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This week we bring you a sultry new pattern collection from burda style magazine’s July 2013 issue! These little garments are made in soft, sorbet, colors that fit the styles beautifully. Don’t think you can only wear these in the luxury of your own home, you can layer these pieces together to create lingerie-style outfits for outside world to see. Check out these cheeky designs below…

This spagetti strap Camisole can be worn as lingerie, or a tank to be worn outside the home. It has an empire seam under the bust, with gathered triangle pieces stabilized with elastic on the inside seam allowance for extra support.

This seamless Jacket makes a great around the house coverup. It is made in a sheer stretch tulle, so whatever you are wearing underneath will peep through.

Why not make a fifties style Petticoat? This one has classic thight high slits, bows, and contrasting binding.

Here we have a lovely shiny satin Slip with a bust lace insert.

This bustier Bra has delicate little features and lovely color contrasting. We just love the crossover on the front as well. The French style Knickers are high waisted with little bows and binding detail.

This Camisole has an extra layer of scalloped edge lace on the bottom. The top has fine spagetti straps and gathered bust pieces that are enfored with elastic on the inside.

Happy Sewing!


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    Mar 31, 2017, 09.51 PMby Seruki

    I literally want EVERYTHING here. o: Beautiful collection!

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    Aug 18, 2013, 04.47 AMby karasumegami

    Ooh I think I’m gonna make the knicker pattern using demin! They would be super cute as shorts!

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    Jun 29, 2013, 01.30 AMby jenss-1

    I’m happy to see the lingerie patterns. However, that is NOT a “1950s style petticoat”! It is a 1970s/80s style half slip—a versatile thing-that can be worn with the slit on the side or on the back. The bows are a nice touch.

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    Jun 27, 2013, 05.12 AMby yelmore

    Cute patterns. And like Thumper said, If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all :) Besides- they are patterns, they much like our attitudes can change… for the better.

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    Jun 26, 2013, 05.57 PMby sewmadd

    At 66 I am now happy with the small bust that I was given. It took some time and I had to field some snarky remarks but managed. I now have a boob job, not by choice but because of breast cancer. I could have choosen any size I wanted but went with what I was used to. I love these patterns and with some modifications I will be making a few….with my favorite fabric silk. I have earned the right to wear beautiful lingerie….as have ALL women no matter what your age. We are all more that a number on a tape measure no matter what body part it is held up to.

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      Oct 21, 2014, 03.11 AMby Tracy Pynaker-Martinson

      I apologize. I was trying to leave a reply and hit the inappropriate button. I so agree with you. I was horrifically bullied in school and even a bit as an aadult and I think its very sad that it is still happening. I am a plus size and have finally come to terms with myself with the help of my awesome husband! I have met some gorgeous women who were just plain a** holes. And I’ve met women who would not be considered the beauty ideal who had the biggest hearts. I believe when we can accept ourselves as well as each other, we will finally be free.
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    Jun 26, 2013, 12.30 PMby bubblebear

    Come on ladies……I am a 36DD if you want this pattern to work for you then just adjust…..take an old bar of yours and take it apart and use that for the top of any of these designs then adjust the circumference for the bottom of the cami. This is not brain science, do a little work for something that you may treasure and keep forever.

    The model and designs are beautiful.

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      Jun 26, 2013, 05.33 PMby nouvellegamine

      awesome comment.

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      Jun 29, 2013, 01.34 AMby jenss-1

      Thank you. They are beautiful.

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    Jun 26, 2013, 09.52 AMby popbabe7

    I can’t believe all the- dare I say- bitchy comments directed towards women with small chests here ( neama’s “I wish I did not have such an ample bosom…oh no, wait, I am a woman”→ What is wrong with you???)

    I have a 30 B/C chest and for years felt absolutely rubbish because I thought I was too flat, not sexy enough etc. This feeling was of course heavily emphasized by the media and our current culture. At the grand age of 30 and with the support of loved ones I have finally learnt to love my body, accept that there is no such thing as a “real woman” and I am thrilled to see these designs. I can’t wait to try and sew some of them.

