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[UPDATE 12/27/2012] – Congratulations to BurdaStyle member natsunoyoru for winning this giveaway!

Comment on our blog for a chance to win a copy of Stash Happy: Patchwork: 25 Sewing Projects for Fabric Lovers.

Lark’s new Stash Happy series is the cure for the crafter’s dilemma: what to do with all those scraps and leftover fabric, felt, and yarn, beads! Each book is full of know-how, fun ideas, and super-cute projects-and the series kicks off with Patchwork, one of today’s hottest sewing and quilting trends. The collection offers inspiring twists on classic favorites plus practical items for the home, including a patchy panda doll, pieced cactus pincushion, or a set of nesting patchwork bowl.

Click here for purchasing info on Stash Happy: Patchwork: 25 Sewing Projects for Fabric Lovers.

For a chance to win this fun and creative book, please answer the following question in the comments section below: What is favorite thing to make out of your scrap fabrics?

The deadline for submissions is Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 11:59 PM (EST). One lucky winner will be chosen.

Good luck!
The BurdaStyle Team


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    Dec 23, 2012, 05.49 AMby Anarkalisewing

    Pouches ie: pad pouches. Makeup pouches. And bows and flowers

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    Dec 23, 2012, 03.46 AMby auschick

    This book will help me figure that out! I collect scraps and then rarely use them!

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    Dec 21, 2012, 05.20 PMby saxysarah

    I love making quilt as you go tote bags out of my scraps, it’s a bit crazy quilt looking but I love that about them!

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    Dec 21, 2012, 07.24 AMby Zenica-stan

    Ohhh I have a thousand pieces of fabric,usually use them to emphasize something on totaly another thing I sew,or toys for my boy.

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    Dec 21, 2012, 07.10 AMby rynsnn

    Haha… the question of the day. What to do with the stash of left over PJ flannel! Doll clothes. Patchwork items. Giving them to children so that they can be creative and learn how fabric and clothes work.

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    Dec 21, 2012, 04.56 AMby sewenggirl88

    I like making doll clothes, also a great way to experiment with styles that I probably wouldn’t wear myself!

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    Dec 21, 2012, 01.16 AMby nicsev

    random little stuffies

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    Dec 21, 2012, 12.42 AMby MojoHollz

    Honestly I haven’t found a lot of things to do with my scraps, which is sad. I save them all and have a huge box of them cause I just can’t say goodbye! This would be a great book to finally get some wonderful new things out of my favorite used fabrics!

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    Dec 20, 2012, 11.57 PMby Devon Kennedy

    Gift bags and shopping bags. I scrappy bag to put my groceries in would be fun. But, maybe a summer shoulder pouch just big enough for a phone, a few dollars and driver’s license would be even better.

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    Dec 20, 2012, 09.18 PMby spiralfelt

    I’d make sculptural freeform pincushion creatures out of different fabric textures. Then I’d embellish them by hand to make them really unique!

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    Dec 20, 2012, 09.07 PMby nani

    key chains! I give them to everybody! :)

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    Dec 20, 2012, 08.06 PMby yarnivore

    Such an adorable book! I make toys for kids out of fabric scraps — my friends keep having wonderful babies! I also patch my handsewn garments.

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    Dec 20, 2012, 06.53 PMby Jo Jo

    I just died and went to heaven when I saw the photo of the cactus pincushion. I totally want to make that!

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    Dec 20, 2012, 06.07 PMby chelsea childress

    I like to make patchwork dresses and skirts for my daughters, or add a nice pocket made from a favorite scrap.

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    Dec 20, 2012, 04.59 PMby Christine Prevost

    I like to make small pouches for electronics like cell phones and kindles, eyeglass cases for my friends, coin purses and makeup bags. Sometimes scraps make their way into quilts.

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    Dec 20, 2012, 04.44 PMby catarina

    Little Dolls

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    Dec 20, 2012, 03.58 PMby taysha1128

    I like to make little stuffed animals

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    Dec 20, 2012, 03.39 PMby joen

    Lately I have been making little rosettes out of my scape fabric to use for embellishments.

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    Dec 20, 2012, 03.25 PMby byVA

    Toys, doll clothes… but I will try with some real clothes in the future. It might look interesting.

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    Dec 20, 2012, 02.40 PMby flashabou

    Small projects like little wallets and hats.

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    Dec 20, 2012, 02.23 PMby tanetane

    I make bookmarks. I fuse two fabrics together, then cut it into shapes like flowers or leaves. If I have enough, I will make hats.

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    Dec 20, 2012, 01.29 PMby downhighway61

    I like to make pencil/pen pouches with the leftover fabric from my bags . They’re super easy, use a very small amount of fabric and all I need to buy for it is a zipper. They’re also great for makeup brushes when traveling! Another thing I just made are small stuffed birds. I’ve been putting them in my Christmas tree!

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    Dec 20, 2012, 01.17 PMby qml347

    would love to get rid of scraps

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    Dec 20, 2012, 01.13 PMby sewuknow

    I love using fabric scraps to make pincushions, little pouches where I can put things like coins and so on. Also to add a little quilting detail to my pencil cases and other sewing projects.

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    Dec 20, 2012, 01.09 PMby Nianest Alers

    small coin bags, or drawstring bags (for gifts)

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    Dec 20, 2012, 01.01 PMby jessdunstan

    I use them to make quilts.

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    Dec 20, 2012, 01.00 PMby supergirl2000

    I use them to make little patches and applique pictures on my children’ clothes

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    Dec 20, 2012, 12.36 PMby dhueser

    I have used them to make coffee cozies, doll clothes, wallets, pot holders, and more.

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    Dec 20, 2012, 11.37 AMby kath4kids

    My favorite thing to make with my scraps is mug rugs!

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    Dec 20, 2012, 10.30 AMby melody1234


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