Honey Be Good giveaway

Happy Friday, and a happy 4th to all of you in the US! The blog has been a bit quiet recently – mostly due to the summer and, um, those kids… they don’t seem to like me spending my time sewing (0r blogging about it!). Weird. We also unexpectedly decided to sell our home, which of course is stressful, and not so much fun. Sewing is taking a bit of a back seat, consequently.

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But today? Today we have a fun giveaway from one of my sponsors, Honey Be Good. Karen sells all the best organic fabrics and supplies. New in the shop? This great organic line by Carolyn Gavin for Windham Fabrics, Petite Fleur.

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I had a chance to make up a couple tops a few months back, and it’s really lovely. I made Hazel a cute little baby popover

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and a coordinating adult popover for myself (the faces I make while wearing my popover are not as cute, so luckily you’re spared!).

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I wear this one quite a bit – I think this print works well for a top – from afar it’s kind of just a navy/white graphic print, which I like. I’ve tried to move from quilting cotton for clothing for myself, but this organic cotton is quite nice, especially as a button down/popover (the Grainline Archer pattern would be a great one if you were looking for a similar button down look).

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Today Karen is giving away a fat quarter bundle of the Petite Fleur line plus the included alphabet panel. This giveaway is open to US customers. Please leave a comment here (one per person, please!). If you want to let met know your usual 4th of July traditions, that’d be fun, or you could let me know what you imagine making from these fun organic fabrics.

The giveaway is open through Sunday night. I’ll select a winner on Sunday evening and will edit this post to announce the winner. Can’t wait? Karen is offering $10 off all orders of $50 or more from Thursday July 3 – Sunday July 6 with coupon code: FIREWORKS

Updated: I selected a backup winner, and that’s #12, Lauren! Congrats! (I’ve sent you an email!)

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283 Responses to Honey Be Good giveaway

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    Karen says:

    I love this fabric. I’d have to make a wall hanging.

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    We have no huge plans. Just taking kids swimming and sparklers :)

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    Jen M says:

    I think those prints are gorgeous! We used to BBQ and watch the fireworks together as a family but the last two years my oldest son and husband have been going with our troop to Boy Scout camp and they always go the week of the 4th of July. :(
    This year my youngest son and I are going to get brave and travel to downtown DC to see the big fireworks display! Wish us luck!!

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    Penny says:

    I could see using those prints in drawstring bags. Happy 4th!!

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    Lee says:

    I love the tops out of this line of fabric! Great giveaway! thank you. We are going to Henry Ford Greenfield Village – DSO orchestra playing and fireworks – a large group of friends and their families always attend – whoever can make it goes! Should be lots of great fun! I always bring along some hand stitching to do. Enjoy the holiday!

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    Lynn says:

    What beautiful and fun fabric! Family pool time, and hopefully some fireworks tonight!

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    Laura B says:

    Looking forward to a family barbecue. These fabrics are amazing!

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    Ginger says:

    On the east coast here we are getting pounded with rain from the hurricane, so we’ll be spending the day playing games and doing puzzles indoors.
    This is gorgeous fabric.

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    Josie McRazie says:

    We cook in the smoker and relax (that’s code for drink beer!!) with friends and family. And try to keep the poor dog from having a heart attack from fireworks :0( poor old girl!

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    Mary Jo Jones says:

    Gorgeous, gorgeous fabric!! We will grill and watch the fireworks for sure. It looks to be a beautiful 4th! Thank you for offering this giveaway!

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    Denise in PA says:

    Fun bundle of fabrics! Thanks so much or the chance to win! My grandson’s birthday is today – so you know what our tradition is! When he was little, he thought all the hoopla was for him! LOL

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    Lauren Suarez says:

    I really love this fabric! I would like to make a quilt and some clothes for my three year old daughter! We don’t really have any Fourth of July traditions. This year we will be watching the World Cup and my daughter is very excited to see fireworks!!! Thank you!

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    Michelle says:

    We go swimming and watch the fireworks with family. I’d love to make a baby quilt with that lovely fabric. Love that alphabet panel. Your popover is cute.

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    Junglewife says:

    I’d love to make some things for my twins due next month! I don’t really have any 4th of July traditions…

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    laura says:

    I have no plans for this 4th of July because of the bad weather.
    I could see these graveyard uh a baby quilt very easily! Thanks for the chance.

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    Sue says:

    It is a “Take it easy day”…my regular day off so no big plans. Still haven’t decided what we are going to eat either…Lovely fabric. Thanks for the chance to win it!

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    Kelly B says:

    We’ll grill, watch fireworks and celebrate my daughter’s birthday!

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    Sarah S says:

    Love this line of fabrics! I think it would be beautiful as the coastal Lilly’s quilt from Minick and Simpson. Happy Fourth!

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    Anya says:

    Cute giveaway! I think I’d make a fun quilt. Thanks for the chance!

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    Linda W. says:

    Love this line and the alphabet panel. It is just asking to be a baby quilt! We are at the beach this week. Unfortunately it looks like fireworks may be rained out due to Hurricane Arthur but we have had a fun filled family week.

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    Neva A says:

    Shopping!

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    It may not be original but I would make a quilt!!

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    Penny G says:

    We are headed to visit with my children. Hopefully fireworks from a distance. Thanks for the giveaway of such beautiful fabric.

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    Lori says:

    How lovely! I have a new granddaughter who would showcase these prints quite cutely!

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    Theresa E says:

    I would probably make a bag and a dress or two for my two year old daughter. They are striking fabrics and the colors are really great! Happy 4th of July to you!

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    Jennifer Rodriguez says:

    Love this bundle! Our normal celebrations are fireworks, of course. And we go to the beach at some point during the holiday weekend.

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    Karen H says:

    Going to my son and daughter-in-law’s house for a cookout later. It’s also my birthday, so will enjoy it celebrating with family!

