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Featured Member: Ekaterina Kazakova


We’re so excited to introduce or latest featured member, Ekaterina Kazakova! While she’s only been a member for a year and a half, Katya has been an incredibly sweet, stylish and inspirational addition to our sewing community and loved getting to know her better. Read our interview with Katya to learn what inspires her, where she learned to sew and how she makes garments unique to her.

Featured Member: Mari-Liis Ööpik


Our latest featured member is Mari-Liis Ööpik, also known as, zoaki in the projects section on BurdaStyle.com! She’s been a member since 2009 and sews up the cutest dresses! Get to know her a bit better and what she does in life, aside from sewing.

Featured Instructor: Dyanne Marte


Dyanne Marte first began sewing and designing at the age of 12. She loved se wing so much that she changed her major from architecture to fashion while attending the Savannah College of Art and Design. At SCAD, she fell in love with knits while taking a course on designing activewear knits. After graduation, she moved to New York City to work for such companies as NY & Co., J. Crew and Doncaster where she held positions in design, sourcing and development. While working, she studied design management at Pratt Institute.

Featured Member: Kelerabeus


Meet our newest featured member, Vesna Popovic, also known to the BurdaStyle.com community as, kelerabeus. She quirky, cute and has the coolest fire-engine red hair we’ve ever seen. Get to know more about her, how she learned to sew and what creatures she most like on and off her clothes.

Featured Member: Etemi Otubu


Etemi Otubu is our newest BurdaStyle featured member! In the last eight years she’s made herself a London local and a sewing enthusiast who is hungry to learn more and challenge herself with harder and more exciting sewing projects. We caught up with her recently to learn a little bit more about her life behind the scenes of her blog, The Secret Costumier.

Featured Member: Johanna Lundström


Meet our latest featured member, Ms. Johanna Lu! Johanna has been a wonderful BurdaStyle since 2008 and we’re so lucky to have her as a part of our special sewing community. Read our interview with her to learn a little more about herself and her love of sewing things from ski pants to active wear.

Congratulations to our Member Model Challenge Winner, MojoHollz!


Well, we didn’t have the normal participant turnout to this Member Model Challenge but we had one gorgeous entry and that’s all that matters. Congrats to MojoHollz for her lovely pink variation of our Off the Shoulder Designer Dress.

Featured Member: Haylee Atkinson


We’re sew excited about our newest Featured Member, miss Haylee Atkinson! She first caught our eye as the chosen Member Project of the Week a few months back in a gorgeous red lace dress inspired by Valentino. Read our interview with her to learn more about when she fell in love with sewing, what she dreams of making someday and what inspires her.

Featured Member: Elpida Kyriakou


It’s been awhile since we highlighted one of our special BurdaStyle members and we’re so excited to bring it back with the addition of Elpida Kyriakou! She has been sewing up a storm over the past year and we love the artistic creativity that she beings to her garments. We’re so pleased to have her as a part of our sewing community and now to know a little but more about her life.

Featured Instructor: Nasya Newport


Nasya fell in love with sewing when she was five years old. Taught by her Grandmother who’s mother had taught her, Nasya always believed that sewing was a part of her DNA. We’re so happy to have Nasya teaching our students here at BurdaStyle and are excited for the chance to get to know her more in our first interview with her!

Featured Member: Marusya


Meet Marusya Grace, a talented Burda seamstress, owner of Anagrassia, and the instructor of our upcoming web seminar on Sewing with Silks!

Featured Member: Sweetharte


Meet our latest featured member, Laura Harte aka Sweetharte! Read on for Frankenstein-ing clothes, embroidery inspiration, the importance of fabric, and how to pull off any style.

Featured Member: Ellen Hatteland


Our latest featured member, Ellen Hatteland, also known as Ellen4260 is one of BurdaStyle’s most prolific sewers! Read on about her sewing style, high energy life, and how she has more than 125 finished projects in her Burda studio.



One of our favorite things to do on burdastyle.com is to get inspired by the amazing member projects. We love how many of you include little details about your creative process in your posts and answer questions from other curious sewers. Ever wish you could do the same in person? Well, if you’ll be anywhere around NYC this summer…you can!

Featured Member: Lejditea


Our latest featured member is Lejditea, aka Tea! Find out more about her beautiful dresses, life as a freelance archaeologist, favorite patterns, and buying Burda patterns on the black market.


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