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BurdaStyle Advent Calendar

Count down to the holidays with BurdaStyle and 25 days of sewing deals and giveaways! Check back everyday to click on the date and be taken to a $0.25 (or free) pattern, discounted pattern bundle, or even an on sale course registration! Unlock the deals everyday and enjoy your holiday season. Read more to see the clickable calendar…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Sewing my Dress!


Last post I blogged about cutting and all the pre-assembly of my High Collar Dress Mash Up! This dress is turning out so great (and taking me a long time… sorry guys!) Read on to see my first steps in sewing this dress…

Glamour Shot: 10 New Patterns


This new collection from the December 2015 issue of BurdaStyle features modern, wearable patterns that includes oversize sweaters and dresses, a sleek fitted maxi dress and a cool waistcoat with leather detail. Shop all 10 patterns here.

Deck the Halls: 11 Patterns


This collection from the December 2011 issue of BurdaStyle features beautiful patterns fit for a holiday party! Chic wool trousers, a princess coat and fitted skirts will be on the top of your wishlist this season.

A Thank You from!


Happy Thanksgiving from the team! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite Holiday DIY projects in the German prints of BurdaStyle and now have them available for FREE on!

November Flagship Kit & Drafting Deluxe Kit!


We have a special announcement about kits coming soon on… But in the meantime our November Flagship Kit is available for download and includes EVERY sewing pattern in the the 11/2015 issue. Also, our successful and one of our very few physical kits The Modification and Drafting Deluxe Kit only has 29 left in stock! Makes a great present to yourself or a sewing loved one for the holiday season.

The Difference Between Knit and Woven Fabrics


All fabrics can be categorized into either being a knit or woven fabric. The simplest way to determine if a fabric is a knit or woven is if it is stretchy or not… Woven’s do not naturally stretch, and knit fabrics do. There are a lot more things to learn about the different characteristics of fabrics, but when sewing it is very important to know the difference and also know what type of fabric your sewing pattern is meant for. There are few patterns that the fabric can be interchanged. Read on to learn more about knit and woven fabrics and their characteristics…

Holiday Dress: 9 New Patterns


This new collection from the December 2015 issue of BurdaStyle features classy looks that are perfect for your next holiday party! Feminine dresses, classic trousers and sexy blouses will be all you need this season.

Distressing Denim


Distressed Denim is back… and here’s how-to distress your jeans at home!

Hotel Bar: 6 New Plus Size Patterns


This new collection from the December 2015 issue of BurdaStyle features six new plus size patterns that will flatter your figure. Sleek and chic little black dresses will keep you looking good for years to come, while a classic car coat will make sure you’re also staying warm without sacrificing any style.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Cutting My Dress!


Last week I debuted my new fabric for this Mash Up, and this week I cut out my dress in preparation for sewing. Also my Jean Course that I wrote about last post is now live and you can register! Read on to see more…

Corset with Quilted Cups: Design and Sewing Course


This is a basic course for learning how to sew a proper corsets and corset based dresses! Read more here!

Sherlock Holmes: 17 Patterns


This collection from the December 2011 issue of BurdaStyle might be “old” but we have plenty of new patterns for you, including a handfull of FREE DIY patterns! Check out classic cullottes, trench coats and a few cozy treats for the ‘Watson’ in your life!

Sewing Lesson: Faux Crocodile Purse 113 12/2015


Did you all see the lovely Faux Crocodile Purse in yesterday’s collection Out Cold? It is gorgeous, and has a sew along! Read on to see the pictured step on how to make yourself this versatile purse…

New BurdaEasy Pattern: Coats!


Introducing the latest release from the BurdaEasy HW/2014 issue… BurdaEasy Coats! This coat has a waistline seam to make it easy to panel different coat fabrics together and it is closed by either a zipper or push buttons. One variation includes large bellow pockets with zippers and the other mocks pockets with just the flaps! Either way you make this coat, it will be easy to sew and is a great pattern for tackling your first coat sewing project. Download yours here.


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