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Holiday Giveaway: Day 8 - Win a Signed Copy of Embroidered Effects, an Ultimate Kit, and Glow-in-the-Dark Floss from Sublime Stitching!

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Welcome to Day 8 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win a Signed Copy of Embroidered Effects, an Ultimate Kit, and Glow-in-the-Dark Floss from Sublime Stitching! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Friday, December 9th to be entered to win!

The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook: E-Book Version

The e-book version of The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook released today!

Sneak Peek at The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook: Casey Cartwright's Dress Variation

BurdaStyle member Casey Cartwright (aka: elegantmusings) made a fantastic variation of our dress pattern from The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook and we called on her expertise to give you a sneak peek at how her dress was done. Watch how she alters the skirt of the dress pattern and get inspired to grab a copy of The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook and try Casey’s variation for yourself!

You can purchase The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indie Bound or your favorite retailer; download the e-book version now from (enter retailers); international versions to be released January 2012!

Holiday Giveaway: Day 7 - Win a Holding Pattern Overnight Bag from ModCloth!

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Welcome to Day 7 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win a Holding Pattern Overnight Bag from ModCloth.com! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Thursday, December 8th to be entered to win!

The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook: Our San Francisco Launch Party!

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We’re headed to the West Coast next week and we’re taking The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook with us! Join us on Monday, December 12th from 5-9pm at TechShop SoMa for The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook Launch Party – San Francisco.

Join BurdaStyle at the American Folk Art Museum!

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BurdaStyle has been invited to host a “Make It Thursday” event at the American Folk Art Museum in New York City!

Holiday Giveaway: Day 6 - Win the BERNINA Holiday Gift Basket!

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Welcome to Day 6 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win the BERNINA Holiday Gift Basket from BERNINA! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Wednesday, December 7th to be entered to win!

Featured Member: tilly-vanilly

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Where are you from and where do you live?
I’ve lived in various parts of London since moving here when I was 12 and am now happily settled in lovely Brixton.

It's All About Opulent Textiles

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One thing I love about winter time in New York city is the opulence of fashion— richly hued silks, luxurious brocades, Matelassé silks and cottons, sequins and embellishing. Today I have proof that if you cut a classic pattern from an opulent textile, you something new + fresh—read on to see what I mean!

The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook: Makes the Perfect Holiday Gift!

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Looking for the perfect gift for that savvy creative? With 5 fantastic patterns and endless variation possibilities, The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook is a great gift for both new and established sewers. With tips on everything from how to set up your sewing room, to how to read a pattern, to how to get the fit of your garment just right – this is the definitive resource for all your sewing needs. Snag it for a friend, a family member, or put it on your own wish list (you know you’ve been good this year!)

You can grab your copy of The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indie Bound or wherever books are sold!

Holiday Giveaway: Day 5 - Win The Colette Sewing Handbook, Three Patterns, and a $25 Gift Certificate from Colette Patterns!

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Welcome to Day 5 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win The Colette Sewing Handbook, Three Patterns, and a $25 Gift Certificate for the Colette Patterns shop from Colette Patterns! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Tuesday, December 6th to be entered to win!

Holiday Giveaway: Day 4 Win $100 worth of items from Oilcloth By The Yard!

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Welcome to Day 4 of our Holiday Giveaway! This is your chance to win $100 worth of items (of your choosing!) from Oilcloth By The Yard. Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Monday, December 5th to win!

Holiday Giveaway: Day 3 Win a Craftsy "Hall Pass"

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Our amazing friends at Craftsy are giving you the opportunity to win unlimited access to classes, plus a chance to win an iPad! Answer their question below by Sunday December 4th, at 10:00am EST to win!

Technical Update: Name Errors

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As some of you have already noticed and reported to us, the site has been automatically changing some users’ first and last names. The error first occurred in the last two weeks, and we have determined that it is due to an unforeseen error on our server.

Winterize: All the Accessories You Need to Make for the Season

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With temperatures dropping and winter (sort of) starting to sweep in – it’s time to think about how you’re going to stay cute while bundling up for the next few months. Sure bulky coats and a million layers seem like the best way to keep warm, but we pulled together a few other great ideas to make sure you stay both chic and toasty during winter’s chilly months.

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