Monday, 8 December 2014

Giveaway Day!

.: Giveaway now CLOSED :.
Thanks to everyone who entered! Congratulations to the winners - Deb, Donna and Janet. Emails have been sent your way!


Oh it's that most wonderful time of the year! Not just Christmas, but Giveaway Day! Time to find some amazing bloggers, get some inspiration, and hopefully win something awesome just for you, just in time for Christmas! Yay!

http://www.sewmamasew.com/


So - hey thanks for stopping by! It's our first time joining in Sew Mama Sew's Giveaway Day and we have some fabricy goodness on offer.

Before we get to the good stuff, a brief introduction to us (as we know you have lots of giveaways to enter!) We are a team of three quilters (Jane, Kristy and Lara) who have joined together to create a digital modern quilting magazine - it's for quilters and by quilters. You can check out a preview of our first few issues over here (Issue 1 and Issue 2). Or swing by our website for more details and you can find our shop link there too. A subscription to Make Modern would be an awesome Christmas gift. Just saying. ;)

So onto the loot! For the giveaway we are offering three fabulous people a chance to win something!

First prize is fabric! A fat 1/8th bundle of gorgeous Field Day fabric by the talented Alison Glass + a copy of the current issue of Make Modern.

 In addition to this, we will pick another two winners to receive a copy of the current issue of Make Modern.



Just follow the directions on the Rafflecopter and you're all entered! Happy Giveaway Day and good luck!
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220 comments:

  1. I'd love to see simple, but dynamic, quilt patterns.

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  2. I like to see a range of designs in the magazine - quilts, purses, bags, cushions etc.

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  3. Love lots of ideas in magazines and lots of colour.

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  4. I'd like to see what kind of modern quilt can be made with precuts.

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  5. I'd love to see mini quilt patterns... includind paper pieced patterns!
    Susie

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  6. I'd love to see small projects- mini quilts, bags of all kinds, pillows.

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  7. Modern but semi simple quilting patterns. sonjasmith76@yahoo.com

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  8. I enjoy seeing lots of photos of projects, as well as patterns. But I also look for tips, advice, new products, etc. Thanks for the great giveaway, Merry Christmas!

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  9. I haven't read an issue of Make Modern yet, but having seen the projects so far, I'd say more of the same.
    jen dot barnard at btinternet dot com

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  10. Id love to see some ideas for art quilts. Dyeing fabrics, painting fabrics and using quilting to make some art.

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  11. Well, i'm a sucker for mini quilts, and for wallets as well. They let your creativity flow with almost instant gratification and not getting bored.

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  12. I would like to see large scale paper piecing projects (intricate, not cutesy). I would also like mini-workshops on how to combine different shapes and sizes and on color theory (not the usual color-wheel info). I am more interested in various ratios and why they are considered appealing. Thanks for the opportunity! notwendy gmail

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  13. I'd like to see some modern quilts made with pre cuts.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  14. I really love modern quilts, but am just starting to do them myself. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  15. Is this a print magazine or emag?

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  16. Just exploring modern quilts. I have a lot to learn about what makes a quilt modern. Color Theory would be nice. Camille@focus20.com

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  17. I love modern quilts and art quilts, especially wallhangings.

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  18. I love simple and natural things with small pops of color.

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  19. I want to second the person who said "small things." I always LOVE mini quilt patterns.

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  20. Not really sure, but thanks for the giveaway. I know not much help, am I? Lol Keep up the good work though. vickise at gmail dot com

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  21. Just getting into modern quilts, so anything and everything would be helpful. Thanks

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  22. A modern approach to traditional quilt patterns and suggestions on how to quilt using your home sewing machine.

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  23. Would love to win this one!
    buffyh_6(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

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  24. I'd love some easy diy for beginners. Thanks!

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  25. I'm always on the lookout for new and interesting improvisational techniques!

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  26. I'd love to see some applique patterns

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  27. scrappy quilts for sure. my scrap bin is getting full.....

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  28. I would love to see mini quilts.

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  29. Beautiful fabrics! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  30. I'd like to see some modern quilt patterns that are quilt as you go friendly.

