You will need
- - tracing;
- - scissors;
- - pins;
- - cm tape.
Find the pattern of the tunic. There are lots of them, tunics with sleeves and without sleeves, different lengths. Look for patterns in magazines for lovers of sewing, for example, Burda, in the books of the same direction or on Internet websites dedicated to clothing design.
If you have not found the right pattern, make it yourself. To do this, take a basis of the usual patterns for women's shirts. In the case of the tunic will modify the pattern so that the front end was tselnokrajnie, and consisted of two shelves. Then make the desired cut jackets more free. Measure the circumference of the breast and thighs, add a few inches and widen the existing version of the pattern. If necessary, change the pattern of the sleeves. They must be direct, without unnecessary assemblies, and excessive pomp in the shoulder area. Also note and length of the tunic. In the classic version it needs to reach at least the thighs, and maybe longer. To do this, measure the distance from your shoulder point to the desired point - hip or below. Put it in a pattern appropriate changes. Cut out the resulting pattern, if you did it on a separate sheet of tracing paper or graph paper.
Prepare the fabric from which you are going to sew the tunic. It is advisable to pre-iron iron once the pleats are not messed up cut. You will wear it with pins cut from a paper pattern. If you are sewing a tunic from fabric with a pattern, a route pattern note the direction of the figure. Circle attached paper washable pencil indented a half inch for seam. Cut out the fragment of the tunic of tailoring scissors.
If you are sewing a tunic from fabric with plain weave, decide whether you want to make cut on the bias or straight, that is, the thread direction of the fabric. Suppose that, another option, but it is important that all parts were cut the same. the exception is Kant, which must be cut out on the bias.