Another last minute make creeping into September. Glad to say I have now managed to make a garment from each of the last nine Burdastyle magazines. There were a few patterns I liked in the September issue, but in the end because of time I had to go for the easiest. And this is an easy pattern (with full instructions, and only 3 pieces), so a really good choice for your first Burdastyle pattern.
This is a really straightforward very large sized sweatshirt. I cut a size 40, but really would have preferred to go for a smaller one. The most unusual feature is the pleated sleeves which make it a little different. I used some black ribbing for the neck.
So why the Berlin sweatshirt? Because I bought the material in Berlin from Stoff and Still. I spent a lovely hour in this massive shop. I meant to take a photo but think I was a bit overwhelmed by all the fabric. So just to prove I had a lovely 3 days in this fabulous city with my lovely son and daughter-in-law, here's a photo of me and Dan at checkpoint Charlie. I chose the grey sweatshirt fabric to match the slightly strange print fabric (unusual way to spell believe).Both are great snuggly fabrics and sew up well.