January 27, 2015

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Hi there, it's me -- Mandalynn! Thank you {sincerely} for stopping by and supporting my dream and boho chic style. I hope you will find something in my creative space that inspires you. And if you are interested in knowing more about me, my designs and how I ventured into designing sewing patterns...stay tuned, I'll have more up on this page soon :)


Wanderer Tunic - Tester Round-Up

Wow the response to the Wanderer Tunic has been overwhelming! I'm truly so grateful for all the wonderful testers that helped make this pattern fantastic! I designed this pattern with the double banded, 3/4 length sleeves in mind, eventually adding long and short options. I had no idea though when I sent it off to testing that I would eventually end up with 10 sleeve options in this pattern. My testers did such an amazing job of using their creativeness to make each one of their tops truly unique. I love them all!! Get ready for a picture overload....

Short sleeves with elastic (by Tina)

Short sleeves with lace (by Christina, The DIY Mommy)

3/4 length with fabric & lace bands (by Erin)


3/4 length with lace bands (by Ashley, Magically Stitched)

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Short sleeves with trim and band (by Emily)

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Long sleeves with fabric bands and lace (by Heather, Cozy Cute Creations)

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Short sleeves hemmed (by Julie, Our Chez Nous)

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3/4 length with fabric bands and ric rac (by Lilia) {please note the pattern was adjusted and sleeves are not quite as puffy as shown in Lilia's gorgeous version}

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Short sleeves with fabric band (by Ashley, Magically Stitched)

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Long sleeves with lace (by Melissa, Rebel and Malice)

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Short sleeves with elastic (by Emily)

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Long sleeves with optional contrasting elastic casing (by Tracy)

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Long sleeves with ruffle shirred sleeves (by Traci, Stitching by Love)

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Short sleeves and 3/4 length variations (by Lisa)

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Long sleeves with fabric bands (by Krystal)

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Short sleeves with trim and band (by April) {Model is a size 12 wearing a size 14}

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Short sleeves with lace (by Meri, La & Le Creations)

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A few other beauties...

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Well if you are not inspired after seeing all those amazing Wanderer Tunics...I don't know what to tell you ;) Seriously though, the testers created some fabulous tunics and I could not be more happy with the outcome of this pattern. I've been working on this for several months and almost scrapped it twice, but thankfully pushed through and it is ready for you all, yipee!

You can pick up your copy on my website here or on Craftsy (anyone wanting to use PayPal will need to purchase on Craftsy). There is a Release Sale going on through this Friday, January 30th ($2 off, no code needed).

Hope you all love this tunic as much as my daughter and me! Oh and yes, there will be a women's version coming as well :)

xoxo,

Mandalynn


Mandalynn Soileau
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