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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, 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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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.34 AMby sewsusan

    Mostly for myself, but occasionally for family and friends.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.34 AMby bitterbunny

    mostly I sew stuff that catches my eye, but I usually give it away. lately, i’ve been sewing for my two new kittens: toshiro & totoro :-)

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.31 AMby RetroDivaSSC

    I sew for myself and family. I mostly alterations and little kids costumes. But nothing makes me happier!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.25 AMby srkshannon

    I sew mostly for myself but I have sewn some stuff for my sisters.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.22 AMby mcgjean

    I sew for myself, my two college aged daughters, my dog, and lots of alterations for family and friends.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.17 AMby daiseysleatherworks

    I mainly sew for my family and myself as well as my equestrian customers. However, many of them want things non-equestrian as well.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.09 AMby sewcalgal

    99% of my sewing is for charity/fundraising.

    Are you familiar with the Boob Project? This is a non-profit project focused on breast cancer awareness. Nina-Lise Moen is the mind behind this wonderful new project and she could really use your beautiful embellishments to help with workshops to decorate boobs for exhibit. Thus, if I were to win your giveaway I’d like this prize to go to her project. (http://mrsmoen.blogspot.com/)


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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.08 AMby variantvi

    lol I usually sew for everyone but myself! I sew for people at work who are my customers and who just want custom pieces….THEN I sew for myself lol

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    Dec 27, 2010, 04.07 AMby sondraleigh

    for myself and for clients. Lately not enough for myself and recently pjs for my son!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 03.56 AMby babyizblue

    myself and a few of my friends. im not good enough to sew for many people yet

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    Dec 27, 2010, 03.50 AMby leighr

    I sew for myself and my family, though it’s mainly for my nieces and nephew.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 03.08 AMby Melanie Logan

    I sew and knit for my family, friends, and myself. I want to start sewing for customers soon!!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 03.06 AMby sewithought

    I sew for myself and everyone in sight

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