Monday, December 9, 2013

aurifil + oakshott + diamonds, oh my {giveaway day!}

When it came time to decide how to partake in Sew Mama Sew's semi-annual Giveaway Day Week this time around, you might say I was inspired by the sparkly liberty+oakshott+aurifil doozy I recently crossed off my list (…for now, anyway):


Since I already gave away some of my coveted liberty lawn in September, I'm thinking some other DWR-inspired faves are in order for the SMS wintertime giveaway extravaganza:  oakshotts, precious stones, and aurifil.

Specifically, one delectable F8 stack of oakshott elements {water}:

I don't know about you, but I'm seeing shimmers of aquamarine, emerald, sapphire, and blue topaz in this water :)

Two birthstone block paper-piecing e-patterns {princess + round}:

And three of my go-to Aurifil 50wts {2000, 2021, 2024}:


So let's cut to the chase.  In keeping with the trio theme, you have three chances to win*:
1.  Leave a comment on this post.  (Done and done.)
2.  Leave a second comment if you are a follower (old or new, just tell me how you follow:  Instagram? (@nohatsquilts has finally gotten with the program!)  Bloglovin'?  Feedly?  Email?) (optional second entry)
3.  Help spread the word!  Then leave a third comment telling me how you did that. (Pinterest? Instagram? Facebook?  Quick one-word explanations 100% okay by me!) (optional third entry)

*A word of warning to all "no-reply" bloggers:   I am not a PI, so please(!) include your email address in your comment so I can track you down :)

All entries welcome, near and far.  This giveaway will be open until 8 pm EST (5 pm PST) on Friday, December 13.  A winner will be announced and notified shortly thereafter.

Edited to add:  Thank you (truly) for all the entries.  The giveaway is now closed, and this bounty will be making its way to commenter 357/1204, Quilting Tangent.

Bon chance.  And be sure to check out all the other amazing giver-awayers's posts :)

-- Sarah

1,173 comments:

  1. Oh wow! Good one Sarah! BTW have you noticed how many Sarahs there are in quiltingblogland? :)

    sarah schraw at gmail dot com

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  2. I follow on Bloglovin'

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  3. Wow! Impressive giveaway. I follow you via Bloglovin! Inspirational I must say.

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  4. Love your work!!! Thanks for the chance to win. Love the Liberty prints-favorite memory of my trip to London with hubby in tow!

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  5. That really is a nice giveaway! Thank you for the chance to get my hands on beautiful oakshott fabric!

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  6. ...and I am a Bloglovin follower.

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  7. What a great giveaway! I would love to win any of those wonderful items! Thanks for the chance!

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  8. Oh oh god, oh my god, on my god. Best day in the history of forever! (If I win, of course ;-) ).
    I follow you with Bloglovin.

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  9. And this is an amazing giveaway that I want to win so badly that...

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  10. ... I'm even going to share. I might pin it. Was that allowed?

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  11. I'm also taking my chance. Who wouldn't like a piece of diamond, right.

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  12. I follow via bloglovin. I usually don't comment but hey what a great giveaway, he he.

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  13. What a lovely giveaway. Thanks for the chance!

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  14. Your DWR is beautiful. Thanks for the generous giveaway.

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  15. tweeted
    https://twitter.com/pixie13sweeps/status/410021176446967809
    & shared on FB
    https://www.facebook.com/aimee.marie.56/posts/649874205062762

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  16. Wow!! Awesome stuff, I love the blue fabric!

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  17. Wow. This is an amazing giveawy! Thanks for the chance.

    georgiagirlquilts at gmail dot com

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  18. I just LOVE that wedding ring quilt. Excellent work! (#1, done. :) )

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  19. I follow you on Instagram and via RSS. Obvs., who wouldn't?? (#2)

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  20. I shared on facebook.
    https://www.facebook.com/GeorgiaGirlQuilts

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  21. Just when I think I might need to buy more blue and green, that would be a lovely addition to my stash.

