Sewing Stretch Knits for Swimwear and Intimate Apparel


In Monday’s Web Seminar you’ll learn how to make your home sewn knits look off-the-rack! Sign-up here!

Azure Coast: 9 Summer Sewing Patterns


A romper, sheer dress, jersey pants, and tube top sparkle in sequins and shades of turquoise. Bring a little summer magic into your sewing! These designs are from the July 2011 issue of Burda Style magazine. All instructions for previously published patterns have been updated.

Quilting WorkShop with Mary Fons!


As much as we love sewing dazzling BurdaStyle designs, there’s nothing quite like curling up underneath your very own handmade quilt! You don’t want to miss the exciting quilting workshop taught by quilter extraordinaire Mary Fons at The Sewing Studio New York!

Summer Sloper Design Contest


We want to see what you’re making with BurdaStyle’s original slopers. Tag your projects to enter this sewing contest and win a and Michael Miller Fabrics prize pack! Update: Entries are now closed. Stay tuned for voting and a special project gallery! Cover image swatches:

First Blush: 7 Soft Patterns


Get a crush on these soft and sweet patterns in shades of pink with tiers of ruffles, lots of ruching, and three pretty tops. These designs are from the July 2010 issue of Burda Style magazine. All instructions for previously published patterns have been updated.

Trend Spotting: Paris Couture Fashion Week


Fall/Winter Haute Couture fashion week is well underway, and among the lavish, avante-garde creations floating down the runways, we’ve picked out some totally wearable (and sewable!) looks from Chanel.

Design and Make your own Swimwear: Introducing the Swimsuit Sloper


Previously and with great success we launched our Bodice and Skirt Slopers as well as our Pant Sloper. We love the aspect of transforming a basic template “sloper” and modifying it to make your own design. We developed this Swimwear Sloper to be easily adaptable. Transform it into a retro style maillot, a bikini, or an edgy one-piece with cutouts!

Digital Pattern Drafting with Adobe Illustrator


Do you love creating your own sewing patterns – but wish there was an easier, quicker way? Read more here about the new online course for Digital Pattern Drafting with Adobe Illustrator!

Sewing Sheer Fabric Styles


There are a number of creative ways to incorporate sheer fabrics into a style. Whether you’re sewing a fully sheer garment or adding in a see-through sliver here and there, everyone can rock this trend.

Featured Member: Sweetharte


Meet our latest featured member, Laura Harte aka Sweetharte! Read on for Frankenstein-ing clothes, embroidery inspiration, the importance of fabric, and how to pull off any style.

Web Seminar! Business: Get Started Teaching Sewing


If you love sewing and are eager to pass your skills on to other then Monday’s Web Seminar is PERFECT for you! Sign up here for Monday’s Web Seminar!

Open Air: 11 Summer Patterns


These frocks, gowns, and blouses cover the summer party circuit, from office lunches to formal garden parties and late night dance parties. Start a festive season with bright satins and metallics! These designs are from the July 2014 issue of Burda Style magazine.

Dressing For Work In The Summer Heat


If your office has a dress code, or you wear a suit to work everyday, getting dressed every morning can be a sweaty experience! Unless you have the option of wearing a tank top and short-shorts, here are a few ways to beat the heat and still look professional.

June 2014 Favorites


Take a look at the best selling patterns for the month of June!

New at BurdaStyle Videos: Romantic Maxi Dress


This picturesque gown has a soft, floaty feel and looks stunning as both a formal garment or everyday wear! Watch the video here!


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