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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, 07.25 AMby kraftykatina

    I learned about Burda style from an online ad and I’m glad I did!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 07.20 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    i googled burda when i started to sew as my mother has worked with burda magazins all her lifetime and i did wanted to check out, what burda is doing nowadays. that is how i found out about burdastyle.com

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    Dec 20, 2010, 07.17 AMby Amy Ydned

    I learned of you through fb fiskars and I like this site and commented there also. So useful to crafters!adendyut@comcast.net

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    Dec 20, 2010, 07.12 AMby rosewu86

    I found Burdastyle on my own a few years ago when I started getting interested in sewing my own clothes. It was one of the most aesthetically appealing sites I found, and I came back to it again and again because the work was beautiful and so inspiring.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 07.07 AMby sunnydays212003

    I was getting back into sewing and wanted to join a club to brush up on every thing then one day I learned about Burdastyle when I bought the Burda magazine from the book store and I have loved you guys ever since ;-)

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    Dec 20, 2010, 07.06 AMby dobrotalivia

    I knew of burdamagazine, so I found the website burdafashion…

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.52 AMby rita61

    I learned about BurdaStyle when I decided to search the internet for Burda one day; my aunt used to send me the magazines from Europe, and I wanted to see if they were available for subscription.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.47 AMby mishe12

    i found burda style through stumbleupon….

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.47 AMby psychorat

    Google. I already knew the Burda Magazine and searched for that.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.46 AMby william james

    a google search for sewing patterns.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.45 AMby jmhair

    I learned about Burdastyle from a google search for patterns. I fell in love with it from the gate. There is such a great wealth of knowledge from other users.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.40 AMby roarah

    It’s seems so long ago – I’m not sure if I remember! I think I was bored one day & googled sewing or free patterns or something similar.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.31 AMby ambermarie

    I learned about Burda Style in an advertisement in my favorite magazine Bust.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.27 AMby afuret47

    BurdaStyle is a website I stumbled across in search of medieval and renaissance patterns. I had found a free cloak pattern that I ended up adding a hood to. That project took me far longer than I had first anticipated simply because I used crush panne velvet as both my outer and inner layer. The pain of sewing it together stemmed from the stretch of the fabric and my lack of patience with myself. What a true learning experience. By the way, yes I still have and wear said cloak. It is so warm.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.26 AMby chopsticks

    I found Burdastyle using my Google-fu to find a pattern for something i was making at the time. I’ve been lurking around ever since.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.25 AMby saraoakden

    I found an add for burdastyle in Threads magazine while at the library one day. It was a glorious find. Love the ideas people come up with.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.23 AMby abendstern

    I found burdastyle long time ago, i cant remember how i found this site but i really need the scissors!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.11 AMby purplicious

    I first heard of burdastyle at the renegade craft fair. They had a booth and they were talking about making a handbag challenge. So I did. I went home and made one.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.09 AMby melissaormonde

    I can’t even remember anymore…it might have been an ad on another site I was looking on.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 06.04 AMby makurochan

    i came across the burda style website when doing a google search for some pattern ideas and joined immediately, i loved the free patterns and that i could download them! i don’t remember when i discovered the regular printed burda patterns, i’ve just always seen them in the shops and liked the quality of the patterns.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.59 AMby sgm

    I was just searching the web, looking for interesting and/or free sewing patterns and stumbled upon BurdaStyle! Since then, though, I’ve noticed a lot of sewing blogs I follow doing Burda patterns and linking to the site. I don’t know if it’s increased interest OR my consciousness of the site increasing and me noticing it!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.56 AMby pink-cornelia

    Google Told me about burdastyle, I was looking for free patterns (something easy to start sewing) and burda Style was the first link that appeared.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.52 AMby lummikat

    I belong to an on-line doll collecting/doll sewing club. One of the members posted the link on that board about 2 or 3 years ago. I have been delighted with this resource ever since.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.44 AMby indiedanielle

    I can’t really recall when I first came across Burda. I used to be a part of some sewing communities on LiveJournal and the people there were great about sharing amazing links and information. I wouldn’t doubt that’s where I discovered this greatness!

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.34 AMby att1221

    great site

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.33 AMby Claire Larson

    I kept seeing references to Burda and saw many links from many blogs before I finally decided to find out what it was all about. I’m glad I did.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.31 AMby melaniec

    I heard about BurdaStyle through Tessutti Fabrics in Melbourne when I learned about their BurdaSytle sewing group.

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    Dec 20, 2010, 05.28 AMby elisabethdavis

    I found BurdaStyle while doing a google search for free blouse patterns. So glad I found you!

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