Friday, February 25, 2011

Sherbet Dreams and a Giveaway!


Ever since designing my Sea Views quilt, I've wanted to try another simple design with curved piecing. When I got my hands on one of Aneela Hoey's fantastic Sherbet Pips layer cakes (42, 10" squares) it was the perfect time to give it a go.


I absolutely adore this fabric - the colours, the cute prints, the great coordinates - and I can't wait for yardage to come out in April. I think the wavy lines show off the prints well (I tried to avoid cutting through the centre of the swings and scooters as I free-hand cut the curves). This was a quick and very satisfying quilt to put together. If you haven't tried sewing curves without pins, I would highly recommend giving it a go. It's easier than you think! Although, I probably wouldn't try it for my first quilt :)


When I emailed Aneela with a photo of the quilt, she kindly suggested that the curves gave it a dreamy quality - so I incorporated that into the quilt's name "Sherbet Dreams". I thought you may like to hear some of the discarded names - "Childhood Dreams" "Dreamy Pips" "Around the Bend" "Bend it like Kate" "A little Bent" (thanks Todd for the fun suggestions!)


And thanks Dane for helping out with the photo shoot.




As the yardage wasn't out yet, I found this red/white dot fabric, but was a little nervous that it might bleed onto the quilt, so I washed it, and then it wasn't wide enough anymore - doh! So I tried piecing a long wavy white line down the back. After some trial and error, I finally got it to work without puckering. It's great how mistakes can push you to try new things.


So, now to the giveaway... to win half a Sherbet Pips layer cake (21, 10" squares - enough to make this quilt) as well as the Sherbet Dreams quilt pattern, just leave a comment telling me a favourite childhood memory. It could be something funny, naughty, an accident, a favourite past time... whatever. The giveaway is open to everyone and I'll randomly pick a winner Tuesday 1st March. - Giveaway closed thanks!


A childhood memory that comes to mind is when I scribbled all over my baby sister's face with pen. I don't actually remember doing it, but there's photographic evidence, and I wouldn't put it past me (sorry Amelia)!

The Sherbet Dreams pattern (containing instructions for two sizes, but not the pieced back) is available from my downloadable patterns page and will be 20% off until the giveaway finishes.

Good luck everyone! Can't wait to hear your memories :)

297 comments:

  1. Gorgeous fabrics and fantastic pattern!

    I lived in San Francisco until I was 5, and one of my favorite childhood memories is going to Golden Gate Park, and the nearby Japanese Tea Gardens with my parents.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  2. beautiful quilt - i actually love the back, carry the curved line into the back to deal with the shrinkage was brillant. would love to win the giveaway. favorite childhood memory is visiting my grandma and getting to have a Coke - something not allowed at home!

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  3. When my sister and I were little, our favorite way to "play" Barbies was to tie our mom's long silky scarves around them, grab them by the scarf "tails," swing them in circles, and chuck them up into the branches of the tree in our front yard. We loved laying on our backs on the grass looking up at them stuck in the tree - they looked so elegant. Then we'd go ask mom for the kitchen stool and a broom to knock them down, and start all over again.

    Weird, but true. :)

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  4. Childhood memories? Catching lightning bugs in the yard and thinking they were so magical? Sadly, I don't see lightning bugs much any more. Love the pattern by the way. dmj53(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  5. When I was about 7, we moved from Hawaii to Virginia. As part of moving, our backyard pool. Our mother forbade my siblings and I from playing in the empty pool. What did we do the first time on our own? We went roller skating... in the pool! It was great!

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  6. What a lovely quilt! I've always wanted to try some curved piecing. I have many lovely childhood memories. Teaching myself to sew doll's clothes with my miniature, hand operated Singer sewing machine, my mum teaching me on her larger Singer that only went faaaast, and my beautiful Grandmother teaching me to crotchet.

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  7. one of my favorite memories is "helping" my grammy hang laundry on her clothesline. she had (has) a lovely yard up on a hill and i can still remember the breeze and the patient listening she bestowed to my two year old self.

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  8. Your quilt is so very gorgeous, I came over from Andrea's blog. I LOVE this fabric range and can't wait for the yardage either. Childhood memory? I will tell you a swing on, because that's appropriate, don't you think? I lived on a farm in Victoria, Australia and had a swing made out of an old tyre (which I don't think was uncommon!) and it was set underneath a sprawling mulberry tree. I have such happy swing memories- trying to fly, make myself dizzy, daydream away etc.

