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Monday, May 17, 2010

Makes Me Happy Monday 5/17 May Give Away Day

Hello!! Welcome to my Give Away Day, organized by Sew Mama Sew!!

Thank you for stopping by and making my Monday extremely happy!! I love to be able to give back to the universe that has been SO very generous to me....

I hope that you will leave a comment and tell me a little tidbit about yourself, or where you are from.

I have met SO many amazing people from places around the world that I am sad to admit that I had never heard of. (In my Flag counter country list.... "Jersey, population about 91,000, Jersey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy that held sway in both France and England. These islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Jersey is a British crown dependency but is not part of the UK or of the European Union. However, the UK Government is constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation. ) wOw!!! Geography is NOT one of my strong points.

Now on to the give away! I have a wonderful bag pattern from Sewphisti-cat, designed by Purse-O-Nalities. 
The bag on the front of the package is shown in cat material, but there are other examples shown on the back with different trims and fabrics. Isn't this an adorable bag?!!!
                               Front
                                                          
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I also am including some great fabrics from my LQS! (4 fat quarters) You can use these to make your bag, or you can use them for something else fun!


Now for the rules!
1. Please leave one comment below, about anything, but I would love to hear something about YOU or the place you live.... (gotta work on my geography skills)

2. PLEASE include your email address so I can get in touch with you. (if you include spaces or write the words "at" and "dot" spam-bots won't see it.)

3. The give away will be open 5/17 until 5/20 at midnight Eastern US time. 

4. I will choose a winner randomly, and post the winner sometime on 5/21.

5. I WILL mail anywhere!

Thanks for stopping by and Good Luck!!

“Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more” ~ Anthony Robbins quotes

159 comments :

  1. I guess I'm #1! Lovely giveaway you've got happening. My grandparents used to vacation on Jersey many years ago, always sounded like a neat place. I grew up in Nova Scotia, but now live in British Columbia, and love to quilt & sew! Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier.

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  2. I'd love to win this one!!! I'm Shruti, and I live in India. I'm an architect by profession, but am taking a sabbatical from my work for a while. During this time, I've started a new venture - Shruti's the 'up'cycle shop... I have employed women from the slums fo my city to 'up'cycle old clothes into beautiful items.
    You can read more about it on my blog
    http://shrutiz.wordpress.com

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  3. I live in Romania and one year ago I discovered quilting. Since then I try to learn more about this art.

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  4. I love your give away! I am from switzerland and got in to quilting through a good friend! Now I enjoy to meet quilters all over the world! At the moment a big garden is waiting for my presence ...!

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  5. I'm from Utah, which sounds rather mundane after India and Switzerland, but it is a pretty good place.

    The fabric is very beautiful and my daughter (or Daughters-in-law) can always use a new bag.

    Thanks.

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  6. I love your giveaway....
    I am a follwer, friend.....
    I am trying to think of something interesting about myself? Hummmm maybe I am just a boring person? Hummmmmm Can't think of anything....

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  7. Live in Matthews, NC, near Charlotte.
    Worked in the arts for many years facilitating watercolor workshops all over the world. (had to learn some geography in a hurry!)

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  8. I am from Kenya, thats on the east side of Africa. nice country with nice people and a lovely place to live. weather is good over here, i mean it never snows, ever, am 26 and ave never seen snow.hope i win those fat quarter.

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  9. Well, I live near the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon (you didn't know there was one, did you?). Thanks for the chance for the giveaway!

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  10. Oh, my goodness you got comments from all over. How cool! I am just a follower from South Dakota and you already know all about me from my blog. lol Something new I will be posting about--we have llamas now! I would love to make a bag--I haven't ever made one, so a pattern would be nice.

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  11. Looks like a nice pattern!
    I'm from Pennsylvania - beautiful mountainous country!

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  12. I love the cat-purse. So lovely. I grew up having a cat named Trisse - it's the name of the pixie mother in a childrens christmas show from when I was a kid here in Denmark. Lovely giveaway.

