Burda Spring/Summer 2018 Catalog Collection

Burda has announced it’s semi-annual catalog collection for Spring/Summer!  Burda tends to be my favorite pattern brand, both in terms of style and fit, but because I have an extensive magazine collection, I find I can often limit my envelope purchases.  But for some reason my first impression of this collection was that I wanted … More Burda Spring/Summer 2018 Catalog Collection

A Year in Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 2017

Another year done, which means we have another set of BurdaStyle Magazine issues in the stash!  This year I feel like everyone has been pretty positive towards the looks we’ve been getting from Burda, but often hindsight and distance puts things in perspective, especially after the newness wow factor wears off a bit.  In case … More A Year in Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 2017

Pattern Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 11-2015-113 Red/Gold Sheath Dress (Stash Contest Entry #2)

Although I’m not really “in it to win it” with the stash busting contest, I am having fun finding uses for fabrics that have been in my stash for quite some time.  Although I did like my first entry for the stash contest, I didn’t feel it was quite right for the party I was … More Pattern Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 11-2015-113 Red/Gold Sheath Dress (Stash Contest Entry #2)

Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 1: Musically Inspired Pencil Skirt

It’s that time of year again – National Sewing Month.  Which means lots of fun Instagram pictures and the Pattern Review Sewing Bee!  I entered the Bee on something of a whim last year, and actually managed to make it to round 2, which was amazing.  Of course, that means I’m hooked, so I’m back … More Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 1: Musically Inspired Pencil Skirt