Our Anniversary and a Fabric Giveaway!

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Today is our anniversary and we plan to spend the day driving the back roads, doing a little shopping and of course eating. The weather is fairly cool so we’ll take little Sadie along. She loves to go in the car and I think she can spot a park a mile away.

Sadie our cute dog

I worked like crazy and finished up four quilt projects that I can’t show so I plan on just relaxing today and enjoying our day. Tomorrow we’ll head to Menards and take advantage of their 11% sale as we haven’t bought mulch yet. We are also going to replace our downstairs door and have been waiting for this sale. I’ll be keeping Builder Bob busy!

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  1. Hello, thanks for sharing these cute fabrics. I would love the blues to make a baby quilt for my great nephew. I think the one with the bicycles would be perfect for a summertime wall hanging for my bike riding friends.

  2. Hope it’s my lucky day! I would use one of the bundles to keep making quilts! Happy anniversary! Sounds like you had a nice day planned.

  3. Happy Anniversary Connie. I hope you had a fun day celebrating in slow style. Using the fabrics if I am a lucky winner… well I am working on quilts for the first five of my nieces to be completed this year. The bundle with the blues would be just perfect since my stash had very little blue in it which is strange because blue is a color that I love. So I have been searching for blue fabrics for her quilt.

  4. Happy belated anniversary. I have a grand daughter arriving in August so it would be for a small baby quilt. Hugs to Sadie. She is so darn cute. When I see pics of Sadie I get lonely for my dog that was a twin to Sadie.

  5. I would love the blue bundle with the butterflies. they are my favorite and I would make a summer table topper that showcases them.

  6. I hope you had a wonderful anniversary! So kind of you to share these gorgeous fabric bundles. Should I be lucky enough to win I would like to make some cheerful table runners to give as gifts. Everyone can use a bit of cheer on their table!

  7. I was able to watch an interesting class on quilting with a walking foot on Craftsy. I would make a throw quilt with those cute bundles–Thanks for the chance!

  8. Happy Anniversary! These are such bright and happy prints( I love the bikes), I can picture some new spring pillows or a tote bag. I enjoy reading your blog and trying some of your tutorials.

  9. Happy Anniversary! Sound like my kind of day with my husband. I would make a travel bag with these fabrics. It can go in the car for when we go traveling the back roads.

  10. Happy anniversary! Your plan for the day sounds like fun. I see baby quilts in either of those two bundles. They are lovely, bright colors. Thanks for the chance.

  11. Happy Anniversary! Thanks for a great giveaway. I wasn’t able to take advantage of the Craftsy weekend because I was so busy getting ready for a trip to visit our youngest daughter and her family. The fabrics in the give away would go into a baby quilt.

  12. Happy Belated Anniversary! I hope you had a successful back road drive! I think either bundle would be great in a plus quilt with some solids thrown in. Or any modern quilt really!

  13. Happy Anniversary! I would probably use the fabrics for a small quilt or wall hanging. Thank you for the draw.

  14. Happy first anniversary!!! Beautiful fabric bundles… Iโ€™d love to make a small quilt or maybe placemats and runner!! Thanks for the chance!!

  15. Happy Anniversary! And what a sweet little pup! I would use the fabric to make some play mats for my toddler great nieces and nephews. Thanks!

  16. I did the Crafty free classes and watched Disappearing 9 patches among other disappearing type blocks. I have never made a quilt with the D(P. Looks fun.

  17. Happy Anniversary to you both. My 46th anniversary is in 2 weeks! I married the most wonderful man! I would love to add one of the bundles for a quilt for a DGD. Either would be marvelous with my stash pulls, especially those bicycles ๐Ÿ˜‰.

  18. If I was a lucky winner I would make a bag with pockets to carry my sewing supplies along with a coordinating wallet.
    Thank you for this giveaway of beautiful FQ and congratulations ๐ŸŽˆ

  19. Happy Anniversary! I see a wall quilt with applique flowers & perhaps a bee or butterfly added! A top or apron would be so pretty as well!

