Thursday, December 16, 2010

A bit of Christmas Cheer


A bit of an update on Sarah's visit. We baked up a storm, started a quilt and saved time for shopping. (always a favorite!)

The picture above illustrates the finished candle (from our last posting) wrapped up and ready to give. Sarah picked couple of boxwood branches, a sprig of tallow berries, white ribbon and a cellophane bag to gave an elegant finish. It was all I could do to resist from keeping one for myself!!!




We kept the cooking projects simple. She filled this tin with goodies made for her Grandmother. Homemade marshmallows and a couple of packets of hot chocolate mix, toffee and a pretzel recipe that I will share with you tomorrow. (A quick and tasty discovery of mine! Of course, Sarah already knew about this recipe and actually showed me how she made them.)

She began a quilt. I purchased a kit at a local shop several years ago. It's Tula Pink's fabric by Moda. Here's the first block. Sarah and I have to get together again to finish this. She did great for her first sewing project.

And now, for a bit of cheer to share with you, I have 36 prizes to give out. To celebrate our new fabric line shown at fall market, we will give 4 each of these mini-cuts per winner.


Leave a comment and you could be a winner. Will announce the winners on Saturday.

Until later,

Alma



504 comments:

  1. The candles are absolutely lovely, thank you for sharing. I would be thrilled to win swatches of your new fabrics.
    Jane

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  2. Your new fabrics look great. Please count me in. Lizzie

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  3. I just love the way your candles turned out all dressed up! Mmmm, homemade marshmallows...I always forget that I want to make some!

    Thank you for the chance at some of your new fabrics! Happy Holidays!

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  4. I love the candle idea - what a good excuse to buy some vintage containers.

    And the fabrics look great too - what little projects could I start with those, I wonder...?

    Nicky

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  5. Yummie fabbies! Please count me in!

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  6. The candles turned out beautiful, and your niece is lovely, too. Looks like the two of you had a nice time together. I would love to win some of your new fabric. I am a huge Blackbird Designs fan! I love the quilts and the cross-stitch.

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  7. Always love your projects and hints. Doing them with your niece must be so special. I would be so happy to win the fabric, so I am keeping my fingers crossed!!

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  8. I have an idea for those beautiful squares.

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  9. I absolutely love your candles and am hoping to try them myself during this holiday season. I am new to your blog and really enjoying it. The fabric looks wonderful, please count me in.

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  10. Looks like you and Sarah had a great time...lovely candles!
    Would love to win swatches of your new fabric line.

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  11. Ohhhh! Mini-cuts of your new fabric?? I love it! Your candles are fabulous! What a fun, fun gift. So glad you are passing your love for crafting and sewing on to your cute niece! I'm sure she LOVES you! Merry Christmas Alma!

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  12. I would love your fabrics. I am a stitcher and met both of you briefly at Heart's Desire camp 2 or 3 years ago. Count me in for the giveaway....could make beautiful backing or fabric frames for my BBD stitches! Debbie

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  13. I wish I had an aunt like you! It looks like you & your niece had a blast. I love the candle making idea.

    Count me in for the fabrics--thanks for the opportunity!

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  14. would love to win and give to my Mom for Christmas!!! Thanks!!! Love everything you two do!

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  15. I love the fabrics. Thanks for offering them.

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  16. These fabrics are beautiful! I found pictures on the Moda site: such lovely colours and patterns.
    I doubt about asking, but I wonder when the next pattern of the Anniversaries of the Heart series will be released.

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  17. That first quilt block looks very yummy and so fun that you're workign together on it! I'd love to be entered in your fabric giveaway.

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  18. I'm looking forward to this collection. It will be so nice to use in the quilt I going to make. I such a fan of youre designs.
    Thank you for this beautifull giveaway. And the candles are very beautifull.
    I hope you will have nice hollidays.

    Petra from Holland

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  19. All your fabric lines are just beautiful, but this new one is just outstanding. Thank you for a chance to win some of it.

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  20. Love that quilt that you and Sarah started. The candles are gorgeous too! Thank for the chance to win some of your new fabric. I could use a bit of xmas cheer about now.

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  21. Oh my goodness. Oh my soul. I want to win a mini fabric roll!
    Okay, okay...I know they aren't rolls but it was the best I could do!
    Merry Christmas sweet girl :o)

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  22. Wishing you and yours the happiest of holidays...and I would love to enter for a chance to win the lovely fabric. viv

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  23. Love the candles. Thanks for a chance to win some fabric.

