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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

Please note: If selected as a winner, any personal information you provide to receive your prize in this giveaway is subject to the sponsor’s privacy rules. These may differ from BurdaStyle’s rules, so please review the rules before entering your information. BurdaStyle is not responsible for the handling of your data in connection with this giveaway.

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


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    Dec 20, 2011, 04.32 AMby shanisaku

    Dresses! Dresses! Dresses! Nothing makes me feel so accomplished.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 04.28 AMby Jkabana

    Skirts, because they are instant gratification.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 04.26 AMby jennyrecorder

    Lingerie. There is something very special about using beautiful, fine fabric to make something gorgeous that only a very lucky few will get to see ;)

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    Dec 20, 2011, 04.18 AMby ahkisha

    i LOVE making dresses!! i can wear them and they’re so fun to make because of the endless possibilities! I feel that dresses are the biggest sewing canvas that you can express your creativity with.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 04.15 AMby selleck

    I pretty much like making any gift my friends will enjoy. I’ve given them totes, wall hangings, table runners, and placemats.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 04.10 AMby suz123

    Clothes. I’m still learning, but wanting clothes done my way just for me is what makes me want to sew.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 04.07 AMby jimnems

    My favorite sewing projects are smocked outfits for children, but I do some home dec, crafts, and occasionally a garment for myself.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 04.00 AMby knitist

    I love playing with fabric, making pillows, quilts, purses… I like taking patterns and combining them into something new and personal.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 03.59 AMby Inge Flinte

    beautiful clothes in beautiful fabric that FIT ME!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 03.56 AMby MamanADroit

    My favorite thing to make is toys for my son because I love the joy on my son’s face when he sees what I made him (even if it’s not perfect!)

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    Dec 20, 2011, 03.45 AMby foliusdesign

    i love sewing dresses. They are simple, quick, and beautiful to make and wear!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 03.37 AMby photodoll

    i like to sew tops, that way I have ones that fit and are made like I like them…

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    Dec 20, 2011, 03.36 AMby nyphertiti

    I seem to make a lot of dresses. I guess it’s nice to have an entire outfit finished all in one go~

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    Dec 20, 2011, 03.33 AMby runningwithscissors1

    Hmmm, I would say skirts. They are usually done pretty quickly and so satisfying.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 03.32 AMby jmurray123

    Being a young fashion designer in the making (i hope) i love making anything that makes me feel proud of my final product and that people admire, and compliment me on. But most of all i love dresses and high waisted shorts pants hats scarfs pillows blankets and skirts….and shirts…….and hair accesserys…….and bags………and everything!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 03.25 AMby mayell

    I love to make dresses because I feel so good in them and vests because I look good in them. Thanks!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 03.24 AMby Theresa Brooks

    Placemats to give as gifts

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    Dec 20, 2011, 03.18 AMby brunettetruth

    I like making dresses!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 03.14 AMby burda-user-913639

    clothes! because normal clothes fit me funny.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 03.12 AMby calis

    I love to sew just about anything, but my absolute favorite things to make are aprons! I can indulge my crazeballs side and whip up completely outrageous things.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 03.06 AMby ErikaB3

    I like making home dec items to give as gifts.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 02.59 AMby serenamichelle

    I LOVE to make skirts. Skirts are so quick and easy to make. You can also add lots of embellishments or piece it to make a unique design. My girls love when I make skirts for them!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 02.30 AMby aynjelseraphim

    I am having fun learning how to sew — so far I have made my wedding dress and my husband’s pants for our wedding, a dress for our friends’ wedding and I’m working on dresses and john-john’s for my nieces and nephews.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 02.21 AMby deChez

    My favorite thing to make is shirts for my husband. He’s a musician, so since most of the shirts I make for him are “stage wear”, I can use some really fun fabrics — in fact, his favorite is a shirt I made from some vintage red, yellow, and black fabric that has Sumo wrestlers on it.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 02.20 AMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)

    Formal dresses of my own designs which lift my spirit most.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 02.19 AMby Silverbirch

    I love to make dresses for my 5 granddaughters and now little outfits for my new grandson. I also love to make dresses and skirts for myself, with the wraparound skirt-pants being my favorite thing to wear. But, I also love to make renaissance clothing. ::sigh:: so many favorites, it’s hard to choose just one thing, lol.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 02.17 AMby megatron

    My favorite thing to make is pajama pants. I love having a wide range of PJs.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 02.15 AMby gack89

    I like making gifts for other people, because it is so nice when they are as excited about the item as I am!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 02.11 AMby ldlakip

    I love sewing dresses—esp kuspiks for little girls/women. It is an Alaskan Eskimo style dress. the colors are vibrant and also with vibrant trims. I loved sewing fun dresses for my daughter when she was younger and let her pick out the fabric and pattern design—but would make it her own style.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 02.03 AMby lindac

    Probably dresses or maybe skirts. I would say for me—-but I also have two granddaughters who like skirts and I am sure would like dresses. Ah- those beautiful Britex fabrics – So beautiful!


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