Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Terrific Tuesday Giveaway Day!!!

It's Terrific Tuesday Giveaway Day . . . let's have some fun :)

First, we need to announce the winner from last weeks Terrific Tuesday Giveaway!!   The winner of the Custom Bundle from The Intrepid Thread  is . . .   Number 113. . . Congrats apple blossom!!   I have emailed you :)
    
    


    
And on to today's


Today's Terrific Tuesday Giveaway is being sponsored by Green Fairy Quilts.  Along with sponsoring the giveaway, Green Fairy Quilts has currently a buy in bulk special going on!!!   These are some amazing deals!!  No coupon necessary :)  And Green Fairy Quilts ships free in the US and discounted to international.

And today's Terrific Tuesday Giveaway is for some fabulous basics, that I know we all need!!!  A Bella Solids White Jelly Roll and a Bella Solids White Layer Cake!!!!! 2 Pre-cuts for 1 lucky winner!!  Wow, that will speed up some background quilt making :)
  
      

You have two entry chances, the second being optional, and please leave a separate comment for each.  All Entries are welcome, including International Entries.  Please just be sure to leave an email address if you are a no-reply blogger ;)  

ENTRY 1 - Simply leave a comment that tells me what is your favorite color to use in the background of a quilt :)  

 ENTRY 2 - Show your Green Fairy Quilts love.   You can follow them on BloglovinTwitterPinterestFacebook, or Instagram.  You can Sign up for their Newsletter which will ensure you catch all of their amazing sales, or you can visit the Shop and then share a favorite item ;)   Just be sure to leave a comment of how you showed your Green Fairy Quilt Love!!!

And that's it ;)  The giveaway will be open until next Tuesday, January 13th when I will announce a winner at the beginning of next weeks Terrific Tuesday Giveaway Post :)

Good Luck and Have a Happy Quilting Day!!!

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569 comments:

  1. Favorite background color is cream.

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  2. I subscribe to the GF newsletter.

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  3. I usually go with Dark colors for the background, but am getting better with light. The seams (if they show) bother me for some reason! Thanks

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  4. That "Carry all Tote caught my eye at Greenfairquits after I checked the books!

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  5. As I make lots of kids quilts many bright colors.

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  6. I love white backgrounds. They seem fresh and timeless all at once.

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  7. I use a lot of cream and tan as the background on Quilts of Valor, but white is also good!

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  8. I started following Green Fairy Quilts on Pinterest and Instagram.

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  9. There isn't only one color I prefer. It depends on the rest - but mostly white, grey and black.
    Thanks for the chance!

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  10. I like Green Fairy's statement: We'll beat anyone's price So far have that to be true.

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  11. At the moment I prefer most the giveaway, because it would perfectly fit to my Tula Pink City Sampler.

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  12. Usually cream or white is a good background color! thanks for the chance!

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  13. My favorite background color is grey. I find that most colors look really good with a good grey.

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  14. I'm loving some of the new brights and even the more subdued hues showing up on various blogs. But, white is still my go-to color, at least for now!

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  15. I follow Green Fairy Quilts on Bloglovin.

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  16. I follow Green Fairy. I get their newsletter.

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  17. I use white as a background on most of my quilts.
    tstanulis@verizon.net

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  18. I follow Green Fairy Quilts via their newsletter and now on Bloglovin'.
    tstanulis@verizon.net

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  19. I have only used white and cream backgrounds but I want to try something new and go with a grey background in 2015. I also cut out an aqua background last month and I am looking forward to making that quilt in Jan.

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  20. I receive Green Fairy newsletter. They have free shipping.

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  21. I follow Green Fairy on Bloglovin' and Facebook

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  22. i am new to quilting and it probably depends on the project but i feel i would love black to help make pretty colors pop

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  23. i have always liked cream as a background but now i am leaning more and more to white.

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  24. i follow green fairy quilts by email.

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  25. I have used black, gray and white in the background of three separate quilts. So far, I've loved the look of the white, but then, I haven't washed the project yet, so I don't know if that "love" will still be there after a washing, even with color catcher sheets involved!

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  26. I already get theit newsletter. Thanks so much!

