Here we are! New month, 40 new patterns for me to be bitchy about (or not…)!Read More
My recent blog “resurrection” was something I had in mind for a long time, and this shirt is one piece of evidence. I made it and photographed it in January… and then I never posted it. But I’ve been wearing it quite a bit, so I figured it deserved its own moment of glory.
To be quite honest, I don’t remember a lot about this shirt. It’s been almost a year and I have a hard time remembering what I had for lunch yesterday, so…
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.Read More