Welcome to Kollabora

This is a new kind of maker community.

The root of Kollabora is “working together” - we unite makers, crafters, and DIY enthusiasts of all skill levels to get inspired, share projects, buy and sell PDF patterns, and connect with each other and their favorite brands. At the forefront of the maker movement, our diverse community of creative influencers includes some of the most well-known and innovative DIYers sharing high quality, fashion-forward content.

Feedback, suggestions shout-outs email at team@kollabora.com.

Meet the Team

Nora Abousteit

Founder and CEO

Nora is the founder of Kollabora (before that she started BurdaStyle.com). She is anxious to learn new skills constantly. She likes to knit in the subway, sew on her terrace, and print in her kitchen .


Paivi Kankaro

Project Manager, Editorial + Social + Video Production

Curly haired singer and a nerd, besides working in the online world she has a passion for videography and photos. Her expertise is knitting and crocheting.


Kate Smalley

Editorial Contributor

I'm passionate about craft and all things handmade. I like exploring new mediums and always have more project ideas than time.


Lindsey Ibarra

Editorial Contributor

A former buyer and current fashion obsessive, Lindsey is an avid knitter, seamstress and jewelry maker and is passionate about facilitating the evolution of the relationship between design and DIY.


We are what we make.


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