This classic top is quick to make, with no closures to sew and a relaxed fit inspired by the easy elegance of the early 60s.
Version 1 features a center front box pleat and bust darts for shaping. Bias tape finishes the modest scoop neckline as well as the armholes.
Version 2 features a center front box pleat and bust darts for shaping. Bias tape finishes the modest scoop neckline as well as the armholes. This tunic length version has a side seam vent and slight high-low hem, which is finished with a facing.
Version 3 features a center front box pleat and bust darts for shaping. Bias tape finishes the modest scoop neckline. This version includes short set-in sleeves that are finished with a baby hem.
Sizes and Supplies
0 - 26
All-purpose polyester thread, sewing machine needle, 3 1/2 yards of 1/4" double fold bias tape
Lightweight to medium weight fabrics such as cotton voile, lawn, silk, rayon challis, or polyester.
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