Monday, 5 September 2016

✜ Buffalo Check Gingham ~ Fat Quarter Shop Giveaway! ✜

**Giveaway now closed**

Gingham. I love it. To me it feels homely and evokes comfort, warmth and it just has a laid back honest vibe that makes me happy! Tiny, large, pastel, bright, autumnal - whatever the type, gingham is perfect in my book.


Fat Quarter Shop are kindly giving away this stunning bundle of Buffalo Check Carolina Gingham to one of you!




That is 15 fat quarters in a beautiful array of colours. This 1" wide gingham by Robert Kaufman is a brilliant stash staple.


**Giveaway now closed**

To win a Buffalo Check Carolina Gingham Bundle you have two possible chances:

1. Leave a comment, tell me what does gingham bring to mind for you?

2. Share the giveaway on social media and let me know how you shared in a separate comment! (optional entry).


⟡ Open internationally, a winner will be chosen on Monday 12th September 2016. 
⟡ Please make sure you leave your email in the comments so I have a way to contact you if you win! No reply blogger, no chance.

Good Luck!


237 comments:

  1. Gingham bring to mind grandma....lol smelling clean and fresh.....happyness04431@yahoo.com

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  2. I shared on facebook....happyness04431@yahoo.com

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  3. When I think of gingham, I think of tablecloths for homestyle meals and picnics. It's a warm, comfy feeling!

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  4. The first dress I made entirely by myself, with only sewing machine supervision, was a red and white gingham shift dress in 1964!

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  5. Gingham reminds me of picnics of course and then lumberjacks. Apurrenhage@gmail.com

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  6. Gingham reminds me of my childhood

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  7. My whole business is centred around gingham. I love it's classic and timeless nature which always reminds me of homeyness. It reminds me of how far we have come and how far we still have to go.

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  8. I think of my Grandma's "housedresses". I don't think people wear such things anymore.

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  9. Gingham is so fresh. Have loved it forever! You are so sweet to have these giveaways. My funds are tight and I hope and pray I win one time.

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  10. My bedroom as a teenager was pink and green gingham. I go right back to high school when I see those checks in pink and green!

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  11. Red and black buffalo checks always remind me of high school football games. Everybody trying to stay warm under a flannel blanket. Thanks for the giveaway. grinnie1961 at gmail dot com

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  12. Thanks for the giveaway! Gingham reminds me of picnic tablecloths and the fun of a picnic!

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  13. Well, gingham reminds me of some plastic tablecloth at my grand's home. Now I realize it was really ugly, but it was perfect for my child's eyes. Sweet memories.

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  14. I love gingham. I could do some cool embroidery or chicken scratch on these. It would make a cute quilt��

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  15. I adore gingham! It reminds me of picnics. Also if it's tiny navy gingham it reminds me of the little outfit each of my babies wore home from the hospital when they were born.

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  16. I would LOVE these. Gingham reminds me of a lot of things, but these days it makes me think of my friend Jenny's amazing work!

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  17. Loooove gingham and they remind me of a country picnic!!

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  18. I love gingham. It reminds me of a country setting--warm, friendly, comfy feeling. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  19. I think of my home in the 70’s. And my future quilt!

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  20. Buffalo plaids remind me of university, and the preppy school I attended. Good memories.

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  21. Picnics of course. Lindafdoyle@verizon.net

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  22. Reminds me of gingham aprons. Warm and homey.

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  23. Gingham especially red reminds me of lazy days camping and enjoying fun times with friends.

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  24. Tweeted : https://twitter.com/hueisei/status/772981190588440576

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  25. Gingham reminds me of years ago when my mom did smocking with it.

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  26. Gingham reminds me of Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz and her little dog Toto. I loved the movie and wanted to be Dorothy for Halloween, but it never worked out that I could get the costume together!

    Sandy A

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  27. Oh yes! Dorthy!! didnt't of that one..but perfect!! :)

    Gingham reminds me of Summer...and lil dresses for my Daughter when she was little!

    Thank you for chance to win your Give-a-way too! :D

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  28. Gingham reminds me of the tablecloth my mom used when we had dinner outside in the summer.

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  29. Gingham makes me think of school summer uniform dresses and picnic blankets! Love this bundle, thanks for the chance to win it!

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  30. Homestyle tablecloths! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  31. I shared on Instagram, @notqnot .

