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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, 11.58 PMby Erica Larsen

    I’m lucky enough to have a 2-bedroom apartment just for me so I have a room all for my sewing stuff. But I also have my extra sewing machine in the living room because it won’t fit in the sewing room! I don’t have a cutting table either so I use the living room floor for that.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.58 PMby Barbara Hilow

    I sew in my basement, which is a dedicated sewing space sporting 4 sewing machines of various ages & conditions and 1 very cheap serger. Then there’s the stash, the patterns and the dress forms. I run a small sewing business from this basement and it shows!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.56 PMby Ayanna Swan

    I just finished some design classes at Parsons and get this, my teacher offered to teach me how to sew over the winter break! She’s super cool! So if I win this contest my sewing room/practicing space will be in my room at my mother house. Not the best, but it’s something and I’m very blessed to have it. Happy Holidays!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.56 PMby 10ashus

    We live in a geodesic dome. It is like living in one big room in an igloo shape. My husband is a Neat Ned and I am a Messy Minerva. He eventually figured out that we needed an upstairs loft for my hobbies -sewing, art, music, and exercise. It is my special place.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.35 PMby mayacecile

    My roommates and I have a dedicated sewing room,, which is absolutely wonderful. We can each use our machines and gossip all the night long!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.35 PMby pinkcheeks

    I sew in an area of my house dedicated to not only sewing, but drawing, painting and other crafts. It is a small space so it is a little overwhelming. With that said it is more than I had before and on occasion I complete large projects in my nicely sized classroom.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.30 PMby iloveicecream2

    i sew on my 8’ dining room table. Unfortunately, I dont have enough space…and sometimes we even get to eat on the table :P

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.21 PMby Angie Telford

    I do have a dedicated sewing room as that is what I do professionally. I have great southern views from upstairs looking out to the mountains where I live. Lots of sun, sometimes too much sun! I love my workroom, although it is a complete mess right now! But a clean sewing room means no work or projects, so I will take messy anyday.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.16 PMby Christine Krueger

    I sew in the dining room. When my son moves out (probably ten years, he’s in high school), I may be able to finagle a dedicated sewing room, but until then, the dining room table is my best friend……but I’ve also been known to take my machine on the road to his high school to repair marching band uniforms and make costumes for the drama department!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.14 PMby Barbara Chalfant

    My machine is making a horrid clicking sound and starting to smell like hot oil. Could be all the puppets I have made — that fake fur is hard on sewing machines… and living rooms. I wish I had a dedicated sewing room… A girl can dream no?

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.13 PMby taysha1128

    I have a sewing area. My husband and I split our 2nd room into half his office and half my all-purpose craft area/sewing room, which I MUST organize in the new year.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.05 PMby soulonfya

    I’m way past due for a new machine, bring it on Burda!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.01 PMby VivianGrace

    I do my sewing in the living room of my family home, not the best place to get active and make a mess. I have a rolling sewing station that keeps my things a bit organized, and what I couldn’t fit in there I evicted my clothes from my bedroom dresser for storage :) Not the most preferable, but I haven’t gotten around to making shelves yet.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.57 PMby flowergirl3

    I use the guest room as my dedicated sewing room and this is where I do most of my sewing. I keep my books, sewing supplies, fabrics and card table with a couple chairs in this room. Sometimes I like to sew at the dining table and other times on the living room sofa so I can be near my husband while I work on projects.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.50 PMby tsedai

    I used to sew at my apartment near school – I had set up a designated sewing space and it was really nice. Sadly, noise complaints forced the removal of my machines, so I will be setting them up soon at my parents house, and sewing on the weekends.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.50 PMby gack89

    I have a craft/computer room/office that has my sewing machines in it, but when i’m sewing a project it tends to take over the whole house!!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.49 PMby girlsinitaly

    I wish I had a sewing room, it would be a dream! Usually I just sew in the kitchen because it has the biggest table and best lighting.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.35 PMby knuckleknuckle

    I usually cut on the floor and then sew on the dining room table. It’s not ideal, but it works until I can set up a dedicated sewing space.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.34 PMby krdrox

    Almost, it’s just overrun with other work projects! But, it’s a new year project and will happen soon.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.34 PMby Marcella H

    I sew in the small but organized space in my living room!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.30 PMby Ratna Tandavan

    I live in a small studio, but in 15 minutes it transforms into the perfect sewing lounge. The key is to have a large, sturdy table cleared and ready to repurpose as a sewing table at any moment.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.29 PMby smockinggirl

    I do have a dedicated space to sew, just not a lot of storage. So my fabric stash and other supplies are stored all over the house.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.28 PMby midwayfarms

    I have my own space in the “Man Cave” (finished basement) where I can sew, watch the kids play pool and hang out. My nephew asked me what I needed in my sewing area for storage and conveinece and he help me set it all up. I am ready for most anything!!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.24 PMby vwbug74

    I have a really large master bedroom so I have my sewing table & craft area setup in there. I love being able to relax in my bedroom and sew to my hearts content! It’s absolutely perfect!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.23 PMby sarjul

    A great idea that to make gain(win) a sewing machine I try my luck because I begin in the sewing and I would so much like to have a beautiful of it and which sews well!!! Thank you for everything

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.23 PMby p1ppy1

    I just cleaned out a corner of the downstairs just for sewing. I want to learn to quilt. Spent years making my own clothes so I’m part way there. Just have an old zigzag machine so this would be perfect.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.20 PMby dianajanssen

    I do not have a dedicated sewing room. Sewing machines and serger get set up on the dining room table and my cutting table is our pool table with a cover on top. When I’m teaching, we also use the wood floors for cutting and pinning.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.14 PMby abandonedsock

    i don’t have a designated room- i have a mobile kitchen with a sewing mat top that i keep everything in, and take over the kitchen table whenever i have a project to work on. it would be nice to have my own room, but my current setup has worked in several different apartments.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.12 PMby robiedodson

    While I am not blessed with a sewing room, I do have a sewing WALL! I have two desks set up on either side of my fabric armoire- one for my sewing machine and one for my Husqvarna Serger. I’d LOVE to win this machine to complete the set! How embarrassing that my machine and serger don’t match!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.10 PMby kelseamac

    Prior to moving into the house we are in now, my sewing space was our kitchen table. I tend to get totally consumed in projects—much to the chagrin of my partner— thus, dinner making was on him, and we would have to eat sitting on the couch. But now that I’m back in grad school I have a study/crafting room! Although I will say it has been quite dangerous to combine the two, especially when reading the work of dead theorists seems less interesting than a new dress!

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