Monday, January 6, 2014

Happy New Year!

Have you made your list of New Year's Promise to yourself? 

        I've enjoyed reading on the blogs about quilters selecting a word or phrase for the year instead of making resolutions. My phrase would be "Have more fun!" Although I enjoy what I do, it's always great fun to just hang out and sew with friends, no deadline, no cooking, no pressure. It clears the head, fills the soul, and inspires the mind. Who doesn't want more of that? Sooooo, here's a look at my promises to myself:
       * Finish xyz projects
       * Start abc projects
       * Buy new fabric collections/precuts/patterns
        * Make time to sew and play more with my quilting friends at a retreat
                - Great Girlfriend Getaways with Pam Buda of Heartspun Quilts
                - Weekend retreat with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co
                - Kansas Troubles Retreats at the KT Bernina Quilt Shop & Emporium

Whew! Lots to do this year! To help you get started on a new project, we're giving away some KT Favorites II leftovers. Interested?

There are more than 300 scrappy squares of all 40 KT Fav II prints
that are about 5" x 2 to 5" chunks. So fun to add to a charm quilt!

Here's the pile stacked vertically on our Hearts to You quilt, just in time for Valentine's Day this year. The charm quilt in the back by Heartspun Quilts, Summer's End, would be perfect for a pile of scrap squares like this!
So here's the deal. Just comment here about your New Year's promise to yourself and you could win this whole pile of squares to get you on your way to another wonderful quilt for 2014. Deadline: Wednesday, Jan. 15th. 

149 comments:

  1. My main promise to myself is to sew SOMETHING each month that I really, really want to. Set aside the "craft debt" and just do something because I want to--not because I have to.

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  2. Probably like many other quilters I've promised myself that I will finish up some UFOs. Any time sewing is happy time for me so it won't be a hardship, that's for sure. Happy New Year to all.

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  3. I sew 3x monthly with my friends & this year I will be working on kits that I just had to have:) If I leave them for these special days, they will get finished and I 'll have fun doing them too. I sew most days ,but cherish the time with friends. Thanks for a chance to win the pile of gorgeous little scraps!

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  4. I hope to that at least half of the projects I make this year are from my stash!! 2013 was the year of the UFO and know I just want to start all these projects that are pulled together sitting in boxes, waiting to be made.

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  5. I am purposing to finish up the ufo's that are stacking up. that's not to say that I won't start on new projects, but I want to finish the old ones too!

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  6. I'm working on my UFOs. Most things are 80 percent done. I just need to finish them up. It will be much easier with my new longarm I got for Christmas. I already can't wait to start a new project!

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  7. My promise to myself is find the time for more piecing and doing the sewing I so enjoy.

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  8. I promise to try to work harder on my "bucket list"... And have fun while doing it !
    Donna

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  9. Make a quilted gift every month so at christmas I have gifts ready.

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  10. I want to try to do a few handmade gifts each month so that I will be ahead in December and not be so stressed. Would love to work this into my plans.

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  11. Hello Lynne. This year I have promised myself to stitch and quilt mainly out of my cupboard but not to get stressed if that doesn`t happen. Like seeing a new quilt etc,:) Happy New Year.

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  12. My promise is make several Dear Jane blocks and finish one of my top and have coffee with friends one per week.

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  13. Enjoy my new sewing room. Make a fun quilt for my grandson. Can't wait to get started. Karin E :0

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  14. Am I interested? YES YES PLEASE!!
    My New Years 'thing' is a Goodness jar, a place to put little bits of paper with the 'goodness' things I have noted. A sort of gratitude gathering.

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  15. I have promised myself to make it a priority to share some quality time with needle and fabric every single day. Even if it is only a few moments on the commute to work doing some stitching on my EPP hexies, rather than hours with my machine(s). Last year I went months without getting to sew, and I know for my own mental health, I have to make some de-stressing time a priority. (BTW... That Hexie project? 100% KTQ fabrics, and for my queen size bed, so I need to do a LO of commuting - These would work beautifully in it too!) Thanks for the generous giveaways!

