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Posted on: 4/12/08 10:19 PM
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Burda's website has some English-language tutorials, mostly on altering their patterns for fit. As of May 2008, they include:

- Shortening patterns
- The problem - large bust
- The problem - high waist
- The problem - narrow waist, wide hips
- The problem - If you have a little too much tummy ...
- How to make contrasting bands
- Spotlight on zippers (exposed zips on edges/in slits)

They're a little difficult to find, so I wanted to post the URL for everyone's reference (it's also in the link above):

http://www.burdafashion.com/en/Service/Workshops/1000001-1487353.html

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patrica said... (4/13/08 5:52 PM) Reply
Thanks so much, this is great info. As BWOF do not have any lines on thier patterns to shorten or lenghten.
Patzee said... (4/13/08 4:39 PM) Reply
Nice find!
Annie- oh said... (4/13/08 3:04 PM) Reply
Danke!
RobinMCPA said... (4/13/08 9:48 AM) Reply
Thanks for posting! I wouldn't have known about this!
Susan M said... (4/13/08 7:26 AM) Reply
What a find! Thanks for posting.
 
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