Intermediate | 46 min
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.
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
- Measuring tape
- Thread snips
- Sewing gauge
- Swedish tracing paper (optional)
- Sewing machine
- Ironing board
- Sleeve board (optional)
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