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Welcome to our Holiday Giveaway: Day 28! Win BurdaStyle inspired BAGGU Bags! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Thursday, December 29th to be entered to win!

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Comment to Win: Have you ever inspired someone to start sewing?


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    Dec 29, 2011, 02.41 AMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)

    I have taught one of my friends sewing. I taught her all I know about sewing.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 02.29 AMby gerwerken

    I am currently teaching my 6 year old daughter to sew. At the moment she is very proud of her running stitch.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 02.01 AMby planet

    i don’t think that i’ve inspired anyone to sew even though my friends love that i sew.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 01.55 AMby lpninpaingmailcom

    Not only have I inspired someone to start sewing I taught My best friend how to sew and now she uses it as her home based business.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 01.54 AMby pamelahenry

    Yes. I have four daughters who love to sew as much as I do.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 01.53 AMby rstott82

    I inspired my sister to start sewing. She’s a really good refashionista.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 01.47 AMby tvriz

    Not that I know of. I hope to teach my niece to sew someday, and when I have children. I know not to push them because I didn’t really grasp onto sewing until I was a teenager. I just want to have them see me sewing, what neat things you can make, etc. My mom is a sewer, and I think that piqued my interest many years later.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 01.46 AMby pink-cornelia

    I don’t think so, not yet, but I showed a friends lots of sewing tricks she didn’t know.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 01.45 AMby taiwo .

    Well, not exactly. I’ve so far inspired a few friends to want to learn how to sew but not have actually picked it up yet. Maybe soon so I can have sewing buddies. :)

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    Dec 29, 2011, 01.42 AMby taiwo .

    Well, not exactly. I’ve so far inspired a few friends to want to learn how to sew but not have actually picked it up yet. Maybe soon so I can have sewing buddies. :)

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    Dec 29, 2011, 01.41 AMby elishar

    No, I haven’t, but hope to soon…

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    Dec 29, 2011, 01.12 AMby tanetane

    I hear of friends feeling the buzz, of considering bringing the sewing machine upstairs from the basement, and been asked for places to shop for fabric. so, I guess I have.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 01.08 AMby Scrowe

    I have taught a few people but don’t think it could really qualify as inspiring them to sew

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    Dec 29, 2011, 01.06 AMby karenelisam

    I don’t think so. But I have taught 2 people to knit in the past year or so. :)

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      Dec 29, 2011, 01.24 AMby peach

      Ooo I’ve been trying to learn since forever but online tutorials and books just don’t seem to do it for me.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 01.05 AMby brunettetruth

    I have helped out some friends who started sewing, spurring them on.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 12.58 AMby cmonahan99

    Yes! My boss’ wife was so excited when I talked about sewing that she bought a machine and signed up for lessons.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 12.57 AMby dol

    I’ve started this year teaching the basics of sewing to a small group of teen girls (12-15 years), and I think they were interested in the technique, but also with the ideas I’ve submitted to them (accessories etc.)

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    Dec 29, 2011, 12.55 AMby sewmyway

    yes – my best friend sewed her family brooches for christmas after I told her about one I was planning on making. they turned out so beautifully!

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    Dec 29, 2011, 12.15 AMby bumpkin

    Yes! My sister!

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    Dec 29, 2011, 12.06 AMby littleharvey94

    Yep, my best friend.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 12.03 AMby jhynes

    My twin nieces are slowly becoming interested in sewing as they become more exposed to it.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 11.38 PMby Shannon Kramp

    I recently inspired a fellow upcoming designer to apply for fashion school and she got accepted!

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    Dec 28, 2011, 11.32 PMby vintagemomma

    I am teaching my daughter this Christmas break!

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    Dec 28, 2011, 11.30 PMby grandmasonnalea

    I do not know if I’ve inspired anyone to sew or not.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 11.27 PMby Lanieekat

    Yes, my daughter started sewing because of me and now my youngest daughter is asking me to teach her how to sew.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 11.22 PMby candacejean

    I encourage my students to sew everyday! Being a sewing teacher is very fulfilling because I see young sewers falling in love with it. Passing on the skill and love of sewing is great!

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    Dec 28, 2011, 11.12 PMby lisbeth-s

    Nope, not yet.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 11.08 PMby Crystal Henson

    I’ve inspired a few to craft, but not sewing. Somehow I think they’re intimidated by it.

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    Dec 28, 2011, 11.08 PMby Cheryl Henderson

    Yes, my friend Vera is a model and totally into fashion,since seeing me sew and the cute things I make, she has taken up the hobby also.

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