Wednesday, February 29, 2012

It's all about Heart and Holly has much of it...and look another Giveaway!

I'm so glad to be back, thank you Madame Samm for having me.

This time I was told the theme was heart, hand and red. Well, I chose heart and form of red (pink)...and added "home". This project is a little door knob hanger that's pretty quick and easy.

So if you're ready lets get started!

Supplies you'll need:
- 2 squares 6 1/2 inches (one for the front and one for the back - I tend to cut a little bigger and trim down once I'm done appliqueing)
- scraps of fabrics - pink, brown, teal, yellow, green
- a bit of embroidery floss in white and brown
- 3 teensy buttons for embellishments
- a bit of ribbon
- pattern (downloadable PDF)

I'm a hand appliquer - I know this strikes fear in some of you so by all means, if you like fusible - use it! You'll just need to reverse the pattern or if you don't care the heart and house will be flipped.


I traced all of my pieces onto freezer paper and cut them out. I then ironed the freezer paper to the RIGHT side of the fabric.


I trimmed around each piece so there was about 1/4" seam beyond the cut freezer paper. I usually hit them with the iron again just to make sure they are secure.


I dab a little bit of glue from a regular ol' office supply gluestick (non-glittery, non-purple, not gel type gluestick) to the edge of the fabric. Then using an awl, I turn the fabric back on itself (wrong sides will be touching). What you’re “feeling” for is the tension between the fabric and the edge of the freezer paper. Continue doing this until your shapes are completely turned. (You can visit my website for more instructions if you'd like.)


Once all of my pieces are turned I pull the freezer paper off - rrrrrip!! Using the pattern as my guide I use a bit of white basting glue (like Roxannes or Appliglue) and glue everything together.


This is what the back looks like.


Then I get my hand applique supplies and stitch everything down. Of course you can use machine applique if you want to. The great thing about the glue is that it holds everything down so no pins! Oh, at this point you'll see that I traced the word "home" onto the grass. I did this the improvisational way using a window (I was one place, my light box was another - always seems to be the case). :)


Next I embroidered my words and window. Use two strands of floss. The spool that you see in the picture is Cosmo embroidery floss that comes in two strands so there's no having to separate it. I then added my little buttons.


I trimmed my square to 6 1/2 inches and cut my ribbon.


Place your finished applique square on top of the background square right sides together. Insert your ribbon making sure that the FOLD is on the INSIDE pointing TOWARDS the BOTTOM. Sew around the outside using a 1/4" seam. Leave about a 3" gap at the bottom between where you start sewing and where you finish.


Turn and stuff your project. Whip stitch the bottom and YAHOO! you're done!!
That wasn't so hard.

I hope you enjoyed this. And for those who want to try a little something different with their fabric I also created a companion no-sew project using fabric.

You can find this on my blog - eatcakegraphics.com/sprinkles

Until next time...toodles!

Big Thanks to Holly for dropping in and it is the end of the month...
and yes we did have a giveaway yesterday and today...
and there will be 2 winners....A Fat Quarter Bundle of Michael Miller Fabrics
Rouge et Noir ( red and black) and It's a girl....( no translation there)

Michael Miller Fabrics is known for their outstanding collections and with
our theme being reds and white and Valentine colours..
This seems like a most appropriate giveaway...

Take a peak some of their newest collections....

michael miller fabrics check out what is new....




Which one would you like to win....
What can you make from these?

Thanks To Holly and to Michael Miller...
Tomorrow our NEW Banner...

Winners announced tomorrow!

Congrats to Audrey and J.oneshania
Heard from Audrey, sew her choice was
It's a girl thing and J.oneshania
will be getting the rouge et noir.
Picked at random selection,
one is heading to Newfoundland
and the other to NewZealand..
NEW followers!
Thanks to all who participated..
YOUR chances are always great!

198 comments:

  1. I kinda took a shine to It's A Girl Thing and I would like to make a lap style quilt for a Grand daughter. Thanks for the great giveaway and if I win I will do my best to make you proud.