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  16. My promise to myself would be to learn something new again this year.

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  17. My New Years promise is to make a dent in my UFO pile.

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  18. My New Year's promise is to rearrange the sewing room so I have more space to sew and can get to things easier. Also I promised myself that I would finish quilting the BOM I started in 2005. Hand quilting can take me a while!
    Sandy A

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  19. Last year I promised not to buy any more fabric until I finished up my UFO's. I kept my promise, so this year I get to go crazy! I've already purchased 3 layer cakes and 3 charm packs. KT fabric, of course.

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  20. I plan on organizing my sewing corner. Make it better lit and quilting friendly!

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  21. I want to eat a healthier diet. Mmmm not doing so well.

    Thanks for a chance at your great fabric's and Happy New Year!

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  22. I promised myself I would finish two UFOs this year.

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  23. A couple,of things - get something off my bucket list and finish more UFO's. Thank you for the chance to win and Happy New Year

    mary

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  24. I have decided I must finish some projects this year, so I will make myself do this!! I just ordered two new kits for quilts, so this should tide me over . . . . . . until the new Spring fabric releases come out!
    I am looking forward to attending a Guild retreat in April also.
    I guess I just want to have fun with friends while stitching away!

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  25. Hooo boy, Lots of promises for 2014! I have a list of projects to do ... was supposed to be 14 for 14 (with spaces open for surprises), but as of yesterday, is 19 so far .... no spaces!! I just LOVE a new year - I have a me list, a house list, a needle list ... I had to do away with the husband list as he "doesn't do" resolutions (I could do them for him :-). I'd love to win this - just found out I have a great nephew due in June and this'd be my base!

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  26. I am with you, I just want to have more fun sewing. I always work on UFO's and feel great accomplishment when I do finish one. I really want to just have fun with no pressure!

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  27. Hi Lynne, I want to finish at least of six of my ufo's and learn to work with zippers. Happy New Year.

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  28. I have promised to myself, I will make more time for myself and my quilts and enjoy the process.

    Debbie

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  29. Less clutter....I am going to file, file, file, and try to keep down the clutter....jmh

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  30. Use more than I bring in�� Good luck with that, huh?

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  31. I am retired now from my job and starting to tackle all those quilting projects that I'd planned to do! Yah!! I love your fabrics! Pick me!

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  32. I have committed to getting some projects done around the house but my big commitment will be deciding once and for all rather or not to open a quilt store. Lots to figure out in order to decide if it's the right choice for me however it is a long awaited dream that could come true! We'll see.

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  33. I want to enjoy the journey without stressing & make more of what I love...and I love KT Fabrics!!!! : )

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  34. I want to try new things and improve my quilting this year. Looking forward to more quilting time with friends, too! Thanks for a chance to win!

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  35. I want to try new free motion quilting designs and try to have a balance with family time, me time and Project Linus time. Thanks for giving away scraps, they make things so fun!

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  36. To try and accept the fact that my stash will never busted!!

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  37. My promise is to finish more projects before buying more fabric. Ha!

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  38. This year I promise myself to start the two quilts I promised myself to start last New Year! They were new techniques for me and I put them off and off and off.....

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  39. Like most, I want to finish my UFOs and eat healthier. So far, the UFOs are winning!

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  40. I want to make an hour glass quilt for my mom out of her scraps. She will be so surprised.

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  41. I have made a promise to myself to make an effort to make at least 3 tops from kits that I have. I have two grandsons who I have to make big people quilts for also. So that means I am going to have to find some more fabric.

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  42. My resolution last year was to not purchase any new fabrics so I could make a dent in my stash. I failed miserably, so this year there will be no resolutions aside from just having fun working on things in my sewing nest!

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  43. I promised myself to be more productive on personal projects so hopefully I can get more of my own quilts done this year. Here's to a great 2014 and keeping promises! Would love to add to my KT stash! Cindy Thompson

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  44. My resolution is to finish, finish, finish at least 1/2 of my UFOs.

