Essential Tank Sewing Pattern

Fill your wardrobe with this quick pattern with endless options! From a basic tank, to racerback straps, to a sundress or tunic, you'll be able to make a variety of basics for your closet. This one needs lots of stretch, so choose a lightweight knit jersey fabric.


Full Sizing Details: XXS-5X (Chest: 30" - 60", Waist 23.5" - 57", Hips: 33" - 64")

Fabric Requirements: Basic Tank: XXS-5X: 1m Maxi Dress: XXS-2X: 1.75m, 3X: 2.5m, 4X/5X: 3m

See the Essential Tank pattern on the Patterns for Pirates site.

Essential Tank Makes from the Web

Sew and Tell Project

this style of tank is what I live in during the summer!

Our notes: There are so many wonderful variations on the tank pattern featured in this blog post! If you've ever wondered how this pattern will look on different bodies and with different options, this is the blog post for you!

crisdizzy on reddit

This is sew a quick easy sew.

Our notes: OP made a whole dress with just 1 yd of fabric and the results are incredible! I love the way the racerback shows off tattoos!

Lonely_Teaching8650 on reddit

I've made like 10 of these and I live in them

Our notes: We love that the OP has graded between sizes to tweak the fit for her post-partum body. Grading between size is an excellent solution for those with larger chests.

bingalaa on reddit

So so easy there are full pictures of the steps and even then if you are still confused the facebook group is super helpful

Our notes: This thread is full of tips about sewing with Patterns for Pirates! From where to find tutorials and other enthusiasts, to where coupons can be found to try a few patterns for free.

guacsteady on reddit

I really amazed myself on this one!

Our notes: This cosplay is absolutely inncredible! It really showcases the way that simple tweaks to patterns can make a costume shine. And, as an added bonus; photos of baby Rocket Raccoon.

r3dg3m on reddit

Wow, great fit & topstitching!

Our notes: We stan a newbie with knits! This post shows that you can get a beautiful fit and wardrobe peice even when you're new to knits.

ErinRB on reddit

I always upvote P4P!

Our notes: We're absolutely here for a good nerdy make, and these legging D.E.L.I.V.E.R.

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