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  2. i would love to win the Rouge Et Noir,and i would make a lovely table topper,such pretty fabric.xx

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  3. Oh I have such a 'thing' for black, white and red. I would love to win Rouge Et Noir.
    Thanks for the tutorial for that cute door hanger.
    Debra

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  4. Hi! What a great tutorial! I would love to have 'Its a girls thing'. What to make? I will have to let the fabrics inspire me, maybe a quilt for our new TV-room in the basement - the colours will be just right :o)

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  5. I would love to win "It's a girls thing,
    and I would make a baby quilt out of it.

    Greeting,
    Tina

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  6. I'd love the Rouge & Noir. I think I'd use it for a sewing machine cover (enough sewing for everyone else, it's MY turn LOL).

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  7. Rouge et Noir. I've been wanting to make a red and black quilt for a while...and I've also wanted to go on the quilting trip to Paris, so winning this would be the next best thing. Great giveaway. Merci Beaucoup!

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  8. Oh, Rouge et Noir makes me swoon!

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  9. Rouge et Noir. I love it. I think it would make a lovely table topper. Thanks for the chance and for the lovely tutorial.

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  10. Both so lovely, but I have a pink girly quilt to make so It's a Girl Thing would be perfect.

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  11. LOVE Holly's creativity! Thanks for sharing! I love the Rouge et Noir! Would love to play with it! Thanks for the opportunity! xoxo Jen

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  12. Lovely project.Such a cute little house!
    I would love to use Rouge et Noir and make some pillows for my son's new flat.

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  13. What a sweet house! Really nice, added to the to-make-list.... I would love either of the fabrics....(I checked out the link to more of his collections and my...oh...my... what a wonderful feeling.....). But being made to chose, I would go for the Rouge et Noir. I think it would look lovely in my not so christmassy christmas quilt. Thank you for the chance!

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  14. This Heart-Home-House is so cute, thank you Holly!
    both Fabricpacks are gorgeous, but I think it would be fun to sew a quilt in red and black, I haven´t had...
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    Have a nice day!
    Liebe Grüße
    Bente Germany

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  15. Its a girls thing is my choice. A quilt always.

    mystica123athotmaildotcom

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  16. Rouge et Noir pour moi SVP! love the red and black would definitely be a quilt. Thanks for the tutorial on the little house

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  17. ooh, I'd choose Rouge & Noir to make a lovely project bag and accessories

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  18. Those look awesome! I love the It's a Girl collection.

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  19. Rouge et Noir would be the one for me. I can picture a tablerunner in the future...

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  20. Love It's a girl thing. I would make my daughter a new quilt. It's been a while since I made her one.

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  21. I like both but I think rouge et noir wins it for me. If I am honest it was the Wiener dogs I love them. I would make a lap quilt for my Dad. He gets cold easily these days.

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  22. I love the Rouge et Noir and I think I'd make some placemats with it.

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  23. I love Rouge et Noir and I will make a wonderful table runner of it, or maybe two

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  24. I love the black and red bundle, so striking. Thanks

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  25. i LOVE the way you've used the glue to turn the seam allowances under. that is BRILLIANT! honestly, it's not the hand sewing that's intimidated me with applique (though i do hate hand sewing), it's the needleturn aspect. i always imagine this frayed mess after i've screwed it up the 5th time, you know?!

    and in addition to a fabulous tutorial, a fabulous giveaway. i'd love to win the Rouge & Noir set. i've been collecting fabrics for a red and black quilt for so long now, i need to actually start it!

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  26. Holly thank yo so much for the tutorial. It is a wonderful little deco project. Madame Samm i would have to say I love the Rouge et Noir because I have been wanting to use my collection of Betty Boop in a quilt and this fabric would be perfect.....I will keep my fingers crossed, I sure could use the cheer....

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  27. Rouge et Noir is my favorite.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Love the free pattern!

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  28. Thank you for the fabulous tutorial. I love the red tone fabrics. Thank you for the chance.

