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Paneled Tunic Top (Plus Size) 07/2012 #140



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Plus size top sewing pattern available for download. Available in various sizes.

This top is perfectly paneled and great for color blocking! This tunic top looks great paired with leggings or a skirt. It features a boat neckline, short sleeves, and loose fitting silhouette. You could even lengthen the hemline into a dress!

This pattern is from the Sail Away collection

Recommended Materials

Lightweight, softly draping fabrics.

Amount of Fabrics

Print silk twill,
width: 140 cm (55 ins)
length: 0.70 m (7/8 yd) for all sizes.

Plain washed silk,
width: 140 cm (55 ins)
length: 0.90 – 0.95 – 0.95 – 1.00 – 1.00 m
(1 – 1 1/8 – 1 1/8 – 1 1/8 – 1 1/8 yds).

Sequin fabric,
width: 110 cm (44 ins), sequinned over a width of 100 cm (40 ins)
length: 0.70 m (7/8 yd).

Crêpe de chine to back sequin fabric, a piece 70 × 70 cm (28 × 28 ins).

Seam Allowance

This pattern doesn't include seam allowance

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    May 12, 2013, 07.13 AMby jadedseas

    I wish Burda Style’s descriptions used illustrations as sometimes I have such a hard time figuring out exactly what I’m meant to do. I usually just end up assembling it with my own intuition. I thought it was a bit weird that the facing on the top panel only does half the armhole, and you are just supposed to turn in the seam allowance on the sequin panel and handstitch. So I made the facing an actual full length lining instead – which works well since my middle is a sheer chiffon. Will post a photo when I finish.

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    Dec 28, 2012, 01.01 PMby avjames

    I’ve made up this top with some variations – I just used one fabric for the top, bottom and sides, with a feature panel. The pattern was easy to cut and easy to make. It wears really well, I always get comments on how good it looks when I wear it. The only shortcoming, which can easily be changed or may not be a shortcoming for some, is that it is really really long!

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