Memorial Day has come and gone, so break out the bright white! These dresses and shorts will heat up your summer. These designs are from the June 2011 issue of Burda Style magazine. All instructions to previously published patterns have been updated.
Summer linen is cut straight through the body for an easy going silhouette. The Linen Shirt Dress has a long button placket, satin trim, pockets, and light gathers at the shoulders for a light and easy traveling dress.
A Skirt with Front Pleats is cute for tennis or staying cool on hot summer days. This crisp skirt makes a preppy outfit with a tee or tank blouse.
This A Line Tank Dress is as classic as it gets in bright white, with drop shoulder seams, A line skirt, hidden pockets, and a clean V neckline. Make it mod in a print or keep it simple with sandals.
The batiste Sheer Boatneck Blouse is wonderfully airy on hot days. Bloused sleeves and a rounded boatneck finish off the peasant look.
Celebrate summer with a white suit. These flared pants have classic 5 pocket styling, a zip fly and beltloops, and flared legs like your favorite jeans. Pair them with a clean cut Jacket in white gabardine for the perfect summer statement.
Polish off your summer look with a lightweight summer jacket of white bouclé with large patch pockets on the sides. The Summer Boucle Coat goes with all your work outfits in clean and crisp white.
The Kimono Wrap Blouse is belted at the waist with a quilted sash. Cotton sateen turns this traditional shape into a pretty summer blouse.
A playful Dress with Bubble Top with banded hem looks sophisticated in bright white. This is a forgiving and comfortable silhouette for hot weather.
This soft and sweet V Neck Blouse has a deep V neckline and gathers to highlight your decolletage. Cuffed cap sleeves and a loose hem give this top a fluttery look.
Head to toe white is a look that works best in the summer. Start your sewing machines so you can wear this designs all season long!