Bandeau Top Sewing Pattern

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The Bandeau Top: A quick gorgeous sew for those hot summer days. Fully lined with elasticated top and bottom edges, single or double flounces, and optional tie, this garment is unique and summery.

Instant download digital sewing pattern. Includes Women’s Sizes 1-10 and Women’s Curvy Sizes 6C-15C.

• Optional single or double flounces
• Optional neck tie

• Beginner friendly
• Fully lined
• Elasticated top and bottom edges
• Packed with pro tips and expert advice
• Includes full size, print-at-home pattern pieces
• Includes step-by-step tutorial with photos
• Instant-download digital sewing pattern

  • You can use any mid to light-weight woven or knit fabric for this Top.
  • You can use the same fabric for main and lining.
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You will also need:
  • 1/2 inch wide elastic - approximately 4 yards will be sufficient for all sizes.
  • OPTIONAL Bias Binding for Flounce - double fold bias tape that is 3/8 inches wide when finished. You can buy/make 3/4 inch single fold bias tape and fold it down the middle. Approximately 5 yards will be sufficient for a double flounce for all sizes.
    • NOTE - If using knit fabric, you will need 5 yards of 1 1/2 inch wide strips of fabric. It does not need to be cut on the bias.
  • Thread to match.
  • Sewing machine
  • Optional twin needle
  • Scissors
  • Pins or clips
  • Tape Measure or ruler
  • Tailors chalk/fabric pen
  • Bodkin or turning loop
  • Serger is optional but not required
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How do PDF/ digital patterns work? Simply download, print, and sew. You’ll need a free Adobe Acrobat reader program and any home printer (or a nearby copy shop for A0 printing). Once you’ve printed the pieces, tape or glue them together. You’ll find an easy-to-follow how-to guide inside the pattern instructions, plus support in our Facebook group.

The trim-free pattern comes in A4 or US letter printable sizes and includes full pattern pieces and a detailed tutorial to guide you every step of the way. An A0 format (pattern pieces only) is also included should you wish to have your pattern printed professionally. PDF Layers allow you to select and print only the size/s you want/ need.

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“A quick and easy sew for a cute summer top! Single, double or no flounce option and straps or no straps, the choice is yours. Can be sewn in either knit or woven. The flounce is neatly edged with bias binding with clear step by step guide to help you master this technique”

Sharon Courtney

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