Thursday, October 21, 2010

"Skittles" giveaway

Do you know what skittles are? Or is that an Aussie expression? No, I'm not talking about the lollies/candy, I'm talking about the game that children play that is like 10 pin bowling. As a speech pathologist I often use this game to keep the children motivated. I stick sounds or targetted words to each pin and as the child bowls them over they have to say what's on the pin. I pretty much play games all day!

Anyway, back to quilting... so here's my latest design - Skittles - can you see those pins teetering? My wonderful mother came up with the name, thanks mum, its perfect!! Skittles is a fun baby sized quilt that's nice and easy.  I made this quilt top in an evening using ... yes, you guessed it... the "stack and slash" method.  I think this would look great as a lap sized quilt as well, all you'd have to do is double the number of blocks.


I auditioned a couple of different solids for the sashing but nothing beat the white to really show off Saffron Craig's gorgeous new Bird Tree range. Saffron has just released these fabrics in indigo and blue as well - perfect for boys!


I loved hand quilting this one. It was so easy just following the line of the skittles and I really like how the stitches show up on the white. My husband came up with the idea to have the stitches randomly meandering around the strips (he's such a good sort getting involved like that). I did machine quilt in the ditch around the blocks first and this added to the ease of hand quilting as I never use a hoop. I've been meaning to do a post on how I hand quilt, but its a bit difficult with hubby (the photographer) being away most of the time. Hopefully I'll be able to soon.


Want to win a copy of this pdf pattern? Just leave a comment telling me about a favourite childhood game. I'll pick 3 winners on Monday 25th October. The first winner will also win this little stack of fabrics from Saffron's Bird Tree and Forest Elementals fabrics, enough to make your own Skittles quilt (but you don't have to!).


Remember to leave an email address!

137 comments:

  1. My favourite childhood game would have to be connect 4. I could play that one all day long. That and marbles.

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  2. My favorite game as a child was a memory game with a board. It will date me a great deal to tell it, but it was Husker Du? Nobody probably has even heard of it!!!

    Great quilt!!! I am almost done with a charm braclet wall hanging, and I am loving it! Just love that purple fabric. Hope I get it!!

    Hope that you are feeling fine (still praying).

    Blessings,

    KT

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  3. What a pretty quilt- don't those colors just sing! You certainly brought back memories of skittles (I'm an Aussie!) to me. I loved playing 'elastics', knitting nancy, hoppy and jacks! Wow - that's a blast from the past!

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  4. That's going back a whole lot of years! But I used to love Red Rover Red Rover! Board games-of course I loved Candy Land and really wished I lived there!

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  5. Hide and seek!

    This quilt is just gorgeous. Thanks for the chance to win some yummy fabrics!

    Angelina
    figure8angel[AT]gmail[DOT]com

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  6. That was so-o-o-o long ago, it's hard to remember, but my favorite thing to do was to play with paper dolls. I liked to draw new clothes for them. As you can tell, I was not an active child!

    Leslie S. in MN
    esclante at comcast dot net

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  7. What a beautiful quilt! Well done, I love the purple. A game that I remember my brother and I playing a lot was called something like "Ele fun". It was an elephant and you filled his mouth with butterflies and then you turned it on (had batteries) and the butterflies would fly out and then you had to catch them with these cute little nets...so much fun!
    Crossing my fingers, thankyou :)

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  8. My family would sit around the dining room table to play board games. Also Yahtzee(?). I loved those times. But mostly I read books through my childhood. Love your pattern and fabrics!

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  9. What a wonderful quilt! Our family played hours of Risk, which is still a favorite. Thanks for the great give away.

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  10. so does this mean you are having a little girl?

    hmm favourite childhood games- hide and seek, murder in the dark, red rover cross over!

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  11. tiddly winks, at our grandparents' house!

    love the design!

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  12. Beautiful quilt...

    I loved playing card games - cribbage, solitaire.

