Basic Tank #1 | Adult Size S0c-L1c | Beginner Level Sewing Pattern



Sew your own crop, high neck, tank top with Rain City's Basic Tank #1. This fast sew features ALL RAW EDGES! That means this is a HEM FREE shirt. Even the neckband has a raw edge. Perhaps the best part of this top is that it only uses about 5/8 yard of knit fabric and can be sewn in under a half hour. 

Basic Tank #1 features this summer's hottest trend, side boob. Yes, you can show off that bomb ass side titty AND you're awesome belly at the same time!

But, let's just say side titty isn't your thing. This pattern includes a petite length that provides more coverage on the side (this really only works if you're the standard height). Okay, okay, so let's say you're cool with side titty but not with showing off that awesome belly, I got a tutorial inside the instruction that shows you how to add length. "BUT HOW MUCH TO ADD?" you say. Got you! I got you! The finished measurement chart is there with the finished Standard and Petite lengths. You just take that measurement and compare it to how you long you want it and add the difference...unless you want to show off the underside of boob (which is also pretty trendy, meow) then you would subtract the difference. 

The easiest summer tank awaits you! 

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a digital product, not a finished garment, and cannot be returned/refunded. This is a beginner level PDF sewing pattern for knit fabrics.

What you get:

A zipped file containing all the files for this pattern (a zipped file is simply a collection of files, think about it like this: 1 folder containing 5 files.)

To unzip your file:

  • Windows 10 you'll < right click the file and select "extract all" < select the location your files should extract to (desktop is a great location) < then select "extract".
  • MacOS Catalina: Click on the zipped file and it will open, revealing all the files.
  • Google "How to open a zipped file on _____" fill the blank with your operating system (example: Chromebook, iPhone, android, etc.)

Instruction File

  • Vivid, clear and high quality illustrated tutorial depicting each step.
  • Easy to understand language and definitions.
  • Video tutorials for sewing, picking fabric, taking body measurements and pattern page assembly.
  • Full Bust Adjustment Written Tutorial
  • Lengthen/Shorten Adjustment Written Tutorial 

A0 paper size pattern pieces

  • Pattern pieces that you print at a store.
  • Layers Feature

Trimless (no cut) Letter and A4 size pattern pieces

  • Pattern pieces that you print at home.
  • Pages do not need to be trimmed to assemble.
  • Layers Feature 
  • US Letter and A4 paper compatible

Trim Letter and A4 size pattern pieces

  • Pattern pieces that you print at home.
  • Page require trimming to assemble.
  • Layers Feature 
  • US Letter and A4 paper compatible

Optimized Projector File

  • Layers Feature
  • 1" grid layer for calibration. 
  • 4 cm grid layer for calibration.
  • Big and bold readable text.
  • Large margins for easy scrolling.
  • Unfolded and Folded File Options

Access to Rain City's inclusive sewing support and community Facebook Group

  • Human Rights are not up for debate in Rain City's sewing group. In this group: Black Lives Matter, science is real, no person is illegal, love is love, trans rights matter. While you may not agree with what Rain City stands for to be a member of this group you must be mindful to respect the beliefs of this group.
  • Join us in our Facebook sewing group! Share your creations, ask questions, be the first to know about tester calls and more!

    Skill Level:

    Confident Beginner - Able to sew a stretch and straight stitch with a sewing machine.

    Variations & Sizes:


    Stantard Height (65.5") and Petite (62")



    S0c (small size 0) to L1c (large size 1) (see size chart for more details)

    Sew Time: 

    1 hour

    Tools & Materials:

    Required Tools & Materials:

    Adobe Reader for Desktop + Printer + Paper + Tape or Projector

    Fabric Chalk or other method to mark fabric

    Sewing Machine (capable of a stretch stitch) + Stretch Needles + Thread

    Pins or Clips

    Scissors or Rotary Wheel with Cutting Mat


    Recommended Fabric: 4-way Knit Fabric, minimum 100% stretch across grain, minimum 50% stretch with grain

    Optional Tools & Materials:

    Serger (overlock) Machine

    Coverstitch Machine

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