Friday, August 21, 2015

Can I Get A Whoop Whoop? A Big Milestone, and a GIVEAWAY!!

Hi, all!

Here it is, Friday again - and time to get our whoop whoop on!  Are you ready?  I certainly am - I've been waiting for this day for a long time and can't wait to celebrate with all of you!  So let's get started!

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A few weeks ago, I noticed something on my blog statistics, and started keeping a close eye on some of those figures.  Then just the other day, I saw what I had been looking for....


One Million Page Views!!!

How cool is that?


And not only that, but this week I passed 300 followers on Instagram!  

I think all that deserves a celebration!
So let's have a giveaway!!


One lucky person will win this one-hour basket full of all kinds of quilt-y goodies...


And here's all you need to do to enter!

For one entry, leave a comment on this blogpost.  Just to make it interesting, answer the question of the comment before yours and leave a question for the next commenter.  I'll start it off for the first commenter with this question - Mac or PC?

For additional entries, you can do any or all of the following:

Link up with Whoop Whoop Friday below!

Be or become a follower of this blog.

Be or become a follower of @fabricaddictquilts on Instagram.

Share on your own blog or Instagram about this giveaway. 
(leave a link to your post or your Instagram handle in a comment.)

Leave a separate comment for each entry (except for linking up - I'll get those entries from the linky list).
You can enter until Thursday, August 27th at noon EST, and the winner will be announced next Friday, August 28th.
Who knows - maybe it will be you!!

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And now it's your turn!

What's making you whoop it up this week?


What's got you dancing the happy dance?

Share - we want to dance right along with you -

And it's always more fun to dance with friends!

The party will stay open until Thursday 8/27 at noon -

Hope to see you there!

Hugs!

Sarah



343 comments:

  1. Chocolate!
    Hand or machine piecing?

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  2. Foundation piecing or applique

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  3. Machine piecing.
    Congrats Sarah! Wow, more than a million pageviews and so many followers.

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  4. Since there's no question before me I'll answer yours. I'm a Mac person. Hard copy or PDF pattern preference?

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  5. I follow your blog via GFC.

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  6. Applique!

    Pre-wash fabric or not?

    Congratulations on reaching the million what a great.milestone to reach!

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  7. Only if the colors are very bright! Do you label your quilts?

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  8. Both, it depends on how many miles the trip is.

    Yoga or traditional workout?

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  9. Yoga :) Thanks for the chance Sarah! And CONGRATS!!!
    Hand quilted or machine quilted ??

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  10. Machine Quilted! What a fun way to make comments!!
    Yardage or Precuts?

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  11. Machine quilted! Congratulations Sarah! Dog person or cat person?

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  12. Cat person. Yardage and others scraps.
    Congratulations, Sarah!
    I love and use vintage machines, so Vintage machine owner/user or new bells and whistles plastic machine user?

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  13. Congratulations, Sarah! I own and use a Kenmore computerized sewing machine, but I also own a vintage Singer treadle machine that is still missing a few parts. I do plan to get her functional eventually, though, so I guess I'm both :)

    Do you prefer your treats to be sweet, salty or both?

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  14. I prefer yardage over fat quarters
    I'm a dog person
    I like salty and sweet treats
    Day or evening quilter?

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  15. Day quilter on my days off.
    Congratulations on your milestones!!
    Longarm or domestic quilter, or pay someone else?

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  16. I'm trying to quilt my own quilts on my domestic machine. Messy stash or neat stash? 3305school@gmail.com

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  17. My stash is relatively neat. :) Thanks for the generous giveaway and congrats! on 1 million page views!

    Winter or Summer?

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  18. Long arm quilter! I love it!

    Cotton thread or poly for quilting?

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  19. I follow via Bloglovin'.

    sew4given AT aol DOT com

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  20. Poly. Morning person or night owl?

