Giveaway Day!

Monday, May 17, 2010

I felt compelled to participate in Sew Mama Sew‘s May Giveaway Day this year. You may remember me mentioning it once upon a time when i randomly stumbled upon the glory that is is. I urge you all to check out the other bloggers participating this round, after commenting for your chance to win here, of course;)

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For those of you just joining me, one of the things I enjoy making is bookcovers. So far, they are only sized for the average softcover novel (for your reference, I used the same book in all of these photos and it has 814 pages – works great on shorter novels too!). You can see some of the other ones I made here. I would love to post my pattern but after much thought I have decided that I need to work out all the kinks and I am hoping that this opportunity provided by Sew Mama Sew will allow that.

Therefore, I have decided to take a different approach to this giveaway.

I have five book covers chosen, but I do not consider them completed projects. Instead, I consider them prototypes, but in truth I cant read that many books quick enough to see what the hangups are. So i am enlisting your help by kindly requesting that if you win, you report back to me with any and all your thoughts.

So here goes: the five different bookcovers, one of which very well might make it into your own hands! (Oh, not a reader yourself? Well surely you know someone who is!)

BUTTERFLY #1

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This cover sports lightweight interfacing and lightweight (narrow wale) corduroy. One of the first covers I made, using my 2stitch method (see below for details). It also has a looped ribbon page marker, secured to a round shell bead. One butterfly on the front has been embroidered in a simple fashion.

BUTTERFLY #2

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Identical to the first butterfly cover with two changes: A bit more stitching to secure the shell bead on the page marker and more elaborate stitching for one butterfly on the front of the cover.

BUTTERFLY #3

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This cover is just like the first two except that the page marker sports sequins and beads which match the embellishment of one of the butterflies on the front cover.

SIMPLE GREY

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This cover was made from a lightweight (narrow wale) corduroy with tiny embroidered flowers on it (i bought it that way), and lightweight interfacing. However, it was put together with my 4stitch method (see below for details). The page marker is a single ribbon (not looped) and does not have a finishing touch (although I did add some fray-check) – feel free to customize it with your favorite bead or button! πŸ™‚

SPRING COTTON

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This is the first cover I have made using quilters cotton rather than something thicker. I used a combination of lightweight and heavyweight interfacing to give it the sturdiness I feel comfortable with. It sports a few sequins and beads on the cover and spine. It also was made with my 4 stitch method. Like the Simple Grey, its page marker is unlooped and left undone (topped off with fray-check only – leave plain or add your own special touch!).

The difference between my 2 stitch and 4 stitch is simple. 2 stitch bookcovers have unfinished (raw) edges hiding under the flaps. 4 stitch bookcovers have finished edges under the flap. Both ways work quite fine for the purpose of a bookcover, and when I finally post the pattern, both options will be noted. I have simply decided that I like the extra two lines of stitching more.

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And now you know what Im offering, so let the fun begin!

Five random winners from anywhere in the world will be selected from those who follow these rules:

1. Please be kind and enter only once

2. Tell me your favorite book of all time or favorite author (and anything else youd like to say;)

3. You must include a way for me to contact you

4. By commenting, you agree to provide me feedback on your thoughts and how well the cover endures (and also to not steal the pattern for commercial use!) Simple things like : Did the stitching hold? Was the interfacing too stiff? Did anything about it annoy you? Etc etc. Honest answers for an honest crafter.

This giveaway is open until 11:59pm central time on May 20th and I will ship internationally so anyone can participate. I will then select five commenters randomly and announce the winners and ship the prizes by May 24th. I moderate comments (shame on spammers!), so dont worry if you do not see them post right away – they will still post in the order commented:)

Good luck and huzzah! πŸ˜€

 

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479 Comments

  1. Sara

    My favorite book for years was the Tombs of Atuan by Ursula Leguin. As of late I am not sure, honestly…I still love that book though.

    ananemone on etsy.

  2. Jasmin

    Those bookcovers are so gorgeous. You craft such wonderful things.

    My favorite book ever is Little Women written by Louisa May Alcott.

    Take care
    Jasmin

  3. Nane

    I love the Butterfly No. 1

    Thanx, Nane

  4. Shruti

    I’m in love with these… I’ll surely make myself one if I donot win this…
    My favorite book of all times is The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand…

  5. Rachael

    What a great idea! My favourite author is currently Lesley Pearse.

  6. Miriam

    Wow! You are a clever girl! I’m a lover of many books but in the spirit of crafting my favourite inspiration comes from a book written in the 70s by a woman called Edith Schaeffer the title is ‘Hidden Art’ and it is about inspiring the creative in all of us as a response to the creator’s fingerprint in us all. I love your covers and I would be thrilled to read anyu book with such a lovely cover!

  7. Josette

    Hey, what nice bookcovers you made. I love to participate in this give away.
    My favorite writer is Isabel Allende. I havent read her latest books but most of her books are beautifully written.
    Love, Josette from the Netherlands

  8. Lis Harwood

    Your book holders are gorgeous, I love the butterflies the most but would be delighted to own any one of them. I tend to read good historical fiction and my favourite book in that genre is Helen Dunmore’s The Seige. After the Bible my desert island book would have to be Gone With The Wind. Thanks for the chance to win and I’ll be happy to give you feed back.

  9. Jerilynn Hillock

    My favorite book series is the Dianna Gabaldin historical novel series.

  10. Leah

    Lovely giveaway πŸ™‚ My favourite author is Jan Karon at present -pure escapism into a kinder life.

  11. Paula L.

    My favorite author keeps changing; currently I’m re-reading Somerset Maugham. The Razor’s Edge is one of my favorite books ever.
    Thank you for the great giveaway! Your book covers are beautiful.
    ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

  12. baukje

    I love the butterfly bookcovers, I am a gardener …. And they are so colorful.
    MY favorite writer is difficult to say, it depends on the period of my life. Simone de Beauvoir was years ago my favorite. At the moment I am very busy crafting so I don’t read a lot. A writer taht I also love is SImenon, we learned French by the commissaire Maigret books.

  13. Skip

    Beautiful! My favourite book – argh, I couldn’t choose just one!! My favourite recent read would be “One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez because it’s just epic and incredible and I read it in dreamy snatches of time, late at night while nursing my son… πŸ™‚

    Great giveaway, thanks!

  14. Jo - The Crafty Nomad

    Oh my, that butterfly fabric is to die for! Your book covers are beautiful! I would love to win one of these! My favourite book of all time, of this is hard!, I think it has to be The Time Travellers Wife. Cried so much at that book! I have a contact me page on my blog. Please come over and check out my giveaway too! I am also shipping internationally!

  15. Louisa

    My favorite book is the bronze horseman by Paulina Simons. Your book covers are truely beautiful.

  16. Aberdonian

    My all time favourite books are Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. I’m compelled to come back to them time and time again.

  17. Virpi

    My favorite author is Norwegian Anne Ragde.

  18. The Heartful Blogger

    These are beautiful! I’m a major bookworm and have been since I was about 8 years old. I’d love to win the simple grey one and would be happy to give you feedback on how it holds up if I’m lucky enough to win.

    I have soooo many favourite books that I couldn’t pick one, so I’ll pick a favourite author instead – Barbara Kingsolver.

    Thank you!

  19. Jacqueline Njeri

    A favourite book of mine is by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino. The book is called My heart lies south. written in the fifties when elizabeth,an american writer gets married to a native mexican and she details life as it was for her as a newly wed woman and as a foreigner.
    I love to read i hope i can win a cover.

  20. Katrin

    My favourite book is “Fool on the hill” by Matt Ruff who is also my favourite author. You should really check him out!

  21. Anja

    Your bookcovers are so cute. I love the spring cotton version. I have a few books I like, but definitely in my favorites is Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling.

    Anja
    butzelmaennchen@yahoo.de

  22. Jenni at Baa-me Kniits

    That is a fantastic idea, who would not want to read a book with such a lovely cover on it! I love reading and usually pick up my books from the library. I don’t have a favorite book but I love historical novels where the story has been based around actual fact. Phillipa Gregory writes good stories and Con Iggulden is brilliant at a historical novel. email jenni@skea.com

  23. Regina

    How cute!
    Nice idea! Your SPRING COTTON- design is wonderful!
    I love many authors.
    Regina

  24. Jess S.

    Thank you for this giveaway, i just love your covers! I love to read and have many favorite books, all very different types. One of my all time favorites is ‘heart of the dreaming’ by Di Morrisy, a great Aussie writer.
    Thank you!
    (contact is email jkcreations@optusnet.com.au)

  25. Crafty Mummy

    Thanks for a lovely giveaway!
    My favourite book recently has been The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger.
    Hope you get the feedback you’re after – they look great!

    craftymummy2.at.gmail.com

  26. Deb (Two Cheeky Monkeys)

    My whole family are avid readers so this would be a much appreciated and used prize!

    I have to admit that the Bible and the Lord of the Rings are the two books I have read over and over again, LOL.

    Thanks for the great giveaway, Deb.
    twocheekymonkeys at live dot com

  27. Miriam

    What a totally original idea, beautiful fabrics too. I think the Enid Blyton book from when I was a child are my faves !

  28. Katherine

    My favourite book of all time is Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence. I’ve read it at least once a year for the past 15 years… Usually more often. And every single time I feel the same wildly fluctuating range of emotions — hope, despair, resignation, passion… I think it’s time to get it down from the shelf again. πŸ™‚

  29. Kelly

    I am an avid reader so this would be perfect for me! πŸ˜€
    I love, love, love the Spring Cotton cover. I would love to test it out for you and let you know how it holds up. πŸ˜‰

    It is sooo hard to choose my absolute favourite book of all time, so I will tell you one of my favourites. It’s “A Painted House” by John Grisham. Not his usual style of writing, but he’s so darn good at it he should try more in this style. I was so sad when I finished reading it.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  30. Dena

    Favorite book of all time- there are too many- I could read the Janet Evanivich series over and over again. That woman is funny

  31. Jennifer

    Your covers are so cute! I love the idea! Fave book of all time: Catcher in the Rye.

  32. Anja

    Your bookcovers are adorable, I love the butterflyfabric!

    My favourite author is John Irving and my alltime favourite book is “The world according to Garp”.

    I would love to win one of your wonderful giveaways!

    You can contact me via my blogger-profile or via my blog!

  33. Jocelyn

    What a wonderful giveaway! Thanks for participating in SMS Giveaway Day. My all time favorite book is Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Thanks for entering me!

  34. Mary

    Very cute covers. These would be great for my library books. The baby has an unnatural urge to just chomp on the covers.

    I love the Phantom Tollbooth. My sister and I would fight over the book as kids, and I still love reading it.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  35. Birgit

    Hi,

    Now those are prizes after my heart — I LOVE reading! πŸ™‚ Your book covers are all wonderful — I would be honored to use any of them.

    My favorite book? Have you read “Garden Spells” by Sarah Addison Allen? No? For a bit of magic in your life, go and read it! πŸ™‚

    Greetings from Munich,
    Birgit

  36. Helen

    Ooh, favourite all time book… The picture of dorian grey I think…

    Love the book covers and the fabrics are gorgous

  37. Jenny

    I think I’m going to win! I’ve always loved A Room With a View by E.M. Forrester.

    pjjllive@gmail.com

  38. Nicole Grand

    My favorite book is A Prayer for Owen Meanie. I probably have more than one favorie book, but loved Owen Meany. Thanks for the giveaway.

