Thursday, August 18, 2011

Serving Up a Special Review *AND* a Giveaway! Now Closed!!



You can't rush good cookin', so I've heard . . .

We've planned, and worked, and seasoned it to perfection . . . we have a product review for all of you special Lily Pad Quilting friends!! (And a giveaway, too! I'm so excited!!!)
Ahem.

Now that I have your attention,
chant it with me . . . Flur-ree, flur-ree, flur-ree!

Yep, at the end of our review you will have a chance to win our great mystery product, and some Flurry by Kate Spain. I know, right?!



Hey! Not so fast, partner!  :)
Get back here and listen!


No fair scrolling to the bottom to see the prizes --- and you'll be happy that you read this, cos this is a neat problem solver for us quilters!

Have you ever been working on a project and had some batting that you had to trim off? Seriously, who hasn't had that happen?!

Sometimes you have large scraps, and other times they look like this:


I wanted to make a mug rug, so I pulled out these smaller scraps. But this is a great place to show you the new product I discovered!


Once upon a time, there was a long arm quilter named Jeanne who didn't like seeing all the batting that was trimmed away as she quilted her customers' projects. Jeanne had a large stack of batting from her projects, and when she worked with charitable groups, such as Quilts for Veterans, she saw it happen there, too. Some of the pieces were large, but they were odd sizes which were difficult to work with.

Well, I know I have had that happen --- and I bet you have, too. You have to try to put the batting together somehow . . . it doesn't like to stay together if you just lay the pieces side by side. You can use brute force and zigzag stitches to put the pieces together, but that usually leaves little bumps here and there, and is not too easy to needle through, if you hand quilt like me.


"Heat Press Batting Together" to the rescue!!!
If I had a trumpet, I'd blow it, because this is great stuff!

Watch how easy it is to use....


Uh, oh . . . what is that lurking beneath the ironing board? [duh-DUM! duh-DUM!]

OK, first you slide the roll out of the package . . .

There is a piece of plastic around the roll, to keep it nice and tight until you use it. Cut the wrapper very carefully.


"Whatcha doin' this outside for, huh? Slurp!"
Ah! No need to play ominous music. It's Kooshie, our very large puppy that came to visit and then realized she had found her forever home. We named her for the "Koosh" ball toys --- you remember those! Well, her fur is a lot like one! ;)

Heat Press Batting Together is very light and thin. It is soft and stretchy --- but don't be deceived! You'll see later in this tutorial that it is really strong.


Cut a length that will go across your pieces of batting, and lay the Heat Press rough side down on there . . .


Now, here is the important part:
Make sure your iron is set to the correct setting for your particular type of batting. The lady who created this product tested it and had other quilters (100 of 'em) test it, too.
  • Does your iron have a teflon-coated plate?
               Then you should try the low cotton setting.
  • Does your iron have a uncoated metal plate?
               Use the "synthetic" setting for polyester batting
               --- and a quick, up and down motion.
  • Are you using a mixed batting?
               Start with the "wool" setting.

I was using a cotton batting, so I tuned my iron to the low end of "wool".


By the way, has anybody noticed that gorgeous ironing board cover?
I can't take credit for it --- Elby made it for me! :)

NOTE: You should try a couple of pieces of scrap batting to make sure, OK?! Better safe than frustrated! ;)

Once the Heat Press is ironed on, you will be surprised at how strongly it holds --- and it's stretchy!! Just look!


Let me tell you, I REALLY pulled on this bond. It stretched, but held beautifully, and went right back into place when I let go.

I gathered up all of my pieces, and sandwiched the mugrug together.
Then, I tested it to see how it quilted . . .


Now --- to be completely honest . . . . . It's perfect! (Ha! All you pessimists in the audience thought it would be bad news, didn't you?) But I have to tell you --- I was pleasantly surprised. When I needled across the area where the Heat Press was, I couldn't tell it was there! No, honestly!

*** AND It didn't get my needle sticky, either! ***

Completing my mugrug was easy peasy --- here it is!


As a small business owner myself, I always want to help out other small businesses, and I want to spread the word! Ya'll really need to try out this product. It works *better* than one I tried that was made by a much larger company, it's reasonably priced, and available online with FREE shipping!

Do yourself a quilty favor, and check out their site! They have a video there, too, to help you get started.

