who I'm sewing for....ten little things for my grandson, hello kitty for my granddaughter and carnation wildflowers for me!!

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  59. I like the "glass half full" downloadable pattern. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  60. I like Curious Nature Coral Reef in all the different colors

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  61. LOVE the Parson Gray line! And I'm looking forward to Aviary coming out too!
    ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  62. I'm really loving the Curious Nature fabrics. I've been looking for manly fabrics lately and I think these are perfect! I'd love to make a quilt for my husband with them! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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  63. I've been oogling Salt Air. Thanks for the chance.

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  64. I'm loving aviary right now. black and whites are always good to have in the stash.

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  65. I follow you in google reader and blogger.

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  66. The Parson Grey select fat quarter bundle actually is my favorite of FQS’s new additions. I’ve been dying to be able to afford some of this fabric so that I can finally make a quilt for our bed. The colors and patterns are perfect.

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  67. My favorite would be the Parson Gray fabrics because I've been looking for some manly quilt fabrics. Second favorite would be the Battle Over Gotham fabrics because they'd be perfect for a little-man quilt for my nephew.

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  68. Curious Nature is actually at the top of my list!

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  69. Love the Savvy quilt kit they have. Thanks for the opportunity to win.=)

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  70. My favorite item on FQS's New Arrivals page is definitely Curious Nature, I've been waiting for what seems like forever for this line to be released! :) Thank you for the giveaway!

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  71. I'm a follower of your blog. Thank you for this awesome giveaway!

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  72. I cannot tell a lie--I have been drooling over Curious Nature since I saw it in photos from Fall Market. I am particularly smitten with the Husk bundle of Curious Nature FQs over on the FQS site!

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  73. And of course I'm a follower!

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  74. Pez for sure! As a basic you can't beat them. I do absolutely love Davids designs and would love to see them in person and have a chance to play! Thank you!

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  75. Papillon Petite fat quarter bundle is beautiful! Love it!

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  76. I am a follower of your blog.

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  77. My favourite new edition is Husk Curious Nature Fat Quarter Bundle

    Thank you for the lovely giveaway :)

    Katy
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  78. I think the Parson Gray's prints really are my favorites on there right nwo - but I love the way the Dessert Party Fat Quarter bundles are rolled up like candies! :)

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  79. I'm a brand new follower. Thanks again! :)

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  80. The Salt Air jelly roll is calling my name!!!

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  81. And of course I'm a follower! Thanks for a chance at such a fabulous giveaway!!

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  82. I truly might have chosen Parson Gray on my own, but for variety sake, I will say my favorite right now is Sweetwater's Reunion. I didn't see a bundel (but bet there is one), but a standout fabric for me is the Cherry Johnny's Jacks print. Love it!

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  83. I am a new follower - love your blog. Thank so much for the outstanding giveaway!

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  84. Am I allowed my favorite is Parson Gray? Because it is! Promise I still looked through all the options. :)

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  85. I've got a lot of faves from new items in FQS (including Curious Nature), but on the first place there's Reunion collection.

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  86. I love the Helix quilt pattern at FQS

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  87. Aviary Black Birds and Scroll is beautiful. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  88. I like all the pattern from Sew Emma, Urban Grunge is perfect for Parson Gray fabric

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  89. I am a follower from Copenhagen

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  90. It has to be papillon petite by 3 sisters!!!. Fantastic video, my husband would love some of these items!!!!!!!!!. Thanks for the chance.

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  91. I've got many favorites, but the new pezzy prints are hard to resist!

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  92. I'm a follower, thanks for the giveaway!

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  93. I adore the Rouenneries Deux Turkey Red 16" Toweling and everything else in the Rouenneries Deux line. But when has my head swimming is Parson Gray's Designer Select. We have 3 teenage boys who have requested new pillows and quilts. The is the first thing that they have been able to agree upon. The perfect transition fabric from adolescence to adulthood!

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  94. it would have to be a toss-up between curious by nature, bridgeport by jo morton and rouenneries deux by french general. i know, completely different vibe...but i love them all!

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  95. I love the fresh look of the California Girl Fat Eighth Bundle.

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  96. I have been so excited about this line, I'd love to sew more for my husband but struggle to find fabrics he likes, and he likes this! Hurrah, only yesterday he was going through my fabrics trying and failing to choose fabric for a bag I'm going to make! So Husk Curious Nature is my favourite in the newest section! thanks for the giveaway

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  97. Having a hard time loading their page right now with my slow computer, but I really like the Ten Little Things Charm pack with the owls!

