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


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…

Quick Guide to Working with Linen


Linen – the classic summer fabric. From safari style to everyday chic, linen is coming back in a new way. Read on to see the best ways of working with and sewing linen fabrics…

Everyday Exotic: 6 NEW Plus Size Patterns


These fashions include subtle details that make them absolutely beloved for everyday and office wear alike from the 04/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

Denver Fashion Week Recap


When I was last in Denver Colorado, I had the chance to attend Denver Fashion Week with Ellen March from Sew News! We went on day 5 – which was the unconventional models nights and when the local Denver fashion designers showed their Spring 2018 collections. Read on to see some of my favorite looks!

Featured Member: Evmorales


Today we are highlighting the sewing style of power member, Certified BurdaStyle instructor, and Member Model Challenge winner Elsie Verónica Morales Irizarry, aka Verónica! Read on to see what she made for her civil wedding, her past and present sewing studios, and her winning dress look…

DIY Binder Bookmark!


Bookmark for sewing – These trendy bookmarks help to organize any calendar or day planner. In addition, they are also perfect gifts that can be made from fabric scraps. How these bookmarks are made is explained in the steps below…

Retro Restyle: New Retro Pattern!


A design as light as spring itself: This 50s blouse is still one that shines bright today!

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


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…

Adjust for a Flat Bottom


Do your new trousers form unattractive horizontal folds below the seat? This is caused by too much length here. We’ll show you how to professionally adjust for this, just read below…

Sports Luxe: 9 NEW Sporty Patterns


Right off the bat, the season starts with timeless cuts that are both sporty and fun from the 04/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine. These are styles that can be worn on the fairway as easily as at the office or a weekend trip with the family.

BurdaStyle Magazine 04/2018 Lookbook!


We are so exited to bring you a digital preview of the 04/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine – and now you’re able to shop all the patterns included in this issue! No more waiting week to week for the latest pattern collection release, simply flip through and start sewing your April issue patterns right now. From the office to the golf course, this issue is filled with styles that will get you excited about Spring sewing. Read on to see the lookbook…

DIY Binder Pencil Case


This trendy pencil case is a must have in any organizer! It doesn’t need to be the beginning of the new year or back to school season to get organized – read on to see how you can easily assemble this dazzling little case to add to your planner…

March Round Up & April Plans!


I can’t believe it is April already! March was a super busy month for me travelling and sewing up a storm – but I still managed to get some sewing done and so did our amazing #burdachallenge2018 community. I have some big plans for April and eager to get started on my projects. Read on to see what our members made in March and my April plans…

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


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!

It's National Serger Month!


April is National Serger Month! A couple of years ago I sewed up some leather leggings for National Serger Month on the serger and this year I was excited to make (and wear) this all sewn on the serger fur skirt!


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