Christine Jonson #426 Shirred Top & Princess Wrap Pattern
Shirred Top: Self-lined, tight-fitting top with bateau neckline and shirred bodice with sleeve variations. This top is as beautiful inside as out and is fun to make. The shirring is encased inside the self-lining beautifully and is interesting to sew. Once you have finished sewing the top, turn it right side out and you will be thrilled at the results!
Princess Wrap Top: Close-fitting, pullover, princess seam, wrap top with gathered waistline detail and sleeve variations. This pullover, wrap top “wraps” high on the bustline and flatters the waistline with gathers and shaping.It offers a great shaped cap sleeve or a long sleeve to cut at any length. Variations include making an asymmetrical wrap top tunic length, adding a neckband up to 1″ wide and swapping the sleeve style for elbow length, long and shirred or cap sleeve.
Suggested Fabrics: Lightweight stretch knits with at least 80% crosswise stretch. Jersey fabrics with LYCRA® (ie. rayon, wool, polyester, cotton, velvet etc.).