Briarwood Top

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Indulge your bohemian side with the Briarwood Top! This adorably trendy woven top features a gathered bust, seamed bodice with a size zip, and an elasticized square neckline with an optional decorative drawstring. The Briarwood's full raglan sleeves are gathered with elastic at the wrist, and a playful ruffle finishes the hem. With cropped and high-hip length options, the Briarwood is sure to add a touch of whimsy (and style!) to your wardrobe.

This Cashmerette pattern includes:

  • Cup sizes from C to H
  • A sizing calculator which will tell you exactly which size to make
  • A beautifully illustrated and detailed instruction booklet, to guide you no matter your sewing level 
  • A free step-by-step video sewalong

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0-32 in three cup sizes (C/D, E/F, G/H). Includes 33-62” bust and 35-62” hip. Find your size in seconds using our size calculator

Separate files for both size ranges (0-16 and 12-32) are included. How to choose your size range »


Lightweight woven fabrics with a lot of drape such as cotton lawn, cotton eyelet, cotton voile, rayon, linen, or silk.


Universal or microtex needle, thread, 12” (30 cm) invisible zipper (View A), 9” (22 cm) invisible zipper (View B), 21/4 yd (2.1 m) of 1/2” (12 mm) wide elastic.

Optional Notions:

For optional decorative drawstring:
  1. 1/8” (3 – 4 mm) cord or ribbon, or strip of 2” (5 cm) wide bias fabric for rouleau strap plus string or cord to turn strap–length as desired (samples have approximately 32”/81 cm long drawstring).
  2. 2 cord ends (samples have 4mm metal bell cord ends).


Tailor’s ham or rolled up towel, tailor’s chalk or washable marker, zipper foot or invisible zipper foot.


For optional decorative drawstring:

Buttonhole foot, buttonhole chisel or X Acto knife.


Model details

Aimee is wearing the Briarwood Top in view A, size 24 G/H bust, graded to a 32 waist and hips. Her measurements are 49" high bust, 55.5" full bust, 52" waist, and 62" hips, and she is 5' 5".

Brit is wearing a Briarwood Top in view B, size 8 E/F graded to a 10 waist. Her measurements are 34" high bust, 38" full bust, 31" waist, and 41" hip, and she is 5' 6".