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Comment on the blog or on Twitter for your chance to win 3 yards of fabric from the “Calypso Swing” collection at Free Spirit, designed by Mark Cesarik!

Calypso Swing is a fun, vibrant and bold collection of prints, perfect for skirts, home decor or whatever you else you think needs a little pop! Until Tuesday, February 15th you could win one yard of the Rhythmic Toss and two yards of Tap, featured in the image above.

To enter, connect with us on Twitter or comment on this blog, then answer the following question: What would you create with this fabulous collection of fabric?

Cara, Mark’s fiance, has featured some of her cool project ideas using the Free Spirit fabric collection in her profile. Check them out for some awesome DIY inspiration, including her tutorial for a “Hostess with the Mostess” apron! For more tutorials and information, take a look at their official fan blog.

When submitting an answer via Twitter, be sure to include the @BurdaStyle tag and the hashtag #comment2win

Good Luck!

- David @ BurdaStyle


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    Feb 9, 2011, 08.35 AMby ruhmanb6a1r

    Thank you, very interesting, you guys have a good sense of sample essayshumor!

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    Feb 9, 2011, 08.33 AMby baka-pepica

    Make a dress and shoes , that would be great!

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    Feb 9, 2011, 07.39 AMby tatomta

    I just found a fabulous vintage pattern for a 1920’s dress….it would look awesome with this fabric!

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    Feb 9, 2011, 07.20 AMby veronika33

    I would make me a summerdress.

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    Feb 9, 2011, 06.19 AMby queenvanilla

    I’m thinking of sewing some decorative shades for our bedroom, these would go great with our base ones. :)

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    Feb 9, 2011, 06.00 AMby rdejam

    ooooo! I just designed my first tunic. It would look fabulous in these fabrics!

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    Feb 9, 2011, 05.48 AMby mamahawk0525

    My house and family are due for several projects. I need to make curtains for all of the bedroom windows – fun patterns would be great. I want to coordinate each curtain with the feng shui of each room and direction.

    Then, I need color in my wardrobe. At 40-something, I am finally realizing that my all-black style needs to seriously wake up.

    And, finally, my daughter – a designer waiting to find a great project and the perfect fabric, needs something to inspire her to use her form. It is still draped in the lavender satin from her first and only brainstorming session on the form.

    So, in a nutshell – we’d do an enormous amount with any fabric we find or win.

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    Feb 9, 2011, 03.40 AMby Kristy Armstrong

    Beautiful fabric! I would make a wrap dress for myself!

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    Feb 9, 2011, 03.37 AMby Ramona Bates

    A dress! Lovely fabric

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    Feb 9, 2011, 03.23 AMby kfarley

    A layered dress for my baby girl!

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    Feb 9, 2011, 02.49 AMby Noel Canaday

    This fabric would be awesome for my new laptop bag.

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    Feb 9, 2011, 02.21 AMby Cathie R

    Definitely some fun summer skirts!!

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    Feb 9, 2011, 01.29 AMby michelletripper

    Definitely 2 dresses, one for my 3 year old and a coordinating one for my 1 year old…maybe some sunhats to match as well!!

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    Feb 9, 2011, 01.12 AMby sertyan

    I would make a dress for myself!

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    Feb 9, 2011, 12.46 AMby butler83

    I skirt for my daughter! love his designs!

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    Feb 9, 2011, 12.39 AMby Claire Larson

    a skirt with a cute contrasting yoke!

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    Feb 9, 2011, 12.17 AMby mumoftwo

    I would love to make a wrap dress with this fabulous fabric.

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    Feb 9, 2011, 12.00 AMby headmom30

    DD needs a bag, and I need a skirt…perfect!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 11.45 PMby corvus

    I would have to make some sort of fancy dress, and, if I had enough, a skirt from this cool pattern I picked up the other day.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 11.43 PMby von-nation

    I would make a ‘Blair Waldorf’ (from Gossip Girl) inspired dress using the ‘Tap’ fabric. A sleeveless, knee-length piece dress with a flared skirt.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 11.07 PMby verypurpleperson

    Summer dresses!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 11.00 PMby flutterbytoots

    I love this fabric! I think I would make myself a new handbag / changing bag. I don’t need to take as much stuff out for my little boy anymore so it’s time for an upgrade!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 10.58 PMby emjay417

    I would make a skirt or dress for myself and something for my daughter’s new doll with the scraps!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 10.56 PMby Marie Antonizzi

    Great collection! I love= the fabric so much that I already know what I am gonna do with them… a rhino coat!! I have posted few pics on my blog: http://sofiedieuzeblog.jimdo.com/textile-design/ Mark also sells online (for the one like me who lives in Australia!) and has a fan blog that his wife Cara takes care of. She has posted few patterns online too ;) which gives great idea on how to use Mark’s fabric.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 10.43 PMby kraftykatina

    This would be turned into a wonderful dress!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 10.40 PMby cyanste

    I would create a nice top to wear to the office :D

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    Feb 8, 2011, 10.39 PMby arlduc

    I’d make a stylin’ backpack or finally try this great BurdaStyle tutorial:http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/fabric-covered-shoes-make-your-own

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    Feb 8, 2011, 10.33 PMby jenyjenny

    Wow, I checked out the collection and what a great coordinating group! For these two, I’d say a bag, but it would also look fantastic as an apron or reversible vest to wear.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 10.14 PMby gccmom

    I have a friend that wants a grown-up diaper bag. This fabric would be so perfect for that project. I can see mixing and matching those fabrics to make a nice bag. I hope I win.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 09.35 PMby nyphertiti

    oooh, as soon as I saw the fabric I envisioned it as a short sleeveless tunic dress with a key hole neckline. I’m inspired!

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