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Welcome to day 27 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win a Janome Magnolia 7034D Serger. Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Monday, January 3rd (that’s a whole week!) to be entered to win!

Celebrate the holidays in style with the Janome Magnolia 7034D! A serger is the perfect companion machine for the developing sewist, and a must for creating professional-looking garments. The Magnolia 7034D gives you a wide range of serging features in a compact machine. With easy dial adjustments and 1,300 stitches per minute, you’ll get your projects done quickly and easily. Janome is widely recognized for quality and precision sewing machines and sergers. Find out more at www.janome.com.

Comment to Win: Where do you shop online?

Congratulations to melonhead who won the a Rhinestone Start Up Kit from M&J Trimming!

Congratulations to nabettina who won the HUSQVARNA VIKING® Sewing Machine!


This giveaway is sponsored by Janome


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    Dec 31, 2010, 03.23 PMby lili123

    Etsy, Ebay mainly

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    Dec 31, 2010, 03.19 PMby belen-p

    amazon, ebay, vogue patterns…

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    Dec 31, 2010, 02.56 PMby yiannagnak

    My favorite is Etsy.com

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    Dec 31, 2010, 02.49 PMby jmr1976

    I work with a tight budget, so I don’t always have the luxury of buying new. I go to sewitsforsale, shoppersrule, ebay, overstock, joann’s. It’s allowed me to get some great deals on machines and accessories and experience techniques that I otherwise would not have been able to.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 02.36 PMby cvp2

    Amazon mostly, for other things it depends – often I’ll know that i want something from a particular shop so use their website.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 02.04 PMby lillyvons

    I would say Amazon gets a good portion of my shopping attention for research and buying. I have bought most of my sewing and crafting books from their website using their smaller book vendors to buy new or almost new books; Ebay, Homesew.com, Clotilde.com, shall I go on? What the heck did we do before the internet?

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    Dec 31, 2010, 01.50 PMby ruthr

    Etsy, imrsheep, Chapters/Indigo

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    Dec 31, 2010, 01.48 PMby marfisa

    I like Etsy because there’s all sorts of unique stuff there, but I see a lot of other good ideas in this thread I’ll have to try.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 01.31 PMby Lynzee67

    Usually I search for a specific item and then look for the best price with cheapest shipping. Sometimes its ebay other times its great retailers that happen to be nearby! Like my local sewing shop in Sunbury!

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    Dec 31, 2010, 01.29 PMby xiala

    I don’t shop much online but when I do I usually search on Google, Etsy or Ebay.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 12.22 PMby dare

    Ebay has surprised me on more than one occasion with how useful it can be. Otherwise Jaycotts.co.uk are great for lots of bits and pieces.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 09.53 AMby shirleyr1956

    i like to shop on ebay and craiglists depending on what i need

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    Dec 31, 2010, 09.02 AMby melorwil

    I always go to my one stop shop Ebay.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 07.25 AMby mnguye5

    joanns.com or michaels.com when they have free shipping offers. I agree with many of the comments below, free shipping is a plus!

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    Dec 31, 2010, 06.48 AMby Eun-Ji Yoo

    I shop mostly on ebay. Simple as that.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 05.41 AMby simonewarrior

    I shop at eBay & Amazon….please this is the one I have been waiting for…please….please….please…..PICK ME!!!! I NEED a SERGER SO BAD!!!Christmas has come and gone and my birthday is on January the 5th and I will be turning 35…. Please make my Birthday!!!!! Thank you…

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    Dec 31, 2010, 04.33 AMby lillybeeandpaul

    Fabric & Patterns: Purlsoho.com ( I am addicted to this store it is sooooo beautiful), Oliver+S, Sewmamasew, Etsy, volksfaden.de (cool european kids patterns)

    Jewlery & Bags & Pottery & aehmm, really everything that is lovely and I don’t really need: Etsy

    everything else: Amazon

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    Dec 31, 2010, 04.12 AMby abbierob

    I generally google or bing search for what I’m looking for. Most always I end up buying from amazon or overstock. I’d really enjoy that serger! Been eyeing one for a while now, but a tinsy bit out of my price range!!

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    Dec 31, 2010, 03.44 AMby lildab

    For books, I shop Half.com; sewing supplies I generally find them on sale at JoAnn’s; and, other items, I generally go to Amazon.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 03.14 AMby magaca

    I don’t shop much on line. I recently bought some books for my husband @ Barnes and Noble. There was free shipping and 20% off on line. I luv good deals!!

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    Dec 31, 2010, 02.59 AMby Bronteroo

    I just bought three new patterns from Lanetz Living! Deals that Matter is another good site though.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 02.40 AMby lemur00

    Living in a rural area for years meant I did a lot of shopping online from many retailers. For craft stuff I like Fabric.com, Natural Pigments, Fabulous Yarns, Elann.com, G and S dyes, Aurora Silk, Hotpatterns among others. Ebay can be useful of course.

    I prefer anything that takes paypal as opposed to credit card. It’s also nice when they don’t soak you on shipping to Canada.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 02.20 AMby BinkandBubbs

    I love Etsy and also Fabrics.com.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 01.58 AMby coachwife8

    Etsy, Amazon, artists who design their own patterns (usually found on Etsy or sewing blogs)!

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    Dec 31, 2010, 12.42 AMby pdriggs

    I like Trendy Fabrics,

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    Dec 31, 2010, 12.22 AMby altheacat

    amazon, zappo’s, barnes and noble, modcloth (if i have extra $$$), ETSY :-)

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    Dec 31, 2010, 12.06 AMby deanasalas54

    Etsy, Artfire, Target, Ebay, Craigslist, www.grandinroad, www.reprodepot.com, www.rubyjane.com, www.agrainofsand.com, www.pinupgirlclothing.com & lamuerteapparel.com are my favorites.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 12.05 AMby NYAM Afia Cayee'

    Fabric Mart.com, Amazon.com, Etsy.com, Ebay.com, Half.com, DSW.com, Mood.com

    I purchase some fabric, books, shoes, music, electronics, vitamins/health products, and documentaries online most of the time. Other than that, if I make a purchase it is in store, on sale of course!

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    Dec 30, 2010, 11.37 PMby yllyanna

    Usually ebay and Amazon, but as a knitter, too, I also love Elann.com and KnitPicks.com. I don’t know how I could have lived without my serger, but it is now 25 years old… so a bright, shiny new one would be oh sooo welcome!

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