08 March 2013

Quilter's Blog Hop Party & $35 Gift Certificate Give Away!


BEAT THE WINTER BLUES – QUILTER’S BLOG HOP PARTY


The winner of the $35 Crazyquiltgirl Fabric Shop e-Gift Card is

Comment #152  
Lindsay(PACountryCrafts) 
who said, "My mom got me a magnetic needle keeper for Christmas and I really like it! It is so handy!!  Thank you for a lovely giveaway!"
Thank you everyone for your fun comments.  I really appreciate all of you participating in the blog hop.


It seems like this Winter will never end!! I’m definitely dreaming of Spring! To help chase away the Winter Blues, the Quilting Gallery is hosting a Blog Hop Party.


On Friday, March 8, 2013, late in the afternoon EST, you can start hopping and enter the give aways.
The Blog Hop Party runs until Thursday, March 14, 2013, 11:59PM EST.
Go here to find a list of participating blogs. There are lots of blogs participating and hosting give aways!

Plus, I'm hosting a give away, a $35 gift certificate to my online store, Crazyquiltgirl Fabric Shop.
It will be an e-gift card, emailed to the winner. So, it is open to anyone, regardless of where you live.

To enter my give away:
Leave a comment, listing your favorite quilting/sewing notion or notions and why they are your favorite.

Would you like a second chance to enter my give away?
In a second comment, share you favorite item (or items, if you can't narrow it down to just one) in my store, Crazyquiltgirl Fabric Shop.

Winner will be randomly chosen on Thursday, March 14, 2013 11:59 PM EST.
Winner will be posted here on Friday, March 15, 2013.

Go visit my friends, who are having give aways in this blog hop party too:
Pauline, also know as QuiltnQueen
Pam, also known as mamaspark

Happy Blog Hopping!

380 comments:

  1. My rotary cutter and rulers (I cannot imagine how any quilted anything before those) and Wonder Clips (easy, fast and PAINLESS). :)

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  2. I love the Loulouthi (one of my fave lines ever)!

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  3. Favorite notion: little scissors with curved blades that allow me to trim threads very close.

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  4. Favorite items in your shop: layer cakes of Comma, Simply Color and Juggling Summer.

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  5. Paris Flea Market is my most favorite among plenty others! I am so SO glad that this fabric is back in print :) Thank you so much for this awesome giveaway!

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  6. I love the Clover seam ripper, the one with the smaller brown handle, not the white one :)

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  7. Favorite notion - Creative Grid rulers and sharp rotary blades:)

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  8. In your shop - LOVE Indigo Crossings fabric. Thank you for participating in the hop!

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  9. my favorite newest notion is my thread cone holder! I love being able to use a cone of thread in my machine and NEVER having to change it! haha!

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  10. I love my 9.5" square ruler! I use it constantly and wonder how I quilted without it.

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  11. I would love the Honey, Honey FQ bundle from your shop!!!

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  12. My favorite notion is probably my seam ripper. There are so many uses for it!

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  13. I would get a whole bunch of Ghastlies fabric!!

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  14. My favorite notion is the red Wonder Clips from Clover - I use them to hold bindings on; in English Paper Piecing; To hold multiple layers togeter in place of pins; and right now, they are helping me audtion curtain lengths.

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  15. If I were the lucky winner, I would buy as much Comma fabric as possible!! Thanks for the chance!

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  16. I use masking tape or painter's tape for hand quilting 1/4" or 1/2" lines... it works very well and doesn't mark the quilt!

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  17. I am loving Honey Honey... gosh but it is such a beautiful fabric line... sigh!

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  18. My favourite item are my little snips! Can't live without them!

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  19. Love the Color Splash batik bundle :)

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  20. My favorite is my rotary cutter and straight edge.

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  21. My two favorite notions are the rotary cutter and the Clover seam ripper. Thank you for a chance to win.

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  22. I would love some Bella solids for my Posy fabric. If I win that's what I will buy. Thanks so much.

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  23. My Purple Thang is my favorite tool. It's great for guiding and keeping fabric aligned.

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  24. The Moda Ocean View FQ bundle is fabulous!

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  25. I wish I didn't have to use it, but my seam ripper has saved me on many occasions.

