01 March 2011

march madness GIVEAWAY!!!!

i'm feeling kind of saucy today! it's the first day of March and i am thinking along the lines of "March Madness" here on my blog. i am having my very first giveaway and i think it's a doosey. in the giveaway you have the chance to win 12 Fat Quarters of "Rouge et Noir" by Michael Miller and a 100m spool of red Gutermann thread.

the rules...there are a couple...to be entered into this drawing you can do the following for each chance:

1. leave me a comment and tell me what you would like to do with these FQ's
2. become a follower and leave an additional comment to tell me you did so.(if you already follow...leave me a comment too)
3. blog about my giveaway and leave me a comment with your blog name/post.

simple

i am super excited for one lucky person to receive this bundle and i will use a random generator to pick the lucky number on Sunday. this giveaway closes Saturday night at 9pm (PST).


{ i am able to make a good throw size quilt top with 12 FQ's }


good luck and let's have some fun in March!

166 comments:

  1. I would mix these with black, white and red solids and make a quilt for my daughter who is now too old (9) for a girly quilt and is now insisting she needs a boy quilt - go figure :-)

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  2. I want to make a superking size scrappy strip quilt/throw for my bed and at this very time am trying to source black red and white fabrics for this project. I love Michael Miller designs they are always so cool.

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  3. I'd love to make a throw quilt or picnic quilt. I love the black and red fabrics!! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  4. Those fabrics would be a great addition to my stash to be made into a quilt in the future.

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  5. I would make a quilt for myself!!! I love love love RED!

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  6. blogging about your giveaway as we speak. millermania6.blogspot.com

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  7. I would use these FQ's to make a cute quilty hospital gown for my sister's niece. She's waiting for a heart transplant, and I would love to make her some "pretties" while she's there.

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  8. I would use these fat quarters to make a very nice quilt to cuddle under when the winter comes!We still have summer here so I would still have time to make one!

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  9. I am a follower.I love to visit you!

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  10. Blogged about it!
    laurajahjah@blogspot.com

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  11. I'd make a Snowblossom block quilt- it would suit these graphic prints so well! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  12. why a doll quilt or a mug rug of course. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  13. Don't you think these would look great as a kaleidoscope or drunkard's path? That's what they say to me! Gorgeous!

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  14. Long-time follower already!

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  15. Hmmm...well I would add the reds to my stack for the redwork quilt I'm working on. Those crowns are just amazing...I don't know yet how I would use them, but they would definitely find a good home eventually.

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  16. Sweet giveaway! I definitely use these in a quilt. I'm just starting to build up a little stash and I'd like to make a red and black quilt someday. Zig Zag maybe .....

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  17. I'm already a follower of your fabulous blog!

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  18. I think they'd be incredibly fun to make a bag with. joleehamlin [at] comcast [dot] net

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  19. follow your blog! joleehamlin [at] comcast [dot] net

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  20. I never made the first ORB quilt and think these would be fun for that. This fabric makes me think Marti Gras (even though it isn't purple and gold).

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  21. (lrmcdonald2000 on flickr) Probably a quilt :) Red is my favorite color, I like black adn white prints, and I love polka dots, so this could be alot of fun!

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  22. I would make some great kitchen pieces... aprons, pot holders etc :)

    caitlindevlin(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  23. I'm a follower :)

    caitlindevlin(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  24. Gorgeous fabrics! I would love to make a new tote bag and matching wallet with these! A wall hanging would be awesome too!! Thanks for the chance to win these!!

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  25. I am also now a follower! I NEED these fabrics!! :-)

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  26. I don't have a blog, but I posted a discussion thread in My Favorite Quilters for you, does that count?
    http://www.flickr.com/groups/745332@N22/discuss/72157626178604244/

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  27. These are my all time favorite colors.
    Im thinking stars...

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  28. My bedroom/sewing room loft space is decorated in black, gray, red and white, so these FQs are perfect for me!
    I would make a minky-backed stole-style quilt to wrap up in while I craft at my table on chilly nights, and to throw over my bed decoratively during the day. Any extra bits would be used for pincushion, needlebook, and other sewing accessories.
    heidig@gmail.com

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  29. I am a new follower of you lovely quilty blog!
    heidig@gmail.com

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  30. AAAAHHHHH! I can't believe this! Nichol this is a HUGE give away! Oh man I would make that single girl quilt I was telling you about. Oh it would look so beautiful with a gray solid!

