Warm sand, blue water, and sexy designs in island patterns. This collection is full of breezy poolside cover ups, plus dresses and tops you can wear far away from the beach. These designs are from the May 2011 issue of Burda Style magazine. All instructions for previously published patterns have been updated.
Beach goddess style at its most glamorous. This Maxi Caftan Dress is cut from a single layer of sheer chiffon for a sexy beach cover up. The plunging neckline and trumpet sleeves have serious drama.
A Ruched Jersey Tank highlights your bust with twisted straps, ruching, and empire seamlines. Great for those sticky summer nights!
A Tunic Top with slits at the hip looks good over leggings and summer shorts. Cap sleeves and pleats at the neckline make this simple satin top feminine for your next beach side brunch.
Flaunt your beach body in this figure hugging Long Sleeved Body Con Dress. A panel of ruching down the center adds even more interest, and it’s finished with a modern squared off neckline. A perfect sexy date look.
A straight cut Blouson Dress makes the most of large scale summer prints like florals and tie dyes. This tee dress gets extra interest at the back with a low V neckline and tie. An effortless dress to toss on after a day at the beach.
This skater style Dress with A Line Skirt flatters your waist and legs, perfect for petite figures! The boatneck and seamlines look sophisticated in an abstract print. Get even more leg lengthening with a strappy sandal.
The cut of this Tunic Blouse with Bat Sleeves has lots of style, with swinging raglan sleeves, a colorful neckline. Go exotic with a colorful print for summer.
Get a two tone peekaboo effect with this Low Cut Dress with Bandeau Top. A plunging V neckline gets a little coverage from a contrast bandeau. With the pockets and optional coverage, it’s perfect for the beach! Make one to match your bikini.
Flaunt that summer tan in this skimpy little Jersey Body Con Dress. Ruched jersey hugs every curve, and the plunging neckline highlights your bust. Pair it with strappy sandals and turquoise jewelry.
Whether you’re at the beach or just enjoying some margaritas at your favorite restaurant, these designs greet the summer in style. Bring on the prints!