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  26. Comma, Simple Marks Summer and Cherry on Top are three of my favorites.

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  27. The purple thang is my favorite tool. In fact I have three of them. I use them all the time.

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  28. Honey, Honey fat quarter bundle would be my choice for favorite.

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  29. I love Paris Flea Market! 3 Sisters have so many great lines. Yum!

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  30. I love my rotting cutting mat. It really helps when I'm trying to square up my blocks.

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  31. I really like Comma. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  32. I could not live without my rotary cutter and rulers.

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  33. My favorite notion are the Clover clips. They are great for holding binding while you stitch it - it just seems easier than pinning. Many thanks for the giveaway!
    ellen(at)myerly(dot)net

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  34. I love my Clover clips. The metal ones used to make me break out in a rash (metal allergies).

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  35. My favorite notions are my Lil Twister & the mini
    twister tools. I love how easy it makes pinwheels.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  36. I love the Riley Blake Polka Dot Stitches 10 inch
    stacker!!!! Love Lori Holt! Thanks for the chance
    to win!

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  37. I am a new quilter so I love pretty much everything! I just bought my 12 inch square ruler and I love it! I had a 9 inch square and now with my 12 inch square I can easily trim large blocks!

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  38. I love the Simply Color Jelly Roll. I want to make a granny squares quilt with it and use the extra for some decorative tea towels and quilted coasters!

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  39. I really love my rag quilt snippers. But since they don't get used often enough, I have to say that I also really love my Creative Grid rulers.

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  40. My rotary cutter is definitely my favourite!

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  41. The comma charm pack is my favourite!

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  42. I love the little bird scissors my mother gave me. (because they were from my mother)

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  43. I love the indigo crossing charm pack.

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  44. my favorite 'notions' are my camera and my cheapie sewing machine...that thing rocks.

    On your website, I LOVE the batiks. I would be eternally happy to be buried with them :)
    textilerecycler@yahoo.com

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  45. My favorite notion is my rotary cutter because without it we'd all still be tracing templates and cutting out shapes with scissors. Thanks for the chance to win

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  46. Can not do with out my seam ripper

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  47. seam ripper....I always mess something up!

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  48. Loving the Indigo Crossing range

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  49. Oh the honey honey fabric!!! Love it!

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  50. my newest favorite notion is a Strip Stick - i haven't burned any fingers since i started using it to press open seams - woo hoo!!!

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  51. Oh, definitely the binding tool ruler. Man is that thing ever slick!

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  52. and my favorite new fabric line in your store is Comma (because i am punctuationally challenged)

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  53. My favorite notion is my u-turn pins. That's not what they are really called, but it IS what they look like.

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  54. My new favorite is Mary Ellen's Best Press.

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  55. My favorite notion is a thimble with raised rim on the top. It makes hand quilting so much easier when the needle isn't slipping out of the little dimples. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  56. And my favorite thing in your store is Me & My Sister's Ticklish. My new favorite thing WILL be Shades of Black (when it is available).

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  57. My favorite items in the shop are the Cuzco & Honey Honey charm packs - I love kate Spain's designs!

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  58. my favorite is my rotary cutter...I couldn't do without it...

    nhsarab at yahoo dot com

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  59. my favorite from your shop is:

    Mighty Bright Lighted Seam Ripper with Magnifier

    In my old age I could use that...

    nhsarab at yahoo dot com

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  60. My quick unpick. It is often needed and makes unpicking so quick!

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  61. My favourite item in your store is La Belle Fleur. Thanks for the lovely giveaway.

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  62. I think it'd be the rotary cutter - purely because it cuts down on so much time (no pun intended!).

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  63. So many lovely things to choose from in your shop - but the Comma line really takes my fancy!

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  64. I love my rulers, they help me make things accurately.

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  65. Hands down, my seam ripper, lol!

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  66. Mt favourite thing in your shop is the honey honey FQ bundle.

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  67. Like so many others I love my rotary cutter.

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  68. I love my quilt ruler! I could not live without it. :)

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  69. My quick unpick gets far too much use, but I love my rotary cutter and square rulers!

