The absolute best top & tunic for the fall, winter, or spring sewing season.  Dress it up or dress it down, the relaxed fit peplum is perfect for any occasion!  Pair it with the women's fit pants for the easiest knockout outfit you have ever sewn!  

This pattern is for women and you will be thrilled with all the options! Choose from a full circle peplum, a slimming half circle peplum, or a gathered peplum to get the exact style you looking for.  You can also change it up with the curve hem tunic or the high low hem tunic.  It is meant to be fitted around the chest with a relaxed fit around the waist. 

Check out our Blog Lookbook for more inspiration and for a closer look at fabric and style options!!!

Available in these sizes:


Length: Top or Tunic

Sleeve: Short, 3/4, or Long

Peplum: Half Circle, Full Circle or Gathered

Hem: High/Low or Curve

Fabric Requirements: Knit fabric 56-60” wide with at least 50% 2-way stretch for main. Circle Peplum, neckband/neck binding require at least 50% 4-way stretch. Choosing fabric with more structure and recovery like ponte, liverpool, scuba, or french terry will give the peplum more body. Fabric like rayon spandex or double brushed polyester will give the peplum more drape and flow.

Notions: Matching thread.

Machine requirements: Optional serger or sewing machine with a zig zag (or other stretch type) stitch.

What's Included: *Please Note: This is a PDF Sewing Pattern. You will not recieve anything in the mail.

  • Color Coded No Trim Pattern Pieces in these formats:
    • 8.5 X 11 US Letter
    • A4
    • A0 (Copy Shop)
    • Projector File (includes unfolded pattern pieces)
  • Imperial & Metric Measurements
  • Step-by-step Sewing Instructions with detailed pictures to help you understand the steps.
  • Fabric suggestions & supply list
  • Helpful sewing hints & tips throughout the tutorial 


Check out the Mamma Can Do It Blog! It is full of resources, hacks, and tutorials for MCDI Patterns. Hack pictures are included at the end of the listing pictures. 

See the posts that apply to the Relaxed Peplum:

This is a PDF sewing pattern and tutorial to teach you how to create these garments. YOU WILL NOT RECIEVE ANYTHING IN THE MAIL.

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