Build Your Wardrobe with the Emmie Top
Emmie is a modern take on the peasant top trend. While it’s simple enough to sew in an afternoon, you’ll learn some helpful new construction tips along the way. The unique notch neckline is elasticized and finished with four hook and eyes at the center front.
Pick a lightweight, flowy fabric, and put your trim stash to use by taking advantage of optional ribbon or cording ties.
Maya is wearing a size 2 Emmie top, lengthened by 1” with the sleeves lengthened by 1 1/2” and a broad shoulder adjustment. Her measurements are 33”, 26”, 36 1/2” and she is 5’ 10”.
Learn How to Customize the Emmie Top
This month’s member bonus variation adds full-length bell sleeves to the Emmie top.
Shop for Fabric
Keep this top breezy with light and medium-weight wovens, such as lawn, voile, gauze, chambray, Swiss dot, linen, rayon challis, crepe, and silk.
Love the samples in this month’s issue? Here is where we sourced the fabric.