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Finish With Flair! Embroidered Belt DIY


Did you know that February is National Embroidery Month? It is, and we will be celebrating all month long! Here we show how to embroider a belt…Prepare the layers, place the design, embroider: An embroidered border design adds an extra touch of personalization to these Belted Trousers, read on to see the tutorial and get out that embroidery machine…

Featured Member: SewingJulieBlog


It has been a while since we did a featured member, and we are thrilled to bring it back because we have so many talented members here on BurdaStyle.com! Today we are featuring member SewingJulieBlog who is a self-proclaimed young business professional by day, sewing school student by night. Read on to learn more about Julie…

What to Make for Mardi Gras!


Mardi Gras is fast approaching and whether or not you plan to head over to New Orleans you can still dress festive and eat pancakes for dinner on a Tuesday! Read on to see fashionable and festive outfits that you can sew yourself just in time for the celebrations…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 01/2018: Reveal


I’m so happy with how these leggings turned out, they are super comfy and I love the high waist! I even made a second pair and matching yoga top pattern from the same collection using a thicker supplex for the bottoms and a double faced jersey for the top which worked perfectly for the back drape. Read on to see more images…

New Course: Introduction to Garment Sewing


I’m so excited to debut our latest course on BurdaStyle Academy! This course is for sewists that are still a bit new to sewing, especially garments and using BurdaStyle patterns. So if you have already taken our Introduction to Sewing course, then this new course is the perfect next step to teach you more about using patterns and sewing specifically dresses and tops! Read on to learn more, watch the promo, see the included patterns and register here

Quick Tip: Adjust Patterns for a Full Tummy


Is the waistband too tight? Does the fabric stretch? You might need more fullness in the front. Learn how to quickly and easily adjust your pattern by reading on…

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards


The Grammy Awards were on last night, and we were definitely watching! We love the Grammys of course for the music, but the fashions are always amazing too. The Grammy’s style are always fun, outrageous, and sometimes a little but crazy… Read on to see some of our picks for best and worst dressed as well as how you can get some of the looks using BurdaStyle patterns!

Think Pink: 9 NEW Sewing Patterns


Shades of fuchsia, bubble gum, rosé and the like add a special blush to the complexion to whisk the winter blues away. This collection is from the 01/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

DIY Decorative Neck Bow


Sporty, casual or elegant: These bows adapt to every style. Enhance your blouse with one of these decorative pieces and it will bring you to instant glamour! Best of all? They are easy to make, read on to follow the steps.

Sports Bra & How to Use a Twin Needle


Yesterday I checked my mail box and the latest issue of Sew News Magazine was in there! For this issue I sewed up a sports bra in a cool space/galaxy printed spandex and show in my article how I rotated the dart in the pattern and also converted to pleats! I can’t believe it has already been a year since I started doing this column in every issue of Sew News, and it has been such a wonderful, rewarding, and inspiring experience. Can’t wait to see what 2018 brings! Read on to see more pictures, and learn how to use a twin sewing machine needle (video!) so you can achieve the same finish I used on this sports bra.

Sewn with Love Valentine's Day Card


Greetings from the heart, we send our loved ones to Valentine’s Day with this sweet heart card hand sewn with love! Read on to see how to make…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 01/2018: Part 3


This week I finished sewing my January Mash Up, and I’m so excited next week to debut it! I love these leggings so much I even whipped up another pair and a matching yoga top. This Burda Challenge is really inspiring to push myself and sew even more. These footed leggings are definitely going to be staple in my athletic pattern rotation and I’m sure I’ll make a couple more pairs with and without the “feet”. Read on to see how I sewed on the waistband and finished up these leggings…

Italy Fashion Tour 2018: We're Going Back!


I’m so thrilled to announce that we are GOING BACK to Italy in 2018, and you can come too! When I went on this tour last year, it was such a wonderful experience for me and a fabulous way to Italy. If you love food, site-seeing, fashion, and meeting other sewists from across the globe, then this tour is perfect for you. The tour is September 16th – 24th 2018 with an optional Rome extension, so if you are interested reserve your spot here soon because space in limited! Read on to see some of the highlights from my trip…

Quick Tip: Easily Update the Style of Your Pants


Iron-on strips of leather are the detail of the hour. They give a sporty look and make any unspectacular pair of pants the right kind of eye-catcher. Also works for covering up holes/rips/stains in pants – just put a strip on it! Read on to see how…

SAG Awards: Red Carpet Trends


6 Trends we saw on the SAG 2018 Awards red carpet that you can sew yourself! Awards season is in full swing, just a couple week’s ago we saw The Golden Globes red carpet style with everyone in black for a very important cause. Last night’s fashions did not disappoint and the stars went all out! Read on to see some of our favorite red carpet trends and pattern picks so you can recreate them…


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