Sewing Lesson: Asymmetrical Jersey Dress 115 05/2014


Here is an easy to follow sewing lesson for our Asymmetrical Jersey Dress sewing pattern that debuted in our Coconut Grove pattern collection from the May 2014 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this versatile cocktail dress.

July 2014 Favorites


Look back at the best selling patterns from July.

Pricing Update


Draft-it-yourself patterns are now available for 99¢.

Pattern Spotlight: The Sweetheart Neckline


Stay pretty and polished through the sticky month of August with a sweetheart neckline. This cut looks lovely no matter the weather!

Pattern Drafting: How to draft various skirt styles using the BurdaStyle Skirt Sloper


Patternmaking can seem daunting at first, but once you learn the basics you’ll be well on your way to creating your own patterns from scratch. Read more here!

Disco Ball: 12 Glittering Patterns


Light up the night in velvet and metallic skirts, dresses, and tops. These designs are from the August 2014 issue of Burda Style magazine.

Ready to Start Your Own Sewing Business? Get the Latest Collection!


Turn your passion to profit with the latest collection! The BurdaStyle Start Your Sewing Business Collection has everything you need to get started.

How to Read a Ruler


Reading a ruler can be difficult, especially when reading a ruler in inches! But we all know that in sewing and pattern making reading a ruler is crucial especially when adding on those seam allowances and making pattern alterations. Check out this handy diagram on all the ruler marks as well as a how-to on easily adding measurement fractions!

BurdaStyle Magazine Subscriptions


Check out the newly updated ways to subscribe to BurdaStyle magazine, or find out more about managing your existing subscription!

Petite Styling Tips


See how to choose patterns that flatter petite figures, style ill-fitting ready-to-wear, plus some of our favorite petite sewing patterns! You can nine petite sewing patterns in the BurdaStyle Best of: Petites Collection.

New at BurdaStyle Videos: How to Sew the Short Jumpsuit


This comprehensive tutorial will show you how to sew a wrap top, pleated shorts, how to attach a waistband, sleeves and pockets, and much more. Watch a free preview here!

Pattern Grading for Plus Size


During this web seminar you learn to grade Plus Sizes to paper patterns! Read more here!

Factory Girl: 10 Menswear Inspired Patterns


Trousers, blazers, and blouses in cool neutrals have model-off-duty style. This collection is from the August 2010 issue of Burda Style magazine. All instructions to previously published patterns have been updated.

DIY Designer Swimwear


It’s hard to believe that July is coming to a close and that summer is already halfway over. There are only four more weeks left before we’ll be swapping out our swimsuits and summer dresses for the latest in fall fashion. Make the most of your dwindling beach days and create a swimsuit that really makes a splash!

The Swimsuit Sloper: Now Available in PLUS size!


We are excited to now offer our popular swimsuit sloper in plus sizes! This swimsuit sloper is a must have when drafting and making your own swimwear patterns, the possibilities are endless!


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