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We couldn’t help but fall in love with these soft, sweet styles and flattering silhouettes. Originally published in last year’s August edition of burda style magazine, this romantic collection is now available here on the site. Make yourself a cascade jacket or a flounce front blouse and slip into romance.


This edgy Leather Waistcoat features large lapels and a dropped waistline seam, a great addition to any outfit. Dress it down with a pair of skinny jeans or dressed it up with this truly feminine Rusched Panel Skirt.


Wear this V-Neck Dress to the office, belting it to give the illusion of separates, or wear it with your favorite necklace and heels for a night out on the town. This dress is so cool when made in two different complimentary fabrics, but for a more unified look cut the skirt and bodice in the same fabric.


This flowy Cascade Jacket is both casual and chic. When sewn in a stretch jersey, it is comfy to wear and a great alternative to a sweater. Pair the Cascade Jacket with the absolutely lovely Rusched Panel Skirt, it too can be worn to the office or out at night.


This Flounce Front Blouse is pretty and romantic. It has some great details like the front placket with flounce and a back yoke. You can easily wear this blouse with jeans and look chic, or tuck into the Paneled Skirt for a more refined look.


Every woman needs a basic Tank in their wardrobe, and this is just the right one. It has a nice silhouette with the bust darts and thick enough straps to conceal any undergarments. Pair under a jacket, sweater, or just wear on its own with a pair of slacks like the Side Button Trousers. These pants have many great features! The one side seam has a lovely button placket and the back darts shape a nice silhouette. Wear these with virtually anything in your wardrobe to add some fun and detail to any simple outfit.

Make yourself one or all of these styles and get ready for the cooler days to come while embracing the last days of august.

Happy sewing and happy end of summer!

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    Sep 12, 2012, 06.10 AMby conejitoasesino

    Other than the leather coat and the palette I love everything! Shades of black is my thing and these would be beautiful in a different color palette.

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    Sep 7, 2012, 10.58 AMby craftydomino

    Dare I say it…..the trousers almost look like they could be made from a quality cotton fleece as lounge pants or fancy track pants. Is it wishful thinking to want that level of comfort without sacrificing style?

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    Aug 24, 2012, 01.14 PMby oopsitssierralu

    End of summer?? summer ends in October where i live!!

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    Aug 22, 2012, 04.52 PMby Brenda Verastique

    As usual, I love every piece. I think you can turn most of these into evening wear with the right choice of fabric.

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    Aug 22, 2012, 10.28 AMby MarieWaller

    I love the collection, beautiful styling especially the V Neck Dress and the Side Button Trousers :-)

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    Aug 22, 2012, 09.31 AMby janul

    I love the styling, pastels and magnolias…

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    Aug 22, 2012, 05.11 AMby Timmithea Leeds

    These patterns are lovely!

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    Aug 22, 2012, 02.19 AMby laurertheexplorer

    love them all!

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    Aug 21, 2012, 08.12 PMby setamergeanian

    I love this line – all of it, clean simple and just so feminine!!

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    Aug 21, 2012, 06.26 PMby Cheryl Scott

    Love, love, LOVE the patterns and the palette!!

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    Aug 21, 2012, 04.35 PMby nouvellegamine

    this was one of my favorite editorials- and one of my favorite issues. About a year before this, i had cut out a picture of a model wearing the couture version of the “V neck dress.” That’s my absolute favorite thing about Burda- getting designer style patterns.

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    Aug 21, 2012, 04.29 PMby cequimby

    I agree! The trousers are very cute. Do they have to be made in stretch fabrics?

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      Aug 21, 2012, 04.40 PMby nouvellegamine

      in the magazine, view B is long shorts made from corduroy. In the recommended fabrics it just says, “trouser fabrics.”
      I don’t know if that helps.
      fyi- i always need at least 2% stretch in all my pants.

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      Aug 22, 2012, 07.53 AMby girl35

      The pattern only has dart shaping at the back – I imagine that might be why they suggest stretch fabrics

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    Aug 21, 2012, 04.22 PMby karasumegami

    I love those trousers! Though I’d like to be able to see how the back fits.

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