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Quick Tip: Stitch in the Ditch

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Stitching in the ditch is the method of stitching very close to a seam so it is nearly invisible. Try using a piping foot on your sewing machine to get really close and achieve a perfect stitch in the ditch.

Tropical Beauty: 6 NEW Plus Size Women's Sewing Patterns

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The styles are an invitation for an evening out…perhaps even a cocktail outside when it’s warm and sunny? These styles with flattering flounces, tropical prints and attractive silhouettes show off a the figure and will have you ready for summer days.

Kid's Easter Style

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Just like adults, kids need Easter outfits! When mum is dressing up, the little ones shall get a cute spring outfit, too. Clothes should be festive for brunch, church or a traditional dinner but still be suitable to go on a big Easter Egg hunt outside in the garden. Here are eight outfits ideas for girls and boys…

Accessories and garments via Gap, H&M, Zara and Janie&Jack

DIY Bunny Bag

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Easter is getting closer and closer and one thinks what to make first. This pouch in the shape of a rabbit not only makes every table more beautiful, but are also a sweet package for Easter gifts and treats. See how to make your own just in time for the Easter bunny.

Get a Better Fit: Tailoring & Styling for Pants, Skirts, Jackets & Coats

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We all have a closet full of treasured garments that no longer fit our bodies, our lifestyles or the current fashion trends. So, what can we do? Tailor, mend or restyle them so they are again go to wardrobe essentials. Learn how to recognize what garments can be adjusted and how to alter pants, skirts, or jackets so they look great, maintain their balance and allow for comfort and movement.

What is on for festival season?

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Coachella, Lollapalooza, Burning Man, Glastonbury, Sziget – this special season of the year has begun and we are so looking forward to our favorite music festivals. During the last years festivals like Coachella have become the catwalk of the summer showing gorgeous and crazy fashion street styles. Our favorite bloggers spread the word via social media and finally those looks influence each summer’s fashion. That’s why we A) don’t want to miss new trends and styles B) have to prepare our wardrobe and C) make sure that our new garments can be worn throughout summer. But, there is still plenty of time to get the sewing machines started!

Images via Getty, Accessories via Shopbop.com

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 03/2017: Reveal

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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