First Blush: 7 Soft Patterns

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Get a crush on these soft and sweet patterns in shades of pink with tiers of ruffles, lots of ruching, and three pretty tops. These designs are from the July 2010 issue of Burda Style magazine. All instructions for previously published patterns have been updated.

Trend Spotting: Paris Couture Fashion Week

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Fall/Winter Haute Couture fashion week is well underway, and among the lavish, avante-garde creations floating down the runways, we’ve picked out some totally wearable (and sewable!) looks from Chanel.

Design and Make your own Swimwear: Introducing the Swimsuit Sloper

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Previously and with great success we launched our Bodice and Skirt Slopers as well as our Pant Sloper. We love the aspect of transforming a basic template “sloper” and modifying it to make your own design. We developed this Swimwear Sloper to be easily adaptable. Transform it into a retro style maillot, a bikini, or an edgy one-piece with cutouts!

Digital Pattern Drafting with Adobe Illustrator

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Do you love creating your own sewing patterns – but wish there was an easier, quicker way? Read more here about the new online course for Digital Pattern Drafting with Adobe Illustrator!

Sewing Sheer Fabric Styles

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There are a number of creative ways to incorporate sheer fabrics into a style. Whether you’re sewing a fully sheer garment or adding in a see-through sliver here and there, everyone can rock this trend.

Featured Member: Sweetharte

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Meet our latest featured member, Laura Harte aka Sweetharte! Read on for Frankenstein-ing clothes, embroidery inspiration, the importance of fabric, and how to pull off any style.

Web Seminar! Business: Get Started Teaching Sewing

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If you love sewing and are eager to pass your skills on to other then Monday’s Web Seminar is PERFECT for you! Sign up here for Monday’s Web Seminar!

Open Air: 11 Summer Patterns

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These frocks, gowns, and blouses cover the summer party circuit, from office lunches to formal garden parties and late night dance parties. Start a festive season with bright satins and metallics! These designs are from the July 2014 issue of Burda Style magazine.

Dressing For Work In The Summer Heat

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If your office has a dress code, or you wear a suit to work everyday, getting dressed every morning can be a sweaty experience! Unless you have the option of wearing a tank top and short-shorts, here are a few ways to beat the heat and still look professional.

June 2014 Favorites

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Take a look at the best selling patterns for the month of June!

New at BurdaStyle Videos: Romantic Maxi Dress

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This picturesque gown has a soft, floaty feel and looks stunning as both a formal garment or everyday wear! Watch the video here!

Sew these men's trends from Paris Fashion Week!

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Men ruled the runways at Paris Fashion Week, sporting dazzling designs from fashion’s biggest names. Check out some of our favorite styles and get inspired to add a touch of “Je ne sais quoi” to your next menswear project!

Buttoned Up: 8 Essential Patterns

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Fill out your wardrobe with basics every woman needs: slim fit khakis, an interesting blazer, striped tank, and white blouse. These patterns are from the July 2010 issue of Burda Style magazine. All instructions to previously published patterns have been updated.

Silk Moto Jacket

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I made and finished this jacket a couple weeks ago from our Silk Motorcycle Jacket. This was definitely my toughest sewing project so far in 2014 and I’m so happy with the way it turned out! My past jackets that I have made in the last little while have been out of stretch fabrics like double jersey and stretch leather, so it was fun figuring out and fitting this jacket.

Soda Fountain: 6 New Plus Size Patterns

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Six new dress patterns are sweeter than a mix from the soda fountain. Lace bodices, puffed sleeves, and summer’s essential maxi dress are a little sophisticated and a little rock and roll. These patterns are from the July 2014 issue of Burda Style magazine.

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