> 10 for Tuesday: Summer Top Sewing Tutorials

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

10 for Tuesday: Summer Top Sewing Tutorials

    10 Free Sewing Tutorials for Summer Tops: tank tops, convertible, halter, racerback, and short sleeve shirts | She's Got the Notion

    Now that it's officially summer here, the temperatures are heating up. In warm temperatures, I prefer tops that are lightweight, sleeveless, flowing, and breathable. I found 10 sewing tutorials for tops perfect for summer and hotter temperatures. Let's get sewing!

    Want more? Be sure to check out 10 Free Summer Clothing Sewing Tutorials.

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  1. Easy As Pie Tank from Leafy Treetop Spot: This is a free downloadable pattern for women's size small (US 4/6).
  2. Swing Shirt Tutorial from E.C.B.: This swing top is loose and flattering. Instructions are given on how to draft your own pattern for it (and how to make it into a dress too!).
  3. Convertible Top from Etectorize: This top can convert from a halter to a one shoulder to a strapless style. It's easy to sew with lots of ways to wear it.
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  5. High-Low Racerback Tunic from Eat.Sleep.Make.: This top is easy to make and easy to wear. You could make it shorter in length for a top, or longer for a dress too.
  6. Tiered Lace Shift Top from By Hand London: This pretty lace tank is the perfect shirt for summer that you can easily dress up or down.
  7. Sheer Back Shirt from Cotton and Curls: This is an easy shirt refashion that uses a tee and sheer fabric to create new top with a sheer back.
  8. Lace Top Tutorial from Transient Expression: This easy to sew lace tank is just too pieces and finished with bias tape. 
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  10. Halter Top with Built In Bra from The Sewing Dork: This halter uses an old t-shirt and elastic to make a shelve bra. How smart!
  11. No Pattern Required Summer Top from The Village Haberdashery: This boxy top is made from a single rectangle of fabric.
  12. Scoop Top from Skirt As A Top: This is a free pattern download and a picture tutorial on how to make a scoop neck tee with dolman sleeves. It is one size, fitting a small or medium.

  13. Happy sewing!

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