Sunday, August 15, 2010

Japanese fabrics to share

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I've had lots of questions about this particular
print ever since I posted an image of it in one
of my posts. I was so bummed to turn you down by
having to tell you that I could get this only
because I had my mom in Japan who was willing to
help me out with the order; the shop accepts only
one form of payment, a direct payment which is done
when a package is delivered to the recipient in Japan.

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I went to look for this print online only to
discover that it is out-of-print by YUWA
Live Life Collection that I couldn't find anywhere else.
So guess what, I decided to buy a whole bunch from the
shop so that I can share this fabric with you guys!
I have listed a set of fat quarters of these two
prints in
my shop, but if you want these prints in
larger increments, please feel free to contact me!

If you can let me know that you came from here
when you snatch the prints from the shop, I will
be happy to enclose a little piece of rare
Japanese cotton print like this one.

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If you'd rather give a chance to win a set
of two fat quarters of the first two fabrics,
leave a comment under this post, (two, if you
are either a follower/subscriber to my blog or
have snagged anything from my shop before,
to increase your likelihood of winning ;)
I'll leave this giveaway open until the 20th of this
month and will announce the winner on the 21st ;)

Thank you for stopping by!
Have a great Monday!!

205 comments:

  1. you have such an eye for fabric's love them both xx

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  2. I just found your blog recently and I love it. I follow you in my RSS reader!

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  3. Wow i just love your blog! Will you have this print in your shop in the grey colourway or just the yellow? Love all your work, you really are talented! Sam

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  4. Fantastic fabric! I just love it!

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  5. I subscribe to your blog, and I get so excited whenever I see a post from you. I enjoy seeing the things you make. Your sense of style is beautiful and amazing!

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  6. I try my luck :-) thanks for the chance!

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  7. Fabulous fabrics. Put my name in the draw please :) Thanks !

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  8. Oh Ayumills, this is fantastic love this fabric :D!!

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  9. I've also been following your blog but now it's official ! :)

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  10. Hi! i read all your posts via reader and love your blog. count me in please

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  11. They're lovely - I would love a chance to win them.

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  12. I have you saved you in my favourites but I just can't fit in anymore people to follow so ever since I found your tissue box cover I have visited you. Love the fabric and will go visit your shop next!

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  13. I read your blog since several months, but now I am an official follower ;)

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  14. I'd love a chance to win the fat quarters!

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  15. And I'm a follower of your blog in Google Reader. :)

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  16. Oooh!!! I love your blog and I would love to win!!!!

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  17. I am a follower on Google reader

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  18. Love, Love, Love these fabrics and your blog. Thanks!

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  19. This fabriс is so lovely! I tried to buy it from your shop, but it seems that it's out of stock already.. Will you put some more of it on sale?

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  20. wow! the fabrics are so lovely! would love to have them! :) thanks!

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  21. Love them both! Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  22. Such great fabrics! Love them.

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  23. Oh no, the fabrics are already gone! I had a busy work week and didn't check this page:(

    Well, it's great news that there is a giveaway! Everything flies off your Etsy page too quickly, Ayumi!

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  24. perfect patchwork fabric.. i have made your basket for gifts several times and the pencil case once....zip phobia!

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  25. I adore your blog and love the projects you whip up! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  26. Love those fabrics and would love to win!

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  27. Hello Ayumi
    I love those fabrics!!!
    Thank you
    Hugs from Málaga ( Spain )
    Liliana

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  28. You have gotten me so interested in raiding the old boxes of fabrics that I inherited from my auntie who was an interior decorator. Thanks. Would love to win the fabric you're giving away.

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  29. I am a follower using my My Yahoo and I look forward to every post.

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  30. Hi! I also started sewing and knitting not long ago and I really enjoy your blog, everything is very nice and gives me so many ideas that I almost cannot stop sewing! I even decided it might be worth to start my own blog, so I can share what I found and do and participate in exchanges and so on! If you are interested: unaagullaimitja.blogspot.com .

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  31. Those fabrics are just so cute :}

    I have been looking around for "Paris" type fabrics lately and that was is very cool!

