One Fabulous Year

Today marks the one year date for my business!!!!  (Or I really should say one year ago today, I had my first sale.  🙂  )  It has been quite the year.  I could go on and on about how much I have learned.  How things are so different than I had thought they would be, the ups, the down, etc. etc.  But really I think most would find that a bit on the boring side.  So then, we’ll skip the boring and go straight to the exciting!!!! A bit of  free always excites people – right?

4 gifts – 4 chances to win!!!!

(I had a hard time deciding!)

$50 Gift Certificate to buy wonderful glorious fabrics, patterns and kits in my shop!!!

Fat Quarters of the Earth colorway of Andalucia (my fall favorite) by Patty Young!!!

Adorable Scrumptious Sandi Henderson pattern – Ruffle Pants!!!

Whimsical Fun Woodland Bloom charm pack and pattern from Lila Tueller!!!

Now, is this fun?  or is this fun?!?!?!

How do you enter?

1. Leave a comment on this post to say hello or congratulations or how much you love me.  Ya know, in general, flattery is good!

There are 4 gifts – so I’ll give you 4 chances to increase your odds!

1. Blog about this contest and receive 5 extra entries. (Be sure to let me know!)

2. Add some pictures to my flickr group for 3 extra entries! (not per picture, pictures already there do not count)

3. All purchases between today and Jan 31, 2009 to receive 5 extra entries.

4. Place my button on your blog or website and receive 5 extra entries.

I can help with the html 🙂

Above All Fabric

The drawing will be on February 1st, 2009.  That gives you 2 full weeks to get out there and have some fun and Above All (win some) Fabric!!!!

Thanks for a wonderful first year!

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244 Responses to “One Fabulous Year”


  1. 1 Rachelle January 17, 2009 at 9:03 am

    Congrats on one year!! In a couple of months, We’ll have been friends for a year. You have gotten so much accomplished and your business is getting bigger and bigger!

  2. 2 Mom January 17, 2009 at 9:39 am

    Congratulations on one year of your new business. You are amazing! I pray God’s richest blessings on you in the year ahead. And I do love you more than you’ll ever know.
    Mom

  3. 3 Lianne January 17, 2009 at 9:41 am

    What a great idea!! I will do all of the following (…except maybe not the Flickr thing…do I have to have a photo of something with fabric from your shop??). I’d love to spread the word about you!
    🙂 Maybe I’ll call you today….

  4. 4 Melanie O January 17, 2009 at 9:47 am

    This IS fun! What a great giveaway! I’ve already blogged about it and I “tweeted” it on Twitter, too! Congratulations on your 1 year anniversary!

  5. 5 kangaroo January 17, 2009 at 10:42 am

    thank you! great taste in fabric…i’ll put a button on my blog now and cross my fingers!

  6. 6 Abby January 17, 2009 at 10:43 am

    So exciting!! I really have enjoyed chatting with you and reading your blog and definitely getting fabric from you! Congratulations!

  7. 7 Michelle January 17, 2009 at 11:08 am

    Raise your fork of carmel filled choco. cake…today is day to celebrate! Big congrats! Slap a button on my blog, you’re definetely worth advertising (I’ll just need DETAILED instructions on how to do so). Oh happy day!

  8. 8 Law January 17, 2009 at 11:56 am

    pretty amazing you are! When I teach my econ unit I use you and your business as an example. Isn’t that special.
    I may have to figure out how to put yoru botton on my blog…I may need to call you. 🙂

  9. 9 Gayle January 17, 2009 at 11:59 am

    Congratulations on the Anniversary. May you have many more successful years.
    What generous giveaways…. pretty and fun too!

    Gayle

  10. 10 Ursula Page January 17, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    Love your site!!! Cute, cute stuff!!

  11. 11 Cindy Keery January 17, 2009 at 12:49 pm

    Congratulations on one year! You’re awesome!

    What a wonderful give away… very generous of you!

    I will blog about this + put your button on my blog.

    Cindy

  12. 12 dewdropbabbleson January 17, 2009 at 1:13 pm

    Congratulations! Love that Andalucia line and the Earth colorway is my favorite.

  13. 13 Pat January 17, 2009 at 1:27 pm

    Congratulations!!!
    Love your blog and your fabrics!

  14. 14 Lynn Osborne January 17, 2009 at 1:46 pm

    Wow! What beautiful fabric. Congratulations on the anniversary of your first sale. May the coming year be all that you dream and more! Thanks for the chance to win.

  15. 15 Ginger January 17, 2009 at 1:58 pm

    Thanks for entering me in your giveaway! I will be blogging about it later this evening- be sure to check it out 🙂

  16. 16 Sharon January 17, 2009 at 2:03 pm

    Congrats!! And all those details aren’t boring! I love hearing how people create a successful start-up!

    la_rubicita at yahoo dot com

  17. 17 Sharon January 17, 2009 at 2:12 pm

    I added your button to my blog: http://mommasez.blogspot.com

    la_rubicita at yahoo dot com

  18. 18 Elaine January 17, 2009 at 2:19 pm

    I love the fabrics featured on the giveaway! Please enter me – I’ll post this news on my blog and hopefully be able to decide on a fabric choice too! 🙂

  19. 19 Elaine January 17, 2009 at 2:22 pm

    I’m posting again here because I love the content of your blog – you write about everything that I love! The idea of doing your own ironing board cover is fabulous! I’ve always hated mine and had never thought of re-doing ours…but I will now! I’m adding you to my blog reader and putting your button on my blog also. 🙂

  20. 20 Deborah January 17, 2009 at 2:23 pm

    Oh, what fun! I read about this at Imagine. Dream. Create. This is my first time here. I’m so glad I found you. Your button is in my side bar and I also shared about your giveaway with my readers:

    http://comfortjoydesigns.blogspot.com/2009/01/enter-with-me_18.html

    Please come by my blog for a visit!

