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Join the Artists and Fleas Market in McCarren!


Attention New York Sewers and Crafters!

BurdaStyle has signed up to media sponsor the upcoming Artists and Fleas Market in McCarren, a weekly outdoor marketplace in Brooklyn’s McCarren park, featuring independent designers and handmade goods.

Where Have The PDF Pattern Instructions Gone?


I’ve noticed many of our users expressing that they are having trouble finding our instructions in a downloadable, PDF format.

Behind the Scenes: BurdaStyle Photo Shoot

Carol models the Kathrine dress…

BurdaStyle RESTYLE series: the KATHRINE dress from Susanna Locascio on Vimeo.

*Updated - Win [Another] Pair of Tickets to Maker Faire!


Congratulations to mskirko for winning the first pair of Maker Faire tickets!

BurdaStyle is giving away another two pairs of free tickets to the upcoming Maker Faire in San Mateo County, California! Tickets are originally $25.00, but they can be yours for free!

Check out Nora's Story on Shatterbox!

Nora Abousteit from shatterbox on Vimeo.

Check out this fun and informative video from Shatterbox, discussing how our co-founder, Nora, turned her love of sewing into BurdaStyle!

Get 20% off a Subscription to Selvedge Magazine!


Selvedge Magazine’s aim is simple: to provide a publication which fits seamlessly into your creative lifestyle. Selvedge covers beautiful textiles in every context: fine art, interiors, fashion, travel and shopping.

Win a Pair of Tickets to Maker Faire!


BurdaStyle is giving away two pairs of free tickets to the upcoming Maker Faire in San Mateo County, California!

BurdaStyle Sewing Club Update: BSC Lakewood, Ohio!


We love hearing about how fun and rewarding our BurdaStyle Sewing Clubs around the world are to their members. Recently, I asked sewshaggy, leader of the Lakewood, Ohio BSC to discuss how her recent first meeting went.

Here’s what she had to say about it:

Convert Your Pattern to a Digital PDF


BurdaStyle is known for featuring downloadable and printer-friendly sewing patterns, a unique concept to many patternmakers and seamstresses. Now, we want you to learn how to make digital .pdf patterns yourself!

Sponsored Post: Spring Forward with Sewing Republic: Loop Curtain


It’s time for spring cleaning! This not only involves dust busting and cleaning out your closet, but freshening up your house with some new decor. The Sewing Republic brought to you by BERNINA has great project ideas to spruce up your home. For example, check out the loop curtain tutorial. This easy project is perfect for even the most beginner sewer. It can work as a statement piece that brings a splash of color to your room, or add subtle sophistication using vintage linens or cottons. Check out this tutorial and transform your room today!

Behind the Scenes at the Ehren Jacket ReStyle Shoot

BurdaStyle RESTYLE series: the EHREN jacket from Susanna Locascio on Vimeo.

This shoot was so much fun, especially this look. It’s not often that we are so serious around the BurdaStyle offices.

See the photos or get the pattern!

Tweet to Win with Red Rooster Fabrics!


Enter for your chance to add some amazing fabric from Red Rooster Fabrics to your existing stash!

Sponsored Post: Spring Forward with Sewing Republic: The Ribbon Clutch


The Sewing Republic, brought to you by BERNINA, is helping you clear away those dragging winter blues with some great spring tutorials! This week we are highlighting the Ribbon Clutch tutorial created by our own stacysews on behalf of Sewing Republic. Not only is this bag perfect for any night out, you can also make it to match any outfit! We all have a bag of beautiful ribbons we’ve collected through the years that just haven’t found the right project yet. Why not give all those gorgeous bits a home and create a one of a kind treasure. With your creativity and beautiful ribbon remnants, you can be sure that no one else will have a bag like yours. The best part? This project is perfect for any and all skill levels. What are you waiting for, check it out and get creating!

What Makes A Sewing Book Great? Tell Us and Be Entered to Win!


The Sewing Bible, published by Potter Craft, is a fantastic resource of comprehensive tips and tutorials for sewers of all skill levels! Featuring over 20 sewing projects and a detailed fabric and tool guide, this handy companion is a necessity for your sewing room.

Until Monday, April 12th, enter to win this must-have book by answering the following question: What makes a sewing book great? Please read instructions below and provide page numbers for your examples where possible


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