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  13. Anything kitties is so me so please count me in!
    I'm right smack dab center of the state NC.

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  14. I'm from the UK and I live within 15 miles of Prince Charles and Princess Anne!!

    Gill

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  15. What a nice giveaway - enter me please.. Let's see I am a empty nester living in No. Ohio. I have 2 grown children & 7 grandchildren.. I love to quilt, rug hook, read and dig in the dirt. Not necessarily in that order..

    jleibfried@aol.com

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  16. I live in MI, possibly the most depressed state in the union economically, but I love it here!

    skooksplayground[at]gmail[dot]com

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  17. I am way wicked crazy fun! There...I told you something about me AND where I live. Seeing as a Boston girl always integrates the word 'wicked' into her vocabulary on a regular basis! LOL! jinglesells at gmail dot com

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  18. First of all, I love your header. A cat in a bag. Is he yours? Cute!
    I'm in NW PA & it's still trying to decide on whether it wants to be winter or spring here. Looking forward to the 3 days of summer we'll eventually have.
    That fabric is lovely; please count me in. Thanks!

    gevin13{at}gmail{dot}com

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  19. I live in Iowa near the birthplace of Grant Wood (the painter of American Gothic among other things)

    j_momof2(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  20. What a lovely giveaway! I'm enjoying living in the Appalachian mountains only a hop and skip away from the Big Savage tunnel. This is an area rich in history but I don't want to write a book on your blog. ☺

    ajoyfulnoise@live.com

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  21. I live in Los Osos, California and I am whimsical.

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  22. I live on the Gulf Coast of Florida.

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  23. I live in Oregon, in a place that seems far away from everything, at least until we take a vacation some day like Nevada and I realize that a fifteen mile drive to the grocery store isn't nearly as bad as it could be.

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  24. I live in NM and I don't like it. I would so much rather live in the hill country of TX. I miss the wildflowers.

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  25. I love to try new patterns-
    You can contact me at my blog if I win :)
    Please stop by my blog, I'm also participating in the giveaway day:)

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  26. Hello! I am from Montevideo, Uruguay, This is a small country with beatiful beaches and friendly people! Thank you for the chance to win this pattern !!

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  27. HI I live in Lansing Mi.

    Thank you so much for the chance to win that super cute pattern and the fabric!

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  28. this bag pattern is great :-).

    I am from Germany and I can't stop browsing in all those fantastic blog who are participating in the giveaway day.

    best regards from

    pepie(at)gmx(dot)de

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  29. I LOVE the bag pattern! I am burning up in Tucson, Arizona - we're way south, about 1 hour from Mexico in the Sonoran Desert. Beautiful but hot!
    Great giveaway - thanks!
    jmhamlin826 AT yahoo DOT com

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  30. Great giveaway! I have to laugh a bit! The post before mine from Jenna H., she says she's in Tucson! We go to Tucson when we need to go to the big city! (Where there are FOUR great quilt stores!!!) I'm 1 1/2 hours southeast-ish from Tucson, about 12 miles above the border. When we first moved here 2 years ago I got lost and ended up at the border by accident! Thanks for a chance to win! I enjoy your blog a lot!

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  31. Aww that bag is sweet! I'm in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - for those geographically challenged, Manitoba is in the middle of Canada and Winnipeg is in the middle of Manitoba. We like to think we're the centre of Canada and that makes us very important hehehe

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  32. Great pattern and fabric. Thanks for the chance to win. I'm in CT--the Constitution State.

    ktyoung1(at)gmail(dot)com

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  33. Hi Im Beth,
    I am going to school to become a doctor. I live in sunny California. I love all things crafty and i love to DIY. I love animals, the outdoor activities, swimming, gardening, and traveling.

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  34. I love that bag and the fabric. I live in Georgia, USA. Have been here all of my life and love it.

