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Welcome to Day 27 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win the 2011 Threads Magazine Archive DVD-ROM from Threads Magazine! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Wednesday, December 28th to be entered to win!

26 years of instruction, tips, techniques, and tools to make you a better sewer. The Threads Magazine Archive is a tool no sewer should be without. In one amazingly easy-to-search disc, you’ll enjoy 26 years of content from America’s most trusted sewing magazine. That’s all 158 issues of Threads, starting with issue #1 and including all the issues from 2011.

Comment to Win: Where do you sew? Do you have a dedicated sewing room?


This giveaway is sponsored by Threads Magazine

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[Update 12/28/11] – Congratulations to member sarahk for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 27!


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    Dec 28, 2012, 02.54 AMby Norajean

    We have a small loft space that was my husband’s office but I slowly took over as my atelier. My sewing machine sits on a very small side table, just large enough for only the machine and nothing else. Ironing board sitting next to my trusty machine, I’m ready for action at any time. Now for my next project…

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    Nov 30, 2012, 07.28 PMby missmean07

    I’m new to the sewing game. I sew at my dining room table. That lets me keep an eye out on my new baby.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 05.26 PMby laurakealey

    I tend to take over the dining table and the living room floor. Where I sew becomes my dedicated sewing room! I’ve converted my computer cuboard to a craft cupboard thinking my machine could be used in there though I now have 3 more sewing machines…..I’d love a sewing room then I wouldn’t have to clear it all away all of the time.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 04.36 PMby sradecki

    Kitchen table or my daughters little craft table, any where I can fit my sewing machine.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 12.55 PMby Bookworm24

    I leave in an apartments so I sew in my kitchen table and basically the dining room is my “dedicated sewing area” .

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    Dec 29, 2011, 02.15 AMby monaverdour

    I sew on the kitchen table. We now eat on the back deck or on our laps. I am waiting for my sewing room to be built….one day!

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    Dec 28, 2011, 10.48 PMby lienepien

    When I have sewing lesson. And at home at the kitchen table. (because of the big table a good workspace).

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    Dec 28, 2011, 08.20 PMby Romanssi

    i sew in kitchen, gotta keep eye on my son while he plays :/

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    Dec 28, 2011, 08.09 PMby jo-ann-r

    I need to get my sewing room organized. Any suggestions where to start?

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    Dec 28, 2011, 06.46 PMby Rachel Levitan

    My sewing area is in the basement: three tables set up in a U. Just purchased a sewing machine table on Black Friday and it’s made all the difference between being able to sit down and sew for a few minutes or being so annoyed with the arrangement that I avoid the whole thing. Now if I could get my husband to stash-down his stuff and get more room….

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    Dec 28, 2011, 06.19 PMby crystalicamg

    I’m so grateful that my boyfriend accepts my sewing obsession. I’m still really new at it, which means that everything I make still kinda stinks. I’m lucky he trusts in my potential because my supplies are strewn all over the apartment still.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 06.16 PMby joannesmolka

    My sewing machine is set up on the computer desk. When I want to see I have to push the keyboard and mouse off to the side to cut things out. Sometimes my husband is on the computer while I’m sewing. It’s very social even though we’re both doing our own thing.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 05.52 PMby sunbeachsurf

    I wish I had a sewing room! I have to sew on the kitchen table. This means I have to pack up my machines between projects – and sometimes in the middle of a project :(

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    Dec 28, 2011, 05.36 PMby gittecib

    I have a dedicated sewing room where most of my work takes place, but if I have to rip open a seam or do some hand sewing, it’s off to the patio I go.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 05.13 PMby zapper45701

    Most of my creation happens at the kitchen table,. The sewing room is more for storage.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 04.56 PMby purplemoon53

    I’ve always sewn in my bedroom, and I’ve always lived in the teeniest bedrooms – one was 6′×7′ ! But now I’m lucky to have a huge attic bedroom in an old house, with plenty of room to cut on the floor and a little nook for my bed under the eaves, so it’s almost like having a separate room for sewing. My industrial machine is in the living room though, because no way am I carrying it up the stairs!

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    Dec 28, 2011, 04.29 PMby mhogden1

    I sew in a guest room that has an old computer table for my machines. Love it.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 04.29 PMby changernyc

    I sew in my living room right in front of the TV, watching project run way!

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    Dec 28, 2011, 04.27 PMby outdooranimal

    I enjoy reading magazines, but they are taking up a lot of space. On disk would be much easier to store and look up articles.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 04.23 PMby angela-andreu

    I sew in a studio that I spare wish my husband, with a big L table, some drawers and a dressform.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 04.10 PMby befadee

    I sew in my bedroom. I look forward to the day when I can afford a separate studio!

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    Dec 28, 2011, 03.58 PMby Deb Baker

    I sew in my dining room but looking forward to when my oldest moves out and I can have a sewing room.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 03.37 PMby MrsSmyth

    I have a small bonus room that I use as my designated sewing room. I go in there, crank up the music and crank out my projects! I can never live without a sewing room again it just wouldn’t be the same! There is nothing better than your very own space to create with no limits! :)

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    Dec 28, 2011, 03.33 PMby wfaye

    I’m blessed to have a sewing room, but I sewing all over the house bedroom, living room, kitchen, dinning room and even outside in the backyard. It depends on my mood.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 03.32 PMby martinK

    yes, I have my own little sewing atelier with a big table one which I can easy lay out the fabrics for cutting. But most of the time I sit there to studie. But next week I have vakation and I will go for some new sewing projects!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Dec 28, 2011, 03.32 PMby ybaird

    Am living in a friend’s house right now and am lucky to be able to “borrow” his formal dining area as my sewing space…lol. But I can’t wait to have my own dedicated sewing/crafting room of my own!

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    Dec 28, 2011, 03.24 PMby club

    Iam now lucky enough to have my own sewing room

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    Dec 28, 2011, 03.14 PMby missabee11

    I have a small loft above my kitchen in my one bedroom apartment that is my dedicated sewing area.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 03.10 PMby jenny79

    I am currently using the end of my hallway, but someday I would love to have a room

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    Dec 28, 2011, 03.07 PMby timisews

    I finally dedicated one room in the house to my sewing only. I painted it pink so that the 4 other males in the house would know it is off limits to them. Ironically, they see it as novel and like to look in the long mirrors and talk on the phone with their girlfriends! My husband likes the larger ironing board.

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