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    Stephanie says:

    Watch the parade in my sister’s hometown, then lunch at my brother-in-law’s parents’ home, then a little quiet, then swimming with niece and nephew, corn hole tournament with brackets, carry-in dinner and watching fireworks from the front yard.

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    Tonni says:

    LOVE this fabric! I can see a quilt using the letter blocks to personalize. I know just the person who would love this with the little bird fabric prominent. We have 4th of July tradition of gathering at Dad’s house, even though he passed away a couple of years ago, we still celebrate there with family, friends and neighbors.

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    jackie says:

    fabric is wonderful so bright and happy! Cute daughter too!!!!

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    Heather79 says:

    That alphabet panel is sooo cute! Like you, I’m into the baby girl sewing thing right now :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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    PT in SC says:

    Love that fabric line. Thanks for the giveaway! Getting gether with family tonight and playing games.

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    janet moilanen says:

    Those lovely fabrics really say “Summer” don’t they! We’re having a family & friends BBQ this afternoon featuring hotdogs & snow cones!

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    Liz Tamiso says:

    heading to a friend’s annual pool party – though it will be raining, and this year the party will be inside !!

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    Heidi says:

    I love 4th of Julys at the lake cabin… Shooting fireworks off the dock and watching fireworks go up all around the lake!

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    Karen says:

    don’t really have a tradition, I live far from most of my family and we just have a quite day – might eat outside and then tonight listen to the fireworks in the distance – hubby doesn’t like crowds so we don’t go see them.

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    Beth says:

    Going to the parade today and then to the lake. The fabrics look beautiful!

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    Lydia says:

    Will watch every 4th of July special on TV that I can find!

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    Caroline k says:

    Love the bundle! We usually spend the 4th of July on the Outer Banks of NC for our annual beach reunion. Unfortunately, we had to evacuate for Hurricane Arthur yesterday morning, so the family and I are back in Dallas. Spending the day finishing up a nautical flag inspired quilt top for a friend and the a late afternoon barbecue. A mellow day is on tap after yesterday’s excitement!

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    Joyce Mitchell says:

    I’m making charity children’s quilts for my quilting group & this fabric would be perfect. Thanks for the chance to win. Happy 4th!

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    Lauren says:

    I LOVE this fabric! What gorgeous tops you’ve made with it! If I win, I’d make a quilt; I really like the name quilt that is pictured. (No fourth of July plans. Getting the kids tucked into bed BEFORE fireworks sounds like a good night to me!)

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    Mary says:

    Love this! Thanks for the opportunity to win! Family, fireworks, and lots of good food! Happy 4th to you!

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    Audrey says:

    There will be a cookout and sparklers, but I’m excited because we will be joining in on our neighborhood parade for the first time. :)

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    Megan says:

    We are headed to the parade and celebration in the park in an hour! And even though the kids will sleep through the fireworks, my husband and I will watch from the front porch. :). Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Jenny says:

    I’d love to quilt these, thanks! We don’t have any traditions set in stone for today — it usually depends on if it’s murderously hot (today it’s not!), but we do try to churn ice cream no matter what. Thanks again!

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    Laura says:

    Our girls will be here with their families to cook out, swim and then watch the fireworks. :)

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    Ella says:

    We try to give the dog calming treats and watch fireworks from our parking lot.

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    Sandy says:

    Happy 4th! Such cute fabric!! I see a quilt in the near future! Thanks for the chance to win it!!

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    Jenny Ogden says:

    My parents throw a big 4th of July party every year, complete with fireworks, BBQ, homemade ice cream, and swimming. We go every year and have a blast. ;)

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    Brigita says:

    It’s off to the lake with friends for the weekend for me. Weather here is unseasonably wonderful. Great new fabric line and so creative.

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    We pretty much stay home for the 4th and barbecue. Our dogs get unnerved from the fireworks, so they need extra TLC.

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    Susan says:

    Going to buy and plant several ornamental plants for the balcony in our new apartment and watch the fireworks across the street in the city park. Would love to make some little tops and diaper covers for my 5 month old granddaughter from the great fabrics.

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    Sharon Eshlaman says:

    First of all, your daughter is a “doll”! We’re heading to the lake with our pontoon boat :-)

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    Karen says:

    We spend the weekend at the lake.

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    Colleen says:

    Beautiful fabric! I think an oversized bag would be great! The 4th: rain here, but family & good! (Ice Cream!)

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    Debbie says:

    Hoping to sew a bit and then a Sox game and fireworks. Would love to have organic fabric

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    Katie Brown says:

    We are having late picnic in the park and watching fireworks
    over the lake.

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    Becky (central oregon) says:

    Greaqt thing about this 4th is celebrating the 4….5…6th!

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    Julierose says:

    DH has a gig in RI from 4 – 6–should be interesting what with the hurricane Arthur coming through!! We wives will be sitting INSIDE!!–thank goodness our family BBQ will be tomorrow hugs, Julierose

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    Allison says:

    We’re going to be taking it easy today after a rough week, but we’re getting together with family tomorrow to celebrate my husband’s bday. Thanks for the chance to win this beautiful fabric!!

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    cynthia says:

    I’m cleaning up my studio after the mess of the past two days making a flimsy out of orphan blocks!

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    Kristie says:

    Those prints are lovely! I am thinking of summer skirts!

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    Pamela Curtis says:

    Lovely fabrics, these would make a cute quilt.Will be having a big barbecue Sunday. Thanks for the chance to win!

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    laura hall says:

    Always love reading your blog/seeing your photos….so joyful! Love the giveaway as well….and for the fourth I’ve celebrated with a nice bike ride around my neighborhood! Best to you and yours.

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    Four dogs and one quilter says:

    Lovely fabric. Plan a quiet day sewing and a BBQ later. As much as I love fireworks, the dogs: not so much. Will be staying close to home tonight.

