Contest Closed – Book giveaway for Nancy Halvorsen’s Jingle All The Way

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This contest is now closed.  To find out who won, click here: WINNERS
Enter to win a copy of Nancy Halvorsen’s new book Jingle All the Way.

I absolutely adore Christmas time and have a real weakness for Christmas decorations. If you love the Christmas season, this book is a must have. Nancy has some inventive new decorating ideas in her new book such as a decorative fireplace, peppermint garlands, and ornament shaped wall hangings. There are also great gifts such as gift tags, gift card holders, bags, and pillows. Her stuff is so cute I can hardly stand it! Be sure to check in with the Gifty Galore group on Quilt With Us to see some of these projects sewn up. Join now and you will have some great holiday gift ideas, plus friends to help pass the time while you sew them up!

There are going to be 3 lucky people who will win this adorable book. All of the Connecting Threads employees are really sad they can’t enter! For a chance to win, comment below and let us know what your favorite type of Christmas projects are. Giveaway ends at 11:59 PST, on June 19th. The winners will be selected randomly and announced a couple of days later.

If you don’t win but would still like a copy of the book, you can get it from our site here: Jingle All the Way
(Psst – books are 40% off right now! Takes a little of the sting of not winning out.)

RULES: No purchase necessary.  Must have a US mailing address.  One entry per person.  Must provide a valid email address so that we can contact you if you win.

158 responses to “Contest Closed – Book giveaway for Nancy Halvorsen’s Jingle All The Way”

  1. Jess Says:
    06/13/2011 7:21 am

    Thanks for the cahnce to win! I lvoe things that make good gifts, as I am always looking new, unique, homemade gifts I can make. Thanks!

  2. patricia Says:
    06/13/2011 7:49 am

    This year I am going to be making scarves for my friends and family and a tree skirt for one of my best friends.

  3. Barb Setterdahl Says:
    06/13/2011 7:58 am

    I love to give handmade gifts @ Christmas time. Pillows & wallhangings are some of my favs. I hope I am using ‘my prize’ to make some soon. lol

  4. Connie White Says:
    06/13/2011 8:00 am

    I love to make Christmas things and would really enjoy the addition of this book to my collection. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  5. Dee Says:
    06/13/2011 8:10 am

    My favorite Christmas projects are the ones I can use as gifts. And Nancy also has some clever ideas for them in her books.

  6. Traci Says:
    06/13/2011 8:13 am

    Would LOVE to win this, what a cutie-patottie book! Love her stuff.

  7. Ruth B Says:
    06/13/2011 8:30 am

    My favorite Christmas projects are gifts for my grandchildren. They love all things quilty so it is fun to sew for them! I tried following your links on this post and every link sent me to Barnes & Noble. Anyone else have this happen?

  8. ginger Says:
    06/13/2011 8:33 am

    My favorite Christmas projects are Nancy Halvorsen ones!!! I have three of her books but don’t have this one yet. I would love to win it!

  9. Cat Lady Says:
    06/13/2011 8:37 am

    I like to make gifts that are fast, easy and fun to make, especially if I will be making multiples of the same gift. I really like Nancy Halvorson’s designs. Would love to be a winner.

  10. chrissie wunderlich Says:
    06/13/2011 8:49 am

    thanks for the chance to win. looks like another great book from nancy halverson. i love her stuff!

  11. Boo Says:
    06/13/2011 8:49 am

    Love love love the Nancy Halverson Christmas ideas. I have made many of her patterns as gifts in years past, so if I win, that will be true again this year. One year made everyone the Santa and Reindeer potholders. Have to admit they were a big hit.

  12. Linda Christianson Says:
    06/13/2011 8:50 am

    I just love making Christmas quilts and gifts. The pillows are so cute in “Jungle All The Way”. I am ready to get started for Christmas.

  13. Jill Says:
    06/13/2011 8:57 am

    I pretty much love any kind of Christmas project. I decorate different areas of the house with different themes, everything from elegant to whimsical. I love Nancy’s holiday books and would love to own this one. Thanks for the chance!