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  22. so many wonderful things, thanks for the give-away

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  23. What an amazing giveaway!! Thanks :)

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  24. Wooooo! What a lovely giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  25. I follow you on bloglovin' :)

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  26. beautiful colors! thanks for the chance to win : )

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  27. Oh Dear Lord I need to win this!!! These are so my colors :)

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  28. I also follow you on Bloglovin and Instagram :)

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  29. Those fabrics are beautiful! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  30. Awesome giveaway! I've been wanting to buy some Oakshott!

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  31. beautiful colours - They do sparkle like water. And I'm a follower by email.

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  32. I would loooove a chance to work with Oakshott Cottons! And the thread and patterns are great too!

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  33. I just started using Aurifil thread. I can imagine using anything else now!!

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  34. thanks so much for the chance. Blue and Green is my fave color combo and I have yet to work with Oakshott :)

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  35. Love these colours and I'm looking forward to using some solids in a project for my boys :)

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  36. love the colors and can always use more solids in my life.

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  37. This quilt is absolutely gorgeous! Yum!

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  38. Wow, thanks. This is an amazing giveaway!

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  39. What a lovely bundle! Thanks for the chance!

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  40. Thank you so much for a chance to win these amazing prizes.

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  41. Love those colors! I'm a huge fan of textured fabrics these days.

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  42. Of course I am a follower. And I love seeing your creations.

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  43. Beautiful fabric!! thanks for the chance

    conway_maria@yahoo.com.ar

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  44. I'm now following you via e-mail!!

    conway_maria@yahoo.com.ar

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  45. The birthstone pattern looks lovely.
    emma.house@thebowesmuseum.org.uk

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  46. What a great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  47. And I follow you on The Old Reader!

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  48. I follow via bloglovin

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  49. Great giveaway! I love the birthstone patterns.

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  50. What lovely giveaway items you have!

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  51. Oh my, gorgeous! Those are all of my favorite colors! What a great giveaway, fingers crossed.

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  52. Those patterns are incredible, and the blues... so inspiring. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  53. Wow! Gorgeous fabric. Thanks!
    annadorothy at gmail dot com

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  54. Thanks for the great giveaway! I love blue!

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  55. Your quilt is beautiful. I love seeing the oakshott cottons. I would love to play with them.

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  56. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  57. Those blues are jsut beautiful.thanks for the giveaway!

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  58. Thanks for the chance to win! Absolutely gorgeous!

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  59. Gorgeous! thanks for the give away.

    lissawatson3 at gmail dot com

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  60. Oh the wonderful colors of water - beautiful fabrics .
    Thanks for the chance.
    MaryLou
    Fun4Me1249@aol.com

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  61. thank you for a wonderful giveaway

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  62. Wow, that quilt is stunning! The most beautiful DWR I have seen so far. Thanks!

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  63. Your quilt is amazing! Thanks so much for the chance at the other lovelies.

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  64. Thanks for the chance to win this lovely bundle :)

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  65. Great giveway and that quilt is AMAZING!

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  66. Hello from Minnesota! That is some very exciting merchandise there. ;)

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  67. I'm an "old" follower via bloglovin

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  68. I'm a new follower with Bloglovin'. Your DWR is amazing!

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  69. The oakshott fabrics are beautiful, I'm not sure I could do them justice though they way you clearly can!

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  70. Please enter me! Lovely fabrics! It's my first time visiting your blog but I'll be back. annesimonot@sasktel.net

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  71. what a great giveaway! i've never tried oakshotts but I'd love to.

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  72. Wow, beautiful quilt and love those solid fabrics! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  73. First comment!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    skmcgrat@tcd.ie

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  74. I follow you via bloglovin
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    skmcgrat@tcd.ie

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  75. Beautiful! I follow by email now and thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  76. Beautiful colors. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  77. wow what beautiful fabric!! thank you for such a generous giveaway. babscorbitt@gmail.com

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  78. too early to come up with a clever comment, haha.

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  79. I pinned it: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/143622675590393075/

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  80. Great giveaway! I love your "I am not a PI" comment...LOL! I'm a new follower on Bloglovin/

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  81. I follow your blog via bloglovin and follow you on IG!

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  82. love love love your diamonds. did not knowit was a pattern. have to have it

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  83. follow you with bloglovin (its how i got to this post)

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  84. Omg oakshotts! I have heard and seen the magic that happens but never had the chance. Thank you for the opportunity!