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  31. Also by chance I was coming over today anyways to become a follower, becasue you rock and to my surprise I see this beauty!

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  32. I posted it at my Lailie Lynn. I would make each circle a single fabric color and I'd fussy cut the crowns, oh man pick me generator!

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  33. I've been saving up some black & whites for a log cabin quilt that has just a few bright prints mixed in. Would love to add these to the stash for it. And I would save the reds for a Christmas quilt wallhanging.

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  34. I'll post this to my blog on the sidebar under 'giveaways'.

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  35. If I was lucky enough to win your generous giveaway I would have to give the fabric to quiltinkimmie!

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  36. I am now a follower - like your blog!!

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  37. I would make a quilt with a couple of fun lil creations of my daughters. She draws out these cute cartoon characters. I would do the two that represent herself and her best friend Emily. So I could give it to her when she gets home.

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  38. I also Follow .. lol but of course I do .. because I love my lil sister and what she makes .. its always something beautiful

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  39. I posted on my blog about the giveaway .. lol .. wish I had more followers ... in time ..

    but I'll post and share it on FB too ..

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  40. Nice giveaway Sister. thanks for the heads up. You know I've been doing nothing but cleaning.

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  41. Daughters- what to do with them. They use your computer and never sign out

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  42. I have couple of baby showers to attend so I would make baby quilts with these fabrics. The colors are great to stimulate the baby.

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  43. Hey babe, this is awesome! I am already a great big follower of my big sister! But I don't think I'll get to blogging about it. :)

    Love you!
    Jenn

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  44. Dolores (aka DeeRoo from Flickr) contacted me and is unable to pull up my blog due to internet issues...so I am entering her name in here for the drawing! Good luck Dee! ;)

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  45. Oh wow what gorgeous fabric! I have always wanted to make a black and white quilt with a touch of red. This fabric would be PERFECT!! Thanks!

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  46. I would make a quilt for my sister.

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  47. I was just looking at some tutorials on doing a string quilt at Quiltville. I would add a couple of tones or solids and go for it with these. Just so ya know, Wayne Manor sent me over!

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  48. I am a Follower. (Love your doll quilt)

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  49. Love these colors! I would make a lap quilt as a late birthday quilt for a friend.

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  50. I'd love to make a quilt with these fabrics.
    Thank you for the generous giveaway.

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  51. I honestly don't know what I would make yet, I'd probably just drool a little, then fold and refold, and then think of something completely different from what I might write here. Though, at the moment I'm thinking maybe placemats (since my kitchen and dining room are decorated in red). Thanks for a fun giveaway!

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  52. I would make a set of place mats and a table runner with this cute fabric!

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  53. Happy to take part in this giveaway. These fabrics would make a great quilt for my daughter in law. The colours are just what she adores. Thank you!

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  54. I'm in the mood to make some quilted tote bags. I love black and red fabric so those fat quarters would work wonderfully!

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  55. This looks like a stylish lap quilt to me!

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  56. new follower! ps. love the font on your blog!

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  57. I am a friend of Summer Millers!!!

    I am hoping to soon be expecting my 9th baby and I would love to make a new quilt :)

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  58. I am now a follower of your blog!!

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  59. I've been collecting red, white and black fabrics to make a quilt. These would definitely give me enough to get it started.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  60. I posted on my blog and then I am also going to forward that post to my face book page!!

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  61. http://momofthebunch.blogspot.com/

    Forgot to give you my link!!

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  62. Honestly, it will sit in my closet for the next 10 years until I have the magic time to do anything with it, but in my dreams I would make some wonderful something to go in my bathroom. I have a picture that I think matches this fabric beautifully.

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  63. Here's another comment: PICK ME! :)

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  64. Nickel!!! Well you know that I dont quilt much so I would probably make some really cute purses out of this ADORABLE fabric!!!

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  65. I am now a follower of you! Excited to have a chance to win!!!

