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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…

Let us introduce: Greenery!

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This is Pantone’s color of 2017: a yellowy-green shade full of energy and freshness. As the Pantone Institute stressed when introducing it, the color is a symbol for new beginnings. So let the journey begin in our closets and on our sewing tables. To follow this trend we need fabric in all shades of green and patterns with a plain cut as the strong color will look vibrant on its own.

Pattern Play with Sew News Magazine

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I’m super excited to announce that I’m the latest contributor for Sew New Magazine’s “Pattern Play” column! In each upcoming issue I’ll be altering, sewing and putting my own spin on a BurdaStyle pattern, read on to see the latest transformation from the Feb/Mar 2017 issue of Sew News.

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!”

Quick Tip: Sewing on a Button

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If you are either sewing on a button that fell off or your sewing a button onto a freshly made garment, try sewing it this way to prevent it from falling off (again)…

Sunday Best: 5 NEW Children's Sewing Patterns

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These charming styles are perfect for when children need to dust the dirt off their knees and look their best. This collection from the February 2017 issue of BurdaStyle is both formal and youthful.

DIY Belted Cape

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Transform a rectangle of fabric into a wearable cape. It is just what everyone needs – an easy-to-sew cape that makes a chic addition to every look everywhere and always! Read on to see how to make your own…

Come See Us This Spring at an Expo Near You

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BurdaStyle is going to be at the Spring 2017 Original Sewing and Quilt expo events! Read on to see where we are headed and when…

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 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.

February Magazine Kit

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Introducing our latest magazine kit which includes all the sewing pattern styles from one issue of BurdaStyle magazine. Our latest release is the entire 02/2014 issue, click to see some of our favorite included styles and how to mix and match the patterns…

Quick Tip: Ironing Various Fabrics

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Knowing how to iron and press certain fabrics is difficult, because the last thing you want to do is ruin your garment. Read on to see how to iron cotton, wool, velvet, sequins and more!

BurdaStyle Academy: February & March 2017 Course Calendar

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

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.

Grammy's Trends '17

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Last night the Grammy’s red carpet brought an, er, interesting mix of fashion choices. I’ll be honest it was not my favorite red carpet. It’s the Grammy’s though and it’s a chance for most celebrities and artists to take “risks” that they wouldn’t usually at an even like the Golden Globes and Oscar. Most of those risks included what I’m going to say needed lots of fashion tape if you get my drift. Alas, here are some of the best looks from music’s biggest night.

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