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Due to special regulations, we have been informed that today’s giveaway is only for U.S. members. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience to all of our international members, and hope that you will participate in the majority of this month’s giveaways that are available to everyone.

Welcome to Day 21 of our Holiday Giveaway! Here is your chance to win a H|CLASS™ 100Q Sewing Machine by HUSQVARNA VIKING®! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Thursday, December 22nd to be entered to win!

Sewers everywhere can now enjoy their favorite HUSQVARNA VIKING® features wherever they go in the new compact and lightweight H|CLASS™ 100Q sewing machine. Just launched by HUSQVARNA VIKING®, a global leader in sewing machine design and manufacturing, the H|CLASS ™ 100Q sewing machine’s portable size and carrying case make it a perfect quilting companion for social sewers on-the-go. The computerized H|CLASS ™ 100Q sewing machine boasts more than a dozen time-saving features, including 20 quilting, utility and decorative stitches, HUSQVARNA VIKING® snap-on presser feet, speed control slide, and a start and stop button that allows users to sew without a foot control.

Comment to Win: Where do you sew? Do you have a dedicated sewing room?


This giveaway is sponsored by HUSQVARNA VIKING®

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 12/23/11] – Congratulations to member Alicia DiRago for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 21!


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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.52 PMby sunintheclouds

    Oh how I wish I had a dedicated area so that I wouldn’t have to constantly put away and bring out my projects, though I must confess that I do rather enjoy being in the midst of the family action while I sew. I can accomplish and enjoy my projects while still interacting with my family. I am typically on my dining room table, but sometimes on my breakfast nook table depending on what is going on or how large of a work surface I feel I need. Thankfully we have an open concept living space so I can see the television from both and have access to the rest of the family from both. I think I need some built-in storage in the living room so that setup and tear down of my projects would be easier. :-)

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.49 PMby Brandy totten

    Well normally I have been sewing in the tv room, that way I can sew and keep an eye out on the children who are either playing in there or watching tv, but since the christmas tree came out, I have been moved to the dining room. But I like the lighting better in there anyway. I think I might make that my sewing machine (and other craft stuff)’s new home.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.46 PMby zoip

    I use my living room table too :-( Or better, I used to, because my sewing machine was broken a few days ago :-( So, I really wish to get this wonderful sewing machine (which is better than my broken one anyway!! what more to ask for???). I stay at my mother’s place in the States, so please don’t exclude me from the competition…

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.45 PMby Alicia DiRago

    I sew upstairs in little loft outside my bedroom. It’s small but bright!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.44 PMby unhgoose

    I have a very small house filled with two kids under three, a husband, a dog and two cats. I have dedicated storage space in our bedroom but to actually sew I have to set up my machine on either the coffee table or the small kitchen table…definitely not ideal.

    I dream about a bigger house and dedicated craft room.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.44 PMby mashka

    I do have a “craft room” in the house, but I seem to travel all around the house with my projects.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.44 PMby myleeann

    I sew in the room we call our office. Probably not the most ideal place to sew, but I like to be near my computer for tutorials. Plus, the office is the warmest room in the house during the winter.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.40 PMby ruhammie

    I have a room upstairs in our house with a little collapsible Ikea table to use as a sewing table. It’s kind of a storage room, so it’s cramped, but I’m storing all my craft supplies (fabric, yarn, beads, scrapbooking), so…I guess that’s my own doing!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.39 PMby Lisa Rosendahl

    I have a small computer desk in my bed room that is now dedicated to my sewing machine :)

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.38 PMby ealis

    My dining room has been my dedicated sewing area for nearly 13 years, but occasionally my sewing projects spread to the living room and bedroom. Basically anywhere that a can have a large open area.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.38 PMby denisestahl

    When our youngest child left home, I moved from the den that I shared with my husband to a dedicated sewing room of my own. Now, when I am in the middle of a project and have some other work to do, all I have to do is get up-turn off the light, and close the door. No more cleaning up in the middle of something. Actually reduces project sewing time as it is ready and waiting for me to pick up easily where I left off.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.38 PMby sherrieh

    I wish I had a dedicated space! I sew on any number of desks throughout the house, most recently on the secretary in the living room, to the chagrin of my husband!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.37 PMby villeford

    I currently have my sewing space set up in our living room, but soon when we rearrange for the baby I’ll be getting moved down to our garage.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.37 PMby lworcest

    Right now, I’m sewing in the dining room. After the holidays I plan to rearrange my second bedroom to make it into my sewing room!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.36 PMby serenityslr

    I used to have a dedicated sewing room until we moved. Now I have a small nook in my kitchen to sew. I could use the basement but it is cold and lonely down there.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.35 PMby Shannon Gruber Burchard

    I have my sewing machine set-up in my living room looking out the window at the city:)

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.34 PMby thesocialseam

    I have the chic-est sewing room in my home. It’s full of custom made white cabinetry, pink striped walls, a chandelier, a collection of sad irons, room for my machine, serger, ironing board and a cutting table. Sewing is my business and I’m grateful to have a creative, well stocked room!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.33 PMby indefatigablel

    I actually sew sitting on the floor a lot. I have a very small apartment! I normally work on the floor of the computer room. Sometimes I sit on the couch and sew by hand while watching television.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.31 PMby kuhkaw

    I sew by machine at the dining table. Thank heavens we have a breakfast nook. I sew by hand all over the place—in airports, the car, the bedroom, at other people’s homes…

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.30 PMby wildcatspow

    I have a card table set up in the middle of my living room floor, and my overflow is piled up on our air hockey table (ugh, I’m a slob!)!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.29 PMby HouseNymph

    Until recently, my sewing area was the dining room table as many other people has said. But my mom passed along my grandmother sewing desk to me a few months ago. Now I sew on it in the living room. It is awesome not having to put my project away in order to set the table.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.28 PMby moorjenn

    I am lucky enough to have my own studio space, in our converted garage. I sewed at the kitchen table for so many years, and it’s so nice not to have to pack everything up at dinner time!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.26 PMby stefstout

    I sew at my kitchen table for the time being. The plan is to have a sewing room within the next year or two. I’ve been out of the country (for my husbands job) and only recently have been able to sew again. It’s amazing to be able to get those creative juices flowing again.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.25 PMby sarahliz

    I just recently rearranged the house so I could have my own office/sewing room. It’s so much better than working at the dining room table. I’m still working on setting up the space but am really looking forward to a bunch of new projects in 2012.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.25 PMby aluckmann

    I used to sew in my kitchen – which was aweful because my husband and I would always be pushing fabric and pins around the table before dinner. Thankfully, I moved everything (okay most of it) to the office/extra furniture room. It’s small, so I usually go elsewhere to cut my fabric or iron, but it works a lot better than the kitchen.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.24 PMby jlmcelfresh

    I sew on top of my dining room table. My sewing machine case lives under the table when it’s not in use. Works like a charm!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.24 PMby audie2002

    I share the office with my husband which is a spare bedroom in our house. But I do get the entire closet!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.24 PMby ravenztarot

    I had a sewing shed but since my kid moved I now have a sewing room.. with shed …… hoarding back up space!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.24 PMby obscurusmercury

    Generally I sew at night in my living room. My two daughters are still young enough I can’t leave things sitting out in our townhouse so everything gets packed away in the hall closet.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.23 PMby argarg

    It would be thrilling to have a sewing room, but I’m in a corner of the living room. Good to know there’s a lot of us living room people, though!

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