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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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    Jan 17, 2012, 07.14 AMby llh

    My daughter’s kilt…. 2.5m of 60" wool plaid plus lining and canvas interfacing…

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    Jan 17, 2012, 06.36 AMby Mary P.

    I made a tablecloth with traditional Greek embroidery on it and I used 2,20 metres.

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    Jan 17, 2012, 05.44 AMby Laura Martin

    I still have yet to finish my son’s quilt which is well over 6 yards…probably the most for one finished project is 4 yards to recover my nursing chair and give it new life.

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    Jan 17, 2012, 05.20 AMby ahkisha

    I created a formal dress, and altogether used 5 yards for lining, outer layer,etc

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    Jan 17, 2012, 05.03 AMby Mary Goddard-Null

    i made a tote bag for my niece for christmas that i intended to be reversible so i used 3 yards (1 1/2yds of 2 different fabrics). however, due to a lack of paying attention and sewing at 2am, it was reversible but both the inside and outside were the same… lol! oh well :O)

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    Jan 17, 2012, 04.37 AMby Diana Samaniego Juridini

    Well I make mostly kids clothes but 2 yards for one size 8 dress was a lot. :)

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    Jan 17, 2012, 02.50 AMby thisdamselflies

    I’m currently working on a wool dress that has used just over 2 yards.

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    Jan 17, 2012, 02.40 AMby Jessica Carter

    I make pillowcases with just 1 yard!

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    Jan 17, 2012, 02.17 AMby loriek

    This summer I made tablecloths for six 8-foot banquet tables for a backyard luau. The darn things broke my washer afterwards!

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    Jan 17, 2012, 02.11 AMby nadinewoods

    I’m in the process of making a BurdaStyle magazine dress that took almost three yards of fabric. The least amount of fabric l’ve used recently was for a fur/camo fleece reversible hat I made for my daughter for Christmas; I think I used about a half a yard.

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    Jan 17, 2012, 01.54 AMby ErikaB3

    I tend to forget how much fabric i need for some simple PJ pants or shorts. I also just bought 7 yards of a lovely lavender batik that will back a quilt for my MIL. now, lets just cross oru fingers that i acutally begin workign on it instead of starting other projects (pj shorts and a lovely pie carrier)

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    Jan 17, 2012, 01.45 AMby eamcnair

    I made a Glinda costume for Halloween that used lots and lots of fabric. I know Halloween isn’t exactly recent, but that one sticks out in my mind the most.

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    Jan 17, 2012, 01.33 AMby captain-obvious

    I recently made a drapey cardigan that took 4 yards of fabric. So cozy but a fabric hog.

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    Jan 17, 2012, 01.27 AMby rerei

    I made a padded bag to carry my sewing machine and supplies in. It was made with fabric I inherited from a friend and I had just enough to finish!

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    Jan 17, 2012, 01.24 AMby ravenztarot

    the dog beds and baby quilt

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    Jan 17, 2012, 01.17 AMby miachan

    As a newbie I haven’t had enough guts to use more than a yard of fabric. my latest project was toddler summer dress; so it would be lovely to get this One Yard Wonder to keep me sewing and build my confidence… wish me luck

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    Jan 17, 2012, 01.09 AMby Jodie St. Clair

    I have the other one-yard-wonders book and have really enjoyed it. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Jan 17, 2012, 12.56 AMby rebekahricker

    I sewed my first ever article of clothing for myself-a self-lined dress with circle skirt-and it took an insane amount of fabric; I want to say I ended up using close to 8 yards.

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    Jan 17, 2012, 12.51 AMby Amy McGill

    I am in the process of making a quilt, and it took alot of fabric! Now, I need some more! : )

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    Jan 17, 2012, 12.50 AMby jgilmer

    I am working on dresses for some costumes at school. Over 2 yards of fabric per dress, and I have 11 dresses to make! Yikes! Luckily, they are strapless gowns that need velcro. I have tons of scrap and always need ideas as to what to do

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    Jan 17, 2012, 12.36 AMby Podbod18

    I’m putting off buying the fabric for our family room curtains, I would guesstimate somewhere in the region of 12 yards Plus lining..lI’ll have to strengthen my muscles first I think!

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    Jan 17, 2012, 12.34 AMby robin809

    I just sat by the train table in Barnes and Noble and drooled over this book. I would love to have my own-non-drooled on-copy. Thank you!

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    Jan 17, 2012, 12.32 AMby drainl

    I’m starting a curtain project – I anticipate at least 4 yards for two windows.

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    Jan 17, 2012, 12.22 AMby btstars

    I recently made a dress that needed 4 yards of outer fabric and 3 yards of lining fabric. All-in-all 7 yards of fabric!! Granted, it was very pretty, but still it was quite an investment.

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    Jan 17, 2012, 12.14 AMby qsogirl

    I made a crib skirt and a curtain for the closet in our nursery… the two projects took about 7 yards of eyelet (plus the muslin that I used as the base for the crib skirt!) — the project is on my blog here: http://vegetablog.wordpress.com/2011/11/19/nursery-projects-crib-skirt-and-closet-curtain/

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    Jan 17, 2012, 12.10 AMby alissaslagle

    I just made a flannel fitted twin size sheet. Not a very exciting project, but it used a lot of fabric:)

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    Jan 16, 2012, 11.37 PMby Amy Kendrick

    I just started quilting and let me tell you, that requires alot of fabric. More then I have ever used on anything.

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    Jan 16, 2012, 11.20 PMby iamlilymunster

    I made a ruffled apron for my neice and that required more fabric than other things I’ve made recently.

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    Jan 16, 2012, 11.11 PMby Miss E

    I made a shift dress with two yards of Halloween-orange fabric. That’s the most I’ve ever done!

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    Jan 16, 2012, 11.06 PMby stacystemp

    I recently made a dress that required quite a few yards of fabric.

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