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Pattern Drafting and Designing for Stretch Fabrics


Slopers are the perfect starting point for designing and making your own sewing patterns and garments. Slopers are in essence the basic template for the pattern making process, and they are used to establish the fit of the body. So when you have a perfectly fitting sloper to your body, you’ll have a perfectly fitting garment!

DIY Bomber Jacket


The trendiest garment this autumn is a bomber jacket with sewn-on “gems”! Can you tell that it began life as a sweatshirt? Read on to see how to make your own…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Dress Progress Report 1


Hi BurdaStylers! Last week I revealed that our Long Sleeve A-Line Dress pattern was voted the winner for my new Mash Up project pattern. This week I worked on the pattern and made my tweaks…

How to Grow a Successful Creative Business


Are you hoping to start your own creative business? Or are you already self-employed and looking for ways to grow the business you’re passionate about? If you’re an entrepreneur or an entrepreneur-at-heart and you want to either start or grow your own business, this course is for you! Refine your brand, successfully reach your target audience, increase your sales, increase your web presence, and take your business to new heights.

Scandinavian Sweetness: 8 New Kid's Sewing Patterns


The youngsters want the beautiful things, while the mums think first about keeping kids warm! Good thing that these girl’s dresses, jackets and coat from the November 2016 issue of BurdaStyle in a Scandinavian style work for both in classic style. There’s even a little cross body bag!

Faux Fur Infinity Scarf DIY


Hi BurdaStylers! Today for FriDIY I’m bringing you a DIY that I made myself. It is this quick sew project made from faux fur, and it is an infinity scarf. Read on to see how to make one yourself, and I even go on to add studs to the scarf once it is finished.

Sewing Lesson: Flounce Skirt #102 11/2016


Follow this sewing lesson to make our Flounce Skirt sewing pattern that debuted in our Color Flash pattern collection from the November 2016 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this flouncey skirt.

BurdaStyle Academy: November & December 2016 Course Calendar

Check out what’s going on in November and December on BurdaStyle Academy to plan out your fall sewing!

Sew and Draft Your Own Personal 7 Piece Workout Wear Collection


We all know there is a shortage of athletic and workout wear sewing patterns out there, and they require specific pattern making and sewing techniques. That’s why we developed the Sew and Draft Your Own Personal 7 Piece Workout Wear Collection course with BurdaStyle’s very own, Meg Healy!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: November Pattern Debut!


Hi BurdaStylers! Thank you to everyone that voted, I really appreciate your input in my next project pattern. And the winner is… our Long Sleeve A-Line Dress pattern! Read on to see my sketching video as well as my velvet tank tutorial that I wore in last week’s Facebook Live.

Digital Sewing Pattern How-To

  On BurdaStyle.com we sell over 4500 digital sewing patterns! Digital sewing patterns are PDFs that you print from your home printer and tile together to create full size sewing patterns. Read on to download our FREE digital pattern ebook (that even includes a skirt sewing pattern!)

October 2016 Best Seller Pattern Bundle!


Another month has come to an end, and with that we get to see which sewing patterns were the top selling from the previous month! October was the month of top layering pieces, read on to see what patterns were the best sellers of last month… and get yours here.

Color Flash: 10 New Women's Sewing Patterns


Shocking red, emerald green and cobalt blue get you noticed and these relaxed styles from the November 2016 issue of BurdaStyle effectively push away the winter greys.

Make Your Own Velvet Chokers


Let the 90s live again! These velvet ribbons will update every look in just seconds, read on to see how to make your own…

Day of the Dead Skull Embroidery


Halloween time is near and also is Day of the Dead! In honor of this holiday I made this skull pocket embroidery using this skull embroidery file. Read on to see how I took a downloaded embroidery file and put it on my machine, and then transformed into a pocket that I sewed onto a shirt. This is a great post for beginners to embroidery…


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