Monday, 12 May 2014

Welcome: Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day!

Welcome to Ella and Nesta's Little Room! If it's the first time you visit our blog let us introduce ourselves: we are a Mother and Daughter team who enjoy quilting, sewing and making in general. We love sharing our ideas with the wonderful sewing comunity and have recently started a series of fun tutorials we've had a very good response to. We hope you enjoy having a look around. To our friends, welcome back! It's great to have you here again!



We've also been having a lot of fun lately with triangles:

And now for the giveaway! We are giving away, thanks to the very kind publisher, a copy of the third issue of Love Patchwork & Quilting to one lucky winner. This beautiful magazine dedicated to modern quilting is packed full of great projects and articles. Here's a glimpse of what's inside this issue, including a packet of 30 pretty heart pins (the photos are from our copy, we haven't been reading the giveaway copy, in case your were wondering!):







To have a chance of winning this copy of Love Patchwork & Quilting all you have to do is:
  • leave a comment telling us what you're sewing at the moment or your next sewing project;
  • for followers new and old, another chance of winning: leave a second comment telling us how you follow our blog!
The giveaway is open to everyone and we will post the prize anywhere in the world (if the post office lets us!), closing on  May 16 at 5 p.m. PST. Mr Random will then choose a winner who will be contacted by mail.
If you're interested in subscribing to Love Patchwork & Quilting, full of up to date news about fabrics, quilting trends, patterns and articles by favourite bloggers, you can find the button in our sidebar (affiliate link).  A note: we only promote products we buy and appreciate ourselves!

Good luck!


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271 comments:

  1. I am working on a scrap hexagon quilt (king size)!

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  2. I am pregnant and working on baby stuff. Thanks!

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  3. I'm working on a challenge project for my Modern Quilt Guild.

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  4. I'm working on a challenge project for my Modern Quilt Guild.

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  5. I am sewing ruffled table cloth for my daughters tea party table! Thanks.

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  6. I'm about to sew the binding on a quilt for my mama. Next up after that is a dress for me! :)

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  7. I want to make an apron or skirt next.

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  8. I follow on bloglovin as ebcallender

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  9. I am finishing a hexagon doll quilt for my niece.

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  10. Gosh, how embarrassing....I'm sewing a mini quilt for my CAT. Since I'm really new to quilting I figured he would care the least if his quilt is imperfect!

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  11. I am quilting a chevron quilt. Not sure what is up next.

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  12. I am working on an EPP quilt. I have been working on it for ages :)

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  13. I just finished 4 bed pillow sized pillow shams for the couches, in various red Kaffe Fassett prints!

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  14. I am still plodding on with economy blocks and a hexagon quilt which I started six years ago...

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  15. I am working on summer kids clothes right now.

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  16. Nothing at the moment, I'm trying to get my mojo back after being sick.

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  17. I am sewing several things right now-- a quilt, dresses for my daughter, a shirt for me...
    glazefamily3 AT gmail.com

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  18. follow on bloglovin- Desiree Glaze

    glazefamily3 AT gmail.com

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  19. Finishing some pillow covers for my livening room (trying to do new ones for each season/holiday this year) and need to get crackin' on some baby gifts!

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  20. I've been eyeing this magazine for a while, but haven't picked up a copy yet! I just finished an emerald green summer dress for myself, and I'm working on a new bag design!

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  21. I am working on an intense Jacob's Ladder quilt.

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  22. I am finishing a catavent variation. next up ufosssssss

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  23. I am working on a quilt I designed for my Mother. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  24. I'm happy to follow on Bloglovin.

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  25. I'm trying to get up the courage to try another summer dress, but also finish my friend's Buttercup Bag!

    elizabeth.waligora (at) gmail.com

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  26. Right now I am working on a quilted Dresden tablecloth and curtains for my kitchen, then I will be working on 2 flannel rag quilts for Christmas gifts. Thanks!

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  27. I'm working on a sleeve for my cell phone (so I can stop scratching the screen protector when I throw it in my purse with my keys).

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  28. I'm also a new follower via Feedly.

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  29. My next project is a medieval dress for my daughter. Medieval festival is coming up in a few weeks!

    jachelno at gmail dot com

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  30. I follow via Bloglovin

    jachelno at gmail dot com

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  31. I am currently quilting a hexie quilt that I will gift to my aunt and godmother. Hoping to get it finished up this week!

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  32. I am sewing several things and my goal is sewing several Dear Jane blocks and and a hexie top.