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    Sarah Helene says:

    PULLED PORK –CARNITAS– IS OUR FAMILY’S 4TH OF JULY TRADITION FOR THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS. 3 lbs pork shoulder, spiced with lots of garlic, paprika, dry thyme, sage plus salt & pepper. Cooked slowly in crook pot for 6 hours (shrinks to about half). So, right now I’m smelling all these spices. Tonight we’ll drive for fireworks display– AWESOME! We’re anxious for the WORLD CUP match this AM. These organic fabrics by Carolyn Gavin are so BEAUTIFUL! If I’m the winner I’d love to sew a tote bag–practical, versatile & colorful. Thanks for the opportunity to win a fat quarter bundle. Sarah Helene in Minneapolis

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    Jo Ann Moulds says:

    So cute…..and so is your little model.
    So where do you find good cotton that is not quilting cotton? I would love to find a nice poly/cotton blend for clothes.
    thanks,

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    Curtis Pam says:

    Cute fabrics, these would make a nice quilt! Going to BBQ on Sunday with our whole family. Thanks so much for the chance to win!

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    Diane Kersey says:

    I don’t have anything exciting planned this year. Probably some quilting and grilling will be involved.

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    Anita says:

    Happy Fourth of July to you and your family. We are headed to my mom’s house for bbqing and swimming.

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    Julie says:

    Cheering on the butte to butte race, breakfast pizza and fireworks. Nice lazy day

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    Liane says:

    This fabric would make a beautiful quilt! Love that it’s organic.

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    Anne cortez says:

    What a great alphabet print!

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    Steph says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! Off for camping!

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    Amber R says:

    I always love the 4th of July fireworks, but this year they’ve been cancelled due to the severe thunderstorms we’ve been having. But this weekend is special since we’re going to celebrate that my mom’s cancer is in remission! I’m so very happy!

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    Jen G says:

    We go to the parade and then a picnic in the park! Lovely line of fabrics.

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    Heather says:

    We usually just choose a place to see the fireworks display…if that particular place has other things going on, we may go even earlier. I would love to use these fabrics to make a Florabunda quilt (Jacob’s ladder on floral background)!

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    Roxanne says:

    Love these fabrics–GREAT prints!
    We attend the local 4th of July small town parade, which is tons of fun.
    In the evening we meet friends and watch fireworks in the park–with a BBQ in between!
    Thank you for the giveaway.

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    Julie M says:

    Our 4th tradition is inviting friends over, BBQing, and horseshoes. And of course, fireworks!! Thanks for the giveaway!!!!!!! =)

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    The fourth usually finds me at a rodeo but this year I’m cleaning up my sewing room and finishing up some projects. Hope to get a little caught up!

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    Emily T says:

    We always go out to grandmas house! There’s a rumor that my mom burned down the little woods behind her house on a Fourth of July 40 years ago… So we keep the firecrackers pretty tame :)

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    Kat says:

    We usually go to the park and watch fireworks. Thanks for sharing!

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    LINDA says:

    HI,thank you for a lovely giveaway!
    I’d love to make a new quilt with these!
    HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!

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    DianeY says:

    We don’t usually have any big plans for the 4th, and this year is no exception. Just a nice lazy day!

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    Charleen says:

    We usually have a big picnic with the whole family. This year the kids will all be here tomorrow so my husband and I are going to the Movie Tavern to see Tammy!! Might be the beginning of a new tradition :-)

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    Pam Curtis says:

    Lovey fabric, would make a great quilt, thanks so much for the chance to win!

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    Ellyn Wood says:

    Ahhhhh! Gorgeous. I could do something smashing them! Glad you are back – good luck with your move! (AARRRGGHHH!!!!)

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    Deb G. says:

    Just a lazy day for us – maybe a dip in the pool because it is very hot and humid after several days of having a tropical depression spinning just offshore. Mahi Mahi going on the grill later!

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    Lauren aka Giddy99 says:

    My mom and my sister share July 3 as their birthday, so our Fourth of July always has birthday cake! And no, it’s NOT a red, white and blue cake (not anymore). :)

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    Gill says:

    Gorgeous!
    I’d love to make myself a top like yours !

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    lauradodson says:

    So fun! I’d love to have some fabric to make dresses for the girls at Welcome Home Africa in Uganda where are 3 of our 5 sons are from…the girls would flip!

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    Chris says:

    No traditions here. I might watch fireworks but probably I will just sew all day and go to sleep early. My grandchildren just left and I’m tired.

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    Diane says:

    Grilling out and then fireworks on a blanket. You don’t get any more traditional than that!

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    Netta says:

    Love Hazel’s pullover! Happy 4th, we celebrated Canada day on the 1st of July, watching a parade, and swimming and eating poolside the rest of the day. I would love to win these fabrics, not sure what would be created, but thanks for the chance!

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    Jessica says:

    Love the top! We went to our local parade and maybe we’ll go swimming later.

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    Lindsey F says:

    Something on the grill, corn on the cob, and blueberry crisp. Thanks for the giveaway and Happy 4th to you!

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    Wendy Burkhardt says:

    No big plans, staying in with my frightened dogs!

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    Marti says:

    My oldest is very afraid of the loud noises from fireworks and my youngest thinks sparklers are scary so we did a cookout with the in-laws yesterday and played in their pool and sandbox. Tonight we will do living room camping and indoor smores. Hope your day is enjoyable and thanks for the giveaway!

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    Colima says:

    That fabric is so fun! On the 4th I like to grill, chill out and then watch fireworks at night.

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    Laurie says:

    I really love these fabrics- SOO cute, especially the alphabet pattern! I would definitely love to make a quilt.

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    Laura says:

    Hazel is just ridiculously cute. No big plans; I’m just hoping there aren’t too many fireworks in my neighborhood because I’m afraid they will freak out both the toddler and dog.

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    Kate says:

    Our festivities got moved up to last night because of rain – we heard part of the Boston Pops concert, saw some fantastic fireworks, and then got caught in a downpour!

