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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 4, 2011, 10.03 PMby rebeccajo

    Definitely time to recover the card table and chairs i inherited from my grandmother!

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    Dec 4, 2011, 09.52 PMby Alice Nelson

    Oh my gosh! Well, I need a new raincoat, and new chair cushions, to say nothing of a liner for my garden cart so some of the things I want to move won’t fall out of it!

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    Dec 4, 2011, 09.41 PMby laurel37

    Kitchen chair cushions, definitely!

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    Dec 4, 2011, 09.29 PMby kyrielle

    so many things… an apron, placemats, a cute rain hat!

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    Dec 4, 2011, 09.24 PMby lindsay614

    I’d make the umbrella from One Yard Wonders 2!

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    Dec 4, 2011, 09.23 PMby czents

    I just bought some great chairs at a yard sale that I want to re-cover for our patio.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 09.16 PMby boppygreen

    I’ve never worked with oilcloth. I think a lovely new raincoat with matching boot spats and umbrella would be brilliant; also, perhaps book covers. Would love the messenger bag kit, too.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 09.15 PMby miip

    I would make an apron and line kitchen boxes and baskets

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    Dec 4, 2011, 09.05 PMby nellyvdb

    Some cool cuff bracelets, and an apron for sure :)

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    Dec 4, 2011, 09.05 PMby madrid64

    I would line the back of my china cabinet for a colorful touch. I would also make coasters, placemats, napkin rings and seat cushions!

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    Dec 4, 2011, 09.04 PMby euma

    I would make cute rain hats for my kids.. and for me!

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.59 PMby infinite-plus-one

    Besides making a raincoat , I would love to use the oilcloth to make a bag for my camera (:

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.59 PMby Christi Woglemuth

    I would make a really cute raincoat because I need one where I live.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.55 PMby aega

    I’d use it for the back side of a picnic blanket so I don’t have to use a tarp under the blanket when the ground is damp.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.53 PMby pgf

    I would make collapsible boxes for my knitting projects, and bright covers for my computer, keyboard and trackpad, to keep out the dust.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.43 PMby januacoeli

    I would make outdoor chair pillows, baby bibs and a raincoat.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.37 PMby matriarchy

    Waterproof chairpads for the recliners in senior citizen centers.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.37 PMby Barbara Galvin

    I would make what we called in Girl Scouts, “Sit Upons.” These are mats we sat upon around the campfire. They are made with whole opened sheets of newspaper which are folded lengthwise, then weaved into a square, and ends tucked in. The oilcloth would make a great cover.

    I would also use it in the kitchen as a fun shelving and drawer liner.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.36 PMby btstars

    I would either reupholster my living room chairs in oilcloth or a booster seat for my daughter. Hey! She’s three years old and our chairs get messy!

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.34 PMby Brandy totten

    A super cute raincoat would be first on my list! But there are so many ideas and possibilities!! I would have to see what patterns I could come up with.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.30 PMby megatron

    I would also like to make some cute baby bibs

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.29 PMby megatron

    I would love to make one of those old yellow rain fisherman’s hat.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.29 PMby bttn

    I’d make a rain coat, a matching hat, (bag for bike,) tent for children, cover for the sewing machine…

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.28 PMby Kathy Granzow

    I would love to make some reversible place mats – one with a check on one side and with cherries on the other – Awesome!

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.27 PMby makurochan

    oooh, i’d like to make so many things, raincoats, umbrellas, outdoor seat cushions, a raincoat for my puppy (he’s a samoyed and loves to run around outside in the rain, but it soaks his thick fluffy coat and takes forever to dry out and then has to be brushed a lot, which he isn’t so happy about, lol) prob. lots of other things i can’t think of at the moment too!

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.26 PMby fashionfreek

    Maybe upcycle an umbrella or two or even make a few sandwich box holders.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.18 PMby kittelisa

    This is so inspiring! I obviously would like to make a rain coat and a matching rain hat. But If I use my imagination a bit, I think in some cute and colorful boxes for my drawers or shelves. Cushions for the garden. And thinking more complicated a lamp would be awesome. :)

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.15 PMby karmologyclinic

    A raincoat cape would be fun, also a groovy wide belt. I also would like a rainproof case for my camera.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.08 PMby vintagegal

    Never worked with it, so it would be a fashion adventure! but, I think it would be brilliant fun to make a pup tent for the yard! That would just be awesome fun for our next bonfire/neighborhood gathering!

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    Dec 4, 2011, 08.07 PMby ect77

    I’d love to make matching rain coats for me and my girls, but I think really cool would be a bike cover or buggy cover for our rainy season (all year round, then).

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