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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


My inspiration blouse last year


My version



  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??

  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.

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

  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.

  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.

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

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


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