Tops

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Townsend Tunic & Pant

    Great pinafore dress. Wear with long sleeve T or undershirt, a collared shirt or under a jacket like Marisha or Peplone. Comes with a wide legged pant pattern. Pictured in a textured cotton

    Multi-sized XS – 2XL

    $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
  • Tuxedo Wrap Vest
    Curves and an asymmetric "look" play a trick on the eye. Your measurements are reduced by a third. It's magic! Use the instructions to create a bias trimmed, lined or reversible version. Try it in black for evening – beautiful!

    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
  • Twice as Nice
    The reversible sleeveless top has side slits. Under one arm is a pocket that flips from one side to the other. It is perfect for hiding some spare cash or a credit card.

    The reversible pants come in three lengths with elasticised waist. One side has two zip front pockets and the other has side seam invisible zipper pockets. There is also a flip pocket for a passport or traveller’s cheques.

    Multi-sized: XS – 3XL
    $24.00