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  31. Guides to choosing color in a quilt.

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  32. I like to see colourful pictures for inspiration
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  33. Smaller quilting projects would be cool!

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  34. I would love to see smaller projects to use up scraps

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  35. I would like to see some fun pin cushion ideas!

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  36. Small projects to use up my scraps.

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  37. I like simple, modern patterns. Thanks!

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  38. I like to see 3 dimensional quilts.

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  39. Beginner quilts and quilts for guys.

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  40. I've never read a copy, but I would love to see more simple, beginner patterns.

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  41. I've never seen it, but I love paper piecing projects. cdahlgren at live dot com

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  42. I would like to see some modern pillows.

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  43. I have never read a copy but I like to see more colorful and simple quilts.....you know for us beginners who loves color.....

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  44. I have never seen the magazine. I love colorful modern quilts!

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  45. Modern paper piecing patterns - especially for novices. :)
    twocheekymonkeys at live dot com

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  46. Hi there! What a great giveaway!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    h_freund@hotmail.com
    I love finding patterns that are precut friendly :-)

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  47. I love a mini pattern that uses the scraps from a quilt.

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  48. Would like to see ideas for quilting in the negative spaces. Cindy bluemoonstencils@yahoo.com

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  49. Fun, coourful, easy projects.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  50. How your designers organise their stash?

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  51. Something designed and made by me (a girl can dream)

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  52. Modern pp patterns& minis...low volume fabrics& quilts :)

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  53. I'd love to see quilts and bags.

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  54. I would love to see simple and quick to put together quilt patterns and bags.

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  55. I like simple quilts. So simple lines would be good for me. Thanks!

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  56. I like to do baby quilts and want to make some minis also. I have not seen this magazine before.

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  57. I would like to see ideas for precuts, especially layer cakes.

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  58. I love to see baby stuffs :)

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  59. I would like to see items that would utilize charms and charm packs

    detroitgirl77 AT gmail DOT com

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  60. I would like to see some smaller projects , maybe mini quilts . Thanks for the chance .

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  61. I love unusual and colorful designs like Jen Kingwell or Wendy Williams! Thanks so much for the giveaway!

    tdkcarpenoctem@hotmail.com

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  62. Articles on how to machine quilt projects.

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  63. Tutorials are always helpful. I'm currently interested in trapunto.

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  64. I absolutely love those fabrics. So deep and rich!

    ALways interested in how to quilt it once the top is pieced.

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  65. Gorgeous pictures... I just like to look at other people's beautiful quilts for inspiration. :)

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  66. Quilts are always good, mini quilts are fun, and bags.

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  67. Optical illusion patterns are always fun! Thanks for the chance!

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  68. New take on table runner or placemats would be good.

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  69. weekend patterns for quick projects

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  70. I love seeing quilt patterns.

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  71. i never have seen the magazine, so i'm not sure of what they offer... i love to sew clothes for my kids or accessories like backpacks and purses!

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  72. Hmmm, Quilting patterns are always great, maybe some modern paper piecing designs would be cool.
    cnmartinez04@gmail.com

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  73. What a great giveaway. I always love a good quilting pattern so not much to add on that front.

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  74. I love modern patterns for kids quilts.

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  75. I love lots of quilts with both solids and prints.

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  76. Smaller projects, cushion covers for example, are a good way to try out new techniques.

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  77. I like to see modern scrap quilts. Thanks for the chance!

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  78. Would love to see a 'framed' wall hanging piece! Gorgeous fabrics!

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  79. Scrappy modern quilts would be the go for me. I need to bust the stash (and scraps)! Thanks for the chance.

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  80. I'd like to see scrap projects and quilts.

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  81. I like the current mix of projects in the magazine, I would love to see more interviews with quilters and maybe a small project of theirs.

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  82. I would like to see bold, new designs!

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  83. I'm relatively new to quilting but I love the fabrics you're giving away and I'm curious about the magazine. Thank you for give the chance to win either of them.

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  84. I like to see Modern quilts based on traditional blocks. lynnmcindoe (at) gmail (dot) com

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  85. Designer interviews and studio tours, the latest fabric lines, sew along series quilt (new block each issue). Love the magazine!

