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Last Chance to Become a Certified BurdaStyle Teacher!

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Our BurdaStyle Certification Course launched in September and it has been amazing so far! Registration for this course session ends October 31st, so now is the time to be a part of this interactive course to become a BurdaStyle Certified Teacher. Read on to learn more, see some of the projects students and I have made for the course and read some testimonials of students who have passed and are now certified.

LAST CHANCE: Sew Your Own Jean Jacket!

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Today is the LAST DAY that you can register FOR FREE in our Jean Jacket Sew-Along! Read on to learn more and see what our members have created so far…

Learn How to Sew an Embroidered Jean Jacket!

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It seems you can’t go anywhere without seeing an embroidered denim jacket, they are so on-trend this season and guess what? You can sew one yourself! Read on to learn more and register for FREE

FREE Sew-Along: Only 1 Week Left

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Only 1 more week left to learn how to sew this knit maxi dress for FREE! Read on to see some of our member variations of this dress pattern and how you can make your own too…

FREE Sew-Along: Starts Today!

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Starting today you can register for our FREE sew-along to learn how to make a knit maxi dress and have a chance to win one of several products used in the sew-along! It was really fun putting together this sew-along and making our Maxi Dress pattern from the 04/2017 issue.

Become a Certified BurdaStyle Instructor

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We have an exciting new certification course that we’ve been working on for a while now and I filmed back in April. The BurdaStyle Certification Course features many core techniques, sew-alongs and downloadable patterns, and the certification process is not only for those pursuing a teaching career, but for anyone who has a passion for sewing. Read on to learn more and watch the promo…

BurdaStyle Academy: May & June 2017 Course Calendar

Here is the second half of May & all of June 2017 course calendar! If you want to start right away check out all our on-demand courses as well.

Advanced Pattern Making

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I have a brand new course starting in a couple of days entitled Pattern Making Skills for the Advanced Sewist and I’m really excited about it! I wanted to develop and film a course that teaches more advanced pattern making techniques for those who have taken my other beginner pattern making courses. Read on to learn more and register…

Get a Better Fit: Tailoring & Styling for Tops, Dresses, Special Occasion & Vintage

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We all have a closet full of treasured garments that no longer fit our bodies, our lifestyles or the current fashion trends. So, what’s there to do?Tailor, mend or restyle them so they are again go-to wardrobe essentials.Learn how to recognize what garments can be adjusted and how to alter blouses, dresses, special occasion and vintage garments so they look great, maintain their balance and allow for comfort and movement.

Get a Better Fit: Tailoring & Styling for Pants, Skirts, Jackets & Coats

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We all have a closet full of treasured garments that no longer fit our bodies, our lifestyles or the current fashion trends. So, what can we do? Tailor, mend or restyle them so they are again go to wardrobe essentials. Learn how to recognize what garments can be adjusted and how to alter pants, skirts, or jackets so they look great, maintain their balance and allow for comfort and movement.

Pattern Drafting and Designing for Stretch Fabrics

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Slopers are the perfect starting point for designing and making your own sewing patterns and garments. Slopers are in essence the basic template for the pattern making process, and they are used to establish the fit of the body. So when you have a perfectly fitting sloper to your body, you’ll have a perfectly fitting garment!

Wedding Gowns: Design and Sewing Course

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Often I hear that creating a wedding gown is: “very difficult”, “hard-to-learn” and “demands many-years of experience, special education and unique talents”. People say, “It took me 3-4 weeks to make one wedding dress”, “I have to do a lot of fitting tests, torturing my client and myself” or “drafting a pattern is the hardest thing I’ve ever done!”

Sewing Fundamentals With Kenneth D. King

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Have you wondered just why couture clothing has such appeal? Are you curious about what is underneath the lining, and exactly why it contributes to such a polished product? Kenneth King explains his techniques and methods, presenting other options and ideas that can be substituted for a similar effect. His course is filtered through his point of view that you want to take the effort to build the best garment possible without wasting time. You can strive for the illusion of perfection, and Kenneth believes that you should put that effort where it shows.

Slopers 101: Drafting, Sewing & Fitting

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Have you ever thought of drafting your own set of pattern slopers? Pattern drafting can be an intimidating concept for those new to sewing. The truth is drafting your own set of pattern slopers is quite easy to do.

Sew and Draft Your Own Personal 7 Piece Workout Wear Collection

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We all know there is a shortage of athletic and workout wear sewing patterns out there, and they require specific pattern making and sewing techniques. That’s why we developed the Sew and Draft Your Own Personal 7 Piece Workout Wear Collection course with BurdaStyle’s very own, Meg Healy!

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