Important $1,000 Giveaway Update

giveaway updateI just wanted to let everyone know that the new $1,000 Giveaway is well underway.  However, there was a problem with the “Tell Us What You'd Make With This” option to enter with a comment on the page.  Unfortunately, only a small portion of the comments that readers wrote actually made it to the site.  If you entered the contest this way, you will have to re-do your entry.  Don't worry, it's free and I've updated the fabric selection to make it a bit more interesting.

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We received a lot of positive feedback, so you may have noticed that we moved our hosting to an even larger web host recently.  The site is a lot faster, particularly at busy times like Sunday after the weekly newsletter goes out when many, many readers are on the site.  However, in the process of moving to the new server, the plugin that scans our comments for spam got disconnected, so most reader comments simply didn't make it to the site.  It's all fixed now and thanks to reader, Linda L., for pointing this out.

This actually applies to all reader comments on the site for all the other articles too, not just the contest comments –so if you left an important question but don't see it appear on the page, you may have to re-enter it.  We're really sorry about this, but in complex systems, these sorts of things sometimes happen.

Good luck to everyone in the contest!

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134 Responses to Important $1,000 Giveaway Update

  1. Janet Pierce says:

    It would be hard to decide between a quilt, or even some purses and clothes. Either way, it would be put to good use. Thanks

  2. Dawn gordon says:

    Mermaid matching blankets for my daughters surgery

  3. SherryG. says:

    I would make a quilt.

  4. Denise May says:

    Great fabric! I want a quilt.

  5. Sally Chan says:

    I would like to make travel packing bags, it is bright and happy colors.

  6. Deb E. says:

    I would make a baby bag for a new Mom I know. Plus, a rag quilt for her new little boy.

  7. Jaime says:

    Into bags right now. This print reminds me of the ocean and I think I would make a beach tote.

  8. Marijean says:

    The fabric would be used first for Quilts of Valor and then likely used for samples for the store where I work

  9. Jan.Collins says:

    There are so many things I would love to make! Bags, quilts, gifts, and on and on! Limited only by my imagination.

  10. jesspp says:

    I think this is great! I want to redo some rooms with pillows drapes and lap quilts. This will definitely get me started.

  11. Sandra Strickler says:

    Looks like a tote bag to me!

  12. Anne W says:

    a tote bag

  13. Diane Obernesser says:

    I’d use it for a quilt.

  14. Roslyn Brettle says:

    Looks like more quilts to be made . I make lots for a
    Charity my friends and I are involved in, I think so far this year it’s around the 30 to 40 but who’s counting. Would be wonderful to win hmmmm

  15. Emily sims says:

    There are always projects on my table. I would defiantly do a quilt and maybe more.

  16. Deb says:

    We are part of a group that makes quilts for deployed soldiers and would be so very grateful for luck to fall out way and win a giveaway. Anything at all we receive we make and send.

  17. Dee Joyce says:

    Not sure what I would do as I am relatively new to the quilting world… but I saw a really large and beautiful tote bag when one of the attendees brought hers to a huge tent sale here in NH. It would be great to have a bag that large for all of my goodies that I collect when at that sale. I love scraps. I started collecting them years ago because I wanted to learn how to make a cathedral window quilt. While I probably have enough scraps, I know I will be attending the tent sale next year, so to make a bag would be fabulous….

  18. Laurie Weimar says:

    Quilts, quilts, and more quilts

  19. Rose Lefler says:

    I love the selection of fabrics. I would make pencil cases and tote bags for my grandson’s CO from cadets to take to kids on his annual trip to Zambia.

  20. Ann mayne says:

    Would be blown away if I won

  21. Agneta Ekholm says:

    A. quilt or more, of course!!

  22. I would make myself a blouse.

  23. Kathleen says:

    I could make quilts and all kinds of. It’s stuffed animals and clothes for my grands!!

  24. Nina Burnsides says:

    I would make my granddaughter some new dresses

  25. Detra B. says:

    I’m in love with mystery quilts right now, so I’d use it to make a beautiful quilt. The fabric line is even in my favorite colors!

  26. RobinSue says:

    I make quilts for charity and family, friends and co-workers. I just order a special print from to finish a family quilt.

  27. lamerex4 says:

    I was unable to leave a comment on the link. The link was to fabric on If this is where we state what we would do with the fabric I would make a quilt for a Habitat for Humanity home.

  28. Mary Ann Denton says:

    I would make a quilt for my mother-in-law

  29. Jacqui Porter says:

    I would make a vest for my service dog, a matching collar, and a leash wrap.

  30. Nancy Stormer says:

    I think I would make curtains and matching pillows!

  31. kathybatt says:

    What would I make? I would love to combine it with other Kaffe Fassett fabrics to make a fabulous quilted tote bag! 🙂

  32. StitchinTam says:

    I would make beautiful tote bags and purses to give my friends & family!

  33. Donnie Nicoson says:

    If I won, I would donate all fabric to church for prayer quilts.

  34. heather hogan says:

    I would make a quilt for my bed as I have not made anything for myself, just as gifts for others

  35. Sue Biles says:

    I would make something for my granddaughter and some charity sewing.

  36. Jackie C says:

    The Fabric said “waves” to me, so I’d most likely make an ocean inspired art quilt.

  37. Marie Dexter says:

    I would love to make a tote bag with this fabric! I really like the colors.

  38. Toni Osbon says:

    it would be real if I win. What quilter wouldn’t jump at a chance for fresh fabric, some new tools and notions?

  39. Lillian Woltz says:

    Love, love, love, to be able to sew outfits and quilts for my grandchildren and daughters.

  40. Marian Riley says:

    A great Summer dress.

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