Monday, May 21, 2012

Sew Mama Sew Giveaway!

Hello all!  Welcome to my little corner of blog land.  As you know, today starts Sew Mama Sew's Biannual Giveaway.


Today I have 7 Kona Cotton Solid fat quarters in an array of rainbow colors.  These brights just scream summer to me!



To enter, just leave a comment saying what your favorite thing about summer is; whether it be sunshine and gardens, family picnics, lounging in a hammock with a good book, whatever!

Giveaway will close May 25 at 6:00 pm MST.  International folks welcome.  I will pick a winner randomly on May 27.

Please be sure to have a way for me to contact you if you are a winner (either a visible e-mail on your profile page or leave one with your comment.)   
Best of luck!

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Jennifer said...

reading a book for enjoyment! love summertime!

susan said...

Thanks for the giveaway. I love not when I can stop wearing socks because the weather has warmed up. That happened about five years ago in the UK, or at least it feels like that!

Spontaneous Threads said...

Family time is my favorite thing. My kiddo's are growing and we just won't have many more summers of just hanging out! Thanks for the giveaway.

Anita said...

I really like being tan. =) It's a nice color on me. LOL. Thanks for a lovely giveaway.

KD-Quilts said...

Being at the beach is my favorite part of summer!

monica. said...

I live in Arizona so I actually hate summer, but I will be enjoying the pool this summer. Thanks for the giveaway!

trillium said...

I like eating all of the summer fruits--cherries, raspberries, blueberries, YUM!

trilliumcreates AT gmail DOT com

Hannah said...

sunshine. we get too little here in the uk!

hannah dot kitching at hotmail dot co dot uk

Jennie P. said...

I love my summer garden. Nothing like fresh veggies and fruit!

Stephanie Granite said...

My favorite thing about summer is the long days!

Lori said...

I love being off work in the summers! It leaves plenty of time for sewing!

fenna said...

summer is awesome for letting all the kids play outside and going barefoot!!!!

L said...

Afternoon naps!

Mrs.Pickles said...

I love mowing the grass! thank you for the chance to win

captainsharmie said...

i love sunshine and no classes ;)

you can reach me at supersharmie at gmail dot com :)

Krystina said...

Love lazy days at the beach!

nela said...

i love the lush summer evenings with friends in our garden

Desi @ Wee Share said...

I love family picnics and going to our local beaches :)

Desi
weeshareblog@gmail.com

Lisa Marie said...

I like food cooked on the grill. Vegetables are extra delicious that way. Thanks for the chance to win!

♥Duff said...

I love sheets dried on the line--the smell is intoxicating!

Linda said...

Hello, My favorite thing about summer is going to the beach, relaxing under the umbrella and reading a good book. Thanks for the chance to win. Linda

Michelle J. said...

I love swimming!

conny's quilts said...

Awesome fabric! What a great give away, like to give that a chance too! I love the sunny weather at summertime and the blooming nature all around. Thanks for organizing! Kind regards, Conny

Mikelle said...

I love being able to spend time up in the mountains with my family.

kell22 @ cox.net

Joy said...

Summer storms are the best!!

drmithome said...

I love the slower pace of summer.

Erin M. said...

I love not having to pack lunches for my kids.

Thanks for the giveaway.
erincode-at-metzlers-dot-org

Strawberry Patch said...

not being cold! I am always cold!

jmj said...

tomatoes warm and ripe from my garden

marci sinfisi said...

sun and sea and sand with my kids :)
thank you

Rebeckah Austin said...

I like the beach, the pool, free time and relaxing!

Marcia W. said...

I like the longer hours of daylight. alternate email mlwright29(at)hotmail(dot)com

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

Picnics! Although that hammock sounds wonderful!

Sarah said...

My favourite thing is the sun! Plus all the yummy fresh fruit and veggies you can get

Amy said...

I love harvesting the peas and potatoes from the garden, and clipping fresh chives and watching teh dog eat the strawberries straight from teh plant! I love summer!!

