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Peplum Top with Zipper Detail

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Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design taught by Barbara Deckert

Plus-size women deserve cute clothes! Learn how to make comfortable and flattering garments with Barbara Deckert, author of Sewing for Plus Sizes.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Plus-sized
Style Casual
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What materials did you use? Black stretch cotton, silver zipper and black zipper

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What are you most proud of? The cool zipper details.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't be afraid to cut into your pattern. If you are on a diet sew quickly. I lost enough weight that I'm not going to bother with finishing details. So of course, with the help of this class I'm making another one!

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I love this esp. the collar. great color .good job.

06/03/2013 Flag

Thank you so much.

06/08/2013 Flag

Hi Tanja H. I hope you decide to post photos of the king quilt you are wokring on. You can contact me at my gmail account. Check out my profile bio, at the bottom is my email info. P.S. my 10 ft. quilt can accomodate up to 112" width. Hope to hear from you. Your friend, Linda

06/22/2013 Flag

I do plan to post pix.of the quilt. I'm starting tomorrow. We're fighting over the quilting pattern. It's a geometric quilt that only wants patterns with right angles and I want something with curves. BTW, I do talk to and argue with my projects and sometimes I even win! I will definitely give you a virtual ring!

06/27/2013 Flag

Your zipper reminds me of Project Runway designs. Love it! May try an external zip myself some day. I too am losing weight - strict diet from doctor- but I guess I can keep sewing. maybe some designs that lend themselves to alterations.

07/12/2013 Flag

Thank so much, I love Project Runway! To fit my changing body, I've been making more knits. They will adj to my body and I can wear them for awhile.

07/13/2013 Flag

Love your designs! It's great to see designs that are actually on trend and stylish! More to come, I hope.

08/17/2013 Flag

I particularly like the fabric choice and the beautiful job you did on the piping. You may be too small to wear it, but someone is going to be the recipient of a lovely gift!!

09/01/2013 Flag

Thank you so much! I'm gifting it to my sis and I'm making a skirt to go with it. I think she'll like it.

09/03/2013 Flag

If the skirt looks anything like the top she's going to have a very elegant outfit! --And how lucky for her that she has such a generous sister!

09/04/2013 Flag

Thank you, I hope she likes it!

09/05/2013 Flag