Monday, September 16, 2013

Jelly Roll Jam + a Giveaway!!

Hey y'all! How's everyone doing? I've got something fun to share with you guys! The folks over at Fat Quarter Shop are sharing their first "shortcut quilt" with a free pattern and video tutorial. Not only is this quick little pattern free but the video tutorial is free to view on YouTube too - how neat is that?


Fat Quarter Shop was kind enough to send me a Jelly Roll of BasicGrey's PB&J test the pattern out - so cute! This top came together so quick and easy! Unfortunately, with preparing for Sewing Summit and all ('I'm up to my armpits in alligators' as my mum would say), I wasn't able to get this little guy quilted up but I will!


This pattern uses half of a Jelly Roll for a 36x36" top - that means that you can make two sweet little baby quilts from one Jelly Roll - awesome!


This pattern is very beginner friendly and would be quite easy to quilt on a home machine- just good things all around! I cannot say enough about how simple this was to do - really, you should give it a try!

So I bet you want to know about the giveaway, huh? Well, to celebrate the release of the Jelly Roll Jam pattern, Fat Quarter Shop and I are offering one lucky reader the chance to win this...
A Lush Uptown Jelly Roll by Erin Michael for Moda- woot! Now I bet 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 me know what your favourite Jelly Roll at FQS is.
(oh, and just a little FYI, all Jelly Rolls are 20% off this week to celebrate the release of Jelly Roll Jam)

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 (September 23rd) 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).

*the giveaway is now closed*

228 comments:

  1. My favourite Jelly roll would have to be Barcelona. YUMMY!

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  2. I think my favorite jelly roll right now is Barcelona.

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  3. I promise I'm not taking the easy way out -- Lush Uptown is my favorite and I want to win this! Thanks!

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  4. I follow you via Feedly, thank you!!

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  5. I really want a Baby Jane roll! Been eyeing that one for a while.

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  6. So many gorgeous jelly rolls to choose from! For me, my favorite is a toss up between S'more Love and Wrens & Friends.

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  7. with the summer wrapping up... I'm liking s'more love for a jelly roll right now.

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  8. and I'm a follower with Bloglovin. :)

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  9. You had me at Lush Uptown. I LOVE this line!

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  10. Hooty Hoot Returns looks like a great choice to make baby quilts from this pattern! It's my favorite for today.

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  11. it's not out yet, but i'm totally digging wallflowers!

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  12. I love Scrumptious and Lush Uptown! Thank you so much for the chance!

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  13. Sunny side is one of my favorites.

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  14. I just became a stalker... I mean follower of your blog! ;-)

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  15. kimberlys Garden is adorable :)

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  16. I think playing with the Ombre simply Color jelly roll could be fun for this pattern. Of course, I just worked with a charm pack of Bluebird Park and that fabric is super adorable.

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  17. Road 15 is my favourite right now, but I'm being quite tempted by Barcelona.

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  18. Loving the Joy Batiks Jelly Roll

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  19. That is one sweet baby quilt pattern... I love it!! My favorite jelly roll is Bobbins and Bits! Thanks for the chance!!

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  20. I follow your blog via Bloglovin' - thanks for another chance!

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  21. Bobbins and Bits is my favorite. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  22. I do so like Barcelona. Thanks.

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  23. I follow with blogger. Weird, I can't add any new blogs but I still have all the old ones. I think you quilt is great. Probably my favorite of the blog hop. Thanks.

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  24. I'm gonna go with Bobbins and Bits, but I wavered, because I think this quilt would be stunning in all solids too! thanks for the chance

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  25. I'm kind of liking that Boho jelly roll!

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  26. Lushtown is my new favorite.

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  27. I'm definitely throwing my name in the hat for this one! The lush uptown is my fave!

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  28. And of course I follow your blog silly lady! ;)

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  29. pb&j is my fave jelly roll. Thanks for the chance!

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  30. Florence Jelly Roll is my favorite.

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  31. Oh, scrumptious is my fave! :)

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  32. My favorite jelly roll at the Fat Quarter Shop is Sweet Serenade by Basic Grey.

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  33. Looking forward to Grant Park since I'm a red, white and blue kinda girl. Thanks a bunch for the giveaway! ☺

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  34. Just "liked" you on Facebook and really look forward to seeing all of your awesomeness there. ☺

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  35. I love the colors in Barcelona! It really looks like all the tiles I saw when I visited there!

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  36. Can't wait to try this quilt! My favorite jelly roll at FQS is Barcelona, by Zen Chic. Thanks for the chance!
    ellen(at)myerly(dot)net

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  37. I'm a new blog follower. Thanks for the chance!
    ellen(at)myerly(dot)net

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  38. I love the Josephine jelly roll. Such pretty colors.