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    Lazy weekend here with the in-laws visiting our new baby!

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    Erin vega says:

    Ooh! I’d make a baby quilt for my coworkers first grand baby! Just found out its a girl!

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    Sam says:

    Gorgeous baby + Gorgeous fabric = Cuteness overload! Our 4th is a bit boring since our camping trip was postponed because of all the rain we are getting.

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    Tamie says:

    I’m actually at work but there is no one else here. I’m headed across the country with my daughter and her husband and their 10 month old as they move from the SC coast to Bremerton , WA (outside of Seattle) later this month so I’m trying to get ahead. Good luck with your move. Hazel’s and your tops are lovely.

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    We usually cook out with family. This year we are in Utah, for work, so happy to be mosquito free for the fourth!

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    Sarah says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! We just enjoyed our small town parade and will be enjoying the carnival and fireworks later tonight!

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    Emily says:

    Our 4th of July tradition is enjoying strawberry pie while watching the fireworks our neighbors set off. Hhowever, we have a new baby, so we may not be quite as excited this year about our proximity to the action.

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    Jo Ann Moulds says:

    We always attend our local parade, then a cookout and on to fireworks. Just love celebrating the 4th of July.
    Would love to win those fabrics; such beautiful colors.

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    L says:

    We kind of invited ourselves to swim at my sister in laws pool, and shes throwing in dinner

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    Therese says:

    Lovely fabric. So much potential fun. Perhaps I would start with some birthday bunting. That has been on my wish list to make for a long time and I think this is just the fabric for it.

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    Jennifer S says:

    I think these fabrics would look great in a sidelights quilt. That pattern is great for a panel! I’ve made 3 quilts all from the sidelights pattern: 1st using Asian fabric, 2nd featuring bright animal prints for my nephew, and the 3rd was a Christmas quilt. Thanks for the chance to win!

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    kathie L says:

    We have a great community event here at out Lake
    Erie cottage.

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    Sara Nixon says:

    We always spend the day with family then go to see the fireworks.

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    Anita says:

    I am spending time with my family.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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    christine says:

    Some of these would make a cute weekender or beach bag : ) Fireworks tonight in SF, if the fog stays away!

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    christiane says:

    We have no traditions for the fourth ob july because we life in germany. But tomorrow I will celebrate my birthday like your Hazel. Happy birthday to her!

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    kate C. says:

    We don’t really have any traditions for this holiday, some years we’re on vacation, but this year we’re going to watch some fireworks from our living room windows and call it a happy day off work.

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    Jenni says:

    Beautiful fabric! I would love to make something for my little one with these prints. No sewing today, though. BBQ with family and friends and lots of fireworks is all we have time for today. Happy 4th!

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    Teresa S. says:

    We usually watch fireworks from the parking lot of our local elementary school. We can see them explode in a distant park, and we can just walk home afterward.

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    Mara says:

    Cutting open a nice cold Watermelon and watching the fireworks.

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    Katie says:

    Watermelon and yard work for the 4th! Beautiful fabric! Would make some cute toys for my daughter.

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    Lana says:

    This has been a gloriously quiet day…and tonight we will climb on the roof and watch the fireworks from there that will be going on at the minor league stadium across our neighborhood! Happy Fourth!

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    Amy Verne says:

    Hazel is yummy cute. We cook out and then watch our neighbor’s fireworks.

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    barbara woods says:

    we made our home made ice cream today, it has become our favorite thing to do for the fourth

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    Kate Yates says:

    Cute tops! We’re about to head to the beach for some dinner and fireworks. Very happy about the long weekend. Happy 4th!

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    Vickie VanDyken says:

    We usually go out on the bay and watch firewoeks from the boat. However due to the recent acquisition of a motorcycle for me…I think we are taking a ride to the beach ??? Maybe a picnic. We will see.

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    I love Hazel’s popover. I think the new fabrics are lovely. We are staying home today and vegetating. Debbie in WV

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    LeeAnn says:

    Most of the time the 4th is filled with travel and family. However, this year we welcomed our first child (a girl!) 4 weeks ago. So my husband is cooking dinner on the grill and I am cuddling with our daughter. :) I love that alphabet panel a lot! I would sew up a banner for behind her crib with this fabric.

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    Allison C says:

    We stay at home and comfort our two big wussy dogs. They freak out so we haven’t went to fireworks for many years.

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    Jinger says:

    One of the benefits of grown kids is staying home for the 4th ;) Did some quilting today and love these fabrics!

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    Jacqueline says:

    Our first grandchild is due the first part of January… need I say more??? ;)))

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    Fourth of July means barbecue to all of us here. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Lynne Tilley says:

    I would love to make some zipper bags from them. Such sweet prints. Maybe some little wallets. I should be doing quilts, but I have an infant grandson living with us right now due to medical reasons, so I don’t have time for bigger projects. These are wonderful. Fun!

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    Kathy Davis says:

    Getting ready to go to my husband’s work for a BBQ and fireworks. Our whole family is going.

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    Kelley says:

    These fabrics are beautiful! I would love to make something for my niece with these. A cute quilted tote maybe?

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    Rebecca says:

    This year for the 4th we are at on vacation. But we’ll be watching fireworks!

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    sarah clemons says:

    Love these fabrics Super Cute. This year The kids and I are spending the 4th by ourselves as Hubby/Daddy is serving in the military and will not be here.

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    liz Horton says:

    Great fabrics! I have been wanting to try making wall art with fabric and I think these would be a great set to try with. I love the alphabet panel!

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    Pam S says:

    Yardwork and sewing! That’s a great holiday to me. Thanks for the great giveaway. What darling fabric! I hope you and your family have a great holiday, and I hope you are settled in your new home soon!

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    KIM says:

    Picked strawberries then went home to relax and watch the rain. I like a quiet fourth.

