£9.00 – £16.00
Buy the Bloomsbury Blouse sewing pattern from Nina Lee. Bloomsbury is a high-necked, Edwardian-inspired blouse for the romantic in all of us. Choose to make narrow ruffles and appear dainty and demure, or opt for an unequivocally flamboyant and fun look with bold wide ruffles.
The blouse features a high collar, a yoked bodice with two ruffle options, button-back fastening, bracelet-length sleeves and the option to add ruffles to the collar and/or sleeves. Whilst care is required when sewing the yoke and collar curves, this pattern should be suitable for an ambitious beginner who isn’t afraid of taking their sewing to the next stage.
This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:
– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50)
– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?
– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?
What we think: Who doesn’t love a ruffle?! This pattern has lots of options to make it your own – why not use lace for the frill or perhaps a contrasting fabric to really make it stand out.
Suggested fabrics: Lightweight wovens, such as cotton lawn. This pattern will also work in velvet, dupion silk, or with contrasting lace for the yoke sections.
Fabric requirements: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 1.4 – 1.9 m (1.75 – 2.25 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 2.1 – 2.8 m (2.5 – 3 yd).
Sizing: UK 6 – 20. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.
Notions: Six 1/2″ buttons; fusible interfacing for the collar band.
PDF pattern includes: Instructions, print-at-home pattern suitable for A4 and US letter size paper; A0 copy shop file.
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Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Linen
UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48
Confident Beginner, Intermediate
PAPER, PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)