From Boho to Chic: 12 Timeless Tunic Sewing Patterns

My days of wearing crop tops are long gone, and while I love wearing T-shirts, sometimes I want a bit more coverage over my butt.

Or I want to wear something feminine, floaty and pretty, but it's too cold to wear a dress.

Or I just want to wear a nice, comfy pair of leggings as pants, but I don't want people giving me those looks!  

Those are the days I love to pull out a tunic, and there are some gorgeous tunic sewing patterns out there. From the bohemian Tory Burch tunic, to something more figure-hugging, here are the best tunic sewing patterns:

I love these women's tunic sewing patterns. Great to wear when it's too cold to wear a dress but I still want to something pretty and feminine. Bonus: I get to hide my butt too! Here's a great collection of tunic sewing patterns - from boho to fitted. So many lovely designs!

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Boho Tunic Sewing Patterns

The Wanderer Tunic from Striped Swallow has a sweet v-neck front, rounded back yoke with optional keyhole button closure and a flowy shirt-tail hem. It's a lovely loose tunic sewing pattern for when you want to feel free and easy.

Sew In Love shares this free sewing pattern and video tutorial for the Boho Kimono Tunic at So Sew Easy.

The Colette tunic sewing pattern from Tessuti is a comfortable, loose tunic top is the perfect beach cover-up or, in a shorter length, a light and cool summer top. 

Tunic Sewing Patterns with Flair

The Warabi tunic sewing pattern from Waffle Patterns is fun and free-flowing, with bell-shaped kimono sleeves.


The Daisy designer tunic from StyleArc has a stylish symmetrical double angled hemline. It comes with sleeveless and three-quarter sleeve options, and it also has in-seam pockets (I just love pockets in my clothes!).

The Lesley Flutter Top from Seamingly Smitten is a loose, flowing tunic, but is fitted at the hips for a slimming look. How fun are the flutter sleeves!


The Lady Hazel Top sewing pattern from George & Ginger Co has an asymmetric flowy hem design, perfect for spring and summer! An elegant back keyhole tie-closure and darted bodice make for a fabulous and flattering fit! (And there's a cute matching girls version by Jilly Atlanta!)

The Willow Tunic from Serendipity Studio is a terrific silhouette for all seasons!  With lots of variations, this tunic looks great as a dress or a tunic with skinny jeans or leggings. (And how pretty is that embroidery!)

Free Tunic Sewing Patterns

The free Ariadne Tunic sewing pattern from Tanit-Isis is a flowing, hip-length tunic with scooped, gathered neckline and rear keyhole opening, flutter-sleeves and hem band. It's a lovely feminine, but casual design.

The Easy Breezy Tunic is a free pattern from It's Always Autumn is a simple design for every day. Choose the right fabric to dress it up or make it more casual.

Studio Faro shares the drafting instructions for the Wrap Drape Tunic. It looks like a challenge, but the result is lovely!

Which is your favourite tunic sewing pattern for hiding the lumps and bumps?

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