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four november giveaways!

four november giveaways!

By Patricia Belyea

This month’s giveaway features Victoria Findlay Wolfe’s Green and Red Collection produced by Studio 37 of Marcus Fabrics! Each giveaway includes a fat quarter bundle of 15 patterns plus a 1/4 yard of the bordered Wreath pattern. There are four November giveaways—each valued at $50.

Victoria admits that she is an unabashed Christmas quilt fanatic, making three to four holiday quilts every year. Her Green and Red Collection plays with whimsical and traditional themes—using fresh, modern patterns.

The joyful designs include a full range of seasonal motifs in green, red and white—from teeny deer to candy-cane striped strings. To add a twist, the collection includes the unexpected colors of pink, pale turquoise, mid-brown, and burlap beige.


To participate in the November giveaway, answer this question in the Comment Box below: What are you looking forward to this holiday season?

HOW THIS GIVEAWAY WORKS: The November 2017 giveaway drawing will be held at midnight PST on November 30, 2017. Okan Arts Giveaways are open to US residents (sorry to my Canadian and international friends), 18 and older, void where prohibited. One entry per person. Four lucky winners will be chosen with a random number drawing for the FQ bundle and 1/4 yard of Wreaths fabric. The winners will be notified within 24 hours. Each winner must respond within one week of notification or her/his giveaway will be forfeited. A list of Okan Arts giveaway winners can be obtained at any time from Okan Arts. Thanks for participating!

To see the Green and Red Collection on the Studio 37 website +click here

Please ask about this collection at your local fabric store.

Thank you Marcus Fabrics for the donation of the fabrics! 

This is an unsponsored giveaway with no compensation given to Okan Arts.

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261 comments to “four november giveaways!”

  1. Katrine Eagling says:

    Cuddling with a quilt on my lap while sewing on bindings.

  2. Karen says:

    My husband and i are going to take a train to visit our oldest daughter who lives in Maryland. Can’t wait.

  3. Connie Akers says:

    I am most looking forward to family time & seeing my granddaughter’s excitement on Christmas morning.

  4. Julie Allen says:

    As a cancer survivor, I cherish every thing about Christmas, but especially every precious moment spent with family!!

  5. Gail says:

    Sharing the holidays with friends.

  6. Margaret Schucker says:

    I’m looking forward to decorating the house for the holidays and getting the tree up and decorated. The grandkids love playing with the train under the tree.

  7. Dottie Vaughn says:

    The faces of my grandkids!

  8. Kaye Koler says:

    baking with my five year old granddaughter and seeing Christmas through her eyes!

  9. Karen Friedrichs says:

    Holiday boutiques!

  10. Jackie says:

    Being with family. It’s the very best !!

  11. Lisa Meuleman says:

    Visiting with my mom on Pender Island, my true place of calm and creativity. It will be so nice to have my family join hers and partake of Island life ❤️❤️

  12. K says:

    Great fabric! Thanks for the giveaway.

  13. Nola J Beck says:

    Family….. What is Christmas without being around family? It is always good to be able to see everyone and catch up on what is going on in their lives.

  14. Diane says:

    Going to a Gingerbread House Show! Always amazing … the creativity is wonderful!

  15. Mary Willis says:

    Going to Kennebunk for Christmas Prelude quilt retreat with the Proper Bostonians Quilt Guild! Sew much fun. ❤️

  16. Julie H says:

    Surprising my younger sister with a holiday visit.

  17. Vickie Arnold says:

    Having my daughter home for 10 days and sewing together!!!

  18. Patti A. says:

    Oh my gosh, winning would be the best present!!! Love the colors and patterns. You did it again. Hope to have all the family together this year.

  19. Mrs. Plum says:

    I’m looking forward to spending time with family. Those fabrics are yumm—thanks for the chance to win.

  20. Jan Wisor says:

    Looking forward to decorating the house, listening to Holiday music 24/7 and most of all sharing our joy with our family.

  21. LoriD says:

    I always look forward to bringing out the decorations and making the house nice and cozy!

  22. Kathi says:

    Family and all the traditions!!

  23. Tanya Watson says:

    We are recovering from the flooding is Texas so I have been trying to make as many quilts as I can for gifts for Christmas as that will probably be the only thing I will be able to give everyone while we rebuild. I love to quilt and love to watch TV with a quilt around me

  24. Rhoda Helmuth says:

    Baking new recipes, finishing a Christmas quilt & spending time with family.