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  29. Great tutorial. Both bundles are lovely, but I love the girl thing. Mthanks Mary

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  30. Thank you for the sweet little tutorial! I like 'It's a Girl Thing'. I have one granddaughter who is a real girly girl. She is in the process of decorating her new bedroom. A sweet lap quilt would be perfect for her! Be blessed.

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  31. Well, both of these fabric lines are lovely but if I had to choose I would pick the Girl Thing bundle since I currently love any color combo that includes grey. I'm making lap quilts to give as gifts so this would be perfect.

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  32. It's a girl thing has captured my heart. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  33. I have a friend that just had a baby girl, I can see EITHER of those going in a little girls quill!

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  34. Would love to win It's a Girl Thing to make a quilt for my daughter. Thanks for the chance!

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  35. Thanx so much for the tute for the little door hanger. It's definitely going in my file of little Christmas gifties to make. And I absolutely love the Rouge et Noir - it would make a lively addition to the black and white prints I've been collecting for a black and white PLUS _______ color quilt.

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  36. I would love to win the Rouge Et Noire. I would make a table topper

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  37. I went right to the laminates because I've never worked with them. I'd start with a simple tote bag to see how it handles. Thanks so much!

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  38. holly you make hand applique look doable. don't ya just love glue? i'm a pink freak! :>)

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  39. Definitely Rouge et Noir. I would probably finally make my brother a quilt. He has been hinting for a while.

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  40. I would love to win It's a Girl thing! I'd probably make myself a quilt.

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  41. I would love to win the Rouge Et Noir,and I would make a lovely table topper,A lap quilt and a purse out of such pretty fabric. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  42. Cute! I like "It's a Girl Thing" and would definitely make something my new niece!

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  43. Cute door know hanger! Love it! I love them both but I would love to win the It's a girl thing so I could make a quilt for my daughter.

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  44. Either one would make me jump up and down with excitement...I love red/black and I have a new "adopted" grandbaby coming in May which I am hoping is a girl....

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  45. Thanks for a wonderful tut! I love it! Being a small project just might be the thing to get me to be brave enough to try it by hand.

    I love both fabric choices, but would choose Rouge Et Noir to go in my red dining room. It would make a lovely table runner and lovely placemats.

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  46. I love Its A Girl thing -- I would make a quilt for our guest room, it is done in a girly theme.

    thanks
    Dorothy in iL

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  47. Perfect timing! I'm about to start my first applique block-of-the-month and didn't really understand the instructions on using glue and freezer paper -- thank you! I now understand thanks to this tutorial (and the house is adorable). The fabrics are lovely, too. I would use Rouge et noir for a bed scarf.

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  48. I would choose the Rouge Et Noir. I love red and white and black. I would probably use it for a wall hanging for the house. Love the tute and thanks for the giveaway.

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  49. What a sweet project. I will have to try embroidery in my next project. It adds so much charm. I am a Rouge et Noir girl for sure. I think I will make myself a quilt for myself to use on the couch. Everyone in my house has a quilt except me.

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  50. I would choose It's a Girl Thing. My sweet, little granddaughter was born two days ago and I would make a baby quilt for her. Thank you!

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  51. Great little project to practice hand applique...luv the tutorial Holly. The pink bundle is calling my name. I know I do luv red...both bundles are beautiful and would make a lap quilt with either. Thank you Mme Samm and Michael Miller for the chance to win...(o:

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  52. Enjoyed the applique tutorial. Looks like something I might be able to do as right now I use Wonder-Under. And would love Rouge et Noir - looks like a home makeover to me with runners, mats, lap quilts, and on and on. Thanks.

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  53. What a cute tute! Love the embellishments! Red is uch more my style than pink so the Rouge et Noir catches my eye.

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  54. Both are beautiful! but I am a red gal! so Rouge et Noir it is!!!

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  55. what a cute pillow and of course I'd love to win some fabrics! I love reds, but I'm 15wks pregnant and if I'm having a girl, the OTHER bundle would be perfect!

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  56. Cute tut! I guess of the two I might slightly lean toward the pink...I live in a house of boys and overcompensate! Thanks for the chance!

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  57. What a wonderful tutorial and an excellent project! I think Michael Miller is calling my name! Thanks to you both!