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  85. Great giveaway! Those fabrics are awesome! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  86. wow... those birthstone patterns are amazing!! They look so real!

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  87. I'm in love with Liberty of London, glad to hear you do too. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  88. What an absolutely beautiful giveaway! Thanks for the chance!

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  89. The colors are beautiful! Thanks for the chance!

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  90. I follow you on Blogger (I'm a new follower)

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  91. Oh my gosh. Love the colors of that bundle!

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  92. I've not worked with Oakshot before, so I'd love to try. Aurifil is my fav thread for piecing.

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  93. Great giveaway. Ive wanted to try some of this fabric. Thanks
    clunsford at gmail dot com

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  94. Those Birthstone patterns are gorgeous! I especially love the round ones. Thanks!

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  95. So my colours! I can see it too :) And I also had to smile about your PI comment ^^ Thanks for the chance to win!

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  96. Love love love those colors! reminds me of the ocean! Thanks for the giveaway! Amy @ gasudimack(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  97. I pinned the give away to my Fabric Fantasy board.

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  98. Oh, I am so taken with this oakshot! And such a pretty bundle!

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  99. Thank you for the lovely giveaway! kmcassie@gmail.com

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  100. I want these Oakshot Cottons sooooo bad!

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  101. i love oakshott fabrics the colors are awesome thanks for the giveaway

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  102. Lovely giveaway! LOL know what you mean about not being a PI. Thanks for opening this to International. Linda

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  103. Awesome selections for a giveaway prize and so generous too!!! Thanks for the chance!

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  104. I am a new follower via Bloglovin' - thanks for another chance!
    Love your double wedding ring quilt - gorgeous colours!!

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  105. I tweeted: https://twitter.com/mimistarquilter/status/410074435232595968

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  106. Thank you so much for the chance to win. Love those patterns of yours.

    syvisser@gmail(dot)com

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  107. Follower via Bloglovin.

    syvisser@gmail(dot)com

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  108. Thanks so much. What an amazing giveaway! sherri@threadridinghood.com

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  109. Oooh, I've never used either the oakshott fabrics or Aurifil threads so I'd love to win this and try them out. Thanks for the chance!

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  110. What an awesome giveaway! Would love to try out those oakshotts!

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  111. What a wonderful giveaway, thanks. Have to say I adore your DWR quilt. Magnificent doesn't even begin to do it justice.

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  112. Beautiful Oakshott bundle! And Aurifil! This is quilter heaven.

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  113. Thanks for a chance to win! julia(dot)glotova(at)gmail.com

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  114. What a gorgeous bundle! Greetings from Nova Scotia

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  115. Love that fabric! Great to discover new blogs through these giveaways! Liane @ pickletoesquilts@blogspot.com

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  116. Ohh I would love to get my hands on some Oakshots .. thanks for the chance!

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  117. Awesome giveaway! Love that you've written patterns for those gorgeous gems!

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  118. I follow with bloglovin and on Instagram

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  119. I just signed up to follow you on Bloglovin too!

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  120. Wonderful giveaway! I sure love those Oakshots!

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  121. awesome colors, thanks for the chance

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  122. I follow with Bloglovin.
    ks(dot)eyles(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

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  123. Gorgeous giveaway! Thanks for the chance!

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  124. Wow, awesome giveaway.
    smjohns63 at yahoo dot com

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  125. Thanks for a great giveaway, I love the colours of these fabrics.
    ks(dot)eyles(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

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  126. Love this Fabric bundle ( and your DWR quilt - beautiful!!). Following you on Bloglovin' too. Thanks for the giveaway,

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  127. I am following with bloglovin.
    smjohns63 at yahoo dot com

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  128. Fabulous giveaway, I love those patterns!

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  129. Wow, I've heard such great things about oakshott cottons, but haven't had a chance to see them in person!

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  130. What a fabulous giveaway! Thanks for the chance!

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  131. I am a new follower through bloglovin!

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  132. I love those birthstone patterns! Gorgeous way to use solids. Thanks for the chances to win. This is a new blog for me and I love finding new ones. Definitely putting the round cut on my to-do wishlist!

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