  39. Jolene

    Great giveaway!!

    The Time Travelers Wife is my all time favourite book, I love it!!

    Thanks πŸ™‚

  40. Bine

    I’d love to have butterfly 2. This is just wonderful!!!
    I am hosting a giveaway too..so come over to my place, if you can.
    xo Bine

  41. Belinda

    My favourite authour is Anne McCaffery

  42. Amy Woods

    I have two favorite books of all time – To Kill a Mockingbird and Little Women. I think it is something to do with my age when I first read them. They made an impact on my impressionable self!

  43. Heidi C

    Hi! Those butterfly book covers are beautiful!

    My favorite book of all time would have to be Wuthering Heights.

    My email is heidi[dot]cipriano[at]gmail[dot]com

    Thanks for the wonderful opportunity!

  44. bella

    Cute Giveaway! I love those book covers πŸ™‚ My favourite book of all time has to be the Harry Potter series. I like it because it’s all magical and adventourus.

    Count me in!

  45. Cayce

    These are BEAUTIFUL! My 7yo daughter is an AVID reader. Well, we ALL are. I know this would be a great start for her summer reading! She’s currently reading The Hobbit. And I’m also guessing that an active child would be a great tester for you too! Thanks for participating!

  46. Dara

    Oh so neat! I’ve just discovered the giveaway list. One of those silly things where I’ve bookmarked sewmamasew but hadn’t subscribed so I only just now rediscovered the site.
    Anyway . . . mutter mutter mutter . . .
    My favourite book of all time is Anna Karenina by Tolstoy. I own four different versions of it and am always on the lookout for me. I actually plan to learn Russian so that I can read it in it’s original language.
    I love to read, but AK is and always will be my fave!

  47. Dara

    oops – ok, please don’t take this as a second entry! My email is darasquires at gmail.com

  48. Jennifer

    My Favorite individual book of all time is The Atonement Child by Francine Rivers.
    My favorite book series is by Karen Kingsbury: The redemption series, the firstborn series, the sunrise series and above the line series (their all connected) πŸ™‚

  49. Ellyn Z

    oh those are lovely! I read a lot…. have always loved “Little Women” since I was a little girl. I have read it over & over!

  50. tracylee

    My favorite book of all time – A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle!

  51. Sally

    What lovely book covers! No favorite book of all time, but the ones I re-read regularly are: Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie, One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Away by Jane Urquhart. I don’t know why I’m compelled to read these regularly (once every year or two), but the world stays in balance when I do. Do you re-read?

  52. Julia

    Great item to offer up! You can contact me via my profile if I win or on twitter @nugglemama. Have a great day!

  53. gnomeangel

    My favourite book of all time is “To Kill a Mockingbird” – I read it at a crucial time in my adolescence and I think some of the lessons from that book are still with me today.

    I adore reading – and I love these book covers. It’s so nice to be able to look after your books while they’re in your handbag.

    Thanks for offering this giveaway!

  54. Lara

    Count me in – they’re super cute!

  55. Amanda

    Hmm favorite book of allll time? That is definitely a hard one! I think I could narrow it down to my top two favorite authors though! I love Sophia Kinsella and Jodi Picoult. One is good for a laugh and the other always brings tears. Such a unique product you create!

    amanda_bryant@snet.net

  56. Tanya

    Hi- these are really great- you could read a really daggy book on the train and no one could judge you for it. I am a reader. Fav- ohh, so hard, but I do love ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Harper Lee, and more recently The Time Traveller’s Wife. Thanks for a lovely giveaway.

  57. Laura

    Beautiful book covers!!! You did such a great job on them! So pretty! πŸ™‚
    I’m an avid reader so a book cover would be lovely to have. My all time favorite book is The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Conan Doyle!! I’ve read it so many time the cover is starting to fall apart!
    Blessings,
    Laura

  58. Jennifer Singer

    My favorite book of all time is Pride and Prejudice. I’m a huge Austen fan. I would also have to say that I LOVE LOVE LOVE Georgette Heyer books as well. Just like Austen, they are really fun and romantic love sotries.

    Crossing my fingers!

  59. Jerri

    Walden is my favorite book right now. The covers look great!

  60. Sally

    Mmm… a bit tricky to choose just one all time favourite. There have been different favourites at different times in my life, some include Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen, Cloud Street by Tim Winton and Bliss by Peter Carey.
    Love your book covers, especially the grey one. Got my fingers crossed I’m a winner.

  61. Mirja

    Love it!

  62. Carolanne Brandt

    Wow, favorite author is hard–I read quite often…I will have to say Louise Erdrich, if I have to pick one. πŸ˜€

  63. Trish

    These are so incredibly cute! Thanks for the chance to win them, and I’d love to do feed back.
    My favorite book of all time would be “The China Garden.” Its got romance, mythology, and a mystery all in one.

  64. sue

    charlie and the chocolate factory is definitely my all time fave!

    pretty covers! loving it =)

  65. La Yen

    So many books are my favorites, but I am always drawn back to Steinbeck and Stegner. And Betty Smith, once a year.

    I really like the idea of the cover with the dangly shell bookmark!

    (waldoswife at gmail dot com)

  66. pam

    My favourite book is a childrens book (since that is all I have really read in years now) hope that counts.

    I Love You Forever…I cry everytime:)

    Beautiful covers, my favourite is the spring one. Thanks for the chance.

  67. allison

    I love Annie Dillard’s books. Your bookcovers are so pretty. I love the simple grey!

  68. Melissa

    My favorite author is David Sedaris. I love the way that he thinks and expresses those thoughts in his books. I don’t know how many times I laughed aloud at “Me Talk Pretty One Day.” omydarlingblog(at)gmail(dot)com

  69. betsy

    thank you for the chance to win. my favorite book is the notebook by Nicholas Sparks. No better love story ever.

  70. Michelle Balletti

    My favorite book of all time is Go Ask Alice. It’s a fairly old book but it’s about a teenage girl who gets her Coke spiked with drugs and then lives a life with drugs. I’ve kept that book for darn near 20 years and once I unpack it (from moving) I will probably read it again. That is one book that I can reread!!

  71. Kelli

    My favorite book of all time is To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Especially being from the South, this book just speaks to me and the incredibly sad history of our culture. What a gem!

  72. Olivia

    I always return to The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster as my favorite book! I read that book endlessly when I was a child.

    moomama96 @ gmail dot com

  73. cynthia sawyer

    I LOVE LIttle House on the Prairie… all of them!

  74. anne maskell

    I love the butterflies with sequins! Actually I love the whole idea! My book covers usually end up tattered and torn, so one of these would be fabulous. I guess I would say that one of my favorite authors is Anne Rice. She makes fantasy so believable! Please enter me in your draw, and visit me at my blog!

  75. Jessi Coulter

    These are so cute!
    I can’t pick a favoutite book! I like Pillars of the Earth, Twilight, anything by Chuck Palinuk…etc etc

  76. Suzanne Neuhaus

    I love to read!. My favorite author is Karen Kingsbury, I think I’ve read all her books. My BFF also is a reader, and I’ve been thinking of making her a book cover, and of course me too. So, I’d love the pattern someday.

  77. Claire DiTommaso

    My favorite Adult book right now is Wicked by Gregory Maguire, which the book is a hit broadway play in Chicago, that I wish to see someday!

    I’m also addicted to the series The Sisters Grimm by Michael Buckley, which is more for young readers (9-12 y/o).

  78. dana john

    I would love to use this for ANY David Sedaris book! Awesome!

  79. Cathy

    Those are so neat. Right now, Terry Pratchett is my favorite author.

  80. Danielle

    I love the spring cotton cover, it’s beautiful! There’s no way I can choose just one favorite book, there’s too many good ones!

  81. Carol C.

    Favorite book… hmmmm… I don’t know.. I really enjoyed the Twilight Series, Shiver and Hunger Games series.. oh… choices.. too many to name..

    πŸ™‚
    carol

  82. sarah

    What a great idea! My favorite book of all time is “Peace Like a River” by Leif Enger, though “Jane Eyre” and “To Kill a Mockingbird” are right up there too.

  83. Debi Kibbee

    The bookcovers are great, this is a great way to find new blogs, I’m excited to just find all the great sites I have never stumbled on before

  84. Adey

    My fave book of all times is Destined to Reign by my church’s Senior Pastor Joseph Prince.

  85. Megan Berry

    Wow, I just love the extra embellishments you added…especially the stitching on the butterflies. My favorite author is John Steinbeck and “The Grapes of Wrath” would have to be my all time favorite read. Thanks for sharing!

  86. Colleen

    I am an avid reader – to choose just one favorite? I love Jane Austin, for those girly moments. I love Stephen King, to be scared out of my mind. I love Shakespeare, for confusion and wit… oh, the list goes on and on!

    Thanks for the chance to win and help in your development process!

  87. jenn

    My favorite book of all time is called Hinds FEet on High Places, its really good!! I love love love your book covers. my favorite book is actually pretty worn out now and could really use one of these!

  88. Raelena P.

    Oh, I really like Butterfly #1 πŸ™‚ My favorite author is Gena Showalter.
    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

  89. lisa

    These are neat.
    I love to read, but the book I always go back to is the Bible.
    iluvchrisnlevi@aol.com

  90. Danielle

    Hi there,
    The book covers are beautiful. You did a great job with the butterflies and the little touches. My favorite book is Lightning by Dean Koontz

  91. Nadescha Vester

    my absolutely favourite author is diana gabaldon – i am currently on book 7 (an echo in the bone) of her epic historical love story between jamie and claire fraser. i wish they could live forever… πŸ™‚

  92. Lisa

    Picking a favorite book is like picking a favorite child – I have many that I love so much in different ways! However if I must I will name a couple: The Glass Castle; Cry, The Beloved Country; The Bronze Bow; To Kill a Mockingbird – etc etc etc!
    Thanks for offering up the bookcovers!

  93. Jennifer Rowan

    I love your bookcovers! My favorite book of all time has to be Jane Eyre although A Tale of Two Cities has to be a close second. I get so emotionally wrapped up in both those books and I can pick them up whenever and always enjoy them!

    My email is jlrowan@charter.net.

    thanks!
    Jenny

  94. Marci

    Every year I take Lois Hole’s vegetable favorites book from the library in the spring. I’m not sure why I haven’t purchased it yet.

  95. ktquilts

    So pretty, the quilters cotton with the flowers is my favorite! Excluding the Bible, my favorite book is “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austin.

    Blessings,

    KT

  96. Stephaine

    I love the classics… Jane Austen, Charles Dickens. However, there a limited number of those so I fill the vast void with books like the “Odd Thomas” series by Dean Koontz, “Eragon” series, “Harry Potter” series. I tend to find a write I like and read that person’s books until I have exhausted their writings or I get bored with their style.

