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Meg's Magazine Mash Up 03/2017: Reveal


I waited for the rain to clear and went outside in my completed Mash Up top of our Embroidered Cold Shoulder Blouse. Click to see more images and what else I have been working on…

Quick Tip: Cutting Out Striped Fabric


Striped fabric is always in style and to sew striped garments you need to pay extra special attention to the stripes and the pattern when cutting out.

Desert Queen: 9 NEW Women's Sewing Patterns


Dramatic silhouettes, eye-catching graphic patterns in harmonious earth tones and sharp details awaken the adventurous spirit within each of us. This new collection from the April 2017 issue of BurdaStyle offers fresh fashion for summer days.

DIY Fabric Baby Blocks


These blocks are soft and easy to hold for making tiny houses. Sewn with cotton and pieces of thick foam, they are perfect for the early months of stacking. Read on to see how to make…

Scandi Street Style


During the last few years the fashion crowd turned their heads more and more to Scandinavia, especially to cities like Copenhagen and Stockholm. Not only because of the huge impact global brands like H&M have. Scandi street style is all over blogs, Pinterest and Instagram… We get inspired by bloggers and fashionistas from Sweden, Denmark and Norway who wear affordable yet stylish brands like Monki, &otherstories, Weekday and COS or the more upmarket brands like Filippa K or famous Acne Studios.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 03/2017: Sewing


Hi BurdaStylers! Last week I debuted that I was going to sew our Embroidered Cold Shoulder Blouse for my next Mash Up. I’m happy to say that I have it all complete, read on to see how I sewed it together…

Quick Tip: Sewing an Exposed Zipper


Zippers don’t always have to be functional, they can also be decorative and add a bit of edge and style to your garments. Read on to see how to install a zipper with exposing the teeth.

What to Sew for Easter


Whatever your Easter plans are this year, stylish is one thing you will most definitely want to be. It’s that quintessential day when we can break out of our winter jackets, sweaters and pants and wear something light and fun. Here are 10 outfits perfect for church, brunch and everything in between!

Play Time: 8 New Children's Sewing Patterns


Comfortable, simple and super sweet! Moms, grandma’s and aunties alike will love these new children’s sewing patterns for baby boys and girls, which also includes a pillow case, soft blocks and a knitted sweater. Have fun with colorful printed fabrics in. The soft blocks are a great way to use of fabric scraps!

DIY Hand Embroidery


This step by step will get you underway to achieve this beautifully embroidered neckline that has the look of a collier on our newly released Embroidered Cold Shoulder Top.

Sewing Lesson: Off the Shoulder Top #118 03/2017


Nothing to wear? Here’s the solution – this top is not only super trendy, it can also be sewn in a flash! Follow this sewing lesson to make our Off the Shoulder Top pattern that debuted in our Eclectic Beauty pattern collection from the March 2017 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this trendy top.

Going to the Chapel: 20 Updated Women's Sewing Patterns


We’ve updated this wedding and wedding guest sewing pattern collection from the March 2011 issue of BurdaStyle, to include new descriptions and instructions just in time for wedding season!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 03/2017: Cutting Out


Hi BurdaStylers! I’m excited to finally be able to work on my next Mash Up, and this month I chose our Embroidered Cold Shoulder Blouse. I wanted a quick sew project that I can wear on the first warm day here and this blouse was perfect. I’m also totally still into the shoulder reveal trend. Read on to see what I have been up to and how I plan to make this pattern…

Quick Tip: How to Fix a Snagged Stitch


Everybody hates a snagged stitch espeically on a garment that you already finished sewing! I always catch my garments on the corners of my drafting table, but luckily there is a quick fix to hide a snagged stitch and make it so your fabric won’t unravel.

Pattern Drafting and Designing for Stretch Fabrics


Slopers are the perfect starting point for designing and making your own sewing patterns and garments. Slopers are in essence the basic template for the pattern making process, and they are used to establish the fit of the body. So when you have a perfectly fitting sloper to your body, you’ll have a perfectly fitting garment!


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