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Monday, 3 December 2012

A Big Hello....


....and welcome if you have come here from the Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day!


I hope that you will take the time to look around to see what I get up to over here, and also leave me a comment so that you can be in with a chance of winning one of my kits.
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Each kit contains everything you need to create a Art Quilt mini using my unique hand painted fabrics.
Stitch yourself or give as a gift to a crafty friend!
More details of what each kit contains can be found in either my Etsy or Folksy shops.
(Giveaway details at end of post!)

In other news, a copy of Laurie Wisbrun's latest book arrived this morning, and she has again included a photo of some of my hand painted fabric.


This is the U.K. version which has a different cover to the U.S. version


It is a thrill to see my name in print.

Giveaway details.
Leave a comment telling me which of my kits is your favourite, and if you are lucky to be chosen I will send that kit to you, wherever in the world you might be.
Giveaway is open until December 7th 5 p.m. PST, which by my calculations is about 1 a.m. in the morning here in the U.K. so I will chose and announce the winner on December 8th.
Good Luck everyone and Big Thank You to Sew Mama Sew and all who have entered.
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143 comments:

  1. Oh mercy - so hard to choose! All are so gorgeous, but I think the bulrushes are my choice! Thanks for the chance!

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  2. you are so generous!!
    my favorite kit is the Moon Gazing Hare... gorgeous!

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  3. Ah, if I was to win, I'd be wanting to spread the joy of quilting with an newbie crafter, and, I know she'd love any one of your delicious kits Deborah .....

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  4. Thank you for a wonderful give away! I would really enjoy making that sweet hare with the moon! I'm happy to hear that your work has been featured again! x Teje

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  5. These are simply fabulous! Love the Moon gazing Hare! Just a very creative piece! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  6. How was I unaware that you had kits? The poppies are calling to me. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  7. How cool- love the pebble stack!

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  8. I could be here forever dithering, so I am going to say pebble stack as they remind me of my favourite quilt.

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  9. ohohohohoh I can't decided between the rabbit and the pebbels. I will have to let the coin decided - and it's the rabbit. Thanks for the chance!

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  10. Bullrushes I think is my favorite. that or solitary sunflower....oh the decisions.

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  11. If this is open to your regular readers too I'd go for the moon gazing hare! Always lovely work.

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  12. I have always loved your moon gazing piece, would love to make that.

    Debbie

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  13. Very difficult to choose but I think I would pick the sunflower.
    I am part of an on-line messageboard community and sunflowers woule remind me of all those friends.

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  14. I like the pebble stack. It just makes me smile.

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  15. I love the poppies! Thank you!

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  16. Love the poppies! And I especially love finding new blogs like yours!

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  17. If I should be the lucky winner, I would choose the bull rushes kit.
    Congratulations on having your fabric published!

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  18. I like the moon gazing hare. He is so neat!

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  19. Wow! Gorgeous kits. I love the moon gazing hare. Thank you!

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  20. These are just stunning, thank you for sharing. I would love the Solitary Sunflower kit the most, but I am also taken with the Moon Gazing Hare. It would b einteresting to know which kit proves the most popular with everyone.
    ks(dot)eyles(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

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  21. It's a tough call between the bull rushes and the pebble stack...Pebble Stack!

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  22. Such a tough decision...I love the bull rushes AND the pebble stack. I'll go with bull rushes. Thank you for the wonderful giveaway! :)

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  23. I love the Moon Gazing Hare Mini Art Quilt Kit

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  24. Gorgeous! My favorite is Solitary Sunflower.

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  25. All of these are wonderful! My favorite is Bull Rushes. Thanks for the chance at your giveaway.

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  26. WOW WOW WOW these are too cool, love them all! thanks for the giveaway!

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  27. I love the Pebble Stack.

    carolinebock1 at yahoo dot com

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  28. Bull rushes. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  29. Sunflowers are my favorite flower, but in this case, I think I like the sunset tree best.

    em_komiskey@yahoo.com

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  30. these are all beautiful. i like the bull rushes one best (although a tough choice)

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  31. oh my those quilts are beautiful! I would be happy with any of them, but the rabbit is stunning.

    I have never made anything so nice

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  32. I love them, you can pick for me

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  33. Your designs are beautiful! I love the stacked pebbles the best, but I have a Watership-Down-loving friend who I would love to make the sky-gazing rabbit for even more. :-)

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  34. I like poppy Field it is beautiful

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  35. I would love to learn to make an art quilt! Moon Gazing Hare is my favourite!

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  36. I love the poppy field! So pretty!

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  37. I like moon gazing hare

    Desiree-- weeshareblog@gmail.com

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  38. They are all very pretty and I'd like to learn to do this. I think my favorite is Pebble Stack. Thank you!

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  39. My favorite is Solitary Sunflower -- but I have to admit, I love all of them!

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  40. They are all lovely, but I would choose Moon Gazing Hare. Thanks for a wonderful giveaway.

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  41. Wow, those kits are amazing! My favourite is the Pebble Stack.