  25. For the holidays I am looking forward to making a new quilt & spending time with my family!

  26. Jerie Clark says:

    I can’t wait for Christmas because we are having 19 relatives here for the Holidays. There will be 6 kids. I can’t wait

  27. Vera Midkiff says:

    I love to make Quilt’s.. And spending time showing my younger brother.. How to make his own Quilt..
    Love the colors of your new Fabric.
    Thank you for a look at it..

  28. Vera Midkiff says:

    I would like to teach my brother how to make his own Christmas Quilt.. We will be spending time with Christmas dinner and sewing..

  29. Rhonda E Ludwico says:

    I am looking forward to having time off to sew. I’m making pillow cases for charities.

  30. Linda Fleming says:

    Spending time with family and friends!

  31. soozi says:


  32. I love everything about Christmas. Bringing out the Christmas quilts for decorating, friends, family, decorations in town. But mostly the tradition of having the grandkids here to celebrate with Gramma and Grampa!❤

  33. Patti Karp says:

    I am looking the most forward to making Christmas gifts!

  34. Emily says:

    Filling my hand knit stockings with goodies I pick up all year!

  35. Linda Allen says:

    Gatherings with family and friends.

  36. Four dogs and one quilter says:

    Snow, snow and more snow. Siting by the fire and doing some hand stitching.

  37. Karen A says:

    I am excited to spend time with my daughters who will be home for the holidays.

  38. Jennifer Elliott says:

    This is my favorite time of year!!! I’m THAT person that starts playing Christmas music in October and makes a fire the first time the temps drop below 70 (hey I live in Houston). This year for the first time ever we are doing a family Christmas vacation so that is what I am the most excited about! A chance to spend time with family while hopefully starting a new tradition!!!!

  39. cathy k says:

    Spending time with family is the best part of the holidays.

  40. Carling mabry says:

    Spending it with family and friends!

  41. Andrea Bursaw says:

    Each holiday season my best friend and I exchange 8″ x 11″ mini quilts to celebrate another year of devotion to each other and to creating quilts. We add each others’ gift to our own album, whose.covers are made of additional quilts.

  42. Deb Y says:

    Time off from work so I can sew! Holidays + week of vacation = happy hours in my sewing room.

  43. Lana says:

    I look forward to sharing time with beloved family and friends. The kid in me always looks forward to driving around looking for outdoor light displays.

  44. Laurie Jacobs says:

    Three grandchildren, ages 3 to 6 months, so fun.

  45. Janet Schayer says:

    As always, being with my family enjoying the cold winter weather in the Colorado mountains,,,,,,,,

  46. Shari K. says:

    I am looking forward to being with family and friends, cooking holiday foods and sharing them with others. Crafting with my nieces. If I get to sew, that is a bonus!

  47. Gretchen says:

    I’m looking forward to all the incredible Christmas lights. We visit the Plaza in Kansas City, MO every year to see it all lit up. It’s been a tradition since I was little one.

  48. Lori korell says:

    Looking forward to my son coming home for the holidays…he is in the Navy.

  49. Jmj says:

    Getting together with family!!!!!

  50. Buffie Lorah says:

    I am looking forward to spending time with my son who will be home from college and squeezing in some quality sewing time.

  51. Dolores Magargee says:

    Looking forward to time with my grown up kids and best of all my one and only granddaughter! I’ll be enjoying lots of hugs, giggles, and silliness. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all!

  52. Terri says:

    I look forward to fun times with my college aged kids being home for several weeks. They both go to school out of state, so it’s a real treat!

  53. Mary Davis says:

    I know there are so many people who find the upcoming holiday season as a very stressful time. Me on the other hand enjoy the sounds, smells and excitement of the Thanksgiving/Christmas holiday season.

    I long ago gave up my holiday gift buying stress to making handmade gifts and spending time with family and friends. My family hosts a large (about 50+ people) friends and family day dinner at a rented hall, enjoy the happenings and play games for small or handmade gifts ($10 max). Everyone looks forward to this yearly event. We went from bingo to trivia 2 yrs ago so the youngest members could answer questions and win for their team. I look forward to this event every year.

    tushay3 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  54. Hilary Jordan says:

    I’m looking forward to spending time with my family and eating lots of pie!

  55. Julee Ryle says:

    Seeing my kids light up around the Christmas decorations, food and family celebration.

