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Monday, September 12, 2011

Guest # 31 Mark with a calyso swing Flower Arrangement and Giveaway from Free Spirit

Hello everyone my name is Mark Cesarik and I am a designer with
Free Spirit-fabrics.
Madame Samm asked me to show you today how to make
this flower arrangement.   Simple, quick and easy!
Great for you Wantobes and Quilters alike...


Sometimes simple things can make exotic creations.
I am sure many of you have a bit of stash that you could
make your own unique flower arrangement.
Here is what you will need.

 Materials Needed:

1 yard of your chosen fabric
1 yard of contrast
Needle
Thread
4 " styrofoam ball
* white better but you can get them green as well
Vase that will fit your ball into nicely
lot's of pins...



1 Cut each yard of fabric in half lengthwise so that you have 4 pieces that are 21” by 36”.

2 Cut strips that are 4” wide and 21” long. You should end up with 36 strips.

3 Fold strip in half wrong sides facing so that you have a strip that is 2” wide by 21” long.



4 Tuck ends inside so that the seams are finished.

                      5 Baste stitch ¼” from the bottom. Make about 2 - 3 stitches per inch.



5 Baste stitch ¼” from the bottom. Make about 2 - 3 stitches per inch.

6 Gather the fabric by pushing the fabric towards the knotted end. The fabric will form into a
rolled shape.

7 Starting at one end, roll into a tight flower shape, slipping stitching the layers as you go.

8 Once all flowers are finished, place Styrofoam ball into the vase. Add flowers to theStyrofoam ball starting at the bottom. Use pins to secure the flowers to the ball.


 I got my start in 2007 when my wife Cara and I started Sew Bettie, which we were able to do when we discovered Spoonflower. One of our most popular designs was the Mustache Fabric. In 2009 I signed with Westminster and I launched my first collection in the Winter of 2011, which was Calypso Swing. Morning Tides was released in August and "Cosmic Burst" will come out 1st quarter 2012.

My wife Cara is the sewer and crafter side o fmy fabric design endeavors, my background is in fine art and design and I do have a day job as a graphic designer, - I hope one day to be able to do this full time.

Mustache with Spoonflower


 Calypso swing fabrics..
© 2011 Mark Cesarik Art and Design • www.markces.com



Our Giveaway today is for our Wantobes




Ty Penningtons's Fabric collection called Water Flower

I thought choosing Ty Penningtons collection called
Water Flower would be a great choice to make Mark's Calypso
flower arrangement.  Free Spirit Fabrics 
sent along Ty's complete collection of these 3  lines..

 Gray, Chartruese, and Ice..
The winner will get 9 - 1/2 yard
bundles of this collection...


Our blog Sponsor will get.....

these Presencia Threads Finca #8
and some of these Pebble needles from
Colonial Needle sew you will be able to tackle
some stitching projects...YOU will love these needles
the only ones I ever use..!
Jane's Fabrics has these threads
if you want some...

Sew do you need to do....

Well go and visit Mark , he has a fan club
sew you can join him there...( follower button)
and yes I am sure by now you are following here..

And that is it..leave a comment sew you will
be in the draw...and please if you are
a no-reply follower be sure to change your status
the how to is on the side bar...
( 4 have won sew far that we could not get a hold of)
and had to pick another name...

Big thanks goes out to Mark, Free Spirit Fabrics
Colonial Needle and Great Gerberas for my mini roses...
And YOU, for sharing this with 1 other person-
imagine the possibilities of another
quilting friend in your circle
of influence.


129 comments:

  1. I'm a follower of your blog and Mark's now! I'm a Wantobe sponsored by Happy Quilting.

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  2. Hi, I am a quilter but just had to stop by and tell Mark how much I love this idea!! Thank you Mark, Free Spirit, Colonial Needle,Great Gerberas and you Madame Samm. Good luck Wantobes!

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  3. A wantobe quilter here! I love that flower arrangement, and will be trying it soon! My sponsor is Diary of a Quilter :0)

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  4. I am a wantobe quilter, Wendy @ Why Know Kwilt is my sponsor. I have to say, I would have never believed I could do such a pretty arrangement as Mark has shown. Nice tutorial! Thank you Madame Samm and all of your wonderful sponsors as well..this has been a great place to learn and enjoy all! I now follow Mark and of course follow you as well! :)

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  5. I really like this flower. I love the flowers. I'll make flower material. Mark's followers. Hungary was able to play? I like beautiful fabrics!

