Friday, May 4, 2012

Quiltmakers Blog Tour

Welcome to last and best ;) day of the Quiltmaker's 100 Block Blog Tour.  We could not be more thrilled to be a part of this awesome, awesome magazine, and stand along side of some of our favorite designers.

If you're new here, we'd love for you to stick around and stay awhile.  We are a mother/daughter quilt pattern team and we have a lot of fun working together and creating fantastic quilt patterns.

Our block for this issue, is applique and a little stitchery- our most favorite combo.  It's block #409, on page 28, called Lazy Daisies. We made this with Clothworks Shades line, which is a great line- just a little more fun and interesting than solids.

We decided to re-create this block in a pillow.  For fun, we decided to match one of our favorite patterns, Little Red, and embroidered the recipients name on the block.  We tried a monochromatic theme in red prints and it turned out BEAUTIFUL.  I'm totally obsessed, I sort of wish "meags" was embroidered on it so I could squirrel it away for my own bed.  *sigh*  At least I like this Emma.


We debated for awhile, centering this block on a table runner with some fancy pinwheels - another fabulous idea that would be charming for spring and summer.

Leave a comment (any comment! you can tell us we have bad hair and you'd still be entered!) for a chance to win a free copy of this magazine compliments of Quiltmaker (and if you've been following the blog tour, you'll know there are lots of other inspiring blocks- this is the best issue yet).  We'll be choosing another 2 winners for a free PDF copy of one of our patterns, your choice. We'll end the giveaways Sunday, May 6th and post the winners here Monday morning.  Don't forget to enter for other great prizes at Quiltmaker.

Thanks for all the fun!

190 comments:

  1. This is a sweet block! I love how the flowers are used in different versions. Congratulations and I look forward seeing your block in this issue. Judith, Texas

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  2. I like your block Lazy Daisies. I also like pattern We're All MAD Here. It is like in our house. Children are playing in garden, climbing trees, baking sand cakes, watring flover´s and itselfs ...
    It is good fun. Bus sometimes I feel mad.

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  3. Beautiful block. I love both needleturn and stitchery and this is a block I want to make :) Cross my fingers and hope I will win this magazine that has so much inspiration:)

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  4. would sure love to win a copy of any of your patterns, plus hope to win a copy of vol5 thanks

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  5. what a cute pattern. thanks for the chance to win

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  6. What a lovely design! Your fabric choice is elegant, too.

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  7. I love your block too. Very sweet. And it would also look great as a tabler runner!

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  8. Great block and I love the pillow!

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  9. This is such a cute block, and with a name embroidered on, it would make a wonderful gift.

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  10. Love your Lazy Daisy block and your 3 new patterns.
    Your pattern 12 Little Princesses would make my little granddaughter dance with joy! Thank you for the chance to win.

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  11. Congrats on the block. This blog hop seriously is one of the best ways to wake up in the morning after being up with an infant throughout the night.

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  12. Love your flower block, and it's great to see it in two different colorways. Thanks for sharing!

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  13. I love this block done in red! I'm new to your designs and I have to tell you, Along Came a Spider totally cracked me up! So glad I found you!

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  14. This is my favourite block so far! I would buy the magazine just for this one!

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  15. What a cute block. Now that finals is almost over, I will have some free time to play and I think I will make one of your blocks.

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  16. Love this block. No, you don't have bad hair - you hould see me. I find that hair lays better after a pot of coffee.

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  17. Wonderful block. It's in the 90s with very high humidity here, but your block reminds me it really is still spring. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  18. So cute. I love redwork and applique together.

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  19. I Absolutely Love Your Lazy Daisy Block and Love your Pillow done in Reds with personalizing name! I love making pillows and will have to remember to add their names!

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  20. How wonderful your block design looks as a pillow! Great idea!

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  21. I've been wanting to create a new table runner for the kitchen table. Your block is just what I've been looking for...flowers and airy movement as though blowing in the wind.

    beulahcdot [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  22. Congratulations on getting your block into the magazine! It looks great as a pillow. Thanks for sharing.

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  23. Your block looks wonderful. Hugs Jofrid

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  24. Your block is so sweet! Love it, thank you. I would never tell you that you have bad hair.

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  25. Love this block and it really made a sweet pillow !

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  26. Wow! I love your block and even creating it in a monochromatic version is beautiful. Great job and congratulations for being in this next issue of 100 Blocks.

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  27. I think your block is very cute. I like a combination of embroidery and applique. Love to do both of those so really enjoy the block.

