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[Updated 12/1/2011] – Congratulations to diediedarling, who was picked at random to win this giveaway!


[Updated 11/22/2011] – The winner of this giveaway can now choose to receive either the small or medium "My Double Deluxe dress forms!


We’ve got one more fantastic dress form from Dritz to give away!

During the past two weeks we have shown you three cool projects and techniques that can be done using Dritz products (see them here, here and here). This week, Kasia (member postmodest) wows us with a fun and in-depth project variation, “Kasia’s Lovely Blouse,” using the 09/2011 Jumpsuit pattern. She used and incorporated Dritz products into her variation with stunning results.

Here are some of the products she used. Visit her project’s page for the full list. Also, check out her two super-easy ways to embellish a garment using Dritz products.


From Left to Right: The Mighty Travel Iron, Sewing Gauge, Large Seam Ripper, Fray Check™, Rotary Cutter (28mm) and Tailor’s Marking Set

Now, until Monday, November 28th at 12 p.m. (EST), Dritz is giving away one of their amazing “My Double Deluxe (Small)” or “My Double Deluxe (Medium)” 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 must-have tool do you need and just can’t seem to find?

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.

339 Comments

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    Nov 22, 2011, 01.59 AMby YarnStylist

    I need a temporary adhesive that won’t gum up my machine. And that is repositionable in case I need to change my mind!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 01.59 AMby minnietheminks

    I would love a tool that makes inserting zips a breeze! But until that day comes a new dress form. My own one is very old and the pinable fabric is crumbling off!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 01.57 AMby conejitoasesino

    Affordable dress form, ditto! Also, sandpaper sheets. I never seem to have them around when i want to sharpen my scizzors. Also, better scizzors. lol!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 01.56 AMby alexaaandria

    i was going to say a small portable iron, until i saw that dritz already makes one! but i guess a tool that can help me turn straps inside out a little easier! that would help a lot :) thanks dritz!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 01.55 AMby TabulaRasa

    I am i need of an awesome adjustable dress form for sure

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    Nov 22, 2011, 01.43 AMby Maria Muscarella

    Well, lately it’s been a good marking pencil that I’ve needed! Although more space to lay out my patterns would be nice, too! Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 01.43 AMby betterhandmade

    an affordable dress form. I’m new to sewing and realize that having a dress form would greatly facilitate my dressmaking, but I wish they had inexpensive ones!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 01.39 AMby gerwerken

    The one thing I can’t seem to find is enough space to use as a cutting surface. As soon as I find some it gets taken and held hostage by my family.

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    Nov 22, 2011, 01.37 AMby monkin226

    Definitely need a dress form… or a clone of myself! Trying to pin and hem your own pants is not an easy task.

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    Nov 22, 2011, 01.32 AMby mrempert

    a good matching dress form and chalk to make adjustments!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 01.21 AMby williwilli44

    I need someone that can fit a pattern because I can’t fit my own backside! Hmm… a good dress form might be a safer option, then I can fit my own backside.

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    Nov 22, 2011, 01.06 AMby Claudia Lesko

    I need tailors chalk (is that what you call it?) or the Tailor’s Marking Set shown above. A decent apparel fabric store in my area, a professional seamstress to teach me, Oh yes, and a dress form.

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    Nov 22, 2011, 01.03 AMby denise2003

    A dress form that can adjust to fit me! I live alone, so sewing for myself is a bit difficult. I can’t get any help with fitting at all.

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    Nov 22, 2011, 12.43 AMby artepart

    A clock which turns the time back,so I have double the time for my sewing,wouldn’t that be great????

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    Nov 22, 2011, 12.38 AMby Vivat Veritas

    i’m looking for a cutting board for rotary cutter. looking for a decent size in reasonable price!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 12.25 AMby dameventh

    A dress form that I can afford! I don’t have the money to buy a nice one and I can never find an adjustable one craigslist.

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    Nov 22, 2011, 12.24 AMby lakangbini

    I am looking for a cutting table that is big enough to spread out the fabric, high enough so I’m not breaking my back, and can be “disassembled” so I can tuck it away when I’m not using it!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 12.23 AMby cuada

    I can never find decent shears or extra long scissors, and my really old dressform can’t fit trousers…!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 12.19 AMby busybunch

    I’m looking for a specific ruler for a quilt I want to make, I’m hoping to drive to a further-away fabric store next week and hunt it down! ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

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    Nov 22, 2011, 12.17 AMby nadia42

    Definately a dress form. I made a top for my sister the other day, and it was awesome being able to fit it properly on her. I want to be able to do that for clothes I make for myself!!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 12.16 AMby Meg Novack Malcolm

    An ajustable dress form in my size. Unfortunately that is a XXL (or at least to asize 22-24) Oh well. Otherwise I need to relpace my pinking shears. Inherated from my mom about 20 years ago. Getting very dull.

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    Nov 22, 2011, 12.13 AMby refutabletruth

    I would love to have a serger…but I can’t see to find one within my price range!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 12.09 AMby sewmyway

    I really need a better rotary cutter since I use it to cut out my fabric pieces. I’ve also been looking for large sheets of carbon paper to trace off paper patterns onto other sheets of paper. A good dress form would be nice though. The one I have at the moment is too large around the neck and shoulders to properly fit for my body.

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    Nov 22, 2011, 12.06 AMby Marita Kotze

    A Dress Form will be the perfect Tool to add to my collection, I make alot of clothes for my family in South Africa, and with me sitting in Australia, it will help heaps with the fitting! What luxury that would add to my life!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 12.02 AMby buttino05

    I am in need of this dress form! I’ve taken on some projects where I can’t go on without one :)

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    Nov 21, 2011, 11.51 PMby clairesophie

    I would love a dress form. It’s so difficult to fit clothing when you have to keep trying the item on every couple minutes!

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    Nov 21, 2011, 11.49 PMby jmelsha

    I could really make use of a great, small, cordless iron. So tired of trying to iron small spaces with a big, clunky iron! Now a new dress form would be really nice, too…

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    Nov 21, 2011, 11.43 PMby kanamithedreamer

    I would love the dress form! I have one Dritz dress form already (a “my double”), and it works so well :)

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    Nov 21, 2011, 11.43 PMby scavengerannie

    Definitely a dress form that doesn’t break the bank, also a large cutting mat that doesn’t cost the earth!

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    Nov 21, 2011, 11.41 PMby mumei

    I really needs some good marking tools. So far I’ve been unhappy with the ones I’ve tried. I haven’t yet tried the tailors marking pen shown above in the pic so it’s next.

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