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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 26, 2011, 04.29 AMby jocel

    We don’t have that many sewing supplies stores where I live, just a few thrift stores .

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    Dec 26, 2011, 04.12 AMby MamanADroit

    Sew Mama Sew

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    Dec 26, 2011, 03.51 AMby peachypanda

    Etsy is my favorite place to find sewing books

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    Dec 26, 2011, 03.23 AMby gerwerken

    My favorite is a local shop called Wooly Bully. It has wonderful natural yarn and fiber. If only it sold fabric too!

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    Dec 26, 2011, 03.20 AMby ElaineClare

    For sewing supplies, I have two thrift shops that I check, and then Quilted Angel or Beverly’s. For books, Copperfield’s or Amazon, although it’s been a while since I’ve had the budget for sewing/craft books!

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    Dec 26, 2011, 02.36 AMby Amy Kendrick

    I usually by my books from a local craft store and my fabric from Hancock fabrics. I enjoyed reading everyones post to find some great site online to order from. I hope to win this awesome giveaway.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 02.33 AMby jmurray123

    I usually use eBay.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 02.28 AMby amberwork

    Superbuzzy has cute fabric and cross stitch patterns.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 02.24 AMby jennyrecorder

    Booktopia ( online) is a brilliant Australian bookshop, I bought my Burdastyle book ( and others) from them; for craft stuff, I mostly go to Spotlight ( hardly indie though), although I’m going to check out Mums Bees in Busselton while I’m down here visiting Mum for the holidays ( the Blue Box) down here in Busso is pretty good for sewing and knitting stuff :)

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    Dec 26, 2011, 01.08 AMby karenadd

    I’ve found some good buys on Amazon- especially books. For other supplies and notions I usually go to my local JoAnn’s or check out Fabric.com.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 01.07 AMby Helen Schnorrbusch

    I buy all my books at “The World’s Biggest Book Store” on Yonge St.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 01.06 AMby chetange

    Treasures treasures everywhere. Its amazing what people get rid of or what you can find in great junk shops. But online ebay is a great inexpensive source of almost anything you can imagine.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 12.51 AMby fashionfreek

    Amazon,ebay, or i google for a search.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 12.34 AMby Megan MacBride

    A Touch of Twist!

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    Dec 26, 2011, 12.26 AMby yellowdog

    I found some really great books at a local shop called Sew Divine – but local shops can’t always reasonably stock everything you would like to see, the internet is always invaluable!

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    Dec 26, 2011, 12.23 AMby serenityslr

    I usually go to Knitpicks.com when I need something specific. If I want something unusual or themed then I will check Etsy.

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    Dec 26, 2011, 12.21 AMby zapper45701

    Wow, I’d love to have this set. I shop at all discount places I can find. I’m a yard sale queen. Flea markets and I have a “thing.” woohoo.

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    Dec 25, 2011, 11.34 PMby Romanssi

    i really dont have one favourite i order mainly from internet especially from german pretty low prices compare to my own country. in finland i use somethign called Eurokangas for materials, from online stores prolly most ordered from “kangastori”, craft books i buy mainly from bookplus

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    Dec 25, 2011, 10.31 PMby ThomasLeeDesigns

    Crafts and Creations in Lockport NY is a great place for supplys!! Plus Etsy is always filled with wounderful treasures to be found & bought!!

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    Dec 25, 2011, 10.28 PMby janluvs2sew

    I usually buy at a local quiltshop called Somewhere Sewing. But they have recently moved to another state and I have to find somewhere new to shop. so sad.

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    Dec 25, 2011, 10.18 PMby loguhu

    Etsy, of course!

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    Dec 25, 2011, 10.14 PMby autumnrain45

    I haven’t gotten out to see what local stuff is in our current area, as we haven’t been here long, but I intend to find out. As for online, I’ve been eyeing a lot of stuff on Etsy and perusing the blogs of small companies, such as Heather Bailey, Patty Young, and the likes.

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    Dec 25, 2011, 10.06 PMby Dara McGinn

    I buy most of my supplies from local fabric warehouses. NC is a huge textile state so there’s a lot to chose from.

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    Dec 25, 2011, 09.30 PMby carmencitab

    Amazon, I live so far from everything!

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    Dec 25, 2011, 09.19 PMby Brandy totten

    I get most of my stuff from a neighbor of mine and the library. I also tend to find good stuff at yard/estate sales. I’d love to find an indie place around here. I’m going to look at all the links everyone lists to find a good online resource

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    Dec 25, 2011, 09.15 PMby Catate

    So coool! Love giveaways…but nether win though ;D

    I like Amazon because you can find many books on unexpected and crazy craft inspirations. And I love 2nd hand shops!

    Thanks a lot!

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    Dec 25, 2011, 09.13 PMby rose

    I buy books from Amazon and Amazon used books. It’s one stop shopping!

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    Dec 25, 2011, 08.51 PMby ghainskom

    Etsy and amazon, for sure. And yesasia

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    Dec 25, 2011, 08.46 PMby representativekelly

    what’s your favorite indie shop (online or local) for buying craft books and supplies? … …in a great mall :) happy shopping!

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    Dec 25, 2011, 08.45 PMby victors

    Bonds of Farsley in Leeds, west yorkshire. Awesome little place, if you can’t find it there, you don’t need it!

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