Bias Peplum Shirt Tutorial…


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Of course I made a tutorial to go with this shirt silly. What blog do you think you are following here after all?! Lol.

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It just took me a while to get it all together.  But here we go…

Ok, first off – you will need a basic bodice pattern. I actually altered my Petal Maxi Dress pattern found HERE, and cut it off at the waistband mark.

Once you have your main bodice pattern pieces cut, I added facing pattern pieces – as well as pocket pattern pieces. For the pocket I simply cut (2) 4″ x 5″ rectangles of fabric. Then…

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I construct my pockets using the tutorial by iKat found HERE.

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Moving onto the shirt pattern pieces…

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For the bias strip method, see the original tutorial from No Big Dill found HERE.

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Once you have the back of your shirt done, we will add the zipper.

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I think we have just finished the hard parts, the rest is cake. Simply…

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Almost done!!!

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And there you have it, a super cute bias strip shirt! Totally fun, whimsical, and kid friendly for your little one.

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 Thanks so much for stopping by, and until next time…

Happy Sewing!


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Jess Abbott the Sewing Rabbit is the founder and creative director behind the me sew crazy blog, as well as SewSet.com, 5 & 10 Designs, GNO Events, and co-editor of STYLO. She resides in Virginia Beach with her husband and 3 children.
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Comments

  1. says

    Thanks for the how to on how to put in an exposed zipper. I have loved the style for a while, but haven’t wanted to bother trying to figure out how to put one in. I think I will be making a shirt like this for my two girlies. Thank you!

  2. says

    Love this- especially the lace zipper. And the distressing with a pumice stone is a good tip too- I just barely found one for my toilet so if I do distress anything I will obviously have to buy another one. :)

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