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Pattern Reviews> Self Drafted Pattern> 216165-1001 (Peplum Knit Dress)

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Posted on:3/7/14 5:11 PM
Pattern Size:Petite 
Project Photo:Self Drafted Pattern: 216165-1001 by sewdc

Pattern Rating:Highly Recommend
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Fabric:Cotton-Lycra Knit  [See other projects in this fabric]
This is a peplum dress made from knits. And contrary to what you might think, it flatters even those of us with large hips and thighs.

The key is finding a knit dress you like to use as a pattern.

The video instructions are SUPER easy to follow. I made it with 3/4 length sleeves and used a frankenpattern to match the armholes.

It takes almost no time at all.

I used a forest green cotton blend that I've been hoarding for years - about 2-3 yards.

I'm not sure I need another peplum dress, so doubt I'll make it again soon. But it gave me the courage to start knocking off other knit dresses I love.
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RoseE said...
Very nice!
3/7/14 6:28 PM
Mobycat said...
Stunning!
3/7/14 10:01 PM
Sewiing Sue said...
A lovely, versatile dress. You refer to a video. How do I access that? Thank you.
3/7/14 10:18 PM
SewLibra said...
I love your dress and the styling with the belt and necklace. I love knits too!
3/8/14 0:41 AM
sewgirlygirl-knot! said...
Did you make the belt? It goes perfectly, as does your necklace. Very classy dress.
3/8/14 1:02 AM
Couturemum said...
Gorgeous!
3/8/14 2:39 AM
CissieW said...
What a good-looking dress! Talk about versatility!
3/8/14 8:56 AM
wildberrymom said...
Beautiful! Great job!
3/9/14 10:07 PM
 
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