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  32. Oh oh oh oh. The fabrics look so wonderful!
    Thanks for the chance :)

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  33. Love these fabric. They hold a LOT of potential!

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  34. I've been a subscriber for many months now :)

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  35. Been a follower for a long time!

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  36. Yay-a giveaway!
    I love those fabrics,particularly the French map ;)
    I wish Japanese fabrics were more readily available in shops here. I used to have a great source near me but not since we moved....I'll have to go check out your shop ;)

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  37. And, I've been following your blog for awhile now :) Love it!

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  38. such a unique fabric...would love a chance to win some...

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  39. I am a long time follower...

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  40. I am a follower of your wonderful blog. I enjoy your tutorials. Please enter my name for your giveaway

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  41. Interesting fabric. I would love to add this to my stash. Thanks for offer a chance to win.

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  42. Hi ayumi.

    Nice blog and craftmanship. Stumble upon your blog thru Malaysian crafter.

    Pick me
    Pick me

    :D

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  43. What great fabric. Throw my name in the hat!! Thanks

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  44. Love the fabric! Hope to win...Thanks for the chance.

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  45. a followern for awhile now...Went to your shop, but didn't see anything for sale?

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  46. I've been a long-time subscriber with little cash for fabric goodies. Most of my fabric comes from goodwill in the form of sheets or sometimes I cut from shirts I find. I would love to have some new fabric for a change!

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  47. Oh no...they are sold out :(
    Love this blog, really love your fabric choices and your work is so precise, as are ur tutorials, look forward to having a go at the lunch bag!

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  48. I would love a chance to win some of this fabric, Ayumi! Thanks so much for the opportunity!

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  49. I love the fabric! Love it!!

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  50. I'm an avid follower. I've made lots of things from your tutorials and have bought items from your shop and stamps, too. Truly a fan :)

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  51. I am a follower too by the way, via google reader, love it when I see a new post from your blog - coz I know it will have some sort of fabric lovliness :) :)

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  52. Have been a follower for a while.... Love the puffy pouch!

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  53. Those fabrics are so lovely!
    Thanks for the chance and have a wonderful week :D

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  54. Hi Ayumi, I am fairly new to your wonderful blog but I am a great fan of your work!!
    I have been really enjoying using 'Pears and Poddle' pouch as my makeup pouch. And I am looking forward to receiving the bento pouch which I snatched very quickly from your etsy shop.
    I absolultely adore Japanese fabrics. I live in a different time zone. Someone has already bought these beautiful fabrics before I turn on my computer. sigh... Please enter me for the draw. I would love to have such beautiful fabrics.

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  55. Hey Ayumi,

    I guess I have to enter for the freebie because there's nothing in your shop already! :)

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  56. Love those prints you showed, and it's so awesome of you to share with us! Thanks!

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  57. Those fabrics are adorable! And I'm a follower of your great blog :)

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  58. The fabrics are gone. I hope you'll have more on the shop. I'm a follower. Crossing my fingers (and toes). Thank you for the lovely giveaways!

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  59. What cute fabric!! Would love some. Thanks for the chance. :)

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  60. I follow you and would love to get my hands on some of this fabric! Thanks for offering it.

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  61. I love both of these fabrics so much. Japanese prints are so creative and fun. :)

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  62. I would love to win that cute fabric and I just became a follower...thought I was one already. :/

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  63. Every time I see a post from you in Google Reader I get so excited, I love seeing what you've been sewing! Thank you for the chance to win a wonderful giveaway :)

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  64. I'm a long time follower. I just switched from anonymous to public.

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  65. Those are such cute fabrics! And you are so kind to share them! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  66. Drat! I'm always too late to get things in your shop! I guess I'll have to keep my fingers crossed for the drawing. Thank you so much for sharing with us.

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  67. Thank you for a chance to win this beautiful fabric.
    azbelle3@yahoo.com

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  68. I am a follower of your blog (love it!!)
    azbelle3@yahoo.com

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  69. Thanks for offering a giveaway! It's surprising to me in this day and age that we still have challenges sourcing materials from other countries...just think of the market some of the Japanese fabrics would have in Europe and the US!