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  33. I am finishing up an I Spy quilt and will be starting an interactive "doll House" wall hanging.
    Found you on the Sew Mama Sew blog giveaway!

    Cheri
    quiltingnanny(at)yahoo(dot)com
    coffeebreakwhatever(at)yahoo(dot)com
    http://www.fabricandmemories.com

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  34. I am trying to get myself to finish some bags and bind my quilt.

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  35. I'm currently working on a quilt for my mother's guest bedroom in black purple and yellow!

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  36. I'm sewing a quilt, goooo quilting!

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  37. I am a follower! oh and not the butterfly quilt but a different one, pictures to come soon!

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  38. I'm working on a block of the month wool felt applique quilt.

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  39. I'm working on a patchwork table runner.

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  40. Finishing a quilt for my grandson. And really need to be working on a birthday present which is a table runner! Thanks.

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  41. Working on a quilt for my 5yo daughter's twin bed. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  42. I am making table mats for my dining room. Long overdue but I simply cannot buy anything when I know I can make it. Sigh! I am Victoria and I am a Stitchaholic.

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  43. I just finished a mini quilt of solids for the Handmade Birthday Club. I wish I could keep it, though. :)
    Thank you for your generous giveaway!
    Jamie

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  44. at the moment I am sewing to cushion covers and a sewing machine cover, a top, a skirt and finishing a quilt LOL!

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  45. I follow by email subscription :)

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  46. Just got done with an embroidered tote bag and I haven't figured out my next project yet. I'm sure it will be a quilt of some kind. Of course, I need a new summer purse too.

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  47. I'm currently working on some knit dresses for summer for myself and a friend. Plus my ongoing scrappy improv quilt that may never be done! Thanks!

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  48. I am working on a Dr. Who paper pieced quilt for my sister.
    amy.forkner (at) gmail (dot) com

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  49. Im working on some economy blocks right now :D

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  50. Im following you via blog lovin :D

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  51. Right now I am working on an Applique Wallhanging...my first try at applique! :) Am a bit slow..lol

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  52. I'm also a follower thru Bloglovin & email :)

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  53. I've been working on Economy blocks

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  54. I'm making an I-Spy quilt for my grandchildren. Rcoyle at olemiss dot edu

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  55. I follow you on Bloglovin'. Rcoyle at olemiss dot edu

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  56. I am working on a Minecraft quilt for my grandson

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  57. I am sewing too many things! actually planning to make a list tomorrow so I can start crossing off some finishes!

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  58. I am not sure! I am hoping it is something for me...maybe some kitchen towels?

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  59. I am making handmade monogramed burp cloths.

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  60. I'm working on free motion quilting a small quilt. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  61. I'm just learning to sew! Making my first quilt. Wish me luck :)

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  62. I need to finish sewing bedside book organisers for my children. :)

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  63. I am working on a minky baby quilt and a patchwork quilt for baby's big sister.

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  64. I follow through bloglovin

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  65. I am currently working on a pickle dish quilt.

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  66. I am putting the binding on my plus quilt but also working on Lucky Stars Block of the month. Thanks for a chance.

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  67. busy working on an angel quilt

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  68. making a t-shirt rag rug I have a table runner to finish next.

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  69. I am working on finishing my BOM quilt...i'm on block two but the BOM finished last week...oops. I am also working on an embroidery quilt. Its slow going!

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  70. I am a follower on bloglovin

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  71. MY NEXT PROJECT[S] ARE FINISHING UP SOME UFO'S...

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  72. My next project is a queen sized quilt for my son, and quilting some UFO's.

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  73. Thanks! I just finished a pincushion tonight, and I'll be starting a shirt tomorrow night.

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  74. I'm making some dresses for my daughters!

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  75. I'm making some dresses for my daughters!

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  76. Finishing up a penny patch quilt.

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  77. I'm working on my free motion quilting right now! It's a new skill for me but I'm really enjoying it!

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  78. I'm sewing binding on 6 quilts that are waiting for completion.

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  79. I know this might sound strange but... I am sewing a chicken saddle, it's used to save hens from roosters scratches on their back

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  80. I am following you with bloglovin

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  81. I'm making a quilt for my friend's new granddaughter.

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  82. I am working on stock for an upcoming summer fair, planing to make small pouches, pencil cases, covered notebooks… Lots to do!

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  83. I love this new(ish) magazine, such great projects from really talented people. I'm nearly finished cutting 1600 squares of fabric 2.5 inches each to make the Tokyo Subway Quilt pattern by Elizabeth Hartman. The cutting has been a bit of a never ending task but I'm really looking forward to this one, I've had it on my to do list for ages. Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  84. I follow you on Bloglovin & via email, thanks.