  56. Allison says:

    Looking forward to Christmas music and lots of food!!!

  57. Gail Mandli says:

    I’m looking forward to some down time…to see family…bake cookies…sew…complete some ufo’s.

  58. LINDA says:

    Looking forward to being with our Loved Ones at Christmas! Thank You for a pretty Giveaway!

  59. Deborah White says:

    Having my son home from college for a month. Spending time with my family.

  60. Rebecca says:

    Being with my family. Sharing christmas with them

  61. Lisa DeVille says:

    Celebrating The Good News with family and friends.

  62. Diane E Wespiser says:

    this Christmas I’m looking forward to spending time with my 2 yr old granddaughter and new grandson

  63. Trudi Rammelkamp says:

    Spending time with my children and grandchildren and seeing my niece and nephew who live in Wyoming.

  64. Diane Johnson says:

    Faith, family friendship and food. Also fabric, fun and funky quilts!

  65. Marge Snyder says:

    I’m looking forward to a joyous holiday family celebration this season after a cancer scare in the family last year.

  66. Laura S says:

    I always love the Christmas music, and snuggling by warm fires!!!

  67. Colleen says:

    Spending time with my family.

  68. Cheryl says:

    I am looking forward to my husband having some time off of work. It has been a hard year and to have time together will be special.

  69. Christine Yi says:

    I will visit my family in Chicago!!

  70. Linda Smith says:

    I’m looking forward to cutting some fresh greens and making a wreath for my entry and some cookie baking. I also always look forward to our church’s Christmas Eve candlelight service. These are some of the things that make Christmas special for me.

  71. Mary O. says:

    I am looking forward to Christmas Eve when all our children will be with us.

  72. Kathy E. says:

    I look forward to peace on Earth, goodwill toward all men, women and children and lots of yummy cookies!!!

  73. Crystal Smith says:

    I look forward to cookie baking with the grands!

  74. Mary Ann Nailos says:

    I look forward to giving and getting artful presents from my creative pals.

  75. chelsea w says:

    I’m looking forward to having my brother come up and celebrate the holiday season with us! We love bonding over this time of year–especially when we just sit together and enjoy food!

  76. Kane says:

    I’m looking forward to spending Christmas at my son’s family home with our first grandson (his second Christmas). An added bonus is my daughter joining us. She’s a Christmas Day baby so holidays are always extra special when we can all be together.

  77. Mary DeRay says:

    Looking forward to giving my “love gifts” to unsuspecting friends and acquaintances! I use leftover pieces of fabric to make quick gifts, bell pulls, table mats, placemats, even small wallhangings. It is pure Christmas joy to see their expression when recieving a surprise handmade gift. Love it!

  78. Marilyn Kennelly says:

    This holiday there is a lot to celebrate as it is the first for two new granddaughters..One born October 10 and one due November 30th. It also means my mother will be one month shy of 100 years old- a real feat.

  79. Brenda Miller says:

    I can’t wait to spend the holidays with my mom. First time I’ve been able to do this for several years

  80. Sherry Sue Newcombe says:

    beautiful fabric for my quilt stash

  81. SandyB says:

    Peace, quiet. Some gentleness as I share my time with my family. No Facebook so my mind can relax.

  82. Janie M says:

    I will be heading to Montana to visit my daughter and family for Christmas. I am so excited!

  83. Tamara R. says:

    I’m looking forward to having more time to quilt and relax at home.

  84. Margie Kitahara says:

    Celebrating the season with family…especially grandkids.

  85. Christi says:

    I can’t wait to see my daughter and grandsons. Truly the best part of the holidays for me.

  86. Stephanie Smith says:

    Looking forward to spending the day with family and friends and having lots of laughter and story telling

  87. Linda Petersensmith says:

    My son and his wife are coming from Thailand for the holidays!

  88. Valerie says:

    Spending quality time with my family:)

  89. Donna says:

    Looking forward to baking some delicious organic, plant-based holiday desserts and treats with my sweetheart Al who is a vegan chef!

  90. Quilting Tangent says:

    Finishing a quilt

  91. jenny says:

    Im looking forward to my kids decorating the tree…if they are happy, then I am happy!

  92. Barb Phelps says:

    Looking forward to happy, joyful family times and visiting with friends.

