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[UPDATE 12/27/2012] – Congratulations to BurdaStyle member corvus for winning this giveaway!

Comment on our blog for a chance to win a copy of Designer Bead Embroidery: 150 Patterns and Complete Techniques.

Designer Bead Embroidery presents 150 fabulous designs for beaded borders, backgrounds, edgings, motifs, and fringes to embellish bridal, evening, and casual fashions. The results are opulent, but the materials are inexpensive and readily available, and the techniques are simple. Each original design is shown in a close-up photograph and a placement diagram. A complete basics section teaches the stitches and skills. Designer Bead Embroidery makes it easy to create the kind of luxurious bead work seen on the rich and famous.

Click here for purchasing info on Designer Bead Embroidery: 150 Patterns and Complete Techniques.

For a chance to win this fun and creative book, please answer the following question in the comments section below: Pick a favorite; Beads, sequins, or stones

The deadline for submissions is Monday, December 24, 2012 at 11:59 PM (EST). One lucky winner will be chosen.

Good luck!
The BurdaStyle Team


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    Apr 25, 2017, 05.42 PMby Dyttel

    Oh no, only if I would have known about it earlier, I would have been glad to win! I have always wanted to find my way out of the resume writing service reviews and this could have been it! Anyways, I really hope I am a part of these competitions next time!

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    Dec 30, 2012, 03.43 AMby jallen5

    So pretty!!!

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    Dec 27, 2012, 07.54 PMby EMILYHITCH

    Beads! Definitely!

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    Dec 27, 2012, 05.48 AMby Anarkalisewing

    SEQUINS! they add sparkle

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    Dec 27, 2012, 12.35 AMby elaineren

    So far, beads. But stones? Intriguing.

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    Dec 26, 2012, 07.05 PMby oumoubambara


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    Dec 25, 2012, 04.31 PMby BurdaStyle Support

    Thank you all for contributing on this Comment to win!

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    Dec 25, 2012, 08.48 AMby JenniferGrey


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    Dec 25, 2012, 04.47 AMby annsunny


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    Dec 25, 2012, 12.22 AMby eckypucky

    Oh BEADS for sure! :o)

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    Dec 25, 2012, 12.04 AMby natsunoyoru


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    Dec 24, 2012, 11.10 PMby Christine Prevost

    Beads for me. Sequins would be second choice.

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    Dec 24, 2012, 11.03 PMby nahilsen


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    Dec 24, 2012, 10.08 PMby ninachan

    Beads and stones!

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    Dec 24, 2012, 10.02 PMby Cristina Staicu

    Beads and stones. I’m a big fan of this kind of embellishments!

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    Dec 24, 2012, 08.59 PMby kath4kids

    Beads, for sure!

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    Dec 24, 2012, 07.59 PMby janers41

    Oh, it’s beads for me, definitely! I love them all but especially seed beads. They’re tiny bits of beauty and there are so many types and finishes. Thank you for the nice giveaway!!

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    Dec 24, 2012, 06.13 PMby euma

    Beads and sequins, I love both of them

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    Dec 24, 2012, 05.37 PMby SENEBO

    beads,beads, beads, big ones, small ones round or square, all colours under the sun. There is so much on offer now a days the choice is great.

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    Dec 24, 2012, 04.43 PMby Bobbie Kinney Klebe


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    Dec 24, 2012, 04.36 PMby Melissa Haren

    Tough one, but I’ll pick beads!

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    Dec 24, 2012, 04.32 PMby taysha1128

    beads for sure

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    Dec 24, 2012, 04.18 PMby Nianest Alers


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    Dec 24, 2012, 04.06 PMby Micheledore

    Beads for sure

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    Dec 24, 2012, 04.05 PMby Micheledore

    Beads for sure

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    Dec 24, 2012, 03.52 PMby Marusya Grace

    This looks like a fun and interesting book!

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    Dec 24, 2012, 03.46 PMby ash18

    I love beads… we can embellish with beads in most of the crafts and in dresses.. it gives rich look.. nice giveaway..

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    Dec 24, 2012, 03.39 PMby Julia Morley


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