Dress Like Royalty This Spring!


The Duchess of Cambridge has a knack for selling out the dresses she’s seen wearing in record time. Check out this stunning, sophisticated style Kate Middleton has been wearing out and about this week… and make your own!

How-to Video: Sew the Starburst Skirt


In this week’s new BurdaStyle Video, learn how to sew the Starburst Skirt!

Pattern of the Week Style Guide: Tank Dress with Gathered Skirt


This week’s featured pattern has a lovely feminine cut with a deep scoop neckline. Check out our styling picks for a little fashion inspiration! You’ll want to wear this dress everywhere this spring, from brunch to a date in the park!

The Making of a Sweetheart Summer Dress


Last week I presented this web seminar where I demonstrated every sewing step of sewing our Sweetheart Dress pattern and more! I loved making this dress very much, and it fits so beautifully.

Pattern Drafting: Learn How to Develop your own Personal Bodice and Skirt Slopers


Learn how to manipulate basic slopers and add design elements to create new patterns! Sign up for Monday’s web seminar!

Turquoise Oasis: 13 Desert Inspired Designs


Transform your sewing studio into a desert oasis with these bohemian summer designs, like floaty batwing tops and skirts. These patterns are from the April 2011 issue of Burda Style magazine.

Member Model Challenge: Pleated Designer Dress


We have an exciting new contest series for our members to participate in, and it is open to everyone! As you may or or may not know we are starting to release these exclusive new designer-esque patterns previously only available in older issues of the German edition of burda style magazine. These patterns only have a sketch as the pattern’s preview image, and this is where we NEED YOUR HELP!

Wedding Trends: Bridal Fashion Week Spring 2015


A few of our favorite looks from the dreamiest, most romantic fashion week of them all!

Illustrator, Etsy, Sewing Techniques & MORE!


Did you miss one of our fabulous web seminars? If you were not able to sign-up for the live event, but still want all of the amazing tips and techniques presented in our web seminar series, You can get them on-demand here!

Sewing Lesson: Pleated Mini Skirt 118A 08/2011


Here is an easy to follow sewing lesson for our Inverse Pleated Mini Skirt sewing pattern that debuted in our Grey Gardens from the August 2011 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this wrapped mini skirt perfect for spring!

Get Back to Basics with the Latest Collection Kit


The latest kit features 9 of our best loved wardrobe staples, all for $24.99! Get the Back to Basics pattern collection for a limited time only.

How-to Video: Sew the Jessica Bikini


In this video Meg will take you through step-by-step on how to make the Jessica Bikini!

Couture Challenge: A peplum-sleeve dress.


Behind the Seams with Marina von Koenig

One couture project a month seems to be a tangible goal for a mother with two active kids, and so I have decided to continue with my monthly challenge and make another project based on a Burdastyle pattern. My last month’s project, an Alençon lace skirt, proved to be a versatile addition to my wardrobe.

Selling: How to Monetize your Sewing


Learn how to profit from your sewing projects! Sign up for Thursday’s web seminar!

Field of Dreams: 11 Feminine Designs


You’ll find soft and dreamy dresses for every day, from long sleeved bib styles to flirty tanks. Plus, look for simple tops and pants! These patterns are from the April 2011 issue of Burda Style magazines.


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