Sunday, September 11, 2011

Welcome to Sweetwater Week

Today the 2nd Designer Select Series starts. For those of you who missed last month here's how it works. I am in the Fat Quarter Shop Designer Select FQ Club and every month I will pick one of the kits and make a project with it. I will have guest bloggers who will share with you their projects made with that designers fabric. The series will be full of interesting how-to's, lots of inspiration and prizes!
This months Designer Select FQ Club kit is Sweetwater's Hometown. I just love this line, not only because it has writing on some of the fabric, but I love the colors and how they all work together. I must admit that I am a huge fan of Sweetwater, I don't think there has been a line that I have not been 'Craizee' about.  

This month I will be making 2 different Hometown projects. The first one from Sweetwater's Simple Home book. This book is filled with all sorts of projects for every room in the house.

The second project will be the Home Sweet Home Quilt. I have never made a quilt with arrows before and am excited to try this. I am kinda a stickler for rules so the saying 'straight as an arrow' has always been something people have said about me, which makes this project perfect for me :)


And as always, there will be prizes. This month I have 2 prizes for you. Sweetwater has given me a Simple Home book and the Fat Quarter Shop has given me a Home Sweet Home Quilt kit with a backing set! That's 2 great prizes for this series!

Here's how to enter:
Note - You must be a follower of Craizee Corners.
1. Go to the Fat Quarter Shop's Hometown page and tell me which patterns listed you would like to make.
2. Tell me where your Hometown is.

There you go...2 simple ways to enter! Even though it's not for a chance to win, if you would like to spread the word about this (blog, tweet, facebook) I'd love that too.
Winners will be chosen by Mr. Random on Monday September 19th, first thing in the morning.

I hope you enjoy this series!
Check back tomorrow when Jennifer from All Things Belle visits Craizee Corners.

Sha :)

163 comments:

  1. I would love to make the Intersection quilt!

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  2. I was torn on which to pick until I got the Yacht Club. Love that quilt.

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  3. My hometown is Thousand Oaks, California

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  4. I really love the Yacht club pattern. Reminds me of baseball pennants!

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  5. This is such a great line! My hometown is currently Madison, WI but we move around a bit, so really, it's wherever I hang my hat!

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  6. I love the Neighborhood pattern. It would make a great new project for me, and the Hometown line suits it very well.

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  7. I like the pinwheel parade quilt pattern and the yacht club pattern

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  8. I'm a military brat. But since we somehow managed to spend 12 of my first 16 years in Rapid City, SD, I consider it my hometown.

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  9. I really like the yacht club pattern! Thanks for another superb giveaway, Sha! :)

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  10. My hometown is Temple, PA, just outside the town of Reading. :)

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  11. The neighborhood pattern would be my choice. :)

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  12. I basically like them all, but my favorites are Home Sweet Home and The Neighborhood. I LOVE LOVE LOVE this fabric!

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  13. My hometown is more like a homecounty, which is Orange County.

    Thanks for the giveaway! I love this fabric :)

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  14. I can't just pick one pattern I would like to make. I love houses, so I would like to make the town house table mat and the neighborhood quilt.

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  15. I am torn between the The Neighborhood pattern and the Yacht club pattern... I think I will have to go with the Yacht Club : )

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  16. I love the Neighborhood quilt pattern, but Intersection is probably more at my skill level. :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  17. My hometown is Brooten, Minnesota. :)

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  18. My hometown is Milford, New Jersey. Well, that's where I grew up, anyway. My hometown for the last 19 years has been Snohomish, WA. I love it here!

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  19. I'd love to make the Home Sweet Home pattern. But I also have my eye on the Town House Table mat and the Down Home Tote. I love them all!

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  20. I was born in Melbourne, Australia and while I don't live there anymore, it'll always be my second home!

    blossomheartblog AT gmail.com

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  21. I like the Scrap Basket Sensations Quilt pattern - I'm a sucker for precut patterns!

    blossomheartblog AT gmail.com

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  22. I love the yacht club pattern!

