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Member Model Challenge: One Shoulder Flounce Designer Dress


We have taken a break recently from the one pattern Member Model Challenge, and instead tested the waters with the Ultimate Member Model Challenge. So we are excited to bring back the OG Member Model Challenge and present our latest pattern… The One Shoulder Flounce Designer Dress! DEADLINE EXTENDED; upload your entries by October 19th 11:59PM EST more time to sew! To see all the submissions so far search Member Model Challenge and look under the projects section.

Fall Layers: 4 New Patterns


This collection from the October 2015 BurdaStyle issue is small but mighty! It features four different blouson jackets, all of which are different in style and fabric. Perfect jackets for fall layering!

Sewing Lesson: Flared Dress 109 05/2015


Here is an easy to follow sewing lesson for our Flared Dress sewing pattern that debuted in our California Road Trip pattern collection from the May 2015 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this versatile dress and style it for cooler weather!

Sew Spooky Halloween Contest


Sewing is fun all year-round, but in our opinion, nothing beats being able to make our own Halloween costumes every year! Who wants to end up at a Halloween party wearing the same old store-bought Halloween costume? It’s all about being creative and putting our hard-earned DIY skills to work. So we thought it would be super fun to hold a Sew Spooky Halloween Contest to see how creative the BurdaStyle community can get for Halloween!

Evening Elegance: 9 New Plus Size Patterns


This new plus size collection from the October 2015 issue of BurdaStyle features elegant looks for an evening out. You will love theclassic long dresses, updated women’s tuxedo and easy-to-wear tunics.

BurdaStyle Academy: October 2015 Course Calendar

We can’t believe it is October already! September was a great month for BurdaStyle Academy, and in October we are running even more courses. Read more to see when all the courses are starting and simply click the course you are interested in to learn more and reserve your spot.

National Sewing Month: It's a Wrap!


Well that month went fast! September (National Sewing Month) is in the past and now it is time to reflect on all the great sewing that took place. Read more to see just some of the highlights…

New Featured Pattern Collection Kit: City Noir


This capsule collection has been brought back to life and is now available as a bundle download! This pattern collection kit includes all 9 sewing patterns in our sleek City Noir collection. Find your perfect little black dress in this pattern collection alongside a great skirt, basic tops, and even a great fitted jersey blazer. This collection is urban style at its understated best. Get the pattern collection kit here.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Sewing my Cowl Neck Top


Hi everyone! This weekend I sewed up most of my top which I am making from our Hooded Cowl Neck Dress pattern. It came together quickly, and once I tried it on for the first time I was so excited that it all came together nice and it fit! Last week I made all of my pattern modifications, and keep on reading to see how I sewed it all together.

Green Sophistication: 10 New Patterns


This collection from the October 2015 issue of BurdaStyle is full of class and elegance. You will love the variations of peplum jackets, wrap dresses and wide leg pants.

Oktoberfest Pattern Sale!


Oktoberfest has started, and this weekend only we are offering all our dirndl and corresponding outfit patterns at 50% off!

Sale runs until this Sunday at 11:59pm EST. Let the festivities and sewing begin! Shop the sale here.

Balance your Serger Tension with our Serger 101 Course!

Troubles with your serger? Just got a serger? Learn all about your serger and all it can do with our Serger 101 course starting September 30th! Watch to learn more and register here. For me the best thing I learned from the course was how to troubleshoot my serger tension, especially when I work with fabrics that are overly heavy or lightweight.

The Perfect Fit: Tailoring Course


Are you struggling to achieve a perfect fit for your self-sewn garments? We’re here to help! Learn how to fine-tune your patterns and let us teach you everything there is to know about measuring, drafting, sewing test fits and pattern grading! Sign up Here!

Fabric Shopping: My 5 Tips


Hi BurdaStylers, I popped in a new fabric shop in my area yesterday and I got so inspired. Does anyone else get this way? Fabric shopping is probably my favorite thing to do, I always come out of a fabric store with so many new ideas (and a shopping bag of course). As I look through fabrics at a shop sometimes I immediately think of a pattern that would be perfect for it, and other times I just really love the fabric and I have no idea what I want to use it for yet. Read more for my 5 tips when entering a fabric shop…

School's Out: 5 New Children's Patterns


The kids are back in school! That means new wardrobes fit for fall playgrounds and after school playdates. This new collection from the October 2015 issue of BurdaStyle has adorable patterns for children, some of which can be made for a girl or a boy, or both!


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