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The Priscilla Top by Mamma Can Do It

I like wearing leggings some days. And when I wear leggings, I need to wear either a dress or a long, tunic length top. It's the most comfortable outfit. I don't have too many tunic length tops for the summer time though, and I jumped at the opportunity to test the new Priscilla Top by Mamma Can Do It!
**Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links to the patterns I used. If you choose to purchase a pattern using my affiliate link, I will receive a small commission of the sale at no additional cost to you. **

I made two Priscilla Tops during testing. I really love both!

Let's Talk About This Pattern:

This pattern is drafted for knit fabrics. There is one length included (this long, tunic length). It has a handkerchief style hemline. It is really beautiful and unique! I haven't seen to many other top patterns around lately with this hemline!
There are two options for the neckline (and arm holes for the tank version). You can either use regular bands, like I used, or you can do binding. There are instructions for both included in the tutorial. I love the look of binding, but I love how quick bands are! I don't always have a lot of time when I sit down to sew, so I chose to add bands to both of mine!

In the tutorial, you will find instructions for choosing your size, based on the fit that you want. I just went by my measurements, and did not adjust size based on fabric type and stretch, however, and I love the fit of both of mine. You can see though, that one is slightly looser fitting than the other. It has to do with fabric type. I'll talk about that later!
You can choose to make a sleeveless top (tank top version), or choose from several different sleeve lengths.

This pattern is available to purchase in four size ranges, baby, girl, women, and women plus sizes! This pattern includes such a wonderful, inclusive range of sizes! The women's plus size fits up to 40! 😍 Or, you can grab a bundle with multiple sizes, if you need it! So anyone can wear this pattern, and I believe that it really does look amazing on everyone.

I feel like I say that a lot about patterns - custom size and custom fitted clothing makes a huge difference in how things look. Maybe that's why it always looks amazing!πŸ˜‰

My Fabric: 

For my first version, the mint one, I used a rayon spandex. It's very light weight, and honestly, due to the stretch, I likely could have sized down, but I really LOVE it! The tank version I made doesn't 100% match up to the pattern pieces - I initially planned to make a sleeved version, and adjusted the shoulders (I typically need a broad shoulder adjustment for sleeved things). Then I didn't add sleeves, and still used the same shoulders.
The 2nd one I made was EXACTLY according to the pattern pieces! I made no changes or adjustments. I needed another tank! Also, I got this in a mystery box from a company. It is such a fun fabric but I had no idea what to make with it. Then I realized that it perfectly matches my pink pants! So... Now I have a whole new, super fun, and not-me outfit! 🀣 Because I used DBP for this version, and DBP doesn't have the same stretch as Rayon Spandex, it is a little closer fitting, but is the exact same size.


I would recommend using a fabric with some drape. If not, the pretty hemline might appear a bit boxy.

So... head on over and check out this pattern here: https://mammacandoit.com/collections/priscilla-handkerchief-collection?aff=60 (affiliate link)

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