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  9. Opps- I think I just called Aneela, Andrea in my comment and now I can't edit that away because it's disappeared into cyber space!

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  10. I was fortunate in that I had a very nice childhood. I guess the late nights outside playing kick the can or freeze tag in the neighborhood were some of my favorite memories. Ahhh .... youth.

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  11. I grew up with four sisters, but the youngest 3 had just a year between each of us, so we were really close. I was the youngest. I remember my mom always making us dress alike. Which as an adult I think is great, as a kid not so much. One of my favorite memory is of these pink jumpsuit things that had short sleeves and on the back of two of them were glittery rollerskates and on the back of the other was a glitter lion's face. TOTALLY 70's!!! I mean, so LOVED them, I thought I was really cool....pretty sure everyone else would have thought that as well. HA HA.

    lissaneyhartpc@yahoo.com

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  12. love your design and the adorable fabric.

    I so very fondly remember staying at my granny and grandpa's house when my mom would go to my older brother and sister's school for room mother fun and parties. While at my granny's, we would play Old Maid, a card game, and who ever had the old maid would have to eat raisins. I did NOT like raisins at the time.

    also, i would play in her button tin, picking out ones that matched.

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  13. A favorite childhood memory probably involved trips to the library. I ultimately became a librarian and an book fiend, so it made an impression. :)THANKS!!! Love the quilt and fabric. joleehamlin [at] comcast [dot] net

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  14. My favourite childhood memory is lying on a huge hammock made out of an old canvas verandah blind and gently swinging beneath the gum trees with our collection of guinea pigs -- some six in all, plus a rabbit -- while the dog waited hopefully down below.
    Katie
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  15. I have great childhood memories of every summer being spent at the beach...we would pack up the car until you could fit no more in, then my sister and I would squeeze in the back seat and we would play I spy until we saw the first glimpse of the water. Once we saw the water we were too excited to play any more!!

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  16. Would love to win this! I have a ton of great childhood memories that involved rollerskating with my 4 siblings around a steel support beam in our basement...to the Beach Boys no less. Sometimes we'd mix it up and put someone in a play shopping card w/ a jump rope tied to the handle and get some good momentum going. It was euphoric.

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  17. That quilt is amazing! I really love the curvy blocks are perfect for Sherbet Pips! Your story reminded me of a camping trip when I was little. I was maybe 4 or 5, my sister is 2 years younger than me. We were playing on a big rock and I told her to jump off and I would catch her. Well, I wasn't as strong as I thought I was and I did not catch her.at. all. But I meant well! It wasn't intentional...unlike the time I pushed her out of the car (it was parked!). Oh, to be a kid again ;) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  18. My favorite moment was when our cat had kittens... Until my cousin walked past our dog with one!!! Love the quilt!

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  19. My favorite memory is going on special errands with Dad and stopping for ice cream on the way home. Just me and him.

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  20. I think my favorite childhood memory would be singing and dancing in my grandmother's basement. She had an OLD phonograph record player, and I would just spend hours dancing to the old records. Hmmm...wonder where they are now. :)

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  21. Sherbet Pips must be THE most coveted fabric around! I would LOVE to win this! Fingers crossed!

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  22. I love this quilt and of course love the fabric!! One of my favorite childhood memories is lazy summer days laying on a quilt and reading under a big maple tree with my sister.

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  23. oh man...i remember the countless times my dad would walk me and two of my sisters, but the 4 neighborhood girls down to the park so we could play pick up baseball against the 'boys'. my dad would cheat for the girls and oooohhh, those boys would be mad!!
    love your dreamy quilt...and that wavy line on the back!

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  24. My grandma always bought me lots of Tic Tacs - the Spearment were my favorite. She was such a wonderful woman!

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  25. One of my favorite childhood memories is riding my "3 speed" bike around the neighborhood. I was the first "kid on the block" to get a bike with "speeds" on it and I felt pretty special when I got it for my birthday when I was 9.

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  26. Thanks for a chance to win some Sherbet Pips....I LOVE this fabric. My favorite childhood memories is when my mom and dad woke my two sisters and me up at 5am and drove us to the airport for a "surprise". I was just 5 years old and when we walked in the airport there was Lassie!!! Lassie's trainer and Lassie had been in town for the annual summer fair and my dad had found out when they were leaving to go home. We were the only people in the airport and had Lassie all to ourselves! A dream come true!

