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Welcome to day 16 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win two yards of Pendleton’s colorful Rio Rancho jacquard wool, matching turquoise felt binding and a Pendleton hand-sewn label! Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Friday, December 17th to be entered to win!

Wool is the new black and Pendleton fabric is the perfect fabric for your inspired wooly creations. Native designs are all the rage as reflected in Pendleton’s recent collaborations with Opening Ceremony, Levis, Hurley and Vans to name just a few. We’re giving away two yards of our colorful Rio Rancho jacquard wool, matching turquoise felt binding and a Pendleton hand-sewn label to put in your garment, bag or whatever you choose to make! The Rio Rancho design can only be found at the Pendleton Woolen Mill Store in Portland, Oregon. Check out our blog or facebook page for more beautiful wool options, from carded wool and wool yarn to practically any weight of fabric you could imagine, Pendleton Woolen Mills has the largest selection of wool fabric in the known universe!

Comment to Win: What would you like to see more of here at BurdaStyle?

Congratulations to molly molly who won the Thread Collections from Coats & Clark!


This giveaway is sponsored by Pendleton


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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.44 PMby knighttemplar

    I’d like to see more men’s patterns, and boys. and more fun contests!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.44 PMby revolution9

    Better forums and more community based content.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.43 PMby smurfette2010

    More BurdaStyle patterns and more pictures from photoshoots.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.42 PMby snow-sews

    reviews of craft and sewing books, free patterns, and techniques about how to alter patterns.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.41 PMby kandra

    i would like to see shipper patterns

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.40 PMby Syl .

    More free patterns :)

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.39 PMby margaretchandler

    I was so pleasantly surprised to see the tutorial on arrowhead tacks on the front page today. I sew mostly from vintage patterns, and I suspect a lot of other sewists here do as well. More vintage sewing techniques would be a lovely addition to the site!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.39 PMby omatic

    more mens patterns would be great.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.37 PMby LéonaDy

    I would like the search system to be a little more advanced to we can eliminate certain criteria and find what we need quickly (more tags maybe?). Yes, that would be really practical.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.34 PMby annawilliamson

    tutorials tutorials tutorials!

    i would love to say more free patterns, but that would be a little selfish of me.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.32 PMby tievoli

    I must confess, I love free patterns, more of those would be nice. i also would like a learning library for basic techniques like zippers, buttonholes, hems for different fabrics etc.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.32 PMby nic305

    I would love to see more plus size patterns!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.28 PMby enormand88

    I think it would be really cool to start city guides for the best places for notions, different types of fabric, maybe museums with inspiring collections, great vintage shops to find pieces for upcycling, that kind of thing!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.25 PMby natclem

    I feel like Burdastyle has kinda drifted away from making new patterns lately. I’d like to see some new and creative pieces coming from burdastyle. Also, I think that you guys use to do the Technique Tuesday, and I thought that was great for people like me who are self-taught. Please start that up again!!!! Even if it’s basic or obvious stuff, I’m sure someone will use it!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.21 PMby soaringviola

    Indeed! Like some other users already mentioned book reviews would be great. I already have some sewing/craft books but everytime I look for a new one I have the difficulty that I don´t get some at the local dealer and have a massive offer in the internet without having the possibility to look inside. A professional review by Burdastyle or an expert review by the users would be very helpful!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.21 PMby lthor

    Ooh, menswear would be nice! I want to make things for my boyfriend, but so far all I’ve done is a pair of boxers based on ones that fell apart, and a chef’s hat as a joke. He’s getting a bit jealous of all my new silk and woolen things.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.20 PMby Ginger Spice

    I’d like to see more techniques on alterations too!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.18 PMby squirrellypoo

    I would like to see more emphasis given to How-Tos and other skill-building posts! No matter how much sewing you’ve done, there’s always room to learn more!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.17 PMby tmachan

    I’m going to say more inspiration boards and such – but I also like more free patterns – ohh, and more designer patterns!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.17 PMby nellyvdb

    More video tutorials, especially on pattern making and sewing techniques, sort of what Angela Kane posts, her tutorials are awesome!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.13 PMby taysha1128

    I’d love to see more picture how-to’s and step-by-steps :-)

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.13 PMby kessrien

    I would like to see a page with projects that are messed up. I mean, everyone makes big sewing mistakes once in a while (or not?). If there was a section on Burdastyle where people could list their messed up dresses and pants I would feel better sometimes… It would be nice to learn from mistakes – I would like others to comment on what I should do better next time. I would definitely show f****d up items there. Promise. I know what I would put up first: a totally stupid version of a Marie skirt.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.12 PMby sunshinebreezy

    I too would love to see more patterns and ideas for small projects, especially bags, purses and clutches

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.11 PMby littlewren


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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.09 PMby Diana Burrell

    More video please.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.09 PMby catyblue

    I’d love to see ore skirts and shorts tutorials :D

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.08 PMby marionalloreta

    I would like to see more video tutorials, and more of the fabulous Burdastyle patterns!!! Perhaps a section where users can share their own videos of how they construct a garment. Another interesting thing would be to have more about the burdastyle team, their own patters, tips, etc. Thanks!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.06 PMby Katie Tandlmayer

    Technique tutorials!

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    Dec 16, 2010, 04.00 PMby ellohdesign

    I would like a section just for video tutorials. Video is the best way for me to learn and they are more interesting to follow.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 03.59 PMby lunatepetal

    I’d like to see more reviews on patterns(regular store bought ones like Vougue, Simplisity,etc…) and books! also more baby/kids patterns would be nice as well!!

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