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Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2017: Sewing Part 1

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Hi BurdaStylers! I made some great progress on my embroidered shift dress for my latest Mash Up. This week I finished up all the decorative stitching and assembled the front and back dress pieces. Read on to see…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2017: Cutting Out

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Hi BurdaStylers! Last week I revealed my January 2017 Mash Up and also picked my next Mash Up pattern which I started on this week! It is going to be a lot of work initially to get all the pieces embroidered, but will totally be worth it in the end. Read on to see my pattern alteration, cutting out, and decorative stitching steps…

Sewing Lesson: Bouclé Jacket #108 02/2017

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A classic cut with modern touches. This cropped bouclé jacket includes fringe details at the front bands and hems. Follow this sewing lesson to make our Bouclé Jacket sewing pattern that debuted in our Best of Bouclé pattern collection from the February 2017 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this classic jacket.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Workout Pants Reveal

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Hi BurdaStylers, here is my entire athletic outfit reveal complete with matching leggings, tank, and shoes! These were so much fun to make, and even more fun to wear. And with the reveal of one Mash Up comes the next one, read on to see which pattern from the 02/2016 I’m going to sew this month.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Workout Pants Part 2

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Hi BurdaStylers and welcome to February! In this second part of my Athletic Leggings mash up I sew in two different waistbands and finish up the hem.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Workout Pants

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Last week I shared the process of maying myself a new workout tank and now I obviously need pants to match! This will be my first mash up of 2017, and I’m starting with the January issue of BurdaStyle magazine. As I said in my resolutions post, every month my mash up will be from the current month’s issue. Here’s to one in twelve garments for the year… Read on to see my first steps in sewing our Athletic Leggings.

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!

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