Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Blog Anniversary GiveAway!


It's a Celebration!

It has been 1 year since I started blogging and there is so much to celebrate:


300+ posts
1000 followers
400,000+ visitors 
 Thousands of comments


Of course, I could not have done it without you and as a token of my appreciation I am hosting a Give-Away!   I am grateful for all of your visits, regardless of whether you comment, follow, subscribe to, or have bookmarked this page.

I have two wonderful prizes to give away - remember you have to be in it to win it.  Good luck!

The first name to be drawn  by random number generator will win a $US50.00 Gift Certificate from Fabric WormIf you love fabric I know you won't have any difficulty spending this gift certificate at Fabric Worm!


The second name to be drawn will receive a 1 year subscription to Fat Quarterly e-magazine worth $US28.00 (four issues).  Fat Quarterly is a new e-magazine written by modern quilters/bloggers for all modern sewers.




To enter, no jumping through hoops required!  To be in the draw all you have to do is leave a comment on this post, with the only requirement being that you provide either in your profile, or in your comment, an email address so that I can contact the winner!  International visitors are very welcome to enter!  Only one comment per person/email address will be eligible to enter the draw.

The draw will take place at noon (AEST ) on Monday 3 May 2010, at which time comments to this post will be closed. The winners will be announced here on my blog the next day, and are also contacted by email.  Good luck everyone!
This GiveAway has now closed. 

875 comments:

  1. Congrats on your anniversary!

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  2. Happy anniversary! I've loved following you!

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  3. Congratulations from the other side of the world! You've provided a lot of inspiration to a new quilter and your blog has been a ray of sunshine to get me through the miserable British winter.

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  4. This is awesome, so are you. :)

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  5. Congrats! I love reading your blog :)

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  6. Happy Anniversary! Love your blog, patterns and the way you quilt! Sharonj.

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  7. Congrats on your anniversary!!!!! I've enjoyed lurking and commenting on all the beautiful projects you create...

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  8. Congrats! That is quite an accomplishment. I think have about 2 followers after a year and a half! my email is janicezeller(at)mac.com

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  9. Congratulations on your first year of blogging! You have such an inspiring blog - I love checking in to see what you have been up to.

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  10. Congratulations! I find your blog very inspiring!!

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  11. Wow, congratulations on such a great blog and sharing such an inspiration. Keep on blogging.

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  12. ooh! congratulations! i love your blog, and your lovely quilts. it would be great to win one of these prizes! :)

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  13. congratulations, your blog and quilts are amazing.

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  14. Congrats! Your work is so inspirational! Here's to another great year! My email is amatricis (at) yahoo.com

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  15. Happy Anniversary:) I love your blog:)

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  16. What a fabulous first year Rita!!!
    Congratulations on all that you have achieved.
    Can't wait to see what the next year brings!!
    Andi x

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  17. congrats! i love your blog.

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  18. Well I'll jump on that. What a great giveaway, thanks for the chance to win, and especially thanks for the constant inspiration, I love your blog.

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  19. Super cool!! My profile has my e-mail.

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  20. wow, only a year of blogging?? Congrats & keep the blog posts coming!

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  21. Your hard work and dedication is reflected in your great blog! Congratulations!

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  22. Happy anniversary! I love this blog.

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  23. Rita, I find your quilts so inspirational and appreciate you sharing them with us through your blog! Happy Anniversary!

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  24. Enter ME!! :) I have been following your blog for a while! :) What do you do to get more visitors/readers??

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  25. Wow, congrats on 1 year!! I've loved reading your blog and enjoyed all the beautiful quilts you've shared with us! Thank you for all the great inspiration and can't wait to see all the new quilts you'll whip up in the future!

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  26. Wow. Congrats. Love a good giveaway!

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  27. Congratulations. I am most in awe of your ability to complete quilts so quickly. You are amazingly prolific!

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  28. Happy Blogiversary! Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration!
    anetemso {at} gmail {dot} com

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  29. Happy Blogiversay, Cheers! I love following you blog. Thank you for all the inspiration.

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  30. wow, I didn't realize you only started this blog a year ago...I started in May and you were one of the first blogs I put on my list. Glad I did. It's been fun. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

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  31. Congratulations on your anniversary! Your blog is very inspiring and fun to read.

