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drop sleeve top sewing pattern


That's right, we wanted to spoil you with a free digital pattern that's easy to sew yet perfect for all shapes and sizes.

The Drop Sleeve Top is a perfect first make or, if you are more advanced, you'll whip up this stylish number in no time, and fall in love with it's versatile shape. 

Featuring a relaxed fit, the garment has dropped sleeves that are super easy to insert, making it the perfect project for beginners.

The garment is finished at the neckline with a facing and simple button and loop closure at the back. 

Get creative by adding an exposed zip at the back or by colour-blocking the sleeves.

This pattern comes in sizes UK 6- 22

technical drawing for the drop sleeve top


 Each button below will open a PDF file:

  • Download a gorgeous step-by-step instruction book. The instructions include the lay plans, finished garment measurements and fabric requirements.
  • print and assemble the pattern sheet at home (printer required) - A4 and US Letter paper options included.
  • Download the A0 file to print at a copy shop or purchase the pattern sheet from us for £3. You can also order the pattern sheet & instruction book from us for £6.

Read our helpful guide on how to use digital patterns

the drop sleeve top US paper file

the drop sleeve top print at home uk paper

the drop sleeve top print at copy shop a0 paper

the drop sleeve top instruction book

Want to make The Drop Sleeve Top but don't fancy the fuss of printing and assembling your pattern? You can purchase the printed pattern sheet & instructions or just the pattern sheet from us below.

the drop sleeve top printed pattern sheet

the drop sleeve top printed pattern sheet and instruction book


The Drop Sleeve Top Workshop

Fancy a fun day making The Drop Sleeve Top with us? We host a series of one day workshops making The Drop Sleeve Top. 

Make a gorgeous “Drop Sleeve Top” in our beginner dressmaking workshop. This class will teach beginners how to sew a garment from start to finish using a sewing machine. You'll receive your own copy of The Drop Sleeve Top sewing pattern to keep.

There will be a maximum of 4 students in this workshop so you'll have lots of time to make the Drop Sleeve Top at an easy pace, in a relaxed environment. 

What you'll learn:
You'll start by learning how to correctly take your measurements and find your size, cut out a sewing pattern, place the pattern onto fabric correctly, transfer pattern notations, and accurately cut your fabric. You will then learn how to sew together the garment accurately, with assistance on hand, and have lots of fun creating your own Drop Sleeve Top. 

For more information and dates please click here

 We hope you love making The Drop Sleeve Top and look forward to seeing your creations. Tag us on social media using #dropsleevetop and #theavidseamstress