Sunday, September 30, 2012

Tactile Fabrics Giveaway plus Blog Hop News 20

Plum and June

I'd like to introduce you to one of my blog's sponsors, Tactile Fabrics.

Tactile Fabrics is a small, independent fabric shop that specializes in modern organic and premium cotton fabrics for sewing, crafting, and quilting.  The shop has a wonderful selection of bundles and yardage including beautiful fabrics from Birch Fabrics, Cloud 9, and Art Gallery.  Jennifer, the owner, comes from a long line of seamstresses and has always loved fabric and sewing. And coming from the corporate world of interior architecture as an Interior Designer, she is inspired by modern art and enjoys the process of designing and creating patterns through modern quilting.


To introduce you to her shop, Jennifer is generously offering my readers 15% off your purchase by entering COUPON15 at checkout.


For today's giveaway, Jennifer will be sending one lucky reader this fantastic fat quarter bundle of Art Gallery Fabrics.




You have 5 chances to win:


1.  Leave a comment on this post - if you'd like a topic, is there a new sewing notion that you are loving?


2.  My followers - old and new- get a second entry (leave a comment saying how you follow)


3.  Visit Tactile Fabrics and come back to leave a comment about one of your favorite items in the shop.


4.  Follow Tactile Fabrics on Facebook. (leave a comment saying you did)


5.  Follow Tactile Fabrics on Twitter.  (leave a comment saying you did)


The giveaway will remain open until Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 8pm EDT and one winner will be chosen at random and announced in next week's blog hop news.  And, please, unless you are sure that you are NOT a no-reply blogger, leave your email address in the comment.


The winner of last week's giveaway from Quilting Lodge is Marcia W. who said:  My best tip is to hold your camera steady when taking a photo (my usual mistake is an unfocused shot).   Congrats Marcia - I just sent you an email.

This giveaway is closed.  The winner is Jane from T



Plum and June
Fun blogs to visit this week:
Oct 2
         Martha from Weekend Doings
         Melissa from Sew Bittersweet Designs

Oct 4
         Catherine from My Life in Binding
         Patricia from Quilting Lines


Plum and June
And for this week, again link up your recent sewing and quilting posts, visit each other, promote the link up with a text link or the button on my sidebar and when the link tool asks for your name - I'm really running out of ideas for this so how about a suggestion for what I should suggest for next week.






342 comments:

  1. Oh those fabrics are pretty! Thank you!

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  2. Follow you on Google Reader (and really enjoy your blog!)

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  3. Thanks for the chances to win these lovely fabrics! As for new sewing notions, I don't have any. My old standby favorite is the seam ripper, LOL.

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  4. I LOVE the Birch Fabrics Ride in orange (apricot). MUST. GET.

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  5. I Liked Tactile Fabrics on Facebook.

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  6. And now I have followed Tactile Fabrics on Twitter!

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  7. What a wonderful bundle - thanks for the chance to win!

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  8. I am a follower of your blog thropugh GFC.

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  9. I don't know about my favourite sewing notion, but I recently discovered just how important it is to have a good iron. My cat broke my old trustworthy GE iron, and I just haven't been able to get along with my new one :(

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  10. I love the Gray Stack - Fat Quarter Bundle!!

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  11. I like the Tactile Fabrics Facebook page.

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  12. My favourite item from the shop is definitely the grey stack, very cool

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  13. I follow Tactile Fabrics on Twitter, too.

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  14. Haha,my favorite notion these days is laser cut rulers and templates! I've been working with one metric ruler, and the rest by tape measure in inches! I ordered a onoe by six ruler, and an Essy angle for triangles, and some specials from I'magingermonkey-- heaven!

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  15. I follow Plum and June in my Google reader!

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  16. I visited Tactile fabrics and I am enchanted by a bundle called the red yellow blues! I also like Pat Bravo's Dreaming in French!v

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  17. I don't have a favorite notion these days... but I'm hoping to finally get an Add A Quarter Ruler. Maybe that will be my new favorite! :) Thanks for the chance to win!

