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Looks the same

Through a thread on the Pattern Review forum I saw the preview of Burda’s July issue and it has a blouse with details similar to the blouse I copied from RTW last year. Looking forward to see how Burda made it. It’s definitely not exactly the same, but I can see a similarity.

The Burda version

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My inspiration blouse last year

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My version

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Comments

  1. Looking forward to july issue to see that top (hope is not some kind of patchwork on the blouse..) and understanding the styling - is that a tennis court??

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  2. It looks quite an interesting pattern and you've done such a wonderful job with your blouse. I'm looking forward to the July issue too.

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  3. Must have copied you! Don't blame them, it is a great blouse.

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  4. New Burda is skating on thin ice with design copies. A pattern maker friend from Barcelona is outraged that Burda may have reproduced his published apron skirt pattern.

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  5. Like Vicki my first thought was maybe they saw yours and copied with slight changes. I really like your top and remember reading along to see the final outcome.

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  6. Oh the copycats! I guess the best thing you can do is take it as a compliment.

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  7. Your blouse came to my mind the minute I stumbled upon Burda's version.

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