Monday, May 6, 2013

Giveaway Day!!

 Hello Everyone!!!

Sew Mama Sew is hosting their bi-annual Giveaway Day again! I've missed the last few but I am very excited to participate in this one!

I am so happy you stopped by to see what's up for grabs!! While you're here, feel free to take a peek around if you are a new visitor, or even if you've been in the family for a while. :) I have lots of tutorials and tidbits, and I just opened my shop for my own patterns!!

You will have from today until May 10th, 2013 at 7 pm (CST) to comment for a chance to win! The winner will also be announced before May 12, 2013 via email, so please make sure your email is linked to your profile when you comment! I will also update this post with the winners! 

I know, you want to get to the good stuff and see what I am giving away huh? Me too!! Hahah! 

I am going to be giving away 2 sets of things so TWO winners! Yah!!! 

Item #1:
I just released my first 3 patterns, Catawampus, Turnovers, and Fifteen Degrees. The first giveaway is a copy of each of these. The format is your preference. I can mail you the physical paper copy, or I can email you the PDF for each pattern! 


Item #2:
In honor of my very first pattern, Fifteen Degrees, I am giving away a Fat Quarter of each of the fabrics in this line and the pattern! The line is called Rockin' Romance by Pat Bravo for Art Gallery Fabrics and it was used in Fifteen Degrees.  It is a gorgeous line, so feminine and I adore all the gray in this collection, and of course, the purple! 


Now, for how to enter to win....

1.  Please only comment once. 

2.  Leave me a comment telling me your favourite thing about Summer! 

3.  That's it! Easy Peasy! 

I will use Random.org to choose a winner!

Good luck to everyone!

Much Love!!!

405 comments :

  1. My favorite part about summer is the weather. And lucky me, I have summer almost year round

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  2. What a wonderful giveaway, thank you so much!
    I love swimming during summer (and luckily after we moved from Russia to Australia we have summer half of the year ;) )

    Hugs,
    Tatyana

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  3. Gorgeous giveaway!!! I would like to say the favourite thing about the summer is the weather but that's not always guaranteed in the UK :( so I'd go with having a lovely holiday break from work!!

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  4. my fav thing (when it ever gets here) enjoying my deck outside and grilling
    great food
    thanks diana

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  5. Summer! Having my kids home and being able to go out and about in nice warm weather! Going to Yosemite.

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  6. Favorite things about summer is not having to plan activities around the kids school schedule.

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  7. The grandchildren are out of school, so they are free tp travel!

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  8. My favorite thing about summer are the long days and warm temperatures

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  9. My favorite thing about summer, in theory, is camping! We usually do it in the winter-spring months, gets a wee bit too hot in the actual summer. But living anywhere but florida, camping's the answer!

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  10. my favourite thing about summer is definitely the beach. Loved looking around your blog and am now a follower - thanks :-)

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  11. My favorite thing about summer is air conditioning. LOL
    Thanks for the change to win!

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  12. I actually have a couple of favorites about summer... I work at a tech support center at a college, which means that summer is when we get a slowdown in reported problems. This is project and work-ahead time, my favorite sort of work time.

    My other favorite is that my son is off of school, so I can take him to the many local parks and enjoy time with him.

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  13. My favorite thing about summer....so hot outside that I stay inside in A/C and sew all day! :)

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  14. My favorite thing about summer is my garden and camping. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  15. My favorite thing about summer is more family time! With my grandkids out of school, more opportunity for visits!

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  16. My favourite thing about summer is gardening. Love the feeling of accomplishment as the seeds sprout, the vegetables grow, the flowers bloom.
    :o)
    pippirose59 at gmail dot com

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  17. My favorite thing about summer is the pool with my kiddos!

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  18. My favorite thing about summer is no schedule. Ironically, my favorite thing about fall is getting back to routine.

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  19. Mine is dorky - having my kid around! The school year is just so busy with school, and activities, and homework. During the summer, we have more time to hang out together. So, family time. I like the family time of summer.

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  20. My favorite thing about summer is the fresh local produce! I am always anxiously awaiting the fresh green beans and cucumbers. I can't wait!

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  21. My favorite thing about summer is field-grown cantaloupe! It tastes so good, much better than the kind you get in the grocery store, and it's only available in the summer. We consume tons of it while it's available!!

