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How To Sew The BurdaStyle Short Jumpsuit


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Video Duration: 1 Hour and 58 minutes


You’ll love this video if:

  • You want step-by-step instruction for sewing BurdaStyle’s Short Jumpsuit pattern

  • You’d like to add a fun, chic style to your current wardrobe

  • You’d like to learn how to sew both a top and shorts at once

  • You’re looking for a stylish and flattering pattern for a petite frame

You will Learn:

  • How to sew darts and pleats
  • How to make and sew a bias facing
  • How to sew side seam pockets
  • How to properly assemble basic shorts or pants
  • How to sew a set in sleeve


Meg Healy will walk you through reading the pattern, talk about suitable fabrics and notions, and demonstrate how to assemble the jumpsuit. In this video, Meg will guide you through the construction of the BurdaStyle Short Jumpsuit. This casual and playful style features a flattering wrap top with attached pleated shorts, waist tie, short sleeves and side seam pockets. She’ll even share some of her favorite tips and tricks along the way!

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About the Expert:

Meg Healy began to sew at the age of 12, where she began experimenting with fabric and seams on her Brother little domestic sewing machine. Studying at both Fanshawe College and Parsons the New School for Design in NYC, Meg gained the technical skills in pattern making and advanced sewing that led to a number of awards for her design and construction skills. Before becoming the Online Editor of BurdaStyle.com Meg worked as a pattern making intern for Vera Wang. Meg also launched her own highly unique clothing line consisting of fashion-forward spandex leggings in 2010.