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  23. I love Sweetwater too :D
    I'd love to make the Doc Schnibbles Charm Pack Pattern!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  24. Hi Sha, I like the Home Sweet Home Pattern too, but I think I would switch it up. I would put the arrows in a solid color and I would put the fabric line in white spaces.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  25. My home town is Davenport, IA

    Thx.

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  26. I look forward to seeing how you get on with Home Sweet Home - it's one of my faves! I also like Intersection and the Down Home Tote pattern.
    I'm so excited about this giveaway - I LOVE everything Sweetwater :) Thanks for the chance to win such great prizes!

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  27. My hometown is Parkgate, Wirral, UK :)

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  28. I love Sweethome and already have the FQ bundle from the FatQuarter Shop. I would like to make a quilt for my bed since I love the colors. The pattern I may use is the pinwheel parade pattern. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  29. I really like the Intersections quilt, so would like to make that one.

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  30. My hometown is Lockport, NY (near Buffalo).

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  31. The Down Home Tote pattern is pretty cute.

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  32. Fort Worth is my hometown. Love it:)

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  33. I love the Neighborhood Quilt and the Down Home Tote patterns. Thanks for the opportunity to win!=)

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  34. I like the intersection quilt and the yacht club patterns. Hometown is one of my favorite new collections!

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  35. I'm loving the neighborhood quilt. Not sure if I would ever find the time to make one though.

    Thanks for a chance to win!

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  36. My hometown is Pasadena, Texas where I was raised since six weeks old. I have lived in Houston, Texas and now reside in San Antonio.

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  37. My hometown is a hole in the road called Ida, Ar. population less than 400. :) Blink and you miss it.

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  38. Is love to make "The Neighborhood" quilt and "Down Home" tote patterns.

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  39. My hometown is a military retiree community, Radcliff, KY right outside Fort Knox.

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  40. I LOVE Kim Brackett's Picnic quilt! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  41. I like the Home Sweet Home pattern, and love this fabric.

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  42. I am a follower of yours.

    My hometown is Denver, CO and now reside in San Antonio, Tx.

    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  43. umbrella blossoms and Crofton BC Canada. I am a follower.

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  44. My hometown is Cooper City, Florida.

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  45. I like the Scrap Basket Sensation in this line. So pretty!

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  46. i like the 'home sweet home' pattern ... i could applique pretty things in the blocks.

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  47. i'm living in my home town, beautiful downtown seward, alaska.

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  48. I would like to make Bridge Creek Blossom quilt.

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  49. My hometown used to be the Pear Capitol of the World! (Or at least thats what the sign says...) Kelseyville, CA.

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  50. I really like the Scrap Basket pattern...

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  51. i love intersections and yacht club!

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  52. my hometown is albuquerque, new mexico!

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  53. I would choose the Yacht Club Quilt Pattern even though it has triangles and even though I'm a beginner quilter. Crazy.

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  54. My hometown is Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (that's in Canada for those who don't know). AND ... Saskatoon is right there on the Hometown fabric, which I'm tickled pink about.

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  55. I would like to make the Intersection quilt. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  56. My hometown is Leesburg, Georgia.

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  57. I would love to make the love links quilt. Can always use more love.

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  58. My hometown is Winchester, VA, but currently in Milwaukee, WI area.

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  59. I love this fabric! I saw the Intersection quilt in person at a show in CO, and I really love it!

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  60. and my Hometown is Greeley, CO - just about 10 miles away from Sweetwater's Hometown!

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  61. Impossible to pick one ... maybe Neighborhood?

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  62. My hometown is Westlock, Alberta, Canada - pretty much the middle of nowhere!

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  63. I really can't decide between Intersection(I adore the quilting!!) or Neighbourhood.

    My hometown is Abbotsford BC Canada. thanx for the chance!!

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  64. I am so in love with this fabric line. My favorite patterns on their page at the FQS are Neighborhood or Intersection--I can't choose!

    wordygirl at earthlink dot net

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  65. My hometown is Huntington Beach, CA.

    wordygirl at earthlink dot net

    P.S. I'd love to see all of the Hometown quilts in a book.

