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Meg's Magazine Mash Up 06/2018: Reveal


Very excited to debut my finished bodysuit today – and I love how you can wear it so many different ways! With jeans, shorts (like I did), skirts, or even matching wide leg stretch pants to create a faux-jumpsuit. The knot was a bit tricky to figure out in the beginning, but once it clicked everything came together so easily and I sewed up this entire bodysuit in just a couple of hours from printing the pattern to wearing the finished suit. Read on to see more pictures and links to each tutorial post…

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…

Black & White: 6 Plus Size Business Patterns


Fresh business looks get a twist of extra class. These outfits combine fashionable stripe and dot designs with pure and feminine cuts and unexpected details from the 06/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

DIY Sewing Organizer


Organization is an art… and this organizer for sewing supplies is both pretty and practical. Hang it near your sewing machine so your needed tools are right in your arm’s reach so you can get your project done quicker!

Sewing Lesson: Crossover Culottes #103A 06/2018


Cool and comfortable. This style of soft cotton is the essence of summer, and let us show you how easy it is to sew and follow this sewing lesson to make our Crossover Culottes pattern that debuted in our Miami Vibes pattern collection from the June 2018 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew these intricate culottes.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 06/2018: Part 2


This week I sew up the bottom portion of my bodysuit and then attach it to my knotted top as well as set in the sleeves. I’m loving how this bodysuit is turning out and I can’t wait to wear it all summer long! Also at the end of my post I have a special announcement…

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!

Polished & Beautiful: 11 Elegant Patterns


Dreamy against the skin and incredibly breezy for hot days: Linen is the on-trend fabric of the season. We celebrate it with clean cuts and lots of volume in this collection from the 06/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

Braid Your Own Net Bag


NET A BEAUTY ! Our must-have ignores its origin as a lowly shopping bag and proudly presents itself as the newest It-accessory. Read on to see how you can easily knot one up yourself…

Swimwear Sew-Along: Projects so Far!


Our latest FREE sew-along Swimwear Shape-Up launched just last week and we already have seen some super cute swimwear projects from it! You still have three weeks to register for free and also get a chance to win a brand new PFAFF® passport™ 3.0 sewing machine and 20 spools of Coats Eloflex thread – which I’m obsessed with and also used for my Mash Up. Read on to see our member’s swimsuits so far as well as some bloopers from when I filmed the sew-along…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 06/2018: Part 1


Sorry for the delayed start to my June Mash Up, I was super busy prepping for our next sew-along which I’m filming soon – and make sure to register for our current one here before July 4th to get in for free! Last month was a jumpsuit, and this month is a bodysuit. Just can’t seem to escape these one piece wonders that BurdaStyle are releasing. As soon as I saw this bodysuit I knew it had to be my Mash Up, and this week I get it all started and finish the front knot…

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!

Welcome to Greece: 13 Patterns for Women & Girls!


Wow! Breezy fabrics in a refreshing blue and white, embroidered linen touches, crochet elements and tile prints… this collection from the 06/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine feels like a holiday in Santorini with a perfect summer mix for the whole family.

72nd Annual Tony Awards Best Dressed


Last night was the 72nd Annual Tony Awards and I was loving all the fashion. The Tony Awards are always filled with such excitement and this year it all went down at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City, and fun fact when I first interned at BurdaStyle my office was in the same block as Radio City Music Hall so I walked by it every day and this just takes me back. Read on to see my best dressed of this performance filled night…

Keep Things Organized (And Pretty) on Your Desk


These origami pencil holders with iridescent effect bring both organization and elegance to your workspace. Whether you need a little more storage in your make-up area or sewing table, these pencil holders are perfect for anything you need to keep together. They are also super fun and east to make!


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