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  28. That is a lovely block. And I'm sure you have great hair ;0)

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  29. I think I'm the one with bad hair today - I still haven't pulled myself up to brush it and to dress- yes still in my jammies, lol. The blog hop took first priority. :) I really love this block!

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  30. I love daisies, and especially like the red personalized version!

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  31. Your appliqué design is unique and very modern. I like the addition of the name, too.

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  32. Congratulations on being included in 100 Blocks!! It looks wonderful as a pillow. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  33. This block is so cute. Congratulations and thanks for the giveaway.

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  34. Love it Love it Love it! I can see this in my pile of "must do soon" pillows for my granddaughters!

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  35. Far be it that you here a commet about bad hair days from me...lol

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  36. Cute,cute,cute! Love it in the red but if I make it for my daughter I would use blue.Her fav. Thanks!

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  37. Congrats on having your block in the magazine - I love it!! Thanks for the chance to win! blaukat@hickorytech.net

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  38. Lovely block! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  39. Love the block. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  40. Your block is fantastic and the pillow you made from it is absolutely yummy!

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  41. I love the block. The fabric makes it look like you could reach out and touch it. It looks almost like felt.. Congrats!!! Can't wait to see the book.

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  42. What a fun, light cute block! Thanks for sharing the different colorways, too.

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  43. You have made the cutest pillow using the Lazy Daisies. That pillow sure would look cute on a girl's bed. Heck, it would even look good on my bed. I follow your blog and look forward to many more good times with you. I bet that everyone wants that pillow patten now. Thank you for giving all of us a chance to win such an awesome magazine.

    Sandi T.
    sandit1@sbcglobal.net

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  44. What a sweet block. Love it make up in the pillow and in red. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  45. Thank you for showcasing your block! Congrats on getting into the magazine.

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  46. Very cute block!! Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the magazine or one of your patterns.

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  47. Love, love, love your patterns :D

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  48. I wish my name was Emma so I could "borrow" that pillow permenantly.

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  49. Awesome block! Congrats for being selected by the magazine! I can't wait to get a copy! I checked out your patterns and they are all so sweet! I really like the Little Things pattern!

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  50. Love your block and would love to win this magazine!!

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  51. Did you write this early in the morning with pillow do LOL! I giggled when I read that as it was the last thing I'd have thought to reference. Like your cute design and the pinwheel idea sounds just as cute. One of your three new patterns At The Carnival is adorable. Thanks for the opportunity to win. Sandi

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  52. I like the red on the pillow, great design. Fun tour!

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  53. Really like your block, with the red ... and your patterns are so cute! Thx for the chance to win!

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  54. Ohhhh...wouldn't that be pretty appliqued on a solid-color skirt, too?

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  55. Oh, this is a neat block. Thanks for sharing, and congratulations!

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  56. I luv daisies & your Lazy Daisies block - so adorable! Hope to win!

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  57. Beautiful block! I especially love the pillow made from it as Emma is my daughters name. I am inspired to do some embroidery on some of my special quilts now!

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  58. I love the red & white! I would be making that one~ thanks! :-)

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  59. No, I have bad hair. The red and white is so HAPPY!

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  60. Oh, I love your block! I've been looking for a great applique pattern for the outer border on a quilt - I think I just found it!

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  61. What a cute block! It would be fun to do different colors for each of the kids. Congrats on being in the 100 Block issue.

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  62. What a nice block - I like the idea of using it to make a cushion.

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  63. That little block makes me smile, so cheerful. And I just laid eyes on "Cluck, cluck" and I know just the little boys that would be fighting over one, so I would have to make a matching pair for their new bedrooms.

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  64. I love everything abouts this block. Congrats.

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  65. I like the block. Congrats on being chosen for a block in the magazine.

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  66. Charming block--love the red version!
    Karen in Breezy Point

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  67. thank you for a chance to win.
    Mimi
    mimicol7@yahoo.com

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  68. I LOVE this block! I hope I can do it...looks challenging...can't wait for the magazine to be released!
    And your hair looks great!

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  69. I love mixing appliqué and stitchery, beautiful block with a lot of different applications.

    Debbie

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  70. sweet block. looks very pretty done up in red too.

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  71. I will definitely make this block!

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  72. Love the combination of embroidery and quilt blocks Thank you for a chance to win a magazine.

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  73. Nice block, but I don't do a lot of applique. I need too though, as I have lots of applique projects started.

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  74. I loved the block as soon as I saw it, but I love the red pillow even more. You did a GREAT job!

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  75. Enjoy the Little Things, or Jack and Jill.
    Congrats. Cute lazy-daizy patch. I would definitely embroidery by hand--perfect pillow patch, just like you pictured!
    Thanks!