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    Paula says:

    Your Hazel is precious!! Thanks for the giveaway! We just have much of ribs and potato chips and the little ones play in the pool a while. It’s a really low-key relaxing day for us.

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    Sarah says:

    With the panel, I’d probably make a lap quilt.

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    Christy says:

    Fourth of July……potato salad made, cole slaw chilling, Tri Tip on the grill….bring on the fireworks!!

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    Ashley says:

    I’d love to use that alphabet panel in baby quilts!

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    I love your ‘popovers’ – I’ve never heard of them before (though they make perfect sense!). This fabric is beautiful. Being organic, I bet it feels beautiful too, so I’d probably use it for clothing.

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    Kristin says:

    I love cooking out and fireworks on 7/4!! :)

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    Kate says:

    These would make a cute little lap quilt~

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    Helen says:

    I’d either do a small quilt or perhaps cute little sundresses for my 4 granddaughters – aged 5, 2-1/2, 2-1/2 and newborn.

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    Katy D says:

    I plan on making a toddler bed duvet with the alphabet panel! Precious line!

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    Mary D says:

    Today I would be having fun visiting family for bbq and hanging out with friends later in the eve. We watch the city wide fireworks celebration which is spectacular.

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    Joan H. says:

    We didn’t do anything special for the 4th this year. Watched the festivities on TV. I love these bright, happy fabrics. They would make great tote bags or chair cushions. ,

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    Erin M. says:

    Such great makes with the fabric. I’m not at all familiar with this fabric, but it is wonderful! My favorite I’ve seen recently. Today we ate a meal together as a big family, roasted marshmellows, went to the city 4th of July parade. We don’t really have any traditions as we’re often spending the day with different parts of our family. Thanks so much for the giveaway.

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    John Hutchens says:

    Our family has a picnic at the lake

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    Kathleen Gutierrez says:

    We always go to the local parade and then swim and then watch the fireworks. This is the first year my little one did not fall asleep before the fireworks started!
    Thanks for the chance to win.

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    Jess says:

    Just got back from a party at a friend of the S.O.’s. Had to leave early because I work tomorrow.

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    Denise Scala says:

    Typically, here in NJ, the beach is tradition. But, this year I am very thankful to still have my Mom (who is 91 years old). Last 4th of July she had had a seizure. So, it is THANKFUL 4th of JULY this year, not just for independence as a country, but for my Mom.

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    Kaylee says:

    I work every other holiday but if I don’t have to work on Independence Day my husband and I usually spend it just around home. Today we went to the park and had lunch since the weather was so nice!

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    Vanessa says:

    Just watched the rose bowl fireworks!

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    Eli Eres says:

    I need a new tote and these are just the colors for the job! Thanks

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    Sue Lee says:

    I see this in a cute little NNICU quilt for a baby’s incubator or part of a bigger quilt for a childstaying at Camp Kory, a camp designed for sick kids to go to camp for a week with doctors and nurses on staff. The kids get topick a quilt, sleep with it and take it home with them.

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    Kris Ann says:

    I love this fabric!! Thanks for the chance to win!!!

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    Lyndalee Korn says:

    We have our grandchildren visit us for the 4th,eat pizza, and watch the fireworks in Cupertino CA.

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    Diana Collins says:

    Usually a cookout with the family on the 4th of July but had to work this year. I think I would make something for my granddaughters with this fabric, it is so darling.

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    Karen H says:

    Hazel looks adorable in her little outfits! I LOVE the print you chose for your “Mommy” wear. I’ve been looking for some prints to make some shirts for myself and I think your choice is perfect! I LOVE the Navy, but wonder if I should make two and try the red version too? hmmmmm So today, we celebrated by having a BBQ on the beach. It was very chilly there and we had to bundle up with jackets. We cooked cheeseburgers, potato salad, beans, corn on the cob, and of course, APPLE PIE for desert!! Then, after our tummy’s were full, we loaded up in the car and drove to watch the firework display in a nearby town. It was wonderful! Oh, and not to forget, we stopped by the Quilt store and I got two new quilting books. It was a perfect 4th of July!! Family, friends, food, fireworks and Fabulous Quilt store shopping!!

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    Sarah says:

    We made rubarb lemonade, home made ice cream, and had fresh cherries and strawberries and fresh baked bread. Then we drove into town for the parade, and the kids stocked up on candy. :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Pam from CA says:

    What beautiful fabrics! I would love to make a quilt for my BFF’s daughter who is expecting her first baby! She is having a girl! Hazel is adorable and so is her outfit!!

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    charlotte says:

    I love those flower prints and the alphabet panel. Maybe i should sew a blouse for myself. Yours is gorgeous.

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    Patti says:

    These are lovely fabrics! I think I’d make a throw for my mom and a diaper bag for a friend!

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    Barb says:

    Love the fabric. Thanks for the give away. I would want to make a quilt with the fabrics, I am sure. No particular 4th tradition.

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    Betsy says:

    Concert and fireworks at the local high school.

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    ah, we were entirely rained out.. but after a big indoors cookout lunch, with hubsJ grilling in a downpour, … the boys went to a movie theater and i watched a girlie movie with the babe. it was weirdly wonderful…

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    Susan V says:

    I rarely see a fabric line that I just have to have all of them, but this is one of them. I esp. love the panel–it would make such a cute banner.

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    Claudia says:

    Love, love, love the fabric! Our usual tradition it to go to the parade in town with the kids. We have not been there for the last couple of years because the teenagers have been sleeping! Our oldest who is 26 asked if we were going Thursday night. So my husband and I and 2 of the five kids went to the parade again yesterday!

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    Michele says:

    I was my husband’s family reunion. Gorgeous weather to be outside all day!

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    Cheryl Randleman says:

    These are great fabrics — thanks for the giveaway!!. Tried something new for the fourth and went to Cedar Point — It was a fabulous day.