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  22. My favorite thing about summer is having time off during the days with more sunlight!

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  23. My favorite thing about summer is sunshine and running outside with my daughter, throw some strawberry picking in there and it's a perfect day! Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrs(dot)hbraun(at)gmail(dot)com

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  24. My favourite thing is eating in the garden.
    Gillx

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  25. Congrats on your new patterns!! This is a fantastic giveaway! My favorite thing about summer is the laid back feel. No schedule, no rush to get kids off to school, just relax and enjoy the days.

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  26. My favorite thing about summer is the long days we have here in Seattle. I love that we still have so much sunlight to enjoy after dinner. Thanks for the giveaway and congrats on your patterns, it's great to see you back blogging again!

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  27. Thanks for this fabulous giveaway. My favourite thing about summer this year is that it actually finally happened despite predictions to the contrary!

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  28. My favorite thing about summer is going to the beach (but I haven't been for several years, boooo). Thank you for the giveaway -- I love these patterns!

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  29. My favorite thing about summer is to go to the mountains camping, sitting by the fire with family and friends. I love your patterns and thanks for the chance to win.

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  30. My fave thing about summer is sleeping in! It's a little break from yelling at my kiddos to quit ignoring their alarm clocks ;)

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  31. I love trips to the lake during the summer!

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  32. My favorite thing about summer is that it stays light so long. I love the long evenings.

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  33. My favorite thing about summer is I'm off work which allows me to visit my 2 grandchildren and quilt more. I also love the warmer weather as my husband feels better in the warmer months. I love your new patterns

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  34. definitely going to the beach -- congrats on your patterns!!!

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  35. I love your patterns!! My favorite thing about Summer is not having to shuttle the kiddos back and forth to school :)

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  36. My favorite thing about summer is having my 'Spa at Home' week when my husband is gone for the week. Just me and the dogs and a sewing machine!

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  37. My favorite thing about summer is having my 'Spa at Home' week when my husband is gone for the week. Just me and the dogs and a sewing machine!

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  38. My favorite thing about the summer is it does not seem as hectic as the rest of the year. Love the long evenings. Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  39. I love the summer because I don't have to work and have about 7 weeks of freedom to do anything that my heart desires... which includes plenty of quilting!! Thanks for the chance - that fabric bundle is gorgeous!

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  40. My favorite thing about summer is not having to work, since I'm a tutor!

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  41. My favorite thing about summer is not having to work, since I'm a tutor!

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  42. My favorite thing about summer is sunshine, 80 degree temperatures and lots of daylight.

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  43. I'm a teacher. My favorite thing about summer is FREEDOM!!!!! Love the TIME!

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  44. I'm from OR, so the best thing about summer is that it isn't raining!

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  45. I love summer because I can wear pretty dresses!

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  46. The weather!!! After two years in a cooler climate, I'm looking forward to 90+ degree wether!!

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  47. Love being out in my garden and growing my own foods

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  48. So many favorite things about summer but number 1 would be no school for the kiddos!!

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  49. Favorite thing about summer is home grown tomatoes from my garden. Thanks for the giveaway

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  50. My favorite thing about summer is that it's right before fall, and fall is my favorite season. :D

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  51. I love grilling and eating outside. Everything tastes better out under the umbrella.

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  52. i love Rockin' Romance!! and your pattern! thanks for the chance to win it
    fave thing about summer? long sunny days. mmmhmmm.

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  53. My favorite thing about summer is spending lots of time outdoors!

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  54. My favorite thing about summer is just about everything! From going to the beach to 4th of July picnics to backyard barbeques with family and friends!

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  55. my favorite thing about summer is air conditioning! LOL

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  56. My favorite thing about summer is staying at our cabin in the mountains of wyoming. YAY

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  57. I love Rockin Romance!!! My favorite thing about summer is the slower pace!

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  58. I love the longer days and going on vacation with my family. Thanks!

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  59. Warm weather, pretty flowers, SWEET Iced Tea :-)

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  60. Congrats on your pattern! I love that school is over and we can sleep in. =) Thanks for a lovely giveaway.

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  61. Favorite thing about summer...camping!
    Thanks for the chance!

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  62. my favorite thing about summer is not having to wake up to an alarm clock

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  63. Thanks for the giveaway.
    My favorite thing about summer is iced lattes.

