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Peplum Top

Added May 30, 2012

by SachiDespic

Ithaca, New York...






I have been seeing peplum blouses everywhere this year and wanted to give it a shot. I used stretch fabric and it turned out to be a cure, comfortable top!

Material Notes

stretch cotton




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Romantic
Cotton, Rayon

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    Jun 18, 2012, 09.00 AMby SassyT

    Thank you. Absolutely love the top on you, am a beginner so my tutor will help me, when I start classes. So adorable.

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      Jun 18, 2012, 01.01 PMby SachiDespic

      Thanks! Good luck on your project!! Looking forward to seeing your creation here :)

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    Jun 16, 2012, 08.58 PMby SassyT

    Is it easy to make the peplum part, just noticed the actual top doesn’t have one, damn, and I really like yours.

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      Jun 16, 2012, 10.43 PMby SachiDespic

      Sorry if my post was confusing! I made alteration to the original Burda pattern. but It is very easy.

      1. first, decide where you want your peplum part to start on the bodice, then draw the line. (I think it’s most flattering if you make this the thinnest part of your torso. Mine was exactly at the waist line of the pattern)
      2. measure the line. you can do either front and back separately or combined.
      3. decide how long the peplum part should be.
      4. draw a ractangle using step 2 and step 3 measurement.
      5. draw lines 1-2" apart perpendicular to the step 2 measurement.
      6. cut those lines, and split & spread the rectangle, and smoothe lines to make the peplum pattern.

      I hope that helps!

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    Jun 4, 2012, 07.27 AMby joost52

    I’m really impressed by how well this is put together. Those darts and seams look amazing. Great job!

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      Jun 4, 2012, 11.37 AMby SachiDespic

      Thanks!! My secret is really good ironing…. well I guess that’s not really a secret :)

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    May 31, 2012, 04.37 PMby kristensaurus

    Beautiful! Very flattering, and the color is nice. I’ve been wanting to make one too, but I don’t think it would be as flattering on a bigger frame.

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      Jun 4, 2012, 11.34 AMby SachiDespic

      Thanks!! I think the peplum makes one look thinner as long as it starts at the thinnest part of the torso:)

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    May 31, 2012, 04.13 PMby Ravince

    lovely, great job.

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    May 31, 2012, 09.12 AMby Mary Athey

    lovely xx

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    May 30, 2012, 07.53 PMby fmsarawlove

    Great job! Looks so pretty. What pattern did you use by the way? If any.

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      Jun 4, 2012, 11.32 AMby SachiDespic

      I used burda bustier pattern from 02/2011 issue! I cut off the part below the waist and added peplum :)

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    May 30, 2012, 06.51 PMby wildcatspow

    Really cute!

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    May 30, 2012, 05.42 PMby mixtlii

    Very pretty, very classy!

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    May 30, 2012, 05.18 PMby clcorbi

    This is so cute! I love peplums; they’re a really unique detail to add.


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      Jun 4, 2012, 11.28 AMby SachiDespic

      yes, I love peplums because it’s cute and also make me look thinner.. :)

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    May 30, 2012, 04.40 PMby vianderek

    It turned out great!

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