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This week’s mood board features fairy tale fashions for those with a romantic side— flounces, layers, ruffles, godets! Try one of these four patterns and share with us your project!

The first image is of a beautifully detailed skirt with loosely hanging godets— a project for someone who has some chiffon in their home that has been waiting for the perfect project. The frilled shoulder blouse featured second reminds me of our JJ blouse, no? Save for the ruffle placement on the sleeves instead of falling down the front of the blouse. I love the horizontal line across the bust, it is subtle but creates an interesting line. The next dress has godets in the skirt and a triangular top— one could use this pattern for bridesmaids dresses, or a night out, of course I want it in black. This last dress with flounces has a 1920s flapper vibe— I love how the ruffles extend to the neckline. This would look great in a sueded silk or rayon, something with a slight sheen, but not too shiny.

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    Aug 21, 2010, 08.28 AMby fuzzy-bee

    those patterns look beautiful! i wish i fully understood how to sew them :P never mind ill eventually get there.

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    Aug 18, 2010, 10.35 PMby amandahaas

    i love the romance, great style!

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    Aug 18, 2010, 01.02 PMby darcyfarcy

    I think that this would be the best way to highlight the burda mag patterns every month instead of just throwing them onto the website. This is a nice, simple way to get people to want to sew the patterns.

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      Aug 18, 2010, 01.53 PMby wzrdreams

      I agree. Editorial style posts are a great way to peak my interest in the magazine patterns.

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      Aug 20, 2010, 05.04 PMby burdastyle

      Thanks— I totally understand how unexciting it can be to just see the same pictures that we have posted for burda mag. I am still playing around with different ways of featuring the burda mag patterns, because some of them are really great and I want others to be inspired by them. I had fun with this post so I appreciate your comment ;)
      — alison

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    Aug 17, 2010, 09.19 PMby etchedinthread

    Oh! I am smitten! My favorite kinds of clothing! If only I could shave 20 or 30 years off my age. Or 100 lbs from my body!

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