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  64. I love the relaxed feel of summer...more time for sewing!

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  65. I love how late it stays light out!!! I don't put my pj's on at 7, lol, because its been dark for hours!

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  66. Only one favorite thing about summer? That's hard to do, but I guess it's the warm sunshine!

    I love your pattern! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  67. I love sitting outside at night in the summer and listening to the crickets and watching lightning bugs fly around.

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  68. My favorite thing about summer is the farmers markets!

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  69. Watermelon is my favorite thing about summer!

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  70. My favorite thing about summer is cooking and eating outdoors! Thanks for the awesome giveaway and for your lovely blog!

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  71. My favorite thing about Summer is getting to spend time at the beach. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  72. My favorite thing about summer is not needing to go to work.

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  73. Great giveaway! I've been eyeing the Rock and Romance collection for awhile now. =) My favorite thing about summer is my birthday!

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  74. My favorite part of summer is getting to sleep in. I can do that since my kids are all teenagers now.

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  75. My favorite part about summer is sitting outside on my deck enjoying our beautiful Oregon weather. We really do have perfect summers here. And my birthday is the whole month of August, so August is pretty awesome! Beautiful patterns & fabric!

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  76. My favorite this is that it only lasts about 5 months!! The colors of summer are wonderful.

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  77. My favorite thing about summer is taking some time off work and spending it with family (and sewing!). Thanks for the opportunity.

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  78. I love the warm weather and much needed sunshine!

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  79. I love the longer days & warm weather of summer! :)

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  80. My favorite part of summer...my birthday! :)

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  81. Love that I can be out with my kids late into the evening and garden, play, hang out

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  82. I love going outside without a winter coat, it's the little things!

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  83. I love being able to spend lots of time at the beach!

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  84. My favorite thing about summer is laying in the sun and reading!

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  85. Oooh what a great giveaway! I am a happy follower and I think I am going to try crossing my fingers. LOL Summer~ much fewer commitments for kids, school etc. And grilling! I love to grill our dinners. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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  86. Being able to have dinner out on the deck.

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  87. My favorite thing about summer is the sun being up so long.

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  88. oooh, beautiful fabric. And I love the quilt patterns. You are so amazingly talented! I especially love the Turnover pattern.
    Summer - plain and simple - lots of sunshine to play in "sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy. Sunshine in my eyes can make me cry. Sunshine on the water looks so lovely. Sunshine almost always makes me high..."

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  89. I love going to the beach and road trips!
    colorvibrant[at]gmail[dot]com

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  90. I love being able to read at the beach. Thanks for the generous giveaway.

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  91. Sunshine, the pool and a good book.

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  92. Outdoor adventures is my favorite thing about summer. So many places to go and see!
    rlynneholmes @aol.com

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  93. Fresh picked vegies from the garden!

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  94. I enjoy planning a special trip to the beach with my hubs. We try every year to go see our favorite group Dave Matthews Band, and have a little weekend getaway since the perform at the beach! :-) It is always something I look forward to even if I miss my rugrats! Thanks for a chance to win!

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  95. getting to play outside without getting cold. sleeping with the blankets off. running through sprinklers. I couldn't help it. one thing about summer is too hard. :D

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  96. My favorite summer activity is mowing the yard (strange, I know). I love green and the smell of freshly cut grass.

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  97. i love the long, warm nights, campfires & s'mores and taking my kids fishing.

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  98. Thanks so much for the chance! I love sitting outside at night enjoying a glass of wine - so glad it's warming up!

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  99. I love cooking on the grill and eating outside with friends and family!

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  100. The weather and the beach!!!
    dazzlingshorty(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  101. What a love about summer is warm summer nights (without misquitos)

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  102. My favorite thing about summer is beach bonfires at sunset on the shores of Puget Sound. Love!

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  103. It's got to be the warm weather(but not too hot)
    lyn.robyn.smith@gmail.com

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  104. Eating dinner on the screened porch, relaxing as the sun goes down and the day cools off.

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  105. My favorite things are the warm weather, driving with all the windows down and the smell of sunscreen. Thanks for the sweet giveaway!

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  106. My favorite thing about summer is all the friends & family get-togethers. Whether its at the pool or for a BBQ, it just seems people's schedules tend to free up for more hanging out.

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  107. I love spending time with family and having time to read!

