The Wool Jacket is back!

Remember how my wool jacket had no lining in Brazil? Well, I finally chose one! I did some research because I didn’t want the slippery traditional lining when dealing with the L darts and whatnot. According to Vogue Sewing, cotton is also anti-static. I found this cute cream quilting cotton with a pretty pastel grey…

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If it was a snake…

…it would have bit me! You know that feeling when you realize something that’s been staring you in the face? Take a look at this photo from the Burda 02/2011 Italian inspired collection: Remember how much I said I loved this collection? Now look at this photo: Notice anything? I was packing my albums and…

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My Burda Story

As I mentioned briefly, I am participating in the Burda Sew-a-Long with other ladies in the Southern Hemisphere courtesy of TheCuriousKiwi. Here is my “Burda Story.” How did you discover Burda Magazine? The internet and Blogosphere way back in 2008. What have you made from Burda Magazine? This is my first and only Burda project…

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And now I am confused…

Sometimes it just takes a hands on experience for the light bulb to turn on. Other times its just a head-scratcher. Remember my BS 03/2011 #137 muslin? I did nothing to the CB, cut on fold, and this is what it looked like. Then for the Burdastyle Sew-A-Long, I cut the same pattern, in a…

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The year of pants take 2

Here’s my crazy quilter Bermuda shorts: Whoa! Look at that fabric. Kind of funky cool right? These are Burda Plus 11-2011 136B. Now to tell you how much I was paying attention to the little pattern sketch I didn’t even register these were pleated front pants until I went to sew in the waistband! And…

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