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Top Ten Dress Patterns for Spring

Warmer weather means that like me, you’re probably looking for new additions to your wardrobe! Here are my top ten dress patterns for Spring and Summer… From all the beautiful new patterns that have just arrived, I’ve picked 10 of my absolute favourite dresses which are just perfect for the warmer weather. There are styles to fit […]

Summer Sewing | What to Make for Spring/Summer ’15

The sun has started shining and it’s almost time to shed our stuffy winterwear. But what to wear for the warmer weather? Keep reading for summer sewing inspiration… There are a few key styles that have come to the forefront and are set to be summer sewing essentials. One thing I’m happy about is that vintage-style […]

Great British Sewing Bee | Free Corset Pattern

So we’re in week 4 and it’s Structure Week! The judges want to see how the contestants tackle the challenge of creating garments which require structural techniques including boning and pleating. Tough! First up it was corsets.  The plucky sewers gave it their best shot and May and Patrick were seriously impressed with their efforts. Deborah […]

London Fashion Week | Spring/Summer 2015

The Spring/Summer 2015 London Fashion Week starts today – and there’s a real buzz about what’s to come over the next few days! Anticipation is building, and we can’t wait to see the new fashion collections from top designers of the moment… London Fashion Week takes place twice a year: in February for the Autumn/Winter […]

Which Colour? | Pantone Fashion Colours for Autumn 2014

Wondering which colours to choose for your autumn and winter wardrobe? Look no further than these fab colour suggestions from the experts at Pantone to inspire you! The Pantone fashion colours for Autumn 2014 include a mix of bold, jewel-like shades and paler muted colours to create an unusual, diverse palette. So you can liven […]

Get The Look! | This Season’s Celebrity Style

We’ve picked out some of our favourite celebrity looks from the last few months and matched them with great Burda dressmaking patterns so that you can be inspired to create your own versions. We loved the fashion from the Emmy Awards this year! Mimic Zooey Deschanel’s look with our corset-style strapless dress. Miranda Kerr proves […]

Garden Party Fashion | Top 10 Garden Party Dress Patterns

Summer has arrived and you’ll undoubtedly have a garden party to attend! We’ve pulled together our top 10 garden party dress patterns so that you can stand out from the crowd at your next summer bash… If you’re looking for garden party fashion to turn heads, we’ve picked out 10 of our most fabulous garden […]

Meet the Expert | Erica Sharp

Do you love fashion? Would you love to get involved in the world of illustration? We’ve been chatting to top illustrator and author of new book Cutting- Edge Fashion Illustration, Erica Sharp, to be inspired and pick up some tips… Why did you choose to study illustration? “After completing my art foundation course, I started […]