11.06.2012

Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks & A Give-away

I'm so excited to be in Issue #6 of Quiltmaker 100 Blocks. 
  When I was asked to contribute a block to the magazine I was beyond excited and flattered.
"Two Dresses" is a block inspired by my love of all things sewing related.
 It is so much fun to pick the fabrics for this block. 
 
Here is a peek inside. I'm right next to Jennifer at Sewhooked!!!  Her block is so cute! 
There are so many great blocks in this issue!!
 
 
 

 
**I am giving away three prizes!***
Prize #1 and #2 
A copy of Quiltmaker Magazine and a "Vintage Modern" F8 Set
with a F8 of "Script" in Cream and Sage from the Library Collection by Timeless Treasures
from Becca at Sew Me a Song!!


Prize #3
A copy of Quiltmaker Magazine and this adorable F8 set
from Brenda at Pink Castle Fabrics!

 
For one chance to win, Leave a comment by Sunday, November 11th.
For a second chance to win,  Become a follower (leave me a comment letting me know).
Please be sure to include a way to reach you : )

 Doesn't the block look great in "Vintage Modern"?
 
 
 
 I had some fun in photoshop combining "Two Dresses" with the "Rose Dream" block

 
 
And be sure to check out Quiltmaker's Blog for more give aways!
The issue will be on news stands on November 13th.
 
Good Luck!!
xo
Charise

376 comments:

  1. I would love to win this! I need some block inspiration for a few of my bees, and I love that fabric stash! Congratulations on having your block published!

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  2. Such gorgeous dresses Charise! Big love fr them!

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  3. Congratulations on the block being published. Love the dresses.

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  4. Love your block, looks great in those fabrics!

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  5. It's such a gorgeous block, Charise, and so very you! Congratulations on being published :)

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  6. And yes, of course I follow your blog x

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  7. I'd love to win either of these wonderful prizes! That magazine is almost impossible to find in Australia!

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  8. Hi! loved the 2 dresses block. Thought it would be fun to enlarge and make a coloring project for my granddaughter that wants to be a fashion designer!

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  9. Your dresses block is adorable! Congrats and thanks for the giveaway!

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  10. Aren't they just adorable! Such possibilities!!

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  11. Such a gorgeous block, Charise! Love it in the Vintage Modern! Congratulations on the publication - well deserved! :)

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  12. I'm a follower :) Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  13. Congratulations and tahnks for the giveaway! Your block is gorgeous!!

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  14. Wonderful block...wonderful dresses!

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  15. wooo! love these dress bocks! nice accent to a wardrobe :D
    I would love to win everything.. of course :D

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  16. and I'm following you for a long time now.. :)

    marysza.blog@gmail.com

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  17. Oh my goodness those are incredicle :) Please neter me into your draw - my fingers are crossed!!!

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  18. Brain and fingers not talking with each other! Those are incredible not incredicle! I am a happy follower who can't spell or type properly!! :)

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  19. Would love to win such beautiful designs

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  20. It's so hard to get Quiltmaker here in the UK so thanks so much for the chance to win!

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  21. I love the dresses! Congratulations on the publication! And, thank you for the chance to win!

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  22. I'm a follower on Reader. Thanks again!

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  23. Love your sweet block! If I don't win, I'll certainly get hold of a copy of the magazine. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  24. Congrats Charise! Great pattern and a wonderful publication to be a part of too!

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  25. I am a fan of everything you create and this is no exception, would love to win,

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  26. I am already a happy follower!

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  27. I just so love your block. Your dress could have so many personalities depending on the fabric used.Looks fantastice with the Rose dream block too. Love it.

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  28. Now that I have found you I am now a follower so that I can watch your progress :-)

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  29. Such a lovely block! It's perfect with the Rose Dream block.

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  30. I'm a follower and that's a lovely block you got in there :)!

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  31. Love the vintage dresses - I may have to use this block in my guild challenge

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  32. I am a new follower - love your work

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  33. The block looks lovely but i wonder if i can make it:)

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  34. Your block is wonderful! I love it!

    sao in Midlothian, VA

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  35. The fabric you are giving away is lovely!

    I am a new follower!

    sao in Midlothian, VA

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  36. Truly love your block and it is perfect in Vintage Modern

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  37. Love your dresses - thanks for sharing & thanks for the chance to win.

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  38. I'm a new follower - thanks for the giveaway.

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  39. Your block is amazing! It would be so fun to have a super-scrappy version, too. I would love choosing fabric based on how it would "read" as a dress. Thanks so much for the inspiration and also for the chance to win such a great prize!

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  40. I am now following your blog through GFC - can't wait to follow along with your creative journey!

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  41. Cute dresses. Obvious that fabric is your passion.

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  42. Your pattern is adorable!I really need to win a copy.

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  43. Congrats on being published! I just became a follower.

