Monday, December 13, 2010

Giveaway Day!

Monday, December 13, 2010
It's Sew, Mama, Sew's Giveaway Day!


It has 4 charm packs that show a sneak peek of what is to come this year in the Clothesline Club from Darlene Zimmerman for Robert Kaufman

and a set of my patterns!


the rules
leave a comment & answer my question.
for a second try... answer question #2.
{make sure you leave 2 separate comments}
make sure your profile has your email address or leave your email in your comment.
international entries welcome!

entry #1
What is your favorite holiday candy??

entry #2
What do you think my favorite holiday candy is??


Winner will be picked at random on Friday the 17th


giveaway now closed.
and the winner is...

A family of boys said...

Thanks for the chance! Now, for the question...my favorite holiday candy would have to be homemade hard candy or peppermint bark or homemade caramels. I think that's it. There's probably more though. :)


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Patricia said...

My favorite holiday candy is the chocolate peppermint patties (the homemade kind).

SewLindaAnn said...

My favorite candy is Kit Kat. (frozen of course)

OTquilter said...

I think YOUR favorite holiday candy is peppermint bark with dark chocolate.

Patricia said...

I think your favorite candy is holiday candy is fudge.

SewLindaAnn said...

I know you love chocolate, so maybe just nice large chocolate bars.

Jen said...

My favorite holiday candy are chocolate sampler boxes. They're everywhere this time of year!

Taya@TypeB said...

favorite holiday candies are homemade vanilla caramels! thanks for the giveaway!

Valerie said...

My favorite holiday candy is a tie between traditional peppermint candy canes (at least 2 years old and gummy *grin*) and the fruit-flavored ribbon candy. Yum!

Taya@TypeB said...

your favroite holiday candy is... anything chocolate (?)!

Valerie said...

Eek....Julie's favorite??? Hmm, truffles???

allsewnup said...

Candy canes just say Christmas but they have to be the peppermint ones not the fruit flavored ones!

Carolyn

Natalie said...

My favorite holiday candy is this stuff we call "white trash candy". I am not really sure why we call it that...but we make it every year.

It's basically rice crispies, captain crunch, pretzels, and peanuts covered in melted almond bark (white chocolate), and spread out thin while it cools so it breaks up into little pieces. It's sooooooo good!

allsewnup said...

I'm going to guess that you're a chocoholic kinda gal!

Carolyn

Missy said...

Fav Candy... Old Fashioned Candy Canes. I only like them this time of year but there is nothing better with some hot chocolate!

Natalie said...

My guess is that you really like peppermint bark from harry and david's

Missy said...

yours... hmmm how about sugar gum drops?

Loves to Quilt said...

My favorite candy is "See's Nuts and Chews". Thanks for participating in the giveaway day! I love Darlene's fabric designs.

byneedleandthread said...

I love M%M's they don't have to be holiday thought :P

Anonymous said...

My favorite Christmas candy is fudge, made with marshmallow creme & chocolate chips. Yum!

liberal sprinkles said...

I love English Christmas Pudding!

byneedleandthread said...

for your favorite? I am going to guess a broad catergory and say chocolate??

liberal sprinkles said...

I think you like candy canes...

Loves to Quilt said...

I think that your favorite xmas candy is the hard ribbon candy. I found some when shopping yesterday--brings back losts of memories!

Anonymous said...

I think your favorite Christmas candy is divinity. My Mom makes incredible divinity!

Netta said...

Fav holiday candy would be my sister-in-law's homemade hard candies. Yum nanasew at gmail dot com

And this would be . . . . said...

My favorite holiday candy is a toss up between animal candy and hard satin mix. Both are made locally here in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Truffle queen said...

Hmmmm - my favorite Christmas candy has to be Peppermint Bark! The kind with dark chocolate on the bottom with white chocolate on top - sprinkled with crushed peppermint candy! OOOOH do I love that fabric!!

Merry Christmas!

eem2848 at sbcglobal dot net

Bumbles and Fairy-Tales said...

My fave Xmas candy is anything that I can add my red and green m&ms too :) Yummmm!

Thanks for the chance!
Happy Monday :)
hugs, margie (thebumblegirl@rocketmail.com)

Brooke said...

I love English toffee. I wish I was brave enough to try making it!

Brooke said...

Hmmm...I think I'll guess that you like divinity.

And this would be . . . . said...

