Earlier this year we decided that we really wanted to release a sewing pattern as a free pdf download. And, well, here she is! The Polly Top is a super simple project, perfect for anyone who is a total newbie to sewing patterns or a quick and easy sew for the slightly more experienced.
The Polly Top is a woven tank top with clean lines and a tab hem, Polly features a contrast panel at the front allowing for endless colour and fabric combinations, as well as shaping the bust without the need for darts. Simple and quick to make, but don’t let that fool you; The Polly Top provides just the right amount of challenge, encouraging you to hone your skills sewing curves and making your own bias tape to bind the neckline and armholes.
Polly’s a pretty flexible gal so have a go making her up in any of the following; light to medium weight wovens such as cotton lawn, quilting, voile, shirting, poplin, batiste, broderie, flannel, lace, drapey fabrics such as silk crepe de chine, silk charmeuse, chiffon, habotai, rayon, wool crepe; even knits such as ponte, double knit and viscose jersey.
Check out the gorgeous Polly modelling her very own top below.
All photos by Rory DCS
Although your Polly Top download includes written instructions, this time we also decided to create a sewalong video for those of you who feel that you might need a little more help. (And for those of you looking for some silliness, please do skip forward to 12:13...)
So, do you wanna make her?? We hope so! All you need to do is go to the product page right here, add the Polly Top to your cart, checkout as normal and you'll be emailed the pdf immediately.
As ever, we absolutely love seeing our patterns out in the wild and so please do share away!
Cannot wait to see what you make. x