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This is a big week for us. So many big decisions leave us ready for the weekend, which will be just as eventful, considering that we are almost ready to launch the new web design.

Again, we have to express our big amazement with your work. We received lots of very creative submissions with very well constructed patterns.
It makes us realize how much potential is out there and hope that we find more and more ways to bring that to our site.

Enough of the waiting, here is our winner for the design/pattern contest:

Somwan Molzer also known as JJ.

She is the winner of $500 and her pattern will be produced as free download for all BurdaStyle members.

Her Retro inspired blouse is convincing in all criterias. The design, even though very developed leaves room for pattern changes and adaptation. It would work as a simpler version, without the ruffles just as well as replacing them with piping.

Her pattern is technically sound and was presented in a very clean and understandable way. All left to do is create the PDF out of it…

We feel that her pattern is a great addition to our ever growing collection and we hope to see many variations…


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    Jul 20, 2007, 12.42 PMby pranamama

    I cannot wait to make one! Thanks for the great design! and cogratulations.

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    Jul 20, 2007, 08.53 AMby mirela

    Congrats! Pretty little shirt spiced up with the ruffles :) I can’t wait for the pdf pattern!

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    Jul 20, 2007, 03.38 AMby squirrellypoo

    ooh, that’s beautiful!! Congratulations, I can’t wait to sew that, it kinda reminds me of a Marc Jacobs design I saw in one of the shows!

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    Jul 20, 2007, 03.25 AMby redswirl

    Wow Somwan, it’s a beautiful top, I’ll look forward to making it!

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    Jul 19, 2007, 08.06 PMby mlssfshn

    Congrats, Somwan, the little education you got in Thailand far out ranks what you got at Parsons 101, I’m sure. The shirt is amazing, great execution. Can’t wait to make my very own.

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