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Meg's Magazine Mash Up 09/2017: Sewing Part 2


Last week I debuted which pattern from the September issue I was mashing up! It’s our High Neck Blouse, and this week I made some great progress on it. Read on to see my next steps in sewing this fall floral blouse…

Quick Tip: Cropped Hem


Here we show how a “cropped” hem is sewn. In this case, the method of whittling down a hem with tightly set zigzag stitches and is especially useful for cascades, frills and flounce hems.

Emmy Awards Fashion Recap


We recap our favorite looks and trends spotted on the 69th annual Emmy Awards red carpet, and also pair BurdaStyle patterns so you can sew the look!

See us Live: Project Swap


Sew News Project Swap – at Original Sewing & Quilt Expo! If you’re in Schaumburg, Illinois September 28, 29 & 30, 2017 stop on by the Sew News & BurdaStyle booth, we have an exciting event just for you…

Love is in Bloom: 10 NEW Sewing Patterns


Dark floral prints, feminine details like ruffles and shirring, and a cool layering style work together for trendy fashion with a touch of 90s flair. Romance is definitely in the air for this collection from the 09/2017 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine.

DIY: Halter Top


Hurry up! Bold vintage prints are everywhere this season. We used one to sew a halter top that is easy enough for beginners, read on to see how…

Sewing Lesson: Overlap Dress #116B 09/2017


It might not look like it, but the instructions for this glamorous dress style are very easy to understand. Just take it one step at a time and follow this sewing lesson to make our Overlap Dress pattern that debuted in our Oh So Sweet! pattern collection from the September 2017 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this dress for holiday season coming up.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 09/2017: Sewing Part 1


A new month equals a new mash up! This month I’m sewing up a blouse in a fall floral crepe that I know I will get a lot of wear out of. I’m excited to share the first steps in sew this blooming blouse…

Quick Tip: Sewing a Polo Placket Closure


If a blouse or a dress does not have a button closure all the way down to the hem, a polo closure is often incorporated to get in and out of the garment with ease (and not messing up your hair)! There are different types of polo closures, they can be sewn with two panels and also with a fabric strip or trimmings. We’ll show you how to sew a polo placket closure each way…

Oh So Sweet! 13 NEW Sewing Patterns


This collection from the 09/2017 issue of BurdaStyle magazine features feminine styles in candy colors inspired by the elegance of the early 60s to let you shine even on the rainiest of days. In both sizes 34 – 44 and 44 – 52!

Project Runway Recap, S 16, E3


We’re Sleeping Wear? The designers must incorporate surface embellishment techniques into sleepwear fashions for Heidi Klum’s Sleepwear Collection. The winning look will be mass produced for Heidi’s line.

DIY: Mini Triangle Purse


This mini bag of soft in leather will accompany you day and night and it’s easy to sew! With this bag you don’t need hardly any wrist accessories because it acts as both a bracelet and a bag. Read on to see how you can make one for yourself…

Learn How to Sew an Embroidered Jean Jacket!


It seems you can’t go anywhere without seeing an embroidered denim jacket, they are so on-trend this season and guess what? You can sew one yourself! Read on to learn more and register for FREE

Sewing for Good: Sewing Charities


Whether you have a few extra minutes to spare or a lot of extra fabric to share, a little generosity goes a long way when it comes to sewing for charity. Read on to learn about about nine sewing charities working hard to help you put your sewing talents to great use.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 08/2017: Reveal!


I was excited to finish up my coat this week and even take it for a spin. I wore it while fabric shopping and I got a ton of compliments. Read on to see more pictures and what pattern I’m “mashing up” from the September issue…


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