Allure Bell Sleeve Top LADIES PDF SEWING PATTERN
Bell Sleeve Top Sewing Pattern for Stretch Knit Fabrics
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The Allure Bell Sleeve Top is a semi-fitted top featuring a two piece sleeve with a flared bell style design. It is designed for stretch knit fabrics. Click here to view style sketches
BELL DESIGNS: There are 3 bell styles to choose from so you can mix and match to create different looks.
Classic has a subtle flare. Great for a small nod to fashion; perfect for a work top.
Modern is a fuller flared bell style. This versatile bell shape works well for casual, chic, day or night & is perfect for layering.
Dramatic is a full circle bell. An awesome statement piece; perfect for a date night top.
SLEEVE LENGTHS: Short, 1/2 above elbow, 1/2 below elbow & 3/4 sleeves
NECKLINES: Deep Scoop, Wide Scoop, Crew Neck &, by popular demand, a V-Neck.
BONUS PATTERN: Also get a plain slimline sleeve in 5 lengths.
Use the body & necklines from the Allure Bell Sleeve top to create a plain sleeve stretch knit top combining your choice of 5 sleeve lengths & 4 necklines.
MAIN FEATURES: Click here to view style sketches
- Designed to be sewn in a variety of stretch knit fabrics
- Banded necklines
- Semi fitted body
- 4 Necklines
- 3 Sleeves
- 3 Bell styles
- Bonus plain sleeve with 5 length options
- Quick sew guide for more experienced sewists
- Easy to follow instructions with extensive photos
- Mashable with other patterns
- Includes fast & easy instructions for a Full or Small Bust Adjustment if required
- Packed full of tips & knowledge from over 20 years in the fashion industry
SKILL LEVEL: This pattern is suitable for the experience beginner. It also includes a 'Quick Sew Guide' for the experience sewist.
SIZE CHART: Click here to see the size chart (PDF)SIZE RANGE: AU Size 6-22 = Bust from 75cm - 120cm (30" - 45")
This pattern is sized using Australian sizing. If you're from another country, the sizing numbers may differ slightly from what you are used to. For example, AU Size 6 = (approximately) US Size 2.
See the pattern for a more detailed outline on choosing the right size for your body.
FULL & SMALL BUST ADJUSTMENTS: We often discuss in our Facebook Group, how different womens bodies are; even those with the same basic measurements. Sometimes little tweaks are needed to provide the perfect fit just for you. For most, this won't be necessary. But for others, it makes the world of difference to fit, comfort level & how confident you feel in your new outfit.
For this reason, this pattern includes a fast & easy guide for a Full or Small Bust Adjustment if required.
(1) The estimates below do not include directional fabrics. I recommend you cut out the pattern & lay the pieces down on a flat surface to help estimate fabric needs for directional fabric.
(2) If you are sewing with rayon, remember to allow for shrinkage & buy a little extra.
(3) Also it’s wise to pre-wash your fabrics.
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS: 4-way stretch fabric with 50-100% horizontal stretch & a minimum of 10% vertical stretch.
Suitable fabrics include ITY, cotton elastane, poly elastane, poly jersey, swimwear fabric, ponte, rayon elastane, rayon bamboo elastane, stretch lace, stretch velour (stretch velvet), double brushd polyester.
* Note: swimwear & leggings fabrics may fit firmer than other fabrics due to the nature of the stretch.
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