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DIY Travel Jewelry Organizer


A place for everything! Regardless of whether at home or while traveling with this bright jewelry case, keeping things organized is really fun. Here we show you how you can quickly and easily sew such a jewelry case…

Me Made May 2018 so Far!


It’s half way through Me Made Month – or better known as Me Made May! I love scrolling through all the #MMMay18 posts to see what everyone is wearing and sewing. I made a pledge of my own which I’m sticking to and you can read below, as well as some of our favorite posted BurdaStyle Me Made’s on Instagram.

Dress Sew-Along: Less Than a Week Left!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 05/2018: Part 2


My jumpsuit is coming along so well, and I’m so happy I went with the corset jumpsuit pattern for my Mash Up! This week I finish up the corseted bodice of my jumpsuit including the back, side seam boning, lining, and straps.

Needle Pointers!


Long or short, sharp or blunt? We are shedding some light on the subject – because the correct hand stitching needle can make your next project even better…

Style Ahoy: 9 NEW Nautical Style Patterns


The marine look is still a top trend on our wishlist for this season featuring new combinations of casually elegant retro cuts and sophisticated details from the 05/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

DIY Wrap Headband


GOOD HAIR DAY – A touch of hippie and a touch of Grande Dame. These style headbands hold hair perfectly in form and create a good mood, instantly. Read on to see how to make…

Sprout for Springtime!


Last November we announced our collaboration with Sprout Patterns and now that the spring season is here these patterns are now perfect to make and wear! Read on to see the avaliable BurdaStyle patterns to “Sproutify” – just choose your size, fabric (print and type), then grab those scissors and cut out the pattern directly printed onto the fabric. And did you know that Burda also has signature prints that you can order yardage of, or incorporate into your Sprout pattern.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 05/2018: Part 1


It took me a while to decide which pattern from the May issue I wanted to sew for my Mash Up since I literally loved so many patterns in the issue – I mean, all those dresses are just amazing. But since I already have a new fabulous dress from my last Mash Up I ended up going with the jumpsuit pattern. Read on to see my first steps in sewing this corseted jumpsuit…

Met Gala 2018: Our Favorite Looks!


Met Gala 2018 Theme: “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” which aims to start a conversation about the connection between fashion and religious art within the museum. This takes me back to fashion school when we travelled to museums and were to design a collection inspired by the ancient exhibits for a project – I loved drawing fashion inspiration from the past and the gowns at this year’s annual Met Gala did not disappoint. The Met Gala is the night to push the boundaries and below I have recapped some of my favorite looks of the night…

We Love Dresses! 14 Dresses for Regular & Plus Sizes


A range of styles from elegant to cool and from sexy to charming. This special collection from the 05/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine of our favorite dresses just shows you how much of an impact fabric choice can make. For every figure and for every style – let’s go!

DIY Over Bra Top - The Latest Trend!


OUT IN THE OPEN! No more hiding – now we are wearing lingerie tops over blouses and T-shirts. Lace, leather, denim – this garment looks great in almost all fabrics, but take note: For all non-stretch fabrics, we recommend adding a zipper or hooks and eyes at the center back. Read on to see how to make…

April Round Up & May Plans!


We have rounded up some of the makes our community has sewed up for the #burdachallenge2018 in April – and I talk about the plans I have in store for my May makes. May is such an exciting month in sewing being Me Made May as well… So much sewing to do!

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 04/2018: Reveal


This week I complete the finishing touches to my Ruffle Dress including the hems and neckline bias. I also threw on the final dress for some photos and I’m so thrilled how it turned out – I will admit after last week’s serger mishap I was so close to giving in scraping the dress for a whole new one. I’m so glad I “made it work” because I find the dress quite sweet and fun to wear – high tea here I come!

BurdaStyle Magazine 05/2018 Lookbook!


Starting on the 1st of every month we will be releasing the latest BurdaStyle digital preview lookbook! The 05/2018 issue is all about dresses – and the grand dress collection includes both plus and regular sizes in trending dress styles and silhouettes including off-the-shoulder and laced up backs. Also featured is a lovely nautical themed collection and boho spirited styles that you’ll want to make and wear for everyday comfort wear with a western flair! Read on to flip through the lookbook and shop ALL the patterns…


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