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DIY Whale Baby Bottle Holder

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Sweet cup holder for the stroller. The milk will always be at hand and stowed away nicely with this bottle holder in a fun whale shape. It can also be easily attached to the stroller which makes the milk bottle stylish on the go and always in reach. Read on to download the free template and see how to sew together…

Burda Challenge 2019: August Recap

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Goodbye summer and hello September! Lucky for me September is actually my favorite month of the year, as it’s National Sewing Month and my birthday. But before we move onto September, let’s look back at what was sewn and posted in August…

Sewing Lesson: #116 Asymmetrical Gathered Top (Plus Size) 09/2019

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Perfect for beginning sewers: Let us show you how easy it is to create your new favorite top – our Asymmetrical Gathered Top that debuted in the Fall in Love pattern collection from the 09/2019 issue. Read on to see all the great diagrams to help you sew this asymmetric top…

Fall in Love: 5 Plus Size Vintage Fashions

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Couture details and figure-shaping silhouettes add a touch of romance for autumn. This plus size collection is from the 09/2019 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

Upcycle Your Hoop Earrings!

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It’ll be hard not to smile when you are wearing these fun hoop earrings with bow, and they are easy to sew from fabric scraps that are then simply threaded onto the hoops! These DIY earrings are not only the perfect accessory for the summer, but are also ideal for beautiful autumn days. Read on to download the template and see how to make yourself a pair…

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.

National Sewing Month 2019

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My favorite month is here – September! It’s my birthday (check back on the 13th for a special offer), It’s my wedding month, and It’s NATIONAL SEWING MONTH. This year since I’m busy all things wedding, I decided to round up my favorite September issue patterns from the past 7 years…

Pastel Power: 9 Soft Shade Patterns

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Ladylike cuts in soft shades add dramatic impact this season thanks to modest masculine details. This collection is from the 09/2019 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

DIY Garden Windmills

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A splash of color for every garden! If you’re throwing an end of summer party these small windmills are a pretty decoration in every bed or flowerpot to enjoy those last moments of warmth in your backyard.

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.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 08/2019: Reveal

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Here it is, my finished Elastic Waist Dress in a print mix of black and white crepe and chiffon. I’m thrilled with how it turned out as it is perfectly unique and easy to wear. Check out more images below as well as what I’m planning to “Mash Up” in September after my wedding.

Lady in Red: 11 Styles in Shades of Red

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Dresses, skirts and more in shades of red are ultra-feminine and worn this season in combinations of tone on tone. This collection is from the August 2019 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

DIY Perfume Carrier

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All in one place – This self-sewn cosmetic bag with the small mirror is much too pretty to stuff full of bits and pieces. It might also be the perfect deco accessory to collect the scents of the season because to the flexible elastic, your favorite fragrances are securely held for the trip. Read on to see how to make yourself…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 08/2019: Part 2

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This dress is coming together so nicely, and this week I’m very excited to be putting in those full sheer sleeves to the pattern. Read on to see my final steps in sewing together my lovely print mix dress…

Sewing Lesson: #116 Godet Swing Skirt 08/2019

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Even beginners will find this romantic skirt easy to sew with our step-by-step instructions below to make this skirt from the Flower Girl pattern collection that debuted in our August 2019 issue. Read on to see how to make this flirty skirt.

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