Tilly & The Buttons Esti Sewing Pattern

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Simple to sew and incredibly versatile, this top-and-trouser co-ord makes an instant outfit, staple separates for layering, or even a chic faux jumpsuit. Whether you’re a beginner or more experienced stitcher, our signature step-by-step photo instructions will make the Esti co-ord a speedy and satisfying sewing project.


  • Chic square neckline
  • Diagonal bust darts
  • Two lengths – waist or high hip
  • Finished with easy-to-sew facing


  • Wide legs with full-length, cropped or shorts hemlines
  • Elasticated waist finished with horizontal topstitching
  • Optional large patch pockets on the bum

SKILL LEVEL - Confident beginner

MODEL GARMENT SIZES - Sarah (navy blue printed set & gingham set) is wearing a size 5 (UK 14) and Sophie (lilac set) is wearing a size 9 (UK 22) on the bust and waist, graded to a size 14 (UK 32) at the hips.


  • Fabric (see below)
  • Matching thread
  • For the top: 0.5m (5/8yd) interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)
  • For the bottoms: Your waist measurement in 25mm (1in) wide elastic
  • For the bottoms: 2 x large safety pins


Light-to medium-weight woven fabrics. Try linen or chambray, or viscose (rayon) or Tencel (lyocell) for a drapier look.


140CM (56IN) WIDE


  • sizes 1-10 – 1.2m (1 3/8yd)
  • sizes 11-15 – 1.5m (1 3/4yd)

Cropped trousers:

  • sizes 1-10 – 2.3m (2 1/2yd)
  • sizes 11-15 – 2.6m (2 7/8yd)

Full-length trousers:

  • sizes 1-6 – 2.5m (2 1/2yd)
  • sizes 7-10 – 2.6m (2 7/8yd)
  • sizes 11-15 - 2.9m (3 1/4yd)


  • sizes 1-6 – 1m (1 1/8yd)
  • sizes 7-10 – 1.5m (1 3/4yd)
  • sizes 11-15 - 1.6m (1 3/4yd)

115CM (45IN) WIDE


  • sizes 1-10 – 1.4m (1 5/8yd)
  • sizes 11-15 – 1.6m (1 3/4yd)

Cropped trousers:

  • sizes 1-10 – 2.6m (2 7/8yd)
  • sizes 11-15 – 2.7m (3yd)

Full-length trousers:

  • sizes 1-10 – 2.8m (3 1/8yd)
  • sizes 11-15 – 2.9m (3 1/4yd)


  • sizes 1-10 – 1.5m (1 5/8yd)
  • sizes 11-15 – 1.6m (1 3/4yd)
Shipping & Despatch

We aim to despatch all in stock orders received before midday Monday-Friday on that same day. Orders received after midday on Friday will be despatched on the following Monday.

We like to give you all available options for your delivery costs so you have the freedom to choose the best option for you.

At checkout you’ll be able to choose from;

Royal Mail 1st Class - Large Letter if your order is under 100g. 

Royal Mail Tracked 24 - Aims to deliver Next Day, Tracked service including text or email with delivery confirmation and tracking.

Royal Mail Tracked 48 - Aims for a two day delivery, Tracked service including text or email with delivery confirmation and tracking.

DPD - full tracked next day delivery, text or email with a 1 hour time slot on the morning of delivery.

DHL 24/48 - Aims to deliver within 24 hours but can sometimes be 48 hours. 


Returns / Terms and Conditions

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Returns are accepted but you must contact us within 48 hours of receiving your order and state the reason for your return. Fabrics will only be refunded if they are received back to us in the original condition and must not have been cut or pre washed. 

Please send clear photographs if there are any issues or damage to your fabrics to sales@littlelegsfabrics.co.uk within 48 hours of receiving the fabric.

Refunds will only be provided for the fabric and not the shipping costs unless your fabric is damaged. Returns must be paid for by the customer unless the fabric is damaged or incorrect in any way. 

All fabrics are cut and measured by hand, as such there can sometimes be an under or over cut of up to 3cm, in this case, a refund or exchange will not be offered. If you feel your fabric has been under cut by more than 3cm, please send us an email.