  14. Regina Says:
    06/13/2011 9:18 am

    I love little things – more stocking stuffer/office mate gifts that work up quickly and that I can make “one for each” easily, and yet still make them personal.

  15. Donna Sykes Says:
    06/13/2011 9:19 am

    Christmastime is my favorite time! I love to make ornaments, as well as tablerunners and quilts. I am currently designing a Christmas wall hanging which I hope to complete for the 2011 season. This holiday book looks like a keeper. I hope I win!!!!

  16. Heather Hickling Says:
    06/13/2011 9:30 am

    I love to make Christmas items – decorative or purposeful. Most of the items I make are given to family. Nancy is one of my very favorite designers and I would love this book.

  17. Trudy Lindemann Says:
    06/13/2011 10:21 am

    What a great giveaway! I love her books. I’d say table runners and potholders or mini wallhangings are my favorite gifts to make.

  18. kelly O. Says:
    06/13/2011 10:55 am

    i just hate making tree skirts (such a fuss) but i love a new handmade tree skirt so I guess they’re my favourite and my most hated :)

  19. Nancy G Says:
    06/13/2011 11:41 am

    I love making home made gifts for Christmas. With July
    just around the corner – I am ready to start my sewing
    for the holidays. Thank you for the chance of receiving
    a copy of Nancy’s new book.

  20. Joan H Says:
    06/13/2011 12:19 pm

    I love getting and giving handmade gifts. It would be great to win this book and get an early start on my Christmas projects.

  21. dana schardein Says:
    06/13/2011 1:06 pm

    I have them all except this one! Yea!

  22. Tina S. Says:
    06/13/2011 1:07 pm

    I love to sew Christmas gifts for people, and then monogram them if it is possible! I like the feeling of personally thinking of each person and giving them a piece of myself! :)

  23. Heather Buchanan Says:
    06/13/2011 1:08 pm

    I love making quilted gift bags to give gifts in, sometimes filled with more quilted and home-made goodies, sometimes baked goods.

  24. Marlene Chasteen Says:
    06/13/2011 1:08 pm

    I love to either make counted cross-stitch or paper pieced ornaments.

  25. chastity burton Says:
    06/13/2011 1:08 pm

    I love to do crossstitch ornaments, the early years of my marriage we didnt have a lot of money and I made all of them. My daughter who is only 15 doesnt seem to appreciate them at this point and tries to not put them on the tree, but I find them and add them. She has taken after me in the area of crafting and does her own bead ornaments! I also like to make Christmas cards! Thank you for the opportunity.

  26. Nancy H Says:
    06/13/2011 1:08 pm

    I do like this designer’s work…and have purchase sew many of her publications….it would be a thrill to win one for a change…thanks for the chance!

  27. Charlotte H. Says:
    06/13/2011 1:10 pm

    I love to make anything homemade. Embroidered or just sewn. Thanks for the chance to win this book.

  28. Becky Weimer Says:
    06/13/2011 1:10 pm

    Now is the time to start making gifts for Christmas!! Love Nancy Halvorsen’s books!! My favorite gifts are things that people can use rather than have sit around, like jewelry travel bags and book covers. :D

  29. Lois H. Says:
    06/13/2011 1:10 pm

    I make Christmas gifts through out the year. I have made tree skirts, quilts and ornaments for gifts. I really don’t have a favorite except maybe the one I am currently working on.
    Thanks for the give away!

  30. barbara blair Says:
    06/13/2011 1:11 pm

    Last year I made totes for everyone. Maybe I can get some new ideas from this book if I win!

  31. grapenutquilter Says:
    06/13/2011 1:13 pm

    Oh…looks like allot of great ideas! With Nancy’s book, it won’t be hard to sew up a magical Christmas!

  32. joy stadt Says:
    06/13/2011 1:13 pm

    I have many of Nancy’s books ….. hard to paick a favorite thing, but her tea towel designs are delightful … and EVERYONE loves to get them as a gift …. especially with a loaf of homemade banana bread wrapped inside !

  33. Connie P. Says:
    06/13/2011 1:16 pm

    My favorite Christmas projects are the quick ones that can be whipped up in a dash between the cooking and company preparations. They satisfy my need to be creative and give me a break from the chaos but don’t load me up with guilt for ignoring my other “have to get dones”.

  34. Heidi Says:
    06/13/2011 1:18 pm

    I love making handmade gifts for friends / family. What a wonderful book !! :)

  35. Rosalie Says:
    06/13/2011 1:22 pm

    I’ve made a variety of Christmas gifts — everything from small lap quilts and tote bags to table runners and tree ornaments. I also love to do “goodie” plates, embroidered towels and crocheted items. My favorite are probably the small lap quilts

  36. Ruth Spaniel Says:
    06/13/2011 1:23 pm

    I like projects for something the person I’m making a gift for can really use, not just put on a shelf and look at it.

  37. Deborah R Says:
    06/13/2011 1:29 pm

    I love making Christmas decorations, all of the ornaments on my tree are handmade…lace, beads, quilted, embroidered, all kinds! this would be a great addition to my library and just in time to start making things for Christmas!

  38. Elisa Says:
    06/13/2011 1:30 pm

    I LOVE Cgtistmas embroidery. Nancy is fabulous for that! thank you for the giveaway!

  39. Robin Nalepa Says:
    06/13/2011 1:32 pm

    I love Nancy Halverson’s ideas! Thanks for the chance to win!
    My favorite Christmas projects are those that are fast enough to make several as gifts!

  40. Becky Kohn Says:
    06/13/2011 1:37 pm

    Love country and primitive Christmas decorating. This book looks fantastic and would love to win it.

  41. ellen k Says:
    06/13/2011 1:38 pm

    Ohh, I love her stuff, especiallyquick items. I have 2 of her advent panels.

  42. Sue Says:
    06/13/2011 1:38 pm

    This looks like a fun book to have! I usually give the same gift to a number of people, so I like projects that are fast.

  43. Carrie Says:
    06/13/2011 1:38 pm

    I also love to make things that can be used as gifts, especially in multiples for the kids’ teachers.

  44. sunshine randall Says:
    06/13/2011 1:39 pm

    I always try to give each of our kids and gkids one handmade (by me) gift each Christmas, along with handmade ornaments for the gkids. Really need some more/new ideas.

  45. Carolyn Howland Says:
    06/13/2011 1:39 pm

    I love Christmas, and am thrilled when I can start making gifts early. I think that winning this book would give me a upstart on my gifts.

  46. Fredricka Brown Says:
    06/13/2011 1:42 pm

    I like to make gifts.

  47. Susan Says:
    06/13/2011 1:42 pm

    I love to make wallhangings, especially Christimas ones! I also love to make personalized embroidery gifts too. Thanks for the chance to win this book, I have most of Nancy’s books too!

  48. Callie Sugg Says:
    06/13/2011 1:47 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win!! I love the Art to Heart Books!! They have wonderful ideas for gifts and decorating.

  49. Amy Hartig Says:
    06/13/2011 1:49 pm

    I love stockings!

  50. Sherri Says:
    06/13/2011 1:57 pm

    I absolutely love anything Christmas. Thanks for the opportunity to enter to win.

  51. Katie Says:
    06/13/2011 2:02 pm

    Love Christmas projects: home dec, gifts, charity auction items, you name it

  52. Leslie Ziminsky Says:
    06/13/2011 2:03 pm

    I love to give custom made presents!

  53. Carol Vickers Says:
    06/13/2011 2:04 pm

    I love all Nancy’s book….so many wonderful whimsical projects. My favorites are probably wall hangings and towles and potholders for my kitchen.

  54. Jan Hartwig Says:
    06/13/2011 2:07 pm

    My favorite things are to make little ornaments for my friends at Christmas. Thank you for the chance to win this book!

  55. Inez Mobley Says:
    06/13/2011 2:12 pm

    I totally enjoy giving homemade gifts to families and friends and Christmas. I like to do quilted wallhangings and special ornaments. Thank you for the chance to enter! My address is 10504 160th CT NE Redmond, WA 98052

  56. Leeann Moses Says:
    06/13/2011 2:12 pm

    I love Christmas ! I love Nancy’s design and well I really love Connecting Threads. You make quilting affordable and so much fun. Thank you :-)

  57. Mary Glynn Lambert Says:
    06/13/2011 2:13 pm

    I have always LOVED Nancy’s Christmas ideas! My favorite ones are the country-looking things. Thanks so much for giving me a chance to win this wonderful book.

