A NEW PATTERN [Let's Celebrate!]

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

I feel like I haven't had any finished projects to show lately because I've been trying to keep a few things under wraps...until now!  I've been working on 3 new patterns and the first one is ready to start giving away [but of course if you want to buy one then you can just click here.]

I'd like to introduce you to...
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe
[a Layer Cake pattern]


This pattern is perfect for beginners.  It would be so cute on a child's bed or even hung in a playroom. 


I'm dying to make it up in every color scheme...boy colors, brights, and vintage too.  Can't you just see it?
 

But, I really love this pattern because it can be made with or without the numbers, making it very versatile. 
It's scrappy, fast and fun and I hope you like it!

It might even be cute made-up in this Bliss Layer Cake...


which I want to give away [to one of you!]

My new friend, JoAnne, over at the online fabric store, Lanie Jane has donated this [much coveted] BLISS Layer Cake for one of you, my awesome friends!

She also donated some of these cute little "gem packs".
These gems measure 11" x 18" and are so dang cute.

There are 3 different themed gem packs. 
Red, Black and White:
Polka Dots:
and little girl:
Each pack has 12 gems in it, making 1 1/2 yards worth of fabric in each one!
Since there are 3 gem packs I think I need to pick 3 more winners! 

Here's the run down on this fabulous giveaway:
1st prize: Bliss Layer Cake
2nd, 3rd & 4th prizes: Gem Packs
And, of course, every winner will receive their own copy of
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe 

There are a couple of ways to enter. 
Leave a separate comment for each entry.

1.) Just leave me a comment telling me how you would make up
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe if you could
[like whom it would be for, where it would be displayed, what colors, etc.]

2.) Be a follower of this blog.  Just leave a commnet saying "follower!"

3.) Go give JoAnne at Lanie Jane some love for donating these wonderful fabric prizes.  Place an order or become a follower.  Come back and tell me what you did.

4.) Spead the word - blog about this giveaway on your blog or website and leave me a link to that post.

I'll pick the winner Monday morning!
Good luck!

201 comments:

  1. Amber, it's gorgeous! Congratulations on another fabulous design.

    I'd love to be entered into your generous giveaway. I'm wanting to try a brightly colored quilt so I'd love to do this pattern in bright fabrics.

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  2. What an adorable pattern! There are so many possibilities. I have several nieces, and of course there is always the new guest room. How cute would that be?? Thanks for including me :-)

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  3. I am already a follower of your sweet blog.

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  4. I did go to Lanie Janes blog and took a look around. However her comments are closed at this time. She has a lovely online shop.

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  5. Crazy, I know, but numbers are always green to me, so I would make this quilt in greens! Love the pattern!

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  6. Oh Amber! This is so nice!! I think it would be great to make this quilt with a kid's line from Sandy Klop! Her little people are so fantastic - it would make this quilt sing!! Great, great job! Congratulations :)

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  7. Sweet pattern! I would make it up in pink, yellow and green for my guest bedroom. I have it decorated for my granddaughters. Great giveaway!

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  8. so pretty!

    Hmmm... I like Nicey Jane for everything, but I think it'd be PERFECT with these squares. :)

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  9. Hi Amber,

    What a darling quilt! I would so make this quilt in some bright kid friendly colors and then bless my SIL with it to hang up in her preshcool classroom. Thanks for the chance to participate in your giveaway.

    Nancy

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  10. My daughter said just how much she loved red and polka dots so maybe that lovely set would be my choice. She has already dropped a hude hint about a new quilt.

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  11. Darliing and fun pattern! I definitely see it in Bliss. My sewing room/loft is being accented by these colors so I'd find a wall for it in there.
    -Christy
    christywhetten @yahoo dot com

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  12. Hi, I'm a follower and would love a chance at winning a layer cake or the 'little gems' !

    You can contact me at
    biking
    underscore dot
    at yahoo
    dot com

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  13. Thanks for the chance! Love the pattern! I would make a quilt for my 21-yr-old son, minus the numbers, in shades of blue, his favorite color.