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  86. I would like to see simple yet effective designs.

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  87. I'd like to see more scrappy quilt patterns - my scrap bin is overflowing! :)

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  88. I am looking for patterns for holiday themed table runners. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  89. I would like to see all levels quilt blocks :)

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  90. A modern quilt that uses up scraps! I am drowning in scraps. ;)

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  91. Scrappy quilt patterns! Yes. THanks for the giveaways!

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  92. I would love to see folded fabric incorporated into a modern throw.

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  93. I would love to see small modern patchwork projects that are actually doable with a hectic schedule! sms11215@gmail.com

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  94. A modern, fast quilt pattern, like a "quilt in a day" kind of feature.

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  95. I've never seen a Make Modern magazine, so I don't know what it tends to include. Small projects are fun and "redo's" of traditional blocks.

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  96. Simple small projects maybe??

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  97. I like to make bed size and throw size quilts. I really do not have a place to use mini quilts, but alot of times the mini designs make really neat blocks for larger projects. Thanks for the giveaway.
    smflks at gmail dot com

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  98. Paper piecing patterns are my favorite. I haven't seen the magazine so I don't know if that type of patterns are in there.

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  99. i have no requests…i just like lots of photos

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  100. A real mix of modern projects, from quilts to potholders

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  101. improv,bright and fast quilts, gallery of reader's quilts

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  102. I'm really interested in improv piecing.
    distantsub at gmail dot com

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  103. small projects that can be gifted or used around the house

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  104. Simple but smashing projects for beginners.

    t_ktl at yahoo.com

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  105. I hear there is or will be a write up of the seattle modern quilt guild so I look forward to seeing that!

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  106. I didn't know about this magazine! I'm going to have to watch for it. I wish though, in magazines I have seen, that there would be more quilt patterns. I feel like so often they are full of small projects that don't really interest me.

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  107. I have not seen this magazine so I don't know.

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  108. I'm not familiar with the magazine, but I'd like to see throw quilts. :)

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  109. Almost anything new -- techniques, patterns (especially larger quilts), exploration exercises that take us into a new direction, and so forth.

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  110. Ideas for precuts would be nice

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  111. Just more modern quilts, love looking at them.

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  112. Fabric and a copy of Make Modern. Nothing wrong with that. Thank you for being a part of the Sew Mama Sew giveaway and the chance to maybe become a winner. Merry Christmas to you.

    Sandi Timmons
    sandit1@sbcglobal.net

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  113. I would like to see modern embroidery and improvisational quilts.

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  114. Right now I am into improv quilts and would love to learn paper piecing

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  115. More modern quilts and more small projects :)

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  116. Modern quilts with hand quilting.

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  117. I always like to see more original quilt designs!

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  118. So glad you joined the Giveaway! tomcharlene@gmail.com

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  119. I'd liek to see tips and tricks -- for things like zippers, snaps, etc.

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  120. Modern miniatures would be great!

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  121. I would like to see traditional patterns with a modern twist. sarah@forrussia.org

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  122. I'd love to see small projects- mini quilts, bags etc

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  123. I am interested in learning to paper piece but have yet to find an effective tutorial that is simple to understand.

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  124. I would love to see more small projects.

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  125. I have only purchased the first issue so far but I loved it, I can't really think of anything it needs more of :)

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  126. Modern mini quilts or wall hangings. Merry Christmas from Oklahoma, USA! crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

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  127. I hope you feature bags, pouches, quilts and home dec items.

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  128. I'd like to see some quick quilt project to make :)
    dieni.rachmawaty at gmail dot com

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  129. More of what you've been doing - good modern patterns. I love MMM

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  130. As a beginner quilter, anything and everything is helpful. Thanks. Ashwini (askanhere@yahoo.com)

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  131. beginner quilt patterns that show a variety of color combinations.

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  132. In Make Modern Magazine, I'd like to see modern twists on traditional quilts.

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  133. As a beginning quilter, I would like to see simple, but elegant things to make with instructions at the beginning level of understanding.

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  134. Mini quilts/wallhangings. I like smaller projects. Table runners are great too.

