Tuesday, July 19, 2011

A Fabric Lovers Dream ... GIVEAWAY!

 I have a serious addiction An addiction that drives my poor husband CRAZY. It fills an entire closet in my laundry room and four shelves and two baskets in my office, but it's something that I don't ever want to be cured. Yes, friends, I am a FABRIC HOARDER and I am not ashamed to admit it. 

Who's with me? C'mon you know you are too. How can you resist those cute prints? That soft flannel ... And the KNITS! How fabulous is it that we can now buy ready-to-wear quality knits! And don't even get me started on laminated cotton! Are you kidding me? AHHHHH! Now you *might* think: "Wow Paige!" "I'll bet you sew so many things with all of that fabric"! 

CONFESSION: I haven't actually sewed ANYTHING since March! I have a boatload of great patterns, a sewing machine (and serger), plus all of that BEAUTIFUL fabric all at the ready ... I have got to get going! 

I've got to quit buying and sew! 

Will that ever happen? 

YES! Well sort of ... 


Jo and I had the pleasure of meeting the lovely ladies of Riley Blake a few weeks ago for lunch. Let's just say I was in HEAVEN hearing all about their new lines and workings of a fabric business. It was so interesting ... Especially for a fabric gal like me. Plus, Jina and Cindy are seriously the nicest people! I just can't give up my addiction with them around! And who would want to? 

Here is their booth at Quilt Market: 




It was FABULOUS! And that darling fabric tree? It now resides at our dear friends Kim and Kris's new store in Logan {My Girlfriends Quilt Shop}. If you're in their neck of the woods, you MUST stop in! I just visited on Friday, but that's another blog post and another enabler to my fabric hoarding! 

Riley Blake is one of my favorite fabric companies. I was lucky enough to work with their fabric on some projects for Making Memories last fall:




I even had enough left over to make an owl for Emma using my friend Anj's Pattern.



She loves her:). 

Not only do they have GREAT fabric, but Riley Blake also carries matching trims, buttons and other accents called "Sew Together". How many times have you wanted to rip your hair out trying to match rick-rack or buttons to your fabric? Now Riley Blake has you covered. Plus, they have pom-pom trim which is perfect for little girls skirts!  I have a pattern all ready and just enough of this fabric by Riley Blake designer Lila Tueller to get started! Yes! I can FINISH a project! 



 You really have to head over to www.rileyblakedesigns.com and see for yourself. Plus, they're having a contest right now where you could win a Beach Cruiser bike or a Caribbean CRUISE! 

Click HERE for the details!


So you can see how great I think their fabric is. 

Do you want to find our for yourself? 

Well OF COURSE you do! 


Look what I have to giveaway ...



Two Rolie Polies bundles! 
{22-2.5"x44" cuts}



Lola's Posies by Lila Tueller 
and

Happier by Deena Rutter



All you need to do is comment and let me know which Riley Blake fabric line is your favorite ... It's going to be hard ... I warn you! 

*If you LIKE them on Facebook, give yourself an extra entry
*If you follow my blog give yourself an extra entry

I'll close out the comments on Wednesday, July 27th at Midnight (MST) so please get your posts in by then~I don't want you to miss out!



ETA: Since the new issue of WHERE WOMEN CREATE is being released this week, how about I sweeten the giveaway ...



Yes! If you're the lucky winner, you'll get the latest copy of WWC! 

GOOD LUCK 
and
Have a great day friends!  

Oh, and I'll never stop hoarding, but maybe COLLECTING sounds better? 

Are you with me? 

171 comments:

  1. I love Farm Fresh! It is so cute!

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  2. Sew Cherries has to be my favorite...so sweet!!!

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  3. I loves Alphabet Soup now :)
    Thanks for the chance!!

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  4. Extra entry - following your lovely blog via GFC..

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  5. Extra entry- liked Riley Blake page in FB too ^^

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  6. I love the farm fresh line, it is so cute, but I have to say I have been a fan of Sweet Nothings for a long time! :)
    xoxo,
    Amy

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  7. I am a follower of your blog. It was so great meeting you and your mom at the girls night out at the Blue Lemon. You are just delightful and work so hard for the creative community- I am just amazed!
    xoxo,
    Amy

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  8. I like "Happier" - so well named and the colors are so bright. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  9. I think my favorite is Lola's Posies. I love Lila Tueller!

