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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HeatherBC said...
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Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Oh my, I don't eat much candy. hummm..... I guess I would have to say it's peppermint.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

And I think yours is candy canes :-)

Charlotte said...

my favourite holiday candy is anything with chocolate (pretty much the same all year round!). I have a real soft spot for colour themed m&ms!

Coisas da Laura said...

My favorite candy are the muffins, but we brazilians love to have 'pudim de leite condensado' which is a desert made with condensed milk! It's heaven!

Megan said...

My favorite holiday candy is definitely the Reese's Christmas trees - so yummy! thanks for the generous giveaway!

Mystica said...

I would say peppermint candy canes (your favourite that is)

Coisas da Laura said...

I guess your favorite is something made with chocolate!

KristyLou said...

My favorite holiday candy is the Reeses Christmas Trees. They have more peanut butter in them than the regular Reeses... I think that's why they are so good.

Mystica said...

My favourite would be chocolate chip cookies

Merry Made Quilts said...

I'm loving Reece's Peanut butter Bells. Thanks for the chance at that lovely fabric!

KristyLou said...

Hmmmm, would Christmas M&Ms be your favorite?

Merry Made Quilts said...

I would have to guess that your's would be Candy Canes?!

Joanna said...

Does Halloween count as a holiday?? I love Halloween caramel apple pops. :)

Joanna said...

Yours...hmm...something pepperminty?

Lee Ann said...

My favorite holiday candy would be... Well, I don't really have a favorite. Give me anything chocolate and you will make me a happy camper. :-)

Tiffany said...

My favorite - this year I made raspberry chocolate truffles. Yum. I have to hide them from myself or I just keep popping them! :D

Stray Stitches said...

My favorite candy for any holiday is bordeaux candy from Sees.

Great giveaway!

Tiffany said...

Is yours...peppermint bark? The best of two worlds - chocolate and candy canes. Yum :D

Quiltingdaisy said...

You must love Toffee because it is a great holiday indulgence.

Isisjem said...

I love chocolate gingers - which whilst you can get them all year round I sort of associate with Christmas!

twin fibers said...

mmmmmm...my favorite candy is the candy cane hershey kisses!

Stray Stitches said...

My guess for your favorite candy is fudge!!

harleywife57 said...

my favorite holiday candy is Chocolate Charlie ; it's made by a candy co. in my town , and I do not know if they sell it all over the country !!!

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Lilac Barries said...

Ooh my current favorite holiday candy is candy cane kisses, I cant have just one and I don't even like white chocolate normally.

I'm having a giveaway right now too! lilacbarries.blogspot.com. This fabric looks like so much fun

Isisjem said...

I think you like somewith with chocolate and peanuts. I don't know why I think this but I do. I can't be more specific with the guess because I'm betting it's something we don't get in the UK.

harleywife57 said...

I think you would like chocolate covered candy canes !! ha .

twin fibers said...

I'm thinking you like caramels?! who knows!

SoozeM said...

Oh my goodness, they make Reese's Christmas trees?? Waaaah I want to move to America!! Other than the same chocolates you get all year round the only Christmas candy I can think of are candy canes, I have a tub of mixed flavours and they are YUM!!

Lilac Barries said...

I am going to say your favorite holiday candy is red and green m&m's

Quiltingdaisy said...

I make toffee for the holidays and then eat it nonstop, so I try to give a lot of it away.

Lee Ann said...

I'm not sure what your favorite candy would be as I haven't been reading your blog long enough to take an good educated guess... So, this will be a bad one. LOL. I'm guessing...

Those thin ribbon candy that is so hard to find down here nowadays.

SoozeM said...

OK I'm guessing your favorite Christmas candy would be Reese's Christmas trees, because, well, why not? LOL!

Jessica said...

I agree with the other Reese lovers...the chrismtas trees are the best since they have more PB. Mmmmm...
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Katy (France) said...

In France we have candy (chocolates or fruity sweets) called papillotes. I bought some to put in a gift for a friend and had a few left over, so for the moment they are definitely my favourite French Christmas candy! In the UK I love a Terry's chocolate orange..they are delicious and I always end up eating a whole orange..very naughty indeed!!

Michele said...

My favorite Christmas candy is good cheese and crackers! Or spinach dip. Or steamed oysters with cocktail sauce. I'm not wasting my calories on candy!

NorahS said...

My favorite holiday candy is homemade fudge.

