I do love this pattern from Cali Faye. It’s delightful, lots of detail, easy to sew, adaptable!
I cannot find line art, but here is an envelope pic:
It has a raised front, dipped back, slightly opened bracelet sleeves, just delightful.
OK, earlier makes, in a larger size since I first sewed this several years ago, here.
My latest inspiration, to make a tunic to wear over jeans and so on. It’s so cute!
- I’m 5’7″, bust 34″ on a good day, so I sew a size Medium.
- Long ago I took a 1/4″ dart in the neckline, each side, to thwart neckline gap on my flat chest.
- And I moved my CB fold over 1/4″ over for the same reason. These adjustments are on my pattern pieces, which lets me cut this out without consternation.
- And also long ago, I drew an alternate flattened front bodice to eliminate the ‘smile’ upper bodice seaming, This version has a one piece upper front bodice. That doesn’t mean I don’t like the bodice detail, because I do, but some midweight cotton/lycra jerseys don’t love it. 🙂
- Fabric is Girl Charlee, cotton/lycra jersey, about 2.25 yd.
- The length – well, I aimed for 29″ on the center back, plus 1.25″ for the hem allowance.
Love this, and I’m planning a repeat in a deep grey heathered jersey. I really need warm tops, not sleeveless, for mid-winter wear. Have you adapted a dress to a tunic? Seems so logical, this was a great project.
Bye for now, Coco