Online Sewing Class: Clone Your Favorite Garment
SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Forum > Patterns and Notions > Downloadable Burda patterns ( Moderated by Sharon1952)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Downloadable Burda patterns
bethlucas
star
bethlucas
Member since 1/17/11
Posts: 70
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Send Message

                                                     1 Replies



Date: 3/5/12 7:46 PM

Do the patterns on burdastyle.com include a seam allowance? (I'm mostly wondering about this one.) I couldn't find any info about it in the big Burda thread up top... maybe I missed it. Thanks!
wenznz
star
wenznz  Friend of PR
New Zealand
Member since 7/8/11
Posts: 440
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Send Message

      



Date: 3/6/12 4:23 AM

The ones I've downloaded have had the seam allowance included.

This is not necessarily true of the patterns that are uploaded by members (they generally mention this though)

Good luck, this is a great basic tee

------
Wendy
Wellington, New Zealand

Mikgirl
star
Mikgirl
Member since 2/24/10
Posts: 309
Send Message

      



Date: 3/7/12 5:40 PM

I just downloaded Alexander blouse pattern, and SA was included. In the instruction there was a section about SA. It's weird because I'm so used to adding SA using Burda magazine patterns. :p
gramma b
star
gramma b
USA
Member since 7/25/08
Posts: 3903
Send Message

                                                     1 Replies



Date: 2/10/14 9:13 AM

Trying to load the cute free "Weekend Blouse" pattern.
Strange--it's just a rough line drawing with no sizing, not like a multi-lined pattern to print and cut out, with no explanation.
Anyone tried this?
-- Edited on 2/10/14 10:36 AM --
EleanorSews
star
EleanorSews  Friend of PR
Board Moderator
Went to PR Weekend!

Michigan USA
Member since 7/26/07
Posts: 5897
Skill: Advanced
Body Type:
Send Message

      



Date: 2/10/14 10:26 AM

Last year I ended up making a dress for someone who had downloaded the pattern from Burdastyle. Her mother had missed the notation that seam allowances WERE NOT included.

I think it is important to read the info about the particular pattern you are downloading. It appears from what others have said that it is not consistent whether SA is included or not.

------
"We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are." Anais Nin

"Attitude is the difference between an adventure and an ordeal." unknown

EleanorSews
star
EleanorSews  Friend of PR
Board Moderator
Went to PR Weekend!

Michigan USA
Member since 7/26/07
Posts: 5897
Skill: Advanced
Body Type:
Send Message

      



In reply to bethlucas

Date: 2/10/14 10:29 AM

Quote: bethlucas
Do the patterns on burdastyle.com include a seam allowance? (I'm mostly wondering about this one.) I couldn't find any info about it in the big Burda thread up top... maybe I missed it. Thanks!

I just followed your link. If you look to the right of the photo and read the info about this pattern, you will see a box headed Seam Allowance. There is a comment that seam allowances are included.

------
"We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are." Anais Nin

"Attitude is the difference between an adventure and an ordeal." unknown

LauraTS
star
LauraTS
California USA
Member since 7/10/06
Posts: 2252
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Send Message

      



In reply to gramma b

Date: 2/10/14 1:26 PM

Quote: gramma b
Trying to load the cute free "Weekend Blouse" pattern.

Strange--it's just a rough line drawing with no sizing, not like a multi-lined pattern to print and cut out, with no explanation.

Anyone tried this?
-- Edited on 2/10/14 10:36 AM --

Just looked this up to confirm my suspicions - the Weekend Blouse was drafted by a Burdastyle user. It's not an official Burda pattern. That's one of the things you can do at Burdastyle, share your own free patterns, and they are of varying quality.

------
I've moved! Visit my new sewing blog at http://chiralcraft.wordpress.com

Do you sew from KnipMode? Join us at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/knipmode_english/

gramma b
star
gramma b
USA
Member since 7/25/08
Posts: 3903
Send Message

      



Date: 2/10/14 4:40 PM

Thanks, did you find a mention of the size? Cute in that dressier fabric, but deceiving to throw it in the Burdas.

Guess one could figure it out, just would like to know at what bodice armhole point to cut open a regular pattern + amount extra in front width for those pleats.
Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Patterns and Notions >> Downloadable Burda patterns

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2016 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.