  20. My daughter is expecting triplets, so all fabric I see is being used to make quilts. Both bundles are so pretty. I love all your tips and quilts. I especially loved the antique butterfly quilt you showed. Happy Anniversary!

  21. Hello! I would make a table runner and maybe a couple of end table runners, about the size of a placemat.
    Thank you for the chance.

  22. Happy Anniversary! How many years?? We’ll be celebrating our 25th in a few weeks. I would love to make a quilt with the bicycle fabric bundle–our whole family loves to bike! Thanks for the chance, and enjoy your day.

  23. Hi Connie,
    I hope you enjoyed the ride on the back roads and some delicious food! Happy Anniversary, and Sadie is so darn sweet looking. How could you possibly leave her home?! Look at that face! Oh my, when I saw those bicycles on that fat quarter my heart leapt. I have been looking for some bicycle fabric to make a couple of journal covers especially for someone at work. They go bike riding any chance they get and also carry a plain ‘ole journal with them everywhere. I thought I should give them a pretty journal to carry around and to reflect their passion. Thank you for the opportunity!

  24. Happy Anniversary!!
    Beautiful bundles, I would love to make a table runner for spring time with one of them ๐Ÿ˜‰

  25. Happy Anniversary!
    Thank you for the giveaway opportunity. I would make a small quilt with the fabric,.

  26. First Happy Anniversary. All my sewing these days is for charity so I would make a quilt for the Women’s Shelter.

  27. Happy Anniversary!! I love days of relaxing and exploring.
    I would make a quilt with the fabrics. Or several. My husband actually asked me to make some lap quilts before next winter. I’m delighted he is requesting my work ๐Ÿ˜€

  28. Iโ€™ve been wanting to make some fabric baskets and bags. Would love to try it with these cute fabrics

  29. Happy Anniversary! ๐Ÿ™‚ & Thank you for chance to win your Give-a-way!! I would make a Throw for Grangirlie!! Either Bundle is perfect..Bikes..or butterflies! lol I didn’t get to watch any Craftsy classes this weekend..plans changed & busy took priority.. Was still great weekend tho ๐Ÿ™‚

  30. Happy Anniversary, hope you had a great day. Both bundles have beautiful color variations. I would make a lap quilt for my sister-in-law, who is starting chemo this week. Thanks for so generously sharing.

  31. Connie, I am in need of new placemats for outdoor dining this summer, so these fresh fabrics would be perfect! I’d love to try your pattern for Not Your Mother’s Bargello Tablerunner to make a set of placemats. They would look so pretty on our deck table in the shade of the umbrella!

  32. I have a new home to decorate, so I would make several small wall hangings. My walls need some cheering up!

  33. Love the fabric. I would have to make a quilt for my granddaughter. She loves quilts on her walls and I have not made her a new on lately. I see the one with bikes and immediately thought of her.

  34. Lovely fabric. Think I would make something for my granddaughter who is turning 13 this summer. Love your puppy.Have just had my cat put yo sleep. Very upsetting time.

  35. Happy anniversary! I love the look of the canvas pictures – I am going to try one out! I think they would make good gifts! Thank you for the lovely giveaway! I would love to make my mother in law or my one friend a quilt one of the bundles! I was too busy and missed on the free Craftsy classes ๐Ÿ™

  36. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! My dog Tsuki loves road trips too. She keeps an eye on us in case we slip out without her. She’ll even leave me at home if offered a trip. It is starting to get warm though so we’ll have leave her home soon.
    I am not sure, a tabletopper or a baby quilt or a shopping bag? pretty fabric

  37. Hiya Connie!!! And Happy Anniversary!!! What a great picture of Sadie. She is such a cutie pie. Those fabrics look luscious. I can see a table topper, especially that bundle with the red pops in it. Thanks so much for being so generous with us. Hope you had a great day out riding the roads. Take care, blessed be, hugs!!!
    pamspretties57 at gmail dot com

  38. Happy anniversary. I am getting ready to go to middle grandchildโ€™s high school graduation. She asked me for a Quilt for her dorm room these fabrics would go in that. Thank you for your blog. Love hearing about Sadie

  39. Happy Anniversary. Hope you enjoyed your day!
    Lovely colors, both bundles! I would make a bedrunner for my granddaugther.
    Thanks for the chance.

