Cropped Blouse – Burda Easy Pattern

cropped blouse Burda Easy by thisblogisnotforyou.comHello gang! Today I want to share one of my latest makes, a cropped blouse with a studded collar. I hope you guys like it as much as I do! Let’s talk about the pattern first!

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The Pattern:

The blouse pattern is from the Spring/Summer 2014 edition of the Burdastyle Easy magazine, a special edition of the normal Burdastyle mag which comes out only a couple of times a year. Since it’s quite hard to get hold of the patterns later on (they’re not published digitally as the normal Burdastyle pattern are, as far as I know), I always make sure to get my hands on these mags. The patterns are always pretty simple, but pretty and combined they make a beautiful capsule wardrobe collection.

weekend treats {magazine review}

sewing magazine review by thisblogisnotforyou.comAfter quite a stressful term at uni and before heading home for the Easter weekend I treated myself with three new sewing magazines I’ve never read before. I don’t buy a lot of magazines. They can be quite expensive and end up in the dustbin anyway. The only ones I keep are the Burdastyle magazines since you can reuse the patterns for as many times as you want and combine the different pattern parts of different issues to create new looks.

However, I recently bought three magazines that looked quite promising – Sewstylish, Threads and Cloth. In case you’re looking for new reads for the weekend, I summarised the pros and cons: