21 May 2012

Giveaway Day: Zippers Like Wow!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! 
Congrats to our TWO winners!
Winner #1 will get a 100 pack of zippers.
Winner #2 gets a pack of 50 zippers.
I sent you both an email and will need to hear back from you with your addresses by Monday at noon.

Didn't win? Don't be sad -- you can save 10% on your on assortment of zippers from my etsy shop, Key Lime Supplies, with coupon code: ZippersLikeWow. 


Hurray for Sew, Mama, Sew Giveaway Days!

The last time I participated, I met lots of great new people, gained some new fans to my blog, and had a blast! I ended up mailing about 10 packages of zippers for that giveaway!

This year, I am giving away a box of 100 zippers in all colors of the rainbow! (Here's my listing on etsy if you don't want to wait.)  You'll get 100 plastic teeth zippers in all colors of the rainbow -- the zippers range from about 10 inches up to 36 inches -- you'll get mostly very long 18 inches or longer zippers! [This is open to anyone worldwide!]  This will be enough zippers to keep you busy and outta trouble for a long, long time!

This giveaway will close on May 25 at 5 PM pacific standard time.

To enter, just leave me a comment telling me about the coolest project you have ever completed -- whether it's sewing, drawing, painting, or anything else!

You don't have to be a follower to win, but I will be super happy if you decide to become one! In fact, if you are a follower or become one, you can get an extra entry by leaving an extra comment telling me that you are!

Want another extra entry? Head on over to the Key Lime Supplies facebook page, like it, and leave a comment telling me the type of supplies you'd like to see in the store. Then come back here and leave another comment telling me that you visited.

Or visit my etsy shop, Key Lime Supplies, then come back here and leave another comment to tell me your favorite item in the shop!

(Yes, you can do all three -- which means you can get up to four entries for these zippers!)

Plus: if I get at least 200 entries, I choose a second winner for a package of 50 zippers!
For every 200 after that, I'll chose another winner for a small sampler package of zippers!

P.S. I have a free 100 year old vintage postcard that you can download.

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED!

388 comments:

  1. Wow, I wish I weren't #1 since it never wins. I sure could use some zippers! Thanks for the chance!

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  2. What an awesome prize!! I would love to win all these zippers!!!! My favorite project is my kaleidoscope quilt made with Soul Blossoms.

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  3. The coolest project I've ever completed is a quilt I made for my sister.

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  4. Is it cheesy to say my coolest project was my kids? Yes? Okay, I did finish up a full swoon quilt for my mom for christmas and I was pretty darn impressed with myself over that.

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  5. The best project I finished was my diaper bag.

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  6. what an awesome prize! My coolest project must be the sampler quilt we have on our bed - all hand quilted.

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  7. I created a Mad Hatter doll that I am particularly proud of. Love that piece!

    jinglesells at gmail dot com

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  8. Love all those zippers! I think the coolest project I have completed so far is a completely hand-pieced and quilted tumbling blocks quilt for my oldest son.

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  9. Hm, I don't know that any of my quilts are particularly "cool," haha, but I definitely love all the ones I've made. :) Thanks for the chance to win!

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  10. My favorate project was painting vintage looking signs for my wedding - I still have one hanging in my halway that says "Happily Ever After Starts Here..."

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  11. ooh, awesome giveaway!! My favorite thing to make is cute little clothes for my girl. :)

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  12. I liked your facebook page

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  13. My must have item in your shop is Rainbow 100 piece wholesale long zipper lot 12 inches plus

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  14. Hmm, the coolest project? Can I be totally corny and say my children? LOL... Okay, in all seriousness... I guess I'd have to say, my high school prom dress!

    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

    daintyrevelations at gmail dot com

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  15. I sewed 224 of my lunch bags for a huge order. It was quite the feat with the time frame I was given. My husband helped me as well :)

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  16. I liked your page on FB. Hmm, I don't know what I'd suggest you carry... you seem to have a lot of bases covered! :)

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  17. I just favorited your shop on etsy :)

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  18. i love zippers.... :)

    my coolest project is, i think, my TARDIS mini quilt. i am still wishing i had better photos of it. that's what i get for last minute late night swapping!

    you can reach me at supersharmie at gmail dot com :)

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  19. I'm still a beginner sewer, but I'm pretty proud of the pajama pants I made!

