Thursday, January 17, 2013

Burda Style Magazine
February 2013

All Styles at a Glance

Line Drawings

Great way to wear boucle!
dress #118

Perfect for brunch
short coat #116
trousers #108A

Love an asymmetric neckline
dress #110

Weekend Glam
dress #114

Plus Size
Cause for Celebration
Coat #138
dress #139

All business
jacket #137
trousers #143B

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Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Fabric in the Spotlight:
 Black and White Houndstooth Knit

Black and White Houndstooth Knit
92% Viscose
8% Elastic
Classic black and white houndstooth print on a dress weight knit!
The houndstooth is 2-1/4" and a 2-3/4" repeat.  Great crosswise and lenghtwise stretch.
Make a wrap dress or use it as a part of  a color block outfit.

Sewl Mate
Black Menswear Wool
97% Wool 3% Spandex

Construction in Progress
Gutermann Thread #020, 010

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 01/2013 #123A

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5497, 5794, McCalls 6556, 6700, New Look 6097
Simplicity 1916Vogue 1197, 1224

Sewing Tip:  Use Clover Fork Pins to help you get that perfect pattern match.