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Look trés chic in any of these furry designs! Faux fur is the essence of luxury, style, and warmth and actually pretty easy to sew with. These stylish new patterns are from the new January 2014 issue of burda style magazine.

Create these style’s yourself with these wonderful faux furs from Mood Designer Fabrics. This short pile leopard print faux fur will make any of these patterns pop. Or try paneling together this white solid faux fur and rainbow faux fur for that mix-matched look! Want something sophisticated and will match with everything in your wardrobe? Sew a stole or coat in this rich light brown faux fur.

Chanel a bit of retro-style in this raglan sleeved Leopard Coat. it also features a stand up collar and secretive hook fastener closure.

Add a little warmth and style to your attire with this Faux Fur Stole. The slits in the shoulder make sure the stole stays in place so you are free to strut your stuff!

This Knee-Length Coat is a true statement. It is a straight cut and features a concealed button placket. Give it a personal touch by mixing different furs in patchwork style.

This short style Fur Jacket has a rounded peter pan style collar and raglan sleeves. Thee fur hooks serve as a subtle closure for this classic jacket.

Even the most novice of sewers can easily finish this project. When the weather is starting to get a bit warmer this sophisticated Faux Fur Scarf will do just the trick! It even has a slit in one side so it can securely stay in place.

The perfect in-between of a coat and shawl, this Waistcoat is pure elegance. It has a lovely shawl collar and can be fastened with a stylish belt.

Don’t be limited to thrift shop furs, and create your own!

Happy sewing.


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    Jul 27, 2014, 08.16 PMby ruthiesews

    OMG ! It’s July 2014 and I am sweating THE BIG SWEAT, LOL.

    But that aside, I would like to ask the members of this fabulous BurdaStyle blog, if wearing real fur is such a bad thing, or not ? I mean, let’s get real, gals !!!!!! We all wear leather belts, carry leather handbags, eat A NICE, JUICY STEAK OR VEAL CUTLET for dinner, not to mention the " gobble gobble " turkey at Thanksgiving.

    I, for one, have tried to embrace fake fur, but cheap imitation is….. cheap imitation !!! . So that’s why I say …. THERE IS NOTHING LIKE THE LOOK AND FEEL OF REAL FUR, it’s wonderful !!!

    How many others have felt this way, and why ???

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      Nov 12, 2015, 07.49 PMby jpaz

      I adore fur.

      Faux fur is horrifying. Would love to see Burda include some real fur sewing lessons and patterns as they are very hard to find online unless you speak Russian.

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      Feb 26, 2017, 11.08 AMby Debora Lutz

      I guess I think, unless you are vegan, it’s ok to wear cow leather because cows are slaughtered for food. Leather is the by-product. If you choose not to wear real leather but want the look, there are quality imitation leathers available and there are cheap poor-quality imitation leathers. Shop around. Certain animals, such as chinchillas (which are now sold as pets!), are raised solely for their pelts, commerce and our vanity. We recoil at the use of dog pelts for garments. Why? Fur is fur, one might say. Many wild animal species, such as leopards, tigers, cheetahs, foxes, seals and otters have been hunted to virtual extinction in the fur trade. Common fur animals such as raccoons are trapped with leg-hold traps that cause great pain and suffering for the unfortunate creature, often for days, until the owner of the trap comes to dispatch the poor creature and collect its body for its pelt, unless the creature has chewed off its own leg in order to escape the trap. It’s just my opinion, but I say this is barbaric. Our ancestors wore fur to keep warm. We wear genuine fur for vanity. We have learned to produce faux furs that imitate the beautiful designs of nature without killing the magnificent creatures that wear the pelts. If you must wear “fur”, shop around. There are different quality levels of faux furs.

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    Jan 3, 2014, 10.29 PMby alexandrav

    That patchwork coat makes me wonder how many Muppets died for it, but the others aren’t bad.

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    Jan 3, 2014, 09.06 PMby tika1210

    Haha I am with the Aussies it’s really hot here and I am about to go for a swim at the beach but that being said I do really like the Faux Fur Stole and will buy the pattern for construction in autumn because it will just be cold enough in winter to wear it.

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    Jan 3, 2014, 01.32 AMby Mary Dixon

    Sorry Aussies. Soak up some sun for me too! :) Just got a good blanket of snow here in Ohio. I’m ready for some cozy coats! I love the fur coat with the Peter Pan collar.

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    Jan 2, 2014, 11.29 PMby purplegoat

    Exactly what is needed for us Aussies in the midst of Summer! A fur coat. :) Now, I’m off to the beach.

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      Jan 3, 2014, 12.45 AMby Couture Academic

      LOL, tell me about it! I’m tired of seeing cozy winter patterns when it’s 30 degrees – shouldn’t complain though, it’s usually 45 in Perth this time of year :P

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    Jan 2, 2014, 09.06 PMby MojoHollz

    Well the knee length coat looks like a hobo to me, but I really like the fur jacket, the giant peter pan color is cool looking :) The Leopard coat looks interesting too, I like the way the pattern meld together at the shoulders.

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