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  45. My promise to myself is that I will start and finish my first quilt!!

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  46. I have several years before I retire - my daughter has told me to buy as much fabric and tools as I can now so I will have a wonderful stash when I do retire - so I promise myself to do this! :)

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  47. I promised myself that I would not buy or start anything new that wasn't already in my stash and that I would only be making quilts and such for my family and us. No commissions this year.

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  48. My goal this year is to complete any project I start and to work out of my stash. But it's lacking in the KT department! I need to practice my FMQ also. Wishing you all a blessed and prosperous New Year!

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  49. My goal this year is to clean up my Studio. Get rid of the scrapbooking supply's to make more room for my quilting supply's. Nancy P.

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  50. My goal is to make my first truly scrappy quilt; I have to decide which of two patterns to make first. These would SO find a place in them! Thanks for the opportunity. mjkonkel@tds.net

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  51. This year once again I want to reduce the number of PIGS. I don't do the UFO thing, ever. But I do the PIG. At least until now. I plan to make 2 PIGS for each new project I acquire. I can dismiss a PIG, i.e., break it up, put the fabbies in my stash, not making it; that counts as finishing a PIG. Last year I reduced the number of PIGS from 40 to 18. This year, I am going from 18 to 5 or under. Kansas Troubles scraps, makes my heart rate accelerate, lol.

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  52. Use my stash. Work on scrap quilts. Sometimes sew first instead of
    thinking I have to do everything else first, and thrn I don't get to it.

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  53. I plan on emptying some of my project boxes.

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  54. Happy New Year and my plan is to finish the remake of my sewing space and organize it and also spend more time on my quilting machine to get as many uf tops quilted and binding on them.

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  55. I' going to finish "all" unfinished projects
    Debby

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  56. Once again I am vowing to complete the UFO's. It seems I get a few finished each year. Also want to learn to hand quilt.

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  57. I want to finish up several of my ufos, plus start and finish a quilt for my husband and I'm sure I'll probably start several other new projects as well. :)

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  58. I'm new to quilting. I got inspired by the arrival of our first grandchild in September and now I'm hooked. I'm looking forward this year to finishing a quilt that I've started for myself (I've given away all the others) and upgrading my skills.

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  59. I'd like to say my promise to myself is make a quilt for my bed, which I do want to do, but in reality, I need to "clean up my sewing room so I can use it"! I think I would quality for a show "Fabric Loving Quilt Hoarders" if they had it! Love all KCT collections and would love to use it in that quilt for my bed too!

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  60. My plan for 2014 is to have a new quilt for everyone in my immediate family for Christmas this year! This means 13 New quilts. A few of these will be done using your loose change patterns! I am already started!

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  61. Growing in Christ. :) He is my everything! Pertaining to quilting...finishing up my current projects, then moving onto at least one project from Loose Change, and then working on some love quilts for friends who are battling chronic illnesses. Probably not in the exact order. ;) Happy and Blessed New Year Lynne and family!

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  62. Organize my fabrics and learn free motion quilting.

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  63. My goal was several retreats this new year. Two starting in March and I am so excited. Lots to finish and plans to buy so much more.
    Ann P.

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  64. I am taking one less quilt class so I hope to finish piecing two quilts, enjoy some shop hops with friends, and hang out and sew at my local quilt shop.

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  65. Hi Lynne,
    I am new to your Kansas Troubles quilting store. I am going to try an get the Five and Dime book and the ruler too. Also I am wanting to do a heart quilt like that one for our churches Valentine dinner. That would be perfect for the give away. Oh oh pick me, pick me !!!

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  66. This year I would like to finish up some older projects and keep working on my wool applique.

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  67. Hi KTQ,
    My mom is the quilter in our family. But I would love to start an what better way to do that than with free fabric. lol I am with my mom now cleaning an rearranging her sewing room. She done wrote into you so I will also. This could be my first little bundle to start me out.

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  68. Happy new year,mine is to be positive,grateful, and quilt!

