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Trick or Treat: 5 NEW Kid's Costumes


When the spooky festivities are finished, these Halloween costumes fit right back into everyday fashion! This collection is from the 11/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine and include comfy and easy to make costumes that your littles ones will want to wear again and again.

Clear View: Transparent Bag DIY


Annoyed of the endless search for something at the bottom of your bag? Here is a super-hip solution: a transparent bag made of PVC! The durable plastic shopper made of vinyl is not only a real it-piece, but also extremely handy when shopping. Read on to see how you can sew one for yourself…

Retro Restyle: Blouse from 1958!


This blouse hails from the year 1958, sizzling just as much today as then with a mix of elegance and modesty. Read on to see more about the new retro pattern brought back to life as well as how to wear in modern times!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 10/2018: Part 1 (Influencer Takeover!)


Hi everyone! Diane here of Dream Cut sew and I’m really thrilled to be stepping into Meg’s shoes and taking over October’s mash up posts. I loved browsing the October collection of patterns…so much choice! To be fair, I really struggled to narrow it down but in the end, I went for number 112, a versatile top with a cowl drape overly, which I adore! I’m a sucker for a cowl. I’m in real need of more tops for cooler Autumnal days so this one fits the bill nicely.

Sewing Lesson: Blouse with Side Slits #105B 10/2018


No cuffs, but stylish sleeve pleats. This beauty is easy enough for beginners, simply follow the step-by-step below to make our Blouse with Side Slits pattern that debuted in our Trés Chic pattern collection from the October 2018 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this everyday top!

So Happy: 6 Vibrant Plus Size Patterns


Summer is drawing quickly to a close, though the vibrant colors are here to stay. These feminine styles from the 10/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine in sizes 44 – 52 boost both mood and confidence

Seams & Streams: Listening while you sew is better!


|Sponsored| Does the audiobook play a role in your sewing life? Over here at BurdaStyle we’ve dabbled in finding stories to complement our latest project. One of our team admits that as an audiobook convert, she is taking her sweet time getting through a 14-hour stitch and listen. Imagine how much sewing you could accomplish in that amount of time!

We are convinced that there is a Penguin Random House Audio selection for everyone out there, sewists included. Check out additional choices from Penguin Random House Audio along with the suggestions we have for you below. The storytelling experience of an audiobook might just make your stitching soar.

Burda Influencers: September Projects


Our amazing BurdaStyle Influencers kicked off the fall season with these lovely garments that they made for their September projects. From lot’s of tops to skirts and even a little girl’s dress – this month has me wanting to break out my sewing machine and start my fall sewing.

Costume Fun: 7 Fun Patterns for Kids!


A snowman, an ice princess or maybe a pirate? These charming Halloween costumes from the 01/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine make it tough to decide what to be.

Halloween Turns into Glamourween!


This sparkling pumpkin decoration is an absolute eye-catcher. It’s perfect for your upcoming Halloween party or as a table decoration for the fall, this DIY looks glamorous and will make you now want fall to end! Whether spray paints, paint crayons, glitter or rivets – in this autumn decoration there are no limits…

September Round Up & October Plans!


Better late then never! Here is the #burdachallenge2018 September round up post, and last month our members were busy sewing up everything from dresses to blouses and even bodysuits. I spent the early part of October in Europe on vacation, and I came back with a whole lot of sewing inspiration and can’t wait to dive back into my studio. Read on to see what was made in National Sewing Month as well as my October plans…

Trés Chic: 10 Maritime Classics


A Caban jacket, Marlene trousers, a duffle coat – these classic cuts, as well as knitted pieces for him and her from the 10/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine whisk us away to the Breton coast…

FREE Sew-Along: Coat Couture!


Another season, another new FREE sew-along! Now that you know how to sew a dress, swimsuit, and jacket – it’s time for a coat. Sign up for our new free coat couture sew-along is now open until November 5th, and you also get a chance to win a PFAFF Passport 3.0 sewing machine, and Pendleton Wool gift cards!! Read on to learn more and register here.

BurdaStyle Magazine 10/2018 Lookbook!


The autumn breeze is blowing in with this October issue. From coats and blouses to long sleeve dresses, you can build an entire fall wardrobe with this issue. Read on to flip through the October 2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine and shop every pattern.

DIY Small Silk Scarf


Whether as a scarf, arm or bag jewelry: Small silk scarves in a pattern mix may now be missing in any outfit. We show you here in this tutorial how to step-by-step make this versatile fashion accessory. Whether you wear it in your hair, on your wrist, or tied to your bag – this small silk scarf packs a stylish punch to your attire.


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