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My Colette's Madeline Mini Bloomers

Added May 9, 2010

by hstorm799

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My very own comfy pair of Colette Pattern’s Madeline Mini Bloomers.

I followed pattern directions pretty closely, but using french seams as this stuff ravels like mad! I am especially pleased that pleats are included in the buttonhole area as my buttonholes are awful ; )

The free pattern download can be found on the Colette Pattern’s website:

Thanks so much to Sarai for the sweet pattern!

Material Notes

Elastic, ribbon, dusky-peachy-pink mystery fabric from a thrift shop. Burn test indicates some kind of acetate. Feels slinky and soft, like a slightly thicker charmeuse. Was very hard to keep it from sliding around. If anyone knows what this might be called, drop me a line as I got 8 yards for $3! It seems I can’t pass up a deal on fabric of any kind.



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Bridal, Casual, Classic, Goth/Gothic Lolita, Romantic, Steampunk, Victorian, Vintage


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    Jan 27, 2011, 06.43 PMby Seeks Corey

    very nicely done!

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    May 9, 2010, 02.35 PMby simo-1

    They are sooo lovely!

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      May 9, 2010, 02.51 PMby hstorm799

      I love this pattern and love the fact that it is free! If the pattern companies give out any patterns for free it is usually the fugliest ones that don’t sell ; )

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    May 9, 2010, 05.38 AMby jaimesews

    looking to make some myself soon too! Very cute!!

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      May 9, 2010, 02.48 PMby hstorm799

      They were very easy to sew and have so much potential for change with different fabric choices. I think this is a pattern I will be making again and again.

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