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Welcome to day 27 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win a Janome Magnolia 7034D Serger. Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Monday, January 3rd (that’s a whole week!) to be entered to win!

Celebrate the holidays in style with the Janome Magnolia 7034D! A serger is the perfect companion machine for the developing sewist, and a must for creating professional-looking garments. The Magnolia 7034D gives you a wide range of serging features in a compact machine. With easy dial adjustments and 1,300 stitches per minute, you’ll get your projects done quickly and easily. Janome is widely recognized for quality and precision sewing machines and sergers. Find out more at www.janome.com.

Comment to Win: Where do you shop online?

Congratulations to melonhead who won the a Rhinestone Start Up Kit from M&J Trimming!

Congratulations to nabettina who won the HUSQVARNA VIKING® Sewing Machine!


This giveaway is sponsored by Janome


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    Jan 2, 2011, 09.16 PMby tina-c

    for sewing, patterns on-line but fabric in stores. same with knitting – yarns in person, but patterns on-line wherever.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 08.20 PMby susansvelvetmonkey

    I’ve recently been buying more items online as stores are just not able to keep all of the inventory stocked and it is more economical for the warehouse to hold the stock and ship. To encourage this offers of free shipping or discounted merchandise is offered.

    I find this a bit sad as the aesthetic of actually seeing and feeling items is lost and I believe that if this becomes too much of a trend that the stores will offer even less or close and the employees will lose even more work. I’ve shopped at a national brand under-clothing store.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 07.56 PMby ttoy

    I’ve been sewing for more than 40 years and I think I’m really ready to start sergng seams…I’m soooooo tired of pinking, zigzaging, hiding seams under linings, and torturing myself with french seams….they add so much time to my projects and I’m ever so slightly OCD, so no seam ever goes unnoticed, lol! I still have the first machine I bought myself way back in 1977 (one of the 1st electronics) and I gaze longingly at the sergers when I go to the fabric store or browse online, but alas, it’s not in the budget.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 07.41 PMby kroybal

    I’ve been getting fabric at Fabricworm and NearSea Naturals, and other random things at Etsy, although I think I’ll have to start buying in bulk…

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    Jan 2, 2011, 07.06 PMby galatina

    I love ebay but tend to look around to find good deals if it’s something new I’m looking for

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    Jan 2, 2011, 06.58 PMby jsanga

    Amazon.. etsy.. yesstyle.com :P

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    Jan 2, 2011, 06.32 PMby starymoon38

    i shop at hot topic, cbs store, chegg, barnes and nobles, and qvc

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    Jan 2, 2011, 06.17 PMby Rachel McKnight

    I always check EBates.com first to see if they have site that offers what I am looking for. If I can get cash back on something I intend to purchase anyway, it seems like the most logical route for me. Besides cash back, I often find coupons for free shipping and percentages off. Worth the look!

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    Jan 2, 2011, 04.55 PMby Tanya Riley

    Amazon, etsy and joann’s online tanyainjville at yahoo dot com

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    Jan 2, 2011, 02.30 PMby charlie472

    I’ve just started sewing so now I have lots of ideas about where to buy sewing paraphernalia from. I did buy a sewing book from Abebooks.com – a really good website for cheap books.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 01.53 PMby carriemak

    Amazon to compare prices

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    Jan 2, 2011, 01.15 PMby zarinaia

    Mostly Etsy!

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    Jan 2, 2011, 11.32 AMby Imenka Bezprezimenkovska

    I don’t shop online, because of a simple reason – I need to see/sense in any way the item I buy….

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    Jan 2, 2011, 07.14 AMby sylvia bell

    When I am looking to purchase, I use the internet for research, that’s how I discovered at the time I was looking for an embroidery machine, Janome was the only one who had a machine that only does embroidery, as I already owned 3 Janome’s it was a great fit for my sewing needs.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 06.41 AMby Alisad

    I do most of my shopping at Etsy.com, it’s great for fabric, buttons and fun unique items.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 05.48 AMby lummikat

    I often buy from Etsy and Amazon. I love to browse fabric.com. I check out current prices at ebay and google if I am looking for something specific. I also belong to some on-line doll groups and look for hand made doll clothing from sellers that post their links on them.
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    Jan 2, 2011, 05.48 AMby lummikat

    I often buy from Etsy and Amazon. I love to browse fabric.com. I check out current prices at ebay and google if I am looking for something specific. I also belong to some on-line doll groups and look for hand made doll clothing from sellers that post their links on them.
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    Jan 2, 2011, 04.25 AMby katemaruf

    I typically shop Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Etsy, and Ebay online. I like browsing Hobby Lobby and Jo-Anns websites, but then I usually go to the store to make purchases.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 03.51 AMby selleck

    When I shop online I like to visit mom and pop places.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 03.33 AMby simonewarrior

    I shop at eBay & Amazon….please this is the one I have been waiting for…please….please….please…..PICK ME!!!! I NEED a SERGER SO BAD!!!Christmas has come and gone and my birthday is on January the 5th and I will be turning 35…. Please make my Birthday!!!!! Thank you…

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    Jan 2, 2011, 02.48 AMby veronicaw

    I shop at Etsy for handmade stuff, SuperBuzzy for cool fabric and books, Amazon… not generally an ebay person, but it’s never too late to start!

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    Jan 2, 2011, 02.40 AMby susansvelvetmonkey

    Amazon, ebay, etsy are the best.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 02.03 AMby katymiller17

    I generally use Google, eBay, Overstock, Amazon and etsy to comparison shop and then actually buy from reliable sources with positive reviews online.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 01.46 AMby ambermarie

    I mainly shop at modcloth.com, fabric.com, and sewmamasew.com. i also check out ayuverda.com and giam.com sometimes too.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 01.40 AMby sunshinetalia

    My first stop is always ebay. I found great, cheap fabrics and supplies on there!

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    Jan 1, 2011, 11.17 PMby Wendy Wolfe

    I love to shop on Etsy! My goal is to support the independent small business owners first (on-line as well as local- which is easy to do here in Portland Oregon) and to avoid big box retailers.

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    Jan 1, 2011, 08.58 PMby jseth23

    fabric.com for fabric. for everything else: amazon.com and retailer’s websites

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    Jan 1, 2011, 08.46 PMby selfsovereign

    Amazon, Etsy, and Tiger Direct!

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    Jan 1, 2011, 08.18 PMby ggexpansive

    i shop online at walmart, why fight the crowd in person?

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    Jan 1, 2011, 08.10 PMby BobbinBombshell


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