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Wild Thing: 10 Animal Print Patterns


Leopard, tiger – or maybe you prefer to wear them all? Bright animal prints mix in this season as fashion forward. We showcase the most beautiful ones from the 08/2019 issue of BurdaStyle magazine, with garments like an elegant coat through to an easy shirt.

Combining Sewing Patterns


DIY Beauty Bag


This beauty bag is the perfect place to stow all of your beauty favorites. The best part is that it is easy to wipe down and sewn to last!

School Time: 5 Unisex Kid's Patterns


These cool (unisex) fashions from the 08/2019 issue of BurdaStyle magazine in sizes 110 – 134 make the new start even more fun!

DIY Stuffed Swan


Oh, dear swan – this stuffed animal made of terrycloth is worth every minute of work and looks sweet as sugar. If you want your swan larger or smaller, simply enlarge or reduce the pattern template to the desired dimensions. Read on to see how you can create this darling swan for yourself or your little one…

New Trend Pattern: Victorian Chic


Ruffles, sheer fabric and lots of volume: this trend is truly a feast for the eyes. Showcase beautiful skin in this blouse with organza raglan sleeves, gathered sleeve cuffs and a narrow standing collar. The lower bodice panel can be adjusted to your style preference with a coordinating petersham belt to draw it close. Read on to see the runway inspiration as well as styling tips…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 07/2019: Part 2


This week I complete sewing my halter one-piece for my July Mash Up including finishing all the elastic, back hook, and front bow tie! Love how this pattern turned out with the lace overlay, and will make the perfect bridal swimsuit.

Sewing Lesson: #128 Men's Linen Shirt 07/2019


Plastron, Mandarin collar, cuffs: Follow our instructions to sew these challenging details with ease on our Men’s Linen Shirt pattern that debuted in our High Class collection from the July 2019 issue of BurdaStyle magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this summery men’s shirt.

6 Favorite Looks


Ready for a go-to reliable look? Start with a great shirt! Our editors have chosen their absolute favorites from the 07/2019 issue of BurdaStyle magazine for your best summer style.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 07/2019: Part 1


What better way to spend July then sewing up a swimsuit! Yes, for my July Mash Up I’m making the fabulous Halter Swimsuit pattern from the 07/2019 issue. I’m in love with the front bow as well as the halter neckline – and I have plans to make this my “Bridal Bathing Suit”, meaning that it is sewn in white, but mine is with a limegreen twist. Read on to see my first steps in sewing this swimsuit together.

DIY Travel Beauty Roll-Up


Rolling forward – washable and compact, this modern beauty roll-up is perfect for on-the-go! Thanks to terry cloth and cotton, this travel case is easily washable.

Retro Restyle: Striped Dress


This colorful striped dress is airy and so feminine and now remastered from the original pattern published in 1961! The width is drawn in at the upper neckline with mini pleats and is shaped at the waistline with a self-made belt to bring it toward the figure.

High Class: 15 Styles for Men, Women & Children!


Couture cuts, elaborate details and prints that have an aura of the 60s… this season they come together as relaxed and elegant styles for fashionistas – kids and adults alike. Plus: a cool linen shirt for the guys. This collection is from the July 2019 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

DIY Jersey Headband


More than a summer trend – these stretchy jersey headbands always fit and can be styled anyway. Sometimes athletic, sometimes chic, but always stylish! Use up scrap jersey bits to make yourself and all your friends this headband. Tip: cut in a stretchy absorbent fabric for a spa headband to keep your hair out of the way while you face your face! Read on to download the free pattern and see how to sew together…

Sewing Lesson: #107A Pleated Bermuda Shorts 07/2019


Not only are shorts one of this season’s top trends – our step-by-step instructions also make them easy for beginning sewers! These Bermuda Shorts pattern debuted in our On the Road collection from the July 2019 issue of Burda Style magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew these summery Bermudas.


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