Tuesday, 7 February 2012

A 'Fugly' Giveaway!


Hey! I'm joining in Lucy's Fugly Fabric Party over at Charm About You! If you're new here, welcome! I'm Jodi, mum to 2 munchkin kids and budding textile artist. I make reversible clothes, quilts, drawstring play mats and sell them here in my little store on Etsy. Please stop a while and look around!


Today I'm giving away a half yard bundle of these not-too-fugly fabrics! They are, none-the-less designs that have sat on my shelf for quite some time and are now waiting to be appreciated even more by someone like you!


Here'll you'll find some Joel Dewberry, Anna Maria Horner, Amy Butler, Jennifer Paganelli, Tanya Whelan and 2 yummy flannel prints by Erin McMorris! All are pre-washed.
Will you give these fabrics a loving new home? To enter, leave a comment, maybe tell me what you make if you won. Followers get an extra entry! Leave an extra comment letting me know you follow. A random number generator will draw the winner on Monday evening, Sydney time.
Thanks for stopping by Tickle & Hide! Go check out Lucy's blog to see what other unloved fabric you could rescue!

A winner has been chosen! Thanks for stopping by!



Charm About You

155 comments:

  1. These aren't fugly! I'd make a spider web quilt :)

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  2. I am a new follower. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  3. I love to make quilts. I'm on a fabric "diet" this year. I have bought less than three yards of fabric this year, but WINNING fabric doesn't count. It's like eating something with zero calories. I would mix the fabrics with things I already have and make a quilt. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  4. I'm a follower--generous giveaway Jodi!

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  5. And, I would make a quilt or some clothes for my daughter or, well, I am SURE I would think of something :)

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  6. Maternity leave will see me making a quilt and little girl clothes if I have a little girl next week.

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  7. A would make some pouches, placemats and everything else...
    suzy

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  8. Are you crazy! These are in no way fugly!! I would love to make some bags or pouches out of them!

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  9. I am just going to sit here quietly and not argue about ugly like Laura. I don't want you changing your mind! Happy to take these off your hands if you win. I would use them in quilts of course, mostly scrappy quilts because that is what I love to make. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  10. One of my son's teachers just announced that she is expecting so I would make a baby quilt for her little bundle of joy.

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  11. How exciting! I'm new to your blog and new to sewing so am very keen to increase my stash! Current ideas floating around are some pouches, coasters and bags!
    Sandra x

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  12. I am using a portion of the fabric I win for charity quilts. The rest I would use for mug rugs. I am pretty new, so anything to build a 'stash' is great.

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  13. I became a follower a few days ago. By the way, these are not Fugly, so it is very generous of you to give them away. :)

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  14. Wow, these are not fugly at all. Beautiful fabrics! The pink/purple ones would be great for a new quilt I have in mind, and the blue and white gingham would be perfect for some kitchen items for my yellow and blue kitchen. The rest would be loved and used, too. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  15. Those are such beautiful fabrics. I'd probably makes some bags.pouches with them...such cheerful colours :)

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  16. These definitely aren't fugly!!

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  17. I'm a follower!
    These would make a great picnic quilt!

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  18. wow, so not ugly :)
    Love that Tanya Whelan print particularly...

    What I would make would depend on the size of the fabric cut. Probably either some outfits, cushions or pouches etc...

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  19. Not so fugly at all! I think I might make some zippered pouches from some of this loveliness!

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  20. I would give this fabric a very loving home, not sure if you would post Internationally though, I live in France!!..I am stash building so for now would add this to my stash.

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  21. I wouldn't call those fugly! I'd make a chevron quilt!

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  22. I've added you to my reader!

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  23. Oooh I would gladly take those off your hands!! Some really lovely fabrics there :-)

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  24. Your poor poor fuglies...I'd be happy to give them a home. *wink*

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  25. Oh they would def get used at my house! Especially the pinks and the white with flowers!

    I don't know what I'd make but I'm sure they would get used!

