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Quick Tip: Sewing with Faux Fur


It’s soft and cuddly and not at all difficult to sew. Here are our best tips for cutting and sewing fake fur…

Quick Tip: Making Button Loops


Instead of buttonholes. Add a classy detail to blouses, dresses, and more. Read on to see how…

Quick Tip: Tread Seam Copying


A little time-consuming and labor-intensive, but quite precise: When copying with thread, seamlines are “marked” and also is a fabulous alternative when when traditional copying is not possible.

Quick Tip: Making a Belt Buckle


No belt buckle matching your fabric? We’ll show you how to make buckles made out of fabric to perfectly go with your fabric belt and garment. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3… and some scrap fabric.

Quick Tip: Put a Pom Pom on it!


Pom poms and tassels are so easy to make and can make any outfit and accessory vibrant and fun! Read on to see how you can whip up these fun DIYs to elevate you look – everything from shoe clips to necklaces, pom poms and tassels truly are the trend of summer.

Quick Guide to Working with Cotton


Cotton, the ideal summer fabric – It is created from the seed capsule of the cotton plant, it is resistant, skin-friendly and cooling. This natural fiber has become an integral part of our everyday life. Cotton can absorb up to 20 percent of its own weight in moisture without feeling wet, making it the ideal warm weather fabric.

Quick Tip: Invisible Zippers


Delicate tops, feminine dresses: Sometimes nothing should distract from the cut of the pattern – not even a zipper! Here we show how easy it is to install the most common of zippers in BurdaStyle patterns, the invisible zipper…

Quick Guide to Working with Bouclé


Bouclé – the name is derived from the French word “boucle”, which means “loop”. It is a textile classic and always turns into wonderful dresses, jackets, and even accessories! Read on to see the best ways to work with this dynamic material…

Quick Tip: Gathering for Success


On skirts, dresses, blouses, and more, gathering adds swing to any outfit. Read on to see how to gather fabric perfectly even…

Quick Tip: Cover with Cork!


Cork is a sturdy material that can easily be transformed into little sleeves to protect your headphones and business cards in your bag! Read on to download the free templates and sew them for yourself…

Quick Tip: Piping & Bias Finishing


Whether on the lapel or neckline: piping and bias tape perfectly emphasizes seam lines, and finishes edges. We show how they are sewn here!

Quick Tip: Cutting Out Striped Fabric


You love stripes? So do we – so here are some tricks on how to cut and sew so that everything goes perfectly and your stripes are beautifully matched!

Quick Guide to Working with Silk


The fabric that shines! Fine shine, brilliant colors, comfortable to wear. Silk is the most luxurious of all natural fabrics – and yet shimmering beauty that is silk can be easy to work with a little sensitivity.

Needle Pointers!


Long or short, sharp or blunt? We are shedding some light on the subject – because the correct hand stitching needle can make your next project even better…

Transform Fabric Scraps into Spring Napkins!


Ecological and sustainable – more of it, please! Stop using disposable napkins and sew up your own using little scraps of fabrics, or just have a little yardage left from a project? Sew them up into fun napkins for your Springtime entertaining. Read on to see how to make…


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