Welcome to the New Burda University!


We are so pleased to announce the launch of the new Burda University platform. The latest site features easy navigation, full course descriptions, supply lists, and course registration, all in one place. You’ll love it as much as we do!

How-to Video: Sew the Seamed Shift Dress


This fully lined dress is sure to become a fast favorite! Subscribe here!

The Party of the Season is Almost Here!


The Sewing Party kicks off in just over one week! Have you RSVP’d? You don’t want to miss the hottest party of the year, so reserve your place now!

How to Ensure Big Sales for your Business on Two Important Shopping Days: Black Friday & Cyber Monday


Learn unique techniques how to get new customers viewing your holiday collections! Sign up here!

Animal Attraction: 10 Wild Patterns


Exotic prints and silhouettes combine for this alluring collection. These patterns are from the November 2011 issue of Burda Style magazine. All instructions to previously published patterns have been updated.

10 Thoughts Everyone has While Sewing their Own Halloween Costume (in GIFs!)


Are you sewing your own Halloween costume this year? We know exactly what you’re thinking!

Web Seminar: Designing Garments You'll Love To Wear


Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014: Cape Pattern Reveal

What inspired me to pick our Cape with Hood pattern for my next mash up for you to sew along with, was our Bundle Up Sale (and the fact that I have no cool jackets to wear this season)! We have marked down 30 jacket and coat patterns until Oct 31st including the Cape with Hood which I will be documenting my progress on each week as part of my latest Mash Up.

Win A Copy Of BurdaStyle Modern Sewing: Wardrobe Essentials!


We are beyond excited to announce the release of BurdaStyle’s brand new book, BurdaStyle Modern Sewing: Wardrobe Essentials! If you love BurdaStyle fashion patterns, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to give your entire wardrobe a BurdaStyle makeover! Take home your very own copy with our latest Comment-to-Win giveaway.

Update: This contest is now closed. Congratulations to winner Cariendolittle!

Featured Instructor: Deborah Moebes


We chat design, bias tape, and juggling work and family with Deborah Moebes. Get to know the instructor of Flat Patternmaking: How to Draft Sewing Patterns from Your Own Measurements.

DIY Halloween Costume: Scandal's Olivia Pope


Transform yourself into everyone’s favorite Washington “fixer,” Scandal‘s Olivia Pope. Make a DIY Olivia Pope Halloween costume with patterns you’ll want to wear all fall and winter long.

Designing Garments You'll Love To Wear


Learn how to apply the elements & principles to your pattern selection and garment design! Read more here!

Ingenue: 6 New Patterns for Starlets at Heart


Step into the spotlight with beautiful silk cocktail dresses, blouses, and unusual coats. These designs are from the November 2014 issue of Burda Style magazine.

The Bundle Up Sale Starts Now!


30 select jacket and coat patterns are now marked down to $3.99. See the full list and start shopping! This sale ends October 31.

Flat Patternmaking Course Introduction


Instructor Deborah Moebes just invited us into her studio to chat about her upcoming course, Flat Patternmaking: How to Draft Sewing Patterns from Your Measurements.


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