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  69. Happy New Year. Mine is to find time to do the things that make me smile, such as sewing, embroidery, spending more time with Kylie, EJ and number 3

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  70. I have decided that I am going to make finishing up winter holiday quilts a priority. I have some in progress for my own home, but each year the last steps of finishing get pushed aside so that I can get Christmas gifts for the family completed. I vow to display red and green quilts for Christmas 2014.

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  71. I get things finished if they are for someone else. This year, I have decided that each month, I will finish a project FOR ME! I want to have 12 completed UFO's by the time the New Year rolls around and they will all be JUST BECAUSE!

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  72. The two things I am really going to focus on this year are: 1) Finishing as many of my UFO projects as I can, and 2) Being on time (I'm usually running late unless it's to catch a flight or going to a quilting class!). Thank you for another great giveaway.

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  73. To finish a good portion of my UFO's and use up some of my retirement fund...which is my stash!

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  74. Happy New Year!
    I'm going to finish one UFO for every new project I start!!

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  75. I would LOVE to win!!! I love your fabrics. I am going to have a great year and make even more time for myself to sew and do things I enjoy. Hope you have a great year too!

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  76. Two things: Patience and Kindness. I can never give enough.

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  77. Simplify and more laughter! Would love these fabrics. They would go perfectly with my projects! Happy New Year! Lana

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  78. I want to allow myself at least an hour a day for quilting and piecing. Most days I get more than an hour, also working on UFO's this year. Love the fabric squares.

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  79. As a new quilter I have only made small projects like mug rugs, small wall hangings, and table toppers. In 2014 I WILL make my first throw size quilt. I Will also spend less time on my computer and more time sewing. I absolutely love your KT Favorites II prints! Thank you for sharing! anglanouette at gmail dot com

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  80. I want to start and finish some of the projects I have already purchased.

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  81. As a retiree, I quilt about four hours a day and love every stitch of it. Goal for this year will be continuing making charity quilts for Project Linus (at least 2 a month), try some landscape quilts, and make my free-motion quilting more detailed. I also want to organize years of my quilt photos into an album so when these arthritic fingers halt my work, my mind can remain active in memories. Thank you Lynne, for the offer of beautiful fabrics. Happy stitches everyone.

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  82. HI, I plan to improve my FMQing so I can top stitch my own quilts!
    It's coming along, but doesn't suit me just right yet. Thanks for sharing+HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  83. Thanks for the chance to win such a great prize - I LOVE scraps :0) I am promising myself that I will finish one of my big applique projects this year so I can start another.

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  84. My New Year's promise to myself is to keep having fun sewing, but to finish a project once I start it! I have so many projects that I want to start, that sometimes I get excited and have multiple projects going and never quite finish them. I'm starting this week by finishing some quilt tops I've started on before I start another top....even though I have new fabric just sitting here begging me to play with it! Wish me luck! Happy New Year and good luck to everyone on your New Year's promise....

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  85. The one and only promise I made this year is to slow down and enjoy the project I am working on. Seems I get caught up in blog world and seeing all the nice projects and works, I start another new one before I get the other done....then I get uptight about not finishing the one before. So, ...this year I will list new projects but will not start another till I have done the one I am working on and try enjoy the project I am doing. Guess that is it!
    Thanks, Gail

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  86. My quilting promise for 2014 is to work on completing my UFO's. I have made a pile of my unfinished pieced tops, and will try to complete at least one of these a month.

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  87. My hope for 2014 is to finish a UFO each month this year. Hope I can follow through with this as I have many. This year has started out in the right directions. High hopes.

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  88. OMG! What a wonderful giveaway! Thank you! In 2013 my sewing/creative mojo went out the window, so my word and plan for 2014 is to create new projects, complete old WIPs and just plain ol' have fun!

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  89. It seems like Christmas comes quicker every year, so some friends and I are getting together once a month to make ornaments, decorations, gifts, whatever. so when Christmas does get here, we're done and not stressed.

