Factory Girl: 10 Menswear Inspired Patterns

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Trousers, blazers, and blouses in cool neutrals have model-off-duty style. This collection is from the August 2010 issue of Burda Style magazine. All instructions to previously published patterns have been updated.

DIY Designer Swimwear

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It’s hard to believe that July is coming to a close and that summer is already halfway over. There are only four more weeks left before we’ll be swapping out our swimsuits and summer dresses for the latest in fall fashion. Make the most of your dwindling beach days and create a swimsuit that really makes a splash!

The Swimsuit Sloper: Now Available in PLUS size!

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We are excited to now offer our popular swimsuit sloper in plus sizes! This swimsuit sloper is a must have when drafting and making your own swimwear patterns, the possibilities are endless!

This Thursday's Pattern Making/Grading Stretch Fabrics Web Seminar

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Featured Instructor: Donald Procunier

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Today’s interview talks color inspiration, designing statement pieces, and stitching with Madonna and Cher. Meet Donald Procunier, then sign up for his course on designing with mood boards!

Enter the Ultimate Button Lovers Sweepstakes

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Enter to win four $50 shopping sprees at ButtonLovers.com or a $350 grand prize drawing! Sweepstakes drawings and the Ultimate Button Lovers Sewing Contest will run from August 1 through August 31, courtesy of ButtonLovers.com. Rules below!

Pattern Making and Grading for Stretch Fabric Patterns

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This web seminar is for sewers wanting to learn about pattern making and grading for sewing patterns you want to sew in stretch fabric Sign-up here!

Ticket to Athens: 9 New Designs

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Go sight seeing in elegant style with this collection in camel, pastels, and metallics. Long lines and soft details fit into the beautiful architecture of Greek Islands. These patterns are from the August 2014 issue of Burda Style magazine.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: June Issue

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Finally made these shorts! I could have not asked for a better result, and the fit is perfectly loose. A while back I revealed which pattern I was making so you guys could follow along and make your own mash up. Check out how I made my shorts as well as see some other member variations of the shorts pattern.

Featured Instructor: Lauren Dahl

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Meet Lauren Dahl: seamstress, mom, jeans lover, and the instructor of our upcoming course on digital pattern drafting! Lauren is the owner of Pattern Workshop, the designer behind Selvage Designs, and the creative force behind the blog, BASTE + GATHER.

New at BurdaStyle Videos: How to Sew the Island Placket Dress

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This video will teach you valuable sewing techniques and clothing construction skills that will have you well on your way to tackling more advanced sewing projects! Watch a free preview here!

"The Next Level Knock-Off": Creating Patterns from Ready-to-wear Designs

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Learn how to transfer the fit and design of a ready-to-wear garment to a paper pattern! Read more here!

Congratulations to our Member Model Challenge Winner!

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After 4 great finalists, we have our winner! Congrats to Kalinah Khan for her pretty floral dress variation.

Midnight Circus: 12 Patterns for Evening

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The whimsy and romance of fall dressing is here with these jackets, blouses, and loose fitting dresses. These designs are from the August 2010 issue of Burda Style magazine. All instructions for previously published patterns have been updated.

The First All Petites Pattern Collection

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The first pattern collection just for petite figures! The BurdaStyle Best of: Petites Collection features three dresses, two basic tops, a tulle gown, sailor pants, a skirt, and cropped trousers, specially sized for shorter ladies.

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