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Night at the Opera: 11 New Women's Sewing Patterns

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Presenting…..this elegant new pattern collection from burda style magazine’s December 2012 issue. Whether it’s a night at the Opera, or a holiday party, these styles are a perfect fit for those special occasions. We see soft flowing fabrics with shiny and matte finishes in powdery colors that are ultra feminine.

Comment to Win "Needles and Notions: Paper-Pieced Patterns with a Sewing Room Theme"

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[UPDATE 11/30/2012] – Congratulations to BurdaStyle member sewknitting for winning this giveaway!

Leaf DIY

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Glorious greenery is making its way onto accessories! Follow our new Tutorial on how to add these luscious leaves to your favorite accessories.

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[UPDATE 11/26/2012] – Congratulations to BurdaStyle member nikkihuffman for winning this giveaway!

Jammin' Jersey: 8 New Children's Sewing Patterns

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We have gone back into our archives and brought you this previously unpublished children’s collection from the December 2011 issue of burda style magazine. This collection makes play time easier with simple designs made in jersey fabrics. What makes this collection really special is the opportunity to iron on some wild and fun designs!

Behind the Seams with Marina von Koenig: The Making of a Couture Top

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How many attempts does it take to give up on a project? A couple of weeks ago I had to make a decision and give up on my initial design choice, going for a slightly different style. Despite the time I spent on the first idea – two full days of pattern drafting, fitting, adjustments – I learned a big deal about fabric selection, patternmaking, fabric manipulation, and sleeves in general. And despite the initial ‘fail’, it helped me find a different solution, adding a personal touch to the project I chose from the September issue of burda style magazine.

Button DIY

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These Buttons don’t fasten anything. Instead they add a sparkling highlight to any garment! Follow our Tutorial on how to add a decorative button embellishment to a plain pullover.

Casually Cozy: 10 New Women's Sewing Patterns

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From us to you in the comfort of your own home we showcase the new pattern collection from burda style magazine’s November issue. It’s pouring outside and the rain is lashing against the windows; the mist is thick on the fields and meadows all you want to do is slip into some comfy clothes and cuddle up inside. This collection features many easy-to-make loungewear patterns sewn in cozy knit fabrics.

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[UPDATE 11/14/2012] – Congratulations to BurdaStyle member cheryl101red for winning this giveaway!

Marine Kids: 7 New Children's Sewing Patterns

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Ahoy! We are showcasing this kid’s pattern collection from burda style magazine’s October 2011 issue. These nautical designs are so adorable and look great on your little ones at the sea side. This collection includes fun wardrobe staples from coats to layering dresses in classic stripes that play on the nautical theme.

Featured Member: kisses

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This week we share our interview with amazing BurdaStyle member kisses.

Opposites Attract: 12 New Women's Sewing Patterns

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This new pattern collection from burda style magazine’s November issue puts the curtain up on some fashionable role play! Both ultra-feminine and masculine styles are seen in classic designs in elegant shiny fabrications that are charming and romantic.

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[UPDATE 11/8/2012] – Congratulations to BurdaStyle member Lillyella for winning this giveaway!

Fall Fabric Inspiration

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This week, we hear from the fabric experts themselves. Amy Shockley, a fabric buyer from Hart’s Fabric, shares some fall fabric inspiration with our readers, including tips and projects made by her team in Santa Cruz, California.

Nature's Child: 9 New Girl's Sewing Patterns

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These little girls are adventurous and on the lookout! We are sharing this new children’s pattern collection from burda style magazine’s November issue. Casual cuts are seen in fabrics that play between the contrast of shiny and matte fabrics. Many cozy knit fabrics are used for those cooler days and we see lots movement in the designs for the little girls who want to play.

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