    Deborah @ Comfort Joy Designs
    comfortjoydesigns.blogspot.com
    comfortjoydesigns{AT}gmail{DOT}com

  21. 21 Deborah January 17, 2009 at 2:24 pm

    Oh…I forgot to tell you! If your giveaway is not open internationally, no worries…I have a U.S. address, too!

  22. 22 Rachel Wetmore January 17, 2009 at 2:25 pm

    I am quite impressed, my mom would love your site I will have to send her the link!

  23. 23 Christine January 17, 2009 at 2:40 pm

    Congratulations on your shop – it’s just gorgeous ! (and I really mean that ! ). Love the giveaway too.

  24. 24 Jen Eskridge January 17, 2009 at 2:52 pm

    I’d love a chance to win! Congrats on the 1 year mark! I can’t wait to see how many give aways you’ll have for the 10 year mark. =)

  25. 25 michelle rosborough January 17, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    HELLO !!!!!!

  26. 26 Jean January 17, 2009 at 3:07 pm

    Congrats on a successful first year.

  27. 27 Danielle E January 17, 2009 at 3:28 pm

    Congradulations. Great giveaway.

  28. 28 Sharon January 17, 2009 at 3:32 pm

    I posted on my blog – http://mommasez.blogspot.com

    la_rubicita at yahoo dot com

  29. 29 Christine January 17, 2009 at 3:36 pm

    Just letting you know I’ve also added some photos to your Flickr Group. Thanks.

  30. 30 Laura January 17, 2009 at 3:41 pm

    Cute stuff!

  31. 31 Kimberly Ingersoll January 17, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    Congratulation! Keep up the good work.

  32. 32 Annette January 17, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    Gorgeous gorgeous fabrics!! Congratulations on your one year anniversary. Keep going stong!

  33. 33 Kama January 17, 2009 at 4:15 pm

    Cool. I’d love to win any of these. I just started sewing about a year ago and am trying to tackle my first quilt for my 4 month old son. It’s been so fun!! I look forward to many more quilts and projects in the future.

  34. 34 Anya January 17, 2009 at 5:01 pm

    Congratulations! and thank you for the chance to win the wonderful giveaway!

  35. 35 Stacie V January 17, 2009 at 5:32 pm

    Congrats and thanks for the giveaway!

  36. 36 Diane January 17, 2009 at 6:10 pm

    Congratulations on you first year!
    Have a Blessed Day,
    Diane

  37. 37 sunnymum January 17, 2009 at 6:37 pm

    Wow! Congratulations! You have a great eye for fabric & design!

  38. 38 Julie Neff January 17, 2009 at 6:40 pm

    What an accomplishment! That is so great 🙂

  39. 39 Julie Neff January 17, 2009 at 6:46 pm

    I added your button to my blog 🙂

  40. 40 amandasue January 17, 2009 at 7:16 pm

    One year yay! Congrats to you! And thank you for entering me in your very generous giveaway!

  41. 41 Britt Farris January 17, 2009 at 7:37 pm

    Congratulations on one year!!! && thanks for the awesome giveaway!!

    wonderfullymade729[at]gmail[dot]com

  42. 42 Courtney January 17, 2009 at 7:42 pm

    Congrats on a business that seems to be thriving for a year! Thank you for passing your bit of fortune on to us.

  43. 43 Danielle J January 17, 2009 at 7:47 pm

    Congrats on one year! Thanks for such a great giveaway! My fingers are crossed until drawing day
    thanks

  44. 44 Katie January 17, 2009 at 7:50 pm

    Hello! This is my first time here and your shop looks really cool — lots of beautiful and unusual fabrics there! I’ll definitely be back.

  45. 45 Jackie January 17, 2009 at 7:58 pm

    Congratulations on 1 year! I spent some time in your shop, you have some really nice fabic and I love your selections for this contest! I look forward to visiting again!

  46. 46 Allison Anderson January 17, 2009 at 8:03 pm

    WOW-Such a generous giveaway! I’ll post a link on my blog!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  47. 47 Jess January 17, 2009 at 8:03 pm

    So here’s another congrats! This is actually my first visit on your site. I followed a link from Lila’s site. I’m enjoying looking around and browsing your site. Thanks for the giveaway!

  48. 48 Dana January 17, 2009 at 8:05 pm

    Love your blog, congrats on 1 year. Thanks for he great giveaway.

  49. 49 lani January 17, 2009 at 8:16 pm

    Congratulations you sweet sexy georgous blog woman and you have just done so much to improve the way the world wide web works keep it up with out you the world would probly stop turing….Ok was that good?????? God Bless and thank you I will try to link woth the thing up there….

  50. 50 Ashley January 17, 2009 at 8:22 pm

    Congratulations and thank you for the opportunity to win!

  51. 51 Christine January 17, 2009 at 8:49 pm

    Congratulations on your one year anniversary! Woo hoo! Great giveaway.

  52. 52 April January 17, 2009 at 8:55 pm

    Congrats! I have just recently been overcome with the desire for your patterns, which has led to a new fabric love, and I see no end in sight!! Can’t wait to jump on the Lila bandwagon.

  53. 53 LaLisha January 17, 2009 at 10:11 pm

    Hi. You have such a cool site. I think i have to make the chocolate-caramel cake. Yum And i checked out your store, you have such nice fabric. The gift certificate would be great.

  54. 54 katie January 17, 2009 at 10:19 pm

    Happy Anniversary! Such pretty fabrics! Thanks for having a contest! Love your blog!

