Saturday, June 9, 2012

Saturday Stash -- Winnings

Wow, what a take!  I was surprised and delighted to win a prize in the Schnibbles Parade of "Docs."  In the note she included with my (heavy!)  prize box, Carrie wrote "Who would have thought a trip to the 'Doc' would result in a prize?"

And what a prize!

A bundle of the complete collection of Cosmo Cricket's circa 1934 for Moda.  That's 30 (count them!) 30 fat quarters.

But wait, there's more:

See that background?  It a HUGE chunk of the background fabric from the collection.

The bundle includes a half-yard panel with lots of fabric postcards and fun quilt labels:

 
And there's still more:
 
Carrie, thank you so much!  I'm overwhelmed.

I'm having a wonderful time deciding what to make with this glorious collection.  Right now, I'm leaning toward "Off track" by Cluck Cluck Sew.  
 

What do you think?

To celebrate my windfall, I've decided it's about time to host a giveaway to honor my 100+ followers.

After Carrie's incredible giveaway, WHAT can I offer?  How about 126 charm squares?  

 
 "Petite Odile" by French General complements the two charm packs Carrie sent me, "Metropolitan Fair" by Barbara Brackman, and "Fellowship" by Brannock and Patek.

And they're yours -- if you're the commenter picked by the Random Number Generator.  Here is the fine print:

  1. Comment on THIS POST before next Saturday , June 16 by noon MDT. Once only, please!
  2. You must include contact information if you're a No Reply Commenter.  If I can't contact you within 72 hours after noon, June 16, I'll have to choose another entry.  Don't break my heart!
  3. International followers welcome!


Speaking of international . . .

Meanwhile, somewhere in the Western Pacific:

On the deck of the USS George Washington, CVN 73, that's The Younger Son doing PT behind the sailor in the green shirt and red shorts.  





From the desk of your
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96 comments:

  1. What an awesome prize package! I love the Schibbles parades every month. Gratz on winning! That pattern would look great in Circa 1934! Can't wait to see you get started.

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  2. This would be great! Perfect for one of the upcoming Schnibbles!! Thank you

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  3. Wow! Congratulations on the great prizes! I love Circa 1934 and this is such a fun pattern! Thanks, Marti! :)

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  4. Wow!!! You hit the mother lode of giveaways! Beautiful fabrics!

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  5. Wow! Congratulations! Circa 1934 is such a great line! I look forward to seeing what you do with it!

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  6. 126, are you kidding? Anyway, love the blog, I am a follower. I'm still in Hexamaniac mode. Love evertything!

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  7. Congrats on the big haul! I love those fabric postcards. Thanks for the chance to win! I love this blog!

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  8. Wow you were so fotunate to win that HUMUNGOUS stack of FQ's [jealous]. I would love to enter your giveaway - I could totally use some charm squares - I have just the perfect project(s) for them! I love the pic of the ship - my husband was in the navy for 24 years so he's done lots of PT on the deck :)

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  9. Congratulations on your win. I have some of those fabrics in my stash, think I will use a Moda Bake Shop pattern just not sure which one. Thanks for the chance to win your lovely prize.

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  10. That FQ stack looks like fun! I like the Off Track pattern. I've used a pattern called Sanctuary Squares that is somewhat similar. See the pattern here:
    http://hyacinthquiltdesigns.blogspot.com/p/free-patterns.html

    Thanks for offering this lovely giveaway!

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  11. Wow, i just got 1 yard of Metropolitan Fair, the one with the scenes all over it...i so need those little charms! Thank you!
    boppiesgirl@gmail.com

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  12. WOW!!! What a great prize that you won. I love the fabric postcards. I think I might have to try to find some of these to make for my kids to use with their post office.
    Thanks for sharing your winnings.

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  13. Wow! What an incredible prize! I love that line. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  14. Oh, thank you for this great giveaway!! Love it!

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  15. Thanks for the chance! That's a great picture of your son and the other sailors!

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  16. Congrats on your great win and thanks for the chance to win those pretty charm packs!

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  17. That's a great bundle of fabrics to win, and so awesome of you to give some charm packs away to celebrate (would I be so selfless? I don't know!) Thank you very much for the giveaway, and the link to the paint color tool by Sherwin Williams, I'm going to have a blast trying that out!

