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Katrina Walker's Top 5 Tips For Sewing Knits (Without a Serger!)

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Everybody loves knits. Everybody. They’re soft, comfy, and super fashionable. Whether your look is tailored, sporty, or feminine – there’s a knit fashion for that! Every year new fiber and knit stitch combinations make their debut for even more fabulous options.

Dressmaking: Draft and Sew Your Own Dresses

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Have you ever wondered how to transform a basic dress sloper into a custom-fitting dress? Or perhaps you want to learn various useful pattern adjustment techniques? Then this course is for you.

5 Reasons to Take On-Demand Courses With BurdaStyle Academy

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Have you thought about taking one of our online classes, but it didn’t fit with your schedule? Good news! Now you can take our on-demand classes anytime!

Learn How to Take Any Pattern and Make It Your Size!

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Once you’ve finished this online course, Pattern Grading for Plus Sizes, you’ll be able to take any pattern, whatever its size, and make it fit you!

Free Mini Courses

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Psstt! Have you heard about our FREE mini courses on BurdaStyle Academy?

Online Course: Pattern Grading for All Sizes

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If you want to be able to alter any size sewing pattern to fit your body, join Mary Danielson in this 6 week live-course! Starts today!

Design Your Own Fabric

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I refreshed my fabric design skills and went into our Fabric Design with Illustrator & Photoshop course to design myself a new print for a summery top! Read on to see my print and what pattern I plan on making with it. You also have until June 4th to join in on this session, reserve your spot here to learn from Lauren Dahl.

Swimwear & Lingerie Patterns Are Interchangeable!

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The best thing about lingerie and swimwear sewing patterns is that they are interchangeable! It all just depends on the fabric you use. Read on to see how to draft a two piece suit that you can use as both a lingerie and swimsuit pattern…

Knock-It-Off: How to Copy the Garments That You Love

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Do you have a favorite dress that you wish you owned in a different color or fabric? Maybe you have a skirt that fits you perfectly that you’d love to replicate. If you’ve always wanted to create a pattern from an existing garment in your closet, this course is for you!

Serger 101: 5 Reasons to Love Your Serger

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A serger may not entirely replace a sewing machine – but you’ll wonder how you ever sewed without one!

How to Sew a Patch Pocket

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So many classes and iconis garments have patch pockets, like denim jeans and button up shirts. Patch pockets can be quite easy to sew if you have patience and spend the time marking the placement correctly and topstitching it perfectly. Read on to see how I sew all of my patch pockets…

Learn Everything You Need To Know About Garment Sewing

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If you are a new sewer wanting to learn everything you need to know about sewing, or an experienced sewer who wants to brush up on some of the basics- you don’t want to miss the Introduction to Sewing course with Denise Wild for only $29.99. Check out her video where she talks about some of the highlights of this exciting course!

Buy vs. Make: Workout Wear Edition

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Have you shopped for workout or active wear recently? It’s expensive! Not only that, it’s difficult to find workout wear that fits perfectly and comes in the styles that are in line with what you are looking for. Take control of your workout wear wardrobe by making it yourself! We’ve pulled common workout items that you need to get through your daily, weekly or monthly workouts and priced them out. It’s not cheap and that’s why we recommend making a workout wear collection yourself that is customized just for you down to the style lines, fit and fabric. It’s a fun sewing project that will definitely motivate you to get to the gym or to that hot yoga!

Styling Summertime Dress Patterns

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Summer is almost here, and you know what that means… summertime dresses!

How to Rotate a Dart

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This is one of the first pattern making skills I learned, and still use to this day when manipulating my sewing patterns. Sometimes I just don’t want the dart in the original location, and it is great that it is so easy to rotate darts! You can rotate darts in any sewing pattern that has an existing dart. Read on to see the video…

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