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  21. I follow on Instagram and my handle there is katyquilts

    Thanks for the chance to win! And congrats on your milestone!

    sew4given AT aol DOT com

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  22. Congratulations on your million page views and 300 followers! Boo hiss -- katyquilts forgot to ask me a question, so I'm answering Debbie McDonald's question:
    Previous night owl, now more of a morning person -- as long as no one dares to speak to me before I've finished my coffee. ;-)

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  23. Whoop-Whoop! To your fun blog and Instagram milestones. Thanks for the giveaway.
    khnmdronchi (at)sbcglobal.net

    I use cotton thread.
    Dog or Cat or no pet?

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  24. prefer a dog but I have no pet - thanks for the give away Sarah
    Hand quilt or machine quilt which do you prefer?

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  25. A million views is a huge milestone. Don't you wish you had a million pieces of fabric to go with each view?
    I am a dog lover, no pet at this time, just sit my grand doggies.

    My question - Chocolate, milk, dark or white?

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  26. I follow via Instagram :) I am @MeadowMistDesigns

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  27. Chocolate milk for sure.

    My question - What is your favorite tool or notion for quilting that you did not get in a quilt shop?

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  28. Congrats!

    Looks like the 2 above me posted at the same time, so I will answer both

    I prefer the look of hand quilting but machine quilting is so much faster so that is what I do.

    Milk Chocolate, with white a close second.

    My question - Do you drink something when sewing? Coffee, tea, water, or something stronger???

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  29. Sometimes, I drink coffee but I'm usually so worried about a spill that I don't.

    My question = Do you go to your county or state fair to see the quilts?

    svonfumetti at yahoo dot com

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  30. I follow via BlogLovin

    svonfumetti at yahoo dot com

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  31. County fair to see our church raffle quilt with a ribbon!

    Congrats on your impressive milestone! Hand or machine applique?

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  32. I have gone to the county fair to see quilts and have even entered some there. My question: Do you buy fabric at Joann's?

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  33. Both hand and machine -- not that I get the hand ones done but I like to do them. When did you make your first quilt? Thanks for the opportunity to win a lovely looking basket of goodies.

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  34. Wow fun way to comment! Summer but not too hot:) Sewing Machine?

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  35. Very cool giveaway set up. Sewing machine? I'm only allowed one? I use a vintage Singer Rocketeer for piecing, a basic brother for quilting, and am in the process of getting a featherweight in working order for traveling. (I also have 3 more featherweights that my MIL has asked my husband and I to look at.)

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  36. For got to ask a question. Oops. Favorite kind of fabric (i.e. batiks, solids, reproductions, novelty, etc.)

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  37. Congrats on hitting your milestones, Sarah!
    Pfaff at home, Janome 760 for travel.
    Mountains or shore?

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  38. Shore for me. I grew up on the ocean and now live in the mountains! Great, generous giveaway. My question is " do you sew on a computerized or vintage machine?"

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  40. Computerized Janome Horizon is what I use to piece and Free Motion Quilt - sew much fun. My question is do you quilt your own creations or send them out to be quilted?

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  41. Congratulationa Sarah! What an awesome accomplishment ❤️ I've been an Instagram follower for a few weeks now @redbirdquiltco - Cheers!

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  42. Let's not forget I've been a blog follower since Way Back! I follow via GFC (for better or worse). Happy day and Congrats again - thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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  43. a MILLION!?! Congrats! i do all my own quilting, and am really enjoying learning more. Is it raining where you are today?

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  44. Congrats Sarah, what an accomplishment. I'm a follower. No rain in mid Michigan today, the sun is shining brightly. Are you a traditional or modern quilter?

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  45. No rain here!

    Beach or Lake?

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  46. Big congrats on your one-million page views! Truly whoop-worthy! I'm already a follower.
    I'm a 60/40 mix of modern and traditional at the moment.
    Chocolate? or wine?

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  47. I prefer a beach!

    What's your favorite apple?

    lapaceksorchard at gmail dot com

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  48. I too am a follower from Perth Australia and I am a traditional quilter.
    Do you bind quilts by hand or machine ?
    Sue
    sue52g@gmail.com

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  49. Whoop Whoop for you Sarah! 1 million page views is something to crow about for sure!
    To answer Sue's question - I bind both by hand and by machine, depending upon the quilt's use.
    So my question is... what is your favorite time of the day (or night) to sew?

