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[UPDATE 12/06/2012] – Congratulations to BurdaStyle member SandyLW

Comment on our blog for a chance to win a copy of Sew Decorative: Quick and Easy Home Accents from Sew News.

Decorate your living space with warmth and charm! From Sew News—the trusted sewing source—discover 24 inspiring projects that can be easily adapted to suit any decor. Create everything from cozy pillows, place mats, and pot holders to clever curtains and lampshades.

  • Techniques include pleating, gathering, boxing corners, adding trims, using decorative built-in machine stitches, and embroidery by machine
  • “Home-Sewing Specifications” section provides a sewing glossary plus basic info about French seams, embroidery stitches, and more
  • Skill levels range from beginner to advanced, providing something for everyone

Click here for purchasing info on Sew Decorative: Quick and Easy Home Accents from Sew News.

For a chance to win this fun and creative book, please answer the following question in the comments section below: What is your favorite home accent to sew?

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 11:59 PM (EST). One lucky winner will be chosen.

Good luck!
The BurdaStyle Team


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    Dec 5, 2012, 11.17 AMby Ularie

    I love funny, funky and striking table mats and tablecloths. By combining all sorts of textures, prints, techniques etc, will create a fabulous accent!

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    Dec 5, 2012, 10.36 AMby panifrau

    Pillows. Fast, fun, versatile, great projects for trying out new techniques

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    Dec 5, 2012, 10.12 AMby lienepien

    Pillows are fun to make. You can make for every season different pillows.

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    Dec 5, 2012, 08.18 AMby bttn

    Mine are pillows and door stops!

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    Dec 5, 2012, 07.26 AMby nani

    Definitely pillows. You can get very creative and it’s so easy!

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    Dec 5, 2012, 07.08 AMby mixtlii

    I have made a few pillow, but more important, huge dark red curtains, they look so good!

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    Dec 5, 2012, 06.33 AMby jodydh

    I like to sew pillows, but lately I’ve been in a cutrain mood…

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    Dec 5, 2012, 06.07 AMby paintedlady89

    Sewing for the house is not only fun, but rewarding. I love sewing pillows, they are fast and easy. They can also change a room dramatically while being inexpensive.

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