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summer heat peplum

Added May 19, 2014

by izbott

Penticton , Canada






This is a fun pattern. Its the Sonja dress as found on the burdastyle website. I have been wanting to try to make a peplum top. Here is my version. I used a seersucker material with fine silver threads. Perfect for summer. I added the lining which was a great find. Its a taffeta which also has such a nice weave; it looks like the bark of a tree. Kinda hard to see in the photo. I think I needed to add lining as facing is too see through with this application. Also to finish it as best as I could, I made some bias tape in the same material of the shell.

It really came together. I think I am ready now to try cutting and sewing my more expensive materials. I still found this project helpful as I can’t seem to get enough practise with fit and with zipper applications
to lining. I sometimes sew the shell to the lining.

It is really funny because I do it all the time!

Material Notes

cotton seersucker & taffeta for lining. Zip -regular style applied in invisible method.




Garment Type

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    May 20, 2014, 09.13 PMby maggieg5

    very pretty top and nice finish :0)

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    May 20, 2014, 09.45 AMby liliv-1

    It’s a very cute top!

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    May 20, 2014, 07.28 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Great top Izbott! I like the way you did with the hem and the fabric is very summerly and Nice ☼ Thanks for sharing the pattern :-)

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    May 20, 2014, 02.00 AMby izbott

    ThAnk you Rita61! It sunny skies in the forecast. :-)

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    May 19, 2014, 11.14 PMby rita61

    Neat fabric. Hope it warms up soon!

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