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  24. Exciting . . . a chance to win beautiful fabrics! Thanks!

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  25. How wonderful, to spend this time with your granddaughter. You're building so many memories for the two of you. Your new fabric line looks incredible..

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  26. I was just laughing with your explanation of "torturing your relatives", I understand :-). Love your blog and your ideas. Please count me in.
    Have a great Christmas,
    Jana in Prague, Czech Republic

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  27. Beautifully detailed candles for Christmas ... beautiful pictures with Sarah.
    Thanks for the chance to win fabrics!

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  28. I always enjoy your crafty projects - I'd love to receive your fabric minis!

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  29. Thanks for sharing your holiday preparation with us. Wish I could be ther. Please count me in for the give away. love the new fabric line.

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  30. Isn't it wonderful when the next generation is beginning to be interested in sewing and creating.
    I would love to win some of your fabric.
    Merry Christmas!

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  31. what fun the two of you have. Wish I could help.

    Love the swatches. Would love to win them.

    Robin in snowy Virginia

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  32. Beautiful candles and fun to share the holidays and crafting with others.

    I am doing paper cutting today. Still stuck on the couch, so I thought I would see how many paper decorations I can make today,

    Debbie

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  33. My daughter and her family will be arriving tomorrow, and two out of three of the girls stitch so I can hardly wait! I would love to be entered in your giveaway--the fabbys look terrific!

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  34. Looks like you two had a lovely time and your homemade gifts are just awesome!

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  35. That post is what memories are made of ... looks like a really good time! . . . I would be thrilled to win a set of those! . . . Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  36. Your candles are beautiful! I'd love a chance to win some of your fabric, thank you!

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  37. I love the way the candles finished up!!!! What a great day to be able to share with your niece!!! Her quilt block looks great by the way. Love the new fabrics! Would LOVE to enter for a chance. thank you!
    Pam A

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  38. What a great way to pass skills on. In the last weeks both my daughters have been showing an interest agin one at 25 is mending her own clothes while the younger has actually made two skirts and a pair of shorts. Alas no interest in quilt making but that means they wont be interested in the gieveaway. Please count me in.

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  39. Love the way the candle turned out and now I want to try making them myself.

    I would love to be entered in your sweet give~away!

    Thanks!

    Tanya~friendshipcrossing.blogspot.com

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  40. What lovely candles! Looks like you'd a wonderful visit with your niece. Those fabrics look lovely - would love to be entered for a chance to win.

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  41. What lovely candles the two of you made! Would be wonderful to win a little taste of your new fabric. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

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  42. La vela ha quedado muy bonita. Me encantaria ganar sus nuevas telas.
    Un beso
    Eva

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  43. As always I love everything you do..
    You are so very generous to give away your beautiful fabric...Thanks for making all of us fabric addicts out in blog land happy, Nancy

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  44. I love your candles. What fun you and Sarah must have had! I would love to win some of these beautiful fabrics.

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  45. Hi Alma - I love your fabric collections and would love to win one of these! Please enter me in your drawing!

    Tedra Raden, Phoenix, AZ
    trsamcat@cox.net

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  46. Could this be first time I win something? Hope so :)

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  47. Those candles are so lovely. I would love to be entered into your draw for your gorgeous fabric, thankyou for being so generous.

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  48. Thank you for having this contest.

    I think it's wonderful to teach our young people that homemade gifts can be even more special than bought ones. And to work together with her in creating things is something she will always remember.

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  49. Those candles just look so wonderfull, it is a great gift.
    I would love to win some of your fabric, I have already seen it and it is just to die for so wonderfull.
    Happy Holidays Anneke ^..^

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  50. how to resist!? thank you in advance for counting me too.

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  51. I think I will make the candles next week with my daughter! Thank you for such a beautiful blog.

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  52. Just finished a quilt using your Old Primrose line. I was lucky enough to win your covered box and it had a charm square pack in it. I bought another and some yardage. It turned out beautifully. It will be on its way out east to Pennsylvania as a Christmas Gift to my in-laws. Can't wait to see the new line!

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  53. The candles are really cute, and the fabric looks great.
    Hope you have a good holiday
    Thanx for the chance to win.

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  54. You are a wonderful aunt and the candles are beautiful - what a great idea! The fabric is lovely would love some! Best wishes for Happy Holidays and a wonderful 2011!

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  55. This is awesome! Please add me to the drawing!

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  56. Thanks for the offer of the drawing! Please enter me.

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  57. Looks like you and Sarah had a great time!