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  44. I'm a new follower!
    hulseybg@gmail.com

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  45. Oh, oh, oh, I love this block! I'm a vintage nut & this is right up my alley! I have a mindful of "perfect" fabrics for this! Thanks so much for a chance a the give-away!
    mgw070 at shaw dot ca

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  46. Adorable dresses!! Congrats on being published!

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  47. I can see this leading to a closet full! Glad I have a granddaughter.

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  48. That is a sweet block! Love the dresses and the look of vintage (using dress forms). Thank you for a chance to win.

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  49. I am so happy to say that I am a follower of your blog!
    mgw070 at shaw dot ca

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  50. I am a new follower! Looking forward to new inspirational posts! :-)

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  51. Love the block. For some reason it reminds me of the old Besty McCall paper dolls from the old McCall's magazine from the 1950's. I guess my "vintage age" is showing! Thanks for the generous giveaway...my fingers are crossed!

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  52. sorry..forgot my email addy: ntzasqrl2@msn.com

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  53. Those little dresses are so cute!
    hulseybg@gmail.com

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  54. The sky is the limit with this block. Combinations can come from all types of fabrics. Congrats!!

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  55. Such a great block! so many different possibilities!

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  56. Dresses remind me of the mom on Leave it to Beaver, Congrats and thanks for the chance to win.
    mhinders@myclearwave.net

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  57. Love the vintage modern in the dresses. It just looks like it was made just for your blocks! Thanks for sharing!

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  58. such a super cute block. congrats on your block being in the magazine which I love.

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  59. I would love to add the magazine and/or fabric to my stash. Congrats on making it into the magazine!

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  60. Love this block! Thanks for the chance to win!
    mcb@mts.net

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  61. Great block. Reminds me of playing 'paper dolls'. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  62. I am a follower! I love your block and I am going to use it to make a banner to top off my
    design wall. Thank you for the chance to win a fantastic package!

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  63. Great block and perfect fabric for it! I will be a follower as soon as I'm done commenting!

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  64. What a cute block to make for a best friend or a sister!! Your color choice is spot-on!! I subscribed to your newsletter and followed on Pinterest! Congratulations!!

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  65. those dresses are just so cute. They would look great in just about every color.

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  66. I really do like this block. I think it would make a great wall hanging inspiration--for my sewing room!

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  67. Any color combination would make those Two Dresses darling. Good job. Thank you for your creativity in designing this block and now it is become access to us thru Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, Volume 6 to make ourselves. This is so unique and I just love it. Your giveways are unbelievable and just proves that you are a very generous quilter. Thank you.

    Sandi T.
    sandit1@sbcglobal.net

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  68. Love the Vintage look of these dresses! This is a fabulous block!! Thanks so much

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  69. I love your work nd love thes two dresses! Sure is nice with the yellow "wallpaper" in your fist mock up. Congratulations!

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  70. Hello! It's great to meet you. I just adore your block. The vintage dresses are so cute. I may make one of these just to put up on a wall in my studio to cheer me up. I'm just stopping by to say "hello". Don't enter me in the giveaway, I'm on the tour, too. Have a super day!

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  71. I'm a follower and a fn! I love your paper piecing patterns! So cool that you were placed right next to Jennifer Offenstein :-)'

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  72. This is such a fun block and I love how you made it into different quilt ideas, really unique and different.

    Debbie

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  73. Love this block! Thanks sew much for a chance to win :-)

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  74. These blocks are divine. I would love to try making them :) Congrats on having a block published.

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  75. Your dresses are lovely. Will suit in a girly quilt :)
    Gun, Sweden
    gun@lapp.se

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  76. I ADORE your block! I always loved paperdolls, and playing dressup, so I'll definitely be using your block! Thank you so much!

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  77. What an adorable block!! I love your dresses! Thanks for such a generous giveaway!

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  78. My sixteen year old grand daughter will love this I can see a pillow for her bed... thank you

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  79. Very cute block. I think it is wonderful!

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  80. Great block! Congrats on having the block published! :)

    thimbleroom(at)gmail(dot)com

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  81. I'm a happy new follower and thanks.

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  82. Charise, this "Two Dresses" block is simply darling! Your blogspot is so inspiring, and congratulations for having your block published. Can't wait for Nov. 13 to run out and buy the magazine.
    I am a loyal follower now and forever.
    Nettie

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  83. Your block is adorable and congrats on being in the magazine. Thanks for the chance to win a prize.

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  84. Congratulations on being in the magazine. I really need to start paper piecing.

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  85. Love your block!. I have a couple of your patterns, and love them.

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  86. Great block! Love seeing it made up in different fabrics.

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  87. Congrats! I love your block especially in the last combination. Dresses are so cute and the parts of the second block looks like a beads on charming handmade necklace. Wonderful!

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  88. This is indeed one fun little block. Makes me want to make some aprons!

    -Sandy
    wrybbunz@gmail.com

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  89. And I am now a follower!

