So after reviewing the comments from my November Burda post, I realize I’m probably in the minority, and that most people seem pretty excited by this issue. I’m still not overwhelmingly excited about it, but I am sort of warming up to it. Working on my Kibbe pattern posts really is giving me something like … More Burda Update and Dirndl News!
The alternative title for this post should be Pattern Review: Burda 7443/Pattern Review: Burda 7057. It’s been so long since I’ve done a pattern review I’ve almost forgotten how to do them! It’s been nice using TNT patterns to make things this year, but I’ve missed testing out new patterns. It’s something I want to … More Project Dirndl Completed!
So, turns out I’m going to be making two sets of dirndls for German Octoberfest! One for the person I know, and one for her friend. I’ve actually started construction (or, more precisely, I’m nearing the end of it), but for now I’ll just tantalize you with some material pictures. (Also, as a side note – … More Dirndl Update – Twice as Nice!
The full preview of the Fall/Winter 2014 Burda Easy Magazine has been posted on the Russian website. I was obsessed with several designs in the early preview, and although I think Burda pretty much used the preview to show us the good stuff, overall I have to say this is a pretty awesome issue, especially … More Newsflash: Burda Easy Fall/Winter Full Preview Posted
First things first – I sewed! A dress! But it is not for me. It was for my sister, so I didn’t really get paid for it, technically, though she awesomely circled the smallest Whole Foods parking lot in the world so I could run in and get the really good fish sauce. The barter … More Exciting News!