"The Frenchman invented the ruffle; the Englishman added the shirt." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you've been looking for a fun, unique project to add to your repertoire, the Courtney Ruffled Top is the crème de la crème. The gorgeous, wrap-around outer ruffle gives the risquè illusion of being held up effortlessly by only the tie at the back. Underneath, a classic, boned bodice adds stability and comfort. This project is fantastique for experienced sewers looking for a chic new addition to their atelier, or beginners ready to tackle introductory corset techniques.
SIZES: 0-24 (US) / 4-28 UK
PRINT SIZES: Letter (8.5x11") and Layered A0
SUGGESTED FABRICS: Opt for a light- to medium-weight woven fabric with a crisp hand, such as linen, crepe, cotton-blends, silk, twill, seersucker, poplin, and chambray. For the lining, find a soft, lightweight woven such as charmeuse, crepe de chine, poplin or silk.
Looking for inspiration? Check out our Courtney Top Pinterest Board
PDF PATTERN DETAILS
PDF patterns include a fabric purchasing guide, material list, and detailed tutorial instructions including seam allowances and areas for alterations.
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