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  13. Just gorgeous! My favourite childhood game would be hide and seek. I grew up in the UK and our house backed on to a farmers wheat field - many hours were spent with the other kids from our street hiding and seeking in the field just before harvest. Happy memories. Thanks for the giveaway :) ljchaffey at hotmail dot com

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  14. I love the quilt and the simplicity of it. I don't know about hand quilting it though. I haven't tried that yet.
    Coming from a teaching background my favourite games were always to do with sounds or reading. I loved playing snap with pictures and then words.Or a game dad made for me ( Later I made for my kids and then my class) "fishing". You would write basic words of cardboard shape fish. You have to put paper clips on the fish where the mouth would be . You need a stick/ruler with string and a magnet for a fishing line. Now you go fishing , if you catch a word and can read it you keep it, if you can't read the word you throw the fish back.
    elsie151@optusnet.com.au

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  15. I remember loving to play jacks with my girlfriends during recess. Do little girls still do that? If not, they should! What a happy quilt!

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  16. you've gone & done it again! It's just beautiful & so fun! Those hand stitches are the perfect finishing touch :)
    We had skittles in the uk too :)
    I loved playing twister - such silliness & so many giggles ;)
    x

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  17. Your quilt is sooooo gorgeous and I love the hand quilting. Look forward to your tutorial. What a great idea to machine quilt some and then hand quilt...must try that...

    My favourite game would be snap or go fish......so easy and portable card games.

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  18. Very cute! I love the colors and design. My favorite game when I was a child was Chutes and Ladders.

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  19. Such a cute quilt! Love it. As a child I loved to play hide and seek!Thanks for the give away!

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  20. What a beautiful quilt!
    My favorite childhoodgame was jumping with a rope! It was so much fun because one could do it alone and with others!

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  21. I loved to play jump rope as a child oh and handball. Loved it.
    Great quilt Kate. Looks like a fun one to make. x x

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  22. I used to love playing hookey, and as I write that I realise that it may need explanation if your'e not Australian!! It was a round wooden board with hooks and numbers, that you threw a rubber ring onto. Well I thought it was fun! I love the new quilt and the fabric you used is just the best :-)

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  23. Oooh just love the quilt and that white makes it look so fresh. My favourite childhood game was playing schools. And yep, I became a teacher when I grew up!!!! Ciao

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  24. I loved making clothes for my dollies and playing with them...I wasn't so into structured games I guess! Although reading about skittles did take me back to my childhood. Thanks for the giveaway - and love the quilt!

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  25. I love the quilt and the memories you have inspired - favorite childhood game was one called "Cat in the corner" - we played it under the big bell tower at school and the idea was you had five players and four corners - you had to keep the odd one out of the corner, also loved "Queenie, queenie who's got the ball" and
    "Ladders" and game of two teams - you sat down and faced your partner with your legs out - making a "ladder then pairs had to run around and jump over the ladder - racing the other team. Such fun! Oh, and "Scarecrow Tiggy" I could go on all night!!!

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  26. What a fun, vibrant quilt!

    Great question, favorite childhood games. So many memories come rushing back. My brother and I used to play "Sorry" and had a great time doing it. All the kids in our neighborhood loved to play hide and seek, and continued to do it even after we entered our teens. I remember thinking that if/when I was serious about a guy I would bring him home and see if he would play hide and seek. (I didn't, as it turns out, but my sweetheart is very lighthearted and loves all kinds of games, much more than I do.)

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  27. We played a lot of board games growing up. My favorite was playing Scrabble with my grandmother. I love how Skittles turned out!

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  28. I loved the imaginative games I played with my siblings like "Miss Hannigan" "Red Brick Road" "School" - I always wanted to be the teacher, and "Wilderness" ... such fun memories :)
    I love the quilt and the hand quilting is gorgeous!!