    I would not comment under plus sizes garments/ garments who don’t fit my body shape with snarky comments on how more of a woman I am than you, so don’t really understand all the nasty comments here. At the risk of sounding a bit twee and naive, we are all different but we are all women. One physical attribute or the lack of it should not affect that.

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      Jun 26, 2013, 10.35 AMby franiam

      yay. power to you

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      Jun 26, 2013, 01.52 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

      here here.

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      Jun 26, 2013, 05.01 PMby mcclxix

      C’mon, popbabe, don’t you know that REAL women “have curves”? You and I are not real women, we’re clearly just stick-figure jerks who starve ourselves because we hate everything.

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      Jun 26, 2013, 05.28 PMby nouvellegamine

      Yeah, the body shaming comments on Burda make me sick.

      After being bullied during teen years for being small chested I finally reached an acceptance of my body in my early 20s.
      I remember just waiting until I could turn 18 and have a boob job just so no one would make fun of me, just so I could fit into clothes, and just so I could be a “normal” woman. But as that time came closer I realized I didn’t want implants bc I liked how I looked even if the rest of society acted like they didn’t.
      Many of my friends have gone on to have implants, always bc of societal pressure (overwhelmingly from women) to look more “womanly.”

      These patterns aren’t for shaping/foundation garments. I’d love to see patterns for stuff like that, but from what I’ve read that’s a specialized area of sewing that isn’t easy. Bra making is all over my blog feed and very few people are having much success with it.

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      Jun 26, 2013, 08.19 PMby wzrdreams

      Saying that curves are womanly is not anti-small-chest and is NOT saying that YOU are any less of a woman. You are projecting your sensitivity and placing blame where it does not belong.

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    Jun 26, 2013, 06.41 AMby textilet

    Oh shame- I got all excited as the first photo that came up was the jacket that showed the bra underneath and I thought……..oh………. A lovely bra pattern! So imagine my dismay! Although I agree with all the above comments both for and against! Would it be so hard to produce an actual bra pattern?

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    Jun 26, 2013, 06.13 AMby rosarini

    They are beautiful but from the comments there is a market for the well endowed members of the Burda club .I for one would love to make some silk petticoats as they feel amazing even with lined garments.hope it happens so we can be Burda classy from the top clothes to the under clothes.thank you

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    Jun 26, 2013, 06.11 AMby Verdy

    if in most Western countries the average bra cup size is C or D, then why pattern makers and lingerie designers still stick to B sizes as the golden average? Are women with smaller breasts more likely to want to wear and/ or make nice underwear?:-)

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    Jun 26, 2013, 02.18 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    ah these are so cute and I just finished sewing up an undergarment set in class….why didn’t these come out a term ago! I understand everyone’s frustration about these being suited to smaller cup sizes, but i think people need to know that to make lingerie for larger cups, it gets a lot more difficult and complex. These are really basic even for the smaller cup sizes, and If someone is interested in making ones for larger cup sizes, i fear burdastyle, and many mainstream pattern companies are never going to be the ones to bring out those patterns…

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      Jun 26, 2013, 05.54 AMby nouvellegamine

      I agree.

      But really I’m commenting bc I love your pic. Kirsten Dunst was so adorable in that video!

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    Jun 26, 2013, 01.34 AMby rubicat

    Once again, not suitable for my F cup, old gravity-stricken body that carries too much extra weight. Why oh why can’t Burda size their beautiful patterns for the rest of us who aren’t young & slim. I’m quite certain that we outnumber the young beauties!

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    Jun 25, 2013, 06.34 PMby dorriesiobhan

    I love all of these patterns! I know I have seen tutorials for how to add molded cups to tops such as these, but have never tried it. Perhaps this might add that extra bit of support for larger-busted ladies?

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