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  32. Love your blog! Happy Blog-iversary! You are so creative and inspiring :)

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  33. One year already! Thanks so much for linking to us and for reading our blog. We appreciate what you give to the quilting world . . it's a colourful place and you're a big part of that !

    - Donna

    (kindredcrafters (at) gmail (dot) com

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  34. Congrats on your Blogiversary! I love your blog!

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  35. Congratulations! I love following your blog and being inspired by your beautiful work. And thanks for the really nice giveaway!

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  36. Happy Blogiversary and many more! I've recently discovered your blog and have enjoyed reading it.
    jackieDOTkATcomcastDOTnet

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  37. Congratulations! And thanks for sharing so many wonderful projects with us!

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  38. I love seeing your quilts! Keep on blogging!

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  39. congrats! a fabulous year for a fabulous australian blogger! well done, i just adore your blog! heres to many more years...

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  40. Congratulations! You truly are an inspiration and drive me to want to quilt every day...or at least as often as I possibly can :)

    ERoscoe@gmail.com

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  41. Congrats on a year! Thanks for all the inspiration and for the chance at your giveaway.

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  42. Congratulations! I love reading about and seeing all of your great quilts! Thanks for sharing

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  43. happy anniversary! thanks for being generous!

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  44. Congratulations! I love reading your blog. It's very inspiring.

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  45. Wow 300+ posts in a year! You are so prolific in your quilting and blog posting. I love almost everything you have made and am jealous of the amount of time you can spend quilting!

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  46. congratulations! Thanks for all the posts and inspiration over the past year!

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  47. Wow can't believe you have only been blogging for a year! Happy Anniversary!!!! I have only been quilting for about that long, and you have been such an inspiration - THANK you!!!

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  48. congratulations!

    twrightgirl at hotmail.com

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  49. Congratulations! I have only come across your blog recently, but have found it helpful and inspiring. What wonderful work - thank you for sharing it.

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  50. Congratulations! I love reading your posts and being inspired by your beautiful quilts.

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  51. Congratulations! I'm new to your blog so I have a lot to go through and can't wait to see more.

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  52. Congratulations and thank you for all those 300 posts. You are an inspiration and an encouragement to we quilters.

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  53. Rita, you rock! I love looking at all your colorful quilts!!!! Happy blogiversary!

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  54. Congratulations! I really enjoy your blog and all of your beautiful work! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  55. Congratulations on your one year mark. Thanks for the give away, and no hoops.

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  56. Congrats! I love reading your blog! What a great giveaway!

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  57. Congratulations! That's a lot of posts and a ton of followers for just one year!! Thank you for all the great info and inspiration!

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  58. Congratulations on your blogiversary!! I have been following you for a while and I love your quilts.

    Mandy

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  59. I love your blog! Congratulations on celebrating your one year blog anniversary. Thanks for all the inspiration that you share.

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  60. that's a lot of followers in 1 year! Congratulations!

    You do very beautiful work... I love seeing it and being inspired.

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  61. Congrats on such a fabulous first year...your success is well deserved. thank you for all the continuous inspiration!!

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  62. Your blog has made me think differently about quilting - it's not just for my grandma anymore!

    scottanderin19@q.com

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  63. happy one year anniversary!
    great giveaways! these are both things I "need" :)

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  64. Congrats! I love your quilts and your blog - thank you for the inspiration.
    (anita@monery.net) fingers and toes are crossed!

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  65. What a great giveaway! Congrats on a year of blogging!

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  66. Congrats!! I love reading your blog!

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  67. Congrats on one year! It's been fun to see all of your amazing projects!

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  68. I appreciate not having to jump through hoops. Congrats on your Anniversary! I have bookmarked several of your quilts for future projects. Thanks for great inspiration and pics of beautiful fabrics to look at.

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  69. Happy blog anniversary, Rita! Thank you for a year of glorious inspiration and beautiful quilts! Cheers!

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  70. Only one year? Look how busy you have been! I would love to read about how you got to last year....when did you get the "bug" and how have your efforts changed over time previous to starting your blog?

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  71. Happy one year, I love to see all your creations!

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  72. Congrats! You have such a rich blog that has been so helpful to me. Here's hoping for many more wonderful years!