Kim said...

My favorite holiday candy is chocolate peppermint truffles.

hohla said...

I love chocolate! Maybe you like chocolate? Or caramel?

Katy (France) said...

Hmmm..I don't know too much about american candy..I discovered nerds this year..zingy!! Umm..after much research (Google is my friend!!)I conclude that you are a fan of..
Candy Cane Pop Rocks!
I have no idea what they are but they sound very funky indeed..!!

wishes, true and kind said...

My favorite holiday candy is my mom's homemade caramels! She always hid them in a certain cupboard when we were growing up, but my brother, sister, and I knew and would sneak them. We thought we were so clever, but I'm guessing that she knew all along.

NorahS said...

I think your favorite holiday candy is peanut brittle.

Kim said...

Maybe your favorite holiday candy is peanut butter fudge?

JCnNC said...

My Favorite candy is Enstrom's Almond Toffee made in Grand Junction, Colorado, where I use to live. We still get it sent to us every year.

Carla said...

Hi Julie! What a great giveaway! Santa always leaves cherry cordials in my stocking, so that must be my fav!

TheAccidentalCrafter said...

My favourite holiday candy, hmmm....we don't get many choices here in Australia, but I do love chocolates, lindt and Fererros.

tong said...

my favourite (holiday) candy is ferrero rocher, but i do tend to enjoy them whenever i feel like binging =P thanks so much for the giveaway!

Carla said...

I bet your just looooovvve peppermint bark!

TheAccidentalCrafter said...

And yours would be peppermint candy canes?

Debbie said...

Not a candy but LOVE the mint covered chocolate oreos :)

tong said...

as for your favourite candy... chocolate? maybe you like caramel? or good ol' candy canes? thanks again for the giveaway!

Wendy D. P. said...

Peppermint bark! Merry Christmas and thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

Wendy D. P. said...

And for your fav - chocolate! :)

joliesjunebugboutique said...

My favorite is Peppermint Bark!
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Debbie said...

Your fav? LOADED CHOC COVERED PRETZELS :)

deserae said...

My favorite holiday candy is almond roca

joliesjunebugboutique said...

I am thinking you are minty person too! Maybe Mint Chocolote Oreos!

deserae said...

I am guessing yours is some kind of chocolate, who doesn't like chocolate? :)

ulinkap said...

my favorite candy is fruit cake

Elizabeth D. said...

Peppermint bark, definitely, is my favorite holiday candy!

Melinda said...

My favorite holiday candy is turtles. Mmmm...I will always remember the year I worked for the candy company at Christmas. Best employee gifts EVER!

Elizabeth D. said...

And I guess your favorite candy is chocolate :)

ulinkap said...

I think yous favorite is dark chocolate

Melinda said...

I'm going to guess that your favorite holiday candy is peanut brittle. Not sure why...

Martha said...

What a great giveaway!! Thank you!! My favorite candy is Louisiana Pralines...

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Paula said...

I really love M&Msl like most of the year.......lol ;)

Martha said...

I think your favorite candy is red and green peanut M&m's.

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JCnNC said...

Is it Peppermint Patties? they go so nicely at Christmas.
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Kristie said...

I am not a candy girl, but am a cookie monster....shortbread!

Tiffany said...

I love anything with fudge or divinity!

Jessica Christensen said...

It's kind of stupid, but my favorite holiday candy is candy corns @ halloween. Yep, it's true.

Kristie said...

Candy canes?

Jessica Christensen said...

I'm going to guess your favorite holiday candy is fudge.

Willa said...

My favorite is
Divinity
or maybe it is
Fudge.

Willa said...

Would guess your favorite is fudge with nuts.

Vicki said...

Great giveaway... my fave candy is, well, I'm not picky. I do love homemade candy like divinity or toffee or peanut brittle. :)

Mrs. Darling said...

I am loving peppermint candy cane kisses. Love them! Melt one on top of a pretzel and it is delish!

RenegadeQuilter said...

My favorite Christmas Holiday candy would peppermint ice cream. However just any holiday would be candy corn.

Mrs. Darling said...

I am loving peppermint candy cane kisses. Love them! Melt one on top of a pretzel and it is delish!

Mrs. Darling said...

And I think yours is chocolate covered pretzels dipped in even more candy. (Love that tutorial!

RenegadeQuilter said...

