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This pattern collection is from a back issue of burda style magazine. These eighties-feel styles can be rocked to the office and then transform to a going out look! The silhouettes are top heavy and taper to the hem. We love all the paneling and edgy styling of these designs.

This Turtleneck top is so versatile. Since its so figure hugging It can easily be worn over a dress, or it can look equally good paired with a nice pair of pants.

Wow! This classic short Coat makes the lapel collar appear turned up, and the open edges are stitched at the waist panel. This trendy designer-looking coat is a perfect cover all.

This wide, straight-cut Vest made in wool refines every outfit. It looks especially nice when worn over tighter fitting garments.

This Sheath Dress is cleverly designed and embodies such style! The avant garde seaming and attached shoulder bands make this the ultra work to play dress.

This Blouson Jacket made out of wool has cutting edge style with a great front overlap.

This short hemline Coat with high collar, and asymmetrical closure has so many great attributes. It looks so soft and stern at the same time! The narrowing silhouette also gives the wearer a non-bulky great shape.

This Pencil Skirt is just great! Instead of plain darts, this skirt has intricate paneling that give the skirt a great silhouette.

Happy Sewing!

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    Mar 22, 2013, 06.24 AMby conejitoasesino

    I love, love, LOVE, this collection! I want every piece in it. I also really like that all the pieces will work beautifully for us more curvaceous ladies. I am seriously considering actually buying some of these patterns. And, Burda, you know I am a cheap bitch so that is saying something! Great job!

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    Mar 13, 2013, 01.58 AMby arisaid

    Brown coat is great. Good detail on it.

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    Mar 12, 2013, 04.07 AMby stushyp

    I LOVE THE DRESS AND WHITE JACKET. ANYONE HERE FROM NYC??

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    Mar 11, 2013, 05.47 PMby KristinaBerisha

    great green skirt.

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    Mar 9, 2013, 09.27 PMby sewsweetviolets

    I have to say being a kid in the 80’s not a fan, the only piece I like is the jacket in the last photo, but it is not included in the patterns.

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    Mar 9, 2013, 01.01 PMby b. boop

    the dress is so beautiful!

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    Mar 9, 2013, 01.01 PMby b. boop

    the dress is so beautiful!

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    Mar 9, 2013, 01.01 PMby b. boop

    the dress is so beautiful!

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    Mar 9, 2013, 04.12 AMby balllisaann

    The pencil skirt! The panelling adds a distinctive touch to the same-old, same-old darts.

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    Mar 8, 2013, 09.29 PMby RomRom

    When I saw “80’s”, I thought GOOD GOD, NO! NOT THE MASSIVE SHOULDER PADS!!!! But these are stunning! I love the edgy lines that embodied female power of the time but yet the fabric and style choice makes it still womanly and soft. Can’t wait to make these!!!!

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    Mar 8, 2013, 07.49 PMby Saeriu

    As a child of the 80’s, I’m really sorry I just can’t go there. I appreciate the artistry in the design but I just wouldn’t be able to put myself into those…yet. Maybe in another 20 years….who knows?

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    Mar 8, 2013, 06.14 PMby Okara42

    These are gorgeous!

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    Mar 8, 2013, 03.18 PMby gorgeousgirl25

    Oh, these are just adorable! I love all the coats and skirts combos especially…might just have to try one of these! And the sheath dress is to die for! Reminds me a lot of Laura Holt…

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    Mar 8, 2013, 01.46 PMby squirrellypoo

    YES! This was my favourite issue for YEARS. I’ve made three of these patterns (sometimes a few times). Now to go back to my projects and attach them all to these patterns! :)

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    Mar 8, 2013, 02.17 AMby thewallinna

    The dress and the pencil skirt look cool :)

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    Mar 8, 2013, 12.07 AMby estilosalome

    This whole collection is awesome, so classy. The sheath dress is my favorite.

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    Mar 7, 2013, 08.38 PMby madebymeg

    love the wide vest! it looks comfy with a bit of style

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    Mar 7, 2013, 08.34 PMby Anniemollison

    The sheath dress is stunning

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    Mar 7, 2013, 08.03 PMby V. Ibero

    Just looooooove the white coat!! I gotta make it!

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    Mar 7, 2013, 07.01 PMby lorelieke

    Reminds me of Gattaca!

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    Mar 7, 2013, 06.14 PMby nouvellegamine

    I’m so glad you released these to the site! This is one of the few issues I missed and I’ve been wanting the sheath dress desperately! Yay!

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    Mar 7, 2013, 05.29 PMby Trudy McGrath

    I don’t know which one to pick…I’ll take it all! BRAVO!

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