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  14. I would love a chance to win. I would make this for my future grandchild!

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  15. This pattern is gorgeous and I would make it up in the Lilly and Willy range, I love the white in it as well. It will be perfect for my yet to be born granddaughter.

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  16. I am a follower and love your blog

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  17. oooh what a great give away! Your quilt looks like so much fun! I'd love to make one in punctuation by Moda. I'm thinking ABC's in stead of the numbers, wouldn't that be fun?!
    Love those gem packs too they're adorable.

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  18. I posted your give away on the side bar on my blog under 'give aways'

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  19. Blogged
    http://boptoni.blogspot.com/2010/09/fantastic-new-pattern.html

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  20. It's lovely! I'd make 2 - one for my little boy in blues, reds and white, and one for my little girl in shabby pinks and greens.

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  21. I would make it for ME!! With Botany to go in my new living room...

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  22. I AM A FOLLOWER! And love fabric! Any you of course! ;)

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  23. I think my nephew is soon to be due for a new quilt, so I would probably use boy colors to make this pattern... Blues, greens, maybe a bit of brown... Of course, they just redid his room, so I would have to go check out the new color scheme before I actually started working on it. I wouldn't want it to clash! Very cute pattern!

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  24. I could see this quilt in my playroom, made in the perfect playroom color combination that I haven't yet decided upon, hung playfully on the wall with some fabulous way to hang.

    Details to be decided but it would be wonderful!

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  25. Also, I am a new follower. I've been reading. Somehow I just always before missed the part where I needed to click the little button up there.

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  26. I love your new pattern! I think it would be really cute for a boy using the Hooty Hoot line.

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  27. I would make it and display it in my spare room.

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  28. Wonderful new pattern. I think I would like to do it in turquoise, pink, and brown to go with my little nieces bed sets. I would love to hang it on their wall. It would look so cute in their room. Thank you for the chance to win some yummy goodies.

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  29. I would do it in brights with jungle animals for my nephew.

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  30. I'm happy to be a follower of yours!

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  31. I LOVE... this pattern! My 2yr old grandson would get this and I think I would like to make it in yellows, oranges, greens, maybe browns too. I think I could actually handle this pattern (I am pretty new to quilting)

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  32. Oh what a fun pattern! I would use my Aunt Gracie fabrics and surprise someone with it!

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  33. Left a comment over at Lanie Jane. Very fun!

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  35. Wonderful and fresh! I think I can see fall colors; those 9patches would look like falling leaves...thanks for the giveaway!

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  36. Ohhh Amber I am thrilled for you...and I really like it...I would certainly make it...I mentioned you honourably on my blog today...with a secret shared...and I am already a follower and I am here..and you on my blog list too..blessings madame samm

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  37. p.s I would make it out of PURE fabric...I like that way too much..I have 49 yds of it...lol

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  38. Very cute pattern! I think I would make it in "boy" fabric for my new grandson when he gets old enough for a big boy bed. Thanks for the chance!

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  39. I'm a follower and very much enjoy your blog.

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  40. I LOVE this pattern and as soon as I saw it knew I would make it for my 10 year old grand-daughter. Since it is for a girl and her favorite colors are pink and red, I would have to try to get some Bliss to make it with! (Bliss seems to be elusive around here...) Wonderful pattern Amber and it is 'heart healthy' too!!! *wink*

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  41. I'm a new follower and I'm trying to get caught up with all of your past blogs. LOVE THEM!!! AND I would love to win any contest!! =)

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  42. Amber, I tried to get to Lanie Jane's blog but the only place I can get to other than her store is a July 21st entry that says "Grand Re-Opening" and it is closed to comments. So from here, I'll just have to say to JoAnne and Lanie Jane, thank you so much for donating the wonderful fabrics for this giveaway. I would also LOVE to find your blog because it looks like a delightful wonderland that I would like to explore! Is there another link I can use to find it? OH, and thanks to YOU Amber, for such a great giveaway! Hugs...