  55. 55 Janice January 17, 2009 at 11:35 pm

    Congrats on your blogaversay. What a fabulous giveaway!!

  56. 56 Lisa January 18, 2009 at 1:00 am

    Congrats on your first year!! You have beautiful fabrics on your website!

  57. 57 AbbaDabbaBags January 18, 2009 at 4:45 am

    Congratulations on your first year of business! I know I will continue to be a customer in 2009! I just love your selection and great customer service.

  58. 58 arielle January 18, 2009 at 4:50 am

    Ohh I love the fabric!! So cute!!
    Happy blogaversary!! 🙂

  59. 59 Rita Engard January 18, 2009 at 6:22 am

    congratulations on a great year and thank you for a really wonderful giveaway
    Rita E in AZ

  60. 60 Miss Snips January 18, 2009 at 6:45 am

    This is my very first visit to your blog! I came here via ‘imagine, dream, create’ Cindy’s blog. wouldn’t mind winning one of your give aways but really I am just happy to have found you and will do more exploring of your past posts, come visit me, if you like, too. Hope your second year is even more successful!

  61. 61 Katie January 18, 2009 at 8:09 am

    Happy Anniversary! What wonderful giveaways! Thanks for sharing!

  62. 62 MelissaS January 18, 2009 at 8:17 am

    Congrats on one year!

  63. 63 Dina January 18, 2009 at 8:18 am

    What a great giveaway! Congrats on your first year!

  64. 64 Meda January 18, 2009 at 8:50 am

    Thank you for the opportunity to win this wonderful stuff. Actually I would really LOVE to hear your 1 year of business story and I am sure many others would too.

  65. 65 Cory January 18, 2009 at 8:58 am

    Congratulations on a fabulous year. I wish you have many more. I would love to win one of the fabric prizes. My church has a Hugs Ministry where we make blankets, pair them with a stuffie, and give them to the local fire and sheriff’s departments for kids in crisis situations so the kids have a Hug. Thank you for offering this wonderful give-away. Take care and God bless, Cory

  66. 66 Nicole January 18, 2009 at 9:41 am

    Love your blog and website! I just saw the link for the ocntest on another blog feed I get and since I just started quilting I had to check this out. Congrats! On one year of your business. That is so exciting. I wish you all the successes for another great year!

  67. 67 Jan January 18, 2009 at 10:05 am

    Congratulations on your first year!

  68. 68 Heather D. January 18, 2009 at 10:38 am

    I sat down this afternoon for a leisurely stroll around blogland looking for inspiration for a new quilt. I found Imagine, Dream, Create and then you. Thanks so much for offering this wonderful giveaway. I’m off to check out your fabric. Blessings, Heather D.

  69. 69 Lynne January 18, 2009 at 11:00 am

    Congrats on your first year! Very exciting and I am happy to have written a post on my site about your contest. I’ve also added your button on my site!

  70. 70 Josie January 18, 2009 at 11:44 am

    Found you over at The Sewing Mom! Congrats on your anniversary and good luck in the next year!

  71. 71 Leigh January 18, 2009 at 12:00 pm

    Congratulations on one year with your shop!!!

  72. 72 Dawn January 18, 2009 at 12:58 pm

    Congratulations on the one year anniversary of your shop! I put your button on my blog.

  73. 73 ColleenM January 18, 2009 at 1:42 pm

    Congratulations! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  74. 74 Cheryl January 18, 2009 at 1:53 pm

    Beautiful stuff! Would love to win any of it.

  75. 75 mariajhmom January 18, 2009 at 1:56 pm

    What fun stuff! So many projects. So little time!

  76. 76 Queen of Fifty Cents January 18, 2009 at 2:53 pm

    Pick me, pick me! I’m feeling inspired by those fabbo fabrics!

  77. 77 Ginger January 18, 2009 at 3:00 pm

    I finally got around to blogging about your giveaway and putting your button on my blog- thanks for the chance to win!

  78. 78 Libby January 18, 2009 at 3:17 pm

    Congratulations! Thanks for the giveaway, keep up the good work.

  79. 79 Karen January 18, 2009 at 3:24 pm

    Congratulations on a successful year! I have blogged about your contest and have put your button on my website.

  80. 80 Grace January 18, 2009 at 3:38 pm

    congratulations, I would love to win!

  81. 81 Narelle January 18, 2009 at 3:44 pm

    Congratulations on your First Fabulous Year and a Fabulous Giveaway to celebrate!
    I’ll be sharing your celebrations on my blog later today. Thanks.

  82. 82 Mary on Lake Pulaski January 18, 2009 at 3:49 pm

    You have a great eye for color combination and what looks good with certain patterns. What a give away.!

  83. 83 Jessica January 18, 2009 at 3:50 pm

    Congrats! Not only is it awesome fabric, but your blog is so cute! Yay for cuteness!

  84. 84 Cheryl January 18, 2009 at 5:27 pm

    Congratulations on your anniversary!

  85. 85 Jan S. January 18, 2009 at 6:07 pm

    Congrats on your success!

  86. 86 ozjane January 18, 2009 at 6:49 pm

    You do have fabulous taste to chose that Andalusia as your Fall favorite. Butter up and butter up………but actually I mean it.

  87. 87 Dianna S January 18, 2009 at 6:52 pm

    Congrats on your one year web store.

  88. 88 Deb C January 18, 2009 at 7:05 pm

    Hello. congratulations on one year of wonderful craziness. I would love to win any one of your awesome drawings.

  89. 89 Kristin January 18, 2009 at 8:21 pm

    How fun! Congratulations on your business’s anniversary!

