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Subscribers free keyhole back version of the boxy top – How to make:

By Julia Claridge | August 14, 2020
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Last month I launched the first in a series of free patterns for newsletter subscribers a basic boxy top pattern. Each month I am adding different pattern pieces to create a new seasonal style. This month you can create a high summer keyhole back version. This is the same front and front facing as the…

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Free face mask pattern with removable nose wire and other custom options.

By Julia Claridge | August 1, 2020
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This is a tutorial to show how to make a fabric face mask with several different options to allow you to customise the mask. I know there are already a lot of face mask patterns available and I actually hadn’t planned to make one. In the early days of the pandemic there was a lot…

The basic boxy top- How to make:

By Julia Claridge | July 11, 2020
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Last week I introduced you to my new subscribers free patterns. The first pattern is now published and available to newsletter subscribers. If you would like to sign up to the newsletter you can do here. This is the basic boxy top pattern. Over the next few months I will post additional parts to transform…

Boxy top pattern from Bobbins and Buttons

Subscribers first free pattern – The basic boxy top.

By Julia Claridge | July 4, 2020
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In this post I want to tell you about something new! I have been working on this idea for a little while. What with lock-down and the ups and downs of this year it has taken a bit longer than planned. Over the next week I will be publishing the pattern for this basic boxy…

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Free nappy cover pattern sizes 0-3 months to 3 years.

By Julia Claridge | April 17, 2020
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This is a free downloadable pattern and tutorial for a nappy cover ages 3 months to 3 years. This is the perfect partner for dresses like the Lillia Rae or the Rosie pinafore. These dresses are perfect for little ones to wear in the summer, a matching nappy cover makes a cute finishing touch. Please…

Free elasticated shorts pattern. Bobbins and Buttons

Free kids elasticated waist shorts pattern.

By Julia Claridge | August 3, 2018
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Download this elasticated waist shorts pattern free. This pattern has sizes from 1 year to 10 years with two length options. Last year I drafted this elasticated waist short pattern as a first sewing project for my little boy. It ended up being a very well used pattern over the summer. I made quite a…