    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  35. Very nice fabric and pattern...I live in New Hampshire and just moved here about six years ago. I love it here and wish I lived here sooner...

    nhsarab at yahoo dot com

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  36. I live in Florida. I love Purse-o-nalities purses. She is a Florida girl too :-) My email is in my profile (click on my name). Thanks for entering me :-)

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  37. Thank you for the giveaway. It's nice that the purse pattern and fabric are already selected because Purse-o-nalities has so many nice ones that I get confused. I live in rural Trenton Florida. mlwright29 (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  38. I live in New Zealand...

    Please enter me in the draw and don't forget to enter mine!
    http://tinyurl.com/34k4cgd

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  39. Great to discover your blog through this giveaway! :o) Thank you for the chance of winning something lovely!
    toriatrix@googlemail.com

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  40. I'm from Portland, Oregon. We have the highest per-capita number of strip clubs of any city in the US. Sadly, I don't believe the same can be said for quilt stores.

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  41. I'm from Seattle, but I've also lived in Hawaii, North Carolina and Georgia! Great giveaway! :o)

    crissybell17(at)gmail(dot)com

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  42. Hi Sheila - Geography isn't my strong suit either. I'm from Washington state and would love to be entered in your drawing.
    rsgrandinetti@yahoo(d0t)com

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  43. I'm in Australia. I'm a newbie to all this blogging and crafty stuff and I am so so excited about this giveaway! Everyone is just so generous! It is so wonderful to be a part of it all.

    jessmellifont@gmail.com

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  44. darling, darlking bag!! i'm in central washington. have a great day!!

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  45. I love bags! They are great for carrying around to all of my (3) boys' sporting events here in Greenwood, MO (just 30 miles outside Kansas City, MO). Thanks for the chance to win!
    beth.dodd@att.net

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  46. I live in Arlington, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC!

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  47. I am horribly allergic to cats, but the bag pattern is very cute in other fabrics! I live in the Seattle Washington area; my neighbor has three cats who love to taunt my dog!

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  48. I love your giveaway package, and thanks for the chance to win. I'm Jo in Minnesota. Retired now, love to sew for newest granddaughter that is just turning 1 in July. Live on a farm that is 15 miles from town. Love sewing, quilting, flower gardening. crocketing, and working with our newest pet in the family "Odda" a Bernese Mountain Dog, and also our older, "Hooch" Jack RUssell. Nice meeting you!

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  49. As both a bag and fabric lover, I am smitten with your giveaway. Please enter me in your contest, then come visit my blog and enter mine!

    My life is a walking geography lesson, so get your map ready! I currently live on Awaji Island, Japan. It's the island that is skinny on the top and fat at the bottom between Kobe/Osaka and Shikoku. It may sound familiar because the epicenter of the big earthquake that devastated Kobe in 1995 was right here!

    Before we moved here, we lived in Tokyo, LA, San Jose, Ogaki, and Nagoya. I must say I am happiest here because it is rural and I am a country girl hailing from Oregon City, Oregon.

    Now grab a cup of coffee, put away your map pointing finger and rest your eyes after peering at all those tiny letters on your map. Come and visit me on my blog anytime. I'd love to see you!

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  50. I love the bags and I love cats! What could be better?! Live on an acreage on a beautiful island off the coast of British Columbia, Canada....along with the resident deer, our 5 goats, a small dog and a BIG cat!

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  51. What a cute bag, nice fabric. Hmm about me I live in Texas. I have 5 kids all under the age of 13 and we homeschool.
    texhelena at aol dot com

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  52. Lovely giveaway!
    I'm from Israel, I see you've had quite a few visitors from here! I live in the North so no desert (people always ask!). The countryside is beautiful and we live only a couple of miles from the Mediterranean coast.

    eva.s.black[@]gmail[.]com

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  53. Such a lovely giveaway! I'm not too strong on my geography anymore either.... I'm in Alberta, Canada! 2nd province in from the west coast.

