Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Deck the Halls Blog Hop


Today I am happy to be taking part in the Deck the Halls Blog Hop at Ellison Lane Quilts.  You can hope over there to see my tutorial to make a personalized holiday dish towel and leave a comment here to win a $20 gift certificate from Zipit, one of my all-time favorite etsy stores, and the only place I buy zippers for all of my pouch projects!  I am currently stalking the postman waiting for my delivery of metal zippers!



Plus pop back over here in the next few days and I'll show you how to make an alternate version of this dish towel, for when you need a little gift really fast!

Here's the line-up for the Deck the Halls Blog Hope (make sure to comment every day to win great prizes!):

11/26: S.O.T.A.K. Handmade / Giveaway from Sew Me a Song
11/27: Live A Colorful Life / Giveaway from Zipit!
11/28: Petit Lyons /Giveaway from Zipit!
11/29: Little Bluebell / Giveaway from Mountain of the Dragon
12/4: Jednoiglec / Giveaway from Sew Fresh Fabric
12/5: Owen's Olivia / Giveaway from Sew Fresh Fabric

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Deck the Halls with Ellison Lane Quilts

144 comments:

  1. Lucky number one?! Love the dishtowel and I'd love to win the giveaway! :)

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  2. I've just started using Zipit and love them!

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  3. What a cute Christmas dish towel! Thanks for the tutorial and the chance!

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  4. Thanks for the tutorial. I also love Zipit!

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  5. Oh so lovely, might just have to make a few for teacher gifts! thanks so much for sharing

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  6. Thank you for the tutorial. The ruffled dish towel is adorable.

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  7. Thanks for the chance to win! really enjoyed the tutorial!

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  8. That is a lovely neighbor gift! Thanks!

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  9. Love the monogram on your dish towel - thanks for the tutorial and for the chance to win!

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  10. Love the dish towel! Great gift idea.

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  11. Cute tutorial, and I love her zippers!

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  12. Nice tutorial! Love the French seam.

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  13. Very pretty dish towel. Thanks for the tutorial and giveaway!

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  14. Very cute idea. I love Zipit. I would be over the moon to win this give away. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. Such a cute towel, and thanks for the great giveaway!

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  16. I saw your tutorial over at Jennifer's blog - very cute! Thanks for the chance to win! :)

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  17. A great gift giving idea, thank you so much :)
    Thank you for the chance!

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  18. What a great tutorial! Thank you for sharing!
    missysaprons@gmail.com

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  19. Your towel tutorial was great. thanks for sharing the cute towel with us and for the giveaway.

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  20. What an adorable dish towel! Thank you for the tutorial!

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  21. Thank you for a great tutorial! and a great giveaway!!

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  22. How delightfully clever! So glad I came for a visit.

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  23. Great tutorial! Definitely making some for coworkers and friends this season. Thanks!

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  24. How cute! And definitely semi quick for those last minute presents that always seem to pop up.

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  25. What a great idea! I will be making a few of these to give away for Christmas! Thanks!

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  26. I love zippers. Thanks for participating in the hop.

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  27. zipit zippers are the best! i love finding new blogs on hops like this - thanks!

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  28. Great gift idea and a wonderful tutorial.

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  29. I love Zipit too - I've ordered from Jennie for a while now!

    Sweet tea towel - it would be nice to have a little stash of them for last-minute gifting occasions :D

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  30. I love Zipit! And you can never have too many zippers.
    Love the Winterkist on the towel - so cute!

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  31. Cute towel! Thanks for the tutorial.

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  32. Very cute idea! Definitely a great gift! Thanks!

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  33. Thank you for putting this together! Blessings!

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  34. Great tutorial! Thanks for sharing!

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  35. Cute and easy. Thanks for the tutorial. Happy Holidays!

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  36. I'm enjoying the Deck the Halls hop. Your tut on the ruffled towel is a well done and is something quick and easy now that Christmas is so close. (Plus, we celebrate in early December so it's coming on fast around here!!)

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  37. Thanks so much for the awesome tutorial. I love the Winterkist!!!

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  38. Thanks for the tutorial. I love the polka dots with the ruffle.

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  39. this is a really cute gift idea! thanks for the tutorial!
    xoxo melzie
    melzie4boyz@aol.com

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  40. HI! NEAT TUTORIAL!
    THANKS FOR THE HINTS!
    NEAT GIVEAWAY TOO!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  41. Great hostess gift! And cute family. Thanks for the chance to get zippers.

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  42. What a great giveaway. I never have the right sized zipper, and they're difficult to purchase locally. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  43. Terrific giveaway, thanks!! I love doing dishtowels :)

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  44. I'm currently making some pouches for gifts and would love to win some zippers!! Thanks so much for a chance!

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  45. What a beautiful towel! Would dtess up any kitchen. Great tutorial at Ellison Lane.

    Thank you and Zipit for a great giveaway and a chance to win.

    usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

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  46. Cute dishtowel! Thanks for the tutorial and giveaway :)

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  47. Very cute! And who doesn't love fun zippers?

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  48. Thank you for the tutorial, its getting kind of boring use bar towels to clean up, I should make something to coordinate with the wall tile!

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  49. Cute towel tute. Thanks! Zipit is great thanks for the chance to win!

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  50. That's a lovely dishtowel! Am in need of some gift ideas at the moment! :)

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  51. Really great towel tutorial. And I love Zipit!

