With its geometric contrast yoke detail and stylishly simple shape, I AM Patterns’ Flora Top Sewing Pattern is a modern staple to dress up or down.
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This issue’s Flora Top by I AM Patterns is a staple shift-style top with a twist; its unique contrast yoke detail means you can get creative with contrast colours, prints and textures. It’s a clever way to use your offcuts for an eco-friendly make, too!
The Flora Top is an exlcusive pattern from I AM Patterns. Find out more about their range over at www.iampatterns.fr
Our instructions will take you through key construction techniques, such as adding sleeves, facings and darts, for a project that’ll boost your wardrobe and your sewing skills. This is a pull-on top with no fiddly fastenings for a simple sew.
The Flora Top Sewing Pattern
UK sizes 6-20 (US 4-18, EUR 34-38)
- Make a neckline yoke
- Attach sleeves
- Insert darts
- Add facings
You will need:
- Fabric: 1.4mx140cm (13⁄4ydx55in), for the top
- 20x60cm (8x24in), for the yoke
- Matching thread
- Basic sewing kit
Light and medium-weight fabrics such as crepe, chambray, poplin, cotton twill, cotton flannel, viscose or thin denim. We used woven viscose fabrics from www.stoffstil.co.uk