23.12.15

Tessuti Colette Tunic Top Pattern

A quick post.  Here is my Tessuti Colette Tunic Top.  The fabric is a voile that I bought online from Tessuti over a year ago.  Possibly a silk cotton blend??

This pattern had a lot of features that I love, all in one pattern...raglan sleeves and gathers over the tummy being the main ones.  I made no changes to the pattern whatsoever.  I mostly opt for sleeveless tops, but this is comfy and cool to wear.





Initially, I wasn't sure what length I wanted so I cut the tunic length.  This is it unhemmed below, just in case you want to know how long the tunic is.  I don't know how my final length compares to the top length of the patter, as I just hemmed it at the length I wanted.


I bought the hard copy of the pattern and followed the instructions in the book.  This is the first time I have tried using the vilene  to apply the bindings.  This method did not work so well for me, and I ended up taking the bindings off and doing them again by feel, as is my usual way.

I'm happy with the top and can see myself making more of them.

5 comments:

  1. Its a shame you had to waste a bit of fabric from the extra length. The final results are fantastic. Best wishes for the season.

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  2. That fabric is just gorgeous! And the pattern looks really nice too. Interesting style lines. It all looks great on you :-)

    I really like raglan sleeves too. Very comfy.

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  3. Love this pattern. And the fabric you used is perfect. Looks cool to wear in hot weather. I like the longer length, too. I could almost see it in a fabric with more drape as a mini dress.

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  4. Looks lovely, cool and floaty.

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  5. Great color on you & cute simple dress.I love all the ways you can adapt this pattern!I’m so impressed with your sewing patterns.

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