Monday, 12 May 2014

Giveaway Day!

**GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED**


That cornucopia of fabric is a lot to take in. It is a slightly mad and eclectic mix. Fifteen different fabrics and they are all approx 1/8 yard cuts (some more, some slightly less) taken from my ongoing English paper pieced quilt project.


Since I am still working on the borders but have finished using all the main fabrics for the rose stars I thought I could share some of what I have left!

Let's break it down shall we?


{despite my best efforts I have no idea what that colour is! It could be Mint by Bella Solids}; Chinese Lanterns, Lark by Amy Butler; Kasbah, Lark by Amy Butler; Jewels by Lizzy House; Mallow and Bee, Misaki by Melissa White.


School Bus by Kona; Triflora, Loulouthi by Anna Maria Horner; Lovesme Lovesmenot, Innocent Crush by Anna Maria Horner; City Planting, Habitat by Jay McCarroll; Raise The Roof, Habitat by Jay McCarroll.


{Again not sure but I think it's Popsicle by Bella Solids}; Souvenir, Lark by Amy Butler; Dot N' Square, Mini Mikes by Michael Miller; Farmhouse Birds, Farmhouse Retreat by Renee Nanneman of Need'l Love for Andover; Floral Drop, Deer Valley by Joel Dewberry.

GIVEAWAY CLOSED - THANKS FOR ENTERING!
To win the entire 1/8 yard bundle of fifteen fabrics just leave a comment telling me what your favourite band or song was when you were fifteen. (I suspect mine was something from Crazy, Sexy, Cool by TLC or Gangsta's Paradise!)
For a second chance to win follow Charm About You by Bloglovin, GFC or email and leave another comment.

I like to reply to comments but since giveaways are usually busy I won't reply to comments on this post. That doesn't mean that no-reply bloggers will be able to win though! If I can't reach you then you can't win, so please leave your email (myemail at soandso dot com) in the comment.

The giveaway is open internationally, the winner will be chosen by random.org and announced on 17th May.
Once you've entered head over to Sew Mama Sew to see more great giveaways!





666 comments:

  1. gorgeous fabrics! I was incredibly daggy, so it was probably Winds of Change by the Scorpions. You know you're going to be earwigged to death by this post, don't you?

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  2. Loving all of these together and the Kasbah print is so pretty, I just heard it again yesterday "Thriller" by Michael Jackson, Oh my gosh I love that song for some reason.

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  3. My favourite song when I was 15 was Careless Whisper by Wham! Wow I feel really old right now... :-)

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  4. I follow you via Bloglovin'.

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  5. In your Eyes by Peter Gabriel.

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  6. I follow you on bloglovin!

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  7. What beautiful fabrics,
    . I'm a follower

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  8. OMG, you want me to remember back to15? Def Leppard, Pour Some Sugar on Me

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  9. I'm a follower already

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  10. Crosby ,sills and Nash are still my favorite today!

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  11. Wow gorgeous fabrics - yummy! I think US 'With or Without You' would have been my thing at age 15. Or a bit of Led Zeppelin... Don't judge - I come from Canada remember! xx

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  12. Lucky number 12?? I am a follower - you have a beautiful quilt there :)

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  13. My favorite song when I was 15 is "She loves you" by the Beatles. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  14. Your quilt is awesome! And so are these fabrics. Thanks for the chance to win! My favorite band when I was 15 was Three Dog Night.

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  15. I follow your delightful blog via Bloglovin.

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  16. Ok, I have just wasted a bunch of time on youtube looking up songs from my youth ;) I think 'give me a beat boys' by the Doobie Brothers has been my favorite song just about forever :)

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  17. Thanks for the awesome giveaway Lucy! Less awesome is my favourite band...I can't verify this, but it may have been 5ive (cringe).

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  18. Black Celebration by Depeche Mode. :) Thanks for the fab giveaway, Lucy!

