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"BurdaStyle and Gap found an engaging—and stylish—way to meet in the middle."
BurdaStyle was included in a list of WWD's featured crowdsourced fashion brands.
"If you want to crack on with dressmaking proper, start off at BurdaStyle, which has a great section of open-source patterns."
“...rather than just selling ad space on the network, BurdaStyle is creating initiatives for brands to directly speak to the network members...to c...
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"The website filled a gaping hole in the outmoded world of sterile and unimaginative sewing patterns."
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"In the past two years knitting has become fashionable beyond the Black Forest. (…) Lifestyle magazines like “Cut” or websites like BurdaStyle.com ...
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"BurdaStyle.com's open-source sewing from the German publishing empire Burda, which decided to take copyrights off its dress patterns and invite th...
"Old principle in newly designed clothes: a platform where the sewing community downloads sewing patterns for free and modifies them according to t...
"an old idea served up with a fresh face"
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"...this site sets record numbers in the area of online craft-communities."
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