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FREE Sew-Along: Sew Yourself an Edgy Biker Jacket


I’m so thrilled to announce that our third FREE Sew-Along is now live and open for you participation! And if you join and sew-along before March 16th, you are entered to win one of several prizes including a HUSQVARNA VIKING® TRIBUTE™ 145C sewing machine and Coats & Clark prize pack. So if you want to learn how to construct a biker style jacket this winter with help from me, then go ahead and register today. Plus size jacket variation also included! Read on to learn more and see the jackets that I made…

DIY Furry Clutch


FURRY, FUN, FANTASTIC! Chase the winter blues away with a fluffy faux fur clutch in bubblegum pink. This bag instantly adds style to basic outfits… and also looks great with a LBD, for evenings. Read on to see how to make.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2018: Part 2


This week I focused on sewing together the skirt section of my dress and attached one of the faux leather panels with lots of topstitching! I love how this dress pattern is coming together and I can’t wait to wear it.

NYFW Fall '18 Runway: Make the Trends


Around Valentine’s Day in New York City, not only is love in the air – but also fashion! Funny enough that one of the biggest trends I spotted on the runway already was the use of red and pink fabrics together. Read on to see some of my favorite looks so far and how you can sew up the latest styles in time for Fall 2018…

Quick Tip: Sewing a Neck Facing with Zipper


Neck facings are one of the easiest (and neatest) ways to finish a neckline edge. But what if a zipper is involved? Things can get messy and complicated. Read on to see a quick and easy way of installing a neckline facing with invisible zipper…

Wild Life: 13 NEW Patterns for Mom & Kids!


Now is the time to get back to Nature! We have the perfect outdoor wardrobe for your family adventure from the 02/2018 issue fo BurdaStyle magazine.

DIY Coffee Cozies


Nothing can burn your fingers with these powerful coffee cozies! Everyone knows the problem – the coffee to go is in the cup, but this is so hot that you can hardly hold it. A sweet and stylish remedy we find in these bear cup warmers. They can simply be slipped over any mug, and our fingers are spared from the heat.

Sewing Lesson: Faux Two-Piece Dress #113 02/2018


This dress is a real masterpiece! But don’t worry – we help you here with the sewing, every step of the way. Sew it for yourself and follow this sewing lesson to make our Faux Two-Piece Dress pattern that debuted in our Best Dressed pattern collection from the February 2018 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this couture dress.

Valentine's Date Outfit Ideas


As well all know Valentine’s Day is around the corner and if you still looking for that perfect outfit to wear then check out these outfits that you can make for any kind of date you are going on…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2018: Part 1


I can’t believe it is February already! The first month of 2018 just flew by, and I sewed so many things as seen in our challenge wrap up post. And with a new month, comes a new Mash Up – and this week I start to sew the dress pattern I picked from the 02/2018 issue.

Quick Tip: Transform a Tin into a Jewelry Holder


Our favorite jewelry deserves only the best! A decorative tin with ultra-soft pillow (which, by the way, also makes a good gift box). Makes the perfect Valentine’s Day gift! Don’t throw away those cute little tins you get, read on to see how they can be transformed…

January Round Up & February Plans!


The first month of 2018 has come and gone, and we’re wrapping up what was sewn for the BurdaStyle Challenge in the month of January, as well as what I have planned for February! This challenge really has made me sew more and I love seeing everyone post about what they are making on Instagram as well as all their Burda magazine stashes as Saturday Night Stitch also highlights in her January round up post here. Read on to see some of our member project highlights as well as what I sewed…

Best Dressed: 8 NEW Sewing Patterns


These retro looks from the 02/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine include a modern twist to revive the glamour vibe – with inspirational couture details and luxurious fabrics.

Make Paper Hearts!


Sweet decoration idea for a romantic Valentine’s Day. Transform paper or fabric into these little hearts that you can spread around a decorated table, stick to the wall, or even make out of editable paper to eat! Read on to see how to make…

Sealed with a Kiss.. Appliqué


It’s easy to see how much we love this trend. Lip appliqués embellish pullovers, tops, and more! Whether on the catwalks in the all-over look or striking on a T-shirt – the creativity is no limit to this trend. We show you how you can make the red lip applications yourself, just read on…


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