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Quick Tip: Gathering for Success


On skirts, dresses, blouses, and more, gathering adds swing to any outfit. Read on to see how to gather fabric perfectly even…

Ready to Go: 9 Travel Ready Patterns


Feminine cuts that shift easily for summer fun are sewn with exotic prints and lightweight fabrics. These styles from the 07/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine are a welcome breeze to put you in the mood to travel from the start of sewing.

DIY Off-The-Shoulder Blazer


TAKE IT FROM THE TOP! Jackets are now being worn off-the-shoulder, as super-sexy and trendy tops as seen on celebrities and walking down the runway. Read on to see how you can alter an existing blazer in your closet and up-cycle it to be an “it” piece…

June Round Up & July Plans!


July here we come! June was a busy month for me sewing, and it looks like it was too for our BurdaStylers since there were so many amazing #burdachallenge2018 projects posted last month. From baby clothes to leggings and jumpsuits – this was one stylish month, and I even finished my workout outfit from May! Read on to see the Burda Challenge June entries as well as my July sewing plans…

Sewing Lesson: Jersey Top #119 07/2018


So sweet and so quick to sew! Sew yourself a dreamy top with tied sleeves, step by step and follow this sewing lesson to make our Jersey Top pattern that debuted in our Retro Delight pattern collection from the July 2018 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this summery top.

Burda Influencers: June Projects


Our BurdaStyle Influencers were busy sewing their June projects, and they all turned out so great! From summer dresses, skirts, and blouses to edgy top and little girl’s dresses – our influencers created some amazing summery pieces. Read on to see them all and get the patterns they used.

Retro Delight: 9 Vibrant 60s' Looks


A-Line dresses, jacquard fabrics and candy colors – combined with clean lines and playful prints add an extra dose of lively elegance with a nod to the sixties. This fun and summery collection is from the 07/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine.

BurdaStyle Magazine 07/2018 Lookbook!


The 07/2018 issue digital preview is now live – and summer is officially here! This issue is filled with casual beach fashions, cool city styles, and even travel outfit patterns that will help you beat the summer heat. There is even a brand new bikini pattern and retro restyle skirt! Read on to flip through the July 2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine and shop every pattern to become truly summer ready.

DIY Summer Table Decor


It’s so easy to bring the summer into the house! These deco ideas brings the summer feeling onto the table in any weather, and the pineapple place card holder has us wanted to plan a party.

Cap Sleeve Wrap Blouse: Sew-Along


The featured sew-along in the June/July 2018 issue of Sew News magazine was lead by yours truly and went through all the steps to sew our plus size Cap Sleeve Wrap Blouse pattern from the 07/2016 issue and is also avaliable through Sprout!

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.


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