June 23, 2017

Girl Charlee Fabrics :: NEW Sewing Patterns from George & Ginger Co.

NEW George and Ginger Co. Sewing Patterns are now available in the shop, including the popular Confidence Collection along with the all new Picnic Dress Pattern! These four gorgeous sewing patterns are perfect staples for your Summer wardrobe and each includes many customization options to design your custom garments. See all of our new patterns below and shop the entire collection of G&G Sewing Patterns along coordinating fabrics at GirlCharlee.com today. Enjoy!

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G&G PDF patterns are the sketches of my personal flair and style! Get ready to explore new techniques, fabrics and expression as you sew... Every pattern you find has been thoroughly test and classy-women approved! With beautifully designed, layered pieces and graphic and color photos, each pattern will take you from store-bought to a whole new handmade wardrobe just for you!

George & Ginger Day Trip Skirt Sewing Pattern ::
Get ready for a sexy summer with the Day Trip Skirt! So many ways to mix and match! The Day Trip Skirt is so fun with unique drape-pockets, this pattern is a stunner! Simple construction with a jaw-dropping result! Make something fabulous for YOU!

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Get ready for a sexy summer with the Road Trip Bodysuit! This pattern includes basic and lace up options and four different sleeve lengths (including sleeveless), so it’s easy to customize it to your style and taste! Special instructions on adding crotch snaps are included. Make something fabulous for YOU!
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Get ready for a sexy summer with The Heat Wave Hot Pants! These are a must-have, darted for a flattering fit, slim and wide waistband versions...and optional pockets! Make something fabulous for YOU!

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The Picnic Dress is stunning and fabulous for all occasions! This A-line, gathered bodice and skirt design is perfect for a night out or every day! With four sleeve lengths, including sleeveless, this dress will carry you through all seasons! Mix and match contrasting fabric with the decorative trim... This pattern is a must have for any trendy seamstress’ collection! 

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View and purchase these sewing patterns and more on girlcharlee.com! If you sew up any of these patterns with our fabrics please send us images as we would love to see it and you could be featured on our monthly Knit Picks. Email your pictures to gcblog@girlcharlee.com.

Happy sewing!
~ Heather & The Girl Charlee Team

June 22, 2017

Girl Charlee Fabrics :: June Knit Picks

Our June Knit Picks winner is... JESSICA!! Congratulations and a big THANK YOU to everyone who participated this month, both by submitting their handmade projects and by voting. Below is our amazing collection of Summer ready June Knit Picks entries, along with links to each of the fabrics sewn up. Learn more about how Knit Picks Voting works here, and submit your Girl Charlee creations for an upcoming feature by emailing pictures to gcblog@girlcharlee.com. We will be announcing the next Knit Picks contest on July 24th, so be sure to get your entries in as soon as possible. Enjoy!

Item: Girl's Tank

By: Jessica Ray

Instagram: @peaches_and_poppies

Item: Girl's Dress

By: Tawny Camasta

Item: Women's Dress

By: Sandi Fraser

Item: Mommy & Me Dresses

By: Heather Hawkins

Blog: What Does She Do All Day?

Fabric: BOLT Kabloom Floral Cotton Spandex Knit Fabric and BOLT Mustard Dot Cotton Spandex Knit Fabric

Item: Girl's Jumpsuit

By: Aacoa Glaspie

Fabric: Coral Pink Aztec Diamonds Cotton Spandex Blend Knit Fabric

Item: Women's Vest

By: Kaitlin Jacob

Instagram: @sewphistikate

Item:Women's Dress

By: Alison George

Item: Women's Top

By: Rachel Garza

Thank you all for the submissions! If you did not see yours posted here never fear it will be up in a future feature. If you have not sent us a pic we would love to feature it! Learn more about Knit Picks Voting here.

Happy sewing!
~ Heather & The Girl Charlee Team

June 20, 2017

Tutorial Tuesday :: Jersey Top with FREE Sewing Pattern from Peppermint Magazine

This weeks Tutorial Tuesday features the stylish and comfortable Jersey Top Tutorial with FREE Sewing Pattern from Maddie Taylor of The Stitchery for Peppermint Magazine. This color blocked, three quarter sleeve tee is the perfect wardrobe staple as it can be made in many different knit fabrics and worn year-roud! Happy Sewing!

As an added bonus, the free pattern included features sizes XS-XL! See below to determine your size:

Designed for knit fabrics with at least 25% stretch, this top would be perfect to sew in Cotton Jersey and Cotton Lycra knits. With contrast sleeves and neck binding, you can experiment mixing and matching different prints, solids, and stripes! A few of my picks from the store:
We hope you enjoy this tutorial! We love to see what you sew up so please send 1-2 images of any project you make with Girl Charlee Fabrics to gcblog@girlcharlee.com and you might see your creation featured in our next Knit Picks!

Happy Sewing!
~ Heather & The Girl Charlee Team