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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 20, 2010, 05.23 AMby matilda116

    I found burdastyle while google searching patterns. love the patterns love the site!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.19 AMby Grannylisa

    I have used Fiskars for years! I need a new pair!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.18 AMby lrm

    I found Burdastyle online a few months ago as I was looking up sewing sites and forums, and I’ve since become a huge fan!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.18 AMby amberlove

    learned about it from a search engine! Rock on

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.09 AMby Tricia Marshall Jones

    I stumbled upon Burda Style while googling tutorials for making pin tucks.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.09 AMby mo-mo-sew-sew

    i think i was following a thread of pics on flickr and saw someone’s link to a skirt they made from a pattern here. it was like striking gold when i clicked and made it here!!!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.09 AMby katinkanora

    I was researching some historical sewing, and I believe it was a blog on the regency that recommended help from one of the patterns here :) Hooked since then.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.02 AMby redbean009

    It seemed so long ago, but I think I heard about Burdastyle via Burdamode.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.56 AMby tanetane

    stumbled upon, as googling, I believe it was.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.45 AMby Jane Coombs

    I stumbled upon Burda Style while on another quilting blog. I am happier for it.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.35 AMby kylawithstyla

    I learned about Burda Style from a blog. The selfish seamstress showed me the way.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.28 AMby shanitita

    I knew of Burda, but didn’t click to the blog/website until I started reading Gertie’s blog.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.24 AMby marionalloreta

    I was searching for nice patterns online and Burdastyle came up on the results on google! what an amazing find!!!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.23 AMby gatonju

    I was googling a tutorial for help putting in an invisible zipper. I was given a link to Burdastyle.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.19 AMby baumshell626

    I learned about burdastyle from my friend Ana, when she picked up sewing she did nothing but talk about how fun it was. When I started sewing she bragged about how wonderful this website was. Ever since then this website has been apart of my everyday life.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.19 AMby colerose76

    I believe it was a spot or link from Red Moon Gardens, it’s been awhile but I’m almost sure that’s were I heard about you.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.17 AMby baumshell626

    I learned about burdastyle from my friend Ana, when she picked up sewing she did nothing but talk about how fun it was. When I started sewing she bragged about how wonderful this website was. Ever since then this website has been apart of my everyday life.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.16 AMby leslie

    It’s been so long! I think I saw it on a blog—Sew Retro, maybe!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.12 AMby tmcguire

    To be honest, I’m not sure where I heard about Burda. All I know is that it’s probably the best thing that’s happened to me and my sewing. Love you guys!!!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.10 AMby vintage-junky

    I learned Burdastyle when I was first teaching myself how to sew and intensive google searchs led me here!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.02 AMby rosemadder

    I have subscribed to Burda mags and check the website quite often. One of my favorite places for sewing information.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 04.00 AMby katinklech

    I met the NYC Burda Style crew at a film shoot my sister did for the website last winter. I was so inspired by the people involved and the projects they brought to life that I became a member and started following the site. It’s been great!!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 03.54 AMby globalgal

    I just googled “learn to sew” and after browsing a few results, made my way to the site. I’m very glad I did!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 03.54 AMby revolution9

    I found it by googling techniques I needed to learn.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 03.53 AMby lala86

    I knew about burdastyle when a friend told me about the anita jeans pattern for free… since then… never stopped!!!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 03.50 AMby dnembhard

    I hard about Burdastyle from a fellow Home Ec teacher, who posted something about the website on our list-serve. I checked it out, and have become hooked! I was always a fan of Burda patterns, so this is a great extension. I tell my students about Burdastyle, and anyone I know who is new to sewing, or wants to get back into sewing.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 03.49 AMby Laura Stewart

    I love Fiskars~~

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    Dec 20, 2010, 03.45 AMby breckgirl

    I learned abour burda style via the internet. i have found so much information from that source. the other was at Quilter’s Corner.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 03.41 AMby cindylovestosew

    I learned about Burda Style from the Threads Magazine Blog. I love it!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 03.41 AMby kcrismali

    I probably stumbled across it via some blog or google search.

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