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Saturday, December 15, 2012

Yardsticks
My handy husband and I were busy with a new project
this week. These were quick and easy to make.
I found the idea on Pinterest and used the tutorial here
to get started. I have one to "give"-away so leave
a comment and I will choose a winner on
Wednesday, December 19
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Congratulations Regina winner of the fat quarter pack.
I have emailed you for your shipping information.

228 comments:

  1. Very cute idea. My husband used to collect yardsticks. Always wanted to panel the basement with them. Didn't happen though.

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  2. Wonderful clever inventive use of a yardstick.

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  3. How cute is that! I'd love to win one!

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  4. Oh my, this is adorable! I would LOVE to win. I collect yardsticks and rulers! I missed out on the wonderful boxes you had earlier in the year.

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  5. You always have such fun things. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  6. Adorable! I have a cherished antique yardstick decorating my sewing room. Thanks for the link.

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  7. I'm so happy to have won the Christmas fabric. Thank you so much! See ladies anyone can win. Love the yardstick tree.

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  8. I LOVE the tree! I've been on the lookout for some old yardsticks. I'd love to win this!

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  9. So cute! And really it would look great on my tree. Thanks!

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  10. You two are so clever with the yardsticks! I love the tree. So many cute ideas on Pinterest!

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  11. What a clever idea! And your photo is so Christmassy too!

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  12. I love your yardstick work. I really hope I am the lucky winner but good luck everyone.

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  13. Hail to the YaRDStiCK KinG!!!! absolutely want it & if i'm not the lucky one.......will definitely purchase one,as i'm sure would others, even after the holidays......i'll come pick it up, need to make a shopping trip there anyway....... cheri

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  14. Such a clever idea and I'd love to win it!

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  15. You two never cease to amaze me with your talent! I think one of those trees would look great in my house ....

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  16. I love it !! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  17. Adorable! Please enter me! Thanks for the chance.

    Pam

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  18. I have always loved Yard Sticks we always had one leaning behind a door somewhere. i would truly cherish this hand made treasure. Thanks again for giving.

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  19. Ack! That's adorable! Do you sell the yardsticks? If I don't win it idd love to have hubby try to make me one!

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  20. What a cute ornament! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  21. Congrats to your husband the boxes were cute and the tree is adorable!

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  22. Love, Love the tree!!! I would love to win this, perfect because my birthday is on the 20th!! Thanks, Deb C. mdjcarlson@netzero.com

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  23. ooh my I love it. Hope you ship overseas :-)

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  24. Merry Christmas. This is a great idea. Would love to win this Christmas tree:-)

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  25. Well it doesn't get much cuter than that ! Thanks for a chance.

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  26. How cute is that!! I love that! Want it too!!

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  27. How cute is that!! I love that! Want it too!!

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  28. What a clever idea! Hmmm, I know a "junk" shop nearby that has an umbrella stand full of old yardsticks, might have to nip in there and get a couple of them. That being said, I'd still love to be entered for the one you're giving away! Thank you. :)

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  29. HI! THIS IS SO NEAT!
    THANKS FOR A CHANCE TO WIN!
    MERRY CHRISTMAS ALL!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  30. I love it, so prim looking yet so festive. Hope I win, thanks for the chance.

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  31. So cute, please enter me.. Janie

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  32. Such a nifty idea! Thanks for the link to the tutorial, although I like the look of your more stationary tree. Did you use wood glue or hot glue to adhere the branches to the trunk? Thanks for the cute ideas! (The snowman ornament hanging to the left of the tree is adorable as well!)

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  33. OK, I need {want} this. Very cute idea.

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  34. Great idea! Would love to be a winner. How's Poly doing? We need updates.

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  35. I have seen lots of cute things made from yard sticks, and the yard sticks are cheap too.

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  36. What a cute idea and a handy husband.

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  37. I would love to win that tree. I collect Yardsticks but would have a hard time cutting it up myself! Great job!
    Sandi
    sahill@telus.net

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  38. Those are so cute and original. What a great way to re-use yardsticks.

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  40. Adorable! I really enjoy my ruler box purchased from your shop. Hope to visit in person someday. For now, I'm in Georgia. Merry Christmas to the West Coast!