  97. Lisa

    Wow cool way to jazz up a book… My favorite all time book is Little Women.. I recently gifted my oldest granddaughter with her own copy… I have copies for the other granddaughters however at 5 and 3 it will be a bit longer before they receive their copy…

    Lisa

  98. melissa

    siddhartha, herman hesse

  99. Jill Fontenault

    Ooh! Barbara Kingsolver, The Poisonwood Bible is my favorite! But I am thinking this cover would look great on my bible!

  100. KarenB

    My all time favourite author is David Eddings. I can read his books over and over again and enjoy them as much each time as I did the first time. These book covers are cute.
    karenb1961@gmail.com

  101. Jodi

    CaLynn,your book covers are simply beautiful, and so clever! My favorite book of ALL TIME has got to be Gone With the Wind! I first read it when I was 16 years old and have read it again at least four times. I am an avid reader, when I’m not sewing, and have other favorites that I would love to keep in good condition – one of your book covers would be perfect! Thanks for your generosity to whoever wins! πŸ™‚ Jodi

  102. Mamasoo

    My favorite book of all time is Pillars of the Earth. I can’t wait for the Starz movie!

    Thanks for the giveaway! This is really nice of you- I love your book covers!

  103. Leanna

    Favorite book is Pride and Prejudice! Love your covers!

  104. Kati

    My favorite book recently is The Happiness Project. I really like the butterfly two version. Cute fabric!

    sunshinekmp at yahoo dot com

  105. Terri D

    Oh how I love to read! I have been reading a ton of Barbara Kingslover lately…my Favorite book has always been the collective works of Sir Aurthur Conan Doyle
    mossy oak at sonic dot net

  106. Amber

    I love to read but dont have a fave book. I love the book cover

  107. Teresa

    Hi, I love the book covers – so very pretty! My favorite author would be Dickens – no wait Tolstoy – arghh! I can’t choose…

  108. Sandy K

    My favorite author right now is Jennifer Chiaverini and her Elm Creek Series. How generous of you in giving away all of these book covers, I absolutely love books (always have) and I would love one of these covers.

  109. Rosie N.

    Beautiful covers! The butterfly ones are stunning! I am an avid reader and my favorite author (well, one of them) is Diana Gabaldon and her Outlander series. Thank you for sharing your creativity!

  110. Judi B

    Pick me!
    Recent Favorite Book–Redeeming Love by Fracine Rivers
    All time favorite ??? Too many to pick from.

  111. Cortney

    Your book covers are very cool! What a great idea. I read mostly fluffy books with really no thought to them. I like to read so I don’t have to think. I’d have to say I don’t really have a favorite book or author of all time, but if I had to same someone it would be Anne Rice.

    Thank you so much for the giveaway!

  112. Lisa M. in New England

    Glad to have found you through the May Giveaway! Your book covers are beautiful! Count me in πŸ™‚

  113. Sandra :)

    Your book covers are beautiful – especially the “bling”ed ones, lol! I’d love to enter your giveaway – thank you for the opportunity, and good luck to everyone!

    My favorite books are generally mystery types with a strong female main character – Sue Grafton, Patricia Cornwell, Kathy Reichs, JD Robb [Roarke in the in Death series?! WHOA MOMMA!! ;)]

  114. Tara

    These are lovely! As an avid reader, I would very much enjoy reading with this on my book! My favorite book is hard to choose! Probably the harry potter books are in my top picks! My son’s middle name is Gryffin after Gryffindor, if that is any indication. I also love all of Jane Austen’s books ( and plan on Austen for a future daughter’s middle name!)

    I would be happy to provide you with some feedback!

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  115. Wendymoon

    Oh, good stuff! I’m definitely a reader. One of my favorite books is Watership Down.

  116. LizC

    Wow – what an interesting concept!
    I think I like #3 best, but probably just because it’s sparkly. I think the weighted bookmark is a great idea.

    Favourite book: 84 Charing Cross Road – Helene Hanff it’s a bibliophile’s dream!

    [I’ve also got a giveaway going…]

  117. Ellen-Ann Robinson

    I love all the butterflies specially with the buttons or sparkles. I’m an avid reader, lately I am enjoying Nora Roberts Bride series, Allison Brennon thrillers, I can’t wait for paperbacks for Laurell Hamiliton’s Anita Blake series or her Meredith series. Favorite book of all time…humm I think Gone with the Wind.

  118. Sarah Vee

    Love the butterfly cover. My favourite book for a long time was Bridge to Terabithia {long before it was a movie!} For my adult life I would say Coming Through Slaughter by Michael Ondaatje.{anything by Michael is worth reading more than once, in my humble opinion} Also Alice Munro! Thanks for the chance.

  119. Erin

    These bookcovers are a great idea!

    Lately I have been reading a lot of Karen Kingsbury!

  120. Linda T

    I would love to try out one of your book covers! I don’t think I have a favourite author – it always changes! My latest favourite book is Sophie’s Choice by Lori Wick. I could read it over and over!

  121. B @ Sweet Limes

    The Forgotten Garden was my favourite read so far this year I think. It’s hard to choose since I read so much.

  122. Gigi Elle

    This is just an adorable idea. I love books – I read like a fiend… my idea of a good time is getting a pile of books at the library! It is therefore hard for me to pick an author, but I’d say Marion Zimmer Bradley. Her Darkover series is my absolute favorite fictional world… I never tire of reading those books, especially Heritage of Hastur and Sharra’s Exile.

  123. Susan S

    I’m a Jane Austen kind of gal, Pride and Prejudice. Love the old English novels.

  124. Beverly

    Your book covers are so lovely! I’d love to win one.
    My favorite book is From the Corner of His Eye – by Dean Koontz.

    Thanks!

  125. Diana

    What a great idea! I had a similar idea but with handles so you can carry your book around with you. I have so many favorite authors but right now I’m really loving Richard Matheson.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  126. Phoenix Peacock

    ooo I am a complete bibliobibuli so I love love love books. My all time favorite is still Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. But I could go on and on about other favorites!
    My email and blog are included with my required info!

  127. Rachel

    My very favourite book in the world is Villette by Charlotte Bronte… love that book!

  128. Leisha

    Wow!!! These are beautiful πŸ™‚ My favorite book of late is The Book of Negroes… its really quite beautiful, by Laurence Hill.

  129. Samina

    I’d be hard pressed to name a favorite book or author, but I’ve enjoyed Jasper Fforde’s Tuesday next series enough to reread it a couple of times.

  130. LBosch

    Lovely work! My favourite book ever is Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen. Every time I read it, I discover more to it.

  131. May

    My favorite author has to be Douglas Adams. His stories are so gloriously weird. I can open his books to any page, dive in and enjoy every time.

    Your bookcovers are really lovely. Nice work!

    I’m hoping that giving my blog address and email in the “will not be published” box provide enough contact info for you?

  132. Marya

    What a great idea. My favourite book: A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry.

  133. kristy

    I’m really enjoying almost everything by Anne Bishop and Charles de Lint. Charles de Lint does fantasy & urban fantasy, and Anne Bishop does fantasy.

    needlegrrl at gmail dot com

  134. Holly

    One of the very few books I have ever read more than once is Paris Trout. It’s a great drama and social commentary. It sounds boring but it’s really not! And, the author was a columnist for my local paper.

  135. Jenny Brooks

    I love all your book covers, and I would love to win one! One of my favorite books ever is The Thorn Birds….one of the few books I have read several times and I just love to picture Richard Chamberlain while reading it!
    Jenny in Florida

  136. cinzia allocca

    My favorite book of all time is The Book Thief, by Marcus Zusack. Brilliant!!

  137. Sherry Gordanier

    Love cloth book covers, yours are lovely. I read everything but James Patterson is probably my favorite.

  138. Darlene Strickland

    My favorite book is any of the harry potter series. When the kids were reading them they said i should too but just scofed. Now they are all much older and saying “told ya so”! lol Thanks for having this giveaway its a great prize!
    darlene
    bluiis56@gmail.com

  139. Fredda

    Your bookcovers are really cute! I like the grey one with the tiny flowers and the second one with the butterflys!
    Well – my favourite author – a real hard question … I like “The Lord Of The Rings” from J.R.R. Tolkin, “Roots” from Alex Haley, a german book “Die 13 1/2 Leben des KΓ€pt’n BlaubΓ€r” from Walter Moers and so many more … πŸ˜‰
    Have a nice day, Fredda

  140. Shalet

    Those are great book covers. My favorite book? Oh such a difficult question. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant come to mind.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  141. Greta

    The giving tree is my favorite book ever. I know its a kids book but I just think it has such a great point. Thanks for hosting such a nice giveaway.

  142. Lisa N.

    Lovely giveaway!

    My favorite novel is Pride & Prejudice and my all time favorite book is the Bible.

  143. Anna

    what a cute idea. I don’t have a favorite author but I just rereat The Catcher and the Rye AGAIN. maybe I will be lucky and win.
    Anna

  144. Danijela

    Perfect for the book,so clever and lovely to keep.
    Favorite,oh so many,but favorite author is Tracy Shevalie and Jack London and Justejn Gorder.And recently I must say That my favorite is Disney stories,I read them every night =o):
    Π₯Π°Π²Π΅ Π° Π»ΠΎΠ²Π΅Π»Π· Π΄Π°Π·.

  145. Krista - Poppyprint

    Hi! These looks great! I would love to test run one of your book covers. My fav book of all time (kidlit) was James and the Giant Peach. Adult lit is The Red Tent by Anita Diamont. Thanks!

  146. pamela

    i like butterfly #1 the best, but all are really cute! one of my NEW favorite books that i just read is called “seedfolks” and inspired me to plant a tomato plant in our front yard this summer for the whole neighborhood to enjoy. πŸ™‚

  147. Katie | RunawayOctober

    My favorite book of all time is The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald. Loved it since I was a teen. Weird, I know. πŸ˜€

  148. Amy

    I love the Anne of Green Gables books. Your book covers are lovely!

  149. Laura

    These are beautiful and would look fab on any bedside table (hopefully mine!!) My favourite book is the Cross and the Switchblade, I couldn’t put it down!! x

  150. felicia

    my fav book is Rose Madder by Stephen King. I love the butterfly book covers, they are all gorgeous!

  151. Lina

    What a great giveaway and a great idea to get people to use and review your products. My favorite author’s Roger Zelazny. If you’ve never head of him, check him out and don’t be scared off by the sci-fi/fantasy label. His short stories especially are worth a shot.

  152. Amanda

    My favorite book seems to change as years pass. I absolutely adore the Harry Potter series, and have read it many times.

  153. ShootingStarsMag

    Oh wow, these are so fun! My favorite book of all time? Hard to say…but I LOVE The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky.

  154. Christy Palmer

    Love the book covers!! For someone loves to read and knows quite a few people who also love to read, these are perfect gifts!! I would also love to be one of your “testers”!!

    My all time favorite book series is the “Undead” series by Mary Janice Davidson. If you are into sassy vampire queens, these books are for you.

  155. Tiffany

    My favorite book is The Lovely Bones by Alice sebold. I have been reading over and over since I first discovered it in my last year of highschool.