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  50. Follower since the first time I visited you, but just started following you on Instagram (they finally made an app for Windows users) I', @buzzinbumble

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  51. Favorite time to sew? Any TIME!! I'm 24-7 most days. My question? Christmas is around the corner - what is the number one item on your quilter's Christmas Wish List?

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  52. Follow via email and in my blogger reading list too ;) Kathi

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  53. I follow your blog, and my favorite time to sew is anytime before 6 pm. I'm usually out of energy by then.

    My questions is: Chocolate or Vanilla?

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  54. My all time wish is to continue be able to see to sew, as I have some eye challenges, and I do a lot of charity sewing. I follow you on cloud. feedly. A friend set me up with it. I love your ideas and enthusiasm. Question, Make one project at a time, or have many going?

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  55. I want EQ7! This paper, pencil, ERASSING is so old school. Open seams or press to one side?

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  56. I follow your blog...religiously!

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  57. I have EQ6 but necer learned how to use it :-S My question, do you quilt your own quilts or send them to a quilter?

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  58. Congrats! Pressed to the side. Gotta nest those seams. Are you a pinner or no?

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  59. YES...I'm one of those extreme pinners! Gotta have those sharp pins too...yeah I'm kinda picky but it works for me. Thanks for the sweet giveaway, Sarah...love the basket! My question: since I am currently on vacation, do you make a point to visit a quilt shop when you are out of town on vacation?

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  60. I'm a pinner--some of the time. If I can press it together I prefer to do that, but sometimes it just won't work. Where do you look for quilting inspiration?

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  61. You go, girl! Congratulations on the milestone! My answer: I look for quilting inspiration on the colorful pages of magazines, any magazine will do. My question: What do you do when you enter a quilt store and don't find what you are looking for: leave, or purchase something else?

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  62. I find inspiration in solving quilting problems...Not enough of a fabric, a color I Have To Use... A special gift for a special reason.
    My question is; Do you ever get up extra early to sew?

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  63. Is my husband reading this? I rarely leave a quilt store empty handed -even when I can't find what I'm looking for. It's like dress shopping, the perfect dress is always the one you weren't looking for. My question - The perfect holiday is on the coast or in the mountains?

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  64. Congratulations on one million! The perfect holiday could be either coast or mountains. How about we alternate years?

    My question - where is your favorite quilt retreat?

    Kathy at ycreekquilts@gmail.com

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  65. The Oregon coast is beautiful so you would definitely find me heading to the coast. My question - solids or prints?

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  66. Holy cow! Congratulations on an amazing milestone and thanks for the chance to win such a generous gift! My answer to Cynthia Brunz Designs question is prints. Although I would like to make a solids quilt. My question: how many quilts have you made? If it's a lot, just ball park it! :)

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  67. I follow your blog!

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  68. Prints! :) Question, Triangles or won't touch them!

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  69. I'm a long-time follower of your blog ... and now instagram, too =)

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  70. I blogged about your giveaway! http://www.sewcraftyjenn.com/2015/08/wip-wednesdayfinish-it-up-friday.html

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  71. I follow your blog on Feedly! Congrats!!

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  72. I follow you on IG! I'm @sewcraftyjenn :)

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  73. Following on Instagram: @jodiiiwatson

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  74. Solids. Congrats.
    Background white or cream?

    kcummings71@gmail.com

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  75. I'm following you on Instagram .
    Thank you .

    kcummings71@gmail.com

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  76. I'm now following your blog .
    Thank you .

    kcummings71@gmail.com

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  77. I'm now following your blog .
    Thank you .

    kcummings71@gmail.com

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  78. I'm following you on Instagram .
    Thank you .

    kcummings71@gmail.com

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  79. White.
    Coffee or tea?
    congrats Sarah!!