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  70. Your shop is lovely! I have admired Heather Ross' fabric for so long that I would have to choose 'Crafty Chloe Clothes' (though I am also a huge Kate Spain fan so Honey, Honey is a close second!).

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  71. My rotary cutter and lip edge ruler. The first time I used them I was so amazed and that hasn't gone away.

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  72. I love my hera because it makes marking things so easy and I don't have to wonder if the chalk / ink / pencil will wash out.

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  73. You've got a great selection of Lecien! If I had fabric in the budget I'd happily take some of it off your hands - specifically Flower Sugar and Wunderkist (?? I forget. Wunderland? The Christmas line by the Happy Zombie gal) ;-)

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  74. It sounds lame, but my favorite quilting notion is my needle! I like to do paper piecing and applique as well as machine piecing, so I often think I'd be okay if I just had a pair of scissors, a needle, and thread.

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  75. I'm crazed over Honey Honey at the moment!

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  76. My first would naturally be a rotary cutter, along with it would be my 4" x 8" ruler. It comes in handy all the time and is never far from my machine. Hugs from Michigan

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  77. I love your pre-cuts. I think you are going to be my new favorite quilt shop. And in Michigan too. Hugs

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  78. I love my rotary cutter - how did we manage before???

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  79. I love Simply Color in your shop!

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  80. For my hexie projects and applique, I love my size 11 milliner needles. However, I also need a needle threader - lol!

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  81. I am crazy about batiks and really like the Love Letters charm pack.

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  82. I love the new clips to use instead of pins. Hubby bought me some for Christmas two years ago and I LOVE them!

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  83. Hello...thanks for this chance. I love my rulers and cutters. Couldn't live without them!

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  84. In you shop; I think maybe the lil twister ruler.

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  85. My quilting thimble. I have really small fingers and it is the only one I have ever found that does not fall off.

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  86. I can't be without my cutting mat, rotary cutter and rulers. Unfortunately I can't be without my seam ripper either, although I'd love to be wihout it.;-)
    Thanks for the chance!

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  87. I love my dresden ruler. It's always there when I need it for cutting :)

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  88. I love the Comma charm pack!

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  89. I love my Roxanne thimble! It looks like a piece of jewelry while you are sewing!

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  90. It would have to be the rotary cutters for the time they save and the accuracy.

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  91. Seam ripper, lord where would I be without my seam ripper!! LOL!!

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  92. I have my eye on several fat quarter bundles that I would LOVE to have in my stash!

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  93. Rotary cutter is my favorite

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  94. Love two things...my rotary cutter and my seam ripper. thanks for a great giveaway.

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  95. I hate to say it but my favorite is my new seam ripper with a rubber end that pulls out all of the little pieces of cut thread. I'm easily amused. Thanks.

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  96. I love the Honey Honey bundle, drooling here. My second favorite is the Ticklish charm pack, love the colors. Thanks.

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  97. I love my rotary cutter and rulers, as well as my seam ripper, because they all get a lot of use!

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  98. Can't live without my rotary cutter.

    syvisser@gmail(dot)com

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  99. If I were to win would be buying Over the Rainbow Batiks.

    syvisser@gmail(dot)com

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  100. I love my seam ripper! It gets a ot of use when I am paper piecing - it is invaluable. I actually have three - two are sort or broken and the third is brand new and SHARP so it depends on what I need to rip out depends on which of the three I use!!!

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  101. My favorite tool is the binding tool.

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  102. thank you for the chance to win. I love seam rippers!!

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  103. My Olfa rotary cutter is my favorite notion. The blade retracts automatically when I let go of the handle, which I love. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  104. The Wee Wovens FQ Bundle is my favorite in your shop. Thanks again.

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  105. I just love my roller cutter :) its almost my right hand :)

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  106. I just love the white Crafty Chloe Clothes by Heather Ross- sooo cute! Thanks so much for the great giveaway!

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  107. I really love the new Clover binding clips - no more pin pricks or thread snags.

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  108. Oh, I have to say it is the rotary cutter--not more templates, tracing, scissor cutting.

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  109. You carry Dresden rulers at your store. I think they are great because they make cutting wedges so easy.

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  110. My favorite notions are my Creative Grids rulers...they don't slip and are easy to read. Thanks for the sweet giveaway!

