BurdaStyle Magazine March Review

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The BurdaStyle March issue was great! There were lots of pattens I would like to use out of it. Here is an overview of all of the patterns:

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These are my favourites from this issue:

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I love the cover dress!

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These trousers are great for spring/summer

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Also love this dress but not sure the ruffled top will suit me!

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Always love a good pencil skirt pattern and this top is gorgeous!

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Like this dress for the spring

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Really like the biker style trouser pattern! Might make some up in denim.

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Love this top for with trousers/jeans or a skirt

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The top and pencil skirt made in matching lace – love it!

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Love the dress and jacket! Might make a shorter version of the dress

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The back of this dress is stunning!

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Front view of the low back dress

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Both these dresses are stunning!

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Beautiful dress! Might also make in a shorter version

What do you think of the march issue?

Love Lou xoxox

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Sewing History Part 2

So as my sewing progressed I started making better quality items and clothes that I really wanted. Here are some of the clothes I made from 18-20 years old (with help from my mom).

First is a pink musical note dress with a circle skirt. Loved this bright printed cotton.

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Front

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Top Front

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Back

Next an elasticated neck and arm top made for a beach holiday:

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Front

A pencil dress made from an amazing vintage fabric I stole from my Mom’s stash!

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Back

Winter pinafore dress. I loved the vintage style buttons (I still have a few left!). Usually worn with a long sleeve top underneath.

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Front Close-up

Tulip 50’s style dress. Made from my old quilt cover! So comfy, it was definitely one of my favourites.

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Back

Black and white musical note dress. I wore this dress loads during the summer, it was so easy to wear.

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Back

Red shift dress. Made from linen so very crinkly but fit perfectly and very comfy. Made to wear to take my Nan to ‘Strictly Dancing the Professionals’ at the theatre. Found a pic of me wearing it (sorry its so rubbish!)

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Ready for theatre! (2010)

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Easy jersey cotton jumpsuit. Made from a vintage 1970’s pattern given to me by my Aunt. Playsuit made for summer holiday!

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Front

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Laid Out Flat

View Part 1 Here

To be continued in part 3! As you can see I seem to mainly make dresses. Do you have a favourite type of garment to make?

Love Lou xoxox