  58. Judith Torphy Says:
    06/13/2011 2:32 pm

    This book has many items in it that I would enjoy making for my favorite time of year. I would be like a christmas present to myself to win this. Thank your for the opportunity to do so

  59. elizabeth Says:
    06/13/2011 2:38 pm

    Since I didn’t get hooked on Quilting until last November, I only had time to make two quilts for Christmas presents…this year, I am starting early and am going to make everyone on my list something…a lap quilt…table runner, table topper, totebag, placemats….something….anything…I’ve already got a big pile of presents done….but would love new ideas!!!

  60. Cindy Says:
    06/13/2011 2:39 pm

    I love making quick easy gifts because I make lots of them!

  61. Sylvia Wheeler Says:
    06/13/2011 2:41 pm

    I love making things for other people at Christmas. I am always looking for ideas for wall hangings, lap quilts, ornaments and anything else that would make a great gift.

  62. Cheryll Reiter Says:
    06/13/2011 2:42 pm

    My favorites are little handy things that I can give away as gifts. I LOVE homemade gifts!

  63. Mimi Says:
    06/13/2011 2:42 pm

    I love making table runners! So many wonderful fabrics to chose from!

  64. Janetpbj Says:
    06/13/2011 2:45 pm

    I enjoy making quick and easy gifts for everybody on my list!

  65. Robin Fish Says:
    06/13/2011 2:52 pm

    I enjoy making christmas stockings. I also like to make anything Christmas, I like the colors!

  66. Joyce Amacher Says:
    06/13/2011 2:53 pm

    Jingle all the Way looks absolutely great – many mamy projects that I would love to make!!! Little sewing projects – of most any kind – are my favorite Christmas gifts to make. I pride myself in making most of my gifts.

  67. Sara Says:
    06/13/2011 2:56 pm

    Thanks for the contest, especially sice i’ve already placed my book order!

  68. Jennifer Alestock Says:
    06/13/2011 3:02 pm

    I have used two other Nancy Halvorsen books and both have made wonderful gifts for friends and family. The best if the snowman table runner… perfect for the entire winter season!

  69. Gayle L. Says:
    06/13/2011 3:11 pm

    I just love to make gifts that the recipient will love and use. I am making doll clothes for my DGGDs and apron and dish towels for my DGDs and my DD. I would sew love to get this book and see what Nancy has in store for me to make.

  70. Penny Baxter Says:
    06/13/2011 3:11 pm

    I love making tree skirts, stockings, and table toppers for the holidays. I have four little granddaughters now, so I need to get busy and make some more decorations. The older the girls get, the more I want to decorate for the holidays! FUN TIMES!!!

  71. Donna S. Says:
    06/13/2011 3:16 pm

    I love to make gifts for Christmas. Especially enjoy making stockings. Thanks for offering this chance to win a new Nancy book.

  72. Cindy Says:
    06/13/2011 3:24 pm

    Hello all at CT. I love making quilts for my loved ones. Thanks for entering me for a chance at this lovely book.

  73. Ellen Olson-Sax Says:
    06/13/2011 3:24 pm

    I like making ornaments for my gang —- used to make them pj’s when they were little :-)

  74. tamie powell Says:
    06/13/2011 3:28 pm

    OH, I just adore Nancy’s Art to Heart books, so much so I own all of them:) An dI gotta get my hands on this one too! And Christmas is on the way!!!!!!

  75. MaryAnn Perry Says:
    06/13/2011 3:33 pm

    My husband is a Santa…needless to say we love Christmas. We really decorate and I make all my gifts. I quilt tree skirts, stockings, ornaments and pillows. I would love to win this book. Thanks for the chance. :)

  76. Fran Says:
    06/13/2011 3:38 pm

    I’ve been thinking of doing a tree skirt or two for gifts this year. I haven’t done any in years and the fabrics are getting cuter and cuter!!

