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Want to sew like your favorite fashion designer? Of course you do, and BurdaStyle is here to help! We’re giving away one of Brother’s awesome new Project Runway Limited Edition Innov-ís 40 sewing machine to a lucky BurdaStyle member to make their fashion sewing dreams come true! Rival designer looks and show off your unique creativity with your own handmade creations. Click through to learn how you can comment to win your own fantastic Innov-ís 40 machine!

Whether you’re a fashion sewing newbie or a super-skilled seamstress, you’ll love the creative potential the Project Runway Limited Edition Innov-ís 40 brings to your design table. Dream it, sketch it and make it your own with Innov-ís 40’s awesome array of decorative stitches and fantastic machine features.

With the Innov-ís 40 you get:

- 40 built-in sewing stitches, including 5 one-step auto-size buttonhole styles

- Stitch selection via dial and LCD display

- 7-point feed dogs

- Free-motion stitching

- Jam resistant top bobbin with Quick-set™ bobbin

- Built-in automatic needle threading system

- Soft cover to help protect your machine

This is your chance to win this beauty for yourself if you can comment below your answer to the following question:

What fashion project would you tackle if you were the lucky winner of the Project Runway Limited Edition Innov-ís 40?

Leave your comment by 930am EST on Monday, April 4th for your chance to be eligible. This contest is open to all BurdaStyle members worldwide.

Good luck!


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    Apr 1, 2011, 10.54 PMby Sharon Whelan

    I’d finish the millions (ok, not millions) of projects I have in limbo since my machine broke.

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    Apr 1, 2011, 10.45 PMby sarsaparilla

    Oohh… hard one. Probably a cocktail dress I’ve had my eye on for a while. I desperately need evening dresses!

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    Apr 1, 2011, 10.13 PMby dexez

    I have a jacket in mind, from a Burda number 2-3 months old. I have it marked, waiting for me to pick it up. I have never tried tailored garments before so it would be the perfect challenge :)

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    Apr 1, 2011, 10.04 PMby silamu14

    I would make myself a shirt dress for summer and lots of hand bags for me and my friends! :0)

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.56 PMby Diah Lestari

    I have several batik fabrics to be sewn as new dresses. I would like to use this innov-is-40 to make simply skirt, beautiful blouse or nice tunic. btw, this innov-is 40 will be the best gift ever for my upcoming 40 years birthday this year ;)

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.56 PMby fred71

    My sewing machine is nearly 20 years old. It was my 20’s birthday present. A new one would be great!

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.45 PMby jerri

    That jam proof bobbin sounds cool. I would love to make a nice, basic, summer, dress for a full, curvy, figure. JB

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.44 PMby Sarah Mc

    I would love this Brother Sewing Machine to re-purpose clothing for my daughter, friends and family and most of all, me. I love taking old fabric and making quilts or new clothing instead of throwing them away. The first project I would tackle is to make a memory quilt for my daughter. I made her 1st year one out of her clothes that were significant/ mildly stained (ones I didnt want to donate) and she sleeps with it every night. I hope to continue making one for each year so we have something to love and remember certain memories by. My current Brother machine needs to be upgraded, but we have been through a lot of wonderful sewing times. Thanks for the opportunity! :)

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.43 PMby taransa

    I have a pattern for yoga-esque pants and one for a tunic top that I would LOVE to try out! I also have a skirt I made that is crying for some pretty embroidery along the bottom hem.

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.43 PMby caseyleefierce

    I would finally tackle the southern bell dress pattern that I’ve been meaning to make for 3 years now but keep getting intimidated.

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.41 PMby Ethel Hallow

    I am very passionate about sewing, thats why I subscribed to Burda Facebook page. Every time I receive your posts but I cannot realize any of them as I dont have my sewing machine. I would like to sew all my first clothes with this prize. I would like to make happy my family, friends, everyone that will love clothes made by me and as well, myself. I hope I achieve my dream as soon as possible. Thanks! :)

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.39 PMby Emmy-Ann

    I would love to make a bunch of pretty little spring tops before the sun really starts to shine..

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.32 PMby sonja-hortela

    ♥♥♥ I’m starting a sewing group for poor and unemployed women in my community…With this group I’m hoping to give these women a chance to create their one jobs and help them to be more independent…These women are young mothers, and long term unemployed women that don’t have hope to get a job because of the advanced age but are very much valid. This machine would be a gift from heaven to all these sisters… ♥♥♥

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.30 PMby southernmomma4

    I would try my hand at a spring/summer dress

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.29 PMby Vibeke Waclawczyk

    This would be a great inspiration to learn how to sew, for real, not just my curtains;-)

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.29 PMby barb09

    I have a brother project runway limited edition 50. i wouldn’t mind having another one and sew more great stuff.

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.28 PMby librarianeli

    i am having a go at amy butler dress and a real sewing machine would really help instead of my 3/4 one.

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.27 PMby Vibeke Waclawczyk

    That would be a great inspiration to learn how to sew, for real, not just my curtains!;-)

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.21 PMby Egrigsby

    i just picked up a whole bunch of new patterns and fabric to make myself some new summer clothes! Plus, i have THREE weddings to go to this summer!!!

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.20 PMby Daniel Parker

    I would make myself a hot little bathing suit for this summer :)

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.18 PMby Bella Mandujano

    I WILL be making a travel outfit and a travel bag out of quilted fabric!!!

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.16 PMby Jodi Wade

    I would use this to make a new Spring/Summer wardrobe. Now that the weather is finally getting nice I am dreaming of all the beautiful summer dresses I can make….

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.15 PMby Jackie C

    What fashion project would I tackle??? … My closet. The whole thing… And everyone else’s too.

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.14 PMby kawaiijamaican

    My sewing machine broke last week n i work @ Mcdonalds so my poor-ness can afford a new sewing machine right now lol. i would love n absolutely love to have this sewing machine

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.14 PMby shep

    I would use it to construct my final project for my Dressmaking and Design Diploma!!

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.11 PMby staticstasy

    As a poor student who has moved out of home, I don’t have a sewing machine anymore (I used to use my mother’s). Therefore I would love to win this machine to sew a lovely 50s style prom dress for my boyfriend’s prom.

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.10 PMby bethios

    I really want to make a vintage inspired swim suit! Summer can’t come fast enough!

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    Apr 1, 2011, 09.03 PMby mochimo

    I would sew a wardrobe of chic, classic, timeless garments. A black sheath dress is first on my list. I have never had one!

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    Apr 1, 2011, 08.38 PMby kdschafer

    I would give this machine to my daughter. She is already looking for a cute dress to make for her 4-H clothing project this year. We both love Project Runway and this would make it so much fun for her to continue sewing.

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