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DIY Shoe Bags


Whether traveling or storing in the closet: These shoe bags are not only practical, but also look fantastic. Whether for ballerina shoes, pumps or sandals – every pair of shoes can fit in it. These custom designed shoe bags are also a great DIY gift for men.

Sew & Tell: Now Launched and Live!


As I posted about earlier this week, there’s a new sewing podcast in town! Today the first episode drops and it’s all about sewing starts, subscribe and listen here to hear myself, Amanda and Kate talk about what got us into sewing and we also play a little get to know us game to introduce the podcast. Brought to you by BERNINA!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 11/2018: Part 2


Now I’m all about the plaid! In part 2 I work on the paper bag waistline and hem of these glorious culottes finishing them off, and now all I can think of is what matching top to create with with leftover fabric. These came together so easy, and you really can’t go wrong with an elastic waist.

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.

Coming Soon: The Sew & Tell Podcast!


There’s a new sewing podcast in town starting November 15! Hosted by three sewists from different backgrounds, the Sew & Tell Podcast features sewing topics and conversation, interviews with big names from the sewing world, sewing trivia, insights from the online sewing community and more. Hear from hosts Meg Healy of BurdaStyle.com and Amanda Carestio and Kate Zaynard of Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines and explore modern sewing, seam by seam.

Mon Amour: 6 NEW Plus Size Patterns


A retro vibe with modern details. These ultra-feminine styles from the 11/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine highlight feminine curves with an eye toward fashion that is equally elegant for the office, in the city and an evening out.

DIY Mittens for the Holidays


These beautiful mittens are super warm, super hip and a great gift idea just in time for the holiday season. All you need is some fleece, ribbing, and a sewing machine! This is also a fabulous way to use up scrap fabrics, just read on to see how easy they are to create…

Sewing Lesson: Relaxed Long Sleeve Shirt #115 11/2018


Long-sleeved top, with feminine appeal. We’ll show you how to cut the pieces and sew the top, step by step in this tutorial on how to make our Relaxed Long Sleeve Shirt pattern that debuted in our Cool Vichy pattern collection from the November 2018 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this relaxed fit shirt!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 11/2018: Part 1


After two lovely mash up takeovers from Sharadha and Diane while I was away on vacation, I’m super excited to get back to it. This month as I was flipping through the 11/2018 issue I knew I wanted to sew something in plaid, so with that in mind, I just had to go with these culottes. Read on to see my first steps in sewing these plaid culottes…

October Round Up & November Plans!


Officially sweater weather over here now that November has hit, so cozy styles are definitely in my plan to sew up in November. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves, in October our amazingly talented sewing community made all sorts of garments including dresses, pants, and even an “I’ve been thinking about you” jacket! Read on to see what was sewn last month, and my sewing plan in November for #burdachallenge2018…

Cool Vichy: 7 Statement Pieces


Wear one as a statement piece or choose an allover look. A relaxed vichy print is a must-have for every autumn wardrobe and we’re featuring this season’s best looks from the 11/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

Burda Influencers: October Projects


Can’t believe Halloween is over, and November is just kicking off! I do love November – that middle time of fall before the holiday craziness kicks in and seeing all the sweater weather projects flood in. Last month our amazing BurdaStyle Influencers made some fabulous garments, everything from cozy cardigans to sequined skirts! Read on to see what our influencer sewed up in October…

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Sew Your Own Cosmetics Bag


CARRY ALL – This cosmetics bag will serve you well at home and when you travel. The fabric can be wiped clean, so it’s practical as well as pretty. Sew one for yourself!

Holiday 2018 Lookbook!


It’s now time to start sewing your holiday wardrobe! Halloween is behind us and we can put away the pumpkins and spider webs in exchange for nutcrackers, glitter, and greenery. If you are like us, you have many festive parties to attend, and why not use the occasion to sew something special and new. Here we have gathered all our favorite holiday patterns from over the years in an interactive digital lookbook that you can flip through and shop.


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