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Fat Quarter Shop Sponsored Blog-iversary Giveaway!

Hello! I’m doing this in a separate post today for simplicity’s sake. So here goes!

A year ago today, I started out at www.excellcrafts.blogspot.com. I had no idea there were thousands of craft bloggers; I’m kinda glad I didn’t know, really.

I soon decided a name change was necessary, so www.sewhappygeek.blogspot.com was born. But it wasn’t long before I started to want things that Blogger couldn’t provide. So I learned some HTML and started my own website, www.sewhappygeek.co.uk. I am so glad I did!

In the past year, my tastes in sewing have become a bit more specialised: I do a lot of quilting and only a little bit of handbags and other things. So my blog has changed too. But I still try to do a tutorial every Tuesday, and I freely admit that connecting with you guys has been the #1 thing that keeps me going.

So, with all that, I think it’s time for a celebration, don’t you? In order to celebrate my new pattern, Square It Up, which is on sale in my etsy shop and on Fat Quarter Shop’s website, the kind fabric fairies over at Fat Quarter Shop have generously offered a quilt top kit to one of my readers!

Here’s what you’ll get:

That’s worth nearly $60!
Here’s how to enter:
  • Go to Fat Quarter Shop and tell me your current favourite line.
  • be a follower of my blog (just tell me how you follow – RSS, GFC, etc)
  • be a follower of the Jolly Jabber, Fat Quarter Shop‘s blog & leave me a comment telling me
  • if you tweet or facebook about this giveaway, let me know – there are handy icons at the bottom of the post to make it easy πŸ˜‰
  • BONUS: if you follow me via Facebook or Twitter, tell me which.
That’s 5 chances! Have fun! The giveaway is open till Saturday, 3 September, when I will do a post announcing the winner. If the winner has left a correct email address I’ll try to email as well. Winner chosen using the And The Winner Is plug-in on WordPress.org.

Β© J C Excell, 2011

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268 thoughts on “Fat Quarter Shop Sponsored Blog-iversary Giveaway!

  1. FQS is one of my favorites! Am waiting for several new lines to arrive, but right now I’m loving Terrain by Kate Spain! Thanks for the give away!

  2. Today I like the Sophie line. So many great fabrics that my favorite changes frequently! Thanks for the chance at your giveaway.

  3. there are so many lines I’m in love with. Upcoming favourite is Ruby by Bonnie and Camilla but I’m still in love with Buttercup by Fig Tree Designs

  4. Don’t add me to your giveaway, you’ve already made me a blanket (plus I wouldn’t have time to create such a gorgeous quilt anyhow). But I just wanted to say that your square it up quilt design is gorgeous! πŸ™‚ x

  5. Ooh, I’ve been dying for some of the happy mochi yum yum, though I love all the fabrics at FQS. πŸ˜‰

  6. It is so hard to pick a favorite at the Fat Quarter Shop (I like them all!!!), but today, I am really liking Midnight Secret Garden.

  7. I love that pattern, you are one clever lady!
    My favourite line at the moment is Citron Gray by Michael Miller, makes my mouth water!
    thanks for the giveaway.

  8. I’m really liking Terrace Veranda. Purple and gold – my high school colors. Awwww..

  9. Im loving ‘Hoo’s in the Forest’ from Riley Blake, that said there is such an AMAZING choice on FQ shop!

  10. I’m following the Fat Quarter Shop Blog through GFC (although I appear to have lost my head, and become all grey and boring!)

  11. I have been making a lot of baby stuff lately and I’m in love with the baby safari collection. So adorable!

  12. My favorite item in the Fat Quarter Shop is Amy Butler’s Organic Soul Blossoms fat quarter bundle!

  13. Oh my goodness… so many favorite fabric lines! Some of them are Terrain by Kate Spain, Little Apples by Aneela Hoey, Prince Charming by Tula Pink, all of the Secret Garden collections by Sandi Henderson…. Too many for my poor bank account!

  14. My favorite thing at FQS currently is Alexander Henry Grey and White And Sew On Yardage. I am a huge Alexander Henry fan and I love this print. Thanks for sharing and congrats!!!

  15. I love A.Henry’s work and Children at Play is still a fav. Thanks for the chance πŸ™‚

  16. I am a follower of your blog – via Blogger. No technical knowledge of HOW I follow you though :s I get on blogger and read the new blog posts. eh

  17. I’m currently in love with the Rosebud Faire by Andover fabrics. They are soft, lots of detail and restful.

  18. I just cannot wait until Kate Spain’s Terrain comes out in yardage! I’ve got 2 charm packs and it’s so much prettier in person! That’s probably my favorite fabric from Fat Quarter Shop right now. Well, that and the Dr. Suess Grinch fabrics – so fun! Thanks for the chance to win the pack. And congrats on getting your patterns at FQS! How exciting!

  19. I’ve been a follower of your blog since before Stashtacular! I follow you the “old fashioned” bookmarking/favorites list way. Love all your tutes and blog entries! Thanks again for the chance to win!

  20. I also follow the Jolly Jabber the “old fashioned” way. I love the “3 for me” series they’ve been doing. I love to see what other people’s favorite fabrics are and with that series, we get to meet more of the staff too. Thanks again!

  21. I follow your blog! I think it’s by RSS or whatever happens through google reader. πŸ™‚ I originally found a tutorial on moda bake shop of yours that got me started.

  22. I have no 1 favorite line, but I really love Children at Play right now. It’s just so cute, nostalgic, and whimsical.

  23. β€’Go to Fat Quarter Shop and tell me your current favourite line.

    Currently I really do love Warm Memories…is it the feel of that fabric? I keep ordering it.

  24. β€’be a follower of my blog (just tell me how you follow – RSS, GFC, etc)
    I follow through Google Reader

  25. β€’be a follower of the Jolly Jabber, Fat Quarter Shopβ€˜s blog & leave me a comment telling me

    Yes I do subscribe to the Jolly Jabber in Google Reader as well as go there directly from the FQS.

  26. β€’BONUS: if you follow me via Facebook or Twitter, tell me which.
    I follow you on Twitter

  27. if you tweet or facebook about this giveaway, let me know – there are handy icons at the bottom of the post to make it easy
    I tweeted about the giveaway! 7:08pm EST

  28. I love Kate Spain’s Terrain line. So gorgeous, I can see so many quilts and pillows and bags out of these fabrics! Also congrats on your blogaversary! =)


  29. Good morning ~ I just came here after seeing a tweet from FQS.
    My current want/favorite (ok ONE of the many haha) is “Good Luck Happy Mochi Yum Yum”. I just love the fun colors in that and another reason is that I have a Grandson born three days ago now that I need to make a quilt for as well as one for his big sister who just turned 4 yrs old, four days ago. I think that would be great for a couple of little quilts.

  30. I am now a follower via GFC and if I spot a way to subscribe via email too then I’ll be following that way as well.

  31. Well, I was going to post that I was a follower of Jolly Jobber but decided to doublecheck first….oops..guess I wasn’t a follower on GFC, only via email subscription. I am now following them on GFC as well.

  32. I posted that I like this post on facebook. πŸ™‚ Seriously, I love your blog, and I love your pattern. That fabric is lovely, so I hope I win! Thank you for the opportunity.

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