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  66. Oh my goodness! I think it would be way cute to make a cute oversized purse!! Or I am thinking a cute patchwork skirt for my 3-year-old. Thanks a million!

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  67. I think I'd made some kitchen thingies--quilty potholders anyone?

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  68. I'm a new follower--thanks for the chance to win!

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  69. red is my favorite color! i think i would make a quilt for little ol' me :)

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  70. Nice colors. I would make alot of yo yo's. Thanks

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  71. I would love to make something for my Mom! She loves black and red and white! I would make a few other little things too! I don't have much of this colorway myself!

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  72. Hi! I am a follower now! I look forward to stalking your blog! It is always so nice to find new blogs to be inspired by!

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  73. Whew! That took me a little while to post on my blog! It's done!

    http://coffeebeansdailies.blogspot.com/2011/03/giveaway-time.html

    Come on by and have a look! Thank you too for the opportunity to play along and win, MAYBE?? (never do) or should I say, (haven't YET!!)

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  74. I'd make a lap quilt for my daughter who is at uni at the moment - pattern to be decided!

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  75. I just love b&w and red quilts, so I would go for a nice lap quilt. I'm an Arizonan, but I don't know what desert you live in/near. Love to hear more about how that inspires you.

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  76. HAPPILY FOLLOWING YOU!
    THANKS FOR SHARING!

    jldouglas@wispwest.net

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  77. LOVE THESE FABRICS+WILL MAKE ME A HOBO BAG FOR SURE! THANKS FOR SHARING!

    jldouglas@wispwest.net

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  78. I have this great pattern for a black and white wall size quilt that has a sprinkling of red and these fat quarters would work into that project so well. Of course it would be donated to the nursing home to be used as a lap robe for a senior... I currently have 8 quilts cut and ready to sew for them

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  79. Gorgeous! Thanks for the great giveaway. I'm thinking I would make a table runner and matching pot holders for my kitchen.

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  80. I would make a quilt with these fabrics. I made a red, white and black queen-size sampler last year and love it! Thanks for the chance!

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  81. I'm a follower. Thanks for the chance!

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  82. I blogged about your giveaway at http://salliessampler.blogspot.com/2011/03/march-madness-giveaway-from-desert.html

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  83. If I win this fabric i would make a fun lady bug quilt for my little girl. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  84. ooohhh great fabric. Looks like a bag or purse to me.

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  85. I have been wanting to start quilting for a long time. These beautiful pieces may be just the motivation I need to try making one!!

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  86. If I am lucky enought to by the winner of your fantastic giveaway, I will probably make a quilt for my oldest daughter. She is very much a RED color girl. Thanks for the opportunity to enter your giveaway!

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  87. squeel! I LOVE black & White and RED! I would definitely use these to make a lap quilt

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  88. With that fabric, I would probably have to make something for... myself! Probably a quilt or maybe a bag! The colors go great together!

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  89. I would make a picnic quilt for my friend who is having surgery. She loves these colors!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  90. What would I do with these FQ's? HOARD HOARD HOARD! LOL

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  91. shhhhhh! I would make a lap quilt for the hubby. The fabrics are perfect for a project for him.
    nsue21702 at gmail dot com

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  92. I am a follower now :) Thank you for organizing this giveaway for us!
    nsue21702 at gmail dot com

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  93. I'd love to make a fun quilt with these - maybe for a friend. :)

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  94. I'm a new follower of your blog. Thanks for the giveaway chance! :)

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  95. I just blogged about your giveaway at: http://quiltyascharged.blogspot.com/2011/03/giveaway-at-desert-quilter.html

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  96. I am now a humble follower and would love to make a hexie quilt.

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  97. I have always wanted to make a b/w/r quilt - how gorgeous! A stretched boxed square would look lovely with these.

