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[Update 11/14/2011] – Congratulations to mad14kt, who was randomly selected to win this dress form!


Dritz has an amazing selection of sewing notions, trims and tools that any seamstress or seamster would love.

We used some of their items for two of our latest craft projects, “Grommet Skirt” and “Make Hearts, Not War.” We loved using all of the supplies!

Now, until Monday, November 14th, Dritz is giving away one of their amazing “My Double Deluxe (Small)” dress forms. Here are all the great features it has:

- Designed to fit pants plus all other types of garments (gowns , dresses, suits & skirts).
- Off-set center pole for hanging pants
- Shaped hips -bottom & thighs for fitting pants
- Longer pole to accommodate taller women – wedding dresses & evening gowns
- Extended shoulders for supporting & setting in sleeves
- 12 Rotating dial wheels at bust – waist & hips
- Adjustments can be made in precise increments
- Adjustable back waist length
- Adjustable neck with pin cushion
- Pin Hem Marker
- Foam-backed nylon cover for easy pinning & marking.

Sounds cool, right?! To enter, answer the following: What’s your most treasured tool or notion in your sewing basket?

Good Luck!

Please note: If selected as a winner, any personal information you provide to receive your prize in this giveaway is subject to the sponsor’s privacy rules. These may differ from BurdaStyle’s rules, so please review the rules before entering your information. BurdaStyle is not responsible for the handling of your data in connection with this giveaway.

368 Comments

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    Dec 2, 2011, 12.00 AMby mad14kt

    My Dress Form just arrived!!! Thank you so much to Burdastyle & Dritz!!! Remember to continue to be CREATIVE ;D

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    Nov 16, 2011, 02.08 AMby Sabine Yeager

    I love my sliding ruler. It saves so much time when I have to measure a little or a lot and is always correct.

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    Nov 14, 2011, 05.11 AMby sarahk

    Seam ripper!

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    Nov 14, 2011, 04.30 AMby livingfabric

    My most treasure notion in my sewing basket is my sewing scale, a little 6" ruler with a sliding guide. I hate hemming and marking so with the scale I can skip the marking sometimes.

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    Nov 14, 2011, 04.14 AMby garrisonwarren

    The only sewing tool I have that feels close to treasure is my mother’s fancy scissors.

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    Nov 14, 2011, 02.14 AMby mccuskerk

    My left handed Gingher scissors, because my mom got them for me, and I use them in every sewing project.

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    Nov 14, 2011, 12.31 AMby Esther Hopland

    My most treasured tool is my dress form because I can chnage it to fit different sizes and I can sew for somebody and try it on without them being there.

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    Nov 13, 2011, 11.14 PMby Valeria Martinez

    Well, my favorite tool when I’m sewing is the seam ripper so when I make a mistake I don’t have to worry that It would stay like that, and the rotary cutter because it make it so easy for cutting a fabric.

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    Nov 13, 2011, 10.12 PMby MamanADroit

    Definitely my water soluble marker! I use it for machine sewing and embroidery both.

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    Nov 13, 2011, 07.40 PMby datstylin

    My most treasured tool are my Gingher scissors. They were a birthday gift from my husband and I treasure them. They cut like a dream and are kept safely guarded in my sewing/craft drawers. My family knows these are completely off limits for any cutting other than fabric. Just love them.

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    Nov 13, 2011, 06.49 PMby jumanah

    rotary cutter. Absolutely, without a doubt, one of the best inventions ever!

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    Nov 13, 2011, 05.45 PMby ijada13

    My most useful tool is my rotary cutter as it makes cutting fabric so much quicker, especially when the blade is nice and sharp!

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    Nov 13, 2011, 05.20 PMby sehandy

    I am dying to have one of these dressforms! My most treasured tool is my seam ripper. Second in line are probably metal pyramid studs. (They count as a notion, right?)

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    Nov 13, 2011, 02.45 PMby mlee85

    All of my fantastic colored thread! I can match almost anything!

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    Nov 13, 2011, 10.40 AMby mixtlii

    I believe my scissors are my most treasured tool! I won them here on Burdastyle, and they do cut fantastically!

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    Nov 13, 2011, 10.20 AMby truemac

    My tape measure!

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    Nov 13, 2011, 03.59 AMby mstadabsta

    oh my gosh thats sooooooooooooooooopooooooooooooooo cute!!you da bomb. go youuu!!!!! that is so awesome and you are so talented at this.

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    Nov 13, 2011, 03.27 AMby zorra5819

    My rolling chalk marker pen. Couldn’t work without it!

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    Nov 13, 2011, 02.31 AMby annawilliamson

    My seam ripper! It lives in my mouth (sounds weird in writing but we know we all do this!!) while I’m sewing for easy access, along with some pins. I don’t know what I’d do without it.

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    Nov 13, 2011, 01.35 AMby Lea Bishop

    pin cushion! Prevents me from ending up with a mouthful of pins or dangerous needles floating in the carpet!

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    Nov 12, 2011, 08.26 PMby pimsy

    In my den of couture, the most valuable tool is definitely my collection of my scissors and pins, and also my seam ripper, or my pen erasable, or else my tape measure. In fact, EVERYTHING is precious to me in sewing because each tool is important and is valuable in its own way.

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    Nov 12, 2011, 07.42 PMby afureida

    My most treasured tools are my pins! I can’t imagine sewing clothing without them. :)

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    Nov 12, 2011, 06.08 PMby crownhime7

    My most treasure tool is probably my pins & needles because without them, I’m can’t sew.

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    Nov 12, 2011, 06.05 PMby sharper

    It’s hard to pick just one! But I’d be lost without my seam ripper.

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    Nov 12, 2011, 05.34 PMby bttn

    My favourite sewing tool is a double tracing wheel to mark easily the seam allowance, where it’s not included.

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    Nov 12, 2011, 04.47 PMby Marie-Eve Perreault

    my needle and my scisors, because they allow me to make magic and create new beautiful original clothes! :D

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    Nov 12, 2011, 04.21 PMby mlssfshn

    My stiletto, it can get closer to the needle than my fingers when I’m sewing and need to grip things really close.

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    Nov 12, 2011, 03.38 PMby leyee1

    Given that I am a handsewer, my needles are my most used and loved.

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    Nov 12, 2011, 03.08 PMby annsunny

    My Bernina is my most treasured tool.

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    Nov 12, 2011, 12.48 PMby qml347

    being somewhat of a novice my seam ripper is my most treasured in my sewing basket.Sometimes i get in the zone and try to sew faster and make mistakes or sew a crooked line and have to take it apart. Or I sew the wrong pattern piece. one time i sewed the front skirt upside down seam ripper needed. Most of I having been wanting a dress form this would be great

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