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  76. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  77. What a sweet block. I definitely need to make that as a pillow for my niece.

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  78. Very cute block, will be pretty in lots of differnt color ways. Thanks for the chance!

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  79. I'm not much into embroidery, but cross stitch is one of the first crafts I fell in love with. Your block makes me want to design something quilted with a pop of cross stitch!

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  80. I love your redworks version.

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  81. Do you have bad hair? I can't really make that kind of judgement from the pics on your blog. Your block is lovely though! No doubt about that!

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  82. I really like your block as the monochromatic pillow!

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  83. I, too, love the combination of applique and embroidery. Unfortunately, I don't care for hand work, so I usually admire what I see. I do suspect that as I age, I may pick up some embroidery; I used to be a huge cross stitcher!

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  84. Nice block. I love the mixtures of colors.

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  85. I love your block. I can already see it on a pillow on my sofa!

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  86. What a cute pattern! I'm not very good at appliqué, but I love seeing the beautiful patterns.

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  87. Struggling with Stomach flu, too ill to see but still looking online!

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  88. Love this pillow. It will so match the red & white quilt in my head.

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  89. Lovely block. :) I look forward to getting my copy of this issue.

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  90. Very sweet block. Congrats on being in this issue.

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  91. This is such a cute block and it did make an adorable pillow. I wouldn't mind having my name on it. :-). Thanks for the chance to win either a copy of the magazine or one of your pretty patterns.

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  92. That applique stitch really sets of the "white" blossoms! Thank you for the block!

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  93. very cute pillow! Nicely done.

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  94. what a great block to use in a redwork quilt.. great alternate block.. love it.

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  95. Your block is so sweet! Thanks "sew much" for this chance to win!!!!

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  96. Very pretty block! Looks great as a pillow done in red! :) thanks for a chance to win! :)

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  97. I just love your block and it makes a fabulous pillow.

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  98. Love, love, love this block as a pillow! The variation ideas coming from all the designers have been so inspiring. Can't wait to get a copy of this issue won or bought!

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  99. I see so many possibilities for this great block! It is adorable! Congratulations on your block being chosen for volume 5! Can't wait to get my hands on one!

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  100. What a pretty block! Emma is a lucky girl to get that pillow.

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  101. Your block looks great in the pillow cover. I'm partial to red and white so love it. I bet you have great hair:)

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  102. Love your block- especially in red !
    Thanks for the chance to win a copy...

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  103. Emma is the name of my soon to born grand-niece and I just love this pattern. She may get a pillow like the one you made only using light green shades to go in her little room.

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  104. Very cute; thanks for chance to win! (EMAIL: marshudson at comcast dot net)

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  105. Estamos aqui em uma disputa acirrada de quem vai ganhar algum prêmio,já combinamos de fazer os 100 blocos,se uma de nós for a vencedora(somos 6 vizinhas).Parabéns por seu bloco e revista como reconhecimento de talento e criatividade.Beijo.tiacarminhapezzuto@gmail.com

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  106. Adorable! Great use on the pillow, and such a pretty block! Thanks.

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  107. What an inspiring pillow! The square works perfectly for a pillow - but I can imagine a lot of other uses too...

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  108. Great job. You are lucky to be able to work together.

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  109. Wow - they look so different but are both gorgeous!! I;'d love to win the magazine so I can make this block!! Thanks for the chance.

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  110. Your hair is looking mah-velous!

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  111. I like how you've combined embroidery and applique in your block. The pillow in red and white is really neat.

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  112. Applique and stitchery are a perfect pair!

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  113. I can do this! And I love the bright flowers you used.

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  114. Congrats, nice happy block.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

    mhinders@myclearwave.net

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  115. I like your block - both in colors and just red. I hope I win one of your patterns!

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  116. Nice block with a lot of potential. Love your Oh, Ducky PDF pattern, too! Congratulations and thank you for a great giveaway. :)

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  117. your Lazy Daisies are cute!
    thanks

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  118. how great to be a mother/daughter team, I would just love to make an "everywhere a cluck cluck " quilt, as I have a mini farm and mini grandchildren!

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  119. Yeah appliqué and embroidery, I just ohh and ahh so I am now following you, want to see more of your work.

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  120. I LOVE this block...how sweet!

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  121. What a fresh looking design!

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  122. The multi coloured design was beautiful, but the single colour version is gorgeous. I think it is my favorite. Thanks for the giveaway. The more I have seen on this blog tour the more I'd love to own a copy of this magazine.

