#ilovelemondrops on Instagram

on July 31 | in Contests & Giveaways, Products, Sewing Trends, Sponsors + Partners | by | with 337 Comments

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We’re excited to partner with Anna Maria Horner to celebrate the launch of her gorgeous, new Anna Maria KNITS plus the sweet and versatile Lemon Drop Sewing Pattern! We all want to get our hands on these beautiful new fabrics, and a Lemon Drop is the perfect way to jump in and play with the knits! You have TWO ways to play today: There is a TradeAway with rules below for entry via Anna Maria’s Instagram, plus a Giveaway with your comment on this post.


22 lucky sewists will be selected to participate in Anna Maria Horner’s #ilovelemondrops Instagram TradeAway! The “Lucky 22” will each receive fabric and a pattern from Anna Maria Horner, and then they will trade back a photo of someone wearing the finished Lemon Drop. (It’s a really fabulous trade!)

Do you want to be one of the 22 Lemon Drop Makers? Enter the TradeAway:
1. Post a photo on Instagram anytime between now and August 4th of who you would make a Lemon Drop for and tag it with #ilovelemondrops. (It could be you or someone you love, sizes range from kid sizes 18mos-4T, 5/6yr-11/12yr or women’s XS-XL.)

2. Follow Anna Maria Horner on Instagram @annamariahorner and watch for all 22 different varieties of the pattern to post on Friday, August 1st between 9 a.m.-12 p.m. CST. Comment “Pick Me” on any or all the 22 posts that you would like to make. Anna Maria’s team will choose a random “pick me” commenter on Monday 8/4 for each of the 22 posts and tag you on Instagram to let you know you’re a chosen maker.

3. If you are selected you must email your shipping address to am@annamriahorner.com and agree to sew the specific Lemon Drop variety you’ve been selected for once you receive the fabric and pattern from Anna Maria Horner. By August 30th you’ll also snap and send a picture of whoever you’ve sewn it for with a white (or at least solid) background for Anna Maria to use and share.

International entries are accepted!


We’re adding to the fun with a little Anna Maria KNITS + Lemon Drop giveaway. If you’re one of three lucky winners, you’ll get a Lemon Drop pattern and enough of two prints of your choice from the Anna Maria Knits collection to make your favorite version of the Lemon Drop. There is no obligation for this random drawing.

Do you want to be one of the three giveaway winners? Enter the Giveaway:
Tell us your favorite way to use lemons in the comments below. We’ll pick a winner on Monday.

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337 Responses to #ilovelemondrops on Instagram

  1. Cheryle says:

    I have done this and it works!

    • Sara says:

      I love lemons in water & lemon squares are the best!!

  2. Anita says:

    Pop half a fresh lemon in a bowl of warm water, “cook” in microwave for a minute. The steam will cut through the grease, wipe off carefully (its still hot) with kitchen roll, cleans, sanitizes and gets rid of smells!

  3. Barbara P. says:


  4. Elizabeth says:

    Lemon bars… definitely lemon bars from the Barefoot Contessa cookbook.

  5. Kathy Davis says:

    I make a great lemon blueberry cake.

  6. Allison Sews says:

    I love a good lemon meringue or lemon bar. Yum!

  7. Heather says:

    I love lemondrops, but lemons in a shrimp pasta are yummy too!

  8. Ramona says:

    I love lemons in a shrimp pasta dish, and to make lemonade.

  9. krystina says:

    In water!

  10. Melissa says:


  11. Janelle says:

    Salmon with lemon, salt, pepper and olive oil

  12. Jackie C. says:

    I love lemons in water, in desserts, and to perk up steamed veggies!

  13. JoAnn says:

    Lemon water or lemon pie for a treat.

  14. Caitlin says:

    I like them over meat.

  15. Jenny L says:

    Definitely lemonade! Thanks for the opportunity!

  16. Piroska says:

    Lemons…oh, how I do love them! As a kid, I used to eat them like an orange!
    Now that I’m grown up, I love them as Lemon Meringue Pie…or fabulous Lemon Squares.

  17. Arianna M. says:

    I love using lemons in baking – lemon cake, lemon bars, etc.

  18. Sophie says:

    Most of the lemons at my house end up in salad dressing recipes. If I’m in a hurry, it’s a simple combination of fresh-squeezed lemon juice and a little zest, olive oil, salt pepper and fresh thyme.

  19. Charlotte says:

    My absolute favorite is to make a Meyer lemon tart piled high with fresh whipped cream!

  20. Marta says:

    I use lemons on grilled fish!

  21. Heidi G says:

    Lemon zest in my pesto. YUM.

  22. Hot lemonade with honey – always makes me feel better when I’m sick.

  23. Shell says:

    My favourite use for lemons is in cooking, but my most practical use for the many lemons on our tree is to help clean the melted interfacing scunge from my iron – I always forget to use a pressing cloth!

  24. Debbie says:

    Roast chicken with lots of lemon and garlic, followed by lemon delicious pudding!

  25. Ginger says:

    I love lemonade πŸ™‚

  26. Ali M says:

    I’m a lemon chicken fan too, last night I roasted one with slices under the skin and half a lemon inside the cavity, it was so good I almost sobbed a bit!