Your favorite holiday candy would be.... your chocolate covered pretzels???? I have no idea its just a guess.

Caroline said...

Oooh, the fabric is gorgeous!

Hmm..my favourite holiday candy is either Truffles (hand made, of course!)

Or Fudge !

Jennifer said...

Hmmm...it's pretty hard to pick a favourite. I guess I have to go with anything chocolate. Thanks for the giveaway!

Caroline said...

Hmm..good question, I think (knowing nothing at all about you xD)

your favourite holiday candy is peppermint bark? or any sort of 'bark' really!

Hannah said...

I love those extra big Reese's trees/pumpkins/hearts/eggs. I don't care the shape, those are delicious!

Kat said...

My favorite holiday candy is mint m&ms.

Hannah said...

I'll guess that your favorite is the Candy Cane Hershey Kisses (those are probably my second favorite).

jill said...

not really a candy, but Trader Joes candy cane jo jos rock!

Kat said...

For question #2 I am going to guess candy canes.

Kelly O. said...

my fave holiday candy is mint smoothie chocolates!

I think this is a GREAT giveaway!
Merry Christmas!

Kelly O. said...

do you like candy canes?

AnneMarie said...

I am from Cleveland and there is a local chochlate company there called Malley's. My grandpa gets each lady in the family a huge 2 lb box at the holidays. Yum!

Birdena said...

My favorite holiday candy is quality street chocolates

Farah said...

Very nice charm packs! My favorite holiday candy and anything chocolate

Brynn said...

I love York peppermint patties. Not completely seasonal, but somehow I only get them this time of year.

Birdena said...

I think your favorite candy is candy cane.

Jenn said...

ooh how fun are those fabrics??!!
My favorite Christmas candy is handmade fudge my mom makes. No matter how many times I try, it just doesn't come out as well when someone else makes it!

Karen P. said...

my favorite is plain old holiday colored m&m's!

K@ren said...

OoOo YUM! My favorite holiday candy are the Lindt Chocolate Balls. mMMmM

Now I want some. lol.

Thank you for a wonderful giveaway and happy holidays to you and yours. xox

krencamp(at)gmail(dot)com

Brynn said...

Is your favorite candy homemade caramels? 'Cause they're my second favorite treat ;)

Becky said...

My favorite holiday candy is Peppermint Bark. mmm.... now I need to find some.

Karen P. said...

is yours candy canes?

Jenn said...

ok I'm going to guess that your favorite Christmas candy is old fashioned ribbon candy!

Becky said...

hmmm..your favorite holiday candy. I'm going again with Peppermint Bark because it's my favorite and the best. hee hee

Jeanette said...

My favorite holiday candy is chocolate peanut butter balls...they are usually called buckeyes unless your from Michigan. LOL ;)

Leila said...

I'll be the most boring person to comment! I love chocolate best.

SarahVee said...

Sweet treats! My favourite candy would be Lindt chocolate balls. But I also love to snack on shortbread and all of the German cookies my parents receive at Christmas. Thanks for the chance!

Leila said...

you like chocolate too? we've got so much in common ;-)

SarahVee said...

I'm guessing your fav candy is candy canes! Thanks for another chance.

two hippos said...

my favorite holiday candy is fudge!

Shana said...

My favorite Holiday candy is Potato Candy! OMG so yummy!

two hippos said...

and your favorite candy is...toffee?

Shana said...

fudge maybe?

Quilt n Queen said...

My favorite candy is chocolate covered cherries.....have them only a Christmas...Thanks for the chance to win the charm packs....Love DZ fabrics....love all her 1930's... awesome giveaway!!

sarah said...

My favorite holiday candy is peanut brittle, especially if made by vegan by my great-aunt!

sarah said...

And I guess yours is... heck, peanut brittle, too?

Quilt n Queen said...

Are you a candy cane girl? Thanks again for the chance to win your awesome giveaway!!

Eleanor said...

My favorite holiday candy is peppermint bark!

Susan said...

My favorite is any kind of hollow chocolate figure from Palmer's. Just a wild guess here because you are from PA too, maybe your favorite is also Palmer's chocolate?

Eleanor said...

And I think your favorite holiday candy is chocolate-dipped pretzels!

Melissa said...

My favorite candy holiday candy doesn't exist anymore- they were these yummy little chocolates with a cream center and the outside was rolled in coconut. So, since I can't have that, my favorite candy is probably my mom's homemade Cup O'Gold chocolates.