  156. shelia fisher

    so pretty!
    Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges πŸ™‚

  157. rebecca

    Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome is my all time favorite

  158. anke

    I love the simple grey one most.
    simple and so beautiful

  159. SarahB

    My favorite book of all time is American Psycho my Bret Easton Ellis. Dark and witty and simply amazing!

  160. Daphne

    My favorite book changes, but the one that stays most constant Is The Child Queen by Nancy Mckenzie. It is a series that got me hooked on reading when I was 12 about Camelot and King Arthur and Lancelot told through Quinevere’s eyes. Though I do love to read just about everything.

  161. Morgan

    These are great! I’m currently on a C.S. Lewis kick and am enjoying anything by him. I think it’s his clear, simple language that I love so much.

  162. Kimberly

    My favorite book ever is The Awakening by Kate Chopin.

  163. Cathy

    Beautiful book covers.
    My fav author is Barbara Kingsolver. The Bean Trees and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle are my favorites of hers.

    Cathy

  164. Sara

    My favorite book is Pride and Prejudice but I love a good mystery and chick lit too! I love the butterflies!

  165. Katie B

    These are fantastic! I’m definitely a reader. Spring Cotton is my favorite. My favorite book of all times…I’d have to say East of Eden. Thanks for the chance to win.

  166. Wehaf

    My favorite author is definitely Philip K. Dick.

  167. Sara

    Those are lovely book covers!!!

    My favorite book of all time is:

    Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

    nhsarab at yahoo dot com

  168. The Gosfam

    I love To Kill A Mockingbird, and Tuesdays With Morrie. Great Reads!! I love the Spring Cotton, and Butterfly #1

    mattles22 at yahoo dot com

  169. Amy

    My favorite book–that’s tricky!–I love anything by Ira Levin. I might have to go with a different book–East of Eden by Steinbeck right now.
    ajh15@hotmail.com

    P.S. LOOOOVE the book covers!

  170. cami stewart

    Hello- I love the book the Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo. Love your book covers! Super cute.
    Camistewart@hotmail.com
    Cami

  171. Melissa Corry

    An all time favorite book or author would be hard. I love YA Series books. Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, Hunger Games, Graceling , etc.

    Your book covers are adorable!

  172. M_hoch_drei

    “Die MondsteinmΓ€rchen ” !!!

  173. Lisa S.

    hello πŸ™‚
    omg i love you covers! My favourtite is the one with the butterflys! its awesome!
    My favourite author is sthepanie meyer! πŸ™‚

  174. Alisa

    Nice covers!

    My favourite book would have to be the Bible. Everything you need to know in one book.

  175. Lu

    I am totally in love with these bookcovers! My husband and I are both voracious readers. I especially like the attached bookmark. And I think you are a genius for using a giveaway as a chance to test prototypes. My favorite book of all time is a tie between To Kill a Mockingbird and Ella Enchanted, though right now I’m reading The Sisters Grimm series and loving it. Thanks for posting!

  176. lindsay

    My fav book is whatever i am reading at the moment….which right now is Big Girls Don’t Whine. Would love to give you feedback on your craftiness! Thanks!

  177. Diana

    My favorite book is The Perfume by Patrick Suskind and your bookcovers have definitely a springish scent.
    Thank you!

  178. Lori

    These book covers are absolutely wonderful! I love, love, love, love the spring cotton! And the built-in bookmark is fantastic!

    Now, the rules…

    1. This is my one and only entry. πŸ™‚

    2. My favorite book of all time?? Wow! That’s a really hard one, there are SO many but for now I think I’m going to have to go with ‘Outlander’ by Diana Gabaldon. It’s sooooooooooo good! If you haven’t read it I would highly recommend it. Lots of action, adventure, romance, history, laughs, tears. Give it a try, you will not regret it.

    3. You can contact me at kirudaze@gmail.com.

    4. If I’m a lucky winner (fingers crossed!) I promise to give you honest, kind, constructive feedback. It’s the only way that we are artists and entrepreneurs and grow and hone our craft.

    Cheers!!
    Lori

  179. Susan

    Favorite book was Wuthering Heights for soooo long. I don’t have one right now.

    i love the bookcover idea, thanks for such a great giveaway!

    suserat at yahoo (dot) com

  180. Hannah

    My favourite author is Russell Hoban. He’s fantastic.
    Thank you for the generous giveaway!

  181. Mel

    My favorite author is Steven King. I’ve read a ton of his books!!!

  182. Miss Mary

    My favorite book of all time is The Gifts of the Child Christ by George MacDonald. There are two volumes of MacDonald’s short stories–fairy tales, mostly, but some of them so poignant and powerful I find myself in tears, even as an adult. πŸ™‚ My copies of both volumes of this book are well-loved and could use covers to sustain them through the next generation of readers πŸ™‚

    Thank you so much for your generosity!

  183. Sandra

    What lovely bookcovers! My favorite writers is Herman Hesse, always love to reread his books!Thank you for the chance to win this :))

  184. Vanessa Hebert

    I love it great idea. I love #2. My favorite book of all times is the bible and definately use it alot. If i win you can contact me at nessaswicks@yahoo.com. Thanks and GODSPEED. Nessa

  185. Karlie

    My favorite all time Author is Nicholas Sparks, and one of your BEAUTIFUL book covers would be muched loved πŸ™‚

  186. Noreen

    I am an avid reader, and I love your colorful covers. I love Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters.

  187. Keriann Simpkins

    Ok I’m not a huge reader but I have read a few books one of which was Dolly Pardon’s autobiography, talk about a funny book! She is just a talented lady and it was quite a pleasure to read a little into her life from her point of view! She is quite the comedian!

  188. Katie

    A good book cover comes in handy during the daily commute!

    My favorite book is the His Dark Materials series by Philip Pullman.

    Thanks!

  189. miniq

    The Spring Cotton bookcover is gorgeous, I’d be happy to give you feedback! My favorite authors are Terrie Blackstock and Dee Henderson.

  190. brooke

    Love this… my mom would really love this! My fav book is Pillars if the Earth… and anything Ken Follett!

  191. Laurel

    Earlene Fowler is one of my favorite authors. I like the book covers!

  192. Cinnamon

    I can’t choose a favorite! When I was little I read the Narnia and Little House on the Prairie series over and over again. Now some of my favorite authors are science fiction novelists like Melanie Rawn and Raymond E. Fiest. I also like Madeline L’Engle and Katherine Kerr. I could go on I think, but I’ll stop there…

  193. Staci

    My favorite authors are probably Jane Austen and Charles Dickens.
    Book covers are lovely. Thanks for the chance to win!

  194. Shilo

    My favorite author is Mary Higgins Clark. I would love to win one these cute covers!

  195. Michele

    Your book covers are so pretty! I love the book “The Education of Little Tree.” Thanks for the chance.

  196. ruthy

    My favorite book is De Profundis by Oscar Wilde. And I love your crafts!

  197. Misty.Creek

    I’m a voracious reader and my favorite book of all time is “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen. I’d love a cover to hide my cheesy romances in!

  198. Kelly

    I’ve just finished reading The California Club by Belinda Jones – thought that was pretty good. But as yet I don’t have a real favourite – unless you count Dr Seuss books πŸ˜‰

    Lovely giveaway πŸ˜€

  199. sal

    cute giveaway! one of my favourite authors is Natsuo Kirino.

  200. Em

    I like your strings attached giveaway!
    I read mostly war biographies/histories so having a cute cover would be awesome! I also like Pooh tales, so I guess AA Milne is my favorite author.
    Thanks!

  201. Stacey L

    I love Jen Lancaster. She has amazing wit and makes me laugh to myself each time. I haven’t read her latest yet but maybe a cute book cover will inspire a trip to the library shortly! πŸ˜‰

  202. Julianne

    Favorite book is Siddartha, but favorite author is Jane Austen!

  203. emily callan

    I would love to enter. I am 9, and I am hosting a giveaway on my blog, too.

    I’m feeling lucky today.

    sk8ter dot emily at gmail dot com

    Thanks so much,
    Emily
    http://www.sewingsister.blogspot.com

    I love butterfly 1

  204. Willa

    All time favorite book is Walking across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton.

    It is the right size for the covers. I make journal covers…….

  205. bonnie

    Stephen King, is one of my favorites, I love a scary book

    ladycolmn(at)aol(dot)com

  206. Ashlee

    My favorite book is Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers!

  207. Brenda Towsley

    I love the butterfly cover. You have done a beautiful job finishing each one. My favorite authors are no longer around. Phylis Whitney and M M Kay. I love series, mostly along the female sleuth types.

  208. jen

    love em all!

    My fave book is the one I am reading right now, Radical Homemaker by Shannon Hayes.

  209. Lottie

    My favorite book is the Moonstone by Wilkie Collins, but I also love the book Holes by Louis Sachar.

  210. sy

    the harry potter books are my favorite, longest book i have ever read.
    thanks for hosting the giveaway!

  211. Lindsay

    What a great idea! My favorite book of all time is Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine. It is a young adults book but I still read it every now and again. I love fairytale retellings :). I go through about 5 books a week but for some reason this one is still my favorite (but there are a ton of close seconds… more age appropriate seconds :D)

    Lindsay.forgette(at)gmail(dot)com

  212. Alice

    My favourite books in these Mama years are by Raffaella Barker: “Summertime”, “Hens Dancing”. The families in them are crazy and disasterous and wonderful, and I always felt better about my own chaos after reading them.
    Thank you, Alice

  213. Elizabeth

    I don’t know if I can pick a favorite book but I like anything by Meave Binchy. I like Butterfly 2 and have actually used it on a bag I made.

  214. kathi pinkston

    My favorite book is: A Prayer for Owen Meany

  215. Kiersten Pasciak

    What a neat contest…your book covers are beautiful!

    My favorite book of all time is “The Giving Tree”. I am an avid reader, but that one from my childhood is still my favorite.

  216. *kate

    This is such a lovely idea. I honestly miss covering my books from high school. Can’t believe it never occurred to me to cover a regular ‘ol reading book.

    I have many “favorite books of all time.” It’s very hard to choose, but today I’ll choose The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver.

  217. Grace Wong

    My favorite book of all time is probably So B. It from when I was a kid. It’s a simple, but amazing book. πŸ™‚

  218. JaiCi

    I love to read anything by John Grisham and David Baldacci…

  219. Jessica

    What fun book covers! I LOVE the book Tending Roses by Lisa Wingate. Everytime I read it I get a new perspective on life.

  220. claudia

    Wow, I’m deeply impressed!
    Would be so nice to be the lucky one.

    Kind regards from Germany
    Claudia

    frauknopf@gmx.de

    My favorit book still is Jane Austens Pride and Predjudice…I’m an old maiden πŸ™‚

  221. Andrea

    one of my favorite authors is Barbara Kingsolver!
    thank you so much for a great giveaway

  222. Sarah Payne

    I love AA Milne and the Winnie the Pooh stories. I know it might sound a bit naff but whenever I hear them they remind me of winter evenings sitting on my Grandads knee as he read them aloud to me. He has been gone for nearly 30 years but I can still hear his voice!
    These are such beautiful books – someone is going to be very lucky to win one!!!

