Monday, 25 July 2016

Giveaway Mondays - Oakshott Fabrics

This week's giveaway comes to you from Oakshott Fabrics who are giving away three metres of any Colourshott 'background' fabric from the selection shown.  Retail value £65.85​.​  Tightly woven using only the finest threads and dyes, the colourshotts are all beautiful rich colours.  Bolt widths are a generous 54" - almost 25% wider than 'standard'.


And for a great example of how to use these beautiful shot cottons in the background to a quilt, this is the Variegated Threads Quilt designed by Krista Hennebury for Simply Moderne Issue 5.


For an chance to win this wonderful giveaway, just let me know the name of your favourite quilting blog or magazine!

And the winner of last week's giveaway of this wonderful bundle of florals from Sew Me A Song has been chosen by random number generator and is Dody!

 

115 comments:

  1. My favorite quilting blog? Lily's Quilts, of course! I would be tickled to add some Oakshott Fabrics to my collection...I need some more solids and these are so pretty!

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  2. My favourite magazine is The Quiltmaker Magazine, thanks for the chance to win.

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  3. Hi. My favourite magazine is Sew Inspired by Debbie Shore. Your blog of course.

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  4. Lately I've really gotten into Quiltmania and its sister publication Quilt Moderne. They offer me a different perspective.

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  5. I've enjoyed this blog but haven't been a member that long. Like Quilt maker magazine or FONS AND Porter Love of Quilting.

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  6. For free motion quilting - Leah Day. Scraps and mystery - Bonnie Hunter. 24Tangent@gmail.com

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  7. Hi,Love your Blog's inspiration and neatness! Thanks for sharing a great giveaway! msstitcher1214@gmail.com

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  8. My favorite quilting blog is Red Pepper Quilts. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  9. I love your blog, your projects are so inspiring. Thank you so much!

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  10. I just found your blog and will be following you on blogger. Quilt mania is my favorite magazine.

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  11. I enjoy a number of blogs but scraps are my favorite so I love crazy mom quilts. Thanks!

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  12. I love Stitched in Color. Rachel is very inspiring.

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  13. Quiltmania is my favorite magazine.

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  14. I love Lily's Quilts, and a fave magazine is Modern Patchwork. Thanks!

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  15. My favorite blogs are Factotum of Arts and SOTAK Handmade. My favorite magazine is Love Patchwork and Quilting, although it can be a challenge to find it here in the states. Thanks!

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  16. I really love Mary Fon's blog PaperGirl. It's a mix of quilting and non quilting adventures!

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  17. There are so many blogs. Red Pepper Quilts is one of those. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  18. The only quilting magazine I read is Modern Patchwork and my favorite blog is Lily's Quilts. Thanks for a wonderful giveaway.

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  19. I love simply modern and quiltmania

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  20. I love simply modern. Thank you for another wonderful giveaway.
    cottonpaperflowers at gmail dot com

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  21. My favourite quilting magazine is Quiltmaker.

    lin.web.28 at gmail dot com

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  22. I do really like Jenny's Block magazine. No ads and great stories but Quiltmaker is a longtime favorite as well.

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  23. For blogs, I love Quiltville's Quips & Snips and Pat Sloan Quilts, besides yours of course! :)

    Sandy A

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  24. I thoroughly enjoy following your blog Lily's Quilts, always something going on lol. Being a beginner I'll add in I love McCalls Easy Quilts. I want to try Oakshot Fabrics but for fear of never handling and using it I'm afraid to purchase it so this will be a great opportunity to try it out.
    Jeri Oldtisme@aol.com

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  25. I thoroughly enjoy following your blog Lily's Quilts, always something going on lol. Being a beginner I'll add in I love McCalls Easy Quilts. I want to try Oakshot Fabrics but for fear of never handling and using it I'm afraid to purchase it so this will be a great opportunity to try it out.
    Jeri Oldtisme@aol.com

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  26. My favourite magazine is Quilt Now, love your quilt patterns that appear in it :)

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  27. My favorite blog is from Quilt Art Designs. Amazing paper piecing!

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  28. Really look forward to each issue of Quiltmania.

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  29. I love attic24 for the colour inspiration.