  90. 90 Sarah January 18, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    Congrats on your one year mark and many many more.

  91. 91 tiff January 18, 2009 at 9:38 pm

    congrats on hitting your one year mark!!!

  92. 92 Kim January 18, 2009 at 10:31 pm

    Congratulations on your one year in business. Very nice giveaway . I have put a link on my blog. I have also put a button on my website.

  93. 93 Carol January 18, 2009 at 10:35 pm

    Congrats to you!!! Please enter me in your drawing.
    libertythreads@charter.net

  94. 94 Kerry January 19, 2009 at 3:55 am

    Congratulations on twelve months of trading and best wishes for many more. I’ve been rather lucky lately so I’m giving it a go with one entry. The saying goes, “you only need one to win”, and I still have four chances when there is four prizes! Thanks for the opportunity!

  95. 95 kathynruss January 19, 2009 at 4:21 am

    I do stamping blogs all the time, but hadn’t even conceived of a quilting blogger! Where have I been? Mars? Will share this with my sister. She’s practicallly a professional quilter, so I might get her to visit. She doesn’t even post comments on my blog, so we’ll see. Congratulations on your first year, even though I was totally unaware!

  96. 96 do January 19, 2009 at 4:52 am

    Have gotten great ideas just looking at your blog and website. Thanks for all the info and congrats to you!!

  97. 97 Grace January 19, 2009 at 7:10 am

    I forgot to add my email when I commented. but, congrats again on your one year anniversay.

    emily41501 at yahoo dot com

    I hope I win 🙂

  98. 98 Desiree January 19, 2009 at 7:16 am

    I love your website and congrats on your 1 year anniversary!!

  99. 99 DianeH January 19, 2009 at 7:23 am

    Congrat’s and continued success! Fabulous fabrics thanks
    for throwing my name in for a chance to win.
    DianeH.

  100. 100 megryansmom January 19, 2009 at 8:25 am

    Hello and congratulations! I wish you much success in the coming year. Hope today is my lucky day

  101. 101 Suzanne January 19, 2009 at 8:31 am

    I’d love to win. I just came upon your blog and fabric store. Fabulous! I’ve added you to my sidebar under “Online Fabulous Fabric.” Thanks for giving me a chance to win.

    Suzanne
    http://justanotherhangup.blogspot.com/

  102. 102 Marissa January 19, 2009 at 8:39 am

    Congrats! I would love a chance to win.

  103. 103 graciousapril January 19, 2009 at 9:30 am

    I just found your blog and love it so far! Who wouldn’t with 4 giveaways! 🙂 I hope I win!

  104. 104 Sharleen January 19, 2009 at 11:19 am

    Great website. This is my first time here but I love Lila Tueller fabrics! Your website is great! Very well done. I’ll be back.

  105. 105 Cecile January 19, 2009 at 2:52 pm

    Congrats on one year! I love fabric too and am excited that I found your site.

  106. 106 Felicity January 19, 2009 at 5:31 pm

    Congratulations on a successful year! It’s very inspiring 🙂 I shall also put your button on my blog.

  107. 107 Jenna January 19, 2009 at 6:26 pm

    Many, many congrats!

  108. 108 Lia January 19, 2009 at 6:46 pm

    I can’t believe how much you have done in just ONE year! Congratulations and cheers to many more years of success.

  109. 109 Angie H January 19, 2009 at 7:57 pm

    Wow, what a generous giveaway! I so love the Andalucia line of fabric. There are so many pretty projects out there made from it. Thank you so much for letting me enter.

    Angie H.

  110. 110 Leona January 19, 2009 at 11:22 pm

    Hi there! Congratulations & please enter my name in your giveaway! I will mention your site & TRY (LOL) to link your button as well! Thank you!
    Leona

  111. 111 Sue Cahill January 20, 2009 at 6:33 am

    Lovely giveaway, and so generous. Please enter me and I’ll keep my fingers crossed.

  112. 112 Jenn @ One House Schoolroom January 20, 2009 at 8:12 am

    Congratulations on your one year anniversary!! I hope you have many, many more years of prosperity ahead!!

    Thanks for the fabulous giveaway!! 🙂

  113. 113 Beatrix January 20, 2009 at 8:13 am

    Congratulations! And, what a fabulous giveaway. All four prizes are awesome. I uploaded some pictures of my recent work to Flickr as well.

  114. 114 Sandra January 20, 2009 at 10:16 am

    Just stumbled across this great site and would love to hop in the hat for the drawing! Thanks.

  115. 115 Amber Hickerson January 20, 2009 at 10:42 am

    I need to go check out your store as I am wanting to create a knot dress with Andalucia fabrics! Congrats on your anniversary! 🙂

  116. 116 tanaya January 20, 2009 at 10:59 am

    How much do I love you? Oh, I love you T.H.I.S. much!!!

    🙂

  117. 117 Michelle Rasmussen January 20, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    Wow, what a cool thing! A friend just told me about your blog and the contest that you are running because I am about to hold a contest of my own! I love the fabrics you have would love to get some to use in my photos for clients. Congrats on your anniversary and feel free to check out my blog as well: http://www.wondertimephoto.com – Thanks! ~Michelle

  118. 118 Kelly January 20, 2009 at 1:47 pm

    You are fabulous! Your etsy shop is on my faves

  119. 119 wondermommy January 20, 2009 at 2:09 pm

    Congrats! Hope you have many more years!

  120. 121 Samantha R January 20, 2009 at 4:20 pm

    Congratulations! I love your fabrics!

  121. 122 Nann-o January 20, 2009 at 4:56 pm

    A year is a great first mile-stone. Here is to many more to come. Love your patterns and the fabric is YUMMY!