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  27. I get the Green Fairy Quilts newsletter in my inbox! (lalaluu . yahoo . com)

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  28. Right now I'm making a Seattle Seahawks quilt, so my background is gray. I will go over to Green Fairy Quilts to follow them on Bloglovin!

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  29. I love a nice crisp white background!

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  30. recently made a beautiful grey background - navy blue is my next experience

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  31. Nice! I like white. I need to pick one white and buy it in bulk though because i currently have too many different white scraps. It's bugging me! Thanks for the chance!

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  32. I like using gray or an army green in my backgrounds.

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  33. I like white or cream but will be using some colors this year!

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  34. I follow Green fairy quilts on bloglovin.

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  35. I usually use a neutral (beige) of some sort, but I recently did one with black that was amazing.

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  36. I already get Green Fairy Quilts newsletter

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  37. Either a color that goes with the front, or a cream. It has to show off the quilting itself.

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  38. I like to use grays as background but one of my favorite quilts has a lovely light aqua green as the background. Thanks for the chance to win...

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  39. I checked out the quilt shop and I will subscribe to the newsletter.

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  40. I like shades of grey but also use white

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  41. I enjoy receiving Green Fairy Fabric 's email newsletters.

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  42. I usually go with white though I would like to get out of my comfort zone this year :)

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  43. I don't have a favorite, I just go with what looks good with my focus fabric.

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  44. I like using light colours (light green, blue, pink or cream) for my background.

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  45. I started following Green Fairy Quilts on Bloglovin' and Facebook.

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  46. I tend to use LOTS of white in my quilts (awesome giveaway today), but I also like gray and I'm contemplating using a fun blue or green solid in my next baby boy quilt.

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  47. I love using Bella Solids Porcelain! Can't get enough of it to use in my paper piecing!

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  48. I just followed Green Fairy Quilts on Pinterest as well. :)

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  49. I follow Judi's blog and get her newsletter.

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  50. Any light or pastel color would be lovely.
    thank you for the giveaway
    roycedavids at gmail dot com

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  51. White is my fav background color for sure! It's so clean! Thanks for a great giveaway! cherisetoweratgmaildotcom

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  52. I follow Green Fairy on Facebook. cherisetoweratgmaildotcom

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  53. I follow on IG and FB, and I'm signed up for the newsletter.

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  54. I'll use any color for a background as long as it has good contrast with the rest of the quilt.

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  55. Usually white but I'd love to try a low volume background:)

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  56. I get their newsletter in my email:)

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  57. I subscribe to Green Fairy Quilts' newsletter.

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  58. I subscribe to their newsletter!

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  59. I like white as a background color.

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  60. I tend to make quilts that are many colors and don't really have a background color. I can only think of one that had a background color and it was white. Otherwise I have to say colorful.

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  61. I subscribe to Green Fairy Quilts newsletter.

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  62. I like an off-white or gray for my backgrounds.

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  63. I get Green Fairy Quilts newsletter

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  64. I'm in the planning stages of my very first quilt, which will have a background of white. The next one will have a background of light or medium gray. We have horrible water here, so I hate to use white for the quilt for our own personal use...

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  65. I get the email newsletter from green fairy quilts.

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  66. I'm a cream background quilter mostly.

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  67. I follow Green Fairy Quilting on Bloglovin'.

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  68. I prefer grey or black for myself or my home but for other people I tend to use white.

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  69. I receive the Green Fairy newsletter and follow on instagram

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  70. For backgrounds, I love tiny scale calico. :)

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  71. I like to use white or cream for the background color. Thank you for the giveaway.

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  72. I liked Green Fairy Quilts on Facebook :)

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  73. Thinking about your question...I think all of my quilts have different colors for backgrounds, mostly bright colors though. I guess it just depends on the quilt!

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  74. I already receive the Green Fairy newsletter.

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  75. I tend to use either off white or black as backgrounds for quilts.

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  76. I went to the Green Fairy shop. Really like the Aurifil thread set in 28 weight.

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  77. Cream or white are my favorite background colors. thanks for the chance!

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  78. I like to use a grey color for my backgrounds. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  79. I also follow Green Fairy Quilts on Facebook.

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  80. I don't really have a favorite color, but it's easiest for me to use white. :}

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  81. My favorite item from Green Fairy Quilts is the Modern Building Blocks kit! :)

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  82. Light gray, white or black, would be ones I use most often, and thanks for the giveaway opportunity.
    lv2bquilting2comcast.net

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  83. I don't have a favorite background color yet - I have tried white, cream, navy, and even bright yellow! I guess I like them all to be different!

