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Sew Your Summer Pants

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We all know how effortless it is to throw on a summer dress but when you want to spice your look up a bit and put a together a chic summer outfit, reach for you most perfectly fitting summer pants. These can be made in a variety of ways with different fabrics, which we’ve conveniently broken down for you in this blog post along with styling tips and inspiration. Once you’re set on sporting this trend over the summer, don’t forget to perfect your pant making skills with our course, Perfecting the Art of Pant Fitting: Construction the Easy Way with Victoria Baylor.

DIY Fringe Necklace

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Add some pizazz to a plain shirt with a fun, long, and handmade fringe necklace! Fringe accessories have maximum impact and extra long fringe will attract admiring looks. Check out the DIY to create some fun pieces yourself…

Sewing Lesson: Palazzo Pants 106C 04/2016

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Check out the next sewing lesson for our Palazzo Pants sewing pattern that debuted in our Boho Spirit pattern collection from the April 2016 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew these pair of vibrant pants that both embody comfort and style.

Summer Wedding: 8 Wedding Gown Sewing Patterns

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This collection from the March 2010 issue of BurdaStyle features eight wedding dresses perfect for an outdoor, summer wedding.

1 Pattern, 3 Looks: Convertible Sheer Blouse

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This sexy Convertible Sheer Blouse is a fabulous project for beginners looking for an easy and quick project with big wear-ability. Don’t get thrown off by the sheer-factor, you can easily wear a tank underneath to show less skin and make it more work and family function appropriate. We’ve styled it three different ways, all of which would be great options for this summer, especially since sheer is a huge trend of the moment.

Wedding Guest: 9 Women's Sewing Patterns

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Wedding season is here! This collection from the March 2010 issue of BurdaStyle features nine patterns that you can easily wear to you loved ones big day and for many other occasions.

How to Make a Fabric Journal

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Hi BurdaStylers! If you haven’t already taken this sewing survey, you should because you get this little journal notebook sewing pattern… as well as be entered to win a $500 shopping spree at Shop Sew it All! I did the survey myself and sewed up the fabric journal pattern for myself. I enjoy taking little surveys and ones specifically that ask me about sewing, I did it while sitting in a cafe and it was lovely. Read below to see how I sewed the journal pattern I got together!

Gathered Sleeve Pattern: How-To

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Are you sick and tired of making the same pattern with a basic sleeve over and over again? Why not add some fullness and gathers to the sleeve pattern to give your garment a new twist! Watch the video below to see how to take a basic sleeve pattern and make it have gathers along the sleeve crown. This technique gives your sleeve a puffed sleeve look. You can even bring up the hem of the sleeve to make it a short sleeve pattern with gathers, the possibilities are endless when it comes to pattern making.

Summertime Blues: 9 Women's Sewing Patterns

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This collection from the May 2010 issue of BurdaStyle features nine dress patterns perfect for spring and summer. The instructions and product descriptions have been updated.

Print Your Own Fabric

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Purchase plain white fabric and make it your own! Easily achieve impressive effects with the help of paint and stamps.

Styling Summertime Dress Patterns

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Summer is almost here, and you know what that means… summertime dresses!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Vote on My next Blouse Project!

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Hi BurdaStylers! Thanks for all your wonderful feedback on my last Mash Up, the Gold Godet Skirt. I need your help once again. You are are just so good at helping me choose the next sewing pattern I should put my own spin on. This time I am determined to make a blouse pattern, select your favorite and vote below…

Farm Day: 10 Children's Sewing Patterns

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This children’s sewing pattern collection from the May 2010 issue of BurdaStyle has newly updated instructions, fashion images and descriptions.

Spring 2016 Style & Trends

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From glitzy sequins to beach-ready mesh tops, our favorite trends for spring 2016 will make fantastic sewing projects for the season. Feminine ruffles for work and happy hour? Yes please! Micro pleats for brunch? On the list! Bold stripes for fun daytime events? Got it. Read below for runway inspiration and similar patterns to help you get the these six spring trends that are super wearable, fun to make and you can wear now through summer. Get your project list ready!

Sewing Lesson: Fringe Jacket 122 05/2016

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Check out our next sewing lesson for our Fringe Jacket sewing pattern that debuted in our Free Style pattern collection from the May 2016 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this jacket that will take you street style to the next level! Fringe has never been easier to sew…

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