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May Round Up & June Plans!


We can’t believe it is June already – another #burdachallenge2018 has come to a close, and boy were our members busy sewing in May! In this post we have rounded up our member makes and also what I sewed up last month. I also plan out what I sewing next month using my Burda Challenge Planner for June…

Miami Vibes: 11 Summery Sewing Patterns


Candy colors, tropical prints and languid cuts are jam-packed with travel spirit in this collection from the 06/2018 issue of BurdaStyle maggazine – and when combined with cool basics, they can also bring a good-mood vibe to the office.

FREE Sew-Along: Swimsuit Shapeup

Meet our BurdaStyle Influencers!


Starting this June we have a group of amazingly talented, unique, and BurdaStyle loving sewists who will be sharing their projects each month! Read on the meet and follow our influencers…

Add Some Shimmer to Your Sleeves


SHINE & SPARKLE – This summer’s most important jewels are sewn in place. Sequins sparkle on basics such as T-shirts and more bring new life to old garments, and use up little bits of leftover sequin fabric that you may have.

BurdaStyle Magazine 06/2018 Lookbook!


The 06/2018 issue digital preview is now live! This issue is all about vacation style – whether you are headed somewhere hot and tropical, or even “stay-cationing” by a pool, the styles here will have you covered. There are even new men’s patterns! Read on to flip through the magic that is the June 2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine and shop every pattern to really kickstart your summer sewing…

Sewing Lesson: Collarless Blouse #121 05/2018


Blouse in western style – Embroidered cotton and cool rivets, let us show you how easy it is to sew and follow this sewing lesson to make our Collarless Blouse pattern that debuted in our Feeling Free pattern collection from the May 2018 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this western style blouse.

4 Ways to Style Our Sprout Patterns!


If you didn’t know already we have a collaboration with Sprout Patterns that offers 6 BurdaStyle patterns to be directly printed onto Spoonflower fabric. All our BurdaStyle X Sprout patterns are quite summery, so now is the perfect time to order and make one yourself. We have picked out our favorites below and how you can style them for summertime…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 05/2018: Reveal


My jumpsuit is complete! This week I finished it up by sewing and adding on the hem bands from my contrasting printed fabric. I’m totally obsessed with this jumpsuit and want to wear it to every special occasion this summer. I also secured the back straps by sewing them to the lining to avoid any topstitching. Read on to see my final steps and more project pics…

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.

Feeling Free: 8 NEW Sewing Patterns


Cool leather, touches of embroidery and warm earth tones bring the Western feel to your wardrobe with these relaxed styles from the 05/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

Make Your Own Lemon Carryall


Citrus bags are all the rage this season – and even for little ones! Our featured Monday collection Tutti Frutti showcased several adorable girl’s patterns, and what better bag to make to compliment those styles. Read to see how easy it is to make one yourself…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 05/2018: Part 3


This week I worked on the pants portion of my jumpsuit and then sew it all together with the invisible zipper! I love how this jumpsuit is coming together and I also go over hand stitching the bodice lining in place. Who else is sewing this jumpsuit pattern from the 05/2018 issue?

Upcycle Glass Jars into Glam Yogurt Cups!


In these glasses, every type of yogurt tastes even better. The glasses are quick and easily decorated and also nice to look at (and eat out of). Dinner party? Wedding? Brunch? Whip up some of these and fill with dessert or yogurt, and guests can even take home to reuse. Read on to see how to make…

Tutti Frutti: 5 NEW Kid's Patterns


It’s all about the fruit prints! These sweet basics in cotton and jersey prints are fun to make and fun to wear. This adorable kid’s collection is from the 05/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.


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