23 May '11, 5pm

Maker Faire 2011: BurdaStyle's Online Community for DIY Fashion: by Jaymi Heimbuch, San Francisco, California on...

Maker Faire 2011: BurdaStyle's Online Community for DIY Fashion: by Jaymi Heimbuch, San Francisco, California on...

BurdaStyle reminds me a lot of a sewing version of Ravelry , a community for knitters to network, swap patterns, get advice and reviews about yarns and projects, organize their "stash" and tools, and even swap or sell yarns they aren't using. Ravelry was born around 2007 during the major comeback of knitting as part of pop culture and is an invaluable resource for knitters. I'm hoping that a similar resurgence of sewing-my-own-clothes-is-cool!! is what brings us a need for a community like BurdaStyle. Sewing our own clothes or refashioning thrift store finds is a wonderful way to not only develop your own style, but to shrink the carbon footprint of your clothing.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/maker-faire-2011-...

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