Polka dots peplum shirt - I love it

Added May 2, 2014

by miinkaa

Ivancna Gorica, ...

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Description

I got an idea to make a peplum shirt out of jersey. I choose this wonderful polka dots fabric. I made a strange combination of my own pattern for the top part and as always a wonderful Burda pattern – Burda 8/ 2012, mod. 113/114. I wanted to simplify the Burda pattern because I used a stretch fabric I could afford to make pieces without the zipper and Abnaher. I made my life difficult because I had, again, less fabric then I needed. I had only 1 m of this fabric and now I see that I would probably need at least 1,20 m. Because the top parts are cut in 1 piece.
I did some weird cuts on the sleeves. I didn’t even have enough fabric for the neckline or the sleeve’s cuffs but never mind, I used some black jersey. I love the pattern – I love the back tail, the fact that it’s longer at the back than at the front. The peplum – lttle skirt – just sits perfectly. I also love the batwing sleeves – it’s my new obssession. So, the peplum is taken from Burda magazine but the top part was traced around one of my knitted sweaters and it was adjusted to these specific pattern. Can’t wait to do more in different colours and patterns.
Check out my homepage for a pattern download – http://minxplace.blogspot.com/.

Material Notes

Viscose Jersey

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Tops
Style
Casual, Rock, Romantic
Material
Knits/Jersey

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    Jun 29, 2014, 01.53 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Very nice peplum top! It looks comfy and great in jersey :)

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    May 2, 2014, 06.18 PMby maggieg5

    You top turned out great, clever use of fabric to

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/polka-dots-peplum-shirt-i-love-it