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


This week in my progress of sewing our wrap dress with sash I completed the sleeve and stitched together the back panels and facings! Check out my step-by-step images so you can sew along too. Note to self: sheer chiffon fabrics are not pleasant to work with… all of these steps took patience and double the pins.

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


I took last week off, so I put off my sewing until this week once all my traveling and holidays dinners were over with. Yesterday and today I worked on putting the pattern together, drafting changes and cutting out the pattern. As all sewers know… easier said than done (and takes a while). But the effort and time you put into prepping the pattern and the fabric, make then sewing process run smoother and then end garment fit better!

A Year of Meg's Mash Ups in Review, and Bundled Together for you!


It has been a long year, and I have completed 10 mash ups… well almost 10. I am working on my wrap dress with sash as we speak! My goal was 12 (in 2015 I won’t stop until I do 12) but I still think 10 is great, and I wanted to compile the BurdaStyle sewing patterns I used for my 2014 mash ups for you so you can go back and look at my sewing tutorials posts and sew along. For a limited time you can purchase all 10 sewing patterns here in a bundle! Read more to see my favorite mash ups from the year and also some awesome member variations.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: Wrap Dress Pattern Debut!


Last week and I debuted my cape mash up I asked you guys what pattern I should mash up next! Many of you said our Wrap Dress with Sash pattern would be a good choice for me, so I decided to take it on as my next mash up pattern I am excited to get started on this dress. Check out what fabric I chose to make it in…

Patterns you can Sew with 1 Yard of Fabric or Less!


We all have those fabric stashes with leftover yardage from previous sewing projects. You can easily turn those small fabric pieces into a new sewing project. Check out all the sewing patterns you can make with only 1 yd of fabric or less… and we are not just talking about small “fabric crafts”. You can make tops, skirts, shorts, and more!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: Cape Debut!


I finally finished my cape with hood project for my Mash Up! I am in love with the final project, as this is my first cape I have ever made (and even worn)!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: Progress Report and Sneak Peek of New Course!


This week I FINISHED my cape! As soon as I tried on the finished cape I was super excited and had moment (this was my first cape that I have made). The project came together nicely at the end, so check out my final sewing steps as I finish this stylish cape pattern up! Plus at the end of the post you can see a sneak peek into my newly developed course starting soon.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: Cape Progress Report Two


I’m excited to share my progress from this week as I started assembling the hood part of the cape. Check out how far I can have come this week and sew along!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: Cape Progress Report


Last week I revealed that I am going to make our Cape with Hood sewing pattern and you can check out that post here. I made good progress this week including cutting out the pattern and doing the first few sewing steps. Sew along with me and check out what I have accomplished so far. I know many of you have the pattern (I saw it was the #1 sold pattern from last week) so why not take this opportunity to make it along with me!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: Cape Pattern Reveal

What inspired me to pick our Cape with Hood pattern for my next mash up for you to sew along with, was our Bundle Up Sale (and the fact that I have no cool jackets to wear this season)! We have marked down 30 jacket and coat patterns until Oct 31st including the Cape with Hood which I will be documenting my progress on each week as part of my latest Mash Up.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: Peplum Top Project Debut!


Voila! My dream denim suit is now complete and consists of my finished Split Neck Peplum Top and Straight Skirt in matching stretch denim fabric. As I said in my last week’s progress report I still needed to finish up the hand stitching, so check out my last step and the finished project.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: Peplum Top Progress Report


Last week I assembled a lot of the top portion of the pattern, and this week I focused on putting it all together. I am making our Split Neck Peplum Top and I am really liking it so far! Check out my progress this week in pictures so you can sew along too.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: Progress Report


Last week I made great progress on my Mash Up peplum top pattern. Check out my progress in pictures this week so you can sew along too!

Halloween Time: New Costume Sewing Patterns for the Whole Family!


Now is definitely the time to start planning (and sewing) your Halloween costumes for this year, and to help inspire you we have 19 new costume patterns from the Jan 2014 issue of bursa style magazine. Everything from women’s mermaid costumes to a money sack costume for baby!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: Pattern Reveal October


Hi BurdaStylers! Another month another mash up, but this time around I am doing things a little different so you guys can follow along and sew with me. Each week I am going to be posting my progress of each step so you’ll have time to do the same if you want or just observe. This month I decided to start making our Split Neck Peplum Top from our College Prep pattern collection.


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