Monday, December 12, 2011

giveaway day!

<<this giveaway is now CLOSED -- winner announced here.>>


it's sew, mama, sew! giveaway day!
which is one of my favorite things
about the online sewing community.
i love finding new blogs and entering to
win some great prizes along the way!


so, welcome to all of you sew, mama, sew! readers
and thanks for stopping by the 
Canoe Ridge Creations blog! 
if you like modern sewing, then you are in luck!
feel free to check out my modern sewing creations
and the fun new quilt along i'm co-hosting
starting next month!

here's what's up for grabs!

5 FQs of Joel Dewberry's 
Modern Meadow Herringbone! 

sew, mama, sew! giveaway day.

to enter, leave a comment telling me 
what color of thread is currently on your sewing machine.
<<international entries welcome>>

the giveaway will be open until December 16 at 7 pm CST
at which time a winner will be randomly drawn and announced!

good luck will all of the wonderful
sew, mama, sew! giveaways!

xo, megan.

836 comments:

  1. I have RED thread on my sewing machine! Thanks for the sweet chance Megan!

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  2. love that Modern Meadow Herringbone. I've got white thread on one machine and red on the other.

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  3. I've got white on mine. (Well, it's on the bobbin...the regular thread gets hidden in a drawer until I'm sewing so the cat doesn't eat it.) Thanks for the chance to win!

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  4. Beautiful, one of my all time favorite fabrics. I have boring old white thread in my sewing machine, and that is the case about 99% of the time. I just like using white thread on quilts!

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  5. I have bright pink on my machine right now--just finished up some pouches for the nieces. Love these fabrics! They are such a great staple.

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  6. These are beautiful fabrics! I have ivory thread in my machine, it goes with everything!

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  7. I have white thread at the time, but will have lots of bright colors tomorrow for applique. Gotta finish those presents.

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  8. Thanks for this giveaway!!! I just love Modern Meadow Herringbone!! At the moment I have white thread in my machine!!!
    Happy Holidays:D

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  9. Ooooo - that is some gorgeous herringbone! My machine has boring old white right now - I rarely use any "fun" threads!

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  10. My machine has a great assortment of threads on the thread carrier from the last embroidery but not actually any running through the needle as I am 'tween jobs

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  11. My machine has white! Great giveaway!

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  12. I'm boring, just plain old white for me!

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  13. Dark green! (yes, I've been doing Christmas sewing...)

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  14. oh I would love that fabric! And white is on the machine today!

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  15. White is currently on the machine. Thanks for the chance to win this lovely bundle.

    dxx

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  16. Love that fabric! I have my classic, go-to white thread right now. :)

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  17. I can't remember if there is any thread in my sewing machine at the moment, but if there is, it's almost certainly an off-white thread, since that's what I use 99% of the time. (I tend to avoid actually quilting anything, which is when I usually would switch to something different.)

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  18. Black. I hemmed some new Christmas penguin jammies for my little boy!

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  19. A plain Gutermann cream thread.

    LOVE THIS FABRIC!!!

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  20. I currently have a dark brown thread on my machine (and navy thread in the bobbin....don't tell anyone!)

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  21. I love Modern Meadow herringbone! I just used up the last of my pink :(

    Currently I have pomegranate thread on my machine because I was sewing a voile scarf!

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  22. Hey love your blog!!! :)
    The thread in my sewing machine right now is white I always seem to stick with the neutral threads. I need to get out of my comfort zone and do a funky color! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  23. eggshell. Thanks for the giveaway! Merry Christmas!

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  24. Those fabrics are great, thanks for the lovely give away. I have grey on my machine right now.

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  25. White, isn't that exciting (not!).

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  26. Love those fqs! I have white thread on my machine.

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  27. I have white in my machine. Very nice give away. Happy Holidays!

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  28. Mine is threaded with white at the moment.

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  29. White thread. :) Those FQ's are beautiful!

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  30. Fun giveaway Megan! My machine has plain old white thread on it now, the usual... :)

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  31. Oh, mama! Love that herringbone!
    Light gray thread for me!