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  18. I'm now following Tactile Fabrics om Facebook!

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  19. What a cute shop! She has a wonderful fabric selection. I'm loving the Ellie Farm print in orange. Those elephants are just too cute.

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  20. Art Gallery fabrics are always so pretty. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  21. I love my Bloc Loc! It's great for making HSTs! My rotating cutting mat is essential for this too :)

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  22. That bundle is gorgeous, thanks for the chance to win! As for sewing notions, the thing I'm loving right now is my new iron. My old one was good until it quit, but the new one is fabulous! And what's better is that my son surprised me with it for Christmas -- what a great kid!

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  23. I tried my Angler 2 for the first time last weekend and it is much quicker than drawing lots of lines on the backs of squares!

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  24. I like the Sun Surf Turf bundle at the Tactile Fabrics store: http://www.etsy.com/listing/106393691/sun-surf-turf-bundle-4-pack-fat-quarter

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  25. This is a new shop for me, thanks for the heads up.

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  26. I saw lots of lovely things at Tactile Fabrics. Two favorites are the Gray Stack FQ bundle and the Commute fabric with the bikes on it.

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  27. I'm following Tactile Fabrics on twitter :)

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  28. I'm following Tactile Fabrics on Facebook :)

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  29. I love the Anthology Fabrics - Flying Free Collection by Adrienne Looman - Dandelions in Coral.

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  30. My seam ripper remains my favourite notion. Essential the way I see!

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  31. I am a follower. And the above comment was supposed to say the way I see, not see!

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  32. Loving all the anthology fabrics in the shop. And still wondering why I type see instead of sew on the iPad, again and again!

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  33. I don't really stick to one favourite notion - I could say seam ripper - but to be true it's my least favourite though often used notion ... I will settle for my inch/cm ruler it's the only thing giving me a constant reminder how big inches are (and they are huge)

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  34. Mostly slightly more than a notion, and not that useful singly, but my healing cutting mat, rotary cutter and acrylic ruler are my favourites. So much easier and more accurate than scissors.

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  35. I already follw you in my google feed reader.

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  36. I like the bundle of triangles.

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  37. I already like Tactile Fabrics on FB.

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  38. I'm loving my 24" ruler right now!

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  39. Oh, What beautiful fabric! I love the colors!

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  40. I love the Grey Stack in fat quarters!

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  41. Oooh, so pretty! I love Art Gallery!

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  42. Of course, I follow via GFC. :)

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  43. And I'm all about the Summerlove by Art Gallery.

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  44. I like the arrow print by Michelle Engel Bencsko!

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  45. I follow you on google reader!

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  46. These are lovely fabrics. I don't have any new notion to talk about, but I can't wait to read what notions others are loving. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  47. I am a follower via Google reader.

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  48. I liked Tactile Fabrics on Facebook.

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  49. I like their Pink Trio fat quarter bundle. I LOVE pink!

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  50. i like michael miller baby bug jars on her site

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  51. I love art gallery fabrics - so soft!

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  52. 1. I would have to say the sewing notion I really enjoy using is the accuquilt fabric cutter. Now if this isn't considered a notion, then my I would have to say since I found "Fuse N Bind" I love using this on small wall quilts. It makes perfect corners on the binding. Thanks for the beautiful give away.

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  53. 2. Yes I follow on Google as well as email. Looking forward to reading the postings.

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  54. 3. What jumped out at me was the Coral Trio, I think these would make darling pillow cases. Thanks for the give away.

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  55. 4 & 5: I went, I saw, I 'liked', now I want to win. LOL I liked Tactile Fabrics on facebook, but sadly I don't know how to twitter or I would have done that also.

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  56. What pretty fabrics! Thank you for the generous giveaway :)

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  57. I love the gray stack bundle at Tactile Fabrics!