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  84. I love green fairy quilts! I already get their newsletter and like them on facebook.

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  85. I like dark backgrounds for stars! I also like pale yellow, and white-on-white calicoes for backgrounds.
    reillyr2(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  86. HAPPY TO FOLLOW GFQ'S ON FB.
    facebook.com/lindadouglas.35

    msstitcher1214@gmail.com

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  87. I get Green Fairy emails, follow on Bloglovin and Facebook.
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  88. MY FAVORITE BACKGROUND FABRIC COLOR IS WHITE.

    msstitcher1214@gmail.com

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  89. I like white but have used charcoal and it is very nice.

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  90. Favorite background color is White!!!

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  91. My favorite background color other than white is grey. :)

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  92. I follow Green Fairy Quilts on Instagram and I receive their newsletters on email. Thank you!

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  93. I already receive the Green Fairy newsletter.

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  94. I like to use Navy or Ash. But this year I want to look at using some Red. Thanks

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  95. I follow Green Fairy on Facebook. Happy New Year

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  96. I love to use gray or snow in Kona cotton.
    Susie

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  97. I like using white. This would really help me finish up a quilt!!

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  98. I receive the Green Fairy newsletter!
    Susie

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  99. I typically use a cream color, probably because my stash is mainly country colors.

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  100. I get the Green Fairy Quilts Newsletter

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  101. I love to use neutral shirtings for backgrounds. I like that little touch of color. That being said, I'd certainly put the solids to use if I win!!

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  102. I love Green Fairy Quilts, follow her and all the wonderful things she does.

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  103. I usually use a cream or aged muslin color.

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  104. I usualy us off white or a white on white print as a background. I am slowly building my stash of low volume prints to use in a quilt.

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  105. I receive Green Fair Quilts newsletter.

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  106. I like to use tone on tone white or slightly off white. I don't like stark white. I'm gathering low volume though - a fun change!

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  107. I follow Happy Quilting by email (or maybe it's the newsletter!). Thanks!

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  108. I hardly ever like to make the same quilt twice, so the background fabric would depend on the fabric I have chosen for the quilt. I do have to say though I am partial to gray in lots of my quilts.

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  109. I get Green Fairies newsletter, follow them on Fb and Pinterest.

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  110. I use mainly neutrals - whites, creams, beige as back-grounds. Thanks for sharing

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  111. I'm an email follower of green fairies. great supplier

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  112. Happy New Year Melissa! I love seaglass as a background color.

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  113. I have been doing a lot of gray lately, both dark and light....

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  114. Considering what I have done, it would be white.

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  115. My favorite backgrounds are neutrals.

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  116. I love using polka dots. Thanks for the give away!!

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  117. I receive green fairy newsletter.

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  118. I am a follower of Green Fairy Quilts. Judy does some spectacular long-arming and I love that they ship FREE, no minimum required.

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  119. I like to use white, solid gray or scrappy lights for backgrounds. whatever makes the bright colors pop!

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  120. I follow Green Fairy Quilts on Facebook.

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  121. I get the newsletter from Green Fairy. Love them!

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  122. I love to use white in the background, sometimes black.....

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  123. I already follow on FB and I think I get their newsletters too

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  124. I get Green Fairy Quilts newsletter. :)

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  125. i also follow GFQ's blog. I have Judi's book and love all her amazing quilting! I need to make one of those quilts with the fabric bundle i'm going to win ;)

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  126. I'm not very original... I like a good, crisp white background. :)

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  127. I receive the Green Fairy Quilts email newsletter.

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  128. I like Green Fairy Quilts on Facebook

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  129. Still trying to work in more negative space in my quilts. I have a habit of only making things that are with really busy prints. I'm sure having some whites around would help :)

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  130. My favorite background is Kona snow but I do like all the colored backgrounds I've seen around the blogosphere. I need to try one!

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  131. I get green fairy's newsletter :)

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  132. My current favorite background is all sorts of grey

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  133. I love using black as a background for bright vibrant colors. Thanks for the chance!
    dragonfly9716 at yahoo dot com

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  134. My favorite background color is a color!! Any color, I don't do too many white quilts, although I love the look.