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  54. I am from central Texas and it's hot here! It's so humid all the time - like breathing in the air from laundry dryer exhaust - and when it rains it rains sideways like a monsoon and floods all the roads. I am returning to north east Texas where it is slightly less humid and the rain is less scary. Thanks for sharing :-)

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  55. Lovely giveaway! I'm from Kuna, Idaho, a mother to nine wonderful children, and a needleworker, sewer, crafter, dreamer!

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  56. What a great giveaway!! I adore the cat fabric as well. We are smack dab in the middle of California about 2 hours from everywhere (Yosemite, San Francisco, the ocean or the mountains, etc.) Just a bit further from Disneyland though!!!!

    Thanks for the chance to win & as always, I enjoy your blog. Jules

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  57. Hello! I am in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada!! I hope I win I LOVE BAGS, lol!!!

    shelly.potter(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  58. oh that pattern is so cute. I am from South Eastern Australia and I am a stay at home mum to 2 kids and married to a Cattle farmer.

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  59. I live in Auckland, New Zealand, which has a population of around 1.5 million (out of a total country population of around 4 million). The common joke about NZ is that we have 4 million people and 40 million sheep. It's true.

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  60. The bag pattern rocks! I hope I win! *fingers crossed!* I'm in MD at the moment, but originally from Hawaii and hoping to retire there someday! I have a fantastic daughter and a great hubby. Life is good!
    Thanks for the generous giveaway!
    rayamashita (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  61. Oh that bag pattern looks so cute! And I love the title of your blog, it made me smile.

    I am in Melbourne, Australia and right now it is almost winter and COLD (7 deg C in the mornings).
    I am new to blogging and am really enjoying running my own SMS giveaway for the very first time!

    debyeo at hotmail dot com

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  62. I love your lulubag it looks awesome I am from michigan and I love quilting and reading blogs yours looks great Thanks for the chance to win.

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  63. I'm from Ontario, Canada. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  64. I live in New York. And I love cats!

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  65. These bags are adorable. I live in South Bend, IN home of the Fighting Irish (Norte Dame) and I am afraid of cats :)

    Thank you for giving!
    melissacorry@hotmail.com

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  66. Beautiful fabrics! I'm from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and it feels like summer here today! Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  67. You and I have some of the same tastes, I have some of that fabric in my stash and I love it. I'm in Key Largo Florida.

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  68. please enter me in your lovely giveaway thank you ladycolmn(at)aol(dot)com I am from Florida Gulf Coast area, beautiful white beaches at least for now they are white... hopefully the oil won't dirty them up.. I was born and raised in Amish county Lancaster Pa... but married and moved to here where my husband retired to...

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  69. Great giveaway! I am from Utah! We have desert and mountains right next to each other!

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  70. I'm in New Orleans, LA... full of Victorian homes, pot holes on streets, creole food, jazz music, and southern charm.

    shannon.mangerchine(at)gmail(dot)com

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  71. Hopefully you'll know where I'm at! Honolulu, Hawaii! :)

    Lovely giveaway!

    SHARKritzler@aol.com

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  72. WOW, what a wonderful idea!
    I'm deeply impressed.

    Kind regards from Germany
    Claudia alias frauknopf@gmx.de

    I love the name of your blog...it's so true...I know what I'm talking about, having a siam cat..silky hair everywhere...

    I'm from Germany, living in a little town near the Rhine. From my tiny roof garden I can see over the city.
    Sun is going down now, it becomes quiet and I'm waiting for my cat to come and give us a hug.
    Sorry for my poor english...

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  73. Hah, love the bag. I'm in Canada, in the capital, Ottawa. It's a lovely city and it's Tulip Festival at the moment (though with the early spring we had, most of the tulips are already dead).

    Thanks for the giveaway
    eisfaerie at gmail dot com

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  74. My kids would get a kick out of that bag and with 4 girls (1boy) purses are going to be one hot item around here soon.

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  75. Hi, from London England. Funnily enough Jersey is on my list of places to go, but it is easier and cheaper to go to mainland Europe than to get there so I haven't made it yet.

