Friday, December 13, 2013

Sew Mama Sew Giveaway! *CLOSED*

Note: Giveaway now closed at 195 comments - winner announced shortly.

As part of the Sew,Mama,Sew Giveaway Day/week, I have a bundle of 6 FQ  to giveaway!
 These fabrics include a variety of different text prints in black, white, cream and blue.
  • I am more than happy to post internationally too, so please leave a comment below. If you like, let me know how you might use these text prints in a sewing project.
  • This competition closes at 5pm on Friday December 13th PST which according to the time converter is 12pm Saturday 14th December 2013 here in eastern Australia. 
  • The winner will be drawn randomly later on December 14th and contacted via email so if you think you may be a "no-reply" blogger then please leave an email address in your comment so that I can get in touch with you. (Note: there is a great tutorial here by Adrianne @ On The Windy Side about "How to Stop Being a No Reply Blogger" if you want to check it out!)
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  • And usually I try to reply to comments but it gets a bit crazy with the Giveaway Days so I may not get back to everyone, but please know that I read and appreciate all of your comments.
Good luck and thanks for stopping by - hope to see you again!
Kirsten.

196 comments:

  1. What a great giveaway! I love text prints. I am behind everyone and just discovered how neat they are!

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  2. I would have to look at them for awhile to decide on what they want to become!

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  3. I sew bags and more BAGS .....so I would have to say I would make A BAG! LOL Thanks for the opportunity to win and have a nice Christmas! :)

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  4. Oooh, lots of texty goodness, thanks for the chance to win! I take it petting isn't considered a project... Hmm, well I do have a kind of collagey idea swirling around in the deep, dark recesses of my mind. Bet you're glad you asked ;o)

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  5. Would make a really cute apron.

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  6. I have been very interested in the text fabrics but haven't tried them yet. I thought they would work with a bag. Thanks

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  7. I have a feeling I would use them to make a pillow cover for one of my longest online/blogging friends, knowing she really loves low volume fabrics and backgrounds. Thank you for a wonderful giveaway choice!

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  8. I would like to make a quilt with the text as background with bright stars as highlights, or maybe bright applique flowers that are reminiscent of the sixties.

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  9. I would love to incorporate them in to fabric art for my new dark blue bathroom.

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  10. Just what I need for my first project in 2014 ...

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  11. I would make a low volume hexie quilt. Inchies. Oh, I love this pack.

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  12. Love it! They would make a great background print for big blocks!

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  13. I think these prints would make a great quilt backing with the right colors on the front.
    debgirotti at gmail dot com

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  14. what a great bundle! Thanks for the opportunity to win this!

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  15. I'd love to use them to make some iPad sleeves.

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  16. Hi Kirsten, I haven't used text fabrics yet, so I think I would like to make a low volume quilt with them. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  17. I would love to make some pillows for my son and future daughter-in-law. They have a gray sofa and love black and white!

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  18. I would love to make a cushion for my Dad's armchair, because that's his special place for reading the newspaper and these fabrics would be great!

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  19. Love your bundle I would us it in a scrappy x & plus quilt. Thanks for the giveaway :)

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  20. It is so hard to decide on what to use this delicious fabric for! Maybe strips in a bag, focal print... Cover for my iPad!

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  21. I love using text prints in bag making!

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  22. I'd make e-reader covers with them. Have an idea floating in my brain of a VW bus with text background. Thanks for the chance to win

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  24. I would use this to make a bag or a camera case and strap. :)

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  25. Have been eying these fabrics all year- thanks for the chance to win!

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  26. Text prints are sorely lacking in my stash, so I'd hold on to them for my next low volume project.

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  27. I have been looking to add to my meagre stash of text prints, so should I be lucky enough to win these, they will have a very happy home!

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  28. Hmmm. I think a tote bag would be perfect for these!

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  29. These are adorable! I would use these to create a scrappy purse!
    sowingstitches [at] gmail [dot] com

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  31. Hmm, usually I say I'd make a quilt, but with these, I'm not so sure. They seem like they need a special project, so I'd have to think about it.

    dewiec(at)yahoo(dot)ca

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  32. Out of all the giveaways this is the one I really want! I'm not just saying that but I have a serious thing for text fabrics right now and need some in a quilt! Thanks for the chance!

