Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. - A New Sponsor & Giveaway

I am so excited to welcome  The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. as  Happy Quilting's newest sponsor!!!   Julie Boldry, owner and operator, opened The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. just under a year ago!!


I asked Julie to tell me a bit about what got her started in her quilting journey.  This is her story in her words :)

 I have always loved fabric and enjoyed making things.  I remember spending hours at the fabric store as a child while mom picked out our next outfit. I had always been around quilts as my great-grandmother quilted, but they were more of a utility item not a treasure.  As a teenager, I desperately wanted a comforter from the store instead of the quilts on my bed!
     So, in my need to be creative, I tried lots of outlets...calligraphy, paper crafts, embroidery, knitting (that ended badly!) , the list goes on and on.  So, when some friends invited me to their quilting day, I wasn't too sure.  I went, reluctant about quilting, but looking forward to a day with friends.  My third daughter was 14 months old and I needed some grown-up time. ;)  After that one day, I was hooked!  Long story short, The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. was born!  I opened my long-arm business in Spring 2008, started designing patterns in 2010, and expanded into fabric sales in April of 2012.  (Apparently, i get very inspired to start new things in the springtime!) 

 The tag line for The Scalet Thread Quilt Co. is: where modern and traditional meet.  Julie says that means a couple things.  First, it means they sell modern fabrics for a traditional craft like quilting/sewing.   Well that is for sure.  A few examples .

How about some of this Amy Butler, Gypsy Caravan Fat Quarters. So pretty :)

Or this stunning Lime and Aqua collection that Julie put together.  Love It!!!

And seriously, who doesn't love a little Flea Market Fancy??

The second thing Julie says where modern and traditional meet means is that she offers modern services in a traditional way.  She sells via the internet and ship orders all over the world, hence the modern part.  But she does it in a traditional way, with excellent customer service and treats people how they want to be treated.  And I couldn't agree with this more.  It is so nice to find shops that still put so much value on wonderful customer service.  
       
Thank you to Julie and The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. !!!   I am so happy to have them as a part of the  Happy Quilting Family!!! 




And as part of their welcome debut . . .  The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. is giving away a $25.00 Gift Card to one lucky winner!!!  




You have three chances to win, please leave a separate comment for each.  And since The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. is a brand new sponsor here, I thought it might be nice for your entries to allow you to get acquainted :)

1 - Visit The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. shop and leave a comment of what item you might want to use your $25.00 Gift Certificate on.

2 - Subscribe to The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. blog and leave a comment that you did so. 

3 - Like The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. on Facebook and leave a comment that you did so.

So that's it :) The giveaway will close on Sunday Mar 10th and I will announce a winner shortly after.     Good Luck to all and Happy Quilting!!!
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277 comments:

  1. I love the Maritime Chevron Waves

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  2. I liked the The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. on fb

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  3. I subscribed to her blog through google reader

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  4. OH wow ! all the pretties !! I would choose 12 Alchemy by Amy Butler Fat Quarters .

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  5. Being as i have absolutely none (gasp) of the flea market, thats the first thing i would get! Thanks!

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  6. I am following now on facebook /harleywife

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  7. I am also now following Scarlet Thread Quilting on google ! /harleywife

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  8. oh, thanks for the introduction to a new to me shop! And for a great giveaway. I need to get some more Chevron and Simply Color :)

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  9. I am following her blog now.

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  10. How LOVELY...I see lots of bundles in their shop that I would enjoy...some Heather Bailey...Vintage Modern...Flea Market Fancy! I would be soooo excited to win this prize.

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  11. I signed up to get her newsletter...not sure how to follow her blog when I have blogger and she has something different...but I'm following along that way.

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  12. Lots of great stuff. I would probably buy some Riley Blake polka dots. Need more "helpful" fabrics in my stash.

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  13. I would get the Superstar FQ collection- I think it would make a great quilt for one of my sons.

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  14. I have added the Scarlet Thread Quilt co blog to my Google reader.

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  15. I "liked" the Scarlet Thread Quilt co facebook page.

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  16. I think I would get the Mama Said Sew layer cake :-) Thanks for the chance to win and thanks, too, for the introduction to this great shop!

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  17. I subscribed to the blog through Google Reader (RSS).

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  18. I liked the Facebook page, too.

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  19. She has me with the awesome polka dot and chevron selection. Love them all!

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  20. Hi Melissa...I like Chevron..thanks for this chance.

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  21. I signed up to follow her blog :)

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  22. I also liked The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co.

    Sandi Timmons
    sandit1@sbcglobal.net

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  23. I have also joined blog for The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. Looking forward to many more visits.

    Sandi Timmons
    sandit1@sbcglobal.net

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  24. I think I would have to get some of those beautiful blue Farmington feathers! And that yellow bouquet flea market fancy, which is my favorite! She has such a fun selection in her shop, thanks for introducing us :)

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  25. I can think of so many ways to spend that gift certificate. I really like the chevron fabric so I know that will definitely be on my list. Thank you for the wonderful giveway. What a perfect way to get to know The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co.

