Author: Anthony Peterson

Making My First Ever Burda 6462 Wool Coat

I challenged myself once more on this project because a wool coat wasn’t just something I needed for fashion but also for practical use. I had given out one of my favourite and long used coats for charity so I needed something to help me cope during the 5-degree weather of the fall season.
After a long hard search through the Indie pattern scene, I eventually stumbled upon the Burda 6462 and I loved it. It was just right and practical enough for my wardrobe, considering the amount and type of wool material I had to work with. Plus, I had heard plenty of good things about Burda’s drafting, so I knew it was the right choice.

Making a Self-Drafted Satin Dress

Dresses like these are quite special, my experience with making this satin dress started when I came across the material while shopping online. Usually, I don’t like working with this type of material but the floral print caught my eye and I knew it would be a great opportunity to leap outside my comfort zone to do something I had never done before.
Since I already had something in mind, I got started on it right away. I was inspired by a dress that I had been eying in one of the boutiques where I shop and had been meaning to get it for a while now. It just always seemed way above my budget, so the moment I had everything I needed…

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