JustPam said...

Long days and not having to get bundled up to go outside.

Kimberly F said...

Just lots of time outdoors!

Vivian said...

The best thing about summer is the 24 hours of sunlight!!! Wahoooo!!! The long dark winter is over.

cpurl17 said...

I love fresh summer fruits and time at outside festivals!

lemony lucy said...

Lolling about on the porch people watching or on the grass reading a book. And lots of biking, that's a favorite too.

Pat V. said...

My favorite thing about summer is being able to eat outdoors on our deck!

Margaret said...

I love summer fruits--cherries, peaches, cantalope. Mmmmmm

Summer Killebrew said...

I love sitting outside in the early evenings...oh it's wonderful.

Close Knit said...

I love the beach.

Jo said...

Definitely the beautiful weather, and late sunsets :)

Kristy said...

Very nice! Thank you for the chance! Summer is for fun times with my kiddos without having to watch the clock....looking forward to it!

desertskyquilts said...

My favorite thing about summer is . . . sunshine! I love seeing more days with the sun glowing in the sky. Flowers are nice, too.=) Thanks for this awesome offer!

dezertsuz at gmail

Anya said...

Reading a book on the beach on the shores of Lake Michigan....it doesn't get better than that for me!

Sis-O said...

Family, and my husbands work picks up during the summer months.

Catskill Quilter said...

I love the sunshine and the access to fresh veggies and fruits!

CaroleM said...

Sleeping in!

RSHudson said...

Our annual trip to the mountains! Thanks for chance to win! (EMAIL: marshudson at comcast dot net)

Laura said...

Free time to read!

Tricia said...

Going for walks every day.

Jenny said...

i love that we can throw away the schedule for a few months...dont get me wrong, i LOVE a good schedule...but sometimes staying up late and eating ice cream for dinner are just what a family needs!
thanks for a chance

Lynn said...

eating homegrown veggies outside!

AnnaPK said...

Being outside!
kirkwood0419(at)hotmail(dot)com

lorraine said...

sunshine and green grass :)

Deb (Two Cheeky Monkeys) said...

I love the sunshine and the fact that my children are on holiday so we can just kick back and relax with no stress.

:) debyeo at hotmail dot com

JoyceLM said...

Love the Kona solids. My favorite thing about summer is garden fresh tomatoes - not worth eating any other time of the year. Thanks for the chance to win.

Amy said...

Swinging gently in the hammock while listening to birdsong from the trees around me - that's the best thing of summer.

Keri said...

having my kids home with me and not having to be somewhere! I want to craft more this year with them...they are the perfect age for it!

Lynn said...

Not having to get up and immediately get ready to leave for the day.

Anonymous said...

Everything, everything - the weather, the summer berries, the lazy feel.

Angie said...

My oldest daughter was born in July so that is my favorite thing about summer!

Michele said...

I just love being outdoors in a tank top! msagala1 at gmail dot com

Hilachas said...

Wow, all the examples you gave are the things I love about summer, the sunshine, the vacations, the food, the fun! Thanks for the opportunity to win your giveaway.

Kendra from missknittas studio said...

My favorite part about summer is the long days. It feels so luxurious! Thanks so much for participating in Giveaway Day!

Jen said...

My favorite parts of summer are the beach and fireworks!

Jenelle said...

I love how the sunshine just makes being outdoors (especially in the PAC NW where I live) that much more inviting. It's hard to get out and go hiking or enjoy the beach in a downpour! lol Thanks for the chance to win. :)

Emily said...

I love dry days and getting dirty in the garden

Lindsay said...

I love summer farmer's markets

Melissa Corry said...

I love the sunshine :)

Crunchy Con Mommy said...

I love swimming with my son!

Jessica said...

Having time to quilt! :) Oh, and smoothies.

Michell said...

The nice warm weather

Jill said...

The looooong days!

Deb said...