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  19. I follow via Bloglovin and via my favourites list on my blog. :)

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  20. Not sure what it was but it was probably Queen "who wants to live forever"

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  21. HI!!!! Thanks for the fun give away!!!!! 15? probably Bob Segar or Rod Stewart!!!!!

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  22. I follow on gfc and bloglovin!!!! Thank You

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  24. I follow through bloglovin, and that quilt is spectacular. I wish I was making it!

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  25. That was a loooong time ago, but I can still sing Del Shannon's The Runaway.

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  26. Your Rose Star looks so wonderful~
    when I was 15 I was listening to a local Chicago band that played Irish music. I could only find one of their songs on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIvTUTEKcN8
    I was dating the son of the mandolin player and this was the sweetest music I had ever heard.

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  27. Gorgeous fabrics!!! Good lord -- I was 15 in 1992, which means I probably was in love with Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana. I fancied myself quite an expert on alternative grunge at that point. :)

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  28. When I was 15, I absolutely loved the Backstreet Boys (and honestly, I still like their music 17 years later...I even played it for my girls & they like it too).

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  29. I subscribe to your blog through Feedly...does that count? :)

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  30. My favorite band was Fleetwood Mac

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  31. I follow you with bloglovin

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  32. Oh my goodness, when I was 15...that was a long time ago! I was totally into classical music and loved Mussorgsky's
    "Pictures at an Exhibition."

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  33. I follow you via Bloglovin.

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  34. Been long time since I was 15...Had to be the Beatle's tho...I Wanna Hold Your Hand!...& then all the other songs they have done! :)

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  35. I already follow you thru Bloglovin too :)

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  36. Haha... who did I listen to when I was 15? Probably Sarah McLachlan - I was a huge fan of Fumbling Toward Ecstasy in the mid-90s. I was always a bit disagreeable, so even though I loved probably the biggest artist in Canada at the time, I didn't like the popular songs, nope... not Possession for me, it'd be Elsewhere and Ice.

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  37. I follow via feedly.

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  38. Well those are lovely! It was probably U2 :)

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  39. I also follow via GFC. I also liked a little Guns and Roses

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  40. When I was 15, I loved the Beach Boys.

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  41. I follow with GFC. Thanks.

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  42. Oh boy, it's embarrassing to think back now but I was a Stock Aitken and Waterman fan at that point!!

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  43. I am a follower of yours :)

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  44. It had to be anything by The Bay City rollers. :)

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  45. What an eclectic group of fabrics. Love all the various designs and colors. At 15 I was listening to Jefferson Airplane's Grace Slick sing Don't You Want Somebody to Love. I loved Grace Slick's voice. Also listened to the Doors Light my Fire.

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  46. I follow via Blogger and Bloglovin.

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  47. Getting to be dated here...the Rolling Stones and the Beatles...

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  48. Wow zeros, what a beautiful bundle you've made! For me, at 15, it was all Grateful Dead, all the time. Not sure about a favorite song, I know I had favorite bootleg tapes of their shows, but I can't remember any of the details beyond that anymore. Reading all if these comments is going to be such fun!

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  49. That was a long time ago! It may have been 'live and let die'... or it may not!

    A very interesting bundle there, Lucy!

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  50. What a fun giveaway.....hmmm, let me think, it must have been Recklace by Australian Crawl.... I was so in love with James Reyne in my teens.

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  51. Definitely something by Take That. 15 was such a long time ago that I can remember which song it would have been!

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  52. 15 takes me back to my Saturday job in Woolies, on the record counter so it has to be Something in the Air by Thunderclap Newman.

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  53. And I follow on Bloglovin.

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  54. That was a VERY long time ago......but I loved Deep Purple- Smoke on the Water, and Free - Alright Now. sweet memories.

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  55. Oh lots was going on at that time and it is difficult to choose, but perhaps Down by the Corner by Creedence Clearwater Revival.

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  56. I am a longtime follower and intend to keep the status up :-)

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  57. Gosh that's going back a wee way. I am pretty sure it was Into the Groove by Madonna. Thanks for the chance too.

