Burdastyle magazine 12/2018

Burdastyle magazine 12/2018

I received my copy in the mail last week, so here I am, already a bit late, but ready to spew some judgment on Burda.

Before I begin, I want to mention I subscribed to Burda last year around this time, in an attempt to keep me more motivated to sew. Although I didn’t sew a single garment from a Burda pattern in these months, it did work, both as motivation and inspiration.
I wrote a lot of bad things about Burda in the past(and I’ll probably write more…), but I appreciate its value. It’s not the most practical to use (intricate pattern sheets, no seam allowance, etc.), but it still offers some good designs at a reasonable price.

Secondly, I wanted to mention that I tried something new this time! For the Italian version of the review (which I usually was too lazy to translate), I filmed a video! For anyone interested, there are English subtitles, and it’s at the bottom of this post.

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An update

An update

I’ve been putting off writing this post for way too long, but here we are.
How are you guys? Do you remember me? I’m that girl that disappeared a couple years ago.

If you’re new to this blog, welcome! I wrote a few things about me in the About page.

Everyone else, welcome to the new and improved form of my blog! Recently, I’ve been working pretty hard to make it a little more modern and user friendly.

So… My last post was in 2016. Since then, I finished my professional sewing and patternmaking studies, I started sewing professionally and I finally moved in with my partner after finished renovating our home.

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Deer and Doe's Lupin Jacket

Deer and Doe's Lupin Jacket

Last week, Deer and Doe released their new Spring-Summer 2016 patterns and I don't know about you, but I'm really, really excited by these three new designs, like I haven't been for a while. Meaning, I generally like almost anything coming from this brand (if you've ever read my blog, you'll know); but this time I want to sew multiple versions of every single pattern, which means I'm really in love.

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Burdastyle Magazine 01/2016

Burdastyle Magazine 01/2016

Hey, guys!
I haven't written a Burdastyle review in SUCH a long time, and I've been thinking about it lately, so here I am!
It's also the first issue of 2016, so if I were looking for signs, that would be perfect. :)

As I said, it's been a very long time, and I haven't really followed the magazine in the meantime, to be honest.
Collecting material for this review, I didn't really expect for Burda to have changed much in the last year or so, and I wasn't wrong.

My personal taste also hasn't changed that much, although, as a pattern making student, my perception and knowledge regarding design has. I'm still no expert, but I can now see and understand things I just didn't.

So, let's begin, shall we?

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