    -Sandy
    wrybbunz@gmail.com

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  90. I don't paper piece much - but this block is very cute! And can go so many ways fabric wise! Well done!

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  91. HAPPY TO FOLLOW !

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  92. HI! ADORABLE BLOCKS-GIVES ME IDEAS!
    THANKS FOR SHARING A PRETTY GIVEAWAY!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  93. What a NEAT modern block! THanks for sharing!

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  94. I am a dressmaker --- a perfect block! and, as always, it changes so much with a change of fabric choices. I like it with the alternate blocks.

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  95. I just signed up as a follower. Tamsyn

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  96. Darling block--it's going to be fun picking fabrics for the dresses!

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  97. Your block would be adorable in so many different fabrics. Thanks for contributing your block to the latest 100 Blocks volume!

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  98. Oh my gosh, your block is just darling! I'd love to have a go at trying it out :) x

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  99. Oh, and I'm already a follower!

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  100. I love this block, especially using Vintage Modern! Just gorgeous.

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  101. Too cute! I can see making these in 30's prints for a really cute wallhanging. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  102. I am a new follower. After seeing this block, I need to check out more.

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  103. I'd love a chance to win any of this.

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  104. Love your block! Congrats on getting your block in the magazine!

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  105. And I just became a follower :)

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  106. What a block!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations on having it printed!

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  107. I also follow you on my reader.

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  108. So cute and yes they look lovely in vintage modern.

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  109. I absolutely am a follower...I love your style and your block is fabulous! Congratulations and thanks for sharing.

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    1. Just in case, here's my email: karen(dot)patriquin(at)gmail(dot)com

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  110. Love the header on your blog. Such cute things. And I love your block. I love the red and pink versions.

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  111. Congratulations on being published. This is the cutest block in the fabrics you selected.

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  112. I would love to win. Your vintage garments are so cute.

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  113. Very cute block. Thanks for sharing.

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  114. What an adorable block. I have subscribed to your posts.

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  115. Your block is so adorable!!! I can't wait to try it.
    Thanks for the fun giveaway.

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  116. So cute! I love them, may need to learn how to paper piece, ughhh. Thanks. Vivian

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  117. Congratulations on your block, which I find super sweet! love it! thank you!

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  118. Vintage Modern fabric is darling. My young daughter-in-law would love it..along with the Two Dresses pattern. I think I'd share with her if I won. ;-)

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  119. How fun is that! What a great block and looks great with your QAL.

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  120. I love this block!! I make doll clothes and also have a degree in fashion design, but my fashion style is retro! I happy to be a follower!!

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  121. I am a follower, one of my favorite blogs.

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  122. Wow! I know a certain little lady who love to have a quilt with this block in it!

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  123. I am a new follower too! thank you again !

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  124. The block is different and has so many possibilities when combining with other blocks

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  125. What a cute quilt block. They certainly have changed since the days my great grandmother hand quilted. Thanks for the terrific giveaways.

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  126. Oh pleaseeeeeeeeeeee, your block's soooooo terrific cute!!!!!

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  127. That is a seriously cute and clever block! So great with the shoes block from the last issue. Thanks for the chance!

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  128. Great block and it looks fab with your rose dream block

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  129. Congrats Charise!! I knew it was only a matter of time before patterns were published! Well deserved, and nicely done! Gorgeous block :)

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  130. I really like your dresses block! Now I am imagining it in all kinds of different fabrics...

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  131. I am a happy regular follower of your blog!

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  132. Love your block. Fabrics are great too! Thanks for the chance to win such generous prizes.

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  133. Love your block I would love to do that quilt with the dresses .

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  134. I follow you on google and blog loving

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  135. Those dresses are so stinking cute. You're right; you could go crazy picking just the right fabrics!

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  136. love that fabric,,,,everyone needs a new dress, thanks!

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  137. Your two dresses block is very sweet. It makes me think of my Mom who grow up in the thirties & wore sackcloth print dresses. Of course, you could make it up in anything. How about some satins for a party dress or 2? Thanks!

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  138. Very cute block! Congratulations on getting it published in the magazine and thanks for the opportunities to win.

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  139. I am a follower :) I love your little dresses
    Thanks
    vickie.van@hotmail.com

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  140. Very cute block. I love the Vintage Modern block fabric. Congrats on being chosen to be in the magazine.

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  141. very cute block and thanks for the chance

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  142. Two dresses is the WINNER!! What a darling block! I'm glad you're in Vol. 6. Thanks for the blog and prizes!

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  143. I am following your blog. Looks VERY intriguing:)

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  144. What a great idea, two dresses is so cute. I enjoy your blog.

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  145. Cute dresses I've signed up for your e-mails. You have a lot of cute patterns. I'm glad they're downloadable.

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  146. Congratulations!!! Love your blocks! I am a follower!

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