  40. Happy Anniversary!! The fabric would be perfect for light weight summery quilts. Thanks for the great giveaway

  41. Happy Anniversary! Beautiful fabrics I could use to make a table runner. Thanks for the giveaway.

  42. Happy Anniversary! Hope you have a great day. I would most likely make a little quilt, or perhaps a fun bag with the fabrics if I won. Thanks for sharing!

  43. Hi Connie, Hope you and the hubs are enjoying your anniversary. How quick the years go by when you spend them with the one you love. It’s 45 years for us and it seems like yesterday. The fabric is so pretty, are you sure you want to give it away??? Well I would make a table topper out of part of it if I won. I think it would also make a cute wall hanging. Thanks for the chance to win and enjoy the rest of your day and many more years of wedded bliss.
    Shirl

  44. Congrats on your anniversary!
    The bundles of fabric look very bright and would be a pleasure to work with. I am quilting teacher gifts and secretary and principal and librarian ….etc. as my grandson is leaving the school and they have mentored him for 5 years.
    I love little dogs and have had several no we enjoy our grandog a 12 very friendly Chihuahua
    Thanks.

  45. Oh I would make either a table runner for my neice who just graduated from college, has her own apartment to start a new job. Would brighten her rooms of course all beige painted in a rental!
    Or maybe a new summer bag. The colors just scream fun summer time

  46. Happy Anniversary ! I like to make star blocks out of fat quarters. Thanks for the giveaway.

  47. I just binge-watched free classes yesterday for Mother’s Day on Craftsy. They were really good. Still thinking on joining. I love those bundles. Would open them, fondle them lovingly and see how they speak to me! I am sure they will tell me what they want to be! Thanks for the giveaway.

  48. Hi Connie. Happy Anniversary! I hope you have a great day with Builder Bob and Sadie ๐Ÿ™‚
    Those are really cute fabrics, perfect for simple throw for our guild’s community projects.
    I also have unlimited Craftsy but I’m not sure that it’s worth it since I just don’t have the time to watch them – except a couple of the courses that I was thinking of buying!

  49. Happy Anniversary and happy days. If I won the fabric bundle I would make a quilt for “Victoria quilts ” which are donated to cancer patients for warmth and comfort during their treatment. There’s a need for them and I’m sure it would be appreciated. Thank you for the opportunity.

  50. Happy Anniversary. Thanks for letting us celebrate with you by offering these beautiful fat quarters. I would use them to make some mini quilts I have had in my imagination lately.

  51. I hope you enjoy your anniveesary! Your plans sound lovely and relaxing. I love those bicycles and would use them in a lap quilt. Thanks.

  52. Happy anniversary, it sounds like you have a fun day planned! I think the bundle with pink and green fabrics would make a pretty table runner for my living room table.

  53. Happy Anniversary Connie!!!! Those fabric packs are wonderful. I would use them in a quilt for my young grand daughter.

  54. Happy Anniversary and thanks for the giveaway opportunity! Hubby and I will be road tripping to visit two of our adult kids and I would love to make totes with the gorgeous fabrics you are offering as a thank you hostess gift for their hospitality. Enjoy your day..

  55. Happy Anniversary Connie! I hope you have a wonderful day! Love those fabrics, they’re sooooo pretty! I love making pouches, so that would probably be my first project. ๐Ÿ™‚

  56. Happy Anniversary. I wold use these fabrics to make place mats or bowl cozies. Thanks for the chance to win.

  57. Happy anniversary!!! The bicycle print made me think of my oldest daughter who is a certified mountain bike instructor. She loves to sew like me. A quilt, bags or pillows come to mind. Thanks for your great web site!

  58. Happy Anniversary Connie. I hope the two of you have a very relaxing and enjoyable day.
    Thank you so much for the wonderful giveaway. These would definitely be used in a quilt.