Since you've been such patient peeps and sat still for the tutorial, now we can get down to that giveaway I mentioned --- woo! :D

Have ya seen the Flurry pre-cuts at the Fat Quarter Shop? Oh, I know you have . . . your screen probably has little nose prints on it from all your day-dreaming!

Well, here is your chance!

We will have two lucky winners of a Flurry charm pack, a roll of Heat Press Batting Together, and some Presencia threads!! Feast your eyes on this!


Now, I have a *special* prize for one lucky blogger who posts our giveaway on their blog . . .

Can you say "scrumptious"?


That blogger will win six fat eighths of Flurry, a roll of Heat Press, and yummy Presencia thread! How do I DO it?!  :D

I want to do something a little different this time!
  • For your first entry, leave us a comment about Heat Press Batting Together --- and of course, we hope you are a follower!
  • Next, go to their site, and leave them some comment love on their blog. That's your second chance. (Pay no attention to the spam she was hit with!)
    EDIT: Jeanne is having issues with spammers, so go to their contact us page and email your comment directly to her.  :)
  • Here's the fun . . . for your third chance, leave me a comment and tell me what song you think of as your "life song". It can describe you, your life, your dreams, whatever!
  • Lastly, if you blog and you post about this giveaway, you will be eligible for the *special* bloggers' prize up there!

A warm thank you to Jeanne at Heat Press Batting Together for sponsoring this giveaway! (hee, hee! I love puns!) We'll leave this one open till the 25th, and announce our THREE winners on the 26th!

Love,







P.S. If you order a roll from Jeanne, you can come back and leave me three comments that you did . . . haha! Three extra chances to win!!



UPDATE: Jeanne is having some difficulties with spammers, and she's trying to fix it, so please be patient and just email her at the contact us page!  :)

204 comments:

  1. I saw this on another blog and was so impressed! I will definitely be picking some up soon! It would make a great gift for my mom too!

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  2. Gave them some love. Looks like they needed it. All of their comments were spam about buying prescription drugs...weird!

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  3. I got some of this and have used it to bond up my batt pieces from mug matts to medium wallhangings. And like you said - it needles without problems.

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  4. The Heat Press looks awesome! I've been wondering what to do with all my batting scraps!

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  5. This product will certainly help us save all of those batting scraps! And that means -- more money for FABRIC!

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  6. What a great product! That is one of those things where you have a moment of "why didn't I think of that!"

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  7. Oh dear - they have a horrible problem with spam. I left a message on their blog.

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  8. I think my signature song is "Gulf Stream Highway!" I love Emilu Harris's version, and also Nancy Griffiths!

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  9. I am a follower and the Heat and Press would be perfect for working on my Bottled Rainbow blocks - I am using scraps and bonding them together would be way faster than stitching the batting together - and probably more secure. I'm also a follower :)

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  10. New York, New York - song by 'old blue eyes'

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  11. Michelle Lewis - Nowhere and Everywhere - at least when I was a little younger that was my song. Now probably Butterfly Kisses.

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  12. I'd love to try this product - I always have pieces of batting of every size, and I usually do just try to zig zag stitch, but no bump would be fantastic!

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  13. Right now, my song is "Marry Me" because, besides the whole part about saying hello in the cafe, it describes my life right now, and I'll finally be marrying him a year from now :)

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  14. I am a follower and this looks like a super product. Linda

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  15. I have left a comment on their blog.

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  16. and.... just in case you didn't hear me .... I ordered a roll xxxx

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  17. SOLD! I just ordered my roll of Heat Press. $8 seems like a great deal (with free shipping to boot). So I will chant with you -- Flur-ree, flur-ree, flur-ree!

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  18. This sounds too good to be true! What a great idea

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  19. I've been to their blog and left a comment but all the other comments were about buying drugs - what's going on???

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  20. My song is 'Ramble on' by Led Zeppelin

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  21. Blogged about it;
    http://peachrainbow.blogspot.com/2011/08/giveaway-at-lily-pad-quilting.html

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  22. Thanks for letting us know about this great product. I am a follower.

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  23. I would LOVE to try Heat and Press! I'm trying to be frugal (ok cheap) and would love to use up all the pieces of batting I have! Thanks for a chance!!ps... I am a follower too!

