Bias-cut one-shouldered tunic is fashioned with a single batwing sleeve and angled hemline .
You will need:
- approx. 2 yds. [2m] of fashion fabric, 45″[115cm] wide. *
- coordinating thread
- Kraft paper
* allow extra yardage to match a one-way or printed fabric.
This pattern is drafted by height. The body proportion is made up of 8 heads.
Your height divided by 8.
eg. for a person 5 foot 4 inches: 64″/8 = 8 or 163/8 = 20.4
1 head amount = 8 inches or 20.4 cm.
Use a set-square to draw a 90 degree angle on the Kraft paper.
Set up a grid using the square as shown:
1st row : A,B,C
2nd row: D, E
3rd row: F, G
4th row: – , H
Point 1 is left midpoint on square D.
Point 2 is bottom left corner of square F.
Point 3 is top midpoint on square B.
Point 4 is top right corner of square C.
Join points 1 and 3 and join points 2 and 4, with a straight line.
Point 5 is bottom right corner of square H.
Point 6 is right midpoint of square C.
Join points 5 and 6 with a straight line.
Point 7 is intersection point of lines.
Draw a ½-inch [1.25 cm] facing parallel to lines 1-3, 4-6, and 5-7.
Line 2-4 is the grainline.
NOTE: Add seam allowance around perimeter of pattern piece. (thick solid line)
Cut 2X self. Note: Flip pattern to cut back section.
- With RIGHT sides together, match raw edges of front and back pieces. Pin/baste between 1-2, 3-4, and 6-7. Stitch seams and press open.
- Turn under facing ½” [1.25 cm] at neck and on sleeve opening and hem.
- Turn under slit facings between 5 and 7 and stitch down. Then, hem bottom of tunic.