Tops

  • Abacorn Tunic

    Sweet and simple! An everyday linen tunic that is such a versatile piece.

    Sized Small, Medium and Large. Small fits size 4–8, Medium 10–14 and Large 16–18.

    All Tina Givens sewing patterns are beautifully printed on white paper stock, with easy to follow instructions and detailed technical drawings.

    $29.00
  • Alex & Olive Top
    The Alex Top: Cowl-collar knit pullover with inset A-line front, gathers at centre back neckline. Curved sides extended to mid-thigh. Long sleeves.

    The Olive Top: Scoop-neck knit pullover with diagonal side seams and exposed decorative back zipper on the diagonal. Curved left back hem detail and open vents in long sleeves.

    Suggested fabrics: Two-way stretch knits only.

    Multi-sized: XS – XXL
    $35.00
  • Alma Blouse

    Brighten up your wardrobe with a pretty new blouse! The Alma Blouse is a feminine, semi-fitted blouse with neckline and sleeve variations. Darts create a fitted silhouette without being too tight, with an optional tie belt to cinch the waistline. The Alma Blouse closes at the side with an invisible zipper.

    All of the sleeve and neckline options work together to create nine different blouses from a single pattern! Your choice of cute cap sleeves, elbow-length sleeves or long sleeves with cuffs. For the neckline, choose from a simple rounded neckline, a contrast Peter Pan collar, or a notched neckline to frame your face.

    Perfect for work, equally pretty for a night out!

    Sizes: 0–16 (all sizes are included in one pattern!). Sizing is proportioned for a pear-shaped figure: smaller bust and waist, larger hips.

    Skill Level: Intermediate

    $22.00
  • Ann's Cardigan & Tank

    Ann's Cardigan: Open cardigan with cascading panels and fold-back front band, front and back waist seams, long sleeves and stitched hems.Wrong side of fabric will show.

    Tank: Scoop-neck tank with shaped waist, winged side vents, unfinished neck, armhole and hem edges.

    Suggested fabrics:Cardigan: Med. wt. knit such as jersey, double knit, ponte, French terry, sweater knit. Novelty knits. Wrong side of fabric will show. Tank: Lt. to med. wt. knit.

    Multi-sized: XS – XXL

    $35.00
  • Armistice Blouse
    This blouse dates from 1918, at the end of World War I. Fashion was in transition from frills to practicality, and this blouse blends the two beautifully. Make it as plain or fancy as you like. The centre front panel can be lacy, pintucked, or plain; the collar and cuffs can be embellished in many ways. Pattern includes instructions for drawn-thread work.

    Suggested fabrics: Lightweight fabrics such as gauze, batiste, voile, georgette or other light cottons; silk, rayon or blends.

    Multi-sized: Misses XS – XL
    $36.00
  • Artist Vest

    This full length vest is the perfect canvas for wearable art. Long panels inspire you to decorate in any manner of surface design. Simple bound armhole edges, side panels and a front band that can be enhanced with seam detail, or left off for a bound edge.

    Several design techniques included. Optional hidden inseam pockets, hood and lower band expand your creativity!

    Sizes included: XS – 5XL

    $29.00
  • Assorted Activewear
    Choice of tops with slightly flared pull-on pants and skirt with attached panties.
    $24.00
  • Athena Two
    This moderately fitted blouse features a wing collar with a unique square armhole and a pleated sleeve hem in a long-sleeved and short sleeeved version. The pleated hem is optional in the short-sleeved version. The blouse is fitted with darts in the front and the back, and features a pointed weskit bottom in the front. It is meant to be worn outside a skirt or pants instead of tucked in. The Athena Two pattern includes instructions for enlarging for sizes larger than XXL, as well as enlarging through the bust only. You'll want to add this elegant blouse to your collection right away!

    Multi-sized: XS - XXL
    $24.00
  • Balboa Shirt & Topper

    Shirt or topper with hidden placket button front, contour front and back panels, dropped shoulders with tab-scrunched, elbow-length sleeves, all-in-one stand and collar, and chest pocket. Topper has deep lower pockets.

    Suggested Fabrics
    Shirt: Shirtweight linen, cotton, rayon, silk and wool
    Topper: Medium weight linen, cotton, rayon, silk and wool. Optional: Cut side panel pattern pieces #4 and #7 in knit

    Sizes: S, M, L

    $35.00
  • Barcelona Top

    Relaxed fit, hip length pullover has asymmetric cowl, diagonal hem shape with casing and drawstring and long sleeves. Double or single layer cowl options. Wrong side of fabric will show with single layer cowl.

    Suggested Fabrics
    Light to medium-weight 2 or 4-way stretch knits or woven fronts and back with knit cowl and sleeves.

