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Welcome to Day 19 of our Holiday Giveaway! Here is your chance to win a $100 Gift Certificate good toward any online purchase from Britex Fabrics! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Tuesday, December 20th to be entered to win!

Win a $100 gift certificate from britexfabrics.com. The Britex Fabrics online store offers fabrics in cotton, silk and wool; a huge selection of buttons from blazer to vintage to wood; lace trims for sophisticated bridal gowns and sexy lingerie; ribbon from brocade to velvet for all your detailing needs; and the neatest selection of Russian netting.
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Comment to Win: What is your favorite thing to make? Why?


This giveaway is sponsored by Britex Fabrics

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[Update 12/21/11] – Congratulations to member kallers for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 19!


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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.37 PMby lemonadesandwich

    I like bags – you can never have enough bags.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.35 PMby smith7387

    I have to say that I love making costumes! I am a cosplayer, so every year I try to make my own outfits for characters, and I love getting things to match a character perfectly.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.35 PMby kastronut

    I have an a line skirt pattern that I love! Short, long, embellished, custom pockets…the possibilities are endless!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.31 PMby miaow

    Hats because they are indeed the perfect accessory!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.22 PMby mal

    I love to make skirts. You can use one simple pattern to come up with what looks like a bunch of different skirts by just using different fabrics, lengths, patterns and colors.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.21 PMby Myste77

    Since I have become interested in fiber arts and fabric dying, my favorite thing is creating my own designs working with silk and other natural fabrics. It is a wonderful feeling knowing I have made something that is completely unique and an artistic expression of myself.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.18 PMby Tadayuki Motoyama

    I love tote and shopping bags…I make them to give to friends fr green shopping bags and I make them to use as green wrapping – nothing better than 2 gifts in 1!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.18 PMby jmelsha

    I like making anything fun and creative. My husband says what I make best is a mess.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.15 PMby viquena

    I’ve gotten quite good at making the Colette mini-bloomers. I still don’t have a pair for myself, but all of my friends have them! :)

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.10 PMby sewinglikecrazy

    I don’t actually have one specific thing I love to make. I really enjoy making things for the kids, whether it be clothing, or accessories. But I also like to make things for myself, so, no real favs here.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.08 PMby miaow

    Hats because they are indeed the perfect accessory!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.07 PMby miaow

    Hats because they are indeed the perfect accessory!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.05 PMby wanderingmuse

    I love making aprons. The prettier the apron, the more often I want to wear it!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.01 PMby Claire Cooper

    I enjoy making anything – but my favourite at the moment is the bridesmaid dresses I’m currently making for a friend. I self drafted them and i’m very proud of myself.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 09.00 PMby Rachel Bain

    I like making clothes. I love wearing clothes that I’ve made – not only do they fit better than store-bought items, they make me feel great.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.57 PMby milnay3

    I love making garments that require extra attention to detail as the satisfaction of the finished product is extraordinary. I’m talking fitted shirts & special occasion garments in particular.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.56 PMby euma

    Dresses, for me and my daughter.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.55 PMby erinacb

    My favorite thing to make is anything new, with a technique I haven’t tried before. There’s nothing more exciting that pushing myself towards new skills!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.54 PMby stella

    I love to make bags as presents and dresses for .. ME!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.35 PMby ahearta

    Right now I love making blouses. My work is a heavily jeans environment, and I love to dress them up with something hand made on top.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.33 PMby clairebucket

    Favorite has to be dresses! You can create amazing looks and outfits by making just one piece! You always feel a lot more feminine in dresses too.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.31 PMby chopshop

    I have ordered fabric and embellishments from britex before and they are amazing. They are very willing to help and answered my questions. I used the fabric to make pants, they came out “nice”, but I still have a lot to learn!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.30 PMby miaow

    Hats because they are indeed the perfect accessory!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.30 PMby lala86

    I love making bags! Any garment is fun but bags allow you to be super creative with the shape and colors. Different sizes, patterns and fabrics are acepted when making a bag!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.25 PMby ninachan

    I love making pants. The challenge of different fits, fiddling with notions and using different techniques are so fun!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.23 PMby conniereed

    I love making things for kids.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.23 PMby manda-mae

    bags, skirts, quilts, napkins…I am overdue for making a dress!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.23 PMby singultus

    At the moment I like making a shirt for my father for Christmas, I started very early with making the pattern and now I am very happy that everything ist cut already and fits together solala and I just have to sew

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.17 PMby lpninpaingmailcom

    I love making dolls and doll clothing because I can be so creative with the style and fabric because the clothing uses so little fabric I can experiment without going into debt.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 08.14 PMby pgf

    I really enjoy making unusual things for my home, and handbags that are truly functional organizers.

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