Sunday, June 9, 2013

LAST DAY OF BLOG HOP!


MY TURN!!

When I started planning this Blog Hop a couple of months ago, I decided to shoot for the stars. What did I have to lose? So I e-mailed some big time quilting stars to see if they would participate. I was thrilled when every single person I asked agreed to take part. Thanks so much to them all, and thanks to all of you who have hopped along with us! The outpouring of comments on all the blogs has been fabulous! And some of my star blog hoppers are now addicted to making hexies the QUICK AND EASY WAY!!!!

Peggy and I had so much fun writing this book together! We really LOVE this method of making hexies from circles of fabric and I don't think I'll EVER stop designing hexie quilts.

You might have noticed by now that I have TWO blogs. Why?

I've had the greenQuilts blog for several years. I love to share the projects I'm working on and other tidbits of my life. When I jumped on the hexie train, I decided to start The Hexie Blog, making it a place for us all to share hexie projects. If you've made any hexie projects, please let me know (I don't care what technique you use!) so I can put it out there on the blog.




So are you ready for the FINAL GIVEAWAY???? I'm giving away an autographed copy of Quick and Easy Hexie Quilts PLUS an Accuquilt Go! Baby along with a circle die that cuts three different sizes of circles! I KNOW! Amazing, huh?

How to enter:
Leave a comment on this blog and/or the greenQuilts blog. For extra chances, become a Follower of both blogs. So you can get a maximum of FOUR chances if you leave a comment on both blogs and become a follower of both blogs.

Since this is a mighty big prize, I'm leaving it open until 8 am Central Time Friday, June14th.
Good luck!!!

179 comments:

  1. WOW!! How amazing this would be to win! I'd love to learn how to sew hexies. I have the time and place and you offer the means and techniques. thank you for the chance to step up to a new challenge for me!!

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  2. Thanks for a chance to win this fun book.

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  3. Amazing book..I wish to start a Hexie Quilt this would get me going in the right direction. Interesting idea to do it from circles?

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  4. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the book!

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  5. Thanks for the chance to win! Your book looks super awesome, and I entered at all the websites for a chance to win it!

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  6. I'm a follower of this blog

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  7. Thanks for sharing this giveaway with us. Would love to win the book.

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  8. I am a new quilter (but loving it) and am thoroughly enjoying my hexie EEP baby quilt I'm doing right now. But, I am mighty curious about the technique in your book. I just found your blog and will be adding you to me my Feedly immediately :)

    Thanks so much!
    Jessica
    apotaadot.blogspot.com

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  9. Thanks for the great hop! It was so interesting to read and the book is now on my wishlist.

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  10. I followed already through bloglovin' and added now GfC.

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  11. Great price! I am a paper hexie girl and would like to see how you make hexies without paper!

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  12. I am a follower of this blog

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  13. I am following via Google Friend Connect!

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  14. I have tried paper hexies and I seem to sort of fumble with them. I've love to try the Quick and Easy way of making them.

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  15. What a great prize! Thank for the chance. Your method for hexies is definitely something I have to try.

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  16. Last day, already? What fun it's been. You did a wonderful job. Hexies are my 'to go' project and I have so much fun incorporating them into my projects, large and small. I look forward to trying your method. Congrats on your book. Hope you get lots of sales!

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  17. Hi Julia, love your blog. Is the giveaway open to overseas commenters? I've just started making hexies and I love them. I'm trying to use up some of my stash and this is a great way to do that! Thanks, Maggie (Australia)

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  18. Win or lose, I am going. To get this book and make some hexies. Thy look like so much fun.

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  19. I can't wait to learn how to make hexies without paper! Thanks for the blog hop and chances to win a copy of your book!

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  20. A new way to make hexies is very interesting. thanks for the chance to win.
    Johanna

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  21. I am a new follower of the hexieblog.

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  22. I am a new follower of the greenquilts blog.

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  23. I would love to win your book for some new exciting ways to add hexes to my work.

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  24. I love this giveaway. I would love to win, but the best part is this has given me a chance to find new blogs to read! I followed this blog too!

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  26. I've had fun checking out everyone's blog on this hop. I'd love to give this new hexie method a try. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  27. I signed up to follow this blog

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  28. I follow both blogs - wonderful giveaway - thank you

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  29. I would love the chance to win this book. I am wanting to make a hexie quilt. Thanks for the chance.

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  30. This has been a steller blog hop.

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  31. Awesome, Thanks for a chance to win!!!

