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Celebrate Spring with Florals

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It’s officially spring here in the US and we could not be more excited! After a long winter and some serious snow storms we’re welcoming warmer temperatures, sunny days and spending time outside enjoying this rejuvenating time of year. With a new season comes an updated wardrobe and we’re craving bold, floral prints to brighten up our closets.

We’ve rounded up all the BurdaStyle patterns we could get our hands on in our specially curated floral category for spring. Below are a few of our favorites as well as our most coveted floral fabric recommendations from Mood Fabrics.

Sew like the Irish: My St. Patrick's Day Style!

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Happy St Patrick’s Day everyone! It is one of my favorite holidays because 1. Green is my favorite color, and 2. I’m Irish! Leggings are the best thing to quickly sew up for any special occasion/themed holiday. I made a pair of green and white leggings using our Leggings Sloper and paneled some different fabrics together. I’ll even wear these after St. Patrick’s Day!

Wear This Dress All Spring

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We’re suckers for a timeless dress and it doesn’t get much better than a classic shirt dress. It’s a closet staple that is seeing a huge resurgence this season. Perfect for this transitional time of year when dressing in layers and wearing versatile pieces are a must. It suits every body type and there are a number of ways you can modify this flattering silhouette to suit you and your style. Try an assymetric hemline for an edgy look, stay classic with a button down or go bold with a fun floral printed fabric.

See below just a few of our favorite BurdaStyle shirt dress patterns along with fabric picks from Mood Fabrics. To view the full range of shirt dress patterns, take a look at our specially curated shirt dress category here where you will find plenty of options to choose from!

Wear It With Fringe: DIY Tutorial

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We see it on the runway, the street and even the red carpet. Fringe is taking over…and we’re pretty into it! The great thing is you can incorprate it into nearly every article of clothing (however, not recommended all at once!) from your vest to your skirt, even your shoes. You already know we are all about the current 70’s renaissance and this is definitely a part of that trend. It adds a boho, free-spirit feel to any outfit and we can’t wait to wear it this spring and summer.

70's Inspired Patterns We Love

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Top patterns, clockwise: Long Fur Waistcoat; Flared Tunic; Long 70s Coat; Sleeveless Jumpsuit

You might as well just set your Instagram filter to 1977 because it’s one of the biggest trends of the moment and we can’t get enough of it. Suede, (faux) fur, bell bottoms and wrap dresses – the 70’s brought us so many timeless trends that just continue to come back in style. This year is really about the subtle lapel tailoring, wide pant silhouettes and retro fabrics.

New York Fashion Week Fall 2015

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This week in frigid New York City, fashionistas alike came together to brave the cold and check out what our favorite designers have in store for the Fall 2015 season. However, we all know the best looks aren’t necessarily on the runway! Some of our favorite style inspiration comes from the front row and outside the tents at Lincoln Center. So we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite looks on and off the runway along with similar BurdaStyle patterns that will get you looking like a runway model, front row celebrity and a street style star.

The Top 10 Sewing Patterns of 2015!

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I was curious to see which patterns were trending so far this year, and I have compiled a list in order of popularity of the top 10 sewing patterns you guys are sewing in 2015! Check it out to see if you have some or all of the most trending patterns of the year…

Escape with these Vacation Sewing Patterns

For some of us, it is cold out.. and we may want to escape. So why not book a vacation and sew your own holiday wardrobe. Even if you are not getting away to a tropic destination you can sill shop our Vacation Days curated category and use code TAKEMEAWAY20 to receive 20% off all those lovely summery sewing patterns. Also, check out some of our styling options below…

Get Inspired To Get Active With Fashionable And Flattering Workout Wear!

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The start of the new year usually comes with a long list of life-changing goals and resolutions. If you resolved to get healthy and active in 2015, what better way to get motivated than with the opportunity to show off your very own custom-made workout wear. Hit the gym in style in some of our favorite workout patterns!

Styling Tips For New Year's Eve!

The right accessories can take an outfit from simple to spectacular in seconds. Looking for a last-minute New Year’s ensemble? Sew yourself a basic dress and turn it into a statement piece with these great styling tips! Shop the 27 Dresses for NYE and save 50% on dress patterns with the coupon code NYE2014!

Shop The NYE Dress Sale And Save 50%!

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Haven’t found the perfect dress yet for New Year’s Eve? Get inspired by some of the best dressed stars of 2014 and sew yourself a glamorous gown to start the new year in style! Shop the sale and enter the coupon code NYE2014 to save!

Celebrity Style Inspiration: The BurdaStyle Hourglass Lace Gown

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We enlisted your help to choose the pattern for Denise Wild’s upcoming Sew-Along, and the stunning Hourglass Lace Gown was the top pick. This glamorous gown will definitely have all eyes on you- making it the perfect choice for a holiday event or New Year’s party. Get inspired by these stylish celebrities dazzling in similar styles and join us for the sew-along!

Draft your own Personal 5 Piece Sloper or Pattern Block Collection! Now at a Special Price!

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Meg’s upcoming 6 session in depth course shows you have to draft a full sloper/pattern block collection— bodice, skirt, pant, and dress— so you can draft any kind of design. See member projects using slopers and pattern blocks, from day dresses and children’s PJs to 1950s party dresses! Also watch Meg’s promo to see if this course is a perfect fit for you (pun intended). As a special early Black Friday promotion we are offering the course for you to take at only $49.99!!!

The Best Skirt Shape for Your Body Type

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This month, you can learn to Draft and Develop Your Own Personal Sloper Library with a fun new course. Today, we show you the best skirt shape for your body type so you know just what to make with that perfectly fitted sloper! See how to flatter petite, curvy, athletic, and hourglass figures.

Top 10 Knit and Jersey Patterns and Web Seminars

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This month is all about knit and jersey fabrics! Shop two web seminars for sewing knit and stretch fabrics, a knitwear design kit, and 10 of our most popular patterns in stretch knits.

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