Tops

  • 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
  • Samurai Shirt & Trousers

    This loose fitting shirt has a stand-up collar, extended shoulder with shoulder pads and full straight sleeves. Asymmetrical front closing and back cut on the bias, make it distinctly comfortable.

    Tapered trousers have an elasticised waist, full cut leg and easy welt pockets. Wide stitched hems mirror the treatment used on the shirt and make this ensemble a breeze to finish.

    Sizes included: XS – 5XL

    $29.00
  • San Diego Tunic, Top & Jacket

    Tunic Loose-fitting tunic has faced overlapping front placket extending into deep front pleat, forward shoulders, angled hem and elbow-length sleeves with deep stitched hems. Top Hip-length top with tunic details. Straight hem with side vents. Jacket A re-issue of our classic San Diego Jacket from 1999. This original has open fronts extending into draped asymmetric collar, button/loop closures, and two-piece sleeves. A more generous fit.

    Suggested Fabrics Tunic & Top Light to medium-weight wovens, medium to heavier knits. Jacket Felted wool, linen, rayon, crepe, ponte knit, novelty weaves.

    Sizes XS to XXL

    $35.00
  • Schoolmistresses Shirtwaist & Skirt
    Based on the vintage uniform of the 19th century schoolmarm, this two-piece outfit features a classic "shirtwaist" or blouse with beautifully different scalloped front opening and flattering princess lines. Wear it with the sweeping seven-gore skirt with optional bias trim.

    Suggested fabrics: Light to medium-weight soft or crisp fabrics such as cotton broadcloth, poplin or denim; silk; linen; or blends. The Skirt can also be made from light to medium-weight wool, corduroy or velveteen.

    Multi-sized: Misses 8 – 14
    $36.00
  • Sew Accessorized
    Scarves take no space in a suitcase and are wonderful for expanding your travel wardrobe or pulling your whole look together. The scarves can be worn in several ways. Just pull them through a loop or the Scrunchie for many different looks.

    The easy to make Vest-S-Cape will become a wardrobe favourite. Wear it as a simple cape or quickly change to an assortment of vests looks to wear over a basic dress, pants or even a swimsuit.

    Multi-sized: XS – 3XL
    $29.00
  • Shapely Shirt
    Slimming and sexy, this fitted shirt with cuffs and collar has button front closure, shaped shirt-tail hem, and flattering under bust darts. The cuffs can be closed with buttons or purchased cuff links and may be worn turned back at the wrist or long, extending to the knuckles.

    The Shapely Shirt is close fitting and designed to be cut from light to medium weight fabrics with 10 to 25% stretch. Blends of Cotton, Rayon or Polyester with 3% Spandex make ideal choices.

    Suggested Fabrics: Light to medium weight fabrics with 10 to 25% stretch. Blends of cotton, rayon or polyester with 3% spandex are ideal.

    Multi-sized: 14 – 24
    $27.00
  • Shapely Zip Front Vest
    Shapely, elegant and slimming – don't be shy! It's the curves that agree with you and reduce what you've been trying to hide. Options include lined and unlined bias-trimmed versions with straight or curvy hemlines.

    Make it up in crepe or nubby silk noile for the latest fashion trend.
    $27.00
  • Sharon's Blouse

    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
  • Shell Seeker
    Loose-fitting with patterns and directions for 10 pockets allows hands free purse free mobility and convenience.

    Create a one-of-a-kind garment with safe-keeping space for your cash, shopping list, travel documents, comb and lipstick, passport, maps, sketch book and pen. Includes wardrobe plans.

    Multi-sized: 6 – 20
    $29.00
  • Shirred Top & Princess Wrap

    Shirred Top: Self-lined, tight-fitting top with bateau neckline and shirred bodice with sleeve variations. This top is as beautiful inside as out and is fun to make. The shirring is encased inside the self-lining beautifully and is interesting to sew. Once you have finished sewing the top, turn it right side out and you will be thrilled at the results!

