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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 25, 2011, 12.36 AMby pinsandneedles

    There aren’t any indie shops in my area. I buy most of my fabric at Hancock Fabrics.

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    Dec 25, 2011, 12.20 AMby freakusbzzz

    None really in real life, etsy or ebay for online

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    Dec 25, 2011, 12.19 AMby kallie

    My favorite online indie shop is Etsy!

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    Dec 25, 2011, 12.17 AMby netmyda

    Etsy for me! :)

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    Dec 25, 2011, 12.01 AMby awil

    etsy, patterns ’n stuff through blogs. Main stream, amazon. The woolery….

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    Dec 24, 2011, 11.53 PMby glaucowl

    There really aren’t any around here, but I do have a deep and abiding love for this tiny little place in Malta! They have the cutest vintage trims, and the staff are awesome.

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    Dec 24, 2011, 11.25 PMby ravenztarot

    etsy.. is the place to be!

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    Dec 24, 2011, 11.19 PMby suz123

    I like Amazon, I can check the reviews and sometimes look inside the book. I’m always more likely to buy if I can see some of the projects.

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    Dec 24, 2011, 11.07 PMby sherrieh

    Iron Horse in Natick! Great folks and I can walk there.

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    Dec 24, 2011, 11.03 PMby allthatglistens

    what a lovely set of books!!!. My favourite shop for buying fabrics, books & other lovely stash has to be Fabrics Galore .They stack a load of lovely fabrics at fantastic price!!!

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    Dec 24, 2011, 11.01 PMby sradecki

    I really do not go to any indie stores. I like Fabric.com and Fashion Fabric.com, and mood.com to get my fabric from. There are no local indie stores where I live in North Dakota

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    Dec 24, 2011, 10.56 PMby Tintinbinbin

    Bobbins Nest Studio in Santa Clara, CA!

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    Dec 24, 2011, 10.32 PMby hansenla

    Anywhere….I travel a lot for work and every minute I get I check out local fabric stores for unique fabrics and sewing book and magazines…from the east coast to the west coast..from the north to the south!

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    Dec 24, 2011, 10.29 PMby margaretglass

    I like gorgeous fabrics. Her selection is amazing!

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    Dec 24, 2011, 10.19 PMby hayleyroper

    I like Etsy as an online store and Sew LA as a brick and mortar store

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    Dec 24, 2011, 10.04 PMby bitterbunny

    no good indie bookstores nearby :-( but for supplies, stitch lab in austin rules!

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    Dec 24, 2011, 09.55 PMby Jazmijntje


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    Dec 24, 2011, 09.50 PMby nettie

    We are running out of indie stores in Brooklyn. I used to shop at Brownstone Books before it closed, but they never had a very good craft book selection.

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    Dec 24, 2011, 09.47 PMby Kobydk

    Havn’t any good local book shops – and so far not that many craft books. So far Amazone in UK have been my ‘store’ – but it is great with some inspiration.

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    Dec 24, 2011, 09.40 PMby eckypucky

    Well, I’m not sure what you mean by indie shop but I mostly buy from Amazon and Ebay.

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    Dec 24, 2011, 09.34 PMby euma

    Amazon and Cooperative Press.

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    Dec 24, 2011, 09.30 PMby makurochan

    shipping to new zealand is always painfully expensive, so while i love to look at stuff online, i hardly ever buy anything. we do have a nice little local shop called anne’s sewing room, though, which has a wonderful selection of fabrics and buttons, etc.

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    Dec 24, 2011, 09.28 PMby vicsguy2009

    By far the Goodwill outlet!

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    Dec 24, 2011, 09.26 PMby busybunch

    Amazon and Chapters :) ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

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    Dec 24, 2011, 09.26 PMby gibbylet

    I go with etsy too, I haven’t found any shops that really fit all my needs.

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    Dec 24, 2011, 09.17 PMby rstott82

    Sadly I don’t know of any….. :(

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    Dec 24, 2011, 08.59 PMby wanderingmuse

    The Pendleton Woolen Mill Store in Milwaukie, Oregon! That’s where I pick up my BurdaStyle and they have great wools & rovings for craft and felting projects!

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    Dec 24, 2011, 08.48 PMby myleeann

    Zinnia in South Pasadena. Not quite local…but worth the drive! http://www.zinnia.biz/zinnia.biz/home.html

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    Dec 24, 2011, 08.45 PMby nostephot

    I can’t say I have found a local shop that has what I need. There is a quilt shop but they are not modern and up to date. I use etsy as much as I can and am part of the etsy nola group to encourage local purchases!

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    Dec 24, 2011, 08.44 PMby Anjella Warnshuis


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