Tops

  • 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.
    $18.00
  • 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
    $36.00
  • 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.

    $19.00
  • 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

    $35.00
  • 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
    $35.00
  • 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.

    $29.00
  • 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

    $36.00
  • Now & Zen Shirt
    Now Shirt: Below-waist Shirt has high, one-piece rolled collar open at ends, stitched hems, long sleeves.

    Zen Shirt: Mid-hip shirt has two-layer collar detail. Concealed front placket buttons left over right with loop at collar, stitched hems, long sleeves.

    Multi-sized: XS – XXL
    $35.00
  • 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
    $19.00
  • 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.

    $20.00
  • 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.
    $24.00
    $12.00
  • Riviera Shirt
    This loose-fitting, asymmetric shirt has a collar stand, extended shoulders and uneven front hemline with a left side split. The sleeves are long with one seam. Options for hip length or tunic length possible.

    Multi-sized: 6 – 22
    $35.00
  • Safari

    A loose fitting shirt with optional patch pockets and cuffed short sleeves. Instructions are included to avoid the 'ripple effect' on the shirt tail hem.

    The full leg walking shorts and full cut cargo pants have elasticised waistband , inset pockets, fly front zip, front pleats, back darts and optional cuff.

    Sizes included: XS – 5XL

    $22.00
  • Sahara

    A casual fitting vest with optional cargo pockets. Shirt collar styling, hidden front placket, lined or unlined.

    Straight skirt in two lengths with side elasticized waistband, inset pockets, fly front zipper, front pleats, back darts. Long skirt has side slits, short skirt has back slit opening.

    Sizes Included: XS – 5XL

    $20.00
  • Salsa Blouse
    This wrap blouse has a soft shawl collar and shaped back with darts. The front is asymmetrical and wraps to each side vent with button loop closures. The long tapered sleeves have underarm gussets.

    Multi-sized: 6 – 22
    $35.00