Saturday, March 12, 2011

Giveaway with Benzie Felt Fanfare

This giveaway is now closed.  



One thing I ALWAYS want to buy is felt.  Something about the vibrant colors or the texture just calls to me.  AND it is so versatile.  I have about 50 projects I want to make with felt all the time but it's hard to find the good stuff at reasonable prices.  I came across Benzie while perusing etsy the other day and knew I had to have some.  

**images from Benzie here.

Are you as impressed with these colors as I am?  Cue sigh.

The best part is you can have some too because I'm giving away 30 6 x 9" sheets, your choice of colors!  Yes...you heard me correctly.  You get to choose 30 sheets of your favorite felt colors for any projects you please.  And, if you choose 2 of the same color, they'll leave it uncut so you have larger pieces.  So great!  

Some info from the shop:  

"Our felt is a natural, eco-friendly blend of 35% wool/65% rayon to 20% wool/80% rayon and is approximately 1mm thick. Unlike its synthetic counterparts this felt is resistant to pilling and pulling, is beautiful to look at and so much fun to work with; providing an excellent start to your crafting adventures."

Basically...it's going to make some super cute crafts and I can't wait to get my hands on some of this pretty felt.


Giveaway


This giveaway is now closed.   


30 6 x 9" sheets, your choice of colors.


Mandatory entry:  
  • Become a follower of my blog (current or new) and leave a comment telling me you did so.
Extra Entries For:
  • Telling me what you are going to make with the felt.  Leave a separate comment.
  • Bloging, Tweeting, or posting on Facebook to spread the word about this giveaway.  Leave a separate comment for each to receive an extra entry for each. 
*Be sure I have a way to contact you, either through your blog, profile, or by leaving your email address in the comment.  If I can't contact you I will chose a new winner.  For real. 


Giveaway ends Saturday, March 19th, 2011 at 12:00am.  Winner will be chosen via random.org and announced Monday morning. 

If you don't want to wait to find out, you can purchase some HERE on the Benzie etsy shop.



U Create

Oh, and you can find me today over at UCREATE!  Thank you Kari for featuring my blog today!!!  If you are stopping by from her site, welcome to Homestitched!

225 comments:

  1. I would love to make some Easter decorations with the felt - perhaps some cute eggs to hang on an easter tree.

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  2. I'm a new follower! Found you through UCreate. I'm just learning to sew (in the last few months). I'm expecting a little girl in the next couple weeks so I'm anxious to sew all these cute little girl things!

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  3. I am a new follower. I love your sewing story kinda like mine.I would love to win some felt.

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  4. If I won I would make flower headbands with them. Also I use felt as hair dolls I sew for my girls. If I had a nice stash I would probably start to google craft tutorials that use felt.

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  5. Hi Ellie, I'm a new follower! I found you through UCreate too, and would LOVE to get those felt sheets. I also have many ideas for it, and would love to learn how to use a sewing machine (can you imagine that my mother sew everyday and I never learned it with her!!!!)
    Love from Portugal
    (pacas.arq(at)gmail.com)

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  6. I'm a new follower!

    Jaimee

    jetyson747@yahoo.com

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  7. I use felt for handprint (and name) pillows and to letter birthday banners...I would LOVE to use this felt for those projects!

    Jaimee

    jetyson747@yahoo.com

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  8. I just became a follower :)
    waycutecreations@gmail.com

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  9. i want to make some felt food or play mats for little pet shop

    waycutecreations@gmail.com

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  10. I just became a follower.

    ashleymayes@gmail.com

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  11. I want to make a quiet book for my little guy.

    ashleymayes@gmail.com

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  12. I am a follower!!

    aslamandt@yahoo.com

    moda-chic-boutique.blogspot.com

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  13. There are a lot of things I would make with the felt. First I would make hair bows/clips!!

    aslamandt@yahoo.com

    moda-chic-boutique.blogspot.com

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  14. I found you through UCreate, and I am SOOOO glad I did! What an inspiration you are to me! I just got a sewing machine for Christmas, and I am addicted! I sit and think of things I want to make, and then if I don't try them I go crazy! :D I so look forward to reading your blog!!

