34 Free Tunic Sewing Patterns
Make a flattering and trendy top for you or your little one with these free tunic patterns and tutorials!
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Close your eyes and picture this: a stunning, chic piece of DIY clothing that is super flattering, extremely affordable, and unbelievably easy to make. What could this mysterious garment be? A DIY tunic, of course!
Check out this article of 34 Free Tunic Sewing Patterns, where you'll find a fantastic collection of DIY tunic tops, tunic dresses, and tunics for kids. Tunics have a flowy, feminine shape that makes them trendy and attractive for every body type. These tunic tutorials are also versatile and stylish for work, a night out, or even a relaxing day at the park.
As well as being versatile, tunics look wonderful with a variety of pant options. If you'd like to create a whole new outfit, create one of the tunics in this list and then head over to our collection of free sewing patterns for pants! You'll love the process of creating a new look that will be sure to turn heads, and you can fully live out your personal style with these patterns.
This list of easy sewing projects includes tunic tutorials that you can make for every season and occasion. No matter what style of tunic you're looking for, you'll be sure to find a tutorial you love in this collection!
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Women's Tunic Patterns
One of the most flattering tops around, tunics first became popular in the 1960s and have remained stylish with women everywhere to this day. Hitting at the hip or below, these DIY tunics can be paired with jeans, tights, or leggings, and they are a great way to emphasize a smaller waist. Great for any time of year, these free tunic patterns and tops to sew are the perfect way to look stylish while being completely comfortable.
Transform an old long-sleeved tee into a chic and trendy tunic that's figure flattering and fashionable. Made in a 1960s-inspired baby doll silhouette, this tunic sewing tutorial shows you how to upcycle an old tee and add a flattering empire waist and flared sleeves.
Made from a stretchy knit, this DIY top will fall elegantly over you. This feature is made even more elegant thanks to the gold buttons atop your shoulders.
Create a light and airy tunic from an old men's dress shirt with this easy pattern! You'll be sure to love the look and feel of this shirt.
Made with a chic racerback, this DIY tunic can go from the gym to a night out in no time. This free tunic tutorial uses 2 yards of knit fabric and has a cinched waist and deep v-neck, so it gives the illusion of a small waist and is long enough to wear with leggings.
This is a super easy boho chic tunic, recommended for a first-time sewist. This breezy tunic looks cheerful and light, perfect for the warm seasons!
This free sewing pattern will allow you to easily sew a top that fits like a glove. Choose a nifty graphic design to make a bold statement or keep it simple with a basic fabric.
This simple maternity tunic is made with a cute tie on the back. This is something you can wear when you're pregnant, but it will still look great after the baby comes.
Hitting right below the hip, this free tunic pattern has a loose, comfortable fit and uses one and a half yards of soft, stretchy knit fabric. A great top to pair with dressy leggings, this printable sewing pattern comes in size large and features a rounded scoop neck and can be knotted at the waist.
This easy project is a great place to start if you want to learn how to sew your own clothes. Pick out your favorite fabric in your favorite color then follow along with the sewing tutorial.
This tutorial includes instructions for altering your favorite shirt pattern in three ways: converting the shoulder line to a drop shoulder, adding tuck pleats, and planning a painted design. Make your Zulily knockoff by starting with luscious rayon challis fabric, which drapes beautifully and provides a slim profile.
This is a stylish and comfortable top that is easy to make, and it is perfect for the warmer spring weather. This free sewing tutorial creates a top that is feminine, breezy, and comfortable.
This tunic has an accent at the shoulders and a flared shape. You can find detailed printing, cutting, and sewing instructions in the pattern description.
Transition from summer to fall or winter to spring easily with a free sewing pattern that's perfect on its own or layered under a cute cardigan. This pattern is your solution to warm fall days and looks fabulous when paired with your favorite jeans or leggings and chic fall boots.
Go back to sewing basics and create a top that's figure flattering and easy to make. This top to sew is an essential piece of any woman's wardrobe and is lightweight and breathable for warm summer weather.
