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Sleeve Volume DIY

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Make room! Sleeves with extra fullness create a dramatic fashion statement. Read on to see how to make these sleeve pattern alterations…

Sewing Lesson: Round Coat #116 09/2016

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Follow this sewing lesson to make our Round Coat sewing pattern that debuted in our Fashion Champion pattern collection from the September 2016 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this on-trend fall coat!

Kid's Halloween Costumes

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This adorable kid’s costume collection is from the January 2016 issue of BurdaStyle and we’ve been holding onto it for the Halloween season! It features easy-to-make costumes that never go out of style.

DIY Maternity Style

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In just a few months I’ll be turning the big 3-0 and while I’m still busy planning my upcoming wedding, many of my friends are planning their baby nurseries. The phrase “maternity style” may make most fashionistas shudder but in recent years I think with the help of celebrities, we’ve seen that not all style has to be thrown out the window while expecting. I think it’s important to look your best and of course yourself, even while you’re carrying a little one. Here are some of our favorite sewing, fashion and DIY bloggers showing just how stylish one can be during those challenging yet rewarding nine months.

Swimwear Sew Alongs!

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I know summer has ended, but that doesn’t mean that making swimsuits has to! I always still wear my swimsuits through the fall and winter (I love lounging in a hot tub on a cold winter night). So of course I still make my own swimsuits through all the different seasons. Read on to check out my one-piece Alison suit sew along, as well as a video on putting together bikini bottoms!

Sewing Studio Organization and Pencil Case DIY

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Hi BurdaStylers! I hope you enjoyed the first glimpse into my studio, and here are the rest of the pictures along with a fun pencil case DIY to keep things even more organized!

Best of the West: 11 NEW Women's Sewing Patterns

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Easy, lighthearted, cool. Seventies feelings reign supreme in this new women’s sewing pattern collection from the October 2016 issue of BurdaStyle. Statement pieces such as a shearling coat, corduroy jacket, and wrapped dress look fantastic – and can be easily combined with one another.

Stone Necklace DIY

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Small and sweet is out! Now large stones are making a statement – especially with basics. Read on to see the tutorial on how to make your own stones…

Sewing Hack: Stabilize Knit Facings

Sew and Draft Your Own Personal 7 Piece Workout Wear Collection

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We all know there is a shortage of athletic and workout wear sewing patterns out there, and they require specific pattern making and sewing techniques. That’s why we developed the Sew and Draft Your Own Personal 7 Piece Workout Wear Collection course with BurdaStyle’s very own, Meg Healy!

Calling All Chicago Area Sewers!

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Hi BurdaStylers! If you find yourself in the Chicago area October 13 – 15 2016 then you need to check out the Original Sewing and Quilt Expo at the Schaumburg Convention Center! BurdaStyle will have a booth with live pattern demos, digital pattern how-tos, a fashion show, and classes. Read on to see how you can register for one of my classes at the event…

Plus Size Dirndls: 10 New Women's Plus Size Sewing Patterns

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Sexy decollété and seductive curves are highlighted in this dirndl collection. Dirndl dresses are always fun and flattering! Youthful details such as fabric flowers, stitched-on rickrack, and piping mean that the fun starts with the sewing.

Sewing Lesson: Knotted Blouse #125 08/2016

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Follow this sewing lesson to make our Knotted Blouse sewing pattern that debuted in our Clean Lines pattern collection from the August 2016 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this versatile blouse with knotted front.

How to Sell on Etsy: Pricing, Marketing & Photography

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Are you ready to make a profit from sewing? Are you interested in selling your sewing projects or crafts on Etsy? If so, this course is for you! Register here

Featured Member: Etemi Otubu

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Etemi Otubu is our newest BurdaStyle featured member! In the last eight years she’s made herself a London local and a sewing enthusiast who is hungry to learn more and challenge herself with harder and more exciting sewing projects. We caught up with her recently to learn a little bit more about her life behind the scenes of her blog, The Secret Costumier.

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