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  24. I ordered a roll. Their blog is just a bunch of spam comments so I didn't leave a comment.

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  25. Life song. Love It's a Wonderful World. Thanks again.

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  26. I love that this product is made in the US, and that it reduces waste! And I'm always a fan of free shipping =)

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  27. My life song is "I Hope You Dance" - it's what I want for my own kids.

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  28. Heat Press Batting Together looks like a great product. Thanks for the review!
    I am a regular follower of your wonderful blog. Thanks for the opportunity to enter your giveaway!

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  29. I have several pieces of batting left over from project that I just can't seem to make work for anything. Heat and Press looks like just what I need. Thanks for a chance at your giveaway.

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  30. No real life song comes to mind...how about my wedding song; Stuck on You by Lionel Richie. Thanks for another chance at your giveaway.

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  31. I'm a follower. I'm glad to see that I'm not the only one who holds on to those 4 x 3 scraps of batting. I was going to use them to stuff something, but this product gives me lots of other options. I'm a mug-rugger also.

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  32. My life song would be Crazy little thing called love :)

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  33. Ouuu, the stuff is a dream- i'd love to try it :)

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  34. A song... there are too many to mention- to me, during different phases in my life, different things hit me as being "mine". So I don't have one specific song, just a bunch that together make up me :)!

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  35. I'm excited by this as I keep lots of scraps of batting thinking I'll do SOMETHING with them. Now I can! Thanks.

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  36. I blogged about this give-away.

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  37. This seems to be a great product. I always have scraps of batting that I use for small pillows. With this product, I would be able to bond the scraps together to make larger pieces of batting.

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  38. I left a comment at Heat and Press under February 13, 2010. Hope this was the way to do it. I've been following your blog for a while now.

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  39. I think my song would be "Singin' in the Rain" as I live in the Pacific Northwest.

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  40. Thank you for sharing this product with us and I really love your lighthouse.

    I think that this Heat & Press is a great idea...I hate throwing scraps of anything away...I figure I might just use it. I appreciate the ease of use and would love to win some. Thank you for a chance.

    I follow your blog!

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  41. I left some love on her blog...I hope it was the right blog...there wasn't much on it. =(

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  42. The song that I want to exemplify my life is "Jesus, All for Jesus." All I am and have and ever hope to be...all of my ambitions, hopes and plans...that's my life...trying to please Him...imperfect as I am. =)

    Thank you for so many chances to win!

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  43. I blogged about your giveaway! Thank you again.
    http://amkreations.blogspot.com/2011/08/great-product-and-giveaway.html

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  44. This would be great to try, I zigzag now. Great giveaway!

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  45. I just bought some of this and am looking forward to trying it.

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  46. I don't listen to music so I don't have any songs.

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  47. I didnt see their blog-did they take it down due to all the spam?

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  48. I blogged about your giveaway.

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  49. I have so many scraps of batting, this Heat Press Batting Together looks like it might be super handy! Thanks for sharing!

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  50. I love the song by John Mellencamp Peaceful World. I love the meaning in it!

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  51. I added your giveaway to my blog http://gapquilter.blogspot.com/p/giveaways.html BTW I couldn't find Jeanne's blog.

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  52. I've been seeing this but nobody has really blogged about using it. I've ordered some - why not with free shipping!!! Thanks for the tute!

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  53. My song? The one that comes to mind and I sing often, is "I feel good" by James Brown. Love that song!

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  54. I don't really know any thing about batting but I do follow Okay!!!

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  55. I thanked her for having the giveaway.

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  56. Losing My Religion by R.E.M. because I love it and have no clue what is even means. Oh and the video makes even less sense.Let's sing it now shall we!!!!

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  57. Off to post it now but you better pick me because now I have a song stuck in my head. That was just a dream just a dream ...............

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  58. I have note previously heard of this... and I must try it! Thanks for sharing! I especially appreciate the fact that it helps us save-oholics use up the scraps we can't bear to throw away.

    And yes, I am a follower! thanks for the giveaway!

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  59. My favourite song is by Morrissey, called "Sing Your Life"... some of the lyrics go like this -

    "Sing your life, any fool can think of words that rhyme. Many others do, why don't you, do you want to?"

    I pretty much always sing... I'm not a good singer by any stretch, but that doesn't stop me!

