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The BurdaStyle Resource Map is officially launched!

We love the great business resources now listed, and are excited to present more in the future. Whether you are looking for places in your neighborhood to find great fabrics, notions or sewing classes, traveling and in search of a great local sewing lounge while away, or have a favorite local sewing spot you think others should know about, our Resource Map is created just for you.

Our Map includes a fine selection of Fabric Stores, Sewing Lounges, Sewing Notions/Supplies Shops and Sewing Machine Dealerships, and will soon list great Cleaning and Tailoring shops too!

Integration into the Resource Map is only $40 dollars for a one-year listing, until otherwise noted.

If you are a business owner, this is an unbeatable and effective way to connect with our members, which include fashion designers, sewing hobbyists and crafters. Our member-base has grown to over 270,000+ engaged individuals, and our site garners 350,000 unique visitors and 4.7 million page views per month. Needless to say, we have a community that is passionate about their skills and are always looking for great resources like yours.

Your integration in the Resource Map can increase foot traffic and mail orders, encourage brand loyalty through a consistent presence on BurdaStyle and is an affordable way to reach a vibrant and growing community!

This is an opportunity your favorite sewing store, or your own business, should not pass up! To sign up, visit http://bit.ly/ResourceMap.

If you have further questions, or would like to request a downloadable .pdf advertisement to hand to your favorite stores, please e-mail me at david[at]burdastyle[dot]com.


David and The BurdaStyle Team


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    Feb 1, 2010, 07.42 PMby gedwoods

    I don’t understand the business model here. On the one hand, you indicate it costs 40$ for a business to get integrated into the map for a year, but on the other, you say in your comments that members can suggest businesses they’d like to see listed. Doesn’t one practice supersede the other? I think this resource is really interesting if it is a way for members to indicate stores they recommend to other members, in which case there would be no entrance fee per se, just a way for members to update the map. Also, the map could be used to highlight other “fashion attractions” and not just stores, but under similar arrangements – for example, members could indicate, say, an interesting fashion museum or suchlike, and maybe would like to annotate their marker with personal photos taken in the museum… But this doesn’t quite work with the 40$ entrance fee. I think this is confusing, and the confusion is preventing people (such as myself) from engaging with the tool.

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    Dec 13, 2009, 04.15 AMby minkeymonkey

    How funny to read this! I live about thirty minutes up the mountains from Elfriede’s! They are located in Boulder, Colorado, USA and are locally owned and operated. I do not have their address but they are located on Canyon between Folsom and 26th. Very helpful advice and service from a truly talented and experienced staff. They really do carry ‘fine’ fabrics and are one of my favourite shops around here. My other local Boulder favourite is eQuilter.com which is an online only retailer but they let locals/visitors pick up orders if they order 1 to 2 days in advance.

    Anyway, I’m not sure I understand the map. I clicked the view larger link and then typed in my city and state, because it suggested I do that. All I got was a result for Boulder, CO but no shops or resources listed. Maybe I need to look at it when it isn’t late and I’m not tired :)

    Seems like a great idea!

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      Dec 15, 2009, 09.00 PMby burdastyle

      Hi MinkeyMonkey,

      When you type in your City and State, on the bottom right corner of the page, you will see a space where you can click “BurdaStyle Resource Map.” You must click that selection in order to see if there is a club near you.

      Please let me know if you have further questions.

      - David

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    Nov 19, 2009, 11.59 AMby sewverytall

    I just clicked on the bolt of fabric in the middle of the USA, just to see what happened [and because I live in the middle]. It showed a listing for Elfriede’s Fine Fabric, but it didn’t list an address…NOT EVEN the state it’s in!!! The map is so small you can’t tell just by looking. If I was the owner of that shop, and had PAID to be listed, I’d be very upset. As a person who is trying to use your resource, it didn’t help me one tiny bit. Whoever set this up doesn’t have a clue.

