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For Sale, Wanted & Free to a good home / Re: For Sale Burda magazines
« on: June 04, 2018, 16:14:34 PM »
OMG, I am probably the BIGGEST Burda fangirl here... and the one who lives the farthest!!!

Can we work something out? I'll message you!

Patterns Discussion / Re: BurdaStyle?
« on: May 30, 2018, 14:07:36 PM »
The US site is all sorts of annoying. They've only just started to tag the PDFs by year and/or magazine issue, going back to 2010!!!

$5.99 is the regular price, but they sometimes have sales. I have a few freebies, need to check if they offer a single pattern or options. BRB!

I personally prefer the DE site because even the sleeve/envelop patterns are available as PDFs. Sooo jealous! I can't buy them but maybe you can?

When I was a kid, broderie anglaise, cotton seersucker and cotton lawn were the fabrics used to make my clothing. I was never dresses in synthetics or knits, except for t-shirts. I'm not of the leggings generation...

In the wardrobe / Re: Help with stripes.
« on: May 29, 2018, 17:48:03 PM »
Looks good! And love the sleeve your son's version!

In the wardrobe / Re: Help with stripes.
« on: May 28, 2018, 15:51:17 PM »
any news on the top? I want to make a striped top of my own but I don't seem to have even 1cm or more stripes in the stash...

Curious how the neckline went.

I saw this & I thought you may be interested! / Re: Wedding dress..
« on: May 28, 2018, 15:38:16 PM »
it being bad luck for the groom to see the dress before the day?

This belief doesn't exist in my country. So, is it scary or something? What's the rationale being this? After all, aren't women supposed to be at their most beautiful on their wedding day?

Patterns Discussion / Re: Raglan t-shirt pattern
« on: May 28, 2018, 15:35:22 PM »

Publications / Burdastyle 7/2018
« on: May 25, 2018, 17:05:47 PM »
Early preview of the July 2018 issue on the RU site.

Patterns Discussion / Re: Mutton Dressed??
« on: May 22, 2018, 15:05:45 PM »
There's a difference between dressing to flatter one's parts though and dressing because one is of a certain age and only that.

My understanding of that phrase, and what I feel is illustrated by the anecdote I told, is that if you are dressing for the body you remember having and not the one you actually have now, then it's anachronistic.

Today, I would not wear bangs, oversized neon t-shirts and stripped short because that's what I wore as a teenager in the 90s.

I would wear more contemporary, grown-up versions of these things, after all, a t-shirt and shorts can't really go out of fashion, can it?

Patterns Discussion / Re: Mutton Dressed??
« on: May 22, 2018, 14:51:03 PM »
I don't believe in the concept of "mutton dressed as lamb".

I'm afraid I do believe in it! My aunt had a...excentric friend who was opening a night club (a whole nother story!) and I am traumatized by this 50yo woman wearing a mini zebra print dress with a back mesh cutout. She had an Apple shape, flat butt and droopy breasts. Former/current Party Girl. +Good legs, though. But the rest was too short and too tight.

Patterns Discussion / Re: Mutton Dressed??
« on: May 22, 2018, 14:44:57 PM »
It's donkeys years old, and I remember making it first time around!

I wouldn't cuff them and maybe go full-length to update the style but keep the tank top/vest bodice.

Patterns Discussion / Re: Alternative jumpsuit?
« on: May 10, 2018, 14:23:06 PM »
I'm hardly ever on FB so was not aware of this pattern's popularity.

That said, if you are going to wear this much fabric on your bottom half, might as well go for a maxi dress!

Publications / Re: Burdastyle 6/2018
« on: May 07, 2018, 18:47:28 PM »
Andy Pandy?

I had to Google, the reference went right over my head!

Publications / Burdastyle 6/2018
« on: May 07, 2018, 15:19:37 PM »
Technical drawings for 6/2018 on the RU site.

I'm mostly intererest in this dress:

and this one:

as well as the BODYSUIT :toast:

I think I can make the bodysuit bottom as panties  8)

This tunic top is cute too:

There are also Men's patterns, a camp shirt :

and trousers:

As well as some cute kids clothing...

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