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  32. I follow both of your blogs.

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  33. I would love to give this book a new home where it would get used but not abused nor ignored.

    syvisser@gmail.com

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  34. Following this blog via email.

    syvisser@gmail(dot)com

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  35. have enjoyed the blog hop and hope to win the book or the GO. i would love to learn a new technique an make my flower garden quilt!!

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  36. I've enjoyed seeing new blogs. I haven't completed a blog hop before this one. I'll follow along.

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  37. I've certainly got my fingers crossed. The book looks like a great reference to have while learning more about creating hexagon quilts. And then the huge bonus of possibly winning the Accuquilt GO Baby and the circle die is just wonderful! Thank you for the wonderful blog tour showing all the info about your book and the chance to win such a great prize too.

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  38. I want to win a copy of your book and the circle die/mat/baby cutter so I can make awesome circle hexies at the speed of light using the expert tips and die cut setup ---- AND find a wonderful design in this jewel of a book to make a hexie quilt that isn't the same-ole-same-ole GMFG. Every time I see the cover quilt for your book, I want to make that quilt! I love the hexie flower heads blowing in the wind. Thanks for the chance.
    NOTE:
    There is something amiss with entering comments. I enter, the comment says it posts, I return to the blog to check, there is no comment. I add the blog to BlogLovin' list, the confirmation message says Following, I leave the page, return, no bloglovin. Plus, GFC will never display so can add google friend connect following. So, I'm going to assume that between bloglovin, and email feedblitz/feedburner, that I'm following you ... because I am getting email from thehexieblog.

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  39. What an exciting giveaway. The book and new hexie-making technique sound so interesting. I'd love to win the book and thank you for the opportunity to do so.

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  40. I'm a new follower. Thanks for the opportunity to win your giveaway.

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  41. I am a follower of this blog. Thanks so much for the great giveaway!

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  42. Your book looks like it will be a wonderful new concept for the hexies. I have not tried my hand at these yet so would love to win the go baby and the circles die. Also your book. Thanks again!

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  43. Can't wait to find out how to make the "new" hexies. I can see that circle die is going to come in really handy.

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  44. I would LOVE to try this method of making hexies! Thanks for the fantastic giveaway!

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  45. I love the dragon hexie quilt on your sidebar-now my daughter wants one! The go baby and book will make that go alot faster, lol! Thanks for the giveaway! vickise at gmail dot com

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  46. I am a hexie addict! Thanks for this giveaway
    rmk815 at gmail dot com

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  47. I follow on bloglovin
    rmk815 at gmail dot com

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  48. I became a follower when this blog hop started.

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  49. I have had a blast making hexies for several months now and am anxious to try the circle method. Sounds so much easier. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  50. I would love your book to learn your circle hexie method. Hexies are such a great take along project. Thanks foe the wonderful giveaway.

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  51. I love the whole idea of Hexis with no templets or paper!!!!
    I also love having all those circles cut with the cutter!!

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  52. This has been a great hop. If I don't win a copy, I will buy your book at my LQS. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  53. Would love a chance at the cutter and book. What a great technique using math principles.

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  54. I follow with GF and emai. I would LOVE to win this book. Thanks.

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  55. What a fun book. Thank y'all for the chance to win.

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  56. I love a good book, and since I love hexies, I'd love to learn your method. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  57. I've started to follow the hexie blog.

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  58. This has been a super fun blog hop and your new book is absolutely wonderful. Love it!

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  59. I've been afraid to step into the Hexie pool so am always interested to see new ideas for either making them or using them. Your book seems to have both! And a GO cutter to make the circles for your technique? Well then, I'd HAVE TO start a hexie project, right? Thanks for the blog hop intro and the chance to win the book and cutter!

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  60. I am loving the new book and would love the chance to own it. Thanks for the chance.

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  61. I have been wanting to try Hexies - this looks like the method I will love using. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  62. This has been the most fun hexie blog hop for your new book Quick and Easy Hexie Quilts! I love it so much. Thanks Julia!

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  63. I am a new follower of your great blog as WeimerMom.

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  64. amazing giveaway! your book looks really interesting. i love new techniques. wishing you great success and thanks for the chance to win.

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  65. Can't wait to see how to make Hexies with circles! Wow what a new technique for sure!

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  66. I am a new email follower at louster388atyahoodotcom:)

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  67. I would love to win your book and the Go machine! Your modern take on hexies is so fresh and fun. I can't wait to get started!

