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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 17, 2010, 11.22 AMby oslocraft

    I would love to see more tutorials on drafting patterns. Also more sewing by hand, various techniques one could use.

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    Dec 17, 2010, 11.19 AMby sere78

    I’d like to see reviews on craft books, some more free patterns, and a little more non-US (especially Italian) members joining the blog. Also, I’d like to see a section on how to refashion garments we have.

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    Dec 17, 2010, 11.02 AMby candicej

    I’d like to see more men’s casual patterns. Some free patterns wouldn’t hurt either :-)

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    Dec 17, 2010, 10.59 AMby finecraftguilddotcom

    more how-tos and free patterns by users, or fresh/new/innovative designers.

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    Dec 17, 2010, 10.19 AMby smillas

    more free patterns and more projects/competitions, I’m still voting for sonething like project runway ("design an outfit using … :)

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    Dec 17, 2010, 10.12 AMby candyjoyce

    This fabric looks fabulous, would love to make a pleat top mini skirt with it.

    I’d like to see more International competitions like the Bernina 3 series comp. I’d forgotten how much I enjoy working to a brief and a deadline!

    Cheers, Candy

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    Dec 17, 2010, 10.00 AMby giunta

    more free patterns ;)

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    Dec 17, 2010, 08.58 AMby nehmah

    I would love to see patterns designed especially for boys, from ages 5 to 19. This is one group which pattern companies always overlook. Nehmah

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    Dec 17, 2010, 08.56 AMby 5dreamer5

    I’m echoing a few folks here, but I’d love to see tutorials about pattern drafting or scoring for different sizes. Would be neat!

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    Dec 17, 2010, 08.55 AMby elelovecat

    I would like to find a lot of explanations and models to be prepared with my brand new serging machine!!! ;-)

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    Dec 17, 2010, 08.44 AMby Wendy Christie

    free patterns!

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    Dec 17, 2010, 08.12 AMby daisylynn

    I’d love to see more free patterns! <3

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    Dec 17, 2010, 07.55 AMby libra-s

    I would like to read more interviews with members and know them better, and find out where they get their inspiration from.

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    Dec 17, 2010, 07.49 AMby koh

    More information on drafting your own patterns. And just more patterns in general =D

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    Dec 17, 2010, 07.48 AMby darbyscloset

    Tips on difficult sewing manovers…….like sewing on silky fabric, or niffty button hole short cuts, fitted facket shoulder seams, oh my list could go on and on, yet hopefully you get my idea. The place in the pattern directions when you wish you had someone you could call of there with you to show you how. Thanks Darby

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    Dec 17, 2010, 07.46 AMby headlollipop

    I think burdastyle is fairly well organized and charming to look at, which is why I come here. I feel like the community is pretty good, but maybe a location detail would make it easier to search members in your area.

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    Dec 17, 2010, 07.37 AMby rita61

    I would like to see connection to projects in the magazine and maybe some detailed photos of some of the harder projects; I learn visually, so sometimes the words are difficult to follow for me. BUT I am going to make Karl L jacket from the October issue; I see there is a blog on it. I think it would be awesome to wear over jeans for a casual but dressy look.

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    Dec 17, 2010, 07.34 AMby egdirb

    more menswear, free patterns and better searching options.

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    Dec 17, 2010, 07.30 AMby fkmarchefka

    Tips and tricks, tutorial on some advanced sewing projects

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    Dec 17, 2010, 07.16 AMby shahidahcarr

    i would like to see more crafts…

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    Dec 17, 2010, 07.12 AMby Sara Moskovitz

    I have loved loved loved the fantastic vintage tutorials as well as the runway-to-Burda patterns. More of these would be lovely. And I agree with many other members; more menswear and flat pattern drafting spotlights. Pretty please!

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    Dec 17, 2010, 07.08 AMby dobrotalivia

    I would like to see more patterns.

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    Dec 17, 2010, 06.37 AMby ohnoitsjessey

    I would like to see a section specifically for beginners, and advanced beginners. Projects designed to increase a beginners confidence.

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    Dec 17, 2010, 06.37 AMby mangojuicy

    I’m mad for vintage patterns so step-by-step instructions on making fit adjustments would be so useful.

    Also I think it would be really cool if you had more pattern collaborations with established or indie designers.

    ps. I ♥ pendleton.

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    Dec 17, 2010, 06.36 AMby herf

    i’d like to see more basic patterns from burdastyle, with ideas for variations!

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    Dec 17, 2010, 06.35 AMby loyl8

    Well wht would i like to see more of…hmmm…im not sure you guys are doing more what i was looking for like on different fabrics and techniques. LOVING it!!

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    Dec 17, 2010, 06.28 AMby frankiesoup

    I’d really love to see a section about knitting/crocheting/felting. You can do so much when you combine these skills with dress-making and I’d love some tips on how to improve. :)

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    Dec 17, 2010, 06.23 AMby hannahlee

    In addition to dying for this fabric, I’d really like to see more free patterns come back to the site. There are some patterns I love, but I know I could get something similar at the fabric store for less – especially during pattern sales.

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    Dec 17, 2010, 06.22 AMby hannahlee

    Oh, gosh! I would DIE to have this fabric!!

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    Dec 17, 2010, 06.16 AMby baubo

    Because I’m still somewhat of a novice, I’d like to see more step-by-step instructions on making clothing. This would also be extremely useful for those of us (and there are many of us here) who don’t speak English as out mother tongue. Patterns and instructions often include such specific language that it can be very difficult to understand and follow them, even if you have very good English skills.

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