Springfield Top

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Pattern format

Make room in your closet for the Springfield Top! This woven shell is ideal for layering under a cardigan or pairing with dark jeans and your favorite heels. View A features a loose, swingy silhouette and optional hem band, while View B uses back princess seams to beautifully skim your curves. Both variations have scooped necklines, back yokes, and comfortably split side seams. Bring on the weekend!

Product information

SEWING LEVEL

Beginner.

SIZING

12 to 28, in three cup sizes (C/D, E/F, G/H). See Sizing Guide.

RECOMMENDED FABRIC

Light to midweight woven fabric such as cotton lawn, linen, chambray, rayon, crepe or silk. 

Bias facings are suitable for lightweight fabric only (Store-bought bias tape can also be used). 

NOTIONS

Universal needle, thread. 

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Customer Reviews

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S.
Excellent pattern, beautiful basic for your wardrobe!

This is a really well drafted woven tank top. The neckline hugs the body, the armseyes cover your bra and the cup size alteration is already done for you! Love the narrow bias facings that finish the neck and armseyes. It may look basic, but is such an essential piece in a wardrobe and you need this top. Under a sweater in winter or with a skirt for summer, this is a beautiful addition to anyone’s closet.

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J.B.
Great beginner project

This was my first ever piece of clothing I’ve sewn for myself.... very happy with how easy it was to put together, very clear instructions, and great tutorial. I made it in a straight 14 C/D bust, In view A to keep it simple, with quilters cotton, basically it was on the clearance rack, so thought it would be good to try as a muslin. I had two fitting issues, a gaping neckline, but have read and watched Jenny’s tutorial on how to fix this for my next one. And feels a bit tight at the arm holes when I bring my shoulders forward? Not sure if and where I should size up? Looking forward to sewing it in a more Swingy and flowing material next time and feeling pretty proud that I nearly managed get the fit right, and I sewed all the seams with a french seams.

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C.M.
Simple wardrobe staple that is perfect for a beginner

I purchased this pattern as a first garment attempt, and while the first one was wearable, there were some fit issues that Jenny was happy to help with! I cannot get over the availability of help from this company, from the well written instructions, to the sew along tutorials, to the social media presence. I ended up with a custom fit pattern that I used to make several tops that are perfect for layering under cardigans and blazers at the office.

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C.B.
Springfield Top

Nice to find a pattern for large cup sizes. This is a bit of a learning curve for me. Sewing for a larger me is challenging. Should have made one from muslin as suggested. I am adjusting the top I am making now. In the past, the neck and armhole facings were wider. Have a little worry about making the skinny ones look good. All in all I think it will be nice.

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Have made two and have another in the works

I made the Springfield after making the Dolman. I really like this top, as it is comfortable in the warm fall weather but will also be wearable as a layering piece when it cools down. I enrolled in the "Pattern Hacks" workshop and the "Fit for Curves" and found both of them to be very helpful. The courses are different but complimentary and the quality of the content is excellent.