  77. Kyla Says:
    06/13/2011 3:40 pm

    I ADORE Art to Heart and Nancy’s designs. Love her whimsical ideas . . . they all just make me SMILE!

  78. Karen Says:
    06/13/2011 3:42 pm

    I love Nancy Halvorson’s books and fabric. Hope I win.

  79. Barbara Says:
    06/13/2011 3:43 pm

    I love to make gifts for friends and am always looking for new ideas.

  80. Vickie Streich Says:
    06/13/2011 3:43 pm

    I love to make Christmas gifts and Nancy Halvorson’s books/patterns are my absolute favorites! I really enjoy giving table runners as gifts and her patterns are always adorable!

  81. Sheila Millar Says:
    06/13/2011 3:45 pm

    I hope I can win this book I love Christmas and making gifts for my family and friends. I’ve got my fingers crossed.

  82. Kate Says:
    06/13/2011 3:46 pm

    I absolutely adore Christmas too!
    I participate in holiday craft shows and so I am ALWAYS looking for something new, novel and manageable!
    Bring it on!

  83. Patricia Szymanski Says:
    06/13/2011 3:51 pm

    I make a unique gift for each of my friends for Christmas by making notes of their favorite colors, what they tend to wear, the style of their homes, etc. Favorites have been my quited jackets. It sure keeps me busy throughout the year! Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway!!!

  84. Nan MacArthur Says:
    06/13/2011 4:02 pm

    As I am getting older and less mobile I prefer to make quick gifts for my grandchildren. This book would sure help me for ideas and maybe ”how-to’s” to make some gifts!

  85. Cindy Lambert Says:
    06/13/2011 4:08 pm

    I love to make festive quilted table toppers and holiday quilted wallhangings.

  86. Debbie Jewell Says:
    06/13/2011 4:10 pm

    I love doing all kids of crafty Christmas gifts. Thanks Connecting Threads for a chance to win this book!

  87. Teresa Says:
    06/13/2011 4:20 pm

    I have never made many Christmas items but would love to learn to make small items to decorate my home or use for gifts. I hope I win!!!!

  88. Cindy McDowall Says:
    06/13/2011 4:23 pm

    Thank you for the chance at winning the book. My favorite Christmas projects are small quilts like wall hangings or table runners.

  89. Sue Goodin Says:
    06/13/2011 4:45 pm

    I love making wallhangings, tablerunners, ornaments to give away….. But this year I’m going to make myself a Christmas quilt.

  90. Lolly Challice Says:
    06/13/2011 4:45 pm

    I like anything to do with Christmas, my daughter says I make too much, I don’t really care. I do like Nancy Halvorsen’s books, I have some

  91. Roanne Says:
    06/13/2011 4:59 pm

    Love all of Nancy Halvorsen’s books and fabrics! Thanks for a chance to win this book. I like to make little gifts for friends and family, and Nancy’s projects are great for that. Have my fingers crossed on this one!

  92. Wendy Richardson Says:
    06/13/2011 5:07 pm

    Thanks for the opportunity to win. Love Nancy Halvoren’s books, have several already.

  93. Debby Says:
    06/13/2011 5:14 pm

    I love all things Nancy Halvorsen…her Christmas book would be an awesome addition to my collection!

  94. Pam Says:
    06/13/2011 5:31 pm

    ? all things Nancy Halvorsen! Favorite things to create for Christmas are things that can be worn or used whenever and wherever you are: purses, lapel pins, hats, tote bags, book covers etc.

  95. Roseann Says:
    06/13/2011 5:38 pm

    Would love to win Nancy’s book. Thanks.

  96. Laura Says:
    06/13/2011 5:44 pm

    I like making Christmas wallhangings and quilts to give to all the special people on my Christmas list.

  97. Kathy Raabe Says:
    06/13/2011 6:00 pm

    I love Nancy Halvorson’s books and would like to win this one. My favorite Christmas gifts for giving are sequin trimmed stockings, quilts, wallhangings, and napkins for hostesses. Christmas is my favorite holiday. Thank you.

