Sunday, March 24, 2013

Charm Madness : Week 1 Giveaway Post

Hi friends!  I apologize for not getting this posted earlier today.  I just got back from Sew South today and believe it or not, only spent about 10 minutes on my computer in the last 72 hours!  I had a total blast, but that deserves a post all its on later this week.

Anyway, I hope that you've been enjoying the Charm Madness Blog Hop so far.  I think this past week has been a great start - beautiful and easy projects!

For this week's giveaway, please comment here ON THIS POST and tell us your favorite thing to make with charms. 

The prize this week is a $25 gift certificate to our shop - Sew Lux Fabric!

Post your comment by 11:59 PM EST on Tuesday, 3/26.  We'll select a winner using random.org and will announce the winner on Wednesday, 3/27/13.

This Giveaway is now closed!  Winner will be posted shortly.

150 comments:

  1. My favorite thing to make with charms are table runners - you are able to use so many cute fabrics in one place!

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  2. My favorite thing varies from baby quilts/blankets to using them to make baby bibs.

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  3. I like making simple patchwork quilts. Usually baby or lap size.

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  4. My favourite things to make with charms are quilts! I love using them to make half triangle blocks. So many cute options though!

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  5. My favorite is simple patchwork baby quilts.

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  6. Charms are so great to work with. I've made table runners and quilts. This has been a fun hop! Thank you and thank you for the give away!

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  7. I like to use them to make zig zag blocks.

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  8. I love making baby quilts and also HST's!

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  9. My favorite way to use charms is in quilts - I've used them to make half square triangles or snowball blocks, but I've also used them just plain to make simple charm quilts.

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  10. I like making table toppers for night stands and end tables - and quilts, of course!

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  11. Basic patchworks. I also love cutting up the charms smaller into postage stamps.

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  12. HST to incorporate in quits.Thanks!
    AmandaK@whatthebobbin

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  13. Wall hanging or table runner make for quick easy gifts with charm squares

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  14. Enjoyed the first week of the blog hop! One of my favorite things to do with charms is to make totes!

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  15. I love using charms for quilts...small little doll quilts, table toppers, and wall hangings, and I just finished a lap-sized cuddle quilt using only 4 charm packs and some yardage for the binding. I love charm packs!! Thanks for the chance!

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  16. I love to use charms on wall hangings and table runners.
    Great week of projects! :). Thanks for the chance!

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  17. I love to make table runners suited to each season or occasion! awolk at rogers dot com

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  18. I used charms to make a baby quilt; the charms sure make the process easier. I'm liking the great projects I've seen on "Charm Madness". The sewing machine cover and the placemats are both things I need.

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  19. Wow, I'm not sure I could choose a favorite charm project. If I have to choose one it would probably be a table runner.

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  20. I like using charms in baby or lap quilts best.

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  21. I love making baby quilts with charms! Thanks for the chance to win ;)

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  22. I love making baskets and baby quilts!

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  23. I like to make baby & throw quilts with charms. I have lots of patterns & books that use charms. Thanks.

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  24. I am loving this blog hop - thanks so much for organising. My favourite way to use charms is to make baby quilts. But after following all the posts this week I think i will start being a bit more adventurous!

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  25. I like using charms for the disappearing nine patch design. They are also great for making hsts.

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  26. I love charms for purses and tote bags! Thnx.

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  27. I love to make baby quilts with a charm pack and a bit of yardage!

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  28. I think my favourite thing to make with charms would be pinwheel blocks and then use them on placemats or table runners!

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  29. I like to. MAke quilts with charm packs, and bags. Love all those 40 squares of unique fabrics.thanks for sharing

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  30. I like to make quilts and bags, although I would like to make a skirt with charms one time too!
    missysaprons@gmail.com

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  31. So far I like making baby quilts and table runners. But I'm learning to use them for other projects. Great examples this week!

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  32. I don't have a favorite thing yet....but the apron is in the back of my mind so that will be probably be my next charm project.

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  33. I am a new quilter and haven't had the chance to use any charms yet. I do have a couple in my stash and can't wait to try out some of these beautiful projects. Thank you!
    anglanouette(at)gmail(dot)com

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  34. I love using them to make 2.5" hexies. One charm pack can make a little table topper or small purse.
    happierthanabird at gmail dot com

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  35. Believe it or not, I've never made anything with charm packs - my love of quilting is new-found. I've got a project I've been planning, though. I'd like to use a charm pack to make a scrappy book sling - its like a book rack to go on the wall beside a child's bed with a sling of fabric that goes between the front and back rods on a double curtain rod. I think it could be really cute!

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  36. I love using charms for covered journals, and baby quilts too. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  37. I love to use charms to make tote bags...well, truthfully I love to use anything to make tote bags! But charms are awesome, and so versatile!

    MGM

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  38. Baby quilts are my favorite end product from charms. Simple and charming!

