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Vogue Patterns: 1261 (Misses' Tunic) thumbsup - Type:Tops    printable version
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Posted on:10/29/13 1:27 PM
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Pattern Description: Close fitting. Double needle stitching. A,B: Armhole seams on outside; self binding; ribbon on back; unfinished edges will show. C: neck binding.

Pattern Sizing: Misses XS - XXL. I made a medium and am generally a 12 in Vogue.

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? yes, except I didn't expose the seam allowances as are shown in the pattern drawing and photo. Mostly because I was too lazy to take the extra effort and just wanted to serge this together.

Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, this is a very easy tunic

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? loose fitting to wear with skinny jeans.

Fabric Used: rayon jersey

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: nothing other then not having the exposed seam allowances.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? I have made this top a few times before and have actually worn out those versions. It's a bit rare for me to wear out something since, as most of us who sew a lot have plenty of clothes and not enough closet.

Conclusion: great tunic pattern. It's a great length and I love the raglan sleeves for narrow shoulders.

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CissieW said...
Great top and great job matching those stripes!
10/29/13 4:11 PM
Danvillegirl said...
Love your fabric and goes great with this pattern.
10/30/13 5:30 AM
blue mooney said...
SueV, I absolutely love the top you made. Great fabric, love the way you used and matched the stripes.
10/30/13 8:47 AM
Rhoda K said...
Love all your tops - strips matched to a T.
10/30/13 9:07 AM
Sue Parrott said...
Oh, I like your fabric, this is cute!
10/30/13 6:44 PM
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