Agnes Shirt Pattern
Learn to sew your own jersey tops with the Agnes pattern by Tilly and the Buttons. This sewing pattern includes an easy-to-use guide featuring step-by-step photo instructions and helpful tips for stitching jersey on a regular sewing machine – no overlocker or serger required!
Agnes is a close-fitting jersey top, speedy to sew and simple to fit, finished with a narrow band at the neckline. Choose from long or cropped sleeves; plain or ruched sleeves; scoop neckline or ruched sweetheart neckline - eight possible combinations. Irresistibly wearable and endlessly versatile, Agnes is destined to become a wardrobe staple that you’ll make again and again!
Notions: thread; ballpoint or stretch needle for your sewing machine; 25cm (10”) x 6-8mm wide clear elastic, ribbon, or stay tape to stabilize the shoulders.
Additional Optional Notions: 0.5m (20”) x 5mm wide woven or braided elastic for the ruched sleeves and neckline
Suggested Fabrics: Light- to medium-weight stretch knit fabrics, such as cotton jersey, viscose jersey or wool jersey. Check that the fabric can be stretched crosswise at least 25% wider than its original width.
Skill Level: Improvers
Fabric Requirements: 1.5m (1 5/8 yds) x 147cm (58”) wide for all sizes OR 1.5m (1 5/8 yds) x 115cm (45”) wide for sizes 1-5 OR 2.3m (2½ yds) x 115cm (45”) wide for sizes 6-8
SIZES (BODY MEASUREMENTS)
|1 (UK 6 / US 2 / EUR 34)||76cm (30in)||61cm (24in)||84cm (33in)|
|2 (UK 8 / US 4 / EUR 36)||81cm (32in)||66cm (26in)||89cm (35in)|
|3 (UK 10 / US 6 / EUR 38)||86.5cm (34in)||71cm (28in)||94cm (37in)|
|4 (UK 12 / US 8 / EUR 40)||91.5cm (36in)||76cm (30in)||99cm (39in)|
|5 (UK 14 / US 10 / EUR 42)||96.5cm (38in)||81cm (32in)||104cm (41in)|
|6 (UK 16 / US 12 / EUR 44)||101.5cm (40in)||86.5cm (34in)||109cm (43in)|
|7 (UK 18 / US 14 / EUR 46)||106.5cm (42in)||91.5cm (36in)||114cm (45in)|
|8 (UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48)||112cm (44in)||96.5cm (38in)||119.5cm (47in)|