  98. Ginger Says:
    06/13/2011 6:16 pm

    My favorite type of Christmas projects are the fast and easy type. Come Christmas time I have more to do than I have time for. :-)

  99. Carla Says:
    06/13/2011 6:27 pm

    I love the peppermint garland. It would look great on the banister at my sister’s house. Her kids would love that.

  100. Char Says:
    06/13/2011 6:36 pm

    I love quick and easy gifts that can be given to anyone who pops in. As much as I would love to make quilts for all my family for Christmas, there just aren’t enough minutes in the day .

  101. Kim Says:
    06/13/2011 7:18 pm

    I love to make handmade gifts for the girls in my family at Xmas time! Wallhangings, table toppers, bags/purses, etc.

  102. Debbie St.Germain Says:
    06/13/2011 8:01 pm

    I love to make everything when it comes to christmas.
    I got Nancy’s other book and love her designs. I like to make gifts for others, so smaller projects are great for gift items.

  103. Debbie St.Germain Says:
    06/13/2011 8:01 pm

    I love to make everything when it comes to christmas.
    I got Nancy’s other book and love her designs. I like to make gifts for others, so smaller projects are great for gift items.

  104. Debbie St.Germain Says:
    06/13/2011 8:01 pm

    I love to make everything when it comes to christmas.
    I got Nancy’s other book and love her designs. I like to make gifts for others, so smaller projects are great for gift items.

  105. sylvia Says:
    06/13/2011 8:17 pm

    I don’t really have a favorite Christmas project, but this year I am excited to make reusable fabric gift bags after getting some cute Christmas fat quarters on sale. It will be better-looking packaging AND eco-friendly!

  106. Jenn Says:
    06/13/2011 8:25 pm

    I love making homemade gifts to give out. I love to make ornaments, especially angels.

  107. Nancy OBrien Says:
    06/13/2011 8:55 pm

    I love to make little ornaments and tie them on with the bow

  108. Jennifer Pierce Says:
    06/13/2011 8:58 pm

    I love to win things, but I really love to give placemats with coordinating coasters as gifts. Big hits with the my kids’ teachers!

  109. Marcia W. Says:
    06/13/2011 9:31 pm

    I enjoy small projects for Christmas – predominantly home decor items – ornaments, runners, etc.

  110. Debbie St.Germain Says:
    06/13/2011 8:01 pm

    I love to make everything when it comes to christmas.
    I got Nancy’s other book and love her designs. I like to make gifts for others, so smaller projects are great for gift items.

  111. Debbie St.Germain Says:
    06/13/2011 8:01 pm

    I love to make everything when it comes to christmas.
    I got Nancy’s other book and love her designs. I like to make gifts for others, so smaller projects are great for gift items.

  112. Diane C Says:
    06/14/2011 3:32 am

    I love everything Christmas — but am always looking for small door prize type items to give away.

  113. helen unterborn Says:
    06/14/2011 3:54 am

    My friend and I always do Christmas in July where we make gifts for others. This would be a great resource for us. Keeping my fingers crossed.

  114. Dana Says:
    06/14/2011 5:44 am

    I love making Christmas stockings, there are so many ways to make them different and personal.

  115. Colleen Stangby Says:
    06/14/2011 8:40 am

    I love to make tablerunners. They are fast and easy – and everyone has a table or coffe table to decorate!

  116. Kitty Pearl Says:
    06/14/2011 9:13 am

    Nancy’s books are so amazing. I did her Advent Calendar years ago, I think her first xmas book has been disctinued. This year, I’ll be making “Around the World” in blue christmas fabrics. But Christmas projects dont’ start until July, right? So this book giveaway is very timely, THANK YOU:)

  117. Dixie Says:
    06/14/2011 9:24 am

    Favorite Christmas project? Cookies! Oh, you meant fabric related…

  118. Sandy Todd Says:
    06/14/2011 10:16 am

    I’ll do anything that includes hand embroidery and/or applique. Placemats and mug rugs are always a welcomed gift. Thanks for the chance of winning this book!

  119. Cherie Says:
    06/14/2011 10:41 am

    I always have grand intentions of making Christmas projects, but never seem to get them done. This book looks very inspiring.

