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I have a confession to make: when I started working for BurdaStyle.com I did not know how to sew. My fashion, social media and public relations background is what got me hired and thankfully sewing knowledge was not a requirement for my position. However, once I began working and learning all the fashionable sewing patterns BurdaStyle has to offer along with seeing constant inspiration on our Projects page, I was ready to sew. I bought my first sewing machine, made a trip to the fabric store (so fun!) and then sat down with our Introduction to Sewing course!

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Pattern Making 101


Have you always wondered about pattern making and wish you knew how to work all those drafting rulers to create your own stylized sewing patterns? This course is all about the 101 of pattern making. You will be introduced to slopers, drafting supplies, and the essential pattern making techniques. In this course you’ll be provided with your own set of slopers to use as your template for pattern making, and each session will guide you through different pattern making practices on the bodice, sleeve and skirt!

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


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


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


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!


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


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

Online Course: Pattern Grading for All Sizes


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


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!


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


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


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


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


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!


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