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Pour some sweet tea and lounge on the front porch in these country style designs. Relaxed tanks, trendy overalls, and prairie inspired dresses are right at home on the frontier. These patterns are from the June 2014 issue of Burda Style magazine.


A little flirty and a little bohemian, the Pintuck Mini Dress has lots of feminine details. Pintucks have a Victorian look and the flounced hem looks so sweet with cowboy boots or chunky wedge sandals. The prairie style is accentuated with scalloped edges at the skirt.


Flirt the day away in this Tiered Mini Skirt. It’s shirred all around the hip for an easy fit, and plenty of ruffles put a girly spring in your step.

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Overalls go modern with a slim bodice, bootcut legs, and twill instead of denim. This trendy piece can be worn with a simple tank for a tomboy look, or slip on the Sequin Racer Back Tank for a pop of sparkle.


Take this simple dress to the next level with shimmering burnout satin for the bodice and super casual khaki for the skirt. It’s a fun contrast for summer that you can dress up or down. The tank style and flared skirt are modest and easy to wear.


This utility Cargo Vest is made luxurious with real or faux suede. Throw it over a white tank or tee for a hike, or use it to add some toughness to your favorite floral sundress. The extra pockets are so handy!


Feel like a prairie princess in this Button Down Empire Waist Dress with kimono sleeves and a wide gored skirt. It’s even more romantic in a print with floral or animal motifs and vintage buttons for the front. A sash ties at the back to show off your waist.

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Totally basic and totally essential. This is the round neck tank top that goes with anything for the summer. Throw it on with cutoff shorts, layer it under a denim jacket, or tuck it into a printed skirt. Transform this relaxed outfit with Shorts sequin fabric. These running shorts have a multicolored rib knit waistband and a lot of sparkle.


Embroidered tulle and lace don’t need a fancy design. This Tunic with Sash is open at the sides and fully lined under transparent lace. An attached sash cinches the waist. It looks dreamy with denim or even plain black leggings.


Tunic or mini dress? You can wear this darling Pintuck Tunic Dress either way, either as a hippie mini or with leggings or tights as a top. The front is beautifully detailed with pintucks and the back is cut slightly longer for coverage.


Going strapless is easy in this linen jersey jumpsuit. A smocked back and ties across the chest keep it from slipping down without sacrificing style. Banded cuffs show off your shoes, and side pockets are an extra nice detail.


A quick and easy sew makes a dramatic and comfortable tank or beach cover up. The Side Seam Tank has adjustable straps using O rings, and stretch jersey in a fun print is lightweight for summer. Whip it up in a snap for a weekend in the sun.


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    Aug 3, 2015, 05.05 AMby Nikki McNeil

    Why does everyone hate the overalls?! Maybe I’m just more practical? What a nice way to make an ugly style feminine and cute! I’m totally making them.

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    Jun 12, 2014, 04.21 PMby aedyes

    Love love love this collection! All of these are so on trend right now! Can’t get into the overall link…someone help please? I have to have this pattern! and the pin tuck tunic dress and jumpsuit! love these!

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    May 29, 2014, 03.21 AMby jenss-1

    Cute for summer. Except the bootcut overalls, which are a crime.

    I’m happy to see the shorts and basic tank patterns. I won’t be doing them in sequins, but I hope that Burda offers more casual patterns like this. I don’t think I could pull off the strapless jumpsuit, but it’s a nice fresh look for someone who can.

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    May 29, 2014, 02.00 AMby cejay

    ghastly Nothing more to say really.

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    May 28, 2014, 11.17 AMby Dance by the light of the moon

    What an adorable and inspiring collection love ALL THE PATTERNs … I like the little Jazz on the Prarie too ;) Sequins and blue leopard :)

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    May 28, 2014, 08.33 AMby Andrea Blaauw

    The tiered mini-skirt link seems to be broken!

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    May 28, 2014, 01.39 AMby jenbot

    I love this collection. Very on trend – especially the overalls. I could not see myself wearing overalls until I saw this pattern – so cute. The magazine has a tutorial for making them too. I think I will try them.

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    May 27, 2014, 11.24 PMby Sarah56

    Some pretty hideous stuff here, Those overalls!

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    May 27, 2014, 09.19 PMby ninava

    this is so dissapointing, such an awfull collection, Green trousers are so fattering, even the model looks like she is pregnant, what is up with Burda designers??? I was so looking forward to receiving a new magazine and now I don’t see anything worth sewing. NOTHING NEW, NOTHING NICE, NOTHING TO SEW

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    May 27, 2014, 07.47 PMby gragegrl

    I personally love the sequins on the farm, I thin it was hilarious.

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    May 27, 2014, 07.26 PMby Nikki Hozack

    Have to admit, I am pretty underwhelmed by this weeks pattern offerings – like my fellow Burda members, I find the collection, both in fabric choices and styles, confusing and in some cases poorly done – what is up with those awful and unflattering green overalls? The ill fitting cocktail dress with blue leopard lame and khaki?? Sequined running shorts with red white and blue sports piping? The last two patterns appeal to me, but the jersey jumpsuit and tank don’t belong in this particular collection. The mini pin tuck dress, and the shirt dress could be a keepers as well – but again, they don’t belong in the same collection as the rest of it… it’s not the backdrop that makes a collection cohesive my friends.

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    May 27, 2014, 05.48 PMby Inkstain1

    The grandfather nightshirt/dress is a wonderful pattern but generally speaking, not the best of Burda’s collections, imho. Wearing sequins around the farm is just bonkers and Burda has been trying to do sequins for daywear now for months and it just doesn’t take, at least not in my part of Europe. And that pair of dungarees is cut in such a way as to guarantee the wearer looks as fat as possible. The shift dress doesn’t belong on any prairie I’ve ever visited, and I don’t know many prairies featuring lakes, for that matter.

    The whole collection is a little skewed, but as I said, the grandfather shirt is a keeper.http://chanelno6.blogspot.ch/

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    May 27, 2014, 05.32 PMby Carolyn Ferrell

    Pin tuck mini dress appears to have a broken link :(

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      May 27, 2014, 08.59 PMby MandieW

      Fixed! Thanks for the catch.

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    May 27, 2014, 05.09 PMby MommysNeedle

    Not all these designs are my style, but I’m absolutely delighted with many of them.

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    May 27, 2014, 03.45 AMby IDia

    I LOVE this Colection!

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    May 27, 2014, 02.59 AMby tika1210

    One of these things is not like the others. Not my favourite.

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    May 27, 2014, 02.40 AMby Tina Pittaway

    Yikes. All of it.

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