I’m even more disappointed now, Burda…

Okay, so I started this blog with a post about BurdaStyle’s Summer Sewing Challenge Competition and community voting on the ten finalists closed yesterday.

I really wanted to state my views on the finalists after the voting closed because I didn’t want to come across negative… but, am I the only person disappointed in the entries, much less the 10 finalists selected by the BurdaStyle and Singer judging panel??????

BurdaStyle & Singer Summer Sewing Challenge 2012 Ten Finalists

For me, the usual awesomeness of Burda member projects seems to be missing from these finalists, especially when you had the whole collection of Burda patterns to choose from. Continue reading

BurdaStyle, Singer, and why Cadbury Fruit & Nut cures all ails!

Yesterday, I received my weekly e-mail newsletter from Burdastyle, and got sooooooooooo excited when I saw an advertisement for their newest competition, Summer Sewing Challenge: Win a Sewing Machine from SINGER!

When I spied that ever so sexy vintage designed but totally modern Singer One  sewing machine as the prize, I was ready to hit my fabric stash and get sewing!!! It may not be as fancy with all the stuff that my Singer Fashion Mate 6160 can do, but the Singer One is too SEXY mannnnnnn!!!!!

Here is the basic info for the competition, straight from Burda’s blog:  Continue reading