My favorite thing about summer is the ability to be spontaneous - whether it's a trip to the beach, or to the park, or even to just sit and watch my front yard become occupied by neighborhood kids, each with their own 'tent' made from quilts and lawn chairs.

Deb said...

My favorite thing about summer is the ability to be spontaneous - whether it's a trip to the beach, or to the park, or even to just sit and watch my front yard become occupied by neighborhood kids, each with their own 'tent' made from quilts and lawn chairs.

Sharon said...

My favorite thing is more daylight

wilai said...

outdoor time with my boys.

wcharp6739(at)att(dot)net

Kirsty said...

Summertime is raspberry picking time! I love picking tubs of them off the vine, the heat of the day trapped in their perfect juicy jewels. (Sorry, been watching Nigella).

pennydog said...

Pimms and lemonade... and I'm looking forward to the Olympics, whilst having a Pimms and lemonade...

Jo said...

Picnics with the kids, barbecues for dinner, watching the swallows swoop and dive in the evneing.

Jo said...

I like riding my bike, I like laying out in the sun and reading, I like trips to the beach, There is just so much to like about summer. Thanks for the chance to win

Njeri said...

It's pretty much summer all year long where I live, however I enjoy swimming and drinking iced tea when it's warm.

Julie said...

My favorite thing about summer is the warm weather so I can open the windows and let the breeze in.

Michelle Hudak said...

Grilling on our grill...I love making hamburgers, hotdogs, chicken and especially shish-ke-bob on the grill. No clean-up inside is just a bonus!

shel704 at aol dot com

Ytaya said...

Where I live, it's dismally windy and wet in the winter, so my favourite thing about summer is sunshine and no wind!

Thank you for participating in the giveaway. It's a lovely way to find new blogs!

Oso said...

Having free time just to do... nothing!

Thanks for the chance to win!

lauramdd(at)terra(dot)es

The undomesticated scientist said...

summer - i like sitting outside in the evenings with a nice cup of tea

Cass said...

I love all the delicious summer fruits.

LM said...

I love the sights and smells of the flowers ( except for dandelions, of course ). And I live in Canada, eh, so their are pretty distinct seasons. ljridge4511 (at) Gmail (dot) com

Laura Ayres said...

I love the warm sunny weather and how it puts everyone in a cheerful mood :) x

anacraftsblog said...

My favourite thing about summer is BBQs on the deck in the sun.

Valerie said...

My favorite thing about summer is lazy mornings where we aren't rushing out the door! Thanks!

Sooli said...

Love sewing in the summertime, wherever I am!

kay said...

Being near the ocean!

Sasha said...

My favourite thing about summer is home made ice-cream. If I'm feeling a bit naughty rhubarb ice-cream dropped in lemonade. (that may be an acquired taste!)

Erin said...

My favorite thing about summer is being able to spend so much time outside with our family.
Thanks,
Erin
emstone28@gmail.com

Amanda K said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I love just being outside

Elle Morgan-Thomas said...

My favourite thing about summer is picnics! Sitting on the green grass under a blue sky beside the beautiful harbour, trying to stop my dog from eating all the dip! Heaven. Thanks for the chance to win - such a great giveaway!

Meg said...

My favorite thing about summer is that it stays lighter later in the evenings. I love that we can have dinner out on our deck and then still relax and enjoy the yard before the dark (and the bugs!) corral us inside again.

B Greene said...

My favorite thing about summer is reading on the porch with my 12-year-old son. I know these days won't last much longer so I will savor them while I can! Thanks for teh great giveaway - love the solids!

Needled Mom said...

I love the heat and the longer days.

Lisa C in GA. said...

I never thought in a million years I'd say this, but my favorite thing is camping with my husband and kids. Amazing, what a little pop-up camper with air conditioning can do!!!

starsandsunshine.com said...

I love the longer days, it makes me feel so much more productive!

