Sunday, November 25, 2012

Holiday Lane Blog Hop and Giveaway


   I made the Holiday Lane pattern into a gift giving bag.
Can't wait till I start delivering gifts!

Today's Blog Hop participants are:

One side 
  Other Side

 How I will be delivering gifts this year!


It is hard to tell, but the black sky I quilted swirls of snow.
Photo of the swirls.


 Giveaway! 
 $20 Etsy Gift Certificate
at my friends site
Nini And The Sea Blogspot (Click Here
and then enter their Esty Store.
Drawing Dec. 1st.,  9 am EST.
To enter you need to be a follower and leave a comment 
telling me that you follow and what you favorite Christmas Cookie is.


             
                   A big thank you goes to Jill Finley from Jillily Studio Designs
              for designing the pattern... Madame Samm from www.sewwequilt.com and Pauline from quiltnqueen.blogspot.com for hosting this fun event (hope you are feeling better!)
  


  Here is the list for the rest of the hop.
Please leave a comment to Cheer them on!

Tuesday November 27
Woolite Mammoth

Wednesday November 28
Quilt on the Edge
Farm Road Rambling
Mary Jo - that other blog
  
Thursday November 29
Elaine - that other blog

Friday November 30
Linda - that other blog


Till We Quilt Again,

75 comments:

  1. What a fantastic idea to turn the pattern into a beautiful bag! I am a follower. Thank you for the great giveaway. jbechosend at sbcglobal dot net

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  2. I love this idea! And the bag looks so fun! Cute!

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  3. Great idea to turn this pattern into a bag. So cute!

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  4. Great bag - such a lovely way to deliver all your presents!

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  5. Great idea of turning the pattern into a bag! I am your new follower, thanks for sharing and the giveaway!

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  6. WOW! Great idea. I love it.
    Greetings from Germany
    Nicole

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  7. I love the bag! What a great idea!

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  8. Forgot to say I'm a follower!

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  9. Wow I love your version of the pillow! such a great idea

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  10. What a cute idea. Happy holidays!

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  11. I adore your snow caps and the idea of a carry all..well fabulous

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  12. I love your gift giving bag, it is wonderful! Thank you for sharing and happy quilting :)

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  13. I love your idea to turn the pattern to a fantastic gift bag. Thanks for sharing

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  14. What a grat idea- a gift bag! Perfect pattern for this one too!

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  15. sorry; I forgot to tell you that I follow...and cookie; I love oatmeal

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  16. Oh my gosh, how clever -- brilliant!

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  17. how fun you turned it into a bag! I love any kind of chocolate cookie BTW :-)

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  18. Hi Helen,
    I love your quilting work and your photography! You are so creative and talented. I am your newest follower!
    And my favorite cookie is Snickerdoodle. Mmmm, yummy! :-)

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  19. Great idea and your bag looks cutest.

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  20. Too clever! I love the idea.

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  21. Really cute pillow. Thanks for having a give away.

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  22. What a terrific idea. Great job, love the swirly snow.

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  23. Great idea to make Holiday Lane into a bag! Very cute!

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  24. Hi!!! Great idea to make it into a bag!!!

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  25. Your bag is FANTASTIC! I thought of turning my pillow into a table runner or part of a quilt, but never a bag. I really love this idea.

    My favorite cookie at this time of year is probably gingerbread--fun to make and decorate and when they are baking, the house smells so delicious.

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  26. Marvelous and functional idea! :)

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  27. LOVE the bag idea; that is brilliant! I've been using an IKEA bag to deliver gifts - might have to whip up a bag, too. I'm a new follower. :)

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  28. nice bag Helen! I would be delivering gifts now! and again later! LOL

    I am a new follower.

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  29. Now that's a wonderfully creative use of the pattern. You're going to look perfect as you deliver gifts in your new bag. I am a new follower so add me to the giveaway; thanks.

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  30. I'm a follower! I love this big bag! Great use of the pattern! My favorite cookie for the Holidays...chocolate chip with pecans!
    hulseybg at gmail dot com

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  31. love the bag.... will all the gifts fit?? maybe more than one trip ;)
    Thanks for sharing and hosting a give away as well..... my favortie cookie / goodie would have to be the fudge we made as kids.
    in stitches

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  32. I love...love...love...the bag..what a great idea for the pattern...I just might need to make one for myself...I am a follower and my favorite cookie is sugar with lots of frosting....thanks for the great giveaway....