    Multi-sized: 6 – 26

    $35.00
  • Black Forest Smock
    This traditional smock was called a Kittel, or over-garment, worn by workers in Germany, Switzerland and France. Soft pleats fall from a wide neckband. Sleeves connect to side panels with gussets and are pleated at the wrists into buttoned cuff bands. Shoulder yokes, pocket welts, neckband and cuffs were often decorated with chain-stitching (design and instructions are included inside pattern).

    Our Black Forest Smock can be worn by men as an over-shirt and by women as a mid-calf length dress.

    Suggested fabrics: Soft or crisp fabrics such as linen, homespun, broadcloth, gingham, denim, featherweight corduroy or lightweight wool.

    Multi-sized: Misses 6 – 16; Men's 36 – 44.
    $36.00
  • Choice of Tankinis
    Halter tankini top with plunging or crossover neckline and neck tie. High-waisted bottom with normal or full fit for more coverage.
    $24.00
  • City Safari Duo
    This design offers the benefits of pockets to both men and women. One side of this reversible vest features two patch pockets with two hand pockets hidden beneath plus a zippered patch pocket on the back.

    The reverse side has two chest pockets, two hand pockets and a back pocket all with zips. Options include a phone pocket, epaulet to hold your camera on your shoulder and a loop for hanging your glasses. The collar is optional and can be worn up or down.

    Multi-sized: XS – 3XL
    $29.00
  • Cowl-Neck Blouse

    This blouse brings to life the classic cowl neck with the B, C, and D cup darting built into the drape of the cowl neck. Stylish, timeless, for everyday in any great knit or woven fabric. Options for sleeves include short, long, or sleeveless.

    Silhouettes are different from other patterns in a number of ways:

    • "W" sizing for proportional fit

    • Patterns that are based on your cup size! B, C and D cup sizing provided with separate front pattern pieces

    • Shortening and lengthening lines provided

    • No-gap armholes or necklines

    • All measurements on the pattern are for finished garment size and are not body measurements. You will need to measure a garment you like to wear to choose the size you want.

    $19.00
  • Croatian Shirt
    A traditional fashion worn by peasants, farmers, and shepherds in the Pannonian Basin of old Yugoslavia. Originally made from homespun linen, but elegant in cotton, silk and sheers. Soft pleats at the shoulders, with a tucked front yoke. Pattern includes historical information and instructions for decorative stitching on yoke.

    Suggested fabrics: Shirting-weight fabrics such as cotton, blends, broadcloth, linen, chambray, muslin, gingham or silk.

    Multi-sized: Misses 6 – 20; Men's 32 – 48
    $34.00
  • Dana's Top

    A wonderful everyday t-shirt with just a great, simple, yet different look. The front yokes cross one another and sew into the front bodice. The back yoke does the same, however, great fit is built into those seams delivering beautiful sleek fit.

    All knits work well with this pattern. This pattern has a slightly extended shoulder so that when work sleeveless, it is a built it cap sleeve.

    Silhouettes are different from other patterns in a number of ways:

    • "W" sizing for proportional fit
    • Patterns that are based on your cup size! B, C and D cup sizing provided with separate front pattern pieces
    • Shortening and lengthening lines provided
    • No-gap armholes or necklines
    • All measurements on the pattern are for finished garment size and are not body measurements. You will need to measure a garment you like to wear to choose the size you want

    $19.00
  • English Smock
    A truly universal garment worn by shepherds, butchers, bakers, farmers and other rural labourers in Old England. Today, smocks are favoured by fashionable people everywhere and made out of every fabric imaginable. Long and short versions can be hand-smocked or "mock-smocked" by machine with elastic.

    Suggested fabrics: Soft medium-weight fabrics with some drape such as cotton, rayon, wool, synthetics or blends in challis, broadcloth, corduroy or flannel. For an authentic look, choose linen or homespun.

    Multi-sized: Children's 2 – 12; Misses 6 – 20; Men's 30 – 42
    $36.00
  • Eureka Top & Skirt
    Eureka Top: Scoop-neck, boxy top with rolled-band cap sleeves. Suggested Fabrics – Light to medium-weight knit, jersey, tissue-weight knit.

    Eureka Skirt: Soft A-line skirt with "V" yokes, draped centre front and back, elastic waist. No side seams. Suggested Fabrics – Medium-weight knit, jersey, ponte knit, drapey wovens.

    Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL
    $35.00
  • Fearless T-Shirt
    This close fitting t-shirt offers neck and sleeve variations. The sleeves have a high cut underarm and sit on the shoulder. Neckline variations include a turtle neck a draped turtle neck or a slightly lowered and bound version. Suitable for knits only.

    Multi-sized: XXS - XXL
    $29.00