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Thanks to everyone who submitted amazing technique tutorials to our Fiskars Unzipped: The Tutorial Contest.

Thank again to Fiskars for inspiring and supporting this contest and to all our amazing members for once again blowing us away with your creativity and sewing savvy! And don’t forget to check out Fiskars on Facebook for more info on the latest tools and some great projects you can use with your new scissors!

Now, for the exciting part! The winners are…

The Grand Prize Winner:

1st place winner, handmadebyfreya, will receive The Ultimate Scissor Collection:


-The Original Orange-Handled Scissors™
-Micro-Tip® Softgrip® Scissors
-Micro-Tip® Easy Action Scissors
-Easy Action Scissors
-Short Cut® Razor-edge Snip
-Folding Scissors
-Softgrip® Razor-edge Scissors

“Fiskars Unzipped” How to Applique Lace by handmadebyfreya

Five runners up and our Comment to Win winner will also score their own prize pack including a pair of Original Orange-Handled Scissors and Folding Scissors courtesy of our friends at Fiskars.


Design & Draft your own jackets by liliashp

Modify Darts on Your Patterns by mixtlii

Sailor Collar: How to Draft and Construct by farahajh

Finishing the Top of a Zip by freakusbzzz

How to Hem Jeans by cweeks

The comment to win winner is jenss-1

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    Mar 12, 2011, 07.28 PMby leonx


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    Mar 9, 2011, 02.55 PMby farahajh

    I am so thrilled about being a winner, thanks!! I needed new scissors…

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      Mar 10, 2011, 06.10 PMby sewinl0ve

      That’s so cool! Congratulations!

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    Mar 9, 2011, 10.16 AMby Adrienne Hendrix

    Oh well, guess I will have to just try again next time. I had fun putting the tutorial together for this contest and to help others make such a useful shoulder bag. Congrats to all the winners!!!! Is there anything that I could have improved on to make my tutorial any better? Feedback is appreciated.

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      Mar 9, 2011, 06.27 PMby rachelnyc

      Hi Adrienne,

      My favorite technique tutorials always have a few things in common: clear, beautiful photos or video, not too many steps – just enough to get the instructions across, and the technique can be used again and again for multiple projects.

      I can’t speak directly to your entry or for the judges, but I’d say if you’ve got all those points down – you should see some nice feedback from the community.

      I hope that helps :)

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    Mar 9, 2011, 10.08 AMby freakusbzzz

    Small yelp of glee from me, No need to go get my 2 pairs of scissors sharpened now,

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    Mar 8, 2011, 09.28 PMby handmadebyfreya

    Thank you so much! I am really overjoyed at winning!!

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    Mar 8, 2011, 07.32 PMby ruthieburda

    Congrats to all the winners! I already used the jean hemming tutorial to hem my first pair of pants!

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      Mar 8, 2011, 07.35 PMby cweeks

      I am so glad it helped you!

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    Mar 8, 2011, 07.27 PMby cweeks

    Cool, thanks! I can always use some extra scissors!

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    Mar 8, 2011, 05.12 PMby loyl8

    Congrats!!! I am really bummed that I posted I thought 3 good how to’s and didn’t win any :(

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      Mar 8, 2011, 07.42 PMby rachelnyc

      Hi loyl8,

      Don’t be bummed! Your contest submissions are always valued and appreciated by all – you are such an awesome active member!

      -Rachel @ BurdaStyle

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      Mar 8, 2011, 08.26 PMby loyl8

      oh thank you :) Anything I could have done better on my tutorial. I’m always learning and love feedback.

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    Mar 8, 2011, 04.59 PMby mixtlii

    Yeaaaay I just needed new scissors! Thank you so much, Fiskars, I love you! :*

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    Mar 8, 2011, 04.35 PMby ruthw

    Great choices! Good cutting, winners!

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