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Summer winds and windswept deserts inspired this collection that’s full of delicate dresses, tough tomboy separates, and a feminine leather jacket. These patterns are from the July 2010 issue of Burda Style magazine. All instructions to previously published patterns have been updated.


This Chiffon Bustier Dress with a low scooped bodice has an old fashioned look thanks to the corset-like top. It highlights your bust and arms with gathered tank sleeves and a low neckline.


White skinny jeans are a summer essential. Once you make a pair you’ll wonder why you waited so long! This design has zippers at the side seam for a fun accent.


This Dress with Front Scarf has a Grecian look but it’s so much more sophisticated than a toga. The tank straps are caught in front and hang past the hem for a drapey effect.

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Wrap Harem Pants with a drop crotch and leg band are just the thing in hot summer weather. Wear them with a fitted tank and the shrunken Waistcoat with a deep v neckline.


Show just the right amount of skin with a surprising center keyhole in this figure hugging Gathered Halter Dress in stretch jersey. The halter neckline shows off your neck and shoulders and is perfect for summer.


White chiffon is demure but this Draped Short Skirt is all sex appeal. It gives you curves with a tight fit and waist to hem ruching.


Look like a Grecian goddess in this one shoulder dress with a beautifully draped scarf instead of a sleeve. The side is ruched to hug your figure.


This Leather Jacket is all girl with a scooped neckline and rounded lapels. The asymmetrical zip hugs your waist and creates a flattering silhouette with the help of a godet at the back.

This collection takes inspiration from draped Grecian dresses and the tough outfits worn on safari. Both looks suit summer weather. You can even mix and match a floaty dress with a gladiator sandal or wear the skinny jeans with a delicate top.

Happy sewing!


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