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  18. What a great win! Bet you will make good use of all those goodies. I can't get over all the quilts you've made. They are beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

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  19. Wow congrats! I hope i can win too:)
    andri_chama(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  20. Thanks so much for the awesome chance!

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  21. Congratulation on your winning Doc. Years ago when I first started quilting I tried to make a Card Trick quilt; the triangles defeated me. Maybe it is time for me to try again. Thanks for sharing your winnings.

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  22. Wow! What an awesome win! Thank you for the great giveaway! I'd love to win some charm packs! :)

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  23. Lovely fabric! Thanks for the great giveaway, and congrats on the nice win

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  24. Congratulations on your big win and thanks for giving one of us the chance to win also!! Enjoy picking a pattern for that wonderful bundle!

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  25. Congratulations on your recent win and now you have passed 100 followers! I can't even imagine all the hard work that goes in to running a blog. hehe. Great job!

    Thank you for a super giveaway and a chance to win some beautiful fabric.

    usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

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  26. Congratulations on your recent win and now you have passed 100 followers! I can't even imagine all the hard work that goes in to running a blog. hehe. Great job!

    Thank you for a super giveaway and a chance to win some beautiful fabric.

    usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

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  27. Congratulations on your recent win and now you have passed 100 followers! I can't even imagine all the hard work that goes in to running a blog. hehe. Great job!

    Thank you for a super giveaway and a chance to win some beautiful fabric.

    usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

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  28. Wow, lucky you, what a massive win! I would love to win those charm squares, look at the lovely ones on the top, I bet the ones underneath are gorgeous too.

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  29. Wow, what a win!!!!!! Thank you for the wonderful giveaway. I just love charms!!!!!!!!

    Thank you!!!!!

    sandyb720 at gmail dot com

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  30. The fabric postcards are wonderful!

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  31. Parabéns!Estou feliz por você.Adoraria ganhar,obrigada.tiacarminhapezzuto@gmail.com

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  32. Congratulations on your win and your wonderful prize.

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  33. Dotvining@yahoo.comJune 10, 2012 at 9:41 AM

    Wow! What a wonderful selection of fabrics! I'd love to be a winner.

    Dottie

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  34. Well congratiulations on your winings! and thanks for handing somethign over to us too!

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  35. What an amazing prize you won! And how lovely to have a giveaway of your own :)

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  36. Aren't squishy prizes in the mail just the best. Thanks for the chance to get some in my mailbox.

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  37. Congratulations on your prize, and on 100+ followers! I love Circa 1934 - the quilt will be fantastic! I'd love to win your giveaway - I am a new quilter and need to build my stash. Thanks for the chance!

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  38. Congrats on your prize package. Circ 1934 is awesome. Woo
    Hoo!! 100+ followers!! Great milestone. Thanks for the chance to win!!

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  39. woohoo for winning such a great giveaway. i think the cluck cluck sew pattern would be great with them
    please enter my for your lovely giveaway and thank you

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  40. Beautiful fabrics. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  41. You have been lucky lately haven't you?? Very generous of you to share your goodies with us - hopefully me???

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  42. Wow! Great Giveaway! You are being very generous. Love the new lines from Moda.
    carol(dot)shatananda(at)gmail(dot)com

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  43. Wow..great winnings! :)
    Thanks for the chance to win the lovel giveaway.

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  44. You scored a wonderful prize. Thanks for passing on your good fortune to someone else :) - and thanks for the chance to win!

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  45. Great giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  46. Carrie is so generous. Have fun with your new fabrics. Thanks for the chance at your giveaway.

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  47. Congratulations!! Thanks for sharing with us, enjoy your new fabrics:)

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  48. Many thanks for sharing your wealth! awolk at rogers dot com

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  49. Congrats on your win. I love the 1934 collection. Thanks for offering this giveaway.

    C_kaminsky at yahoo dot com

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  50. Wow! Congratulations on the wonderful prize you won for your Schnibbles quilt. Thank you for sharing charms with readers. I drop in and check out the Schnibbles parade entries and saw your quilt. Here's an alternate contact email mlwright29(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  51. I have a sailor on the USS New Orleans due home in about 2 weeks. Can't wait!