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  41. Love the yardstick Christmas tree ornament using the Temecucla Quilt Co. yardsticks!! Adorable.

    Thank you for the great idea!!

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  42. What a cute ornament to hang year round in my sewing room! Thank you for the chance to win!

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  43. I love it! Please enter me in the drawing!

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  44. Oh my that's sew cute. I hope it's going to be my lucky day.

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  45. What a cute idea! Fun giveaway! :O)

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  46. Would love to hang it in my sewing room.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

    Charlotte S

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  47. That is so cute.i showed it to my husband so maybe he will make one too. Thanks for the chance to win one.

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  48. Really cute! Any chance that you will sell some of these in the future?

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  49. Very cute!! LOVE anything made from old rulers!!
    Paulette

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  50. That tree just screams me! I have a math degree and do lots of quilting....so it is perfect! Kristy...Merry Christmas

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  51. Great idea, so cute. Thanks for the chance.

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  52. I love yardsticks and rulers...what a great tree...thanks for the chance to win one!

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  53. I'd say that is just "stinkin' cute"....love it!

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  54. That is so clever. Love the logo on them too. Love to win one, thanks for the chance.

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  55. Adorable.....I also love Pinterest and see so many great ideas. However, I love my hubby but building thinks and hammers are not his thing.....he does have many OTHER wonderful qualities.
    Love the tree!!!!

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  56. Fun idea. I love recycled projects.

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  57. What a clever idea! Thanks for sharing. Happy Christmas!

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  58. I would keep it in my sewing room all year and everytime I looked at it I would make a wish that I would be able to visit CA and your awesome shop.

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  59. This little tree is so cute. A very clever idea.

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  60. I love this idea. Your store is so wonderful. I love visiting there.
    Tina

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  61. So adorable! I would love to win one. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  62. A dear friend gifted me one of your little ruler boxes. The tree is very cute!
    Mary Ellen

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  63. That is just adorable. What a handy husband you have.

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  64. What a cute idea to use up some old yardsticks. Thanks for sharing.

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  65. I love it! I have one of your boxes and would love to have one of these for my tree!

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  66. OMG! How cute is that???? I love it....looks like you glued instead of used jute or metal rings. And your trunk is longer. Very nice...

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  67. Inch by inch
    You might say it was a sinch
    but I know better
    and I'm no Grinch...
    If I won it,
    I'd need a pinch!
    (To believe it was actually MINE!)
    LOVE IT!

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  68. OMG! How cute is that???? I love it....looks like you glued instead of used jute or metal rings. And your trunk is longer. Very nice...

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  69. Very neat idea. I do collect yardsticks and have two of yours and also a few of your boxes that I ordered from you. I live in Pennsylvania but I love them. I am friends with Ann Hermes whom I know you know. Would love to win this and would put it to good use. Thanks for the opportunity!

    Cyndi
    Jagstitch@aol.com

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  70. It's so cute! I would love to add this to my collection of yardstick items from Temecula Quilt Company!

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  71. I collect all kinds of different little Christmas trees. This would be a "first"...a yardstick tree. How clever!

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  72. I had one in my hands, but was cruelly robbed! I would love to have one of these cures trees for my very own.

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  73. One of these would look very cute on my tree!

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  74. I had one in my hands, but was cruelly robbed! I would love to have one of these cures trees for my very own.

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  75. You always come up with the most unique and useful ideas.
    Happy Holidays to ALL!

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  76. Wow!! What a cute/clever idea; who would've guessed that the modest little(?) yardstick would look sew good in this photo??

    Great idea!
    I hope I win; I hope I win!!

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  77. I have a collection of old yardsticks but this is perfect made up with yours. I would love to win!!! Merry Christmas to you all! Karen S.

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  78. Wow!! What a cute/clever idea; who would've guessed that the modest little(?) yardstick would look sew good in this photo??

    Great idea!
    I hope I win; I hope I win!!

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  79. That is such a fun idea. I love the way that the yardsticks had Temecula Quilt on them. Thanks for the giveaway! Hope I am the winner. Have a wonderful Christmas.

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  80. How cute! It is nice to have a handy hubby.