Melissa said...

Maybe your favorite holiday candy is chocolate covered cinnamon bears? (Okay, so that's my husbands, and I might just be projecting...)

Jeanette said...

As for your favorite...anything chocolate maybe??

mascanlon said...

I love the old fashion hard candy ribbons. Think its because my Grandparents always had a cut glass bowl full of them at holiday time.

Lizziebeth said...

My favorite Christmas candy is homemade fudge and divinity and I think yours would be candy canes. Thanks for the giveaway.lizziebeth59@msn.com

mascanlon said...

Your favorite...Hershey's peppermint kisses!

Wendy said...

We don't really have any Christmas Candy over here, we do have Christmas chocolates. My favourites are Cadburys Snow Balls which are chocolate balls coated in a crispy sugar layer... yum!
I don't get a second try as I don't know any American holiday candy :0(

Morgan said...

My favorite holiday candy are those Reese's peanut butter cup Christmas trees. (Also the Easter eggs for that matter) The ratio of chocolate to peanut butter is just right. Thanks for the lovely fabric giveaway!

robin said...

My favorite holiday candy would be fudge. :o)

robin said...

I'm guessing yours is fudge, too??

Morgan said...

I think your holiday candy must be cherry flavored candy canes!

Dresden Quilter said...

My favourite candy is the variety box of cookies that always come out around the holidays.

karoliinahv said...

there can't be anything better for christmas than gingerbread cookies. with sugar coating.

Dresden Quilter said...

I am going to guess that your favourite is chocolate covered pretzels.

hollyctr said...

My fav is candy canes!!!

Amber Polk said...

My favorite is peanut butter brittle

Aunti Nicole's Corner said...

My favorite is fudge. Plain or with walnuts.

Four dogs and one quilter said...

My favorite Christmas candy is King Leo Peppermint sticks.

Amber Polk said...

Your favorite....maybe candy cane?

Four dogs and one quilter said...

I think your favorite Christmas candy is homemade fudge. Thanks for the giveaway.

Katherine said...

1: Favorite holiday candy has to be fudge! I could eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner for sure.

Cameron H said...

I love Reese's trees -- love so much peanut butter in proportion to the chocolate. Great giveaway -- thanks!

Katherine said...

Wild guess for your favorite candy - toffee!

Johanna said...

My favorite candy would be chocolate. In all its forms :) It just makes me happy!

HeatherBC said...

Let me try this again :). My favorite holiday food is various types of chocolate bark. Mmmm peppermint and dark chocolate, or milk chocolate and pecan.

Johanna said...

And I don't know why but I would say that yours are candy canes.
Just a wild guess :)

HeatherBC said...

I am guessing that your favorite kind is chocolate truffles. Mmmmm

Aunti Nicole's Corner said...

Hmmm yours must be Chocolate covered pretzles! Yum.

Kathryn said...

My favorite christmas candy is homemade fudge. Kathie L in Allentown

Sandy said...

I can't eat candy anymore because of the sugar. BUT, when I could eat it, my favorite used to be peppermint bark. Thanks for the great giveaway. I always love visiting your blog. It always amazes me to see the "marathon quilts" (as I call them) that you do all in 1 or 2 days. You are so talented!

The Tulip Patch said...

My favorite Christmas candy is Martha Washington Balls. DELICIOUS...it's like Almond joy on steroids.

Kathryn said...

I'd guess your favorite candy is ribbon candy - it is so colorful. Kathie L in Allentown

The Tulip Patch said...

#2- you strike me as a peanut butter/chocolate girl, so I am gonna guess buckeye balls are your favorite Christmas candy.

Sandy said...

I think your favorite candy might be the Peppermint Kisses.=)

Lindsay said...

My favorite holiday candy is buckeye balls - the ones with the peanut butter in the middle and chocolate on the outside. Yum.

Lindsay said...

I'll guess peanut brittle as your favorite holiday candy.

Michele said...

My favorite holiday candy is ribbon candy. Guessing yours is too.

Sandy said...

Fudge!!! I love home made fudge at Christmas, fondly, Sandy

brenda said...

My favorite holiday candy is turtles. I would love to win those fabrics, thanks for the opportunity

Belle + Bee said...

My fave is homemade dark chocolate bark with pistachios and dried cherries.
I'm hosting a giveaway too, so pop on over if you have some time...
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Kelli said...