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  52. That sure was a windfall of a prize, congrats!

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  53. I LOVE circa 1934. Jealous! :)

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  54. I love the charm packs! So pretty.
    Thank you.

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  55. I hope to be the lucky one Mr.Random will pick!
    thank you so much for this lovely giveaway, I adore fabrics!

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  56. Congratulations on winning that beautiful giveaway.

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  57. Wow- your Circa 1934 quilt will be fabulous!
    Thanks so much for offering a giveaway of the charm squares- love 'em!
    Margaret
    curetons5@verizon.net

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  58. I love Circa 1934! Congrats for winning it! And I'd love to win your giveaway!

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  59. You're a lucky lady! I hope some of your luck rubs off on my and I win the charm packs. Thanks for the give away!

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    1. Jacklynn, thanks for your kind comment. Did you realize you're a no-reply commenter? I won't be able to contact you if you win! Go here to learn how to change that: http://www.52quilts.com/2012/04/feel-free-to-laugh-at-me.html
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  60. Great Prizes! I'm in love with Circa 1934.

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  61. Such beautiful fabrics! I'd love to work with them :)

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      http://www.52quilts.com/2012/04/feel-free-to-laugh-at-me.html
      Good luck in the giveaway!

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  62. aaaahhh i love this giveaway!
    thanks for the chance to win

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  63. What a wonderfully generous giveaway - thank you! And three gorgeous ranges too. My mind is already ticking over with what I could do with these....

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  64. Isn't winning FUN!!???!! :-) Thank you so much for the chance to win these beautiful charms!! Those are wonderful choices! I will be keeping my fingers crossed! :-) (my contact email is bamagirl (at) gulftel (dot) com )

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  65. woo hoo a competition. count me in. Fingers crossed. what a great prize.

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  66. Great giveaway, thank you. I have only recently started learning about quilting and am still very slow and a little hesitant, so I am super impressed that anyone can come up with 52 quilts in a year!
    ks(dot)eyles(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

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  67. Charm packs are so much fun - thanks for the giveaway and congratulations on your prize!

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  68. ohhh what a fantastic giveaway, I love charm packs, thanks so much for offering to ship internationally

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  69. I just love charm packs. Congrats on your prize that you received.

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  70. I love the quilt labels! Thanks for the giveaway, Marti. :)

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  71. I've never owned a charm pack. Really! Thanks for the contest! I'm not really anonymous....I'm Lauren from Tuesday Knitting at TRL!

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  72. Congratulations on your win. I never win any giveaways so I hope my luck changes this time.

    cutekipepeo@gmail.com

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  73. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway! Really very generous of you....

    Usha
    usharaneem@yahoo.com

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  74. Wow, what a giveaway! I love reading your blog on weekend mornings to see what delights you've created during the week - very inspiring!
    lynne_bel99 at hotmail dot com

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  75. Congratulations and thanks for the giveaway!

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  76. Congratulations on your fabulous win! Charm packs are so much fun!

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  77. wow i am jealous that fabric is adorable. I would love to win the charms they are my favorite.. very little cutting;)

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  78. You certainly hit the jackpot. How sweet of you to pay it forward with such a generous giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  79. Wow, what a sweet sweet prize Marti!! And I LOVE how you are sharing your happiness--Thanks for the chance to have some love come my way :)

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  80. Great prize, isn't Carrie generous? I won in January. I think the pattern you picked would be great for this wonderful fabric. My Doc looked great in Circa 1934. ;)

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  81. What a wonderful way to share your wins. These are beautiful fabrics. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  82. Thank you for the chance to win. Love the fabric!!!

    Amanda Bushong
    amandawyskiel@yahoo.com

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  83. What a great chance to win! Thanks!

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  84. I love your ambition!! Thanks for the the give-away!

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  85. congrats on your win!! and thank you for this opportunity.

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  86. Congrats on an awesome prize. i would love any fabric you need to find a good home for?!?! lol babscorbitt@gmail.com

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  87. Congrats on winning that prize! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  88. This looks awesome!!! Thanks so much ;)

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  89. Wow, looks like you hit the jackpot with that prize! Such cool fabric!
    Thanks for the chance for these charm squares! :)

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