Tilly and The Buttons Sewing Pattern - Nora Top
Fill your wardrobe with quick and easy Nora tops. This modern style sweater or t-shirt has a boxy, oversized shape with drop shoulders and wide sleeves. Incredibly versatile, make it in a variety of fabrics – from jersey to sweater knits – to see you through the year in style.
Choose from slouchy high neck or narrow neckband; short, elbow-length or extra-long sleeves; with longline hem or cropped and stepped deep hem with side splits. Once you make one, you’ll be hooked!
Nora includes jargon-busting instructions, helpful sewing tips, and colour photos showing you each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.
Skill Level: Confident beginners
Fabric suggestions: Light to medium-weight knit fabric with at least 10% crosswise stretch, such as lightweight jersey, interlock, ponte, sweater knits, French terry or stretch velvet. TIP: Buy a bit extra and pre-wash it to allow for shrinkage before cutting.
You'll also need: optional: 0.3m (3/8yd) ribbing/cuffing for narrow neckband (or use same fabric as above), matching thread, 0.3m (3/8yd) of 6-9mm (1/4in) satin ribbon, stay tape, clear elastic or strips of knit interfacing, ballpoint needle for your sewing machine, sewing machine and basic tools (a rotary cutter and mat are useful)