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  76. Cute bag pattern and fabric! I'm from southeast North Carolina. :) Thanks for the giveaway!

    n.clark(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  77. great giveaway! crossing my fingers! I'm from Ontario Canada!

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  78. Hi! I live in Boise, Idaho. I have four cats, even though we swore we would never have more than three. It's my husbands fault! We fostered a little black cat, and when it was time for him to go back to the shelter... my husband wanted to keep him. :) We'd fostered before, but something about Oswald really got my husband hooked. You can see a pic of the kitty at the top of my webpage, if you like.
    www.threecatlimit.com
    I hope you have a great week!

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  79. what a great title for a blog ceciliajon at gmail

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  80. You have the best blog name ever! I am in Rapid City, SD, home of Mount Rushmore. Here's a hint though- Mt Rushmore is BORING. Go see lovely Custer State Park instead!

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  81. What a lovely give away.I live near the Belgium coast,have 3 children and i love to patch and quilt.

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  82. Oh how cut is that bag

    I'm from Sydney , Australia ...... Ok so not quite technically sydney but one of the cities surrounding it I work much closer to the city than I live..........My email is beebeejaybee at yahoo dot com dot au........ I have a soft spot for bags also love the name of your blog , though I'm not really a cat person
    now is very early in the morning must rush off to work is getting a little chilly at the moment lucky it doesn't snow here......... Or at least not enough to land but that's only happened once in my time

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  83. Fun stuff! I'm in beautiful Eastern Oregon. Thanks for the great giveaway! luscofamily(at)ortelco.net

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  84. I love the bag pattern AND the fabric! My fingers are itching to make this!
    I live in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, which is (almost) the most southern tip of all of Canada (the Florida of the US, if you will:)... but it's still cold:(

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  85. What a nice giveaway!! i am from Utah! :D And I have 3 kids and a great hubby :D

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  86. new harmony IN. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  87. I like to try bags and my daughters love that I like to try to make bags! I'm very happy to have happy recipients. Would love to win this giveaway. I'm from northern maine where we had 80 degree weather today! yowza it was nice!

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  88. Hi from North Vancouver BC Canada.
    I adore you fluffy helper, a cat lover and sewer what could be better.
    The bag looks cute.
    sgmccanceatgmaildotcom

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  89. Hi, I live in Kentucky near Abraham Lincoln's birthplace and am a fifth generation quilter. I piece and quilt by hand and absolutely love it. Lately however I have started making purses and I love this pattern and the fabrics you have chosen.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

    galew417@comcast.net

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  90. I live in the southern part of Missouri, south of Springfield. Love to sew, crochet and read. The pattern and material look great. Thanks for the chance!!!!!!!!

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  91. Thank you for your giveaway chance :) I live here near Gettsyburg area and am a stay at home mom to a 2 year old son and a chocolate lab/ whippet named Dunlop. Using a little "mommie" time to visit your wonderful blog.
    nsue21702 at gmail dot com

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  92. I live in Phoenix Az and am a stay at home mom to my 7 mo. old son. I love it!


    amyross06 at gmail dot com

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  93. the patchwork fabric looks fun :D thanks for hosting the giveaway! i'm from redmond washington, it rains a lot here, but summer is very nice, i want to go to mount rainier when all the flowers come out it's very beautiful

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  94. What a super-cute bag! And those fabrics are just lovely!

    I live not far from jersey...although I am sure you have heard of Ireland hee hee! Never been to Jersey before though, some day...

    Thanks for the chance to enter. xo

    karibgillespie at gmail dot com

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  95. I live in Cologne, which is in Germany. The town was heavily bombed in the wars and not a single street was planned out logically, so the whole town looks like it was thrown together out of different places. It is beautiful when the sun is shining, and depressing when it is cold. Especially in the heart of the town, the mood when it's grey can get you really down. 8D You should visit us sometime, it is worth a day!

    demon{dot}barista{at}googlemail{dot}com

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  96. Thanks for this great giveaway! What a cute bag! I live in Germany near Leipzig, which is a bit more than an hour south of Berlin!

