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Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2017: Sewing Part 1

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Hi BurdaStylers! I made some great progress on my embroidered shift dress for my latest Mash Up. This week I finished up all the decorative stitching and assembled the front and back dress pieces. Read on to see…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2017: Cutting Out

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Hi BurdaStylers! Last week I revealed my January 2017 Mash Up and also picked my next Mash Up pattern which I started on this week! It is going to be a lot of work initially to get all the pieces embroidered, but will totally be worth it in the end. Read on to see my pattern alteration, cutting out, and decorative stitching steps…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Workout Pants Reveal

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Hi BurdaStylers, here is my entire athletic outfit reveal complete with matching leggings, tank, and shoes! These were so much fun to make, and even more fun to wear. And with the reveal of one Mash Up comes the next one, read on to see which pattern from the 02/2016 I’m going to sew this month.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Workout Pants Part 2

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Hi BurdaStylers and welcome to February! In this second part of my Athletic Leggings mash up I sew in two different waistbands and finish up the hem.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Workout Pants

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Last week I shared the process of maying myself a new workout tank and now I obviously need pants to match! This will be my first mash up of 2017, and I’m starting with the January issue of BurdaStyle magazine. As I said in my resolutions post, every month my mash up will be from the current month’s issue. Here’s to one in twelve garments for the year… Read on to see my first steps in sewing our Athletic Leggings.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Pants Project Debut

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Debuting my finished outfit! Both my pants and off the shoulder blouse turned out great and I love how they look together. Read on to see more outfit pictures as well as some member variations, and even my next project pattern plan.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Sewing My Pants Part Two

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I’m excited to share the final steps in sewing my High Waist Trousers. This week I sew up the waistband, put together the pants, and install the zipper.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Sewing My Pants

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Happy 2017 BurdaStylers! Last week I cut out my pants pattern and sewed an entire dress to wear for New Year’s Eve. Read on to see the dress and my first steps in sewing my High Waist Trousers.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Cutting Out

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Hi BurdaStylers! I hope you all had a fabulous holidays, I had a little break myself and now I’m excited and eager to get back to work and sewing. This week I cut out my pants patterns that I debuted a couple weeks ago, and when I finished cutting them out I realized New Year’s Eve was in two days so I printed, cut out, sewed, and finished a dress to wear to the occasion! Read more to see it all…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Pants Pattern Debut!

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The votes are in and #2 the High Waist Trousers won by one vote! Thanks again to all who voted, I really do appreciate it and now I can start making these pants. Read on to see my first steps in creating these high waist trousers as well as what matching top pattern I’m sewing!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Vote on My Next Project!

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Last week I wrapped up my floral dress Mash Up and it turned out great. I need your help again to decide which pattern to “Mash Up” next! This time around I’m looking to make a brand new pair of pants, but can’t seem to decide between these four styles. Read on to vote…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Floral Dress Reveal!

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Hi BurdaStylers! It feels so good to photograph something I have made again, it has been a while since I have done so. I have finished my Mash Up of our Long Sleeve A-Line Dress and it turned out great. I love the bright floral and the easy silhouette (perfect for around the holidays, haha). Read on to see how I finished the hem and more pictures of my dress…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Dress Progress Report 3

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I made some serious progress in my dress this week including sewing the front flounce, attaching the sleeves, elasticating the sleeve hems and installing the neckline facing! Whew, that was a lot of sewing. Read on to see my next steps in sewing our Long Sleeve A-Line Dress with my signature “Meg” twist…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Dress Progress Report 2

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Hi BurdaStylers! Today has been a good week, I returned from the Minneapolis Original Sewing & Quilt Expo and got right back to sewing. I made some great progress in my dress and in this post I go over cutting out my dress and sewing the bodice panel seams! As I’m sewing this dress together I love the fabric even more and I can’t wait for my first fitting.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Dress Progress Report 1

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Hi BurdaStylers! Last week I revealed that our Long Sleeve A-Line Dress pattern was voted the winner for my new Mash Up project pattern. This week I worked on the pattern and made my tweaks…

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