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  58. What a nice tutorial for a door hanger - thank you Holly!
    Which bundle? Oh, that's hard....Michael Miller fabrics are always wonderful -- I think the Rouge et Noir is gorgeous! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  59. Since I have 2 grand-daughters I guess "It's a Girl Thing" would be useful. "Rouge et Noir" is very beautiful and would be to my liking, so either would be wonderful to win.

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  60. Happy Leap Year Day! I'm 63 but realized this morning that if I were a Leap Year Day Baby that I would really only be 16 years old!! Think of how many quilting years I'd have ahead of me!!! LOL

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  61. Sorry ... forgot to mention I'd like to win the Michael Miller fabrics ... beautiful!!

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  62. Donna D. - StratfordFebruary 29, 2012 at 8:39 AM

    Hi Madame Samm:

    I would love to win the Rouge Et Noir. I could envision a lovely bargello wall hanging coming from that bundle. It is beautiful.

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  63. It's a girl thing would be just right for my Granddaughter.

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  64. Too hard to choose -- I'd make a quilt for ME out of either one! Thanks for the chance!

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  65. What a cute "tut". Thanks! O-o-h! Michael Miller fabric! Rouge et Noir would fulfill my desire to do a quilt in black, red & white. Thanks for the chance at your giveaway.

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  66. Good morning Holly...love the idea of a door hanger...a perfect addition to my back door I am adding some bells too. Love your needle turning sew neat

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  67. Either would be nice, but I am really lacking in the red department.
    Susan in NC
    susie.galasso@gmail.com

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  68. Precious tute. My daughter needs a door stop and I've been wanting to make one that hangs off the knob when not in use, then she can just drop it when she needs to use it. This would be the perfect little pattern!! I like the reds!!

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  69. Oh hands down I would choose "It's a Girl Thing" just for the name!!! But it helps that the prints are gorgeous!!

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  70. Thanks for this delightful and inspiring item. Both this cutie and the equally lovely fabrics are helping me into a pillow making mood..something along similiar lines perhaps but on a larger scale.
    {grace} weftandwarp(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  71. What a cute door knob hanger! Thank you for the tutorial (o:
    I would go for the It's a GIRL thing. And I would make a quilt for myself from it. I never actually made a quilt for myself.

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  72. Thank you for the adorable tutorial :) So cute!! I love It's a Girl Thing and it would work perfect for a shabby chic baby quilt I am designing :)

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  73. How adorable is that!? Thanks for sharing I wany to make one now. those fabrics are gorgeous since I am a bag lady I would want to make some purses and accessories if I won!

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  74. I would love to win It's a Girl Thing, my daughter's room is in need of some sprucing up, this would certainly help!

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  75. Ooh, ooh, rouge et noir is so pretty! Looks like a table runner to me...thank you for the opportunity, along with the great guest.

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  76. I love the red and black. Thank you for the cute pattern!

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  77. ooooh the red & black matches my kitchen! Placemats... a tea cozy... tablerunner... I wonder how many things I can wrangle out of that pretty bundle? Thanks for the opportunity and for the darling door hanger pattern

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  78. What a cute, cute pattern. Going to have to try out that no-sew one too. I really like the red and black of Rouge Et Noir.

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  79. That's a really cute design and it made into an adorable knob hanger! Ahh, too bad I'm a friend, both those fabric stacks look so inviting!

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  80. Oh my goodness. When I looked at your tutorial, I had one of those "duh!!" moments. You're brilliant. I'm loving black/white/red combinations lately, so I'd have to go with the Rouge Et Noir collection. Thanks for the tute and giveaway.

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  81. I love them both. The Rouge et Noir would make an awesome quilt for my bedroom and the Its a girl thing would make great clothes, etc. for my sweet Mackenzie. Tough decision! I would love either but I'll say the Rouge et Noir because of the versatility of the black and white. Thanks for the new tutorials every day. Reba

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  82. I like it's a girl. Thanks for the give aways. I really enjoy reading your blog and all the tutorials. Thanks.