  27. LonnieMoo says:

    have been dying to see her knits!

  28. Kelly M says:

    While in the sun at the pool, I put fresh lemon juice in my hair to help lighten ithe color up a little bit!

  29. WhitneyL says:

    Lemon bars or a good ol’ Arnold Palmer…or both. πŸ™‚ Yum!

  30. Audrey says:

    I love lemons for hummus, lemonade, and lemon bars!

  31. Robyn says:

    A personal sentimental favorite way to use lemons is to place whole ones in clear vases with a bright happy flower arrangement! We had this at my wedding as table center pieces. I LOVE yellow!! But of course- lemons to eat in any which way or form is devine. Especially lemon meringue pie! Yum.

  32. S. I. says:

    Lemon meringue pie or lemon bars, but the crust has to be perfectly shortbready and not soggy.

  33. Diane says:

    Lemon juice in my smoothies almost every day!

  34. Sheetal says:

    My favourtite way to use lemons is on freshly grilled prawns! nom!

  35. JoAnna Parente says:

    Most common way we like to use lemons – sweet tea! But i love to make a lemon meringue pie once and a while, too!

  36. vicky myers says:

    Lemon meringue pie:)

  37. Diann Cornell says:

    I love lemons in many ways. My favorite might be in Greek lemon potatoes. They are fabulous, and not too hard to make.

  38. Susan K says:

    Lemon Meringue pie!

  39. Ashley says:

    Lemons for roasting chicken, and also sugared for sweets! There’s no wrong way to use a lemon. πŸ™‚

  40. Adri H. says:

    Lemons in my life = lemon tart or lemonade. πŸ˜€

  41. Lisa C says:

    Lemons in my water, lemons in my tea, lemons in my -aid. Can’t wait to get my hands on some AMH knits! πŸ™‚

  42. Lisa Burger says:

    Lemon water, boring but good! Would love this pattern for my girls, great giveaway!:)

  43. Lemon pie is the first thing I thought of but I make a lot of lemonade in the summer! Pick me!

  44. Emily says:

    Lemonade forever! Yum!

  45. Kelly P says:

    Lemon chiffon cake! Yum!!

  46. melissa e says:

    Lemon cookies are my favorite for eating and spent lemons down my disposal to make my whole kitchen smell lemony

  47. AngΓ©lica Galiano says:

    I love lemon on mussels!

  48. Ula says:

    I made a lemon pound cake from the America’s TestbKitchen cookbook that was absolutely divine! For an easy thing to make with lemons I make lemonade.

  49. Debbie says:

    Lemon bars!!!

  50. Jessica says:

    I love squeezing a lemon on my avocados…with a sprinkle of salt, pepper, and smoked paprika! Yum!

  51. Sandy T says:

    So many lemon things to love! I vote lemon bars today! Thanks for the giveaway!

  52. Amy B. says:

    I love lemons in homemade lemonade!

  53. Rae says:

    Lemon bars please!

  54. Andrea says:

    I love lemons! They make my favorite desserts and are my favorite scent in just about anything.

  55. Susan says:

    I like lemon in my water!

  56. Carla says:

    For lemonade of course! Thanks for the chance!

  57. Connie Cain says:

    I love lemon bars!! πŸ™‚

  58. Miet says:

    I love warm lemon water first thing in the morning, and some lemon juice added to my green tea. And fresh lemonade, of course!

  59. I love making lemon blueberry recipes! Great fruity combo for cheesecake, bars, crumble, etc. Yum…

  60. Cheryl says:

    My newest lemon craze is a recipe for lemon muffins with lemon glaze my daughter made!

  61. Shannon says:

    Pink Lemonade Bars.

  62. Eva says:

    Lemony zucchini-pizza is the best!

  63. jenny says:

    i like to put lemons down my garbage disposal…seems to freshen it up!

  64. JulieCC says:

    I love to make lemon curd, then use it to make Lemon Bar Chex Muddy Buddies.

    Then I also make citrus vinegar with all my citrus scraps and peels. Place them in a jar, cover with vinegar and let it sit for a couple of weeks. Filter through a coffee filter and use! The combination of vinegar and citrus oils makes a fabulous cleaner. Added 1:1 with liquid dish soap it’s an awesome shower/tub cleaner! That mix also gets build up off of plastic and glassware.

    I use the citrus vinegar straight as my rinse agent in my dishwasher.

  65. sangeetha says:

    I love Lemons period! and use it for cooking cleaning drinking baking popsicles etc…..

  66. Shan says:

    I love to use lemon for cleaning! Cut half, squeeze in a bowl with water and put it in the microwave for high 3 minutes. Microwave will smell like spring! Then drain the hot cooked lemon in the garbage disposal and turn it on. The garbage disposal will smell like spring too! 2 jobs half lemon!

  67. Brooke says:

    I love lemons. My absolute favorite use for a lemon, believe it or not, is as a cleaner for my wood counter tops. Drip a little lemon juice over the countertop sprinkled with table salt and voila, garlic smells and tomato/wine stains be gone. Seriously, you should try it.

    Also, lemonade is the bees knees. We use our freshly squeezed lemonade to make homemade strawberry lemonade popsicles. Kids love them and mom doesn’t feel guilty about dessert. Hooray!

