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Welcome to day 26 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win a Rhinestone Start Up Kit from M&J Trimming. Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Monday, December 27th to be entered to win!

Win the very popular Rhinestone Start Up Kit: A gift basket with some of the best trims, such as ribbons, buttons, and appliqué!

“Freedom in Selection, Gives Freedom in Design”. M&J Trimming has stood by this saying since 1936, and still today we provide our customers with the highest quality and best selection of trims for their artistic designs. Happy Holiday’s from M&J Trimming Family.

Comment to Win: Whom do you sew for? Yourself? Your family? Customers?

Congratulations to ricegirl who won the Japanese Pattern Books from Tessuti!


This giveaway is sponsored by M&J Trimming


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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.30 PMby morphomixstress

    I admit I sew for inside people only. That means people I’m my house and right now that’s just me and the kids. Its funny though how many people want hand made clothing. When folks find out see they say “can you make….” If I took requests id never have time to sew for us.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.30 PMby univacgrl

    I mostly sew for people I love. I collect patterns for myself that are always lower priority than sewing for everybody else.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.30 PMby Lynne Haflett

    I sew for my family and friends and I sew for anyone who seeks me out to do alterations, repairs and custom work.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.29 PMby Velmaef

    I sew for family, friends, and myself.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.28 PMby LéonaDy

    I sew for myself. It’s fun to mix different styles and get a unique look (plus everything fits just right).

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.25 PMby corvus

    I sew for myself and, very rarely, loved ones. I typically only sew for loved ones who I know respect what goes into handmaking something- those who don’t, you might a well buy a shirt from a store for.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.25 PMby magdamagda

    For me and who likes my designs:) In the past I stiched mostly for me, but also family, friends, friends of friends…

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.21 PMby aristania85

    I sew for my family and friends. The little sister, eight years old, gets most of the benefits. ;)

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.20 PMby sewhappy-1

    Just for myself but recently, I’m trying to sew for friends. crosses fingers wish me luck!

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.18 PMby sugarduck

    I prefer to sew for myself! But I do sew gifts for family and friends from time to time. haha

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.17 PMby campanella

    I usually sew for myself, but for this year’s christmas I made a present for my husband for the first time.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.15 PMby peach

    I sew for myself as well as for friends and family. And I’m now coming up with ideas with things I can make for the kid’s at the house my organization visits every year around the Holidays, so soon them as well. :)

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.13 PMby rlkataja

    Although I would love to sew for myself…I sew for Blythe! If you don’t know who is google this amazing doll!! Every time I get a chance and extra time, I sew up little outfits Blythe, sell them and send them to countries across the world! I LOVE IT!! Hopefully this year I will find more time for myself!

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.11 PMby jannav

    I sew mostly for my family!

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.10 PMby knighttemplar

    I sew for my (very large) family, (I have four brothers, a sister, and bajillions of cousins.), myself, and my friends.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.09 PMby sunbeachsurf

    I sew mostly for my daughter and me. She’s still in the stage where she likes to dress like me (hurray!), so I make us things that match. Occasionally, I sew things for my husband, and I also help my mom out with her projects when she’s running out of time (or patience!).

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.09 PMby suebee2

    I sew for myself. I have an 18 month old granddaughter that I started sewing for too. I want to make some Mother Daughter things! I think that would make a great gift for her Mom!

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.08 PMby lovetessie

    I sew for family & customers. Though mainly customers as I run a fashion & Jewellery shop called cherry trash

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.08 PMby Sescún Marías

    Only once I sewed an apron for a friend who is an expert on sewing and I felt strange… As if she was going to check every single stich I made… So I sew basically for my house and myself…

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.06 PMby kallie

    I crochet, sew and knit for myself, my sister and my friends.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.06 PMby kimdomer

    I like to sew for my kids and their dolls…

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.05 PMby netmyda

    I sew for myself. However, I can offer a garment if the finished product works much better on someone I know (and like a lot!).

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.04 PMby marniduffy

    I sew for my family and my customers :)

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    Dec 26, 2010, 04.02 PMby ziancabug

    Usually for myself, but I’ve started sewing for my friends’ babies. I knit for my friends and family.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.59 PMby just-fee

    I sew things I like for myself or model friends.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.58 PMby suntory

    For myself mostly. On occasion however, I sew for friends and family.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.57 PMby Ralf Schmitz

    i sew for my husband and me and if asked for friends!

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.53 PMby ravenztarot

    i sew mostly for my kid and her friends then and lastly myself

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      Dec 26, 2010, 05.47 PMby carluchi

      I sew for myself last too!

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.50 PMby moransa

    I sew mostly for myself, but I have a hard time saying no when other’s ask me to sew for them.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.49 PMby venusop

    I sew for myself, but do other crafts for family

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