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Be Mine Balloon Sleeve Top

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  • Instant download.
  • Includes sizes 4-30.
  • Easy to follow, detailed instructions.
  • Intermediate techniques made easy.
  • For woven fabrics.
  • Relaxed fit.

The Be Mine Balloon Sleeve Top sewing pattern boasts striking balloon sleeves & subtle details, making it a must-have addition to your wardrobe.

It’s drafted in a range of sizes from 4 to 30, so you can create this on-trend piece for yourself. You can even mix & match the balloon sleeve with other patterns in the PE woven range.

Includes layered print at home, A0 copy shop & projector files.

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    • Sleeve - 3/4 balloon sleeve with bound hem finish.
    • Necklines - High, mid & low rounded neckline.
    • Neck facing.
    • Centre front & back seam detail - optional topstitching.
    • Buttoned beck neck opening (can be omitted).
    • Fit - Easy fit, flared silhouette, relaxed shoulder-line.
    • Hemline - Wide hem facing or narrow hem finish. 
    • Lengths - regular & tall cutting lines.
    • FBA - 2 & 3 size full bust adjustment (FBA) pattern pieces provided.
    • Sizes 4-30.
    • Print at home, A0 & projector.


    • Add an elastic hem.
    • Remove back neck opening.
    • Add front neck opening. 
    • Moving the bust dart. 

    Designed with a timeless round neckline and a relaxed flared hem, it offers various options, including a chic turned-up finish, a wide panelled hemline, or a blousy cinched look with an elastic hemline.

    The sleeve hem is gathered into a narrow binding that sits loosely around the lower arm. Our balloon sleeve is characterised by a high curve at the front of the arm & low curve at the back.  

    Easy fit silhouette with a relaxed shoulder line. Sleeve is voluminous. Waistline is not defined. Hemline is flared.

    • Size 4-30.
    • View our size chart here.

    INSTANT DOWNLOAD! Receive the sewing patterns instantly after purchasing.

    SIZES INCLUDED: Size 4-30. All sizes are included in your purchase.

    FORMATS: This sewing patterns come in several formats, so you can use the one that suits you. All are included in your purchase.

    • Print at home (A4 / US Letter size).
    • Print at copy shop (A0 size).
    • Projector files (large font, full pattern pieces).

      COMPREHENSIVE TUTORIAL: We make the tricky bits easy.

      Our in-depth tutorial includes detailed info on sizing, fabric choice, printing & more. It features vibrant colour photos & clear instructions to sew this garment. Plus real-life inspiration across various sizes from fellow sewists.

      SEAM ALLOWANCE: Included in our patterns & specified on the pattern & in the tutorial.

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      FABRIC REQUIREMENTS: View the chart here.

      FABRIC SUGGESTIONS:Woven fabrics including Linen, Linen blends, Rayon & Rayon Challis, Viscose, Broderie Anglaise, Cotton Voile, Lightweight Poplin & Batiste, Crepe (woven)*, Light shirting fabrics including Chambray, Modal (woven), Seersucker, Tencel, Viscose.

      Note: Cotton fabrics in an easy fit, flared garment with voluminous sleeves will add volume & may feel larger on the body. Quilting cotton are not recommended.

      SUPPLIES & TRIMS: lightweight interfacing (fusing) for the neck facing. 10mm (3/8") button (optional).

      Mix and match the sleeves on the following sewing patterns:

      View the Mashable Sleeves List here. Scroll to the bottom for woven.


      Tutorial: Includes comprehensive step by step instructions with plenty of photos. 

      3 Pattern Formats: Print at home, A0 copy shop & large font projector file (select coloured or black size lines). All options are included. 

      Projector files for this pattern include multi-coloured and black size lines, large text and full pattern pieces. Plus centre fold lines so you can cut on the fold if needed.

      • PRINT AT HOME PATTERN: In A4 or Letter.
      • COPY SHOP PATTERN: A0 size (ask for plan print).
      • PROJECTOR PATTERN: Large front with (1) Multi coloured size lines & (2) Black size lines
      • LAYERED: Yes.
      • SIZES: AU 4-30. 
      • SKILL LEVEL: Fast & easy.
      • FABRIC TYPE: Woven.
      • MEASUREMENTS: All patterns are in metric (cms) & imperial (inches).
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      Customer Reviews

      Based on 178 reviews
      This is so beautiful!

      I absolutely love this pattern I feel so beautiful in this blouse, I'm on my third blouse it's nice to wear dressed up or casual.

      Thanks, Lilly! So happy to hear you love the pattern and are enjoying making multiple blouses!

      Janette T.
      Be Mine Balloon Sleeves Top

      This is a great pattern, the instructions are very detailed, I love all the different options and the photographs showing the blouse made up. I’m very happy I purchased this pattern.

      Janette, we're thrilled you loved the pattern and found the instructions helpful. Enjoy making more beautiful blouses!

      S S.
      Be mine baloon sleeve top

      Loved sewing this up...sizing was perfect and I appreciated the clear detailed instructions......I have sewn to things from the pattern Emporium now, this top and take a chance dress. both were so easy to sew, I have made two of each!!!

      Thanks! We're so glad you loved sewing this up and found the sizing perfect. Happy to hear you’ve enjoyed multiple patterns!

      Christine W.
      Great blouse.

      Made this relatively quickly. Very easy to follow instructions.

      Christine, we're thrilled you found the pattern easy to follow and enjoyed making the blouse!

      Balloon sleeve top

      Fantastic pattern, I will hopefully make many more 😀

      Thrilled to hear you found the pattern fantastic. Happy sewing many more blouses!