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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!

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This giveaway is sponsored by M&J Trimming

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.13 AMby Ivana Krejci

    self, family, friends and clients

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.12 AMby captain-obvious

    I mostly sew for me. I sew a little for my sister and mom (who both sew). Maybe I should think about sewing for my husband!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.09 AMby kimdewolff

    Mostly me, sometimes friends and family.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.05 AMby inspirehope

    For myself mainly.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.51 AMby nehmah

    the start-to-finish garments are almost always for family. Alterations, mending, and children’s garments are for donations to the needy. nehmah

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.49 AMby cindylovestosew

    I sew for my family, and I make gifts for family and friends.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.42 AMby ominous

    I sew for my friends. (mainly my BFF, who always can pull off the most outrageous outfits). Only just recently have I started to sew for myself. Took up Belly Dancing, have recently stated to make costumes. Rhinstones would surely come in handy for that…

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.40 AMby salynnet

    I sew for myself and my daughter, but am looking to put together a clothing line, so soon I’ll be sewing for customers.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.34 AMby majahh

    I always intend to make somthing for myself, but rarely do, most of what I make goes to people around me, like my family and friends. My latest project was a christmas dress for my nice, from a pattern I found here on Burdastyle. I knit, felt, crochet and more. Making somthing with my hands gives me such a good feeling, it’s so calming.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.21 AMby flowergirl3

    I sew for myself, my husband and friends.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.17 AMby thejam

    Myself and friends

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.07 AMby kylawithstyla

    I sew number one for myself, second for family, third for friends, and somewhere in between 1st and 2nd my boyfriend.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.07 AMby kylawithstyla

    I sew number one for myself, second for family, third for friends, and somewhere in between 1st and 2nd my boyfriend.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.06 AMby simone272

    Most for myself, but lately I have found more and more time to make stuff for family and freinds too :)

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.05 AMby coyotelaughing

    I sew for myself and my husband – I’m not confidant enough to give things to other people!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.05 AMby coyotelaughing

    I sew for myself and my husband – I’m not confidant enough to give things to other people!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.02 AMby lisae

    I usually sew for my kids and sometimes for myself. (Rhinestones would awesome on some of my little girl stuff!)

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.57 PMby craftermary

    I sew for myself and people I’ve met who have been through breast cancer (because garments often don’t fit correctly after surgery).

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.53 PMby lummikat

    I sometimes sew for family and friends, and rarely for myself. Most often I so for my dolls and for my on-line doll club members. It’s “sew” much fun! I alter the patterns I get here to fit the dolls. For example, I recently made a diaper bag for one of the “Mommy dolls” by finding a free bag pattern here and then adjusting the scale. It worked perfectly! I loved the idea and the clear instructions.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.52 PMby kamavenue

    Mostly for myself and family. Occasionally for my friends and their kids.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.47 PMby bigmacranch

    We sew for ourselves, family, friends and pets. We sew and make little gifts to put in boxes for service members overrseas.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.45 PMby goldenbutterfly79

    I sew for my customers and my family

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.43 PMby lakaribane

    Well, I mostly head the advice of Elaine of Selfish Seamstress blog (and Coffee Date dress creator!) and sew only for myself. The happy few I do sew for are my mother and my nephew. Beyond that, I’ve sewn once and a while for friends or coworkers but that’s so rare, it’s like it doesn’t even exist, LOL!

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.43 PMby suzijewels

    I sew for family, friends, myself and customers.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.43 PMby marloncosta

    I have made pieces for my wife, daughter, school projects, and recently I sewed a line of clothes for the Boston Fashion Week (a bunch of skinny models).

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.40 PMby slightlyhaunted

    I usually sew for my two girls or for whomever is having a baby… one day, hopefully I will have time to sew for me…..!

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.36 PMby krncpa

    I sew for myself…i knit for myself and family.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.31 PMby tapgirl

    Mostly for me, then my daughter, then other family members.

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.27 PMby milnay3

    I started sewing for myself (to save money and to have well-fitted clothes), but over the last few months I have started sewing gifts for others. I’m hoping over the next few years to sew for customers!

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    Dec 26, 2010, 11.23 PMby ggexpansive

    i sew for myself and my family. i would love to sew some sparkle for every one.

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