Tunic no. 1 sewing pattern in card stock enclosure
open instruction booklet with scissors, folded sewing pattern and fabric, pin cushion and spool of thread
unfolded sewing pattern
Tunic on a hanger in striped fabric

100 Acts of Sewing: Tunic No. 1 - Print Sewing Pattern

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Tunic No. 1 is a dropped-shoulder top with two options for length, a cropped shirt or tunic. This relaxed garment is the perfect layering piece and stitches up super quick! The neck is finished with bias tape facing and there is an optional patch pocket. First published in issue 8 of Taproot Magazine.

A separate instruction book takes you through all the steps, from tracing and cutting the pattern pieces, attaching the sleeves, to making and sewing bias tape. The pattern is printed on bond paper, with eight nested sizes. 

Full bust measurement (your body size):

XS: 32 inches (81 cm);  S: 35 inches (89 cm);

M: 38 inches (97 cm);  L: 41 inches (104 cm);

XL: 44 inches (112 cm);  2X: 47 inches (119 cm);

3X: 50 inches (127 cm);  4X: 53 inches (135 cm)

Recommend fabric:  

Mid to light weight cotton, linen, rayon or natural fiber blend fabric (no jersey or knits)

Yardage requirements:

shirt length: XS: 1 7/8 yards (1.75 m); S-M: 2 yards (1.85 m);
L: 2
1/4 yards (2.1 m); XL: 2 3/8 yards (2.2 m); 2X-3X: 2 1/2 yards (2.3 m); 4X: 2 3/4 yards (2.55 m)

tunic length: XS: 2 1/4 yards (2.1 m); S-M: 2 1/2 yards (2.3 m); L: 2 5/8 yards (2.4 m); XL: 2 3/4 yards (2.55 m); 2X-3X: 3 yards (2.75 m); 4X: 3 1/4 yards (3 m)

If desired, additional 1/2 yd (0.5m) or fat quarter of contrast fabric for bias tape or pocket. Optional notion: 3/4" (18mm) bias tape maker

Garments made using 100 Acts of Sewing patterns are for personal use only and are not intended for commercial sewing.