  122. 123 Brooke D. January 20, 2009 at 10:05 pm

    Congratulations on your one year of your business! YAY!

    Love all your goodies in your shop!

    Thank you so much and Have a lovely evening!

  123. 124 Brooke D. January 20, 2009 at 10:13 pm

    I forgot to say I took your cute button and placed it on my sidebar!

    Thanks again!

  124. 125 Detti January 21, 2009 at 3:55 am

    Congratulations! We wish you many good year too!
    Detti and Gréta

  125. 126 Hana January 21, 2009 at 7:15 am

    Wow! Congrats on your first year of business! How exciting is that? Super! Ok, now for the flattery part…How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…you are awesome!! No really, thanks for the chance to win some super duper prizes!! I hope I win!!

    I also blogged about your giveaway on my blog.
    http://www.hanalynch.blogspot.com

    I’d like to put a button on my blog too but can’t locate the html code.

  126. 127 alittlemoore January 21, 2009 at 9:08 am

    Congrats on a wonderful year!

  127. 128 Katie January 21, 2009 at 9:25 am

    Congrats! Hope you have many more fantastic years!

  128. 129 Lisa January 21, 2009 at 9:28 am

    Congratulations I really like your prizes It must be so cool to own a fabric store.

  129. 132 aSprinkling January 21, 2009 at 11:05 am

    Let me just be honest here. I was looking around for fabric giveaways and found your blog. I could use some free fabric! I’m trying to create a stash and I would love to add some beautiful fabric to the little teeny bit that I already have. So, I’m cheering for the $50 gift certificate!!

  130. 133 syeda January 21, 2009 at 11:25 am

    congrats on completing one year. love your store. Keeping my fingers crossed. I am starting to make a list of all the things I can buy for $50 at your store. Thanks for the awesome giveaway. I really hope I win.

  131. 134 linda January 21, 2009 at 11:34 am

    Congratulations! ANd thanks for such a great giveaway!
    I’d love to win!!

  132. 135 Beth Buster January 21, 2009 at 11:40 am

    I am brand new to your website. I caught a link from Confessions of a Craft Addict. I love the fabric! And I can’t wait to explore all your site has to offer! Congratulations on your first year!

  133. 136 Jessica Levitt January 21, 2009 at 1:02 pm

    Count me in! What a great way to celebrate…
    Love your blog…

  134. 137 AnnCP January 21, 2009 at 1:42 pm

    Just discovered your fabrics, patterens and blog! And discovered that you live about a mile away from me! Love your enthusiasm, drive and honesty about fabric and design – my two favorite things, hobbies and passions! Just moved to this state 4 months ago to return to school after many years away and very jealous (is that the right word?) of your energy in creating admist little and mid-size people’s demands! Being creative is happiness in my book!

  135. 138 Heather January 21, 2009 at 2:17 pm

    I love your blog! It’s so whimsical and fun–such a treasure to happen upon! And, of course, I’m always in for more fabric and crafting goodies!!

    Cheers!

  136. 139 Brooke January 21, 2009 at 2:42 pm

    I was just recently turned on to your website and I love it. So much fun!

  137. 140 annmarie January 21, 2009 at 3:39 pm

    Congratulations on your first year. Can’t wait to go to your store to look around. What a great giveaway! Thanks. annmarie

  138. 141 Jane January 21, 2009 at 5:47 pm

    Oh my I just found your blog and cannot beleive I missed a whole year of fun, not anymore, you are now on my google reader. Congrats!!!

  139. 142 heather January 21, 2009 at 5:47 pm

    Congratulations! I love the pattern for barcelona skirts and also the ruffle pants. I just got a sewing machine for christmas and I am looking forward to making some clothes for my daughter (a toddler) and also for myself!

  140. 143 Val January 21, 2009 at 8:04 pm

    Love the ruffle pants!

  141. 144 Rebecca January 21, 2009 at 8:16 pm

    Congrats and GREAT prizes!! I’ll be putting your button on my blog now . . .

  142. 145 tina January 21, 2009 at 10:11 pm

    Congrats on 1 year! I love your shop! I never realized that you had a blog and I’m glad I discovered it. I posted about the give-away on mine and also put a few pics in the flickr group today. Yay!

  143. 146 Suzanne January 21, 2009 at 10:19 pm

    I am so excited to find your blog tonight. I was looking for a new one to read and the fabric popped out at me:) Congratulations on your success!

    Suzanne

  144. 147 Lucy Morey January 21, 2009 at 10:30 pm

    What a fun give away with stuff from a few of my favorite people! Thanks! I’ve been dying to get my hands on some Andalucia since market! I’ll definately blog about this one! -Lucy

  145. 148 badhuman January 22, 2009 at 5:41 am

    Congratulations! I always love to hear people make a success out of something they love. I added to the flickr pool and posted about this on my blog at http://modernquiltlove.wordpress.com.

  146. 149 Nyla-Jean January 22, 2009 at 9:52 am

    This is the first time I have visited your site. Congratulations one one year! I look forward to looking around. Nyla-Jean Kingston, Ontario

  147. 150 SarahB January 22, 2009 at 10:41 am

    Congratulations on your store’s 1st anniversary!

