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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Day 3 of our Holiday Giving..what is in our Sack today?





Oh look, you are here again. lol
Well today  Valerie from Pastimes Online,
pulled out of her sack, these gorgeous silks.
There 5 Fat Quarters (Canadian Fat quarters are larger,
I am just saying lol)

Check some of her Blocks of the Month here...
if you are thinking what to do with them..

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Weeks ago our wonderful delightful Sponsors
 were all approached to assist
in our Holiday Giveaways. They all have been sew generous,
YOU all without a doubt
have this opportunity to be warmed by their gesture.
From their hearts to YOURS.

Sew, if this is your Fancy...
Be a follower on this Blog....
Leave a comment..( otherwise how will I know) lol
And you too could Win...

All of these giveaways will be announced
on Dec 27th.

NOTE: I assure you, all of these posts
have been done well in advance, I am really taking
a break, they all have been scheduled to post for a certain time.
 OH...one of these days is a BONUS day,
I am just saying. lol


238 comments:

  1. Im glad you're taking a break Madame Samm. Love the giveaways. Im still sewing away for Christmas!

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  2. I have never worked with silks, but I plan on doing more art quilts this year.

    Debbie

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  3. :) Happy holidays! I'm a follower! Gorgeous silks... would love to add them to my stash.

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  4. Follower of course.
    Those silks are gorgeous!

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  5. Loove silks, such a beautiful fabric. Hope everyone is having happy holidays.

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  6. What another wonderful giveaway! Thank you Valerie! I've never tried putting silk in anything~ are there special tips for working with it? Thanks for the fun Samm!

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  7. Silks? I've never tried to make anything with silks but I'd love to try.
    It's great that you can shedule the posts so you can have a break.
    Lotta in Sweden

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  8. happy Christmas...love the silk fabric!

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  9. Oooooh... Silk! I LOVE silk, be them fabrics or threads. Definitely count me in! Thank you.

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  10. Follower - these silks are absolutely fabulous

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  11. The silks are so pretty. I've never used silks but would love to try!

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  12. Good evening, MSamm! You happen to have posted a picture of my all time favorite Christmas movie ... I know it was on overkill for a while on the tube here in the states, but I love Jimmy Stewart in this classic Christmas movie. Thank you for the reminder! Enjoy your relaxing break, if that truly is what you get to have, and can't wait to follow along with you when you return :) Beautiful silks, by the way!

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  13. Hello Madame Samm, silk would be a new medium for me to work with.....I have a little project I found that requires restoring with silk....love achance to win...and of course I am a follower...Warm Regards, Lyn

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  14. Enjoy your break. I'm a follower. Merry Christmas

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  15. Merry Christmas, I'm your follower, and I never tried silk before, just saying

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  16. I love the fabric, I'm already a follower!

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  17. Would love to try my skills with silks! Thanks for the chance to win. I am a follower<3

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  18. Silk! Wow! Definitely a challenge. :) One I would love to take on. (and great movie choice, btw). Thank you, thank you sponsors!

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  19. Fat quarters of silk! I've never sewn with silk before!

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  20. Hmmm...it is after midnight and i just stopped sewing (and I plan to get up early to sew a little more tomorrow before work). I have never sewn with silk before but it looks beautiful. I am a loyal follower. Merry Christmas to everyone!

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  21. I've only worked with silk in specialty crazy-patch purses. A quilt would be interesting. I would like to take the time to thank all the sponsors that have been so generous thru the year as well as
    this seasonal give-a-way. Thank You Sponsors and MSamm for all you do!

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  22. love those silk fabrics! I've used them for NY Beauty blocks and they're so lovely...

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  23. Oh how I would love to make a quilt with silk fabric. These are beautiful! Thanks.

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  24. I have a few silk squares already and need to add to them.... hint, hint!!!

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  25. Already have a couple projects in mind if I win...

    Thanks

    Marilyn W
    marilynjw1971@gmail.com

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  26. I haven't tried quilting with silks. Winning this giveaway would be a great way to learn. BTW -- I can't remember if I'm following w/my Google account or WordPress account. Either way I'm knitnoid.

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  27. Will have to read up on silks.....
    in the meantime....Sew on, Madame Sam....