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  6. Good morning!
    What a great idea and tutorial! So many shapes.... so many possibilities. Thank you! Of course a follower and love your fabric lines. Calypso is vibrant and energetic. Love it.
    Madame Samm, Ty's waterflower fabric is delectable.
    Here's to a creative week and all things to make our hearts sing!
    Christina in Cleveland / Brenis

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  7. Very fun craft. I am a new follower of Mark's blog, a follower here. my Sponsor is A Stitch in Time. thanks!

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  8. Ty's fabrics are so pretty. I follow Mark, and Stash Manicure. Amy at Diary of a Quilter is my sponsor.

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  9. My daughter, Jennifer, is the wantobe. We come through Tonya @ Hillbilly Handiwork. Thank you so much for the beautiful "flower" arrangement. It is stunning.

    Wanda
    http://wandas-quilts-crafts.blogspot.com/

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  10. Good morning, Madame Samm!!


    I'm Mark's newest follower - - I love his new Mystical Morning Tides fabric!!

    I'm following here with Freda from The Advetures of the Empress of the Universe!!

    Hugs ~~ Suz
    inspiringcreativeness.blogspot

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  11. Great flowers! I am a follower here and on Mark's blog, and am a wantobe sponsored by Amy at Diary of a Quilter.

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  12. Very interesting. I am following Mark to see just what else he does.

    Thanks M. Samm!

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  13. I loved your guest, Mark, Madamme Samm. Another good post, inspirational, lots to look at for inspiration and fun. Linda from Buzzing and Bumbling sent me. Thanks.

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  14. Love the flower arrangement! :) Very creative! Thanks, Mark!

    Love, love, love the Ty Pennington fabric! Beautiful!

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  15. I've just gone and followed Mark's blog. This is a really neat idea! I'm going to save this tutorial and make some flower arrangements for my house and some for friends too!

    I'm a Wantobe quilter and my sponsor is Quilter in the Gap

    Would love to turn some of these fabrics into flowers! :)

    Giles (Touch And Sew / touchandsew.blogspot.com)

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  16. I am a wantobe sponsored by Amy of Diary of a quilter - I follow both blogs.

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  17. I am sponsored by Diary of a Quilter. Thanks for the chance!

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  18. Just came acrossed your posts. Thanks for the opportunity to join in. Interesting . . .

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  19. Love the tutorial! Gotta love the fabric! I'm a follower of both and I am sponsored by Raspberry Rabbits!

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  20. Love the tutorial and the fabrics! I'm a wantobe sponsored by kdquilts. :)

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  21. Great idea! I'm already seeing it in sea colors....

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  22. Yes! I follow you in my googled reader. I've never won anything yet in all the blogs I follow- let this be the first! :)

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  23. Hi, I'm a wantobe sponsored by quilting by dawn.
    Thanks to Mark for the tutorial. I am now a follower. He has some lovely colors. I especially love the Calypso swing fabrics and the blues in Morning Tides.

    Thanks to all the sponsors.

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  24. Thank you everyone! I follow here and at Marks blog. Wantobe - sponser is Marlene - Stitching by the Lake! And we would love to win this beautiful giveaway! thanks!
    butler83ataoldotcom

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  25. What beautiful fabrics Mark has... did you see his upcoming peek?

    I'm a wantobe sponsored by Kathys Cottage.

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  26. wow, the fabrics are beautiful! i am a wantobe and my sponsor is diary of a quilter. i follow mark now

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  27. Jane I love your little snowman block. Are you doing a whole serieis of snowman or just winter scenes?

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  28. Beautiful fabric! I am a wantobe and my sponsor is A Stitch in Time.

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  29. I'm a quilter but wanted to stop by to say thanks to Mark for the flower tutorial and special thanks to all the great sponsors!

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  30. A great give away today - love Ty's fabric and the creative flower arrangment by Mark. I'm a wantobe quilter sponsored by Lily Pad Quilting and I follower here. Thanks to Mark, Free Spirit, Colonial Needles, and Madame Samm.

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  31. Beautiful flowers! Oh and those fabrics would be great for a stained glass quilt as well. I'm a Wantobe quilter sent over from Diary of a Quilter.

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  32. I'm now a follower of Mark:s blog, and I appreciate his creativity with fabric. My sponsor is "Stitching by the Lake." Thank you Madam Samm for promotsing the fabric arts particulaly quilting. agnes pat.

