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Celebrating By Hand London, 10 Tips for Layering your Look, Burda Sale


Celebrating By Hand London, 10 Tips for Layering your Look, Burda Sale, and more... 
September 10th, 2014 
In This Issue
Bust Adjustments
Celebrating Indie Designers - By Hand London
10 Tips on Layering your Look for Autumn
1 Day Sale! 50% Off Select Burda Patterns
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I woke up to a crisp morning today and the slight change in the color of leaves in my yard was a subtle reminder that fall is here. But I am not ready to give up on my summer dresses yet, and from what I hear neither are you. Check out these tips for layering

After a brief summer break, our Celebrate Indie series is back! We are celebrating By Hand London this month. Join us! 

Join Sarah as she teaches you bust adjustments in patterns. After this class, you'll be a pro at FBA! I  know I need it for my elisalex dress. 

Select Burda patterns are on sale today only. Stock up now! 

Until next time, 
Happy Sewing,

jacketclassBust Adjustments

When using patterns, bust adjustments is something which can make all the difference. 


Enter Bust Adjustments Video Class with Sarah Veblen. 


This video class has 9 high-def videos filled with conceptual information about bust adjustments as well as how to make the pattern adjustments. There are also 7 written PDF lessons that support the material covered in the videos, so you can read about bust adjustments, study the step-by-step photographs, and follow along quite easily. Bust adjustments for patterns with side bust darts, armscye princess lines, shoulder princess lines, and bodices with raglan sleeves are all explained in detail. Plus, several variations of the traditional FBA/SBA are included in both the videos and written lessons, as are basic patternmaking practices for truing dart legs, walking seams, and making parallel darts.

on sale now for $25 (Regular $39.99)

Other Classes on Sale:  
10 Clever Sewing Techniques (on sale for $25)
Understanding Wool Fabrics (on sale for $19.99)

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Continuing our celebration of indie patterns, we're kicking off the month of September with one of our highly-reviewed designers, By Hand London!


Founders and gal pals, Charlotte and Elisalex, have created a distinct brand with contemporary silhouettes. We love the personal touches to their designs. Each pattern comes with its own story and inspiration. A huge inspiration for others beginning their own independent business, we can't wait to see what's next for By Hand London!


Join us in celebrating By Hand London Patterns for the month of September. Sew a project (or many) using a By Hand London pattern and post a new review for each project. The more entries you submit, the more chances you have for winning!


Layering10 Tips on Layering your Look for Autumn

Now that September is finally here, we're thinking of ways to extend our wardrobe into the next season. 

If you're like us and not ready to put away your cheery summer outfits, we have some excellent suggestions from our members on layering your look.

How do you make the most of out your summer wardrobe?

BurdaOne Day Sale! 50% Off Select Burda Patterns

For one day only, all soon-to-be retired Burda Patterns are now on sale!

Don't miss out on this great deal! Receive 50% off select styles while quantities last.

Shop all discontinued Burda Patterns today!


  • FREE domestic shipping for pattern orders of $25 for Friends of PR members.
  • FREE domestic shipping for pattern orders of $99 for all free members.*
  • Discounted shipping for pattern orders of $25 for International Friends of PR members (20% off!)

*Free members, join Friends of PR now to save even more on your order!


Sale ends Midnight EST on Wednesday, September 10th.

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