Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Needlebook tutorial

When I was in New York I was an "intern" at BurdaStyle. Just for a week or so :) I was soooo excited about it - getting to help out at one of my favourite websites!!! I was staying with my friend in Brooklyn so every morning I would catch the subway to Manhattan where the BurdaStyle office is. It is nice to "go to work" in a new city, even just temporarily.

The lovely AnaJan was also an intern there. I met her last winter in Serbia and I was so glad she was in NY at the same time as me. Actually I had emailed her before I booked my flights when I still wasn't sure whether to go and when she said she was going for a whole month I almost died of envy and was like "right, I am going too!!".

It was so nice to have someone to get up to mischief with, a partner in crime :) Ahhh I adore that girl!

One of our tasks was to make some quick, easy projects so I made a little needlebook. At the book launch party one of the fun activities was sewing up your own little bag. There were some leftover bits of the printed fabric so I used that and some felt I found in the supplies closet. It only took about 20 minutes. Here is the tutorial. Very easy to whip up a few of these for small gifts for Christmas...

In the BurdaStyle office with two of my fave BurdaStyle members: Helene (CarotteSauvage) and Ana (AnaJan). I had so much fun hanging out with these girls! They really made my time in New York special.


  1. Hey Jody Wody, I loved being your partner in crime! :) I've been telling to all my friends what a great time we had together. Too bad Helene had to leave so soon.
    I hope I'll come to Budapest soon, so we can hang out again.

  2. Ana you must come! I would love to show you my Budapest.

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