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  58. Your fabrics are beautifull! My little timbles would love them,...
    :o)

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  59. I love the candle and what a great idea to use on some of my vintage glass pieces! You're niece is quite creative and what memories you are making with her.

    Would love to be included in your drawing. Thanks so much for the opportunity. Merry Christmas!

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  60. I love the new fabrics - please include me.

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  61. Hello - I so enjoy your blog. And your designs! This is my first comment ever on a blog, and I'd love to be able to finish some of my BBD pieces with some of your new fabric, so I'd love to be in the drawing!

    Kate

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  62. You won't believe this, but I had just been admiring Antique fair at Hancocks-paducah, then saw your blog and there was the charm pack! Love the reds. I'm looking for greens for your Christmas quilt froma previous book, Bundle up. perhaps. Jane

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  63. What fun you two have had. I love the candles and am going to give making them a try. They look so pretty all tied up and ready to give. What a wonderful gift! I am also excited to get the recipe you will be offering.

    Thank you for the chance at winning your new fabric line, I just think the patterns are beautiful!


    I do enjoy reading your blog and seeing the little snippets of your holiday decorations. As always, thank you for sharing!

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  64. Thank you for the chance and count me in!!!
    ciao Maria

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  65. If I do not win swatches of your new fabrics, can I be your niece or maybe your cousin? It looked like the two of you had so much fun together.

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  66. The candle looks lovely. And what a lovely giveaway! I hope you're able to post internationally as well, 'cause I would love to win one of these cute prizes. Kind regards from a Dutch male quilter.

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  67. Love the candles, envy the time with your Sarah. Would love fabrics, they look scrumptious!

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  68. What a wonderful way to spend time with your niece. I'll bet her quilt will be quite sassy when finished! Looks like your new fabrics are lovely; I'd love to make a little wall quilt from them!

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  69. Homemade marshmallows sound divine! Very decadent. How wonderful for you both to spend such a priceless day together.

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  70. Love reading your blog---This is my first time commenting ever!! Love everything Blackbird Designs!! Would love to be included in your wonderful giveaway!! The Candles are beautiful and will try to make some next year for the holidays! May your Holiday be all you wish for!!

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  71. I enjoyed following your visit...family is such an important treasure! Sounds like you girls had lots of fun! Please include my name in your give away. Merry Christmas!

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  72. I would love to win a little Christmas cheer in the form of a cute-as-can-be little bitty fabric pack. Thanks and happy holidays!!

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  73. It's so fun to see vintage things dressed up for the holidays. The new fabric looks lovely - thanks for a chance!

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  74. Wishing you and your beloved ones a very merry Christmas! and hoping for a small Christmas miracle in winning swatches :)

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  75. Oh how fun. I love Christmas contests:) Count me in!

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  76. I would love a chance to win some of your new fabric !

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  77. Lovely fabric, please count me in.

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  78. i love the way the candles turned out. And the new fabric looks yummy.

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  79. Sounds like you and Sarah had lots of fun! It's nice that you have someone in the family that you can pass on all your great sewing and craft skills to.
    Merry Christmas!

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  80. Thanks for sharing Sarah's visit with us.
    I'd love the opportunity to win some fabrics from your new line.
    Merry Christmas!

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  81. ha, love the poster who asked to be your niece, that's my request too :-)!

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  82. These fabrics are beautiful and I
    love the candles.
    Merry Christmas and a Healthy 2011.

    Lydie.

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  83. Sarah's block looks great! And the candle is just gorgeous too. Thanks for sharing photos with us. And thanks so much for the chance to win some of your new fabrics!

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  84. Love that candle! Please include my name in your giveaway!

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  85. Congrats to Sarah on her projects,Thanks for the fabric giveaway!!

    Lela

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  86. What a sweet time and a wonderful memory for your niece...the candles are beautiful!

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  87. the candle is beautiful...i would love to win the fabric! can't wait to hear from you!

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  88. How fun! Please add my name to the list that's drooling over this gorgeous fabric ;o) Thank you!

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  89. I love the projects that you and your niece shared. What fun! Please count me in for the drawing, I would love to play with some of those fabrics!

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  90. Always enjoy checking in with you! Count me in!
    Val :-)

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  91. I love the candles!!! What a fantastic idea for presents, Sarah did a superb job! And I would love to be included in your drawing for the new fabric swatches! Thank you!!!!

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  92. Love those candles. Such a great idea.

