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    • Project Runway Recap, S 16, E3

      Added Sep 8, 2017

      We’re Sleeping Wear? The designers must incorporate surface embellishment techniques into sleepwear fashions for Heidi Klum’s Sleepwear Collection. The winning look will be mass produced for Heidi’s line.

    • Project Runway Recap, S 16, E3

      Added Sep 1, 2017

      A Leap of Innovation – Taking inspiration from the movie Leap: I’ll start off by saying: I don’t get it. The winning look from E3 looked like a sloppy, ill-fitting oversized men’s shirt with button loop accents. Why was this suddenly a masterpiece? I was sure Aaron w…

    • See Us Live: BurdaStyle Fashion Show!

      Added Aug 30, 2017

      If you are in the Chicago area September 28 – 30th this year then come see us live! We will be at the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo and have tons of sewing fun planned, including o…

    • Project Runway Recap, S 16, E2

      Added Aug 26, 2017

      An Unconventional Recycling: Turning trash into treasure! Ellen March from Sew News gives us her take on the latest episode of Project Runway…

    • Project Runway: Week in Review

      Added Aug 21, 2017

      One Size Does Not Fit All: Woo-hoo! Another season of Project Runway started last night and we are giddy with glee! Ellen March from Sew News gives us her take on the season 16 premiere…

    • Sew the Trend: Crop Tops

      Added Aug 9, 2017

      Crop tops and bustiers are all over the runways and streets, and you can easily sew one for yourself! The best part is that they take up little fabric so you likely have the yardage already in your fabric stash. Read on to see the tutorial…

    • New Sewing Podcast: Calling All Questions!

      Added Jul 13, 2017

      Exciting news over here! This new podcast (hosted by me!) will provide fashion trend inspiration, sewing tips and techniques for sewing the latest styles and building your budget-friendly yet runway-worthy wardrobe. Audience participation is encouraged, as we solicit…

    • BurdaStyle Fashion Show!

      Added Mar 13, 2017

      Hi BurdaStylers! I’m back from The Original Sewing and Quilt Expo in Atlanta and what a great show. Did you catch our Fashion Show LIVE on Facebook? If not click to view because it was a great show w…

    • Fall Coat Trends

      Added Oct 25, 2016

      While we are still enjoying the fall temperatures here in Colorado, we know that serious cold weather is just around the corner and now is the time to sewing for it. Back in February, fashion designers sent coats down their runways that set the trends for our approac…

    • Fabric Print Trends for Summer

      Added Jul 26, 2016

      The best part of sewing is fabric shopping right? As well as the ability to make any style of garment with whatever fabric you choose. To keep my sewing projects on trend I looked up what the shining fabric prints were on the spring/summer 2016 runways. Read on to se…

    • DIY Added Straps

      Added May 27, 2016

      Two’s a charm with straps and in this DIY we will show you how to transform basic tops into runway inspired looks!

    • Spring 2016 Style & Trends

      Added May 4, 2016

      From glitzy sequins to beach-ready mesh tops, our favorite trends for spring 2016 will make fantastic sewing projects for the season. Feminine ruffles for work and happy hour? Yes please! Micro pleats for brunch? On the list! Bold stripes for fun daytime events? Got …

    • Our Runway to Reality Look Book with Brother Is Here!

      Added Apr 26, 2016

      Notice something different about our BurdaStyle banner? You can now download our Runway to Reality look book with Brother! To keep up to date and in the loop with everything Burda then enter your email above to access the look book filled with sewing tutorials, runwa…

    • Make a Garment in an Hour or Less

      Added Apr 13, 2016

      Have you ever watched wondered how the designers on Project Runway are able to construct garments in such a short time frame? Us too! If you want to give you hands a go at a quick garment turnaround, try any of these five projects that will only take you an hour or l…

    • Ribbon Work Shirts!

      Added Apr 1, 2016

      Follow the straight and narrow – stitched on ribbons take tops and dresses to the fashion forefront. Check out this DIY from the 03/2016 issue of BurdaStyle magazine where ribbons are taken to their limit! Transform pieces into your wardrobe to look straight o…

    • Runway to Reality with Brother: Ty's Look

      Added Mar 28, 2016

      Happy Monday BurdaStylers! Hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend. I’m very excited to share with your our latest (and final) look debut for our Runway to Reality look book with Brother. Ty was inspired by this look from th…

    • Runway to Reality with Brother: Ali's Look

      Added Mar 21, 2016

      Hi BurdaStylers, I’m so excited to share with you the look I made for Burda’s own Ali! This outfit is very much her style, and she was inspired by a look down the runway from designer Lela Rose at New York Fashion Week. For this look I made both the top and skirt fro…

    • Vote on My Next Mash Up Pattern

      Added Mar 16, 2016

      Hi there BurdaStylers! I had to take a tiny little break from my Mash Ups for the past couple of weeks since I was busy sewing looks for our Runway to Reality look book you can see my limegreen (or some see it yellow) dress here!

    • Runway to Reality with Brother: Denise's Look

      Added Mar 14, 2016

      Happy Monday BurdaStylers! Today we bring you Denise’s look that she sewed for our Runway to Reality look book with Brother. Last week we debuted Nadia’s look

    • Sew the Trends of Paris Fashion Week

      Added Mar 9, 2016

      Paris Fashion Week finishes off fashion month every season and with they bring the best of the best. Chanel, Dior, Valentino – just to name a few. We’ve taken six trends that we loved the most on the Parisian runways this season that we want to sew now and wear later…