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Photorealistic prints make these tees, skirts, and a dress with a surprise back cut out simply out of this world. These patterns are from the August 2014 issue of Burda Style magazine.

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This satin Back Cut Out Dress is out of this world. A high low hem and boat neckline are sweet and refined, but it’s finished with a surprise back cut out. Demure but sexy!

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A modern scuba knit fabric emphasizes the clean cut and boxy silhouette of this flared sleeve Swing Jacket. It stands slightly away from the body and has a cute Peter Pan collar.

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Mix and match solids and prints in this figure hugging Diagonal Stripe Dress. Tiny cap sleeves and a knee length will make this your go to feminine dress, especially in an unusual trendy color scheme.

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A photorealistic print and unexpected placement take the Godet Skirt in a whole new direction. This skirt puts the pleats on one side for a fresh and modern look. Use a print or color block it.

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Color block this cap sleeve tee or switch it up with solids and metallics. Use darker fabric for the side panels for a slimming effect.

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This Tank Dress is seamed in between a natural and drop waist for structure. Hip pockets and wide tank straps have a minimalist look that has a little structure in a scuba knit or other high tech fabric. A great dress for the office!

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The Inset Pleated Maxi Skirt is a challenging make with beautiful results. A photorealistic inset fabric looks like a movie or illusion when it’s pleated. This is a statement making skirt for summer that’s well worth the effort.

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Shorts can be worn in cooler weather… just use a luxe fabric like velveteen and wear with some sheer tights if it’s chilly. Pair these classic cut shorts with a the boxy Split Neck Top.

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Show some leg in this Founced Pencil Skirt with a slit and asymmetrical flounce. The ruffled effect is easier than you think and creates a flirty style.

These designs have surprise details that look modern in a photorealistic print, but they’re just as unique in colorblocked shades like black and rust. Try a new shape, and happy sewing!

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    Jul 21, 2014, 02.14 PMby KristinHannon

    Ahhh please tell where the fabric is from in the Flounced Pencil Skirt! I love that print. I think this collection has a lot of potential in many fabric types.

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