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  85. Following on bloglovin :)

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  86. My next project will be a hoodie for our godson.

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  87. At the moment I'm sewing a quilt for my brother's birthday... which was yesterday... So I'm a bit late, but I'm trying not to be too hard on myself. Thank you for the chance to win, the magazine looks awesome!

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  88. currently im sewing a bed quilt for my husband, and started cutting a big double bed throw quilt

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  89. follow you now with bloglovin

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  90. I just finished a Butterfly Blooms quilt and it is on to Granny Squares now.

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  91. Cushion covers for end of school thank you presents

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  92. I'm making a fall quilt with wonky stars.

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  93. I just finished a table runner for my MIL and now I am stitching down binding on a quilt that will be a graduation gift.

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  94. I am sewing an I Spy quilt for a friends grandson.
    kdavis1@centurytel.net

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  95. I follow Ella & Nesta's Little Room on bloglovin.
    kdavis1@centurytel.net

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  96. i'm working on a small quilt, maybe a wall hanging type thing.

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  97. Thanks for the giveaway! I'm working on the Gypsy Wife quilt by Jen Kingwell and loving it! I'm pulling fabrics from all over my stash. Yay!

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  98. I am working on a "Design Your Own Sampler" quilt right now. Thank you for a great giveaway!

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  99. Thanks for the giveaway! I'm a pattern designer so I'm sewing up childrens' clothes right now!

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  100. I recently broke my wrist so no sewing for me right now but once this is healed I hope to finish off my Good Night Irene quilt . Thanks for the chance ,

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  101. working on a self-imposed ugly fabric challenge that I did for a baby quilt - putting the binding on by hand

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  102. I am working at getting the fabric together for a Ampersand quilt

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  103. I follow on bloglovin'

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  104. I'm about to start basting a quilt that's been on my UFO pile for a while. Other than that I've finished several swap items :) Many chance for the chance to win these goodies! The pins are adorable!

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  105. I have several UFOs and WIP I'm plugging away at.
    - A queen-size quilt for my (now) 5 year old that I started when he was 1. The top is done, now to figure out how on earth to quilt it at home in my tiny apartment!
    - A lap quilt that is pretty much done except for one repair for my BFF who has cancer. This should be done-done this week!
    - A toddler quilt for another BFF's baby girl. Just have to bind it!
    - A lap quilt for my sister, I've laid out the top and finished all blocks, next step is putting it all together!
    - My WIP is my dyosampler quilt. This is the fun one :)

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  106. Working on finishing my daughter's quilt, thanks! wonderlandbyalyce(at)gmail(dot)com

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  107. I'm currently working on a picnic blanket!

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  108. I am currently working on my first Swoon block in shades of plum, for a wall hanging. Thanks for the give away!

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  109. I am making an applique trapunto baby quilt. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  110. at the Moment - I'm sewing the binding to the back of a mini quilt ...

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  111. I'm currently finishing a Swoon quilt top for my king size bed. It's huge!!

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  112. I currently working on a BOM I'm 2 months behind. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  113. I'm working on my first double wedding ring quilt.

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  114. i'm halfway quilted on my swoon quilt - can't wait to get it all finished!

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  115. I'm at the handquilting stage of a baby quilt for my friend's first son right now. So much fun!

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  116. I am working on a mystery quilt sew along.

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  117. Working on a t-shirt quilt right now

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  118. I've got a purse to make for myself. I've made so many for other people so I've got some fabric and I'm going to sew for me this time.

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  119. This is a really neat magazine to have in your possession. Right now I am working on a deer wallhanging. I really need a new project to work on and this magazine looks like it just may be the way to get motivated. Just love those heart pin. They are so cute that you just want to hold on to them for yourself. Thank you for being a part of this Sew Mama Sew giveaway and giving all of us a chance to win.

    Sandi Timmons
    sandit1@sbcglobal.net

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  120. Given the time (!!), I hope to finish my Halloween quilt and start a little project with some fabrics I bought in Alaska. Fingers crossed!
    Thanks for the chance!
    Elizabeth
    Lwghosts at yahoo

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  121. I am working on a star wars quilt for my cousin, he is having a star wars themed wedding.

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  122. Underwear is next on my list! haha
    Thanks for the chance to win :) jgemeroy(at)gmail(dot)com

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  123. I am sewing a bom with my daughter! thank you!