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  80. Tea!
    Water with lemon or without?

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  81. One coffee in the am, one tea in the afternoon. If I could only have one, it'd be tea.
    Summer or winter?

    Congrats, Sarah; love your blog. :-)

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  82. Shared your giveaway on my post:
    http://musingsofamenopausalmelon.blogspot.ca/2015/08/bella-on-graffiti.html

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  83. Love your blog, which I just discovered today! Winter, definitely.
    Coke or Pepsi?

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  84. Congrats on your mil views! You are loved :)

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  85. Congratulations.... Coke..... Beach or Mountains

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  86. I was a coca cola person. Congrats on you million views. Prewash or no.

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  87. Mountains - they ground me! Congrats, Sarah!

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  88. Congratulations! No prewash. Traditional or modern quilts?

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  89. 1-I already am an avid follower. 2- Mix them up. 3- Wow!!! A million views, how awesome is that!

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  90. I follow with GFC. A million views is amazing.

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  91. I am now making more modern quilts. The first several years I made traditional. Spring or Fall?

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  92. Great giveaway! Definitely Spring! Here's one - machine-sewn or hand binding?

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  93. Hand binding on the back! Congratulations! Sew over pins???
    Susie

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  94. Nope, never sew over pins. How many UFOs are in the works at your place?

    Ann

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  95. I just added them up this week. There are 37 quilts in some stage of progress. Frightening, right? What is your favorite designer to make quilts with and why?

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  96. Brigette Heitland I would say is my favorite designer. I love the patterns and fabrics she comes up with because they seem to be so fresh and modern and just what I am thinking of at the moment she creates them. She has a couple new lines coming out called Paper and one later called Ink. Love them. Okay so my question is where do you find inspiration for your quilts?

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  97. Hello Kris,

    Absolutely anything can give inspiration for quilts - crockery designs, pictures in books, fabric designs, leaves picked up when out on a walk...

    My question - would you rather sew to Italian baroque or heavy metal?

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  98. Definitely Pepsi!!! Cats or dogs?

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  99. Gosh, my question couldn't have been that difficult could it?

    Congratulation Sarah! I have put a mention and link on my blog.

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  100. Congrats on your milestone, Sarah!

    Dogs! Plain or peanut M&M's?

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  101. Thanks for nice give-away.

    Peanut M&Ms. Bias or straight-grain binding?

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  102. Thanks for nice give-away.

    Peanut M&Ms. Bias or straight-grain binding?

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  103. Straight grain so far. Have you started Christmas shopping?

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  104. Bias Binding :) Would you rather only wear purple or orange for the rest of your life?!

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  105. I'm a redhead, so definitely not orange, it would have to be purple, although to be honest I would rather it be green or blue. LOL
    Do you prefer cats or dogs?
    missysaprons@gmail.com

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  106. I follow your blog!
    missysaprons@gmail.com

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  107. Congrats! Love the contest. Purple! Elvis or the Beatles?

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  108. I follow you on Instagram!
    missysaprons@gmail.com

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  109. Congrats, Sarah!! I would wear purple for the rest of my life...it happens to be my favorite color!
    If you had to give up either chocolate or coffee, which would it be?

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  110. Chocolate. I need the coffee, just want the Chocolate. What colour are your eyes?

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  111. Green. Binding -- machine stitch or hand stitch?

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  112. Hand stitch binding.
    Question: beach or mountains?

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  113. I follow you. I think you were my first follower.

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  114. Hmmm hard question. I like both. Depends on my mood and cravings.
    Winter or Summer????

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  115. Been following for about a year now!

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  116. Paper - its compostable and renewable!
    Ebook or paper book?

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  117. Audio books, so I can listen and quilt at the same time.

    Quilt your own tops or send them to a longarmer?

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  118. Quilt my own.
    What is your binding philosophy match or contrast?

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  119. I'm a new follower and congrats on your million+ views!