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  30. I enjoy many blogs for different reasons, one of my favourites is Flossie Teacakes. She does absolutely beautiful English paper piecing designs. Thanks for the chance to win the fabric.
    annamariehlustik@googlemail.com

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  31. I like http://www.onthewindyside.co.nz. I used to live in NZ so it feels like a little piece of home!

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  32. "Live a Colorful Life" is a blog I like to follow. Thanks for the chance to win my favorite colorway in shot cottons!

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  33. Your blog of course but I also love Quiltville's Quips and snips along with Dilys Fronks here in the Uk. My favourite magazine is Today's Quilter. Thanks for the chance to win such superb materials.

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  34. I would have to say Block by Missouri Star Quilt Co. is my favorite magazine. There are so many fantastic blogs out there it is hard to choose.
    Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  35. Well obviously, as others have indicated, your blog! But a close second, and in fact a tie, would be Flossie Teacakes and Attic 24, because I love the personable'ness they bring to their writing! And as for those oakshotts, absolutely stunning, and purple and grey are 'my' colours😃

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  36. I love so many, but Kathleen Quilts is my current favorite: great machine quilting inspiration.

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  37. I enjoy lots of blogs: Bonnie Hunter's Quiltville, Blue Mountain Daisy, Red Pepper Quilts, Attic 24 are all favourites. The Giveawqy is fabulous - thanks for the opportunity to enter.

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  38. My favorite blog is Cat Patches. I rally like her humor, writing style and when her cats write the blog. My favorite quilt magazine is Quiltmaker.

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  39. My favorite magazine is : Quilters Newsletter and my favorite blog is of course Lily"s Blog

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  40. I subscribe to Quilting Arts, but also love Quiltmaker and most quilting mags. For blogs - I love Lily's quilts and also Quiltville and a whole bunch of others

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  41. My favorite blog is Lilys Quilts of course. I love the Modern Quilting magazine and would love, love to win these Oakshott fabrics!!!

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  42. I don't have a favorite - there's just too many good ones!

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  43. Fans and Porter is still my favorite quilting magazine. Thanks for the opportunity to enter the giveaway.

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  44. I like Amanda Jean at Crazy Mom Quilts.

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  45. My favorite quilting magazine is Quilter's Newsletter! Thank you for the opportunity to enter the give-away!

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  46. I thoroughly enjoy following Lily's Quilts. I also enjoy Red Pepper Quilts and many others like Amy's Creative Side and Stitched in Color. The internet is full of fun and interesting blogs!

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  47. Beautiful colors!!! I like Red Pepper Quilts

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  48. My favorite blog, besides yours of course, is Red Pepper quilts. I probably check it daily and spend way too much money on online fabric store deals that are listed.

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  49. I can't really narrow down blogs to a favourite ... but I love Poppyprint, Happy Zombie, Red Pepper Quilts and a bunch more! And I love Simply Moderne and it's quirkiness!

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  50. I read too many blogs to have a fave, but my favourite magazine is Quiltmania, because it has so many of my favourite designers featured. Thanks for the giveaway. Tarnia.hodges at gmail dot com

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  51. I love your blog and read every entry. There are many, many fine blogs out there and I am always finding more. For magazines, I do consistently enjoy quilting arts, although some issues more than others. Thanks for the super giveaway. I'd love to design a quilt with beautiful oakshott fabrics.

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  52. Simply Modern and Quiltmania. Thank you for the opportunity to win.

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  53. The blog I visit most often is Bonnie Hunter's Quiltville. I love following her travels. I also read Lily's Quilts of course! Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  54. My favorite quilt magazine is McCall's Quilting!

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  55. My favorite quilt magazine is McCall's Quilting!

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  56. A favourite magazine for quilting is McCall's Quilting, there's always something interesting that I discover!

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  57. Quilt maker.... Enjoy your blog, plus so many more. As someone who just started quilting you are an inspiration



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  58. My favorite blog is Barbara Blackman's. She writes and illustrates about the history of American quilt makers.

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  59. My favourite magazine is Quilt Now 😊

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  60. I love, Love patchwork and Quilting

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  61. Fav mag Love Patchwork and Quilting, love lots of blogs.

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  62. My favorite quilt magazine for years has been Quilters Newsleterr which is sadly going out of production.

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  63. Yours was one of the first modern quilt blogs I came across, if not the first. From there I followed a network of community to find the others I follow. I have a loyalty to some blogs, this is one.

