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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

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


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    Dec 15, 2011, 01.14 AMby flashabou

    I really do prefer hard copy pattern. For me they make my life easier! I also really LOVE all of Indygo Junction patterns. All of your stuff is hip and easy!!!

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    Dec 15, 2011, 01.14 AMby Niki Weems

    Hard copies. I miss the old one-size patterns which were so much easier to cut out.

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    Dec 15, 2011, 01.08 AMby sarahcw

    I prefer hard copy patterns. I have been impressed, however, with the few video tutorials that I’ve seen demonstrating specific techniques.

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    Dec 15, 2011, 01.04 AMby iin

    I prefer hard copy patern.

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    Dec 15, 2011, 12.59 AMby lpninpaingmailcom

    I like a mixture of all three for a really big pattern such as a wedding dress I want a hard copy pattern. For small patterns such as children’s clothing and toys epatterns are great. Tutorials work for easy simple patters based off of easy measured rectangles.

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    Dec 15, 2011, 12.59 AMby Niki Weems

    Hard copy patterns. I miss the old one size patterns because they were so much easier to cut out!

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    Dec 15, 2011, 12.55 AMby saychez

    Today’s question is a difficult one, as I like both tutorials and hard copy equally. Have had more experience with hard copy, although I like tutorials so I can see exactly what to do. A true toss up!

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    Dec 15, 2011, 12.53 AMby yllis

    I have some memory issues so I love DVD. I can start and stop at my leisure. Reviewing steps is easier for me. I love the feel of the hardbound book. I started with books and a well written book can let you see your finished product and you can add or subtract ideas to suit your style.

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    Dec 15, 2011, 12.52 AMby Ashley Langley

    hard copy patterns, but I also like tutorials with video. it’s great to see someone else describe their approach!

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    Dec 15, 2011, 12.45 AMby jmelsha

    I can work with either hard copy or epatterns. I can’t sit still long enough for DVD or video tutorials because I want to get my hands busy.

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    Dec 15, 2011, 12.39 AMby designer38

    Paper is best- I hate the taping, but since there isn’t anywhere in my town that sells patterns anymore, online patterns are better when I want some instant gratification.

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    Dec 15, 2011, 12.37 AMby melody1234

    Hard copy patterns, so I can skip te cutting and pasting needed for e patterns.

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    Dec 15, 2011, 12.21 AMby tinapickles

    I like ePatterns… I can print and use them as often as I like and not feel guilty! Plus, if I screw up a FBA or some other adjustment, I can always print again.

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    Dec 15, 2011, 12.16 AMby marisee

    Hello I prefer hard copy patterns :)
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    Dec 15, 2011, 12.05 AMby sunquistadora

    I actually prefer hard copy patterns, and then I trace the size I’m using and alterations I’m making onto a new sheet. However, online things are good for having more variety and being instantly accessible.

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    Dec 15, 2011, 12.02 AMby sharonspils

    I prefer hard copy patterns and am not afraid of tracing. and love youtube videos for those extra tips and techniques.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.56 PMby ArielSE

    I love hard copies of patterns, I’m not a big fan of printing things out but that’s only because I feel like I’m wasting paper!

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.55 PMby pamelahenry

    I’ve tried them all and prefer the hard copy patterns.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.53 PMby starymoon38

    i like hard copy patterns because when you print patterns out you have to piece them together and you never know if you got it exactly the way it supposed to be.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.51 PMby suzanac

    I prefer hard copy patterns, but I also learned so much from online how-to videos.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.49 PMby msjanquilts

    It depends very much on the project, but printed patterns are my favorite mode.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.49 PMby Sherry Mack

    I really like having hard copy patterns on hand, so that later on I can always go back to it.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.46 PMby dol

    I like hard copy patterns. But I equally like to watch free tutorials, and sometimes download e-patterns. For this reason, I wouldn’t buy any dvd I think, there is so much to discover already on the net…

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.43 PMby Cynthia Froman

    I like hardcopy patterns the best, but google and youtube are very important to me when I’m stuck on a technique

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.40 PMby borhart6

    A hard copy of a pattern is more useful.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.39 PMby mrempert

    hardcopy or epatterns are prefered, but I don’t mind streaming tutorials either.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.38 PMby Helene Krupin

    I like hard copy patterns, but I often refer to online videos or tutorials when I get stck on a technique.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.37 PMby Mimipaulusma

    hard copy patterns, but sometimes I wish the explanation was easier.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.36 PMby Tracey McGowan Wirth

    I enjoy having a hard copy in my hands. Something I can see and hold.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 11.34 PMby spicelmf

    I prefer hard copies of patterns but I do use the internet for photo and video tutorials to help me along.

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