    Oh, and I am a new follower! :D

    -Many Smiles!

    ashley_c_014@hotmail dot com

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  15. I'm not sure what I would make with the felt. I'd probably make flowers with it, or just search around blog land for some great ideas!

    -Many Smiles!

    ashley_c_014@hotmail dot com

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  16. Hi, I found you through UCreate. I'm a new follower. I blog at:

    becca-homeiswheremystorybegins.blogspot.com

    I host a linky party on Fridays. I'd love to have you join us! Welcome to Blogland!

    Becca

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  17. I'm a kindergarten teacher and I need to make some new felt board stories for the kiddos.

    becca-homeiswheremystorybegins.blogspot.com

    Becca

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  18. I'm a follower!

    tbmroberts at yahoo dot com

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  19. I would love to make one of those wreaths that have been all over blogs with the felt cut into circles and glued on. Or some flowers for hair clips. :)

    tbmroberts at yahoo dot com

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  20. I'm a follower!

    kristenh519@aol.com

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  21. I've been wanting to make a felt cake with removable decorations for my girls.

    kristenh519@aol.com

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  22. there are so many wonderful things to make with felt i wouldnt know where to begin! but i would probably start with some coffee sleeves and hair bows

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  23. Following. arwen521 [at] gmail [dot] com

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  24. Facebooked. arwen521 [at] gmail [dot] com

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  25. Tweeted. arwen521 [at] gmail [dot] com

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  26. Blogged. arwen521 [at] gmail [dot] com

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  27. I am a follower! sunshineeyes(at)gmail(dot)com

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  28. I plan to make felt hair clips and some felt superhero designs for the capes I made.
    sunshineeyes(at)gmail(dot)com

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  29. I would love to make a felt "paper" doll with different clothing for my son. We are learning weather and this would be great for him to learn what to wear depending on the forecast for the day!

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  30. I posted this giveaway on FB

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  31. i really want to make some stuffed trucks out of felt like the one over at Make it and Love it! i would be all over felt flowers if i had a girl to sew for! :(

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  32. New follower!

    jaschutt@gmail.com

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  33. I have a pattern to make some felt crayon rolls!

    jaschutt@gmail.com

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  34. Tweeted about it

    jaschutt@gmail.com

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  35. Put it on FB

    jaschutt@gmail.com

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  36. I'd like to make some pillows with felt flowers on them. Great colors! Thanks for the giveaway, I'm enjoying your blog.
    lseckinger gmail

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  37. I'm a new follower! Found you through Ucreate :) and am a new sewer myself.

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  38. I just started following you this morning after visiting U-Create. I love sewing blogs.

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  39. I'm a new follower :)

    brobins81@yahoo.com

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  40. I am going to make a felt activity book for my girls.

    brobins81@yahoo.com

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  41. I'm a new follower. Found you Ucreate thanks for sharing your great ideas. :)

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  42. i would make flowers for some headbands and an easter wreath :)

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  43. Already a follower of your blog!

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  44. I would love to make some felt flowers or maybe do some sweet applique on pillows or onesies? LOVE felt. Those colors are awesome

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  45. There are a ton of flowers out there using felt. I think that is where I would start.

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  46. Hi Ellie!! Welcome to cyber world :) What a great way to introduce yourself - a giveaway!! Woohoo!! I am a new follower - looking forward to getting to know you.

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  47. I am a new follower of your blog. I can't wait to try some of your tutorials on my little girls

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  48. If I were to get my hands on that great felt, I would definitly try my hand at making some fun felt food and some felt flowers.

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  49. I have very specific pillow-project in mind for these beauties...

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  50. I would make some felt applique pillows from one of the free patterns at bustle and sew

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  51. I signed up to follow your blog!

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  52. I've been using some felt lately to make cards and altered art projects, and would love some more, pretty colors!