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  33. Oh I LOVE these!!! I would use them in a quilt for sure! Or maybe a new throw pillow? both? :)

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  34. So many possibilities! Text prints have a special place in my mini-projects i.e. fabric postcards, fabric artist trading cards, paper pieced mini-quilts, and a few modern blocks! I also like them as interior linings for totes and zip pouches and as an outside trim on fabric baskets. Yes, thanks for the opportunity! artseedz (at) gmail (dot) com

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  35. I have an idea for using these prints to make covers for boxes or containers to hold odds and ends like camera and computer cords. They would go well in my living room with black wrought iron. Thank you!

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  36. These are great fabrics!! I would make a journal cover, a pencil case and a tote bag. Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  37. They are fun to add to quilt. Thanks for chance to win.

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  38. I love those fabrics. I think I am going to make a fabric with a texty background soon.

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  39. OMG! I love text prints!! I would use it for pillows, aprons, bags, etc. Best wishes from Argentina ♥

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  40. Love those! I think I would use them for some cute zipper pouches! :)

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  41. I've been doing a lot of paper piecing lately. I LOVE text for that!

    tgallop@mts.net
    www.willcookforshoes.ca

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  42. I love t make zipper bags with the vinyl windows. These would make great conversation pieces! Thanks!

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  43. I have never sewn with text prints but I think pillows and bags would be fun to make.

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  44. Great text prints! I'd love to use them in a Sidekick Tote bag (Noodlehead pattern) & if there was any left over I'd make a scrappy patchwork cushion cover. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  45. Ooh! I don't have any text prints. I'd love to win this to mix with other fabric I have. :)

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  46. I think they'd make an interesting tote bag. Thanks.

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  47. I make lap quilts and use 8.5 inch blocks. Also this material would be good in a bag or ipad cover.

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  48. I've always wanted some text prints to incorporate into a quilt. Paper airplanes or something of that sort. Such a neat giveaway!

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  49. I think I would probably use this fabric for a quilt in memory of my Dad, who loved to read, especially the newspaper.

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  50. I'd love to use these in quilts with black and white, pops of color!

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  51. I have been collecting text prints over the last year or so. I love them!! I have incorporated them
    into small projects: pincushions, mug rugs, fabric postcards. I love them so much, I hate to use too much of them...I don't want to run out! I have been wanting to make a low volume quilt though, and these would be perfect to add to my stash. Thanks for the chance to win!

    wigglypup2 at yahoo dot com

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  52. Thanks for the opportunity! I'd probably use them for various bags, clutches, pouches and the like.

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  53. Thanks so much for this awesome and creative giveaway. Text prints are wonderful! I would use them with some bright colored scraps to make a scrappy pillow.

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  54. Very pretty I bet they will look good in a quilt I will make :D

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  55. I love these text prints. I have been collecting a few black and white ones and I plan to use them as the background of a quilt with bright pops of colour throughout.

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  56. I'm always making quilts, although a new machine cover would be lovely!

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  57. So great! I make a lot of journals - these would be wonderful!
    mandiprout80 @ gmail. com

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  58. These fabrics would fit into several quilts I'm working on.

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  59. I think that these would make very nice e-reader or tablet covers. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  60. I think I using this prints in bag making or apron for men!

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  61. They would be a great addition to my zetti collage quilt I have planned for 2014. They would look awesome in it!!! Thanks for the chance to win them.

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  62. I would find a way to incorporate the text prints into my next quilt. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  63. Gorgeous giveaway! I'm planning in the new year to make Jen Kingwell's Gypsy Wife pattern, and I think those fabrics would work perfectly for it. I'm planning to do it mostly in kind of jewel tones, but with bits of black and white mixed in as well, and I was already leaning towards mostly doing text prints for that bit of it.

