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Welcome to Day 24 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win Sewing and DIY titles from STC Craft|Melanie Falick Books! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Monday, December 26th to be entered to win!

These titles include: (from top to bottom) Oliver + S Little Things to Sew, by Liesl Gibson, Stitch Magic, by Alison Reid, Sewing Basics, by Sandra Bardwell, The BUST DIY Guide to Life, by Debbie Stoller and Laurie Henzel, and Alabama Studio Style, by Natalie Chanin. Visit the blog!

Comment to Win: What’s your favorite indie shop (online or local) for buying craft books and supplies?


This giveaway is sponsored by STC Craft|Melanie Falick Books

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 12/27/11] – Congratulations to member ealis for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 24!


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    Dec 12, 2012, 06.50 PMby sticher63

    Mod cloth!! is my favorite online store, but I frequent Forever Twenty one when I go to the mall, and for indie undies I hit-up aerie. My favorite stores!!!

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    Dec 31, 2011, 04.03 AMby Holly Elliott

    I just bought a sewing machine… I might need these books. lol

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    Dec 28, 2011, 03.54 PMby pml

    good books I could use alot!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 08.40 PMby bhghatesyou

    I totally need some books. the library near me has such crappy ones and i dont have many shops around me either. i enjoy reading things online and learning as i go.

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      Dec 27, 2011, 11.30 PMby peach

      Ha. I have the same story. That’s why I turn to the internet. But still it would be nice have that one on one guidance of someone that knows the craft.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 08.07 PMby peach

    Why are the times on the comments off by 5 hours?

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.32 PMby sertyan

    Mine is of course Jelip and Leton!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.21 AMby AuntieQuiltie

    The Nile is a really helpful online bookshop here in Australia which has always been able to get whatever I need, and locally Threadbear Quilts in Castlemaine is my favourite local shop with smiling service!

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    Dec 26, 2011, 06.48 PMby jennysiler

    I shop at Bolt, my neighborhood fabric store in Portland OR.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 05.16 PMby BahamaDip

    Mine is actually at the local salvation army, there arent many indie shops here where I live but they have an amazing selection here of second hadn things1
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    Dec 26, 2011, 05.00 PMby mckenzieclark

    Locally, I have The Needler for crochet & knitting books and a small store called Pieces and Patches for sewing books. My favorite places to go for craft books are thrift stores though.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 02.45 PMby peach

    My favorites are etsy and sewmamasew but I love to get my books from amazon and eBay.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 01.59 PMby arwencayton

    Since there are no close stores I usually go on Amazon to find my books.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 01.58 PMby SoPark

    Bluebird Quilts and Gallery in Grand Terrace, CA is my favorite — a shop small enough not to overwhelm and big enough to have exactly what I need.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 01.56 PMby teejay502

    As a person who likes to sewing this would be a great reference points for my projects

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    Dec 26, 2011, 01.52 PMby Seeks Corey

    Atomic Books in Hampden, Baltimore. Love what they stock! Always.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 01.41 PMby joen

    Overstock.com for a few couture sewing books, local books stores, and for fabric I love the fabrics at Just Make In Sew a local fabric store that has great high quality fabrics!

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    Dec 26, 2011, 01.41 PMby AGoodWardrobe

    I’m always picking up craft books after my book club at Book Passage in Corte Madera, CA.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 10.37 AMby stella

    The local craft store named “Créa Couleurs” is my favorite.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 09.49 AMby lienepien

    Our local bookstore or on internet.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 09.21 AMby Mai-der

    “Trapuzahar” is my favorite local store. A small shop where three women are very attentive and will help you no matter how many people is lining up. Very good saleswomen!

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    Dec 26, 2011, 07.21 AMby mixtlii

    My local store is called Toto, it’s not fantastic but i’m used to it now… Some of the saleswoman are nice. (Not all!) And also, one day they asked me where was my sewing workshop, I was very flattered!

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    Dec 26, 2011, 06.09 AMby gabila

    Etsy and Coletterie.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 05.41 AMby jrees09

    Etsy online and Fabrics and more locally.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 05.40 AMby limer

    Ebay or etsy.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 05.35 AMby marlagrace

    I don’t know of many online indie bookstores. I usually buy from Amazon.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 05.10 AMby Swirlz1

    I live in New York, the biggest bookstore in the world for new crafters like myself. From my local Barnes & Noble in Forest Hills to the international magazine store on 43rd street right next to Bryant park, to that cozy quilter store I’ve meaning to get to… I’m truly spoilt for choices.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 05.00 AMby sweetpadee

    My favorite indie shop was reprodepot.com, but now I just go out to Mood or do some comparison shopping online. I don’t really have a go-to place anymore, sadly…

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    Dec 26, 2011, 04.50 AMby serenity09

    I shop at Sav-A-Ton on Fordham Road in the Bronx; you can sometimes get fabric for a dollar a yard.

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