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Comment on the blog or follow us on Twitter to win “Miss Scarlet’s School of Patternless Sewing,” a novel by Kathy Cano-Murillo of Crafty Chica!

Book Description:

Scarlet Santana is never happier than when creating fabulous fashions for women of all shapes and sizes. Now, after years of hard work, she finally has the chance to live her dream and study under the hottest designer in New York. To raise money for her move, Scarlet opens an after-hours sewing school in a local record shop, teaching a type-A working mom whose rigid parenting style is causing her family to unravel and an enigmatic seamstress with a mysterious past.

But as stitches give way to secrets and classmates become friends, the women realize an important truth: There is no single pattern for a good life. Happiness is always a custom fit. For more information, check out the book trailer.

Until, Tuesday, May 10th at 12 p.m. EST you can win a copy of this fantastic novel. Two winners will be selected in total. To enter, answer the following question: If you were writing a sewing story, what genre would it be? Would it be a mystery? romance? a comedy?

If submitting an answer via Twitter, be sure to include the @BurdaStyle tag and the hashtag #comment2win.

Can’t wait to read this book? Click here for purchasing information.

Good Luck!

- David @ BurdaStyle

P.S. – Congratulations to lrm and SewGal39 on Twitter, who won patterns from Amy Butler in our previous “Comment to Win!”

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    May 10, 2011, 09.19 PMby radiyas

    a comedy i guess

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    May 10, 2011, 05.34 AMby Micah G

    If I were to write a sewing novel, I would like it to be a classic romance, just like Pride and Prejudice. I love the fashion in those era, especially it was the same time when women gained rights in the society. :)

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    May 10, 2011, 05.21 AMby offsquare

    A suspense thriller … will she throw the machine out the window? Will she hurl the seam ripper at the next person who walks through the door? lol!!

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    May 9, 2011, 03.40 AMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)

    definitely romantic comedy!

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    May 9, 2011, 12.55 AMby Christi Woglemuth

    it would probably be a comedy

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    May 8, 2011, 08.49 PMby kyrielle

    definitely comedy!

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    May 8, 2011, 07.17 AMby michpitts

    With the amount of mistakes I make, a comedy :) It could be al inspiring and slice-of-;life-y too though.

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    May 6, 2011, 08.52 PMby flutefish

    A mystery! I’ve been reading some quilting mystery books lately, and there’s nothing that quite piques a sewer’s interest like someone being murdered in a fabric store by being stabbed with quilting scissors. :)

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    May 6, 2011, 07.47 PMby Purplerachel

    Comedy :D

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    May 6, 2011, 12.43 PMby perrineco

    I would write a mystery, I’m not good for romance!

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    May 6, 2011, 09.44 AMby loyl8

    I would probably have it be a romantic comedy mystery but its one of those turn to this page kind of books

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    May 6, 2011, 09.26 AMby VThwaites

    It would have to be a romance, filled with frills and lace!

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    May 6, 2011, 09.26 AMby VThwaites

    It would have to be a romance, filled with frills and lace!

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    May 6, 2011, 09.26 AMby VThwaites

    It would have to be a romance, filled with frills and lace!

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    May 6, 2011, 05.07 AMby stitchybritt

    If I were writing a sewing story, it would be a historical novel – based on a particular place and time (e.g New York 1920s), with patterns included!

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    May 6, 2011, 02.16 AMby nyphertiti

    My story would be set in ancient egypt or England’s 1600’s. Something around the secret lives of the wardrober or sewers to the royal family. With lots of excitement, drama, mystery, and of course…romance!

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    May 5, 2011, 11.14 PMby Megan Richards

    Mine would be an adventure story. I have so many different types of projects that I like trying and, honestly, my approach to sewing is to just run at a project and go for it!

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    May 5, 2011, 03.13 PMby maribug

    it would have to be action :D about superheroes ….tonnes of AMAZING costumes would be sewn :D

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    May 5, 2011, 08.07 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    I think my story would be comedy-horror, all the things that can and do go wrong when sewing something you think will be simple :)

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    May 5, 2011, 07.41 AMby jessdunstan

    I would have to write a romance. I am definitely a hopeless romantic!

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    May 5, 2011, 06.28 AMby moonsilkcookiesface

    It would be a mystery suspense/ thriller with a strong build up to a climax, lots of witty foreshadowing, a plot twist, suggestive imagery and a ending that leaves you hungry for a second volume. The bells the whistles and all the fixins ;)

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    May 5, 2011, 06.00 AMby nwhomesteader

    Psychological thriller!

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    May 5, 2011, 03.46 AMby mckenzieclark

    Romantic Comedy!

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    May 5, 2011, 03.15 AMby taiwo .

    Comedy!

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    May 4, 2011, 11.37 PMby milnay3

    Thriller, it’s the only genre worth reading!

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