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Sewing curtains for my new apartment, so many naked windows!







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27 May

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    May 27, 2011, 03.00 AMby marcy harriell | oonaballoona

    YAAAAAAY congrats on your new digs!!!! sewing curtains in never more fun than for yourself in your new home:))

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      May 27, 2011, 03.13 AMby rachelnyc

      I know! It’s been really fun. I will post pics as soon as I can figure out the curtain rod situation, haha.

5 May

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    May 5, 2011, 03.44 AMby leashbean

    hey rachel!

    does the burda style office allow visitors? I am coming to New York, and would be so interested in seeing what goes on over there. i don’t know if this is somehting that you do, but let me know! thanks so much!

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      May 5, 2011, 03.58 PMby rachelnyc

      Hello leashbean,

      Will you be in town for BurdaStyle Day? We would love to see you at our NYC meetup!

      Yes, it is possible to visit the office, but it will depend on the timing.

      Feel free to email me to set something up: rachel@burdastyle.com


26 April

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    Apr 26, 2011, 08.36 PMby alia91

    Hey, It’s the first time to download a pattern and i’m completely clueless.. i downloaded the newest version of Adobe , but when I press save link as on “Get it now” to download the pattern all i get is “save it as a Chrome HTML document”.. Can you help?!


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      Apr 27, 2011, 05.30 PMby rachelnyc

      Hi Alia,

      This is definitely strange. Can you tell me what type of computer you have (PC/Mac)? We’re going to do some testing on our end to see if we can duplicate this issue.

      We apologize for the inconvenience!

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      Apr 27, 2011, 06.30 PMby alia91

      My computer is PC,I also tried it on the laptop and got the same results…. Although when I tried to download the instructions and pressed " Get all Instructions (PDF)" it works pretty normal and it’s downloaded as PDF, but I can’t download the pattern itself it’s downloaded as Chrome HTML document.

7 April

18 February

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    Feb 18, 2011, 05.16 PMby fashionista2407

    Hi! I was wondering when the winners for the fashion show SXSW are going to be announced?

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30 January

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    Jan 30, 2011, 07.39 PMby leashbean

    thanks so much for looking into helping me with posting photo’s. i finally got it to work, and turns out it was just my lack of patience all along!

    all the best, alesha

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      Jan 31, 2011, 04.17 PMby rachelnyc

      Good to hear and glad to help! :)

26 January

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    Jan 26, 2011, 04.48 PMby rifka

    Hi Rachel- I really enjoyed reading the Featured Member ( Iroiro) post this morning. The additional photos and questions are great. I was especially interested in seeing her inspiration shot. Not sure if your responsible for this new layout, but if so, well done! I look forward to seeing it with future Featured Member posts.


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      Jan 26, 2011, 05.50 PMby rachelnyc

      Hi Rifka,

      Thanks for the kind words :)
      I love hearing that our improvements are being noticed and appreciated. I truly LOVE putting Featured Member articles together!

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30 November

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    Nov 30, 2010, 10.11 PMby veramicin

    Hi Rachel! I left a comment on What techniques I would like to see on Burdastyle…, but I’m not sure if I can win, because I come from Europe ( Serbia). Am I included too?? Hope I am … : ) Thank you!

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      Nov 30, 2010, 10.35 PMby rachelnyc

      Hi VeraMicin,

      Yes, the Holiday Giveaway is open to all members! Good luck :)

11 November

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    Nov 11, 2010, 07.13 PMby mynameisdavid

    Hi Rachel! I looove your profile photo. It’s so breezy!

2 November

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    Nov 2, 2010, 11.11 PMby Lunie Blue

    Hi, Rachel. I wanted to find out why my entry was not included in the contest. I tried calling the number i found on google, but could not. Also, I emailed support and no response. I entered on 10/31/2010 at 7:22pm Pacific Time.

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      Nov 3, 2010, 01.53 PMby rachelnyc

      Hi Linda J,

      Sorry for your disappointment. We had over 100 entries for the Halloween Contest, but only 25 spots on the contestant slideshow. It’s always very hard to narrow down the contestants for competitions, we have such a creative and talented community! I hope you plan on submitting for the BERNINA Party Through the Decades Competition. :)

19 October

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    Oct 19, 2010, 06.14 AMby kana

    thank you for your compliment on my drape drape dress! I hunt for laces mostly in home decor shops/sections because they have unusual and more gorgeous ones that are often harder to find in fabric/sewing shops. Happy sewing!

14 September

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    Sep 14, 2010, 02.39 AMby Ruth Owings-Goodwin

    I live in Arizona. What laws do we have that prevent us from entering this? And what certain people?

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      Sep 14, 2010, 02.00 PMby rachelnyc

      Hi Ruth,

      Our contest rules are based on a standard. If you would like more information about the Arizona exclusion, I suggest going to the source and contacting a local representative. Hopefully you will get all of your questions answered. :)

27 August

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    Aug 27, 2010, 09.02 PMby laurwyn

    When I see your creations, I wish I had studied design… There is so much craftsmanship in all the things that you do… I am jealous!

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      Aug 30, 2010, 06.37 PMby rachelnyc

      Wow, thank you! I was very lucky to study fashion design in school. More than anything, it taught me to be super critical with the craft and quality of making things. So, I’m glad that is shows! :)