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  32. Light gray on top, pink on the bottom... for quilting

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  33. Love the fabrics! I have white thread on my machine and black thread on the serger right now.

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  34. right now I have a brown thread on my machine that went with the drawstring pouch I made my friend for her birthday yesterday.

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  35. Lovely fabric, thank you for the giveaway. The thread in my machine is my usual light cream.

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  36. Great Giveaway, Thank you! There's grey thread in my machine at the moment.

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  37. black in the bobbin and light blue on top! LOVE this JD print so much. Thanks!!

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  38. Hi Megan! Oh - beautiful fabrics - so modern and new! Yesterday evening I changed back the white thread to continue today my Dream Quilt blocks.
    x Teje

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  39. Nice!
    Oh my I'm very boring - I just have white in all 3 machines at the moment. That's pretty sad and unadventurous lol...

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  40. Megan,
    Gray is on my machine right now! Thanks for the fabric giveaway...fuel for my addiction! :)
    stop by my giveaway as well!
    Jamie

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  41. The thread on my sewing machine right now is a boring dark blue, I'm afraid!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  42. I have black thread on my machine right now. Thanks! yzobela (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  43. I have plain white thread on. I need to piece more christmas blocks. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  44. cream on one and navy on the other

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  45. There is grey thread in my machine. LOVE JD and MM, thank you for the chance.

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  46. Red, of course, as I am still furiously sewing away at Christmas gifts! Only the Christmas stockings and oven gloves left to go :)

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  47. Great FQs. I have black cotton in my machine right now, I'm making some new skirts.

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  48. On my Janome there's a gorgeous yellow rayon thread (I'm quilting). Thank you for the opportunity!

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  49. Great question. A vibrant turquoise (Aurifil) in both top and bottom.

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  50. Right now my thread is red as I've been working on a poinsettia pillow for a Christmas gift.

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  51. Cream thread (FMQing a quilt with cream sashing)

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  52. I have a variegated gold/brown thread that I was practicing free motion quilting with on my machine at the moment!

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  53. Oooh pretty! I've never seen that fabric before!

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  54. Currently in my sewing machine is green embroidery thread.

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  55. The thread currently in my sewing machine is Aurifil light gray. I always use that or dark gray for piecing.

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  56. I've got pink thread at the moment, just changed it from black to sew a headband for my daughter.

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  57. I own a rainbow of colors, but just plain white right now (it's versatile!)

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  58. It's RED! I was last working on a Christmas table runner. LOL...I think I need to make another one, so maybe I won't change it. Thanks for a chance to win!

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  59. Thanks for being part of giveaway day! I follow Jeni's blog, and just learned about yours when she posted about the sparkle quilt-a-long. Looks fun! My machine has a very Christmas-y shade of red in it right now. akmajor (at) gmail (dot) com

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  60. oh man - i LOVE me some herringbone! it has to be one of my favorite prints right now. and how boring is this - WHITE is on my sewing machine. and i pride myself in hardly ever using white. but i'm quilting something in which white is the color, so there you go. :)

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  61. Taupe colored thread, which is sooo unusual for me...usually off white, gray or white :)

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  62. I've got white in right now, which is pretty standard for me!

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  63. White thread on my machine, although it has seen some purple this week :)

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  64. Great giveaway megan! Thanks so much! I have white in at the moment... boring but practical :o)

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  65. Beautiful fabric! I have white thread in one machine and red in the other.

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  66. Right now I have cream thread on my machine, but only because I've been piecing and I ran out of white!

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  67. Navy thread in my machine for the apron and oven mitts I just made for my in-laws

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  68. I have pink/white veregated threat on my machine right now. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  69. "natural" which is like a light tanish ivory! my go-to thread for all projects. thanks!!

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  70. Ooh, pretty! White thread is currently on my machine!

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  71. Oh great giveaway, I'd love some herringbone! In my machine right now is white. Boring I know, but if I have a colour thread in I always take it out as soon as I'm done with it and put white back in. Force of habit!

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  72. Lovely giveaway!
    In my machine right now is white!

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  73. I have white in my machine currently. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  74. I have red thread on my machine!