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    terri henderson says:

    love the collection. i could envision a nice triangle quilt with these.

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    Jill says:

    Cute fabric! We spend the 4th with great friends, and the guys try to outdo each other with fireworks-just the pretty kind, no loud bangs! Good luck with the sale of your home….so stressful!

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    Carol Broughton says:

    Gorgeous fabrics! I would love to make some pillows!

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    Anne Beier says:

    We don’t have a specific July 4th format. The day will usually always included a bar-b-que and fireworks. Thanks for the opportunity.
    acbeier71@gmail.com

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    Brandy says:

    I love, love the navy print on your daughter’s popover. All of those prints are at a lovely scale. And you play with it so well :)

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    Nancy W says:

    Love the collection! Hst quilt would be perfect! I love taking pictures of all the fireworks!

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    Beth says:

    We always go to a lake for swimming, boating and eating.
    I love Hazel’s floral popover; it’s making me think I should make some for my girlies.

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    elsa says:

    We have a family tradition of going on a hike/walk in the morning of July 4th. It’s always fun and love being with my family!
    Thanks for the lovely giveaway ~

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    Linda says:

    Hazel is adorable! My town does the 4th of July in a big way starting with a fishing derby, a big parade, and ending with a concert and major fireworks at the high school football stadium. I play clarinet in the community band – we provide a pre-parade concert for the people near the end of the parade route. Typical 4th of July music featuring a lot of Sousa marches, etc. It is a fun concert to play. Later in the day I head to the zoo to do a volunteer docent shift. Yesterday I helped our zoo visitors feed the giraffes. I love the the amazing looks on people’s faces as that long purple giraffe tongue reaches out to grasp the lettuce leaf. Sucha great volunteer gig. Love it! Evening – gather with neighbors in a backyard to watch the fireworks while enjoying some food and adult beverages. It is a great holiday. It is good we celebrate our country

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    Linda N says:

    No matter what we do on the 4th, I have a silly flag headband I pull out every year. Makes me laugh, and embarasses my children!

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    Chas says:

    I really like the fabric you used for the navy shirt with white flowers. Very cute & makes me want to give making a shirt a try. I mostly make quilts. Thanks for the inspiration & give away. :)

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    Sandy Ellison says:

    A barbecue and then watching the fireworks. Gorgeous fabric line! Thanks for the opportunity.

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    Justine Malinski says:

    Lovely collection,thanks for the chance to win!

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    Betty says:

    Went to hometown rodeo. Then fireworks later.
    Betty

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    Emily C says:

    I love the colors of this fabric.
    I visit my in laws for the holidays. Its a nice relaxing vacation, with bbq and firworks.

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    Deb Gallo says:

    Our family tradition is to watch the movie “1776”- it has become a family favorite and we find ourselves quoting it throughout the year!

    Thanks for the chance to win! I LOVE the Olivia piece as that is my new granddaughter’s name!

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    Kim Ellis says:

    Today is my son’s birthday. He will be 34 years old. What a great day to be born! Everyone is celebrating. He gets parties, fireworks, lazy summer days to go tubing on the Esopus (in the Hudson Valley). Today we are all (friends and family) convening at his dad’s house with pies (he doesn’t like birthday cake), tortillas espanol, and much more.
    I am making baby quilts for our local agricultural worker’s child care center and would love to make up these fabrics for the babies there. The youngest right now is 2 1/2 months.
    Happy 4th!

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    Bea says:

    this fourth i read, luxuriously! it is often a picnic day

    good luck on selling the house and moving (process is not fun, but the result is often worth it!)

    if i won, i’d make a baby quilt

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    Heather says:

    Lovely fabrics! I would make a little something for my new niece.

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    Allyse Keeney says:

    Sparklers with the little ones. :)

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    My husband always has to have barbecue on the 4th. We headed to a local bbq restaurant for lunch. We have recently moved to a small town and went to the local park to see fireworks. Usually we see them from afar from the top of a parking garage. It was fun.

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    Karen says:

    I love the fabric. I am working on some gifts that it would be perfect.

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    Anne says:

    I simply must go to some fireworks and have a BBQ of course. I need a baby gift soon. These fabrics would make a bright and cheery baby quilt.

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    Kathy h says:

    Hazel looks. So cute in her top. I bet those fabrics are soft. We usually go to the concert in out town (2 family members play in it). Then there are fireworks. Have a great family time.

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    Janet Best says:

    I enjoy spending time with family on the 4th–just appreciating our freedom!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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    anne says:

    Lovely fabrics and a super cute top for Hazel. We watched the fireworks from above them – on the side of the mountain. Fireworks are a bit odd from that perspective.

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    Anna says:

    We don’t have any true family traditions for the fourth, though I do always try to see fireworks. Living in different parts of the country over the past few years makes it difficult to carry through on traditions. The fabrics are lovely, thanks for the chance to win!

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    allison pogany says:

    the top is gorgeous, but your little model, even more so! This fourth we went to the beach to barbeque and watch the fireworks.

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    Shari says:

    This group makes we want a little girl! My niece would look adorable in this fabric group so it may be time to make her a new dress. We enjoyed spending the 4th with her…my brother-in-law puts on this own fireworks show…and my niece watched the event cuddled up on the lap of her favorite cousin…my 12 year old son! Just being together–that’s our tradition!

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    Sheri says:

    I came across the country to help my daughter with my very first grandchild. What a blessing to have a new bundle of joy in my life! I have enjoyed a picnic and a number of fireworks displays for this holiday weekend. All the best with your move.

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    Katie says:

    Wow! I love this fabric! Thank you for sharing it! For the fourth we swam and hung out with our neighbors on our block. We’re Canadians living the USA so we’re still working on our traditions.

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    lynn butler says:

    I would love to make a dress for my new granddaughter, Preslee. My daughter is very particular about the way she dresses. It would be fun to design something together. Thank you for the opportunity.

