Good Morning! I’m excited to review 5 out of 4 Pattern’s Versatility Tank and Pants (afflink). There’s something to be said about comfortable clothing. We just make too much of it and we never have enough of it! There’s nothing like coming home after a hard day and slipping into something that is comfortable. The stress of the day just melts away.
I felt this way with 5 out of 4 Patterns Versatility Tank and Pants. It’s a quick sew to make your evening awesome. This pattern can be used several ways and isn’t just limited to lounge wear. Small adjustments will to fit could lend the pattern to be used for yoga, running, jogging, and out running errands. There are a multitude of options for the Versatility Tank to fit every aspect of your life.The tank top options are: regular tank, tank with a built-in shelf bra, sports bra, nursing tank, nursing tank with a shelf bra, nursing bra, and maternity pattern piece to make specific changes to the tank to accommodate a growing baby.
I made the regular tank top and capri length pants. The shirt fabric is poly spandex from Mabel Madison and the pants are red interlock knit from Joann’s. The pattern states you will need 2 yards of fabric to make the pants. I was able to make the capri length pants using 1 yard of fabric. You would definitely need the 2 yards of fabric if you are matching a print or sewing the regular or long lengths.
Don’t be afraid of the 54 pages that are the pattern pieces. You do not need to print all 54! Depending on the tank top style you choose you’ll print at most 24 pages for the tank top and 29 pages for the pants. I did not print the pages for the yoga waistband instead opted to use the cutting measurements. You can also print in layers to save paper and ink/toner. The directions are very thorough! Detailed explanations are given for working with fold over elastic and single fold and double fold binding.
This is the first review for 5 out of 4 Patterns by Pattern Revolution. I have sewed the Knot Your Average Shirt & Dress previously.
Overall, I really like how quickly this pattern comes together and the versatility that is offered. Please excuse the poor photos! It was 30 degrees and snowing yesterday in South Carolina.
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And here is a quick look at the Sports Bra that Suzanne whipped up.