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  43. Love it! I'd make one for a little girl but would probably leave off the numbers. Or, I could use this pattern as inspiration to try applique.

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  44. Great pattern. I would make it for my grandson in blues and greens.

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  45. Amber, what a cute new pattern! I think I would like to try it first in pastels but brights would be equally as cute! Thanks for such a generous giveaway!

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  46. I love following you. You are so gifted!

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  47. I'd love to make this quilt for my daughter's bed. Beautiful!

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  48. Went to take a look at Lanie Jane shop and leave a comment for Joanne on her blog but her comments are closed. I'll keep her shop in mind though.

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  49. That is a cute quilt design...can't wait to see the other new designs!

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  50. I became a follower of Lanie Jane. :)

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  51. Great pattern, I would make this for my little one. I would choose brown, green and red colors. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  52. I'm a new follower :)

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  53. Such a pretty, pretty pattern. I'd like to say that I would make it for a grand daughter, but I don't have one yet. So, I'd make it for my daughter's recently abandoned bedroom. Thanks!

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  54. I would love to do this pattern in boys colors (blues, reds, and gray) for my boys' room. Or in purples for my niece's birthday. Or in the colors of our new playroom. Wow - possibilities are amazingly endless!

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  55. One, Two, Buckle My Shoe quilt pattern would be a great quilt for my nephew using a Pure fat quarter stack and all the numbers in a dark brown print from the line. It would look perfect on his bed.

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  56. I like this pattern and would probably make it for our home. Great giveaway.

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  57. The comments section is closed on the last blog at Lanie Janes site, so I couldn't leave a comment........................

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  58. I visited Lanie Jane shop and looked around, I love the Dayreamin Daisies quilt and the Nellie's Sewing bag. I also visited the blog, but couldn't leave a comment. I am following her on twitter now. @Btrflywmn

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  59. Oh amber, SO darling,
    how are you so creative!?
    I agree, this pattern would be darling on a little kids' bed, and i would probably do just that with it (when the time comes of course...)

    Also, can I say, I've been in love with the bliss line since I knew it was coming out... Just bought some bliss fabric for a little bag yesterday. :)

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  60. I'm already a follower. You are on the blog list here: http://www.minkasstudio.blogspot.com/

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  61. I would make it in pinks and blues for a bed in my guest room.

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  62. WHAT A FABULOUS GIVEAWAY!!!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE THE NEW BLISS LINE!!!!!

    :)RACHEL BERRY

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  63. I would like the pattern just to get motivated to quilt again! I'd love to do it in boy colors for my friend's new baby, but the girl bundle is adorable too!

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  64. Thank you for this giveaway. This would be cute for any of my grandnieces - I thinking a small bed quilt - perhaps purples with touches of light pink, aqua - maybe will let the older grandnieces help pick colors for their room. And, buy a book that has the rhyme in it for reading. Of course, if win, then will use the fabrics I win to make the quilt. mlwright29 (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  65. I visited Lanie Jane's shop and blog but was unable to leave a comment....the comments were closed.

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  66. What a great pattern. I think that I might have to follow your lead and make it up in fabrics from fig tree.

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  67. I follow your blog in my reader account.

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  68. Awww what a cute quilt. I love the numbers. I also love Bliss - my kind of colours!

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  69. I am also a happy follower of your blog :)

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  70. I would make this quilt for my daughter. I am not sure if I'd use the numbers or not, but I would incorporate pretty fabrics like some of Amy Butler's Love and Fandango by Kate Spain.

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  71. I love the idea of making it in boy colors for my friend's son.

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  72. I'm a follower and that is some gorgeous fabric!

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  73. I would make this quilt for my best friends 4 year old. A number quilt would look so cute in his room!!! Also I love bliss, so I may have to make one for myself as well. :)

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  74. My granddaughter is turning 2 this month and is getting ready for a "big girl bed". This would be perfect for her. She loves blue (and her mommy loves pink) so I would combine shades of blue and pink for her.