  93. Lolly Schiffman says:

    Ski season starts! Have to get some hand work projects lined up for “apre ski” evenings… or take my sewing machine with me.

  94. Michelle D says:

    Seeing all the generations together – 3 years old to 96 years old!

  95. Sally says:

    I’m looking forward to reconnecting with extended family that we haven’t seen in the past year.

  96. Donna says:

    This is the first Christmas in our new house, so I’m looking forward to decorating for the holidays.

  97. Kathy Sukeena says:

    First, completing my sewn and quilted projects—times flies. And then, of course, giving it all away to family and friends! PS: wishing for snow.

  98. Cindy Brouillard says:

    Snow! I always feel cheated if we do not get a fresh snowfall before Xmas.

  99. Betsy says:

    the lights and the “warmth” of the season with loved ones.

  100. brenda says:

    spending time with family, cooler weather, Christmas lights, wood stove fires, choral music.

  101. Marsha says:

    I look forward to sewing. I bought myself an early Christmas present, a new sewing machine.

  102. Tina says:

    It will be our puppy’s first Christmas and winter snow. Looking forward to taking her on walks in the snow.

  103. Amy Loar says:

    I am so excited that our son is coming home for Christmas (he lives in Seattle – we live in Virginia) AND he’s bringing his girlfriend!

  104. beverly oldenburg says:

    Peace on earth

  105. Bethany Garner says:

    Seeing my son Wade come home after 7 years of not feeling his strong arms around my shoulders…

  106. Angela J Short says:

    I’m looking forward to seeing family and enjoying the holidays with them! angielovesgary2 atgmail dotcom

  107. Linda McLaughlin says:

    I am looking forward to the Holiday season, for us Thanksgiving is the big one with all the family, then Christmas is quiet and peaceful.

  108. Deb says:

    For Christmas, I took a big step and treated myself to a VFW class at Asilomar in March. Winning some of her fabric would be the icing on the cake.

  109. Dee says:

    Peace, joy and sewing!

  110. Dionne Matthies-Buban says:

    Time with my family, and working on my own projects!

  111. jodi says:

    we’re celebrating Hanukkah this year with 4 generations!!! absolutely cannot wait!

  112. Linda N says:

    I am looking forward to being at home, instead of traveling. I will be at home with my husband and younger son enjoying the beauty of San Diego’s Christmas. And with the wonderful technology of today, I will be able to see my grandchildren, DIL, older son and in-laws on FaceTime.

  113. Kathy Hendry says:

    Decorating our home for the season for first time in years. Merry Christmas/ Happy holidays to all!

  114. Meg brotnov says:

    Christmas 2017 will be special to me as i move into a 55+ community and redesign my sewing room in our new place

  115. Drew Betz says:

    Hanging up my holiday quilts and decorating my tree with many homemade balls (felted, quilted, blown glass, knit, etc).

  116. Jerie Clark says:

    Love these fabrics. Can’t wait to see my son, daughter in law and grandson who are coming from Australia for Christmas

  117. Chris Chambers says:

    Christmas baking and quilting by the fire….
    Thanks for the giveaway! Happy Holidays!

  118. Janet Hasselblad says:

    Making fabric gifts for all my friends and family. Gotta work fast!!

  119. Jan says:

    I look forward to spending time with family and friends over the holiday season, and especially the beginning of the new year when days begin to get longer (yay!!) and a whole new year of ideas and activities begins.

  120. Susan Smith says:

    Making gifts for loved ones, spending the holidays with my wonderful family. Thankful to God for the joy of just being alive.

  121. Donna Martinez says:

    Gifts of quilts to family, baking , sharing and eating Christmas cookies!

  122. Shirley Whitcomb says:

    I love the overall spirit of gentleness and good will that seems to permeate the air during the holidays. It is unfortunate that we cannot carry this feeling of brotherhood through out the yeaf.

  123. Shirley Whitcomb says:

    I love the gentleness and feeling of good will that seems to permeate the air during the holidays. It is unfortunate that this feeling of brotherly love and concern does not continue throughout the year.

  124. Moira says:

    I’m looking forward to seeing family and friends this holiday season – always the best part of the year.

  125. Ginny Leber says:

    Holding my great grand baby. He will be 5 months old and loves to tell stories.

