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Welcome to Day 4 of our Holiday Giveaway! This is your chance to win $100 worth of items (of your choosing!) from Oilcloth By The Yard. Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Monday, December 5th to win!

From Oilcloth By The Yard:

Oilcloth By The Yard is the largest supplier of oilcloth in the USA! We have the best supply of prints and colorways available. All of our prints are shown on our website. The fabric is available by the yard or by the roll! We also offer DIY kits that include everything you need – pattern, fabric, instructions to make a complete project! We currently offer the following kits – messenger bag, adult & child aprons, lunch bag, pouches, zipper pouches, pennant kit, and market bag. These make great gifts for you to make or stocking stuffers for those who like to create their own.

Be sure to check out Oilcloth By The Yard on Facebook and stay up to date on their blog too.

As you can see oilcloth is so much more than just tablecloth fabric.

So, tell us what would you make out of oilcloth, that is not a tablecloth, bag or pouch? Use your imagination and think outside the box!
Answer below to win!


This giveaway is sponsored by Oilcloth By The Yard

*Please note: If selected as a winner, any personal information you provide to receive your prize in this giveaway is subject to the sponsor’s privacy rules. These may differ from BurdaStyle’s rules, so please review the rules before entering your information. BurdaStyle is not responsible for the handling of your data in connection with this giveaway.

[Update 12/7/11] – Congratulations to member patalie for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 4!


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    Dec 5, 2011, 06.18 PMby lejn

    A new “dress” for my bicycle seat

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    Dec 5, 2011, 05.38 PMby damianadesigns

    A big patchwork tent!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 05.38 PMby marigoldwms

    They would make great doggy raincoats for spring and lined with fleece for winter dog coats

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    Dec 5, 2011, 04.50 PMby jadedwish

    A chalk wall, kind of like the one in 500 Days of Summer.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 04.41 PMby Natalshok

    What a wonderful chalk fabric!!! I can do applications from it for my kitchen’s panno for menu and recipes, or even use it for patchwork- for notes, or do covers for books, or labels for different boxes and so on and so on (as I have Chalk markers!)

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    Dec 5, 2011, 04.34 PMby lala86

    baiby eating bibs! and I’d love trying a summer umbrella!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 04.31 PMby ananemone

    I would definitely make a raincoat, lined with flannel or even quasi-quilted, maybe.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 03.08 PMby Melody Maya Pollock

    I have a long list of oil cloth ideas so I am only going to put my top 5

    1) aprons for my boys, they love to cook but most kitchen things for kids are girly 2) a shower curtain with toy pockets 3) organizer for my bathroom cabinets, I have an great old built in storage but its very plain in there 4) hanging comic book organizer for my son 5) hanging trash bin for my kids in the car

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    Dec 5, 2011, 02.51 PMby Clari Feuerbacher

    Raincoats for the family and lunch totes.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 02.46 PMby cliponfearing

    I would make a set of coasters & trimmed handtowels to bring to my friends for NYE, as every year i spill wine all over the house…and for some reason they keep inviting me. i would also make wine charms with the scraps of the pattern :)

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    Dec 5, 2011, 02.29 PMby puffling

    RAIN PONCHO! (and a big rain hat to go with it) Outdoor play structure for the kids. Painting smock for fingerpainting. Bibs with the smaller scaps.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 02.25 PMby aod810

    Recover all of my kitchen chairs.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 02.16 PMby Seeks Corey

    I think I’m more apt to go for a big wide brimmed hat, but I feel like spats would be super fun.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 02.06 PMby mcgjean

    I would sew an outdoor pet bed for my doggies.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.52 PMby marcy harriell | oonaballoona

    how about a heouge sunhat…..

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.49 PMby sarahsews

    It might make good chair pads for kitchen chairs- especially for those of us who have kids.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.46 PMby caelum224

    It would make a cute, stylish cover for my sewing machine on the go. I would also like to make a paint brush roll.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.28 PMby saychez

    My little ‘hound’ and I love walking on the Oregon coast, even in the rain and wind. My little ‘hound’ weighs in at about 6 pounds so finding one for her was all put hopeless. After searching and then purchasing a few coats I realized it would be necessary to design and sew what we needed. The standard oil cloth does not fit our personality, thus when checking out this site I was delighted to find oil cloth in fun prints etc. Now I need to start creating the perfect raincoat for both of us.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.22 PMby maribug


    it would be AMAZING and waterproof :D

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    Dec 5, 2011, 01.20 PMby Timea Schmidt

    Raincoat would be fun! For me and my two dogs:) Maybe some reusable bags?

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    Dec 5, 2011, 12.49 PMby Laurie Moran

    I’d love to make an apron with the cherry pattern and a faux bois handbag.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 12.18 PMby sunnyb64

    I love the shower curtain idea! Though if I’m allowed to make a bag, I’d probably go for a colorful reusable lunchbag.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 11.55 AMby efgh


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    Dec 5, 2011, 11.48 AMby theportablekierajamison

    A Paddington Bear style rain hat is where it’s at!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 11.47 AMby victors

    I would make seat pads for my dinner benches with it!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 11.43 AMby lizajane09

    I’d make a shower curtain. A super fun shower curtain.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 11.33 AMby keren

    Aw! Look at all that beautiful fabric! I wish I’d win.

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    Dec 5, 2011, 11.05 AMby mismis777

    I want to make a cape out of oilcloth…it would be so cool!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 11.02 AMby Adrienne Hendrix

    I would love to make some smock art aprons for the grandchildren with lots of pockets for their goodies!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 10.28 AMby raving

    I’d make a raincoat or cape or I’d re-cover an old umbrella and a pair of shoes so that I could have matching shoes and umbrella, all waterproof

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