  223. Tami

    When I’m not crafting, I’m reading!! I would LOVE one of these!
    All-time favorite book is a tough one…I’m going to go with ‘Memoirs of a Geisha’ by Arthur Golden. Loved it!

  224. Penelope

    I am an avid reader too and I like so many books. It’s hard to pick a favorite, but the all-time best author is George MacDonald. If you haven’t read him. I would highly recommend any of his books, especially those edited by Michael Phillips.

    Such cute book covers. Thanks for the giveaway.

  225. Justina

    These book covers are so amazing!
    I have so many favorites, but I guess if i had to pick one it would be Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice…or Persuassion,or the list goes on.

  226. AJ

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    I love Australian Authors!

  227. Ellis

    How cute the bookcovers are! They surely bright up any commute!
    My all times favorite book is Momo by Michael Ende.

  228. Melissa

    My favorite author at present is Lori Wick. Love a great Christian novel.

  229. Bellgirl

    I love the handstitching on your butterfly! Any book would be honoured to be within. My favorites are (for my dissertation)Homer’s Iliad, (for my industrious recreation) Yates’ Garden Guide and (for my indulgence) Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. I think P&P would be my favorite of all time.

  230. Colleen

    You are awesome!! Elizabeth Kostova (The Historian) is my favorite author right now.

  231. Christine

    lovely bookcovers…favourite author is Tim Winton…just love his books about life in WA, Australia.

  232. Jessie Hansen

    I love Stephan King, but I prefer his non-thriller stuff. He is a good writer!

  233. Sara

    Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides is still my favorite book of all time!

  234. Leslie

    My favorite book is ‘A lantern in her hand’ by Bess Streeter Aldrich. This book was about Aldrich’s pioneer woman was based on her mother, and the integrity of her depiction of life in a sod house in the late ninetieth-century Nebraska.
    ‘One second after’ by William R. Forstchen …was another book that stayed with me. Wasn’t my favorite but I think it needs to be mentioned.
    Fantastic book covers you make. Can’t wait to win one!!!!!!

  235. Cece

    I love the idea of a book cover…especially since I always throw them into my big purse! My favorite book is The Awakening by Kate Chopin. I read it first in AP English and it is the first book I ever remember LOVING! πŸ™‚

  236. Pepie

    I like Harry Potter and also your giveaways πŸ™‚

  237. Neus Herranz

    I don’t have an absolute favorite book as an adult, but as a child I loved Johanna Spiri’s Heidi

  238. Theresa

    My favorite author is Nicholas Sparks and my favorite book is by him: A Walk To Remember πŸ™‚

  239. Judy

    I would be happy with any of these covers and I would be glad to let you know how it works for me. My all time favorite book is Anne of Green Gables but I like so many different authors that I don’t know if there is a favorite. I can’t relax and go to sleep unless I read first.

  240. Bobbie H

    The Bible is my favorite book. Your covers are so gorgeous. Thank you for the giveaway.

  241. Leigh

    I love reading Beth Moore’s books, maybe not literature but you know…

  242. JS G

    Duh! Why didn’t I ever think of these for all the readers in my house?! I LOVE these, and thanks for the pics. Nicely done. πŸ™‚

  243. megan

    Kids and I are anxious for the next Hunger Games book to come out in August.

    thanks for the giveaway.

  244. jessica

    favorite book: howl’s moving castle! would love to win this cute book!

  245. Verity Hewitt

    wow what an awesome idea, will add these to my ever growing list of things to make!! Would love the opportunity to win one.

  246. Melissa

    What a great idea! Currently, my favorite writer is Anne Lamott. Thank you!

  247. Anna

    Love your book covers so cute!
    Fav author is Jane Austen
    cullis(at)internode.on.net

  248. Megan

    My favorite author is Ann Tyler. She’s a brilliant creator of characters.

  249. Carla

    Those are adorable! Winning any one of them would be wonderful! I love to read books but don’t have a favorite. My kids love Dr. Seuss, does that count? :o)

  250. Caroline

    Oh they’re gorgeous! I would love the chance to offer you feedback πŸ˜‰

    My favourite author would have to be Roald Dahl. I re-read Matilda so many times as a kid.

  251. bethgun

    Such a cliche, but I love Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Classic. Having said that, I’m addicted to the “Cat Who…” series by Lilian Jackson Braun and will not stop until I read them all. I can be reached by my username at gmail.

  252. Sonya

    My favourite author right now is Bryce Courtenay. I like a little history and/or cultural lesson in my reading, and he does a great job with a good story too!
    Thanks for the chance to win, I love your fabric choices!

  253. Annie

    I love that butterfly fabric! So cute!!

    1. Okay!

    2. Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie and the Harry Potter series. I promise I read adult books, too! haha

    3. Okay!

    4. Of course!

  254. Emily Flippin Maruna

    Hmmm… My favorite book of all time is Lost Souls by Poppy Z. Brite. I have no idea why it is STILL my favorite after all these years, but it is. πŸ™‚

  255. shelly

    I’m diggin’ the twilight books right now!

  256. Stephanie

    WOW… they look great!! I love the Butterfly #2 I would totally give you any feed back on your progress and I have no itention of stealing your wonderful pattern. I have my own things to worry about hehe

    xo Steph

  257. emily

    Awesome! My fav. book is “The Time Traveler’s Wife” by Audrey Niffinegger (I also loved her new book, “her fearful symetry”)

    I love Anita Diamont’s “The Red Tent”

    And Mark Haddon’s “The curious incedent of a dog at nighttime”

    And pretty much everything by Jennifer Weiner.

    (ok so I work at a bookstore… that much must be evident)

    Awesome idea here!

    emedoodle@yahoo.com

  258. Carla

    The Bible is my favorite book. Stereotypical I know!

    Love your book covers. I’d be too busy looking at the cover to bother with what was inside! Thanks for a great giveaway.

    carlamo (at) ymail (dot) com

  259. Lynn D

    My recent favorite book is The Help

  260. Joni

    What a fun idea!! I am constantly reading – right now my favorite author is Patricia Cornwell, but that changes with what ever book I am reading. I really dig mystery, crime novels. Especially ones with a little romance thrown in. Thanks for the giveawy!!

  261. Holly Days

    I favorite book is Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. I’m one of the book people. Love your book covers.
    Holly
    hollydaycloset@yahoo.com

  262. Kimberly

    My favorite book of all time is Fried Green Tomatoes. Love your book covers! πŸ™‚

  263. Jennifer

    The book covers are so cute! My favorite book of all time is Little Women. Such a classic!

  264. Maya

    I like the grey book cover. That fabric soothes me and makes me want to read. My favorite book of all time…that is hard. I think over the years I still like Orlando by Virginia Woolf.

  265. Sarah M

    Lovely bookcovers! I would love to provide you feedback. The butterflies are my favorite!

  266. Melissa Mclellan

    Wow they look lovely- As a teacher i love kids books my favourite would have to be the Hairy Maclary series

  267. Sarah

    I love the bookcovers! My favorite book of all time is The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

  268. michelle norris

    What adorable bookcovers! I love to read. Currently, a favorite Debbie Macomer.

  269. Kelly B.

    I’m a huge reader! I love Jane Austen and actually enjoy a lot of fan fiction relating to her books (i.e. Pride and Prejudice). Pamela Aiden wrote 3 amazing books from Mr.Darcy’s perspective. Thanks for the giveaway!

  270. Jen

    These are lovely! I especially like the spring cotton, the sequins really pop! My favorite book is The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion. It’s autobiographical, she lost her husband and her daughter within a month of each other, which is so devestating, yet the book is beautiful and so touching.

  271. Hilda

    Hi, I love Jane Austin – and have read all her books several times! What can I say – hopelessly English!
    thanks for this opportunity

  272. Julie

    What fun! Favorite all time book- that’s a tough one, there are so many. 100 Years of Solitude is a memorable one.

  273. Naomi

    Lovely idea. I once bought a book at a second hand book fair that had been covered in fabric and was dated inside 1922! My favourite author is Ashley Warlick – if you haven’t read her books, do!

  274. Crafty Tokyo Mama

    What a coincidence! I just checked out a book from the library on how to make book covers. I have lots of fabric scraps that would lend themselves to book covers. Yours are particularly pretty, with their extra details and embroidery. I would love to be your guinea pig and report back on how they wear. I read a LOT and any cover will get a real workout. I know how important feedback is and would be happy to give you my honest opinion.

    My favorite book of all time is Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. The heroines experiences practically mirror my life as a foreigner in Japan. I just nod in agreement throughout the entire book! (And once you read Outlander, you will have to read the rest of the series. That will keep you busy for awhile!)

    I like the Simple Grey and Spring Cotton covers the best, just in case I win!:-)

    I’d love to see you enter my giveaway too, so stop by and visit my blog sometime this week.

  275. Lisa Bee

    My favorite book for a long time used to be The Postman by David Brin. I’m not sure that one’s my favorite anymore, but it was definitely the longest running favorite so I’ll list it here.

  276. Sally

    These look great! I’m leaving for Vegas on Thursday night and wish I had one to use on the books I will be reading while I am lounging at the pool. The last time there were some guys who were gently teasing me regarding the titles of the trashy novels I happened to be reading.

    I love reading so much that there is no way I could choose just one favorite book! My favorite book as a child was a fairy tale titled “Snow White and Rose Red”.

  277. Rachel C

    These are beautiful! My favorite book is East of Eden by Steinbeck.

  278. Ann

    Hi Joy Luck Club is a book that I can read over and over again.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

    Ann

  279. Tiffany

    Here is my one and only comment for the giveaway πŸ™‚ My favorite book of all time so far is The Shadow of the Wind~ Fantastic and just different! I would love to give you feedback if I win! πŸ™‚
    thank you!!
    tiffb123@yahoo.com

  280. Kelly Ekund

    I Love these! I can’t pick just one book, I really enjoy Jodi Picolt as an Author. I like “The Giver” and the Twilight series.

  281. Jackie

    My favorite author is F. Scott Fitzgerald. Thank you for the chance to win!

  282. Jeanette

    I cant think of a specific book I liked better than others but I do like a good mystery or spy thriller.
    I like Tom Clancy books and Mary Higgins Clark.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  283. Angela

    These are all great! My favorite is Jane Austen.

  284. tscd

    My favourite book is ‘The Princess Bride’. Pirates, Giants, Beautiful Ladies…it has EVERYTHING!

  285. Cristi

    Thanks for the chance to win!! Hmmm…my favorite book of all time…probably Stuart Little. I read it so many times as a child, and I just love the way it made me feel!!!

  286. erika luke

    I love Jodi Picoult novels!!

  287. Stacy

    Very unique, love it! Thanks for giving!

  288. Skooks

    The Catcher in the Rye is one of my most favorite books. Does everyone say that? Does that make it cliche? All I know is I could read it over and over again and not get sick of it. Haven’t yet anyway.

    skooksplayground[at]gmail[dot]com

  289. Becky

    Wow! I love your book covers! Super clever. I love Morris West novels! Full of spies, priests, smart good and smart bad guys. He’s widely known for writing “The Shoes of the Fisherman.”

    Be sure to check out my giveaway too!

