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Meet the Maker: Shannon Kramp

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Shannon Kramp. was raised in Newfane, NY, a small town outside of Buffalo, NY. she lived in Austin, TX for 2 years where she had the privilege of participating in the BurdaStyle DIY Fashion Show during SXSW. Currently she lives and works in Buffalo, NY where she is working as a designer. Here is her story.

Featured Member: Katrina Petrova

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This week we share our interview with amazing BurdaStyle member Katrina Petrova.

Featured Member: Redsonia

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This week we share our interview with amazing BurdaStyle member Redsonia.

Featured Member: kisses

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This week we share our interview with amazing BurdaStyle member kisses.

Featured Member: heatherlou

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This week we share our interview with amazing BurdaStyle member heatherlou.

Member Projects: Best of August 2012

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Every day our talented members post new projects on the site leaving us nothing short of inspired. We compiled a few eye-catching member projects here, just in case you missed them.

Featured Member: peneloping

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I grew up in California and am currently living in Boston for grad school. [In addition to sewing] I also enjoy knitting, blogging, computer games, reading, traveling, and learning languages.

Member Projects: Best of June 2012

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Every day, our talented members post new projects on the site leaving us nothing short of inspired. We compiled a few eye-catching member projects below, just in case you missed them.

Featured Member: jaderbug

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I’m from San Diego, California where I still reside today! I do a few things other than sewing. I write a personal style fashion blog called These Days, have a part time job, and I’m a student. In general I’m a DIY kind of girl, but other than that I like to play the piano, video games, and spend time on the computer.

Featured Member: alasse

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I was born and live in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, in Germany. It’s most well known for the Oktoberfest, but honestly, that is the one thing I like least about my wonderful city. Currently I am attending Esmod International Fashion School and am just about finished with my first year. I am however, for a fashion student, relatively disinterested in current fashion. Instead, I’m hoping to become a costume designer after I graduate.

Featured Member: laikadoll

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I hail from the concrete jungle of Melbourne’s Northwest, a stone’s throw from the ever-lit International Airport. I have lived here my whole 20 years and 10 months of this incarnation. Before my time, the subdivision on which my house was built was a drive-in movie theatre.

Featured Member: Janul

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I started sewing when I was about 12, making doll clothes and around the age of 15 I made myself some simple dresses and bags with the help of my mother. After that I stopped sewing for some time. After my first child was born, I felt a strong need to make and create things.

April 2012 Favorites: A Couture Aficionado's Top 5 Sewing Patterns

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This week, BurdaStyle guest blogger and couture aficionado Marina von Koenig shares her top five sewing pattern picks from our site and gives us some fabric inspiration for her favorite styles.

Featured Member: emilief

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Where are you from and where do you live? What do you do other than sewing?
I come from the very small village of Normandy, France. I lived there until the age of 17, then moved to Paris to study architecture. During my studies I was lucky to stay a year in Göteborg, Sweden, thanks to an exchange program. Last year, after completing my Masters last year, I moved to Montréal, Canada where I have been living for nearly 7 months.

Interview with Couture Sewing Expert Susan Khalje

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This week, BurdaStyle guest blogger Marina von Koenig dishes with couture sewing expert Susan Khalje on Valentino, the importance of fit, and keys to success when sewing a couture garment. Susan also shares her top 5 BurdaStyle pattern picks and gives readers some tips on how to customize and style these looks.

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