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  29. Hi Kate,
    Love the quilt, love the name and love the fabrics. My favourite game as a kid was Ker Plunk. My husband loved it too and has an old decepit set of the game that he just can't bear to part with althought you have to actually hold it together to paly with it.
    Cheers

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  30. Hopscotch was my childhood favourite game...never had enough in those days.
    Love your Skittles. When I first saw the word, I said to myself "Yap, it's lollies" but I was wrong!

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  31. Awesome pattern and fabrics! Wow! My favorite childhood game was probably hide and seek or hand play games like "Miss Mary Mack."

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  32. Snake & Ladder!
    Thanks for the chance :D
    fsarah09 at gmail dot com

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  33. I loved playing Chinese Checkers. I'd even play it by myself when no one else was around:)
    This is my new "crush" fabric line! And your pattern is so fun. Thanks for the chance to win:)

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  34. Love the quilt and especially the way you hand quilted around the print fabrics!

    Car games on long trips were the best... one in particular involved counting cows in fields. My side of the car vs siblings side of the car, you counted cows and who ever had the most cows at the end of the trip was the winner. The only drawback is whenever you pass a graveyard on your side, you lost your cows and had to start counting again!

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  35. Oh, forgot to leave email address

    ps_soaps at bellsouth dot net

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  36. The first game that comes to mind is Red Rover.
    Love the quilt and the fabric!

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  37. My Grandpa made me a Skittles board based on some photos my folks took at our local museum. I didn't think anyone (except my history crazed family) still played for real. Thanks to you Aussies for keeping the good stuff around! My favorite game as a kid was Chinese Checkers.

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  38. My favourite game was called "Murder in the Dark", we had a big long hallway that was really dark at night with all the doors closed and all the kids would hide somewhere along the hall and 1 person was "it" and they were blindfolded for extra darkness, and they had to feel along the wall and try and find the others, and you would try and avoid them and run down the other end of the hallway it was so cool. My sisters who are older than me used to climb up the door frames and hide above me and make it exceptionally hard but it was great fun!

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  39. My favorite was a Ravensburger game called Amazing Labyrinth. I still play it with my younger cousins!

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  40. My favorite game in early childhood would be Memory. I loved turning over the cards to match pairs and using my memory to remember where each design is.

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  41. I'm not sure if you can can consider it a game, but my favourite thing to do with my friends as a kid was to jump rope. Double dutch, specifically. We had all the songs and rhymes and it was so much fun. :)

    Love your quilt!! Purples and greens..*swoon* :)

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  42. I love your quilt! And the colors are so vibrant! :-) My favorite game to play would be Checkers.

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  43. My favourite game in the childhood was simply hide&seek - now it's favourite game of my 2years old daughter:) When I was teenager I was playing this game with friends from the same apartment block in some scary places: dark basements, old houses etc.:)))

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  44. I love this new design! My favorite childhood game is Red Light Green Light.

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  45. My favorite game was to play hide and seek at night in the pines above our house with the neighbor kids. The pines were up on a hill and you would have to run down to the house which was home base!

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  46. I liked Chutes and Ladders! Can't wait to see your video on hand quilting. I don't use a hoop or thimble. Too much confusion between my hands then:)

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  47. Oh I love it! Of course, I love all of you patterns. It looks like the perfect thing to do with precious fabric that you really want to show off.


    As for a favourite childhood game....well, I remember that my sister and I loved to play "bank." One of use pretended to be a bank teller and one of us the customer. We made fake money, cheques, withdrawal slips, etc... and used a chair as the teller desk. Thinking back, I don't know why we loved it. I supposed we were a bit weird!

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  48. Favorite game, Slap Stick:long plastic stick with pancake turner end used to pick up cards. You can no longer get the game. Apparently sticks and children was too dangerous a mix so the company quit making the game. My family loved it. nanasew at gmail dot com

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  49. My favorite game was Monopoly. We had the Jr and regular version and my sisters and I would have games that would last for weeks!

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  50. I loved to play Risk, and the "what if I had $1,000,000", and kerplunk!
    Beautiful quilt.

