I received my April issue in the mail yesterday. I always love it when the magazine gets to me early. There's something very satisfying about having all the patterns in my hot little hands and not just seen on the internet. This is yet another great issue that I've found lots of designs I like.
It is rare of BWOF to photograph a garment where you can actually see it clearly. This is skirt 101B and I find it simple and totally cute. I barely own any skirts and none of them are casual. I plan to make this in black really soon (or as soon as I find a good button sale.)
This next one is the same design with added pockets and topstitching. It's 101A and I love it!
I like this little jacket 106. Maybe I'll make it for fall.
This is top 110B. In the magazine that rectangular piece is made from a contrasting sequin fabric and it is so cute. It's going to be low, though. The back has darts (!) and it's for a knit.
Top 112 is a very simple knit design. The neckline would be easy to raise a few inches. Another piece that would be great for fall.
I really like the construction lines of dress 115, but it's sized for petites. I wonder if it would fit if I simply made the waist longer. Does anyone have any tips for converting a petite pattern to a regular size?
Jacket 116 is my favorite from this month's magazine. This is another rare shot where you can see the item clearly. I love the bias plaids and black outline on the pockets and collar. The sleeves have turned up straight grain cuffs. Oh, it's so cute!!!
This is jacket 117 and pants 119. They have them made up as a wedding suit, but I like both pieces separately as well.
This simple little top is 112. I'm thinking in a sheer for summer with a cute cami peaking out.
I put top 104 last because I'm not sure I love it. I think it might be cuter with a different collar. I do like the bottom that's cinched in around the waist and buttoned and the fact that it has short sleeves. I'll have to think about it for awhile... (Not sure why this picture from the website is so small.)
This issue also included 4 jumpsuits. I know this style is going to be popular but am not sure it would be very flattering on my body type. What do you people think? Did I miss any of your favorites?