For days when you’re craving comfort as well as style, this boxy shirt (also known as the Harvest top) – classically feminine yet perfect for easy, everyday wear – is just the sartorial solution you’re looking for. The pattern (created for Peppermint by Pattern Runway) features a figure-flattering cut with a generous neckline and wide sleeves for maximum comfort, as part of a slip-on style that buttons down the back. Choose a textured raw silk like ours from The Fabric Store, and experiment with reversing your fabric, re-orientating a geometric print or choosing a few contrasting designs to give the front a three-tiered look or to add extra emphasis to the sleeve and bodice detail. Make your own covered buttons from fabric remnants or choose bold, oversized ones to add interest. Tailor-made for in-between autumnal weather, this is a flexible style that can be layered over a simple skivvy or paired with jeans, leggings or a flowing skirt – think outside the box!
Tag us in your creations: #peppermintboxytop #peppermintpatterns
We have made our patterns free just by signing up to our sewing-specific mailing list – just enter your email address in the pop-in window and you’ll get immediate access!
For full Terms and Conditions check here.
Here at Peppermint, we’re passionate about all things craft, creativity and community, which is why we’ve invested so much into our gorgeous free sewing patterns over the years!
We’d love to keep these patterns accessible to all and you are more than welcome to download these patterns for free. However, if you’d like to support the work we do – which includes producing a magazine, sharing great content, paying patternmakers for their designs and lots of other good things – we’d love it if you could contribute $2 (or whatever you are able) to support the work of Peppermint.
Don’t forget to follow all the patternmakers that we work with and show them some love. We ♡ our sewing community!