    I would love to win some fabric. oooh... fabric@

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  93. I would love to win some Antique Fair. Sounds like you have had great times with your niece. I can't wait to show my granddaughter the "ropes." Thanks for all the great designs this year. Happy Holidays! Terry in Iowa

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  94. What a great Christmas present! Thanks for offering!
    Thanks for the info on the candle. Look forward to trying that.
    I am stitching Merry Christmas from the Joyous Noel---love it. I am doing it on 40 count lambswool.
    Dede

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  95. Wow, you gals really crafted up a storm. Would love to get one of those candles as a yule gifty.
    Please enter me in your drawing.
    Tina

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  96. Please include me in your drawing. I'm so glad that you are back to posting regularly. A day without a Blackbird post and fun ideas is almost like a day without sunshine. Can't wait for the recipe!

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  97. Love your fabric! Thanks for a chance to win some!
    grif at ctsi dot net

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  98. Hi, I love your blog, I do not use to leave comments but I use to read it. I like your way very much.
    The fabrics are cute too.
    Merry Chirstmas and thank you for the giveaway.
    casquios@gmail.com
    happy holidays

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  99. Well, I never won anything....Nice to see a new post, Alma. Glad you had such a great time with the very talented Sarah! Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year!
    Angela in icy Kentucky

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  100. Way to go, your quilt is going to be fabulous, Sarah. Thanks for a chance. Holiday Blessings to all!

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  101. How wonderful to spend a special day with your niece! I love the fabrics. Please count me in as well.

    Paula

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  102. The just love the fabrics and the candles are great. I just love all the stuff that you do....

    Debbie

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  103. Sarah Is adorable the candles look yummy, I love the new line of fabric, I use your fabric for backing ornaments, they are just beautiful, I love the Beach House Pattern I am sure this is just as beautiful, I am not a quilter as of yet but do intend to take classes.
    Merry Christmas
    Please count me in on the drawing
    Catherine

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  104. Merry Christmas, and what a special treat you are offering us.

    thanks so much
    MaryB in TX

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  105. Looks like you are having a wonderful holiday season. Thanks for sharing!
    Kay

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  106. Looks like a lovely time!
    Please enter me in your wonderful giveaway.
    Blessings, Patti

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  107. Sarah is a lucky girl to have an Aunt to show her some wonderful ideas to make great gifts. Your new fabrics looks lovely - Pick me Pick me. Merry Christmas. Cathie

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  108. Pretty candle!!

    Please enter me in your drawing. :)

    Blessings, Jessica

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  109. How lovely. Can't wait til your fabric comes out.
    (Can't wait until Christmas either - you're latest book is on my wish list and I think my sister has read my list!)

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  110. the candles are lovely, what warm
    memories to both will have!
    please count me in the drawing
    Happy Holiday's
    Darlene
    mlndkn@comcast.net

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  111. Thanks for sharing and I'm looking forward to making the pretzels. A favourite with my daughter!

    Please add my name to your giveaway.

    Thanks, Viv

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  112. ooh how fun! Thanks for sharing your lovely fabric.

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  113. MERRY CHRISTMAS !
    SWEET FABRICS!
    THANKS FOR SHARING!

    jldouglas@wispwest.net

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  114. Happy Holidays! All of your projects were very inspiring - now I have to get my baking done!

    Alissa

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  115. Love the candle. Can't wait for the new fabric. Merry Christmas and a healthy and Happy New Year to you and yours.

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  116. Hi,
    I have been very busy making 11 quilts in the past 3 months for children and grandchildren and my stash is running low. I'd love to have some new fabrics. They look yummy.
    Betty in MO

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  117. What a wonderful handmade gift - the beautiful little candle! I also loved the link you provided in your earlier post and followed through with printing out the instructions for making a yarn wrapped tree. Of course some of these things will have to wait for next Christmas as I'm running out of time this year!!! Thanks for all the little tips and instructions you so generously share!
    Jan

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  118. Woo hoo! Would love to win the minis. Sarah's gifts are lovely. What a fun visit for both of you. Looking forward to the toffee and pretzel recipe.

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  119. The little gift candles are lovely! Thank you for sharing all your great ideas with us!

    Jan

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  120. What a great gift those candles will make! I loved hearing about your time with your Niece, and seeing her first sewing. Thank you for a chance at some of your new fabric.

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  121. What fabulously beautiful gifts!

    I would be thrilled to be entered in your giveaway! Thanks.

    Kathy
    katkiley@ aol .com

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  123. Sarah's quilt is lovely and bright.
    Would love to be included in your gorgeous fabric draw, thank you.
    Happy Christmas.

