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Elmira

No. 3042

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Elmira is a cropped, fitted ballet wrap that has you covered in all four seasons. In a lightweight jersey, Elmira is just right for summer and spring. In fall and winter, a medium-weight sweater knit or French terry enables Elmira to adapt to your changing wardrobe.

Also pictured: Brooklyn skirt, Lynn dress

Seamwork Issue 21

Beginner

Our Misses patterns are drafted for a C cup and our Curvy patterns are drafted for DD. Both are drafted for a height of 5'8" (172 cm).

XS - 3XL

All-purpose polyester sewing thread, one ballpoint sewing machine needle, two 1/4" buttons, hand-sewing needle.

Lightweight to medium-weight knit fabric with at least 25% stretch, such as cotton, rayon, or polyester blends, French terry, or jersey knits.

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25 pages

Print-at-home files, copy shop files, and instructions. See contents file in download for detailed descriptions.

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Free Member Bonus
Elmira Bonus

Want to get a bit more mileage out of your favorite warm weather frocks? The Elmira wrap is ideal for warming up any outfit. Now you can make this Seamwork favorite with a center front tie for even more styling options. This cropped sweater looks great over fitted bodices like Catarina and Hazel (pictured here), and can be stitched up in a matter of hours for a quick wardrobe update.

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Resources

Techniques and customization ideas for your Elmira

Sew Knits Without a Serger

Simple tips for using your home sewing machine to sew knit fabrics.
Sew with Double Knit

Learn what makes these fabrics such a joy to sew with and wear.
Elmira Bonus Variation

Seamwork members can download pattern pieces to sew a center-wrap version of the Elmira cardigan.