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Pattern Emporium on craftsy.com
Gold Coast, Australia

Pattern Emporium is an online PDF Pattern Business
by Kate McAuley
Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Fashion)

Website: http://patternemporium.bigcartel.com/
Email: patternemporium@gmail.com

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The Bella Bodice

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : The Bella Bodice
The Bella Bodice
The Bella Bodice
The Bella Bodice
The Bella Bodice

Pattern Description:

How many ways can you make this top?!

It's easy to wear, easy to style, easy to make little changes to suit you.

The Bella Bodice comes in sizes 1-10 (18months to 10 years). Each top ties at the back, making it easily adjustable to your little ones size. There are 6 styles to choose from, but you can also combine styles giving you unlimited options.

A: Basic Bella Bodice
B: Bib Front
C: Ruffle Front
D: Ruffle Hem
E: Frill Neck
F: Flutter Sleeve

Don't stress if you can't make binding or think you can't make binding. I have a step by step tutorial covering cutting, joining, making & sewing it. You'll be an expert in no time.

Sewing Level: Easy

TERMS OF USE: this pattern is for single user personal use ONLY. It is not to be reproduced or shared in any way. Additional parties wishing to use this pattern/tutorial must purchase their own.

Small home-based handmade businesses selling items on Facebook, ETSY or similar may sell products made from this pattern, but must reference the pattern author in product descriptions, for example "This skirt was made using a Pattern Emporium pattern".

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pattern makes sizes 1-10 (18months to 10 years old)


  • scissors
  • pins
  • bias tape maker (optional)
  • printer
  • standard Legal size paper
  • iron
  • sewing machine
  • serger / overlocker (optional)

You Will Also Need:

  • fabric
  • thread
  • lace (style B only)
  • 3/4" (20mm) bias tape (optional)