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  124. Enjoyed reading your post, thx for sharing. The fabric looks wonderful! Happy Holidays : )

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  125. The candles turned out great! What a wonderful idea! Love the fabrics - definitely count me in.

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  126. Merry Christmas to you and your family. I love the idea of handmade Christmas presents and try to do that as much as possible.

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  127. Nieces are so much fun and how nice that she is interested in learning from your talents. Hope to win one of your prizes and already know I would enjoy using the fabric with my X stitch.Happy Holiday to you!!!

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  128. It looks like a neat quilt based on that first block. Thanks for having a giveaway! Merry Christmas!!

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  129. Your time with Sarah is what the holidays are all about - what a great gift to share your creative talents together!
    Thank you for offering another giveaway.
    Cathlyn

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  130. Homemade marshmellows? Who has time to do that! I am jealous and am dieing to know how. Your neice is a doll! I love the candles and am going to try them this weekend. Hope I do not burn the house down. Thanks for sharing all your creativity with us. We are so fortunate.
    Patti

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  131. Homemade marshmellows? Who has time to do that! I am jealous and am dieing to know how. Your neice is a doll! I love the candles and am going to try them this weekend. Hope I do not burn the house down. Thanks for sharing all your creativity with us. We are so fortunate.
    Patti

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  132. Looks great this fabric, like to have a change in your give away! Thanks for organizing this

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  133. Love your blog, and all of the projects you do. Hope I win the fabric swatches.
    Sandy

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  134. What beautiful gifts you made. Great job! I bet you and Sarah had a wonderful time together. Thanks for the holiday giveaway. ~Kathleen

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  135. Looks as though your time shared was a blast. Candles are wonderful and to make them ones self all the better. Thanks for the post :)
    Merry Christmas Karin E:)

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  136. Lovely candles! Lovely quilt start, too!
    Please enter me for the fabric :D

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  137. Really like how you packaged the candle. It's simply elegant.
    Would love to win a packet of that beautiful fabric.
    Merry Christmas.
    Pat..in snowy VA

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  138. The fabric is wonderful and the candle delicious.

    Thanks for the opportunities and good luck to everyone!!!!!
    *__^

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  139. Oh, please enter me in your giveaway. I'd love to win. Thanks. ~Ann

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  140. What wonderful projects you did together...what fun! I'd love to win some of those swatches...count me in, please.
    Pam

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  141. I love the packaging of the candles. It must have been so much fun to have company to create with.
    Merry Christmas Alma and Barb.

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  142. Your new fabrics are gorgeous! I'd love a chance to win some! Thanks!

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  143. It's been a while since I made candles, and your blog jogged me memory. Your fabrics look wonderful. Kathie L in Allentown

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  144. Looks like you both had a lovely time.
    I would love to win some of your beautiful fabric.
    Happy Christmas.

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  145. Sounds like you've had great fun with Sarah. Beautiful candles, and her quilt is looking so good. Maybe if I win some of that lovely fabric I will try my hand at quilting too, although the sewing machine and I have a bit of a love/hate relationship.
    Mary

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  146. Very pretty candle. Would love to win some of your new fabric. Thank you.

    Darlis

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  147. The elegance of the candle and fabric are so appropriate! And these are a few of my favorite things....la la Happy Holidays!

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  148. Your candles turned out so pretty, I thought they would be more difficult to make but I think I could handle this project! Your fabrics are lovely thank you for the chance to win some.
    Merry Christmas to both of you and your families!

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  149. What pretty fabrics you are giving away! :)

    I love the Tula Pink block - it will be a glorious quilt.

    :) Linda

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  150. Love the candles!! Please count me in your give away...those mini charms are adorable!!
    Thanks for the chance to win them!
    Paulette

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  151. These candles are gorgeous! Thanks to you and Sarah for sharing! Your new line of fabric looks so yummy!
    Happy Holidays to you and yours!

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  152. The candles are a great idea. I also love your new fabric.

    Pls enter me in your draw.

    Merry Christmas!!!!!
    Lynn

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  153. Please add me to your drawing. Love all your fabric lines and books. Merry Christmas!

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  154. I love the candle made in something other than what is expected...The fabric looks beautiful.

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  155. Love the candles. Of course the fabric is great too. Thank you for the opportunity to win.
    Mary

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  156. The candle is beautiful. Please include me in your giveaway. Merry Christmas.