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  28. I love that you are still having giveaways! it makes it feel very Christmassy!

    I follow you on GFC

    mystica123athotmaildotcom

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  29. Everyone deserves a break. Have a great holiday season!

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  30. These silk fabrics looks great. Please count me in the draw :) This morning it is minus 29 C here in Norway!!!

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  31. I'm a follower and I read your blogs everyday. Thanks for the chance to win.
    Anita in Sweden

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  32. Ohhhh, silk! I love fun giveaways and this is fun!!!

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  33. Thank you Madam Samm, and to all the sponsors. This is a Christmas to remeber - with all the goodies, and the friendships forming!!!
    Elzaan

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  34. Oooooh they look gorgeous! YUM! Please count me in :)

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  35. Yup, I am a follower and I am leaving a comment - because, this looks like too much fun to miss out on. I am glad to hear that you are taking a break and have figured out a way to blog as well - I admire a multi-tasking woman!

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  36. Silk - it's the new cotton! As I understand it, with the prices of cotton going up a lot soon, we may all be quilting with silk. I'm just sayin...

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  37. I'm a follower. I wished I knew how to set up blogs ahead of time....grin.

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  38. What lovely colours, and in silk ... I'm drooling on the key board at even the minutest chance of winning! SO glad I am a follower here :-)

    Benta

    And so glad you really are taking a break :-)

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  39. I'm happy to be a follower of your blog!

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  40. Glad to hear you are having a rest.... or are you just sayin'?
    Those silks look so luxurious..... yummmy
    Hugz

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  41. Wow, those silks are gorgeous, please pick me.....

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  42. Im a follower who would love to try making something of silk!

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  43. I'm a follower too. I've made many pillows with silk before....and embroideries... Greetings from Italy! ciao Tiziana

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  44. YES !!! I'm a follower and I love silk, the colors are so beautiful. greetings from the Netherlands, liesbeth

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  45. Those are beautiful. Absolutely beautiful. Thank you for being wonderful and having such awesome sponsors! <3 <3

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  46. Silk fat quarters!! Well of course I'd like to win them! And I am a follower.

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  47. Oooo, love the silks. I know exactly what I would do with them if I win. Glad your having a break to enjoy the Holidays with family. Merry Christmas.

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  48. I am a follower. Oh never used silk before so this would be another "new" for me.

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  49. I'm starting to use more fabrics other than cottons these days so these silks would be perfect
    I'm a follower

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  50. Enjoy your break..are there things quilted yet?Here we have a white Christmas everything looks so pretty.

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  51. Thank you for the chance. I am a loyal follower. Happy Holidays

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  52. Hi Samm,

    Another wonderful giveaway.

    Hugs,
    Joyce

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  53. Lovely silks, hope you are enjoying the getaway!

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  54. Love those fat quarters! The colours are gorgeous- maybe another bed runner...

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  55. Giveaway fabrics are the best kind...lol. Thanks for the chance to WiN! :)

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  56. Enjoy your mini vacation from writing, but I am sure you are hard at work at the sewing machine. Quilters are always sewing right down to the minute.

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  57. Silks! How luxurious! Heading home today after 5 days traveling. Great to visit but cannot wait to sleep in my own bed.

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  58. Silks?? I would be nervous quilting with them...but they would be good for me to get out of my box a little!

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  59. I have never worked with silks, but if I win I will give it a try!!

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  60. Lovely, lovey fabrics! Haven't sewn on them before but there's always a first time!

    Enjoy your break...wishing you and your family a joyous Christmas and all the best in the New Year!

    XOXO,

    Cyndi

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  61. Those are beautiful silks! Would be fun to come up with a way to use them. :-)

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  62. Love silks, they look great in Pastimes Online Pies and Tarts bom. Have just finished a tablerunner with pies and tarts but used repros.

    Hoping your having a relaxing time sewing and crafting enjoy.
    Lot's of Christmas cheer to you and your family.

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  63. I've wanted to try that silk for quite a while. Thanks for the chance.

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  64. Greate giveaway, i love silk and woud love to make some silk mug rug's :o)
    I'm an follower.
    Hugs

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  65. Beautiful silks ... would love to add them to my "someday I'll make a crazy quilt" stash! Thanks and happy holidays!