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  58. I love my quarter inch ruler! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  59. A new notion that just came out from Jaybird Quilts, called a Hex n More ruler. I am definitely gettng one of those! You can do hexies, triangles, half-hexies, etc. Thanks for the chance to win!!!

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  60. I love those fabrics! As for a new notion, I finally got a walking foot! It's pretty exciting. :)

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  61. I love the Birch Fabrics Mod Basics at Tactile. Great shop.

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  62. I follow Plum & June by GFC and Facebook. Thanks for the chance to win!!

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  63. I already like Tactile Fabrics on FB.

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  64. I like the Red, Yellow and Blue FQ stack @ Tactile Fabrics. Thanks for the chance to
    win!!!!

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  65. I follow Tactile Fabrics on Facebook.
    (Rhonda Gaines Desgranges)

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  66. I follow Tactile Fabrics on Twitter
    @wigglypup.

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  67. I've been quilting a year and I'm becoming more and more in love with my 3" ruler. It's hard to believe things sewed with a 1/4" seam get out of square but they do and I love this little ruler to square them back up in a jiffy. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  68. Gorgeous giveaway again Beth!!! I've been to her Etsy shop and love the grey bundle of 10 fat quarters - delicious!!!

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  69. I am a happy follower of yours!

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  70. Super giveaway!! My favourite thing at the moment - ZIPPERS! I've been making pouches so I can't get enough of them, especially red zippers :)

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  71. And yippee I now follow on Twitter - I am @amycansew. Thank you for the chance to win yummy fabric from your sponsor!!!

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  72. I'm drooling...that material is to die for, such happy colors. Thanks for the chance to win this great giveaway.

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  73. thank you so much for this lovely giveaway!
    what I like the most, right now, is a good tutorial that teaches me to make a perfect job!

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  74. I am your follower, and I follow you via e-mail newsletters

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  75. At Tactile Fabrics I like this:
    Art Gallery Fabrics - Bespoken Collection by Pat Bravo - Stitchery Citrus
    but there are a lot more I could choose!

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  76. I really like the Grey stack qrt. bundles. I can even see using some of them with the giveaway bundle.

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  77. I liked (followed) Tactile Fabrics on facebook.

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  78. HELLO! I'M INTERESTED IN THE NEW RIPPER WITH A LIGHT>MIGHT HAVE TO CHECK IT OUT!
    THANKS FOR SHARING A BEAUTIFUL GIVEAWAY~

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  79. HAPPY TO FOLLOW YOU VIA GFC AND BLOG LOVIN'!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  80. VISITED 'TACTILE FABRICS' AND I SELECT THE PURE ELEMENTS SOLIDS>BEAUTIFUL!
    THANKS TACTILE FABRICS+YOU FOR A NEAT GIVEAWAY!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  81. LIKE 'TACTILE FABRICS' ON FB!
    https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1711336606

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  82. I love the colors in these fabrics! They are fab!

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  83. I love the Malibu Sun print on the Tactile Fabric etsy store

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  84. That fabric is beautiful. My new favorite notion is my design wall. Don't know how I did without it.

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  85. I do follow your blog. Like all the ideas.

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  86. I like Tactile Fabric on FB. marlaruthnelson@gmail.com

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  87. How pretty! Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  88. My favorite fabric is the orange Birch Fabric with the elephants on it! :)

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  89. Oooh, art gallery fabrics. Lovely. You really can't go wrong.

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  90. I follow you. "Beth says: use 1/4 inch seam allowances."

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  91. Love these fabrics! Thanks for the chance to win them.

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  92. I like the Oval Elements in Papaya Orange.

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  93. I am a follower. It's been fun to see how your blog grows!

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  94. Scraps of batting - I'm getting into quilt-as-you-go. (maybe scraps are not a sewing notion??)

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  95. My favorite notion? Maybe a new blade in my rotary cutter.

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  96. I'm really loving the Alegria fabrics by Cloud9.

