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Bloomsbury Square Makes – “Ruffle Neck Top” Vogue V1515 by Sandra Betzina

I am very happy to share this make with you. The ruffle neck top from Vogue V1515  is great to make and I am happy to recommend it. A great piece to add to your wardrobe, it is versatile and can work as either a formal or informal look. Continue reading Bloomsbury Square Makes – “Ruffle Neck Top” Vogue V1515 by Sandra Betzina

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Bloomsbury Square Makes – Trend Patterns “The Cape”

It’s a great time to be sewing! Why?

Well one of the reasons, is the wealth of dressmaking patterns which are available.

It is so easy to find interesting patterns from pretty much anywhere in the world and access them easily via the internet. There is an amazing pool of talent and creativity among the pattern designers. When I need inspiration, I can happily spend a few enjoyable hours online looking for ideas. I see a pattern which looks right, then a few clicks and its on its way to me. Continue reading Bloomsbury Square Makes – Trend Patterns “The Cape”

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Bloomsbury Square Makes – The Factory Dress by Merchant & Mills

All hail the new linens which have come in to Bloomsbury Square and which are now proving to be a big distraction.  Sigh, so many colours, so little time……

I just had to use the Rebecca Linen Dark Midnight Blue and after some time thinking it all through carefully, chose the Factory Dress pattern from Merchant & Mills. Continue reading Bloomsbury Square Makes – The Factory Dress by Merchant & Mills

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Bloomsbury Square Makes – Jacket Vogue V8430 by Marcy Tilton

One of the patterns on my current list of favourites must be the loose fitting ladies jacket, V8430 from the talented Marcy Tilton.  I decided to make it in one of my boiled wools and was really happy with the result, as it worked well. Very comfortable, soft and warm, (not too hot!) and it drapes beautifully, so I can just pop it on quickly as I head out. Continue reading Bloomsbury Square Makes – Jacket Vogue V8430 by Marcy Tilton