Nora Top Pattern by Tilly and the Buttons (1022)
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.
All Tilly and the Buttons patterns are printed in the UK on sturdy FSC certified paper using vegetable inks.
Format: Printed Sewing Pattern
Sizes: UK 6-20
Skill level: Confident Beginner
Fabric suggestions: Light- to medium-weight knit fabric with at least 10% crosswise stretch, such as jersey, interlock, ponte, sweater knits or stretch velvet.
Short sleeve round neck: 1.1m (1¼yd) x 150cm (60in) OR 1.9m (2 1/8 yd) x 115cm (45in)
Elbow-length sleeve round neck: 1.3m (1½yd) x 150cm (60in) OR 2m (2¼yd) x 115cm (45in)
Long sleeve high neck: 1.5m (1 5/8yd) x 150cm (60in) OR 2.5m (2 ¾yd) x 115cm (45in)
Optional: 0.3m (3/8yd) ribbing for narrow neckband (or use same fabric as above)
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
Optional: Overlocker (serger)
See separate image for pattern sizes/body measurements
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