Category Archives: Burda Challenge

Burda 2012 Challenge – February Plans

I haven’t touched anything sewing related (other than sorting out a few fabrics) since the end of January. I know that’s only six days but that’s a long time for me.  For some reason, I can’t get going with my … Continue reading

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Burda Challenge – January update – 01-2012-122

I managed to get these trousers (sort of) sewn just under the wire.  These are the only two photos of these trousers that anyone will ever see (click to embiggen if you really, really want to, but the sewing ain’t … Continue reading

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Burda Challenge – January update – 01-2009-113

I bet you thought I had given up on my Burda Challenge – but you would be wrong.  I’ve had the last two garments for January cut out for a while now, but I was more interested in sewing  Vogue … Continue reading

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Two New Skirts (including second Burda Challenge skirt completed)

I am very lucky in that I have loads of spare time, so why is it that I don’t seem to be able to find time to write posts for this blog?  I finished the two skirts in this post … Continue reading

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Improved Tunic (Burda 01-2010-128/129)

Thank you all for your lovely comments about my “meh!” tunic.  I think if I wasn’t writing this blog I might have just considered it a wadder, or just put it in the wardrobe, never wear it and then give … Continue reading

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Meh! (and a little bit about Margot)

My post title shows my opinion of the two items I’m going to post about here.  Don’t love ’em, don’t hate ’em – just Meh! First up is the first item sewn for the January part of my Burda challenge … Continue reading

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Burda 2012 Challenge – January Plans

I’ve been meaning to write this for over a week now, and I think I’m putting it off because I’m putting the sewing off as well.  So here goes. If you haven’t read my earlier posts, I’ve detailed my challenge … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!!!!

It’s a few hours early, but I might forget to post this later after a couple of glasses of red wine. I had meant to post today with January plans for my Burda Challenge but I haven’t got around to … Continue reading

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New Year Re-sew-lutions

I know that new year resolutions are a complete waste of time for me, but I thought I’d make some anyway because it’s fun, and there is a good chance that some of these are actually doable: Do my best … Continue reading

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2012 Burda Challenge

I have set myself a challenge for 2012. At some point during 2011 I promised myself I would sew at least one garment from every Burda magazine I own unless I had already sewn something from it.  This fell apart … Continue reading

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