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Magnolia Tunic Top and Dress Sewing Pattern, by Hilarie Wakefield Dayton, Instant Download

The Magnolia Tunic is a PDF sewing pattern by Hilarie Wakefield Dayton. This PDF womens sewing pattern makes a Tunic, Tunic Top and Tunic Dress. This PDF pattern is available to print at home by instant download, immediately after completing checkout

Magnolia is an easy-fit pull-on style tunic fashioned with a simple neckline. It can be sewn into a tunic, top or dress. The neckline facing makes it special. You can make it as simple or as detailed as you wish. Magnolia is your ticket to one and done dressing.

Design Options: - Length - The tunic front and back bodice pieces have multiple cutting lines so that a range of lengths are possible. - Facing - The facing can be made from the same fabric as the rest of the tunic and placed on the inside (solid neckline), or it can be made from a different fabric and placed on the outside (contrasting neckline)

Sizing For sizing, please refer to the chart image that is included in the listing image.

Photography credits in the first and third picture: Caty Gene Studio



"The pattern was easy to make up and comes in a very nice downloadable format with colored line types for the different sizes and full-color step by step instructions."

"The fit turned out great and I will definitely make it up again"

"I made the Tunic and I love it and the fit is so flattering."

SHIPPING AND DELIVERY This pattern is sold as an instant download. After purchase, you will receive an email with a download link. Make sure that you have Adobe Reader, as you will need it to open your file.  

Pattern can be printed on either A4 or US letter paper.

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?


Sizes 2-14

What this 51 page e-book contains:

Misses Size chart in imperial and metric

List of supplies

Sewing lesson plan

Pattern marking lesson

Step by step color pictures in the instructions

Direct link to tutorials on my blog

Seam allowances are included on each pattern piece.

Magnolia is an intermediate sewing pattern. You will learn how to prepare both an inside and a contrast facing, sew a curved line, ease a sleeve cap, transfer markings and sew bust darts. Don't worry, I'll walk you through each step and am available to help!


Suggested Fabrics Designed for light to mid-weight woven fabrics: cotton, linen, voile, lawn, gauze, chambray and silk 

Optional: contrast fabric for neckline facing and sleeve bands

Additional Materials and Supplies

Thread, contrast thread, 3/8 yard of lightweight fusible interfacing, (I use Pellon SF101)

Optional: serger to finish seams, hem gauge, pressing ham and pressing cloth,

Embellishment Options: beads, embroidery floss, pompom trim or bias trim are some fun to consider when planning the facing.


For sizing, please refer to the chart image that is included in the listing images.

*Please understand that refunds or exchanges are not offered once the pattern is downloaded. 

Be sure to check the suggested fabrics below to see some of my favorite suggestions.