Ok, so I had a menial task that needed to be done for months… but since it was a boring menial task I put it off until the last possible minute. Which, of course, kept me up all hours of the night doing a boring repetitive task that only required minimal focus, but slightly too much focus … More Why Procrastination is Bad
So I have started on my wooly green winter Burda coat – the BWOF-01-2001-120/121 mashup. The last time I made a Burda coat, I used an envelope pattern and I preemptively made a lot of adjustments because I was in a rush and I was used to Big4 sizing. That turned out to be a … More Oh Burda, How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways…
I am so excited to be back sewing for myself and finally not projects where I feel like I want to have a big reveal when I have finished. So I have been doing a little planning for my fall/early winter sewing projects, and thought I would share. Project #1: BWOF 01-2001-120/121 Caban Jacket Having … More Fall Sewing Plans
Ok, so I don’t usually (well, ever) buy things on Ebay. But I had heard it was a good place to look for Burda back issues, so I thought I would check it out. What I found was an advertisement for 11 “like new” issues from 2006. Now, I haven’t been sewing that long, but … More What I bought on Ebay
I know that one of the complaints of many of the older BWOF lovers is that there is no way to search through the patterns online. Well, the complaints have been heard, and the patterns are now searchable! Well, sort of. At least, dating back to 2009. But the patterns are searchable by style (dresses, … More BurdaStyle Russian Archives – New Navigator Feature!
So while I haven’t been posting or sewing much lately, I have been thinking about sewing and acquiring lots of new fun fabrics and patterns in the last half month. Firstly, Fashionista Fabrics had a huge sale of old Burda World of Fashion magazines. Sadly, they are all sold out now, and they currently only have June … More Confession Time: Accumulation of a Stash