  120. Jennie Steward Says:
    06/14/2011 11:22 am

    I love doing small projects for family and friends for Christmas…potholders, runners, table toppers, pin cushions…that kind of thing. I absolutely love everything Nancy Halverson!!! I really want this book.

  121. kathykitchen Says:
    06/14/2011 1:48 pm

    Nancy has lots of fun stuff!

  122. Jill Says:
    06/14/2011 4:38 pm

    I love to make quilts as gifts. They are so special as they come from the heart. A quilt is a gift that keeps on giving for many years. Warms your heart and soul.

  123. Barbara Tucker Says:
    06/14/2011 4:54 pm

    I enjoy making projects that I will finish…aka Nancy H. type projects! I love her designs .. they are so distinctive. Everyone enjoys getting gifts I make from her patterns.

  124. Kim Alston Says:
    06/14/2011 6:46 pm

    Thank you for the chance to win this wonderful book! My favorite things to sew for Christmas are quilts for my daughters, and especially for my one and only grandson.

  125. Kathy Biggs Says:
    06/14/2011 7:14 pm

    My favorite Christmas projects are the gifts made specially for someone. I would love to win this book!

  126. Nancy Longley Says:
    06/14/2011 11:13 pm

    Nancy Halvorson and Christmas are synonymous !!!

  127. Emily V Says:
    06/14/2011 11:52 pm

    Favorite Christmas project is anything that isn’t too complicated! I try very hard to not get too caught up in the fuss of the season, but just focus on giving and enjoying the magic parts (like lights on a tree!).

  128. Judy Huber-Cogswell Says:
    06/15/2011 6:14 am

    I make all my Christmas gifts from placemats, table toppers, quilts and wallhangings. Always looking for new ideas. I would love to win this book. Judy

  129. Emily R Says:
    06/15/2011 9:46 am

    I usually make one big project for a family member at Christmas. Now that I’m into quilting, my sister is getting a queen-size quilt! I’m so excited to start working on it one of these days!!!

  130. Mary L Says:
    06/15/2011 9:46 am

    This would be perfect to use up my stash of xmas fabrics. Thank you for your fun newsletter and blog. Mary So. Calif

  131. Lisa Marie Says:
    06/15/2011 9:49 am

    My favorite Christmas projects are tablerunners and small wall hangings because they are fast and fun so I can make them for lots of people as Christmas gifts. I think Nancy’s books are always great and I would be so excited to win one!

  132. Shari Says:
    06/15/2011 10:35 am

    I love to make Christmas stockings. I’ve made everyone in our family one. Thanks for the generous giveaway.

  133. Janice Treml Says:
    06/15/2011 10:46 am

    I love Nancy Halvorsen patterns! I don’t have this book yet but it has several patterns that I would love to make. Thanks for the chance to win it.

  134. LaDonna Says:
    06/15/2011 11:10 am

    Since Christmas always seems to sneak up on me, (gosh, you’d think I’d learn!) I like fast small projects! Love the idea of the pinwheel garland! Thanks for doing this giveaway!

  135. Dorothy I. Dishman Says:
    06/15/2011 12:41 pm

    Please consider me when choosing names to win the Nancy Halverson book. I love quilting clever Advent hangings and small door hangings.

  136. Jeanne Says:
    06/15/2011 12:51 pm

    I like to make anything with sewing in mind for Christmas. Would love to win this book!!

  137. Mary Eileen White Says:
    06/15/2011 2:36 pm

    Christmas what a wonderful time of year! I have been making gifts for family and friends since I was a little girl. I love to try new things and creating special gifts with a particular person in mind. As I am making the gift I remember all the wonderful things about the person who will be receiving my creation. I am filled with joy and hope my gift brings joy to others.

  138. Darla Says:
    06/15/2011 2:51 pm

    Looks like lots of fun stuff to make.

  139. Suzanne L/Wa Says:
    06/15/2011 3:11 pm

    I haven’t entered one of these contests before, but I do LOVE Christmas. I like to make lap quilts, humbug bags, or a set of placemats.