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  75. I think this would make a great tote!

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  76. Love the quilt! I would totally make this withe the Make Life layer cake in my stash and hang it in the kid's playroom. It's just so cute!

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  77. Very nicely done pattern and versatile too!

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  78. I am proud to be a follower of your blog. Great ideas here!

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  79. OOO... I love this pattern! I would make it for my nephew with Moda Pure.

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  80. Three four...shut the door!...LOL
    I love your new quilt pattern Amber...and I love the name too!
    You should know me well enough by now...I would make it scrappy and give it to my grandaughter Sophie Belle...who is just learning to count!
    Fun giveaway!....I have my fingers crossed:)
    xx
    lori

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  81. What a great quilt!!! I could definitely see making that one for one of my grandchildren as I do a quilt for each one.

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  82. Darling new pattern! I think it would be cute done in Katie Jump and I know a little girl that would spend all night tracing the numbers.

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  83. Your pattern is so cute! I would make this darling quilt for me to keep -- something pretty to snuggle up under and read or watch TV.

    Thanks for a great giveaway!

    xo -E

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  84. Follower :D. Your blog is so fun and this new patterns is really cute! Thanks for a lovely giveaway!

    xo -E

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  85. Have to make this quilt for our bitty Granddaughter....who I ADORE!!!! And there is a new Grandson on the way too. SEW I would make this quilt more than once!!!!

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  86. It has been my pleasure to be a follower for awhile. LOVE your blog!!!!

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  87. Great giveaway! Please count me in!

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  88. I put your giveaway on my sidebar.

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  89. Love your new pattern! Since my home decor is in the Americana theme, I would make it with those colors first & it would be for me & it would be displayed in my living room.

    debi1953@sbcglobal.net

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  90. I'm a follower!

    debi1953@sbcglobal.net

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  91. I went over to Lanie Jane's store & left her some love.:)

    debi1953@sbcglobal.net

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  92. Your pattern is so sweet and it would be so fun made up as a kids quilt, in pinks and browns for a girl or blues and browns for a boy. I have some nieces who would love it and perfect for learning numbers. Thanks for the great giveaway, I covet that Bliss fabric.

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  93. I went over to Lanie Janes blog and I'm putting her in google reader as I don't see she has a follow set up. Thanks for the chance to win Amber.

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  94. I think this pattern would look really cute in the new American Jane Punctuation. We have friends who just adopted a little girl from China and this would be a sweet quilt to give her.

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  95. It's a fabulous quilt! I love the colors you chose and would probably do something similar. We have lots of new babies coming in our son/DILs circle, so there would be many recipients to get such a quilt! Thanks so much for the awesome giveaway!

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  96. I'd do it for a boy and scrappy. I do love you the fabrics you used though. Thanks for the giveaway - - I'll keep my fingers crossed. :)

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  97. Great pattern, Amber. I'd love to do it with Bliss. I have a charm pack of Bliss and an in love... I think I'd try it without the numbers to begin with...I'm chicken! :) Thank you for a great giveaway opportunity!

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  98. I'm following Lanie Jane now too, thanks to you. (thru google reader)

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  99. FOLLOWER OF YOURS!

    jldouglas@wispwest.net

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  100. THIS IS A REALLY NEAT GIVEAWAY!
    THANKS FOR SHARING!
    I'D LOVE TO MAKE A 'SPECIAL BABY QUILT' FOR A 'SPECIAL LITTLE ONE'! I THINK I'D CHOOSE A PINWHEEL PATTERN-TOO CUTE!

    jldouglas@wispwest.net

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  101. Yay...another one finished! It looks great. I think it would be way cute in some muted boy colors too. :)

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  102. Super cute pattern! I would probably make it out of Bliss- that is if I win the layer cake. But either way I think it would be cute on my daughter's bed. Thanks for the stellar giveaway.

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  103. I'm redoing my boys rooms as we speak and this would be a fun quilt to make up for their beds...I would LOVE this pattern!