    JanetF
    jfquilts@gmail.com

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  66. Lovely giveaway! thank you and hope you are enjoying the break!i am a follower!
    Peace

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  67. I'm a follower and would love the silks - gorgeous!

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  68. The silks are wonderful! They would go nicely with some silk that I got while on a trip to China. Loved the web site. The BOMs were nice and the free patterns, wow!! what an extensive list.

    Merry Christmas!!

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  69. Silks look so gorgeous, I'll bet they are a dream to work with! Merry Christmas!

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  70. Oooh another wonderful giveaway. I've not worked with them either. Hope you're having a wonderful time away.

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  71. Hmmm I have never worked with silks. But I sure would like to try.

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  72. I have never worked with silks, but they sure are lovely...thanks for the chance at winning...again :) I hope you are enjoying your holiday.

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  73. I love Kenny G - one of my very favorites. I'm glad you put him here today. :) blessings, marlene

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  74. I am already a follower
    Wishing Everyone a Merry Christmas
    Hugs Janice

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  75. Love the silk fat quarters. Just beautiful.

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  76. Those silks are just gorgeous! I can add them to my stash of Japanese Kimono Silks and have some real fun! Thanks for the giveaway opportunities!

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  77. Great movie, pretty silks. It's good you are taking a break.

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  78. I would love a chance to win those gorgeous fat quarters. Thank you from a Canadian follower.

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  79. Beautiful silks! I am a follower
    Hope you are enjoying your break.

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  80. I would love to win these blocks of silk, I have just the project for them in mind.

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  81. It would be fun to win the silks. So pretty. Happy Holidays to everyone!

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  82. What wonderful colors of silks. Wouldn't mind whipping up something with these.

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  83. I've never used silks before! Hope you are enjoying your break, Samm!

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  84. I have never used silks before, but am willing to try. Thanks again for the opportunity.

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  85. I have never sewed silk before. I bet you could make something very lovely with it.

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  86. I love "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas". I have never sewn with silk but it would sure be fun to give it a try :)

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  87. Another great giveaway. I do CQ so I could definitely use silk!

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  88. The silks are so beautiful! Nothing shimmers like silk does.
    Thanks for the giveaway and hope you are having a lovely break!

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  89. I've never worked with silks but would love the chance to give it a try! Such beautiful colors.

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  90. The silks are so lush!! I am a follower! Thanks for organizing all the giveaways!

    MERRY CHRISTMAS!

    eem2848 at sbcglobal dot net

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  91. Ooo, silk! my fingers want to pet them!

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  92. Thanks for a chance to win! Hope you are enjoying your holiday. (I am a follower)

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  93. Beautiful silks - and they remind me that I have a gorgeous piece of Thai silk sitting in my stash - maybe they could come and play???

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  94. Enjoy yr well-deserved break!!!
    Tks fr this great giveaway =)
    Merry Christmas to all!!!!!

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  95. Ohhhh silk!!! Never worked with it before nor have I purchased any, yet. However, I have petted and stroked some in stores. Don't know what I would do with them but I sure would like to have them around to touch until I figured it out!

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  96. Oh ah! Silk is made for stroking. I don't have any so this would be a lovely win.

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  97. So pretty! Thats all I have to say!

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  99. Gorgeous fabrics! Too bad there isn't an automatic spell check.

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  100. OH my gosh - those are beautiful! My mind is racing with ideas....would love to be the winner for this! What wonderful giveaways right before Christmas! So generous!

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  101. Oh silks -- they look lovely! I can just picture me rubbing them on my cheek! I am sure they would make a lovely blouse or silk flowers or a silk infused quilt even!

    And you are really hitting on one of my two favorite songs this time of year. My other is Bing Crosby's White Christmas -- it's so romantic!!

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  102. The silk fat quarters look beautiful...thanks for the giveaway....
    Merry Christmas..

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  103. Glad to know you really are taking a well deserved break!

    Those silks would be a great addition to the silk ties I'm collecting for an all silk pieced Lone Star quilt...

    I already follow your blog - thanks for the wonderful info!