  59. Happy Anniversary. Sadie is so sweet. LOL i do this with my husband also. Wait for great coupons and then get what is needed for him to do a project. We are funny. I love these bundles. So pretty. What would i make? hmmm I think maybe a table runner would be nice. those blues and yellows are my kitchen. thanks for the chance.

  60. Happy Anniversary! We are puttering around in the yard today, planting flowers and spending time together, too. Retirement is wonderful, is t it? I love those fabric bundles, and either one would make a lovely quilt, most likely one that I would donate to a youth charity. Thanks for the opportunity!

  61. Happy Anniversary. Love the little doggie. I would make a quilt for my couch throw. Thanks for the heads up on Craftsy. Made a dress this weekend from watching. Blessings

  62. I would make some mini quilts and place a stuffed animal inside for a child that needs a snuggly for either a childrenโ€™s hospital, or for the local police dept or fire dept to carry to give to a child in crisis.

  63. Happy Anniversary Connie! I hope you all have a fabulous day. Yes, the picture of Sadie would be perfect for canvas. If I were to win the bundle with the pink fabric bundle I would make my Great Niece a new quilt and use any of the left overs to make her soon to be baby sister a small matching one. If I were to win the fabric with the teal bundle I am putting together fabrics to make a Double Wedding Ring Quilt done Applique Style in Teals, Greys and a beautiful Green. Since, I am going to be doing it sort of Scrappy I would really love to win this one!!!!! LOL… Again, have a wonderful anniversary!

  64. Happy Anniversary! That sounds like a fun way to spend the day. I could use either one of those bundles in a quilt as they would go well with fabric I have in my stash already.

  65. Pouches? Placemats? Maybe a few pin cushions. Gotta get ready for a charity bazaar in November so need to make a few different items. Thanks for the opportunity and a very Happy Anniversary to you!

  66. Happy Anniversary, enjoyed your post. That is one cute puppy. I would love to be in your drawing. My favorite things to make are Lap quilts, baby quilts, and table runners. I have some weddings coming up so I’m thinking it would be fun to give table runners. Thanks for the fun.

  67. Happy Anniversary to you both. Enjoy your day off! I would like to make another clam shell pillow or a table topper

  68. Happy Anniversary and enjoy your day. My daughter needs pillows for her new home! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  69. I like the fabric with the bicycles– my family participates in Bike to the Beach every summer, I would add some more fabric and make a quilt for their fundrasing aution

  70. Happy Anniversary! I would make a cute little summer purse with the fabric. It would cheer up this stormy day. Hope I win.

  71. This fabric would make a lovely addition to my stash. I’ve gotten more confident in making quilts without needing to use only one fabric line, so I’m sure these would look great in some upcoming baby quilts!

  72. Happy Anniversary and thanks for the great giveaway!
    I’d make table and bed runners

  73. Have a wonderful anniversary …I see all kinds of projects with that fabric. My daughter does Reiki with breast cancer patients and has hinted for quilts for them … I have some already to donate but would add with those fabrics … maybe some a bright stars of hope for tomorrow!!

  74. Happy anniversary! It sounds like a perfect way to celebrate. Those Iowa backroads are so much fun to travel.

    I love that bicycle fabric. I’d make some little sundresses for the girls with the fabrics if I won them.

  75. Ahhh! Cute bike fabric! I see zipper pouches and tote bags. Love little Sadie, what a sweetie! Happy anniversary!

  76. Connie, Either bundle would be a lovely surprise. I would make a small wall hanging with the fabric.

  77. We rode around yesterday! After spending the morning with son and family. Now I am making my daughter a quilt for her birthday next month

  78. Love your Blog and Sadie too. I think I would use the Fat Quarters for a wheel chair quilt. our guild is making them for Vets and it is a very satisfying project.

  79. Happy anniversary, Connie and a belated Happy Mothers Day. I would love to make a lap quilt out of either of these beautiful bundles. Thanks for sharing

  80. Making quilts that I can donate to Quilt For A Cause so they can make money to support breast and gynecologist cancers Either color is great, but my blues are always my personal favorite. Thanks

  81. Such pretty fabrics. . .They would make great placemats or table runner. Iโ€™m enjoying making small , quick projects since I spend a lot of time outside in springtime.