Your favorite candy. . . .that is a difficult one, I will guess something with mint??

Bumbles and Fairy-Tales said...

I belive that your fave candies are peppermint pattie cookies! Chocolate is everyone's fave (unless there is an allergy, lol!)

Thanks!
margie (thebumblegirl@rocketmail.com)

Truffle queen said...

I'm guessing that your favorite Christmas Candy is chocolate raspberry truffles!

eem2848 at sbcglobal dot net

Tammy said...

My favorite is the Brach's chewy peppermint candies with the Christmas tree in the middle...dont know the true name but surely my favorite!

Angela said...

I love peppermint bark! It's my favorite this time of year :)

Tammy said...

Let me see...how about homemade Almond Roca as your favorite!

Tanya said...

I love peppermint patties or fudge or barley pops!

SewCalGal said...

I love sweets, so it is difficult to say what my favorite is. Hymm. chocolate is good. hymm. For the holidays I'll say Almond Roca.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

SewCalGal said...

Now I'm very curious what your favorite holiday treat is. Could it possibly be fudge?

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Joyce said...

My favorite is chocolate/peanut butter buckeyes.

Joyce said...

I think your favorite might be ribbon candy with all the pretty colors.

tara said...

What an exciting giveaway. Thanks for the chance.
Fave holiday candy....fudge.

tara said...

I am going to guess that your faveorite holiday candy is ribbon candy

mjb said...

My favorite candy is good ole hershey kisses:) Merry Christmas:)

mjb said...

I think your favorite candy would be something chocolate:)

Sugarplum Cuties said...

My favorite holiday candy is anything that has chocolate involved. And, if it's dark chocolate that's even better!

kirsten_13@hotmail.com

Sugarplum Cuties said...

You favorite is a candy cane?

kirsten_13@hotmail.com

Sandy O. said...

Hmm... tough one... I would have to say cinnamon almonds!

Sandy O. said...

I have no idea. Somthing to do with chocolat maybe?

Whatever it is, have lots of it! :)

Moosters said...

My fav at Christmas time is Andes Mints! Followed closely by Peppermint nougats.

Amy said...

Peppermint bark. aea at pobox dot com

Amy said...

Everyone loves peppermint bark, right?

Canadian Kristin said...

Generous giveaway! Thank you for a chance to win!!!

My favourite holiday candy are those wavy/swirlie hard candies that we always used as fences on our gingerbread house when I was a kid!!!

Rachael Adele said...

My favorite holiday candy are those old fashioned ribbon candies.

Rachael Adele said...

My guess is that yours are mint M&Ms.

Moosters said...

I'll guess that your favorite is fudge.

Canadian Kristin said...

I think your favourite holiday candy is those sugar coated green mint gummy Christmas trees!

Jennifer said...

What a lovely giveaway! My favorite holiday candy is your basic mini candy canes! Love them!

Jennifer said...

Hmm, I think your favorite holiday candy might be homemade fudge?

Emily said...

My favorite holiday candy is something my family calls haystacks. It's chow mein noodles covered in melted chocolate chips and butterscotch chips.

Krystina said...

I love fudge!

Krystina said...

So.... everyone seems to think you like pepperminty candies, so I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess you like peppermint bark?

Delores said...

I love ALL Christmas Candy, but ju jubes would be near the top! Love to win your giveaway.

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

I love your blog...wait everyday...my favorite is chicken bones..

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

I think your favorite is peppermint patties..

Nancy said...

My favorite Christmas candy is anything dark chocolate!

Nancy said...

I think your favorite Christmas Candy is anything chocolate

Sherri said...

Normally I would say anything chocolate...but at Christmas my favorite candy has to be the candy canes!

Sherri said...

I'm thinking your favorite candy might be the chocolate/candy coated pretzels you make???!!!

zarina said...

mine is the corn candy for haloween. strange isn't.

Jill said...

I love the marshmallow peeps, now in a different shape for every holiday, only my family has a strange love: we only eat them stale.

zarina said...

I'm guessing yours is the same as mine - corn candy. geniuses think a like - hahaha

Paula Lemos said...

My favorite is grandma's orange pudding. Thanks for the great giveaway!
ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

Paula Lemos said...

Is your favorite holiday candy chocolate chip cookies? :)
ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

krisgray said...

Fave candy? Fudge, hands down - love all things chocolate, esp with nuts!

