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Summer Peplum Blouse

Added Jun 6, 2010

by figamadood

Boulder, Colorad...






My sewing goal for the summer is to make more blouses, so here is my first try. I picked up a bunch of random pieces of fabric from SCRAP in SF on a recent visit and thought this blue cotton would be good for a top. I’d also been wanting to try out JJ’s bodice sloper pattern, so the blouse came together from there! When I made up the pattern as is, I realized how short it is so I added a peplum made out of a large circle of fabric. I put pearly white buttons up the back, and gathered the ends of the peplum so that they would overlap in the back. I think I’ll need to tweak the fit of the pattern a bit on my next project, but I’m happy with how this blouse turned out – it’s definitely different from anything else I have in my wardrobe!

Material Notes

Some kind of cotton




Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Preppy, Vintage

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    May 20, 2011, 09.05 AMby monikapullerits

    Very simple, yet elegant! Love how the colours come together. :D

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    Jun 11, 2010, 08.17 PMby mcginnhold

    extremely chic in style and color. Beautiful on you, and very well done.

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    Jun 6, 2010, 11.21 PMby littlecottondresses

    Simple yet interesting – nice job!

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    Jun 6, 2010, 06.28 PMby ranzien


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    Jun 6, 2010, 03.25 PMby klasika


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    Jun 6, 2010, 03.05 PMby ann-marie-1

    So beautiful.

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    Jun 6, 2010, 04.45 AMby dilshadburman

    VERY CUTE!! My goal this summer is ALSO to make more blouses! I’m still stuck on skirts though!

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