Saturday, April 4, 2015

A Strapless Peplum Gown - A CopyCat Fashion for MAGAM April

My dear friend is going to a wedding and asked me to make her a gown. I'm so excited that she asked me! She showed me this picture:
(I believe this was a Ralph Lauren dress)
 She wanted the same style dress in a tomato red ponte knit that she had purchased. I decided to make a prototype for myself in a bubblegum pink knit that had been in my stash for at least 6 years. I don't have an exact pattern for this dress but I have this old strapless knit dress pattern that I had used before - Simplicity 8764 from 1999. I will just draft the peplum myself.

I have a month to get my friend's dress done so I'd better get cracking with my proof of concept dress! ;-) So exciting!!!


  1. Ooh, this is going to be pretty :)

    1. Thanks Sarah Liz! I hope it will turn out well. I like doing copycat fashions with knit. It's always easier to copy something in knit for me. And I love sewing with knits! ;-)