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  90. My word for the year is FOCUS. I want to continue working on UFOs and try to finish at least one a month. I have a few big new projects I want to start and hopefully finish. And I'm on a big organizing kick for my whole house. I also plan to make time for fun, especially with grandkids and quilting friends.
    Happy New Year!

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  91. I would like to finish more quilts. I have so many unfinished projects, but my real difficulty is doing the quilting. I really dislike pinning large quilts (basting is worse) but I'll have to bite the bullet and get moving.

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  92. My New Years wish is to make more of your patterns using your fabrics! I love your choice of colors and stunning, easy patterns!! My style! I plan to sew more this year and make more Christmas gifts for the coming year. I also plan to organize my left over fabric squares, strips and crumbs! Happy sewing everyone!! Thanks for this giveaway!! Hugs,

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  93. Too many promises :-))
    At my age I take life as it comes, well, I could make that into a promise, LOL!

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  94. This year I am going to try to work on Kits I have bought in the last few years and never started. Of course there are a few UFO that need to be finished also.

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  95. My promise to myself is to spend more time doing what I love, and less time working (2 jobs right now)! Another promise is to spend more time with my grandkids!

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  96. What an awesome giveaway! Thank you. Vicki Johnson designed a quilt, Petal Patch, that just makes me happy whenever I look at the color photo in the Fall-Winter 2011 Quilt Sampler and I've been wanting to make it for a while. Your fabric giveaway would be perfect for it.
    BarbaraP

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  97. Incredible giveaway! Thank you so much! My promise to myself this year is definitely to finish up my UFO pile(s) which is growing way to big.... and spend more time with my family, especially my 3 little girls! They are ages 2, 6 and 7 and I realized this summer (as I worked) that they are growing up way to fast!!!

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  98. Fabulous giveaway! My promise to myself is to stay organized ! So far so good ! :) thanks!

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  99. To do more sewing. Thanks for offering such a great give away.
    Janet

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  100. To find joy in each day. We have had a lot of struggles...many medical...in the last 3 years that have dragged me down; and I have decided enough!! Time to get my joy back and do things that make me happy. I can't change the bad; but can spend more time focusing on the good.
    Love the squares and would love to make a quilt with them. Thanks for the opportunity to win...KT fabrics are my favorites.

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  101. I'm trying to sew at least 15 minutes every day - it's amazing how much can get accomplished that way. And often, that 15 minutes turns into a lot longer!

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  102. I put two kits together 1 GFG with KT fabrics and 1 hexagon quilt pattern with 30's fabric. I keep them close and my promise to myself is to work on them at least 15 min a day whether "everything" I need to do for the day is done or not. Hand work is so quick to pick up where you left off and you can really make a lot of progress in15 minutes a day.

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  103. Yes, everyone is using one word for the New Year. I'm not beating myself up this yr. I'm talking one day @ a time and being the best I can be and asking for guidance from God.. Which happened today. Had gone to the Library and there was a grp of knitter's there. Helped a lady with a knitting problem. Also she is a teacher and has Home School children she brings in for crafts. Kids are my weakness.... Ask her if they had ever cross-stitched??? No?? Their little faces lit up!!! I told them I will bring in a kit next week for them with a heart and other things since Valentine's Day is coming up. They can't wait!!! Now, these scraps would be something I could teach them to hand sew.....maybe purses to start?????.. It's a good feeling :) :) Oh! I love watching you and Jenny working together....

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  104. To find happiness and wonderment in the world around me, every day, by taking more time to look around...hopefully my retirement will mean I have more time to do so, and to sew! Thank you so much for the chance to win.

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  105. I'm hoping to make quilts for my brothers this year! Thanks for the great giveaway!!

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  106. I'm hoping to try new techniques this year and always know that using your fabric designs makes a finished product that people love. Thanx for the chance to win your charm squares.

