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Make It Happen Hilo Top


Let your Make-It-Happen Hilo (MIH) unleash your inner fashionista with it’s eye-catching crossover back and longer lengths.

Try a maxi for a look that will give you instant drama that’s actually really versatile and easy to wear.

Designed for woven fabrics. Go for fabulous fashion prints in fluid rayons, slinky silks, sequins, chiffons, and pair with a slim fitting bottom and some sassy pumps, ankle boots or even a comfy pair of metallic sneakers.

VIDEO: Watch the style video of the Make It Happen Hilo Sewing Pattern. In this video, I outline the features & options you can sew using this pattern. Plus, I show you how different fabrics work in this versatile pattern.

  • Easy fit
  • High-low hemline top
  • 2 Back Designs: 2-piece Crossover Back or 1-piece Back
  • 3 Back Hemlines : mini, midi & maxi.
  • 2 Front Hemlines : high & low.
  • 2 Rounded Necklines: high & low.
  • 3 Arm Styles: sleeveless, plus dolman sleeve & butterfly dolman
  • Designed for your favourite drapey woven fabrics.

    2-piece Crossover Back & 1-piece Back (Sleeveless)

    Crossover Back Make It Happen Hilo Pattern Emporium SewingMake It Happen Hilo Maxi Pattern Emporium Sewing

    Dolman Sleeve 

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    Butterfly Dolman Sleeve - 1-pc Back

    Butterfly Dolman Sleeve Maxi Hilo Top Pattern Emporium Sewing

  • AU 6-24 (US 2-20).
  • Click here for size chart.
  • Upper Bust Measurement 77-120cm (30-47").
  • Measure over SKIN not clothing.
  • See tutorial for more detailed outline of size & fit. 

  • This style is designed for woven drapey fabrics that flow easily.
  • Click here for 1-PC BACK STYLES fabric requirements chart.
  • Click here for 2-PC BACK STYLES fabric requirements chart.
  • FABRIC SUGGESTIONS include Rayon, Cotton Voile, Batiste, Crepe, Lightweight Linen, Georgette, Chiffon, Silk (must drape well). 

  • PATTERN FORMAT: Digital PDF Pattern
  • FILES: Print at home (A4, Letter), A0 copy shop
  • LAYERED: Yes (all paper formats)
  • FABRIC TYPE: Woven
  • SIZES: AU6-24 (US2-20)
  • SKILL LEVEL: Experienced Beginner 

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    All seam allowances are included. See pattern pieces or glossary for details.

    PRINTING: For more details, see the info pages in the beginning of each tutorial. 

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    We do not sell paper patterns.

    This is a downloadable digital PDF pattern. As such, refunds after purchase are not possible.  No further discounts apply during a pattern release.

    This is a downloadable digital PDF sewing pattern. As such, refunds after purchase are not possible. We do not sell printed paper patterns. Discounts cannot be combined.


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