Sarah Craig said...

My favorite Christmas candy is the Ghirardelli peppermint bark squares!

Sandy said...

My favorite candy is fudge.

Kerry & Ronan said...

My favorite holiday candies are the Hersheys chocolate mint candy canes. Mmmmmm...

Sarah Craig said...

And I'm guessing that yours might be something chocolate - because all quilters like chocolate, right?

PS Great giveaway - especially your patterns, which are just fabulous!!!

Sandy said...

I like your favorite candy is fudge

krisgray said...

Your fave? Hhhmm is it home made divinity?

Kerry & Ronan said...

I bet your favorite candy is Gelt. Who doesn't like chocolate coins?

charlotte h. said...

my favorite holiday treats are the potato candies my husband's grandmother makes... can only eat a couple b/c of the sweetness but oh they are good! she also makes chocolate-oat goodness that i make regular stops to the kitchen for every christmas eve...

krisgray said...

Your fave? Hhhmm is it home made divinity?

krisgray said...

My fave is fudge - any form as long the chocolate is prominent!

charlotte h. said...

i'm going to go with peppermint candy canes as your favorite holiday treat (since i have no clue :)...

P's Qs said...

My favorite candy is peanut butter bon bons. We can't make enough at my house!

Netta said...

Your fav...I'm guessing chocolate.. chocolate santas.. chocolate snowmen.. chocolate reindeer...? nanasew at gmail dot com

P's Qs said...

Could your favorite be peanut brittle? As you can see we have an obsession with peanuts and peanut butter in my house

Sandy said...

My favorite holiday candy is chocolate covered cherries.

Stephanie Zito said...

OMG!!! Incredible giveaway Julie!!! My favourite holiday candy would have to be those Hershey nuggets! Or anything else chocolate!!! Thanks for the chance to win such an awesome giveaway and some of your patterns (that I've been eyeing!)

Sandy said...

I think your favorite holiday candy is also chocolate covered cherries! ;o)

JayTee said...

orange slices are my favorite!

Jan said...

Wow, Julie, count me in, this is an outstanding give away. My favorite holiday candy is Peppermint hard candy.

Anonymous said...

My favorite holiday candy is salted caramels. When I was growing up, my favorite holiday treat was the popcorn cake our elderly neighbors used to bring over each year.

JayTee said...

I think Chocolate kisses for you

Jan said...

I think your favorite is peppermint candy canes.

Stephanie Zito said...

Hmm, I would take a guess and say that your fave holiday candy would be a Toberlone bar?

Tiffaney said...

My favorite candy is Reeses. So when you put them into the holiday shape that makes it be my favorite holiday candy.

Tiffaney said...

Is you favorite candy also Reeses?

Connie Kresin Campbell said...

I love gum drops and I think your favorite is red gummy bears. Thanks for a great giveaway!

hamudale said...

what a GREAT giveaway.
my favorite candy is pumpkin fudge.
:)
katz.gali@gmail.com

Bailey said...

My favorite is peppermint bark!

Happy Holidays!

Bailey said...

I'm guessing you like fudge?

Happy Holidays!

AllieKatMom said...

My favorite holiday candy is CHOCOLATE! Mmmmmm....yumm!

AllieKatMom said...

Your favorite holiday candy??? Chocolate?!?!!! Or maybe candy canes. Thats the only other one I can think of.

DianeY said...

I don't think it's strictly holiday, but I love fudge & a lot of people make it for the holidays, so that's what I associate it with!

DianeY said...

I bet you like candy canes!

Amanda said...

I L.O.V.E. the holiday mint M & M's

Amanda said...

And for your favorite, how about mint truffles?

epban said...

My favorite is Peppermint Bark!

epban said...

My guess is you like Fudge?

java diva said...

my favorite is toffee!

woodbines-creep said...

My favorite holiday candy is peppermint bark :)

senjosuki at yahoo

java diva said...

guessing your favorite is peanut butter pillows?

Wonky Girl said...

Godiva Chocolate Truffles!

Stacy said...

My favorite holiday candy is fudge.

Stacy said...

I think your favorite is candy canes!

Jackie said...

My favorite holiday candy is peppermint bark.

Unknown said...

My favorite is divinity...Yum!


couponguru22@gmail.com

Julie said...

My favorite holiday candy are those chocolate oranges! Mmmm...I could probably eat a whole one in one sitting!
julieswenson5@gmail.com

Jackie said...