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  73. congratulations on such great milestones and thank you for hosting the giveaway and so much inspiration!!

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  74. Your blog is fantastic and it's amazing it has only been a year! Great content and fab colorful pics!!!

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  75. Congratulations, Rita! You have a lot to celebrate, indeed!

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  76. Congratulations on your anniversary. Fabulous giveaway!

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  77. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!!!!
    HERE'S TO MANY MANY MORE!!
    AWESOME BLOG!!! LUV IT!
    Regards
    Sophie

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  78. While I may not Comment often, I have been among your Followers for quite some time.
    I love the color that always shows up in your blog it sure brighten my days.
    One year of blogging - mmmmmmm
    over 300 posts - Wow ! ! ! ! !
    Hope to read your blog for many years to come.
    Hugs & ♥♥♥s,
    Gerry

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  79. Happy Happy 1 year!! You are fantastic at this blog thing. Keep up the great work!! I look forward to each and every post. Thanks!

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  80. Congratulations on your anniversary. I enjoy reading your blog. I'm looking forward to many more posts! Thank you for the great giveaway.

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  81. So glad I stumbled upon your blog - I love your quilting style. Thanks for all of the inspiration you provide!

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  82. What a great milestone. I've learned so much and been so inspired by your work.

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  83. Happy anniversary - it's hard to believe that it's been a whole year already!

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  84. Congratulations Rita! Your blog is a "must read" for me and I have enjoyed visiting over the past year. Looking forward to all the future inspiration.

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  85. Happy Anniversary! You are really an inspiration! I have only recently started following and I would have guessed that you had been blogging much longer! You have such a beautiful blog!
    pwiggamATgmailDOTcom

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  86. Your blog is an inspiration.

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  87. Congratulations! Your blog is my absolute favorite. Your work is stunning and I'm looking forward to many more of your beautiful projects.

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  88. WOW 300+ posts,1000 followers,400,000+ visitors
    and Thousands of comments
    How wonderful for you we all love to see what your doing and have to say.Congrats on 1 year

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  89. thank you for posting your process and your ideas--it's helped to jumpstart my own creative process, which was rather buried under the needs of my toddler. thank you!
    m a n d a l e i _at_g m a i l . c o m

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  90. Congratulations! I have enjoyed reading your blog over these last few months!

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  91. Wow- a year has gone quickly! Congratulations!

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  92. Whoa, congrats! It's hard to believe you've only been blogging for a year.

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  93. I'm in...congrats on your anniversary!

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  94. Congratulations, Rita!! So glad you hopped into the blogging world. Looking forward to more wonderful posts from you!

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  95. Happy Anniversary! I've been reading you for about 6 months or so...just about the time I started quilting! Love it!

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  96. Congratulations on your blogiversary! Two super-cool prizes! I love all the inspiration here.

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  97. Congrats on your blogiversary!

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  98. Happy Blogiversary!
    Your blog is so inspiring.
    I appreciate every post!
    thanks for the chance to win :)

    brockdiva at hotmail dot com

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  99. That's a lot of inspiration that came from you. I would love to win either prize. I've purchased from Fabric Worm before, and her fabrics are wonderful. And I would love to get my hands on the premiere issue of this magazine.

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  100. Woo hoo! Congratulations on such a wonderful first year! I know that the years to come will bring great things as well!

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  101. Congratulations and Happy Anniversary! I'm so glad to have found your blog last year - I enjoy every day you post.......

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  102. I have just found your blog and I love your patterns. Congrats on your 1 year anniversary.

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  103. I have really enjoyed reading your blog. I look forward to seeing what you will post next, I didn't even know what a blog was until I got hooked on yours. Thanks for all you do and love seeing your work.

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  104. Happy Anniversary! Thank-you for the beautiful eye candy and inspiration!!

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  105. Congratulations - your blog is an inspiring place to stop by and visit! Cheers!

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  106. Congrats on the Anniversary! I love reading your blog, and I am consistently inspired by your talents! KarenOjai@gmail.com

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  107. Congratulations on your blog-i-versary!! Love following you, not in a creepy stalker kind of following! :-)

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  108. Happy Blogiversary!! Your blog is so inspiring to me. I can't believe it's only been a year .....

