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  Amy Butler AB031LTC Lotus Tunic & Cami


Amy Butler AB031LTC
Amy Butler AB031LTC

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Amy Butler LOTUS TUNIC & CAMI

Modern, feminine designs perfect for every occasion! Sweetheart neckline with subtle curves gives this tunic it’s “signature” style. Make yours with or without sleeves.

Materials List


Allow extra yardage for matching or centering a design on your fabric.

FOR THE LOTUS TUNIC (WITH CAP SLEEVE OR SLEEVELESS)
For size X-Small, Small and Medium from 44" wide light to mid-weight fabric

  •   2 1/4 yards for the Exterior
  •   7/8 yard of a coordinating fabric for Upper Bodice, Belt and Binding
  •   2 1/8 yards cotton muslin for the Lining

For size Large, and X-Large from 44" wide light to mid-weight fabric

  •   2 1/2 yards for the Exterior
  •   7/8 yard of a coordinating fabric for Upper Bodice, Belt and Binding
  •   2 1/4 yards cotton muslin for the Lining

PLUS

  •   20" coordinating dress or Invisible zipper (we use Coats brand)
  •   1 small hook and eye
  •   1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread (we use Coats Dual-Duty Plus®)


FOR THE LOTUS DRESS (WITH CAP SLEEVE OR SLEEVELESS)
For size X-Small, Small and Medium from 44" wide light to mid-weight fabric

  •   2 3/4 yards for the Exterior
  •   7/8 yard of a coordinating fabric for Upper Bodice, Belt and Binding
  •   2 1/2 yards cotton muslin for the Lining

For size Large, and X-Large from 44" wide light to mid-weight fabric

  •   2 7/8 yards for the Exterior
  •   7/8 yard of a coordinating fabric for Upper Bodice, Belt and Binding
  •   2 5/8 yards cotton muslin for the Lining

PLUS

  •   20" coordinating dress or Invisible zipper (we use Coats brand)
  •   1 small hook and eye
  •   1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread (we use Coats Dual-Duty Plus®)


FOR THE LOTUS CAMI (WITH CAP SLEEVE OR SLEEVELESS)
For size X-Small, Small and Medium from 44" wide light to mid-weight fabric

  •   2 yards for the Exterior and Facings
  •   1/2 yard coordinating fabric for the Upper Bodice and Binding

For size Large, and X-Large from 44" wide light to mid-weight fabric

  •   2 1/8 yards for the Exterior and Facings
  •   1/2 yard of coordinating fabric for the Upper Bodice and Binding

PLUS

  •   3/4 yard of 22" wide mid-weight sew-in interfacing (we used Pellon 40)
  •   7 flat buttons (size 1")
  •   1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread (we use Coats Dual-Duty Plus®)


TOOLS NEEDED: Scissors, Straight pins, Tape measure/Ruler, Seam ripper, Invisible or regular zipper foot for your machine (J&P Coats Invisible zipper foot fits most machines), Chalk pencil or pencil, Hand sewing needle, Turning tool, Iron and ironing board.

Finished sizes for all 3 projects:

SIZE: BUST: WAIST: HIPS:
X SM (4) 32 1/2" 26" 36"
S (6-8) 34 1/2" 28" 38"
M (10-12) 36" 30 1/2" 40 1/2"
L (14 -16) 39" 33 1/2" 43 1/2"
XL (18-20) 42" 37 1/2" 47 1/2"

BASE OF NECK TO FINISHED HEM:
SIZE: TUNIC: DRESS: CAMI:
X SM (4) 37" 46" 24 3/4"
S (6-8) 37 1/8" 46 1/8" 24 7/8"
M (10-12) 37 1/4" 46 1/4" 25"
L (14 -16) 37 3/8" 46 3/8" 25 1/8"
XL (18-20) 37 1/2" 46 1/2" 25 1/4"

Member Reviews
photo Pattern OK, but did NOT work for Me
The famous Amy Butler Lotus dress/tunic/cami. I fell instantly in love with the envelope picture and thought this dress would be the perfect mummy uniform: cheerful, practical and revealing in only the most flattering of places. The contrasting fabrics suggested on the envelope were very inspiring
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MariannaSew2Pro

6/14/13
photo Highly Recommend
This is such a lovely pattern - I've now made it twice (will post photos of the other version in due course!). Easy to make up, and a nice flattering shape with no substantial fitting required other than nipping in the side seams a touch to make it more fitted. I used a bright turquoise polka dot
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redbourner
star
4/11/12
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Casual tunic, dress or shirt Pattern Sizing: Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes Were the instructions easy to follow? Extremely easy. In fact if you have been sewing a while, this pattern may frustrate you with the
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ktmcgrath

8/3/11
Recommend, with Modifications
I made this twice, one after another, so with that in mind I might be able to add a few suggestions. First fabric I used was a tribal print from M & S Textiles. This imported fabric weave is not as close, so you really want to get it right the first time and not pull any stitches because it will sho
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sunday sew

8/28/10
photo Recommend, with Modifications
Pattern Description: Modern, feminine designs perfect for every occasion! Sweetheart neckline with subtle curves gives this tunic signature style. Make yours with or without sleeves. (from pattern) Pattern Sizing: XS-XL. I cut a M. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once
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LJane
star
8/6/10

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