This year Burda Easy has been split from 2 issues per year to 4 issues per year, and the summer issue has been announced on both the Russian and German Burda sites. As with all recent Burda Easy magazines, we get a few basic styles with several variations on each. I think Burda has done … More Burda Easy Summer 2019 and Burda Summer Dress Special 2019
The May issue of BurdaStyle Magazine has been announced, and it looks like the Burda tradition of the May “dress” issue is back! When I first leaned about BurdaStyle Magazine (nearly a decade ago!), the May issue was always full of spring and summer dresses, but I feel that has somewhat lessened in recent years. … More May 2019 BurdaStyle Magazine
It feels so early, but the full preview of the April BurdaStyle Magazine is already up on the German site! My first impression of this issue was very meh, but I’m actually starting to find more to appreciate the longer I look at these designs. There’s lots to look at so let’s get started! First … More April 2019 BurdaStyle Magazine
The March Burda is here and I’m so excited! This is one of those issues that, while it isn’t really giving us anything too new, I still want to make all of the things! I am really excited by so many of the styles they are including this month, but I’m also kind of surprised … More March 2019 BurdaStyle Magazine
I’ve been out of town for about 2 weeks, and now that I’m home and trying to get back into routine it seems I’ve missed all the online drama, in all of the online spheres I seem to follow. I’m desperately trying to get caught up on what’s going on with the Plus Sized Sewing … More Burda Easy Spring 2019
It seems like this announcement is out really early, but the full preview of the February BurdaStyle Magazine is already on the German site, with garment previews up on the Russian site. After the glitzy holiday party looks in the past two issues, this month feels refreshingly everyday and practical. I think the designs are … More February 2019 BurdaStyle Magazine
As we come to the close of yet another year, it means we have another full year of BurdaStyle Magazines to look back on for patterns and inspiration! This year started off with a bang; I really feel that January-May have some of my favorite designs of late. I think things were generally positive through … More A Year in Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 2018
It’s a bit crazy, but the first BurdaStyle magazine of 2019 is here! While I was a bit disappointed with the end of the year issues, I’m happy to report that the January 2019 issue looks like it is going to be awesome! There are so many great patterns in this issue I can’t wait to … More January 2019 BurdaStyle Magazine
Thanks to awesome blog readers Isi and cameliadb, I got a tip that the Burda movie would be available on the German public TV site for streaming. And thanks to cleaver people on Instagram, I got a tip that if you turn on closed captioning (it is the “UT” button in German) in a browser … More Burda Movie Update – Watch it Now!
Clearly, I’ve not been paying attention to things going on in the world because a German film about the life of Aenne Burda has been in production for over a year now, and I just found out about it today: There’s even a trailer… I can’t understand a thing they are saying, but holy shit it … More Stop the Presses and Hold the Phones – Burda’s Making a Movie?!?!?!?!???