  126. Sarah Sheckells says:

    Our son gets married in a week, so having everyone at home for a festive dinner would be great. I created a Mariner’s Compass quilt for them for their wedding gift as he is in the Navy and she loves to sail. I have some other small quilted items for their gifts, exciting!! S Sheckells

  127. Ellen McCarthy says:

    Sewing Christmas napkins with my 6 year old granddaughter. I cut the fabric and iron the hems but she selects the stitch patterns for the hems and controls the speed peddle with her hand while I ‘drive’. It is a blast for both of us! We do napkins for every holiday.

  128. Barbara Lotthammer says:

    We are in the process of building a home at the lake and living in our very cold cabin and with no oven I look forward to others cooking for me this year and a year off from decorating. Looking forward to decorating new home next year though

  129. Jill Moreaux says:

    Spending time with my family is the best part!

  130. Marsha Burdick says:

    I have spend the past year making and donating quilts for San Jose flood victims and now Santa Rosa, etc. fire victims–so many local residents have tragically lost their homes in 2017. I’m looking forward to making a Christmas themed Double Wedding Ring–have lots of fun fabrics for feature centers–just for fun!

  131. Gretchen Lee says:

    I love your emails each month. They are always fun, exciting, and informative.
    Keep them coming,

  132. CHARLOTTE KEY says:

    My daughter and I are going on a 9 day cruise to the eastern caribbean.

  133. Jerry says:

    Holiday fabrics! YAHOOTIES!

  134. Sue Kersey says:

    I am looking forward to having our girls with us. Our daughter lost her husband in the service and is raising 2 wonderful girls. I so love them all and look forward to having them all in my quilting studio. Hoping their love of fabric, tradition and quilting will grow strong and I can inspire them to create their own art. Happy Holiday, Sue

  135. Judy Warner says:

    I am looking forward to being with my grandchildren…….and maybe making another holiday quilt for them! 🙂

  136. Patricia says:

    Looking forward to watching holiday movies with my husband.

  137. pjdominici says:

    Looking forward to our gift giving traditions. We begin with St. Nicholas Day and end with Three Kings Day. Something small to hang on a door knob for St. Nick’s and regular gifts at Christmas. Usually candy for Kings Day. Lots of fun.

  138. Fran says:

    I look forward to celebrating Jesus’ birth!☺️

  139. Sandra Fong says:

    Our very first grand child who we have prayed for for 9 years has a due date of November 24th! This will be our holiday blessing. It will be a girl!

  140. Lori Morton says:

    Am sooooo looking forward to all the Kiddo’s being Home for Christmas..especially our Daughter that lives in NC!!! Miss her terribly!
    Thank you for chance to win your Give-a-way!! Beautiful fabrics! 🙂

  141. Gail H says:

    Looking forward to a quiet family Christmas.

  142. Pamela R says:

    first of all, those Christmas fabrics are making me drool. That aside, I hope to spend time just breathing in the Christmas spirit, enjoying the trees, lights and cookies!

  143. Debbie Miller says:

    I am most looking forward to getting all of my family together and celebrating the joy of Christmas and remembering all of our past year as a family.

  144. carol Denning says:

    looking forward to exceitement of new unseen exhibits and sparkly decorations; eating mince pie and Eggnog!!

  145. Patti A. says:

    Just relaxing and enjoying the family. Hopefully getting a new Christmas quilt finished.

  146. Susan says:

    Oh, I look forward to LOTS of things at Christmas: caroling, cookie baking, ring and run, decorating the tree, making mulled apple cider (strictly non-alcoholic!), having ham and mashed potatoes and candied yams and cherry pie, singing my favorite carols and Christmas hymns, advent blog posts – if there’s a Christmas tradition, I look forward to it! Thanks for the chance to win this wonderful fabric. I’m like Victoria – I’m working on two Christmas quilts while another one swims in my head. LOL

  147. Dawn Barach says:

    I’m looking forward to the looks on my family’s faces when they open their gifts. To me, giving is the best part of the season!

  148. Crystal Edwards says:

    I’m looking foward to spending time with loved ones. Things like jigsaw puzzles, the movie theater, baking, eating! Some of the best times are the simplest.

  149. Karen Friedrichs says:

    Special Christmas musical performances.

  150. Julie Preston says:

    I am looking forward to being with my family and making a Christmas quilt.

  151. Carol Nelms says:

    I am looking forward to spending time with family and friends, laughing and eating…

  152. Linda says:

    Sharing the excitement with family and friends. Holiday music and
    the good in all people.