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  10. I liked Riley Blake on Facebook :)

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  11. I am new to your blog, so glad I found you on the WWC page.
    My favorite is Promenede Cotton, of course I also like Christmas Candy.

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  12. I also LIKED Riley Blakes's FB page.

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  13. The owl makes me want to learn to sew. Like right now. Too cute!

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  14. I don't know if I can pick just one favorite!! How about three for now: alphabet soup, sweet nothings and blue floral delighted laminate.
    Thanks!

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  15. There are many I like but Sew Cherry is so cute. Thanks for the chance.

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  16. I like them on my Facebook page too!

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  17. My current fave is "Sugar and Spice," the "Sew Cherry" and "Hoo's in the Forrest" vie for second place.

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  18. I've also followed this blog. Looks like fun!!

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  19. And I'm now following Riley Blake on FB (How did I miss that before? I *luv* their stuff! I have plans for quilts for my daughters...)

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  20. I just love Hoo's In The Forest.

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  21. I like Riley Blake on facebook

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  22. I am a follower of your blog. :)

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  23. I do like Riley Blake on Facebook!

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  24. Do we have to narrow it down to just one favorite?! :) If so, I think Happier would have to be the one today. ;-)

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  25. Sooo many choices, but I would have to say it is a toss-up between Hoo's in the Forest and Farm Fresh!

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  26. I also Liked Riley Blake Designs on Facebook!

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  27. ...and I am now following your blog!

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  28. I love Lost and Found. That is one of my favorite paper collections and it seems to have turned out great in fabric as well. Can't wait to see it in person. It isn't in my local stores yet, just checked a few days ago. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  29. One of my favorites is Happier!

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  30. My favorite is Happier! Thanks sew much for the chance to win!!

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  31. I'm a stalker...er....follower of your blog!

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  32. And I liked Riley Blake's FB page!

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  33. SOOO hard to choose, but right now I really love the "Play Ball" line because that's what I'm currently doing in my 2-year old son's room. LOVE Riley Blake!!

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  34. Follower of your blog! It was so fun to meet you last week. I wish we could have chatted more. Maybe next time I won't bring my newborn and I'll sit at the same table as you!!!

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  35. OMG! How does one decide.... I just found out I am gonna be a grandma for the first time and I am overwhelmed. Want to start sewing now.... Need to know if boy or girl! Since I have to chose one I think it would be All Star. Love the stars and the colors and everything about this fabric.

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  36. LOVE the Blog and I am now a follower....

    PS Loving the OWL project

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  37. Stopped by Riley Blakes FB page and I am now a follower there too!

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  38. Oh what a generous giveaway, I don't own ANY rolly-polly's yet! LOL
    I have however, a cupboard full of scraps, printed cottons and like you - haven't done a lot with them lately. I would LOVE to win your giveaway and that OWL is adorable!! Love owls.. love the pattern and final product too!
    My fave.. hmm well I absolutely have fallin in love "LOST & FOUND"
    :)
    Thanks for your generosity!
    xo

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  39. It's a toss up - L2602-Pink

    Lost & Found - Damask

    C2621 Gold- Country Harvest - Animals

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  40. I'm not familiar with this line of fabrics, but love the new Isabella, although lola's posies looks really good as well. I'm a fabric hoarder myself. I might even have more fabric than you.

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  41. I'm now following your blog. I enjoy blogs. One of these days I'll have to start my own.

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  42. Happier would make me happy :) Sew cherries is cute.

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  43. Following and liked on Facebook! I love the Rainy Mondays they had on their Facebook page.

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  44. I am planning a pirate quilt for my 5 yr old, so I love & need some of their pirate collection!

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  45. I love lots of Riley Blake designs but I think Sew Cherry and Happier are my current favorites! Thanks for the lovely giveaway.

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  46. I 'like' them on Facebook and I would LOVE to win that Beach Cruiser! Happy to find your blog you!

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  47. Cream Daydream Floral = LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! :)

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  48. That's like asking which child is your favorite. Okay, I guess I have to say, Sew Cherries.

