These patterns are from the November 2013 issue of Burda Style magazine.
This super short Tunic Dress with braided embellishment has an adorable sixties look. This design is subtly sexy with black tights and pointy toe flats. Dress has three quarter sleeves and hidden pockets.
Go for a totally demure look in this long sleeved Maxi Dress. The lace yoke and sleeves are so pretty and show just a hint of skin, and cute bows at the back will make them love to watch you leave! This design would make a beautiful wedding dress in white.
A gorgeous party dress doesn’t have to bare a lot of skin. This elegant Dress has sheer sleeves and a fun embellishment at the hip so you’ll look perfectly elegant at your next event.
Command attention in this minimalist Dress with a wide V neckline.
A graphic print sets off the Ruched Shirt Dress. This casual style has a retro feel and lots of detail. Volume at the sleeves and gathers at the waist give you an interesting shape.
Celebrate your curves in this figure flattering Hourglass Dress. A V neck, fluttery hem, and paneled skirt hug your body and give you a gorgeous feminine silhouette.
A simple organdy Dress with banded cuffs and a high neckline gets a feminine touch from a large flower and leg bearing hemline. Wear this classy little number to a party and be the most sophisticated woman in the room.
It’s almost the holiday party season, and these patterns will carry you through cocktail parties and holiday dinners. With just a few lovely details, a classic shape gets a fresh new look. Practice a new updo, slip on a cocktail ring and chandelier earrings, and get ready to pass the champagne!