Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Christmas Gifts for Quilters 5 (+giveaway)

So, once again, here is a button you can grab for your blog.  The button links back to the original intro post for this series and, over time, that post will link to all the subsequent posts in the series so just leave the button lying around when friends and relatives are around and hope that they click through and get some great ideas of what to get you for Christmas.  And just in case none of your relatives are showing any interest in any of these great ideas, there's a fabulous solids FQ stack giveaway at the end of the post.

Christmas Gifts for Quilters
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Now, onto giving fabrics for Christmas presents for quilters.  I can never have enough fabric but it's hard for non-quilters to choose those fabrics for me (and probably hard for quilters too).  So what options do you have - well solids and blenders will always be useful to modern quilters as will funky new lines that perhaps they haven't yet managed to get their hands on.  So today we have a few suggestions for Christmas gifts from Alice at Backstitch, a UK fabric shop.

For a small present, how about a FQ stack of fabrics in a certain colourway as a great stash booster such as this Lemon Drop Bundle:


For a medium gift what about an FQ stack of this fabulous new line Echo from Lotta Jansdotter (say that name aloud, it sounds so nice).  I predict this will be one of those lines which will sell out worldwide quickly and we will all spend the next ten years paying exorbitant prices for little pieces of it on Etsy.  Here is the Vanilla Coke FQ bundle:


And finally a no holes barred gift, one of Alice's Hurricane bundles, the ultimate solids stash builder:


And Alice has very kindly agreed to give one of my readers a Hurricane tonal solids bundle.  Now I just need to point out here that Alice is happy to mail this bundle in the UK but for those of you outside the UK, you will need to pay the costs of postage to Alice by paypal before the bundle can be mailed so bear that in mind when considering whether or not to enter the giveaway.  For a chance to win:

1.   One comment letting Alice and me know which of the hurricane tonal bundles you would like to receive if you win.  Click here to choose which you prefer of mute, pastel, haybale, berry and neutral.
2.   One comment to say you follow this blog.
3.   One comment to say you have spread the word - twitter, facebook, blog etc.

444 comments:

  1. I think it would be have to be the Haybale - very autumnal.

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  2. I don't have to even visit Backstitch to know which I would rather! The berry bundle has been on my wish list for a while!

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  3. oooooh.... I think it'd have to be the sea one. Goes great with the bundle directly above too!

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  4. I would love the Mute Hurricane bundle. Such a generous giveaway!

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  5. I love the Mute bundle. I wonder what postage to Australia would be...Of course I would pay postage.

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  6. Oh I love that Mute bundle with all the dusty colours, very dramatic!

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  7. Ok, and I managed to post on facebook! Yay!

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  8. I follow you and I am always happy to pay the postage (France) I appreciate the free fabric! Linda

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  9. I would pick Haybale. Thanks for the chance. Linda

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  10. Ohh, it ould have to be the Mute bundle, it's gorgeous!

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  11. And I shall post on Twitter and Facebook too :)

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  12. Would definitely be berry for me!
    Gemma
    x

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  13. I think it would have to be the Neutral. What a lovely shop, I'm afraid you have just cost me money with this giveaway!

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  14. If I were to win I'd like the Mute collection. Thanks for the chance!

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  15. Vanilla Coke is beautiful!!

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  16. Easy peasy :) Bright bundle! Love these colours.
    Susanne

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  17. I'd very gladly take the neutrals off your hands. :)

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  18. And I told a few friends IRL, does that count as spreading the word ;)

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  19. I find it hard to choose but would probably have to go for bright.

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  20. I love the mute and I will happy pay for any shipping costs:-)

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  21. I've been drooling over the berry bundle for quite some time - thanks Lynne and Alice for the chance to win it :)
    I think I'd better start saving for the Vanilla Coke bundle - Delicious!!

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  22. Hurricane Berry would be my choice. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  23. i would choose the Mute bundle... such beautiful colours!

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  24. I would choose the mute bundle

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  25. I would choose the Hurricane Pastel if I were lucky enough to win!

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  26. I would choose the hurricane bundle

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  27. I'd follow you anywhere Lynne especially if you were fabric shopping ;)

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  28. Oh Lynne I'm totally drooling over these gorgeous fabrics! I would pick Mute - I LOVE those colours!

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  29. I would love to win the Haybale, as I really love the shades of autumn.

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  30. I have tweeted on twitter, or however you say it!! ;)

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  31. what a great bundle of fabrics <3

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  32. Love the mute or pastel can't decide which is better at the moment mmm..

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  33. I'm a follower and now maybe the berry decisions decisions..

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  34. It's the neutrals for me. So soothing.

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  35. I follow you on Google Reader.

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  36. What a wonderful rainbow of fabrics - I love the muted bundle. Thank you.

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  37. I think I would go with mute. She has a nice shop!

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  38. I would LOVE to win a Hurrican pastel bundle!

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  39. I'm a follower on Google reader!

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  40. oh...that neutral bundle is awesome...but then so is haybale...and I would be happy to pay shipping...

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  41. Sea or Mute bundle. I can't decide. Sea. No Mute. I'd probably have to buy full to stop with the indecision. :-s

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  42. I would pick haybale because my stash is lacking in these colors. I favor cooler colors too much! Thank you for the giveaway. :)

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  43. Thanks for this - I am a follower.

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  44. I'd love the 'mute' bundle :)

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  45. That lovely bundle on neutral looks wonderful to me. Thanks.

