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Sewing Project: Summer Dress

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Get a head start on creating your summer closet. Here we have selected our favorite summer dress patterns on the site. Which one is your favorite? Read on for inspiration…

Goodbye, from David

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After over 3 years of being a part of the BurdaStyle team, now is the time to say goodbye.

Behind the Seams: The Making of a Couture Skirt and Blouse

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After 60 yards of thread-tracing, 30 yards of catch-stitching, 30 yards of basting, and 10 yards of fell-stitching, I am now the proud owner of a couture skirt and blouse. But let me recap what this is about first. Back in March, I challenged myself to create a couture wardrobe picking one style each month from a current issue of Burda Style Magazine. With the help of my couture mentor in this project, Susan Khalje, I plan to complete each project before the next issue is released.

From Italy With Love: 6 New Women's Sewing Patterns

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Check out the latest patterns and projects from Burda Style Magazine inspired by the Sicilian woman, including sailor pants, a gorgeous cache-coeur top and a princess seam pencil skirt!

Comment to Win: "The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook"

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UPDATE! Congratulations to “sigridjakob” and “lrm” who won each their copy of “The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook”!! We will be back soon with another fun giveaway. Thank you all for your participation!

Spring Favorites: New Patterns and Projects

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Get inspired for the spring and summer seasons with these new patterns and projects from BurdaStyle Magazine!

And the winners of the "Vintage-Inspired, Modern Style" Design Challenge are...

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As creator of the Vintage-Inspired Modern Style Design Challenge, I have been thrilled with the participation and feedback from the BurdaStyle community!

Interview with Couture Sewing Expert Susan Khalje

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This week, BurdaStyle guest blogger Marina von Koenig dishes with couture sewing expert Susan Khalje on Valentino, the importance of fit, and keys to success when sewing a couture garment. Susan also shares her top 5 BurdaStyle pattern picks and gives readers some tips on how to customize and style these looks.

Plus Size: New Sewing Patterns and Old Favorites

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We’ve gone through the archives and found 5 new plus size patterns as well as a bunch of our favorites on the site. Make yourself a pencil skirt, a chic jacket or a cocktail dress. Check them out!

Featured Member: threadsquare

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Where are you from and where do you live? What do you do other than sewing?
I grew up splitting my time between a small northern New Hampshire town and an even smaller northern Vermont town where my dad lived in a cabin in the woods.

March 2012: Current Top Selling Patterns

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Check out this month’s top 10 best selling patterns so far!

April Couture Challenge: Behind the Seams with Marina von Koenig

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This week, guest blogger and couture aficionado Marina von Koenig gives us a sneak peak of April’s BurdaStyle couture challenge using two handpicked sewing patterns from our upcoming issue of Burda Style Magazine.

Minimal Approach: 8 New Sewing Patterns With Clean Lines and Details

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Check out our new patterns from Burda Style Magazine and get inspired by the soft colors and minimalistic design!

The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook Variation Designers: Yana Gorbulsky

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In our final installment of the Variation Designer series, meet Yana Gorbulsky (aka supayana) from Montreal. Yana, who describes herself as vintage, girly, and casual, created a variation project based on our Blouse Pattern.

The "Vintage-Inspired, Modern Style" Design Challenge: Time to Vote!

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We received over 120 submissions to the “Vintage-Inspired, Modern Style” Design Challenge. That is awesome!

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