Lily Top
Sewing Pattern (PDF)


Size range: 31″ – 55″ (approx. UK 6 – 30)

Includes: The physical copy of the pattern in a gorgeously illustrated envelope. You will receive this through the post.

Lily is an easy to sew drop sleeve top with a pretty ruffle detail starting mid-way up the sleeve, curving as it reaches the neck. You can make it all in one colour, or colour block the ruffle to make it pop!



Fabric suggestions:

Any lightweight woven fabric.

Use rayon, viscose or crepe for a very floaty top. Another option is cotton lawn for a breathable top that will be easier to sew with than the drapier fabrics.

Fabric requirements using 1.4m (55″) wide fabric:
(See size chart in image gallery above)
Ava – Dee: 1m (1.1 yds)
Eve – Hana: 1.5m (1.6yds)
Ivy – Mia: 1.6m (1.7 yards)

Extra fabric needed if you want to do a contrast ruffle:
Ava – Dee 0.1m (1.1yds) / Eve – Mia 0.3m (0.33yds)

High Bust: 31″ – 55″ (approx. UK 6 – 30)

Use your High Bust to get the best fit across your neckline and shoulders.

To get your High Bust measurement, measure around your body, directly under your underarms.

Fitting tips for larger busts/cup sizes: You would then do a Full Bust Adjustment (FBA) only if your full bust measurement is in a higher size category to your high bust.


You’ve sewn a top or two and want to learn a few new techniques.

Ready to learn a few new techniques?
Guides you through making french seams & inserting a ruffle.

  • A4 (print at home) PDF – 20 pages
  • US Letter (print at home) PDF – 20 pages
  • A0 (copy shop) PDF – 1 page
  • Pattern instructions PDF

As soon as you’ve purchased the PDF pattern you will receive an email with the link to your PDFs and the instructions.

Please note: You will not receive any paper materials with this option, however, if you would prefer a physical copy click here to view the paper version.

A PDF pattern lets you print the pattern yourself (use A4/US Letter for this) or send to a copy shop(A0 size).

First of all, for print at home options, print only page 1 and check the box measures 10cm x 10cm. When you print the pattern, print at 100% (make sure it isn’t scaling). If this measurement is correct you can print the remaining pages. Assemble by cutting along the dotted lines & tape the pages together.

You can send (email or upload) your A0 file to a copy shop and they will print it for you on a large piece of paper similar to if you had bought the paper pattern.

Or, you can just buy a copyshop version from here and we will do the printing and posting for you.

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