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  120. 1 million!?!! Whoop Whoop! That's super cool - and 300 on IG! I'm excited to almost be up to 100 on IG. Congratulations to you!
    I follow via bloglovin

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  121. Binding philosophy sounds very high toned :) I like it! It depends on the quilt whether I use contrasting or matching.
    Ice Cream - cone or dish?

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  122. Congratulations on such an amazing milestone! Thanks for the fun giveaway!

    The question before this was Ice Cream - cone or dish? Definitely cone.

    Question for the next person: Where do you want to retire?

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  123. Where to retire? Right where I am—I'm already retired. Love it here. Paper book or e-reader?

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  124. Congratulations of a million views. What a milestone! I prefer paper books but use an e-reader all the time since we travel so much and that's an easier way to carry several books. My question: How many sewing machines do you own?

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  125. I'm a long-time follower of your blog. Thanks for the opportunity to win your generous giveaway.

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  126. Three!
    Warm colors or cool colors?

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  127. I follow via bloglovin!

    t_ktl at yahoo.com

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  128. Congratulations on your impressive milestone! I usually prefer cool.
    Do you enjoy making small quilts or larger bed size?

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  129. I love warm colors! :)

    My Question.. Do your prefer/love Winter or Summer?

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  130. Warm colors for me!

    Baby or lap size quilts?

    Sandy A

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  131. I follow your bloc through Blog Lovin!
    Sandy A

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  132. Am a Follower already, thru Email & Bloglovin :)

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  133. I have made an equal number of lap size and baby quilts... I enjoy making lap size quilts!! My question: Snow or Rain?

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  134. I'll answer scottylover's question :) Baby quilts are course :) Such a great giveaway!!Thanks so much for the chance to win

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  135. I have tweeted about this great giveaway :) https://twitter.com/Myself19771/status/634926242827911169

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  136. Lap quilts..tropical colors or civil war shades
    I follow by email and bloglovin

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  137. Lap quilts.
    Do you use starch on your fabrics while making a quilt?

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  138. Tropical colors...........

    What pre-cut do you like?

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  139. I like Charm Packs - lots of possibilities.
    What is your favorite color to quilt?

    And WTG, Sarah, on all those page views - totally awesome!

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  140. My favorite color to quilt is blue.
    Not sure if this has been asked or not but hand bind or machine bind??

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  141. Machine bind (and, I agree with your blue). Living in the mountains or by the sea?

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  142. Neither, I live in the flat panhandle of Texas.

    Favorite season?

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  143. Following Fabricaddictquilts via IG

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  144. Summer!
    Strawberries or blueberries?

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  145. I already follow your blog. Thanks for the opportunity to win, and congrats!!

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  146. Red.

    How many machines do you have?

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  147. Three. Regular sewing machine, serger, mid-arm quilting machine. Mountains or beach?

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  148. This is fun! I think mountains.
    Day or night quilter?

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  149. Mountains forever :)
    What's your dream's country to visit ?

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  150. Ireland.

    Do you see the beauty of imperfection?

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  151. Yes, I believe some people call it "wonky"! Congrats on the stats, Sarah! Pin or not?

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  152. I follow you by email and love every post!

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  153. Well, mostly not but I do on sometimes. How many UFO's do you have?

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  154. No pinning. Hand or machine applique?

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  155. Definitely machine. I love the look of hand applique, but I don't think I'll ever have that much patience.
    Save every little scrap or pitch them?

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  156. Congrats, Sarah! I save a lot of scraps, but not every one. I have been known to pitch them and then rescue them later!
    What's your oldest UFO?

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  157. My oldest UFO is 2 years old, but I only have 3 total. :-). What time of day do you like to quilt?

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  158. I'm a new follower on Instagram, as Ceciliaquilts. Thanks for the great giveaway and congratulations!

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  159. Did not see an either/or question so I'll just answer the last question posted. My oldest UFO is a batik quilt I pieced when I lived in Ecuador 3 years ago. Thought having a long arm would eliminate the stash of quilt tops. Who am I kidding?! So, white, red, or something in between (wine that is).

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