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  Kwik Sew 3066 Empire Waist Knit Top
Misses Tops Fabric: |Lycra

Kwik Sew 3066

Images © Kwik Sew
Size and other Info
Not Available for Sale

Misses' Tops
Sizes: XS - S - M - L - XL

The Misses' Tops are designed for stretch knits only with 25% stretch across the grain.  We suggest interlock, textured knits, stretch velour, pointelle jersey or thermal knits.

The Misses' close fitting tops have a deep V-neckline and an empire waist with gathers under the bust.  View A and B have neckline and armholes finished with narrow hems.  View A has cap sleeves.  View B is sleeveless and the upper front is from a contrast fabric.  View C has stretch lace at the neckline and an empire waist seam, and the armholes are finished with narrow hems.

 

Size

XS

S

M

L

XL

 

Bust

31 1/2 - 32 1/2 (80-83)

34 - 35 1/2 (86-90)

37 - 38 1/2 (94-98)

40 - 41 1/2 (102-106)

43 - 45 (110 -114)

" (cm)

Hip

32 1/4 - 34 (82-86)

35 1/2 - 37 (90-94)

38 1/2 - 40 (98-102)

41 3/4 - 43 1/4 (106-110)

45 - 47 (115-120)

" (cm)

Back Waist Length

15 1/2 (39.5)

16 (41)

16 1/2 (42)

17 (43)

17 (43)

" (cm)

Finished Length at Center Back from Natural Neckline

     Views A, B & C

20 (51)

20 3/4 (53)

21 1/2 (55)

22 1/4 (56)

23 (58)

" (cm)

Material Required: Fabric requirement allows for nap, one-way design or shading. Extra fabric may be needed to match design or for shrinkage.

Fabric 60" (152 cm) Wide

     View A

7/8 (0.80)

7/8 (0.80)

7/8 (0.80)

7/8 (0.80)

7/8 (0.80)

yd (m)

     View B

3/4 (0.70)

3/4 (0.70)

3/4 (0.70)

3/4 (0.70)

3/4 (0.70)

yd (m)

     View C

3/4 (0.70)

3/4 (0.70)

3/4 (0.70)

3/4 (0.70)

7/8 (0.80)

yd (m)

Contrast Fabric 28" (70 cm) Wide (minimum width)

    View B

1/2 (0.50)

1/2 (0.50)

1/2 (0.50)

1/2 (0.50)

1/2 (0.50)

yd (m)

Notions: Thread. View C:  3/4" - 1 1/2" (2 cm-4 cm) wide stretch lace - 1 5/8 yd (1.50 m) for size XS; 1 3/4 (1.60 m) for sizes S - M; 1 7/8 yd (1.75 m) for size L; 2 yd (1.85 m) for size XL.

Note: Metric table typo on pattern piece #1 in certain versions
Issue: The metric measurements are 1/2 of thier correct value.

The correct table is (bold indicates corrections)

Measurement at fullest part of bust (printed on pattern piece #1)
XS S M L XL
33" (84 cm)  36" (91 cm)  39" (99 cm)  42" (107 cm) 46" (117 cm)
Member Reviews
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Empire waist knit top, sleeveless or with cap sleeves. Pattern Sizing: XS-XL. I did a medium. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes. Were the instructions easy to follow? Super fast and simple. What did you part
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TanyaMT
starstarstar
7/25/12
photo Easy & Great for Beginners
Pattern Description: This is a very fitted knit top which is suitable for exercise or as a piece to be worn under a suit. I made two versions--the leopard one with the black lace trim shown above and one without lace made from a print which can be seen here. Pattern Sizing: The pattern is very f
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KozyKitty
star
9/27/08
photo Easy & Great for Beginners
Pattern Description: The Misses' close fitting tops have a deep V-neckline and an empire waist with gathers under the bust. View A and B have neckline and armholes finished with narrow hems. View A has cap sleeves. View B is sleeveless and the upper front is from a contrast fabric. View C has stre
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Jane S
star
1/2/08
photo Highly Recommend
~updated review 7-17-07 ~ The "Pucci" styled print version is finished! Same as the muslin, I used the transparent elastic to stabilize the neckline. Other than that, I just hand basted the bodice pieces together with my favorite contrasting silk thread for no surprises. I just love how this on
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Jennifer shaw
starstar
7/20/07
photo Recommend, with Modifications
Edited to add: I have made this top with proper sleeves using the sleeves from Kwik Sew 3378 (Twist top). I measured the length of both the sleeve cap and the armsyce and they are the same, although the notches were in slightly different places. From where I am looking, the fit seemed to be quite OK
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motomoda
star
2/4/07

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