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Welcome to day 18 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win knitting books from Lark Needlearts!
Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Sunday, December 19th to be entered to win!

The Lark Needlearts team is happy to share the joy of knitting with BurdaStyle readers this holiday season. We put together a collection of knitting books with everything from the basic knitting primer to books with advanced patterns and designs. And for those that appreciate knits but don’t like making them, there’s a copy of Vintage Fashion Knitwear—a beautiful book celebrating more than 100 years of knitwear history, from Chanel to Loise Goldin. For more needlearts news and inspiration, visit www.larkcrafts.com/needlearts or follow @LarkNeedlearts on Twitter.

Comment to Win: Do you sell your garments? If so, where?

Congratulations to mrsjones5 who won the an Oliso Smart Iron!


This giveaway is sponsored by Lark Needlearts


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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.44 PMby starwalker

    I used to…but I get too nervous and crazy about any imperfections. So now I give them to family or friends.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.44 PMby peacewing

    Etsy and Artfire! =D

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.44 PMby sewknitful

    I have been told many times that I should sell my projects but I fear that my love of knitting would be compromised if it became a business. I knit for friends and family and, of course, myself. Low stress, made with love and much appreciated.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.41 PMby ladyshape

    I am currently setting up business making vintage reproduction clothing so will be selling stuff soon. Will be selling mainly on-line through own website and Etsy store. Feel free to check out my profile page for some examples of my work.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.40 PMby annawilliamson

    I don’t typically “sell” my work (unless someone asks if they can pay me to do small alterations: sure you can), but when I do a project for a friend they tend to do nice things for me afterwards, like treating me to a Starbucks or repairing my internet.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.38 PMby kallie

    In the past I sold few crochet and knitting garments, but not on the web.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.37 PMby pcvalery

    I mainly sell through patriciavalery.etsy.com – I also sell at various craft shows throughout the year, through Shanalogic.com (really cute site) and at various boutiques mainly in Florida although I have a few in other areas.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.35 PMby lennert

    I don’t sell any yet but you never know one day….

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.35 PMby joyk

    I mostly make clothes for myself and family. I do charge for making costumes for plays, etc but that comes through word of mouth/associates.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.34 PMby abaffledcat

    Etsy, of course! I love that I can make things and put em on there and not have to think about them again for a few months.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.27 PMby cam557

    I sell my creations to friends, family and people I know.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.26 PMby scanloew

    No, I don’t sell my garments. I just make them for me. I don’t make them for other people because I think it would be really hard to calculate different sizes.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.26 PMby jsanga

    not me :P

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.08 PMby studioA

    I sell my knitted hats and bunnies at Petit Bebe in Charlottesville, Va. They fit right in at this beautiful boutique!

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.04 PMby carottesauvage

    Is it a draw or a marketing research?. I am commenting just because the books are wAy cool….ridey OOOhhh!

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.03 PMby laurwyn

    no, I have made a few things as present though

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    Dec 18, 2010, 04.01 PMby eha

    i don’t sell my projects, I’m too selfish I think, I always make things for myself! (or my loved ones)

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    Dec 18, 2010, 03.59 PMby paunnet

    I’m planning to open a little online shop…

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    Dec 18, 2010, 03.58 PMby dobrotalivia

    No, I don’t sell my projects because I make them for me and for the people I love.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 03.58 PMby SewSunshine

    Not yet! I’ve been encouraged to sell my creations, such as the scarf for my profile, but have not ventured into sales. That is my desire and plan for 2011!

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    Dec 18, 2010, 03.54 PMby dahbou

    No, I don’t sell my garments. Perhaps someday but I’m not counting on it\.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 03.53 PMby jocel

    I have a lot of friends interested in the things I make, but I always give them for free. I am not very good at business…

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    Dec 18, 2010, 03.51 PMby Sadie Fox Metter

    Right now I only sell vintage sewing patterns. However, I would love to start making the vintage garments and start selling them as well!

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      Dec 18, 2010, 05.57 PMby Brandy Miller

      What’s your site for the vintage sewing patterns?

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    Dec 18, 2010, 03.41 PMby artepart

    I sell my garments on the Etsy site under the name ArtepArt..It’s a lovely site.So much creative people and so much lovely shops.It’s very easy to set up here a shop,little or big and everything is super clear,even for beginners like me with setting up your pictures and banners etc.That can be sometime so frustrating,but not on the Etsy.I also sell on carbootsales and table-topsales.Here you also can show everyone how you make things and I like to talk with “real” people.creating new items is lovely but selling is also a great part and with the money you can buy new fabrics and notions so you can start all over again.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 03.36 PMby suntory

    No, although I hope to do so one day.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 03.36 PMby msbritten

    Those books look ace! I must check them out, I don’t think my crafting is up to the standard of selling but I try to make as many presents as possible because they are so much more special than plucking some thing from a shelf that was mass produced in a factory.

    Happy Christmas everybody!

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    Dec 18, 2010, 03.34 PMby gortonfish

    No I do not sell my garments because I usually make them to fit me. I do give a lot of things away though.

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    Dec 18, 2010, 03.33 PMby sewhappy-1

    i don’t sell any of my work just yet, but maybe I will if I get good enough. :)

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    Dec 18, 2010, 03.33 PMby Ivana Krejci

    yes, I sell on etsy and I also do custom orders in person (around Austin).

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    Dec 18, 2010, 03.32 PMby sandramgr

    I don’t sell my garments, but sometimes when I wear one of my creations I get asked if I am going to sell it. I have been recently thinking I should do it.

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