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Sew These Garment Patterns With One Yard of Fabric


Whether you’re trying to clear out the “leftovers” bin in your fabric stash or don’t want to spend a boatload at the fabric store, patterns that only require one yard of fabric is a clear win. We’ve rounded up 10 garment patterns that you can make with only one yard of fabric!

Sewing Lesson: Palazzo Pants 106C 04/2016


Check out the next sewing lesson for our Palazzo Pants sewing pattern that debuted in our Boho Spirit pattern collection from the April 2016 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew these pair of vibrant pants that both embody comfort and style.

How to Make a Fabric Journal


Hi BurdaStylers! If you haven’t already taken this sewing survey, you should because you get this little journal notebook sewing pattern… as well as be entered to win a $500 shopping spree at Shop Sew it All! I did the survey myself and sewed up the fabric journal pattern for myself. I enjoy taking little surveys and ones specifically that ask me about sewing, I did it while sitting in a cafe and it was lovely. Read below to see how I sewed the journal pattern I got together!

Sewing Lesson: Fringe Jacket 122 05/2016


Check out our next sewing lesson for our Fringe Jacket sewing pattern that debuted in our Free Style pattern collection from the May 2016 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this jacket that will take you street style to the next level! Fringe has never been easier to sew…

Leather Pocket


Check out this DIY to see how you can add accent and contrast pockets to your garments!

How to Sew a Micro-Bag


This purse is so small it can be considered jewelry! Wear around the neck or on shoulder for a more traditional application. This bag is small but mighty – let it carry those little essentials. Check out this DIY to see how to draft and sew one of these trendy bags for yourself. Time to break out that scrap leather! If you don’t have any leather to sew this mini bag in, just double interface a little piece of fabric.

Sewing Lesson: A-Line Cocktail Dress 122 03/2016


Check out our next sewing lesson for our A-Line Cocktail Dress sewing pattern that debuted in our Bridesmaid Dresses pattern collection published in the March 2016 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this perfect summer special occasion dress.

Make a Garment in an Hour or Less


Have you ever watched wondered how the designers on Project Runway are able to construct garments in such a short time frame? Us too! If you want to give you hands a go at a quick garment turnaround, try any of these five projects that will only take you an hour or less. You make have to make a few short cuts here and there but you will be wearing a new piece of fantastic clothing in nearly no time at all.

Sewing Lesson: Faux Crocodile Purse 113 12/2015


Did you all see the lovely Faux Crocodile Purse in yesterday’s collection Out Cold? It is gorgeous, and has a sew along! Read on to see the pictured step on how to make yourself this versatile purse…

1 Pattern 3 Different Ways!


We are debuting this new pattern from the Burda Easy series of sewing patterns, and it sure is easy to sew! The best part about this new pattern is that with the one pattern download you can easily make three different styles. The instructions include images to sew each of these variations that are loose, flowy, and easy to wear and sew. Read more to find out more and see all the different ways you can make this pattern work for you.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Sewing My Everyday Trousers


I was away last week so I didn’t start sewing my trousers until the weekend (that is when I like to sew anyway). In this post I show the assembly of the pants and front hip pockets. I bought really nice medium-weight black stretch cotton and stretch silver lamé to panel together. I have one side seam complete so I was able to slip on the pant and I think I have to make a few crotch adjustments. Check out my first sewing progress report for our everyday trousers pattern, and sew along with me!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Everyday Trousers Pattern Drafting!


I last revealed which pattern I was going to “mash up” next, and with the help of all of you our, Everyday Trousers was chosen! In this next progress report I show how I altered just the paper pattern in preparation of sewing these up. I haven’t mashed up a pair of pants in a while, so I am excited for these.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Everyday Trousers Pattern Reveal!


So on my last Mash Up’s project reveal I asked you guys to comment on which pattern you’d like to see me ‘Mash Up’ next, and it was a close call but in the end I picked our Everyday Trousers! I wanted to put my spin on these simple pants.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: Wrap Dress Project Done!


Here it is, my final project debut using our Wrap Dress with Sash sewing pattern. The end project turned out great, and I can’t wait to wear it come the warmer weather!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: Wrap Dress Progress Report Three!


So this week I finished my Wrap Dress with Sash! I had some twists and turns along the way (not enough fabric, cutting out the facing) but it’s done, and you can see the reveal next week! But first, check out my final steps to finish up this pattern.


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