Veronica’s Empire Tunic

By Jennie Chancey

I wanted an elegant tunic to go over my full skirt, so adapted my Regency pattern with elbow length sleeves into a tunic. I added a band under the bodice, and instead of a gathered back skirt panel I made it fit right onto the band. I’ve received heaps of compliments about my new outfit. The skirt is a full circle that I designed myself using four square panels and gores in between. It is attached to a chemise so the weight of the skirt is more even, and I’m wearing short stays over the chemise.

Veronica S.

This is a great use for the Regency Gown pattern, Veronica! I’ve made myself many hip-length tunics to wear with skirts. Love it!

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1 Comment on Veronica’s Empire Tunic

  1. Adriana
    July 27, 2011 at 11:13 pm (3 years ago)

    I love the idea of using this pattern as a tunic.

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