Pattern Description: The Priscilla Tunic is a throwback design based on those fab outfits from the 60's and 70's with a fresh twist! The fit is easy and flattering with princess seams, elevated waistline, and A-line skirt. The large flared sleeves add drama and fun! Priscilla is offered in two lengths and three sleeve lengths. This tunic is well suited for regular weight cottons as well as lighter weight voiles and cotton lawn, so be sure to consider those when choosing fabric.
xxs to xxl Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
I made the tunic exactly like the pictures except I left off the sleeves.
Were the instructions easy to follow?
Kay Whitts instructions are always easy to follow.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
I really liked the princess seams. They are on the back too. This makes it so easy to adjust the pattern to get a great fit.
I used quilting cotton I think. It was at Joann Fabric in the sale section. The fabric was marked damaged, it has uneven weaving through out the whole thing. So it was marked 3 dollars a yard. Then it was 50 % off, $1.50 a yard....score!! SO I thought this would make a good first muslin for a new pattern. But I love the way it came out. I don't need another go at it. The princess seams allowed me to adjust as I sewed it. I really don't mind the uneven weaving. The pattern on the fabric is so bold, who will notice that.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
Only changes was to leave off the sleeves and the neckline just didn't seem right on me. I followed the lines on the pattern just cut the neck line one inch lower.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
Yes I am going to sew this again. While I was sewing it, I kept thinking of ways to use this pattern again. I would recommend it to others. Maybe just adjust the neck line.
I found this pattern to be wonderful. I have used other patterns from Serendipity Studio before many times. I have over looked this one because of the bold fabrics and the major statement of the sleeves. But after looking at the lines and a suggestion from the designer I thought I would try it. I am very glad I did. I can see myself using this pattern many times again.