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Welcome to day 19 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win a fabric scissor set from Fiskars!
Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Monday, December 20th to be entered to win!

The Original Orange-Handled Scissors™

Fiskars’ Original Orange-Handled Scissors™ were first introduced in 1967 as a top-quality fabric scissors. Not only did our ground blades far out perform forged scissors, they were also much lighter and more comfortable. This innovative design and our exacting standards of quality have helped us sell over 1 billion orange-handled scissors worldwide.

Easy Action Scissors (8”)

Commended by the Arthritis Foundation for ease of cutting.
-Spring action design makes easier cutting
-Easy Action ergonomic handle for comfort anf control
-Precision ground, hardened for comfort and control
-Tested to ensure clean cutting even through multiple layers of cloth to the tip.

9” Razor Edge Shears

Longer blades and our sharpest edge makes these the perfect fabric and film cutting scissors.
-Razor-sharp blades cut through difficult materials.
-Extra long blade for smoother, longer cuts
-Larger, ergonomic handles give added leverage and extra comfort for larger hands
-Precision ground, hardened stainless steel blades for lasting sharpness.

Comment to Win: How did you learn about BurdaStyle? Word of mouth? A link from your favorite blog? An advertisement (if so, where)?

Congratulations to lauramae who won the Lark Needlearts Knitting Books!


This giveaway is sponsored by Fiskars


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    Dec 20, 2010, 03.41 PMby ariellrose

    I can’t remember, but think I may have found it through a suggestions on either craftster.com or supernaturale.com…

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    Dec 20, 2010, 03.26 PMby Bambi Craney-Pro

    I just found it now. You are always full of inspiration with your products. Thank you.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 03.14 PMby SiobhannBellinger

    Via blogstresses Department of the Interior (who I found via My Favorite and My Best).

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    Dec 20, 2010, 03.07 PMby eyeofthebeholder

    word of mouth at sewing show

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    Dec 20, 2010, 02.40 PMby spud13

    Well, I’ve always known about Burda, but seem to remember having the site recommended to me by a friend…or it could have been via a Craft Gossip email…

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    Dec 20, 2010, 02.36 PMby simonewarrior

    I learned about Burdastyle through ThreadBanger when they aired the episode about how to make a Tuxedo Bib. After that I was hooked. I love that the pattern was available and easy to access and use. It is the first and so far the only posted project I have on my Burdastyle account. It was a true success for me execute my daughters costume with. I will post my other projects hopefully after the holidays are over but for now i would like to say…“I love Burdastyle!”

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    Dec 20, 2010, 02.27 PMby manati

    I don’t remember at all. I think it was when my aunt told me about this wonderful magazine called Burda she used to buy in the 80’s. So I search for it and found you guys.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 02.26 PMby katrinheuser

    I am a COMPLETE beginner who decided to make my enemy (the sewing machine) my friend. I stumbled across Burda looking for the easiest possible pattern I could find… the laptop sleeve. Just have to figure out how to add the button-loop.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 02.13 PMby SiobhannBellinger

    A link from stylistablogstress Department of the Interior (who I found because of the incomparable My Favorite and My Best).

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    Dec 20, 2010, 02.00 PMby FabricUiPhoneApp

    Nice but do they come in lefty format? I cannot tell how much it hurts to use my righty pinking shears with my southpaw.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 02.00 PMby soverygeri

    I was looking for free sewing patterns from Google when I was first learning to sew 2 years ago.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 01.51 PMby clairesophie

    I think I found Burda style while looking for patterns online. I couldn’t believe you could buy patterns to print at home. Burdastyle is truly one in its kind!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 01.44 PMby crackerhouse

    I think I found it googling, but really started paying more attention when I blogger I followed was singing its’ praises (polkadotoverload).

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    Dec 20, 2010, 01.37 PMby tanyaneary

    I found BurdaStyle from mention on another blog last year, I can’t remember which one though!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 01.35 PMby sere78

    I learned about Burdastyle on Burda’s Italian website, someone in the community posted a comment on the large amount of free patterns to dowload here and so… here I am now!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 01.30 PMby kkhb

    I was looking for some sewing help one day and google led me to a tutorial here! It was so long ago I no longer remember what it was exactly!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 01.25 PMby Morgan Brown

    I heard about burdastyle through word of mouth. Finding burdastyle has been great, I have been able to print off simple patterns at home, and read up on the basics of sewing under their learning section. I love burdastyle and visit the site daily.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 01.24 PMby joen

    I believe I did a search for sewing patterns because I wanted to see what else might be out there. I found your website and was amazed at all Burda’s site had to offer, support from other sewers, ideas and projects as well as great patterns! Thanks for have such a great site.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 01.22 PMby littlejay

    I saw an ad for burdastyle on my facebook page. So glad I clicked on it!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 01.22 PMby isabelbk

    I learned about BurdaStyle through a friend.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 01.11 PMby tklexi

    Searching on Google for clothing patterns you could print at home.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 01.11 PMby mcgjean

    I was linked to burdastyle through another blog. I think it was for a tutorial or a pattern.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 12.58 PMby giunta

    net surfing!!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 12.52 PMby jenyjenny

    I heard about BurdaStyle from a blog I look at and admire: diary of a sewing fanatic. I do not know the author personally but I am inspired by her blog! And I hear about Burda stuff everywhere – JoAnn fabric, magazines to which I subscribe plenty, many good sewing web sites…keep on inspiring!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 12.47 PMby jsanga

    I discovered Burda through a google search and I have NEVER looked back hehe Im even now considering purchasing a magazine subscription.. i tell everyone about this amazing site!!!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 12.44 PMby twinreader

    I googled “free sewing patterns” and there you were.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 12.29 PMby limer

    I think I found BrudaStyle through searching for a sewing “how-to” or a non-specific pattern on google.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 12.20 PMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)

    I have been subscribing sewing lessons from About.com website and I learnt about BurdaStyle.com website, looking for sewing patterns from About.com.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 12.07 PMby Doreen Linehan


    I learned about Burda Style at the Janome email I received.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 11.53 AMby oslocraft

    I think I came across this site while surfing the internet, probably looking for dress patterns :D

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