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  97. Sorry, forgot the email-address
    ulli-xox [at] web [dot] de
    (But you can also find it on my blog)

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  98. i am from NZ and live in vienna.
    please also check out my giveaway at www.cheekyapple.com :-)
    mail(at)cheekyapple(dot)com

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  99. hello!
    i love your blog's name! i'm an animal lover too. besides my blog about sewing (which i rarely update) i have another one just about animals :)
    i'm from Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, and one truly amazing city. i live and work by the beach, in Cascais coastline. there is never one day going by that i don't see the ocean, and it's really important for me.
    but, because we always wish what we don't have, i'm a fanatic for snow and i would really love to see snow falling one day :)

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  100. Upstate NY, where lately the motto should be " NY the only state that can experience all four seasons in one week!"

    allthingsfee@gmail.com

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  101. I'm in TX :)

    Thanks for the giveaway

    laurapearce22@yahoo(dot)com

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  102. Great giveaway - I love purse/bag patterns and haven't seen this one. The fabric is pretty too! I live in Beaufort, NC which is on the coast, pretty much at the base of the NC outer banks so I'm in the middle of tourist country. We also boast having Blackbeard's ship - Queen Anne's Revenge found right off of our coast and I work down the hall from the people recovering the artifacts.

    crystalfulcher(at)ec.rr.com

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  103. Thank you for this giveaway!
    I live in Singapore and we only have 1 season throughout the whole year!

    joanne.j at hotmail dot com

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  104. Something about me: I live in Emmaus, PA, which is just outside of Allentown. Billy Joel wrote a song called "Allentown" about Allentown, except it's actually about the neighboring city of Bethlehem (talking about how the Bethlehem Steel Plants were closing down in the 80's.) Emmaus, Bethlehem, Nazareth are all neigboring towns fouinded by Mennonites.

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Amy
    artsyrockerchick at aim dot com

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  105. Thanks for the great giveaway! I have lived in Iowa all my life and grew up on the farm... where I learned crafting and sewing from my mom and grandma.

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  106. hi.i am currently living in australia.we are heading into winter now and because of daylight savings, the nights are longer and day shorter.
    thanks for the giveaway.

    Ann
    oceanian[at]lycos[dot]com

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  107. I love bagpatterns... I am Dutch and I live in France, in the centre, a small village called URCIERS, 260 inhabitants....... I love sewing knitting and gardening..

    http://busybeefree.blogspot.com/

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  108. thank you the giveaway

    I live in Ontario and there are lots of farms

    atchisonsteph@gmail.com

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  109. I am from Sri Lanka, first find India and then go a little down, that's where I am from! ;-)
    thanks for the chance.

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  110. Wow! you have readers from all over the world!! I am from boring old Missouri! Thanks for the great giveaway!!
    lstory @ truman . edu

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  111. I'm from Croatia, and we have the most beautiful seacoast in Europe , have you heard about Dubrovnik? If you want to learn something more, just "clic" me.Thanks for a great giveaway. I've got one going on too!

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  112. It's been fun looking at the places all the people that have commented are from. I'm from the Atlanta, GA area. How boring.
    Thanks.

    maryloufreil at gmail.com

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  113. thanks for the great giveaway! i live in massillon, ohio home of the Massillon Tigers lol

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  114. I am commenting to you from Wichita, Kansas. I love your bird border, and would love to have the pattern/fabric.

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  115. My daughter asked me to enter some of these giveaways for her since her computer is not working... she said I could even win something for my wife in some of the contest
    I hope I am doing the entering the right way. Tom in Florida
    tcsean(at)aol(dot)com

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  116. Fabulous giveaway! Just adopted a baby boy and we live in Colorado.

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  117. Wonderful giveaway. We live in the absolutely, tremendously gorgeous western Oregon. Top that off with living in the wine country and I think I live in the perfect location. :) It's an amazing place to be raising our boys.

