There’s almost nothing I love more than planning a project and selecting or shopping for fabrics. Well, except maybe actually completing a project. Putting together these fabric recommendation posts is a joy and I hope you’ll find this one helpful when planning and sewing your own Victory Tank. First things first, grab yourself a copy
You have made it to the final steps of sewing your Victory Tank! Only your hem is left, and then you are ready to wear your Victory! STITCH MAIN HEM GUIDE & FOLD UP EDGE Prep the main tank hem by stitching a fold guide at 1/4″ (0.6 cm). I prefer sewing a hem guide
You can review the photos below or we also have a video clip of the clean fishing the armholes HERE. Roll the Bodice to Finish the Armhole To clean finish the armhole, take the bodice and roll one long end towards the other end. Continue all the way up until all of the bodice is
The View B neckline includes a few more steps to add the strap details but the sewing is pretty simple and you are in the right place for more support. Sew the Front & Back Straps There are several methods when sewing straps. Here are two options to try for the Victory straps. Sew Straps
Sew the Shoulder Seams on Main & Lining With the right sides together, sew the front and back bodice together at the shoulders. Press the seams open. Repeat for lining. Sew the Neckline Lay the main bodice down with the right side facing up. Place the lining right side down on top of the main.
Just a reminder, unless noted, the seam allowance included is 3/8″ (1 cm) for joined seams. Clip or mark the notches indicate by ‘T’ marks and triangles. Now let’s get sewing! STAYSTICH THE NECKLINE Before handling your cut pieces too much, I recommend sewing a stitch line 1/4″ (0.6 cm) away from the fabric edge
We are excited to add the Victory Sew Along to our library. Throughout this sew along we will be sewing both views. We hope you will find all the support you need, even if the Victory is your first garment. We also have community lead sewing support in our Facebook group, or you can email directly for additional support.