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Cara Top Sewing Pattern PDF


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The Cara Top is a simple summer blouse that's flexible enough to wear in a wafty muslin at the beach or in a smarter silk as part of a wedding two-piece. It comes with 2 length options, shorter to sit right on the hip or a little longer to hit the top of the thigh.

It is a simple piece to make which means it’s a great project for beginners, however this doesn’t mean we cut corners on the construction quality. You’ll be using french seam construction and you’ll have the option of a double fold hem or a flat binding to finish the hem and armholes.

Sizing: Sizes 4 - 28 (with PDF Layers)

Skill level: Suitable for beginners and early makers.

You can search Instagram for customer makes with the hashtag #mscaratop

Construction techniques: French seam, darts, collar, hemming or flat binding, button stands and buttons & button holes

Suitable fabrics: Light weight cottons and linens are perfect for this style

Fabric requirements: Our lay-plans are always done on a single layer of fabric to reduce wastage. 

Self Fabric width 150cm | Sizes 6 - 12 = 90cm | Sizes 14 - 20 = 150cm | Sizes 18 - 20 = 160cm

Self Fabric width 110cm | Sizes 6 - 12 = 150cm | Sizes 14 - 20 = 150cm | 

Sizes 18 - 20 = 160cm

Materials list: Self Fabric (see above), 5 x small buttons, 1 x spool of thread, either matching or contrast, a small strip of fusing for the buttons stands

Pages to print: Instructions - 12, A4/US Letter - 22, A0 - 1

Customer Reviews

Based on 47 reviews
Sharron Rawson

Burda Style Sewing Pattern Pants

Bob woven pants Had to redraft

The quality of the paper was excellent.
I don't know about the smaller sizes, but the larger ones were not like the picture. They ballooned out like crazy from the top and didn't seem drafted for the proportion changes that come with larger size. I could have put on my wig and nose, hopped on a unicycle and had a day under the big top.
Lucky I did a test fit with calico.

I had to do a tiny full derrière adjustment as the back crotch length was just a little shy.

I took huge amounts out of the top and top leg to bring them back to the gentle curve in the picture that seems like it should curve out most in the mid and lower leg area. I also had to redraft the bottom leg and ankle somewhat - it was way too wide.

It ended up being good, but the amount of work required to get them right was prodigious. I could have just drafted them from scratch to be honest, with the amount of work. I'm reluctant to try other larger sizes patterns from here now, not for me!

Workers trousers

I am looking forward to making these trousers, I love the style and shape of them

Orinda Wells

Easy to use

Lesley Stewart
Pattern hard copy

Easy clear instructions to follow
Dresses turned lovely
Prompt delivery


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