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Burda x Craftours Italy Trip 2018


As you may have seen on our Instagram, Ellen March from Sew News & CME magazine and I are in Italy on our Fashion Tour of Italy with Craftours! I’m writing here from my hotel in Rome on the last day of the tour, although I’m sad for it to be coming to a close, I gained so much sewing inspiration while I was here and even picked up fabric for a very special project. Read on to see some of my highlights and info about our next run of the BurdaStyle Certification Course, one of the ladies on the tour was in the course last year!

Italy Style Guide!


Some spots are still open or our BurdaStyle Fashion Tour of Italy in September – and if you want to come and avoid being on the waiting list, register before May 15th 2018 to secure your spot! Myself and Ellen March from Sew News magazine (see her post about it here) will be going on the tour this year, and I know I have to start planning what to make and pack. I know it seems far away, but it’s never to early to start planning. Read on to see some pattern suggestions and what to wear for the trip, along with some feedback from last year’s tour…

Italy Fashion Tour 2018: We're Going Back!


I’m so thrilled to announce that we are GOING BACK to Italy in 2018, and you can come too! When I went on this tour last year, it was such a wonderful experience for me and a fabulous way to Italy. If you love food, site-seeing, fashion, and meeting other sewists from across the globe, then this tour is perfect for you. The tour is September 16th – 24th 2018 with an optional Rome extension, so if you are interested reserve your spot here soon because space in limited! Read on to see some of the highlights from my trip…

Italy Fashion Tour Recap: Day 7, 8, & 9


First of all I want to say that the link to register and find out more about next year’s Italy trip is now live here! So you can join us on 2018’s fashion tour of Italy! This post is a recap of my last three days in Italy, it has gone by so fast, but I can’t wait to get home and start sewing since I gained so much inspiration during this tour.

Italy Fashion Tour Recap: Day 5 & 6


We just completed day 5 and 6 of the BurdaStyle Fashion tour of Italy with Craftours! These days were all about site seeing, eating, and shopping. My favorite things to do! We went to Pisa, the area of little towns Cinque Terra, and a cooking class in Tuscany.

Italy Fashion Tour Recap: Day 3 & 4


Day 3 and 4 of our BurdaStyle Italy tour with Craftours bas been so amazing and filled with tons of site seeing and walking! We relocated to the Florence area of Italy where the best leathers are and also got to see the beautiful quaint town of Montecatini Terme. Read to see more of what I’ve been up to these past couple of days…

Italy Fashion Tour Recap: Day 1 & 2


Hi BurdaStylers! I’m currently on our Fashion Tour to Italy that we partnered with Craftours for. So far it has been an amazing trip and I have eaten delicious Italian food, and toured some very interesting fashion factories. Read on to see what I’ve been up to for the first couple days of my trip.

OSQE: Recap Day 1 & 2


On Wednesday we made our way to the Chicago area for the Original Sewing and Quilt Expo! We have been having fun so far with our daily sewing relay, fashion show, and project swap. Read on to see what we have been up to…

See us Live: Project Swap


Sew News Project Swap – at Original Sewing & Quilt Expo! If you’re in Schaumburg, Illinois September 28, 29 & 30, 2017 stop on by the Sew News & BurdaStyle booth, we have an exciting event just for you…

See Us Live: BurdaStyle Fashion Show!


If you are in the Chicago area September 28 – 30th this year then come see us live! We will be at the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo and have tons of sewing fun planned, including our live runway fashion show. Read on to learn more…

Chicago Area Sewers: We need participants!


Come See Us This Spring at an Expo Near You


BurdaStyle is going to be at the Spring 2017 Original Sewing and Quilt expo events! Read on to see where we are headed and when…

Calling All Chicago Area Sewers!


Hi BurdaStylers! If you find yourself in the Chicago area October 13 – 15 2016 then you need to check out the Original Sewing and Quilt Expo at the Schaumburg Convention Center! BurdaStyle will have a booth with live pattern demos, digital pattern how-tos, a fashion show, and classes. Read on to see how you can register for one of my classes at the event…

Calling all Virginia Sewers!


Hi BurdaStylers! We have some exciting news, BurdaStyle is going to be at three Original Sewing & Quilt Expo events this fall and our first stop is Fredericksburg Virginia from September 29 – October 1st 2016! Read on to learn more…


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