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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!

Rules

This giveaway is sponsored by Fiskars

564 Comments

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    Dec 20, 2010, 11.49 AMby charomki

    First came the patterns, then came the blog…

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    Dec 20, 2010, 11.36 AMby happybox

    Actually I don’t kow any more. But coming from Germany to turn to Burda for advice seems the best idea!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 11.29 AMby sprytehart

    As i was searching for free patterns and tutorials online (likely through Google) I happened upon Burda. A very happy day :)

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    Dec 20, 2010, 11.28 AMby natmarie

    I got hooked on Burdastyle from going on Burdamode.com. Burda is a brand I’ve been familiar with all my life and it seldom disappoints.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 11.28 AMby Echo Brooks

    Through an ad on Facebook

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    Dec 20, 2010, 11.19 AMby kessrien

    I found about burdastyle by accident when searching for free patterns.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 10.59 AMby meseide

    I was looking for free patterns. So I guess through google.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 10.57 AMby latulipenoire

    I found out about the magazine first, and then did an Internet search for Burda, and very happily stumbled across Burdastyle. I’m so glad that I did!
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    Dec 20, 2010, 10.31 AMby fkmarchefka

    I’ve known Burda magazine for ages. One day I just wanted to find out what Burde-related pages I can find on the net – and here I am.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 10.27 AMby cinzia1bo

    I learned about it searching burda on google !

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    Dec 20, 2010, 10.22 AMby sherblamzoid

    I just googled burda and happened upon his site and at first was just browsing through the projects regularly to see what other people were making. After a while I discovered the other useful things on this site and have been using it to help me with my own projects.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 10.14 AMby gjvdvelden

    I learned about it because of the Burda magazines, one of the two prominent sewing magazines here in The Netherlands. I love looking through them and getting ideas for new things and I love using the patterns!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 10.09 AMby barona

    I looked for Burda on the web, when I was hesitating wether to start sewing or not. And I found burdastyle.com, and a whole world was there! thank you!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 09.31 AMby craftyalice

    I learned about Burdastyle through a Fiskars post on Facebook – I am both a Fiskateer and a Fiskarette! The wedding dress drawings are fabulous. I have only done a little dressmaking years ago, mostly I do card making now, with sequin baubles, occasional sewing and crocheting as the mood takes me!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 09.25 AMby bttn

    I searched for basic, beginner patterns, so I found BurdaStyle.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 09.14 AMby margabisa

    I learned about it by searching on google… I was looking for sites talking about Burda !

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    Dec 20, 2010, 08.54 AMby Leah Freed

    I saw links to BurdaStyle on a whole bunch of my favorite sewing pattern websites.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 08.51 AMby ash18

    when i was browsing for some sewing technique on google i came to know burdastyle.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 08.33 AMby Linda DeRungs

    I love Burda! The styles are fresh and fun as well as some classics. My mother swore by the Fiskers brand scissors and I still use hers. They work great still!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 08.26 AMby Wendy Christie

    Link from my favorite blog.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 08.24 AMby frounce

    I can’t even remember how I learned about Burda style! I may have been searching for Burda’s website, or just looking for some free patterns.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 08.19 AMby happytomodachi

    I was googling about patterns and stumbled upon the site. When I found it, I bookmarked it and now follow the blog on google reader! :) Thank you for taking the time to put together all this info (free!) on the blog and spread the knowledge of sewing, fashion, and creating! :)

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    Dec 20, 2010, 08.15 AMby klma

    I learned about Burdastyle from my sewing teacher. She entitled her class "Burdastyle " and I had to goggle it. After learning a few simple techniques, I became more and more interested in sewing. I love buying patterns and notions. I really need good scissors, I sometimes use the kids blunt school scissors.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 08.10 AMby may-chu

    I was looking for free patterns online, and remembered I have a lot of burda magazines, so I figured, why not google “burda”?

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    Dec 20, 2010, 07.54 AMby llh

    I don’t really remember. probably a yahoo group

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    Dec 20, 2010, 07.46 AMby lizbeththezombie

    i remember hearing about it through a website called threadbanger. They suggested it saying it was THEE best place to get patterns. i fell in love with this site!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 07.46 AMby helendin

    I learned about it from a sewing blog.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 07.45 AMby shorne89

    i was searching around for free patterns and project ideas and came across it as a search engine result. And I absolutely love it!!! It’s given me so many ideas and I’ve shared this web site with others.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 07.34 AMby Amy Gabarra

    I learned about BurdaStyle from a link on the Textile Arts Center’s web site. I was going from web site to web site trying to find more and more ways to gain sewing knowledge. Love BurdaStyle and was disappointed I hadn’t found it sooner!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 07.28 AMby la inglesita

    Linked in one of my favourite sewing blogs

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