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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, 04.08 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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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.48 PMby sew2sew4

    I sew for myself, my family and my nieces and nephews.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.44 PMby latulipenoire

    I sew almost exclusively for myself.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.44 PMby powpetje

    For myself and a few days ago a made something for a friend of mine.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.39 PMby annawilliamson

    I sew for myself, my good friends, and my sister. Whoever inspires me gets gifts occasionally. For my family I usually do other crafts, like needlepoint or knitting.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.38 PMby carlachan

    mostly for myself (if it’s too big I gave it to my mom..) and my little nephew

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.37 PMby lauriekg

    I sew for myself and my family including the dogs. My 2 granddaughters are my favorite people to sew for. Occasionally I will sew for a customer if someone asks me to make something for them, but I prefer sewing what I want to sew.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.35 PMby redredhoodie

    all of them. I made a blouse for my sister as a christmas gift and sell some of my stuff online but mostly I sew for myself. I’m at the point where I like almost everything I make nd therefore wnt to keep for myself.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.34 PMby Linda Prihoda

    I sew mostly for my family. I love to give handmade items as gifts.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.34 PMby macoskrm

    I sew for myself and family, and occasionally for friends. Usually though, it’s for me!

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.32 PMby prairieponygirl

    I love sewing for myself and family. When I first started to sew it was for my family, but now it’s mostly me. :D Thank you so much BURDA! <3

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.32 PMby Xenia phillip

    i sew for me my sister and my grandmother.. i love it its so enjoyable

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.30 PMby susieq3123

    Mostly I sew for myself, but my granddaughter comes in second!

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.29 PMby erikaj

    I sew for ME

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.29 PMby anneeza

    Sewing for meself (most of the time), daughter, husband, friends and very recent, to my dear customers.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.26 PMby SewSunshine

    For now, I sew for family and friends. My goal would be to creat things I could sell.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.25 PMby cornellgirl

    I mainly sew for myself, starting to branch out to family. My goal is to become good enough that I could have customers if I so desired!

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    Dec 26, 2010, 03.24 PMby delicateetsaine

    i sew for my friends, if it’s for me…i finally offert my creation to my friends.

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