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Welcome to Day 4 of our Holiday Giveaway! This is your chance to win $100 worth of items (of your choosing!) from Oilcloth By The Yard. Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Monday, December 5th to win!

From Oilcloth By The Yard:

Oilcloth By The Yard is the largest supplier of oilcloth in the USA! We have the best supply of prints and colorways available. All of our prints are shown on our website. The fabric is available by the yard or by the roll! We also offer DIY kits that include everything you need – pattern, fabric, instructions to make a complete project! We currently offer the following kits – messenger bag, adult & child aprons, lunch bag, pouches, zipper pouches, pennant kit, and market bag. These make great gifts for you to make or stocking stuffers for those who like to create their own.

Be sure to check out Oilcloth By The Yard on Facebook and stay up to date on their blog too.

As you can see oilcloth is so much more than just tablecloth fabric.

So, tell us what would you make out of oilcloth, that is not a tablecloth, bag or pouch? Use your imagination and think outside the box!
Answer below to win!


This giveaway is sponsored by Oilcloth By The Yard

*Please note: If selected as a winner, any personal information you provide to receive your prize in this giveaway is subject to the sponsor’s privacy rules. These may differ from BurdaStyle’s rules, so please review the rules before entering your information. BurdaStyle is not responsible for the handling of your data in connection with this giveaway.

[Update 12/7/11] – Congratulations to member patalie for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 4!


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    Dec 5, 2011, 09.48 AMby alice1001

    AS I’m pregnant I would make bibs, changing mats and some kind of small bag/pouch to store used reusable nappies in on the go.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 08.57 AMby roubidou

    a raincoat, perfect for scottish weather!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 08.50 AMby Laura Bolčina

    I’d try and make a raincoat. :)

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    Dec 5, 2011, 08.39 AMby Wendy Christie

    I would make some really pretty stuffed balls for the kids!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 08.30 AMby Varaia Roshon

    i would make seat covers for our jeep when we hit the trails or a sleeping bag-bag?

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    Dec 5, 2011, 08.15 AMby dianajanssen

    Raincoat. Would also make an interesting pencil skirt. Never hurts to try, right?

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      Dec 5, 2011, 07.14 PMby nellyvdb

      I could see that happen, it’s a great idea!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 08.08 AMby rdejam

    I think I’d make storage bins for the kid’s stuff. They’d be sturdy, easy to clean, and add some whimsy to the playroom. Maybe make the front panel with chalk fabric. so they can make their own designs and labels. Maybe make some for me too and store my fabric in them.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 07.58 AMby lauramae

    I think I would have to attempt a polka dot raincoat. I have never used oil cloth before – it would be an adventure, to be sure!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 07.38 AMby queenvanilla

    A raincoat of course. Or a nice bag that can be out in the rain. The most practical of would maybe be a rain cape.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 07.33 AMby olele

    I’d make a picnik mat, just the same as the one my mom used to take when I was a child in the 70’s…

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    Dec 5, 2011, 07.30 AMby mitteschnitte

    I would make a baby change mat and a needle case for all my knitting needles and crochet hooks

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    Dec 5, 2011, 06.27 AMby saxsilverain

    i’d do raincoat, picnic mat, sewing machine cover (actually I have made this once :D), bibs for babies..the possibilities are endless :)

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    Dec 5, 2011, 05.05 AMby stacystemp

    I think I’d make an apron and a picnic cloth.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 04.28 AMby Irishlatina

    I would make a tree skirt for my Christmas tree, a carrying case for my yoga mat and a cover for my bicycle seat. :)

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    Dec 5, 2011, 03.54 AMby amypink11

    Love oilcloth. Bags, bags, bags!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 03.54 AMby cmonahan99

    I’d make craft/cooking smocks for my little crafters!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 03.21 AMby Rust Hawk

    Decorative flower pot covers.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 02.56 AMby runningwithscissors1

    Hmmmm, maybe a cool raincoat since I don’t already have one. Although I would probably make some pouches for holding the kids craft stuff too.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 02.53 AMby freakusbzzz

    Chair covers

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    Dec 5, 2011, 02.47 AMby rdotdenise

    Book covers, and new covers for my Levenger notebooks – I get so many compliments when people see my cute matching/coordinating items that I carry all the time.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 02.22 AMby sunshinebreezy

    I’d make a bucket to hold small toys and all the “junk” that sits on the edge of my kitchen counter

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    Dec 5, 2011, 02.09 AMby sassmama

    I might also try making a groovy lamp shade!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.59 AMby catran

    I’d make a raincoat for my little dog!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.56 AMby msc21

    I have a great pattern for a sewing machine cover. I also found that oilcloth works well for a pincushion wristband.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.56 AMby Etiennette

    I would make a lined skirt for those wet Seattle winter days!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.44 AMby sassmama

    I would make a Steam Punk Parasol and with what is left over, a shower curtain to top off my masterpiece shower!!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.32 AMby takako nagaoka

    Roll-up Window Shade. Cleans easily and adds a bright touch to a room.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.26 AMby Ceridweneve

    I would really love to cover my kitchen walls between the counters and the cabinets in oilcloth-like a backsplash but all the way around in a big L- a pretty and cheerful retro strip.As another reader pointed out easy to clean too! I have seriously been contemplating this for about two years.I love the retro patterns much better than tile or wallpaper.And regular fabric in the same patterns is out because I actually cook (as in fry chicken,etc.) in my kitchen lol so would have to launder curtains and other soft furnishings constantly, as I do my dishtowels.The oilcloth is practical as well as pretty.Maybe next year!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.23 AMby Melissa Petruncio

    I want to make raincoats for my little girls out of the chalk fabric!!!!! I also want to make some awesome shower curtains!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.20 AMby misschristiana

    Ooh! Ooh! An apron and an adorable raincoat! :)

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