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  60. I've heard great things about Heat Press Batting Together. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  61. Glorious Day by Casting Crowns is my life song.

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  62. I sent a nice email to Heat Press Batting Together. Just got my PC partly fixed, so didn't leave a comment amongst the spams.

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  63. I blogged about your great giveaway. Thanks!

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  64. I emailed Jeanne and thanked her for the giveaway.

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  65. I already follow your blog. My song is a hymn: In The Garden. Thanks for the lovely giveaway.

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  66. Heat Press looks like a good product... will keep it in mind! :)

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  67. Hmmm - why am I not seeing a place to leave comments at that site - I don't find the blog. Anyhoo, I sent them a little note on through the Contact Us link on their site. :)

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  68. Oh sorry - just saw your note about spammers, but guess I did the right thing after all... haha. My life song, hmmm... "Great is Thy Faithfullness". Don't know where I'd be or in what shape without the Lord!

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  69. I blogged about this nice giveaway here: http://quiltyascharged.blogspot.com/2011/08/giveaway-at-lily-pad-quilting.html

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  70. I am a new follower. What a time saver - always faster to press than stitch a seam.

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  71. The new gizmo looks cool. I'm a follower btw.

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  72. I am a follower of your blog and I actually have a roll of heat bond to try but about 15 days before I got it, I donated all my batting scraps to the Sheltered Workshop for some Christmas dealie they were doing. But soon, very soon the machine will be rip-stitching its way through another loverly quilt.

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  73. I sent a very loving email message to Jeanne over at Heat Bond. that spam if for the birds! :(

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  74. My life song is without a doubt "Margaritaville" Me and Jimmy go way back. The Keys is where I want to live out my days and I hope I can do that. But until then it is a visit every 2 or 3 years Fins up Jimmy~

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  75. This is my first time hearing this Heat Press, thank you for sharing it...

    I am following your blog!

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  76. I loves 'When you say nothing at all' by Ronan Keating..
    This is our wedding song too :)

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  77. I am a follower :-) Wow, the Heat press looks like a great product, will have to try it.

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  78. This is my first visit here... A VERY COOL Blog!
    Lots of great ideas and opportunities. I'm a follower. Thanks for all your hard work - it shows!
    Hugs from Mary
    PS - I'm a CA Girl, so love the Beach Boys

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  79. Heat Press sure beats zig-zagging pieces together!
    Hugs again,
    Mary

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  80. I really enjoyed the review and I've added Heat Press to my list of must haves.

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  81. My song at this close to the end of my life is "We Shall Behold Him." However, I did a post on that very thing. I'm thinking it was Dawn at The Pickle Dish that ask us to play along.

    http://billiebeesblog.blogspot.com/2011/08/my-life-in-song.html

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  82. I posted about your giveaway.

    http://billiebeesblog.blogspot.com/2011/08/heat-and-press-review-over-at-lily-pad.html

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  83. #1 New follower came via BilleBee. Wow, what can I say except now I don't have to waste all those smaller pieces or save them for little projects. Absolutely amazing!

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  84. #2- Went by and dropped her an Email. Great price, saved it to my favs so I can purchase later!

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  85. #3- My life song...Frank Sinatra's, 'My Way.' I have never been a follower of others and I haven't always taken the easy road, but I have gone through life my way and when I leave this earth, everyone will agree!

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  86. What a fantastic idea, I was wondering yesterday as I was cutting some batting if anything like this existed or would I have to stitch and hope! Now I know! thanks for sharing!
    I follow too

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  87. Thanks for the nice review ; it seams ( ! ) all of us who use batting NEED TO GET IT ! I am now following your blog !

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  88. I sent an email to Jeanne ;

    mickey76@mchsi.com

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  89. my life song would be ' Trust in Jesus ' by Third Day ; it just really describes how I feel and it makes me feel all mushy inside for Jesus !