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  64. I enjoy looking at Knotted Cotton and My Bearpaw both of which have new and original designs

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  65. My favourite quilting magazine is Quilt Now!

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  66. love patchwork and quilting is my favourite magazine

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  67. Simply modern is my favorite!

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  68. I love Red Pepper Quilts' blog.

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  69. I have two favorites, McCall's and Quiltmaker

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  70. I don't have a favourite blog. There aren't that many quilting mags in the uk but the only one i read is Quilt Now so i suppose that's my favourite by default!

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  71. I love so many quilting blogs that I can't just pick one! But I am loving the wide width this fabric comes in;-)

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  72. Too many blogs to choose, yours of course and 'A Quilters Table'!

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  73. It would be so easy to say 'yours' cos I do but I really like Flying Blind on a Rocket Cycle, she hasnt posted for ages, same with Canadian Abroad....everyone seems to have switched over to Instagram.

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  74. Stitched in Color and Modern Patchwork are among my favorites. Thank you for the chance to win the Oakshott bundle!

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  75. My favourite is Patchery Menagerie!

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  76. Hi! I love these fagbirs so much, thank you for a chance to win! There are so many inspiring blogs, yours of course and 'Twiggy and Opal", "Stitched in Color". 'Love Patchwork and Quilting' is my favourite magazine. x Teje
    nerospost(at)gmail(dot)com

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  77. I like Bloglovin because I get to view several quilt blogs
    Rosemary

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  78. Bonnie Hunter's Quiltville because I like scrappy. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  79. All of the quilting blogs are my favorite! I love each and every one of them. Thanks!

    Please click on the delaineelliott above for my email link.

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  80. Quiltmaker Magazine is my favorite quilting magazine. I don't have one blog that is my favorite, but rather about 10 that I routinely check, including yours.
    Kim

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  81. I like 'Love Patchwork and Quilting' magazine

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  82. Daydreams of Quilts.

    schimmel(dot)db(at)gmail(dot)com

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  83. I enjoy reading Swim, Bike, Quilt.

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  84. I like Quiltmaker Mag. :) Thank you

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  85. I like Quilting Arts Magazine. Thanks for another wonderful giveaway Lynne!

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  86. The texture of the Colourshott background fabric is perfect to add interest to large areas of negative space. sjvonfumetti at yahoo dot com

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  87. Beautiful fabric! I enjoy Quilting Arts magazine. jarvenpa1ne(at)gmail(dot)com

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  88. My favourite blog is Jo's Country Junction.
    jen dot barnard at btinternet dot com

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  89. American Patchwork & Quilting is my favorite magazine.

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  90. Simply modern!Thanks for another fab giveaway

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  91. My "current" favorit magazine is the Quiltmania magazine and I love the Oakshott fabrics. I am currently using 30Black, 31WhiteMarble and 57Carmargue for my CHANEL Quilt (work in progress on my block http://redwork-in-germany.blogspot.de)...

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  92. I love freshly pieced by Lee heinrich, and love patchwork and quilting. Thanks so much!

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  93. favourite quilt blog I think would be Maureen Cracknell.... :)

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  94. I love simply modern magazine.
    sewfabrics at outlook.com

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  95. My favorite quilting blog is Primitive Gatherings.

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  96. Krista's spools are amazing. I'd love to recreate it in these Oakshotts. Hopefully I will see it hanging at the Festival of Quilts. I think Homespun magazine is fab as I always find something in there I'd like to make.

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  97. Do I really need to tell you who my favourite quilt blogger is? Thought not! xxx

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  98. I like Love Patchwork & Quilting

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  99. If we count you as read, then my other earlier blogger I still read is Just Jude. Magazine would be Quiltmaker.

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  100. Favorite blog is of course lilysquilts and new favorite magazine is Love Patchwork & Quilting.

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  101. I love all the blogs I follow! I rarely invest in magazines so I haven't developed a favorite. Thanks!

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  102. I like Simply Moderne magazine!

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  103. I like Simply Moderne magazine!

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  104. I like Lily's Quilts blog the most
    gandn74@ymail.com

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  105. Simply modern quilts is my favourite.

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  106. I enjoy Quiltmania Magazine.

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