  148. 151 Loralee Latham January 22, 2009 at 11:16 am

    CONGRATS on one year! I LOVE your site-it’s where I get most of my fabric 🙂 Maybe one day I can be as cool as you and have BOLTS of fabric lining the walls of my special sewing room. That must be heaven…:)

  149. 152 Loralee Latham January 22, 2009 at 11:39 am

    p.s. I blogged AND added a button-boy did that one take a while to figure out 🙂

  150. 153 Becky January 22, 2009 at 1:12 pm

    I am so happy I found this blog and at this time. First off, congratulations! I will be purchasing from you soon, I’m sure but I’ve posted about the giveaway and will link your button if you tell me how! lol Beck

  151. 154 Terri Harlan January 22, 2009 at 3:41 pm

    Hell I came across your blog through a search. Great stuff here. I would like to enter your fun contest if you could help me out with the HTML for your button I would be happy to post it on my family blog. Thanks
    Terri

  152. 155 Angela C. January 22, 2009 at 4:40 pm

    Congratulations on your 1 year in business. I would love to win one of your gifts. Thanks for the giveaway.

    accoupons at gmail dot com

  153. 156 Lauren January 22, 2009 at 7:07 pm

    Congrats! I love your fabrics and ribbons. Thanks for the chance to win the giveaway. I’m keeping my fingers crossed And adding a button to my blog. Thanks again!

  154. 157 Sarah Bong January 22, 2009 at 7:34 pm

    Congratulations on one year! What a generous give-away!

  155. 158 Terri Harlan January 22, 2009 at 7:54 pm

    Hi melanie thank you for your help. I wrote a blog in my crafty blog section for you here is the link http://craftyharlan.blogspot.com/
    I also added your button to my family blog that our family watches.

    I hope I hope I win but if not this sure was fun thank you

  156. 159 Judy January 22, 2009 at 8:37 pm

    Congratulations,I only found your blog today and I sure would love to win and will add your blog to my favorites

  157. 160 colour du jour January 22, 2009 at 9:56 pm

    Way to go! I love your blog and fabric and you have great sales, selection and customer service. I would love to win! and I just did a post for you. Can you help me with the html on the button and I’ll but it on my side bar.

  158. 161 Elena January 22, 2009 at 11:11 pm

    I am so excited I found your store!! I’m almost giddy knowing all the cute designer fabric is right here in Tucson after all! Thanks so much for the sewing night, it was “sew” much fun! (even though my cupcake came out a little funky 🙂

  159. 162 Jackie January 23, 2009 at 5:18 am

    Happy One Year Anniversary!

    What a generous giveaway! I’d love to be entered!

  160. 163 Rachel January 23, 2009 at 10:41 am

    I just now ran across your blog, but can’t wait to discover more! It looks so inviting, colorful, and interesting! I blogged about the giveaway and I also added a picture to your flickr group.
    Thanks!
    SouthernKnitWit
    http://www.bonanzle.com/booths/SouthernKnitWit
    SouthernKnitWit.blogspot.com

  161. 164 Lisa Otis January 23, 2009 at 1:03 pm

    i’m new to quilting so I don’t even have a stash yet!! this would definitely help with that, but only if i win!

  162. 165 Grace January 23, 2009 at 3:08 pm

    Hey there – congrats!!!! one year is a huge thing!!

    love the goodies you’ve picked for the prizes .. am keeping my fingers crossed that I might win!!

    i’ve blogged and posted your button on my blog 🙂

    yeah more chances for pour moi!!

    good luck to everyone!!

    grace

  163. 166 Martha January 23, 2009 at 4:06 pm

    Congrats on the first year, and have fun going forth. Love the prizes, and am hoping that I’m on the win list. 🙂

  164. 167 Libby January 23, 2009 at 9:00 pm

    Congrats on your first year! Such a milestone! Thanks for the wonderful giveaway – I’m sure we could all use a little “pick me up” now that the holidays are over and the economy is draggin us down!

  165. 168 Lisa January 23, 2009 at 9:08 pm

    What a great giveaway! How exciting 🙂

  166. 169 Selina January 24, 2009 at 2:16 am

    Hi!
    congratulations on your first year! Hope there are many more!

  167. 170 Ruth January 24, 2009 at 7:47 am

    I love the fabric I recently ordered from you—my first order, but I’ll be back for more!

  168. 172 Elizabeth January 24, 2009 at 9:00 pm

    I just stumbled across your blog, What a wonderful givewaway!
    Congrats on your first year!

  169. 173 Amy @ parkcitygirl January 24, 2009 at 10:04 pm

    Congratulations on the anniversary! such a great giveaway . . . I linked over but I can’t remember where I was 🙂

    I too would love to hear all that you’ve learned in the last year!

  170. 174 Renee G January 25, 2009 at 12:48 am

    Congratulations on your anniversary. I’d love to be one of your winners.

    rsgrandinetti(at)yahoo(dot)com

  171. 175 Deb January 25, 2009 at 3:25 am

    What a wonderful blog you have. Great things you have shared. I am going to make your Chocolate Caramel cake this week-yummy!!
    Please enter me for your giveaway.

  172. 176 Penny Guglielmoni January 25, 2009 at 9:06 am

    I love the fabric that you have on the giveaway and think your fabric choices are awesome.

  173. 177 danikjohnson January 25, 2009 at 1:11 pm

    fun blog! LOVE the fabric!

  174. 178 carol January 25, 2009 at 4:29 pm

    Yeah for you one good year and many more to come!

  175. 179 Melissa January 25, 2009 at 5:04 pm

    I love your blog- so excited to find it. I posted about your contest at my blog, too. (www.melissazane.blogspot.com) I’d love to add your button, but am a techno-failure. I will keep my fingers crossed.

  176. 180 Gail January 25, 2009 at 6:38 pm

    Congratulations! One year in business, here is to many, many more profitable years ahead.

  177. 181 gina snyder January 25, 2009 at 8:41 pm

    Congratulations!!! One yr is fabulous, hope I make it there soon!!! Please pick me!!