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  33. All set up and enjoying another fun, interesting tutorial.... Thanks!
    Sara (sponsor = KD of KD quilts)

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  34. I'm a quilter, but I wanted to stop in and say thanks for the creative way to make a flower arrangement! I hopped over to Mark's blog, and have to say that I am in love with his Morning Tides in blue....lovely!

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  35. I am a follower of yours and my sponsor is Jennifer over at Ellison Lane Quilts. Beautiful fabric!

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  36. Hi! I'm a wanttobe. I follow you and Mark. My sponsor is Jennifer at Ellison Lane.

    Happy Monday :)

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  37. Hi there....Just signed up to follow Mark and of course I'm a follower here. My sponsor is Jane's Fabrics and Quilts. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  38. I'm a wantobe quilter! I have no idea how to get a sponsor though... I did just start following mark's blog - love the fabrics! Do we get assigned a sponsor? I plan on starting my first ever quilt in october. Have the pattern fabric - just need to pick up some solids! Would love to win!

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  39. Good Morning All!
    I'm a quilter, but I had to comment on the darling mustache fabric!!! Mark, it's great! I'm on my way over to your blog right now.
    Thank you to all the fabulous sponsors, all of the creative guests, and of course our own fantastic Madame Samm - what a generous, and delightful lady you are! I am thrilled to have stumbled upon SewWeQuilt.
    Thank you!

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  40. I love Mark's Sew Bettie line! What a fun tutorial, too!

    I'm a wantobe and my blog sponsor is Amy with Diary of a Quilter. Thanks!

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  41. what a cool idea! I'm a want a be, sent by Marlene at Stitchin by the lake

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  42. Love the flowers. Think I'll make a bunch for the daughter. Fabric, please.
    Hugs from Mary
    (sponsored by:DD Lindsey)

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  43. wow, this quilting world is a whole new world!!

    sponsored by Amy @ A Quilting Sheep and a new follower of Mark's

    thank you Madame Samm and thank you sponsors....... for expanding my world!

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  44. Yes, I'm a quilter, but I wanted to say thanks to Mark for the great idea and to Free Spirit as a sponsor! Wow - 9 1/2 yards of fabric - beautiful fabric!!!

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  45. hi Im a follower of Marks and just love his colors and designs and KDQuilts Im a wanna be quilter and getting lots of ideas from all your quest

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  46. Those flowers are so cute and Ty designed fabric! My daughter will go crazy (huge crush on Ty) I follow Mark's blog and I'm a wantobe sponsored by Marcia @ crafty sewing and quilting

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  47. Done, done and done! My sponsor I Mary Ann and I am a wantobe, so please put me in the drawing!

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  48. I am a wantobe Quilter signed up with Linda@StrayStitches

    I am now following Mark & I follow Stash Manicure

    This is yet another lovely Giveaway -
    Thank you so much to Mark, Free Spirit Fabrics, Colonial Needle, Great Gerberas & Madame Samm !!!

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  49. I follow both blogs. I'm a Wantobe and I'm sponsored by Amy from Diary of a Quilter.

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  50. Hi! I am a follower here and Mark and a wantobe quilter. I am sponsored by Jane of Jane's fabrics. What a cute idea to make a bouquet of fabric flowers! thanks for the giveaway!

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  51. I follow Mark's blog and your blog! I am a Wantobe!!
    I sponsored by Staci from The Confused Quilter!
    Thanks for the chance!

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  52. This Wantobe has done what she needs to do! I follow Mark, I follow Madame Samm. Snoodles sent me from Lilypad Quilting. I hope I'm the lucky lucky winner today!

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  53. w
    What a great post! So cute I will have to try this and as always I am a follower!
    Debbie

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  54. So glad it's Monday! I love grabbing a mug o coffee and heading to Sew We Quilt! Really liked the tutorial and will enjoy following Mark's blog! I am a wantobe and am sponsored by Marcia's Crafty Sewing! Great day!

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  55. I am a follower here and of Mark's blog. My sponsor is Amy @Diary of a Quilter. I would love to win some fabric! Thanks for the chance!!

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  56. Signing in for Allie Coburn! Little miss wantobequilter! We have gone over to Mark's and left him some comment love, followed him, and liked him on FB! and as always, we follow here too!

    SewCalGal is Allie's sponsor!

