Wednesday, April 3, 2013

FROM TEE TO PEPLUM

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finally getting caught up with a little sewing, a short update on my fitted blouse for P.R. I didn’t realize the difference in the time zone so while I’m trying to wind everything up thinking I have over an hr to post, the time was up on their side, & because I haven’t been  a member for 3 months yet it wouldn’t let me send an email oh well carry on lol!

so moving right along, today I took a yellow T-shirt from the closet & decided to turn it into a peplum top

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I measured from the top of the shoulder  down to where I thought the ruffle would look good  

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then cut, leaving the hem in the bottom so I wouldn’t have to hem itchallenge21

then I stretched the cut off bottom part making it wider so I could put a little gather to it to create a rufflechallenge20

then run a  gathering stichchallenge22

then attach back to the top,creating a peplum look, I think it needed  a larger tee to make a fuller ruffle& maybe go up further to achieve the look I was going for ,I only ha a picture to go by on Pinterest so I’m sure there is two different sizes involved so maybe I’ll attempt it again later on

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I’ve been thinking about what to make for the sew your own wardrobe challenge, the word “plan” comes to mind, so I think I’ll try to plan out my projects one Season at a time

SPRING SUMMER FALL WINTER

Dress/Suites

Casual/Sport

Lounge/Sleepwear

Special Occasions

Refashions/Just For Fun

7 comments:

Judith said...

Super idea with the T - can't wait to see what you plan for the next 12 months challenge ... J

SarahLizSewStyle said...

Hi Helen, you didnt' have much luck with the fitted blouse contest :) . The t-shirt looks great though. Good luck with the plan - mine always get a bit wobbly and keep changing, lol's.

Natalea Scott said...

Hi Helen, I love the Tshirt idea!! It turned out really cute. I can't wait to see what you come up with next- you are so creative!!!

Natalea

Nanna said...

Hi Sarah, the problem I ran into with the fitted blouse contest was I din't think about the time zone difference. while I was working out my review it was already over, 10pm here 11pm there, just gotta ge a handle on these time zones lol

Lisa H. said...

I like that!!! Simple,quick and very cute. Thanks for sharing.

Zeva said...

You have a great plan! I like the idea of breaking it down by season. Can't wait to see how it comes out! Thanks for visiting my little blog!

ElleC said...

I like your idea of categories and the seasons. I think I will borrow/steal this, if you don't mind. I have been thinking along the same lines, but not as coherently as you. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with. ♥