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Welcome to day 19 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win a fabric scissor set from Fiskars!
Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Monday, December 20th to be entered to win!

The Original Orange-Handled Scissors™

Fiskars’ Original Orange-Handled Scissors™ were first introduced in 1967 as a top-quality fabric scissors. Not only did our ground blades far out perform forged scissors, they were also much lighter and more comfortable. This innovative design and our exacting standards of quality have helped us sell over 1 billion orange-handled scissors worldwide.

Easy Action Scissors (8”)

Commended by the Arthritis Foundation for ease of cutting.
Features:
-Spring action design makes easier cutting
-Easy Action ergonomic handle for comfort anf control
-Precision ground, hardened for comfort and control
-Tested to ensure clean cutting even through multiple layers of cloth to the tip.

9” Razor Edge Shears

Longer blades and our sharpest edge makes these the perfect fabric and film cutting scissors.
Features:
-Razor-sharp blades cut through difficult materials.
-Extra long blade for smoother, longer cuts
-Larger, ergonomic handles give added leverage and extra comfort for larger hands
-Precision ground, hardened stainless steel blades for lasting sharpness.
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Comment to Win: How did you learn about BurdaStyle? Word of mouth? A link from your favorite blog? An advertisement (if so, where)?

Congratulations to lauramae who won the Lark Needlearts Knitting Books!

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This giveaway is sponsored by Fiskars

564 Comments

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    Dec 19, 2010, 03.08 PMby Natalia *

    I came across BurdaStyle because a friend of mine (bows) has an account and posted it on her facebook page. I came to look at her projects and ended up checking out all the cool features this site has to offer. Im pretty glad I stumbled upon it.

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    Dec 19, 2010, 03.07 PMby annawilliamson

    oh gosh, i think it was a good friend of mine and fellow-sewer who pointed me in your direction, but that was several years ago now!

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    Dec 19, 2010, 03.07 PMby missandree

    I learned about Burdastyle a few months ago, while searching for sewing tutorials. It was like discovering a goldmine! I never dreamed of finding a site so filled with how-tos, free patterns and expert advice thatapplies to all skill levels. What a great community — I love it here!

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    Dec 19, 2010, 03.01 PMby Vicky Grainger

    I’m a teacher and was buying patterns for students and picked up the link from there. I’ve used the site a lot since then both at home and with my classes.

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    Dec 19, 2010, 03.00 PMby sunbeachsurf

    I found BurdaStyle through a search engine! I was making a dress and had a question about a term, “french seam.” When I Googled it, BurdaStyle, was one of the results. I was so impressed by the site, that I immediately registered. BurdaStyle is my go-to sewing source!

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.58 PMby marta-fabiani

    It was a link from one of my favourite blog: http://verypurpleperson.com/

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.58 PMby distie

    I found BurdaStyle from a Google search when I first got my sewing machine. I was looking for sewing tutorials and patterns, and I found this site!

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.57 PMby hands-of-gold

    just googled burda, since i knew about your patterns and magazines

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.55 PMby Michelle Parry

    I believe it was through the Burda magazine site….not really sure though…

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.54 PMby cvisker

    I learned about Burda Style from one of my favorite blogs – Oliver + S.

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.53 PMby megatron

    I am always googling to find patterns and this website popped up. Of course I joined! Not only does this website provide great patterns but its like a little community of sewers. I saw this great give-away after I ‘liked’ it on facebook…. I could really use some new scissors!!! :D Happy Holidays!

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.52 PMby cowgrl88

    Facebook add weirdly enough. And I usually never click on those links!!

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.52 PMby macoskrm

    I think I learned about it from a link on a blog. I’m so glad I saw it!

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.52 PMby asf

    I found BurdaStyle when I was googling for a pattern.

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.52 PMby innocentlyevil1

    I learned about Burdastyle from Threadbanger. I think they did a highlight feature on the company and we were being taught on how to follow a pattern.

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.50 PMby gaviccaabri

    My mother gave me a sewing machine, the first thing I did with it was my wedding veil, so after all the wedding stresses I started to look on the web tips for sewing, being me my own teacher, patterns, projects for newbies. And so I found a free download of an easy pattern for a lovely baby doll dress at the german Burda style, (but I could never download it), so clicking here and there I found this site :)

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.49 PMby Shira B

    From Google – I was looking for patterns :D

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.49 PMby lejn

    I looked it up since I use Burda magazine for patterns.

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.48 PMby dina-zg

    mother told me if I want to learn to sew buy burda but I was too lazy so I googled and found burda and burda style that was much better than the ordinary burda because tis more helpful

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.47 PMby lennert

    I always buy the Burda magazine and one day just checked to see whether there was a website as well and… voila! I’ve been hooked on it ever since….

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.47 PMby mixtlii

    Well I knew of burdamagazine, so I found the website burdafashion, and then a link to burdastyle…

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.46 PMby wassidy

    I know it was a blog that first sent me here, but I can not remember which one. I just know that I am glad I did!

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.45 PMby majeva

    I was looking for free patterns on the internet, that is how I found you. Been hooked on it ever since, not a day goes by without checking all the awesome creations members upload here. Though I have not uploaded anything yet, will take pictures soon. Oh, and one more thing, I use my great-grandmother’s Fiskars scissor, that is at least 30 yrs old, and it is still flawless :)

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.44 PMby corvus

    I’ve been here for enough years that I have absolutely no idea. Maybe an old Threadbanger episode?

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.44 PMby jeanniedawson

    I can remember seeing Burda patterns all my life. My mother made all my clothes and I grew up loving the time we spent going to the fabric store and choosing the patterns and fabrics. Over the last year I have been searching online using keywords from all the pattern name brands I remembered and found BurdaStyle. I found it very intriguing and full of more wonderful tips and ideas than ever! Thank you for all the time you spend creating and gathering ideas for your site!

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.43 PMby Crystal Williamson

    Love Fiskars! Mama needs a new set of scissors …

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.42 PMby Marlene Hamm

    through friends on facebook

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.42 PMby Sadie Fox Metter

    I stumbled upon BurdaStyle when I was searching for pattern ideas. Once I found it though I check in EVERYDAY! I was hooked. Love the community and ideas I find here.

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.42 PMby eha

    i think from the burda magazine itself.

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    Dec 19, 2010, 02.42 PMby Adrienne Hendrix

    I actually stumbled upon BurdaStyle while looking for purse patterns. I found a WONDERFUL reversible purse pattern by VeryPurplePerson and was HOOKED!!!!! This is the BEST site on my favorites list. It is the first place I go to when I get on the computer daily. Thank you for the opportunity to share with the world everyones creations and all of your great patterns. Your site has inspired me to the point that I have opened a home based sewing business and thanks to your links and patterns I am doing really well. Thank you again and Happy Sewing!!!!

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