Julia @ Stars&Sunshine
starsandsunshineblog at gmail dot com

thehappycrochetchic said...

I love the warm weather. BBq's and late nights playing outdoors

marth225 said...

I enjoy watching my garden come to life

NinjaEema said...

Home grown cucumbers from my garden. I can't get enough.

Julia Gabriel said...

I love cold ice cream and hot days!

Jamie @Terrabyte Farm said...

Taking my kids to he beach! Even better, when they fall asleep early at night from a busy day running and swimming and I get extra time to sew ;)

Jeana said...

I love all the fresh produce!

jmniffer said...

Floating in the water with a good book and adult beverage on a warm, sunny day. Thanks for the chance at your giveaway.

Gill said...

Best thing is eating outside!

hueisei said...

I love the garden.

amber said...

Sleeping in, not having to hurry though out the day

EG said...

Lazy, sweaty outside days!

Cheryl Gomez said...

I love being able to get in the pool and go swimming, or the beach!

meghann said...

My favorite thing about summer is being outside after a long New England winter! xo

Raven's Rascals said...

My favorite thing about summer is having the kids out of school and having a more relaxing, laid back schedule! Thanks for the chance to win!

ravensrascals (at) gmail (dot) com

ikkinlala said...

My favourite thing about summer is fresh fruit.

ikkinlala AT yahoo DOT ca

Emma said...

I love watching cricket in England.

Holly U said...

Fresh local produce from our garden and the farmer's market! Thanks for this chance. I've never tried Kona and would love to.

Tara Knight said...

swimming on a HOT Arizona day
Thanks for a great giveaway!
knightmom03(at)gmail(dot)com

Robin noteverstill said...

hammock naps :)

Jera MacKenzie said...

Love my vacation time with family. Thanks, Jera

sntbosch said...

not having to leave the house every morning to get somewhere on time.
sntbosch(at)msn(dot)com

Tamara said...

Gardens and fresh veggies!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I love Summer. It's just a laid back time to enjoy family and friends. Thanks for the great giveaway!

pbs.seams said...

Summer is sunshine, flowers, fresh fruit and vegetables at roadside stands.

Laura said...

I love swimming with my kids in the summer

Alison said...

My favorite thing about summer is the long days and evenings with the windows open.

Megan said...

I love summer for the outdoor time we get to have as a family. Either being out on the lake or camping or just sitting outside in the yard!

JJ said...

Warm weather!

Kayla Ott said...

Laying by the pool!

Alli said...

My favorite thing about summer is better rush hour traffic (the university kids are out of session)! hehe. Thanks for the chance to win!

Aimee said...

Favorite thing about summer is that's it's not cold anymore.

Angie said...

I love having dinner outside in the late afternoon.

Sarah said...

I love eating dinner outside in the garden in the summer :) Thank you for the opportunity

Katrin said...

I love going to the park or to the beach and have barbecues there. Thanks!

kt said...

My favorite thing is no school which means lots of time to hang out at the pool and read. Thanks for the chance to win!

Kim said...

Picnics with my family! Thanks for the chance!!

kmartz81(at)yahoo(dot)com

usagypsy said...

Staying up reading till the wee hours of morning. I don't know why, it's just something I've always done, even as a kid!

Pippa Parsons said...

lie in's cos the kids aren't at school, long lazy days and getting out and about in our campervan

Sallie said...

Snowcones! Thanks for the giveaway!

Julie R said...

I love the sunshine & walks on the beach!
brcc.julie at gmail dot com

Gunilla said...

I really love picking blueberries in the woods, saving them in the freezer for a winter morning! I really hope this will be a good year with lots of berries!

mframe said...

I love the warmth of the sun and being in the water
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Kelsey said...

I'm pretty excited about gardening these days!

Anonymous said...

I love hanging out at the pool with my kiddos.
Thanks, Alicia
alp4578@yahoo.com

Adele said...

Love the slower pace and hanging by the pool.

Lindsay said...

