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Meg's Magazine Mash Up: November Pattern Debut!

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Vote On My Next Project!

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Hi BurdaStylers! I’m finally back doing my Mash Ups after a busy break of travelling filming new courses and attending sewing expos (and also a sewing machine accident, ouch!). Now I need your help! I have narrowed it down to four sewing patterns and need assistance deciding which one to sew. I love your input, read on to see more and vote.

Featured Instructor: Dyanne Marte

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Dyanne Marte first began sewing and designing at the age of 12. She loved se wing so much that she changed her major from architecture to fashion while attending the Savannah College of Art and Design. At SCAD, she fell in love with knits while taking a course on designing activewear knits. After graduation, she moved to New York City to work for such companies as NY & Co., J. Crew and Doncaster where she held positions in design, sourcing and development. While working, she studied design management at Pratt Institute.

Halloween Decoration: Bats

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Don’t be frightened! These bats are waiting quietly for Halloween to arrive. That’s their big night, when they will happily share their sweet contents with you. Read to see how to make your own…

Fall Coat Trends

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While we are still enjoying the fall temperatures here in Colorado, we know that serious cold weather is just around the corner and now is the time to sewing for it. Back in February, fashion designers sent coats down their runways that set the trends for our approaching weather and we’ve rounded up our favorites along with patterns to make them your own. If you’re looking to keep things classic, opt for minimalist coats with interest, grown-up toggles and pea coats with a modern shape. To make a statement, patchwork faux fur for optimal warmth and style, add shearling to points of interest on your topper or forgo fitted for an oversized silhouette. Read the article to see the six coat trends you should have on your fall sewing list.

La Dolce Vita: 10 New Plus Size Women's Sewing Patterns

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Sexy cuts that accentuate beautiful curves. These plus size looks from the November 2016 issue of BurdaStyle are just right and look great!

How to Mark, Lay, and Sew Various Types of Pleats

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Technique Spotlight

Question
… “How do I prevent irregular pleats?”

Answer
“Mark the exact placement on fabric, and baste the pleats in place before you sew”… Read on to see the pleat process.

Asymmetric Peplum DIY

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With unfinished edges or made of leather – asymmetric peplums add new interest to old garments! Or easily add one as your sewing a new one, read on to see how…

Green With Envy: 4 Women's Sewing Patterns

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This collection is from January 2010 issue of BurdaStyle features four patterns sewn out of fun green fabric and proves that some styles are truly timeless.

From Sketch to Pattern: NEW Course!

 Hi BurdaStylers! I have been super busy lately being present at all of the fall Original Sewing Expo events, but before I left on those adventures I filmed a brand new course in studio! Read on to learn more and register…

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