  290. Jen

    Favorite book of all time? That’s a hard one! My favorite author would have to be John Grisham but favorite book is hard to narrow down.

  291. Laura

    Gorgeous creations! Even a ‘boring’ book would be enticing with a cover like those. πŸ™‚ My all-time favourite author is Francine Rivers…beautifully written real-life novels.

  292. sarah

    Oooh… I like these. My favorite book is Anne of Green Gables–now I get to read it to my kiddos!

  293. leigh7911

    Oooh, I really like the grey and spring cotton!

    I hesitate to call them my “favorite” (I’ve never been able to pick one book or author!), but I have fond memories of reading the “Little House on the Prairie” series as a child and am bound and determined to make sure my kiddo has the set too.

  294. Susie

    Ooh I love these! I’m constantly bringing home books from our library and I would love to dress them up for the short time I have them!
    I can’t get enough of non-fiction books. Currently reading the Eye of the Whale… really quite fascinating! thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

  295. Vicky

    Loving these book covers….I can cover up my books on the train to work so people dont know what I’m ready!!!

    My favourite book of all time is The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton – I have my mums very dogeared copy, my own childhood copy and my daughter has them all too…it is a timeless classic for all little girls.

  296. Johanna

    These are beautiful, and an absolutely lovely idea. My favourite author would have to be John Crowley, but Ali Smith, Susanna Clarke and Lemony Snicket all come a close 2nd equal at the moment!! You can contact me through my blog. All the best with these!

  297. angelina

    on the road by kerouac

  298. Steph

    They are absolutely beautiful! My favourite book is Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy…oh, and any of Shakespeare’s work. Hope you have a wonderful week πŸ™‚

  299. Annette

    Hi,
    I like to read the books of Elisabeth George, but in German because my english is not so well.

    Thanks for the beautiful giveaways and many greetings from germany
    Annette

  300. Hayley

    Hi there – I work in a bookstore and think your book covers are a great idea to protect the books I haul around to preview, and also to hide the more embarrassing titles!

    My favourite book is Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov.

    Best of luck with your Giveaway Day.

  301. Hayley

    My favourite book is To Kill a Mockingbird. The first time I read it was when I was in high school and I have read it several times since. It’s funny that each time I read it I half hope that the ending changes because it is so sad.

  302. jen

    Beautiful crafting!
    My fave author is Paul Jennings πŸ˜‰

  303. Lorilee

    I love this idea! What a clever notion. It’s difficult for me to choose just one favourite author. I love J.R.R Tolkien, he’s such a descriptive writer. I love Jane Austen, and her insights into the society that she was living in. And I adore Georgette Heyer, pure romance with a lot of wit and humour thrown in!

  304. Amanda

    I love the spring one. I looove to read, so I am really stretched to pick a fave author. Right now I’m reading Anne Perry. I love a good mystery.

  305. Becky

    How lovely! Please include me.

    My favorite book is Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin. I know the story well but it’s so well written I feel like the nuances of the characters are always just a little bit different each time.

    My email is above and you can contact me that way.

  306. Audrey

    I read all the time so picking a favorite book is really hard! But my favorite author right now is Lee Child. I’ve read 5 of his books, have 2 more at home and 2 on hold at the library πŸ™‚

    audreyscountrycrafts at gmail dot com

  307. Andi

    So beautiful! I love homemade books.

    My favorite book is “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. So elegant and filled with drama at the same time. I love the time period of the book.

    dirtyandshaken@yahoo.com

  308. Vickie

    I love, love, love books. Love the smell of the pages, feel of the pages, etc…. My favorite author is Joan Anderson. This is a beautiful giveaway. Thank you.

  309. Lesley Anstatt

    Too cute! I love the floral book cover. Right now my favorite author is Nicholas Sparks. I’m a hopeless romantic.

  310. Manon

    Oh! I love it!! Keep fingers crossed!

  311. The Chubby Dove

    My Bible, of course. πŸ™‚

    Great work. Love the sweet book covers!

  312. Kathi

    Love the book coveres. A recent book I loved was “Water Elephants” — not a favorite of all time – that’s a tough question! πŸ™‚

  313. Jen

    Favourite books are a tie between – ‘A lesson before dying’ by Ernest J. Gaines and ‘The Girls’ by Lori Lansens. I love all the above covers and promise to never steal your pattern πŸ˜‰

  314. Line

    All these covers are just great! Since I really don’t like damaging my books, I’m looking forward to seeing the pattern.
    For now, my favorite book of all times is one I had to read & study for my exams, some years ago… The God of Small Things, by Arundhati Roy: a beautiful love story in India, which even made me cry (well, rather the way it is written, as it transcends the story).
    I’d advise it to anyone!
    linedupuy(at)hotmail(dot)fr

  315. Beth

    Beautiful! My favorite book of all time is The Stand by Stephen King. Thank you for the giveaway!
    bcgood83@yahoo.com

  316. kate

    My favorite author at the moment is David Sedaris. He makes me laugh, makes me think that being a little bit weird and crazy is better than boring. I was having a rough year when I started reading his books and although I felt losery, I felt like I had good losery company with his words.

  317. Beth

    All time favorite author: Francine Rivers. And her Mark of the Lion series is unmatched!

  318. Jenny

    My favorite book? That is so hard to say, I’m a big reader! I love Pride and Prejudice and The Good Earth. And I love these book covers!

    jenniferyarbrough at hotmail dot com

  319. MissCrafty

    My favourite book of all time is Name The Baby by Mark Cirino. I so wish he’d write another book!

  320. djaj

    Impossible to ever think about having a preferred book… But there are some a read again and again and again… I really love the Emilie Zola series “Les Rougon Macquart”, for instance !

  321. Gill

    Book covers – what a great idea!!
    My favourite book of all time would have to be Dear Friend and Gardener by Beth Chatto and Christopher Lloyd

    Gill

  322. Michelle

    I love butterflies. Those covers are beautiful. I am an avid reader and have so many favorite books. My all time favorites are the Anne of Green Gables series, which I reread from time to time.

  323. Lasso the Moon

    Those are so pretty! My favorite book is Alice in Wonderland. I have a collection of various copies that can’t get too big.
    Anna

  324. Linda Cloos

    My favorite book is GONE WITH THE WIND by Margaret Mitchell.

    Your book covers all absolutely lovely and I cannot choose one over the others.

  325. Sacha Farrell

    These book covers are fantastic…I adore the butterfly fabric.
    I love reading and it is hard for me to pick favorites but I really enjoyed ‘Eat,Pray, Love’ by Elizabeth Gilbert.

  326. Linda R.

    My favorite author is James Patterson, especially the Women’s Murder Club books.

    Great cover! This would work wonderfully on my Bible.

  327. Caity

    My favorite book is Alice in Wonderland. I have read it dozens of times, and each time I love it more. These are wonderful book covers, so lovely!

  328. Serena

    My favorite book is Till We Have Faces by C. S. Lewis who is my favorite author. πŸ˜‰

  329. daisy

    hello there! it’s very nice to meet your blog. this is what i love about giveaway day!
    i love your book covers. i read A LOT. i’m a proof reader during the day, the daughter of a librarian and an avid reader in my free time. i love really big books, because the small ones don’t last a day, that’s how fast i read.
    so this bookcover would be very appreciated and i know that i’m only one in hundred of participants, but i had to try my luck. i really love the butterflies and the spring cottong. they are adorable!!! i would give you all the feedback you would require, that’s always the best way to improve our work, after all.
    my favourite book of all times is “one hundred years of solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. there is also a great portuguese book called “Os Maias”, by Eca de Queiroz, which is my favourite portuguese book of all times. yes, i’m from Portugal. πŸ™‚
    more recently, i discovered that i like Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga books, which was totally unexpected because vampires are so not my thing, but go figure!

    i wish everyone good luck in the hundreds of giveaways going on worldwide. a big thank you for all the hosts who are so generous and specially those who allow international participants like me πŸ™‚

  330. Leslie Graham

    Love these book covers. My favorite books are the Chronicles of Narnia – read them almost every year!

  331. Stacey

    Lovely giveaway!

    To be honest I am reading the Harry Potter series with my son right now which is really enjoyable.
    So for a good story and quality time with my son my vote is J.K Rowling.

  332. Jenny

    i guess my favorite book of all time is Wrinkled In Time by Madeline L’Engle…this is the book that fostered my love of reading when I was 10 years old. Ive read it a few times over the years…still good, can’t wait for my kids to be old enough to enjoy it! I love Jane Austen too, and the Harry Potter series.

  333. Leah

    Oh boy do I need one of those I am always losing my bookmarks. Favorite book the Anne of Green Gable series.

  334. jane

    I love those covers. My favorite book is Great Expectations. I love the page marker idea too.

  335. Samantha S

    My favorite book of all time is Raise High the Roofbeam, Carpenters, and Seymour: An Introduction. But it’s a paperback copy, and I don’t think it would fit in the cover. πŸ˜‰ I’d put What Is the What inside.

  336. Donna Warrington

    I love the SIMPLE GREY though all three are beautiful. My favorite book (and I just heard that they are making a movie starring Julia Roberts) is Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert…I couldn’t put the book down, read it in record time and then read it again.

    Donna
    dwarrington1@gmail.com

  337. Candace Henderson

    My faves are still Harry Potter but I am also a fan of a book called Mary which is a historical fiction novel.
    Thank so much… great giveaway!

  338. Nick Bane

    wow what lovely gifts they’d make! My favourite book is the Time Travellers wife- pure escapism

  339. Cathy G

    Beautiful book covers, I think the spring one is my favourite. My favourite author is JK Rowling, I loved reading the Harry Potter series as they first came and rereading them with each new film…

  340. Ana BelΓ©n

    Enter me please! My favorite authot is “Carlos Ruiz ZafΓ³n”, a spanish writer ^^

  341. MΒͺCarmen

    I love Isabel Allende, a very important writer here, in Spain

  342. Heidi

    My favorite author is Margaret Atwood. Cat’s Eye is one of my favorites, but her writing is so amazing that each book is top notch.

  343. Kelli

    My favorite book is Wurthering Heights – I’m a hopeless romantic!

    I am really enjoying Jeff Shaara’s novels right now.

    Love the book covers! Their beautiful and I love your little embellishments!

  344. jules

    Thanks for the great giveaway. My favorite author is Diana Gabaldon who’s first book “Outlander” is probably my #1 choice.

  345. Jennifer S.

    Easy peasy – Jane Austen novels are my all time favorites – I especially love Mansfield Park and I reread them all annually.
    Thank you for the beautiful giveaway!
    fruitandfoliage@gmail.com

  346. KT

    I love Jane Austen. Thanks for the chance to win–would love to try these!
    ktyoung1(at)gmail(dot)com

  347. Mandy fitch

    My favorite book lately has been Twilight (okay I’m embarrassed!)

  348. Helena

    Dr Seuss need I say more. I have five kids and read lots of childrens book. I love the book covers

  349. Meredith

    I love books period, I read so fast I tend to go through about one a day. But the ones I come back to over and Over are Diana Gabaldon’s Voyager series

  350. Amy

    I love the Harry Potter books!!!