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  157. Your new fabrics look wonderful. Please count me in. Finger's crossed..

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  158. What lovely homemade gifts! So beautifully done!

    Please enter me in your giveaway.

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  159. Sarah definitely takes after her aunt in the crafty department...everything turned out lovely!!

    Please throw my name in the drawing for that delicious fabric!

    Happy Stitchin & Merry Christmas
    Terri

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  160. Those new fabrics seem awesome.Thank you for the chance to
    win.
    Merry Christmas.

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  161. The fabrics look lovely. What a generous giveaway.

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  162. Looks like you two had a wonderful time! Thanks for the chance to win..I love your new line!

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  163. I'm going to try some of those candles. What a great gift. I'd love to win some of your beautiful fabric.

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  164. Put my name in the hat, please! Merry Holidays! Diane

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  165. I love your blog. Please count me in. Thanks for a chance to win some fabric. Merry Christmas to you and yours!
    Natalia from Peru.

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  166. Its the first time I logged into your blog.
    Lovely candles. The fabrics look great, please count me in.
    Sylvia A from Holland.
    Have nice day.

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  167. What good times you had to go with Sarah, your candles are superb and you have done well.
    Thank you for engaging ...
    Annick

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  168. It would just make my Christmas to win anything from you~~~ Thanks so much for the chance at this wonderful giveaway~~~

    Faye

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  169. love the candle idea...the fabric is beautiful...love to win some!

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  170. Love the candles. Sounds like you had a great time with Sarah. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  171. Thank you for your beautiful blog Alma.

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  172. Love the new fabric line
    Sherrell

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  173. What a great idea...you always have the best on the blogs!!! Would love to win!!!

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  174. Happy Christmas Alma. Please include me, I do love your fabric.

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  175. i just LOVE your fabric and i thank you very much for the chance of winning some. Irene

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  176. Love the candles and the ideas of homemade marshmallows. Would love the fabrics!

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  177. love reading your blog - I don't comment as often as I should - NY resolution to comment more and let bloggers know their posts are really appreciated ;-)

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  178. Pick me! Pick me! :D I love your fabric - it's always just right for the way design is heading these days... This blog is so fun to keep up with, I've been a follower forever!

    julie

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  179. How great to get together to bake, quilt and be crafty. If only we all could do this more often!
    Christa

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  180. What a wonderful aunt you are! Memories for both of you for a lifetime... and a new quilter too.

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  181. Making candles seems like a fun project. They are so pretty. The fabrics look beautiful.
    Peggy

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  182. The candles look very elegant and fun to make. Your fabrics look beautiful.

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  183. It looks like you and Sarah had a wonderful, productive visit. I love the candle. Thank you for the generous giveaway, I would love to be entered in your drawing.

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  184. I'd always love to have new fabric, especially yours!!
    Brenda

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  185. Great ideas as usual. Your candles are lovely and I would love to have some of your fabrics. I love your quilts and cross stitch.

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  186. Great candles! Love the look of the new fabric, please enter me into your draw.

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  187. Wow! What great projects. She is following in your footsteps it looks like. Lucky girl! Please enter me in your giveaway. Thanks.

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  188. What a luicky girl - to have an Aunt who is so much fun to "play" with -- and what a lucky Aunt to have such a great playmate! I'd liove to have some of your new fabric to play with!

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  189. Thanks so much for sharing! I really enjoy your blog and have learned a lot. Merry Christmas!

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  190. thanks for sharing about the candles...looks like i might have another project to try...and love the new fabric squares :)

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  191. Loved seeing all the holiday projects Alma - the quilt block is wonderful for a first attempt - your niece must share your talent.

    Please enter me in your drawing - I would love to win some new moda fabric! Melody
    mbryan10@comcast.net

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  192. What fun and pretty projects. Homemade marshmallows? That's the 2nd time I've ssemthat mentioned. Bet my 4 yr old would love 'em.

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  193. Mmmm! Homemade marshmallows! The new fabrics look great. Count me in!

    Edie

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  194. Gorgeous home made treasures .
    Please enter me for your giveaway ,
    thanks

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  195. Baking, shopping and starting a quilt. That is a lot to get done. Thanks for the give away.

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  196. I love your blog and the new fabric looks great. Please enter me in the contest. Thanks for the chance.

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  197. What a lucky niece!!! Can't wait for your new line of fabric to come out!!

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  198. Alma! Such a cheery, holiday posting! Your new fabrics look simply lovely! Am looking forward to the new book in February--love, love your designs!!

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