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We’re counting down the top ten best selling patterns for the month of May.

Another month has flown by, and summer is officially here! We’re rolling out collections of shorts, sundresses, and laid back tanks for your summer vacation. Check out last month’s top sellers, including dresses for work or date night and design fundamentals.

10. Retro Top

A staple every summer with cap sleeves, darts, and a boxy silhouette.

retro top

9. Alison Swimsuit

Flatter your figure with this retro bombshell style suit. Get the Alison Swimsuit Web Seminar for help sewing!

alison swimsuit

8. Island Placket Dress

The perfect outfit for a dreamy day at the beach or casual date.


7. X Wrap Dress

A sculptural dress for the office that’s so fun to sew.


6. V Neck Flutter Dress

Classically feminine with cap sleeves and a twirling skirt.


5. Basic Skirt Sloper

4. Basic Bodice and Sleeve Sloper

3. Basic Pant Sloper

skirt sloper bodice and sleeve sloper pant sloper

Our collection of pattern slopers rounds out the top 5. Design possibilities are endless with these building blocks!

2. Wrap Tank with Pockets

This cool make shows off your shoulders. You can also layer it over a tee like member krdavik.


1. Wrap Blouse

The best selling Burda pattern for three months running! Have you made this elegant top yet?


From tops to dresses, these are what Burda members are making. Which of these will you sew up next?

Happy sewing!


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    Jun 4, 2014, 09.12 PMby achilles1960

    I’m doing the V kneck flutter – I wondered if anyone else has finished the top yet? I suspect that it will look neater if I slipstitch the inner lining instead of using the bias strip-any views, advice?

  • Viragszalak_large

    Jun 4, 2014, 03.05 PMby karancsi

    My pick is the X-wrap dress.

  • Missing

    Jun 4, 2014, 04.47 AMby Sofia2011

    Did you discontinue Plus sizes?

  • Missing

    Jun 4, 2014, 02.15 AMby vitrine

    When can I expect your best selling patterns for plus sizes

  • St_patty_90x90_large

    Jun 3, 2014, 09.53 PMby Mokara

    I’m sewing the white wrap blouse (#1) with a modification to sleeves. And I think #2 and #8 will go on my list as well :)

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