Thursday, 3 February 2011

I'm celebrating ....

.... the fact that my mojo has come back, so I thought this calls for a giveaway celebration.

Remember these quilts?
Or these table runners, which were based on quilt patterns
Well, they were all made from patterns in this book:

This is a book full of gorgeous patterns.  Kim uses clever piecing techniques so you will hardly ever make a half-square triangle and you will find that the patterns are all jelly-roll friendly too as they all use 2 1/2" strips.  I love this book, and so I have got together with Martingale & Company to give you a chance to win a copy of it for yourself.  Of course, Scrap basket Surprises has been out for a while now, so it is possible that you already have a copy on your bookshelf, and if so, why not enter and give the book to a friend if you win?

It's simple to enter, all you have to do is leave a comment on this post.  If you are a follower and leave me a separate comment to tell me that then you will be given another entry.  The giveaway is open to everyone, wherever you live, and will close at midnight GMT on Saturday so I will ask Random.org to select the winner and I will announce who that is on Sunday.

Just a little hint here, Kim has just had her second book published, called Scrap Basket Sensations, which is full of Sensational patterns, and you might like to keep an eye on my blog for some Sensational news about it soon!

109 comments:

  1. ooooh, nice quilts and runners!

    Thanks for the generous giveaway!

    MGM

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  2. put my name in the hat please, I don't have this book. Thanks for a chance to win it.

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  3. Thanks, Sue - would love this book.

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  4. I have been hearing a lot about this book...

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  5. I am a follower. thanks for the chance to win.

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  6. Well - what a lovely giveaway! I'd love to be in with the chance of winning it - thank you, Sue!

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  7. Awesome quilts and runners.
    Thanks for the chance.

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  8. I would totally love to win! Thank you for thinking of us!

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  9. Ohh I want a chance to win, the book. I follow you, if that counts. Thanks

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  10. It's a fabulous book< I love my copy to bits :) And I'd be happy to win another to give to a quilting friend - great idea :)

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  11. Oooh, and I follow you too! Bonus! Thank you :)

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  12. What a lovely giveaway, thanks for the chance!!!
    Please enter my name.
    Hugs,
    Ana

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  13. What a wonderful giveaway! If your projects are examples of those in the book, then I definitely want a chance to win!

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  14. I am glad your mojo is back, I lose mine sometimes and that is when I try getting a quilt cut and ready to go. SOmetimes that helps. Very pretty runners. I like a small project to do so I can have the satisfaction of finishing something. Right now I am working on a bed quilt and it seems to be going so slowly. Thanks for the chance to win in your giveaway. The book looks great.

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  15. I started reading your lead in and was hoping you were giving the scraps to the quilts- a gal can wish right? I'll settle for a great book- nice give a way. cheryl

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  16. Rare half square triangles? Sounds divine and I love the pinwheels in the pictures. Thanks for the giveaway. So glad your mojo is back!

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  17. I am a follower - really enjoy reading your blog and seeing all the lovely quilt projects.

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  18. I have the book and used it a couple of times and am just about to starting cutting another of the patterns, but I could certainly find a good home for it with a quiltie friend!

    Luv.....Ann J

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  19. Definitely a follower :-).....Luv AJ

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  20. I am a follower, and you are right it is a wonderful book, I have it but have yet yo make a quilt from it...what is wrong with me?...Her new book looks amazing and I can't wait to get a copy of it. Sometimes it's nice to have to book just to look at and get inspired!

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  21. So glad the Mojo has returned!

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  22. I'd love to leaf through this book, count me in! thanks for the giveaway!

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  23. I'm a follower! Of course!

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  24. have this book and love it, so I would love to win a copy to share with a friend. Thank you Sue.

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  25. I am a follower, love to read what you are up to and the Christmas quilt-a-long.

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  26. Your projects from this book look awesome. I'd love to win the book!

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  27. I don't have this book yet and would love to win a copy!

    Thanks for the opportunity!

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  28. And I'm a follower ... thanks again!

    jfquilts@gmail.com

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  29. I'm glad you got your Mojo back and are hosting this great giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity to own this cool book.

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  30. I am already a follower of your blog.

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  31. thank you for thinking about a giveaway. Love your blog, makes me happy happy.

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  32. That looks like a very nice book - thanks for the giveaway chance!

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  33. I would LOVE to win this quilting book - please enter me in the giveaway. Thanks so much!

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  34. I am already a follower of your blog - thanks again!

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  35. that looks like a great book-glad you got your mojo back!

