A review of Vogue 9328 sewing pattern

Vogue 9328 sewing pattern review from Bobbins and Buttons

I made my version of Vogue 9328 sewing pattern for my birthday last year. Its a new tradition I started the year before, to make myself a new dress for my birthday! I spend the majority of my sewing time making versions of styles I am developing for my pattern range. Much as I love…

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Tips for sewing with laminated fabrics.

tips for sewing laminated fabric from Bobbins and Buttons

Tips for sewing with laminated fabrics. Written by Louise Ambrosi of Sew Sofia  I first discovered laminated cotton fabrics back in 2012. I was in the early stages of setting up my sewing business and developing my product line for kids. With two young children of my own I wanted to make items that were…

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Subscribers free pattern – V-neck top – How to make:

Bobbins and buttons free pattern

This months addition to the newsletter subscribers free pattern is a V-neck. The V-neck could be applied to the 3/4 sleeve version or the sleeveless version shown here. You could also blend it with the frill sleeve and frill hem options. The basic boxy top pattern and all other variations are free to newsletter subscribers,…

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Call for pattern testers.

call for pattern testers from Bobbins and Buttons

I am currently looking for a few more pattern testers to test my sewing patterns before I release them for sale. My pattern range covers ladies, men’s and children’s patterns catering for the whole family with a reasonably large size range. My latest pattern is a child’s coat and I am working on a very…

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A review of McCalls 7969 dress pattern.

A review of McCalls 7969 by Bobbins and Buttons

This is a dress I made towards the end of the summer last year. There was so very few social gatherings of any sort last (and this) year that being invited out for a couple of drinks in a friends garden one evening actually inspired me to make a new dress!! I do love my…

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A year of Lynn sweatshirt pattern hacks.

Lynn sweatshirt sewing pattern from Bobbins and Buttons

Last month I posted the last in my series of pattern hacks for the Lynn sweatshirt pattern. I thought it would be fun to review all the versions and talk about my experience wearing them over the last year. When I decided to make the series I wanted to show how you could adapt a…

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Project run and play Pantone party 2021!

Pantone party 2021 Bobbins and Buttons

When I was invited to take part in the Project run and play Pantone party I thought it sounded fun. Then I discovered this years colours are Ultimate grey and Illuminating yellow. I didn’t want to be left out. After all Bobbins and Buttons brand colours couldn’t be much closer!! My starting point was to…

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