  140. Rebecca Couture Says:
    06/15/2011 4:14 pm

    I love the bright festive colors & I make all my gifts every year for my very large family. Last year I made quilts, this year it will have to be smaller items that I can make up quicker as there’s been lots of new babies. Thank you for the chance to win this book; I love her new Christmas line!

  141. Marilyn Payne Says:
    06/15/2011 4:16 pm

    I really like to make table runners and quilts. I don’t know if I will ever get all of my projects done. I would like to make a Christmas purse this year.

  142. Janice Mc Laren Says:
    06/15/2011 5:02 pm

    I love making any Christmas projects that are quilted. Thanks for the giveaway.

  143. Isabell Says:
    06/15/2011 5:11 pm

    I am hoping to finish some UFO’s and make stockings for all my family :)

  144. Barb Says:
    06/15/2011 5:14 pm

    I love giving homemade gifts for Christmas, wearables, kitchen items, seasonal items, whatever ideas I can find that I haven’t already done. Nancy Halverson’s patterns are always fun, with good instructions.

  145. Debra Says:
    06/15/2011 9:29 pm

    The best gifts are homemade ones but I really don’t want to think about Christmas yet!

  146. Patricia Phaiah Says:
    06/16/2011 6:24 am

    I love to make homemade ornaments for our Christmas tree and I also like to make holders for gift cards to hang in the tree. I also like to hang Christmas quilts all around my house to celebrate the season.

  147. Fran Says:
    06/16/2011 7:24 am

    I am excited about finding this site….I am new at quilting and building my pattern and book library! Thanks for a chance to win a wonderful book that would be inspiration for Christmas gifts! I plan on making table toppers for Christmas gifts and a wall hanging to add cheer the holidays for myself!

  148. Cristina G. Says:
    06/16/2011 7:31 am

    I absolutley love to crazy quilt stockings. Its so fun to add the emblishments and various stitches. My grandmother passed this love down to me and it always a gift that everyone appreciates!!

  149. Brenda Y Says:
    06/16/2011 8:06 am

    My favorite Christmas projects are Bags, fabric ornaments and small pkg. tie-ons made from fabric scraps; I love making unique & reusable ways to give gifts and decorate the tree.

  150. Terri Morin Says:
    06/16/2011 12:33 pm

    I LOVE to make and give homemade gifts, especially at Christmas. Hand made ornaments are a favorite of mine. They can look so elegant and complicated, and yet be simple as can be.

  151. Cindy L. Says:
    06/16/2011 1:09 pm

    One my favorite Christmas projects is making festive napkins to go along with a baked goodie basket.

  152. Sherrilynn Bair Says:
    06/17/2011 6:42 am

    Christmas is my favorite holiday and homemade quilts are favorite Christmas gifts.

  153. Sherri Eulberg Says:
    06/17/2011 9:19 am

    Last year our family said no more gifts. If you really wanted to give something it had to be something you made. It was the best thing we ever did for Christmas. The best gift I received was banana nut bread (yummmmmy). I made several aprons and quilted throws. We are already working on next years gifts. Thanks for a chance to win the book, it will give me tons of new ideas.

  154. Susan Ashley-LaFitte Says:
    06/17/2011 6:13 pm

    Love Nancy’s stuff, and would love, love, love to have this book

  155. Barb Johnson Says:
    06/18/2011 7:06 am

    I love making things for my grandchildren. Last year I knit oversized mittens for their Christmas “stockings”. They were a big hit. So, will be looking for new ideas for this year. This book would be a great source. Thanks.

  156. Janis T Says:
    06/18/2011 11:51 am

    What a fun book to win! I like to make small Christmas presents for everyone especially ornaments.

  157. Lisa T Says:
    06/18/2011 6:13 pm

    I havent done a Christmas project in forever. Seems like Im busy all summer and then into the fall but then I lose steam and get too busy. Even my December entry of the Runner of the Month is missing! I should flip my seasons around and do Christmas in July, yes?

  158. Lynn Says:
    06/19/2011 5:04 pm

    I make most of my projects from great books. Would love to win this book so I can get started for this Christmas. New book, new ideas. Thanks