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  33. OMG, I like the idea of making a large bag. That is sooo cool! You gave me a lot of great ideas. My favorite cookie is Chocolate Chip, course, I like any that have Chocolate in them. LOL

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  34. I love the idea of making these houses into a bag. That bag would also be great for carrying quilts or quilting supplies.

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  35. What a great idea and it looks wonderful too.

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  36. What a great idea! I love the bag!
    I'm a follower and my favorite Christmas cookie is.....a little shortbread bon bon cookie with a center of marzipan. I don't know the name of the cookie!

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  37. what a great idea to turn this into a bag! wonderful job.

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  38. WOw.....that's fantastic and so original!

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  39. What a great idea. Love, love it. Wonderful job. Thankyou for sharing.

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  40. Cute idea. Thanks for sharing.
    I am a follower. Fav christmas cookie is almond crescent cookies.

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  41. Love your creativity!!!

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  42. WOW!!
    thats such a neat idea! :)
    thanks for sharing

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  43. That is really a neat idea. It seems one always needs some kind of bag. Thanks for sharing.

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  44. Hi Helen, I love how your creative mind chose to make a Holiday Lane bag. I love it...great job!! Thanks for sharing your time and inspiration with us...Happy stitching, Pauline

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  45. I'm a new follower and what a great idea for the bag and its' usage. Thank you for stopping by my blog.

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  46. I am a follower and love the traditional butter cookies at Christmas. Love your tote village! What an awesome way to use the pattern!!!

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  47. Great idea to turn it into a bag! Wonderful job!

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  48. neat idea to make a bag with the houses on it.

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  49. That is a great idea for the row of houses--love the bag!

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  50. What a great idea! blessings, marlene

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  51. How original. Gonna need lots of pressie to fill that bag! :)

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  52. i follow and i love all cookies

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  53. Nice idea, lovely bag, thanks for sharing!

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  54. Rosemary B here:
    NICE bag, love the swirly sky and the houses are really sweet. Snowy and quiet.
    I love all cookies but sugar cookies are my favorite. -- then oatmeal.

    I am following your amazing blog, thank you for sharing

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  55. I am definitely a follower and love your site. I think it was a super wonderful plan to make it into a gift giving bag - thanks for the inspiration and my favorite cookie this year is Christmas Noels. Judy C

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  56. Love the bag idea. Perfect for Xmas. Favorite cookie has got to be chocolate chip.

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  57. Wow, that is a huge bag!! Hope I see that bag coming to my door! I think I'm going to start calling you Santa!! There isn't a Christmas cookie I don't like, but my fave is a shortbread!! Nice work as usual!!!

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  58. What a clever idea!!! I need a post office bag!! hmmmm

    Thanks for the giveaway! I am your newest follower!

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  59. What a great idea! I would love to see someone bringing me a gift delivered in such a festive bag!

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  60. Ooops! Favorite cookies = spritz pressed cookies. I remember eating them as a child and love to make them for my granddaughters. (I left a message earlier, but forgot to tell you about my favorite cookies!

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  61. How very clever - neat idea! I'm a follower :<) And my favorite cookie would have to be Maraschino Cherry Cookies from my grandma's secret recipe!

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  62. What a fun way to deliver gifts! I'm already a happy follower...my favorite Christmas cookies are snicker doodles (fresh out of the oven...yummy!)

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  63. Very nice bag! My favorite Christmas cookie, humm...those little ones that are in a can, shortbread I think.

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  64. How clever you are to turn it into a darling little 'Santa's bag', so to speak! Great job! I'm a new follower ... pleased to meet you! And my favorite Christmas cookies are Apricot-Almond Thumbprints! :)

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  65. Love the bag. What a great idea. I'm traditional. I love ALL cookies. Thanks for sharing
    bonnielarson58@gmail.com

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  66. I follow you, my all time fave cookie is chocolast chip. Infact I just made a batch of them!

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  67. sorry I am late commenting. catching up after TG..Great shopping bag and for large christmas tote.

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  68. That's a clever idea! Your bag looks wonderful! I'm a follower and my favourite Christmas cookie is gingerbread. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  69. You are so creative! What a neat idea to make it into a bag. Thank you for sharing your creativity.

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  70. My favorite cookie is peanut butt with chocolate kiss. Donna

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