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  81. I love all yours ideas... I try my chance (je tente ma chance, en français !!!!). Thank you

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  82. This is a beautiful Christmas Tree. Love it - Merry Christmas

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  83. How cute is that, love the tree . Love the newsletters too.
    Merry Christmas
    Maggey

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  84. Love this idea! Hope I win it. Sharon Lozano


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  85. That is so cute. I would love to win. They would be great gifts for next year.

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  86. I would love to win this!!! I not can u talk to hubby about maybe cutting them and selling kits :)

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  87. love the tree, have a space all picked out for the one you are giving away. Thanks for the great idea and rhe giveaway.

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  88. Love the little tree! Wishing you all a Peaceful Christmas Season!

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  89. Way cute! If I was lucky enough to win it, I would hang it near the matching pencil box in my sewing room. Merry Christmas!

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  90. So adorable...may be putting my hubby to work!

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  91. Oh my gosh these are so cute! I missed out on the ruler boxes so maybe I can get in on this tree. I love it. Did I tell you I love it?

    For all who read this...wishing you a wonderful week filled with peace and happy memories that make you laugh so hard they bring a joyful tear to your eye.

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  92. I love it, and would love to win! Thanks for the chance!

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  93. I love that. Really cute and different... Always ready for that. Thanks again for sharing.

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  94. LOVE it - your husband did a GREAT job! I too saw this on Pinterest and would LOVE to win it - especially since the yardstick has your name on it!!!!!

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  95. I love re-purposing items. I've thought about adding a Christmas tree with a sewing theme to my sewing room. This would be perfect.

    Thank you.

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  96. I love the yardstick box I bought from you....and know I'd like the yardstick tree as well. Thanks for the opportunity. Lana

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  97. Love your little yardstick tree.
    What a great idea! Thanks for the
    chance to win!!

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  98. Your yardstick tree is so cute!
    I need to go see how many yardsticks I
    Have in the closet.

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  99. Oh my gosh, that is adorable!!!

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  100. That is cute. I want to use my yardsticks but I want to keep them too, such decisions.

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  101. Very cool yardstick tree (although not as neat as the boxes!!) I'd love to win one!

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  102. What a great idea! I love yard sticks and the look is so much like home. :-) Thanks for the chance!

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  103. Memories...I grew up with dad being executive running agricultural products. I remember riding Northwestern train with him to Chicago to HQ. a tree with this logo is amazing and as much as I would like to keep it for myself if I were lucky enough to win it would go to my sister....she has had health challenges these past months and this would be a great holiday surprise.
    Jane NJ

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  104. So cute. I need to hunt down some fun yardsticks now. Thanks for sharing

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  105. You are so dang creative!!! I love it!

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  106. quelle bonne idée !! il est adorable ce petit sapin !!!

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  107. Oh, great use for a yardstick! If I don't win, I have a vintage one I can repurpose--I'd rather win tho!

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  108. How cute is that?! I would make space on our tree for that!

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  109. Love it, how neat, would love to win! Thanks for doing this!

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  110. I would make this a seasonal tree with trimmings to reflect the seasons and holidays. It is too cute to have it out only for Christmas. And of course, coming from Alaska, it would have to have some AK items on it too!!

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  111. How neat! You guys are so creative!

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  112. That is so cute! How nice of you to give one away.

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  113. Shery, what a fabulous idea, how clever!! love it!!
    cheers...Marian

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  114. This is so cute :-) Please count me in !
    happy quilting
    Angelika from the most northern part of Germany

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  115. I hope one day I can travel the 3000 miles between me and your store for a visit. Love the yardstick projects.

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  116. What a clever tree decoration. Love it!
    Alice

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  117. Great thing to make with your yardsticks. I love the boxes. Nancy P.

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  118. I LOVE IT! Quilting is such a major part of my life and I love combining decorating around my home with beautiful homewares that have a connection with my quilting hobby.

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  119. How fun is this?! I particularly like the button 'star' at the top! Isn't Pinterest the best?! Thanks for the chance! :)

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  120. cute, clever, Christmasy - LOVE it!

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  121. cute, clever, Christmasy - LOVE it!

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  122. such a cute idea, love it. thanks for the chance to win.

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  123. What a cute idea! Thanks for passing it on. I have an old yardstick that will be perfect for this.