My favorite holiday candy is peppermint bark.

Julie said...

I'm going to guess your favorite are candy canes. Am I right?

julieswenson5@gmail.com

Wonky Girl said...

My fave would be Godiva Chocolate Truffles.

Jackie said...

I would think your favorite holiday treat would be fudge.

Unknown said...

I am going to guess you like fudge!

couponguru22@gmail.com

Wonky Girl said...

Your fave candy? If you ever had a box of Godiva Chocolates.....
It would be Godiva Chocolates! :)
(No company affiliation).

mtrose59047 said...

God those are cute. My favorite candy is divinity.
mtrose59047@gmail.com

mtrose59047 said...

I'd say yours was chocolate bars.

Michellekeenlyne said...

I am torn between two: one fabulous and difficult to make and the other easy and in the store. My Grannie's fudge recipe is phenomenal and worth the effort. It is also hard to go wrong with Ghiradelli's Pepperming Bark this time of year.

Thanks for the giveway!

Emily said...

Candy cane kisses or fancy chocolates.

Michellekeenlyne said...

I think your's is peppermint bark!

Betty Crocker wannabe said...

My favorite holiday candy is peanut butter balls!

Betty Crocker wannabe said...

I'm guessing that your favorite holiday candy is fudge. Do you see a chocolate theme here?

Anna said...

my favorite holiday candy is fudge

Heartsdesire said...

My favourite holiday candy is fudge, and plenty of it.

Anna said...

I'm guessing fudge is your favorite too.

Petit Design Co. said...

oreo truffles are my faves

Heartsdesire said...

I'm thinking you might like Hersheys holiday kisses wrapped in red or green foil.

Petit Design Co. said...

my guess is you like hershey kisses in candy cane flavor!

Anonymous said...

My favorite christmas candy is peanut brittle!

Violet said...

My favorite holiday candy are Eggnog Creams. nomnommmm

Violet said...

Umm and your favorite. hmm is this a trick question?
Peanut brittle? hahah idk I like that one too.

Kati said...

My favorite candy is mint M&Ms.

Kati said...

Maybe your favorite candy is something chocolate.

Catherine said...

I love cookies. Sugar with sprinkles. Yummy! They always taste better during the holidays. ;)

Thanks for the amazing giveaway!!

Catherine said...

I think your favorite candy is candy canes. (?)

Rachel Slote-Brown said...

I love Hershey's chocolate kisses. Can't go wrong with a classic. Thanks for the giveaway.

Martina said...

My favourite candy is anything with cinnamon! I just love the cinnamon stars we do here traditionally for christmas!

Sammy said...

My favorite candy is Candy Cane.

Samya :-)
http://englishcountrygardeninabgs.blogspot.com
salama.samya@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Is yours chocolates?

Tara-ComfyandPrettyBlog said...

How fun! I love caramel candy

Sammy said...

I think your favorite candy is candy Cane.
Love,

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salama.samya@yahoo.com

Martina said...

Do you love something minty?

Quiltin' Sandy said...

I like to eat peppermint candy canes, and chocolate coated fruit and nut, the only time I buy them is at Xmas. :-) sandy.
sandangels1945@hotmail.com

Tara-ComfyandPrettyBlog said...

I think yours is Dark chocolate and Mint :)

Quiltin' Sandy said...

I don't really know much about the American candies, but I bet your favourite has chocolate in it- :-)
sandangels1945@hotmail.com

Pattie Crum said...

Candy canes, love them.

Pattie Crum said...

I'm guessing candy canes are your favorite too.

Cherie said...

My favorites are those chewy Brach's nougat (sp?) candies with the Christmas trees in the middle.

Cherie said...

I'm guessing that your favorite candy is the Brach's nougat cadies too :)

Teresa Silva said...

I love those chocolate oranges. I think your favorite candy would be mint chocolate candy kisses.

Amanda Stanchek said...

my favorite candy is peppermint crunch junior mints. yum!

amandastanchek@gmail.com

Bree said...

Favorite holiday candy... is fudge candy? I guess it's not a cookie or cake or pastry, so I think it qualifies. My bum could seriously do without the fudge, but it's just not Christmas without it!

bmcelroy@tampabay.rr.com

Amanda Stanchek said...

