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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, 07.30 PMby Robin Janz

    Nice fabrics! Maybe a dress for daughter #2. :)

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.23 PMby Zoey Angel

    There are so many things i would love to make from this. Since by the summer all of my cloths are gonna be WAY to big for me. :o) I would go to my lokal sewing shop and browse the pattern wall to se what would fit the fabrik. And from the left overs i would make Rouleau bracelets.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.23 PMby Jennifer Scheidt

    Dresses and skirts for me. Just my color!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.23 PMby Yvette Stanton

    I’d make a pretty summer A line sundress. Maybe even mix some of the fabric together in interesting swirls. I’ve been so inspired by the TR technique over the last few days, I’m thinking of so many places to use it!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.20 PMby Libby Lohnes

    A nice fitted button up shirt for work and a matching handbag! Or maybe a blanket for my daughter. OR maybe a matching shirt for my daughter – cute!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.15 PMby dianajanssen

    The fabric is screaming at me to become a jacket (although a nicely fitted dress would be nice too). Any leftover pieces would wind up in a quilt.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.13 PMby Natasha Venzke

    I would combine them to make an in-between-seasons coat for my brother’s wedding.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.12 PMby aslimir

    I would make skirt :)

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.10 PMby sengler

    I would make a shirt jacket to wear to an art opening! Love it!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.09 PMby atrinka

    It depends on the drape of the fabric, but I would sew some cushions for my daughter (she loooves purple!)

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.08 PMby flutefish

    I think this would be great for tops/blouses!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.07 PMby hanolalaith

    My girlfriend has shown vacillating interest towards learning to sew. Getting this fabric might just be the push she needs to want to make herself a lovely dress or top! Does turning her into a sewer count as creating something with the fabric? :)

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.06 PMby Bianca Boonstra

    WOW! I’d make myself a knitting bag, and a summer blouse:-) Awesome colours!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.02 PMby Ruth Brown


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    Feb 8, 2011, 07.00 PMby Nigel Mansfield

    I am about to take my first textiles course (after a number of years of guessing how to make things) and we have to take fabric with us. This material would make beautiful cushions to brighten up my dull sofas and get my textile course off to a flying start.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 06.58 PMby ggsew

    I would either make the Calypso Swing quilt or a pretty skirt for me!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 06.58 PMby Linda Prihoda

    If I was the lucky winner of this wonderful fabric, I would make an awesome bag for myself.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 06.57 PMby StitchayWoman

    These are beautiful — I would go for either a wearable (boho-style blouse) or new cushions for the living room.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 06.57 PMby mujerboricua

    I have a brand new niece who is approximately 1 day old and I would love, love, love to make her and her mommy cute things.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 06.56 PMby talleyc

    a sundress, for sure!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 06.54 PMby Sarah Grey

    I’d make a long sleeved collared shirt.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 06.47 PMby lisamarie

    I think this fabric would look great on the BurdaStyle Maxi Dress #117. I love the pattern! I would make each tier a different fabric and add in a solid black to go with it. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 06.00 PMby kvossler

    I would make curtains, lots of curtains!

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    Feb 8, 2011, 05.57 PMby aega

    I would love to make myself some new skirts with this fabric.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 05.50 PMby lester

    Fabric, Fabric, Fabric…I love fabric. Thanks for the giveaway.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 05.26 PMby Cassandra Cuestas

    I love giveaways! I would love to win this fabric. Grays and blacks are my colors.

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    Feb 8, 2011, 05.14 PMby qsogirl

    I would definitely make myself a spring top or skirt… or maybe even a sundress!

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