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  39. I love to make little patchwork pouches. I also have started making pincushions with my charm packs. What fun!

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  40. One of my favorite things to make with charm packs are purses and reusable shopping bags. I love the variety of prints they offer!

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  41. Quilts are my favorite thing of all time to make, so I would supplement with solids to make one with a wonderful charm pack!

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  42. Table toppers, placemats, coasters, potholders ... you can make anything your heart desires with charms.

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  43. Until this weekend, it was quilt. I'm going to try Courtney's fabric boxes for my scraps with some charms! I'm branching out!

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  44. Table runners, baby quilts, and bags love the scrappy look of charm packs!

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  45. I love to make baby quilts and table runners!

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  46. What a great week this has been! Really enjoying the hop, learning new things and discovering new blogs. Charm packs are fun and so versiable. I love using them for tablerunners and patch work pouches.

    Thank you for a super giveaway and a chance to win.

    usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

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  47. I love making table runners. I can get them done without a lot of fabric and that way more relatives get gifts. 3bakergirlsgo@gmail.com

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  48. Baby quilts are my favorite thing to make with charm squares.

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  49. I have made several outreach quilts with charms I usually frame them in 2 different tone on tones that compliment the colors of the charm pack. They have turned out very sweet.

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  50. My favorite thing to make with charm are bag and pouches!

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  51. I love using charms to make a quick & easy patchwork quilts for friends & family with new babies on the way. The blog hop has been terrific, thanks for organizing it & for the chance to win!

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  52. I love to make bags and table toppers with charms. Little quilts are fun too. Thanks for the chance!

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  53. Thanks for the giveaway! I love to make baby quilts, table runners & placemats with charms. wonderlandbyalyce at gmail dot com

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  54. Quilts... I love how quickly and easily they go together.

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  55. Gosh, I love to make just about anything with charm squares, but quilts and table runners are probably the quickest! They're fabulous for EPP too!

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  56. ilove to make banners with charms!

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  57. I have only made a cot size quilt with charm squares! BUT I have so many little packs of them that I now have a list a mile long of things to do - thanks!

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  58. mug rugs and table ware mats. super stuff!

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  59. Lucky you going to Sew South. I enjoy making quilts with charm packs. I love seeing a whole range together. My Bliss charm quilt is my most fav quilt I have made.

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  60. quilts and gift "kits" for my younger relatives.

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  61. My favourite projects made from charms are project bags for carrying sewing and knitng projects, these often double as gift bags if giving crafty gifts to friends. Lovin' the ideas this blog hop is giving me, there's a few that will be gifty ideas in furture

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  62. I love the versatility of the HST made from charms. So many different layouts, so many quilts...

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  63. I like making baby or kid quilts from charms. A close second is aprons and apron pockets :)

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  64. Just simple patchwork baby sized quilts are great!

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  65. Like most everyone else, I like to make baby quilts or bags with the lovely charms.

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  66. I made an awesome quilt with a charm pack!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  67. I love using charms for Hexies and HST for baby quilts! Thanks for the giveaway!
    mrs(dot)hbraun(at)gmail(dot)com

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  68. I haven't really used charms much, other than for quick table runners. That's why I'm enjoying this hop -- to get ideas! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  69. So glad you had a nice time!!!

    I like to make tote bags, or quilts. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  70. I'm not sure! They're great for applique and small scale piecing

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  71. You know, I have never used Charms so I am so looking forward to making something you have featured so far. I think my favorite so far is the sewing machine cover!

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  72. I always buy charm packs for baby quilts. They make the perfect size quilt! :)

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  73. It's so fun when I make quick table runners or complete tableclothes from charms. I love doing them - you can make one up fast for any occasion or season.

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  74. I love charms for any quick project, but especially mug rugs or table runners. They are almost like a tiny scrap bag!

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  75. I love using the charms for the sew, then cut, then sew again designs. Then they become pillows, quilts, tablerunners, whatever. A quick and rewarding way to sew!

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  76. I love using Charms for quick smaller projects. Mostly, I love trying out a design line without having the major investment as with other pre-cuts or bundles.

    I'm making the sewing machine cover; then adapting the pattern to make my Mom a 4 slice toaster cover, that will go nicely with the placemats.

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  77. I love them for making small baby quilts...just did one this weekend using Lucy's Crabshack and its adorable and so quick!

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  78. Hexies and stars! Those are my favorite!

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  79. I love them for quick baby quilts. Also like to join them together to make a border. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  80. My favorite thing to make with charms are table runners.

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  81. I love making HSTs from charms and turning them into all kinds of fun geometric patterns :)

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  82. Baby blankets! Fast, fun, and they always look amazing to the moms, like you're some kind of quilting genius. LOL

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  83. I've only ever made baby quilts with them - excited to try out some of the cute tutorials!! Next on my list is the sewing machine cover :)

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  84. I like to make baby quilts with charms. Thanks!