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  58. Oh Lucy! I can't remember back that far!!! Where was I in 1972? Was it Abba? No probably John Farnham, but you wouldn't know who he is!!!

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  59. When I was 15, I was obsessed with Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, and I thought of it as a whole, not individual songs. I also loved two two of the top songs that year, "Lean on Me" and "The First Time Ever I Saw your Face" by the amazing Roberta Flack. It was a soulful year...

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  60. that's easy, when I was 15, I love Jeepster by T.Rex, the first record I ever bought!
    Your quilt is looking splendid, I love it.
    If I am lucky enough to win this wonderful giveaway, I insist on paying the shipping to England x

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  61. Was well into UB40 - rat in mi kitchen was the BEST - and recently found again on spotify. Thanks for the lovely giveaway

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  62. My 15 band crush was backstreet boys.. Your quilt is looking amazing! Thanks for tge splendid giveaway

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  63. When I was 15 my favorite song was "Basket Case" by Green Day.

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  64. I follow on Bloglovin. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

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  65. I chose a great time to be 15. At that time, Metallica-Nothing Else Matters was among my favourites, but a "new" song at that time I listened to a thousand times was "In the End" by Linkin Park.

    Slightly wannabe rock-chick I was. And still am. ;)

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  66. Already following your blog through Feedly.

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  67. My favorites were Queen and Bruce Springsteen, and I still love them both. I've seen the Boss live a couple of times and would love to do again. Thanks!

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  68. I follow you with Bloglovin. Thanks!

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  69. I was a Manic Street Preachers fan- feather boa era!

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  70. Wow. 15, huh? Long time ago. Probably Elton John's Daniel. I was a big fan back in the day and he was my very first concert.

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  71. I follow you with bloglovin'

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  72. 15? Blimey when you're an old lady like me that's a long way to remember back! In fact even googling I can't think of one. I am going to be thinking about this all day now. Great give away though.

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  73. I follow you and you're on my blog roll :-)

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  74. I follow with Bloglovin.x

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  75. When I was 15 I was rather keen on Abba and Ultralvox. x

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  76. 15? It will have been something like R Kelly or Shaggy!

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  77. I think my favorite was Michael W. Smith. Thank you.

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  78. Loved and still love Led Zepplin! Stairway to Heaven

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  79. I was crazy for David Bowie when I was 15. Thanks for the giveaway of your lovely fabrics.

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  80. I follow via Bloglovin & email, thanks.

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  81. Now that's really stretching my memory, Lucy!!! I loved The Beach Boys and The Monkeys as a teenager. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  82. I do follow via GFC, but actually stay up to date with Vienna.

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  83. Purple Rain by Prince! Now I've got it going round my head *grin*

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  84. favorite band at 15 would have been Nsync -- still love Justin Timberlake

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  85. Your fabrics look so nice together--really a great combination. Not sure what my favorite band was at 15. Hard to imagine but I wasn't really into bands, and probably just listened to whatever my parents listened to then--likely Herb Albert and the Tijuana Brass band.

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  86. Smashing Pumpkins were my favorite band at that age.

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  87. Oof. Probably something by smashing pumpkins!

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  88. And I follow via bloglovin

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  89. this question will really age me I think! I reckon I was hanging on to Duran Duran by a thread (they were past their best) and maybe trying to be cool with a little Howard Jones #epicfail

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  90. following like a stalker :)

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  91. such an amazing collection of fabrics Lucy - from an amazing quilt :-) Hmm - my favourite band was Chicago, and the song was 'You're the inspiration' (you are just trying to embarrass us all right?!!)

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  92. I follow on Bloglovin and by email :-)

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  93. OMGosh, way to age an old lady Lucy! LOL At 15 I was wild for the Beatles. Any song, the boys from across the pond were a hit with each song. So now you know I am older then dirt. LOL

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  94. I follow by email and bloglovin

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  95. My favorite band when I was 15 was Beck or Radiohead. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  96. "Please forgive" by Bryan Adams

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  97. I was listened to some crazy stuff at 15 like Cypress Hill (LOL).

