I was really excited when I was picked to be a pattern tester for Sew Caroline’s new pattern, the Waterfall Tank. It’s a great little summer tank with a ruffled double layer on the front. It is finished with bias tape and can either be done as a fitted strap or tie strap option.
The tank is a very quick sew and I think it would be great for an advanced beginner. The only skill that could be a little bit of a challenge for a beginner is the mitered corners that are required on the back of the tank if you choose the fitted strap style. I have done a lot of mitered corners when binding quilts but this was the first time I’d done it on a garment. I am really happy with how my corners turned out!
I made a size medium and the only change I made was to grade out the back piece to a large at the hips. The finished garment is roomy at the hips but I am glad I gave myself a little extra room at the bottom. I used this tencel chambray from Robert Kaufman for the body of the shirt and a fat quarter of this Art Gallery Fabric for the bias binding. I want to go back to my local quilt shop to see if they have yardage of this fabric. It’s a departure from what I usually buy but I really ended up liking it a lot and I think it would make a great Sugar Pop Top.
The Waterfall Tank pattern is releasing today! You can check it out at Sew Caroline’s pattern shop. Thanks for letting me test your pattern, Caroline!