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  27. I liked to teach cooking lessons at the beach using sand and sea water. And any shells I could pick up.

    Love that quilt!!

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  28. My favorite childhood memory is Sunday picnics with all my family. The adults would sit at long tables playing cards and cooking shish kabob, while all the cousins played.

    Your fabric is so much fun.

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  29. One of my favorite memories is taking walks with my grandfather and brother to these huge rocks we would jump off. Something mom would not have allowed, but so fun!
    courtlyons@yahoo.com

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  30. it's a really beautiful quilt. the front and the back!

    one of my favorite childhood memories was riding on my brother's motorcycle. he was 10 years older than me, so i can clearly remember being 6, so he was 16, and i was on the back of his motorcycle, and it was the best feeling! however, when my girls are 6, there is NO WAY i'll let them on the back of one! :)

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  31. This pattern is an awesome way to show off the Pips! One of my favorite childhood memories is the Christmas I received my Easy-Bake oven. I loved that little toy!

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  32. I grew up with 4 sisters and 2 brothers. We always had fun visiting our grandparents while they were building a cottage home near a small lake. The lake wasn't real good for swimming but we did some anyway and would always end up with a few leaches on our feet or legs. Yuk! Thanks for a chance to win some Pips!

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  33. I grew up as an only child... I have fond memories of curling up in my window seat and reading the day away :)

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  34. my favorite childhood memory is visiting my grandma ever summer for a week. We would bake bread, eat watermelon and relax in the summer sun.

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  35. Great combination of patters and fabrics.
    My childhood memory is swinging on a tire swing that was on a very large oak tree outside the back door. The tree and swing are long gone by now.
    SharO

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  36. Beautiful quilt!

    My childhood memory is a scary-fun one. I was riding my pony at the fair grounds when some boys jumped out and scared us. My pony took off at a dead run and ran all the way back home to her barn stall. Almost five miles away! Not sure how I managed to stay on, or how we managed to not get hit by a car (crossed several busy streets).

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  37. My favorite childhood memory has to be picking wildflowers in the fields and along the dirt roads near my grandparent's house. We would pick some flower, then chase lizards. Pick more flowers then eat from a patch of wild strawberries we found. Pick more flowers then stop to catch crawdads in the creek - and on and on!

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  38. I LOVE your pattern and the pips too !!!!
    One of my favorite cildhood memories inspired by this fabric was my dad teaching me how to swing ....I couldn't begin to tell you how many times he had to say "bend your legs, kick with your feet" He would get sooooo frustrated but I loved it and did eventually get it ....eventually :)!!!!

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  39. I love this fabric line so much and it looks so great in your design! One of my favourite childhood memories is camping with my dad. It was always just him and me as the rest of the family wasn't nearly as into camping as the two of us. We listened to baseball games on the radio in the evening and just had some great father/daughter time.

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  40. What a lovely quilt and I adore those fabrics!

    I vividly remember playing my "Strawberry Shortcake" record over and over while dancing and singing along to my favorite track "New York, New York".

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  41. I was just reminiscing with my brother about our old atari video games. I was the only girl with four brothers but I could keep up with them.

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  42. I loved making mud pies. I had an old pink desk next to a faucet under the patio. Quite the set-up I thought. (love the quilt)

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  43. Hi Kate! I love every quilt you have made! This one one divine!

    My fondest memories are of growing up on the dairy farm. The memories are fonder now that I have grown up and realise just how lucky I was to have those experiences - especially with kids growing up in suburbia!

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  44. I just saw this over on Aneela's blog. What a great use of her line! I can't believe I've never been to your blog before but can't wait to get started.

    I'm trying to think of my best childhood memory... I have an awful long term memory so it's pretty hard! But I really loved dressing up with my sister and neighbours and putting on plays on our garage roof. Odd spot for a play but really, really fun!

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  45. While my parents shopped for groceries, my brother and I would build a little fire in our old green house and roast hot dogs and marshmallows. It's amazing we didn't burn the place down!

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  46. Beautiful fabric, fabulous quilt! I've had my beady little eye on this line for a while and would love to win some!
    My favourite childhood memory...oh so, so many. I think one of the best though was going to Bonfire Night parties. As I grew up in England, Guy Fawkes night on 5th November fell in Autumn and you could find lots of bonfire night parties in public parks. THey were characterised by the smell of crackling, burning wood as the Guy was burned on a huge fire, by a spectacular fireworks display, by being rugged up in your warm clothes whilst eating toffee apples. My mum would often also buy boxes of fireworks to have in the back garden and I still clearly remember my dad sprinting as fast as possible away from fireworks after he had lit them! I'm not even sure it's legal these days but it was a lot of fun!