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  51. Great pattern - you're inspiring me to think about giving hand quilting a try. But I'm just "thinking" about it a this point :)

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  52. As a small child I think my favorite game was 'Hungry Hungry Hippos' I think cause it made the most noise! lol! Your new quilt is lovely! Thanks for the chance to enter! =)

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  53. My favorite game was lawn bowling (I'm not sure of the true name of the game). My grandparents had a lawn bowling set, and we'd play it at their house all the time. All the cousins have such great memories of that game. It was the only thing we "fought" over when they passed away.

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  54. My favorite game was Gin Rummy. My grandma taught me how to play, and when we did it was worth lots of one on one time.

    With friends my favorite game was kick the can.

    With family it was Sorry.

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  55. I love your quilt, as usual! I don't remember a favorite game but my son loved playing "gehaktbal" (curb ball) on our trip to the Netherlands about 6 years ago. My husband and I had serious cases of jet lag and needed immediate naps. Our wonderful host family had our son playing gehaktbal the entire time we were sleeping! No jet lag for a very happy 9 year old! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  56. My fave game as a kid was Slap the Jack. You took turns turning over the cards; when a Jack came up the first hand that slapped that card got the whole pile. Well. *L* It was a legal way to actually hit our siblings.

    Thx for the giveaway. Anything of Saffron's is absolutely beautiful.

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  57. Skittles is a well known game in the UK - we even have local leagues!
    As a child my favourite game was sardines - So much fun!!
    Gill

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  58. Yeah, I think it's just an Australian expression -- but what a gorgeous quilt. LOVE the fabrics -- so sweet.

    jessierey@msn.com

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  59. What a fun pattern! And it looks great in those prints!

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  60. I was a big fan of board games like Chutes and Ladders.

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  61. What an excellent design. And the colors! I have lately been enjoying contrasting colors. I a working on a solid quilt in purples and yellows and just loving it so far.

    lindsay dot forgette at gmail dot com

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  62. Another hit! This quilt turned out awesome!

    My favorite game as a child was Pick-Up-Sticks :)

    Jennifer

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  63. I'm not sure which I love more - the layout or the fabric! Beautiful!

    My favorite game growing up was Red Rover. I just LOVE it!

    anna(dot)seckman(AT)gmail(dot)com

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  64. oh, it would have to be hide and seek! loved that game ... I remember hiding and being all excited to be 'found' and falling asleep where I was. got into big trouble by my mom cause she didn't know where I was.

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  65. oooo, I feel a bit cheeky entering since I've already won 2 of your lovely patterns, but I cannot resist the chance to win that gorgeous fabric, too!! Love Skittles (and my kids play it at school here in Canada, too). My favourite childhood game was "jumpsies" where we held a string of elastic bands between two girls at various heights and we had to 'jump' over it in bizarre ways involving getting one foot high up and then sort of twirling over the stretched elastic. Kids these days don't seem to have playground games at school anymore.....just a lot of wandering around, sometimes a soccer match maybe....

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  66. Our family loved anything played with cards, Rook, Spades, Hearts, Crazy 8's, Pinochle, Pitch. I LOVE Saffron Craig. My favorite designer yet.

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  67. That hand quilting looks AWESOME! Love it! Thanks for the chance to win. My favorite game would have to be connect 4. I think I just liked the loud crash and mess that was made at the end of the game when you released all the chips, though :)

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  68. My favorite game, by far, was hop-scotch. I played that game EVERY day.

    I love this pattern and these fabrics! They are so fresh and happy. :) Thanks for having this great giveaway.

    My email is justme16@msn.com

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  69. I love your patterns, and that fabric is yummy too. I think 'Life' was my favorite childhood game. You go through college, get married, have kids, buy a house, all while driving little cars over the gameboard.

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  70. great quilt! I love, love, love the handstitching. I always loved onnect four and snakes and ladders, or if were outside, washers.