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  49. I love Lola's Posies - it reminds me of the 60's!! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  50. i like sweet nothings! scg00387 at yahoo dot com

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  51. I would like to check out the Riley Blakes version of minky in the Sunny Happy Skies Dreamy fabric. I bet it would make great little cover ups and travel size pillowcases!
    Kelly on FB
    Lambitious Creations on FB
    sewlambitious{at}gmail{dot}com

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  52. I follow Riley Blake on FB.
    Thank you for the extra entry.
    Kelly on FB
    Lambitious Creations on FB
    sewlambitious{at}gmail{dot}com

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  53. I follow your blog. I found you through a FB post by Where Women Create.
    Thank you for the extra entry.
    Kelly on FB
    Lambitious Creations on FB
    sewlambitious{at}gmail{dot}com

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  54. Funny you should ask, but Happier is my FAVORITE riley blake line! It is so darn cute. :) Thank you for a chance to win!

    zucchinisummer AT gmail DOT com

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  55. I soo love Alphabet Soup boy!! I have so many things I can make with it

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  56. I liked Riley Blake on FB, extra comment

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  57. I am now a follower,,extra comment

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  58. Lola's Posies are my favorite!

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  59. going to go follow you right now!
    Thanks for letting me know about the giveaway, and I'll have to go to costco this week for sure...

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  60. My fave RBD is Happier by Deena Rutter. Pure love!

    Thanks for the chance to win and LOVE your blog!!!

    catherine s.
    imaginethatdesign (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  61. I just liked them on FB...cannot believe I didn't find them before! Oh and my husband thanks you for my added addition to my similar addiction ;P

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    catherine s.

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  62. Awesome giveaway Paige - thanks for the chance to win!

    I am a blog follower :D

    catherine s.

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  63. I love Cindy Walker's collections with Riley Blake! Thanks for the fabulous giveaway!

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  64. I like the Happier cottons the best. Very appropriately named.

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  65. I really love Sew Cherry. The colors and patterns are so cheerful and bright:>)

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  66. I like Riley Blake on Facebook too:>)

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  67. This is the first I've ever heard of this line of fabrics! And they are sold at my local quilt shop, how wonderful. I like the Halloween themed fabric - so cute I can imagine a baby quilt of the flannels.

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  68. Here's an extra comment for following the blog. Thanks for such a nice one.

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  69. I love the Sweet Nothings line. I actually love all of fabric. I love the owl you made your daughter. Mind sharing who the pattern is by, or did I miss it in your post? :)

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  70. I am in love with the Sew Cherries :)

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  71. Oh yea, I am subscribed to your blog :)

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  72. I "Like" Riley Blake on Facebook.

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  73. I love Happier! Thanks for the chance with your giveaway. (Also, follow and liked)

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  74. I love Lola's Posies. Flower Power! : )

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  75. I like them all but my favorite is Trick or Treat Cottons.

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  76. I love Sweet Nothings! Adorable!

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  77. Hello from Manila, Philippines!

    Glad I found your blog, and Riley Blake!

    It's hard to choose just one favorite, but I am loving Promenade!

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  78. Extra entry: I liked Riley Blake on FB (I am Beadlady Manila there)

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  79. Tough one!! I think one of my favorites is Happier!!!

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  80. Happier is my first choice... thanks so much. It was hard to choose just one.

    debbebennett at yahoo dot com

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  81. I am a follower... thanks

    debbebennett at yahoo dot com

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  82. I liked Riley Blake on FB... thanks

    debbebennett at yahoo dot ocm

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  83. Well, what a tough decision! I think I may have to go with Domestic Deva.

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  84. My very fave fabric ( and I have 2 panels waiting for me to stitch up for the grands) is Hooty Hoot! Also love the little vampire since I am a lab tech. I feel your pain about not sewinf I keep trying to find the time since I don't get home til late but alas, I pnly dream od sewing. I'd love to win me some free FABric and a Wherre Women..... thnaks
    JUdy

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  85. I am a new follower of your blog~soo glad I found you!

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  86. I do believe "Sew Cherry" is my favorite. I'm a follower of your blog and also "Like" Riley Blake on Facebook.

    Hugs XX
    Barbara

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  87. I love lola's posies! and I liked them on FB too. :-)

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  88. Ah fabric. My weakness also. These are great designs to incorporate into a quilt and the mag. is a special bonus.

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  89. I have to agree that they are all amazing, but I think that 'Lost and Found' is my personal favorite!

