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Sew Dakota Johnson's Style


With the release of the last ‘Fifty Shades’ installment in just a few short weeks, we’re taking a look at the film’s leading lady, Dakota Johnson’s greatest style moments. She’s Hollywood royalty and her style, acting chops and movie franchise has secured her spot as an ‘It’ girl.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Workout Pants


Last week I shared the process of maying myself a new workout tank and now I obviously need pants to match! This will be my first mash up of 2017, and I’m starting with the January issue of BurdaStyle magazine. As I said in my resolutions post, every month my mash up will be from the current month’s issue. Here’s to one in twelve garments for the year… Read on to see my first steps in sewing our Athletic Leggings.

Mary Tyler Moore's TV Style Moments


Mary Tyler Moore has been an icon for so many women over the years. In addition to paving the way for feminists in a time when the word wasn’t trendy, she also changed style and the way women dressed for work. She laid groundwork for women to be funny, smart, independent, hard working and of course, fashionable. Here are some of our favorite Mary Tyler Moore TV style moments.

Bohemian Deluxe: 10 New Women's Sewing Patterns


This enchanting collection from the February 2017 issue of BurdaStyle has us dreaming of traveling to far away lands and warmer temperatures.

DIY Valentine's Day Boxers


Handmade gifts are always nice and personal, so why not make your special someone a custom pair o f boxers for this coming Valentine’s Day. Read on to see how to make a pair yourself…

Sew Your Own Workout Tank


I have been making leggings, and athletic wear for years and I absolutely love working with (and wearing) these types of fabrics. I even have a workout wear course where you’ll learn how to now only sew, but draft your own athletic and yoga wear. Sew along with me in this post where I show how I sewed our Athletic Tank pattern from the 01/2017 issue.

Best Dressed from the People's Choice Awards


See the red carpet looks we loved from the 2017 People’s Choice Awards!

12 Must-Have Wardrobe Staples


Even if you’re not able to own each one of these items by the time you’re 30, we doubt you can argue with the necessity in having a versatile little black dress and a perfectly fit blazer. The idea of having timeless wardrobe staples is that you can better mix and match your wardrobe, leaving you without those “I have nothing to wear!” moments we’ve all experienced. Of course, this list will differ slightly based on everyone so tailor it to yourself. If you don’t love black, make your classic trousers in a bold blue or if you don’t feel comfortable in a pencil skirt, go for a pleated, skater skirt style.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Pants Project Debut


Debuting my finished outfit! Both my pants and off the shoulder blouse turned out great and I love how they look together. Read on to see more outfit pictures as well as some member variations, and even my next project pattern plan.

Seven Sewing Resolutions for 2017


It is that time of year where everyone is making, following, or forgetting their New Year’s resolutions. I have been following my non-sewing one so far and have made it to several dance classes at the gym and loving it! I also made seven sewing resolutions I hope to achieve in 2017, read on to see what they are…

Business Class: 8 New Women's Sewing Patterns


These outfits from the January 2017 issue of BurdaStyle are all about serious business-wear for the working woman. Discover silhouettes that shape your body in a way that is both flattering and professional. Your confidence will fly sky high!

Sew and Draft Your Own Personal 7 Piece Workout Wear Collection


We all know there is a shortage of athletic and workout wear sewing patterns out there, and they require specific pattern making and sewing techniques. That’s why we developed the Sew and Draft Your Own Personal 7 Piece Workout Wear Collection course with BurdaStyle’s very own, Meg Healy!

Cork Smart Phone Case


Small effort, big effect! This stylish cork smartphone case is quick and easy to make – we promise. Read on to see how to sew one for yourself.

Re-Create Clothes Already in Your Wardrobe


If your like me then perhaps you find yourself wearing the same clothes over and over because you love the fit of them! Transform your favorite fitting pieces in your wardrobe into paper patterns so you can make them again and again. Register here for my live webinar on Thursday Feb 9th to learn the different methods of doing this. Read on to learn more…

What to Make & Take for Valentine's Day


Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your loving spouse or a group of your favorite girlfriends, pretty underpinnings and a sexy cocktail dress will make this holiday much more bearable. We’ve rounded up courses to take that may inspire a new Valentine’s Day garment along with patterns perfect for a night out in the name of love.


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