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Burda Magazine 01-2008-119

Burda Magazine 01-2008-119

Moving to wine country means – a new wine county wardrobe, of course! I’ve started off with this fairly simple top from Burda Magazine. I had made the top a couple of years ago, but I never liked the all around elastic that went right under the bust. It felt uncomfortable and looked…sausage-y. With this second attempt, I added 2 inches to the upper front and back pieces so the elastic casing is lower. I think it looks much better,…

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The Laurelle Skirt

The Laurelle Skirt

Courtesy of Burda Style. The photographs from the pattern creator show rear welt pockets, yet the pattern comes with regular back jeans pockets. I chose the latter. But after sewing them on, I realized they sat way below my butt because they are placed below the rounded seam. Seriously, I looked gangsta. So I took them off and left the rear pocketless.I used a dark stretch denim from my stash and yellow topstitching thread. Jeans thread was way too thick…

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