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  46. I would love every one of her bundles but the mute one is my favourite today. I would happily pay the shipping for such a lovely prize.

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  47. I am a follower of your wonderful blog!

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  48. I love the mute bundle - thanks for the chance :)

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  49. I am a follower of your blog

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  50. the lushious Berry bundle for me ;-)

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  51. I will spread the news via mail!

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  52. I am a follower, and will share on Facebook with all my friends : ) If I am lucky enough to win, I would love the luscious Berry bundle x

    Sharon xx

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  53. What a selection of lovelies- I have some Echo-it is heart racingly good. I like the Mute!

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  54. I follow, and I like the neutral too! Can't make up my mind

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  55. SO hard to choose :). I'd go for the Pastel one.

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  56. Hurricane Neutral as I'd love to start mixing some neutrals in with the colours to make them stand out more.

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  57. Have shared this on my Facebook page, also on Shabby Polka dots page too
    : D.

    Sharon x

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  58. Hmmm I think either Mute or Berry. Tough choice! Probably Berry actually because those are colours I wouldn't normally buy for myself but I love them.

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  59. I love that a bundle is called Mute! Oh Yes,I'm a follower,

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  60. The Mute bundle is a winner's dream, thank you for asking x

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  61. My favorite is the neutral bundle. Thanks for the opportunity to enter your great giveaway.

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  62. I'd love the Sea Hurricane bundle. I've been in a blue mood.

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  63. Mute is quite the eyecatcher! This would be awesome in the Swoon pattern. and I agree, the Vanilla Coke bundle will be a sell-out!

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  64. ♥♥I'm a follower♥♥
    Because, you know, birds of a feather...

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  65. Hadn't heard of Backstitch, nice site - can't decide between Haybale & Berry.

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  66. Oh... Berry! For sure! Have a nine year old niece who is waiting for a quilt & I have been thinking mostly solids would work well & grow with her nicely :)
    Normally, I would have went with the neutral for myself lol

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  67. I'd love the berry bundle - such yummy colors. Thanks for the chance!

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  68. Think I would choose Mute although it is very hard to choose...love them all. Thanks.

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  69. Have to say that I really like the Mute ~ surprised me because I usually like the autumn colors.
    thanks for the giveaway!

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  70. Oh it would have to be neutral (although all are lovely). Thank you Alice for such a generous giveaway.(And Lynne too of course!)

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  71. I follow you via Google Reader. I love the mute collection. Thanks for the chance!

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  72. Oh, so hard to choose! I think mute.

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  73. Definitely the Mute bundle. Gorgeous colours. I will gladly pay for postage if I am the lucky winner.

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  74. I am a follower of the blog and have you linked on mine

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  75. I would like the Mute Bundle please

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  76. I think I would choose pastel :)

    homespunhandmaiden(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  77. I follow your blog :)

    homespunhandamiden(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  78. I would love to win the Haybale bundle and will gladly pay the postage if I am lucky enough to win.

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  79. I just tweeted!
    http://twitter.com/#!/HHandmaiden

    homespunhandmaiden(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  80. I stalk, I mean follow, your lovely blog.

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  81. I've linked to your competition on FB and my craft blog ;)

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  82. And for me - hands down the berry colorway! Love it!

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  83. I'm another Alice! Love those neutrals - I know just what to make out of them! Thank you for these posts...only one of my Christmas shoppees is a quilter, but you are introducing me to some great things...

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  84. I'd have to go with Mute- love those colors. (She has a great shop btw!)

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  85. I am of course, a very happy Lynne follower. :)

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  86. Off to post this on FB. :) Thanks for the awesome chance to win. Fingers crossed. And I can't wait to get my hands on some of that vanilla coke bundle too! It's FAB!

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  87. I just bought Hurricane, which I think is ab fab!
    Next in line would be Haybale: love those colours

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  88. Yes, dear, a fervent and loyal follower xx

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  89. Haybale! I will gladly pay shipping :)

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  90. Since I am a Fat Quarter Junkie and, I really don't have any solids/blenders in my collection, this would be perfect! However, I am quite tempted by the Beauty Spot Bundle. Oh the possibilities!! Thanks for the opportunity to win! Good luck to all who enter!! :)

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  91. I would choose the pastels. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

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  92. Mmm, they are all beautiful but Hurricane sea really speaks to me.

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  93. I would choose the neutral bundle. It is such a great stash builder, but can also stand alone. Love it. And I live outside the UK and I am happy to cover any shipping costs!

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  94. I love the sea bundle, but the berry one looks delicious, too! How on earth would I choose!?!?

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  95. Of course I follow your blog! :)

    Thanks for the chances to win!

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  96. Alice has some gorgeous things, I'd go with the berry bundle but it was a hard choice!

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  97. I love the nuetral! Thanks for the chance.

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  98. I'm a google reader follower

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  99. I would love to win the Mute bundle, its the only way I'll be getting fabric for Christmas!

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  100. I follow...slightly obsessively! :)
    (How many times per day is normal for checking google reader?)

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  101. I'd pick the neutral bundle ~ THANKS for the chance!
    ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  102. I would choose the Mute bundle!

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  103. and of course I'm a follower!

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  104. I love the Mute colourway. Beautiful range of colours.

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  105. And I'm a follower on Google Reader.

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  106. Back to say I have blogged this post - http://bluepatchquilter.blogspot.com/2011/11/next-part-in-lynnes-christmas-gifts-for.html

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