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No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Some restrictions apply. One qualifier per household. One comment per member. You need not be present to win.
The Contest: From 11/30/10 through 01/03/11 BurdaStyle, Inc. will promote, by means of blog and newsletter, the opportunity to comment on blog posts to win a grand prize as detailed below.
Eligibility: Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for BurdaStyle, Inc. or any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the contest or supplying the prize, and/or their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or play. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months in one calendar year.
How to enter: Leave a comment on the blog article announcing giveaway product prize.
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    Nov 23, 2010, 09.15 PMby xeniagifts

    Ack! Only a month left to sew all those Christmas gifts!!

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    Nov 23, 2010, 09.41 PMby dynadhana44

    What a great giveaway. I’d love to have any one of those items although the fabric and dressform have my first couple of votes

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    Nov 23, 2010, 10.06 PMby elph

    Whoo Hoo, a contest that I can enter. Burda had provided me with the confidence to try new things and you always have so many inspiring projects.

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    Nov 23, 2010, 11.01 PMby Vibeke Nielsen

    Superb and great giveaways. I’d love to have any one of those items although the dressform and sewingmachin have my first couple of votes. Best of luck to all.

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    Nov 24, 2010, 11.10 AMby fashionfreek

    Woo Hooo!

    What a nice Christmas present for any of us!

    I am soooo encouraged by this site. Its nice to read about like minded people. Granted I have still a lot to read about you lovely people and post a few of my things.

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    Nov 25, 2010, 06.05 PMby magdamagda

    ah! wonderful! there seem to be plenty of prizes:D it makes this time of year seem even more Christmas-y!

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    Nov 28, 2010, 04.14 PMby klaeukchen

    I love the ideas and discussions on this blog.

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    Nov 30, 2010, 12.17 PMby mixtlii

    I would loooove so much to win anything… And by the way, it makes me share my views on the blog, which I don’t usually do because I’m a little shy and I think it’s not interesting… But actually maybe it’s interesting ;)

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    Nov 30, 2010, 05.59 PMby nglalala

    I would like to see tutorials on how to add embellishment or more couture techniques. Thanks so much!

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    Nov 30, 2010, 06.00 PMby pepsimags

    I loooove video tutorials and I think they’re vital to a sewing web page. And I’d love to see some kind of overview abot the different types of feet for sewing machines; I know they’re different in looks but the more general ways to use them for the specific tasks.

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    Nov 30, 2010, 06.20 PMby passementarie

    I would love to see more heritage sewing and vintage sewing techniques.

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    Nov 30, 2010, 06.44 PMby lish444

    I’d like to see more drafting tutorials.

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    Nov 30, 2010, 07.28 PMby Annette Young

    What a cool contest! I’d love to win anything listed! This is one great site!

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    Nov 30, 2010, 07.33 PMby jumpingranny

    I really love the features on this machine. I have a very old machine with no features. I hope to win!

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    Nov 30, 2010, 07.40 PMby sheilaj

    What a wonderful gift to give to myself, I love sewing and embrodering. Burda has given me so may pattern ideas for my daughter who is a diva fashion plate. She does so many mix and matches with fabrics and styles and Burda patterns gives me that flexiblity. Now If I win the Brothers sewing machine it will add to my equipment and sewing trends.

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    Nov 30, 2010, 07.43 PMby bibliosaurus

    more embroidery patterns and machine care would be lovely! xo

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    Nov 30, 2010, 07.53 PMby Laura Zaliene

    I would love to see some tutorials of finishing touches like different collar ideas, belts, sleeves etc.

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    Nov 30, 2010, 08.17 PMby qotfu

    I’d love tutorials, video or otherwise, on the following; Info about basic machine maintenance would be great. What different feet do and how to use them. How and why and when to adjust tension. How to know which way to adjust. Types of fabric, how to pick appropriate fabric, cotton and notions for various projects. Basics like how to use interfacing, apply facings, insert zippers, collars, pockets and pleats. Thanks!

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    Nov 30, 2010, 08.17 PMby marcellas

    Maybe I am bit influences by the programme “Project Runaway” on TV lately, but I’d love to see more tutorials on how to plan and define the patterns for sewing garments straight out of the intial picture as they do on the show. They seem to make a picture on a piece of sheet and the starting putting the cloth on the dummy and “shape” it to the right pattern and the cut! How do they do it???

    Also, I’d love to have the machine, I broke my Singer and i am very disappointed with it… And also do not have the money to buy a new one… :-(

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    Nov 30, 2010, 09.26 PMby quiltty

    Wow, a new sewing machine, I can’t wait to sew instead of knit gifts!

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    Nov 30, 2010, 09.46 PMby Tania Mitchell

    all the prizes are so fantastic it is a lovely way for us ordinalry folk to have a llittle something that may not normally fit into the budget and to add something nice to our sewing projects, and of course now that I have seen the prizes you have added to my sewing addiction!

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    Dec 1, 2010, 12.08 AMby karioca

    Wow! I was looking for a girl’s ruffled skirt pattern, and I found out about the giveaway. Sounds great! (Love your website. I only have grandsons, but I have a friend with a little girl who loves to wear skirts. Can’t wait to sew for a girl!)

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    Dec 1, 2010, 01.21 AMby euri

    me gustaria mas tutoriales sobre bolsos y accesorios para el baño

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    Dec 1, 2010, 01.28 AMby analogue

    When you say “One qualifier per household. One comment per member”, does this mean per giveaway or for the whole contest? So can the same person comment on all giveaway blogposts? Once someone has won one prize, do they stop qualifying for the others or not? Sorry if this is a stupid question, I just thought the wording was slightly ambiguous.

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      Dec 3, 2010, 06.44 PMby gedwoods

      My understanding is you can certainly comment on all the giveaways – I did last year, and I actually won a little necklace! As to if you win, can you continue to comment – I think I stopped last year, just a question of fairness towards others, but I’m not sure what the rules are. Good luck!

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      Dec 3, 2010, 08.04 PMby analogue

      That makes sense :) Thank you for the reply!

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    Dec 1, 2010, 01.31 AMby analogue

    forgot to tick the “this is a question” box. In case it wasn’t clear, the above post is a question :)

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    Dec 1, 2010, 02.00 AMby elsa

    I would like to see a tutorial on how to make a corset with boning for special occasion dresses.

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    Dec 1, 2010, 03.19 AMby melucky13

    I would like to see tutorials on professional finishing. Also a guide to which products do what.

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    Dec 1, 2010, 03.34 AMby lilimoy

    Awesome prizes. I won’t cross my fingers cuz that’ll cramp ’em up, but you can imagine my fingers crossed!

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    Dec 1, 2010, 04.59 PMby pmckay

    I would like to see tutorials on some designs with machine embroidery.

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    Dec 1, 2010, 05.25 PMby restlesslegs

    Oh my, Burdastyle, what wonderful gifts you are giving away. The sewing machine would be a dream come true for me. Sewing machine that would help me make clothes more interesting, with embroidery & creative stitches. I make clothes for my grown daughter from my old sewing machine. I love to sew & have to modfiy many patterns to fit correctly. I would like more tutorials on adjusting patterns. Enjoy reading your newsletters & ideas. from a greatgrandma

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