Tuesday, 4 June 2013

PRIMA Pattern, June 2013 - Chic Peplum Dress

The pattern from the June 2013 PRIMA Magazine issue is still currently available to order by phone until the end of this month.

Prima Magazine - Pattern, June 2013 (01)  Prima Magazine - Pattern, June 2013 (02)

The pattern for June is a really pretty chic dress - perfect for weddings, parties and other celebrations - maybe a classy dinner-date too ;) ?  The slim-fitting peplum dress has above-the-elbow sleeves, soft-tucks at the front neckline, and fastens with a centre back zip. Sizes 10 - 20 (UK). 

Prima Magazine - Pattern, June 2013 (03)

I think you could easily use this pattern to make yourself a cute peplum-top too. Also, I think the addition of a waist-stay (perhaps some pre-washed/shrunken soft cotton-tape?) would help to maintain the shape and definition of the waist. For less creasing and easy wearable fabric - how about some double-knit or ponte (with minimal stretch) :) too?
Prima Magazine - Pattern, June 2013 (04)    Prima Magazine - Pattern, June 2013 (05)

See my old post here on tips for ordering their patterns: PRIMA Magazine: How to Order Their Sewing Patterns.


  1. So are we going to see a version of this made by you?! I think you'd look killer in this dress. I can totally see you rocking it in an electric/cobalt blue xxx

  2. Hi Zoe! I think I might make this for my wedding anniversary in September - so yes!! :)

    1. Interested to know if you made this dress. I have been asked to make for friend but doing measurements the waist seems very small, she is a 12 but according to chart I need to cut out a 16/18...would appreciate any input thanks.


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