Peplum shirt

My latest wardrobe addition is this linen shirt, I don’t usually wear shirts but I thought this was cute and gave it a try. I’m really pleased that I did. The fabric is one that I got this spring from the local fabric store, I got the last of it and there was only 70 cm left. I couldn’t pass it up because it was so beautiful. Ever since have I been trying to find a suitable project that would make it justice but it’s not easy to find a pattern that only requires 70 cm or less even if the fabric was extra wide.

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This is Peplum from ottobre 5/2013, I used a 100% shirt linen with different colored wept and weft. The neck lining is made in a quilting cotton. The only modification I made was to take it in a bit over the waist.

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Now to the skirt, this was made 2 or 3 years ago but is still unblogged (I’m a really bad blogger sometimes). It is made in a heavy 100% wool probably intended for winter suit coats, it might be merino, it feels like it but I can’t remember. The skirt is a 6 panel self drafted since until about a year ago I had never followed a pattern but drafted all of my sewing projects. This is not to brag I simply didn’t know how to modify a pattern to make it fit and though it was easier to simply fit as I went or as this case simply calculate a 6 panels from a circle, to fit my high hip and maximize the width of the skirt using  the fabric I had.

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4 thoughts on “Peplum shirt

  1. Yena

    Superfin! Funderar på att göra en jag med! Hur upplever du storleken?
    Looks great! I’m thinking about making one myself! What do you think about the sizes?

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    1. docksjo Post author

      jag går efter bystmått det var flera års sedan jag köpte kläder i större utsträckning och har inte riktigt koll längre men jag upplevde att den var väldigt stor i midjan och tog in extra där i övrigt bra, inte så där onaturligt smala ärmar som många har.
      Gör en jag tycker om min.

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        1. Docksjö

          Den finns med långa ärmar och spettsig krage som alternativ i samma mönster. Så det går att glra en mer traditionell skjorta också från samma mönster.

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