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This contest is closed. Congratulations to Karen C. the lucky winner! The Gathered Back Top & Tunic pattern is the first of our new pattern collection to be released and we are so excited about it! This pattern was our most popular pattern at market. It's easy to see why this top has been so popular, it is incredibly flattering and super simple to make. This is also the first garment pattern of ours that goes up to size 3X! The secret to it's flattering shape is the gathered back. This design element is created with a unique technique that manipulates the two back pattern pieces. Top stitching along the gathered edge keeps the back neat and professional looking. We have made the top in a number of fabrics. The teal version shown at the top of the post was created in a cotton batik. The yellow version above is a rayon. You can see how the rayon gives the top a much looser drape. The cotton creates a more structured look. This is such a great top to use with different garment fabric substrates. Aside from the rayon, we also worked with double gauze, knit, and cotton lawn (shown below). This style could also be dressed up by using a silk or linen fabric. The pattern offers the top in two lengths, a blouse length and a mid-thigh tunic length, which you can see above. Either design offers multiple styling options. How do you style your gathered back? Send us a picture or post on Instagram with hashtags #howdoyoustyle and #IndygoJunction.