How To Make A Wrap Top With Printable Pattern

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We have another super cute top we can’t wait to show you! Today on HappiestCamper, we show you How To Make A Wrap Top With Printable Pattern! This top is classic and cute. When my sewing friend, Debbie, showed me this pattern, I knew I had to make it because I loved the wrap dress.! This top is perfect for warmer weather, or you can wear it over a tank top on a chilly summer night. The pattern makes it a breeze to cut out your fabric pieces. I love the look of this top, it is simple and you easily dress it down with shorts and sandals or dress it up with a skirt as you see below. This trendy top looks great on anyone. I used a lightweight rayon fabric for my top to keep it light and airy. I used a print fabric, but you could use a solid color and it would still look amazing! This top fits so well and one of my favorite things about sewing my own clothing is that I have a closet full of perfectly fitting clothing. Head into the summer with confidence and sew this cute top!

wrap top top photo

Pick out some cute fabric and gather your supplies from the list below. Let’s get started sewing this fun wrap top!

How To Make A Wrap Top With Printable Pattern

What You’ll Need:

Wrap top Supplies

Size Chart:

Imperial (inches)SmallMediumLarge
Chest343638
Waist283032
Hip384042

Printing Instructions

This wrap top pattern has layers so that you can choose to print only the size you need. To achieve this Adobe Reader must be installed on your machine or device. Adobe Reader allows you to click on the layers icon, which will show you each size with an eyeball beside it. Click on the eyeball beside the size you do not want to print.

Before printing check that your printer is set to No scaling or Actual size. Set the Page orientation to Auto or Portrait. And then print page 1. Measure the 2” test square to see if it measures exactly 2”. If it does, print the remaining pages.

Trimming Pages

Cut off the right and top margins of each printed page before assembling the pattern. You can use tape or school glue to adhere your paper pattern together. 

Pattern Assembly

After the pages have been printed and trimmed as instructed above, use the quarter circles located at the corner of each page for perfect alignment.  When done your pattern should look like this: 

Pattern Pieces Checklist

Once you have printed and assembled your pattern. You will cut the following pieces. (The elastic length is provided in a cut chart and is not a pattern piece). 

BodiceCut 1 on double fold
Facing Cut 1 on double fold
Large TiesCut 2 on fold
Small TiesCut 2 on fold

Seam Allowance

Use a 3/8” seam allowance unless otherwise instructed

How To Make A Wrap Top With Printable Pattern

wrap top pattern

The first thing we will do on this how to make a wrap top with printable pattern sewing tutorial is wash, dry, and iron our fabric. I like doing this to start all my projects because it preshrinks the fabric ahead of time so that the stitches don’t pull out the first time I wash this wrap top. Once you have done that, we can start cutting out the fabric. To cut the top, fold your fabric in half, then in half again. You will have four layers of fabric stacked on each other and two edges showing the fold. Lay the pattern so that the shoulder and the front of the blouse are lying on the fold. Cut out the blouse.

wrap top neckline
cut out neckline

For the facing, you will also place the fabric on double-fold and cut it out.

hem wrap top

Next, we will hem the long edge-side seams of the blouse by folding it 1/2” then another 1/2” and sew. 

pin facing to wrap top

Now on this how to make a wrap top with printable pattern sewing tutorial, it’s time to head over to the sewing machine. Pin the facing to the blouse’s right sides together and sew around the neckline.

Finish edges with serger

We will move on to finishing the outer edge of the facing with a zigzag stitch or a serger.

understitch facing

Understitch the facing by folding the seam allowance towards the facing and sewing 1/8” from the seam

fold facing over neckline & topstitch

Fold the facing towards the wrong side of the blouse and topstitch the facing to the blouse. 

sew ends of ties

Now on this how to make a wrap top with printable pattern sewing tutorial, we will work on the ties. Pin the large ties right sides together at one of the short ends.  Sew the short ends of each tie. 

sewing ends of 2nd tie

Do the same for the small ties. We are about halfway through this how to make a wrap top with printable pattern sewing tutorial!

fold wrap top in half to find center

Fold the blouse in half and find its center mark. Pin the large tie to this mark. The tie seam and the center mark should be on top of each other, and the fabrics should be right sides together.

sew wrap top & tie together

Pin the tie and the blouse together and sew the tie to the blouse.

sew corners of tie

Next on this how to make a wrap top with printable pattern sewing tutorial, fold the loose end of the tie right sides together, sew the short ends together and continue sewing until you get to the blouse. Trim the corners of the tie. Repeat for the other loose end of the tie. 

sew straps

Turn the straps right sides out. You will now complete the sewing of the tie to the blouse. Turn the seam allowance of the tie inwards to cover the raw edges of the blouse. Pin and sew. Sew around the entire tie pivoting at the short end and sewing along the other end until you get back to your starting point.

sew short tie to wrap top

Now on this how to make a wrap top with printable pattern sewing tutorial, we will attach the short tie. To attach the short tie to your blouse, fold the blouse and the tie to find the center of each. Pin the tie to the blouse right sides together. Sew the tie to the blouse. 

pin tie
pin long ties

Fold the short end of the tie in by 1/2” then fold the long edges of the ties in by 1/2”. You will then fold the tie again in half to enclose all the folds.

pin & sew

Pin and sew. 

sew around entire tie

For the final step in this how to make a wrap top with printable pattern, sew around the entire tie and you are done!

finished wrap top

And that’s it! Now you know how to sew a wrap top with printable pattern!

 Easy Sew Wrap TopWith Printable Pattern

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How To Make A Wrap Top With Printable Pattern

Wrap Top Create Card

This cute and simple wrap top is perfect for summer. The free pattern makes it easy to sew. You'll look cute no matter what you pair with it!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $20.00

Instructions

  1. To cut the top fold your fabric in half then in half again. You will have four layers of fabric stacked on each other and two edges showing the fold. Lay the pattern so that the shoulder and the front of the blouse are lying on the fold. Cut out the blouse.
  2. For the facing, you will also place the fabric on double-fold and cut
  3. Next, we will hem the long edge-side seams of the blouse by folding it 1/2” then another 1/2” and sew. 
  4. Pin the facing to the blouse’s right sides together and sew around the neckline. We will move on to finishing the outer edge of the facing with a zigzag stitch or a serger
  5. Understitch the facing by folding the seam allowance towards the facing and sewing 1/8” from the seam
  6. Fold the facing towards the wrong side of the blouse and topstitch the facing to the blouse. 
  7. Pin the large ties right sides together at one of the short ends. 
  8. Sew the short ends of each tie. 
  9. Do the same for the small ties.
  10. Fold the blouse in half and find its center mark. Pin the large tie to this mark. The tie seam and the center mark should be on top of each other, and the fabrics should be right sides together. Pin the tie and the blouse together and sew the tie to the blouse.
  11. Fold the loose end of the tie right sides together, sew the short ends together and continue sewing until you get to the blouse. Trim the corners of the tie. Repeat for the other loose end of the tie. 
  12. Turn the straps right sides out. You will now complete the sewing of the tie to the blouse. Turn the seam allowance of the tie inwards to cover the raw edges of the blouse. Pin and sew. 
  13. Sew around the entire tie pivoting at the short end and sewing along the other end until you get back to your starting point. "
  14. To attach the short tie, fold the blouse and the tie to find the center of each. Pin the tie to the blouse right sides together. Sew the tie to the blouse. 
  15. Fold the short end of the tie in by 1/2” then fold the long edges of the ties in by 1/2”. You will then fold the tie again in half to enclose all the folds. Pin and sew. 
  16. Sew around the entire tie.
  17. Enjoy your new top!

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