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  104. LOVE this pattern! I'd make it without the numbers and it would become a living room quilt for me - probably in Bliss actually, or maybe Dream On, the new line by Urban Chiks. So many choices...!

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  105. My niece, who is 36, is having her first baby in October. How perfect would that be for him! blessings, marlene

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  106. Amber - it's very cute! Nice work! I'd love to win your pattern.

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  107. I would use it to make my daughter a quilt in her favorite color: blue!

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  108. I posted a comment on Lanie Jane's blog and became a follower!

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  109. Beautiful quilt! I love the numbers, so unexpected :) I think it would look great in red and black.

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  110. What a cute quilt! I would love to make it for my daughter. Probably would use Verna by Kate Spain or Bliss!
    sntbosch@msn.com

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  111. I would like to use your pattern to make a purple and pink quilt for my Grand daughters new
    bed. Love the pattern.

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  112. I would use this pattern for a quilt for the newest member of our family, Addison Grace. And I love pink for a new baby girl.

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  113. I would do the quilt in boy colors...as a couch quilt for my 4 year old. And the bliss is just wonderful! Thanks so much!

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  114. I would use the pattern in boy colours and would make it for the newest member of our family, little Caleb, who also happens to be the first baby of the next generation! He's my great-nephew.

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  115. I am already a follower of your blog and have been for a while.

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  116. Cute pattern! I agree that it would be adorable in the Bliss fabric, cause I love that line, and I would make it for my granddaughter.
    Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  117. Great pattern! I would make it for my son, out of scraps.

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  118. I think I would use PURE for the One,Two,Buckle My Shoe quilt! I would give it to one of the sweet babies in our church.

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  119. This would be a cute quilt in my classroom, don't you think? I'd use brights, and polka dots...!

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  120. How kind of Lani to share, does she have a way to follow her? I added her to my Google Reader....

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  121. I would use this pattern and make it scrappy......blues & green!

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  122. I think it would be awesome done up in vintage linens!

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  123. Follower! Absolutely love your quilts!

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  124. If I won this, I would use it to make a quilt just exactly like the one you did. I love that quilt. I would use it to go on the twin bed that is in the room that I am decorating for my grands to use when they visit. Perfect!

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  125. I would like to use black and white prints. Bring in brights colors like lime, tangerine, and hot pink for color. I think that would lokk really good
    Caren

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  126. I think i would try it in Blues and Yellows, I'm into those colors right now. Cute quilt!

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  127. I think I would love to make this in Bliss. It would make a wonderful quilt for my little niece.

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  128. I would make this pattern in brights for my youngest grand daughter.

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  129. I love the whimsy of the numbers! I would hang it on my dining area wall above the stairs! Not exactly sure what fun colors but I def would put chocolate brown in it! Thanks for the chance! I've never used a layer cake before so winning one would be GREAT!

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  130. Oh....I also posted a comment on Lanie Jane thanking her!!!!

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  131. I can totally see this as a boys quilt. But I also really like the large squares to show off a bit of quilting.

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  132. Wow, would I ever love to have the Bliss layer cake....my 11yr old granddaughter is expecting a quilt for Christmas and this would be perfect...I would of course use your new pattern--but maybe without the numbers....

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  133. Love looking at your blog. Such inspiration. Thanks for the blog and your giveaway.
    Oranges and torquoise. Love that. mdwelectric@comcast.net

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  134. I'm a follower - do love the blog

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  135. I am a follower and i would love to make it up for my foster daughter who is just learning numbers

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  136. Amber, I try so hard not to get in on your giveaways because I'm your mom, but I can't resist, because I love fabric, too! I'm in!

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  137. I would make it in blues for my cousin's new baby boy!

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  138. What a lovely quilt. I'd love to make something so beautiful for my daughter. If I were to make it I'd use shades of purple and green, some of her favorite colors.

    kristiannasharma@yahoo.com

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  139. This pattern looks like it would be a good scrapbuster. So maybe, I could use bits and pieces of leftovers. I'd like to do it brights with white.

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