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Bellbird Top

Regular price $16.50

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A special top that is very easy to sew with a designer twist.

Neck facing with elastic sleeve cuffs, this top is unique and classy. Dress it up and wear it to work or with shorts and jeans for smart casual weekend wear. 

Versatile. Easy. Stunning. A very popular pattern.

STYLE OPTIONS: Round neck and "V" neck

Share your makes on Instagram Facebook tagging #BellbirdTop and @thesewingrevival

FABRIC

Please refer to the FABRIC REQUIREMENT CHART as the last image on this product listing. You can magnify this image if viewing it on a mobile phone whilst in a fabric store.

WOVEN fabrics: Fabrics with a soft drape work best for the Bellbird Top.
We recommend rayon, silk, viscose, tencel, crepe and polyester (incl chiffon). Lightweight linen, cotton and cotton blends work OK, but stiff cottons will not get the best results.

Our samples are made up as follows:
Grey - polyester chiffon
Salmon pink floral (V Neck pic) - rayon
Cream with floral pattern - polyester
Blue & pink floral - 100% lightweight cotton
Red & black - nylon

DIFFICULTY

Confident Beginner (2/5).

The Bellbird Top is very simple and able to be sewn with or without an overlocker (serger) to neaten the seams.

 SIZE & FITTING

This is a loose-fitting garment. If you prefer it to be a little less "roomy" or you are "in-between" sizes then we suggest you make up the smaller size. 

This PDF pattern is available in sizes NZ/UK/US 6-22  (US2-18).

Each purchase comes with 4 sizes (please refer to the last image for size chart and international size comparisons):

Small:      (NZ/AU/UK 6-8-10-12  | US 2-4-6-8)
Medium: (NZ/AU/UK 10-12-14-16  | US 6-8-10-12)
Large:      (NZ/AU/UK 14-16-18-20  | US 10-12-14-16)
X-Large:  (NZ/AU/UK 16-18-20-22  | US 12-14-16-18)

WHAT DO I GET WITH MY PURCHASE?

Please note you are purchasing a digital pattern that will be sent directly to your email inbox after payment. You can print this pattern at home on A4 or US letter-sized paper or take it to a print shop for large scale printing (AO size). *You will not receive a hard copy printed pattern.*

Instant download available immediately after checkout includes:

1. Instructions

2. PAH Pattern file (PAH=Print at home)
For printing in A4 or US Letter on a home printer. Printing at home is the most cost-effective, and sticking your pattern tiles together to make your full size pattern is easy. Further information for printing at home can be found in our Resources section here. 

A4 or US Letter pages to print:
Small & Medium size bundles=11 pages 
Large & X-Large size bundles=12 pags
  

3. 
AO Pattern file

AO is a large scale file designed to be printed at a Print Copy Shop. You cannot print this on your home printer as it is too big. If you choose to use this large file you will pay extra to have it printed but you do not have to stick anything together.

You can use the ADOBE LAYERS FEATURE to open the PAH pattern file and print only the size you need (and eliminate the "noise" of the unwanted sizes). You can also use the URL and bookmark links within the file to quickly access information and support. Download Adobe Reader for free (for Windows and Mac) here.

 All size bundles require only 1 x AO sized sheet.

 

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    S
    05/27/2022
    Sonya
    Canada Canada

    Easy and classic style

    I just started sewing again after 40 years and this top is a perfect project to get back in the game. Easy to print, cut and sew. Clear and simple directions. I will definitely be buying more Sewing Revival patterns,

    KC
    05/19/2022
    Kay C.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Bellbird Top

    Love the top was easily to put together and have had lot a nice comments

    LM
    05/12/2022
    Lee M.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Bellbird Top

    I love this top. I have made two. So easy to make and looks amazing!

    KM
    05/03/2022
    Kim M.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Bellbird Top

    Great instructions to follow, really great top to sew up quickly. Extremely versatile for different fabrics. Look forward to making many more.

    LB
    04/18/2022
    lisa B.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Bellbird top

    The pattern was easy to put together and easy to follow. I made my top in rayon which was perfect.i will definitely use more patterns but would print them in a larger format next time.

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    PB
    04/05/2022
    Pamela B.
    Australia Australia

    Bellbird Top

    Very easier to use and great instructions. Perfect for the beginner sewer.

    CJ
    03/21/2022
    Charlotte J.
    Denmark Denmark

    First top NOT in jersey

    Perfect pattern and easy instruction. The Bellbird top is sewed in Viscose. It’s light as a feather and looks lovely with a pair of jeans or a more festive pants. Now I need to find my next pattern

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    02/27/2022
    Sandi
    United States United States

    Bellbird Top

    Love this Pattern. Top finished really nice.

    The Sewing Revival Bellbird Top Review
    03/01/2022

    The Sewing Revival

    Glad you love it - and thank you so much for adding a photo with your review. Your Bellbird top looks fabulous!

    KB
    01/28/2022
    Kaye B.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Bellbird top pattern pdf

    The top turned out well and I'm very pleased with it. It was an easy sew. The instructions were good, but I did a couple of things differently - under stitched the facing, as well as topstitching the edge of it and I stitched both edges of the elastic casing.

    MM
    01/21/2022
    Mary M.
    Australia Australia

    Bellbird Top

    Easy sewing. Great look. I have made it up twice already

    LH
    12/07/2021
    Lisa H.
    Australia Australia

    Bellbird Top

    Wonderful pattern, easy to follow instructions, true to size. I loved it so much I have already made 2.

    RF
    12/06/2021
    Rochelle F.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Bellbird top

    Easy pattern and stying was great

    JH
    12/05/2021
    justine H.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Awesome

    Great pattern - so easy to follow - my daughter smashed out one of these in no time for me and we have made 3 more since! Looks great on.

    DE
    11/11/2021
    Donna E.
    Australia Australia

    Pleasing result

    My first Bellbird Top and it turned out better than I could have hoped for! So good in fact that I made another one the next day. Definitely give this pattern a go if you are wondering ‘can I sew a top?’ .. You can sew this one!!!

    The Sewing Revival Bellbird Top Review
    11/16/2021

    The Sewing Revival

    Thanks for the photo and kind words Donna. So glad you love it.

    LH
    11/08/2021
    Linda H.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Bellbird Top

    With a little hiccup printing the pattern (that I will put down to user error and not the pattern)but communication with Janine at the time was very quick and easy. As I have very limited sewing experience I am very happy with the top, the instructions were very easy to follow and understand. Had a small problem with the sizing but put this down to inexperience. I am more than happy how the final product turned out, and how easy it was to put together, will definitely be purchasing further patterns.

    MG
    11/03/2021
    melanie G.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Bellbird Top

    Really enjoyed making this pattern into a top,nice and easy with very clear instructions.A lot of fun.

    TY
    09/27/2021
    Tania Y.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Good basic

    Very basic pattern, didnt take long to make.

    SH
    08/05/2021
    Susan H.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Very easy to use

    MP
    07/16/2021
    Michele P.
    United States United States

    Bellbird top

    Excellent. Love this top. Have made 3 already and plan to make more!

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    GD
    06/10/2021
    Gail D.
    United States United States

    Quick and stylish!

    I finally found the time to put this top together! Just a couple of hours and done! I am going to make a bunch of these....so comfy for summer! Thank you!

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