    Thanks to our prize sponsors of today! :)

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  57. Follower of Mark!! Of course a follower of you. I wish I would have known this when I got married, what a fun centerpiece:) I have shared with my whole family, now if they wouldn't be so lazy and follow you :)

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  58. Of course, I'm a follower and a wannabe. My sponsor is Sew Much Beauty. Oh, I am now a follower of Marks too. Love the floral bouquet.

    leon9801@gmail.com

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  59. I follow Mark and here, I'm a wantobe sponsored by Lily pad quilting. Thanks for the great giveaways.

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  60. I am a wantobe from Team Lilypad quilting.

    Love this tutorial and went to his site and told him so... also a new follower there, another great blog for my blog reader!

    Thanks Madame Samm

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  61. Good Morning!
    Cute! Cute Tute!! I am one of Mark's Fans. Love the Morning Tides collection in Blue and told him sew.
    Yes, I am a happy follower here too!! I look forward to these New Guest everyday, and learn something fabulously New!!
    Thanks Free Spirit Fabrics
    Colonial Needle for these Generous Products and Great Gerberas for these lovely petite Roses!! I need a Great Gerberas near me in Tampa!!

    Have a Great Day Madame Samm, you have my Mark of Excellance!!

    Huggs, Nancy

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  62. wantobe quilter here, sponsored by melissa at happy quilting. i'm a follower of you and mark. thanks!

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  63. Please enter me in this wanntobe giveaway! My sponsor is atwillowtreepond dot blogspot dot com!

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  64. ok. I got a sponsor! I left my address at http://sewmesomethinggood.blogspot.com/ with Katherine! Can I be entered to win now :)

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  65. I would love to try the flower arrangement tutorial. I will have to go through my fabric and see what would work. I enjoyed visiting Mark's blog and now follower him. I am a wantobe and Shell at Raspberry Rabbits is my sponsor.

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  66. i'm a wantobe n i followed both of u :)

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  67. forgot to mentioned..i'm sponsored by amy@diary of a quilter (sorry amy..)

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  68. I'm following Mark now. I made one of these flowers years ago but never thought to use them as Mark has done - very cool. The fabrics for the giveaway would make fabulous flowers.
    Madame Samm, I would love to see a larger picture of the embroidered quilt that's in the background of the Presencia threads. :)

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  69. I'm following Mark now. I made one of these flowers years ago but never thought to use them as Mark has done - very cool. The fabrics for the giveaway would make fabulous flowers.
    Madame Samm, I would love to see a larger picture of the embroidered quilt that's in the background of the Presencia threads. :)

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  70. I'm a WANTOBE, a new follower of Mark and registered with Jane! Love this!! =)

    hdelacruz15@gmail.com

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  71. GREAT tutorial, Mark and I love your fabrics! Lucky giveaway recipient today. Headed over to follow Mark's blog. I need to keep up with this fella and see what he's up to!

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  72. Good morning! I am a Wantobe quilter, and am sponsored by Sharon @ Vroomans Quilts. I follw here, and love this collection! Great post Mark! The Calypso flower arrangement if so cool!

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  73. I'm a wantobe quilter sponsored by Amy @ Diary of a Quilter. This was so neat! Many thanks to Mark!

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  74. I wasn't sure at first, but those flowers are great! What fun. I'm following Mark and my sponsor is Amy @ Diary of a Quilter.

    Thanks for brightening my Monday!

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  75. What a cool flower arrangement that is. You know I'm a wannabe follower here and now at Marks. Oh and sponsored by Debbie @ designs by Debbie.
    I also want to thank you again. Debbie and I got our stuff last Friday. You outdid yourself. I loved it all.

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  76. Oooo, what a clever idea! I hope I win the fabrics.
    rssavingalot@gmail.com

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  77. I follow your blog and Mark's. My sponsor is lilypad quilting.

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  78. Hi there,
    I am a wantobe quilter. I am following Marks blog, your blog and my sponsor is Happy Quilting.
    I am not sure if I am a no-reply follower and I tried to figure out how to change that (or even to find out if I am!)..and I couldn't figure it out! Where can I find this info to change it?!
    Thank you again for the lovely post.

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  79. As a wantobe sponsored by Jane's Quilt and Fabric and a following of Mark's

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  80. That's such a pretty flower centerpiece design. I have been following Mark's blog since first spotting his Calypso Swing fabrics. The day I found those fabrics, I bought almost every one of them. Well, I did buy them all in the purple/magenta colorway and then a few from the pink one too. And now I'm very much loving his Morning Tides fabrics. If possible, I think those are even more gorgeous than Calypso Swing was.