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  98. I'd use these in a black, white & red quilt I'm currently collecting fabrics for for my son

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  99. I'd make a lap quilt for my MIL who is in love with black, white and red combinations. I'd be in good ;)

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  100. Wow! fabulous giveaway. I would use the reds as frames for my redwork stitcherie, and the other lovely fabrics for perhaps a large bag/journal cover/ mug rug, there are so many options! :)

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  101. I'm from Georgia, and the Georgia Bulldog colors are red and black. So I'd throw some white or silver with those FQs and make me a Georgia Bulldog quilt. I've got some Georgia Bulldog fabric with the Bulldog logo on it that would go fantastically with these fabrics. Yep! I can picture it now. Guess if I don't win, I'll have to go buy me some of those fabrics. They are beautiful. dmj53(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  102. I'm a new follower. dmj53(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  103. Hm... I would probably make a throw quilt for my grandma, who loves those colors. It would cheer her up a lot... and I don't have a lot of red and black in my stash, so this would be perfect!

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  104. I'm a new follower on GFC :)

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  105. Love those colors. I would like to make a quilt for my living room as it would match my red chair. If there was any left, I'd make a patchwork or crazy patch bag. Thanks for a chance to win! :)

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  106. I've wanted to do a B&W quilt for some time and would add to these fabrics the few white/black that I have collected. Thanks for your generous giveaway.

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  107. I love this colour combo and I think I could make a great quilt with these FQs. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  108. I'm a new follower - congratulations on your first giveaway - nice job.

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  109. I blogged about your giveaway here:
    http://quiltyhabit.blogspot.com/2011/03/colorful-scrappy-saturday.html

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  110. Oh my gosh Nicole, these fabrics are absolutely gorgeous! I have been thinking about making a black and white lap quilt with a splash of red for my dh (his birthday is at the end of July). This would be perfect timing. Thanks for the chance!!

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  111. I am a new follower and look forward to your future posts! Thanks for this sweet giveaway!!

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  112. I would love to use the black and white fabrics in the Snapshot quilt I'm making from Elizabeth Hartman's book. The red ones would make a cute accent pillow! Thanks for the chance to enter!

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  113. I would love to make a bento box lap quilt with these. Have seen one in black and white with pink accents and it looked fab. I am sure it would look awesome with red too.

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  114. I just became a follower, great giveaway!

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  115. I would love to make a purse out of these great fabrics, thanks for the giveaway!

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  116. Gorgeous colors! I would most likely make some accesories with the FQ's. Fabric flowers can be darling on your shirt/coat, in your hair, and on your purse. I might even try to make a few pillow covers for my couch! :) It would be lots of fun!

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  117. I promised to make an office buddy a wall quilt when she retired. She chose a scene with loons (beautiful black & white water birds) - these FQ's would be perfect. Thanks for the chance

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  118. I would definitely put the fabric into a quilt. I'm collecting reds...perfect!

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  119. WOW! What a great response to this giveaway! I don't blame you all....it is a lovely set. The giveaway is now closed....I will post the winner tomorrow! I'm excited to see who gets picked by the random.org generator! GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!

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  120. I would so make a quilt and use some for hexagons.

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  121. these are my favourite colours. Bright, vibrant and saucy (like you - lol).
    Definetly a throw size quilt is on order!
    Thanks for the opportunity
    Gina
    http://gina-catswhiskers.blogspot.com/

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  122. I follow
    Gina
    http://gina-catswhiskers.blogspot.com/

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  123. i would quilt me a sewing machine cover.
    :)
    katz.gali(at)gmail(dot)com

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  124. What beautiful fat quarters. If I owned them I would use them to make "hexies." Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  125. I am now a follower of your blog.

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  126. I have a ton of black, white and red fabrics so I think I would make a large quilt for my bed. I love those colors. Something modern & funky!! Thank you.

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  127. I use fat quarters mostly for making quilts. Occasionally for bags or placemats. Thanks for the opportunity to enter your great giveaway!

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  128. I've been thinking about making a bed spread and those FQs would come in handy. Thank you for the chance.

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  129. it would definitely become a quilt! i'd try the crazy nine patch or maybe a sampler block quilt.

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  130. I would definitely make a small quilt those fabrics are wonderful. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  131. I am now following your blog.

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  132. I blogged about it!
    http://birdolovemoo.blogspot.com/2011/03/saturday-or-is-it-sunday-giveaways.html

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  133. I would definitely make a quilt, probably a baby quilt for one of my future babies, only cause I don't know when we will be pregnant again or if we will have a boy or girl. Those fabrics seem perfect for it!

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  134. Love the colors, I would make a quilt for my living room.

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