Tops

  • Shopper's Vest
    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
  • 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
  • Stephanie's Blouse

    This blouse has so many possibilities. Make one, make ten, you will find so many combinations of fabrics that work well. An open area for embroidery in the shoulder/neckline area make this a great classic, especially done in white cotton with tone on tone thread. The cup sizing is shown in the princess seam from armhole to hem.

    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
  • 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
  • T-Shirt Trifecta
    T-Shirt Trifecta has three unique t-shirts to enhance your wardrobe.

    View 1 is sewn by serger with the seams to the outside for an interesting designer detail. It has a neckband, flounces at the lower edge of the garment and 3/4 length sleeves. Add decorative fabric patches which have been painted, embroidered or foiled to make your t-shirt one of a kind.

    View 2 is a tunic length t-shirt with side slits and a zipper pocket in the diagonal seam. It has a turned collar and facings on the 3/4 length sleeves which turn to the outside. Made from a stripe or solid, it will be a wardrobe favourite.

    View 3 is a comfortable tunic length t-shirt with seams which form points at the sides for a flattering look. The short sleeves are a flirty flounce shape.

    Any sleeve can be used on any view, plus the neckband and collar on View 1 and 2 are interchangeable. With this pattern, you've hit the Trifecta.

    Suggested Fabrics: Knits such as cotton/spandex, slinky, rayon, bamboo or ponte double knit.

    Multi-sized: XS – 3XL
    $29.00
  • Taffy Top
    This yummy pull-on has modified boat neck with side ties to yield that pulled taffy look. Add short sleeves and you have a winning look. For versatility in your menu, you will want to make it with and without the ties.
    $18.00
  • Taipei Top & Trousers

    An unusual top that flows with creative elegance. Raglan sleeves set in to a rectangle-shaped body create this unique piece.

    The design includes three neckline options: bias edge, shirt collar or cowl. The front pleated trousers feature vertical "buttonhole" welt pockets and elastic side and back waistband.

    Sizes included: XS – 5XL

    $22.00
  • Three Tee's
    Loose-fitting Tee with several variations. Short sleeve or long sleeve, round neck or turtleneck, tee shirt, tunic or dress length.
    Suggested Fabrics: Two-way stretch fabrics. LYCRA blend fabrics such as Slinky, Rayon/LYCRA Jersey or Cotton/LYCRA KnitMulti-sized: 4 - 22


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    $25.00
  • Tie Back Top

    Tie Back Top: Multi-sized. Self-lined, close-fitting, mid-hip length, pullover top with gathered bustline and front crossover long ties. Completely self lined with THE most interesting bust line/tie construction, this top is super flattering and fun to sew.

    Options to the tie in back include shortening the ties for a front knot or ending the ties inside the side seams. A simple straight skirt or full leg pants are the perfect finish for this great top!

    Suggested Fabrics: Knits of all kinds with at least 50% crosswise stretch.

    $25.00
  • Topnotch Tunic
    All sizes (XS-3XL) included in pattern. The Topnotch Tunic is flattering and offers comfort plus the benefit of pockets. Wear it with slim pants or a skirt for a great outfit. The multi-size pattern and princess lines make fitting your tunic easy. View 1 buttons up the front and has full length sleeves with a contrast band at the wrist. Wear it open and over a t-shirt as a cute jacket. View 2 has 3/4 length sleeves with contrast bands and three buttons at the front neck. Both views slip on over the head for easy wearing and the backs are accented with a button tab. There are two handy pockets plus an optional hidden pocket that hangs inside from the underarm seam. Instructions on how to do serger trim and lots of other fun ideas are included.Fabric Choices: Knits such as Ponte double knit, rayon, poly, cotton/spandex, slinky.
    $29.00
  • Trio T-Shirt, Top & Pants
    T-Shirt: Shaped t-shirt has three-quarter length raglan sleeves, narrow neck binding and double stitched hems.

    Top: Easy fit, sleeveless short top or jacket has inset back yoke with eased seam, small tailored collar and neck band, and eight-button front closure.

    Pants: Ankle length pants have long cargo pockets with top button or optional zipper closure sewn into side panel seams. Elastic waistband with flat front.

    Suggested fabrics:
    T-Shirt: Knits in Cotton, Rayon/Viscose, Polyester, Silk
    Top: Lt. to Med.-wt. Rayon/Viscose, Linen, Wool, Cotton, Silk, Blends, Tweed, Novelties
    Pants: Lt. to Med.-wt. Linen, Wool, Cotton, Silk, Blends

    Multi-sized: XS – XXL

    $35.00
  • Tunic Blouse
    This is a tunic length, slim fitting, long sleeve blouse with side slits. the sleeves features two different cuffs. Shoulder pads are optional.

    Multi-sized: XXS - XXL
    $20.00
  • Tunic Length Vest
    A versatile "Bread & Butter" piece to extend your wardrobe. Use the instructions inside to create a jumper. Wear with the Short Sleeve Shell under, or with a longer looser Short Sleeve Shell over for the look of skirt and top without the waist issues. Instructions are for lined and unlined versions. Great candidate for wearable art projects.

    Suggested Fabrics: Light to medium weight wool, silk, linen, textured rayon, microfibres in woven or knit with 25% or less stretch.

    Multi-sized: 14 – 24
    $27.00