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  123. A lovely, lovely block. I really like how the red and white pillow turned out. Will be looking to the pattern of your block in Vol 5.
    Thanks for the giveaway

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  124. Delightful! Congrats for being included in the book...i'd love to win a copy.

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  125. Beautiful block! Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  126. I love the addition of the name; cute!

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  127. Such a great block it's going on the bucket list1

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  128. I really like the block you designed. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  129. I think it is really neat that you are a mother-daughter team. I really like your block and especially like the red version. I also took a sneak peek at your new patterns. Little Things is going on my list of things I must make for my new granddaughter. So pretty!

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  130. Oh I LOVE the red one! my favorite color and it just turned out so cute as a pillow.

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  131. Very cute! Thanks for a chance to win.

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  132. Your block is so sweet and charming!!

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  133. Makes me wish my name was Emma!!

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  134. What a deicate block, quite my style! awolk at rogers dot com

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  135. Oh, I really love your block & the pillow! Please put me in your giveaway I would love one of your patterns . Thank you.

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  136. I love your "At the Carnival" quiting! It is amazing looking!

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  137. I love your block! I'm enjoying the blog tour, I had no idea there were so many blogs about quilting.

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  138. Very nice block. Congratulations on being chosen.

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  139. Very sweet block! Thanks for entering me in your draw.

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  140. Congrats on the stunning block!

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  141. bellissimo il tuo cuscino ma anche tutto il tuo blog ciao franca

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  142. How very sweet! Congrats on making the magazine. Can't wait to see the whole thing.

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  143. Oh my gosh, I love your block! When I get the magazine (whether purchased or won) this is one block I will be doing first off. Thanks for the chance at the give-away.
    Maureen
    mgw070 (at) shaw (dot) ca

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  144. This is precious! I love it!

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  145. Very cute block. I'd like to see this done in purple, since it's my fav colour.

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  146. Your block is as amazing as you are generous! Thanks for sharing with us!

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  147. Congrats on a beautiful block! thank you for the generous giveaway.

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  148. I LOVE *LOVE* your block!!! It is so whimsical and cute.
    ~a

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  149. Such a sweet design and your embroidery is beautiful! Congrats on being selected for the magazine! tkmattson@hotmail.com

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  150. I agree this is the best issue so far, if the blocks I have seen are any indication.

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  151. Love your block! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  152. I, too, like quilting combined with embroidery.

    That's a cute and colorful block design!

    trilliumcreates AT gmail DOT com

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  153. A beautiful block, like the flow of it. Thanks for a chance.

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  154. Nice Block
    Thanks for designing.

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  155. I love the pillow! My daughters need one it would look so sweet in their rooms

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  156. What a great block! I like the two color options you showed and that you put a name on the pillow. Thanks for also telling us about Clothworks Shadow fabric.

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  157. I like the red fabric pillow! Thanks for the chance.

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  158. Love your combo of stitches and applique - adorable!

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  159. Your block is so sweet. It looks like one I will be anxious to make when I get my copy of volume 5.

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  160. I have bad hair...very bad hair. It's nice and clean, but I've gotten very tired of rolling it everyday for the last 65 years. I've started sticking a black stocking cap on it and DH calls me his Gangsta Grandma....giggle.

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  161. I love applique and it's a pretty block.I'd love a copy of the magazine.

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  163. I love your block! It's classic AND modern. What a great mix. It will be one of the first that I do!!
    Thank you for participating in the blog hop, especially with your schedules! Congrats again on your success with your block!!

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  164. Oh, I love this. It is perfect as a pillow!

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  165. Love love love this block and pillow. Totally fab

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  166. I love this block with the addition of embroidery. So sweet!

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  167. I liked that you showed two different color ways!

    Ll_gee@hotmail.com

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  168. Beautiful flowers! I love your design

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  169. Congratulations on having your block included in this year's Vol. 5. Love your block and WoW the all red for the pillow is amazing. Two of my loves, applique and embroidery. Great job! I'm also a new follower.

    Thank you for your giveaway and a chance to win.

    usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

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  170. thanks for the giveaway!!!!
    marci

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  171. This is my first time visiting your blog..you have a lot of lovely works. Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  172. I really like your designs! This is my first -but not last- visit. Thanks for a chance to enter your giveaway.

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  173. Love your block - will make a great tablerunner. Thanks for the chance to win Vol. 5. Took a look at your patterns - Night Sky would be my favorite - so cute.

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  174. I think your block is bright and cheerful.

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  175. I love Lazy Daisy. It looks like such a fun block. I would love to win a copy of the magazine.

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  176. I luv, luv your redwork pillow version of your block! And congrats of having your block being selected for this super mag!

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