    (clumsy.chord(at)gmail.com)

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  64. Oh these would look great as part of a bag. Great prints! Thanks for offering!

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  65. I love text fabrics!!! I might make a purse with it.
    dana.cargill@gmail.com

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  66. Thanks for the chance to win. I love the x & + blocks, so I'd probably make some more of those ;-)

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  67. Thanks for the chance Kirsten. I haven't used very many texty prints before so I don't know how I'd use them but I'm sure I'd find a way!

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  68. I want to make some Cross Blocks

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  69. Lovely bundle. I've been meaning to stock up on some text prints and these would be perfect. No particular project in mind though. Thanks for the chance. :)

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  70. I'm thinking about a new cover for my sewing machine.
    :)
    Thank you for the giveaway!

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  71. Great bundle, Kirsten! Love that blue one. No idea what I would do with them but they would most certainly get used.

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  72. These are lovely fabrics, I'm quite taken with the blue text fabric, I've not seen anything like it before. I have made a pinboard from a French text fabric before and it hangs proudly in my kitchen, what I would make with these ones if I was the lucky winner remains to be seen. Thanks for the chance to win these.

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  73. I would add them in with some other text fabrics and admire them for a whole, before using them in...hmmm, a snowball quilt or simple squares.

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  74. Thank you Kirsten, text prints are very 'in' and good fun.

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  75. I think I would make a cover for my Kindle, and some cushions!
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    skmcgrat@tcd.ie

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  76. Great fabrics - I'd use them as background in my churn dash quilt!

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  77. I think I would use them for a bag.

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  78. Did I forget to enter this gorgeous give away? What to make with them? I think a EPP cushion would be great or a quilt so someone has to read instead of watching the TV :D

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  79. Thanks for a chance to win! julia(dot)glotova(at)gmail(dot)com

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  80. Thanks for a great giveaway :-) I would love to use these as background prints with bright coloured solids in a cushion cover.

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  81. Oh, text prints are fabulous!

    I'd use them on a bag. Or maybe applique on a skirt. Or on a cushion cover.... So many options!

    macska at gmail dot com

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  82. Wow, love those text fabrics! I quite like purses and totes with a text or black/white outside with bright patterned lining inside!

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  83. I really like text prints and I would use them in a quilt where the text could be highlighted.

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  84. These lovely fabrics would be great in a low volume design - perhaps something dresden..y. Thanks for the chance

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  85. Great prize! Thanks for the chance!

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  86. Lovely fabric!
    You can't beet a classic black and white for impact!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  87. I've been looking for text print fabric, it's hard to come by. I would make some bags out of this and maybe a cushion if there was any left. Thank you for the giveaway.

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  88. Nice blog, and super giveaway! I need to make some kindle covers and a notebook cover and these would be perfect! thank you!!

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  89. Gorgeous giveaway, I have a plan to make a low volume quilt and a marcelle medallion next year so I think these would be brilliant to add in to those. thanks for the chance

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  90. Great giveaway! I love texty prints!

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  91. They would make nice covers for my organizers.
    Thanks for the Giveaway!

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  92. I have seen so many pretty patchwork blocks with text prints, I'd love to try them. Thanks!

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  93. Great bundle. I love text prints.

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  94. Awesome text prints!! I am currently in a low volume swap so these prints would belnd in nicely with those so they coulod go in my low volume and text print quilt. Happy Friday!!

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  95. Text prints are great background fabric for my blocks!:D thanks for the chance!

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  97. Maybe a bag?? Thanks for the giveaway! Amy @ gasudimack(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  98. love the text prints, new basics to have, hold, love ... and use. Most recently, I've used text as background in a maple leaf block. Thank you

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  99. I think they would make cute zipper pouches or a nice background for some quilt blocks. Thanks for the chance!

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  100. Right now I am working on some QAYG scrappy zippered pouches I need to add some texty prints!

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  101. Great texty prints. I love using them as LV backgrounds - definitely in a quilty project, pouch or some other "little". Thanks for the chance!

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  102. I'd love to say I'd use these for making something but I'd probably just keep them to look at them every once in a while. And stroke them. And hug them. And be all kinds of weirdo with them.