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  53. I'm a new follower (thanks to seeing your guest post at UCreate). :)

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  54. I have become addicted to making little felt owl pincushions, and would definitely use the felt for that. I'd use the smaller scraps for making floral hair clips. And anything too small to sew gets rolled into balls for the cat to play with. :D

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  55. I just came over from U-create and I am now a follower!!!

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  56. I would definitely use it to make some baby toys (I have a little one due any day) and felt food for my son and daughter!!

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  57. I am following your blog! Thanks for the awesome giveaway! <3

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  58. I would use the felt to make cute little banner. <3

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  59. I would make oodles of flowers for me an my girls! :)

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  60. I am a new follower from ucreate! I am a new sewer too, I am so excited to follow your blog :)
    kandraconary@yahoo.com

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  61. Second entry, I would make travel felt mat/boards for my boys :)

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  62. I am a follower.

    melodyjoy84@gmail.com

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  63. I love making little felt flower bobbypins.

    melodyjoy84@gmail.com

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  64. Love the picture of your stacked felt!
    Jo-Anna

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  65. I would start with some flowers for headbands for my little girl!

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  66. I would make my daughter some fun felt food.

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  67. I'm a follower! :)

    Helen- amaramorgana [at] gmail [dot] com

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  68. I would make hairclips and flowers and felt magnets. I LOVE felt!

    Helen- amaramorgana [at] gmail [dot] com

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  69. I am a follower with Google Reader!
    jclaiborn@yahoo.com

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  70. I would use the felt on my next in line project: a felt playhouse for my daughters!
    jclaiborn@yahoo.com

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  71. Im a new follower. Saw your post over at Ucreate and had to come and check out your blog.

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  72. I'm a new follower! Love all those colors.

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  73. What would I do with these? I have at least a dozen stuffy projects that could be brightened up a good bit with some of these lovely felt colors.

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  74. Thanks for stopping by! I enjoyed your comments. Keep up the creativity with your sewing. You have come a long way in a short time meaning you are a natural.

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  75. I am a follower and found you through Ucreate!

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  76. I am going to make felt playmats for my kids for easter!

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  77. New follower...found you through Ucreate! I just started sewing a few months ago, so I'm anxious to keep up with all of your cute projects and try them out!

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  78. I would definitely make some flowers with the felt...and probably a new wreath for spring!

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  79. I am a follower
    cm18foster@netzero.net

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  80. I am going to make cute stuff for my house and my girls' hair
    cm18foster@netzero.net

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  81. Found you through UCreate--thanks for the chance to win! I've added you to my Google reader.

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  82. I would definitely use the felt to make some play food for my daughters! Thanks again!

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  83. My stash is running low...this is a fantastic giveaway! thanks for the chance to win. I am a new follower!

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  84. I will be making more "vintage style" bunnies!

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  85. and i would make some cute little hair flower clips!

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  86. I'd make some felt food and a play mat for my little girls.

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  87. I would love to make a Happy Birthday felt banner to use year after year for my kids!

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  88. I would make Flowered hair bands.

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  89. LOVE felt too! I'm a new follower, although I've been following you through my Google Reader for quite a while now!

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  90. I would make flowers out of the felt! :-) I'm addicted to those darn little buggers right now! haha!

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  91. I LOVE FELT! I have gone crazy with making felt flowers and felt crowns. I love working with felt!


    http://whatididoversummerbreak.blogspot.com/

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  92. Hi! I'm a new follower and i'm sure everybody tells you this but I can't believe you've only been sewing for 7 months!

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  93. I am a new follower coming over from ucreate!

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  94. Also I would make more felt flowers and a felt wreath with new felt in pretty colors!

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  95. I love felt.. I am your new follower
    Hani
    http://craftionary.blogspot.com

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  96. I would love to make cute flowers with these colorful felts..