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  108. I love camping in the summer. Also my husband bought a boat at the end of last summer so I think that will quickly become a favorite thing as well. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  109. I love all the camping!!! I love your new patterns. They are just so fun!!

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  110. Best thing about summer - less rushing around! I don't feel obligated to get kids anywhere by the "first bell" - summer camps 20 mins late no big deal - even work I don't need to be there at any exact time as long as I get the work done! Yippee!

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  111. More daylight! Love your patterns!

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  112. I love the yard sales and auctions that are happening almost everyday. My search is for wood furniture. I love refurbishing wood items and making them beautiful again.

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  113. I love my deck for morning coffee in the summer. My deck is covered in 2 feet of snow in the winter.

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  114. I live in Alaska, so my favorite thing about summer are the endless days! It seems there is plenty of time to do all the wonderful summer things here, like bonfires on the beach, and barbeques with family and friends,festivals with great music, and fishing on the boat (fresh salmon and halibut!) and also all the wonderful wildflowers!

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  115. My favorite thing about summer is longer days & more time with my girls! I'd love to win #2... purple, gray and feminine are right up my alley. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  116. Summer! I love the long days and that it's light so late.
    Thank you for the great giveaway - I love your patterns!

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  117. My favorite thing about summer is the warm weather, the lovely nights, and the laid back feeling. It's my favorite time of the year.

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  118. I love summer fruits!! Yam...

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  119. Ooh- never used a pattern before! The quilts are gorgeous. :) My favourite thing about summer is the nostalgia. The memory of a sunset shoreline, icebox pie, Adirondack chairs by the lake, running through sprinklers, family picnics, crickets outside an open window, a lazy Southern Sunday...is 100 times more powerful than when it happened and it'll get you through just about anything.

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  120. I love the beach and the balmy evenings...you will always find me there in the summer.

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  121. Walking on the beach at sunset and picking lavender in the mountains. Luckily, living near Barcelona, ​​Spain, the two things I have nearby.
    regards
    Elena

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  122. I love the sun and wind in my face as we ride our motorcycle.

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  123. oh, holidays, having all time for all i want ;)
    elocose arroba gmail.com
    thanks

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  124. My favorite thing about summer is the warm weather. Winter and I do not get along at all. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  125. I could spend all day in my garden, I love watching everything grow. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  126. Summer is usually when our family takes the best trips. Last summer we went to southern Utah and hiked in national parks -- Arches, Zion, Bryce. It was fabulous!

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  127. Well I know its Summer where you are but this time of year is my favourite becuase its Mothers day in Aus on the 12th and its my birthday so I think may is my favourite month regardless of the season. Love♥ the rock' romance line

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  128. KarrieLyne I'm so glad your back! I really enjoy your blog. I love the sunshine, BBQ's, and just being outside.

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  129. I love watching the grandkids play t ball. And having them over for sleepovers.

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  130. going to the beach early in the morning for a refreshing swim before the crowds arrive and it gets too hot!

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  131. I love fresh veggies from the garden!

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  132. My favorite thing about summer is homegrown tomatoes and all of the fresh fruits and veggies!

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  133. Well, the beach of course. And gardening!

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  134. Wonderful patterns and fabric! I love being able to garden during the summer.

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  135. Summer... relative lack of plans. Only what I put on the calendar!

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  136. I live on Oklahoma and winters can be brutal. Wind, ice, snow--YUCK! So my favorite thing about summer? A lack of all of these things :)

    Thanks so much for a very generous giveaway! Both the patterns and the fabric are wonderful!

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  137. My favorite thing about summer is going on vacation, somewhere with water preferably, lovely giveaway, congrats on your first patterns they look fun.

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  138. Thanks for the chance to win! Beautiful quilts.
    My favorite thing about summer is the extra family time and fresh food from the garden.

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  139. I never thought I would say this, but my favorite thing about summer is going to be having my Pre-K child home with me and not at school!

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  140. the dickee dee! (ice cream truck)

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  141. My favorite thing about summer is gardening! Love the fresh veggies! Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  142. What a great giveaway! Your patterns look amazing and I love that fabric line. My favorite thing to do in the summer is go wakeboarding!

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  143. My favorite part of summer is the drive in movie theater! It's so neat to be able to share that experience with our kids!

