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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!


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%!


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


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!


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


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


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.

10 Thoughts Everyone has While Sewing their Own Halloween Costume (in GIFs!)


Are you sewing your own Halloween costume this year? We know exactly what you’re thinking!

DIY Halloween Costume: Scandal's Olivia Pope


Transform yourself into everyone’s favorite Washington “fixer,” Scandal‘s Olivia Pope. Make a DIY Olivia Pope Halloween costume with patterns you’ll want to wear all fall and winter long.

DIY Halloween Costume: Frozen's Elsa and Anna


Make one of 2014’s holiday hits, a Disney’s Frozen Halloween costume. Make an Anna or Elsa costume for a fun and frosty holiday look using Burda patterns.

Fall 2014 Fabric Trends to Try


Don’t miss a quick refresher on a few of our favorite fall 2014 fabric trends. Try a new texture, or find a print to try in the upcoming Fabric Design with Illustrator and Photoshop design course. Fall sewing starts now!

DIY Halloween Costume: Katniss Everdeen


Love The Hunger Games? Sew up a DIY Katniss Everdeen Halloween costume! These BurdaStyle patterns are perfect for Halloween, and you can wear them all year round.

Celebrity Style Inspiration: Blake Lively


Steal American bombshell style from red carpet fixture Blake Lively. These dresses are inspired by her best looks this year.

Top 5 Shirt Patterns to Try in the Shirtmaking Web Seminar


Next week’s web seminar covers how to create better-than-ready-to-wear shirt collars and plackets. We’re gearing up with a few of this season’s best selling blouse patterns on the site! See which 5 tops you should be making after Shirtmaking: Perfecting Points and Plackets.


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