  68. raquel says:

    I really love lemon drop candy!

  69. Barbara says:

    Lemons in sun tea, over pasta, or in a bowl on the table!

  70. raquel says:

    i love lemon drop candies!

  71. Barbara says:

    lemons in sun tea, on pasta, or in a bowl looking lovely!

  72. Martha Faulkner says:

    My favorite use of lemons is the Lemon Lover’s Poundcake found on the Taste of Home website. It is so freaking delicious!

  73. Elise says:

    Lemon curd! With a cup of tea of course.

  74. Dawn says:

    My favorite way to use lemons is to make lemon curd. It’s sooo very yummy! We use the lemon curd on fresh scones, toast and peanut butter sandwiches. My favorite use
    is on scones straight out of the oven.

  75. Krista says:

    I loe making my moms lemonade recipe!

  76. Krista says:

    I love making my moms recipe for fresh lemonade! So good!

  77. Tricia says:

    I love lemons in my water, hot or cold!

  78. Maria says:

    My fav way to use lemon is a squeeze on a german pancake with powder sugar!!

  79. Chrissie says:

    My Favorite way to use lemons…. I can’t pick just one….????????????????????????????

    Lemonade, lemon zest on anything (mmmm) , lemon cream cheese frosting, home made lemon curd ( knock your socks off delicious) and hot lemon infusion for cleansing or when sick. Lemons are a swell natural cleaner to top it off!!! Possibilities are endless.

    I love you lemons!

  80. Terry D says:

    I love lemons in fruit pie filling. It adds a nice zing! Thanks for the fabulous giveaway!

  81. Mai says:

    I love lemons in stirfry! A bit of an unusual taste but my boys ask for this dinner time and time again. πŸ™‚

  82. beth lehman says:

    i love using a lemon in any homemade salad dressing… with a little zest, too!! thanks for a chance to win!!

  83. Mary says:

    I love to EAT lemons PLAIN!!!! I know they are terrible for my teeth but they are wonderful! I also like to use lemon zest in my Irish soda bread along with cranberries! So I eat the meat of the fruit and put the zest in my bread! It is a win/win!!!!

  84. Tori Keefer says:

    I’m a southern girl so I put lemons in my sweet tea and water! Delish!

  85. Jessica says:

    I love to make a delicious lemon cream pie. Perfect blend of lemon and vanilla!

  86. Megan says:

    Fresh Lemonade πŸ™‚

  87. Chelle Chapman says:

    I love LEMONS in White Sangria!!! AWESOME giveaway, I would LOVE to win!!!

  88. Cheryl says:

    When I’m virtuous, lemon-infused water. For a huge treat, lemon-blueberry coffee cake!

  89. Pink Lemonade…my fav! yummmmmmm πŸ™‚

  90. Janie says:

    In frozen lemonade. Yum. Thanks for the chance.

  91. darlene macdonald says:

    Love making lemon squares or bars, whichever. Love using lemon juice on chicken to roast with. Of course lemonade! Pink of course, for my kids.. Then there is lemon meringue pie, my father-in-law’s favorite. Thanks for the giveaway and congrats on new fabrics!!! πŸ™‚

  92. Mary says:

    I love lemon pound cake!

  93. Emily C says:

    I love lemon on my lemon pepper chicken.

  94. Mariana says:

    There’s always a slice of lemon in my morning sage tea!

  95. Lemon infused water and lemonade!!! I’d love to win some of these!

  96. Kaelin says:

    To make lemon ice box pie for my mother-in-law (her favorite ????)

  97. Kristen says:

    I love lemon water. Simple and yet so refreshing.

  98. Kristen says:

    Lemon in my tea!

  99. Terry says:

    I am so happy that knits are coming into ‘mainstream’ prints and designs by our favorite designers!

  100. kathyh says:

    I’m trying to re-create Fifty Lock’s Lemon Sorbet.
    Lemons, coconut milk, star anise, …
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  101. allison pogany says:

    Since we recently moved to Florida, I have started taking the seeds out of all our lemons and planting them in the backyard. They are growing so quickly and soon I will have beautiful lemon trees! The lemon juice we’ve been using two ways- my son makes fresh lemonade and my daughter squeezes them on her broccoli.

  102. Lori says:

    Love lemon anything!!

  103. diane says:

    Juice squeezed over freshly cooked pasta w/grated parmesan.
    The zest is best grated into cookie dough, such as sugar cookies.

  104. Justine says:

    Lemon Delicious Pudding – I have a vivid memory of being at my Nana’s, watching The Nutcracker Suite on TV, and eating it – it is delicious


  105. Dana says:

    Lemon cheesecake

  106. BJ Marley says:

    I put lemons in my drinking water.

  107. kathy lincoln says:

    photo’s of babies or puppies trying to eat a lemon slice.

  108. tricia says:

    My favorite way to use lemons right now is in salad dressing. Mmmm…! Thanks for the giveaway!

  109. Catherine says:

    Lemon curd! and then lemon meringue pie:-)

  110. amy badskirt says:

    I caught my first fish this week after months of trying. I used lemons to season it and to get the fishy smell off my hands. A double victory with lemons! Would love to make up a version for myself.