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  109. I love your blog and found it right around the time you justs started. I look at it first thing in the morning. The simplicity of your quilts is so refreshing!
    Kellymx@aol.com

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  110. Congratulations on your 1st year of blogging. I find your creations quite inspiring. Thank you.

    kelhubbard at hotmail dot com

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  111. Happy Blogiversary. I love to see your awesome quilts. Very inspiring. Here's to another year!

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  112. I would love to be included - enjoy your blog and seeing the simplistic way you have with machine quilting.
    Karen
    http://karensquilting.com/blog/

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  113. Congratulations on your 1 yr anniversary! You're a constant source of quilting inspiration! Thanks for the chance to enter! =)

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  114. Congrats on the anniversary and 400,000 hits, Whoo Hoo!! That's a milestone and should be celebrated. Love to stop by and check out your projects.

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  115. Congrats to you! Great giveaway...what fun stuff! :)

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  116. Congrats. I think blogging changes people's lives.

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  117. And here is to another fabulous year!

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  118. Happy anniversary to you and your blog!

    lissie.loo@gmail.com

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  119. Congrats! I love reading your blog

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  120. Congrats, I love looking at what you're doing.

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  121. Congratulations! You make such beautiful quilts! Hard not to love. :0)

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  122. Wow 130 comments in just one hour! You are a legend! Well done Rita. I love your style and reading your blog. You're such an inspiration, thanks for sharing. theresa@intuito.com.au

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  123. Congrats!! I love reading your blog!

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  124. oh my, what a lot of competition for these two awesome prizes! well i'm throwing my hat in as well! happy anniversary to you! email me at michpacey@gmail.com if there's good news!

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  125. Congratulations on your blogiversary! I found you back when the sewn launch party was happening, and Ive thoroughly enjoyed every post since!

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  126. Many many congratulations. May you continue to produce fabulous quilts and provide so much inspiration to others.

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  127. Happy Birthday to your blog!

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  128. What fun, and congrats on your anniversary, blogiversary?You are truly inspirational.

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  129. Congratulations! What a lovely giveaway!!!

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  130. You've given me so much inspiration this year. I wish we had a gift to give you!

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  131. Congratulations Rita! Those are some very impressive numbers! I am always inspired by your beautiful quilts - too inspired perhaps, because I spend far too much time sitting here and admiring rather than doing my own. ;-)

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  132. How awesome!! Thanks for sharing your creations with us.

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  133. Congratulations on your blogiversary! I adore the things you do!! Cheers :D Trudy

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  134. Congratulations! And thanks for offering such a terrific give-away!

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  135. Congratulations? I would love to be entered in your giveaway.

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  136. You've only been blogging a year? Was I there on the first day?!! I know you distracted me more than once! I love your projects!

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  137. Congratulations--your quilts are beautiful and inspirational!

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  138. Happy Anniversary!

    P.s. I named my little girl Rita too!

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  139. Congratulations. Great blog, indeed.

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  140. Found you through flickr, great blog.
    LotusLibrarian@gmail.com

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  141. Congrats! I've really enjoyed your blog. The giveaways are wonderful!!
    slsattler (at) yahoo.com

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  142. love this giveaway!

    nettiepete at gmail dot com

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  143. You have a wonderful blog! Thanks for sharing your projects and the chance to win some great prizes!

    trinasdoings@gmail.com

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  144. Congratulations! Thanks for all the inspiration!
    lparkermt@aol.com

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  145. One whole year! So much great work! thanks for sharing :)

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  146. Congratulations on your anniversary! Thanks for sharing your beautiful work with us.

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  147. Wow... 126 comments. Congratulations. Your quilts always inspire me!

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  148. Happy Anniversary! Thanks for the opportunity to win. I love your blog.

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  149. Congrats on your bloggiversary, Rita! I must say thank you for sharing all your wisdom and creativity and beautiful work on your blog--you're an inspiration!!

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  150. congrats.. Love your blog ...and quilts.

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  151. Congratulations!! Thanks for the past year of wonderful ideas and posts. Here's to many many more!!!!

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  152. thanks for an inspiration filled year!!

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  153. congrats!! what a wonderful accomplishment. keep up the great posts!!!
    kellifenderson at hotmail.

