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Meg's Magazine Mash Up 04/2017: Part 3


This week I finished up sewing my jumper including hammer in the snaps, altering the hemline, and sewing the strap. Read on to see my last steps of sewing this jumper pattern.

Fashion creations from the Met Gala 2017


Yesterday, the annual fund-raising event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute took place and the event was celebrity-packed! The Met Gala’s invitation had requested “avantgarde” outfits – and everyone really tried to meet up with the expectations. Of course, celebrities’ interpretations looked pretty diverse. So, who pushed boundaries, who "broke the rules” and who just wore a gorgeous dress? Let’s take a look at the most outstanding gowns!

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Quick Tip: Make Patterns Larger and Smaller


It’s easy with our multi-size patterns! Even though we offer several sizes for each of our patterns, it is still possible that your favorite pattern is only available on the pattern sheet in one size too large or one size too small. But you don’t have to do without your favorite! Here we show you how to change the size of a pat­tern…

Marine Time: 8 NEW Kid's Sewing Patterns


This new collection for kid’s from the April 2017 issue of BurdaStyle, which are all perfect for a day out on a boat with the family! Drawstring shorts in two different variations, a lovely dress to match Mom’s dress and a little tote bag round out these adorable patterns!

DIY Shoe Embellishments


Shoes are not only made for walking, they are also made to create a big impression. Take a look at these exciting ideas for making shoes a little more glamorous…

Sewing Lesson: Bomber Jacket #114A 04/2017


You can do it! Thanks to clear, step-by-step instructions, even creative beginners can sew this season’s trendiest jacket for themselves. Follow this sewing lesson to make our Bomber Jacket pattern that debuted in our Must Haves pattern collection from the April 2017 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this on-trend jacket.

5 Essentials for your Work Wardrobe


We don’t need hundreds of pieces to be stylish at the office throughout the year! Just a few reliable essentials help creating a nice outfit and being out of the door fast in the morning. Even better when those pieces are not too standard but have a little twist here and there, like ruffles, split seams or an over-sized fit. Sew yourself one of each five essentials and mix and match them easily!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 04/2017: Part 2


I made some great progress on my jumper this past week and excited to announce that you can now download the jumper digital pattern to sew along to make your own variation. Read on to see how I sewed the pockets, waistband, and side seam placket pieces for the snaps…

Quick Tip: Making a Custom Size Line


Your waist is size 38 but your hips are 40? No problem. We’ll show you how to fit your favorite garment exactly to your individual body form.

Must Haves: 8 New Women's Sewing Patterns


A bold printed jumper dress, satin bomber jacket and hoodie dress are all must haves for the ultimate “cool girl” and they’re all included in this new collection from the April 2017 issue of BurdaStyle. Read on to see all the new patterns as well as editor picks for fabrics that you can sew these designs in from fabric.com.

Advanced Pattern Making


I have a brand new course starting in a couple of days entitled Pattern Making Skills for the Advanced Sewist and I’m really excited about it! I wanted to develop and film a course that teaches more advanced pattern making techniques for those who have taken my other beginner pattern making courses. Read on to learn more and register…

DIY Drawstring Back Pack


QUICK & CHIC: This patchwork-look drawstring bag is so quick to sew that it can instantly be put to good use. What does it carry? Our gym clothes or necessities for an evening out …

March 2017 Best Seller Bundle


The third month of 2017 has come to a close and now we’re feeling the start of Spring and it also means another best seller patter bundle! We have compiled the top three selling patterns in March 2017 and bundled them at a discount. Read on to download yours and see member projects of some of the patterns…

Spring Styles


Let’s get ready for the warmer months! Fashionistas have loved the website WhoWhatWear.com during the last couple of years and it serves as great source of inspiration for us at BurdaStyle, too. They not only feature the most popular brands, but also capture street styles in New York, Paris and Milan. One of their newest articles about spring styles even made us recreate some of their street style outfits with our BurdaStyle patterns. After picking suitable shirts, pants and dresses, we added some cool accessories for every outfit. Here we go…

Accessories and denims via Shopbop, Nordstrom and H&M

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 04/2017: Cutting Out


Hi BurdaStylers! I know it has been a while since I wasn’t able to post last week due to filming a new online course, but now that I have returned to my regular routine I had time to start sewing my 04/2017 Mash Up. Read on to see my first steps in sewing this petite sized jumper sewing pattern from the April issue.


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