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Date: 8/27/13 5:08 PM

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Date: 8/27/13 5:51 PM

Wow, these are all gorgeous!

The peacock print fabric on this dress is amazing.

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Date: 8/27/13 7:02 PM

Already? Time flies when you subscribe to Burda.

All that hippie stuff, it's lovely but I've been there and definitely do not need a do-over. They stole this from my 70's album. DIY skirt, how to recycle those groovy sheets and bedspreads.

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Date: 8/27/13 7:15 PM

Burda had an envelope pattern almost exactly like that about five years ago, 7946. I have the pattern but haven't made it yet. If you don't do it with hippie-type fabrics, it just makes a nice swirly skirt. Well, I would shorten it. Someone on PR made it and it got a lot of positive feedback.


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Date: 8/27/13 8:11 PM

I had noticed this knit dress with raglan sleeve and waist draping in the preview and I am eager for the line drawings. Wandering if the waist detail is pleated or a separate piece added.

Actually, looking at the pastel version informs me that it is a mock raglan and very possibly a pleated waist detail.

So far, that's it. Maybe the flower print pants if they are flat-front (why do I obsess over pants patterns when I rarely make any IRL???) and the bohemian swirl skirt?

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Date: 8/27/13 8:46 PM

I just want the peacock fabric...
and maybe that origami pleat raglan dress. It'd look good on DD.
Shel

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Date: 8/27/13 8:47 PM

Oh, thanks for that! I don't love a lot, but maybe just enough to justify buying the issue. The darling dress for the girls at the end is calling my name (for my little girl, of course). I have plans to make a dress like that for me and would love to make her a mini-me version...she still enjoys dressing like momma.

Hmm...if I happen to be at G Street when they have that issue on the rack, maybe it will end up in my basket. Hmm...

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Date: 8/28/13 5:35 AM

I like the faux-raglan dress, although I hope that it wouldn't be too difficult to ditch the draping - my hips don't need that kind of emphasis ... :)

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Date: 8/28/13 6:20 AM

I like LOADS of things in this issue -- it's the first for a couple of months where I've seen several things that I like straight away. However, I have to say that that is the most boring and/or ugly Plus size section I've seen in a while. I think that asymmetric black and white jacket is really unflattering, in particular.

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Date: 8/28/13 7:27 AM

Alfatex in Germany is the fabric company Burda uses for their magazine shoots. Once, this issue comes out, they will pair the fabric with the Burda mag pic.

Claire

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