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  68. Hi! I haven't worked with hexies, yet, but winning your book and the GO Baby would certainly get my going on the right track! I just learned a dear friend is going to be having a baby in about 6 months, so this would be perfect for making an adorable baby quilt!! Thank you for the chance to win!

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  69. This is a big prize! Thank you so much. I love hexies and I am even in a Hexagon bee! Last month we made hexagon butterflies, so far I have only worked with paper templates, but would love to give your way a try!

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  70. I am so excited about this give away! It would be so fun to win! I love hexies but never tried them yet! I love anything made with circles!!!
    The book really looks fun, this one will be one I can't wait to get even if I don't win it!! Thank you
    Candi

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  71. I was just reading a comment above mine about hexie butterflies, that sounds really cool. Great blog hop, enjoyed it!

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  72. What a wonderful blog hop. I love hexies and it's so great to see so many others getting in on the fun. I love them for quiet handwork time and they are great for traveling. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  73. I would LOVE to win! I'm addicted to hexies! Thanks

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  74. Lovely. Hexies are intimidating for me. The odd shape looks likes something that would force me to fiddle with one side for hours to get it perfect. (cuse ofc they HAVE to be perfect.)I'm ready for a book that makes things quick and easy.

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  75. Thanks for the great hop and giveaway!

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  76. your way of making hexies is intriguing. can't figure out how you do it, must have the book, lol

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  77. I think everyone previously has said what I think. Hexies reign supreme!! I taught myself patchwork and guess what the first thing I made - hexagons? I do other forms of patchwork now, but I still go back to hexagons.

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  78. i thought I already was a follower of this blog, but cannot see my picture - BUT I AM NOW!!

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  79. Thank you so much for the giveaways!!
    (smjohns63 at yahoo dot com)

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  80. I am a follower here!! Thanks.
    (smjohns63 at yahoo dot com)

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  81. What a wonderful giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  82. Thanks for the hexie fun, and for giveaways. Always love a chance to win something awesome!

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  83. Wow thanks for the chance to win!! Fingers crossed!!

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  84. Love hexies and the creative things we can make with them. Thanks for participating in this hop. Hoping I win the book!!

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  85. I really love hexies! Cant wait to read your book!

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  86. I really want to try this method!!!

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  87. I'm a new follower but I love hexies.

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  88. I love hexie quilts...not hexies; but now maybe I can be both. Now a follower.

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  89. New to your blog and have enjoyed looking around. Hope to have more hexies in my future!
    (majesticjenkinsATgmailDOTcom)

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  90. Hope book selling is going well in the blog hop! I also became a follower today - don't want to miss anything!
    Beth C. (B'ham)

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  91. Signed up to follow by email
    (majesticjenkinsATgmailDOTcom)

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  92. I had such fun visiting all the blogs. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  93. this has been such a fun blog hop! Am anxious to try your method of making hexies. Thank you for hosting!

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  94. This book sounds like fun. I would love to learn an easier way to make hexagons

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  95. I am a follower via GFC & Bloglovin.Thank you for the additional chance to enter.

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  96. I love Hexi's. I allways say I am a hexi girl living in a hexi world. I would love to get the new book and learn this paperless method for contructing the hexi's. I allways seem to have hexi's in progress for projects. I can't get enough of them. Thank you for the chance to enter. I have been wanting a Accuquilt die cutter ever since I first saw them, I all ways drool over them. But just not in my budget right now...

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  97. I love the look of hexies!! but sadly have never tried any. I would love to win a book sew I could try this method. I have a tumbling blocks, diamonds...english paper piecing quilt in the works. I just realized the other day that I have been working on it for a little more than 12 years!! It is my "waiting" quilt. bring pieces to Dr office, etc....

    sure would love to win a GO too.

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  98. You know I already have the book but I have plenty of people to share it with should I win another! And if I win the Go! baby, I won't have to drive out to Peggy's house :)

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  99. Thanks for this chance to win your book and the Go cutter too! I have been doing hexies for a while using EPP. I always like to learn new techinques. I am signing up as a follower too!

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  100. What a great giveaway. I'm new to the hexie world would love to win a Go Baby to make all these wonderful hexies that you show in your book. Thanks much.

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  101. Thanks for the chance to win. I think the book has some really neat projects in it. I'm really wanting to try out your new way of making them.

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  102. I really love making hexies and I am very excited about this book. I can't imagine how to make hexies from circles. Thank you for the chance to win it. I have always wanted a Go Cutter so thank you for the chance to win it, too.

