Do you love the simplicity of classic tank tops? Does the thought of working with knits make your knees knock and your cheeks pale? Are the dolls in your life begging you for a wear-with-everything tank top, but find you making implausible excuses to avoid sewing whenever the subject is mentioned?
Relax--now you can hold you head high with confidence, thanks to the NOT! For Knits Tank Top PDF Pattern. Specifically designed for woven fabrics, this tank features easy bias binding on the neck and armholes, a rounded hem, a working pocket or faux placket, and a whole lot of stylish attitude. You'll learn how to sew easy and elegant finishes for the hem and neckline, and create as many looks as you have the ability to imagine.
Thumb your nose at those stretchy, unpredictable knits while you quickly sew up one adorable top after another. End your days of shame and inadequacy, and fill the closets of little vinyl people and their human friends with classic tanks in every hue! The NOT! For Knits Tank Top Pattern will allow you back into their good graces--and you won't even need to mention that it has an "Easy" rating.
PLEASE NOTE: This pattern was sized on a recently purchased American Girl doll. The pattern may need to be adjusted for older dolls.
Recommended Fabrics: Light to medium weight fabrics with a bit of body: quilter's cottons, lightweight satins, silks, or brocades, chambray
- 1/2 yd. of light-to-medium weight fabric (plus 1/4 yd. extra for contrasting bias version)
- Three snaps OR 3" very thin velcro
- Small, sharp scissors
- Fray Check
Optional: Very lightweight fusible interfacing for the pocket when using lightweight fabric, contrast thread for pocket/placket, three 1/4" buttons for Faux Placket version
Skill Level: Easy
What You Get: One 28 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.
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