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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, 06.17 PMby bike6564

    Blouses. They’re fun and versatile and generally do not take a lot of fabric so I get to sew more projects.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 06.17 PMby Lennette Daniels

    My favorite thing to make is bags. They could be purses, make up cases, wallets, etc. I like these because the sewing is not too challenging.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 06.16 PMby Danielle Boulay

    I love making clothes for myself.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 06.15 PMby loyl8

    Right nowis handsdown making stuff for my little nugget to be.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 06.12 PMby goldilox

    Separates for work. I can’t find clothes that fit me well especially pants

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    Dec 19, 2011, 06.05 PMby reliablechef

    I love making fancy or special occasion clothing because you get to add all those extra details and trim that would just be too much for everyday wear. For example the Quineanera dress I made for my daughter a few years back. http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/quineanera-dress

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    Dec 19, 2011, 06.03 PMby mcgjean

    I liked sewing little girl’s dresses, but I don’t have any little girls to sew for right now.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 06.02 PMby Mikgirl

    I like making dresses because I like to wear dresses than pants. But my ultimate sewing goal is to make a perfect pair of jeans that fits me!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 06.01 PMby euphemia49

    I am enjoying making baby girl clothes for my 2 month old sweetie!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 06.00 PMby Amy W

    I love making clothes out of used vintage patterns, it’s fun daydreaming about what the original owner may have made.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.58 PMby G-A-

    I like making dresses and in general, clothes for myself. But dresses are my favourite since I pick different patterns with new things to learn each time.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.58 PMby elisabetsy

    I like to make dresses best. A dress is a whole outfit, and your whole body can be the canvas for creativity in fabric and style!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.56 PMby simonewarrior

    My favorite things to make are costumes. I look forward to making my daughter’s costumes every year for Halloween and Christmas. It’s a chance for me to expand my imagination as she feeds me hers and we come up with some pretty cool costumes! By the time I am done making them I have paid for materials and fabric more than what it would have cost me had I bought one for her but the end results are so worth it!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.53 PMby taysha1128

    I like to make pillows and skirts- they’re quick and easy

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.51 PMby Seeks Corey

    Things for kids. It’s always so exciting to give them a present I made and have them visibly enjoy it. So, that can be clothes, toys, or blankets. If they like it, I melt. :)

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.50 PMby mixtlii

    Clothing in general, more specifically prom dresses or casual tops!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.49 PMby Brandy totten

    gifts!!! Though I love making clothes for myself. Making even the simpliest gifts for someone else just really is something else!!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.47 PMby bitterbunny

    i LOVE sewing aprons….the ironic part is that i can’t cook! lol

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.46 PMby Tai B

    I love making tops,skirts,and dresses! _

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.45 PMby bobegrl

    I make quilts and would love to make a nice quilt using your fabrics. I am retired and make quilts to make a little money to help out. Have a Merry Christmas

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.32 PMby serena

    I like to make bags. They’re always handy, and they don’t have to fit perfectly. :) I also love to make clothes for my daughters.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.31 PMby Angie Telford

    I love to make pillows and skirts. Pillows are fun gifts and an easy way to refresh home decor. I love to use different fabrics and accents depending on the season. Skirts are easy and a great way to express your personality!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.31 PMby sunnipaine

    skirts and dresses!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.28 PMby Sadie Fox Metter

    I love to make clothing for myself. It is so rewarding and challenging. I love having unique and one-of-a-kind garments.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.27 PMby cands2010

    My favorite thing to make is boxers!!! I have three boys and I make their boxers all year long. I get a kick out of it because I get to find funny, cool and fun fabrics for them.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.26 PMby crownhime7

    My favorite thing to make is a fitted blazer. I have always want one, but since i’m so petite. None fitted me right.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.25 PMby Shannon Gruber Burchard

    I love to make dresses. So many choices with small changes in construction

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.25 PMby stefilu

    I am a skirt person

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.24 PMby margaretglass

    Lingerie! I love making things that reflect my own style and tastes.

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    Dec 19, 2011, 05.23 PMby kallers

    My favorite thing to make is anything for me! I love both sewing and knitting, and love it when I get to wear what I’ve made. Sewing for gifts is great, and I do it REALLY often, but it definitely gets a bit tedious, and I’m so cautious with gifts that I don’t feel I can be as creative as I’d like to be.

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