    And Ty's fabrics are gorgeous too. Great giveaway.

    I am following Marks' blog although after checking just now, I realized I've been doing it on my own and hadn't yet clicked that "follow" button. I have now done that and of course, I am following this blog.

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  81. I already follow you:) and now I follow Mark!!

    suzannebake@gmail.com

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  82. I love Ty Pennington fabric! My sponsor is Ellison Lane Quilts.

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  83. I'm a follower here and now a follower of Mark. Love the fabric! My sponsor is Clover & Violet.

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  84. Great tutorial Mark! I'm a quilter so not eligible for drawing, but those are some beautiful fabrics!! Thanks sponsors and good luck Wantobes :)

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  85. That is one neat project! I am a wantobe quilter, a new follower of Marks and a follower of this site too. Sue@quilttimes is my sponsor.

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  86. That fabric is so nice! I am a follower of both sites. I am a want to be quilter sponsored by Amy of Diary of a Quilter.

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  87. I am a wantobe quilter my sponsor is Janet @ Caribou Crossing Chronicles. what a great idea,(for all the left over fabrics) from Mark and yes I am a follower of Marks blog as well as Madame Samm's. Have a great day.

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  88. Great tutorial! I am a wantobe quilter sent by Melissa Correy at Happy Quilting. I became a follower of Mark. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  89. I am a follower sponsored by Maryann @ RockNquilts.

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  90. Hi, following Mark and here! Sponsored by Diary of a Quilter. I love Mark's mustache fabric!

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  91. Thanks Mark for a tutorial of a different kind. I'm a new follower of yours, and of course, a follower here. I'm a wantobe sponsored by the smashing Jacque aka Snoodles of Lilypadquilting. Love, Love, Love this fabric.

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  92. Thank you Samm for all your hard work putting this together for this wantobe quilter. I follow Sew WE Quilt and signed on with Mark. He sure makes some nice designs. I can't forget Shell @ Raspberry Rabbits she is my host blog.

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  93. I'm a Wantobe sponsored by Jane's Fabric. I'm excited for this tutorial. As soon as I saw the pic I thought 'Oh I hope that's what we get to make'. One of my good friends is getting married and she's gonna love this.

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  94. I am now one of Mark's followers. His fabric is different and very beautiful! And of course I love Ty Pennington's fabric...and kind of have a crush on him too.

    I am a wantobe sponsored by Mary on Lake Pulaski.

    I hope it isn't wantobe's that you couldn't contact since we have to have a sponsor and provide our contact info to them! :) I saw your other post (blah, blah), and want to tell you again how much I appreciate all you are doing, Ms. Madame Samm.

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  95. Thanks Mark for the great tutorial....I've never seen this done before so I'm lovin' it!

    Smiles,
    Kelly

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  96. Hi -- Thanks for a great tutorial Mark. I am a follower of Mark now and am follower of Sew we Quilt for sometime now.

    I am a want to be quilter and am registered with May @ Fabraholic.

    Thanks for this wonderful give away campaign.

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  97. Dear MS, it is so much fun to visit Sew We Quilt. I had to stop by at Mark's blog to look at his beautiful fabric. Thanks for taking the time to share this great tutoial.

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  98. I am a follower of Mark's blog and yours as well. I am a wantobe quilter sponsered by Kathy at Its Only Natural.

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  99. lovely tutorial and fabrics.
    Wantobe sponsored by Nan@pots and pins. thank you

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  100. I am a follower of Mark's blog & your blog! Thanks for another giveaway - that fabric looks wonderful! My wantobe quilter sponsor is Jane's Fabrics! :)

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  101. love the ty pennington fabrics. haven't seen one yet that I don't. thanks for the tutorial - still a little more advanced than my current level of sewing. sad.

    Andrea

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  102. I'm one of Mark's followers and I follow here, too, of course. And I'm a wannabe quilter with Team Lily Pad Quilting. I need all the help I can get!

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  103. I am a wantobe quilter, Jane at Janes Fabrics and Quilts is my sponsor. I have to say I just love the arrangement Mark has shown. Nice tutorial! Thank you Madame Samm and all of your wonderful sponsors as well..this has been a great place to learn and enjoy all! I now follow Mark and of course follow you as well!
    Patti xxx

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  104. I am a wantobe quilter. The fabrics for the giveaway would make fabulous flowers.Thanks to Mark, Free Spirit, Colonial Needles, and Madame Samm.katusya04@gmail.com is my sponsor.

