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Savannah by Wardrobe by me patterns

We all have the perpetual nothing-to-wear problem even though we have full closets. I decided to fix it by trying out all the tunic patterns in my stash. So far, I've made P4P Everyday Elegance (blogged in my spring/summer capsule post), Love Notions Rhapsody (still to blog), Rad Patterns Day in the park and Night on the town tunics (blogged here). The latest in my quest to make up all the tunic patterns I own is Savannah by Wardrobe By Me.


Savannah tunic is a really good option for those who want to make a button down shirt but are either intimidated by a stand collar, or want to make a shirt in a few hours really quick :-) This tunic has 2 simple options for finishing the neck - woven binding or knit ribbing. They come out looking very different. Knit binding looks sporty and cool for a shirt this style. I don't think I've ever seen that in a woven shirt. I want to try that option next time. For this shirt, I did woven binding. Pattern piece and instructions are provided to make your own binding which I did.


The pattern comes with a full length sleeve which is finished with a professional looking pleated cuff. There is also a knit cuff for the knit binding option. For my first, I wanted to make a sleeveless version which worked out pretty well.


This is a beginner friendly shirt pattern which has details like back yoke, hi-low hem, cuff sleeve with pleats or sleeveless options. It can be made in a shirt length, tunic, or dress length! It can be made in drapey wovens such as rayon, or shirting of your choice. I bet it would look divine in chambray!


I'm happy to have had added another shirt to my work wardrobe. Christina's patterns are always a great fit and this was no exception.

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