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[UPDATE 12/28/2012] – Congratulations to BurdaStyle member Amity Gleason for winning this giveaway!

Comment on our blog for a chance to win a copy of Make Your Bed: Quilted Bed Runners, Pillows and More to Suit Your Style.

Discover nine gorgeous sets of bed runners with coordinating projects such as pillows, shams, and embellished sheets. Specially designed to drape across the foot of the bed, each stunning bed runner offers a quick and beautiful way to decorate.

  • Includes many two-sided designs for added versatility—change the look of a bedroom with the simple flip of a quilt
  • Offers a variety of sets to suit your mood: sassy, serene, playful, elegant, charming, and more
  • Inspires quilters to experiment with new ideas and techniques on smaller projects

Click here for purchasing info on Make Your Bed: Quilted Bed Runners, Pillows and More to Suit Your Style.

For a chance to win this fun and creative book, please answer the following question in the comments section below: What advice can you give to a new quilter? Or if you are a new quilter, what would you like to know?

The deadline for submissions is Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 11:59 PM (EST). One lucky winner will be chosen.

Good luck!
The BurdaStyle Team


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    Dec 30, 2012, 03.44 AMby jallen5

    This is just what I need to update my room. I love the idea of a bed scarf.

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    Dec 28, 2012, 06.10 PMby BurdaStyle Support

    Thank you all for participating in yesterday’s comment to win!

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    Dec 28, 2012, 06.10 AMby Anarkalisewing

    I would like to know how to pick fabrics, the prints ,designs ,and styles so that a project looks nice . I would like to learn the do’s and donts of quilting . I would also like to learn the quilting termanolgy if there is any

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    Dec 27, 2012, 10.29 PMby taysha1128

    I’d LOVE to know how to get the lines/seams SOOOO straight

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    Dec 27, 2012, 10.02 PMby aranyi

    My advice would be to allow yourself to make mistakes. Seams don’t always have to match up perfectly, patterns can be changed, and stitching/quilting can always be taken out.

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    Dec 27, 2012, 09.17 PMby Funda Burcu Karabulut

    I would like to learn bed pad. I made small accessories such as pillows, but I want to improve myself in this regard in different varieties.

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    Dec 27, 2012, 08.23 PMby alaskashirk

    I have done some quilting but always without a pattern. I would like some simple projects and patterns that would inspire me to be more detailed and meticulous in my sewing.

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    Dec 27, 2012, 07.25 PMby analialehmann

    I am a new quilter and would like to learn new desings for modern bed runner

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      Apr 29, 2015, 05.24 AMby hanixuncle

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    Dec 27, 2012, 05.52 PMby janers41

    My advice for new quilters is to start simple and small. Begin with projects that incorporate simple patchwork, maybe make a set of nice placemats using a different method for each one. Once you’ve got the basics under your belt (how to match corners and points, how to press accurately) you’ll have the foundation for doing larger projects, and the bigger projects won’t seem so daunting! :)

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    Dec 27, 2012, 05.19 PMby saxysarah

    My advice is always start small and simple. Finishing easy patchwork baby blankets or lap quilts get you excited and can be done quickly. Too many people start with the idea of making a huge king or queen size quilt and get discouraged because it takes too long and it’s a pain to quilt. Also invest in a good rotary cutter, mat, and ruler, they are your best friends.

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    Dec 27, 2012, 01.06 PMby eckypucky

    I am new to quilting and would love to learn the differences and pros & cons between the different styles of styles of quiting such as applique, paper piecing, etc.. I’d also love to learn how to calculate how much fabric you need to make a quilt depending on the number of fabrics being used, the pattern of choice, the size planned, and so forth. I’ve made a few lap quilts and doll size quilts but never a full quilt.

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    Dec 27, 2012, 01.02 PMby Meldbombs

    I am a new quilter and would like to learn hand stitches for quilting

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    Dec 27, 2012, 12.31 PMby libra-s

    I am a sewer who wants to make a quilt, but it is a daunting task. I’d like to know how to overcome fear!

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    Dec 27, 2012, 11.35 AMby lienepien

    I would like to know how to make the nice stitched patterns on it.

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    Dec 27, 2012, 11.22 AMby kusum k

    I am a new quilter,i would like to know the nature designs perfect shapes cutting and attaching them with nice seams with beautiful edges.

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    Dec 27, 2012, 09.20 AMby Amity Gleason

    The best advice to a new quilter is to learn how to press your seams opposite of the matching seam so that they butt up perfectly and you get matched corners every time! And if you are worried about matching corners, add sashing strips…takes the point matching away! I have had this book on my amazon wishlist for quite some time…fingers crossed I win!

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