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  47. I would love to win some of this fabric. Love it! I remember the year my parents took me and my siblings to the Great Smokey Mountains. The thing I remember the most is that our cat went with us and he rode in the back of the car by the back glass. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  48. One early memory is of sitting in my child rocking chair and reading a huge book of fairy tales. My mother told me to read one a day, but I would sit for hours reading until I was told to go to bed. I was five, and I still remember how thrilling it was to have the power of understanding and reading words, that then turned into stories.

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  49. One of my favorite memories is sitting outside under the birch tree hand-piecing little scraps of fabric together for doll blankets! Good times!

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  50. I love your newest quilt!! My favorite childhood memory is snuggling in bed with my grandma, she died when I was quite young and this is one of the very few memories I have of her before she got sick.

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  51. One of my favourite child memories was riding my bike with my girlfriend of 30 years. We tied our bikes together with our dolls tied on the back and rode to each others houses...without injury mind you!
    thanks for the chance to win......love your quilt and the name too!

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  52. oh what wonderful fabric, one of my favourite childhood memories is learning to sew with mu great aunt fedora lindsey

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  53. What a beautiful quilt! One day I will definitely try doing one! :)

    My favourite childhood memory? I have so many! But I loved taking our dog on a walk with my dad. We used to go down to a little stream, that seemed like a river to me at the time and we used to take a couple of jars each to catch all sorts of bugs :) Great times.

    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  54. Nothing beats the first memory - I was two years old, it was winter and I had so many clothes on, I could hardly walk. We went to some birthday with my parents and aunts and where we were waiting for the bus, there was a long narrow strip of ice and my father hold me up from my hands and gave me a slide on it - that was life! Also I remember the huge white mouse (bigger than me) my mom had made for that kid's birthday, it was so big, we had it tied on a sledge and tugged it along.

    And I love the wavy quilt!

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  55. I'm already a big lover of 'Pips' and this is a fabulous pattern.

    The childhood memory that immediately sprung to mind was Christmas day when I was a small child. My much older brother got stuck into a bottle of port while Mum cooked the dinner. (not sure where dad was). Anyway, my brother sat on the floor quite drunk and I went running around to show him my talcum powder (I'd just got in my stocking). I tripped over his legs and the lid of the talcum powder came off and covered his head in shoulders in white powder. Mum came in to see what the fuss was about and he was sick on her new Christmas sweater.

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  56. Howdy from Texas, Kate! Love how you balance curves and straight lines in your quilt -- keeps it interesting.

    My favorite memory is Christmas time. We lived near the beach so it never got cold. My dad would turn down the AC to 40 degrees so we could use our fireplace! We'd drink yucky eggnog or yummy hot chocolate and roast marshmallows in the fireplace. Then we'd dip our marshmallows in ground peppermint candy while it was soft and gooey. So much fun.

    Actually, the red and white in your quilt reminds me of those peppermint dipped marshmallows, yuummmy!

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  57. Wow!! Absolutely beautiful and how I would love to win!

    One of my favorite childhood memories is when my older sister used to come home from dates. We shared a bedroom and she would always bring me little bags of potato chips for her and I to eat in bed while she filled me in on her date. Maybe that's why I'm so addicted to chips!!

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  58. Beautiful quilt! I have my fingers crossed that I'm the lucky winner.
    Favorite childhood memory is being outside at dusk and chasing fireflies.

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  59. First, I can't imagine a more perfect fabric design than Sherbet Pips for this quilt design. It is just adorable! As far as memories go, I think I will always cherish going shopping & having lunch, all by myself, with my Mom. Having 2 sisters & a brother made being one on one with my Mom very special, so special that I made it a habit to do with my own three children!

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  60. My favorite childhood memory (as told to me later by my mom) was of coming home with my parents to see my older (by 10 years) sister entertaining her girlfriends. I said, in my most huffy voice, "How come SHE gets to use the good dishes??). Thanks for the chance to win some of Aneela's lovely fabrics!

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  61. so many childhood memories with my brother... we spent many hours laughing and playing on our swing set.