    Sandy A

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  39. And I follow your blog through Blog Lovin'.

    Sandy A

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  40. I am a follower of your blog through Feedly

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  41. I think Jubilee by Bunny Hill might be my favorite.

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  42. I definitely follow you! Thanks

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  43. Flats by Angela Yosten for Moda is my favorite jellyroll. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  44. I'm a follower with Bloglovin'. Thanks again.

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  45. My favorite jelly roll at the Fat Quarter Shop is the Boho Jelly Roll
    (Urban Chiks for Moda Fabrics).

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  46. Scrumptious is my favorite jelly roll at FQS. I love your PB&J quilt. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  47. I follow your blog via email. Thanks for the opportunity to win a jelly roll!

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  48. My fav is definitely Baby Jane Jelly Roll - Eric and Julie Comstock for Moda Fabrics :)

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  49. I love the Baby Jane jelly roll in the Fat Quarter Shop.

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  50. Ashbury Heights, haven't had a chance to get any of that one yet.

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  51. I follow your wonderful blog through Feedly :)

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  52. I'm a follower via Bloglovin'. This quilt looks great in PB&J. I've been perusing the blogs that have made one, and it is amazing how the different fabric ranges changes the look of a very simple pattern!

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  53. I'd love to snag some Simply Style in a jelly roll. Great basic colors. Thanks for the chance.

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  54. My favorite jelly Roll is Baby Jane, it would make a beautiful quilt from this pattern.

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  55. I love the Aspen Frost Jelly Roll BasicGrey for Moda Fabrics. Thanks for a chance to win! :)

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  56. I already follow via bloglovin! :)

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  57. Hard to choose, but I can't go past Sunnyside!

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  58. Thats a tough one! There are so many gorgeous lines out right now! I guess if I have to narrow it down I'd say it's between Baby Jane and Road15! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  59. I like the Josephine jelly roll. Thanks for sharing. I especially like the bit about it being an easy pattern to follow.

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  60. I love Sunnyside by Kate Spain!!!

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  61. I am already a follower! (Through Bloglovin').

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  62. My favourite would be Barcelona :-) (for today that is!)

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  63. I follow you on Bloglovin! Thanks for a great giveaway.

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  64. And I follow you on bloglovin :)

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  65. My favorite is Apple Jack Cotton Jelly Roll by Tim and Beck. Love the colors.

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  66. I am a follower of your blog via Blog Lovin'!

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  67. If I have to pick only one, then I'd say Apple Jack cotton. My grandson would love it. Thanks for the give away.

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  68. I follow on FB, bloglovin and email. Thanks for the generous giveaway.

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  69. I love the Jubilee Jelly Roll
    Bunny Hill Designs for Moda Fabrics

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  70. I love "Giggles" by Me & My Sister. Think it would make the cutest Jelly Roll Jam. Thanks for the opportunity. Have a great week:)

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  71. I follow you on Facebook and Bloglovin.

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  72. I know some Christmas babies who'll be getting a Christmas jelly roll jam! Besides Lush Uptown, I love Barcelona!

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  73. I follow in goggle dashboard and on facebook!

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  74. Never made a Jelly Roll Quilt before or even used one, although using the stripes would probably work well with the QAYG technique as well.
    A collection I currently have my eyes on is Sweet Serenade by Basic Grey. So that would be my fave jelly roll as well.

    Thanks for the chance!

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  75. I'm also a loyal follower of your blog :)

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  76. Since I'm a sucker for repo's I would have to say Kimberly's Garden would be my Jelly roll choice.

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  77. I have been following you via Bloglovin. Thank you for the great giveaway Kaye.

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  78. My favorite jelly at the moment would have to be Scrumptious!

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  79. I love Aspen Frost. The colours are great, the prints are cute and it satisfies my mood for all things Christmassy once the first yellow leaves appear on the trees.

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  80. My favourite is a Rolie Polie - Too Cute to Spook!!
    I love this one but I also love Enchant.

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  81. I follow you using Feedly. I love reading your posts. Thanks!

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  82. Ive been oogling Lush Uptown, so this is a very timely giveaway! Thanks for the chance!

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  83. My favorite jelly roll is Barcelona - just love it.

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  84. This one is my favorite! I also like Simply Style and the Florence design rolls.

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  85. My top fav is PB&J ! It's been on my wish list for ages now. Thanks for the chance!

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  86. I'm your avid follower on Bloglovin.

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  87. I love the PB&J roll. Thanks for the chance to win.
    shawn

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  88. I've never made a Christmas quilt so Aspen Frost is my choice.