Mine is black licorice all sorts.

Betty said...

My favorite candy is my mom's home made toasted coconut marshmellow. Yum, Yum.

Belle + Bee said...

I'm guessing you are a mint m&ms person:)
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Needled Mom said...

Mine is chocolate covered cherries - preferably Brach's, but you can't find them anymore. Boo hoo.

Sandy said...

I think you might like fudge too!! Sandy

Kelli said...

#2 I think yours might be the little individually wrapped taffy's with Christmas trees on them.

Kelley said...

Question #1: Do cookies count?? I love, love, love peanut butter blossoms with Hershey kisses in the middle.

Question #2: Candy canes!!

Hope you are feeling better. - Kelley

Needled Mom said...

For you...peppermint patties????

Betty said...

I am thinking that your favorite may be fudge.

Leila said...

My favorite is Dove chocolates.

janie said...

my favorite : old fashioned CHOCOLATE STRAWS !

Leila said...

Your favorite? ... gumdrops!

Barbieann said...

I love to make each Christmas Poppyseed Walnut cookies. Some years I will dip half in chocolate. Yummmmy!

janie said...

your favorite might be....spice gumdrops !

Barbieann said...

How about Mexican Wedding Cookies. It goes by different names, but its the delicate "shortbread" type covered in powdered sugar.
It would of been my 2nd choice for my favorite cookie

Kathleen said...

I love any kind of candy...but during Christmas holidays I love
peppermint candy canes...

Kirsten said...

Ooooh what a great giveaway!
My favorite candy for christmas is marzipan covered in chocolate - it's a big thing here in Norway. They even make them shaped as pigs!
Hugs from Kirsten in Oslo

9patchnurse said...

Oh dear! Your comments are making me hungry. My favorite is the chocolate oranges. Partly because they are so much fun, you smack them on the table to break them apart. Then the wedges melt in your mouth. Ooooo lordy, I'm drooling. Those fabrics make me drool too, so pretty!

Quilting Cheryl said...

My favorite candy is homemade caramels.

Mary Pustejovsky said...

My favorite holiday candy is dark chocolate See's.

Kathleen said...

I think your favorite Christmas candy is chocolate covered
pretzels....I love them...see, I told you I love candy....
thank you for a fun giveaway..

A Girl said...

My favorite holiday candy, without question is Lindt chocolate truffels.

Kirsten said...

#2 I think your favorite candy is pepermint candycanes! (Sorry I don't know much about candy in the US)... Lol.
Another giveaway hug from Kirsten in Oslo!

Molly said...

I so want your patterns!!! Dance Floor is just so neat. My favorite holiday candy is probably a homemade one my family does. You take plain bugles, stuff them with creamy peanut butter, then dip them in white chocolate (almond bark). Addictive. Thanks for the giveaway!

Quilting Cheryl said...

Your favorite holiday candy would be my homemake caramels, if you had ever tasted them!

{BrianaArlene} said...

My favorite holiday treat is hot chocolate - but I guess that isn't candy! Maybe I would go with gumdrops. They just remind me of Christmas.

9patchnurse said...

Your favorite candy? Gosh, that's kinda personal dontcha think? Well, if I hafta put candy in your mouth, it will be my favorite, a chocolate orange! Enjoy.

A Girl said...

Yours I would have to guess is....something sweet...peppermint stars....

Duff said...

My favorite holiday candy is FAnnie Mae sprinkle-covered mint meltaways. I can feel my butt spreading just writing the words.
oh, baby!

Duff said...

I will guess that your favorite candy is Lindt truffles!

Mary Pustejovsky said...

I think your favorite is spice drops.

amy said...

i love english toffee from Trader Joes and you LOVE white chocolate pretzels (i said that so emphatically to make up for the fact that i have NO idea what is your favorite candy. did it work? ;)

amy
nanaCompany

Bethany said...

My favorite holiday candy is mint M&Ms.

annedemps said...

I love fudge! :)

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Suzanne said...

Hmm...I love those peppermint nougat christmas tree chewy things. I don't even know what they are called!

Suzanne said...

I think your favorite holiday candy is one of those Cadbury Chocolate Oranges that you have to whack to open.

OTquilter said...

My favorite holiday candy is my sister's chocolate pistachio fudge. Yum!

annedemps said...

I am guessing peppermints!

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Jessi said...

My fav holiday candy is anything mint!

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