Added Sep 9, 2012
Brooklyn, New Yo...
I originally wanted to make the Burda 02/2012 Tunic Dress, but I mistakenly purchased too little fabric. Then I bought this great patterned jersey knit, and because the pattern was very large, I once again, didn’t have enough for the dress. So I decided to make the Tunic Top instead. It’s not exactly what I envisioned, but I think it’s fine as a casual top.
This was my second attempt at working with jersey knit, and sewing the front and back panels was much more difficult than I anticipated. I think I need to pick up some tricks in this area. I wish more of the Burda instructions included diagrams, like many traditional “hard copy” patterns. But I love so many of the patterns offered online!
Sewing & Techniques
Check out this step-by-step on sewing our wrapped and pleated mini skirt
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Check out the debut of this lovely designer style pattern with angular pleats
Behind the seams with Marina von Koenig Part 1
Dreamy dresses, floral prints, and cute spring tops.
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