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  135. I'm pretty boring most of the time with quilt backs, and I generally just use white, but I just bought a bunch of Kona Ash so I can start branching out gradually.

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  136. White is my go to for backgrounds usually. For dark backgrounds I use black or navy.

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  137. My favorites tend to be whites & ivories.

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  138. Visited the website and seriously, how do I choose?! I love that they have so many precut options. I'm kind of addicted to them right now. And I'm really liking Avant Garden and Airmail.

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  139. It depends on the print fabrics I'm using for a quilt..usually I choose white, cream or gray.
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  140. I love jud's work and subscribe to her newsletter.

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  141. I already receive GFQs newsletter and I'm waiting for my latest order from them to arrive so I can start my next project :)
    cwayons(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  142. I usually use gray as a background

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  143. I already receive the GFQ newsletter

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  144. I love a black background...it really makes the other bright colors pop!

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  145. My favorite background color is kona snow. Matsche.christine@yahoo.com

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  146. I receive Green Fairy newsletters and follow them on Facebook.

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  147. I get Green Fairy Newsletter by email. Matsche.christone@yahoo.com

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  148. I like the look of white in the background. dawnm1993(at)gmail(dot)com

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  149. I follow Green Fairy on Instagram. dawnm1993(at)gmail(dot)com

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  150. I always use white. I am not brave enough to try another color.

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  151. I follow Green Fairy Quilts on FB.

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  152. I've been using white mostly, but I'm branching out and want to try gray essex linen. Camille@focus20.com

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  153. I already receive the newsletter. Thanks
    dragonfly9716 at yahoo dot com

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  154. I follow Green Fairy Quilts on Insta and through their newsletter. Thanks. Camille@focus20.com

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  155. I love white on white for backgrounds. I follow Green Fairy on blog, newsletter, facebook...

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  156. I love using all saturated colors, like a rich brown or blue for the background

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  157. I like to use cream for a background, but would try white!
    alisonnewbold@ymail.com

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  158. I love using a pale gray although as of late most everything has been on white

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  159. I joined their newsletter list. :)

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  160. I follow Green Fairy Quilts newsletter.
    alisonnewbold@ymail.com

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  161. I follow Green Fairy on FB and get their newsletter

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  162. For background fabrics my two favorites are White and Greys

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  163. I'm pretty traditional...some shade of white.

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  164. White is my preferred background color, but I've been itching to try gray.

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  165. I've followed Green Fairy Quilts newsletter for quite some time!

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  166. I added Green Fairy Quilts to my Bloglovin' string, which is how I view your blogs.

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  167. White is good for a background. 24Tangent@gmail.com

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  168. Following Green Fairy Quilts on bloglovin'. 24Tangent@gmail.com

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  169. White or cream has been my background choice in the past. But I made a challenge this year to try a non-white background. The pattern and fabric for a top are chosen and ready but the background is still in limbo. The "Grunge" basics have been auditioned

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  170. I like to use off-white more than white, because I love softer colors. But I'm beginning to have a hankering to try some colors, like an aqua, which I'm going to try this year.

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  171. i love snow white, but not kona snow

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  172. White is my go to background. Light gray and off Fig Tree cream also show up now and again.

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  173. I get GF newsletter and follow them.

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  174. At the moment, my favorite color to use as a background color is gray!

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  175. I following Green Fairy Quilts on Bloglovin and Facebook. However, soon I will be following her on twitter and pinrest too, thanks for the reminder! I also get the newsletter and visit the shop often!

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  176. Some shade of white is my favorite background.

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  177. I follow Green Fairy Quilts on FB and by newsletter.

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  178. It's difficult to say what my favourite background colour is but I do use white quite a lot.

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  179. My most oft-used background color is slightly off-white but I have also used parchment and chocolate. Sometime this year I hope to use black.

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  180. I get Green Fairy newsletters and these mean i have to visit the website and quite often I end up buying more fabric. I just love all their pre cuts. Mmm do I have time for a little retail therapy?

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  181. I follow GFQ on FB, instagram, and newsletter.

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  182. My favorite background color is usually cream but sometimes white.

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  183. I follow Green Fairy on email and FB.

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

Melissa