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This week’s mood board features fairy tale fashions for those with a romantic side— flounces, layers, ruffles, godets! Try one of these four patterns and share with us your project!

The first image is of a beautifully detailed skirt with loosely hanging godets— a project for someone who has some chiffon in their home that has been waiting for the perfect project. The frilled shoulder blouse featured second reminds me of our JJ blouse, no? Save for the ruffle placement on the sleeves instead of falling down the front of the blouse. I love the horizontal line across the bust, it is subtle but creates an interesting line. The next dress has godets in the skirt and a triangular top— one could use this pattern for bridesmaids dresses, or a night out, of course I want it in black. This last dress with flounces has a 1920s flapper vibe— I love how the ruffles extend to the neckline. This would look great in a sueded silk or rayon, something with a slight sheen, but not too shiny.

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    Oct 7, 2011, 05.21 PMby kazidy

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    Aug 18, 2011, 06.43 AMby john310

    I’ve seen the Fabric Stash one before— I have an iPhone, and I’m curious to know if anyone here has actually used it? My current system is a miniature sketchpad 650-295 dumps|that I have swatches taped into, which usually works pretty well (except for swatches that the double-stick tape doesn’t quite hold in!, HP2-E38 dumps|and they occasionally fall out!) I’m curious to know how people around here have liked it, and if having just a photo of the fabric is 1z0-051 dumps|a good substitute for physically having a swatch on you—I’ve had experience with digital images not quite showing the color 650-293 dumps|accurately when ordering fabric online, and I wonder too about things like sheen and 650-294 dumps|texture being lost by only having a photo.

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      Aug 23, 2011, 06.36 AMby Jhonmash Jhon

      n some cases, bamboo is indeed processes like linen. Unfortunately, it’s an expensive process and has been largely overtaken by this manufactured method. But from what I understand, you can locate natural bamboo from a few sources. Sadly, I can’t offer any suggestions in this area but I have been told it is availabl ged

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      Aug 23, 2011, 06.36 AMby Jhonmash Jhon

      n some cases, bamboo is indeed processes like linen. Unfortunately, it’s an expensive process and has been largely overtaken by this manufactured method. But from what I understand, you can locate natural bamboo from a few sources. Sadly, I can’t offer any suggestions in this area but I have been told it is availablged prep

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    Aug 18, 2011, 06.42 AMby john310

    I’ve got Fabric Stash, Pattern Pal, and Fabric U, and the best by far is Pattern Pal. It keeps track of the particulars of your patterns, and I use it like a wishlist for upcomingHP0-S30 dumps| patterns I’d like to make, so when I’m in the store I know how much fabric to buy, what length of zipper, etc. It’s still a1Y0-A24 dumps| bit clunky, but the developer (who also makes Fabric Stash) has already pushed updates for it. Fabric Stash could have potential, E20-001 dumps|but it’s far too quilting-focused right now and I prefer my existing Picasaweb gallery solution. Fabric U is like one big glossary/encyclopedia 650-368 dumps|of fabric types – it’s great fun for sifting through and wasting time, 000-152 dumps|but I don’t think it’s THAT useful.

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    Aug 21, 2010, 08.28 AMby fuzzy-bee

    those patterns look beautiful! i wish i fully understood how to sew them :P never mind ill eventually get there.

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    Aug 18, 2010, 10.35 PMby amandahaas

    i love the romance, great style!

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    Aug 18, 2010, 01.02 PMby darcyfarcy

    I think that this would be the best way to highlight the burda mag patterns every month instead of just throwing them onto the website. This is a nice, simple way to get people to want to sew the patterns.

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      Aug 18, 2010, 01.53 PMby wzrdreams

      I agree. Editorial style posts are a great way to peak my interest in the magazine patterns.

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      Aug 20, 2010, 05.04 PMby burdastyle

      Thanks— I totally understand how unexciting it can be to just see the same pictures that we have posted for burda mag. I am still playing around with different ways of featuring the burda mag patterns, because some of them are really great and I want others to be inspired by them. I had fun with this post so I appreciate your comment ;)
      — alison

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    Aug 17, 2010, 09.19 PMby etchedinthread

    Oh! I am smitten! My favorite kinds of clothing! If only I could shave 20 or 30 years off my age. Or 100 lbs from my body!

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