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In the Folds Peplum Tank from Peppermint Magazine (Make Nine)

It's been a while since I blogged.  In between doing some traveling, I've been sewing a lot but have not had much motivation to get out and take pictures, as it is over 100 degrees most days now. I do have a little post I can scrape together today, though - with some photos from the end of June of one of my Make Nine patterns... an In the Folds Peplum tank.

This is a popular one on Instagram & it's free!  It looks cute & flattering on lots of body types and I've been drawn to that peplum style top since seeing them on some modest clothing RTW sites (Clad + Cloth and Piper & Scoot).  I thought I might really love this style.

I actually don't love it.

My lack of love is two-fold.  One, the fit is not good.  I foolishly cut the pattern looking at the body measurements and not the finished measurements and there is a lot more ease in this pattern than I would have liked.  I cut for the 40" bust and the finished measurement for that is 43.5.  To me, thi…

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