Your Guide To Choosing The Right Needle And Thread


Pre-fall fashion combines the best of both worlds when it comes to style options. You can still wear your pretty summer dresses and short-shorts, and then spice things up with a cool fall jacket or edgy leather boots. Everything goes with fabrics as well; from florals and sheers to plaids and faux fur. Check out this convenient needle and thread guide for sewing all kinds of fabrics!

Celebrity Style Inspiration: Kim Kardashian


See our picks to get Kim Kardashian’s signature bombshell style.

Collars, Cowls and Necklines: Pattern Drafting Techniques for Customizing the Neckline of Any Style


Learn how to design your own made-to-measure collars to fit any pattern Read more here!

Surprise Labor Day Sale! Select Red, White, and Blue Patterns are 50% Off


50 select red, white, and blue patterns are now 50% off! Shop these half price patterns, on sale for $2.99 Friday through Sunday only. No coupon code needed, these patterns are reduced in the BurdaStyle Pattern Store. Update: This sale has ended.

Get 30% Off All Burda Style Videos -- Limited Time


Count down our top 10 videos on and get 30% OFF when you checkout using the code OnDemandVideo30. Offer expires at the end of the month, so take advantage today!

I Got a Sneak Peek into our new Lingerie Course!

I was super excited to get an inside look into the awesome content in our new Sew Your Own Personal 8-piece Lingerie Collection course.

100 Hour Free Trial on BurdaStyle Videos!


Celebrate with us! We now have 100 Videos on BurdaStyle Videos and we are giving you 100 hours of FREE access! Get started here!

Necessary Neutrals: 10 Fall Essentials


Season-spanning essentials help extend your wardrobe in the months between hot summer and cooler weather. These blouses, jackets, and bottoms go with everything. These patterns are from the September 2011 issue of Burda Style magazine.

Styling Lingerie Tips


We just got a sneak peek at two of the garments students will be making in the new lingerie sewing course. See how we’d style this adorable camisole and shorts set!

Sewing Lesson: How to Make Overalls


Here is an easy to follow sewing lesson for our Bootcut Overalls sewing pattern that debuted in our Prairie Darling pattern collection from the June 2014 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this overalls sewing pattern great for an edgy ‘back to school’ look.

Top 5 Reasons to Sew Your Own Lingerie


Ready to slip into something more comfortable? Sew your own lingerie! We have the top 5 reasons you should start.

Red Carpet Watch: Emmy Awards and MTV Video Music Awards 2014


This weekend was packed with red carpet style… see a few of our favorite looks! We’re picking the standout dresses from the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards and 66 Annual Emmy Awards red carpets.

How to Make a Crop Top


Crop tops are all the rage right now in fashion, and the only thing better than a crop top is a crop top with matching high waisted skirt! I know I am seeing this style everywhere from the runway, to the street and on many celebrities. Since I really wanted to make a two piece dress (crop top and skirt), I documented all my drafting steps using our new fitted dress sloper as my base pattern. Check it out, and easily make one for yourself!

Fall 2014 Fashion Must Haves


Whether you are heading back to school or simply want to update your fall wardrobe, stay on top of the latest trends with these stylish patterns!

Featured Instructor: Simone Sangerman


Meet Simone Sangerman, designer, pattern maker, and lingerie expert. Get inspired by her eclectic style and learn more in the upcoming lingerie sewing and design course!


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