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  111. Love the Over the Rainbow batiks Sunrise that you carry in your shop.

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  112. My fav sewing notion is the scissors holder you pin to your shirt! The bestest time saver!

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  113. I like the ticklish Dessert roll:)

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  114. HI! LOVE THE "INDIGO CROSSING"!
    NEAT STORE! THANKS FOR SHARING!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  115. My favorite tool is my Sewing Machine! I love to sew on it every chance I get. Not many bells and whistles but I LOVE it! Thanks for the chance to WIN!

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  116. HI! MY FAVORITE NOTION:MY LITTLE CLEAR 6" RULER>ALWAYS KEEP IT AT THE MACHINE!
    THANKS FOR SHARING A NEAT GIVEAWAY!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  117. I'd have to say that it's the ruler, cutter and mat. I can't imagine piecing a quilt without them. My great aunt who was never married pieced quilt tops for a living back in the 50's and 60's and she cut out each piece by hand.
    wrbontrager@verizon.net

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  118. My favorite notion is my Fiskars razor point scissors. They are about the size of your average kindergarten scissors so not too big and not too small, but super duper sharp. I'd love to have them in every room in my house, cuz I'm always wanting to use them, but only for quilting. I also have a Fiskars sharpener to keep them super sharp.. super awesome.

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  119. I love my rulers and rotary cutter. hugs Alessandra

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  120. My 2.5 x 18" ruler is my favorite.

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  121. I'm loving Ticklish in every form.

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  122. I love my rotary cutter the best! Great giveaway!

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  123. Paris Flea Market is one of my favorites!

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  124. A Field Notes Jelly Roll is my favorite item in your shop.

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  125. I love my rotary cutter! I am old enough to remember when they didn't exist! Yikes! Couldn't cut without it!

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  126. Ummmm it's got to be the rotary cutter - brilliant invention x

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  127. I love my rotary cutter too! So helpful!

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  128. And in your shop I just love Simply Color!

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  129. My favorite notion is my 1/4" foot but couldn't do without my rotary cutter! Thanks!

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  130. My favorites are Posy, Comma and Noteworthy! Thanks!

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  131. My favorite tools would be the rotary cutter and mat , can't imagine being without them.

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  132. My rotary cutter because I don't like cutting with scissors. Thanks for the generous giveaway!

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  133. I'd choose INDEPENDENCE TRAIL Layer Cake by Minick & Simpson for Moda Fabrics.

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  134. I love pretty much anything moda so my favorite is Field notes ! Thanks again for the chance.

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  135. Misty fuse, 505 spray basting, Martelli rotary cutter

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  136. My favrourite notion would be wonderclips... they are just so easy!! And cheery to boot :)

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  137. I am thrilled you have this jelly roll
    http://www.crazyquiltgirlfabricshop.com/servlet/the-3938/petite-odile-jelly-roll/Detail

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  138. I love the angler 2 it makes doing HST so easy!

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  139. I would choose Comma. Love that line. Also loving the Pumpkinville Quilt Kit. Thanks for offering such a great prize. Everyone loves to fabric shop! :) xo

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  140. Favorite notion.. seam ripper. It's really a love/hate relationship, but I do love having it around, it makes those little fixes so much easier!

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  141. My ripper is my favorite notion. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  142. My mom got me a magnetic needle keeper for Christmas and I really like it! It is so handy!!

    Thank you for a lovely giveaway!

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  143. My favorite notion right now is definitely the Clover Wonder Clips.

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  144. One of my favorite items in your store is NOTEWORTHY Layer Cake by Sweetwater for Moda Fabrics.

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  145. my favorite sewing notions are my rotary cutter and rulers. so much faster than scissors!

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  146. Today my favorite is field notes. Lovely shop!

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  147. My favorite notion, by far, is my rotary cutter. I can't even imagine cutting everything with scissors!!

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  148. I love that Posy layer cake in your shop!

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  149. I have been eyeing INdigo crossing

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  150. Seam ripper, rotary cutter and wonder clips. Can't imagine sewing without them!

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  151. I love my needlethreader. I would actually like another one but they are pricery. Thank you for the chance.