  153. KarenH says:

    Looking forward to a safe holiday season. I have been to the ER twice recently! I want to stay home with family and sew quietly.

  154. Rachel says:

    Christmas colors and designs that aren’t traditional! Woo hoo!! This is the kind of fabric I can get around — especially from Japan (my obsession with all things Japanese — well, fabric and stamps). A lovely way to celebrate Christmas – at any time of year.

  155. I love the nostalgic feeling that come from the lights on the decorated tree, the smell of live fir and Christmas music all day. My longarm studio is just off my living room, so I love the spirit the sights and sounds bringvto my workday in my home. Oh! And Christmas chocolates!!

  156. Debbie VanVleet says:

    Looking forward to being with family and hopefully will have all their quilts bound and ready.

  157. Linda Williamson says:

    Looking forward to spending time with my mom and sister. Baking and sewing and decorating are always fun for the holidays. Thanks. grinnie1961 at gmail dot com

  158. Kathleen Flanagan says:

    I am looking forward to being with my family after a long health battle!

  159. Deb M says:

    I’m looking forward to getting together with family!

  160. Wynn Martin says:

    I’m going to finish my medallion quilt for a staff challenge where I work. I can’t wait to see everyone’s finished quilts!

  161. Erma Deutsch says:

    Love to design quilts and give away!

  162. Erma Deutsch says:

    Quilts are so soothing when stressed! The feel of the fabric, the designing, the colors, all so good!

  163. Chris P says:

    Enjoying time spent with our children who live half a continent away and celebrating the reason for the season in church services.

  164. Tanya says:

    Looking forward to spending time with family and friend especially grandson who is attending college in oh so faraway Hong Kong!

  165. Ellen says:

    Looking forward to spending time with loved ones.

  166. shirley marvin says:

    Will be quilting right up till Christmas.. :-}

  167. Lee Ellsworth says:

    Hopefully, QUIET, at the end of a complex, demanding year.

  168. Kathie L says:

    I’m looking forward to the fact that my mum lives only 10 minutes away rather than 6 hours. We’ll have so much more holiday time together.

  169. Beth S. says:

    Decorating the house and family time

  170. Kay says:

    Sharing time with family and friends!

  171. Bobbi dougherty says:

    I’m looking forward to being with family and having good food and beautiful decorations. And snuggling with my quilt!!

  172. Lindsay Stowell says:

    This holiday season, I am most looking forward to spending my much needed time off in my studio. I will be designing, gathering materials and creating a series of art quilts for my first solo art exhibition ever, in the fall of 2018.

  173. Dee Johnson says:

    I am looking forward to seeing my in-laws. I haven’t seen them in over a year now.

  174. Debb Hulseman says:

    16 straight days I don’t have to go to work and can stay home and sew to my hearts content. Can’t wait!

  175. Jeannie (Welsh) Kreiser says:

    Spending time with family and friends. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.

  176. Jean says:

    I am looking forward to getting together with family and friends from far and wide.

  177. Christene Mason says:

    Oh my goodness, the colors are beautiful. I hope I am a winner. Spending the Christmas holidays with the grands while they are out of school. I treasure every minute with my grandfather.

  178. Carolyn says:

    I’m looking forward to spending time with family and friends over the holidays and enjoying your new wonderful book along with a white XMAS.

  179. sherryl says:

    Being with my family. We are few in number but big on love!

  180. Jackie Kelly says:

    Family is the best thing at holidats

  181. Kim Wats says:

    I am looking forward to my mother-in-law coming from Louisiana to spend Christmas with us.

  182. Susan Roy says:

    Spending time with my family- love them forever!

  183. Bonnie Jo Berg says:

    I’m looking forward to a big family get-together and all the yummy traditional foods.

  184. Loretta Sirota says:

    I’m looking forward to time off to sew!

  185. Glenda Williams says:

    Quilting, making cookies, spending time with family, friends and our Golden Retrievers.

  186. Becky says:

    Being with my family!

  187. Vicki says:

    Finally getting rid of this sinus infection I have had for 3 weeks. Then on to Thanksgiving and Christmas.

  188. I look forward to spending time with my grand babies this holiday season.

  189. Brenda Miller says:

    I have 2 Christmas quilts. This fabric would give me a chance to make some more. Love these fabrics

  190. LINDA says:

    Worshiping The Lord and gathering with our dear loved Ones! Thank You for sharing !

