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[Update 1/25/2012] – Congratulations to Twitter follower julia_01212 for winning this giveaway!

Comment on the blog or connect with us on Twitter for your chance to win a copy of “Fabric-by-Fabric One Yard Wonders” by Rebecca Yaker and Patricia Hoskins.

This book is published by Storey Publishing, and is sure to be a wonderful addition to your sewing library. Here is the description:

The best-selling authors of “One-Yard Wonders” are back with another all-new, amazing collection of 101 sewing projects. “Fabric-by-Fabric One-Yard Wonders” offers affordable and easy projects for both the occasional and the dedicated sewing hobbyist. Even better, each on-trend design requires just one yard of fabric. Responding to the increasingly diverse range of fabric weights and types now available, Fabric-by-Fabric One-Yard Wonders is organized by fabric type. From fleece to flannel and corduroy to vinyl, the inspired and detailed instructions in this book show the eager reader how to make the most of each fabric’s unique characteristics.

For purchasing information, please go here

To win this fun and creative book, please answer the following question, in the comments below or on Twitter: Which of your craft or sewing projects that you have made recently required the most amount of fabric?

To submit an answer via Twitter, be sure to reply to @BurdaStyle and the hashtag #WinWithBurdaStyle.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, January 23rd at 5 p.m. (EST).

Good Luck!

- David @ BurdaStyle


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    Apr 8, 2012, 06.04 PMby biudax

    I used too much fabric for a shirt with la roche all around…….I hope to win!

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    Jan 24, 2012, 09.15 PMby MHolleran

    I recently sewed up a pleated skirt with a contrasting inner pleat. I still need to hem it, which will take a while, as it’s quite a ways around the bottom!

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    Jan 24, 2012, 03.19 AMby Cheryl Henderson

    I just made an Austrian shade, panels, and waterfall valances for my bedroom. I had fun

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    Jan 23, 2012, 06.42 PMby KMello

    For me a blanket and quilt backing…up next an over sized hooded bath towel for my grand daughter. I just got a fabric order in the mail with 19 one yard cuts that I bought on sale….this book would be perfect!

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    Jan 23, 2012, 03.48 PMby diannaE

    I’ve seen this book at the bookstores and have been drooling over it!

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    Jan 22, 2012, 11.02 PMby Alexandrea Morton

    A bathrobe that required almost 4 yards of fabric…I think that’s one item I will just buy pre-made from now on! Pajamas and bathrobes take a heck of a lot more fabric than I ever expected them to.

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    Jan 22, 2012, 10.58 AMby Livia232

    Obrus na bardzo dyży stół i pasujące do niego podkładki oraz z tego samego materiału poduszki- razem ponad 10 metrów materiału.

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    Jan 22, 2012, 06.44 AMby ozviking

    Curtains for a whole wall of windows – meters and meters and meters – or should it be yards and yards and yards. Anyway I was pleased with the end result after much heaving and puffing.

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    Jan 22, 2012, 12.12 AMby frafath

    A pant that did not work. But I turned it into a coat. My English is terrible! Sorry. :(

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    Jan 21, 2012, 02.51 PMby taiwo .

    A bean bag. The inner bag alone used up a little over 4 yards of fabric. The outer bag requires the same as well.

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    Jan 21, 2012, 02.10 PMby thebabyblanketlady

    Although I generally knit personalized cotton baby blankets, I have been experimenting with sewing large baby blankets using fleece. This has been taking up quite a bit of yardage !

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    Jan 20, 2012, 11.56 PMby iluv2sew61

    I made a maxi dress that needed about 3 1/2 yards of fabric.

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    Jan 20, 2012, 09.25 PMby patalie

    That easily had to be for a childs kimono I was trying to make for my then future offspring. However it was one of the very first things I had tried to sew and needless to say turned out poorly. I wasted so much fabric…

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    Jan 20, 2012, 07.47 PMby barmaglot

    The most fabric I used to make a garment for.. my sofa :) I sew a cover for my old and not-very-attractive sofa – now it looks great!

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    Jan 20, 2012, 11.57 AMby psychorat

    I made a long dress for historical markets with long, flowing sleeves. That took around 3 m major fabric and 2 m contrast fabric

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    Jan 20, 2012, 11.41 AMby Jazmijntje

    Currently I am working on a blazer, to ad to my collection of business outfits. It takes a few meters of fabric! In the meantime I have spend some time on easier projects and made loads of scarves as Christmas presents. Although these are quick projects I still needed a lot of fabric since they had several prints on one.

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    Jan 20, 2012, 02.58 AMby sarahcw

    I made a king sized comforter cover!

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    Jan 19, 2012, 11.45 PMby Cassandraj16

    I used about four yards to make a lovely white satin dress :)

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    Jan 19, 2012, 11.28 PMby lauramae

    The full-skirted wool coat I made recently took loads of fabric between the wool, the underlining, and the lining!

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    Jan 19, 2012, 10.19 PMby kallie

    A skirt.

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    Jan 19, 2012, 04.24 PMby catarina

    Still a newbie so… pants!

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    Jan 19, 2012, 08.10 AMby Natasha Venzke

    I’m making a new A3 portfolio bag for my boyfriend and it’s going to take a lot of fabric.

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    Jan 19, 2012, 02.43 AMby lyssiemarie16

    My prom dress that I made took so much fabric since I had a train on it and a liner shirt and a double lining on the bodice! My wallet really felt that one! haha.

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    Jan 19, 2012, 01.38 AMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)

    my project jas 2

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    Jan 18, 2012, 09.52 PMby jjhale811

    Curtains. So much fabric and I always seem to need them.

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    Jan 18, 2012, 09.12 PMby exdairy

    My daughters wedding dress, and I have only done the ‘mock up’ so far!

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    Jan 18, 2012, 08.25 PMby G-A-

    I think most of my projects didn’t actually require that much fabric, but I have used about 1.7m (about 1.85 yard) in 150cm wide to make a winter, long-sleeved, wool challis dress, that falls just below the knees.

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    Jan 18, 2012, 05.27 PMby AudioDisco

    I’m currently making a reversible hoodie for my boyfriend. It’s taken about 3 yards of two different fleece fabrics and half a yard of a rib knit for the sleeve cuffs and the logo he wants on the back. It looks pretty good so far though.

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    Jan 18, 2012, 05.20 PMby heidilea

    I have a tie for two folkwear patterns: I made my husband an indoor Siberian Parka (with modifications) that took a little more than 3 yards of fabric (60" wide). A purple satin Blonde Bombshell (which I have since had to take a part because it’s too large) also took a little over 3 yards (60" wide), and probably more since I hope to make a matching wrap and hat for it.

    My one project on the planning books that takes the most (8 yards of 60" silk taffeta) is a late1770s francaise or sacque gown.

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    Jan 18, 2012, 04.42 PMby lisamarie

    I’m in the process of making little bath robes for my twin daughters . For the two of them I’ll be using four yards of fuzzy fleece fabric. When I made my husband’s robe, it took seven full sized towels…how many yards is that???

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