Nothing beats a Burda

For some time now I’ve wanted to sew in linen, but the pieces I’ve got in my stash aren’t really large enough to make something from. I decided to use the purple/blue that I  once made a dress from, and combine it with a white tablecloth that I bought in a second hand store some time ago. It has coffee stains that don’t go away when I wash it, but I like how it’s woven in a checkered pattern.


I’ll use dress 108 from Burda 2/2001, the first Burda I ever bought, and this dress is a favorite I’ve made several times. The Burda magazine brings back memories of my my mom buying it when I was a child.

Since the magazine is 14 years old, it’s probably very outdated, but I don’t worry much about what’s in, I make my own style.


5 responses to this post.

  1. Sounds a great plan, I think vintage linens are beautiful! Can’t wait to see how it turns out!


  2. You’re so creative! I’m glad that you can turn a vintage design into your own style 🙂


  3. I have some lovely old table cloths, many made by old relations. I think the ideal thing is to make wearable items from them. Looking forward to seeing how this pans out.


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