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  20. I've only sewed on a handful of zippers, on purses/pouches. Now I want to try a dress w/ a zipper in the back instead of buttons. Thanks for the chance to win such a great prize!!!

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  21. Thats a lot of zippers! Coolest project was exchanging a rad wallhanging quilt I made to an artist friend who painted my basement walls to look like stone.

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  22. I made a cute double layered skirt for my daughter once.

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  23. I do not think mykids think my projects are cool but my favorite project was a monogrammed garment bag for my daughter

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  24. I like the zipper packs from Key Lime supplies.

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  25. My coolest sewing project is a lovely lined jacket for my daughter.

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  26. I am a follower....a new one!

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  27. My coolest project is always the next one I am going to start...I love them all! Thanks for the chance...what a grand prize!

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  28. Wow! What a great giveaway, so many zippers! I love the princess costume I made for a my daughter's halloween costume a few years back. I also made a Mad Hatter hat for my costume that I am still pretty proud of. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  29. I made the big flag for the school play. Weeks later walking in I saw this one hanging in the reception, the photo of Queen was moved away to make space for the flag. LOL. It was two years ago - and it' s still there ... I guess they really liked it. B.r.,

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  30. My favorite project is a pretty recent one - I just finished a quilt based on the game Tetris. It took forever, and I'm super thankful that it's finally done, because I love it! I also love zippers, and bright colors - thanks so much for the giveaway!

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  31. Last year I made a quilt for my brother and his bride, as their wedding gift. I picked out all of the fabrics and managed to not botch the piecing, either.

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  32. Hi there! The coolest project I ever made was constructing a full sized kimono from 3500 clothing tags. I was contracted by an artist to bring her art to fruition.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  33. The coolest project ever...the quilt I am making for my hubby!

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  34. my best project was my memory quilt for my grandparents!

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  35. I want one of these from your shop , Black Resin Setting Cabochon Cameo French Vintage 1950's style.

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  36. Thanks for the giveaway like wow! :) My coolest project is probably the New York Beauty quilt I made to use some fabulous fabric that my friend brought me from Thailand.

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  37. The coolest thing I made was a mini quilt for my first ever swap, it was the first pattern I ever followed and I was amazing as how great it turned out !

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  38. My coolest project is a vintage quilt I'm working on....as a new quilter it's been a challenge and I love he 30's repro fabric so much I'm saving up vintage feedsack to make another 30's quilt

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  39. My favorite thing in your shop is that cute brass bunny!

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  40. My coolest project was probably the simplest one I've ever done...making snuggies for all of my nieces and nephews!

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  41. My favorite item from your shop is the vintage lace!

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  42. Hands down, the peacock feather dress I just finished. Over 300 peacock feathers, a corset, and a frilled bolero jacket... it was intense. But totally cool. Thanks for the comment on mine, and just in case my random number comes up, I'm clearing a spot in my sewing pile. :D

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  43. The coolest project I've completed is a pillowcase for my boyfriend. hastacualquierdia(at)yahoo(dot)com(dot)ar

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  44. The coolest project I ever made was a mosaic table using piece of smashed blue coffee mugs. It took forever to find that many blue mugs and even longer to piece each of those pieces onto the table. But, my husband (then boyfriend) loved it and we still use it to hold our record player

    Desi
    weeshareblog@gmail.com

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  45. blog follower

    Desi
    weeshareblog@gmail.com

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  46. FB fan- Desiree Glaze

    Desi
    weeshareblog@gmail.com

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  47. my favorite thing in your shop is all the lovely zippers (and the 2 yards of lace trim)

    Desi
    weeshareblog@gmail.com

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  48. it's not a sewing project, but my family and i spent this weekend working on my brother's eagle scout project - building benches for a worship site at the lutheran camp we attend. it was hard work but totally worth it!

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  49. Cool giveaway. My neatest project is a gypsy costume I made for my daughter one Halloween. Thanks for the chance to win. Linda

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  50. Wow. That's grand. I love zippers. I love sewing on zippers to all sort of zipperable garments - since I know if I don't use them, I'd use my trademark BIG BUTTON theme.... much to my husband's amusement.

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  51. My project was a layered skirt that I wear everywhere.

