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This new collection is from the May 2016 issue of BurdaStyle features 10 sewing patterns that are classic in design and wear-ability. Whether as part of a prominent pattern, as a subtle detail or as part of a straightforward color-block: Stripes transform comfortably elegant dresses, tops, and trousers into this season’s must-haves.

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A simple tank top in the front but features a fun cross back detail.


This tank dress is made in a fun striped print and features thin spaghetti straps and a front pleat that gives it a great and comfortable shape.


This pleated tank top is made using contrasting silks and the front fold brings a beautiful shape to a simple garment.


Culottes are now a staple in nearly every closet, these are made just a bit shorter than the rest.


The slanted bust darts and decorative skirt seams of this dress let it stand out from the rest.


Thanks to the installed godet, this asymmetric skirt moves elegantly while you walk. Closes with a side seam zipper.


This shift dress features cap sleeves and an increased waist seam detail.


This cropped blazer features wide lapels, large buttons and sleeve tabs. It’s made using a deep blue canvas and has a back pleat.


These pleated shorts feature hidden back pockets, belt loops and a handmade fabric belt.


The inserted pleats at the neck of this satin blouse offers great volume and interest. It closes in the back with a button and the sleeves are rolled.

Get all of these patterns in the pattern bundle for a discount here.

Happy Sewing!


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    Aug 4, 2018, 07.05 AMby tullambaba

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    May 3, 2016, 12.43 PMby Dance by the light of the moon

    I love this collection and its adaptions !!!

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    Apr 29, 2016, 11.58 AMby milkyway

    too simple

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    Apr 28, 2016, 12.55 PMby hello Itsme

    I really really like these, cos I like stripes and the colors, as well as the interesting cuts! x

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    Apr 26, 2016, 12.43 PMby Deanna31

    I love a few of these ones! Great collection

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    Apr 25, 2016, 05.58 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Great collection! I’m looking forward to receive my issue! ;-)

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      Apr 25, 2016, 09.39 PMby rita61

      I was thinking of you when I looked at the collection!!!!

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      Apr 27, 2016, 07.38 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      You are so sweet Rita ;)

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    Apr 25, 2016, 04.39 PMby izbott

    I really like this collection. The blouse with shorts are comfortable & certainly will go on my to do list.

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