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  66. I like the neighborhood quilt I think it is so perfect for this line but I think its really cool what they've done with the scrapbasket sensations pattern. I love the sweetwater team so much and all of their fabric lines.

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  67. My hometown is Brigham City, Utah. I don't live there anymore but it still feels like home. I love it there.

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  68. My hometown is in the north of Germany, a small town called Waren surrounded by lots of lakes - I think that calls for me to win some Sweetwater fabric. ;)

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  69. The neighborhood quilt pattern.
    My hometown is Hockessin.

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  70. I like the Doc Schnibbles Charm Pack Pattern. I love the colors in Hometown!

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  71. I grew up in Hawthorne, New Jersey.

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  72. I love that book! It is at the top of my wishlist! Although they are amazing, most of the patterns have too much negative space for my taste. I do like the house table topper though. Very cute! I'm currently using Hometown in a pattern called Heart & Home, which will be a wedding gift for our friend, who married us. :)

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  73. I grew up in Southern CA, but that is not where I consider home. Home is Dubois, WY, where Jake & I first lived together and got married. We have amazing friends there & my FIL and his brother & wife live there. Whenever we go "home" for a visit it's to Dubois. :)

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  74. Home sweet home is what I would chose.

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  75. My home town is Indianapolis, I now live in Missouri.

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  76. I am follower! I love the neighborhood quilt since I love house quilts! Hometown.. Ottawa Canada, adopted hometown, Queensbury NY!

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  77. I would love to make the either the Intersection Quilt or the Yacht Club Quilt!

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  78. I grew up in Kensington, MD, but now I live in New York, NY! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  79. I want to make the neighborhood quilt with all the houses. I've never been interested in a quilt with houses before but this one is really cute!

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  80. My hometown is Pittsburgh, but I've spent most of my adult life living in Kentucky.

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  81. My favorite is the intersection quilt!

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  82. I'm from a small town near Erie!

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  83. I am particularly fond of the "Love Links" pattern.

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  84. My hometown is Warrensburg, MO but my heart hometown is Yoder, Wyoming!

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  85. I would make the scrap bucket sensations quilt :)

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  86. I would love to make the Neighborhood quilt. It is so very cute and homey looking. :)

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  87. I live in Lino Lakes, MN - one of Money Magazines top 100 towns to live in this year! :)

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  88. I already follow your blog and live on a farm near Trenton, Florida.

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  89. The Neighborhood Quilt pattern is my favorite though also like the Doc Schnibbles Charm Pack Pattern from Miss Rosie's Pattern Company and Intersection. I follow your blog already. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  90. Wow, glad your last post mentioned the giveaway...I would have swore I entered, but didn't see a comment from me.

    And darn, it looks like I'm a copycat, but I love that Neighborhood quilt. I've seen it on some blogs out in bloggyland and already loved it, and my oh my, it is a-dor-a-ble.

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  91. My hometown is Augusta, GA. But in 2001, I took a job in Heidelberg, Germany and when I came back to the US in 2008, I couldn't find a job in Augusta. I searched and searched, and Atlanta, GA was as close as I could get. So here I am - 3 hours away from my hometown. Which is MUCH closer than Heidelberg, Germany.

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  92. Jewels in my Garden is one. I really liked some of the baby quilts and the Friendship Flowers, as well as the Pinwheel. I love the blog background. I love the Pure line, but didn't buy it. I hope it's around when I get to the point of purchasing some.

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  93. I am not sure where my hometown is. When I go home, it is my house. With my young children. I don't really have a childhood home or town. So I guess, my hometown is wherever I live.

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  94. I like the Down Home Tote pattern!

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  95. My hometown is Titusville, FL, about 15 minutes from Kennedy Space Center!

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  96. I've been wanting to make the Neighborhood quilt since I first saw it, I love houses!

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  97. I love the Intersection quilt.

