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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, 02.34 PMby palindroom

    Mostly in my room! But I recently got a working space(I’m an illustrator) and nog I can work there, my working space is much bigger, I’m so happy about it, and it’s below where I live! Once every 2 weeks I have sewing classes so I get to work there too.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.28 PMby mcgjean

    I have a basement sewing room that is also a guest room. I’ve decorated with a girly mural.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.28 PMby SewWhatever

    I am so lucky to finally have a sewing room. It is not complete, but I can at least use it. I have wanted my own sewing room for so many years so I can leave things set up and work on my projects whenever I can.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.27 PMby nani

    I have a tiny room but I feel very lucky already! even if it’s the size of a wardrobe it’s mine and only mine! :)

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.25 PMby sertyan

    I sort of have a dedicated sewing room which is also a guest room and utility room! I wish I can have a really big table there for pattern and fabric cutting

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.25 PMby vintagegal

    I do have a room just for sewing, but it still spills out in to the rest of the house! I would love to have a room just for storage of supplies, and one just for sewing and fitting. I dream of a huge studio one day, where I would have room for multiple projects to be going on in the same space….

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.25 PMby matilda116

    I have a sewing desk in the cornor of my bedroom intended for sewing, but I am usually sewing at teh kitchen table so I can keep an eye on my boys.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.21 PMby kitzler

    I wish I had a dedicated sewing room. My sewing space, however, is in a corner of my bedroom, next to two big windows where I have a table set up with my machines.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.21 PMby indiami

    My sewing room and the kitchen island (its the perfect height for me).

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.21 PMby Shannon Kramp

    I have an office space for sewing. I do repairs and hand sewing from home.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.20 PMby thejam

    On my patio which is too small . I get depress by just looking at it.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.18 PMby ErikaB3

    i sew in my dining room. I wish i had a decicated sewign room but alas, 3 kids have taken up all my space.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.04 PMby kdschafer

    Most of my fabric is in the craft room in the basement, but my sewing machine and ironing board are in the family room.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.02 PMby lindzsnyder

    Our dining table is my dedicated sewing space. When our Christmas tree is up, we have to move the dining table into our living room, at which point we call my sewing space “Santa’s Workshop.” It helps make an otherwise out of place table festive!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 02.00 PMby Claire Cooper

    I sew in the dining room – we have a large table that’s great for cutting out, but it does mean i’m constantly clearing away and getting stuff out again. With the acquisition of my overlocker I really need to find a place to set up sewing. Gone are the days of Spare bedrooms and plenty of space. Might just have to find a corner of the study!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 01.57 PMby Sadie Fox Metter

    I sew in the basement in the utility room. I have it completely cleaned out all except the washer/dryer and the rest is used for my sewing. IKEA white shelves and table, my machine and a couple of bookcases full of my fabric stash sorted by color. It is clean and bright and organized, which helps me focus on my projects.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 01.50 PMby arwencayton

    My sewing room is in our computer room, but we have made enough room to allow both to live in that one room. It helps to be able to leave a project on a table and not worry about a child or animal getting it. When I worked on our kitchen table every day I had to fold everything up and put it away.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 01.49 PMby Michalgsaw

    I have recently moved into my own apartment and although it’s a small apartment I live alone so the entire apartment is my sewing room!!! It’s great!!!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 01.48 PMby suzeb

    I have a sewing space in the foyer of our apartment. I have a drafting table on one side of the hallway and a sewing table on the other.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 01.43 PMby Lpeters98

    Having my own sewing studio is the best part of my home and has greatly increased my productivity!! My favorite part is the large work table for cutting and preparing fabric to sew. Keeping this space in order is another story…

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    Dec 27, 2011, 01.39 PMby aur0ra

    I am lucky enough to have my own sewing space. It’s wonderful!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 01.38 PMby downhighway61

    In my loft, and it’s a dedicated sewing space. Well, the loft also stores some things, but mostly a sewing space :) If I didn’t have it I wouldn’t ever sew!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 01.35 PMby mrempert

    I have a dedicated craft/office/lounging/library room. Its my loft space so its got to wear many many hats.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 01.15 PMby magnolia729

    just got the flat rearranged with my hubbie, he gave up his study for my mess to be hidden:-) so i got the small room i only have to do the cuttings on the dining table:-) otherwise all my sewing stuff is arranged nicely there. That is actually a great help, i did not like when i had to pack away every bits of my projects at the end of the day, because it did not feel the same to restart again… and small bits got lost and it was all messy in our living area. But now: happy-happy-happy times:-)

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    Dec 27, 2011, 01.09 PMby lala86

    I do have an attic as a sewing room, it’s all for me and my messy things! The thing is that this attic is over the garage and the acces to it is by a wood stair that goes up and down so as to put the cars below it. So when both of our cars are home, I can´t go upstairs and that ussually happens when I’m most inspired for sewing!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 01.09 PMby Seeks Corey

    I am fortunate enough to have my own dedicated sewing room. The sewing machine population just went up to three, and the piles of fabric never seem to let up.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 01.09 PMby cam557

    I have a sewing room, but sometimes I use the kitchen table, when I need more space.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 12.56 PMby lennert

    I have a super duper sewing/crafting room my husband gave me, it’s my favourite place in the house!

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    Dec 27, 2011, 12.55 PMby boomer57

    I sew in my basement. I created a dedicated space that has a converted dining table for a cutting table and have hung peg board from the exposed floor beams above to store some of my threads and notions. Even though it is a bit dark, I love being down there creating new garments and accessories for family and friends…that is what brightens my day.

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    Dec 27, 2011, 12.51 PMby madyb

    I have a room i use as an office and there i sew as well!

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