Penelope Peplum Circle Skirt + Dresses Add-on Pattern Release // 3 new variations!


I have a big surprise today! An add-on pattern for the Penelope Peplum with THREE new skirt options is now available! This pattern provides full size pattern pieces for three new versions: the circle top, the circle dress and the gathered dress! The pattern uses the original Penelope Peplum file for most of the pieces, so you need to have that pattern to make these dresses and top.

penelope peplum dress

After making quite a few Penelope tops, I was craving a dress, so decided to make one with a gold striped knit I had and I LOVED it! It looks super cute belted, or not and it’s so comfy.

Then I thought that the peplum would be really cool in a sequin fabric or something like that but it wouldn’t work if I had to gather it, so I made a circle top pattern pieces that will work with all your crazy knit fabrics!


peplum pattern by see kate sew

You can also use the circle dress pattern pieces to make a totally unique dress! This is my new favorite dress, I love the fullness of the skirt and the silhouette of it. It only took me an hour to make, too!

circle skirt dress pattern by see kate sew circle-dress minnetonka

Three new options in one pattern! Download yours from the shop today!

I’ll be back later with the final installment of the Penelope Peplum Sew-a-long!


  1. Amie says

    Hey Kate!

    I am looking at the pattern, just purchased (yay!), and am trying to figure out how much fabric I need for the gathered dress. Do I add the yardage from the circle top to the yardage to the gathered dress? And does this yardage negate the yardage from the original peplum top?

    Thanks a bunch! This will be my first garment, other than PJs.

    • says

      Great question! Nope, you don’t need the original yardage requirements at all. The yardage listed in the add-on pattern is the complete yardage you will need for each project :)