Sew our "I Ain't No Square" Knit Top with Raglan Sleeves ✄✄

What to Bring

  • Polyester sewing machine thread
  • 1.5 metres of knit fabric with at least 50% stretch

What to Wear

  • Casual

Appropriate For

  • ✄✄ Students who have completed Sewing Basics Weeks 1-3 and are confident enough to try new techniques

Sew our "I Ain't No Square" Knit Top with Raglan Sleeves ✄✄

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • 3 hours in total.

What You Will Learn

  • Pattern markings and pattern placement
  • To use overlocker and sewing machine stretch stitches, needles and equipment selection for knit fabrics
  • Measurements, choosing the right size when working with knit fabrics

What You Get

  • A stunning knit top to pair with just about anything
  • Instructions to make the batwing top
  • A copy of the pattern


Pattern Design: A semi-fitted top featuring raglan sleeves! This top is extremely versatile and you'll be making an army of them. Featuring a square neckline, this clever pattern has just 2 pattern pieces. The longer length bodice is perfect for tucking in to pants and skirts, or it's great over leggings for a bit more coverage. During construction you'll get to stitch the simple seams with the overlocker as well as use machine stitches, learn a few tips about working with knit/stretch fabrics that will change your life. 

Pattern Name: Check out the reference we based the top's name on in this clip from "Cry Baby" - click here.

Photographed Sample: Our photographed sample is made from a beautiful gold metalic knit fabric.  Look at more variations of the same pattern here on our blog.

Styling Ideas & Notes On Supplies:  Choose a two way stretch knit.  You could use contrasting knit on the sleeves or remain with one fabric throughout.  Light to medium weight jerseys will be soft and drape beautifully.

For best results - pre-wash your fabric to reduce shrinkage.

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Such a great design for its simplicity - I can see myself making a few of these.

Laura is a fantastic teacher. She's patient and explains things very clearly. The pattern is versatile and uncomplicated.