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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 11, 2011, 05.07 AMby kitzler

    My overall favourite sewing tool is my serger. It just makes sewing knits, which I really like working with, so easy.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 05.02 AMby gedwoods

    I’m partial to my serger, I think it’s an awesome tool for sewing.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.56 AMby goldilox

    My serger is my fave… i Love it

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.51 AMby swadlow

    My favourite tool is my sewing machine.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.35 AMby mitteschnitte

    Myvintage singer buttonholer

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.34 AMby ashleyraine

    My cutting mat! It’s saved me a lot of time, esp when paired with the rotary cutters!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.30 AMby Kristie Thompson

    I think my favorite sewing tool of late is heat and bond. My kids have been requesting a lot of specific designs on their handmade clothes (clouds with lightening, rainbows, pirate ships, etc.). The heat and bond makes it so much easier to get it all on and ready to topstitch. kristie_keely(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.29 AMby initabermudezyahoocom

    I have a favor ruler, I like the cloth quilting slider, I use it alot, hems, measurements.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.25 AMby eckypucky

    My seam ripper for sure which is actually a disposible scalpel. Couldn’t live without it!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.24 AMby watatoe

    I LOVE my wrap-around thread puller by Dritz! The shaft of this tool is covered with rubber, so threads cling to it very nicely. Simply wrap your gathering threads around it and then turn it as you pull……what you get are super evenly pulled gathers! Awesome for ruffles, too!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.23 AMby Erica F.

    my seam ripper!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.23 AMby Erica F.

    my seam ripper!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.23 AMby Erica F.

    my seam ripper!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.19 AMby freakusbzzz

    My seam allowance guide. Still.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.14 AMby rltejkl

    I just get one? Right now I have to say my cutting table custom made to my short body but a whole piece of plywood so I can open up the fabric to get it cut fast.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.04 AMby mismis777

    My favorite sewing tool would have to be my sewing machine. My most useful ones (beside the sewing machine) would have to be an iron and a seam ripper.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 04.03 AMby sewmyway

    Pinking shears for sure! Useful and fun- who doesn’t love clipping curves into zigzags!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 03.52 AMby bestbabycakes

    My sharp scisors.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 03.50 AMby nostephot

    My favorite sewing tool is my rotary cutter. I do not think that I would sew as much if I had to use scissors to cut everything… it would be too frustrating and slow!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 03.47 AMby runningwithscissors1

    My sewing machine, but the seam ripper is a close second.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 03.45 AMby aerianaeve

    Okay, for the Oliso iron contest it was your favourite NEW tool, and I chose beeswax. I think my favourite tool overall is…Burda Style! Each time my mom or aunts send me needles or marking tools or measuring tools or cutting tools or turning tools I go to Burda Style first to check out how to use them. I get instructions, tips, and usually patterns that employ the tool well. I also turn to Burda first to learn new techniques!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 03.31 AMby peachassassin

    My rotary cutter – it speeds everything up and saves my poor hands from agony!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 03.22 AMby gorillaslippers

    Seam ripper. Without it, undoing my mistakes is so very very painful.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 03.20 AMby Carmel Mussap

    Well, I guess I would have to say my Iron.. boy if I iron everything first.. then it sews much better and less chance of needing the dreaded seam ripper.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 03.19 AMby gaylee1949

    My seam ripper, like so many other people! Gail D.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 03.07 AMby Trish Iriye

    My bernina & the ‘giant magnet on a velcro strap’ wrist pin holder my husband made for me!

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    Dec 11, 2011, 03.06 AMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)

    a pair of scissors
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    Dec 11, 2011, 03.02 AMby netmyda

    Fabric, fabric, FABRIC! ;)

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    Dec 11, 2011, 02.47 AMby tsedai

    Love my sewing machine, seam ripper, sewing gauge and pressing hams.

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    Dec 11, 2011, 02.44 AMby verypurpleperson

    My seam ripper and of course my Janome sewing machine!

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