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[UPDATE 12/12/2012] – Congratulations to BurdaStyle member runningwithscissors1

Comment on our blog for a chance to win a copy of Signature Styles: 20 Stitchers Craft Their Look.

Twenty top stitchers take readers on an exclusive tour of their homes and studios-graciously offering their signature techniques and a step-by-step project along the way.
This unique book presents informational, inspirational profiles of creative and crafty women, complete with stunning images of them surrounded by the style components that define their work and art. The profiles include such best-selling authors such as Betz White, Kayte Terry, Megan Nicolay, and Kathy Cano Murillo as well as popular bloggers such as Heather Bailey.

Click here for purchasing info on Signature Styles: 20 Stitchers Craft Their Look.

For a chance to win this fun and creative book, please answer the following question in the comments section below: How does BurdaStyle inspire your crafting style?

The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:59 PM (EST). One lucky winner will be chosen.

Good luck!
The BurdaStyle Team

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    Dec 15, 2012, 03.32 PMby nicsev

    it definitely make me try tougher patterns

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    Dec 12, 2012, 11.28 AMby jen2blu4u

    Burda Style is amazing! I love the community here, sharing their ideas & showing what they’ve made. Burda has so many lovely patterns & to suit everyone too.

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    Dec 12, 2012, 08.10 AMby Kornelio Geric

    Projects from BurdaStyle members are a great source of inspiration and place too learn a lot of things

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    Dec 12, 2012, 07.06 AMby Shira B

    Burdastyle is a place for everybody to share what they make – and the things people make inspire me :)

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    Dec 12, 2012, 05.42 AMby emmaneezer

    Your pattern designs alone help me realize that handmade is always possible!

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    Dec 12, 2012, 03.58 AMby flutefish

    The fact that there are so many different patterns available inspires me!

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    Dec 12, 2012, 02.28 AMby Gilbysan

    BurdaStyle is a community. For a relatively new sewer, BurdaStyle enables me to dream up all kinds of amazing projects and then break it down in such a way that makes me feel like it is ALL possible! But then it goes even one step further and allows the community at large to demonstrate their amazing projects. Seeing is believing and I am a big believer in BurdaStyle! Love your site.

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    Dec 12, 2012, 12.37 AMby nextstep

    Burdastyle inspires me through the many people who use this site. By seeing what others are doing it gives me courage to step out and try making something that may be more difficult or a little bit daring. Thanks Burdastyle and thanks to all the inspiring people that use this site! :)

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    Dec 12, 2012, 12.34 AMby libra-s

    Projects from BurdaStyle members are a great source of inspiration!

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    Dec 11, 2012, 11.51 PMby saxysarah

    Burda Style inspires me because the patterns are so different and so on trend. It makes me feel like I can actually sew something that looks high end.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 09.29 PMby Shannon Gruber Burchard

    The project presented on the BurdaStyle get my mental juices flowing. With the ideas of others, I am able to better formulate my own.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 04.52 PMby panifrau

    All those wonderful sewing people, their projects and stories behind them on Burda Style encouraged me to make bold fashion choices and not to be afraid to try something new.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 04.49 PMby joen

    I love reading about Featured Members and get inspired by their creativity. Keeping up to date with new patterns keeps my sewing machine buzzing along.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 04.22 PMby flashabou

    It keeps me updated on the latest trends!

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    Dec 11, 2012, 04.17 PMby Micheledore

    Burda style uses colours and fabric choices i would not have ought of on my own which are very inspirational. Unexpected colours or fabrics take a project from soso to spectacular

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    Dec 11, 2012, 03.50 PMby natsunoyoru

    I like the Best of the Month series and Featured Member on your website. That inspires me on how we can do things differently with the same pattern/fabric!

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    Dec 11, 2012, 03.05 PMby awil

    I like to see what other people make. I also like to see fresh styles/patterns and get new ideas.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 02.47 PMby runningwithscissors1

    I like that it is truly an international site and I can get on here and see things made in Sweden and Singapore and beyond even though I haven’t left my living room all the way from budding fashion designers down to first time sewers. It is remarkable how many things I see in my browsing through the site and then the craft blogs that I inevitably click through to while looking that make their way into stores a few monthsor a year later. Lots of room for inspiration.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 02.33 PMby Maureen Kubisz

    I love to see the member projects! Especially since they are in chronological order, I can see what others are creating now.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 02.29 PMby Semtele

    It inspires me to sew and try it, it creates my style

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    Dec 11, 2012, 01.30 PMby cweetgal

    I love the fashionable clothes and photos with great detail that are published on Burdastyle . It gives different creative ways of making one pattern to me.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 01.23 PMby catarina

    Burdastyle gives ideas and motivation to try new combinations

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    Dec 11, 2012, 12.39 PMby magnolia729

    Seeing finished projects on real people made from Burda patterns by the members is very useful and inspirational. That is giving a bit more relaistic picture of the possible outcome and help choosing which garment would fit the best for my own shape.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 12.29 PMby lienepien

    All the projects every one is posting. That is very inspiring and gives great ideas.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 11.11 AMby SewBusyLizzy

    BurdaStyle inspires my crafting & sewing by making me think ‘outside the square’ and reinterpret patterns to define my own style.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 09.30 AMby Zenica-stan

    I use your old patterns and mix them with new,or use top of one dress and mix it with bottom of another and make totaly different dress,it’s fun.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 09.06 AMby Ularie

    BurdaStyle has so many great pattern that just call me to sew them. Also all the members projects inspire me how to change those patterns and make it more unique, more me!

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    Dec 11, 2012, 08.51 AMby gemmafloyd

    The fact that I can see the creations of other fellow sewers is very inspirational for me. And it makes me want to sew in those rare moments when I’m not in the creative mood.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 08.15 AMby inspirehope

    BurdaStyle inspired me to try new looks and color combos.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 08.10 AMby galatina

    The regular updates are always so different and other people’s ideas from these are such an inspiration to me.

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