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  71. As a kid I really enjoyed tag, especially freeze tag- which meant that if you were tagged you had to freeze in that position until a teammate unfroze you. So fun. Thanks for sharing this lovely quilt and fabric with us.
    spackattak7 at hotmail dot com

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  72. Love this pattern!

    My sister and I used to have a blast playing crochet and pick up sticks!

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  73. Very nice!! I love the pattern!! nmommy02@gmail.com

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  74. Love the name of your quilt, as well as the explanation. Skittles are known only for being a candy in the US. So, I learned something new today! My favorite childhood game was various forms of tag played with my brothers and neighbors. Thanks for rhe chance to win - lovely fabrics and a lovely pattern!

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  75. Skittles is a quilt that I'd love to make; your's is very cheerful and bright with the white for contrast.

    Years ago we bowled with small balls and 10 pins. And I always liked Hide and Seek with my cousins. Thanks for this kind giveaway.

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  76. My sister and I always loved to play card games and hide and seek!
    knspears@gmail.com

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  77. I used to love playing cribbage with my dad - lots of happy memories there! Another favourite was Mastermind, where you had to guess the colour and position of your opponent's 4 pegs set out in a board.
    That's another great new quilt Kate - you really know how to set off Saffron's gorgeous fabrics. I'm keeping everything crossed hoping to win this one, lol.
    angelasmart@hotmail.com

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  78. Such a cheerful quilt! Love the colors and how the pattern stills shows the fabrics off as well as having a wonderful design to it. My most favorite childhood game that we played as kids was 'Ghost in the Graveyard'. It was especially fun to play in the late evening as the sun was setting!

    Kimberly
    kimberlyknielsen@clearwire.net

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  79. My favorite game as a child was flashlight tag at night with the entire neighborhood. My favorite inside game was Sorry! How can you not love that game? These favorites are beautiful!

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  80. Such a pretty quilt! I used to love elastics and red rover (nothing like getting pelted with a tennis ball!) :)

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  81. Our whole neighborhood would play Kick the Can or Capture the Flag for hours and hours. I still recall all the hours of running through the neighborhoold looking for good places to hide and wait.

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  82. What a great use of the fabrics, the colors really pop!

    I loved playing board games (still do!) and my absolute favorite was Clue. Its hard to pick only one favorite game, but it was fun thinking about all of the games I used to play.

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  83. we like jump rope, throwing sand bags, and tetris. the quilt and fabrics are georgeous. thanks for the awesome giveaway.
    songyueyu at gmail

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  84. my favourite childhood game was playing with blue-bye-shoppy my imaginary friend ... seriously how did I come up with that name???

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  85. My brother and I used to play a game calle "Mooooove!". We'd set up a big pile of cushions in front of the back door, then go up the long hallway to the front door, then run at top speed down the hallway and crash into the cushions. We'd shout "moooove!" as we went to warn the dog to get out of the way ;)

    I love the hand-quilting on your skittles!

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  86. I used to play jacks all the time!! I have never heard of skittles before, except as the candy! GREAT fabric and GREAT quilt!!

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  87. My favourite was hop scotch:) Is that giving my age away?:) -and knuckle bones!! xo
    chris_soin@hotmail.com

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  88. My fave was an obscure board game called Elephants Never Forget. I'm sure it's still in my mom's house somewhere.

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  89. Love this quilt! I can't remember my favourite childhood game, so sad, I know. But I did spend a lot of my time reading. Does that count?

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  90. Love it... My fav child hood game.. Getting an old blanket and putting it between two beds to create a cubby... not really what I guess one would call a game though would keep me and my brother entertained for hours:

    karenmr@tpg.com.au

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  91. my cousins and i used to love playing hide and seek in our grandparents' house. thanks so much for the giveaway, love the quilt design!!

