April Rhodes - The Riding Peplum & Party Dress
Beautiful sewing patterns from April Rhodes.
The peplum shape is one of the most flattering for lots of body types. It is a great choice for summer in either length. All of April's patterns are beginner friendly and sew up pretty quickly.
Suggested fabrics are cotton, lawn, voile, deouble gauze, shot cotton, chambray or linen blends.
Fabric Requirements for 45" wide fabric are
Top - 2 yards for xs-m, 2 1/4 yards for l-xxl + 1/2 yard of the same or coordinating fabric for armhole and neckline facings
Dress - 3 1/3 yards for sx-m, 4 yards for l-xxl + 1/2 yard of the same or coordinating fabric for armhole and neckline facings
THE RIDING PEPLUM/PARTY DRESS is a quick-to-sew, easy-to-wear pattern with subtle bust darts and a slightly loose waistline. The riding-length peplum is perfectly designed to be pulled on and worn effortlessly with your favorite skinny jeans or leggings. Run out and ride a horse, a bike or a motorcycle! Shoes and accessories can quickly dress it up or dress it down. The party dress-length peplum has the same easy fit with added length for a fun, swingy skirt. It’s perfect for your birthday celebration or just a ladies’ night out on the town!