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  98. Ha....I guess it would have to be the Beach Boys!!! That goes back awhile.

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  99. That was so long ago, lol. About the time I bought my first album which was the greatest hits of Bread.

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  100. Purple rain..purple rain.....by Prince! Still love it! Beautiful quilt! Great fabric!

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  101. wow !! that was a long time ago !! I think it must have been something like "Magic Carpet Ride" by Steppenwolf.

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  102. Hahaha, your question is awesome. I loved this ska band called Five Iron Frenzy, especially their second album "Our Newest Album Ever!"

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  103. I'm not sure I can remember back to that time. I guess it would've been something by blues traveler or green day! Thanks.

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  104. oh, do I have to admit that it was the Beatles?! Thanks for the give away!

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  105. I love love love the question. Great idea! I wish I would have thought about that myself. :)

    When I was 15, I would have been a sophomore in high school (obviously), and it would have been the year 2000. My favorite song was probably S&M by Metallica, or Down with the Sickness by Disturbed (unless that came out later?). I was at the beginning of my "hardcore" phase, so who knows what other crap I listened to.

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  106. These comments are awesome. When I was 15, I loved me some Indigo Girls, especially "Closer to Fine." (I know, I know). thanks for the chance to win! bonandclyde AT hotmail DOT com

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  107. 'o' Mine was November Rain, Guns n' Roses.

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  108. When I was 15?? Had to be something by Nirvana! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  109. GOSH talk about nostalgia. When I was 15 I loved things like Blink 182 and 311, and I know I played a lo of Boyz II Men "Water runs dry". Thanks fort he chance!

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  110. I'm a new follower on bloglovin, you had me at "fugly fabric party" :)

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  111. When I was 15, my favourite bands were A-Ha and Transvision Vamp. I found my Transvision Vamp tape last week in a box last week!

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  112. when i was 15 my favorite song was Sand In A Bottle

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  113. Oh my....it would have been something by Bary Manilow I'm sure! Or Cat Stevens. Or Karen Carpenter. Or maybe Judy Collins....

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  114. I follow on bloglovin :)

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  115. A-Ha's song Take On Me.

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  116. Probably something by Joni Mitchell. Thank you for the wonderful give away chance!

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  117. Gosh it is very hard to remember that far back! I suspect it was something by T.Rex :)

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  118. Mine was Jimmy Buffett but I have always been weird!

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  119. At that point in my life, I think I mostly listened to the oldies station on the radio. Leader of the Pack type stuff. :) Thanks for the chance to win!

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  120. hmmmmmm..... maybe "Celebrate the Day" by a band called Bleach.

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  121. follow on bloglovin- Desiree Glaze

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  122. Any Beach Boys song was good back then.

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  123. lets see, at 15, I remember 2unlimited being what was hot. I went on vacation to Oakland California with my friend and her family and we bought that CD and listened to it all of the time.

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  124. Ummm....15? That would probably have been The Beatles!

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  125. Until I had my own car, we only listened to oldies or a christtian radio station in the car, and our Christian cd's at home so it wasn't until I was 16-18 that I started getting more of a variety of music, so for 15 it was probably a DC Talk or Jars of Clay song

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  126. My that was a long time ago. But it was probably Elton John.

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  127. Oooh wow - what an amazing quilt!! It's a beauty! I love the fabrics you've put together, really lovely. Favourite song from when I was 15 was probably any Janet Jackson! ! Haha but I def loved Gangstas Paradise too lol Coolio. Good times :)

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  128. I love those fabrics. I used to love Pet Shop Boys.
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  129. Love the colorful fabrics! Back in the day it was Journey for me. Thanks for the chance.

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  130. I follow via RSS Feeds.

