Tilly and the Buttons - Agnes Top

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£15.50
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!

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!

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. Fabrics with 5% spandex, elastine or Lycra should be stretchy enough for Agnes.

SUPPLIES:
*Fabric 1.5m (1 5/8 yards) x 147cm (58in) wide for all sizes
1.5m (1 5/8 yards) x 115cm (45in) wide for sizes 1-5
2.3m (2 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)