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    • Update! The Stitches & Craft Show Runway Competition Brought to you by BurdaStyle and Tessuti

      Added Mar 19, 2010

      Exciting new competition and boy is it a quick one! You have until April 2nd to send in your garments to be entered to win an invitation to have you garment modeled on the runway of the Sitches & Craft Show in Melbourne, a $500 Gift Voucher from Tessuti Fabrics, a Bu…

    • Unfinished Project Sewalong

      Added Apr 21, 2009

      It’s time for a new sewalong here on BurdaStyle! For those of you who took part in the Bow-Tie Sewalong you should have your creations sent into BurdaStyle before the end of April. Mine will be in the…

    • You Decide: Which Should We Turn Into a Plus Pattern?

      Added Mar 10, 2009

      We know that everyone isn’t between sizes 34 and 42! For the next collection, we want to let you, our members, vote on turning one of our patterns into a Plus pattern. Choose between two awesome styles: the …

    • Luxxe fabrics for special occasions

      Added Jan 2, 2009

      New Year’s Eve has come and gone, but if you’re anything like me, you had been concentrating so much on sewing Christmas gifts that New Years caught you by surprise! Good news, though, because you don’t need to have a super-complicated pattern in order to make a spec…

    • Nikkishell: Pressing tools and sew along update

      Added Apr 13, 2008

      Where has the past week gone?! Life seems to be so full at the moment that time just goes by in a flash. I still haven’t managed to work on my Jorinde blazer or finish my http://www.burdastyle.com…

    • Nikkishell: Back in the saddle and setting up shop

      Added Apr 6, 2008

      Hey there! I’m back in the saddle after having a little break to have my baby. Heidi Grace was born five days past my due date but made up for that by arriving after a very quick 50 minute labour on the bedroom floor in the presence of four paramedics and my husban…

    • Nikkishell: Recycled Sidonie and Sewalongs

      Added Mar 4, 2008

      I didn’t get around to sewing up the muslin for my Jorinde blazer this week. I messed up my JJ blouse early on in the week by stupidly cutting thro…

    • Nikkishell: Jorinde blazer plans and sew along update

      Added Feb 26, 2008

      Have you seen the newest pattern?

      Jorinde is going to be just perfect for my Autumn/Winter wardrobe and I have my muslin cut out all ready to sew up! I do plan on making changes though. Instead of the…

    • Nikkishell: Sidonie skirts

      Added Feb 19, 2008

      I finished embellishing my denim Sidonie this week. I decided to go for the simple look and added some appliquéd leaf shapes using the scraps of denim left over from making the skirt. I’m really happy with …

    • Nikkishell: Denim Sidonie

      Added Feb 12, 2008

      Do you remember last week when I showed you a tiny sample piece of the fabric I had ordered for my JJ blouse? Well that along with another piece of fabric I had intended to use for the new http://www…

    • Nikkishell: Finished night gown and wardrobe planning

      Added Feb 5, 2008

      I finished off my Desira night gown this week. It was very easy; I made it shorter and added sleeves. For the sleeves I used the Lydia pattern that I…

    • Nikkishell: Night gown in the making

      Added Jan 29, 2008

      Ah, I had all the good intentions of having a weekend of sewing but my body decided otherwise. I seem to be forgetting that I’m heavily pregnant, less than 7 weeks to go, and that I can’t do as much as I usually can or as fast. So rather than sitting at my sewing…

    • NikkiShell Night Wear

      Added Jan 22, 2008

      Amongst my list of jobs as wide as my belly this week was the task of adding straps to my Jane night dress. It was quick and easy, just two straps made by sewing tubes of fabric and turning them right sides o…

    • Our Greatest Contest Submissions

      Added Aug 2, 2007

      The pattern and design contest has been over for some time now, winners were announced and congratulated. Now we have to deal with the wait until we can all make our own versions of the

    • We Proudly Present....

      Added Jul 19, 2007

      This is a big week for us. So many big decisions leave us ready for the weekend, which will be just as eventful, considering that we are almost ready to launch the new web design.

      Again, we have to express our big amazement with your work. We received lots of v…