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Filming BurdaTV Videos


A while ago Denise and I set off to film burda videos for our new BurdaTV subscription site! We had so much fun filming, and captured some great footage for the site’s individual videos covering advanced techniques, beginner basics, and must-knows for garment-making. Check out our behind the scenes experience below!

Web Seminar: Alterations - Effective Methods of Garment Adjustment, Deconstruction and Repair


Have you’ve ever felt the sting of disappointment after grabbing the perfect outfit only to realize it fits you terribly? Does it break your heart throwing out perfectly adequate jackets because the zipper is in need of repair?

Web Seminar: Sewing with Winter Fabrics


Learn techniques for sewing with the season’s luxurious fabrics: velvet, fur, leather, suede, woolens, and more!

Webinar: How Give Your Garment a Professional Finish


Do you do everything right, follow all the instructions carefully, but still feel your finished garments have a touch of the made-at-home look? If so, you are like most sewers and this webinar is for you.

Web Seminar: Waistband Techniques


Get the full scoop on installing and adjusting waistbands in your garments.

Webinar: How to Use Hand Stitching for a Professional Finish


Join couture dressmaker and master teacher Susan Khalje for Thursday’s webinar on using hand stitching for a professional finish.

Webinar: Fitting - Working With a Muslin


Among the multitude of options we have for acquiring the perfect fit, constructing a muslin falls pretty high on the list of essential skills. Are you ready to take your sewing to the next level by working with a muslin?

We're Off to Film Burda Videos


Denise and Meg take a trip to Cincinnati as the first step toward a new Burda video site!

Webinar: Japanese Techniques


Is your design creativity dictated by darts? Do most of your garments revolve around the same style lines, with waist and shoulder darts shaping every piece you design? With this technique, you will be able to transform a basic bodice into a work of art!

Webinar: Tailoring Techniques


Have you been eyeing a challenging pattern but you’re feeling a little intimidated by the skills required to produce it? Are you struggling to achieve the perfect runway style fit in your garments? With just a few simple tailoring techniques you can take your garment from wonderful to WOW!

Webinar: Pattern Making - How to Modify Pattern Styles


Do you ever come across a pattern, but you wish it had pockets? Or pleats instead of a dart? Maybe you want to add more fullness, or remove a style line. This week’s webinar will take you through pattern making processes of altering a pattern’s style without compromising fit. Use a basic bodice pattern, and see how you can add style lines, move darts, and add fullness. Let your creativity run wild and learn how to adapt sewing patterns to a garment that you designed! Register Here for Thursday, August 8th’s live webinar at 11:00am EST (4:00pm GMT). Can’t attend? No problem, each registrant receives a recording of the event.

Webinar: Simplifying The Serger


A serger is on most sewer’s wishlists. And if you already own a serger, you might not be aware of all that you can do with it. In this webinar, we’ll demystify the serger, and you’ll learn all about this fantastic machine, including how to properly thread it, how to adjust tension, and how to clean and maintain it. You’ll also learn what differential feed is and how to adjust it for your various projects, plus how to properly serge inside and outside corners, different techniques for starting and ending a serge, and how to serge a rolled hem. Register Here for Thursday, August 1st’s live webinar at 11:00 a.m. EST (4:00pm GMT). Can’t attend? No problem, each registrant receives a recording of the event.

Webinars, Online Classes, and Videos!


We’ve got lots of great new digital products for you to enjoy.

Webinar: Develop Your Own Personal Slopers


Learn how to create your own personal skirt and bodice slopers from your measurements! In this live webinar you will learn how to draft and create there slopers as well as add style lines to create new patterns that will fit you perfectly. Register Here for Thursday June 27th’s live webinar at 11:00 a.m. EST (4:00pm GMT). Can’t attend? No problem, each registrant receives a recording of the event.

Project Webinar: Make the Alison Bathing Suit!


This is new project based webinar where you will learn step-by-step how to create your own Alison bathing suit. Once registered you will receive a free PDF download of the Alison pattern, and during this live webinar you will be able to ask questions as BurdaStyle’s MegH takes you through the cutting and sewing process of this pattern. Register Now for the live event Thursday June 20th 11:00 a.m. EST (4:00pm GMT). Can’t attend? No problem, each registrant gets a download of the PDF pattern along with a recording of the webinar!


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