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  124. Adorable, I am always blown away with the creativity of our fellow bloggers. Thanks so much for the chance to win this sweet Christmas tree :0)

    Merry Christmas and Happy Sewing

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  125. Sooooo cute! Thanks for sharing the links, and YES i would love to win!

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  126. Adorable!! Thank you fora chance to win.

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  127. Oh my gosh! Your hubby must be the most talented guy alive! The tree is so cute. What a great idea. :-)

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  128. I love collecting rulers and also have the ones your husband made. I have a square yardstick from my Dad. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  129. Your yardstick tree is adorable. Some of my quilting friends have your yardstick boxes which I love. Wouldn't they be green if I won the tree!?!?!?

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  130. What a wonderful make-do! It 'wood' look fabulous on the top of my tree!

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  131. It would match my yardstick boxes I have bought from you!!

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  132. Oh that's so cute! Thanks for the chance to win one! :0)

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  133. What a great idea, I would love one, will have to show my husband.

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  134. So adorable -I love sewing themed ornaments! Please enter me in your great giveaway!

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  135. What a great idea and wonderful keepsake and gift. Thanks for sharing with us!

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  136. Toooo Cute!!! Great idea. It must be wonderful to have a handy husband. Thanks for sharing.

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  137. Very cute Christmas trees. Thanks for the chance to win one.
    lyn.robyn.smith@gmail.com

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  138. If you have a broken yard stick, what a way to recycle. Would love to win. Helen

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  139. What a cute idea!! Guess I'll be looking for a yardstick next time I hit the antique stores! Love it!!

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  140. How fun and cute is this! Would love to win it to add to my Christmas tree collection! HUGS... and stitches

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  141. I just love that yardstick tree! I'll have to make one if I don't win it.

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  143. This has truly inspired me - what a wonderful idea. I have always loved yard sticks and have one from the 60's. Merry Christmas!

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  144. Very clever use of old yard sticks laying around. Thanks for the idea

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  145. Love the yardstick ornament! What a cute idea! Would love to win it. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  146. What a cute idea! Love the look; would love to add one to my table of what nots related to sewing/quilting.

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  147. A dor a ble!!!! Love this. Now where did I put those darn old yardsticks anyway!

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  148. OMG! I love this idea! I hope I win because we don't have a tree this year. I have been a very good girl!

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  149. could make this yardstick into a wreath for my front door. Would love to win it.

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  150. This is such a creative idea! Hope I win it!

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  151. Very cute tree---love pintrest!! Happy Holidays

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  152. such adorable little Yule trees! Hoping that I will win one.

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  153. Fantastic! Great use of your yardsticks!

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  154. Very cute idea. Would love to win one. I have a couple of your boxes and bought a couple to give as gifts.

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  155. Absolutely love it!!! Would love to hang this in my sewing/quilt room year-round next to my quilt of them months!

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  156. What a cute idea and just perfect for a sewing room!

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  157. My "handy husband" has been making boxes for me with vintage yardsticks so maybe these are a new project. Thanks for the great blog with the wonderful photos.

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  158. That is so darn cute!! Thanks for the chance too win!

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  159. Oh, very cute! And you have a very handy husband!

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  160. What a great idea, I would love to be entered.

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  161. Ooh! How cute! My tree would really like to win this! soparkaveataoldotcom

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  162. Oh so cute...and primitive! I love it. Also loved the boxes your hubby made. I have two, by my sewing machine for extra bobbins and sewing machine feet "so my cats won't knock them into the trash can! I love your store! Mary j.

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  163. What a clever idea! I would love to win one. Linda C

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  164. It s à good idea. And i dream to have chance to win.. Thanks for us and merry christmas to all....
    Nice day
    Nana

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  165. Wow, very nice idea. That will brighten up the Christmas Spirit!

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  166. Great ideas. I always love the different things you make with your rulers.
    Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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  167. Love it! Having your own quilt company, and these great yard sticks, what a dream. And then at least 200 persons dreaming of winning a yard stick Christmas tree from your company - with the help of a husband, ofcourse :-) Thank you for the give-away. I hope the year 2013 will be a great year for Temecula Quilt Company and its owners.
    Esther

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  168. Such a cute idea...hope I win....Thanks for the chance!

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  169. Very clever - thanks so much for sharing! Merry Christmas from Georgia.

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