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Welcome to day 16 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win two yards of Pendleton’s colorful Rio Rancho jacquard wool, matching turquoise felt binding and a Pendleton hand-sewn label! Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Friday, December 17th to be entered to win!

Wool is the new black and Pendleton fabric is the perfect fabric for your inspired wooly creations. Native designs are all the rage as reflected in Pendleton’s recent collaborations with Opening Ceremony, Levis, Hurley and Vans to name just a few. We’re giving away two yards of our colorful Rio Rancho jacquard wool, matching turquoise felt binding and a Pendleton hand-sewn label to put in your garment, bag or whatever you choose to make! The Rio Rancho design can only be found at the Pendleton Woolen Mill Store in Portland, Oregon. Check out our blog or facebook page for more beautiful wool options, from carded wool and wool yarn to practically any weight of fabric you could imagine, Pendleton Woolen Mills has the largest selection of wool fabric in the known universe!

Comment to Win: What would you like to see more of here at BurdaStyle?

Congratulations to molly molly who won the Thread Collections from Coats & Clark!

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This giveaway is sponsored by Pendleton

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.00 PMby ellohdesign

    I would like a section just for video tutorials. Video is the best way for me to learn and they are more interesting to follow.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.59 PMby lunatepetal

    I’d like to see more reviews on patterns(regular store bought ones like Vougue, Simplisity,etc…) and books! also more baby/kids patterns would be nice as well!!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.57 PMby kattipillar

    I would love to see how to sewing videos!!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.57 PMby veronika33

    I’d like to see more menswear and hats.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.56 PMby jocel

    I would like to see more menswear patterns.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.52 PMby rebekah-lynn

    More patterns for men; so I can sew for the men in my life!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.52 PMby horserydr

    I liked having the free patterns to try. New techniques and “quick tips” are always welcome.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.51 PMby neama

    I LOVE the current format, but would be delighted with a fabric buying guide perhaps? I find that I always go for the same types of fabric – mainly cotton, and wool mixes. It would be great to have recommendations from yourselves & other members. Also, perhaps a book review section would be useful – I know that I have bought LOADS of books online, only to happy with a select few of them:( Keep up the good work guys

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.51 PMby dragolump

    Definitely more menswear! More costumes?

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.48 PMby wzrdreams

    OMG! This is the prize for me! I LOVE Pendleton fabrics. (Santa can you hear me!?)

    I agree with other poster who mentioned wanting to see more tags available. I think the usefullnes of Burdastyle would increase dramatically if everything was tagged and if we were able to search by tags.

    I would also like to be able to favorite blog posts. FB liking them is one thing, but I don’t want to use FB to publicly manage my creative interests…. that is what having a studio on Burdastyle should be for.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.46 PMby Maryann Libbey-Litrenta

    A Step By Step Project – like a simple jacket or skirt – for those of us who are just getting back into sewing and are learning NEW MACHINES .

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.42 PMby lizajane09

    I agree about a better tagging system. And we all love free patterns, don’t we? All in all, I’m very pleased with the site.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.41 PMby la inglesita

    I´d like to see more patterns for men.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.36 PMby stephanieb

    I’d like to see more techniques on alterations – how to alter (from a pattern or an existing garment) the neck line, sleeves, waist, etc…or even how to add personal flourishes with trim and such to make your garment more YOUnique.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.35 PMby Shira B

    I would like to see designing book reviews and maybe product reviews – on sewing machine and sewing accessories or tips for buying sewing stuff – what to buy and where… :)

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.34 PMby vintagegal

    I would love to see projects assigned to categories, to make searching for inspiration, and techniques easier. You know, costumes, formalwear, accessories, knitted, crocheted-somehow given their own space, collectively. It would be nice to see the wealth of knowledge made a bit more accesible.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.33 PMby lakaribane

    I think it would be nice to have more free patterns and if it could be for some wimwear too, it would be great. And I would love some full slip or half slip patterns, for wovens AND knits, please!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.32 PMby wjsmth

    i love the free patterns and would love to see more. also like to get links to great sites for fabrics and accessories

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      Dec 17, 2010, 02.04 PMby dacis

      i totally agree!!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.31 PMby macoskrm

    I’d love to see more menswear and free patterns!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.31 PMby frankiebergen

    id love to see more free patterns and maybe some restyling projects and ideas.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.31 PMby abiah88

    more book reviews would be great (i have been having trouble finding good, and current, books on pattern drafting). I also love learning about the burdastyle team….it definitely brings a face to the website….i love seeing your creations and i have been fawning over those new blog posts about what shoes, coats, etc, you all wear around the office!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.31 PMby ash18

    I would like to see more Drafting and Cutting tips & techniques..

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.28 PMby ashleyraine

    I miss the old days of free patterns every now and then!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.28 PMby laglov

    I love BurdaStyle as it is, but if I could add anything, it might be more links to new fabric collections, pattern collections, etc. on other sites, and maybe even a web deal of the week.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.28 PMby Rachel Franke

    i would love to see more user-created patterns. it’s great to see what everyone sews, but i also know how much effort and work goes into patterns (i’m an apparel design student) and i would love to see everyone’s hard work. through seeing these patterns we could all learn new tricks and tips.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.27 PMby Hallie Evans

    Oh goodness, I love this fabric!! It is absolutely gorgeous. The hard part would be deciding what to do with it!! I also would like to see more free or cheaper patterns. While I agree that $5 isn’t much to pay for a pattern if you are going to love it and make it over and over again, sadly, sometimes a pattern just isn’t all you had hoped it would be…

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.27 PMby isabelbk

    An occasional sale on your patterns.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.26 PMby queenorivers

    I’d love to see more patterns by burdastyle like we used to have every week. I loved them and the ones from the magazine are great but there’s nothing like a great new pattern on a monday :)

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.25 PMby plaidlinoleum

    Pattern making how-tos would be good.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.25 PMby firenice468

    more photoshoots of patterns – so fun and inspirational for what i can make! also more fabric information, i still sometimes have trouble choosing the appropriate fabric for my projects…

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