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Over a year in the making, The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook has officially been released in the U.S. and we decided to celebrate by throwing a party at Housing Works in NYC! Friends, partners, contributors and BurdaStyle members (some even flew in from out of the country!) all came through for a great night of seeing new faces, catching up with old friends and celebrating our first publication.

Special thanks to SINGER® for making the party possible; Housing Works for the event space; Spoonflower for providing the fabric for our Make + Take booth; Megan Nicolay for her glitter tattoo skills; the great crew at Random House; the folks at Have Booth Will Travel and photographer Vanessa Rees for the awesome pictures; videographer John Sabia; and our amazing contributors, members, friends, and partners – you all made this an event to remember!

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The scene at Housing Works in New York.

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Alison Kelly and Nora Abousteit with Vanessa Parrish and Rachel Stephens from SINGER®

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The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook in cake form. Co-authors Alison Kelly and Nora Abousteit dive in.

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Amazing doughnuts from Doughnut Plant in New York.

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BurdaStyle’s David Morgan with members and book contributors. Photo booth pics courtesy of Have Booth Will Travel.

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Megan Nicolay shows off her glitter tattoo skills using products from Tulip.

Want to see more? Of course you do! Check out our slide show for more pictures and info from The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook launch party in NYC!

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    Nov 22, 2011, 08.49 PMby lala86

    It looks like so much fun! I wish I could have gone… I’m so sad I missed that one. I’m still waiting for my garment to come along with the book (which looks bigger than what I imagined)… Also.. as my blouse is featured at the cover I demand to know who ate the cake portion with my design!!! was it any tasty?

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    Nov 17, 2011, 08.14 PMby Jodi Wade

    It was a fun night!! I got to meet some of my favourite BurdaStyle members. Thanks for the great party!

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      Nov 18, 2011, 03.39 PMby ttnora

      Hi Jodika, were you there? What a lucky member!
      I hope you will write about this event on your blog.

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      Nov 18, 2011, 06.14 PMby Jodi Wade

      Yes, I was there! I will definitely write about it. Just need a few days :)

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    Nov 17, 2011, 06.00 AMby sandrasews

    What a fab looking party with so many fab looking party frocks. Loving Alison’s dress. Stunning. So sad to have missed it, but Sydney to New York was a little too far to travel for one night!!

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    Nov 16, 2011, 10.19 PMby Kathy Cano-Murillo

    What a fabulous event! Congrats on the book!

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    Nov 16, 2011, 01.31 AMby cyndi-de-crafti

    I just received my BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook in mail yesterday and loving every page of it! Tons of good tips and cute design. I agree with others that I wish I could be at this party to celebreate such an accomplishment.

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    Nov 15, 2011, 07.41 PMby thecuriouskiwi

    Aww looks like you all had so much fun! Wish I could have come xx

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      Nov 15, 2011, 09.43 PMby Laura Bolčina

      I agree! I wish I could be there too..

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    Nov 15, 2011, 04.11 PMby gedwoods

    The party looks like it was a real bash! With authors flying in from halfway across the world. Class!

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    Nov 15, 2011, 04.06 AMby Alicia DiRago

    Looks like an incredible party- congrats!

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