I love seeing how happy going outside makes my daughter and my dog.

Anne said...

My favorite is my veggie garden. Growing and eating my own veggies all summer can't be beat.

Allison C said...

I love fresh produce from farmers markets!

kbzelazny said...

I love to be outside in the warm weather. Thanks!

AnnieK said...

The fresh veggies and flowers are what I look forward to. :-)

Jayardi said...

• • • Lounging in the pool.

Tanya said...

I love the flowers. Thanks for the giveaway.

MC said...

I love reading, walking or jogging outside in the sun!

rads said...

pretty shades of green and long days

MC said...

I love reading, walking or jogging outside in the sun!

Amy said...

I love the warm weather!

Kate said...

I love that summer means fresh herbs-- mint for mojitos, basil with tomatoes, cilantro in everything. Yum! Thanks for the generous giveaway! akmajor(at)gmail(dot)com

Mary@QuiltGenius said...

my favorite thing about summer is barbecues. :)

Mary
iammaryburke@gmail.com

Michaela @ coveredinmodpodge.blogspot.com said...

I love eating ice cream in the middle of the day!

Ebeth said...

My favorite thing is all the fresh fruit and seeing apples on our tree!

Thanks for the chance!
lwghosts at yahoo dot com

RyanSarahN said...

Going to the beach! Thanks for the giveaway!

Richard Healey said...

Camping and hiking with family

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Mike and Jackie said...

my babies in swimsuits enjoy the sprinklers

Bethany said...

I love the schedule of summer, no real thing that has to be done..love it.

SewLindaAnn said...

Fave thing about summer is gardening and sunshine.

Cricket said...

My favorite thing about summer is having my girls (5 and 8) home with me all day. People think I'm crazy, but I really just like having them around! Ask me again in August, though...

bee said...

sunshine & being able to be lazy and stay outside all day.

pianomama said...

Kids at the pool:-)

Kim said...

I love the early part of summer, when it is still cool enough to have the windows open and just listen to the birds while puttering around the house.

Joyce said...

I love to read in the summer.

Joyce said...

I follow you.

diane said...

I love the slower pace of summertime and the kids out of school! Thanks!

Fran said...

I love that people are more relaxed & generally happier. It's also great that the days seem longer with more daylight. Thanks for the lovely giveaway.

Pam said...

Thanks for the chance to win. I love gardening in Summer, but it's a long way off as we're heading in to Winter in the land down under.

abigail said...

Watching all the different flowers make their appearance in my garden!!!

Sam said...

My favourite thing about summer is family BBQs at my Dad's place.

Clare said...

Relax with friends and family in the sun!

Lucija said...

My favorite thing about summer is traveling around my beautiful country.

Addibrae said...

I love the warmth and sunshine

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the giveaway. I enjoy hanging out at the beach.

God Bless
Sandra
gml448@yahoo.com

Wendy said...

Light evenings. It means I can spend some time with my bunnies in the garden after work

Mhairi said...

I love summer for the nights spent walking on the beach and splashing in the water. I love the beach and summer is a great time to enjoy it as the heat of the day changes to warm nights.

Pam said...

going to lake

Tara said...

I love the summer thunderstorms we get (daily) in Florida :)

Barbara said...

I love growing vegetables and canning them. And I love the warmth and sunshine. It rains most of the year where I live.

@pril said...

I like the smell of the flowers.

Kathy H said...

I love the fresh fruits and vegetables, the slower pace and spending time with family.

Hazel Catkins said...

My favorite thing about summer is swimming every day! Thanks for the giveaway!

Brooke said...

I like my garden! It is my stress buster. :)
brooke at richardchurch dot com

carrie said...

definitely the weather!

kluckingbear said...

My favorite things about summer are the weather and the relaxed atmosphere that goes with no school and having the kids home all day.

The Thompsons said...

I love being outside with the kiddos!

redzshadow said...

My favorite thing about summer is getting outside and finding places to swim.

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