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  104. I love this movie! I'm so glad you are enjoying your well deserved break. This is a great time to year to do it, so I hope you enjoy your family and we look forward to seeing you back again.

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  105. Love the silks!! What beautiful colors!! Merry Christmas from a follower!

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  106. lovely silks. happy holidays. i'm already a follower. thanks for the chance to win.

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  107. Beautiful silks. Already a follower. Merry Christmas!

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  108. Thank you Valerie! Go Canada! Merry Christmas to all. (follower)

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  109. count me in - what wonderful give aways you are having.
    Karen
    http://karensquilting.com/blog/

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  110. Wonderful - it's like opening presents every day just to see what the give away of the day will be.

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  111. Oh, thanks so much for offering all these giveaways. Hope you are having a great break. I would love to win, so here's hoping.

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  112. gorgeous fabrics! love Kenny G! Merry Christmas!

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  113. Thank you Sponsors and Madam Samm. Such a very generous offer of SILK fat quarters... Yes today's Cottons!
    Happy Holidays
    Robin in Leavenworth Washington

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  114. The silks look beautiful. So, if I win it will start me on a new adventure! Merry almost Christmas!

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  115. Yay for Canuck fat quarters. And silk!!!

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  116. Don't worry, I am still following!

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  117. It's a Wonderful Life.....LOVE that movie.

    Those silks are sooooo gorgeous.

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  118. Silk, I've never worked with silk before.. it does look lush and lovely though :) Of course I'm a follower Madame Samm

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  119. I have you on my blog roll...thanks for the chance!

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  120. This is a great blog! You are doing a wonderful job.

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  121. These look lovely. As a follower I will be watching to see who wins .

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  122. Wonderful silks! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  123. I have never worked with silks but they look beautiful.Love " It's a wonderful life" movie. It is great to watch every year.

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  124. I have a 12" piece of silk batting that I purchased several years ago. . .how cool it would be to make a 100% silk quilted piece (I've even got several spools of silk thread!)

    Happy Sew Day!

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  125. I follow!

    Thank you for the great give aways!

    SheilaC

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  126. I have some silk fabric that a friend brought home to me from a trip to Egypt years ago. This would be a lovely accent to it!

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  127. So pretty!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

    [Happy Follower]

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  128. I love love love your video addition today, I am a softie for vintage movies. The silks are just gorgeous, they would make a quilt just sparkle! Hope I win!!

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  129. Sweet! I'm designing a quilt right now that incorporates silk. These would be perfect! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  130. Thank you for having these wonderful giveaways! I'd love to win any of these! Such wonderful gifts!

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  131. I've never worked with silks ~ but have lots of ideas of what to make with them :)
    ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  132. I'm so glad you are having give aways and a holiday break. What organization! I would love to win any of these gifts! Thank you M. Samm!
    Follower,Sheri

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  133. I'm a follower who would love to work with silk.

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  134. Never have worked with silk. This is fun seeing what's up for the day! Have a great vacation!

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  135. Love them!!!
    I'm a follower :)
    Cheryl
    (cherylsneedlecrafts at gmail dot com)

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  136. Awwww . . . silk! I think I have died and gone to Heaven! Please count me in! And Happy Holidays to all those generous sponsors!

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  137. I have personal experience with Val's silks. Believe me they are great to work with.

    Is there an echo in here? *echo* *echo*

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  138. Silks sound like a good way to get the creative juices going :) - I'm just saying....

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  139. I am a follower. I know of some really keen projects using silk, they are really beautiful. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  140. Hi Madame Samm, I went to Valerie's page and enjoyed it alot. She has LOTS of free patterns. I have never worked with silks, but hope to when I win these. mom at coxville dot com

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  141. Fun times around here! I look forward to each new day.

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  142. Yes I'm here again....wouldn't....couldn't miss reading Stash Manicure. Hopped over to Valerie from Pastimes and I'm happy to say...I'm now following her. She has a boat load of free patterns and LOTS of awesome BOM's. Thanks Madame Samm:) Silks are goood! Smiling in Michigan...