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  124. It feels like I have a million WiPs on the go, but the one at the machine right now is a baby quilt for my new niece

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  125. i'm sewing my daughter a summer dress

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  126. I'm working on a flag to hang outside the house. Great giveaway. Thanks so much for sharing

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  127. I am quilting a quilt for my mom. I am almost done. Then I plan on sewing some clothes for myself.

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  128. Next on my list of projects to finish up are some strip pieced pot holders. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  129. as always, I have several things going at once - some sashiko, binding one quilt, and trying to decide how to quilt a top I just finished :) those pins are fantastic! :)

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  130. I'm quilting my Marcelle Medallion quilt right now!

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  131. I'm sewing a rainbow star quilt!

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  132. I follow you with bloglovin'!

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  133. I'm working on a Polaroid quilt.

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  134. I am a bit behind with some Bee blocks so I really need to get them done. Thanks for the chance to win this great magazine!

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  135. I'm working on an iPad sleeve, a table runner, and a hexagon quilt.

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  136. My next project is window seat cushions for my daughter's room !

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  137. I'm working on some clothes for my growing belly. I'm due in October!

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  138. I'm working on the Tula Pink City Sampler blocks and I'm about to finish my current knitting project. Thanks for the chance!

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  139. I'm a new follower on Bloglovin.

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  140. I'm working on a rainbow double wedding ring quilt (gah I typed double rainbow...) but I think I'm going to get distracted by Dear Jane cause my book has arrived!

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  141. I am currenlty workin on quilts for family members and for a co-worker's newly adopted nephew.

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  142. I'm working on my angled frames quilt with the Old Red Barn Quilt a long on Flickr. I didn't get even close to finishing my triangle quilt but I saw yours!

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  143. I am working on making gifts for a Secret Santa Swap I joined.

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  144. my sewing room is currently packed up for our upcoming move, but i have a quilt pin basted and ready for hand quilting should the mood strike! thanks for a chance.

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  145. Working on a quilt or three! Thanks.

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  146. I am quilting some old tops, working on 2 sewalongs and making a faceted jewels quilt!

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  147. I'm quilting a baby quilt that has been in the UFO pile way too long.

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  148. I just started work on a baby quilt. I've done all the fussy cutting (it wasn't as bad as I had anticipated), but I have to either put the cat in time out or find time when the S.O. is home to have him police the cat so that I can finish the rest of the cutting!

    jhunsberger (at) gmail (dot) com

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  149. And I was already following :)

    jhunsberger (at) gmail (dot) com

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  150. I am working on a purse (part of the Bag of the Month Club).
    whtsands4@aol.com

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  151. I am working on a chevron baby quilt for a friend's grandbaby. Thanks for the chance to win!
    aileenaok@gmail.com

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  152. I am sewing patchwork tablecloth. Thanks! sarah@forrussia.org

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  153. I follow via bloglovin. sarah@forrussia.org

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  154. Love this magazine! I'm working on a EPP baby quilt. I project the baby will be 12 before I'm done! Thank you for the giveaway!

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  155. I am sewing a summer skirt for me, a backpack for my niece, a sew together bag for a friend...

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  156. I just finished handquilting two quilts: one for my niece who is graduating from Nursing and the other to my neighbour who turned 80!! I am taking a breather but I had better find something to do soon before I go crazy!! hehehe

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  157. I folllow you via Bloglovin' - thanks for the extra chance!!

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  158. and following you through bloglovin - just wanted to let you know that the button on your post isn't working for me, but I found you on bloglovin by searching over there :)

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  159. working on a quilt for my mom!

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  160. I've got a baby quilt on the go right now for a life long friend. The top is pieced, I just have to get it in the frames now.

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  161. i'm following you via digg reader.

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  162. I'm currently working on scrappy Christmas quilts for my 3 kids. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  163. summer skirts!
    emmevon(at)gmail(dot)com

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  164. new blog loving follower!
    emmevon(at)gmail(dot)com

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  165. I need to make a pair of pajamas for my nephew next!

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  166. I'm currently working on a string quilt - combined with a few house blocks (just to change it up a bit and make it interesting) for our bedroom.

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  167. I am working on my son's graduation quilt.

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  168. I am sewing a baby quilt, hoping to finish soon! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  169. Planing a skirt for my daughter.Lovely giveaway,thank you for the chance to win it.Pins are so cute.Have a lovely week.

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  170. I am working on UFO's and they are fun to see them come to completion. I feel great about all I have accomplished.

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  171. This new magazine looks great. My next project is a bed quilt for my daughter. She's already picked the pattern.

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