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  97. Spreading out the word on facebook :)

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  98. I'm a new follower of your blog! I want to make some preschool crafts - I just saw a tutorial for making a felt pizza (with toppings) and thought it was so cute! I also like to make felt ornaments at Christmas. :)

    kindredspiritreviews at gmail dot com

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  99. I want to make a felt pizza for my toddler to play with!

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  100. Tweet tweet! http://twitter.com/#!/kindred_spirit/status/46767488217784320

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  101. I'm a new follower! Found you through UCreate. Thanks for posting the link.

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  102. I am working on a Quiet Book and need alot of difrent colors.

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  103. I posted on my blog. My e-mail is joseph.tsvetana@yahoo.com

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  104. I am a new follower and would love this felt!! Thanks for the giveaway!!
    kweight@byu.net

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  105. Ohhh I have a few projects I would like to do with felt too! I am a new follower kaley badger (@) hotmail.com

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  106. I am a follower! flowersatlast@gmail.com

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  107. If I win this I am making adorable sushi felt magnets!

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  108. I am a new follower of your blog! Found you through Ucreate blog.
    Love what you do! I am still learning the whole sewing thing as well but pleased with what I have done so far!
    Anna
    anna@ourinfo.biz

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  109. I'm already a follower.

    lydia.hirschi@gmail.com

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  110. I've seen some really cute felt flowers I would love to try making once I had such a great collection of colors.

    lydia.hirschi@gmail.com

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  111. I am a new follower. Love your tutorials. Can't wait to try a few. rachelmarie183@yahoo.com

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  112. I became a follower and put a message on facebook!
    I love to tell you what I will make... I love cute felt play food to make with it or nice little broches for the kids...

    With love reading your blog and tutorials!!!

    Greetings from the netherlands by Miranda
    http://saffiertje.blogspot.com
    scrapsaffiertje at planet dot nl

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  113. I just became a follower.

    carolcsp@gmail.com

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  114. Ive now posted a link to your giveaway on my blog (didnt have time yesterday)

    Thanks for visiting my blog earlier. The oilcloth was from a local sewing shop. You can get it here too (although not sure if you are in the UK or not). x

    http://shop.norfolktextiles.co.uk/scotties-oilcloth-in-taupe--duck-egg-5648-p.asp

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  115. I have several projects that I want to make - some coasters, embelishments on purses, toys for my grandson and oh so many more.... mjseimas at aol dot com

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  116. I just found you via Ucreate
    and I am a new follower!!

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  117. I'm a new follower!!! I think you're crafts are lovely and you happened to have a giveaway. Lucky me!

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  118. With the felt, I think I'm going to make some flowers with buttons to re adorn a cardigan with :)

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  119. I'm a new follower! And I am loving your blog!

    mntarter@gmail.com

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  120. Also, I would love to use the felt for a wall mural in my husband and I's new apartment. And some flowers and bows for headbands would probably work their way in there. :)

    mntarter@gmail.com

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  121. I would make felt food, felt flower brooches, SOOO much with this felt. I have the same issue with you, nice felt for good prices. Thanks for offering this.

    ardunn04 at gmail dot com

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  122. I'm a new follower!
    beck_music@yahoo.com

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  123. I want to make dolls, and animals for my kids. :)

    beck_music@yahoo.com

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  124. I shared it on Facebook. :)
    beck_music@yahoo.com

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  125. I'm a new follower to your blog.

    chheangwheeler@hotmail.com

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  126. I'll use the felts for making hair accessories.

    chheangwheeler@hotmail.com

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  127. So excited to have found your blog! I've just started following :)

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  128. I've been wanting to make a felt rosette wreath but haven't found the perfect color yet - looks like there are plenty to choose from here! :)

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  129. Hi! I am a new follower! I found you through one of my favorite blogs "UCreate". I am loving your blog!

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  130. I am a follower!! :) Love your blog!

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  131. I would make some headbands for my Posh-Blvd.blogspot.com headband business! :)

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  132. I am already a follower :)

    youngnester(at)gmail(dot)com

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  133. I would love to make some felt flowers! I'm addicted!

