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I hope you found this useful and will be digging out all your old Burda magazines with some new enthusiasm ready to make up your patterns and get to work on some styles you really couldn’t be bothered with before.

If you have any additional tips and tricks, why not leave them in the comments below.

And you can also visit my site for links to the paper, wheel and transfer paper used in this tutorial at

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    Jun 29, 2013, 01.07 PMby Debbie Alli

    Great idea! I’ve been buying very expensive (but lovely!) Swedish sewing paper for drafting – next time I’ll order medical paper, some of this fabulous tracing paper and a wheel. I love how perfect the pattern markings are as a result. Thanks for the top tips!

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    Jun 14, 2013, 03.12 PMby debycoles

    Much better to have the burda sheets on top than try to find the right line through tracing paper.

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    Jun 8, 2013, 03.33 PMby ifkagljifka

    this is very helpfull! it’s so simple, but it never crossed my mind! thank you! this will save a lot of time!!!! :)

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