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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…

BurdaStyle Academy: May 2016 Course Calendar

Check out what’s going on this month at BurdaStyle Academy!

Free Style: 11 New Western & Boho Women's Sewing Patterns

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Are you looking for a fashionable adventure? These outfits from the May 2015 issue of BurdaStyle are for fashionistas of all ages combine the best road trip movie looks and romantic vacations. A beautiful bonus? The lace dresses, western jackets and boho blouses are all easy to sew!

DIY Mother's Day Gifts

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Mother’s Day is fast approaching and now is the time to figure out what to get… or make! You totally have time to make all of these things for your mom, since I totally finished making them in one evening. Check out this DIY post on how I made my mother some embroidered tea towels and an eye mask. I can’t wait to give these little handmade gifts to my mom!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Gold Godet Skirt Reveal!

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Hi BurdaStylers! Here is my finished gold godet skirt, and it fits great (and is fun to wear). This skirt I decided is still a work in progress, sure I finished sewing it and did some super awesome embroidery on it. But I want to embroider it more! I want to add a new motif every month for the next year, just to the panel piece, thoughts? Read on to see how I embroidered the piece and some more images of my final project.

Leather Pocket

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Check out this DIY to see how you can add accent and contrast pockets to your garments!

Digital Pattern Drafting 101

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Interested in skipping the paper, rulers and French curves and learning to draft right on the computer?

How to Rotate a Dart

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This is one of the first pattern making skills I learned, and still use to this day when manipulating my sewing patterns. Sometimes I just don’t want the dart in the original location, and it is great that it is so easy to rotate darts! You can rotate darts in any sewing pattern that has an existing dart. Read on to see the video…

Dressed to Impress: 6 Plus Size Women's Sewing Patterns

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This feminine collection from the May 2010 issue of BurdaStyle features six dresses that flatter a woman’s body.

Our Runway to Reality Look Book with Brother Is Here!

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Notice something different about our BurdaStyle banner? You can now download our Runway to Reality look book with Brother! To keep up to date and in the loop with everything Burda then enter your email above to access the look book filled with sewing tutorials, runway inspiration, and 2 free sewing patterns. Read more on the look book below, and see a behind the scenes video.

Within the Lines: 10 New Women's Sewing Patterns

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This new collection is from the May 2016 issue of BurdaStyle features 10 sewing patterns that are classic in design and wear-ability. Whether as part of a prominent pattern, as a subtle detail or as part of a straightforward color-block: Stripes transform comfortably elegant dresses, tops, and trousers into this season’s must-haves.

Featured Member: Haylee Atkinson

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We’re sew excited about our newest Featured Member, miss Haylee Atkinson! She first caught our eye as the chosen Member Project of the Week a few months back in a gorgeous red lace dress inspired by Valentino. Read our interview with her to learn more about when she fell in love with sewing, what she dreams of making someday and what inspires her.

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