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Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Vote on my Next Project!


Hi BurdaStylers! I’m finally back doing my Mash Ups after a busy break of travelling filming new courses and attending sewing expos (and also a sewing machine accident, ouch!). Now I need your help! I have narrowed it down to four sewing patterns and need assistance deciding which one to sew. I love your input, read on to see more and vote.

Featured Instructor: Dyanne Marte


Dyanne Marte first began sewing and designing at the age of 12. She loved se wing so much that she changed her major from architecture to fashion while attending the Savannah College of Art and Design. At SCAD, she fell in love with knits while taking a course on designing activewear knits. After graduation, she moved to New York City to work for such companies as NY & Co., J. Crew and Doncaster where she held positions in design, sourcing and development. While working, she studied design management at Pratt Institute.

Halloween Decoration: Bats


Don’t be frightened! These bats are waiting quietly for Halloween to arrive. That’s their big night, when they will happily share their sweet contents with you. Read to see how to make your own…

Fall Coat Trends


While we are still enjoying the fall temperatures here in Colorado, we know that serious cold weather is just around the corner and now is the time to sewing for it. Back in February, fashion designers sent coats down their runways that set the trends for our approaching weather and we’ve rounded up our favorites along with patterns to make them your own. If you’re looking to keep things classic, opt for minimalist coats with interest, grown-up toggles and pea coats with a modern shape. To make a statement, patchwork faux fur for optimal warmth and style, add shearling to points of interest on your topper or forgo fitted for an oversized silhouette. Read the article to see the six coat trends you should have on your fall sewing list.

La Dolce Vita: 10 New Plus Size Women's Sewing Patterns


Sexy cuts that accentuate beautiful curves. These plus size looks from the November 2016 issue of BurdaStyle are just right and look great!

How to Mark, Lay, and Sew Various Types of Pleats


Technique Spotlight

… “How do I prevent irregular pleats?”

“Mark the exact placement on fabric, and baste the pleats in place before you sew”… Read on to see the pleat process.

Asymmetric Peplum DIY


With unfinished edges or made of leather – asymmetric peplums add new interest to old garments! Or easily add one as your sewing a new one, read on to see how…

Green With Envy: 4 Women's Sewing Patterns


This collection is from January 2010 issue of BurdaStyle features four patterns sewn out of fun green fabric and proves that some styles are truly timeless.

From Sketch to Pattern: NEW Course!

 Hi BurdaStylers! I have been super busy lately being present at all of the fall Original Sewing Expo events, but before I left on those adventures I filmed a brand new course in studio! Read on to learn more and register…

Fashion Night Out: 11 New Women's Sewing Patterns


Sexy ladies, scorching outfits and a whole lot of fun! The legendary Studio 54 remains a grand measure of coolness. We gathered inspiration from the look in this collection from the November 2016 issue of BurdaStyle – and found dresses, jackets and tops to add that special sparkle of beauty and focus the attention on you.

Make Your Own Scrunchie


Scrunchies are such a fun accessory to sew and wear! They are perfect for using up scrap pieces of fabric and they take no time to make. Read on to see how you can make your own scrunchie. Yes, the 80s’ are back!

Featured Member: Kelerabeus


Meet our newest featured member, Vesna Popovic, also known to the BurdaStyle.com community as, kelerabeus. She quirky, cute and has the coolest fire-engine red hair we’ve ever seen. Get to know more about her, how she learned to sew and what creatures she most like on and off her clothes.

Running Late: 8 Updated Women's Sewing Patterns


This collection is a throwback from the January 2010 issue of BurdaStyle and even though you might be running late, you will at least be doing it in style in these classic business garments. The pattern instructions and descriptions have been updated to better suit you sewing needs.

DIY Glitter Shoes


The time for shy appearances is past – now you can step out in sparkling style! Read on to see how to can transform your shoes into glittery wonders…

September 2016 Best Seller Pattern Bundle!


It is that time again, where we compile the top selling sewing patterns from the previous month! September was the month of fall jackets, read on to see what patterns were the best sellers of last month… and get yours here.


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