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Due to special regulations, we have been informed that today’s giveaway is only for U.S. members. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience to all of our international members, and hope that you will participate in the majority of this month’s giveaways that are available to everyone.

Welcome to Day 18 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win a Focus Iron from Rowenta! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Monday, December 19th to be entered to win!

Focus iron features:

– 3-way auto shutoff turns iron off in 8 minutes if left vertical and 30 seconds if left horizontal or tipped over

- 400 microsteam holes for perfect steam distribution

- Extra large 10 oz. transparent water tank with graduation lines for precise readings

- Large thermostat knob

- Scratch-resistant soleplate, comfort handle and soft touch rear for extra stability

Comment to Win: How would a new Focus iron help you prep for the holidays?


This giveaway is sponsored by Rowenta

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 12/19/11] – Congratulations to member veronicareed for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 18!


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    Dec 12, 2012, 07.23 PMby sticher63

    Well to be honest I don’t like hanging my clothes up…. The usual thing that happens is they sit in a basket for about a week and a half and then when I do hang them up they look like shriveled-up dish rags:/ And all of my irons die after being put through my crafting torcher, and then stink at getting the folds out of my jeans and tops. I guess how this iron would help me prepare for the holidays is to iron out my dress that I will wear for celebrating, and help replace the poor soul of a craft iron after I get done using it to make decorations!

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    Dec 24, 2011, 02.07 PMby LoriP64

    I don’t own an iron. Honesty I can’t afford one. I do machine embroidery and every time I finish a project I have to bring it to my sister’s house to iron it..

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    Dec 22, 2011, 05.00 AMby 1diane

    A new iron would help me press any new fabricks I may receive for Christmas. I hope.

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    Dec 22, 2011, 03.02 AMby pennagal52

    What a cool iron! I can see how this would speed up pressing the seams when I am piecing quilts. And I am always working on a quilting project during the holidays!

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    Dec 22, 2011, 02.18 AMby tcarole

    SInce I just dropped my iron and it’s being held together with duct tape, a new iron might help prevent me from being electrocuted!!?

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    Dec 22, 2011, 12.44 AMby murphvans

    This iron looks awesome!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 07.25 PMby futurette

    I love the fine craftsmanship of Rowena products! Winning this iron will definitely help me prepare for the holidays as I complete sewing and crafting projects for myself and others.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 06.47 PMby zapper45701

    I’m desperate for a new iron! Mine leaks. I iron everything.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 05.51 PMby librik

    For sewing, of course! I need a good iron especially now, that I started sewing with fancy/fine fabrics!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 05.38 PMby Lolibraun

    Rowenta is the Cadillac of Irons…to ownone would be a delight.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.01 PMby iheart2surf

    From getting the family dressed wrinkle-free for holiday get togethers to pressing out ribbons for tying grand bows on gifts!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 05.03 AMby lovelyrita

    I’ve been quilting a tree skirt, so the iron would be great for pressing all those seams!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 05.39 AMby sparkledust1287

    No more “ironing” my clothes by hanging them in the bathroom while I shower!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 01.05 AMby dewreb

    By making my Christmas dress look perfect without leaving white marks on it like my current iron does.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 11.35 PMby roubidou

    iron the napkins for a pretty table.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 10.42 PMby sheenaeastman

    i would love to have a new iron so i dont get points knocked off when i turn in my sewing projects at school.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.38 PMby tamezdc

    Rowenta is one of my favorite brands for irons. I would love to have this one!!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.32 PMby Ethel Jessop

    This Focus Iron would help me finish up on the huge amount of sewing I have to do for christmas. It would also be handy for my 4-H sewnig kids.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 07.44 PMby Quiltmaker220

    A Rowneta from Santa would be amazing. It would help me keep things straight.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 06.05 PMby VICKIE BURR

    Need a new iron just started sewing last month

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.23 PMby crownhime7

    This iron would make pressing and iron my pieces so much better. Lovee to win this

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    Dec 19, 2011, 03.24 PMby rosebranch32

    I desperately need a new iron as my old one just conked out. I am making a patchwork quilt and I set up an ironing station just to my left as I sew. After each seam, I just turn and press it. It is easier and faster than getting up and going to the ironing board each time. If I should win this wonderful Rowenta Focus iron, I would consider it my best Christmas present ever!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 03.09 PMby mlssfshn

    I would have a clean iron so I can press on the face of my fabrics.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 03.06 PMby littleharvey94

    It would help me get through my sewing a bit quicker, since the iron I have now is evil! :)

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    Dec 19, 2011, 02.56 PMby vintagegal

    It would definitely help speed up finishing those last minute sewing projects I have going, for gifts!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 02.55 PMby slj1224

    Love Rowenta- will def help me prep for the holidays- Lots of sewing and crafting being done and a nice new iron will definitely be a huge help.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 02.52 PMby itssewtime-1

    Well,my usual use is for pressing seams when I’m sewing but I’m just about done with my holiday projects. The thing I need a new Iron for most, right now for the holidays, is to press my duvet cover that my husband left sitting in the dryer for two days. What a wrinkled mess. And I don’t trust my current iron because it’s begun spitting, sputtering, and leaking water. Spots? No thanks… I’ll just live with my ugly old ratty quilt till I get a new iron. :)

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    Dec 19, 2011, 02.46 PMby lhartup

    I have so many little projects going on, it would be so helpful to have a really good iron!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 02.43 PMby nannykk

    I have a large Rowenta steam generator iron. It’s great, but not portable for our holiday RV traveling. This iron would be great to take along!

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