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  97. A sewing notion I'd like to have would have to be a pinking rotary cutter!

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  98. I like the coral trio bundle on Tactile Fabric

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  99. And, I now follow tactile fabric on facebook--fabulous home sewn products!

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  100. Gorgeous fabrics - thanks for the great giveaway. Just bought some binder clips but haven't used them yet.

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  101. I'm a follower. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  102. Love the Flying Free collection from Anthology Fabrics at the Tactile Fabrics Shop. Thanks.

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  103. I'm already following Tactile Fabrics on facebook. Thanks.

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  104. I'm excited to try my new Sewline fabric glue pen!

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  105. I just used a colorfull twill tape for a drawstring bag

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  106. I like this http://www.etsy.com/listing/103830254/anthology-fabrics-flying-free-collection

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  107. We have already liked tactile fabrics on fb as Margaret (and Marcia)

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  108. I have not bought anything new lately, trying to use all my stuff up. I did print some awesome hexi's online and cut them myself, lots of money saved and not overly hard to do!

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    I like the Desert Daydreams collection of fabrics from the tactile fabrics etsy shop.

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  110. A new-to-me tool that I'm using a lot lately is a Fit to be Quarter 2.5 inch HST square up from Open Gate Quilts.

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  111. I was just reminded how handy an add-an-inch ruler is, so I'm going to dig mine out.

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  112. From the Tactile Fabrics shop, I especially like the Red Yellow Blues bundle.

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  113. Ooooooh...I am now following Tactile Fabrics on Facebook - So excited to find out about these gorgeous fabrics!!! Thank you!

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  114. I like the coral trio FQ bundle.

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  115. I am following them on twitter.

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  116. I can't remember the exact name, but I'm loving the stuff you can buy from Joann's that you place on the backs of rulers that prevents them from slipping on fabric. This stuff rocks and has made a huge difference in cutting.

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  117. I love the color and pattern to this fabric by Adrienne Looman - Dandelions Blue.

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  118. Such pretty fabrics!

    Favourite sewing notion would be my seam ripper. Well it's more of a love/hate relationship ;)

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  119. Visited the Tactile Fabrics shop - I love love love the Gray Stack FQ bundle - gorgeous!

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  120. Following Tactile Fabrics on FB now too. Thanks for the heads up for another fabric shop - love fabric enabling friends ;)

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  121. My favorite sewing notions are my Pinmoors...no more getting stuck with pins! Thanks for the sweet giveaway!

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  122. Love the bright colors, these fabrics would make a great little girl gift! :)

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  123. I already like Tactile Fabrics on Facebook (love them!) :)

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  124. I follow Tactile Fabrics on Twitter as well! :)

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  125. I really like their Orange & Sage Bundle (http://www.etsy.com/listing/106390089/orange-sage-bundle-4-pack-fat-quarter)!

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  126. I'm a follower (via GFC and Google Reader)!

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  127. I'm in love with my new 1/4" foot.

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  128. I'm following Tactile Fabrics on Twitter

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  129. Love the Organic Triangle Trio FQ bundle!

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  130. I like the orange ans sage bundle.All their fabric is very pretty

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  131. It's more like which new notions I don't have I pine over thinking this would be easier with that.But what can you do scissors and rulers have worked for ages.Thanks for the give away.Becky

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  132. Oh..love the fabric bundle, beautiful colors!!

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  133. I'm a follower of you blog via email!

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  134. Hi, beautiful fabrics - New Favoriten sewing Notion is: hexagon template

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  135. Holy Crap! That fabric is AMAZING!!!!

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  136. My favorite is Dreaming in French :)

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  137. I'm following the sweet tweets :)

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  138. I love the Anthology Fabrics - Maya Collection by Leah Duncan

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  139. Those fabrics are beautiful! And my favorite sewing notion these days is my glitter thread! So fun to quilt with.

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  140. Following Tactile Fabrics on FB.

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