  82. Happy Anniversary! Am new to your enjoyable and informative blog. Am new to quilting and am learning a lot. Thank you for being so generous with your knowledge. Am inspired. I would make placemats for patio table. Thank you for the chance to win.

  83. I imagine I’d make some sort of quilt, but don’t know just what yet–wall hanging, table topper???

  84. Happy Anniversary Dear to you and Builder Bob. Relaxing and spending your day together enjoying life is the perfect way to celebrate. Sadie is adorable and a canvas would be excellent. You are sew generous to offer these fun fabrics. Tote bags are always a favorite of mine to sew and one can never have too many bags! Spring Sunshine Blessings…<3

  85. Happy Anniversary! I hope you enjoy your day. And thanks for the chance to win some beautiful fabric. I’d like to make a summer picnic quilt.

  86. Happy anniversary, I would love to make a charity quilt. There are so many that need help.

  87. Happy Anniversary to you!
    In the makings of a community service project.
    So a cute lap blanket these fabrics would make.
    Thank you!

  88. Happy Anniversary! And to Sade, too! Love your work, your blog and am glad it’s coming directly to me. I love making table runners – place-mats, etc. thanks for all you do.

  89. Happy Anniversary!
    Your blog is enjoyable!
    Thanks for a chance towards winning the fabric… perhaps placemats are what Iโ€™d make….

  90. Happy Anniversary to you both, and thanks for the giveaway opportunity. Right now, I am in the process of making Doll Carrier Back Packs for our 7 great granddaughters and that bicycle bundle looks very tempting, but both would be much appreciated.

  91. Happy Anniversary – Enjoy your day with your beloved Builder Bob! I have made many of your table toppers and would definitely use the fabrics to make another. I watched a number of Craftsy classes – ruler work, T-shirt quilts and one on gifts to make. It made for a lovely Mother’s Day since both my grown up children live in other provinces. I live in Canada, so don’t expect to win, but thank you so much for your offer of sharing your fabrics.

  92. Happy Anniversary, Connie! I hope you have the best day ever! If noticed some house motifs on one of those fat quarters so I’m thinking they might make a fun border for the house RSC blocks I am making right now. I just posted about the pink one for the month of May. Thank you for the giveaway opportunity!

  93. Happy Anniversary! It sounds like you have a perfect day planned. Iโ€™m starting to think about baby blankets. Soon we hope to hear about a bun in the oven ๐Ÿ™‚

  94. Happy Anniversary! Glad you have plans to enjoy a nice day! I had time to watch one Craftsy class over the weekend. It took all weekend to get through the whole class, too, stealing time here and there to watch each lesson. Kudos to Craftsy! I love that bicycle fabric and bundle. I think it would make into an adorable quilt, but I really see bags and wallets when I look at it. Enjoy your special day!

  95. First of all, Happy Anniversary! Enjoy your day! A trip to Menards is in our future also. We, too, need mulch and their 11% sale will have me looking for laundry stuff, coffee and maybe some chocolate! ๐Ÿ™‚
    If I won a bundle, I would make a couple of “pillow case” dresses for my great granddaughter. She is growing like a weed and could pop them over leggings or shorts come summer.

  96. Happy Anniversary! And little Sadie is cute as a button! Those fabrics would be so cute for traveling pillows for the grandchildren, I made one last week it turned out so cute, it holds the pillow and a book too. I did watch a few quilting related videos on craftsy, l am considering joining, some really good free motion quilting videos, need the help.

  97. Happy Anniversary. Depends which bundle I won but if I won the bike fabric I would make some back pack bags as I have several biking friends and that fabric is so cute. The other bundle would make a lap quilt for my living room which has a bird & butterfly theme. Thank you for the give away!

  98. Happy Anniversary, Connie. Enjoy your day together.
    I love your blog and always get ideas for my next project. If I won a fabric bundle I would make a table runner or table topper. thanks much for the chance to win.

  99. Happy Anniversary!
    I would love to make a small Linus quilt as the colours are bright and cheerful.
    I live in the UK but if I win one of the bundles I am quite happy to pay any postage.
    Thanks.

