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Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Vote On My Next Project!


Hi BurdaStylers! I’m finally back doing my Mash Ups after a busy break of travelling filming new courses and attending sewing expos (and also a sewing machine accident, ouch!). Now I need your help! I have narrowed it down to four sewing patterns and need assistance deciding which one to sew. I love your input, read on to see more and vote.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Wrap Dress Project Reveal!


Hi BurdaStylers! This past week I finished up sewing my Mash Up of our Wrap Dress 07/2016 pattern, and I love the end result! I had some alterations to do around the bust area, and there was a silver lining because I love the new strap placement I had to do. Read on to see my final steps in sewing this wrap dress…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Wrap Dress Part 1


This week I was busy sewing together my latest mash up dress that you all voted for (again, thanks everyone)! This posts focuses on the bodice of the dress, read on to see how I constructed it with binding.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Dress Pattern Debut!


The votes are in, and the winning dress pattern for me to sew next is our Wrap Dress sewing pattern! Thank you to all that voted, I just love seeing which pattern you choose for me. Read on to see my first steps in making this project as well as a kimono project debut and an event announcement…

Vote on My next Mash Up Pattern


It is voting time again! You all help me so much when it comes time to pick a new sewing pattern to “mash up” next. I appreciate your input and you all always pick the perfect pattern for the job. I want to make a dress that I can wear to some special occasions I have coming up and I’m stuck on which dress pattern to use! Read on to see the dress options and vote.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Dress Debut!


I finished my dress! This dress was so easy to sew, and I’m totally wanting to make the actual blouse version of this pattern now. Read on to see my last sewing steps and the dress reveal…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Peasant Blouse Pattern Reveal


Hi BurdaStylers! I’m back in the sewing groove and I started my next Mash Up using our Peasant Blouse pattern that you all voted on! Since I just finished sewing a blouse I decided to make this peasant top pattern into a dress. Read on to see more…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Blouse Project Reaveal


Hi BurdaStylers! I’m back after a CRAZY hectic couple of weeks. I know last time I posted about this Mash Up I said I was going to photograph and post it the week after… Then we decided to move and I had to go back to F+W studios to film a new course for BurdaStyle Academy. It ended up working out great because I brought my finished blouse to photograph in studio while filming, and the images turned out fabulous! Read on to see more…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Blouse Progress Report


Earlier this week I posted about sewing up our Long Sleeve Blouse pattern for my next Mash Up! Well I was a busy bee this week sewing, and actually finished it! Read on to see how I sewed this blouse together.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Blouse Pattern Reveal


Hi BurdaStylers! Thank you ALL again for voting on my next mash up pattern, it was very helpful and I love your input. The poll came to such a close tie (by 1%) between the Long Sleeve Blouse and the Peasant Blouse… so I decided to make BOTH! You can never have to many summer blouses right? I’m going to start with the long sleeve blouse pattern. Read on to see how I modified the pattern and cut it out of lovely printed silk linen.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Vote on My next Blouse Project!


Hi BurdaStylers! Thanks for all your wonderful feedback on my last Mash Up, the Gold Godet Skirt. I need your help once again. You are are just so good at helping me choose the next sewing pattern I should put my own spin on. This time I am determined to make a blouse pattern, select your favorite and vote below…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Gold Godet Skirt Reveal!


Hi BurdaStylers! Here is my finished gold godet skirt, and it fits great (and is fun to wear). This skirt I decided is still a work in progress, sure I finished sewing it and did some super awesome embroidery on it. But I want to embroider it more! I want to add a new motif every month for the next year, just to the panel piece, thoughts? Read on to see how I embroidered the piece and some more images of my final project.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Gold Godet Skirt Progress Report 3


Hi BurdaStylers! This week I played with my Brother embroidery machine to finish off my godet skirt. I actually finished sewing it in one sewing session last week, but I only covered some of my sewing steps in my last post. Read on to see how I installed the facing and zipper as well as finish the hem (I used a fancy double roll hem foot).

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Gold Godet Skirt Progress Report 2


Hi BurdaStylers! I took the dive into starting to sew my gold godet skirt mash up this week. Let’s just say, once I started sewing I couldn’t stop! I finished sewing the skirt in 1 1/2 hours, excluding the embroidery though (super excited to start on that though). In this post I focus on the first half of sewing this skirt… mainly inserting those panels!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Gold Godet Skirt Progress Report 1


Hey there BurdaStylers! I’m excited to finally have a start on my gold skirt, the hard (well not as fun) part is over with and now I can get sewing it. Check out this post to see more as well as two other special projects that I finished up over the weekend…


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