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    Heidi says:

    We enjoy neighborhood fireworks, and a good view of the show on The Strip! The alphabet bundle would make a great diaper bag!

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    Beth says:

    We always go to Oak Island, NC for the week surrounding the fourth. It’s always a great time! Winning this would would make the week that much better!

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    Lisa C says:

    Both tops you made are cute. I like popovers because they are so easy to wear. I went to a sew-cial last Thursday and someone had made a raincoat! I get why people make clothes (I stick to quilts) but a raincoat? It was beyond dreamy. Thanks for the chance to win.

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    Vicki H says:

    Usually a cookout and watch fireworks.

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    Sandy K says:

    We go to the lake and enjoy a cookout with family.

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    barbara corbitt says:

    i dont have any family left, so i usually spend the morning quilting and the evening with friends eating and watching fireworks and laughing at their chihuahua who races around and around the fireworks barking at them or growling. he never gets close enough to get hurt but always struts back to us as if to say its not the size of the dog, its the size of the heart. hope everyone is having a great and safe holiday babscorbitt@gmail.com

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    Marianne says:

    Hmmm, I think I need to see the fabric first before I commit to a project.

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    Pam says:

    Sometimes we swim, sometimes we watch fireworks, but we always barbecue on the 4th. I love alphabet fabric, so I would do something to focus on that.

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    Casey says:

    Beautiful fabric! Our fun tradition is homemade ice cream! Yum =)

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    Mom C says:

    We did the parade and the hotdogs on the barbe but then we left our kids and grandkids and went home to sew and laz around. So comfortable. Thanks.

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    Shayla Sharp says:

    Oh that is cute fabric–and I have four baby gifts to make this summer too! We don’t really have any traditions for the 4th, each year is a little different, but then, its Oregon, the weather changes each year. This year was grilled burgers, potato salad, root beer floats and smores!

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    Nathalie says:

    What fun fabrics. Am spending a lazy 4th weekend around the house and out of the 95+ degree weather.

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    Debra Kay Neiman says:

    I would love to make that wall hanging. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

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    Tammy says:

    I would make a few bags- drawstring & totes, and a pouch or two… or three! these are really fun fabrics!

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    Jessica C says:

    Fourth of July traditions are the usual – parade, fireworks show, cookout, back yard fireworks. Thanks for a lovely giveaway.

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    Cecilia says:

    I would probably make a small quilt. I love Hazel’s shirt and she is such a cutie! Thank you for the giveaway.

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    Holly O says:

    Taking a break from the Texas heat in the mountains of Colorado. Only downside: sewing machine is at home. Crochet it is.

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    Jan Sturtevant says:

    When I was young we had a BBQ and my 2 uncles would put on a fireworks display–nothing fancy or big, like they do now, but fun. At least once we went to the parade downtown–something kids like to do, but parents, not so much. At least mine.

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    Jennie T. says:

    We usually do our own fireworks (the husband is a pyro), but this year, we went to the nation’s worst 4th of July parade. Seriously. Lame city. Not a marching band or rodeo princess in sight. And then we watched the city’s fireworks, which were much better than the parade, thank goodness.

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    LeeAnn says:

    I would make a cute little baby quilt for my new great niece, Sienna!

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    Shelley says:

    Fourth of July traditions include a great barbecue. Thanks for hosting this giveaway. The fabrics are darling and I’s probably make a kid sized quilt. PS. Hazel is a doll-I love her outfit.

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    Pamela says:

    My fourth was spent with my 2 beautiful grand babies (first time!) at a local event that included food vendors, bouncy houses an outdoor concert and the grand finale was a fireworks display that created wide-eyes and open mouths of awe on my grands face!

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    mean sarah jean says:

    we go to the parade in the morning, have a neighborhood brunch at my house, then swimming and back home for some bbq before heading to the city fireworks. i may just need the whole weekend to recover!

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    Janie says:

    The fourth of July is my birthday. My husband and I usually go somewhere, this year my family came to me (turned the big 50) we had a cookout and birthday cupcakes. Thanks for the generous giveaway.

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    KatieQ says:

    We always attended the fireworks display in our town. The show was held at the ocean beach. Unfortunately, piper plovers (an endangered shore bird species) nest on the beach and the chicks do not fledge until later in the summer. Now the town fireworks display is held over Labor Day weekend so we have changed our traditions to include a barbecue at with relatives.

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    Emily T says:

    We usually get together with friends for a picnic and watch the fireworks together. I love your top! Great fabric and pattern.

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    Laura Smith says:

    Love the colorful prints. I’d enjoy with something bright like this. Our tradition for the 4th is to go to a friend’s yearly party. They live next to a park that does fireworks. We get front row seats without the crowds. A delightful way to celebrate!

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    Sarah J. says:

    We are in our 2nd year of a new tradition of renting a cabin with my inlaws for the week/ weekend- lots of fun! I love the colors in this line- so refreshing for kids to have some deeper colors, but still fun prints. Thanks for sharing!!

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    Afton says:

    We usually have a pot luck with friends and watch the city’s fireworks.

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    Natalie F says:

    The fabric is beautiful. I can see making pillow cases and valances for my daughters room.

    bluefin711(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    Linda v says:

    We usually bbq on the fourth of July! That’s about it. We are a very exciting family. :)

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    Alice B says:

    We get together with family on July 4th.

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    Paula says:

    Thanks for sharing your work! Love it.

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    Carol C says:

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Teresa Block says:

    I especially love the alphabet panel!

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    Susie Gomez says:

    These fabrics are screaming for me to make something for my 5 year old. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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    Marsha says:

    Lovely fabrics — I’m inspired!

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    Junbugg says:

    So cute! I had to work this year :(. Usually, we go to a friends and then to fireworks. Thanks

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    Nancy says:

    Love these prints and the little pop over tops! Our 4ths are never the same but I’m always happy if there is some watermelon and fireworks! Oh and not too hot weather! Thanks for the giveaway.