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  52. I've done some paintings I am really proud of and then my x&+ quilt was quite an accomplishment! I didn't win any zippers last year maybe this time around.

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  53. It changes all the time, but right now, I'm pretty happy with a chevron patchwork dress that I just made. Thanks for the giveaway! sneakfuzz at hotmail

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  54. I made a beautiful quilt using Amy Butler fabrics for my daughter when she left for college. Smething made with love to keep her warm when she is so far from home. Thanks for the zippers!

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  55. Love the zippers!!, I love making bags with zippers. Coolest is my Farmer
    s Wife quilt. It turned out so wonderful.

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  56. I am already a follower of you - thanks for the great giveaway.

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  57. I have done a number of projects that have amazed me - knitting Christmas stockings with names, dates, figures, etc.; recovering outdoor cushions; making cluthces/bags with zippers. Thanks.

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  58. Great giveaway. The coolest thing I ever made was a book. I've taken two bookbinding classes, and it's such an awesome craft.

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  59. I 'Liked' you on FB - thanks.

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  60. I can't think of the coolest project I ever made, but I do know that my latest purse is the most useful! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  61. Well I went over to your Etsy shop - you have a treasure trove of stuff - lots of ideas, etc. Thanks for sharing.

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  62. Coolest project was a jumper and blouse with matching piping for my daughter.

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  63. The first dress I ever made :)

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  64. thanks for the giveaway! I could really use some zippers :) The coolest thing I've made so far is my Happy Mochi Yum Yum Drunkard's Path quilt :)

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  65. My very first quilt! I couldn't believe that I actually made one, and now I'm hooked!

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  66. Coolest project I ever made was a bathing suit for myself where I drafted out the pattern from scratch! It was horrendously difficult but the result was amazing and even my plus-size frame looked good!

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  67. The coolest thing I've ever sewn is 4 identical quilts from my grandfather's old shirts. They were gifts for my cousins this year. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  68. Oh I love zippers! My favourite project so far is the pleated clutch purse I made for myself. I've never made anything that complicated, with pleats on the outside, internal pockets, edge bindings and magnetic clasps. It's not perfect, but I'm thrilled all the same.

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  69. The coolest project I ever made was my first quilt! I was so happy that I could do it!

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  70. I think the coolest project was a quilt I made for my friend's wedding.

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  71. my favorite project is my first pair of shorts i sewed for my son.

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  72. I'm not sure which of my quilts is my favorite probably the one I made with It's a small small world theme

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  73. Awesome giveaway! My favourite project was a giant landscape cross stitch I did for my hubby as a wedding present. It's just gorgeous (and he thinks so too!). Thanks for the chance to win!

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  74. Coolest to date would be my first two quilts for each of my children. Pretty special I think.

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  75. The coolest project I ever completed was putting in our tile bathroom floor with my husband!

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  76. I think the coolest project I have completed has to be the teepee I made for my sons for Christmas. They love it and have so much fun almost every day.

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  77. I think my main completed project is crocheted cardigan I finished at school and still wearing :) love it!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    Best wishes,
    Tatyana

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  78. I love sewing play things for my son, I recently made him a car play mat and he loves it.

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  79. I'm still working on it, but a Project Life album would have to be the coolest project I've done!

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  80. Darn it - you discovered my kryptonite!! ZIPS!!!

    Thanks for the chance - Cleo
    cleo (AT) techgear.co.za

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  81. im a follower too!

    Thanks for the chance - Cleo
    cleo (AT) techgear.co.za

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  82. ooooh those blank journals look delish!!

    Thanks for the chance - Cleo
    cleo (AT) techgear.co.za

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  83. I'm still working on my coolest project- a sampler quilt in tangerine, aqua and grey- I'm loving it!

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  84. My coolest project so far has got to be my wedding dress. I haven't worn it yet, but when I do, it will feel good to know that it is definitely a one of a kind piece that no one else has.

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  85. I love your Vintage Brass Woodland Tiny Deer Pill box in your Etsy store. I've never seen anything like it!

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  86. I visited your facebook page and left a comment under your post that you left on Sunday.

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  87. My coolest project would have to be my Minnesota Pines art quilt.

