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Samson

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Don't you love it when you can sew a pattern in woven or knit fabric? The Samson top is oversized with dropped shoulders and a boat neck, for a modern, comfortable silhouette. This top hits at the high hip, but you can lengthen or crop it to match your style.

Look for medium-weight wovens or knits, such as linen, shirting, lawn, voile, rayon challis, silk or cotton jersey, ponte, double knit, and French terry.

Seamwork Issue 69

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).

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All-purpose polyester sewing thread, Sewing machine needle, 1/4 yard (.2 meters) of lightweight fusible interfacing

Medium weight woven or knit fabrics such as linen, linen blends, shirting, lawn, voile, rayon challis, silk, cotton jersey, cotton jersey blends, ponte, double knit, and French terry.

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Resources

Techniques and customization ideas for your Samson

Three Pattern Hacks

Learn three pattern hacks for the Samson top, including how to create dramatic gathered sleeves, add a v-neck, or add a skirt.
From Woven to Knit

Can you swap woven and knit fabrics?
Sew Knits Without a Serger

Simple tips for using your home sewing machine to sew knit fabrics.