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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 27, 2011, 03.59 PMby 09extrastuff

    The third bedroom has been taken over as an office, sewing room and whatever else I can do in there. The closet is stuffed full and I can’t always see all my fabric. But I do have a room!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.58 PMby ealis

    The dining area of my kitchen has been my dedicated sewing area for nearly thirteen years. In all that time, I don’t think my family has actually eaten there once.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.58 PMby GemthePrincess

    I have recently moved into my dedicated sewing room, I have acquired a fabulous antique mahogany desk with plenty of room on the top for projects and all my bits and pieces. I live to take myself off in there for project making and tinkering.. My sewing room is on the top floor of my Victorian terrace so I can view all the rooftops of the town and be free to dream up new projects

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.50 PMby flashabou

    My only space to sew is in the living room. I can hang with my boyfriend or listen to television while sewing.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.48 PMby jenss-1

    I’m an apartment dweller—so I sew wherever I find the space! Lately my sewing machine is on a small rolling cart which I usually put in the livingroom. The floor is my cutting table and I set up a ‘pressing station’ on the inside of a closet door. It works, but I have to clean up all the time rather than leaving my projects out.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.46 PMby Kobydk

    Unfortunately not. Have to get it all in and out in the living room whenever I want to be creative and sit at our dining room table :(

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.45 PMby blueeyedgenius13

    on my desk and folding table. no dedicated sewing space . . . yet.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.44 PMby tanetane

    I sew at my kitchen table. where the kettle and cookies are close by.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.42 PMby ravenztarot

    I have a sewing room!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.38 PMby catarina

    i sew in a room in the attic where the sewing machine is

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.36 PMby jgilmer

    I sew in my dining room on the dining room table. I wish I had a craft room, but the dining room works just fine and is big enough for all my stuff.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.35 PMby Karen Caron

    I sew on my old kitchen table which is now set up in a corner of my living room. It’s hard to work there and keep it neat and clean. I wish I had an extra room for my craft room!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.30 PMby sherrieh

    No dedicated space, just a couple desks here and there. I’m very grateful for light-weight, portable machines!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.26 PMby smockinggirl

    I do have a sewing room, a small office with two closets. My machine is set up on a machine cabinet built by my husband many years ago soon after we were married.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.23 PMby valeriepg

    I sew everywhere, but I have a tiny sewing room (7 m2…), very messy

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.17 PMby capncornbread

    I’m in the process of moving, but once I get settled in, I will have my own dedicated sewing room! Right now I’m sewing wherever I can find a flat surface to put a machine on.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.15 PMby mixtlii

    I have a very small room next to my bedroom, it contains everything I need for sewing! Except room… Which is why I have to go downstairs in the dining room when I cut the fabric.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.12 PMby monstery


    My sewing room doubles as my bedroom-not the other way around!heehee

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.05 PMby cmonahan99

    I sew at a table that I set up in the living room. Not glamorous but it works! It does make it easy to watch a sewing video or to check pattern reviews/modifications on my computer as I’m sewing.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.03 PMby mlssfshn

    Yes, but it’s a mess the kitchen tables been getting a workout!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.03 PMby charmingberry

    I have a corner in my bedroom setup with a small table to hold the sewing machine and a lamp. All my pattern and fabric cutting work is done on the floor in the bedroom.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 03.00 PMby dgporter

    North-facing room, hardwood floor, dedicated sewing room — my Creative Play Center; however, I also sew in the kitchen, particularly when it’s by hand or ghastly unsewing (aka seam ripping).

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.54 PMby crimsonbruin

    I sew in my finished basement. I have a little corner with shelving, a cutting table and a sewing table!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.49 PMby fatandy

    I have a corner in our bedroom, it’s very messy, boxes, piles, clutter. My husband is an angel… sort of, his piles of books have scary dimensions too.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.47 PMby megabyte24

    Unfortunately my wife and I live in too smaller place to have a dedicated sewing room, so we (I’m a guy, so me not as often as her) use the kitchen table.

    P.S Very cool idea to digitize the magazines. Makes it great for searching, and reduces all that paper usage!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.47 PMby barona

    Our dining table is my sewing space by the moment. I’m looking forward to moving to a bigger apartment.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.38 PMby lhartup

    Not really. I split between the laundry room and kitchen!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.38 PMby lhartup

    Not really. I split between the laundry room and kitchen!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.38 PMby isabelbk

    A desk in the corner of my bedroom.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.37 PMby Brandy totten

    I have a space in the dining room

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