  111. Trish says:

    MMMMM…homemade lemon sorbet!

  112. verena says:

    I love to use lemon in cakes, salad dressings and drinks (Hugo) and I love the fabric.
    Greetings from Germany

  113. Amber says:

    I love using lemons in basic dressings. Especially the kale salad on the 101 cookbooks.com site with Garlic, lemon juice , olive oil and salt.

  114. Julia says:

    Lemons in everything! But mostly as Lemonade!

  115. Jeanette says:

    I love lemons! My favorite is a small lemon thumbprint cookie with a dollop of lemon curd in the center with a sprinkling of powdered sugar on the top!!!

  116. Darcie says:

    My aunt makes a fantastic Limoncello, and I keep saying I need to make some one year when the crop on our tree is good!

  117. Erin says:

    Errrrmmm… Gin & Tonic of course! But also lemon drizzle cake πŸ™‚

  118. Stephanie says:

    In a whiskey sour, of course!

  119. Lexie says:

    Yummy sweet refreshing frozen lemonade! Ahh, I can taste it now.

  120. kim t. says:

    lemonade. mmmmmmm.

  121. Melanie C says:

    Lemon pie with whipped cream on top (instead of meringue)

  122. Wendy says:

    I love lemon cake with lemon frosting; a wedge of lemon in my ice water is always nice, too!

  123. sarah says:

    I love a little squeeze over my salmon right before eating it…
    and in a Corona…
    and in sherbet with fresh minced basil

  124. Shannon says:

    I love a home made hollandaise sauce with lots of lemon !

  125. Betsy N says:

    I love a cut lemon in my water. I also love lemonade, but try to limit the sugar. They just smell so good sitting in a bowl on the counter as well.

  126. Katie says:

    We use lemons most frequently with fish and then my husband makes amazing carnitas braised in lemon juice. But I do love me some lemon cake!

  127. sorahart says:

    I love lemons as a meat marinade. Yum!

  128. Linda says:

    I always put honey and lemon in my hot green tea! So soothing in the morning and evening (decaf green tea) while relaxing after a hard day of work!

  129. Judi B in VA says:

    I love lemons in my salad dressing and in my water to start. So many other wonderful uses too!

  130. Mims says:

    My favorite is lemon curd. My mouth is watering just thinking about it!

  131. Allison C says:

    I love making lemon curd

  132. Erin says:

    I love to have thinly sliced lemons for tea at family tea parties, especially when served on my grandmother’s china.

  133. Jackie H says:

    Lemonade, for sure! πŸ™‚ Just made some today!

  134. Brenda says:

    My favorite way to use lemons is to make a fresh lemonade syrup concentrate following the recipe in the Joy of Cooking. You end up with a quantity of clear syrup, mix a couple of tablespoons of it with water and enjoy over ice. Tastes absolutely wonderful. And now I have to remember to put lemons on my grocery list!

  135. auschick says:

    lemon cheesecake! In fact, I may even make some this weekend πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  136. Angela says:

    Lemon bars and a Lemon Drop Martini!

  137. Elise Lea says:

    Lemon Tea!

  138. Elena says:

    I squeeze lemon juice on my salads!

  139. MarjoryW says:

    Good, old-fashioned lemonade.

  140. Michele :0) says:

    lemon drops sugar free ones, lemon in my cooking , yum!!! lemon bars, lemon frosting, lemon desserts of any kind!! lemon pudding..omg…the list will never end!!! i love to save the lemon rind and put it in my disposal to freshen it up!! lemon scents are one of my favs !! im not sure how to post a photo to instagram but i would love to make something for my daughter!! she is getting married next year!! when she was a little girl her fav color until just recent was yellows…so i searched all over for yellow anything!! a yellow purse was the last yellow thing i believe i found for her. but her wedding colors will be navy blue gold and lite pink….i would love to make her something to wear or use this year as i am learning to sew!! i have made many things so far and recently she loved a cosmetic bag i made for a fb giveaway!! if i made her a top she would love that !!!! thanks for the chance to win !!! have a great day !!

  141. Tina says:

    Love lemons! My current favorite is fresh squeezed in homemade hummus

  142. Anne says:

    Fresh squeezed lemon juice with some cream, red peppers, asparagus and shrimp over angel hair pasta. Delish!!!

  143. Elizabeth B says:

    Lemon blueberry bread

  144. Karen Chatters says:

    I love it on my salad but not in my water. Go figure. Thanks for the giveaway!

  145. Ingrid says:

    Lemon juice in a Chinese 88 Martini! Yum!

  146. Ingrid says:

    Lemon juice in a Chinese 88 Martini!

  147. Tammy says:

    Lemon Cream Scones. Mmmmmm

  148. Janice says:

    My current lemon favorite is my mother-in-law’s lemon bread -yum!

  149. Thelma Pillepich says:

    This summer I am obsessed with making lemon vinaigrette for salads, coleslaw and fish tacos! Super simple-lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic. ????

  150. Stephanie says:

    Vodka Fizz: vodka, seltzer, simple syrup and lemon juice. A great summertime drink.

  151. Karen Ann says:

    I love to use lemons in hummus….or salad vinagrettes!

