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27 January

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    Jan 27, 2018, 01.24 PMby Frenchy-C

    Hi Meg,

    Just wondering if there is a burdastyle that offers patterns with clear instructions and pictures? Perhaps in another language? Or is it only on the store bought “paper” patterns? I am having difficulties with a pattern. I have made a trial one but I have an expensive tweed that I want to use, and not have mediocre results. The peplum blazer 09/2017 The hem on the back peplum is quite thick and tricky to have a nice finish. Also the lapel collar is super confusing.

    Your help would be greatly appreciated


19 January

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    Jan 19, 2018, 06.12 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Hi Meg, You are such a fabulous seamstress and I love to see your projects ;-) I have to say that I miss to see new feature member projects every week, like it used to be. Also, I miss to see “best of” in the gallery. Earlier BurdaStyle had the “best of every month”. Hope you and the BurdaStyle staff will consider it again. All the best to you! :-) kind regards, Ellen

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      Jan 23, 2018, 09.22 PMby MegH

      Hi Ellen! Thanks for reaching out. Due to our dedicated team here on Burdatyle.com getting smaller we haven’t had as much time to dedicate to the gallery section of our site, but we do have a new featured member coming up! But you know what, the best of gallery does need to happen, and it takes passionate sewists to say something, and that it is important, so I really appreciate that and will allocate my time to putting those together more often.

      Thank you for everything you do and post here on BurdaStyle.com!

      Meg :)

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      Jan 25, 2018, 05.27 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks Meg! I really appreciate your feedback :)
      Of course I understand that it takes time, and priority’s has to be done. I thinks by doing this, the site is more interesting for the members.
      Cheers and thanks again!

15 June

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    Jun 15, 2017, 07.22 PMby Frenchy-C

    Hey Meg, Two questions for you?

    1- favorite places for Fabric shopping in Toronto?

    2- When is Burda bringing back a member Challenge?

    P.s. Can’t wait to see your June Mash-up…

    Happy sewing

    Your GTA fan, Frenchy-C

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      Jun 19, 2017, 07.42 PMby MegH


      1. My fav places are Fabricland (I just love their notions selection and zipper colors), King Textiles, Leather Sewing and Supply Depot, and Leos Textiles.

      2. I’m not sure! I would love to do one again soon.

      3. I can’t wait to share with you all my June Mash Up :)

      Thanks French!


28 December

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    Dec 28, 2015, 07.59 PMby CQuilts


    I enrolled in the sloper class. But I think I ran out of time. I am no longer able to send questions via the class website.

    If you feel that I should not contact you this way as it is outside of the course curriculum, I understand.

    My question is regarding the pant sloper. If I add the 3/4" mark from H to create N, I no longer have enough length to A to creat an N to O line.


    Back Hip Arc – 12 Back Waist Arc – 9 3/8.

    Not sure how to handle the difference.


    Cathy Harnisch

    I’m enjoying the course! Just got a bit behind.

8 September

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    Sep 8, 2015, 11.34 PMby Kirstin Bozyk

    Hello again. I was just wondering if you could pretty please do the video tutorial for the May 2015 Flared Dress #109. I tried looking at the pictures you sent in German but I’m still pretty puzzled. Thanks so much. <3 Kirstin

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      Sep 28, 2015, 01.36 AMby MegH

      Hi there! I won’t be able to do the video tutorial, but I did promise that I would do a sewing lessons post about this pattern. I was just waiting on the higher resolution images and I guess I just lost track over the summer of the post :( So terribly sorry. I will work on the post this week. I will post the sewing lesson images from the magazine with the instructions in a blog post. As we are no longer filming particular pattern sewing videos for a while. Thank you for reminding me. Best, Meg

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      Oct 1, 2015, 06.35 PMby MegH

      I started the sewing lesson post for this pattern, and it will be live tomorrow!



18 July

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    Jul 18, 2015, 05.43 PMby Kirstin Bozyk

    Hello! I’d lust like to being something to your attention. The May 2015 Flared Dress #109 instructions are very wrong. I have been struggling with this pattern for some time, because midway through the instructions they said “refer to sewing course.” I asked about this issue, and found out they were referring to some additional instructions provided in the magazine, which is not available where I live. Someone “revised” the instructions to this pattern, and now they are much worse than before. They talk about gathering separate skirt pieces when the dress is actually just princess panels with no waist seam. They also talk about sleeves and hemming the main fabric, when it actually has straps with frills and is made in a scalloped lace. Is there anything you might be able to do to either make another request for revision, or perhaps make one of your super helpful video tutorials? I have the dress partially constructed but I am very lost and confused on adding the straps with the frills and how to finish the top edge. Thanks for your concern!

