Living as I do in the North of England, which is currently under flood alert with the heaviest rain of the year beating down, it’s easy to feel you probably have all the clothes you require and that you dont actually “need” anymore. Well I’ve just got back from Turkey where it was 34 to 35 degrees most days and strong sunshine with it. I ended up feeling hopelessly overdressed and stuffy and sweaty in jeans and vest tops, compared to all these backpacker types in sarongs, bikini tops and shorts. Plus for a Brit dressing stylishy and simply in the heat is not a skill we ever really have to grapple with. I’m now trying to identify some patterns for very cool dressing in the heat – so I am more prepared next time. So far Mccalls 6111 and the shorts on Burda 7195 are possibles. Any other ideas for very cool tops and dresses? I’m ater trapeze-style tops and dresses with spaghetti strap or halter necks with no ties or belts or zips if anyone knows of any
Spadina Museum will open a Downton Abbey costume exhibit tomorrow-it will run for a mon…
Wedding dress has chiffon ruching over bridal silk on a v-neck halter. It needs to hold…
I would spread the hemline wider then the neckline though as it doesn’t look too gather…
Hi, boning would be good. You have a zip on the side so you only need boning in the sea…
Usually the facings need to be sewn together before the facing is sewn onto the garment…
Take a trip down the aisle in these gorgeous gowns, or change the fabrics for a spring party dress.
Fashion & Trends
See a few of our favorite looks, and the Burda patterns we're inspired to make!
It's time to enter for our grand prize, an EX100 machine PLUS a trip to Nashville!
Pattern of the Week
A body skimming shift goes mod with graphic stripes and square neckline!
Three videos, a web seminar, and five patterns help you master stretchy stitching.
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.