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  83. I like it's a girl thing...would make a cute baby quilt! The door hanger is really cute! Thanks for the tutorial!

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  84. What a fun project, Holly. Thank you. And, Madame Samm, another giveaway? You just cannot help yourself. Of course, I will do a happy dance if i get either, but Rough et Noir would put that extra little red hot jump in my step!!

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  85. Tough choice, they're all so nice... I'd prefer the It's a girl thing of the two in hopes of getting those terrific stripes!
    Thanks

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  86. The Its a Girl Thing would make a great quilt! Or maybe Bible covers for my girls (all 4 of them- now you see why I HAD to pick fabric with that name!)

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  87. "It's A Girl Thing" ring my bell! Cute little project that my Grandaughter and I could do together!
    Blessings
    Gmama Jane

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  88. Very cute project. I admire your hand applique but admit that would require bourbon or Ativan for me to do!

    I like both fabric collections. I am a collector of red fabrics but have never made anything all red - I do manage to sneak some into almost everything. I have 8 nieces and 3 grandnieces, so pink is always useful!

    Thanks for the chance to win.

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  89. Thanks for the little tutorial - maybe I could even do it! ;) I'd prefer the bundle on the right - to make a quilt.

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  90. What a cute door hanger!

    I would love to win 'It's a Girl Thing!'. Thanks for the chance!

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  91. I would love to win the Rouge et Noir. I've always wanted to make a black and white quilt with touches of red and these fabrics would be a great start.

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  92. I'd pick the red stack. . I have a red, black and grey quilt to finish and assemble.

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  93. I love the door hanger with heart and home. I have 3 grand daughters and It's a Girl fabric would be wonderful to win.

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  94. It's a girl thing. I'll make something fo rmy 2 girls her nboth have April Birthdays. Thaks for hte chance.

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  95. The door hanger is adorable! I love Rouge et Noir and would love to make a lap quilt with it. Thanks for the chance.
    ~Terry~

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  96. Rouge et Noir is my fav. I could make some yummy things with this prize. Thanks for your tutes.

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  97. Love the house--- cute, cute, cute! :-) Choosing between those lovely bundles is a very hard thing to do!! I guess, I would choose "It's a Girl Thing", because I think it would be perfect to make a pretty "girly" quilt for snuggling with my granddaughter. She's almost 10 months old-- so maybe if I won, I could get the quilt made by the time she has her first birthday! :-) Thank you so much for the chance to win!

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  98. I think I'd go Red as my first choice. I've been hankering to do a half square triangle quilt with solids. Probably would go there.

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  99. My amazingly fun grandgirls would be very upset if I didn't choose It's a Girl Thing. But Rouge et Noir is gorgeous for grandma!!

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  100. Rouge et Noir would be my choice but my darling daughters would choose It's a girl thing and since I am into making them dresses and bags right now I would choose that. Thank you for sharing!

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  101. What a sweet tutorial!
    I'd choose Rouge et Noir - I have been collecting red and black prints and this would kick me to enough for a pretty good sized quilt.

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  102. Thanks for the cute tutorial, Holly. The house and heart are so sweet together.


    Hmmm... tough choice between those two lovely fabric lines. I'm choosing It's a Girl Thing because I realize I really need some pinks to work with. I picturing some pillows in pink made with these pretties!

    Thanks for the lovely giveaway!

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  103. I like Rouge et Noir best, but I really like them both. Thanks for the tutorial. I've been muddling about with some applique and now I have a better idea of how to do it. Thanks!

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  104. What a cute little project! And all my favorite things rolled into it - how fun. Oh, It's a Girl Thing, but not for me - for my daughter, so her kind of fabrics and she could use a perky right now.

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  105. I've got three grandgirls, so I think It's a Girl Thing could be put to good use! (But I went to the site and I love It's a Boy Thing- a grandboy is due in June!!)

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  106. I would choose Rouge et Noir. Thanks for the chance to win.

    richjo@telus.net

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  107. what a cute idea the door hanger is! rouge et nor would be nice to have ... i could make that qayg braid runner with the flower print in the center square; i have the runner on my list, waiting for a fabric idea.

