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Retro Restyle: Jacquard Dress


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


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


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


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


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


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.

Flower Girl: 7 Romantic Retro Fashions


Soft vintage fashion with romantic floral prints and gently draping cuts herald the late summer. This collection from the 08/2019 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

DIY Strawberry Tablecloth Weights


Sugar-sweet strawberries are in season! They are cute as a coaster, print on a tablecloth, finely painted on plates, frozen as ice in water and here as enchanting felt berries that act as weights for your tablecloth. These are perfect for your next garden or tea party on a windy day to make sure everything stays on the table!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 08/2019: Part 1


It’s definitely going to be hard to beat my last Mash Up, but I’m sure going to try with this dress! I was waiting for the perfect dress pattern to fit into my capsule wardrobe, and I wanted one that was comfortable to wear but had some uniques touches to it so I could wear style it multiple ways. The dress pattern from the 08/2019 seemed like the perfect fit. Read on to see my first steps in sewing my print-mixing dress…

Burda Challenge 2019: July Recap


Can’t believe it’s August already, but the following projects posted in July make me that much more excited for what will be sewn in August – there is everything from sequin blazers to linen pants and everything in between. Read on to see the best of July as well as what I plan on sewing in August (yes, there may be more bridal stuff)!

Serious Business: 6 Plus Size City Looks


Sophisticated details, cool cuts and exciting prints: These looks from the 08/2019 issue of BurdaStyle magazine play with the masculine and feminine elements for a style that is just as much fun in the office as in the city.

Sewing Lesson: #110 Asymmetrical Cropped Jacket 08/2019


Exciting details such as an asymmetric fastening and the sleeve darts will be easy to master with our instructions below to make our Asymmetrical Cropped Jacket that debuted in our Wild Thing pattern collection from the August 2019 issue of BurdaStyle magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this jacket.

DIY Passport Case


Personalized passport covers made from tear-resistant washable paper accompany us and our loved ones around the world! They can easily be sewn together and personalized as well, just read below to see how…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 07/2019: Reveal


I’m ready for the pool! Super excited to share my finished “bridal bathing suit” and it’s the first garment completely done for my upcoming wedding weekend where there is a pool. This pattern is the perfect one-piece bathing suit, so perfect in fact I whipped up another one immediately after I finished this one. Read on to see more pics of both my swimsuits as well as which pattern I’m “mashing up” next…

It's BRAugust!


It was brought to my attention that it is BRAugust! I love a good play on words, and themed months – so I thought I would do a bra round up including our top selling bra patterns, most popular bra DIYs and feature some of our favorite member made bra projects.


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