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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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    Mar 28, 2011, 12.59 PMby ichigogirl

    I would make something with a LOAD of buttons on it, I love buttons but usually stay away from them because of the trouble making the buttonholes. One step buttonholes sounds FABULOUS!

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    Mar 28, 2011, 12.59 PMby emjay417

    I have decided to not buy any more clothes for myself and make them all – so, I would tackle my soon-to-come wardrobe if I won!

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    Mar 28, 2011, 12.38 PMby tchingchow

    Oh gosh, I am a total newb and have no idea what any of those features mean. I also tend to hand-sew most of my stuff so a sewing machine would save a heck of a lot of time. I guess if I won, I would love to learn about what those functions can do for my sewing projects. I’ve always wanted to make a pair of jeans that fit me well so I guess I’d start there?

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    Mar 28, 2011, 12.26 PMby Jennifer Wiese

    i would make some fun formal wear for all those summer-time weddings coming my way. sign me up!

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    Mar 28, 2011, 12.13 PMby lwollmershauser

    I’d tackle jeans; my current machine isn’t very fond of heavy fabrics!

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    Mar 28, 2011, 11.59 AMby maldasho

    I’ve always wanted a green satin party dress so that would be project number one. After that it’d be pencil skirts and lots of fun dresses for work and play.

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    Mar 28, 2011, 11.50 AMby Amanda Robinson

    My summer would be filled with glorious DIY projects! I’d be able to work on that college wardrobe I’ve gotta do. :)

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    Mar 28, 2011, 11.22 AMby jorik321

    I’ll make denim jacket.

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    Mar 28, 2011, 11.13 AMby sewchallenged

    I am sewing for summer now. My list includes several blouses, two skirts, and a dress. The Brother sewing machine would certainly open many options for embellishment on these projects. I am very happy to be a contestant for a new sewing machine.

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    Mar 28, 2011, 11.11 AMby peaudane

    the 7 point feed dogs should make it much easier to sew difficult fabrics, so I would sew a silk dress!

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    Mar 28, 2011, 10.59 AMby memmens

    My current machine has been going for 15 yrs and often my husband says would I like a new one? Of course yes but I don’t have spare cash for that! So to win one would be fantastic, I’d use it to sew a top for myself – I keep meaning to start sewing for me not just for others – this would surely be an incentive!

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    Mar 28, 2011, 10.25 AMby krokojo

    I have been trying to save up for a machine that could do some free motion quilting but it is tough when you are just a student :) Right now I have a machine that can do straight line stitching and free motion quilting is a pain! Of course, I would love to make myself some new dresses now that spring has arrived :)

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    Mar 28, 2011, 10.21 AMby lthor

    I would use it to make dresses for my honeymoon- I bought a wedding dress, but I just realized I’m going to need some clothes for the days AFTER we get married!

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    Mar 28, 2011, 10.02 AMby Anita Merrill

    With a free motion quilting option I’d for sure be doing some quilting and I’ve a dress I’d like to make, some shorts for my daughter… The list could go on and on.

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    Mar 28, 2011, 10.01 AMby verypurpleperson

    I will use it to make tailored menswear for my husband!

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    Mar 28, 2011, 09.47 AMby Cassandra Cuestas

    OMG! Just leave a comment to win a sewing machine? WOW! What a great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win.

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    Mar 28, 2011, 09.27 AMby sertyan

    I will use the sewing machine to make more cute dresses for my little girl!

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