  191. April Blood says:

    First year retired. I can spend as much time as I want with family especially grandchildren uninterrupted with work. Love it.

  192. Janet Hopewell says:

    Live holiday music both instrumental and choirs.

  193. Sheri says:

    I’ll have time off work sew that means more sewing time I can’t wait

  194. Claudia says:

    All I want for Christmas is family time to eat, play, relax, and enjoy.

  195. Margaret Harrison says:

    I’m looking forward to seeing my son who will be here Christmas Day.

  196. Paula Klawender says:

    This is probably the last year I will have any “believers” so I am going to make the most of it!

  197. Sandi Vadset says:

    LLove the colorful fabric!!!! Best thing about holidays……Family will be together from all over and we are meeting at cabin on little Whidbey Island in
    Sate….Grandkids love it like there parents did…..Sandi

  198. Deb Cuneo says:

    All of it! I absolutely love this time of year!! But seriously… if I had to pick one, it’s breakfast with my grown children on Christmas morning. All the holiday rush comes to a close and this meal is just us. My most cherished time of the season. <3

  199. marylouh says:

    I’m looking forward to getting my collection
    of Santa’s out of storage and displaying
    them for the holiday season. There are
    all types of Santa’s – some handmade and
    others commercially produced.
    Love the prints on the material. Really
    speak Christmas. thanks for offering.

  200. Beth T. says:

    This is a hard holiday for us, as we suffered an unexpected loss last year at this time. What I’m looking forward to is finding a way to memorialize someone dearly loved and missed every day in a way that will bring the happy memories into our holiday. That’s not easy, especially the first year. But I’m hoping I’ll find a way to add some small bit of comfort to his wife’s celebration, to the hearts of his daughter and son, and to share with his mother and brother–like a second family to me–memories of the little boy we treasured and the man he became.

  201. Maureen M says:

    Family and friends

  202. Tina Fugate says:

    love your work and fabric choices

  203. Catherine Albert says:

    Having the time to work on quilt projects I’ve had in the works for years!

  204. Dusty Huxford says:

    Spending time with family and friends around the fireplace with laughter, hugs and games. And lets not forget all the food and goodies to eat and drink. Sharing love all around is what Christmas is all about.

  205. Diane says:

    Looking forward to seeing the recently finished Christmas quilts on the beds in the house!

  206. Buffie Lorah says:

    I am looking forward to spending time with my small family and being able to have a quiet holiday filled with board games and some sewing time.

  207. Carol Y says:

    Peace, good once-a-year food, and time with family.

  208. Barb Mader says:

    I am looking forward to having all of my children home together along with two grandchildren.

  209. Wanda Myers says:

    I’m looking forward to spending time with my family!

  210. Barbara Snider says:

    I am looking forward to having my children and grandchildren over to celebrate Christmas!

  211. Shirley Guier says:

    Spending time with my grandchildren

  212. annie says:

    I am looking forward to the Christmas tree!! Decorated with lots of ornaments and glittering lights!!

  213. Jonnie Nottingham says:

    Looking forward to having time to work on my quilt!

  214. Kathy says:

    I’m looking forward to our second annual ‘winter gathering at the cabin’ in January after all the holiday frenzy dies down!

  215. Ginny Leonardos says:

    I love being with family during the holidays!

  216. Kenza says:

    Looking forward to the after Christmas days when kids are happy playing with their new toys, leftovers are plentiful and I can just sit down at my sewing machine and catch up on projects…

  217. Rand says:

    Looking forward to visits with kids and grandson and time spent celebrating with good friends

  218. Bee Dyer says:

    There’s something special watching the children as they are mesmerized by lights on the trees and the rustle of holiday paper, and singing silent night and away in a manger.

  219. Sarah says:

    I’m looking forward to spending time with family, both near and far. Family time warms the heart.

  220. Dawn says:

    I am looking forward to building a gingerbread house with my kids and spending time with family.

  221. Carling says:

    Spending time with family and friends!!!

  222. Andrea Bursaw says:

    Family will visit……….one an incipient quilter!

  223. Renea Yarolim says:

    Having my children and grandchildren all here at the same time. This usually only happens once a year so makes it extra special. Thanks for the giveaway.

  224. Judith Malys says:

    I’m looking forward to family gathering and some quiet time making a new quilt.