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  107. My sewing goals are to finish 3 quilts I started in 2013, to get started on the Wishes Quilt Along with the Fat Quarter Shop, and make some pillow covers for sime boring couch pillows I currently have. My other goals are more spiritual. Thank you for the giveaway. I have some oop lines from Kansas Troubles and would love these, maybe use them for new pillow covers! jlblvn at gmail dot com

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  108. I want to include more quilts for others this year, like most other quilters, I want to finish UFO's and work from my stash. Another goal is to read my Bible everyday and I have asked my Life Group to hold me accountable! Thanks for the giveaway, I would be happy to make more scrappy quilts.

    Gloria
    gyates625@bellsouth.net

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  109. Since I have lots of quilts already, I would like to take time to enjoy the process this year rather than rush to a finish. Also, I want to do a few more charity quilts than I have done in the past.

    Charlotte

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  110. My promise this year is to get through chemo and radiation treatments. But being 200 miles away from my husband and daughters, I want to make my days filled with projects to keep me going and get through. I want to make a quilt for my daughter who will graduate in may. So this would be wonderful to have.

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  111. My hope for the year is to find healing from Lyme Disease. Quilting is where I find peace from it all, so I will plan to spend some time quilting. I love, love, love Kansas Troubles...they are my go to fabric!

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  112. My promise to myself is to continue my weight loss journey - have 35 more pounds to get to my first goal. My moto is never turn your back on something that will change your life forever.

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  113. My promise to myself this year is to SLOW DOWN and spend more time with friends...enjoying sewing and just being together.
    Happy New Year!

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  114. I want to focus on spending more sewing time with my 2 granddaughters who live nearby (5 and 9) and relaxing and enjoying my quilting journey with good friends I've made along the way

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  115. This new year I hope to finish some UFOs. How did I manage to get so many?

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  116. I hope to get my sewing room a little more organized and at least finish the projects I started last year!

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  117. I promise myself to get my first quilt completely done.

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  118. What a great giveaway!!!!! Who can't use KT scraps. For the past 4 years I have chosen a word instead of making resolutions that I have very good intentions of following but I let myself down .... so a word it is...this year is HUMILITY!!! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  119. I love all your fabric lines. Those squares look wonderful! I guess my word for this year would be "Serenity". There just doesn't seem to be much to be happy about these days, does there? Wishing you and yours a Happy New Year!!

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  120. My promise to myself for 2014 is to make something each month, just for me. This also means I promise to give myself permission to just have fun! Love the fabrics! Thanks for the chance to win.

    Robin in Iowa

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  121. I plan to make lots of small quilts this year. I'm loving scrappy quilts right now and plan to use up some of my stash to make room for more fabric.

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  122. My promise this year is to help teach my 7 year old granddaughter to make a small quilt. She showed some interest recently into sewing and decided to make sewing a 4-H project. I taught her how to sew 2" quilt blocks together. She is a natural. Perfect 1/4" seams. I got my love of quilting from my mother and I hope to pass that tradition on to my granddaughter.

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  123. Love your New Year resolution, I am adopting that for me too! Have more fun!! I want to learn some new quilting skills too. Of course I love anything Kansas Troubles and would certainly love to win the leftovers. My favorite projects are scrappy. Have a Happy New Year.

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  124. My plan is to use my scraps. Being snowed in for several days has made me shop in my own stash.

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  125. I am new at quilting although I've been sewing for nearly 60 years. In 2014, now that I am retired, I am determined to quilt my way from place to place while seeing some of the beautiful sites in this United States. I have a 'minimal' sewing machine dedicated to the RV so I have no excuses. I love following videos from you and Jenny and plan to attempt the Nickel & Dime very soon! I so appreciate those of you who share your talent & expertise with all of us.

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  126. Get my sewing room repainted and organized, and hopefully cabinets built by hubby!! Lisa in KS

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  127. Happy New Year! I don't really make resolutions either but I did decide to try and go as long as I can this year without buying any new clothes! As far as quilting resolutions, I would like to use my stash to make more quilts to give away this year. I have three graduation quilts to make so I'd better get moving!
    Beth F.