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  70. Follow your blog in Google Reader!

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  71. Wow, I follow your blog with Bloglines, but I was still too late to purchase these in your Etsy shop! Maybe I'll get lucky and win some :)

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  72. That fabric is gorgeous! I'm drooling :)

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  73. I subscribe through Google reader, but I'm a follower now, too! Thanks1

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  74. Thanks for the chance to win, such beautiful fabric.

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  75. Thanks for sharing the love! The Parisian fabric certainly got my attention!

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  76. I'm a loyal and devoted follower :)

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  77. These are great! I especially love the map print. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  78. And this is my second post for being a (long-time!) subscriber to your blog. :)

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  79. Ooh! You seriously have the best fabrics!

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  80. I'm a follower of your lovely blog. :)

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  81. Well, isn't that nice of you? Spreading the fabric love? *S*

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  82. I follow you on my Bloglines reader, btw.

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  83. your fabric picks are so adorable. i have a japanese coworker who is in japan for the summer. i asked her to bring me some japanese fabric so i cant wait. i hope i can win some from you too. thanks so much ayumi!

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  84. Those are really cool fabrics! All the fabrics you choose are awesome!
    Katherine
    peachykeen817 at hotmail dot com

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  85. I subscribe via Google Reader, and I would love to win any of those!
    Katherine
    peachykeen817 at hotmail dot com

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  86. Ayuma, you are kind to get the fabric so we in the US can have a chance to use it too! It is so charming! I also have one of your pincushions - thank you for a fun giveaway.

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  87. Hello! I've been following you for some time and I LOVE your blog! I'm so jealous of all the yummy fabrics you have from Japan and these are just too cute!

    I'm keeping my fingers crossed...

    ;)

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  88. It's so cute! I've wondered about it when I saw all your little bags that are so darling

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  89. Special import fabric giveaway?? I'm so in!! Thanks!

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  90. I also follow your blog from over the hill Santa Cruz way,... :-)

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  91. What great fabric! thanks for the chance

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  92. I'm a follower - I love your blog :)

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  93. I would love to win. I follow ur blog since some days. Thanks for the chance.

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  94. Oh my, these fabrics are just too cute!

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  95. And I almost spent all of the silk-screened fabrics I bought from your shop, so it´s time for new fabric, hehe

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  96. I love these fabrics! They are so cute! :D

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  97. Ive been following since I started sewing in March. Love your fabrics and these are awesome! Your blog continues to inspire me!!x

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  98. Pick me please (just realised Im meant to post twice! lol) x

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  99. Gorgeous fabric! Thanks for sharing.
    spackattak7 at hotmail dot com

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  100. Hello my darling, OHHHHH GORGEOUS!
    Both fabrics are YUMMY!
    Couldn't see them on your etsy shop :-(
    Were they snapped so quickly :-(
    Anyway, would love to buy some if you have any left or win some...;-)
    Thanks so much,
    Sophie, Sydney Australia. True follower.

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  101. Wow, those shoppers are FAST! It really is lovely fabric, though. I can't blame them!

    albeaton at aol dot com

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  102. These fabrics are so neat. You are lucky to have a mom that can help in such ways.

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  103. I am also a follower of your blog and absolutely love your information. I have made several pouches and love them.

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  104. I'm certainly willing to take a chance to win the fabic. You continue to be a generous and talented inspiration.
    Regards,
    Alison

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  105. thanks for sharing- i love your fabric choices, and am always bummed when i cant get hold of them!

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  106. Lovely fabric - thanks for the chance to win some!

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  107. Yummy fabric! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  108. I would love to win some of this fabulous fabric. :D Love your blog posts!

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  109. Google Reader subscriber AND I've snagged from your shop before (the screenprinted fabric sheets - which were LOVELY, by the way!).

    albeaton at aol dot com

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  110. Love, love, love these fabrics. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  111. とても綺麗な模様ですねー ビンテージのスタイルですばらしいです♥ 

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  112. You are such an inspiration! I wanted to purchase these, but it looks like you ran out! I'd love to win!

