Peplum top and pencil skirt makes a dress

Added Sep 21, 2013

by Berna Van Zyl

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This dress is based on the previous green dress that I made using the 07/2011 V-neck LBD #110 pattern from Burda.

I used the original bodice and made it a peplum top. The pencil skirt at the bottom is not in any way tied to the peplum top. So this outfit is very versatile, as you can wear both pieces separately or together as a dress.

I used black leather and a sort of woven fabric that I bought for R45 at work. The fabric is actually for upholstery, but I loved the charcoal colour and the woven texture. The fabric gave the dress a good structured form.

I stitched the zipper on top of the fabric, because i was scared that the fabric would be too thick for a hidden zipper and that it would not lie down nicely.

In the end I think the zipper adds to the whole dramatic feel of the dress.

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Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Grunge, Mod, Punk, Rock
Material
Leather/Fur

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    Sep 22, 2013, 01.46 AMby ThreadTheory

    I love this – the texture combination is stunning!

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    Sep 22, 2013, 01.41 AMby slmnstyle

    Great job on your outfit! It looks very well made and is very flattering on you!

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    Sep 21, 2013, 06.20 PMby rita61

    Nice!

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    Sep 21, 2013, 04.43 PMby yenny lee

    Lovely

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    Sep 21, 2013, 04.02 PMby Mary Athey

    This is lovely on you and the photo’s are fab x

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    Sep 21, 2013, 03.01 PMby Carien Dolittle

    Very lovely!

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    Sep 21, 2013, 01.53 PMby Hadassa Dorcean

    Beautiful!

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    Sep 21, 2013, 01.46 PMby ioannakotsoni

    Gorgeous! I love it !

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    Sep 21, 2013, 11.05 AMby Debbie Allingham

    What a gorgeous outfit – the upholstery fabric gives it great structure. And what stunning scenery too!

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