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  36. and yep I'm a follower too!

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  37. I am anxiously waiting to see this book - I've read so many good things about it. Thanks for the chance to win one.

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  38. Boy, when you get your mojo back you don't fool around. Yes, I would love to win the book and make some of those beautiful patterns. Thank you mojo.

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  39. Great way to celebrate getting your mojo back!! Please count me in to win this fabulous book - I love what you have created from the patterns in the book.

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  40. You betcha I'm a follower AND even though I own the book I have a special NEW quilting friend that i would love to gift the book so she can start having her own quilt libary! Thanks for the chance!!

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  41. OOOH! Thanks for the chance to win! We never get enough quilting books, do we?! Lovely quilts, and I'm glad your mojo is back!

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  42. good to see I am not the only one with the missing MOJO!! LOL!! Gladits back!!!

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  43. I'd love to have this book. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  44. Gorgeous quilts and runners! It looks like a GREAT book!

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  45. Your quilts are lovely. This book sounds ideal for me, I have MANY small pieces of fabric, and need some inspiration. Thanks for the chance to win! :)
    sandangels1945@hotmail.com

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  46. I am now a follower! :)
    sandangels1945@hotmail.com

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  47. I don't have this book and would love to win it!

    By the way - I really like your valentine page template!

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  48. What beautiful quilts. I do not have this book and would love, love, love to win and make beautiful quilts, like yours with it. Gosh, they are beautiful. And I do so love scrap quilts, charm quilts. Oh my, I'm not sure how I can go to sleep now...I'm going to be dreaming about the quilts I could make.

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  49. Oooh! Count me in please. :-)

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  50. Most of all...congrats on the renewed mojo thing! Would love to win the book ;)

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  51. Blimey, how to get 74 comments on a post!
    What's the mojo producing by the way?

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  52. Can you pass your mojo on to me when you've finished with it Sue? I have to try to get my sewing room organised first though.

    I saw this book on Amazon when "window shopping" on the site. They included this book in their recommendations, maybe they are trying to tell me something - lol!

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  53. It's great when your mojo comes back. It's like reuniting with an old lost friend.

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  54. I'm glad you found your mojo - sometimes it's just taking a break to come back stronger and more creative - I love your background.

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  55. I thought I was already a follower, but I am now.

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  56. I'd love to win this - Thanks for the chance :)

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  57. I would love to win this book. Thanks

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  58. I can confirm it's a great book, it would make a lovely gift for my friend who is also called Sue! I'll look out for Kim's new book too. Glad your mojo's back, it's always a bleak time when that goes walkabout. It sure is sewing weather today.

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  59. Always looking for ideas to use up scraps. The book looks like lots of fun. Thanks for the opportunity to win it. Glad your mojo is back.

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  60. I've been a follower for quite some time. Love reading your blog and being inspired by all you do.

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  61. I'm for *anything* that avoids half square triangles! I'd love to be entered.

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  62. I ordered her new book, but would love to have this one too! Thanks!

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  63. You know I'm a faithful stalker.....I mean follower!

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  64. What a fun giveaway! I love your Christmas quilt, so what a fun way to have one of my own!!!

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  65. I would love to win this book Sue. Thank you for having the contest.

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  66. Glad your mojo is back, Sue. A great way to celebrate - share it! Thanks for the chance.

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  67. I follow because, when you're mojo is on, there's lots going on here:) Thanks again.

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  68. Thanks to you and Martingale for this giveaway. Would love to use this book - on a tight budget so have to win it. Your table runners are lovely.

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  69. Wow 98 entries, you really are beloved aren't you? Well here's 99.

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  70. And I'm a follower, so I get slot 100 too. ;-) Glad to hear your mojo is back!

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  71. Like you my mojo was gone and is also back. What a great feeling.
    I am a follower.

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  72. I would love to win the book. I know I have enough scraps to put it to good use.

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  73. I had forgotten that you made the Past and Present quilt. Isn't that the one your dad claimed? :-)

    Thanks so much for your kind words. I can wait for the "sensational news"! It's going to be lots of fun!

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  74. Oops! I meant to say I CAN'T wait for the news! Ha!

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  75. I'd love to own a copy of this book:)

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  76. I am a happy follower of your blog:)

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  77. YIPEEEEEEE for your Mojo returning! I have that book and love it, and if I win I would love to give it to a quilty friend!

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  78. Love your table runners and quilts. Looks like a great book. I missed the drawing as I was shoveling way too much snow.

    Have a super great day.

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