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  26. I notice you have some flannels in among those cute fabrics, and would definitely not mind adding those to my stash. This year, I'm using my flannels to practice FMQ and each practice piece will be a blanket donation for abandoned cats at the humane society.

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  27. I see a beautiful quilt...corbitt56@gmall.com

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  28. Now I'm starting to feel bad - another blog offering a bundle that is not nearly as ugly as what I've got up for grabs, hahah! I definitely could see a quilt coming out of that stack. Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  29. Not ugly at all, I particularly like the blue gingham and think it would work very well in my hexy quilt!

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  30. Wow, those aren't fugly fabrics at all! I would make a baby quilt or a scrappy bbright quilt with those fabrics. Thanks!

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  31. Love these fabrics BTW. I'd use them in mug rugs for friends.

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  32. I am gathering fabric for a scrappy quilt, so I am always happy to add to my stash! Thanks so much for the great giveaway!

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  33. I am a new subscriber to your blog - looking forward to following along with you!

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  34. I'm not really sure what I would make, but I like a few of the fabrics that you are showing. I promise I would give them all a very lovely home!

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  35. I actually really like these!

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  36. I would love to win.... I'm thinking church bags & baby doll clothes for a couple of sweet little ladies in my life!

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  37. Ah all fabric can be used. Love the flannel!

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  38. Wow! I would use them in the next quiltalong which I become addicted. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  39. I think I'd pair them with some solids and make some pillows. Thanks for the chance.

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  40. I wouldn't say these were fugly at all!! I could see some snuggly kids quilts being made up with these! Thanks so much for the giveaway. Jxo

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  41. I would probably make some placemats with the blue and green fabrics and donate the rest for mission quilts. :)

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  42. Oh wow!! LOVE several of those fabrics-- (actually, I've been dreaming about some of that Tanya Whelan for a while now- literally! :-)!! If I won, I can think of several projects that those prints would work wonderfully in... all the way from my "dreamed of" picnic quilt to adorable little dresses for my little Clarabel (she turned 9 months old on the 5th -- and is the apple of her Gigi's eyes!) Thank you for your generous giveaway!! The winner will be one thing for certain-- LUCKY! :-) (and very happy, I'm sure)!

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  43. Those are really cute -- I have two of those prints! :D

    Hm, I'm not sure what I'd make with these... I always use flannel for quilt backs, though. Thanks for joining the party!

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  44. Thanks for the giveaway of those "fugly" fabric. I could see making a really cool iPad cover.

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  45. I dont see no Fugly fabric ;-) I'd use it maybe on a quilt but most likely on little pouches. Love pouches!

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  46. I have a lot of little gifts to do and these would make great pouches or mini bags. I'm also erraticly working on a Bottled Rainbows quilt and could use some of the red based fabrics!

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  47. wowzers these are beautiful fabrics! I would make blankies for my little girls.

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  48. Those are hardly fugly. I would make pouches or mini quilts, as I still need some practice with those.

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  49. I have made two charity quilts this year so far and want to make at least two more in the near future. I like to use pretty fabrics and I think these are. I would make some kind of quilt for one of my charities out of this if I won.

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  50. Follower of your blog .These aren't fugly. Loving the first and 5th fabric in picture 3. I'd make some sofa throws or mini quilts

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  51. I'm seeing swoon blocks, tote bags, a mini quilt or dolly quilt for my 4 year old...oh I love them

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  52. These are so NOT fugly..... they are yummy, and if I won them I would sit ans gaze at them for a while and enjoy them, and then I would make drawer string bags and purses from them (because that is my favourite thing to make) x

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  53. Wowza - these are awesome and would be incredible in a quilt I'm making my oldest daughter....or into a mini quilt, or perhaps a mug rug for my grandmother!! The choices are endless

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  54. Wow, these are great! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  55. man oh man oh man...quilts for my daughters to brighten up their new bedrooms (we've just moved) - especially love those NOT SO FUGLY flannels

    will follow so I get two shots...and to see more of your lovely stuff of course :-)

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  56. Ohhh.. a skirt for my baby girl ?

