I have to agree this is the only tunic pattern you’ll ever need. The pattern comes in different lengths to wear as a tunic top, dress or long tunic-style dress. The tunic top pattern has been given the makeover to adapt to your style – choose boho or glamorous. The pattern has interchangeable sleeve, neck plackets and collars. There are expert tips to guide you and a gallery to inspire you. This is the best of ready-to-wear – one pattern- lots of options. Tunics are so comfortable to wear, but when I am shopping, I find them in polyester or silk, and the latter are expensive. Besides I like to make my own and with this book, I can get the fit right, choose my own fabric and change the look. You’ll find Elements of The Tunic; Putting It All Together and Sewing Tutorials in this book. Excellent photos show you the options, fabrics, embellishments and styles that are possible. There are some fantastic examples including using lace. At a glance, you will see pattern and fabric requirements. Measurements are given in yards and metres. I love the detailed instructions with easy-to-follow photos. This book could be used by the beginner upwards. Pattern pieces are included. Highly recommended.
The Tunic Bible
One Pattern, Interchangeable Pieces, Ready-to-Wear Results!
Sarah Gunn and Julie Starr ––
The only tunic pattern you’ll ever need!
Sew the perfect tunic to express your style—from simple and modest to daring and chic! Mix and match collars, neck plackets, and sleeves for an endless variety of professional, store-quality results. Stitch up a sharp bodice pattern, designed to fit sizes XS to XXL, in assorted lengths, styles, and trims. Well respected in the sewing industry for their pattern reviews and online garment challenges, Sarah Gunn and Julie Starr make the tunic accessible and exciting for those with basic sewing skills and beyond.
• Create chic, ready-to-wear tunics with a multi-length, graded pattern and expert construction tips
• Choose your style—casual, preppy, boho, or glamorous—with interchangeable sleeves, neck plackets, and collars
• Get advice on shopping for fabric and trims, guided by a huge gallery of inspiring tunic tops
112p + pattern pullouts, color
8.5 x 11
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