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  32. I love gingham. I made an Easter dress out of the large check when I was in junior high school. Always been a favorite.

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  33. I love gingham. It makes me think of picnics! And twirly skirts.

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  34. I think of lumberjack shirts, kinda that grunge feel from the 90's!! I'd love love love to win these, I've got checks and ginghams coming together for a manly quilt, these ginghams would be super for that quilt. emilyste7ens at gmail dot com

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  35. It reminds me of Lori Holt's cute makes!

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  36. We live in a log home so gingham just feels right at home with us.

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  37. Sharing on ig. I'm Rexeroll on ig.

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  38. Makes me think of flannel shirts

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  39. When I was in my middle school the first thing I ever made in needlework was a pink and white gingham drawstring bag. Thank you for a fun giveaway. x

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  40. Love Gingham. Firstly it reminds me of school dresses and then a Bistro Restaurant we went to occasionally that had red and white gingham tablecloths. All good memories.

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  41. Gingham represents homely simplicity to me. And love - gingham love. ๐Ÿ’Ÿ๐Ÿ’Ÿ๐Ÿ’Ÿ

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  42. I love this range, the size of those checks! Gingham makes me think of outdoors- picnics, basket covers, drsses

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  43. I would say Picnics but I made a baby quilt that I cross stitched Noan's Arc across the checks. The quilt took forever but I loved it.

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  44. Gingham always makes me think of my childhood. At one point, as a little girl, my room was green and yellow gingham. My favorite green gingham blanket even came with me to college. That blanket was incredibly soft and my first born son discovered it as well. He used it until it was in shreds. Such great memories and all that just from seeing gingham!! Thanks for the chance of the giveaway.

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  45. Ange @heartof Charnwood6 September 2016 at 07:36

    Gingham reminds me of the dress my mum made for the school play when I was about 9, so gorgeous, I think she still has it at her house! :)

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  46. Ange @HeartofCharnwood6 September 2016 at 07:38

    And I'll regram on IG :)

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  47. Gingham reminds me of childhood picnics with a gingham tablecloth spread out on the grass.

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  48. Gingham...that is happiness all over, remembering grandmother, some sewing and picnics... Oh pure happiness. So much to love about this fabric!

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  49. Gingham reminds me of school summer dresses, cafe table cloths and for some reason Doris Day! What a lovely giveaway.

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  50. Gingham reminds me of Anne of Green Gables! I think she must have had dresses made of gingham (in a colour to suit her red hair)

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  51. It always reminds me of table cloth at home but I would love to use them for cloth making now.

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  52. Gingham has a real 60's vibe in my book! We had school uniforms and sun hats made from it when I was a little girl. And also I participated in a Gingham Blog Hop back in 2012, where I made a gingham table runner. I am admiring it while I type this! Thanks for the giveaway! I'd love to win it!

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  53. Gingham reminds me of my 1960's netball tunic,red and white check, very happy days!
    (gpingham@bigpond.com)

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  54. Hi Lucy! Thank you and FQS for this great give away! I have always loved ginghams! First they reamind me of Greek taverna! I still would like to put red gingham table clothes if I was opening cosy taverna. This summer I bought a summer shirt with blue little gingham - one of my most used shirt. I would love to have all those colours! x Teje
    nerospost(at)gmail(dot)com

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  55. Gingham will always be school uniform summer dresses

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  56. For me it's school summer dresses. Mine were pink and white.

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    1. I did the nursery for my first baby in gingham. 38 years ago. It was adorable.

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  57. School uniform, gathered skirts, red and white

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  58. Gingham reminds me of a country kitchen!!

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  59. Gingham reminds me of picnics. I think a great picnic blanket is made up of gingham. These are beautiful.

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  60. It reminds me of 1960s kitchens. Eat in kitchens with families around the around the table. sjvonfumetti at yahoo dot com

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  61. It brings memories of curtains for the kitchen!!

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  62. like most people gingham reminds me of childhood and summer dresses. I still love to back quilts with gingham.

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  63. Gingham dresses my Mom made me, l loved them. And therefore made my girls, granddaughters and one great granddaughters!
    patsystitch@gvtc.com

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  64. That should have been Now not one

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  65. Making a dress for my daughter-so many years ago! I am working on a shirt in grey gingham jersey, it has always been a favorite fabric. I hope one day to find a way to use it in a quilt!