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  75. White thread on one machine, black thread in the serger, and that yellowish thread that is used on jeans for hems and topstitching in the third machine.

    Thanks for the beautiful giveaway!

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  76. white is currently in my machine - how boring! haha thanks for the giveaway!

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  77. Bright blue! Not a color I use often either but I'm quilting some small pieces. Thanks!

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  78. Orange thread! Gorgeous fabric for the giveaway :)

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  79. white! I was quilting a christmas wall quilt!

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  80. I currently have red thread in my sewing machine for piecing a christmas pennant banner.

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  81. I love your giveaway! Thanks for the chance. I have white thread in my machine...as I do about 90% of the time. It was red a few days ago when I was binding my quilt, but now it's back to the same old thing.

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  82. Orange! I use orange more often than you might think...

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  83. Love the herringbone print!! I currently have a lovely cream thread on my machine.

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  84. oh, i love those fabrics! there is white thread in my sewing machine right now.

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  85. White, how boring! But very versatile!!
    Thank you for the chance to win your prize!

    murielvanderploeg at planet dot nl

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  86. I was piecing stars last night so I have Lt Gray #2600 Aurifil 50 wt in my machine (as usual)... :D

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  87. GORGEOUS! I love those fabrics :)
    Right now I'm got some pink thread on top and some lime green in the bobbin :) I'm sewing a little skirt for my munchkin and thought it would add a nice touch.
    Thanks for hosting!

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  88. White Aurifil. A little boring I know but I'm piecing a quilt Soo it makes it kind of more exciting ;)

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  89. Loooove these fabrics! Thanks for the chance to win.

    I'm boring. I currently have white thread in my machine. I just got done with a quilt that used fuschia thread (http://www.flickr.com/photos/thechimes/6439702347/in/photostream).

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  90. On my sewing machine at the moment is Gutermann cotton thread colour 02776 or cream white.
    Thanks for the great give away!

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  91. Fab giveaway! I was sewing Christmas bags today so currently there is red thread, but mostly there would be light grey, my favourite neutral!

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  92. Just plain old white! Thanks so much for the chance :)

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  93. Red. Doing some holiday sewing. :) Thanks for the contest!

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  94. I have gold thread on my machine, just finished mending my dad's coveralls for going out in the snow;)

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  95. Very likely it is boring black from the last hemming job I did.

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  96. I have black thread left from an emergency hemming of my husbands pants for a party this past saturday night!

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  97. I have grey in my machine but olive in the bobbin case...hmmm!

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  98. Currently it's red on the spool and white on the bobbin. For holiday crafting!
    Thanks for the chance!

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  99. It is a very light green 28 weight from Aurifil as I am working on a Designer Challenge for Fat Quaterly.
    Thank you for the giveaway.

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  100. I have boring old white in my machine right now. Thanks!

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  101. I have white on mine now, it usually only changes between white and gray! Thanks for the awesome giveaway, this is like my favorite print ever :)

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  102. I have cream thread on from a pillow I sewed yesterday....
    Thanks!

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  103. Charcoal for the binding on my first quilt...

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  104. HAHAHA! I love the question. Great one.

    Green. Emerald Green Coats&Clark to be exact. NOT because of Christmas, but because I've been sewing lots and lots of Vermonts lately and we are the Green Mountain state afterall.

    Love the herringbone basics. Great giveaway!

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  105. i think its a periwinkle thread from a quilt i made!

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  106. I have variegated purple from making Christmas ornaments yesterday! Love this line of fabric - it's so versatile!

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  107. The color thread currently on my sewing machine is a royal blue used to embroider my son in law's shirts for work.

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  108. I have red thread on my sewing machine.

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  109. I have white in the machine right now and about 10 other spools on the table. It's a project that involves lots of topstitching!

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  110. I have ivory/cream colored thread on my sewing machine - a good neutral for all of the little projects I have been sewing lately.

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  111. I have grey - I finally hemmed my first ever adult sized dress for me :)

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  112. Boring brown! But it matches the tan and brown herringbone bag I'm making for my brother. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  113. Bright Orange!!
    What a fun question!