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  108. I love it's a girl thing! since I am momentarily awaiting the arrival of my great grand daughter (any time now!)
    Love this blog, and thank you again Madame Samm for keeping it going.

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  109. Really liking that little house, I love putting little hangers on my doors and it has a heart on it which makes it even better!
    Really like the Rouge et Noir and what to make? A quilt, of course!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  110. Sweet little project. Darling. Sweet giveaway too. ;)

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  111. Thank you for the super cute door hanger tutorial.

    It's very hard to choose between those two fabric lines. I love both for different reasons. I think that I'd probably choose 'It's a Girl Thing' however since I have such an adorable 2 1/2 week ok Granddaughter to sew things for right now. I'm still deciding on fabrics to make a quilt for her as well as many other things. Thank you for the giveaway.

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  112. I would LOVE the It's a Girl stack - perfect for some baby gifts!
    ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  113. I just love fabric...regardless of the color and I think all fabric was destined to be a quilt. Except for the clothes I wear and eventually some of those are destined to be quilts too. LOL Thanks for so many great posts....you rock it Madame Samm!!!

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  114. Ohhh I love it's a girl thing. Thanks for the opportunity to enter.

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  115. BEAUTIFUL FABRICS!
    I'D CHOOSE ROUGE ET NOIR!
    I'D MAKE MY LITTLE GRANDDAUGHTER A NEW BED QUILT!
    THANKS FOR SHARING!

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  116. I think I'd like the Rouge et Noir - there are some fun things to do with those colors!

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  117. A great project - thank you Holly!
    I'd choose the 'it's a girl' and make a quilt for my beautiful daughter!

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  118. I love black and red fabric. There is a bag I would love to make out of that fabric.

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  119. I love them both, the pink can be made into a great girls quilt, the red I love as well, it can be made into a quilt as well, or maybe a purse, large one. Appreciate being a follower to your blog and the many great things you offer

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  120. Thank you Holly for a great little tutorial!

    Samm, thanks for another great giveaway. I would love the It's a girl thing...pinks and grays/blacks..they look lovely together :)

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  121. Thanks for a wonderful giveaway

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  122. Love the knob hanger! I also love the Rouge et Noir fabric...and would use it in a quilt for my daughter and son-in-law, who live in New Orleans. :-)

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  123. I like the Rouge et Noir! To make? They'd be great for some little purses.

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  124. The door hangar is very cute thank you for the pattern. I would love either bundle of fabric and would use it to make a quilt.

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  125. very cute project!
    I like the "It's a girl thing."
    great banner too.

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  126. What a cute little heart & home! Thanks for the tute!!! It was really clear & easy to follow!

    I love both bundles of fabrics, but the Rouge Et Noir just says "camera case" to me. I would make it for my dear friend, Kelly, over at IHAN, because she really needs one to protect her little camera from life's bumps & bruises. Besides, she's feeling icky due to the creeping crud, and a little goodie like that would make her smile!

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  127. I think I slightly prefer Rouge et Noir, but love the pinks, too! I would try to squeeze a lap quilt out of these if I were lucky enough to win!

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  128. Great tutorial. What a cutie that one is.

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  129. I think Rouge et Noir would make a terrific table runner! Thanks for the lovely giveaway!

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  130. what a cute little house! Thanks for the tutorial!

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  131. I just love the door knob hanger. It is so cute. Thanks for the great tutorial.

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  132. Rouge Et Noir - I'd make a bag or a table runner. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  133. I'd be happy with either although love that Rouge...I have almost the entire line of "It's a Boy Thing" so the "It's a Girl Thing" would be great for a baby quilt! Thanks for chance to win, marshudson at comcast dot net

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  134. I could make a whole big girl room ensemble for little Audrey with that beautiful It's A Girl Thing stack.

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  135. Great Applique tutorial!
    Love those red and black fabrics. They would make great pillowcases and accent pillows for my red sheets. :)

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  136. Thank you Holly, what a darling project! I soooo have to put this on my to make list!! Thanks to Michael Miller for their kind giveaway.

