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Lyra Top


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The Lyra top is your new favourite wardrobe staple. With no buttons or zips to get to grips with, she's a simple, elegant crop-top for everyday wear.

Make yours in a crisp cotton for chic structure, or go bohemian with a floaty rayon challis.

What's in the printed sewing pattern?

  • Lyra top sewing pattern (sizes A to F)

  • Printed 12 page step-by-step illustrated instruction booklet

And if I buy a digital copy?

  • Lyra top sewing pattern (sizes A to F)

  • 12 page step-by-step illustrated instruction e-booklet

What size do I need?

Afternoon uses an alphabetised sizing chart. The approximate equivalent UK/US sizing is indicated alongside.

Size A (6/2)
Bust 89cm Waist 68cm 

Size B (8/4)
Bust 91cm Waist 71cm

Size C (10/6)
Bust 95cm Waist 75cm 

Size D (12/8)
Bust 99cm Waist 79cm 

Size E (14/10)
Bust 103cm Waist 83cm 

Size F (16/12)
Bust 108cm Waist 88cm 

What will I need to make the Lyra top?

  • 0,8m of 1,5m wide fabric for all sizes (lightweight fabric with some body works well, such as polycotton, linen, cotton lawn, rayon challis or wax print)
  • 1,2m bias binding to match
Please note that a digital sewing pattern comes as a PDF download, designed for you to print on A4 paper. Read more about digital sewing patterns in our FAQ section.