Patterned Peplum Top

Added Jan 17, 2013

by Claire van K...

Antwerp, Belgium

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Based on the Lace Collar Top(08/2012), I made this top without the lace collar, the colours of the fabric were bold enough for me without a collar attached. I tried to make the pattern completely symmetrical(failed in the back part of the peplum).
The fabric I used is from Dries van Noten, from an older collection. The fabric is a kind of cotton, not stretchy at all, so the zipper(invisible zipper in the back)is around 55 cm long.
The pattern was easy to use, no difficulties in this pattern. I might try to make the same one in a longer dress version soon!

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    Feb 5, 2013, 02.07 PMby gwenyver

    Amazing fabric! Where did you find it?

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      Feb 7, 2013, 03.26 PMby Claire van Kuijck

      I know right? The colours are so bright, I love it. I found it at the Dries van Noten stocksale, in his atelier in Antwerp. At most stocksales designers give their leftover fabrics away for a good price, it’s great for finding rare fabrics.

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    Jan 29, 2013, 06.43 PMby madyb

    I love this!Amazing job!

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    Jan 23, 2013, 06.04 PMby LimeSoda

    Project Runway is in your future most certainly, just because you seem to have an eye for matching fabric to an appropriate pattern. Lovely.

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    Jan 20, 2013, 08.32 AMby mokosha

    sooo fantastic.. i love your work with matching pattern, it took the top to whole new dimension

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    Jan 19, 2013, 09.49 PMby 1sewingprincess

    Great job. Looks perfect on you. What size did you use? Did you have to alter the armhole?

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      Jan 19, 2013, 11.56 PMby Claire van Kuijck

      Thanks! I used size 36. No, it fitted perfectly, i did make the sleeves a little tighter though.

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    Jan 19, 2013, 04.57 AMby nouvellegamine

    gorgeous! I love the matching you did on the fabric!

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    Jan 18, 2013, 08.02 PMby chillwear

    Amazing! What beautiful fabric.

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    Jan 18, 2013, 04.04 PMby Cristina Staicu

    Looks like it’s straight from the catwalk :) Beautiful!!

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    Jan 18, 2013, 08.55 AMby martinK

    WOW, this is realy extraordinary great stuff! You find a good way of matching the fabric’s patterns!!! congrats :-)

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    Jan 18, 2013, 08.16 AMby Claire van Kuijck

    Wow, thanks everyone!

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    Jan 18, 2013, 06.43 AMby parze

    Very nice pattern-matching.

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    Jan 18, 2013, 06.38 AMby Mary P.

    Clever and beautiful!!!!

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    Jan 18, 2013, 06.24 AMby Mary Athey

    Just fab!! The fabrics amazing x

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    Jan 18, 2013, 04.58 AMby Inga 888

    Love the fabric and how it is put together, looks like first class designers stuff :)

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    Jan 18, 2013, 02.51 AMby MegH

    WOW, I love this ! The fabric is amazing.

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    Jan 18, 2013, 02.36 AMby skeeler

    Wow! It’s beautiful. Well done.

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    Jan 18, 2013, 12.59 AMby tmcguire

    GREAT job! Love that fabric!!

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