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  144. I love the summer! Swimming and sunbathing! The patterns look great!

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  145. Summer -- I like the warmth of summer!

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  146. i love being outside with my family!

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  147. Wow that's a lot of fabric! yeeha! My favorite thing about summer is living at the lake!

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  148. My favorite thing about summer is having fun with my son.

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  149. My favorite summer thing is my blooming roses!

    vhogsett@comcast.net

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  150. My favorite thing about summer is riding bikes to the park with my husband and having a picnic or just lying around and reading. Thanks for hosting!

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  151. My favorite part about summer is extra sewing time- my husband works late in the summers, so when I get home from work I have a few hours to myself!

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  152. The Sun is my favorite part of summer and the longer days.

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  153. warm weather and beaches and gardening!!
    berly at uw dot edu

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  154. My favorite thing about summer is warmth after lond cold winter it feels good also I love flowers and smmer vacations at beach thanks sherrisewgoes@q.com

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  155. My favorite thing is sitting out in the backyard with my feet in the kiddie pool and a good book! Thank you for the giveaway!

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  156. My favorite thing about summer is sandals and shorts. Not having to bundle up in jeans and sweaters and scarfs. :-)
    Great giveaway! Thank You!
    mugirl113 at gmail dot com

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  157. My favorite part is the smell. When it's warm, you get cut grass, flowers, BBQs... It reminds me of my childhood - except now I have allergies!

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  158. I love the warm that summer brings!

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  159. My favourite part of summer is wearing shorts and sandals. I live in Canada and much of the time we have to pile on the clothing. Thanks for the chance to win.

    Janet

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  160. My favorite thing about summer is the warm weather (but I'd probably say something different toward the end of summer).

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  161. in the summer i love my garden with all the flowers

    lg marion

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  162. My favorite thing about summer is lazy days, sleeping in and hanging out with my kids! Lots of pool time!

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  163. My summer favorite is the beautiful flowers and the promise of fall just around the corner.

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  164. My favorite thing about this summer will be spending time with my oldest son who will be spending his last summer at home. Thanks for the great giveaway chance!

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  165. The best thing about Summer is the sun and sunshine! Especially after the cold grey winter months here in Wisconsin.

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  166. My favorite thing is the beach trip my family takes!

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  167. i love that the days are long and there's lots of sunshine!

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  168. i love gardening and making sweet summer dresses!

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  169. My favorite thing in summer is camping. I can't wait to go!

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  170. My favorite thing about summer is fresh watermelon.

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  171. My favorite thing about summer is sunshine! It makes my garden grow and I love to cut flowers and pick vegies from by garden.

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  172. My I have 2 favorite things about summer - I don't work, and I get to spend more time with my kids AND more sewing time.

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  173. Hi Karrie Lynne - my favorite thing about summer is swimming in our lake with our whole family and then going for a pontoon ride!

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  174. summer is the time when it feels to me like life slows down and I enjoy it more. I tend to take late afternoon naps in the summer and love the extra hours of sunshine.

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  175. Oh gosh, don't know if I can pick just one favorite thing about summer....I love the longer days, warmer days, flowers, fresh fruits and veggies....I could go on and on.
    Thank you for the chance to win!!

    Tami
    tamiquilts(at)att(dot)net

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  176. I love the sun!! I live in Wisconsin where we get about 8 months of dreary winter and I love being out and about instead of cooped up!

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  177. my favorite thing about summer is working in my flower and vegie gardens and having BBQs with family and friends.

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  178. I love having the windows open and being able to backpack without sleeping on snow!
    Thanks for participating.

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  179. Longer daylight hours. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  180. community events! we live in a small town that does a lot of free family focused events! thanks for the giveaway! great patterns!!!

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  181. I love having picnics at the park! Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  182. I love gardening. Well, that's not totally true. I love eating :) Nothing can beat fresh fruits and veggies

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  183. My favorite thing about summer is flip flops and painted toes!

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  184. I love the fresh fruit that is in season.

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  185. Got to love Art Gallery fabric. It has such a nice hand. My favorite thing about summer is that all my flowers are blooming their little heads off.

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  186. Hello from Minnesota! All of my favorite summer things involve hanging out by the lake. That, and eating sweetcorn. :)

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  187. It stays light so much later in the evening.... to sew in!!

    susie
    legato1958@aol.com

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