  225. Enjoying the family around the dinner table sharing good food, great stories and a game of cards against humanity.

  226. Kate B says:

    Christmas Music while Christmas baking. Heavenly!

  227. Julia Graber says:

    Relaxing with family.

  228. Laraine Salmon says:

    Two best things, music and friends!

  229. Roxanna says:

    Spending time with my family, lots of laughs, and good food.

  230. Lydia Reading says:

    The warmth of the fireplace to keep off the chill, a bit of wine with my husband when I come in the door at night, fresh baked cookies (he’s a cookie monster), the house decorated with lights, visiting with grandkids near and far (facetime), candles, clear sunny days, gray cloudy days, quilting here and there, fresh pots of coffee with the morning newspaper, laughing with friends, the deep quiet of winter. Rest.

  231. LaVerne Mullane says:

    spending time with our grandchildren. and gifting them with quilts. always loved and appreciated.

  232. Toni Getz says:

    I love red and green. It is the favorite colors of New Mexico.

  233. Diane Schneck says:

    It sounds silly, but I’m just looking forward to a few days off from work! It’s always restful and I have a lot of creative energy this time of year.

  234. Heidi says:

    I have three more Christmas quilts ready for gifting this year, I am trying to get one to every family in our family, lol, it will take a few more years but I’m

  235. Sandra Lee Ellison says:

    I’m most looking forward to spending time with family and friends.

  236. Barbaraben says:

    This Christmas I’m looking forward to celebrating Christmas with all the family together.

  237. Beth Wilson says:

    Looking forward to a wonderful holiday season with my wife’s family

  238. Gina says:

    Spending time with family and friends and especially time with hubby and our shelties cuddled on the couch watching tv under one of my quilts

  239. Linda Steiner says:

    Beauty of winter mornings, quiet moments by the fire, and the hum of my Bernina.

  240. Sallie says:

    Spending time with family and friends. Also being to give and share the true meaning of Christmas with people in need.

  241. Limbania O says:

    We’re going to take our kids to Santa’s Workshop on Christmas Eve, in Flagstaff, AZ. It’s a surprise fro them. Can’t wait to see their faces.

  242. Susan Spiers says:

    Putting up my Christmas decorations! Thank you for this giveaway chance – beautiful fabrics!

  243. Nance says:

    I look forward to time with friends and family. And the Christmas tree! That evergreen smell in my home says Christmas to me.

  244. Sandra says:

    Some relaxing time at home with family

  245. MARNA SORENSEN says:

    I’m looking forward to a renewal of faith in the world’s people, and the important role played by self expression through creativity .

  246. Jean Condon says:

    Connecting with friends and family far away

  247. Julie Atkins says:

    A beginner quilter, just learning. Want to make something Christmasy. You have beautiful fabrics.

  248. Pat says:

    Visiting with family I haven’t seen in a while..

  249. karen b says:

    Our son will be coming. It is always a gift to see him. No matter where in the world he roams each year he always plans on landing home at Christmas. I especially love this because we all can depend on this one yearly time of being all together.

  250. Karen M says:

    My daughter, who lives on the other side of the country, will be home for a week at Christmas. And then, a month after that, she will be moving so that she’ll be a short 3 hour drive away!

  251. Sally Bangen says:

    I am looking forward to the peace and compassion that is felt during the Christmas season. The town I live is very supportive and caring for its community but it always seems to be turned up a notch at Christmas.

  252. Ellee says:

    Not really looking forward to much this year.

  253. Susan Spiers says:

    I am looking forward to finishing my Christmas makes-gifts for my family-and gathering around together to enjoy a Christmas meal! Thank you, Susan

  254. Sue H says:

    I always enjoy hearing from far flung friends and family.

  255. AnnaKul says:

    Spending time with family

  256. Ray Burke says:

    I want to complete two quilts that have been waiting for a little while, then quilt them myself.

  257. Tanya says:

    Looking forward to sharing time with friends and family!

  258. renee dottie angel frock and tunic rivard says:

    This is One of the Bests textiles arts shown too us here Yeah, an i love Japanese Films subtitles an gaze at some of the designs their wearing, etc. thanks so much in the USA can we find some Fabrics, ?? guess i will try resources. i like hanging things with brights/ abstracts / nature too, so they sway, . for now renee

  259. katie says:

    preparing through baking and decorating in order to spend quality time with family and friends with music, good food, good cheer of the season and hand made gifts.