Pe-PLUME

Added Aug 4, 2010

by fidgetfingers

Chicago, United ...

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Description

This is my version of Zyanya’s butterscotch blouse. It took me forever to draft out, and everything went wrong. I didn’t realize that the pleats had to be sewn down, so I did that after I’d already attached the yoke, so there’s gaps at the top and bottom where I couldn’t reach. Then, the front and the back didn’t match up. Oops.. and then, it was way too short, and since I was running out of material I cut the peplum in a semi-circle, mostly on the bias. As a result, it sticks out. A lot. Once I added an extra band around the bottom, it didn’t look quite as bad, but it still juts out strangely.

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Tops
Style
Classic
Material
Cotton

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    Aug 6, 2010, 06.37 AMby Zyanya Walker

    hey i just came across this. very cool too see that someone has made a version of my blouse. i think it looks great how it is! i did not sew my pleats down. but i like that you did because it created a fitted version. i think that the peplum looks nice this full, its contrasting to the fitted bodice. it looks more fuller than mine, more like a full circle..? i think you sewed the yoke very nicely too. it is definitely a tricky blouse when there is no pattern and you have to draft it yourself. i really like yours though :)

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      Aug 8, 2010, 04.39 AMby fidgetfingers

      thanks!! the only way I could fit the peplum in was to cut it from a circle, so that’s why it’s so full. Thanks for posting the instructions!

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    Aug 4, 2010, 11.57 PMby pamchar

    I made two dresses with peplum, I love the idea of a blouse and I will surely try it. I think peplum give a touch of elegance. Good job ;)

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This project is based on

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/pe-plume