Find casual elegance for summer in a structured crop top, breezy gaucho pants, and the perfect black maxi dress. These patterns are from the May 2014 issue of Burda Style magazine. Spend those summer nights in style!
Don’t miss out on the crop top trend with this trendy Seamed Crop Top. It has seams and piping for structure, so it’s a little more grown up than a basic cropped tee.
So much subtle detail in this One Shoulder Ruched Dress, with ruching down one front seam and a diagonal neckline. It ends just above the knee for a sophisticated look.
Super wide leg Gaucho Pants are a breezy, casual alternative to a skirt or skinny jeans in the summer. They’re an unexpected way to change up your silhouette. Try them in a cool print, like neutral stripes.
Everyone loves the effortless style of a Keyhole Maxi Dress, especially in all black. This one has double spaghetti straps and a flirty keyhole neckline. So chic and sexy for summer.
Wear this Gathered Midi Skirt at your hips or your waist. The shirred waistband is totally flexible! It’s a comfy, boho piece to wear with chunky sandals and wide belts.
Two different stripe patterns are eye catching for summer adventures. This Caftan Dress has a straight cut with cap sleeves and concealed button band. Change the shape with a wide belt.
Get instant gratification in this quick sew Stretch Tube Top. It stretches to fit a variety of figures, so you can sew it up without stress! Perfect for wearing with cutoffs and summer outfits.
So girly and fun! This Frilled Mini Skirt has antique petticoat details, like asymmetrical frills and flounces. Make it more casual with a loose tee or tank, or play up the feminine factor with a pretty little top.
This collection has some of our favorite shapes for summer… sweeping maxi dresses, dramatic wide leg pants, and flirty crop tops make dressing for hot and sticky weather so much better. Grab those linens and chiffons and get sewing!