Summery peplum blouse – Simplicity 2027

by Wild child Sophie on August 18, 2013 · 13 comments

in 1950s,Blouses,Vintage Sewing

Hello everybody!

With the hot days of this summer, even here in northern France, lightweight blouses are quite welcome! Lately, I purchased one lot of vintage patterns, and one of these is this one, simplicity 2027.

What’s great with it is that, according to the type of fabric you use, you can get really different styles! I wanted a summery/hawaii look, so I used a flowery light weight cotton to make it. I used some kind of woody buttons, half shiny, half mat.

It was really easy to sew, and after a very few alterations, I think it fitted well!

With a black straight skirt (home made too :-) ), and my lastely made birdie beret, I had my perfect outfit for the rockabilly concert this week end! Yeeeey! With a high waisted pair of trousers it looks nice too, I tried haha!

If you want more informations and pictures, come visit my blog :-) .

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Siri Andersen August 18, 2013 at 3:23 pm

That blouse is darling! Well done :)
Think I will put this pattern on my want-list!

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Jeanne Marie August 18, 2013 at 4:38 pm

What a coincidence! Simplicity recently reissued this one. I bought it last week. It looks darling on you. Now I’m really excited to try it!

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ksgentry August 18, 2013 at 5:14 pm

I think I might have this pattern in my vintage stash, after seeing yours I definitely need to pull it out and give it a try. Love the fabric and is so well made.

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Linda L August 18, 2013 at 7:05 pm

Great looking peplum blouse. I just purchased this pattern and hope to sew it soon.

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Kathryn Barnhill August 18, 2013 at 8:16 pm

I just purchased the reissued pattern too. Its really great on you. I’m excited to make it. I wonder about the facings. I’ll let you know what’s in the new pattern.

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Nicole August 18, 2013 at 8:16 pm

Love this pattern! I’ve made two blouses from it, and love them both! I get a lot of compliments from the older ladies at church who remember wearing peplum blouses when they were young. Yours looks great!

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Rebecca August 18, 2013 at 10:06 pm

This is great! I like that the peplum isn’t overwhelming and it doesn’t create any extra bulk around the waist and hips. I also adore your hat! Did you make it as well?

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Layla August 19, 2013 at 2:09 am

I LOVE the fabric, very Hawaiian 50′s. Good work.

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Lazy Seamstress August 19, 2013 at 5:51 am

Beautiful blouse, I love your fabric choice.

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Francie August 19, 2013 at 7:38 pm

I love this blouse! I’m glad the pattern is available from Simplicity again. It looks very nice with your skirt and hat.

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Melissa August 20, 2013 at 12:49 am

This is gorgeous! Pretty fabric and the fit is perfect! This is going on my must-make list!

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cup + penny August 24, 2013 at 2:39 pm

It’s very flattering from the back! I love peplum. Thanks for the inspiration, I’m going to make my own one of these days soon!

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Sophie August 26, 2013 at 6:34 pm

Ow! Thank you all you are very sweet! Oh now I can’t wait to see your own projects! You’ll HAVE to post it here, or send me picture, I would be really glad to see how it can turn out!! :D

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