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Learn How to Take Any Pattern and Make It Your Size!


Once you’ve finished this online course, Pattern Grading for Plus Sizes, you’ll be able to take any pattern, whatever its size, and make it fit you!

Closet Swap: 14 New Plus Size Women's Sewing Patterns


Mothers and daughters can often have the same fashion sense with just a tweak of the details or a fresh fabric can make the difference and let the individual personality shine through.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Blouse Project Reaveal


Hi BurdaStylers! I’m back after a CRAZY hectic couple of weeks. I know last time I posted about this Mash Up I said I was going to photograph and post it the week after… Then we decided to move and I had to go back to F+W studios to film a new course for BurdaStyle Academy. It ended up working out great because I brought my finished blouse to photograph in studio while filming, and the images turned out fabulous! Read on to see more…

Most Popular Patterns of 2016 - So Far!


Here are the top 10 selling pattern of the first half of 2016. The list includes old favorites, which we’re sure you’ve seen or sewn before but we are happy to see new patterns published just this year on the list as well.

Free Mini Courses


Psstt! Have you heard about our FREE mini courses on BurdaStyle Academy?

Happy National Sewing Machine Day!


In honor of this great day, celebrating the machine that drives our passion for sewing clothes we love to wear, we’re giving away TWO sewing patterns for FREE!

Retro Chic: 11 Women's Sewing Patterns


This week’s patterns from bBurdaStyle magazine are inspired by the American ’50s. Form fitting garments and classic styles in gorgeous pastel colors with a modern take. Make yourself a high-waist pencil skirt with starburst pleats, a classic seersucker blouse, or a pair of leather shorts.

Put a Heart on It


It’s love at first sight! Bright red hearts in glittering fabric take basics up a notch. Read on to see how you can fall back in love with your clothes with DIY hearts.

Smart Looks for Men: 4 Men's Sewing Patterns


The new men’s collection from the June 2016 issue of BurdaStyle magazine features four very different looks for the smart man with style.

6 Dresses You Should Make & Wear This Summer


After what felt like a very long winter, the temperature is now steadily warm and the sun is out! Take a look at six dresses that we can’t wait to make and wear this summer to everything from barbecues to weddings. While dresses are fun to wear, they can sometimes be daunting to make, so make sure to check out our Dressmaking course, which starts today!

Sgt. Pepper: 6 New Women's Sewing Patterns


This collection from the June 2016 issue of BurdaStyle features ’60s style garments including a cool Sgt. Pepper style jacket and flared trousers.

Online Course: Pattern Grading for All Sizes


If you want to be able to alter any size sewing pattern to fit your body, join Mary Danielson in this 6 week live-course! Starts today!

DIY Petal Appliqué


No need to go to the florist – you can now make the loveliest flowers yourself and add them to your garments! See the DIY below and download the petal pattern.

Southwestern Summer: 12 New Women's Sewing Patterns


This collection is from the 06/2012 issue, and one of our favorites! Inspired by western clothing, these patterns are casual and perfect for everyday wear. From delicate lace to denim and leather, you can choose to make yourself a cool summer dress or a hip leather vest with fringe. All instructions have been updated into new format, see them all below…

Design Your Own Fabric


I refreshed my fabric design skills and went into our Fabric Design with Illustrator & Photoshop course to design myself a new print for a summery top! Read on to see my print and what pattern I plan on making with it. You also have until June 4th to join in on this session, reserve your spot here to learn from Lauren Dahl.


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