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DIY Fashion Flounce

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Blouses with asymmetric ruffles are the latest trend – sew one today! Read on to see how you can turn a basic into an elegant must-have in only 30 minutes.

What to Sew for Your Next Vacation

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I just got back from vacation a couple of days ago, and I feel refreshed and excited to get back into my sewing routine. I wanted to share with you some garments I sewed in preparation for my vacation that really were essential and made my travel wardrobe more comfortable, practical and stylish! Read on to see the 3 things you need to sew for your next beach vacation.

Quick Tip: Sewing a Piped Buttonhole

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A piped buttonhole is a great alternative to a regular machine sewn or hand stitched buttonhole. It allows for no thread to be visible and the ability to add in a little pop of contrast! Read on to see how you can sew a piped buttonhole in your next project.

Scandinavian Schoolhouse: 6 NEW Kid's Sewing Patterns

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These charming Scandinavian styles get the kids ready for lots of autumn adventures!

DIY: Organza Flowers

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These fine organza blossoms make every coffee table a feast! For even more stylish enjoyment, we also sew together soft ornaments from organza. Spruce up your next brunch get together with these pretty little decorations…

Sew the Trend: Crop Tops

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Crop tops and bustiers are all over the runways and streets, and you can easily sew one for yourself! The best part is that they take up little fabric so you likely have the yardage already in your fabric stash. Read on to see the tutorial…

Quick Tip: Hand Sewn Buttonhole

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Button and buttonholes are one of the most common closures in garments. Modern sewing machines the ability to sew buttonholes quickly and efficiently with the help of a special foot, but sometimes it is nice to give garments (especially ones sewn in delicate fabrics) a couture finish and sew things like button holes by hand. Read on to see the tutorial on sewing buttonholes by hand.

Retro Mix: 8 NEW Women's Sewing Patterns

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Classy mini skirts, breezy dresses and bold necktie patterns round out this collection inspired by the swinging ’60s! Get ready to fill your wardrobe with these great looks.

FREE Sew-Along: Starts Today!

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Starting today you can register for our FREE sew-along to learn how to make a knit maxi dress and have a chance to win one of several products used in the sew-along! It was really fun putting together this sew-along and making our Maxi Dress pattern from the 04/2017 issue.

DIY: Super Straps

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“It”-bags are passé. Now “It”-straps are the thing. Bright and colourful, they instantly give bags that special something.

Dress in a Day

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Have a special occasion coming up? Attending a wedding soon? You have time to make your own dress today even if your even is tomorrow! A fitted dress at that – read on to see how I made a dress in a day that fits great and looks like it was store bought.

Sewing Lesson: Double Breasted Jacket #104A 08/2017

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You can do it! Even sewing beginners can sew this double-breasted, 60s-style jacket. Just take it one step at a time and follow this sewing lesson to make our Double Breasted Jacket pattern that debuted in our Retro Mix pattern collection from the August 2017 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this jacket for fall.

Quick Tip: Sewing Over Pins!

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When you start off sewing or are sewing a difficult seam, then it is essential to pin! But sometimes it is hard to take out the pins as you sew and it can also lead to mis matched notches. Good news is though that you can leave your pins in and sew over them!

Ready to Go: 7 NEW Women's Sewing Patterns

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The travel case is packed – and somehow there is still a highlight piece missing? Straight to the sewing machine for you because each of these seven styles can be sewn together in less than a day!

DIY: Knotted Headband

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Whether sun or rain: A hairband brings us immediately into vacation mode – even on bad hair days. Make your own today!

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