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  88. One of my coolest projects is the fully lined dress for my daughter that I made the pattern for myself.
    Thanks,
    Erin
    emstone28@gmail.com

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  89. My most amazing project so far would be my boys (although they are technically works in progress). ;)

    On a crafty note, my coolest project was a jumbo stitched burlap hanging.

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  90. My coolest project so far has to be my first skirt! :D Navy with white polka dottys x

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  91. My coolest project is usually the one most recently finished, LOL! I'm especially proud of my Manhattan Handbag. ;-)

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  92. My daughter, of course. Craftwise, the first sweater I made her (a bsj) which was in use for two years plus.

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  93. I like the vintage lampwork beads. Thank you!

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  94. love me some zippers! I loved the digital scrapbook I created of my kids last year!

    ykatrina at hotmail dot com

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  95. The quilt for my nephew's bed... the biggest thing i've ever done! and the fact that he loved it, that just made me so happy, because with children you never know right?

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  96. Wow, great giveaway! Thanks for the chance! I just finished a fun wool felt crown for my youngest daughter and she and everyone who has seen it has loved it...and it was super fun to make! One of those things I could go entirely overboard on. Thanks again! Great shop by the way!!!

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  97. I made a cinderella wedding dress a few years back - worked my fingers to the bone

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  98. Best project I finished - my Terrain skirt!

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  99. awesome giveaway! I think my favorite project so far has been a quilt for my mom :)

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  100. My favorite projects have been quilts, but I don't think I can pick just 1...A disappearing 9 patch I did is on my bed now, so I guess that is one of my top choices!

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  101. i made a quilt for my dd that turned out great

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  102. Cool give away! My favorite project that I recently completed was my very first corset. It wasn't perfect, but I felt so accomplished when it was done.

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  103. My favorite project was a quilt for my son, complete with airplanes (his favorite thing) and lots of orange (his favorite color.) Thanks for the giveaway.

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  104. I think the coolest project I ever completed was a quilt I made for my sister. I hand dyed all of the fabric, pieced it and then hand quilted it. It took forever but was very much worth it.

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  105. That's an amazing lot of zippers!
    The best project I ever finished was a quilt for my son, I was so pleased to have it completed!

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  106. The coolest project I made was a nursing nightgown. It is black knit with pink FOE trim and a lettuce hem. I think it is very pretty!
    brooke at richardchurch dot com

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  107. I love my batik bargello. It was fun and turned out really cute.

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  108. I love zippers, what a great prize! The coolest project I made is/was paper flowers for my sister's wedding. It isn't until October, so I am done with a few varieties and still working on a few more. I sure hope she likes them as much as I do.

    craftinomicon@gmail.com

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  109. Cool project at my house always include kids. We've made wall collages with scraps of fabric and when we could't find the right shade of pink we colored something else with fabric markers. Also made a spider costume, a ladybug costume, and Toy Story Woody's vest.

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  110. What an amazing prize! The coolest thing I've ever made would have to be my most recent bellydance costume. I love it so much.

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  111. And my favorite item from your store (besides the zippers) would be the black resin cabochon settings. I could make some awesome jewelry with those.

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  112. My favorite project is a current one. It is a hexagon quilt made with Daisy Jane.

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  113. In my opinion the most amazing thing I've ever made is a spider-web quilt made from selvages. It is still in the process of being made, but every time I look at it I think- WOW! Thanks for the killer giveaway.

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  114. I love the tiny nautical pins! I want to get some real bad!

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  115. Love all my quilts, but the favorite is always the most recent - the Mumbo Gumbo pattern by Pie in the Sky quilts. Would love to try some zippered projects - like laptop or ipad covers!

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  116. I love the chevron quilt I recently made - too bad it was a wedding gift for someone else!

    Julia @ Stars&Sunshine
    starsandsunshineblog at gmail dot com

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  117. I liked Key Lime Supplies on facebook :)

    Julia @ Stars&Sunshine
    starsandsunshineblog at gmail dot com

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  118. My favorite items in your shop are the zippers :)

    Julia @ Stars&Sunshine
    starsandsunshineblog at gmail dot com

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  119. And I'm a new follower here :)

    Julia @ Stars&Sunshine
    starsandsunshineblog at gmail dot com

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  120. Love all my quilts, drapes and making chutney!
    Need zippers to expand my project lines.