  178. 182 colleen January 25, 2009 at 10:04 pm

    Wow, congrats on the business anniversary. Add me to your list please…love the ones pictured.

  179. 183 Laura January 26, 2009 at 2:36 am

    Congrats on making it one whole year! Here’s to 20 or 30 more!

  180. 184 Yvonne January 26, 2009 at 6:27 am

    Congratulations on your first year anniversary! I have bought fabric from you before, thank you for the wonderful service too.

  181. 185 Patricia Godfrey January 26, 2009 at 7:32 am

    This is a great giveaway! Not sure how I ran across it, but I’m glad I did. I’ve already blogged about it, and I added your banner to my blog as well. I absolutely love the new fabrics by Patty Young and can’t wait to get my hands on some. Good luck to everyone, and thanks for the opportunity.

  182. 186 Alisa January 26, 2009 at 10:49 am

    Congratulations on one year! I love reading your blog, though I haven’t ordered from your shop. The exchange rate isn’t very good at this time 😦 (I’m Canadian) I do not have a blog to promote your giveaway, but I have posted three photos on your flickr group.

    Keep up the good work!

  183. 187 nettie January 26, 2009 at 11:40 am

    Congrats on the business milestone! I love how colorful your blog is, too!

  184. 188 Darcy January 26, 2009 at 11:45 am

    Hi! Just found your website on imagine.dream.create. I will be back! Hopefully I will be lucky enough to win one of your prizes…

  185. 189 rina thompson January 26, 2009 at 8:03 pm

    Fun blog. I found you through Lila Tueller’s blog. I am so glad I did. Your fabrics are awesome.
    You go girl!
    Rina

  186. 190 Sue January 27, 2009 at 4:22 am

    WOWSER!!! free fabric can be sent, tried on projects, admired, felt with the hands & tested for warmth & stability, by my border–THEEEE CAT!
    I’m in need to start the New Year..with new fabric. It’s already the end of Jan., & DH has been able to retstain me from buying.(not for long, though!)

  187. 191 sundance7 January 27, 2009 at 6:57 am

    Congrats!! Love your cards!! You’re very generous. Thanks for a chance to win!

  188. 192 Carly January 27, 2009 at 8:32 am

    Congrats! you know how much I love your fabrics!

  189. 193 alison January 27, 2009 at 10:07 am

    Congratulations! Thanks for the chance to win!

  190. 194 Carol January 27, 2009 at 11:20 am

    Please enter me into your give-away! I love give-aways, have never won one, but maybe someday!!

  191. 195 Barbara January 27, 2009 at 2:36 pm

    Congrats….lovely lovely fabric…I would love to win.
    I will put the button on my blog http://www.bejeweledquilts.blogspot. do I get five more if I put it on http://www.thompsonfamilyquilts.blogspot.com?

    I will certainly check out your store.

    Then I will post on my blog about your giveaway as well.

  192. 196 Pat January 27, 2009 at 2:57 pm

    Hello….GREAT giveaway and congratulations on your 1-year anniversary!!! I found your blog from Barb (bejeweledquilts). I’d love to be entered in your giveaway for one of the 4 prizes. Your blog looks nice…I’ll be back!

  193. 197 Jen January 27, 2009 at 5:00 pm

    Thanks for the fabulous fabrics!, and congratulations on the one year anniversary of your business, I know that has alot to do with the great fabrics you sell – plus the superfast shipping, I have never received a parcel so fast from the states lol!!! Take care and will definately add a button to my blog (not just for the competition 😉 )
    Hugs from down under

  194. 198 Mary January 27, 2009 at 5:08 pm

    So wonderful to meet you and congratulate you on your one year anniversary. I am sure it has been a year of learning, but you made it. Way to go!!!!

  195. 199 Kate January 27, 2009 at 6:19 pm

    Hello and sincere congratulations on the one year anniversary of your business. This is my first time here, and I love your fabrics. I haven’t quilted in years and your site is so inspiring to me.
    I’m posting about your contest tonight on my blog and adding your logo as well.

    My site address is
    http://www.chroniclesofacountrygirl.blogspot.com/

  196. 200 Sara January 27, 2009 at 6:36 pm

    Nice to meet you…and Congratulations on your first year!!! That is awesome!!!

  197. 201 Francis Moore January 27, 2009 at 9:02 pm

    Congratulations on your one year anniversary in your business. Francis Moore

  198. 202 Carmen January 27, 2009 at 9:21 pm

    Congratulations!

  199. 203 Deborah Nowland January 27, 2009 at 9:59 pm

    Congratulations! Wonderful year!

  200. 204 Flea January 27, 2009 at 10:36 pm

    Oh what fun! And congratulations!

  201. 205 Marie January 27, 2009 at 10:41 pm

    great giveaway! congrats!

  202. 206 Joan S January 27, 2009 at 11:00 pm

    Congratulations on a one-year anniversary! May there be many more in store for you!

  203. 207 CrochetnQuilt January 27, 2009 at 11:00 pm

    Congratulations! May 2009 bring even more success.

  204. 208 Mel January 28, 2009 at 12:55 am

    Congratulations! Best wishes for another great year!

  205. 209 Sue January 28, 2009 at 2:44 am

    Congratulations. I admire anyone who can do what you have done. The fabric is gorgeous – where I live there is only 2 shops where you can buy material – otherwise you fly or drive 1200km! I’d love some more fabric.

  206. 210 gina.gina January 28, 2009 at 3:15 am

    Congratulations on your achievements. You’ll be around for many more years to come. I’d love to win a little bit, ’cause I’m a beginner in this craft of quilt making….
    Gina-UK

  207. 211 Kim January 28, 2009 at 5:18 am

    Hello! Happy Birthday! I have visited again and again over the past year and you have given me so much inspiration! thank you!

