All Love Notions Sewing Patterns are digital downloads, you may print them at home or send to a copy shop. A physical pattern will not be mailed to you.
The Tabitha Top is a casual, loosely fitted tee with a flattering bateau or scoop neckline. Five sleeve lengths are included: sleeveless, short, elbow, 3/4 and long. Three hem details are also included: split hem, shirttail and crochet/lace trim. The optional front and back yoke is perfect to showcase a special fabric like lace, eyelet, chambray or just a favorite print. The versatility of the Tabitha Top will take you through all the seasons with style. The Tabitha Top is fitted at the bust, has several inches of ease at the waistline and is loosely fitted at the hips.
Tabitha Top Features:
Meant for knit and woven fabrics
3 top styles: shirttail hem, split hem and lace/crochet trim hem
5 sleeve lengths: sleeveless, short, elbow, 3/4 and long
Print at home for US letter & A4 paper, trimless format with layers
Large format file for copy shop printing. This file will print on two A0 (33″ x 46″) size sheets. Be sure to instruct your printer to print actual size in black and white on their cheapest paper. We recommend PDFPlotting for printing the large format files.
A projector file is also included for those using projector technology
The Tabitha Top pdf instant downloadable pattern contains:
The Tabitha Top pdf sewing pattern contains 3 top styles: shirttail hem, split hem and lace/crochet trim hem.
2 pages of inspiration photos from pattern testers.
8 pages of bright and clear step by step color illustrations and photos.
2 page to customize the fit.
Included is a print chart to only print the pages you need for your style choice.
In addition to the print-at-home file, an A0-sized large format file for copy shop printing is also included
A projector file is included for those using projector technology
Optimized for most tablets with links to each part of the pattern. Print only the pattern pieces and use a tablet or computer to read the instructions to save on ink and paper!
This pattern has the ability to print just desired size(s) and in addition, features trimless pattern assembly! Open the PDF in Adobe, select the layer thumbnail on the left-hand menu and then select the size(s) to print. See this tutorial for more information.
Designed for both letter and A4 paper printing.
Because we value work at home business, feel free to use this pattern in your home sewing businesses.
Size and fabric requirement charts
Updated file 9/19/16 to clarify attaching shirttail hem.
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Fit is excellent and the instructions are wonderful and clear. Love all the options!!!
I learned how to do a FBA from this pattern, and the fit is amazing. Love the options, and the bateau neckline which is not as prevalent an option in pdf patterns. Highly recommended!
Love the options, I did with front and back yoke~ Also, extended this to a dress, so it’s like color blocking. I have yoke as a woven, bodice as jersey cotton knit and bottom (extended dress part) as sweater rib knit. So much fun!!
Rachel (verified owner) –
I love this pattern!! Where I live knit is very costly and this pattern is an efficient use of fabric whilst being figure freindly and easily dressed up or down…. this is another pattern that sets love notions above the rest 🙂
Pat English (verified owner) –
This was my first Love Notions pattern and I made my first one up as a sleeveless summer top. It was quick and easy and has become the first of many Love Notions patterns. LN patterns are well constructed with excellent instructions and usually contain lots of options. Definitely my favourite pattern company
Debi Mager (verified owner) –
I’ve made 3 of these so far. I love having so many options to create unique tops. The fit is great and fits my curves comfortably. It surprises me how quickly this can be sewn together.
Toni Mericola (verified owner) –
Just sewed up my first Tabitha, used some mesh fabric I had sitting around forever. I see many of these in my future as office casual staples.
Julie Boylan (verified owner) –
There are a lot of summer knit tops one can choose from but the neckline on this one was the main draw for me. I love the bateau neck and the extra curve at the front neck keeps it from being too close to my throat.
sschillawski1 (verified owner) –
I have made this with trim along the bottom and it is a perfect top for a night out.
dmschindlbeck (verified owner) –
This pattern doesn’t get the attention it deserves! It is a perfect spring, summer and fall pattern with so many variations. My favorite is to do a print with the yoke and hem band and a coordinating solid on the body and sleeves. So pretty!
Catherine Gooding (verified owner) –
lovely pattern, i used some stretch tulle for the yoke, love it! will be making loads more
Tessa (verified owner) –
So happy you are enjoying your Tabitha Top!! What a great idea to add the lace 🙂