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Meet Sarah Jung, the talented fashion illustrator from our latest book BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern. Sarah is a New York City-based illustrator and costumer who works in both traditional and digital medias. She trained in design, patterning, draping, construction, and embellishment at the Parsons School of Design. (To check out more of her fashion illustrations from the latest BurdaStyle book and to take a peek inside, click here.)

1. Tell us a little about yourself and how long you have been illustrating for.
I got my first set of oil pastels at age 4 and have been drawing ever since, but I’ve been illustrating professionally for 2 years. My specialty is costume design for film and television.

1940s compacts featured in BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern

2. What are some of your fashion inspirations?
Vintage clothing has been a great love of mine. I love every decade. My greatest wish is to be a time traveler! That’s why I love costume design: it’s an opportunity to go back in time.

1950s glasses featured in BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern

3. What was your favorite decade to work on in this book?
I really liked working on the 20s and 30s, especially the menswear influence from those decades.

4. What projects are you working on now?
I am illustrating for the NBC television show, Smash.

View more of Sarah’s beautiful illustrations on her site at

Click here for more info on how to enter the BurdaStyle Vintage Modern Sewing Contest for a chance to win the grand prize, valued at $800!


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    Apr 11, 2015, 07.47 AMby DavidRiley

    There are many women like her who love vintage fashion. The vintage clothing items are not only stunning but these are also very elegant, but to create the right look you should pair these clothes with the right kind of vintage jewelry. Now there are plenty of jewelry shops online, thanks to these shops you can now even order vintage jewelry from Lake Minnetonka.

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    Mar 21, 2015, 09.50 AMby DavidRiley

    There are many women who love the exotic appeal of vintage gowns and jewelry. However, now you no longer have to rush from one mall to the other in search of exclusive clothing and jewelry. At, you can find exclusive range of jewelry.

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    Mar 20, 2015, 11.10 AMby DavidRiley

    She definitely has a lot of passion for fashion and she should continue to create amazing designs in future. She should consider bringing out her own line of vintage clothing someday. However, clothing items like gowns need extra attention when it comes to cleaning, it would be better to send these items to a good dry cleaning facility like for this purpose.

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    Mar 6, 2015, 10.13 PMby addiem

    So this is how fashion illustrations should look like. That’s interesting since there are so many aspiring youngsters out there live for their dream to become fashion designers. It is a fascinating field indeed but only the best get there. Working with clothes is not always easy, in fact it’s quite complex. The guys at know this first hand. There are so many things you need to know but it’s a rewarding work as well.

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    Feb 10, 2015, 06.39 AMby jamessmith321

    valentines day messages – Roses are red Violets are blue Let’s get ready for the dinner of two!! Happy Valentine’s Day!

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    Feb 9, 2015, 11.52 AMby jamessmith321

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    Nov 7, 2014, 02.50 AMby nrobson

    Man what cute illustrations

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    Feb 17, 2013, 10.51 AMby Sandra Fraile Martin

    me encanta este ilustrador, hace trbajos magnificos que me hacen soñar

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    Jan 23, 2013, 07.24 PMby nouvellegamine

    her style is very cute :D

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    Jan 22, 2013, 08.53 PMby olg

    you are very talented Sarah! great to learn more about you here. greetings from winter-wonderland Amsterdam

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