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  66. I shared on Facebook! What a wonderful giveaway!

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  67. It reminds me of flannel shirts that my husband used to wear when we lived in a colder country!

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  68. Gingham reminds me of cozy flannel shirts and the upcoming fall season.

    lindsayrodems @ gmail.com

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  69. I think of my mom and growing up in the 50's...love it!

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  70. It reminds me of my Grandma's house! These would make great pillows! Comlisajohnson @gmail

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  71. gingham makes me think of vintage aprons with chicken scratch embroidery and the buffalo gingham makes me think of autumn and flannel shirts (90's grunge!). :) thanks for the chance to win these lovelies! peeper@maine.rr.com

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  72. Picnics of course, but also little girl dresses! I love the big buffalo check as an alternative to tiny gingham.

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  73. Ah, gingham makes me think of aprons, tablecloths, restaurant curtains and napkins. So...mostly kitchen related. They definitely give me a 'warm and cosy' feeling too.
    I love how they combine with prints and solids. They are so very forgiving and bring a lot of charm to a project. Thank you so much for the chance to win.
    cottonpaperflowers at gmail dot com

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  74. Gingham reminds me of a tablecloth on a picnic table. I use them quite a bit because we go camping just about every other weekend during the Summer. Sometimes in the Spring and Fall, too. Thank you, peterstankovich@comcast.net

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  75. gingham reminds me of when i was a kid, my mom made all our clothes and we always had lots of gingham.

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  76. Gingham and polka dots....both produce happy thoughts. What a lovely giveaway.

    anndunn24(at)gmail.com

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  77. Gingham reminds me of picnic tablecloths and little girls sundresses! patti(dot)mcg(at)verizon(dot)net

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  78. Gingham brings to mind old movies with square dancing.

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  79. SHARED THIS NEAT GIVEAWAY WITH MY QUILTY FRIIENDS > https://www.pinterest.com/pin/187110559497353233/
    msstitcher1214@gmail.com

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  80. Gingham reminds me that Fall is right around the corner! Nothing like a warm flannel shirt!
    mburnette912@bellsouth.net

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  81. HI,this collection really takes me back to my childhood;tablecloths,curtains,even sister-matching-skirts! Thank You for sharing a sweet giveaway! msstitcher1214@gmail.com

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  82. i love gingham - it's so classic, brings back great memories!

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  83. My mom's pink gingham apron with cross stitch designs!

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  84. Make me think of a cozy fireplace wrapped up in a gingham handmade quilt sipping a toasty hot chocolate and then I wake up to find I won some lovely gingham squares so I can concoct one of my own.

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  85. Gingham brings our warm country kitchen to mind. Thanks!

    Please click on the delaineelliott above for my email link.

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  86. Gingham reminds me of a beautiful tablecloth my Great Grandma had in her dining room... it's a beautiful range of fabric xx

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  87. Gingham reminds me of my mother, who made me a sky-blue gingham dress to wear to a dance in the 6th grade.

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  88. I shared this giveaway on Twitter, where I am @wordygirl11.

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  89. Gingham reeminds me of my grandma and the pleated skirts she used to wear (and did sew for me. I hatet them.... but loved my grandma).
    ehodasz at yahoo dot com

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  90. I shared on Twitter. https://twitter.com/dmac5958_doris/status/773225207343480832

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  91. Gingham reminds me of my Grandmother's kitchen. There wasn't a better place to be! Thank you for the giveaway!

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  92. It reminds me of summer curtains that my 2nd mom had in the kitchen windows.

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  93. Shared on Twitter. https://twitter.com/Chanzy01/status/773226183613833216

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  94. Gingham reminds me of school, each house had its own particular colour, of gingham dress I was in Stratford House, purple was our colour

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  95. When I see gingham I remember gingham curtains with the sunlight streaming through them in the summer, so the window is open. The curtains are moving with the gentle breeze.
    Kim
    tnjmom1 at gmail dot com

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  96. Gingham reminds me of table cloths and ruffled curtains under the kitchen counter to hide the shelves and their contents.
    sewofcourse@gmail.com

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  97. It brings to mind curtains. I would love to win this wonderful giveaway! Nancy bobnanmol@yahoo.com

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  98. Picnics!
    Csdavies5@gmail.com

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  99. Gingham brings to mind cute girl's dresses with smocking and dinners at an Italian restaurant that had gingham napkins!
    nikilsend(at)outlook(dot)com

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  100. shared on twitter
    https://twitter.com/minibea/status/773247736430731264
    nikilsend(at)outlook(dot)com

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  101. Gingham reminds me of my childhood and in particular a favorite dress my mother made me - black and white gingham with a red ribbon trim.

