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New Trend Pattern: Waistcoat

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Black or white – short or long: The waistcoat is making its comeback in our wardrobe! This style is a great choice with precise sewn-in lapels, tailored panel seams and darts. Read on to see the runway inspiration and styling options.

Retro Restyle: Jacquard Dress

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Inlaid pleats along the neckline and a curvy horizontal seam gives a highlight at the decolleté, while the waist panel and belt softly shape the silhouette – a true masterpiece and brought back from the Burda archives.

It's BRAugust!

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It was brought to my attention that it is BRAugust! I love a good play on words, and themed months – so I thought I would do a bra round up including our top selling bra patterns, most popular bra DIYs and feature some of our favorite member made bra projects.

New Trend Pattern: Victorian Chic

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Ruffles, sheer fabric and lots of volume: this trend is truly a feast for the eyes. Showcase beautiful skin in this blouse with organza raglan sleeves, gathered sleeve cuffs and a narrow standing collar. The lower bodice panel can be adjusted to your style preference with a coordinating petersham belt to draw it close. Read on to see the runway inspiration as well as styling tips…

Retro Restyle: Striped Dress

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This colorful striped dress is airy and so feminine and now remastered from the original pattern published in 1961! The width is drawn in at the upper neckline with mini pleats and is shaped at the waistline with a self-made belt to bring it toward the figure.

New Trend Pattern: Foulard Print

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INCREDIBLY BRIGHT – Scarf prints let sun-kissed skin shine! Make yourself the center of attention for every summer party. This maxi dress with the flattering bands at the waist and inlaid pleats is the one to make it happen. The sewn-in method of the sleeves lets the border of a scarf print be a beautiful accent. Read on to see the runway inspiration and styling tips…

Retro Restyle: Swim Romper

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Breezy, cute and so cozy: This romper originally published in 1958 has lovely lace accents, and is an ideal option for the carefree days of summer.

New Trend Pattern: Python Skirt

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FROM VIBRANT LOOKS TO NATURAL SHADES… Python prints are found in many colors this season. And the print isn’t the only draw to this look – also the cut of the skirt is a stunner. An asymmetric wrap detail creates a sexy slit in front and darts in the back ensure a perfect fit even without a waistband. Read on to see the runway inspiration behind this trending style…

Sew the Trends: Summer 2019

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It’s time to think about sewing your summer wardrobes, and I just recently recorded an episode of Sew & Tell podcast launching May 16th all about summer sewing! Looking at the runway shows for the season as well as trend reports like this one – it’s clear that summer 2019 is all about muted florals, relaxed silhouettes, and natural fabrics in neutral colors. I love this recap, and can’t wait until the summer weather approaches so I can start wearing all of these pieces. Read on to see how you can sew the trends…

Retro Restyle: Ruffled Neckline Dress

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Dolce vita from the moment you pull it on! This ultra-feminine dress is a touch of Italy for your wardrobe…

New Trend Pattern: Boiler Suit

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Satin can also have a cool vibe – as you can see for yourself. We cut it with the matte side as the main look, and the sophisticated shimmer to punctuate as the accent at the rolled sleeves. Exposed zippers in front, at the pockets and at the side hems are essential elements for the on-trend fashion statement. Read on to see the runway inspiration behind these trending work overalls turned fashion it-piece…

Fall 2019 Ready-To-Wear: Sew My Favorite Looks

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Before recapping the trends from all the runway Ready-To-Wear shows for Fall 2019 I wanted to first show my personal favorite looks shown and how to recreate them using BurdaStyle patterns! There were so many amazing looks that walked down the catwalk in New York, London, Paris, and Milan – but I narrowed it down to the ones I want to recreate for my fall 2019 wardrobe.

Retro Restyle: Timeless Wedding Look

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Grace Kelly’s stunningly beautiful bridal dress is adored with fascination even today – we’ve used its inspiration from 1956 as a modern choice for you to sew yourself!

Retro Restyle: Feminine Shift Dress

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The feminine shift in the 50s leaned in 1957 towards a hands-on mentality. Clothing shifted toward easy-wear & practical – perfectly blended in this vintage utility style.

Sew the Looks: Oscars 2019

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The 91st Academy Awards were last night, and you bet I tuned in to see what all the stars were wearing. The overall theme of the evening was a lot, and I mean a lot of pink – and I loved it! Read on to see my best dressed and how you can sew the looks…

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