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      Jul 19, 2015, 02.26 AMby MegH

      Hi there Kristin! I looked into this patterns and yes it does look there are some problems, yes they refer to “skirt” pieces which there are none in the pattern. I will make this dress into a Sewing Lesson post, in the meantime I am going to send you something that should help. We can they work together to sort out the rest of the issues.


12 September

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    Sep 12, 2014, 08.35 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Happy Birthday dear Meg!! :-) Enjoy ♥

22 March

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    Mar 22, 2014, 02.57 AMby LakeWylieMom

    How do I watch one of your webinars again that I purchased a couple months ago?!! HELP. Lakewyliemom

3 November

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    Nov 3, 2013, 11.37 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Hello Meg, I’m sorry to bother you, but member projects for October is much too dark – can somebody look at this issue? (you can compare the projects with the originale in the members studio). All projects has been dark since this happened the 27th of Oct.

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      Nov 4, 2013, 04.07 PMby MegH

      Hello, not a problem. I know this is a big issue because the site is so visual. I have brought this issue to the technical team and we will update everyone as soon as it’s fixed. Thanks!

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      Nov 4, 2013, 04.27 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      That’s good to hear – and I hope they will find a solution and solve the problem very soon :) thank you very much!

28 September

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    Sep 28, 2013, 09.47 PMby Carien Dolittle

    Hi Meg, maybe it’s a little inappropriate to post this directly on your wall but.. I would really die to see pattern #104 from the 09-2008 issue on this website! I can’t get the issue in my country anymore and this jacket is delicious! Pleeeeeaaaase? (puppy eyes)

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      Sep 29, 2013, 08.42 PMby MegH

      Hello Carien! I’m so sorry but we don’t have access to any English instructions before 2009.



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      Sep 30, 2013, 04.23 PMby Carien Dolittle

      Hehe that’s ok.. I guess I have to refresh my German language skills then.. :D

13 September

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    Sep 13, 2013, 08.40 PMby lremesi

    Hi Meg! I attended your pattern grading webinar, which was fabulous! Thank you! I am stuck with a grading problem and wanted to see if you had any clue on what to do? I am using the cut and spread method. I have marked my first to lined (at neckline and shoulder). I am stuck at the armscye. When I draw my vertical line perpendicular with the grainline and center back, the line falls outside the waistline. How do I tackle this?


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      Sep 16, 2013, 09.11 PMby MegH

      Hey! I’m glad you enjoyed the webinar. Would you mind telling me what fitting issue you are having? Are you trying to reduce the back ease? When I know the issue I can better assist you :)

      Thanks !!

22 August

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    Aug 22, 2013, 05.37 PMby luckyone

    Hey! I saw you and your awesome leggings at the MET in London!!! Way to go…congrats on all your success.

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      Aug 22, 2013, 05.45 PMby MegH

      Oh awesome!! Thanks so much, and best luck to you as well.

20 August

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    Aug 20, 2013, 12.56 AMby iwannasew2

    Thank YOU for forwarding the suggestion on adding sewing levels to the webinar description (just thanked you on facebook). JC. You’re a sweetheart. Thank you for listening and THANKS for making BURDA the greatest! :)

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      Aug 20, 2013, 09.05 PMby MegH

      Thanks so much! I can understand the frustration of not knowing if a particular product will be suitable for one’s skill level. We will try our best to explain to our customers in future promotions what sort of sewer would benefit from particular information. Thanks again for all your support!

24 June

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    Jun 24, 2013, 05.46 PMby iwannasew2

    GO MEGAN! WE I Love you! Thanks so much for doing these webinars! I’ve posted the next one on slopers on three sewing face book pages and even my own blog: BURDA’S BANGIN WITH MORE WEBINARS!

    As a result (from the first time) MANY people signed up that didn’t know about it. I told them to subscribe to Burda via email and on face book. :-)


    MEG, YOU ARE FANTASTIC! I sent you a PM after the first webinar (free one) and did the second one!


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      Jun 25, 2013, 04.46 PMby MegH

      Thank you so much! I love doing these webinars, it is an awesome outlet to share my expertise. Awesome blog by the way :)