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  134. If I win, I am going to use my felt for a couple things. I have been wanting to try to make felt jewelry. I have seen some amazing pieces and think it would be fun to try.

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  135. hi , i came her via u create , great blog and great ideas here , i am following you now too
    http://emilysnan.blogspot.com/
    xmaggiex

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  136. hiya me again , i would make some cutsie flowers for a headband like your ruffled ones
    http://emilysnan.blogspot.com/
    xmaggiex

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  137. hiya , going for a third entry for the felt x i am mentiong your bolg over on mine
    tfs
    http://emilysnan.blogspot.com/
    xmaggiex

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  138. Aaah, so much felt, so little time...

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  139. I'm a new follower! Love your blog!! My email is maloriemeadows@yahoo.com and my blog is lifelaughsandcrafts.blogspot.com!!!

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  140. I'm a NEWBIE follower! Cute blog! Thanks for the give-away! I think I'd make a whole passel of flowers for spring! Now I have to think of 30 of my favoritest colors!!

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  141. If I won I'd make some of the gorgeous kids felt items that I've fallen in love with. I'm sure my kids need a collection of felt food...

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  144. I just became a new follower! =]
    llvvaa@comcast.net

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  145. I would make a bunch of fun felt food! I just love felt!
    llvvaa@comcast.net

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  146. i'm now a follower!
    courtney [at] chrisnorman [dot] org

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  147. I'm a follower!

    justenoughstyle.blogspot.com

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  148. I would make some felt flowers for headbands and pillows. :)

    justenoughstyle.blogspot.com

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  149. I am a new follower and love your blog!!

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  150. I am not super crafty so I would probably make the rosette flowers with it!

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  151. Flowers, flowers and more flowers. I can never get enough felt for flowers!

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  152. just shared on FB :)
    (pacas.arq(at)gmail.com)

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  153. I'd like to make felt flowers and felt cake decos.

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  154. I'm a happy follower!
    amo72 at ymail dot com

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  155. I love using felt to make hair cuties for my little one.
    amo72 at ymail dot com

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  156. Just found you through a lovely friend and Im now following you too :)

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  157. Your blog is super stinkin' cute!! I can't beleive you just started sewing!! Seriously!! Your amazing. You should come back to Utah and teach me... I feel like I'm forever behind everyone in this skill. Anyways LOVE the blog, thought about starting my own... but I still suck so maybe when I get some crafty skill.

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  158. I would use the felt for super cute/ sarcastic onsie comments and designs. I would love to cut out some little pirate designs and put it on a onsie that say " Aargh wipe me booty".
    ( I actually say it on a onsie and about died laughing).

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  159. I am a new follower and I found you through UCreate!

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  160. what would I make??? What wouldn't I make is more like it. I see flower pillows and cards and maybe some headbands with flowers and bling...now I am all excited :)

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  161. I would make some flower clips for my and my girls' hair. Plus I make lots of cards, so it would be fun to try some little embellishments from felt on them.

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  162. I am new to your blog and have become a follower. I love felt with a passion and would love to start making a beaver. I bought the pattern from etsy a couple of days ago, so many ideas!
    email: susan.vaughan4@hotmail.co.uk

    thank you sue x

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  163. I have an obsession with felt and would make a whole lot of adorable things...baby shoes, quiet book pages, finger puppets...the sky is the limit!

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  164. I have finger puppets on my list of projects to do...this would be perfect for them. :)

    mama_mint64(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  165. I'm a follower..
    glad to have discovered your blog :)

    mama_mint64(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  166. became a follower
    jnine_n(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  167. I would make: felt food to go with a play kitchen I want to make my girl for her birthday
    jnine_n(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  168. I am a recently new follower...I would LOVE to win some felt!
    myjellybean10@gmail.com

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  169. I have been wanting to make my little one some felt food! I have seen so many cute felt food ideas!
    myjellybean10@gmail.com

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  170. Blogged about the giveaway at jellybeanscraftythings.blogspot.com!
    myjellybean10@gmail.com

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