    One time we got in trouble for using my Grandma's throw pillows as seats to ride down the stairs on!!

    March 1 is my BD, so it would be a great birthday gift to win!

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  62. Oh goodness, favorite (naughty) childhood memory...my brother and I were playing with play-doh, and I convinced him to smell it...no smell it "real deep" so of course he stuck it up his nose, then couldn't get it out, and it just went further and further back til his finger couldn't reach it anymore. My mother had to take him to the emergency doctor so that he could remove it with really really long and skinny tweezers! Yes, sometimes I was pretty bad! Lovely quilt pattern and great giveaway!

    marcijdebetaz (at) hotmail {dotcom}

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  63. Hi Kate, reading your childhood memory reminded me of one of mine - when I drew a lovely christmas tree on my bedroom wall, shortly after my parents had re-decorated the room. And it wasn't a small one - oh no - it went half way up the wall! Luckily it was behind the door, so not so obvious when you came into the room :o) - makes me smile (luckily) when I find doodles by my 2 little tiddlypeeps on their walls too!

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  64. I have been seeing this fabric all over the blogosphere! Love it! Okay, I grew up with four siblings and all of their friends. One of my favorite childhood memories is playing "poker" with pretzels and cheese-its as the chips and my sister and I dressed in "saloon girl/waitress" clothing and serving red kool-aid drinks to my vest festooned "gambler" brothers. Oh the fun we had!

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  65. The fabric and pattern are fabulous. My favorite childhood memory is watching the hockey game with my dad in his big old comfy chair, and if you were really quiet and watched the game, he would give you jube jubes.

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  66. Lovely quilt! My favourite toy when I was a child was my dollshouse, made by my mother from an old wooden box. I have many memories of playing with it and making things to go in it , including a tiny little quilt made from a slightly shiny turquiose fabric covered in teeny tiny pink flowers. I quilted it with pink cotton and was very pleased with my handiwork!

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  67. I remember the vacations we took with our dad the most.

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  68. My childhood memory is of when I was about three sitting on the back step with my cat in a tight grip and reading him a story from one of my books which at the time was being held upside down - the book not the cat. And also giving the same cat a haircut with my mothers pinking shears! The cat survived to old age - no thanks to me.

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  69. Beautiful quilt Kate - love the curves!! I remember when I was riding my bike home from school down a hill and I got "speed wobbles" and came off face first onto the bitumen These were the days without helmets so I broke my cheekbone and had a badly grazed face and black eye.

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  70. Favorite childhood memory is vacation with my family: two weeks on a lake, playing, swimming, canoeing, campfires, eating outside....didn't get any better.

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  71. My favourite childhood memory is of visits to the Far North of Australia to see my maternal grandmother and uncles, aunties and cousins. (I have a large family!) In particular I loved going for "picnics" where we'd set up camp on a neighbouring island and be the only ones there, with the beach and the water to ourselves. Bliss!

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  72. Liz said,
    I would love to make something from the Sherbet Pips line. It's so cute!
    My favourite memory is when my sister sucked our pet budgie up the vacuum cleaner when she tried to clean it's cage.

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  73. wow gorgeous quilts! the first childhood memory that came to mind was sewing straight lines on my grandma's singer treddle machine in country west australia, glad to say quilting is a little easier with electricity ;)
    Imby

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  74. One of my favorite memories is the Christmas I got my first Cabbage Patch baby doll. In that moment it felt like magic was real! I adore childhood.

    Your quilt is absolutely amazing! I am in awe, and so totally inspired by it. What an amazing giveaway. I rarely enter, but this one I cannot resist!!

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  75. I will be the 275th person to leave a comment here. My favourite childhood memory would definitely be:

    eating home-made chicken wings (lots of them) in my aunt's birthday party when they moved to their first apartment.

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  76. I love the wavey line on the back.

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  77. my favorite memory was tobogganing with my brother,in snow that was deeper than we were tall.

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  78. My sister and I used to play 'detectives'. For some reason, we always needed a railway track, so we would turn a wooden bed-frame over to use as the railway track. We would run up and down the tracks. Thankfully we didn't have a train...

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  79. I remember one time we were playing 'Captain Planet' and my older sister pushed my younger sister into the corner, and it split her head open....
    Then there was the camping trip to Rapid Bay that ended in gale forced winds - the tent being blown down, poles buckled etc,... and then 6 of us sleeping in the van for the night - Oh the memories!

