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Meg's Magazine Mash Up 09/2017: Reveal


Last week I finished off with sewing the cuff and this week is all about the shirred collar! Then after I sewed in the collar and stitched the hem my blouse was finished and I absolutely love it and it is the perfect blouse for the fall time. Read on to see how I finished sewing my blouse and more images…

Quick Tip: Make a Flounce!


Flounces are decorative elements that can be found on numerous garments like skirts and blouses, but also on jackets and dresses! They give the garment a playful and romantic look and they are easy to sew. Here we show how flounces are sewn for BurdaStyle patterns and how they can be incorporated into your clothes.

Brit Chic: 12 New Women and Men's Patterns


Classic and elegant cuts sewn with tweed fabrics in layers of colour make this modern and mature collection from the 09/2017 issue of BurdaStyle an autumn must-have for him and her.

Project Runway Recap, S 16, E6


Models Off Duty: This week the designers had to create a street wear look for their model to wear in the heart of NYC for a professional photo shoot. The models would then be able to post these photos on their social media accounts.

DIY Baby Hat


Baby’s first trendy accessory. Jersey caps are darling and very quick to make – and they make wonderful gifts!

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Member Model Challenge is Back!


National Sewing Month starts tomorrow and to kick it off a little early we are starting a new Member Model Challenge for the month of September! It has been over a year since our last challenge and are very excited to launch it back up. This time around we are looking for a member to create our Fifties Dress pattern, so if you want your dress variation to be the face of this fabulous retro pattern then read on to learn more… Deadline for submissions extended to Sunday Oct 1st

1 Dress 3 Different Ways!


I love versatile wardrobe pieces! They are fun to make because you know you’ll get a ton of wear out of them and it’s like you are taking the time to sew one piece when you really kind of get three. Read on to see which pattern I used…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 09/2017: Sewing Part 2


Last week I debuted which pattern from the September issue I was mashing up! It’s our High Neck Blouse, and this week I made some great progress on it. Read on to see my next steps in sewing this fall floral blouse…

Quick Tip: Cropped Hem


Here we show how a “cropped” hem is sewn. In this case, the method of whittling down a hem with tightly set zigzag stitches and is especially useful for cascades, frills and flounce hems.

Emmy Awards Fashion Recap


We recap our favorite looks and trends spotted on the 69th annual Emmy Awards red carpet, and also pair BurdaStyle patterns so you can sew the look!

See us Live: Project Swap


Sew News Project Swap – at Original Sewing & Quilt Expo! If you’re in Schaumburg, Illinois September 28, 29 & 30, 2017 stop on by the Sew News & BurdaStyle booth, we have an exciting event just for you…

Project Runway Recap, S 16, E5


Descending Into Good and Evil: The stars from Disney’s Descentants 2 were on hand at Lyndhurst Castle to present this week’s challenge: Make an eveningwear garment inspired either by “good” or “evil.” Michael, the winner from last week, got to choose who would be “good” and who would be “evil.” Everyone seemed happy with his choices.

Love is in Bloom: 10 NEW Sewing Patterns


Dark floral prints, feminine details like ruffles and shirring, and a cool layering style work together for trendy fashion with a touch of 90s flair. Romance is definitely in the air for this collection from the 09/2017 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine.

DIY: Halter Top


Hurry up! Bold vintage prints are everywhere this season. We used one to sew a halter top that is easy enough for beginners, read on to see how…

Sewing Lesson: Overlap Dress #116B 09/2017


It might not look like it, but the instructions for this glamorous dress style are very easy to understand. Just take it one step at a time and follow this sewing lesson to make our Overlap Dress pattern that debuted in our Oh So Sweet! pattern collection from the September 2017 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this dress for holiday season coming up.


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