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Welcome to Day 10 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win two thread collections from Coats & Clark! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Sunday, December 11th to be entered to win!

General Purpose Dual Duty XP Thread is a medium weight thread sized for most hand and machine sewing. It can be used on all fivers, knits and wovens. Dual Duty XP is a strong smooth thread for consistent tension and excellent stitch formation. New trap spool holds thread neatly and securely. The 50 spool collection contains a variety of colors including multicolors on 125 yard (114 meters).
Coats Rayon thread assortment contains 24 spools of lustrous rayon embroidery thread for decorative stitching, machine embroidery, monogramming and appliques. The 24 colors include basic neutrals, pastels and brights on new trap spools. Each spool has 225 yards (206 meters) of 40 wt embroidery thread.

Comment to Win: What is your favorite sewing tool?


*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.

[Update 12/12/11] – Congratulations to member goldilox for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 10!


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    Dec 13, 2011, 05.03 PMby Desiree Glaze

    I really like my rotary cutter. What I did without one for so long I don’t know :)


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    Dec 12, 2011, 09.55 PMby KristinaViolette

    One day when I was looking for sewing bargains, I came across a pair of Singer electric scissors for a whopping $3.95! I have no idea why I even bought them. What did I think $3.95 would buy, but they are the BEST time saving tool I have! I sew garments and whenever there are long straight seams to cut, these scissors just cut through them like butter!

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    Dec 12, 2011, 07.42 PMby Ada Nelken

    my Bernina sewing machine!

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    Dec 12, 2011, 03.18 PMby simonewarrior

    My sewing machine is my favorite tool! I started out with my late husbands grandmothers sewing machine that he gave me so that I could make our daughter’s Halloween costumes, she was 2yrs at the time. As much as it was supposed to speed up the process, i struggled through trying to get it to work properly (old old Singer). Then after 5 yrs my current husband gave me a brand new Janome machine, I Never Knew that a sewing machine could be that easy to use! I love my machine! I sew so much now, new thread would be awesome and the variety of colors, Hello! I make costumes as well as many other things! So my number one tool is my sewing machine :)

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    Dec 12, 2011, 01.46 PMby downhighway61

    I’m a beginning beginner…. so probably a seam ripper :D

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    Dec 12, 2011, 01.22 PMby reLYME

    Pins! Lots and lots and gobs of pins!

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    Dec 12, 2011, 01.11 PMby floralwhirl

    the sewing machine without which i’d not be sewing

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    Dec 12, 2011, 10.30 AMby alice1001

    Got to be my seam ripper!

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    Dec 12, 2011, 06.36 AMby PeachRainbow

    Rotary Cutter!

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    Dec 12, 2011, 04.04 AMby PeaceLoveTrees

    I can’t live with out my seam ripper! It has saved so many projects so many times =)

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    Dec 12, 2011, 12.06 AMby qml347

    my favoriy sewing tool is my scissors.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 11.53 PMby mckenzieclark

    I love my Olfa rotary cutter because it makes cutting fabric & patterns go way quicker than cutting by hand.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 11.36 PMby thecuriouskiwi

    I love my chalk pens, they have a serrated end that distribute the chalk in a nice neat line and they come in all colours

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    Dec 11, 2011, 10.36 PMby jamierhitt

    I really love my rotary cutter and how it spreads up my projects

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    Dec 11, 2011, 10.23 PMby chillwear

    A great pair of scissors is the best sewing tool

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    Dec 11, 2011, 10.03 PMby mad14kt

    My metal guage ;D

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    Dec 11, 2011, 09.08 PMby janers41

    My Oliso iron would have to be my favorite sewing tool. I like to iron anyway, the Oliso makes it even better!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 08.41 PMby representativekelly

    My favorite sewing tool is my friend – the just-right sewing machine :)

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    Dec 11, 2011, 08.37 PMby inaida

    My sewing machine and my rotary cutter! what a pair! :)

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    Dec 11, 2011, 08.26 PMby dewreb

    I have to go with the seam ripper. I’d prefer to never have to use it, but since I sometimes need to rip seams, it comes in handy!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 08.15 PMby Brunsheska Hammoumi

    I lovethe patterns from budarstyle, My sewing machine ( Brother Sq9000), seam ripper.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 07.40 PMby LéonaDy

    Seam ripper! I make so many clumsy mistakes..

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    Dec 11, 2011, 07.20 PMby ifkagljifka

    my fav thing is sewing machine, cause she’s so smooth…you know!?!?!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 07.11 PMby drainl

    I love my scissors!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 06.38 PMby ghainskom

    My Ergonomic tracing Wheel

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    Dec 11, 2011, 06.34 PMby roxydre

    Just what I need!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 06.28 PMby xxmazenxx

    a needle pulling thread. simple and effective. :D

    Happy Holidays!!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 06.19 PMby heatherrique

    My favorite tool, of course, is my sewing machine, and scissors

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    Dec 11, 2011, 06.08 PMby martinK

    I don’t want to mis my three sewingmachines en my professional iron station from Bielle with its 5l steem tank

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    Dec 11, 2011, 05.32 PMby jmelsha

    My serger- because I have a need for speed (while I’m creating cool stuff).

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