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  152. My favorite notion is my rotary cutter! Mine is the one that you squeeze the handle to pop the blade out, so when you let go the blade goes back in. Thanks for a chance to win! :)

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  153. I love the Comma line of fabric right now! Thanks for another chance to win! :)

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  154. I like the Felicity fat quarter bundle.

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  155. Oh I love ticklish on your shop.

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  156. Love my rotary cutter, blue washout markers, and Supreme Slider and FMQ gloves! Not to mention my 15" square ruler. Great giveaway, now off to open your shop link!

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  157. I love the Grow with Me line. thanks for a great giveaway!

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  158. I couldn't make it without my Olfa ergonomic rotary cutter!

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  159. The Ticklish collection is so bright and cheery, perfect for spring!

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  160. I don't know what I would do without my rotary cutter and cutting mat!

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  161. My favorite notiosn are. rotary cutter, lint roller and my tiny little seam ripper that came with my Babylock machine that is super duper sharp.

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  162. I really like both the tickelish and flirt charm packs.

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  163. I love rulers. I need them to trim everything to size. What did people do before these things?

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  164. I don't think I could live without my rotary cutter. I'm also a little crazy for rulers, I always seem to *need* a new one :)

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  165. As for a favorite, that's so tough! I love the collection of moda basics that can round out just about any project.

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  166. I must say it is my seam ripper. I hate when I have to use it, but it is a very good helper :)

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  167. I like my seam ripper as it gets a fair amount of use. I really notice not having it when I misplace it.

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  168. At the moment i am totally loving Comma.

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  169. My favorite sewing notion is rulers and templates. I love the ease of cutting with them both.

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  170. I'm loving SIMPLY COLOR 40 Fat Quarter Bundle by V and Co. for Moda Fabrics! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  171. My favorite notions are my large & small cutting mats, my rotary cutter & my OmniEdge 24" ruler with the "lip" that fits over the edge of my mat. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  172. Sure wouldn't mind having some Marmalade. So pretty!

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  173. awesome giveaway, aside from the ruler/mat and rotary cutter..... lately I've been using the add a quarter 1/4" ruler for foundation piecing.

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  174. Love my rotary cutters, both small and large.

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  175. I'm still in the mood for a blue and white quilt, so Indigo crossing gets my vote.

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  176. Some marmalade and posy would be nice!

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  177. I can't live without my rotary cutter and my thread cutter. You are very generous with your gift certificate. One of us will be shopping her little heart out and chasing away those winter blues. Thank you for being a part of the Blog Hop and giving all your followers a chance to win.

    Sandi Timmons
    sandit1@sbcglobal.net
    Sonora, CA

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  178. I love using my thread snips while I am sewing at my machine.

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  179. I love everything batik so it would be hard to choose which one.

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  180. Wow! What a great prize! I skimmed over your fabric shop and I felt like I always do when I go into my favorite Quilt Shop..... dizzy from all the goodness surrounding me. All of your fabric choices are beautiful... it would take me hours, hours and hours to make a decision!

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  181. I do not know if this qualifies as a notion - but I lOVE LOVE LOVE my 1/4 foot because it has a edge - so I may not have a true 1/4 seam - it certainly never goes larger!

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  182. My seam ripper and thread snips are my favorite notions so I can cut thread fast.

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  183. I love Flirt by Sandy Gervais from your shop :)

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  184. I'm in a love relationship with my seam ripper. We frog on a regular basis...ripit, ripit, ripit!!! Thanks sew much for this chance to win your generous giveaway :-D
    back2loghome (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  185. My pin cushion(s). I used to have them sitting on a shelf and poked myself everytime I reached in the pin box for a pin. Then Eureka! I realized what pin cushions are for. I have them scattered all over my sewing space and they all get used.

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  186. Okay, entry #2 was extremely hard. How can I possibly pick a favorite from your shop?!!! This is just one of MANY temptations to be had: http://www.crazyquiltgirlfabricshop.com/servlet/the-4584/over-the-rainbow-batiks/Detail

    Thanks for this second chance to win!

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  187. I love Moda Marbles - they are such great blenders. I'd love to have the Citrus 10 fat quarter bundle.

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  188. I couldn't quilt without my rotary cutters and rulers. Thanks for the chance win.

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