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  135. placemats and mini quilts.
    Thanks for a chance to win! julia(dot)glotova(at)gmail(dot)com

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  136. Small projects, new lines of fabric, and interviews with quilters!
    Thanks for having the giveaway!
    yoyopattycakes at hotmail dot com

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  137. Love the magazine - thanks for the giveaway! :)

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  138. I'd like to see improv piecing. Thanks for the chance!

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  139. I've never seen an issue of Make Modern magazine, so not sure what should be added!

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  140. Anything at all. It is a new mag to me.

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  141. Smaller projects so I can learn new techniques.

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  142. Small projects like pouches, totes, etc.

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  143. I love simple quilts that are easy to complete.

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  144. I always love simple, modern quilt patterns!

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  145. I love anything to do with paper piecing or handquilting. Thanks for participating!

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  146. I'm not sure- big, beautiful quilts with lots of color! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  147. I would like to see traditional quilt patterns made the modern way.

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  148. I would love to see more improv and color value projects. I would also like to see more variety of quilters represented such as men, art quilters, textile artists, other ethnic groups. Modern quilting to me is more than matchstick or circular quilting or curved piecing. There are some great quilt artist doing some wonderful things that we rarely get to see in print.

    tushay3(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  149. Guides for sizes and choosing colors and fabric patterns for quitls! tks!

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  150. thanks for the chance! I love size quides

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  151. Quilts, quilts and more quilts. Beautiful quilts that are useful and usable (not one for wall hangings)...

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  152. Tips on organizing my scraps and patterns to use them up!

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  153. Hi there, you crazy gals,
    I would love to see more patterns from indie designers and maybe a re-accuring column on different methods of free motion quilting. I am sooo tired of stippling everything and I find straight-line quilting kind of boring to do, even though it looks awesome…especially the square spiral.
    Thanks so much for the giveaway,
    Jacqueline in Pitt Meadows
    snausages22@yahoo.ca

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  154. Projects with little details. I like finishing touches that take time but really make it look good.

    jhunsberger (at) gmail (d0t) c0m

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  155. more info for beginner quilters

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  156. I'd like to see quick and easy patterns.
    hijoffe@gmail.com

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  157. I'd like to see lots of ideas on what to do with all those scraps I have here :-)

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  158. Art quilts, easy ones to start me out on that road.
    Scrappy projects too. Thank you and I love Allison Glass prints, so many gorgeous collections!

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  159. I am a beginner quilter, so I'd like to see something basic.
    Holly

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  160. I've never read the magazine, but I know I like lots of photos to go along with patterns or articles. Thanks!

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  161. Different ways to quilt negative space.

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  162. I like to see a variety of styles - every quilter has a unique style for colour, quilting etc.
    Pauline

    perry94022 at hotmail dot com

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  163. techniques for curved quilts

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  164. I'd like to see beginner things, I'm new to sewing in general. Thanks, have a great day!

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  165. I'd love to see some embroidery designs :-)

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  166. I would like to see tips and tutorials, simple patterns that look complicated, and maybe some paper piecing. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  167. I always love scrappy quilt patterns. Fat Eighth patterns too, because for some reason those bundles are always difficult for me to use!

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  168. I'd love to see drawstring bag and zipper pouch tutorials!

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  169. I'd like to see diaper bag tutorials.

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  170. I lime to see quilts that are not too difficult but have 'bang for your buck' - they look gorgeous without too much effort.

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  171. I bought the first issue of Make Modern and it's great. Didn't get the second one since I spent all my monthly budget on Black Friday fabric sales but I'll definitely will buy it next year. I mostly like patterns for large, modern quilts that are good for someone with intermediate skills.

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  172. Quilting tips and tutorials are always helpful. Love your magazine! Thanks for the chance :)

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  173. I'd like quilt patterns for a range of skills, especially for beginners. :) Thanks for the chance to win.

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  174. I like a variety of projects from bags, to clothes to quilts, I like directions to be well written and with lots of photos.

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  175. Projects with clear instructions..lots of good pics.

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  176. I'd like to see some mini quilt patterns, as well as more experienced projects.

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