    I may have issues.

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  103. I'd like to make a quilt for myself using text prints as the background fabric. I'm not sure what pattern I'll use yet but I have a few ideas. Thanks for this giveaway!

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  104. What a great giveaway! I love fabric with words. They add so much interest to a quilt. Thanks!

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  105. I love that blue one - definitely some I haven't seen before. They would definitely make their way into a quilt. I'm working on Rita's (from Red Pepper Quilts) Labyrinth quilt using red, white, black, and great texts. It's a long term project, so I only have two blocks done so far! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  106. I don't have many text prints, but I love them. I would like to see them make their way into a quilt!

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  107. I think that would make great pillows for the couch, thanks.
    smjohns63 at yahoo.com

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  108. i'm looking to make a cover for my stand mixer! Thanks!

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  109. Love text prints! I'll probably make some zipper pouches. Thanks for sharing. Happy Holidays!

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  110. I would love to make totes and pouches with them as gifts for my daughters.

    Usha
    usharaneem@yahoo.com

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  111. Combined, these would make a fantastic messenger-style bag!

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  112. I loev black and white prints - trying to incorporate those more in my quilts.

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  113. What's black and white (and cream and blue) and read all over? This great giveaway prize!

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  114. I think i would use these in a purse

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  115. They are gorgeous, they call for an ipad case I think... or an ereader case. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  116. I would incorporate them into a black and white baby quilt I'm planning. Thanks for the chance to win!
    mls.bartholomew [at] gmail

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  117. Thanks for the giveaway--love the text prints! I subscribe on YouTube :)

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  118. These are awesome! I'm thinking a tote...

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  119. I have been thinking of making a table runner that pairs text prints with rich solids.

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  120. I can never find fabric like this is the US! Love the text and black and white. Trying to find texts to make a AMH orange peel quilt on all manner of text. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  121. Love this bundle! Thanks for the giveaway

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  122. What cute fabrics! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  123. I love a good texty print and all of those are great! Thanks for the giveaway :-)

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  124. I am thinking they would look really cool on a bag.

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  125. I like how text prints look in paper pieced stars. Paired with brights they really make the star pop!

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  126. I dont have any text prints and would love to use them in the background

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  127. The would look wonderful in a quilt!

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  128. Fantastic fabric they would make a wonderful and fun table runner.

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  129. Love the text!
    t_ktl at yahoo dot com

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  130. What a great bundle of text prints!! I love adding text prints to quilts, they add a bit of novelty without be too cutesy.

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  131. I love these prints. Kimstewart@roadrunner.com

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  132. These are great! I would use them to make a quilt for my eldest nephew. Text fabrics are great for teenage boys!

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  133. emmevon(at)gmail(dot)com
    These fun texty prints would make great pencil cases!

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  134. I haven't used many text prints before, I would most likely put into a patchwork quilt or pillow. Thanks for a chance to win!

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  135. I've only used text prints once and that was as the background fabric for a quilt - it turned out lovely, so now I've been trying to collect more text prints to incorporate into my projects. Your pretty bundle would be great for bags, pillows on in a quilt!
    Thanks so much for your lovely giveaway.

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  136. Hi Kirsten, I think I'd use them to make a new bag for myself, I've never bought any text prints so would love to win! Thanks for the chance.

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  137. I love black and white and I love text fabrics, too. I think these would look great together or used as a part of most any quilt.

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  138. Those prints are great, and I've just been dying to try using text prints in a project! Fabulous giveaway, thank you!

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  139. I have been wanting to do the text prints with some bold solids. Thanks for the chance!

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  140. I have never seen text fabric. Thank you for the opportunity.

    purple-blue@msn.com

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  141. I'd make a patchwork bag including some solids. thank you!

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  142. I'd make a patchwork bag including some solids. thank you!

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  143. I'd make a patchwork bag including some solids. thank you!

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  144. I'd make a patchwork bag including some solids. thank you!

