Agnes Sewing Pattern By Tilly and the Buttons

£12.50

YOUR NEW FAVOURITE TOP!

Sew your own jersey tops with this easy-to-use guide. This sewing pattern includes step-by-step photo instructions and helpful tips for stitching jersey on a regular sewing machine – no overlocker or serger required!

Agnes is a close-fitting jersey top, speedy to sew and simple to fit, finished with a narrow band at the neckline. Choose from long or cropped sleeves; plain or ruched sleeves; scoop neckline or ruched sweetheart neckline - eight possible combinations. Irresistibly wearable and endlessly versatile, Agnes is destined to become a wardrobe staple that you’ll make again and again!

SKILL LEVEL - Improvers 

FABRIC SUGGESTIONS Light- to medium-weight stretch knit fabrics, such as cotton jersey, viscose jersey or wool jersey. Check that the fabric can be stretched crosswise at least 25% wider than its original width.

SUPPLIES

  • Fabric – 1.5m (1 5/8 yards) x 147cm (58in) wide for all sizes 
    OR 1.5m (1 5/8 yards) x 115cm (45in) wide for sizes 1-5
    OR 2.3m (2½ yards) x 115cm (45in) wide for sizes 6-8
  • Matching thread
  • 25cm (10in) x 6-8mm wide clear elastic, ribbon or stay tape to stabilise the shoulders
  • Optional: 0.5m (20in) x 5mm wide woven or braided elastic for the ruched sleeves and neckline
  • Ballpoint or stretch needle for your sewing machine
  • Sewing machine and basic tools (a rotary cutter and mat are useful)

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