By now I am sure you are all sitting on the edge of your seats screaming at your 'puter. "What is it already?" Here it is. She traces the pattern on the back of the pattern with a child's wax crayon, and then IRONS the traced pattern onto pattern paper printed with light blue dots so grainline marking is unnecessary. I would use Swedish tracing paper or some of the roll of blank newsprint I
I'm not sure how well it would work for Burda, it would depend on how much of the wax comes off the paper after pressing with the iron. You could test it and find out, if needed. If it worked, would this solve the issue of Burda patterns being somewhat difficult to trace? I haven't sewn with Burda magazine patterns yet (mostly because no one sells them where I live) so I don't know.
Is this idea as brilliant as I think it is? Tell me.