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  102. Gingham always reinds me of my Nan's tablecloth on her small kitchen table, and her letting me help her make cakes!

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  103. Thanks for the giveaway. First: cutting wood in the fall for the warm colors. Second: canning in a clean summer kitchen for the bright colors.

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  104. Shared on Twitter - https://twitter.com/gouldie7/status/773260318927708161

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  105. I remember some cute dresses and blouses made out of gingham. And my mom used to make some pillows using some kind of special stitch!! What a nice giveaway. Thank you for the opportunity

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  106. Gingham makes me think of dish towels, little girl's dresses, and curtains.

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  107. Gingham makes me think of dish towels, little girl's dresses, and curtains.

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  108. Gingham makes me think of picnics.

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  109. The very first thing I made in home economics, grade 6 was a pink gingham apron! We made it a gathered. And it tied at the waste and then did some x stitches on the pocket before we sewed it on! That was a long long long time ago!

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  110. Gingham always reminds me of summery shirts, picnics and sunshine.

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  111. Gingham reminds me of Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, and Little Debbie cakes, (Yum!). During the summer months I have light blue gingham curtains at my kitchen window, that I made several years ago. I would love to make something new with those large scale gingham fat quarters, thanks for the chance!
    My email is: bestbelle2010@aol.com
    Thanks!

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  112. I remember the curtains I made for my first son's room when he was an infant--blue gingham! Love this bundle!

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  113. Love this giveaway hmmm this collection reminds me of my daughter The Plaid Princess as we call her everyday she wears it

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  114. Gingham takes be back to childhood because I had a couple of gingham dresses. I love gingham. It give me a homey feeling thinking of bbq and picnics and flannel shirts and blankets. Yes gingham and a comfy staple.

    tushay3 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  115. Gingham reminds of a summer.. pretty dresses and picnics in the meadow :)
    highlandbirdie@hotmail.com

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  116. Gingham reminds me of my childhood and the coats we wore for school - comfort and warmth when arriving home :)

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  117. Gingham reminds me of the country, simple times and summer time :)

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  118. My email is
    jenniferhaden1@gmail.com
    adn I also shared this on pintrest, url found here https://uk.pinterest.com/pin/447967494169620409/ :D

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  119. Gingham remind me of a lovely picnic on a sunny day.

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  120. Gingham reminds me of summer & clothes drying on a line. Thanks for the lovely giveaway

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  121. The first thing I think of is school summer dresses! Especially when it's in pale blue :)

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  122. Gingham always reminds me of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz :)

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  123. Gingham reminds me of old fashioned dresses for little girls,complete with smocking.

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  124. Jam Pot covers and summer school dresses spring to mind when I think of gingham

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  125. What a gorgeous giveaway Gingham makes me think of summer picnics and summer school dresses- I had a blue one I think.

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  126. Gingham always reminds me of my school uniform summer dresses. That was many years ago now!

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  127. Tableclothes, good times, happy memories. 24Tangent@gmail.com

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  128. Gingham somehow makes me think of curtains blowing gently in a breeze

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  129. Cafe style kitchen curtains. I have them hanging in my kitchen right now . . . and I made them :)
    kakingsbury at verizon dot net

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  130. Country music, denim and classic days out in the park

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  131. Gingham is fresh. Happy. Simple. It looks so sweet on a child, but just at home on a grown man too. I love gingham.
    whitnerkane at gmail dot com

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  132. It reminds me of summer days at infant school as we had a green check dress for our uniform (not the lads, obviously!)

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  133. I absolutely love classic ginghams and stripes. Gingham reminds me of my childhood tap dancing days when mum often made me gingham costumes in preference to the glittery ones that most others wore.

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  134. Love that sweet, old fashioned (to me) bundle. Gingham always reminds me of an apron my grandmother wore. Thanks for the chance to win. momoftana at yahoo dot com

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  135. Gingham curtains always hung in our kitchen when I was growing up. My mom would change the color of the curtains instead of choosing a paint color. Haha

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  136. oh gingham is aprons and dresses and towels on the line... big open green spaces and farms! I grew up in the midwest of the US so to me it kind of feels like home, since it makes me think of farmland!