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      Nov 24, 2009, 06.55 PMby mynameisdavid

      Hello SewVeryTall,

      Thank you for your comment. The address to Elfriede’s Fine Fabric has been added. This was a mistake on my end, and I apologize for the inconvenience.

      To view the map larger, please click on the hyperlink in the text “View The BurdaStyle Resource Map in a larger map.”

      You can also zoom in and out on the Map by clicking the plus and minus symbols on the left hand side.

      If you have further questions, or have businesses that you would like to recommend, please e-mail me at david[at]burdastyle[dot]com.



      Project Coordinator

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    Nov 17, 2009, 09.45 PMby tapgirl

    Dear BurdaStyle, I am a business who has paid to be on this resource map – I’m in Australia – the icons on the map overlap – I cannot click to see my business advertised….?

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      Nov 24, 2009, 06.58 PMby mynameisdavid

      Hi There,

      Google Maps allows you to zoom in and out to see specific listings. Click on the Plus and Minus symbols on the left hand side to access your listing.

      Also, you are able to view the map larger by clicking the hyperlink in the text “View The BurdaStyle Resource Map in a larger map” below the map.

      If you have further questions regarding your listing, please feel free to e-mail me at david[at]burdastyle[dot]com.



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    Nov 12, 2009, 03.13 PMby raeb

    Is there no way we can suggest businesses and companies that fit with the Burda profile!? I know of some great places in the UK that definately should be posted on here but I don’t see a way of recommending them!

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      Nov 13, 2009, 09.43 PMby mynameisdavid

      Hi Rae!

      You can send them right to me! E-mail me at David[at]BurdaStyle[dot]com.

      I look forward to hearing from you!

      - David

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    Nov 11, 2009, 03.59 AMby mynameisdavid

    Hi Wzrdreams!

    Thank you for checking out the Resource Map.

    It is certainly a work-in-progress, and we appreciate your feedback. We are working towards improving it, as well as getting more business involved!



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      Mar 16, 2011, 05.42 PMby wzrdreams

      Hi David,

      I noticed that the resource list still doesn’t have anything listed for the NYC garment district. I think it should be an important facet of the resource map especially since burdastyle is based in Manahattan.

      I don’t have the time right now to send you a comprehensive list of all my favorite NYC garment district stores, however there is already a garment district store google map that I found on the “Shop the Garment District” website linked in the side bar on Burdastyle. Here is the link:

      View NYC Garment District Stores in a larger map

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    Nov 5, 2009, 03.10 PMby alden

    Hi Shamdoogle,

    You can ABSOLUTELY submit businesses! We are looking to our members for great stores, submit them here or to team [at] Burdastyle.com.

    Our hope is to eventually have it all on the site, but our cost for development would be was too high and google has such a good platform for something like this that for now we are just using the google platform.

    Plus, did you realize that the map is embedded? try it above, you can move it around and check it out!

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      Nov 5, 2009, 05.33 PMby wzrdreams

      Hey Alden, I just checked the website out, and while I love the google map style navigation, I find the little white patches to be a bit hard to see. Is there any hope that they will improve? I’d love to see stickies or thumb tacks or something that stands out agains the map a bit more.

      I hope you are able to get businesses on board with this soon as it seams like a great resource that I would use if it was comprehensive.

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    Nov 4, 2009, 09.48 PMby Alyssa Lorraine

    I wish Burdastyle users could submit recommendations for businesses we love to support. I’m sure we’d all love to be able to spread the word about where is the best place to buy certain supplies, or has super helpful staff, etc.

    When did Burdastyle become CLOSED source sewing?

    If this map was more integrated with Burdastyle’s platform and site and users could submit reviews of the businesses listed, I’d actually use it. Otherwise, going through Google to submit a review separates Burdastyle users from the amazing network of collaborators and inspirational creators we’ve formed on Burdastyle.com.

    Great idea and I hope it can be more interactive for Burdastyle users in the future.

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