Sewing Lesson: How to Make Overalls


Here is an easy to follow sewing lesson for our Bootcut Overalls sewing pattern that debuted in our Prairie Darling pattern collection from the June 2014 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this overalls sewing pattern great for an edgy ‘back to school’ look.

Top 5 Reasons to Sew Your Own Lingerie


Ready to slip into something more comfortable? Sew your own lingerie! We have the top 5 reasons you should start.

Red Carpet Watch: Emmy Awards and MTV Video Music Awards 2014


This weekend was packed with red carpet style… see a few of our favorite looks! We’re picking the standout dresses from the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards and 66 Annual Emmy Awards red carpets.

How to Make a Crop Top


Crop tops are all the rage right now in fashion, and the only thing better than a crop top is a crop top with matching high waisted skirt! I know I am seeing this style everywhere from the runway, to the street and on many celebrities. Since I really wanted to make a two piece dress (crop top and skirt), I documented all my drafting steps using our new fitted dress sloper as my base pattern. Check it out, and easily make one for yourself!

Fall 2014 Fashion Must Haves


Whether you are heading back to school or simply want to update your fall wardrobe, stay on top of the latest trends with these stylish patterns!

Featured Instructor: Simone Sangerman


Meet Simone Sangerman, designer, pattern maker, and lingerie expert. Get inspired by her eclectic style and learn more in the upcoming lingerie sewing and design course!

Elements and Principles of Design: Your Guide to Designing a Flattering Garment


During this live web seminar, you’ll learn how to apply the elements & principles to your personal garment design Read more here!

Fall Blossoms: 10 New Designs


Bring romance wherever you go in this floral collection with plenty of ruffled dresses, tops, and pants. These designs are from the September 2014 issue of Burda Style magazine.

September at The Sewing Studio New York!


It has been a great summer at The Sewing Studio New York, and we can’t wait for the start of the exciting fall season. Find out more about our sewing classes for all skill levels starting in September!

Celebrate BurdaStyle U.S. Magazine's First Birthday!


We’re wishing BurdaStyle U.S. magazine a very happy first birthday! Show us how the magazine inspires you, and you could win a social spotlight or a full year subscription.

Introducing Basic Bodice and Skirt Slopers in Plus Sizes!


We are excited to announce that we now offer our popular bodice and skirt slopers in plus sizes! Slopers are a great foundation and base for designing and creating your own sewing patterns that really fit your body and style. These slopers are designed to have minimal detail so that they can be easily manipulated through pattern making. Read more and get your copy of our fitting bodice and skirt slopers in regular or plus size.

Take a Sneak Peek at Our Latest Sewing Contest!


Ready to try Amy Barickman’s Magic Patterns? See how you can win a fabulous prize with the Magic Pattern Book Sewing Contest! (Hint: It’s a brand new machine!) Read the rules and get your project started. UPDATE: The deadline has been extended! Enter now until 10/6 to win the Grand Prize.

Site Updates at


We’re rolling out some exciting new changes to our How-To categories. Read on to make finding what you need easier than ever…

The New Fall Issue of BurdaStyle U.S. Magazine is On Sale Now


Your fall fashion magazine collection isn’t complete without BurdaStyle U.S. Get the new Fall 2014 issue for $12.99!

How to Take your Etsy Shop to the Next Level: Boost Traffic and Sales


During this live web seminar, you’ll learn what’s the next step to selling on Etsy besides posting products. Read more here!


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