    Princess Wrap Top: Close-fitting, pullover, princess seam, wrap top with gathered waistline detail and sleeve variations. This pullover, wrap top "wraps" high on the bustline and flatters the waistline with gathers and shaping.It offers a great shaped cap sleeve or a long sleeve to cut at any length.

    Suggested Fabrics:Lightweight stretch knits with at least 80% crosswise stretch. Jersey fabrics with Lycra (i.e. rayon, wool, polyester, cotton, velvet etc).

    $25.00
  • Shirts of Russia & Ukraine
    These popular shirts reflect a merging of European and Central Asian traditions, and can easily be lengthened for versatile dress or robe styles. Three neck opening variations, including centre front and side front. Make the basic design quickly and then embellish it with authentic embroidery motifs. Historical lore and embroidery instructions included.

    Suggested fabrics: Light or medium-weight soft fabrics such as cotton, broadcloth, linen, chambray, muslin, rayon challis, lightweight wool or silk.

    Multi-sized: Misses 6 – 20; Men's 32 – 48
    $36.00
  • Siena & Cortona Shirts

    Siena: Cap sleeve, button front shirt has back yoke and pleat, collar and stand. Side panels taper at hip and sew into mid-sleeve.

    Cortona: Button front shirt has all-in-one collar and stand, bust darts extending from contour dart/seam. Back gathers. Side seamsslant towards back. Three-quarter length sleeves with narrow button band.

    Suggested Fabrics

    • Siena: Shirtweight linen, cotton, silk. Stable knit.
    • Cortona: Shirtweight linen, cotton, silk. Stable knit.

    Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

    $35.00
  • South Asian Tops & Wraps
    An exotic mini-wardrobe with Burmese jacket, Thai wrap blouse, and Indian choli to wear with a sari. Pattern also gives instructions for making three types of knotted frog closures and wearing the traditional sarong skirts and sari. Lengthen the tops for different looks or to showcase luscious fabrics.

    Suggested fabrics: For the Burmese Jacket and Thai Blouse, choose medium-weight cotton, silk or lightweight wool. For the Choli, choose light to medium-weight cotton or silk. For the sari and sarong wraps, choose lightweight silks, synthetics or cottons. Sarong can also be made from wool jersey, challis or crepe. Fabrics with nap or one-way prints are not suitable for jacket or blouse.

    Multi-sized: Misses S – 3XL
    $36.00
  • Stella & Luna Tops
    Stella: Pull-over, hip-length top has bias cowl set into deep v-neckline, wrist-length sleeves and stitched hems.

    Luna: Hip-length, loose fitting top has wide front drape with flat underlay panel. Lower front points lap over and button. Back neck binding with back zipper. Short sleeves have darts and tucked cuffs. Underlay panel and cuffs can be made with contrasting fabric.

    Suggested Fabrics
    Stella: Lt. wt. wovens, silk, linen, cotton voile, challis and wool. Knits and fleece. Wrong side of fabric will show.
    Luna: Lt. wt. wovens, cotton voile, shirtings, silk, linen and challis.

    Notions
    Stella: Thread
    Luna: 22.5cm Invisible Zipper, Two 1cm buttons, Thread

    Multi-sized: XS – XXL
    $35.00
  • Straight Shirt

    Button-down, fingertip length shirt/jacket with deep armholes and full sleeves that taper from elbow and bunch at the wrist. This is a very popular piece. A great alternative to a jacket.

    Multi-sized: 4 – 22

    $25.00
  • Sweater Twin Set
    Pair up the round neck Pullover Sweater with the V-neck Cardigan for easy soft dressing. The Cardigan and Pullover feature short or long sleeves, optional shoulder pads, side slits, and topstitched hems. Both pieces go together fast with self-fabric trim.

    Suggested Fabrics: Knit fabrics with 25% or more stretch.

    Included Sizes: 14 – 24
    $27.00