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  90. I blogged about your fabuous giveaway !

    http://harleywife57slife.blogspot.com/2011/08/lily-pad-giveaway-review.html

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  91. I guess I will stop throwing those pieces of batting away and try this heat bond tape, thanks for sharing

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  92. I just added this giveaway to my blog page http://craizeecorner.blogspot.com/p/blog-friends-giveaways.html

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  93. I emailed them about their great product

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  94. I EMAILED JEANNE ABOUT THEIR GREAT PRODUCT!
    THANKS TO YOU+HER FOR SHARING!

    jldouglas@wispwesst.net

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  95. MY LIFE SONG WOULD BE "WERE IT NOT FOR GRACE"!
    THANKS SO FOR SHARING!

    jldouglas@wispwest.net

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  96. HAPPILY FOLLOWING YOU NOW FOR A WHILE!
    IT'S A GREAT PRODUCT I'VE HEARD, YET TO TRY SOME!
    THANKS FOR SHARING!

    jldouglas@wispwest.net

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  97. I've seen this product demonstrated on large batting pieces on another blog and thought why do I need this? I don't mind sewing two big pieces together to make a large enough piece of batting. After seeing your use of it, now I know I need it. It would be very helpful to use up all those little bits and pieces. Like you, I like to save my batting pieces and use them in potholders, mug rugs, placemats, etc. The tape would make it alot easier to use up all those batting pieces.

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  98. I like the review of this product - I had not heard about it before! thanks! on any size pieces is great! thanks!

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  99. my middle name is Grace and I always thought my song for life is Amazing Grace. thanks!

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  100. The Heat Press Tape would make easy work of all my little pieces I can't seem to throw away!

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  101. I sent a lovely email thanking them!

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  102. The hubs and I really don't have a song. I think I may have to find one!

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  103. Loved your tutorial. I will definitely get some and try it. I have always saved my scrap batting and made small projects from it, but I wanted a better way to connect the pieces. Thanks for that!

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  104. My song is probably Rocky Mountain High. I have always loved John Denver and it is the first thing that pops into my head when you asked.

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  105. I sent an e-mail to their contact e-mail telling them this is such a great product.

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  106. I did buy a roll, and can't wait to try it! :)

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  107. I've been wanting to try these new products made for piecing my batting scraps together. So glad to see your post because now I know it will be a product I can really use! THanks!!

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  108. I am going to feature your giveaway on our blog. Neat that you are offering a seperate offer for our blogging friends. :-)
    www.sewhowsthis.blogspot.com

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  109. Picking a song is hard. I love music and so many "strike a chord" as the saying goes. :-) Hope you'll accept this entry without one song listed. But now you've got my head spinning... LOL and singing!! :-)

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  110. I ordered a roll. Can't wait to try it!

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  111. There's a special roll on it's way to me!! Reasonably priced. Can't wait to try.

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  112. I ordered. Thanks for giving those of us who try the product some bonus chances to win!!

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  113. I emailed Jeanne. Thanks to both of you. Your product review influenced my decision. And her reasonable prices prompted my purchase!! Cool Product!! Thanks again.
    Quiltpecan ... www.sewhowsthis.blogspot.com

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  114. I have a very large pile of bits and pieces of batting, both large and small. Great to have someone check it out and give a review. Thanks for the chance to win!! I think I might need this!

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  115. I have a bin of batting pieces
    I would love to use them but, my kitty thinks the bin is her napping place.
    But,I could really use a roll for my soon to be made batting scraps

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  116. With the cost of batting it is so nice to see a product that will help to use up all those leftover pieces. Thanks for the review. I follow via your feed.
    cwayons(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  117. I had heard of a product like the heat bond on a podcast but didn't remember the name. Would love to win!

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  118. This product is a FABULOUS idea! So much quicker than sewing chunks together (which is what I have done - no fun!)
    I'm also a follower here!
    maryjowyse(at)yahoo.com

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  119. I'm happy to see this product come out. I've hand sewn batting together before and I still have more scraps left. This product will make my life alot easier. I am a follower. Thanks for the giveaway and a chance to win.

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  120. I went to their site, Heat Press Batting Together and sent them an email. This product will make life easier for alot of people. I also became a new follower.

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  121. Wow... I've never really thought of a song for my life. Now that I'm older I guess I'll say "The Dance". I'm a follower of yours. I wish I was a blogger! lol. What a great idea and a gift package. Thank you for the giveaways and a chance to win.

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  122. Someone recently told me about Heat Press Batting Together; I know I'd put this to good use. In the past I've butted battings together, slowly stitched and then wondered if my stitching would hold together. This sounds like a wonderful product. Thanks very much. p.s. I'm already a follower.

