Basics Tunic

$18.95 $15.95

This pattern is only available for pre-order at the current time.  We will ship your pattern around January 15th.  If you order this with another pattern or product, we will hold your order until this pattern is available.  If you would like the other items shipped before January 15, please place a separate order.

This is the paper pattern version.  For the PDF version, go here.

Sizes XS-3XL

While the word tunic comes from the Latin tunica, the tunic was not invented by the Romans. Examples of garments that cover the torso and the top of the legs, with sleeves and side seams, can be found in ancient art from South America to Southeast Asia and are worn worldwide today. This easy-sew tunic pattern features a handkerchief hem, side vents, and dolman, three-quarter length sleeves. The fit is roomy and loose, making a comfortable and stylish piece to wear over leggings or jeans. The high neckline is closed in the back with a hook-and-eye at the slit.  Gorgeous in silk for a dressy look or perfect in a rumpled linen, this tunic can be an everyday piece to wear again and again.


Suggested fabrics:  Light-weight fabric with some drape; linen, rayon, silk, cotton batiste, voile, velvet.

Sizing and yardage chart (.pdf)