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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, 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/)

    SewCalGal www.sewcalgal.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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    Dec 27, 2010, 02.46 AMby schong

    i typically sew for myself right now. sometimes i make stuff for friends and family, but i usually don’t feel like my the stuff i make is up to par. but i try

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    Dec 27, 2010, 02.25 AMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)

    I sometime sew for customers. And mostly I sew for my Mom, my cousins, and myself. I am also a writer. So I do not have much time for sewing for much customers.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 02.14 AMby suz123

    For myself

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    Dec 27, 2010, 02.03 AMby vbugge

    I sew a lot for my kids lately, also some things for other people, small paid jobs on rare occasion. I used to do costuming but not for a couple years now. I wish I sewed for myself but I never seem to get to actually doing that, maybe that’ll be a goal for the new year.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.59 AMby cathyp

    Of all the major projects I’ve sewn this year, five were made for customers, two for friends and the rest (probably about 15) were sewn for me and my home.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.52 AMby shivafire268

    though i hope to one day sew for customers, it is simply for me and sometimes as a gift

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.51 AMby artemis-ivorywings

    Mostly for me or members of my family. I make the stuff I’m sure about for my mom or sister or nieces, but the experiments, I sew for myself. :)

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.51 AMby carolinat

    I sew mostly for myself (I’m easy to please and will wear something with imperfections), but I love to sew for my friends and my sister when I am sure I can nail the project!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.50 AMby miaow

    myself and my dogs.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.40 AMby loyl8

    i sew for a little bit for everyone . I love sewing for myself but I made stuff for family this year and i have had a few customers.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.28 AMby lennert

    So far I have only sewn for myself…

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.26 AMby Liana Kachakhmadze

    I want to start sewing for my home, family members, friends and, of course, for myself.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.25 AMby Erica Larsen

    I sew almost entirely for myself. I sometimes do small things for family (usually home dec) or donations.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.20 AMby melonhead

    I usually just sew for myself. Sometimes I’ll make stuff for my friends. I also alter things for my family every now and then.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.15 AMby celestem

    I sew for myself, friends and family and whoever else will buy stuff that I make.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.14 AMby vwbug74

    Majority of my sewing is done for my daughter. I love making her unique dresses! Now that I got a serger for Christmas, I plan on trying my hand at making clothes for myself :)

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.13 AMby Ivana Krejci

    self, family, friends and clients

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