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Meg's Magazine Mash Up 04/2018: Part 3

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This week I pleat, gather, and attach the skirt to my bodice and while doing so I had an accident and created a hole right in the middle of my garment! Not to worry, I found a perfect solution and I’m so close now to finishing my ruffle dress.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 04/2018: Part 2

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My ruffled collar dress is coming along great and this week I focussed on finishing up the bodice. Read on to see my next sewing steps…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 04/2018: Part 1

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It was really hard to decide on a pattern to Mash Up from the 04/2018 issue since there were so many great patterns – and we also just launched our April 2018 Lookbook so you can shop ALL the patterns from the latest issue. After flipping through the magazine going back and fourth between possible Mash Up patterns, I went with our Ruffled Collared Dress since I already had the perfect fabric, and it is petite sized! Read on to see my first steps in sewing this dress…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 03/2018: Reveal!

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This month’s Mash Up I decided to sew up two garments instead of one – a “cardigan” and a pencil skirt to make a chic faux suede & fur outfit. I love the end result and how the fabrics look together, just need a swanky occasion to wear this to. Read on to see more images and a member variation!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 03/2018: Part 3

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Last week I so busy travelling and filming a new sew-along that I didn’t have time to post my Mash Up update! But today i’m back with how I sewed the skirt portion of my March Mash Up look together including altering the length and adding in an exposed zipper. I also do a last neckline alteration to the cape cardigan before I photograph the entire look.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 03/2018: Part 2

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I can’t believe it is almost the middle of March already, and this brings me to part 2 of my 03/2018 issue Mash Up which is coming along great. Last week I started sewing up our Open Cardigan using faux suede and fur, and also decided to make a matching skirt! Read on to see my next steps in sewing this cardigan…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 03/2018: Part 1

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My February Mash Up was such a success, and I’m so excited to jump into my March Mash Up! It took me a while to flip through the 03/2018 issue and determine what I wanted to make, and I narrowed down three patterns from this issue that I wanted to sew in our Burda Challenge February Round Up post here, but last minute I had a change of heart on which pattern I planned for my Mash Up.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2018: Reveal

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Since February is the shortest month of the year, I get to debut my finished Mash Up project even sooner! Now that I look at my finished dress, it almost doubles as a light coat – and I love it. The contrast between the off white twill to the faux leather is perfection and I wish I had more places to go to wear this outfit. Read on to see how I finished up sewing this dress and more project images…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2018: Part 3

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My faux leather trimmed wrap dress is coming along so great, and I can’t wait to debut it for you all soon! Also the digital pattern is now live and up here on BurdaStyle.com, so if you don’t subscribe to the magazine you can download the pattern here to sew along. This week I attach the wrap skirt to the bodice (in a different way than the instructions) and also assemble the sleeve.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2018: Part 2

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This week I focused on sewing together the skirt section of my dress and attached one of the faux leather panels with lots of topstitching! I love how this dress pattern is coming together and I can’t wait to wear it.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2018: Part 1

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I can’t believe it is February already! The first month of 2018 just flew by, and I sewed so many things as seen in our challenge wrap up post. And with a new month, comes a new Mash Up – and this week I start to sew the dress pattern I picked from the 02/2018 issue.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 01/2018: Reveal

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I’m so happy with how these leggings turned out, they are super comfy and I love the high waist! I even made a second pair and matching yoga top pattern from the same collection using a thicker supplex for the bottoms and a double faced jersey for the top which worked perfectly for the back drape. Read on to see more images…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 01/2018: Part 3

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This week I finished sewing my January Mash Up, and I’m so excited next week to debut it! I love these leggings so much I even whipped up another pair and a matching yoga top. This Burda Challenge is really inspiring to push myself and sew even more. These footed leggings are definitely going to be staple in my athletic pattern rotation and I’m sure I’ll make a couple more pairs with and without the “feet”. Read on to see how I sewed on the waistband and finished up these leggings…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 01/2018: Part 2

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The year is off to a great start so far! Last week I started sewing my January Mash Up and we joined the Burda Challenge 2018, so I think this year will be my biggest sewing year yet! I’ll be sewing my Mash Up every month PLUS at least 1 other garment using a BurdaStyle magazine pattern. But back to my current make, these footed leggings! Read on to see my next steps in constructing these cool and comfortable yoga pants…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 01/2018: Part 1

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I ended 2017 with a fuzzy warm sweater and I want to kick off the new year with something just as comfy, which is why I knew right away I wanted to sew something from our Time to Relax yoga collection. Read on to see which pattern I picked and my first steps in sewing…

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