a winner! (and some baby news!)

Wow, what a great response! I enjoyed reading about the things that inspire you — seems like the internet (blogs & flickr) is the clear winner, though the things around you, such as nature, your children, architecture, books, etc, seems like it came in a close second! (I noticed that not too many of you mentioned being inspired by the TV — guess that’s just me!)

Anyway, I know that our winner is going to just adore Elizabeth’s new book, as well as that gorgeous pile of fabrics, so I won’t keep you waiting… our big winner is #819, Gillian, who gets her inspiration from her daughter. Congrats!!

Remember that there are many more chances to win! You can read another interview with Elizabeth today over on I Heart Linen.
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And in baby news…

it’s a boy!!

(I think I’ll be spending my weekend checking my stash for good boy fabrics!)
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44 Responses to a winner! (and some baby news!)

  1. 1
    niki :) says:

    oh congrats to the winner!
    i figured there’s a hard time winning with that many signing up 😉
    congrats on the BOY news! woo hoo~blue stash ‘eh?

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    mjb says:

    We’re having a boy too – can’t wait to see what fun boy designs you come up with!

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    Madeleine says:

    Congrats for the little boy! 🙂

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    Susanne says:

    Congratulations!!! How exciting to find out that news!!!

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    Faith says:

    Congratulations on having a boy! Little boys love their mamas like no one else. 🙂

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    Caroline says:

    Aww congrats!! Little boys are so much fun.

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    Amy says:

    Congrats on the boy! How exciting!

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    Liz says:

    Congratulations on the boy! Boys are awesome. 🙂

    Is it weird that I was sort of hoping mine was a boy for the sake of the quilt? I don’t know, I had such an urge to make a boy quilt. Ah well, pink it is!

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    Ann says:

    Awwww… a baby boy! Congratulations!!
    Mine just turned 1 – and I bet you are in for a treat: as said before “boys love their mamas” :))

    And I cannot wait either to see what your creative mind comes up with for him.

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    Sally says:

    Hooray!!! So happy for you!

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    Sandy says:

    Congrats! My little guy is ten and half months old, and it is wonderful, even when it is really hard!

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    Shannon says:

    A boy:) congratulations!!! What a wonderful time you will have:)

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    kama says:

    Boys are the best! But they are hard to sew for!!! 🙂 I have 2 (2 years and 10 months).

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    Allison says:

    Yay! Boys are so much fun, especially first. You’ll have so much fun with him…my little guy was my best friend…I packed him around everywhere with me!

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    tammie says:

    congratulations on the boy bubba!

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    A boy!! How exciting! Congrats to y’all…I can’t wait to see what you make for him!!

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    Elizabeth D. says:

    Congratulations on having a boy!!! Boys are a lot of fun, definitely. I can’t wait to see what you quilt up for him!

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    PixieCaticus says:


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    Linda says:

    Boys are great, (but potty training can be tricky…8-])I have 5 boys and I used to make all of their clothes from footed pajamas to bib overalls, to jackets. Never made shoes or socks, though…lol.

    Congrats! I bet Morgan is over the moon..8-]

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    Linda says:

    Little boys are so darn cute…congratulations!

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    Colleen says:


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    Boys are so much fun and getting a lot more fun to sew for than in the olden days (my son will be 33 next week)!

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    Valerie says:

    Aw congrats on the baby boy news, I have two little boys of my own and they never fail to keep me on my toes!

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    sandra says:

    Oooh, it’s a boy, Congratulations. My baby boy turned 35 a few months ago, but he’s still my baby boy.

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    Tina says:

    Congratulations on the baby boy news!!!!!! How very exciting.

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    Aunt LoLo says:

    Oooooh….have fun with your little man!! *grin*

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    Patty says:

    Congratulations on the baby news, I have a son and he’s the light of my life… just wait and see!

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    Alissa says:

    Congratulations on the little boy news…I have two boys-and one grandson-Love boys!

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    Amy says:

    Oh, I am so happy for you! I have three boys, and they are (or can be!) so, so sweet. Congratulations! And PLEASE show us what “boy” fabrics you find! 🙂

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    Jennifer says:

    Congratulations on a baby boy! Our new baby boy is 5 days old today- he is soooo sweet! Sure yours will be too. 🙂 Can’t wait to see what you make for him- I am sure it will inspire me as always!

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    Caro says:

    Congratulations to you. Having had two daughters, I was lucky enough to have two grandsons. They are the best! FYI, I just found a free pattern for infant pants. Here’s the link for the free pattern. They would be perfect for a boy! http://www.made-by-rae.com/

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    Mama Mel says:

    Congrats on the boy news! Boys are awesome! As a mother to a 3 year old sweet boy, I may be a little biased, though. 😉

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    Kimberly says:

    Congratulations!!! That is so exciting!

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    WendyLou says:

    A boy! Woohoo! We have two and they are so snuggly and fun!! Congratulations 🙂

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    Lisa Mason says:

    Congrats on the boy! Very exciting! I have been following your blog for a while now and I just love it. I have recently started my own blog and I have linked your blog to my blog. I hope you’ll take a peak. Thanks for all your wonderful inspiration!

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    Heather says:

    congrats!!!! I actually just ordered Laurie Wisbrun’s Urban Circus fabric today in the Earth colorway to make a baby boy quilt! super cute : ) can’t wait to see what you come up with!

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    Marjolein den Oudsten says:

    Congratulations on your boy!
    I always “knew” I was going to get a boy (21 years ago) and had made a lot of blue baby stuff.
    And then I had a girl.
    It wasn’t easy to trust my gut feeling again after that
    (though that only lasted a few months …)

    Good luck to you all!


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    Jane says:

    Congratulations! I can’t wait to see the “oy” items you’ll be cranking out! Have fun and enjoy your blessings.

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    Jane says:

    Congratulations! I can’t wait to see the “boy” items you’ll be cranking out! Have fun and enjoy your blessings.

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    Becky Little says:

    yea for boys! congratulations!! Quick question for you, what do you use to mark your fabric?

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    Amelia says:

    Congratulations on your baby boy! How exciting!!

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    corrie says:

    congratulations!!!!!!!! I have one boy and three girls and they’re the best thing to happen in my life! can’t wait to see what you’ll be making and his nursery!

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