  100. I would make a baby quilt as my first grandchild is coming towards the end of the year. Happy anniversary. Thanks for this giveaway.

  101. Happy Anniversary! Sadie is adorable..she looks like my Chloe. I would make another baby quilt with the fabric since everyone around me seems to be giving birth!

  102. Little Sadie is so adorable ! A canvas portrait would be gorgeous ! I`ll take her – LOL- Anyway ,Happy Anniversary & enjoy the backroads . I think I would make some mugs rugs and pass them along to family & friends .Thank you so much for the opportunity . Love the antique Quilt u posted , Awesome neighbor

  103. Happy Anniversary!! I love reading your blog. I would make a table topper out of this fabric. I am in desperate need of new ones!!

  104. Happy Anniversary! I just love Sadie. I would make a wall hanging in memory of my husband who passed away March 31. His favorite color was blue, He repair bicycles for people , our veterans he would do for free. And he would help me with the quilts I make for our veterans at our local VA hospital. I sure do miss him. Have a great day!! My dog “Happy” says hi. (Black Lab mix)

  105. I’ve been making some donation lap quilts to give to the hospice that served my Dad. A fabric bundle would certainly stretch my donation dollars! I was able to watch a little Craftsy – one on needleturn applique and another using the Tri-Recs ruler which was new to me.

  106. Happy Anniversary to you! Enjoy your day! I would love to have either of these fabric packs. I am finishing up a string quilt now that Iโ€™ve found the perfect dashing and backing fabric. My next project will be your. basket – the ones with the triangular flap and a button. A friend in the guild made them and I LOVE them. Thanks for the great blog!

  107. Happy Anniversary! I am making small cosmetic cases as well as larger bags. I try to make matching eyeglass cases so I can give as sets. The fabrics are so pretty!

  108. Enjoy your anniversary. It sounds like you have a wonderful day planned even though it should lead to some jobs to be done. The fabric bundles are lovely. Both cry new summer table topper to me. Thanks for offering the giveaway.

  109. Congratulations on your Anniversary. Thank you for all your wonderful posts, I enjoy them. I would use the bundles for a rag quilt. I made a couple of them and really like making them. Thank you again for your posts, even if I don’t win that would be ok I hope that whomever does really has a good time making something special with the fabric.

  110. Happy Anniversary! Hope you guys have a great day. I would use the fabrics to make a new summer bag or tote.

  111. Happy Anniversary! Sadie is such a sweetie, too! I think I’d have to make some placemats for me. I keep making for everyone else and realized I have none… unless I won the lime and blue–definitely a table topper for my daughter! thank you!!!

  112. Happy Anniversary! Have a wonderful day. That is such a cute picture of Sadie; she’s been a wonderful addition to your family. I’ve been revisiting one of my Craftsy classes on bag making and either of those bundles would work great in a bag or two.

  113. Happy Anniversary! It was ours as well. We mowed all the fields. Your giveaway is for gorgeous fabric. I’d pet it awhile, then make a table-quilt for summer! Thank you.
    -Jean๐Ÿ’Ÿ

  114. I like the bicycle fabric, it would make a great baby/child quilt I seem to be doing a lot of that lately. For some reason (hmmm) I am invited to a lot of baby showers. Don’t mind, sort of like history being passed down.

    I look forward to your emails.

    Thanks.

    j

  115. Either of these great spring bundles would make a pretty table topper for my entry way. Congratulations! sjvonfumetti at yahoo dot com

  116. A pretty and happy bed runner. Thanks for the chance you always have such beautiful quilts and great tutorials.

    Robin in Washington State

  117. Happy Anniversary!! I hope you have great fun and find great deals shopping today!! Hmmm what to make?? I think I’d make a new summer table runner. Either bundle of those would be great for that project!! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  118. Happy Anniversary! Sounds like a fun way to spend the day.

    I would love to make a throw quilt with either of these bundles. I started watching a class on Craftsy, but life got in the way and I wasn’t able to finish it. It was on machine quilting on a domestic machine.

    Thanks for sharing the fabrics!

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