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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 8, 2011, 09.33 PMby marniduffy

    I would make my daughters a cute skirt and dress!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 09.32 PMby Brenda Dolha

    OOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!! The purple print would be smashing as a lone star centre, set into the black and grey print- for a quilt top, of course!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 09.12 PMby magiera

    bags and special bags for notebooks for all my beloved friends:)

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    Feb 8, 2011, 09.07 PMby taiwo .

    A skirt and a dress!. Spring is in the air and I so can’t wait. :)

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    Feb 8, 2011, 09.04 PMby euma

    Definitely a skirt and a top I’ve seen on the February Burdastyle magazine.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 09.02 PMby jaqpot

    I would love to make a sundress out of this cool fabric! Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 09.00 PMby nellyvdb

    I would use both fabrics for sleeveless dresses, a wrap dress for “Tap”, and a more geometric one for the “Rythmic Toss”

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.57 PMby selleck

    I’m making my mom a purple and grey quilt for her 87th birthday. These fabrics would be perfect.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.49 PMby lublu

    HellOooo.. there is a tutorial on pattern making for A-line skirts (on a link just below this page) that I am just waiting for the right fabric to work with… these 2 beautiful fabrics look like they want to play along! ;)

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.49 PMby joanz22

    Together, my 10-yr old daughter and I will finally make a “overnighter” bag w/matching PJ’s.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.48 PMby captain-obvious

    I need a lovely new dress.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.40 PMby Crystal Henson

    There are so many things you could do with it! Maybe a sundress or a fun reversible beach bag.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.39 PMby threadsquare

    These would definitely be going into a new duvet cover….love this colorway!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.39 PMby knitist

    I think I’d make some pillows for my bedroom since purple and grey are my colors!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.37 PMby mays

    definitely a skirt!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.36 PMby sunquistadora

    I’d make some aprons!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.36 PMby quellebelle

    I’d make a couple of nice tote bags!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.22 PMby leahfranqui

    The angelica pinafore!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.20 PMby taransa

    I would definitely make a fun, funky wrap and perhaps a new purse :D

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.07 PMby Elizabeth Beattie

    I just purchased my first Oliver + S pattern so I would definitely make that adorable outfit for my daughters out of it!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 08.06 PMby macoskrm

    I love these! I think I would make a pair of shorts out of the black and a dress or skirt from the purple. Thanks!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.58 PMby nujoi1908

    I create some fun tops that could go from wor to play.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.57 PMby Imenka Bezprezimenkovska

    a short jacket perhaps…

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.56 PMby pythiaalida

    i would make summer legwarmers with strings over the knee along with a dress with the same string on the back of the dress

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.56 PMby knickfan

    A fantastic sundress with a fuller than full skirt!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.50 PMby Debby-Lee Ellis

    A friend of mine is due to give birth to her first child within a week or so. She is having a little girl. I would be making pretty little dresses and bloomers galore :D

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.47 PMby starwalker

    I would turn the fabric into spring clothes for my mother and my granddaughter….and maybe a cool little wristlet to match.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.39 PMby Clara Nelson

    a dress!! I’ve been wanting some fun stuff to make one with :-)

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.32 PMby camberwellgal

    A blouse or a dress I think…I met a student today wearing particularly nice light simple dress with a boat neck and contrasting sash, and covet something of the same myself! The clover-leaf print in black and taupe would be lovely!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.31 PMby digitalangel

    I think they’d make a really great laptop bag!

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