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  131. Most likely something from Green Day :)
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  132. I follow you via RSS/feed!
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  133. My favorite artist was Cat Stevens. Shows you just how old I am.LOL

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  134. The first song that came to mind was one by KC and the Sunshine Band. Pathetic I know. Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  135. Boy, that was a long time ago but my favorite band was the Mamas and Papas (yes, I'm that old lol) and still love listening to those songs :)

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  136. I just keep following you around, my friend.

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  137. Favorite song? Oh, I'm sure it was something uber cool by the Smiths or Depeche Mode. Yeah - I was that kid.

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  138. o man, when I was 15...?! probably something like joyride!

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  139. Hello my gorgeous British Blogger extraordinaire!

    I burst out laughing when I saw you listed TLC - I would have to say mine was Salt n' Pepa's Shoop! hahaha! Although Gangsta's Paradise was pretty awesome, too. :p

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  140. Oh! Of COURSE I follow your shenanigans! Wouldn't miss them for the world ;) hehehe

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  141. My favourite would be Chicago.

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  142. I am a follower from Bloglovin.

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  143. Oh dear, favorite song at 15? Probably something by Savage Garden.

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  144. My favourite song when I was 15, and still is one of my favourites, is Paint it Black by The Rolling Stones. Yey!!

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  145. I follow you by email blog. Thanks for the giveaway op.

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  146. Oh gosh... I'm embarrassed... when I was 15 I was really into Dr Dre and 2Pac. haha... shhhh!!!

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  147. I really can't remember what I listened to when I was 15, but it was probably something embarrassing like the Spice Girls and Backstreet Boys.

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  148. Must have been Pink Floyd. (I am almost 50)

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  149. I follow via Bloglovin

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  150. Everything You Want by Vertical Horizon always takes me back to being 15/16ish.

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  151. Pretty sure it was Semi-Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind. Honestly I googled songs from that year and that was one I liked.

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  152. hmm... at 15.... I googled like the person above me and saw that En Vogue's "never gonna get it" was a top hit. I was obsessed with that song. Used to dance around my room like I was hot stuff! HAHA!

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  153. I was a big country fan! Tim McGraw!

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  154. I am following via bloglovin!

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  155. When I was fifteen? I remember having Alanis Morrisette Jagged Little Pill playing on a loop! The joys of the teenage years!

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  156. Oh, and I'm lucky follower 667 on GFC ;0)

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  157. Dokken and Scorpion.

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  158. There are some classics from 1991, Lenny Kravitz It Ain't Over Til It's Over is one of my faves!!

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  159. And you know I'm a follower :o)

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  160. Well since I am 19, I would have to say the Jonas Brothers!

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  161. I am a new follower via bloglovin!

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  162. I don't remember exactly when I was fifteen but maybe A-Ha and Take on me.

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  163. 15? Jewel was big and I loved her. So....probably something like Foolish Games.

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  164. Probably something by Tim McGraw (its hard to remember exactly what a listened to then - I've never been a big music junkie)!

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  165. Wow. .. High school.... cassette tapes.... psychodelic days.... Beatles.

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  166. I like the Eagles and Styx at that age.

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  167. I am a follower of your blog via Bloglovin.... thanks for sharing!

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  168. ABBA.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  169. I liked Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson!

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  170. Beautiful fabrics. 15 was a long time ago…..loved Motown music so Temptations, Supremes, etc. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  171. My favorite band when I was 15, so 1993....probably Creep by TLC or Yesterday by BoysIIMen. Those might be a couple of years after then though...

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  172. I try to forget my teenage years (j/k - sort of!). The song that I have stuck in my head from then-ish was I Need a Miracle. Google tells me it was by a band called Fragma.

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  173. And follow on bloglovin.

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  174. Great selection of fabrics Lucy. I had to remind myself about being 15 so checked this out: http://www.uk-charts.top-source.info/top-100-1989.shtml now I feel old and am cringing, but I was a big fan of the Pet Shop Boys It's Alright!

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  175. I follow you via GFC - thanks

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