Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Burda 05/2011

Gosh, time is really flying by... It's mid-April and I feel like March just passed in a heartbeat.
Anyway, time for a new Burda: I promise this time I won't complain as much as the last one, also because I spotted something that is already on my to do list:

I just can't resist a peter pan collar! I'll try to find a good fabric for it before the beginning of May, so that I'll be able to start this dress as soon as the issue gets in my mail.

The fact that I'm attracted to this is yet another comfirmation that I really want a shirt dress. I need to choose a pattern and a fabric and get this desire off my chest.

I'm also drawn to these pants, but after trying a couple RTW pleated pants, I'm almost ready to resign to the fact that they're just not right for my figure. I have wide hips and drawing more attention to them is not the best idea... Maybe I'll make a muslin before giving up the idea forever.

All the three pattern that I chose are from the Retro issue. Did you notice too that Burda is putting one in almost every single issue now? Why do you think they do?
Let me know if you are looking for something in particular in this issue!


  1. I really like the look of that shirtdress! I'm actually tempted to buy this month's Burda now :) 'Vintage' is really popular in the sewing & non-sewing worlds at the moment, so perhaps that's the reasoning for the Retro issues?

  2. hello anna, just wondering how to get an english issue of burda since most of my burda magazines here are in polish language or that in german. would u help me please? im so clueless. hehehe!

  3. Mmh, I'm afraid I don't know how to help you, but, if I'm not mistaken, on Burdastyle you can find the instructions for the garments in every issue for free.
    Hope that helps ^^

  4. Hello Anna,
    thank's for that. I will try in burda, ill figure it out there.

  5. On a side note, I nominated you for The Stylish Blogger Award :) There's a post about it on my blog. You just answer some questions about yourself if you want to participate but really I just wanted to give you a shout-out because I enjoy reading your blog.

  6. I must tell you taht this first dress electrified Polish sewing bloggers :)

  7. @longredthread I was thrilled as well, although I haven't made it yet. Do you happen to have any link to photos of the completed dress?