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  128. On the quilting front my resolution is to make at least one small project like a tablse topper each month (in addition to my larger projects). The small projects allow me to experiment with the quilting.

    On the health front, we started eating healthier, not dieting but making real life chnges

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  129. Hi Lynne, my resolution is to finish more of my wips this year than I did last year. Thanks for the giveaway and love your fabrics. Blessings and smiles, Emilou :-)

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  130. My New Year's promise to myself is to, as much as possible, sew every day -- even if it is just for a few minutes. I miss it so when life gets too busy! I am inspired by your beautiful fabrics, and the lovely quilts on your blog!

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  131. Inspiration and dedication! I was so inspired after watching you and Jenny Doan giving the tutorial on the Spare Change Quilt I knew in my heart that was the quilt and technique for me. I received my Loose Change Book and Five and Dime Rulers yesterday and I am so excited to get started which brings up the dedication...I will complete this quilt and I will Show and Tell at my Guilt Guild...something I've never done before.

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  132. I am very inspired by Pope Francis, so my resolution is to assist somehow with people who are facing difficulties. Perhaps I will tutor at-risk children.

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  133. Yes Lynn I am interested. I am new to quilting. I love your patterns and love your fabric lines.I am leaning on trying to do scrappy quilts. I am going to try to have more time for me to sew even if it is only a half hour every other day. I find thinking about patterns and how to plan colors is an escape from reality and I like being there.Presently I am making small quilts and donating them to organizations that need them so I know I am making someone smile and feel lovedl

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  134. I think I'm going with "enjoy the journey". I have lots of different threads in my life, (don't we all). Some I like more than others but each can be rewarding and enriching and I need to embrace and find contentment in every one. The one I don't have to force myself to love is quilting. Thanks.

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  135. My plan to get at least 6 UFOs done and at 3 of them are KT quilts. During the year I want to make at least 3 KT quilts, Windmills on the Plains, Eye of the Storm and start Bird's Eye View. In addition to the KT quilts I want to use some my CW fabric to make a couple of repro quilts.

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  136. i want to spend lots of time sewing with friends at our local quilt shop! I did just finish a tablecloth for myself out of my Kansas Trouble stash!

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  137. Would absolutely love to finish a few of my happy and delightful quilting projects to give me a kick start to the New Year. I'm going to challenge myself to learn something new in quilting and attend an HMQS show.
    And, for sure I'll indulge in a new project or two! Thanks for sharing your beautiful fabric giveaway; I'd be ecstatic to win!

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  138. My goal is to quilt more...more "me" time...and to get organized.thanks for the opportunity!

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  139. Just started a new project with KT fabric, lots of little pieces in this one, those would fit right in!!! Can't wait till the March retreat!!

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  140. I am going to start to free motion quilt this year! Even if it isn't "pretty" !

    Susie
    legato1958@aol.com

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  141. I promise to finish my current project and then start with my KT fabrics for a quilt for my son! I love the dark colors. Thank you for this oportunity. Jean Ross jgrinaz@gmail.com

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  142. Happy New Year. How fun! I am inspired to complete Across The Wide Missouri. It's been an UFO for too long. Thanks, Tama

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  143. My New Year promise is slow down and to BE in the moment. 2013 was a very hard year with health issues. So many decisions and worries. But that's all in the past. Oh, and being in my sewing room every day. Even if it's just to organize.

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  144. For this coming year I plan to spend all the time with my growing teenagers as possible, to finish more projects, both quilting and cross-stitching, and to read more quilting blogs!!! The knowledge gained from the various blogs I've read is invaluable and who couldn't use more knowledge?!?!

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  145. My goal is to complete one quilt top a month and have them quilted by a local long arm quilter. By Christmas I will have a quilt for each grand child completed!

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  146. I've made a list of 10 UFO's that I've promised myself to have finished before I make my next list of 10 UFO's!

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  147. My aim this year is GIVE as much as I can and when I can.
    Be it possessions I don't really need (including fabric) or my time.
    If someone else needs it or can use it and I have it, I'll give it freely.
    KittyTD

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