Cake Sewing Patterns Hummingbird Peplum Top & Straight Skirt

Sizes: Multisized from [US] size 0 to 18 Difficulty: Beginner
Cake Sewing Patterns Hummingbird Peplum Top & Straight Skirt

Hummingbird- 4 distinct and interchangeable styles inspired by vintage and modern couture, and translated into wearable separates:

Knit Top with horseshoe neckline, cap or elbow length sleeves and a seamles four-leaf-clover-shaped peplum. Optional mid-century sewing challenge: dickey and bias cuffs from woven shirting fabric.

   WAS   £13.50   NOW   £6.75

Woven Skirt with no-gape panel pockets, back zipper and simple bound waistline (~1" below natural waist). Optional back tailfeather flounce.

Fantastic help and support at the Cake website.  Highly recommended.
  • In-depth sewing lessons for beginners
  • Visual reference guides for pattern work and techniques tailored to individual Cake patterns
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Cake Patterns sewing instructions are different- focused on providing a clear and stress-free sewing experience with clear diagrams for visual learners.

The more experienced sewist will appreciate the easy-to-skim instructions format including a Construction Overview and technique symbols!

This is a paper sewing pattern, printed on tissue paper with a newsprint instruction sheet in a paper envelope.


Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Be willing to carefully follow instructions
  • Stitch a basic seam
  • Instructions provided for either overlocker/serger or sewing machine seam finishing
  • Have general working knowledge of your sewing machine (how to thread, how to change the needle, how to change the feet)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Choose the Hummingbird Top by nearest full bust measurement. If a closer fit is preferred, go down a size. Go up a size for a more relaxed fit. Top is calibrated for 0" ease at the full bust
  • Choose the Hummingbird Skirt by nearest full hip measurement. 2.5"-3" ease is built into the skirt, which is designed for size and ease customization at the side seams. Fit-check guidelines included in pattern
  • Waist customization printed on pattern for both Top and Skirt for 20 waist measurements.


  • Check the envelope back for yardage/meterage

You Will Also Need:

  • Some lightweight fusible interfacing. See pack for details
  • Thread to match material
  • Invisible ipper for dress.
hummingbird back cover
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