    Thanks

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  114. love these fabrics! i have brown on my machine right now... hopefully i'll finish cutting out my quilt soon & will be switching to white very soon. :)

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  115. I have white...not very exciting!!

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  116. A lovely shade of gold thread by Auriful is currently on my machine but not for long that project is almost done, next color will on to Navy blue

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  117. this fabric was on my wish list :)

    And it's deep purple for the trim on a dress I am testing for Me Sew Crazy :)

    Desi
    weeshareblog@gmail.com

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  118. Currently is "natural". It's my go-to color, seems to be used on everything! Thank you!

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  119. My entry is so boring- it's white!

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  120. Brown thread. I finished a shirt for my son

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  121. White.plain old white

    juliannerosenau@gmail.com

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  122. ha ha - boring white. I was piecing last night.

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  123. I love that fabric! Okay, the color of thread I have is white, but in the past few days it was blue, red, black, tan and gray! I've been working on so many things...

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  124. natural thread...I was sewing some linen and the natural worked perfectly.

    ahappystitch [at] gmail [dot] com

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  125. well the Pfaff has King Tut Ivory color on it, and the Brother has a variegated King Tut with a lot of dark browns and black. Pick me! :)

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  126. Ok, boring white is the colour of my present thread, but I'm thinking of changing it to orange whatever the colour of the fabric.

    Thanks for the chance to win.

    lauramdd(at)terra(dot)es

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  127. I have some Coats and Clark dusky gold in my machine right now.
    mcgulisa(at)gmail(dot)com

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  128. Red one :) i was just finishing a pillow for my sister. The fabrics are beautiful! Thank you for the chance to win :)

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  129. Great giveaway. Love your blog.

    Right now, I have white thread on the ol' Kenmore. If I win some of that luscious JD fabric, I may just branch out a bit, there.

    Thanks so much!

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  130. Aurifil light grey...I am being introduced to so many new fabrics today. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  131. Currently have a fun chartreuse thread on my machine!

    tbmroberts at yahoo dot com

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  132. at this exact moment guttermann white :)

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  133. I'm so boring - I have cream thread on my machine. I was fixing a friend's pajama pants when I used it last.

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  134. I just have plain old white on my machine :)

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  135. Love that fabric! I currently have white on there, but it may be changing to gray before the day is out :)

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  136. I just looked up to discover that I have NO thread on my sewing machine. I do have red thread on the bobbin though!

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  137. I have white thread and white bobbin on my machine right now thecraftingfiend(at)gmail.com

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  138. Cream at the minute, from a bag that I made for a gift.
    hillwards(at)gmail(dot)com

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  139. Winter white. I'm in production mode these days and it's always the same with more to spool. *sigh* Thanks for opportunity!

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  140. Boring white, but getting set to do some quilting, so I need to figure out what to change it to!

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  141. I have a thread holder full of colors - White, tan, yellow, teal and hot pink!! The color that is currently threaded, teal.

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  142. I have medium turquoise on my machine!

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  143. Currently, I have white and grey (I have a spot for two spools), but the white is the one that's actually threaded in the needle :) Thanks for the awesome giveaway. Looking forward to the Sparkle QAL!

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  144. I have white in both my serger and sewing machines. Thanks for the giveaway! robyn(dot)geddes(at)gmail(dot)com

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  145. Mine has a dark red, from making an apron and then piecing a quilt. I love when you can do two projects without switching!

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  146. white! and i'm drooling - those fabrics and colors are gorgeous!

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  147. Off white cause I ran out of my white and need to finish piecing!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  148. blue :-) Thanks for the give away!

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  149. Boring beige. I was using it to applique letters onto some crunchy taggie blankets that I've been working on.

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  150. Get out of town MEGAN!!!! What a great give away!!! Right now my machine is girling it up with some PINK : )

    My Google profile is private, but you can contact me at www.3beansstudio.com I swear that's not just a shameless plug!!!! <3

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  151. Red thread! These fabrics are beautiful, hope I win.

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  152. Great fabrics For stashing! I've got purple on my machine right now.

