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Home Sweet Home: 8 New Women's Sewing Patterns


Butterflies, flowers and striped prints give these outfits from the July 2016 issue of BurdaStyle magazine playful details that have a romantic fashion flair.

5 Reasons to Take On-Demand Courses With BurdaStyle Academy


Have you thought about taking one of our online classes, but it didn’t fit with your schedule? Good news! Now you can take our on-demand classes anytime!

The Burda Girl's Garment of Summer


Earlier this month I had the pleasure of sewing some summer garments for my BurdaStyle team mates Ty & Ali! I’m used to sewing things for myself, but it is always nice to make something for someone else and see them smile when they wear it. Read more about their summer garments below…

How to Make Your Own Wide Leather Belt


This DIY is all about the waist! Control full garments with a cinch at the waist, read on to see our two free belt patterns that you can use to make your waistline shine.

Sew Pre-Teen: 5 Sewing Patterns for Pre-Teen Girls


These jersey garments from the new July issue of BurdaStyle are so easy that little designers can sewn them themselves – with just a little help.

Sewing Lesson: Cutout Dress #112 06/2016


Follow this sewing lesson to make our Cutout Dress sewing pattern that debuted in our Queen of the Desert pattern collection from the June 2016 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this printed dress with cool cutouts. You won’t even need to wear a necklace with this dress!

Buy vs. Make: Summer Dress Edition


While I don’t think many of us are spending hundreds (or thousands!) of dollars on everyday summer dresses, there’s no harm in getting inspiration from looking at them. It’s amazing what you can do with your creativity and sewing skills to create a garment that looks like a thousand bucks, when it may have only cost you fifty bucks as well as a few enjoyable sewing hours. We’ve rounded up a few gorgeous designer dresses that we spotted at Net-A-Porter and paired them with nearly identical BurdaStyle dress patterns in this edition of Buy or Make so that you can get the look for way less.

Match Point: 10 New Women's Sewing Patterns


White and light grey combine for sporty and stylish looks from this collection from the July 2016 issue of BurdaStyle that complement glowing skin and the sophisticated details on these dresses, tops and skirts add an extra special touch.

DIY Cutouts


Often feared, here desired – cut holes in colorful jersey basics to make them uniquely yours!

Learn How to Take Any Pattern and Make It Your Size!


Once you’ve finished this online course, Pattern Grading for Plus Sizes, you’ll be able to take any pattern, whatever its size, and make it fit you!

Closet Swap: 14 New Plus Size Women's Sewing Patterns


Mothers and daughters can often have the same fashion sense with just a tweak of the details or a fresh fabric can make the difference and let the individual personality shine through.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Blouse Project Reaveal


Hi BurdaStylers! I’m back after a CRAZY hectic couple of weeks. I know last time I posted about this Mash Up I said I was going to photograph and post it the week after… Then we decided to move and I had to go back to F+W studios to film a new course for BurdaStyle Academy. It ended up working out great because I brought my finished blouse to photograph in studio while filming, and the images turned out fabulous! Read on to see more…

Most Popular Patterns of 2016 - So Far!


Here are the top 10 selling pattern of the first half of 2016. The list includes old favorites, which we’re sure you’ve seen or sewn before but we are happy to see new patterns published just this year on the list as well.

Free Mini Courses


Psstt! Have you heard about our FREE mini courses on BurdaStyle Academy?

Happy National Sewing Machine Day!


In honor of this great day, celebrating the machine that drives our passion for sewing clothes we love to wear, we’re giving away TWO sewing patterns for FREE!


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