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  42. Congratulations on having your work included in Laurie's new book!
    I like the Hare and the Bulrushes kits best!

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  43. I like the Moon Gazing Hare Mini Art Quilt Kit. I have been wanting to try art quilts.

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  44. Hi Deb
    Your signature blue hare is beautiful... but so are all your kits.
    Best wishes Ros

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  45. Your kits are amazing!!! I love the Moon Gazing Hare kit!

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  46. They are so pretty....Art Quilt Kit Bull Rushes would be my fav.

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  47. It has to be the Moon Gazing Hare. It brings back poignant memories of my Mum and our love of them. So mystic but so natural and inquisitive all at the same time. Utterly fabulous

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  48. Oh I like you!! I'm so glad you joined the giveaway so I could meet you. Your little quilts are amazing and that fabric shown in the book? Wow!

    I adore the Moon Gazing Hare. It just touches a chord in me.

    Thanks for the chance.

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  49. My favorite is Moon Gazing Hare. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  50. Your kits are gorgeous. Pebble Stacks is my favorite. I've signed up to follow you--one of the best things about Giveaway Day is finding new blogs to follow.

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  51. Moon Gazing Hare Mini Art Quilt Kit
    is so cool..Love it

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  52. Art Quilt Kit Moon Gazing Hare are very nice

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  53. I love the poppies... Our state flower :-)

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  54. I like the sunflower. I grow them in my side yard!
    beth(dot)sebastian(at)gmail(dot)com

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  55. I love the poppy field kit. Thanks!
    kristie_keely(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  56. I really like bull rushes. I have never tried an art quilt thanks for the chance to win a kit to try!

    jenniffier at gmail

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  57. What a wonderful giveaway! I'd be thrilled to win and would choose the Moon Gazing Hare kit.

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  58. oh that's difficult choice... I'll go with the moon gazing hare - love the lines in it!

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  59. The moon grazing hare. It is so cool. Thank you for the chance.

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  60. I really love the Moon Gazing Hare.

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  61. Oh, I LOVE the poppy kit, how gorgeous! I have such a thing for poppies. Lovely.

    (clumsy.chord(at)gmail.com)

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  62. Moon gazing hare is my favorite. Thanks so much!

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  63. I love the colors in the poppies kit!

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  64. I like the moon gazing hare the best. Beautiful fabric too!

    starsandsunshineblog at gmail dot com

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  65. I think poppy field just *barely* beats out the pebble stack. I would have to go with poppy field!
    peachstateme (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  66. All your kits are amazing! I do like the rabbit but rabbits are not forbidden at our home. :( so my second choice is the tree with the red sun behind the branches. Beautiful!
    Barb@Witsend

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  67. These are all so beautiful. My favourite is the bullrushes- but almost tid with the poppies. Amazing.

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  68. Congratulations! I greatly admire your work so it is well deserved.

    My favorite kit is the rabbit gazing at the moon. If I don't win it, I will just have to purchase it (along with a few others). Thanks for being so generous!

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  69. I love the moon gazing Hare. It would look lovely in my office someday (once I graduate vet school :D)

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  70. Wow! I think I would choose the Moon Gazing Hare!

    erikawithak.vintage at gmail.com

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  71. Congratulations on a well deserved inclusion in the book. HOW cool is that?!? I love all your kits but think my favorite is / are the Pebbles. Thanks for the opportunity!

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  72. This is so exciting! I've never done an art quilt before and I love your "poppy field" kit. Thanks for the giveaway! adriprints(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  73. They are all so beautiful but my favorite is the Moon Gazing Hare.

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  74. I like the Poppy Field best, however, it is hard to decide, all the patterns you show on this post are beautiful!

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  75. I like the Moon Gazing Rabbit and Sunflowers but any would be great!

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  76. The Solitary Sunflower kit! I love sunflowers!

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  77. i liekt he poppy fields and bull rushes

    radiyas(at)gmail(dot)com

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  78. It's so hard to choose. I love the sunflower, but the moon gazing hare is amazing, so if I win I would like the hare

    Thank you

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  79. The rock, poppies, I loved your shop, this is the direction I want my quilting to go , so its wonderful I found you. I signed up for fB, email, and google and will be back.. lovely work.

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  80. All so pretty! I love the poppys!

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  81. I love the bullrushes, and the poppies!

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  82. They are all so lovely. I'm drawn to the pebbles but the Moon Gazing Hare is adorable too. You make such great projects!

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  83. I love the Solitaire Sunflower and a close second is the cattails. eatkin85(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  84. Your poppy kit is my favorite. It reminds me of the poem, "In Flanders Field".

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  85. Gorgeous and truly unique! I would definitely choose pebble stack - I have a stack of stones like that that I collected at the beach! Many thanks!
    ellen(at)myerly(dot)net

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  86. Bull Rushes... I live on a lake and have actually planted them before on eroding lake shore. Thanks for a great giveaway~!

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  87. They are all so beautiful and unique. I really like the Moon Gazing Hare. Thank you!
    anglanouette(at)gmail(dot)com

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  88. Wow they are all sensational! I think my favourite is the Moon gazing hare.