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Amy
    artsyrockerchick at aim dot com

  351. Silke Jakob

    My favorite book lately was “A thousand splendid suns” by Khaled Hosseini.

    I would love to get one of your book covers. I do similar things for little kids over here in Germany. I think we craft them the same way. πŸ™‚

    Greetings from abroad
    Silke

  352. Jessica

    I love your butterfly book covers, especially the one with the extra stitching detail & sequins.

    My favourite book is a tie between “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte & “Good Omens” by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gamen.

    Thanks for the giveaway and best of luck with getting the feedback you want.

  353. Hannah

    I just love your little book covers! I have not made one yet but I have the pattern to do so….. πŸ˜‰ AWSOME! Keep the great work up! (oh and lets see here…. my fave author is…. hmmm…. Danna Gresh)

  354. sew funky

    I like Charlaine Harris at the moment… πŸ™‚

    Please enter me in the draw and don’t forget to enter mine!
    http://tinyurl.com/34k4cgd

    Loving the butterfly book covers! awesome!

  355. Bethany

    Those are really cute. My favorite Author right now is Robert Jordan!

  356. Christine Hansen

    My all time favorite author is Maeve Binchy. All of her books, lol. And they could so use a book cover! Thank you!
    coveredbydesign at hotmail.com

  357. manuela

    Hello!
    I love to read so it’s a bit difficult to choose just one book so I’ll choose two: The Never Ending Story by Michael Ende, and Dracula by Bram Stoker! Tanks for the giveaway!

  358. Gracie

    My favorite author is Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Haruki Murakami ^^

  359. desiree

    These are so beautiful. My favorite books are the Harry Potter series. I love them. Thanks for the great giveaway.
    simply.simon.sisters(at)gmail.com

  360. Chrissie

    I love your book covers, especially the butterfly one, what pretty fabric. I love reading anything by Marian Keyes, she is SO funny!

    Happy Tuesday to you!
    Chrissie

  361. diane

    My favorite book of all time is Gone With The Wind. Just started The Help, and loving it.

  362. Julia

    My favorite book is definitely The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis! I love this giveaway b/c I’m a librarian and LOVE books! Such beautiful covers πŸ™‚

  363. Kristy Vincent

    Any book by VC Andrews.

  364. Erin Hutchinson

    My favorite book = The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett. However, I love cozy mysteries, my current favorite being the Coffeehouse Mysteries by Cleo Coyle, although I am a huge fan of Earlene Fowler’s mysteries, too. In truth, I just love to read. I just finished The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein and I highly recommend it, especially to dog lovers.

    Lovely giveaway – I’m hoping I win. That way, I can read the Murder She Wrote mysteries without people thinking I am corny!

  365. Cruz

    Hoyt Street is my favorite book. It is an autobiography of a girl growing up north of Los Angeles, Ca in an ethnic neighborhood. The author is Ponce, Helen.

  366. Vermont Jules

    You are a very clever crafty gal! Love the book Covers! Thanks!! VT Villager

  367. alli b

    Stephen Fry is my fav author, tv host, and all around amazing person. Steve Martin would be right up there as an author for me to. he can play the banjo & write a novella. Sigh.
    alli b
    allisonbright{at}gmail.com

  368. Regina

    These are so perfect! I hope you can get the feedback you’re looking for. I don’t have a favorite book. It always depends on my mood. Currently I’ve been reading vampire books simply because I have two little ones that take a lot of brain power from me and so I appreciate an easy read. Especially since my reading time tends to be late at night.

    I generally don’t win things but wanted to suggest maybe leaving off the embellishments on the actual covers. I know that I do most of my reading while in bed and it seems like they would make the experience slightly uncomfortable??? They are adorable though!

    I also think it would very cool if you could somehow attach a handle to it so it could be like a mini purse.

  369. Ramya Ramanan

    Hi,
    Lovely book covers and so beautifully made! I am not a reader, but I am currently reading “Bhagavad Gita” and this cover would be perfect for it.
    Thanks for the wonderful opportunity!

  370. Ariane

    My favorite all time book is Quilter’s Apprentice by Jennifer Chiavorini. I love it. I’ve read it many times. This is a wonderful giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win.

  371. Stella

    Vonnegut, especially Cat’s Cradle.

  372. Kelly O.

    my favourite deceased author is Jane Austen. My favourite living author is Sophie Kinsella/Madeleine Wickham.
    Love these covers!Great giveaway! Crossing my fingers!

  373. Jackie

    In the Skin of a Lion by Michael Ondatje has been my fav since we read it in High School. And my what a beautiful idea these covers are. The butterfly fabric is gorgeous!

  374. beth

    Dean Koontz is definately a favorite…I started reading my Dad’s books when I was a teenager ;o).
    The book covers are lovely…thank you for the chance to win. beth.dodd@att.net

  375. Becki

    My favorite authors are James Patterson and Stefanie Meyers. My mother calls me her *reader* as I used to play hooky from school to read books I’d gotten from the library the day before! :o) Your book covers are lovely, I especially like the butterflies. Wonderful giveaway!

  376. Anne

    My favorite book… I loved The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffeneger.

  377. Rachael

    Your book covers are so beautiful. My husband bought me a lamp the other day as an anniversary present, so I am back into reading :). My favourite author is Jodie Picoult and my favourite book is Jane Eyre.

  378. Madeleine

    Oh hard to say. I read a lot in french… In the American litterature, I love John Irving. Thanks for the great giveaway! Have a nice summer!

  379. JenniferB

    Thanks for the chance to win one of your beautiful book covers- my favorite book of all time is the bible- King James version

  380. Stephanie

    My favorate author right now is MaryJanice Davidson and her Betsy the Vampire novels.

  381. Kathy

    I love your book covers. Especially the spring cotton one, and butterflies #1 & #2. My all time favorite book is Pride & Prejudice! Thanks for having the give away!

  382. Ashley

    One of my favourite books is “A Tale of Two Cities” by Dickens.

    Ashley.
    acalder@cogeco.ca

  383. duff

    Crazy-cute giveaway! Thank you for putting together this creatively awesome prize. My favorite book of all time is The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Neffenegger. Yes, it’s new book, but it was the first to combine science fiction and romance. In addition, the lead character, Henry, is completely flawed and I fall for him every time! p.s. the movie version was horrendous!
    Pick me Mr. Random number generator!! Ooohhh, Pick me!!
    β™₯β™₯

  384. Emily

    I love your book covers! My favorite author right now is Liz Curtis Higgs. I love her historical novels.

    Emily
    thetulippatch.etsy.com

  385. Danielle

    Thanks for the chance to win! I would have to say my all time favorite book is Jane Eyre. Other favorites include the time travelers wife and the history of love.

  386. Aline

    I’ve been wanting to make one of these for ages, but am a bit daunted by them (I’m a beginner sewer). Yours are really brautiful. I read LOTS, in French and English and I’d have to say my all time favourites in each language are Pride and Prejudice by Jane AUsten and Les liaisons dangereuses by Choderlos de Laclos.
    Aline

  387. Kat

    This is a hard question for me to answer! but my favourite author of all time would have to be Lesley Thomas. She writes a great series about an English detective with his best friend a dog and all their antics! Lots of fun to read and will keep you gripped!

  388. carmel

    i love your giveaway!
    my all time book is dune!
    thanks!

  389. emma

    What a lovely idea, I love reading and a bookcover would make the experience even more special. My favourite book ever would have to be Anne Michaels ‘Fugitive Pieces’

  390. Christine

    My favourite author of all times is Terry Pratchett (in particular: the Discworld series) and I’m re-reading one of his books right now.

    I’d love one of your book covers because especially pocketbooks lose their crisp look so quickly! It’d be nice to protect them!

    Thanks!

  391. Irina

    They’re beautiful covers! I’d love to learn how to make them, so you can protect the book you’re reading at the moment. I have too many favourite authors! but the one that comes to my mind right now is Roald Dahl and his collection of short stories.

  392. bimbi

    hi,
    my fav book is The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
    thank you
    πŸ™‚

  393. Janimal

    Favorite book of all time? Wow, that’s impossible! I do really love the author Curtis Sittenfeld.

  394. nina

    my absolute favorite book is wild forest by tonke dragt.. but i just finished the constant princess by phillippa george.. wonderful!
    i read 4 to 6 books a week.. my greatest passion is reading.. i read while waiting for my kids to fall asleep or while breastfeeding our little son at night..
    i love your spring cotton pattern it’s just fabulous!
    of course i would love to win..
    i would surely send you feedback on the nice cover πŸ™‚
    you reach me at desiredvintage at gmail dot com

    thanks for such a great giveaway, kind regards, nina

    ps: have a look at my giveaway:
    desiredvintage.blogspot.com

  395. Amanda Pedro

    wow, great ways to spice up some fabric. love it
    I’ve just enjoyed reading “Three Cups of Tea” By Greg Mortensen
    thanks for sharing

  396. Robin Crittenden

    I love David Balducci and all his books, great author

  397. Marie

    My favorite book of all time? To Kill A Mockingbird. I started reading it every summer after the first time I read it in 7th grade. Thanks for the chance to win a great prize.

  398. Jingle

    These are gorgeous! I really love the butterfly ones! That bold print is fabulous! I would be more than happy to provide the feedback you are looking for, too! My favorite book of all time is Aldous Huxley’s Brave new World. It completely changed my world view! I love that book! jinglesells at gmail dot com

  399. Mama Lusco

    I’m a faithful reader of the Bible. My favorite fiction author is Jill Williamson. Thanks for the great giveaway. luscofamily@ortelco.net

  400. kaygee

    Adorable! Especially the spring cotton one, its my favourite.

    My fav book of all time is a ross up between ‘A time to kill’ by John Grisham or the kids book ‘A very hungry caterpillar’!!

    Thanks for the chance to enter. xo

    karibgillespie at gmail dot com

  401. Sandy a la Mode

    This is such a beautiful giveaway! I love all of the items! My favorite book is The Time Traveler’s Wife! I couldn’t put it down and cried soo much in it, it’s amazing! Thanks for the chance to win!

  402. Becky

    I think my favorite would be Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers.

  403. Alissa

    Oh wow, what a good idea! I really hope I win!

    My favourite book? A teen series from Australian author John Marsden, called Tomorrow, When the War Began. Soooo good.

  404. sami

    I have so many favorites, this isn’t fair. When I was in high school it was Les Miserables, but only in French. In college it was Gone With the Wind. Now, as the mom of tweens, it’s a luxaury to have the time to read anything. Today my most favorite is I Capture the Castle. These book covers are so perfect. I want them all!

  405. Bee

    I’d like to enter for butterfly no 2 – and for that I’ll give you not the title of my favourite book of all times, simply because I love so many, but my latest book of obsession, which is “The Thief” by Megan Whalen Turner!

    Thanks so much for this chance!

    demon{dot}barista{at}googlemail{dot}com

  406. Clarissa

    Love these book covers and can’t wait for the pattern! My favorite book is Emma by my favorite author Jane Austen!

  407. Stephanie

    My favorite book is really hard to choose, the last one I really liked was Lies the Government Has Told You by judge Napalitano.