    Thanks for the chance.

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  118. Thanks for the chance to win. I live in a small town in Western New York.

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  119. Hello Sheila: I won't be helping you with geography today because I am just south of you in Massachusetts. I have a black petite cat who is a feisty sweety. I love the bag pattern, and wouldn't mind making it with the fabric you are giving away. Thank you for the chance.

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  120. hey I am your FIRST person visiting from Malta. tiny island in the middle of the blue mediterranean sea, lots of history, sunshine, swimming and good food and wine! coming over??

    great giveaway, thanks becky
    bpbajona(at)maltanet(dot)net

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  121. Hi,
    I live in Kansas City. Not in Kansas though!

    ananemone(at)gmail(dot)com

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  122. Love the bag pattern & the fabric. I live in sunny Queensland, Australia. At the moment the weather is not as warm as it should be

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  123. Forgot to leave my email addy on the previous post lyn.robyn.smith@gmail.com

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  124. I live in Chi Town and I just started blogging in January. Found lots of talented people out in cyberland.

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  125. Hello Sheila, Happy Monday to you though it is Thursday here in Aus. Have a wonderful week.
    Happy days.
    Bev.xoxo

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  126. Hi Sheila,

    Great prize -- thanks for the chance. :)

    Hop over to my blog to get to know me better. I love to take photos, so there's a lot to see and discover. Would be nice to stay in touch!

    Greetings from Munich, Germany, Europe, Planet Earth,
    Birgit

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  127. Pretty fabric! Thanks for the opportunity!
    steeplechaser29"at"yahoo"dot"com

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  128. Hello :) Great items and great blog! I am from Taylor, Michigan. It is located just outside of Detroit.
    Thank you so much for the giveaway,
    Elle8130(at)yahoo(dot) com

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  129. Hello I live in Huntsville Alabama, USA Thanks for such a great and fun giveaway.

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  130. Hi.
    I live in London Ontario Canada and we have a Thames River too!

    Thanks for sharing,
    Lynn
    artemisnorth.com

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  131. Great giveaway. Something about me is that I crave coffee when I'm drinking tea.

    karrelle@gmail.com

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  132. Oh gosh where should I begin?? Hehe ...I guess you know enough about me!!

    Thanks for the great giveaway!!

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  133. Fantastic giveaway, I really love that bag pattern and the fabrics are gorgeous! I am from Melbourne in Australia where it is cold and wet at the moment!
    (soozemoroney@gmail.com)

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  134. Las Vegas NV is where I call home. Believe it or not but there is more to this town then the casinos! (Really!)
    kbsteuber at yahoo dot com

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  135. Yummy giveaway (my cat gives it 2 paws up, lol) - thank you for the opportunity! I live near Toronto, and have lost 40 pounds since the beginning of the year, woooooooohoooooooooo!

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  136. I own a custom window treatment business that I operate out of my home in Newbern, TN (NW part of TN). It's a little town of about 3000. I've recently added quilting services and am having a ball! I finally tried free motion quilting and am totally lovin' it. Thank you so much for sharing with us, and I am now a follower. Peggy
    peggymunday@yahoo.com

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  137. I love the bag pattern - so gorgeous I'm from Durban South Africa, having glorious weather, I love the month of May.

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  138. Wow, thanks for the fantastic giveaway!
    My name is Connie and I live in Poland, OH where I am a "domestic engineer"! lol
    My fingers are crossed!
    epblack at zoominternet dot net

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  139. I love the pattern and the fabric!
    judyk2310@sbcglobal.net
    http://judy-judysfabricaddiction.blogspot.com/

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  140. I aspire to be the crazy cat lady in my old age. There is nothing sweeter than a shelter kitty.

    My email is in my profile.

    What a cool pattern!

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  141. Hey, I am from the Gulf Coast of Texas, down near Galveston. While I dont live on the beach I can be there in about 5 mintues. I've sat thru a few Hurricanes and ran from most. For the most part I love the balmy tropic weather, The heat in the later part of the summer is almost unbearable at times..Thanks for the chance at your giveaway!

