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BurdaStyle is known for featuring downloadable and printer-friendly sewing patterns, a unique concept to many patternmakers and seamstresses. Now, we want you to learn how to make digital .pdf patterns yourself!

If you are an aspiring or seasoned patternmaker, check out our latest tutorial on Converting Your Patterns into a Digital PDF. It features a step-by-step guide to using computer applications like Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator to transfer your written layout into computerized form.

We look forward to seeing your awesome patterns!

- David @ BurdaStyle


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    Apr 14, 2010, 02.33 AMby paradiseisland

    Any tips on sewing spandex? Material is pretty slippery and hard to manage.

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    Apr 13, 2010, 05.41 PMby nettie

    THANKS!! I was just wondering how to do this!

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    Apr 13, 2010, 04.53 PMby wzrdreams

    These are great instructions, and I hope to use them someday. Thanks! It’s too bad it is so involved a process…. it’s quite fast to use Gerber or Lectra to digitize patterns, although I don’t think they can be saved as PDFs.

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