  152. Amy says:

    Just bought a new machine and would love to break it in on this πŸ™‚

  153. Lynda says:

    I really do love lemons with everything, but mostly squeezed over vegies. Oh and the zest from my organic lemons? I love that with everything too πŸ™‚

  154. baked lemon and parmesan pasta – yum!

  155. Emily says:

    Love lemon bars and lemon pasta.

  156. Cheryl says:

    I like to use lemons for limoncello and strangely enough I use lemons in banana pudding.

  157. Nancy says:

    Lemon pudding!

  158. Rachel says:

    I can’t pass up lemons in good old fashioned sweet tea!

  159. Marissa says:

    I love it with ginger juice

  160. Lynn says:

    My favourite thing with lemons is lemon filling in a white layer cake!

  161. Nesta says:

    Lemons to make Limoncello, a strong digestive drink that’s very popular here in Italy!

  162. Faustina says:

    My favourite way to use lemons is to cut one in half and put it inside a chicken for roasting.

  163. Betty says:

    Fresh squeezed lemonade is always the best! Though I wouldn’t turn away from some freshly baked lemon bars…

  164. Lori Morton says:

    Lemonade, Lemon Bars…and Lemon Jello!!! Like Sunshine for the Tastebuds!!

  165. Leah Hanson says:

    I just made the most amazing lemon pie last week, and it might be my new favorite way to use lemons!! But I also love lemonade and using lemons to make the disposal smell better.

  166. Sarah says:

    My favorite way to use them is fresh-squeezed onto hot crepes/Sweedish pancakes/blini with butter and sugar. A close second is in any dish with garlic — squeezed after the garlic is chopped, it takes the smell off of your hands.

  167. Tammie says:

    On my walleye at supper time.

  168. fenna says:

    don’t have instagram πŸ™ but I love using lemons in strawberry lemonade!!!

  169. Stacia says:

    My favorite way to use lemons is as a facial toner/cleanser.

  170. BeautifullySewn says:

    I drink a glass of water with a bit of lemon every morning!

  171. Amanda C says:

    Definitely on pancakes with sugar!

  172. Anna Gerard says:

    all this talk about lemons makes me crave lemon poppyseed muffins. or just lemon muffins..because i don’t have poppyseeds. Favorite way to use lemons…in muffins.

  173. Christina R. says:

    My favorite way to use lemons is baking Lemon Ricotta Cookies. I use both the juice and zest of the lemons.

  174. Tammy Lyons says:

    I love to make fresh lemon aid and also we love to put the juice in our water to drink and as a facial astringent

  175. Keri says:

    Mmmm, Lemon curd and homemade graham crackers. Thank you for the chance!

  176. Lesley says:

    Lemon bars! My MIL makes them the best!

  177. Kimberly says:

    Lemon bars!! Thank you for the giveaway!

  178. Amy S. says:

    Lemon pound cake is a favorite and I love to use lemons when cleaning also- in the microwave and in the garbage disposal for example.

  179. Stacey says:

    Lemons in my water or in a homemade sugar scrub are both great!

  180. Alison says:

    I love to dress salads with lemon juice and olive oil.

  181. Amorette says:

    For vegan caesar dressing! Mix the zest and juice with garlic clove, olive oil and dijon mustard.

  182. celia says:

    Love lemons really, mostly lemonade would be my favorite, but since I am watching sugar intake, just lemon water at meals for me now.

  183. Marianne says:

    Slices and wrapped up with salmon and parsley in a foil package to be baked. Yum!

  184. Jenifer says:

    Lemon chess pie. Best use of lemons ever!

  185. Jenifer says:

    Lemon Chess Pie. Best use of lemons ever!!

  186. Samina says:

    I love lemons in my water, in my occasional Diet Coke, & squeezed over all sorts of foods! I just love the way they smell too – so nice & fresh!

  187. Lina says:

    My favorite way to use lemons is lemon bars!

  188. Renee says:

    Lemon water in the morning and then I save the peels and make homemade house cleaners!

  189. Alicia Toney says:

    I love Lemon zest! In cheesecake, pancakes, oatmeal, etc!

  190. Kate Erbach says:

    Blueberry lemon pancakes, raspberry lemonade and freshly grated peel into the bath water. Ahhhh….

  191. Kate Erbach says:

    Blueberry lemon pancakes, raspberry lemonade and fresh grated lemon peel in the bath water. Ahhhh….

  192. Michelle G. says:

    I love lemonade but I never made it myself and lemon is great on seafood. It works wonderfully with salt to scrub the shower, way easier than chemical cleaners.

  193. Nan says:

    A nice slice in water to give the water flavor – also in a bowl for decoration. Beautiful for summer!

  194. Alli says:

    I love using lemons in lemon & sugar crepes! yummmm.

  195. Sara says:

    Guacamole, strawberry lemonade, salads

  196. Serena says:

    Lemons are good for Everything, but lemon bars are probably my very favorite way to use them.

  197. JenBarton says:

    For every day, I love lemons in my tea. For extra special days, I love lemon curd…on just about anything πŸ™‚

  198. Licia McHardy says:

    Lemon bars area families favorite treat!