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  121. I think the coolest thing is - although small - my iPad cover. I use that thing constantly, and still love it every time I look at it.

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  122. The coolest project that I have done was screen-printing my own fabric.

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  123. I will have to get very busy sewing bags if I win these zippers!

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  124. My favorite prosjekt is a heart quilt.
    I made it over several years - when i learn a new teknik - that means a new heart - until enough for a wall quilt <3

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  125. mmmmm, coolest thing i have ever completed.... i was pretty stoked when i made my very first ever machine quilted quilt all by myself without any help from my mamaw!! she taught me to sew and has been a huge help to me with inspiration and advice.

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  126. Um the coolest thing so far is my mini art quilt, it was a real experiment in fmq and I love how it turned out

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  127. My favorite project ever was a pair of purple socks. I reach for them any time I feel like my feet need an extra hug that day.

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  128. The coolest thing I've sewn is 9 handsewn felt fruits from my own patterns, each embroidered with one of the virtues mentioned as a "fruit of the spirit" in Galatians 5 in the Bible. They were a gift for my niece's first birthday and I have them as my blog header because I love them so much!

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  129. The Chirstmas I made lap quilts for all of my kids was pretty cool. I'm very proud of those quilts.

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  130. This is an awesome giveaway! Thanks so much. I love zippers, but currently have a huge stash of short ones so have had a hard time justifying buying more long ones. My favorite project I ever completed was my 3D chile ristra quilt.

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  131. The coolest project has to be my oldest daughter's Halloween costume from last year. She wanted to be Celia from Monsters Inc. ,and it really turned out cute.

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  132. The coolest project I ever completed is still a WIP. Almost four years ago, we moved from the burbs to a farm. In a little under two years, we took it from a house and some land to a fully-functioning homestead complete with a garden, orchard, and a barnyard full of animals. Sometimes I still can't believe that we did it, but it has been the best, most life-changing project we have ever undertaken. I am also pretty please about the wonky log-cabin picnic quilt I made last summer out of some Denyse Schmidt fabrics ;)

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  133. My three sisters & I made a memory quilt for my Dad (he'll be 92 next month). It was the greatest experience. He has it hanging on his wall. Thanks for the giveaway.

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

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  135. the coolest?...probably the crocheted afghan i made my sister ..the colors came out really awesome and it had a floral motif :) raineoc@yahoo.com

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  136. following :) raineoc@yahoo.com

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  137. I think the neatest thing I have made is the cute little toddler backpack I made for my granddaughter.

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  138. I love zippers and am taking the zippered pouch class at the Fat Quarterly retreat soon so I could really use these for when I return and just want to make zippered pouches all day!! Coolest thing was my shaggy rag time quilt.

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  139. My favorite project is probably my Cosmo bag because after 1 1/2 years it's still working great & I fill it up and carry it to work every day. :)

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  140. My favorite project is probably my first quilt. I made it many moons ago and started with a bed-sized quilt. It is amazing what you can do when you don't know better - ha ha! Love the zippers!! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  141. I am a new follower of your blog -- thanks for the extra chance to win!

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  142. I made an awesome zombie quilt

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  143. I started following you on Google Reader

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  144. I liked your facebook page

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  145. I actually like the zippers in your shop best!

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  146. I made my daughter a Little Bo Peep costume last year and it was the talk of the neighborhood.
    mframe00@gmail.com

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  147. GFC blog follower- mframe00
    mframe00@gmail.com

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  148. Quilts are generally my coolest projects, but recently i have made embellished anatomy sweatshirts with multiple mediums and layered stencils. They turned out pretty freaking cool :D

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  149. I made a zip up hoodie for my nephew for his birthday. I forgot how cool it was until he came over wearing it last week. That night I cut out the fabric to make 2 from that pattern for my daughter. What a coincidence that I am waiting on zippers for them. :)
    kirkwood0419(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  150. My best project ever completed was 187 leaded glass windows for one house!

