Eyelet lace, embellished jackets, and drapey pants make pretty shapes for spring. Try out these unexpected fabric combos when the weather starts to warm up. These designs are from the March 2012 issue of Burda Style magazine.
Shine on in this Satin Jacket with fronts that swing open. It’s a feminine take on smoking jackets that pairs well with slouchy pants like the Satin Wide Leg Pants. Sew crepe satin with the wrong side facing for an elegant matte texture.
This version of the classic Babydoll Dress is made in Broderie Anglais fabric and silk crepe for the top bodice. The pattern can be shortened or lengthened easily to alter the style of the dress. Go for a mini hemline to get a 60s look.
This crisp Collarless Open Coat slips on and off easily without buttons,and it won’t distract from spring dresses.
A silk sheath skims the body and floral lace is sexy and feminine on top. Make the 3/4 Sleeve Lace Overlay Dress sultry black for date night or a bright floral for spring afternoons with the girls.
Light up the room in this timeless Sleeveless Party Dress. Ruching at the bust flatters your curves and a flowing A Line skirt flatters so many figures, from boyish to pear shaped.
Make your own version of this classic jacket originally introduced by Coco Chanel. It’s perfect in a pink silk with frayed edges.
This collection has a little retro charm with unexpected fabrics and textures. They’re grown up looks for spring you’ll want to wear right now.