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Top Patterns

Top patterns are a key part of any outfit and some of the most versatile sewing patterns in your library. Sleeved or sleeveless, woven or knit, there's a world of choices open to you each time you put needle to fabric. With over 600 top patterns to choose from, we really do have something for everyone. Whether you're looking for gents' shirt patterns, women's blouse patterns or top sewing patterns for boys and girls, you'll find it at Sewdirect. Just use our filters to find whatever you need, from plus size to petite, easy sewing patterns for beginners, or top sewing patterns from your favourite brands and designers.

What top patterns do we have?

We've built a huge library of shirt, blouse and top sewing patterns with hundreds of designs for different events, occasions, seasons and personal tastes. All that's left is to choose your favourite fabric, and get stitching! Let's take a look in more detail at some of our most popular categories of top and shirt patterns...

Blouse patterns

Dress to impress for work or leisure with our fantastic range of blouse patterns. Includes vintage blouse patterns to suit a retro chic wardrobe.

Tank top patterns

Layer it up at any time of year with tank top patterns for all ages and genders. Easy-to-follow instructions make tank tops ideal for first-timers.

Crop top patterns

Show some midriff with our crop top patterns, teamed with matching summer skirts for a fun and comfy outfit for those warmer days.

Halter top patterns

Choose an iconic neckline with halter top patterns that work great under a wrap jacket, or just paired with shorts or a skirt for a truly versatile outfit.

Misses' top patterns

Build a fabulous wardrobe fast with our selection of misses' top patterns, with matching jackets and coats. A great first step towards a fully tailored clothes rack at your fingertips.

Knit top patterns

Nothing beats knitwear as the weather gets colder, and our knit top patterns give you plenty to choose from as you stitch together cosy jumpers, comfy cardigans and sleek sweater dresses.

Woven top patterns

Weave your way to a fabulous outfit with woven top patterns in all sizes and styles. Our sewing patterns include suggested fabrics for outers and linings, if you need any pointers on which materials to use.

...and so much more

This isn't a complete list by any means, and there are always new top sewing patterns from the best designers to keep your creations bang on-trend. Use our filters to find top sewing patterns from brands like Burda, Butterick, Know Me, McCall's, New Look, Simplicity and Vogue, or choose a category such as Vintage Patterns, Easy Sewing Patterns or Great British Sewing Bee sewing patterns. Or just browse all our top patterns until you see something you like - and start working towards a comfortable all-seasons wardrobe full of versatile outfits, flattering necklines and warming layers, all built around the perfect handmade top. With designs from the biggest names in sewing: Simplicity, Butterick,  McCall’s, Vogue Patterns, Know Me, New Look, and Burda, you can be certain of finding the perfect pattern for your personal style and sewing skill level.


How to use our patterns

Learn how to read a pattern, pick your size and make common fit changes with our handy Size and Fit Guides.

Need an Intro to Sewing? Check out the Getting Started section!


I need beginner-friendly sewing patterns

We understand that starting to create your own clothes can be a daunting process, which is why all our dress sewing patterns are designed to be as easy-to-follow as possible.

Look for a design that says “Easy” on the envelope or check out our collection of Easy to Sew Patterns.

Why not try Mimi G or Know Me designs which all include video sewalongs to guide you through every step?


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