The Lyra top is your new favourite wardrobe staple. With no buttons or zips to get to grips with, this is 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) for print onto A4, Letter or A1 paper
Printed 12 page step-by-step illustrated instruction booklet
And if I buy a digital copy?
Lyra top sewing pattern (sizes A to F) for print onto A4 or Letter size paper
12 page step-by-step illustrated instruction e-booklet
What's my size?
Afternoon uses an alphabetised sizing chart. The approximate equivalent UK/US sizing and imperial measurements are indicated alongside.
Size A (6/2)
Bust 89 cm (35") Waist 68 cm (26.8")
Size B (8/4)
Bust 91 cm (35.8") Waist 71 cm (28")
Size C (10/6)
Bust 95 cm (37.4") Waist 75 cm (29.5")
Size D (12/8)
Bust 99 cm (39") Waist 79 cm (31")
Size E (14/10)
Bust 103 cm (40.5") Waist 83 cm (32.7")
Size F (16/12)
Bust 108 cm (42.5") Waist 88 cm (34.6")
What will I need to make the Lyra top?
0,8 m (8/9 yds) of 1,5 m (60") wide fabric, or 1 m (1 1/9 yds) of 1,15 m (45") wide fabric, for all sizes (lightweight fabric with some body works well, such as polycotton, linen, cotton lawn, rayon challis or wax print)
1,2 m (1 1/3 yds) bias binding to match
Please note that a printable sewing pattern comes as a digital download. Read more about printable sewing patterns in our FAQ section.
Printed sewing patterns will be posted to you, read more about shipping in our FAQ section.
The Lyra top is also available as a PDF download in German. Big thanks to Angela Wren from the University of Graz and the students in the English: Discourse Analysis and Translation (English-German) course – Antonia Christina Baumann, Miriam Freundl, Christina Glauninger, Alma Kovacevic, Juliane Linner, Hannah Müller, Christian Perwein, Rachel Prohazka, Maria Magdalena Scheuringer and Andrea Vázquez Alonso.