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VICTORIAN WOMEN’S
CONVERTIBLE CYCLE WEAR
SEWING PATTERNS

#6 CYCLING BLOOMERS I, II

This cycling costume is inspired by inventive Victorian women cyclists. The pattern is for two types of bloomers. BLOOMER I is a tailored bloomer with concealed pockets, buttons at both sides of the waist and cuffs, tucks at the knee and optional back buckle to adapt the fit. BLOOMER II is a full bloomer fitted to the wearer via pleats at the waistband and cuffs. The voluminous proportions provide ample space for moving legs. Concealed pockets can also be sewn into this garment.

This pattern is approx. UK 12 (minimal instructions provided)
To assemble pattern, print pages at ‘actual size’, follow layout, match triangles at edges, tape and cut out
Requirements (approx.): BLOOMER I: 2m fabric, 10 buttons, buckle. BLOOMER II – 3m fabric, 5 buttons
PDF patterns are FREE to download
PRINTED patterns for sale at events (profits go to the London Bike Kitchen)
PDF Pattern – Bloomer I, Tailored [3mb]
PDF Pattern – Bloomer II, Full [4mb]
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