I think your favorite is candy canes.

amandastanchek@gmail.com

alisha said...

my favorite candy...
TURTLEs, TURTLES RAH RAH RAH
TURTLES, TURTLES HAH HAH HAH
mmmmmmm, I love turtles
alisha@netidea.com

Megan said...

my favorite candy is peppermint bark! yum!!

alisha said...

Your favorite candy? um, turtles?

Gill said...

Dark chocolate for me!

Denise in PA said...

Fun giveaways questions! My favorite holiday candy would have to be toffee (the kind I make!)

Gill said...

I think candy canes for you!

Megan said...

I'm guessing you love peppermint sticks. :)

Heather said...

I love the white chocolate mint hershey kisses!!
Thanks for the great giveaway!
h_freund@hotmail.com

Heather said...

My guess for yours would be chocolate covered pretzels!!
h_freund@hotmail.com

Unknown said...

what a sweeeeet prize! YAY GIVEAWAY DAY!

My favorite holiday candy would have to be a cookie, gingerbread cookies... if I HAD to pick a candy it would be... hmmm... yup, gonna stick with the cookie.

proboh1 @ yahoo . com

Cory said...

My favorite holiday candy is the Reese's peanut butter trees. For some reason they taste different that the regular peanut butter cups. Thank you for this great give-away. Take care and God bless, Cory

Unknown said...

My guess for your candy would be gumdrops?

proboh1 @ yahoo . com

Anonymous said...

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU!
MY FAVORITE CHRISTMAS CANDY IS CARAMELS- YUMMY!

jldouglas@wispwest.net

Anonymous said...

MY GUESS FOR YOU IS 'CARAMELS' TOO!

jldouglas@wipswest.net

Cory said...

Your favorite candy is anything chocolate. :-) Take care and God bless, Cory

Chris {frecklemama} said...

Oooo, my favorite holiday candy is straight-up Hershey's chocolate. Kisses, bars, you name it. I don't care what shape, just give it to me straight.

thimbles bobbins paper and ink said...

My favorite holiday candy is chocolate covered peanut butter balls. I suppose one could make them at any time of the year, but this is when I make them (and eat too many! YIKES!)

Thank you for the opportunity to win. SUCH lovely fabrics and patterns.

Cheers!
Jennifer
thimbles3(at)hotmail(dot)come

thimbles bobbins paper and ink said...

This will be purely a guess, but I will say your favorite candy are peppermint candy canes.

Cheers!
Jennifer
thimbles3(at)hotmail(dot)com

Evelyn Jackson said...

Mmmmmmm chocolate covered peanuts are my face at Christmas!

Chris {frecklemama} said...

For some reason, I'm getting a strong M&M vibe from you. Is that your favorite holiday candy?

Amber said...

My favorite holiday candy is candy canes! The rainbow cherry kind. I'm eating one right now actually :)

ambersewwonky at yahoo dot com

Amber said...

I think your favorite is rainbow cherry candy canes too. Or it should be. These things are classic!

ambersewwonky at yahoo do tcom

Beckers said...

My favorite holiday candy is peppermint bark!

Beckers said...

I'd love to think that your favorite candy is the same as mine- peppermint bark- because it is so delicious.

jackie said...

love the fabrics!

my favorite candy is holiday mint m&ms! and i bet that is yours too because it is the best!

applejack85@yahoo.com

Jodi said...

I love chocolate-covered pretzels!

Jodi said...

Your favorite holiday candy is Lindt Chocolate!

Missy said...

Q 1. My favorite holiday candy is a candy cane, but it has to be consumed in a cup of piping hot chocolate!

Melanie said...

My favorite holiday candy is Hershey kisses - wrapped in red and green foil of course!

kelliemorgan said...

thanks! My favorite candy is Skittles. Everyday and during the holidays. Thanks!

Melanie said...

I think your favorite holiday candy is ribbon candy. It just seems right for a quilter.

kelliemorgan said...

I think your favorite is Ferrera Roche? Just a guess. Thanks!

Cyndi said...

Hi Julie! What a wonderfully awesome give away... I love those Clothesline Club fabrics! My favorite holiday candy is Peanut Butter fudge, followed closely by those great big fat "Big Bob's" peppermint sticks!

Thanks so much for the chance to win, and Merry Christmas to you and your family!

XOXO,

Cyndi

Pepe said...

I like amaretto (an italian candy with tost almond.

Pepe said...

And your favorite candy is... chocolate?

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