Simplicity 8061 - Basic Top For Beginners


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These essential tops are a must have staple for every wardrobe. Pattern includes short sleeves or sleeveless, and with neckline variations including scoop, crew, V-neck and square. There is a single back button and loop closure. This is the perfect beginner pattern, and in fact we teach this top on our introduction to dressmaking course.

Sizes: K5 (8-16) and U5 (16-24) UK

Suitable fabrics: light to mediumweight wovens, including linen, cotton, chambray and silks. It is a versatile shape.

Requires: interfacing and button

See image for pattern sizing and fabric requirements