    No blog or picture to post on Flickr. I’m a newbie. Just a momma of four small ones just beginning to find time to create and sew and feeling an addiction of fabric coming on. seriously. I’m having a blast starting with simple things for my girls and have been comtemplating a quilt. The fabrics in your shop are super.

    Thanks for the fun giveaway — I’m going to go now and cross my fingers.

  208. 212 Agneta Ekholm SWEDEN January 28, 2009 at 5:20 am

    Congratulations! Your shop is really tempting! =O)
    Wish you a prosperous future too!
    I did put a link up on my blog – hopefully you will get many visitors from Sweden!

    Hugs
    Agneta

  209. 213 Jackie January 28, 2009 at 6:11 am

    I just discovered your shop and blog.Fabulous! Congratulations and many more years to you! I will definitely be back.

  210. 214 Ruthie January 28, 2009 at 6:17 am

    I am so happy to have found your blog through Cornfield Quilter. Congratulations on one year!

  211. 215 DivaHick January 28, 2009 at 9:22 am

    I found you from Chronicles of a Country Girl and I’m so glad! I’m heading over to my blog now and blogging about you!

  212. 216 Liz Schaffner January 28, 2009 at 12:10 pm

    Congratulations on One year !
    I a sure the next one will be even more successful!

  213. 217 karen January 28, 2009 at 12:14 pm

    Congrats on your anniversary……that says a lot in this economy. Hopefully I can win one of your great prizes.

  214. 218 Lydia January 28, 2009 at 1:26 pm

    Congratulations on 1 year! I just found your site from a quilting site that I was checking out, that I found from Pioneer Woman. (Man, I need to get on focus here and get back to work!)

    Have a great day, best wishes on your venture!

    Lydia

  215. 219 Mel H January 28, 2009 at 1:27 pm

    woohoo!! congrats on 1 year! I’m the next one will be even better.

  216. 220 Diane January 28, 2009 at 5:43 pm

    Love your site & love your inspirations! Mahalo Nui Loa & aloha from Hawaii!

  217. 221 Carol Alberts January 28, 2009 at 5:54 pm

    I have put a button on my block and written about your giveaway also! I sure hope you pick me!

  218. 222 Kate Brotherson January 28, 2009 at 9:39 pm

    I went into the most amazing fabric store today….Graci Lou’s. They had you fabric and lots of patterns. It was so great and the best thing about it was that they were almost completely sold out of it. I asked when she would be getting more in and she said they were just waiting for the new line to come in. Congratulations. You are AWESOME.
    P.S. I can’t wait to make little Sadie the outfit with the ruffle pants and bell top. Precious!

  219. 223 Linda T January 29, 2009 at 5:28 am

    Count me in! Such yummy fabric!

  220. 224 Shelley C January 29, 2009 at 10:30 am

    Linked on over here from somewhere that has your button 🙂 Congrats on your 1st anniversary! I have no ways to get any extra entrys, but that’s ok…oh I love that starling fabric too! Hope you get to make something with it…if I get a GC that might be the first thing I purchase! Way tooo cute!

  221. 225 Rachel January 29, 2009 at 8:53 pm

    Wonderful, fantastic! My fingers are crossed (and it’s hard to sew like this).
    I’ve posted on my blog, added the picture AND included a link back to here. Am I in? ☺

  222. 226 Sandy January 29, 2009 at 8:59 pm

    Congrats on your milestone. Love your blog and by all means throw my name into the hat for your drawing.
    Thanks for sharing.

  223. 227 tillie January 29, 2009 at 9:39 pm

    What a neat little give-away. I wrote about your give-away on my blog, and posted a link to your site, but I couldn’t figure out how to post your button.

  224. 228 Jane Sohlberg January 30, 2009 at 4:16 am

    Congratulations! I live in Sweden and I have just found your shop and blog. Love it!

  225. 229 KayeBartolotti January 30, 2009 at 5:08 am

    Wow, such a generous give a way. I am a new blogger ( 1 month) and am having so much fun learning how and making such great friends. Pat ( a little of this and a little of Pat )sent me to your site. Congratulations on your 1 st year, may you have many, many more. Happy Quilting!

  226. 230 KayeBartolotti January 30, 2009 at 5:14 am

    See how new I am ,forgot to sign it and give my Website LOL

  227. 231 Grace January 30, 2009 at 11:58 am

    Sounds like things are going great for you. It is one thing that people can afford while in a economic slowdown. I just found you, and congratulate you.

  228. 232 Michelle January 30, 2009 at 2:09 pm

    Great Giveaway – would love to win something!

  229. 234 SuzieQ January 30, 2009 at 11:03 pm

    I’ve been inspired to take up my quilting again..Thank you..

  230. 235 Regena Brennan January 31, 2009 at 9:52 am

    Good Morning
    I just found your blog and it looks like you do things in a fun way. I will bookmark your spot and come back to visit.
    Thanks
    Regena

  231. 236 Susan January 31, 2009 at 10:16 am

    I just found your sight and I love it. Gotta lovea girl who loves fabric as much as I do. Congratulations on a great year.
    Susan

    http://www.Sewmanythingstosay.blogspot.com
    http://www.Abbysuedesigns.com

  232. 237 Karen S January 31, 2009 at 7:59 pm

    Congrats on your blog-aversary!

  233. 238 leah January 31, 2009 at 9:55 pm

    congrats on your “anniversary”. here’s to many more!

  234. 239 Christina January 31, 2009 at 11:18 pm

    Yes, please! I always need an excuse to increase the stash!


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