Open Back Peplum Top

Added Jun 30, 2013

by Slotaby

Austin, Texas, U...

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Description

I loved the open back dress pattern, but since I didn’t think I’d get much wear out of it as a dress, I converted it into a blouse. After I constructed the bodice of the dress I added a self-drafted peplum and two buttons for the closure. It’s the perfect summer top!

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Material
Cotton

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    Jul 6, 2013, 01.44 PMby alekat

    wow thats so pretty! And a great idea to convert it into a top! Great work!

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    Jul 3, 2013, 11.56 PMby chillwear

    So cute, I have to get this pattern. Great idea!

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    Jul 3, 2013, 03.27 PMby MandieW

    Check out the homepage. This is our member project of the week!

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      Jul 3, 2013, 05.27 PMby Slotaby

      Wow! Thank you so much!

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    Jul 3, 2013, 09.35 AMby tejka

    awesome..great fabric and soo retroo..

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    Jul 3, 2013, 04.37 AMby mockingbird5

    Love what you did to this pattern – what a great idea! I still need to post my pics of the open back dress – I just love the way it turned out!

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    Jul 3, 2013, 04.13 AMby plethora

    Very cute and it looks great on you. Love the fabric you chose too.

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    Jul 2, 2013, 12.51 PMby Vesnić

    it looks great! is it Burda pattern?

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    Jun 30, 2013, 08.46 AMby Mary Athey

    what an adorable top, i love what you’ve done with this pattern. its gorgeous on you x

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      Jul 1, 2013, 03.45 AMby Slotaby

      Thanks :)

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    Jun 30, 2013, 06.21 AMby khatsu

    What a great idea! I loved this from the magazine too but then I looked at the fabric requirements. I like your top version better since, like you said, it would probably get worn a whole lot more.

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      Jul 1, 2013, 03.50 AMby Slotaby

      Thanks! I definitely used way less fabric than the pattern called for – probably only 1 or 1.5 yds. I’ve already worn it twice :)

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    Jun 30, 2013, 05.23 AMby rita61

    Very cute!

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      Jul 1, 2013, 03.45 AMby Slotaby

      Thank you!

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