Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Vogue 8962 tunic


This pattern had been waiting to be made for far too long. So long, in fact, that is now out of print. I'm so pleased I finally made it though as it's a really nice style.

Vogue 8962

Vogue 8962 is a tunic, skirt and pants pattern. The tunic has an optional cowl neckline, which I made, interesting seam lines and a high-low hem.


Hopefully you can see some of the outfit in the poorly-lit pictures. I am wearing the tunic with my Paprika Patterns Jade skirt and a new pair of Megan Nielsen Virginia leggings from lovely, stretchy, warm ponte from Spotlight.


 Oops, I seem to have lost the skirt! Here it is with some higher boots instead.



This was a very simple pattern to make. I used some lovely wooly knit fabric in grey from Potter Textiles. There wasn't quite enough grey to do the cowl neck, so I used another patterned, knitted remnant from Potter's for the neck and lower sleeves. It coordinates very well with many things.


If you have this pattern I would definitely recommend it. It is flattering and comfortable and I will certainly be making more.

So there.

8 comments:

  1. I love the interesting shape of this tunic. What a shame it is out of print now. Great use of contrasting fabric too. Works equally well with a skirt or leggings.

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  2. I love your use of the contrast fabric. The combination looks very chic!

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  3. Cute top and the contrast works really well! Lovely!

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  4. Love the hem and the contrast cowl and sleeves

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  5. Just want to echo Mags comment. That contrast works and the whole outfit is wrapped up in winter cosyness!

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