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  57. I'd have a go at making a bag with the florals, and that Joel Dewberry would go in a quilt. Thanks for the chance :o)

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  58. Wow, these are not fugly !!

    Thanks though :)
    And I have no idea of what I'd make with them...

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  59. Another quilt! Gorgeous fabrics by the way!!

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  60. You have a new follower! I'd make something for a new baby.

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  61. I'd make something for a new baby and maybe a little purse or two.

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  62. Not so fugly? Not fugly at all :D

    Im a follower :)

    Catarina Appelgren

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  63. I would do a quilt :)

    Catarina Appelgren

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  64. Well I don't think their "fugly" at all. SMILES You know - one girls fugly is another girls snugly ! :-)
    I think I'd like to do something with a raw edge so it could fuzz and frey
    thanks for the chance to win.
    Love your fugly's.
    Cathy Byrd

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  65. I'm a newbie follower. :0
    Cathy

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  66. I love all of these!! Flannels will be perfect for some baby bibs I'm about to start making, and the rest would find a home in some purses...or minis...or something else pretty!

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  67. I'm also a follower, thanks for the chance! :)

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  68. I would make a quilt, of course. And these aren't fugly by any means.

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  69. I am also a follower of your blog.

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  70. I would use the flannels for my scrappy bib backings. The rest I'm not sure yet, but I love the herringbone fabric so much.

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  71. These fabrics aren't fugly! I'd probably make clothes for my daughter. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  72. These fabrics are not fugly! They are wonderful! I would make yoyo's with this fabric. I am working on a quilt for my king size bed and I need 2500 yoyo's. These would fit in real nicely.

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  73. these are lovely fabrics - I'd make a lap quilt :)

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  74. Lovely blog and fabric. I would make a quilt!

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  75. I'm into disappearing nine patch crib size quilts, I just love all the variations. I could make a lot of squares, I think the fabrics are great! Unless I absolutely love what comes together, I donate the quilt to our local hospital or our Women's crisis center. I love doing that too. Thanks.

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  76. I would love to use some of those fabrics in a swoon quilt. The rest would be used in donation quilts.

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  77. I would love to give these fabrics a new home. I will pet them everyday and take very good care of them. I will take them out to play every now and then too. Please let them come live at my house.

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  78. I'm making a color wheel quilt and I WANT them!

    Thanks,
    carrie dot hare@gmail.com

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  79. A patchwork bag or tote. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  80. I've been into making zip pouches lately and would pair them up to make neat designs.

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  81. I am a new sewer and would LOVE some fabric to create with! Thanks for the opportunity!

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  82. I would probably just hoard it, haha. No project in mind, but the fabric is gorgeous!

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  83. These are not fugly, I could give them a good home!

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  84. hmmm... I'd make a pouch or a bag or a quilt. Too many options!

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  85. Not fugly at all! Think I'd make some totes. Thanks for the chance!
    ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

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  86. I'm a new follower
    ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

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  87. OMG, as my 4yr old likes to say, there is NOTHING "fugly" about these fabrics!!!! I would so make her a new quilt for her bed out of most of theses, and cuddle with the rest!!!

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  88. I am a new follower.
    Great blog

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  89. These aren't fugly. At least they won't be once they are paired with the right non-fugly fabrics to make a cute little lap quilt.

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  90. Nothing fugly about that bunch! I'd put them into my stash to make an awesome quilt with, of course!

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  91. I see some prints that I am salivating over. (Need to wipe my keyboard!)

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  92. as I still haevn't won any fabric in a give away I still have q quilt promise undone for my kid sister (12) - she "caught" me entering a give away and shot one question after the other at me until I promised her to make a quilt for her if I ever did win fabric. She's stuborn like me, so she decalred she doesn't want a quilt made from bought fabric. She sure is giving me a hrad time.

