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Are you curious about how sewing patterns are made? Or how some people can just look at something in a shop and then recreate it exactly at home? Pattern drafting is a fine art in itself, but if you want to start drafting on your own without expensive courses or textbooks, then you might want to try one of the projects from the fabulous Weekend Designer blog.

Just measure yourself accurately (but you’ve already done that, right?), get out a calculator, ruler, and some big sheets of paper and follow the directions. Who knows, this might be just the inspiration you need to start drafting your own patterns and sharing them on BurdaStyle!

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    Oct 21, 2008, 06.35 AMby anajan

    Thanks for the hint.

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    Oct 21, 2008, 04.02 AMby suzigreenfrog

    Just been to the Designer Weekend site, my mind is buzzing, thank you for the link.

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    Oct 20, 2008, 07.14 PMby chinitay

    Cool thanks for this awesome entry! Does that blog really help you on learning how to make your own patterns?

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    Oct 18, 2008, 09.41 AMby dianacirne

    I know this blog for a long time, and this rocks the sewing world!

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    Oct 18, 2008, 08.02 AMby ghainskom

    Yeah, that blog is the bomb.

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    Oct 17, 2008, 02.29 PMby teamydear

    Oooh! Thanks for showing the Weekend Designer blog!!! It is fabulous indeed :)

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