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  52. So cute! I've never made a ruffle before.

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  53. Lovely old-fashioned project made very modern - I would love one (so will be making one for myself for sure!!)

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  54. I love making these and now a fancy idea for a great xmas stocking stuffer for my 4 daughter n laws,, this yr I have 2 more........

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  55. I enjoyed your tutorial and have enjoyed finding new blogs on this blog hop.

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  56. Wonderful tutorial! This is just the thing to whip out for some quick gifts! Thanks for making my holiday projects a little easier!!!

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  57. The towel is darling...thanks for the tutorial.

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  58. Fab towel, Courtney. Thanks for the tutorial.

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  59. Such a cute, quick gift idea! Thanks!

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  60. This towel will make a great holiday party hostess gift.

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  61. Great towel. I just made a couple towels with multiple ruffles. This tutorial looks a less complicated. I will try it next time around.

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  62. Thanks for the tutorial, very cute :)

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  63. It was a wonderful tutorial. I love tutorials!! Love learning new things :) The towel is super cute too.

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  64. Love the tutorial. Thanks so much!

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  65. Great tutorial and beautiful towel.I love tutorials.Thanks for sharing!

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  66. Pretty dish towel. Iamalways looking for a gift that is different from what you see everywhere. Thanks for sharing.

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  67. What a fun tutorial and adorable towel...thanks for sharing :o)

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  68. Cute dishtowel, a sweet gift with matching potholders.

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  69. Nice gift idea! I need to go get the dish towels tomorrow! Thank you!

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  70. Thanks for the tutorial. Love the ruffles! soparkaveataoldotcom

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  71. Your dish towel is cute with the letter W - as you will see, that is a useful initial for me - MarciaW.

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  72. great tutorial, such a cute towel.

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  73. cute=thanks for the tutorial!

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  74. Love the tutorial I will have to give it a try. Christmas projects are so much fun. eatkin85@yahoo.com

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  75. thank you for the great tutorial... and thanks for the chance at the gift certificate

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  76. Very Cute holiday dish towel. Thanks!

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  77. Lovely towel. Would love to win the zipit certificate too!

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  78. Love your tutorials. Thanks for the giveaway

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  79. Cute dish towel!! Thanks for the tutorial and chance to win.

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  80. A pretty dish towel. Thank you for the tutorials.

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  81. Thanks for sharing your dish towel! I love Zipit!

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  82. What a great tutorial. I've never made one so now I know how and I agree, they do make cute little gifts!

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  83. Thanks for sharing the cute tutorial!

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  84. Very cute! Thanks for the tutorial! :)

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  87. Very cute...love the ruffle!

    pnconverse(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  88. I LOVE your tutorial! The grandmas in the family would really love these - they're the kind of people who like to "display" their pretty tea towels!

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  89. Thanks for sharing the fun tutorial! Love it!

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  90. What a fun gift idea that can be truly personalized with the colors and monogram. Thanks for a great tutorial!
    ellen(at)myerly(dot)net

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  91. Great gift idea--thanks for the tutorial!!

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  92. My daughter was just saying that she wanted some of those for her kitchen. Great timing. Thanks.

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  93. these are adorable. thanks for the tutorial

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  94. Thanks for the tutorial. So fun. I'd love to win the giveaway. Thanks!

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  95. Great idea and could be made "assembly-line" method for several quick cute gifts! Thanks!

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  96. I loved your towel tutorial. Easy and quick!

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  97. Courtney, this is darling! Great tutorial!

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  98. I love Zipit! I'm always making little zippered pouches for gifts and buy my zippers there. Thanks!

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  99. Super cute! I love the letter :) can't wait to see the other version as well

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  100. Your hand towel is so cute and cheery. Thanks much for sharing.

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  101. I've added your sweet towels to my must-do-now list!!
    I've got some linen that I'll try with your ruffles!...
    Thank you for the inspiration!
    Love your projects/ideas!!
    Pat T.
    in Michigan

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  102. Sweet towel and great tutorial ~ on my list of things to make!
    Thanks so much.

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  103. Great little hostess gift I'm thinking!
    lisamcgriff at hotmail dot com

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  104. Thanks for the tutorial, I love the ruffle! Might have to make a few this weekend for Christmas gifts!

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  105. Zipit is an amazing store!!! Love it! Thanks so much for the fun tutorial and the giveaway!

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  106. Thanks for sharing, very cute ruffle.

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  107. That is a great pattern for a Christmas present! Thanks!

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  108. Very cute! Thanks for the great tutorial! :)

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  109. Terrific idea for a present. Thanks for the chance to win some zips too :)

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  110. Now that is a great gift idea...thanks!

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  111. Your dish towel is so pretty. Makes me want to break out my embroidery machine.

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  112. Ooh, sign me up too please!

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  113. I haven't tried Zipit before. I want to make some pouches, though, so it's a good time to start.

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  114. I love zippers - you can never have enough!

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  115. very cute - I look forward to the quick and easy tutorial too! Thanks for the chance to win - I could have a lot of fun making pouches with some new zippers.

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  116. Cute tutorial! Thanks for the giveaway chance!

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  117. You can never have too many zippers!

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  118. Good website for you and zippers!!

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  119. I love the bright colored zippers to my (zipper flowers)

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  120. Love the dishtowel and thanks for the giveaway! i found it at One Stop Giveaway Shop)

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  121. Very cute towel! Thanks for a great giveaway too.

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