Tag Archives: peplum

DIY Summer T-Shirt Series: Add a Lace Doily

Believe it or not, lace doilies actually have a rich history and played a role in everyday life for over a hundred years. But not many homes display these incredibly intricate pieces of art anymore. Why not unearth your grannie’s doilies … Continue reading

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DIY Summer T-Shirt Series: Make a Peplum

Yay! It’s summer, the season of the T-shirt. Can you hear a collective T-shirt cheer as they’re all unearthed from the bottom of drawers and the backs of closets around the country? Unfortunately, thousands of these perfectly good T-shirts will … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway: And The Winner of the Peplum Challenge is…..

Before I announce the winner, I would just like to say that all of the seamstresses were very brave this week, they all stepped out of the box, tried something new and created some beautiful peplums for us.  Congratulations to … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway: Peplum Sewalongs

Hey, remember Elizabeth, from The Hungry Octopus and the first season of Refashion Runway?  She took some time out from her own Fall Refashion Series: Favorite Art Museum and came back to join us this week for the Peplum Sew Along! … Continue reading

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Time to Vote! Refashion Runway: Season Two- Peplum Challenge

As I was perched upon MY personal peplum pulpit, preaching the praises of this perky pattern, who knew many of the others were petrified of this popular trend. (Say that five times real fast) :)   But come to find … Continue reading

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Upcycled Cashmere Peplum

A great place to find bargains at your thrift store is in the men’s section. So often we women buy our men wonderful cashmere sweaters as gifts. We imagine ourselves snuggling up to our sweetie pie, watching movies, and feeling … Continue reading

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Another Peplum Refashion Tutorial: This Time a Shirt

I might have a new love. The peplum……..it’s flirty and flattering. What could be better? I started with this knit thrift store dress that I purchased for (you guessed it) fifty cents on half price Wednesday at my local thrift … Continue reading

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Up the Fun Factor with a Peplum Skirt Refashion

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner. Here’s a quick refashion idea perfect for any celebration. Start with a long thrift store skirt.   Cut off the bottom to your desired length, leaving just enough for a hem. To … Continue reading

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