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  153. Love the question - I have shamrock green on my machine at the moment. thanks for the giveaway blueberryblues5(at)gmail

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  154. Hot pink! I am working on the inside of a jewelry roll right now.

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  155. Cranberry red - on a mission to finish christmas sewing!

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  156. I currently have navy blue thread on my machine but would love to change it out for some thread to match these beautiful herringbones!

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  157. Fun question! Mine is boring old white right now! :)

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  158. Boring old white for piecing! Thanks for a chance at these lovelies.

    Ambersewwonky at yahoo dot com

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  159. I have plain old white in my machine...but I love it!

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  160. I have white thread on my machine. I rarely use another color... it's boring isn't it ?

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  161. I have a deep rich wine coloured red on my machine right now because I have been sewing with Etchings. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  162. Grey! Working on a road/car mat for my boys :)

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  163. Grey! Which is funny because it is nearly always cream thread in my machine, but I'm quilting a grey and yellow quilt right now. Thanks for sharing this great fabric with us.

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  164. I have navy thread in my machine right now.

    I love these fabrics! So calming.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  165. I have white thread in my machine currently... it seems that's the most common answer here. :)

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  166. Boring off white, it's usually what's on my machine. Gorgeous fabric stack!

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  167. Gah! This Herringbone is my favourite print from Modern Meadow, which is a favourite collection of mine for sure! Great giveaway!
    I have chocolate brown in my machine right now...Aviary 2 wallets were being finished up last night :)

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  168. i love these fabrics!, yum.
    white is the colour of the thread in my machine currently.

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  169. oh man I adore Joel Dewberry!! Currently in my machine is taupe colored thread.

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  170. black. generous giveaway = thanks!

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  171. i have white on top and forest green on the bottom... i'm quilting for my dad right now, and every room in their house has white walls and forest green carpet, so i think that's more than appropriate!

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  172. Right now is ecru! Terrific giveaway! Thanks for sharing.

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  173. Eeeep eeep eeep!!! LOVE this fabric!!! I currently have a pink thread in my machine as I'm quilting my daughters Christmas quilt :)

    Thank you for the opportunity to win your giveaway! Happy Holidays to you and your family <3 xo

    krencamp (at) gmail (dot) com

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  174. Orange! Looking forward to checking out your sew-a-long.

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  175. The most boring of boring: white. I'm a pretty bad girl about changing thread often. I need to buy more bobbins so that I can keep a better supply of them threaded. I love JD herringbone. Thanks for sharing, Megan!

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  176. Oh I love this fabric! Great giveaway. Right now I have light pink thread on my machine

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  177. Red thread because I am trying to finish up the binding on a Christmas quilt. A smidge behind!!!

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  178. Oooh, nice giveaway, and I like the question! Right now I have some lime green running through my machine!

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  179. a turquoise-green from the last baby blanket i did.
    :)

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  180. Oooh! I LOVE this fabric! I have just a bit of the tan print left and I'll be so sad when it's gone :( Right now I have some bright green on my Pfaff as I'm putting buttonholes on a vintage apron to turn it into a skirt, and trusty black on my Featherweight for a t shirt quilt that's coming together slowly but surely.

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  181. Oooh - lovely fabrics - I have Christmassy black thread on my machine at the moment - I've just finished quilting a Christmassy tabletopper on black!

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  182. I LOVE this fabric. I currently have green thread in my sewing machine. Thanks so much for the chance to win.

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  183. Mmmm, I love that herringbone, so versatile and the colors are great. On my sewing machine at the moment is a rose-pink color from the bags I've been stitching up for my sister.

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  184. I had black on there, but I just switched it to white in preparation for my next sewing project (solstice jammies for my boy). scarletteandcinnamon(at)gmail(dot)com

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  185. Love this fabric! Easy question too... white. Generic white for me right now!

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  186. Love that fabric!
    I have black thread in my machine.

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  187. I have ecru currently in my sewing machine. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  188. Love it! I currently have a variegated purple on my machine. I bought it for one specific project with no hopes of using it for anything else so I was practicing some new to me free motion designs.

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  189. I'm so predictable. I only ever use white thread. It's a rare occasion that I use colored thread on anything. Haha!

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