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  89. I think I'd like to make this quilt with the Giggles jelly roll by Me and My Sister for Moda and I think I'll order it while it is on sale for 20% off!

    tstanulis@mac.com

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  90. I'm a new follower of you blog!

    tstanulis@mac.com

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  91. LOVE the High Street jell roll :)
    ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  92. I follow you on bloglovin' :)
    ~robin
    welchrobin@Hotmail.com

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  93. I'm drooling over the Baby Jane jelly roll at FQS..... I'd love to use this pattern and that jelly to make a couple of baby quilts! :)
    ~robin
    welchrobin@Hotmail.com

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  94. Love the Road 15. Really want some of that line. Thanks for the chance.

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  95. I love the Briar Rose roll - I love everything in Briar Rose! <3

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  96. I'm really loving "giggles"! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  97. I would LOVE the Bluebird Park jelly roll!

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  98. So many to love! Barcelona and Sunnyside are two front runners but I really like Ashbury Heights too.

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  99. My favorite jelly roll at the moment...Baby Jane Jelly Roll
    Eric and Julie Comstock for Moda Fabrics

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  100. I think that Apple Jack jelly roll would make an adorable quilt with this pattern! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  101. I'm following you via Bloglovin. And by the way, that reference of your mom's 'up to my armpits in alligators' made me giggle....never heard that phrase before :)

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  102. I love the "Detour" Jelly Roll....I've never seen it before now and I love how different it is from the usual collection. :)

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  103. EASY - "Nature's Christmas" by Sandy Gervais! Lots of stitching to do before the Season arrives...and this quick Jelly Roll Jam pattern helps me get ahead!

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  104. Lush Uptown would be my favorite right now, I'm making a pillow project for a hunting friend with the line!

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  105. I am a follower of your blog too, thank you for the giveaway!

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  106. This couldn't have come at a better time. Just found out my niece is expecting twins, one jelly roll,two quits!
    Just over at FQS, I have my eye on Blue bird park jelly roll. I think I see hedge hogs, adorable!

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  107. I follow you through bloglovin :)

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  108. There is no way on earth that I could possible pick only one favourite, lol! You ask too much!

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  109. I follow you by e-mail and google. Thanks

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  110. I love the Oatmeal Bella Solids Jelly Roll for the jelly roll jam. I can embroidery over some blocks OR add any applique to fit the gift. Thank you

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  111. I want to make my daughter a quilt for Christmas. Her bedroom is mostly blacks and whites so I love the Licorice Bali Pop...It would be perfect for the pattern I have in mind.

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  112. I follow Fat Quarter shop and you on facebook

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  113. I really like the last line by Amy Butler. But its a tough choice!

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  114. I like the Heather Bailey True Colors Design Roll.

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  115. Uptown lush or hooty hoot returns babscorbitt@ gmail dot com

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  116. I follow via email babscorbitt@ gmail dot com

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  117. I follow you via google reader and now bloglovin

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  118. FOLLOW VIA BLOG LOVIN'!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  119. HI! "SUNNYSIDE" IS MY FAVORITE!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  120. I like the jelly roll they used in the tutorial- Serendipity. I also like Lush.

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  121. I am a follower! That is how I found your giveaway! BTW i follow by GFC!

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  122. Honeysweet jelly roll is really pretty! It was hard to choose since they had a huge collection!

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  123. Your quilt is lovely - adding this to my wish list to make.
    My favorite jelly roll is Road 15.
    (majesticjenkinsATgmailDOTcom)

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  124. Follow you on Bloglovin'
    (majesticjenkinsATgmailDOTcom)

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  125. Licorice bali pop is one of my favorites. Thanks for a great pattern, fun fun fun...please add my name to the draw.

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  126. My favorite jelly roll is Baby Jane!

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  127. Baby Jane is my favorite jelly roll :)

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

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  129. Simply Style is my favorite Jelly roll right now.Thanks for a chance to win.

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  130. I love Happy Go Lucky. I think the colors in this would be so cute in this pattern.

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  131. I'm torn between Honeysweet, Bluebird Park, or Road 15. All three are on my list of collection must-haves!

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  132. I also follow you on Bloglovin!

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  133. I love the Bobbins and Bits line.

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  134. I follow your blog, that's how I know about this cool give-away. Thanks!

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  135. Boho Chic and Baby Jane are my favorites. Thanks for the chance!

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  136. Scrumptious is my favorite right now, unfortunately, Fat Quarter Shop doesn't carry the jelly roll precut. My second favorite is ZenChic's Barcelona. And, I signed up to follow your blog just now. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  137. My favorite at this moment (it changes hourly) is Eclectic Elements.

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