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  89. I love the moon gazing hare. Thanks for the opportunity on the draw and Merry Christmas to you
    bonnielarson58@gmail.com

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  90. The moon gazing hare. My husband would love it, too. He had bunnies as a child. Thanks for the chance to win! akmajor (at) gmail (dot) com

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  91. These are gorgeous. I love the pebble stack. Thanks so much for the great giveaway!

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  92. I love Moon Gazing Hare. It is my favourite of your kits and it looks beautiful. I would love to have one of them for my sewing room or to hang over my bed.

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  93. I love the Moon Gazing Hare. It is AWESOME!

    Thanks for the chance to win.

    ktreve(at) hotmail (dot) com

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  94. I like the moon gazing hare.

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  95. Pebble Stack. Thanks for chance to win.

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  96. Definitely the Bull rushes. Love the blue back and different browns.

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  97. I love the moon gazing hare! Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  98. They all look great, but if I have to pick one, I think it will be the Bull Rushes.

    Thanks!

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  99. I love the Bull Rushes most! The hand-painted fabric is awesome!


    pinkmalice at mail.ru

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  100. Thanks for the chance to win! I would choose the Moon Gazing Hare kit.

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  101. Wow! Those are beautiful and unique. I really can't decide between the Solitary Sunflower and the Poppies. I would be thrilled to have either, so if I win, SURPRISE me!

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  102. Gorgeous designs! I like the moon gazing hare the best. Thanks for the chance to be in to win it! :-)

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  103. I love the moon gazing hare.

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  104. SO difficult to choose just one! LOL I love the Solitary Sunflower.

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  105. I have never even thought of trying an art quilt before! I was instantly drawn to your pebble stack - it reminded me of a place I visited in New Zealand that visitors stacked little pebble piles by a creek! There were hundreds of stacks there.

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  106. I love the Bull Rushes! your kits are lovely!

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  107. That must be so exciting to be in a book! There are a few kits that I'm really drawn to but the Moon Gazing Hare Mini Art Quilt Kit is amazing and unlike anything I would usually work up my nerve to try. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  108. I love the Pebble Stack and the Pebble Shore. Thanks for the chance!

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  109. I love the moon gazing hare. That bunting quilt is really sweet too.

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  110. The poppies - I've always loved that flower.

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  111. I love the Solitary Sunflower. It is absolutely gorgeous. Thank you for giving us a chance to win one of your fabulous patterns.

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  112. The kits are all lovely but since I live on a lake I would choose Bull rushes. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  113. These are so pretty. I would choose the sunflower and make it for my middle daughter. It's her favorite flower. Thanks for participating in the Giveaway Day.

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  114. Beautiful! I love the bull rushes and sunset tree!

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  115. I love the sunflower kit.
    thanks for the chance!

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  116. I love sunflowers but I think moon gazing hare is my favourite, there is a real emotion to the piece.

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  117. I'm almost overpowered by how beautiful they are. Bull rushes is my favorite, I think. They are all astounding.

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  118. The Bull rushes art quilt kit is definitely my favorite! I love the greens and the browns. It would look beautiful in my living room or my dining room!

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  119. I really love the bull rushes quilt. You are quite talented!

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  120. The Moon Gazing Hare is just so cute. I'd love to try my hand at "art quilting"

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  121. Pebble stack is definitely my favorite. It is so relaxing to look at. Beautiful.

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  122. Kits are amazing,lovely giveaway.My favs are Moon Gazing Hare kit,Pebble stuck...it will be hard to choose if I do win,thanks for the chance.

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  123. I love the Bullrushes (for myself! lol) but I would choose the Pebble Stack so I can make that for my husbands office - he is a rock collector - very lovely work! thank you!

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  124. I would love to make the Bull Rushes - or Cat Tails as we call them here! Your fabric is so lovely.

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  125. sunflower
    freesignge (AT) gmail COM

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  126. Oh, if I'm in time, I'd be happy to win that Bud Rush (am I correct with my English?) that river plants :))
    Thank you!
    Hugs from Russia,
    Masha

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  127. My word, what a choice. I am a great fan of your kits, and they are all fantastic. But if I was lucky enough to win one I would love the stacking pebbles, so remanisant of the seaside. And we have just bought a holiday home by the sea,so that would be great.
    Frankie

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  128. I love both the moongazing hare and the bullrushes - I can't decide between them! Your work really is true art.

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  129. Your kits are amazing. I love the cheerfulness of the sunflowers, the jolt of color in the poppies and the serene moongazing I would like the pebble stack to make for my son who had always loved rocks.

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  130. The bull rushes kit is gorgeous -- so serene :)

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  131. It has to be the hare and the moon for me......it is so full of magic and hope somehow.
    Congrats! your name in print is So well deserved ~

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  132. Moon Gazing Hare is just beautiful!

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  133. I like the Moon Gazing Hare & Bullrushes the best. All are quite lovely.
    nicolesender(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  134. moon gazing hare. thanks for the chance!

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