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  145. Love how texts are so versitile. What a great bundle too ♥

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  146. I love text prints. I think they look fab if you add them in a project, especially with paper-piecing or scrappy designs :)

    Thanks for the chance!

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  147. I haven't ever used text fabrics before, so I'd like to have the chance. Maybe I'd make a bag :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  148. I have a great quilt pattern that uses black and white fabrics and these would be just perfect.

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  149. These fabrics would make a beautiful tote

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  150. Cushions and bags. Love texts. hayleymstephens at gmail dot com

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  151. Black and whites! Love these! I'd probably use them in hexagon quilts.
    LeeAnna Paylor
    leeannaquilts@gmail.com
    lapaylor.blogspot.com

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  152. how fun! i love fabric with print and words : )

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  153. I LOVE TEXT PRINTS!! thank you for offering this.

    I will make pouches, clutches zippered things...cuz I want to SEE those words!

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  154. These will fit in perfectly with other black and white and grey eclectic fabric I am collecting for a quilt. I am happy to follow you on GFC. Merry Christmas from Oklahoma, USA. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

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  155. Oh, I don't have any of those! I'd sprinkle them in quilts. I love to sprinkle into scrappy projects -- it makes my fabric last longer. Thank you so much!

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  156. I have a few mini quilts in mind that texty print would be great for!

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  157. These would be great in a small quilt or wall hanging. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  158. So funny, because I was at the fabric store the other day looking for fabrics with text/writing on them and couldn't find anything!

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  159. Hello from Minnesota! I love text and low-volume prints and have been working on foundation-pieced quilt since April; I could always use more variety for the block backgrounds!

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  160. I have never actually used text prints for anything but journal covers and ipad/book cases, which I think they work fantastically for, however, I've seen them used for an array of projects. I think I need to expand my range! Great for a boy blender too! Thanks!

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  161. I need to make a cover for my kindle!

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  162. These text prints would make a wonderful bag.

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  163. I think it would look great as a bag or mixed in a quilt top

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  164. I would mix them in with the bright fabrics I'm using in a hexie flower quilt I'm making. thriftstorecrafter@yahoo.com

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  165. I'm so glad I checked SMS one last time! I have a couple pillow patterns I would love to use bold text prints like this in, thank you for the giveaway!

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  166. I love texty prints. I love using them in cushion covers and journal/tablet covers.

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  167. so pretty, I love text prints and have been wanting to make a teacher gift bag using text prints and black.

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  168. What a wonderful prize. Thank you for participating in the Giveaway Day.

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  169. The text prints would make lovely e-book covers! Thanks so much.

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  170. These would be great hidden in the pleats of a black skirt!

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  171. I would use them for bee blocks and a quilt, maybe enough for a bag as well.

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  172. I would use them in a log-cabin quilt, opposite colorful strips.

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  173. I love text prints! Thanks for the chance!

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  174. I have been wanting to make a pillow I think I would use them in that. Thank you for the chance to enter

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  175. I'm just getting started with paper piecing and will be doing a variety of star blocks, and would love to use some of these as backgrounds. Thanks!

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  176. I would love to make a coverlet for our end table, where we place our newspaper and coffee etc. Very cute fabric! Waving at you from Maryland (close to Washington DC). Snow in the forecast tomorrow….again!

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  177. I saw the coolest pillow yesterday with HST's and half the pillow was text the other half was a mixture of text and solids HSTs.

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  178. I would use them for MY BOOKCOVERS :)

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  179. I would use these as fun bag linings or use them in a fun lap quilt.
    My email is emsewcrazy at yahoo dot com

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  180. I want to do a low-volume texty quilt with splashes of bright coloured fabric. These are lovely! I used to live in NSW, but now I'm in Canada - it's a bit colder here during December. :)

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  181. I love to use little bits of text as accents in projects. This stack looks wonderful...thanks for the chance to win them.

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  182. I mentally have a texty-quilt planned out in my head, and these fabrics would be perfect for it! Thanks so much for the chance to win your giveaway!

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  183. Just squeaking in under the wire for your great giveaway!

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  184. I dont have any fabric like this, wah ! x

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