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  98. My hometown is East Canton, Ohio. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  99. I really like the scrapbasket quilt, but the project I plan to make is also from the book! I am planning to make the "Good Food/Friends/Times" wallhangings and put them in my kitchen!

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  100. My hometown is Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Home of the Tigers!

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  101. My favorite pattern is the one that Fat Quarter Shop sent you, Home Sweet Home. I have been watching it, but haven't purchased it yet...maybe I will win it!!

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  102. My favorite patterns are Home Sweet HOme and Intersections. This is a lovely giveaway; maybe today is my lucky day :) Thanks very much.

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  103. My home town is Torrington, Ct in beautiful Litchfield County.
    Again, thank you.

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  104. This is a hard decision, I think I would pick the Scrap Basket Sensation.

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  105. I lived near Hershey, PA all my life, just moved to Dresden, TN.

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  106. I rather like the Doc Schnibbles pattern. It's quite adorable.

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  107. My hometown is a little blink-and-you-miss-it town in Indiana called Charlottesville..

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  108. Oh my goodness, it was so hard to choose! But I really do love the Yacht Club pattern. They are all beautiful though!

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  109. My hometown is Yakima, WA. I miss it there, although I never thought I would.

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  110. I love the Lighthouse pattern. Very unique.

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  111. My hometown is in SouthEast Virginia.

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  112. I love the Intersection Quilt pattern!

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  113. My hometown is Hannover, Germany!

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  114. I like the Lighthouse pattern. Jacinta

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  115. I live in the gorgeous Dandenong Ranges. Jacinta

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  116. I love the Neighborhood Quilt pattern.

    Thank you for giveaway and a chance to win.

    usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

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  117. My hometown is Sutton, Alaska. If you're driving thru, don't blink or you'll miss it.

    Thanks for a chance to win.

    usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

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  118. I like the Home Sweet Home pattern and my hometown is Macon, GA

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  119. I guess intersection would be my favorite. Sweetwater has so many great ones to choose from!

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  120. My hometown is Farmington Hills.

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  121. I love fabric with words on it, and this line is one of the best I've seen. Though I'm not usually a fan of 'quilts made of big squares', I think that would be the best display of the Hometown fabrics.

    Having said that, none of the featured quilt patterns really seem to take advantage of/make the best use of the Hometown prints. Of all of them, the Down Home Tote pattern would probably be my choice.

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  122. And my hometown is Portland, OR. :-)

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  123. I like the intersection quilt
    my hometown is arnold pa

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  124. My Hometown is Oklahoma City, OK, and I would like to make the quilt pictured on the quilt book Scrap Basket Sensations.

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  125. The Neighborhood quilt, no question. And my hometown is Lincoln, NE -- a great place to live and raise a family.

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  126. My hometown is Lincoln, NE -- did I say that already? Sorry if it's repeated!

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  127. Intersection or Doc Schnibbles would be my choice. I really love the reds in the line. Red is my favorite color.

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  128. My home town is Waco, Texas. I currently live about 10 miles in the country in Axtell, Texas.

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  129. Hi sharon,
    I am a follower of your blog. My hometown is Red Deer Alberta Canada. I have the Scrapbasket Surprises book and I think I would like to make almost anyone of the quilts that are there in the book. It is a lovely book.
    Thanks for the chance to win such lovely fabrics- they are not a color combination that I collect but are truly lovely.
    Regards,
    Anna

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  130. I can't say I have a favorite pattern because I love The Neighborhood and Schnibbles. It would be tough to choose between the two.

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  131. I think I like the Down Home tote pattern this best.

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  132. I love the pattern "Intersection" ( but this beautiful fabric line will make any pattern look good...). Thanks so much!

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  133. And my hometown is Rochester Hills in Michigan.

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  134. My hometown is Muscatine, Iowa, great giveaway!

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  135. I love the Home Tweet Home and Neighborhood patterns!

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  136. I love the Yacht Club pattern (though lighthouse is a close second).

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  137. Hometown? hmm...we moved around a lot...so the place I lived the longest -- London, Ontario (Canada)

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What do you think? I'd love to hear from you :)