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  105. Signing in for Wantobe daughter, Merinda, who I'm sponsoring. Great tutorial and lovely fabrics! No gerberas today - probably a bit bright for the subtle colours in the fabric I suppose and the roses go nicely :).
    Cheers,
    Robyn

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  106. Great campaign, and wonderful to see Mark's floral idea and his new fabric line coming out soon..Cosmic Burst. I'm a quilter, just wanted to say Hi, and thanks.

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  107. grew up quilting and am loving the idea of getting those fabrics! just found this blog today, too! will head over to mark's just after i post this:)

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  108. Hi, Like the idea of fabric flowers. I am following Mark now and on team Jane's Fabric and Quilts as well as Stash Manicure.
    Have a good day.

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  109. hi there! Of course I'M a follower here and now i'm a follower of mark to! great project thank's.
    I,M sponser by any ( a redeemed sheep)

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  110. After reading this post I have all kinds of ideas running around in my head of different fabrics and great center pieces for all seasons. I'm a wanttoquilter and totally hoping to be a winner before this ends. My sponsor is The Adventures of the Empress of the Universe. Looking forward to a good week.

    ~~Deborah~~

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  111. I'm a new follower of both this blog and Mark's. Love them both.

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  112. Lovely fabric! I am a follower of Mark's page. My sponsor is Jennie from Clover and Violet blog.

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  113. This contest is affording me the opportunity to learn so much. Wantobe qauilter
    CJ in NC w/ Shadetree Quilting

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  114. Oh, I hope I win the fabric. I missed all last week and I am so glad to be back online. Jane's fabric and quilts is my sponsor.

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  115. Now a follower of Mark. Love the Ty Pennington fabric!

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  116. Thanks for inviting Mark to share his flowers and fabrics. My sponsor is Amy Smart from Diary of a Quilter and I am still a "want-to-be quilter"

    Thanks again!

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  117. Cool tutorial of Mark's! I'm following him now, and excited to have a chance to win these Ty dyes...heehee...I'm fabric-deprived ;-) Freda from Adventures of the Empress of the Universe is my sponsor.

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  118. Hello! I'm follower and a Wantobe and I just signed up to follow Mark as well. Thanks for another great opportunity! I'm sponsored by Jane's Fabric and Quilts.

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  119. I am a wantobe quilter sponsored by janesfabrics.blogspot.com and now a new follower of Mark. Thanks for the nice tutorial and giveaway.

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  120. Hi! I'm a follower of yours, and now of Mark's too. I'm sponsored by the fabulous Jennifer at Ellison Lane Quilts. I am a quilting aunt who plans to share any winnings with my quilting wannabe nieces.

    Thanks so much for the giveaway! Thanks to our sponsors for the cornucopia of wonderful prizes.

    wordygirl at earthlink dot net

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  121. Hi! I'm a follower of yours, and now of Mark's too. I'm sponsored by the fabulous Jennifer at Ellison Lane Quilts. I am a quilting aunt who plans to share any winnings with my quilting wannabe nieces.

    Thanks so much for the giveaway! Thanks to our sponsors for the cornucopia of wonderful prizes.

    wordygirl at earthlink dot net

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  122. Hi! I'm a follower of yours, and now of Mark's too. I'm sponsored by the fabulous Jennifer at Ellison Lane Quilts. I am a quilting aunt who plans to share any winnings with my quilting wannabe nieces.

    Thanks so much for the giveaway! Thanks to our sponsors for the cornucopia of wonderful prizes.

    wordygirl at earthlink dot net

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  123. Hi Mark I just love it...thanks for the tutorial on the flowers I can see this in fall colors just beautiful. Thanks Madame Samm and our sponsors for their lovely gifts and a lucky win for whomever wins....I love the ty fabrics....

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  124. I became a follower of Mark's, and I'm (of course!) a follower here. I'm a want to be quilter, and my sponsor is Amy at Diary of a Quilter.

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  125. Just became Mark's follower and I am here as well and a wanabe quilter. My sponsor is Amy at diaryofaquilter

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  126. I follow you and Mark and I WANTOBE a quilter ... one day! Lol...I'm trying to help my daughters to be quilters as well; guess that makes them WANTOBES as well! I really enjoyed the tutorial and hopped over to Marks and told him so!
    hugz

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  127. Checked out his blog! Love his fabrics too. Oooh, to have all the fabrics I love in my house ready for me to use!

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