Tag: peplum

plaid peplum party dress!

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with pockets!  but i didn’t want to overdo the alliteration.  oh my, are you guys ever in for a treat.  april rhodes has done it again.  here is yet another pattern very suitable for beginning seamstresses that turns out a fun, sophisticated, comfortable, versatile wardrobe piece in just a matter of hours.  thank you april…oh, how i LOVE this dress.  (more…)

confetti peplum

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is two peplums too much?  it’s the last one, i promise.  i bought this confetti rayon at joann’s on sale awhile back, if you can believe that.  it was one of those instances where i couldn’t tell if it was ugly or awesome, which i feel like applies to ~80% of my fabric purchases.  now i think it’s awesome. anyway, this is a wild and crazy little sewing experiment (like most of my projects since i continue to avoid commercial patterns out of irrational fear) that actually turned out quite well!   (more…)

stripey peplum

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i jumped on the peplum craze full force in the last couple of weeks, which can only mean it’s probably on the way out since i tend to be behind the times (to put it mildly).  anyway, i think they’re cute, and it turns out they’re fairly easy to make.  i ordered quite a bit of this striped jersey from girl charlee awhile back thinking it was something else.  i’m not crazy about it, but it’s very thin, incredibly soft, and i’ll never let stripes go to waste, so it seemed a perfect medium for some peplum experimentation. (more…)