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Another simple tunic

This is another pattern repeat.  I last sewed the Simple Tunic from the book Bold and Beautiful Easy Sew Clothes back in early 2014.  I found that I wore it fairly regularly, especially once the weather got hot, so decided to sew another before our Queensland/NSW trip in September.

2015-11-01 09.53.04 Once again I sewed the smallest size – which as you can see is still very roomy – in linen.  This is an enjoyable garment to sew.  Seams are topstitched after overlocking, and the hems and neck facing are topstitched in place as well. 2015-11-01 09.52.58

There’s not much to say about it – it definitely is simple!  If you are tall you might want to consider lengthening the top a little, as the front is shorter than the back and curves up quite high in the centre.  As always, it just depends on what look you are after.

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I have one of the jackets from the book cut out at the moment that I hope to sew over the summer break.  More detail about the book is in my earlier blog post.


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