The Free Top Pattern Ulyssia was published in the French website coudresurmesure.fr and is available in European Sizes 40-52 (US Sizes 8 – 20). This design is very versatile and can be used for different seasons – use florals for spring or use darker colors during fall.
This top is designed for stretch fabrics and there is a huge variety of colors and prints you can choose from.
Free Top Pattern Ulyssia Download
Skill level: experience sewer (This pattern is easy to sew but it does not include sewing instructions)
Download Size 40 (8)
Download Size 42 (10)
Download Size 44 (12)
Download Size 46 (14)
Download Size 48 (16)
Download Size 50 (18)
Download Size 52 (20)
Solid colors are always a good option and you can play with many different combinations. Prints, as shown in this example also look great.
For warm weather or summer, you can use short sleeves. To add variety and interest, you can also modify the hem line.
Another option is to make a sleeveless top.
Sewing with Knits
Sewing with knits can be tricky at the beginning, but once you learn the basics it is even easier than sewing with woven fabrics. Below are some tips:
- Cut with a Rotary Cutter.
- Use Ball Point Jersey Machine Needles
- A Serger will make your job a lot easier, but if you don’t have a serger you can use a zig zag stitch.
- Use a Stretch Twin Needles for the finishing (hem and sleeves)
This is a nice top, very easy to sew and you can wear it in many different ways. I hope you find it useful.
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