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

Comment on our blog for a chance to win a copy of Skip the Borders: Easy Patterns for Modern Quilts (That Patchwork Place)

Create quilts with simple designs, strong lines, and a modern aesthetic. With this innovative collection, popular blogger and designer Julie Herman, the owner of Jaybird Quilts, inspires you to create stunning quilts—without borders!

*Choose from 15 easy quilt patterns where design is the star and fabric is the supporting actor

*Learn the structure of a borderless quilt; explore various bindings and their effect on the overall look

*See what can be done when color is used in bold ways to support a borderless quilt design

Click here for purchasing info on Skip the Borders: Easy Patterns for Modern Quilts (That Patchwork Place).

For a chance to win this fun and creative book, please answer the following question in the comments section below: Do you have a quilt that has special meaning to you?

The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 11:59 PM (EST). One lucky winner will be chosen.

Good luck!
The BurdaStyle Team

28 Comments

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    Dec 28, 2012, 05.25 PMby BurdaStyle Support

    Thank you all for commenting! We love reading your answers.

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    Dec 27, 2012, 05.14 PMby saxysarah

    I still have the quilt that my mom made for my bed as a child. She has only made a few quilts so it inspires me to know I don’t have to be a pro at sewing to make good things.

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    Dec 27, 2012, 01.55 PMby Zenica-stan

    My son favorite quilt is also my favorite,because I sew him it from his old t shirts….

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    Dec 27, 2012, 05.47 AMby Anarkalisewing

    I have a quilt that was my baby blanket

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    Dec 27, 2012, 12.31 AMby elaineren

    My friend’s old childhood quilt, well loved, even tattered and torn, made for her by her grandmother. It has inspired me to make quilts for my grandchildren. One down, four to go!

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    Dec 26, 2012, 05.39 AMby adriprints

    Not yet! I have made others quilts, and have blankets that have special meanings to me, but they are crocheted and sewn, but not quilted. I’m currently working on a quilt that hopefully will have some meaning to me in the future.

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    Dec 26, 2012, 04.10 AMby Gilbysan

    My daughter’s “princess bed” quilt. I bought it but it is beautiful. I would love to make her a quilt for her to keep forever.

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    Dec 26, 2012, 03.19 AMby no4daughter

    My husband passed away unexpectedly in March. I gave all of his old clothes to my sister who made a quilt for me and each of my 3 girls.

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    Dec 26, 2012, 12.51 AMby Bobbie Kinney Klebe

    I have always wanted to make a quilt. I think this book might help me on that path a little bit.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 09.44 PMby SENEBO

    have only tried small pieces of quilting, cushions covers. i would love to made a handmade true quilted quilt with my daughter using all the pieces of fabric we have in our house.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 09.32 PMby jenni689

    I don’t have a quilt but love the idea of making one, personalised with all the things myself and my family love.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 09.31 PMby barona

    I never had a quilt! I’m looking forward to making my own one.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 09.30 PMby euma

    As a newbie quilter, I’ve just made two placemats, so I haven’t a favourite quilt yet.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 08.29 PMby watatoe

    I have a very special quilt that one of my grandmothers started for me after I was born. She worked on it every now and then over the course of several years but never got it finished. When she passed away, my other grandmother took up the project and finished it for me for my wedding. It hangs on my bedroom wall now and I always think of both of them when I look at the happy tulips that were painstakingly hand stitched onto each block. It is truly a work of love.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 06.53 PMby SewNotWork

    Yes I have a quilt from a dear family friend as a gift from wedding.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 05.40 PMby jmelsha

    When I was in my early teens, my mother and I made matching embroidered quilts. Mine is in shades of blue and hers was done with pinks and reds. I now have both of them, along with a wonderful collection of quilts made by my grandmother and my husband’s grandmother.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 05.38 PMby tanetane

    I’m new to quilting, and have only made small ones to donate to hospitals to give to newborns. But would like to make one to keep someday.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 04.36 PMby Micheledore

    Yes, its a log cabin pattern, king size almost. It looks likeit was made 100 years ago but is only a couple years old. And there is no border.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 03.59 PMby Justine of Sew Country Chick

    I have a quilt my grandma made me when I was about 9 I still have now in my 40’s.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 03.47 PMby limer

    I always wanted to make one, but I don’t have a special quilt – no one in my family makes quilts.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 02.48 PMby cweetgal

    Yes. A yellow and DeepBlue handmade quilt. It was the first handmade quilted gift received by my mom.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 01.18 PMby qml347

    I dont have a special quilt. I started one but havent started the quilting process. I would love to try to make one a month.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 01.14 PMby Aniani Hudson

    Yes, the very first one I ever made! It almost didn’t get finished because of an error in the pattern that made the pieces not fit together correctly. But, I continued it, fixing things as best I could, the quilt turned out well despite the fact I didn’t know what I was doing. This was over 20 yrs ago, glad I didn’t give up as I would have never made all the quilts I’ve made since!

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    Dec 25, 2012, 12.33 PMby eckypucky

    Yes it was given to my father when he was historian for his grade school alumni and was passed on to me by him shortly befored he died.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 12.30 PMby libra-s

    I don’t have a quilt yet. I always wanted to make one, and I’m sure I will sew one someday. Perhaps in 2013.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 12.17 PMby aranyi

    I have a beautiful vintage pink and white star quilt in my art studio. It is a bit tattered and worn, but it is wonderful to snuggle up with.

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    Dec 25, 2012, 12.13 PMby catfin

    When I was 5, I went to the family beach house with my mum for a weekend and she taught me to sew using a quilt, so half of it is at 5yr old hand sewing quality and the other half is so neat and beautiful. I love it so much, such good childhood memories attached to that small, patchy quilt!

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    Dec 25, 2012, 06.39 AMby Semtele

    Quilted maxi size blanket, my mother bought it in a thrift store when I was about 10, it is still great quality

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