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Meg's Magazine Mash Up 04/2018: Part 3


This week I pleat, gather, and attach the skirt to my bodice and while doing so I had an accident and created a hole right in the middle of my garment! Not to worry, I found a perfect solution and I’m so close now to finishing my ruffle dress.

Italy Style Guide!


Some spots are still open or our BurdaStyle Fashion Tour of Italy in September – and if you want to come and avoid being on the waiting list, register before May 15th 2018 to secure your spot! Myself and Ellen March from Sew News magazine (see her post about it here) will be going on the tour this year, and I know I have to start planning what to make and pack. I know it seems far away, but it’s never to early to start planning. Read on to see some pattern suggestions and what to wear for the trip, along with some feedback from last year’s tour…

BurdaStyle Magazine 04/2018 Lookbook!

We are so exited to bring you a digital preview of the 04/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine – and now you’re able to shop all the patterns included in this issue! No more waiting week to week for the latest pattern collection release, simply flip through and start sewing your April issue patterns right now. From the office to the golf course, this issue is filled with styles that will get you excited about Spring sewing. Read on to see the lookbook…

Transform Fabric Scraps into Spring Napkins!


Ecological and sustainable – more of it, please! Stop using disposable napkins and sew up your own using little scraps of fabrics, or just have a little yardage left from a project? Sew them up into fun napkins for your Springtime entertaining. Read on to see how to make…

Royal Baby Style


This morning it was announced that Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate gave birth to a little baby boy! Being fans of the royal family – we were thrilled to hear the news and is making us even more excited for the upcoming royal wedding. All this baby talk is making us think of all the adorable baby pattern we have here on BurdaStyle.com, and have compiled our favroite inspired by the new royal baby – the 5th heir to the throne…

Modern Classics: 8 NEW Sewing Patterns


Unexpected and new style elements are a breath of fresh air for favorite (business) classics like the poplin blouse, trench coat and blazer. This collection is from the 04/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

Elevate Your Blouse with These Sporty Cuffs!


BRIGHT BANDS – Originally found only on blouson jackets and sweatshirts, sporty knit bands now appear on blouses and tops.

FREE Sew-Along: Dress for Success!


Our latest FREE sew-along is now live! Learn how to sew up a BurdaStyle Dress pattern (standard & plus sizes avaliable) and get a chance to win a brand new sewing machine – just register here. Read on to learn more and the patterns included and see the promo video.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 04/2018: Part 2


My ruffled collar dress is coming along great and this week I focussed on finishing up the bodice. Read on to see my next sewing steps…

Quick Guide to Working with Linen


Linen – the classic summer fabric. From safari style to everyday chic, linen is coming back in a new way. Read on to see the best ways of working with and sewing linen fabrics…

Everyday Essentials: 6 NEW Plus Size Patterns


These fashions include subtle details that make them absolutely beloved for everyday and office wear alike from the 04/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

Denver Fashion Week Recap


When I was last in Denver Colorado, I had the chance to attend Denver Fashion Week with Ellen March from Sew News! We went on day 5 – which was the unconventional models nights and when the local Denver fashion designers showed their Spring 2018 collections. Read on to see some of my favorite looks!

Featured Member: Evmorales


Today we are highlighting the sewing style of power member, Certified BurdaStyle instructor, and Member Model Challenge winner Elsie Verónica Morales Irizarry, aka Verónica! Read on to see what she made for her civil wedding, her past and present sewing studios, and her winning dress look…

DIY Binder Bookmark!


Bookmark for sewing – These trendy bookmarks help to organize any calendar or day planner. In addition, they are also perfect gifts that can be made from fabric scraps. How these bookmarks are made is explained in the steps below…

Retro Restyle: New Retro Pattern!


A design as light as spring itself: This 50s blouse is still one that shines bright today!


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