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  98. I'm also a blog follower - thanks!

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  99. I really like the Papillon Petite Fat Quarter Bundle. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  100. I really love the curious nature line as well as the Aviary collection.

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  101. I'm really excited for the Curious Nature fabric. I've already picked out a pattern to make my 2 brothers quilts with it.

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  102. I love the 10 Little Things Charm Pack and I would love to win that fantastic giveaway.
    Judith.
    judithlynes(at)btinternet(dot)com

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  103. I really like the Husk Curious Nature Fat Quarter Bundle.
    Excited for the chance to win!

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  104. I love the Bark Curious Nature the most, but really love them all. My SIL is pregnant with twins and that color green and brown are the colors she has picked! Would love to be able to make her something with those beautiful fabrics!

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  105. love the husk curious nature fat quarter bundle!

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  106. I love the colors and patterns in Parson Gray's Designer Select Fat Quarter Bundle. It will be perfect for a quilt for MY room. I've been very busy making quilts for everyone else. Now it's MY turn!

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  107. i just adore all the different colors of pezzy prints. they are so cute! and such a great basic!

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  108. I'm actually all excited about new quilt patterns. I need to get my hands on Glass Half Full by Lindsay Sews and Bow on Top and Little Town by It's Sew Emma. So adorable...

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  109. Is it too early in the year to be in love with Michael Miller's Holiday collection?

    maybe.

    Husk Curious Nature by Parson Grey is just fabulous. I love the the colors and designs.

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  110. I love your fabric lines especially Parson Gray's Designer Select Fat Quarter Bundle
    Curious Nature Collection
    I'm a follower

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  111. Love the "Hope Cove" fat quarter collection. BEAUTIFUL

    Have a God Filled Day
    Shirley

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  112. I am a "follower" of your blog. THank you for hosting such a lovely giveaway. Sure would love to win.

    Have a God Filled Day
    Shirley

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  113. I have been patiently waiting for Curious Nature, sure to be an all time favorite.

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  114. I am a new follower to your wonderful blog. Thanks for the great givaway.

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  115. I'm looking forward to the Sassy collection and the pezzy prints.

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  116. The Michael Miller Holiday fat quarter bundle will work just fine in a Christmas lapdog e I have planned as a Christmas gift for my dear neice Dulcinea.

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  117. Love Curious Nature. Can't wait to order.

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  118. I love Wildflowers Collection Silver Tonal Paisley Yardage. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  119. New to your blog, love it. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  120. I am following this cool blog. Thank you for the chances to win.

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  121. I love, love, love the 'Husk Curious Nature' collection. So perfect for the coming autumn and winter here in Aus :)

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  122. I am a follower of your blog-now.
    SallyKingemail@gmail.com
    www.BabyStepsQuilting.com

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  123. I am really loving Sassy by Gervais and also Salt Air by CCricket right now:) The new Parson is uber fantastic, too, though:) Thanks for the chance to win!

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  124. Holiday Multi Partridge's Pear Tree Quilt Panel
    Holiday by Michael Miller Fabrics
    Panel size is 23" x 44"

    I love this!!
    SallyKingemail@gmail.com
    www.BabyStepsQuilting.com

    I love the Greys!!

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  125. I love the Friendship collection, in fact I just bought some from FQS, but I would love to have some Parson Gray too.

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  126. Quite a departure from my favorite red/white & blue color schemes, but I love the expresso and creme designs from Parson Gray's Designer Salad and follow the blogs on FB. So. . . enter me in the drawing. Thanks. Janice

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  127. I am a new follower:) Thanks for inspiring me today:)

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  128. this is my favorite new addition- i love the universe print in all the colors. nice and dynamic.

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  129. I'm now a follower - thanks for the chance!

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  130. I love Parson Gray's Curious Nature Husk. I am a follower too

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  131. Now I've dragged myself back from FQS I'd have to say the catnip quilt pattern was my favourite followed by curious nature in Husk and Reunion.

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  132. I am a follower of yours. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  133. I really like all 3 of the Parson Gray FQ bundles...such an interesting mix of colors, it will be fun to see the photos start coming of the quilts using these fabrics. Thanks for the chance!

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  134. I love Parson Gray Curious by Nature Husk. I am a follower too

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  135. Carolines Collection is my favorite fabric but this one is edging closer.

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  136. I'm a follower of your blog!

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  137. I really love the curious nature collection.

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