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  154. Congratulations, that's a wonderful milestone! I love your blog and return to it often for inspiration. Here's to another great year!

    kaitlin.neely@gmail.com

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  155. Love your work! Inspiring, for sure!

    jasnheidi@aol.com

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  156. my how time flies, congrats on your one year bloggaversary!!! Keep up the wonderful posts!

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  157. Congrats to you and thank you for this giveaway!

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  158. Count me in!

    laurel.k.harper@verizon.net

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  159. Thanks for not making us jump through hoops but I would do it in a flat second to win these great prizes.
    Congratulations!
    Kelley

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  160. Congrats! Your blog is a constant source of inspiration to me.
    Amy
    amylynnthx (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  161. Congrats Rita. I guess I've been reading since the beginning. You continue to be an inspiration to me. Here's to many more years of blogging happiness. Ann

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  162. Happy 1 year anniversary! love your blog and seeing what you're up to!

    thanks for a generous giveaway!
    Corrie;)

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  163. Wow! Congratulations!! Happy Blogaversary :)

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  164. Congratulations. Your work is inspiring!

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  165. Congratulations, you have been a blogging inspiration.

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  166. Thanks for letting us participate. Your quilts are so interesting and inspirational.
    Myra
    myrayeretsky@sbcglobal.net

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  167. Congrats and much appreciation for the year of inspiration! May there be many, many more to come for you!

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  168. Congrats! Love this blog and find endless inspiration- thanks!

    threedancingmagpies@mac.com

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  169. Congrats! If you were to ever stop blogging you would be sorely missed, all that inspiration gone. So here' hoping for many many more anniversaries!

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  170. Congrats on your one year! Here's wishing you a great next year and onward. :-)

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  171. Congrats!!
    xoxo~Meg
    megcantrell2008@yahoo.com

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  172. I love your blog - congrats on your anniversary - much continued success!

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  173. Congrats on the anniversary! I have enjoyed looking through your blog for inspiration.

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  174. happy first blog birthday! thanks for the great giveaway :)
    courtney.janelle.sews@gmail.com

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  175. Happy anniversary! I enjoy your colorful blog.
    Sarah
    getstitchy AT yahoo

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  176. Happy anniversary!! I have really enjoyed your blog in the short time I've been following it and look forward to seeing lots more great stuff in the future!!

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  177. Oh, congratulations!!!! I love your blog!

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  178. yay! I love your blog and seeing all your quilts :)

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  179. I really enjoy reading your blog! Happy 1yr Anniversary!

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  180. Congrats. Love your blog.
    Holly

    hollydaycloset@yahoo.com

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  181. Happy Anniversary! Congrats from Canada!

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  182. Congrats... thanks for the chance to win some wonderful gifts..

    debbebennett at yahoo dot com

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  183. Happy anniversary! I love seeing the things you've created!

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  184. Congratulations on a great year. Keep up the good work!

    Heather
    olive_and_ollie{at!}yahoo dot com

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  185. Congratulations! 1000 followers in one year is nothing short of amazing :) Your quilts are always inspirational, I subscribe by rss feeds!

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  186. Love your blog. Congratulations on a year! You are so talented!

    Karen
    jkham (at) netins dot net

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  187. I hadn't been quilting for very long when I found your blog. You make me a better quilter. Congratulations.

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  188. Wow - I would love to be entered for these.
    rsgrandinetti@yahoo(Dot)com

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  189. Happy anniversary! Love your blog.

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  190. Hi Rita,
    Congratulations on the anniversary - what a wonderful year it has been & thanks again for your generousity with information and of course that wonderful inspiration you provide us all.
    Christine xo

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  191. Thank you for all the inspiration you've provided to the online quilting community this year!
    eatonjan@hotmail.com

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  192. Congratulations on your milestone, Rita. Your blog is a delight to follow! Cheers, Di www.snippetsnscraps.blogspot.com

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  193. Congrats on the anniversary! I love your quilts!
    chadandbrynn (at) hotmail dot com

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  194. Wow Happy Blogiversary! What an accomplishment in one year. Thanks for entering me. I believe if you click on my name, it will take you to my email addy.

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  195. 50 smacks at Fabric Worm? Yeah, I could be coerced...

    congrats on your milestone! It's a delight following you! ♫ ♫!

    Pick me Mr. random number picker! I'll promise to love you for life!♥

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