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  80. As an 11-12 year old I and my sister had a friend,a lovely lady in her 70's she still had all her Edwardian clothes including the most gorgeous cotton petticoats. Generously she allowed us, urchins that we were to dress up and admire all the pretty things while an old wind up gramophone played "I'll be with you in apple blossom time" she would have loved all the wonderful quilts now being made.

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  81. The girl on the swing seat reminds me of the time my father put a swing seat in a plum tree that we had on our back yard and my brother and I had a lot of fun there in the summer. We both hated to eat the plums but that tree had the perfect branch for our swing seat!
    Thank you for the giveaway!
    ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

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  82. What a fab giveaway. One of my favourite childhood memories is sitting in my Nan's living room in front of the open fire while she taught me how to embroider. We had first ironed on a transfer pattern to a napkin and then i was allowed to choose which silks i wanted and taught to thread the needle. Happy memories, thank you for reminding me!

    KarynLiza

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  83. Thanks for the lovely giveaway. One of my memories is with my four brothers - we dumped a wagon full of tiny tree frogs into our neighbors built in pool!

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  84. it would have to be climbing the big old fig tree at the park with its butresses and roots providing sky high rooms to play in. One time I encouraged my little sister and her friend to join me up there and they got stuck and I had to ride 3 k's home on my bike and get the wooden ladder from our bunk beds and ride back up with the ladder under my arm to help get them down!

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  85. Awesome giveaway.....I LOVE this fabric and the pattern is wonderful!
    My favorite childhood memory is baking and spending time in the kitchen with my grandma....who was the best cook ever!!

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  86. I love this fabric and your quilt pattern showcases it soooo very wonderfully! I love the pattern.

    A childhood memory.... when my "baby" brother was born, I was 8....I desperately wanted a sister, since I already had two brothers. When I heard that I had another brother, I asked if we could just trade him in for a girl. Mom had to explain that it just doesn't work that way :-)

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  87. what a great giveaway!
    I mostly remember smells... yummy food in the kitchen, lemons outside my bedroom window... and, best of all, jasmine outside our front door.

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  88. I love the quilt - I made a quilt with layer cake such fun! Love how your'sturned out!

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  89. I actually have very few memories of my childhood -- perhaps it was unremarkable? However, I do remember that every summer we would go to the seashore for two days (our annual family vacation!). I loved to swim out into the ocean, just beyond where the waves broke, and float -- so free! I felt I could float forever -- but eventually had to come back to shore and reality.

    Your pattern is just right for this fabric, the name is perfect!

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  90. I actually have very few memories of my childhood -- perhaps it was unremarkable? However, I do remember that every summer we would go to the seashore for two days (our annual family vacation!). I loved to swim out into the ocean, just beyond where the waves broke, and float -- so free! I felt I could float forever -- but eventually had to come back to shore and reality.

    Your pattern is just right for this fabric, the name is perfect!

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  91. One of my favourite memories is from when I was about 4 or 5, sitting on the roof of our car and watching the drive in movies which were a few blocks away. We couldn't hear anything but those pretty pictures were still pretty!
    Thanks for this chance to win!

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  92. I love your quilt patterns, they're lovely and inspiring.

    A random favorite childhood memory is sitting on the foot rest under my dad's desk when he worked, playing with a doll and just loving feeling safe and hidden and calm.

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  93. Super cute pattern!
    My favorite memory as a kid was picking avocado's off the tree that grew by our pool...........I'm not snowbound(happily, though) in Idaho. No avocado trees in sight.....

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  94. I remember, on several occasions, pretending to be asleep so my father would carry me to bed. I loved it. Needless to say, I always carry my kiddos to bed, whenever they ask, and even sometimes when they don't!

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  95. What a fun idea for a giveaway! Favorite childhood memories! I think the first one that comes to mind is my mom was always on the PTA and I remember with a lot of happy feelings the nights that she would be at PTA meetings and my dad was in charge, we always ate Campbells Tomato Soup (which we called Cookie soup for some reason) and watched TV together while playing legos. Just a nice, happy memory with my dad and my brother.

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  96. Gorgeous quilt. I love all the wavy lines. My favorite memory is all the ones with my dad.
    ensor.jennifer@gmail.com

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  97. Oh, what a great giveway. I remember my mother telling us that a plane was rudolph's nose and all of us loaded in the car screaming for her to hurry home so we could beat santa.

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