    AND

    The new banner is amazing!!
    Spring, Oh I cannot wait!

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  137. Now that's a hard decision, but since I have a little granddaughter, I would choose the It's a Girl Thing collection. Thanks so much.

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  138. Thanks for the chance. Rouge et Noir ( red and black) is my first choice. I would combine with my Mom's black and white fabric to make a mother/daughter red white and black quilt. At least it will make me behave if quilt with her!
    The Home door hanger is very cute and the instructions are quite clear.

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  139. Either please! the Red and black looks so darling! I would not know what to use it for til I looked at it. But the Its a Girl would be perfect too. I know so many women who are having babies in the coming months!

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  140. I have two "Girlie" grandaughters! Need I say more? They each tell me they need another quilt!

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  141. I'd go for the Rouge et Noir. Having a nice new table runner out of that fabric would be great!

    Thank you for the cute tutorial, and for the giveaway. :)

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  142. Super cute! And either would be fabulous!

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  143. They are both really great, but since my daughter informed me that she needs a quilt now that I'm done with one for her soon-to-be-here little sister, Its a girl thing seems like it would make the decision for me! Thanks for the chance.

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  144. It's a Girl Thing for a quilt for someone special.

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  145. Either one would be great. I would like to make a lap quilt for a friend. dorthac@aol.com

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  146. Definitely the Rouge & Noir. My kitchen is changing over to red and white and the black would be a great addition. Michael Miller fabrics are always great.

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  147. Very cute project :) and beautiful fabric! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  148. Oh My Goodness! Love those RED fabrics. Sew many things to make with RED. ( made string hearts with pinks and some reds in January, I could make more using these).

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  149. i love the its a gril thing line- cute, but not too cutesy!

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  150. I like the Rouge et Noir. I think it would make a perfect snuggle quilt.

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  151. It's a pleasure to be able to comment here, Madam Samm. Many of the blogs I'm following are NOT working for me today. They look different and many will not allow me to comment. I mean, what's up? Reds, pinks? I love them both. Pillow with pinks, quilt for the reds.

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  152. Thanks for the tutorial on the little house. I think that would make a great housewarming gift. Love the pink fabric for a baby girl quilt.

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  153. Ooh I love the Rouge et Noir! I love red and so does my son! I would love to make a lap quilt and maybe a tote bag from this beautiful fabric! :)

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  154. I would love the Rouge et Noir. Looking through my stash, I could use more lovely reds. Thanks!

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  155. Fiquei meio que eufórica com rouge et noir.A tempo que quero fazer alumas almofadas para sofá que tenho numa saleta.fico com pena do abandono dele tão pelado.....

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  156. The rouge te noir would make a great lap top bag to start my new job in style

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  157. Red and Black and Dots....Oh My! That would be my favorite. I think they would be really cute made into a totebag or purse.

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  158. Rouge & Noir is my choice for a cute bag, or a kindle holder or a cute lap quilt.

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  159. I love the Rouge and Noir and I would probably make a totebag or maybe a pillow. Love your new banner, you do a wonderful job girl. Love ya Sandra

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  160. Thank you for the sweet little tutorial!Love tThank you Holly, what a darling project!hose RED fabrics.

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  161. I would make a lap quilt. My favourite is the red and black but I would take either one! Thanks for the great opportunity.

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  162. What a cute project! Now, if I had to choose between the Michael Miller fabrics, I'd choose Rouge et Noir. I've been collecting red fabrics for a quilt, and these would be a perfect addition! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  163. Lovely project.I`d add them in my sampler 12 months in red.Thanks for the giveaway!

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  164. ooooooo I love the Rouge. Great prize!

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  165. Hmmm...hard to choose, but the Rouge et Noir wins. I'm always needing more reds for lap quilts.

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  166. What a wonderful tutorial and I love to win the Rouge et Noir bundle! Thanks!

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  167. I.m beginning a new BOM and using blacks, reds, and a few whites. The Michael Miller fabrics would just fit in! Thanks for the great February posts and the giveaways!

