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Leanne Marshall: Peplum Dress

Added Jun 7, 2012

by danii97

Savannah, Georgi...






A beautiful dress designed by Leanne Marshall! This is Simplicity 1876, view B. The fabric is a soft yellow, lightweight shantung. This took me about 4 days to complete, it has 2 peplums over a darted pencil skirt design and a sweetheart neckline, strapless bodice,14 in invisible zipper, also a ribbon type belt! I made one alteration to the of the skirt, I sewed a curve on the back seam to make it more fitted at the bottom of the skirt. Don’t mind my awkward sports bra tan line! ;)

Material Notes

3 yds of Lightweight Shantung, Polyester




Garment Type
Bridal, Classic, Evening Wear, Preppy, Romantic
Polyester, Silk

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    Jan 17, 2013, 06.23 PMby hgonzalez30

    I love this pattern. I am thinking of making this dress in white and full length and adding peplums all the way to the bottom.

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    Jun 10, 2012, 12.21 PMby laurii

    beautiful! x

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    Jun 10, 2012, 04.08 AMby Lauren9

    Very Cute!!!

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    Jun 9, 2012, 02.59 PMby Meg Hardin

    This is such a beautiful dress! Everything is perfect (:

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    Jun 9, 2012, 11.49 AMby arriadney

    wow stunning dress you look lovely

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    Jun 8, 2012, 09.11 PMby Glenville Hughes

    Lovely dress and a lovely ft

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    Jun 8, 2012, 09.04 PMby Ali Daniels

    Really lovely work! You look fabulous :)

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    Jun 8, 2012, 08.52 PMby merche

    That´s a lot of work and you did a great job! The colour is beautiful. Did you use boning too?

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      Jun 9, 2012, 03.42 AMby danii97

      No I actually only used interfacing on the bodice! :)

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    Jun 8, 2012, 06.45 AMby prettysewinggirl

    You did an awesome job!!! In only four days, wow! I’ve got my eye on the Leanne Marshall dresses too – I need a dress for a wedding soon… but I’m afraid it might be a bit above my skill level still! Love yours :)

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    Jun 8, 2012, 01.12 AMby pamchar

    I love this dress and the pale yellow is perfect on your tanned skin

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    Jun 8, 2012, 01.03 AMby byrdiesews

    Gorgeous dress! I love all the details of this pattern. The fabric and color you used is perfect and looks great on you!

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