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  103. What a neat hexie idea -- and giveaways too!

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  104. I am a new follower through GFC.

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  105. I have always made yoyo's out of round circles but love the idea of making Hexie's!! Would love the book and if not a winner may have to order one.
    Thanks for giveaway. Oh yes, The AccuQuilt GO is the best!!

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  106. I am really interested in learning the new technique for making Hexies it sounds very interesting.

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  107. These have been great reviews for a must-have book. Love handwork and the book and cutter will allow more time for the sewing due to less for prep.

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  108. I love this book! I've just recently gotten into hexies and I've never used an AccuQuilt Go cutter so this will help me broaden my horizons. :-) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  109. Encantada de hacerme seguidora de este blog y poder ver de que estás hablando.
    Un abrazo.

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  110. I have loved following this blog hop and can't wait until I can afford this book. I love hexies and would love to know how to make them from circles. Thanks for organising this brilliant hop, it has been so much fun.

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  111. I am a follower of your blog. I love reading craft blogs, thanks for hosting this wonderful blog hop.

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  112. I've really enjoyed this blog hop. Thanks for hosting and for highlighting this great book.

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  113. I'm a follower of your blog.

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  114. I just found this blog hop and have been back and read all the stops!

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  115. Would love to learn how to make hexies. Have enjoyed the blog hop.

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  116. I love hexies. Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  117. This is such a fabulous giveaway. I would love to learn how to use the GO!

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  118. What a great looking book!

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  119. I am a follower on blogloving.

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  120. I am a follower thru GFC...and also Email! :)

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  121. I love making things with hexagons. Looking forward to learning how to make them with a circle! Sounds good!

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  122. I am a follower. Thanks for the extra chances!

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  123. This looks like a great book! And it would be so much fun to win an AccuQuilt! Thank you for the giveaway!

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  124. I am a new quilter and haven't ventured past squares yet but hexies are sew darn cute! I might brave it and try a small project first. Thanks for the chance at such a great prize!

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  125. fingers crossed for a win and am about to become a follower...

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  126. I would love to win the book or the Baby Go cutter. Thank you for the chance to win!

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  127. Would love love love to own this wonderful little machine!

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  128. I've rented a machine at my LQS to help my mum make a rag quilt. Had fun hopping.
    Barb@Witsend

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  129. I would love to win either of these. I love hexes!
    Tina

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  130. I would love to win the Go Baby! I am a follower too!

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  131. I would love to win this :) I commented on your other blog and follow both blogs.

    chevybelair1 at juno dot com

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  132. Several of the ladies in my 37 yr. old sewing circle (Lickskillet Sewing Circle - named after a plantation) love hexies. One of our senior members makes hexies at every meeting. It would be so much fun to learn new techniques. I've hinted for the new Accuquilt Baby Go for gifts, but no luck yet. Love to win it!

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  133. I love hexies and would so love to win this. I now follow this blog and I'm heading to your other blog to do the same. Thank you.

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  134. Maybe I can still get in under the wire. Thanks for a chance

    Jacqueline

    jleibfried@aol.com

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  135. I'm a follower of both blogs and have left a comment on greenQuilts already.

    Both the book and the GO would be fabulous!

    Thanks for putting my name in the hat for the drawing!

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  136. What a fun prize! Please count me in!

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  137. I am now following the Hexie Blog!

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  138. Wow what a great give away. Three of my friends have a baby go. Someday I will to.

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  139. I am now a follower and can't wait to see all the fun projects.

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  140. Oh, I would LOVE to win. Guess what I have been working on since Saturday? Hexies!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  141. I'm a follower of your Hexie Blog! Thanks for a chance to win!

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  142. I am a new follower! Thanks for the giveawaY!

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  143. Thanks for the giveaway! I want a Go baby so bad!

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  144. I am on year three of a hand cut, hand pieced grandmother's flower garden and I am still excited about it! Thanks for the link to this blog, I have been following your other blog for sometime now.

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  145. this is an awesome give a way. thanks for the chance to try something new.
    quilting dash lady at comcast dot net

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  146. I am dying to do a hexie quilt, and the goBaby would be an awesome addition to my quilt room ;)

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  147. Hello everyone, I don't even know how I stumbled onto this site - but am thrilled to bits! I have been struggling on a hexie block quilt now for 12 months, doing it all by hand, it gets to you like a disease, you just have to get more and more material and cut out more and more templates........I love looking at other people's creations, lifts the spirit so....thank you for starting this blog....

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