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  93. Our guild has recently committed to making quilts for foster children in our county. These would definitely go into a quilt for some lucky child!

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  94. Wow, they're not too fugly at all! =) I'd make pouches, or mug rugs or pair them up with something else for a tote...who knows, all those choices....thank you!

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  95. I'm back to say I'm your newest follower! :)

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  96. Thank you for the giveaway! The fabric is beautiful! I make prayer quilts for my church and I would use the fabric in one of my prayer quilts!

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  97. You have some seriously lovely fabrics here! Definitely see a quilt with a few of these combos!

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  98. I am a new follower. #101 actually. That must be a lucky number don't you think?

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  99. I would make some placemat and bag for summer, thank you! Girl's Reversible Dress at your Etsy shop so cute! I have 2 boy, hope next one will be girl)))

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  100. Aww, these are pretty! I'm not sure yet what I would make but more than likely something for my girls :)

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  101. If I win I would use for a quilt for the car.

    http://richardquilts.blogspot.com
    Stop by for my quilt givaway to guess my babys b-day and weight.

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  102. I am a follower

    http://richardquilts.blogspot.com
    Stop by for my quilt givaway to guess my babys b-day and weight.

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  103. cute cute cute. Now while I would be very tempted to use these for a quilt for myself, these would be perfect for a charity project I am working on (specifically, making dolls for children a homeless shelter, inspired by this site: http://www.enchantedmakeovers.org/).

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  104. So much creative potential with these fabrics. The flannels for doll quilts for my nieces... then I see bags and wallhangings for the other fabrics.

    Thanks for your lovely giveaway!

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  105. Thanks for the chance to win. I'm just starting my first quilt so these would go to building my stash!

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  106. Thank you for putting these up for grabs. I would line an upcycled denim bag.

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  107. I can see some of these prints as part of a half apron -- so cheery looking!

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  108. I am a new follower - always a treat to find a good blog!

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  109. yay love some of those fabrics!

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  110. so not fugly! i'd have to stash em!

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  111. Wow! I think I would make some bags. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  112. Those are really beautiful fabrics! They would be great in my scrap quilt. Thanks for the chance to win. Joyce-ccarter13@windstream.net

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  113. I'd use these to make a baby/children's quilt for our church quilt ministry. We send quilts to orphans in foreign countries. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  114. perfect for mini quilts, or kids' aprons!

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  115. Definitely not-so-fugly. I'd add these fabrics to my small stash, and they'd end up in various quilts someday.

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  116. Such cute fabrics indeed!
    They would be perfect for a scrappy happy quilt ...

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  117. im looking to make an Oh Cherry quilt...using sarah fielke's pattern on the Lecien website...these would definitely boost my non-pink stash!

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  118. Well I see I never entered for your giveaway. I would use you lovely fabric in a baby quilt, lots of babies due Aunt Lisa is busy busy thinking up designs for boys and girls. Thank you for the giveaway. No fugly here.

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  119. Oh these are beautiful! Aren't the party fabrics supposed to be ugly though?! Would love a chance at winning these!

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  120. I'm going to make a bean bag cover for my 1980's chair that is spilling beans all over!

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  121. I'm a follower from the Fugly party.

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  122. lots and lots. But I would start with some of the flannels and make some oh so sweet hankies for my little person who has a cold. Thinking it would be a soft colourful cheery way to wipe a nose :) Anna B

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  123. There are a lot of lovers of your 'so called' fugly fabric! ME, I'd use them to make my rainbow magnetic fishing sets & beanbags. Hmmm might throw in a twirly skirt or two for my wee one who is very into anything twirly these days. Thanks for the fun.

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  124. Hope I am not to late. Just got Amelia off to bed and these would be great for me to learn to make some cloths for my baby girl. Maybe some little play dresses : )

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I so love your comments! I read all of them and reply when I can. If you don't hear back, I'm lost under a mound of scraps or outside jumping on the trampoline with the kids. Jodi. xx