  408. Bonnita

    The Forsyte Saga is my favorite book!

  409. Whitney

    I love those book covers! You know, I am always reading and just LOVE to read. But a favorite? Hard choice. I REALLY like I capture the Castle by Dodie Smith. Thanks for the giveaway!

  410. Sarah

    Not original, I know, but my all time favorite is Jane Austen. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

  411. nitzan

    my favorite book is One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel GarcΓ­a MΓ‘rquez…amazing wirter, amazing book.

    nitzan

  412. Shirley

    My favourite author at the moment is J.D. Robb. But that might change when I read someone else.

  413. Krystina

    My favorite book is Pride & Prejudice.

  414. Megan Presley

    I really like “The Enchanted Forest Chronicles” by Patricia C. Wrede. I read it when I was younger, but for some reason I love it still!! Thanks for the chance to win!

    sales4mp at gmail dot com

  415. Louby Lou

    What a lovely giveaway! My favourite author at the moment is Kelley Armstrong’s Otherworld series. The last book I read was Frostbitten – and I highly recommend!

  416. Lynn May

    Beautiful book covers! My favorite Book is “The Blue Castle” by Lucy Maude Montgomery.

  417. Jennifer C

    One of my favorite books is And The Shofar Blew by Francine Rivers. It’s a wonderful book. For a long time running I would say she was my favorite author, but I read through all her books and needed more. =) So I moved onto Beverly Lewis and Karen Kingsbury. With that said I don’t think I have one favorite, but three.

  418. Leah

    Those are all lovely. My favorite book is Jane Eyre. Every time I read it I find something else to love about it. Plus, the whole love story that’s not a trashy cookie cutter book is nice, too!
    project.onemore(at)gmail(dot)com

  419. tom

    My daughter asked me to enter some of these giveaways for her since her computer is not working… she said I could even win something for my wife in some of the contest
    I hope I am doing the entering the right way. Tom in Florida
    tcsean(at)aol(dot)com

  420. Mariana

    The covers are absolutely lovely!
    My favorite book is from Isabel Allende: Of love and shadow (the tranlation would be something like that)
    Greetings from Chile!
    mmimica(at)maimonides(dot)cl

  421. Gale, Ky quilter

    Love these book covers! I’ve never seen any before and these are so cute! My favorite book is Christy.

    galew417@comcast.net

  422. Crystal Hendrix

    Those are so cute!! πŸ˜€

  423. Rachel Bates

    Love the simple grey. Some elegance is nice.

  424. Sandy

    My favorite book is Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard. thanks for the giveaway!

  425. Darcy

    Hi! I am a big reader. I don’t even know how to pick one author. One of my all time faves is Diana Gabaldon. But there are so many more. I absolutely would love to wrap my books in one of these gorgeous covers. Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  426. Beth

    My favourite Author is Francine Rivers

  427. Cathy

    I love the book covers, how clever of you! Recently, I have been enjoying Karen Kingsberry books, but my first love was Stephen King.

  428. Sara

    I love Harry Potter and The Good Earth.

  429. lesley

    what a great idea! i’d love to try it out. my favorite book i think was she’s come undone
    phillandlesley(at)msn(dot)com

  430. Vida

    I love Welcome to the Monkey House, amazing short stories.

    vida.forrest(at)gmail(dot)com

  431. DK

    I love Dune. Don’t know how many times I’ve read it now.

  432. Linda Kish

    I love to read John Grisham books

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  433. mab

    I love to read! (Shameless blog plug: I have lists of all of the books I’ve read for the past 3 years… I love to read!) My favorite book of this year has been A Girl named Zippy by Haven Kimmel.

    Thanks for the chance to enter!
    -mab
    mab(at)onepost(dot)net

  434. Patricia

    My favorite book is Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner.

    I like the stitchery on your bookcovers.
    Thanks for the Giveaway!
    Patricia

  435. Bec Clarke

    I love the idea of a book cover, mine get read and read and read and end up looking so doggy.
    It is really hard for me to choose a favourite anything as I will read any genre and any author but I love and Aussie Author “Matthew Reilly” and British Author “Lee Childs” I also love Jane Austen so go figure.

  436. Stacey

    I love the butterfly #1!! It’s gorgeous!

    My fave book is the Phantom Tollbooth–I love words and language. Nerdy, I know.

    Thanks for this giveaway!
    Stacey
    gallyslp at msn dot com

  437. Zaini

    i love books by sandra brown …

  438. Charlie

    so many to choose from, but the classic I come back to time and time again is Pride and Prejudice. I can’t count the times I have studied it or read it for pleasure, it still makes me smile. However I also occasionally crave a dodgy vampire novel, so one of these bookcovers would be perfect for hiding that fact from my colleagues at work!

  439. Mildew

    Hello, I love your book covers, they’re great. My favourite book is the Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, it’s the book I read over and over again.

  440. cate

    hi, those covers are fantastic – great for hiding the kids printing of books like harry potter! my favourite author is JOANNE HARRIS – i love that i can go from sentimental to dark within one author! my favourite is Blackberry Wine, the first i read and just beautiful. i’d love to give you all the feedback you’d like – written or photo via my flickr. whatever would make you happy!

  441. Samantha

    anne of green gables by l.m. montgomery, if i needed to pick and all time favorite πŸ™‚ adorable book covers

  442. Katt

    My favourite book at the moment (I read so much there is just too hard to choose a all time favourite) Popco by Scarlett Thomas.
    Beautiful giveaway! Take care!

  443. Renee

    My favorite authors are Stephen King and Chuck Palahniuk! I can’t pick a favorite book because it really depends on my mood πŸ™‚ IT from King and Lullaby from Palahniuk are some of my favorites though!

  444. Sonja Greene

    My favorite book series is The House of Winslow Series by Gilbert Morris. Love these book covers.

  445. sommerkind

    My favourite book of all times is the Lord of the rings. Nothing comes near it and I can open it omn every page to atrt reading. Right now I’m reading Atonement by Ian McEwan.

  446. Krissy

    Your book covers make me happy!! They’re all so stylish and fun; if I had to pick a fave, it’d be the springtime one. I lobe reading and recently got a nook and a cover for it but of course there are still paperbooks still waiting to be read (or re-read, like my favorite book ever, the popular old classic, j.d. Salinger’s, “The Catcher in the Rye,”) that feel naked without a cover!! I’d be happy to write a review andfurther spread craft and reading love :). Thanks for the opportunity!!

  447. ACreativeDreamer

    I love all of the books Gregory Maguire books, but especially Wicked. This would be perfect for me to use with his newest one I plan to pick up soon!

  448. Cheryl

    My all time favorite book that I first read in college is Man from La Mancha by Dale Wasserman.

    Thanks.

    Cheryl

  449. karina

    My favourite books at the moment are anything by Jodi piccoult.. she would look so great wrapped in a gorgeous book cover πŸ˜‰

    karina_baker@hotmail.com

  450. Kathleen

    My favorite books are The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan and Good In Bed by Jennifer Weiner.

  451. Liz L.

    My favorite author is Jane Austen. I have read all of her books numerous times. A book cover would come in very handy! Thanks!

  452. Lynne

    Lovely book covers! My current favorite author is Jonathan Kellerman. His novels are quick reads and good thrillers. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  453. Danae

    Great idea! I’m currently reading Omnivore’s Dilemma. So far its quite the eye opener!

    Thanks!

  454. Kay

    Lovely covers! my favourite book is V by Thomas Pynchon but I’m quite keen on Paul Auster recently.
    K.

  455. Crystal F

    My favorite book is It by Stephen King – I read it when I was 14 or so and reread it again a few years ago – still love it.

    Love the bookcovers and thanks for the giveaway!

  456. Kate

    I love your book covers and love reading but it’s hard to choose a favourite book so I’ll go with Margaret Atwood as my favourite author

  457. Deanna

    Loved reading everyone’s book/author favorites. My all-time fave is Pride & Prejudice but a more recent (and very different) favorite is the series by Steig Larsson (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, etc.). Thanks for the chance to win.

  458. Eunice Robertson

    I (and my father, believe it or not) loved Georgette Heyer’s regency romances. To this day, if I am at the library, and I find something similar, it goes straight into my book bag for me to read.

  459. turtle

    Love them! I hate it when i am reading and you can see folks staring at the book’s cover! Plus i can never find where i put my bookmark, lol!
    favorite? ann rice’s the witching hour!

  460. Sofia

    My favorite author is Edgar Alan Poe… love his dark writing!!! Your book covers are awesome!! I wish I can get one!!! Thanks…

  461. Judy

    Love your book covers. I have many favorite authors. Chris Heimerdinger is one of them. I just love to read.

  462. Lauralee Hensley

    My favorite authoress was Pearl S. Buck. I think when I was in the 6th grade I read nearly every book she had written by that time.
    lfhpueblo at msn dot com

  463. Heather Vallad

    My Favorite book is definitely Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. I read it every year!!

    I love your book covers….genius!

  464. lindsay young

    these are lovely!

    how to pick a favorite book? might be ‘to kill a mockingbird’ by harper lee. i can’t wait to read it with my daughter, who i reallyREALLY wanted to name Scout.

    cheers!

  465. courtney

    my favorite book right now is committed by elizabeth gilbert- it’s wonderful! your book covers are beautiful!

  466. Cara Linea Wilcox

    Really nice for constant readers like me!

  467. Andi Lackey

    It is so hard to have to pick a favorite book or writer, I swear I haven’t met a book I didn’t like. Really! Favorite catagories are scifi, horror, and craft.

  468. Sophia

    Ok you may fool me but I like sooo much Harry Potter!!!

    sophia.komninou at gmail.com

  469. amanda

    What a cute Idea! I would love a fun and funky bookcover. I think that my favorite is the first one with the very simple embroiery. It reminds me of anthropologie!

    My favorite book of all time is a three way tie: Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice and Little Women. I read them all every year and still LOVE each and every one!

    Fun blog! Thanks for the giveaway and I am glad I found your little corner of the web!

  470. Ammie

    Fun! I am a reader, yes oh yes. My favorite author is either Rex Stout (on whom I wrote my master’s thesis) or Edith Wharton (whose life and writings I cannot get enough of at the moment). Thanks for the giveaway!
    ammieloris at hotmail dot com

  471. Little Cooties

    I love those book covers, would make any book, something extra special πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ fab_ulous at yahoo dot com

  472. Leslie

    My favorite book is my Exquisite Pain book by Sophie Calle. It’s a small and intimate book, and it’s by one of my favorite artists. My favorite author though would be Chuck Palanuik.

    I am fond of the design of the second butterfly book πŸ™‚

  473. Steven

    Oh man… favorite book. I’ve been reading a lot of stuff lately and it’s hard to rate those against old favorites of mine. My favorite book looking back is probably Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut. My favorite book from within the last 3 years though is probably The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss.

    As far as favorite author goes I’d have to lean to Philip K Dick… not everything he’s written has been wonderful but it’s just about all interesting… and Ubik sticks with me.

    This sentence is just to make the already too long post even longer.

    πŸ™‚

    Steven

  474. Joanna

    I love Shakespeare. Thank you for the chance to win one of your book covers. They really are nice.

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