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  137. My sister's wedding. She had a picnic styled lunch with gingham table cloths and little bows on the Pimms stirrers. Was gorgeous!

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  138. Old fashioned curtains and fjn summer dresses. Oh, my bathing suit is gingham too! After hating the curtains I have renewed love for the fresh gingham. ;-)

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  139. Gingham reminds me of crisp blouses. Liking all those colors....

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  140. My first project for Needlework, as it was called then(!), was to make a sewing project case. Mine was made out of a pinky/red gingham and decorated with hand embroidery. I still treasure it.
    annamariehlustik@googlemail.com

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  141. The red and white one reminds me of picnic blankets and the black and red one makes me think of lumberjacks! And who doesn't love the thought of a lumberjack on a picnic blanket ;)

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  142. It puts me in mind of farmhouses and clean kitchens.

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  143. I had a gingham swimsuit that I made. I remember the smells of the lake and swimming pools. I think of my sisters and brothers and the fun we had. My sister had a lilac gingham dress. She looked so pretty in it.

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  144. I love gingham fabric. It takes me back to my childhood when my mama would make matching dresses for my sister and me. My mama has been gone for 20 years this Christmas and I miss her every day. We would be ever so lucky if we all could have a mama like mine!

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  145. Love those, especially the mint! Gingham reminds me of my grandma's aprons! :)

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  146. Little girls dresses.
    Thanks,
    Peggy
    Peggy_verdongibbs@att.net

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  147. Gingham always makes me think of Gramma's kitchen curtains and 1/2 aprons. Love it!
    Tracinecharest at gmail dot com

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  148. https://www.facebook.com/amanda.best.7/posts/839127766189752

    I shared on Facebook. bestbelle2010@aol.com

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  149. To me gingham brings to mind dresses made for little girls, a lot when I was a girl. mtmom57@gmail.com

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  150. I shared on Facebook.
    https://www.facebook.com/MTmom57/posts/1116822021739512

    mtmom57@gmail.com

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  151. Gingham always reminds me of school summers dresses and not being able to get them back on after swimming lessons!! (And the gingham altar in Bake Off!)

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  152. I remember growing up with gingham. In kindergarten, I had a deep green gingham dress, I had later had a black and brown blouse with embroidery and for my Christmas concerts in high school my mom sewed me a long dress in green gingham. I love gingham because I grew up with it and because it reminds me of my mom.

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  153. I really LOVE gingham, any size, any color! It brings back memories of Grandma's aprons, picnic cloths, and patchwork table cloths. I am so glad to see it returning in fabric, i.e. Lori Holt's vintage quilts and accessories.
    Thank you.
    nettiecrain@live.com

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  154. Gingham is so classic country try and reminds me of country kitchens and picnics.

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  155. Gingham reminds me of lumberjacks!

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  156. Gingham reminds me of summer...dresses, shorts, tops

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  157. It reminds me of the first thing I ever sewed, a pinny and a silly hat for home economics when I started in the senior school what seems like hundreds of years ago. We all had to make a pinny and hat in turquoise gingham and then embroider them before we were allowed to do any cookery lessons. I missed half of the cookery lessons because it took me so long to finish my pinny. (i have got a bit faster now)

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  158. I have retweeted and shared on facebook

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  159. It reminds me of my childhood, summer school dresses and cute English cafes with Gingham tablecloths. Tea and scones. Happy thoughts :)

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  160. Reminds me of summer schooi uniform dresses & grandparents tablecloths - yet somehow still on trend

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  161. aaahhh gingham....when i was about 12 i sewed myself a 2-piece bathing suit of yellow gingham, lined it with white cotton batiste....only saw one summer but i was dang proud of how it turned out....

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  162. Gingham always makes me think of picnics and happy feelings :) reminds me of picnic blankets!

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  163. I have to agree with most people it has to be summer school uniform. I love how it always looks clean and fresh

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  164. It reminds me of my mums baking apron

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  165. Gingham makes me think of picnic blankets.

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  166. I do so love gingham fabric - I remember my mum sewing two yellow gingham dresses for me when I was very small, they were my favourite dresses! My email is walkthedust@gmail.com thank you!!!

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  167. Gingham: Spring time, picnics and my favourite dresses.

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