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Sew Your Own Workout Tank

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I have been making leggings, and athletic wear for years and I absolutely love working with (and wearing) these types of fabrics. I even have a workout wear course where you’ll learn how to now only sew, but draft your own athletic and yoga wear. Sew along with me in this post where I show how I sewed our Athletic Tank pattern from the 01/2017 issue.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Pants Project Debut

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Debuting my finished outfit! Both my pants and off the shoulder blouse turned out great and I love how they look together. Read on to see more outfit pictures as well as some member variations, and even my next project pattern plan.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Sewing My Pants Part Two

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I’m excited to share the final steps in sewing my High Waist Trousers. This week I sew up the waistband, put together the pants, and install the zipper.

Sewing Lesson: Leather Moto Jacket #113A 01/2017

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The cool alternative to a blazer. This must-have is now also making an appearance at the office! Follow this sewing lesson to make our Leather Moto Jacket sewing pattern that debuted in our Most Wanted pattern collection from the January 2017 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this edgy biker jacket.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Sewing My Pants

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Happy 2017 BurdaStylers! Last week I cut out my pants pattern and sewed an entire dress to wear for New Year’s Eve. Read on to see the dress and my first steps in sewing my High Waist Trousers.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Cutting Out

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Hi BurdaStylers! I hope you all had a fabulous holidays, I had a little break myself and now I’m excited and eager to get back to work and sewing. This week I cut out my pants patterns that I debuted a couple weeks ago, and when I finished cutting them out I realized New Year’s Eve was in two days so I printed, cut out, sewed, and finished a dress to wear to the occasion! Read more to see it all…

DIY Pleated Skirt

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Turn pre-pleated fabric and some elastic into a fabulous skirt that sews together in an hour (or less), and you don’t even need a sewing pattern! Read on to see the tutorial, you can make this skirt to wear out tonight…

Sewing Lesson: Oversized Pullover #121 12/2016

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Presenting the perfect after-work project! The super-sized pullover can be sewn in a few hours – even if you are a sewing beginner! Follow this sewing lesson to make our Oversized Pullover sewing pattern that debuted in our Festive Season pattern collection from the December 2016 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this comfy winter staple garment.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Pants Pattern Debut!

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The votes are in and #2 the High Waist Trousers won by one vote! Thanks again to all who voted, I really do appreciate it and now I can start making these pants. Read on to see my first steps in creating these high waist trousers as well as what matching top pattern I’m sewing!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Vote on My Next Project!

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Last week I wrapped up my floral dress Mash Up and it turned out great. I need your help again to decide which pattern to “Mash Up” next! This time around I’m looking to make a brand new pair of pants, but can’t seem to decide between these four styles. Read on to vote…

How to Make a Faux Fur Shrug

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This season I have and had a lot of special occasions where I want to keep warm and still look elegant! I decided to make a fur shrug to keep my back and arms cozy while being the most stylish one in the room. Read on to see how I made my own fur shrug using this pattern

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Floral Dress Reveal!

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Hi BurdaStylers! It feels so good to photograph something I have made again, it has been a while since I have done so. I have finished my Mash Up of our Long Sleeve A-Line Dress and it turned out great. I love the bright floral and the easy silhouette (perfect for around the holidays, haha). Read on to see how I finished the hem and more pictures of my dress…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Dress Progress Report 3

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I made some serious progress in my dress this week including sewing the front flounce, attaching the sleeves, elasticating the sleeve hems and installing the neckline facing! Whew, that was a lot of sewing. Read on to see my next steps in sewing our Long Sleeve A-Line Dress with my signature “Meg” twist…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Dress Progress Report 2

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Hi BurdaStylers! Today has been a good week, I returned from the Minneapolis Original Sewing & Quilt Expo and got right back to sewing. I made some great progress in my dress and in this post I go over cutting out my dress and sewing the bodice panel seams! As I’m sewing this dress together I love the fabric even more and I can’t wait for my first fitting.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Dress Progress Report 1

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Hi BurdaStylers! Last week I revealed that our Long Sleeve A-Line Dress pattern was voted the winner for my new Mash Up project pattern. This week I worked on the pattern and made my tweaks…

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