  199. Tricia says:

    Lemon zest in homemade strawberry freezer jam! Gives it just the right zing to counter play the sweetness πŸ™‚

  200. Miranda R Trebesch says:

    Love lemons in water

  201. Amy says:

    Of course, lemonade! But we use lemon juice in a lot of cleaning too!

  202. andrea mccoleman says:

    I make Lemon Lush, A yummy light and tasty treat. It’s so light you don’t feel guilty for eating it!

  203. Tina C. says:

    for baking Lemon Bars!!

  204. Miranda R Trebesch says:

    Lemons in water

  205. Melissa Ann says:

    Lemon pound cake with a lemon drizzle. Yummy!

  206. Katherine says:

    I love using fresh lemons! I add the juice to a glass of water to start my day, plus I love it in salad dressings and guacamole.The peels I use to make an all natural cleaner (put peels in a jar and cover with vinegar and let steep for a couple of weeks) and also as a way to freshen my garbage disposal. So many uses!

  207. Tracy says:

    I like to make a lemon sugar body scrub!

  208. Annie says:

    I bake lemon cookies when I get good organic lemons!

  209. Leisa says:

    Lemons are the bestβ€”love them in lemonade, banana bread, bread, desert, salads and great for cleaning! πŸ™‚

  210. Lemons w/ most everything ….in summer iced tea! The fabrics look amazing.

  211. Wendy says:

    Lemon Basil grilled shrimp!

  212. danielle says:

    in dressing for crisp, refreshing green papaya salad!

  213. Ashley says:

    Lemon scones. Or even lemon blueberry or Lemon poppyseed as other yummy flavor mix-ups.

  214. Alison says:

    I love to use lemon juice and a lemon zest in blueberry muffins. Adds just enough flavour!

  215. Tabitha Myers says:

    My favorite way to use lemons is in lemonade! I love this pattern and AMH’s knit fabrics. Would so love to win!!

  216. Liane says:

    Lemons in Texas sweet ice tea!

  217. Kerri says:

    My daughter is Gluten Free and we love making lemon cookies with a lemon icing!!

  218. Heather says:

    Fresh lemonade!

  219. Jenn H. says:

    Lemonaide, Lemon-ginger tea, lemon bars, lemon curd, lemon chicken…seriously anything with lemons is awesome!

  220. I love to decorate cakes with lemon slices.

  221. Andy says:

    Lemon in my coke.

  222. Jess Z says:

    I love freshly squeezed lemonade, and I love making lemon blueberry muffins. πŸ™‚

  223. Laura says:

    Sugar syrup with basil + lemon juice + bubbly water = lemon basil soda! yum!

  224. teri c says:

    My favorite way to use lemons is in tea.

  225. Kami says:

    This time of year, lemonade of course!

  226. Lindsay H says:

    My favorite way to use lemons is in lemon meringue pie!

  227. SarahB says:

    My oldest is a huge lemonade fan, so that’s my favorite thing to make her!

  228. lauradodson says:

    Well this is the easiest lemony question to answer. ever. I love lemons. lemon bars, lemon pie, real lemonade, lemon aromatherapy oil…gosh.

  229. Fran says:

    Squeezed over freshly grilled chicken or pork…learned this while visiting Bulgaria. Also love lemon tea bread, lemon meringue pie, lemon in water, lemons…..are wonderful!

  230. Tami B says:

    I use lemons a lot. Of course, I love lemon in my water, especially when I dine out – masks the “city” water taste! Lemon bars, lemon cake, lemon drops – oh, yeah. I’d love to win the lemon drop pattern and some of Anna Maria’s knits!!! Thanks for the opportunity!!!

  231. marilyn says:

    lemon slices with grilled salmon

  232. jonquil says:

    Lemon curd! Also, preserved lemons.

  233. Tracy H says:

    Lemon in my water, in lemon bars, lemonade, on my fish!

  234. currently on a jam making kick, that uses lemons! And they are a great cleaner.

  235. Lynda H says:

    love love love lemonade – lemons are great for bleaching your fingertips and nails if you have been a bit too creative with your painting or dying projects as well.

  236. Stacy says:

    Lemonade pie!

  237. Connie Permenter says:

    Homemade Lemon Icebox Pie !????

  238. angie s says:

    I love fresh lemon in my homemade hummus, then I take some of the lemon rind and throw it in the garbage disposal to freshen it up.

  239. Esme says:

    Lemon blueberry marmalade! I sew AND preserve. It would be sweet- not sour to win! Thanks

  240. Tanya says:

    I love baking with lemons! Especially desserts, and it’s always delicious if it needs lemon zest! So yummy!!

  241. Jennyroo says:

    Greek potatoes, marinated in lemon juice and olive oil and oregano. Mmmmmmmmm. Hungry just thinking about it!

  242. Andrea S. says:

    I love lemons! They are a perfect finishing touch to so many dinners. But my favorite way to eat them is by making fresh lemonade.

  243. Amanda says:

    Vegan lemon blueberry cheesecakes!

  244. Marti says:

    We bake with lemons a lot, I have a soft spot for lemon and lemon-blueberry treats. I use them for cleaning as well.

