• Mandarin Vest

    This semi-fitted vest has a stand up collar and slight asymmetrical closure. Hip length or Tunic length with side vent opening. Lined or unlined.

    Directions included for easy 'On Point' piecing, creative appliqué and other design Ideas.

    Sizes included: XS – 5XL

  • Margarita Top
    This delicious tank has a unique, slimming variation of a princess line. Flattering, curvy seams and hemline make the flavor irresistible. Trimmed edges garnish this pullover at the neckline and armholes.
  • Metro Middy Blouse
    This Blouse reflects the military styling of World War I uniforms, as well as the new interest in comfortable and practical two-piece garments. The easy-sew blouse features a breezy, loose fit; slightly belled sleeves; flared hemline with gentle downward curve at centre back; V-neck and sailor collar.

    It makes a perfect summer blouse tucked into a skirt. It also is versatile worn out, as a lightweight jacket over a feminine camisole. Drape an oblong scarf around the neck for simple style, or dress it up with Art Nouveau or your favourite embroidery motifs around the sailor collar.

    Suggested Fabrics: For a blouse, choose handkerchief linen (prewash to soften), lightweight cotton, or lightweight silk. For a jacket, choose medium-weight cotton, silk, or linen; lightweight or tropical-weight wool.

    Multi-sized: Misses XS – 3XL
  • Mia's Ruffled Top

    Designed for the youthful beginner this top is best made in fabrics that gather well. It can be made in a sheer fabric and worn over a tank top. No interfacing needed, 3/8 inch seam allowances throughout so there is no need to trim but don't use 5/8 seams or the garment won't fit.

    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.

  • Mimosa Top & Pant

    This sleeveless wrap top or vest has a V-neck with front and side bands and asymmetric side button closures. The straight leg pants have a contour waist with facing. It sits 2.5 cm below the waist. There are front and back darts and a side zipper. Lining is optional.

    Suggested fabrics:
    Top: Linen, Silk, Cotton, Lt. wt. Wool, Velvet
    Pant: Drapey Wool, Rayon, Silk, Lt. wt. Cotton, Linen

    Multi-sized: 6 – 26

  • MixIt Shirt, Top & Tank
    Shirt: Mid-hip, button-front shirt/jacket features a V-neck with narrow stand-up collar, bracelet-length sleeve, side vents and narrow stitched hems.

    Top: Mid-hip, pullover top features a keyhole loop and button front, stand-up collar, cap sleeves, side vents and narrow stitched hems.

    Tank: Mid-hip tank has bias-bound neck and armholes, side vents and narrow stitched hems.

    Suggested fabrics: Linen, cotton, rayon, lt wt wool, silk, sheers. Tank suitable for knits.

    Multi-sized: XS – XXL
  • Modern Empire

    Unique cross-tie trim creates soft gathers and fit.. Flattering V-neckline, straight long sleeves, short close sleeve or short flutter sleeve. High/Low hemline. Perfect for stretch fabrics, but equally delightful in soft woven fabrics with drape.

    Sizes XS through 3XL

  • Modern Poet Blouse

    This blouse is princess seamed and semi-fitted. It is sized for A through to D cup.

    There are four options which include a plain front wrap with modesty panel, a kimono style band and cuff, a ruffled collar and cuff or a self pleated band and cuff. There is an easy curved shirt tail hem.

    Sizes included: XS – 5XL

    Visit Can Do Blog to see to see some samples of garments from this pattern.

  • Nepali Blouse

    In Nepal, this wrap-and-tie blouse is traditionally made of velvet and worn under a wrap-style chupa or jumper (like the Tibetan Chupa) or over a wrapped and pleated skirt formed from a sari or length of fabric.

    The semi-fitted blouse features a wide band collar, tapered sleeves, and deep underarm gussets for ease of movement. Pattern includes directions for wrapping and pleating a companion skirt.

    Suggested fabrics: Lightweight fabrics with drape such as rayon, velvet, or silk; medium-weight cotton; lightweight wool. Traditional colours are shades of red, pink or purple.

    Multi-sized: Misses XS – XL

  • Oakridge Blouse

    A modern interpretation of the classic bow blouse!

    The Oakridge Blouse is a fitted blouse with buttons down the front and a shaped hemline. Your choice of a beautiful bias bow collar, or a sleek collarless version. Choose contrast fabric for the bow so it stands out!

    Both versions feature front darts for subtle shaping, and long sleeves with plackets and cuffs. This blouse sews up beautifully in fabrics with drape, such as rayon challis, crepe de chine or silk charmeuse.

    Sizing is proportioned for a pear-shaped figure: smaller bust and waist, larger hips.

  • Oriental Slit Blouse & Pants
    The Asian inspired blouse with a mandarin collar adds a tailored look to your wardrobe without the fitting headaches. The elongated length gives way to flowing slits on the front and centre back. The pull on pants with side pockets and elastic are simple and comfortable. Make a contrasting or matching outfit.

    Multi-sized: XS - XXL
  • Perfect Tee

    View A: Round neck tee shirt with elbow length sleeve.

    View B: Cropped rounded V-neck tee shirt with cap sleeve and hemline embellishment (see notions for options).

    View C: Long sleeve rounded V-neck tee shirt.

  • Phoebe Shirt & Pants

    Try this pattern using linen or jersey knit for the shirt and linen, cotton or jersey knit for the pants. Comfortable and attractive!

    Sizes S, M, L and XL

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

  • Phoebe Tee
    This loose-fitting tunic-style tee shirt can be made in a wide variety of knit or woven fabrics. The pattern features a scoop neck, straight sides which angle slightly toward the hips from the shoulders, and sleeves which end at the wrist or just above the elbow. Ribbing at the neck is optional. The side seams have a short slit at the bottom.
  • Poppy Shirt & Slip

    Featuring one of Tina's favourite open shirts, this is so easy and versatile. The long sleeve tunic shirt has a simple slip drawstring hemline. Make it in linen, voile, silk or even knit. A great transitional outfit for cooler weather.

    Sizes XS, S, M, L and XL

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