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Instant Upgrade Peplum Top Tutorial

This free sewing tutorial is the best way to transform a cheap v-neck into an expensive-looking and fitted top.

Updated December 13, 2022
Instant Upgrade Peplum Top Tutorial
Instant Upgrade Peplum Top Tutorial
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Turn any boring t-shirt into an adorable and stylish top that's perfect for summer with this Instant Upgrade Peplum Top Tutorial. This free sewing tutorial is the best way to transform a cheap v-neck into an expensive-looking and fitted top.

Peplum tops are a fantastic way to add structure to your outfit and makes the waist look narrower, meaning they're key if you've always wanted to have an hourglass-shape.

This sewing tutorial features eyelets to add a pretty summer touch, but have fun experimenting with this look all throughout the year with long sleeve tees. Learn how to make a top with this chic and elegant summer t-shirt refashioning project!


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Time to CompleteIn an evening

Sewn byEither Hand or Machine


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I love how subtle this peplum is. So many of them jut out right at the waist and are not flattering at all. This one adds a bit of texture without being too out of control.


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