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Welcome to Day 14 of our Holiday Giveaway! Here is your chance to win a $100 Gift Certificate, good for a one-time purchase, from Ingygo Junction! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Thursday, December 15th to be entered to win!

Indygo Junction’s founder, Amy Barickman has published nearly 1000 pattern titles, architecting a collection of designs with distinct, eclectic style. Our redesigned website features hundreds of patterns and books including clothing, purses, aprons, children’s fashions, jewelry, crafts, toys, home decor, embroidery and much more. The addition of a blog, how-to videos and instructional technique PDF’s have made Indygo Junction a resource for the sewing enthusiast.

Indygo Junction will provide the winner with a $100 gift certificate for a one-time purchase on IndygoJunction.com. All $100 must be spend in one order. Only patterns & books published by Indygo Junction are eligible for purchase with this gift certificate.

Comment to Win: Which do you prefer: hard copy patterns, ePatterns, DVD tutorials or online streaming video (YouTube videos)?


This giveaway is sponsored by Ingygo Junction

Please note: If selected as a winner, any personal information you provide to receive your prize in this giveaway is subject to the sponsor’s privacy rules. These may differ from BurdaStyle’s rules, so please review the rules before entering your information. BurdaStyle is not responsible for the handling of your data in connection with this giveaway.

[Update 12/15/11] – Congratulations to member lydianna for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 14!


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    Dec 14, 2011, 04.02 PMby ReneeWatts

    I love hard copy patterns. I collect patterns and I have patterns from the 30’s to now. I love all patterns but doll and quilt patterns are my favorites.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.55 PMby littleharvey94

    Hard copies! I don’t trust technology lol.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.55 PMby crackerhouse

    Not sure. I don’t have enough experience to say.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.53 PMby tsedai

    Hard copy patterns are the best! I like having original copies of the patterns so I can trace them out in different sizes and make alterations without worrying about ruining the original copy. E-patterns take too much time to print and tape the patterns together, and I prefer having the patterns pre-printed as opposed to drafting from scratch, even with the help of a DVD or online tutorial.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.53 PMby joen

    I guess my preference is a hard copy of a pattern. I do watch DVD tutorials and YouTube videos when a technique is new to me I’m a visual person so when I see it done it is much easier for me.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.52 PMby heidim

    Such a great pattern company, I always prefer paper patterns because I love being able to flip through them in my pattern drawers!

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.52 PMby adriprints

    Hmm… this is actually a tough question for me. I think I prefer a combination of hard copy patterns plus some video or photo/book instruction. I appreciate online e-patterns for their immediacy, but I like cutting out the silky paper from the hard copy patterns. As for instructions, I like video tutorials (via DVD or YouTube) for special stitches or special instructions unique to the pattern. When a somewhat adventurous technique is introduced within the instructions, I head toward my reference books, and then to videos for help in understanding the pattern.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.50 PMby chopsticks

    i like both hard copy and e-patterns with the option to print

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.49 PMby lgenie

    I prefer e patterns and the option to print them.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.48 PMby bitterbunny

    i would say hard copy patterns!

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.48 PMby Craftywatts

    I love hard copy patterns (esp vintage ones)! Fingers Crossed I am drooling over everything in the store!! :D

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.48 PMby gemmafloyd

    I’m a traditionalist, just as I prefer real books contrary to e-books, I’m more of a hard copy patterns fan.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.47 PMby Dreach

    Hard copy patterns are definitely my go too, they are what i am used to plus i love to collect vintage patterns but who doesnt!

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.47 PMby jocel

    Hard copy patterns, definitely.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.45 PMby corarae

    I have to say patterns because I haven’t used the others. I recently printed up a pattern, but it looks complicated & not sure I’m up for the hassle.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 03.37 PMby vintagemomma

    I like epatterns for instant gratification..but I am not a fan of taping the puzzle together. I LOVE hard patterns printed on heavy duty paper that I can trace and reuse over and over again with no ripping. :)

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