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Official Rules - 2023 Threads National Sewing Month Sweepstakes



The 2023 Threads National Sewing Month Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, plus the District of Columbia, who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry, and who are not employees, directors, officers, and contractors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of The Taunton Press, Inc., publisher of Threads® (the “Administrator”), or of bernette, Bader Trimming,  Pendleton Woolen Mills, and SewTite (the “Sponsors”), or any other entities associated with this Sweepstakes (an “Entrant” or the “Entrants”). Void where prohibited by law.

Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered, or tampered with in any way. Entrants must abide by these Official Rules (the “Official Rules”) and by entering this Sweepstakes you agree to adhere to the terms, policies and guidelines described in these Official Rules.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.


Entries for the Sweepstakes will be accepted only during the period beginning at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time on September 1, 2023 and ending at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on September 30, 2023 (the “Entry Period”). To be valid, entries must be received during the Entry Period. Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes.


Visit: www.threadsmagazine.com/2023_threads_national_sewing_month_sweepstakes and enter the Sweepstakes by providing your legal name, phone number, and e-mail address. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the account used to enter will be deemed to be the Entrant.


Personal Information (name, phone number, and email address) collected from Entrant as part of this Sweepstakes is subject to Administrator’s Privacy Policy: http://www.taunton.com/privacy-policy/; and the privacy policies of the Sponsors located at: https://www.bernina.com/en-US/Footer-en-US/Disclaimer-Pages/Privacy-Policy,  http://www.howardbader.com/index.php?route=information/information&information_id=3, https://www.pendleton-usa.com/privacy-security.html, and https://www.sewtites.com/pages/privacy-policy.





One Grand Prize Package (the “Prize”) will be awarded containing the following items provided by:


bernette 05 Crafter, MSRP: $465

Bader Trimming Gift Card, MSRP: $100

Pendleton Woolen Mills gift card, MSRP: $150 to use on fabric purchase

SewTites Sewing Magnetic Cutting System, MSRP: $379.99


Approximate retail value (ARV) of the Prize is $1,094.99. The winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with the Prize receipt and/or use.


On or about October 15, 2023, one (1) potential winner will be chosen by random selection and notified by e-mail. The same e-mail address used to enter the Sweepstakes will be used to notify the potential winner. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received.


Potential winner must sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and, except where prohibited by law, a Liability/Publicity Release within ten (10) days of notification, or their prize may be forfeited. Winner will also be required to provide proof of age and residency by submitting a photo ID. If the potential winner does not timely return the Declaration and Release, or if information contained within the timely returned Declaration and Release deems the potential winner ineligible, the potential winner will be disqualified, and another random drawing will take place with an alternate potential winner selected. Such process will continue until a potential winner is deemed eligible to receive the Prize.

Because the Prize is valued at $600.00 or over, as required by law, Administrator will report the value of the Prize and year received by the winner to the Internal Revenue Service by filing a Form 1099 using winner’s tax identification number.



No substitution, exchange or transfer of any prize by winner. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize for one of equal or greater value.


BERNINA, 3702 Prairie Lake Court, Aurora, IL 60504, www.bernina.com

BADER TRIMMING, 16 Lafayette Avenue, Suffern, NY, 10901, www.badertrimming.com

PENDLETON WOOLEN MILLS, Inc., 220 North Broadway, PO Box 3030, Portland, OR, 97208, www.pendleton-usa.com

SEWTITES, PO Box 1197, Columbus, Montana 59019, www.sewtites.com.


THE TAUNTON PRESS, INC., publisher of Threads® magazine, 63 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470 USA, www.threadsmagazine.com/.


Administrator is not responsible for entries not received due to unavailable network, failed server or other connections, miscommunications, interrupted, misrouted or scrambled transmissions, or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic, or otherwise. Administrator assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of the website during the Sweepstakes Entry Period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail entry to be received by Administrator due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, of any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate or modify this Sweepstakes should fraud, virus, technical problem or other cause beyond the reasonable control of Administrator corrupt the security or proper administration of the Sweepstakes. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Administrator reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.


By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsors, Administrator, and their respective officers, directors, owners, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by Entrants or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Sweepstakes, as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity.


You may write to Threads at [email protected] no later than December 15, 2023 and request the name of the Sweepstakes winner.