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  90. I am in love with the Sew Cherries collection!

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  91. Extra entry, following your blog.

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  92. Extra entry, like their page on facebook!

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  93. I am loving that "Happier" line!!! So cute!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  94. I adore the Lola's posies. Have a plan for them so I hope I win. Thanks for chance to win. I "liked
    " them on facebook. Tried to be a follower but that option was not working tonight. Thanks again.........lilly mae at swbell dot net.

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  95. I happililey Love Happier!! LOL .... And your obsessions!! You always make me smile!
    ~~~~~~~~~~

    Vanessa!!
    RhinestoneContessa.com

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  96. Very hard to pick, but I decided on Promenade. :)

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  97. I love the Sew Cherry collection.. I love to make aprons and I can see all kinds of possibilities with these fabircs.

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  98. I am all over Christmas Candy right now! Love it!! Just got some in my house and it is so cute!

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  99. I like Riley Blake on Facebook.

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  100. sweet nothings - I like the print and I love painting designs like the ones on this fabric

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  101. Would love a chance to win the fabric and yes I have tons of fabric and I am not allowed to go shopping for more...Thanks for the chance to get more :D

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  102. Oh, yes I do follow your blog!

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  103. Love fabric and it is something I hoard among other things...but I didn't want to be known as a "pack rat" so I am a "pack armadillo" because they are much more interesting. Thanks for sharing!

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  104. Day Dream Cottons..is my fave. Thanks for the chance!

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  105. I'm a follower! Ewe, that sounds like a stalker, lol

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  106. so much fun to see the tree and the beautiful fabrics thanks for sharing

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  107. so much fun to see the photos of the tree and beautiful fabrics

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  108. I really love the Sew Cherry but there are so many of them that I love.

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  109. Extra Entry - I am following your blog. So glad I found you!

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  110. Extra Entry - I like Riley Blake on Facebook.

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  111. With a new grandson, I'm liking their coming soon line of Fox Farms

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  112. Really like the Happier line by Deanna Rutter. Great blog!

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  113. ohhhhhhhh so sweet!

    I would love Lola's Posies

    wouldnt they make an awesome skirt?

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  114. Now a fan of Riley Black on FB....
    extra entry :)

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  115. Now following your blog :) I love finding new treasures to read!

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  116. I love Alphabet Soup for girls!

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  117. I follow your blog! So great!

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  118. awesome designs.

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  119. I "like"d Riley Designs on Facebook. So cute! :)

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  120. It is difficult to choose, but I adore Sew Cherry by Lori Holt!

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  121. I "like" Riley Blake on Facebook!

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  122. Love Sweet Nothings and Daydream Cottons!

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  123. You are right, it is hard to decide, but I am going with the Happier Cottons line. So cute and fresh and happy! Oh, and I LOVE the cute owl you made. Adorable.

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  124. I would have to say Lola's Posies are my favorite.

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  125. I love "Hoo's in the forest"!

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  126. I love your blog and follow!

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  127. The promenade is beautiful. Perfect for my girls room.

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  128. I really love the "Happy" one! and how could I not "like" Riley Blake Designs after an intro like that? Oh, yes, and I'm following you too. :) Glad I found you!
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    http://www.facebook.com/pages/httpwwwrobin-giftsyoucanfeelgoodaboutblogspotcom/164509368439
    my store: http://digiprintables.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=4_219&sort=20a&page=1
    blog: http://www.robin-giftsyoucanfeelgoodabout.blogspot.com

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  129. Your were right it was hard, but what caught my eye first was the sugar and spice, gorgeous:). Thanks for the chance at a great giveaway:)

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  130. Can't make up my mind - two favorites! Sweet Nothings & Holly Jolly Collections. Precious!!

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  131. I love Wanna Be a Cowboy 2. So great! :)

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  132. I am a fan of 'happier'. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  133. Extra entry... I follow your blog!

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  134. Extra entry I 'like' Riley Blake fabrics on FB!

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  135. oops, I forgot to tell you I am old_sew_n_sew on blogger, and Judy LeVang on FB.

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  136. Happy is great. Also HAPPY to be a fabric and pattern "collector" all my life.

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  137. For your dogs choose material like nylon or cotton that will not trap heat onto your dog's body and instead allow the dog's coat to breathe.

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