Sparrow Top by Liola Patterns

A casual tank top with darts, french seams and a contrasting collar.

Pattern: Sparrow Top
Designer: Liola Patterns
Categories: Tanks
Difficulty: Beginner
Recommended Fabrics: Chiffon, Linen, Rayon
required fabric: 11/3 yards
Sizes: XS - XL
Digital Sewing Pattern$9.00
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Sometimes a contrasting collar makes all the difference, and the Sparrow Top definitely has unique written all over it. Liola Designs puts a spin on the standard basic tank pattern. With darts, french seams and an interfaced contrasting collar, this is without a doubt the most unique tank top pattern we've come across. Make a lightweight cotton version and pair it with skinny jeans for everyday wear. Or make a drapey, rayon version and layer this tank under a blazer or cardigan. Either way this may be the most worn item in your handmade wardrobe.

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Pattern Details

Intended Paper Size: A4 (21cm x 29.7cm)
Number of Files Included: 2
Total Number of Pages: 26
Copy Shop Version Included: Yes
Pattern uses layers to select size: No

Pattern Size Chart (inches)

Bust31 1/233353739 3/8
Waist2426283032 3/4
Hip35 1/237 1/239 3/841 3/444 1/8

Finished Garment Measurements (inches)

Bust34 7/836 7/838 5/840 1/242 1/2
Shoulder to Hem Length2626 3/826 3/427 1/827 5/8

Fabric Required (yards)

Main Fabric (51 - 59" Wide)1 1/31 1/31 1/31 1/31 1/3
Collar (43 - 59" Wide) 2/3 2/3 2/3 2/3 2/3
Interfacing 2/3 2/3 2/3 2/3 2/3

Required Tools

  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Pins
  • Measuring Tape
  • Tailor's Chalk

Optional Tools

  • Serger
  • Rotary Cutter and Mat

Required Supplies

  • Thread

Optional Supplies

  • Topstitch Needle

Additional Notes

This 25-page PDF includes all pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions with illustrations. Please note that some metric measurements may require conversion.

Easy to follow instructions. Includes french seams!