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  85. I like to make table runners & placemats.

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  86. I am planning to make a tote bag very soon! Must get through Easter first! :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  87. baby quilts!!! :)

    thanks for the chance to win!
    mrsrachelsbooth{at}gmail{dot}com

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  88. wall quilts...enjoying the hop! Thanks!

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  89. I have never made anything out of charms, but I picked up several packs while you had them on sale. I am getting lots of good ideas from your fun blog hop.

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  90. I'm a luvin' the charm madness blog hop! Thanks for the chance at a giveaway!

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  91. Hi. I'm a baby blanket making fool at this point and I love love love using charms. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  92. I like using charms for coin quilts.

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  93. I love to make baby and lap quilts!

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  94. Hi! Love using them mixing solids+prints in my Charity Baby Quilts! Thanks for a neat giveaway!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  95. Charm packs are great for small patchwork projects:)

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  96. I love to make baby quilts out of charm squares.

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  97. I like using charms for a quick baby quilt and HST's.

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  98. Doll Quilts!

    Deborah
    pinkscissorsdesign@ gmail .com

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  99. Quilts for my grandkids (2 hear, one on the way).

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  100. I love scrappy quilts big or litte

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  101. Hexies are a blast! I just made a pillow with Nancy Drew Hexies :)

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  102. I love making quilts with charm packs :)

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  103. baby quilts and mug rugs :) thanks for the chance to win!

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  104. ANYTHING!!! I adore granny square quilts and patchwork pouches. Charms can be used everywhere :)

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  105. Quilt for children or a sewingmachine cover?
    Esther
    ipatchandquilt dot wordpress dot com

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  106. I love them for sewing machine cover and placemat projects. Have also made. Couple of lap quilts with them too. Am loving the ideas youse th, lots of future projects

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  107. Im so glad you had a great time.
    So far I have only made 4 placemats. And they turned out pretty cute.

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  108. I've made small wall quilts and table runners. Just about to use nine squares for a cushion panel.

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  109. Small quilts, especially with patterns using HST.

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  110. Hst you can make one block look so many different ways just in the way you turn them. And since charm packs are precut, the hard part is already done babscorbitt@gmail.com

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  111. I like using them to make HST for projects.

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  112. I love to make quick table runner gifts with charms!

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  113. I like to use charms for table runners and when I am doing half square triangles. so easy! thanks for the giveaway.

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  114. I tend to make smaller quilts with them, but they have shown such great projects this week and I may have to change my mind on that idea!

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  115. My skills are limited so I am making everything out of charms...baby quilts have to be my favorite though. It seems that they just breeze together with precuts! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  116. My favorite thing to make with charms is baby quilts. Sometimes I cut them smaller for watercolor quilts too. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  117. I like to make miniature quilts with my charms. Thankss for
    the chance to win!

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  118. I like making baby quilts with charms - only takes two packs and some yardage to make a cute one!

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  119. I've never used charms but I can imagine a beautiful one-patch quilt! I'd love the opportunity to use charms.

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    1. I've only used Charms one time (so far! lol)....and used them to make a Tumbler Throw!!! Looooved using them...great time saver too!! :)

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  120. I have enjoyed the blog hop you are hosting, thanks! I liked the sewing machine cover and I might try that with some charms. I have used charm packs for totes and a quick Coin quilt that I am working on now. They really are cute!

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  122. Lately, it's been sewing machine covers and a King-size quilt (it took a LOT of charms). :)

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  123. Small quilts are my favorite.

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  124. Tabler runners. Quick easy, and colorful!

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  125. I like to make quilts with charms though I usually cut them into smaller pieces and pair them with another, mostly solid, fabric. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

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  126. I love to use charms in table runners.

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  127. I have been all around and I still like mug rugs and tableware the best. I used a twister tool and did a rug. awesome!

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  128. I made a lovely quilt using a charm pack and gingham sashing - a fast and easy quilt "hit"

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  129. Love to make baby quilts with charm packs!
    (and sew south was wonderful!)

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  130. I love to use them in small wall hangings or baby quilts.
    hulseybg at gmail dot com

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  131. I like using charms in baby quilts!

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  132. I have to say that my favorite thing to make with charms is a brand new piece of fabric.....which will urn into 1 unique something. A tote, a baby quilt, clothes. It's a one of a kind even if you use the same package of charms the way you lay them out would be different from my way!

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  133. Table runners. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  134. Patchwork quilts and table runners! Why mess with a good thing!lol Unless you use them for hexies!

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  135. I have all of the nickel quilt books by Pat Speth! Best scrappy use for leftover charms!

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  136. My favorite things to make with Charms squares is a quick baby quilt for donation or gift.I always keep lots on hand for the last minute gift emergencies.

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  137. Making quilts for community projects are made so quickly using charm packs

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