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Welcome to Day 22 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win a Tailoring Supply Kit from the online shop A Fashionable Stitch! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Friday, December 23rd to be entered to win!

A Fashionable Stitch specializes in high quality sewing supplies especially for garment makers. Get to know Sunni Standing, proprietress of A Fashionable Stitch, who loves fine sewing and can be found gallavanting around her own corner blog.

This supply kit includes: A tailor’s ham and seam roll set; 1 yard of premium quality hair canvas; a bamboo point turner; a bundle of tailor’s tape and a $25 gift certificate to A Fashionable Stitch!

Comment to Win: What is the hardest sewing notion/supply for you to find?


This giveaway is sponsored by A Fashionable Stitch

*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 Kobydk for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 22!


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    Dec 22, 2011, 12.01 PMby dyeabolical

    A japanese tailor’s marker to replace my worn down one…. And feet for the bottom of handmade purses!

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    Dec 22, 2011, 12.01 PMby kate-internet

    Bag handles! (at least nice ones)

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    Dec 22, 2011, 11.56 AMby thisdamselflies

    It’s hard for me to find really high-quality fabrics where I live, but the hardest thing for me to find so far has been Petersham ribbon, and I actually ended up buying it from Sunni’s shop.

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    Dec 22, 2011, 11.36 AMby Mosty

    I agree with other people that a tailors ham is hard to find.

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    Dec 22, 2011, 11.33 AMby peaudane

    I’ve been looking for a tailor’s ham and can’t find one here, so winning this would be so great!

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    Dec 22, 2011, 11.32 AMby sarahcw

    Interesting trims, buckles, etc., not to mention fabric! I have to make a periodic trip to New York City to stock up, although it can be hard to plan in advance to anticipate all my upcoming needs.

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    Dec 22, 2011, 11.29 AMby vicki24

    Hardest notion for me to find is a decent ham or seam roll – I’ve tried making my own but can’t pack them firmly enough! And a clapper is as rare as hen’s teeth, even on the interwebs!

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    Dec 22, 2011, 11.23 AMby Lholy-chan

    I’m hesitating between tailor’s ham and horsehair braid for skirts hem… I live in France and those two seem to be quite elusive. So you can guess this giveaway is more than welcome! Especially since I’ve been wanting to try and make a jacket for some time.

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    Dec 22, 2011, 11.19 AMby Irene Bullock

    Good quality interfacing – here in NL we’re stuck with the vile vliseline, uggh!

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    Dec 22, 2011, 11.19 AMby fatandy

    horsehair braid is impossible to find around here…..

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    Dec 22, 2011, 11.16 AMby lennert

    I would say tailor’s ham… I live in Dubai and even though it’s a fabrics paradise it’s quite hard to find good quality notions.

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    Dec 22, 2011, 11.13 AMby sewhappy-1

    tailor’s ham and double needle attachment for my sewing machine

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    Dec 22, 2011, 11.12 AMby mitteschnitte

    The little chain hangers that you need to hang jakets and coats

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    Dec 22, 2011, 11.03 AMby sukiesukie

    since i live in Indonesia, its so difficult to find fabric supplies, and material for making cloth diaper.e.q: cute fabrics, FOE, Lastin etc.

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    Dec 22, 2011, 11.01 AMby soaringviola

    Matching tapes in common – no matter if I need piping tape, broad bias tape or simple tape for decoration, I seldom find it in the width, colour or material I need.

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    Dec 22, 2011, 10.57 AMby Podbod18

    Pressing aids, particularly clappers, point pressers etc

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    Dec 22, 2011, 10.36 AMby Jackie Brown

    Actually a tailors ham is hard to find around my parts, most sewers I know have had to make their own!

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