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  92. I used to play canasta (a card game) with my cousins during the summer - we would sit upstairs at my grandmother's house and play for hours! And as a teen, I played a lot of skittles - one of the local colleges made wooden games as a way for students to finance their education and we bought a skittles board - my husband and I "courted" over that skittles board!

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  93. I love this! It's so neat! ok, so my favorite game as a child was Simon. (that musical round thing that you copy the sounds) I never had one but my best friend did and all I ever wanted to do was play that game!

    I've been eying some purples and lime fabrics for a quilt for so long...I really need to win this!!

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  94. On summer evenings, all the kids in the neighborhood used to play hide and seek until dusk.

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  95. The Skittles quilt is so pretty. I especially like the pickstitching on it. My favorite childhood game was jacks because it could be played both inside and outside and I was pretty good at it.

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  96. It was croquet, lovely bashing those balls through the hoops

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  97. I loved monopoly and I was very good at it!
    Skittles is an awesome name. I still think your hand quilting is totally amazing!!!!!

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  98. Thanks for the giveaway. I think your quilts are wonderful.My favourite childhood game would be hide and seek.

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  99. Great quilt, I love the colors! My favorite childhood game was called Quoits, but I don't even know if they make it anymore! I was something like horseshoes but with rubber stakes on a stand, and you threw rubber circles to try to land them around the stand. I was never very good at it, LOL!!!

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  100. I liked playing Life. Beautiful quilt.

    Erinn

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  101. we used to play a game called capture the flag in the dark with all the neighborhood kids. It was so fun!

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  102. My cousin had the board game Life. It was too expensive for us to buy when I was little and I actually bought one when I got married. Oh, and Mousetrap.

    I love Saffron's fabrics and I have them all except for the top one, which it turns out is one of my favorites of the line. And the new colorway is awesome!

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  103. Adorable pattern! My favorite game to play was a retro board game that my grandmother had called "Payday."

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  104. Pick Me Pick ME!!!! xx fav game??.. Guess Who!!

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  105. I just mostly played games with my sister involving playing 'school' and house

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  106. I love the hand quilting, like most things you do, really inspiring!

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  107. love your quilt ~ especially that hand stitching! and looooovvve those fabrics too :D

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  108. When I was little, it was baseball at the end of the street. As we grew, and could hit the ball far enough to hit a window of a nearby house, my dad would take us all (a little gaggle of kids from the street) to the school baseball diamond.
    Thanks for the giveaway - here in Cali, those birds fabrics sure would be great....so colorful!

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  109. What a fun giveaway.

    I just have one sister and she's 8 years younger, so I grew up entertaining myself with lots of dress-up and imagination. My grandma would pack us a lunch, put a blanket on the floor in the family room, and we'd travel the world. happy times.


    lindsay[dot]ellesquare[at]gmail[dot]com

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  110. My favourite childhood game was hopscotch and double dutch...loved doing those things as a kid:)
    Thanks for a great giveaway Kate!
    jodym7@yahoo.com

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  111. When I was a kid, my brother and I used to play a lot of checkers, hide and seek, and red rover red rover when we got together with friends or cousins.

    I love the quilt! Those Saffron Craig prints are just so great!
    Chanda
    bing_6@hotmail.com

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  112. Your quilte is beautiful! Love the pattern. Thanks for a chance.
    my favorite game to play was Jacks!

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  113. I loved (and still love) monopoly :) Beautiful quilt - love the color combinations you use!

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  114. Fun pattern - love the colors :)

    My favorite game from my childhood is Follow the Judge. It is a complicated form of Hide-and-Seek and this game can go on for hours and hours. All of our neighborhood kids lovee to play this at the elementary school a block from our houses. Fun!

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  115. I loved playing hopscotch. It used many hours of recess and lunch play time!

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  116. Beautiful quilt, such wonderful use of colour. My favourite game was playing hide and seek with the other kids at the bottom of our street.
    Katie
    knygh[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  117. I loved Marbles as a Kid (still do), I loved collecting the marbles as much as swapping them with friends.
    Especially the ones with the colourful swirls in the centre.
    Your Quilts are just Beautiful.