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    Abbie says:

    We always camp on Lake Michigan with my in-laws. But this year we took a cross country road trip to CO! What an adventure! Thanks for the chance!

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    Lisa Marie says:

    We went to a big family picnic for the fourth. Always a good time and this year we had beautiful weather.

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    Melissa says:

    Love these fabrics…they’re so fun!!!:) Every 4th of July we spend a mini vacation at The Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD. We always love the fireworks and all the other fun things to do and see!!! Happy 4th!!!:)

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    Megan says:

    Love the fabric you chose for Hazel’s popover. I keep seeing these fabulous clothes that you are making and I’m becoming inspired. I don’t think it will be long before I’m making some for myself.

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    Terri Godfrey says:

    Love your blog, been following for a long time. Thanks for the chance to win!
    Terri

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    Lori Morton says:

    Loooove these fabrics!!! & Hazel is a precious lil Model!!

    Thinkin’ I would make a quilt for soon to arrive Granbaby!!! :)

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    Bridgit says:

    My uncle always throws a party, and there are pool noodle races and diving for treasure at the bottom of the pool. It’s all very silly, and a lot of fun.

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    Krystal Ray says:

    We don’t have any traditions for the 4th, except for spending time with family :)

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    Carole says:

    we always try to go see the fireworks and have a cookout whether we are with family/friends or on our own. This is a great fabric selection, would love to make something for my nieces.

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    Lori says:

    Fun Fabrics. I love the black and white blouse!

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    Kaia says:

    I would use these fabrics to make my living room more colorful! Pillows, a runner for the entertainment center, and then clothing. It always ends up being clothing.

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    Melissa says:

    Love those fabrics and love that little babe! I would probably make a baby quilt or some baby clothes (for gifts) with this fabric! Good luck with your house sale!

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    Jane says:

    Very pretty fabrics! I’d use them in a quilt. Thanks!

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    carrie says:

    We always go to a fireworks display and have a BBQ with friends.

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    Peg Roen says:

    Love those fabrics! I hear a mini quilt project calling my name!

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    kimberlier says:

    Thanks for the chance to win! To celebrate the fourth, we climbed up a big hill and watched the fireworks all over Los Angeles. We saw several shows. It was perfect. My almost four year fell asleep and my 16 month old was mesmerized!

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    Sandy says:

    We celebrate with a family cookout and then a bonfire. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Ruth says:

    4th of July is my husband’s favorite holiday! We enjoy our neighborhood parade, fireworks and good friends stopping by. The day is filled with NO responsibility! A day of doing nothing is really something…

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    Bdaiss says:

    The last few years we’ve “met in the middle” (Iowa) with my brother and his family. It’s been great having my whole family together for the week! As for what I’d make: an outfit for my daughter’s AG doll. She’s been begging me.. :)

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    Nancy S. says:

    Love the fabrics! I’d love to use them in the open-wide zippered pouch.

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    Garilyn says:

    Don’t really have tradition for the 4th. This year I spent it with my daughter (7) at Dance Nationals. Her duo got Gold and placed 3rd overall(out of 5 duo/trios in her age group) and her team got High Gold and placed 2nd overall (out of 11 teams in her age group)! Needless to say, we are very excited!

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    Ginger says:

    I love this fabric, I’d make a table runner!

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    Felicia Hord says:

    I found your blog through Pinterest–Love the combination of photography & quilts!
    We enjoy the small-town 4th of July celebrations here in Poulsbo, WA that start on July 3rd!
    This fabric line so exemplifies my taste! Old world meets modern. Thanks for sharing!

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    tamar says:

    We always have a BBQ on the 4th, including watermelon and lots of vegetarian sides!

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    Mama Mel says:

    We usually go to my mom’s house for swimming, hamburgers, and sparklers, then catch the fireworks on the drive home. :) I would love to make some cute dresses for my little girl out of these cute fabrics! Thanks for the opportunity! :)

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    carla bynum says:

    Hi!!!! Love the tops and the fabric!!!! We always do a big picnic,swimming and watching fireworks!!!! The whole family usually makes it!!!! Big and extended family!!!! Sometimes more come than for the holidays!!!! Thanks for the fun give away!!!!

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    Karen Thurn says:

    Our traditional 4th celebration includes sitting through our local parade (estimated 3 hours long and we dub it as the world’s longest commercial) but we got rained out before starting this year, then home for grilling and evening is spent on the capital grounds listening to the symphony play, political speeches, local musical talent and ending with fireworks while listening to more symphony. It can’t get better than this in ND—except maybe winning this great fabric bundle. kthurn@bektel.com

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    Karen Thurn says:

    We start the 4th off by sitting through our local parade – was to be 3 hours long this year but we were rained out before it started – then spend the evening on the capital grounds enjoying sounds of local talent, political speeches, and watching fireworks with the symphony playing in the background. It can’t get any better than that in ND except maybe winning this great fabric bundle. kthurn@bektel.com

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    Sarah says:

    Great giveaway! July 4th is always a day spent with family, usually pretty relaxing.

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    francesca says:

    Love, love, love this fabric!

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    Jeanne says:

    I would definitely have to make a child’s quilt with this fabric bundle. Although those little tops are adorable, just don’t have any really little’s right now. Thanks for a chance to win. We are low key for the 4th, just hang out here at home or at our lake place, cook out and watch the neighbor kids fireworks.

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    I love this line and hope to make a bumper with that alphabet fabric!

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    Ali M says:

    I think at least a few of the prints would make great children’s backpacks, I have a pattern I’ve been wanting to try out. That black and white shirt is fantastic, if I was more confident in my garment skills I’d want to make something similar!

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    AngieSue says:

    No big traditions — but fireworks and a barbecue usually figure into every 4th of July!

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    Joy says:

    We dont really have 4th July traditions yet but I do enjoy watching the fireworks.