What I am hoping 2009 would bring (sewing-wise) is better, more as-of-right-now patterns. It may be just me, but IMO even Burda has been slacking in that department. Occasionally I would see some really cute garment in the magazine and it would turn out to be a prop, not something that the magazine provides a pattern for. I don’t know, maybe I don’t have an eye for it and cannot see the potential of a pattern, but nothing has recently “jumped” at me, surprised me.
Here is what I would love to sew:
So, what do you think? Have the pattern companies met your need for style and fashion?