This Oversized Tunic is an easy sewing pattern that will help you make a plus-size tunic top or dress, depending on the length. Follow these instructions to learn how to sew a tunic top to wear with jeans, leggings, or even a skirt, or to make a dress that can be cinched around the waist with a pretty belt.
Learn how to make a tunic you will absolutely love when you explore this DIY tunic tutorial. Combine the comfy design of a tunic and the stylish combo of colors that only color-blocking can provide.
With this free sewing pattern, you can easily learn how to make a tunic that is elegant, beautiful, and versatile. This DIY shirt is perfect for the office, a night out, or even a casual afternoon at the park.
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Looking for a dress that will float over your curves and flatter your figure? Then you need to learn how to make a tunic dress. Choose a DIY tunic dress from this list and be amazed at how well it conceals your tummy or any other problem areas you want to hide. A simple tunic dress pattern is all it takes to feel like your best self! In fact, tunic dresses are one of my favorite things to wear because I don't feel like my body is on display. They are just so comfortable and figure-flattering! Pick an easy tunic pattern and make a whole bunch for your wardrobe.
This easy sewing project is perfect for beginners and is quick to make. It's a simple, flattering design that looks great with a fun patterned fabric.
This DIY tunic dress is perfect for farmers' markets, lazy afternoons, and everything in between. Its simple design and unique silhouette make it perfect for layering.
An adorable spring dress that can be worn on its own or over pants or leggings, this DIY dress tutorial takes only 2 hours to make. This easy dress tutorial comes with a matching belt, meaning you can accentuate your waist to show off your curves or belt your dress at the hip, giving it a fun 80s vibe.
How to Make a Tunic for Kids
If your daughter or granddaughter needs an update to her wardrobe, then these free tunic patterns are perfect for her. Tunics are the ultimate combination of a shirt and dress, so they're dressier than everyday t-shirts but are easier and more comfortable to move in unlike formal dresses. Create tons of adorable tops that your little fashionista will love with these DIY tunics and sewing projects for kids.
Make this girls' tunic dress with long or short sleeves, cuffs, or gathered elastic. You can even make it with flannel and add a ruffle to have a sweet nightgown. The gathered shoulders and sleeves really give this dress a cute look while still being a fun play dress.
Your little girl will love the comfy fit, and you'll love how easy it is to learn how to make a tunic with this tutorial. Cute details like a front pleat, lace trimming, and button closure make this DIY tunic even more adorable.
Make girls' clothes that you absolutely adore by following this tutorial. Learning how to sew a shirt was never so easy, thanks to these detailed instructions.
Get ready to have some sewing fun with this mommy and me free sewing pattern. Of course, you can just make one if you aren't into the whole matching thing or don't have little children.
When you're sewing for kids, it's important to keep comfort and fashion in mind. Check out this tutorial for an outfit that's both comfy and stylish.
The secret to dressing a toddler or baby is dressing them in layers. This tunic was designed exactly for this purpose.
This adorable little top to sew is easy to make, a great baby shower gift, and too cute to pass up. Using just one yard of fabric, this free printable sewing pattern is downloadable in sizes 0 to 3 months, making it perfect for babies of all shapes and sizes.
Add a colorful butterfly to any tunic or dress with this simple tutorial.
This tutorial on how to create a tunic for a child from a women's collar shirt is easy and adorable! This tunic is a perfect addition to a fall wardrobe.
Learn how to make a dress for your girl that is perfect for fall with this free dress pattern for sewing. Optimized for both knit and woven fabrics, this sewing pattern makes it easy to mix and match coordinating fabrics or just show off your favorite design.
Make this adorable tunic for the little one in your life. She will be comfortable and stylish in this little top.
This summery shirt will look so cute on your child, and you probably already have everything you need to make it!
Interested in making more clothing that'd be perfect for spring? Don't miss out on this Free Sewing Patterns for Spring Fashion: 8 DIY Sewing Projects eBook
What's your favorite style of top to wear? Let us know below in the comments!
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