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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 27, 2010, 09.50 AMby victors

    Mainly forme but sometimes for my boy!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 09.45 AMby marykej

    I sew for myself mainly but I also make small presents for friends and family.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 09.07 AMby yiphat

    I sew for everyone around me, my 2 babies, any friend how needs some small adjusting, and to my costumers. I just can’t find the time to sew to myself!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 08.58 AMby coffeeaddict

    I mostly sew for myself, a little bit for my mum and hubby and I also have some home decor projects for our home and our cat

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    Dec 27, 2010, 08.37 AMby strawberryfreckles

    I sew for everyone I know! But I love making my own clothes the best…

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    Dec 27, 2010, 08.32 AMby ujosiili

    I sew clothes for myself, bags and other small stuff for my family and friends.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 07.47 AMby demitrice

    I sew for myself family members and customers. I manage and operate a small folk art craft business in my home. I create original one of a kind hand made dolls ,clothing, jewelry, accessories, painting and

    drawing. Also a recent addition to my creative avenue is basket weaving. An plan exhibiting my work the coming New Year 2011. Happy New Year and World Peace and Love to Mankind.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 07.44 AMby serenageo

    i sew for me, my sister, her friends, my friends, their friends…

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    Dec 27, 2010, 07.41 AMby ahand

    Lately because of Christmas I had been sewing for my family, but besides that I sew for myself! I want to make my fiance some pajamas for his birthday soon too though!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 07.38 AMby daharadreaming

    I mainly sew for customers and for gifts — but desperately need to set time aside to sew for myself! Then again, I think everyone who crafts should take time to create things of beauty just for themselves as well.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 07.03 AMby mimmaus

    For me and my family, but sometimes for costumers too.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 07.02 AMby makurochan

    myself, family, and friends

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    Dec 27, 2010, 06.59 AMby tklexi

    I use the people around my like guinea pigs to test my new ideas on, playing ‘dress up dolly’ with anyone who’ll let me. I dont think they mind much :p I much prefer the designing process to the manufacturing process I have to do with customers. In the end though, it’s all for myself. I wouldnt be doing it unless I loved it.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 06.54 AMby dianajanssen

    I make things for myself, family, friends and sewing students.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 06.46 AMby dobrotalivia

    I sew for me and for my sister.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 06.42 AMby darby1412

    I have a very young family and I sew for them but mostly me, ha ha, when I can! Everyone else asks me to sew for them and I politely say no, as I know I hardly ever find time to sew for me and mine let alone others. I wish I had more time though, don’t we all?

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    Dec 27, 2010, 06.41 AMby momof11

    I sew for myself and for my family. I have also sewn a few things for Church and in fact have plans for another project for the Church.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 06.39 AMby mccit

    i sew for myself and the femails in my familly – mother, sisters and neices

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    Dec 27, 2010, 06.29 AMby slowe55

    I sew for clothes and sculpture for myself and sometimes for presents…and lots for work, making upholstery and soft goods for theatres.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 06.02 AMby missb2000

    I sew for family mostly especially my son

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    Dec 27, 2010, 06.02 AMby lints

    I sew for friends and family mostly.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 05.40 AMby cthuliz

    Myself, but I also make gifts (e.g oven mitts) for family members.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 05.05 AMby cynthiay

    I sew for my family and occasionally friends.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 05.02 AMby shiraash

    I love to sew for my family and friends.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.58 AMby lclurbanite

    Lately I’ve been sewing for my family, but I’m excited to start new sewing projects for me!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.52 AMby dianneny

    I not only will sew anything for my family from home dec to school costumes but also for others in need. When my daughter was a Brownie and later a Girl Scout I offered to sew all the badges onto the girls vests since they were always M.I.A. After a few visits to the local One-Stop of Dept. of Labor, I learned that alot of the women from the “Misplaced Homemakers” groups would be receiving suits for their job interviews so I offered to perform all needed alterations for them at no cost. I truly enjoy putting my skills to work for others.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.50 AMby Amy Gabarra

    Just myself so far! I can’t wait until I am confident enough to make someone else something!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.37 AMby amw1dancer

    I sew for myself!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.36 AMby cvisker

    I sew mostly for my 3 year old daughter.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.34 AMby amberlove

    I sew for myself, and occasionally for those who live in my house. But not very happily:)

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