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  142. Hi. I'm Canadian but I live in Finland in a small city that is more of a town. I've read all of the English books that I want to read from our local library. So I have to go by train to get books from another library as I don't have a car.

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  143. Hi, I am born and bred in Sweden, in a place called Lulea which is about 2 hours south of the polar circle. In summer the sun never sets and in winter we have about 2-3 hrs of sunlight in the middle of the day. Despite this it is not dark due to all the snow and it's reflective capabilities. Now however I live in Perth, Australia, on the other side of the world where we have no snow (although we did have a massive hail storm a few weeks ago with golf ball sized hail).

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  144. I love the cat on the pattern package !
    I'm from France, and as a working mum this kind of bag qould be useful to me, keeping me fashionable !!!

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  145. Great giveaway! I live in a sleepy little town 60 miles outside of NYC. Lots of cows!

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  146. I live in a small little country in Asia haha!

    luvwendy87 at hotmail dot com

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  147. Well I live 3 blocks from the beach in Panama City Beach, FL. The oil spill has not reached us yet and I'm really hoping it doesn't because we have the most beautiful white sand beaches!
    thanks for hosting!

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  148. OWWWW!! I would LOVE to win this!!! ♥_♥
    I'm Gracie, From México City, I love cats (I have three) My city sure is BIG , there's a lot of beautiful places but horrendous places too. Our traditional food (of this city only, of course) are tacos, quesadillas, chilaquiles, enchiladas, tamales, sopes, gorditas, huaraches, etc... the most popular tacos are "suadero" (beef) and "pastor" (pork), the most popular "quesadillas" are cheese, chicken, pumpkin flowers, mushrooms and cow brains O_O
    thanks for this chance!

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  149. I am from Denver, CO which is a lovely place to live. The bag is so cute!

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  150. After living the past 38 years in California I moved up to Oregon, to the area they refer to as wine country. Very beautiful.
    honeyb1231@yahoo.com

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  151. Oh yes, the bag is really adorable.

    I live in Switzerland (and Swiss chocolate IS really the best! ;-)) and from here I can see Germany an Austria. It's a great place.

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  152. thanks for the giveaway, I'm from NYC, the city that never sleeps!
    shou.milk@gmail.com

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  153. I am now addicted to fabrics and yours look wonderful! AND I am about to become a grandmother for the first time in October! Yippee! My daughter and son-in-law who live in Cranston, RI, the littlest state in the union, are expecting!

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  154. shoutingn out from Calgary, Alberta Canada, which is about 3 hrs north of the Montana border just east of the Rocky MOuntains. spring is just starting to bloom here, smells wonderful outside

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  155. I live in Canada on the north shore of Lake Superior, the worlds largest fresh water lake. I love bags and would love to make this one in the giveaway. Can't believe the number of countries that have submitted comments...

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  156. I love your cats, they are too cute.I miss having a furbaby. Interesting fact about me humm, I lived in egypt for 9 months, then again for another 3 months. While there the first time I had a cat who had eyebrows. And another who at clothing! She ate my socks and headband. I was none to pleased, LOL.
    ummabbaas AT yahoo DOT com

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  157. I am from missouri in the middle of nowhere. teachloveread at hotmail dot com

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  158. I Palmer Massachusetts, its a small town in western Mass about 45-50 miles from Boston.

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  159. Hey Sheila, I'm Wendi, from Florida. We live in Pensacola and just seem to be holding our breath hoping the oil doesn't wash up on our beautiful beaches. I am a brand new (5 months) grandma with the most beautiful granddaughter ever! It is so fun to sew for her. I've spent the last year or so rediscovering how much fun sewing, quilting and crocheting are. Now that my nest is empty, I'm having a great time! Thanks for participating in the giveaway. It's been fun to find all the great blogs and share everyone's creative ideas!

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