Agustina — Boxy Top Pattern (PDF)

Agustina is a simple and slightly cropped boxy top with round neckline and cuff sleeves. And sometimes simple is best. An ideal beginner sewing project, this top sews up in just a couple of hours and requires very little fabric. We chose to make this top in our gauzy open weave linen that has a unique slightly sheer look making it ideal for summer.

Such a great basic pattern, it's guaranteed to become one of your favorites. Plus, it lends itself to so many simple hacks to make it your very own. You can lengthen the hem and turn it into a dress, or transform cuffs into long sleeves, or add a belt.

  • Free print-at-home format on A4 paper
  • Layered PDF to print just your size
  • Most patterns graded in size 0/2 to 28/30
  • Many have Step-by-step instructions on The Thread blog
  • No licensing restrictions. Sew as many as you like

Pattern specifications:

Type: PDF Pattern
Skill Level: Beginner
Design Variations:
Sizes: 0/2 to 12/14, 16/18 to 28/30
Illustrations: Yes
Instructions: Yes

Qty: Digital Download

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Customer Questions and Answers

IU

Where do i download the pattern?

Irene • September 23, 2022
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Please click the red "Free Download" button and the download will start automatically on most browsers.

Lauren • September 23, 2022
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Hi! Once you are logged into your Fabrics-Store.com account - the Free Download button appears next to the pattern. I will post the image of where to click in the finished garment photos :) If you are still having a hard time finding it - just give us a call and we will walk you through it. Have an amazing day!

Oksana • September 23, 2022
SR

Pattern doesn't download. Is this a scam?

Sharon • September 23, 2022
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Hi! I just double-checked, and the pattern does download. I will send you an email to help. Have an amazing day!

Oksana • September 23, 2022
ND

Where is the blog with instructions?

Nan • September 14, 2022
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You can find our blog, The Thread, at blog.fabrics-store.com there is also a link at the bottom of our website :)

Lauren • September 14, 2022
PJ

I might be missing something obvious but no matter how I lay it out, 1 yard is not enough to cut all of the pieces on the grain. Can anyone help me visualize how this works? Thanks!

Paulina • September 4, 2022
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Rather than folding your fabric in half with the selvedges meeting, open out your fabric flat then fold the selvedges into the middle of the fabric. This will give you two folds to place your pattern pieces for the front and back :)

Lauren • September 4, 2022
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SA
Love this top

Very easy make and looks great on me. I have four -- linen, crinkle double gauze, and a checked cotton.

Susan • July 8, 2022
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BK
Ideal Linen Tee

This is lightweight Meadow linen. I hacked it a bit by widening neckline 4" and pleats front and back. I added 1" to length and didn't use cuffs. Really love it and will make another soon.

Barbara • July 6, 2022
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love it

i started out with one and decided that, on me, it looked better without the sleeve cuffs. i make a bias tape out of bright, colorful cotton material for the collar and sleeves to give it a little pop! so easy to make and alter or decorate according to your needs and tastes. every time there is a doggie bag sale on one yarders, i'm there, looking for yet another color that i don't have! :)

Cristina • September 21, 2021
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HJ
Easy, well-constructed top!

I made this ox 18/20 per my measurements and it was huge. I remade in the 14/16 and it fits my shoulders perfectly! I'm going to try doing a higher front and lower back on my next version! I'm enjoying learning new skills!

Heather • September 5, 2021
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Great potential pattern

I made this pattern based on my usual size, but added a couple of inches to the bottom. The sleeves were fine until I added the "cuff" and then they were very tight. I had made it from a scrap of challis as a wearable toile. I plan to try it again in mid-weight linen, adding the length, enlarging the cuff, adding bust darts and hacking a v-neckline. I think it has great potential for embroidery, pintucks, color blocking etc. I am long-waisted, and the extra length is perfect. Good pattern, just needs some adjusting for my "old-lady" tummy! My husband loved it and asked if it was one of the designer patterns I had been sewing. He was surprised to learn it was a freebie!

charlotte • July 15, 2021
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I used leftover medium weight linen scraps from my other projects. I added a circle in the middle and there are more smaller pieces in the back. It's more like a short top for me (i'm tall), but it's very nice to wear it as a vest over something. Love the patterns here, thank you!

Kristiina • October 26, 2022

Once you log into your account - the pattern download button is activated, and you can download the pattern to your device :)

Oksana • September 23, 2022

I love this pattern. It's very easy to make, but the result is wonderful. Thanks for free patterns.

Trang • August 31, 2022

This is lightweight Meadow linen. I hacked it a bit by widening neckline 4" and pleats front and back. I added 1" to length and didn't use cuffs. Really love it and will make another soon.

Barbara • July 6, 2022

Hand-dyed shibori indigo. I added length to the top to help position the print. This should be comfortable and fun to wear.

Gail • March 14, 2022
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