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  143. Wow.......fat quarters........you HAVE to feel them to appreciate them just that little bit more dont you lol
    Well its my excuse..........Merry Crimble :)
    Lyn

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  144. I would like to thank the Academy...wait... wrong speech. I didn't win yet! I would like to thank all the great sponsors for these give-aways

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  145. I'm a follower! Thanks for hosting all of these giveaways. Very generous!

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  146. I follow your blog on Google Reader. Thank you for the giveaway and happy holidays!

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  147. I love reading your blog and I am a follower! Thanks for the giveaways!

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  148. I have a tear, right about now. Oh the song, the movie's... I love it!
    Have yourself a Merry Christmas!

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  149. Beautiful silk, and the pies and tarts BOM looks like a ton of fun. Count me in, GFC follower.

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  150. I'm a follower and have been so wanting to try a project using silks. Merry Christmas!

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  151. Ooo this is a fabric I have not played with so far. Would love to give it a try if I win this great giveaway!

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  152. Wow, what a great giveaway Samm. I have never made anything with silks, but I have seen a few beautiful silk quilts at quilt shows. Would love to try to make a quilt with silks. Love the video too!

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  153. What can I say? Silk fat quarters says it all. I'm going to be using extra hand cream from now on in case I'm the fortunate lady who will be handling this magnificant gift.

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  154. Silk! I never would have thought of using silks. So many ideas, so little time! ;)

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  155. Oh, what I could do with these silks! Just dreaming here.... and yes, I am a follower.

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  156. I've been a follower for awhile now. Love the silks. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  157. Oh the luxury of silk! Another gorgeous giveaway to say thank you for.

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  158. I love following you daily via google. The silks are lovely and I thank you for the chance to win them.

    Enjoy your rest. (yeah, like you aren't busy as a bee with holiday happiness)

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  159. Oh, the silks are just gourgeous, who wouldn't want to win them ...

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  160. Love following your blog! Haven't worked with silks before but would love to try!

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  161. Love the silk. Merry Christmas to All! And, to all happy sewing in 2011

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  162. I'd love to add silks to my stash of fabrics! =)

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  163. Those silks are scrumptious! I would love to put them in my stash and next project!

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  164. Merry Christmas. I am so happy to be a follower and I love the Pastimes Online website. I would be so excited to win the silks. What beautiful, rich colors.

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  165. I am a follower, Merry Christmas!!

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  166. Yep, still a follower! These look very interesting and something I haven't worked with yet. Hope I win!! Thanks!

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  167. The silks are beautiful - and would be perfect for a crazy quilt. Thank you for the lovely giveaway. I follow as MarciaW.

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  168. Oh.... silk.... sounds like a crazy quilt time. That would be fun to explore! Thank you for all the creative ideas your site inspires.

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  169. I'm loving these clever little posts. So much time and effort must have gone in preparing them for us - Thank You!

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  170. your giveaways are all so yummy! silk! mmmmmm

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  171. I love these giveaways! Silk would be fun - I've never tried working with silk!

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  172. You know I'm a follower......and I'm IN, please !

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  173. I've never worked with silk - it sounds like fun! Love the BOMs on Valerie's website too. Thanks for these great giveaways.

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  174. Yummm silk what a treat and what gorgeous colours. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  175. These silks are just gorgeous!!! I would love to win them. Hugs Ariane

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  176. I love working with silks and those are gorgeous. I would love a chance to win them.

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  177. Swoon........... Kenny G AND silks!!!! Fabulous!!!!

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  178. Love those silks, thanks for the giveaway. Hope you are enjoying your Christmas time with your loved ones.

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  179. What beautiful silks! I'd love the oppotunity to win. Merry Christmas!

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  180. What a wonderful gift. I would love to win. Thank you.

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  181. Beautiful fabric. Would love to try my hand at sewing with silk.

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  182. These are gorgeous! Thanks for the chance to win them!

    Sandy A

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  183. I have never made much with silks. It would be fun to try.

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  184. Beautiful silks! Thank you for the giveaway.

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  185. Wow! I'd love to sew with silk. Happy Holidays! A faithful follower:)

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  186. I'd love to have some silks to play with. They are beautiful.

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  187. These silks are so beautiful. amazing.

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  188. I can't remember if I already entered this giveaway...I've never worked with silk before. Thanks for the giveaway! :)

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