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  118. My first thought was how much I loved to play knuckle bones as I was a bit of a loner, I would sit for hours on the pavement catching the 'bones'. I think it is now known as 'jacks'. Later on, I too used this game when working with children.
    PS Love your quilting ideas and wish you well

    eastridgeolives@gmail.com

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  119. my favourite game was hide and seek with my dad...now I see the enjoyment and fun that my children have playing hide and seek with their grandad.

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  120. I grew up on a farm, and attended a small rural school, with a maximum of 9 pupils in the time I was there. We were inventive with our games, as team games were difficult!
    My favourite was a combination of hide and seek, and I don't know what. Thee who was he, sat on a ball, while everyone hid, and crept around the large school yard. As you were spotted, and captured, you came up. You could be freed by some one coming up and kicking the ball to free you, and the 'he' person had to retrieve the ball and start all over again. This game amused us for many, many hours. Not sure that our mothers appreciated the state of our clothes!!!
    pamcapstick@bigpond.com

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  121. I loved to play red rover.

    neillna@yahoo.com

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  122. My favorite outdoor game was hopscotch. Anyone could play who knew how to draw lines in the dirt using a stick, throw a rock, and jump! Lovely quilt and giveaway. Saffron Craig's fabric is great for your design. Please enter me into your drawing.

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  123. Thank you for making me remember all the outdoor games I played with the kids in my neighborhood, today. My favorite was something called Red Light-Green Light.

    I never played skittles, but I'm guessing it is similar to a variation of bowling that is played in the North-East US called Candlepin Bowling. It's like bowling with a much smaller ball (no holes for your fingers).

    Skittles the quilt is wonderful and the quilting design is just perfect. Love it (and I'd love to win the pattern and fabrics!)

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  124. What an absolutely perfect name for this quilt.
    My favourite games when younger were hopscotch and jacks.
    I have this fabric in my stash and can't wait to use it.
    hinga53@hotmail.com

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  125. I love the name for your quilt and as for a favorite game it would have to be hopscotch of course.

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  126. I'm not sure which game was my favorite. I loved playing Chinese jumprope as a girl. I really love this pattern and the fabric you chose.

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  127. I am sure I am not the winner, but I do LOVE this quilt and Saffron Craig! What a lovely giftie! I hope it all finds a terrific home!

    Thanks for sharing! Hope everything is coming along well with your wee little one!

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  128. We played PIT all the time as kids. It's a card game that illustrates the yelling and chaos of the floor of the stock market. We were almost kicked out of a campground while playing it until my Mom came up with the idea of silent PIT where only hand signals were used. We still talk about that camping trip at Thanksgiving and family gatherings!
    nsue21702 at gmail dot com

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  129. Beautiful as always from you :) My favorite childhood game was monopoly!

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  130. My favourite game was kiss-and-catch

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  131. Oh, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your quilt! It is just too cute. And the fabrics are yummy. I would love to win the whole package.

    Thanks for sharing your beautiful quilt. Can't wait for your hand quilting tutorial!

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  132. I love it! The colors are wonderful - purple is one of my favorites. Also love the little birdies on the fabric - perfect for my little baby girl!

    jshen37 at gmail dot com

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  133. What a wonderful quilt! I've never seen thismone and would love to make one.
    My favorite thing to play was hopscotch, my Mom even used to get into playing it with all us neighborhood girls.
    Chef (dot) Sharon (@) yahoo (dot) com

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  134. Hi Kate
    gorgeous quilts and beautiful choice of fabrics!!
    Favourite game as a child was "What's the time Mr Wolf", usually played at school lunchtimes with a handful of friends!

    tahurifarm(at)xtra(dot)co(dot)nz

    Thanks,
    Lisa

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  135. Beautiful quilt!

    April.martin@gmail.com

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