    Thank you for your gorgeous, inspiring works of sewing modern art!

    Crimsnsyrn
    julietkp (at) sbcglobal.net

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  113. Oh yes please, I would love to win these awesome fabrics!

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  114. Great fabrics! Would love to get them!
    Follower for a couple months now. amace@cox.net

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  115. and you know I'm a totally dedicated follower of your fabulousness!

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  116. I am an avid follower of your blog!

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  117. I would love a chance to win the fabric...it is so unique!

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  118. Hi Ayumi!
    I would love to win some of this fabric. Also , I am a customer of yours!! If I don't win, Can I buy a yard of the fabric?? or half a yard?

    Faith

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  119. I would love to buy this fabric - or win it, if I have a chance! I subscribe to your blog through LJ, you always give me lots of inspiration. Thank you very much for this.

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  120. I love this fabric, thanks for a chance to win it!

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  121. i love your blog!

    VY
    burbbb@yahoo.com

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  122. Just got into quilting through my daughter joining the Young Quilters Guild in the UK. A friend suggested your sight and we are hooked. So many ideas and now this wonderful material. WOW!. Wish we could get our hands on some here.

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  123. Great fabrics! Why do we in the UK have such a limited choice of fabrics compared to you???
    Gill

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  124. Love the fabrics, I would love to win, I can think of all sorts of fun projects.

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  125. Great fabrics!! Thanks for the chance to win!

    Rachel

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  126. I am also a subscriber to your blog, I love your site!! Keep up the good work!

    Rachel

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  127. Great fabrics! Really pretty!

    luckysluna(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  128. I am a blog follower
    luckysluna(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  129. So generous of you to set this up!! i love your blog! thanks....

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  130. You have such a great eye for fabric - thanks for the chance to win some of your picks!

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  131. Oh no, they are sold out... hope I win. I love your blog.

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  132. I am a follower via Netvibes... does that count?

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  133. I love these fabrics. The Japanese always make such cute stuff.

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  134. I'm a follower through Google Reader.

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  135. Really cool fabric! I love your blog and your creativity.

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  136. Of course I follow. You always have such inspiration to share.

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  137. What a great giveaway, thanks for sharing!

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  138. Oh! I love the coffee square on the first piece of fabric. So cute (Maybe because I am a avid coffee drinker...) Also from reading your blog and admiring your creations I have become a lover of fabric with writing on it! Thanks for the giveaway :)

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  139. And I also follow your blog :)

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  140. These fabrics and so many others you post are so unique and just look fantastic in all your projects - I would love a chance to try working with them!

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  141. P.S. I am a follower too! Have made your basket for lots of gifts!

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  142. And I subscribe to your RSS feed.

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  143. That Paris fabric is amazing! How I would love some of that!

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  144. thanks for the giveaway, love the fabric! missed catching some at your shop, so I'm going to try my luck at winning some.

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  145. I've stalked your blog for a while, but now I'm an official follower!

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  146. Hi! I've been your follower for more than a year already :)

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  147. And thank you much for the info you share and for this giveaway, too :))

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  148. I LOVE your creations and these fabrics are too pretty to miss!! 

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  149. ... and I know how slim my chance of winning this giveaway is (due to your blog's popularity ;), I still wanted to join in for the fun of it! Thanks for sharing your love of sewing with us!!

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  150. Lovely fabrics - I so enjoying seeing what you make with them!

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  151. love your blog n these fabrics...^^

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  152. love to read ur blog and in love with the fabrics too.. kawaii...=)

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  153. Love all the Japanese fabrics. The printed ones I got from you was wonderful.

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  154. Love these fabrics! Thanks for the chance to win!
    ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

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  155. I follow!
    ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

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  156. Hi,
    I love reading your blog! I also love those fabrics so much too! Thanks for the chance to win them, and I hope it is not too late.

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  157. oh and i forgot to say that i've been following your blog for a long time already :)

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