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12 December, 2014

  • 06:04 PM

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    nouvellegamine commented on the forum topic whats going on with burda magazine?

    I’m pretty sure the magazine will be phased out over the next 5-10 years as they can make more money selling the patterns individually.

    I love paying $9 to $10 USD for a magazine with so many p…

  • 02:56 AM

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    nouvellegamine commented on the article Holiday Style: 5 New Women's Sewing Patterns

    I love the empire waist dress with box pleat. The leg o mutton sleeves are gorgeous. It would look so cute & 70s with a turtleneck underneath it & a pair of boots.

    The ads are either covering …



18 November, 2014

  • 08:03 PM

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    nouvellegamine commented on the forum topic whats going on with burda magazine?

    The Plus Issues contain a couple collections from the last year and then they create a couple of new variations on those patterns. Usually you can see the contents of the Plus Issues on Burda’s Ger…



16 November, 2014

  • 07:18 PM

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    nouvellegamine commented on the forum topic New Burda Book - Wardrobe Essentials

    There’s a great review of this book on amazon- the reviewer lists which patterns come in the book:

    Tweed Remix Dress = 10-2012-118A (Top Variation = 10-2012-118B)
    Shirred Appeal Top = 10-2012-1…



12 November, 2014

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    nouvellegamine commented on the article About Town: 7 Plus Size Sewing Patterns

    It’s a 12 in the US? Wow, that’s nuts. I have vintage dresses that are a 12 that fit me 20 years and 20 lbs ago.

    I’m not plus sized, but I do get what people are saying to some extent. They wan…

  • 01:38 AM

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    nouvellegamine commented on the article Black Tie: 8 Formal Gown Sewing Patterns

    @MegH is that bc she’s a German actress? I remember originally there was a brou-haha bc she was smoking, so that’s why I thought only the mannequin pics were used. btw- I usually love the mannequin…



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27 September, 2014

  • 04:17 AM

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    nouvellegamine commented on the article Field Trip: 11 New Women's Sewing Patterns

    @nikkihozack leggings and boots actually do seem like they could make them work really well! Thank you!

    Unfortunately, it was my mistake. I don’t really count the “War Doctor” (even though how a…



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23 September, 2014

  • 09:44 PM

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    nouvellegamine commented on the article Golden Era: 8 New Women's Sewing Patterns

    ohhhh, maybe. It probably depends on your fabric. Maybe do a test first?
    Otherwise, depending on the fabric, I think the other option is to add seam allowances, make some bias binding and roll it…



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17 September, 2014

  • 06:45 PM

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    nouvellegamine commented on the article Jungle Book: 10 Women's Sewing Patterns

    lol! yeah, welcome to the Burdastyle comments. I always just use the line drawings to figure out if I want to make something, but every once in a while I’ll comment on the fabric if it’s really pre…

  • 12:46 AM

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    nouvellegamine commented on the article See What's New at BurdaStyle

    That’s a great idea. I recently bought some jersey & have had to flip through every issue I have at home and sticky note it.