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The "Vintage-Inspired, Modern Style" Design Challenge: Time to Vote!

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We received over 120 submissions to the “Vintage-Inspired, Modern Style” Design Challenge. That is awesome!

Couture Du Jour: Susan Khalje's Top 5 Pattern Picks

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This week, BurdaStyle guest blogger Marina von Koenig interviews Susan Khalje – one of the country’s very few and sought-after couture experts – about her favorite sewing patterns from our site. An exceptional and in-demand teacher, Susan established The Couture Sewing School in 1993 and teaches couture sewing techniques throughout the U.S. Read on for Susan’s tips on how to customize and style these looks.

Featured Member: chelsea888

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Where are you from and where do you live? What do you do other than sewing?
I am from Santa Cruz, California but for the past 5 months I have been traveling through South America. Before my trip, I was a buyer for a fabric store and did custom dressmaking and small design projects on the side. In addition to sewing, I like playing the ukulele, eating delicious food, drawing and traveling!

The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook Variation Designers: Novita Estiti

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We just can’t get enough of our talented variation designers from The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook! This week get the scoop from Novita Estiti (aka: verypurpleperson) and the process behind the creation of her striped top project based on our Blouse Pattern.

Looking East: 4 Women's Sewing Patterns

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Check out these 4 new beautiful sewing patterns with influences from the far east.

First Lady of Fashion: Mary Brooks Picken

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As creator of the Vintage-Inspired Modern Style Design Challenge, Amy Barickman shares the history and inspiration behind this exciting competition, happening right now on BurdaStyle!

The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook Variation Designers: Miho Kawamura

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We continue our series introducing you to the talented BurdaStyle members who created variation garments for The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook by giving you a first hand look at their creative and technical processes. This week, we interview Miho Kawamura (aka: miho555) from Chiba, Japan who put her own fresh spin on our Skirt Pattern.

Wild About Stripes: Women's Sewing Patterns

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Our latest patterns and projects make us long for days at the beach under the sun. What better way to get a nautical resort-Inspired look than sewing with stripes?

Featured Member: claudine01

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Where are you from and where do you live? What do you do other than sewing?
I was born and raised in Pennsylvania, USA and now I live in New Jersey, USA. I am a stay-at-home mom to 2 lovely daughters.

Mary Brooks Picken and Coats & Clark

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As creator of the Vintage-Inspired Modern Style Design Challenge, Amy Barickman shares the history and inspiration behind this exciting competition, happening right now on BurdaStyle!

Style X Design Challenge: Meet the Winners!

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[Updated 2/27/2012] – Due to unforeseen production changes, 3 final looks were selected for the show, instead of 5 as originally stated. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused, and congratulate all of our chosen winners and finalists.

For the Mother To Be: 5 New Maternity Sewing Patterns

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We are pleased to announce our very first maternity patterns on the site! Take a look at these nice styles for the mother to be.

Site Update: Buh-Bye Project Ratings, Hello Automatic Links

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As you may have already noticed, our project rating system has been removed.

Mary Brooks Picken & Singer: "S" is for Singer and "A" is for...

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As creator of the Vintage-Inspired Modern Style Design Challenge, Amy Barickman shares the history and inspiration behind this exciting competition, happening right now on BurdaStyle!

City Chic: New Women's Sewing Patterns

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This week’s new patterns from Burda Style Magazine are perfect for an active life in the city – stylish cuts with great comfort.

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