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Welcome to day 26 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win a Rhinestone Start Up Kit from M&J Trimming. Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Monday, December 27th to be entered to win!

Win the very popular Rhinestone Start Up Kit: A gift basket with some of the best trims, such as ribbons, buttons, and appliqué!

“Freedom in Selection, Gives Freedom in Design”. M&J Trimming has stood by this saying since 1936, and still today we provide our customers with the highest quality and best selection of trims for their artistic designs. Happy Holiday’s from M&J Trimming Family.

Comment to Win: Whom do you sew for? Yourself? Your family? Customers?

Congratulations to ricegirl who won the Japanese Pattern Books from Tessuti!


This giveaway is sponsored by M&J Trimming


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    Dec 27, 2010, 02.46 AMby schong

    i typically sew for myself right now. sometimes i make stuff for friends and family, but i usually don’t feel like my the stuff i make is up to par. but i try

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    Dec 27, 2010, 02.25 AMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)

    I sometime sew for customers. And mostly I sew for my Mom, my cousins, and myself. I am also a writer. So I do not have much time for sewing for much customers.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 02.14 AMby suz123

    For myself

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    Dec 27, 2010, 02.03 AMby vbugge

    I sew a lot for my kids lately, also some things for other people, small paid jobs on rare occasion. I used to do costuming but not for a couple years now. I wish I sewed for myself but I never seem to get to actually doing that, maybe that’ll be a goal for the new year.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.59 AMby cathyp

    Of all the major projects I’ve sewn this year, five were made for customers, two for friends and the rest (probably about 15) were sewn for me and my home.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.52 AMby shivafire268

    though i hope to one day sew for customers, it is simply for me and sometimes as a gift

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.51 AMby artemis-ivorywings

    Mostly for me or members of my family. I make the stuff I’m sure about for my mom or sister or nieces, but the experiments, I sew for myself. :)

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.51 AMby carolinat

    I sew mostly for myself (I’m easy to please and will wear something with imperfections), but I love to sew for my friends and my sister when I am sure I can nail the project!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.50 AMby miaow

    myself and my dogs.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.40 AMby loyl8

    i sew for a little bit for everyone . I love sewing for myself but I made stuff for family this year and i have had a few customers.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.28 AMby lennert

    So far I have only sewn for myself…

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.26 AMby Liana Kachakhmadze

    I want to start sewing for my home, family members, friends and, of course, for myself.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.25 AMby Erica Larsen

    I sew almost entirely for myself. I sometimes do small things for family (usually home dec) or donations.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.20 AMby melonhead

    I usually just sew for myself. Sometimes I’ll make stuff for my friends. I also alter things for my family every now and then.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.15 AMby celestem

    I sew for myself, friends and family and whoever else will buy stuff that I make.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.14 AMby vwbug74

    Majority of my sewing is done for my daughter. I love making her unique dresses! Now that I got a serger for Christmas, I plan on trying my hand at making clothes for myself :)

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.13 AMby Ivana Krejci

    self, family, friends and clients

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.12 AMby captain-obvious

    I mostly sew for me. I sew a little for my sister and mom (who both sew). Maybe I should think about sewing for my husband!

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.09 AMby kimdewolff

    Mostly me, sometimes friends and family.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 01.05 AMby inspirehope

    For myself mainly.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.51 AMby nehmah

    the start-to-finish garments are almost always for family. Alterations, mending, and children’s garments are for donations to the needy. nehmah

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.49 AMby cindylovestosew

    I sew for my family, and I make gifts for family and friends.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.42 AMby ominous

    I sew for my friends. (mainly my BFF, who always can pull off the most outrageous outfits). Only just recently have I started to sew for myself. Took up Belly Dancing, have recently stated to make costumes. Rhinstones would surely come in handy for that…

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.40 AMby salynnet

    I sew for myself and my daughter, but am looking to put together a clothing line, so soon I’ll be sewing for customers.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.34 AMby majahh

    I always intend to make somthing for myself, but rarely do, most of what I make goes to people around me, like my family and friends. My latest project was a christmas dress for my nice, from a pattern I found here on Burdastyle. I knit, felt, crochet and more. Making somthing with my hands gives me such a good feeling, it’s so calming.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.21 AMby flowergirl3

    I sew for myself, my husband and friends.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.17 AMby thejam

    Myself and friends

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.07 AMby kylawithstyla

    I sew number one for myself, second for family, third for friends, and somewhere in between 1st and 2nd my boyfriend.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.07 AMby kylawithstyla

    I sew number one for myself, second for family, third for friends, and somewhere in between 1st and 2nd my boyfriend.

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.06 AMby simone272

    Most for myself, but lately I have found more and more time to make stuff for family and freinds too :)

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