Intermediate | 46 min
Taught by Fancy Tiger
Jaime and Amber from Fancy Tiger Crafts take you step-by-step through sewing their iconic Sailor Top. This wardrobe classic works up beautifully in light to medium-weight woven fabrics and is written in six sizes (ranging from a bust size of 32" to 45"). The Sailor Top is not only flattering for every body type, but it is also great for building skills – you will learn how to make a gathered yoke, insert raglan sleeves, and hem raw edges, amongst many other useful techniques. Download the included pattern and start whipping up this sassy staple.
Learn how to:
  • Assemble the pattern and cut out pieces
  • Create a gathered neckline
  • Make sleeve and neck facings
  • Create a hem
 
What you’ll get:
  • Detailed class by the well-known design team of Fancy Tiger on how to make your own sailor top
  • 7 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Step-by-step instruction and a downloadable PDF pattern included - $16 value
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
01:17
Materials
00:53
Construct Top
05:12
03:22
09:21
08:33
06:16
Finish Top
02:30
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • Light to medium-weight woven fabric (yardage depends on size and fabric width – see pattern PDF for fabric requirements)
  • Thread in matching color
  • Tape (for taping paper pattern pieces together)
  • Paper scissors (for cutting out paper pattern pieces)
  • Fabric shears
  • Pinking shears
  • Pins
  • Measuring tape
  • Thread snips
  • Sewing gauge
  • Chalk
  • Swedish tracing paper (optional)
  • Sewing machine
  • Ironing board
  • Iron
  • Sleeve board (optional)
Discussion
Notes
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Transcript