    Sandi Timmons
    sandit1@sbcglobal.net

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  26. I would get the Amy Butler Gypsy Caravan 10 Fat Quarter Collection. Thanks for the chance to win it!

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  27. I signed up to follow The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. blog via GFC. Thanks!

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  28. I'd love to get some Maritime Moby. What a cute shop! Thanks for the chance to win. :)

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  29. I would probably get some Willow yardage, it's so pretty!!

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  30. Would love to have some of the Westminster Zig Zag in Pink! (and many others)

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  31. That lime & aqua bundle looks really wonderful!

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  32. That Gypsy Caravan bundle looks like a steal!

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  33. I love the lime & aqua bundle!

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  34. I would like to get some charm packs.

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  35. She's got some great charm packs. They are perfect for making puff quilts. I think the Peak Hour pack is my favorite.

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  36. I signed up to follow her blog. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  37. I'd use the gift certificate to pick up some Art Gallery fabrics, which I haven't tried yet.

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  38. I subscribed to the Scarlet Thread blog!

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  39. I'm following The Scarlet Thread on FB!

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  40. Need me a couple of yards of white Plink by Kaffe Fassett!! That's what I'd get with a gift certificate :-)

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  41. I love the lime and aqua fat quarter collection! Cute shop.

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  42. I subscribed to the Scarlet Thread Blog.

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  43. I follow scarlet thread on facebook.
    Thanks to Julie for the giveaway!

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  44. I really like the Maritime Hands on Deck Gray by Riley Blake - 1 yard

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  45. I like the Moda Little Black Dress.

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  46. I subscribed to the blog via email.

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  47. I would choose the 12 Amy Butler Alchemy fat quarters. abengel(at)zoominternet(dot)net

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  48. Oh, Flea Market Fancy, of course, as I STILL haven't gotten any. #slacker

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  49. I like Art Gallery's 'oval elements'

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  50. I subscribed to the Scarlet Thread Quilt Company newsletter. abengel(at)zoominternet(dot)net

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  51. I liked the Scarlet Thread Quilt Company on Facebook. abengel(at)zoominternet(dot)net

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  52. I would love to add some of their Riley Blake chevrons to my fabric stash :)
    ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  53. I subscribe to their blog by email :)

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  54. I'm a FB fan (Rebecca Marie)

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  55. Yay for The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co! With that $25 (and then some :o) ) I would snap up a pre-cut and some solids. I love the fact that she lists her pre-cuts and solids together too. Makes it too easy to grab a fun pack and a coordinating fabric and get to town when the squishy package comes in the mail.

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  56. The Dear Stella zig zags would be my first pick! Thanks for the chance!

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  57. I would get some of the Flea Market Fancy prints. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  58. And I liked The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. on facebook too. :)

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  59. I'd love some Simply Color!

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  60. Super giveaway - I have liked them on FB. I was 112. amycav at hotmail dot com

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  61. Pretty little things is just so sweet :)

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  62. If I should be lucky enough to win, I would start with a charm pack of Lucy's Crab Shack since I never did get any of that super cute line!

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  63. I love the Meritime Hands on Deck wood effect fabric - that is brilliant!!! amycav at hotmail dot com

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  64. I subscribed to Julie's blog by email.

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  65. I would use it toward one Moda Snap Pop layer cake

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  66. i like that oik a doodle moo charm pack - what fun fabric!

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  67. I follow her blog now, and thanks!

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  68. I think I'd love the Amy Butler fabrics!

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  69. I subscribed via google reader

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  70. I am really liking the lime and aqua bundle...would like a half yard bundle available.

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  71. I really really want the Maritime Moby Main in Aqua!!!! I LOVE that print!!! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  72. I subscribe in Google reader! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  73. Lots of good choices but I'd probably go for the Little Black Dress layer cake. I love this line but haven't bought any.

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  74. i would love to spend a gift certificates on dots! not too modern, though.

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  75. i subscribed to the scarlet thread's blog.

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  76. i am following the scarlet thread on facebook!

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  77. Nice shop, If I were lucky enough to win this gieaway, I'd grab a Vintage Mondern FQ pack.

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  78. I would love the red & aqua fat quarter set. Such lovely colors & prints.

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  79. I subscribed to the Scarlet Thread.

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  80. I liked the Scarlet Thread on Facebook.

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  81. I think I would get some comma!

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  82. I liked the scarlet thread on facebook

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  83. I subscribed to the scarlet thread blog

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  84. I would like a bunch of Pretty Little Things Cream Trees to back a quilt!
    contentncm at yahoo dot com

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  85. I subscribed to her pretty little blog.
    contentncm at yahoo dot com

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  86. I like all fabric, any fabric but the Mini-animals look like fun.

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  87. I liked her Facebook page.
    contentncm at yahoo dot com

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  88. Riley Blake Superstar collection caught my eye. So fun. Thanks.

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  89. Subscribed to the blog. Thanks.

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  90. I would get some Farmington feather fabric. and some charm packs for sure. so many great ones I can't decide which I wnat the most.. I liked on facebook and I subscribed so please put me in for the drawing. I am avonladypatty at yahoo dot com.

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  91. Oooohhhh I'd have NO trouble spending the $25! I'd love to get some I-Kat fab or anything from the lime & aqua collection ... love it! Thanks for the give away!

