Riding Peplum Wearable Muslin

Riding Peplum

When I saw April Rhodes’ new Riding Peplum and Party Dress pattern was released, I immediately bought it even though I wasn’t absolutely in love with the look. Luckily, I saw a hack on Instagram where I zipper had been installed in the back to make it fit more snugly.

I’m not super comfortable with zippers yet, so I wanted to make a wearable muslin. I had some Amy Butler cotton lying around so I just used that.

Riding Peplum

It worked out better than I thought it would.

Riding Peplum

The one problem I have with this pattern and a lot of April’s patterns are the STUPID BIAS TAPE FINISHES! I’d rather have a facing or lining.

I did end up using bias tape on the neckline, but I just serged the edges of the armhole and turned those under. Easy peasy. Actually, mom helped me so that made it even easier.

Next – Make one in some very fun fabric!

  1. Kim’s avatar

    Way cute shirt!



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