** THIS IS A PDF PATTERN. YOU WILL RECEIVE A LINK TO DOWNLOAD THE DIGITAL FILES IN YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAIL AFTER PURCHASE**
PLEASE NOTE: THIS PDF SEWING PATTERN IS A ZERO WASTE PATTERN, WHICH MEANS IT COMPRISES OF INSTRUCTIONS TO DRAW SHAPES DIRECTLY ONTO YOUR FABRIC. THERE ARE NO PATTERN PIECES TO PRINT OUT AND TAPE TOGETHER.
Available in sizes:
This pattern is for Size 1 (EU 36 - 44)
This is a 'one size' pattern which comes in two size ranges. If you would like the Size 2, please see our other listing.
This zero waste pattern is a downloadable PDF Instruction booklet. It is designed to be drawn directly onto your fabric by using small templates which you can make yourself, or print easily on a home printer. You draw your garment pieces directly onto your fabric by following the step by step instructions. Pieces are broken up into simple blocks which can be modified easily to change lengths, add/remove different design elements and accommodate changing fabric widths.
Sewing Level: Beginner
This is an oversized cropped shirt made using Zero Waste Pattern Cutting. It has a dropped shoulder, neck band and button front closure. Length of bodice is easily adjustable to your preference. The width of the garment is variable depending on the fabric width you use. Comes with 2 simple hack options.
Sewing machine, iron, chalk or dissolvable pen, scissors, large right angle ruler and/or long straight ruler.
PDF Pattern/Instruction Booklet: Includes measurements in both metric (centimetres) and US imperial (inches). Booklet/Templates are printable on both A4 or US Letter Paper size. You can check the 'Table of Contents' in the PDF booklet to see which page numbers include Templates for printing.
An additional FREE tutorial for creating a longer gathered sleeve for this style is available here.
Suitable for beginners and up.
*Based on using a fabric that is 145cm / 57 inches wide. You can make this top larger or smaller by choosing a fabric with a wider or narrower width.
-Length, shoulder to hem: 54 cm / 21 1/4 inches
-Body circumference: 125cm / 49 1/4 inches
-Sleeve length, neck to sleeve hem: 30cm / 11 3/4 inches
-Sleeve/bicep circumference: 53cm / 20 3/4 inches
Ideal in a woven linen or cotton with a weight of approx 150-200gsm.
Recommended Width: 135cm - 155cm / 53 - 61 inches
Yardage required: 90cm / 35 1/2 inches (approx 1 yard)
Requires 3 buttons (depending on your chosen garment size) approx 20mm / 3/4 inch in size. It is also optional to use a lightweight fusing for the neck band, this is only recommended for very fine fabrics.