  245. Cathy says:

    I love them in shrimp scampi

  246. My nana comes to mind – she made the best DIY hand cream by combining lemon juice and glycerol – an emulsion that kept her hands soft and beautiful into an old age… (miss my nana!)
    I also love them in fresh lemonade, home made salad dressing (the best!) or lemon-blueberry cake… and as a beautiful plant (almost a tree!) in my house!

  247. Margaret says:

    Lemonade for the kids and lemon drops for the grownups.

  248. Michelle says:

    Arnold Palmer with a splash of bourbon and fresh lemons. And always throw the lemons in the garbage disposal after to freshen it up.

  249. Claudia TN says:

    Lemon cake with sweet tea, of course! Thanks for the giveaway.

  250. pamela says:

    Lemon scones, perfect for breakfast and afternoon tea! Thank you for the chance to win!

  251. Margo says:

    Lemon bars!

  252. Kim says:

    Lemons in everything! But mostly as salad dressing or in got tea.

  253. Carolyn says:

    Lemonade! Lemon Meringue Pie! Lemon Scented Candles!
    Thank you for the chance πŸ™‚

  254. Emily T says:

    Lemon bars, of course πŸ™‚

  255. Liz Hartman says:

    The lemon blueberry cake at Sally’s Baking Addiction. Dangerously light and refreshing to the taste for having that much cream cheese.

  256. Michele says:

    Lemons are great to use with Baking Soda for a facial scrub! Also, fresh lemonade is amazing πŸ™‚

  257. Jenny-Lyn says:

    Fresh-Brewed, Unsweetened Iced Tea with extra Lemons! Perfection!!

  258. Debbie says:

    Thank you for the chance to win! Love these fabrics and love a lemon in a nice sweet tea!

  259. Molly Martin says:

    Lemon Drops & Lemon Bars! La la la la Lemons are delicious!

  260. Jen R says:

    I like using an old fashioned juicer to make lemonade with my little kids.

  261. becky m says:

    Homemade lemonade is my favorite! I can’t wait to see the 22 lemondrops! πŸ™‚

  262. Tera Gill says:

    In lemon water! And on grilled salmon!

  263. I like to use lemons in my iced tea.

  264. Heather L says:

    Favourite way to use lemons…Smitten Kitchen’s Lemon Ginger Spritzer, from her cookbook. It’s like lemonade with spicy ginger syrup and fizzy drink added. So so so good! Love these new knits…gorgeous! And the pattern looks neat and so versatile.

  265. kim says:

    I use them to clean my microwave. Cut it in half squeeze the juice into a bowl that has 1/2cup of water. Drop the rind into the bowl and microwave for 3 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes and then wipe out your microwave. Super easy and much better than putting chemicals in there.

  266. Lori Porten says:

    My favorite way to use lemons right now is with a drink- mix it with some fresh lime juice, seltzer water and a little stevia.

  267. Elliejeanne says:

    Lemon curd!

  268. Mary says:

    Mmmm, lemons! My favorite way to use them is in baking, with lemon bars or lemon bread.

  269. Melissa says:

    We have a lemon tree and make lemonade and lemon marble aid!
    Also Follow on instagram!

  270. Carol Nelson says:

    To make Lemonade.

  271. Robin K says:

    Favorite way to use actual lemons? Aviation cocktail. πŸ™‚

  272. Karla Arquette says:

    for hair highlightening in the summer!

  273. Emily says:

    Well, to be honest, my favorite way to use lemons is in a cocktail! πŸ˜‰

  274. Robyn says:

    I love a good lemon bar recipe!! They’re the perfect summer treat!

  275. Jill Faust says:

    So fun! Would love to win! Pick me!!!????

  276. Jessica says:

    I love this pattern!
    I love lemon zest in my baking!

  277. Heidi says:

    I love putting lemons in my water to give it a nice fun flavor

  278. Erica says:

    Would love to win this one!

  279. Bonnie R says:

    We have a little lemon and lime tree in a pot (our climate is too cold to grow it outdoors in the cooler months), and my girls love to pick the lemons and make lemonade πŸ™‚ Thanks for the giveaway!

  280. Amy S says:

    I love using lemons to make my own salad dressing! so yummy!

  281. Erin Waters says:

    I love using lemons for my mom’s lemon bars…delicious

  282. Gina says:

    Lemon meringue pie! However lemonade is a close runner-up!

  283. Angela says:

    I love lemon and olive oil dressing on a quinoa salad with chopped veggies and chicken.

  284. Katie says:

    I’d love to win. Thanks for the chance? They look great.

  285. Liza A. says:

    Lemon Cheesecake! So refreshing on a warm summer evening.

  286. My current favorite green bean salad includes really good olive oil, feta, lemon zest and lots of fresh lemon juice. YUM!

  287. Heather says:

    I have a precocious 2 year old niece who loves to wear my sewing projects – I would love to make her a dress – in a house full of boys it’s a treat to sew for her. For a kick -I think I might sew her a dress that coordinates with a top I will wear.

  288. Stephanie Quinn says:

    To make lemonade!

  289. mamacharm says:

    so much love for lemons! lemon zest for blueberry muffins and whipped cream, lemon juice for roasting veggies and summer water with mint are probably my favorites though.