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  92. I subscribed to Scarlet Thread via Reader ... looking forward to the updates! Thanks!

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  93. I love pretty little things in the shop :) amateurquilter at gmail

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  94. so many pretty things, I think I would go for 12 Alchemy by Amy Butler Fat Quarters. Thanks for the chance

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  95. I subscribe to their blog. :)

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  96. Congrats on a new sponsor.
    So many wonderful choices.
    I love Mini Giraffes and Riley Blakes Peek Hour Bundle

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  97. I would definitely get the maritime chevron prints.

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  98. I might stock up on some Art Gallery prints. Love them!

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  99. I signed up to follow their blog.

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  100. I would definitely choose Riley Blake's Maritime Modern. It looks so fresh and summery.

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  101. I would love to pick up some Dreamimg in French!

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  102. Following on Facebook. I love finding new shops!

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  103. I would love a few yards of the HB fresh cut cabbage roses in turquoise.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  104. I'd love some flea market fancy or those maritime waves look fun! Thanks for the chance :o)

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  105. i'd buy a snap pop or good morning layer cake :)

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  106. I've subscribed to the newsletter

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  107. That's easy! It would definitely be Flea Market Fancy, which I've wanted for forever! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  108. I love her store! Lots of things I am looking for. I love the Cuddle Dimple Fabric, so I would buy some of that!

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  109. I signed up for the newsletter!

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  110. good stuff there! i found a Moda Snap Pop Layer Cake that's calling out to me. thanx for the intro!

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  111. i've subscribed to their blog by email :)

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  112. I would use the prize to go wild in the sale section!

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  113. and I subbed to their blog.
    tickledpeep at yahoo.

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  114. I love those new fabrics she shows on the blog. I have subscribed to her blog.

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  115. I have 'liked' The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. on FaceBook.

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  116. I like the Riley Blake dots and chevrons

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  117. If I win the gift certificate, I will load up on charm packs for preemie quilts to donate. Thanks for the chance.

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  118. I would get a couple of Twenty-Three Charm Packs by Eric and Julie Comstock of Cosmo Cricket for Moda. This line so rocks!

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  119. Wow! So much to love... I think that I would choose Moda's Snap Pop Layer Cake!

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  120. I have signed up for the newsletter via email!

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  121. I liked Scarlet Thread on FB!! Thanks for another chance!!

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  122. I'd go with all Art Gallery probably, starting with the Poetica Sonnet Ruby which is so pretty!

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  123. I follow the Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. on Facebook too now, thank you for the giveaway!

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  124. What a great shop! I would probably go with either Moda Vintage Modern Fat quarter set or Marmalade!

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  125. I am a new follower of Scarlett Thread on FB!

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  126. I have signed up for Scarlett Thread Quilt Co. newsletter!!

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  127. I am now a follower of Scarlet Thread Quilt Co. !!!

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  128. I'm a follower on FAcebook.

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  129. So many pretties! I like 1 yard of Pretty Little Things by Dena Fishbein in Cream Trees, Mini Chevron Stripe in Beige - 1 yard, 1 yard of Soul Blossoms Temple Doors Fresh Mint by Amy Butler and so many more!

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  130. I follow Scarlet thread Co. blog.

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  131. Such a nice giveaway. I would like a yard of Kaffe Fassett in Grandiose Turquoise.

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  132. I like the Moda Snap Pop line

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  133. I subscribed to Scarlet Thread's blog

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  134. I subscribed to the ST blog!

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  135. I just subscribed to their blog!

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  136. If I won, I'd get the Lime and Aqua fat quarter bundle (but I want 1/2 yard of each!!) :-)

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  137. I would get a few of the Riley Blake superstar prints!

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  138. I would use it on some charm packs, especially Comma, Paris Flea Market and Avalon.
    Thanks for the introduction!
    Sandy A

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  139. I like them on Facebook!

    Sandy A

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  140. I now follow the blog in my Google reader.

    Sandy A

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  141. I like the Lime and Aqua FQ bundle, very pretty.

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  142. I love Riley Blake's chevron fabric.

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  143. I've subscribed to their blog.

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  144. i signed up for their newsletter

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  145. I would use it on some of that vintage modern. So pretty.

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  146. I would buy The Sweetest Thing in Main Blue !

    susie
    legato1958@aol.com

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  147. sweetest thing from riley blake

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  148. I'd like the Twenty Three charm pack.

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  149. I signed up for their newsletter.

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  150. I like her little fat quarter bundles ... I'd probably buy one of those :) Thanks for the chance to win!

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  151. If I win, I'm getting the Maritime Modern for my first grandchild's quilt.

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  152. I subscribed to The Scarlet Thread's blog.

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  153. I liked the Scarlet Thread on FB.

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  154. I would get some charm packs - especially Snap Pop!

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  155. I like the Oink a Doodle Moo and Snap Pop.

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  156. I have subscribed to their blog

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  157. I like The Scarlet Thread on FB (Deborah Gunthorpe)

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments. I just love hearing from you!!
Have a Happy Quilting Day :)

Melissa