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Sunday Best: 5 NEW Children's Sewing Patterns

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These charming styles are perfect for when children need to dust the dirt off their knees and look their best. This collection from the February 2017 issue of BurdaStyle is both formal and youthful.

DIY Belted Cape

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Transform a rectangle of fabric into a wearable cape. It is just what everyone needs – an easy-to-sew cape that makes a chic addition to every look everywhere and always! Read on to see how to make your own…

Come See Us This Spring at an Expo Near You

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BurdaStyle is going to be at the Spring 2017 Original Sewing and Quilt expo events! Read on to see where we are headed and when…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2017: Cutting Out

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Hi BurdaStylers! Last week I revealed my January 2017 Mash Up and also picked my next Mash Up pattern which I started on this week! It is going to be a lot of work initially to get all the pieces embroidered, but will totally be worth it in the end. Read on to see my pattern alteration, cutting out, and decorative stitching steps…

Sewing Fundamentals With Kenneth D. King

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Have you wondered just why couture clothing has such appeal? Are you curious about what is underneath the lining, and exactly why it contributes to such a polished product? Kenneth King explains his techniques and methods, presenting other options and ideas that can be substituted for a similar effect. His course is filtered through his point of view that you want to take the effort to build the best garment possible without wasting time. You can strive for the illusion of perfection, and Kenneth believes that you should put that effort where it shows.

February Magazine Kit

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Introducing our latest magazine kit which includes all the sewing pattern styles from one issue of BurdaStyle magazine. Our latest release is the entire 02/2014 issue, click to see some of our favorite included styles and how to mix and match the patterns…

Quick Tip: Ironing Various Fabrics

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Knowing how to iron and press certain fabrics is difficult, because the last thing you want to do is ruin your garment. Read on to see how to iron cotton, wool, velvet, sequins and more!

BurdaStyle Academy: February & March 2017 Course Calendar

Here is the second half of February & March 2017 course calendar! If you want to start right away check out all our on-demand courses as well.

Sewing Lesson: Bouclé Jacket #108 02/2017

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A classic cut with modern touches. This cropped bouclé jacket includes fringe details at the front bands and hems. Follow this sewing lesson to make our Bouclé Jacket sewing pattern that debuted in our Best of Bouclé pattern collection from the February 2017 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this classic jacket.

Grammy's Trends '17

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Last night the Grammy’s red carpet brought an, er, interesting mix of fashion choices. I’ll be honest it was not my favorite red carpet. It’s the Grammy’s though and it’s a chance for most celebrities and artists to take “risks” that they wouldn’t usually at an even like the Golden Globes and Oscar. Most of those risks included what I’m going to say needed lots of fashion tape if you get my drift. Alas, here are some of the best looks from music’s biggest night.

Best of Bouclé: 7 New Women's Sewing Patterns

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Prim and proper is so yesterday. Bouclé is enriching wardrobes this season in such a great and modern way. Wear it casual or style it with an elegant flair. It simply works for every occasion and is a timeless choice – as Coco Chanel had known long known. These new styles are from the February 2017 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

How to Make a Fabric Standing Pouch

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Show you love for sewing this Valentine’s Day and keep organized! Make this fabric standing pouch for yourself or your Valentine and fill it with goodies that you know they will love.

Last Minute DIY Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

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Still need a Valentine’s Day gift? Quickly sew something up yourself, as handmade gifts are truly the best to give… along side chocolate and flowers of course. Check out some great DIY gifts below that are also quick to sew.

Slopers 101: Drafting, Sewing & Fitting

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Have you ever thought of drafting your own set of pattern slopers? Pattern drafting can be an intimidating concept for those new to sewing. The truth is drafting your own set of pattern slopers is quite easy to do.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Workout Pants Reveal

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Hi BurdaStylers, here is my entire athletic outfit reveal complete with matching leggings, tank, and shoes! These were so much fun to make, and even more fun to wear. And with the reveal of one Mash Up comes the next one, read on to see which pattern from the 02/2016 I’m going to sew this month.

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