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  123. My song? Well, I love to listen to many kinds of music but I've never been good at remembering lyrics. When I put on Bach's Brandenburg Concerti, I always feel good; it can relax me or give me energy. Thanks for this lovely giveaway.

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  124. I have been using scraps of batting forever, sewing them together to make usable pieces. This definitely looks like an easier way to go. I will have to get me some of that Heat Press Batting Together. Oh and I have become a follower.

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  125. I sent Jeanne an e-mail telling her I think her product looks fabulous.

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  126. I don't really have a life song - or at least it changes with my mood. Today it is "Hot Town, Summer in the City" We have not had a hot summer at all and I'm trying to pretend that it is nice out.

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  127. I think I will love the heat press tape. I've hand sewn too many little pieces because as you said, you just hate to throw any batting away. Thanks for the tutorial and the giveaway.

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  128. I don't have a life song, I have musicals. Every so often I try to plan my funeral ( does this sound morbid enough?!) mostly because I want my favorite music played. Unfortunately after about 15 numbers I decide I'll have to have a concert instead! Les Mis, Mary Poppins, the show not the movie, Wicked, Secret Garden. I don't know how anyone can have just one song, life's too varied. At least I can't.

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  129. What a great product. So much easier than trying to hold 2 pieces of batting together and feeding thru' the sewing machine at the same time. I am a follower!! Thanks for the chance.

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  130. Oh my gosh, I am so happy that you keep your giveaway's open a long time because I am very slow to blog reading, especially during the weekends during a big pet show. You have a dog and didn't enter him? What??? Ok, I guess cat's counted too.

    Now, on to this post.I am supposed to be commenting about this Heat Press stuff. If you could only see the pile of batting in my basement. All different sizes. Let me at it!!

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  131. My life song would be "I will Survive" by Gloria Gaynor. No matter what life or the quilting police throw at me - I will Survive. Thanks for the chance.

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  132. My life song has completely changed over the years. I actually have completely stopped listening to music. I don't do tv either. With all these noisy boys and a husband that sings at the top of his lungs when he picks up his guitar and turns the tv up really loud I just like...silent. Does this count?? Pure. Silence.

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  133. I sent Jeanne a comment on how great I think her product is!! Thanks for the chance.

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  134. I included your giveaway in my blog on Monday:
    http://straystitches1.blogspot.com/2011/08/using-go-cutter-for-applique.html

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  135. I think Heat press batting together looks like a great idea. I'm too frugal to throw those pieces away but have never figured out a good way to use them. I am a new follower of your blog

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  136. My life song is I Hope You Dance. It pretty much sums everything up perfectly. My son and I danced to it at his wedding and I have given my kids and hubby copies of it.

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  137. I have actually tried this product, and I agree it is fabulous. It makes a smooth bond and there's no trouble sewing through it. I am so glad I can use up those smaller batting pieces!

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  138. Life song, hmm, I've never really thought about it. My dad had one, though -- Frank Sinatra's "My Way!"

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  139. You have me as a new follower. I have never used Heat Press or anything like it, but I like your show and tell, and it certainly looks worth a try. Thank you for the neat giveaway.

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  140. I sent an email to Heat Press.

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  141. When I was younger I had many "life" songs, but now I don't. I like listening to happy music, and have a real affection for songs from the Disney classics.

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  142. this does look fabulous! i was just thinking i had a lot of useless piles and wondering why i saved them- this is why!

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  143. should i mention i left a comment (er, sent an email) to Jeanne here? if not, my apologies.

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  144. my life song! this may just be because i have a toddler and it is on my brain, but i am thinking itsy bitsy spider- just taking life in stride and advantage of good weather when it comes!

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  145. Yes I'm a follower. I needed some of that Heat Press Batting together, I was just zig zagging batting together today for a table runner.

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  146. Did the Flintstones have a theme song? If so that my song.

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  147. This looks like the coolest product ever and I will definitely be adding some of this to my stash. I've never seen it before, but it will sure come in handy since I don't throw away my batting scraps. Heck I don't throw away ANY scraps! LOL

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  148. I am one of your followers. :)

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  149. I put a link to your giveaway on my blog. :) Thank you for the chance to win some of this awesomeness!