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  168. Your little door pillow is adorable! These Michael Miller fabrics are delicious and I would love to win one. Either one! Blissful creating...
    I would make a skirt!

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  169. What a great tutorial, thanks for sharing. Can't wait to try your method. I love the Girl fabrics.
    cheers
    maggie

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  170. I love the Rouge et Noir. I would use the fat quarters to make a table runner.

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  171. Wonderful tutorial. Certainly seems an easier way to applique than what I usually do.
    I'd choose the Rouge et Noir. I need to start collecting reds for a future quilt.

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  172. Very nice tutorial! You made appliqué look sew easy. WOW! Both fabrics are lovely, if I win you pick. It would be fun, just to win. Thanks for the inspiration! ;-> Toni Anne

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  173. I would love to win the 'its a girl', and make a nice laptop quilt for my niece.

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  174. I love It's A Girl Thing! I'm working on my 7 year old's room right now and it would make some perfect accessories!

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  175. Thanks for the cute tutorial. I really liked your tips on using glue for turning so you can do hand applique. I am leaning towards the Rouge Et Noir fabric but I would be happy with either. I would make a Valentines type quilt because I have always wanted to make one. Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  176. OH - MY - WORD!!! That fabric is BEAUTIFUL!!! Since I'm a new quilter I'm not sure what I'd make with the fabric, probably something for my grandson or granddaughter (depending on which bundle I won)! Thanks for the opportunity to win such a great giveaway!!! :)

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  177. Oh my gosh I love the Rouge et Noir line! I actually have some of the red Eiffel Tower fabric because I was going to make a red/black/white large lap quilt with it, showcasing the Eiffel Tower print! I bought it as a little reminder of my trip to Paris when I was doing study abroad. I would LOVE to win some of the extra fabrics from the line so I could make my quilt!

    This is such a cute tutorial too :) Would definitely keep it in mind as a house warming gift for people who move to a new place :)

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  178. Oh I love both of them. I gave away both the red and white quilt I made and the pink one, so I'd make a wall hanging out of them or a bag. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  179. I would choose Rouge Et Noir. I have in mind to make a black, white, and red lap quilt in the near future. Thanks to Holly for the cute tutorial and to Michael Miller for the lovely fabric.

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  180. Hello! I would also choose the Rouge. It reminds me of the red white black theme I chose when I got my own bedroom at 12. I'd make a quilt and a doll dress.

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  181. Who can decide. Love them both.

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  182. I love Rouge et Noir. I love it! I think it would make a great table topper.

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  183. I would love to win the Rouge Et Noir. When I was in high school one of my French teachers, Sr. Ann Catherine, referred to that book all of the time. I never did get around to reading it. I think it would be a great table topper. Although it would be a constant reminder of my inability to master French.

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  184. I'm loving the Rouge et Noir! I would make a quilt for my grandaughter who's getting married in May. Thanks for the chance.

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  185. Great tutorial... I never thought of glue. My girls want to get doing more of this and I've been a little afraid.
    I like both fabric packs!

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  186. LOve the Rouge et Noir, thanks for the giveaway. Need anew quilt to display around Valentine's day, looks like a winnner.

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  187. Either bundle would be wonderrful...I love both !!
    I would definitely make a nice cuddle quilt for myself...uppp, finally a quilt for me. :-)

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  189. I would love to win the Rouge Et Noir I will make a bag from it I love this fabric its so sexy

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  190. Both bundles are lovely! I love love love pink! But my husband asked for a quilted piano runner in red and black. So Rouge et Noir would be great too!

    Thanks for a chance to win these lovelies!

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  191. How pretty but I if I had to choose it would be Rouge Et Noir. Very pretty! Thanks for the chance.

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  192. Great post (love the applique) and would be pleased to win either fabric. Given a choice, I'd go with Rouge! Thanks.

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  193. They are both nice looking bundles but I thing It's a Girl Thing for me if I get so lucky as to win. It seems like there are a lot of baby girls being born around here lately and another girly quilt would result from those fabrics.

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  194. Such pretty prints! Would be beautiful in a little girl's quilt!

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