View PatternView PatternView PatternView PatternSewing PatternDraped jersey top Garments This loose fitting tunic by Amanda Walker is not only comfortable and stylish, but easy to stitch, too. It’s custom sized, which means no tricky pattern pieces to follow – simply use your own measurements to cut the shapes and stitch together. Fusible web tape is used for fuss free hemming and the facings are made from an extended seam allowance, so there’s no excuse not to get stitching!EssentialsJersey fabricCoordinating sewing threadFusible hemming tapeDimensions ListCustom-sizedStitch a jersey blouse1 First measure your hips. Cut a rectangle from jersey fabric with the width as half your hip measurement, plus an extra 8cm, by the length you would like your tunic to be, plus 3cm for the hem and 6cm for the facings at the top (9cm in total). This will be the back of the tunic.2 For the front, adapt the back pattern so the top is 16cm wider (8cm either side), but the base and length should measure the same. Angle the side edges down to the base. Cut this shape from jersey.3 Lay the front and back pieces together with the right sides facing. The base and side edges should match together, the front at the top will be larger to create the cowl effect.4 Stitch across each shoulder seam with a stretch stitch, using the diagram which indicates the seam allowance and the angle of the seams. Stitch the side edges together with a 4cm seam allowance leaving a 23cm gap down from the shoulder seams for the armholes.5 Open and press the large seams allowances to become the facings for the neck and armholes. Use fusible hemming tape to keep the facings in place. Fold and press a 3cm hem and either use hemming tape to secure, or a blind hemming stitch on your sewing machine. Other Popular Makes... Easy Fabric Scrap Bucket BagAccessories BagsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Carry your belongings in style with this easy patchwork scrap bag. You can also use these instructions to create matching Selena SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Wrap skirts are seriously underrated as a modest yet fun go-to that is easy to sew. This design by Amanda Debra SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Denim skirts are a wardrobe staple and this chic number by Julia Claridge puts a twist on the style classic Gabrielle SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)If you aren't confident at stitching darts, this pencil skirt designed by Amanda Walker is a good practise piece as Otis the OwlToysDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Whipped up in Riley Blake's Vienna range, this adorable owl toy is the perfect avian pal for little ones and Piped Home Letter CushionsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)3D letters are a popular home decor trend, so why not create your own stitchy version? These cushions will allow PopularRecent Dave Dachshund Free Sewing Pattern Downloads Floaty Floral Three Quarter Sleeved Dress Retro Mixtape Cushion Stuffed Fabric Letters Art Gallery Fabric Unicorn Toy Sewing Bee Sleeveless Shell Top Tweed Chicken Doorstop Sewing Bee Shift Dress Make Your Own Bodycon Dress Wiggle Dress Roger reindeer Make a festive toy Easy Fabric Scrap Bucket Bag Selena Skirt Debra Skirt Gabrielle Skirt Otis the Owl Piped Home Letter Cushions Maddie Top Faith Dress Lizzie Tunic Pyjama bottoms Flora Pyjama Set Liberty Hedgehog Get all of your sewing essentials sent straight to your inbox! Please keep me up to date with regular emails from Sew MagazineYou need to tick the box above to confirm you want to recieve emails We have sent you a confirmation email, please confirm it.