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  150. Also bloged about your giveaway.

    ivegonequilting.blogspot.com

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  151. I sent them a nice email about their product. :)

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  152. Well look at that! This is something I will definitely have to try in the future - thanks for informing us about it :)

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  153. Of course I'm your follower! Heat Press Batting Together looks wonderful. I "neeeed" some! Thanks for the chance to win a great giveaway!

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  154. I am a follower and I love the idea of saving money and batting :) How do I know what kind of iron I have though? (sorry... dumb here LOL)

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  155. I emailed my love from caitlindevlin@hotmail.com :)

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  156. My song would be 500 Miles by The Proclaimers... I think love like that would be unbelievably wonderful...

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  157. Thanks for introducing us to this product. It looks easy to use and the price is good. I'm a follower.

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  158. I emailed a comment to Jeanne. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  159. I never really thought of a life song. How about "Don't Worry Be Happy" by Bob Marley.

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  160. Thanks for the giveaway! I'll email a comment to Jeanne.

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  161. What a neat idea to save pieces of batting. I'm a glass artist and wannabe quilter, so this great giveaway could spur me on to great things!

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  162. This is a great idea! I am so glad I saved all those scraps my machine quilter sent home with me.

    I'm one of your followers. Thanks for the giveaway.

    wordygirl at earthlink dot net

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  163. I sent Jeanne an email. I hope all the compliments outweigh the huge annoyance of the technical difficulties. ;)

    wordygirl at earthlink dot net

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  164. Have you heard "This Moment", by Victoria Williams? I think it is the perfect life song. I heard it at a sad, sad time and it fit, and in happy times it has also fit. Another choice would be "Holding On" by Cherie Call.

    wordygirl at earthlink dot net

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  165. the heat press batting together looks like a fabulous item,what a great idea and thankyou for a chance to win these lovely prizes.

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  166. I just blogged about your giveaway.

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  167. Omg, how can I live without THIS now? hahah
    Of course I'm a follower already! :)
    Lovely blog, lovely give away, thank you very much for this opportunity!

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  168. Just drop Jeanne an email too!

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  169. Hm.. a song for my life, a song that really touches me...
    La vie en rose - Edith Piaf. I can listen this song everyday, every time, it means a lot to me, how you can see the life with pink color lenses, how you can make your life better every second when you think in something beautiful and good. :)

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  170. And I don't know if my side bar counts, but this givaway is there, on my blog!

    http://wishmade.blogspot.com/

    And this is my email:
    rachelwishmade@gmail.com

    Follower name:
    Rachel Berault


    Thank you again, dear, for this awesome give away :)

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  171. I definitely want to give this a try - we do so many charity quilts that we save every scrap of batting, and usually zigzag it together- I hope this stuff is cost-effective - it would be much easier!

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  172. And my lifesong? Lifesong by Casting Crowns!

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  173. I am a new follower.
    I have a couple of fav songs- " One Day I'll Fly Away", and " Remember When"- love them both. :)

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  174. I have sent Jeanne an email. Fabulous product, and thanks for the chance to win. :)

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  175. I enjoyed all your instructions on using the heat press, and I'd love to win. Yes, i'm a follower.

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  176. I left a comment love email over at their site.

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  177. My song that I sing just about every time I'm alone in the car is Dear Lord I'll Be a Witness (...If You will Help my Weakness). I wouldn't want to tackle any song with someone listening!

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  178. Heat Press Batting Together is a great idea, I usually zigzag them together but I need to get me some of this.

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  179. I sent them an email expressing my interest in their Heat Press Batting Together.

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  180. I blogged about the giveaway and am going to tweet and facebook about it also.
    http://meylah.com/quilterstouch/great-giveaway-at-lily-pad-quilting-blog

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  181. Wow, I learned that one roll of "Heat Press Batting Together" contains 10 yards, which is enough to complete additions to three large quilts.

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  182. I sent an email to Jeanne and thanked her for offering her product as a giveaway.

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  183. My song is "Fields of Gold" by Sting. Though I am not certain, I truly believe Sting based this song on the story of Ruth and Boaz. In some ways, this song, my all-time favorite, also reflects my life with my soul mate.

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  184. I have been thinking about trying this product. After reading your review, I went over and ordered a roll. I love the fact there is no shipping charge.

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  185. I just ordered a roll and can't wait to try it.

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