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  151. My coolest project is my 2 children! I love making quilts and my favourites are always the one I give away. It is neat to see how happy they make people and how well they suit their personality. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  152. My husband and I made a baby gate! check it out http://coveredinmodpodge.blogspot.com/2012/03/diy-baby-gate-or-my-husband-calls-it.html

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  153. I like the harlequin bookbinding tape.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  154. My projects become like babies to me. As soon as I finish I think this is the best 'purse' ever. The biggest projects I made, besides draperies, was an aircraft cover for our open-cockpit biplane.
    Lots of specialty fabrics.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  155. I just finished a design your own patterns for stuffed animals and I made a narwhal. It is so cute and chubby. I am pretty proud of the design and look forward to making more. I still haven't worked with zippers yet, but would love to try!

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  156. The one thing I am most proud of was made for a friend of my husband and myself. We met her online and then drove two states away to meet her and her husband. We did this a number of times and then when they were going to be married I made them an awesome wall hanging. He was a firefighter and thinking of how that would be a part of their life throughout their marriage given the fact firefighters are pretty much on call every waking hour of the day if a big call comes in. I decided to make a wall hanging.

    I had just gotten my first embroidery machine a few months before and hadn't even done much at all on that machine as it still scared me. I jumped in with both feet and decided to not only go with such a huge project but that I would also use satin fabric matching their wedding colors. I had NO idea satin was not something you really wanted to embroider on for this size of a project. I had no problems at all which shocked everyone that saw it. Anyway, let's try to shorten this ~ I embroidered a firefighter knelt down with an axe on the ground with the head of the axe on the ground, handle up with the firefighter head down on his hands which were over the hand of the axe. On either side of him I embroidered a single long stemmed rose. Then below him I stitched out the entire firefighters prayer. Once completed I put it onto a board, matted it and then framed it. It was about 24 inches long if I recall but it turned out just beautiful. The groom when he opened it and really took a good look actually started to cry. And then the bride and I followed soon after. They still have that hanging in their house which makes me smile.

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  157. I just clicked the GFC to follow and also entered my email to follow via email.

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  158. I just checked out your Etsy shop and the one thing I liked the most were your zippers. You have so many and in so many different colors. I NEED zippers very badly but haven't bought them from the store because they are so expensive to buy just one or two.

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  159. I recently made a model of the larynx for a course I was taking-- possibly the strangest thing I've ever made, but it turned out really well!

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  160. I like your little pillbox containers-- so different, but cute!

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  161. i finish my daughter's first sundress
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom

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  162. gfc follower
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom

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  163. I made a mini cathedral quilt a couple months ago.

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  164. One of my favorite recent projects was a drawing of a chicken for my mom. I made a frame to go with it and it all turned out really well!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  165. I love your nautical charms and the swans- beautiful!

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  166. I'm getting all excited just thinking about the chance to win these! I have a serious obsession with zippers!. Thanks for the giveaways!

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  167. My latest project was the coolest. A mixture of printing on fabric with my inkjet, a little acrylic ink and lots of thread painting. Lots of fun.

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  168. Neat shop! Love all the zippers and the cloth tape.

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  169. Liked you on Facebook and left a comment.

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  170. Hmm, so far it was a Black and White Memories Quilt with Black and white photos. http://www.flickr.com/photos/pileofabric/7221163964/in/set-72157629784323866/

    I had a ton of fun making this for a very special reason!

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  171. What a awesome giveaway! I think the first quilt I ever hand quilted is the neatest thing I ever made!

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  172. I am a new follower, thanks!

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  173. the coolest project I ever made might have to be the memory quilt I made my husband of our first year of dating.That was over 40 years ago.

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  174. Lots of fun zippers. I'd love to win them so I can start practicing sewing zipped pouches! Thanks for the generouc giveaway.

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  175. I made a baby quilt for my son that I'm fond of.

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  176. I like the 100 zippers in your Etsy shop!

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  177. I thikn the coolest project I ever made was ... My 3 kids hahaha does that count?? I also made a sock giraffe which my daughter loves so it's really special...

    xo Steph

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  178. Peasant blouse. I'm making lots of them :)

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  179. My favorite has to be the quilt I just finished for my new baby, I think it's my best one yet! Thanks for the lovely giveaway!

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  180. My fave project is my Garden Fence quilt! I made it for my niece as a wedding present!

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  181. I like your brass swan pill box!

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  182. I love your zippers. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  183. I'm a happy follower of your blog. Thanks.

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  184. Your Etsy shop has amazing goodies - my favourite is the Crimson Red Adhesive Fabric Book Cloth Tape. Thanks again for the giveaway.

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