  290. Marilyn says:

    I love to make lemon water in the morning – freshly squeezed lemon in 1 cup of water.

  291. Renee says:

    Fermented lemons!

  292. Thank you for the chance at a great giveaway.

  293. ~Michelle~ says:

    Hand squeezed lemonade is the absolute best thing ever on a hot summer day. The Pioneer Woman has a recipe in her cookbook. πŸ™‚

  294. Meg says:

    Love this fabric! And love lemons… particularly as a twist in a cocktail πŸ˜‰

  295. Elizabeth says:

    Lemon bars! Thanks for the giveaway!

  296. Marjorie Faisst says:

    Love this pattern, so many beautiful options!

  297. Brooke says:

    Loving these knits! I’d love the chance to see these up!

  298. Beth B. says:

    Lemonade, of course!

  299. Heidi says:

    I love lemons in my water πŸ™‚

  300. Kari E says:

    Fresh lemonade to mix up Arnold palmers

  301. DeborahGun says:

    I like to make lemon cake.

  302. Shelley says:

    I think my favourite way to use lemons is squeezed over a dutch pancake followed by a sprinkling of sugar. Sweet, tart and simple and so, so good.

  303. Meredith says:

    My favorite way to use lemons is in lemon ricotta cookies!

  304. Ella says:

    I like to use lemons in salad dressings!

  305. Teresa says:

    There’s a lemon cake recipe over at Smitten Kitchen…it is literally the best cake recipe I’ve ever had!

  306. Morgan says:

    lemon meringue pie!

  307. Meriel A says:

    Too many favorites! I love lemons – but especially in lemon pound cake, with a fresh lemon glaze!

  308. Lemonade or Smitten Kitchen’s Whole Lemon Bars…. YUM

  309. Sarah J. says:

    These fabrics look amazing! I love turning lemons into lemon curd- yum! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  310. Lindsay H. says:

    I have an awesome greek chicken marinade that uses lemons…really good! Thanks for the give away opportunity!

  311. Kathy S says:

    My favorite way to use lemons is in gooey lemon bars but fresh squeezed strawberry lemonade is a close second!

  312. Darci says:

    I love a good lemon bar!

  313. beth p. says:

    My favorite way to use lemons … Atlantic beach pie!

  314. Barbara J says:

    I love using lemon in baked desserts – shortbread cookies, pie, and especially lemon bars. Cut back all the sugar and let the delicious puckery lemon taste shine through.

  315. Adrienne says:

    Lemon drop Martinis of course!

  316. Lee says:

    Well of course turn those lemons into lemonade! Love the design and the knits! thanks!

  317. Julie Owen says:

    I love to use lemons for lemon/buttermilk ice milk. It’s delicious!

  318. Jenny K. says:

    The least exciting, but most helpful, way I use lemons: drink a glass of warm lemon water every morning! (Most exciting? Homemade limoncello.)
    Beautiful fabrics & pattern – thanks for the opportunity!

  319. Erin says:

    Lemon water. Yum!

  320. Honora says:

    Lemons are the best for brightening your whites! I’ve used lemons to rub on a stained white shirt and then sat it in the sun. the wonders of nature!

  321. Jessica says:

    To make lemonade, of course!

  322. ParisGrrl says:

    My fav use for lemons? Moroccan chicken!

  323. Rhonda says:

    I’m not a big fan of sour things but I live lemon in my water! Oh and I love lemon bars I think that’is the only two ways I really like lemons…. Eeek!M BUT #ilovelemondrops

  324. Barbara says:

    I absolutely love lemons so choosing a single lemon-containing dish is a difficult task. How about lemon curd? I love it on bread, in cakes, just anyway is fine with me!

  325. The very best way to start your day is with a warm glass of water and lemon.
    Other than that, an ice cold lemonade on a hot summer afternoon is pretty much perfect!

  326. Delaine says:

    My favourite way to use lemons is to make lemon chicken. Thanks!

  327. Hayley says:

    Either in a hot lemon and honey or a vodka and soda depending in the time of day!

  328. sarah says:

    i use lemons all the time, cakes, tray bakes, curds but i guess my favourite after a long day at the sewing machine is in a gin and tonic – ahhh so refreshing!

  329. marjolein says:

    ooohhh this is a great give away. I try my luck here. My favourite way to use lemons is making lemon chicken in the oven. Lemon meruengue (spelling???) is also great.

  330. Brooke says:

    I love making lemon bars…they are so lovely and summery!

  331. 66stitches says:

    Ooh, yes please! And I LOVE everything lemony. My very favourite is lemon delicious pudding: https://www.donnahay.com.au/recipes/lemon-delicious-pudding

  332. Kathleen McLachlan says:

    When I have a cold I like to make myself a Hot Toddy. Depending on how bad the cold is it may or may not have the cheeky wee addition of some whisky.

  333. Artkat says:

    It would have to be lemon meringue pie πŸ™‚

  334. Antje says:

    Lemons? Fresh lemonade, definitely. Greetings from Wolfsburg, Germany!

  335. Jess says:

    I rarely use them but my mom tells me they’re great for cleaning. πŸ™‚

  336. Ruby says:

    Love them!!!!

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